There was no lack of drama on Saturday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. The series between Tennessee and Alabama is knotted going into game three on Sunday.
Tennessee has lost two games in a row after winning 23 straight. The Vols will look to avoid a series defeat on Saturday against Alabama.
Tennessee’s first loss in 40 days came against in-state opponent Tennessee Tech. The Vols struck out 13 times and scored the fewest runs since their last loss in early March.
After four years with Tennessee, Rae Burrell has been selected with the No. 9 pick of the 2022 WNBA Draft by the Los Angeles Sparks.
Tennessee set the record for most consecutive wins to start SEC play this weekend. That is just one of many things the Vols have accomplished so far in 2022.
Tennessee trailed for most of the night, but the bullpen kept the Vols in it. Clutch hitting late sealed the win and kept them undefeated in SEC play.
The Vols used eight pitchers in the win against Lipscomb. Tennessee has now won 20 games in a row, extending its program record.
Tennessee is looking for its first series win against Vanderbilt in the Tony Vitello era. The Vols take a 16-game win streak with them to Nashville.
Tennessee was ranked No. 1 unanimously for the first time in program history on Monday. The Vols lead the nation in multiple stats, including home runs and ERA.
After starting slow, Tennessee cut the lead to two in the fourth quarter before losing its grip on the game.