UMES Women's Basketball vs. Howard inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Randy Stadler & Megan Raymond)
Batchelor on Burke: "Burke has the potential to be a high volume scorer. She is a very effective mid-range and three-pointer shooter and she is aggressive attacking the basket."
2015-16: Competed in 21 contests (11 starts) before her season was cut short due to injury ... in four seasons, the North Carolina product played in 83 games (24 starts) and amassed 587 points, 258 boards, 89 assists, 60 steals, and 13 blocks ... finished third on the team in free-throw percentage at 72-percent ... scored in all 21 appearances this season ... in her season debut against Georgetown (11/13/15), she scored a season-high 15 points ... tallied a game-high 13 points at Northeastern (11/19/15) ... chipped in 15 points at Xavier (11/22/15) ... registered 13 points in the home win over Cheyney (11/24/15) ... recorded a team-high 14 points versus Mount St. Mary's (12/02/15) ... scored 12 points against UMBC (12/15/15) ... notched 12 points versus Morgan State (01/11/16) ... netted 14 points on 5-of-10 shooting in the road win at South Carolina State (01/18/16) ... registered 11 points in the double overtime victory over Bethune-Cookman (01/23/16).
2014-15: Came off the bench as the team's primary sixth man ... played 27 games in a reserve role ... registered 14 points at Virginia Tech (11/16/14) ... recorded her first career double-double at Marshall, posting 20 points and a career-high 10 boards in a career-high 39 minutes of action (11/22/14) ... scored 13 points in the conference home opener against North Carolina Central (12/06/14) ... produced 10 points and seven boards at USC-Upstate (12/13/14) ... tallied 14 points versus UMBC (12/22/14) ... generated 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting against Monmouth (12/30/14) ... registered 15 points at Morgan State (01/12/15) ... recorded 12 points and five rebounds in the home win over Coppin State (01/31/15) ... had a team-high 19 points at Howard (02/02/15) ... posted 12 points in the road win at Norfolk State (02/09/15) ... notched a team-high 22 points in the homecoming victory Delaware State (02/14/15) ... had a team-high 18 points in the win over North Carolina Central at the MEAC Tournament opening round (03/10/15) ... produced 10 points versus Savannah State in MEAC Finals (03/14/15).
2013-14:Played all 30 contests with 13 starts ... tallied a team-high 17 points versus USC-Upstate (11/08/14) ... registered career-highs in points (23) and rebounds (8) at American (11/12/13) ... scored 10 points at Monmouth (12/03/13) ... notched 11 points versus Coppin State (02/08/14) ... notched a career-high four steals at Hampton (02/10/14) ... recorded a team-high 15 points in the home win over Morgan State (02/17/14) ... totaled 13 points, including 6-of-12 from the field, in the home overtime victory over Delaware State (03/06/14) ... finished second on the team in scoring with 17 points and tied a career-high four assists in the upset win over Norfolk State in the MEAC Tournament opening round (03/10/14) ... wrapped up her sophomore campaign scoring a team-high 14 points in a 30 minutes (career-high) of action in the MEAC Quarterfinals loss to Coppin State (03/13/14).
2012-13: Played in five games off the bench ... made first career basket, a three-pointer, in season opener at George Mason (11/13) ... earned two points with an assist and a steal vs. Old Dominion (11/20).
High School/Club: Played basketball for the Oakwood School, becoming the first female player ever from her high school to sign an NLI to play collegiate athletics ... team captain past two seasons, earning Coastal Plain Independent Conference MVP and NCISAA All-State honors in senior year ... led the Eagles to a pair of state Final Fours in 2011 and 2012, going to the finals in 2011 ... won the conference in 2010 and 2011 ... averaged 27 points per game in 2012.
Personal: Born Sept. 21, 1994 in Edenton, N.C. ... daughter of Marvin III and Erica Burke ... has a sister, Triniti, and a brother, Taranje ... major is exercise science ... pregame routine includes listening to music ... best sports moment is placing third in states in 11th grade ... lists her Mom as most influential person for being a hard worker ... best non-athletic accomplishment is graduating from high school ... plans to get a job at a high school upon graduation ... favorite sayings are "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard" and "Pain is only temporary" ... hobbies include watching cartoons ... favorite movie is "Dream Girls" ... personal athletic goal this season is to become a better player ... personal athletic goal upon graduation is to win the MEAC Championship.