Northern Illinois took on MAC heavyweight Central Michigan on Senior Day (Feb. 26) in Victor E. Court.
NIU Career Bests: Vault - 9.325 (at Bowling Green, 1-24-10); Uneven Bars - 9.750 (Exh. vs. Ball State, 1-31-10); Floor - 9.700 (Exh. vs. UIC, 3-1-11).
2011: Saw action in seven meets and completed 10 routines for the Huskies on the year. Competed as an exhibition gymnast seven times, including five times on bars and twice on floor. Also was in the Huskies' line-up on floor exercise at Central Michigan (1-30), Western Michigan (2-13) and versus Kent State (2-20) for a total of five bars and five floor routines. Received a season high score of 9.550 on the uneven parallel bars against Kent State. As an exhibition gymnast, scored a career-best 9.700 on floor exercise versus UIC (3-1). Averaged a 9.225 in three floor exercise outings with a non-exhibition best of 9.450 at Western Michigan.
2010: Competed twice on vault and once on uneven parallel bars for NIU in 2010 with multiple other appearances as exhibition gymnast. Earned a season and career best score of 9.325 on vault at Bowling Green (1-24). Took 10th place on uneven parallel bars at Texas Woman's Quadrangular meet with a 9.600. Also scored a 9.300 on vault versus Central Michigan (2-28) as an exhibition score. Top performance on bars came at Ball State (1-31) in exhibition action with a 9.750.
2009: Did not see action in any meets for the Huskies in 2009.
Prep: Trained at Gym-Kinetics in Mokena, Ill., and competed in Level 10 for four years. Missed the 2006-07 season due to injury.
Personal: Born Feb. 16, 1990 in Oak Lawn, Ill., to Thomas and Michele Major of Mokena, Ill. Pre-physical therapy major. A Huskie Scholar with a GPA above 3.0.