Jennifer Donahue
Jennifer Donahue

Player Profile

Westlake Village, CA

High School:



Overview — Returning walk-on who earned a scholarship for her senior season … Will be expected to provide leadership …?Great athlete … Moves well … Plays an aggressive game.
Fall 2000 — Played in two matches in the fall, registering a 1-1 record …?Won her first-round match at the ITA Regionals, defeating Suzanne Ferguson of Long Beach State, 6-2, 6-1 …?Dropped her second-round match to USC’s Krissy Hamilton, 6-1, 6-1 … Teamed with Catherine Hawley to post a 1-2 fall doubles mark … Reached the second round of qualifying at the ITA Regionals, defeating SDSU’s Chidley/Akerbrandt, 8-1 in the opening round.
1999-2000 — Posted a 2-4 overall record in singles and 2-5 mark in doubles play … Defeated Trisha Marino of Cal State Fullerton, 6-2, 6-2 in ITA Regional qualifying …?Fell in the second round to Cheryl Kindred of Long Beach St,. 6-4, 6-1 …?Teamed with Catherine Hawley, advancing to the second round of the main draw at the ITA Regionals … Defeated Long Beach State’s Ferguson/Pompel in the first round … Saw action in three dual matches in the spring … Defeated Shaheen Bhanji of Cal State Northridge, 6-3, 7-5 in a dual match on Jan. 21 … Also saw singles action against Fresno State and Oregon … Posted a 1-1 singles record in the fall.
1998-1999 — Recorded a 1-3 overall singles mark …?Registered an 8-5 victory over LMU’s Holli Freudenberg in ITA Regional qualifying action … Lost only doubles match, teaming with Lindsay Taub at the ITA Regionals. 1997-1998 — Did not compete in rookie season.
High School / Juniors — Lettered three years in tennis and one in soccer at Agoura High … Earned first-team all-league honors as a senior and second-team recognition two previous years … Team captain and MVP as a senior … Received Coaches Award as a junior and Most Improved as a sophomore … Helped team place second in the league as a junior and senior and reach CIF Tournament … Named 1997 Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Personal — Full name is Jennifer Erin Donahue … Born July 31, 1979 in Burbank, Calif. … Youngest of three daughters of Terry and Andrea Donahue … Sisters are Nicole and Michele … Father is former UCLA head football coach and now an executive with the San Francisco 49ers … Brother-in-law, Tayt Ianni, played Major League Soccer for the San Jose Clash and was a two-time all-region selection as a UCLA defender …?Majoring in history.