Michael Downing 5
Michael  Downing


Canton, Mich.

High School:
Detroit Central Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200





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

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


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


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) ... 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
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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