Nikola Bubnic
Nikola  Bubnic


Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Sportska gimnazija

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180



Bubnic falls in first round of NCAAs

Nikola Bubnic lost to USC's Emilio Gomez 6-4, 6-4.


USD men dropped by UCLA 4-0 in second round of NCAAs

The Toreros saw their season end in the second round for the second consecutive year.


Toreros win 1st round NCAA match against Fresno State

Will face UCLA on Sunday at 1pm


USD opens NCAA tournament on Saturday vs. Fresno State

If they win, the Toreros will play the winner of the No. 5 UCLA/Eastern Kentucky match on Sunday.


Nikola Bubnic in field of 64 for NCAA singles championships

The senior will be making his first individual appearance at the NCAAs.


USD Men's Tennis Senior Day 2012

USD Men's Tennis Senior Day | Apr. 19, 2012 vs. San Diego State


USD Men's Tennis @ Rice - 3/10/12

USD Men's Tennis @ Rice - 3/10/12 | Galleria Tennis and Athletic Club, Houston, TX | Photos courtesy of Jim Hilton


USD Men's Tennis vs. Marquette - 3/16/12

USD Men's Tennis vs. Marquette - 3/16/12 | Hogan Tennis Center | Photos by Brock Scott,


2011 West Coast Conference Championships

2011 WCCs from Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, CA

Junior ('10-'11): Posted a 26-10 overall singles record, including an 18-7 dual singles mark playing primarily at No. 2... Earned his highest Campbell/ITA singles ranking of the spring at No. 92 on April 12th... Was named first-team All-WCC in singles and second-team All-WCC in doubles with Nils Schive... Set a new career-long winning streak by winning 11 singles matches from February 5th to March 25th... Won both of his singles matches in the WCC Championships to help USD win its first WCC title since 1990... Defeated BYU's Spencer Smith 7-5, 7-5 in the first round of the NCAAs, helping the Toreros earn their first NCAA win since 1990... Defeated Stanford's Ryan Thacher, then-ranked 32nd, 7-6, 4-6, 10-8 on April 6th, for his highest win over a ranked opponent on the year... Named WCC Player of the Month in singles for the month of March... In doubles, teamed primarily with Nils Schive at No. 2, posting an overall doubles record of 12-14 and 11-11 in dual play... In the fall, went 6-3 in singles, including a five-match singles winning streak from Sept. 18 to Oct. 4th... Competed in the Racquet Club Collegiate Invite (Midland, TX), the D'Novo/ITA All-American Championships (Tulsa, OK), and the ITA Southwestern Regional Championships... Earned a Campbell/ITA singles ranking of 67th on September 10th, the highest singles ranking of his career.

Sophomore ('09-'10): Had an outstanding combined fall and spring season, finishing 30-6 overall singles and 17-3 in dual competition... Was the first USD men's tennis player since Jose Luis Noriega (31-4 in 1991) to earn 30 singles victories for the combined fall and spring campaign... Went 14-2 at the No. 2 spot in duals... Was 3-1 while competing at the No. 1 position... In the tandem competition, teamed with three different partners and garnered an overall dual record of 9-7, capturing his best mark of 4-4 at No. 3 with Abdullah Hashem... Named to the All-WCC First Team for singles... Closed out the season ranked No. 90 in the Campbell/ITA College Tennis Singles Rankings... Slotted as high as No. 82 in the rankings... Helped the Toreros to a third place finish at the WCC Championships by winning two matches against Bryan Thorp (6-3, 6-4) of Portland and Asaf Cohen (6-4, 7-6) of San Francisco... Kicked off the 2010 dual campaign by reaching the semifinals of the National Collegiate Tennis Classic held in Palm Springs... Picked up three singles wins at the NCTC, including an upset of previously 36th-ranked Clay Donato of University of North Carolina... Captured ten singles victories while competing in the UC Irvine Invitational, ITA Regionals, and So Cal Intercollegiate Championships for the fall campaign... Defeated Daniel Nguyen of University of Southern California, who ended the season 16-1 in dual action and ranked No. 83 in the ITA polls, at the ITA Regionals... Upset preseason No. 57 Kallim Stewart of UCLA at the So Cal Intercollegiate Championships.

Freshman ('08-'09): Joined the team in January for the spring '09 season... Turned in a solid effort for the Toreros in his first season with San Diego, going 11-11 while competing primarily at the No. 4 position (8-9)... Won both his matches while competing at the No. 2 position... Helped the Toreros to a second place finish in the WCC Tournament by defeating Johan Berhof (6-2, 6-4) of LMU and Geoff Hernandez (6-1, 6-3) of Portland in the second round of play.

High School/Junior: Attended Sportska gimnazija in Belgrade, Serbia... Graduated in 2007.

Personal: Born on December 27th, 1988 in Belgrade, Serbia... Chose USD for the great tennis program, the education and beautiful location.

Major:Business Administration

Nikola's Career Singles Records

Season Overall Dual Indiv. vs. Ranked WCC No. 1 No. 2 No. 3 No. 4 No. 5 No. 6
2011-12 5-1 --- 5-1 1-0 1-0 --- --- --- --- --- ---
2010-11 26-10 18-7 8-3 2-5 3-2 1-0 10-6 7-1 --- --- ---
2009-10 30-6 17-3 13-3 1-2 4-2 3-1 14-2 --- --- --- ---
2008-09 11-11 11-11 --- 0-2 4-1 --- 2-0 0-1 8-9 1-1 ---
Career 72-28 46-21 26-7 4-9 12-5 4-1 26-8 7-2 8-9 1-1 ---

Nikola's Career Doubles Records

Season Overall Dual Indiv. vs. Ranked WCC No. 1 No. 2 No. 3
2011-12 5-3 --- 5-3 2-1 2-0 --- --- ---
2010-11 12-14 11-11 1-3 0-2 2-1 2-4 9-6 0-1
2009-10 13-10 9-7 4-3 --- 2-2 2-2 3-1 4-4
2008-09 5-10 5-10 --- --- 2-1 --- 4-6 1-4
Career 35-37 25-28 10-9 2-3 8-4 4-6 16-13 5-9

Nikola Bubnic

Bubnic was a first-team All-WCC selection in singles in 2011.

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Pack the Pavilion Night Against BYU
No. 6 Toreros battle No. 11 BYU for the first place spot in conference
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Toreros Prepare For Butler
Smith and Coach Lindsey talk challenges and strategies for first away PFL game
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Meet the Toreros: Megan Jacobsen
Jacobsen is a 6'2" middle blocker from Tacoma, Washington
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USD Wins Big Conference Game Against Dayton
Toreros beat Dayton 34-22
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Volleyball Plays USF for First WCC Play
Kristen Gengenbacher & Kaity Edwards talk about excitement for WCC play
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USD Hosts Dayton in PFL Opener
Co-Captain Brian Riley & Coach Lindsey talk about the challenges of the Saturday's game
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Volleyball Highlights from Wins Over UCSB and LBSU
Volleyball up to no. 7 after dominant weekend
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Meet The Toreros: Ana Ramos
Freshman guard from Portugal
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Cross Country Shows Speed on Home Course
The women finished second overall & the men finished fourth overall
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Meet the Toreros: Kaity Edwards
6-2 MH From Playa Del Rey, CA
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Second Home Tournament Preview
Lauren Schad & Jayden Kennedy talk about new ranking and preview upcoming games
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Home Cross Country Race Preview
Head Coach Guarino and seniors Benster & Smith talk about the new team
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Volleyball Highlights from Home Tournament Sweep
Volleyball beats UCI, CU and UCLA at their first home tournament
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Sixth Man Night
Head Coach Smith talks about upcoming annual fundraiser
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Volleyball's First Home Tournament of the Season
Kramer & Jennings recap last game and share excitement for upcoming tournament
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Football Plays Cal Poly After 27-0 Opening Week Win
Giorgi and Lindsey recap game against WNM and preview Cal Poly
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Men's Soccer Home Opener Preview
Price & McFadden preview UCD & Sac State
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WNMU recap
Postgame Highlights & Interviews
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Who's Next?
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Western New Mexico Preview
Jamal Agnew & Anthony Lawrence break down WNMU.
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USD vs. Stanford Volleyball UPSET
Torero women win 3 of 5 sets against #11 Stanford.
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Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Pineiro
Versatile 6'6" forward will redshirt 2016-17 season.
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Men's Soccer Kicks Off Season In NC
Coach McFadden & Michael Turner Preview Matches vs Duke & Elon.
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Softball Golf Tournament Promo
September 17th at Bernardo Heights CC.
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Meet the Toreros: Isaiah Wright
Former Utah Ute will redshirt the 2016-17 season.
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Training Camp Update
Team prepares for Saturday scrimmage.
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Meet the Toreros: Patricia Brossmann
6'0" freshman forward from Berlin, Germany.
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Meet the Toreros: Mark Carbone
6'2" freshman guard from Wethersfield, CT.
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Meet the Toreros: Madison Pollock
6'1" freshman guard from Snohomish, Wash.
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Women's Soccer In the Community
Toreros host soccer skills clinic at Linda Vista Elementary.
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Meet the Toreros: Juwan Gray
6'8" freshman forward from Dover, Delaware.
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Toreros Open Training Camp
The USD women's soccer team began training camp today.
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Meet the Toreros: Nassir Barrino
6'0" freshman guard from Newark, New Jersey.
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Meet the Toreros: José Martinez
6'10" freshman forward from Cayey, Puerto Rico.
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Meet the Toreros: Frank Ryder
6'10" freshman forward from Boulder, Colo.
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2015-16 Highlight Video
All the top plays from 2015-16
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Jordan Angus - Male Torero of the Year
Angus reflects on his time at USD
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Malina Hood - Female Torero of the Year
Malina Hood looks back at her USD career
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NCAA Tournament Preview
San Diego faces Vanderbilt in first round
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2016 Celebration of Excellence
Behind the Scenes at the COE
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Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
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Men's Tennis senior Day
The Toreros host LMU and Pepperdine Saturday and Sunday
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Softball WCC Preview
The Toreros host Saint Mary's Saturday and Sunday
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2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Toreros show speed against the nation's top crews
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The Torero Baseball Experience
Kris Bryant & Brian Matusz reflect on their time at USD
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MBB Senior Night
Jito Kok and Duda Sanadze prepare for the final home game
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USD Baseball Season Preview
Season starts at No. 3 Vanderbilt February 19
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USD Softball Season Preview
Season starts February 12
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UCLA Preview
USD travels to No. 9 UCLA Friday
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Toreros Host Kentucky Saturday
USD looks to defend home court against No. 22 Kentucky
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Toreros Host Pepperdine & LMU
USD returns home after four-game road trip
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Toreros Team Up with PYBL
Men's Basketball hosts annual clinic for Challenged Division
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Men's Tennis 2016
USD opens at home vs UC Irvine and UCSD Saturday
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BYU Preview
Preview of USD women's basketball WCC opener vs. BYU.

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City Championship Highlights
Relive the Toreros' Upset over SDSU at Petco Park

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Toreros to Host Hope International
The 9-1 Toreros will host Hope International in their final game before WCC play

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Toreros Stun Aztecs at Petco
Postgame reaction and press conferences

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Toreros Return Home
USD will host Bethesda before Sunday's City Championship at Petco Park

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Men's Basketball Season Tickets
Starting as Low as $99

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Butler Preview
Pono Keni and Coach Lindsey talk about Saturday's Senior Day game against Butler

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CSUN Preview
Coach Fisher and forward Maya Hood talk about Tuesday's home-opener against CSUN

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USC Preview
Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC

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Davidson Preview
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game

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San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic

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Nevada Preview
USD's Women's Basketball team will start their season at Nevada this weekend

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USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops

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Campbell Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell

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Stetson Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far

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WCC Media Day
Behind the scenes with Men's and Women's Basketball at WCC media day

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Warner Recap
Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win

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Warner Preview

Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner

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Torero Community Service

USD Athletics helps out at Father Joe's Village in downtown San Diego

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Men's Basketball Camp Update

Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season

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Drake Preview

Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game

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Dayton Preview

Toreros look for 4th straight win

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LMU Preview

Pack the Stadium Night

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ITA All-American's Preview

Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare

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Marist Preview

USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak

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Valparaiso Preview

Toreros First True Road Game of 2015

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CSUN and UCSB Preview

Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak

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Aztec Invite Recap

Both Squads Finish Second

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SDSU Preview

Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival

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WNMU Recap

Highlights from 45-21 win

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2015 Home Opener

Previewing Western New Mexico

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Volleyball Tournament Preview

A preview of the USD Tournament
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Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
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Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
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2015 WSOC Preview
A brief preview of the 2015 Toreros.


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