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Softball bracketology: Lady Vols’ Week 7 NCAA Tournament regional projections

No. 4 Tennessee (27-2, 8-1 SEC) defeated East Tennessee State (7-22), 10-2 in six innings, on Tuesday at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.

The win against East Tennessee State is the Lady Vols’ fifth over an in-state opponent this season. The Lady Vols improve its record against in-state teams to 144-4 since the program’s first season in 1996.

The Lady Vols are ranked No. 4 in the latest USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll.

College Sports Madness released Week 7 NCAA Tournament softball bracketology projections on Tuesday. The Lady Vols are projected to host the Knoxville Regional as a No. 4 overall seed.

Below are projected teams to play in the Knoxville Regional.

Tennessee

Overall record: 27-2

Conference record: 8-1 (SEC)

USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll ranking: No. 4

USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll first-place votes: 0

PHOTOS: Lady Vols softball defeats East Tennessee State

Virginia Tech

Overall record: 26-6

Conference record: 8-1 (ACC)

USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll ranking: No. 12

USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll first-place votes: 0

Michigan

Overall record: 14-13

Conference record: 1-2 (Big Ten)

USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll ranking: Not ranked

USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll first-place votes: 0

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Dayton

Overall record: 15-11

Conference record: 2-1 (A-10)

USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll ranking: Not ranked

USA TODAY/NFCA Division I Coaches Poll first-place votes: 0

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire