Seggern, Butler Nominated for 2021 McWhorter Award


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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Might 4, 2021) – Matthew Butler of the Tennessee soccer crew and Chelsea Seggern of the Volunteer softball crew have been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Publish-Graduate Scholarship by the College of Missouri.

The H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Publish-Graduate Scholarship has been introduced by the Southeastern Convention since 1986 to the league’s prime female and male scholar-athletes.

The Southeastern Convention will title the 2021 recipients of the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Publish-Graduate Scholarship in mid-Might.

Highlights of Tennessee’s nominees embrace:

MATTHEW BUTLER, Tennessee, Soccer Main: Political Science

  •  NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipient, 2021
  • Grew to become the seventh Vol soccer student-athlete to obtain the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship relationship again to 1971, becoming a member of the likes of Peyton Manning (1997) and Mike Mauck (1977)
  •  4-time member of the SEC Educational Honor Roll, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  •  Earned his undergraduate diploma in political science in December 2020, sustaining a 3.63 GPA
  •  Member of the 2018-19 VOLeaders Academy the place he had the chance to go to Rwanda
  •  Aspires to enter prison justice following his soccer profession
  • CoSIDA Educational All-District 3 First Workforce, 2019
  • Elected to return for the 2021 season and would be the chief of the Tennessee line of defense and a member of the crew’s management council
  • Performed in 40 profession video games with 14 begins, accumulating 105 complete tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks
  • Completed the 2020 season with 43 tackles – fifth-most on the crew – and had three tackles for loss and two sacks in 10 begins at defensive finish
  • Posted 5 or extra tackles 5 occasions through the 2020 season

CHELSEA SEGGERN, Tennessee, Softball

Main: Kinesiology w/ minor in Organic Sciences

  • Google Cloud Educational All-District 3 Workforce, 2019
  • SEC Group Service Workforce, 2019
  • Easton/NFCA Scholar-Athlete, 2017, 2018
  • SEC Spring Educational Honor Roll, 2018, 2019
  • First-Yr SEC Educational Honor Roll, 2017
  •  Dean’s Listing each semester at UT
  • Chancellor’s Honors Award winner for Extraordinary Educational Achievement & Scholar Athlete
  • NFCA All-Area, 2018
  • SEC All-Freshman Workforce, 2017
  • Ranks fourth all-time in Girl Vol historical past in doubles with 60
  • Tennessee’s all-time chief in hit-by-pitch with 37 and counting

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