NITTANY LION BIOS
MICHAEL BURNS Baltimore, Ohio LIBERTY UNION SOPHOMORE • AA • 5-9 2016 (Freshman Year) Paced Penn State on the high bar in his freshman season and ranked 20th nationally … Earned a season-high 15.000 on the high bar at the West Point Open (1/16) Individual finals which led him to his first high bar title of his freshman season …Placed first on the high bar at Arizona State (3/4) and notched five second-place finishes in the 2016 campaign … Also competed on the pommel horse, still rings, vault and parallel bars for the Nittany Lions … Nabbed a third-place finish on the parallel bars at Arizona State (3/4) with a season-best 14.700.
Event Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Score 13.550 13.600 14.400 14.700 15.000
Gymnastics Background Prepped at Libery Union High School and trained at Hocking Valley Gymnastics Center...Was an eight-time Junior Olympic National Qualifier and a five-time regional team member...Placed eighth at the Junior Olympic Nationals...Qualified for the USA Championships three times...Named Most Outstanding Gymnast four times and was a two-time team captain...Earned the Distinguished Honors Diploma and was class Valedictorian. Personal Full name is Michael Roger Burns...Born March 19, 1997...Son of Don and Sheila Burns...Has one brother, Derek and one sister, Emily ... Majoring in agricultural engineering.
CAREER BEST MARKS Date 2/18/16 1/23/16 4/1/16 3/4/16 1/16/16
Site at Winter Cup at Minnesota at Big Ten Championships at Arizona State at West Point Open
GoPSUsports.com • PENN STATE 2016
Information current as of: Jan. 9, 2017