Vanderbilt Baseball Weekly Report - Week 12

Jason Delay had a big weekend for the Dores in Missouri with four hits in two games.

May 5, 2014

Overall Record: 36-12, 14-10 SEC
Streak: Win 7

Last Week's Results (3-0)
Friday, May 2 at Missouri - W 8-3
Saturday, May 3 at Missouri - W 5-1
Sunday, May 4 at Missouri - W 3-1 

This Week (Times Central)
Tuesday, May 6 vs. #13 Louisville - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 8 at #5 Florida - 7:30 p.m. [TV - ESPNU]
Friday, May 9 at #5 Florida - 6 p.m.
Saturday, May 10 at #5 Florida - 11 a.m. [TV - FSN]

Pitcher of the Week Nominee

Carson Fulmer, RHP, 5-11, 195, Lakeland, Fla.
Weekly totals: 1G/1GS, 1-0, 6.0 IP, 4 H, 0R/0ER, 3 BB, 3 K

Continued his dominance as a starter, earning his third win in his third start with six scoreless innings at Missouri on Saturday.
Extended his scoreless streak to all 19 innings as a starter.
Has not faced more than four batters in an inning over his last two starts, spanning 13 innings.

Freshman of the Week Nominee

Jason Delay, C, 6-0, 190, Johns Creek, Ga.
Weekly totals: 2G/2GS, 6 AB, 4 R, 4 H, 2 2B, 2 RBI
Started two games on the weekend going 4-for-6 with two doubles.
Posted a career day in Friday night's win with a career-high three hits and three runs, also doubled twice and knocked in a run.
Drove in a run in Saturday's win giving him one RBI in four of his last five games.
Pitching staff allowed only three earned runs during his 16 innings behind the plate.

Commodore Notes
Vanderbilt extended the team's winning streak to seven games with a sweep at Missouri over the weekend... The Commodores won the school's first-ever game at Missouri on Friday night 8-3 behind a strong offense performance that saw all nine Dores in the lineup register hits... Freshmen Jason Delay and Bryan Reynolds led the way with three hits apiece... Delay's three hits set a new career-high and Reynolds smashed his team-best fourth home run of the year... Tyler Beede picked up the win allowing three runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts over five-plus innings... The Commodores clinched the series on Saturday 5-1 behind strong pitching performances from Carson Fulmer and Hayden Stone... Fulmer earned his third win in just his third start with six scoreless innings... The sophomore has not allowed a run in any of his three starts, spanning 19 innings... Stone worked the final three innings of the game to notch his second save of the season, striking out five... John Norwood led the offense with three hits to match his career-high, including two doubles... Vandy exploded for five runs in the third and cruised to victory... The Dores finished off the team's second straight series sweep and first SEC road sweep of the season on Sunday with a 3-1 win at Missouri... Adam Ravenelle worked 3.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen to earn the win... Brian Miller worked the final two frames, allowing only a double, to record his fifth save of the season... Dansby Swanson scored two of the Dores' three runs, doubling in the first and coming around to score... Xavier Turner doubled in two runs in the third and went 2-for-3... The Vanderbilt bullpen combined for 12.1 innings on the weekend allowing only one unearned run during the sweep... The Commodores face a challenging week ahead with Tuesday night's Battle of the Barrel against #13 Louisville set for 6:30 p.m. at Hawkins Field... The Dores then travel to #5 Florida to play on national television Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. CT on ESPNU as part of the network's SEC Thursday night package... The Commodores and Gators play Friday night at 6 p.m. CT and wrap up the series on Fox SportsNet on Saturday at 11 a.m. CT.



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