5 Emily Burke
5 Emily Burke
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Archbishop Mitty
Previous College: San Jose State
Position: S
Major: Communications
College: JR


AS A SENIOR IN 2010: Played in 101 of 102 sets last season ... tallied 930 assists (9.21 apg), 237 digs (2.35 dpg), 24 aces (.24 sapg) and 49 kills (.49 kpg), hitting .273 ... hit a season-best .625 at Sac State (Sept. 1), scoring a season-best five kills ... season-best 61 assists vs. No. 20 Delaware (Sept. 21) .. 55 assists vs. UC Riverside (Aug. 28) and 54 vs. DePaul (Sept. 15) ... collected a season-best 19 digs vs. UOP (Sept. 4) and 15 three times: vs. CSU Northridge (Sept. 10), at LMU (Oct. 30) and vs. Saint Mary's (Oct. 14) ... had four blocks vs. Idaho (Sept. 2) and three blocks twice: vs. Portland State (Sept. 10) and at Fresno State (Aug. 28).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: Played in 32 sets averaged 7.57 apg and totaled 16 service aces... racked up 20 assists and 9 digs against Western Michigan (Aug. 30) ... tallied 36 assists five kills and seven digs against UC Riverside (Sept. 4) ... registered a season high .667 hitting percentage, 42 assists, one service ace and nine digs against CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 5) ... registered two kills, 35 assists and four digs against Idaho (Sept. 18) ... dished out 45 assists, two kills and 10 digs on the match at Cal Poly (Sept. 18) ... scored one kill, 36 assists and six digs at Penn (Sept. 25) ... distributed 42 assists, collecting nine digs with four kills, hitting .667 vs. CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 5) ... named to the All-Tournament team at Sac State Invitational (Sept. 8) ... collected 34 assists and three service aces vs. USD (Oct. 11) ... dispensed 40 assists vs. Portland (Oct. 15) ... earned 15 digs with 49 assists and five service aces vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 17).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Played for San Jose State ... played in 94 games and 27 matches, started 25 of those matches ... averaged 9.11 assists per game and 1.78 digs per game ... recorded first triple double by a setter against St Mary's on Sept. 5th with 40 assists, 15 digs, and 10 kills and was named WAC player of the week Sept. 7 ... in four matches that week collected 146 assists, 33 digs, and 21 kills ... averaged 10.43 assists and 2.36 digs per set during that span ... named the Spartan Foundation Athlete of the Week (Sept. 8) after she recorded her first-ever triple-double ... was just the seventh player in the San Jose State record books to record a triple-double and only the 11th time in school history that this feat has been recorded ... in next match, added a double-double against Sacramento State with 48 assists and 11 digs ... also tied her career-high for blocks in the match with three block assists.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007: WAC All-Freshman team selection ... played in all 29 matches and 108 games this season ... averaged 11.44 assists and 2.74 digs per game ... four matches with 60 or more assists - 71 in a five-game win over Idaho at home, 65 versus Arizona State, 63 against Utah State at the WAC Tournament and 60 at New Mexico. ... 16 double-doubles on the season including six of the final eight matches of the season and six consecutive matches from Sept. 1-12 ... season-high 20 digs at Fresno State and had 18 digs at Utah Valley, 17 digs against Arizona State and Boise State and 16 digs at Idaho ... season-best seven kills against Murray State ... 12 kill attempts at Idaho and versus Utah State at the WA Tournament ... 11 kill attempts against New Mexico, Murray State, Arizona State and Nevada...season-best four service aces against San Francisco and added three service aces against Northwestern State ... two aces versus Arizona State, Nevada and at Idaho and Boise State ... season-best three blocks versus Fresno State, Boise State, at then-no. 10 Hawai'i and against Utah State at the WAC Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letterwinner at Archbishop Mitty High in San Jose, Calif. for head coach Bret Almazan-Cezar ... helped lead her team to the 2006 CIF Championship match ... team lost to nationally-ranked Mira Costa ... first team All-West Catholic Athletic League selection her senior year ... 2006 first team All-CIF ... named to the 2006 CIF All-Tournament Team ... led the WCAL in assists and a conference championship her senior season ... played club for Vision and head coach Jason Mansfield...named to the 2007 USA Junior Olympics 18 Open All-Tournament Team.

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif. ... enjoys going to the beach and hanging out with friends ... major is communication.