Lexington, Ky. – Jensen Lewis pitched a two-hit complete game shutout in an 8-0 victory over Kentucky Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium. In his first career complete game shutout, he struck out a career-high 13 batters and improved to 8-2 on the season. It's the first time Kentucky has been shutout in 105 games.
May 13, 2005
Nashville, Tenn. – Mike Baxter and Warner Jones both hit home runs Saturday in Vanderbilt's 7-4 come-from-behind victory over #6 Ole Miss in front of a sellout crowd at Charles Hawkins Field. Jones' two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth put the Commodores in front to stay and Baxter's three-run blast in the seventh provided the winning margin. The Commodores had hit only one home run in their previous seven Southeastern Conference games this season (Jones at Miss State, March 18).
April 2, 2005
Vanderbilt hosted VMI on Saturday for the second of their two game series. The Commodores improved their record to 2-0 with an impressive 5-2 victory over the Keydets from Virginia Military. Sunday's game was rained out, but VandyMania staffer Katy Hamlett submitted these photos from Saturday's game.
February 20, 2005
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Sophomore right fielder Bill Kleinschrodt hit a shot up the middle scoring junior catcher Brian Hernandez for the game-winning run in the eighth inning, leading Vanderbilt to a 4-3 come-from-behind win over VMI in the Commodore season opener in front of an opening-day record sellout crowd at Hawkins Field.
February 18, 2005
Vanderbilt freshman outfielder Aaron Garza returns this weekend to his hometown of Austin, as the Commodores visit Texas for a best-of-three NCAA Super Regional series starting Friday at 6 p.m. CT (ESPN, 560 WNSR-AM). In this VandyMania exclusive, Garza looks back on his outstanding rookie season, and talks about the upcoming series vs. the No. 1 Longhorns.
June 9, 2004
Though he grew up ten minutes away from the University of Texas campus, and developed into one of the top baseball prospects in Central Texas, Vanderbilt freshman Aaron Garza never even drew a sniff from the hometown Longhorns. The snub by Texas will provide plenty of extra personal motivation for this weekend's Super Regional series, Garza said Tuesday. "I just really want to go out there and show them what type of player they missed out on."
June 8, 2004
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-– Aaron Garza knocked in three runs, and Commodore starter Matt Buschmann allowed only five hits and no earned runs as Vanderbilt defeated host Virginia 7-3 Sunday at Davenport Field before a partisan, sellout crowd of 2,530. The Commodores (45-17) advance to the NCAA Tournament Super Regional for the first time in school history; Vanderbilt will meet the University of Texas in a best-of-three series beginning Friday in Austin.
June 7, 2004