Nikita Lis
Nikita Lis


Kaliningrad, Russia

High School:
Lyceum No. 49




2014 All-Southland Conference Second Team -- Singles
No. 29 Doubles Preseason Ranking

Fall 2014
• Advanced to the quarterfinal round of doubles with Michael Feucht at the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational, fell to TCU in the quarterfinals round. Guillermo de Vilchez of Wichita State.
• Finished 1-2 in singles play at the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational. Lone win was against Guillermo de Vilchez of Wichita State.
• Reached the semifinals in singles completion with a 4-1 record at the Rice Fall Invitational and wins over Uannick Junger of UTSA and Nebraska's Ford Zitsch and top-seeded Dusty Boyer.
• Won the Ron Wesbrook Fight One Singles Championship against Texas-Pan American's Juan Cruz-Soria.

Spring 2014
• Voted second team All-Southland Conference.
• Jumped between the first and second courts in singles play and finished with an overall record of 14-8.
• Started out the season with four-straight wins, over No. 11 Texas A&M's Junior Ore, Alcorn State's Lucas Morviac, Louisiana-Lafayette's Rick de Groot and UT-Arlington's Carlos Arbiza.
• Was 6-4 in slot one and 8-4 in slot two during singles.
• Finished the year 5-15 in doubles, with three different teammates during the season.
• With Steven McMullan he was 0-3, Trey Crysel 1-4 and Mikko Rajamaki 4-4.

Fall 2013
• Went 3-5 in first semester in Beaumont
• Opened season with a win over Midwestern State's Kyle Davidson at the Tyler Junior College Quad Match
• Picked up two more wins at the Ron Wesbrooks Invitational, knocking off Incarnate Word's Leonard Ivic and Texas-Pan American's Ricardo Hopker
• Went 3-4 in doubles with Steven McMullan
• Knocked off LU teammates Juuso Laitinen and Mikko Rajamaki to earn top flight title at Ron Wesbrooks Invitational
• Other wins came over teams from Ouachita Baptist, Nicholls and UIW.

High School
• Attended Lyceum No. 49
• Ranked as high as seventh in his age group in Russia
• Winner of multiple Tennis Europe and ITF Junior titles.

• Born Nikita Lis on April 10, 1995 in Kaliningrad, Russia
• Son of Andrey and Nataly Lis.


Lis crowned Southland Player of the Week

Sophomore takes honors after a 3-0 week


Cards pull off win over No. 66 ULL

LU held through momentum shifts to take comeback win


Cards, Lady Cards open their seasons on Saturday

Men travel to No. 66 ULL, women to No. 21 Rice


Nikita Lis Wins Singles Title at Ron Wesbrooks Invitational

LU sophomore closes out home tournament with singles championship


Cards fall 4-1 in Southland Tournament finale

Men's Tennis wraps up best season since 1987



Thompson Family Tennis Courts - Beaumont, TX


Coach Shankles talks about the weekend's matches vs Troy and Southern Miss

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