Vanderbilt University women’s team ready to challenge Wildcats

Vanderbilt University women’s team will play Northwestern to face the Wildcats on Sunday. Vanderbilt girls competed against three ranked opponents: no. 1 Texas, No. 3 NC State, No. 11 Miami, last weekend at the Miami Spring Invitational in their first competition in over two months. They will travel east to Raleigh, North Carolina to face Furman on January 28 in the first round of the ITA kickoff weekend.

As reported by the Vanderbilt university website, Anessa Lee went undefeated in women’s singles and picked up a pair of wins in doubles this past weekend at the Miami Spring Invitational. No. 35 Bridget Stammel had a pair of singles wins, including a Daevenia Achong of Miami, Florida, over the 60th-ranked, with Holly Staff also winning twice, and Marcella Cruz adding two doubles wins for the Dores at the event.

We recall Vanderbilt women’s tennis team wrapped up play at the Miami Spring Invite on Sunday, taking on No. 3 NC State in singles while also facing top-ranked Texas in doubles.

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.

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