2009-10: Tallied a record of 6-9 on the season split between number five and six in singles play... Went 3-4 in Big Sky Conference singles... In doubles, played with both Hannah LaForest and Sydney Bell en route to a 5-8 record, which includes a 2-4 mark against Big Sky Conference opponents... In singles play, all six of her victories came in straight sets.
2008-09: Finished her first year with the Bears with an 11-8 overall record in singles action ... She posted a 3-16 mark in her first year of doubles play ... Captured her most wins (9) at the No. 4 singles spot ... Went undefeated (2-0) at the No. 5 singles position ... Ended 5-2 against Big Sky competitors in singles tennis ... Jill's first victory as a Bear came with a 6-4, 6-1 win against Gonzaga.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played tennis for the Kaiser High School Cougars and coach Kristie Yamamoto ... Placed third for girls doubles at Hawaii High School State Championships during her sophomore year (2006) ... Achieved #2 ranking in 2007 for the USTA Girls Junior Tennis Hawaii Pacific Section ... Went undefeated in varsity singles play in conference ... Made the academic honor roll two years.
PERSONAL: Born in Honolulu, Hawaii ... Born on July 31, 1989 ... Daughter of James and Joanna Kappel ... Has one sister, Jenna.