Vanderbilt/Michigan Post-Game Notes

June 4, 2007

Recap | Box Score | Quotes

NCAA Nashville Regional
Final: Vanderbilt 10 Michigan 7


-Ryan Flaherty extended his school record hitting streak to 34 straight games; 2nd longest streak in SEC history (2 behind Andy Phillips); hit safely in 7 consecutive at bats (saw his streak snapped in the 4th inning when he flew out to RF); he has 102 hits this season (2 behind team leader Pedro Alvarez).

-Nick Christiani made his first start since April 15, 2007 at Kentucky

-Brad French hit his first home run since March 3, 2007 vs Xavier; he went 118 AB since last hitting a home run

-Pedro Alvarez 24 game hitting streak was snapped

-David Macias went 5-9 on the day with 2 walks (he recorded his 23 multiple hit game of the season)

-Hasn’t lost back to back games against the same opponent this season (last time Vanderbilt lost back to back games against the same team was in 2006 vs Tennessee)

-Improved its home record to 34-3 (best in the nation)

-Swept its second straight double header

-Tim Corbin is two wins shy of 200 career wins


-Jason Christian set a new career high with 4 RBI; he had his 24th multiple hit game of his career; he had his 8th 3 hit game of the season (and his career); his 22 double leads the team

-Derek VanBuskirk has hit safely in 16 of 17 games; he had a 15 game hit streak snapped last night

-Andrew Hess had his second shortest outing of the season (.2 IP vs Illinois on 5/5/07)

-Ben Jenzen had his second longest outing of the season(his longest was 4.2 innings vs Illinois); he made his 24th appearance; 4 strikeouts is his second highest strikeout game this season (5)

-Alan Oaks made his 2nd appearance as a pitcher this season (he is primarily and outfielder)

-7 runs in an inning is the most runs given up by Michigan in an inning (3rd time this season they have given up 7 runs)

-Last time Michigan gave up 10 runs or more in a regional game was in 1987 (10-8 loss to the University of Georgia)