Pomp and circumstance: Graduation photo gallery

Athletic contests can be thrilling, but for Vanderbilt student-athletes, Graduation Day is still the crowning achievement. This series of images from Graduation 2004 includes cap-and-gown photos of graduates Matt Freije, Scott Hundley and Martin Schnedlitz (men's basketball); Venessa Ferragamo and Jutta Korkko (women's basketball); Jamie Winborn (football); and others.
May 17, 2004

'Grizzlies' may hold key to VU's tournament hopes

ATLANTA, Ga.-- Vanderbilt (19-8) opens SEC Tournament play Thursday at 6 pm CT vs. the Ole Miss Rebels (Jefferson-Pilot TV; 650 WSM-AM). For the Commodores, the fourth seed in the East, this may be the best chance in years to advance at least to the semifinals, thanks in part to a group of bench players affectionately known as "Grizzlies."
March 10, 2004

Reversal of fortune for Vandy's four seniors

For the first three years of their career, nothing had really gone right -- defections and injuries had contributed to a 13-35 SEC mark and exactly zero NCAA appearances. Yet as Vanderbilt's four seniors were honored Wednesday night inside a passionate Memorial Gym, writes Bill Trocchi, it was remarkable to consider the changed fortunes for the members of Kevin Stallings' first full recruiting class.
March 4, 2004

Photo gallery: A Senior Night for fans to cherish

Vanderbilt's four men's basketball seniors were introduced before the home crowd for the last time Wednesday... then they went out and whipped the Tennessee Vols 61-58 in unforgettable fashion. Here's a collection of photos from a night when there was plenty of Magic flying around in old Memorial.
March 4, 2004

One shining moment for four unforgettable seniors

Memorial Gym was their playground. They made up Kevin Stallings' first full recruiting class, one that has brought Vanderbilt back to the brink of an NCAA Tournament bid. Wednesday night marks the final home game for four men's basketball seniors: Matt Freije, Scott Hundley, Russell Lakey and Martin Schnedlitz. VandyMania provides this salute to four players who have left an indelible mark on Commodore basketball.
March 2, 2004

Commodores make all the 'winning' plays at the end

Any win over Kentucky is sweet, any time... but this one was especially delicious, and it could hardly have come at a more opportune time for the Commodores, whose season was teetering precariously on the brink of disaster. In the wake of another unforgettable win that saw giddy students storm the courts, the pre-season dream of returning to the Big Dance is gloriously alive.
January 31, 2004

Scott Hundley is one "rebounding son-of-a-gun"

If Scott Hundley isn't careful, he may be about to lose his anonymity. For four years, the 6-5 senior from Georgetown, Ky. has mostly labored in the shadows of Matt Freije and others. But suddenly, his gutsy performances in Vanderbilt's first five games this season have drawn plenty of notice. "He's the reboundingest son-of-a-gun for a guy that is 6-4," said Kevin Stallings. Hundley talked with VandyMania recently about the team's fast start, and his ever-evolving role.
December 8, 2003