Vanderbilt Baseball Weekly Report - Week 8

Vince Conde went 8-for-16 during the week and is hitting .500 in SEC games.

April 7, 2014

Overall Record: 25-8, 6-6 SEC
Streak: Loss 2

Last Week's Results (2-2)
Tuesday, April 1 vs. UT-Martin - W 5-0
Friday, April 4 at Tennessee - W 6-4
Saturday, April 5 at Tennessee - L 10-9
Sunday, April 6 at Tennessee - L 7-0 

This Week (Times Central)
Tuesday, April 8 vs. Indiana State - 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 11 vs. Texas A&M - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 12 vs. Texas A&M - 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 13 vs. Texas A&M - 1 p.m.

Player of the Week Nominee

Vince Conde, IF, 6-0, 190, Oviedo, Fla.
Weekly totals: 4G/4GS, 16AB, 5R, 8H (.500), 2 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 SB
Commodores' shortstop continued his hot streak going 8-for-16 during the week, including four multi-hit games.
The junior stepped up on Friday night at Tennessee to help VU erase a three-run deficit going 2-for-4 with two RBI and a double.
He followed up on Saturday with a career game going 4-for-5 and finishing a triple shy of the cycle.
His performance Saturday netted career-bests with four hits, three runs, two stolen bases and matched his career-high with a solo homer.
Conde had one of the Dores' two hits on Sunday to push his hitting streak to seven games and has reached base in 19 straight games.
The Oviedo, Fla. native is hitting .500 (21-for-42) with 13 RBI through Vandy's first 12 league games.

Commodore Notes
Vanderbilt split the team's four games during the week beating UT-Martin on Tuesday before dropping two-of-three at Tennessee over the weekend... The Commodores recorded the team's fifth shutout of the season against the Skyhawks with four pitchers combining for the blanking and Walker Buehler earning the win with four innings of work... A five-run fourth inning led the way with Xavier Turner, Dansby Swanson and John Norwood each collecting two hits in the win... The Dores battled back from an early three-run deficit to win the series opener at Tennessee 6-4 on Friday... Tyler Beede earned the win working a career-best eight innings and allowing four runs on five hits with six strikeouts... Carson Fulmer nailed down his ninth save with a spotless ninth inning... The Commodores racked up six doubles with Jason Delay and Xavier Turner picking up two apiece... Vince Conde drove in two runs in the victory... Vanderbilt lost a marathon game with two outs in the bottom of the ninth on Saturday 10-9... The Volunteers rallied for two runs in the ninth off Carson Fulmer to drop the Dores... Vandy matched a season-high with five errors in the loss, allowing six unearned runs... Vince Conde's career night went to waste as the junior went 4-for-5 with a home run, three runs and two stolen bases to set career-bests... Xavier Turner chipped in his first career home run with a solo shot in the third inning to push his hitting streak to 19 games... Dansby Swanson pushed his hitting streak to 13 games with a single in the third... Vanderbilt struggled in the series finale with a season-low two hits in a 7-0 loss on Sunday... Tyler Ferguson took the loss allowing seven runs, five earned, on six hits over 4.1 innings... Chris Harvey and Vince Conde each singled in the loss... Dansby Swanson saw his 13-game hitting streak come to an end but has still reached base in every game this season with a walk pushing the streak to 33 games... Conde finished the week 8-for-16 with five runs and four RBI to lead the VU offense... The Commodores host four home games this week beginning Tuesday against Indiana State at 6:30 p.m.... The Dores welcome Texas A&M to Hawkins Field for the first time beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m., 2 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.



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