32   Jesyka Burks-Wiley
Jesyka Burks-Wiley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Lincoln College Prep

Height:
6-1

Position:
F



Burks-Wiley Radio Interviews:
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - January 23, 2009
BU All-Access Radio Show Interview - November 14, 2008

AS A SENIOR IN 2008-09: Named the America East Player of the Year ... Earned AE All-Conference First Team honors ... Averaged 17.9 points per game and 7.3 rpg ... Over 33 games, scored 591 points ... Posted two double-doubles over a three-day period at the AE tournament, including a 26-point, 11-rebound performance vs. Vermont (March 15) ... Matching a season high for minutes with 42, scored 20 points on 6-for-14 shooting at Binghamton (Feb. 18) ... Scored 28 points - 18 in the second half - vs. Stony Brook (Feb. 11) ... In a season-high 42 minutes, posted her sixth double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 rebounds in the Terriers' overtime victory at Vermont (Feb. 7) ... In a banner night, posted a career-best 32 points and collected 13 rebounds at Maine (Jan. 24) to surpass 500 career rebounds ... Was one of four Terriers to score above 15 points vs. Hartford (Jan. 21) as she poured in 18 on 5-for-9 FG shooting and 8-for-10 from the line ... Broke the 1,000-point barrier with a 24-point performance vs. New Hampshire (Jan. 21) ... Was 7-for-19 from the field and 7-for-7 from the free throw line as she went on to post 22 points vs. Binghamton (Jan. 14) ... Integral in the Terriers' 58-47 victory over rival Vermont, pouring in 24 points on 9-for-14 shooting ... In her second double-double of the season, added 21 points and 10 rebounds at UMass (Jan. 2) ... Poured in a 23 points in the Terriers' come-from-behind effort at Northeastern (Nov. 25) and pulled down 10 boards for her first double-double of the season.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2007-08: Garnered America East All-Conference Second Team honors ... Led the team in scoring (13.2 ppg) and rebounding (5.8 rpg) ... Ranked fourth in the conference in both scoring and free-throw percentage (.805) ... Started all 32 games and recorded three double-doubles ... Scored in double figures in 24 games, including 10 straight from Dec. 11, 2007, to Jan. 30, 2008 ... Posted a career-best 21 points and a game-high 12 rebounds at St. John's on Dec. 1 for her second consecutive double-double ... Led the Terriers with a team-high 19 points at UNH on Jan. 30 ... Posted a double-double vs. Stony Brook on Jan. 19 on 17 points and 12 rebounds ... Netted 20 points on 9-for-18 shooting against VCU on Dec. 28, while also earning three steals, two blocks and nine rebounds, and followed it up with a 20-point performance at Kansas on Dec. 30.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07: Saw action in 20 contests, missing games due to injury ... Averaged 4.2 points per game and was .846 from the free-throw line ... Posted a season-high 12 points to go along with five rebounds at Maine on Jan. 20 ... Matched season highs for steals (1) and blocks (1) and minutes (31) vs. Hartford on Jan. 31 ... Made an impact off the bench, scoring seven points and eight rebounds in 20 minutes vs. New Hampshire on Jan. 23 ... Missed three games while recovering from injury, returned to action against Dayton and the following day posted one point, one assists and a block against No. 3 Duke on Dec. 30 ... After missing the first five games due to injury, came back with an 11-point performance, adding seven rebounds and one steal against No. 14/12 Arizona State in 15 minutes of play.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2005-06: A four-time America East Rookie of the Week selection ... Earned Rookie of the Week status in back-to-back weeks on Feb. 27 and March 6 ... Played in 28-of-30 games and started in four, including three in the conference tournament ... 17th in the conference in rebounding, averaging 5.4 per-game ... 15th in the conference in offensive rebounding with 1.7 per-game ... In first career start against Albany had a career high in points (20) and blocks (3), while grabbing 15 rebounds ... In the semifinals against Stony Brook on March 11, recorded first double-double with 16 points and a career-high 20 rebounds ... Added another double-double in the finals against Hartford with 17 points 10 rebounds.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Was a three-time conference Player of the Year at Lincoln College Prep Academy ... As a senior, averaged 19.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 steals, and 3.0 assists per game while leading Lincoln Prep to the Missouri 4A state championship game ... Following senior year, was named to the All-State, All-Conference, All-Metro and Missouri-Kansas All-Star teams ... Academically, was selected to the Principal's honor roll.

PERSONAL: Born on May 27, 1987, in San Diego, Calif. ... Daughter of Sharon Burks and Jerome Wiley ... Has two older sisters: Tameka and Tamera ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences as a psychology major ... Is a member of UMOJA, Boston University's Black Student Organization.

Terriers In the Community

BU student-athletes donate over 4,000 hours of their time each year to non-profit organizations.

LEARN MORE

Patriot League Network

Find out how to watch your Terriers compete at home and on the road in the Patriot League!

LEARN MORE

Student-Athlete of the Week

Pavlickova finished second at the Patriot League Championship.

LEARN MORE