Baseball

Ro Coleman - 1

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Simeon

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 140

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
Switch/Right

Ro Coleman

04/15/2014

Diamond Diversity: Tim Corbin's squad contains talent from all backgrounds

From April issue of Commodore Nation

04/11/2014

Early deficit dooms Dores in opener

Sloppy second inning too much for VU to overcome

04/06/2014

Dores drop series at Tennessee

Vanderbilt held to season-low two hits in shutout loss

03/24/2014

Vanderbilt Baseball Weekly Report - Week 6

Commodores drop first series, prepare for Bruins & Wildcats

03/23/2014

Commodores salvage Sunday game at Miss. State

Ferguson, Fulmer pitch Vandy by Bulldogs

03/25/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Belmont (Howell)

Vanderbilt baseball defeats Belmont 2-1 on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Photos by Joe Howell.

03/04/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee Tech (Howell)

Vanderbilt defeated Tennessee Tech 4-0 at Hawkins Field. (Photos by Joe Howell)

01/24/2014

First Day of Baseball Practice

The Commodores opened practice on a crisp, cold day on Friday.

Career Game Highs
Hits:
2, 3/23 at Mississippi State
Runs:
*2, last 3/23 at Mississippi State
RBI:
2, 3/18 at Belmont
Walks:
2, 4/6 at Tennessee
HRs:
1, 3/18 at Belmont
Strikeouts:
*2, last 3/29 vs. Kentucky
Stolen Bases:
*1, last 4/8 vs. Indiana State

Corbin Quote:

2014 - 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.

Academics - Coleman is undecided on a major in his first year at Vanderbilt.

Personal - Ronell Coleman... Born 11/22/94... Son of Roynal Coleman and Willisa Jackson... Has one brother, Randal Jackson... His dad played professionally in the Cleveland Indians organization and uncle played professionally in Korea and in the New York Mets' system... Favorites include Jimmy Rollins (baseball player), Philadelphia Phillies (baseball team), Captain Crunch (late night snack), J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar and Nas (musicians)... Uses hungry as the one word to describe himself... Roommates with Jordan Sheffield... Chose Vanderbilt "to become a better person and baseball player."

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