BRISTOL, Conn. - Newberry College senior Tommy Burke of Newberry, S.C, has been named to the 2007 men's basketball ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District III College Division Second Team, it was announced today.
The senior guard has posted a 3.88 grade point average through the fall of 2007, majoring in sports management. This is Burke's first selection to the Academic All-District Team.
Burke has played in 106 games in his career to date, averaging 5.2 points and 2.5 rebounds per game over four seasons. As an accomplished outside shooter, Burke has connected on 37.3 percent of his three-point attempts in his four years.
The ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District team is selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from institutions within District III, which includes the states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
District 3 Winners
Beau Bauer FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY
Patrick Sanou ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY
Austin Lehmann METHODIST COLLEGE
Sean Barnette WINGATE UNIVERSITY
Hazael Andrew FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
Justin Baker MARY WASHINGTON, UNIVERSITY
Dustin David NORTH GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY
Nathaniel Mann SOUTHERN VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
Theo Oates SOUTH CAROLINA-AIKEN, UNIVERSITY OF
Logan Call PFEIFFER UNIVERSITY
Tommy Burke NEWBERRY COLLEGE (SC)
Chad Stapleton NORTHWOOD UNIVERSITY (FL)