Tennessee baseball has record-setting weekend against Iona

Tennessee baseball stacked program records during a power-packed three-game sweep against Iona.

The No. 16 Vols (7-0) scored 68 runs on the weekend, finishing with a 68-3 edge against the Gaels. UT beat the Gaels 12-2 in seven innings Sunday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium to complete the sweep. UT won 27-1 on Friday and 29-0 on Saturday.

Tennessee hosts ETSU on Tuesday before traveling to Houston to face No. 1 Texas, Baylor and Oklahoma in the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic starting Friday.

The offensive records

Cortland Lawson slugged a two-run homer onto the second deck of the party porches in leftfield Sunday, giving Tennessee 60 runs during the series and breaking a 113-year-old record.

Tennessee scored 59 runs against Tusculum on April 1-3, 1909, the previous program record for runs in a three-game series.

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