Nikita Berger
Nikita Berger
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Hartsville, SC
High School: Hartsville HS
Major: Biology

FMU: Returning letterwinner....PBC All-Academic Team 2019....CHE Palmetto Fellow....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2017 (fall), 2018 (spring, fall)....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2018....Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) 2018-19.

PERSONAL: 

  • Born Nikita Ann Berger in Hermiston, Oregon
  • Graduate of Hartsville High School, where she played under the direction of coach Lyrae Rogers
  • As a senior, she helped the Red Foxes reach the AAAA state tournament
  • As a junior, she helped Hartsville to a 12-1 record, with the lone loss coming in the Lower State semifinals fo the AAA state tournament
  • Advanced to the second round of the 2016 AAAA-AAA state singles tournament
  • Played No.1 at Hartsville in addition to a slew of junior tennis events
  • Played in the K-Swiss Kiawah Island Championships in October 2016
  • Prior to moving to Hartsville, was a standout at Unity High School in Quincy, Ill., where she also qualified for the state singles tournament
  • Nickname is Kita

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Artist  
  • Favorite Superhero: Batman
  • Favorite Athlete: Rafael Nadal
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Leap Year, The Big Valley, Bonanza 
  • Favorite Food: Asian food
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Oregon
  • Instagram Account: bergermeister22
  • Your Motivation Music:  For King & Country
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: Baptist Collegiate ministries (BCM)
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Hanging out with friends; listening to music
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Have fun, improve, play to the best of my ability 

CAREER TOTALS:

Year      Singles          Doubles   
2018 0-2 0-2