Commodore Duo Earns USA Baseball CNT Invitation

Enrique Bradfield Jr., Carter Holton invited to USA Baseball training camp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Enrique Bradfield Jr. and Carter Holton have been invited to the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team summer training camp, USA Baseball announced Wednesday.

Bradfield started every game for Vanderbilt this season, ranking third on the team in batting average with a .317 mark. The All-SEC first team honoree finished his sophomore season 46-for-46 on stolen base attempts to lead the conference.

Holton sported a 3.14 ERA across his rookie season to lead all Commodore starters and place sixth in the SEC. His 97 strikeouts on the year rank sixth in the conference and second on the Vandy pitching staff. The Savannah, Georgia, native posted an 8-4 record on the mound, while notching a team-high eight quality starts.

Bradfield and Holton will both compete for a spot on the final 26-man USA Collegiate National Team roster. The training camp will feature 48-50 of the premier non-draft eligible college players for a five-game Stars vs. Stripes intrasquad series in North Carolina from June 30–July 4.

USA Baseball will name a final, 26-man Collegiate National Team roster after training camp that will represent the United States at Honkbalweek Haarlem in the Netherlands from July 9–15.

The opening game of the Stars vs. Stripes series will take place at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina, at 6 p.m. CT on June 30. The Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina, will host Games 2-4. Training Camp will conclude with the series finale on July 4 at Truist Field, the home of the Charlotte Knights, in Charlotte, North Carolina. All five games of the series will be available to watch on

Team USA will begin Honkbalweek Haarlem against Japan on July 9 before taking on Italy, Cuba, the Netherlands, and Curacao to close out group stage play. The second round of competition will then be played July 14 ahead of the championship July 15.

Vanderbilt has had 25 all-time selections compete for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team, which ranks as the second-most among SEC programs. Most recently, the duo of Austin Martin and Tyler Brown competed for the Collegiate National Team in 2019.