Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

7 Team and 21 Individual Champions
Third Place at 2019 State Tournament
5 Academic All Staters in 2019

Girls Tennis


Nolan DeWispelare tennis coach speech and journalism teacher

Nolan DeWispelare
Head Coach

Kole Harrach
Assistant Coach


First Day of Practice/Tryouts for Spring Sports
Mar 1 all-day
First Day of Practice/Tryouts for Spring Sports

Comments: Baseball, Boys and Girls Track, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Golf, Girls Tennis

Tennis: Girls Varsity vs. Lincoln East (Home) @ Lincoln Pius X High School Tennis Courts
Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Type: Dual Opponent: Lincoln East

Tennis: Girls JV vs. Papillion-La Vista South”>Multiple Schools (Away) @ Papillion-LaVista High School
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Type: Triangular Opponent: Papillion-La Vista South”>Multiple Schools

Tennis: Girls Varsity vs. Papillion-La Vista”>Multiple Schools (Away) @ Papillion-LaVista South High School
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Type: Triangular Opponent: Papillion-La Vista”>Multiple Schools

2020 Tryout Information

  • March 9 & 10 – Tryouts will be from 3:40-5:30 pm at Pius X. If weather allows us to be outside, we will. If courts are wet, we will be in the gym. All players need to be at all tryout sessions.
  • March 11 – Parent/player meeting for girls who make the team at 5:30 pm in the Pius X commons.
  • All players must have a physical on file at Pius X in order to participate.

Ways to improve your game before tryouts

  • Take lessons at Woods, Lincoln Racquet Club, 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

Photo Gallery