Minnesota took home first place in the Best of Minnesota.
2013 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 (1/19) 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 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 (1/7) with a 9.800 on vault and 9.450 on bars Claimed first in vault with a 9.800 at Best of Minnesota (2/11) Notched a 9.675 on bars, which was her best score of the year, at Iowa (2/24) Recorded a personal-best vault score of 9.875 at Arkansas (3/2) 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: 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.
GET TO KNOW JENNY COVERS: If you were not participating in gymnastics, what sport might you play? Volleyball, or a pro video gamer.
What is your favorite cartoon character, and why? Rapunzel's pet chameleon, Pascal (in the movie Tangled), because he is the best sidekick.
If you could have any super power, what would it be? Kindness, and compassion.
Do you have any hidden or secret talents? I'm really good at ultimate frisbee.
If you could meet anyone in the world, who would you want to meet? Michael Jackson.
What is your favorite vacation spot? Hawaii.
What is your favorite actor or actress? Jennifer Aniston.
Who is the funniest person on the team? Myself and Cierra (Tomson). Together, we are hilarious!