JUNIOR | 2013: USAG All-American (second team) on the floor exercise...competed in every team competition, including 12 as an all-around competitor...also competed in the all-around at the NCAA Regional Championships...finished 14th at the Columbus Regional (38.550) to match the Falcons' best individual placement at that meet since 2005...earned all-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors on the vault and all-around...set career-best marks in every event...recorded career-high scores on the vault (9.775), balance beam (9.725) and all-around (38.925) against Denver...also tallied scores of 9.775 on the vault at the Air Force Quadrangular, Eagle Invitational and MPSF Championships...collected personal-best tallies during winning efforts on the uneven bars (9.775) and floor exercise (9.825) in the Falcons' win over Seattle Pacific...that floor score was tied for the best on the team in 2013...earned MPSF Gymnast of the Week honors following a pair of top-five finishes (floor exercise, all-around) in the season-opener at Denver.
SOPHOMORE | 2012: Earned all-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors on the vault and all-around...competed in the all-around during 13 of 14 team competitions...recorded a season-best all-around tally of 38.550 at the Denver Triangular...member of the vault rotation during the final 13 meets...scored a season-best 9.725 during the team qualifier of the USAG Championships...competed on the uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise during all 14 meets...posted a career-best 9.700 on the uneven bars twice...first reached that score against Western Michigan and Denver...matched that mark the following weekend at the Eagle Invitational...scored a career-high 9.675 on the beam against Seattle Pacific...posted a career-high 9.750 on the floor exercise during the USAG qualifier...ranked second on the team on the vault, floor and all-around.
FRESHMAN | 2011: Three-time USAG All-American...earned first-team honors in the all-around and second-team selections on the vault and floor exercise...competed in every competition, including the final five as an all-around competitor...collected a career-best 38.750 in the team qualifying session of the USAG Championships...also tallied career-best marks on the vault (9.750) and floor exercise (9.725) during that meet...competed on the uneven bars and balance beam during every team competition...posted a 9.700 on the bars during the regular season finale against Denver...scored a personal-high 9.675 on the beam at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships...reached the 38-point mark in the all-around during four of five meets...ranked second on the team on the vault and all-around.
HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: North St. Paul High School...member of the National Honor Society...member of the "A" Honor Roll...graduated 17th in a class of 482...competed at the club level for Flips Gymnastics...coached by Bart and Lori Roskoski and Jean Juneski...served as team captain...member of the team that won the 2010 Level 10 national title...competed at the 2009 Level 10 NIT...participated at the Level 9 Westerns in 2008, placing second on the uneven bars, eighth on floor exercise and 10th in the all-around...three-year MVP (2008-10).
PERSONAL: Full name is Jennifer June Larsen...goes by Jen...daughter of Michael and Karen Larsen...has one older sister, Jessica, and a niece, Aubriella, who is six...majoring in economics...future career plans include becoming a maintenance officer...served as Element Leader...earned jump wings in the summer of 2011...named Outstanding Squadron Commander during the second session of Basic Cadet Training over the summer...also traveled home on leave and worked Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET)...hobbies include reading and hanging out with friends...raced snowmobiles at age seven...father races both snowmobiles and Front Engine Dragsters...favorite event is the uneven bars, because it is "always the most fun to show off"...member of Cadet Squadron 13.