Jessica Baron
Jessica Baron

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Palmetto

Birthdate:
04/09/1965

Experience:
2L


Fall 2006: Did not compete due to injury.

Spring 2006: Spent the majority of the season competing at No. 3 singles, compiling a 13-8 regular season record ... Was 4-6 in the Big Ten at No. 3 ... Won matches in her two appearances at No. 2 singles for an overall regular season record of 15-8 ... Spent most of the season competing in the No. 2 doubles pairing with Stephanie Kebler, going 14-6 (5-5 Big Ten ... Defeated nationally-ranked opponents in Louisville and Ohio State ... Also had a 2-1 with Kebler at No. 3 doubles.

Fall 2005: Won "B" Flight Singles at The Yonex Spartan Cup ... Earned a second fall title at the Northwestern Invitational ... Posted a 10-3 singles record in the fall ... Teamed with freshman Stephanie Kebler in doubles play to post an 8-6 mark.

Spring 2005: Carried a 14-9 regular-season record at No. 5 singles ... Held a 5-3 record at No. 4 singles and a 0-2 record at No. 6 ... Marked a 1-3 record at No. 2 doubles with Sarah Andrews ... Also competed with Karen Gustafson at No. 3 doubles.

Fall 2004: Did not compete.

Spring 2004: Excelled at the No. 5 singles spot compiling a 10-5 record, including two four match winning-streaks ... Ended with a 7-4 conference record ... Recipient of the MSU Most Improved award ... In doubles, competed with Pascale Schnitzer at the No. 3 spot ... Had a four match winning-streak that led to a 5-5 non-conference record. Fall 2003: Did not compete.

High School: Four-year letterwinner and team captain ... 2001 and 2003 MVP, Sportsmanship/Leadership award ... As a sophomore finished in second place at state finals and was the district singles champion ... Third place at 2001 National Open ... As a junior was the district doubles champion and was second place at state championships ... District champion in singles and doubles in 2001 ... All-county in 2000 and 2003 ... Partcipant at Super Nationals in 2001 and 2003.

Personal: Born April 9, 1985 ... Daughter of David and Karen Baron ... Mother played basketball at Tufts University ... Involved in science and math honor societies ... Majoring in marketing.