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Jennifer Thomas Lopez Athlete Profile

Jennifer Thomas Lopez

Jennifer Thomas Lopez
Position: All Around Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 1999-2002 Hometown: Gilbert, AZ Last School: Highland High School (Gilbert)

Personal

  • Parents are Michael and Carol
  • Has four brothers
  • Became involved with gymnastics after dancing for four years
  • Majoring in Fitness and Wellness
  • Husband is Matthew Lopez
  • Favorite food is sub sandwiches
  • Loves to go wakeboarding
  • Graduated from Highland High School

Before BYU

  • Coached by Neela Nelson and Lisa Spini at Starfires and Desert Lights
  • Level 7 state champion
  • Level 10 all-around runner-up twice
  • First alternate on the national level in 1995 and 1997
  • Had a high of 37.3 in the all-around in high school

Stats

Career Highs:

Vault: 9.800 SUU 3/15/02
Bars: 9.875 Utah, USU/BSU, Utah 2/9/01, 2/22/02, 3/1/02
Beam: 9.850 SUU 2/15/02
Floor: 9.950 SUU 3/15/02
All-Around: 39.425 SUU 3/15/02


1999 | Freshman Year

  • Competed in the all-around in seven meets for the Cougars
  • Scored a 9.850 on beam
  • Posted a 9.925 on the floor
  • Qualified for Regional meet

2000 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in the all-around at five meets last year with a high of 38.975
  • Recorded a career-high 9.725 on vault against SUU (3/13) 
  • Posted a career-high 9.850 on bars against Utah (3/27) 
  • Scored a career-high 9.850 on beam against Nebraska (3/6) 
  • Recorded a career-high 9.925 on floor against SUU (3/25)
  • Earned a career-high 39.050 in the all-around against Utah (3/27)

2001 | Junior Year

  • Competed on bars and floor in every meet
  • Set new career highs vault, bars and floor 
  • Recorded a career-high 9.775 on vault against Utah (3/23)
  • Posted a career-high 9.875 on bars against Utah (2/9)
  • Scored a career-high 9.950 on floor against Utah (3/23)

2002 | Senior Year

  • Scored a career-high 9.800 on vault against SUU (3/15)
  • Posted a career-high 39.425 in all-around against SUU (3/15)