Soccer, Tigers and Seniors

Vanderbilt hosts LSU for senior night

 Vanderbilt Commodores (10-3-1, 3-2-1)
LSU Tigers (2-10-2, 0-5-1)
Oct. 18, 2019 • 7 p.m. CT
Vanderbilt Soccer/Lacrosse Complex
Nashville, Tenn.

 Television • Friday’s match will be broadcast on SEC Network+ with Kevin Ingram (play-by-play) and Megan Ganschow (analyst) on the call.

4 • Vanderbilt looks to extend its unbeaten streak to four straight games when it plays host to LSU on Friday at 7 p.m. CT.

2 • Friday’s matchup is between the two reigning SEC champions, with Vanderbilt winning the 2018 regular season title and LSU winning the tournament crown.

0 • Vanderbilt is fresh off a 0-0 double overtime tie against No. 7 South Carolina on Oct. 13. It was the first tie of the season for both teams and was the same outcome as the 2018 matchup between the two teams.

9 • The Commodores have posted nine shutouts this season. They posted 10 shutouts in 2018, three shy of the program record.

2 • Vanderbilt’s most recent victory was its 2-1 win over Missouri on Oct. 10 for its second come-from-behind victory this season.

10 • After defeating Missouri, 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.

5 • The Commodores are currently tied for fifth with Alabama in the SEC with a 3-2-1 record and 10 points.

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

1 • Leila Azari scored her first goal of the season against Missouri (Oct. 10) for the equalizer and notched an assist on the game-winner.

10 • Haley Hopkins notched her team-high 10th goal on the season after scoring the game-winner against Missouri (Oct. 10).

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

3 • Hopkins ranks third nationally in game-winning goals (5). She tied her Vanderbilt record of five game-winning goals set in 2018.

1 • Hopkins leads the SEC in goals (10) and ranks third in points (23).

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.

3 • The Commodores’ three losses have come against as many top-20 teams – No. 13 Arkansas, No. 16 Louisville and No. 19 Florida.

25 • The Commodores have outscored opponents 25-6 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.

200 • Ambrose reached a significant milestone with his 200th career victory against Colgate on Sept. 6. After defeating Missouri on Oct. 10, he sits at 205 wins.

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).

6 • Commodore forward Maddie Elwell recorded her sixth assist against Marshall (Sept. 8). 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).

76 • Throughout her Vanderbilt career, Grace Jackson has started and played in 76 straight games while never missing a game.

76 • Nia Dorsey has also played in 76 straight games in her Vanderbilt career with 69 starts.

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.