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6-0 / 195
Vanderbilt battles back late to avoid sweep
Offense struggles in loss
Commodores return to Alex Box Stadium for first time since 2012
Offense erupts late to clinch series for VU
Vandy offense held to season-low two hits
June 21, 2014
March 15, 2014
March 11, 2014
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March 4, 2014
Vanderbilt baseball action Saturday afternoon at Hawkins field.
Vanderbilt rallied to beat UIC 6-5 in 14 innings on Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Field to improve to 7-0 on the year.
The Commodores met with the media Sunday prior to the CWS championship series.
• 2014 1st Team Freshman All-American (PG)
• 2014 2nd Team Freshman All-American (BA)
Career Game Highs
Innings Pitched: 6.0, 6/8/14 vs. Stanford
Strikeouts: 10, 3/15/14 vs. LSU G2
Hits Allowed: *6, last 5/21/14 vs. LSU
Walks Allowed: 5, 3/27 at Missouri
Runs Allowed: *4, last 4/2 vs. South Carolina
COACH CORBIN QUOTE - We look forward to getting Hayden back on our staff. He was such a crucial component of our national championship team. He has a very good mentality, demeanor and feel for pitching. Hayden is a very confident young man but yet very humble. When he becomes healthy, he will no doubt play a large role on the pitching staff.
2016 - Started his third straight game allowing three runs on five hits with three strikeouts over three innings in no decision at LSU 4/9... Struck out a season-best seven in his second straight start vs. South Carolina 4/2 allowing a career-high four runs on two hits with three walks... Made his second career start giving up two runs on two hits and a career-high five walks over 3.2 innings at Missouri 3/27... Took the loss vs. Mississippi State 3/19 after surrendering lead in eighth inning allowing one run on two hits with three strikeouts over 1.2 innings... Recorded his third save recording the final five outs vs. Xavier 3/13 striking out two... Tossed a scoreless ninth inning in win at Stanford 3/6 to notch second save in as many games... Nailed down his first save of the season with two perfect innings in second game at Stanford 3/3 striking out two... Worked two no-hit innings of relief vs. UIC 2/27... Struck out two in a perfect inning of relief against EIU 2/24... Made his first appearance since having elbow surgery last year, tossing an inning vs. San Diego 2/21 allowing one run on two with a walk and strikeout.
2015 - Season ended after having elbow surgery in early April... Started his first career game vs. UT-Martin 2/24, tossing three scoreless innings and allowing one hit with two strikeouts... Pegged with his second straight loss allowing three runs on three hits and two walks getting two outs vs. Indiana State 2/21 in Port Charlotte, Fla.... Took the first loss of his career in his season debut against Santa Clara 2/14 G1 allowing two runs in the ninth inning.
2014 - Earned the win in national championship clinching victory over Virginia 6/25 with 1.2 scoreless innings of relief with four strikeouts... Turned in 5.2 stellar innings of relief to earn win over Texas 6/21 and advance to CWS Finals, stranded the bases loaded on one pitch getting a double play to end the inning, gave up one run on three hits with eight strikeouts in third win of the year... Allowed one run on two hits over 1.1 innings in College World Series win vs. Louisville 6/14... Punched out eight over a career-best six strong innings of relief to punch team's ticket to Omaha with win over Stanford 6/8 in Super Regional.... Gave up a career-high four runs on six hits over 2.1 innings vs. LSU 5/21 at SEC Tournament... Earned his third save working 3.1 scoreless innings with three strikeouts against South Carolina 5/16... Gave up a career-high two runs on two hits with three strikeouts in one inning vs. SEMO 5/13... Allowed one run on two hits over 1.2 innings vs. Louisville 5/6, did not strike out a batter for first time in an outing... Worked three solid innings out of the pen at Missouri 5/3 to notch his second save, striking out five... Struck out two in one inning vs. Georgia 4/26... Allowed one unearned run on over 1.2 innings with two strikeouts at Arkansas 4/19... Fanned three in two perfect innings of relief vs. MTSU 4/15... Turned in four solid innings of relief allowing one unearned run on one hit with two walks and two strikeouts at Tennessee 4/5... Punched out six over four innings allowing one run on six hits and two inherited runners to score in loss to Kentucky 3/28... Walked a career-high two and allowed one run over 1.2 innings at Mississippi State 3/22... Tabbed the TSWA Pitcher of the week for his two appearances against Eastern Illinois and LSU... Struck out a career-best 10 over 5.1 innings of relief against LSU 3/15 G2 to earn his first collegiate win allowing one run on four hits... Turned in a perfect inning with one strikeout vs. Eastern Illinois 3/11... Punched out two and walked one over 1.1 scoreless innings vs. Winthrop 3/8... Turned in an absolute dominating performance in a career-best three innings to earn the save vs. Tennessee Tech 3/4 striking out a career-high eight... Tossed two scoreless innings against Stanford 3/1 allowing no hits and striking out one... Punched out two in two perfect frames against WKU 2/25... Struck out two in one inning against UIC 2/23... Made his collegiate debut against Lipscomb 2/19 striking out four in two perfect innings.
HIGH SCHOOL - Set the career wins (26) and strikeout (350) records at Columbia Central HS... Named the 2013 TSSAA AAA Player of the Year... Tabbed a first team All-State pitcher by Tennessee Sports Writers Association in 2011... Team won back-to-back district, regional and sectional championships 2010-11... Finished as a state runner-up in 2011 and played in the state tournament in 2010.
ACADEMICS - Stone is majoring in sociology at Vanderbilt.
PERSONAL - Hayden Michael Stone... Born 9/1/94 in Columbia, Tenn.... Only child of Jolynn and Mike... Favorites include Robinson Cano (baseball player), Atlanta Braves (baseball team), Wedding Crashers, Step Brothers, Interstellar (movie), Prison Break (TV shows), Morgan Freeman (actor), Dominos pizza (late night snack), Southern California (vacation spot)... Would be a sports analyst if not an athlete... Rooms with Collin Snider and Nolan Rogers... Most memorable athletic moment was throwing a perfect game as a senior in high school... Chose Vanderbilt because it’s the “best program in the country and one hour from home.”