Colonials Close 2014 With 20-Spot Improvement From 2013
Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities
Colonials Fall to South Carolina, 4-1, in NCAA First Round
Dias Named Most Outstanding Performer, Munoz Tabbed League's Coach of the Year
Colonials Battle for Four Singles Wins to Earn League's Automatic Bid to NCAA Tournament
2012-13: Named team MVP during first season with Colonials...Wrapped junior year as No. 100 singles player in final ITA National Rankings and No. 12 player in ITA Atlantic Region...Named to Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team...Entered spring season with No. 96 national ranking...Upset four nationally ranked opponents, including No. 28 Max Wennakoski of VCU in A-10 Championship title match to force doubles play...Helped GW reach league title match for fourth straight year...Produced a team-best overall record of 24-8 and dual-match record of 17-6, competing primarily at No. 1 slot...Claimed UVA Ranked +1 Invitational Gold Singles title with upset victory over No. 70 Sebastian Stiefelmeyer of Louisville (Sept. 23, 2012)...Teamed up with freshman Danil Zelenkov for 21-7 overall record and 14-5 spring mark as GW's No. 2 duo...He and Zelenkov finished season on eight-match winning streak and were tabbed No. 10 doubles team in ITA Atlantic Region...Pair reached ITA Atlantic Regional doubles semifinal round with upset victory over No. 28 team from Penn State (Oct. 21, 2012)...Named A-10 Performer of the Week (March 6, 2013)...Won nine of final 10 singles matches.
Prior to GW: Competed for two years at Stony Brook University...Named America East Rookie of the Year in 2011...All-conference First Team selection for both singles and doubles his sophomore season...Named to America East All-Academic team...Posted a 26-8 mark over two seasons at No. 1 singles...Named America East Player of the Week three times in 2012...Closed sophomore season with No. 14 ranking in Northeast Region by ITA.
High School: Ranked among the top-20 players in Russia...Earned a top-400 ranking by the International Tennis Federation.
Personal: Born Nikita Fomin on March 17, 1991 in Moscow, Russia...Son of Svetlana and Vladimir Fomin...Has two younger sisters, Dasha and Polina...Majoring in business administration and finance.
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Fletcher, Afanasev Sweep A-10 Weekly Honors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - George Washington men's tennis has swept Atlantic 10 weekly awards, with junior Chris Fletcher earning Player of the Week and Dennis...
Men's Tennis Wins Fourth Straight on Sunday
STERLING, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis team won its fourth-straight match on Sunday, defeating St. John's, 5-2, at Trump National Golf Club.
Men's Tennis Shuts Out Navy
STERLING, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis squad opened a pair of weekend matches with a dominant, 7-0, victory over Navy on Saturday afternoon at...
Men's Tennis Set for Weekend Matches
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's tennis team returns to action with a pair of weekend matches at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. ...
Men's Tennis Downs Temple
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's tennis team overcame a 2-0 deficit to defeat visiting Temple, 4-2, at the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center on...
Men's Tenis' Tverijonas Earns National Ranking
TEMPE, Ariz. - George Washington men's tennis senior Julius Tverijonas has broken into the ITA national singles rankings at No. 118 in the Feb. 21 rankings.
Men's Tennis Closes Weekend with Win
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis team closed the weekend with a victory over DePaul on Saturday at William & Mary, 6-1.
Men's Tennis Falls at William & Mary
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The George Washington men's tennis team fell at William & Mary on Friday afternoon, 5-2, to begin a pair of road matches this weekend.