University of Iowa Athletics

Kendall Laplante

Class Jr.
Hometown Seminole, Fla.
High School Seminole
Twitter @kenlaplante_
Instagram @kkendalllaplante
Kendall Laplante - Women's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 Honors – Academic All-Big Ten. 2022 – Competed in 12 meets on vault… scored 9.800 or higher in four of her final five meets… had a career-best vault at the Big Ten Championships (3/19), scoring a 9.850 to tie for 16th.

2021 – Competed in three events… scored a career-best 9.750 in her debut at Minnesota (1/15).

High School — Two-time Florida State Beam Champion (2017, 2019)… also was the Florida State Vault Champion in 2017… two-time Regional and National qualifier (2017, 2019)… won all five events at Delta Classic in 2020, won floor and tied for first on vault at 2020 City of Lights, won four events at 2019 Pink Invitational… posted four top 10 finishes at Nationals in 2019 (tied for third in all-around (37.825), fifth on beam (9.475), tied for ninth on vault (9.5), and 10th in floor (9.475)… finished in top six at state in five events in 2019… first (beam), second (vault, floor), third (all-around), sixth (bars)… won beam at 2017 regionals, was second on vault, fourth on floor, and tied for sixth in all-around… also was a Florida diving and swimming state qualifier in 2017… National Honor Society, PTK National Honor Society, and finished 2019 & 2020 Top 10 Percent of graduating class… member of Senior Student Government in 2020… club coaches were Brad Harris and Diane Amos.

Personal — Born Oct. 7, 2002, in Clearwater, Florida… daughter of Michael and Michelle Laplante… mother was a collegiate swimmer at South Florida… has two older brothers, Logan and Garrett… human physiology major.

Career Bests 

Event Score Opponent Date
Vault 9.750 at Minnesota 1/15/21
Beam 9.850 at Big Ten Championships 3/19/22