Vanderbilt women’s team is going to host Louisville


Vanderbilt University women’s tennis team will look to host Louisville for its home opener today, Friday, February 3, 2023.

Parking is available in the 25th Avenue garage on floors 8-10, admission is free. If fans bring a bag, it must be a clear bag to gain entry. The game will start at 3.00pm. Friday at Vanderbilt University’s Currey Tennis Center.

As reported by the Vandy University website, the girls are coming off an exciting weekend, defeating Furman and No. 3 NC State and advancing to the ITA National Indoor Championship. The ITA Kickoff Weekend saw Anessa Lee extend her singles hitting streak to seven. Holly Staff grabbed the game-winning run for the Dores. Staff will be looking to continue his success and improve his singles winning streak to four.

The visiting Cardinals are 3-1 this season, with the team’s lone loss coming from a tough battle against Ball State. This will be the seventh meeting between the Dores and the Cardinals as Vanderbilt battles to go 7-0 against Louisville.

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University is a university in Nashville, Tennessee. It was founded in 1873 by Cornelius Vanderbilt with a donation of one million dollars. It hosts around 13,000 students.

Vanderbilt spent $738 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 31st in the nation. In 2013, Vanderbilt University was ranked ninth in the country in funding from the National Institutes of Health.

Vanderbilt is ranked the 116th best university in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 33rd in the United States by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. 

The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks Vanderbilt as the 62nd-best university in the world. Additionally the ARWU Field rankings in 2015 placed Vanderbilt as 18th best in the world for Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, and 21st in Social Sciences.

Vanderbilt is a founding and charter member of the Southeastern Conference and for a half-century has been the conference’s only private school. The university fields six men’s and ten women’s intercollegiate teams and has won five NCAA championships.

Photo credits: Vanerdbilt Unoversity website

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