Student-athlete award ceremony to be held Monday, April 27
The Flames' 2014-15 season comes to an end
Five members of the Flames squad will compete at the three-day competition
Jason Gaides, Brett Valin, Alex Dumstorf, Trent Jarrett and Jacob Thurber will represent UIC
Gaides placed second in all-around competition (84.600)
2014-15: Was named Senior Gymnast of the Year at the ECAC Championships…Nationally ranked as the number 6 all-around gymnast with career high score 85.000 against Air Force (3/1)…Competed at the ECAC Championships in West Point, New York in the All-Around…Posted an all-around score over 80.000 in all but one competition this season…Recorded a career best scores on floor exercise (14.950), high bar (14.000), and pommel horse (14.700)… was named the Corvias ECAC Men’s Gymnast of the Week (Feb. 8-15)…Competed at the Winter Cup Challenge in Las Vegas, Nev., ranking 35th overall through the preliminary rounds...3-Time ECAC Men’s Gymnast of the Week (Feb. 16, Feb. 23 & March 2)
2012-13: One of UIC's main All-Around competitors ... Advanced to the NCAA Championships in the All-Around ... Season-best score in the All-Around was a tally of 82.800 on March 3 against Air Force ... Most consistent event was on the vault, where he racked up a season-best score of 14.600 twice on the season ... Season-best score on the floor exercise was a tally of 14.550 on March 23 against Michigan ... Collected eight performances in which he posted a score of at least 80.000 in the All-Around.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated at Amos Alonzo Stagg (Ill.) ... J.O. National Qualifier ... born June 5, 1993 in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Bob Gaides and Teri Morreale ... has one brother, Dan ... currently enrolled as a Health Information Management major.