Mary Burke
Mary Burke


Inverness, Ill.

High School:
William Fremd




American Academy of Gymnastics


Gymnastics & Wrestling Set To Host Beauty & The Beast

Popular annual event returns to Hearnes Center Friday


Tigers Travel To North Carolina State Saturday

Mizzou looks for first win at second road meet of the season


Two Tigers Tapped into Secret Societies

Burke and Heizelman recognized for their achievements at Mizzou


Updike Advances to National Championship

Tigers earn a fourth place finish at the 2012 NCAA Regional Championship


Tigers Head to Fayetteville Regional

Mizzou will compete in the NCAA South Central Regional on April 7


The Tigers visited the high ropes course at Venture Out

Mizzou Gymnastics paid a visit to Venture Out last month to take part in a few teambuilding activities. One of the team's favorites was the high ropes course, also known as the Alpine Tower!


MU has Gymnast & Newcomer of the Year

Burke & Updike win awards


Mizzou Gymnastics Diary

Mary Burke and the Tigers posted a 195.525 to top Southern Utah last weekend, and the team hosts Denver on Friday at the annual Pink Out meet.


Mizzou Gymnastics Tutorial

With the Black & Gold Intrasquad just over a week away, the Mizzou Gymnastics team has prepared a set of tutorials for Tiger fans to brush up on meet techniques.


Mizzou Gymnastics Video Bio


Missouri vs. Bowling Green

Missouri vs. Bowling Green - February 24, 2012


Big 12 Gymnastics Championship

Big 12 Gymnastics Championship. March 19, 2011. Hearnes Center - Columbia, Mo.


Missouri vs. SEMO

Beauty and the Beast - Missouri vs. SEMO. January 15, 2011.


Missouri vs Centenary

Missouri vs Centenary. March 21, 2010. Hearnes Center - Columbia, Mo.


Missouri vs Ohio State

Missouri vs Ohio State - January 8, 2010

Junior (2011) Started out the season matching her then career-high on beam at the Cancun Classic...took the all-around title at Missouri's home meet against SEMO...Earned her second consecutive all-around title against Iowa State...Named Gymnast of the Week by the Big 12 Conference for the second consecutive week on Jan. 25 after earning the title previously on Jan. 18...Earned her third Gymnast of the Week honors this season on Feb. 8...Set a season-high on beam at the Metroplex Challenge...Hit a career-high all-around score against Nebraska and also scored season-highs on vault, bars and floor...Improved on her career-high beam score against Oklahoma and took the all-around title...Named gymnast of the week by the Big 12 Conference for the fourth time in the season on Feb. 22...Tied for the all-around title at the Missouri Quad Meet with teammate Lauren Swankoski and hit her career-high beam score for the second time this season...Her score on beam at the Missouri Quad Meet earned her the beam title...Earned All-Big 12 honors on beam and in the all-around and was also named to the Academic All-Big 12 first team...Was named Big 12 All-Around Champion at the Big 12 Championship and also placed second on bars...Tied for fourth in the all-around at NCAA Regionals..She was recognized as a Scholastic All-American by the NACGC/W and also earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors.

Sophomore (2010): Competes for the top of the podium at every meet as one of the top gymnasts in the country ... Posted strong scores against Ohio State to win the all-around (39.200), bars (9.825) and floor (9.875) titles ... Named Big 12 Gymnast of the Week on Jan. 12 after posting the highest all-around score in the conference that weekend ... Notched a new career high on bars (9.925) and in the all-around (39.225) at the Lady Luck Invitational ... Set a new career high on floor (9.900) and again in the all-around (39.375) against Iowa State ... Also tied for the bars title with a 9.875 ... Won the bars (9.800) title and tied for the beam (9.800) title against New Hampshire ... Set a new career high on beam at Centenary with a 9.875 and matched that two weeks later against Illinois State ... Notched a new season high and tied her career high on vault with a 9.850 against Oklahoma, which she matched against Illinois State and Centenary ... Scored a new career high on floor (9.975) against Illinois State that tied the Missouri program record on the event ... Tied or replaced her all-around career high for the first three weeks of the season and matched the 39.375 once again the last regular-season meet against Centenary ... Matched her career-high 9.850 on vault at regionals ... Finished tied for third on beam (9.800) at regionals ... Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Earned All-Big 12 Conference honors in the all-around ... Ranked 27th in the country in the all-around, 58th on bars and 53rd on beam (GymInfo) ... Holds the No. 2 spot in the conference rankings in the all-around behind teammate Shire.

Freshman (2009):Brought into the 2009 lineup immediately as a talented all-around competitor ... Posted a season high 9.900 on the bars at the NCAA Northeast Regional ... That score tied the Missouri NCAA Regional bars record ... Took a spot on the All-Big 12 Championship team for vault with a season- and career-high-tying score of 9.850 at the meet ... Hit her season high in the all-around at the Eagle Invitational with a 39.025 to take third place ... Broke that high with a 39.200 vs. Oregon State ... Set two new season highs vs. SEMO with a pair of 9.850's on vault and floor ... Went on to tie that vault mark four times in the regular season ... Tied that floor season high a week later against the Fighting Illini ... Shattered season high on bars by scoring a 9.850 in Ohio, then tied it again vs. Oregon State ... Broke 39.000 in the all-around for the first time in just her third meet; against Nebraska with a 39.075... Surpassed that mark seven times on the year ... Scored a 9.800 or better on vault and floor in seven of 11 meets ... Named a member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prep:Trained at the American Academy of Gymnastics in Wheeling, Ill., under the direction of Leonard Isaacs and Sam Blyumin ... Qualified three times for Junior Olympic nationals ... Chose Mizzou over Iowa and Illinois.

Personal:Daughter of Regina Burke and Tom Burke ... Born Jan. 31, 1990 ... Her sister, Katie, was a gymnast at Iowa; brother Matt plays baseball at North Central College ... Is studying Health Sciences.

Career Highs
Vault: 9.850 (seven times in career)
Bars: 9.925 (Lady Luck Invitational 2010)
Beam: 9.900 (Twice in 2011)
Floor: 9.975 (Illinois State 2010)

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