UNC Women's Tennis Bio
 Jessie Aney
Aney Aney 2344140

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015-16) Finished freshman season ranked No. 49 in singles; reached as high as 48th in early March • Ranked as high as No. 16 with Kate Vialle in doubles during the 2016 season • Received an at-large selection into the NCAA Singles Championship • Defeated No. 28 Kennedy Shaffer (Georgia) in NCAA first round, before bowing out to eventual national champion Danielle Collins (Virginia) in second round • 35-8 overall singles record, 13-0 in the ACC - only UNC player unbeaten against the ACC • 24-2 singles record in dual matches • 23-7 overall doubles record, 6-1 in ACC playing with Kate Vialle • Won the doubles title with Kate Vialle at the 2015 ITA Carolinas Regional • 15 singles wins over ranked opponents • Had a 17-match singles winning streak from Feb. 26-May 13 • Named to All-ACC Academic Team.

JUNIOR/PREP Considered a blue chip recruit and was ranked as high as No. 5 in her class by tennisrecruiting.net • Ranked 4th in the country by the United States Tennis Association for girls 18 and under • Played exclusively against the boy’s in final year of high school and posted an undefeated record in 2015 • Won a pair of USTA balls (titles) in singles, including one gold, and also earned four balls in doubles play • Reached the finals of the 2015 USTA Northern Section Championship • Won consolation bracket titles at the USTA National Selection Tournament in February, 2015 and the USTA National Winter Championship in December, 2014 • Finished third at the 2014 USTA National Clay Court championship • Became the youngest high school singles champion in Minnesota history when she won the 2011 title as an eighth grader • The following year she won the 2A doubles title with her sister, Katie, in her final season playing for Century • A two-sport star, was considered the top ice hockey player in the state of Minnesota • Led her league in scoring during the 2013-14 season with 109 points (51 goals and 58 assists) and again in 2014-15 with 96 points (44 goals and 52 assists) • Amassed 414 career points and holds the state’s all-time assists record • Honored on numerous occasions for sportsmanship, including at the National Clay Courts in both 2012 and 2013 • Also received the Jerry Noyce Junior Sportsmanship award in 2014, given to only one player in the Northern section by the USTA • Was the first and only girl to earn the Sports Illustrated Sportskid of the Year award. In 2010 • Sister, Katie, plays hockey and tennis at Gustavus Adolph’s College • Graduating high school one year early from the online education program, the Minnesota Virtual Academy.

Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rochester, Minn.
High School: Century
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