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Rachel Janssen
2005-06 Women's Tennis
Fort Wayne, Ind.
Rachel Janssen

2006-2007: A First Team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... recipient of Mid-Con Athlete of the Week honor four times as a senior ... won a team-high 19 singles matches playing at the top spot in the lineup ... advanced to the finals of the DePauw Invitational in the A Flight ... played number one doubles with Kate Evangelist and Julie Wingstrom ... earned Valpo's lone point in the Mid-Con semifinals against IUPUI ... finished career with 62 singles wins, including 20 in Mid-Con action ... won 51 doubles matches, including 20 in league play, over the four year career ... team's Singles co-Player of the Year ... team's Most Valuable Player ... team captain.

2005-2006: Named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team ... Mid-Con Athlete of the Week three times ... played at the top of the lineup for Valparaiso as a junior ... went 14-11 in singles, including 4-1 in Mid-Con play ... played nine three-set matches on the season ... won 12 doubles matches, including a 4-2 mark in Mid-Con play, all at the top spot ... a member of the Mid-Con All-Academic Team ... named to the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

2004-2005: Named to the Mid-Continent Conference First Team ... twice named Mid-Con Athlete of the Week ... Mid-Con Athlete of the Month for April ... posted a 14-12 singles record at the top spot in the lineup ... was 7-1 in Mid-Con singles action ... won 10 of last 14 matches overall ... finished 12-6 in doubles action, mainly at the second spot .. was 6-1 in Mid-Con doubles contests ... named to the Mid-Con All-Academic Team.

2003-2004: Mid-Continent Conference Newcomer of the Year ... named to the Mid-Con Second Team ... named Mid-Con Player of the Week on October 14 and February 24 ... finished with a 15-8 singles record, playing mainly second in the lineup ... went 5-1 in Mid-Con action ... went 12-3 at third doubles with Jill Dierberg ... the duo was 5-0 in Mid-Con play ... went 6-0 overall in doubles in conference action.

Prep: A four-time All-Conference selection ... a First Team All-State selection as a senior ... two-time All-Area and All-District selection ... named Honorable Mention All-State as a junior ... News Sentinel Prep Sports Tennis Player of the Year in 2003 ... an Academic All-State selection ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Rachel is the daughter of Gerrit and Beth Janssen ... major is mathematics ... born March 2, 1984.

2005-06 Women's Tennis
Whitney ChadaJr.Downers Grove, Ill.
Jill DierbergSr.St. Louis, Mo.
Kate EvangelistJr.Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Lindsey GustafsonFr.Naperville, Ill.
Rachel JanssenJr.Fort Wayne, Ind.
Molly KeiferFr.Richmond, Ind.
Kim SajevicFr.Woodbury, Minn.
Jenny SchwartzFr.Aurora, Ill.
Charmaine StanislawSr.Libertyville, Ill.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler