|by Brandon Barca (Archive)
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On Deck: Football Head Coach James Franklin will be the featured speaker at the Touchdown Club of Memphis Monday night... The women's basketball television schedule was announced late last week... David Price and the Rays are only one game back of the Red Sox in the MLB Wild Card race with three games to play... Watch Mike Baxter's web gem in the Mets' 9-4 loss to the Phillies... Brandt Snedeker finished eighth in the final FedExCup standings.
Welcome Aggies. The SEC made it official last night by announcing that Texas A&M will become the 13th member of the conference starting July 1, 2012. What do you think of the decision? Join our discussion on the Commodores' Facebook Fan Page.
David Williams' statement on Texas A&M. "Those of us at Vanderbilt University are happy and excited about Texas A&M coming to the Southeastern Conference. We look forward to many years of competition and friendship with Aggie Nation."
Road block in Columbia. Vanderbilt's defense created opportunities but the offense couldn't capitalize in the 'Dores 21-3 loss at No. 12 South Carolina on Saturday. Here's a listing of links covering VU's first defeat:
» Gamecocks hand Dores first defeat (VUcommodores.com)
» Vanderbilt has time to review first loss (Jeff Lockridge, Tennessean)
» Commodores held to five first downs in loss (Jeff Lockridge, Tennessean)
» Commodore offense struggles (Jeff Lockridge, Tennessean)
» Hayward records two more interceptions (Jeff Lockridge, Tennessean)
» Vandy silenced in first road test (Steve Schindler, InsideVandy.com)
» Defense saves Gamecocks' offense (Edward Aschoff, ESPN.com)
Keith pleased with cross country effort. The Commodores secured a seventh place finish against a strong field at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday. "It was a fantastic effort," Head Coach Steve Keith said of his top runners. "There are still better races in us, but it was nice to get off to a good start."
Mason Rudolph golf results. The Commodore men vaulted to eighth place on the final day of the Mason Rudolph Championship, while the women ended up in ninth against possibly the toughest field they'll face this season.
Additional Commodore News
Football: SEC power rankings Week 5 (Chris Low and Edward Aschoff)
Football: What we learned in the SEC Week 4 (Chris Low, ESPN.com)
Football: Under the Helmet with Carey Spear (Kristen-Leigh Sheft, InsideVandy.com)
Football: VU-South Carolina postgame interviews (VUcommodores.com)
Football: Joe Fisher's postgame report (VUcommodores.com)
Women's Basketball: Get to know Nadine Ndip (VUcommodores.com)
Baseball: Scrimmage notebook (VUcommodores.com)
Golf: Mason Rudolph Championships final results (VUcommodores.com)
Cross Country: Women finish in top 8 at Roy Griak (VUcommodores.com)
Women's Tennis: Day Two at Furman Classic (VUcommodores.com)
Women's Tennis: VU wins in dual play (VUcommodores.com)
Men's Tennis: Day Two at Southern Intercollegiates Classic (VUcommodores.com)
Men's Tennis: Day Two at Napa Valley Tennis Classic (VUcommodores.com)
Soccer: Dores drop second straight game (VUcommodores.com)
Soccer: VU falls to Alabama (VUcommodores.com)
Video of the Day
Coach Franklin and players talk with media members following the 'Dores loss to South Carolina...
Song of the Day
The Mamas & The Papas - Monday Monday