Vanderbilt 2018 Baseball World Series Capsule


Vanderbilt Commodores

SEC (31-25, 16-15)

Big Wins: 2/16 Duke (9-1), 4/7 Georgia (8-3), 4/15 Mississippi (8-7)
Bad Losses: 3/14 Eastern Kentucky (5-6), 3/21 vs Belmont (5-8), 3/27 vs Lipscomb (1-5)
Coach: Tim Corbin
Key Field Players:
Austin Martin, Freshman, IF, .332 BA, 17 RBI, 21 SB
Philip Clarke, Freshman, C, .302 BA, 33 RBI
Connor Kaiser, Junior, IF, .284 BA, 34 RBI
Pat DeMarco, Freshman, OF, .276 BA, 9 HR, 40 RBI
Stephen Scott, Junior, OF/C, .250 BA, 12 HR, 36 RBI
Ethan Paul, Junior, IF, .234 BA, 8 HR, 39 RBI
Key Pitchers:
Drake Fellows, Sophomore, P, 3.81 ERA, 6-4 W/L, 85.0 IP, 94 SO
Mason Hickman, Freshman, P, 4.96 ERA, 7-2 W/L, 65.1 IP, 60 SO
Patrick Raby, Junior, P, 3.47 ERA, 4-5 W/L, 62.1 IP, 52 SO
By the Numbers:
Batting Average: .264 (182nd in nation, 12th in conference)
Double Plays per Game: 0.58 (257, 11)
Doubles per Game: 1.75 (113, 10)
Earned Run Average: 4.21 (91, 10)
Fielding Percentage: .983 (3, 1)
Home Runs per Game: 0.93 (53, 8)
Scoring Offense: 6.2 (83, 8)
Slugging Percentage: .414 (85, 10)
Stolen Bases per Game: 1.71 (20, 1)
Triples per Game: 0.20 (165, 5)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2013Regionallost to Indiana, defeated Florida, eliminated by Austin Peay
2012Regionallost to Purdue, eliminated by Kentucky
2017Regionaldefeated St. John's, defeated Clemson, lost to Clemson, eliminated by Clemson
2017Super Regionaleliminated by Oregon State
2016Regionallost to Xavier, eliminated by Washington
2015Regionaldefeated Lipscomb, defeated Indiana, defeated Radford
2015Super Regionaldefeated Illinois
2015CWSdefeated Cal State Fullerton, defeated TCU, defeated TCU
2015CWS Championshipdefeated Virginia, lost to Virginia, eliminated by Virginia
2014Regionaldefeated Xavier, defeated Oregon, defeated Oregon
2014Super Regionaldefeated Stanford, lost to Stanford, defeated Stanford
2014CWSdefeated Louisville, defeated UC Irvine, defeated Texas, defeated Texas, defeated Virginia, lost to Virginia, defeated Virginia
2013Regionaldefeated East Tennessee State, defeated Illinois, lost to Georgia Tech, defeated Georgia Tech
2013Super Regionallost to Louisville, eliminated by Louisville
2012Regionaldefeated North Carolina Wilmington, defeated North Carolina State, lost to North Carolina State, eliminated by North Carolina State
2011Regionaldefeated Belmont, defeated Troy, defeated Belmont
2011Super Regionaldefeated Oregon State
2011CWSdefeated North Carolina, lost to Florida, defeated North Carolina, eliminated by Florida
2010Regionaldefeated Illinois State, lost to Louisville, defeated Illinois State, defeated Louisville, defeated Louisville
2010Super Regionaleliminated by Florida State
2009Regionallost to Middle Tennessee, defeated Indiana, defeated Middle Tennessee, defeated Louisville, eliminated by Louisville
2008Regionallost to Oklahoma, defeated Stony Brook, eliminated by Oklahoma
2007Regionaldefeated Austin Peay, lost to Michigan, defeated Austin Peay, defeated Michigan, eliminated by Michigan
*all team stats through 5/20