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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


Erin Myers-Soccer

Erin Myers Soccer Senior Major: Interdisciplinary: Managerial Finance and Marketing Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I knew that I wanted to play soccer in one of the strongest, most competitive athletic conferences, while earning a quality education. When narrowing down the list of schools and visiting many, Vanderbilt rose to the top of…

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


Sam Reilly-Men’s Cross Country

Sam Reilly Men’s Cross Country Senior Majors: History and Political Science Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? When choosing where to transfer, I was deciding between Duke and Vanderbilt. Both are great universities, but Vanderbilt’s tour totally sealed the deal for me. Will Taylor ’13 gave an amazing tour, and then took the time to call…

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


Carmen Carlos-Women’s Cross Country

Carmen Carlos Women’s Cross Country Junior Major: Neuroscience Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? The draw of being a part of the close knit group of girls that was the Vanderbilt XC team was too much to resist. It didn’t hurt that Vandy has some great academics and an awesome city.  What are your career goals? I want…

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


Nigel Bowden-Football

  Nigel Bowden Football Junior Major: Communication Studies   Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? To get the best education and play in the best conference in the nation. What are your career goals? Possibly going into a nonprofit organization to help low-income families with troubled youth. What does it take to be academically…

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


Luke Kornet-Men’s Basketball

Luke Kornet Men’s Basketball Junior Major: Computer Science and Mathematics Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because I wanted to play basketball at a place where I could be challenged on and off the court. I was familiar with the school and when I met the people in the program, I…

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


Kathryn Babbin-Swimming

Kathryn Babbin Swimming Junior Major: Human and Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I visited Vanderbilt during the fall of my junior year to see the Vandy vs Georgia football game and fell in love with it. I loved the size of the school, the swim program and Nashville. I am so…

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



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