Struggling Commodores limp into SEC Tournament

Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 1:40am

Despite being swept in a three-game series at Florida this weekend, Vanderbilt clinched a spot in the Southeastern Conference Tournament that begins Wednesday in Hoover, Ala.

The Commodores, seeded No. 6, will take on No. 3 seed Florida at 1 p.m. on Wednesday.

After dropping a 13-12 decision in 11 innings Saturday, Vanderbilt has now lost five straight games, its longest losing streak since 2003. VU finished the regular season 37-18 overall and 15-14 in SEC play.

The Commodores will appear in the eight-team SEC Tournament field for the third straight season and fifth time in six years under Coach Tim Corbin.

SEC Tournament bracket


Game 1 -- 10 a.m. #7 South Carolina vs. #2 LSU [CSS]

Game 2 -- 1 p.m. #6 Vanderbilt vs. #3 Florida [CSS]

Game 3 -- 5 p.m. #8 Ole Miss vs. #1 Georgia [CSS]

Game 4 -- 8 p.m. #5 Alabama vs. #4 Kentucky [CSS]


Game 5 -- 10 a.m. Loser G1 vs. Loser G2 [CSS]

Game 6 -- 1 p.m. Loser G3 vs. Loser G4 [CSS]

Game 7 -- 5 p.m. Winner G1 vs. Winner G2 [CSS]

Game 8 -- 8 p.m. Winner G3 vs. Winner G4 [CSS]


Game 9 -- 3 p.m. Winner G5 vs. Loser G7 [FSN]

Game 10 -- 6:30 p.m. Winner G6 vs. Loser G8 [FSN]


Game 11 -- 10 a.m. Winner G8 vs. Winner G9 [FSN]

Game 12 -- 1:30 p.m. Winner G7 vs. Winner G10 [FSN]

Game 13* -- 5 p.m. Winner G11 vs. Loser G11 [CSS]

Game 14* -- 8 p.m. Winner G12 vs. Loser G12 [CSS]


Game 15* -- 3 p.m. Winner G13 vs. Winner G14 [FSN]

*If both bracket winners are undefeated, there will be no 5 p.m. or 8 p.m. games on Saturday and the championship game Sunday will be Game 13.

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By: frank brown on 12/31/69 at 6:00

#1 in the nation to #6 in the SEC. ALL in a 12 month span. I wonder how David Price is doing. Has he played a game in professional baseball yet? I will always remember the "pitch"