SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at South Carolina

South Carolina-Vanderbilt

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

Austin Martin, Vanderbilt
Austin Martin, Vanderbilt
Founders Park (8,242)
Founders Park (8,242)
TJ Hopkins, S. Carolina
TJ Hopkins, S. Carolina

Series Schedule March 15-17

Day Start Time (CT) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:00 PM CT SEC NETWORK + Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 7:00 PM CT ESPNU Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 1:30 PM ET SEC NETWORK + Tickets

Team Statistical Comparison

Hitting

BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB CS SB
Vanderbilt 0.316 0.413 347 479 100 14 57 323 231 16 45
South Carolina 0.233 0.333 244 334 73 10 63 225 177 18 41

Pitching & Fielding

ERA K OBA H R ER BB 2B 3B HR F%
Vanderbilt 3.75 458 0.224 323 175 161 171 62 5 15 0.982
South Carolina 4.70 398 0.257 387 234 202 151 66 9 32 0.974

Statistical Leaders

Vanderbilt Batting Leaders

Name AVG OBP SLG OPS R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Austin Martin 0.405 0.486 0.601 1.087 50 64 11 4 4 23 21 21 6
Ethan Paul 0.353 0.403 0.538 0.941 32 61 15 1 5 49 16 40 6
JJ Bleday 0.343 0.448 0.763 1.211 53 58 8 0 21 56 33 38 0
Philip Clarke 0.325 0.406 0.524 0.930 30 54 11 2 6 48 19 25 2
Stephen Scott 0.323 0.445 0.535 0.980 38 50 15 0 6 34 30 40 2
Harrison Ray 0.286 0.331 0.379 0.710 29 40 6 2 1 19 9 42 13

Vanderbilt Pitching Leaders

Name W L ERA SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Mason Hickman 5 0 2.04 0 3 53.0 37 14 12 13 67 0.194
Patrick Raby 7 1 2.77 0 0 55.1 46 19 17 32 58 0.231
Drake Fellows 9 0 3.67 1 0 68.2 59 28 28 27 78 0.230
Kumar Rocker 5 4 4.31 0 0 48.0 49 26 23 13 51 0.257

South Carolina Batting Leaders

Name AVG OBP SLG OPS R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Luke Berryhill 0.290 0.411 0.594 1.005 34 45 15 1 10 39 30 35 6
TJ Hopkins 0.279 0.354 0.517 0.871 37 48 8 3 9 36 20 40 14
Andrew Eyster 0.264 0.343 0.480 0.823 20 33 7 1 6 20 14 45 0
Jacob Olson 0.257 0.339 0.539 0.878 28 43 11 0 12 30 12 33 6
Noah Campbell 0.233 0.317 0.371 0.688 26 37 5 1 5 17 16 38 8
George Callil 0.226 0.338 0.400 0.738 16 26 6 1 4 15 12 28 0
Chris Cullen 0.223 0.306 0.403 0.709 20 31 10 0 5 19 13 26 0
Brady Allen 0.213 0.355 0.397 0.752 30 30 4 2 6 26 29 45 4

South Carolina Pitching Leaders

Name W L ERA SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Cam Tringali 2 2 3.44 0 1 52.1 42 23 20 10 52 0.230
Reid Morgan 3 4 3.64 0 0 69.1 79 35 28 11 54 0.297

NCAA RPI

Vanderbilt:

2

South Carolina:

67

Vanderbilt Roster

No. Name Pos. Bats-Throws Ht. Wt. Class City State
2 Harrison Ray IF R/R 5′-11″ 200 Jr. Longwood FL
3 Cooper Davis OF L/R 5′-10″ 175 So. Mississauga Ontario
5 Philip Clarke C L/R 5′-11″ 190 So. Franklin TN
6 Tate Kolwyck IF R/R 5′-11″ 185 Fr. Memphis TN
8 Isaiah Thomas OF R/R 6′-2″ 190 Fr. Palm Beach Gardens FL
10 Ethan Paul IF L/R 5′-10″ 180 Sr. Bellevue WA
11 Matt Hogan OF L/R 6′-0″ 190 Fr. Melville NY.
12 Dominic Keegan UTL R/R 6′-0″ 210 Fr. Methuen MA
13 Kiambu Fentress OF R/R 6′-0″ 175 R-Jr. Nashville TN
16 Austin Martin UTL R/R 6′-0″ 175 So. Jacksonville Fla
17 Walker Grisanti OF L/R 5′-11″ 195 Sr. Collierville TN
18 Pat DeMarco OF R/R 5′-9″ 192 So. Staten Island NY.
19 Stephen Scott UTL L/R 5′-11″ 200 Sr. Cary NC
20 Ty Duvall C L/R 5′-10″ 185 Jr. Lebanon OH
21 Tyler Brown RHP R/R 6′-4″ 233 So. Ashland OH
22 Julian Infante IF R/R 6′-3″ 210 Sr. Miami FL
27 Ethan Smith RHP R/R 6′-1″ 200 Fr. Mt. Juliet TN
29 Patrick Raby RHP R/R 6′-3″ 230 Sr. Knoxville TN
30 Sterling Hayes IF R/R 6′-1″ 190 Fr. San Diego CA
32 Hugh Fisher LHP R/L 6′-5″ 187 So. Eads TN
33 Erik Kaiser RHP R/R 6′-4″ 215 So. Waterloo IL
34 Zach King LHP L/L 6′-6″ 212 Jr. Spring Hill TN
35 Jackson Gillis LHP R/L 6′-3″ 235 Jr. Wilmington MA
36 John Malcom UTL L/L 6′-3″ 220 Fr. West Bloomfield MI
39 Jake Eder LHP L/L 6′-4″ 220 So. Ocean Ridge FL
42 Justyn-Henry Malloy UTL R/R 6′-2″ 210 Fr. Bergenfield NJ
43 Austin Becker RHP R/R 6′-5″ 190 Fr. Columbus OH
44 Mason Hickman RHP R/R 6′-6″ 230 So. Hendersonville TN
45 Chance Huff RHP R/R 6′-4″ 210 Fr. Niceville FL
49 AJ Franklin LHP L/L 6′-1″ 180 R-Jr. Lebanon TN
50 Kumar Rocker RHP R/R 6′-4″ 255 Fr. Athens GA
51 JJ Bleday OF L/L 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Panama City Beach FL
55 Joe Gobillot LHP L/L 6′-6″ 228 R-Fr. Houston TX
66 Drake Fellows RHP L/R 6′-5″ 216 Jr. Plainfield IL
99 Jayson Gonzalez IF R/R 6′-2″ 207 So. Covina CA

South Carolina Roster

No. Name Pos. Bats-Throws Ht. Wt. Class City State
2 Noah Campbell INF S/R 6’0″ 200 So. Durham NC
3 Brady Allen OF R/L 6′-0″ 212 Fr. Lakeland FL
4 Jonah Beamon INF S/R 5′-6″ 172 Fr. Charlotte NC
5 TJ Hopkins OF R/R 6′-0″ 195 Sr. Summerville SC
6 George Callil INF R/R 6′-4″ 187 Jr.. Melbourne Australia
7 Jacob Olson UTIL R/R 6′-0″ 200 Sr. Monroe GA
8 Jacob English INF R/R 5′-9″ 161 Fr. Murrells Inlet SC
10 Nick Neville INF L/R 6′-0″ 194 Jr. Fairfax VA
11 Andrew Eyster OF R/R 6′-3″ 210 So. Ocala FL
12 Josiah Sightler INF L/L 6′-3″ 216 Fr. Gaston SC
14 Luke Berryhill C R/R 6′-1″ 227 R-So. Canton GA
24 Ian Jenkins OF R/R 5′-11″ 222 R-Fr. Suwanee GA
26 Quinntin Perez INF S/R 5′-8″ 194 Jr. Orcutt CA
31 Joel Brewer OF R/R 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Tampa FL
33 Chris Cullen C R/R 6′-5″ 221 Sr. Cumming GA
35 Jordan Holladay INF R/R 5′-11″ 226 R-Fr.. Sumter SC
38 Wes Clarke C R/R 6′-2″ 207 Fr. Forest VA
15 Daniel Lloyd RHP R/R 6′-1″ 211 Fr. Summerville SC
16 John Gilreath LHP L/L 5′-11″ 183 So. Rock Hill SC
23 Sawyer Bridges RHP R/R 5′-11″ 190 Jr. Summerville SC
27 Gage Hinson RHP R/R 6′-3″ 200 Sr. Lancaster SC
28 Ridge Chapman RHP R/R 6′-0″ 210 Sr.. Taylors SC
36 TJ Shook RHP R/R 6′-3″ 209 R-So. Irmo SC
37 Cam Tringali RHP R/R 6′-4″ 218 R-Fr. Columbia SC
40 Wesley Sweatt RHP R/R 6′-2″ 203 Fr. Rock Hill SC
41 Cole Ganopulos LHP L/L 6′-0″ 215 Jr.- Jonesboro GA
43 Hayden Lehman RHP R/R 6′-0″ 206 Jr. Marietta GA
44 Parker Coyne RHP R/R 6′-2″ 191 So. Suwanee GA
47 Dylan Harley LHP L/L 6’2″ 209 Fr. Summerville SC
48 Julian Bosnic LHP/OF L/L 6’2″ 201 Fr. Lutz FL
49 Brett Kerry RHP R/R 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Clemmons NC

Schedule/Results

Vanderbilt

South Carolina

Date Opponent Score
Feb 15 Virginia (@Talking Stick, AZ) W 15-9
Feb 16 CSU Fullerton (@Talking Stick, AZ) W 14-9
Feb 17 TCU (@Talking Stick, AZ) L 10-2
Feb 20 vs Evansville W 5-4
Feb 22 vs Pepperdine Cancelled
Feb 24 vs Pepperdine W 6-3
Feb 24 vs Pepperdine W 6-2
Feb 26 vs SE Missouri St W 11-3
Feb 27 vs Austin Peay L 7-6
Mar 1 vs Dayton W 11-3
Mar 2 vs Dayton W 5-1
Mar 3 vs Dayton W 2-0
Mar 5 vs Davidson W 24-2
Mar 6 vs ETSU W 12-4
Mar 9 vs Illinois State W 10-4
Mar 10 vs Illinois State W 9-1
Mar 10 vs Illinois State L 7-3
Mar 12 vs Samford W 11-6
Mar 15 @ Texas A&M W 7-4
Mar 16 @ Texas A&M L 8-7
Mar 17 @ Texas A&M L 7-0
Mar 19 @ Belmont W 3-0
Mar 21 vs Florida W 5-0
Mar 22 vs Florida W 15-2
Mar 23 vs Florida W 14-4
Mar 26 @ Lipscomb W 15-1
Mar 29 vs Tennessee W 4-2
Mar 30 vs Tennessee W 10-4
Mar 31 vs Tennessee L 7-6
Apr 2 vs W Kentucky W 5-4 (10)
Apr 5 @ Georgia W 3-2
Apr 6 @ Georgia L 8-3
Apr 7 @ Georgia L 3-1
Apr 9 @ Middle Tenn W 15-3
Apr 12 vs Arkansas W 3-2
Apr 13 vs Arkansas W 12-2
Apr 14 vs Arkansas L 14-12
Apr 16 vs Indiana State W 7-1
Apr 19 @ Alabama W 7-4
Apr 20 @ Alabama W 13-5
Apr 21 @ Alabama W 2-0
Apr 25 vs Auburn W 12-6
Apr 26 vs Auburn W 5-2
Apr 27 vs Auburn W 9-5
Apr 30 vs Tenn Tech
May 3 @ South Carolina
May 4 @ South Carolina
May 5 @ South Carolina
May 7 @ Louisville
May 10 vs Missouri
May 11 vs Missouri
May 12 vs Missouri
May 14 vs Middle Tenn
May 16 @ Kentucky
May 17 @ Kentucky
May 18 @ Kentucky
Date Opponent Score
Feb 15 vs Liberty L 6-5
Feb 16 vs Liberty W 13-7
Feb 17 vs Liberty W 3-2
Feb 19 vs Winthrop W 8-6
Feb 20 vs Presbyterian postponed
Feb 22 vs Utah Valley W 15-3
Feb 23 vs Utah Valley W 6-5
Feb 24 vs Utah Valley W 10-3
Feb 26 vs Appalachian St W 3-1
Mar 1 @ Clemson W 5-4
Mar 2 @ Clemson L 11-5
Mar 3 vs Clemson W 14-3
Mar 5 vs The Citadel W 9-0
Mar 6 vs Gardner-Webb L 10-2
Mar 8 vs Valparaiso W 9-2
Mar 9 vs Valparaiso W 3-2
Mar 10 vs Valparaiso W 12-6
Mar 12 @ The Citadel W 10-9
Mar 15 vs Georgia L 6-1
Mar 16 vs Georgia L 8-7
Mar 17 vs Georgia L 4-2
Mar 19 @ Furman W 12-7
Mar 22 @ Tennessee L 15-5
Mar 23 @ Tennessee W 3-2
Mar 24 @ Tennessee L 6-3
Mar 26 vs NC A&T L 2-0
Mar 29 vs Auburn L 4-2
Mar 30 vs Auburn W 4-0
Mar 31 vs Auburn L 7-5
Apr 2 @ NC State W 10-8
Apr 4 @ Alabama L 9-0
Apr 5 @ Alabama L 4-1
Apr 6 @ Alabama W 5-4
Apr 9 vs Charlotte W 5-4
Apr 11 @ Florida L 9-5
Apr 12 @ Florida W 6-3
Apr 13 @ Florida L 6-4
Apr 16 @ North Carolina W 5-2
Apr 18 vs Texas A&M L 8-2
Apr 20 vs Texas A&M W 3-2
Apr 20 vs Texas A&M L 6-3
Apr 23 @ Charleston So W 10-3
Apr 26 @ Missouri L 5-2
Apr 27 @ Missouri L 11-0
Apr 28 @ Missouri L 9-7
May 3 vs Vanderbilt
May 4 vs Vanderbilt
May 5 vs Vanderbilt
May 8 vs Furman
May 10 vs Kentucky
May 11 vs Kentucky
May 12 vs Kentucky
May 14 vs SC Upstate
May 16 @ Mississippi St
May 17 @ Mississippi St
May 18 @ Mississippi St

Vanderbilt-South Carolina Prediction

South Carolina has been way down this season. This weekend they host a Vanderbilt team that is clicking on all cylinders. The Gamecocks might steal one but more than likely Vandy will get its third sweep in a row. Vanderbilt 3 wins, South Carolina 1 win.

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