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6-0 / 185
Junior becomes highest drafted outfielder in school history
Right-hander becomes 17th Commodore selected in first round
Vanderbilt pitching coach assesses Dores' staff ahead of Arkansas series
Four Dores named preseason All-SEC
No. 7 #VandyBoys return 19 lettermen, add 14 newcomers
Vanderbilt vs. Georgia in baseball action Friday night at Hawkins Field.
Vanderbilt held off Lipscomb 4-2 Tuesday night at Hawkins Field.
Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina in baseball action Thursday night at Hawkins Field.
Vanderbilt opens up conference play against Mississippi State Friday night at Hawkins Field.
Vanderbilt posted the team's second straight shutout with a 7-0 win over Xavier.
Career Game Highs
Innings Pitched: 9.0, 4/15 vs. Kentucky
Strikeouts: 14, 4/15 vs. Kentucky
Hits Allowed: 9, 3/3 at Stanford G1
Walks Allowed: 6, 3/29/15 vs. Tennessee
Runs Allowed: 9, 4/7 at LSU
COACH CORBIN QUOTE - I am very proud of how Jordan has progressed in our program. I thought he developed nicely in his first full year in 2015. Jordan has a very high ceiling on the mound. He has tremendous athletic ability and an electric arm. We will count on his abilities in a large way this year. He was the Omaha Challenge for pitchers for the second year in a row.
2016 - Joined long list of Commodores as first round selection of Los Angeles Dodgers (36th overall) in MLB Draft... Took his sixth loss of the season in NCAA Regional loss to Xavier 6/4 allowing eight runs, five earned, on six hits with four walks and six strikeouts over six-plus innings... Roughed up for a career-high nine runs, five earned, on six hits over five innings in SEC Tournament loss to Ole Miss, walked three and struck out five... Battled through control problems to allow two runs over six innings in team-leading eighth win of the year vs. Auburn G1 5/19, allowing four hits, four walks and three hit batters... Pinned with his second straight loss, giving up four runs on five hits over seven innings at Florida 5/13, 32-inning streak snapped without allowing an earned run in second inning... Tough-luck loser at Texas A&M 5/5 in 1-0 loss giving up one unearned run on six hits with no walks and five strikeouts over seven innings, scoreless streak of 24 innings snapped in first inning... Named SEC Pitcher of the Week for third time this season after seven scoreless innings in seventh win of year against Georgia... Turned in his third straight scoreless outing in team-best seventh win vs. Georgia 4/29 striking out six and scattering seven hits over seven scoreless innings to push streak to 24 straight scoreless innings... Dominated for second straight week with eight scoreless innings at Tennessee 4/22 scattering three hits and striking out four, 17 straight scoreless innings over last two starts... Named co-SEC Pitcher of the Week and National Pitcher of the Week for his 14-strikeout shutout of Kentucky, second SEC honor this season... Struck out a career-high 14 in his first career shutout vs. Kentucky 4/15 scattering five hits and walking just two, first Commodore to strike out 14 in shutout since Carson Fulmer in 2015... Rocked for a career-high nine runs, seven earned, on seven hits in loss at LSU 4/7 pitching just three innings... Punched out nine over seven innings in victory vs. South Carolina 3/31 allowing three runs, two earned, on five hits in his third quality start of the year... Walked five for the second straight week over six innings of no decision at Missouri 3/25 allowing a career-high six runs to go along with six strikeouts... Struggled with command in SEC opener, walking five over six innings in no decision vs. Mississippi State allowing one unearned run on five hits with nine strikeouts... Named co-SEC Pitcher of the Week for his outing against Xavier, where he fanned a career-best 12 over a career-long 7.2 innings while taking a no hitter into the eighth inning... Turned in a career night in win over Xavier 3/11 carrying a no hitter into the eighth inning before finishing with a career-high 12 strikeouts in a career-best 7.2 innings while allowing only one hit... Gave up a career-high nine hits in his first loss of the season at Stanford 3/3 allowing three runs, two earned, over five innings... Dazzled in his second start of the year beating UIC 2/26 with seven scoreless to match a career-high along with a career-best 11 strikeouts while allowing one walk and five hits... Earned the opening day start against San Diego 2/19 matching a career-high with seven strikeouts over five innings allowing two runs, one earned, on four hits.
2015 - Struck out the side to finish off team's 12th shutout of season and clinch NCAA Regional with win over Radford 6/1... Allowed one run on three hits over 1.1 innings of relief before a rain delay knocked him out of game in SEC Tournament Championship game vs. Florida 5/24... Worked five scoreless innings out of the bullpen allowing just one hit with four strikeouts in SEC Tournament win over Missouri 5/20... Picked up the win at Alabama 5/15 with three solid innings of relief allowing one run on two hits with three strikeouts... Pegged with the loss after giving up lead in ninth and allowing two unearned runs in 10th inning of loss to Florida 5/9... Earned the win out of the bullpen at Kentucky 5/3 working 1.1 innings with three strikeouts... Worked a perfect ninth inning to finish off victory over Missouri 4/25... Recorded one out and allowed a walk and single at South Carolina 4/18... Pinned with his first collegiate loss vs. Belmont 4/14 allowing a solo home run in the eighth inning in his only inning of work out of the bullpen... Walked four and allowed three runs on four hits across two-plus innings vs. Ole Miss 4/11, 16 walks over last three starts (11 IP)... Matched his career-high with six walks for the second straight start in no decision at Georgia 4/5 allowing only two runs on three hits with two strikeouts over five innings... Struggled with command in his fourth start walking a career-high six over four-plus innings against Tennessee 3/29 allowing two runs on four hits... Tossed his third straight quality start allowing three runs on six hits with six strikeouts over six innings of a no decision at Auburn 3/21 in nightcap... Named TSWA Pitcher of the Week for his 13 scoreless innings over his first two career starts... Turned in a career-best and team-high seven scoreless innings in his first weekend start against Arkansas 3/15 scattering two hits and striking out four in a no decision... Dominated in his first career start vs. Quinnipiac 3/10 tossing six scoreless innings to earn his third win of the season, struck out three and scattered three hits... Earned his second win of the year with a career-high five innings out of the pen allowing three runs on one hit and four walks to go along with a career-best seven strikeouts vs. Evansville 3/3... Punched out three but allowed two runs on a single and two walks over 1.1 innings vs. Illinois State 2/28... Struck out the side in his lone inning of work vs. Western Kentucky 2/25... Stranded a pair of inherited runners getting a ground out to end the inning in win over Indiana State 2/22 in Port Charlotte, Fla.... Walked three over 1.1 innings against Indiana State 2/20 in Port Charlotte, Fla. not allowing a run or a hit... Notched the win in relief with 3.2 scoreless innings against Santa Clara 2/14 G2 in his collegiate debut striking out three and allowing only one hit.
HIGH SCHOOL - A Rawlings first team All-American and member of 16U Team USA... All-Conference pick 2011-12... Team won district four straight seasons 2010-13 and regional champs in 2013... Team played in high school invitational at Team USA Complex in 2013... Drafted in the 13th round by Boston in 2013.
ACADEMICS - Sheffield is majroing in American Studies at Vanderbilt.
PERSONAL - Jordan Ladon Sheffield... Born 6/1/95 in Tullahoma, Tenn.... Son of Misty and Travis... Has two brothers, Justus and Jaxon... Justus was a Vanderbilt commit but signed with Cleveland as the team’s first round pick in 2014... Cousin Tony Sheffield was second pick by Boston in 1992 MLB draft... Favorites include Jackie Robinson (baseball player), Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves (baseball team), Call of Duty (video game), Love & Basketball (movie), Martin (TV show), Will Smith (actor), taco salad (meal), peanut butter Clif bar (late night snack), Panama City Beach, Fla. (vacation spot)... Uses confident as the one word to describe himself... Says Will Smith would play him in a movie... Roommates with Jeren Kendall, Joey Abraham, Kyle Smith... Recipient of the Ingram Athletic Endowed Scholarship... Chose Vanderbilt for “the best baseball team and academics in the country.”