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    Alex Jesse
    Alex Jesse
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Mequon, Wis.

    High School:
    Homestead

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 148

    Birthdate:
    10/20/1993

    04/21/2013

    Illinois Downs Purdue 5-2 In Regular Season Finale

    Illini receive No. 4 seed and first-round bye in B1G Tournament

    04/19/2013

    Illinois defeats Indiana 6-1 on Senior Day

    Stephen Hoh and Bruno Abdelnour honored before match

    04/18/2013

    Hiltzik Earns Second Big Ten Tennis Athlete of the Week

    Hiltzik earns second weekly conference honorHiltzik earns second weekly conference honor

    04/18/2013

    Senior Day Set for Indiana Match Friday

    Seniors Stephen Hoh and Bruno Abdelnour to be honored

    04/14/2013

    Illinois Dishes Out 7-0 Shutout vs. Penn State

    Illini Earn Third Shutout of Big Ten Season

    Freshman 2012-13
    Jesse finished 10-9 overall in singles matches with a 5-3 dual match record... Earning a spot into the lineup at the end of the season, Jesse accomplished a 4-1 mark in Big Ten play, including a three-set battle against Ohio State's Hunter Callahan... Was the lone point in the NCAA Tournament loss to No. 16 Vanderbilt, winning 11 straight games to take a straight set victory... Achieved a 19-12 record in doubles matches... Along with partner Jared Hiltzik, the duo went undefeated in Big Ten play at 7-0 and 14-5 in the spring... Best win came against No. 32 McCarthy/Van Engelen of Ohio State... Voted Most Improved Player and Player to Watch next season.

    Juniors/High School

    Graduated from Homestead High School ... Three-time team runner-up at state and 2010 state champion ... Four-time All-State honoree.

    Personal
    Born Alexander Austin Jesse on Oct. 20, 1993 ... Son of Jon and Louise Jesse ... Hobbies include hanging with friends, tennis and basketball ... Biggest thrill in sports is the competitiveness ... Favorite athlete is Aaron Rodgers because he is the best at what he does and a good person off the field ... Majoring in engineering.

    Singles Doubles
    Season Overall Big Ten Overall Big Ten
    2012-13 10-9 4-1 19-12 9-0
    Total 10-9 4-1 19-12 9-0

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