Tigers on Tap

Vanderbilt welcomes Missouri

Vanderbilt Commodores (9-3, 2-2)
Missouri Tigers (6-5-1, 0-3-1)
Oct. 10, 2019 • 7 p.m. CT
Vanderbilt Soccer/Lacrosse Complex
Nashville, Tenn. 

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

2 • Vanderbilt, coming off its second conference win, welcomes Missouri to Nashville on Thursday.

2 • Vanderbilt currently boasts a two-game winning streak over Missouri dating to 2017.

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

3 • The Tigers are on a three-game losing streak and remain winless in conference play.

1 • The Commodores are coming off a 1-0 victory at Georgia last weekend.

2 • Madi Allen scored her second-career goal against Georgia for the game’s only goal. Each of her two career goals have come against Georgia.

8 • The Commodores have posted eight shutouts this season. They posted 10 shutouts last season, three shy of the program record.

5 • Vanderbilt has faced five teams this season who are currently or have been ranked in either the United Soccer Coaches Poll or the TopDrawer Soccer rankings – No. 13 Arkansas, No. 14 Tennessee, No. 16 Louisville, No. 19 Florida and No. 22 Pepperdine.

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

23 • The Commodores have outscored opponents this season, 23-5.

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).

9 • Haley Hopkins notched her team-high ninth goal on the season after scoring twice against Chattanooga (Sept. 12), including the game-winning goal. She currently ranks 10th nationally in total goals.

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

5 • Hopkins ranks fifth nationally in game-winning goals (4). She set a Vanderbilt record with five game-winning goals last season.

1 • Hopkins leads the SEC in a couple of offensive categories – goals (9) and goals per game (0.75). She’s also third in points (21).

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. 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 Georgia on Oct. 4, he sits at 204 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).

74 • Throughout her Vanderbilt career, Jackson has started and played in 74 straight games while never missing a game.

74 • Dorsey has also played in 74 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.

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