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Nikita Lis
Nikita  Lis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kaliningrad, Russia

High School:
Lyceum No. 49

Height:
6-1

Birthdate:
04/10/1995

Experience:
1L

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.

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

04/03/2015

Hot start earned Cards first conference win

Lamar is 1-0 in league play after 6-1 win over Incarnate Word

03/21/2015

Cardinals down Oral Roberts, 5-2

Remain undefeated over Golden Eagles under Shankles

03/19/2015

Cardinals finish road swing in Arlington

Oral Roberts, UT-Arlington next on the docket for LU

03/16/2015

Presbyterian battles for win over Cards

Cards/Blue Hose take five singles matches to three sets in tight match

03/15/2015

Cardinals split two-match day

Lamar wins 7-0 over USC-Upstate and loses 5-2 to Wofford

04/27/2015

HIGHLIGHTS::SLC TOURNEY::TAMUCC

(BEAUMONT, TX) - HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE SLC TOURNEY.

04/09/2014

HIGHLIGHTS: TAMUCC @ LAMAR

Thompson Family Tennis Courts - Beaumont, TX

02/26/2014

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

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