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Kirah Koshinski

Kirah Koshinski

AA | So. | 5-0 | Berwick, Pa. | Berwick High

Splashed onto the national scene as a freshman in 2016, earning NACGC/W All-America honors and the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year award … sixth Mountaineer gymnast to earn All-America status and first since 2007 … one of the NCAA’s top vaulters … could work her way into an all-around position … expected to compete a cleaner routine on balance beam … floor routine is exciting, fun to watch … incredibly talented and driven to see program succeed. 

2015-16 Freshman

• NACGC/W Scholastic All-America
• Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
• First Mountaineer gymnast to earn a regular-season All-America honor, as she was named to the NACGC/W Regular Season All-America Vault Second Team
• Big 12 Newcomer of the Year
• All-Big 12 Gymnastics Vault Team 
• All-Big 12 Championship Team
• Competed in all 13 meets as a multi-event specialist and earned 343.875 points, the third-best mark on team
• Five-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week; first WVU gymnast to earn five career Big 12 weekly awards
• Ranked No. 12 nationally on vault with a 9.9 RQS
• Scored 9.8 or better in all but nine routines
• Earned a team-best nine event wins – six on vault and three on floor – and did not drop a score on any event all year
• Tallied 22 podium finishes, the second-most on team
 • Earned 9.9 or better on vault five times, the 10th-best total in program history
• Solid in collegiate debut, winning vault (9.875) and finishing third on beam (9.8) and floor (9.825) at No. 16 Denver with No. 24 Southern Utah (1/9)
• Scored 9.9 on vault in her WVU Coliseum career debut and placed first overall against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17)
• Earned third straight vault victory with a 9.9 showing against William & Mary (1/24); also finished second on floor (9.875) and third on beam (9.75)
• Tied for second place on vault at Iowa State (2/5) with a 9.85
• Earned a share of third place on vault at No. 2 Oklahoma (2/7) with a 9.85 score
• Earned first career floor victory (9.875) and finished third on vault (9.85) against No. 22 Kentucky (2/21)
• Scored a career-high 9.925 and finished first on vault at the Unite for Her Pink Invite (2/26)
• Scored a career-high 9.95 on floor and tied for the win against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6); also finished third on vault with a 9.825 mark
• Matched career-high vault score of 9.95 and finished first against Pitt (3/11; also tied for floor win with 9.875 mark
• Tied for first on vault (9.85) and second floor (9.9) at Pitt (3/13)
• Finished third on vault at the Big 12 Gymnastics Championship (3/19) with a 9.9 mark
• Narrowly missed qualifying for the 2016 NCAA National Championships, finishing second on vault at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional (4/2) with a 9.875 score
• Paced team on vault and floor with season averages of 9.875 and 9.848, respectively; also ranked No. 2 on team on beam with a 9.722 average 

Club Gymnastics

• Five-year level 10 gymnast at Northeast Gymnastics, the same gym as Mountaineer great Amy Bieski
• Four-time Junior Olympics National qualifier
• 2015 Junior Olympics National floor champion; also finished second on vault and in the all-around
• 2015 level 10 regional beam champion and finished second on vault and floor and in the all-around
• 2014 Junior Olympics National all-around and balance beam third-place finisher
• 2014 level 10 regional vault and floor runner-up
• 2014 level 10 Pennsylvania State vault, floor and all-around champion
• 2013 Junior Olympics National vault champion and floor runner-up
• Scored a 10.0 on vault and won the event at the 2013 level 10 regional championships; also finished third in the all-around and on floor
• 2013 level 10 Pennsylvania all-around, vault and floor champion
• 2012 Junior Olympics national vault champion and runner-up on floor 

Personal

• Daughter of Wayne and Amanda Koshinski
• Has two sisters and one brother
• Birthday is March 6
• Attended Berwick High
• Majoring in pre-communication studies
• Dean’s List  
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll 
Year Meets AA Total Points
2017 13 0 383.05
2016 13 0 343.875
Career  26 0 726.925
 
 
Career Highs
Vault 9.95 at Pitt with Towson and Michigan State (3/3/17) 
Balance Beam 9.85
vs. Iowa State and Maryland (2/26/17)
Floor Exercise 9.95
vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6/16)
vs. Oklahoma (1/21/17)
vs. No. 16 George Washington, No. 24 Eastern Michigan and Pitt (3/5/17) 

Koshinski Again Tabbed NACGC/W All-America

By Shannon McNamara | March 27, 2017

For the second time in as many season, West Virginia University sophomore gymnast Kirah Koshinski has been named a regular-season All-America for vault, as announced today by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W).

Koshinski Collects All-Big 12 Honor

By Shannon McNamara | March 15, 2017

West Virginia University sophomore Kirah Koshinski was named to the 2017 All-Big 12 Gymnastics Vault Team, as announced this afternoon by the conference office.

Koshinski Named Big 12 Gymnast of the Week

By Shannon McNamara | February 06, 2017

For the first time this season, a West Virginia University gymnast has collected a Big 12 Conference weekly honor, as sophomore Kirah Koshinski is the Big 12 Gymnast of the Week.