Vanderbilt to Honor Mewbourne at Public Reception

Long-time Vanderbilt baseball head coach Roy Mewbourne will be honored at a reception Monday, July 29th at Hawkins Field.

Festivities are scheduled from 4-6 p.m. on the patio along the third base line.

Mewbourne retired following the 2002 season after 24 years as Commodore skipper.  His record at Vanderbilt was 655-608-9.  His 30-year coaching mark ended at 922-682-9, including a six-year stint at Birmingham Southern.  Earlier this year, Mewbourne became the 35th coach in collegiate baseball history to reach the 900-win plateau.

Mewbourne was also instrumental in fund-raising efforts for Vanderbilt's $5.8-million Hawkins Field, which open in February 2002.

Parking for the event will be available in three areas, including Lot 71 (the parking lot behind the right field wall of Hawkins Field), the McGugin Center lot and the 25th Avenue Parking Garage.

Please RSVP by Friday, July 19th to Marianne Stuart (  If you have any questions, please call 615-322-1135.


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