- Chantilly, France
- High School:
- Fresno City College
Arias went 14-8 in singles and 9-15 in doubles during his senior season. He was a mainstay at the No. 5 singles position, going 10-3 overall and a perfect 5-0 in GMAC play. His most frequent doubles pairing came with Sorin Navrotchi, as the two teamed up to go 6-5 overall at No. 2 doubles, including a perfect 5-0 in conference action. Arias was also named to the GMAC All-Conference Second Team, and received a GMAC Player of the Week honor for his efforts from Apr. 1-7.
In his first year with the Dragons, Arias went 13-5 overall. He played primarily at No. 5 singles (7-3) and No. 3 doubles (5-4), including going 5-2 in both conference singles and conference doubles.