Michael Downing 5
Michael  Downing

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Canton, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
Defenseman

Birthdate:
05/19/1995

Experience:
FLA


03/16/2015

Hyman, Larkin Lead Quintet of U-M All-Big Ten Honorees

Hyman, Larkin Headline Ice Hockey's All-Big Ten Honorees

02/08/2015

U-M Jumps On Spartans Early in Hockey City Classic Victory

Ice Hockey Jumps On Spartans Early in Hockey City Classic Victory

01/10/2015

Michigan Sweeps No. 9 Minnesota to Give Berenson 800th Victory

Ice Hockey Sweeps No. 9 Minnesota to Give Berenson 800th Victory

12/29/2014

Michigan Holds Off Michigan State for 16th Great Lakes Invitational Title

Ice Hockey Holds Off Spartans for 16th Great Lakes Invitational Title

12/02/2014

Five Wolverines Named to U.S. World Junior Team's Preliminary Roster

Five Icers Named to U.S. World Junior Team's Preliminary Roster

11/22/2014

Ice Hockey Scores Eight in Win over Penn State

Michigan scored five third-period goals in an 8-1 win over Penn State.

Through the 2014-15 Season

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

Sophomore (2014-15) ... An All-Big Ten Second Team selection ... Notched a career best 22 points (6G, 16A) in 36 games , third among Big Ten defenseman ... Finished third on the team with 47 blocked shots ... Led the team with 76 penalty minutes ... Was plus-3 on the season ... Notched an assist in exhibition vs. U.S. NTDP U-18 (Oct. 5) ... Registered first goal of the season against UNH on 10/18 ... Tallied first assist of his career against UMass-Lowell on 10/24 ... Recorded an assist against AIC on 11/14 ... Registered third assist of the season against Penn State on 11/22 ... Tallied two more assists against RPI on 11/29 ... Notched his second goal of season in 2-1 win over Michigan Tech in GLI (12/28) ... Scored OT game-winning goal against No. 9 Minnesota and added assist (1/9) ... Tallied one goal and one assist against Michigan State (2/7) ... Added an assist against Penn State (3/6) ... Recorded an assist against Penn State (3/7) ... Notched an assist at Michigan State (3/13) ... Scored a goal vs. Michigan State in the Big Ten Semifinal game (3/19).

Freshman (2013-14) ... Earned Big Ten All-Rookie Team honors...Made his U-M career debut on 10/10 vs. BC, recording his first career assist...Led team with five blocked shots against M. Tech on 11/2...Recorded an assist on 11/22 vs. Niagara...Notched his first career goal, and added an assist in a 5-4 win at Ohio State on 12/2...Recorded an assist on 2/1 vs. Wisconsin...Notched second career multiple-point game (g,a) against Penn State on 2/7...Notched a career high two assists against Ohio State on 3/2...Recorded an assist against Minnesota on 3/15.

Junior team ... Played for the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the USHL from 2011-13 ... Recorded 3 goals and 20 assists in 52 games in 2012-13, helping the Saints earn the Clark Cup as USHL Champions ... Registered 4 goals and 10 assists in 54 games in 2011-12 ... Played two years of high school hockey at Catholic Central High School in Detroit before starting his junior hockey career in 2011-12 with Dubuque ... Played the 2011-12 junior season with older brother Jake Downing, also a defenseman.

Personal ... Born May 19, 1995 ... Son of Richard and Peggy Downing ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... a Sport Management major.

Point Superlatives
Most, Game: 3, 1/10/15 vs. Minnesota (g, 2a)
Multi-Point Games: 7 (2 - 2013-14, 5 - 2014-15)
Streak: 3 games (2x), last- 1/10/15-1/23/15 (g,6a)
First: 10/10/13 vs. BC (a)

Goal Superlatives
Most, Game: 1 (8x), last - 3/20/15 vs. Michigan State
Multi-Goal Games: To Come
Streak: To Come
Game Winners: To Come
First:
12/2/13 vs. OSU

Assist Superlatives
Most, Game: 2 (5x), last - 1/23/15 vs. Wisconsin
Multi-Assist Games: 2 (5x), last - 1/23/15 vs. Wisconsin
Streak: 3 games, 1/10/15-1/23/15 (6a)
First: 10/10/13 vs. BC (a)

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