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Tennessee Softball Weekly Update (3/31)



March 31, 2014
Overall, SEC: 31-3, 8-1
Record Last Week: 3-0
Last Week's Results
MON. 24
TUES. 25
WED. 26
THUR. 27

SAT. 29

This Week's Schedule
Home Game
MON. 31
TUES. 1
WED. 2
THUR. 3
FRI. 4
at LSU
7 p.m. ET
Baton Rouge, La.
SAT. 5
at LSU
7 p.m. ET
Baton Rouge, La.
SUN. 6
at LSU
2 p.m. ET
Baton Rouge, La.

Player of the Week Nomination
ANNIE ALDRETE
Freshman
C/DP - 5-6
Monterey, Calif.

Weekly Stats: .572 BA, 7 AB, 3 R, 4 H, 1 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBIs, 5 BB, 1.571 SLG%, .750 OB%

Season Stats: .407 BA, 91 AB, 18 R, 37 H, 9 2B, 2 3B, 7 HR, 30 RBIs, .780 SLG%, .513 OB%

Notes:Aldrete enjoyed an impressive week against the Gators. She was the driving force behind UT's 9-2 win on Friday, going 3-for-4 with career bests of three hits, two home runs, six RBIs and two runs. Aldrete hit a pair of three-run homers and her six RBIs were the most by any Tennessee player since Lauren Gibson tied the program record with nine RBIs against Ole Miss on April 20, 2013.

On Sunday, Aldrete drew three walks in Game 2 of the series and had a hit and two walks in Game 3.

On the week, Aldrete posted an incredible 2.321 OPS with a 1.571 slugging percentage and a .750 on-base percentage.

Tennessee Weekly Notes

In SEC conference play, No. 2 Tennessee leads all teams with a .362 batting average, a .585 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage. Additionally, UT's pitching staff ranks second in the league with a 2.83 ERA in SEC play and a .205 opposing batting average.

Melissa Davin leads all SEC players with a .567 batting average, a .639 on-base percentage, 15 runs and 16 RBIs in conference play.

Tennessee's .335 overall batting average through 34 games leads the SEC and ranks 10th nationally. UT also leads the SEC and ranks third in the nation with a .912 winning percentage.

The Lady Vols' .557 team slugging percentage is second-best in the confernece and third-best in the nation.

Ellen Renfroe's 21 wins this season are tied for the most in the nation.

The Lady Vols swept No.4 Florida last week, marking UT's first sweep of the Gators since 2004 and the first time any team has swept Florida since Kentucky did so in 2011.

Davin hit a team-high .583 with two solo homers and Annie Aldrete hit .571 with a pair of three-run homers in the Lady Vols' series sweep. Renfroe went 3-0 with a 0.88 ERA and 20 strikeouts over 16.0 innings.

Tennessee hit .324 as a team against the Gators while UT pitchers limited Florida batters to a .194 batting average.

Renfroe was named the SEC Pitcher of the Week and Aldrete was named the SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday.

Tennessee next heads to Baton Rouge, La., this week to face LSU for three games from April 4-6.


 

 

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