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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.
On May 28, we wish Happy Birthday to former Vol baseball star and longtime major league catcher Mike DiFelice, who played with the Cardinals, Rays, Diamondbacks, Royals, Tigers, Cubs and Mets. The Bearden High School product played parts of 13 seasons in the big leagues and was inducted into the Tennessee Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007.
We also send Happy Birthday wishes to current offensive lineman Austin Sanders and Lady Vol soccer striker Hannah Wilkinson.
Happy birthday to senior distance runner Stephen Derlath, junior swimmer Jacob Thulin and sophomore soccer player Aaron Parry.
Also from the archives, May 11 was the day that former football player Clyde Fuson was born in 1923. "Ig" is one of seven Vols to have their number (No. 62) retired in football. He was one of four Vols to not return home from World War II and was memorialized along with Bill Nowling, Rudy Klarer and Willis Tucker. Fuson, a native of Middlesboro, Ky., and fullback on the 1942 team, who shared playing time with Nowling. Ig had a younger brother, Herschel (Ug) Fuson, who was a freshman on the 1942 team and transferred to West Point where he graduated.
On April 8, we send birthday wishes to senior soccer player Allie Sirna.