Coach Little on Jennifer
"Jennifer came back last year after sitting out a season with a broken ankle and had a great season, doing more than we could have hoped. She is one of our top vaulters and has difficulty in her beam routine. She has always competed well on bars and floor and I expect her to compete in the all-around again if her ankle holds up."
2002 Season: Sat out season after tearing anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in her left knee during the preseason… Will return in 2003 for senior season, competing on vault and beam.
2001 Season: Returned to lineup after sitting out most of her sophomore season with a broken ankle... Came back strong, competing in the all-around in seven of the GymKats' 12 meets, including the last three... Led team on vault with a 9.781 average and scored a season-high 9.900 at Arizona State (3/16/01)... Tied for fifth place in vault at Central Region Championships (4/7/01)... Tied a career high with a 9.850 on floor against Illinois (2/10/01)... Season-high 9.825 on beam came at SEC Championships (3/23/01)... Fourth on team in all-around with a 38.311 average... Claimed two first-place and three second-place finishes on vault.
2000 Season: Competed in the first two meets of the season before breaking her right ankle during practice, forcing her to miss the rest of the season... Posted a 9.800 on balance beam and a 9.650 on vault vs. Auburn (1/21/00).
1999 Season: Competed in all twelve meets for the GymKats... Led the team on uneven bars with a 9.723 average... Won the vault title at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championships with a 9.825... Won the all-around competition at the Auburn Invitational with a score of 39.375... Recorded her first 10.0 from a judge en route to a career-high 9.975 vault score... Won the all-around competition in the GymKats first home meet against LSU with a score of 39.050.
Pre-College: Graduated from Sam Rayburn High School... Has competed in gymnastics for 10 years... Two-time USA all-around qualifier... Won Shelly-Allen Gym Star Classic in 1997... Texas State Floor Exercise Champion in 1997... Placed second in Texas All-Around in 1997... Won Texas All-Around in 1996... Placed first at Magical Classic in 1997... Trained at Lobo's Gymnastics in Houston, Texas, under Hajile "Mo" Muhammad... Member of 1995 US National team.
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