Women's Gymnastics


Kelsi Eberly
Kelsi Eberly

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Landisville, Pa.

High School:
Hempfield

Height:
5-3

Event:
All-Around

Club:
Prestige Gymnastics

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.

02/21/2013

#18 Illinois Journeys to Columbus to Face #20 Ohio State

Alina Weinstein coming off all-around and floor record breaking performances

02/16/2013

Weinstein's Historic Night Spurs Illini Rally

Alina Weinstein Breaks the Illinois All-Around and Floor Records

01/19/2013

Illini Show Improvement in Loss at No. 2 Michigan

Illinois scored the third highest beam total in school history

02/10/2014

Illinois Women's Gymnastics - Pink Meet vs. Iowa

Illini Women's Gym pictures from the Pink Meet vs. Iowa on Jan. 31 inside Huff Hall.

02/07/2012

Ohio State Meet 2/4/12

Photos from the women's gymnastics meet against Ohio State at Huff Hall

01/14/2012

Minnesota Meet 1/14/12

Photos from the Illinois women's gymnastics meet vs. Minnesota

01/09/2012

2011 Mixed Pairs

Photos of women's gymnastics at the 2011 Mixed Pairs exhibition meet.

AT ILLINOIS

2014 - Junior: Competed in every meet on floor, hitting all 14 routines ... Named the team's Most Improved Gymnast ... Produced her new career high of 9.825 three times throughout the season ... Tallied a 9.8 at the NCAA Championships ... Only dropped below a 9.7 twice, averaging a 9.759 on the year.

2013 - Sophomore: Competed in eight meets on both beam and floor ... Produced one top-five finish when she tied for fourth at Michigan on beam by scoring a 9.85, a new career high ... Scored a season high 9.775 twice on floor, at Minnesota and vs. Iowa ... Hit 12-of-14 routines.

2012 - Freshman: Competed on floor at 10 meets, notching a career-high 9.800 at UIC ... Saw action on beam at five meets, including a runner-up finish at UIC with a career-best 9.800 ... Performed three vaults on the year and notched a career-high 9.650 at UIC.

High School/Club: Three-time JO Level 10 National Qualifier ... Took fourth on vault and seventh in the all-around at the 2009 Region VII Championships ... Posted top-20 national finishes on vault, beam and in the all-around at the 2008 JO National Championships ... Placed third on vault, fifth on bars, sixth on floor and fifth in the all-around at the 2008 Region VII Championships ... Won a state title on bars, beam and in the all-around in 2008 ... Was on the superior honor roll her first three years of high school ... Competed for Prestige Gymnastics... Club coaches were Tony and Jen Fatta, Kevin Pope and Colleen Mazreku.

Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1992 ... Daughter of Kevin and Karen Eberly ... Has one brother, Kody ... Says she chose Illinois because "the accounting program is one of the best in the nation, and I enjoyed the atmosphere of the gymnastics program including all the gymnasts and coaches." ... Majoring in Accounting.

Kelsi's Career Highs

Vault: 9.650 (at UIC, 2/25/12)

Beam: 9.850 (at Michigan, 1/19/13)

Floor: 9.825 (3x, last at Big Ten Championships, 3/22/14)


The Eberly File

Best memory from Birmingham, Alabama (outside of competing): Easter egg hunt in our rooms!

What went through your head when you realized you advanced to Nationals: "Told you we could do it"

The addition of Maryland and Rutgers brings what to the conference? Brings depth! So many great teams in the Big Ten and it's exciting to keep adding to the conference.

Describe the 2015 team in one word: Driven

Biggest learning experience from last season: Hard work pays off!!

Meet or opponent most excited to compete in/against this season: Penn State

Best Dressed Teammate: Heather Foley

Teammate most likely to become famous (and what will make them famous): Sunny for being an entrepreneur

One goal for this season: Be Big Ten Champs!

Pre-round superstitions: I always eat eggs the morning of a competition

If you could go on a date with anyone, and your boyfriend is TOTALLY cool with it, who would it be? Jason Derulo

Something I have to bring on every trip: My glasses

Your dream job: To be a dancer

Actress I would want to play me in a movie: Sophia Bush (one tree hill)

If I were on a reality show, what would it be? Dancing With The Stars

Super power I would most like to have: Invisibility

Something most people don't know about me: I am second generation Amish

Favorite memory in Kenney Gym: Hannah Welker (my freshmen year) running around with a bag attached to her ankle.

Favorite spot on campus: The quad

Favorite childhood movie: Freaky Friday

First AIM screen name: ebgym92

Favorite holiday (and why): Christmas because I like to give presents and spend time with family

Concerts I've been to lately: Tiesto

TV show I'm obsessed with right now: One Tree Hill

Favorite app on my phone: Instagram

Person who inspires me the most: My brother, Kody

Favorite female athlete: Mia Hamm

City you most want to live in after graduation (and why): Chicago because I think the city is beautiful!

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