On Burke: Will add depth in the distance freestyle events.
As a Sophomore (2004-05): Opened the season finishing third in the 1,000-free (10:33.94) and seventh in the 500-free (5:18.39) against Johns Hopkins and Howard ... captured seventh in the 1,650-free (17:30.93) and 14th in the 500-free (5:10.07) vs. NC State, Pittsburgh and Villanova ... captured eighth in the 1,650-free (17:20.23) and 18th in the 500-free (5:06.42) at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... was also a member of the eighth place 800-free relay team at the Invitational ... finished fourth in the 500-free (5:13.37) vs. Duke ... swam to an 11th place finish in the 1,000-free (10:34.37) and 19th place finish in the 500-free (5:16.15) vs. Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech and Florida State ... ended the regular season finishing seventh in the 1,000-free with a season high of 10:29.31 against Virginia ... competed in the 500-free (5:07.46) and the 1,650-free (17:18.09) at the ACC Championships.
As a Freshman (2003-04): Finished third in the 1,000-yard freestyle (10:30.00) and sixth in the 500-yard freestyle (5:10.99) at N.C. State in her first collegiate meet ... placed fifth in the 1,000-free (10:31.65) and ninth in the 500-free (5:11.38) against Virginia Tech and Clemson ... won the first two events of her collegiate career against Johns Hopkins and Howard with times of 5:04.99 in the 500-free and 10:35.48 in the 1,000-free ... took second in the 1,000-free (10:28.94) and fourth in the 500-free (5:08.31) against Duke ... finished third in the 1,000-free (10:24.73) and fifth in the 500-free (5:06.95) against Georgia Tech ... placed fifth in the 1,650-frees (17:09.41) and tenth in the 500-free (5:02.52) at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... her time in the 500-free was a season-best ... also finished 35th in the 200-free (1:58.95) at the Terrapin Cup, and was part of the 800-yard freestyle relay team that finished 13th (7:51.53) ... took sixth in both the 500- and 1,650-free against Pittsburgh and Villanova with times of 5:08.03 and 17:21.05, respectively ... swam a season-best 10:18.98 in the 1,000-free to finish sixth against North Carolina ... also finished seventh in the 500-free (5:04.91) against UNC ... swam a season-best 10:20.18 in the 1,000-free to place sixth against Virginia ... also took seventh in the 500-free (5:03.22) against the Cavaliers.
Before Maryland: Captained the Good Counsel swim team twice ...was named All-American, All-County, All-Gazette and team MVP ... team Metro champ all four years of high school.
Personal: Amanda Colleen Burke ... daughter of Anne and Tim Burke ... her sister, Rachel Burke, 22, swims for Virginia ... also recruited by Syracuse, Boston College, Rice and Michigan ... chose Maryland because of its swim program, campus and location ... lists Juan Dixon as her favorite athlete ... lists swimming at the 2000 Olympic trials as her biggest athletic thrill.
Career Bests 200 Free: 1:54 500 Free: 4:55 1000 Free: 9:58 1650 Free: 16:37 400 IM: 4:32