SEC Tournament Opener

Dores play Florida in opening round

Vanderbilt Commodores (8-8-2) vs. Florida Gators (4-11-3)
Sunday, Oct. 31  •  1 p.m.
Orange Beach Sportsplex
Orange Beach, Ala.
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At a Glance

  • The defending SEC Tournament Champion Commodores tied for fifth in the regular season standings and enter the 2021 SEC Tournament as the seventh seed.
  • Florida is the 10th seed.
  • Vandy won last season’s SEC Tournament as the seventh seed.
  • Vanderbilt won the tournament in 1993, 1994 and 2020.

Last Time Out

  • Vanderbilt earned a 2-1 win over Georgia in the regular season finale on Oct. 28.
  • Trailing 1-0 in the second half, Alex Kerr tied the game on a goal in the 59th minute.
  • Freshman Quinn Cornog scored her first career goal in the 88th minute to win the game.
  • For her effort, Cornog earned SEC Freshman of the Week – Vandy’s first weekly honor this season.

Series Info

  • Vanderbilt is 4-28-2 in the all-time series versus Florida.
  • The Dores are 2-5-1 against the Gators under seventh-year head coach Darren Ambrose.
  • In the regular season meeting between the two sides in Nashville, the game ended in a 0-0 tie despite Vandy outshooting the Gators by a 19-8 margin.
  • This is the ninth meeting between the two sides in SEC Tournament play and first since 2018.
  • Vandy is 0-8 against Florida SEC Tournament history.

Vandy in the SEC Tournament

  • The Dores are 3-3-1 this season versus teams that make up the 2021 SEC Tournament field with victories over Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.
  • Vandy is making its 22 appearance in the SEC Tournament and is 21-18 all time in the tournament.
  • Under seventh-year head coach Darren Ambrose, the Dores are 7-5 in SEC Tournament games.

Up Next

  • A win over Florida would propel the Dores into the SEC Quarterfinal versus second-seeded Tennessee on Tuesday in Orange Beach, Alabama.