Photo Gallery: Vandy tops WKU

The Vanderbilt Commodores (25-11) defeated Sun Belt Conference contenders Western Kentucky (12-24) 10-6 Wednesday night in Bowling Green. Katy Hamlett compiled this exclusive photo gallery.

Matt Buschmann (3-2) lead the Dores through four innings, giving up only one run and three hits.

A Warner Jones double sent Mike Baxter home for the first score of the game in the first inning.

Greg Moviel relieved Buschmann after four innings. VU Head Coach Tim Corbin took the sophomore out after one inning, following five earned runs by WKU.

Dominic De La Osa scored on a hit by Carter Hawkins in the fifth inning. De La Osa earned 2s across the board, earning two RBIs, two hits, and two runs in the contest against Western Kentucky.

Baxter earned his sixth home run of the season in the fifth inning. De La Osa and outfielder Stephen Shao also hit balls out of Nick Denes Field Wednesday night.

Freshmen lefty Cody Crowell earned his first save of the year after relieving Moviel in the sixth inning. The Massachusetts native held the Hilltoppers at six runs and gave up only two hits through four innings.

Despite complaints of minor arm pains in the eigth inning, Tony Mansolino had three hits and one run against the Hilltoppers. Mansolino ended the game in the bottom of the ninth inning catching a low flyer at third base.


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