SEC Baseball Series Preview: Missouri at Vanderbilt

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

SEC Baseball Series Preview: Missouri at Vanderbilt

The Missouri Tigers travel to the Vanderbilt Commodores for a 3-game, Thursday-Saturday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Series Schedule March 28-30

Danny Corona of Missouri
Danny Corona of Missouri
VU Hawkins Field 3,700
VU Hawkins Field 3,700
Jonathan Vastine Vanderbilt
Jonathan Vastine Vanderbilt
  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Thursday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Friday 4:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 2:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Vanderbilt
Missouri
97
139
10
14
116
108
Batting Average Vanderbilt
Missouri
39
220
4
14
0.307
0.252
Double Plays Missouri
Vanderbilt
110
110
3
3
15
15
Double Plays Per Game Missouri
Vanderbilt
141
165
3
5
0.63
0.60
Doubles Vanderbilt
Missouri
21
151
2
11
57
40
Doubles Per Game Vanderbilt
Missouri
43
178
2
11
2.28
1.67
Earned Run Average Vanderbilt
Missouri
33
114
8
13
4.13
5.44
Fielding % Vanderbilt
Missouri
33
97
4
11
0.978
0.972
Hit Batters Missouri
Vanderbilt
52
269
1
11
39
19
Hit by Pitch Missouri
Vanderbilt
63
94
7
8
40
36
Hits Vanderbilt
Missouri
26
176
3
12
261
202
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Vanderbilt
Missouri
16
91
7
13
7.68
8.91
Home Runs Missouri
Vanderbilt
93
107
11
12
28
26
Home Runs Per Game Missouri
Vanderbilt
109
147
11
12
1.17
1.04
On Base % Vanderbilt
Missouri
65
201
10
14
0.409
0.366
Runs Vanderbilt
Missouri
40
150
6
14
201
153
Sacrifice Bunts Missouri
Vanderbilt
115
141
5
6
9
8
Sacrifice Flies Vanderbilt
Missouri
153
175
10
11
9
8
Scoring Vanderbilt
Missouri
62
169
6
14
8.0
6.4
Shutouts Vanderbilt 62 10 1
Slugging % Vanderbilt
Missouri
62
163
10
14
0.485
0.419
Stolen Bases Vanderbilt
Missouri
13
123
1
6
55
28
Stolen Bases Per Game Vanderbilt
Missouri
16
138
2
6
2.20
1.17
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Vanderbilt
Missouri
27
69
8
13
2.75
2.28
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Vanderbilt
Missouri
25
191
7
14
10.6
8.1
Triple Plays
Triples Vanderbilt
Missouri
36
96
2
7
8
5
Triples Per Game Vanderbilt
Missouri
51
122
2
7
0.32
0.21
WHIP Vanderbilt
Missouri
16
47
7
10
1.28
1.39
WL Pct Vanderbilt
Missouri
23
197
7
14
0.760
0.417
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Missouri
Vanderbilt
29
48
5
9
3.56
3.84

Statistical Leaders

Missouri Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Jackson Lovich 0.322 0.425 87 21 28 3 6 3
Trevor Austin 0.283 0.400 92 21 26 1 8 0
Thomas Curry 0.243 0.407 70 17 17 0 4 0
Tucker Moore 0.240 0.352 75 15 18 0 1 2
Drew Culbertson 0.215 0.282 65 10 14 0 1 6

Missouri Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Carter Rustad 3 3 5.40 6 5 0 28.1 23 17 6 23 9 0.215

Vanderbilt Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
RJ Austin 0.356 0.442 101 27 36 0 2 15
Alan Espinal 0.344 0.446 93 25 32 0 4 3
Camden Kozeal 0.320 0.414 75 14 24 0 2 0
Jonathan Vastine 0.318 0.402 88 24 28 2 4 5
Jayden Davis 0.307 0.388 101 22 31 1 1 2
Troy LaNeve 0.300 0.457 80 18 24 2 3 0
Calvin Hewett 0.297 0.430 64 18 19 1 0 14
Davis Diaz 0.258 0.375 93 21 24 0 1 2

Vanderbilt Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Carter Holton 3 0 3.77 6 5 0 31.0 21 13 12 49 0 0.188
Bryce Cunningham 3 1 3.52 6 6 0 30.2 24 12 13 45 0 0.205
Devin Futrell 2 1 5.40 6 6 0 30.0 33 18 5 22 3 0.284

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Missouri 127
Vanderbilt 14

Missouri Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Juju Stevens OF 6′-0″ 180 Jr. Woodbridge CT
3 Danny Corona INF 6′-3″ 215 Jr. Brooklyn NY
4 Matt Garcia INF 6′-0″ 190 Gr. Orlando FL
5 Brock Daniels INF/OF 6′-1″ 195 So. St. Louis MO
6 Jeric Curtis OF 6′-0″ 170 So. Cypress TX
7 Drew Culbertson INF 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Greenwood IN
8 Tucker Moore C 6′-1″ 198 R-Fr. Castle Rock CO
10 Jackson Beaman OF 6′-1″ 230 So. Lincoln MO
11 Jack Holubowski INF 6′-2″ 205 Fr. Chesterfield MO
12 Justin Colon INF 6′-3″ 180 Jr. Carolina PR
13 Jacob Peaden RHP 6′-2″ 200 Gr. Greenville NC
14 Isaiah Frost OF 5′-11″ 197 Jr. Lee’s Summit MO
17 Thomas Curry C 5′-11″ 230 Fr. Hartland WI
18 Jackson Lovich INF 6′-4″ 192 So. Overland Park KS
19 Trevor Austin INF/OF 5′-10″ 188 Sr. Jefferson City MO
20 Kaden Peer OF/INF 6′-2″ 185 Fr. Chesterfield MO
21 Sam Horn RHP 6′-4″ 217 So. Lawrenceville GA
22 Kadden Drew LHP 6′-2″ 210 Jr. Scottsdale AZ
23 Ian Lohse LHP 6′-0″ 199 Sr. St. Louis MO
24 Jedier Hernandez C 6′-0″ 200 Jr. Trenton NJ
25 Brock Lucas RHP 6′-3″ 229 So. St. Elizabeth MO
26 Ryan Magdic LHP 6′-5″ 240 Gr. Beamsville ON
27 Tyler Macon INF 5′-11″ 175 Fr. Kirkwood MO
28 RJ Jimerson OF 5′-10″ 185 So. Chicago IL
29 Cameron Benson INF/OF 6′-3″ 185 Jr. Farmington Hills MI
30 Carter Rustad RHP 6′-4″ 194 Gr. Kansas City MO
32 Kaden Jacobi RHP 6′-3″ 220 Jr. O’Fallon MO
35 Daniel Wissler LHP 6′-2″ 185 So. O’Fallon MO
38 Bryce Mayer RHP 6′-3″ 210 Jr. Marthasville MO
39 Charlie Miller RHP 6′-3″ 185 Fr. Lohman MO
40 Victor Quinn RHP 6′-1″ 217 Jr. O’Fallon MO
41 Nic Smith LHP 6′-3″ 198 So. Jamestown TN
42 Wil Libbert LHP 6′-1″ 205 Fr. St. Thomas MO
43 Javyn Pimental LHP 6′-3″ 213 Jr. Kane’ohe HI
44 Xavier Lovett RHP 6′-0″ 190 Jr. Houston TX
47 Ben Pedersen RHP 6′-6″ 210 Gr. Duluth MN
48 Logan Lunceford RHP 6′-0″ 180 So. Edmond OK
49 Tony Neubeck LHP 6′-2″ 237 Jr. Hugo MN
50 Ben Smith RHP 6′-2″ 195 Fr. Springfield MO
53 Seth McCartney RHP 6′-0″ 200 Jr. Brandon MS
54 Josh McDevitt RHP 6′-2″ 195 Fr. Effingham IL
58 Miles Garrett RHP 5′-10″ 175 Jr. Stone Mountain GA
88 Mateo Serna C 6′-0″ 195 Fr. Doral FL

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

Missouri Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb Missouri 2 Cal Poly 3
16-Feb Missouri 3 Cal Poly 1
22-Feb 9:00 PM ET Bakersfield 3 Missouri 6
23-Feb 9:00 PM ET Missouri 3 San Diego St 10
24-Feb 4:00 PM ET Missouri 4 UC San Diego 8 ESPN+
24-Feb 7:30 PM ET Missouri 5 UC San Diego 4 ESPN+
27-Feb 4:00 PM ET SE Missouri 8 Missouri 3 SEC Network +
1-Mar 7:00 PM ET N Kentucky Missouri SEC Network +
2-Mar 3:00 PM ET N Kentucky 10 Missouri 28 SEC Network +
3-Mar 2:00 PM ET N Kentucky 16 Missouri 15 SEC Network +
5-Mar 4:00 PM ET Lindenwood 4 Missouri 5 SEC Network +
8-Mar 4:00 PM ET Purdue FW Missouri SEC Network +
9-Mar 1:00 PM ET Purdue FW 9 Missouri 7 SEC Network +
9-Mar 3:30 PM ET Purdue FW 9 Missouri 7
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET Purdue FW 2 Missouri 20 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri 5 Kansas 4
15-Mar 7:30 PM ET Missouri 0 Arkansas 8 SEC Network +
16-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 0 Arkansas 6 SEC Network +
17-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 1 Arkansas 9 SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET Kansas 4 Missouri 3
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Kentucky 9 Missouri 4 SEC Network +
23-Mar 4:00 PM ET Kentucky 1 Missouri 2 SEC Network +
24-Mar 12:00 PM ET Kentucky 7 Missouri 6 SEC Network
26-Mar 7:00 PM ET Illinois Missouri 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 UT Martin Missouri
3-Apr 4:00 PM ET UT Martin Missouri
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Missouri
6-Apr 4:00 PM ET Florida Missouri
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Florida Missouri
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET SIUE Missouri
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri Georgia SEC Network
12-Apr 6:00 PM ET Missouri Georgia
13-Apr 2:00 PM ET Missouri Georgia
16-Apr 7:30 PM ET Missouri Missouri St
19-Apr 8:00 PM ET LSU Missouri SEC Network
20-Apr 5:00 PM ET LSU Missouri
21-Apr 3:00 PM ET LSU Missouri
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri St Missouri
25-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network
26-Apr 6:30 PM ET Missouri Tennessee
27-Apr 12:00 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network
30-Apr 7:00 PM ET Lindenwood Missouri SEC Network
3-May 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Missouri
4-May 4:00 PM ET South Carolina Missouri
5-May 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Missouri
10-May 7:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
11-May 4:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
12-May 2:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
16-May 7:00 PM ET Missouri Mississippi St
17-May 7:00 PM ET Missouri Mississippi St
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
18-May 3:00 PM ET Missouri Mississippi St
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 5 Vanderbilt 13 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn 1 Vanderbilt 11 SEC Network +
16-Mar 3:00 PM ET Auburn 5 Vanderbilt 13 SEC Network +
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET Auburn 6 Vanderbilt 9 SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET Belmont 1 Vanderbilt 3 SEC Network +
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
23-Mar 4:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 4 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
24-Mar 1:30 PM ET Vanderbilt 2 South Carolina 10 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

Missouri-Vanderbilt Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Missouri Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,412-1,669-21
SEC Record: 97-172-1
SEC Championships: 0
SEC Tournament Appearances: 6 (2013, 2015-19)
SEC Tournament Record: 2-8 (.200)
SEC Tournament Championships: 0
NCAA Regional Appearances: 22 (1952, 1954, 1958,
1962-65, 1976, 1978, 1980-81, 1988, 1991, 1996, 2003-09, 2012)
NCAA Regional Championships: 1 (2006)
Super Regional Appearances: 1 (2006)
Super Regional Championships: 0
College World Series Appearances: 6 (1952, 1954, 1958, 1962-64)
National Championships: 1 (1954)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 43-46

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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

Missouri-Vanderbilt Series Prediction

Vanderbilt 3 wins, Missouri 0 wins

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