No. 15 Tennessee defeats Campbell Monday night

Melissa Tullar (ScarboroughPhotography.com)
Melissa Tullar (ScarboroughPhotography.com)

KNOXVILLE, TENN. – No. 15 Tennessee scored six in the second en route to a 10-1 win over Campbell Monday evening at Lee Stadium.

Megan Geer led the way for Tennessee with a perfect 3-for-3 performance, scoring twice, adding one RBI and two stolen bases.

Meghan Gregg's lone hit of the day was a grand slam in the second to push the lead to 7-0. Geer later scored in the same inning to increase the lead to 8-0.

Tennessee opened the scoring in the first with a pair of RBI doubles to take a 2-0 lead. A bunt single, grand slam and a bases loaded walk plated the six runs for Tennessee in the second.

Amber Schisler scored the lone run for Campbell on Melissa Tullar's RBI single in the top of the fourth inning, which closed the gap to 8-1.

Two more runs scored in the bottom of the fourth for Tennessee, to reach the final score margin.

Abby Perryman, Megan Mozingo, and Katie Baker also tallied hits in the contest for Campbell.

Caylan Arnold (8-2) took the win in five innings of work, yielding just two hits and striking out nine. Baker (5-4) took the loss in 1.1 innings of work, allowing eight runs on six hits.

After breaking the school record Saturday afternoon, Baker recorded three strikeouts in the start to eclipse the 500-strikeout plateau.

Campbell's trip continues at Austin Peay, with a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. eastern.