Head-to-Head: Vanderbilt vs. Illinois State

It's do or die time again. The Vanderbilt baseball squad hopes to make it past the NCAA regionals for the first time since 2004. First up is scrappy Illinois State, a team the Commodores defeated, 9-2, back in early March.

No. 2 Seed Vanderbilt (41-17) vs. No. 3 Seed Illinois State (31-22)



Gametime: 1 p.m. CT/ 2 p.m. ET
Venue: Jim Patterson Stadium (2,500)
Radio: 560 AM, WNSR
TV: None, however will be shown at www.uoflsports.com
Game discussion: VandyMania.com baseball forum.

CATEGORYILLINOIS ST.VANDERBILT
Batting Average 0.295 0.312
Scoring 7.1 7.4
Runs 378.0 432.0
Hits 544.0 633.0
Doubles Per Game 2.17 2.4
Doubles 115.0 139.0
Triples Per Game 0.28 0.1
Triples 15.0 6.0
Home Runs Per Game 0.89 0.93
Home Runs 47.0 54.0
Slugging Percentage 0.45 0.467
Stolen Bases Per Game 1.74 1.26
Stolen Bases 92.0 73.0
Base on Balls 252.0 265.0
Sacrifice Bunts 37.0 44.0
Hit by Pitch 68.0 110.0
Sacrifice Flies 22.0 25.0
Earned Run Average 5.35 3.64
Strikeouts Per Nine Innings 7.0 8.5
Hits Allowed Per Nine Innings 9.55 8.93
Walks Allowed Per Nine Innings 3.8 3.22
Fielding Percentage 0.962 0.974
Double Plays Per Game 0.89 0.98
Double Plays 47.0 57.0
WL Pct 0.585 0.707

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