2006 Pommel Horse Runner-Up
2006 All-American (Pommel Horse)
2005 Big Ten Co-Champion (Pummel Horse)
2005 First Team All-Big Ten
2003 USAG Collegiate All-American (Pummel Horse)
2003 ECAC Rookie of the Year
2003 Springfield Courageous Athlete of the Year
Finished second on pommel horse at the NCAA Championships to earn All-American honors...Set a season-high 9.312 on pommel horse at NCAA event finals...Finished third at the Big Ten Championships on pommel horse (8.775)...Had two event titles on pommel horse in 2006 against Temple (2/11) with a 9.000 and at Iowa (3/5) with a 9.200...Finished in the top three five times in the pommel horse competition....Notched a season- and career-high 8.650 in the parallel bars during the NCAA team championships.
Participated in the 2005 U.S. National Championships as a pommel horse specialist, had the second-best score on the second day of the event but finished 11th...Competed solely on pommel horse in each Illini meet...Was the 2005 Big Ten Co-Champion on pommel horse along with then-teammate Ben Newman after scoring a career-high 9.700 in the event finals...Earned first team All-Big Ten honors with the conference title...Qualified for the conference finals with a 9.500 on the pommel horse...Tied with teammate, Tyler Yamauchi, for second on the pommel horse against Temple with a 9.250...Finished the season ranked No. 6 in the nation on pommel horse.
Advanced to the pommel horse finals at the Big Ten Championships with a career-high 9.550 in the team competition...Scored another career high of 9.625 in the events finals to take third place and complete a 1-2-3 Illinois sweep of the event at the conference meet...Finished the season ranked No. 8 in the nation on pommel horse...Won the pommel horse competition against Temple with a score of 9.100...Had four other top-three finishes in the event throughout the season.
Springfield College (Massachusetts) 2003
Took second on the pommel horse at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships with a 9.250...Named ECAC Rookie of the Year...Finished second on pommel horse at the USAG Collegiate Nationals to become a USAG Collegiate All-American...Was the New England pommel horse champion...Chosen as Springfield's Courageous Athlete of the Year.
Competed for Matt Stevenson and Jim Surgent at Surgent's Elite Gymnastics Club along with former Illini Anthony Russo...Competed at the 1999 Junior Olympic Nationals.
Born Theodore Brown on April 4, 1983 in Elizabeth, N.J....Son of Susan Brown...father is deceased...Has two brothers...Lists Alexey Bondarenko as his favorite athlete because he is a great gymnast with great technique...Says his family and friends are the most influential people in his athletic career.
Brown's Career Highs
PH - 9.700 at Big Ten Event Finals, 3/26/05
PB - 8.650 at NCAAs, 4/6/06