Matt Frey  
Matt Frey

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Lakewood Ranch, Fla.

High School:
Pendleton HS

Birthdate:
10/02/1991

Experience:
4 Letters

Club:
South Florida Gymnastics


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2014 • Senior Season: Received Gophers' Outstanding NCAA Competitor Award • finished ninth in the nation on parallel bars (14.900) as one of four Gophers to compete in the event finals on the final day of the NCAA championships (4/12) • tied for ninth on parallel bars (15.100) on the second day of the NCAA championships (4/11) • placed ninth on parallel bars (15.100) and tied for 24th on vault (14.350) at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) • competed on vault (14.350) and parallel bars (14.650) at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) • competed in 10 meets in three events • finished sixth in vault with a season-high 15.100 and placed eighth in floor exercise (14.450) at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) • set back-to-back career-highs on parallel bars with 14.850 at Illinois/Nebraska meet (2/1) and with first-place 15.400 at Air Force (2/8) • shared Louis J. Cooke Award at Iowa/Brockport meet with fellow seniors • scored season-high in floor exercise with 14.600 at Nebraska (3/15) • earned fourth varsity letter.

2013 • Junior Season: Earned team's Most Improved Competitor award • competed in three events in season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) where he recorded a 14.750 on floor exercise, a 14.500 on vault and a 13.900 on parallel bars • scored then-career high 14.750 on parallel bars against Iowa (3/2) • scored season highs on both floor (15.100) and vault (14.900) at Iowa (2/8) • finished Big Ten Championships tied for 10th (15.000) on floor and sixth (14.700) on the parallel bars • took ninth on the floor (14.950) at the NCAA qualifier • earned third varsity letter.

2012 • Sophomore Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in six regular-season meets • scored a season-high 14.800 on floor and a season-high 13.800 on parallel bars against Penn State (3/17) • season high of 14.900 on vault came against UIC (1/21) • earned second varsity letter.

2011 • Freshman Season: Named CGA Second Team All-American Scholar-Athlete • competed in eight of 12 meets • scored season-high 14.550 on the floor exercise at the NCAA qualifier (4/14) • scored career-best 15.900 on the vault against Nebraska (3/18) • scored season-high 14.500 on the parallel bars at the Windy City Invitational (1/15) • earned first varsity letter.

High School/Club: A graduate of Pendleton High School in Bradenton, Fla. • member of 2010 Florida state high school champion team • 2005-2010 Junior Olympic National qualifier • member of the South Florida Gymnastics Club.

Personal: Born October 2, 1991 • son of Steve and Barbara Frey • father played Major League Baseball from 1989 to 1996 for several teams • member of the national honor society • honor roll student in high school • enjoys playing the guitar and piano • biology, society, and environment major.

Matt Frey's Career Highs (2014 Final)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs 15.100 --- --- 15.900 15.400 ---