University of Iowa Athletics

Brandi Loffer

Class Sr.
Hometown Corona, Calif.
High School Santiago

2009 as a Senior… Made season debut on balance beam at Ohio State (Feb. 7)… competed on uneven bars for the first time in 2009 against Kentucky (March 6) and scored a 9.900, which is a career-high… that mark is also fourth-best in Iowa history… recovered from injuries sustained to both knees after practicing uneven bar routine in November 2008.

2008 as a Junior… Earned career-high scores on every event in 2008: 9.775 (bars, vault and beam), 9.800 (floor) and 38.975 (all-around)… tied for 11th on uneven bars at NCAA Regionals (9.775)… placed second in the all-around at Southeast Missouri State (38.750) and third at Texas Woman’s (38.125)… competed on bars, beam and floor in every meet.

2007 as a Sophomore… Scored a season-best 9.75 on beam twice… tied for third on beam at Alaska-Anchorage with a 9.6… earned a season-best 9.7 on bars and 9.8 on floor.

2006 as a Freshman… Competed on beam in every meet… tied for second on beam (9.8) and placed third in the all-around (36.9) at Texas Woman’s University… placed fourth on floor with a 9.625 against Missouri… competed on floor in all but one of Iowa’s meets.

High School… Placed 15th at the 2005 National Junior Olympics…team placed first at 2005 California state competition…placed third individually at California state competition…team placed first at 2004 California state competition…competed for Southern California Elite Gymnastics Academy…coaches were Meredith Paulicivie, Tim Garrison, and Kathy Strate.

Personal – Born 8/19/87…parents are John and Tracy Loffer…communications major.

Event Score Meet Date
Vault 9.775 at Southern Utah 3/14/08
Bars 9.900 vs. Kentucky 3/6/09
Beam 9.775 2x, last at Big Ten Championships 3/29/08
Floor 9.800 3x, last vs. Southern Utah 3/14/08
All-Around 38.975 vs. Michigan State/Illinois 2/24/08