Matthew Burke
Matthew Burke
Title: Undergraduate Assistant Coach
Year: First Year at Santa Clara

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012: Played in 21 games collecting 12 attempts, one goal, nine assists and six steals.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011: Redshirted the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Scored 115 career goals ... holds school record for playing in 106 varsity games ... as a senior scored 44 goals with 47 assists ... NCS Division 2 champions in 2010 ... All CIF-NCS First Team in 2010 ... NCS quarterfinalists 2007, '08 and '09 ...  as a junior scored 47 goals and led team with 52 assists ... in 2009 was All-CIF-NCS third team and First-Team All- League DFAL ... as a sophomore scored 30 goals ... 2008 was All-League DFAL honorable mention.

CLUB: 2010 Pacific Zone Olympic Development Team ... Fourth place at 2008 National Junior Olympics with Lamorinda Water Polo.

PERSONAL: Father Bob and mother Theresa ... brother Andrew ... enjoys snowboarding and swimming ... became an Eagle scout junior year of high school ... majoring in Environmental Studies.

Why Santa Clara? Because of the great academic opportunities and the chance to play on a competitive Division I water polo team.