Baseball: CWS Bracket 1 rundown

Baseball: CWS Bracket 1 rundown

In one of the biggest events in Vanderbilt athletics history, the Commodore baseball team will face North Carolina in the College World Series on Saturday. Look inside for information on both both UNC and Vandy along with details of likely second game opponents Texas and Florida.

TEAMS

Florida (50-17, 22-8 SEC)
North Carolina (50-14, 20-10 ACC)
Vanderbilt (52-10, 22-8 SEC)
Texas (49-17, 19-8 Big 12)

SITE/VENUE

Site: Tulsa, Okla. Venue: Ameritrade Park (24,000)
Park Dimensions: 335-375-408-375-335 left to right.

SCHEDULE (Bracket One)

Saturday, June 18
Game 1: Vanderbilt vs. North Carolina – 1 p.m. CT (ESPN)
Game 2: Texas vs. Florida – 6 p.m. CT

Monday, June 20
Game 5: Loser vs. Game 2 Loser - 1 p.m. CT
Game 6: Winner vs. Game 2 Winner - 6 p.m. CT

Wednesday, June 22
Game 9: Winner 5 vs. Loser 6 - 6 p.m. CT


Friday, June 24
Game 11: Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 9- 1 p.m. CT


Saturday, June 25
Game 13: Winner Game 6 vs. Winner Game 9- 1 p.m. CT


TEAM INFORMATION

Florida

Head Coach: Kevin O'Sullivan

Florida ROSTER

Top Hitters: Mike Zunino (So., C) .376, 92 hits, 72 runs, 22 doubles, 18 HRs, 66 RBIs; Daniel Pigott (Jr., OF) .339 81 hits, 41 runs, 19 doubles, 5 HRs, 39 RBIs; Josh Adams (Sr., INF) .329, 80 hits, 33 runs, 11 doubles, 6 HRs, 42 RBIs; Preston Tucker (Jr., IN/OF) .314, 83 hits, 53 runs, 21 doubles, 14 HRs, 68 RBIs.

Top Pitchers: Karsten Whitson (Fr., RHP) 8-0, 2.45, 83 Ks; Hudson Randall (So., RHP) 10-3, 2.29 ERA, 62 Ks; Alex Panteliodis (Jr., LHP) 3.95 ERA, 44 Ks, 6-2.

North Carolina

Head Coach: Mike Fox

North Carolina ROSTER

Top Hitters: Colin Moran (Fr., INF) .335, 79 hits, 46 runs, 20 doubles, 9 HRs, 46 BBs, 69 RBIs; Tommy Coyle (So., INF), .318, 83 hits, 57 runs, 16 doubles, 38 BBs, 36 RBIs; Levi Michael (Jr., INF) .300, 69 hits, 14 doubles, 5 HRs, 48 RBIs, 48 BBs; Jesse Wierzbicki (Sr., INF) .298, 65 hits, 13 doubles, 7 HRs, 40 RBIs, 31 BBs; Jacob Stallings (Jr., C) .287, 64 hits, 16 doubles, 4 HRs, 41 RBIs, 41 BBs.

Top Pitchers: Patrick Johnson (Sr., RHP) 2.27 ERA, 13-1, 120 Ks, 30 BBs; Kent Emanuel (Fr.,LHP) 2.55 ERA, 8-1, 84 Ks, 22 BBs; Chris Munnelly (So., RHP) 4.11 ERA, 6-5, 57 Ks, 31 BBs; Greg Holt (Sr., RHP) 3.65 ERA, 7-1, 64 Ks, 31 BBs.

Vanderbilt

Head Coach: Tim Corbin

Vanderbilt ROSTER

Top Hitters: Aaron Westlake (Jr., INF) .353 avg., 83 hits, 58 runs, 17 doubles, 17 HRs, 54 RBIs; Jason Esposito (Jr., INF) .357 avg., 90 hits, 55 runs, 22 doubles, 9 HRs, 59 RBIs; Anthony Gomez (So., INF) .343 avg., 93 hits, 61 runs, 12 doubles, 2 triples, 45 RBIs.

Top Pitchers: Sonny Gray (Jr., RHP) 12-3, 1.97 ERA, 119 Ks, 41 BB; Grayson Garvin (Jr., LHP) 13-1, 2.36 ERA, 92 Ks, 24 BB; Taylor Hill (Sr., RHP) 5-1, 2.84 ERA, 88 Ks, 22 BB. Kevin Ziomek (Fr., LHP) 1.61 ERA, 46 Ks; Navery Moore (Jr., RHP) 1.21, 25 Ks, 11 saves.

Texas

Head Coach: Augie Garrido

Texas ROSTER

Top Hitters: Brandon Loy (Jr., INF) .344, 50 runs, 90 hits, 23 doubles, 30 RBIs, 19 SBs; Mark Payton (Fr., OF) .269, 37 runs, 63 hits, 11 doubles, 24 RBIs; Tant Shepherd (Sr., INF) .305, 53 runs, 75 hits, 20 doubles, 5 HRs, 40 RBIs; Erich Weiss (Fr., INF) .358 46 runs, 78 hits, 2 doubles, 4 HRs, 44 RBIs.

Top Pitchers: Taylor Jungmann (Jr., RHP) 13-2, 1.38 ERA, 123 Ks, 32 BBs; Cole Green (Sr., RHP) 8-3, 3.03 ERA, 103 Ks, 19 BBs; Nathan Thornhill (Fr., RHP) 3-0, 1.69 ERA, 37 Ks, 6 BBs; Sam Stafford (Jr., LHP) 6-2, 1.72 ERA, 88 Ks, 41 BBs; Hoby Milner (So., LHP) 7-4, 2.53 ERA, 60 Ks, 30 BBs.

STATISTICAL COMPARISON

HITTING STATS
 
UF
NC
TX
VU
Batting avg. .311 .289 .272 .319
Runs 435 445 345 442
Hits 715 623 580 682
Doubles 135 120 122 128
Triples 12 24 9 12
Home runs 67 39 17 47
RBIs 404 404 304 396
Walks 228 340 286 249
Strikeouts 369 374 359 330
Stolen bases 56 83 75 78
PITCHING STATS
 
UF
NC
TX
VU
Innings pitched 598.0 572.1 599.2 548.0
ERA 3.01 3.26 2.27 2.38
Runs allowed 234 235 182 174
Opponent Batting avg. .245 .246 .196 .216
Walks allowed 121 215 186 180
Strikeouts 504 577 555 529
Hits allowed 558 525 420 433
Doubles allowed 94 97 59 54
Triples allowed 16 10 16 7
Home runs allowed 35 23 19 28
FIELDING STATS
 
UF
NC
TX
VU
Fielding % .975 .979 .982 .973
Errors 63 50 46 62
Double plays turned 53 44 37 38
Stolen bases allowed 29 46 39 38

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