Second Round: Mississippi (L, 2-4)
First Round: Rice (W, 4-0)
SCHOOL/RECORD: LSU (10-11) - #28
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Jeff Brown (202-100)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 25
BEST NCAA FINISH: 2ND (1988)
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Defeated 17th-ranked South Carolina by a 5-1 mark for its biggest win of the season … Closed out the regular season with a 9-10 record … Won their final two home matches against league opponents by defeating Mississippi State and Arkansas.
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Senior Michael Venus became the first player in school history to win the All-American Championship as he clinched the crown in fall of 2008 … Venus currently posts at No. 7 in the nation in singles, but reached the No. 2 spot early in dual competition…LSU owns a top-10 duo in Venus and freshman Neal Skupski… Coached by Jeff Brown, 1988 Doubles All-American, 1999 College Tennis Magazine National Coach of the Year and seven-time Louisiana Coach of the Year.