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 Jasmine Minion
Jasmine Minion

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Bolton H.S.

Height:
5-1

Event:
All-Around

Club:
River City Gymnastics


2010 (Junior): Performed on three events for the Wildcats, recording a career-high on floor exercise (9.900) ... Claimed medalist honors once on the vault and twice on the floor exercise ... Took first place on the vault against Auburn with a 9.875 and won the floor exercise (9.825) competition against both Texas Woman's University and Ohio State ... Posted UK's top score on the vault (9.850) at the SEC Championships and on the floor exercise (9.900) at the NCAA Central Regional Championships.

2009 (Sophomore): Competed in every meet on both the vault and floor exercise ... Averaged a 9.845 on vault after never scoring below a 9.800 all season, and not dipping below a 9.825 11 times ... Earned impressive scores of 9.875 and 9.850 at the SEC Championship and NCAA Central Region Championship meets, respectively ... Took the vault title at Iowa with a 9.900 and floor titles at Iowa with a 9.900 and Alaska with a 9.875 ... Made appearances in the beam line-up with a career-best 9.750 earned at Auburn ... Ended the year ranking No. 32 on vault.

Minion at Photo Day At Utah State: Tied for second at the NCAA North Central Regional after leading the competition for five rotations with a 9.9 ... Minion earned the America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week for her performance at regionals ... Her score of 9.9 was not only a career best, but also the third-highest score in Utah State history and makes her one of eight different Aggie gymnasts to post the high score ... Minion claiming four of the six high marks and holds three of the top-five school records on vault and the fourth-highest score on floor with a 9.9 ... In March she was named to the second-team All-WAC honorees. She was also named WAC Gymnastics Specialist of the Week

Pre-College: Competed as a Level 10 gymnast at River City Gymnastics ... Placed eighth in the all-around at the Eastern Regionals, with a first place finish on the floor exercise ... Competed in the all-around at the 2006 Junior Olympic Nationals with an eighth place finish on vault and landed in the 26th spot all-around ... Was state champion at Level 7-9 ... Graduated from Bolton High School with a 3.1 grade point average.

Personal Information: Full name is Jasmine Elaine Minion ... Parents are Chiquita and Terence Minion ... Has one brother, Terence (12) ... Majoring in Exercise Science ... Born on June 19, 1989 in Memphis, Tenn.

Collegiate Bests:

Vault: 9.9 twice, last at Iowa (3/6/09)
Beam: 9.750 twice, last at Auburn (2/20/09)
Floor: 9.9 at NCAA Central Regional (4/10/10)

Season Averages

Season VT UB BB FX A-A
2008 9.759 - 9.333 9.729 -
2009 9.845 - 9.320 9.750 -
2010 9.781 - 9.321 9.800 -

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