30 Abby Burke
30 - Abby Burke
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bedford, Mass.
Position: G
Previous Team: The Rivers School
gp 10
gs 9
min 448:06
ga 31
gaa 4.15
sv 257

Honors: 2015-16 NEHC All-Academic ... 2014-15 ECAC East All-Academic ... 2014 ECAC Open Tournament All-Tournament Team

As a Junior: Started 23 games between the pipes for the Purple Knights … recorded 675 saves with a .900 save percentage ... fifth-highest save total in program history and seventh-best save percentage ... tied program record with three shutouts ... earned shutout victories over Plymouth State on Nov. 6, over Daniel Webster on Dec. 4, and over New England College on Feb. 6, making 37 stops in the New England College contest … made more than 30 saves 11 times on the season … made season-high 54 saves in a 2-2 tie against Salve Regina on Feb. 20.

As a Sophomore: Played 10 games with seven starts ... recorded .879 save percentage and 3.38 GAA while going 3-5 ... made a season-high 33 saves in a 4-1 win at SUNY Canton on Dec. 5 ... stopped six shots in 13:25 of relief and earned the win after the Purple Knights beat New England College, 6-4, on Feb. 7 ... logged 19 saves in a 3-1 win against Nichols on Feb. 18 ... collected 31 saves against Saint Anselm in the ECAC Open Tournament consolation game on March 1.

As a Freshman: Played 12 games with 11 starts ... 3.26 goals-against average was second lowest in school history, and .912 save percentage was third best ... recorded seven saves in collegiate debut during 19:38 of relief at SUNY Potsdam on Nov. 2 ... first career start came against fourth-ranked Norwich on Nov. 9, when she made a season-high 54 saves on 56 shots, including 27 saves during a scoreless third period ... collected first career win in a 34-save performance against Nichols on Jan. 4 ... registered 30 or more stops in five of her final six starts, including a 41-save effort against Castleton State on Feb. 14 ... turned away 35 shots in a 1-1 tie against Sacred Heart on Feb. 23 in the ECAC Open Tournament consolation game.

Before SMC: Played four years of varsity ice hockey and softball at The Rivers School ... also played field hockey ... served as a captain, won the coaches award, and was an Independent School League All-League honorable mention for both ice hockey and softball ... was a member of a NEPSAC Division II ice hockey quarterfinalist team in 2013, semifinalist team in 2012 and 2010, and finalist in 2011 ... helped guide the Assabet Valley Patriots to national championships in 2008 and 2012 while guiding them to national silver medalist in 2010 and a national quarterfinal appearance in 2011 ... winner of the 2013 Strauss Athletic Prize given by her school ... recipient of the scholar athlete award ... was on the honor roll.

Personal: Abigail Jessie Burke ... daughter of Daniel and Margaret Burke ... majoring in biology and minoring in psychology ... Dean's List student ... grandfather played ice hockey at the University of Connecticut.

Recent Games
Feb 4 Salve Regina L, 3-2
Feb 10 at Plymouth State L, 3-2
Feb 11 at Saint Anselm L, 12-1
Feb 17 at Southern Maine W, 3-2
Feb 18 at University of New England L, 3-1
Feb 22 at Franklin Pierce L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 10 8
Games started 9 7
Minutes 448:06 329:27
Goals against 31 27
Goals-against average 4.15 4.92
Saves 257 193
Save pct .892 .877
Wins 1 1
Losses 8 6
Ties 0 0
Win pct .111 .143
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 28 at SUNY Potsdam L, 3-0 1 59:53 3 3.01 33 .917 0 1 0
Oct 29 SUNY Potsdam L, 4-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Franklin Pierce L, 5-0 1 59:50 5 5.01 39 .886 0 1 0
Nov 5 Holy Cross L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Franklin Pierce L, 4-1 1 60:00 4 4.00 27 .871 0 1 0
Nov 12 UMass Boston L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Norwich L, 8-0 1 40:00 5 7.50 34 .872 0 1 0
Nov 19 Saint Anselm L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 2 at Salem State L, 1-0 1 58:46 1 1.02 31 .969 0 1 0
Dec 3 at Endicott L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 Plymouth State L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 7 Sacred Heart L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Sacred Heart L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 14 at Holy Cross L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 20 at Castleton W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 21 at New England College W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Saint Anselm L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 28 Nichols W, 8-2 1 59:47 2 2.01 22 .917 1 0 0
Feb 3 Manhattanville L, 6-3 1 13:50 4 17.35 6 .600 0 1 0
Feb 4 Salve Regina L, 3-2 0 20:00 0 0.00 12 1.000 0 0 0
Feb 10 at Plymouth State L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at Saint Anselm L, 12-1 1 16:12 4 14.81 14 .778 0 1 0
Feb 17 at Southern Maine W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 at University of New England L, 3-1 1 59:48 3 3.01 39 .929 0 1 0
Feb 22 at Franklin Pierce L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2013-14 12 11 644:11 35 3.26 365 .912 1 9 2 .167
2014-15 10 7 426:29 24 3.38 174 .879 3 5 0 .375
2015-16 23 23 1214:16 75 3.71 675 .900 5 16 2 .261
2016-17 10 9 448:06 31 4.15 257 .892 1 8 0 .111
Total 55 50 2733:02 165 3.62 1471 .899 10 38 4 .231
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 10 9 448:06 31 4.15 257 .892 1 8 0 .111
Conference 8 7 329:27 27 4.92 193 .877 1 6 0 .143
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 3 153:27 11 4.30 79 .878 1 2 0 .333
Away 6 6 294:39 20 4.07 178 .899 0 6 0 .000
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 1 1 59:47 2 2.01 22 .917 1 0 0 1.000
Losses 9 8 388:19 29 4.48 235 .890 0 8 0 .000
Ties - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
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October 1 1 59:53 3 3.01 33 .917 0 1 0 .000
November 3 3 159:50 14 5.26 100 .877 0 3 0 .000
December 1 1 58:46 1 1.02 31 .969 0 1 0 .000
January 1 1 59:47 2 2.01 22 .917 1 0 0 1.000
February 4 3 109:50 11 6.01 71 .866 0 3 0 .000