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 Ashvarya Shrivastava

Sophomore (2013-14): Shrivastava had a huge year for the Aggies tennis team after not playing her freshman season at NM State. She went 15-5 in singles matches with two wins against nationally ranked teams. On Feb. 7, Shrivastava played against No. 50 UNLV and went on to win the match 7-6, 6-0. Later in the season Shrivastava defeated No. 21 Rice 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 on March 1. Her season’s success saw an 11-game win streak, defeating her opponents in straight sets in 8 of those matches. Shrivastava also posted two wins against school rivals, playing at UTEP with a 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 win and a home win against New Mexico, 7-6, 6-4. Shrivastava had a great season playing in doubles as well, ending the season with a 12-7 record. She paired up with Annemieke Witte for all 12 wins playing 14 games at the number 3 position on the team. The duo saw two matches against nationally ranked UNLV (58) and Rice (21) and saw a victory on Feb. 7 against UNLV, 6-3. The doubles team won their last game against Seattle U on Apr. 28 8-3 at the No. 2 position.  Shrivastava earned the Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Award for the first time.  She was also named to the Academic All-WAC list for the 2014 season.

2012-13: Shrivastava did not compete during the 2012-13 season.

Prior to NM State: Shrivastava competed on the junior circuit and was ranked first in her native country of India.  She also ranked as high as second in India in women's tennis.  Shrivastava ranked 653 in singles competition and 707 in doubles competition in the WTA.  She won an international doubles title in Istanbul and earned the Best Player of India award three times. 

Personal: Shrivastava is from Gwalior, MP, India, where she attended the National Open School of India.  She is the daughter of Dr. Sanjay and Dr. Urvashi Shrivastava and is majoring in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management at NM State.

Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pune, India
High School: Institute of Open Schooling
Experience: High School
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