Nashville (Vanderbilt) Regional Breakdown

By earning a bid to the NCAA Baseball Tournament the defending National Champion Vanderbilt Commodores have taken the first step towards repeating. Look inside for a breakdown of the four teams in the Vandy regional.

No.1 seed: VANDERBILT COMMODORES
Conference:
SEC
Record:
42-19 (20-10 SEC)
Rank (Coaches):
9
RPI (Nolan):
10
Batting average:
.289
Home runs:
57
ERA:
3.08
Opposing Batting average:
.220
Key wins:
UCLA, Florida, Texas A&M, Louisville, Arkansas
Top players:
Pitcher Carson Fulmer; short stop Dansby Swanson.
No.2 seed: RADFORD HIGHLANDERS
Conference:
Big South
Record:
43-14
Rank (Coaches):
26
RPI (Nolan):
15
Batting average:
.294
Home runs:
43
ERA:
3.71
Opposing Batting average:
.251
Key wins:
Coastal Carolina, Liberty, Charleston
Top players:
Outfielder Patrick Marshall; pitcher Michael Boyle.
No.3 seed: INDIANA HOOSIERS
Conference:
Big Ten
Record:
34-22
Rank (Coaches):
NR
RPI (Nolan):
32
Batting average:
.276
Home runs:
32
ERA:
3.41
Opposing Batting average:
.245
Key wins:
Cal State Fullerton, Stanford, Louisville, Ohio State, Iowa.
Top players:
Pitcher Luke Harrison; designated hitter Scott Donley.
No.4 seed: LIPSCOMB BISON
Conference:
Atlantic Sun
Record:
39-18 (13-8)
Rank (Coaches):
NR
RPI (Nolan):
71
Batting average:
.278
Home runs:
37
ERA:
3.66
Opposing Batting average:
.253
Key wins:
Vanderbilt, Alabama.
Top players:
Pitcher Ian Martinez-McGraw; left fielder Jonathan Allison.

Vandy will face Lipscomb at 7 pm CT on Friday.

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