Career Honors & Awards

  • WCGA Scholastic All-American (2022, 2023) 
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2023, 2024) 
  • Nebraska Gold Academic Medallion (2023)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2021, 2022, 2023; Spring 2022, 2023)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2022, 2023)
  • 2019 J.O. Nationals Qualifier (Floor)
  • 2018 Level 9 Region 4 Champion (All-Around, Beam, Bars)

2023 (Sophomore)
Halle Rourke competed on floor at all 12 meets during the 2023 season, helping the Huskers to the NCAA Denver Regional. She set a new career-best earning a 9.900 on floor at the Masters Classic. 

2022 (Freshman)
Rourke made her collegiate debut against BYU, competing on floor and claiming her first event title. She also added routines on floor against Iowa and Illinois. 

Before Nebraska
Rourke tied for 20th on floor at the 2019 J.O. National Championships, while tying for 42nd in the all-around. She produced a pair of third-place finishes in the all-around and on beam at the 2019 Region 4 Championships, after also taking third on floor and bars at the 2019 Nebraska Level 10 State Championships. Rourke, who has trained with the Nebraska School of Gymnastics since 2016, also trained under coaches Todd Crouse and Kelley Green at the Omaha Gymnastics Academy. Rourke opened 2020 with all-around titles at Chow’s 17th Annual Winter Classic and the River City Classic, before producing top-six finishes on every event at the Nadia Comaneci Invitational. As a Level 9 gymnast in 2018, Rourke won the Region 4 all-around title while adding championships on bars and beam.

Rourke attended Waverly High School where she was an honor roll student throughout her career and a member of the National Honor Society.

The daughter of Joel and Mandy Rourke, Halle was born Sept. 18, 2002 in Lincoln. She has two younger sisters, Emelia and Mya. A nutrition and health sciences major, Halle was a WCGA Scholastic All-American in 2022 and earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2023. She is a three-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection and a two-time member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Halle chose Nebraska over Ohio State, Penn State, Utah State, West Virginia and Arkansas.

Rourke's Career Highs at Nebraska

  • Floor: 9.900 (at Masters Classic, 3/11/23)

2024 Season Highs 

  • Floor: 9.875 (2x, last at Iowa, 2/4/24)

2023 Season Highs 

  • Floor: 9.900 (at Masters Classic, 3/11/23)

2022 Season Highs 

  • Floor: 9.875 (vs. BYU, 1/15/22)