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Happy Birthday: Dec. 1 - Cheekmore, Heyland, McMichael, Summers

On Dec. 1, we wish Happy Birthday to sophomore runner J.R. Creekmore of the cross country and track teams, junior swimmer Oystein Hetland and junior tight end Dakota Summers of the football team. 

J.R. Creekmore  Oystein Hetland  Dakota Summers

Also from the archives, former Vols baseball pitcher and longtime major leaguer Greg McMichael, celebrates his birthday. McMichael pitched with the Braves, Mets, Dodgers and A's in his career from 1993-2000.


Happy Birthday - Nov. 30: Shawn Bryson, Nick Kaiser

On Nov. 30, we wish Happy Birthday to former Vols running back Shawn Bryson, who was one of four team captains on the 1998 National Championship team. Check out this feature from the Knoxville News Sentinel on Shawn Bryson's long road to graduation, from a year ago.

 

Also, we send Happy Birthday wishes to Nick Kaiser of the cross country and track & field teams. 

Nick Kaiser

Happy Birthday: Nov. 8 - Track's Martinique Octave

Happy Birthday on Nov. 8 to senior sprinter Martinique Octave.

Martinique Octave

Happy Birthday: Nov. 7 - Allen, Bohannon, Dresch

On Nov. 7, we send Happy Birthday wishes to sophomore baseball outfielder Jared Allen, senior football linebacker Willie Bohannon and junior javelin thrower Katherine Dresch.

Jared Allen  Willie Bohannon  Katherine Dresch

Happy Birthday - Oct. 21: K.Gibson, M.Hoty, M.Mitchell

On Oct. 21, we send Happy Birthday wishes to rowing senior Kaelyn Gibson and track & field sophomore Matthew Hoty.

Kaelyn Gibson  Matthew Hoty

Also, celebrating a birthday is former football stat and current Minnesota Vikings linebacker Marvin Mitchell.

Happy Birthday - Oct. 16: L.Gendron, A.Hornbuckle, J.Townsend

On Oct. 16 we wish Happy Birthday to the following connected to Tennessee Athletics:

Junior swimmer Lindsay Gendron; former women's basketball star and current member of the Phoenix Mercury Alexis Hornbuckle and junior track runner and jumper Jazmen Townsend.


Lindsay Gendron

Alexis Hornbuckle

Jazmen Townsend

Happy Birthday - Oct. 13: L.Hadden, D.O'Brien, C.Williams

A trio of birthdays among Tennessee student-athletes on Oct. 13. Best wishes for a great day to senior javelin thrower Luke Hadden, freshman defensive lineman Danny O'Brien and women's tennis sophomore Caitlyn Williams.

Luke Hadden  Danny O'Brien  Caitlyn Williams

Happy Birthday - Oct. 11: Reggie Juin

On Oct. 11, we wish Happy Birthday to two-sport athlete Reggie Juin of the football and track & field team.

Reggie Juin

Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (10/10)

Former Vol Aries Merritt represented the Big Orange track & field program well this summer, capturing the gold medal at the London Olympics and breaking the world record in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 12.8 seconds in Brussels. After his whirlwind season, the former NCAA champion recently made a trip back to where it all started, Wheeler High School in Marietta, Ga. In addition, Merritt is up for a prestigious award, the annual Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year Award, and needs Vol fans help. Click the link below to vote for the former Vol.

Happy Birthday - Oct. 7: N.Guess, R.Rasnick, R.DeLucia,

Happy Birthday on Oct. 7 to recent UT grad and long snapper Nick Guess, who was on the Oakland Raiders earlier this season; recent track & field pole vaulter Robert Rasnick and former baseball pitcher Rich DeLucia, who went on to pitch for the Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Anaheim Angels and Cleveland Indians from 1990-99.

Nick Guess  Robert Rasnick


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