Tennessee baseball’s quest for another trip to the College World Series begins against Charlotte.
The No. 2 seed (38-19) faces No. 3 Charlotte (34-26) on Friday (6 p.m. ET, ESPNU) in Clemson County. No. 1 Clemson (43-17) and No. 4 Lipscomb (36-24) are on the other side of the NCAA regional bracket.
The Vols start Andrew Lindsey, who pitched in Charlotte in the 2021 season.
Tennessee reached the College World Series in 2021 for the first time since 2005. UT fell game shy of back-to-back trips to Omaha when it lost in the Knoxville Super Regional against Notre Dame in the 2022 season.
excellent: So you say there is a chance? How can Tennessee baseball play in Knoxville again?
Moxy: Inside the bold decision that changed the Tennessee baseball season toward the Clemson Regional
Tennessee vs. Charlotte baseball score updates at Clemson RegionalAnd NCAA Tournament
Charlotte IX: Hollis Fanning works through a single to finish the game.
Final: Tennessee 8, Charlotte 1.
Tennessee 8: Maui Ahuna might be the one with the toughest ball today in a brace. Nothing else in the eighth volume.
Charlotte VIII: Xander Seacrest relieves Lindsey, who finished with 5 hits and 1 run in 7 innings pitched with 10 strikeouts.
49ers get a base runner but nothing else.
Tennessee 7: folders go down 1-2-3. Six outs from Saturday night’s date with Clemson.
Charlotte VII: Andrew Lindsey is back in Tennessee.
Charlotte gets on the board with Austin Knight on her home run. Tennessee 8, Charlotte 1.
Sixth Tennessee: The Vols try to rally again with two outs, but consecutive singles aren’t enough in the sixth.
Charlotte VI: Andrew Lindsay works around one song to work a clean sixth role. It’s in 99 stadiums. If this was his final blow, he was very good tonight. 6.0 IP, 3H, 1BB, 8Ks.
Fifth Tennessee: Charlotte’s Clark Dearman is the pitcher, and it’s the first inning of the day that Tennessee doesn’t score. 1-2-3 v for volumes.
Charlotte V: Another 1-2-3 round. Lindsey at 81 playgrounds.
Fourth Tennessee: The Vols get two singles, then Griffin Merritt hits one off the left field bleachers roof. 3-stroke shot. Tennessee 8, Charlotte 0.
You don’t want to look too far ahead, but Clemson-Tennessee is going to be the better game on Saturday.
Fourth Charlotte: Tennessee is going to get some good length from Andrew Lindsey tonight. Another 1-2-3 round. Lindsey at 65 pitches.
Tennessee III: Christian Moore hits a long homer to right center. He has 3 RBI already. Tennessee 5, Charlotte 0.
Charlotte player Colin Kramer is out. Paxton Thompson is coming to the field.
Third Charlotte: 49ers go 1-2-3. Andrew Lindsay was much better after a long time.
Tennessee 2: The Vols have two with one out after a pass on strike 3 and HBP. Then Maui Ahuna hits a ground ball off the mound and into center field for an RBI single. Jared Dickey followed with an RBI single. Tennessee 4, Charlotte 0.
Charlotte 2: Lindsey works around one for a clean run.
First Tennessee: Christian Moore belts a double, 2-RBI double to right center hole. Tennessee 2, Charlotte 0.
Charlotte 1: Andrew Lindsey is the starting quarterback for the Vols tonight. The winner gets Clemson, which beat Lipscomb 12-5 earlier Friday.
Charlotte loaded the bases with a walk, and HBP and a lone with two outs. Lindsey gets hit leaving the bases loaded. He threw 30 pitches in the inning, but allowed no runs.
Mike Wilson covers University of Tennessee athletics. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @knoxnews.comby Mike Wilson. If you enjoyed Mike’s coverage, Consider a digital subscription It will allow you to access all of it.
“Alcohol enthusiast. Twitter ninja. Tv lover. Falls down a lot. Hipster-friendly coffee geek.”