Vanderbilt Baseball Weekly Report – February 28, 2022
Overall Record: 5-2, 0-0 SEC
Streak: Won 4
Last Week’s Results (4-0)
Wednesday, February 23 vs. Evansville – W, 9-0 (6 inn.)
Friday, February 25 vs. Army – W, 7-2
Saturday, February 26 vs. Army – W, 10-7
Sunday, February 27 vs. Army – W, 6-0
This Week (All times central)
Tuesday, March 1 vs. Central Arkansas – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, March 4 at Hawaii – 10:35 p.m.
Saturday, March 5 at Hawaii (DH) – 5:05 p.m.
Saturday, March 5 at Hawaii (DH) – TBA
Sunday, March 6 at Hawaii – 5:05 p.m.
Pitcher of the Week Nominee
Patrick Reilly – RHP – 6-3 – 210 – Sea Girt, N.J.
Weekly totals: 1 G/1 GS, W, 4.0 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 9 K
– Earned his first win of the season with an impressive relief effort out of the bullpen
– Pitched 4.0 shutout innings, limiting the Black Knights to just three hits
– Matched his career-high in strikeouts with nine on the evening
– Has not allowed an earned run across his 8.0 innings of work this season
Freshman of the Week Nominee
Devin Futrell – LHP – 6-5 – 195 – Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Weekly totals: 1 G/1 GS, W, 4.0 IP, 1 H, 9 K
– Posted a dominant outing in his collegiate debut against Evansville
– Pitched 4.0 innings of one-hit baseball, while yielding zero walks
– Racked up eight strikeouts, marking the second-most of a Vanderbilt starter this season
– Picked up his first career win
– Helped the Commodores earn their second shutout of the campaign
Vanderbilt went a perfect 4-0 on the week. The Commodores opened the week a 9-0 shutout win over Evansville in a rain-shortened contest on Wednesday before sweeping the weekend series against Army for four consecutive victories at Hawkins Field. The Commodore pitching staff totaled 47 strikeouts over 33 innings while holding opposing hitters to a .140 average and notching two shutout victories. True freshman Devin Futrell earned his first collegiate win on Wednesday versus Evansville and Enrique Bradfield Jr. recorded his 50th career stolen base. Patrick Reilly was lights out in relief for Vanderbilt on Friday against Army. Reilly threw four shutout innings while striking out nine. True freshman Carter Holton earned his first collegiate win on Saturday, registering his first career quality start with six strong innings. Dominic Keegan hit his 16th career home run and Carter Young knocked a bases-loaded triple to lead the Commodore offense. Vandy got the series sweep on Sunday as Nick Maldonado, Hunter Owen and Thomas Schultz combined for the shutout. Maldonado picked up his first win of the season working 4.0 innings, while Owen followed with a career-high 4.0 innings out of the bullpen and matched his career-high with six strikeouts.