University of Iowa Athletics

Mackenzie Vance

Class So.
Hometown Buda, Texas
High School Jack C. Hays
Mackenzie Vance - Women's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 Honors – Academic All-Big Ten. 2022 – Competed in 12 meets on beam and bars… posted back-to-back runner-up finishes on bars against Eastern Michigan (1/8) and Texas Woman’s (1/14), scoring 9.850 and 9.825, respectively… posted six 9.800 or higher on beam… had a season-best 9.850 on beam at NCAA Regionals (3/31).

2021 Honors – Academic All-Big Ten… named to the Dean’s List during the fall and spring semesters. 2021 – Competed in six meets on vault and beam, missing a month from Feb. 20-March 20 because of injury… tied a career-high on vault twice, scoring a 9.750 against Ohio State (1/23) and Minnesota (2/6)… hurt following a vault attempt in tri-meet against Maryland/Minnesota (2/13)… posted a career-high 9.875 on beam at NCAA Regionals (4/2).

2020 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten selection. 2020 — Competed on beam in every meet… recorded a career high score of 9.800 on bars at the Big Five Meet (2/21)… recorded a career high score of 9.875 at Maryland (1/19).

2019 — Recorded a season high 9.525 on vault against Southeast Missouri (1/11)… recorded a season high 9.775 on beam against Michigan (2/10)… recorded a season high 9.57 on floor against Auburn (1/4)… club coaches were Jeff Beal and Chris Connor.

High School — Recorded a seventh place finish on floor at state in 2015… placed 12th on bars at state in 2015… graduated in the top five percent in 2018… graduated Magna Cum Laude… National Honor Society member… All-America Honor Roll from 2012-16, 2018.

Personal — Born May 1, 2000… daughter of Andrea and Tyler Vance… mother was a cheerleader at Pittsburg State and father played football at Pittsburg State and ran track at Coffeyville Community College… has three siblings, Katelynn, Kelly and Alyssa… grandfather played football at Arkansas… health and human physiology major.

Career Bests

Event Score Opponent  Date
Vault 9.750 2X, last vs. Minnesota 2/6/21
Bars 9.850 vs. Eastern Michigan 1/8/22
Beam 9.875 2X, last at NCAA Regionals 4/2/21
Floor  9.575 at Auburn 1/4/19
All-Around 37.125 at Auburn 1/4/19