Aug. 20, 2019—The loss capped the storied Commodore careers of seniors Will Gordon, BS’19, and Patrick Martin, BS’19, who combined to win 16 team championships, five individual titles, three NCAA match play appearances, six GCAA All-America honors, seven All-SEC honors, three Palmer Cup selections, and two GCAA All-America Scholar honors during their time on campus.
Aug. 20, 2019—Women’s tennis standout Fernanda Contreras, BE’19, grew up knee-deep in a pile of LEGOs in her living room. Now, having graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering, she feels her path has come full circle.
Aug. 20, 2019—The Miami Marlins selected junior right fielder JJ Bleday with the fourth overall pick in the 2019 MLB Draft on June 3, and bowler Kristin Quah, BE’19, became just the third student-athlete in Vanderbilt history to win the H. Boyd McWhorter Award in April.
Beyond the Horizon: A devastating childhood injury led Scott Muller, BS’94, to discover his passion for the great outdoors
May. 23, 2019—Whether vying for gold at the Olympic Games alongside the world’s best slalom kayakers or helping lead the Clinton Climate Initiative to create a global consortium of cities focused on sustainability, Muller can trace the trajectory of his life’s work and passions back to formative experiences at the David Williams II Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
May. 23, 2019—Horrocks found a home with Vanderbilt women’s basketball, but it was her academic journey at the university that sparked a potential career path in LGBTQ+ advocacy.
May. 23, 2019—After an extensive national search, Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletics Director Malcolm Turner announced April 5 that Jerry Stackhouse is Vanderbilt’s next men’s basketball head coach.
May. 23, 2019—A new book from New York Times national baseball writer and Vanderbilt alumnus Tyler Kepner, BA’97, traces the history of America’s pastime through the perspective of pitchers.
Commodore-in-Chief: Malcolm Turner brings an NBA executive’s perspective to his new role as Vanderbilt’s athletics director
Feb. 19, 2019—Malcolm Turner, a former member of the National Basketball Association’s senior leadership team and president of the NBA G League, took the helm as Vanderbilt’s next vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletics director Feb. 1.
Sep. 6, 2018—Lindsy McLean's bequest, allocated in two parts to the Department of Athletics, ensures that future athletic trainers are given every opportunity to succeed.
Jun. 8, 2018—Civil rights trailblazer Perry Wallace, BE’70, who became the first-ever African American varsity basketball player in the Southeastern Conference when he suited up for Vanderbilt in 1967, has been honored with a new scholarship at the university.
Jun. 8, 2018—Head Baseball Coach Tim Corbin became the program’s all-time winningest coach March 4 when the ’Dores defeated Houston 9–4.
Jun. 8, 2018—The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team came up just short in its quest for a second national championship, falling 4–3 in a tight three-set match to the Stanford Cardinal at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, May 22.