Four Lady Vols receive SEC softball awards


The Southeastern Conference honored Kiki Milloy, Ashley Rogers, Ashley Morgan and Cailin Hannon for their performances during the 2021 season.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference released its annual softball awards on Tuesday. Four Tennessee players were among the 70 winners.

Outfielder Kiki Milloy earned her first All-SEC honors by being named to the All-SEC First Team and the All-SEC Newcomer Team. The sophomore led the conference with 36 stolen bases. That’s the most by a Lady Vol since 2013. She scored a team-high 47 points, batting .382 and 36 runners at bat.

Pitcher Ashley Rogers shares a spot on the All-SEC first team with Milloy. This is the second time that the junior has been part of the first team. Rogers is the Tennessee pitcher’s ace, leading the conference with 21 full games, 23 wins, 253 strikeouts and seven shutouts.

Infielder Ashley Morgan is a member of the All-SEC Second Team. The senior first baseman led Tennessee with a .394 batting average. She recorded a batting average of 0.400 best team and 15 RBIs in conference.

Finally, Cailin Hannon is the SEC Fellow-Athlete of the Year. The outfielder graduated with a bachelor’s degree in audiology / speech-language pathology in May 2020. The SEC granted spring athletes an additional year of eligibility, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so Hannon returned to Tennessee to pursue a doctorate. audiology clinic. According to Tennessee Athletics, she is currently as a 4.0 GPA in the doctoral program. She is the fourth player to win the varsity athlete award in program history.

The Lady Vols are currently preparing for this week’s SEC tournament. Tennessee are the seventh seed and start the tournament against 10th seed Texas A&M on Wednesday.


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