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Aswin Lizen
Aswin  Lizen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Douglas, Isle of Man

High School:
E.S. International School

Height:
5-8


05/22/2018

Aswin Lizen Begins NCAA Singles Championship on Wednesday

Junior will vie for the NCAA Singles title in Winston-Salem, N.C.

05/03/2018

Two Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Teams

Carl Söderlund and Aswin Lizen both earn conference honors

05/02/2018

Two Cavaliers Selected for NCAA Singles Championship

Carl Söderlund and Aswin Lizen will vie for the NCAA Singles title

03/27/2018

Lizen and Ross Named Doubles Team of the Week

Aswin Lizen and Gianni Ross earn the Cavaliers' first ACC honor of the year

10/31/2017

Lizen Falls in the Oracle ITA Championship Round of 16

Junior has advanced to the Round of 16 in the singles championship

2017-18 SEASON

  • Rose to a career-best No. 10 ranking in the first singles rankings of the spring (Feb. 7) after finishing the fall ranked No. 40. Ended the season ranked No. 49
  • Ranked as high as No. 20 in doubles, partnering with Gianni Ross, finishing the year ranked No. 57
  • All-ACC Second Team
  • ITA Atlantic Regional singles champion (Oct. 24)
  • ITA Atlantic Regional doubles runner-up with Matthew Lord (Oct. 23)
  • Competed in NCAA Singles Championship, falling in the first round to No. 10 Mazen Osama of Alabama
  • Named the 2018 Norton Pritchett Memorial Award (the men's tennis team's Coaches Award of Excellence) winner at the Hoos Choice Awards
  • Finished the year with a team-high 32 singles victories (32-7 record), a 20-5 record in dual matches. Had the best ACC record among the Cavaliers, going 9-3 in singles in conference matches
  • Went 12-1 in singles in the fall and opened the spring winning his first eight singles matches to start the year 20-1
  • Posted a 10-match win streak during the season
  • 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
  • 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, 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

  • Joined the team in January, but sat out the season

BACKGROUND

  • Member of the 2015 Great Britain European Championship Team
  • Competed in Junior Wimbledon in 2014


PERSONAL

  • 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

CAREER STATS

Singles Doubles
Year - Overall Dual ACC - Overall Dual ACC
2015-16 DNP
2016-17 3-0 3-0 2-0 3-0 2-0 2-0
2017-18 32-6 20-5 9-3 20-14 12-12 5-7
Career 35-6 23-5 11-3 23-14 14-12 7-7

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