Tabbed No. 2 in the nation entering 2014, the Trojans are defying the odds and gunning for another crown.
USC beats LMU 17-4 and Cal Lutheran 22-3 to run home win streak out to 33 straight.
Is a "six-peat" in store for the Trojans?
USC beats UCLA 11-10 in a heart-stopping national championship game in the Trojans' home pool.
USC wins its eighth conference tournament championship behind a career-high four goals from Mace Rapsey.
THIS SEASON: Burke enters his first season of competition at USC.
2013: Burke scored one goal as a redshirt freshman... First career goal came on Oct. 19 vs. Cal Lutheran.
2012: Burke redshirted his first season at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: Burke swam for four years and played water polo for two at Palos Verdes (Calif.) High... As a senior, named to All-CIF Division III Third Team and all-league second team... Team won league championship in 2011... Also was an All-CIF swimmer as a senior... Played club for Palos Verdes and Trojan Water Polo... An honor student.
PERSONAL: Burke is majoring in communication... Parents are Kevin and Leslie... Has one brother, Riley, and two sisters, Eaven and Siobhan... Brother Riley and father Kevin also played water polo at USC... Parents also attended USC... Lists watching USC beat Cal in Berkeley for the 2010 NCAA Championship as his most thrilling sports moment... Enjoys surfing, biking, music and books in his free time... Lists Michael Phelps as his biggest sports hero... Has always wanted to travel throughout the European coast... Born March 17, 1994.