Jessica Nelson Taylor Athlete Profile

Jessica Nelson Taylor

Jessica Nelson Taylor
Position: All Around Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 1997-2000 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Mountain View High School (UT)

Personal

  • Parents are Brian and Donna Nelson
  • Is the second of four children (two brothers, one sister)
  • Likes waterskiing, swimming, shopping, dancing and traveling
  • Majored in fitness and wellness management

Before BYU

  • First in all-around at 1996 State Championships
  • Prepped at Mountain View High

Stats

Career Highs:

Vault: 9.900 1997, 1998
Bars: 9.600 1997


1997 | Freshman Year

  • Recorded seven scores of 9.725 or better
  • Posted a season-best of 9.900 on vault
  • Scored a season-best 9.600 on bars

1998 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in 12 meets on vault
  • Scored team season-high of 9.900 -- a perfect score -- on vault at Arizona State (2/20), tying her career-best in the event

1999 | Junior Year

  • Vault specialist for the Cougars
  • Scored a season-high 9.650 on vault against Utah (1/29)

2000 | Senior Year

  • Competed in three meets on vault
  • Scored a season-high 9.500 on vault in the Rocky Mountain Open (1/22)