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Nine Commodores joined the Class of 2011 Vanderbilt Athletics Hall of Fame: Lamar Alexander, BA’62, track and field; Tyler Griffin, BA’06, women’s soccer; Carl Hinkle, BA’38, football; John R. Ingram, MBA’86, lifetime achievement; Peter Lamb, BA’80, men’s tennis; David Latimer, BA’98, cross country; Scotti Madison, BA’81, baseball; Will Perdue, BA’88, men’s basketball; and Sheri Sam, BS’96, women’s basketball.
Vanderbilt junior John Jenkins set a U.S. men’s World University Games record with six 3-pointers in a 102–53 U.S. victory over Hungary during international competition in Shenzhen, China, last August. He went 6 for 10 in 16 minutes of play.
Less than a month before the fall season began, Derek Greene was named head coach of the women’s soccer team after the retirement of former coach Ronnie Woodard. Greene has been an assistant coach with the Commodores since February 2010. Despite several injuries, the team finished with an 8–11 record and defeated previously unbeaten SEC rival LSU. Midfielder Cherrelle Jarrett was named to the 2011 SEC Women’s Soccer All-Freshman Team.
The 2012 NCAA Division I women’s golf championship will be played at Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn., May 22–25. Twenty-four teams and individuals from teams that don’t make the cup will participate. “This is an outstanding event, and we are absolutely thrilled to serve as the host institution,” says Head Women’s Golf Coach Greg Allen.
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