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Student-Athletes of the Month Category

Aaron Nesmith-Men’s Basketball

Jul. 9, 2019—Aaron Nesmith Men’s Basketball Sophomore Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to come to Vanderbilt because it is truly the cream of the crop, athletically and academically. The high-level basketball with the high-level academics simply can’t be beat. What are your career goals? My career goal is...

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Paige Hamilton-Swimming

Jul. 9, 2019—Paige Hamilton Swimming Senior Major: Cognitive Studies Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? It was important to me while making my college decision that I felt like I had a home at my school and with my team.  From the first time I stepped on campus, I knew that Vanderbilt Athletics was dedicated to...

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Myra Konte-Soccer

May. 31, 2019—Myra Konte Soccer Junior Major: Medicine, Health & Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Being surrounded by such an amazing group of people while also attending a college with a really good academic reputation was so appealing to me. It was hard to pass up this opportunity. What are your career goals? My...

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Stephen Scott-Baseball

May. 31, 2019—Stephen Scott Baseball Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I wanted to go to a school that challenged me both academically and physically and Vanderbilt was the best fit for me. What are your career goals? After baseball I hope to develop a career as a financial advisor so that I...

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Abbey Carlson-Women’s Golf

Apr. 30, 2019—Abbey Carlson Women’s Golf Junior Major: Mechanical Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of the unique ability to both compete in the SEC while still getting an education from one of the top schools in the nation! What are your career goals? After school I’m looking to find a...

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Alex Ross-Men’s Tennis

Apr. 30, 2019—Alex Ross Men’s Tennis Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because I loved the great combination of athletics and academics. Also, the guys on the team and I really connected, which made it feel like home to me. It met all my needs and I knew that I...

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Joe Toye-Men’s Basketball

Apr. 1, 2019—Joe Toye Men’s Basketball Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because I would be able to play against the best basketball talent in the country, as well as attend the most prestigious university in the SEC. What are your career goals? My goal is to find a career...

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Emily Mathewson-Lacrosse

Apr. 1, 2019—Emily Mathewson Lacrosse Junior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because it has everything in a school that was important to me–academics, sports, campus.  Vandy is a place where I can learn at a top university, compete in competitive division 1 sports, and live in a...

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Walker Grisanti-Baseball

Feb. 28, 2019—Walker Grisanti Baseball Senior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I was given the opportunity to play baseball at a collegiate level with an outstanding program with a great education. What are your career goals? I hope to find success in an organization with long term grown opportunities. What...

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Nia Dorsey-Soccer

Feb. 28, 2019—Nia Dorsey Soccer Junior Major: Medicine, Health & Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because of the competitive academic and athletic experience, as well as the city of Nashville. I wanted to attend a school in a city, and Vanderbilt had the perfect combination of both the city...

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