Men's Gymnastics


Anthony Sacramento
Anthony Sacramento

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Libertyville, Ill.

High School:
Carmel Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 160

Event:
SR, HB

Birthdate:
12/02/1989

04/22/2012

Ruggeri, Maestas Crowned National Champions

Maestas wins Illinois' first-ever NCAA still rings title

04/20/2012

Illinois Wins Men's Gymnastics National Title

Illini win first title since 1989

04/17/2012

#4 Illini Set to Compete at 2012 NCAA Championships

April 19-21, 2012 // 7 p.m. CT // Norman, Okla. // Lloyd Noble Center

04/07/2012

Illini Win Fourth Straight Big Ten Championship

Maestas wins conference all-around crown

04/07/2012

Maestas Named Big Ten Gymnast, Freshman of the Year

Ruggeri wins conference titles on vault, floor

Career Highlights
All-American (Still Rings, 2011)
Academic All-Big Ten (2011)
All-American (Still Rings, 2010)
CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2010)
Academic All-Big Ten (2010)
CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete (2009)
Junior Olympics Runner-Up (Still Rings, 2008)

Junior 2011
All-American on rings ... Recorded two first-place finishes on rings and 10 top-three finishes ... Set a new career high on rings at the quad meet at UIC ... Made collegiate debut on vault (14.100) at tri-meet at Ohio State ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Selected as a team captain for the 2011-12 season ... Competed at the 2011 Visa Championships.

Sophomore 2010
Earned his first-career All-America honor with an eighth-place finish on rings (14.850) ... Tied for second place on rings with a career-high score of 15.150 at the Big Ten Team Finals ... Won his first-career event title on rings (14.650) against Minnesota ... Tallied a trio of top-three finishes ... CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

Freshman 2009
Competed in 10 meets on the still rings and high bar ... Tied for second on the rings (14.650) at Minnesota ... Recorded a season-high score of 15.100 on the rings at the NCAA Team Championships ... Competed on the high bar at five meets ... Posted a season-high mark (13.700) on the high bar versus Ohio State ... CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete.

High School/Club
Finished second on rings at the 2008 Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships ... Coached by Kelly Crumley and Don Osborn at Carmel Catholic High School.

Personal
Born Anthony Alexander Sacramento on Dec. 2, 1989 ... Son of Tony and Lynn Sacramento ... Uncle, Tom Pomierski, wrestled at LSU ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Hobbies include listening to music, wakeboarding, and snowboarding ... Favorite athlete is Justin Spring because he's an Illinois alum and 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist.

Sacramento's Career Highs
Still Rings: 15.500 (at UIC w/ Air Force/Stanford, 3/4/11)
Vault: 14.100 (at Ohio State w/ Nebraska, 3/12/11)
High Bar: 13.700 (vs. Ohio State, 1/24/09)

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