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#22 Lady Vols tennis team completes clean sweep over #44 Indiana

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Despite not having played in almost two weeks, the No. 22 University of Tennessee women’s tennis team (5-1) looked extremely sharp in its return to competitive action on Friday afternoon, earning its first sweep of the season, defeating No. 44 Indiana (7-3), 7-0, at the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center in Knoxville, Tenn.

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Hammond pulls off crucial squeeze as #9 UT downs Hawaii 3-2

Posted: 02/20/2009 - gutsy squeeze play in the bottom of the seventh inning off the bat of senior left fielder Lillian Hammond scored freshman shortstop Ashley Andrews from third with the winning run as No. 9 Tennessee improved to 12-1 on the season and picked up its 10th straight win with a hard-fought, 3-2 win over Hawai’i on Saturday afternoon at the Cathedral City Classic in Cathedral City, Calif.

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Vols Men's Golf, talented field at Sawgrass

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Tennessee returns to action Sunday at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational, a three-day event set for Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. North Florida is the host school for the 14-team field that includes four Southeastern Conference squads.

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Vols Men's Tennis, Rise to Fourth in ITA Rankings

Posted: 02/20/2009 - The Tennessee men’s tennis team moved up four spots in the new Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings to fourth, its highest ranking since the 2001 season. UT’s sophomore trio of Boris Conkic, Matteo Fago and John-Patrick Smith all had new career-high rankings in the singles poll that was also released.

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Brian Vickers wins Auto Club 500 pole then must start from back of field

Updated: 02/20/2009 - Brian Vickers won the pole for Sunday's Auto Club 500, barely beating heavily favored Jimmie Johnson. But, about an hour after taking the sixth pole of his NASCAR Sprint Cup career with a lap of 183.429 miles per hour, Vickers found out his team would have to change the engine in his No. 83 Toyota.

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Ice Bears Van Vliet called up

Posted: 02/20/2009 - The Knoxville Ice Bears have had a history of advancing players to higher levels, and this season is no different. The most recent player to get called up was Mark Van Vliet.

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Vols Tennis Hosts Kentucky in Non-Conference Dual Match

Posted: 02/20/2009 - The fourth-ranked Tennessee men’s tennis team plays its first match at home in almost three weeks Saturday when it hosts 31st-ranked Kentucky at the Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center. The match is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and will not count towards either teams SEC record.

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Braves re-sign Glavine

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Atlanta pitcher has most wins of all active pitchers

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Spigner and Burchell homers back Hosefield's one hitter in win over LMU

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Lady Vol freshmen Jessica Spigner and Shelby Burchell each delivered solo homers to support a one-hit, complete-game shutout from fellow rookie Cat Hosfield as No. 9 Tennessee (10-1) defeated Loyola Marymount, 5-0, in UT’s opener on Thursday night at the prestigious Cathedral City Classic in Cathedral City, Calif.

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Woods to return next week at Match Play

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Eight months after winning the U.S. Open on one good leg, a healthy Tiger Woods is returning to golf. Woods said on his website Thursday that he will defend his title next week in the Accenture Match Play Championship, believing his reconstructed left knee and his game is good enough to win.

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TN Divers shine on Day-2 of SEC Championships

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Tennessee held down second place as the second day of the Southeastern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships concluded. Day two events included the 500 freestyle, 200 individual medley, 50 freestyle, three-meter diving and 200 freestyle relay.

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Rocky Bottom? Lady Vols lose at Kentucky

Updated: 02/20/2009 - Eleia Roddy and Amani Franklin scored 18 points each as Kentucky beat No. 13 Tennessee 66-56 Thursday, handing the struggling defending champion Lady Vols their first defeat at Memorial Coliseum in 23 years.

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Vols 2nd after first day of SEC Swimming and Diving Championships

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Three events into the Southeastern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, Tennessee is in second place eight points behind host Auburn. Day one events include the one-meter springboard, 200 medley relay and 800 freestyle relay.

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Griffey decides to return to Seattle

Updated: 02/18/2009 - Ken Griffey Jr. has decided to return to the Seattle Mariners. "He's coming home. ... I can't begin to tell you how ecstatic we are. He is, too," Seattle general manager Jack Zduriencik confirmed on Wednesday night, calling Griffey "arguably one of the greatest athletes to ever play in the Seattle area."

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Tennessee Slapper Hammond Chosen Ninth Overall In NPF

Posted: 02/18/2009 - Continuing a strong tradition of Tennessee slap-hitters who have gone on to success in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) League, Lady Vol senior outfielder Lillian Hammond has been drafted by the Philadelphia Force in the second round (ninth overall selection) of the annual NPF Senior Draft.

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