2013: Competed on pommel horse and parallel bars ... tied career mark of 14.4 on pommel horse in road meet at Springfield in earning medalist honors for first time in career ... came on heels of 14.15 mark in home triangular meet against No. 5 Stanford and Springfield previous week ... closed out season advancing to the individual finals on pommel horse at the ECAC championships ... tied for eighth place in the prelims in ranking among top 10 advancing to finals ... went on to clinch seventh place in the individual finals ... recorded career-high 13.7 on parallel bars to tie for fourth place in "Star" match win over Navy ....second highest mark of 13.55 recorded against Air Force in the second meet of the season ... mark was third highest posted by a Black Knight against the Falcons.
2012: Appeared in every meet on pommel horse ... season-high 14.4 tied for 10th place in the prelims of the West Point Open ... just missed advancing to the individual finals ... scored in the 14-point range two more times earning 14.0s in home dual match versus Temple and road meet at William & Mary ... score against the Owls was second highest by a Black Knight and listed fourth overall ... also competed in every meet on parallel bars ... twice scored a 13.5 ... earned that mark in the season opener against Penn State and the next month against Temple ... one of nine Black Knights to qualify individually for the NCAAs ... met the standard on pommel horse with a 13.675 average that ranked 57th ... competed in five straight matches and seven overall on the high bar ... season high 12.9 recorded in road trip to Springfield.
Club/High School: Competed eight years for World Cup Gymnastics ... placed second at state meet championships on pommel horse in 2008 ... took third in signature event at the Regionals in 2009 ... Junior National qualifier the past three years ... three-time Academic All-American ... played football sophomore year of high school at Archbishop Stepinac ... helped team reach the state tournament.
Personal: Given name is Mykhailo Volodmyrovich Tserkovnyuk ... parents' names are Voldymyr and Lilliya Tserkovnyuk ... twin brother Dmitri attends Temple University and is on the gymnastics team ... served as president of the chess club at Archbishop Stepinac ...named the top artist at school ... graduated in the top 10 percent of class ... member of the National Honor Society ... majoring in Life Science.