Missouri gymnastics team third at Chicago meet
Friday, February 10, 2012 | 11:56 p.m. CST;
updated 8:39 p.m. CST, Saturday, February 11, 2012
The Missouri gymnastics team placed third at Friday night's Illinois Gymnastics Institute's Chicago Style Meet with a 195.525 team score.
No. 7-ranked UCLA won the four-team event with a 196.850, and No. 15 Boise State was second at 196.025. The No. 18-ranked Tigers bettered No. 19 Illinois (195.100).
Senior Mary Burke took the all-around title at the meet with a 39.375, beating UCLA's Samantha Peszek (39.275) who came into the meet undefeated in the all-around. Burke's night featured a tie for first place on the uneven parallel bars with UCLA's Olivia Courtney at 9.900.
The Tigers host Oklahoma at 6:30 p.m. next Friday at Mizzou Arena.
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