Jaelyn Olsen
Jaelyn  Olsen


Bethany, OK

High School:
Putnam City West


Mat Trotters Gymnastics


NIU Gymnastics Carry Momentum Into Tri-Meet

Huskies look to build on solid performances of last weekend


NIU Women’s Gymnastics Team Set to Open 2016 at Iowa

Huskies look to build on successful 2015


Huskies Take Second at State of Illinois Classic

Greenfield and Stepp win vault with 9.900


Huskies Top 195.00 Plateau for Second Straight Meet

NIU Women's Gymnastics team posts second-highest score in school history


NIU Women's Gymnastics Team Returns to the Road

Huskies travel to Southeast Missouri State


NIU Gymnastics 2014 vs. Ball State

Photos from NIU's gymnastics victory over Ball State on January 24, 2014


NIU Gymnastics 2013 vs. Eastern Michigan

The Huskies celebrated Senior Day with their highest score of the season in a win over Eastern Michigan.


NIU vs. Bowling Green Gymnastics

Northern Illinois defeated Bowling Green in its 2013 MAC opener at Victor E. Court.

NIU Career Best: Vault - 9.900 (at Eagle Invitational, 3-8-14); Beam - 9.850 (2x last at Eastern Michigan, 3-15-15)

2015: Competed on the balance beam in eight meets this season. Tied her career best with a 9.850 in the NIU Tri-Meet (2-15) taking first place against Bowling Green and Alaska (2-15). In her next performance she tied for third with a 9.775 at Southeast Missouri State (2-20). Her next best performance came in her first official appearance in the lineup against Lindenwood (1-23) coming in third place with a 9.750 and matching it in a Tie for seventh against Eastern Michigan (3-15). In her only performance on the vault, she scored a 9.250 at Central Michigan (2-6). Came in 34th place at the MAC Championships (3-21) with a 9.200.

2014: Competed in every event last season in both the vault and balance beam. She never scored lower than a 9.775 in the vault all season, setting a career best at the Eagle Invitational (3-8) with a 9.900. The following week she posted matching 9.850 scores on the vault and beam at Arizona State (3-14), a personal best on the balance beam; then finished off the season with 9.775 in the vault and 9.725 in the balance beam at the MAC Championships (3-22). She came in first place in both events against Ball State (1-24) with scores of 9.775 in the vault and 9.700 on the balance beam and again at Bowling Green (2-23) scoring a 9.825 in the vault and a 9.800 on the balance beam.

2013: In the line-up in all 11 meets for the Huskies on vault and finished the season as NIU's top vaulter. Completed her freshman season averaging a 9.780 on vault. Earned a top four finish in eight of 11 meets. Scored a 9.8 or higher six times. Recorded the team's top mark on vault with her career best score of 9.875 against Iowa State (2-15), where she claimed the event title. Also won vault at Central Michigan (2-8) and Eastern Michigan (3-1) with 9.825s. Scored a 9.800 against both Bowling Green (1-19), where she took third place, and MAC foe Western Michigan (3-10). Also competed exhibition on floor exercise and balance beam against Illinois State (1-13).

Prep: Competed for Mat Trotters Gymnastics in Oklahoma City, Okla. as a USAG Level 10 gymnast for four years. Won the all-around at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Invitational with a career high of 37.025 and took second on vault with a 9.525. Finished fourth in the all-around at the 2012 Oklahoma Optional State Championships, where she won the vault title with a career-best 9.600 score. Also placed second on floor exercise at that meet. Second on vault at the 2012 Tim Rand Invitational with a score of 9.500. Took third on balance beam at the 2011 Oklahoma Optional State Championships with a prep career-best 9.500. Won the all-around title at the 2010 Metroplex Challenge with a score of 35.950. Missed part of the 2012 campaign due to injury. Awarded the 2012 Shannon Miller Award, given to the gymnast who displays outstanding achievement in the sport of gymnastics in the state of Oklahoma.

Personal: Birthday is August 6. Parents are Mary and Biff Olsen. She was an honor roll student throughout high school and member of the Native American club. Her mother was a four-year letterwinner in basketball at Oklahoma. Admires Shawn Johnson because of her leadership skills and work ethic.
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