Vanderbilt Splits Series 1-1 with Alabama

PELHAM, A.L. – Vanderbilt was unable to complete the series sweep against Alabama on Saturday, Oct. 8th. 

Alabama opened up the scoring, netting two in the first period. 

Christian Cottone scored with 7:05 in the first period off a feed from Max Mona to make it 2-1 heading into the 1st intermission. 

Vanderbilt capitalized on a power play 5 minutes into the 2nd, with Val Sverdlov knocking in a rebound off a shot from Jack Smith. 

Alabama scored a power play goal 8 seconds left in the 2nd to make it 3-2. 

With 9:29 left in the third period, Alabama scored another goal to make it 4-2. 

Dores were unable to complete the comeback, making it the first loss for Vanderbilt on the year. 

Alabama and Vanderbilt sit at 3-1 apiece in the standings. 

Commodores are set to play MTSU for a home and home series in two weeks, Oct. 22nd and 24th. First game will be played at Bellevue, and the second at Antioch.