Lauren Jones Athlete Profile

Lauren Jones

Lauren Jones
Height: 5-10 Roster Years: 2003-2007 Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA Last School: Capistrano Valley High School

Personal

  • Became interested in playing tennis when she was very young after watching her mother play
  • Looks up to Pete Sampras because of his good example throughout the years
  • Likes to hit hard and has a strong forehand

Before BYU

  • Played junior competitive tennis since age 12
  • Finished No. 16 in Southern Calif. for girls 16-year-old division
  • Finished junior play ranked 50th nationally
  • Finished No. 15 among 18 year-old girls in Southern Calif. and No. 63 nationally
  • Played for Capistrano Valley High School where she finished in the top eight in the league playoffs

Stats

 

Year Singles Doubles
2003-2004 22-11 13-4
2004-2005 19-15 22-9
2005-2006 19-12 23-10
2006-2007 25-13 23-12
Career 85-51 81-35


2003-2004 | Freshman Year

  • Had an impressive campaign as a freshman
  • Played number three singles and won 22 matches
  • Went 13-4 in doubles play
  • Named to the All-MWC Team in singles

2004-2005 | Sophomore Year

  • Named a member of the All-MWC Singles Team for her second straight year
  • Named a member of the All-MWC Doubles Team for the first time in her career
  • Played No.1 singles for the squad and was named MWC Player of the Week for her performance against UNLV
  • Overall she had a 19-15 singles record while going 22-9 in doubles

2005-2006 | Junior Year

  • Advanced to the singles main draw of the ITA All-American Championships
  • Ranked No. 45 in doubles with partner Dolly Chang in preseason rankings and invited to compete in doubles at ITA All-American Championships
  • Held a No. 95 national ranking
  • Named MWC Player of the Week for dominating performances against Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and New Mexico State
  • Finished the regular season on a hot streak, winning nine of her last 11 matches
  • Final14-9 record in singles
  • Teamed with Olga Boulytcheva in doubles for the last half of the season where the two went 14-0
  • All-Mountain West Conference in singles

2006-2007 | Senior Year

  • Ranked No. 3 in the NCAA Central Region preseason polls
  • She and doubles partner Sofia Holden placed second in the Wilson/ITA Central-West Championships
  • Undefeated at the MWC tournament
  • Finished the season with her career best record at 25-13 on the year in singles and 23-12 in doubles
  • Received All-MWC First Team honors in both singles and doubles