Nik Scholtz
Nik Scholtz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Caledon, South Africa

High School:
Paarl Boys

Height:
6-5

Experience:
3L


01/24/2015

Rebels Rally to Top No. 13 Florida

Advance to Face South Carolina in Championship Match

01/23/2015

Scholtz Explains Decision to Return

Reigning SEC Player of the Year Looks Ahead to Senior Season

01/22/2015

Rebels Head to Florida for ITA Kick-Off

Face No. 13 Florida in First Round

01/15/2015

Chase to Waco Begins Friday for Rebels

Face UCF in First Dual Match of the Season

01/11/2015

Rebel Netters Sweep FGCU in Doubles

Four More Wins Highlight Final Day

05/21/2014

ITA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Ole Miss men's tennis head coach Billy Chadwick was inducted into the ITA Hall of Fame May 21, 2014 in Athens, Georgia.

03/17/2013

No. 4 Rebels vs. No. 23 Vanderbilt

No. 4 Rebels vs. No. 23 Vanderbilt

THREE-TIME ALL-AMERICAN
2014 SEC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
THREE-TIME ALL-SEC FIRST TEAM
2012 SEC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
2012 ITA SOUTHERN REGION ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
2013 NCAA DOUBLES SEMIFINALIST
2012 NCAA SINGLES QUARTERFINALIST
SEC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
DEAN'S HONOR ROLL

2013-14 (JUNIOR)
SEC Player of the Year ... All-American for the third consecutive year ... Finished the year ranked No. 14 in singles ... Third consecutive year finishing inside the top 20 in singles ... Named to All-SEC first team ... Became the fourth Rebel to be named SEC Player of the Year and the first to be named SEC Freshman and Player of the Year in his career ... Earned the No. 1 ranking in the ITA Southern Region ... Helped lead the Rebels to their 21st consecutive NCAA appearance ... Helped the Rebels advance to the second round of the NCAA Championships ... Advanced to the round of 16 in singles at the NCAA Championships ... Finished the year with an overall record of 27-7, 15-1 at No. 1 singles ... Defeated Kentucky's No. 10 ranked player Tom Jomby twice ... Defeated No. 10 Harrison Adams to help the Rebels defeat No. 10 Texas A&M 4-3 ... Defeated No. 11 ranked Yannick Hanfmann of Southern California ... Helped clinch the victory over No. 23 ranked Vanderbilt ... Finalist at the ITA Southern Regional for the second year in a row ... Earned an at-large bid to the National Indoor Championships.

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)
Helped lead the Rebels to a final national ranking of No. 10, their 20th consecutive NCAA appearance and 10th SEC West title ... Ended the year ranked No. 17 in the nation in singles and No. 4 in doubles ... One of only six players in the nation to finish ranked top 20 in singles and top 10 in doubles ... Earned All-America honors for the second time in his career ... One of just nine players to earn the honor in both singles and doubles ... Second year in a row to earn All-America honors in both singles and doubles ... Earned All-SEC First Team honors for the second year in a row ... Advanced to the NCAA Final Four in doubles ... Qualified for the NCAA Championships in singles and doubles for the second year in a row ... Seeded 9-16 in NCAA singles and No. 3 in doubles ... Second year in a row to be seeded in singles ... Posted a 20-9 overall record, 12-6 at No. 1 singles ... Teamed with Jonas Lutjen for a 20-7 overall record ... The duo went 15-3 at No. 1 ... Named SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 20 ... Posted a 7-0 record in singles and doubles to help the Rebels to a 2-1 record at the ITA National Team Indoor ... ITA Southern Regional Singles Champion ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Made the Dean's Honor Roll in the spring.

SPRING 2012 (FRESHMAN)
All-American in singles and doubles ... One of only nine players and the only freshman to earn All-America honors in both singles and doubles ... SEC Freshman of the Year ... ITA Southern Region Rookie of the Year ... NCAA Quarterfinalist in singles ... First Rebel to be named SEC Freshman of the Year ... Second highest ranked freshman in the country at No. 14 ... Also ended the year ranked No. 10 nationally in doubles ... Only freshman in the nation to earn All-America honors in both singles and doubles ... Played No. 1 singles and doubles ... One of only two freshman on the All-SEC first team ... Helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the 16th time ... Posted a 21-9 overall record, 14-7 at No. 1 singles ... Teamed with Jonas Lutjen for an 18-6 record, 8-3 at No. 1 doubles ... Led the Rebels to the SEC Tournament Semifinals for the 15th time in school history ... Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week on March 14 ... SEC Indoor Championships singles semifinalist ... Made the UMAA Honor Roll in the fall.

PRIOR TO OLE MISS
Ranked No. 1 in South Africa in 18-under ... Achieved a career-high ranking of No. 22 in the ITF World Junior Rankings ... Played in all four junior grand slams.

PERSONAL
Son of Calla and Lizahn Scholtz ... Born February 5, 1991 ... Major - General Studies ... Enjoys fishing, hunting and golf ... Athletes most admired are Muhammad Ali and Usain Bolt ... Favorite tennis player is Marat Safin ... Dad was a professional rugby player.

CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR OVERALL SINGLES DUAL SINGLES OVERALL DOUBLES DUAL DOUBLES
2013-14 27-7 16-1 7-13 6-11
2012-13 20-9 12-6 20-7 15-3
2011-12 21-9 14-7 19-6 18-4
TOTALS 68-25 42-14 46-26 39-18
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