Gonzales Austin and Rhys Johnson lead the country as the No. 1 ranked team.
In addition, two Commodores were given both singles and doubles honors.
Commodores recognized for academic achievements and leadership
Senior advanaces to final of the NIIC
Vanderbilt is the only team to boast a singles player and a doubles team in National Indoor semifinals
March 21, 2014
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
M. Tennis vs. Indiana (1/30/15) Photos by John Russell
Career (as of 6/1/14)
Singles Record: 35-30 overall, 21-31 dual record
Doubles Record: 27-30 overall, 22-24 dual record
Sophomore (2013-14):Spring- Finished the year with an overall record of 23-16 ... Went 11-12 in duals, 3-6 in SEC play ... Notched wins against four ranked opponents ... Won in Vandy's NCAA first round match against Virginia Tech, defeating Hunter Koontz in straight sets ... Clinched Vandy's first win over Georgia since 2004 by defeating No. 77 Ben Wagland 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 ... Knocked off No. 85 Elliot Orkin in VU's win over Florida ... Took down Jarryd Chaplin in the win over Tennessee.Fall - Finished with a record of 12-4 in fall tournament play ... Made it to the semifinals of the ITA Ohio Valley Regional ... Defeated Beck Pennington (Kentucky), Mark Kovacs (Purdue), Jimmy Roebker (Xavier) and David Biosca (ETSU) to make it to the semis, fell to No. 24 Hunter Reese.
Freshman (2012-13):SEC Player of the Week (3/20) ... Played mainly out of the No. 3 and No. 6 singles positions finishing with an overall record of 12-14 (10-10 in dual match play) ... Closed out the season on a four-match and eight-straight set win streak prior to the Sweet 16 loss ... Clinched the upset over No. 4 Ole Miss with a 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 win ... Knocked off 16th-ranked Hernus Pieters of No. 6 Georgia in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3.
Personal:Rhys Michael Johnson... Born November 7, 1994... Son of Shawn Johnson and Michelle Lloyd-Johnson... Has one brother, Myles... Majoring in chemical engineering... Favorites include Roger Federer (Tennis player), "Shawshank Redemption" (Movie) and Playstation (Activity).
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