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2013 Tennessee Soccer Quick Facts



July 23, 2012

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location (Founded): Knoxville, Tenn. (1794)
Conference: Southeastern
Enrollment: 27,523
Colors: Orange & White
Nickname: Volunteers/Lady Volunteers (Lady Vols)
Mascot: Smokey X
President: Dr. Joe DiPietro
Chancellor: Dr. Jimmy G. Cheek
Faculty Representative: Dr. Donald Bruce
Vice Chancellor/Dir. of Athletics: Dave Hart
Athletic Dept. Phone: 865-974-1220
Athletics Website: UTSports.com

FACILITY INFORMATION
Facility (Opened): Regal Soccer Stadium (2007)
Capacity: 3,000
Surface: Bermuda Grass
Record at Regal Soccer Stadium: 40-16-5 (entering 2013)

HISTORY
First Year of Soccer: 1996
All-Time Overall Record: 211-129-25 (.612)
All-Time SEC Record: 108-52-12 (.663)
SEC Regular Season Championships: 2003, 2004, 2005
SEC Tournament Championships: 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012
NCAA Sweet 16: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007
All-Americans: Keeley Dowling (2002, 2003, 2004), Ali Christoph (2005, 2006), Jaimel Johnson (2007), Kylee Rossi (2007), Hannah Wilkinson (2012)

COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Brian Pensky (Emory '91), 2nd season at Tennessee, 9th season as a head coach
Pensky's Career Record: 81-58-23 (.571, 8 seasons)
Pensky's NCAA Tournament Record: 5-3-1 (4 appearances - 2009-11 with Maryland, 2012 at Tennessee)
Assistant Coach: Joe Mallia (Old Dominion '92)
Assistant Coach: Joe Kirt (Wisconsin-Oshkosh '98)
Director of Soccer Operations: Hemant Sharma (Cornell '97)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Kevin Keck (Hiwassee '03, ETSU '05)
Team Managers: Whitney Carter, Luke Thomas
Soccer Office Phone: 865-974-4515
Coaches' Fax: 865-974-6380

2013 TEAM INFORMATION
2012 Overall Record: 14-5-3
2012 SEC Record: 9-3-1 (Finished Third)
2012 Finish: NCAA Tournament First Round
2012 Final Ranking: NCAA RPI: 18; Soccer America: 25
Returning Players: 16
Newcomers: 15
Players Lost: 11
Starters Returning/Lost: 8/3

MEDIA RELATIONS
Mailing Address: 1551 Lake Loudoun Blvd., Brenda Lawson Addition, Room 009, Knoxville, TN 37916
Assistant Director/Soccer Contact: Stephen K. Lee
Media Relations Office: 865-974-1212
Lee's Direct Line: 865-974-7478
Lee's e-mail: sklee@utk.edu
Regal Soccer Stadium Press Box: 865-974-8130

 

 

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