Photo gallery: Women's team scrimmages, meets fans

Vanderbilt's women's basketball team met with the Commodore Crew after Sunday's scrimmage. Here's an exclusive gallery of behind-the-scenes photos by Micah Miller and Whitney D.

On Sunday afternoon, the women's basketball team held their second annual Black and Gold Scrimmage. Afterwards, the Commodore Crew hosted a potluck "Meet the Team" luncheon in the Donor Room in Memorial Gym. Here are some of VandyMania's photos from the event.

Freshman post Rachel Brockman listens to senior post Jenni Benningfield while sophomore guard Erica Grimaldi looks on:

Freshman Rachel Brockman, junior Ashley Earley (pointing), freshman guard Caroline Williams, assistant coach Kristin Schneider, senior forward Venessa Ferragamo, assistant coach Stephanie Norman, and sophomore post Nicole Jules watch the action:

Freshman guard Katie Antony and freshman guard Cherish Stringfield:

Senior post Jenni Benningfield and freshman post Carla Thomas tip it off as the freshmen challenge the veterans:

Freshman guard Cherish Stringfield and freshman guard Katie Antony battle for the ball:

Freshman post Rachel Brockman guards senior post Jutta Korkko:

Freshmen posts Carla Thomas and Jenn Hall fight for position while senior guard Hillary Hager looks inside and Coach Melanie Balcomb watches closely:

Freshman post Jenn Hall receives the pass from sophomore guard Erica Grimaldi:

Sophomore post Nicole Jules guards freshman post Carla Thomas:

Senior forward Venessa Ferragamo:

Senior guard Hillary Hager goes for the basket while freshman guard Dee Davis defends:

Senior post Jenni Benningfield:

After the scrimmage, it's time for lunch. Clockwise, starting with Jutta Korkko (seated on floor): Jutta Korkko, Jenni Benningfield, Venessa Ferragamo, Jenn Hall, Cherish Stringfield, Hillary Hager, Abi Ramsey, Dee Davis, Carla Thomas (back to camera).

Senior captains Jenni Benningfield and Hillary Hager talk to the fans. (Yes, that's the Titans game on in the background.)

The senior class, from left to right: Venessa Ferragamo, Hillary Hager, and Jenni Benningfield watch as Jutta Korkko introduces herself to the crowd.

The junior class, from left to right: Abi Ramsey, Ashley Earley

The sophomore class, from left to right: Erica Grimaldi, Nicole Jules

The freshman class, from left to right: Rachel Brockman, Dee Davis, Carla Thomas, Cherish Stringfield, Caroline Williams, Katie Antony, Jenn Hall

Director of Basketball Operations Kornell Battle (right) talks to a fan.

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