VU travels next to Baton Rouge on Sunday to take on the No. 33 LSU Tigers at 12:00 p.m. CT.
Vanderbilt's season comes to an end with an overall record of 17-11
Ryan Smith clinched the match 6-4, 7-6 (4) at No. 6
Vanderbilt will await the seeding of the NCAA regionals on April 29
The Commodores stun No. 9 UGA 4-2, will face Florida or LSU Saturday
March 21, 2014
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 VU MT defeated Notre Dame 4-1 in first round action of 2015 NCAAs in Columbus, Ohio. Photos by Gary Petit.
The Vanderbilt Men's tennis team upset the Florida Gators in their SEC home opener; 4-3. Photos by John Russell
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)
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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