10th annual Iggy Awards for Los Angeles Airport Marriott on Apr. 30, 2015.
Jessica Perez is in her fourth year at LMU...earned honorable mention All-WCC as a singles player, and second team All-WCC as a doubles player, as a freshman...took home second team All-WCC honors as a sophomore in 2015.
AT LMU 2015-16
Went 11-15 overall, including 8-12 in duals playing at #1 singles...was 3-3 in tournament play...was 8-11 as a doubles player, including 8-9 in dual play.
Second team All-WCC selection for singles play...went 13-16 overall, including 9-14 playing at #1 singles...was 4-2 in tournament play...won her first four matches, including winning her draw at the San Diego State Fall Classic...defeated then-#9 Lorraine Guillermo of Pepperdine, who went on to be named WCC Player of the Year...also posted victories over opponents from #73 UC Irvine, #52 BYU and #45 Saint Mary's...was 8-19 as a doubles player, including 3-3 in WCC play...went 2-0 against #16 Pepperdine and #55 Portland while teamed with Anna Romeka at #3 doubles, earning WCC Doubles Team of the Week.
Finished the year 8-12 as a singles player, including 7-8 on court #2, en route to earning honorable mention All-WCC honors...recorded a pair of singles victories over WCC opponents...teamed with Miya Jin at #1 doubles, going 11-8 overall to earn second team All-WCC honors...was 2-5 in doubles against WCC foes.
Perez attended Dana Hills High School in Dana Hills, Calif...she was a four year varsity letter winner under coaches Justin Green and Mark Spearman...was All-League for the South Coast League all four years...she was named to the All-CIF team for four years and was named All-State twice...garnered numerous player of the week selections...named Player of the Year during her junior season...won CIF and state championships...named SoCal player of the year...finished her senior year ranked #21 in the country.
Jessica Perez was born on December 2, 1994 in Mission Viejo, Calif. before moving to Laguna Niguel, Calif...she is the daughter of Hector and Crista Perez...was recruited by over 15 notable Division I schools...she chose LMU because of the people, the atmosphere, and the strong athletic community...majoring in humanities and minoring in journalism...enjoys writing, working out, and watching movies.