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Ian Makowske
Ian Makowske

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redding, Conn.

High School:
Joel Barlow


At Michigan: Member of the 2010 NCAA Championship squad... Two-Time NCAA All-American... 2011 NCAA High Bar runner-p... 2011 Big Ten High Bar Champion... 2011 First Team All-Big Ten Selection... 2011 Verizon Wireless Gymnast of the Big Ten Championships... 2010 NCAA High Bar Runner-Up... 2010 Big Ten 4th Place High Bar, 5th Place Floor... 2010 CoSIDA Second Team All-District IV Academic All-American... 2010-11 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... 2009-11 Academic All-Big Ten Selection... 2008-11 College Gymnastics Association Academic All-American... 2008-11 U of M Athletic Academic Achievement Honoree.

Senior (2011) ... made season debut at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 15) competed floor (14.40) and high bar (14.50; 2nd) ... competed floor (14.40) and high bar (14.90; 2nd) at Penn State (Jan. 22) ... competed floor setting a season high (14.80) and high bar (14.35) at the Winter Cup Challenge prelims (Feb. 3) qualifying into finals as one of the top 40 athletes from prelims ... competed floor (13.80) and high bar setting a new career high (15.35) at the Winter Cup finals (Feb. 5) placing 3rd on high bar with a combined two-day-total (29.70) ... invented a new skill on high bar and incorporated it into his routine during Winter Cup, the skill is valued at an E ... competed floor (14.80; 1st) and high bar (14.10; 2nd) vs. Illinois (Feb. 12) ... competed floor (14.10; 1st) and high bar (13.85; 4th) vs. UIC (Feb. 19) ... competed floor (13.70) and high bar (13.55) vs. Stanford (Feb. 26) ... competed high bar tying a career high (15.35; 1st) at Arizona State (March 2) ... competed floor and high bar (15.15; 2nd) vs. Oklahoma (March 12) ... competed floor setting a new season best (14.95; 2nd) and high bar (14.95; 2nd) vs. Ohio State (March 19) ... ranked #3 in the nation on high bar at this point ... competed floor (14.15) and high bar (15.20; 1st) at the Big Ten Championships Team & All-Around Finals (April 1) ... qualified into Big Ten Event Finals (April 2) on high bar and became the 2011 Big Ten High Bar Champion scoring a career high 15.50 ... competed high floor posting a new season high (15.25) and high bar (15.10) at the NCAA Championships Qualifier (April 14) ... competed floor tying a career high (15.30) and high bar (15.40; 1st) at the NCAA Championships Team and All-Around Finals (April 15) ... qualified into NCAA Championships Event Finals (April 16) on high bar scoring 15.35 to take the silver medal and gather All-American Honors.

Junior (2010) ... set a career best (14.2) in the season opener at the Windy City Invitational to claim 10th place on the high bar (Jan. 16) ... earned a career best on high bar for the second consecutive week (14.30) and a share of 4th place honors against PSU (Jan. 24) ... took second on the floor (15.15) at Iowa (Jan. 30) ... placed 4th overall on the high bar at the Winter Cup Invitational in Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 6) ... won the floor and the high bar versus UIC (Feb. 13) ... placed fourth on the high bar with a 14.800 against the Sooners (Feb. 20) ... recorded a 14.50 on the floor and a 13.75 on the high bar in loss to Stanford (Feb. 27) ... finished third on both the floor (14.85) and the high bar (15.10) in win over Illinois (March 13) ... finished third on floor with a 15.05 against Ohio State (March 20) ... posted a 14.70 (floor) and 15.00 (high bar) at the Big Ten championships (April 3) ... finished fifth on the floor (15.10) and fourth on the high bar (15.05) at the Big Ten event finals (April 4) ... posted a 15.05 and 14.85 at the NCAA qualifier, helping UM earn the No. 1 seed (April 15) ... posted a competition high (15.05) on the high bar during the NCAA team finals, where Michigan claimed its fourth NCAA title (April 16) ... part of a 1-2-3 Michigan high bar finish at the NCAA championships event finals, placing 2nd with a 14.75 (April 17).

Sophomore (2009) ... competing in his second season of collegiate gymnastics ... 2009 Academic All-Big Ten selection ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... registered a career-best 15.300 on the floor exercise to place second on the event at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 17) in Chicago, Ill ... competed on the floor (13.350) and high bar (13.400) at Penn State (Jan. 24) ... registered 13.700 on floor vs. Iowa (Jan. 30) ... closed second on horizontal bar (14.150) vs. UIC (Feb. 7) ... registered 13.050 on floor and 12.700 on pommel against the Flames ... tallied 14.650 on floor and 13.350 on horizontal bar at the Pacific Coast Classic (Feb. 21) ... did not compete from the Illinois meet (March 14) through the NCAA championships (April 16-18).

Freshman (2008) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... received first varsity letter ... at Illinois, scored 14.550 on floor, 13.550 on high bar (March 8) ... at the Pacific Coast Classic All Stars, placed fourth on floor (14.800), earned 12.450 on pommel, 13.000 on high bar (Feb. 23) ... placed fourth on floor (14.700), fourth on high bar (13.600), scored 12.350 on pommel during collegiate debut at Iowa (Feb. 2).

Prep ... Connecticut All-Around Champion in 2005 and 2007 ... four-time Academic All-American First-Team selection (2004-07) ... Junior National Gymnastics Championship participant from 2003-07 ... Region Six Gymnastics Team member from 2003-07 ... 2007 Team Gattaca member ... 2006 AP Scholar ... 2007 National Honor Society treasurer.

Personal ... born January 26, 1989 ... parents John and Gabrielle Makowske both attended the University of Michigan ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and Arts ... English major.

Career Bests

Event Score Date
Floor Exercise 15.300 1/17/09 & 4/15/11
Pommel Horse 12.450 2/23/08
Still Rings -- --
Vault -- --
Parallel Bars -- --
High Bar 15.500 4/02/11
All-Around -- --
   

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