SEC Baseball Series Preview: Auburn at Vanderbilt

Preview of the Auburn-Vanderbilt SEC baseball series including key players, stats, schedules/results, rosters and a prediction of the series winner.

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The Auburn Tigers 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

Series Schedule March 15-17

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 8:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 2:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Auburn
Vanderbilt
16
62
5
11
107
83
Batting Average Vanderbilt
Auburn
34
83
5
11
0.314
0.291
Double Plays Vanderbilt
Auburn
49
134
3
7
12
9
Double Plays Per Game Vanderbilt
Auburn
104
149
4
5
0.71
0.60
Doubles Vanderbilt
Auburn
7
164
2
14
44
24
Doubles Per Game Vanderbilt
Auburn
18
178
2
13
2.59
1.60
Earned Run Average Auburn
Vanderbilt
55
59
11
12
4.26
4.32
Fielding % Vanderbilt
Auburn
3
119
1
10
0.987
0.970
Hit Batters Auburn
Vanderbilt
128
274
4
13
21
10
Hit by Pitch Auburn
Vanderbilt
80
80
9
9
25
25
Hits Vanderbilt
Auburn
12
136
4
13
178
136
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Vanderbilt
Auburn
24
81
9
13
7.38
8.51
Home Runs Auburn
Vanderbilt
7
63
3
10
33
20
Home Runs Per Game Auburn
Vanderbilt
8
98
3
11
2.20
1.18
On Base % Auburn
Vanderbilt
22
52
6
10
0.438
0.419
Runs Auburn
Vanderbilt
23
27
5
7
146
143
Sacrifice Bunts Auburn
Vanderbilt
40
55
3
4
9
8
Sacrifice Flies Auburn
Vanderbilt
11
48
2
6
13
9
Scoring Auburn
Vanderbilt
22
56
5
8
9.7
8.4
Shutouts Vanderbilt 40 9 1
Slugging % Auburn
Vanderbilt
15
46
4
7
0.585
0.519
Stolen Bases Vanderbilt
Auburn
7
20
1
3
43
33
Stolen Bases Per Game Vanderbilt
Auburn
8
19
1
3
2.53
2.20
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Vanderbilt
Auburn
29
57
8
11
2.87
2.47
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Vanderbilt
Auburn
36
97
10
12
10.7
9.5
Triple Plays
Triples Auburn
Vanderbilt
19
28
1
2
7
6
Triples Per Game Auburn
Vanderbilt
22
45
1
3
0.47
0.35
WHIP Vanderbilt
Auburn
19
57
9
11
1.23
1.37
WL Pct Vanderbilt
Auburn
21
26
7
10
0.824
0.800
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Vanderbilt
Auburn
44
50
9
10
3.72
3.84

Statistical Leaders

Auburn Batting Leaders

Mason Maners .383 BA.
Cooper Mcmurray .776 Slugging %
Ike Irish 23 RBIs.

Auburn Pitching Leaders

Chase Allsup 23 strikeouts.

Vanderbilt Batting Leaders

Troy Laneve 7 doubles, 2 triples, 7 HBP.

Vanderbilt Pitching Leaders

Bryce Cunningham 31 strikeouts, 10 strikeouts looking.

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Auburn 20
Vanderbilt 18

Auburn Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Caden Green INF 6′-0″ 170 Sr. Tulsa OK
2 Cooper Weiss INF 5′-11″ 201 Gr. Fort Myers FL
3 Chris Stanfield OF 6′-2″ 195 So. Tallahassee FL
4 Carter Wright C 5′-10″ 200 Sr. Blairsville GA
5 Javon Hernandez INF 5′-7″ 171 Sr. Danbury CT
6 Cale Stricklin C 5′-10″ 197 Fr. Watkinsville GA
7 Deric Fabian INF 6′-3″ 190 Jr. Ocala FL
8 Eric Guevara INF 5′-11″ 204 Fr. Parque Lefevre Panama
10 Kaleb Freeman INF/C 6′-0″ 202 Jr. Flowery Branch GA
11 Gavin Miller INF 5′-11″ 202 So. Oakdale PA
12 Drew Nelson LHP/OF 5′-11″ 206 So. Troy AL
13 Ben Schorr RHP 6′-1″ 209 R-Jr. Columbus GA
14 Cade Belyeu OF 6′-4″ 209 Fr. Auburn AL
16 Cole Edwards OF 6′-5″ 213 Fr. Hoover AL
18 Ike Irish C 6′-2″ 203 So. Hudsonville MI
19 Christian Hall INF 6′-2″ 254 Gr. Calera AL
20 Dylan Watts RHP 6′-2″ 187 So. Enumclaw WA
21 Mason Maners OF 6′-0″ 191 Sr. Vestavia Hills AL
22 Hayden Murphy RHP/IF 6′-3″ 191 So. Chula GA
23 Parker Carlson RHP 6′-1″ 188 Jr. Mobile AL
24 Carson Myers LHP 6′-2″ 204 Jr. Bowling Green KY
25 Tanner Bauman LHP 6′-5″ 225 Sr. Jacksonville FL
26 Cooper McMurray IF 6′-3″ 261 R-Jr. Tulsa OK
27 Bobby Peirce OF 6′-0″ 187 Gr. Scottsdale AZ
29 Christian Herberholz RHP 5′-11″ 195 R-Sr. Scottsboro AL
32 Griffin Graves LHP 5′-10″ 184 Fr. Jackson TN
33 Will Cannon RHP 6′-1″ 201 Jr. Phenix City AL
38 Conner McBride RHP 6′-1″ 205 Jr. San Diego CA
40 Cam Tilly RHP 6′-1″ 201 Fr. Newburgh IN
41 John Armstrong RHP 5′-11″ 223 Jr. Marietta GA
43 Alex Petrovic RHP 6′-5″ 232 Fr. Cypress TX
45 Joseph Gonzalez RHP 6′-4″ 233 R-Jr. Humacao P.R.
46 Chase Allsup RHP 6′-2″ 235 Jr. Dothan AL
47 Cameron Keshock RHP 6′-5″ 224 So. Spanish Fort AL
49 Drew Sofield LHP 6′-2″ 206 Fr. Young Harris GA
51 Ty Mauldin IF 5′-11″ 187 R-Jr. Trussville AL
52 Sam Robertson IF 6′-2″ 176 Fr. Oxford AL
53 Konner Keplinger LHP 6′-0″ 183 Fr. Morris AL
54 Konner Copeland LHP 6′-2″ 181 Gr. Mobile AL
77 Zach Crotchfelt LHP 6′-3″ 215 So. Jackson NJ

Vanderbilt Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Matthew Polk UTL 5′-11″ 192 Jr. Long Beach CA
2 RJ Hamilton UTL 5′-10″ 177 Fr. Hoover AL
3 Jayden Davis IF 5′-10″ 205 So. Cookeville TN
5 Logan Poteet C 6′-2″ 219 So. Powell TN
6 Matt Wolfe IF 6′-1″ 198 So. Westerville OH
8 Chris Maldonado IF 6′-1″ 194 So. Short Hills NJ
9 Ray Velazquez IF 6′-1″ 212 So. Lowell MA
10 Jacob Humphrey UTL 5′-10″ 179 Jr. Standish ME
11 Davis Diaz IF 5′-11″ 188 Jr. Pittsburg CA
13 Jonathan Vastine IF 5′-11″ 166 Jr. Bartow FL
16 Jack Bulger C 6′-0″ 222 Sr. Bowie MD
17 Ryan Ginther LHP 5′-11″ 207 Jr. Hendersonville TN
18 JD Rogers OF 5′-10″ 208 Jr. Carmel IN
19 Troy LaNeve OF 6′-0″ 205 Gr. Pittsburgh PA
20 Carter Holton LHP 5′-11″ 191 Jr. Guyton GA
21 Calvin Hewett OF 6′-3″ 218 Sr. Greenland NH
22 JD Thompson LHP 6′-0″ 203 So. Rusk TX
23 Devan Kodali OF 6′-2″ 196 So. New York NY
25 Matt Ossenfort IF 6′-3″ 218 Fr. Sioux Falls SD
26 Braden Holcomb IF 6′-4″ 257 Fr. Ocoee FL
27 Kaito Muto UTL 5′-7″ 170 Fr. Bowling Green KY
28 Camden Kozeal IF 5′-10″ 207 Fr. Omaha NE
30 Ethan Robinson RHP 6′-5″ 208 Fr. Murfreesboro TN
31 Duke Ekstrom RHP 6′-2″ 195 Fr. San Diego CA
32 Cooper Holbrook OF 6′-3″ 211 So. Mount Pleasant SC
33 Luke Guth RHP 6′-1″ 185 Fr. Franklin PA
34 Brennan Seiber RHP 6′-5″ 228 Fr. Newport Beach CA
35 Nik Copenhaver RHP 6′-4″ 210 Fr. Hamilton OH
36 Levi Huesman LHP 6′-0″ 192 So. Hanover VA
37 Jakob Schulz LHP 6′-2″ 216 Fr. Houston TX
38 David Horn Jr. RHP 6′-4″ 224 So. Mission Viejo CA
40 Sam Hliboki RHP 6′-3′-‘- 207 Gr. Los Angeles CA
42 RJ Austin UTL 5′-11″ 193 So. Atlanta GA
44 Colin Barczi C 6′-3″ 217 Fr. Naperville IL
45 Alan Espinal C 6′-0″ 214 Sr. Viera FL
55 Colton Regen RHP 6′-4″ 188 Jr. Lebanon TN
66 Deegan Cordova RHP 6′-2″ 196 Fr. Lake Havasu City AZ
77 Alex Kranzler RHP 6′-3″ 224 Fr. Norwood NJ
80 Andrew Dutkanych IV RHP 6′-3″ 230 So. Indianapolis IN
88 Sawyer Hawks RHP 6′-4″ 223 Jr. Lakeland FL
89 Ethan McElvain LHP 6′-4″ 241 Fr. Thompson’s Station TN
90 Miller Green LHP 6′-5″ 232 Fr. Nashville TN
95 Devin Futrell LHP 6′-5″ 218 Jr. Pembroke Pines FL
96 Nate Teague RHP 6′-7″ 232 Fr. Snow Camp NC
97 Bryce Cunningham RHP 6′-5″ 230 Jr. Headland AL
98 Greysen Carter RHP 6′-4″ 237 Jr. Louisville CO

Auburn Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb E Kentucky 6 Auburn 17
23-Feb 6:00 PM ET Iowa 5 Auburn 7
24-Feb 12:00 PM ET Wichita St 8 Auburn 19
25-Feb 4:00 PM ET Virginia 6 Auburn 4
27-Feb 4:00 PM ET Samford 3 Auburn 12 SEC Network +
1-Mar TBA UConn Auburn SEC Network +
2-Mar 2:00 PM ET UConn 8 Auburn 4 SEC Network +
3-Mar 2:00 PM ET UConn 2 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
5-Mar 7:00 PM ET Air Force Auburn SEC Network +
6-Mar 5:00 PM ET Air Force 4 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
8-Mar 7:00 PM ET Austin Peay 6 Auburn 7 SEC Network +
9-Mar 2:00 PM ET Austin Peay 6 Auburn 7 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET Austin Peay 15 Auburn 6 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Troy Auburn SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn Vanderbilt SEC Network +
16-Mar 3:00 PM ET Auburn Vanderbilt SEC Network +
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET Auburn Vanderbilt SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Alabama Auburn SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network +
23-Mar 3:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:00 PM ET J’Ville St Auburn SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn Texas A&M SEC Network +
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn Texas A&M SEC Network +
30-Mar 8:00 PM ET Auburn Texas A&M SEC Network
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn UAB
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Auburn
6-Apr 4:30 PM ET Tennessee Auburn
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Auburn
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alabama St Auburn SEC Network
11-Apr 7:30 PM ET Kentucky Auburn
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Auburn
13-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Auburn
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Tech Auburn SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St
20-Apr 6:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St SEC Network
21-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St
23-Apr 4:00 PM ET Florida A&M Auburn
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Auburn LSU
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn LSU
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn LSU
3-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn
4-May 8:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn SEC Network
5-May 4:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn SEC Network
7-May 7:00 PM ET Auburn Georgia Tech ACC Network
10-May 7:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
11-May 4:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
12-May 2:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
14-May 7:00 PM ET Samford Auburn
16-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn
17-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
18-May 3:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb FAU 11 Vanderbilt 12
23-Feb 5:30 PM ET Gonzaga 1 Vanderbilt 5 SEC Network +
24-Feb 3:00 PM ET Gonzaga 3 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Gonzaga 9 Vanderbilt 8 SEC Network +
27-Feb 5:30 PM ET Indiana St 4 Vanderbilt 20 SEC Network +
28-Feb 5:30 PM ET Evansville 3 Vanderbilt 7 SEC Network +
1-Mar 4:00 PM ET Louisiana 7 Vanderbilt 4
2-Mar 12:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 3 Houston 1
3-Mar 12:00 PM ET Texas 11 Vanderbilt 14 Longhorn Network
5-Mar 5:30 PM ET E Michigan 2 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network +
8-Mar 5:30 PM ET Illinois St 9 Vanderbilt 14 SEC Network +
9-Mar 2:00 PM ET Illinois St 9 Vanderbilt 14 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET Illinois St 0 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Indiana Vanderbilt SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn Vanderbilt SEC Network +
16-Mar 3:00 PM ET Auburn Vanderbilt SEC Network +
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET Auburn Vanderbilt SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET Belmont Vanderbilt SEC Network +
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt South Carolina SEC Network +
23-Mar 4:00 PM ET Vanderbilt South Carolina SEC Network +
24-Mar 1:30 PM ET Vanderbilt South Carolina SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:00 PM ET Valparaiso Vanderbilt SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri Vanderbilt SEC Network +
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri Vanderbilt SEC Network +
30-Mar 2:00 PM ET Missouri Vanderbilt SEC Network
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Western KY Vanderbilt
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU
5-Apr 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU SEC Network
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt LSU
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET MTSU Vanderbilt
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Texas A&M
13-Apr 8:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Texas A&M SEC Network
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Texas A&M
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Lipscomb
18-Apr 7:30 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt
20-Apr 3:00 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET UT Martin Vanderbilt
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Vanderbilt
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Vanderbilt
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Vanderbilt
30-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Tech Vanderbilt
3-May 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia
4-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia
5-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia
7-May 7:00 PM ET Louisville Vanderbilt
10-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt
11-May 3:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC Network
12-May 3:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt
16-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky
17-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky
18-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Auburn-Vanderbilt Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Auburn Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,562-1,731-33
SEC Record: 941-884-3
SEC Championships: 6 (1937, 1958, 1963, 1967,1976, 1978)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 29 (1978, 1980, 1986-95, 1997-2003, 2010-13, 2015, 2017-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 35-52
SEC Tournament Championships: 3 (1978, 1989,1998)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 23 (1963, 1967, 1976, 1978, 1987, 1989, 1993-95, 1997-2003, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2017-19, 22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 7 (1967, 1976, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2018-19, 22)
Super Regional Appearances: 4 (1999, 2018-19, 22)
Super Regional Championships: 2 (2019, 22)
College World Series Appearances: 6 (1967, 1976, 1994, 1997, 2019, 2022)
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 59-51 (.536)

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Vanderbilt Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,457-1,812-33
SEC Record: 724-947-10
SEC Championships: 3 (2007, 2011, 2019)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 26 (1977, 1980, 1990, 1992-96, 2003-04, 2006-10-18, 19, 21-23)
SEC Tournament Record: 53-41
SEC Tournament Championships: 5 (1973-74, 1980, 2007, 19,23)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 20 (1973-74, 1980, 2004, 2006-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 10 (2004, 2010-11, 2013-15, 17-19, 21)
Super Regional Appearances: 10 (2004, 2010-11, 2013-15, 17-19, 21)
Super Regional Championships: 4 (2011, 2014, 2019, 21)
College World Series Appearances: 5 (2011, 2014-15, 19, 21)
National Championships: 2 (2014, 2019)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 80-45

Auburn-Vanderbilt Series Prediction

Auburn 2 wins, Vanderbilt 1 win

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