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Sport A women's soccer star has joined Vanderbilt's COVID-riddled football team, and if she plays, she will make history

03:20  26 november  2020
03:20  26 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Shorthanded by COVID -19, Vanderbilt reportedly brings in women ' s soccer team ' s goalkeeper to practice. Vanderbilt football reportedly had a new face at practice on Tuesday, one that could end up making college football history .

Vanderbilt women ' s soccer goaltender Sarah Fuller is in consideration to become the school The winless Commodores have struggled on special teams since kicker Oren Milstein opted out of the season. Fuller would not be the first woman to play college football , but by being in the SEC, she

a group of people running on a football field: With its specialists in COVID-19 quarantine, Vanderbilt could make history by using women's soccer goalie Sarah Fuller as the team's kicker. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey © AP Photo/Mark Humphrey With its specialists in COVID-19 quarantine, Vanderbilt could make history by using women's soccer goalie Sarah Fuller as the team's kicker. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
  • Many of Vanderbilt football's specialists may miss the team's next game due to COVID-19 quarantine.
  • Commodores head coach Derek Mason confirmed Wednesday that Sarah Fuller, the goalkeeper for the school's women's soccer team, could kick for the team against Missouri Saturday.
  • If she plays, Fuller will make history as the first woman to participate in a Power 5 football game.
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Vanderbilt football is on the cusp of making history.

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Vanderbilt ' s game at Missouri on Saturday has been postponed to Dec. 12 because COVID -19 College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2007. Graduate of the University of Tennessee. Vanderbilt ' s shortage of available scholarship players was due to the quarantining of individuals with

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With many of head coach Derek Mason kicking specialists in quarantine, thanks to COVID-19 protocols and his back against the wall, he may take the unprecedented step of tapping a soccer player as the Commodores' placekicker — and a women's soccer player, at that.

a close up of a person wearing a helmet: Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports © Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

In an interview with 102.5 The Game in Nashville on Wednesday, coach Derek Mason said that Sarah Fuller, a senior goalkeeper for Vanderbilt's women's soccer team, "is an option" to suit up for the Commodores on Saturday. Should the starting netminder take a snap for Mason's squad, she'll make history as the first woman ever to participate in a Power 5 football game.

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Clint Dempsey actually had no chance to play soccer in East Texas (where he is from) but A buddy of mine who has amazing technique and ability can't make his college team due to his height. I've been in a few arguments where women have outright stated that a woman ' s professional team could

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"Right now, we're just looking at all options," Mason said on ESPN 102.5 The Game. "For us, talking to Sarah, she's a champ, and no pun intended. Just coming off an SEC Championship in soccer… She's a complete competitor. She's an option for us. Right now, that's where we sit."

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Fuller practiced with the team this week, which was first reported by the Vanderbilt Hustler. The Wylie, Texas, native did not take any kicks despite wearing full pads and a uniform. But according to the Hustler's sources, Fuller partook in walkthroughs with the coaching staff.

The Commodores are set to face the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, but it remains unclear whether Fuller is slated to hit the gridiron or travel with the team.

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