Richie Burke
Richie Burke
Year: So.
Hometown: Ithaca, N.Y.
High School: Ithaca
Major: Marketing


  • Competed in his second season of wrestling
  • Selected second-team All-Ohio Athletic Conference at 149 pounds
  • Named OAC Wrestler of the Week on December 12, 2016
  • Compiled a 16-10 record at 157/ 149 pounds with 11 pins
  • Switched to 149 pounds during the early portion of the season
  • He also had 18 take downa, 19 escapes, five reversals and eight total near falls
  • Earned his second letter


  • Selected second-team All-OAC at 157 pounds
  • Finished fifth at the NCAA Mideast Regional at 157 pounds 
  • Earned National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Scholar All-America honors
  • Named OAC Wrestler of the Week on February 22, 2016
  • Finished the year with a 26-17 record
  • Was 3-0 in OAC dual matches
  • Had nine pins and three technical falls
  • Earned first varsity letter

High School

  • Four-year letter winner in wrestling
  • Five-time Section 4 Division I champion
  • Finished second all-time in school history with 214 career wins 
  • Earned fourth place finished in the New York State Tournament as a junior and senior
  • Placed fifth in the New York State Tournament as a sophomore 
  • Finished fifth in the New York State Eastern Regional as a junior 
  • Three-year captain 


  • Son of Richard and Karin Burke  


This page was last updated June 20, 2017