For the second year in a row, the Tennessee Athletics have won the SEC Allsports title presented by USA Today Network. This year’s win was even more impressive as both the men’s and women’s standings were topped by the Vols and Lady Vols. This is the first time in the school’s history that they have achieved this feat.
Danny White, Vice President and Director of Athletics, expressed his pride in the team’s accomplishment. He credited the student-athletes, coaches, staff, and fans for their role in this achievement. “We are just getting started with Rocky Top, but this early success gives us the confidence to continue building confidence,” White added.
Tennessee’s success this year also coincides with White’s first full year as the head of the division. The team’s performance in different sports event this year has been impressive. The University of Tennessee is the champion of both SEC Softball Championships. Tennessee also has some teams that are in the top four in their respective SEC races this year. These include Men’s Cross Country (2nd), Soccer (2nd in the East), Women’s Swimming & Diving (2nd), Men’s Tennis (2nd), Men’s Swimming & Diving (3rd), Women’s Basketball (3rd), and Men’s Golf (tied).
In the last year, Tennessee also won its first-ever SEC Overall All-Sports Trophy. The university finished second in the SEC Women’s Allsports Rankings the following year and also finished first in the SEC Men’s Allsports Rankings. This year, the University of Tennessee became the second SEC to win both the men’s and women’s titles in the same year.
The 2022-23 USA Today Network SEC Overall All Sports Standings has ranked Tennessee first, followed by Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas A&M, LSU, Arkansas, Auburn, South Carolina, Kentucky, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Mississippi, and Missouri.
The 2022-23 Men’s All Sports Standings also ranked Tennessee first, followed by Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Texas A&M, Arkansas, Kentucky, LSU, Vanderbilt, Auburn, Mississippi, Missouri, Allmiss, and South Carolina.
Lastly, the 2022-23 Women’s Allsports Standings have Tennessee first, followed by Florida, Georgia, LSU, Alabama, Arkansas, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Auburn, Ole Miss, Kentucky, Vander Built, Mississippi, and Missouri.