In his senior season Thomas Burke compiled a record of 44-12 and an overall career record of 105-46. Burke was a 2013 Disney Duals All-American, 2012 Sunshine State Games Freestyle Champion. Burke was All-Conference from 2009-2013 and was a 2013 District Champion. Burke was a four year varsity wrestlers for the River Ridge Royal Knights and also a team captain. Burke also helped lead his team to a 2013 team runner up finish in conference and a team District Championship. “Thomas loves wrestling and misses wrestling after attending his local community college last year. He is hungry to get back into competition and we are excited to have him be part of our program this year. ”, said HLGU Head Wrestling Coach Scott Hawes. Burke plans to wrestle at 141 pounds for the Trojans. Burke plans on majoring in Criminal Justice at HLGU.
Thomas Burke is the son of Kevin and Geralyn Burke.
HLGU is a Division I NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) school and a member of the American Midwest Conference.