Baseball Weekly Report - Week 11

Kevin Ziomek turned in his eighth start of at least seven innings on Friday.

April 29, 2013

Overall Record: 39-6, 19-2 SEC
Streak: Win 6

Last Week's Results (4-0)
Tuesday, April 23 at #12 Louisville - W 10-2
Friday, April 26 vs. #16 Mississippi State - W 3-1
Saturday, April 27 vs. #16 Mississippi State - W 5-2
Sunday, April 28 vs. #16 Mississippi State - W 8-3

This Week (Times Central)
Friday, May 3 at #15 South Carolina (Carolina Stadium) 6 p.m. [TV-FSN]
Saturday, May 4 at #15 South Carolina (Carolina Stadium) 11 p.m. [TV-FSN]
Sunday, May 5 at #15 South Carolina (Carolina Stadium) 12 p.m. [TV-CSS]

Player of the Week Nominee
Tony Kemp, IF, 5-6, 160, Franklin, Tenn.
• Weekly totals: 4G/4GS, 14AB, 7R, 9H, 2B, 3B, 3SB
• Posted three multi-hit games during the week to bring his total to a team-best 20 multi-hit games for the season.
• Singled three times and scored three wins in win at #12 Louisville stealing two bases.
• Collected four hits in Saturday's win over #16 Mississippi State, including his 20th career triple to leave him one shy of the Southeastern Conference record.
• Doubled to start the Commodores' five-run rally in the first inning en route to completing a sweep of Mississippi State on Sunday.

Pitcher of the Week Nominee
Kevin Ziomek, LHP, 6-3, 200, Amherst, Mass.
• Weekly totals: 1G/1GS, 7.0IP, 4H, 1R/1ER, 3BB, 9K
• Turned in his eighth start of the season of at least seven innings in his eighth win of the year against Mississippi State.
• Struck out nine over seven innings allowing only one run on four hits and three walks.
• Won his third game in his last four starts.

Commodore Notes
Vanderbilt posted four wins over two ranked opponents during the week topping #12 Louisville on Tuesday before sweeping #16 Mississippi State over the weekend... The Commodores traveled to Louisville and hammered the Cardinals 10-2 to win the Battle of the Barrel for the second straight year... Vince Conde drove in a career-best four runs and Mike Yastrzemski added three more RBI... Walker Buehler earned his third career win with 5.1 innings... Vanderbilt opened the weekend with a 3-1 win on Friday over Mississippi State... Mike Yastrzemski drove in two runs in support of Kevin Ziomek, who notched his eighth win of the season with seven innings and nine strikeouts... The Commodores clinched the team's 11th straight series of the season with a 5-2 victory on Saturday... Tyler Beede stayed perfect on the season winning his 11th game of the year allowing two runs over seven innings with seven strikeouts... Tony Kemp went 4-for-4 with two runs scored... Vanderbilt finished off the team's seventh sweep of the season and fifth in Southeastern Conference play with an 8-3 win over the Bulldogs on Sunday... The Dores jumped out to an early 7-0 lead to cruise to victory behind T.J. Pecoraro, who earned the win with five-plus innings... Conrad Gregor led the way from the plate going 3-for-3 with three runs scored and three RBI, including a solo homer over the right field bleachers in the seventh inning... The Dores improved to 19-2 in SEC play with the sweep setting the best mark through 21 games in conference history... Vanderbilt will not play a midweek game this week and returns to action on Friday at #15 South Carolina.



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