UTAH: Phenomenal improvement a year ago took her from role player to All-American ... slated to compete in the all-around for a second year ... owns the school record for most consecutive routines without a fall (64) ... two career victories ... has hit 79-83 career routines ... member of Utah's Student-Athlete Mentors (SAMS).
2009-All-American won second-team honors on the bars ... set the school record for most consecutive routines without a fall (64) before missing on beam during NCAA team preliminaries ... bounced back to score a 39.475 in the all-around in the Super Six, which placed her eighth ... set a career high on vault (9.90) in the Super Six ... NCAA West Region balance beam champion scored a career-best 9.95 ... placed third all-around at regionals with a 39.475 ... went all-around in every meet ... won the all-around in her first career attempt against UCLA in the season opener ... career-high 39.50 at Utah State on Feb. 9 ... set career highs on every event as a junior ... two wins ... hit 55-56 routines ... named Utah's Most Improved Gymnast ... Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete also made the Dean's List and the Athletics Academic Honor Roll.
2008-Made the NCAA Championships lineup on the beam and hit both routines, scoring a 9.80 and a 9.725 in the preliminary round and Super Six, respectively ... Utah's first competitor of the night in the Super Six team finals ... made the beam lineup in every meet but the season opener ... also made nine starts on bars ... Utah's leadoff performer on bars and beam at the NCAA regional meet ... career-best 9.875 on beam and 9.825 on bars (twice) ... hit 20-23 routines ... NACGC Scholastic All-American ... Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete ... also made the Dean's List and the Athletics Academic Honor Roll.
2007: Competed to count against Utah State and Nebraska ... season-best 9.775 best on bars and 9.75 on beam (twice) ... scored a 9.65 in her only vault to count ... hit 4-4 routines... NACGC Scholastic All-American ... made the Dean's List and the Athletics Academic Honor Roll ... 4.0 GPA spring semester.
PRIOR TO UTAH: Two-year Junior National Team member qualified as an Elite in 2003 ... 2002 and 2004 Junior Olympic all-around and beam champion ... also won the J.O. bar title in 2004 ... seventh in the all-around and eighth on vault and bars at the 2005 J.O. Championships ... won the 2005 Level 10 state and regional all-around, vault, beam and floor titles ... trained at Ricochets for Troy Miller, Janet Hamvas, Chris Zimmerman and Amanda Greer ... graduated from Hatboro-Horsham High School.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Jean and Gary Deetscreek ... father is a golf pro and mother is a pharmacist ... both parents are graduates of Temple University, where her father played on the golf team ... sister Chrissy and brother Michael ... elementary education major ... full name is Jamie Lee Deetscreek ... born May 4, 1988.
Deetscreek's Career Highs
All-Around 39.500 vs. Utah State, Feb. 9, 2009 Vault 9.900 at NCAA Championships, Apr. 17, 2009 Bars 9.925 vs. Utah State, Feb. 9, 2009 Beam 9.950 at NCAA Regional, Apr. 4, 2009 Floor 9.875 vs. Utah State, Feb. 9, 2009
Age Started Gymnastics: Three
Last Summer I: I took classes and trained in Salt Lake City and then spent the month of July with my family in Pennsylvania.
These Words Describe Me: Sarcastic, gullible, nerdy
You may not know: I'm obsessed with the color purple
Favorite Non U of U sports team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite Subject in School: Writing
Favorite Activities: Painting, singing
Favorite Movies: Blue Streak, Happy Gilmore
Favorite Food: Vanilla yogurt
Favorite Gymnast: Nastia Liukin