The Vanderbilt Hustler

Justin Hershey
Justin Hershey ('22) is the Lead Sports Analyst for the Vanderbilt Hustler. He has been on staff since freshman year, formerly serving as a Staff Writer and Deputy Sports Editor. He is majoring in Human and Organizational Development with minors in Business and Economics. In addition to writing, he serves as a co-host on VU Sports Wired, a Vanderbilt sports talk show, and The Hustler Sports 30, a Vanderbilt sports podcast on VandyRadio.

If he is not watching Commodore sports, you may find Justin playing basketball at the Rec Center or out on the golf course. In addition, he writes for The Sixer Sense about his beloved Philadelphia 76ers and can always be found watching the Eagles on Sundays.

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Justin Hershey, Lead Sports Analyst

Nov 24, 2020
Film Room: What is Vanderbilt getting in transfer DJ Harvey? (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
Vanderbilt soccer advances to SEC Tournament finals with 3-1 win over Texas A&M (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: NBA Draft recap, soccer’s offensive explosion in the SEC Tournament, and football hosts Florida (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
Vanderbilt Men’s Basketball roster preview (Story)
Nov 19, 2020
Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball roster preview (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
NBA Draft: Saben Lee drafted 38th overall by the Detroit Pistons (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
NBA Draft: Aaron Nesmith drafted 14th overall by the Boston Celtics (Story)
Nov 12, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: State of the SEC, football faces Kentucky, soccer heads to SEC Tournament (Story)
Nov 06, 2020
Vanderbilt men’s basketball releases full 2020-21 schedule (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Football heads to Starkville, soccer wraps up regular season (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
VU Sports Wired, Nov. 4: Football trends down, soccer trends up (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
2020 NBA Draft Profile: Saben Lee (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
‘Instant chemistry’: The Orji brothers bond on the field is rooted in family and perspective (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
2020 NBA Draft Profile: Aaron Nesmith (Story)
Oct 29, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Interviewing Dr. Kristene Kelly and Tommy McClelland (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Soccer picks up a win, VandyBoys compete in Black and Gold, Football practices (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
Stackhouse talks schedule, COVID-19, early practice developments (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: COVID-19 strikes, another soccer loss, Black and Gold Series preview (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
VU Sports Wired, Oct. 14: Commodores crumble against South Carolina (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: South Carolina Week (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
VU Sports Wired, Oct. 8: An ugly loss to LSU and a visit from the Gamecocks (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
The Quarterback of the Defense: Donovan Kaufman (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Reviewing the trip to Texas, Previewing LSU, and Vanderbilt Soccer heads to Missouri (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
Week One Film Room: Ken Seals and a dominant defensive line (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
VU Sports Wired, Sept. 30: Breaking down Vanderbilt’s loss to Texas A&M (Story)
Sep 24, 2020
The Hustler Sports 30 on VandyRadio: Football is back, Quarterback Talk, Soccer goes to Knoxville (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
HERSHEY: Vanderbilt athletics’ stakeholder engagement initiatives show sign of direction (Story)
Sep 09, 2020
Southeastern Conference announces full soccer schedule (Story)
Sep 09, 2020
QB Chronicles: Danny Clark brings humbling experiences, perspective to Vanderbilt (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Film Room: Finding Defensive Playmakers (Story)
Aug 20, 2020
Film Room: A look at Vanderbilt’s backfield (Story)
May 04, 2020
“The Last Dance” Episodes 5 and 6: Kobe, Krause and the age-old debate (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
Q&A: Jerry Stackhouse talks virtual recruiting, previews personnel for next season (Story)
Mar 08, 2020
Vanderbilt’s two-game finale spoils tournament hopefuls, builds confidence heading into postseason play (Story)
Feb 22, 2020
Commodores lose heartbreaker to Georgia on Crump’s prayer at the buzzer (Story)
Feb 14, 2020
How Max Evans has helped fill the void left by Aaron Nesmith (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
HERSHEY: Vanderbilt’s upset win provides hope in the most desperate time possible (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Athletics director Malcolm Turner resigns after one year at helm (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Tennessee escapes Memorial with a 78-69 win over Commodores (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
SEC Basketball Power Rankings: A New Top Dog (Story)
Jan 24, 2020
Vanderbilt to honor former SEC Regular Season Basketball Champions (Story)
Jan 19, 2020
No. 23 Arkansas dismantles shorthanded Vanderbilt women 100-66 (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Maestro of the Moment: How the violin keeps Matthew Moyer prepared (Story)
Jan 11, 2020
Vanderbilt blown out by Texas A&M 69-50 in first action without Nesmith (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Vanderbilt bounces back, blows out Buffalo 90-76 at home (Story)
Nov 24, 2019
Meet Myles Stute, Vanderbilt’s first 2020 commit (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Breaking down Jerry Stackhouse’s new and improved Vanderbilt offense (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Vanderbilt falls to No.4 UConn 64-51 (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Power Rankings Week 11: Battle of the blue bloods (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Hershey and Perez: Vanderbilt needs to change its student ticket process (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Vanderbilt Men’s Golf falls to Texas in East Lake Cup Semifinal (Story)
Sep 28, 2019
Commodores pick up first win against Northern Illinois 24-18 (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Report card on Riley Neal after three games (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
SEC Power Rankings Week One: Football is back at last (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Bleday plays the hero as Commodores walk off on Hilltoppers (Story)
Mar 24, 2019
Vanderbilt Lacrosse dismantles Butler 19-2 to remain perfect at home (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Commodores looking to fix key mistakes in order to take down Kentucky (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Commodores understand fixes needed to compete with Georgia in Athens (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
Commodores trying to avoid hype as trip to Notre Dame looms (Story)