May. 12, 2016—The miracle shot was a memorable moment for Josh Henderson, a Roanoke, Virginia, native who has persevered through several serious injuries to emerge as a key contributor during his sixth season at Vanderbilt. Having earned his B.A. in economics in 2014, he’s now working toward an M.Ed. in leadership and organizational performance at Peabody. He is the only graduate student on the team’s roster.
Feb. 29, 2016—Charley, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, and the cousin of former Vanderbilt football player Damien Charley, BS’99, came to Vanderbilt on a soccer scholarship but is even more accomplished in the triple-jump. She finished fourth in the nation at the Indoor NCAA Championships last March and, three months later, followed up with a third-place finish at the Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Feb. 29, 2016—Vanderbilt announces nine additions to its Athletic Hall of Fame for 2015, representing the best of Vanderbilt’s athletic history.
Jul. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt golfer Hunter Stewart, BA’15, capped a banner senior season by being named SEC Player of the Year in April following a vote by the league’s coaches.
Jul. 31, 2015—Ralph Webb, the starting running back for the Commodores, was one of 12 Vanderbilt students who traveled to Australia in May and June to study the diverse ecosystems of the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.
Mar. 23, 2015—Placing three runners among the top 10 finishers, the women’s cross country team won the NCAA South Region Championship in Tallahassee, Florida, on Nov. 14.
Mar. 23, 2015—In February, Vanderbilt baseball became the first men’s team in school history to open the season as No. 1 in the nation.
Mar. 23, 2015—During Christmas break, Vanderbilt athletics sent 13 student athletes and two support staff on an eight-day service trip to Costa Rica.
Dec. 23, 2014—The women’s lacrosse team will compete in the Big East Conference in 2015, joining current members Cincinnati, Connecticut, Georgetown, Marquette, Temple and Villanova, as well as fellow newcomer Florida.
Dec. 23, 2014— Sims is the first-ever Commodore and SEC player—and just the 18th player in NCAA history—to return two kickoffs for touchdowns in the same game.
Dec. 23, 2014—Find out where some of your favorite former men’s basketball players are continuing their careers on the hardwood.
Sep. 26, 2014—Head Coach Tim Corbin was named National Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball on June 27, two days after winning Vanderbilt’s first-ever men’s national title.