Staff Report: SPORTS

Lady Vols Rae Burrell and Tamari Key were selected for the SEC Preseason All-Conference team Tuesday.

Burrell, a 6-foot-1 senior guard/forward, is coming off a season where she averaged 16.8 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game. Burrell was an All-SEC Second Team performer last season.

Key, a 6-foot-6 junior center, put up 8.9 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game a season ago, landing her on the SEC All-Defensive Team.

Burrell was picked for the All-SEC First Team and Key was picked for the All-SEC Second Team.

The Coaches’ preseason standings predictions were also announced Tuesday. Coaches picked Tennessee to finish third in the SEC behind South Carolina and Texas A&M.

The Lady Vols will begin their season Nov. 3 against Georgia College in Thompson-Boling Arena.

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