Loochtan sets record on floor (15.650); McGrath on vault (15.350)
Hawk Item - 2006, 2007 and 2009 all-American...Named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week March 19, 2008 and March 2, 2009.
2009- Only Hawkeye to compete at the NCAA individual event finals...competed in every meet during senior campaign on floor exercise and vault... led the team on both events... placed first on floor exercise four times... placed first on vault eight times, including tying for first at the NCAA Championships with a 16.30 season best score... tied for third on floor exercise (15.45) at NCAA Qualifier... earned third all-American selection after scoring 16.30 on vault at NCAA individual event finals... letterwinner.
2008-- Holds event high score on floor exercise (15.35) posted at Big Tens, and on vault (16.30) at Nebraska... placed sixth on floor (15.35) and tied for fourth on vault (16.00) at Big Ten Championship... placed first on vault three times this season, against Illinois-Chicago, Nebraska and Minnesota...placed first on floor exercise against Nebraska with a 15.10...letterwinner.
2007 -- One of two Hawkeyes to compete at the NCAA individual event finals... finished fourth on vault scoring a 9.275... tied for third on floor exercise at NCAA team qualifier (9.5)... holds Iowa's top returning scores on floor exercise and vault... posted a 9.2 on floor exercise at the Big Ten Championships... recorded three first place finishes on floor exercise, against Illinois-Chicago (9.35), Minnesota (9.5) and Nebraska (9.3)... placed first on vault against Illinois, scoring a 9.35... against Minnesota, posted a season and personal best on floor exercise, 9.5... at Illinois, posted a 9.4 on floor exercise to finish second... won team award for Best Competitor at the NCAA Championships... letterwinner.
2006 -- NCAA all-American on floor exercise, after placing seventh, with a season best score of 9.3... scored a season high on vault (9.55) against Illinois and at Big Tens...placed sixth on vault at Big Ten event finals... recorded six top-five finishes on vault... recipient of the Best Competitor in the red zone Award... named second team all-America scholar athlete... letterwinner.
High School - Placed fifth at the Junior National Championships and named All-American on floor exercise his freshmen year... placed fourth at Nationals and named All-American on vault his sophomore year... was named all-American and National Champion on vault his senior year... named All-Conference and All-American in football... club coaches were Kelly Crumley, Don Osborn, and Mike Bush of the Buffalo Grove Gymnastics Center.
Personal - Born 2/25/87... son of Wes and Margie Reins... communication studies major.