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Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller may turn into the 1st woman to play in a Power 5 conference college football match-up on Saturday

College football history could be made Saturday if Sarah Fuller strides on the field during Vanderbilt University’s down against the University of Missouri.

Should she play kicker on Saturday, Fuller would turn into the main lady to play in a Power 5 Conference school football match-up, as per the Vanderbilt Athletics site. The Power 5 is comprised of the greatest athletic meetings, including the SEC, Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Big Ten Conference, Big 12 Conference and Pac-12 Conference.

If she plays, she’ll be the primary lady to suit for a SEC game.

“I think it’s amazing and incredible. But I’m also trying to separate that because I know this is a job I need to do and I want to help the team out and I want to do the best that I can,” Fuller told the school. “Placing that historical aspect aside just helps me focus in on what I need to do. I don’t want to let them down in any way.”

Fuller is a goalkeeper for the Vanderbilt ladies’ soccer group. Her chance came in light of the fact that a considerable lot of Vanderbilt’s experts are in isolate because of Covid-19, as per the school and ESPN. Head football trainer Derek Mason revealed to ESPN Fuller “is an option for us.”

“She’s got a strong leg. We’ll see what that yields,” Mason told the sports network. “We’ll figure out what that looks like on Saturday.”

Fuller intends to wear the message “Play Like A Girl” on the rear of her head protector Saturday to energize other young ladies, as per Vanderbilt.

Two other ladies have additionally played in Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) challenges, Vanderbilt says. Katie Hnida did it first when she kicked two additional focuses for the University of New Mexico against Texas State in 2003. At that point came April Goss, who kicked an additional point for Kent State during their 2015 game against Delaware State.