Hairston breaks slump, but UofL falls to Vandy

The good news is that Devin Hairston has broken out of his hitting slump. Hadn’t had a hit since April 24 since he incurred a concussion in a game at Cincinnati.

Devin Hairston finds hitting eye.
Devin Hairston finds hitting eye.

Hairston drove a ball between the third base and shortstop Tuesday in the sixth inning against Vanderbilt. He later scored the second run of the inning on a single by Sutton Whiting.

Unfortunately that was all the scoring Louisville could muster in a 5-2 loss to the Commodores.

The UofL freshman shortstop also turned in a couple of super defensive plays, a good day for in a loss to a good team, boosting his confidence heading into the stretch.

Great crowd at 5,042 in the final regular season home game. UofL travels to North Carolina State for a three-game series this weekend.

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Author: Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, as well as a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.