Women's Basketball

Kristen Gaffney - 24

RS Sophomore

Cary, N.C.

High School:
Green Hope




Kristen  Gaffney


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Commodores and Wildcats tipoff at 5:00 p.m. CT on SportSouth.


VU set for SEC Tournament

Commodores open 2013 postseason with Missouri.


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Vanderbilt at Tennessee 3/1/15 (Steven Bridges)



WBB vs. Kentucky (2/8/15)

WBB vs. Kentucky (2/8/15). Photos by Joe Howell.


WBB vs. Dayton (12/21/14)

Vanderbilt vs. Dayton Flyers. Photos by Steve Green. (12/21/14)


WBB vs. Saint Louis (11/24/14)

WBB vs. Saint Louis (11/24/14). Photos by Anne Rayner


Vanderbilt vs. Arizona State - USATSI

Vanderbilt vs. Arizona State - USATSI

2013-14 (RS Freshman): After sitting out most of the season with a knee injury, she made her college debut on Feb. 27 against Florida and played in VU's final four games of the season. ... Averaged 18.8 minutes of playing time in the four games, compiling 12 points and 18 rebounds. ... Had six points and five rebounds in NCAA Tournament first-round loss to Arizona State on March 22. ... Pulled down seven rebounds in SEC Tournament loss to Georgia on March 6. ... Logged 29 minutes of playing time and finished with six points, five rebounds and three assists in loss to Kentucky on March 2. ... Made her Commodore debut against Florida on Feb. 27. Played five minutes and pulled down two rebounds and dished out two assists in the loss.

2012-13 (Freshman): Missed season with knee injury.

High School (Green Hope): Parade All-American in 2012 ... Named North Carolina Player of the Year as a senior by the Associated Press, N.C. Basketball Coaches Assocation, Rivals.com, and Raleigh News Observer ... Scored 2,671 career points, seventh in North Carolina history ... Led team to a record of 105-6 over final three seasons at Green Hope, playing for coach Mike Robinson ... Averaged 27.5 points and 8.9 rebounds per game as a senior ... Scored most points during a sophomore season in state history (831), breaking a mark previously held by Connecticut All-American Shea Ralph.

Academics: Plans to major in medicine, health and society.

Personal: Daughter of Jim and Peggy Gaffney ... Has one brother, Jimmy ... Favorite basketball player is Michael Jordan ... Favorite sport other than basketball is beach volleyball ... Born December 11, 1993, in Westchester, N.Y.

Why Vanderbilt?
"It was where I felt most comfortable. I feel that this program is heading in the right direction. I just had this overall love for the school, the coaches and the players."

Career Highs
Points: 6 (2x) last vs. Arizona State (03/22/14)
FG Made: 3 vs. Kentucky (03/02/14)
FG Atts: 7 vs. Kentucky (03/02/14)
3FG Made: 0
3FG Atts: 1 (2x) last vs. Kentucky (03/02/14)
FT Made: 2 vs. Arizona State (03/22/14)
FT Atts: 5 vs. Arizona State (03/22/14)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Georgia (3/6/14)
Assists: 3 vs. Arizona State (03/22/14)
Blocks: 0
Steals: 1 (2x) last vs. Arizona State (03/22/14)
Minutes: 29 vs. Kentucky (03/02/14)

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