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Tennessee Softball to face Lipscomb in 2014 NCAA Regional Championship

Courtesy of Tennessee Athletics

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No. 10 national seed Tennessee will face Lipscomb on Sunday in Game 6 of the 2014 Knoxville Regional at 2 p.m. ET at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.

Tickets are still available for Sunday’s game and will go on sale at 1 p.m. ET when the gates open at Lee Stadium. Tickets are $10 each.

Lipscomb (41-14) will be the home team in Game 6. If necessary, Game 7 will be played at approximately 4:30 p.m. ET with Tennessee (44-10) as the home team. Both games will feature a free live video feed via the CBS ULive Player.

Tennessee has outscored its opponents 24-3 in its first two games of the 2014 Knoxville Regional. UT defeated Charleston Southern, 12-3, in five frames on Friday in Game 2 and shut down Virginia Tech, 12-0, in five innings on Saturday in Game 3. Tennessee’s 12 runs in each game is a school record for runs in NCAA Tournament play and its 12-run margin of victory against the Hokies also set a school record for NCAA games. Freshman Annie Aldrete has hit three home runs so far in the regional to push her season total to 19, tying Lauren Gibson’s UT single-season record set in 2013.

Lipscomb fell to Virginia Tech, 4-3, in Game 1 on Friday. The Bisons bounced back on Saturday with 4-2 win over Charleston Southern in Game 4 and a 12-3 win over Virginia Tech in Game 5. Lipscomb has advanced to the third day of NCAA regionals for the second time in its program history. In the Bisons’ only other NCAA Tournament appearance, they went 2-2 in the 2010 Tuscaloosa Regional, falling to Alabama, 6-0, in Game 6.

TRAFFIC ADVISORY:The Rev3 Triathlon will cause complete closure of Neyland Drive between Walnut Street and Lake Loudoun Blvd. starting at 5 a.m. At 2 p.m., both eastbound lanes and one westbound lane on Neyland Drive will be open. One westbound lane on Neyland between C-15 parking lot and Joe Johnson Blvd. will remain closed until 4:30 p.m. Fans can get to the stadium from the western end of Neyland Drive (Alcoa Highway or Kingston Pike) or by driving through campus and turning right onto Neyland Drive from Lake Loudoun.

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