Nikita Pradeep
Nikita  Pradeep


Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Clements HS '16


Computer Engineering


Saint Mary’s edge Aggies at home

UC Davis women’s tennis holds a 7-2 overall record after this competition weekend


Women’s Tennis wins their dual with the Dons

Aggies scored the doubles point, as well as three of the four finished singles matches


Aggies gear up for duals with the Dons and Gaels

Women’s tennis starts off their weekend with a matchup against San Francisco on Saturday, and then a home match against Saint Mary’s the following day


Aggies upset Hawai'i in conference opener

UC Davis went four for six in singles, and all four matches were won in straight-sets over the Rainbow Wahine


Aggies edge Tigers with 5-2 victory

UC Davis won all three doubles matches, and went four for six in singles

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