Vols Baseball Preserved In History As National Seeds 2024

Tennessee Baseball Earns No. 1 National Seed for Second Time in Program History

Tennessee Baseball Earns No. 1 National Seed for Second Time in Program History

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – May 27, 2024 – The University of Tennessee baseball team has earned the No. 1 national seed in the NCAA Baseball Tournament for the second time in program history.

The Volunteers will begin their postseason run by hosting the Knoxville Regional, which features No. 2 seed Southern Miss (Sun Belt Champion), No. 3 seed Indiana (at-large) and No. 4 seed Northern Kentucky (Horizon League Champion).

This is the eighth time that Tennessee has hosted an NCAA Regional and the third time in the last four years. The Vols are making their fifth consecutive regional appearance and 14th appearance overall in the NCAA Tournament.

Tennessee enters the tournament after winning the SEC regular season and SEC Tournament titles for the second time in three years. The Vols are the only team in the country to enter this year’s NCAA Tournament with 50 wins, boasting a 50-11 overall record.

The Vols will look to continue their home dominance in the postseason, having won their last five regionals in Knoxville. Tennessee is 20-5 all-time in NCAA regional games played at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

Ticket Information

All Tennessee baseball season-ticket holders have the opportunity to purchase postseason tickets for all games taking place at home. Season tickets are sold out for the 2024 season. A limited number of single-session standing room only tickets will be sold to the general public at the Lindsey Nelson Stadium ticket window starting 90 minutes prior to first pitch of each session. The first 300 students will receive free admission into Lindsey Nelson Stadium for all postseason contests.

NCAA Knoxville Regional Schedule

The schedule for the weekend action is as follows:

  • Friday, May 31
    • Game 1 – [2] Southern Miss vs. [3] Indiana, 1 ET (ESPN+)
    • Game 2 – [1] Tennessee vs. [4] Northern Kentucky, 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
  • Saturday, June 1
    • Game 3 – Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2, Noon ET (TBD)
    • Game 4 – Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2, 6 p.m. ET (TBD)
  • Sunday, June 2
    • Game 5 – Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4, Noon ET (TBD)
    • Game 6 – Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 4, 6 p.m. ET (TBD)
  • Monday, June 3
  • Game 7 (if necessary) – Winner of Game 6 vs. Loser of Game 6, TBD (TBD)

The Tennessee Volunteers are looking to make a deep run in the NCAA Tournament and bring home their first national championship since 1998.