KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Returning senior middle infielder Chelsea Seggern was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I third team, the organization announced Thursday.
Despite the cancellation of spring competition during COVID-19, CoSIDA continued its sponsorship of the Academic All-America awards program. Student-athletes were selected based on career statistics.
A kinesiology major with a 3.89 GPA, Seggern hit a .403, seven doubles, which ranked 10th in the SEC, and five home runs. She led the Lady Vols with 17 RBIs and five dingers.
The Thrall, Texas native tied for fifth in the league after being pegged at the plate nine times and assisted in turning 14 of the team’s 17 double plays to lead the conference.
Seggern, who opted to extend her eligibility for the 2021 season, tied for 37th nationally with an .863 slugging percentage and ranked 18th in the country with a .560 OBP in 2020. She started all 23 games and led UT with 13 walks.