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    Max Mayr
    Max Mayr
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Miami, Fla.

    High School:
    Homeschooled

    Height / Weight:
    5-7 / 145

    Position:
    AA

    Birthdate:
    06/01/1994

    12/08/2013

    Blue Wins Orange and Blue Exhibition

    Blue Wins for Second-Straight Year

    12/06/2013

    Illinois Gymnastics Set for Orange & Blue Exhibition

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

    08/07/2013

    Eleven Illini Garner All-America Scholar-Athlete Honor

    Illinois' 3.11 Team GPA Ranks Ninth-Best Nationally

    04/19/2013

    Illini Advance to NCAA Team Finals for 11th Straight Season

    Illinois will look to defend its title tomorrow night at 6 p.m. CT

    03/17/2013

    #6 Illini Edged by #8 California, 427.00-425.65

    Smurro, Peters won event titles

    03/23/2013

    Illinois vs. Nebraska (Senior Day)

    The No. 6 Illini suffered a 425.400-424.250 loss to No. 11 Nebraska on March 23.

    03/11/2013

    Gym Jam 2013

    Illinois fell short to Iowa 428.45-428.40.

    03/09/2013

    Illinois vs. Minnesota (Match Play)

    The Illini took down Minnesota, 21-9, in a match play meet on March 8, 2013.

    12/11/2012

    Orange & Blue Exhibition

    Blue defeated Orange in exhibition meet on Dec. 9 at Huff Hall

    Career Highs
    Pommel Horse: 11.800 (at UIC, 1/12/13)
    Still Rings: 14.850, twice (last at Ohio State, 2/23/13)
    Vault: 13.850 (at UIC, 1/12/13)
    Parallel Bars: 14.850 (vs. Penn State, 3/2/13)
    High Bar: 14.650 (at Nebraska Invitational, 3/15/14)

    2014 // Sophomore
    Set career high on high bar at the Nebraska Invitational (14.650).

    2013 // Freshman
    Competed in 11 meets, primarily on the rings, parallel bars and high bar ... Also competed on the pommel horse against UIC and the vault against UIC and at the Metroplex Challenge ... Posted three top-five high bar finishes, one top-five parallel bars finish and two top-five rings finishes ... Set a career high on the rings with a 14.850 at the Metroplex Challenge ... Set a career high on the parallel bars against Penn State (14.850) ... Set a career-high on high bar at Ohio State (14.500).

    High School/Club
    2011 junior national champion on both parallel bars and rings after capturing two gold medals at Visa Championships ... Finished third on pommel horse, sixth on high bar and fifth in the all-around at the 2011 Visa Championships .... Took third on parallel bars at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Championships and first in the all-around at the National Qualifier ... Homeschooled ... Coached by Yin Alvarez ... Member of the junior national team from 2005-11.

    Personal
    Born Maximilian Guenter Mayr on June 1, 1994 ... Son of Andreas and Ute Mayr ... Hobbies include surfing, ocean activities and hanging with friends ... Biggest thrill in sports is the feeling of completing a routine in competition ... Favorite athlete is Alexei Nemov because he had the best style and lines ... Plans to attend medical school after graduating ... Illinois hero growing up was Justin Spring.

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