Jo Garvey

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Saltburn by the Sea, U.K.

    High School:
    Huntcliff Secondary School

    Height:
    5-9

    Experience:
    3L

    Hits:
    Right

    Jo Garvey

    07/10/2014

    Houston Earns ITA's Top Academic Honor Once Again

    Five Cougars earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors on Thursday

    04/15/2014

    Houston Blanks PVAMU on Senior Day

    The Cougars end the regular season with a record of 19-4; already most wins since the 2006 season

    04/14/2014

    No. 27 Houston to Recognize Three on Senior Day

    Seniors Celia Fraser, Dionne Sanders, and Jo Garvey will be honored before Tuesday's match

    04/03/2014

    Getting to Know Elena Kordolaimi

    Kordolaimi has won a team-high tying five consecutive matches

    09/26/2013

    Houston Tennis Splits Squad for Second Straight Week

    Cougars compete at Rice Invitational and prestigious Riviera/ITA All-American Championships this weekend

    CAREER HONORS
    ITA Scholar Athlete (2013)
    C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2013)
    C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012)
    C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2011)

    JUNIOR (2012-13)
    Posted a combined record of 14-13 in dual match play... went 3-6 in singles action at positions 4-6... cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win over Southern Miss' Emily Nettles in Houston shutout win... also picked up straight-sets victories over opponents from UTPA and Manhattan... went 11-7 overall in doubles play at 10-7 with partner Elena Kordolaimi primarily at the No. 2 position... held opposition to one game or less on four occasions... competed in two tournaments during the fall season, going 1-2 in singles play and 0-3 in doubles action.

    SOPHOMORE (2011-12)
    Played in only two singles matches in dual play, winning both in straight sets at the No. 6 position... defeated Jessica Easdale of Bowling Green by a score of 6-3, 6-0 on March 18 in Las Vegas... followed up on March 23 with a 6-0, 6-0 shutout of Prairie View A&M's Capra Fellows... went 1-3 in doubles play during the spring at the No. 3 position... earned a 5-6 record in singles play during the fall season for an overall singles mark of 7-6... topped Janelle Fung of Arkansas State by a score of 6-1, 6-3 to claim the navy flight consolation title at the Persona Legal Resources Cougar Fall Draw ... posted a 6-7 doubles mark in fall play for an overall record of 7-10 during the 2011-12 campaign... teamed up with Celia Fraser to defeat San Diego State's Somoracz and Antonana-Iriarte at the SDSU Fall Tennis Classic.

    FRESHMAN (2010-11)
    Posted a 6-5 singles mark in dual play in her first season as a Cougar... played primarily at the No. 6 position, recording a 4-3 mark... scored first collegiate dual match victory with a straight-sets shutout of Centenary's Caitlin Orschel on Jan. 28... tallied wins in Houston road victories over Grambling State, UMKC and IUPUI... compiled a 3-5 doubles record in dual play at all three positions... competed in three tournaments in the fall, compiling a singles record of 3-5 and a doubles mark of 5-5 with three partners... earned first collegiate victory at the Rice Invitational on Oct. 10, defeating Leah Smith of Lee College by a score of 7-6(4), 4-6, 10-6... advanced to the singles semifinals of the Cougar Fall Draw... cruised past Katie Ottenbreit of UTSA by a score of 6-0, 6-1... followed up with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over UTPA's Dana Nazarova... notched a doubles record of 4-2 with Maja Kazimieruk... reached the doubles semifinals of the Cougar Fall Draw with Kazimieruk, posting victories over duos from UTPA and Lee College... finished the 2010-11 season with a combined singles and doubles record of 17-20.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Attended Huntcliff Secondary School in Saitburn, U.K... played primarily at the No. 2 singles position... club team, Tennis World, reached the finals of National League in 2009 and 2010, where the top eight teams in the county advance... also played soccer and cricket.

    PERSONAL
    Born March 6, 1992, in Durham, England... full name is Josephine Rose Garvey... daughter of Jon and Sue Garvey... enjoys listening to music and playing soccer in her spare time.

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