Jody Scheldt
Jody Scheldt

Player Profile

San Diego, CA

High School:
Fallbrook HS

Last College:
University of Iowa

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 135



An offensive baseliner that possesses a strong forehand...a consummate team player that is a natural doubles player in terms of her doubles sense...a solid middle lineup player last year, vying for fourth spot in 2003...teamed with Jieun Jacobs, the duo finished fall ranked No. 32 by ITA in doubles...FALL 2002: Only competed in one singles event due to shoulder injury in early Thunderbirds Invitational, was upended in first round by Hilary Adams of Duke...advanced to quarterfinal round of consolation bracket by defeating Hayley McIver of Kansas State... paired with Jieun Jacobs in doubles, ranked No. 32 in fall...the duo put together a 4-1 record...dropped first match of season to Fresno State's Jovanovic/Winterhalter in first round at regionals...went on to win four straight matches, being crowned champions of Thunderbirds Invitational with victory over Abromeit and Arasu of Duke, 8-2...2001-02: Competed with Raquel Kops-Jones in NCAA Doubles Championship, losing to Indiana's Schlukebir/Tran in first round...joined team in January, just before the regular NCAA Regionals, defeated BYU's Brooke Beverley, 6-4, 6-0 to help Cal to 4-0 victory...dominated USC's Anita Loyola 6-1, 6-2 in Bears' 4-3 upset over USC on 4/6...season highlight was near-perfect match over Oregon's Ester Bak...embarrassed Bak, 6-0, 6-0...won first three matches as a Golden Bear, and four of first five...advanced to the finals of her draw at the Pac-10 Indoors in January in her first event with the team, defeating Washington State's Nora Gaal in the semis...paired with Kops-Jones in doubles...played exclusively on No. 1 court, compiling 10-10 dual match record...pair won eight of first nine, including first three three match stretch in March, tandem defeated the ninth, 10th and 11th ranked teams in the nation...was paired with Jieun Jacobs during NCAA team championship...2000-01: With University of Iowa, worked with Tony Neykova in doubles, amassing 4-2 dual record in doubles top spot to help Iowa to 12-10 record, good for fifth place in competitive Big Ten conference...also paired with Megan Kearney in tournaments, putting up 4-11 mark in second singles, worked in lower half of lineup, producing a 7-4 record, including 2-2 mark in dual play. PERSONAL/PREVIOUS: Was MVP of her high school tennis team for three years...ranked in top 50 nationally in singles play...ranked 9th in 18's singles by Southern California Tennis Association...highlight of her career came when she won Silver Ball by advancing to 16's Hardcourt National finals in San high school, was listed on principal's honor roll for four years...Edwin J. Wachter, grandfather, graduated from Cal in 1936...parents are Joan and Steve Scheldt of San, Eric, 21, attends UC San Diego...born on November 22, 1982 in San Diego.

SCHELDT'S Career Record

		Singles		Doubles
		Dual	Overall	Dual	Overall
2000-01	         2-2	7-4	8-13	15-16
2001-02	         12-8	15-9	10-10	10-12
2002-03		21-4	32-8	18-10	24-12
Fall'03           0-0      10-2      0-0       6-2
Totals		35-14	64-23	36-33	55-42
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