Courtney

Jensen

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Year: Senior
City/State: Sheridan, Wyo.
High School: Sheridan

Bio

Honors and Awards

  • 2000 CoSIDA Academic All-American (1st Team)
  • 2000 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 1999 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 1998 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 1997 First-Team Academic All-Big 12
  • 1997 NU Weyrauch Award (Outstanding Student-Athlete)
  • 1997 NU Optimist Award

1999-2000: Senior Season
Courtney Jensen was one of Nebraska's best performers in the diving well, setting career bests in the one-meter (323.90) and three-meter (400.40) dives at the Big 12 Championships...placed first in the three-meter dive against Missouri...placed 17th in the one-meter dive at the Big 12 Championships...placed 11th in the three-meter dive at the Big 12 Championships....first-team academic All-Big 12.

1998-99: Junior Season
Jensen was a member of NU's scoring team at the Big 12 Championships, assisting NU with a 13th-place finish on the three-meter dive, tallying a then-career-best score of 395.05...also finished 23rd on the one-meter at the Big 12 meet (306.90)...named first-team academic All-Big 12...placed fifth on the one-meter on two occasions, helping NU defeat Colorado State and Missouri in dual action...fifth on the three-meter as the Huskers deafeated Kansas.

1997-98: Sophomore Season
Set a then-career-best dual score on the one-meter against Iowa State (255.75)...finished 21st on the three-meter (346.05) and 22nd in one-meter competition (307.55) at the Big 12 meet...season-best scores: one-meter, championship (307.55, Big 12 Championship); three-meter, dual (235.80, Iowa State); three-meter, championship (346.05, Big 12 Championships)...top dual finish was fourth on the three-meter against both Iowa State (235.80) and Missouri (234.375)...first-team academic All-Big 12.

1996-97: Freshman Season
At the Big 12 meet, finished 13th on each springboard with season-best scores of 321.55 (one-meter) and 384.40 (three-meter)...recorded the 31st-best scores on both springboards at the 1997 Zone D NCAA Qualifying meet, tallying scores of 300.50 (one-meter) and 347.60 (three-meter)...best dual meet finishes included a third-place one-meter board showcase at Missouri (248.92) and a fourth-place showing on the three-meter against Kansas (245.17)...first-team academic All-Big 12...Weyrauch Award (Outstanding Student-Athlete) and Optimist Award.

Prep:
A 1996 All-American, Jensen was a two-time Wyoming state champ on the one-meter board at Sheridan High School...was a 1996 Scholastic All-American...top championship score in high school was 429.00.

Personal:
Parents: Diane and Woodrow Jensen...Birthdate: Dec. 21, 1977...Major: elementary education.

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