University of Iowa Athletics

Linda Zivat

Class Sr.
Hometown Manhattan, Ill.
High School Lincoln-Way West
Previous School Michigan State
Twitter @linda_zivat
Instagram @lindazivat
Linda Zivat - Women's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics

2022 – Competed in 11 meets, tallying three event wins and eight top three finishes… tied for second on vault (9.775) and fifth on floor (9.775) in Hawkeye debut against Eastern Michigan (1/8)… was floor (9.875) runner-up and placed third on vault (9.825) against Texas Woman’s (1/14)… won back-to-back vault titles against Nebraska (9.900) and Penn State (9.875) on Jan. 29 and Feb. 4… also had a career-best 9.900 to tie for third on floor against Penn State (2/4), helping team to a floor school record… scored a career-best 9.925 to win vault title at Iowa State (3/4)… 9.925 score is tied for eighth in school history… tied for fourth on vault at NCAA Regional Final (4/2), scoring a 9.900.

at Michigan State (2020 & 2021) — Missed season because of injury.

High School — Trained under Marco Bravo and Jessica Holtz at Phenom Gymnastics… three-year Level 10 competitor… two-time J.O. National Qualifier (2018 & 2019)… crowned the 2019 National Vault Champion at the 2019 J.O. National Championships, also placing sixth all-around and fifth place on floor… placed fourth all-around at the 2019 Region 5 Level 10 Regionals, finishing second on vault and floor and sixth on bars… earned third place all-around at the 2019 Illinois Level 10 State meet, also finishing first on vault and floor and third on bars.

Personal — Born March 7, 2001… daughter of Paul and Kelly Zivat … has an older brother, Tommy… majoring in communications.

Career Bests

Event Score Opponent Date
Vault 9.925 at Iowa State 3/4/22
Floor 9.900 vs. Penn State 2/4/22