Billy Rowe
Billy  Rowe
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Coronado, Calif.

High School:
Coronado High School

Height:
5-11

 

06/28/2017

62 named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Freshmen and first-year SEC student-athletes were eligible

03/05/2017

Rowe secures 4-3 victory over Tennessee

Vanderbilt has claimed four-straight contests against the Vols, with 4-3 scores in back-to-back years.

01/15/2017

Commodore comeback falls short in season opener

VU went 1-1 on the day, falling 4-3 to No. 13 Northwestern and sweeping the Bruins.

10/28/2016

'Dores dominate day one of Scramble

Men's tennis kicked off the 2016 Commodore Scramble on Friday morning going undefeated in all 16 singles matches.

10/23/2016

Commodores bow out of ITA regionals

Commodore fans will finally be able to catch the Vandy men at home next weekend, as the `Dores host their annual Commodore Scramble Friday-Sunday.

10/04/2017

Commodore Scramble

Vanderbilt hosted Alabama, Auburn, Furman, Lipscomb, Louisville, LSU and Vanderbilt at the 2017 Commodore Scramble

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)

04/26/2017

MT vs. Alabama SEC Tournament - Photos by Austin Perryman (4/26/17)

MT defeats Alabama 4-2 SEC Tournament - Photos by Austin Perryman (4/26/17)

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)


High School: Rowe currently competed for the Coronado High School Islanders, established a 21-0 record that includes 12 playoff matches for the CIF Division I Team Championships. In the Division I Team Finals, where Coronado took second place, Rowe lost only five games in 12 sets.

Personal: William James Rowe…Goes by Billy … Son of Jim and Suellen Rowe … Has three siblings; twin brother Charley, Mackenzie and Mandy…Father and grandfather played collegiate tennis… Began playing tennis at the age of four … Names Andy Roddick as his favorite tennis player, and LaDainian Tomlinson as his favorite non-tennis pro athlete … Bucket list includes skydiving … Favorite sports team is the San Diego Chargers … Favorite movie is Step Brothers ... Sister attended Vandy, twin currently plays golf for UVA … Decided to attend Vanderbilt because, “I loved the coaches and the guys on the team. Also, you can’t beat the academics.”

With tennis a family affair that stretches four generations, Billy continues on the family tradition of collegiate tennis, which was started by his great-grandfather and passed down. Jimbo Rowe, Billy's father, played at University of Redlands; Lionel (Billy's Grandfather) played at University of Virginia and Lionel's father played for U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.


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