BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Tennessee junior Cailin Hannon was tabbed SEC Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
The Franklin, Tenn., native paced the Lady Vols last week with an astounding .786 batting average (11-for-14). She was perfect at the plate in three games, including a combined 6-for-6 effort against the #17/18 Ole Miss Rebels in the first two games of the series in Oxford, Miss.
In the series finale at Ole Miss, Hannon moved Tennessee’s go-ahead run to third on a single to left field and recorded seven putouts in center field, helping the Lady Vols down the Rebels in extra innings, 2-1. The former reserve also owned a 1.071 slugging percentage on the week while leading the squad with a .786 on-base percentage. She enters the final weekend of the regular season on a five-game hit streak.
This is Hannon’s first SEC Player of the Week honor and the first for a Tennessee player this season. The last Lady Vol to be tabbed SEC Player of the Week was Scarlet McSwain on April 11, 2017.
Three other Lady Vols have been recognized by the conference for their play this season as both Ashley Rogers and Kaitlin Parsons were tabbed SEC Freshmen of the Week and Matty Moss was named SEC Pitcher of the Week.