NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt will take part in exhibition contests this fall against North Carolina and Richmond as part of the Commodores’ fall baseball schedule announced Monday by head coach Tim Corbin.
The neutral-site matchups will take place Oct. 15-16 in North Carolina. Game one against North Carolina will take place in Chapel Hill at Boshamer Stadium while game two against Richmond will be hosted in Cary at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. Game times will be announced at a later date.
Vanderbilt begins its “Road To Omaha” Sept. 16 when the Commodores officially open fall training. Full-squad training sessions will take place during the week and will be open to the public beginning Sept. 17.
Entry to Hawkins Field will be via the visitor bullpen gate located off of Jess Neely Drive. The gate will be open each day at approximately 4 p.m. This is subject to change at the discretion of baseball staff and University personnel.
Updated scrimmage times will be posted as they become available on the program’s Twitter account @VandyBoys.
The team will conclude the fall with the annual Black and Gold Series tentatively scheduled for Oct. 22-24 with an if necessary game set for Oct. 26.
The Dores return to action after posting a 49-18 record in 2021 culminating in the school’s fifth trip to the College World Series. The national runner-up Commodores set a single-season record in strikeouts with 790.
Vanderbilt welcomes 18 newcomers to a program looking to fill vacancies left by six Major League Draft selections, including a national-best two top-10 picks. Vanderbilt’s 2021 recruiting class was tabbed third-best nationally by Baseball America.