Illinois finished sixth in team finals; Peters earned All-America recognition in all-around
Three Illini earn All-America honors during event finals
Illinois will look to defend its title tomorrow night at 6 p.m. CT
April 19-21, 2013 // University Park, Pa. // Recreation Building
Hartville, Mori named first-team All-Big Ten; Wilner second-team
Freshman Fred Hartville won the Big Ten vault title, and sophomore Mike Wilner finished second on rings.
The No. 6 Illini suffered a 425.400-424.250 loss to No. 11 Nebraska on March 23.
Illinois fell short to Iowa 428.45-428.40.
The Illini took down Minnesota, 21-9, in a match play meet on March 8, 2013.
Wilner's Career Highlights
CGA All-American Scholar-Athlete (2012)
Junior Olympic National Champion (Rings, 2011)
Competed on rings in 12 meets, including Big Ten Individual Event Finals ... Posted five top-five finishes ... Placed second on rings in back-to-back meets at Iowa and against Michiga/Oklahoma ... Competed at NCAA Championships, helping the Illini to their 10th national title ... CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete.
2011 Junior Olympic National Champion on rings ... Four-year letterwinner at Adlai E. Stevenson ... Helped his team to a state championship title in 2010 ... Trained at The Gymnastics Spot.
Born Michael Loren Wilner on April 2, 1993 ... Son of Corey and Susan Wilner ... Majoring in computer engineering ... Hobbies include computer programming, electronics and traveling with friends ... Member of Gold Honor Roll at Stevenson ... National Honor Society inductee ... Lists Dee Brown as his Illini hero while growing up ... Both parents attended the University of Illinois.
Wilner's Career Highs
Rings: 15.200 (last at Big Ten Individual Event Finals, 4/7/12)