Student-athlete awards ceremony took place Thursday night at the UIC Forum
Jason Gaides and Catherine Dion led their respective squads with top scores
2014-2015: Poort competed on floor exercise, vault, parallel bars, and high bar against Illinois…he recorded three career high scores on floor exercise (12.500), high bar (10.600) and vault (13.700) before falling to injury the remainder of the season.
2012-13: Main event was the pommel horse, but also competed on the floor exercise and vault ... Season-best score on the pommel horse was a tally of 13.300 at Nebraska on Jan. 27 ... Scored a season-best 13.100 on the vault at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 19) ... Recorded a season-best 12.400 on the floor exercise in the season opener against Illinois on Jan. 12.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Peotone High School ... member of Premier West Gymnastics ... born June 5, 1993 in Kankakee, Ill. ... son of Cindy and Dean Poort ... has one brother, Cody ... currently enrolled as a Psychology major.