Watch: Vols Baseball Catcher Evan Russell Hits 39th Career Home Run to Set Program Record

While the Vols are looking to win punch their ticket to the College World Series for the second straight season for the first time in program history, Evan Russell accomplished a milestone no other Tennessee BaseVol ever has: hit 39 home runs.  

Evan Russell’s 39th home run of his career in Orange and White came against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Saturday in Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Tennessee’s first game of the NCAA Super Regional. 

Russell sent a pitch over the left-field wall to give the Big Orange a 6-0 lead in the top of the fifth inning.