Jessica Johnson
Jessica Johnson

Player Profile

Pittsburgh, Pa.



2000 All-ACC Selection

Fall 2000: Did not compete for the Terps.

2000: Compiled an 8-4 record in the fall of 1999... won three consecutive matches at the ITA Eastern Region Championships ... beat No. 2 seed Delphine Troch from William & Mary in the fourth round of the singles competition at the ITA championships ... competed in the No. 2 singles position in the spring ... compiled a 20-7 overall record ... 12-5 in spring duals ... made it to the quarterfinal singles round at the ACC Indoor Championship after defeating the No. 2 seed ... earned all-conference honors ... 5-1 overall ACC record ... won the No. 2 flight in singles in the conference.

Junior Career: Finished 19th in the country in girls' 18s national rankings in singles and second in doubles ... ranked first in MSTA 1999 singles ... lost only one match in her section.

Personal: Born Nov. 7, 1980 ... daughter of Richard and Jacqueline Johnson ... father played tennis for University of North Carolina ... sister, Laurie, played tennis for Furman ... hobbies include reading and working out ... enjoys spending time at home and volunteering ... favorite athletes are Michael Jordan and Steffi Graff ... recruited by Kentucky, San Diego, Ohio State, and Alabama ... chose Maryland for the academics, the tennis team and the coach.