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SOFTBALL CENTRAL: #4 UT vs. Tenn. Tech

April 8, 2014


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Tues., April 8#2 Tennessee vs. Tennessee Tech6 p.m. ETLive Video | Live Stats

NO. 4 TENNESSEE

  • ESPN.com/USA Softball Top 25 (4/1): 2 (4 first-place votes)
  • USA TODAY/NFCA Top 25 Poll (4/8): 4

  • No. 4 Tennessee went 1-2 at LSU last week in their three-game series in Baton Rouge. After a pair of losses on April 4 and April 5, UT bounced back with a 9-0, six-inning win on April 6.
  • Shaliyah Geathers led the team with a .500 batting average (4-for-8) in the three-game series at LSU. Madison Shipman and Annie Aldrete each hit home runs on April 6.
  • Tennessee is hitting .331 as a team and averaging 6.4 runs per game.
  • Madison Shipman leads the team with a .416 batting average and nine home runs.
  • Six Lady Vols are hitting .328 or higher: Shipman (.416), Annie Aldrete (.396), Megan Geer (.357), Rainey Gaffin (.349), Melissa Davin (.336), Haley Tobler (.328)
  • UT pitchers have combined for a 1.96 ERA and limited opposing hitters to a .188 batting average.
  • Ellen Renfroe is 22-2 with a 1.54 ERA and 166 strikeouts over 149.2 innings in the circle.
  • UT is 17-0 all-time against Tennessee Tech and 10-0 vs. TTU in games played in Knoxville.
  • Tennessee has won its last 79 games against in-state rivals and Ralph Weekly and Karen Weekly have led UT to a perfect 74-0 record against in-state opponents.
  • The Lady Vols are 108-3 all-time against teams from the state of Tennessee.

AT A GLANCE
Series History
#4 Tennessee
(32-5, 9-3 SEC)
VS

Sherri Parker Lee Stadium
Knoxville, Tenn.
Tennessee Tech
(12-30, 4-10 OVC)
All-Time: UT, 17-0
In Knoxville: UT, 10-0
Most Recent Games:
3/13/10 UT W, 11-2 (5)
4/20/10 UT W, 10-0 (6)
4/10/13 UT W, 12-3 (5)

Tuesday, April 8
6 p.m. ET
Notes
WP -
LP -
The teams last played on April 10, 2013, with Tennessee taking a 12-3 win in five frames. Kat Dotson drove in four runs, Cheyanne Tarango hit a solo homer and Lauren Gibson hit a walk-off, three-run homer.

SEC Standings

Team SEC Pct. Overall Pct. Home Away Neutral Streak
Alabama 14 - 1 .993 35 - 5 .875 20-2 8-3 7-0 W9
Tennessee 9 - 3 .750 32 - 5 .864 13-1 7-3 12-1 W1
Georgia 8 - 4 .667 33 - 6 .846 27-2 3-3 3-1 W1
Kentucky 7 - 5 .583 31 - 8 .794 12-4 10-2 9-2 W2
Florida 8 - 7 .533 34 - 8 .809 15-4 4-4 15-0 W3
Texas A&M 8 - 7 .533 27 - 12 .717 11-4 11-6 5-2 L2
Auburn 6 - 6 .500 31 - 9 .768 24-4 3-4-1 4-1 L4
Missouri 6 - 6 .500 28 - 9 .756 9-3 5-4 14-2 W1
South Carolina 6 - 9 .400 25 - 14 .641 19-3 4-8 2-3 L1
LSU 4 - 8 .333 22 - 16 .578 14-8 4-7 4-1 L1
Mississippi St. 3 - 9 .250 30 - 12 .714 16-5 6-6 8-1 L1
Ole Miss 3 - 9 .250 20 - 19 .512 10-4 5-11 5-4 L1
Arkansas 2 - 10 .167 24 - 17 .585 14-7 4-7 6-3 L3
As of 4/8/14
At the Plate
Tennessee
Tennessee Tech
.331
Avg
.233
236
Runs
136
319
Hits
247
43
HR
21
221
RBI
119
.541
Slug
.348
42/53
SB/A
29/39
159
BB
94
.443
OBP
.314
In The Circle
Tennessee
Tennessee Tech
1.96
ERA
4.36
23
CG
19
14
Shutouts
2
3
Saves
0
242.2
IP
265.0
4.8
H/7
9.0
2.5
BB/7
3.4
7.5
K/7
3.3
.188
Opp BA
.311

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