Florida’s Adams named to Preseason All-SEC team

Florida infielder Hannah Adams was the offensive star Friday. [Lauren Bacho/Gainesville Sun]

Florida junior infielder Hannah Adams was named to the Preseason All-SEC Softball Team, the league announced Wednesday.

Adams was selected to the SEC All-Tournament Team after she notched a .308 batting average and produced three RBI and three runs scored en route to the Gators fifth overall tournament title in 2019. Adams scored the game-tying run in the comeback victory against South Carolina and put the Gators up early with a two-run home run in the 1st inning against Auburn in the semifinal game.

The hot streak at the plate continued into NCAA postseason play as the Hoschton, Ga. native hit .346 and was tied for the team lead with nine hits, which included three doubles.

Florida is set to begin its’ 2020 campaign at the USF-Rawlings Invitational in Tampa against Illinois State (Feb. 7) at 6:45 p.m. with the first SEC series slated against Auburn (March 6-8).

The first home contest in the recently renovated Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium is an exhibition set for Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 6 p.m. against Team USA. Former Gators Michelle Moultrie, Aubree Munro and Kelsey Stewart will return with the Red, White and Blue to take on the Gators as they prepare for their quest to win Olympic gold at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Single game tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through the Gator Ticket Office.

Over the phone:  1-800-34-GATOR or (352)-375-4683
In person: At the Gator Ticket Office, located on the West side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The 2020 SEC Softball Tournament will take place May 6-9 at Rhoads Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The full 2020 schedule can be found HERE.

2020 Preseason All-SEC Softball Team

Name, School Position Cl. Hometown
Bailey Hemphill, Alabama IF Sr. Lafayette, La.
Hannah Adams, Florida IF Jr. Hoschton, Ga.
Alex Martens, Kentucky IF Sr. McHenry, Ill.
Jana Johns, South Carolina IF Jr. Calhoun, Ga.
Chelsea Seggern, Tennessee IF Sr. Thrall, Texas
Elissa Brown, Alabama OF Sr. Eclectic, Ala.
Hannah McEwen, Arkansas OF Jr. San Diego, Calif.
Aliyah Andrews, LSU OF Sr. Oldsmar, Fla.
Brooke Wilmes, Missouri OF Jr. Johnston, Iowa
Montana Fouts, Alabama P So. Grayson, Ky.
Autumn Storms, Arkansas P Sr. Temecula, Calif.
Ashley Rogers, Tennessee P So. Athens, Tenn.
Mia Davidson, Mississippi State C Jr. Hillsborough, N.C.
Shelbi Sunseri, LSU DP/UT Jr. Santa Fe, Texas