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  Jessica Wente
Jessica Wente

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Whitehouse, TX

High School:
Whitehouse High School

Height:
5-8


Sophomore Year (2007-08): Posted an overall 20-18 mark in singles play and an incredible 30-9 record in doubles...Singles: Secured a huge victory over Miami's #62 Bianca Eichkorn 7-6(4), 7-6(4) to give the Seminoles a 5-2 upset of the #10 Hurricanes...posted a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Boston College's Katharine Attwell in the first round of the ACC Tournament...notched another first round victory in the NCAA Championship with a 6-1, 6-2 defeat of Samford's Katie Weaver...spent most of the year as the Seminoles' clean-up hitter on court four...Doubles: Spent all of the dual-match season with fellow sophomore Lauren Macfarlane posting an impressive 21-3 mark... secured 30 wins overall including 12 in the ACC...went 3-0 with Macfarlane at the ACC Tournament playing in the three spot including a tough 9-7 win over Duke's Nze/Zsilinszka duo that gave FSU the team doubles point...the sophomores also took down the Mello/Zauft team from Texas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament with an 8-5 decision...started the spring with an eight straight wins.

Freshman Year (2006-07): Singles: Posted a 25-11 record for the fall and spring...ended the season on a five-match win streak...defeated 11 of 14 opponents at home...took down Duke's Jessi Robinson in straight sets in helping the Seminoles to their first victory over the Blue Devils since 1983...Doubles: Finished with a combined record of 26-10 for the season...notched a 13-2 record at home...paired with senior Miranda Foley for all but three matches in fall and spring play going 24-9...finished 10-5 in the ACC along with Foley.

High School and Other Accomplishments: Captured the tennis state championship title in 2005 ... Also in 2005, was a member of Texas' first Junior Fed Cup Championship Team in 23 years...competed in the state finals in 2003, 2004 and 2006... dominated local competition as a regional champion four years running... ranked 12th in doubles her senior year...played basketball freshman through senior years as well...named second team all-district in basketball her senior year... voted Most Athletic her senior year.

Personal: Born March 1, 1988...daughter of Larry and Janet Wente... majoring in hospitality... member of the National Honor Society in high school...earned a spot on the honor roll every year from 2002-2006...member of HOSA...mother participates in USTA 3.5 leagues...sister played tennis in high school.

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