Diego Acosta
Diego  Acosta

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cuenca, Ecuador

High School:
Unidad Educativa Particular a Distancia

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Birthdate:
04/11/1992



04/24/2015

Tracking the Boilermakers

News & Notes on Purdue Athletics.

04/23/2015

Boilermakers Denied in First Round of B1G Tournament

Senior Diego Acosta closes career with doubles and singles victories.

04/19/2015

Purdue Closes Out Regular Season With Loss to Michigan

Diego Acosta wins team-best ninth singles match in his final home contest

04/17/2015

Purdue Men's Tennis Falls to Michigan State, 6-1

Arthur Dobradin picks up eighth singles win of the season, tied for team lead.

04/15/2015

Men's Tennis Drops 4-0 Dual Match at No. 43 Indiana

Arthur Dobradin and Lucas Dages pick up first doubles win together.

CAREER RECORDS
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 64-51; 52-44
Fall Record // 15-14; 5-10
Spring Record // 49-37; 47-34
Dual Record // 48-37; 46-34
Big Ten Dual Record // 17-22; 18-18
Tournament Record // 19-18; 11-12
No. 1 // 12-9; 27-23
No. 2 // 4-5; 10-8
No. 3 // 10-15; 9-2
No. 4 // 14-3
No. 5 // 12-5
No. 6 // --


2014-15 // SENIOR
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 11-13; 9-10
Fall Record // 1-3; 1-2
Spring Record // 10-10; 8-8
Dual Record // 9-10; 7-8
Big Ten Dual Record // 4-6; 1-4
Tournament Record // 2-5; 4-3
No. 1 // 9-9; 8-8
No. 2 // 1-1; --
No. 3 // --
No. 4 // --
No. 5 // --
No. 6 // --

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Purdue’s Big Ten Men’s Tennis Sportsmanship recipient
• Most Valuable Player
• Laith Al-Agba Team Player

Season Notes
• Team leader in singles wins (10) and Big Ten singles wins (4)
• Appeared at No. 1 singles in 18 of 24 dual matches ... faced team-high eight ranked opponents at No. 1
• Won eight singles matches in straight sets
• Defeated No. 62 Aron Hiltzik of Illinois ... win marked the team’s highest ranked opponent defeated during the season and in his career
• Played No. 1 doubles in every dual
• Teamed with Ricky Medinilla to win team-high nine matches as the No.1 pair ... marquee win of the season was a 6-2 upset of No. 31 Gregory Bayane and Chase Melton of California (3/21) ... tandem appeared at No. 41 in preseason ITA doubles rankings (9/8)
• Competed in two fall tournaments ... reached the doubles round of 32 at the USTA/ITA Ohio Vally Regional Championships (10/16) ... also competed at the Saint Francis Health System ITA Men’s All-American Championships (9/27-30)

2013-14 // JUNIOR
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 20-10; 13-12
Fall Record // 6-5; 2-3
Spring Record // 14-5; 11-9
Dual Record // 14-5; 11-9
Big Ten Dual Record // 7-4; 4-4
Tournament Record // 7-5; 4-4
No. 1 // 3-0; 4-5
No. 2 // --; 4-2
No. 3 // --; 2-1
No. 4 // 3-0
No. 5 // 11-5
No. 6 // --

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Most Improved Player

Season Notes
• Posted a trio of wins over ranked opponents paired with Aaron Dujovne: No. 21 Raleigh Smith and Mihir Kumar of Northwestern (3/7); No. 54 Chris Young and Michael Reilly of Penn State (4/11) and No. 28 Raleigh Smith and Mihir Kumar of Northwestern (4/25)
• Tandem made two appearances on ITA doubles ranking at No. 85 (4/15) and No. 68 (6/4)
• Won four straight singles matches from Feb. 15 - March 5
• Won five straight singles matches in Big Ten action from April 6-8
• Won 10 singles matches in straight sets
• Competed in four fall tournaments

2012-13 // SOPHOMORE
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 16-13; 15-11
Fall Record // 5-2; 2-2
Spring Record // 11-11; 13-9
Dual Record // 11-11; 13-9
Big Ten Dual Record // 1-5; 3-6
Tournament Record // 5-2; 2-3
No. 1 // --; 8-6
No. 2 // 2-0; 4-3
No. 3 // 4-10; 1-0
No. 4 // 5-1
No. 5 // --
No. 6 // --

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten

Season Notes
• Had five straight doubles wins with Aaron Dujovne from Jan. 12-27
• Appeared in Jan. 3 ITA singles rankings at No. 118 (tie)
• Won 4 of 5 singles matches from Feb. 16 - March 2
• Competed in two fall tournaments ... made the finals of the Purdue Invitational Flight A, ultimately losing to teammate Mark Kovacs (9/23)

2011-12 // FRESHMAN
Singles; Doubles

Overall Record // 17-15; 15-11
Fall Record // 3-4; 0-3
Spring Record // 14-11; 15-8
Dual Record // 14-11; 15-8
Big Ten Dual Record // 5-7; 8-4
Tournament Record // 5-6; 1-2
No. 1 // --; 7-4
No. 2 // 1-4; 2-3
No. 3 // 6-5; 6-1
No. 4 // 6-2
No. 5 // 1-0
No. 6 // --

Awards & Honors
• Team Most Valuable Player
• ITA Scholar-Athlete

Season Notes
• Picked up a trio of doubles wins over ranked opponents teamed with Aaron Dujovne: No. 21 Rok Bonin and Julian Dehn of Minnesota (4/15); No. 72 Spencer Wolf and Josh Graves of Northwestern (4/20); and No. 20 Dennis Nevolo and Roy Kalmanovich of Illinois (4/22)
• Duo spent four weeks on the ITA doubles rankings ... debuted at No. 78 (4/17), climbed as high as No. 39 (4/24) and finished the season at No. 42
• Earned first singles win against a ranked opponent with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over No. 109 Manfred Jeske of Arkansas (2/10)
• Won six straight singles matches from Jan. 29 - March 3
• Won four straight singles matches from April 6-14
• Picked up first career win at No. 2 singles in the Big Ten Tournament, knocking off Denis Bogatov of Michigan State in straight sets
• Competed in three fall tournaments

PERSONAL
• Full Name: Diego Marcelo Acosta
• Major: Economics
• Birthday: April 11, 1992
• City Born: Cuenca, Ecuador
• Parents: Diego Acosta and Monica Herrera
• Siblings: Brother, Joaquin, and sister, Antonella