Student Athlete Campaign

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    Student-athlete Abbey Carlson: Engineer and golfer

    The ability to play top-level golf would be enough for most college students. But it barely scratches the surface of what drives Vanderbilt standout Abbey Carlson. Read More

    Jan 31, 2020

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    Student-athlete: Kaylann Boyd

    Kaylann Boyd, a senior forward on the Vanderbilt soccer team, has never been one to back down from a challenge. Read More

    Oct 18, 2019

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    Student-athlete: Jared Pinkney

    Jared Pinkney could have heard his name called on the second day of the NFL Draft. Graded a “second- to fourth-round prospect,” Vanderbilt’s star tight end had a decision to make: turn pro, or return to the university to finish out his senior season. Read More

    Aug 29, 2019

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    Student-athlete: The Champions

    In the magical run to a national championship, Vanderbilt baseball coach Tim Corbin said he was often asked when he first realized the 2019 edition of the Vandy Boys could be something special. His answer reveals all you need to know about the program he has built over 17 years in Nashville. Read More

    Aug 9, 2019

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    Student Athlete: The Graduates

    For this installment of the student-athlete series, we take a look at three Class of 2019 seniors. Read More

    May 17, 2019

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    Emily Mathewson: Lacrosse attacker and community volunteer

    Student-athlete Emily Mathewson rallies her teammates on the field, and rallied them to support a young patient with cancer at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Mar 29, 2019

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    Bree Horrocks: Center and researcher

    When Bree Horrocks decided she would pursue her final season of college basketball as a graduate transfer, the 6-foot-5-inch center had conversations with a number of interested coaches. Each time, Horrocks let coaches know their programs would be getting much more than a basketball student-athlete. Read More

    Feb 28, 2019

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    Nemo Sanchez: Swimmer and filmmaker

    Student-athlete Namilla Sanchez is keenly aware of the role proper nutrition plays in performance. She feels the results each time she dives into the pool – and in her ability to succeed in the classroom. Read More

    Jan 25, 2019

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    Joe Toye: Guard and Leader

    Men's basketball's Joe Toye, an economics major and the lone senior on the Commodores’ roster, is the embodiment of student-athlete-leader. Read More

    Dec 17, 2018

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    Nia Dorsey: Commodore defender and community volunteer

    Nia Dorsey is the defender on the SEC Champion Commodore soccer team, but her Vanderbilt career has largely been defined by service. Read More

    Nov 16, 2018

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    Sara Tsai: Runner and engineer

    A serious injury inspired senior student-athlete Sara Tsai to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering and a future in helping others. Read More

    Oct 25, 2018

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    Khari Blasingame: Running back and graduate student

    Commodore running back and graduate student Khari Blasingame is more than a football player—he's a prime example of the student-athlete experience at Vanderbilt. Read More

    Sep 28, 2018