Jacki Farr
Jacki Farr


Freeport, Ill.

High School:

2000-01 Highlights: Named to the All-Midwestern Collegiate Conference First Team for the fourth straight season...won the Horizon League?s highest honor, receiving the Cecil N. Coleman Medal honor which recognizes the top senior student-athlete?finished her senior campaign with a 15-20 singles and 16-20 doubles record, competing in the No. 1 singles spot while playing in all three doubles positions...finished the year with five straight singles wins, including a straight sets triumph over Butler?s Amy Steiner in the MCC Tournament championship match...tallied a straight-sets win over Anna Pavlovic of Marquette in the Flames? season-opening upset of the then nationally-ranked Golden Eagles...posted back-to-back doubles flight titles in the fall at the DePaul Invitational and Falcon Classic with teammate Ayca Gumuscu...with her doubles win versus Detroit on April13 with teammate Karen Liwanpo, she took over first place on the UIC career doubles victories list...finished her career with 84 doubles wins...ranked third on the UIC all-time singles victories list with 78.

1999-2000 Highlights: Honored as the 2000 Midwestern Collegiate Conference Women?s Tennis Player of the Year?also was named to the All-MCC squad for the third-straight season?made the move from No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles last season, to No. 1 singles and doubles during her junior year?compiled a 16-22 singles record and 18-19 doubles slate?she went 9-2 with current doubles partner Nicole Derouin?competed at the ITA Regional Championships in both singles and doubles...needs 20 singles and 13 doubles wins as a senior to claim the UIC all-time record in both categories.

1998-99 Highlights: Named to the All-MCC squad for the second consecutive season...named UIC team MVP...won 10 of her final 11 singles matches of the season...over her last nine singles matches, prior to the NCAA Regional, lost a total of just 13 games...posted her second straight 20-win season in singles Competition with a 21-20 ledger...competed at the ITA Midwest Region Championship in November...won 14 of her last 17 singles outings...teamed with Serena Xie for a 27-12 record in doubles action including a 16-6 mark at the No. 2 position...the tandem won 11 of their last 13 matches and nine of their last 10...recipient of the Avery Brundage Award.

1997-98 Highlights: Turned in the finest season ever by a UIC freshman, going 26-10 in singles play...her 26 victories are the most ever by a Flames' freshman...the 26 wins also rank as the third-most in UIC history for a single campaign...All-MCC selection...also voted UIC MVP...won the No. 1 singles title at the MCC Championships with a 6-3, 6-0, victory over Amy Cywinski of Wisconsin-Green Bay...won 15 of her final 16 singles outings including her last 11...teamed Serena Xie to post a 16-6 doubles record including a 12-3 mark at the No. 2 hole...teamed with Sara Jackson to compete in doubles competition at the Rolex Regional in Madison, Wis...captured first place in flight B at the St.Louis Billiken Fall Classic?recipient of the Avery Brundage Award.

Prep/Personal: No. 1 singles player for Freeport High School which won both conference and sectional titles in 1997...four-time team MVP and captain...member of four sectional championship teams...finished in the top ten state as a senior...placed in the top 24 in Illinois as a freshman, the top 16 as a sophomore and the top 32 as a junior...four-year letterwinner in tennis...also earned one letter in track...member of the National Honor Society...was an all-conference academic team selection for four seasons...student council president as a senior...daughter of Craig and Lucia Farr...born January 11, 1979...majoring in management/marketing?is the President of the UIC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.