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Juuso Laitinen
Juuso Laitinen

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Kuopio, Finland

High School:
Koulutuskeskus Salpaus

Height:
6-1

Birthdate:
07/14/1992

Experience:
RS

2014 All-Southland Conference Second Team -- Singles

Fall 2014
• Made it to the Ron Wesbrook Flight Two Singles Championship after sweeping through pool play, but fell to UTPA's Koby Jansen.
• Teamed with Jeandre Hoogenboezem to take third place at the Ron Wesbrook Invitational.

Spring 2014
• Voted as a second team All-Southland Conference member.
• Finished the season 12-14 in singles play, primarily in the third slot.
• Was 8-11 in the third slot, 3-3 in the second slot and 1-0 in the one spot.
• Reeled off three-straight wins with victories over Troy's Karen Khachatryan, Southern Miss' Brad Marriot and UMKC's Andrey Smirnov.
• Went 14-5 in doubles play and was slotted in both the first and second spots.
• Played with Michael Feucht (11-3), Steven McMullan (1-0) and Jeandre Hoogenboezem (2-2) in doubles.
• Had a 3-2 record in the second slot of doubles and 11-3 record in the first slot.

Fall 2013
• Put together 5-3 opening campaign in Beaumont
• Started career off with four consecutive wins to take home the Flight Three title at the Ron Wesbrooks Invitational, defeating Incarnate Word's Brandon Davis, Tyler Junior College's Dillon Eizember and both Alejandro Sanoja and Chetan Panditi of Texas-Pan American
• Beat Air Force's Lucas Fumagalli at the Longhorn Invitational
• Teamed up with Michael Feucht for a 6-3 mark in doubles, beginning with the Flight Two crown at the Wesbrooks Invitational, posting wins over teams from UTPA, Nicholls and TJC
• Also put up a pair of wins at the Texas Regional, beating UT Arlington's Daniel Armengol and Sebastian Ermicioiu as well as Texas Tech's Carlos DiLaura and Francisco Zambon
• Picked up one victory at the Longhorn invite, beating Fabian Brand and Kolby Kilgo of UTSA.


High School
• Ranked 16th in South Africa
• Earned spot on a number of youth national teams
• Took home U18 National Championship in doubles in 2010
• Also an accomplished field hockey player.

Personal
• Born Jeandre Hoogenboezem on April 10, 1994 in Pretoria, South Africa
• Son of Cornel and Manna Hoogenboezem.

01/17/2015

Cards pull off win over No. 66 ULL

LU held through momentum shifts to take comeback win

01/16/2015

Cards, Lady Cards open their seasons on Saturday

Men travel to No. 66 ULL, women to No. 21 Rice

10/05/2014

Nikita Lis Wins Singles Title at Ron Wesbrooks Invitational

LU sophomore closes out home tournament with singles championship

04/27/2014

Cards fall 4-1 in Southland Tournament finale

Men's Tennis wraps up best season since 1987

04/26/2014

Cards advance to Southland Tournament championship match

Men's Tennis looking to upset defending champions

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