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  Sonja Nikolic
School: University of Houston
Year: Senior
Home Town: Garmish
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High School: University of Alabama
Height: 5-9
Birth Date: Monday, May 14, 1984
Dominant Hand: Right
Major: Business
Singles Record: 28-33
Doubles Record: 22-23

2006-07 Season (Senior)
Nikolic compiled an 8-7 mark during the fall season ... made semifinals of White Singles Flight at Cougar Fall Draw (Oct. 6-8) ... notched a pair of qualifying wins at Wilson/ITA Southwest Regionals (Oct. 19-23) ... one of four Cougars to play in main draw ... concluded fall season with finals berth at the Houston Quad (Nov. 3-5).

2005-06 Season (Junior)
Nikolic totaled an 18-17 overall record in singles play ... saw action in No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 positions during the spring season ... tied for second on the squad with three match clinching victories ... most successful with a 9-8 mark in the No. 3 slot ... opened the spring winning her first three matches (Jan. 29-Feb. 1) ... clinched match with a 6-0, 6-3 win over Stephen F. Austin (Jan. 29) ... earned a hard-fought 7-5, 2-6, 6-1 win with match tied at 3-3 against Texas State (March 4) ... the win over Texas State snapped a personal five-match losing streak ... picked up her play winning seven of eight matches (March 10-April 1) ... during that stretch picked up key conference wins against Tulsa (March 26) and UTEP (April 1) in the No. 3 spot ... clinched match with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Louisiana Tech (April 8) ... finished the fall season with a 6-4 mark ... notched a 6-1, 6-1 win over Tulane in her first match as a Cougar at the Wilson ITA Southwest Regional qualifying (Oct. 22) ... racked up a 3-1 mark at the Cougar Fall Classic (Oct. 28-30) ... paired with Loli Gomez going 7-7 in the No. 1 doubles position ... four of the duo's seven victories clinched the doubles point ... opened the spring season winning its first three decisions (Jan. 29-Feb. 1) ... two of the three wins against Prairie View A&M (Jan. 29) and Southern Miss (Feb. 1) clinched the doubles point ... concluded the regular season clinching two consecutive doubles points against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (April 7) and Arkansas State (April 9) ... also teamed up with Sarah Reimer winning six of her eight doubles matches ... the duo won all five matches played during the spring season, including a pair of wins at the Conference USA Tournament against East Carolina (April 21) and Rice (April 22) in the No. 3 position.

Before Houston
Played two seasons at the University of Alabama under Jenny Mainz ... fought injuries most of her freshman season with the Crimson Tide ... made semifinals of flight D at the SEC Fall Classic ... filled in at the SEC Tournament ... went 8-6 in the fall of 2004 as a sophomore, including a 1-1 mark against players from UH at the San Diego State Fall Classic ... only spring action came in No. 3 doubles slot at No. 23 Georgia Tech and against No. 39 Rice.

High School
Attended Werdenfels High School in Germany ... ranked No. 10 in Bavaria and 105th in the European rankings ... won a number of junior tournaments in Germany ... competed in the Orange Bowl Classic, Eddie Herr and Prince Cup international tournaments in 1999.

Daughter of Zonca and Nebojsa Nikolic ... born on May 14, 1984 ... her father was a tennis junior champion in Yugoslavia ... major is business ... chose to attend UH "because of the great team and coach in addition to the excellent study program."