University of Iowa Athletics

Gianna Masella

Class Jr.
Hometown Palm Harbor, Fla.
High School Palm Harbor University
Gianna Masella - Women's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Competed in all 12 meets, 10 of 12 which she competed on vault and bars
  • Scored a 9.800 or higher on bars seven times in the season
  • Scored a career-high, 9.875, on bars at Rutgers (2/9) where she brought home the event title
  • Scored a season-high, 9.825, on vault at Michigan State (1/28)
  • Had four top-three finishes on bars
  • Academic all-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner


  • Competed in 10 meets.
  • Earned one vault title and placed in the top three five times.
  • Scored a 9.800 or higher seven times on either vault or bars.
  • Made her Hawkeye debut at Super 16 (1/7), competing in vault, bars, and floor.
  • Scored a career-high 9.900 on vault twice. One against Michigan State (2/11), tying for third and one at Southern Utah (3/10), tying for first.
  • Scored a career-high 9.850 on bars at Big Ten Championships (3/18).
  • Placed in the top three in two events against Iowa State (3/4). Tied for third on vault after scoring a 9.800 and tied for third on bars after posting a 9.825.
  • WCGA Scholastic All-American
  • Made Fall and Spring Dean’s List.

High School

  • 2022 Purple and Gold Classic: bars, beam & all-around champion, second on vault, and finished fifth on floor
  • 2022 Charity Choice Invitational: vault, bars & all-around champion, second on floor, and finished fourth on beam
  • 2022 Daytona Beach Open: floor & all-around champion and finished second on vault, bars, and beam
  • 2022 Nashville Nights: bars, beam & all-around champion and placed second on vault & floor
  • 2021 Junior Olympics Nationals: ninth on all-around, vault, and bars
  • 2021 Level 10 Regionals: all-around champion, finished second on vault and beam, and placed third on bars
  • 2021 Level 10 FL State: second on bars & beam, third on all-around, and finished third on vault
  • 2019 Level 10 Regionals: fourth on bars, eleventh on all-around, and placed eight on vault
  • 2019 Level 10 FL State: sixth on all-around and finished seventh on floor
  • 2018 Level 9 regionals: third on vault, sixth on beam, and finished eight on all-around
  • 2018 Level 9 FL State: vault champion, third on bars, fourth on floor, and finished fifth on all-around
  • 2017 Level 8 Regionals: second on floor and placed third on all-around & beam
  • 2017 Level 8 FL State: second on bars & beam and finished third on all-around


  • Born January 30, 2004
  • Daughter of Maryann Masella Furman and Micheal Masella
  • Has three siblings, Gabriel, Ava, and Dante
  • High school coaches were Brad Harris, Diane Amos, and Jesse Rappaport
  • Majoring in Interdepartmental Studies

Career Bests

Event Score Opponent Date
Vault 9.900 2x, last at Southern Utah 3/10/23
Bars 9.875 at Rutgers 2/9/24
Beam 9.075 at Super 16 1/7/23