Rachel Janssen

Rachel Janssen

Yr. Sr.
Hometown Fort Wayne, Ind.
High School Dwenger

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.