SEC Baseball Series Preview: Vanderbilt at Georgia

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

Vanderbilt-Georgia SEC Baseball series preview

The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to the Georgia Bulldogs 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 May 3-5

Jonathan Vastine Vanderbilt
Jonathan Vastine Vanderbilt
UGA Foley Field 3,291
Foley Field 3,291
Charlie Condon of Georgia
Charlie Condon of Georgia
  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 2:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 1:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Georgia
Vanderbilt
10
210
3
13
265
175
Batting Average Georgia
Vanderbilt
34
82
4
6
0.306
0.292
Double Plays Vanderbilt
Georgia
128
153
3
5
27
26
Double Plays Per Game Vanderbilt
Georgia
172
178
5
6
0.61
0.60
Doubles Vanderbilt
Georgia
19
64
2
4
99
87
Doubles Per Game Vanderbilt
Georgia
26
75
2
4
2.25
2.02
Earned Run Average Vanderbilt
Georgia
22
103
5
10
4.36
5.45
Fielding % Vanderbilt
Georgia
39
63
6
10
0.977
0.975
Hit Batters Vanderbilt
Georgia
256
288
10
13
40
31
Hit by Pitch Georgia
Vanderbilt
18
118
1
8
87
60
Hits Georgia
Vanderbilt
40
85
4
5
446
424
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Vanderbilt
Georgia
8
56
2
10
7.55
8.94
Home Runs Georgia
Vanderbilt
3
122
2
12
109
49
Home Runs Per Game Georgia
Vanderbilt
3
137
2
12
2.53
1.11
On Base % Georgia
Vanderbilt
6
134
2
11
0.436
0.386
Runs Georgia
Vanderbilt
12
88
3
7
392
313
Sacrifice Bunts Vanderbilt
Georgia
141
275
5
12
16
5
Sacrifice Flies Georgia
Vanderbilt
89
157
4
9
20
17
Scoring Georgia
Vanderbilt
14
111
3
7
9.1
7.1
Shutouts Vanderbilt
Georgia
31
65
6
10
3
2
Slugging % Georgia
Vanderbilt
3
89
2
8
0.595
0.475
Stolen Bases Vanderbilt
Georgia
33
281
2
14
78
19
Stolen Bases Per Game Vanderbilt
Georgia
39
283
2
14
1.77
0.44
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Vanderbilt
Georgia
9
58
4
11
2.95
2.25
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Georgia
Vanderbilt
12
14
4
6
10.9
10.7
Triple Plays
Triples Vanderbilt
Georgia
87
251
2
11
10
4
Triples Per Game Vanderbilt
Georgia
109
262
2
11
0.23
0.09
WHIP Vanderbilt
Georgia
6
97
4
11
1.24
1.53
WL Pct Georgia
Vanderbilt
19
25
5
6
0.721
0.705
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Vanderbilt
Georgia
25
152
4
14
3.62
4.83

Statistical Leaders

Vanderbilt Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Matthew Polk 0.323 0.386 124 25 40 1 5 7
Alan Espinal 0.320 0.423 153 38 49 0 8 3
Jayden Davis 0.319 0.393 160 32 51 1 2 2
Jonathan Vastine 0.318 0.410 148 35 47 2 7 8
RJ Austin 0.303 0.376 175 38 53 2 4 19
Troy LaNeve 0.292 0.419 120 25 35 2 5 1
Davis Diaz 0.268 0.383 157 37 42 0 5 4

Vanderbilt Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K BA
Bryce Cunningham 6 2 3.98 11 11 0 61.0 45 27 21 76 0.198
Carter Holton 7 2 4.25 11 10 0 65.2 47 31 19 86 0.213

Georgia Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Charlie Condon 0.461 0.567 167 61 77 1 29 3
Corey Collins 0.370 0.586 100 38 37 0 13 0
Paul Toetz 0.333 0.449 87 17 29 1 2 2
Slate Alford 0.311 0.392 190 41 59 0 11 1
Dylan Goldstein 0.310 0.459 113 37 35 1 11 0
Kolby Branch 0.266 0.376 158 35 42 0 13 2
Clayton Chadwick 0.256 0.379 117 25 30 0 4 3

Georgia Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K BA
Kolten Smith 6 2 5.52 14 1 0 44.0 42 27 11 69 0.247
Leighton Finley 3 1 5.10 11 11 0 47.2 49 27 16 43 0.263

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Vanderbilt 12
Georgia 9

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

Georgia Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
0 Josh Stinson OF 6′-1” 186 R-Sr. Lawrenceville GA
1 Dillon Carter OF 6′-1” 222 Gr. Flower Mound TX
2 Sebastian Murillo INF 5′-11” 202 Sr. Huntington Beach CA
3 Zach Harris RHP 6′-1” 193 So. Milton GA
4 Jarvis Evans LHP 6′-4” 216 So. Buford GA
6 Corey Collins C/OF 6′-3” 236 Sr. Suwanee GA
8 Clayton Chadwick OF 5′-9” 206 Gr. La Vernia TX
9 Kolby Branch INF 5′-11” 195 So. Lucas TX
10 John Marant OF 6′-6” 228 R-Jr. Tyrone GA
11 Henry Hunter C 6′-2” 217 Jr. Grayson GA
12 Leighton Finley RHP 6′-5” 235 So. Richmond Hill GA
13 Fernando Gonzalez C 5′-10” 199 Sr. Panama City Panama
14 Trey King INF 6′-1” 190 Fr. Peachtree City GA
15 Matthew Hoskins RHP 6′-2” 229 So. Duluth GA
16 Kolten Smith RHP 6′-3” 210 So. Ocala FL
17 Logan Jordan OF/C 6′-3” 238 Gr. Lake Elmo MN
18 James Hays RHP 6′-2” 228 Fr. Hawkinsville GA
19 Ethan Sutton RHP 6′-3” 224 Fr. Acworth GA
20 Blake Gillespie RHP 6′-1” 209 So. Lucan ON
21 Coleman Willis RHP 6′-7” 216 R-So. Warner Robins GA
23 Paul Toetz INF 5′-11” 203 Gr. Greendale WI
24 Charlie Condon 1B/OF 6′-6” 216 R-So. Marietta GA
25 Dylan Goldstein OF 6′-0” 210 Gr. Southwest Ranches FL
26 Brian Zeldin RHP 5′-11” 196 Gr. Atlanta GA
27 Lukas Farris OF/1B 6′-5” 227 So. Acworth GA
29 Charlie Goldstein LHP 6′-1” 200 Gr. Alpharetta GA
30 Brandt Pancer RHP 6′-0” 205 Sr. Suwanee GA
31 Chandler Marsh RHP 6′-4” 245 Jr. Wellington FL
32 Josh Roberge RHP 6′-2” 218 Gr. Chelmsford MA
33 Max DeJong RHP 6′-1” 219 Jr. Powder Springs GA
34 Tyler McLoughlin RHP 6′-3” 229 Sr. Milton GA
35 Paul Farley RHP 6′-1” 201 Fr. Kennesaw GA
36 Tre Phelps INF 6′-2” 204 Fr. Kennesaw GA
38 DJ Radtke RHP 6′-3” 191 R-So. Marietta GA
39 Wyatt Land RHP 6′-3” 191 Fr. Bishop GA
40 Cooper Milford OF 6′-0” 170 Fr. Cumming GA
42 Daniel Padysak RHP 6′-5” 229 Gr. Prague Czech Republic
43 Luke Wiltrakis RHP 6′-3” 219 Fr. Sandy Springs GA
44 Slate Alford INF 6′-3” 236 Jr. Madison AL
45 Christian Mracna RHP 6′-5” 220 Gr. Lake Worth FL
46 Zach DeVito RHP 6′-0” 190 Sr. Lithia FL
47 Collin Caldwell LHP 5′-11” 203 Sr. Hiram GA
48 Ryker Chavis LHP 6′-2” 185 Fr. Warner Robins GA
50 Josh Katz C 5′-11” 173 Jr. Sandy Springs GA
55 Ryan Gold LHP 6′-3” 200 Fr. Smyrna GA

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 2 Vanderbilt 3 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri 1 Vanderbilt 3 SEC Network +
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri 0 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network +
30-Mar 2:00 PM ET Missouri 1 Vanderbilt 3 SEC Network
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Western KY Vanderbilt
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 6 LSU 10
5-Apr 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 8 LSU 3 SEC Network
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 13 LSU 3
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET MTSU 1 Vanderbilt 14 SEC Network+
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 0 Texas A&M 15 SEC Network+
13-Apr 8:30 PM ET Vanderbilt 0 Texas A&M 9 SEC Network
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 6 Texas A&M 12 SEC Network+
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 15 Lipscomb 4
18-Apr 7:30 PM ET Florida 5 Vanderbilt 10 SEC Network+
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida 2 Vanderbilt 5 SEC Network+
20-Apr 3:00 PM ET Florida 6 Vanderbilt 2 SEC Network+
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET UT Martin 4 Vanderbilt 5 SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St 0 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network+
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St 7 Vanderbilt 4 SEC Network+
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St 8 Vanderbilt 7 SEC Network+
30-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Tech Vanderbilt SEC Network+
3-May 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
4-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
5-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
7-May 7:00 PM ET Louisville Vanderbilt SEC Network+
10-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC Network+
11-May 3:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC Network
12-May 3:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC Network+
16-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network+
17-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network+
18-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M SEC Network+
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament SEC Network
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Georgia Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb UNC Asheville 2 Georgia 11
23-Feb 3:00 PM ET N Kentucky 5 Georgia 15 SEC Network +
24-Feb 2:00 PM ET N Kentucky 6 Georgia 7 SEC Network +
25-Feb 1:00 PM ET N Kentucky 11 Georgia 12 SEC Network +
27-Feb 3:00 PM ET Presbyterian 3 Georgia 4 SEC Network +
28-Feb 6:00 PM ET Michigan St 19 Georgia 6 SEC Network +
1-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia Georgia Tech ACC Network Extra
2-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 1 Georgia 3 SEC Network +
3-Mar 3:00 PM ET Georgia 11 Georgia Tech 9
5-Mar 6:30 PM ET GA Southern 2 Georgia 7
6-Mar 6:30 PM ET Stetson 5 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
8-Mar 5:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
9-Mar 1:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
9-Mar 5:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 19 SEC Network +
12-Mar 5:00 PM ET Iowa 5 Georgia 10 SEC Network +
15-Mar 6:30 PM ET Georgia 10 Kentucky 16 SEC Network +
16-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia 3 Kentucky 9 SEC Network +
17-Mar 1:00 PM ET Georgia 1 Kentucky 12 SEC Network +
19-Mar 5:00 PM ET Wofford 6 Georgia 18 SEC Network +
23-Mar 6:00 PM ET Alabama 5 Georgia 9 SEC Network +
23-Mar 12:00 PM ET Alabama 5 Georgia 6 SEC Network
24-Mar 1:00 PM ET Alabama 0 Georgia 10 SEC Network +
26-Mar 5:00 PM ET Mercer Georgia SEC Network +
29-Mar 6:30 PM ET Georgia 16 Tennessee 2 SEC Network +
30-Mar 5:00 PM ET Georgia 11 Tennessee 16 SEC Network
31-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia 0 Tennessee 7 SEC Network
2-Apr 5:00 PM ET Georgia St 1 Georgia 10
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia 1 Mississippi St 6
6-Apr 8:00 PM ET Georgia 3 Mississippi St 2 SEC Network
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia 8 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network+
9-Apr 5:00 PM ET Kennesaw St 5 Georgia 15 SEC Network+
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri 10 Georgia 15 SEC Network
12-Apr 6:00 PM ET Missouri 6 Georgia 5 SEC Network+
13-Apr 2:00 PM ET Missouri 7 Georgia 10 SEC Network+
19-Apr 6:00 PM ET Ole Miss 6 Georgia 17 SEC Network+
20-Apr 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss 6 Georgia 17 SEC Network+
20-Apr 1:00 PM ET Ole Miss 3 Georgia 2 SEC Network+
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET Clemson 3 Georgia 4 SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia 2 Texas A&M 6 SEC Network+
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Georgia 9 Texas A&M 19 SEC Network+
27-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia 5 Texas A&M 4 SEC Network+
30-Apr 6:00 PM ET Georgia Kennesaw St
3-May 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
4-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
5-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
9-May 8:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
10-May 5:30 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network
11-May 2:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
16-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia SEC Network+
17-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Florida Georgia SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M SEC Network+
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament SEC Network
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Vanderbilt-Georgia Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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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

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Georgia Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,387-1,828-24
SEC Record: 851-967-4
SEC Championships: 6 (1933, 1953-54, 2001, 2004, 2008)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 27 (1978, 1985-90, 1992-95, 2000-02, 2004, 2006, 2008-09, 2012, 2014, 2016-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 31-49
SEC Tournament Championships: 0
NCAA Regional Appearances: 14 (1953, 1987, 1990, 1992, 2001-02, 2004, 2006, 2008-09, 2011, 2018-19, 22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 6 (1987, 1990, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
Super Regional Appearances: 4 (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
Super Regional Championships: 4 (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
College World Series Appearances: 6 (1987, 1990, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
National Championships: 1 (1990)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 53-36 (.596)

Vanderbilt-Georgia Series Prediction

Vanderbilt 2 wins, Georgia 1 win

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