Neves Honored as Academic All-America for Second Time

Neves Honored as Academic All-America for Second Time


St. Louis, Mo., June 19, 2019 – Junior Bernardo Neves of the Washington University in St. Louis men's tennis team was named to the 2018-19 Google Cloud Division III Men's Academic All-America At-Large First Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Neves was also a first-team selection a year ago.

Neves is the fourth men's tennis student-athlete in school history to earn multiple Academic All-America honors joining Michael Doyle (1998-200), Isaac Stein (2009-11) and Adam Putterman (2012-13). He increases the all-time men's tennis Academic All-America honorees to 13, and is the 173rd selection in school history.

Neves earned All-America honors in singles and doubles after advancing to the NCAA Semifinals in both events. He had a 49-18 overall record (25-10, singles; 24-8, doubles) while playing No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles for the Bears, and had a 10-9 record against ranked opponents.

He finished the season ranked No. 7 in doubles with senior Konrad Kozlowski and No. 12 in singles.Neves enters his senior season ranked eighth all-time in singles victories (76) and ninth all-time in wins (143).

A two-time Academic All-University Athletic Association (UAA) and Google Cloud Academic All-District and All-American selection, Neves has a 3.99 grade point average while majoring in mechanical engineering and computer science.