Junior Daniel Valent clinched the Commodore victory in the squad's home finale.
Prior to first serve, the Commodores will honor senior captain, Pen Binet.
VU went 1-1 on the day, falling 4-3 to No. 13 Northwestern and sweeping the Bruins.
Vanderbilt will begin their spring dual season with matches against Furman and Lipscomb at home on January 16th, 2016.
Valent, Ross, Newman and Binet all head into the final day of tournament action undefeated in singles action.
March 21, 2014
Vanderbilt defeats Alabama, 4-3, on Senior Day. Photos by Joe Howell (4/7/17)
M. Tennis vs. Georgia - Photos by John Russell (3/3/17)
M. Tennis vs. No. 1 Virginia (2/3/17) Photos by Angela Everett
2016-17 MT head shots. By Russekk (9/14/16)
MT vs. Ole Miss, 2016 Senior Day. Photos by Daniel Dubois (4/10/16).
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.