Ranked Matchup Awaits

Vanderbilt faces No. 13 Arkansas on the road

#15/8 Vanderbilt Commodores (8-1, 1-0)
#13/19 Arkansas Razorbacks (7-1-1, 1-0)
Sept. 26, 2019 • 7 p.m. CT
Razorback Field
Fayetteville, Ark.

Television • Thursday’s match will be broadcast on SEC Network+ with Josh Haley (play-by-play) and Rachel Riggs (analyst) on the call.

13 • No. 13 Arkansas is the highest ranked team the Commodores have faced this season.

15 • The Commodores are ranked 15th in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll.

8 • Vanderbilt is ranked eighth in the TopDrawer Soccer poll.

19 • Vanderbilt holds a 19-12-2 advantage in the all-time series against Arkansas.

2 • Arkansas has knocked Vanderbilt out of the SEC Tournament twice in the past three years. Vanderbilt fell in penalty kicks in 2017 and lost, 1-0, in 2016.

109 • The Commodores needed 109 minutes to knock off in-state rival Tennessee in their thrilling 1-0 defeat in double overtime on Sept. 22.

1 • Madiya Harriott’s first goal of the season couldn’t have come at a better time as she scored the game-winning goal in double overtime against Tennessee.

9 • Vanderbilt ranks ninth nationally in goals against average (0.352).

3 • Vanderbilt ranks second in the SEC in several offensive categories – points (66), goals (22), assists (22) and assists per game (2.44)

9 • Hopkins notched her team-high ninth goal of the season after scoring twice against Chattanooga (Sept. 12), including the game-winning goal. She currently ranks fourth nationally in total goals.

7 • Hopkins recorded her seventh career multi-goal game against Chattanooga (Sept. 12). The redshirt sophomore has scored in six of Vanderbilt’s nine games this season.

2 • Hopkins is second in the country in game-winning goals (4). She set a Vanderbilt record with five game-winning goals last season.

1 • Hopkins leads the SEC in several offensive categories – points (21), goals (9), points per game (2.33) and goals per game (1.00).

7 • Vanderbilt opened its season with a seven-game winning streak, the most wins to start a season for the Commodores since a 6-0 start in 2005.

7 • The Commodores have posted seven shutouts on the season. They posted 10 shutouts last season, three shy of the program record.

2 • Raegan Kelley scored twice in Vanderbilt’s 3-2 double overtime win over Marshall. Her second goal came in double overtime, marking it as her first multi-goal game of her career.

200 • Ambrose reached a significant milestone with his 200th career victory against Colgate on Sept. 6. After defeating Tennessee on Sept. 22, he sits at 203 wins.

3 • Blue Ellis recorded her first-career hat trick against Georgia State (Aug. 22). 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.

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 (Aug. 22).

6 • Commodore forward Maddie Elwell recorded her sixth assist against Marshall (Sept. 8). She ranks second in the SEC 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  (Aug. 22) and another against Evansville (Aug. 25).

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

71 • Throughout her Vanderbilt career, Jackson has started and played in 71 straight games while never missing a game.

19 • Vanderbilt is unbeaten in 19 straight games at home after its win over Tennessee on Sept. 22.

1,193 • The Commodores set a home attendance record against Tennessee after 1,193 fans attended the Sept. 22 affair, breaking the record of 1,177 set against South Carolina on Oct. 12, 2018.

14 • The Commodores featured a stifling defense last season that only allowed 14 goals, the second-fewest allowed in Vanderbilt history. They’ve only allowed three goals through nine games in 2019.

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