Michael Strathern
Michael  Strathern

RS Senior

Bartlett, Ill.

High School:



Perfect Summer Night for 'Remember the Titans' Showing

Perfect Summer Night for 'Remember the Titans' Showing


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


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.

At Michigan
• Team Captain (2015-16)
• Owns five event titles (high bar, 3; vault & parallel bars)

Redshirt Senior (2016)
• Competed on vault and high bar in the NCAA Qualifying session (April 15) at Ohio State's St. John Arena
• Scored a 14.350 on vault and a 13.850 on high bars at the 2016 Big Ten Team Finals (April 1) in Columbus, Ohio
• Won his third career event title on high bar with a 15.250 against UIC (March 26) in his last regular season meet at Cliff Keen Arena
• Tallied a 13.900 on vault against Penn State (March 19)
• Earned a 15.050 on vault and 13.000 on high bar at Calle Julio Perez Irizarry (March 5) in Puerto Rico
• Competed on both vault and high bars at Stanford Tri-Meet (Feb. 6) earning a 15.000 and 12.850, respectively
• Tied for fourth on the vault event with a 15.100 against Ohio State (Jan. 30)
• Took sixth place on the vault event against Oklahoma (Jan. 23) with a 14.850 mark
• Notched a 13.800 on high bar, 14.500 on vault and 13.000 on floor at Windy City (Jan. 17)

Senior (2015)
• Scored a 14.00 on high bar at NCAA Team Finals (April 10)
• Represented U-M on the floor exercise (14.65), vault (14.85), and high bar (14.85) at the NCAA Qualifier (April 9)
• Tallied an eight-place finish on the vault with a 14.825 at Big Ten Event Finals (Mar. 28)
• Placed second on the vault with a 15.15 at Big Ten Team Finals (March 27)
• Earned a career high 14.65 on the floor exercise against UIC (March 21)
• Placed second on the high bar at Puerto Rico (March 6) with a 14.60
• Received a 14.70 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 15.00

Junior (2014)
• Did not see any meet action as a junior, earning redshirt season

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)

• 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)

• Born February 17, 1993
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
• Psychology major

Career Bests
Floor Exercise -- 14.650 (3/21/15)
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)

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