Jenny Covers  
Jenny  Covers


Prairie Grove, Ill.

High School:
Prairie Ridge HS

Crystal Lake Gymnastics


Mable Advances, Gophers Cap 2015 Season

Minnesota finished fourth at NCAA Auburn Regional


Gophers Set for NCAA Regional

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


Mable Gymnast of the Year, Gophers Finish 6th

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


Gophers Head to Michigan for B1G Champs

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


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.


Minnesota Tops Illinois

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


Gophers Upset #1 Michigan

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


Jenny Covers - Simulation Meet

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


Best of Minnesota Highlights

Minnesota took home first place in the Best of Minnesota.


2014 Big Ten Championships

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

Photo Gallery

2015 • Senior Season: Appeared in thirteen of fourteen season meets competing in vault, uneven bars, balance beam, floor exercise, and all-around • placed first in vault (9.850), third on the uneven bars (9.825), and tied for second on floor exercise (9.825) at the meet vs. Iowa State (1/11) • finished second on vault tallying 9.850 at Maryland (1/15) • scored a 9.875 on vault earning a third place finish vs. Oklahoma (1/17) • at Michigan State (1/24), earned a 9.825 on uneven bars tying teammate Lyndsey Mable for fourth place • finished third on vault with a 9.775, tied for second on the uneven bars with a score of 9.800, and placed second (39.150) in the All-Around against Ohio State (1/31) • at the Illinois meet, placed second on vault tallying 9.875, tied for third on the balance beam (9.850) and placed third in the all-around (39.175) • tied for third on vault (9.850) and uneven bars (9.775) at Iowa State (2/20) • tallied a team high 9.850 on vault at LSU (3/6) • placed fourth on vault scoring 9.925 and  tied for first on uneven bars with a 9.925 surpassing a previous season high score at the Big Ten Qualifier (3/14) • tied for fifth on uneven bars scoring 9.900 at the Big Ten Championships (3/21). 

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: Majored 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.

Jenny Covers's Season Highs (As of 7/27/15)
Event Vault Bars Beam Floor All Around
2015 9.925 9.925* 9.875* 9.825 39.225
2014 9.900 9.875 9.875* 9.875* 39.250*
2013 9.950* 9.825 9.800 9.850 39.250*
2012 9.875 9.675 --- --- ---
*Indicates Career High