Reynolds Named SEC Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player 4/21/03

OXFORD, Miss. - Following the conclusion of the 2003 Southeastern Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament, Vanderbilt junior Bobby Reynolds (Acworth, Ga./Harrison) was named the Most Outstanding Player. He becomes the first Commodore men’s tennis player to earn this honor.

The second-ranked Reynolds won the biggest match of his collegiate career on Sunday. He defeated 18th-ranked Hamid Mirzadeh of Florida in straight sets, 7-6 (2), 6-3, to clinch the Commodores first SEC Tournament title.

He finished the four-day event with a 2-0 singles, as he scored wins over sixth-ranked Bo Hodge of Georgia and Mirzadeh. Reynolds had his match with ninth-ranked Alex Hartman of Ole Miss suspended after Vanderbilt had clinched the match.

For the 2002-03 season, he has compiled an amazing 40-6 singles record, which includes a 21-1 dual-match record and a 13-0 mark in SEC dual matches. Reynolds has been named National Player of the Month on two occasions by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.



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