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    Chandler Eggleston
    Chandler Eggleston
    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Jamestown, N.C.

    High School:
    Southwest Guilford

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 165

    Event:
    AA

    04/11/2014

    Fighting Illini Take Fourth at NCAA Championships

    Maestas earned All-America recognition in all-around, 6 Illini qualified for event finals

    12/06/2013

    Illinois Gymnastics Set for Orange & Blue Exhibition

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

    2014 // Freshman
    Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week five times (Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10) ... Won the vault title at Winter Cup ... Won five floor exercise titles, set career best at Penn State (15.550) ... Won five vault titles on the season, set career high vs. UIC (15.400) ... Competed in all 10 meets during the regular season ... Set career high on parallel bars at Iowa (15.150) ... Set career high on high bar at the Nebraska Invitational (14.950).

    High School/Club
    Won the 2013 US Championships floor exercise, placed second on both the vault and high bar, and finished fourth in the all-around ... Member of the 2013 US Junior National team ... Won the floor exercise and vault at the 2013 Junior Olympics ... Won the vault at the 2012 US Championships and finished third on the floor exercise ... Placed second on the vault and third on the floor exercise at the 2012 Junior Olympics ... Won the 2011 Junior Olympics floor exercise ... Member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club and Junior Civitans.

    Personal
    Son of Peggy and Calvin Eggleston ... Has one sister ... Born April 4, 1995 in Jamestown, N.C. ... Majoring in Kinesiology ... Plans to attend medical school after graduating ... Lists biggest thrill in sports as "nailing a routine and feeling like you're on top of the world."

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