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
Flames notched 408.250 points against Stanford and ASU
The Flames will honor five seniors prior to the meet on Sunday
The Flames used a season-high score of 409.650 to defeat the Owls
Christiansen's Individual Results
2014-15: Competed regularly on parallel bars, high bar, and vault for the Flames...Matched his career best on high bar with a 13.900 against Stanford and Arizona State on Senior Day (Mar. 8)...Advanced to the NCAA Championships as an alternate on high bar...Posted career high on parallel bars against Iowa with a 13.550.
2013-14: Competed most frequently on vault and high bars (10 times each)... Scored a season-best 14.000 in vault on Jan. 12 against Illinois at Feb. 8 at SUNY-Brockport...Also tallied a season-best score of 13.650 on high bars at Air Force Academy on March 2... competed on floor exercise twice and parallel bars once this season
2012-13: Competed in all six events throughout the season, and was an All-Around performer on a pair of occasions ... Most consistent events were on the floor exercise and high bars, where he competed a combined 24 times ... Scored a season-best 13.900 in the floor exercise on March 17 against Temple ... Also tallied a season-best score of 13.900 on the high bars against Minnesota on Feb. 24 ... Season-high score in the All-Around was a 76.250 tally on Feb. 2 against both Minnesota and Nebraska.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated at Westosha (Wis.) ... placed 2nd with his team at 2011 J.O. Nationals ... J.O. National Qualifier first and second day in 2010 and 2011 and first day in 2008 and 2009 ... born January 6, 1993 in Waukegan, Ill. ... son of Karl and Beth Ann Christiansen ... has four siblings, Bradley, Mary,Dana and Lauren ... currently enrolled as a Health Information Management major.