Men's Gymnastics


Max Mayr
Max Mayr

Class:
Junior

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

12/08/2014

Orange and Blue Exhibition

Pictures from the Gymnastics Orange and Blue Exhibition on Sunday, December 7th at Huff Hall.

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
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.

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