Per LSUSports.net: HOOVER, Ala. – Tennessee right-hander Chase Dollander limited LSU to one earned run in 6.2 innings Friday night to lead the Volunteers to a 5-2 win in the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
Top-ranked Tennessee improved to 51-7 on the year, while LSU dropped to 38-19.
The Tigers will face Kentucky at approximately 1 p.m. CT Saturday in an elimination game. The winner of the LSU-Kentucky game will play Tennessee in the semifinal round at approximately 8 p.m. CT Saturday night.
Dollander (9-0), the SEC Pitcher of the Year, allowed two runs – one earned – on four hits in 6.2 innings with two walks and nine strikeouts.
Tennessee reliever Redmond Walsh earned his seventh save of the season by blanking the Tigers over the final two innings, allowing one hit with one walk and one strikeout.
LSU starter Ty Floyd (5-4) was charged with the loss, as he allowed five runs – four earned – on six hits in 4.2 innings with three walks and five strikeouts. Complete Recap Box Score