Jessika Mozia  
Jessika Mozia

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Colorado Academy


11/02/2014

Gophers Cap Big Green Invite, Fall Season

Minnesota won four times in singles and once in doubles in its final fall outing

11/01/2014

Mozia Gains Gophers' Lone Singles Win

Jessika Mozia earned a three-set singles victory against Dartmouth's Akiko Okuda Saturday

10/31/2014

Gophers Shine in Granite State

Minnesota went 6-2 in singles and 3-1 in doubles on the first day of the Big Green Invitational

10/30/2014

Minnesota to Finish Fall at Big Green Invite

The Gophers will play singles and doubles at the three-day tournament, hosted by Dartmouth

10/18/2014

Brichacova and Safdar Reach Quarterfinals

The tandem won twice in doubles Saturday at the ITA Central Region Championships

09/20/2014

Day Two Gopher Invitational

Women's Tennis

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2014-15 JUNIOR SEASON
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).

2013-14 • SOPHOMORE SEASON
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.

2012-13
FRESHMAN SEASON
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.

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
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.

PERSONAL
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 8-3 6-5
Career Totals 53-38 38-38