Men's Gymnastics


Chandler Eggleston
Chandler Eggleston

Class:
Sophomore

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.

Career Highlights

  • NCAA All-American (Floor Exercise, Vault 2014)
  • NCAA Runner-up (Floor Exercise, Vault 2014)
  • Big Ten Floor Exercise Champion (2014)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2014)

Career Highs
Floor Exercise: 15.725 (at Big Ten Event Finals 3/29/14)
Vault: 15.400 (vs UIC 3/8/14)
Parallel Bars: 15.150 (at Iowa, 2/7/14)
High Bar: 14.950 (at Nebraska, 3/15/14)

2014 // Freshman
Earned two NCAA All-American accolades in his debut season with the Illini ... Placed second on both vault and floor during NCAA Event Finals ... Took home the 2014 Big Ten floor exercise title scoring his career high of 15.725 ... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week five times (Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10) ... Won the vault title at Winter Cup ... Won six floor exercise titles ... 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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