Pen Binet
Pen  Binet
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toronto, Canada

High School:
City Academy

Height:
6-1

 

11/08/2015

Men's tennis caps fall with Commodore Scramble

Vanderbilt will begin their spring dual season with matches against Furman and Lipscomb at home on January 16th, 2016.

11/07/2015

Four Dores Remain Undefeated in Commodore Scramble

Valent, Ross, Newman and Binet all head into the final day of tournament action undefeated in singles action.

11/06/2015

Vandy goes 12-4 on day one of Commodore Scramble

Freshmen Chari and Ross earned their first wins at home on the courts of the Currey Tennis Center

10/24/2015

Doubles shines at SEC Classic

In addition to 'Dores doubles success, Kris Yee plays in his flight final Sunday afternoon.

10/23/2015

Vandy trio advances to singles quarterfinals at SEC Fall Classic

Between the two singles flights, Cameron Klinger remains in tournament contention alongside senior Kris Yee and junior Pen Binet.

09/15/2016

MT head shots (9/14/16) Russell

2016-17 MT head shots. By Russekk (9/14/16)

04/11/2016

MT vs. Ole Miss. Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/10/16)

MT vs. Ole Miss, 2016 Senior Day. Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/10/16).

02/09/2016

M. Tennis vs. Harvard. Photos by John Russell. (2/7/16)

Vanderbilt men's tennis vs. Harvard. Photos by John Russell. (2/7/16)

10/01/2015

MT 2015-16 head shots by Joe Howell (9/30/15)

Men's tennis 2015-16 head shots by Joe Howell (9/30/15)

05/09/2015

Vanderbilt tennis vs. Ohio State (5/9/15)

Vanderbilt fell to Ohio State 4-0 in round two of the NCAA tournament. Photos by Gary Petit. (5/9/15)

Career (as of summer ’15):
Singles Record: 9-10 overall
Doubles Record: 19-23 overall, 13-19 dual record
Highest Doubles Ranking:  No. 41 w/ Kris Yee (1/2/14)

Junior (2015-16): Alongside Ryan Smith, picked up a doubles upset on court two over Harvard’s then-No. 32 Sebastian Beltrame and Kenny Tao, 7-5… Clinched the doubles point over Murray State alongside Danny Valent at No. 2, 6-1… With Tate Allwardt took the doubles point on the road against Mississippi State on court two, 7-5. Picked up three SEC doubles wins against MSU, Arkansas and Auburn.

Sophomore (2014-15): Played in singles action throughout the fall going 4-6… Defeated conference foes in LSU’s John Michael Busch (6-3, 6-3) and Tennessee’s Sunay Bhat (6-2, 4-0, ret.)… Two additional singles wins coming against NKU and high as No. 75 alongside Baker Newman… Most notably knocked off Texas A&M’s then-No. 9 Harrison Adams and Shame Vinsant 6-4 at No. 1 doubles… Helped clinch the doubles point over the Aggies… Playing consistently at No. 2, the duo went on a four-match win streak throughout the month of March… Defeated South Carolina’s then-No. 56 Mayronne/O’Keefe 6-4 to clinch doubles advantage… Came out victorious over then-No. 34 Eddy Covalschi/Josh Hagar of Notre Dame, 8-5, alongside Ryan Smith.

Freshman (2013-14):
Spring- Only played doubles during the spring season ... Finished with 5-9 dual record, 1-6 in SEC play ... Went 3-3 with Rhys Johnson to close 2014 season ... Won at No. 2 doubles in the 4-2 win over No. 9 Georgia in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals.

Fall - Only singles play came during the fall season ... Went 5-4 in singles play ... Finished the fall with a 3-1 record at the Bulldog Scramble (11/8-10) ... Won first collegiate match against Portland's Justin Guay at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships (9/13) ... Finished 5-2 in doubles playing with Kris Yee and Suresh Eswaran.

Personal: William Hartland Penfield Binet ... Born May 13, 1995 ... Son of Anna and David Binet ... Younger brother of Andrew and Rob ... Starting playing tennis at the age of seven ... List Rafael Nadal as his favorite tennis player and Kobe Bryant as his favorite non-tennis athlete ... Majoring in communication studies.

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