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Ryan White-Football

Ryan White Football Graduate Student Program: Learning, Diversity and Urban Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of the top notch education I would be receiving. What are your career goals? I intend on playing in the NFL and eventually owning multiple businesses. What does it take to be academically…

Posted on July 3, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Alexandra Farnsworth-Women’s Golf

Alexandra Farnsworth Women’s Golf Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I knew Vanderbilt was the perfect school for me because of the combination of amazing academics and athletics. I completely fell in love with the amazing golf facilities and coaches. I will always call Nashville home and love it as a city. What…

Posted on July 3, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Courtney Clayton-Women’s Track and Field

Courtney Clayton Women’s Track and Field Junior Major: Sociology and Communications Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt University because coming out of high school I wanted to run in the most competitive conference while also getting a top-tier education. Vanderbilt provides me with both. What are your career goals? I…

Posted on May 31, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Ro Coleman-Baseball

Ro Coleman Baseball Senior Major: American Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt to become a better person and to get a great education. What are your career goals? Have a successful career MLB and have a positive impact on the world. What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?…

Posted on May 31, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Nikos Gkotsis-Men’s Cross Country

Nikos Gkotsis Men’s Cross Country Senior Major: Mechanical Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I did not have the opportunity to visit Vanderbilt before attending, but the academic level  and the city of Nashville made Vanderbilt a great school. What are your career goals? After Vanderbilt, I will attend graduate school, and then I…

Posted on May 2, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Sarah Goodale-Women’s Track and Field

Sarah Goodale Women’s Track and Field Senior Major: Biomedical Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?  I chose to attend Vanderbilt because I thought it was the perfect combination of academics and athletics. What are your career goals? I would like to pursue a graduate degree in biomedical engineering, and I am unsure of what…

Posted on May 2, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Jess Dadino-Women’s Lacrosse

Jess Dadino Women’s Lacrosse Junior Major: Human and Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? My original interest in Vanderbilt was triggered because my brother went here, and when I visited him I absolutely loved it. I knew I wanted to play lacrosse in college, so Vanderbilt really fulfilled all of my needs in…

Posted on April 3, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


DeAndre Woods-Football

DeAndre Woods Football Senior Major: Communication Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I knew the education here would allow me greater opportunities in my future. What are your career goals? To be an Entrepreneur and Business man (Sports Analyst). What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt? Hard work, using the academic…

Posted on April 3, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Penn Murfee-Baseball

Penn Murfee Baseball Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I wanted to combine the best academic, athletic, and social experience that a university had to offer. Vanderbilt was an easy choice when taking into account the elite level of competition in all facets of a student-athlete’s life.  What are your career goals?…

Posted on March 6, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Christa Reed-Women’s Basketball

Christa Reed Women’s Basketball Junior Major: Medicine, Health and Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because it is one of the best academic institutions in the country and because the SEC is the most competitive conference. What are your career goals? I want to play overseas for a couple…

Posted on March 6, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month



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