KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (release) -- Tennessee's Nick Senzel has been named a Freshman All-American by Perfect Game as announced on July 4th. The Farragut native has been named as a second-team designated hitter. It is his second freshman All-American award as he was previously honored by Louisville Slugger.
Senzel was also named to the SEC All-Freshman Team. He hit .315 with 15 extra-bases hits and tying for the team lead in RBIs with 39.
As UT's cleanup hitter for much of the season, Senzel also stole 14 bases and walked 30 times. He posted a team-best .419 on-base percentage.
Senzel became the first Tennessee player to earn Freshman All-American honors since 2008 when both Kentrail Davis and Bryan Morgado collected honors from various outlets.