Trojans fell 10-2 to Vanderbilt. It wasn't as bad as the score indicated, but Vanderbilt's a really good team that makes you pay when you make mistakes.
My game story is HERE.
It details a few of the mistakes - no sense in rehashing them because all of it won't matter at 2:01 p.m.
Troy will play Belmont at 2 p.m. My best guess is Ryan Sorce gets the start, and they'll need more than the 2-3 innings they've been getting out of him.
But, Troy should be able to pounce on what pitching Belmont has left. The Bruins barely qualified for the A-Sun Tournament as the 6-seed and won it. The A-Sun isn't that strong of a league, and Belmont's top 2 starters have thrown.
Beyond that? Well like coach Bobby Pierce said - one game at a time, one pitch at a time.
Some good things to look at:
Senior Daniel Peterson had 2 hits and made a great catch at the CF fence. Troy folks were hoping that would be an ESPN Top 10 play. It was a heck of a catch. Right now I'm watching Baylor and Missouri in the WCWS in the 13th inning.
Tyler Hannah made two great plays on grounders - one a bunt - to throw VU guys out. I don't know what pro scouts think of him, but I'm wondering if he'll get drafted and get an offer good enough to sign. He's certainly good enough.