University of Iowa Athletics

Mike Jiang

Height 5-9
Class Fr.
Hometown Littleton, Colo.
High School Columbine
Mike Jiang - Men's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics

2010 –NCAA All-American on pommel horse… scored 13.500 on pommel horse at NCAA Qualifier to reach NCAA Championships… placed seventh in pommel horse at NCAA Championships (14.450-14.000)… competed in all but two meets… tied for season team-high score on pommel horse (14.450)… season best 15.150 score on vault at NCAA Qualifier… placed sixth on pommel horse at Windy City Invitational… placed first against Illinois-Chicago in pommel horse… placed ninth in Pacific Coast Classic in Pommel Horse… letterwinner.

2009 – Saw action in every competition… led team on pommel horse at Big Ten and NCAA Championships… earned season high score of 14.65 with a first place finish in quadrangle meet at U.S. Military… placed first on pommel horse (14.50) against Nebraska and Minnesota… placed seventh on parallel bars (13.95) at Illinois… letterwinner.

2008 – Competed on pommel horse, rings and vault throughout the season… placed eighth on pommel horse, with a 12.90 against Michigan… earned seventh place finish on vault with a 15.05 and sixth on pommel horse with a 13.95 against Illinois … scored a 14.75 on pommel horse to place fourth against Nebraska … letterwinner.

High School – In 2005, scored 9.90 to win the Junior Olympic National Championship on pommel horse in the 14-15 age division… won the USAG Region IX (Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming) all-around Championship in 2005 and 2006, finishing 3rd in 2007… four-time Colorado all-around Champion… in 2006, finished fifth place in the all-around in the 16-18 age group at the USA National Championships… at the 2007 National Qualifier, finished second in all-around and won pommel horse.

Personal – Born 8/15/89… His coach, and the owner of Chatfield Gymnastics, is his father Hong Jiang… when his father was busy with his other teams, Mike was coached by his grandfather, Jibai Feng… Mother, Michelle Feng, is also a coach and both his parents worked in the national program in China prior to coming to the United States… grandfather was a judge for China at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta… Interdepartmental Studies major on the Health Science track.