Vandy gets first road sweep in 15 years

Sunday, April 13, 2008 at 5:53pm

Vanderbilt completed its first three-game Southeastern Conference road baseball sweep in 15 years with a 4-3 victory over Mississippi State on Sunday in Starkville, Miss.

The 19th-ranked Commodores also beat the Bulldogs 15-8 on Friday and 16-0 on Saturday.

VU has won five straight games and improved to 24-10 overall and 8-6 in Southeastern Conference play. MSU fell to14-21 and 3-12.

Vanderbilt pitchers allowed four hits Sunday, with Nick Christiani [4-1] picking up the victory. VU third baseman Pedro Alvarez hit his third home run of the season.

Check Monday’s edition of The City Paper for more on Vanderbilt’s weekend sweep.

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