Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team
Updated as of 4/21/14
At Michigan ... 2014 Winter Academic All-Big Ten team member ... 2013 NCAA All-American (pommel horse)]
Senior/Junior (2014) ...2014 Winter Academic All-Big Ten team member ...represented UM at the NCAA Championships on the pommel horse ... tallied a 14.20 in the NCAA Qualifier (April 10) and a 14.75 in the Team Finals (April 11) ... saw action in the Big Ten Championships team finals (March 28) scoring a 13.30 on the pommel horse ...represented UM on the pommel horse in every meet of the regular season ... tallied a career high on the horse of 15.15 at the OSU Invitational (March 1) ... collected an individual title on the pommel horse for his performance at the Ohio State Invite (March 1).
Junior/Sophomore (2013) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award recipient ... saw action on the pommel horse in the NCAA qualifier (April 19), scoring a 14.20, and followed with a 14.70 to advance to the NCAA Individual Event Finals (April 21) ... scored a 14.58 at event finals to tie for sixth and earn his first NCAA All-America citation ... represented U-M on pommel horse at the Big Ten Championships, scoring a 13.65 (April 5) ... saw action on pommels at Windy City (Jan. 19) with a score of 13.15, No. 2 Stanford (Jan. 26) scoring 13.75, No. 10 California (Feb. 2) scoring 14.75, and against No. 5 Ohio State (Feb. 16) with a score of 14.60 ... competed on pommel horse against No. 15 UIC/SUNY-Brockport, and tied for the event title with a score of 14.90, which also matched his career best (March 23).
Sophomore/Freshman (2012) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award recipient ... Competed on pommel horse in every meet for the Wolverines ... won first career title on horse against No. 1 Penn State (Jan. 14) after scoring a 14.20 on the event ... excelled in postseason competition on horse, scoring a career high 14.90 on the event at the NCAA championship event (April 21) ... tallied a 14.55 on horse at Big Ten Championships (April 6) and a 14.45 at the NCAA qualifier (April 19) ... set career best on floor against Illinois/Oklahoma (Jan. 28) with a 13.80 on the event ... competed on parallel bars on two occasions (Ohio State, Oklahoma).
Freshman (2011) ... Redshirted, did not see action.
Prep ... Josephson Academy of Gymnastics ... Junior Olympic Nationals from 2007-10 ... fourth place Pommel Horse and 23rd place All-Around at the 2010 Junior Olympic Nationals ... Region One Team member 2010 ... Regional Team Champions at the 2010 Junior Olympic Nationals .. 2nd on Pommel Horse at the 2009 Region One Championships ... 4th Place All-Around at the 2010 Region One Championships ... Southern California All Star Team from 2008-10 ... Southern California State Pommel Horse Champion 2010 ... First Team Academic All-American from 2007-10 ... AP Scholar ... California Scholarship Federation Life Membership ... Honors Scholar.
Personal ... Born April 23, 1992 ... enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Movement Science Major.