Knoxville, Tenn.--(UTSports/WVLT) The Tennessee softball team will be recognized for an outstanding 2013 season when the No. 12/10 Lady Vol basketball team takes on No. 2 Notre Dame on Monday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The 2014 softball team will be greeting fans as they enter the arena and will also be introduced at halftime. A limited number of lower level tickets are available for Monday's women's basketball game. Tickets can be purchased at UTTIX.com.
Tennessee softball starts its 2014 season on Feb. 7 against Northern Colorado in Statesboro, Ga. UT makes its home debut on March 5 with a doubleheader against Wright State. The Lady Vols' SEC home schedule starts on March 21 against South Carolina.
Tennessee enjoyed one of its finest seasons in program history in 2013, finishing as the national runner-up, making its sixth Women's College World Series appearance in nine years and posting its eighth 50-win season with a final record of 52-12. UT returns several key players from its 2013 WCWS Championship Series run, including All-American seniors Ellen Renfroe (2011, 2012) and Madison Shipman (2012, 2013). With 11 returning veterans and seven exciting newcomers, Tennessee is primed for another big season and has goals that culminate in Oklahoma City.