Vanderbilt Men'S Team Is Redy To Face Tennissee

Vanderbilt men’s team ready to take on Tennissee

The Vanderbilt University men’s tennis team will face Tennessee. The Commodores are coming off a split-weekend doubleheader, beating Alabama A&M 7-0, but losing 0-4 to No. 5 South Carolina. Dores will travel to Athens to face No.

7 Georgia on Saturday. Opening service is scheduled for noon CT. As reported by the Vanderbilt University website, after a loss to #15 Auburn, Tennessee sits 9-5 on the season. The Volunteers side includes three nationally ranked individual players: No.

7 Johannus Monday, No. 62 Emile Hudd and No. 120 Shunsuke Mitsui. The Vols also have three nationally ranked doubles pairings: No. 4 Pat Harper/Monday, no. 50 Hudd/Mitsui and no. 70 Kent Hunter/Mitsui. The Commodore-Volunteer series is the most experienced in Vanderbilt men’s tennis history, with the teams having met 91 times since 1927.

In last year’s contest, the Commodores fell 4-3 to No. 5 Tennessee in Nashville. The last time the Dores bested the Vols was in 2018 with a 4-3 score against #8 Tennessee. 21 in Knoxville.

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University is a university in Nashville, Tennessee.

It was founded in 1873 by Cornelius Vanderbilt with a gift of one million dollars. It houses around 13,000 students. Vanderbilt spent $738 million on research and development in 2018, ranking 31st in the country. In 2013, Vanderbilt University was ranked ninth in the country in funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Vanderbilt is ranked 116th among the best universities in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 33rd in the United States by the Academic Rankings of World Universities. The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks Vanderbilt as the 62nd best university in the world.

Additionally, ARWU Field rankings in 2015 placed Vanderbilt 18th in the world for clinical medicine and pharmacy, and 21st for social sciences. Vanderbilt is a charter and founding member of the Southeastern Conference and for half a century has been the conference’s only private school.

The university fields six men’s and ten women’s intercollegiate teams and has won five NCAA championships. Photo credits: Vanderbilt University website

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