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Jordan Gillette

Jordan Gillette

AA | Sr. | 5-2 | Natrona Heights, Pa. | Highland High

Hard worker … continues to gain strength on all events … expected to compete a new, upgraded floor routine … coaches impressed with work ethic … embraces Mountaineer legacy and is self-motivated to always improve … recorded a no-fall freshman season and coaches are thrilled with her willingness to step-in at any moment … in-meet excitement is contagious … strong personality in Cary Gym. 

2015-16 Sophomore

• Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team
• Competed in all 13 meets as a multi-event specialist and saw time on floor in 12 competitions
• Hit for a career high on all three events: bars (9.775), beam (9.875) and floor (9.875)
• Earned 11 top-10 finishes and finished sixth on team with 259.75 points
• Tied for second on floor against No. 18 New Hampshire (1/17) with a 9.85 mark
• Returned to the beam lineup at Iowa State (2/5) and earned the event win with a career-high 9.875 score
• Stellar in career bars debut, scoring a season-best 9.775 at No. 2 Oklahoma (2/7)
• Set floor career high with 9.875 showing against Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6)
• Earned season averages of 9.765 on floor, 9.556 on bars and 9.446 on beam 

2014-15 Freshman

Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
Competed in last 10 meets and saw time on balance beam and floor exercise in six
• Did not drop a score on balance beam in 10 appearances
• Tallied five scores of 9.8 or better
• Earned eight top-10 finishes and landed on the podium three times, including a balance beam victory against Penn and Cornell (3/14) with a 9.825 mark
• Career floor debut was a success, as she tallied a season-high mark of 9.8 at New Hampshire (2/8)
• Finished third on beam in home quad-meet against New Hampshire, Maryland and Rutgers (2/22) with a 9.8 score
• Scored a career-best 9.825 on beam at the 2015 NCAA Morgantown Regional Championships (4/4); mark was second-best beam score earned by a Mountaineer all season
• Finished ranked No. 1 on team with 9.763 beam season average; also earned 9.733 floor average, the fourth-best mark on team  

Club Gymnastics

• Six-year level 10 gymnast at X-Cel Gymnastics
• Four-time Junior Olympics national qualifier
• Finished second on floor at the 2014 Region 7 Championships
• 2014 Pennsylvania state beam champion; also finished second on floor
• Scored five top-10 finishes at the 2012 Pennsylvania State Championships, including a second place all-around finish and a third-place finish on vault 

Personal

• Daughter of Jeffrey and Janet Gillette
• Has one sister
• Birthday is April 17
• Honor roll student at Highland High
• Majoring in exercise physiology
• Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Dean’s List
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll 
Year Meets AA Total Points
2017 12 0 300.2
2016 13 0 259.75
2015 10 0 156.025
Career 35 0 715.975
 
 
Career Highs
Uneven Bars 9.775
at Oklahoma (2/7/16)
vs. Oklahoma (1/21/17)
Balance Beam 9.9 at Maryland (1/8/17)
Floor Exercise  9.875 vs. Ohio State and Bowling Green (3/6/16) 

Meet the Gymnasts: Jordan Gillette

By Alyssa Cantisani | December 30, 2016

Jordan Gillette received Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics First Team honors as a sophomore. That same season, she competed in all 13 meets as a multi-event specialist and saw time on floor in 12 competitions.

Tumblers' Tales: Jordan's Preseason Update

By Jordan Gillette | October 21, 2016

The West Virginia University gymnastics team has been hard at work inside Cary Gym since Sept. 15, laying the foundation for a competitive, successful 2017 season.

Tumblers' Tales: Regaining Focus

By Shannon McNamara | February 14, 2016

WVU sophomore gymnast Jordan Gillette had the perfect freshman season, but a fall on beam early in 2016 forced her to dig deep and find what the motivation to regain her focus.