Blue Ellis - Soccer - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#11 Blue Ellis Season 2020-21


Class Senior
Hometown Collierville, Tenn.
High School Houston

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2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
SEC Offensive Player of the Week (09/16/18)

As a Senior (2020): 

  • Played in seven of the team’s 12 games throughout the 2020 fall season
  • Scored the tying goal in the season-opening win over Kentucky (9/20/20)
  • Transferred to Syracuse after the 2020 fall season to complete her collegiate eligibility with the Orange

As a Junior (2019): 

  • Played in 13 games while making nine starts as a forward
  • Recorded a hat trick against Georgia State (8/22/19) for Vanderbilt’s first hat trick since 2016
  • Scored a brace against Alabama (10/31/19)

As a Sophomore (2018):

  • Ellis played in 18 games off the bench this season as a midfielder for the Commodores
  • She registered one goal this season on 11 shots, and that goal was the game-winner against Florida for the Dores’ first victory over the Gators since 1997
  • That game-winning goal earned her Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career.

As a Freshman (2017):

  • Played in 19 games off the bench as a freshman midfielder for the Commodores
  • Finished the season with two goals, an assist and seven shots in 313 minutes of action
  • Registered her first collegiate assist in Vanderbilt’s NCAA Tournament match vs. Santa Clara on November 17

High School: 

  • Started playing soccer at the age of four
  • 2015 NSCAA All-American
  • USYS National Champion Girls Best XI
  • two-time Tennessee State Champion


  • Major is Medicine, Health and Society