Illinois' 3.11 Team GPA Ranks Ninth-Best Nationally
Student-Athletes with GPAs of 3.7 or Higher Earn Special Recognition
Illinois will look to defend its title tomorrow night at 6 p.m. CT
Hartville, Mori named first-team All-Big Ten; Wilner second-team
Hartville posts highest vault score in Illinois history
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.
Floor Exercise: 14.650 (at NCAA Session II Qualifier, 4/19/12)
Pommel Horse: 14.650 (at NCAA Team Finals, 4/20/12)
Still Rings: 15.200 (at NCAA Championships Prelims, 4/19/13)
Vault: 14.700 (vs Ohio State, 3/2/12)
Parallel Bars: 15.00 (at UIC, 1/12/13)
High Bar: 12.550 (at UIC 1/12/14)
All-Around: 81.650 (vs. Ohio State, 1/26/14)
2014 // Senior
Had seven top-five finishes during the regular season ... Won two parallel bars titles ... Won the all-around against Ohio State ... Set career high on high bar (12.550) ... Set career high in the all-around (81.650).
2013 // Junior
Earned the team's Yoshi Hayasaki Consistency Award at the postseason banquet ... Competed at 13 meets ... Competed in 12 meets on both still rings and parallel bars ... Competed in seven meets on pommel horse and five meets on the vault ... Posted six top-five finishes on both the parallel bars and still rings ... Set a career-best parallel bars score (15.200) and placed second in the season-opener against UIC ... Put up a personal-best rings score (15.200) in the NCAA Team Preliminaries ... Earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar recognition for earned a minimum of 3.7 GPA over the 2012-13 academic year ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.
2012 // Sophomore
Competed in 10 meets, seeing action on every apparatus except high bar... Replaced or matched his career highs on each of those five events... Competed during NCAA Team Finals, helping the Illini to the national title... Posted six top-five finishes, including a second-place finish on rings against Ohio State... Academic All-Big Ten.
2011 // Freshman
Competed in 11 meets ... Recorded five top-five finishes, including four on parallel bars ... Saw action on all six events ... Set career highs on pommel horse, rings and parallel bars at the NCAA qualifying session.
Graduate of David W. Butler High School ... Placed first in the all-around, rings and parallel bars and second on floor in the junior division of the 2009 Visa Championships ... Placed fourth on pommel horse and fifth in the all-around in the junior division of the 2008 Visa Championships ... Three-time U.S. Junior National team member ... Finished in the top 15 in the all-around four times at Junior Olympics Nationals ... Club team, Zenith Gymnastics, has won seven Junior Olympics national championships.
Born Cameron Daniel Rogers on April 13, 1992 ... Son of Danny and Maria Rogers ... Has one younger sister, Micah ... Majoring in industrial engineering ... Hobbies include wakeboarding, swimming, water skiing and tennis ... Biggest thrill in sports is competing in an important competition ... Lists his dad as the most influential in his athletic career because he has always encouraged him and believed in his success ... Member of the National Honor Society and National French Honor Society ... 2010 National Merit Scholarship recipient ... 2010 School Citizenship Award winner ... Received 2008 Sewanee Award for Excellence in Writing ... Plans on attending grad school after graduation.