Illinois' 3.11 Team GPA Ranks Ninth-Best Nationally
Illinois finished sixth in team finals; Peters earned All-America recognition in all-around
Three Illini earn All-America honors during event finals
Illinois will look to defend its title tomorrow night at 6 p.m. CT
April 19-21, 2013 // University Park, Pa. // Recreation Building
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.
CGA All-American Scholar-Athlete (2012)
USA Gymnastics Collegiate Championships (All-American, Silver Medalist on HB, 2010)
Third All-Time for William and Mary on FX
Eighth All-Time for William and Mary on HB
Ninth All-Time for William and Mary on PB
William & Mary
Two-year letterwinner at William & Mary ... Third all-time on floor, eighth all-time on high bar, ninth all-time on parallel bars.
Competed in 11 meets in debut season for the Illini, performing on floor in all 11 competitions and five times each on parallel bars and high bar ... Posted five top-five finishes ... Placed second on floor against UIC and Iowa and on parallel bars at Iowa ... CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Chosen as one of two 2013 team captains by his teammates.
Graduate of Christian Brothers Academy ... Lettered in soccer.
Born Vincent Andrew Smurro on Jan. 17, 1991 ... Son of Vito and Frances Smurro ... Has three siblings, Gina, Vito and Francesca ... Brother, Vito, and sister, Francesca, play soccer at St. Joseph's ... Hobbies include basketball and card games ... Lists favorite athlete as soccer star Lionel Messi ... Hopes to attend medical school.
Smurro's Career Highs
Floor Exercise: 15.900 (at Ohio State, 2/23/13)
Pommel Horse: 14.600 (at Navy Open, 1/23/10)
Vault: 13.600 (at Temple, 2/18/11)
Parallel Bars: 14.900 (vs. Penn state, 3/2/13)
High Bar: 14.400, twice (last at Ohio State, 2/23/13)