Two-time letterwinner for the Blue Hens.
Saw limited time due to injury and competed in four singles and three doubles matches • saw majority of singles action fifth and sixth flights • played all three doubles matches alongside freshman Matt Renzi in the No. 2 spot.
Finished first season with the Blue Hens with records of 4-14 (singles) and 6-15 (doubles) • recorded a mark of 1-1 in top-flight singles action • picked up first career singles win with a No. 3 flight 7-6 (7-2), 6-3 victory over Stony Brook’s Celso de Vera Rehberger on Sept. 8 at the Navy Invitational • paired with sophomore Alex Sweet for the Navy Invitational Doubles Flight Championship.
Earned All-State and All-FCIAC regional honors • played for head coach EJ Haskell.
Zachary Emil Niklaus • born November 22, 1995 in Greenwich, Conn. • son of Dianne and Bruno Niklaus • has one younger brother, Noah • majoring in environmental engineering • holds a dual citizenship with USA and Switzerland • enjoys fishing • favorite sports team is the New York Giants.