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On July 18, we celebrate the birthdays of three Lady Vols. Women's track & field sprinter Kianna Ruff turns 21, while recent Lady Vol soccer alum Alexis Owens and former Lady Vol rower Emily Krison turn 22 today.


Pensky Will Be A Guest On The Sports Animal On July 11


Tennessee head soccer coach Brian Pensky will be on the Sports Animal Thursday morning at 10 a.m. ET to chat with Vince Ferrara and Evan Woodbury at Gate 21 of Neyland Stadium during Tennessee's "Meet Your Seats." Fans can tune in to 990 AM, 99.1 FM or 99.3 FM or come on down to Gate 21 to catch the live show!

Happy Birthday - July 2: N. Arcamuzi, M. Darr, M. Moore

On July 2, we celebrate the birthdays of Lady Vol rower Nikki Arcamuzi, Vol football punter Matt Darr and Lady Vol soccer midfielder Mackenzie Moore.


Wilkinson Helps New Zealand To 1-1 Draw vs. Japan

Tennessee forward Hannah Wilkinson helped New Zealand to a 1-1 draw against World Champion Japan at Best Amenity Stadium in Tosu, Japan.

Wilkinson made a great move and had a volley hit the crossbar. Read all about it on the New Zealand Football website!

New Zealand Football: Longo equalizer claims draw with World Champions

Rhian Wilkinson On Expansion of Women's World Cup

In a recent ESPNW story by Bonnie D. Ford, Tennessee soccer legend and Canadian National Team member Rhian Wilkinson recently shared her thoughts on the expansion of the Women's World Cup to 24 teams, starting with the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.

"I think it's great for women's soccer," Wilkinson said in the story. "When you do that, initially, there will be some teams who aren't quite ready yet. It will raise the bar for those countries. I've been on a side that's been beaten like that. Scoring at will isn't any fun, either, but you have to go through those horrible steps.

"It'll be a steep and painful learning curve, and it depends on what you do with it. If the federations don't get behind [new qualifiers] and provide funding, there's nothing to be learned."

Check out the full story on ESPNW!

ESPNW - Bonnie D. Ford: Is 2015 Right Time For WWC Expansion?

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 Vol linebacker Christian Harris and Lady Vol soccer striker Hannah Wilkinson.


Happy Birthday - April 27: Kylie Bono, Bridgette Gordon

On April 27, we send Happy Birthday wishes to senior soccer midfielder Kylie Bono and Women's Basketball Hall of Famer and Lady Vols Hall of Fame member  Bridgette Gordon.



Happy Birthday - April 12: Soccer Alum Emily Shore

Happy Birthday to Lady Vols' soccer alum Emily Shore, who celebrates her birthday on April 12. 


Happy Birthday - April 8: Soccer's Allie Sirna

On April 8, we wish Happy Birthday to sophomore soccer back Allie Sirna.


Happy Birthday: March 26 - Soccer's Ali Hall

On March 26, we send Happy Birthday wishes to senior defender on the soccer team Ali Hall.

Ali Hall

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