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Jeff Taylor, men’s basketball, All-SEC forward

“The main reason I chose Vanderbilt was the Commodore fans. From the moment I arrived on campus for my recruiting visit, the fans have made me feel right at home.”

Rachel Bachtel, women’s soccer, No. 1 All-time in saves, SEC Academic Honor Roll, double major in Human & Organizational Development and Art Studio

“I chose to come to Vanderbilt because it's the best of both worlds! I am on a great soccer team competing in the SEC, plus I am able to get a great education at the same time.”

Chris MarveChris Marve, football, All-SEC, triple major in Sociology, Education and Human & Organizational Development

“I chose Vanderbilt because of the familial atmosphere of the school, the amazing academics, the opportunity to play in the Southeastern Conference, and the close proximity to my home town of Memphis.”

Marina Alex, women’s golf, SEC Academic Honor Roll, First Team All-American and SEC player of the year

“I chose Vanderbilt because it has a great academic reputation as well as a highly competitive athletic program. Along with that, Nashville is great city to live and attend college. Overall, Vanderbilt is a special place.”

Jence Rhoads, women’s basketball, SEC Academic Honor Roll and All-SEC guard

“I chose Vanderbilt because of its athletic and academic reputation. It is one of the top universities in the country athletically and academically.”

Megan Grehan, women’s golf, SEC Academic Honor Roll and All-American Scholar

“I chose Vanderbilt because of the excellent academics and athletics. The combination of the two is unparalleled.”