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Aswin Lizen

Douglas, Isle of Man
E.S. International School
High School
Aswin Lizen - Men's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers

2018-19 SEASON

  • Finished the year with an 18-15 record in singles, including a 10-3 mark at No. 6
  • Ranked No. 23 in singles in the preseason rankings (Sept. 11)
  • Clinched four matches, including the regular-season win over No. 9 UNC
  • Named the 2018 Norton Pritchett Memorial Award (the men’s tennis team’s Coaches Award of Excellence) winner at the Hoos Choice Awards for the second-straight year
  • Team captain for the second-straight year, sharing the honor this year with Henrik Wiersholm
  • Finished his career with a 4-1 record in singles in NCAA Championship dual matches
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • ITA All-Academic Scholar-Athlete

2017-18 SEASON

  • All-ACC Second Team
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • Competed in the NCAA Singles Championship, falling in the first round to No. 10 Mazen Osama of Alabama
  • Finished the season with a team-high 32 singles victories, logging a 32-7 record and a 20-5 mark in dual matches
  • 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
  • Named the 2018 Norton Pritchett Memorial Award (the men’s tennis team’s Coaches Award of Excellence) winner at the Hoos Choice Awards
  • 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)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

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


Singles Doubles
Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
 2016-17  3-0  3-0  2-0  3-0  2-0  2-0
 2017-18  32-7  20-5  9-3  20-14  12-12  5-7
 2018-19  18-15  14-8  4-4  14-11  9-7  4-5
Career  53-22  37-13 15-7  37-25  23-19  11-12