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Florida 5 Vanderbilt 0
Third-seeded Florida (45-16) captured its first SEC Tournament Championship since 1991 with a 5-0 shutout of fourth-seeded Vanderbilt (47-10) on Sunday afternoon in front of 7,845 fans at Regions Park. It was the sixth SEC Tourney crown for the Gators, which previously brought home the hardware in 1981, 1982, 1984, 1988 and 1991. Continue reading
#2 Vanderbilt 3 #18 Arkansas 2
Hoover, Ala. – Vanderbilt scored early and held on late to eliminate Arkansas 3-2 in the Southeastern Conference Saturday at Regions Park.
#18 Arkansas 4 Alabama 1
HOOVER, Ala. – Freshman Ryne Stanek turned in the best outing of his young collegiate career, allowing just one run on two hits in a career-long 7.2 innings, while Kyle Robinson homered and drove in two runs as No. 20 Arkansas defeated Alabama, 4-1, on Friday afternoon at Regions Park. Continue reading
Here is your 2011 SEC Tournament Day 2 Recap.
#18 Arkansas 7 Mississippi State 2
HOOVER, Ala. – Arkansas scored the first five runs of the game, including four in the first inning, and the top five batters in the Arkansas order combined to go 12-for-22 with six runs scored and four RBI as the Razorbacks cruised to a 7-2 win over Mississippi State in an elimination game at the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Tournament Day 1 Recap.
Alabama 7 Arkansas 4
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama used a five-run first inning and starting pitcher Nathan Kilcrease struck out a career-high 10 batters as the Crimson Tide posted a 7-4 win over the No. 18 ranked Arkansas Razorbacks in the opening game of the 2011 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament on Wednesday morning from Regions Park in Hoover, Ala. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for May 21st.
#2 South Carolina 3 Alabama 2
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – SEC CHAMPS!!! Second ranked South Carolina (44-12, 22-8 SEC) broke out of the gates with an early two-run lead and behind solid work from starter Colby Holmes and three relievers the Gamecocks defeated Alabama (32-24, 14-16) 3-2 on Saturday afternoon to claim at least a share of the SEC Championship. It is the school’s third SEC Championship in baseball and the first since the 2002 regular season. Carolina also claims at least a share of the SEC Eastern Division title, the school’s fifth (1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2011). South Carolina heads to Hoover, Ala. for the SEC Tournament as the No. 1 seed and will face the No. 8 seed Auburn at 5:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday May 25 at Regions Park. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for May 20th.
#2 South Carolina 6 Alabama 3
Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Christian Walker drove in three runs and Peter Mooney, Scott Wingo and Evan Marzilli were a combined 9-for-14 with four runs scored and a pair of RBI as second ranked South Carolina bounced back with a 6-3 win over Alabama on Friday evening in SEC baseball action. Carolina is 43-12 and 21-8 in the SEC, tied for first place with Florida and Vanderbilt going into the final day of action in league play. Alabama is 32-23 and 14-15 in the SEC. The rubber game of the series is set for 1 p.m. ET and will be televised live on CSS as well as on Time Warner Cable channel 506 in Columbia. It can also be heard on the Gamecock Radio Network. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for May 19th.
Alabama 2 #2 South Carolina 1
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Senior right hander Nathan Kilcrease held No. 2 South Carolina to a season-low five hits, pitching a complete game while allowing just one run to propel the Alabama baseball team to a 2-1 victory over the Gamecocks on Thursday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for May 15th
#6 Florida 6 #1 Vanderbilt 3 (12 innings)
Sophomore Mike Zunino (Cape Coral, Fla.) delivered a three-run homer in the 12th to lift No. 5 Florida (39-13/20-7 SEC) over No. 2 Vanderbilt (42-8/20-7 SEC), 6-3, on Sunday afternoon at Hawkins Field. With the dramatic victory, the Gators are now locked into a three-way tie for the league lead with the Commodores and No. 3 South Carolina (41-11/20-7 SEC) entering the final weekend of the regular season. UF will host Kentucky (24-28/7-20 SEC) starting on Thursday night at McKethan Stadium, while the Gamecocks finish at Alabama (31-22/13-14 SEC) and Vanderbilt travels to Georgia (26-26/15-12 SEC). Continue reading
Here is your SEC Recap for May 14th.
Game 1: #6 Florida 6 #1 Vanderbilt 5
Senior Josh Adams (Jacksonville, Fla.) cranked a game-tying homer to begin the ninth and senior Bryson Smith (Watkinsville, Ga.) snapped an 0-for-16 drought with an RBI double as No. 5 Florida (38-12/19-6 SEC) edged No. 2 Vanderbilt (41-7/19-6 SEC), 6-5, in the completion of Friday night’s suspended contest at Hawkins Field on Saturday afternoon. With the victory, the Gators are now tied with the Commodores for first place in the SEC standings with five contests remaining. Continue reading