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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. 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. 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. 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 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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