Jessica

Golovin

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Height: 5'9"
Class: Senior
City/State: New York, N.Y.
High School: John McEnroe Tennis Academy
Major: Kinesiology
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

2018 ITA Doubles All-American
2016 All-SEC Freshman Team
2016 Louisiana Freshman of the Year
2016 All-Louisiana First Team

JUNIOR SEASON (2017-18)
Compiled a 24-9 overall singles record and an 18-4 dual singles record … Picked up three ranked wins including a career-best win over No. 4 Sara Daavettila of UNC at the Hall of Fame Grass Court Invitational … Went on a 13-match win streak and went unbeaten in 15 of her first 16 singles matches to open the dual season … Compiled a 19-8 doubles record along with partner Eden Richardson with eight wins against ranked doubles teams, including six wins against top-15 opponents … Advanced to the final round of the NCAA Doubles Championships for the first time in program history and then won the doubles title for the first NCAA Championship in the history of LSU women’s tennis … Picked up a career-best win over the No. 5-ranked Ole Miss pairing of Arianne Hartono and Alexa Bortles in the NCAA Round of 16 to go along with wins over the No. 24, No. 12, No. 33 and No. 14-ranked pairings during her championship run … Became the 12th player in program history to earn ITA All-American honors … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016-17)
Finished the season with a 14-12 dual singles record … Had a team-best 10-9 dual doubles record with partner Skylar Holloway on court three … Began the dual season by winning nine of her first ten singles matches … Had two separate five-match win streaks, including a dominant run during SEC play in which all of her five-straight wins came in straight sets … Helped LSU claim the highest-ranked win in school history over No. 5 Auburn with her 6-4, 6-1 victory over Alannah Griffin … Also claimed points for LSU in victories over No. 18 Arkansas with No. 20 Texas A&M with wins over Mia Jurasic and Domenica Gonzalez … Defeated Martina Okalova in LSU's first-round win over No. 40 Tulsa in the NCAA Tournament … Earned her second varsity letter. 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16) 

Completed a record of 12-14 in dual matches and 22-18 overall in her first season … Selected to the NCAA Singles Championships and advanced to the Round of 32 after defeating Fresno State's Mayar Sherif Ahmed 6-4, 7-6 … Joined Suzana Rodrigues (1994) as the only two freshmen in school history to reach the second round of the individual championships … In the team championships, clinched LSU's opening round victory over Columbia … Named to the All-SEC Freshman team … Competed against 19 ranked opponents and held an 8-11 record … Clinched the Lady Tigers' second round win in the SEC Tournament over Kentucky with a comeback victory over No. 75 Justina Mikulskyte … Defeated Eve Repic of Tennessee 6-7, 7-5, 1-0 on court two … Secured a ranked win over No. 83 Ana Oparenovic of Arkansas 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 … Provided a crucial win over No. 79 Natalie Suk 6-3, 4-6 , 6-4 to capture the momentum and gain the win over No. 27 Ole Miss … Clinched LSU's first berth into the ITA Indoor Championships with a 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 win over Paige Hourigan of No. 24 Georgia Tech … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Ranked as the highest American player commitment in the history of the program …Received a recruiting ranking as high as No. 13 nationally … Garnered a 20-15 overall record against some of the country's best competition, including a 3-1 record against fellow five star recruits and 4-0 record against four star prospects.

PERSONAL
Born July 9, 1997 … Parents are Viktoria Dolinskaya and Mikhail Golovin … Has two siblings – Stan and Lily … Majoring in kinesiology.

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