Name: Jenna Burkert
Sport: Wrestling
Discipline(s): Freestyle Wrestling
Weight Class: 57 kg/125 lbs.
Height: 5-3
DOB: 5/9/1993
Hometown: Rocky Point, N.Y.
High School: Marquette (Mich.)
College: Northern Michigan, UCCS
Team/Club: Army WCAP
Coach(es): Jermaine Hodge, Aaron Sieracki
World Championship Experience
  • Three-time Senior World Team member (2018, 2018, 2019)
  • Fourth at 2018 CISM World Military Championships
  • Three-time Junior World Team member (2011-13)
Youth Olympic Games Experience
  • Fifth in 2010 Youth Olympic Games
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Final X champion
  • 2018 Final X runner-up
  • Two-time World Team Trials Challenge Tournament champion (2018, 2019)
  • 2017 U.S. champion
  • Three-time U.S. Open champion (2014, 2015, 2019)
Personal: Daughter of Rosanne and Frank Burkert...Has one brother, Joshua...Was a member of the U.S. Olympic Education Center program at Northern Michigan University...Enjoys hiking, being a coffee addict, and binging Grey’s Anatomy
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2019: Final X champion… World Team Trials Challenge Tournament champion… Second in U.S. Open…

2018: World Team member… Final X runner-up… World Team Trials Challenge Tournament champion… Third at U.S. Open… Second in Ion Corneanu Memorial (Romania)…

2017: Fourth in CISM Military World Championships… Fourth in U.S. World Team Trials… U.S. Open champion…

2016: Fifth in U.S. Open…

2015: U.S. Open runner-up…

2014: Third in Bill Farrell International… Phase II World Team Trials champion… U.S. Open runner-up…

2013: Third in New York AC International … Third in World Team Wrestle-Off… Fourth in U.S. Open…

2012: Junior World Team member… Third in U.S. World Team Wrestle-Off… UWW Junior Nationals champion… Second in Hari Ram Grand Prix… Second in Dave Schultz Memorial International…

2011: Third in New York AC International Open… Eighth in Junior World Championships… Fourth in U.S. Open… Third in Klippan Open (Sweden)… Fifth in Dave Schultz Memorial International… Fourth in Guelph Open (Canada)…

2010: Fourth in Sunkist Kids International Open…

College: Coached by Shannyn Gillespie at NMU… studied Human Services…

High School: Attended Marquette High School (Mich.) while a member of the U.S. Olympic Education Center women’s wrestling program….

Age-group Achievements: University Nationals runner-up (2014) … Eighth at Junior Worlds (2013) … Three-time Junior Body Bar Nationals champion (2011, 2012, 2013) … 18th at Junior Worlds (2012) … Eighth at Junior Worlds (2011) … Fifth at Youth Olympic Games (2010)… Bronze medalist in Youth Olympic Games in Beach Wrestling (2010)… Junior Fargo Nationals runner-up (2010) … Pan-American Youth Olympic Games Qualifier gold medalist (2010) … Two-time Junior Folkstyle National champion (2009, 2010) … Fourth at Cadet Body Bar Nationals (2009) … Third at Folkstyle Junior Nationals (2009) … Cadet Body Bar Nationals runner-up (2008) …

Awards: ASICS Girls High School Wrestler of the Year (2010 and 2011)…

Notes: Competed in 2018 Senior Worlds as a replacement for injured Alli Ragan…