University of Iowa Athletics
Vault, Bars, Floor

Melissa Zurawski

Class Sr.
Hometown Darien, Ill.
High School Hinsdale South

2018… Competed in every meet on vault, bars, and floor… posted a season-high 9.850 on vault at the Big Five Meet (March 17, 2018)… tallied a season-best 9.900 on bars at the Big Ten Championships (March 24, 2018)… recorded a season-high 9.925 on floor at Iowa State (March 2, 2018)… earned four bar titles and two floor titles during the season… finished sixth on bars (9.900) and 16th on vault (9.800) at the Big Ten Championships… placed seventh on floor (9.900) and 12th on bars (9.850) at NCAA Regionals… named to Academic All-Big Ten.

2017… Competed in every meet . . . registered a season-high 9.850 on vault against Maryland (Jan. 29, 2017) . . . posted a season-best of 9.925 on uneven bars against Maryland (Jan. 29, 2017) . . . recorded a season high score of 9.900 on floor twice at BYU (Feb. 25, 2017) and against Iowa State (March 4, 2017) . . . named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week on Jan. 30 . . . earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors… named to Academic All-Big Ten.

2016… Saw action in all 14 meets this season on bars and floor and in two meets on vault…posted season best on bars with a score of 9.875 twice (against Ohio State and NCAA Regionals)… posted career best on floor with a score of 9.875 twice (vs. Nebraska and Quad Meet) . . . recorded career best twice on vault with a score of 9.675 (at Michigan State and vs. Denver) . . . placed eighth on bars at NCAA Regionals (9.875).

2015…saw action in all 12 meets this season on bars…posted season-best of 9.875 at the Big Five meet on March 14… 26th on bars (9.825) at the Big Ten Championship.

High School… 2011 Junior Olympics National qualifier 25th all-around and 8th in vault… placed 3rd all-around and 1st in vault at state in 2011…region 5 All Star Team Member all-around in 2012… 18th Junior Olympics National qualifier all-around in 2012… 2012 Regionals Qualifier 3rd all- around and 2nd in beam.

Personal… Born March 1, 1996… trained at the Balance Institute of Gymnastics… daughter of Joe and Angela Zurawski, two brothers (Brent and Eric)… and Health and Human Physiology major.

Event Score Opponent Date
Bars 9.925 vs. Maryland 1/29/17
Vault 9.850 2x, last at Big Five Meet 3/17/18
Floor 9.925 vs. Southeast Missouri State 3/2/18