Michael Hovater
Michael  Hovater


Chelsea, Mich.

High School:

Pole Vault

Elig. (In/Out):


U-M Sets Six PRs in Final Week Before Big Tens

Men's Track & Field Sets Six PRs in Final Week Before Big Tens

Last Updated: May 9, 2015

Sophomore (2015) ... Outdoor ... Was the runner-up at the Toledo Collegiate Invitational (May 7-8), clearing 15-3.75 ft. (4.67m) ... Took fourth place at the adidas/Steve Scott Invitational (May 1-2), clearing 5-7 ft. (4.75m) ... Cleared a new personal-best 15-9 (4.80m) to earn a runner-up finis at UVA Challenge (April 17-18) ... Vaulted 15-5 ft. (4.70m) for the win at the CAL-UVA Tri Meet (April 3-4) ... Tied for seventh at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (March 27-28), clearing 15-1.75 ft. (4.62m) ... Indoor ... Set a new PR to win the event at U-M's Silverston Invitational (Feb. 21), clearing 15-9 ft. (4.80m) ... Did not record a height at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31) or the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7) ... Finished fifth at the Doug Hansen Open, clearing 14-11.5 ft. (4.56m) ... Competed at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational, but did not record a height ... Finished second at the EMU Triangular (Jan. 9), clearing a height of 15-6.25 ft. (4.73m).

Freshman (I/O) (2014) ... Outdoor ... Redshirted ... Indoor ... Competed in the pole vault at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational (Feb. 7-8), but did not record a mark ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished fourth in the pole vault (4.60m, 15-1).


Event Mark Date
Pole Vault (I) 15-9 ft. (4.8m) 2-21-15
Pole Vault (O) 15-9 ft. (4.80m) 4-17-15