Outlook:D.J. Geatz (pronounced Gets) will bring energy and enthusiasm to the tennis team. He has a tough baseline game and will likely find a place in the lineup at Nebraska early in his career. His competitiveness will help him push the Huskers.
High School:Geatz was ranked among the top 30 juniors nationally as a senior after he reached the quarterfinal round of the national clay and hardcourt tournament. He is the highest-ranked junior to sign with the Huskers under Coach Kerry McDermott. Geatz was a four-time all-state selection while earning all-conference honors five times. He won the singles state title as a junior and helped his squad to the team championship during his freshman and senior seasons.
Personal:D.J. is the son of David and Pamela Geatz and was born Aug. 4, 1983. He is undecided on a major at Nebraska.