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April 21, 2017

The latest buzz surrounding your Vanderbilt Commodores:

D1Baseball.com: Aaron Fitt says that Vanderbilt's Kyle Wright is among the most talented pitchers in college baseball -- when he hits on all cylinders. Writes Fitt: "When Wright is at his very best, there is no other pitcher in college baseball that can match his combination of premium stuff and elite command." Read here.



The Tennessean: Vanderbilt baseball honored Donny Everett prior to last Saturday's home game against Florida, and the Commodores included Everett's parents, Teddy and Susan, as part of the emotional ceremony. Read here.



VUCommodores.com: Vanderbilt women's basketball took part in Make-A-Wish Foundation's Walk for Wishes event and raised a total of $9,168 for Team Jessica -- the largest amount in the Wish Family Team category. White raised the most individually among the Vanderbilt representatives at $2,508. Read here.



SEC: Vanderbilt landed 29 student-athletes on the SEC'S Winter Academic Honor Roll, as determined by Commissioner Greg Sankey. The 2016-17 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll includes the sports of basketball, equestrian, gymnastics and swimming & diving. It is based on grades from the 2016 Spring, Summer and Fall terms. Read here.




SEC Network: Vanderbilt women's tennis coach Geoff Macdonald joined Peter Burns on "SEC Now" after his Commodores women's tennis team won its first SEC regular-season title by upsetting No. 1 Florida. Watch above.


The Tennessean: Vanderbilt standout Jeren Kendall is too good a player to bat clean-up, even if his talents fit a clean-up hitter, writes Adam Sparks. "Why does Vanderbilt have Kendall batting No. 1 in the order?" asks Sparks. "Simply put, coach Tim Corbin wants his best player to get the most at-bats." Read here.



BSN Denver: Assessing the draft stock of Vanderbilt All-American linebacker Zach Cunningham and how the former Commodore might fit in on the Denver Broncos' roster. Read here.



VUCommodores.com: In 23 seasons on West End, Geoff Macdonald has turned Vanderbilt tennis into a national power. Zac Ellis writes about the Commodores' evolution under Macdonald's watch. Read here.



SECCountry.com: A look at freshmen who turned heads on Vanderbilt football's roster in 2016, and what it means going forward. Read here.



With SEC Golf Championships kicking off this weekend, Vanderbilt golf coaches Greg Allen and Scott Limbaugh joined the Commodore Insider Podcast to preview the Commodores' trips to the conference tournaments. Listen below.

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