Tennessee Baseball: Key players to lookout for this season announce by the…

The Tennessee Volunteers baseball team represents the University of Tennessee in NCAA Division I college baseball. Along with most other Tennessee athletic teams, the baseball team participates in the Eastern division of the Southeastern Conference. The Volunteers play all on-campus home games at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. The Volunteers are currently coached by three-time National Coach of the Year and one-time Southeastern Conference Baseball Coach of the Year, Tony Vitello. During Vitello’s tenure, Tennessee baseball has become one of the premier programs throughout the country, amassing the most wins, NCAA tournament wins, and home runs, as well as the highest winning percentage over the 2021-2024 seasons. The Vols won their first College World Series in 2024.

Tennessee baseball is right around the corner, and the hype behind the Vols continues to build. In just 8 short days, the Vols will be traveling to Arizona to kick off their season.


Tennessee baseball is ranked No. 2 in the preseason top 25 polls for the 2023 season coming off a historic campaign last year finishing 57-9. Tennessee will have multiple incoming transfers on the roster: shortstop Maui Ahuna (Kansas), right fielder Colby Backus (Walters State), third baseman Zane Denton (Alabama), and catcher Jack Alexander (Austin Peay and Notre Dame).