Jordan DeJong hurled a complete game five-hitter to lead Tennessee to a 5-3

win over the Citadel in Game 9 of the 2000 Winn-Dixie Shootout held at

Riley Park in Charleston, S.C.

The Volunteers (8-4) broke a 1-1 tie in the eighth inning with four runs on

just one hit. Kris Bennett highlighted the frame with an RBI single while

the Bulldogs committed two errors.

The Bulldogs (4-2) scored twice in the ninth on a Daryl Byrd RBI single and

a Tennessee error to account for the final margin.

The Citadel took a 1-0 lead in the fifth when Dallas McPherson singled,

stole second base, advanced to third and scored on a pair of Volunteer

errors. In the top of the sixth, Bennett's run-scoring single plated Stevie

Daniel to knot the game.

DeJong (2-1) went the distance, allowing five hits and one earned run while

fanning nine and walking three. Bulldog reliever Randy Corn (0-1) suffered

the loss by giving up one hit and one earned run in 1/3 of an inning. Kyle

Bunn started for the Citadel, working seven complete innings and

surrendering six hits and one earned run.

Bennett collected two hits and two RBI for Tennessee while Daniel scored

two runs.

Tennessee takes on the College of Charleston Monday at 2 p.m. Information

concerning the game was not available at press time.