Nikita Katsnelson
Nikita Katsnelson
Height: 6-5
Weight: 160
Year: Soph
High School: Odessa Gymnasium No. 1 (Ukraine)
Major: Business Administration

Cerritos College Men’s Tennis (2016): Teamed with Sasha Krasnov to win the ITA Regional Doubles championship in the off-season… The duo teamed to reach the semifinals of the CCCAA State Championships, while he reached the quarterfinals in singles play… Lost to Krasnov in the singles championship of the South Coast Conference Tournament, while the two paired for the doubles title… Posted a 16-6 record in singles play, which included a 10-4 mark in the #2 position on the ladder… He and Krasnov had an 18-5 record as doubles partners…..

Odessa Gymnasium No. 1 (Ukraine) HS: Played in tournaments throughout his country during his high school years…..

Personal: Prior to his freshman season, he reached the finals of the ITA Tournament and Falcon Classic in singles action… Most memorable moment was when he defeated the top ranked player in Russia at the European Tournament in Kiev, Ukraine… Would like to transfer to any Division I school… Hobbies include playing soccer and listening to music… Nicknamed “The Kid”… Has one sister – Yulia (26)… Is the son of Aleksandr and Zoya Katsnelson… Born in Odessa, Ukraine on January 20, 1998…..

Favorite Athlete: Roger Federer               Favorite Movie:  “Interstellar”
Favorite Food:  BBQ                                Favorite TV Show:  “The Walking Dead”
Favorite Book: “The Da Vinci Code”