Freshmen and first-year transfers eligible for recognition
From Jan./Feb. issue of Commodore Nation
Freshman Baker Newman came up huge for the `Dores, clinching the victory for the black and gold for the third time this year.
VU travels next to Baton Rouge on Sunday to take on the No. 33 LSU Tigers at 12:00 p.m. CT.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are back in action this upcoming weekend as they travel to Gainesville for the SEC Fall Classic.
Men's tennis 2015-16 head shots by Joe Howell (9/30/15)
Vanderbilt fell to Ohio State 4-0 in round two of the NCAA tournament. Photos by Gary Petit. (5/9/15)
The Men's tennis team defeated Tennessee 4-1 at the Currey Tennis Center. Photos by John Russell. (3/19/15)
The Vanderbilt Men's tennis team upset the Florida Gators in their SEC home opener; 4-3. Photos by John Russell
M. Tennis def. MTSU, 6-1. (2/6/15) Photos by Daniel Dubois
• 2015 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 SEC Community Service Team
Career (as of summer ’15):
Singles Record: 20-13 overall, 8-8 dual record
Doubles Record: 17-17 overall, 7-13 dual record
Highest Doubles Ranking: No. 75 (4/7/15) W/ Pen Binet
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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