At Michigan ... Named to U.S. Senior Men's National Team following his performance at the Winter Cup Challenge (Feb. 5-7, 2009) ... 2009 NCAA All-American on floor and pommel horse ... 2009 All-Big Ten first team honoree ... 2009 Big Ten individual event finalist on floor exercise, pommel horse, rings, parallel bars and horizontal bar ... 2009 Academic All-Big Ten selection ... 2008 College Gymnastics Association Academic All-American ... 2008 Big Ten individual event finalist (pommel horse) ... 2008 Big Ten Sportsmanship award recipient ...two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award recipient (2008-09) ... three-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week recipient ... NCAA Gymnast of the Week and Big Ten Gymnast of the Week (Jan. 19, 2009) ... 2010 Big Ten All-Around Champion ... 2010 Big Ten Floor Exercise Champion ... 2010 Big Ten Gymnast of the Year ... member of the 2010 NCAA champion squad ... 2010 NCAA All-Around Champion ... earned two All-America honors at the 2010 NCAA championships.
Senior (2011) ... made season debut at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 15) competing floor (13.60), pommel horse (15.00; 3rd), rings (14.90; 3rd), parallel bars (14.40), and high bar (13.90) ... competed pommel horse (11.40), rings (14.00), and parallel bars (13.85) at the Winter Cup Challenge prelims (Feb. 3) ... competed floor (13.30), pommel horse (13.50; 3rd), rings (14.55; 3rd), and high bar (10.00) vs. UIC (Feb. 19) ... competed pommel horse (13.45; 3rd) and rings (14.45) vs. Stanford (Feb. 26) ... competed pommel horse (13.45), rings (14.50; 2nd), and high bar (11.50) at Arizona State (March 2) ... competed pommel horse (13.75), rings (14.50), parallel bars, and high bar (13.10) vs. Oklahoma (March 12) ... competed pommel horse (14.95; 2nd), rings (14.25), and high bar (13.80) vs. Ohio State (March 19) ... competed pommel horse (13.40), rings posting a new season high (15.35), parallel bars posting a new season high (14.90), and high bar (13.80) at the NCAA Championships Qualifier (April 14) ... competed all-around (85.10); floor (14.60), rings (15.00), parallel bars (14.80) at the NCAA Championships Team and All-Around Finals (April 15).
Junior (2010) ... placed in the top 5 on three events (floor, pommel horse, still rings) and the all-around at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 16) ... won the floor (15.40) and all-around (88.75) in addition to top five finishes on the pommel horse (15.00, T2nd), still rings (14.90, 4th) and parallel bars (14.55, 2nd) against PSU (Jan. 24) ... won the floor exercise, pommel horse and still rings at Iowa (Jan. 30) ... named to third consecutive senior national team after placing 3rd all-around, the best ever finish for a Wolverine, at the Winter Cup Invitational in Las Vegas (Feb. 6) ... placed second on the floor and pommel horse at the Winter Cup Invitational (Feb. 6) ... placed third on the rings (14.700) in loss to Oklahoma (Feb. 20) ... tied for 5th on floor with a 15.10 against Stanford (Feb. 27) ... finished in the top five on all four of his events in win over Illinois (March 13) ... set a career best on the pommel horse, 15.35, to claim second place against Illini ... set career best, 15.40, to take the rings crown at Illinois (March 13) ... took the floor crown (15.45), finished fifth on the pommel horse, and second on the rings and parallel bars against Ohio State (March 20) ... tied his career best on floor (15.65) at the Big Ten championships on his way to winning the All-Around title (April 3) ... claimed the floor exercise title at the Big Ten championships (April 4) ... set a season best on the parallel bars (15.35) at the NCAA Qualifier (April 15) ... claimed the NCAA all-around title, Michigan's first since 1963, while helping Michigan claim the program's fourth-ever title (April 16) ... earned All-America honors on the still rings and parallel bars during the NCAA event finals (April 17).
Sophomore (2009) ... competing in his second season of collegiate gymnastics ... named to U.S. Senior Men's National team ... 2009 All-Big Ten first team selection ... 2009 Big Ten individual event finalist on floor, pommel horse, still rings, p-bars and high bar ... received first NCAA Gymnast of the Week and Big Ten Gymnast of the Week awards the week of Jan. 19 ... Big Ten Co-Gymnast of the Week following his performance at the Winter Cup Challenge (Feb. 5-7) ... named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week after winning the all-around at the Pacific Coast Classic (Feb. 21) ...U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...claimed all-around title (88.100) in first career appearance as U-M all-arounder at Windy City Invitational (Jan. 17) in Chicago, Ill. ... won pommel horse crown (15.100) and share of rings title (14.800) in Chicago ... earned first career marks on vault (14.750, 5th) and horizontal bar (13.850) ... posted 14.950 on floor exercise and 14.650 on p-bars ... contributed to team score in all six events at WCI ... claimed first career floor title with a 15.100 at Penn State (Jan.24) ... finished second in the all-around against the Nittany Lions (86.650) ... placed fifth on parallel bars (14.250) and scored 14.050 on pommel horse, 14.500 on rings, 14.800 on vault and 13.950 on high bar ... earned multiple event titles (pommel horse, p-bars) for first time in career vs. Iowa (Jan. 30) ... claimed third career pommel horse title (15.000) and second of the season ... won first career p-bars title against Iowa (14.700) ... recorded 14.550 for third on rings and a career-high 14.300 on horizontal bar to tie for second ... finished ninth overall in the all-around at the Winter Cup Challenge (Feb. 5-7) ... finished fourth on rings and p-bars and placed seventh on floor in Las Vegas ... named Big Ten Co-Gymnast of the Week after earning a U.S. Senior National Team roster position at the WCC ... claimed second career all-around title with a career-best 89.750 at the Pacific Coast Classic (Feb. 21) ... earned career highs on floor (15.100) and still rings (15.250) in Oakland ... registered season bests on vault (14.800) and p-bars (15.350) on the west coast ... scored 14.950 on pommel horse and 14.150 on horizontal bar at the PCC ... earned third career all-around title (88.450) vs. Illinois (March 14) ... scored a U-M season-best and personal career-best15.350 on rings against the Fighting Illini ... registered a season-high 15.550 on vault against UI ... recorded 14.600 on floor, 14.500 on pommel, 14.900 on p-bars and 13.550 on horizontal bar during the squad's final regular season home meet ... grabbed fourth all-around title of the season (89.25) at Ohio State (March 21) ... claimed multiple event titles for the second time this season against the Buckeyes, posting top scores on pommel horse (15.100) and parallel bars (14.750) ... registered a career-best 14.450 on horizontal bar against Michigan's interstate rival ... recorded 15.100 on floor, 14.900 on rings and a 15.050 on vault in Columbus ... finished second in the all-around (89.100) behind teammate Thomas Kelley at the Big Ten team championships (April 3) ... qualified for the individual event finals in every event except vault ... finished first with a career-best 15.450 on floor, third with a career-best 15.200 on pommel, tied for seventh on rings (14.900), placed seventh on p-bars (14.450) and tied for fifth with a career-best 14.550 on high bar at the conference championships ... scored 14.550 on vault ... finished second on floor (15.025) and tied for ninth on pommel (12.775) at the Big Ten individual event finals (April 4) ... did not compete on rings, p-bars or horizontal bar ... registered 15.250 on floor, 15.150 on pommel horse, 15.300 on rings, 13.200 on p-bars and 14.100 on horizontal bar at the NCAA Qualifier (April 16) ... earned career bests on floor (15.650) and pommel horse (15.300) at the NCAA team finals (April 17) ... scored 15.300 on rings, 14.950 on p-bars and 14.400 on horizontal bar en route to the squad's second place finish ... earned NCAA All-America status on floor (15.550) and pommel horse (15.175) at the NCAA individual championships ... posted 14.550 on rings and 14.350 on p-bars during the individual event.
Freshman (2008) ... 2008 College Gymnastics Association Academic All-American ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient ... at the NCAA Team Championships, earned 15.050 on floor, 11.700 on pommel, 14.650 on rings, 14.750 on p-bars (April 18) ... at NCAA qualifier, scored 14.600 on floor, 14.400 on pommel, 13.700 on rings, 14.900 on p-bars (April 17) ... placed ninth on pommel (13.300) at the Big Ten Individual Event Finals (April 5) ... at the Big Ten Team Championship, posted 14.050 on floor, qualified for individual event finals and tied for third on pommel (14.850), registered 13.700 on rings, 14.550 on p-bars (April 4) ... Scored 14.500 on floor, claimed first on pommel (14.900), recorded 14.250 on rings, 14.050 on p-bar against Ohio State (March 22) ... Earned 14.600 on floor, second on pommel (14.850), 14.150 on rings, 14.200 on p-bars (March 8) ... posted 15.100 on floor, 13.900 on pommel, 14.700 on rings, placed second on p-bars (15.400) against Stanford (March 2) ... at the Pacific Coast Classic, recorded 14.700 on floor, 13.450 on pommel, 14.300 on rings, 13.050 on p-bars (Feb. 23) ... placed second on floor (15.100), first on pommel (14.750), earned 14.100 on p-bars at Oklahoma (Jan. 26) ... closed sixth on floor (14.750), placed fourth on pommel (14.100), second on p-bars (15.050) against Penn State (Jan. 19) ... Scored 14.900 on floor, placed fifth on pommel (14.350), recorded 14.200 on p-bars in first collegiate competition at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 12).
Prep ... USA Gymnastics Championships from 2003-07 ... Junior Olympic Nationals from 2003-05... first place finish at State and Region 8 championships (level 10) in 2005 ... came in second at Florida State Championship (class II division) in 2004 ... honor roll from 2004-07.
Personal ... Born January 16, 1989 ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... sports management major.
U-M Dominates on Senior Night, Defeats UIC with Six Event Titles
No. 3 U-M to Entertain No. 17 UIC Saturday on Senior Night
Michigan Ousts No. 3 Illinois for Home Victory
No. 4 Michigan Set to Host No. 3 Illinois Sunday in Cliff Keen
Maize & Blue Downs No. 2 Penn State, Puerto Rico, No. 18 Temple
No. 5 Wolverines to Face Puerto Rico, No. 3 PSU, No. 18 Temple
Season-High Floor Score, Three Event Titles Lift U-M over No. 8 OSU