Music City Invitational Up Next

Vanderbilt welcomes Colgate, Lipscomb and Marshall to Nashville

Music City Invitational

 #9 Vanderbilt Commodores (4-0)
Colgate Raiders (0-3-1)

Sept. 6, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. 

Marshall Thundering Herd (1-3)

Sept. 8, 2019 • 2:30 p.m.

Vanderbilt Soccer/Lacrosse Complex

Nashville, Tenn.

Television • Both Vanderbilt broadcasts will be broadcast with Kevin Ingram (play-by-play) and Laura Koerner Stewart (color commentator) on the call.

2 • Vanderbilt returns home for two games this weekend as it plays host to the Music City Invitational. Colgate visits Vanderbilt on Friday and Marshall travels to Nashville on Sunday.

4 • Vanderbilt has a four-game winning streak after recently winning two straight on the road against UC Irvine and No. 22 Pepperdine.

0 • The Commodores have yet to allow a goal this season while posting four straight shutouts.

1 • Head coach Darren Ambrose is just one win away from reaching the 200-win mark for his career. Ambrose won 148 games at Penn and 51 at Vanderbilt.

8 • Vanderbilt is eighth in the country in assists per game (3.5).

9 • The Commodores are ranked ninth in the United Soccer Coaches poll, their highest ranking since being tabbed seventh in 2018.

6 • Haley Hopkins notched her sixth goal on the season after netting the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Pepperdine. Hopkins scored both goals over the weekend, resulting in two straight 1-0 victories for the Commodores in California.

3 • Blue Ellis recorded her first-career hat trick against Georgia State. She was the last Commodore to score three goals in a game since Sasha Grey accomplished the feat in an 8-0 victory over Jackson State.

6 • Hopkins recorded her sixth career multi-goal game against Evansville. The redshirt sophomore has scored in six straight games for the Dores dating to 2018.

2 • Two Commodores recorded their first collegiate goal in the season opener when Mairin Boyle and Alex Kerr scored in the second half against Georgia State.

5 • Commodore forward Maddie Elwell already has five assists to start 2019. She ranks second nationally and already surpassed her 2018 total (4).

2 • Kerr notched two goals in her first two games as a Commodore, scoring once against Georgia State and another against Evansville.

8 • The Commodores are ranked eighth in the TopDrawer Soccer poll released earlier this week, making them the highest-ranked SEC team in that poll.

5 • Five Vanderbilt student-athletes were named to the preseason SEC watch list – Nia Dorsey, Hopkins, Grace Jackson, Myra Konte and Ella Shamburger.

3 • Hopkins sits at third nationally in total goals (6), third in goals per game (1.5) and fourth in game-winning goals (2).

15 • Vanderbilt is unbeaten in 15 straight games at home after defeating Evansville on Aug. 25.

11 • The Commodores return all 11 starters from the 2018 season that won their first SEC title since 1994.

46 • Vanderbilt’s 46 goals last season were the sixth-most goals ever scored by a Commodore team.

14 • The Commodores featured a stifling defense last season that only allowed 14 goals, the second-fewest allowed in Vanderbilt history.

16 • Vanderbilt’s 16 wins last year were its most since 2005 and third-most all time in program history.