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Anchor Drop, April 16, 2018: The Weekend of Winning

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Vanderbilt baseball takes a doubleheader from Ole Miss, men’s golf wins the Mason Rudolph Invitational, and men’s tennis beats Tennessee.

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This weekend was a highly successful one for Vanderbilt athletics. The women’s bowling team and women’s tennis team were both honored during Sunday’s baseball doubleheader against fourth-ranked Ole Miss, and the Vandy Boys held up their end of the bargain by sweeping the Rebels. Vanderbilt took both games by identical 8-7 scores, improving to 22-14 and 9-6 in the SEC.

Ole Miss fans were not happy about one play:

Men’s golf took home first place at the Mason Rudolph Invitational in Franklin, beating Alabama by three strokes. John Augenstein took home individual honors, shooting a 206 over the 54-hole event to finish in first place by five strokes. Augenstein is the third different Commodore to win a tournament this year, joining Will Gordon and Theo Humphrey. The Commodores are now off until the SEC Championship, which begins on April 25 at Sea Island, Georgia.

Men’s tennis finished its regular season with a 4-3 win over Tennessee on Sunday. Vanderbilt has now beaten Tennessee five straight times in men’s tennis. The Commodores finish the regular season with a 7-5 SEC record, 17-7 overall.’s David Sisk has a good rundown of what Bryce Drew and company will be doing on the recruiting trail in the next couple of weeks. ($)

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