Jessika Mozia
Jessika Mozia


Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Colorado Academy


Minnesota Eliminates MSU in First Round

The Gophers will take on No. 1 seeded Michigan in the quarterfinal round Friday


Gophers Edge No. 34 Purdue on Senior Day

Seniors Tereza Brichacova and Aria Lambert won their final singles matches at the Baseline Tennis Center


Gophers Top Huskers, Earn 10th Home Win

Minnesota defeated Nebraska, 5-2, to improve to 15-6 on the year


Gophers Prevail at Rutgers, 5-2

Minnesota improved to 12-6 on the year, including 2-2 in the Big Ten


Minnesota Upends Florida Gulf Coast, 6-1

The No. 59 Gophers won their sixth match in a row


Day Two Gopher Invitational

Women's Tennis

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Had a 19-17 singles record and a 20-10 doubles ledger • in the spring season, went 11-14 in singles and 14-5 in doubles • played at position Nos. 2 and 3 in both singles and doubles • nine of 11 wins in the spring came in straight sets • topped Michigan State's Aslina Chua, 6-3, 6-4, to clinch the team's first-round conference tournament win over the Spartans (April 23) • went 12-5 with Julia Courter in dual match doubles, setting a team-high for spring wins • went 5-4 in Big Ten play with Courter • duo had a five-match win streak from Jan. 18 to Feb. 20 • finished the fall with an 8-3 singles record and a 6-5 doubles record • tied for the team lead in fall singles wins • went 3-1 at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 19-21) • made it through the qualifying draw and to the main draw's round of 32 at the ITA Central Region Championships (Oct. 16-20) • defeated opponents from Boston University and Dartmouth at the Big Green Invitational (Oct. 31-Nov. 2) • won a Gopher Invitational doubles title and placed second in a separate doubles draw at the tournament with Paula Rincon-Otero (Sept. 19-20) • also finished second in doubles with Caroline Ryba at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 21) • picked up an 8-0 win with Julia Courter against Boston University at the Big Green Invitational (Oct. 31).

Finished the year with a 23-17 record and a 16-17 doubles record • in the spring, went 13-12 in singles and 10-11 in doubles • had a 12-5 singles record at the Baseline Tennis Center and was 10-3 in three-set matches • won four times in Big Ten singles play • earned wins in eight of nine matches from Sept. 20 to Oct. 18 and did the same from from Feb. 16 to March 23 • won 10 of her first 11 spring doubles matches with Mozia (Jan. 19-March 8) • tied for the team lead with 10 fall wins, going 10-5 • won the Gopher Invitational en route to winning eight of her first nine fall singles matches • went 6-6 in doubles in the fall with three different partners.

Was named Minnesota's Co-Most Improved Athlete after leading the Gophers with a 22-18 overall singles record in her first year with the team • During the spring season, played mostly at the fourth position, but saw time at the Nos. 2, No. 3, and No. 5 positions, as well • held a winning streak of six matches from Feb. 16 to March 22 • topped Wisconsin's Lauren Burich, 6-3, 6-3, in the conference season opener (Feb. 24) • defeated Maggy Lehmicke of No. 14 Nebraska in three sets (April 19) • posted an overall doubles record of 16-16, including a 6-5 record with teammate Aria Lambert and a 5-6 ledger with Yuliana Umanets • had a 9-5 singles and a 6-6 doubles record in the fall • made her collegiate debut at the Gopher Invitational (Sept. 14-16) and notched a 6-2, 6-3 win over Christina Colarossi (Wisconsin-Milwaukee) • advanced to the semifinals of the tournament • defeated Christina Harazin (Iowa) in the third place match • went 2-2 in doubles, including a win over Ankita Bhatia and Daphne Friedrichs (Eastern Michigan) in the opening round • paired with Aria Lambert in doubles at the Wildcat Invitational (Oct. 14-16) and won the championship title in the Black Draw with an 8-6 defeat of Ellen Silver and Annette Dohanics (Iowa) • competed in the singles competition and finished second in the Green Draw • qualified for the USTA/ITA Central Region Championships (Oct. 17-21) with two victories in qualifying play • fell to Zita Engbroks of Oklahoma in the round of 32 • teamed with Aria Lambert in doubles, winning in the opening round against Maria Toro Moreno and Stephanie Hollis (St. Louis) • finished third at the Kitty Harrison Invitational (Nov. 9-11) with the defeat of Kai Broomfield (Marshall) in three sets.

Four-star tennis recruit • No. 1 singles player at Colorado Academy • compiled an 86-5 record throughout high school career • made Prince Top 100 list twice • 2010 and 2012 Colorado State Champion and was a state finalist in 2009 • honored as MVP for four consecutive years • four-time all-league first team • four-time Metro League First Team • twice recognized as Player of the Week by Denver Post Newspaper and NBC Channel 9 • five-time recipient of USTA National Sportsmanship Award • one of four recepients of the 2009-2010 Bill Talbert National Junior Award • four-year varsity letterwinner • named Senior of the Year • received Simms Alumni Athletic Award • an honor student • recipient of Violin Honors, performing four recitals per year • also a highly-competitive USTA player, ranked sectionally and sectionally.

Born January 14, 1994 • daughter of Pius and Brenda Mozia • has a brother named Matthew who also played tennis in college and on the pro circut • father, Pius, had a collegiate tennis career and also played professionally • in her spare time, she enjoys creative writing, coaching wheelchair tennis, volunteering with the Special Olympics, and playing the violin • is a published author of two poems, "A Celebration of Poets" and "Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans", as well as a short story • lists most memorable sports thrills as winning the silver ball at the Park City, Utah National Tournament in doubles play and winning her first match at the 10k Pro-Circuit Tournament in Fort Worth, Texas • majoring in Pre-Med and Psychology.

Jessika Mozia's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2012-13 22-18 16-16
2013-14 23-17 16-17
2014-15 19-17 20-10
Career Totals 64-52 52-43


Gophers Wrap Up Fall Season


Ryba, Safdar and Vujic wrapped up the Gophers fall season this weekend at the Thunderbird Invitational with Vujic picking up two singles wins.

Gophers Add Bihel, Kreinis


Minnesota has signed two student-athletes to National Letter of Intents for the 2016-17 season.

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