Michael Strathern
Michael  Strathern

RS Junior

Bartlett, Ill.

High School:



Michigan Picked No. 2 in Big Ten Preseason Poll

Men's Gymnastics Picked No. 2 in Big Ten Preseason Poll


Title Sweep: Wolverines, Mikulak Crowned NCAA Champs

Title Sweep: Men's Gymnastics, Mikulak Crowned NCAA Champs


U-M Goes 70-Plus on All Six Events to Win NCAA Qualifier

Men's Gymnastics Goes 70-Plus on All Events to Win NCAA Qualifier


Three Wolverines Claim Big Ten Individual Event Titles

Three Men's Gymnasts Claim Big Ten Individual Event Titles


Sweet 16! Maize & Blue Captures Big Ten Championship

Sweet 16! Men's Gymnastics Captures Big Ten Championship


2015 Men's Gymnastics Season Preview

The two-time defending NCAA and Big Ten champion Wolverines enter the 2015 regular season ranked second with plenty of firepower despite losing a strong senior class.

Updated as of 3/13/15

At Michigan ... Owns four event titles (high bar, 2; vault & parallel bars)

Senior (2015) ...placed second on the high bar at Puerto Rico (Mar. 6) with a 14.6 ... received a 14.7 on the vault and a 14.05 on the high bar against Oklahoma (Feb. 14) ... earned a 14.80 on vault and a 14.35 on high bar against Stanford (Feb. 7) ... finished second on the vault at the Windy City Invite (Jan. 17) with a 15.0.

Junior (2014) ... did not see any meet action as a junior.

Sophomore (2013) ... saw action on vault (15.15) and high bar (14.05) in NCAA qualifier (April 19) ... also competed on vault (13.90) and high bar (14.40) in the NCAA team finals (April 20) to aid in the team NCAA Championship ... represented U-M on vault (14.80), high bar (14.30) and parallel bars (13.50) in the team final of the Big Ten Championships (April 5) and advanced on the high bar, scoring a 14.35 (April 6) ... saw action on high bar (12.25), floor exercise (14.15), still rings (13.70) and parallel bars (14.25) at Windy City (Jan. 19), setting career bests on the still rings and floor exercise ... set a career best and earned first place on the high bar with a score of 15.00 against No. 10 California (Feb. 2) ... competed on the high bar (14.70) and parallel bars with a score of 14.40 against No. 5 Ohio State (Feb. 16) ... took first place on the vault, with a score of 14.75, and also set a career best on parallel bars, with a score of 15.00, against No. 3 Oklahoma (March 9) ... scored a 14.85 on both the vault and parallel bars against No. 1 Penn State (March 16) ... competed on vault (15.20), parallel bars (14.40) and high bar (14.10) against No. 15 UIC/SUNY-Brockport (March 23).

Freshman (2012) ... missed early portion of season due to injury ... made collegiate debut against Oklahoma (March 10) and scored a season best of 14.55 on high bar ... took part in three events at Big Ten team championship (April 7), scoring a 14.05 on vault, 14.75 on parallel bar and 13.65 on high bar ... notched a season best on vault with a broken middle finger at the NCAA qualifier (April 19) with a 15.35 and competed on parallel bars (14.85) and on high bar (14.30) ... scored a 14.15 on vault, 14.10 on p-bars and 14.10 on high bar at NCAA team championship (April 20).

Prep ... Seven-time Junior Olympic National qualifier ... Qualified for VISA National Championships, placing second on vault (2011) ... Earned All-America honors on vault, parallel bars and high bar at VISA Championships ... Placed 11th at VISA Championships in all-around as a junior ... Earned All-America status on vault as a sophomore ... Four-time Academic All-American (2008-11) ... Competed for Bartlett Gymnastic Center (2000-11)

Personal ... Born February 17, 1993 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts ... Psychology major.

Career Bests
Floor Exercise -- 14.150 (1/19/13)
Still Rings -- 13.700 (1/19/13)
Vault -- 15.350 (4/20/12)
Parallel Bars -- 15.000 (3/9/13)
High Bar -- 15.000 (2/2/13)