Vanderbilt rape trial: Victim didn’t know she’d been assaulted until she saw video

Does anyone else see the irony of the defense claiming that the men were not responsible because they were drunk?? While the woman would be held responsible for what happened to her….because she was drunk??

Global News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The alleged victim of rape by Vanderbilt University football players testified during their trial Thursday that she has no recollection of being sexually assaulted.

The woman was a 21-year-old student majoring in neuroscience and economics at the school in June 2013 and had recently begun seeing football player Brandon Vandenburg when the alleged assault occurred.

Vandenburg and another Vanderbilt football player, Cory Batey, are standing trial on five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. In addition, Vandenburg faces one count of unlawful photography and one count of tampering with evidence.

The prosecution rested its case Thursday after testimony from the woman and two other witnesses.

The woman testified that the last thing she remembered on the night in question was Vandenburg plying her with drinks at a popular Nashville night spot. She awakened, she told jurors, alone in a dorm room in…

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