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     Brett Valin
    Brett Valin


    Lindenhurst, Ill.

    High School:
    Lakes Community

    Height / Weight:
    5-5 / 150



    Club Team/Club Coach:
    Ultimate Gymnastics


    UIC Athletics 2013-14 Recap: Awards & Accomplishments

    71 UIC student-athletes were named to All-League Teams


    UIC Holds Inaugural `Night to Ignite'

    Student-athlete awards ceremony took place Thursday night at the UIC Forum


    Adamczyk, Gaides, Hodges And Valin Conclude NCAA Competition

    The Flames 2013-14 season comes to an end


    Men's Gymnastics Prepares for NCAA Championships

    Four members of the Flames squad will compete at the three-day competition


    Men's Gymnastics Rounds Out ECAC Championships

    Gaides placed fifth in all-around competition, second on rings

    Floor Exercise: 13.250 (3/22/14)
    Pommel Horse: 13.100 (2/08/14)
    Still Rings: 14.200 (3/08/14)
    Parallel Bars: 14.200 (3/28/14)
    Vault:14.950 (2/24/13)
    High Bar: 13.700 (3/09/14)
    All-Around: 79.500 (3/28/14)

    2013-14: One of UIC's main All-Around competitors... Advanced to the NCAA Championships in vault and parallel bars... Season-best score in an individual event was a 14.800 on vault March 8 at Illinois...Scored a season best 14.200 on parallel bars on two occasions (Jan. 12- Illinois, March 28- ECAC Championships)... Notched a 14.200 on rings March 8 at Illinois...Achieved a season-best score of 13.250 three times on floor exercise (Jan. 18- Windy City Invitational, Feb. 15- Temple, March 22- Michigan)... Scored a 13.100 on pommel horse Feb. 8 at SUNY-Brockport... Tallied a season-best score of 13.450 on high bars Feb. 28 at Air Force Academy... Season-best score of 79.500 in the All-Around was on March 28 at the ECAC Championships

    2012-13: Showed versatility by competing on the vault, high bars, parallel bars and rings ... Season-best score on the vault was a 14.950 tally on Feb. 24 against Minnesota ... Recorded a season-best 14.100 on the parallel bars on March 1 against Air Force ... Racked up a season-best 13.700 on the high bars at Ohio State (March 9) ... Best score on the rings was a tally of 13.550 in the season opener against Illinois (Jan. 12).

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated at Lakes (Ill.) ... member of Ultimate Gymnastics ... biggest athletic thrill to date is qualifying second day at the 2012 NCAA Championships on vault ... born June 10, 1993 in Lindenhurst, Ill. ... son of Russel and Jeanne Valin ... has one brother, Brian ... currently enrolled as a Management major.