17 Rico Burke
17 Rico Burke
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Mateo, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine
Position: CD

2014: Registered 20 goals and 18 assists on the year … Ranked second on the team with 43 ejections drawn and fourth with 40 steals … Netted two goals in a win over Fordham (Nov. 2) … Drew a season-high eight ejections vs. Navy (Sept. 13) … Made four steals in each of two contests … Helped Brown win its first CWPA title since 1985 and advance to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1990 … Earned ACWPC All-Academic and CWPA Scholar-Athlete honors.

Before Brown: Captain of the Bellarmine Water Polo Team in 2013 for head coach Colin Mello … Helped team win Central Coast Section Division I Championship … Earned California-Hawaii Boys Water Polo All-American fifth team honors … Gained West Catholic Athletic League First Team accolades … Captured All-San Jose Mercury News First Team and All-Central Coast Section First Team laurels … A three-time USA Water Polo Academic All-American … California-Hawaii Sports Bay Area Scholar-Athlete in 2013 … Played on the Stanford Water Polo club team.

Personal: Son of Thomas and Nanette Burke … Brother of Kathryn, who plays water polo for Santa Clara University … Entered Brown undeclared on concentration … Born on May 22, 1996 … Hobbies include playing baseball and hiking.

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