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Happy Birthday - April 16: Track's Kyle Walter

Happy Birthday to redshirt freshman runner Kyle Walter of the track & field and cross country teams. 


Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (4/11)

Vol sophomore Tavis Bailey and the rest of the Tennessee track & field team will host the 47th annual Sea Ray Relays this week at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium. The event, which is free admission, will open with the women's and men's hammer throw competition on Thursday at 4 p.m. For more information on the meet, click the Sea Ray Relays Central Page. Also, be sure to check out the feature on Bailey and his teammate and Knoxville native Kelsey Kane below.

Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (4/5)

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University of Tennessee track & field signees Felecia Majors (pictured left) and Brielyn Rogers (right) have both been honored by the Washington Post. Majors was named the Post's 2012 Winter All-Met Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year for the second-consecutive season, while Rogers garnered First Team All-Met honors. Both will join the Lady Vol program this fall. Check out the story below, which features more information about the UT signees.

Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (3/14)

Incoming University of Tennessee track & field athlete Brielyn Rogers - a native of Marlboro, Md., - has been named the Prince George's County Girls Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Rogers, a multi-event athlete and USATF All-American in the triple jump, will join the Lady Vols this summer and hit the track for UT for the 2014 indoor season.

Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (2/12)

As we celebrate Black History Month this February, the Knoxville News Sentinel takes a look back at the first African-American runners to compete on the University of Tennessee track & field team and the coach who got them to Rocky Top.


Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (2/7)

Lady Vol junior pole vaulter Linda Hadfield has started 2013 with a bang, posting the three highest indoor marks in school history through four meets. As Hadfield and the rest of the Tennessee track & field team prepare to split up this weekend for the last meet before the championship portion of the season, check out this feature on the Upstate New Yorker from her local hometown newspaper.

Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (1/22)

University of Tennessee faculty, students, staff and alumni are sharing their big ideas that are making a difference in the world around them. Recent Lady Vol track & field alum Elizabeth Tiller - a 2012 graduate in public administration and Spanish - shared her big idea of improving the lives of the homeless and underprivileged through a 5K fundraiser. Check out the video below.

Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (1/18)

As the Tennessee track & field team gets ready for its second meet of the 2013 indoor season at Virginia Tech, former Vol, Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Aries Merritt met with Yahoo! Sports to reflect on an incredible 2012 season. Check out the story below:

Happy Birthday - Jan. 6: Bailey, Knotts, Linn

Pair of birthdays in the Tennessee track & field programs on Jan. 6. Celebrating are thrower Tavis Bailey and recent graduate and 2012 Torchbearer Award winner Chelsea Knotts.

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Also celebrating a birthday is the "original" Jeremy Linn, who swam for Tennessee in the 1990s and went to win a silver medal for USA in the 1996 Olympics. 

Check out this story from last winter: What does swimmer Jeremy Linn think of Jeremy Lin?

Happy Birthday - Jan. 5: Arencibia, Johnson, Wortham

On Jan. 5, we send Happy Birthday wishes for former Vols baseball star and current Toronto Blue Jay J.P. Arencibia.

Also celebrating on Jan. 5 are Ty-Vonna Johnson, who competes for cross country and track field along with recent track graduate Ellen Wortham.

Ty-Vonna Johnson  Ellen Wortham

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