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Tennessee takes on Notre Dame in Super Regional showdown

The Vols will play the Fighting Irish in a best-of-three series to see who goes to the College World Series.
Credit: Tennessee Athletics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee baseball is two wins away from returning to the College World Series. 

The Vols will take on Notre Dame in the Super Regional round of the NCAA Tournament inside Lindsey Nelson Stadium this weekend in a best-of-three series.

Tennessee is the overall one seed in the tournament. The Fighting Irish didn't receive a national seed but were a two seed in the Statesboro Regional.

The Vols won three straight games against Alabama State, Campbell, and Georgia Tech in the Knoxville Regional to advance to the Super Regional. Notre Dame beat Texas Tech twice and Georgia Southern to advance without a loss as well.

Tennessee's overall record is 56-7 this season after being crowned SEC regular season and tournament champions. Notre Dame is 38-14 overall.

Both teams boast some of the best pitching staffs in the country. Both rank top 10 in ERA. 

Tennessee continues to be the top offense in the country, leading the nation in home runs and runs.

The first game of the Super Regional will be played on Friday, June 10 at 6 p.m. The second game will be played on Saturday at 2 p.m. The third game, if necessary, would be played on Sunday at a to-be-determined time.

The Sheriff himself -- VFL legend Peyton Manning -- made a visit to Knoxville to watch the irst game in Lindsey Nelson Stadium. 


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