No. 4 Tennessee defeated No. 7 South Carolina, 36-21, in the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference Tournament semifinals.
The Vols outscored South Carolina, 22-7, in the second half.
Tennessee advances to the SCRC Tournament championship game. The Vols will play Kentucky on Saturday in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Kickoff between the Vols and Wildcats is slated for 3 p.m. EST.
The 2023 season is the second for Tennessee under head coach Scott Tungay.