2012: After competing as an all-arounder in 2011, concentrated on four events - floor exercise, still rings, vault and parallel bars ... ranked among Army's top five scorers on parallel bars ... turned in a career-high 14.2 in home triangular with Springfield and Temple ... posted a career mark of 14.6 on still rings in dual meet with the Owls that tied for runner-up honors ... next highest score (14.4) recorded two days later in triangular with Springfield and Temple ... qualified for individual finals at ECAC Championships ... went on to qualify on rings for NCAA Championships ... headed to meet ranked 53rd ... second straight year to compete in that event after qualifying as an all-arounder in 2011 ... recorded season-high 14.2 on floor exercise, just shy of career mark (14.25), while team high 14.4 on vault earned medalist honors in dual meet at William & Mary.
2011: One of two Black Knights to qualify for the NCAAs as an all-arounder ... headed into the meet listed fifth among the individual qualifiers with a 78.817 average ... recorded a 78.95 in first NCAA appearance ... scored a 13.7 on floor exercise, 14.5 on vault, 13.2 on parallel bars, 12.5 on high bar, 13.1 on still rings and 11.4 on pommel horse ... set career marks during the season on pommel horse (13.3), vault (15.0), high bar (13.20) and all-around (81.3) ... one of three Black Knights to score in the 15-point range on vault ... recorded a 15.0 in road meet at Springfield ... qualified for the parallel bars event finals at the West Point Open following a ninth-place finish in the prelims ... placed fifth in the individual finals ... highest placing was runner-up in home win over Springfield ... recorded season-high mark of 14.0 on floor exercise in the regular-season finale vs. William & Mary ... season-best 13.8 on still rings posted in triangular with Temple and Penn State ... career-high 13.2 on high bar and 13.3 on pommel horse scored in the prelims at the West Point Open and home meet with Springfield, respectively.
2010: Competed in all six events at various times ... turned in one of team's top all-around marks, along with ranking among Army's scoring leaders on parallel bars and still rings ... suffered injury late in the season, but still managed to compete in two events -- parallel bars and still rings ... turned in season bests in both events in triangular at Springfield as Black Knights earned a split with win over Navy ... tied Tim Tieng for a season-best mark of 14.1 on parallel bars, while 13.9 on still rings shared the No. 3 spot with classmate Jared Breeden ... also recorded career-high 14.25 on floor exercise in that meet, and that mark ranks among the top 10 season scores ... just missed scoring in the 15-point range on vault with season-best 14.85 recorded at the West Point Open ... competed in just a few meets on pommel horse and still rings ... personal-best all-around mark of 79.2 compiled at the West Point Open for top team mark at that meet and fifth best of the season ... turned in a 77.0 in triangular with host Navy and William & Mary.
Club/High School: Four-time USA Junior Olympic Qualifier and eight-time Regional Qualifier ... finished 71st in the all-around at the 2008 JO Championships and was 33rd on vault ... coming off strong showing at New Jersey state meet, finishing among the leaders in every event ... earned the bronze on pommel horse and vault, placed fourth in floor exercise, fifth on pommel horse and still rings, seventh on high bar while placing fourth in the all-around with an 82.0 ... member of Monmouth Gymnastics Club for eight years under coach Yuriy Aminov.
Personal: Given name is Michael Ikaika Jakub ... parents' names are Robert and Keisha Jakub ... oldest of eight children ... brothers Robert (19), Paul (10), Noah (4) and Micah (3), along with sisters Kathryn (13), Malia (8) and Alena (6) ... majoring in Kinesiology.