Baker Newman
Baker  Newman
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Gulliver Prep

Height:
5-9

 

05/13/2018

Vanderbilt falls in NCAA Round of 32

Ninth-ranked Illini defeat No. 22 Dores 4-0 in regional championship

05/11/2018

VU Commencement 2018

Student-athletes cap careers with Vanderbilt degrees

04/26/2018

VU advances to SEC quarterfinals

Sweeping LSU 4-0, the Commodores will face Florida tomorrow in SEC quarterfinals

04/01/2018

Dores sweep LSU on Senior Day

Vanderbilt capped regular season home play with a dominant 7-0 victory over LSU

02/25/2018

Dores earn road win over Hoosiers

VU will open SEC play next weekend on the road facing Alabama at 6:00 p.m. CT on Friday

04/01/2018

MT Senior Day vs. LSU | Photos by Joe Howell (4/1/18)

Vanderbilt men's tennis team swept LSU 7-0 on Senior Day. Photos by Joe Howell (4/1/18)

01/25/2018

M. Tennis vs. MTSU | Photos by Joe Howell (1/19/18)

Men's tennis opened the 2018 season defeating Middle Tennessee, 4-3. Photos by Joe Howell (1/19/18)

05/08/2017

MT vs. Alabama - Photos by Joe Howell (4/7/17)

Vanderbilt defeats Alabama, 4-3, on Senior Day. Photos by Joe Howell (4/7/17)

03/23/2017

M. Tennis vs. Tennessee - Photos by Frederick Breedon (3/5/17)

M. Tennis vs. Tennessee - Photos by Frederick Breedon (3/5/17)

03/20/2017

M. Tennis vs. Auburn - Photos by Steve Green. (3/20/17)

M. Tennis vs. Auburn - Photos by Steve Green. (3/20/17)

Honors
• 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 SEC Community Service Team

Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 75 (4/7/15) W/ Pen Binet

Sophomore (2015-16): Earned seven SEC doubles wins… Took the doubles point over then-No. 7 Texas A&M Aggies in a 7-6 tiebreaker on court two with Tate Allwardt… Individually, went on a five match-winning streak… picked up an SEC tournament win over LSU’s Boris Arias on court four, 6-0, 6-3… Took six SEC regular season singles victories… Made it to the round of 32 at Ohio Valley Regionals… Teamed up with brother Spencer to represent Bahamas in David Cup qualifiers.

Freshman (2014-15): Went 17-17 overall in doubles action, 7-13 during dual season… Played primarily at No. 2 doubles for the ‘Dores… Clinched two huge 4-3 victories over SEC rivals… Secured VU’s SEC opener in a 4-3 upset over then-No.11 Florida at No. 6 singles; 6-1, 7-6(3)… Defeated the Kentucky Wildcat’ s Kevin Lai at No. 5; 2-6, 7-6(2), 7-6(3)… Made it to flight finals at Southern Intercollegiates…. Alongside Pen Binet, defeated Texas A&M’s then-No. 9 Adams/Vinsant at No. 1 doubles in College Station; 6-4… Clinched the doubles point at No. 2 for the ‘Dores on several occasions; over Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA tournament… Defeated South Carolina’s then-No. 56 Mayronne/O’Keefe 6-4 to clinch doubles advantage… Went 2-1 ion doubles against ranked opponents… Went to Costa Rica with Soles 4 Souls alongside nine other Vanderbilt student-athletes.

High School: Graduated from Gulliver Prep in Miami, Fla. ... Rated as a five-star recruit and as high as the No. 20 player nationally by tennisrecruiting.net ... Played varsity tennis since eighth grade, winning three team state championships ... Won state doubles titles in 2012-13 ... First team Miami Herald four times ... Has a brother, Spencer, who plays tennis at Florida ... Undeclared on major.
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