Alabama Soccer Takes On Vanderbilt In Sunday Afternoon Road Match

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –  The Alabama soccer team (6-5-0) travels to Nashville, Tenn., Sunday for a 1 p.m. CT kick off against Vanderbilt (3-5-2) at the Vanderbilt Soccer/Lacrosse Complex.

How to Follow

The match will be streamed on SECNetwork+ through the ESPN app and for subscribers of the SEC Network. Links to live scoring and the stream are available at

Who’s On a Roll

  • Kate Henderson notched her second goal in SEC play Thursday, scoring the first of two goals for Alabama against Missouri
  • Henderson also scored the team’s lone goal against Ole Miss in the team’s conference opener
  • Riley Tanner captured her first goal in a UA uniform and the fourth game-winning goal of her career, recording three game-winning goals at South Carolina
  • Serepca has tallied points in three of the last four games, scoring a pair of goals and an assist against Utah Valley, in addition to scoring a goal against UAB and tabbing an assist against Missouri
  • McKinley Crone and the Alabama defense hold three shutouts after blanking Utah Valley in the team’s last non-conference matchup of the year  

Against the Commodores

  • The Tide is looking to snap a three-game slide against Vanderbilt, including 2-1 loss at the 2019 SEC Tournament
  • Alabama has lost all three games by one goal, falling 3-2 in 2018 and 2-1 in both meetings during the 2019 season
  • In the last decade (beginning in 2011), Alabama has gone 4-3-1 in the series
  • This will be the first meeting in Nashville since 2018

Last Time Out

  • The Crimson Tide recorded its first conference win in the team’s SEC home opener Thursday against Missouri
  • Alabama netted the first goal of the match off a volley from Kate Henderson, but the Tigers responded a minute later with the equalizer
  • With a little more than five minutes remaining in regulation, Riley Tanner combined with Ashlynn Serepca to find space in the box and score the winning goal
  • The thrilling win moved the Tide to 1-1-0 in conference play
  • Henderson scored her fourth goal of the season in the game, while Tanner netted her first in a Crimson Tide uniform
  • Alabama held Missouri to a season low three shots on goal

A Look at Vanderbilt

  • The Commodores are looking for their first win in three games after tying 0-0 with Florida and dropping a 2-1 and 1-0 decision to Middle Tennessee and South Carolina, respectively
  • Vanderbilt is coming off a road loss to No. 19 South Carolina
  • Despite the loss, Vanderbilt was able to keep the Gamecocks off the board for 70 minutes and limit South Carolina to just four shots on goal
  • Raegan Kelley leads the team in points (9) and goals (4), while Madison Elwell paces the Commodores in assists (3)
  • Kate Devine has recorded 30 saves in goal and has posted four shutouts this season

Get all the latest information on the team by following @AlabamaSoccer on Twitter and Facebook and AlabamaSoccer on Instagram. General athletic news can also be found at UA_Athletics on Twitter and Instagram and AlabamaAthletics on Facebook.

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