Christina Burke
 
Christina  Burke

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
South Riding, Va.

High School:
Freedom

Height:
5-10

Event:
Discus, Hammer Throw

05/17/2011

MWC Championships

Action photos from the MWC Championships on May 11-14 (photos by Steve Nowland)

02/10/2011

Air Force All-Comers Meet

Action photos from the Air Force All-Comers Meet on Friday, Jan. 14 (photos by Bill Evans)

02/10/2011

New Mexico Classic (Day 1)

Action photos from the New Mexico Classic on Friday, Feb. 4 (photos by Col Martin France)

JUNIOR (2010): Moved into ninth on the program's all-time list with a weight throw distance of 49'3"...recorded that distance at the Don Barrett Duals...also placed fourth in that event (48'5½") at the Robert Shine Invitational...also placed within the top five (fifth) in that event at the Air Force All-Comers Meet (47'2½")...placed third in the discus throw at the Mason Spring Open (140'2")...that mark was a career best...also added a career-best hammer distance of 143'0" at that meet...finished third in the discus throw at the Military Championships with a throw of 138'7"...also placed eighth in the hammer throw at that meet with a toss of 135'3"...collected a season-best shot put mark of 34'5" at the Military Championships.

SOPHOMORE (2009): Moved into the Academy record book in the discus throw and weight throw...recorded a discus throw mark of 147'5" at the Willie Williams Classic...that mark is the ninth-best throw in Academy history...also competed in the shot put (37'3¾") and hammer throw (122'8") during the outdoor season...posted the 10th-best weight throw (47'0¼") in program history at the Robert Shine Invitational...posted a season-best indoor shot put distance of 37'4" at the Air Force Invitational...that was the third-best individual distance on the team.

FRESHMAN (2008): Recorded the second-best shot put of the indoor season...posted a distance of 35'5¾" at the Robert Shine Invitational... recorded the second-best shot put throw of the outdoor season...tossed a 34'7" at the Willie Williams Classic...also ranked second on the team in the discus throw after tossing a 134'2" at the Colorado Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Finished fourth in the discus at the Virginia AA State Championship with a toss of 120'2".

PERSONAL: Daughter of Darryl and Doreen Burke...has one younger brother, Matthew...nickname is "Tidbit"...majoring in American history...future plans include becoming a navigator...served as Flight Commander...has also served as Element Leader...spent the summer working as cadre during the first session of Basic Cadet Training...also took academic courses and participated in powered flight...got to solo...father and grandfather served in the Air Force...member of Cadet Squadron 31.

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