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SOFTBALL CENTRAL: #2 UT at Arkansas

March 12, 2014


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Link Central
DateOpponentTimeLinks/Results
Fri., March 14#2 Tennessee 9, Arkansas 27 p.m. ETWNML 990 AM Recap | Stats
Sat., March 15#2 Tennessee at Arkansas12:30 p.m. CT/1:30 p.m. ETLive Audio | Live Video | Live Stats
Sat., March 15#2 Tennessee at Arkansas3:00 p.m.CT/4 p.m. ETLive Audio | Live Video | Live Stats

NO. 2 TENNESSEE

  • ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 (3/11): 2 (2 first-place votes)
  • USA TODAY/NFCA Top 25 Poll (3/11): 4
  • All three of this weekend's games will feature a live radio broadcast with Brian Rice on the call on WNML 990 AM and UTSports.com. ArkansasRazorbacks.com will host a live video stream for each game and a monthly pass to view the games is $12.95. UTSports.com will also feature an interactive live blog. ArkansasRazorbacks.com will host live stats.
  • Tennessee is 32-12 all-time against Arkansas. The Razorbacks took a 2-1 win in the teams' sole meeting in 2013 as inclement weather canceled two games of the series. The Lady Vols went 2-1 in their last trip to Fayetteville and are 8-2 in their last 10 games against Arkansas.
  • The Lady Vols are 11-6 all-time SEC openers and won their conference openers the last two seasons and four of the last five. UT's last loss in an SEC opener was a 9-6 setback at Kentucky on March 11, 2011.
  • Tennessee is coming off a 15-0 (5) home win over Western Carolina on March 11. UT's 15 runs in the win were a season high and the most runs the Lady Vols had put on the scoreboard since scoring 15 in a 15-5 (6) win at Ole Miss on April 20, 2013. The 15-run margin of victory was Tennessee's largest since winning by 18 in a 19-1 (5) triumph over Tennessee State on April 2, 2013. The Lady Vols tallied 14 hits in the win, its most since knocking 15 hits in a 14-3 romp against Oakland on Feb. 9.
  • Lexi Overstreet hit a two-run homer and Annie Aldrete blasted her first career grand slam and UT's first grand slam of 2014 in the win vs. Western Carolina.
  • Tennessee is batting .322 as a team. Madison Shipman leads the team with a .411 batting average (30-for-73) and seven home runs. Annie Aldrete is batting .397 and has a team-high 21 RBIs to go with seven doubles, two triples and three home runs.
  • The UT pitching staff has combined for a 1.20 ERA and opponents are batting just .174 against the Lady Vols. Ellen Renfroe is 13-0 with a 0.49 ERA and 113 strikeouts over 86.1 innings of work. She has held opposing hitters to a .155 batting average.

AT A GLANCE
Series History
#2 Tennessee
(22-2, 0-0)
AT

Bogle Park
Fayetteville, Ark.
Arkansas
(19-6, 0-0)
All-Time: UT, 32-12
In Fayetteville: UT, 12-9
Most Recent Games:
3/16/12 UT W, 8-0 (5)
3/17/12 ARK W, 4-1
3/18/12 UT W, 2-0
4/26/13 ARK W, 2-1

Friday, March 14
7 p.m. ET
Notes
WP - Ellen Renfroe (14-0)
LP - Grace Moll (8-3)
Melissa Davin hit a grand slam and drove in five runs. Hannah Akamine had three RBIs. Ellen Renfroe struck out seven in a complete game as UT defeated Arkansas, 9-2.

Saturday, March 15
12:30 p.m. CT/1:30 p.m. ET
Notes
WP -
LP -

Saturday, March 15
3 p.m. CT/4 p.m. ET
Notes
WP -
LP -

SEC Standings

Team SEC Pct. Overall Pct. Home Away Neutral Streak
Alabama 4 - 0 1.000 22 - 4 .846 12-2 3-2 7-0 W5
Georgia 1 - 0 1.000 23 - 2 .920 20-1 0-0 3-1 W8
Tennessee 1 - 0 1.000 23 - 2 .920 7-1 5-0 11-1 W4
Florida 3 - 1 .750 27 - 1 .964 10-1 2-0 15-0 W5
Texas A&M 3 - 1 .750 21 - 5 .807 9-3 7-0 5-2 W4
Auburn 2 - 1 .667 22 - 4 .833 18-3 0-0-1 4-1 W5
Kentucky 2 - 2 .500 19 - 4 .826 3-0 7-2 9-2 L1
Missouri 2 - 2 .500 16 - 5 .761 1-0 3-3 12-2 W2
LSU 1 - 3 .250 17 - 9 .653 11-6 2-2 4-1 L3
Ole Miss 1 - 3 .250 16 - 11 .592 7-1 4-6 5-4 L1
Mississippi St. 1 - 3 .250 21 - 6 .778 10-4 3-1 8-1 L1
Arkansas 0 - 1 .000 19 - 7 .730 12-3 2-1 5-3 L2
South Carolina 0 - 4 .000 15 - 8 .652 10-2 3-3 2-3 L1
As of 3/14/14
At the Plate
Tennessee
Arkansas
.322
Avg
.356
146
Runs
223
200
Hits
220
29
HR
30
139
RBI
199
.549
Slug
.595
28/36
SB/A
36/43
98
BB
136
.429
OBP
.478
In The Circle
Tennessee
Arkansas
1.20
ERA
2.56
14
CG
12
12
Shutouts
5
2
Saves
0
158.0
IP
142.0
4.3
H/7
5.7
1.8
BB/7
3.0
8.5
K/7
5.9
.174
Opp BA
.221

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