John Massey cleared the bases with a shot over the left filed fence to
break a 4-4 tie as the University of Tennessee cruised to a 14-6 victory
over the University of Hawaii.
The Volunteers (5-1) collected 14 hits and committed two errors. The
Vulcans had eight hits and four errors.
Ryan Case began the damage for the Vols by singling in Chris Burke to give
Tennessee an early 1-0 lead. Tennessee continued to pour on the offensive
fire, scoring one run in the third and two in the fourth to go up 4-0.
The Vulcans, however, stormed back with four runs in the fourth inning.
Brandon Chaves scored on a wild pitch and Jake Ryan on a failed pick off
attempt at third. Four batters later, Kevin Yee hit a two-run single. Paul
Yap collected an RBI single in the seventh.
Two walks by Vulcan's pitching, followed by a hit batter in the fifth, set
the stage for Massey's first career grand slam.
Not content with their fragile lead, Tennessee added two runs in the sixth,
a run in the eighth and three in the ninth.
Patrick Lynch added one more for the Vulcans in the eighth with a solo
The Vols continue their series on the island paradise Wednesday and close
with a doubleheader Saturday before heading to Charleston, S.C. for the
Winn-Dixie Shootout on Feb. 20.
Massey, Vols beat Hawaii
Published: Thu Feb 10, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:07 p.m.