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Jennifer Harvey Matthews Athlete Profile

Jennifer Harvey Matthews

Jennifer Harvey Matthews
Position: All Around Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2003-2006 Hometown: Taft, CA Last School: Taft Union High School

Academic All-America

  • 2006 Academic All-American


  • Parents are Glenn and Cathy Harvey
  • Has two brothers, Dave and Craig, and one sister, Lizz
  • Got started in gymnastics when she attended a camp at age six
  • Coached gymnastics for two years
  • Member of the Taft Union High School Dive team in 2001
  • Four-year Scholar Athlete
  • Married to Winston Matthews

Before BYU

  • Graduated fifth in class with a 4.2 GPA
  • Participated in Stars Gymnastics Training Center
  • Took 12th at Level 9 State Championships in 2001
  • Finished 4th on uneven bars in Level 10 State Championships


Career High:

Bars: 9.825 vs. Arizona 3/3/06

2003 | Freshman Year

  • Practiced with the team and continued to gain experience

2004 | Sophomore Year

  • Exhibitioned multiple times for the Cougars on bars

2005 | Junior Year

  • Exhibitioned for the Cougars on bars numerous times

2006 | Senior Year

  • Exhibitioned on bars in the first four meets before making bars line-up
  • Topped 9.700 five times
  • Posted a career-high 9.825 at Arizona (3/3), also the team's third highest bars score of the season
  • Academic All-American