The Trojans settle into the courts in Waco, Texas, to make a run at winning a sixth national championship in seven seasons.
The Trojans play host to Idaho, San Diego and San Diego State for the NCAA First and Second Rounds at Marks Stadium.
Both teams will host NCAA first- and second-round matches in the fight for a spot at the Round of 16 and beyond in Waco, Texas.
USC men stand at No. 4 and women are No. 5 in the land.
THIS SEASON: David Laser enters his first season of competition at USC.
2013-14 SEASON: Laser redshirted his first season at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: Laser was a three-time all-conference selection playing at New Trier High in Winnetka, Ill.... Also attended North Shore Country Day School as a freshman... A member of one team state championship and three team sectional championships... Won a sectional doubles title at the No. 1 position.
PERSONAL: David Laser is the son of Lori and Ross... Has three siblings, Michael, Jacob and Natalie... His father Ross played tennis at Michigan... His brother Michael played tennis at Dartmouth and brother Jacob plays at Brown... Enjoys fishing, wake boarding and snow skiing in his free time... Lists Michael Jordan as his biggest sports hero... Has always wanted to become a professional athlete... Hopes to travel to Europe... Would like to play tennis after graduation and then pursue a career in sports or acting... Has not decided on a major.