Conference Openers

SEC play awaits as men's tennis visits LSU, hosts No. 10 Texas A&M

Vanderbilt Commodores (4-1)
LSU Tigers / No. 10 Texas A&M Aggies

LSU: Feb. 19, 2021 • 5 p.m. CT | A&M: Feb. 21, 2021 • Noon CT

Conference Openers

  • Turning its attention to SEC play, Vanderbilt will visit LSU on Friday evening before hosting No. 10 Texas A&M on Sunday at Currey Tennis Center at noon.
  • Due to COVID-19 protocols and social distancing guidelines, fans are not permitted to attend Sunday’s match at Currey Tennis Center.
  • Fans can follow the match via live stream, live scoring or on Twitter by following @VandyMTennis.

Climbing the Ladder

  • Now in his 16th season as head coach of the Commodores, Ian Duvenhage earned his 200th victory at Vanderbilt this season with a 6-1 win over Lipscomb.
  • Across his career with the Miami women, Florida men and Vanderbilt men, Duvenhage has amassed a career mark of 554-349 in 35 years as a head coach.

ITA Rankings

  • To start the season, George Harwell is ranked No. 117 in the nation in the first Oracle/ITA rankings of the campaign.


Looking Astern

  • Splitting its final weekend of tune-up action against Illinois State and Memphis, the Commodores topped Illinois State 6-1 on Saturday before Memphis earned a 4-0 win on Sunday afternoon.

A Look Back at 2020

  • A season ago, Vanderbilt posted a 7-6 record through 13 matches before the season was canceled due to COVID-19.
  • Harwell led the way with a 10-3 dual-match singles record, including eight wins at No. 1.
  • The Commodores went 5-2 at home a season ago with the only defeats a 4-2 loss to No. 21 Florida State and a conference defeat against Texas A&M.

On The Radar

  • Back on the road in SEC play, the Commodores will visit Auburn on Friday before heading to Alabama on Sunday. Both matches are set for 1 p.m.