Road to Kentucky

Vanderbilt continues conference slate on the road

Vanderbilt Commodores (11-4-1, 4-3-1)
Kentucky Wildcats (6-8-3, 1-6-1)
Oct. 27, 2019 • Noon CT
The Bell
Lexington, Ky.

Television • Sunday’s match will be broadcast on SEC Network+ with Dave Baker (play-by-play) and Payton Atkins (analyst) on the call.

1 • Vanderbilt plays the first of a two-game road trip to conclude the regular season Sunday at Kentucky.

2 • Vanderbilt is coming off a 2-1 loss in double overtime against No. 22 Texas A&M on Oct. 24.

4 • All four of Vanderbilt’s loses have come against ranked teams – No. 6 Arkansas, No. 12 Louisville, No. 20 Florida and No. 22 Texas A&M. Vanderbilt also tied No. 8 South Carolina, 0-0.

5 • Vanderbilt put up five goals against LSU on Oct. 18 in a 5-1 victory, its most goals in an SEC game since a 5-0 win over Georgia on Sept. 30, 2018.

9 • Sharing duties between the posts, goalkeepers Lauren Demarchi and Taiana Tolleson have combined for nine shutouts this season. The Commodores have posted 10 shutouts in 2018, three shy of the program record.

10 • After defeating Missouri (Oct. 10), Darren Ambrose earned his third-straight 10-win season at Vanderbilt. This marks the fifth-straight season Vanderbilt has secured a winning campaign in his time in Nashville.

200 • Ambrose reached a significant milestone with his 200th career victory against Colgate on Sept. 6. After defeating LSU on Oct. 18, he sits at 206 wins.

9 • The Commodores have utilized nine different starting lineups this season after multiple key performers have suffered injuries.

3 • Leila Azari has scored three goals in Vanderbilt’s last four games. She scored twice against LSU (Oct. 18) and once against Missouri (Oct. 10). She also notched an assist in each of those games.

4 • Four different Commodores scored against LSU (Oct. 18), including Azari. Kaylann Boyd, Hannon Eberts and Maddie Elwell all scored their first goals of the year as well.

362 • It was 362 days since Eberts suffered an ACL injury against Kentucky on Oct. 21, 2018. In her second game of 2019, she scored her first goal since her freshman season in 2016.

11 • Haley Hopkins notched her team-leading 11th goal on the season after scoring the first goal against Texas &M on Oct. 24.

7 • Hopkins recorded her seventh career multi-goal game against Chattanooga (Sept. 12).

2 • Hopkins sits at second in the SEC in goals (11) and ranks third in points (26).

2 • Madi Allen scored her second-career goal against Georgia on Oct. 4 in Vanderbilt’s 1-0 win. Each of her two career goals have come against Georgia.

31 • The Commodores have outscored opponents 31-9 this season.

109 • The Commodores’ first conference victory came in the 109th minute to knock off in-state rival Tennessee in their 1-0 double-overtime thriller 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 (Sept. 22).

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.

2 • Raegan Kelley scored twice in Vanderbilt’s 3-2 double overtime win over Marshall (Sept. 8). Her second goal came in double overtime, marking it as her first multi-goal game of her career.

3 • Blue Ellis recorded her first-career hat trick against Georgia State (Aug. 22). She was the first Commodore to score three goals in a game since Sasha Grey accomplished the feat in an 8-0 victory over Jackson State in 2016.

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).

7 • Commodore forward Maddie Elwell recorded her seventh assist against LSU (Oct. 18). She leads the team 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).

78 • Throughout her Vanderbilt career, Grace Jackson has started and played in 78 straight games while never missing a game.

78 • Nia Dorsey has also played in 78 straight games in her Vanderbilt career with 73 starts. The last time the Commodores took the field without Dorsey or Jackson in their lineup was Nov. 4, 2015 against Florida in a 2-1 loss.

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.