OMAHA, Neb. – The Virginia baseball team evened the College World Series Finals at a game apiece by blanking Vanderbilt, 3-0, Tuesday night in front of 24,645 fans at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. The Cavaliers (43-24) forced a deciding Game 3 at 8 p.m. Wednesday to determine the national champion. UVa is seeking its first national championship.
Nashville, Tenn. – A plan to enhance Vanderbilt University’s baseball facilities focuses on the full development of student athletes and would provide space for instruction, team building, coaching and settings that can foster interactions with returning professional players and fellow graduates.
“The planned project builds on Coach Tim Corbin’s vision for our baseball program – to not just prepare our players for success in baseball, but to ensure they have the skills, network and lifelong ‘home’ where they return frequently to help us build the next set of leaders and players,” said David Williams, Vanderbilt athletics director and vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs. Continue reading Enhancements to Vanderbilt baseball facilities will focus on success→
OMAHA, Neb. – A solo home run by Zander Wiel in the seventh inning proved decisive in a tightly
contested 1-0 victory for Vanderbilt over No. 7-seed TCU in the 2015 Men’s College World Series at TD
Ameritrade Park Omaha.
DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced the semifinalists for the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award on Friday. Twenty-one athletes from around the country were named semifinalists for the 38th Golden Spikes Award, sponsored by Major League Baseball and presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation to the top amateur baseball player in the U.S. Continue reading USA Baseball Names Twenty-One Golden Spikes Award Semifinalists→
Vanderbilt’s Xavier Turner will not play the 2015 season with the Commodores according to head coach Tim Corbin. Turner was suspended during the College World Series and has not appeared in a game since then. It is an interesting decision as Turner could have gone to a junior college and be picked in the 2015 draft.
The Commodores open the 2015 slate at home against Santa Clara on February 13 with a three-game series and host non-conference weekend series against Illinois-Chicago (Feb. 20-22) and Illinois State (Feb. 27-March 1) before traveling to Los Angeles to play in the Dodgertown Classic. The Dores will play games against USC, UCLA and TCU over the weekend with Sunday’s game against 2014 College World Series participant TCU taking place at Dodger Stadium. Continue reading Vanderbilt releases 2015 Schedule→