Lady Hawks' historic run falls short to Savannah State
Courtesy of MEAC Media Relations
Lady Hawks move on to the MEAC Quarterfinals
UMES unable to slow down Lady Bears' two-headed attack
Highlanders Ground Lady Hawks
See Mark Sutton's shots from the championship game vs. Savannah State in the 2015 MEAC Tournament.
See shots from the OT win vs. Norfolk State that sent UMES WBB to the Championship game of the 2015 MEAC Tournament.
See Mark Sutton's shots from the UMES win over NCCU in the first round of the 2015 MEAC Women's Basketball Tournament.
UMES Women's Basketball versus Coppin State
UMES Women's Basketball versus Monmouth inside the William P. Hytche Athletic Center (Photos by Lloydlee Heite
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."
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.