OU Men's Gymnastics BIO
Michael Squires
Player Profile:
Michael Squires 1373287
Position: SR
Height: 5'2"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Edmond, Okla.
High School: Edmond North HS
Club: Oklahoma Gold Gymnastics
Career Highs

Won the NCAA National Championship on still rings with a score of 16.400 in the NCAA Event Finals ... became third gymnast in NCAA history to win three straight national titles on rings ... competed in all 11 meets this season, performing on the still rings ... earned All-America honors after winning the NCAA individual title on the rings ... tied the NCAA rings record in the NCAA Team Finals with a career-high score of 16.450 to help OU win the national title ... went undefeated on the rings, winning the event in all 11 meets he entered ... posted nine scores of 16.000 or higher on the rings.

Won his second consecutive national title on still rings and earned All-America honors with a score of 15.800 … is the ninth Sooner with two or more national titles … joins Jonathan Horton as the only two Sooners with multiple national titles on still rings … won nine event titles, including first at the NCAA Qualifier (15.800) and NCAA Final (15.700) … won second straight MPSF still rings title with a program-record and career-best score of 16.300 … Academic All-Big 12 First Team … MPSF Scholar-Athlete … scored 16.000 or higher in four meets … owns five of the top 10 still rings scores in OU history.


Won the national title and was named an All-American on still rings with a 15.775, OU’s first NCAA champion on rings since 2008 … Was crowned a conference champion with a 15.650 on rings at the MPSF Championships on April 6 … Posted a career best 16.000 against Minnesota on Feb. 16, the highest total in the country on rings in 2013 … Won eight event titles, the second most of any OU gymnast and all on rings … Scored higher than a 15.000, his career high after 2012, in 11 of his 12 meets ... Competed in 11 of OU’s 12 meets in 2013 in addition to the NCAA event finals.

Scored a career-high 15.000 on rings on the road against California and Stanford on Feb. 12 ... scored a 14.700 on rings in the team finals of the 2012 NCAA Championship ... competed on rings in 10 of OU's 12 meets.

Club/High School
Competed at Oklahoma Gold Gymnastics ... coached by Josh Grelle, Brandon Cottle and Jamie Henderson ... region 3 Rings Champion in 2011 ... competed in the National Qualifier in 2010 and 2011 ... valedictorian (with distinction) at Edmond North High School in Edmond, Okla.

Full name is Michael Taylor Squires ... born in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... son of Ron and Kristen Squires ... has a younger brother, Andrew ... majoring in accounting.

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