Kristen Gaffney 24
Kristen  Gaffney
RS Junior

Cary, N.C.

High School:
Green Hope






Preview: Vanderbilt vs. UT Martin

Commodores face the Skyhawks on Sunday in Martin, Tenn.


Preview: Vanderbilt vs. Drexel

The Commodores host the Dragons on Wednesday at Memorial Gym


Countdown to Tipoff: Kristen Gaffney

A closer look at the redshirt freshman from N.C.


Behind the Dores - Episode Five



VU to face No. 7 UK in quarterfinals

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


Vanderbilt WBB vs. Mississippi State (2/25/16)

Vanderbilt hosted MSU on senior night, falling 66-61. (2/25/16)


WBB vs. Ohio University; (11/28/15). Photos by Frederick Breedon

Vanderbilt WBB team won its bi-annual 2015 Thanksgiving Tournament, 62-59. Photos by Frederick Breedon. (11/28/15).


Vanderbilt-Presbyterian (John Russell)

Photos from Vanderbilt's game against Presbyterian on Nov. 23, 2015.


Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi Valley State. (11/15/15) Photos by Steve Green

Vanderbilt defeated Mississippi Valley State, 89-30. (11/15/15) Photos by Steve Green.


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

• 2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll 

Medicine, Health and Society 

2015-16 (RS Junior):
Came off the bench to see action in 24 games in her final season with the Commodores. … Averaged 3.2 points and 2.6 rebounds per game. … Reached double figures in back-to-back games in November, scoring 10 points in a win over Presbyterian on Nov. 23 and then scoring a season-high 12 points (and pulling down a season-high seven rebounds) in a win over Austin Peay on Nov. 27. .. Scored 11 points in win over Drexel on Dec. 3. … Dished out a career-high seven assists in a win over New Mexico State on Dec. 29. … Compiled three of more rebounds in 11 games and had three or more assists in five games. … Went 2-of-2 from 3-point range in win over Air Force. 

2014-15 (Redshirt sophomore): Saw action in 24 games, including making five starts, after returning from knee injuries that caused her to miss her entire first season and most of her second. ... Shot 50.9 percent from the floor for the season and reached double-figures in scoring in seven games. ... Scored the game-winning basket with six seconds remaining and finished with four points and four rebounds in win over Ole Miss on Feb. 5. ... Tied for team-high honors with 11 points and added four assists and three rebounds in win over Arkansas on Jan. 22. ... Had 13 points and five rebounds in loss to Dayton on Dec. 21. ... Shared team-high honors with 13 points in loss to Marquette on Dec. 18. ... Had 10 points and four rebounds in win over Elon on Dec. 14. ... Scored a career-high 15 points, going 6-of-6 from the floor, in loss to Arizona State on Nov. 30. ... Set a new career high with 12 points and pulled down five rebounds in loss to No. 3 UConn on Nov. 29. ... Came off the bench to set new career highs in points (12), field goals (five) and minutes played (32) in road win over Wisconsin on Nov. 20. 

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, plyaing five minutes and pulling down two rebounds 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,, 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. 

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. 

Gaffney's Career Highs
Points: 15 vs. Arizona State (11/30/14)
3FG Made: 2 vs. Air Force (11/30/15)
Rebounds: 10 vs. Miss. Valley St. (12/03/14)
Assists: 7 vs. New Mexico State (12/29/15)
Blocks: 2 vs. Arkansas (1/22/15)
Steals: 6 vs. New Mexico State (12/29/15)
Minutes: 33 vs. Marquette (12/18/14)



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