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Georgia baseball defeats Vols in series opener

Georgia baseball defeats Vols in series opener

No. 24 Georgia (22-4, 4-3 SEC) defeated No. 5 Tennessee (22-5, 3-4 SEC), 16-2 in seven innings, on Friday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

Rankings reflect the USA TODAY Sports baseball coaches poll.

AJ Causey (5-1) started for Tennessee and pitched 2.2 innings. He recorded three strikeouts, while allowing seven earned runs, seven hits and two walks.

Georgia totaled 14 hits, including four home runs, in the contest. Tennessee totaled 10 hits in game No. 1.

Blake Burke, Reese Chapman and Dean Curley recorded two hits each for the Vols.

Following Tennessee’s series opening loss to Georgia on Friday, seventh-year head coach Tony Vitello met with media. His postgame media availability can be watched below.

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