(Reuters) – Sarah Fuller hopes to inspire young female athletes to follow their dreams after becoming the first woman to play in a Power 5 conference football match when she delivered the opening kick of the second half for Vanderbilt against Missouri Tigers on Saturday.
Fuller, a goalkeeper for Vanderbilt University women’s soccer team, took the field for the Commodores men’s football team as place kicker in the third quarter and sent a low kick to the 35-yard line, carving her name in American sports history.
“I haven’t taken a second to soak it all in, really. I think it’s incredible that I am able to do this,” Fuller said. “All I want