Will Burke
Will  Burke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Edina, Minn.

High School:
Edina

Event:
Distance

Elig. (In/Out):
SO/SO


Last Updated: April 26, 2016

At Michigan
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014)

Junior (2016)
Indoor
• Finished third in his heat of the 5000 meter run in a new PR of 14:32.86 at the Iowa State Classic (Feb. 12)
• Competed in the 3000 meter run at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 6), finishing thirteenth in his heat in a time of 8:22.89
• Ran in the 3000 meter run in a PR of 8:19.89 at the Notre Dame Invitational (January 23)
• Competed in the mile run finishing fourth with a time of 4:16.30 at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Jan. 16)

Redshirt Freshman (I/O) (2015)

Indoor
• Ran an 8:25.30 time to finish ninth in the 3,000m race at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31)
• Set the facility record in the 3,000m race and won the event at the Doug Hansen Open (Jan. 23), finishing in 8:22.61
• Made his Wolverine debut at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 27)

Freshman (2014)

Outdoor
• Redshirted

Indoor
• Redshirted

Prep
• Graduated from Edina High School (2013)

Cross Country
• Four-time All-Lake Conference (2009-12)
• Three-time All-Section (6AA) (2010-12)
• Qualified for Minnesota state meet three consecutive years, finishing 12th in 2011 and fourth in 2012
• Placed 25 at the 2013 USA Junior Cross Country Championships

Track & Field
• Helped lead Edina to the Lake Conference team title (2011)
• Lake Conference 3,200-meter champion (2012)
• All-Section honoree in the 3,200- and 1,600-meter run (2012)
• All-State in the 1,600-meter run after placing fourth at the Minnesota state meet
• Finished 12th at the 2012 Nike Cross Heartland Regional

Personal
• Enrolled in the school of Literature, Sciences and the Arts
• Undeclared major
• Born January 19, 1995
• Son of Reid and Valerie Burke

High School Personal Bests
5K -- 15:28 (cross country)
1,600m -- 4:13 (outdoor)
3,200m -- 9:03 (outdoor)

Event Time Date
3,000m (I) 8:19.89 1-16-16
5,000m (I) 14:32.86 2-12-16

 



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