Clubhouse Leader: Golfer Theo Humphrey finishes Vandy career as SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year and Player of the Year
Jun. 7, 2018—Encouraged by the vision of then-new Men’s Golf Head Coach Scott Limbaugh, Theo Humphrey chose to attend Vanderbilt, helping lead the team to its first SEC championship in 2017.
Unexpected Blessing: Blessing Ejiofor is thankful to be at Vanderbilt after high school recruiting scandal
Feb. 26, 2018—Blessing Ejiofor is from Ebonyi, Nigeria, more than 6,000 miles from Nashville—but growing up, she was well aware of Vanderbilt. In fact, she considered it her “dream school” early on.
Feb. 26, 2018—The Vanderbilt women’s soccer team enjoyed its finest season in more than a decade, receiving an NCAA tournament bid for the first time since 2006 and reaching the second round for only the fifth time in school history.
Feb. 26, 2018—D1Baseball.com has named Vanderbilt the No. 2 college baseball program in the country, behind fellow SEC East rival Florida, in its biannual top-100 rankings.
Feb. 26, 2018—Astra Sharma, a redshirt senior on the women’s tennis team, lived out a dream of many aspiring tennis stars in January when she competed in her first-ever Grand Slam.
Nov. 21, 2017—Grace Jackson, a second-year soccer standout from Atlanta, gives new meaning to the phrase“VU for Life.”
Nov. 21, 2017—The Commodores unveiled a new $12 million, 30,000-square-foot baseball facility—fully funded by donors—in October, ahead of the team’s annual Black and Gold Series, a best-of-three intersquad matchup that showcases the team’s talent and gives them some on-field experience.
Nov. 21, 2017—After an onslaught of scathing remarks about busted brackets and a bad attitude, Fisher-Davis has been using the criticism as motivation to train even harder for the upcoming season.
Sep. 7, 2017—Senior running back Ralph Webb is closing in on the goal line of ending his college career as the second-leading rusher in SEC history, behind Georgia’s Herschel Walker.
Sep. 7, 2017—Kayla Overbeck, a sophomore on the Vanderbilt women’s basketball team, spent part of her summer in Udine, Italy, playing for the USA Women’s U19 Team in the FIBA World Cup that captured the silver medal.
Neighborhood Rebound: Former basketball player Jessica Mooney Holman gives back to her South Nashville community
Sep. 7, 2017—Today, Holman plays an integral role as senior director of programs at Harvest Hands, a community development organization that promotes healthy living, spiritual formation and economic development in South Nashville.
May. 29, 2017—Equality Weekend, a three-day event that honored 21 of Nashville’s civil rights leaders, celebrated the 50th anniversary of Vanderbilt’s breaking the SEC color barrier with men’s basketball players Perry Wallace, BE’70, and Godfrey Dillard. The 21 leaders were honored at the Commodore men’s basketball game Feb. 18 and the women’s game Feb. 19—both of which were Vanderbilt victories.