KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee baseball program revealed its full 2022 schedule on Tuesday morning. The Vols’ slate consists of 37 home games, 15 road games and four neutral-site contests.
Of the 56 scheduled regular-season games, 19 of those contests are against teams that reached an NCAA Regional in 2021. UT will face off against three College World Series participants in Mississippi State, Texas, Vanderbilt.
The Big Orange open their season with nine straight home games starting with a three-game series against Georgia Southern from Friday, Feb. 18 through Sunday, Feb. 20.
UT will also host Iona (Feb. 25-27) and Rhode Island (March 11-13) in non-conference weekend series while taking on Tennessee Tech, UNC Asheville, James Madison, Eastern Kentucky, Butler, Western Carolina, Lipscomb, Xavier, Alabama A&M, Bellarmine and Belmont in midweek contests.
Tennessee’s first action away from Lindsey Nelson Stadium will take place in Houston at the highly anticipated Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic at Minute Maid Park, home to Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros. The Vols are scheduled to open the tournament on Friday against Texas in a College World Series rematch before taking on two more Big 12 foes in Baylor and Oklahoma on Saturday and Sunday.
UT will also take on Tennessee Tech in a midweek game at Smokies Park in Kodak, Tennessee on April 12.
The defending SEC Eastern Division champion Volunteers will open their conference slate at home against South Carolina from March 18-20. Other home series include matchups with Missouri (April 8-10), Alabama (April 15-17), Auburn (April 29-May 1) and Georgia (May 13-15).
Following their SEC opening series against the Gamecocks, the Vols will hit the road for consecutive series at Ole Miss (March 25-27) and 2021 CWS runner-up Vanderbilt (April 1-3). Tennessee’s other three road series will feature trips to Florida (April 22-24), Kentucky (May 6-8) and reigning national champion Mississippi State (May 19-21) to round out the regular season. The trip to Starkville will mark UT’s first series there since 2017.
The Vols are coming off an historic season in 2021, which was culminated with the program’s fifth trip to the College World Series and first appearance in Omaha since 2005.
The Vols’ full 2022 schedule can be seen HERE. Game times and TV designations will be released at a later date closer to the start of the season.
Season tickets for the 2022 season can be purchased starting Oct. 6 at AllVols.com. For more info on season tickets, click HERE.