2005: Saw action in nine meets as a redshirt freshman...made his collegiate debut on the still rings at the Windy City Invitational...placed fourth on vault against Minnesota with a career-high 9.050...posted an 8.4 on still rings and an 8.9 on vault, good for fifth place, against Air Force and Arizona State on Mar. 18...posted a career-best 9.0 on rings along with an 8.9 on vault at Illinois on March 12...posted an 8.65 on rings at the ECAC Championships...vaulted to an 8.95 at Ohio State on Jan. 22. ..posted an 8.8 on rings against Minnesota.
2004: Redshirted his first year, retaining four years of eligibility.
Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner as an all-around competitor at Lyons Township...competed on the club level with Premier Gymnastics Academy...took second place on still rings, just behind current UIC teammate Jeff Grunschel, with a 9.450 at the IHSA Individual Event Finals...also placed tenth on high bar at the state meet...helped Lyons finish fourth at the state finals...placed third on vault at the 2003 Windy City meet...earned All-American and Elite status...member of the National Honor Society...born April 2, 1985...son of Mark and Tina Trompeter...major is movement science/pre-physical therapy.