Men's Gymnastics


Mike Wilner
Mike Wilner

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Buffalo Grove, Ill.

High School:
Stevenson

Height / Weight:
5-4 / 150

Position:
SR

Birthdate:
04/02/1993

07/09/2014

45 Illini Recognized as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Student-Athletes Honored for Earning GPAs of 3.7 or Higher, Including Seven 4.0 GPAs at Illinois

04/11/2014

Fighting Illini Take Fourth at NCAA Championships

Maestas earned All-America recognition in all-around, 6 Illini qualified for event finals

12/08/2013

Blue Wins Orange and Blue Exhibition

Blue Wins for Second-Straight Year

12/06/2013

Illinois Gymnastics Set for Orange & Blue Exhibition

Men & Women to debut in Huff Hall Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.

08/07/2013

Eleven Illini Garner All-America Scholar-Athlete Honor

Illinois' 3.11 Team GPA Ranks Ninth-Best Nationally

12/08/2014

Orange and Blue Exhibition

Pictures from the Gymnastics Orange and Blue Exhibition on Sunday, December 7th at Huff Hall.

04/06/2013

2013 Big Ten Championships

Freshman Fred Hartville won the Big Ten vault title, and sophomore Mike Wilner finished second on rings.

03/23/2013

Illinois vs. Nebraska (Senior Day)

The No. 6 Illini suffered a 425.400-424.250 loss to No. 11 Nebraska on March 23.

03/11/2013

Gym Jam 2013

Illinois fell short to Iowa 428.45-428.40.

03/09/2013

Illinois vs. Minnesota (Match Play)

The Illini took down Minnesota, 21-9, in a match play meet on March 8, 2013.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Won the Gold Medal at the 2013 Maccabiah Games
  • CGA All-American Scholar-Athlete (2012)
  • Junior Olympic National Champion (Rings, 2011)
  • Academic All-Big Ten selection (2013, 14)

Career Highs
Floor Exercise: 13.800 (at Iowa, 2/7/14)
Rings: 15.900 (vs. Penn State, 3/2/13)
Vault: 12.950 (at Penn State, 2/15/14)
High Bar:10.850 (at UIC, 1/26/14)

2014 // Junior
NCAA All-American on still rings ... NCAA Event Finalist on still rings ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Had five top-five finishes on still rings ... Won the still rings title against UIC (15.400) ... Set career high on floor exercise at Iowa (13.800).

2013 // Sophomore
Earned All-America honors on rings ... Earned second-team All-Big Ten recognition ... Set a school record on the still rings vs. Penn State (15.900) ... Also tied the third-best rings score in school history at 15.800 at Ohio State ... Won the rings title seven times, including the Big Ten Team Finals ... Placed second in the rings in the Big Ten Individual Finals ... Competed in 14 meets, exclusively on the still rings ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.



2012 // Freshman
Competed on rings in 12 meets, including Big Ten Individual Event Finals ... Posted five top-five finishes ... Placed second on rings in back-to-back meets at Iowa and against Michiga/Oklahoma ... Competed at NCAA Championships, helping the Illini to their 10th national title ... CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete.

High School/Club

2011 Junior Olympic National Champion on rings ... Four-year letterwinner at Adlai E. Stevenson ... Helped his team to a state championship title in 2010 ... Trained at The Gymnastics Spot.

Personal
Born Michael Loren Wilner on April 2, 1993 ... Son of Corey and Susan Wilner ... Majoring in computer engineering ... Hobbies include computer programming, electronics and traveling with friends ... Member of Gold Honor Roll at Stevenson ... National Honor Society inductee ... Lists Dee Brown as his Illini hero while growing up ... Both parents attended the University of Illinois.

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