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    Tyler Mizoguchi
    Tyler Mizoguchi
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Taylor

    Height:
    5-2

    Event:
    AA

    Birthdate:
    11/14/1989

    03/15/2012

    #3 Illini Wrap Up Regular Season Saturday at #12 Iowa

    March 17, 2012 // 7 p.m. CT // Iowa City, Iowa // Carver-Hawkeye Arena

    03/10/2012

    #3 Illini to Face #6 Minnesota, #10 Nebraska on Sunday

    March 11, 2012 // 1 p.m. CT // Lincoln, Neb. // Bob Devaney Sports Center

    03/03/2012

    #3 Illini Take Down #5 Ohio State with Season-High 355.1

    Ruggeri captures three titles on Senior Night

    03/02/2012

    #3 Illini to Host #5 Ohio State for Gym Jam, Senior Night

    March 2, 2012 // 7 p.m. CT // Champaign, Ill. // Huff Hall

    02/28/2012

    Illini Gymnastics to Host Gym Jam Friday at Huff Hall

    Free Food for the First 1,000 Fans Beginning at 6 p.m.

    Career Highlights
    Bronze Medal at Pan American Games (Team USA, 2011)
    Gold Medal at Puerto Rico Cup (Parallel Bars, 2011)
    Bronze Medal at Puerto Rico Cup (Pommel Horse, Team USA, 2011)
    U.S. Senior National Team Member (2011-Visas)
    Visa Championships (12th in All-Around, ninth on Vault, 10th on rings, 2011)
    NCAA Champion (Parallel Bars, 2011)
    All-American (Parallel Bars, All-Around, 2011)
    First-Team All-Big Ten (2011)
    Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival (Gold Medal on PB, Silver Medal on SR, AA, 2011)
    U.S. Senior National Team Member (2011-Winter Cup)
    U.S. Winter Cup (7th overall, 2011)
    All-American (All-Around, 2010)
    U.S. Senior National Team Member (2010)
    U.S. Winter Cup (9th overall, 2010)
    Visa Championships (18th in All-Around, 2008)
    USA Jr. Elite Championships (1st on High Bar, 3rd on Parallel Bars, 2007)
    Junior Olympics Championships Participant (2007)
    Texas State Champion (Pommel Horse, All-Around, 2007)
    Texas State Champion (Still Rings, 2006)
    Texas State Runner-Up (Floor, 2006)

    2011-2012
    Helped Team USA to the bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American games in October ... U.S. senior national team member ... Finished 12th in the all-around (171.650), ninth on vault (31.050) and 10th on rings (28.400) at the 2011 Visa Championships in August ... Captured gold on parallel bars (15.225) and bronze on pommel horse (14.050) and in the team competition at the 2011 Puerto Rico Cup in July.

    Junior 2011
    Won first-career NCAA title on parallel bars and finished runner-up in the all-around at the NCAA Championships ... Earned All-America honors on parallel bars and all-around ... Garnered first-team All-Big Ten accolades after placing third in the all-around at the Big Ten Championships ... Was named to the U.S. Senior National team for the second time in his career following his performance at Winter Cup ... Won a career-high nine individual event titles ... Set school records in the all-around and parallel bars ... Voted Most Outstanding by his teammates ... Three-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week ... Posted 26 top-three finishes ... In international competition, took gold on parallel bars and secured silver medals on rings and in the all-around at the Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival in Calgary, Canada.

    Sophomore 2010
    Earned his first-career All-America honor with a sixth-place finish in the all-around (87.300) ... Was named to the U.S. Senior National team for the first time in his career following his performance at the 2010 Winter Cup in early February ... Won a career-high seven individual titles ... Set new career highs on every event including all-around ... Posted 21 top-three finishes ... His 15.300 on rings against UIC was a team best for the year ... Tallied an 88.850 in the all-around against Iowa, good for fourth all-time at Illinois under the FIG open ended code.

    Freshman 2009
    Placed first on the parallel bars (15.050) at the Big Ten Team Championships ... Finished in sixth place on the floor exercise at the Big Ten Individual Event Finals with a score of 14.725 ... Placed second on the pommel horse (14.650) and in the all-around (84.800) against Penn State.

    High School/Club
    Graduate of Taylor High School ... Member of the Houston Gymnastics Academy ... Coached by Kevin Mazeika, the 2004 and 2008 USA Olympic head coach ... Finished 18th in the all-around at the 2008 Visa Championships ... 2007 Texas state high school champion on the pommel horse and all-around ... Notched a first-place finish at the 2007 USA Jr. Elite Championships on the high bar ... Also finished in third place on the parallel bars at the 2007 USA Jr. Elite Championships ... 2006 Texas state high school champion on still rings and runner-up on floor.

    Personal
    Born Tyler Hideo Mizoguchi on Nov. 14, 1989 ... Son of Hideo and Kellie Mizoguchi ... Has one stepbrother, Kyle Kavanagh, and one stepsister, Krista Kavanagh ... Lists Sean Golden as the most influential person in his life because he has taught me many life lessons ... Favorite athlete is Jordan Jotchev because no matter how old he gets, he never gives up and now holds the record for attending the most Olympics ... Biggest thrill in sports is seeing something that has never been done before.

    Mizoguchi's Career Highs
    Floor Exercise: 15.350 (at NCAA Team Finals, 4/15/11)
    Pommel Horse: 14.800 (vs. Iowa, 1/29/11)
    Still Rings: 15.300 (vs. UIC, 3/20/10)
    Vault: 16.300 (2x, last at NCAA Team Finals, 4/15/11)
    Parallel Bars: 15.600 (at NCAA Team Finals, 4/15/11)
    High Bar: 14.800 (at Oklahoma w/ Penn State, 3/19/11)
    All-Around: 90.800 (at Oklahoma w/ Penn State, 3/19/11)

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