From Summer Issue of Commodore Nation
Commodores back on the field after winning national championship
Vandy back in Super Regional for fourth time in five years
By Ryan Schulz
Vanderbilt advances to the Super Regionals for the second year in a row
June 1, 2014
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Pictures of practice on Sunday, June 22, at TD Ameritrade Park.
Vanderbilt and Stanford in the final game of the Super Regional. VU won 12-5 to advance to the 2014 College World Series.
Vanderbilt and Stanford in game two of the NCAA Super Regional. (Photos by Steve Green)
Career Game Highs
2014 - Singled and walked in championship clinching win over Virginia 6/25... Worked a walk in 10th inning, winning rally against Texas 6/21 to advance to CWS Finals... Singled and scored in College World Series win over Louisville 6/14... Went 0-for-3 as the team's DH in win over Stanford 6/8 in Super Regional win... Went 0-for-3 in loss to Stanford 6/7... Picked up a pinch-hit, infield single in win over Stanford 6/6 in Super Regional... Came through with a walk-off hit in NCAA Regional championship game vs. Oregon 6/1, singling to left as a pinch hitter... Flew out to left field in his only at-bat vs. Xavier 5/30 in NCAA Regional... Singled in two at-bats vs. LSU 5/21 in SEC Tournament loss... Knocked in a run with an infield single in win over Tennessee 5/20 in SEC Tournament... Came off the bench to single as a pinch hitter against South Carolina 5/17... Struck out twice and went 0-for-3 in win vs. South Carolina 5/16... Posted his third straight two-hit game going 2-for-4 against South Carolina 5/15, 6-for-10 with five RBI in last three games... Drove in a career-high three runs and matched his career-best with two hits for the second straight game in win vs. SEMO 5/13... Posted his best day as a Commodore going 2-for-3 with two RBI and two runs scored to match career-bests in win at Florida 5/10... Came off the bench to pinch run vs. Louisville 5/6 going 0-for-1... Grounded out to first as a pinch hitter at Missouri 5/3... Went 0-for-1 vs. Georgia 4/25... Walked and went 0-for-1 vs. Memphis 4/22... Lined a single off the pitcher at Arkansas 4/20... Scored a run as a pinch runner and went 0-for-1 vs. MTSU 4/15... Drove in a run for the second straight game going 0-for-3 vs. Texas A&M 4/11... Started his first game in left field in a month going 1-for-4 with a RBI-double in win over Indiana State 4/8... Worked two walks and reached base four times at Tennessee 4/6... Grounded out in his only at-bat vs. UT-Martin 4/1... Went 0-for-3 vs. Kentucky 3/30... Went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts in win over Kentucky 3/29... Flew out to center field as a pinch hitter vs. Kentucky 3/28... Went 0-for-4 in win over Belmont 3/25... Posted a career-high two hits in win at Mississippi State 3/23 going 2-for-4 with two runs scored... Scored a run as the team's leadoff hitter in loss at Mississippi State 3/22... Singled and scored in loss at Mississippi State 3/21... Hit his first career home run with a two-run shot off the left field foul pole at Belmont 3/18... Scored a run and went 0-for-2 in win over LSU 3/15 G2... Went 0-for-2 vs. LSU 3/15 G1... Knocked in his first career run with a sacrifice fly vs. LSU 3/14 going 1-for-3 with a double... Flew out to left field in his only at-bat vs. Eastern Illinois 3/11... Went 0-for-2 in win over Winthrop 3/8... Walked as a pinch hitter in win at MTSU 3/5... Went 0-for-2 in win vs. Tennessee Tech 3/4... Singled and scored in loss to Evansville 2/26... Struck out as a pinch hitter vs. WKU 2/25... Went 0-for-1 off the bench against UIC 2/23... Started his first career game in left field against UIC 2/22 going 1-for-3 with his first stolen base... Grounded out to second in his only at-bat against UIC 2/21... Scored a run and went 1-for-4 in win against Lipscomb 2/19... Singled and dropped down his second sac bunt of the season in win at Long Beach State 2/16... Picked up his first collegiate hit with a single in win at Long Beach State 2/15... Started as the DH in the season opener at Long Beach State 2/14 going 0-for-3 with a walk.
High School - A four-year starter at Simeon HS, where he hit .525 as a senior earning All-State honors... Was a captain on the baseball team his final three years at Simeon... Made the 18U Team USA 40-man roster... Team won back-to-back city championships in 2012-13... Regional champs in 2012 and 2010 and Sectional champs in 2012... Played with numerous collegiate athletes at Simeon and summer ball, including Louisville's Corey Ray... Was a 40th round selection by the Chicago White Sox in 2013.