Joe Burke
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Joe Burke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Niles, Ill.

High School:
Niles Notre Dame

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
1B/DH

Experience:
3L

Bats/Throws:
L/R

2006: Played in six games, all as a reserve ... went 1-for-3 (.333) with two walks on the season ... lone hit of the season came against the Illinois Institute of Technology (4/21).

2005: Played in 20 games, with five starts at DH ... had a hit and RBI at Stetson (2/18).

2004: Hit safely in his first three college games ... finished the season hitting .250 with two home runs and 13 RBI ... went 2-for-6 with a season-best three RBI against Bradley (5/21).

Notre Dame HS: Led team to a 24-11 record and a regional championship in 2003 ... hit .455 with seven home runs and 53 RBI ... team MVP, team captain, all-conference and all-region ... hit .430 as a junior en route to being named all-conference and all-region.

Personal: Born 11-2-84 in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Brian and Maggie Burke ... major: marketing.