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     Mike Galfi
    Mike Galfi

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Melrose Park, Ill.

    High School:
    West Leyden

    Event:
    Multiple Events


    2004 Highlights: Competed in eight meets for the Flames...established career highs in two events, the floor exercise and still rings...posted an 8.75 on floor against Temple...scored an 8.875 on rings versus Air Force on March 7th...posted season-high 9.050 on vault against Temple.

    2003 Highlights: Competed on the still rings, vault, floor exercise and parallel bars for UIC during his sophomore campaign...was one of 11 Flames to earn a spot in the NCAA Regional Qualifying Championships, competing on the vault at the event...posted a season-best score of 9.1 on the vault versus Air Force on March 2nd...tabbed season-best marks on the still rings (8.35) and floor exercise (8.65) in a triangular meet with Minnesota and Air Force on March 15th.

    Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner as an all-around gymnast for West Leyden...captained the Eagles to an undefeated season his senior year, leading West Leyden to its first state appearance in school history...four-time All-Western Conference honoree (1996-2000)...three-time All-State selection (1997-2000)...holds all seven gymnastics records at West Leyden...also lettered three years as a swimmer...born April 9, 1982...son of Alvin and Josephine Galfi...major is teaching of mathematics.