Women's Gymnastics
Kayla Sienkowski - Women's Gymnastics - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 5-1
  • class Senior
  • High school Frederick

2013 (Junior): Solid contributor on both bars and beam throughout the season … Career-high beam score 9.875 led off the Kentucky record team balance beam total at Penn state … Produced one of her top performances of the season with a then-season-high 9.8 on bars and a 9.75 on beam on at Auburn … Went 9.75 and 9.725 on bars and beam respectively at Cal.

2012 (Sophomore): Walk-on athlete that continued her strong performances, helping Kentucky on balance beam and floor exercise … Competed on beam and floor in every meet but one … Secured career bests on both events with a 9.825 on beam and a 9.85 on floor … Led Kentucky on beam four times … Earned two event titles, both on beam against Centenary and Georgia where she scored a 9.8 and a 9.825, respectively … Guided UK to three of the top 15 team scores on beam in school history (48.975, 49.0, 49.05) … Ended the season with a 9.637 average on beam and a 9.715 average on floor … Third highest floor average on the team.

2011 (Freshman): Stepped in as a walk-on freshman and filled a spot in Kentucky’s floor lineup, posting a season average of 9.465 … Competed on floor in every meet but one … Earned a career-best floor score of 9.75 in Kentucky’s win over SEC foe LSU.

Pre-College: Competed for Larisa Firestone at Frederick Gymnastics Club as a level 10 gymnasts … Won the 2007 Maryland Championship and regional championship in 2007, while claiming the Eastern National Championship in 2007 in all-around and bars … Also finished fifth in vault and seventh in floor at the Eastern National Championships … Performed overseas in Hamburg, Germany, in the 2005 Alster Pokal Invitational, finishing second in the all-around, while her team took home first-place honors … Finished seventh in the all-around in the same event in 2006 … Competed in the US and American Challenge in 2004 … Was on the honor roll in high school and was a member of Athletes for Achievement … Started gymnastics in 1995 at the age of 3.

Personal: Full name is Kayla Marie Sienkowski … Parents are John and Sonja Sienkowski … Has one brother, John Matthew, 18 … Attended Frederick High School … Native of Frederick, Md. … Intends on majoring in merchandising, apparel and textiles.

Collegiate Bests
Balance Beam: 9.825, twice, last at Illinois (3/2/12)
Floor Exercise: 9.85 vs George Washington/Ball State (3/11/12)

Season Averages

2012 9.637 9.715
2011 9.465
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