The Commodores pounded out 18 hits, including 11 in the final two innings, en route to the team's 44th win of the year. For the second straight day all nine players in the VU lineup had at least one hit with five collecting two hits or more on Saturday. Connor Harrell continued to swing a hot bat going 3-for-3 with three runs scored, three RBI and his sixth home run of the year. Aaron Westlake and Jason Esposito each hit home runs in the team's ninth inning rally. Tony Kemp led all players with four hits and Anthony Gomez added three RBI. Zach Cone led Georgia with two hits and two runs scored.
Mark Lamm picked up the win in relief working 1.2 scoreless innings for his fifth win. Tyler Maloof was pinned with the loss giving up five runs on five hits while recording just two outs. Vanderbilt starter Taylor Hill gave up four runs, two earned, on eight hits over 5.1 innings in a no decision.
Vanderbilt opens SEC Tournament play on Wednesday with seeding and game time yet to be determined. The Commodores can be the third or fourth seed in the tournament depending on the outcome of the Florida-Kentucky game.
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