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Former Vanderbilt Pitcher Describes ‘Crazy’ Lindsey Nelson Stadium Environment

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Tennessee athletics was known for a lot entering the 2021 baseball season but a rowdy and raucous home baseball environment was not one of them. But that season, at least somewhat, changed that narrative as full capacity crowds returned post COVID-19 and Tony Vitello’s program broke on the scene with a SEC East championship and […]

Tennessee Baseball Lands Grad Transfer Catcher

Austin Peay catcher Jack Alexander is transferring to Tennessee for his final year of college eligibility, the Missouri native announced on Twitter Thursday. Alexander addresses a position of need on Tennessee’s roster and brings power hitting to Knoxville. Alexander hit .346 in 2022 while combining for 36 doubles, 20 home runs and 83 RBIs in […]

Evan Russell Reveals Possible Legal Action to Be Taken Against ESPN Misreport

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Tennessee catcher Evan Russell is mulling over his options when it comes to legal action in response to ESPN’s blasphemous misreport from the Knoxville Regional in June. After Russell was not present for Tennessee’s opening game against Alabama State on Friday, June 3, ESPN reported a fake and troll news source on live television that […]

Evan Russell Opens Up on Anxiety, ESPN Misreport in Recent Interview

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It’s hard to forget the moment. On June 3, the start of the Knoxville Regional, Tennessee catcher Evan Russell was mysteriously out of the lineup for the Vols’ opening game against Alabama State. “We’ll give it some time to figure out what’s going on because I have to get with Dr. (Chris) Klenck, but obviously […]

Before Looking Ahead, Appreciate The Players Who Paved The Way

Tennessee’s historic 2022 season coming to an end short of the College World Series was a disappointment because of what they accomplished before they got to the NCAA Tournament. Tony Vitello will have the Vols back. Progress isn’t always linear but it has been in the 43-year old coach’s five years in Knoxville. The Vols […]

Tennessee Dominates Game Two, Evens Up Super Regional Series

KNOXVILLE, Tn — With its season on the brink, Tennessee responded. The Vols used a dominant fifth inning and a bounce back Chase Dollander start to defeat Notre Dame, 12-4. With the win, Tennessee forces a winner take all series finale Sunday afternoon. The Vols will get back star Drew Gilbert but not pitching coach Frank […]

Evan Russell, Luc Lipcius Overtake Todd Helton As Tennessee Home Run Kings

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Evan Russell became Tennessee’s all-time home run leader with his fifth inning home run in game two of the Super Regional against Notre Dame. Russell’s 39th career home run pulled him one ahead of Vol great Todd Helton and teammate Luc Lipcius. Russell’s solo reign at the top lasted all of two batters before Luc […]

Danny White Responds to Broadcast Situation In Support of Evan Russell

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Tennessee Athletic Director Danny White made a statement on Saturday to show his support for Tennessee student-athlete Evan Russell and to challenge the media to higher standards following the false accusations on Friday. “Thrilled to update that Evan Russell is feeling better and back with the team,” Athletic Director White said in a tweet on […]

Evan Russell Available For Saturday Night Matchup Against Campbell

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Tennessee catcher Evan Russell is available for the Vols’ Saturday night matchup against Campbell, Knoxville News Sentinel’s Mike Wilson first reported and sources confirmed to RockyTopInsider Saturday morning. Russell — who started behind the plate in all 30 SEC games this season — missed the the Knoxville Regional opener Friday night due to sickness. “We’ll […]

What Tony Vitello Said About Evan Russell’s Absence Postgame

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Tennessee catcher Evan Russell was unavailable for the Vols’, 10-0, NCAA Tournament opening win over Alabama State due to sickness, according to head coach Tony Vitello. “We’ll give it some time to figure out what’s going on because I have to get with Dr. (Chris) Klenck, but obviously Evan Russell was not here,” Vitello said. […]