Feb 19, 2013; Knoxville, TN, USA; The Tennessee Volunteers are introduced before the game against the LSU Tigers at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tennessee won 82 to 72. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Volunteers: Weekend Roundup


The Tennessee Volunteers had a lot of action going on this past weekend. It’s time to take a look back at how the weekend went for the Vols.

Baseball

The Volunteers lost their second series in as many tries this weekend. The Vols dropped two out of three to the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Vols were shut out 4-0 on Friday.  Senior Zack Godley struck out seven in nine innings, but the Vols couldn’t get the offense going.  The Sun Devils held the Vols to just three hits.

The Vols found their rhythm on Saturday, recording 10 base hits, and plating 11, in a 11-2 victory. Freshmen LHP Drake Owenby pitched four shutout innings for his first career win. Will Maddox went 2 for 3, knocking in two runs, and scoring two runs for the Volunteers.

Tennessee was unable to keep it going on Sunday, dropping the rubber game of the series 5-1. The Vols got on the board first, Christin Stewart drove in David Houser on a two out single. Arizona State plated a pair of runs in both the fourth and fifth innings, and tacked on another run in the sixth. Andy Cox took the loss for the Vols, giving up four earned runs in 4.1 innings pitched.

Next up for the Vols is the USA baseball tournament in Cary, NC. Tennessee is scheduled to take on Notre Dame, Massachusetts and Virginia Tech. The tournament kicks off Friday March 1st.

Softball

After beginning the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic on Thursday with a pair of wins, the Lady Vols suffered their first two losses of the season on Friday. Tennessee dropped their first game 3-2 to Northwestern, and lost their second of the year, and season, to UCLA 2-0.

The Lady Vols bounced back on Saturday, beating UC Santa Barbara 5-0. Ivy Renfroe picked up her fourth win of the season, pitching a two-hit complete game shutout. Renfroe struck out seven in the win. Madison Shipman drove in three for the Lady Vols, going 2-3 at the plate.

Tennessee will return home to take on Lipscomb Tuesday night, before heading to Charleston to take on the College of Charleston on Thursday afternoon.

Men’s Basketball

The Vols won their fifth game in a row on Saturday, defeating Texas A&M in a thrilling 4 overtime win. Tennessee was led in scoring by Trae Golden, who scored 32 points.  You can check out our full game recap here.

Women’s Basketball

The Lady Vols also won their fifth game in a row, beating Arkansas 60-54 on Sunday afternoon. The Lady Vols overcame an 11 point second deficit to beat the Razorbacks. Check out our game recap here.

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