Michael Harris
Michael  Harris

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
West Allis, Wis.

High School:
Nathan Hale HS

Birthdate:
08/18/1997

Club:
Swiss Turners


2017 | Sophomore Season
Competed on high bar vs. Iowa and ASU • competed on high bar at Arnold Challenge • competed on high bar vs. Iowa/Oklahoma • competed on vault and high bar against Nebraska/UMN Club • competed on vault and high bar vs. Illinois • recorded a 13.350 on high bar at the Windy City Invite.

2016 | Freshman Season 
Named Most Improved by teammates • finished 34th on high bar at the NCAA Championships • competed on vault and high bar prelims at the Big Ten Championships • recorded a 14.400 on vault against Iowa • earned a 14.150 on vault and 13.800 on high bar against UIC and the UMN Club Team • notched a career-best 15.000 on vault and scored a 13.500 on high bar vs. Oklahoma • recorded a 13.950 on vault and a career-high score of 14.450 on high bar against Illinois, Stanford, Iowa, Canada, and the UMN Club Team • scored 14.550 on vault and 14.300 on high bar vs. Air Force • notched a 14.550 on vault against Nebraska and the UMN Club Team • scored a 14.500 on vault vs. Penn State.

High School/Club
Graduate of Nathan Hale High School • Competed for the Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy for coaches Andrei Kan and Alex Belanovski • finished third on high bar at the 2014 Junior Nationals • finished second in the all-around and named parallel bar and floor champion at the 2015 Wisconsin State Championships • took third on high bar, sixth on the parallel bars and 10th in the all-around at the 2014 Level 10 Junior Olympics • club teammate of Gophers Paul Montague, Jr. and alum Steve Jaciuk.

Personal
Son of Michael and Lisa Harris • has older sister, Jacqueline Harris • honor roll student in high school • born August 18, 1997 • intends to major in Business Marketing Education.

Harris' Season High Scores 
Event Floor Pommel Horse Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar All-Around
2017 -- -- -- 13.800 -- 13.750 --
2016 -- -- -- 15.000* -- 14.250* --

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