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Kendall Laplante

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

2024

  • Made her return from injury at Big Ten Championships where she competed on vault.
  • Academic all-Big Ten
  • Letterwinner

2023

  • Competed in nine events, missing rest of season due to injury.
  • Scored a career-high 9.900 on bars at Ohio State (1/22), placing third overall.
  • Ties for 15th best in program history on uneven bars (9.900)
  • Scored season-best 9.825 twice on vault, one verse Minnesota (1/27) and one at Big Five (2/24).
  • Scored 9.800 or higher six times on either vault or bars.
  • Tied for fifth place at Rutgers (2/18), scoring a 9.750 on vault.
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • Made Falls Deans List
  • Letterwinner

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
  • Academic All-Big Ten.

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)
  • 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
  • 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 9.850 at Big Ten Championships 3/19/23
Bars 9.900 at Ohio State 1/22/23
Beam 9.850 vs. Maryland/Minnesota 2/13/21
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