Peter Kim And Alex Van Velzer Recognized After Impressive PL Tournament Performances
"Asika is very talented, quick, has great hands, is a great fighter and will continue to beat a lot of top players." -Head Coach Jim Poling
2012-13: First in conference history to be named Patriot League Player of the Year in back-to-back seasons ... second in league history to earn the honor multiple times ... All-Patriot League first team ... went undefeated (4-0) against Patriot League foes in singles play ... all four wins came at No. 1 and in straight sets ... named the Patriot League Player of the Month for March after going 7-2 in singles and 8-1 in doubles ... reached the 20-win mark in singles play for the second consecutive season ... 14 of the victories came in dual-match play with 11 of those coming in straight sets ... win total ranked second on the team ... went 21-11 in doubles matches, including 16-3 in duals, all played alongside freshman Harrison McCormick ... 16 doubles wins ranks tied for 13th all-time on the individual season list and tied for fourth on the doubles team individual season list ... will enter his senior season with 41 career singles victories in dual matches, four shy of cracking the top 15 all-time at the Academy ... lost his first match of the spring season at No. 56 Arkansas before winning eight of his next nine contests ... teamed with McCormick to snag an 8-7 doubles victory against the Razorbacks ... duo won 13 of its first 14 matches.
2011-12: Patriot League Player of the Year ... fourth Black Knight to earn the accolade ... also named to the All-Patriot League first team for the second straight year ... boasted team-best totals in singles and doubles wins ... competed exclusively at No. 1 in both disciplines ... cracked the Army record book after totaling 17 doubles wins in dual matches to list eighth on the single-season ledger ... teamed with classmate Henry Jang-Milsten for a 16-10 dual record ... victory total stands at No. 4 on Army's single-season doubles team wins list ... responsible for the Black Knights' lone point in losses to Lipscomb, Penn State and UCF ... earned an 8-3 singles record on his home courts at West Point ... went 4-1 in regular-season Patriot League matches with the lone setback coming the day after an emotional team loss at Navy.
2010-11: Became the third straight freshman to lead the team in wins, owning a team-best 17 singles wins overall and 12 in dual matches ... went 15-14 at No. 1 singles ... tallied a team-high 19 doubles wins on the year, including 11 in dual matches of which nine came alongside classmate Henry Jang-Milsten ... gave Army a 3-2 lead in the Patriot League title match by defeating Lehigh's Troy List, 6-7, 7-5, 6-4, at No. 1 singles ... also won in doubles play in the championhip, 9-8, to clinch the doubles point ... was named a co-recipient of the Joe Abrahamson Tournament MVP honor, along with teammate Gary Kushnirovic ... went 7-0 against Patriot League opponents in doubles matches, including an 8-3 win over rival Navy in the Star Match ... went 4-3 against conference foes in singles contests, two of which came opposite of Lehigh's List ... topped Bucknell's Gregg Cohenca (6-3, 6-4) in the regular season, and Lafayette's Justin Haar (6-4, 6-3) ... was responsible for Army's lone points in 6-1 losses at Yale and at No. 45 Columbia with wins at No. 1 singles ... one of two Black Knights to be named to the All-Patriot League first team.
Personal: Son of Benedict and Felicia Isoh ... sisters Charlene, Peggy, Deandra and Cyndi ... brother Banyei ... career highlight was clinching the national title in mixed doubles in three sets at the USTA National Zone Team Championships ... likes to play piano and read in his free time ... majoring in Systems Engineering.