HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Vanderbilt hit 14 singles to grind out a 7-3 victory over Florida in the first round of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament.
The victory snapped the Commodores' five-game losing streak. Vanderbilt (38-18) had closed the regular season by being swept in a three-game series against the Gators (34-21).
Leading the Commodores were Andrew Giobbi and Steven Liddle, who both went 3-for-5 with an RBI. Jonathan White and Dominic de la Osa had two hits each and David Macias had two RBI on a hit and a sacrifice fly.
Vanderbilt put at least one man on base in each of the first six innings to build a 6-1 lead off Florida starter Patrick Keating (8-1).
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.