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Happy Birthday - May 30: A. Frasier, T. McBride, D. Tobin

Happy Birthday on May 30 to All-American Lady Vol swimmer Alexandria Frasier, VFL and current defensive end for the Chicago Bears Turk McBride and junior Vol distance runner Daniel Tobin.


Happy Birthday - May 29: Jodie McGroarty

On May 29, we wish Happy Birthday to Lady Vol diver Jodie McGroarty. With two first-team All-America honors in 2013, McGroarty helped lead the Lady Vols to a third place finish at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.


Happy Birthday - May 22: Swimmer Kate McNeilis

On May 22, we send Happy Birthday wishes to junior swimmer Kate McNeilis.


Happy Birthday - May 18: Coggin, Garrett

On May 18, we send Happy Birthday wishes a pair of recent Tennessee student-athletes: Kristin Coggin of the rowing team and Maddie Garrett of the swimming & diving team. 


Happy Birthday - May 17: Diver Mauricio Robles

Happy Birthday on May 17 to diver  Mauricio Robles of the Swimming & Diving team. 


Happy Birthday - May 16: Alton, Mansson

On May 16, we send Happy Birthday wishes a pair of recent Tennessee student-athletes: Abbie Alton of the swim team and Nathalie Mansson of the golf team. 

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Happy Birthday - May 14: Swimmer Cherelle Thompson

Happy Birthday to freshmen freestyle swimmer Cherelle Thompson on May 14. 


Happy Birthday - May 13: Brodus, Rairden

On May 13, we send Happy Birthday wishes to junior placekicker Derrick Brodus of the football team and  junior swimmer All-SEC performer Samuel Rairden, who won three silver medals at the SEC Championships in 2013. 


Happy Birthday - May 12: Floyd, Teague

On May 12, we send Happy Birthday wishes to senior NCAA Champions swimmer Kelsey Floyd and 2012 senior defensive Marsalis Teague of the football team. 

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Happy Birthday - May 11: Derlath, Fuson, Thulin

Happy Birthday on May 11 to junior runner Stephen Derlath and sophomore swimmer Jacob Thulin

Stephen Derlath  Jacob Thulin

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.

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