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VU honors 1992-93 women’s basketball team on 25th anniversary of Final Four season

Feb. 5, 2018—On Sunday, Vanderbilt honored the university's 1992-93 women's basketball team and former head coach Jim Foster on the 25th anniversary of the team's record-breaking season. The squad remains the only Vanderbilt team—men’s or women’s—to reach a Final Four.

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Employee Appreciation Women’s Basketball Fan Fest set for Feb. 25

Feb. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt University employees and their families are invited to cheer on the Vanderbilt women’s basketball team as they take on the Arkansas Razorbacks Sunday, Feb. 25. The free Employee Appreciation event begins with a Fan Fest at 12:30 p.m. in the Memorial Practice Gym, followed by the game at 2 p.m.

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Women’s basketball’s Education Day will close roads near Memorial Gym Monday

Nov. 15, 2017—Portions of Jess Neely Drive and Natchez Trace will be closed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, for Vanderbilt women’s basketball's annual Education Day, when the team will host more than 3,000 elementary and middle school students.

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Neighborhood Rebound: Former basketball player Jessica Mooney Holman gives back to her South Nashville community

Nov. 2, 2017—The neighborhood where Jessica Mooney Holman grew up is barely 2 miles from the heart of the Vanderbilt campus. But in many ways it’s a world apart. “Yes, it was definitely a tough neighborhood,” says Holman, BS’10, MEd’12, who played on four NCAA Tournament basketball teams while at Vanderbilt from 2006 to 2010. “But I...

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Coach White enters Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Jun. 13, 2017—Head Women's Basketball Coach Stephanie White was inducted into the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Hall of Fame class during ceremonies June 10 in Orlando, Florida.

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Overbeck named to USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team

May. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt rising sophomore Kayla Overbeck has been named to the 2017 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Cup Team.

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Coach Carolyn Peck is paying it forward

Apr. 4, 2017—Vanderbilt Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Carolyn Peck, BA'88—who in 1999 became the first African American head coach (at Purdue) to win the NCAA women's basketball title—was an influence on South Carolina Coach Dawn Staley, who last weekend became the second African American coach to win the title. Vanderbilt Athletics' Zac Ellis talked with Peck about that relationship.

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‘Commodore Insider’ podcast: Departing seniors on Dores’ future, post-VU plans

Apr. 3, 2017—Minta Spears and Marqu’es Webb, women's basketball's two departing seniors, were a big part of Stephanie White’s first season as head coach. After graduation, Spears hopes to forge a career as a coach, while Webb has set her sites on playing professional basketball.

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Women’s basketball’s White, Peck lead discussion for Equal Pay Day

Mar. 28, 2017—Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball Head Coach Stephanie White and Associate Coach Carolyn Peck will lead a discussion as part of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s weeklong celebration of Equal Pay Day.

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Vanderbilt athletics honors civil rights leaders during Equality Weekend

Feb. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt recently celebrated Equality Weekend, a two-day event that honored 21 of Nashville’s civil rights leaders and marked the 50th anniversary of Vanderbilt breaking the SEC’s color barrier with men’s basketball players Perry Wallace and Godfrey Dillard. The 21 leaders were honored at the Commodores’ men’s basketball game on Feb. 18 and the women’s game on Feb. 19—both Vanderbilt victories.

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Vanderbilt athletics to honor 21 Nashville civil rights leaders

Feb. 14, 2017—Vanderbilt athletics is set to honor 21 of Nashville's leading civil rights figures at its men's and women's basketball games this weekend, when the players will wear special Nike uniforms.

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Last day to reserve tickets for Employee Appreciation women’s basketball event

Feb. 13, 2017—Thursday, Feb. 16, is the final day to register for this year’s Employee Appreciation women’s basketball game and pre-game fan fest.

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