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.
Freshmen Chari and Ross earned their first wins at home on the courts of the Currey Tennis Center
Freshmen and first-year transfers eligible for recognition
• 2015 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
Career (as of summer ’15):
Singles Record: 6-7 overall
Doubles Record: 2-2, 2-0 dual record
Freshman (2014-15): Went 6-7 in singles action during the fall…. First victory as a Commodore came against Florida State’s Parker Eversten at Southern Intercollegiates, 6-3, 6-4… Defeated SEC foe, Max Lunkin of Texas A&M at the SEC Fall Classic, 6-4, 7-6(8)… Came out victorious twice in consolations of the Ohio Valley Regional…. Defeated Xavier’s Michael Moe (6-1, 6-3) and Ball State’s Jan Jirus (6-1, 7-5)…. Going 6-2, 6-2 the freshman defeated Tennessee Tech’s Othen Lima during the Commodore Scramble… Went 2-2 in doubles action… Both victories coming in dual match play alongside Suresh Eswaran and Ryan Smith… Defeated Lipscomb’s Hernandez/Manzanares 6-3… With Smith, came out victorious over Ball State’s Andersen/Helm…
High School: Graduated from Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Fla. ... Rated as a five-star recruit and the No. 40 player nationally by tennisrecruiting.net ... Won the 2014 2A state title at No. 2 singles ... Also won the overall doubles title ... Played current Commodore Ryan Smith for the 2012 state title in Class 4A No. 1 singles, which was won by Smith ... Undeclared on major.
Tate S. Allwardt… Born June 15, 1996… Son of Tom and Jackie Allwardt… Undecided in his major… Brother to Keaton and Ava… Began playing tennis at 6 years old… Lists his favorite tennis player as Milos Raonic… Away from the tennis court Tate enjoys reading… Chose Vanderbilt over Illinois and Princeton
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