A spirited crowd of Vanderbilt fans showed up on a pleasant day for baseball.
Vanderbilt catcher Shea Robin gets ready to swing. Robin, like many other Vanderbilt hitters, did not get a hit during the game.
David Price looks on the action during the third inning. Price had a good day on Friday, striking out 16.
Steve Crnkovich pitched an outstanding game against the Commodores, striking out 6 and walking none while allowing only 3 hits.
Andrew Giobbi picked up one of Vanderbilt's three hits on the day.
Nick Christiani pitched a fine game going for 7 1/3 innings and striking out 8 while scattering 6 hits and walking only 1.
Illinois-Chicago's Chad Schroeder awaits a pitch from Nick Chistiani.
Catcher Shea Robin threw out an Illinois-Chicago base runner to help preserve Vanderbilt's 17th victory.
Alex Feinberg gets ready to bat. Feinberg had a nice double in the fifth inning to score the game's only run.
The bottom of the eighth found Vanderbilt clinging to a 1-0 lead.
Stephen Shao pitched 2/3 of of the eighth inning and a portion of the ninth allowing a double.
Reliever Casey Weathers pitched the ninth inning and struck out two, including the Illinois-Chicago cleanup hitter Brett Schaefer. The Commodores improve to 17-0 and will face Illinois-Chicago again tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. CST.