Mike Burke

Forward

#16

  • DOB: 3/20/1990
  • Ht: 6-0
  • Wt: 180
  • Shoots: R
  • Hometown: Brampton, Ontario

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Completed his fourth season in the NLL and first with the Knighthawks…
In 2018-19, he posted career highs in goals (15), assists (27) and points(42)
Picked up his 50th career point on 3/15/19… Scored his first two goals as a
Knighthawk on 2/1/19… Picked up an assist in his Knighthawks debut on
1/19/19… At the time of his signing, Burke was leading the Paris River-
Wolves in goals (six) and points (15) after three Arena Lacrosse
League games… He returned to Rochester after collecting five assists
in two preseason games with the Knighthawks… In his NLL career, he
posted 15 goals and 20 assists in 22 games… He spent two
years with the Colorado Mammoth, where he collected 34 points from
2015-16… As a rookie, he appeared in two games with the Edmonton
Rush and scored one goal during the 2013 campaign…The Rush selected
the Brampton, Ontario native in the third round (28th overall) of the 2012
NLL Entry Draft… Since last playing in the NLL, Burke has competed in
five pro seasons in Canada...From 2014-15, he was a member of the
Southwest Cyclops of the Canadian Lacrosse League (CLax)… In 2014,
he was voted the league’s Rookie of the Year and a First Team All-Star
as he finished third in scoring… The following year, he notched 24 points
(8+16) in six games… In 2017, Burke joined the Paris RiverWolves of the
Arena Lacrosse League… In his first season, he posted 13 goals and 44
assists in eight games… In 2018, he notched 63 points, which included 25
goals in 10 regular season games en route to ALL MVP honors… The River-
Wolves’ captain added 22 points in three playoff games as Paris advanced to
the ALL Cup Finals…In 2018, he was named the co-winner of the Major Series
Lacrosse Bucko McDonald Trophy after tying for the top spot with 68 points…
Played his collegiate lacrosse at the University of Guelph…Named a 2012-13
Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA) West Division
All-Canadian selection…. Won the Baggataway Cup in 2014.

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