As a Junior in 2001: Competed on the bars for the Cardinal throughout the year, posting a season-high 9.875 against Oregon State on Mar. 2 … Finished with a 9.825 mark on the bars in Stanford's home victory against BYU on Mar. 3 … Earned 2001 "Most Consistent"- Uneven Bars Team Award … Recorded a score of 9.775 at NCAA Regionals on bars, placing her in a tie for 16th … Finished tied for 22nd at NCAA Championships with a 9.725 on the bars (fourth best on the squad) … Her 9.975 on bars achieved on Mar. 26, 1999 remains tied for third best in Cardinal history.
As a Sophomore in 2000: Competed in 10 meets, mostly on bars and floor … Made her collegiate debut in the All-Around at Oregon State … Turned in a solid performance in Stanford’s victory over Arizona on Jan. 21, finishing fifth on floor and seventh on bars … Helped the Cardinal defeat BYU on Feb. 21 with career-high performances on both the vault (9.7) and the floor (9.775) … In her first career all-around competition at Oregon State on Feb. 25, scored a personal best 9.750 on beam en route to a fourth place All-Around finish (38.5) … Ended the year by posting three consecutive 9.75 scores on bars at Penn State, the Pac-10 Championships and NCAA Regionals.
As a Freshman in 1999: Enjoyed an outstanding season on bars, earning Second Team All-America honors after scoring a 9.8 at the NCAA Championships … Had the second-best performance in Stanford history on the bars with a 9.975 mark against California … Scored a 9.835 or better on bars in six of her 11 meets.
Club/High School: Competed at the U.S. National Championships from 1994-97 … Was the 1996 junior All-Around champion at Classic Nationals … Has competed around the world, traveling to France, the Bahamas, Canada and England … At the Heathrow Gold Cup in London, was a member of the first place team while capturing an individual title on bars and finishing second in the All-Around … Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born February 29, 1980 … Daughter of Diane and Mark Jensen … Enjoys watching movies and working with kids … Has served as a coach at Stanford Gymnastics Camps.
Jensen Year-by-Year High Marks
Getting to Know Kristin Jensen
Favorite Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Life is Beautiful
Favorite Book: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Favorite Non-Gymnastics Activity: Hanging out with friends, listening to music and anything at the beach!
Favorite Class at Stanford: Urban Underclass
Favorite Music Artist: Bob Marley
Favorite Event: Bars
Major: Human Biology
One Word That Describes You: Angelic
Something About You No One Else Knows: I ate ants this summer in Costa Rica, but I'd rather be eating uncooked brownie mix.