Athlete Of The Week: Nick Lewis


Name: Nick Lewis

Sport: Tennis

Grade: 12


Nick has been Tyrone’s number one singles player all season. He currently has a singles record of 5-4, and is undefeated in the Mountain League. He also won a three-hour match earlier this season.

Head Coach Randy Irvin’s quote:

“Nick is a very talented, athletic, hardworking, and smart tennis player.  Nick does a great job of making adjustments to his competition so that he can beat them.  Nick is a great team player, a great role model for the younger players, and he is just a joy to coach.”

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Nick Lewis: “I joined my freshman year with Dean Grassi just to try something new, and it ended up being a lot of fun.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

NL: Football, 4-square, Rubix Cube, and Candyland Tournaments.

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

NL: Pittsburgh Steelers

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

NL: TJ Watt

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

NL: “My parents and siblings because they are all very supportive in everything I do.”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

NL: NF, Jack Harlow, Jermey Zucker, and Zac Brown Band.

EE: Favorite movie/show?

NL: Forrest Gump or Wreck-It Ralph.

EE: Favorite food?

NL: “A classic wings and fries combo.”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

NL: “Find the balance between taking a sport seriously and also having fun while doing it.”

EE: What are your future goals?

NL: “Graduate Penn State with a master’s degree in secondary education and become a high school principal someday.”