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Happy Birthday - Al Wilson

On the first day of summer we wish a Happy Birthday to one of the greatest linebackers in Tennessee history, Al Wilson. 

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Thursday's Tennessee Basketball Briefing (6/19/14)


Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall and several members of the Vols spoke with the media on Wednesday. Check out the stories that followed: 

Butch Jones On 1010XL In Jacksonville


Vols head coach Butch Jones was a guest on 1010XL Radio in Jacksonville, Florida as previewed the 2014 season and gave some insight to the team's preparation over the summer. He talked about the importance of the Tennessee-Florida rivalry and the importance of recruiting Florida. 

Abbott Posts Second Shutout For Bandits

Two starts, two shutouts, two 4-hitters!
That's how dominating former Tennessee softball star Monica Abbott has been with the Chicago Bandits in the National Pro Fastpitch last night. Abbott struck out seven and walked just one. That include one K of UT's Madison Shipman.

Big Week For Lady Vols

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The Tennessee women's golf program is gearing up for a big week.

On the home front, three Lady Volunteers are competing in the 82nd Tennessee Women's Amateur Championship. After 36-holes of Stroke Play competition, Blakesly Warren (T-3rd), AJ Newell (T-5th) and Teleri Hughes (T-8th) all advanced to Wednesday's Match Play competition. View the full leaderboard.

Lady Vol Scores
Blakesly Warren..... 72-72--144 (+2)
AJ Newell..... 72-73--145 (+3)
Teleri Hughes..... 75-73--148 (+6)

In addition, Erica Popson and Hannah Pietila are getting set to compete in the 2014 U.S. Women's Open in Pinehurst, N.C. The Women's Open will begin on Thursday at the Pinehurst No. 2 course (the same as the 2014 U.S. Open).

Follow @LadyVol_Golf on Twitter for the latest news.

Happy Birthday - June 17: Crossley, Haynesworth, Schwenk

On June 17 we send Happy Birthday wishes to rising sophomore rower Courtney Crossley, former Vols football star and long time NFL player Albert Haynesworth and former Olympic swimmer and Tennessee product Tripp Schwenk, who won a silver medal in the 1996 Games in Atlanta.  


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Happy Birthday - June 17: Crossley, Haynesworth, Schwenk

On June 17 we send Happy Birthday wishes to rising sophomore rower Courtney Crossley, former Vols football star and long time NFL player Albert Haynesworth and former Olympic swimmer and Tennessee product Tripp Schwenk, who won a silver medal in the 1996 Games in Atlanta.  


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Abbott, Shipman Star In NPF Action

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Two Tennessee legends had great weekend while playing in the NPF. Rookie Madison Shipman smacked her first career pro home run with the USSSA Pride on Sunday as the Pride beat the Chicago Bandits, 6-1. 

Photo: Monica Abbott & the #Bandits shutout the USSSA Pride in the series opener, 7-0 

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On Saturday, Monica Abbott made her season debut with the Bandits and dealt the Pride a 7-0 loss. Abbott twirled a four-hit shutout while striking out seven. 

The teams play again on Monday and Tuesday. 

Happy Birthday - June 16: Wayne Chism and Austin Johnson

On June 16, we send Happy Birthday wishes to basketball VFL Wayne Chism and former football player Austin Johnson

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Wilkinson Features From New Zealand


Tennessee rising senior Hannah Wilkinson helped her Team New Zealand to a 1-1 tie vs. Brazil on Monday in an international match. Check out this feature on Hannah: Wilkinson threatens Brazil in the wet.

Also, here's a nice feature on Wilkinson and her family: Family launching pad for Wilkinson

The teams will play against on Tuesday in Taupo, for the second game of the series -- the 200th international match for the Football Ferns. 

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