Men's Gymnastics


Kyle Moe
Kyle Moe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Champaign, Ill.

High School:
Champaign Central

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 140

Position:
SR

Birthdate:
11/07/1988

04/17/2012

#4 Illini Set to Compete at 2012 NCAA Championships

April 19-21, 2012 // 7 p.m. CT // Norman, Okla. // Lloyd Noble Center

04/07/2012

Illini Win Fourth Straight Big Ten Championship

Maestas wins conference all-around crown

04/07/2012

Maestas Named Big Ten Gymnast, Freshman of the Year

Ruggeri wins conference titles on vault, floor

04/04/2012

#4 Illini Travel to Iowa for Big Ten Championships

April 6-7, 2012 // 7 p.m. CT // Iowa City, Iowa // Carver-Hawkeye Arena

03/28/2012

Forty-Seven Illini Named Academic All-Big Ten

Winter Sports Earn Academic Honors

Career Highlights
Academic All-Big Ten (2011)
Eighth place at state championship (All-Around, 2007)
Four-time Junior Olympics Nationals Participant
Three-time High School Academic All-American

Redshirt Junior 2011
Advanced to the Big Ten individual event finals on rings for the first time in his career ... Set a new career high on rings (14.900) at the NCAA qualifying session ... Earned a top-five finish on rings (14.750) in a tri-meet with Ohio State and Nebraska ... Made collegiate debut on parallel bars (13.400) at Michigan ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Selected as a team captain for the 2011-12 season.

Junior 2010
Competed in seven meets on rings ... Made his collegiate debut at the Windy City Invitational on Jan. 16 ... Set a new career high on rings with a score of 14.250 at UIC.

Sophomore 2009
Did not compete.

Freshman 2008
Did not compete.

High School/Club
Graduate of Champaign Central High School ... Coached by Jonas Contakos ... Three-year varsity letterwinner in golf at Champaign Central ... Three-time Academic All-American ... Four-time Junior Olympic Nationals participant ... Notched an eighth-place individual finish in the all-around at the 2007 state competition as the only representative from his club team.

Personal
Born Kyle S. Moe on Nov. 7, 1988 ... Son of Scott and Cathy Moe ... Has two sisters, Sarah and Ellen ... Hobbies include playing the guitar ... Biggest thrill in sports is fighting through fear and trying a new skill ... Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods ... Major is undecided ... Four-year member of National Honor Society in high school ... The most influential person in his life is his father because of how hard he works for everything ... The most influential people in his athletic career are Jonas Contakos and Kurt Hettinger because they are excellent coaches.

Moe's Career Highs
Still Rings: 14.900 (at NCAA Session I Qualifier, 4/14/11)
Parallel Bars: 13.400 (at Michigan, 2/12/11)

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