Michael Hovater
Michael  Hovater

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chelsea, Mich.

High School:
Chelsea

Event:
Pole Vault

Elig. (In/Out):
JR/SO


02/21/2015

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: Jan. 20, 2016

Junior (2016)

Indoor
• Cleared 4.90 meters (16-0.75 feet) for a new PR, finishing third in the pole vault at the Notre Dame Invitational (Jan. 23)
• Finished second in the pole vault with a personal best 4.75 meters (15-07.00 ft.) at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Jan. 16)
• Competed in the pole vault finishing fourth clearing 4.65 meters (15-03.00 ft.) at the Hillsdale Winter Opener (Jan. 9)

Sophomore (I)/Redshirt Freshman (O) (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 finish 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)

COLLEGIATE BESTS

Event Mark Date
Pole Vault (I) 16-0.75 ft. (4.90m) 1-23-16
Pole Vault (O) 15-9 ft. (4.80m) 4-17-15

 



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