University of Iowa Athletics

Kara Pinjuv

Class Sr.
Hometown Reno, Nev.
High School Bishop Manogue

2009… Competed in only five meets due to injury… sustained season-ending leg injury at Ohio State (2/7)… prior to injury, Pinjuv recorded career-highs on balance beam (9.850 vs. Texas Woman’s/Wisconsin-Whitewater) and floor exercise (9.900 at Illinois)… scored a 9.7 or higher on vault five times… balance beam score increased each meet… academic all-Big Ten selection.

2008… Tied for tenth on beam at Big Ten Championships (9.8)… tied for 14th at NCAA Regionals on vault (9.8)… placed first on vault at Southeast Missouri State (9.8)… tied for second in the all-around against Ohio State… placed in the top three on vault seven times… tied career-high scores on vault at Minnesota (9.85) and beam against Ohio State (9.8).

2007… Placed first on vault (9.8) and first in the all-around (39.175) in the Quad Meet… earned season highs of 9.85 on vault, 9.8 on bars, 9.8 on beam, 9.875 on floor and 39.2 in the all-around… tied for second on floor against LSU with a 9.875… tied for second on beam at Missouri with a 9.85… academic all-Big Ten.

2006… Did not compete due to injury.

High School… Finished third on bars and seventh on floor at 2004 Nationals competition…placed third all-around at 2004 Regionals…placed second all-around at 2004 state meet…competed for Flips USA… coaches were Neil and Patty Resnick.

Personal… Born 11/4/86…parents are Pam and Pat Pinjuv…integrative physiology major.

Event Score Meet Date
Vault 9.850 2x, last vs. Minnesota 2/28/08
Bars 9.800 2x, last vs. Ohio State 2/9/08
Beam 9.850 vs. Texas Woman’s/Wisconsin-Whitewater 1/31/09
Floor 9.900 at Illinois 1/24/09
All-Around 39.2 at Iowa State 3/23/07