Tennessee Women's Golf Year-by-Year Archive

2014-15 Season


Record: 138-36-1
SEC Finish: 4th
Postseason: NCAA Championships 5th
Coach: Judi Pavon (15th season)

Led by sophomore Lucia Polo, freshman Anna Newell and senior AJ Newell, the Vols made their 23rd consecutive NCAA Regional appearance and 10th NCAA Championships appearance during the 2014-15 season. The team captured the 2015 Westbrook Spring and SDSU Farms Invitationals with AJ Newell claiming medalist honors at the Westbrook Spring Invitational. Tennessee finished its season in 5th place at the NCAA Championships. Anna Newell and Lucia Polo garnered second-team All-SEC honors.

2013-14 Season


Record: 61-108-4 (.361)
SEC Finish: 13th
Postseason: NCAA Washington Regional (16th)
Coach: Judi Pavon (14th season)

Fueled by lone senior Chessey Thomas, the Lady Vols made their 22nd consecutive NCAA Regional appearance during the 2013-14 season. The team captured the 2014 Lady Bulldog championship with Thomas scoring the individual title. UT finished its season with a 16th place finish at the NCAA Washington Regional.

2012-13 Season


SEC Finish: 9th
Postseason: 9th NCAA Auburn Regional
Coach: Judi Pavon (13th season)

The Lady Vols relied on the solid play of their seniors, Erica Popson and Sara Monberg, to see them through the 2012-13 season. The team had a season-best finish (runner-up) at the Mercedes-Benz Championship while Popson won the FSU Seminole Match Up. UT capped off its season with a ninth place finish at the NCAA Auburn Regional and Popson went on to finish T-29th at the NCAA Championship as an individual.

2011-12 Season


SEC Finish: 11th
Postseason: 19th NCAA Championships
Coach: Judi Pavon (12th season)

The Lady Vols collected two tournament victories in 2011-12, winning the LSU Tiger Classic and the Bryan National Intercollegiate. UT came out with a fourth place finish at the NCAA Central Regional, punching a ticket the 11th NCAA Championship appearance in program history where Tennessee finished 19th.

2010-11 Season

2011 Popson

SEC Finish: 6th
Postseason: 13th NCAA Championships
Coach: Judi Pavon (11th season)

In the fall Tennessee won its third-consecutive Mercedes-Benz Women's Collegiate Championship; Tennessee took the Rebel Intercollegiate title in the spring before placing second at the NCAA West Regional and finishing 13th at NCAAs. Erica Popson nabbed individual medalist honors five times over the course of the season, including the SEC Championship and the NCAA West Regional.

2009-10 Season

2010 Mansson

SEC Finish: 4th
Postseason: 17th NCAA Championships
Coach: Judi Pavon (10th season)

The Lady Vols won the Mercedes-Benz Women's Collegiate Championships and the Alamo Invitational back-to-back to wrap up the fall. UT placed second at the NCAA East Regional to vault the squad to its unprecedented sixth NCAA Championship in seven years, where it placed 19th.

2008-09 Season

Ginny Brown

SEC Finish: 4th
Postseason: 17th NCAA Championships
Coach: Judi Pavon (9th season)

After placing in the top-10 only once in four fall tournaments, the Lady Vols reeled off six consecutive top-eight placements en route to the national championship tournament. Nathalie Mansson burst on to the collegiate scene that season by capturing All-East Region, All-SEC Second Team and SEC All-Freshman Team honors, while leading the Lady Vols with a UT freshman record average of 73.79.

2007-08 Season

2008 Turner

SEC Finish: 8th
Postseason: 16th NCAA East Regional
Coach: Judi Pavon (8th season)

The Lady Vols opened the fall season with two second-place finishes, but struggled to find consistency in the spring, missing the NCAA Championships for the first time in five seasons.

2006-07 Season

Angela Oh

SEC Finish: 3rd
Postseason: T-17th NCAA Championships
Coach: Judi Pavon (7th season)

Marci Turner captured her second All-America award in 2006-07, while sophomore Nicole Smith nabbed her first A-A honor, as the Lady Vols capped the season with a 17th-place finish at their fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA Championship. Turner also became the second Lady Vol to earn the prestigious Edith Cummings Munson Award given to the All-American with the highest grade point average in the country.

2005-06 Season

Holly Cantwell

SEC Finish: 2nd
Postseason: T-13th NCAA Tournament
Coach: Judi Pavon (6th season)

Pavon snagged SEC Coach of the Year accolades after leading the Lady Vols to three event titles in 2005-06. The Big Orange took first at the NCAA East Regional and 13th at the NCAA Championships.

2004-05 Season

Violeta Retamoza

SEC Finish: T-4th
Postseason: T-6th NCAA Championship
Coach: Judi Pavon (5th season)

Tennessee tied for sixth place at the NCAA Championships, qualifying to the tournament by winning the NCAA West Regional. Violeta Retamoza had one of the best seasons in Big Orange history by capturing SEC Player of the Year and First Team All-SEC honors.

2003-04 Season

2004 Retamoza

SEC Finish: 4th
Postseason: 11th NCAA Championships
Coach: Judi Pavon (4th season)

The Lady Vols returned to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2000 campaign, where they finished 11th. Individual achievements included Jessica Shepley earning honorable mention All-America laurels and Violeta Retamoza tying for first at the SEC Championship.

2002-03 Season

2003 Shepley

SEC Finish: 3rd
Postseason: 18th NCAA Central Regional
Coach: Judi Pavon (3rd season)

Tennessee won three tournament titles, including the Lady Kat Invitational, Auburn Derby, and Lady Boilermaker Invitational. Violeta Retamoza took the college scene by storm, gaining Second Team All-America accolades and joining Jessica Shepley on the All-SEC First Team.


2002 Yang

SEC Finish: 3rd
Postseason: 10th NCAA East Regional
Coach: Judi Pavon (2nd season)

In Pavon's second full year as head coach, the Lady Vols won the Alabama Capstone Intercollegiate tournament and finished the season ranked No. 8 for the second straight year. Young-A Yang capped her career as the first four-time All-American in program history.



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