Carter, Rice lead WKU to 17-2 blowout of No. 19 Vandy

College Baseball

Sophomore center fielder Kes Carter and junior catcher Matt Rice each launched a home run and drove in five runs to lead Western Kentucky University to a 17-2 blowout of Vanderbilt. Junior right-handed pitcher Brian Edelen earned the victory after shutting out the Commodores on three hits in six innings.

Edelen struck out three and walked three batters. Senior second baseman Matt Payton, sophomore outfielder Jared Andreoli and junior designated hitter Monte Ketchum each had two hits in the game for the Hilltoppers. WKU improved to 13-4 on the season. (Box Score)

BluGrass Baseball POG: Matt Rice — The junior catcher was 4-6 with a home run, five RBI and one run scored in the game. On the season Rice is now batting .386 with five home runs, 25 RBI and 15 runs scored.

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