Aaron Westlake, Joe Loftus and Gomez all had two hits and two runs scored to lead VU. Gomez pushed his hitting streak to 25 games with a first inning single. Justin Guidry and Will Skinner each had two hits for the Raiders in the loss.
Dores' starter T.J. Pecoraro earned his fifth win giving up one unearned run on one hit with three strikeouts over two innings. Sam Selman, Jack Armstrong and Kevin Ziomek all pitched two scoreless frames with Navery Moore pitching a scoreless ninth inning to seal the victory. MTSU starter Joey McClung was saddled with the loss allowing seven runs on seven hits in two innings.
The Commodores return to action against No. 21 Alabama on Friday night at Hawkins Field. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m. and the game will be televised on CSS and streamed over the Internet on ESPN3.com. For ticket information visit vucommodores.com or call 615.322.GOLD.
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