Athletics

  • Vanderbilt pitchers Kumar Rocker (left) and Jack Leiter (right).

    Commodore duo selected in top 10 of MLB draft

    Vanderbilt student-athletes Jack Leiter and Kumar Rocker, both pitchers for the Commodore baseball team, were selected on night one of the 2021 MLB draft Sunday evening. Leiter went second overall to the Texas Rangers, and Rocker was picked 10th by the New York Mets. Read More

    Jul. 12, 2021

  • The Vanderbilt Commodores at the 2021 College World Series

    VandyBoys gave Commodore Nation a season to remember

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Lee reflect on how an unforgettable College World Series journey for the Commodore baseball team brought the entire Vanderbilt community together. Read More

    Jul. 1, 2021

  • The Commodores on the field at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha for the 2021 College World Series.

    Vanderbilt falls to Mississippi State; winner-take-all Game 3 on Wednesday

    Mississippi State forced a third and decisive game by beating Vanderbilt 13-2 on Tuesday at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha in the finals of the College World Series. The national champion will now be decided at 6 p.m. CT Wednesday. The game will be televised live on ESPN2. Read More

    Jun. 30, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Baseball's Hawkins Field, home of the Vandy Boys

    Hawkins Field to host College World Series watch parties

    Vanderbilt welcomes Commodore fans to Hawkins Field on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, if necessary, to watch the College World Series championship series featuring Vanderbilt and Mississippi State. Fan activities are from 4 to 6:30 p.m. each day on the concourse, with first pitch at 6 p.m. Read More

    Jun. 28, 2021

  • The Vanderbilt Commodores at the 2021 College World Series

    Message from Diermeier, Lee regarding championship series awaiting VandyBoys in Omaha

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor and Athletic Director Candice Lee congratulate Coach Tim Corbin and the VandyBoys on advancing to the championship series of the College World Series in a message to Commodore Nation. Read More

    Jun. 27, 2021

  • The Commodores on the field at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha for the 2021 College World Series.

    Vanderbilt advances to finals of College World Series

    The Commodores will play Mississippi State in a best-of-three championship series beginning at 6 p.m. CT Monday at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha. Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field will host watch parties on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, if necessary, with the games streaming on the video board. Fan activities are from 4 to 6:30 p.m. each day on the concourse. Read More

    Jun. 27, 2021

  • Vanderbilt scratched across two more runs—the final one coming on a wild pitch—to defeat Stanford 6-5 in an elimination game at the College World Series in Omaha on Wednesday, June 23, 2021.

    Vanderbilt beats Stanford at College World Series to keep season alive

    Down 5-4 with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Commodores scratched across two runs—the final one coming on a wild pitch—to defeat Stanford 6-5 in an elimination game at the College World Series in Omaha on Wednesday. Vanderbilt survives to face North Carolina State at 1 p.m. CT on Friday. Read More

    Jun. 24, 2021

  • The Commodores on the field at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha for the 2021 College World Series.

    Vanderbilt faces Stanford today in elimination game at College World Series

    Having lost 1-0 to North Carolina State on Monday at the College World Series, the Commodores need to beat Stanford at 6 p.m. CT Wednesday at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha to keep their season alive. A victory would earn the VandyBoys a rematch with North Carolina State on Friday. Read More

    Jun. 23, 2021

  • Vanderbilt secured a 7-6 win over Arizona in 12 innings at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha on Saturday, June 19, 2021. 

    VandyBoys win College World Series opener; next game is today

    Vanderbilt secured a 7-6 win over Arizona in 12 innings at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha on Saturday in the Commodores' opening game of the 2021 College World Series. The VandyBoys next play North Carolina State Monday at 6 p.m. CT. Read More

    Jun. 20, 2021

  • Coach Tim Corbin (center) flanked by Vanderbilt players in the studio at the 2021 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. (Vanderbilt University)

    VandyBoys play Saturday in College World Series

    The VandyBoys make their 2021 College World Series debut Saturday at 6 p.m. CT against Arizona. The game will be televised live on ESPN. Stay tuned to VUCommodores.com for information on fan events in Omaha, Nashville-area watch parties, where to get CWS gear and more. Read More

    Jun. 17, 2021

  • Omaha Bound - Vanderbilt Baseball plays in 2021 College World Series

    VandyBoys head to College World Series; team sendoff is Wednesday

    The VandyBoys are Omaha bound for their fifth College World Series appearance. National champions in 2014 and 2019, Vanderbilt is one of eight teams playing for the 2021 national title starting Saturday, June 19. Fan are invited to send off the team from Hawkins Field Wednesday and may begin lining up at 11 a.m. Read More

    Jun. 15, 2021

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    The Tennessean: Strong academics paired with SEC athletics is a blueprint for greatness at Vanderbilt

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Vice Chancellor for Athletics and University Affairs and Athletic Director Candice Lee co-authored this opinion piece that details how Vanderbilt’s rigorous academics, membership in the competitive SEC conference and location in Nashville make the university a desirable destination for student-athletes and coaches, as evidenced in the success of head baseball coach Tim Corbin, whose 2021 College World Series team excels in the classroom and on the playing field. Read More

    Jun. 15, 2021

  • The Commodores beat East Carolina 4-1 on Saturday at Hawkins Field to win their Super Regional and advance to the College World Series. Vanderbilt, national champions in 2014 and 2019, will be one of eight teams playing for a national title starting June 18 in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Vanderbilt advances to College World Series

    The Commodores beat East Carolina 4-1 on Saturday at Hawkins Field to win their Super Regional and advance to the College World Series. Vanderbilt, national champions in 2014 and 2019, will be one of eight teams playing for a national title starting June 18 in Omaha, Nebraska. Read More

    Jun. 14, 2021

  • Vandy United

    Vandy United momentum surges

    Chancellor Daniel Diermeier asked alumni, fans and supporters to “help start a new chapter in the history of Vanderbilt Athletics.” Two months later, Commodore Nation is already writing a success story through its robust support of the Vandy United Fund. Read More

    Jun. 11, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Baseball's Hawkins Field, home of the Vandy Boys

    Baseball Super Regional begins today

    Vanderbilt will host East Carolina in the NCAA Nashville Super Regional for a best-of-three set beginning Friday morning at 11 a.m. CT, with action airing live on ESPN2. Read More

    Jun. 11, 2021

  • Through Fanatics, Vanderbilt fans, students and alumni will have access to the widest assortment of Commodores merchandise available.

    Vanderbilt Athletics taps Fanatics to power new online store; VU employees get 30 percent off for limited time

    Vanderbilt University and Fanatics, a global leader for licensed sports merchandise, have agreed to a new long-term partnership in which Fanatics will operate e-commerce and mobile retail efforts for the Vanderbilt Athletics program. To celebrate the new collaboration, Vanderbilt faculty and staff can get 30 percent off all Commodores merchandise on the website through June 11. Read More

    Jun. 9, 2021

  • Vanderbilt beat Georgia Tech in 11 innings early Monday morning, June 7, 2021, to advance in the NCAA tournament. The Commodores will next host East Carolina at Hawkins Field in a three-game super regional series.

    Grand slam sends baseball to Super Regional

    Vanderbilt beat Georgia Tech in 11 innings in a game that stretched to early Monday morning to advance in the NCAA tournament. The Commodores will next host East Carolina at Hawkins Field in a three-game Super Regional series.  Read More

    Jun. 7, 2021

  • Vanderbilt Baseball's Hawkins Field, home of the Vandy Boys

    Baseball No. 4 overall seed in NCAA tournament, will host regional beginning Friday

    Vanderbilt has been tabbed the No. 4 overall seed in the NCAA Division I Tournament and will welcome Georgia Tech, Indiana State and Presbyterian to Hawkins Field for the NCAA Nashville Regional beginning Friday, June 4. Read More

    Jun. 3, 2021

  • Vandy United

    Vandy United pop-up store benefiting student-athletes open through May 28

    Through May 28, Commodore fans and friends can show their support for Vanderbilt student-athletes by purchasing Vandy United-themed shirts, totes, tumblers, stickers and more via an online store. Proceeds from the sale of items will benefit Vanderbilt scholarships and make a direct impact on student-athletes. Read More

    May. 14, 2021

  • An artist's rendering of the renovated Vanderbilt Stadium north end zone.

    Renovation of Vanderbilt Stadium north end zone underway

    An exclusive new premium seating option that puts fans close to the field will be available for the upcoming football season. The new seating option will be in the current north end zone space near the video board and will feature 28 loge boxes—private seating areas with four seats each—and at least 80 individual premium seats. Read More

    Apr. 15, 2021