University of Iowa Athletics

Kareena Mcsweeny

Class Fr.
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Abeka
Kareena Mcsweeny - Women's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics


  • Competed in five meets and placed in the top 10 on bars three times.
  • Scored a season-best 9.800 twice on bars. Once at the Wasatch Classic (1/14) and once against Minnesota (1/27).
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Made Fall Deans List
  • Letterwinner


  • Competed in three meets on bars
  • Scored a career-best 9.825 on bars at the Big Five Meet (2/18), tying for 16th place.

2022 Honors

  • WCGA Scholastic All-American
  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Named to Dean’s List during both fall and spring semesters.


  • Named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester
  • Did not see any action.

High School

  • Won the all-around and floor at the 2019 Iowa State Gymnastics Championships, helping the team to a first-place finish… also finished second on beam and third on bars
  • Placed third on bars and floor and fourth on all-around at 2019 Region 4 Championships
  • Placed 15th on floor at 2019 National Championships
  • Career bests are: 9.575 (floor), 9.175 (vault), 9.375 (beam), 9.5 (uneven bars), and 36.65 (all-around)
  • Club coaches were Dan Miller and Rachel Thompson


  • Born Aug. 28, 2001, in Hiawatha, Iowa
  • Daughter of Greg and Jennifer Mcsweeny
  • Has three siblings, Keenan, Mariah, and Cale
  • Majoring in neuroscience.

Career Bests

Event Score Opponent Date
Bars 9.825 at Big Five Meet 2/18/21