Lady Vols shut out Ohio State in Tennessee Invitational

No. 8 Tennessee (17-4) defeated Ohio State (10-5), 5-0, on Saturday at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.

Saturday’s contest was part of the Tennessee Invitational.

Payton Gottshall (7-2) started for the Lady Vols and pitched 5.2 innings. She recorded six strikeouts, while allowing three hits and zero walks. Gottshall totaled 84 pitches, including 60 strikes, against 21 batters.

Karlyn Pickens pitched 1.1 innings in relief for the Lady Vols and recorded two strikeouts.

Tennessee totaled six hits in the contest to Ohio State’s three.

The Lady Vols and Buckeyes are slated to play on Sunday in the Tennessee Invitational. First pitch between Tennessee and Ohio State is scheduled for 1 p.m. EDT at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire