REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Competed in eight dual matches and four tournaments for the Tigers during his redshirt freshman season … Went 4-1 in dual singles matches, which includes wins in straight sets against Liberty, Jackson State and Alcorn State … Finished 3-2 in doubles, which included an 8-1 victory over Elliot Orkin and Maxx Lipmann of then-No. 15 Florida with Chris Simpson on court 2… Competed in the SEC Fall Classic, ITA All-American Qualifier, ITA Southern Regional and Key Biscayne Classic … Finished 2-1 in singles at Key Biscayne after defeating Tyler Gardiner of Michigan and William Ro of Denver … Earned his first varsity letter.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012-13)
Did not compete in the 2012-13 season … Redshirted the season.
PRIOR TO LSU
Ranked as a three star recruit and the No. 11 prospect in the state of Georgia by the Tennis Recruiting Network ... Advanced to the second round of the 2012 USA F4 Futures tournament ... Attended The Walker School where his team captured the 2010 state title under the direction of coach Barry Foy.
Born Jan. 16, 1994 in Marietta, Ga. ... Full name is John Michael Busch ... Goes by John Michael ... Son of Jim and Diane Busch ... Has one brother, Jimmy, and a sister, Katie ... His father, Jim, played football at Vanderbilt and for the Dallas Cowboys ... Chose LSU because of his relationship with the coaches ... Plans to major in international business.