VITAL STATS: WORLD SERIES WEEKEND I

This weekend the Vanderbilt Commodores will battle Louisville, UC-Irvine and Texas for a chance to advance to the College World Series finals next weekend. Look inside for vital information on each team.

VANDERBILT


RECORD: 46-19, (17-13 SEC)

REGIONAL: Beat Xavier, 11-0; Beat Oregon, 7-2; Beat Oregon, 3-2.

SUPER REGIONAL: Beat Stanford, 11-6; Lost to Stanford, 5-4; Beat Stanford, 12-5.

TOP PITCHERS: RHP Carson Fulmer (6-1, 1.78 ERA), RHP Tyler Beede (8-7, 3.58 ERA), RHP Walker Buehler (11-2, 2.39 ERA)

TOP BATTERS: Bryan Reynolds (.343, 52 RBI), Dansby Swanson (.335, 32 RBI), Vince Conde (.303, 47 RBI)

LOUISVILLE


RECORD: 50-15, (19-5 American Athletic)

REGIONAL: Beat Kent State, 5-0; Beat Kansas, 6-3; Beat Kentucky, 4-1.

SUPER REGIONAL: Beat Kennesaw State, 5-3; Beat Kennesaw State, 7-4.

TOP PITCHERS: RHP Kyle Funkhouser (13-2, 1.73 ERA), RHP Anthony Kidston (9-0, 3.54 ERA) RHP Jared Ruxer (7-1, 2.27 ERA)

TOP BATTERS: Cole Sturgeon (.331, 34 RBI), Jeff Gardner (.321, 68 RBI), Alex Chittenden (.291, 30 RBI)

UC IRVINE


RECORD: 40-23, (15-9 Big West)

REGIONAL: Beat UNLV, 10-2; Beat Oregon State, 14-2; Lost to Oregon State, 4-0; Beat Oregon State, 4-2.

SUPER REGIONAL: Beat Oklahoma State, 8-4; Beat Oklahoma State, 1-0.

TOP PITCHERS: LHP Elliot Surrey (8-4, 1.99 ERA), RHP Andrew Morales (11-2, 1.52 ERA), RHP Evan Brock (8-6, 3.16 ERA)

TOP BATTERS: Connor Spencer (.370, 44 RBI), Jerry McClanahan (.320, 36 RBI), Taylor Sparks (.307, 34 RBI, 5 HR)

TEXAS


RECORD: 43-19, (13-11 Big 12)

REGIONAL: Beat Texas A&M, 8-1; Beat Rice, 3-2; Lost to Texas A&M, 3-2; Beat Texas A&M, 4-1.

SUPER REGIONAL: Beat Houston, 4-2; Beat Houston, 4-0.

TOP PITCHERS: RHP Nathan Thornhill (8-2, 1.57 ERA), RHP Parker French (6-5, 2.45 ERA), RHP Lukas Schiraldi (7-3, 4.08 ERA)

TOP BATTERS: Mark Payton (.326, 38 RBI), C.J. Hinojosa (.300, 33 RBI), Ben Johnson, (.271, 32 RBI, 6 HR)
STAT COMPARISON
 VANLOU UCI TEX
ERA 2.75 2.78 2.76 2.32
Strike outs 574 551 442 352
Batting Av. .283 .287 .272 .268
Opp. Batting Av. .208 .228 .242 .228
RBIs 326 372 240 253
Hits 602 623 555541
Doubles 136 115 82 93
Triples 13 18 22 15
Home Runs 21 32 12 21
Runs 374 413 240 286
Opp. Runs 221 214 195 179
Fielding .942 .971 .974 .975