April 19-21, 2012 // 7 p.m. CT // Norman, Okla. // Lloyd Noble Center
Maestas wins conference all-around crown
Ruggeri wins conference titles on vault, floor
April 6-7, 2012 // 7 p.m. CT // Iowa City, Iowa // Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Winter Sports Earn Academic Honors
Academic All-Big Ten (2011)
Eighth place at state championship (All-Around, 2007)
Four-time Junior Olympics Nationals Participant
Three-time High School Academic All-American
Redshirt Junior 2011
Advanced to the Big Ten individual event finals on rings for the first time in his career ... Set a new career high on rings (14.900) at the NCAA qualifying session ... Earned a top-five finish on rings (14.750) in a tri-meet with Ohio State and Nebraska ... Made collegiate debut on parallel bars (13.400) at Michigan ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Selected as a team captain for the 2011-12 season.
Competed in seven meets on rings ... Made his collegiate debut at the Windy City Invitational on Jan. 16 ... Set a new career high on rings with a score of 14.250 at UIC.
Did not compete.
Did not compete.
Graduate of Champaign Central High School ... Coached by Jonas Contakos ... Three-year varsity letterwinner in golf at Champaign Central ... Three-time Academic All-American ... Four-time Junior Olympic Nationals participant ... Notched an eighth-place individual finish in the all-around at the 2007 state competition as the only representative from his club team.
Born Kyle S. Moe on Nov. 7, 1988 ... Son of Scott and Cathy Moe ... Has two sisters, Sarah and Ellen ... Hobbies include playing the guitar ... Biggest thrill in sports is fighting through fear and trying a new skill ... Favorite athlete is Tiger Woods ... Major is undecided ... Four-year member of National Honor Society in high school ... The most influential person in his life is his father because of how hard he works for everything ... The most influential people in his athletic career are Jonas Contakos and Kurt Hettinger because they are excellent coaches.
Moe's Career Highs
Still Rings: 14.900 (at NCAA Session I Qualifier, 4/14/11)
Parallel Bars: 13.400 (at Michigan, 2/12/11)