Vanderbilt soccer participant Sarah Fuller grew to become the primary lady to attain within the Energy 5 faculty convention when she kicked an additional level Saturday in opposition to Tennessee.
“Historical past has been made at Vanderbilt Stadium!,” Vanderbilt Soccer tweeted.
Her level got here with 1:50 left within the first quarter, tying the sport at 7-7. Fuller’s household cheered her on from the stands, and he or she was greeted with teammates’ high-fives.
In accordance with the Associated Press, an official gave her the scoring ball.
In a video message posted on Twitter Saturday, soccer professional and U.S. ladies’s workforce star Alyssa Naeher wished Fuller good luck in opposition to Tennessee. “Congratulations on making historical past, Sarah,” she mentioned.
Fuller, a senior, grew to become the primary lady to play in a Energy 5 sport on Nov. 28. The soccer participant was recruited after members of the squad’s particular groups contracted the coronavirus.
Willamette College kicker Liz Heaston is the primary lady to attain in faculty soccer. She twice kicked an additional level by the objective posts in a sport in opposition to Linfield School in 1997.
Tennessee led Saturday’s sport 35-10 within the third quarter.
The Related Press contributed.