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Daniel Valent-Men’s Tennis

Daniel Valent Men’s Tennis Senior Major: Biological Sciences Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt for multiple reasons. Firstly, because of the Vanderbilt culture. On my recruiting trip I immediately felt accepted and appreciated by coaches, staff and fellow teammates. Secondly, because Vanderbilt is a great academic institution, meaning that I can receive a…

Posted on November 1, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Fernanda Contreras-Women’s Tennis

Fernanda Contreras Women’s Tennis Junior Major: Mechanical Engineer Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Vanderbilt was the perfect fit for me. It combines great academics with challenging athletics and it can’t get any better than that. Coach MacDonald and Coach “Leaks” were the most unique and interesting coaches I met; they saw my potential instead…

Posted on November 1, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Megan Huebner-Women’s Cross Country

Megan Huebner Women’s Cross Country Senior Major: Biological Sciences Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I loved the team when I met them on my official visit, and I knew Vanderbilt would offer excellent academic and athletic opportunities.  What are your career goals? I plan to attend veterinary school after graduation and eventually go into…

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


Oren Burks-Football

Oren Burks Football Senior Major: Human and Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? The unique combination of a world class education, playing in the SEC, and then having the opportunity to live in a city like Nashville. Being 10hrs away from my home in Virginia initially made me hesitant, but I decided…

Posted on October 1, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Nifae Lealao-Football

Nifae Lealao Football Senior Major: Sociology Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Originally I wanted to stay close to home and go to Stanford, however my parents had an ulterior motive and snuck me on a plane to Vandy. Long story short, I took the chance to experience a new life in the south and…

Posted on September 1, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Cristina De Zeeuw-Women’s Soccer

Cristina De Zeeuw Women’s Soccer Senior Major: Medicine, Health and Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? It has everything a student could want. Nashville is an amazing city, the campus is beautiful, the academics are some of the best in the country, and the athletic department is on the rise. What are your…

Posted on September 1, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Danae O’Halloran-Women’s Soccer

Danae O’Halloran Women’s Soccer Senior Major: Medicine, Health and Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because its one of the top schools in the country academically, and the SEC is a competitive conference. Not to mention I love country music, so Nashville was right up my alley. What…

Posted on July 26, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Theo Humphrey-Men’s Golf

Theo Humphrey Men’s Golf Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of the great combination of academics and golf. What are your career goals? My career goals are to play golf successfully at the professional lever which has been my dream for a long time. What does it…

Posted on July 26, 2017 in Student-Athletes of the Month


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



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