Jessica

Golovin

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Tennis Player
Height: 5'9"
Class: Junior
City/State: New York, N.Y.
High School: John McEnroe Tennis Academy
Major: Kinesiology
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

2016 All-SEC Freshman Team
2016 Louisiana Freshman of the Year

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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