Vandy baseball dominates in SEC week 1

After a mistake filled Sunday loss to Oregon last week, Vanderbilt baseball re-grouped to beat Buffalo and sweep SEC foe Auburn. The No. 2 Commodores are off to their best SEC start since 1972.

LAST WEEK

Wednesday: W, 4-2 vs. Buffalo
Friday: W, 5-2 @ Auburn
Saturday: W, 8-1 @ Auburn
Sunday: W, 8-6 @ Auburn

TEAM HIGHLIGHTS

Tony Kemp: 8 hits, two doubles, 3 walks 2 RBIs, .579 on base percentage. Two-run triple on Wednesday allowed team to escape with a 4-2 win versus Buffalo. Three hit game against Auburn on Sunday. Kemp batted .500 for the week and .442 on the season.
Brian Miller: 4 saves, Allowed 1 hit in three innings pitched and just one walk. Three strikeouts. Miller has 7 saves and an outstanding 0.49 earned run average.
Rhett Wiseman: 5 hits, 2 doubles 5 RBIs, 2 walks .750 slugging percentage. The freshman slugger batted .417 for the week.
Tyler Beede: Took a no-hitter into the seventh inning on Saturday despite not having his best pitching game. Allowed just two hits over 6 2/3 innings. Beede leads the VU starters with a 0.89 ERA.
Mike Yastrzemski: Three hit game on Sunday. Yaz's average is up to .310.
Kevin Ziomek: Pitcher also took a no-hitter into the seventh. Gave up only one earned run on five hits and struck out five. Ziomek has a 0.92 ERA on the season.
Conrad Gregor: Picked up first home run of season in Friday's game, a solo blast.
Connor Harrell: Had a 3-run homer in Friday's win. Batting .286 for the season but leads the team with 30 RBIs.

The Commodores' 3-0 start in SEC play is the team's best since starting 3-0 in 1972.

VANDERBILT THIS WEEK

Wednesday 6 p.m.: @ Middle Tennessee
Friday 6:30 p.m.: Florida
Saturday 6 p.m.: Florida
Sunday Noon: Florida
SEC STANDINGS

EAST	CONF	GB	ALL

VAN	3-0	-	19-2
USC	2-1	1	17-3
KEN	2-1	1	16-3
TEN	1-2	2	10-9
FLA	1-2	2 	 9-12
MIZ	1-2	2 	 6-9
GEO	0-3	3 	 8-12
 
WEST	CONF	GB	ALL

TAM	3-0	-	14-7
OLM	2-1	1	20-2	
LSU	2-1	1	18-2
ALA  	2-1	1	11-9
MSU	1-2	2	19-4
ARK	1-2	2	14-7
AUB	0-3	3	13-6
SEC THIS WEEK

Florida @ Vanderbilt
Alabama @ Georgia
Arkansas @ South Carolina
Auburn @ LSU
Mississippi State @ Kentucky
Texas A&M @ Ole Miss
Missouri @ Tennessee

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