Laura Kappler
Laura Kappler


Evansville, Ind.


Club Team:
Revolution Gymnastics


Gymnastics Bars Lineup Shines At 2014 SEC Championships

Four Tigers earn scores of 9.800 or higher, en route to a 49.000 event total


Gymnastics Set For SEC Championships Saturday

Missouri enters tournament as #8 seed and competes in first session


Floor Lineup Leads Missouri Gymnastics On Senior Night

Tigers post a 49.025 event total on team's final rotation


Eubank And Kern Deliver Standout Nights At Auburn

Missouri's beam lineup turns in the team's top event score of the night


Gymnastics Close Road Schedule Friday At No. 11 Auburn

Tigers look for their first 2014 SEC meet win


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

Sophomore (2012): 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...made 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.

Freshman (2012): 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.

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

Personal: Comes to Mizzou from Evansville, Ind...Daughter of Danny and Andrea Kappler...Born Feb. 19, 1993...Chose Mizzou over Wisconsin, Maryland and Minnesota... Plans to study social work.

Career Highs
Vault: 9.750 -SEC Championships 2013
Bars: 9.775 - at Arkansas Quad Meet 2013
Beam: 9.800 - SEC Championships 2013
Floor: 9.650 - SEC Championships 2013
All-Around: 38.875 - SEC Championships 2013