Tennessee's Liam Spence (Aaron Fitt)


Liam Spence — Tennessee’s Man From Down Under — Keeps Getting Better

ATHENS, Ga. — Liam Spence didn’t waste any time taking advantage of his long-awaited first opportunity to play an SEC baseball game. Tennessee’s fourth-year junior shortstop led off Friday’s SEC opener by hammering the third pitch of the game over the left-center-field wall to ignite the Volunteer dugout and set the tone for an emphatic 11-6 victory against Georgia. Spence wound up reaching safely in five of his six plate appearances, with two walks, a hard line-drive single to left, a liner double to right, four RBIs and three runs. How’s that for an SEC debut?

For Spence, the anticipation[…]