Baseball banquet and alumni game info

Nashville, Tenn.-- Vanderbilt baseball will hold its 2006 Meet the Commodores Banquet this Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Marriott Stadium Club.

The banquet will start with autographs and a social hour with dinner served at 7:30 p.m. All guests will receive a 2006 Baseball Poster, media guide and schedule cards. Head Coach Tim Corbin will introduce the 2006 Commodores and hand out the awards for the 2005 team. Vanderbilt's Joe Fisher will serve as emcee of the evening's events.

Tickets for the banquet are $35 for adults and $12 for children. Corporate tables ($600) are also available by calling Director of Baseball Operations Mike Calitri at 615-322-3716. Seating is limited to the first 400 guests, so interested parties should call as soon as possible.

In addition to the banquet, this year the Commodores will have an alumni game on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. at Hawkins Field. The game will feature the 2006 baseball squad against former Vanderbilt players. Those scheduled to play for the alumni team are Jeremy Sowers, Jensen Lewis, Ryan Mullins, Cesar Nicholas, Ryan Klosterman and Mike Baxter among others.

If there is inclimate weather, the game will be rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 12 at 1:00 p.m.

Saturday's event is free to the public, however donations are welcome. Donations will support Nashville's inner city baseball programs.

More information on both events can also be found on the baseball page at

Friday, Feb. 10 2006 Meet The Commodores Banquet 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 11 Alumni Baseball Game 11 a.m.

Alumni Roster

Klosterman Ryan INF 2003, 2004 5th Round - Toronto Blue Jays 04' Clermont, FL

Mansolino Tony INF/C 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 26th Round - Pittsburgh Pirates 05' Collierville, TN

Kim Gil INF 2003, 2004, 2005 N/A Pottsville, PA

Simpson, Zack INF 2002, 2003, 2004 N/A Fayetteville, AK

Richardson, Antoan OF 2004, 2005 San Francisco Giants Nassau, Bahamas

Baxter, Mike OF 2004, 2005 San Diego Padres White Stone, NY

Douillard, Jon C 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Chicago Cubs Acworth, GA

Nicolas, Cesar INF 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Arizona Diamondbacks Miami, FL

Sowers, Jeremy LHP 2002, 2003, 2004 Cleveland Indians Louisville, KY

Cabrera, Ulises SS 2000, 2001 Texas Rangers Santo Domingo, D.R.

Scott, Worth OF 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Independent League Hendersonville, TN

*Zeller, Matt OF 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Independent League Leawood, KS

*Sues, Jeff RHP 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 Pittsburgh Pirates Red Bank, NJ

*Ransom, Robert RHP 2001, 2002, 2003 23rd Round - Chicago Cubs 03' Atlanta, GA

Lewis, Jensen RHP 2003, 2004, 2005 Cleveland Indians Cincinnati, OH

Owen, Blake RHP 2003, 2004 6th Round - Baltimore 05' Cross Plains, TN

Rote, Ryan RHP 2004, 2005 Chicago White Sox Delafield, WS

Beal, Andy LHP 1998, 1999, 2000 5th Round- New York Yankees Palatka, FL

*Johnston, Clinton OF 1996, 1997, 1998 1st Round- Pittsburgh Vero Beach, FL

Mullins, Ryan LHP 2003, 2004, 2005 Minnesota Twins Nashville, TN

Daunic, Willy LHP 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 Toronto Blue Jays Boston, MA

Geshke, Kevin OF 1999, 2000, 2001 N/A Nashville, TN Top Stories