2018 Season Highlights
- 4th Place – Nebraska Class A State Tennis Tournament
- #1 Singles – State 6th Place
- #2 Singles – State Round of 16
- #1 Doubles – State 4th Place
- #2 Doubles – State 3rd Place
- 6 LJS Academic All-State athletes
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Girls Tennis Information For 2019
Girls interested in trying out for tennis must contact Coach DeWispelare at firstname.lastname@example.org before February 1, 2019.
Summer weightlifting and conditioning for all sports
-Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays throughout the summer
-Grades 9-12 meet on the tennis courts at 9:00 am
-Wednesdays at 8:00 am at the track
This is a good way to get in shape for the tennis season.
Monday, July 9-Friday, July 13 – tennis camp for players entering grades 9-12. The camp will take place at Pius X from 9:00-11:30 am each day. The cost will be $60, which includes camp instruction and a camp t-shirt. The camp registration form is available HERE.
Monday, February 25 – tryouts begin – time and location TBA. Athletes MUST be present for all tryout sessions including February 25, 26 & 27. Athletes MUST have NSAA participation form and physical (dated after May 1, 2018) on record at Pius X by February 1 to participate. No exceptions.
Thursday, Feb. 28 – parent/player meeting for those who make the team – TBA
Ways to improve your game before tryouts
- Take lessons at Woods, Lincoln Racquet Club, Nebraska Tennis Center, or any other club throughout the city.
- Play tournaments – check USTA for a list of tournament opportunities throughout the state or check out this list of tournaments.
- Lift weights, work on strength, flexibility, and agility.
- Go to tennis camps and clinics.
- Play a lot of tennis. Play tennis every day.
Team Titles: 1988, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2004
Class B No. 1 Singles
Class B No. 2 Singles
1998-Maggie Gabelman, Lincoln Pius X
1997-Maggie Gabelman, Lincoln Pius X
1996-Jeniffer Nigro, Lincoln Pius X
1995-Christina Nigro, Lincoln Pius X
1989-Jane Higgins, Lincoln Pius X
Class B No. 1 Doubles
2005-Stephanie Sutton/Elizabeth Sutton
1998-Christina Nigro/Jeniffer Nigro
1997-Christina Nigro/Jeniffer Nigro
1995-Nan Strait/Jeniffer Nigro
1994-Colleen Matisons/Nan Strait
1991-Aralea Witte/Christina Merten
Class A No. 2 Doubles
2017-Abby Sullivan/Brooke Shreve
2016-Brooke Shreve/Abby Sullivan
Class B No. 2 Doubles
1995-Sheana Karre/Jenny Heiser
1988-Cindy Hartman/Lucy Caputo
1982-Ann Byington/Bridget Spethman