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3.27.15 Sports Baseball
Taylor Gash • The Daily Beacon

Tennessee at bat during the baseball team's win over Cincinnati on Wednesday. The Vols are set to play a tournament at Vanderbilt this weekend.

Vols prepare to take on defending national champions

The SEC season has not started out as the Tennessee Volunteers baseball team wanted, having lost five of its first six conference games, including a 3-game sweep last weekend at the hands of the Georgia Bulldogs.

And the road only gets tougher for the Vols.

This weekend the Diamond Vols (10-11, 1-5 SEC) will take on defending national champion Vanderbilt in Nashville for a 3-game series. The last time the two teams played, the Commodores eliminated the Vols in the first round of the SEC Tournament.

“They obviously have a lot of talent and a good swagger about themselves,” Tennessee ...