Tennessee won its 10th consecutive road series with the win on Saturday. The Vols go for their eighth series sweep of the season on Sunday.
Freshman starting pitcher Chase Burns rebounded from two straight tough outings on Friday. A big inning from the Vols’ offense propelled them to a game one win.
Tennessee took care of business in its first series-deciding Sunday game of the year. Offense and pitching led the charge for the Vols, who still command their lead in the SEC East.
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.
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.