University of Iowa Athletics

Jenny Donar

Class Sr.
Hometown Cuba City, Wis.
High School Cuba City

2009 as a Junior… Competed on floor in Iowa’s last six dual meets… scored a career-high 9.8 on floor at the Big Ten Championships… academic all-Big Ten selection.

2008 as a Sophomore… Academic all-Big Ten selection… season-best 9.775 on floor twice (Minnesota, Southern Utah)… finished fourth on floor against Illinois (9.7)… competed on floor eleven times.

2007 as a Freshman… Placed first on vault at Alaska-Anchorage with a 9.9… held Iowa’s top vault score at 9.9… competed on vault nine times.

High School… 2006 state champion on vault, bars, and beam… 2006 runner-up in the all-around… four-time all-conference and all-state honors during high school career… two-time team captain and two-time team MVP… three-time all-American Elite on bars… all-American Elite on vault as a senior… holds school record for vault, bars, and all-around… earned Lisa Steger Spirit of Gymnastics Award senior year… placed fifth at the 2006 Junior Olympic-Western National on bars, and sixth on vault… placed fifth at the 2006 Senior Olympic-Western National on bars, and sixth in the all-around… competed for West Side Gymnastics coached by Deb Donar…high school coach was Karen Wiederholt… National Honor Society member for three years… played softball and ran track for Cuba City High.

Personal… Born 3/12/88… parents are Don and Deb Donar… father wrestled at UW-Platteville… pre-med major.

Event Score Meet Date
Vault 9.900 at Alaska-Anchorage 2/09/07
Bars 8.050 vs. LSU 1/12/07
Floor 9.800 at Big Ten Championships 3/21/09