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Kyle Christiansen
Kyle  Christiansen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kenosha, Wis.

High School:
Westosha Central

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 155

Event:
Multiple Events

Birthdate:
01/06/1993

Club Team/Club Coach:
Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy


05/14/2015

UIC Student-Athletes Go Through Commencement Services

44 student-athletes received a bachelor's degree in the spring and summer sessions

04/08/2015

Men's Gymnastics Prepares for NCAA Championships

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

03/31/2015

Five Flames Qualify for NCAA Championships

Jason Gaides, Brett Valin, Alex Dumstorf, Trent Jarrett and Jacob Thurber will represent UIC

03/08/2015

Men's Gymnastics Takes Second on Senior Day

Flames notched 408.250 points against Stanford and ASU

03/06/2015

Men's Gymnastics Hosts Stanford and ASU for Senior Day

The Flames will honor five seniors prior to the meet on Sunday

Christiansen's Individual Results

CAREER BEST:

Floor Exercise: 13.900 (3/17/13)
Still Rings: 12.350 (2/02/13)
Pommel Horse: 11.500 (2/02/13)
Vault: 14.400 (3/02/12)
All-Around: 76.250 (2/02/13)
Parallel Bars: 13.550 (1/24/15)
High Bar: 13.900 (3/08/15)

2014-15: Competed regularly on parallel bars, high bar, and vault for the Flames...Matched his career best on high bar with a 13.900 against Stanford and Arizona State on Senior Day (Mar. 8)...Advanced to the NCAA Championships as an alternate on high bar...Posted career high on parallel bars against Iowa with a 13.550.

2013-14: Competed most frequently on vault and high bars (10 times each)... Scored a season-best 14.000 in vault on Jan. 12 against Illinois at Feb. 8 at SUNY-Brockport...Also tallied a season-best score of 13.650 on high bars at Air Force Academy on March 2... competed on floor exercise twice and parallel bars once this season

2012-13: Competed in all six events throughout the season, and was an All-Around performer on a pair of occasions ... Most consistent events were on the floor exercise and high bars, where he competed a combined 24 times ... Scored a season-best 13.900 in the floor exercise on March 17 against Temple ... Also tallied a season-best score of 13.900 on the high bars against Minnesota on Feb. 24 ... Season-high score in the All-Around was a 76.250 tally on Feb. 2 against both Minnesota and Nebraska.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated at Westosha (Wis.) ... placed 2nd with his team at 2011 J.O. Nationals ... J.O. National Qualifier first and second day in 2010 and 2011 and first day in 2008 and 2009 ... born January 6, 1993 in Waukegan, Ill. ... son of Karl and Beth Ann Christiansen ... has four siblings, Bradley, Mary,Dana and Lauren ... currently enrolled as a Health Information Management major.

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