AJ

Jackson

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Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Belton, Mo.
High School: Belton HS
Club: Eagles Gymnastics

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Vault
Bars
Beam
Floor
All-Around
2015 9.95 9.875 - 9.95 -
2016 9.975 9.9 9.8 9.95 39.500
2017 9.95 - 9.825 9.975 -
2018 9.95 9.9 9.2 9.95 38.850
Career Highs 9.975 9.9 9.825 9.975 39.500

2018 (SENIOR)
NACGC/W Second-Team All-American (vault)…tied for seventh nationally on floor…Big 12 Co-Vault Champion…Academic All-Big 12 First Team…Has competed vault and floor in 13 of 15 meets and bars in nine meets…Also made an appearance on beam and in the all-around in the season opener against Georgia (Jan. 16)… set a season-high on floor with a 9.950 on Senior Night (March 9)…secured five event titles (three on floor, two on vault).

2017 (JUNIOR)
First-Team 2017 All-American on vault and floor … NACGC/W First-Team All-American (floor) … NACGC/W Second-Team All-American (vault) … Two-time All-Big 12 (vault, floor) … 2017 Big 12 Event Specialist of the Year … Big 12 Floor Champion … Academic All-Big 12 Second Team … Five-time Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week (Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 13, March 13) … Competed on vault and floor in all 15 of OU's meets … Also made two appearances on beam, scoring a career-high 9.825 both times … Scored at least a 9.95 on floor nine times, including three career-high scores of 9.975 … Posted a season-high 9.95 on vault twice, including during the Super Six, and scored at least a 9.9 on the event 11 times … Secured seven event titles, including five on floor and two on vault.

2016 (SOPHOMORE)
First-Team All-American (Floor) … Second-Team All-American (Bars) … Finished third on floor nationally, scoring a 9.9125 in NCAA Semifinal II ... NACGC/W Regular Season First-Team All-American (vault) … NCAA Iowa City Regional Co-Floor Champion (9.9) ... Two-time All-Big 12 (vault, floor) … 2016 Big 12 Co-Vault Champion … Recorded a career-high 9.975 on vault against Michigan on March 26 … Secured 10 event titles, including a team-high seven on vault … Scored a career-best 9.95 twice on floor (vs. Michigan, Feb. 26; at UCLA, March 13) … Set career high with a 9.9 on bars at Big 12 Championship … Owned seven vault scores and 10 floor marks of at least 9.9 … Made two appearances on beam and in the all-around.

2015 (FRESHMAN)
First-team All-American (vault) ... Finished sixth in NCAA Event Finals with a 9.8750 ... 2015 Big 12 Event Specialist of the Year ... NACGC second team All-American (floor) ... All-Big 12 (vault, floor) ... NCAA Norman Regional vault champion with a career-high 9.95 ... Big 12 vault champion (9.925) ... Six event titles in 2015, including three on floor and three on vault ... Tied for first on vault in NCAA Semifinals with a career-high-tying 9.95 ... Two-time Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (Jan. 13, Feb. 24) ... Made a splash in her collegiate debut, scoring two 9.925s on floor and vault against Arkansas ... Tied her career-best on vault against TWU and SEMO and again at the Big 12 Championship meet ... Captured the floor title at Iowa State with a career-high 9.95 ... Stepped into the uneven bars lineup in place of an injured Erica Brewer at Alabama, scoring a career-high 9.875.

CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Level 10 gymnast from Eagles Gymnastics ... Trained under Kim Fuchs ... Three-time JO national champion on vault (2011, 2012, 2013) … Swept the Missouri state championships in 2014, earning first-place finishes on every event ... Finished first on vault and ninth in the all-around at 2014 regionals ... Took third on bars at 2013 JO Nationals ... 2012 JO National Team member ... Notched three top-three JO national finishes in 2012 (all-around-third, bars-third, floor-third) … Placed sixth in the all-around at 2011 Nastia Liukin Supergirl Cup … Owns a career total of seven top-three JO National finishes, 18 Missouri state titles and six regional titles ... High scores from pre-collegiate competition at Level 10: all-around: 38.625, vault-9.95, bars-9.800, beam-9.600, floor-9.750.

PERSONAL
Full name is Alyssa Janet Jackson ... Goes by Ali or AJ ... Native of Belton, Mo. ... Parents are Tim Pierce and Jacquie Jackson ... Has four siblings: Chloe Jackson, Sam Jackson, Trevor Peery and Xavier Pierce ... Majoring in health and exercise science at Oklahoma ... Also recruited by Alabama, Georgia, Utah, Kentucky, Maryland and Ohio State. 

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