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Happy Birthday - Feb. 25

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On Feb. 25, we're sending out Happy Big Orange Birthday wishes to tennis senior Joanna Henderson!

A native of Aberdeen, Scotland, Henderson has competed all four seasons for the Orange and White. She is a two-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and has claimed back-to-back doubles titles at the Tennessee Invite with teammate Caitlin Williams.

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Happy birthday, Joanna!


Happy Birthday - Feb. 19

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On Feb. 19 we're wishing a happy birthday to football mid-year enrollee Quinten Dormady and former Lady Vol tennis great Caitlin Whoriskey!

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A four-star quarterback out of Boerne, Texas, Dormady arrives on Rocky Top after totalling nearly 6,000 passing yards and 59 touchdown passes in two varsity seasons at Beorne H.S. As a senior, Dormady threw for 2,893 yards and 32 touchdowns en route to leading the Greyhounds to an 8-3 record and a berth in the playoffs. He turns 19 years old today. 


A 2010 graduate from the University of Tennessee, Whoriskey recorded 92 singles victories and 113 doubles wins over her career at UT. She was a three-time All-SEC selection, an All-American as a junior in 2008-09, and advanced to the final of of the 2010 NCAA Doubles Championship with teammate Natalie Pluskota. 

Happy birthday, Quinten and Caitlin!



Lady Vol Illustrated returns to the airwaves tonight at 7 p.m., on the Lady Vol Network. Lady Vol fans can tune in once a week for Lady Vols Illustrated, a weekly radio show featuring Lady Vol basketball Head Coach Holly Warlick, one women's basketball student-athlete and one other Lady Vol student-athlete or coach. The show is hosted by Voice of the Lady Vols Mickey Dearstone along with Knoxville News Sentinel sports writer Dan Fleser.

 

Tonight's Lady Vols Illustrated features assistant coach Dean Lockwood and live appearances from senior Cierra Burdick and women's tennis player Caitlyn Williams.


Burdick is averaging 9.3 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game. 

 

The program begins at 7 p.m. ET and fans can listen on 99.1 FM and 990 AM, as well as online at http://www.sportsradiownml.com/ or HERE on the Lady Vol Network. 

Happy Birthday - Oct. 13

Join us in wishing a very Happy Birthday to Danny O'Brien and Ryan Ault of football and Caitlyn Williams of women's tennis!
 
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Feature Story on Williams Tennis Tradition

The Daily Beacon ran a feature story today on senior Caitlyn Williams and her family tennis-playing tradition.

Williams is the third person in her family to play tennis at Tennessee. Her older brother, Rhyne, was an All-American for the Vols in 2010 and 2011 and currently plays on the professional tennis circuit. Her mother, Michelle, was also a Tennessee All-American, and her father, Bob, played at Duke. Her grandfather, Mike DePalmer Sr., was the Tennessee men's head coach from 1981-1994. 

Happy Birthday - Oct. 7

Happy Birthday to women's tennis sophomore Laurence Guevremont!
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Guevremont is a native of Montreal, Quebec. During her freshman debut, she notches her longest singles win-streak of the season winning four back-to-back matches. She finished the season with a winning record of 17-14 in singles and has a 10-17 record in doubles.

Happy Birthday - Sept. 18

Join us in wishing a very Happy Birthday to Geraldo Orta of football and Tiffany Tavares of women's tennis.



Defensive back Orta, a redshirt junior, has tallied up nine career tackles in 24 games. Orta has appeared in all three games this season.

Tavares won a season high straight four matches in her sophomore season. She sealed the first SEC win with an individual victory against South Carolina.

Happy Birthday - July 7: Cobb, Boles, Kerbyson, Henderson

Happy birthday to VFL Reggie Cobb, women's tennis rising sophomore Ashlee Boles, RS junior OL Kyler Kerbyson and freshman DL Joe Henderson!


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Check out this vintage Reggie Cobb footage - a 79-yard TD run vs. Auburn!

Whoriskey Sweeps Pro Circuit Titles



Former Lady Vol Caitlin Whoriskey began her summer off on the right foot this weekend sweeping the singles and doubles titles from the ITF Head/First Federal $10,000 tournament at Van Der Meer Tennis Club.

Via The State

Caitlin Whoriskey is unlikely to forget her first ever USTA Pro Circuit singles championship.

Her gritty display during a spectacular second set sealed a dynamic double for the Cape Cod native. A day after Whoriskey and playing partner Sonja Molnar captured the doubles championship, Whoriskey outlasted No. 1 seed Elise Mertens 6-4, 7-6 to win the ITF Head/First Federal $10,000 tournament at Van Der Meer Tennis Club.

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Happy Birthday - May 13: Brodus, Rairden and Lindl

On May 13 we send Happy Birthday wishes to senior football specialist Derrick Brodus, senior swimmer Sam Rairden and freshman tennis player Brittany Lindl

    


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