Fall 2004: Competed in two fall tournaments as a junior, averaging 79.60 strokes per round ... best finish came at the UA/Ann Rhoads Intercollegiate when she tied for 41st after rounds of 82 and 80 ... turned in a low round of 76 twice at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship.
Summer 2004: Plays for St. Leon-Rot, winners of the German Team Championship, the biggest tournament in Germany ... finished in fifth place after match play at the International Luxembourg Ladies Open with qualifying rounds of 78 and 77 ... also competed in tournaments in Switzerland.
2003-04: Participated in four events ... highest finish and season-low round came at the Tulane Invitational where she tied for ninth with rounds of 74-79-81 ... finished the season with a 78.13 stroke average, which ranked fourth on the team.
Summer 2003: Participated in eight tournaments and finished the summer ranked No. 1 in Northern Germany, seventh in Germany Juniors and ninth Germany Ladies...won the Northern Germany-Hannover tournament with a four-under par 140 (70-70), and posted runner-up finishes at the Northern Germany-Burgdorf tournament and International Ladies Amateur in Luxemburg.
2002-03: Played in six tournaments as a true freshman, five as a team scorer and one as an individual...posted a 77.94 stroke-per-round average, including a season-low 71 in the first round of the Sun Trust Lady Gator Invitational (3/9)...best finish came at the Lady Gator Invite when she finished tied for 23rd with a 227 (71-81-75) and best score came at the Verizon "MO"Morial Invitational when she fired a 14-over par 158 (80-78) to finish tied for 32nd in the 36-hole event...named to Conference USA Commissioner's List.
Summer 2002: Won the Luxembourg Open in a 36-hole final, winning 3-2 over current Green Wave teammate Carolin Landmann...played for Team Germany in many state and regional competitions.
Prep: Attended Theodor-Heuss High in Wolfsburg, Germany where she graduated in June 2002...was a member of the prestigious German National Team where she was a teammate of Tulane junior Carolin Landmann in 2000...during her junior career, won the German Golf Federation's Bosch-Junior Cup with a 151 (78-73) in 1998, and fired a 292 (71-76-74-71) at the 2000 German Open Amateur Championship to finish tops among all amateur players and third overall...at the international level, finished ninth at the British Girls in 2000 with a 145 (73-72), and came in second at the Spanish Ladies Junior Championship with rounds of three-over par and even-par before winning four matches to reach the finals...also qualified for match play in the 2001 British Ladies Amateur with a 147 (71-76)...represented Germany in several European team championships and helped the 1999 junior squad win the title.
Personal: Born Jessica Issler on April 8, 1982 in Githorn, Germany...daughter of Wilfried and Angelika Issler...cousin, Nicole Shillig, plays golf professionally...proposed major is exercise science.