Michael Squires
Position: SR
Height: 5'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Edmond, Okla.
High School: Edmond North HS
Club: Oklahoma Gold Gymnastics
Career Highs

Has competed in four meets this season, performing on the still rings ... placed first on the rings against No. 5 Michigan while matching his career-best 16.300 for the second time this season ... placed first on the rings at No. 9 Iowa ... won the Rocky Mountain Open on the rings, while matching his career-best score of 16.300 ... placed first at No. 2 Stanford on the rings with a 16.100. 

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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