Tennessee Volunteers beat Southern Miss Golden Eagles, 5-0

HATTSBURG, Miss. (WDAM) – Game 3 of the Hattiesburg Super Regional goes to the Tennessee Volunteers (43-20) in a 5-0 win over the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (46-20).

This means the volunteers advance to the NCAA Men’s College World Series in Omaha.

Monday’s game was originally scheduled to start at 5:00 p.m. However, the game was rescheduled to 9:06 p.m. after a delay was announced due to inclement weather.

Tennessee took the lead early in the second inning. The Vols strike first, but Niko Mazza limited the damage to one.

Vols put on three more in the fifth inning. Tennessee’s homers hit the fifth run of the night in the seventh.

The Hattiesburg Super Regional got underway on Saturday but the opening game was suspended due to bad weather and USM led 4-0 at the end of the fifth inning.

On Sunday morning, USM defeated Tennessee 5-3 in a follow-up to Saturday’s opener.

The University of Tennessee responded with an 8-4 win over USM on Sunday night, making Monday a winner take-all game 3.

Monday was also Scott Berry’s last game at Pete Taylor Park after announcing his plans to retire at the end of the season.

Berry has been part of the USM baseball program for 23 years, including 14 years as the head coach of the Golden Eagles.

More information about the game can be found HERE.

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