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Tony Vitello recaps series sweep 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 against the Fighting Illini. The Vols also extended its win streak to 15 games.

Tennessee will next play Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. First pitch is slated for 6 p.m. EDT and can be watched on SEC Network+.

PHOTOS: A look at Tony Vitello through the years

Following the Vols’ win against Illinois on Sunday, seventh-year head coach Tony Vitello met with media. His postgame press conference can be watched below.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire