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


Tennis: Girls JV Dual vs Crete (Home) @ Lincoln Pius X High School
Mar 30 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Type: nonconference Opponent: Crete

Tennis: Girls Varsity Dual vs Crete (Home) @ Lincoln Pius X High School
Mar 30 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Type: nonconference Opponent: Crete

Tennis: Girls Varsity Dual vs Lincoln East (Home)
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Type: conference Opponent: Lincoln East

2019 Season Highlights

  • 3rd Place – Nebraska Class A State Tennis Tournament
  • #1 Singles – 6th Place
  • #2 Singles – 4th Place
  • #1 Doubles – 3rd Place
  • #2 Doubles – 2nd Place
  • 6 LJS Academic All-State athletes

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

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