Jenny Covers  
Jenny  Covers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prairie Grove, Ill.

High School:
Prairie Ridge HS

Club:
Crystal Lake Gymnastics


04/05/2015

Mable Advances, Gophers Cap 2015 Season

Minnesota finished fourth at NCAA Auburn Regional

04/03/2015

Gophers Set for NCAA Regional

Minnesota will compete at the Auburn University NCAA Regional on Saturday, April 4.

03/21/2015

Mable Gymnast of the Year, Gophers Finish 6th

Minnesota finished sixth at the 2015 Big Ten Championships in Ann Arbor on Saturday

03/20/2015

Gophers Head to Michigan for B1G Champs

Minnesota will compete in the afternoon session of the Big Ten Championships on Saturday

03/14/2015

Epic Comeback Punches Gophers' B1G Ticket

Minnesota rallied back after first rotation to earn a spot in the evening session of the Big Ten Championship.

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:
9.925 (2015)
Beam:
9.875 (2015)
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.

2013 · SOPHOMORE 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.