Maestas wins Illinois' first-ever NCAA still rings title
Illini win first title since 1989
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
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)