Looking Back

April 6, 2013

Senior Duo Reflects On Ole Miss Career

For Ole Miss men's tennis seniors, Jonas Lutjen and Adrian Forberg Skogeng, this season has been bittersweet. The Rebels are ranked No. 7 nationally, but it is also their last year to play for Ole Miss.  

Click on the above video link, to hear what both players had to say about their time at Ole Miss and what it has meant to them.

This outstanding duo has been instrumental in the Rebels' claiming an SEC West Championship and three straight NCAA appearances, including last year's Sweet Sixteen. They have helped the Rebels earn the Chancellor's cup every year of their career, as the Ole Miss men's team with the highest cumulative grade point average.  The two helped the Rebels post a 3.40 GPA last year to be one of only four teams to finish the year ranked in the nation's top 15 and earn the ITA All-Academic Team Award.

Adrian Forberg Skogeng (Far right)

Forberg Skogeng came to Ole Miss from Oslo, Norway. During his career, he has clinched wins for the Rebels, including the Auburn and Mississippi State matches his freshman year, instrumental in the Rebels claiming the SEC West title.  This year, he clinched consecutive wins over Tennessee and Mississippi State in the National Team Indoor.   

Off the court, Forberg Skogeng boasts a 3.87 GPA.  He is a three-time national ITA Scholar-Athlete, a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a regular on the University Honor Roll.  Forberg Skogeng was a finalist for the H. Boyd McWhorter SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award.

Jonas Lutjen (Left)

One of the top players in singles and doubles, Lutjen (Schessel, Germany) is presently ranked No. 12 in the nation in singles and No. 4 in doubles.  He has played in the top half of the lineup his entire career and clinched many big wins, including the recent 4-2 victory at Mississippi State.  This past fall, Lutjen captured the Southern Intercollegiate singles title as well as defeating five top 20 ranked players to win the ITA All-American backdraw.  Lutjen solidified his rise to the top of college tennis last year when he became the 28th All-American in the history of the program.  In addition, he was named to the All-SEC team.

An excellent student-athlete, Lutjen is a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a regular on the University Honor Roll.

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • VIDEO: Home is Ole Miss

      Friday, January 23, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss Football: Home is Ole Miss from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss Baseball Omaha Challenge

      Friday, January 23, 2015 - Baseball

      The Season: Ole Miss Baseball: Omaha Challenge 2014 from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Rivalry Game with NCAA Tournament Implications

      Thursday, January 22, 2015 - Women's Basketball

      Ole Miss closes out a three-game stretch in which they will have faced three consecutive ranked opponents when they welcome No. 18 Mississippi State on Thursday night. The Rebels are 1-1 through the first two games of the stretch, having... read more

    • Prewitt, Golson Impress at Senior Bowl Practices

      Thursday, January 22, 2015 - Football

       Photo GalleryCody Prewitt and Senquez Golson will represent Ole Miss in the Senior Bowl, which will take place Saturday at 3 p.m. CT from Mobile, Alabama, and will be televised by the NFL Network. The duo have already had a busy... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Jan. 13-19, 2015)

      Monday, January 19, 2015 - Athletics

      Men's Basketball - Ole Miss thrashed No. 19 Arkansas 96-82 on Saturday. The Rebels picked up their first true road win over a ranked opponent since 2003 and scored the second-most points ever by an opponent in Bud Walton Arena.... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- Jan. 18

      Sunday, January 18, 2015 - Athletics

      The Ole Miss men's and women's basketball teams both made some history, while the men's and women's tennis teams started their spring seasons. National Signing Day (Feb. 4) and the start of baseball season (Feb. 13) are less than a... read more

    • Key Stretch Starts with Tough Test in LSU

      Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      After an up-and-down non-conference slate that included wins over Creighton, Cincinnati and Oregon, all away from home, and losses to Charleston Southern and Western Kentucky, both at home, Ole Miss learned a lot about itself in the first week of... read more

    • Way-Too-Early Preseason Top 25 Rankings

      Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - Football

      Ole Miss football finished the 2014 football season with a 9-4 record and a top-20 final national rankings in both polls. The Rebels come in at No. 17 in the Associated Press poll and No. 19 in the Amway Coach... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Jan. 6-12, 2015)

      Monday, January 12, 2015 - Athletics

      Women's Basketball - Ole Miss went 2-0 on the week with a road win at Florida and a win at home against Alabama, moving to 13-4 overall and 3-1 in SEC action while winning back-to-back SEC games for the first... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- Jan. 11

      Sunday, January 11, 2015 - Athletics

      The Ole Miss men's basketball team opened SEC play, while the Ole Miss women's basketball team continued SEC play, as we enter the heart of college basketball season. Over the weekend, the men's and women's teams posted wire-to-wire wins on... read more

    • Rebels to Open SEC Play ' in Grand Fashion'

      Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - Men's Basketball

      Ole Miss looks to reverse history, as the Rebels (9-4) travel to No. 1 Kentucky tonight (6 p.m., SEC Network), the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. Ole Miss is 0-15 all-time against the nation's top ranked team, last playing... read more

    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Dec. 29, 2014-Jan. 5, 2015)

      Monday, January 5, 2015 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewDec. 29, 2014-Jan. 5, 2015Football- The No. 9 Ole Miss football team finished the 2014 football season with a 9-4 record, its best since 2009, after a 42-3 defeat to No. 6 TCU in the... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House -- Jan. 4

      Sunday, January 4, 2015 - Athletics

      Observations from the Best Seat in the House is back, having taken a week off for the Christmas holidays and traveled to Atlanta for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The football team finished the season in a "New Year's Six" bowl,... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss-TCU Motivational

      Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - Football

      Ole MIss vs TCU Official Team Motivational 2014 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Three and Out: Keys to Ole Miss-TCU

      Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - Football

      Three areas to watch as No. 9 Ole Miss plays No. 6 TCU in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, the inaugural "New Year's Six" bowl game. Containing Boykin, Handling TCU's Tempo Ole Miss coaches and players have compared TCU junior quarterback... read more