Women's Tennis

Julia Dunbar  
Julia  Dunbar

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Westlake, OH

High School:
Westlake

Height:
5-4


DUNBAR'S CAREER STATS
SINGLES Total 1 2 3 4 5 6 Dual Tour Conf
2015-16 6-6 --- --- --- --- 1-0 5-6 6-6 --- 2-2
Totals 6-6 --- --- --- --- 1-0 5-6 6-6 --- 2-2
DOUBLES Total 1 2 3 Dual Tour Conf
2015-16 7-6 --- --- 7-6 7-6 --- 4-2
Totals 7-6 --- --- 7-6 7-6 --- 4-2
2014-15:
  • Recorded nine singles victories
  • Saw time at the 4, 5 and 6 spots
  • Posted a 7-6 doubles record, including 2-2 in the MAAC
  • Played at least twice at every doubles position
    2015-16:
    • Played in 12 singles matches, posting an even 6-6 record
    • Recorded a 1-0 mark at number five singles and 5-6 at number six
    • Played in 13 doubles matches, amassing a 7-6 record

      GENERAL:
      • Dedicated, hard-working individual, who puts her all into everything she does
      • Athletically, she is well-conditioned, and highly motivated to do her best
      • Has numerous awards to her credit on the tennis court, in the classroom, and out in the community
      • Possesses USTA experience
      • 2014 Jeremy Cares Scholarship winner for her volunteer work with the organization as well as being a cancer survivor herself
      • Siena College presidential scholar.

      BEFORE SIENA:
      • At Westlake, she was awarded the Kiwanis Club High Honor Roll Distinction Award and the Presidential Academic Achievement Award
      • Co-president of the school's National Art Honor Society and the National Honor Society
      • Was a Gold Racquet Award recipient from the Ohio Tennis Coaches Association
      • Named the Midwest Marian Wood Baird Cup Achievement Award recipient at USTA District Cup Tournament - award is given to graduating senior who shows leadership skills and education/excellence in classroom off the court and tennis accomplishments on the court
      • A First Team All-Conference recipient all four years and was conference MVP in 2013
      • Qualified at the State Tennis Tournament three of her four years in high school where she was team captain her final two seasons

      PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:
      • Was a Special Needs Student Assistant her entire high school career, and a Peer Tutor/Peer Mediator
      • Served as West Shore special needs summer camp volunteer and Relay for Life event coordinator
      • Helped instruct tennis at a special needs summer tennis program for young adults
      • Acted as a USTA assistant tournament director
      • Chose Siena because of the smaller class sizes and friendly advisors, and because the athletic program is comprehensive and the right level of competition.
      • Her aunt, Vicki Nelson Dunbar, played tennis for Rollins College and played professionally for 10 years, holding the record for the longest women's tennis match (6:31) and longest point (29 minute, 643-shot rally) in professional tennis history.

      GETTING TO KNOW JULIA:
        Nickname: Juju
        One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: If I could just not work and create non-profits or organizations like them to help people, my life would for the most part be complete
        Why did you choose Siena: Siena had a great combination of athletics (such as the level of competition, coach, and team) and academics that suited what I was looking for
        If I didn't play tennis I would: Probably play another sport and have focused more on art
        My favorite TV show is: Suits
        My favorite books is: Wuthering Heights
        My favorite food is: Hummus, at least for now
        My favorite website is: Pinterest
        If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to (why)?: As of now, probably back to California, so I could visit family I haven't seen in awhile
        The person I would pick as my dream doubles partner is: Probably one of the Bryan Bros. they are both very good and have a lot of doubles experience
        The person I would most like to play a singles match with is: Andre Agassi, he was a good player and I really liked his book
        If I could meet anyone in the world, it would be: My grandpa who passed away before I was born
        What song/band is most likely to be playing on your iPod: Clocks by Coldplay
        What reality show could you see yourself being a part?: Top Chef, I love to cook and try new food
        Words to live by: The only thing permanent in life is change
        Three words to describe yourself: Hardworking, loyal and compassionate
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