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Vandy Rowing aims to break records again with the new year

Vandy Rowing aims to break records again with the new year

Naveen Krishnan

September 5, 2019

Throughout the year, Vanderbilt students trek to the Cumberland River to perfect their rowing stroke on their water. Coordinating their movements through the eye of the boat’s coxswain, the Vanderbilt Crew Team spends hours on the water and in the gym to make sure the team moves with perfect precisi...

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt at Purdue

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt at Purdue

Luke Mukundan

September 4, 2019

Will the Vanderbilt Commodores win their first game of the season or will their first victory of 2019 continue to elude them?

Three Games to Watch: Week 2

Three Games to Watch: Week 2

Bobby Kent

September 4, 2019

Week 1 of the college football season gave fans plenty to talk about and served as a great primer for the weeks ahead. As the top teams in the nation cruised to victory, debuts became the main story of the weekend. Freshman quarterback Bo Nix of the Auburn Tigers started the beginning of his legend, en...

SEC Power Rankings Week Two: High Tide and a Rocky (Top) start

SEC Power Rankings Week Two: High Tide and a Rocky (Top) start

Alyssa Muir, Senior Writer

September 4, 2019

The juggernauts took care of business, but some brutal losses in the East polarized the conference.

IN PHOTOS: Vanderbilt gets dogged by Georgia

IN PHOTOS: Vanderbilt gets dogged by Georgia

Hunter Long, Deputy Multimedia Editor

September 1, 2019

On Saturday, August 31, Vanderbilt played their season opener at home against Georgia. While this was technically a home game, With nearly seventy percent of the fans from Georgia, it certainly felt more like Vandy was playing in enemy territory. Everyone knew that this game was going to be hard. Open...

GOODFRIEND: Deuce Wallace deserved more snaps against Georgia

GOODFRIEND: Deuce Wallace deserved more snaps against Georgia

Betsy Goodfriend, Deputy Sports Editor

September 1, 2019

The headline says it all. If the quarterback competition really was as close as head coach Derek Mason said it was, he shouldn’t have waited to bring in Wallace until the last series of a 30-6 loss that was over well before then. After the game, Mason admitted that the Commodores were unable to get the passing g...

Commodore Brunch: Searching for offense

Commodore Brunch: Searching for offense

Max Schneider, Sports Editor

September 1, 2019

The Commodores' performance Saturday night left plenty of unanswered questions on the table, particularly on the offensive side of the ball. In the first edition of "Commodore Brunch," Max Schneider breaks down the highs and lows of their performance against Georgia.

Commodores offense struggles, falls 30-6 to Georgia in opener

Commodores offense struggles, falls 30-6 to Georgia in opener

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

August 31, 2019

From the moment the Vanderbilt Commodores took the field on Saturday, the game's momentum seemed to side with the Georgia Bulldogs. The sold out crowd filled the stadium with a sea of red and they echoed with the sounds of a barking dog whenever the Commodores received a kickoff. While Vanderbilt students...

It’s Bowl or Bust for the 2019 Vanderbilt Commodores, according to SEC Nation

It’s Bowl or Bust for the 2019 Vanderbilt Commodores, according to SEC Nation

Simon Gibbs, Deputy Sports Editor

August 31, 2019

Eight months removed from a devastating 45-38 loss to Baylor in the 2018 Texas Bowl, the Vanderbilt Commodores are ready to turn the page on a new chapter. Today, the 2019 season officially kicks off. Only this time, the expectations are much higher. Powered by a complete arsenal of offensive weapons ...

The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Football is Back!

The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Football is Back!

Max Schneider, Simon Gibbs, and Betsy Goodfriend

August 31, 2019

Week 1 is finally here, and Vanderbilt kicks off the season with a nationally televised game against the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs. Head coach Derek Mason shared his thoughts on the game and the upcoming season in this edition of the Hustler Sports 30. We'll talk about what we like from Vanderbilt's...

HUNTER: Why Riley Neal should be Vanderbilt’s QB1

HUNTER: Why Riley Neal should be Vanderbilt’s QB1

Henry Hunter, Author

August 29, 2019

As the Vanderbilt Commodores prepare to host third ranked Georgia in their season opener on Saturday evening, fans are anxious to find out whom Coach Mason will start at quarterback. Following the departure of four-year starter Kyle Shurmur, arguably the best quarterback in Vanderbilt history, a quarte...

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. Georgia

Three Matchups to Watch: Vanderbilt vs. Georgia

Ryan Sheehy, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

Football is back on West End this Saturday as the Commodores take on the #3 Georgia Bulldogs to kick off the 2019 season. Vanderbilt will be seeking revenge after being run roughshod over in Athens last year, falling 41-13 to the eventual SEC East Champs. If Derek Mason’s team has any chance of...