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Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (1/22)

University of Tennessee faculty, students, staff and alumni are sharing their big ideas that are making a difference in the world around them. Recent Lady Vol track & field alum Elizabeth Tiller - a 2012 graduate in public administration and Spanish - shared her big idea of improving the lives of the homeless and underprivileged through a 5K fundraiser. Check out the video below.

Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (1/18)



As the Tennessee track & field team gets ready for its second meet of the 2013 indoor season at Virginia Tech, former Vol, Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Aries Merritt met with Yahoo! Sports to reflect on an incredible 2012 season. Check out the story below:



Happy Birthday - Jan. 15: Jackson, Wormsley

On Jan. 15, we send Happy Birthday wishes to senior sprinter/jumper Kia Jackson and sophomore baseball infielder Parker Wormsley.

Kia Jackson  Parker Wormsley


Happy Birthday - Jan. 12: Connolly, Dailey, McAdoo

On Jan. 12, we send Happy Birthday wishes to recent swimming graduate and All-SEC performer Jenny Connolly.


Also celebrating are sophomore thrower Deon McAdoo and recent Vol sprinter Deaundra Dailey.

Deon McAdoo  Deaundra Dailey

Happy Birthday - Jan. 11: Dixon, Malik Jackson, Reese

On Jan. 11, we wish Happy Birthday to senior runner Breon Dixon as well as sophomore tennis player Hunter Reese.

Breon Dixon  Hunter Reese

Also celebrating is former All-SEC Vols football defensive lineman Malik Jackson, who is prepping for his first NFL playoff game this weekend with the Denver Broncos. 



Happy Birthday - Jan. 6: Bailey, Knotts, Linn

Pair of birthdays in the Tennessee track & field programs on Jan. 6. Celebrating are thrower Tavis Bailey and recent graduate and 2012 Torchbearer Award winner Chelsea Knotts.

Tavis Bailey  Chelsea Knotts

Also celebrating a birthday is the "original" Jeremy Linn, who swam for Tennessee in the 1990s and went to win a silver medal for USA in the 1996 Olympics. 


Check out this story from last winter: What does swimmer Jeremy Linn think of Jeremy Lin?


Happy Birthday - Jan. 5: Arencibia, Johnson, Wortham

On Jan. 5, we send Happy Birthday wishes for former Vols baseball star and current Toronto Blue Jay J.P. Arencibia.


Also celebrating on Jan. 5 are Ty-Vonna Johnson, who competes for cross country and track field along with recent track graduate Ellen Wortham.

Ty-Vonna Johnson  Ellen Wortham

Happy Birthday - Dec. 25: Desmond Brown

We send Happy Birthday wishes on Christmas Day to track senior Desmond Brown.

Desmond Brown


Happy Birthday - Dec. 18: Sheffey, Wallis, Randa

On Dec. 18, we wish Happy Birthday to recent graduate Brittany Sheffey, who was a standout in track & field as well as baseball's director of operations Gregg Wallis.

 Brittany Sheffey  Gregg Wallis

From the archives, former Vols' baseball player and longtime major leaguer Joe Randa, who celebrates his birth on Dec. 18. Randa played for Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Cincinnati and San Diego in 12 seasons. 

Happy Birthday - Dec. 14: Track's Tyler Porter

On Dec. 14, we send Happy Birthday wishes to track & field junior pole vaulter Tyler Porter.

Tyler Porter

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