2014 Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team

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2014 Vanderbilt Commodores baseball
Vanderbilt Commodores logo.svg
National Champions
College World Series Final, W, 2–1
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division East
2014 record 51–21 (17–13 SEC)
Head coach Tim Corbin
Home stadium Hawkins Field
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Eastern
#25 Florida xy 21 9 0   .700     40 23 0   .635
#23 South Carolina y 18 12 0   .600     44 18 0   .710
#1 Vanderbilt y 17 13 0   .567     51 21 0   .708
Kentucky y 14 16 0   .467     37 25 0   .597
Tennessee 12 18 0   .400     31 23 0   .574
Georgia 11 18 1   .383     26 29 1   .473
Missouri 6 24 0   .200     20 33 0   .377
Western
#4 Ole Miss xy 19 11 0   .633     48 21 0   .696
#15 LSU y 17 11 1   .603     46 16 1   .738
#28 Mississippi State y 18 12 0   .600     39 24 0   .619
Arkansas y 16 14 0   .533     40 25 0   .615
#29 Alabama y 15 14 0   .517     37 24 0   .607
Texas A&M y 14 16 0   .467     36 26 0   .581
Auburn 10 20 0   .333     28 28 0   .500
x – Division champion
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of 20:27, 2 July 2016 (UTC)[1][2]; Rankings from NCBWA

The 2014 Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team represented Vanderbilt University in the 2014 NCAA Division I baseball season. The team played its home games at Hawkins Field in Nashville, Tennessee. The team was coached by Tim Corbin in his twelfth season at Vanderbilt.

The Commodores won the 2014 College World Series, defeating the Virginia Cavaliers 2 games to 1 in the championship series.[3] It was the first NCAA men's championship in school history.

Personnel[edit]

Roster[edit]

2014 Vanderbilt Commodores roster[4]
 

Pitchers

  • 11 - Tyler Beede - Junior
  • 12 - Adam Ravenelle - Junior
  • 13 - Walker Buehler - Sophomore
  • 15 - Carson Fulmer - Sophomore
  • 19 - Steven Rice - Senior
  • 21 - John Kilichowski - Freshman
  • 24 - Jordan Sheffield - Freshman
  • 28 - Jared Miller - Junior
  • 31 - Ryan Johnson - Freshman
  • 32 - Hayden Stone - Freshman
  • 33 - Brian Miller - Junior
  • 34 - Luke Stephenson - Redshirt Freshman
  • 35 - Ben Bowden - Freshman
  • 40 - T.J. Pecoraro - Senior
  • 45 - Tyler Ferguson - Sophomore
 

Catchers

  • 5 - Jason Delay - Freshman
  • 25 - Karl Ellison - Freshman
  • 44 - Chris Harvey - Junior

Infielders

  • 2 - Tyler Campbell - Sophomore
  • 3 - Vince Conde - Junior
  • 7 - Dansby Swanson - Sophomore
  • 9 - Xavier Turner - Sophomore
  • 16 - Penn Murfee - Freshman
  • 36 - Aubrey McCarty - Freshman
  • 43 - Zander Wiel - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 55 - Tyler Green - Freshman
 

Outfielders

  • 1 - Ro Coleman - Freshman
  • 6 - Drake Parker - Freshman
  • 8 - Rhett Wiseman - Sophomore
  • 10 - John Norwood - Junior
  • 18 - Nolan Rogers - Freshman
  • 20 - Bryan Reynolds - Freshman
  • 23 - Will Cooper - Junior
  • 39 - Kyle Smith - Sophomore
 

Coaches[edit]

2014 Vanderbilt Commodores baseball coaching staff[4]
  • 4 - Tim Corbin - Head Coach
  • 26 - Scott Brown - Pitching Coach
  • 50 - Travis Jewett - Assistant Coach
  • 17 - Drew Hedman - Volunteer Assistant Coach

Schedule[edit]

2014 Vanderbilt Commodores Baseball Game Log[5]
Regular Season
Post-Season
SEC Tournament
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Attendance Overall Record SECT Record
May 20 (11) Tennessee Hoover Metropolitan StadiumHoover, AL W 3–2 Buehler (10–2) Martin (4–4) Fulmer (10) 41–16 1–0
May 21 (3) #14 LSU Hoover Metropolitan Stadium • Hoover, AL L 1–117 Posche (9–3) Miller (6–2) None 41–17 1–1
May 22 (2) #13 Ole Miss Hoover Metropolitan Stadium • Hoover, AL L 2–7 Greenwood (2–1) Beede (7–7) None 41–18 1–2
NCAA Tournament: Nashville Regional
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Attendance Overall Record NCAAT Record
May 30 (4) Xavier Hawkins FieldNashville, TN W 11–0 Beede (8–7) Nittoli (6–4) None 2,915 42–18 1–0
May 31 (2) #20 Oregon Hawkins Field • Nashville, TN W 7–2 Fulmer (6–1) Gold (10–3) None 2,841 43–18 2–0
June 1 (2) #20 Oregon Hawkins Field • Nashville, TN W 3–2 Buehler (11–2) Cleavinger (3–2) None 2,639 44–18 3–0
NCAA Tournament: Nashville Super Regional
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Attendance Overall Record NCAAT Record
June 6 #15 Stanford Hawkins FieldNashville, TN W 11–6 Ferguson (8–3) Hochstatter (10–3) None 3,626 45–18 4–0
June 7 #15 Stanford Hawkins Field • Nashville, TN L 4–5 Vanegas (4–3) Ravenelle (3–2) None 3,626 45–19 4–1
June 8 #15 Stanford Hawkins Field • Nashville, TN W 12–5 Stone (2–0) James (3–4) None 3,626 46–19 5–1
College World Series
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Attendance Overall Record CWS Record
June 14 #3 Louisville TD Ameritrade ParkOmaha, NE W 3–5 Fulmer (7–1) Funkhouser (13–3) Ravenelle (1) 23,625 47–19 1–0
June 16 #8 UC Irvine TD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE W 6–4 Buehler (12–2) Surrey (8–5) None 20,792 48–19 2–0
June 20 #6 Texas TD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE L 0–4 Thornhill (9–3) Ferguson (8–4) None 18,287 48–20 2–1
June 21 #6 Texas TD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE W 4–3 Stone (3–0) Curtiss (2–3) None 16,084 49–20 3–1
June 23 #1 Virginia TD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE W 9–8 Miller (7–2) Kirby (9–3) Ravenelle (2) 20,755 50–20 4–1
June 24 #1 Virginia TD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE L 2–7 Waddell (10–3) Beede (8–8) None 24,308 50–21 4–2
June 25 #1 Virginia TD Ameritrade Park • Omaha, NE W 3–2 Stone (4–0) Howard (2–2) Ravenelle (3) 18,344 51–21 5–2

Ranking Movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Final 
Coaches' 8 8* 4 3 3 5 4 7 12 14 9 10 9 10 14 1 
Baseball America 10 9 8 8 7 6 7 7 11 18 25 20 18 18 19 20 1 
Collegiate Baseball^ 9 8 4 6 5 3 5 5 10 16 26 25 17 14 18 19 8 5 1 
NCBWA 10 6 4 6 5 5 6 5 7 11 15 11 10 10 10 13 6 1 1

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Men's College Baseball SEC Conference Home Page". WarrenNolan.com. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Southeastern Conference Standings". D1 Baseball. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Vandy wins 1st CWS championship". ESPN.com. June 26, 2014. Retrieved June 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "2014 Baseball Roster". Vanderbilt Commodores. Retrieved June 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2013–2014 Schedule". Vanderbilt Commodores. Retrieved June 14, 2014.