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Jessica Young
Jessica Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

High School:
Seaholm

Height:
5-7

Spring 2011 -- competed at No. 2 and 3 positions... recorded 18-16 overall record that included a 9-13 dual match record... posted 5-5 Big Ten record... finished the season ranked No. 12 in the Central Region by the ITA... competed at No. 1 doubles spot with Sonja Molnar... posted a 13-7 record that included a 6-3 record in conference play... reached as high as No. 24 in ITA doubles poll after beginning the season unranked... ended the season ranked No. 43 in the national rankings and No. 3 in the Central Region... received one of 24 at-large bids in doubles to the 2011 NCAA Women's Tennis Championships ... also competed with Christina Harazin in doubles, going 1-1... Academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner

Fall 2010 -- Competed in three tournaments... posted 7-3 singles record... champion of Gold Flight bracket at UNI Invite... teamed with Christina Harazin (1-1) and Alexis Dorr (1-4) in doubles.

Spring 2010 -- Competed in the number four singles spot for much of the season... earned a 10-9 singles record in dual action... posted a 4-6 record against Big Ten opponents... finished the season with a 17-12 overall record... teamed with Kelcie Klockenga in doubles action... competed primarily as the number two doubles team for Iowa... earned a 14-7 record in dual play and went 4-6 in conference competition... the duo dominated in post-season play, recording a 3-0 record, including a win over Michigan to seal the Iowa doubles point victory in the semifinals of the Big Ten Championships... Academic all-Big Ten... letterwinner.

Fall 2009 -- Recorded a 7-2 doubles record with Kelcie Klockenga including a doubles title at the Gopher Invitational and a second place finish at the Midwest Regional tournament... went 6-3 in singles play.

Spring 2009 -- Posted an overall singles record of 14-16... went 5-6 in Big Ten singles play... posted a 5-9 No. 1 doubles record with Sonja Molnar, going 4-6 in Big Ten doubles play... posted a 2-2 No. 2 doubles record with Lynne Poggensee Wei and an 0-3 record at No. 3 doubles with Ally Majercik... letterwinner.

Fall 2008 -- Posted a 5-3 singles record... went 4-1 against Big Ten opponents in tournament play... went on a four-match winning streak over two tournaments...went 2-2 in doubles play with Kelcie Klockenga at Gopher Invitational... posted a 3-4 overall doubles record in tournament play.

Spring 2008 --Did not compete due to injury.

2007 Fall -- Played in three tournaments... won green singles bracket at Roberta Alison Invitational... went 3-5 in singles matches... posted a 2-7 record in doubles play... went 2-4 in doubles matches with Kelcie Klockenga and 0-3 with Milica Veselinovic.

High School -- two-time all-American, all-conference and all-state honoree... won 2005 individual and team state championship... team MVP... won Indoor Closed competition... member of student government.

Personal -- Born September 16, 1989... parents are Tim and Lisa Young... finance major.

Season (Singles) #2 #3 #4 #5 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2007-08 -- -- -- -- -- -- 3-5 3-5 .380
2008-09 -- 0-2 3-2 6-9 5-6 9-13 5-3 14-16 .467
2009-10 -- -- 10-9 -- 4-6 10-9 7-3 17-12 .586
2010-11 5-13 4-0 -- -- 5-5 9-13 9-3 18-16 .529
Career 5-13 4-2 13-11 6-9 14-17 28-35 24-14 52-49 .515

Season (Doubles) #1 #2 #3 Big Ten Dual Tourn. Overall Pct.
2007-08 -- -- -- -- -- 2-7 2-7 .222
2008-09 5-9 3-2 0-3 -- 8-14 3-4 11-18 .379
2009-10 -- 14-6 4-3 4-6 14-7 13-4 27-11 .711
2010-11 13-6 1-1 -- 6-4 14-7 2-8 16-15 .516
Career 18-15 18-9 4-6 10-10 36-28 20-23 56-51 .532
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