Vanderbilt Baseball Weekly Review - Week 1

Anthony Gomez was one of two Commodores to have hits in all three games vs. Stanford.Anthony Gomez was one of two Commodores to have hits in all three games vs. Stanford.

Feb. 20, 2012

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Overall Record: 0-3; SEC: 0-0
Streak: Lost 3

Last Week's Results (0-3)
Friday, February 17 at #3 Stanford L8-3
Saturday, February 18 at #3 Stanford L9-5
Sunday, February 19 at #3 Stanford L18-5

This Week (Times Central)
Thursday, February 22 vs. Oakland 4 p.m. (Hawkins Field)
Friday, February 24 vs. Oregon 4 p.m. (Hawkins Field)
Saturday, February 25 vs. Oregon 2 p.m. (Hawkins Field)
Sunday, February 26 vs. Oregon 12 p.m. (Hawkins Field)

Standout Player
Connor Harrell, OF, 6-3, 215, Houston, Texas
• Weekly totals: 3G/3GS, 9AB, 3R, 4H, 5RBI, 2B, 2 HR
• Hit two, two-run home runs on Saturday for his first multi-home run game of his career.
• Singled in a run on Friday.
• One of only two Commodores (Anthony Gomez) to collect a hit in all three games.

Standout Pitcher
Steven Rice, LHP, 5-8, 180, Crawfordsville, Ind.
• Weekly totals: 1G/1GS, 2.0IP, 1H, 0R/0ER, 3BB, 3K
• Worked two scoreless innings on Saturday, the longest outing of his career.
• Struck out a career-best three.

Commodore Notes
The Commodores were swept in a three-game series at #3 Stanford... The sweep is the first for Vanderbilt since dropping three straight to Tennessee in 2009... The Cardinal claimed the season opener on Friday night with an 8-3 victory... Freshman Chris Harvey picked up two hits in his collegiate debut, including a double in his second at-bat... Fellow freshman Vince Conde knocked in two runs in the loss... VU starter Kevin Ziomek was pinned with his first giving up five runs on six hits over 3.1 innings... The Commodores dropped a 9-5 decision on Saturday making four errors in the loss... Connor Harrell led the way for Vandy with a pair of two-run homers, his first multi-home run game... Anthony Gomez contributed three hits and Mike Yastrzmeski went 2-for-3 with two runs scored... Freshman starter Tyler Beede took the loss allowing nine runs, five earned, on nine hits in 4.1 innings... Stanford completed the sweep with an 18-5 win over VU on Sunday... Vanderbilt scored four runs in the second inning to take the team's first lead of the weekend before giving up eight runs on five hits and four errors in the bottom of the inning... Anthony Gomez drove in two runs and went 2-for-5... Sam Selman gave up 12 runs, six earned, on eight hits over five-plus innings in the loss... For the weekend, the Commodores committed 11 errors something it took them 11 games to do a year ago.

In the polls Vanderbilt dropped to #17 in Baseball America.



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