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2003 SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

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Sixth Seed Vanderbilt Opens SEC Baseball Tournament with Third Seed Auburn Wednesday at 10 AM CT

The Vanderbilt Commodores will take on the Auburn Tigers in the first round of the 2003 Southeastern Conference baseball tournament, Wednesday, May 21 at 10 a.m. CT at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Birmingham, Ala.

Vanderbilt (27-26, 14-16 SEC) enters the tournament as a sixth seed. Auburn (38-17, 18-12 SEC) is the tournament's third seed.

All of Vanderbilt's SEC tournament game will be broadcast on WNSR 560 AM in Nashville. The Vanderbilt-Auburn game will be televised on Comcast Sports Southeast (channel 27 on Comast Cable in Nashville).

Tickets for the 2003 SEC Tournament are $90 for reserve box seats, $65 for a general admission book and $48 for a Dr. Pepper general admission 6-pack. A limited number of single game tickets will be available during the week of the tournament. Call (800) 240-2300 or (205) 933-1280 to purchase tickets or go online at www.secsports.com.

The Commodores are making their ninth appearance in the SEC Tournament and the first since the 1996 season. Vanderbilt enters the league's postseason event with one SEC Tournament championship (1980) and an all-time record of 10-17.

2003 SEC Tournament Schedule

Wednesday, May 21
Game 1 10:00 a.m. #3 Auburn vs. #6 Vanderbilt CSS
Game 2 1:00 p.m. #2 South Carolina vs. #7 Alabama CSS
Game 3 5:00 p.m. #4 Mississippi State vs. #5 Ole Miss CSS
Game 4 8:00 p.m. #1 LSU vs. #8 Arkansas CSS

Thursday, May 22
Game 5 10:00 a.m. Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 CSS
Game 6 1:00 p.m. Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4 CSS
Game 7 5:00 p.m. Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 CSS
Game 8 8:00 p.m. Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4 CSS

Friday, May 23
Game 9 3:00 p.m. Winner Game 5 vs. Loser Game 7 SEC-TV
Game 10 6:00 p.m. Winner Game 6 vs. Loser Game 8 SEC-TV

Saturday, May 24
Game 11 10:00 a.m. Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 9 SEC-TV
Game 12 1:30 p.m. Winner Game 8 vs. Winner Game 10 SEC-TV
Game 13* 5:00 p.m. Winner Game 11 vs. Loser Game 11 CSS
Game 14* 8:30 p.m. Winner Game 12 vs. Loser Game 12 CSS

Sunday, May 25
Game 15* 3:00 p.m. Winner Game 13 vs. Winner Game 14 SEC-TV

* - Game 13 will be necessary if the winner of Game 9 also wins Game 11.
* - Game 14 will be necessary if the winner of Game 10 also wins Game 12.
If Game 13 is not necessary, Game 14 would start at 5:00 p.m.
* - If both bracket winners are undefeated, there will be no 5:00 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. games on Saturday and the championship game would be Game 13.

All Times are Central SEC-TV - FOX Sports Net South, FOX Sports Net Southwest, Sunshine Network CSS - Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast

The second and third games each day will begin 30 minutes following the previous game, but no earlier than the designated start time.

Tournament Bracket (PDF Format)

 

 







 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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