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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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Kristen Denk-Women’s Track and Field

Feb. 5, 2019—Kristen Denk Women’s Track & Field Senior Major: Economics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because I knew it would be a one of a kind experience. This university has a unique way of combining academics, athletics and social experiences so that its students get the most out of...

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Simon Ejike-Men’s Basketball

Feb. 5, 2019—Simon Ejike Men’s Basketball Sophomore Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because it’s a great school that is close to home (Virginia). What are your career goals? My career goal is to first graduate and hopefully play in the NBA someday. What does it...

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Kristin Quah-Bowling

Dec. 20, 2018—Kristin Quah Bowling Senior Major: Electrical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I wanted a balance between a school with a strong academic programme and a strong bowling team and Vanderbilt provided me with the best opportunity for that. What are your career goals? I would like to work in...

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Patrick Martin-Men’s Golf

Dec. 20, 2018—Patrick Martin Men’s Golf Senior Major: Human & Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of Coach Limbaugh. I knew with his leadership and the players around me, that I would have the opportunity to be a part of something special. Vanderbilt as a strong academic institution was a...

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