Coming off her best collegiate season ... consistent scorer on bars and floor ... won team's strength/cardio testing in the preseason ... has hit 20-21 career routines.
2010-Named Utah's Most Improved Gymnast (Coaches' Award) ... first-year starter competed to count on bars 11 times and on floor eight times ... as Utah's very first competitor at the NCAA Championships, she scored a 9.75 on floor ... hit all four routines at the NCAA Championships, including a 9.80 bar routine in the Super Six ... season and career highs of 9.85 on bars and 9.80 on floor... hit 18-19 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American and Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete ... also made the Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2009-Got the first bar start of her career--and just her second start ever--at the NCAA West Regional on Apr. 4 ... season-best 9.825 bar score at regionals counted toward Utah's team total ... made the starting lineup on floor against Utah State on Feb. 9 and scored a 9.775 ... competed as exhibition in three meets ... hit 2-2 routines ... made the Dean's List and the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2008-Missed most of the season with a broken foot ... competed in exhibition on beam vs. Nebraska, ASU and Minnesota ... made the Athletics Director's Honor Roll.
Prior to Utah
USA National Team member from 2006-07 ... qualified as a Senior International Elite in 2004 ... 2006 USA World Championships team member ... third in the all-around at the 2006 American Cup ... all-around finish of 10th (2005) and 11th (2006) at the VISA Championships while competing for the National Team ... second in the all-around, first on bars and floor at the 2005 USA vs. Japan and New Zealand meet ... all-around and uneven bar runner-up at the 2004 Junior Olympic Championships also placed fourth on beam ... trained at Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy for coaches Mary Lee Tracy and Amy Wert ... graduated from Lakota West High School with high honors ... member of National Honor Society.
Daughter of Chuck Johnson and Angie Garcia Johnson ... father wrestled for Central Michigan ... mother competed in gymnastics and field hockey in college (Eastern Michigan and Central Michigan) ... one brother (Marshall) ... exercise and sport science major ... full name is Jacquelyn Ilene Johnson ... born June 17, 1989 in Michigan.
Johnson's Career Highs
Bars 9.85 vs. Brigham Young, Mar. 26, 2010 Floor 9.80 vs. Brigham Young, Feb. 26, 2010 9.80 vs. Nebraska, Mar. 5, 2010 9.80 vs. Florida, Mar. 19, 2010
Catching up with Jacq
Age Started Gymnastics: 2
Another Sport I tried: Figure skating for two years
These Words Describe Me: Responsible, funny, hard working
Last Summer: I took classes, trained and vacationed in Hawaii
I chose Utah because: The team atmosphere and the program's reputation are second to none and I find the mountains amazing since I grew up in the Midwest
Favorite Activities: Hiking, reading, warm-weather outdoor activities
Favorite Non U of U Sports Team: Indianapolis Colts
Favorite Gymnastics Skill: Jaegar
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Book: The Secret Life of Bees
Favorite Food: Sushi