Starting Lineup • Vanderbilt started freshman Jasmine Lister, sophomore Gabby Smith, junior Jordan Coleman and seniors Hannah Tuomi and Jence Rhoads • This is the second time Vanderbilt has used this starting lineup this season and are 2-0 when doing so. • Hannah Tuomi made her 110th appearance and team-leading 99th career start while Jence Rhoads made her team-leading 115th appearance and 95th start. • Coleman made her 10th career start and 41st appearance. • Smith made her 14th career start and ninth of the year • Lister and Tuomi are the only two players to start all 16 games this season.
Postgame Notes • Vanderbilt is 24-16 all-time against Auburn. • The Commodores hold an 11-5 record against the Tigers in Memorial Gym. • Head coach Melanie Balcomb is 14-0 against the Tigers. • Vanderbilt has won 17 straight against Auburn. • Vanderbilt’s 52.0% (26-50) shooting from the field is the second highest percentage this season and the highest since shooting 57.1% (28-49) against Samford in a 70-60 win on November 18, 2010. • The Commodores are now 9-1 when making more field goals than the opposing team. • The Commodores are now 1-0 when they have the same amount of rebounds as their opponent. •Vanderbilt moves to 3-4 when it has more turnovers than its opponent.
First-half notes • Jasmine Lister got the Commodores on the board with a lay-up at the 19:18 mark of the first half. • Hannah Tuomi led the team with 14 first-half points, which marks her 13th game of the season and 58th game overall with 10 or more points • Vanderbilt shot 63.2% (12-19) from the field which ties the highest since shooing 64% (16-25) against Howard, 11/14/10. The Commodores also shot 63.2% (12-19) at Denver, 12/5/10. • Largest lead: Vanderbilt by 8, twice • Lead changes: 0 • Ties: 1 (2-2) • Vanderbilt led by seven at halftime (29-22)
Second-half notes • Stephanie Holzer recorded the first points of the second half with a layup at the 19:19 mark • Auburn opened the game with an 11-4 run to tie the game at 33, before the Commodores went on their own 24-7 run to post a 57-40 lead. • Largest lead: Vanderbilt by 17 (57-40) • Lead changes: 0 • Ties: 1 (33-33)
Player notes • Tiffany Clarke recorded a season-high twoblocks (career-high is three) • Jasmine Lister tied her career-high withsixassists. • Hannah Tuomi recorded her sixth career game with 20 or more points, and her second of the season. •Stephanie Holzer matched a career high in steals with four. • Jence Rhoads has had an assist in all 14 games she has played in this season. • For the third time in her career, Jence Rhoads had a personal-best eight rebounds.