Jessica Yamzon

AA | Senior | 5-0 | Las Vegas, Nev. | Gymcats Gymnastics

Quick Hits
Has competed in the All-Around in every meet at Arkansas.
The Second freshman in program history to qualify for the NCAA Championships as a freshman individual.

Personal Bests
VT: 9.850, 2x, last at Georgia, Feb. 1, 2019
UB: 9.875, vs. Florida, March 1, 2019
BB: 9.950, vs. Georgia, March 3, 2017
FX: 9.875, vs. Florida, Jan. 26, 2018
AA: 39.425, vs. Georgia, Jan. 26, 2018

Senior Season (2020)

SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll recipient… Ranked 49th in the nation by Road to Nationals as an AA competitor with an NQS of 39.055… Claimed one event title in 2020, a BB routine against Kentucky that scored a 9.875… Competed in nine of 10 meets, appeared as the leadoff in every event as a AA competitor in the first six meets… Finished her career competing as the leadoff in every event in 45 meets and competing 186 routines as a Razorback… AAI Award Nominee.

Junior Season (2019)
WCGA Scholastic All-American … SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll recipient … Finished the 2019 regular season ranked 46th in the country in the All-Around with an NQS of 39.185 … Performed in all 13 meets for the Razorbacks in 2019, competing in the AA in every meet as a junior … Led off every event for the Gymbacks … Opened the season with a team-best 9.875 on beam and 9.775 on floor against No. 2 Oklahoma on Jan. 5, resulting in a 39.150 in the All-Around to begin the year … Put together a season-best 39.225 in the All-Around at the Metroplex Challenge on Jan. 26 … Followed it up with the same score in the AA at No. 6 Georgia on Feb. 1, matching a career-high 9.850 in the vault against the Bulldogs … Tied a season-high of 9.875 on beam against No. 8 Alabama on Feb. 8, followed by a season-best 9.800 on uneven bars the following week against No. 11 Auburn the next week … Rattled off a career-high 9.875 on uneven bars against No. 3 Florida on March 1, en route to a season-high 39.325 in the All-Around … Posted a 39.100 in the All-Around at the SEC Championships on March 23 … Also performed at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional for the Razorbacks, finishing with a 38.750 in the AA to round out her season.

Sophomore Season (2018)
Began the year with a 38.950 all-around score at LSU (Jan. 5) … Had 13 all-around scores over 39.000, including a season high 39.425 against Georgia (Jan. 26) … Set the previous beam record score of 9.950 against Georgia, part of three Razorbacks to record a 9.950 or higher on the event during the meet … Won her first event titles of the season at Missouri in the all-around and on the beam … Tied her career high on bars with a 9.850 against Florida … Set her career high twice on the floor with a 9.900, first against Arizona (March 2) and again in Arkansas’ Tri Meet (March 16) … Recorded a career high on vault during the Regional of 9.850 … Saw two scores of 9.800 or higher at the NCAA Championships, including a 9.8000 on bars and a 9.8500 on the beam.

Freshman Season (2017)
Earned a spot at the NCAA Championship after a good NCAA Regional performance … Scored a 38.925 in the all-around at the NCAA Championship … Posted scores of VT-9.575; UB-9.7125, BB-9.875, and FX-9.7625 … Has competed in the all-around in 12 meets and won three all-around titles and a balance beam title … Earned SEC All-Freshman honors with a 38.825 in the all-around in the first session of the SEC Championship … Won her first career individual title on balance beam with a 9.850 against Missouri on Jan. 13 … Also scored a 9.825 on floor exercise and a 39.075 in the all-around against Missouri on Jan. 13 … Won her first career all-around title with a 39.225 against Alabama on Jan. 27 … Won her second straight all-around title, scoring a career best on uneven bars (9.850) and balance beam (9.875) for a 39.275 in the all-around at Auburn on Feb. 3 … Was named SEC Freshman of the Week, her first career SEC weekly honor, for her performance at Auburn on Feb. 3 …  Scored a 39.200 in the all-around against LSU on Feb. 10 … Matched her career best on vault (9.775) and scored a career best on floor exercise (9.875) for a career-best 39.300 in the all-around against Florida on Feb. 17 … Matched her career best on balance beam (9.875) and helped Arkansas score a season-best 49.150 in the event at Kentucky on March 3… Won her third all-around title with a 39.025 against Centenary and San Jose State on March 10 … Scored a 9.800 on balance beam for a 38.825 in the all-around in the SEC Championship on March 18.

Prior to Arkansas

Competed for Gymcats Gymnastics … Has competed at Level 10 since the beginning of 2012 … At the 2015 Region I Championships, won balance beam (9.725) and all-around (38.325) titles while placing third on vault (9.65) and uneven bars (9.6) … Finished second on bars (9.625) at the 2015 J.O. National Championships … At the 2013 J.O. National Invitation Tournament, was bars (9.5), beam (9.5) and all-around (37.925) champion.

High School
Graduated from Lake Mead Christian Academy in Henderson, Nev.

Born on April 16, 1998 … Her older brother, Justin, plays basketball at BYU-Hawaii … Majoring in human development and family sciences.


2019 Performances 

Jan. 5Oklahoma9.72509.77509.87509.775039.1500
Jan. 12 at Arizona9.75009.75009.75009.600038.8500
Jan. 18at Kentucky9.67509.70009.77509.775038.9250
Jan. 26Metroplex Challenge9.82509.70009.87509.825039.2250
Feb. 1at Georgia9.85009.77509.82509.800039.2500
Feb. 8Alabama9.75009.77509.87509.775039.1750
Feb. 15at Auburn9.65009.80009.80009.800039.0500
Feb. 22LSU9.72509.77509.80009.825039.1250
Mar. 1Florida9.77509.87509.85009.825039.3250
Mar. 8Elevate The Stage9.70009.80009.80009.825039.1250
Mar. 16Arkansas Quad9.75009.70009.85009.800039.1000
Mar. 23SEC Championships9.70009.75009.85009.800039.1000
April 4NCAA Regionals9.60009.70009.75009.700038.7500
April 19NCAA Championships
Season Average9.7409.7659.8279.78539.117

2018 Performances

Jan. 5at LSU9.7009.6759.8259.75038.950
Jan. 12Kentucky9.7509.6759.8009.85039.075
Jan. 19at Missouri9.7259.8009.9009.82539.250
Jan. 26Georgia9.7759.8259.9509.87539.425
Feb. 2at Alabama9.6759.7759.8259.87539.150
Feb. 9Auburn9.7009.8259.8259.87539.225
Feb. 16GymQuarters9.7759.8009.8509.07538.500
Feb. 24at Florida9.7509.8509.8509.82539.275
Mar. 2Arizona9.7509.8009.8259.90039.275
Mar. 9at Oklahoma9.8009.7259.8759.80039.200
Mar. 16Denver | Iowa State9.7259.8009.8509.90039.275
Mar. 24SEC Championship9.7759.7509.8509.80039.175
April 8Regionals9.8509.7759.8259.85039.300
April 20NCAA Championships9.72509.80009.85009.787539.1625

2017 Performances

Jan. 7at UCLA9.7259.7009.8009.70038.925
Jan. 13Missouri9.7259.6759.8509.82539.075
Jan. 20at Georgia9.7509.7009.7508.95038.150
Jan. 27Alabama9.7509.8259.8509.85039.225
Feb. 3at Auburn9.7009.8509.8759.85039.275
Feb. 10LSU9.7759.7509.8259.85039.200
Feb. 17Florida9.7759.8009.8509.87539.300
Feb. 25at Michigan State9.6259.7259.1259.82538.300
Mar. 3at Kentucky9.7509.6759.8759.75039.050
Mar. 10San Jose State, Centenary9.7259.7759.8009.72539.025
Mar. 18SEC Championship9.6759.6509.8009.70038.825
Apr. 1NCAA Regional9.7509.8259.8259.77539.175
April 14NCAA Championship9.5759.7139.8759.76338.925