Tennessee snaps its six-game shedding streak with the win.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Tennessee soccer (3-6) snaps its six-game shedding streak with a win in opposition to Vanderbilt (0-9) on Saturday evening, beating the Commodores 42-17 in Nashville.
The groups traded three and outs to begin the sport earlier than the Vols lastly acquired the scoring began, marching 42 yards in 9 performs. Freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey, who began the sport, hit tight finish Princeton Fant from six yards out, for the primary rating of Fant’s profession.
Vanderbilt answered with a 75-yard drive capped with an 18-yard go from Ken Seals to Cam Johnson. It was the primary landing for Vandy since a Nov. 21 loss to Florida.
Historical past was made on the purpose after, Vanderbilt kicker Sarah Fuller turned the primary girl to attain in a Energy 5 faculty soccer recreation.
After a Bailey fumble within the pink zone, Vanderbilt took the lead within the second quarter with a 39-yard discipline aim from Pierson Cooke. Then got here the Tennessee turnaround.
The protection acquired the social gathering began, with a one-handed interception from Bryce Thompson, the eighth INT of his profession, and an 18-yard return for a landing, the primary pick-six of his profession.
J.T. Shrout acquired reps at quarterback within the second quarter, as anticipated, and scored two touchdowns within the first half, hitting Velus Jones, Jr and Jalin Hyatt. Tennessee scored 21 unanswered factors within the second quarter, taking a 28-10 lead into the locker room.
Within the second half, Tennessee continued its dominance, with Ty Chandler scoring a 20-yard landing on UT’s first possession of the third quarter.
Vanderbilt added a 16-yard rating late within the fourth quarter, however the Vols answered with a 74-yard landing go from Bailey to Jones Jr.
Bailey and Shrout every threw two touchdowns, with Bailey going 14/18 for 207 yards whereas Shrout was 6/13 for 90 yards. Each had one turnover within the recreation.
Jones Jr. had a profession recreation for the Vols, reeling in seven catches for 125 yards and two scores.
Subsequent up, Tennessee is scheduled to face No. 5 Texas A&M in Neyland Stadium on Dec. 19 at midday.