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How To Watch: No. 1 Tennessee vs. No. 3 Texas A&M in the College World Series Final

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College baseball’s national champion will be crowned with a dogpile on the infield Monday night at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha. It’s No. 1 Tennessee and No. 3 Texas A&M in the decisive Game 3 of the College World Series Finals, with the national title on the line.

Tennessee (59-13) and Texas A&M (53-14) are scheduled for a 7 p.m. Eastern Time start Monday on ESPN. Both the Vols and the Aggies are seeking their first national championship.

The best-of-three final series started with a 9-5 Texas A&M win, powered by a five-run third inning Saturday night in Game 1. On Sunday afternoon in Game 2, Tennessee got a two-run home run from Dylan Dreiling in the seventh inning and a two-run homer from Cal Stark in the eighth, both with two outs, to rally for a 4-1 win to force Game 3.

How To Watch: No. 1 Tennessee vs. No. 3 Texas A&M

Start Time: Friday, 7 p.m. Eastern Time


Streaming: ESPN App or

Location: Charles Schwab Field

Radio: WNML-FM 99.1 in Knoxville. The Vol Network radio broadcast can be heard on local affiliates across the state of Tennessee

How They Got Here

Tennessee is playing for a national championship for the first time since 1951, when the Vols lost 3-2 to Oklahoma, giving up a 2-0 lead after six innings. 

This Tennessee team has already set a program record with 59 wins and is currently tied with Vanderbilt for the SEC’s single-season wins record. The Vols advanced the the championship series in Omaha with a 12-11 win over Florida State, a 6-1 win over North Carolina and another 7-2 win over FSU.

The run in the College World Series started with a walk-off win over the Seminoles on June 14, when Tennessee scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth. 

Tennessee beat Evansville in three games in the Knoxville Super Regional and swept through the Knoxville Regional with wins over Northern Kentucky, Indiana and Southern Miss.

The 4-1 loss to Tennessee on Sunday was Texas A&M’s first loss since May 23, a 7-4 loss to the Vols in the SEC Tournament in Hoover. The Aggies beat Grambling, Texas and Louisiana in the College Station Regional then sweep Oregon in the College Station Super Regional.

In Omaha, A&M beat Florida 3-2 on June 15, beat Kentucky 5-1 last Monday and eliminated Florida with a 6-0 win on Wednesday. 

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