Jennifer Cornea
Jennifer Cornea
Height: 5-2
Year: SR
Hometown: Anaheim, CA
High School: Loara HS
Experience: 3V

2013-14 (Senior)
Competed in all three events during fall 2013 campaign: Saint Mary’s Invitational (Oct. 11-13), ITA Northwest Regional Championships (Oct. 18-20) and Bulldog Classic (Nov. 1-3) … at ITA Championships, reached doubles round of 16 with Ane McPike.

2012-13 (Junior)

Competed primarily at the No. 2 singles position in spring dual matches, leading Cal Poly with eight individual victories ... teamed primarily with Ane McPike in doubles matches, combining to post a team-best 10-6 record that included a 7-5 mark at the No. 2 position and 3-0 mark at the No. 3 position ... earned April 3 Big West Conference Player of the Week praise after posting singles and doubles victories during 4-3 home loss against Portland ... competed in one event during fall 2012 campaign: Saint Mary's Invitational (Oct. 12-14).

2011-12 (Sophomore)

Playing at the No. 2 and 3 singles positions, finished 8-7 in spring dual matches … posted 4-1 singles mark in Big West dual matches … teamed exclusively with Gabrielle Gatewood in doubles action and totaled a 7-2 mark in spring dual matches between the No. 2 and 3 positions … helped Cal Poly reach a season high of No. 44 in the ITA team rankings and a fourth-place finish in the Big West standings with a 5-3 record.

2010-11 (Freshman)

Compiled a 13-6 singles record in dual matches playing primarily at the No. 4 position, where she posted nine victories … finished the spring by winning seven of her final 10 singles matches … competed in doubles with three different partners during the spring campaign and won all four of her matches at all three positions … assisted Cal Poly to a program-record nine-match winning streak between Feb. 20 and April 2, to a high of No. 36 in the ITA team rankings, a share of the Big West regular season title, seven victories against ranked programs and a team berth in the NCAA Championships … helped Cal Poly capture the doubles point during 70 percent of its 23 spring matches.


Daughter of Petru and Natalia Cornea … has three brothers (Nelu Cornea, Florin Gainaru and Mirel Gainaru) and one sister (Jessica Cornea) … majoring in kinesiology … fluent in Romanian and proficient in French … ranked as the No. 56 senior player in the United States by at Loara HS (Anaheim, Calif.) … named Most Valuable Player of the Empire League during each of her four seasons at Loara HS … posted consecutive 30-0 seasons in winning back-to-back Empire League singles titles … finished prep career ranked No. 8 in Southern California for players ages 18 and under … Jennifer Cornea was born on April 6, 1992 in Anaheim, Calif.