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Liam Burke
Liam  Burke


Portland, OR

High School:
Lincoln HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 150



Strong Academic Fall Finish for the Toreros

37 Toreros earned academic honors for the fall semester


Eight XC Toreros Earn All-Academic Honors

The WCC office released All-Academic Team honors Wednesday morning that includes five women and three men on the USD cross country team.


Final lap for many Torero seniors

The men’s and women’s cross country teams finished their season Friday morning at the NCAA West Coast Regionals.


Final lap for many Torero seniors

The men’s and women’s cross country teams finished their season Friday morning at the NCAA West Coast Regionals.


Toreros Take on Their Final Task

The men's and women's cross country teams are gearing up for their final race of the season at the NCAA West Regionals this Friday.


USD Invite - Men's Team

USD Invite - Men's Team


USD Cross-Country Invite

USD Cross-Country Invite at Mission Bay 9/17/16

  • Fastest 10k in USD history - 30:57.7 (NCAA West Regionals, 11/11/16)
  • 2nd Fastest 8k in USD history - 24:57.3 (Bronco Invite, 10/15/16)
  • Team MVP (2015-16)
  • WCC All-Academic Team Honorable Mention (2015 & 2016)
  • WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll (2015 & 2016)
JUNIOR (2016)
  • Set a school record in the 10k with a time of 30.57.7 at the NCAA West Regionals
  • Ran the second fastest 8k in school history and set a personal best at the Bronco Invite (24.57.3)
  • Was the top Torero finisher at the Paul Short Invite (25.34) and at the WCC Championships (25th place; 25.44.8)
  • Finished second amongst Toreros and in 15th place overall at the USD Invite (26.13)
  • A WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention selection for the second straight year
  • Ran a personal best time of 25:10.8 at the Bronco Invite, which is the third fastest 8k in school history
  • Named Team MVP
  • Was the top Torero finisher at the WCC Championships (43rd place; 26:31.4)
  • Also competed in the Capital Cross Challenge (25:32.8) and the USD-Pepperdine Dual Meet (16:59, 4k)
  • A WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention selection
  • Raced in five races in the fall
  • Took first place in his first ever collegiate race, the Mark Covert Invite, with a time of 25:56.9
  • Ran a season best time of 25:28.9 at the Bronco Invite
  • Also raced in the UC Riverside Invite (25:53), the Paul Short Invite (26:21), and the WCC Championships (25:41)
  • Attended Lincoln High School in Portland, Ore. where he ran for Coach Suzanne Perry
  • Named First Team All-District during his senior year and helped his team finish seventh in state
  • Named Second Team All-District during his senior year while his team finished seventh in state
  • Ran a half marathon in 1:09:06, a 5k in 15:26, a 3k in 8:53, and the 1500m in 4:14
  • Also participated in wrestling for three years, track and field for two years, and swimming for one
  • Named Second Team All-District in track and field and finished fourth in districts in wrestling
  • Born September 11, 1995 to Christine Lorenz and Cormac Burke in Portland, OR
  • Chose USD for the location and quality of education
  • Was also recruited by Western Oregon, Carroll College, and the Portland
  • Received and IB diploma in high school
  • Is an Oregon Scholar 
MAJOR: Anthropology & Economics
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