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Happy Birthday - March 15: Track & Field Trio

On March 15, we send Happy Birthday wishes to track and field's junior thrower Aslynn Halvorson and freshmen weight throw record holder Cameron Brown and the 2013 SEC Indoor Track & Field Freshman Field Athlete of the Year, Jake Blankenship!

Aslynn HalvorsonCameron BrownJake Blankenship

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.

Happy Birthday - March 12: Track's Julia Petree

On March 12, we send Happy Birthday wishes to sophomore track & field and cross country team member Julia Petree.

Julia Petree

Happy Birthday - March 8: K.McDougald, M.Williams

On March 8, we send Happy Birthday wishes to sophomore distance runner Kasha McDougald and sophomore Michael Williams , who is a member of the track & field and football teams. 

Kasha McDougald  Michael Williams

Happy Birthday - March 7: Track's Chris Bodary

On March 7, we wish Happy Birthday to senior runner Chris Bodary.

Chris Bodary

Happy Birthday - March 6: Brittany Jones, Jeronne Maymon

On March 6, we send Happy Birthday wishes to recent track & field sprinter Brittany Jones and senior basketball forward Jeronne Maymon.

Brittany Jones  Jeronne Maymon

Happy Birthday - Feb. 18: Andrews, Honeycutt, Outerbridge

On Feb. 18, we have a trio of birthdays to celebrate amongst the Tennessee athletics family. Best wishes to recent softball catcher Ashley Andrews, senior runner Charity Honeycutt and junior jumper Allison Outerbridge.

Ashley Andrews  Charity Honeycutt  Allison Outerbridge

Happy Birthday - Feb. 15: A.Johnson, Langworthy, Tony White

On Feb. 15, we send Happy Birthday wishes to sophomore runner Amirah Johnson as well as former Lady Vols soccer player Lara Langworthy. 

Amirah Johnson  Lara Langworthy

Legendary basketball player Tony White, who holds the record for most points in a game with 51 points. 

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.


Happy Birthday - Feb. 8: Brannon, McKenzie Brothers

On Feb. 8 we would like to wish a happy birthday to pole vaulter/javelin thrower Chase Brannon of the men's track and field team who turns 22 today!

We would also like to wish a happy birthday to Reggie and Raleigh McKenzie of Vol Football fame! 

Reggie, is currently the general manager of the Oakland Raiders and was honored during the 2012 season as a Legend of the Game for the Troy game on Nov. 3, 2012 while Raleigh is a scout for the Raiders' organization

Reggie and Raleigh starred for the Vols in the early 1980s. Knoxville natives and Austin-East High School graduates, Reggie played in 43 games during his time on Rocky Top accumulating 174 tackles and four sacks before going on to play in the NFL from 1985-1992.

Raleigh played three years for the Vols from 1982-84 as a center before moving on to the NFL and playing for the Washington Redskins from 1985-1994.

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