Tennessee had four players named to the SEC preseason softball team.
Senior third baseman Raven Chavanne, senior second baseman Lauren Gibson, junior shortstop Madison Shipman and senior outfielder Kat Dotson gave the Lady Vols the most selections by any school.
The Lady Vols are the ranked No. 5 in the preseason ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 poll.
Defending national champion Alabama took the top spot with 13 first-place votes. Oklahoma was No. 2 and received the remaining seven first-place votes. California and Arizona State took No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.
UT is No. 6 in the USA Today poll.