2012-13 FALL (SOPHOMORE) Joined the squad in spring ... expected to contribute to the lineup right away.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH Dias attended the Colegio Carlos Magno (High School) in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil prior to arriving at Texas Tech ... was ranked as high as No. 1 in Brazil in Boys 14s and Boys 18s ... his ITF Juniors World Ranking reached as high as No. 63 in the world ... recorded wins over then ITF No. 18 Enzo Coucaud, ITF No. 19 Thiago Monteiro and lost in three sets to ITF No. 3 Nikola Milojevic of Serbia ... qualified for both the 2012 U.S. Open and the 2012 French Open ... captured the ITF singles title at the Inka Bowl, a Grade 2 tournament, in Arequipa, Peru ... advanced to the doubles finals of the same event ... was the runner-up at the Nicholas Machiavel Tournament in Manta, Ecuador and was the ITF Champion of the Credicard Circuit in Brazil ... also recruited by Pepperdine, Auburn, Florida State and Illinois.
PERSONAL Hugo Cesar Dojas ... born Jan. 11, 1994, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil ... started tennis at the age of seven ... coached by Antonio Carlos Didier and Daniel Dip.