Iowa Ranked 23rd in WCGA Preseason Poll

IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa women’s gymnastics team is ranked 23rd in the preseason Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association poll, it was announced Friday. The Hawkeyes received 638 points.

The Gymhawks are one of nine Big Ten Conference teams in the rankings along with Michigan (6), Michigan State (11), Ohio State (14), Minnesota (18), Maryland (25), Illinois (26), Nebraska (27) and Penn State (28). The Wolverines received one first-place vote.

Iowa, who climbed as high as No. 15 in the 2023 rankings before finishing the year ranked 26th, returns 16 letterwinners, including two All-Big Ten selections in JerQuavia Henderson and Adeline Kenlin. Henderson is a three-time All-American and reigning co-Big Ten Champion on the floor, while Kenlin was the NCAA beam runner-up in 2022.

The Hawkeyes also added five newcomers to the roster, including four freshmen and one transfer.

Season tickets for the 2024 gymnastics season are on sale through the UI Athletics ticket office. Season tickets for adults are $30 and youth are free (ticket required). Tickets are available over the phone at 800-IA-HAWKS and online at

Iowa opens the 2024 season on Jan. 12, hosting Washington at 6:30 p.m. (CT) inside Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa.