Vanderbilt Women's Basketball Honored at
Tennessee Hall of Fame Awards Dinner
SEC CHAMPION HONORED AT TENNESSEE HALL OF FAME
The 2001-02 Vanderbilt Commodore women's basketball
team was honored as the Collegiate Amateur Team of the Year
by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Friday night (Jan. 24).
That team captured the Southeastern Conference Tournament
title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament Regional championship
game. The Commodores owned a record of 30-7, 10-4 mark in
league action. Vanderbilt led the nation - men and women -
in field goal percentage for the second consecutive season.
Seniors Ashley McElhiney and Chantelle Anderson accepted the
award on behalf of the team
CHANTELLE ANDERSON HONORED ALSO
Senior All-American Chantelle Anderson was also honored
at the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Banquet as the Amateur
Athlete of the Year. Anderson was a Kodak All-American last
season and led the SEC in field goal percentage, second in
the nation, with a 64.7 mark against the sixth-toughest schedule
in the country. She recorded eight double-doubles and scored
in double figures in all but one game. She made at least half
of her shots in all but one game, including 22 consecutive
games. She was honored as SEC Player of the Year and earned
many All-America honors as well as the ESPN the Magazine Women's
Center of the Year.
The Tennessee Hall of Fame Awards Banquet and Induction Ceremony
was held Friday, Jan. 24, in the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville.