BATON ROUGE, La. – Eight members of the LSU men’s tennis team will compete in the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. October 1-9 at the Michael D. Case Center at the University of Tulsa and the Case Tennis Center in LaFortune Park.

The Tigers start the tournament with seven players in the pre-qualifying singles draw beginning Oct. 1. Veteran Tigers Benjamin Ambrosio and Ben Koch will be joined by transfers Chen Dong, Welsh Hotard, Julien Penzlin, Stefan Latinovic and George Stoupe. 

Pair Julien Penzlin and Welsh Hotard, No. 53 in the ITA Preseason Doubles Rankings, will compete in the qualifying doubles draw starting October 3. 

Junior Ronnie Hohmann earned a spot in the singles main draw starting on Oct. 5. Hohmann is currently ranked No. 14 in the ITA Preseason Singles Rankings and is a 2022 ITA All-American. This is his second time qualifying for the main draw at the ITA All-American Championships. 

Nick Watson and Will Cubitt are currently pre-qualifying singles alternates. 

Live stats and video will be available through ITA. Updates will be posted on Twitter, @LSUTennis. For more information about the tournament, visit here

Tiger Tidbits
The Tigers are coming off a successful run at the Farnsworth invitational. The team went 25-15 in singles play. No. 14 Hohmann went 4-0 on the court. Penzlin went 4-1 while Latinovic, Watson and Dong secured 3-1 records. Koch started the season 2-1. 

For up-to-date information and behind-the-scenes access on the Tigers, follow the LSU men’s tennis team on Twitter and Instagram at @LSUTennis and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lsutennis.

Schedule

Pre-qualifying

Saturday, Oct. 1 – First & Second Round Singles 

Sunday, Oct. 2 – Third Round & Qualifying Round Singles, One Round of Consolation  

Qualifying

Monday, Oct. 3 – First Round Singles, First & Second Round of Doubles 

Tuesday, Oct. 4 – Second Round & Qualifying Round Singles, Qualifying Round Doubles 

One round of singles consolation  

Main Draw

Wednesday, Oct. 5 – Main Draw: First Round Singles and Doubles 

Thursday, Oct. 6 – Main Draw: Second Round Singles and Second Round Doubles 

Consolation: First Round Singles and First Round Doubles 

Friday, Oct. 7 – Main Draw: Third Round and Quarterfinal Singles, Quarterfinal Doubles 

Consolation: Second Round and Quarterfinal Singles, Quarterfinal Doubles 

Saturday, Oct. 8 – Main Draw: Semifinal Singles and Semifinal Doubles 

Consolation: Semifinal Singles and Semifinal Doubles 

Sunday, Oct. 9 – Main Draw: Singles Championship and Doubles Championship 

Consolation: Singles Championship and Doubles Championship