Women's Cross Country, Track & Field


Tyler Burke
Tyler Burke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Homewood, Ill.

High School:
Homewood-Flossmoor HS

Event:
Sprints, Jumps

Birthdate:
02/01/1991

I/O Eligibility:
JR/JR

02/03/2012

Illini Host Orange and Blue Open on Saturday

The Illini will recognize eight seniors

AT ILLINOIS

2012 Track and Field
Indoor:Competed in the 60m (7.88) and 200m (27.29), both season-bests.

2011 Track and Field
Outdoor: Ran in the 100m at the Big Ten Challenge, placing fifteenth.

Indoor: Ran her personal-best in the 60m with a 7.78 at the EIU Friday Night Special, finishing second ... Ran her personal-best in the 200m with a 26.82 at the Illini Open.

2010 Track and Field
Outdoor: Competed in the 100m (12.52) and 200m (26.27) at the Illinois Twilight, timing wind-aided personal bests ... Also ran the 100m (12.71) and 200m (27.34) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational.

Indoor: Competed in the 60m at the Illinois Intercollegiate, running a personal-best time of 7.89 and finishing ninth ... Also ran the 200m at the Illinois Intercollegiate, placing eighth with a personal-best time of 27.07.

High School
Was a state finalist in the 100m and high jump at the 2009 Illinois Class 3A state meet, placing sixth in each event ... Also a member of the 4x100m relay that placed fourth a the 2009 state meet ... Team MVP for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons.

Personal
Daughter of Louis and Annette Burke ... Born Feb. 1, 1991 ... Chose Illinois because of the great team camaraderie ... Describes hereself as loving, outgoing, and spontaneous ... Future career plans involve becoming an athletic trainer for a pro sports team ... Majoring in kinesiology.

Burke's Personal Bests
Outdoor
200m: 26.27 - Illinois Twilight (4/30/10)
100m: 12.52 - Illinois Twilight (4/30/10)

Indoor
60m: 7.78 - EIU Friday Night Special (2/18/11)
200m: 26.82 - Illini Open (1/15/11)

Updated December 2011

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