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Lady Vols shut out Ohio State to end Tennessee Invitational

No. 8 Tennessee (18-4) defeated Ohio State (10-5), 11-0 in five innings, on Sunday at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.

The contest was part of the Tennessee Invitational.

Karlyn Pickens (9-2) started for the Lady Vols. She pitched five innings and recorded five strikeouts. Pickens totaled 73 pitches, including 48 strikes, against 18 batters.

Tennessee totaled nine hits against the Buckeyes, including two home runs by Sophia Nugent and Zaida Puni.

The Lady Vols will next play at Howard on Monday. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m. EDT in Washington, D.C.

Tennessee will open Southeastern Conference play on Friday against Missouri at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m. EDT (SEC Network+).

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire