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Erik Nyman Athlete Profile

Erik Nyman

Erik Nyman
Height: 5-11 Weight: 155 Roster Years: 2000-2004 Hometown: Uppsala, Sweden Last School: Lundellskaskolan High School


  • Parents are Ingemar and Louise Nyman
  • His father is involved with track and field in Sweden
  • His mother is a physical education teacher
  • Began playing tennis at the age of eight in his hometown
  • Also loves to golf and looks up to Tiger Woods
  • Erik's 2003-04 preseason ranking is No. 99

Pearce's Comments: "Erik has improved greatly since last season. He is very capable of greatness. He's got enough weapons to hurt you in a big game and he'll be a great leader for the team."

Before BYU

  • Coached by Peter England at Lundellskaskolan High School



Year Singles Doubles
2000-01 12-9 14-9
2001-02 18-7 15-9
2002-03 20-11 22-14
2003-04 3-6 4-5
Career 43-44 55-37

2000-2001 | Freshman Year

  • Came to BYU on January 18, played in a match against UCLA the next day
  • Went 12-9 in singles, winning seven straight at one point
  • Played at every spot in singles except No. 1
  • Went 14-9 in doubles at the two and three spots
  • Named Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year

2001-2002 | Sophomore Year

  • Came back after a successful freshman season to post an impressive 18-7 record in singles at the No. 2,3 and 4 positions
  • Went 11-2 in region play
  • Eeamed up with Nicolas Losee to go 15-9 at the No. 2 and 3 positions

2002-2003 | Junior Year

  • Teamed up with Carlos Lozano to help the Cougars claim the third place spot in the Mountain West Conference Championships
  • Together Nyman and Lozano finished the season with a doubles record of 22-14
  • Finished the season by posting a 20-11 singles record

2003-2004 | Senior Year

  • Went 6-0 in singles and 5-1 in doubles in the BYU Invitational
  • Went 4-2 in singles and 1-1 in doubles in the ITA All-American Championship