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Jenna Janu
Player Profile:
Jenna Janu 2412940
Year: Junior
Hometown: Glenwood, Minn.
High School: Minnewaska Area High School
Major: Biology
Experience: High School

2016-17 (Sophomore): Named to the Big Sky Spring All-Academic Team ... Competed in all 10 tournaments for the second-consecutive season ... Led team with a 77.85 stroke average, posting one top-five finish and a pair of top-10 finishes ... All together, registered 19 of 27 rounds in the 70's ... Best finish of the season was a tie for fifth at the Creighton Classic where she opened with a 74 (+2) and finish with a 155 (+11) total ... Also had a top-10 finish for the second-straight year at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic where she turned in a 222 (+6) to tie for sixth ... The 222 total was the best 54-hole score by a UND golfer in the program's Division I era and her 70 (-2) in the third round was the best single-round score of the season by a Fighting Hawk ... Closed the season by registering a 73 (+1) in the final round of the Big Sky Championship ... Tied for 21st to pace UND in the event with a 233 (+17) ... Earned second letter.

2015-16 (Freshman):
Named to the Big Sky Spring All-Academic Team and to the WGCA All-America Scholar Team ... Competed in all 10 tournaments and twice earned Big Sky Women's Golfer of the Week for her efforts ... Led the team with a 78.12 stroke average and scored in the 70's in a team-high 16 rounds during her rookie season ... Started collegiate career by placing second at the NDSU Fall Kickoff, carding a 75 (+3) ... Earned her first Big Sky weekly honor after taking fourth at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic where she shot a 145 (+3) ... Opened that tournament with best 18-hole score of the fall, carding a 72 (+1) and backing that up with a 73 (+2) ... Placed 15th at the Coyote Classic after a strong finish, posting a 74 (+2) in the third round (244; +28) ... Wrapped up the fall with her third top-five finish and second Big Sky weekly honor, taking runner-up honors with a 151 (+7) at the Creighton Classic... Posted the team's only even-par or better round in the finale at the Sacramento State Invitational ... Shot in the 70's in each of her final seven rounds ... Posted best finish of the spring came at the Big Sky Championship, tying for 21st with her best 54-hole total of the season at 223 (+7) ... Earned first letter.

Before UND:
Earned six letters in golf at Minnewaska Area High School and was an all-state performer as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior ... Took second place at the Minnesota State Tournament after posting a 139 and her first round score of 68 was a school record ... That effort helped lead team to a fourth-place overall finish ... Also won the sectional tournament her senior year with a 36-hole total of 139 ... In six years on varisty, helped team place in the top four at the State Tournament all six years, including a championship in 2009 as a seventh grader and a pair of runner-up finishes in 2012 and 2013 ... Named Team MVP after junior and senior seasons and was an All-West Central Conference five times ... Also lettered in soccer for four seasons (2007-10).

Personal:  Daughter of Tony and Carrie Janu ... Father, Tony, is the team's assistant coach ... Majoring in biology.

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