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Jennifer Hahn-Women’s Golf

Jennifer Hahn Women’s Golf Senior Major: Management and Law Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because this university offered both an exceptional level of academics as well as athletics. Because of my musical background, I wanted to experience living in Music City and surround myself with talented musicians. What are your…

Posted by on February 1, 2016 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Carter Josephs-Men’s Basketball

Carter Josephs Men’s Basketball Senior Majors: Computer Science, Economics, and Mathematics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I had always wanted to play basketball in college, but didn’t want to compromise going to a great school because of it, so Vanderbilt was an easy choice. What are your career goals? I want to be…

Posted by on February 1, 2016 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Minta Spears-Women’s Basketball

Minta Spears Women’s Basketball Graduate Student Major: Leadership and Organizational Performance Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose to attend Vanderbilt because it felt like the right fit for me, academically and athletically. Academically, I love the LOP program I’m in because I’ve learned so much from the classes, professors, and my classmates….

Posted by on January 1, 2016 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Jake Van Geffen-Men’s Cross Country

Jake Van Geffen Men’s Cross Country Junior Major: Civil Engineering Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because I wanted to challenge myself to grow in all aspects of my life. Obviously, I knew the academic aspect would be tough, but I also knew that going to a completely new environment full…

Posted by on January 1, 2016 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Spencer Pulley-Football

Spencer Pulley Football Senior Major: Human and Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Growing up in Memphis, TN, I always wanted to attend Vanderbilt.  The reputation of the school is impeccable, and when I visited the school I loved every part of it. What are your career goals? Through my time at…

Posted by on December 1, 2015 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Sara Barron-Women’s Cross Country

Sara Barron Women’s Cross Country Senior Major: Interdisciplinary: Music, Management and Marking Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because of its combination of great academics, location in a musical and creative city, and of course, its awesome cross country team. What are your career goals? I aim to work in advertising at a…

Posted by on December 1, 2015 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Damian Jones-Men’s Basketball

Damian Jones Men’s Basketball Junior Major: Engineering Science Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? Good academics and athletic program. What are your career goals? To enjoy whatever job I partake in. What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt? Taking good notes and studying. How do you manage your demanding schedule? I…

Posted by on November 1, 2015 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Mallory Schonk-Lacrosse

Mallory Schonk Lacrosse Senior Major: Interdisciplinary: Cognitive and Linguistic Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I visited Vanderbilt when I was a freshman in high school and fell in love with Nashville. Ultimately, I chose Vanderbilt because it had everything I wanted in a college. I love my team and all that the…

Posted by on November 1, 2015 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Jamie Kator-Soccer

Jamie Kator Soccer Senior Major: Biol Sci:Molecular&Cellular Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt for the opportunity of a world renowned education in the country’s best athletic conference. What are your career goals? I want to go to medical school and become a physician. What does it take to be academically successful…

Posted by on October 1, 2015 in Student-Athletes of the Month


Steven Scheu-Football

Steven Scheu Football Senior Major: Medicine, Health and Society Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt for the opportunity to compete with the best and brightest intellectually and athletically. What are your career goals? After pursuing a career in the NFL, I plan to earn my MBA in finance or healthcare. What…

Posted by on October 1, 2015 in Student-Athletes of the Month



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