Vanessa Valentine
Vanessa  Valentine

Melbourne, Fla.

High School:



Six Commodores earn USTFCCCA academic accolades

Team posts 3.35 GPA to earn team honor


Alternative commencement ceremony held for student-athletes

Ceremony held Tuesday afternoon


Senior Memories 2016

Graduating seniors reflect on their time at Vanderbilt


58 Commodores named to Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

Men's and women's cross country, football and soccer student-athletes honored


89 Commodores tabbed to Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

Members of baseball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, tennis and track teams honored


NCAA Championships (Boettcher)

Vanderbilt finished 19th at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 21, 2015. (Photos by Jerome Boettcher)


2013 SEC Cross Country Championships

2013 SEC Cross Country Championships at Gainesville, Fla.


Belmont Opener

The Commodores' men's and women's teams competed in the Belmont Opener to open the season.

Major: Engineering science with a minor in engineering management


• 2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2015 All-South Region
• 2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2012-2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Valentine's Track Bio: HERE 

Valentine's Times on

2015 Cross Country: Was the second Commodore across the line, and finished 105th overall, at the NCAA Championships with a time of 20:51.90. … Captured All-Region honors with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA South Regional, posting a time of 20:31.51 to help VU win its second consecutive region title. … Finished 26th overall and third for Vanderbilt at the SEC Championships with a time of 20:42.10. … Took 27th place with a PR of 17:09.4 at the tradition-steeped Notre Dame Invitational. … Was VU's No. 3 finisher and took 23rd overall with a time of 17:40 at the Commodore Classic. … Finished second for VU and 11th overall with a time of 18:00.0 at the Belmont Opener.

2014 Cross Country: At the NCAA Nationals, finished 233rd with a 22:38.30 time. ... Placed 41st and set a career-best time of 20:44.60 at the NCAA Regionals. ... Ran a 20:57.70 6K at the SEC Championship, finishing 30th. ...Finished 59th at the Roy Griak Invitational, running a 22:31 6K. ...Took 11th place and set a new PR with a time of 17:27.16 at the Commodore Classic. ...Took seventh place with a time of 18:02.58 at the Belmont Opener.

2013 Cross Country:
Posted a personal-best in the 6K with a time of 21:29 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational... Ran 22:23.20 in the first 6K of the season at the Roy Griak Invitational... Ran a personal-best at the Commodore Classic with a time of 17:43.82 on the 5K course... Led the Commodores in the season's first race, running a team-best 18:25.20 to finish eighth overall at the Belmont Opener's 5K course at Percy Warner Park.

2012 Cross Country: Placed ninth in her collegiate debut at the Belmont Opener, finishing the 4K in 14:52.0 to help Vanderbilt capture the team title ... Placed 35th at the Commodore Classic, finishing in 22:26.4 (6K) ... Ran the Greater Louisville Classic 5K circuit in 18:22.8 to finish 20th in the blue race.

High School (Melbourne): Finished seventh at the Florida 3A State Cross Country Championships, one of the nation's most competitive fields.

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