Men's Tennis

Rhys Johnson - blank

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Perth, Australia

High School:
Applecross Senior HS

Height:
5-9

Rhys Johnson

07/11/2014

Tennis teams and individuals receive ITA All-Academic accolades

Seven individuals recognized

05/11/2014

Vandy falls in heartbreaker to No. 16 Columbia

Vanderbilt's season comes to an end with an overall record of 17-11

05/10/2014

Dores blank Hokies in NCAA first round

Ryan Smith clinched the match 6-4, 7-6 (4) at No. 6

04/19/2014

Commodore comeback falls short against No. 15 Florida

Vanderbilt will await the seeding of the NCAA regionals on April 29

04/18/2014

Vandy gets first win over UGA since 2004 to advance to the SEC semis

The Commodores stun No. 9 UGA 4-2, will face Florida or LSU Saturday

04/19/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Florida - SEC Tournament 4/19/14 (Green)

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04/13/2014

Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina (Howell)

Vanderbilt Senior Day vs. South Carolina on April 13, 2014. Photos by Joe Howell.

03/09/2014

#18 Vanderbilt vs. #8 Texas A&M

#8 Texas A&M defeated #18 Vanderbilt 4-0 on March 9, 2014

01/25/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Texas (Howell)

No. 15 Vanderbilt men's tennis vs. No. 20 Texas during the ITA Kick-off

01/19/2014

Vanderbilt Men's Tennis Opening Day

Vanderbilt men's tennis doubleheader against Marquette and Belmont.

Career (as of 6/1/14)

Singles Record: 35-30 overall, 21-31 dual record
Highest singles rank: No. 57

Doubles Record: 27-30 overall, 22-24 dual record
Highest doubles rank: N/A

Awards/Honors:

  • 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

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 July 11, 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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