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Christopher Root
Christopher  Root

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cartersville, Ga.

High School:
Cartersville

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 155

Event:
All-Around

Birthdate:
07/28/1993

Club Team/Club Coach:
Cartersville Twisters/ Andrei Kouznetsov


12/07/2015

UIC Gymnastics Closes out Mixed Pairs Exhibition Meet

Regular season for both squads begins on Jan. 9

12/07/2015

UIC Gymnastics Closes out Mixed Pairs Exhibition Meet

Regular season for both squads begins on Jan. 9

07/27/2015

Men's Gymnastics Supports Run for Gus 5K

Flames participated in the charity event on July 23

07/20/2015

Men's Gymnasts Earn All-America Scholar-Athlete Honors

Flames place eight on the first and second teams

01/22/2015

Men's Gymnastics Travels to Iowa

Meet scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. CT

Root's Individual Results

CAREER BEST
Floor Exercise: 13.800 (2/23/14)
Pommel Horse: 13.400 (3/13/16)
Still Rings: 13.700 (3/27/15)
Vault: 14.050 (1/17/15)
Parallel Bars: 13.850 (2/23/14)
High Bar: 13.550 (4/2/16)
All-Around: 79.650 (2/23/14)

2015-16: Consistently represented the Flames on the pommel horse, still rings and parallel bars this season…He competed on high bar for four meets during his junior season…Root recorded a career best score of 13.400 on pommel horse against Arizona State (March 13) at the UIC Pavilion…He also collected a career high score on high bar of 13.550 at the ECAC Championships on April 2.

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.

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