Should be a top-four singles player for the Saints in her final season and will likely earn a starting doubles spot...The hardest hitter on the team; her ball goes through the court very fast...Produces excellent strokes from both sides.
At Siena: Finished the 2009-10 season with a 5-14 singles record playing exclusively No. 3 singles (4-9 in dual matches, 3-4 in MAAC play)...Posted an improved 6-9 doubles record teaming mainly with Brittany Filip (4-7 in dual matches 4-2 in MAAC)...As a sophomore in 2008-09 ended with a 4-9 singles record playing No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 (4-9 in dual matches and 3-3 in MAAC) and a 2-11 doubles mark (2-11 in dual matches and 1-4 in MAAC)...As a rookie in 2007-08, registered a 9-17 singles record seeing action at No. 2, No.3 and No. 4 singles (6-13 in dual matches and 3-4 in MAAC) and an 8-13 doubles record (7-11 in dual matches and 4-2 in MAAC).
Before Siena: Was a standout three sport athlete at Springfield High School...Played #1 singles for four years on the varsity team...Also lettered in soccer and basketball...Graduated fourth in a class of 120.
Personal: Born in Perkinsville, Vermont on June 2, 1989...Daughter of James and Pauline Asselin...Biochemistry major at Siena...Older sister Jennifer attended Roger Williams...Enjoys music and plays the piano...Active member of community who volunteers with various church activities and participates in Saints in the Community initiatives.
Getting to Know Jessica
Favorite class: History
What I like most about Coach Christodoulou: He is always trying to make us laugh
Favorite book: The Historian
Favorite TV show: Gossip Girl
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to (why): Greece, so I could stay for free with coach... and because I've always wanted to go for some reason.