April 1, 2013
Overall Record: 25-4
Streak: Win 6
Last Week's Results (4-0)
Tuesday, March 26 vs. Lipscomb - Win 4-1
Friday, March 29 vs. Tennessee - Win 4-3 (12)
Saturday, March 30 vs. Tennessee - Win 8-3
Sunday, March 31 vs. Tennessee - Win 12-8
This Week (Times Central)
Tuesday, April 2 vs. Middle Tennessee State (Hawkins Field) 6:30 p.m. Click here to watch.
Friday, April 5 at Ole Miss (Swayze Field) 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 6 at Ole Miss (Swayze Field) 4 p.m.
Sunday, April 7 at Ole Miss (Swayze Field) 1 p.m.
Pitcher of the Week Nominee
Brian Miller, RHP, 6-4, 200, Franklin, Tenn.
Weekly totals: 2G/0GS, W, SV, 7.1IP, 5H, 0R/0ER, 0BB, 9K
Worked the final 2.1 innings vs. Lipscomb on Tuesday to earn his eighth save of the season and leave him three shy of the single-season school record.
Struck out three in his perfect 2.1 innings against the Bisons.
Turned in a career-high five innings in Friday night's win over Tennessee allowing no runs and striking out a career-best six to earn his fourth win of the season.
Freshman of the Week Nominee
Carson Fulmer, RHP, 5-11, 190, Lakeland, Fla.
Weekly totals: 2G/0GS, 2SV, 2.0IP, 3H, 1R/1ER, 0BB, 4K
Earned his first career save on Saturday against Tennessee entering in a one-run game with runners on second and third before striking out the first two batters he faced to end the threat.
Struck out a career-best four batters in Saturday's victory.
Recorded the final out of Sunday's game getting the final batter to pop up with the bases loaded.
Vanderbilt posted a perfect 4-0 week with a midweek win over Lipscomb and a series sweep of Tennessee... The Commodores' week started off with the team's eighth home game to start in 30-degree temperatures and a 4-1 win over the Bisons... Xavier Turner, Jack Lupo and Tony Kemp pulled off a triple steal in the third inning with Turner sliding across home plate to steal home... Freshman Tyler Ferguson earned his second win of the season with 4.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen... Vanderbilt outlasted Tennessee on a wet Friday night in 12 innings to win 4-3... Spencer Navin was the hero, driving in the winning run with a single to right field... Brian Miller earned the win in relief with a career-best five innings allowing no runs and striking out a career-high six batters... VU starter Kevin Ziomek struck out 10 in his seven innings to mark the fourth time in his seven starts this year he has struck out at least 10 in a game... The Dores clinched their seventh series of the season with an 8-3 victory on Saturday... Tyler Beede stayed perfect winning his seventh game in his seventh start, giving up two runs on four hits over a career-best 7.1 innings and matching a career-best with nine strikeouts... Chris Harvey's three-run triple blew the game open as part of a five-run eighth inning... The Commodores finished the sweep of the Volunteers on Sunday in a back-and-forth game rallying late to win 12-8... Freshman Kyle Smith's grand slam in the seventh inning gave VU its first lead of the day and the team never looked back... Mike Yastrzemski matched a career-best with four hits as nine Commodores had at least one of the team's 16 hits... Jared Miller earned the win in relief with two shutout frames and freshman Carson Fulmer notched his second save in as many days... The Commodores' 8-1 start in league play is the best since 1972 when the team started 10-1 in the SEC... Vanderbilt hosts a rematch with Middle Tennessee State on Tuesday before returning to the road in Southeastern Conference play at Ole Miss for the weekend... The trip to Oxford, Miss. will be the Commodores' first since 2008.