Photos from game 2 of the Oregon-Vanderbilt series (Joe Howell). 2/25
Experience: Fifth Season at Vanderbilt
Larry Day is in his fifth season with the Commodores and will once again work with the catchers and assist with the hitters.
Since Day's arrival Vanderbilt has enjoyed unprecedented success going to the school's first College World Series, winning a Southeastern Conference championship and three NCAA Regional championships along with three SEC Tournament runner-up finishes and two NCAA Super Regional appearances. Day has been instrumental in the development of the team's catchers, helping catchers Andrew Giobbi and Curt Casali be major league baseball draft selections.
A 2007 graduate of Connecticut, Day was a four-year starter for the Huskies and earned All-Big East honors his junior year. He was drafted in the by the New York Yankees in the 2007 draft and played for the Gulf Coast League Yankees and the Charleston River Dogs winning a league title with the GCL Yankees.
Day recorded 37 assists as catcher in his senior year at UConn. He hit .332 with 51 RBI as a junior, earning All-Big East plaudits. Day hit .298 and drove in 22 runs as sophomore and was a two-year captain at UConn. He played for Orleans in the Cape Cod League in 2006.
Day graduated from UConn with a bachelor's degree in political science.
The former St. John's Prep standout completed a summer coaching baseball for Orleans of the Cape Cod League in 2008. He is the founder and president of the Mike Baxter Fan Club.