Weekly Wrapup: May 15-19
May 19, 2017


Christian Coleman won two SEC Championships and Softball earned the #8 Seed in the NCAA Tourney

Athletics

REVAMPED BIG ORANGE CARAVAN SET TO HIT THE ROAD -- Tennessee Athletics has announced three of four dates, cities and venues for a revamped, Big Orange Caravan summer fan appreciation tour that will have a look and feel similar to the traditional caravan but with some new, fan-friendly elements.

Track & Field

COLEMAN CLAIMS SEC SPRINT DOUBLE -- Tennessee junior Christian Coleman posted the fourth-fastest times in the world this season in the 100- and 200-meter dashes to capture an impressive sprint double Saturday afternoon on the final day of the SEC Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Sheila and Morris Cregger Track.

Softball

TENNESSEE EARNS NO. 8 NATIONAL SEED IN NCAA TOURNAMENT -- Tennessee will host an NCAA Regional for the 13th straight year as the Volunteers were revealed as the No. 8 national seed when the bracket was announced late Sunday night on ESPN2.

Rowing

VOLS TAKE THIRD IN BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP -- OAK RIDGE, Tenn. -- Tennessee put its top two boats on the podium to clinch third place in the Big 12 Championship on Sunday at Melton Hill Lake.

Baseball

FREEMAN: SEC BASEBALL COMMUNITY SERVICE TEAM -- Tennessee pitcher Eric Freeman has been named to the 2017 Southeastern Conference Baseball Community Service Team for his off-the-field efforts in giving back to the Knoxville community, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.

Men's Basketball

HOOPS VFL TERRY CROSBY EARNS HOMETOWN HOF DISTINCTION -- Crosby, a former Volunteers basketball standout, was announced as one of 12 athletes, one for each decade stemming all the way back to the 1950s, to be inducted into the African American Legacy Project's Sports Legends Hall of Fame.

Football

VOL FOOTBALL MEDIA RELATIONS STAFF HONORED BY FWAA -- Tennessee’s athletic media relations staff was honored by the Football Writers Association of America Tuesday, earning “Super 11” distinction as one of the best performing sports information departments in the Football Bowl Subdivision for the 2016 season.

Women's Tennis

LINDL, VOLS EARN REGIONAL AWARDS -- The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its regional awards on Monday evening, and the Tennessee women’s tennis team as well as senior Brittany Lindl were among the winners.

Swimming & Diving

STONE ADDED TO NEW ZEALAND WORLD DIVING TEAM -- Tennessee rising senior Liam Stone has been officially added to this summer’s FINA World Championships diving team.

Women's Golf

TENNESSEE SENIORS REFLECT ON THEIR COLLEGIATE CAREERS -- Four seniors say goodbye to Rocky Top this season and hello to the next phase of their careers following the University of Tennessee's graduation ceremonies this week. Teleri Hughes, Emmie Pietila, Hannah Pietila, and Lucia Polo have given their all for the Tennessee women's golf program and Vol Nation over the past four years.

Men's Golf

SCALISE TO COMPETE IN ROCCO FORTE OPEN IN SICILY -- Tennessee junior Lorenzo Scalise will compete as an amateur in the European Tour's Rocco Forte Open from May 18-21 at Verdura Golf Club in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.

Coming Up This Weekend

Friday - 5/19

Baseball vs. Missouri Knoxville, Tenn. 6 p.m. ET
Softball NCAA Regional vs. Longwood Knoxville, Tenn. 7 p.m.

Saturday - 5/20

Baseball vs. Missouri Knoxville, Tenn. 2 p.m. ET
Softball NCAA Regional Knoxville, Tenn. TBD

Sunday - 5/21

Softball NCAA Regional Knoxville, Tenn. TBD
 

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