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					2009
Wo m e n ’s Te n n i s
            2 0 0 8 - 0 9 S a n J o s e S t a t e W o m e n ’s Te n n i s Te a m
Name                             Ht.   Y r.   Exp.   Hometown (Prev School)
Silvana Dukic                    5-5   SR     3L     Santa Clara, Calif. (Santa Clara HS)
Anna Guzman                      5-5   SO     1L     San Jose, Calif. (Leigh HS)
Sanda Hadzisabic                 5-3   SR     3L     A m a r i l l o , Te x a s ( Ta s c o s a H S )
Kerri Kummer                     5-9   FR     HS     Pleasanton, Calif. (Foothill HS)
Megan Kummer                     5-8   JR     JC     Pleasanton, Calif. (Chabot College)
Olivia Marshall                  5-9   SO     TR     P a r a d i s e Va l l e y, A r i z . ( C h a p p a r a l H S )
Amber Silverstone                5-4   SR     3L     London, England (Davies, Laing & Dick HS)
J e n n i f e r Wi l l i a m s   5-7   JR     2L     E l m h u r s t , I l l . ( Yo r k H S )

H e a d C o a c h : A n h - D a o N g u y e n - C h u rc h ( 1 7 t h s e a s o n )
A s s i s t a n t C o a c h : B y ro n N e p o m u c e n o ( 8 t h s e a s o n )
Vo l u n t e e r A s s i s t a n t : M a t t T h o r n t o n ( 2 n d s e a s o n )
                          General Information
                                         UNIVERSITY INFORMATION
                  2009 Schedule                                                                        Nickname. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spartans
Sun, Feb 01       CSU Bakersfield    at Bakersfield, Calif.                       11:00 a.m.
Wed, Feb 04       UC Santa Cruz      San Jose, Calif.                              2:00 p.m.           Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . San Jose, California 95192
                                                                                                       Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1857
Thu, Feb 19       Santa Clara        at Santa Clara, Calif.                        2:00 p.m.
                                                                                                       Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31,906
Fri, Feb 20       Sonoma State       at Rohnert Park, Calif.                       2:00 p.m.
                                                                                                       Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gold, White & Blue
Tue, Feb 24       UC Davis           San Jose, Calif.                              1:30 p.m.
                                                                                                       Conference. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Western Athletic
Sat, Feb 28       UC Santa Barbara at Santa Barbara, Calif.                       11:00 a.m.           President. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jon Whitmore
Sat, Mar 07       CSU Bakersfield    San Jose, Calif.                             11:00 a.m.           Athletics Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tom Bowen
Sun, Mar 08       Southern Utah      San Jose, Calif.                             10:00 a.m.
Thu, Mar 12       Gonzaga            at Palm Springs, Calif.                       1:00 p.m.           TENNIS STAFF
Fri, Mar 13       Sacred Heart       at Palm Springs, Calif.                       1:00 p.m.           Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anh-Dao Nguyen-Church (16 years)
Sat, Mar 14       Toledo             at Palm Springs, Calif.                      10:00 a.m.                                                                                  San Jose State, 1988
Tue, Mar 17       Northern Colorado San Jose, Calif.                               2:00 p.m.           Tennis Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (408) 924-1327
Thu, Mar 19       Boise State *      San Jose, Calif.                              2:00 p.m.           Record at SJSU. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148-211
                                                                                                       Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186-246
Fri, Mar 20       UTEP               San Jose, Calif.                              1:00 p.m.
                                                                                                       Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Byron Nepomuceno (7 years)
Thu, Mar 26       Cal State L.A.     San Jose, Calif.                              2:00 p.m.
                                                                                                       Volunteer Assistant Coach. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Matt Thornton (1 year)
                 Las Vegas Round Robin
Fri, Mar 27       Idaho State        at Las Vegas, Nev.                             6:00 p.m.          MEDIA RELATIONS
Sat, Mar 28       Southern Utah      at Las Vegas, Nev.                            11:00 a.m.          Women’s Tennis SID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dominic Urrutia
Tue, Mar 31       Sonoma State       San Jose, Calif.                              2:00 p.m.           Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (408) 924-1212
Fri, Apr 03       Nevada *           at Reno, Nev.                                  9:00 a.m.          Office Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (408) 924-1291
Sat, Apr 04       Fresno State       at Reno, Nev.                                  9:30 a.m.          Cell Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (209) 598-7179
Sat, Apr 04       New Mexico State * at Reno, Nev.                                 2:00 p.m.           Email. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . dominic.urrutia@sjsu.edu
Tue, Apr 07       Hawai'i *          San Jose, Calif.                              2:00 p.m.           Website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.sjsuspartans.com
Thu, Apr 09       Idaho *            San Jose, Calif.                              2:00 p.m.           Home Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spartan Tennis Complex
                                                                                                       Mailing Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . One Washington Square
Tue, Apr 14       UC Santa Cruz      at Santa Cruz, Calif.                         2:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                             San Jose, California 95192-0062
Fri, Apr 17       Louisiana Tech *   at Salt Lake City, Utah                      12:00 p.m.
Fri, Apr 17       Utah State *       at Salt Lake City, Utah                       4:00 p.m.
                                                                                                       2008 RECAP
                 WAC Championship                                                                      Letterwinners returning/lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5/2
Thu, Apr 23 - Sun, Apr 26            at Honolulu, Hawaii                                 TBA           2008 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-10
                        All Times Pacific - Home Matches in Bold
                         Dates and Times are Subject to Change
                        * - Western Athletic Conference Matches




      The 2008-09 San Jose State University women’s tennis fact book is a production of the Sports Information Department. Content edited and layed out by Richard Stern. Editorial and
 design assistance by Lawrence Fan and Dominic Urrutia. Inside photography courtesy of Terrell Lloyd.
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 San Jose, CA 95192.
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                                               Coaching Staff

      Anh-Dao
    Nguyen-Church
            Head Coach
            17th Season


Anh-Dao Nguyen-Church, believed to be the first native of
Vietnam to become a head coach a NCAA Division I college
or university, is in her 17th season as the head coach of the
San Jose State University women’s tennis team. She is only
the third Spartan women’s tennis coaches with a winning
record during the dual-meet season.                              onship. She went on to earn her master’s degree in sports
                                                                 management from Saint Mary’s College in 1992.
                                        Since joining the
                                        Western Athletic         Her coaching career started in the 1987 season as San Jose
                                        Conference in 1997,      State’s assistant coach. In 1988, she was the boys’ assistant
                                        her teams have fin-      coach at Piedmont Hills High School in San Jose. Nguyen-
                                        ished in a fifth-place   Church was named head coach of the Santa Clara University
                                        tie at the conference    women’s tennis program for the 1990 season and led the
                                        championships in         team to its first winning record in dual-match action in 1991.
                                        five of the last six     The Broncos set a school record the following season with 15
                                        years. Her players       dual-match victories. Her three-season win-loss coaching
                                        have received all-       record at Santa Clara was 38-35.
                                        conference playing
                                        honors four times        An adept fund-raiser, she has raised funds for the Northern
                                        and conference aca-      California Tennis Association and San Jose Stateand Santa
                                        demic recognition 25     Clara Universities. Nguyen-Church oversaw the Spartans’
                                        times in the last 11     annual “Day with Billie Jean King & Friends,” a five-time
                                        seasons.                 tennis event that now provided scholarship assistance to San
                                                                 Jose State Universitywomen’s tennis student-athletes.
Nguyen-Church took over at San Jose State prior to the 1993
season. The Spartans had six straight losing seasons in dual-    She and her husband, Michael Church, the Defensive
match competition and failed to win at least 10 matches in       Coordinator for the Menlo College football team, have a son,
any of those seasons. By her fourth season as head coach, the    Kol, 6.
Spartans reached double digits in dual-match wins starting a
string of five consecutive seasons with 10 or more victories.
Two seasons later in 1998, San Jose State posted the first of
three consecutive winning
records in dual-match action.
Her win-loss coaching record
in dual matches is 125-192.

The 1988 San Jose State
University graduate majored
in human performance.
Nguyen-Church played for the
Spartans from 1984 through
1986. In 1985, she was the
NorPac Conference champion
- the last time a San Jose State
student-athlete won a confer-
ence tennis individual champi-


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                                          Coaching Staff
         Byron                                                               Matt
      Nepomuceno                                                           Thornton
        Assistant Coach                                                Volunteer Assistant
          8th Season                                                       2nd Season


Byron “Flash” Nepomuceno is in his seventh season as the         Matt Thornton is in his second season as a volunteer assis-
San Jose State University women’s tennis assistant coach.        tant with the San Jose State University women’s tennis team.
Nepomuceno has more than 25 years of coaching and teach-
ing experience at the college, club and professional levels.     The newest member to the Spartans staff has held positions
                                                                 in recreational, high school and college athletics. Thornton
Once the number-one ranked                                                                            assisted at Stanford
men’s singles player in the                                                                           University men’s basket-
Philippines, he was a three-                                                                          ball home games and
time letter winner in men’s ten-                                                                      served as an intern with
nis at the University of San                                                                          Spartan Sports
Francisco. Nepomueno is still                                                                         Properties, a division of
active and participates in U.S.                                                                       the nationwide market-
Tennis Association events in                                                                          ing firm, Learfield
Northern California. In 2004, he                                                                      Sports.
and his partner in mixed dou-
bles were ranked number-one                                                                            He began his coaching
in Northern California.                                                                                career in 2007 coaching
                                                                                                       boys basketball at
He was given the nickname, “Flash,” by childhood friend,                                               Hillbrook High in Los
Brad Gilbert, who is the former coach of both Andre Agassi                                             Gatos, Calif. Thornton
and Andy Roddick.                                                                                      also has worked as an
                                                                 instructor for recreational-based interests in the Northern
Nepomuceno began his college coaching career as the              California communities of Alameda, Campbell and Los
women’s head coach at the University of San Francisco in         Gatos.
1985. After three seasons, he took over the duties as the
Dons’ head coach for the men’s team in 1987. In his seven        The 2003 graduate of Holy Names University majored in
seasons as the USF men’s coach, the Dons had a best finish       business management. He was a two-year letter winner and
of second in the West Coast Conference Championships in          top performer for the men’s golf team. Thornton continued
1988. In 2006, the San Jose State Athletic Board named him       his education at San Jose State and earned his master’s
Assistant Coach of the Year.                                     degree in sports management in 2007.

                                 In 2008, Nepomuceno trav-
                                 eled to Anseong City, Korea,
                                 to represent the United
                                 States in the 13th World Soft
                                 Tennis Championship. The
                                 event, which takes place
                                 every four years, brings
                                 together nearly 500 athletes,
                                 representing more than 40
                                 countries. Nepomuceno
                                 competed in doubles and
                                 mixed doubles and compiled
                                 a combined record of 2-2. He
                                 and his mixed doubles part-
ner, Lien Truong, finished the tournament ranked in the top-
20 in the world.


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                                                Player Profiles
                                                                  and team Most Valuable Player in tennis (Coach Bruce
                                                                  Becker) at Santa Clara (Calif.) High School ... three-time El
     Silvana Dukic                                                Camino League and All-Central Coast Section selection ...
          5-5, SR, 3L                                             did not lose a singles match in league competition during
                                                                  her varsity career.
         Right-handed
       Santa Clara, Calif.                                        SILVANA: Majoring in business administration ... has aspi-
                                                                  rations of living in Europe after she graduates ... spent her
                                                                  freshman year living in Croatia ... enjoys folk dancing ... was
                                                                  ranked #12 among under-16’s in Northern California ... was
SAN JOSE STATE: In her fourth season ... three-time aca-          ranked #17 among under-18’s in Northern California ... born
demic All-Western Athletic Conference honoree ... 43-40 in        in San Jose, Calif., on March 28, 1987.
singles and 18-38 in doubles heading at the start of the 2008-
09 season.
                                                                                DUKIC’S CAREER STATISTICS
2007-08: Academic All-WAC ... third straight season in
which she won at least 10 singles matches with her 13-12            Season                    Singles           Doubles
win-loss record ... was third on the team for singles victories     2008 Fall                   2-4                1-3
... was 11-8 in dual match competition in singles ... played        2007-08                    13-12             8-12
primarily at #3 recoding an 8-5 record ... 8-12 playing dou-        2007 Fall                   2-5                0-2
bles playing primarily in the #2-spot with Dana Popescu or          2006-07                    13-16             5-14
Jennifer Williams ... had                                           2006-06                    17-11              5-10
a 5-3 record when                                                   Career                     47-48             19-41
teamed with Williams.

2006-07: Academic All-
WAC ... finished the
dual-match season with
a 10-10 record ... went 4-                                             Anna Guzman
4 at #3 and #4 singles                                                       5-5, SO, 1L
and 6-6 at #5 and #6 sin-
gles ... paired with                                                       Right-handed
Sanda Hadzisabic and                                                       San Jose, Calif.
had a record of 0-3 in the
fall ... finished 3-8 when
paired with Dana
Popescu at #2 and #3                                              SAN JOSE STATE: In her second season.
doubles ... finished the
season with a 0-2 record                                          2007-08 SEASON: Saw the most action of any freshman on
when paired with                                                  the team ... 6-11 in singles competition ... was the Spartans'
Courtney Koenigsfeld at                                           primary player at #6-singles and posted a 6-6 win-loss
#2 doubles ... compiled a                                         record ... played her most successful tennis at the end of the
record of 0-1 when paired with Jennifer Williams at #2 dou-       season going 4-3 ... 5-12 in doubles competition including 4-
bles ... Reached the consolation quarterfinals of the ITA         10 during the dual-
Regionals in Berkeley, Calif. during the Fall season.             match spring season ...
                                                                  played either in the
2005-06: Academic All-WAC ... one of the five Spartans to         number-two or num-
post a record of .500 or better in the 2006 dual-match season     ber-three doubles slot.
at 12-7 ... played at the #4 or #5 singles going 7-3 at #4 and
5-4 at #5 ... finished 2-7 when paired with Sanda Hadzisabic      LEIGH HIGH
at the #2 and #3 doubles ... finished the season with a record    SCHOOL: Three-time
of 5-3 when paired with Dana Popescu at #2 and #3 doubles         letter winner and team
... One of four Spartans to post a winning record in singles      Most Valuable Player
action in the fall season with a 5-4 mark ... 0-5 in doubles      (2005, 2006 and 2007) ...
tournament competition playing with two different partners.       Blossom Valley Division
                                                                  League champion in
SANTA CLARA HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time letter winner                 2006 & 2007 at Leigh

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                                           Player Profiles
High School (Coach Pam Zeilazowski) ... won the 2007             record ... teamed with Jennifer Williams for a 1-1 record at
Seascape Winter Jr. Open in Aptos, Calif. ... won NorCal         #3 doubles ... paired with Dana Popescu in doubles and fin-
Girls 18 & under Sectional four times (2004-2007) playing for    ished with a record of 0-1.
the Aces club team.
                                                                 2005-06: Played primarily in the #4, #5 and #6 singles and
ANNA: Majoring in kinesiology ... plans to pursue a in           finished with a record of 1-3 ... paired with two partners
physical therapy after graduation ... enjoys photography ...     throughout the dual-match doubles season finished with a
older sister, Tabitha Guzman, was a four-time letterwinner       mark of 2-9 ... in the fall season, had a 2-4 singles record ...
on the San Jose State women’s cross country team from 2002       was 5-3 in doubles competition playing with two different
through 2006 and named one of the Universty’s outstanding        partners ... teamed with Roxanne Larijani for a 5-2 doubles
graduating seniors in 2007 ... born in Santa Clara, Calif., on   record – one of two pairs that was above .500 in fall tourna-
August 31, 1989.                                                 ment action.

                                                                 TASCOSA HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in tennis four seasons
              GUZMAN’S CAREER STATISTICS                         at Tascosa High School in Amarillo, Texas (Coach Louis
                                                                 Zarala) ... was an all-district selection during her high school
  Season                 Singles             Doubles             career ... played as the team’s number-one singles player.
  2008 Fall                1-3                 3-2
  2007-08                  6-11               5-12               SANDA: Majoring in political science ... born on in Banja
  2007 Fall                0-5                 1-3               Luka, Bosnia, and will be 23-years-old in 2009.
Career                    7-18                9-17


                                                                            HADZISABIC’S CAREER STATISTICS

                                                                   Season                    Singles                 Doubles
                                                                   2008 Fall                   0-4                     0-2
 Sanda Hadzisabic                                                  2007-08                    7-15                     2-8
           5-3, SR, 2L                                             2007 Fall                   2-4                     1-2
                                                                   2006-07                    7-18                     1-2
          Right-handed                                             2005-06                     3-7                     7-11
         Amarillo, Texas                                           Career                     19-48                   11-25



                                                                           SPARTANS
SAN JOSE STATE: In her fourth season ... career record of
19-44 in singles and 11-23 in doubles heading into the 2008-          PRONUNCIATON GUIDE
09 season ... two-time academic All-WAC honoree.

2007-08: Academic All-
                                                                   Anh-Dao Nguyen-Church
WAC ... 7-15 in singles                                               . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ann-Dow Winn-Church
action including 6-10 in                                           Byron Nepomuceno
dual-match competition ...                                          . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nep-poe-Moo-cee-no
played 10 of her 16 singles                                        Silvana Dukic
matches in the #4-position
... had a 2-8 win-loss
                                                                    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sill-vah-nah Doo-kitch
record in doubles playing                                          Anna Guzman
with four different dou-                                             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ah-nah Gooz-mahn
bles partners.                                                     Sanda Hadzisabic
                                                                    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sand-ah Had-ziss-ah-Bick
2006-07: Academic All-
WAC honoree ... 7-18 sin-
                                                                   Kerri Kummer
gles record ... 1-5 in fall                                         . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kher-ree Koo-mer
singles tournament                                                 Megan Kummer
matches ... played in the                                             . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Meg-ahn Koo-mer
#3, #4, #5 and #6 singles
and ended with a 6-13


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                                             Player Profiles
                                                               ers in doubles as a sophomore ... reached the semifinals at
                                                               the 2008 California Community College championships ...
      Kerri Kummer                                             ranked #16 in the state in singles in 2008...helped her team
           5-9, FR, HS                                         reach the championship match of the 2008 state team cham-
                                                               pionship playing as the team's number-one singles player ...
          Right-handed                                         received All-American honors in both singles and doubles as
        Pleasanton, Calif.                                     a freshman in 2007 ... was only one of two players in
                                                               California to earn All-American recognition in singles and
                                                               doubles that season.

SAN JOSE STATE: In her first season at San Jose State.         FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in tennis at Foothill
                                                               High (Coach Noel Maden) ... helped her team win two
FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in tennis at Foothill           league championships and the 2004 North Coast Section
                        High in Pleasanton, Calif.             championship ... was an all-league selection her senior sea-
                        ... was a league singles               son.
                        champion every year she                MEGAN: Plans to major in history...older sister of teammate
                        lettered ... four-time East            Kerri Kummer ... was born in Castro Valley, Calif., on
                        Bay Athletic League selec-             February 8, 1988.
                        tion ... helped her team to
                        three top-four finishes in
                        the North Coast Section                        20 Or More Singles Wins In A Season
                        championships ... team                                 23 - Marta Zivanov (23-13), 2000
                        advanced to the C.I.F.                                     22 - Noel Lee (22-9), 2002
                        tournament twice during                              21 - Coral Silverstone, (21-12), 2000
                        her high school career.                               20 - Shelly Stockman (20-13), 1985
                                                                                20 - Elke Harms (20-10), 2006
                                 KERRI: has not declared                        20 - Ashley Tavita (20-10), 2006
                                 a major ... younger sister
                                 of teammate Megan
                                 Kummer ... born in Castro
                                 Valley, Calif., on August
                                 19, 1990.
                                                                   Olivia Marshall
                                                                        5-9, SO, TR
                                                                       Right-handed
         KERRI KUMMER’S CAREER STATISTICS                           Paradise Valley, Ariz.
    Season             Singles             Doubles
    2008 Fall            0-4                 3-2
                                                               SAN JOSE STATE: In her first season at San Jose State.

                                                               UNIVERSITY OF
                                                               LOUISVILLE: Played
                                                               sparingly for the nation-
                                                               ally-ranked Cardinals ...
    Megan Kummer                                               was 0-2 in singles and 0-
            5-8, JR, JC                                        1 in doubles during the
                                                               dual-match season.
          Right-handed
        Pleasanton, Calif.                                     CHAPARRAL HIGH
                                                               SCHOOL: Graduate of
                                                               Chaparral High in
                                                               Scottsdale, Ariz. ... vale-
SAN JOSE STATE: First season with the Spartans.                dictorian of her senior
                                                               class.
CHABOT COLLEGE: Three-time All-American at Chabot
College (Coach Rick Morris) ... 2008 All-American in doubles   OLIVIA: Has not
... ranked fourth among California Community College play-     declared a major ... inter-

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                                            Player Profiles
ested in becoming a physical therapist ... her favorite players    2006-07: Academic All-WAC honoree ... had a singles mark
are Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi ... enjoys the music of UB-       of 11-11 in dual matches and 12-15 overall ... finished with a
40 ... born in Phoenix, Ariz., on April 23, 1988.                  6-4 record at the #3 singles spot ... Paired with Ashley Tavita
                                                                   to finish with a record of 11-9 indual match competition
                                                                   while competing as the #1 doubles team ... was 12-12 for the
                                                                   season with Tavita.
           MARSHALL’S CAREER STATISTICS
                                                                   2005-06: 2006 All-WAC second team doubles selection with
  Season                 Singles              Doubles              partner Ashley Tavita ... joined the team for the 2006 dual-
  2008 Fall                0-4                  1-1                match season ... one of the five Spartans to post a winning
                                                                   singles record in the spring ... had an overall record of 12-8
                                                                   while competing at the #3, #4, and #5 singles spots through-
                                                                   out the course of the season ... when paired Ashley Tavita,
                                                                   they posted a record of 10-8 at the #1 doubles position ...
                                                                   also competed at the #1 doubles position with Elke Harms
Amber Silverstone                                                  and posted a record of 0-2.

          5-4, SR, 2L                                              DAVIES, LAING & DICK HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in
        Right-handed                                               2003.
       London, England                                             INTERNATIONAL TENNIS FEDERATION PLAY: Has a
                                                                   career singles record of 11-18 and a 21-11 doubles record
                                                                   competing in Girls’ Under-18 tournaments from 2002
SAN JOSE STATE: In her fourth season ... one-half of San
                                                                   through 2004 ... competed in Great Britain, Denmark, Israel,
Jose State’s top doubles team the last three seasons ... only
                                                                   Greece, Ireland ... paired with Anna Smith to win the 2004
player on the team to earn academic and athletics recogni-
                                                                   Lawn Tennis Association International event in Wrexham,
tion from the Western Athletic Conference ... only active
                                                                   Wales ... teamed with Smith to capture the 2003 International
Spartan with a winning record in singles and doubles action
                                                                   Tennis Federation tournament doubles championship in
at the start of the season ... has a career record of 38-33 in
                                                                   Dublin, Ireland ... doubles champion with Eva Fernandez-
singles and 36-31 in doubles heading into the 2008-09 sea-
                                                                   Brugues of Spain at the 2002 Island of Malta International
son.
                                                                   Tennis Federation tournament.
2007-08: Had her best season at the major college level ...
                                                                   AMBER: Majoring in child development ... plans to pursue
was second on the team in singles wins with a 14-9 record ...
                                                                   a career as a child therapist after graduation ... younger sis-
was the Spartans' top singles player in dual meet play with a
                                                                   ter of former Spartan Coral Silverstone who lettered at San
13-7 record ... had a nine-match winning streak playing pri-
                                                                   Jose State from 2000 through 2003 ... interested in fashion
marily at #2-singles ... was 10-4 overall in the #2-spot ... 3-3
                                                                   design ... enjoys water sports ... born in Surrey, Great Britain,
when playing as the #1-singles player ... 12-9 record in dou-
bles action teaming with Ashley Tavita ... pair closed out the     on May 14, 1987.
season winning their last five matches as the Spartans' #1-
doubles combo ... was 14-9 overall in doubles action for the
season ... academic All-WAC honoree.                                         SILVERSTONE’S CAREER STATISTICS

                                                                     Season                  Singles              Doubles
                                                                     2008 Fall                  1-3                  2-2
                                                                     2007-08                   14-9                 14-9
                                                                     2007 Fall                  1-3                  1-2
                                                                     2006-07                  12-15                12-10
                                                                     2005-06                   12-8                10-10
                                                                     Career                   40-38                39-33




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                                   Player Profiles & Results
                                                                    2007-08 Dual Match Results (11-10)
    Jennifer Williams                                              Date    Opponent            W/L           Score   Record
             5-7, JR, 1L                                           2/8     SONOMA STATE         W            7-0        1-0
            Right-handed                                           2/12    at UC Davis          L            0-7        1-1
            Elmhurst, Ill.                                         2/26    FRESNO PACIFIC       L            1-6        1-2
                                                                   2/29    at Westmont College  W            9-0        2-2
                                                                   3/1     at Cal Poly          L            1-6        2-3
SAN JOSE STATE: In her third season ... has career records
of 9-19 in singles and 9-18 in doubles competition heading         3/3     at UC Santa Cruz     W            7-2        3-3
into the 2008-09 season.                                           3/4     SANTA CLARA          L            1-6        3-4
                                                                   3/7     at UC Riverside      L            1-6        3-5
2007-08: Academic All-WAC honoree ... Posted a 6-11 singles        3/8     at Cal Poly Pomona   W            5-4        4-5
record ... primarily used in the #5 and #6 singles slots...was
3-2 as the #6-singles position ... was 6-9 in doubles competi-     3/12    at Sonoma State      W            6-3        5-5
tion with six different doubles partners ... enjoyed her best      3/15    SOUTHERN UTAH        W            6-1        6-5
success in doubles teamed with Silvana Dukic posting a 5-3         3/19    WYOMING              L            3-4        6-6
mark in dual match-                                                3/21    CSU BAKERSFIELD      W            5-2        7-6
es.
                                                                   3/29    at Southern Utah     W            5-2        8-6
2006-07: Posted a 3-0                                              3/30    at Idaho             L            3-4        8-7
record in dual-match                                               4/8     UC SANTA CRUZ        W            6-1        9-7
competition at #5                                                  4/10    at San Francisco     L            1-6        9-8
and #6 singles ...
                                                                   4/11    TEXAS PAN AMERICAN L              1-6        9-9
paired with four dif-
ferent doubles part-                                               4/18    at CSU Bakersfield     W          5-2       10-9
ners during the sea-                                               4/24    vs Louisiana Tech*     W          4-0       11-9
son and was 3-9 ...                                                4/24    vs #19 Fresno State*   L          0-4      11-10
finished with a
record of 2-1 with                                                         *-WAC Championship, Las Cruces, N.M.
Silvana Dukic, 1-1
partnered with
Sanda Hadzisabic,                                                         2008 Fall Tournament Statistics
teamed with Courtney Koenigsfeld for a mark of 0-2 and
finished 0-5 paired with Dana Popescu.                             Singles                            W-L              Pct.
                                                                   Silvana Dukic                      2-4              .333
YORK HIGH SCHOOL: Four-time letterwinner in tennis                 Anna Guzman                        1-3              .250
(Coach Dave Williams) at York (Ill.) High School ... four-time
all-state ... four-time sectional champion in doubles ...          Amber Silverstone                  1-3              .250
ranked in the top-8 her freshman year in the state ... her final   Jennifer Williams                  1-3              .250
three seasons, she was ranked in the top-16 in the state.          Sanda Hadzisabic                   0-4              .000
                                                                   Kerri Kummer                       0-4              .000
JENNIFER: Majoring in elementary education with aspira-
                                                                   Olivia Marshall                    0-4              .000
tions to become an elementary school teacher ... enjoys play-
ing frisbee and shopping ... Jennifer Williams, born in            TOTALS                             5-25             .166
Elmhurst, Ill., on February 26, 1988.

                                                                   Doubles                            W-L              Pct.
                WILLIAMS’S CAREER STATISTICS                       Guzman/K. Kummer                   3-2              .600
    Season               Singles              Doubles              Dukic/Silverstone                  1-1              .500
    2008 Fall              1-3                 -----               Marshall/Silverstone               1-1              .500
    2007-08                6-11                 6-9                Dukic/Hadzisabic                   0-2              .000
    2007 Fall              2-4                  1-2
    2006-07               7-18                  1-2                TOTALS                             5-6              .455
    Career                16-36                8-13

8                                                                    2009 San Jose State University Women’s Tennis
                                         Statistics & Results
                                            2007-08 Individual Statistics
                            Fall          Spring         Overall                       Spring 2007 Dual Matches
Singles                 W-L Pct.       W-L Pct.       W-L     Pct.   Player             #1    #2      #3      #4        #5       #6
Amber Silverstone        1-2    .333    13-7 .650      14-9  .608    Amber Silverstone 3-3   10-4     ---     ---       ---      ---
Ashley Tavita            3-2    .600    12-8 .600     15-10 .600     Anna Guzman        ---   ---     ---     ---       ---      0-6
Silvana Dukic           2-4     .333    11-8 .578     13-12 .520     Ashley Tavita      9-6   2-0     1-2     ---       ---      ---
Dana Popescu             1-3    .250    7-11 .388      8-14  .363    Cassandra Borjon   ---   ---     ---     ---       ---      ---
Anna Guzman             0-5     .000    6-6 .500       6-11  .352    Dana Popescu       ---   ---     1-1     3-4       3-6      ---
Jennifer Williams        0-4    .000     6-7 .461      6-11  .352    Ella Mahony        ---   ---     ---     ---       ---      ---
Sanda Hadzisabic        1-5     .166   6-10 .375      7-15   .318    Jennifer Williams  ---   ---     ---     0-1       3-4      3-2
Cassandra Borjon        0-2     .000    0-0 .000       0-2   .000    Rachel Gast        ---   ---     ---     ---       ---      0-1
Rachel Gast             0-0     .000    0-1 .000       0-1   .000    Sanda Hadzisabic   ---   ---     1-0     2-8       2-2      1-0
Ella Mahony              0-1    .000     0-0 .000       0-1  .000    Silvana Dukic      ---   2-2     8-5     1-1       ---      ---
TOTALS                  8-28 .222      62-58 .517     70-86 .449     TOTALS            .571 .700     .579    .300      .400     .550



                            Fall           Spring        Overall                          Spring 2007 Dual Matches
Doubles               W-L Pct.         W-L Pct.       W-L     Pct.   Pair                          #1            #2            #3
Larijani/Silverstone    ---      ---    2-0 1.000      2-0 1.000     Dukic/Popescu                 ---          3-6            ---
Filipcik/Guzman         ---      ---    3-1    .750    3-1   .750    Guzman/Hadzisabic             ---          0-2            0-1
Dukic/Williams          ---      ---    5-3    .625    5-3   .625    Silverstone/Tavita           11-7           ---           ---
Silverstone/Tavita     1-2     .333     11-7 .611      12-9 .571     Guzman/Popescu                ---           ---          1-0
Guzman/Popescu         0-1     .000      1-0 1.000     1-1   .500    Filipcik/Guzman               ---           ---          3-1
Hadzisabic/Larijani ---          ---     1-1   .500     1-1  .500    Guzman/Rox.Larijani           ---           ---          0-2
Popescu/Williams        ---      ---     1-2   .333     1-2  .333    Guzman/Williams               ---           ---          0-2
Dukic/Popescu          0-1     .000      3-6   .333     3-7  .300    Hadzisabic/Williams           ---           ---          0-1
Guzman/Hadzisabic 1-2          .333     0-3    .000    1-5   .166    Dukic/Williams                ---          3-2           2-1
Filipcik/Popescu       0-1     .000      0-0   .000     0-1  .000    Filipcik/Rox. Larijani        ---           ---          0-1
Borjon/Mahony          0-2     .000     0-0    .000    0-2   .000    Hadzisabic/Popescu           0-1            ---           ---
Dukic/Tavita           0-1     .000     0-0    .000    0-1   .000    Rox. Larijani/Silverstone     ---          2-0            ---
Filipcik/Williams      0-1     .000      0-0   .000     0-1  .000    Rox. Larijani/Popescu         ---           ---          0-1
Guzman/Rox.Larijani ---          ---     0-2   .000     0-2  .000    Popescu/Tavita                0-1           ---           ---
Guzman/Williams         ---      ---     0-2   .000     0-2  .000    Hadzisabic/Rox. Larijani      ---           ---          1-1
Hadzisabic/Williams ---          ---     0-1   .000     0-1  .000    Popescu/Williams              ---          1-1           0-1
Filipcik/Rox. Larijani ---       ---    0-1    .000    0-1   .000    Dukic/Guzman                  ---           ---          0-1
Hadzisabic/Popescu ---           ---     0-1   .000     0-1  .000    TOTALS                       11-9          9-11          8-13
Larijani/Popescu        ---      ---    0-1    .000    0-1   .000
Popescu/Tavita          ---      ---     0-1   .000     0-1  .000
Dukic/Guzman            ---      ---    0-1    .000    0-1   .000
TOTALS                 2-11 .154       28-33 .459     30-44 .405




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                                           Postseason Honors
       Conference Honorees
               All-Conference
       1982 – Rochelle Morrison (NorCal)
          1982 – Susan Zaro (NorCal)
       1984 – Rochelle Morrison (NorPac)
        1986 – Shelly Stockman (NorPac)
         2000 – Marta Zivanov (WAC)

                                                  Courtney Koenigsfeld        Noelle Lee          Rochelle Morrison    Shelly Stockman
           Newcomer of the Year
        1985 – Shelly Stockman (NorPac)


     Conference Tournament Champion
       1985 – Anh-Dao Nguyen (NorPac)


            Second Team Singles
           2002 – Noelle Lee (WAC)
          2005 - Ashley Tavita (WAC)
          2006 - Ashley Tavita (WAC)
          2008 - Ashley Tavita (WAC)
                                                                 Ashley Tavita             Susan Zaro          Marta Zivanov
           Second Team Doubles
2005 – Ashley Tavita/Courtney Koenigsfeld (WAC)
2006 – Ashley Tavita/Amber Silverstone (WAC)



                                     San Jose State University “Scholar-Athletes”

            1988                     1993                      1998                        2002                        2006
        Flor Cadigal             Nicole Fink              Amy Bankston                Jessica Borello             Silvana Dukic
        Lyn Cadigal              Binh Thach                 Daisy Hurst                 Emily Kuo                  Elke Harms
         Kelly Ryan             Julie Williams             Heather Klein                Noelle lee             Courtney Koenigsfeld
                                                          Stephanie Sarte              Ana Lukner                 Dana Popescu
            1989                      1994                Mary Tourtlotte             Anna Nordell                Ashley Tavita
       Lyn Cadigal             Christine Leptien                                     Coral Silverstone          Sanda Hadzisabic
      Colleen Gleason             Kim Smolich                  1999                  Caroline Stenman             Roshie Larijani
                                 Julie Williams           Michelle Alesch
            1990             (Big West Conference         Amy Bankston                     2004                        2007
       Lyn Cadigal          “Scholar-Athlete of the      Mari-Elena Giagos             Elke Harms                 Silvana Dukic
      Colleen Gleason                Year”)                Daisy Hurst             Courtney Koenigsfeld         Sanda Hadzisabic
                                                          Anna Nordell               Roxanne Larijani          Courtney Koenigsfeld
            1991                     1995                                               Rachel Pua                Roshie Larijani
        Tara Brodkin            Nicole Caviglia                2000                   Andrea Schulz               Dana Popescu
        Lyn Cadigal              Andrea Dean                Helen Van                 Danijela Tomic            Amber Silverstone
         Dana Gill              Heather Klein             Anna Nordell                                            Ashley Tavita
      Colleen Gleason                                    Coral Silverstone                2005
       Tisha Hiriashi              1996                  Caroline Stenman              Elke Harms                       2008
        Jody Rocchi             Amy Bankston              Marta Zivanov            Courtney Koenigsfeld            Silvana Dukic
       Julie Williams                                                                 Ashley Tavita               Michele Freitas
                                   1997                         2001                                             Sanda Hadzisabic
            1992                Amy Bankston               Anna Nordell                                            Ella Mahoney
         Mary Fast                                           Suzi Riley                                            Dana Popescu
      Colleen Gleason                                     Coral Silverstone                                      Amber Silverstonr
       Janelle Nickell                                    Carline Stenman                                          Ashley Tavita
        Josine Reyes                                                                                             Jennifer Williams
       Julie Williams


10                                                                       2009 San Jose State University Women’s Tennis
        Year-By-Year Results & Letterwinners
                Year-By-Year Results                                         Letterwinners
                                                      Amy Bankston (1996-99)           Noi Meksevanh (1992)
 YR.    REC.    COACH             CONF. TOURNAMENT    Leslie Bartleson (1987)          Denise Mendoza (1979-80)
 2008   11-10   Anh-Dao Nguyen    5th Tied – WAC      Debbie Breen (1978)              Pauline Moore (1981-82)

 2007   9-13    Anh-Dao Nguyen    5th Tied – WAC      Flor Cadigal (1990-91)           Marilyn Morell-Kristal (1984)
                                                      Lyn Cadigal (1989-92)            Rochelle Morrison (1982-85)
 2006   12-9    Anh-Dao Nguyen    5th Tied – WAC
                                                      Marie Capuyan (1990-91)          Anh-Dao Nguyen (1984-86)
 2005   9-11    Anh-Dao Nguyen    5th Tied – WAC      Nicole Caviglia (1996)           Janelle Nickel (1992)
 2004   7-11    Anh-Dao Nguyen    5th-Tied - WAC      Patty Cornelius (1990-91)        Aileen Nishi (1982-84)

 2003   6-14    Anh-Dao Nguyen    9th Tied – WAC      Whitney Clarke (1986-87)         Stacey Nishi (1979-82)
                                                      Beverly Davis (1982-85)          Anna Nordell (1998-2001)
 2002   8-15    Anh-Dao Nguyen    5th Tied – WAC
                                                      Andrea Dean (1994)               Jeanette Pasley-Miller (1986-87)
 2001   7-16    Anh-Dao Nguyen    9th – WAC           Valerie Defiesta (1982)          Angie Peixotto (1979-80)
 2000   13-11   Anh-Dao Nguyen    7th Tied – WAC      Dawn Dibley (1990)               Vanessa Pinot (1999-2001)

 1999   10-9    Anh-Dao Nguyen    13th Tied – WAC     Silvana Dukic (2006-08)          Dana Popescu (2006-08)
                                                      Jana Elway (1980-81)             Rachel Pua (2004)
 1998   12-11   Anh-Dao Nguyen    13th Tied – WAC
                                                      Lynn Feinstein (1979-80)         Kim Purcell (1978-80)
 1997   11-14   Anh-Dao Nguyen    13th Tied – WAC     Nicole Fink (1993)               Lorene Requiro (1983)
 1996   13-15   Anh-Dao Nguyen    9th – Big West      Heidi Galeos (1994-95)           Suzi Riley (2001)

 1995   7-16    Anh-Dao Nguyen    10th – Big West     Katy Gaynor (1990)               Laura Rodden (1994-95)
                                                      Colleen Gleason (1991)           Julie Rose (1984)
 1994   8-18    Anh-Dao Nguyen    10th – Big West
                                                      Sue Guyon (1978)                 Lynda Rose (1983)
 1993   5-18    Anh-Dao Nguyen    10th – Big West     Anna Guzman (2008)               Leslie Ruiz (1991)
 NGUYEN’S SJSU CAREER RECORD: 148-211 (16 Seasons)    Sanda Hadsizabic (2006-08)       Anna Rutka (1997)
                                                      Adna Halilovic (2003)            Kelly Ryan (1989)
                                                      Teresa Hagiya (1980-81)          Michelle Sanderson (1979)
 1992   6-13    Bill Cole         10th – Big West
                                                      Elke Harms (2003-06)             Arlene Santoa (1979-80)
 1991   9-16    Bill Cole         10th – Big West     Denh Hoang (1994-96)             Stephanie Sarte (1997)
 1990   2-22    Bill Cole         9th – Big West      Diana House (1985)               Gretchen Seeley (1993)

 1989   5-13    Bill Cole         10th – Big West     Kristen Hildebrand (1985-87)     Amber Silverstone (2006-08)
                                                      Tisha Hiraishi (1991-93)         Coral Silverstone (2000-03)
 COLE’S SJSU CAREER RECORD: 26-64 (4 Seasons)
                                                      Staci Homes (1996)               Kelly Simons (1986)
                                                      Dionna House (1985)              Kim Smolich (1994-95)
 1988   6-16    Mary Visser       10th – Big West     Daisy Hurst (1998-99)            Patty Sordello (1979-81)

 1987   9-10    Mary Visser       8th – PCAA          Stephanie Irwin (2005)           Liz Sordyl (1989-90)
                                                      Jessica Kane (1997)              Caroline Stenman (1999-2001)
 VISSER’S SJSU CAREER RECORD: 15-26 (2 Seasons)
                                                      Heather Klein (1996-97)          Shelly Stockman (1986-87)
                                                      Courtney Koenigsfeld (2004-07)   Kelly Stuart (1989)
 1986   19-6    Lisa Beritzhoff   2nd – NorPac        Emily Kuo (2002)                 Ashley Tavita (2005-08)

 1985   18-10   Lisa Bertizhoff   2nd – NorPac        Aimee Lam (1994-95)              Jennifer Taylor (1992-93)
                                                      Roxanne Larijani (2004-05, 07)   Binh Thach (1993)
 1984   10-12   Lisa Bertizhoff   4th – NorPac
                                                      June Lee (2005)                  Chandra Thompson (1986)
 BERITZHOFF’S SJSU CAREER RECORD: 47-28 (3 Seasons)   Noelle Lee (2002-03)             Mary Tourtlotte (1996-97)
                                                      Anna Lopez (1982)                Helen Van (1999-2002)

 1983   3-10    Lyn SinClair      6th – NorPac        Alice Louie (1982)               Kathy Van (2003-05)
                                                      Ana Lukner (2002-04)             Whitney Vasu (2002-03)
 1982   3-13    Lyn SinClair      5th – NorCal
                                                      Vivian McAdam (1986)             Pat Vultee (1987)
 1981   4-13    Lyn SinClair      5th – NorCal        Joanne McIntyre (1983)           Jennifer Williams (2007-08)
 1980   2-13    Lyn SinClair      6th – NorCal        Leslie Magsalay (1993)           Julie Williams (1991-94)

 1979   8-6     Lyn SinClair      3rd – NorCal        Liz Marpuri (1998-99)            Tristen Wise (1987)
                                                      Kim Marks (1980-81)              Carolyn Yauman (1978-79)
 1978   5-6     Lyn SinClair      5th – NorCal
                                                      Mya Mashayekh (1997-98)          Susan Zaro (1982)
 SINCLAIR’S SJSU CAREER RECORD: 25-61 (6 Seasons)     Michelle Matro (1995-97)         Marta Zivanov (1999-2000)




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                                     San Jose State University
                                                                        with an emphasis on small classes. Learning facilities include

                                         S
                                               an     Jose      State
                                               University, Silicon      computer-equipped classrooms, the Western world’s only
                                               Valley’s metropoli-      undergraduate nuclear science facility and North America’s
                                         tan university, is pre-emi-    largest Beethoven Center. Focusing on applied research, faculty
                                         nent in broadly educating      receive a growing number of contracts and grants each year.
                                         leaders and professionals      From Moss Landing Marine Research Laboratory to the NASA
                                         for an increasingly com-       Ames Research Center, faculty are exploring everything from
                                         plex and global society.       the
                                             Located in the heart       depths of the ocean to the surface of Mars.
                                         of the Silicon Valley, this         San Jose State University also finds strength in its diversity.
                                         university has aided the       For many first-generation students, it is a gateway to economic
                                         development of the com-        independence and social
                                         puter industry and the         mobility. It is also an
                                         resulting technological        incubator of cultural and
                                         advances in our nation         intellectual develop-
                                         by providing the largest       ment, and an opportuni-
                                         source of engineering,         ty for lifelong learning.
                                         science and business           Students range in age
                                         graduates                      from first-time fresh-
                                         to Silicon Valley compa-       men, to college transfers,
                                         nies.                          to professionals seeking
                                             Graduating about           additional education.
                                         7,000 students annually,       Student demographics -
                                         San Jose State University      with ethnic pluralism -
                                         also provides the profes-      provide the benefits of
                                         sional infrastructure for      multiple cultures and
the region - from teachers, to social workers, to artists, to law       diverse student interests
enforcement officers, to nurses. The terms, “leaders and profes-        and activities. From resi-
sionals,” describe not just the types of graduates who earn their       dence life, to athletic
degrees at San Jose State, but also the roles they assume in their      teams, to social clubs, to
communities and in their fields of endeavor.                            co-op jobs - student
     San Jose State University’s place in history is well-estab-        activities meet the needs
lished. Founded in 1857, it was the first public institution of         of this diverse student
higher education on the West Coast. From its humble begin-              body.
nings as a normal school to train teachers for the developing
frontier, it has matured into a master’s university offering 191
bachelor’s and                                                                                   Some Notable
master’s degrees.                                                                       San Jose State University Alumni
     The University’s 30,000 students study in eight fully-accred-
ited colleges: Applied Sciences and the Arts, Business,                             Ben Nighthorse Campbell - former two-term
Education, Engineering, Humanities and the Arts, Science,                                   U.S. Senator (Rep. - Colorado)
Social Sciences and Social Work. One strength of the academic                 Dr. Harry Edwards - world-renowned sports sociologist
                                                                                     Robert Foster - Mayor of Long Beach, Calif.
program
                                                                                Charles Gingold - Discovery Channel, vice president
is the broad general education curriculum that brings common
                                                                                Mike Honda - U.S. Congressman (Dem. - California),
elements -- critical thinking, writing and communication skills,
                                                                                                     15th district
and cultural pluralism -- to diverse studies. Academic strength                 Pat Hughes - Chicago Cubs play-by-play broadcaster
also is seen in the University’s nationally-recognized programs.               Mary Lyons, Ph.D. - University of San Diego president
Examples include the School of Music, the School of Art and                      Roger Maltbie - NBC-TV Sports golf commentator
Design, the School of Journalism and Mass Communications,                               Jessica McClintock - fashion designer
the School of Nursing and the School of Library and                                  Omar Benson Miller - motion-picture actor
Information Science.                                                                 Gordon Moore - Founder, Intel Corporation
     In each discipline, quality teaching remains a priority.                        Jenny Ming - President, Old Navy Clothing
Tenured faculty teach introductory as well as advanced courses            Valerie Coleman Morris - CNN Financial News anchor/reporter
                                                                                        Stevie Nicks - singer, Fleetwood Mac
                                                                                         Dick & Tom Smothers - entertainers
                                                                                            Amy Tan - best-selling author
                                                                            Peter Ueberroth - President of the U.S. Olympic Committee
                                                                                    Luis Valdez - award-winning movie producer
                                                                               David Willman - Pulitzer-Prize winning writer for the
                                                                                                   Los Angeles Times


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                                 San Jose State University
                       Jon Whitmore                                    Community College in Seattle and the University of California
                                                                       preceded an 11-year tenure (1974-1985) at West Virginia
                       University President                            University where he gained full professorship and was Interim
                             Dr. Jon S. Whitmore was named             Dean of the College of Creative Arts. Dr. Whitmore spent five
                        President of San Jose Staté University in      years (1985-1990) at the University of Iowa as the Dean, Faculty
                        April 2008 with a start date in August         of Arts and Letters and a professor of theatre.
                        2008.                                                He was the Dean of the College of Fine Arts, the Effie Marie
                             Dr. Whitmore, whose Ph.D. is from         Cain Regents Chair and a professor of theatre at the University
                        the University of California, Santa            of Texas (1990-1996) and the Provost and a professor of theatre at
                        Barbara in theatre history, returns to         the University of Iowa (1996-2003).
California after five years (2003-2008) as the Texas Tech                    The native of Seattle, Wash., earned his bachelor's and mas-
University president and a professor of theatre.                       ter's degrees in speech from Washington State University. He and
     His distinguished professional history in academia began in       his wife, Jennifer, have a son, Ian, enrolled at the University of
1967 at Washington State University. Positions at Highline             Iowa, and daughter, Amy, enrolled at Vanderbilt University.



                       Tom Bowen                                       finish in years, and had WAC "Coaches of the Year" in women's
                                                                       golf and softball.
                       Director of Athletics                                Bowen's vision for student-athlete success and excellence
                            Tom Bowen was named San Jose               led to the creation of a Student Success Services component.
                       State University's director of intercolle-      Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores as measured by the
                       giate athletics on December 20, 2004.           NCAA have risen steadily under his watch.
                            Under his leadership and with his               Bowen came to San Jose State after serving three years as
                       vision for the department, San Jose State       the Director of Community Affairs for the San Francisco 49ers of
                       has established itself as a viable Division     the National Football League. Also serving as the executive
                       I-A intercollegiate athletics program with      director of the 49ers Foundation, San Francisco was the first NFL
                       proven athletic, academic and financial         franchise to implement an annual giving program.
successes to its credit.                                                    His Division I experience at the collegiate level includes ath-
     At the core of Bowen's mission for San Jose State University      letics administration positions at the University of California
athletics is building a "Culture of Champions" academically, ath-      and Saint Mary's College in Moraga, Calif. At the University of
letically and in the community. To that end, the Notre Dame            California, Bowen was credited with developing the first com-
alum has overhauled the department's infrastructure; invested          prehensive planned giving program for the Golden Bears.
resources both in external and internal operations; initiated an            At Saint Mary's College, he was the Director of Foundations
enhanced website presence; and expanded marketing, promo-              and Corporate Relations before being appointed to an associate
tions and advertising opportunities locally, regionally and            director of athletics position by the president of the college. His
nationally with the creation of Spartan Sports Properties.             grant proposal acumen helped raise $6.1-million in academic
     As an integral member of the University's presidential staff,     funding for the institution. For three years he managed the ath-
he has created new short and long-term revenue streams for             letics department's budget, directed a corporate sponsorship
intercollegiate athletics and many other campus extra-curricular       program and interacted with the campus community on stu-
activities. His initiatives and leadership have created new ener-      dent-athlete issues.
gy department-wide and throughout the university. The univer-               His first professional leadership appointment in athletics
sity has benefitted from Athletics' increasing visibility, receiving   was at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif. From 1987
record donations, particularly in 2006-07.                             through 1995, he held the positions of assistant football coach
     In 2007-08, the Spartans sent their women's gymnastics            and athletics director.
team to NCAA post-season action and had individuals from the                He is a Level 2 certified member of the College Athletic
women's swimming and women's golf teams compete in NCAA                Business Management Association (CABMA), the National
Championships. Women's water polo was ranked seventh in the            Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) and
final national coaches poll. Men's basketball had its best win         the National Society of Fund Raising Executives.
total since the 2001 season. San Jose State capped the school year          The 1983 graduate of the University of Notre Dame played
with a budget surplus for an unprecedented third year in a row         high school football at Moreau High in Hayward, Calif. He
and was cited as one of 12 Division I universities cited for           majored in theology/sociology and spent six years studying for
Overall Excellence in Diversity in a national study by Texas           the priesthood with the Holy Cross Fathers. Bowen went on to
A&M University on behalf of the NCAA.                                  earn a master's degree in administration/education from the
     In 2006-07, football capped its finest season in nearly two       University of San Francisco in 1990.
decades, posting a 9-4 overall record and capturing the New                 He was named to the 2008 San Jose Mercury News' Top-25
Mexico Bowl championship. Women's cross country and                    Most Powerful Sports Figures in the Bay Area. Bowen is an
women's water polo, ranked sixth nationally in the final coaches'      adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of
poll, turned in their best record in years. The 2007 season            Sports Management and at San Jose State University's
marked the second year in a row a Spartan won the Western              Department of Kinesiology where he teaches sports manage-
Athletic Conference women's golf individual title.                     ment classes.
     In 2005-06, San Jose State won the Western Athletic                    The Denver, Colo., native and his wife, Mia, are the parents
Conference women's golf championship, recorded its highest             of three children: sons, Andrew and Peter, and, daughter,
finish ever at a NCAA regional championship in women's gym-            McKenna.
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                                                      City of San Jose
                                                                     complemented by an active
                                                                     cultural life. San                • 30 minutes from the Pacific Ocean

                                                                   Jose is the home of the             • Population - 945,000
                                                                   Silicon Valley High
                                                                   Technology and the                  • Average annual household income of
                                                                   Children’s Discovery                $84,857 according to Money magazine
                                                                   museums, the San Jose
                                                                                                       • One of the top 25 “brainiest” cities in
                                                                   Museum of Art, San Jose
                                                                                                       the country
                                                                   Symphony, the San Jose-
                                                                   Cleveland Ballet, numer-            • More college graduates per 100 resi-
                                                                   ous galleries and arts cen-         dents than any other major U.S. city
                                                                   ters, Opera San Jose, the
                                                                   Winchester Mystery House            • More home owners than any other
                                                                   and other respected profes-         large city in the country
                The skyline of downtown San Jose.                  sional and community the-
                                                                   ater groups.                        • Worker productivity is twice the
                                                                         Light rail and historic       national average


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      ituated at the hub of SiliconValley is      trolley lines, the 18,200-seat HP Pavilion
      San Jose - the third largest city in        at San Jose, convention facilities, shops            • Best public safety record of any large
      California and the 10th largest in the and a diverse night scene add to the                      metropolitan area in the United States
nation. San Jose, strategically located at        excitement. Reflecting the cultural rich-            the last 10 years
the sunny, southern tip of the San                ness of the community is a wide range of
Francisco Bay, is surrounded by rolling           restaurants.                                         • International airports - San Jose, San
hills and striking mountains. San Jose’s               A reason the South Bay has grown so             Francisco and Oakland
vibrant and growing downtown is the               dramatically is its quality of life. The mild
setting for San Jose State University and         climate encourages an active and casual          California has to offer. The region’s 1.6
the focus for important financial, com-           lifestyle. There are more than 100,000           million residents enjoy recreational and
mercial and arts communities.                     acres of land for biking, rollerblading and      entertainment opportunities year-round.
     Regional growth and stability are                                  other outdoor activi-      Within a short drive are San Francisco,
                                                                        ties. Boasting nearly      beaches from Santa Cruz to Carmel, the
    “San Jose is a confident and exciting city, full of                 300 days of sunshine       California coastal redwoods, Lake Tahoe
 optimism and opportunity. We treasure our past. We and an average sum-                            and Yosemite National Park.
 embrace our diversity. We nurture our future, in our mer temperature of 74
                                                                        degrees, San Jose
  children and through stewardship of our resources. symbolizes the best
             People are proud to live here.
 Our city is committed to sustaining and improving
 the quality of life in every neighborhood, for every
         resident, now and in the future.” --
                  www.sanjoseca.gov




                                                                                 San Jose State University will host the 2010 NCAA Division I
San Jose offers a neighborhood feel in a metropolitan environment.               Men’s Basketball Championship First & Second Round at the
                                                                                        18,200-seat HP Pavilion in downtown San Jose.

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