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Nate Snead recaps pitching performance against Illinois

No. 8 Tennessee (16-1) defeated Illinois (5-9), 8-3, on Sunday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

Rankings reflect the USA TODAY Sports baseball coaches poll.

Sunday’s win completed a three-game series sweep for Tennessee. The Vols also extended its win streak to 15 games, tied for the third-longest in program history.

Tennessee sophomore Nate Snead (4-0) pitched six innings in relief on Sunday, earning his fourth win of the season. He recorded five strikeouts and totaled 89 pitches, including 56 strikes, against 25 batters.

Snead transferred to Tennessee from Wichita State ahead of the 2024 season.

Following Tennessee’s series sweep against the Fighting Illini on Sunday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium, Snead met with media. His postgame media availability can be watched below.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire