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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


Tori Ferris-Bowling

Tori Ferris Bowling Senior Major: Human and Organizational Development Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I chose Vanderbilt because it seemed to be the total package to me.  It has wonderful academics, an outstanding bowling program, and the girls on the team were so friendly and welcoming and had nothing but good things to say about their…

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


Ralph Webb-Football

Ralph Webb Football Junior Major: Sociology Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt? I wanted to have the best of both worlds. The opportunity to get a prestigious education and play football in the SEC I couldn’t turn down. It doesn’t get any better than this. What are your career goals? I want to graduate…

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


Ashleigh Antal-Women’s Tennis

Ashleigh Antal Women’s Tennis Senior Major: English and Psychology Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?  For the mix of athletics and academics.  Fell in love with Nashville, and really liked the directon the tennis program was heading. What are your career goals? To go to grad school and get my doctorate in clinical psychology,…

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


Dillon van der Wal-Football

Dillon van der Wal Football Senior Major: Human Organization and Leadership Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?  I wanted to play football in the best conference in America while gettng a world class education.  I was sitting in an academic presentation during my official visit and I realized football doesn’t last forever, my degree…

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



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