Sept. 11, 2010
I apologize for not posting Commodore news from around the web over the last couple of days. The VUcommodores' redesign took up most of my time during the week. Now that the new site has launched, I should be back to the routine of daily posts. Thanks for your patience.
AROUND THE WEB SATURDAY
Football: Smith feels a surge of confidence (Jeff Lockridge, The Tennessean)
Football: Vanderbilt vs. LSU: Game preview (Jeff Lockridge, The Tennessean)
Football: Dores make recruiting inroads in Louisiana (Jeff Lockridge, The Tennessean)
Football: Bryant concerned with mistakes, not completion percentages (Jeff Lockridge, The Tennessean)
Football: Saturday Preview: Vanderbilt-LSU (Mark Wheeler, The City Paper)
Football: Freshmen receivers push for playing time (Mark Wheeler, The City Paper)
Football: Saturday Spotlight with Zac Stacy (Meghan Rose, InsideVandy.com)
Football: Stadium Preview- Vanderbilt's Dudley Field (InsideVandy.com)
Football: LSU heads to Vanderbilt for SEC opener (Teresa Walker, Associated Press)
Football: Vanderbilt seeking to close the deal (Katherine Terrell, The Times-Picayune)
Football: LSU football team looking for strong finish (Jim Kleinpeter, The Times Picayune)
Football: LSU on the road again (Randy Rosetta, The Advocate)
Football: SEC TV lineup for Week 2 (Chris Low, ESPN.com)
Tennis: Take Two with Jackie Wu and Ryan Lipman (InsideVandy.com)
IN THE PROS
PGA: Snedeker at BMG Championship (PGATour.com)
MLB: Braves, Minor - ND, 5.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, BB, 4 K (MLB.com)
MLB: Padres, Baxter - DNP (MLB.com)
MLB: Pirates, Alvarez - 1-for-5, RBI (42) (MLB.com)
MLB: Minor's quotes after Braves win (David O'Brien, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Women's Tennis: VU tallies 11 wins on Day 1 (Laina Balafas)
Women's Tennis: Doubles pair earns preseason ranking (Laina Balafas)
Men's Tennis: Lipman leads four VU players honored by ITA (Laina Balafas)
Soccer: Dores defeated by Wake Forest, 4-1 (Chris Weinman)
Men's Golf: Q&A with Coach Shaw (Andy Boggs)
Women's Basketball: 'Dores to sign autographs at LSU game (Ryan Schulz)
Football: Faceoff- Umoh vs. Kadri (Ryan Schulz)
VIDEOS OF THE DAY
1) Football head coach Robbie Caldwell joins Joe Fisher to preview the Commodores' SEC opener with LSU. Watch Video
2) Postgame interview with Soccer Coach Ronnie Woodard following the Dores 4-1 loss to Wake Forest.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
(Credit: John Russell) -- Join us for another Saturday night at Dudley Field as the Commodores take on the Tigers at 6 p.m. CT. Walkup tickets are still available. (TV: ESPNU; Radio: 97.1 RQQ)
QUOTES OF THE DAY
"We were disappointed to lose that first game, but I don't think anyone on this team was surprised at how we were able to move the ball."
-- Senior receiver Turner Wimberly on the Commodore offense against Northwestern (Source: The Tennessean)
"I think this team will have a different look from years past, but I think it is a better look. We will be more unified and hopefully that will translate into better performance on the golf course."
-- Head coach Tom Shaw on his 2010-11 men's golf team (Source: VUcommodores.com)
TWEETS OF THE DAY
@RobbieCaldwell (Robbie Caldwell): RobbieCaldwell Game Day! Team is at breakfast with Magic. Position meeting, devotion, pregame meal, warmup and play. Today-9/11, God Bless America!
@steveleandre (Steve Tchiengang): My thoughts n prayers go to the victims n the families that were affected by the terrible incident of 911.
@WarNo5 (Warren Norman): i swear this will be the best nite ever if we win tonite
@esoteric_eric: good class time, let's get to studying and get ready for the Vandy game #godores!
@CaseClos3d: Ready for the Vandy game!!! Beat LSU!!
@mahollis: It's a great day for Vandy football!
@DogwoodBelle: Go #Dores!!! My Vanderbilt Commodores are going to beat those LSU Tigers tonight! #ItCouldHappen
RANDOM VIDEO OF THE DAY
Jim Carrey.... Ice, Ice baby.
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SONG OF THE DAY
(Bruce Springsteen "The Rising")
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