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Courtney Martinez | NCAA.com | June 4, 2016

Vanderbilt, college baseball community pay tribute to pitcher Donny Everett

The Vanderbilt community is mourning the loss of freshman pitcher Donny Everett, who passed away on Thursday after a drowning accident.

Commodores head coach Tim Corbin and the team spent the day with the Everett family in his hometown of Clarksville, Tenn shortly before hosting its regional. After its game with Xavier was postponed due to weather, Corbin held a press conference on Friday night:

Corbin addresses media on Donny Everett

Fellow NCAA baseball programs have shown their support for the Commodores and every regional offered a moment of silence in memory of Everett before the games started. Fans at Hawkins Field also created a memorial for Everett:

Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams released a statement earlier on Friday:

Our thoughts remain with the Everett family and Vanderbilt program during this difficult time.

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