Jenny Covers  
Jenny Covers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prairie Grove, Ill.

High School:
Prairie Ridge HS

Club:
Crystal Lake Gymnastics


04/04/2014

NCAA Regional Looms for Gophers

The Gophers will host Oklahoma, Illinois, California, Southern Utah, and San Jose State at the Sports Pavilion Saturday at 6 p.m.

03/22/2014

Mable Shines, Gophers Place Third at Big Tens

Lindsay Mable set a school record and won the Big Ten All-Around title with a 39.650

03/21/2014

Gophers Head to PSU for B1G Championships

Minnesota will seek its sixth team title at University Park Pa.

03/15/2014

Gophers Capture Second-Straight B1G Title

Minnesota scored a 196.700 to defeat Michigan, Penn State, and Iowa Saturday

03/14/2014

Gophers End Regular Season in Ann Arbor

No. 13 Minnesota will wrap up its regular season with a quad meet against No. 8 Michigan, No. 15 Penn State, and Iowa

02/11/2013

Minnesota Tops Illinois

Highlights from Minnesota's meet against Illinois at the Sports Pavilion.

01/26/2013

Gophers Upset #1 Michigan

The Gophers won their four-team quad meet and in the process upset No. 1 Michigan.

11/20/2012

Jenny Covers - Simulation Meet

Jenny Covers competes on the vault in the team's first simulation meet.

02/11/2012

Best of Minnesota Highlights

Minnesota took home first place in the Best of Minnesota.

03/22/2014

2014 Big Ten Championships

The Gophers placed third and Lindsay Mable won the all-around title at the Big Ten Championships March 22, 2014.

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CAREER HIGH SCORES
Vault:
9.950 (April 6, 2013)
Bars:
9.825 (four times, last: Feb. 7, 2014)
Beam:
9.800 (twice, last: March 15, 2014)
Floor:
9.875 (March 22, 2014)
All Around: 39.250 (twice, last: March 22, 2014)

2014
JUNIOR SEASON
Competed in 13 of the team's 14 meets and performed on vault and uneven parallel bars in each appearance • competed in the all around five times, establishing a career-best score of 39.250 that included a career-high 9.875 on the floor exercise at the Big Ten Championships (March 22) • notched the highest balance beam score of her career with a 9.800 against Iowa State (March 1) and tied it two weeks later at the Big Ten Quad (March 15) • tied her career-high score of 9.825 on the uneven bars three times and won the event with that score Jan. 25 versus Illinois • registered a season-high score of 9.900 on the vault three times, including Jan. 13 at Washington to win the event.

2013SOPHOMORE SEASON
Competed in all 14 meets for the season • earned Most Improved Award • saw career-best score on floor (9.850) and all around (39.250) against Penn State, Kent State, and Towson (Jan. 19) • captured all-around title (39.950) against Iowa State (2/24) • finished floor tied for 24 (9.800) at Big Ten Championships • finished in five-way tie for first on vault with score of 9.950 at NCAA Qualifier • co-champion on vault at the Gainseville Regional with career-high score of 9.950.

2012 FRESHMAN SEASON
Served as a vault and uneven bars specialist with vaulting in every meet • claimed two vault titles • made her first career appearance against Ohio State (Jan. 7) with a 9.800 on vault and 9.450 on bars • claimed first in vault with a 9.800 at Best of Minnesota (Feb. 11) • notched a 9.675 on bars, which was her best score of the year, at Iowa (Feb. 24) • recorded a personal-best vault score of 9.875 at Arkansas (March 2) • tied for first on vault with a 9.850 against Iowa State (3/10) • helped the Gophers notch a team-high score of 49.300 on vault at the Big Ten Championships (3/24) • scored a 9.850 or better in four of the last five meets • received her first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
A 2011 graduate of Prairie Ridge High School • competed for her high school gymnastics team and also trained at Crystal Lake Gymnastics • 2010 Illinois state champion on vault and floor, also grabbed third in the all around at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) state meet • at the Junior Olympic Regional meet, she was the runner-up on vault and placed seventh on bars • did not qualify to the national meet after having limited time to prepare for regionals due to an injury • at the J.O. State Championship in 2010, she was the runner-up on vault, placed fourth on bars, and was seventh in the all around • placed second on vault at 2010 J.O. Ragionals • in 2009, she was the IHSA all-around and vault champion, while coming in second on bars and floor.

PERSONAL
Majoring in communications • four-time letterwinner as a member of her high school gymnastics team • also lettered in cheerleading • competed in club volleyball as well • the daughter of Bill and Kathy Covers • has a younger brother, Brett.