Short-handed by COVID-19, Vanderbilt brings in women’s soccer actor as kicker

Vanderbilt football had a new face during use on Tuesday, one that could finish adult creation college football history.

Sarah Fuller, a starting goalkeeper on a Commodores women’s soccer team, matched adult in full pads with a football team, according to Simon Gibbs of a Vanderbilt Hustler, a school’s tyro newspaper. While she did not try any kicks, she went by walkthroughs with a coaching staff.

During a SEC coaches teleconference on Wednesday, Vanderbilt conduct manager Derek Mason reliable that Fuller was during use and that she’s “an option” to flog opposite Missouri on Saturday.

The football group reportedly finished a pierce with several special teams players in quarantine due to COVID-19. The women’s soccer team’s deteriorate finished progressing this month, creation Fuller available.

Whether Fuller is in Vanderbilt’s skeleton for Saturday is unclear, yet a miracle her coming would paint is obvious.

Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller could make history

October 15 2016: The helmet of a Vanderbilt Commodores. The Vanderbilt Commodores degraded a Georgia Bulldogs 17-16 during Sanford track in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Charles Mitchell/Icon Sportswire around Getty Images)
Vanderbilt brought in Sarah Fuller for practice. We’ll see if a module needs her for a game. (Photo by Charles Mitchell/Icon Sportswire around Getty Images)

Women personification on college football teams isn’t unprecedented, yet not among complicated Power 5 programs.

Non-Power 5 schools make adult a list of programs that have had women seem in a game, that includes New Mexico’s Katie Hnida, West Alabama’s Tonya Butler, Kent State’s Apr Goss, Jacksonville State’s Ashley Martin and Williamette’s Liz Heaston. All of those players seemed as kickers, yet there have been non-specialists as good like Central Methodist reserve Toni Harris.

That’s not to contend no lady has matched adult with a Power 5 team. KaLena Barnes made a punt during Nebraska’s open diversion in 2000, and was preceded by women attempting to play during Duke and Louisville according to a Associated Press.

If a Commodores finish adult wanting Fuller for a flog or punt, it appears she would be a initial to ever play in a diversion for a Power 5 program.

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