2005-06: Took first place in the 174-pound division at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point's Pointer Open ... Placed second at the Kaufman / Brand Open ...Named MAC Wrestler of the Week for January 2 - January 8 ... Finished third at MAC Wrestling Championships ... Won his only match in the 184-pound class against No. 25 Northern Iowa ... Posted a 22-11 record on the season.
2004-05: Saw action in the 174 pound class tallying an 18-16 mark ... Named as the team's most improved wrestler ... Finished third at the MAC Championship ... Notched a second place finish at the UW- Stevens Point Open ... Picked up a 16-5 major-decision against Kent State ... Named Most Improved Wrestler.
2003-04: Saw time in both the 165 and 174 pound classes, picking up a pair of wins during his redshirt freshman campaign ... Claimed his first win of the season at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 8-9) in the 165 pound class, a 9-7 win over SUNY-Brockport's Brandon Clark ... Second win came at 174 pounds, a pin of SIU-Edwardsville's Pat Healy (6:54).
2002-03: Registered a 6-4 record while redshirting as a true freshman ... Champion of the Dubuque Invitational after wrestling to a 4-0 record during the tournament ... Pinned Joe Vogal of Loras College in the championship to win the tournament title ... Earned a pair of wins at Northern Iowa.
High School: Wrapped up a successful career with a sixth-place finish at the IHSA state championships his senior year ... Finished his prep tenure with a 43-3 record ... Picked up his second regional title his last season while also taking the sectional crown ... Captured four-straight conference titles on his way to being named All-Mid-State Six Conference ... Senior-year recognition includes All-Area accolades from the Peoria Journal-Star ... Holds the Notre Dame career record for wins, pins and takedowns.
Personal: Son of Mary Ann and Kevin Burk ... Born Feb. 15, 1983 ... Majoring in History.
Year W L Pins
2002-03 6 4 1
2003-04 2 10 1
2004-05 18 16 0
2005-06 22 11 5
Career 48 41 7