Jesse DeWitt
Jesse DeWitt
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brooksville, Fla.
High School: Nature Coast Technical

Rising junior who has a knack for coming through down the stretch in tight matches.

2016-17: Played primarily at No. 4 singles and No. 2 doubles … Posted 5-15 mark at No. 4 singles … Clinched big 5-4 win over Wis.-La Crosse (Feb. 11), coming back from a set down to win 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (10-8) … Went 14-9 alongside partner Titas Bera in doubles on the year, including an 11-9 mark at the No. 2 spot … Went 3-1 in conference play … Defeated 24th-ranked Kenyon’s No. 2 team 8-5 (April 11) … Took down Div. II Findlay’s No. 2 pair in a pro-set tiebreaker, 9-8 (8-5) (Feb. 4).

2015-16: Primarily played No. 6 singles, turning in an 8-16 record overall … Also went 6-18 in doubles, primarily playing out of the No. 3 position … Came through with a trio of big wins in the third set during spring trip … First big win came in 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (8-6), 1-0 (10-7) thriller over Hamilton (March 17) … Went on to top Carthage 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 1-0 (10-6) and St. Scholastica 1-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-8) on March 20 … Also had a big 6-4, 7-5 win over Wabash (April 23).

Prior to Wooster: Prepped at Saddlebrook Preparatory School … Helped team to a state appearance, regional championship, and district championship as a junior.

Personal: Aug. 20, 1997 … Son of Dan and Laura DeWitt … Majoring in sociology.