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
Competed in eight meets on the year, including Big Ten and NCAA Finals ... Competed on high bar, parallel bars, and rings ... 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.