LSU men’s tennis defeats Lamar with 7-0 sweep on Sunday

Editor’s Note: The following is the official press release from the LSU Sports Department.

Baton Rouge, Mr. – The LSU Men’s Tennis Team (5-1) defeated Lamar University (6-5) 7-0 on Sunday, February 12 at the LSU Tennis Complex.


Welsh Hotard and Ben Koch paired up for the first time this season to take on Joan Crespo and Brandon Doe in third place. The Tigers ended the match quickly, winning 6-2.

On Court 2, George Stoup and Ronnie Hohmann faced Gustav Hasslegren and Elias Peter, winning 6-4. LSU earned a doubles point with a 1–0 lead.

Pair #22 Nick Watson and Stefan Latinovic competed against Max Milic and Haruki Omori-Koui for first place. The Cardinals led 5-3 before the match was left unfinished.


In sixth place, Benjamin Ambrosio faced Peter. The Tiger took the first set 6-2 and then won the match 6-1 in the second set. The LSU score increased to 2-0.

No. 27 Hohmann came out against Filippo Salsini on court no. 1. Hohmann made short work of the match, winning 6-1, 6-2. LSU’s lead increased to 3-0.

Chen Dong competed against Do on Court 3. The Tiger won in straight sets, 6-0, 6-1, to put LSU up to 4-0.

Latinovic faced Crespo on Court 2, winning the match in straight sets 6-2, 6-3. LSU’s lead has increased to 5-0.

In fifth place, Stoup sued Omori-Koui. The Tiger took the first set 6-2 and then won the match 6-2 in the second set. Stoupe’s victory increased the Tigers’ score to 6-0.

Hothard competed with Milic on Court 4. Tiger took the first set 6-2. The Cardinal equalized in the second set 6-3. The match ended in a ten-point tiebreak, pitting Hotard and Milic against each other. Hothard managed to secure a 10-8 victory. The LSU score was brought up to 7-0.


The Tigers will host the Southern Miss on Saturday, February 25 at 12:00 pm at the LSU Tennis Complex.

LSU 7, Lamar 0

Singles competition

  1. #27 Ronald Hohmann (LSU) def. Filippo Salsini (LU) 6-1, 6-2

  2. Stefan Latinovich (LSU) def. Joan Crespo (LU) 6-2, 6-3

  3. Chen Dong (LSU) def. Brandon Do (LU) 6-0, 6-1

  4. Welsh Hotard (LSU) def. Max Milic (EL) 6-2, 3-6, 10-8

  5. George Stope (LSU) defeated Haruki Omori-Koui (LU) 6-2, 6-2

  6. Benjamin Ambrosio (LSU) def. Elias Peter (LU) 6-2, 6-1

Pair competition

  1. #22 Stefan Latinovic/Nick Watson (LSU) vs. Max Milic/Haruka Omori-Koui (LU) 3-5, no finish

  2. George Stope/Ronald Hohmann (LSU) def. Gustav Hasslegren/Elias Peter (Lou) 6-4

  3. Welsh Hothard/Ben Koch (LSU) def. Joan Crespo/Brandon Doe (LU) 6-2

Match Notes:

Lamar 6-5

LSU 5-1

Finishing order: doubles (3,2); Singles (6,1,3,2,5,4)

The story originally appeared on the LSU Tigers Wire channel.


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