Butera tallies a hit to reach base safely in last five games
AS A FRESHMAN (2013)
Made the second-most appearance for the Eagles with 24, tallying a 5.60 ERA and a 1-2 record ... pitched 35.1 innings, allowed 41 hits, 25 runs - 22 earned - 21 walks and struck out 20 ... in final 11 appearances - 20.2 innings -allowed seven runs - four earned - while striking out 13 and in seven of those outings, didn't walk a batter ... did not allow a run in 11 relief appearances ... earned first career save pitching the final 1.2 innings at Maryland (5/16) without giving up a hit, walk or run and striking out one ... tallied first career win in BC's comeback victory over Virginia Tech (5/5), pitching the final two innings without allowing a hit, walk or run and striking out two ... pitched a career-high 4.0 innings of relief against NC State (4/13), allowing four hits, two runs - one earned - no walks and one K ... made first career start at Connecticut (4/2), going 3.1 innings and surrendering four hits, two runs, one walk and getting one K ... tallied pickoff s at North Carolina (3/23) and against Georgia State (3/3) ... pitched a scoreless inning of relief without allowing a base runner in first career appearance against VCU (2/15)... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Played four years of high school baseball at the Baylor School and one year as a post-graduate at Loomis Chaffee ... named a captain as a senior at Baylor ... also named to the 2011 All-Division II-AA East-Middle Region team ... earned All-New England honors and the team MVP award in 2012 at Loomis ... also played varsity basketball, earning 2012 All-New England honors as a captain for the Pelicans and was also voted captain for the Red Raiders in 2011.
Enrolled as a business and physics major in the Carroll School of Management ... Jeff is the youngest of Frank and Susan Burke's three children ... born June 7, 1993 ... recipient of the The Brock Family Scholarship.