Monthly Archives: May 2010

Memorial Day Vol Stuff

National championship day for two Tennessee tennis teams.  Good luck to Davey Sandgren, John-Patrick Smith, Caitlin Whoriskey and Natalie Pluskota as they go for national titles today in Athens, GA.

Vols Sandgren & Smith get rematch with Virginia for national doubles championship battle


Lady Vols Whoriskey & Pluskota to battle Stanford team in national doubles championship match


Sandgren & Smith roll over NC in national semis match


Lady Vols finish 16th in national rowing championship


Golf Vols head for National championship tourney


WCWS schedule released, Lady Vols to face Arizona


Strange year in UT sports coming to an end (Marvin West)


Best Vol Tight Ends of the decade


SEC has interesting agenda for Destin meeting


Memorial Day Tribute –  Pat Tillman elected to College Football Hall of Fame


Ditka, the anti-Kiffin era of me coach

Vol Stuff (5/29/10)

4:25pm 5/29 – Both doubles teams advance today, Sandgren & Smith win 6-3 in the 3rd while Whoriskey & Pluskota cash in on their 4th match point in a 3rd set tie break to pick up the win over Florida (8-6 tie-break score).  Both teams will now battle in the national semis tomorrow.


#1 seed team of Whoriskey & Pluskota advance to quarters of women’s NCAA doubles championship


Sandgren & Smith win & advance, move into doubles quarters


Lady Vols sweep Michigan, roll into College World Series


Vol golfers see advantage in playing NCAA championship in-state


TN tracksters qualify 4 more for NCAA championship meet


Dear Derek, let’s talk Tennessee traditions


Rocky Top women’s summer league set


2010 SEC composite schedule


2010 Coaches hot seat rankings;pageContainer


Q & A with Kentucky’s Mr. Everything, Randall Cobb

Live NCAA Championship Matches Streaming Video

5/31 – National championship matches begin at noon today.  Streaming video of the matches can be found at the following link.  The matches will most likely be played on the Henry Field courts when searching for the courts that the Tennessee teams are playing on.  Good luck to Davey Sandgren, John-Partick Smith, Caitlin Whoriksey and Natalie Pluskota as they battle for national titles today in Athens, GA.


Both Tennessee teams win their semi matches today in straight sets and go for the national title in doubles on Memorial Day.  All the best to Vols John-Patrick Smith & Davey Sandgren and Lady Vols Natalie Pluskota and Caitlin Whoriskey as they go for national titles Monday.


Sandgren & Smith versus North Carolina (national semi’s match)


Whoriskey & Pluskota versus Georgia (national semi’s match)


4:25pm 5/29 – Both teams advance, Sandgren & Smith win 6-3 in the 3rd while Whoriskey & Pluskota cash in on their 4th match point in a 3rd set tie break to pick up the win over Florida (8-6 tie-break score).  Both teams will now battle in the national semis tomorrow.


5/29 – Caitlin Whoriskey & Natalie Pluskota quarterfinal match


5/29 – Davey Sandgren & John-Patrick Smith quarterfinal match



5/28 – 6:07pm – Smith & Sandgren just closed out the 2nd set and take their match 4 & 6.  TN now has teams in both the men’s & women’s quarters, which will be played tomorrow, as Whoriskey and Pluskota won their match today in straight sets.  However, Whoriskey did lose in her singles match as did Rhyne Williams which eliminates the TN players from the singles draw. 

John-Patrick Smith & Davey Sandgren (doubles (round of 16, teams noted on the video screen are incorrect)


Lady Vols Caitlin Whoriskey & Natalie Pluskota (doubles) round of 16


Lady Vol Caitlin Whoriskey (singles) round of 16

Vol Stuff (5/28/10)

Vol Rhyne Williams advances to round of 16 in NCAA tennis singles championship


Lady Vol Whoriskey moves on to round of 16 in NCAA tennis singles & doubles championships


Lady Vols take out host Michigan in Super Regional


Vol football recruiting update


2010 best/worst cases for Vol football team (video)


Will Bryce Brown be back at TN?


Vols best of the decade – Fullback


2010 SEC QB rankings


2010 SEC running back rankings


2010 SEC receiver rankings


2010 SEC tight end rankings


2010 SEC kicker rankings


Spurrier greatest college coach ever?


Kentucky goes back to back with #1 hoops recruiting classes


Is PAC 10 coming after SEC for the top football conference crown


Boise State will win it all this fall

Vol Stuff (5/27/10)

Vol freshman Rhyne Williams knocks off USC’s top player & #2 overall seed in NCAA singles championship


Lady Vol Whoriskey wins first round match in NCAA singles championship


Lady Vols take on Michigan tonight @ 7:30pm in NCAA Super Regional – ESPN


Vol Fritts makes SEC all-freshman baseball team


Vol tracksters looking to qualify for NCAA championship meet


A look back at Janzen Jackson’s freshman season


Vols 11th nationally in merchandise sales


SEC loaded with pass catchers for upcoming season


Could undefeated Auburn step in if USC is stripped of 04 title?


Vandy loses starting OT to academics

Vol Stuff (5/26/10)

Vols fall 1 match short again, USC defends title & PAC 10 takes both team titles over SEC


Vols learn from loss to USC in national title match, will come back strong next year


Lady Vol Whoriskey serves it up today in NCAA Singles Championship


Vol golfers seeded 24th for NCAA championship


Vols looking forward to playing NCAA championship on TN’s Honors Course


A look back at Bryce Brown’s freshman year


SEC Gridiron Ramblings


What is taking so long for NCAA to rule on USC violations,0,7947955.story

Vol Stuff (5/25/10)

Vols get it done in Athens, take down UGA on their home courts & now get title shot today against USC


Tennessee tracksters Wright & Maloney named SEC scholar athletes of the year


5 concerns for Vol fans for this fall


Preview of Vols’ Gameday 9 opponent – Memphis


Vol baseballer Polks recognized by SEC


SEC leading conference in oversigning players


Ranking the D1 conferences for 2010


Latest expansion rumblings from the Big 10

Vol Stuff (5/24/10)

Vols blank Baylor in quarters, now must beat UGA on their home courts to reach national title match

Lady Vols win regional, move on to Super Regional in Michigan

UAB – a look at Vols gameday 4 opponent

Phoebe Wright, a Lady Vol success story (Marvin West)

College hoops not passing the test in academics

Vol Stuff (5/23/10)

Vol golf team heads to Chatanooga’s Honors Course for NCAA finals

Vol tennis team reaching for records

Lady Vol cruise into NCAA regional final

Lady Vol golfer Mansson named all-American

Lady Vols fall in quartefinal match in NCAA tennis championships

Bama sweeps series with Vols

Former Vol Tyler Smith made gun purchase after receiving threats against son

Did New Mexico make the right call on Negedu

D1 hoops ramblings

Vol Stuff (5/22/10)

Vol tennis team sweeps Louisville, rolls into NCAA quarterfinals

Vols drop another game to Bama in 11 innings

Lady Vols blank Ball State 5-0

Lady Vols close out NCAA golf tourney with strong round

Vols close to making it to NCAA golf finals

22 Vol tracksters headed for NCAA preliminary meet

D1 ramblings with Mr. College Football

No such thing as a sure thing with a true freshman