2014: High bar specialist who also contributed on pommel horse in his sophomore campaign at the Academy ... opened the year with a mark of 13.2 on the pommel horse and 13.7 on the horizontal bar in the dual meet against Penn State ... competed in the team portion of the West Point Open ... posted a mark of 12.6 on the pommel horse and 12.95 on the high bar ... competed in both events at the All-Academy Championships ... earned a 12.6 on pommel horse and a 12.2 on the high bar ... posted a mark of 13.65 on the high bar in the Star Meet against Navy ... competed in both events against Air Force ... recorded a mark of 12.4 on the pommel horse and 11.7 on the high bar ... earned a season-best 13.45 on the pommel horse against Springfield ... also posted a mark of 13.9 on the high bar against Springfield ... focused on the horizontal bar for the remainder of the season ... posted a season-best mark of 14.0 against Temple ... posted a score of 13.8 against Springfield ... earned a 13.95 in the tri-meet with Temple and William & Mary ... competed in the first round of the College Nationals ... earned a score of 13.85 ... concluded the season in the preliminary round of the ECAC Championships ... earned a score of 13.5.
2013: Broke into Army's lineup on high bar ... one of three freshmen to shine in that event joining Jesse Glenn and Chris Short as that trio combined for the top five marks on team ... career-high 13.9 was among that list ... score recorded at the ECAC Championships to tie for sixth place in the prelims and earn trip to the individual finals ... improved on showing in finals in sharing fifth place with a 13.4, which was just .03 off runner-up mark recorded by teammate Jeremy Cahill ... highest showing of season was fourth place (13.4) at the William & Mary meet ... turned in Army's highest score of 13.65 on high bar in triangular hosted by Temple in the regular-season finale ... the Owls went on to earn bid to the NCAAs after winning the ECAC title.
Club/High School: Competed seven years at the club level starting with Aerials Gymnastics, Technique Gymnastics and Byers Gymnastics, the latter under Guard Young and Ron Howard ... served as co-captain (2010-11) at Byers ... state and regional finalist three times and twice selected for all-star honors ... Northern California Level 10 regional and state finalist in 2010 and 2011 ... finished 11th as an all-arounder at the state meet in 2011 ... placed sixth in all-around at the state championships in 2009 and was a regional all-star ... attended USMA Prep School in 2011-12.
Personal: Given name is Michael DeLande York ... parents' names are Michael and Susan York ... ranked 73rd in class of 345 at Vanden H.S. ... father and grandfather (Leopold DeLande) are retired from the U.S. Air Force ... sister Mikaela (16) competes on track team ... majoring in Engineering Management.