Height
6'0
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Uppsala, Sweden
Major
Biological Sciences
High School
Celsiusskolan Uppsala

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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