Carolyn Peck came to Vanderbilt from Jefferson City, Tennessee as a Parade All-American and one of the nation’s top recruits. She didn’t disappoint, becoming a team leader, key performer and the program’s first All-America candidate. During her time the Lady Commodores won the 1984 WNIT and earned the school’s first NCAA Tournament bid. By the time she graduated, Carolyn was the school’s No. 6 career scorer and had helped establish Vanderbilt’s program as one of the nation’s elite. She chose a career in coaching and made history, leading Purdue to the NCAA championship.
- Vanderbilt’s SEC Great representative in 2011.
- Ranks 21st in career scoring at Vanderbilt.
- Purdue Head Coach for two seasons, winning the 1999 NCAA Championship, becoming the only African-American coach to win an NCAA Division I women’s basketball title.
- USBWA Coach of the Year 1999.
- Served three seasons as head coach and general manager of the WNBA’s Orlando Miracle.
- Head coach at University of Florida for five years.
- Currently a basketball analyst for ESPN.