Sarah Fuller Biography
Born in Wylie, Texas, Sarah Fuller is an American Soccer player and currently the goalkeeper for Vanderbilt Commodores, and the first woman to ever play and score for Power Five Conference College Football.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and injuries, Vanderbilt Football Team lacked a kicker for its game against Missouri Tigers that took place on November 28, 2020. For that reason, Derek Mason, the team’s coach, resulted in using the goalkeeper as their kicker for the game. She took a 30-yard second-half opening kick against Missouri Tigers on November 28, 2020.
Sarah Fuller Age | Birthday
Born in Wylie, Texas, on June 20, 1999, Fuller is 22 years old as of 2021. She celebrates her birthday on the 20th of June each year.
Sarah Fuller Height: How tall is Sarah Fuller?
Fuller stands at a height measurement of 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 meters tall.
Sarah Fuller Education
Fuller attended Wylie High School and then joined Vanderbilt University in 2017 under a soccer scholarship. She is , in 2020, in her senior year. She studied a major in medicine, health, and society.
Sarah Fuller Boyfriend | Dating
As of 2020, Fuller was in a relationship with boyfriend Scott Banker. This is according to her Facebook relationship and family status. Sarah has not disclosed any further information about Scott Banker or their relationship status.
Sarah Fuller Parents and Siblings
Sarah’s mother is Windi Morris Fuller whereas her father is Brandon Thomas Fuller. Her parents run a resort. Fuller has a younger sister named Katie.
Sarah Fuller Vanderbilt Commodores
Fuller plays for Vanderbilt Commodores as a goalkeeper with jersey number 32. She started playing for Vanderbilt in 2017 after joining Vanderbilt University on a soccer scholarship.
Sarah was not a starter until the 2020 season. She made her first career start in goal against South Carolina in October 2020 whereby she made six saves.
She helped her team win the first Southeastern Conference (SEC) Championship since 1994 in the 2020 season.
Sarah Fuller Power Five Conference College Football
Sarah was the first woman to play in a Power 5 Conference college football. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and injuries, Vanderbilt Football Team lacked a kicker for its game against Missouri Tigers that took place on November 28, 2020. For that reason, Derek Mason, the team’s coach, resulted in using Fuller as their kicker for the game. She took a 30-yard second-half opening kick against Missouri Tigers on November 28, 2020.
Following her first kick against Missouri Tigers, Sarah fuller was again involved in a game against Tennessee on December 12, 2020. Vanderbilt Football gave Sarah a chance with 1:50 left in the first quarter for their game against Tennessee. On kicking, Fuller scored an extra point for her team making it 7-7 tie for her team. She also made another kick in the last quarter with 7:22 left, however, the ball was retrieved. She was handed the ball she kicked in the first PAT to keep whereas the ball from the second PAT will go to the College Football Hall of Fame, as per Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt lost 42-17 to Tennessee finishing the season with 0-9.
— Vanderbilt Football (@VandyFootball) December 12, 2020
Power 5 conferences are the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Pac-12 Conference, Southeastern Conference(SEC), Big 12 Conference, and Big Ten Conference. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) does not define the term “Power Five”
Play Like A Girl
During the Power Five Conference game for Vanderbilt Football Team versus Missouri Tigers, She wore a helmet that was written: “Play Like A Girl” on the back. Play Like A Girl is a non-profit that is committed to helping girls realize their potential through sports and get exposure to STEM opportunities.
In a tweet made by Sarah before the power 5 game, it read:
Tomorrow I will be wearing ‘Play Like a Girl’ on the back of my helmet. @iplaylikeagirl is a nonprofit that encourages girls to play sports and get exposure to STEM opportunities.
To donate for a play like a girl go to their website iplaylikeagirl.org
Derek Mason, Vanderbilt Head Coach: Vanderbilt fires Head Coach
Derek Mason is an American Football coach. He was the head coach for Vanderbilt University Football Team from 2014 to 2020. He was fired on Sunday, November 29, 2020, after a 0-8 loss to Missouri Tigers. Derek had a 27-55 win record in his sixth season at Vanderbilt. Derek Mason led Vanderbilt commodores to two bowl games.
Mason released a written statement on his Twitter account that read in parts:
It has truly been my honor to have been given the opportunity to teach, mentor, champion and coach hundreds of Vanderbilt young men and one courageous female.
Sarah Fuller North Texas Women’s Soccer
Fuller has signed to join North Texas Women’s Soccer team in 2021. North Texas Women’s Soccer made the announcement on November 13, 2020.
Sarah Fuller Career Stats
Fuller started in 9 of the 12 games of Vanderbilt Women’s Soccer games in 2020. She finished the season with a 7-2-0 record, making a total of 28 saves with a saving percentage of 75.5. This record was the 8th best in Vanderbilt’s history in a single season.
Sarah helped Vanderbilt win its first Southeastern Conference SEC Championship in 1994.
Fuller was named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week after becoming the first woman to play in a power 5 football game on November 30, 2020.
On Saturday, December 12, 2020, Sarah became the first woman to ever score in a Power Five Football game when she scored a kick against Tennessee for her team Vanderbilt Football.
Fuller’s Instagram account is under the handle @sarah_f27. She accumulated more followers since playing for Vanderbilt Football Team and she has well over 100K followers.
Fuller’s Twitter handle is @SarahFuller_27
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— Sarah Fuller (@SarahFuller_27) December 13, 2020
Sarah Fuller Net worth
Fuller is a goalkeeper with Vanderbilt Women Soccer Team and a medical student at Vanderbilt University as of 2020. She helped her team win the first Southeastern Conference Championship in 2020. She was also the first woman to kick and score for a Power 5 Conference College Football game, doing so in November 2020 and December 2020 respectively. The Kicker’s estimated net worth as of 2020 is still under review.