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2013: Saw action in two games during the season, pitching one inning of relief against both Middle Tennessee and St. Bonaventure ... Surrendered three hits, but did not give up a run while on the mound for Xavier.
2011: Appeared in 32 games in relief and earned a 2-3 record with a 3.20 ERA ... Posted one save for XU ... Struck out a career-high five batters at UMass (April 22).
2010: Made 16 appearances including eight starts in his rookie season at XU ... Earned a 2-4 record ... Struck out 20 batters in 40 innings of action.
Prior to Xavier: Three-year varsity letter winner ... Had a .385 batting average with three home runs and 24 runs scored his senior year ... Won eight games, had a 2.48 ERA with 71 pitching strikeouts his senior year ... Team was sectional and district champions his senior year ... Was awarded First Team All-Conference his junior and senior years ... Second Team All-Cincinnati his junior year and First Team All-Cincinnati his senior year ... Was also named Second Team All-State senior year ... Helped his team to a 19-7 season his final year under head coach Shawn Sowders.
Personal: Entrepreneurial studies major ... Born Feb. 3, 1991 in Hamilton, Ohio ... Father played football at Heidleburg and mother played volleyball at Miami Hamilton ... Parents are Jim and Kim Burk.