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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.

02/26/2015

Cards host Southern Miss, Texas-Pan American

Lamar tries to stay perfect at the Thomas Family Tennis Center

02/10/2015

Laitinen wins Southland Conference Player of the Week

Second Cardinal to take the honor this season

02/06/2015

Cardinals split Friday double-header

Lamar dominates Prairie View, falls to Rice

02/05/2015

Full slate ahead for Lamar tennis weekend

Men and women combine for six matches on weekend

01/31/2015

Cardinals use fast start to down Seminole

Doubles point, three straight singles points net LU 7-0 win

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