The Tennessee Volunteers pushed their record to 11-9 with a win over Western Carolina at Lindsey Nelson Stadium on Wednesday. Western Carolina jumped out to an early 5-0 lead, but the Vols were not to be outdone. Tennessee scored 9 runs in the bottom of the third with two outs. The Vols would tack on another run in the 7th for a 10-5 win.
Freshmen Trevor Sharpie picked up his second win of the year, improving to 2-0.
Tennessee will remain at home this weekend for a three-game set with the Missouri Tigers.
The Tigers are 7-10 on the season. This will be the first ever meeting between the two teams.
Here’s the match-ups and game times for the weekend series:
March 22nd — 6:00 pm est
Tennessee - RHP Zack Godley (1-2, 3.78)
Missouri - LHP Rob Zastryzny (1-3, 4.05)
March 23rd — 4:00 pm est
Tennessee - RHP Nick Williams (1-0, 2.45)
Missouri - RHP Brett Graves (0-2, 2.45)
March 24th — 2:00 pm est
Tennessee - RHP Trevor Bettencourt (2-1, 1.65)
Missouri – TBA
After the Vol’s series against Missouri, the team will take on Tennessee Tech in a mid-week match up on Tuesday March 26th at 6:00 pm est in Knoxville.
The Lady Vols will enter their weekend matchup with Texas A&M as the 8th ranked team in the nation.
The Aggies are one of the top teams in the nation. Texas A&M, who’s ranked 5/4, will comes into the series with a 26-2 record.
Texas A&M is currently riding a four game winning streak.
The Lady Vols, who started the season on a 12 game winning streak, have dropped 3 of their last 5 games.
Tennessee and Texas A&M will take the field at 6:30 pm est on both Friday and Saturday. On Sunday the first pitch is scheduled for 1:30 pm est at Lee Stadium
Saturday’s game will be nationally televised on ESPNU.