2004-05 (Sophomore Season): Named honorable mention All-American in air rifle by the National Rifle Association to become the first Rebel to receive All-American status in the program's nine-year history ... Received second-team All-Conference honors in air rifle and honorable mention All-Conference in smallbore by the Great America Rifle Conference ... Placed sixth to reach the finals in smallbore at the 2005 National Junior Olympics ... Also competed with the U.S. National Development Team and reached the finals at the 2005 Rocky Mountain Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... Earned Team MVP honors for the second-straight year ... Set a new school record for air rifle match score with a 590 at Nebraska (Nov. 20) ... Also set a new school record for smallbore match score with scores of 582 at both the Ole Miss Invitational (Oct. 2) and the NCAA Sectionals (Feb. 12) ... Recorded season averages of 581.5 in air rifle and 576.3 in smallbore, which are both new school records ... Contributed to the team score in every season event, both air rifle and smallbore ... Had the Rebels' two best air rifle scores of the year and three best smallbore scores of the year ... Best match aggregate score came at the Ole Miss Invitational, where she recorded a 586 in air rifle and 582 in smallbore for an 1168 total, while placing third in air rifle and second in smallbore ... Helped the Rebels to their best team smallbore score of the year, a 2300, at the GARC Championshis (Feb. 27), posting a 577.
2003-04 (Freshman Season): Made her name known on the national level by earning a silver medal in the Junior Women's Prone Division at the 2004 National Championships in Fort Benning, Ga. ... The second-place finish gave her a spot on the United States National Development Team ... Also captured a bronze medal in 50-meter smallbore at the 2004 Junior Olympics in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... Earned team awards for being the Most Valuable Shooter and Rookie of the Year ... A National Rifle Association Academic All-American and Scholar-Athlete ... Also picked up honors as an NRA Silver Medallion recipient ... Contributed to the team's score on nine occasions in both smallbore and air rifle ... Led the squad with a season average of 1146 in smallbore ... Her mark was less than two points shy of the school record ... Managed a season average of 378 in air rifle, which placed fourth on the team ... Posted the team's top smallbore and air rifle scores of the campaign ... Turned in an 1158 in smallbore at the Great America Rifle Conference Championships (Feb. 29) and a 388 at the NCAA Sectional (Feb. 15).
High School: Her high school did not have a rifle team ... Competed as a member of the West Tennessee Junior Rifle Team ... Coached by her father, Kenneth Lorenzen ... Competed in 3-Position smallbore, 3-Position precision air rifle and international air rifle ... Claimed a total of four individual state championships, earning the Tennessee International Air Rifle titles in 2002 & 2003 and 3-P Smallbore crowns in 2003 & 2004.
Personal: Daughter of Kenneth and Sharon Lorenzen ... Born April 24, 1985, in Memphis, Tenn. ... Majoring in Geology ... A member of the university's Dean's Honor Roll after earning a 3.72 GPA during her first semester on campus ... Enjoys painting and crafts ... Favorite saying is "Live your dream" ... Favorite movie is Support Your Local Sherriff ... A big fan of the television show Survivor ... Chose Ole Miss because it, "has a beautiful campus, friendly people and a great rifle coach" ... Full name is Jennifer Marie Lorenzen.
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