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Baseball Vols up to 4th in Coaches Poll

Tennessee to host Belmont Tuesday night in regular season home finale
KNOXVILLE, TN - May 15, 2021 - Outfielder Jordan Beck #27 of the Tennessee Volunteers during...
KNOXVILLE, TN - May 15, 2021 - Outfielder Jordan Beck #27 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Tennessee Volunteers at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Andrew Ferguson/Tennessee Athletics(UT Athletics)
Updated: May. 17, 2021 at 4:13 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Tony Vitello’s baseball Vols dropped two of three games to #1 Arkansas over the weekend, but they were hard fought games with Tennessee losing by only a run each time.

As a result, UT holds steady in the latest polls, in fact, the Volunteers are up a spot to No.4 in the USA Today Coaches Top-25.

Tennessee will host Belmont Tuesday night at 6:30 before closing out the regular season with a three game series at South Carolina beginning Thursday night. Games one and two will be streamed on SEC Network+ while Saturday’s series finale will be broadcast on the SEC Network.

Tuesday will be the final regular-season home game for the Vols this season. Tennessee is 25-9 at Lindsey Nelson Stadium this season, including a 16-3 record against non-conference foes.

The Vols enter Tuesday’s game with a 21-4 record in non-conference play this season with a 10-2 mark in midweek games. Since the start of the 2019 season, UT is 62-11 against non-conference opposition. They are also an impressive 38-7 in midweek games since Vitello took over as head coach in 2018.

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