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Happy Birthday - Dec. 5: A. Cockrell, K. Culhane, D. Hood, P. Thomas

On Dec. 5, we send Happy Birthday wishes to senior football defensive lineman and Knoxville native Daniel Hood, freshman soccer player and Knoxville native Kathryn Culhane and sophomore soccer player and Hixson native Peyton Thomas.

Daniel Hood Kathryn Culhane Peyton Thomas

From the archives, former baseball and football Vol Alan Cockrell turns 51 on Dec. 5. He became the first freshman to start at quarterback for the Vols in 1981. On the diamond, Cockrell was an All-American outfielder for UT and was drafted ninth overall by the Giants in 1984. He made his major league debut with the Rockies in 1996 and went on to coach with the Rockies and Mariners.


Happy Birthday - Nov. 12: A. Carter, M. Goodwin, B. Wade, R. Wilks

Celebrating birthday on Nov. 12 are Lady Vol hoops star Andraya Carter, who scored 10 points in last night's win at North Carolina, senior rower Michelle Goodwin and junior soccer player Brittney Wade.

Andraya Carter Michelle Goodwin Brittney Wade

Also celebrating a birthday today is former Vols defensive back Rod Wilks.

Rod Wilks

Happy Birthday - Nov. 11: Julie Eckel, Andy McCullough

On Nov. 11, we wish Happy Birthday to Tennessee soccer goalkeeper Julie Eckel and former Vols, NFL, NFL Europe and AFL wide receiver Andy McCullough.

ESPNW: Wilkinson's and NZ's Memorable Night

On Wednesday, Hannah Wilkinson scored the tying goal in the 87th minute to lead her New Zealand national team to an impressive 1-1 draw with the top-ranked U.S. The draw was a major achievement for Wilkinson and the Football Ferns, showing the world that they are a soccer force to be reckoned with. Check out a detailed recap and commentary by ESPNW's Graham Hays on the Kiwis' draw with the Americans.

ESPNW: USWNT Held The Draw Against New Zealand

Fond Farewell For Tori Bailey (10/31/13)

Last Friday, Tennessee soccer honored the contributions of its outstanding senior class of Tori Bailey, Caroline Brown, Caroline Capocaccia, CC Cobb, Katie Lenz and Jessica Rolfs. Check out this feature on Tori Bailey by The Daily Beacon.

The Daily Beacon: Tiny stature never stopped Bailey from making large impact

Happy Birthday - Oct. 28: Jason Carr, CC Cobb, Quint Robinson

On Oct. 28, we wish Happy Birthday to Vols freshman defensive lineman Jason Carr, women's soccer midfielder CC Cobb and Vols' freshman right-handed pitcher Quint Robinson.

Jason Carr CC Cobb

Caroline Brown: The "Total Package" (Oct. 25, 2013)

The Tennessee soccer team celebrates Senior Night when it hosts No. 7 Florida tonight at 7 p.m. Few players in UT soccer history have meant as much to the program as senior Caroline Brown. Check out Matthew Reagan's feature on Caroline in today's News Sentinel or on GoVolsXtra.com!

Knoxville News Sentinel: Lady Vols' soccer senior Caroline Brown has been 'total package'

Happy Birthday - Oct. 22: Suzanne Capocaccia

Celebrating her 20th birthday on Oct. 22 is Tennessee women's soccer sophomore midfielder Suzanne Capocaccia. Suzanne and her sister Caroline recently discussed what it's been like to grow up together as teammates in episode nine of This Week In Tennessee Soccer:

SEC Shine In The Moment: Hannah Wilkinson (10/9)

Tennessee junior forward Hannah Wilkinson has been a star for both the Volunteers and her New Zealand National Team. The incredible feats she has accomplished for her home country and her rise as one of the elite players in the NCAA have been well-documented, but the balancing act of she maintains to be committed to UT, the Football Ferns and her studies makes her story even better. Check out the Sean Cartell's feature on Wilkinson for the SEC's "Shine In The Moment" series.

SEC Digital Network - Shine In The Moment: Tennessee's Hannah Wilkinson

Happy Birthday - Oct. 8: Cheyenne Spade, Carl Svagerko

On Oct. 8, we wish Happy Birthday to UT soccer forward Cheyenne Spade and Vols' swimmer Carl Svagerko.

Cheyenne Spade Carl Svagerko

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