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.


Cards host Southern Miss, Texas-Pan American

Lamar tries to stay perfect at the Thomas Family Tennis Center


Cards, Lady Cards sweep Alcorn

The men's and women's team pull off double header sweeps of the Braves


Cardinals split Friday double-header

Lamar dominates Prairie View, falls to Rice


Full slate ahead for Lamar tennis weekend

Men and women combine for six matches on weekend


Cards host Seminole State on Saturday

LU looks to use time off to build on last outings



Thompson Family Tennis Courts - Beaumont, TX


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

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