Mikus Losbergs
Mikus Losbergs
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marupe, Latvia
High School: Marupe Secondary School

2019 Season
Named first team all-Big Sky Conference for the second time (2017, 2019)…named all-league four times during his career, including a second team choice in 2016 and 2018…also named first team all-conference in doubles play…finished the 2019 season with a 10-7 dual singles record, all at the No. 1 spot of the lineup…that included an 8-3 record when playing an opponent from a Big Sky school…won each of his last three, and five of his final six singles matches of the season…of his 10 singles victories, eight came in straight sets…posted a 6-3, 6-4 win in the Big Sky Tournament against Idaho State’s David Felix…becomes the Hornets’ first four-time all-Big Sky selection since Kiryl Harbatsiuk accomplished the feat from 2008-11…named the Big Sky Player of the Week and Sacramento State Student-Athlete of the Week on Feb. 6…named first team all-league in doubles with Louis Chabut after going 11-4 overall, all at No. 1 in the team’s lineup…that included an 8-2 record against Big Sky opposition…won five of their last six matches of the season, including a 6-2 victory in the Big Sky Tournament against Idaho State…did not begin playing together until Feb. 1, and immediately clicked, winning five of their first six matches together…only two losses in league play came by 6-4 scores…overall, Losbergs was 11-7 in doubles play…finished his career 47-39 in dual singles play and 29-14 in Big Sky matches…played at No. 1 in all but one of those contests…also went 49-33 in dual doubles play, 28-12 in league…all of those matches came at No. 1.

2018 Season
Was a first team all-Big Sky Conference selection in doubles play, and a second team all-league choice in singles…in singles, he has now been named all-conference each of his three seasons, including second team as a freshman and first team as a sophomore…played in all 21 spring matches for the Hornets…finished the year with a 6-5 record against conference competition…won five of his final nine singles matches of the season…named Big Sky Player of the Week on April 11…Losbergs and teammate Kasparas Zemaitelis were 13-6 in doubles play, including an 8-3 mark against league opposition…one of just three doubles teams from the conference to be named first team…the tandem won six of their final seven matches of the season, and the duo fared well in close matches, going 5-1 in matchups decided by 7-5 or 7-6 scores…a Big Sky All-Academic selection for the third straight year…recipient of the ITA Scholar-Athlete award for the second straight year.

2017 Season

A first team all-Big Sky Conference selection after playing all 25 dual singles matches during the spring…24 of those matches came at No. 1 in the team’s lineup…now a two-time all-Big Sky selection as he was named to the second team a year ago…finished with a 16-8 singles record, including an 8-3 mark in the Big Sky…went 16-7 at No. 1 in the team’s lineup and 0-1 at No. 2…that included winning each of his final five, and seven of the last eight matches of the season…of his 16 wins, 13 came in straight sets, including a 6-2, 6-0 win over Yale’s Tayler Lu, who was ranked 65th in the nation at the time…in the Big Sky Tournament, Losbergs posted a 6-2, 6-2 win in the quarterfinals against Montana State, and was in the third set of his semifinal match against Idaho before that match was halted…named the Big Sky Player of the Week on Feb. 1…was also named second team all-Big Sky in doubles play with teammate Kasparas Zemaitelis…the duo posted a 10-5 dual doubles record, including a 5-1 mark in conference play…all of those matches came at No. 1 in the team’s lineup…the pair won eight of their final 10 doubles matches of the regular season, which included a seven-match winning streak…was a nominee for the Sacramento State Male Student-Athlete of the Year…a Big Sky all-academic selection…recipient of the ITA Scholar-Athlete award.

2016 Season
A second team all-Big Sky Conference selection as a true freshman…also named Big Sky Player of the Week on Jan. 20…was a finalist for Sacramento State’s Male Newcomer of the Year…one of just four players from around the Big Sky named second team all-league…played all of his matches in the No. 1 singles position for the Hornets, and also played every match at No. 1 doubles…did not miss a match all spring in either singles or doubles (two of his singles and doubles matches went unfinished)…in dual singles play, he posted a 14-10 record, including a 10-3 mark against Big Sky opposition…won each of his final four singles matches of the year, including straight sets wins at No. 1 over opponents from Montana (6-3, 6-2) and Weber State (6-2, 6-2) in the Big Sky Tournament…of his 14 singles victories, 11 came in straight sets, and one of those wins came against Idaho’s Odon Barta who was a first team all-league selection…Losbergs defeated Barta, 6-3, 6-2, in a match that was finished quickly…in doubles play, Losbergs spent a portion of the season nationally ranked with teammate Kasparas Zemaitelis…the pair was ranked as high as 30th in the nation, and became the first Sacramento State doubles squad to receive a national ranking since 2010…the duo finished the season 10-12 overall and 5-5 in Big Sky play…Losbergs also played one match with teammate Niranjan Ram and one with Joaquin Marquez, and finished the season 11-13 overall in doubles…a Big Sky All-Academic selection.

Prior to Sacramento State
A 2015 graduate of Marupe Secondary School…played tennis for 11 years at the Marupe Tennis School in Jaunmarupe…had an International Tennis Federation ranking of 286 after posting a combined singles and doubles record of 65-47…that included a 40-21 doubles record…was a nominee to play on Latvia’s Davis Cup team.

Personal
A communication studies major who graduated from Sacramento State in the spring of 2019.