KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s baseball team hits the road in search of its first SEC victory of the season, taking on Mississippi State in Starkville.
The Vols (13-5) and Bulldogs (12-10) are both 0-3 in SEC play, Tennessee having gotten swept at home by No. 7-ranked South Carolina while Mississippi State dropped three straight at Arkansas.
It’s the first time the Vols and Bulldogs have met on the diamond since 2015, when Tennessee swept Mississippi State to complete its regular season and make the SEC Tournament.
The Vols are coming off a 7-1 home win over Marshall, while the Bulldogs have dropped four straight, most recently dropping a 7-5 decision to Southern Miss on Tuesday night.
The Bulldogs lead the all-time series with the Vols, 55-29.
Tennessee Baseball at Mississippi State Game Times
Friday: 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 3 p.m.
Sunday: 2:30 p.m.
Tennessee Baseball at Mississippi State TV Info
Friday: SEC Network + Watch Online
Saturday: SEC Network + Watch Online
Sunday: SEC Network + Watch Online
Tennessee Baseball at Mississippi State Radio Info
The Vols will be streamed on UTsports.com and can be heard on FM 99.1 and AM 990
Tennessee Baseball at Mississippi State Live Stats
The game can be followed over the internet at www.HailState.com for the live stats feed.
Tennessee Baseball at Mississippi State Story Lines
• Of the past 14 games between the Vols and Bulldogs, 13 have been decided by 3 runs or less, and seven were one-run games.
• Mississippi State is 6-1 when scoring in the first inning of games this season.
• Tennessee freshman Andre Lipcius has reached base safely in each of his 18 games to begin his career
• Coach Dave Serrano is 143-143 at Tennessee since taking over the program in 2012.