Jessica DeSimone
Jessica DeSimone
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lincoln, R.I.
High School: Lincoln

Team Captain

2011-2012: Named to the Academic All-Patriot League team and the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … Went 2-0 overall in singles and 13-7 in doubles play … Her 13 doubles wins were second-highest on the team … Registered a 2-0 record at No. 6 singles … Went 3-2 in doubles tournament play … Earned a straight-set victory at No. 6 singles against Anna Maria (Sept. 12) … Earned a straight-set win over Clark at No. 6 singles (April 18)  … Teamed with with Emma Rudnik to go 2-1 at No. 2 doubles and 9-5 at No. 3 doubles … Defeated Regis (Sept. 21), Anna Maria, Connecticut College (Sept. 27), Merrimack (Sept. 30), Assumption (Oct. 5), Manhattan (Oct. 16), Hartford (Oct. 18), Smith (March 11), Wheaton (April 10) and Clark in dual doubles action with Rudnik.

2010-2011: Selected to the Academic All-Patriot League team and the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … Went 1-6 overall in singles and 6-10 in doubles play … Registered an 0-1 record at No. 5 singles and a 1-5 mark at No. 6 singles … Went 2-4 in doubles tournament play … Earned a straight-set victory at No. 6 singles against Springfield (April 11) … Won two straight No. 3 doubles matches with Emma Rudnik against Springfield (April 11) and Hartford (April 7) … Went 3-3 with Rudnik at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles … Went 0-1 with Emily Marr at No. 2 doubles … Went 1-2 with Jen Daffron at No. 3 doubles … Went 2-4 with Daffron in doubles tournament play, making it to the semifinal round of the Eastern Championship.

2009-2010: Named to the 2010 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll ... Did not compete in any matches.

Before Holy Cross: Played four years of varsity tennis at Lincoln H.S. … Named captain of the team and was the No. 1 singles player as a senior … Earned the Rhode Island Tennis Coaches Association Sportsmanship Award in 2007 and 2008 … Named Rhode Island Tennis Coaches Association first team All-Division in doubles (2006) and singles (2008) … Team reached the Division II state semifinalis in 2006 and 2007 … Graduated fourth in her class with a 4.0 GPA.

Personal: Daughter of Louis and Lori DeSimone … Has one sister (Jillian) … Majoring in Biology.

DeSimone's Career Statistics
Singles Overall Dual #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
2010-2011 1-6 1-6 - - - - 0-1 1-5
2011-2012 2-0 2-0 - - - - - 2-0
Total 3-6 3-6 - - - - 0-1 3-5
                 
Doubles Overall Dual #1 #2 #3
2010-2011 6-10 4-6 - 0-2 4-4
2011-2012 14-7 11-6 - 2-1 9-5
Total 20-17 15-12 - 2-3 13-9