Laura Kappler
Laura  Kappler


Evansville, Ind.


Club Team:
Revolution Gymnastics


Mizzou Gymnastics Closes the Season with Year-end Banquet

The senior class bids farewell after successful careers


Eight Mizzou Gymnasts Named to Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll

Eight Tigers were recognized for the work in the classroom


Mizzou Scores a 196.100 to Place Fourth at NCAA Norman Regional

Mizzou's score of 196.100 stands as the second highest NCAA Regional score in program history


Gymnastics Set for NCAA Norman Regional Saturday

Saturday marks Mizzou's first return to Regionals since 2012


Katelyn Trevino Named SEC Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Trevino was named the Scholar-Athlete of the Year, voted on by the league's head coaches


The Tigers visited the high ropes course at Venture Out

Mizzou Gymnastics paid a visit to Venture Out last month to take part in a few teambuilding activities. One of the team's favorites was the high ropes course, also known as the Alpine Tower!


Mizzou Gymnastics Bio Video

Career Highs:
* Vault: 9.850 (at LSU, 2014)
* Bars: 9.800 (at LSU, 2014)
* Beam: 9.825 (Twice, last at LSU, 2014)
* Floor: 9.800 (vs. George Washington, 2014)
* All-Around: 39.125 (at North Carolina State, 2014)

* Established nine new career-highs in 2014.
* Led Mizzou on individual events nine times, including twice on vault, once on bars, twice on beam, twice on floor, and twice in the all-around.
* Strongest meet of the year came on Feb. 1 at North Carolina State, where she recorded a career-high all-around score of 39.125 (9.800 vault, 9.775 bars, 9.800 beam, and 9.750 floor).
* Also had a standout road trip to LSU on Feb. 28, as she set three new career-highs in vault, bars and beam.

* Stepped up for Missouri through a season riddled with injuries to become the Tigers' only all-around competitor.
* Made her first-career appearance on the uneven bars at No. 3 Florida.
* Recorded her first-career all-around score against LSU.
* Consistently improved on her events throughout the season and improved her career high marks on three events at the SEC Championships.
* Was recognized as a member of the 2013 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.

* Was a staple in the Tiger beam lineup in her freshman season, making her first appearance in an exhibition routine at Southern Utah.
* Earned a career-high 9.800 score against Oklahoma.
* Had a clutch performance on the balance beam for Mizzou against Nebraska, helping the Tigers top the Huskers in the regular season for the first time since 1995.

* Trained at Revolution Gymnastics under the direction of Carly Cresswell-Watson and Thomas Watson.
* Placed 3rd at Level 9 Nationals in 2009.

* Comes to Mizzou from Evansville, Ind.
* Daughter of Danny and Andrea Kappler.
* Born on Feb. 19, 1993.
* Chose Mizzou over Wisconsin, Maryland and Minnesota.
* Plans to study Social Work while at the University of Missouri.

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