For the primary time since 2005, the Tennessee Volunteers are headed to Omaha to participate within the School World Sequence. The ultimate eight groups standing will battle it out for a nationwide title, and the motion is ready to start this weekend.
The Vols took out LSU over the weekend, beating the Tigers for the fifth straight time this season. It was an offensive clinic, crammed with dingers and an electrical surroundings at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
For Tony Vitello, it’s onto the subsequent one.
“We’ve received an opportunity to win one other event, which, you already know, we have been nearly in a position to do in Hoover, and we’ve gained our final two,” Vitello stated on Sunday. “So we’ll transfer on to the subsequent one. And, you already know, it’ll be a enjoyable group to be in that surroundings and tackle that problem. After which, you already know, the the apparent stuff is it boosts recruiting, it boosts season-ticket gross sales subsequent yr, it creates a capability drawback at our stadium.
Tennessee will get occurring Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET towards the Virginia Cavaliers. Virginia beat Dallas Baptist on Monday to advance out of their tremendous regional, sliding into a gap matchup towards the Volunteers.
The Cavaliers are 35-25 on the yr. ESPN2 will carry the motion stay on Sunday afternoon.
The School World Sequence consists of two four-team brackets, that includes a double-elimination format. The 2 winners of every bracket will then meet for a 3 recreation sequence to find out a champion.
Stanford and N.C. State will kick off the occasion on Saturday, whereas Vanderbilt and Arizona will observe. These 4 groups make up the primary bracket. Tennessee lands in a bracket with Virgina, together with Texas and the winner of Mississippi State/Notre Dame.