Saturday meet is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.
Both squads begin regular season Friday, Jan. 9
Flames return three seniors for the 2015 season (Brett Valin, Kyle Christiansen and Jason Gaides)
Flames to compete at the UIC Pavilion for the first time in program history
The Flames dropped to the Falcons 439.700-407.650
2013-14: Primarily spent his time on floor exercise, vault and parallel bars... Notched a season-best score of 14.400 in floor exercise on Feb. 8 against SUNY-Brockport... Tallied a 14.700 on vault Jan. 12 against Illinois... Scored his best on parallel bars March 2 against Air Force Academy with a 13.450... Was named ECAC Rookie of the Week Jan. 22 for his performances against Illinois Jan. 12 and at the Windy City Invitational Jan. 18
PREP AND PERSONAL: Second at 2013 Junior Olympic National Championships on floor... born November 1, 1995 in Knoxville, Tenn. ... son of Karen and Garrett Thurber... major currently undecided.