BSB PREVIEW: #1 Vols wraps up regular season at home with Belmont
The Vols are looking for their 13th midweek win of the season on Tuesday. A win would mark the second-highest total in a single season since 2001.
Prior to the game, Tennessee will honor its seniors for their accomplishments and time spent with the program.
MATCH DAY INFORMATION
For the most up-to-date game day information regarding Tennessee baseball, please visit our Gameday Central page by clicking HERE. The Gameday Central baseball page has information on tickets, parking, stadium policies and more.
Season and single tickets for all remaining home games are SALE. Limited standing room will go on sale for all games 90 minutes before the first pitch at the Lindsey Nelson Stadium box office.
Single tickets for all games can also be purchased through Vivid Seats, Tennessee Athletics’ exclusive resale marketplace, by clicking HERE.
In order to keep Lindsey Nelson Stadium as full as possible, we encourage season ticket holders who cannot use their tickets for one or more games to transfer their tickets to someone else (instructions HERE).
Tuesday’s game will be broadcast live on SEC Network+ and the ESPN app with Andy Brock (PxP) calling for action. Online streams can be accessed on any mobile device through WatchESPN. WatchESPN can be accessed through the ESPN app or online at espn.com/watch.
Fans can also listen to the voice of Tennessee baseball John Wilkerson and Vince Ferrara calling the game on the Vol Network (FM 99.1/AM 990) as well as on UTSports.com and the Tennessee Athletics app.
PROJECTED STARTING PITCHERS
HPL Zander Sechrist (4-0, 1.62 ERA) vs. RHP Jordan Zuger (2-1, 3.03 ERA)
Overall: Tennessee leads, 12-4
at Knoxville: Tennessee leads, 11-4
in Nashville: Tennessee leads, 1-0
on neutral sites: N/A
Last 10 meetings: Tennessee leads, 9-1
Tennessee is looking for its eighth straight win over the Bruins. The two teams have faced each other for the past seven seasons (not counting the COVID-shortened year) and Tennessee has taken every encounter. In six of the last seven meetings, the Vols have allowed Belmont 3 or fewer runs.
Totaling the combined home runs hit by Trey Lip Comb, Jordan Beck, Jorel Ortega and Luc Lipcius (58), would rank 77th nationally, ahead of 212 teams.
Flights on the (Rocky) Top
Tennessee regained its position as the unanimous No. 1 ranked team in the nation on Monday. This marks the seventh week of this season that UT has been the highest ranked team in all major polls.
- Record: 35-17 (16-5 OVC)
- 2021 post-season: N / A
- OVC 2022 pre-season poll: 5th
- The Head Coach: Dave Jarvis (25th year)
- Pre-Season Conference Honors:
- 3B Logan Jarvis (Team 1)
- OF John Behrends (1st team)
- SP Andy Bean (1st team)
- SP Joshua South (1st team)
- Heads of statistics:
- Batting average: Guy Lipscomb (.399)
- Races: Guy Lipscomb (50)
- Hits: Guy Lipscomb (75)
- Home runs: Heaton/Crider (11)
- RBI: Brodey Heaton (51)
- Stolen bases: Guy Lipscomb (38)
- Wins: Andy Bean (9)
- Stops: Kyle Brennan (14)
- ERA (min. 25 IP): Jordan Zuger (3.03)
- Innings pitched: Andy Bean (77.1)
- Strikeouts: Joshua South (69)
Gameday promotions for all Tennessee Athletics home events can be found on the UT Fan Experience page by clicking HERE.
Fans are encouraged to download the My All app for their phones and devices this season. The app is available on Google Play Store and Apple App Store and will allow fans to participate in in-game quizzes, selfie camera with custom filter and more throughout the year.
ON THE BRIDGE
Tennessee concludes the 2022 regular season on the road against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss. starting Thursday night at 6 p.m. CT / 7 p.m. ET on SEC Network.