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Sarah Fuller planning to stay with Vanderbilt football, hopes to kick again

Sarah Fuller made history on Saturday, becoming the first woman to play in a Power Five Football game for the Vanderbilt Commodores. The senior goalkeeper for the Vanderbilt women's soccer team now hopes she'll get another opportunity to kick after a disappointing 41-0 blowout loss to Missouri.

Fuller revealed Sunday via Zoom that she plans to "stick around until someone tells me to go," according to ESPN's Andrea Adelson. 

"I would love to learn more, so if those guys come out of quarantine, I would love to learn from them and their experience," Fuller said. "I've been having a lot of fun doing this. It's a challenge for me, but it's something I know I can do. It's applicable from doing a goal kick to a field goal kick, so I want to continue learning, and if those guys can help me, I'm all for it."

Vanderbilt's Derek Mason, who was relieved of his coaching duties following Saturday's loss, told Fuller that the team would love to have her kick again. Special-teams coach Devin Fitzsimmons echoed those feelings. 

If she remains on the team, Fuller will only be able to kick for Vanderbilt for the rest of the 2020 season. She's set to transfer to North Texas to obtain her master's degree in hospital administration and play two years for the women's soccer team. 

However, if the North Texas football team ever needs a kicker, they know who to call.

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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