Michael Downing 5
Michael  Downing


Canton, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200





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

Ice Hockey Jumps On Spartans Early in Hockey City Classic Victory


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

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


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

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


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

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


Shuart, Downing Earn Big Ten Weekly Recognition

Shuart, Downing Earn B1G Ice Hockey Weekly Recognition


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


Sophomore (2014-15) ... Scored an assist in exhibition vs. U.S. NTDP U-18 (Oct. 5) ... Registered first goal of career in his freshman year debut 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).

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 three seasons with the Tri-City Storm of the United States Hockey League (USHL) ... Notched six points (goal, five assists) in 23 games, but missed remainder of season due to injury in December 2013 ... Recorded 16 points (four goals, 12 assists) in 59 games with Tri-City in 2012-13 ... Played with the Victory Honda (Mich.) U18 Midget Major program before joining Tri-City Storm.

Personal ...Born July 20, 1994 ... Son of Sharon and Van Martin ...Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.. Undeclared major ... Was a first-team all-state tennis player at East Lansing High School ... Listed Nick Lidstrom as his hockey hero.

Point Superlatives
Most, Game: 2 (2x), last- 1/9/15 vs. Minnesota (1g, 1a)
Multi-Point Games:n2
Streak:2 games (1x), last- 10/18/14-10/24/14 (1g,1a)
First: 10/18/14 vs. UNH (1g)

Goal Superlatives
Most, Game:1 (3x), last-1/9/15 vs. Minnesota
Multi-Goal Games: To Come
Streak: To Come
Game Winners: To Come
10/18/14 vs. UNH

Assist Superlatives
Most, Game:n2, 11/29/14 vs. RPI
Multi-Assist Games: To Come
Streak: To Come
First:10/24/14 vs. UMass-Lowell


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