Vols sweep Dayton with sixth consecutive win
No. 2 Tennessee (6-2) completed a three-game sweep against Dayton (0-6) Sunday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
The Vols were victorious, 6-0. Sunday’s win is Tennessee’s sixth consecutive.
Sophomore first baseman Blake Burke went 2-for-4, recording two solo home runs against the Flyers.
Burke gave Tennessee a 1-0 lead in the first inning.
The Vols scored two runs in the second inning. Griffin Merritt scored after Austen Jaslove reached on an error. Jared Dickey’s RBI single extended Tennessee’s advantage to, 3-0.
Burke hit his second solo home run in the fifth inning.
Drew Beam (2-0) pitched 5.1 innings for the Vols. He surrendered one hit and three walks, while recording four strikeouts.