Girls Tennis


Nolan DeWispelare tennis coach speech and journalism teacher

Nolan DeWispelare
Head Coach

Kole Harrach
Assistant Coach

2019 Girls Tennis Team

Practice Schedule 3/11-3/15

Monday, March 11 – Practice 3:30-5:00
Tuesday, March 12 – Practice 3:30-5:30
Wednesday, March 13 – Practice 3:40-5:30
Thursday, March 14 – Practice 3:40-5:30
Friday, March 15 – Practice 3:40-TBA


2019 Pius X girls tennis team:
Caroline Schieuer, Kendall Scott 

Maggie Barie, Gigi Carr, Grace Driewer, Grace Felder, Laura Pfeifer, Julia Wordekemper

Anna Burt, Sophie Carpenter, Clare Plachy, Abby Reese, Stacie Thompson

Kennedy Shreve, Sara Tucker, Aly Woita


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

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.

Go Bolts!

Program History


Team Titles: 1988, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2004

Class B No. 1 Singles

2000-Laura Nigro
1999-Laura Nigro
1998-Laura Nigro
1997-Laura Nigro
1988-Shelley Matisons

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

2018 Photo Gallery