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    Matt Foster
    Matt Foster
    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Addison, Ill.

    High School:
    Addison Trail

    Height / Weight:
    5-7 / 145

    Event:
    AA

    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
    Competed in eight meets ... Won three pommel horse titles, set career high at the Nebraska Invitational (14.950) ... Finished in the top five on pommel horse at seven meets.

    High School/Club
    Member of the 2013 U.S. Junior National team ... Won the pommel horse at the 2013 U.S. Junior Championships ... Placed third in the all-around at the 2013 U.S. Championships ... Four-time first-team Academic All-American ... five-time region 5 team member.

    Personal
    Born March 1, 1995, in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Nancy and Eric Foster ... Has one sister ... Majoring in accounting and finance ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Four-year honor roll student in high school ... Lists Illini assistant coach Daniel Ribeiro as his Fighting Illini hero, saying "I try to model my gymnastics after him." ... Favorite athlete is Kevin Durant.

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