Aug. 20, 2019—Women’s tennis standout Fernanda Contreras, BE’19, grew up knee-deep in a pile of LEGOs in her living room. Now, having graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering, she feels her path has come full circle.
Dec. 21, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018.
Nov. 26, 2018—What does it take to win a national championship? Three head coaches at Vanderbilt—Bowling's John Williamson, Baseball's Tim Corbin and Women's Tennis' Geoff Macdonald—can answer that question from firsthand experience.
Grade A Talent: Vanderbilt’s successful recruiting model finds student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom
Aug. 28, 2018—As the only private institution in the Southeastern Conference, Vanderbilt is charged with competing at the highest level of collegiate athletics with student-athletes who also can thrive in the classrooms of a top-15 nationally ranked university.
Jun. 8, 2018—The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team came up just short in its quest for a second national championship, falling 4–3 in a tight three-set match to the Stanford Cardinal at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, May 22.
May. 23, 2018—The Vanderbilt women's tennis team came up just short in its quest for a second national title on Tuesday, falling 4-3 to 15th-ranked Stanford in the NCAA Championship match at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
May. 21, 2018—The Vanderbilt women's team is officially back in the NCAA National Championship match. In the grittiest match of NCAA play, top-seeded Vanderbilt defeated fourth-seeded/No. 4 Georgia Tech, 4-2, in NCAA semifinal play at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex to seal their place once again in the Vanderbilt women's tennis history books.
May. 21, 2018—For the fourth season in a row, Vanderbilt women's tennis is Final Four-bound. The Commodores used a workman-like approach on Saturday at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex to advance past 21st-ranked Florida State, 4-0, in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament.
Apr. 23, 2018—Make more room in the trophy case—the Vanderbilt women's tennis team is the back-to-back Southeastern Conference Tournament champions. Vanderbilt proved victorious in dominant fashion, securing a 4-0 sweep over No. 9 Florida for the Commodores' third conference championship in program history.
Apr. 15, 2018—The third-ranked Vanderbilt women's tennis team left Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday with a 4-3 comeback victory over No. 10 Florida and something even sweeter: their second-straight SEC regular season championship.
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.
May. 29, 2017—The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team and men’s golf team both won the Southeastern Conference tournament championships in their respective sports in April.