Aswin Lizen and Gianni Ross earn the Cavaliers' first ACC honor of the year
Junior has advanced to the Round of 16 in the singles championship
The junior finished as the champion in singles and the runner-up in doubles
Aswin Lizen also advanced to the semifinals in singles
Five Cavaliers competed at the individuals' tournament in Princeton
- Ranked No. 40 in singles in the ITA rankings at the end of the fall season, rose to a career-best No. 10 ranking in the first singles rankings of the spring (Feb. 7)
- ITA Atlantic Regional singles champion (Oct. 24)
- ITA Atlantic Regional doubles runner-up with Matthew Lord (Oct. 23)
- Advanced to the Round of 16 in singles at the Oracle ITA Fall National Championships (Nov. 3)
- Named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week alongside Gianni Ross after picking up a pair of wins over ranked opponents, topping No. 11 Carlos Divar and Michael Kay of Georgia Tech, 6-1, and the No. 22 duo of Simon Baudry and Alex Favrot from Clemson, 6-2
- Went 12-1 in singles in the fall and opened the spring winning his first eight singles matches to start the year 20-1
- Opened the fall season by winning the A-singles draw at the Farnsworth Invitational at Princeton (Oct. 8)
- Went 3-1 in doubles with partner Ammar Alhaqbani at the Farnsworth Invitational, winning the A-draw consolation bracket (Oct. 8)
- Has two top-20 singles victories this season, topping No. 14 Tim Sandkaulen of Ole Miss (Jan. 28) and No. 18 Guy Iradukunda of Florida State (Apr. 8)
2016-17 SEASON - ITA National Team Indoor Champions, NCAA Champions
- Appeared in seven regular-season matches, going 3-0 in singles with four matches left unfinished
- Made his collegiate debut on March 14 against Virginia Wesleyan, picking up a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 5
- Appeared in two ACC matches, picking up victories at No. 6 singles at NC State and Boston College
- Advanced through qualifying to earn a spot in the main draw of the San Jose Futures tournament in Costa Rica (11/08)
- Competed in qualifying at the Tunisia Futures tournament (1/9)
2015-16 SEASON - NCAA Champions
- Did not play
- Member of the 2015 Great Britain European Championship Team
- Competed in Junior Wimbledon in 2014
- Son of Lizen Jose and Liji Joseph
- Has an older sister, Elaina Lizen
- Was the Valedictorian of his graduating class in high school
- Major: Commerce
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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