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    Andrew Margolis
    Andrew Margolis
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Solon, Ohio

    High School:
    Solon

    Height / Weight:
    5-7 / 156

    Event:
    SR

    Birthdate:
    11/22/1991

    12/08/2013

    Blue Wins Orange and Blue Exhibition

    Blue Wins for Second-Straight Year

    12/06/2013

    Illinois Gymnastics Set for Orange & Blue Exhibition

    Men & Women to debut in Huff Hall Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.

    08/07/2013

    Eleven Illini Garner All-America Scholar-Athlete Honor

    Illinois' 3.11 Team GPA Ranks Ninth-Best Nationally

    02/23/2013

    #7 Illini Win 438.6-438.0 Thriller at #5 Ohio State

    Smurro, Wilner score among Illinois' top-three highest all-time

    12/07/2012

    2013 Men's Gymnastics Season Preview

    Ranked No. 1 in nation after winning NCAA title in 2012

    03/23/2013

    Illinois vs. Nebraska (Senior Day)

    The No. 6 Illini suffered a 425.400-424.250 loss to No. 11 Nebraska on March 23.

    03/09/2013

    Illinois vs. Minnesota (Match Play)

    The Illini took down Minnesota, 21-9, in a match play meet on March 8, 2013.

    Career Highlights

  • 18th World Maccabiah Games (2009)
  • Five-time USAG JO National Qualifier (2004-06, 2009-10)
  • Two-time USAG JO National Event Semifinalist (2009-10)
  • Three-time USAG State Champion (Still Rings, 2005-06, 2010)
  • Career Highs
    Rings: 15.050 (at Metroplex Challenge, 1/25/13)

    2014 // Senior
    Competed in three meets on rings exclusively during the regular season.

    2013 // Junior
    Competed in seven meets on the year, exclusively on the rings ... Finished fifth on the rings at Ohio State ... Posted a career-best rings score of 15.150 at the Metroplex Challenge ... Earned first career title at home against UIC.

    2012 // Sophomore
    Competed in three meets on rings, finishing fourth in that event against UIC.

    2011 // Freshman
    Competed in nine meets on rings ... Set a career high on the event at the NCAA team finals with a 14.600 ... Placed third with a 14.500 against UIC.

    High School/Club
    Graduate of Solon High School ... Competed for Team USA at the 2009 18th World Maccabiah Games ... Five-time USAG Junior Olympic national qualifier ... Two-time USAG JO National event semifinalist ... Three-time USAG state champion on rings.

    Personal
    Born Andrew David Margolis on November 22, 1991 ... Son of Jeffrey and Robyn Margolis ... Has one older sister, Erin ... Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Hobbies include sports, especially football ... Past summer job includes working as a recreation camp counselor ... Lists Jim Brown as his favorite athlete because he is one of the greatest running backs of all time and played for the Cleveland Browns ... Names his parents as most influencing his athletic career because "they were always supportive of everything I did or wanted to do, no matter what" ... Would like to design roller coasters as a mechanical engineer at a major roller coaster manufacturing company.

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