The accolades keep rolling in for Chase Burns. The standout Tennessee pitcher was named’s Freshman of the Year on Friday.

It’s the third national honor recognizing Burns for his sensational freshman season. He was also named the NCBWA Freshman National Pitcher of the Year and the Collegiate Baseball National Co-Freshman Player of the Year.

Burns, from Gallatin, Tennessee, was dominant on the mound as the Friday night starter for the 2022 SEC champions. He posted an 8-2 record with a 2.91 ERA and 103 strikeouts, a K mark that ranks third in program history for freshmen.

Burns was one of the SEC’s top pitchers in numerous statistical categories, including strikeouts per 9 innings (3rd – 11.54), ERA (5th – 2.91), strikeouts (5th – 103), wins (t-5th – 8) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (5th – 4.12).

UT fans can look forward to 2 more seasons of Burns before he’s eligible to re-enter the MLB Draft.