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Ashley Jackson
 Ashley Jackson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hudsonville, Mich.

High School:
East Kentwood HS

Height:
5-1

Club:
Geddart's Twistars

Season Best Vault Bars Beam Floor AA

2006

9.85

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9.9

9.875

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2007

9.9

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9.85

9.9

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2008

9.85

9.85

9.825

9.9

39.275

2009

9.925

9.85

9.825

9.95

39.375

Career High

9.925

9.85

9.9

9.95

39.375

2009 (SENIOR):
Winner of OU's Most Valuable Gymnast Award at postseason banquet ... Posted four routines of 9.8 or higher at NCAA Northeast Regional ... Shared bars title at Big 12 Championship ... Scored 9.875s on vault and floor against Alabama ... Also posted a 9.8 on bars against the Tide ... Won all-around title in final home competition against TWU and Illinois State ... Snagged vault title on Senior Night with a season-high-tying 9.925 ... Posted a 9.8 on bars in home finale ... Tallied three scores of 9.8 or higher at ISU (vault-9.825, bars-9.8 and floor-9.875) en route to a third-place finish in the all-around ... Scored a 39.300 to finish second in the all-around in OU's Flip for a Cause quad meet ... Finished second on vault (9.9) in OU's home meet on Feb. 20 ... Tied for floor crown against MU, WVU and Brown with a 9.875 ... Scored a 9.8 on beam in home quad meet ... Finished second in the all-around to Denver's Jessica Lopez ... Had three routines of 9.8 or greater against the Pioneers ... Earned second season all-around title with a career-high 39.375 at Nebraska ... Posted a career-high 9.925 in the event win on vault against the Huskers ... Scored a 9.825 on bars and beam and a 9.8 on floor at NU ... Tallied 9.85s on vault and floor against Minnesota ... Won first all-around title of the season at TWU ... Scored career highs on bars (9.85) and floor (9.95) against the Pioneers ... Won floor title and shared vault win at TWU...Tied for second on bars in Denton ... Finished third in the all-around (39.125) to Florida All-American's Melanie Sinclair and Corey Hartung ... Tied for third on floor against the Gators (9.825) ... Placed second on vault (9.825) in season opener at Florida.

2008 (JUNIOR):

Missed All-America honors by 0.025 after a career-high-tying 9.85 on bars at the NCAA National Championships ... Also recorded a 9.825 on floor in Athens, Ga., ... Tied for 12th on floor (9.825) at the NCAA South Central Regional ... Earned All-Big 12 Championship honors after tying for third on bars with a career-high 9.850 ... Also scored a season-high 9.825 on beam at the conference championship in her first action on the apparatus since Feb. 15 ...Named to 2008 All-Big 12 Team on floor ... First-team Academic All-Big 12 honoree ... Returned from injury suffered in Missouri warm-ups with a 9.75 on bars at Minnesota ... Tied Jackie Flanery for floor title in Beauty and the Beast meet with Iowa State (9.875) ... Placed fourth on vault in home dual with ISU after a season-high 9.85... Finished fourthin the all-aroundagainst the Cyclones (38.750) ... Tied for second on floor in Denver after a 9.875 ... Scored a 9.825 on bars to finish fourth at DU ... Named Big 12 Gymnast of the Week after all-around title against NU ... Won first career all-around title in home opener against Nebraska (39.275) ... Finished runner up to teammate Kiara Redmond-Sturms on floor against the Cornhuskers after a career-high tying 9.9 ... Scored a season-high 9.825 on vault to tie for third against NU ... Tied for second on floor at West Virginia with a 9.875 mark ... Placed fourth against WVU on bars after caeer-high 9.825 ... Cardeda 9.8on bars and mark of 38.875 in the all-aroundagainst TWU ... Finished third on floor in Denton (9.850) ... Scored a 9.75 mark on bars against Central Michigan ... Finished third in the all-around against CMU (38.65) ... Tied for third on bars against the Chippewas (9.750) ... Placed second on floor after 9.875 mark at Central Michigan ... Finished third in the all-around at the Cancun Classic (38.775), which marked the first time she had competed in every event during her collegiate career ... Recorded a 9.825 on floor in Mexico, marking the second-best score of any Sooner on the apparatus.

2007 (SOPHOMORE):
Recorded the Sooners' best score on balance beam (9.825) in the first preliminary session at the NCAA Championships ... Tied for second on floor at NCAA Central Regional with a career-high 9.9 ... Earned top-10 finishes on vault (9.8) and floor (9.8) at Big 12 Championship ... Third on vault (9.875) against Pitt ... Shared the vault title (9.825) with Jackie Flanery and tied Brittney Koncak-Schumann for first on floor (9.85) in Iowa win ... Tied for third on floor (9.85) at Stanford ... Vault champion with a career-high 9.9 against TWU ... Big 12 Event Specialist of the Week for Feb. 20 ... Won the beam title (9.825) at Iowa ... Also finished fourth on vault (9.8) and tied for fourth on floor (9.825) against the Gym Hawks ... Tied her career high (9.875) on vault to take the event title at Iowa State ... Tied for first on vault (9.85) at Arizona State tri-meet ... Scored a season-high 9.8 on beam to finish fifth at Nebraska ... Second on floor at TWU quad meet ... Tied for first on vault (9.875) against Missouri and Central Michigan ... Also finished second on floor (9.85) against MU and CMU ...Tied for fourth on vault (9.825) against No. 4 Alabama.

2006 (FRESHMAN):
Finished in a tie for fourth on vault versus Southern Utah after recording a 9.7...did not compete in the TWU Triangular due to an injury sustained in warmups ... recorded a 9.825 on both vault and beam against Nebraska finishing in seventh place in both events ... posted a career-high 9.85 on vault against LSU ... posted a career high on beam (9.9) and a 9.85 on floor in the win over TWU ... her mark on beam was good enough for a tie for first place with Coral Borda ... recorded a career-high 9.875 on floor and a third-place finish against Centenary.

Club/High School:

Trained at Geddert's Twistars in Michigan ... tied for fifth at the 2004 Junior National Championships (Senior B) and recorded three top-10 finishes ... placed ninth on bars, third on beam and fifth on floor exercise ... also in 2004, was the Michigan State Champion and placed third at the Region 5 meet ... international experience includes competing with the Region 5 Team at meets in El Salvador and China ... was the all-around champion at the 2004 Spirit of the Flame Challenge ... won on vault, bars and beam and placed second on floor ... also lettered in track & field at East Kentwood High School ... competed in the long jump and 100-meter hurdles.

Personal:
Full name is Ashley Lynn Jackson ... Daughter of Francis and Minerva Jackson ... zoology/pre-med major.


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