Diego Acosta
Diego Acosta

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cuenca, Ecuador

High School:
Unidad Educativa Particular a Distancia

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Birthdate:
04/11/1992



04/15/2014

Dujovne Named Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week

Boilermaker senior defeated a pair of ranked opponents last week.

04/13/2014

No. 36 Purdue Edged by No. 1 Ohio State, 4-3

Boilermakers finish home slate with a 10-1 record at the Schwartz Tennis Center.

04/11/2014

No. 36 Purdue Makes History, Upsets No. 16 Penn State

Boilermakers take down their highest ranked opponent in program history.

04/09/2014

Kovacs Provides Thrilling Finish in 5-2 Win Over Indiana

Purdue defeated the Hoosiers for first time since 2006.

04/09/2014

Kovacs Provides Thrilling Finish in 5-2 Win Over Indiana

Purdue defeated the Hoosiers for first time since 2006.

HIGHLIGHT
ITA Scholar Athlete (2012)
Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011-13)

2012-13
Went 10-11 in spring singles and 13-9 in doubles ... was 2-0 at No. 2 singles, 4-10 at No. 3 and 4-1 at No. 4 ... went 8-6 at No. 1 doubles, 4-3 at No. 2 and 1-0 at No. 3 ... had five-straight doubles wins with Aaron Dujovne from Jan. 12 to Jan. 27 ... won four out of five singles matches from Feb. 16 to March 2.

2011-12
Went 14-11 in spring singles and 15-8 in doubles ... named team's MVP at postseason banquet ... finished the season ranked No. 42 in doubles with Aaron Dujovne ... went 7-4 in doubles with Dujovne, all at No. 1 ... picked up doubles wins over the No. 20, No. 21, and No. 72 ranked pairs ... duo was ranked as high as 39th ... won his first singles match of the dual season in the team's opening match as he knocked off Adam Reinhart at No. 5 of No. 68 DePaul in straight sets ... won six straight singles matches from Jan. 29 to March 3 with four wins at No. 4 and two at No. 3 ... earned his first career ranked win during that streak with a victory over No.109 Manfred Jeske of Arkansas ... had a four match singles win streak from April 6-14 with each victory at No. 3 ... picked up his first career win at No. 2 singles in the Big Ten Tournament knocking off Denis Bogatov of Michigan State in straight sets ... of 11 singles losses, five were against ranked players and seven were in three sets ... also went 7-4 in doubles with partner Mark Kovacs ... duo won four straight matches from Jan. 29 to Feb. 10 ... went 3-4 in fall singles play and 0-3 in doubles

PERSONAL
Full name is Diego Marcelo Acosta ... born April 11, 1992, in Cuenca, Ecuador ... parents are Diego Acosta and Monica Herrera ... has a brother, Joaquin, and sister, Antonella...majoring in economics.