Josefin Hjertquist
Height: 5-7
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Spanga, Sweden

GENERAL: Came to Richmond after being ranked among the top-five junior players in Sweden... Expected to be an immediate impact player at the top of the Black & Gold’s lineup.

2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Proved her oustanding fall was no fluke by winning the 2010 CAA Rookie of the Year award, All-CAA First-Team Singles honors and All-CAA Second-Team Doubles accolades... 23 wins is the most ever by a Black & Gold freshman... Played in the top two spots in VCU’s rotation all spring and won nine of her first 11 matches, all at
the #2 position... Moved to the number one position in early March and dropped five straight matches, all to ranked opponents, four of the five were ranked in the top-50 at the
time... Also teamed with sophomore Ana Bara at the number one doubles spot and earned All-CAA Seond-Team doubles accolades... Duo won five of their last eight matches, including the final two of the CAA Tournament.