Josymar Escalona
Josymar Escalona

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Caracas, Venezuela

High School:
Esteban G. Borges HS

Height:
5-6

Experience:
1V

07/10/2012

WCC Honors 110 USD Student-Athletes on Commissioner's Honor Roll

The nine WCC schools put a total of 1,093 student-athletes on the list from the 13 sports that the conference sponsors, which is another new conference record.

04/05/2012

USD women travel to Pepperdine and LMU this weekend

The Toreros have won five of their last six, including all three WCC contests so far.

03/08/2012

Toreros to host Nevada and Sacramento State this weekend.

USD will play only their third home match when Nevada comes to town on Friday.

02/29/2012

USD Women Head to No. 2 USC on Saturday

The Toreros will face their fourth Pac-12 opponent this season.

02/22/2012

USD faces stiff test at No. 1 Stanford this weekend

The Toreros will travel to Stanford on Sunday for their only match of the week.

08/25/2011

2011 West Coast Conference Championships

2011 West Coast Conference Championships from Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, CA.

Junior (2011-12):Did not compete due to injury.

Sophomore (2010-11): In her first year at USD, went 12-12 in singles playing primarily at No. 2 and 16-6 in doubles exclusively with Laura Claus... Selected to the All-WCC second team in singles and was honorable mention in doubles... Won five-consecutive singles matches between March 23rd and April 6th... Defeated Santa Clara's Kelly Lamble 6-2, 7-5 in the second round of the WCC Championships, helping USD to a second place finish in the event... In doubles, teamed with Claus to post a seven-match winning streak from March 8th to March 23rd... Defeated two ranked opponents in doubles on the year... Was named WCC Player of the Month for doubles with Claus for the month of February... Did not compete in the fall... Was named to the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll in the spring after earning a 3.07 GPA.

Freshman (2009-10):Did not compete.

High School: Ranked No. 7 in the Confederation of South American Tennis rankings, No. 200 in the ITF rankings, and No. 670 in the WTA rankings... Won a variety of WTA and ITF tournaments in singles and doubles... Competed in the Fed-Cup for Venezuela... Won three gold medals and one silver in the Centro American Championships in Puerto Rico in 2007.

Personal: Father worked at the Venezuelan Tennis Federation and she would go to work with him every day as she learned how to play... Has an older sister who manages a bank and a younger brother and sister who are attending school... Interested in Computer Science but is leaning toward majoring in Business Economics because it might offer more job opportunities... Enjoys spending time with her family and friends and working hard in school... Also likes to sing as a hobby... Started playing tennis at age five... Aspires to earn a Top-50 WTA ranking in her tennis career.

"My objective was and still is to be a very good player capable of doing amazing things in the tennis world. While I am here at USD I want to learn as much as I can, I want to get in very good shape, achieve excellent grades, and enjoy this experience."

Major: Business Economics

Josymar's Career Singles Records

Season Overall Dual Fall vs. Ranked WCC No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2011-12 DNP
2010-11 12-12 12-12 --- 0-4 3-2 1-0 10-10 1-2 --- --- ---
Career 12-12 12-12 --- 0-4 3-2 1-0 10-10 1-2 --- --- ---

Josymar's Career Doubles Records

Season Overall Dual Fall vs. Ranked WCC No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2011-12 DNP
2010-11 16-6 16-6 --- 2-3 4-2 1-0 15-6 ---
Career 16-6 16-6 --- 2-3 4-2 1-0 15-6 ---


Josymar Escalona

Josymar Escalona was an All-WCC honorable mention selection in singles and doubles in 2011