Ben Bowden - 35


Lynn, Mass.

High School:
Lynn English

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220



Ben Bowden


Dores drop series at Tennessee

Vanderbilt held to season-low two hits in shutout loss


Commodores shut out Skyhawks

Five-run fourth inning sends Vandy to victory


Beede, Offense carry `Dores past Winthrop in game one

Beede threw seven strong and the offense put up nine in the series opener


Commodores blow out Flames

Vandy cranks out 19 hits, Beede fans career-best 11


Gold hammers Black behind Miller

Jared Miller punches out 11 in five innings for win


First Day of Baseball Practice

The Commodores opened practice on a crisp, cold day on Friday.

Career Game Highs
Innings Pitched:
2.0, 2/21 vs. Illinois-Chicago
*2, last 4/1 vs. UT-Martin
Hits Allowed:
3, 3/21 at Mississippi State
Walks Allowed:
2, 3/21 at Mississippi State
Runs Allowed:
3, 3/21 at Mississippi State

Ben is a young man who has fit very nicely into our program. His personality is natural and he carries a very controlled confidence on the field. He is going to be exposed to a great deal of success at some point because of his attitude and his `care level' for what he does.

2014 - Turned in a scoreless inning at Tennessee 4/6... Struck out two in one scoreless inning vs. UT-Martin 4/1... Made his SEC debut at Mississippi State 3/21 allowing three runs on three hits with two walks and two strikeouts over 1.1 innings... Punched out two in a scoreless inning of relief vs. Winthrop... Made his collegiate debut with two scoreless innings vs. UIC 2/2 allowing one hit, one walk and striking out one.

High School - The 2013 Gatorade Player of the Year in Massachusetts while playing at Lynn English HS... A three-time Lynn Item All-Star and two-time Boston Globe All-Scholastic selection... Pitched in both the East Coast Pro and Area Code Games... Captained the baseball team for three years and the basketball team for one... Basketball team advanced to the Eastern Massachusetts finals... Played summer ball for the North East Rays and the Boston Astros.

Academics - Bowden is undecided on a major.

Personal - Benjamin Douglas Bowden (BO-den)... Born 10/21/94 in Salem, Mass.... Son of Larry and Stephanie Bowden... Has two sisters, Jackie and Jillian... Favorites include Josh Hamilton (baseball player), Boston Red Sox (baseball team), Step Brothers, Conjuring, The Town and Ted (movies), Family Guy and Survivorman (TV shows), mom's homemade mac `n' cheese (meal)... Says he would be a coach if not an athlete... Ben Affleck would play him in a movie... Roommates with Drake Parker... Chose Vanderbilt because it's "the top baseball program in the country, in the best league with the best coaches, staff and academics."


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