NASHVILLE – Vanderbilt right-handed pitcher Drake Fellows and outfielder Stephen Scott have been recognized as 2019 Collegiate Baseball Preseason All-Americans, the publication announced on Monday.
Fellows, who was recognized as a second-team honoree, posted a 7-4 record alongside a 3.92 ERA as the team’s Friday night starter a year ago. The Plainfield, Illinois, native limited opponents to a .217 batting average in 16 starts.
Meanwhile, Scott was tabbed a third-team outfielder after batting .268 in 53 games a year ago. The Cary, N.C., native belted nine home runs in his final 14 games and finished with a team-best 15. He recorded at least one hit in 16 of his final 19 games.
Vanderbilt opens the 2019 season on Feb. 15 with the first of three games as part of the MLB Collegiate Baseball Tournament in Talking Stick, Ariz. The Commodores will face Virginia, Cal State Fullerton and TCU before returning to Hawkins Field for the home opener on Feb. 20.
Limited number of outfield season tickets on sale
A limited number of outfield season tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Vanderbilt baseball campaign by calling (615) 322-GOLD or by visiting vucommodores.com.
Tickets are priced at $99 – or $2.91 per game – for the Commodores’ 34 home outings including 19 nonconference tilts and 15 matchups against the Southeastern Conference. Vanderbilt is set to host 11 games against 2018 NCAA Tournament teams.
Vanderbilt Baseball Banquet tickets on sale
The Vanderbilt baseball program is set to host its annual team banquet, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville.
Head coach Tim Corbin will introduce the 2019 players and staff as well as recognize the program’s 2018 award winners. The event opens at 5 p.m. with the start of the silent auction. Players are scheduled to sign team posters from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Tickets are available by clicking here or can be purchased at the ticket office in McGugin Center. For a fourth consecutive year, admission is priced at only $50 and includes a buffet-style dinner and complimentary valet parking.