Jesse Ross
Jesse Ross
Height: 6-5
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ventura, Calif.
High School: Laurel Springs HS
Major: Undeclared

2014 Action Photos

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-2014: SINGLES:  Posted a 3-9 mark overall during his freshman season, including dual matches … played primarily at the No. 6 or No. 5 position … shut out Willamette University’s Blake Brash 6-0, 6-0 on March 28 … edged out San Francisco’s Rich Van Hout 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 on March 7 … handed Gonzaga's No. 6 singles player, Pablo Mosquera, his first dual match loss of the year, with a 6-4, 6-4 triumph on March 2 ... win marked Ross' first NCAA singles win, and was an excellent performance over a previously undefeated opponent ... in the No. 5 position, dropped tough matches to No. 69 New Mexico and UC Davis in January and February ... in the No. 4 postion, fell against Max de Vroome from No. 4 USC on January 18.  DOUBLES: Recorded a 3-6 mark in dual matches with partner Mikheil Khmiadashvili … played primarily at the No. 3 doubles position … grinded out an 8-6 victory over No. 57 San Diego State’s Jonas Meinzer and Milen Ianakiev on February 20 … notched 6-3 win over UC Santa Cruz's Kyle Richter and Sean Hollister on February 1 ... came together for a 6-4 win in their NCAA debuts against UC Davis' Parker Kelley and Adam Luba at No. 3 position on January 18. 

HIGH SCHOOL:  Attended Laurel Springs High School in Ojai, Calif. … ranked the No. 9 singles player in Southern California … 4 star recruit … Ranked No. 85 nationally by tennisrecruiting.net.

PERSONAL: Enjoys pottery, aeronautics, reading and cooking … career goals include winning the conference tournament, making the NCAA tournament and advancing to the next level … father, David Ross, is a retired sales representative who attended Cal Poly… mother, Robyn Ross, is a homemaker who attended UC Santa Barbara ... has an older brother, Travis.

Why Jesse chose Santa Clara?

“I chose Santa Clara University because it offers the perfect balance between academics and athletics. I believe Santa Clara will help me achieve my dreams and goals.”