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Jacob Thurber
Jacob  Thurber

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Karns

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 146

Event:
All-Around

Birthdate:
11/01/1994

Club Team/Club Coach:
Premier Athletics/ Phil Savage and Matt Henry


07/27/2015

Men’s Gymnastics Supports Run for Gus 5K

Flames participated in the charity event on July 23

06/04/2015

UIC Athletics 2014-15 Recap: Awards & Accomplishments

77 UIC student-athletes were named to All-League Teams

04/10/2015

Men's Gymnastics Concludes Action at NCAA Championships

The Flames' 2014-15 season comes to an end

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

Thurber's Individual Results

CAREER BEST

Vault: 14.700 (1/12/14)
Parrallel Bars: 13.450 (3/02/14)
Floor Exercise: 14.800 (2/14/15)
Pommel Horse: 12.950 (3/21/15)

2014-15: Represented the Flames on floor exercise and vault in the second half of the season...Recorded a career best on floor exercise against Temple (Feb. 14) scoring a 14.800...Competed pommel horse once where he posted his career best against Michigan (Mar. 21) posting a score of 12.950...Advanced to NCAA Championships on the vault with a qualifying score of 14.375 and as an alternate on floor (13.960).

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.

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