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Eric Samuelsson
Player Profile:
Eric Samuelsson 3011143
Height: 6'1"
Class: Freshman
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Ahus, Sweden
High School: Katrinelund
Born: 04/27/1997

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
Joined the Tigers prior to the dual season in January 2017 … Competed mainly on court six … Clinched the Tigers’ match against Ole Miss with a thrilling come-from-behind, 4-6, 7-6(8), 6-4 win against Grey Hamilton … Recorded eight wins, including wins against opponents from Arkansas, UNO, Jackson State, Ole Miss, Alcorn State Lamar and Hawaii … Earned seven wins on the doubles court, including two against SEC opponents Tennessee and Texas A&M with partners Rafael Wagner and Agie Moreno.

PRIOR TO LSU
Competed in numerous ITF Futures events ... Has been ranked in the top-three in the 14,16 and 18 age groups in Sweden ... Has a huge upside with all of the tools of the game ... Strong mentality with an aggressive style that should translate well to college.

PERSONAL
Born April 27, 1997 ... Son on Ulf Samuelsson, who played tennis and is a tennis coach ... Has two siblings, an older brother Christian and a younger sister Selma ... Chose LSU because of its known sports culture ... Majoring in business.

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