Category Archives: College Softball

Lady Vols Softball Team in National Championship Game

Lady Vols Softball Team in National Championship Game.  The Renfroe sisters, Lexi Overstreet, and Lauren Gibson came through to send the Lady Vols to the Big Game with a 2-1 win over Texas.

Lady Vols Softball Team in National Championship Game

The Tennessee Lady Volunteers will play for the National Championship in softball against the winner of the matchup between Oklahoma and Washington.  The Lady Vols (52-10) defeated Texas (51-10) 2-1, on the strength of Strong pitching and a clutch pinch hit walk for Lexi Overstreet in the sixth inning.  If Oklahoma loses tonight, the championship series will begin on Tuesday, June 4. If Oklahoma wins Game 12, Tennessee will face the Sooners in the title series on Monday night at 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

Lexi Overstreet:  Tennessee Lady Vols

Lexi Overstreet came up with a clutch walk with the bases loaded to send the eventual winning run home in a 2-1 Lady Vols win over Texas in the CWS.

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Lady Vols One Win Away From Championship Game in Softball College World Series

The Tennessee Lady Vols softball team beat the Washington Lady Huskies 1-0 on a shutout pitched by Ellen Renfroe and a Tory Lewis walkoff single in the bottom of the 7th inning and advanced to the Final Four of the College World Series and must beat Texas once to advance to the championship game, while the Lady Longhorns must defeat Tennessee twice in order to advance.  
The first game will begin at 6 p.m. Central time in Oklahoma City on Sunday June 2.  If Texas were to win the first game, the (if necessary) game will be played Monday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. Central Time.

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Tennessee 1, Washington 0 (Jun 01, 2013 at Oklahoma City, Okla.)
Washington.......... 000 000 0 -  0  2  0      (44-16)
Tennessee........... 000 000 1 -  1  9  1      (51-10)
Pitchers: Washington - Inglesby, Kaitlin and Wright, Shawna. Tennessee ->Ellen Renfroe and
>Hannah Akamine.
Win-Ellen Renfroe(19-4)  Loss-Inglesby, Kaitlin(23-8)  T-2:48  A-0
Weather: 70 Sunny, Wind N @ 15 mph



Lady Vols Defeat NC St. 7-0, Host Alabama for Trip to Oklahoma City|

Madison Shipman had a two-run homer and drove in three and Ivy Renfroe fanned five over seven shutout innings as Tennessee punched its sixth trip to the NCAA Super Regionals with a 7-0 win over NC State on Sunday in Game 6 of the Knoxville Regional.

Madison Shipman of the Tennessee Lady Vols Softball Team

Madison Shipman hit a two-run homer and had a five RBI day to help Tennessee beat NC St. 7-0 and win the Knoxville Regional of the NCAA Softball Tournament.

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Gaffin Comes Up Big For Lady Vols In 11th|

A walk-off triple by Rainey Gaffin to deep right center field in the bottom of the 11th inning brought Cheyanne Tarango around to score from first base and gave the Tennessee softball team a 1-0 victory over NC State to stay perfect in NCAA Tournament play Saturday.

Rainey Gaffin Belts Walkoff Triple to Beat NC State

Rainey Gaffin’s walkoff triple propelled the Lady Vols softball team into the winner’s bracket and a spot in the regional championship game on Sunday.

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SEC Goes 10-1 on Opening Day of NCAA Softball Tournament

Eleven out of the thirteen SEC schools that field a softball team made the NCAA Tournament this season.  (Vanderbilt has no softball team.)  On Friday, Alabama, Texas A&M, Kentucky, LSU, Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia were all winners.   The only team that lost was Mississippi State who lost a 5-2 decision to Florida St.  See all the scores from Friday at


Interactive NCAA Bracket