Tennessee's Chris Burke, Jeff Christensen and Jamie Bennett were named to

the All-SEC Baseball team that was announced May 15. Chris Burke was named

to the first team while Christensen and Bennett were second team


Burke, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, capped off a successful sophomore

campaign with an impressive .401 batting average and 56 stolen bases. Burke

tied Jeff Pickler's school record for hits in a season after he connected

on his 109th hit against South Carolina. Burke is one of just three players

to hit over 100 in a single season.

Burke also earned first team All-America honors from USA Today/Baseball

and was named to the Collegiate Baseball Louisville Slugger

All-America squad as a second team selection.

Senior pitching ace Jamie Bennett wrapped up second team honors for the

second consecutive season. Bennett led the pitching staff this season in

wins (10), innings-pitched (149.2), games-started (19), complete games (6)

and strikeouts (111). Bennett wrapped up his career at Tennessee finishing

fourth in career victories (21) and starts (40) and ranks second in innings

pitched (313.2) and strikeouts (253).

Knoxville native Jeff Christensen rounded out the conference selections for

UT as he was named to the second team as the designated hitter. Christensen

had an outstanding season at the plate as the junior was second on the team

with a .354 batting average. Christensen led the team with 11 home runs

while batting in 54 runners on the season.