Vanderbilt Postgame Notes NCAA Super Regional Game 1 June 10, 2011 Attendance: 3,349
Team Notes • This is Vanderbilt’s 10th all-time appearance in the NCAA Tournament. • This is Vanderbilt’s third appearance in the NCAA Super Regional. • Friday marked the first time Vanderbilt has hosted an NCAA Super Regional game. • Vanderbilt is one win from reaching its first College World Series. • The 11 runs scored by Vanderbilt were the most ever by the Commodores in an NCAA Super Regional game. • Vanderbilt has now scored at least 10 runs in three of four NCAA Tournament games. • This is the first time Vanderbilt has won the first Super Regional game of the series. • 10 out of the 11 runs scored by Vanderbilt tonight were with two outs.
Individual Notes • Sonny Gray now has 27 career wins … The all-time leader is Jeff Peeples (1970-73) with 29 … Gray pitched 6.2 innings, allowing four hits and just one run. • Corey Williams pitched the final 2.1 innings without surrendering a hit. • Mike Yastrzemski had a career-high four RBI, topping his previous best of three … Three of Yastrzemski’s RBI came on a three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning … The homer was his third of the season and first since April 23. • Jason Esposito hit his ninth homerun of the season and finished with two hits and three RBI. • Tony Kemp went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run. • Conrad Gregor hit his eighth double of the year and went 1-for-2 with two walks. • Aaron Westlake walked in each of his first three appearances … The first and third walk came on four straight pitches.