SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at South Carolina

South Carolina-Vanderbilt baseball series preview

Vanderbilt travels to South Carolina 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

Enrique Bradfield Jr of Vanderbilt
Enrique Bradfield Jr. of Vanderbilt
Founders Park (8,242)
Founders Park (8,242)
Andrew Eyster of South Carolina
Andrew Eyster of South Carolina

Series Schedule March 24-26

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Thursday 8:00 PM ESPN2 Tickets
Game 2 Friday 7:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 2:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Hitting

  BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR SF BB Bunts SB
Vanderbilt 0.328 0.419 124 165 35 5 29 10 78 7 25
South Carolina 0.268 0.402 96 147 21 3 15 9 82 7 15

Pitching & Fielding

  ERA K/9 OBA HA/9 HB SWR WHIP HR BB/9 DP F%
Vanderbilt 2.11 12.8 0.180 5.75 15 3.85 1.01 4 3.41 11 0.971
South Carolina 5.32 10.5 0.258 9.07 13 2.41 1.49 26 4.29 6 0.980

Statistical Leaders

Vanderbilt Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Dominic Keegan Vanderbilt 0.437 0.518 31 8 1 5 24 13 0
Davis Diaz Vanderbilt 0.382 0.500 21 5 0 1 11 15 3
Spencer Jones Vanderbilt 0.371 0.477 26 9 0 3 18 12 5
Enrique Bradfield Jr. Vanderbilt 0.347 0.433 26 4 2 2 12 13 13
Tate Kolwyck Vanderbilt 0.333 0.380 24 7 0 6 20 6 0
Carter Young Vanderbilt 0.324 0.448 23 4 3 4 16 14 2
Javier Vaz Vanderbilt 0.286 0.391 16 4 1 2 15 9 1
Jack Bulger Vanderbilt 0.242 0.347 15 0 0 1 6 9 2

Vanderbilt Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Carter Holton Vanderbilt 4 0 2.10 5 5 0 30.0 11 7 7 6 45 0.111
Chris McElvain Vanderbilt 3 0 2.49 5 5 0 25.1 18 12 7 7 38 0.191

South Carolina Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Andrew Eyster South Carolina 0.366 0.418 26 4 0 3 23 6 0
Michael Braswell South Carolina 0.346 0.452 27 3 1 1 12 15 2
Braylen Wimmer South Carolina 0.325 0.368 26 3 0 0 13 3 6
Brandt Belk South Carolina 0.319 0.412 22 5 0 3 13 11 5
Kevin Madden South Carolina 0.294 0.390 20 0 1 4 13 8 3
Colin Burgess South Carolina 0.196 0.393 9 2 0 1 6 12 0.00
Josiah Sightler South Carolina 0.167 0.274 9 2 0 1 4 5 1.00

South Carolina Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Will Sanders South Carolina 3 1 3.64 5 5 0 29.2 28 12 12 11 32 0.246
Aidan Hunter South Carolina 3 2 3.86 9 1 0 23.1 24 12 10 3 14 0.264
Noah Hall South Carolina 0 3 8.55 6 3 0 20.0 31 19 19 11 23 0.348

D1Baseball RPI

Vanderbilt:

14

South Carolina:

64

Vanderbilt Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
99 Jack Anderson RHP 6’5” 190 Gr. Nashville TN
30 Nelson Berkwich LHP 5’11” 190 So. Boca Raton FL
51 Enrique Bradfield Jr. OF 6’1” 160 So. Hialeah FL
46 Gage Bradley RHP 6’3” 190 So. Clarksville TN
16 Jack Bulger UTL 6’0” 210 So. Bowie MD
98 Greysen Carter RHP 6’4” 218 Fr. Louisville CO
39 Gavin Casas IF 6’3” 225 So. Pembroke Pines FL
97 Bryce Cunningham RHP 6’5” 225 Fr. Headland AL
11 Davis Diaz IF 5’11” 170 Fr. Pittsburg CA
43 Michael Doolin RHP 6’4’’ 220 Jr. Schererville IN
45 Alan Espinal C 6’0” 190 So. Viera FL
44 Donye Evans RHP 6’6” 220 So. Decatur GA
95 Devin Futrell LHP 6’5” 195 Fr. Pembroke Pines FL
31 Miles Garrett RHP 5’10” 165 So. Stone Mountain GA
17 Ryan Ginther LHP 5’11” 201 Fr. Gallatin TN
3 Rob Gordon IF 6’2” 176 Fr. Mableton GA
77 Brett Hansen LHP 6’4” 205 So. Pleasanton CA
21 Calvin Hewett OF 6’3” 205 So. Greenland N.H.
40 Sam Hliboki RHP 6’3’’ 210 Jr. Los Angeles CA
20 Carter Holton LHP 5’11” 195 Fr. Guyton GA
52 Sam Hunt UTL 6’2” 205 Fr. Minneapolis MN
34 Spencer Jones UTL 6’7’’ 225 Jr. Encinitas CA
12 Dominic Keegan UTL 6’0” 210 Sr. Methuen MA
6 Tate Kolwyck IF 5’11” 195 Sr. Memphis TN
19 Troy LaNeve OF 6’0’’ 210 Jr. Pittsburgh PA
42 Christian Little RHP 6’4” 210 So. St. Louis MO
50 Kyle Magrans RHP 6’3” 210 Fr. Clarksville TN
29 Nick Maldonado RHP 6’1’’ 205 Jr. Short Hills NJ
23 Kenny Mallory Jr. UTL 6’3” 195 Fr. Lawrenceville GA
35 Chris McElvain RHP 6’0’’ 205 Jr. Thompson Station TN
10 T.J. McKenzie UTL 6’1’’ 180 Jr. Loxahatchee FL
5 Anthony Migliaccio UTL 6’1” 200 Fr. Wyandotte MI
36 Grayson Moore RHP 6’3” 190 So. Longwood FL
25 Parker Noland IF 6’1’’ 200 Jr. Knoxville TN
33 Hunter Owen LHP 6’6” 240 So. South Portland ME
1 Matthew Polk UTL 5’11” 180 Fr. Long Beach CA
55 Colton Regen RHP 6’4” 170 Fr. Lebanon TN
88 Patrick Reilly RHP 6’3” 210 So. Sea Girt NJ
18 JD Rogers OF 5’10” 185 Fr. Carmel IN
66 Thomas Schultz RHP 6’6’’ 225 Jr. Mount Carmel PA
48 Christian Smith OF 6’2” 195 Fr. Atlanta GA
13 Jonathan Vastine IF 5’11” 165 Fr. Bartow FL
2 Javier Vaz IF 5’9” 151 Sr. Huntsville AL
9 Carter Young IF 6’0’’ 180 Jr. Selah WA

South Carolina Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
36 Cade Austin RHP 6′-3″ 230 R-Fr. Chapin SC
29 Matthew Becker LHP 6′-3″ 200 Fr. Chapin SC
13 Brandt Belk OF 6′-5″ 180 Grad. Houston TX
18 Julian Bosnic LHP 6′-3″ 218 R-Jr. Lutz FL
7 Michael Braswell INF/RHP 6′-2″ 195 Fr. Mabelton GA
10 Colin Burgess C 5′-8″ 195 Jr. Lexington KY
21 Connor Cino OF 6′-1″ 206 So. Mt. Pleasant SC
44 Parker Coyne RHP 6′-2″ 210 5th Suwanee GA
31 David Cromer OF 6′-2″ 225 R-Fr. Lexington SC
26 Thad Ector OF 6′-2″ 195 Fr. Tyrone GA
24 Michael Esposito LHP 5′-10″ 190 Jr. Port Washington NY
11 Andrew Eyster OF 6′-3″ 220 5th Ocala FL
16 John Gilreath LHP 6′-0″ 179 5th Rock Hill SC
33 Noah Hall RHP 6′-0″ 190 Jr. Charlotte NC
34 James Hicks RHP 6′-2″ 190 Jr. Conway AR
20 Matt Hogan OF 6′-0″ 195 Sr. Melville NY
15 Carson Hornung INF 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Overland Park KS
38 Aidan Hunter RHP 6′-4″ 205 Fr. Summerville SC
14 Eli Jones RHP 6′-1″ 190 Fr. Peachtree City GA
22 Elijah Lambros OF 6′-2″ 195 Fr. Fredericksburg VA
5 Talmadge LeCroy UTL 6′-2″ 190 Fr. Belton SC
50 Kevin Madden INF 6′-1″ 215 Sr. Glenwood MD
23 Jack Mahoney RHP 6′-3″ 210 So. Arlington Heights IL
19 Cole Messina C 6′-0″ 215 Fr. Summerville SC
4 Jackson Phipps LHP 6′-5″ 225 So. Dallas GA
32 Will Sanders RHP 6′-6″ 215 So. Atlanta GA
12 Josiah Sightler INF/LHP 6′-5″ 235 Sr. Gaston SC
25 Sam Simpson RHP 6′-1″ 175 Fr. Carrollton GA
9 Evan Stone OF 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Irmo SC
40 Wesley Sweatt RHP 6′-3″ 225 Sr. Rock Hill SC
30 Brett Thomas RHP 6′-5″ 245 Jr. Atlanta GA
37 Cam Tringali RHP 6′-4″ 230 Gr. Columbia SC
28 Vytas Valincius INF 6′-4″ 230 Fr. Lockport IL
2 Jalen Vasquez INF 6′-0″ 170 So. North Charleston SC
45 CJ Weins RHP 6′-3″ 223 Sr. Lockport IL
3 Braylen Wimmer INF 6′-4″ 200 Jr. Yukon OK

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma State 0 Vanderbilt 3 SEC Network+
19-Feb 2:00 PM ET Oklahoma State 4 Vanderbilt 3 SEC Network+
20-Feb 2:00 PM ET Oklahoma State 7 Vanderbilt 5 SEC Network+
22-Feb 5:30 PM ET North Alabama PPD Vanderbilt PPD SEC Network+
23-Feb 5:30 PM ET Evansville 0 Vanderbilt 9 SEC Network+
25-Feb 5:30 PM ET Army 2 Vanderbilt 7 SEC Network+
26-Feb 3:00 PM ET Army 7 Vanderbilt 10 SEC Network+
27-Feb 2:00 PM ET Army 0 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network+
1-Mar 5:30 PM ET C Arkansas 2 Vanderbilt 5 SEC Network+
4-Mar 11:35 PM ET Vanderbilt 9 Hawai’i 2
5-Mar Vanderbilt 12 Hawai’i 1
5-Mar 6:05 PM ET Vanderbilt 13 Hawai’i 1
6-Mar 6:05 PM ET Vanderbilt 2 Hawai’i 1
11-Mar 5:30 PM ET Wagner 7 Vanderbilt 12 SEC Network+
12-Mar 3:00 PM ET Wagner 0 Vanderbilt 13 SEC Network+
13-Mar 2:00 PM ET Wagner 5 Vanderbilt 15 SEC Network+
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Michigan 4 Vanderbilt 5 SEC Network
18-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri 2 Vanderbilt 15 SEC Network+
19-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 0 Vanderbilt 6 SEC Network+
20-Mar 2:00 PM ET Missouri 4 Vanderbilt 7 SEC Network+
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Belmont 4 Vanderbilt 13 SEC Network+
24-Mar 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt South Carolina ESPN2
25-Mar TBA Vanderbilt South Carolina SEC Network+
26-Mar TBA Vanderbilt South Carolina SEC Network+
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET Lipscomb Vanderbilt SEC Network+
1-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt ESPN2
2-Apr 8:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC Network
3-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC Network+
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Austin Peay Vanderbilt SEC Network+
8-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Auburn SEC Network+
9-Apr TBA Vanderbilt Auburn SEC Network+
10-Apr 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Auburn SEC Network+
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Western KY Vanderbilt SEC Network+
15-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt ESPN2
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt SEC Network
17-Apr 1:00 PM ET Florida Vanderbilt ESPNU
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Tech Vanderbilt SEC Network+
22-Apr TBA Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network+
23-Apr 12:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network
24-Apr TBA Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network+
28-Apr 8:00 PM ET Texas A&M Vanderbilt ESPNU
29-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Vanderbilt SEC Network+
30-Apr 3:00 PM ET Texas A&M Vanderbilt SEC Network+
3-May 7:00 PM ET Louisville Vanderbilt SEC Network
6-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
7-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network+
8-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia SEC Network
10-May 7:00 PM ET Indiana State Vanderbilt SEC Network+
13-May 7:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Arkansas SEC Network+
14-May 7:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Arkansas SEC Network+
15-May 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Arkansas SEC Network+
17-May 7:00 PM ET MTSU Vanderbilt SEC Network+
19-May 7:00 PM ET LSU Vanderbilt SEC Network+
20-May 7:00 PM ET LSU Vanderbilt SEC Network+
21-May 3:00 PM ET LSU Vanderbilt SEC Network+
May 24-29 SEC Baseball Tournament
Jun 3-27 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

South Carolina Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb 4:00 PM ET UNC Greensboro 7 South Carolina 9 SEC Network+
19-Feb 2:00 PM ET UNC Greensboro 5 South Carolina 4 SEC Network+
20-Feb 1:30 PM ET UNC Greensboro 7 South Carolina 8 SEC Network+
22-Feb 4:00 PM ET Winthrop 1 South Carolina 7 SEC Network+
25-Feb 4:00 PM ET G Washington 4 South Carolina 13 SEC Network+
26-Feb 2:00 PM ET G Washington 6 South Carolina 10 SEC Network+
27-Feb 1:30 PM ET G Washington PPD South Carolina PPD SEC Network+
1-Mar 6:00 PM ET South Carolina 9 Appalachian St 6 SEC Network+
4-Mar 7:00 PM ET Clemson 3 South Carolina 2 SEC Network+
5-Mar 4:00 PM ET South Carolina 2 Clemson 10 SEC Network+
6-Mar 3:00 PM ET South Carolina 2 Clemson 5 ACC Network
8-Mar 7:00 PM ET Xavier 15 South Carolina 7 SEC Network+
11-Mar 7:00 PM ET Texas PPD South Carolina PPD SEC Network+
11-Mar 7:00 PM ET Texas 9 South Carolina 5 SEC Network+
12-Mar 4:00 PM ET Texas 9 South Carolina 5 SEC Network+
13-Mar 1:30 PM ET Texas 9 South Carolina 5 SEC Network+
13-Mar 1:30 PM ET Texas 2 South Carolina 4 SEC Network+
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Gardner-Webb 0 South Carolina 12 SEC Network+
18-Mar 6:30 PM ET South Carolina 3 Tennessee 7 SEC Network+
19-Mar 12:00 PM ET South Carolina 2 Tennessee 5 SEC Network
20-Mar 1:00 PM ET South Carolina Tennessee SEC Network+
22-Mar TBA South Carolina The Citadel
24-Mar 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt South Carolina ESPN2
25-Mar TBA Vanderbilt South Carolina SEC Network+
26-Mar TBA Vanderbilt South Carolina SEC Network+
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET Presbyterian South Carolina SEC Network+
1-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Missouri SEC Network+
2-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Missouri SEC Network+
3-Apr 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Missouri SEC Network+
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina North Carolina
8-Apr TBA Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
9-Apr TBA Georgia South Carolina SEC Network+
10-Apr 12:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET North Florida South Carolina SEC Network+
14-Apr TBA Ole Miss South Carolina SEC Network+
15-Apr TBA Ole Miss South Carolina SEC Network+
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss South Carolina SEC Network+
20-Apr 6:00 PM ET South Carolina Winthrop
22-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Auburn SEC Network+
23-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Auburn SEC Network+
24-Apr 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Auburn SEC Network+
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alabama South Carolina SEC Network
29-Apr TBA Alabama South Carolina SEC Network+
30-Apr 12:00 PM ET Alabama South Carolina SEC Network
4-May 7:00 PM ET NC A&T South Carolina SEC Network
6-May 7:30 PM ET South Carolina Texas A&M SEC Network+
7-May 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Texas A&M SEC Network+
8-May 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Texas A&M SEC Network+
10-May 7:00 PM ET SC Upstate South Carolina SEC Network+
13-May TBA Kentucky South Carolina SEC Network+
14-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky South Carolina SEC Network
15-May TBA Kentucky South Carolina SEC Network+
17-May 7:00 PM ET Charlotte South Carolina SEC Network+
19-May 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Florida SEC Network+
20-May 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Florida SEC Network+
21-May 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Florida SEC Network+
May 24-29 SEC Baseball Tournament
Jun 3-27 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

Vanderbilt-South Carolina Series Prediction

South Carolina has struggled mightily so far this season while Vandy has been its usual mighty self. Look for the Commodores to dominate this series.

Vanderbilt 3 wins, South Carolina 0 wins

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