Burke named to Capital One Academic All-District team

Burke named to Capital One Academic All-District team

GREENWOOD, Ind. – The College Sports Information Directors of America announced the Capital One Academic All-District men's and women's track & field and cross country teams, and Salisbury University senior Thomas Burke was named to the District 2 NCAA Division III team.

Burke competed for the Sea Gulls in cross country and indoor and outdoor track & field, while upholding a 3.40 grade-point average as an exercise science major.

In order to qualify for the Academic All-District team, an athlete must carry at least a 3.30 GPA, while being an important member of their team.

Burke had a successful athletic year for Salisbury, taking the individual Capital Athletic Conference championship in cross country, while being named the CAC Runner of the Year. He led the team to the program's 10th CAC title.

He also was a part of the Salisbury men's track & field CAC championship teams for the indoor and outdoor seasons. He was an indoor first-team All-CAC member in the one-mile run, while being a second-team selection in the 800-meter run and the distance-medley relay.

For the outdoor season, he was named first-team all-conference in the 800-meter run and second team in the 1,500-meter run.

To view the full Academic All-District selections, click here.

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