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Tennessee punched its ticket to the College World Series by sweeping Southeastern Conference rival LSU in the Knoxville Super Regional.

No. 3 national seed Tennessee now know who its first opponent will be at TD Ameriatrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska.

Tennessee (50-16) will face Virginia in its College World Series opener.

The Cavaliers (35-25) earned their way to Omaha with a 5-2 victory over Dallas Baptist in the Columbia Super Regional at Fournders Park in South Carolina.

Virginia lost its first game to the Patriots on Saturday before pulling even in the best-of-3 series with a 4-0 win on Sunday.

The Cavaliers, who trailed 2-1 in the seventh inning of the series finale Monday afternoon, received a grand slam from Kyle Teel to defeat the Patriots.

Virginia head coach Brian O’Connor watches from the dugout in the ninth inning during an NCAA college baseball tournament super regional game against Dallas Baptist Sunday, June 13, 2021, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Like Tennessee, Virginia will be making its fifth trip to Omaha in school history.

The Cavaliers will be making their first trip to the College World Series since 2015 when they defeated Vanderbilt to win the national championship.

The Vols made their last trip to Omaha in 2005. Tennessee and Virginia have never played against each other.


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