Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: North Central
Major: Actuarial Science


Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week (March 13, 2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2016, 2017; Spring 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)
  • Ranked No. 53 Nationally (2016)
  • Marion County Champion (2016)
  • Conference Championship Team (2015, 2016)
  • Purdue ITA Champion (2016)
  • Four-time First Team All-State

2016-17: Freshman
As one of five true freshman that joined the Huskers in 2016-17, Reifeis paced the Huskers in every level of play, boasting some of the top records on the team. She posted a team-best 24-8 record in doubles play, including an impressive record of 16-5 in spring play. She earned a 7-3 clip in Big Ten play. 

Reifeis was only outdone in singles play by teammate Katerina Matysova who went 21-3 with a perfect spring season. Reifeis posted a team second-best 20-14 in singles play, playing out of the No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 positions. She went 12-10 in spring play and had a 3-6 record in Big Ten play. 

Off the court, Reifeis was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll and the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. 

Before Nebraska
Reifeis played for the North Central High School tennis team, which was the runner-up for States in 2014. Under head coach Dan Brunette, Reifeis achieved a record of 95-10 and a national recruiting ranking of 53. Reifeis was number one in singles through all four years of high school, and a four-time First Team All-State player. Reifeis also won the Purdue ITA Summer Circuit in July 2016. Additionally, Reifeis was an AP distinguished scholar and a member of the National Honors Society.

Reifeis is the daughter of Rick and Jenny Reifeis and was born on August 18, 1998 in Indianapolis. Reifeis has one brother, Will, 20. Reifeis studies actuarial science in the College of Business and Administration at Nebraska. She is a three-time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll selection. She was a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017.

In the summers, Reifeis enjoys playing and teaching tennis, and likes to read in her free time.

Why Claire Chose Nebraska
“I chose Nebraska because the coaches are amazing, the team is friendly, and I love the school.”


Year Spring Big Ten Fall Total
2016-17 12-10 3-6 8-4 20-14
Totals 12-10 3-6 8-4 20-14


Year Spring Big Ten Fall Total
2016-17 16-5 7-3 8-3 24-8
Totals 16-5 7-3 8-3 24-8
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