Mississippi State secured a historic 9-1 victory over No. 4 Tennessee in softball, marking their first run-rule win against a top-five team.

By the Numbers
  • State scored 9 runs on 9 hits, including 4 doubles.
  • Aspen Wesley pitched the full game, allowing only 2 hits.
  • State's victory was their 14th run-rule win of the year, breaking a program record set in 2008.
State of Play
  • State's win was their highest-ranked home victory since 2016 and the first run-rule win against a top-five team in program history.
  • Nadia Barbary hit her 15th double of the season, while Kylee Edwards drove in 3 RBIs.
  • Madisyn Kennedy's SAC fly marked her SEC-leading 51st RBI, ending a 25-game reached-base streak.
What's Next

The Bulldogs and Lady Vols continue the series with a game on Saturday, honoring the late Alex Wilcox.

Bottom Line

Mississippi State's historic win over Tennessee showcases their strength and potential in the softball season, setting a new program record and highlighting standout performances from key players, marking a significant milestone in their journey to success.