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Dores on the Web

April 7, 2017

The latest buzz on the web surrounding Vanderbilt athletics:

Nashville Business Journal: An in-depth read on Vanderbilt's David Williams, who has had three major passions in his career: teaching, the law and sports. As athletics director at Vanderbilt University, he’s able to combine all three. Read here.



The Tennessean: Columnist Joe Rexrode writes that Vanderbilt football ended spring practice with big talk alongside a roster laden with upperclassmen and high expectations. Oh, and the Commodores showed Rexrode their smooth dance moves. Read here.


SECCountry.com: Former Vanderbilt All-American Zach Cunningham joins Twitter. The NFL prospect's first tweet? "Better late than never. Yes, I'm just joining Twitter. What's up, world?" Read here.


National Football Foundation: Will Holden, an offensive tackle from Green Cove Springs, Fla., and Jacob Schultz, a specialist from Murfreesboro, Tenn., were named Hampshire Honor Society recipients by the National Football Foundation (NFF). Read here.


VUCommodores.com: Last weekend, South Carolina's Dawn Staley became just the second African-American coach to win an NCAA women's basketball title. The first, Carolyn Peck, is currently an assistant on Vanderbilt's coaching staff. Now both Staley and Peck have formed a unique bond during their respective careers. Read here.


104.5 The Zone: Vanderbilt golf alum Brandt Snedeker took time out of his preparation for the 2017 Masters to join Nashville radio show "The Midday 180" from Augusta National.

The Undefeated: Another great read on Carolyn Peck and Dawn Staley from the folks at ESPN and The Undefeated. Read here.


SI.com: Sports Illustrated's Chris Burke breaks down Zach Cunningham as an NFL prospect, ranking him 20th on his Big Board. Writes Burke: "Cunningham (6' 3", 244 pounds) reads plays with the diagnostic efficiency needed to be a potent NFL linebacker." Read here.


The Tennessean: Vanderbilt baseball's Chandler Day is at his best as a starting pitcher, writes Adam Sparks. Read here.


Vanderbilt.edu: Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball Head Coach Stephanie White and Associate Coach Carolyn Peck will lead a discussion on Friday as part of the Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center’s weeklong celebration of Equal Pay Day. Read here.
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