Asmar earns prestigious academic All-American award

Writer/Contact:  John Vu, jvu@nmsu.edu, 575-646-4120

Enrique Asmar, Civil Engineering graduate, joined an elite group of student-athletes late Friday morning when he was named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-American ® At-Large team (third-team), as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

AUSTIN – New Mexico State men’s tennis senior Enrique Asmar joined an elite group of student-athletes late Friday morning when he was named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-American ® At-Large team (third-team), as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

 
Asmar becomes the 65th Aggie all-time to earn Academic All-America as selected by CoSIDA and just the second men’s tennis player ever to earn this distinction with Gustave Diep winning the award back-to-back years from 2009-10. The last Aggie to earn Academic All-America accolades was Kaylee Neal from volleyball back in 2017.
 
Asmar has been honored by the long-time national organization every year he has been eligible and recently graduated with a 3.97 in civil engineering. The Barranquilla, Colombia, product is now headed to The Farm where he’ll be pursuing a master’s degree at Stanford University.
 

Enrique Asmar was awarded the Outstanding Graduate award by Engineering Dean Lakshmi Reddi in the Spring 2019 Sociedad de Ingenieros and Order of the Engineer ceremony.

The four-year letter winner wrapped up his senior campaign with 15 wins in singles play with 19 victories in doubles action – 16 of which came alongside fellow senior Stijn de Haan. He concludes his career in the Crimson & White with 77 career victories in singles with 68 career wins in doubles.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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