Cortland Lawson hits second home run with Nationals

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Former Vol Cortland Lawson is playing with the Fredericksburg Nationals.

Fredericksburg is a Single-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

The Nationals defeated Delmarva, 11-9, Thursday.

Lawson started at shortstop and went 2-for-5, recording one home run, four RBIs, two runs and one stolen base.

Former Vol Trey Lipscomb started at third base for Fredericksburg and went 3-for-5, recording one run and one stolen base.

Lawson was selected in the 14th round by Washington (No. 411 overall) of the 2022 MLB draft.

The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Lawson appeared in 65 games in 2022 for the Vols. He recorded 12 home runs, 45 RBIs, 42 runs, 54 hits, nine doubles, two triples, 42 walks and two stolen bases in 2022.

Tennessee won the Southeastern Conference East division for the second consecutive season, the league regular season and tournament championships in 2022.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire