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Sebastian Carlsson
Height: 6'0"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Uppsala, Sweden
High School: Celsiusskolan Uppsala
Major: Biological Sciences
Born: 02/14/1988
Sebastian Carlsson Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2011

2011 ITA Doubles All-American
2011 First-Team All-Louisiana
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 ITA Scholar-Athlete
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 District 6 CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America
2010 Southern Region ITA/Arthur Ashe, Jr. Award Winner
2009 ITA Scholar-Athlete
2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2009 Second-Team All-Louisiana
2008 ITA Scholar-Athlete
2008 Louisiana Freshman of the Year
2008 First-Team All-Louisiana

SENIOR SEASON (2010-11)
Led the squad in overall singles victories with a 23-15 record and overall doubles wins with a 29-12 mark ... Also led the team in singles and doubles dual-match wins ... Paired with Neal Skupski in doubles and the duo climbed as high as No. 8 in the nation in the ITA doubles rankings ... Earned ITA Doubles All-America honors and named First-Team All-Louisiana in recognition of his stellar doubles season ... He and Skupski advanced to the second-round at the NCAA Doubles Championships ... Came through in the clutch as he picked up the fourth and deciding point in singles in three different matches (Rice, Ole Miss and Michigan) ... Named SEC Player of the Week on Feb. 9 for his clutch performance against Rice ... Named a co-team captain by his teammates prior to season ... Posted a 4-2 singles record and a 5-3 doubles record in the fall ... Debuted at No. 78 in singles in the ITA Preseason Rankings ... Ranked 16th in the nation by the ITA in doubles with partner Neal Skupski ... Defeated then-92nd-ranked Patrick Pohlman of San Diegon at the ITA All-American Championships ... Advanced to the quarterfinals in singles and the semifinals in doubles at the USTA/ITA South Regional Championship ... Earned fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Notched a team-best 20 overall wins with a 20-16 overall singles record and 16-13 in doubles ... Finished the season riding a five-match win streak in singles and a four-match win streak in doubles... Peaked at No. 18 in preseason doubles rankings with Neal Skupski (Sept.4) ... Defeated No. 74 Dino Marcan of Ohio State, 6-0, 6-3 ... Captured five wins in the third set ... Anchored the team at the No. 3 spot with a 7-1 record ... Earned a team-best .778 winning percentage in fall... Notched a 7-2 singles record and earned a 3-3 doubles mark in tournament competition ... Debuted at No. 97 in ITA singles rankings (Jan. 5) ... Defeated then-No. 10 Saketh Myneni of Alabama en route to the ITA Southern Regional singles semifinals ... Captured the singles title at the USF Invitational ... Earned third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09)
Notched an overall 15-19 record in singles with a 16-16 doubles record ... Earned Second-Team All-Louisiana honors ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Defeated Rice's 61st-ranked Sam Garforth-Bles 6-0, 7-6 (6) ... Had a solid postseason presence, notching a pair of singles and doubles victories at the SEC Tournament and NCAA Championships ... Posted a 6-9 singles record and a 4-7 doubles record in the fall ... Reached the semifinals of the consolation bracket at the SEC Indoor Championships ... Defeated No. 100 Pedro Graber of Virginia Tech at the Auburn Spring Classic 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 ... Earned second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007-08)
Named Louisiana Freshman of the Year ... Earned First-Team All-Louisiana honors ... Finished his first season as a Tiger with a team-best 27 wins ... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors four times ... 22 of his wins were in straight sets ... Ended the fall and the spring on a seven-match winning streak ... Tied for first on the team in conference wins with eight ... Went 10-1 at home ... Finished third on the team in doubles wins with 18 ... Biggest win of the season came when he clinched LSU's 4-3 upset win of eighth-ranked Florida on the last court by defeating Erik Corace, 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 ... Finished the fall season with a team-best 10-3 singles record ... Won his first match as a Tiger at the Rice Invitational on Sept. 14, 2007, when he handily defeated Andy Narido of Prairie View A&M, 6-1, 6-0 ... Won the B Singles Bracket title at the Rice Invitational ... Won the red bracket singles title at the Ragin' Cajun Invitational ... Earned first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Won the Under 21 Swedish Junior Indoor Championship ... Two-time Swedish Junior Doubles Champion ... Ranked among Sweden's top 5 from 13 to 18 years old.
 
PERSONAL
Son of Kent and Marina Carlsson ... Born Feb. 14, 1988 ... Has one sister, Julia (17) ... Came to LSU because of the coaching staff, location and the chance to play in the Southeastern Conference ... His mother was a professional track athlete in Sweden and Finland ... Undecided on a major.

Carlsson's Career Statistics

Singles

Overall

vs. Top 125

Conf. Dual

Year

W

L

Pct.

W

L

Pct.

W

L

Pct.

2007-08
27
7
.794
--
--
--
8
3
.727
2008-09

15

19

.441

2

5

.286

4

6

.400

2009-10

20

16

.556

2

9

.182

5

6

.455

2010-11

23

15

.605

2

7

.222

5

5

.500

Totals

85
57
.598
6
21
.222
22
20
.523

Doubles

Overall

vs. Top 60

Conf. Dual

Year

W

L

Pct.

W

L

Pct.

W

L

Pct.

2007-08
18
8
.692
--
--
--
6
2
.750
2008-09

16

16

.500

--

--

--

6

4

.600

2009-10

16

13

.552

4

4

.500

3

7

.300

2010-11

29

12

.707

9

9

.500

7

3

.700

Totals

79
49
.617
13
13
.500
22
16
.578

 

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