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    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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