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Drake  Fellows
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Plainfield, Ill.

High School:
Joliet Catholic Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
03/06/1998

 

11/30/2017

Omaha Challenge - Day 1

Commodores open annual Challenge

09/08/2017

Commodores open fall ball Friday

Vandy returns 22 lettermen and welcomes 18 freshmen

06/26/2017

The Vandy Boys of Summer

Raby with Team USA, five Commodores on the Cape

06/09/2017

VU travels to Oregon State for Super Regional

Commodores set for Super Regional rematch with Beavers

06/05/2017

Dores forced to Game 7 at Clemson

Vanderbilt blanked late Sunday night

02/16/2018

Vanderbilt vs. Duke

Vanderbilt opened the 2018 season against Duke at Hawkins Field on Friday afternoon.

05/20/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Alabama (05-20-17)

Vanderbilt takes on Alabama in baseball on May 20, 2017

04/15/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Florida

Vanderbilt vs. Florida

03/12/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Saint Mary's

Mar. 12, 2017

01/19/2017

Baseball 2017 HS - Hat (Howell)

Baseball headshots w/ hat 2017. (Howell)

Career Game Highs
Innings Pitched:
8.0, 3/12/17 vs. Saint Mary's
Strikeouts:
10, 5/20/17 vs. Alabama
Hits Allowed:
8, 2x, last 4/13/18 vs. Ole Miss 
Walks Allowed:
5, 2x, last 4/13/18 vs. Ole Miss
Runs Allowed:
7, 2x, last 6/8/18 vs. Mississippi State 

Coach Corbin Quote: Drake was an accomplished winning pitcher throughout his amateur years and he has brought that mentality into our program in a quiet natural way. He has good size, manipulates the ball well and has an advanced approach for a young kid. He has advanced his body in the weight room which should benefit him immediately.

2018 - Friday night starter who posted a 7-4 record and 3.92 ERA… Led the Commodores with 107 strikeouts (46th nationally) in 96.1 innings… Limited opponents to a .217 batting average in 16 starts… Named to Clemson Regional All-Tournament Team after limiting St. John’s to three hits while striking out eight across seven scoreless innings… Struck out six-or-more batters in 11 of 16 starts… Allowed just 12 extra-base hits in his last 76.2 innings… Did not walk more than two batters in his final seven starts… Became the first sophomore since 2012 to start on Opening Day… Tossed five-plus innings in 14 of his 16 starts… Struck out eight batters in consecutive starts against UMass-Lowell and Sam Houston State… Fanned nine UCLA batters and limited the Bruins to three runs in seven innings on March 9… Blanked Mississippi State while permitting just three hits in Starkville on March 16… Struck out nine Missouri batters and allowed just one earned run across seven innings on April 19… Notched his fifth victory by striking out eight Tennessee batters in seven innings on May 11… Held Kentucky to three hits and one run while striking out six in 7.1 innings… Finished 24th nationally with 16 starts and was sixth in the SEC with 7.01 hits allowed per nine innings… Registered a 1.14 WHIP, ranking ninth in the SEC.

2017 - Pinned with a tough-luck loss at Clemson 6/4 at Clemson Regional giving up two runs on six hits with seven strikeouts over 6.2 innings, his fifth quality start of the season... Struck out a career-best 10 in 6.2 innings against Alabama 5/20 allowing three runs, two earned, on four hits... Gave up two runs on two hits over two innings at Arkansas 5/13.. Worked a clean inning of relief at Louisville 5/9... Recorded the final out of the seventh inning and allowed one-of-two inherited runners to score in victory vs. Missouri 5/5... Struck out the side in a scoreless inning of relief against Austin Peay 5/2... Finished off his first career save with 3.2 innings at Georgia 4/22 in second game of doubleheader to clinch series, allowing two unearned runs on one hit with four strikeouts... Pinned with his second straight loss against Florida 4/15 after allowing six runs, five earned, on four hits over two-plus innings... Made his first career relief appearance against Tennessee Tech 4/11 allowing a hit and punching out two... Took the first loss of his career at South Carolina 4/8 giving up four runs on five hits over 2.2 innings... Failed to get out of the fifth inning for second straight start, pitching 4.2 innings at Kentucky 4/2 and allowing two runs on five hits and three walks in no decision... Gave up a career-high three runs and walked a career-high three over 4.1 innings of no decision at Ole Miss 3/19... Named SEC Freshman of the Week for his stellar start against Saint Mary's 3/12, turning in a career-high eight innings and allowing only one unearned run on two singles with no walks and eight strikeouts, retired 18 straight batters at one point... Earned his second win with six solid innings against CSUN 3/5 allowing one run on eight hits with five strikeouts... Impressed again in a no decision against UIC 2/26 with seven strong innings and a career-best nine strikeouts, allowing two runs on seven hits... Became just the second freshman pitcher in the Corbin era to earn a spot in starting rotation for opening weekend and did not disappoint, turning in six scoreless innings and allowing only two hits and punching out five in win at San Diego 2/19.

High School - Named a 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game second team All-American... Top-ranked pitcher in Illinois according to Perfect Game... Lettered in baseball and basketball at Joliet Catholic Academy... Hilltoppers claimed the 2014 state title and finished the year ranked 25th in the nation... Named ESCC Pitcher of the Year in 2014 and 2015, earning All-Conference honors both years... Played high school and/or summer ball with Mitch Boe (Iowa), Nick Dalesandro (Purdue) and Michael Ruffalo (Indiana State).

Academics - Fellows has not declared a major.

Personal - Drake Robert Fellows... Born 3/6/98 in Lawrenceburg, Ind.... Son of Robert and Annie Fellows... Has two siblings, Carter and Jaden... Nickname is Draker... Favorites include: David Ortiz (player), Chicago Cubs (team), Step Brothers (movie), The League, Criminal Minds, Two and a Half Men (TV shows), Will Ferrell (actor), steak (meal), Wiz Khalifa (musician), apples and peanut butter (late night snack)... Names Seth Green as the actor to play him in a movie... Solving a Rubik’s Cube is his oddest talent... Uses dedicated as the one word to describe himself... Roommates with JJ Bleday... Lists playing in the Perfect Game All-American game as his most memorable athletic moment... Chose Vanderbilt for the great academics, baseball program and coaching staff.

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