VANDERBILT RE-VU Top-ranked Florida used three home runs to finish a sweep of Vanderbilt with an 8-2 win Sunday. Anthony Gomez pushed his hitting streak to 10 games and his RBI streak to six games. The Gators used a stellar outing from starter Brian Johnson and a four-run fifth inning to beat the Commodores 5-1 Saturday. Anthony Gomez pushed his hitting streak to nine games with his ninth multi-hit game. Top-ranked Florida beat Vanderbilt 10-2 in the teams' SEC opener Friday. Conrad Gregor had two hits and one RBI in the loss. The Commodores finished off a two-game sweep of Siena with an 11-4 weather-shortened win Wednesday night. Riley Reynolds scored three runs and hit his first career home run and Vince Conde belted his second round tripper of the season in the victory. Vanderbilt cruised by Siena with a 12-2 win Tuesday night. Keenan Kolinsky turned in 6.1 solid innings for his first collegiate victory and Tony Kemp and Anthony Gomez combined for eight hits and eight RBI.
ON THE BUMP Tuesday, March 20 LHP Keenan Kolinsky (1-0, 4.76) vs. RHP Ryan Billo (2-0, 3.24)
AT LEAST SEVEN TO WIN Vanderbilt has needed at least seven runs in a game to earn a win this season. The Commodores are 7-1 when scoring at least seven runs this season and 0-12 when scoring less than seven runs. Vandy was 33-1 last season when scoring at least seven runs and 21-11 when scoring six runs or less. The Dores are 1-11 when allowing five runs or more this season.
DOUBLE STREAK GOMEZ Junior Anthony Gomez enters today's game riding two different streaks. Gomez is riding a 10-game hitting streak going 17-for-41 during the streak with five multi-hit games. The infielder's other streak is a six-game RBI streak. Gomez has driven in 10 runs during that streak and leads the squad with 21 RBI.
RUNNING COMMODORES Vanderbilt has been on the run over the team's last five games stealing seven bases in seven attempts. The Dores' seven stolen bases over the last five games are half of the team's total (14) this season.
AGAINST THE ACES Vanderbilt hosts Evansville for the first time since 2008 when the Commodores topped the Purple Aces 4-3. Jonathan White's walk-off single in the ninth led Vandy to victory after Evansville posted three runs in the ninth to tie the game. The Dores hold a 31-16 advantage against Evansville in a series dating back to 1949 when the Purple Aces won 12-9.