The Commodores open SEC Tournament play on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
May 20, 2013
Overall Record: 48-7, 26-3 SEC
Streak: Win 1
Last Week's Results (3-1)
Tuesday, May 14 vs. Belmont - Win 6-1
Thursday, May 16 vs. Alabama - Win 7-6
Friday, May 17 vs. Alabama - Loss 5-4 (10 inn.)
Saturday, May 18 vs. Alabama - Win 14-10
This Week (Times Central)
Wednesday, May 22 - SEC Tournament (Hoover Met - Hoover, Ala.) 4:30 p.m. CT [TV-CSS]
Player of the Week Nominee
Tony Kemp, IF, 5-6, 160, Franklin, Tenn.
Weekly totals: 4G/4GS, 20AB, 4R, 9H, 3B, SB, 3RBI
Matched the SEC record for career triples with a two-run triple in Tuesday's win over Belmont. Equaled Florida's Brian Duva with 21 career triples in 61 fewer games.
Posted his seventh straight multi-hit game with two hits in Saturday's victory vs. Alabama.
Led off seven straight games with a hit dating back to May 8.
Wrapped up the league batting title, going 9-for-20 (.450) during the week to finish with a .408 average in the regular season.
Freshman of the Week Nominee
Walker Buehler, RHP, 6-1, 160, Lexington, Ky.
Weekly totals: 1G/1GS, W, 7.0IP, 7H, 2R/1ER, 1BB, 6K
Won his fourth game of the year with seven solid innings against Alabama on Thursday night in his first SEC start.
His seven innings set a new career-best and his six strikeouts are the second-most in his career.
Did not allow a runner past second base through the first four innings.
Vanderbilt wrapped up the regular season going 3-1 in the final week topping crosstown rival Belmont on Tuesday and winning the team's 18th straight series dating back to last year by taking two-of-three from Alabama over the weekend... Philip Pfeifer was strong over six innings to beat Belmont 6-1... The lefty turned in six scoreless innings for his third win of the season and second vs. the Bruins... The Commodores cranked out 13 hits led by three-hit games from>Tony Kemp, Rhett Wiseman and John Norwood... Vandy matched a season-best with its 14th straight win on Thursday night with a 7-6 win over Alabama on Thursday night... The Dores played long ball early in the game with Connor Harrell and Kyle Smith each hitting home runs... Freshman>Walker Buehler was solid over seven innings to earn his fourth win of the season... The Crimson Tide snapped the Commodores' winning streak on Friday night, winning 5-4 in 10 innings... Kevin Ziomek punched out 10 in five innings of a no decision, the fifth time this season he has struck out at least 10 in a start... Vanderbilt wrapped up the regular season in style on Saturday topping the Tide 14-10 to set the single-season wins record in the Southeastern Conference with the club's 26th league victory...>Tony Kemp posted his seventh straight multi-hit game with a pair of hits to wrap up the league batting title... Steven Rice notched his second straight win with 2.1 scoreless innings of relief... Vanderbilt's 26 SEC wins set the conference record, breaking South Carolina's record of 25 set in 2000... The Dores have now won 18 straight series dating back to last season, including all 14 this year... The Commodores wrap up the regular season a school record 48-7 and will be the No. 1 seed in the SEC Tournament.