Nathan Cox - Men's Tennis - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Nathan Cox

Class Sophomore
Hometown Lake Charles, La.
High school Evert (Fla.) Tennis Academy
Major Undeclared

NIL on Opendorse

Student-Athlete Features – Nathan Cox Receives SEC Honors

• 2023 SEC All-Freshman Team
• 2022-23 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career Records (through 2023-24 season)
Singles: 36-35
Doubles: 41-25
Total: 77-60

As a Sophomore (2023-24)
• Went 18-14 overall in singles play, mainly at the No. 3 position
• Highest season ranking by ITA was No. 62 in doubles, alongside partner Jeremie Casabon
• Went 20-12 in doubles, also alongside Casabon
• Boasted a five-match win streak in singles (Jan. 21-Feb. 4)
• Claimed wins over two nationally ranked opponents

As a Freshman (2022-23)
• Started collegiate career at the No. 2 singles position, but improved to No. 1 position midseason
• Going into SEC Championships, only freshman rostered at the No. 1 singles position
• Went 19-11 in doubles play, including two five-match win streaks
• In doubles play, defeated Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Alabama, Texas A&M, Kentucky
• Against Memphis, contributed a singles match victory over his No. 114 Tigers opponent
• Picked up the lone singles point for the Dores against Florida Atlantic
• Boasted doubles and singles wins against Oklahoma State
• Contributed to the Dores’ 4-2 defeat over No. 31 Arkansas with doubles and singles wins
• Claimed a doubles and singles victory over No. 21 Texas A&M, including No. 41 Aggies singles opponent

The Cox File
• Plans to major in human & organizational development
• Considered a top-25 prospect nationally, ranking as high as 14th in the country
• Was the top-ranked recruit in both Louisiana and the Gulf States region
• Earned six singles victories on the UTR Pro Match Series in 2022
• Won doubles titles at junior tour events in Plantation, Florida, and San Diego in 2021
• Also advanced to the finals of the tournament in Delray Beach, Florida, that year
• Made the championship match in singles action at the USTA National Level 2 Tournament in Key Biscayne, Florida
• Advanced to the quarterfinals of four other events—the International Open of San Diego, and Delray Beach, Plantation and Evert American ITF tourneys— during the 2021 season
• Son of Paul Cox and Lorraine Leblanc
• Chose Vanderbilt because of it’s beautiful campus and the companionship that the coaches and staff have with the students.