Nikita Pradeep
Nikita  Pradeep

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Clements HS '16

Height:
5-3

Major:
Computer Engineering


10/18/2017

Aggies head into last fall season tournament

The five-day ITA Northwest Regional Championships will take place once again in Palo Alto, Calif.

10/08/2017

Aggies win a doubles crown on the last day of tournament

Breisacher and Pradeep won the Flight

10/08/2017

Doubles duo advance to Final Round after day two

Breisacher and Pradeep qualify to Flight “B” finals in doubles play, while Green advances to Flight “A” consolation semifinals in singles play

10/06/2017

Breisacher gets singles wins over No. 1 seed

Breisacher defeated the No. 1 seeded player in the Flight

10/05/2017

Second fall tournament takes place in Moraga

Women's tennis resumes their tournament season at the Saint Mary's Fall Invitational starting Friday

2016-17: Finished her freshman season with a 17-8 overall, 16-5 dual, 1-3 tournament and 3-3 conference singles record... Tied for second amongst the team in singles wins... Led the team in win percentage in singles play at .680... Went on a 12 match win streak between January 28 and March 10... Won five of those twelve matches without allowing a single point to her opponent... Was undefeated at both the No. 2 position (2-0) and the No. 5 position (9-0)... also went 3-4 at No. 3 and 2-1 at No. 6... Finished with a 12-13 overall, 11-9 dual, 1-4 tournament and 2-4 conference record in doubles... Began the year with Lani-Rae Green in tournament play before partnering with Samantha Martino for the majority of 2017... Pradeep and Martino finished 9-8 together including shutout victories over Sonoma State (2/05) and Chaminade (2/10)... closed out the final four matches of doubles play with Kristy Jorgensen at the No. 1 position for 2-1 overall record and two Big West wins over Long Beach State (4/07) and UC Riverside (4/22).

CLEMENTS HS '16: Led Clements High School to three consecutive league titles... Team finished 15th, 11th and eighth within its section during her sophomore, junior and senior seasons... Competed at the No. 1 position all three years... Pradeep captured third place individual finishes at the 2014 and 2016 state playoffs... Won an individual state championship in 2015... Earned Academic Excellence from 2014-16 for maintaining a 3.0 GPA or above.

PERSONAL: Soja and Pradeep Nair are her mother and father... Recorded a No. 5 state and No. 45 national ranking during her high school career... Won several USTA Texas Super Championship Tournaments... Not many people know that she is a self-proclaimed "very dorky nerd" when it comes to video games... Would choose volleyball if she could play another sport at UC Davis... Roger Federer is her sports hero... Post-UC Davis plans include developing video games while working at Nintendo or Sony... Favorite hobbies, other than her sport, include eating... The top three things on her bucket list include visiting Tokyo, cliff diving and working at her dream job... Chose UC Davis because the team was very friendly and welcoming; also felt that the school was a perfect fit for her.

Year Singles 1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 Doubles 1 D2 D3
2016-17 -- -- 2-0 3-4 9-0 2-1 2-1 -- 9-8
Totals -- -- 2-0 3-4 9-0 2-1 2-1 -- 9-8

NOTE: Dual records listed above