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Iowa senior Clair Kaji perform on the beam during a gymnastics meet between Iowa and Texas Women’s University at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Kaji finished the beam portion with 9.900 points. The Hawkeyes defeated the Pioneers, 196.125-189.300.

Photos: No. 9 Iowa gymnastics vs. Texas Women’s University

Daniel McGregor-Huyer, Photojournalist January 15, 2022

The Iowa Hawkeyes Women’s Gymnastics team defeated the Texas Women’s University Pioneers at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 196.125-189.300 on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. Iowa won all four events as a team and...

Iowa’s Adeline Kenlin competes on beam during a gymnastics meet between No. 18 Iowa and Eastern Michigan at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. Kenlin was named Big Ten freshman of the year last season. The Hawkeyes defeated the Eagles 195.950-194.100.

Photos: Iowa gymnastics vs. Eastern Michigan

Ayrton Breckenridge, Photojournalist January 8, 2022

The No. 18 ranked Iowa gymnastics team took on Eastern Michigan Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Eagles 195.950-194.100. Iowa won all events as a team and took the first place prize in...

Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren speaks at the beginning of Big Ten Basketball Media Days at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. During his speech, Warren addressed women and men’s sports and his goal to continue to work toward equality.

Big Ten Conference updates COVID-19-related forfeiture rules

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 28, 2021

The Big Ten Conference updated its COVID-19-related forfeiture policy Tuesday. Per a league release, competitions that are canceled because of COVID-19 won’t automatically be considered forfeits....

Iowas all-around Adeline Kenlin performs on the beam during a gymnastics meet against Ohio State on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Buckeyes with a score, 196.550-193.800. Kenlin earned a score of 9.825.

Iowa women’s gymnast Adeline Kenlin looks to build on strong freshman season

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter December 7, 2021

Adeline Kenlin chose to launch her collegiate gymnastics career in her hometown. The West Branch High School graduate from Iowa City has competed with the University of Iowa women’s gymnastics team...

Iowa gymnast Clair Kaji prepares to begin her routine on the balance beam during the Gymhawks home opener on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.  Kaji led the Hawkeyes in the beam with 9.800 points. With 195.550 points, the Hawkeyes came out victorious against the Ball State University Cardinals, who came in second with 192.775 points , and the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcons, who earned 188.650 points.

Clair Kaji returns to Iowa women’s gymnastics for sixth year

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter November 16, 2021

Iowa women’s gymnast Clair Kaji wasn’t sure if she’d return to Iowa City for a sixth year as a Hawkeye in the 2022 season. After a Big Ten regular season title with the Hawkeyes in 2021,...

Iowa gymnasts stand for the nationan anthem during a womens gymnastics meet between Iowa and Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, March 1, 2019. The Hawkeyes, celebrating senior night, fell to the Cyclones, 196.275-196.250.

Iowa women’s gymnastics adds Quest Hayden as assistant coach

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 23, 2021

Iowa women's gymnastics has added Quest Hayden as an assistant coach, Hawkeye athletics announced Friday. Hayden, a Penn State men's gymnastics alumni, is joining the Hawkeyes after positions at...

Iowas Clair Kaji performs her floor routine during a womens gymnastics meet between Iowa, Minnesota, and Maryland on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes came in second with a score of 196.775 after the Gophers won with 196.975 and Maryland lost with 195.350. Kaji received a score of 9.900.

Iowa women’s gymnast Clair Kaji returns for sixth season

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter June 29, 2021

Clair Kaji had no regrets after completing her fifth season on the Iowa women’s gymnastics team. Yet, she thought she could contribute more to the program. “So, it went to, ‘Could I contribute...

Iowas all-around JerQuavia Henderson performs on the beam during a womens gymnastics meet between Iowa, Minnesota, and Maryland on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes came in second with a score of 196.775 after the Gophers won with 196.975 and Maryland lost with 195.350. Henderson received a score of 9.875.

Iowa women’s gymnast named College Gym News Comeback Gymnast of the Year

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor April 21, 2021

Iowa women's gymnast JerQuavia Henderson is the College Gym News Comeback Gymnast of the Year. The sophomore missed her entire freshman season in 2020 after she ruptured her Achilles. When she returned...

Iowas all-around JerQuavia Henderson practices on the beam before the competition round during a womens gymnastics meet between Iowa, Minnesota, and Maryland on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes came in second with a score of 196.775 after the Gophers won with 196.975 and Maryland lost with 195.350. Henderson went on to receive a score of 9.875.

Iowa women’s gymnastics season-high score not enough to advance to Regional Finals

Hunter Moeller , Sports Reporter April 4, 2021

The No. 19 ranked Iowa women’s gymnastics team scored a 197.050, its highest score of the season and second-highest in school history, in a third-place finish at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional Friday...

Iowas Clair Kaji gets ready to perform her floor routine during a gymnastics meet against Ohio State on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Buckeyes with a score, 196.550-193.800. Kaji earned a score of 9.925.

Postseason competition heating up for Iowa gymnastics

Hunter Moeller, Sports Reporter April 1, 2021

Both Iowa men's and women's gymnastics return to competition this weekend. The 19th-ranked Iowa women will continue their national championship chase as they travel to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for Friday’s...

Iowa’s Lauren Guerin is seen doing a jump during her floor routine at a women’s gymnastics meet between the Iowa Gym-Hawks and the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. The Hawks defeated the Gophers, 196.800-196.375.

Iowa women’s gymnastics rewarded with national recognition

Hunter Moeller , Sports Reporter March 31, 2021

The Iowa women’s gymnastics team has had success all season long, winning 10 straight competitions in the regular season and coming away with the regular season Big Ten Championship. While the...

Iowas all-around Adeline Kenlin performs on the beam during a gymnastics meet against Ohio State on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Buckeyes with a score, 196.550-193.800. Kenlin earned a score of 9.825.

Iowa gymnastics ends weekend with two Big Ten Champions and underdog win

Hunter Moeller , Sports Reporter March 21, 2021

Iowa gymnastics capped off an eventful weekend with the No. 8 men’s team winning its regular-season and program finale with a 406.700-406.650 win against No. 4 Nebraska on Saturday afternoon inside...

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