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Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Belfast, Northern Ireland
High School: Strathearn School


2019: Played in 42 matches during the season, 21 singles and 21 doubles, and picked up 18 wins … Won 11 singles matches, six on court five … Held a 5-1 record when playing above court five (1-0 on court two, 2-1 on court three, 2-0 on court four) … Earned four doubles victories with Sydney Patton, including on Big South win, and three Big South victories with Samantha Calais.

Prior to PC: Played #1 singles in school ... Served as team captain ... Her team has won the Ulster School's Cup every year since she started at Strathearn ... Won the Malahide grade 5 ITF doubles event the summer of 2017 ... Won the Irish Junior Open U18 girls doubles in 2016 and the mixed doubles in 2015 ... Won the U16 and U18 girls singles titles at the National Spring Match plays in 2015 and 2017, respectively ... Won the Ulster Junior open girl singles event at U12, U14, and U16 ... Played for the U14 Ulster junior interprovincial team in 2013 and 2014, and for the U18 with the team finishing 2nd both years, and for the U18 team in 2016 and 2017 also finishing second both times ... Played for the senior team in 2017 also finishing 2nd ... Also ran cross country ... Was the Belfast District champion in 2015 and team overall district champions ...

Club: Played for the Hawarden Tennis Club at #1 on the Senior Mixed League A team and #1 on the Senior Ladies Singles league team the last two years ... She has also played #1 for the U18 Junior Singles League team since 2015 ... They won the Belfast and District Mixed League last year and also won the Belfast and District Singles league the last two seasons ... Won the U18 Belfast and District Junior Singles league last year ...

Personal: Born Jessica Kate Leeman ... Parents are Steven and Amanda ... Cousin Ben Cree plays tennis at Montreat ... She chose PC because when she spoke to Coach Dunagan for the first time she instantly felt welcomed and she loved the really friendly atmosphere that surrounds the school ... Intends to major in Psychology

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