Who's that Illini?
I am the only Illini to receive the Nissen Award, given to the nation's top senior in men's collegiate gymnastics. My honor came in 1989, when I earned All-America status in three events for an NCAA champion Illinois team. My versatility also was evident at the 1988 NCAA meet, where I was an All-American in the all-around. I was a three-time Big Ten champion – in three different events – from 1986 to '89.