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Christian Lutschaunig
Christian Lutschaunig

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Richboro, Pa.

High School:
LaSalle College Prep

Height:
6-5

Experience:
SO

Major:
Business


Spring 2014: Lutschaunig did not see any singles action this spring, but combined with David Kohan to go 11-4 in doubles... The duo won their first five matches, including victories against St. John's, #33 Virginia Tech, UMBC, Bucknell and Lehigh... They went 1-2 against #33 VCU, Penn and #1 Ohio State, but responded by going on another five-match win streak... This time, they defeated #50 Princeton, #47 South Florida, #62 UCF, Southern Miss and Michigan State... They clinched the doubles point five times this spring for the Nittany Lions.

Fall 2013: Lutschaunig went 6-4 in singles and 8-5 in doubles this fall... Lutschaunig competed at the Navy All-Conference Tournament, Wake Forest Invite, ITA Atlantic Regional and William & Mary Invitational... Defeated Princeton's Ben Quazzo(6-3, 6-4) at the Navy All-Conference Tournament to earn singles flight honors. Went 3-1 at the Wake Forest Invite with wins over Iowa's Joey White(7-6(3), 7-5), UNC Wilmington's Karan Salwan(7-6(2), 6-3) and Stetson's Egor Panyushkin(w/o). Earned two wins at the William & Mary Invitational... Combined with Roman Trkulja at the Navy All-Conference Tournament for a doubles win against Navy's Austin Jones and Thomas Pecor(8-5). Paired up with Alex Fennell for two wins at the Wake Forest Invite over teams from UNC Greensboro(8-3) and East Carolina(8-7(8)). Lutschaunig and Matt Barry won a match at the ITA Atlantic Regional. Finished the fall going 4-0 with David Kohan at the William & Mary Invitational, including a win over Harvard's Shaun Chaudhuri and Conor Haughey(8-4).

Junior Career: Lutschaunig comes to Penn State from Richboro, Pa. He is a LaSalle College Prep alum and helped lead the school to the PIAA AAA Semifinals for the first time in school history. He was named MVP of the Philadelphia Catholic League. Lutschaunig was rated a four-star recruit and 98th-best prospect in the county by Tennisrecruiting.net. Combined with Alex Fennell to win a gold ball at the USTA Men's Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Nittany Lion Career Record

Year Singles Doubles
2013-14 5-4 19-9
Career 5-4 19-9
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