Flames participated in the charity event on July 23
Flames place eight on the first and second teams
Meet scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. CT
Flames return three seniors for the 2015 season (Brett Valin, Kyle Christiansen and Jason Gaides)
The Flames will take on the Falcons Friday and Sunday
Root's Individual Results
2014-2015: Root competed for the Flames in three meets this season...he recorded a career best score of 13.700 on floor exercise at the Windy City Invitational at the UIC Pavilion...he also collected a career high score on rings (13.700) at the ECAC Championships on March 27.
2013-14: Primarily spent his time in floor exercise and on the pommel horse, but also competed in All-Around competition... Tallied a season-best score of 13.800 in floor exercise and 13.850 on parallel bars on Feb. 23 against Iowa... Tallied a 13.350 on pommel horse and 13.800 on vault at Feb. 15 at Temple...Notched a season-best score of 13.350 on rings Feb. 8 at SUNY-Brockport... Achieved a 13.400 at Michigan March 22... Scored a season-best score of 79.650 in All-Around... Was named ECAC Rookie of the Week on Feb. 19 for his performance against Temple on Feb. 15
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three time State Champion... two time Regional Champion... 38th in Nation... born July 28, 1993 in Cartersville Ga. ...son of Sarah Agan and Jack Root... currently enrolled as a Criminology, Law & Justice major.