Women’s Tennis

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    Fernanda Contreras: Game, Set, Match

    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. Read More

    Aug. 20, 2019

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    What’s On My Mind: The bright points of 2018

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos reflects on Vanderbilt's work, progress and accomplishments over the past 12 months in his final column of 2018. Read More

    Dec. 21, 2018

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    Three Commodore coaches reflect on winning national titles

    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. Read More

    Nov. 26, 2018

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    Grade A Talent: Vanderbilt’s successful recruiting model finds student-athletes who excel both on the field and in the classroom

    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. Read More

    Aug. 28, 2018

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    ‘By a Whisker’: Women’s tennis falls shy of second NCAA championship

    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. Read More

    Jun. 8, 2018

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    Dores finish as NCAA runner-up

    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. Read More

    May. 23, 2018

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    Women’s tennis will play for national championship

    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. Read More

    May. 21, 2018

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    Women’s tennis advances to fourth-straight NCAA Final Four

    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. Read More

    May. 21, 2018

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    Women’s tennis wins SEC Championship for second consecutive year

    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. Read More

    Apr. 23, 2018

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    Women’s Tennis crowned SEC regular season champions

    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. Read More

    Apr. 15, 2018

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    Down-Under Wonder

    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. Read More

    Feb. 26, 2018

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    SEC Champs: Women’s Tennis and Men’s Golf

    The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team and men’s golf team both won the Southeastern Conference tournament championships in their respective sports in April. Read More

    May. 29, 2017

  • An historic season for Vanderbilt women's tennis came to a close May 22 as the third-ranked/fourth-seeded Commodores fell 4-2 to top-ranked/seeded Florida in the Final Four of the 2017 NCAA Women's Tennis Tournament. (Vanderbilt University)

    Women’s tennis completes historic season in Final Four

    An historic season for Vanderbilt women's tennis came to a close on Monday as the third-ranked/fourth-seeded Commodores fell 4-2 to top-ranked/seeded Florida in the Final Four of the 2017 NCAA Women's Tennis Tournament. Read More

    May. 24, 2017

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    Women’s tennis heads to Final Four to face Florida

    For the third season in a row, Vanderbilt women's tennis is Final Four-bound. Their Sunday victory sets up a Final Four match-up between the Commodores (24-5) and the top-ranked Florida Gators for the third time this season and sixth in NCAA tournament history. Read More

    May. 22, 2017

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    Bright Spot: Alumna Brings Solar Energy Technology to Vanderbilt’s Tennis Center

    When the sun shines at Vanderbilt’s Brownlee O. Currey Jr. Tennis Center these days, it means a little more to former player Marie Casares, BE’15. Two years ago, while Casares was still in school, the civil engineering major wrote a proposal to install solar panels atop the Currey Tennis Center and submitted it to Vanderbilt’s Green Fund, which designates money for student-led energy conservation projects. Read More

    Mar. 7, 2017

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    Strong Showings: A Recap of Spring Sports

    The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team advanced to the Final Four in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in an attempt to repeat their national championship, but ended the season with a loss to Stanford. The Commodores, the No. 6 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, ended with a 23–6 record. Read More

    Aug. 10, 2016

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    Pushed to Extremes: Meredith Dolhare, BS’96, Uses the Power of Sports to Help the Homeless

    Several years after graduating in 1996, Meredith Dolhare found a new passion: running. Dolhare completed several marathons and 12 Ironman triathlons before setting her sights on far more arduous adventures. In 2013 she finished third in the Badwater Ultramarathon—a 135-mile race in 120-plus-degree heat that features a grueling climb from California’s Death Valley (279 feet below sea level) to the trailhead of Mount Whitney (8,360 feet). Read More

    May. 12, 2016

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    Women’s Tennis Wins NCAA Championship

    The Vanderbilt women’s tennis team claimed its first-ever national title by defeating UCLA 4–2 in the NCAA Championship match May 19. The victory marked only the third time in school history that Vanderbilt has won an NCAA national championship. Read More

    Jul. 31, 2015

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    Cue the Bob Dylan

    To quote the great Bob Dylan, the times they are a-changing. When I graduated in 1996, Vanderbilt’s admittance rate sat a shade below 60 percent. For this year’s incoming class, it was 11.6 percent. Read More

    Jul. 31, 2015