The Vanderbilt Hustler

Cloudy with LaChance of three-balls

Cloudy with LaChance of three-balls

Max Schneider, Associate Sports Editor

October 24, 2016

When Riley LaChance burst onto the scene in 2014, the Commodores thought they had something truly special. The all-state guard from Brookfield, Wisconsin, wasn’t expected to make a big impact early, but he ended up starting all 35 games, leading the team in minutes in the process. Just eight g...

‘Dores get emphatic win in home finale

‘Dores get emphatic win in home finale

Elias Ukule

October 24, 2016

The Vanderbilt women’s soccer team came back from behind for an emphatic 4-1 win over the Ole Miss Rebels in their last home game of the season. This was the biggest fan turnout so far in the season as goal scorer Claire Anderson, team captain Kacy Scarpa and Sasha Gray were honored on senior day with...

‘Dores fall to Gamecocks as O’Donnell’s last-gasp goal sends riveting match into overtime

‘Dores fall to Gamecocks as O’Donnell’s last-gasp goal sends riveting match into overtime

Sarah Anne McKenzie

October 21, 2016

The Vanderbilt Commodores experienced a gut-wrenching 2-1 loss to No. 2 South Carolina in overtime just minutes after Vanderbilt freshman Sydney O’Donnell lifted their spirits by leveling the score in the final two seconds. Vanderbilt predictably had a difficult time starting out on a strong foot, and a ...

SEC football power rankings: Week 8

SEC football power rankings: Week 8

Torben Ginsberg

October 19, 2016

  With another week gone by in the SEC, the same old stories prevail. Alabama remains dominant, the bottom of the league remains toothless and underwhelming and Vanderbilt pulls off a huge road upset. Wait, what? Maybe the 'Dores aren't who we thought they were. In the meantime, here are...

Three games to watch: Week 8

Three games to watch: Week 8

Jack Fader

October 18, 2016

After an exciting Week 7 in college football, here are three games that could alter the national landscape in Week 8 as teams prepare for the home stretch. No. 17 Arkansas at No. 21 Auburn This game could have major implications on the outcome of the SEC West and will provide a good test for an A...

Webb and Blasingame keep offense fresh with balance of speed and power

Webb and Blasingame keep offense fresh with balance of speed and power

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

October 17, 2016

Smash and Dash. Ground and Pound. Thunder and Lightning. The Webb Jet and the Blasing-train. Even though the pair of Commodore running backs couldn't come up with a nickname for themselves, those are a few ways to describe Ralph Webb and Khari Blasingame, a duo that has sparked the Vanderbilt offense...

Luke Kornet steps into updated role as team’s most experienced player

Luke Kornet steps into updated role as team’s most experienced player

Josh Hamburger

October 17, 2016

During the 2015 season, Vanderbilt enjoyed a roster that included three veteran players of at least seven feet: Damian Jones, Josh Henderson and Luke Kornet. But this upcoming season presents a new problem: Jones left for the draft in the first round and Henderson’s eligibility ran out, leaving Ko...

Freshman Payton Willis prepared for major role with Commodores

Freshman Payton Willis prepared for major role with Commodores

Robbie Weinstein, Sports Editor

October 17, 2016

The key to Vanderbilt men’s basketball’s 2016-17 season may lie in the hands of an untested freshman. A year ago, the Commodores shouldered huge expectations with a team full of experience at every position. Point guard Wade Baldwin IV was coming off a strong freshman season and looked like the...

Commodore Brunch Week 7: What just happened?

Commodore Brunch Week 7: What just happened?

Cutler Klein, Sports Editor

October 16, 2016

What? Huh? How? Really? They did what? They had how many yards? It was on the road? Should we stay on fall break forever? If you've asked any of these questions in the past 24 hours after Vanderbilt beat Georgia 17-16 on the road on Saturday, you are not alone. The game had all...

Three games to watch: Week 7

Three games to watch: Week 7

Jordan Grapentine

October 14, 2016

After a relatively uneventful Week 6 of college football, Week 7 aims to please. No. 1 and No. 2 both travel to face Top 10 conference opponents — a recipe for a shake-up at the top — and the SEC West serves up an interesting game as well. No. 2 Ohio State at No. 8 Wisconsin This is the marquee...

Behind enemy lines: Georgia

Behind enemy lines: Georgia

Robbie Weinstein, Sports Editor

October 13, 2016

The Vanderbilt Hustler sports editor Robbie Weinstein and Red & Black assistant sports editor Wilson Alexander discuss the state of the Bulldogs ahead of Saturday’s game. Robbie Weinstein: UGA has been up and down, but the 4-2 record seems decent enough based on who they’ve played. How ...

Three matchups to watch: Georgia

Three matchups to watch: Georgia

Jack Fader

October 13, 2016

The Commodores travel to Athens, Georgia, this week to try to get back on track in the SEC. Here are three key matchups that could decide the game. Ralph Webb vs. his left ankle injury Ralph Webb, who is currently second in the SEC in rushing yards with 682, left Saturday’s loss to Kentucky with an...

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