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6-2 / 205
Commodores open annual Challenge
Freshman Jayson Gonzalez homers again in Black and Gold Series
Teams crush four homers in game two of the annual series
Program welcomes record-setting fifth top-ranked class
Vanderbilt opened the 2018 season against Duke at Hawkins Field on Friday afternoon.
Academics - Gonzalez is undecided on a major.
Personal - Jayson Wallace Gonzalez... Born 4/26/99 in Arcadia, Calif.... Son of Wallace and Adela Gonzalez... father Wallace played baseball in the Atlanta Braves organization... has a brother named Wallace III and sister named Lexi... brother Wallace played for the Houston Astros organization and sister played softball at Cal-State Fullerton and for the Puerto Rican National Team... Nickname is Gonzo... Favorites include: Nolan Arenado (player), New York Yankees (team), Cam Newton and LeBron James (non-baseball player), Football (other sport), Backstreet Baseball (video game), Sandlot, Remember the Titans, and Bronx Tale (movie), Narcos (tv show), Denzel Washington (actor), Steak, Chicken Parm (meal), Migos (music/singer/band), and Cereal (late night snack)... says if he wasn't playing baseball he would be a strength coach... names The Rock as the actor to play him in a movie... uses Selfless as one word to describe himself... roommates with Corbin Brooksbank... lists participating in the MLB All-Star High School Home Run Derby as his most memorable athletic moment... Chose Vanderbilt "because I'm getting the best of both worlds academically and in baseball. I also wanted to play for the best coaching staff in the country."