Commodores host Buffalo, open SEC play at Auburn this week
Tony Kemp collected eight hits in the Dores' four games last week.
March 11, 2013
Overall Record: 15-2
Streak: Loss 1
Last Week's Results (3-1) Tuesday, March 5 vs. Eastern Illinois - Win 8-3
Friday, March 8 at #15 Oregon - Win 4-1
Saturday, March 9 at #15 Oregon - Win 4-2
Sunday, March 10 at #15 Oregon - Loss 7-5
This Week (Times Central) Wednesday, March 13 vs. Buffalo (Hawkins Field) 4 p.m.
Friday, March 15 at Auburn (Plainsman Park) 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 16 at Auburn (Plainsman Park) 2:15 p.m. (TV - SportSouth)
Sunday, March 17 at Auburn (Plainsman Park) 1 p.m.
Player of the Week Nominee Tony Kemp, INF, 5-6, 160, Franklin, Tenn.
Weekly totals: 4G/4GS, 14AB, 5R, 8H, 2B, 3B, 4RBI, 2BB, 1K
Collected at least one hit in all four games during the week, including three multi-hit games at #15 Oregon over the weekend.
Drove in two runs in Friday night's win over Oregon going 2-for-4 with his school record 17th career triple.
Picked up three more hits in Saturday's win driving in a run and scoring one.
His first inning single on Sunday led to the Dores' first run.
Pitcher of the Week Nominee Kevin Ziomek, LHP, 6-3, 200, Amherst, Mass.
Weekly totals: 1G/1GS, W, 9.0IP, 2H, 1R/1ER, 1BB, 13K
Tossed his second consecutive complete game allowing one run on two hits against #15 Oregon on Friday night.
The lefty dominated allowing only one base runner and no hits after the fourth inning, retiring 18 of the final 19 batters he faced.
Ziomek fanned at least one batter in all nine innings and struck out eight Ducks at least once.
Over his last two starts the junior has two complete game wins striking out 28 and allowing one run on three hits with four walks.
Commodore Notes Vanderbilt won three games to push the winning streak to 13 games before dropping the series finale at #15 Oregon on Sunday... The #2 Commodores topped Eastern Illinois 8-3 on Tuesday in the Dores' fifth straight game to start with the temperature in the 30s... Freshman Walker Buehler earned his first collegiate win working six scoreless innings... Vince Conde collected a career-best three hits as Vandy cranked out 15 hits in the victory... Kevin Ziomek dominated again on Friday night, tossing his second straight complete game in a win at #15 Oregon... Ziomek punched out 13 batters and allowed only one run on two hits for his fourth win of the season... Over his last two starts Ziomek has 28 strikeouts in 18 innings while allowing one run on three hits and four walks... Tony Kemp and Jack Lupo each knocked in two runs... The Commodores clinched the series at #15 Oregon on Saturday with a 4-2 victory... Tony Kemp led the way with three hits as Tyler Beede notched his fourth win with 6.2 innings on the bump... Brian Miller tossed 2.1 innings to earn his third save... #15 Oregon rallied by Vanderbilt on Sunday to salvage the series finale 7-5... The Dores' bullpen was tagged for three unearned runs as the Ducks scored five runs on one hit in the eighth inning... Mike Yastrzemski drove in two runs, including a solo home run, and Tony Kemp picked up two more hits to push his series total to seven... Jared Miller took the loss with his walk scoring the winning run... This week Vanderbilt hosts Buffalo on Wednesday before traveling to Auburn to take on the Tigers in the first weekend of Southeastern Conference play.