Jessica Villegas Athlete Profile

Jessica Villegas

Jessica Villegas
Position: All Around Height: 5-2 Roster Years: 2008-2011 Hometown: Gilbert, AZ


Favorite event is the floor exercise...favorite food is pineapple tacos...favorite gymnastics moment is the first time she competed floor after her elbow injury.

Before BYU

Level 10 State Champion in 2004...qualified to Junior Olympic nationals in 2007...trained with Arizona Sunrays.


Career Highs:
Beam: 9.750 vs Southern Utah 2/27/09
Floor: 9.850 vs Utah 3/18/11

2008 | Redshirt Year

Recovering after elbow surgery from previous injury.

2009 | Freshman Year

Nominated as the Cougar Club Comeback Player of the Year after returning from an elbow injury to compete in eight meets on floor and seven meets on beam ... led BYU twice on beam and once on floor ... career-high 9.750 on beam against Southern Utah to lead BYU ... also paced the Cougars with a 9.700 on beam at the BYU Quad meet ... career-high 9.750 on floor at Boise State/CS Fullerton, once again leading the Cougars.

2010 | Sophomore Year

Competed in every meet with the exception of one on floor ... scored a career-high 9.825 against Denver and Utah State ... scored 9.600 or higher in eight meets during the season.