The ‘Dores will take on the No. 20-ranked Cardinals at 2 pm CT on Wednesday
The `Dores will face Kennesaw State in the opener for the third-consecutive season at 1 pm
Commodores earn one first place vote, Kent named Preseason All-BIG EAST
Martin spent two years with the Commodores as an undergraduate
Goalkeeper Callahan Kent tabbed Defensive POW in BIG EAST weekly honors
The Vanderbilt lacrosse team opened the 2017 season with a 17-5 win over Kennesaw State. Photos by David Clancy.
Vanderbilt lacrosse vs. Georgetown. Photos by Jow Howell (4/2/16)
Vanderbilt fell to No. 9 Penn State 15-11. Photos by Steve Green, (3/12/16)
2017 Preseason All-BIG EAST
2016 All-BIG EAST Second Team
2016 BIG-EAST Defender of the Week (April 5)
2016: Started all 16 games in net for the Commodores... Broke her previous career high in minutes played with 960 during her junior campaign... Made 156 saves for a .484 save percentage and allowed 10.38 goals per game... Named to All-BIG EAST Second Team... Had eight games with 10 or more saves... Career-high 17 saves came at home against No. 9 Penn State... Had eight games with fewer then 10 goals allowed... Allowed a season-low three goals at home in a 13-3 win over Cincinnati... Started the season allowing six and seven goals in wins against Kennesaw State and Furman... Earned BIG EAST Defender of the Week on April 5 after making 14 saves against Georgetown... Grabbed 18 ground balls and caused five turnovers throughout the season.
2015: Played in eight games, making six starts in goal... Logged a career-high 334 minutes, 51 saves and .415 save percentage to compile a 3-3 record... Started first three games of season... Made a career-high 12 saves against Denver in relief and notched impressive .524 save percentage... Also notched 10 saves in start at Louisville.. Allowed just one goal in season-opening victory over Kennesaw State, facing just four shots.... Also had nine ground balls, including three games of at least two.
2014: Appeared in five games and started two... Saw her first action in goal the season opener against Kennesaw State, logging nearly 18 minutes... Entered in the second half against Stanford, making her first career save as the Commodores upset the No. 13 Cardinal on the road... She made her first career start against No. 9 Johns Hopkins in a 12-11 victory. She made three saves and played the entire game... She made her second start against Harvard and played nearly 26 minutes... For the year, she made four saves and logged more than 135 minutes... She also had five ground balls, including three against Johns Hopkins.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity starter, playing one season at Norwell High before moving to Thayer Academy to play for Coach Erin Cash... Won 2011-12 ISL championship... Four-year honor roll student... Also lettered in hockey... Played for Leslie Frank at Mass Elite... On Lower New England Team I of Eastern Massachusetts Girl's Lacrosse Coaches Association, which won 2012 high school division national tournament... Played for New England in Under Armour Underclassmen event in 2012.
PERSONAL: Callahan Elizabeth Kent... Born Jan. 16, 1995, in Bathe, Maine... Daughter of Jennifer and Jeffrey Kent... Second of six siblings, including sisters Alicia, Makenzie, Addison and Bailey and brother Parker... Mother played college lacrosse, soccer and basketball at Colby College and currently coaches at Boston College... Father played football and wrestled at Bowdoin College... Human and Organizational Development major.