Sarah Fuller thanks Vanderbilt for the soccer alternative after the Commodores season ends
Vanderbilt’s 2020 college football season ended Monday after the SEC canceled their game against Georgia # 9 this week. According to SEC rules, the Commodores didn’t have enough players to compete on Saturday.
That means Sarah Fuller’s NCAA career is over after two games. The senior kicker, who was the first woman to play in a Power 5 game (and then score a goal), took advantage of the cancellation to thank them for the opportunity.
She posted a statement on Twitter Monday evening, saying she was “accepted as an athlete and a real member of the team”.
Fuller switched from Vanderbilt’s women’s soccer team, where she was the No. 1 goalkeeper, to American football last month to join the Commodores’ specialty teams. It made its debut on November 30 with a line-drive kickoff to open the second half of Vandy’s game in Missouri. The next week she was 2-2 on extra point attempts in a rivalry against Tennessee.
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She joined Liz Heaston, Ashley Martin, and Katie Hnida as the only women to score points in a college football game. Hnida was the first to score points in a 2003 NCAA Division IA game for New Mexico.