SEC Baseball Series Preview: South Carolina at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt-South Carolina Baseball Series Preview

The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to the Vanderbilt Commodores for a 3-game, Friday-Sunday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Braylen Wimmer of South Carolina
Braylen Wimmer of South Carolina
Hawkins Field (3,700)
Hawkins Field (3,700)
Enrique Bradfield Jr of Vanderbilt
Enrique Bradfield Jr. of Vanderbilt

Series Schedule April 14-16

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 7:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 3:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 2:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls South Carolina
Vanderbilt
3
31
1
9
215
178
Batting Average South Carolina
Vanderbilt
67
82
9
11
0.293
0.290
Double Plays Vanderbilt
South Carolina
23
231
1
10
28
16
Double Plays Per Game Vanderbilt
South Carolina
47
252
1
10
0.85
0.48
Doubles Vanderbilt
South Carolina
71
138
6
11
65
57
Doubles Per Game Vanderbilt
South Carolina
106
176
7
11
1.97
1.73
Earned Run Average South Carolina
Vanderbilt
4
5
2
3
3.10
3.18
Fielding Percentage Vanderbilt
South Carolina
11
98
3
13
0.981
0.973
Hit Batters Vanderbilt
South Carolina
247
286
11
14
28
21
Hit by Pitch South Carolina
Vanderbilt
5
51
1
5
77
50
Hits Vanderbilt
South Carolina
50
65
7
8
328
323
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Vanderbilt
South Carolina
1
11
1
6
6.27
7.46
Home Runs South Carolina
Vanderbilt
1
53
1
10
78
45
Home Runs Per Game South Carolina
Vanderbilt
1
68
1
10
2.36
1.36
On Base Percentage South Carolina
Vanderbilt
7
49
2
9
0.436
0.403
Runs South Carolina
Vanderbilt
6
21
3
6
316
277
Sacrifice Bunts South Carolina
Vanderbilt
146
146
4
4
10
10
Sacrifice Flies Vanderbilt
South Carolina
37
62
4
8
18
16
Scoring South Carolina
Vanderbilt
5
28
2
6
9.6
8.4
Shutouts Vanderbilt
South Carolina
3
10
3
4
6
4
Slugging Percentage South Carolina
Vanderbilt
5
61
3
11
0.566
0.482
Stolen Bases Vanderbilt
South Carolina
42
144
2
8
54
35
Stolen Bases Per Game Vanderbilt
South Carolina
57
163
2
7
1.64
1.06
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio South Carolina
Vanderbilt
5
27
2
5
3.65
2.77
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings South Carolina
Vanderbilt
19
38
7
10
10.6
10.1
Triple Plays
Triples Vanderbilt
South Carolina
60
188
6
12
9
5
Triples Per Game Vanderbilt
South Carolina
87
213
6
12
0.27
0.15
WHIP Vanderbilt
South Carolina
3
4
2
3
1.10
1.15
WL Pct South Carolina
Vanderbilt
1
7
1
5
0.879
0.818
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings South Carolina
Vanderbilt
6
35
2
4
2.92
3.64

Statistical Leaders

South Carolina Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Ethan Petry South Carolina 0.449 0.507 36 53 5 0 16 52 12 1
Talmadge LeCroy South Carolina 0.315 0.469 25 34 7 1 2 24 20 0
Braylen Wimmer South Carolina 0.313 0.422 42 40 6 1 9 30 19 13
Cole Messina South Carolina 0.305 0.430 40 39 8 1 10 39 21 4
Gavin Casas South Carolina 0.284 0.444 40 33 6 0 15 34 26 0
Dylan Brewer South Carolina 0.274 0.439 24 17 3 0 5 13 15 4
Carson Hornung South Carolina 0.270 0.515 17 17 4 0 3 19 27 0
Evan Stone South Carolina 0.222 0.410 21 14 2 0 2 9 14 3
Caleb Denny South Carolina 0.217 0.350 25 25 7 1 4 27 18 8

South Carolina Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Will Sanders South Carolina 2 1 4.79 0 41.1 32 25 22 12 41 0.242
Noah Hall South Carolina 5 1 3.29 0 41.0 38 15 15 9 43 0.241
Jack Mahoney South Carolina 2 0 3.41 0 34.1 39 15 13 11 45 0.250

Vanderbilt Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
RJ Schreck Vanderbilt 0.347 0.484 38 41 11 2 8 38 25 4
Matthew Polk Vanderbilt 0.307 0.388 17 27 3 1 4 20 3 4
RJ Austin Vanderbilt 0.295 0.397 29 39 8 0 4 29 19 3
Enrique Bradfield Jr. Vanderbilt 0.294 0.463 44 35 6 1 4 20 35 25
Parker Noland Vanderbilt 0.280 0.366 20 35 5 1 6 28 15 0
Jonathan Vastine Vanderbilt 0.280 0.354 26 35 10 2 3 25 16 3
Davis Diaz Vanderbilt 0.272 0.415 34 34 2 1 5 31 25 2
Jack Bulger Vanderbilt 0.228 0.360 23 21 4 0 3 20 16 2

Vanderbilt Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Devin Futrell Vanderbilt 6 1 2.21 0 40.2 25 10 10 9 33 0.174
Carter Holton Vanderbilt 4 0 2.58 0 38.1 29 11 11 12 45 0.213
Hunter Owen Vanderbilt 3 0 3.33 0 46.0 37 20 17 14 52 0.219

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

South Carolina

5

Vanderbilt

3

South Carolina Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
36 Cade Austin RHP 6′-3″ 230 RS So. Chapin SC
29 Matthew Becker LHP 6′-3″ 200 So. Chapin SC
7 Michael Braswell INF 6′-2″ 195 So. Mabelton GA
10 Dylan Brewer OF 6′-2″ 180 Sr. Latta SC
38 Zander Buchan C 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Columbia SC
52 Gavin Casas 1B 6′-4″ 230 Jr. Pembroke Pines FL
12 Jacob Compton 1B/OF 6′-1″ 225 Jr. Olive Branch MS
31 David Cromer OF 6′-2″ 225 RS So. Lexington SC
11 Caleb Denny OF 6′-2″ 195 Jr. Owasso OK
16 Dylan Eskew RHP 6′-3″ 190 So. Tampa FL
26 Jonathan French C 5′-11″ 235 Sr. Lilburn GA
35 Connor Fuhrman OF 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Daleville VA
33 Noah Hall RHP 6′-0″ 190 Sr. Charlotte NC
34 James Hicks RHP 6′-2″ 190 RS Jr. Conway AR
15 Carson Hornung OF 6′-3″ 215 So. Overland Park KS
18 Eli Jerzembeck RHP 6′-2″ 180 Fr. Charlotte NC
14 Eli Jones RHP 6′-1″ 195 So. Peachtree City GA
2 Roman Kimball RHP 5′-11″ 170 So. New Hartford NY
5 Talmadge LeCroy C 6′-2″ 190 So. Belton SC
50 Kevin Madden INF 6′-1″ 200 5th Year Glenwood MD
23 Jack Mahoney RHP 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Arlington Heights IL
47 Connor McCreery RHP 6′-6″ 205 Fr. Williston Park NY
6 Will McGillis INF 6′-3″ 200 5th Year San Diego CA
19 Cole Messina C 6′-0″ 220 So. Summerville SC
20 Ethan Petry INF/RHP 6′-4″ 230 Fr. Land O’ Lakes FL
4 Jackson Phipps LHP 6′-4″ 225 RS So. Dallas GA
45 Nick Proctor RHP 5′-10″ 185 5th Year Pleasanton CA
32 Will Sanders RHP 6′-6″ 215 Jr. Atlanta GA
25 Sam Simpson RHP 6′-3″ 205 RS Fr. Carrollton GA
9 Evan Stone OF 6′-0″ 185 So. Irmo SC
40 Wesley Sweatt RHP 6′-3″ 220 5th Year Rock Hill SC
30 Brett Thomas RHP 6′-5″ 240 Sr. Atlanta GA
13 Will Tippett INF 6′-1″ 170 Fr. Stone Mountain GA
37 Chris Veach RHP/INF 6′-0″ 200 RS So. Chapin SC
44 Trey Wheeler LHP 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Indialantic FL
22 Ricky Williams RHP 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Lexington SC
28 Austin Williamson RHP 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Sherrills Ford NC
3 Braylen Wimmer INF 6′-4″ 200 Sr. Yukon OK
41 Zach Zedalis RHP 5′-11″ 185 Jr. Charlotte NC

Vanderbilt Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
99 Jack Anderson RHP 6′-6″ 206 Gr. Nashville TN
2 Ivan Arias IF 5′-8″ 170 Fr. Boston MA
42 RJ Austin UTL 5′-11″ 189 Fr. Atlanta GA
51 Enrique Bradfield Jr. OF 6′-1″ 170 Jr. Hialeah FL
16 Jack Bulger UTL 6′-0″ 216 Jr. Bowie MD
98 Greysen Carter RHP 6′-4″ 241 So. Louisville CO
97 Bryce Cunningham RHP 6′-5″ 234 So. Headland AL
11 Davis Diaz IF 5′-11″ 186 So. Pittsburg CA
43 Michael Doolin RHP 6′-4″ 219 Sr. Schererville IN
80 Andrew Dutkanych IV RHP 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Indianapolis IN
45 Alan Espinal C 6′-0″ 209 Jr. Viera FL
95 Devin Futrell LHP 6′-5″ 200 So. Pembroke Pines FL
17 Ryan Ginther LHP 5′-11″ 204 So. Hendersonville TN
21 Calvin Hewett OF 6′-3″ 223 Jr. Greenland NH
40 Sam Hliboki RHP 6′-3″ 209 Sr. Los Angeles CA
32 Cooper Holbrook OF 6′-3″ 198 Fr. Mount Pleasant SC
20 Carter Holton LHP 5′-11″ 201 So. Guyton GA
38 David Horn RHP 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Mission Viegjo CA
23 Devan Kodali OF 6′-2″ 190 Fr. New York NY
19 Troy LaNeve OF 6′-0″ 209 Sr. Pittsburgh PA
44 Cade Law C 6′-1″ 224 Fr. Kingston Springs TN
8 Chris Maldonado IF 6′-1″ 190 Fr. Short Hills NJ
29 Nick Maldonado RHP 6′-1″ 207 Sr. Short Hills NJ
10 T.J. McKenzie OF 6′-1″ 191 Sr. Loxahatchee FL
36 Grayson Moore RHP 6′-3″ 215 Jr. Longwood FL
25 Parker Noland IF 6′-1″ 203 Sr. Knoxville TN
33 Hunter Owen LHP 6′-6″ 261 Jr. South Portland ME
1 Matthew Polk UTL 5′-11″ 185 So. Long Beach CA
5 Logan Poteet C 6′-2″ 214 Fr. Powell TN
55 Colton Regen RHP 6′-4″ 183 So. Mt. Juliet TN
88 Patrick Reilly RHP 6′-3″ 208 Jr. Sea Girt NJ
18 JD Rogers OF 5′-10″ 203 So. Carmel IN
3 RJ Schreck OF 6′-1″ 210 Gr. Los Angeles CA
66 Thomas Schultz RHP 6′-6″ 243 Sr. Mount Carmel PA
22 JD Thompson LHP 6′-0″ 193 Fr. Rusk TX
13 Jonathan Vastine IF 5′-11″ 176 So. Bartow FL
9 Raymond Velazquez IF 6′-1″ 201 Fr. Lowell MA
6 Matt Wolfe IF 6′-1″ 187 Fr. Westerville OH

South Carolina Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 4:00 PM ET UMass Lowell 3 South Carolina 20 SEC Network +
18-Feb 2:00 PM ET UMass Lowell 1 South Carolina 17 SEC Network +
19-Feb 1:30 PM ET UMass Lowell 1 South Carolina 12 SEC Network +
21-Feb 4:00 PM ET Winthrop 3 South Carolina 19 SEC Network +
22-Feb 4:00 PM ET Queens 0 South Carolina 12 SEC Network +
24-Feb 4:00 PM ET Penn 4 South Carolina 7 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Penn 0 South Carolina 1 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:30 PM ET Penn 5 South Carolina 6 SEC Network +
28-Feb 4:00 PM ET NC A&T 3 South Carolina 11 SEC Network +
3-Mar 6:00 PM ET South Carolina 2 Clemson 5
4-Mar 1:00 PM ET Clemson 9 South Carolina 11 SEC Network +
5-Mar 1:30 PM ET Clemson 1 South Carolina 7 SEC Network +
7-Mar 7:00 PM ET The Citadel 1 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
8-Mar 6:30 PM ET South Carolina 19 SC Upstate 1 ESPN+
10-Mar 7:00 PM ET Bethune 3 South Carolina 20 SEC Network +
11-Mar 4:00 PM ET Bethune 5 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
12-Mar 1:30 PM ET Bethune South Carolina SEC Network +
14-Mar 7:00 PM ET Presbyterian 0 South Carolina 5 SEC Network +
18-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 5 Georgia 4 SEC Network +
18-Mar 5:30 PM ET South Carolina 12 Georgia 2 SEC Network +
19-Mar 3:00 PM ET South Carolina 12 Georgia 1 SEC Network
21-Mar 6:05 PM ET South Carolina 2 Charlotte 6
24-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri 8 South Carolina 9 SEC Network
25-Mar 1:00 PM ET Missouri 1 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
25-Mar 4:00 PM ET Missouri 4 South Carolina 5 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 13 The Citadel 2
30-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 6 Mississippi St 4 SEC Network
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 3 Mississippi St 13 SEC Network +
1-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina 14 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 5 North Carolina 0 SEC Network +
6-Apr 7:00 PM ET LSU 5 South Carolina 13 SEC Network +
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET LSU PPD South Carolina PPD SEC Network +
8-Apr 12:00 PM ET LSU PPD South Carolina PPD SEC Network
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET SC Upstate 2 South Carolina 7 SEC Network +
14-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
15-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Charleston So South Carolina SEC Network +
20-Apr 7:30 PM ET Florida South Carolina ESPNU
21-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida South Carolina SEC Network +
22-Apr 2:00 PM ET Florida South Carolina SEC Network +
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network +
29-Apr 4:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network +
30-Apr 12:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network
3-May 6:00 PM ET South Carolina Winthrop
5-May TBA South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network +
6-May TBA South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network +
7-May 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network
9-May 4:00 PM ET North Florida South Carolina SEC Network +
12-May 7:30 PM ET South Carolina Arkansas SEC Network +
13-May 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Arkansas SEC Network +
14-May 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Arkansas SEC Network +
16-May 7:00 PM ET Charlotte South Carolina SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
20-May 2:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 4:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 TCU 11
18-Feb 12:00 PM ET Oklahoma St 9 Vanderbilt 11 SEC Network +
19-Feb 11:30 AM ET Texas 2 Vanderbilt 12 SEC Network +
21-Feb 5:30 PM ET C Arkansas 5 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network +
22-Feb 5:30 PM ET UAB 1 Vanderbilt 13 SEC Network +
24-Feb 5:30 PM ET UCLA 0 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET UCLA 3 Vanderbilt 0 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:00 PM ET UCLA 1 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
28-Feb 5:30 PM ET Austin Peay 7 Vanderbilt 11 SEC Network +
3-Mar 12:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 3 Nebraska 5
4-Mar 12:00 PM ET Maryland 7 Vanderbilt 8 SEC Network +
5-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 Minnesota 0
7-Mar 5:30 PM ET Tennessee Tech 1 Vanderbilt 12 SEC Network +
8-Mar 5:30 PM ET Evansville 1 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
10-Mar 5:30 PM ET LMU 1 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
11-Mar 3:00 PM ET LMU 0 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network +
12-Mar 2:00 PM ET LMU 9 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network +
14-Mar 7:00 PM ET Belmont 6 Vanderbilt 15 SEC Network +
16-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 2 Vanderbilt 12 SEC Network +
17-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 0 Vanderbilt 8 SEC Network +
18-Mar 12:00 PM ET Ole Miss 2 Vanderbilt 7 SEC Network
24-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 26 Mississippi St 3 SEC Network +
25-Mar 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 18 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
26-Mar 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 11 Mississippi St 7 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Lipscomb 1 Vanderbilt 11 SEC Network +
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET Georgia 2 Vanderbilt 9 SEC Network +
1-Apr 3:00 PM ET Georgia 8 Vanderbilt 16 SEC Network +
2-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia 0 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network +
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Western KY 1 Vanderbilt 8 SEC Network +
6-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 7 Missouri 6 SEC Network +
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 Missouri 5 SEC Network +
8-Apr 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 5 Missouri 0 SEC Network +
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET North Alabama 2 Vanderbilt 14 SEC Network +
14-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
15-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Indiana St Vanderbilt SEC Network +
21-Apr 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee SEC Network
23-Apr 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Tennessee ESPN2
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network +
29-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network +
30-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Vanderbilt SEC Network
2-May 7:00 PM ET Georgia St Vanderbilt SEC Network +
4-May 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Alabama ESPNU
5-May 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Alabama SEC Network
6-May 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Alabama SEC Network +
9-May 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Louisville
12-May 5:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network
13-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network
14-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Florida SEC Network +
16-May 7:00 PM ET MTSU Vanderbilt SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Vanderbilt SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Vanderbilt SEC Network +
20-May 3:00 PM ET Arkansas Vanderbilt SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

South Carolina-Vanderbilt Baseball Legacy Comparison

All-Time Record
SEC Record
SEC Championships
SEC Tournament Appearances
SEC Tournament Record
SEC Tournament Championships
NCAA Regional Appearances
NCAA Regional Championships
Super Regional Appearances
Super Regional Championships
College World Series Appearances
National Championships
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record
South Carolina
2,706-1,642-17
486-390-1
3
29
29-51
1
33
18
13
6
11
2
137-71
Vanderbilt
2,457-1,812-33
724-947-10
3
26
53-41
5
20
10
10
4
5
2
80-45

South Carolina-Vanderbilt Series Prediction

Vanderbilt 2 wins, South Carolina 1 win

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