Game Thread: Tennessee vs Liberty 2.26 4:30 p.m.

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Tuesday vs. Liberty: RHP Sean Hunley (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. LHP Mason Meyer (1-1, 8.22 ERA)

Series History vs. Liberty
Overall: UT leads, 1-0
In Knoxville: UT leads, 1-0
In Lynchburg: N/A
Neutral Sites: N/A
Last Meeting: April 13, 1977 in Knoxville (W, 10-7)

Opponent Scout
Liberty Flames (5-2)

  • 2018 Record: 32-26 (17-10 Big South)
  • 2018 Postseason: N/A
  • Liberty was picked to finish third in the Atlantic Sun Preseason Poll. This is their first season in the ASUN after previously being members of the Big South.
  • The Flames are led by third-year head coach Scott Jackson, who came one win short of leading the program to a NCAA Regional berth in 2018.
  • Liberty is off to a good start this season, posting a 5-2 record including wins over South Carolina and Wake Forest. The Flames are coming off a sweep over Delaware last weekend.
  • Sophomore infielder Will Wagner currently leads the team with a .385 batting average, 10 hits, one home run and five RBI while redshirt junior utility man Jonathan Embry is batting .320 and leads the team with eight runs scored.
  • On the mound, the Flames will go with sophomore lefty Mason Mercer, who enters the contest with a 1-1 record and an 8.22 ERA in two starts this season.
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  • Trivia Tuesday (Sponsored by Moe's): Play trivia throughout the game with a chance to win prizes. The theme for this Tuesday's trivia is Tennessee baseball.
  • $2 Tuesday: All general admission tickets are only $2 and fans can purchase pretzels for just $2 through the fourth inning.
 

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