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TENNESSEE 2011 CROSS COUNTRY 1 NCAA Championship | 30 SEC Championships | 36 All-Americans

NCAA South Regional

Nov. 12, 2011 | Harry Pritchett Running Park| Tuscaloosa, Ala. Men’s 10K Race - 10 a.m. CT Women’s 6K Race - 11:15 a.m. CT

Big Orange Slices Tickets To Terre Haute At Stake  The Vols and Lady Vols will toe the starting line in Tuscaloosa at the NCAA South Regional, seeking berths in the NCAA Championship meet in Terre Haute, Ind., on Nov. 21.  UT will try to make it as one of the top two finishing teams at the regional meet, or individuals can qualify as one of the top four finishing runners not on the qualifying teams.  Tennessee’s men are seeking their first NCAA Championship team appearance since 2005, while the Lady Vols are trying to make it back for the initial time since 2006.  Michael Spooner was UT’s lone representative at the national meet in 2010, finishing 125th, while the most recent Lady Vols to make the field were Jackie Areson (177th) and Katie Van Horn (202nd) in 2009. Last Year At The NCAA South Regional  Tennessee’s men posted a fourth-place outcome at the NCAA South Regional, marking their best showing since 2006.  The Lady Vols closed out an injury-plagued 2010 campaign with an 18th-place showing at the NCAA South Regional.  Vols Michael Spooner (11th, 30:27.24) and Chris Bodary (30:55.41) made the 2010 AllSouth Region squad. Who’s Back From Last Season  The Vols return Chris Bodary (23rd, 30:55.41), Jake Rainey (43rd, 31:50.20), Daniel Tobin (62nd, 32:23.96) and Tom Gilmartin (66th, 32:27.94). Those guys were the second, fourth, fifth and sixth finishers for UT.  The Lady Vols have only Amber Zimmerman (46th, 21:33.01) and Chanelle Price (91st, 22:24.96) returning from 2010, who ran one-two. Brittany Sheffey redshirted due to injury last season. Vols Back To Eighth, Lady Vols Debut 10th In USTFCCCA South Region Rankings  The Tennessee men are eighth in the most recent USTFCCCA South Region Rankings, up from 12th.  In the Oct. 31 women’s USTFCCCA South Region Rankings, the Lady Volunteers debuted at No. 10.

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Literal Leaders  Vol senior Chris Bodary and Lady Vol senior Brittany Sheffey have paced their respective teams in all five races this season.  In 23 career starts, Sheffey has contributed to UT’s point total in all of them, including victories at the 2011 Tennessee Invitational and Crimson Classic.  Chris Bodary has contributed to UT’s scoring total in 11 consecutive races and in 17 of 22 career starts.  Sheffey is a three-time All-SEC (2011, 2009, 2008) and two-time All-South honoree (2009, 2008).  A year ago, Bodary was an All-South recipient, and he was SEC All-Freshman in 2008.  Bodary has recorded a trio of runner-up finishes in 2011, taking second at the 8K Crimson Classic on Oct. 15, the 8K Tennessee Invitational on Sept. 17 and the 5K Belmont-VU Opener on Sept. 2.  2011 TENNESSEE CROSS COUNTRY MEDIA RELATIONS CONTACT Eric Trainer | Associate Media Relations Director Cell 865.603.2916 | Email etrainer@utk.edu

2011 UT XC QUICK FACTS School ............................................................ University of Tennessee Location ......................................................................... Knoxville, Tenn. Founded .........................................................1794 as Blount College Enrollment .......................................................................................27,523 Colors ........................................................................Orange and White Nicknames ........ Lady Volunteers (Lady Vols) & Volunteers (Vols) Conference ........................................................... Southeastern (SEC) Affiliation .......................................................................NCAA Division I Home Course........Lambert Acres Golf Club (Maryville, Tenn.) President............................................................Dr. Joseph A. DiPietro Chancellor.............................................................Dr. Jimmy G. Cheek Faculty Athletics Representative ....................... Dr. Dan Murphy Director of Athletics/Vice Chancellor ...........................Dave Hart Director of Women’s Athletics ...................................Joan Cronan Director of Track & Field/Cross Country ..........................J.J. Clark Alma Mater (Year).....................................................Villanova (1986) Year at Tennessee .............................................................................10th Asst. Cross Country/Distance Coach ....Mary Jayne Reeves Alma Mater (Year) ...........................Appalachian State (2001) Year at Tennessee .......................................................................1st Volunteer Assistant ................................................Daniel Goetz Alma Mater (Year) ................................... Bryan College (2010) Year at Tennessee .......................................................................1st 2010 SEC Men’s Finish .......................................................................4th 2010 NCAA South Regional Men’s Finish .................................4th 2010 NCAA Championships Men’s Finish ...............................N/A Men’s Letterwinners Returning/Lost/Newcomers ...........6/5/8 2010 SEC Women’s Finish ............................................................12nd 2010 NCAA South Regional Women’s Finish .......................18th 2010 NCAA Championships Women’s Finish ........................N/A Women’s Letterwinners Returning/Lost/Newcomers ......8/1/4

At The Starting Line... NCAA South Regional  Tennessee travels to Tuscaloosa, Ala., this weekend to compete in the NCAA South Regional on Saturday morning at Harry Pritchett Running Park.  The men are scheduled to run a 10000m race at 10 a.m. CT, followed by the women in a 6000m battle at 11:15 a.m. CT  The top two finishing teams at the regional meet automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships, and the top four individuals not on the automatic-qualifying squads also move on to the NCAA meet in Terre Haute, Ind., on Nov. 21. UT NCAA South Regional History  The Vols were fourth last season at the NCAA South Regional in Birmingham, while the Lady Vols wound up 18th.  Tennessee has won seven all-time men’s region or district titles, while the women have claimed six.  Since the current regional format was adopted in 1997, the Lady Vols won South crowns from 2002-05, while the Vols prevailed in 2002.  The Lady Vols have had four top-three finishers at this meet, including 2000 victor Sharon Dickie.  The Vols, meanwhile, have had two topthree finishers during that span but no winners.

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 Notes... Breaking Down The Big Orange Scoring Five  The Lady Vols have had senior Brittany Sheffey (1-1-1-1-1) and freshman Amirah Johnson (5-4-5-5-5) finish in the UT scoring five in the first five meets in the places indicated.  Junior Kelsey Kane (3-5-4-4-6), senior Chanelle Price (X-2-X-2-3), freshman Amber Zimmerman (X-X-2-3-2), junior Ramzee Fondren (2-3-X-6-7) and freshman Kacey Nobert (X-X3-X-4) also have contributed to the scoring tally.  For the Vols, senior Chris Bodary (1-1-1-1-1), freshman Jeremy Dickie (2-4-5-4-5), senior Tom Gilmartin (4-3-2-3-4) and freshman Austin Whitelaw (5-2-3-2-3) have been in the scoring five in the first five meets.  Other top-five contributors toward the scoring total and their placing in meets one through five are: sophomore Stephen Derlath (6-6-6-5-7), sophomore Jake Rainey (3-X-49-2) and Daniel Tobin (10-5-7-6-6). New Kid On The Block  Freshman Kacey Nobert of St. Agnes Academy in Memphis joined the squad after the season had begun and made her college debut by crossing the line as Tennessee’s third finisher (189th, 22:56) at the Brooks Paul Short Run on Sept. 30.  In her second career meet, she was UT’s fourth runner and was 53rd in 22:17.45 at the SEC Championships.  She is pursuing a pre-dental course of study at UT and was not planning on running in college until J.J. Clark discovered she was on campus.  Nobert won TSSAA state titles in cross country in 2007 and 2008, and 3200m crowns on the oval in 2008 and 2011. Rebounding From Injury  Brittany Sheffey, Kelsey Kane and Amber Zimmerman have returned from injury to aid the Lady Vol cause this season.  Sheffey redshirted last season due to injury and has bounced back to lead UT in all five races.  Kane has battled compartment syndrome and related surgery to move into UT’s scoring five this season in four of five outings. She ran third on the team for the Lady Vols in the Belmont-VU Opener, fifth at the Tennessee Invitational, fourth at the Brooks Paul Short Run and fourth at the Crimson Classic.  Amber Zimmerman has battled back from injury in 2011 to run second or third for UT in three races. Family Ties  Lady Vol junior Kelsey Kane is the daughter of former Lady Vol runner and cross country coach Missy Kane and the step-daughter of former UT volunteer pole vault coach Jim Bemiller.  Vol sophomore Daniel Tobin is the younger brother of Steve Tobin, who lettered in cross country at UT in 2005, 2007 and 2008, and was an All-SEC performer in 2007.  Vol freshman Jeremy Dickie is the younger brother of former Vol Bob Dickie (1993-97) and Lady Vol great Sharon Dickie (1998, 2000-02). Sharon was an All-American and fourtime All-SEC and All-South Region honoree. Bob, meanwhile, was All-SEC in 1994 and allregion in 1997. Sharon is married to former Vol multi-eventer Kevin Thompson (2000-03). Local Flavor  Five Vols hail from East Tennessee, including Jordan Chaney (Maryville/MHS), Tom Gilmartin (Knoxville/Farragut), Zack Royster (Knoxville/Farragut), Kyle Walter (Knoxville/ Bearden) and Alex McCandless (Sevierville/Sevier Co.)

VOLS & LADY VOLS WITH HONORS  Several UT student-athletes have received athletic accolades during their cross country careers. Here is the list. Chris Bodary, Sr., Vols 2011 SEC Preseason Watch List 2010 All-South Region 2008 SEC All-Freshman Team Jake Rainey, So., Vols 2011 SEC Preseason Watch List 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team Brittany Sheffey, Sr., Lady Vols 2011, 2009, 2008 All-SEC 2011 Capital One Fall Impact Performer 2011 SEC Co-Women’s Runner of the Week 2011 SEC Preseason Watch List 2009, 2008 All-South Region Daniel Tobin, So., Vols 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team Amber Zimmerman, So., Lady Vols 2011 SEC Preseason Watch List Austin Whitelaw, Fr., Vols 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team 2011 SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week

WEEK BY WEEK IN THE POLLS MEN’S USTFCCCA SOUTH REGION RANKINGS Preseason ......................................Aug. 29 (5th) Week 1 .........................................Sept. 12 (7th) Week 2 .........................................Sept. 19 (7th) Week 3 .........................................Sept. 26 (7th) Week 4 .............................................Oct. 3 (8th) Week 6 ..........................................Oct. 17 (12th) Week 8 ...........................................Oct. 31 (8th) WOMEN’S USTFCCCA SOUTH REGION RANKINGS Preseason ........................................Aug. 29 (nr) Week 1 ...........................................Sept. 12 (nr) Week 2 ...........................................Sept. 19 (nr) Week 3 ...........................................Sept. 26 (nr) Week 4 ...............................................Oct. 3 (nr) Week 6 ..............................................Oct. 17 (nr) Week 8 .........................................Oct. 31 (10th)

2011 TENNESSEE CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULE

Date Sept. 2 Sept. 17 Sept. 30 Oct. 15 Oct. 31 Nov. 12 Nov. 21

Day Fri. Sat. Fri. Sat. Mon. Sat. Mon.

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships NCAA South Regional NCAA Championships

Dist. W-4K/M-5K M-8K/W-5K M-8K/W-6K M-8K/W-5K M-8K/W-6K M-10K/W-6K M-10K/W-6K

Site Nashville, Tenn. Maryville, Tenn. Bethlehem, Pa. Tuscaloosa, Ala. Maryville, Tenn. Tuscaloosa, Ala. Terre Haute, Ind.

* All Dates & Times Subject To Change/Home Events In Bold

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Time/Results W - 5:30 p.m./M - 6 p.m. (CT) M - 9 a.m./W - 9:45 a.m. (ET) M - 11 a.m./W - 11:45 a.m. (ET) M – 8:30 a.m./W - 9 a.m. (CT) M - 10 a.m./W - 11 a.m. (ET) M - 10 a.m./W - 11:15 a.m. (CT) M - 12:08 p.m./W - 12:58 p.m. (ET)


 Notes...  Four Lady Vols are local products, including Julia Petree (Maryville/MHS), Kelsey Kane (Knoxville/West), Patavia Lowery (Knoxville/West) and Amber Zimmerman (Knoxville/Webb). SEC Distinction For Sheffey And Whitelaw  For finishing 12th at the SEC meet for the third time in her career, Lady Vol senior Brittany Sheffey made the All-SEC Second Team for third occasion.  Vol Austin Whitelaw made the SEC All-Freshman Team as one of the league’s top seven rookie finishers. Tennessee Makes Respectable Showings At SEC Meet  Running on their home course at Lambert Acres Golf Club, Tennessee placed fifth in the men’s 8000-meter race and seventh in the women’s 6000-meter affair at the SEC Championships on Oct. 31.  The UT men matched their preseason prediction by the league’s coaches, while the Lady Vols came in two spots higher than expected.  The Vols managed to nearly match last year’s fourth-place outing despite losing three of their top six runners from 2010 and counting three freshmen and a sophomore in the scoring total in 2011.  The Lady Vols bounced back from a disppointing 12th-place result during an injury-plagued 2010 campaign.  Brittany Sheffey (12th, 21:00.63) led the UT women for the fifth straight meet, while Chris Bodary (28th, 25:07.40) did the same for the Vols.  Six Vols and three Lady Vols carded personal-record times. Sheffey Victorious, Bodary Second at Crimson Classic  Lady Vol senior Brittany Sheffey picked up her second individual victory of the season, winning the Crimson Classic in a careerbest 5K time of 17:11.71 on Oct. 15 in Tuscaloosa, Ala.  Sheffey now has scored in all 22 races as a Lady Vol and led the squad in all four races this season.  Vol senior Chris Bodary carded his third runner-up individual performance of the season, taking second in 25:01.59 at the 8K Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Oct. 15.  Bodary has paced UT in all four meets thus far in 2011 and has contributed to the scoring cause in 10 straight starts and on 16 occasions during his Vol career.  In the team standings, the Lady Vols placed third in the 25team women’s field, while the Vols were eighth of 21 men’s squads.  Lady Vol senior Chanelle Price was UT’s second finisher for the second time in two complete races in 2011, placing 19th overall in a PR of 18:12.83.  Freshman Austin Whitelaw was the Vols’ second finishing runner, winding up 33rd and counting toward the scoring total for the fourth time this season. Tough Going At Brooks Paul Short Run  Brittany Sheffey (41st, 21:19) and Chris Bodary (90th, 25:28) once again led UT to the finish line, doing so at the Brooks Paul Short Run in Bethlehem, Pa., on Sept. 30.  Rookie walk-on Kacey Nobert made her college debut, running third for the Lady Vols (189th, 22:56), while Amber Zimmerman made her first 2011 appearance, running second (172nd, 22:47).  Tennessee placed 32nd in the women’s 6K race and 37th in the men’s 8K competition. Sheffey, Bodary Strong At Tennessee Invitational  Lady Vol senior Brittany Sheffey posted a victory in the 5K women’s race and Vol senior Chris Bodary was the runner-up in the men’s 8K affair at the Tennessee Invitational at Lambert Acres Golf Club on Sept. 17.  Tennessee dropped dual meets to Kentucky, though, in both

the men’s and women’s competitions, with UK defeating the UT men, 23-36, and the Wildcats claiming the women’s title, 26-33.  Sheffey posted her first collegiate victory, winning by nearly 30 seconds in 17:43.46 for the fifth-best 5K mark ever recorded by a Lady Vol on the home course.  Sheffey’s triumph was the seventh time a UT woman has won the Tennessee Invitational in 10 tries.  Bodary, meanwhile, posted his second-consecutive runner-up effort this season, covering the men’s 8K layout in 25:24.52 to finish behind Luis Orta of Kentucky once again as he did at the BelmontVU Opener.  Tennessee also got third-place finishes from rookie Austin Whitelaw (25:32.32) on the men’s side and from Chanelle Price (18:31.13) on the women’s side. SEC Honors For Sheffey, Whitelaw For Efforts At Tennessee Inv.  For her victorious performance at the Tennessee Invitational, Lady Vol senior Brittany Sheffey was named SEC Co-Women’s Runner of the Week on Sept. 20  For his third-place overall finish at the Tennessee Invitational, Vol rookie Austin Whitelaw was chosen the SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week on Sept. 20. As Expected, Bodary, Sheffey Blaze Trail In Belmont-VU Opener  Senior Chris Bodary posted the best finish of his career to begin the 2011 campaign. He carded a runner-up and career-best 5K time of 15:26.93 at the Belmont-VU Opener in Nashville.  Brittany Sheffey bounced back from a redshirt season with a strong 2011 debut. The senior from Bellport, N.Y., checked in fourth with a career-best 4K clocking of 14:11.83.  For the first time in their careers, Chris Bodary and Brittany Sheffey led Tennessee to the finish line.  The Vols managed a third-place team finish out of 11 teams with 84 points, sporting a one-through-five spread of 42.31 seconds. UT was second in the 2010 Belmont-VU Opener.  The Lady Vols, meanwhile, checked in fifth out of seven teams with 129 points after coming in seventh in 2010. The UT women’s one-through-five spread was 1:50.98 this time around. Vols Projected Fifth, Lady Vols Ninth In SEC Coaches Poll  The Vols, who were fourth at the 2010 SEC Championships, were picked to finish fifth in the 2011 SEC Preseason Coaches Poll. The Lady Vols, 12th a year ago, are projected to wind up ninth this time around. One Program, One Coach  The Tennessee men’s and women’s cross country teams are competing for the first time ever with one coach leading both programs. After commanding the Lady Vols the past nine seasons, UT Director of Track & Field and Cross Country J.J. Clark has taken on the added responsibility of leading the men’s program in 2011. He replaced 16-year veteran George Watts, who was not retained following the 2010-11 school year.  Clark is in his third season as the director of the entire track program, but Watts had led the men’s cross country program during the first two years of that arrangement. As the women’s coach, Clark has guided the Lady Vols to four NCAA South Region titles, three SEC Championships and five NCAA Championships berths. Cross Country Staff Changes  J.J. Clark hired Mary Jayne (Harrelson) Reeves as his assistant cross country/distance coach in August. The 2001 graduate of Appalachian State had previous coaching stops at Virginia and Virginia Tech and trained with Clark in Knoxville during part of her 10-year pro career.  Also joining Clark and Reeves is Daniel Goetz, a volunteer assistant. Goetz was an NAIA All-American while running for Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn.

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 2011 Vol Cross Country Roster Name Chris Bodary Jordan Chaney J.R. Creekmore Stephen Derlath Jeremy Dickie Breon Dixon Jack Felix Scott Foy Joe Franklin Tom Gilmartin Nick Kaiser Scott March Alex McCandless Jake Rainey Zack Royster Garrek Thompson Daniel Tobin Kyle Walter Austin Whitelaw

Yr. Sr. So. Fr. So. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Sr. Fr. Sr. So. So. Fr. Jr. So. Fr. Fr.

Ht. 5-9 5-11 6-0 6-4 6-0 5-7 6-2 5-11 5-11 5-9 6-1 5-9 5-9 5-11 6-1 5-7 5-9 5-9 5-9

 Alphabetical Wt. 144 147 163 165 160 140 155 135 135 130 180 138 139 140 155 135 150 130 140

Exp. 3L SQ HS 1L HS SQ HS HS 2L 2L HS SQ SQ 1L HS TR 1L HS HS

Hometown/High School/Prev. School Downington, Pa./Bishop Shanahan Maryville, Tenn./Maryville Wilmington, Del./Archmere Academy Charlotte, N.C./Ardrey Kell Swartz Creek, Mich./Swartz Creek Nashville, Tenn./Brentwood Academy Hilton Head Island, S.C./Hilton Head Island Asheville, N.C./Asheville School Tallahassee, Fla./Godby Knoxville, Tenn./Farragut Lambertville, Mich./Bedford Douglassville, Pa./Daniel Boone/Adams St. (Colo.) Sevierville, Tenn./Sevier County Clarksville, Tenn./Rossview Knoxville, Tenn/Farragut Memphis, Tenn./White Station/LSU Springfield, Va./West Springfield Knoxville, TN/Bearden Monroe, Mich./Monroe

Director of UT Track & Field and Cross Country: J.J. Clark (Villanova ’86) Assistant Coach: Mary Jayne Reeves (Appalachian State ’01) Volunteer Assistant: Daniel Goetz (Bryan ’10)

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 2011 Lady Vol Cross Country Roster Name Elizabeth Altizer Lizzie Cornell Andrea Ferri Ramzee Fondren Charity Honeycutt Brittney Jackson Amirah Johnson Ty-Vonna Johnson Kelsey Kane Chelsea Knotts Patavia Lowery Kacey Nobert Julia Petree Chanelle Price Kianna Ruff Brittany Sheffey Nijgia Snapp Elizabeth Tiller Amber Zimmerman

Yr. Sr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. R-Fr. Fr. R-Fr. Jr. Jr. So. Fr. Fr. Sr. R-Fr. Sr. Jr. Sr. So.

Ht. 5-10 5-5 5-5 5-7 6-0 5-7 5-9 5-3 5-5 5-5 5-5 5-6 5-6 5-6 5-3 5-5 5-5 5-7 5-5

Exp. 3L HS 1L 2L SQ SQ HS SQ 2L SQ TR HS HS 3L SQ 3L SQ 3L 1L

 Alphabetical Hometown/High School/Prev. School Bartlett, Tenn./St. Benedict at Auburndale Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne Falls Church, Va./J.E.B. Stuart Detroit, Mich./Detroit Renaissance Burnsville, N.C./Mountain Heritage Maplewood, N.J./Columbia Greenbelt, Md./Eleanor Roosevelt Newark, N.J./Columbia Knoxville, Tenn./West Ripley, W. Va./Ripley Knoxville, Tenn./West/South Carolina State Memphis, Tenn./St. Agnes Academy Maryville, Tenn./Maryville Easton, Pa./Easton Area St. Louis, Mo./McCluer South-Berkeley Bellport, N.Y./Bellport Mays Landing, N.J./Oakcrest/Seton Hall Tuscaloosa, Ala./American Christian Academy Knoxville, Tenn./Webb

Director of UT Track & Field and Cross Country: J.J. Clark (Villanova ’86) Assistant Coach: Mary Jayne Reeves (Appalachian State ’01) Volunteer Assistant: Daniel Goetz (Bryan ’10)

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2011 Vol & Lady Vol Honors

 Volunteer Honors

 Lady Volunteer Honors HONORS BY AWARD

HONORS BY AWARD SEC ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM: Austin Whitelaw (Oct. 31) SEC MEN’S FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Austin Whitelaw (Sept. 20) SEC PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Chris Bodary, Jake Rainey (Sept. 1)

ALL-SEC SECOND TEAM: Brittany Sheffey (Oct. 31) CAPITAL ONE FALL IMPACT PERFORMER: Brittany Sheffey (Oct. 22) SEC CO-WOMEN’S RUNNER OF THE WEEK: Brittany Sheffey (Sept. 20) SEC PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Brittany Sheffey, Amber Zimmerman (Sept. 2)

HONORS BY ATHLETE CHRIS BODARY: SEC Preseason Watch List (Sept. 1).

HONORS BY ATHLETE

JAKE RAINEY: SEC Preseason Watch List (Sept. 1). AUSTIN WHITELAW: SEC All-Freshman Team (Oct. 31), SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week (Sept. 20).

BRITTANY SHEFFEY: All-SEC Second Team (Oct. 31), SEC Capital One Fall Impact Performer (Oct. 22), SEC Co-Women’s Runner of the Week (Sept. 20), SEC Preseason Watch List (Sept. 20). AMBER ZIMMERMAN: SEC Preseason Watch List (Sept. 2).

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2011 Vol Meet Recaps BELMONT-VU OPENER NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Chris Bodary led the Tennessee men to a third-place team finish, as the Vols popped the top on the 2011 season at the Belmont-VU Opener on Sept. 2. Bodary, a senior from Downingtown, Pa., covered the 5000-meter Percy Warner Park men’s course in 15 minutes, 26.93 seconds to place second out of 100 runners. Only Kentucky’s Luis Orta prevented the UT standout from taking the individual title, navigating the layout in 15 minutes, 22.40 seconds to break the tape on a sweltering day in the Music City. Kentucky took the men’s team crown with 62 points, followed by Belmont with 78 and then UT with 84. The Vols were second a year ago. Freshman Jeremy Dickie, brother of former Vol Bob Dickie and former Lady Vol Sharon Dickie, posted a solid effort in his first collegiate meet. His 16:01.94 output placed him 17th. Sophomore Jake Rainey was the third UT scorer, placing 20th in 16:03.65. Also counting toward Tennessee’s point total were senior Tom Gilmartin in 22nd at 16:06.45 and rookie Austin Whitelaw in 23rd at 16:09.24. Both Dickie and Whitelaw were state runner-up performers as preps in their native Michigan. “Chris Bodary looked very good out there today,” UT Director of Track & Field and Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “He’s a talent; we knew that because he was an all-region performer for us last season. I thought he ran a very smart and even race, and it was a good way to start his senior year. “As far as the rest of the guys, I thought they all had a good showing for this time of the year. We’ll build on it from here” TENNESSEE INVITATIONAL MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- Vol Chris Bodary posted his second runner-up finish this season, as the Big Orange cross country team competed Sept. 17 in the Tennessee Invitational at Lambert Acres Golf Club. Kentucky prevailed in the team race, winning the men’s 8000-meter competition with a score of 23 points to 36 for the UT men. Bodary, a senior from Downingtown, Pa., was thwarted from winning a men’s individual crown for the second straight meet by Kentucky’s Luis Orta, who prevailed in 25:07.34 on a course that will be used later this season for the SEC Championships. A runner-up to Orta at the Belmont-VU Opener on Sept. 2, Bodary grabbed second this time at the Tennessee Invitational in 25:24.52. It wasn’t for a lack of effort, as Bodary and rookie teammate Austin Whitelaw joined Orta in setting the pace for the first three miles. Bodary and Whitelaw actually were running one-two through the two- and three-mile marks, at splits of 10:07 and 15:23, respectively, before Orta pushed the tempo, assumed the lead at the four-mile point and brought it on home for the triumph. Whitelaw, who was UT’s fifth finisher two weekends ago, scored in the No. 2 slot in his second college meet, taking third overall in 25:32.32. Senior Tom Gilmartin and freshman Jeremy Dickie counted toward the Vol team total for the second time in 2011, with Gilmartin crossing the line ninth in 26:18.01 and Dickie coming home 10th in 26:23.83. Sophomore Daniel Tobin bounced back from a tough race in the season-opener to score in the fifth position for Tennessee, placing 12th overall in 26:37.60. His performance helped UT post a one-through-five runner spread of one minute, 13.08 seconds. Also competing but not counting toward the team scoring were sophomore Stephen Derlath in 14th (13th scorer) in 26:49.32, freshman J.R. Creekmore in 16th (14th) at 26:59.92 and sophomore Alex McCandless in 17th at 27:18.02. “I thought Chris Bodary and Austin Whitelaw looked good for this time of the year,” UT Director of Track & Field/Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “I think the men’s team is in a position to do well. That is something we are looking for and aiming to do. For us to get better and better as the season progresses is my objective.

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“We have some room to grow, and we will. I just need to continue to see progression, and I did today. We’re just happy to be healthy and moving forward. We’ll insert people every week as time goes along, and we’ll see what happens.”

the depth to not have everyone on task. We need everyone to accomplish our goals, and we are in position to do that; we just need to go out and make it happen.”

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MARYVILLE, TENN. -- As he has done in every meet this season, Chris Bodary led the charge for Tennessee, his effort enabling the Big Orange men to place fifth at the SEC Cross Country Championships on Oct. 31 at Lambert Acres Golf Club. The Vols, picked to finish fifth in the preseason coaches poll, matched that prediction by tallying 169 points to tie with Alabama. Arkansas, led by individual champion Eric Fernandez (24:10.60), took the men’s crown with 33 points, followed by Florida (66), Georgia (68) and Kentucky (126). The Tennessee men, who lost three of their top six finishers from the 2010 SEC meet and underwent a coaching change in the offseason, managed to avoid a dropoff despite counting the scores of two freshmen and a sophomore at this meet after losing Michael Spooner (11th), Chris Rapp (26th) and Steve Fassino (44th) from a year ago. “We weren’t scheduled (predicted) to win, but I think we came in here and ran solid,” UT Director of Track & Field/Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “I like to win, but we’re not there yet. “For the younger guys, it was a difficult situation, coming in not knowing how to respond athletically and what to do. If I could be coaching them right now, (as a starting point) I could probably do some better things with the young gentlemen. They came in, they handled the transition with new coaching, and we came in here and we ran respectable. We like to win. That’s my goal, to win, and I believe we’ll get to that point.” Instead of playing it safe, Bodary went for a big finish in his final SEC meet by running with the leaders and hoping to hold on at the end on his home course. Over the latter stages of the race, however, he was simply unable to keep up that pace and reported in with a 28th-place finish. The senior navigated the 8000-meter men’s layout in 25:07.40 against a field of 96 runners, setting the tone for his teammates for the fifth time this season. “Bodary went for the jugular; he went for the whole shebang,” Clark said. “If he had run for the top ten, it would have been a little different run. But he went for something exceptional, which was a topthree finish. “He went for it. And I commend him for that. He held on well and gave everything he had.” Sophomore Jake Rainey and freshman Austin Whitelaw weren’t far behind Bodary, crossing the line 30th in 25:12.25 and 32nd (31st scorer) in 25:16.11, respectively. Rainey improved four places from his SEC All-Freshman effort of 2010, while Whitelaw earned a spot on this year’s all-rookie squad with his performance as one of the top seven newcomers. Senior Tom Gilmartin ran fourth for Tennessee, placing 34th (33rd scorer) in 25:21.32, while freshman Jeremy Dickie was the fifth man in 52nd place (47th) at 25:53.63. Rainey, Gilmartin and Dickie all had personal-record marks for 8K. “Jake, best race of the season; Whitelaw, best race of the season, doing a nice job of making the SEC All-Freshman Team,” Clark said. “Tommy Gilmartin, best race of the season. That’s what you want. “Jeremy Dickie, another freshman, ran a good last half of the race. He was a little too far back, a little too far back. But it was a good race for a freshman. He had a lot going on, and he wasn’t feeling well for several weeks coming into this. He pulled it together for the guys today.”

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Senior Chris Bodary once again paced the Tennessee cross country team, leading the Vols at the Brooks Paul Short Run at Lehigh University. For the third time this season, senior Chris Bodary was out front for the Vols. Making his final collegiate cross country return to his home state, the native of Downingtown covered the 8000-meter Goodman Campus Course in 25 minutes, 28 seconds to finish 90th (87th scorer) in a field of 402 runners in the men’s Gold Race. Bodary had crossed the line 61st a year ago in 25:00. The Tennessee men finished 37th out of 45 teams on the 8000-meter layout, accumulating 1020 points. Fourth-ranked Oklahoma claimed victory in the men’s competition, tallying 34 points. Twenty-second-ranked Georgetown was a distant second with 134. Other scorers for the UT men included senior Tom Gilmartin in 249th (217th) at 26:31, freshman Austin Whitelaw in 251st (218th) at 26:32, sophomore Jake Rainey in 267th (232nd) at 26:38 and freshman Jeremy Dickie in 315th (266th) at 27:09. Bodary, Gilmartin, Whitelaw and Dickie have counted toward the scoring total in all three races for UT this season, while Rainey has contributed in each of his two starts in 2011. Running but not factoring into the points were sophomore Stephen Derlath in 341st (281st) at 27:23, sophomore Daniel Tobin in 353rd (289th) at 27:35, sophomore Alex McCandless in 363rd at 27:43, freshman J.R. Creekmore in 387th at 28:20 and senior Scott March in 395th at 29:09. “After a good performance on our home course at the Tennessee Invitational, our guys came to a meet that had several good teams and appeared to get a little stage fright,” UT Director of Track & Field/Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “Before going into a conference or regional meet, we needed to have a large meet with pretty decent competition. You don’t want this (performance) to happen, period, but at least it gives us something to evaluate and move forward with. “We’re a lot better team than we showed today, obviously, and I believe the necessary adjustments will be made.” CRIMSON CLASSIC TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Tennessee men got a runner-up showing from Chris Bodary on Oct. 15 at the Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa, Ala. His effort helped the Vols wind up eighth of 21 squads in the men’s 8K race at Harry Pritchett Running Park. Georgia Tech was the men’s champion with 83 points, with Auburn taking second at 122. The Vols tallied 166 points for their eighth-place outcome. Bodary, a senior from Downingtown, Pa., set the tone for the Tennessee men for the fourth time in as many races and notched his third runner-up performance of 2011. His 25:01.59 effort left him behind only Alabama’s Carrison Kemei, who crossed the line first in 24:49.25. Bodary was able to hold off Nabil Hamid of Kennesaw State, who covered the course in 25:02.14. “Individually, we had a good performance from Chris Bodary against plenty of SEC runners,” UT Director of Track & Field/Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “Stephen Derlath was very tough, with a great second half and was solid in the middle. Tommy Gilmartin is gaining confidence, and we want to see more of that from him. Austin Whitelaw wasn’t at his best all week, but he hung tough today.” Vols joining Bodary in producing UT’s scoring total were Austin Whitelaw (33rd [31st], 25:59.93), Tom Gilmartin (34th [32nd], 26:00.37), Jeremy Dickie (47th [45th], 26:23.94) and Stephen Derlath (60th [56th], 26:37.13). “As we head down the stretch, we all have to be right on the right day,” Clark said. “It’s as simple as that, because we just don’t have

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2011 Lady Vol Meet Recaps BELMONT-VU OPENER NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Brittany Sheffey paced the Lady Vols to fifth place, as the Big Orange women popped the top on the 2011 season at the Belmont-VU Opener on Sept. 2. Sheffey had an impressive return after redshirting last season due to injury. The product of Bellport, N.Y., turned in a careerbest clocking for 4000 meters with a 14:11.83 readout to place fourth out of 78 runners. Vanderbilt tallied 18 points to capture top honors in the women’s team standings. Lipscomb (63), Kentucky (76), Belmont (99) and Tennessee (129) rounded out the top five. The Lady Vols were seventh a year ago. Two veterans and a pair of freshmen also counted toward the Lady Vols’ scoring total. Junior Ramzee Fondren was the Big Orange’s second finisher in the women’s race. Her career-best 15:33.13 mark placed her 41st overall (scoring 29th), followed by classmate Kelsey Kane in a personal record of 15:34.57 to wind up 42nd (30th). Freshmen Lizzie Cornell was 43rd (31st) in 15:35.31, while Amirah Johnson wound up 50th (35th) in 16:02.81. “It was good to have Brittany Sheffey back out there for the women’s team,” UT Director of Track & Field and Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “She knocked some rust off and did a good job today. Obviously, we have some gaps to cover, and I believe we have some people capable of doing that when the time is necessary.” TENNESSEE INVITATIONAL MARYVILLE, Tenn. -- Lady Vol Brittany Sheffey captured her first career victory, as the Big Orange cross country team competed Sept. 17 in the Tennessee Invitational at Lambert Acres Golf Club. Kentucky prevailed in the team race, winning with a first-place total of 26 points to the Lady Vols’ 33 on the 5000-meter women’s layout. Sheffey, a senior from Bellport, N.Y., led from start to finish en route to her first collegiate cross country win, paced the team for the second time this season and contributed to UT’s scoring tally for the 20th-consecutive race in her career. She did so with a readout of 17 minutes, 43.46 seconds that ranks as the fifth-fastest registered by a Lady Vol on the 5K course at Lambert Acres. That mark propelled her across the finish line nearly 30 seconds ahead of the runner-up time of 18:13.22, registered by Kentucky junior Chelsea Oswald. “Brittany was expected to run well, and she went out and did that for us today,” UT Director of Track & Field/Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “It’s always good to do what you are expected to do, and it was nice to see her come out of the race with her first win in cross country.” Making her season debut, senior Chanelle Price posted an impressive third-place result for the home team. Known for her prowess on the oval, the two-time SEC 800m champ rolled to a career-best 18:31.13 clocking on the trail Saturday to aid the cause for the Big Orange. Junior Ramzee Fondren, who kept pace early with a lead pack that included teammates Sheffey and Price, had easily the finest result of her UT cross country tenure. Despite dropping off the lead pace as the race wore on, she was able to hold on just enough to deliver the Lady Vols their third top-10 finisher of the race, hitting the chute at 18:45.58 to snare sixth place. Freshman Amirah Johnson and junior Kelsey Kane counted toward the team total for the second time this season. Johnson did so by covering the distance in 19:29.26 to place 11th, while Kane finished right behind her in 12th at 19:30.44. That gave the Lady Vols a one-through-five runner time spread of one minute, 46.98 seconds. Other finishers for the Lady Vols included senior Elizabeth Altizer in 14th (13th scorer) at 20:21.90, junior Chelsea Knotts in 15th (14th) at 20:26.24, sophomore Patavia Lowery in 16th at 20:33.94 and senior Elizabeth Tiller in 18th at 20:47.51. “We have some room to grow, and we will. I just need to continue to see progres-

sion, and I did today. We’re just happy to be healthy and moving forward. We’ll insert people every week as time goes along, and we’ll see what happens.” BROOKS PAUL SHORT RUN BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Senior Brittany Sheffey once again paced the Tennessee cross country team, leading the Lady Vols at theBrooks Paul Short Run at Lehigh University. Sheffey was UT’s top female finisher for the third straight meet and contributed to the scoring cause for J.J. Clark’s squad in her 21st-consecutive race. The product of Bellport, N.Y., crossed the line in 21 minutes, 19 seconds to place 41st in a field of 396 runners in the women’s Gold Race on the 6000-meter Goodman Campus Course. Sheffey had placed 14th here in 2009 in a career-best 20:39. The Lady Vols, who came in 38th a year ago, climbed to 32nd out of 45 squads this time around with 879 points despite the absence of two of their top-five runners. Third-ranked Providence captured the women’s team trophy over No. 5 Villanova, 101-104. No. 1 Villanova wound up fourth at 141, just behind the 125-point collaboration of 12th-ranked Syracuse. The Lady Vols’ Amber Zimmerman, who led UT in five of six races in 2010, completed her first race this season. The sophomore from Knoxville (Webb) concluded the race 172nd (157th scorer) in 22:47. Walk-on Kacey Nobert of St. Agnes Academy in Memphis, who recently joined the squad, ran third for the Big Orange and placed 189th (172nd) in 22:56. Rounding out the scoring for the UT women were junior Kelsey Kane in 246th (220nd) at 23:23 and freshman Amirah Johnson in 346th (289th) at 24:24. Sheffey, Kane and Johnson have been in UT’s top five all season, while Zimmerman and Nobert were first-time contributors in 2011. Not factoring into UT’s sum were junior Nijgia Snapp in 354th (293rd) at 24:30, senior Elizabeth Altizer in 371st (300th) at 24:58 and senior Elizabeth Tiller in 380th at 25:26. Senior Chanelle Price did not finish the race after appearing to twist her ankle, and junior Ramzee Fondren, the team’s No. 2 runner two weekends ago, did not make the trip. Clark said Price’s injury was not serious. “We had two of our top-five runners not with the team,” said Clark, UT’s director of track & field/cross country. “Ramzee didn’t come, and Chanelle didn’t finish. Otherwise, we had some bright spots with Amber back in the mix and Kacey (Nobert) not too far away from her in her first college meet. We’ll just have to get better races from Sheffey and implement Ramzee and Chanelle, and we’ll be in a better spot.” CRIMSON CLASSIC TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The Tennessee cross country program got a victorious individual performance from Brittany Sheffey in the women’s race on Oct. 15 at the Crimson Classic in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Her effort helped the Lady Vols finish third in the 25-team women’s 5000-meter race at Harry Pritchett Running Park. Alabama won the women’s team title with 88 points, followed by Ole Miss with 91 and UT with 127. Sheffey, a senior from Bellport, N.Y., cruised to a career-best time 17:11.71, holding off runner-up Lauren D’Alessio of Samford (17:17.34) by nearly six seconds. The UT standout ran with a lead pack of six runners for much of the race until D’Alessio pushed the pace. With 300 to go, Sheffey overtook the Samford runner and claimed her second victory of the season to go along with her title at the 5K Tennessee Invitational on Sept. 17. “We had our best team race of the season so far, but I am looking for continued improvement as we move forward,” UT Director of Track & Field/Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “It was a nice win for Brittany against some SEC runners. She had a lot more left at the end than she realized.” UT also got scoring help in the women’s race from Chanelle Price (19th, 18:12.83), Amber Zimmerman (27th [26th], 18:22.68),

Kelsey Kane (43rd [40th], 18:48.85) and Amirah Johnson (44th [41st], 18:49.60). “As we head down the stretch, we all have to be right on the right day,” Clark said. “It’s as simple as that, because we just don’t have the depth to not have everyone on task. We need everyone to accomplish our goals, and we are in position to do that; we just need to go out and make it happen.” SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS MARYVILLE, TENN. -- As she has done in every meet this season, Brittany Sheffey led the charge for Tennessee, her effort enabling the Big Orange women to place seventh at the SEC Cross Country Championships on Oct. 31 at Lambert Acres Golf Club. The Lady Vols, who came in expected to place ninth by the coaches, bounced back from last year’s disappointing 12th-place outcome with a 184-point, seventh-place effort. Vanderbilt captured the women’s trophy with 30, followed by Arkansas (61) and Florida (62) in the top three. Kristen Gillespie of Arkansas was the individual winner in a course-record 20:19.84. Sheffey became only the ninth UT woman to earn All-SEC acclaim three times in a career. She made the second team once again, finishing 12th out of 104 by covering the 6000-meter course in 21:00.63 while running with lead group for much of the race. She also finished 12th in 2008 and 2009. Sophomore Amber Zimmerman, 42nd a year ago, was UT’s No. 2 finisher and claimed 26th overall in 21:34.13, while Chanelle Price checked in 43rd (41st) in 22:02.84 after taking 72nd in 2010. Freshman walk-on Kacey Nobert, competing for only the second time this season, filled the No. 4 scoring slot. She did so by clocking a 22:17.45 readout to wind up 53rd (49th). Freshman Amirah Johnson was in the scoring five for the fifth straight meet, placing 62nd in 22:32.57. Both runners recorded career-best times for 6K. “The women’s race was a little different scenario,” UT Director of Track & Field/Cross Country J.J. Clark said. “We were ranked (in the SEC) early in the season around ninth. We started pulling some things together and we were actually ranked around top five. It might have happened, but Ramzee ran too hard. She did not follow the plan, and Sheffey could’ve gone a little more, could’ve done a little better. But from a team standpoint, Sheffey locked it in, did O.K. and put us in position to score some points. “Zimmerman came around pretty well. Chanelle did this cross country thing for the team and really, really helped us out. Kacey Nobert coming in and helping was key. We’re talking about a young lady who didn’t come to school to run. She’s in a sorority and has different demands, but she’s doing well academically, has a busy social life, and she’s able to help us out. That’s very important for us.”

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2011 Vol Individual Results

OVERALL RECORD: 35-50; RECORD VS. SEC OPPONENTS: 7-11 NAME OF MEET

Belmont-VU Opener

Tennessee Invitational

Brooks Paul Short Run

Crimson Classic

SEC Champs.

NCAA South Regional

NCAA Champs.

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Sept. 2/5K

Sept. 17/8K

Sept. 30/8K

Oct. 15/8K

Oct. 31/8K

Nov. 12/10K

Nov. 21/10K

UT TEAM FINISH

3rd of 11

2nd of 2

37th of 45

8th of 21

5th of 11

100

20

402

158

96

# OF RUNNERS SPREAD (1-5)

42.31

1:13.08

1:41

1:35:54

46.23

CHRIS BODARY

15:26.93!

25:24.52

25:28

25:01.59

25:07.40

Sr., Downingtown, Pa.

2nd/1st

2nd/1st

90th/1st

2nd/1st

28th/1st

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JORDAN CHANEY So., Maryville, Tenn.

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J.R. CREEKMORE

16:36.43

26:59.92!

28:20

27:30.26

26:59.74!

Fr., Wilmington, Del.

44th/8th

16th/7th

387th/9th

87th/8th

79th/9th

STEPHEN DERLATH

16:20.54

26:49.32

27:23

26:37.13

26:20.52!

So., Charlotte, N.C.

30th/6th

14th/6th

341st/6th

60th/5th

65th/7th

JEREMY DICKIE

16:01.94

26:23.83!

27:09

26:23.94

25:53.63!

Fr., Swartz Creek, Mich.

17th/2nd

10th/4th

315th/5th

47th/4th

52nd/5th

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BREON DIXON So., Nashville, Tenn.

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JACK FELIX

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Fr., Hilton Head Island, S.C.

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SCOTT FOY

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JOE FRANKLIN

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TOM GILMARTIN

16:06.45!

26:18.01

26:31

26:00.37

25:21.32!

Sr., Knoxville, Tenn.

22nd/4th

9th/3rd

249th/2nd

34th/3rd

34th/4th

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NICK KAISER Fr., Lambertville, Mich.

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SCOTT MARCH

17:00.54!

DNF

29:09

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28:36.95

Sr., Douglassville, Pa.

59th/9th

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395th/10th

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95th/10th

ALEX McCANDLESS

16:28.49

27:18.02!

27:43

27:13.51!

26:40.70!

So., Sevierville, Tenn.

35th/7th

17th/8th

363rd/8th

78th/7th

75th/8th

JAKE RAINEY

16:03.65

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26:38

27:49.68

25:12.25!

So., Clarksville, Tenn.

20th/3rd

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267th/4th

95th/9th

30th/2nd

ZACK ROYSTER

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GARREK THOMPSON

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Jr., Memphis, Tenn.

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DANIEL TOBIN

17:22.02

26:37.60

27:35

26:41.25

26:08.50

75th/10th

12th/5th

353rd/7th

64th/6th

61st/6th

KYLE WALTER

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Fr., Knoxville, Tenn.

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AUSTIN WHITELAW

16:09.24

25:32.32

26:32

25:59.93

25:16.11

Fr., Monroe, Mich.

23rd/5th

3rd/2nd

251st/3rd

33rd/2nd

32nd/3rd

So., Springfield, Va.

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2011 Vol Meet Results BELMONT-VU OPENER * 5K 6 P.M. CT * SEPT. 2 * NASHVILLE, TENN. Team Standings (11 teams) 1. Kentucky ......................................................................... 62 2. Belmont ........................................................................... 78 3. Tennessee ....................................................... 84 4. Lipscomb ......................................................................... 93 5. Vanderbilt......................................................................171 6. Middle Tennessee State ...........................................180 7. Belmont-Alumni .........................................................183 8. Nashville Harriers .......................................................195 9. Kennesaw State...........................................................198 10. Austin Peay ...................................................................252 11. UT-Martin ......................................................................304 Individuals (100 runners) 1. Luis Orta, Kentucky.......................................... 15:22.40 2. Chris Bodary, Tennessee .....................15:26.93 3. Robinson Simatei, Middle Tennessee ....... 15:34.46 4. Ryan Snellen, Belmont-Alumni ................... 15:35.96 5. Matt Miller, Belmont........................................ 15:38.25 6. Isaiah Greer, Lipscomb ................................... 15:38.63 7. Tim Muller, Lipscomb...................................... 15:39.46 8. Erick Kigen, Belmont ....................................... 15:46.35 9. John Brigham, Belmont-Alumni ................. 15:47.13 10. Ashton Fisher, Lipscomb ............................... 15:47.61 17. Jeremy Dickie, Tennessee ...................16:01.94 20. Jake Rainey, Tennessee .......................16:03.65 22. Thomas Gilmartin, Tennessee.............16:06.45 23. Austin Whitelaw, Tennessee................16:09.24 30. Stephen Derlath, Tennessee ...............16:20.54 35. Alex McCandless, Tennessee...............16:28.49 44. J.R. Creekmore, Tennessee ..................16:36.43 59. Scott March, Tennessee ......................17:00.54 75. Daniel Tobin, Tennessee ......................17:22.02

TENNESSEE INVITATIONAL * 8K 9 A.M. ET * SEPT. 17 * MARYVILLE, TENN. Team Standings (2 teams) 1. Kentucky ......................................................................... 23 2. Tennessee ....................................................... 36 Individuals (20 runners) 1. Luis Orta, Kentucky.......................................... 25:07.34 2. Chris Bodary, Tennessee .....................25:24.52 3. Austin Whitelaw, Tennessee................25:32.32 4. Walter Luttrell, Kentucky ............................... 25:32.51 5. Josh Nadzam, Kentucky ................................. 25:48.41 6. Stacey Eden, Kentucky ................................... 25:51.02 7. MacKay Wilson, Kentucky ............................. 26:06.29 8. Adam Kahleifeh, Kentucky............................ 26:10.58 9. Tom Gilmartin, Tennessee ...................26:18.01 10. Jeremy Dickie, Tennessee ...................26:23.83 12. Daniel Tobin, Tennessee ......................26:37.60 14. Stephen Derlath, Tennessee ...............26:49.32 16. J.R. Creekmore, Tennessee ..................26:59.92 17. Alex McCandless, Tennessee...............27:18.02 ---- Scott March, Tennessee .............................. DNF ---- Garrek Thompson, Tennessee.................... DNF

BROOKS PAUL SHORT RUN * 8K 11 A.M. ET * SEPT. 30 * BETHLEHEM, PA. Team Standings (45 teams) 1. #4 Oklahoma.................................................................. 34 2. #22 Georgetown .........................................................143 3. Columbia .......................................................................156 4. #18 Villanova ................................................................177 5. #15 Syracuse ................................................................229 6. #17 Providence............................................................247 7. Brown .............................................................................255 8. Dartmouth ....................................................................264 9. Harvard ..........................................................................279 10. #19 Virginia ...................................................................298 11. Navy ................................................................................352 12. Cornell ............................................................................355 13. William and Mary........................................................359 14. La Salle ...........................................................................411 15. UNC-Greensboro ........................................................418 16. Haverford ......................................................................489 17. Guelph............................................................................514 18. American .......................................................................561 19. Yale ..................................................................................565 20. Lehigh.............................................................................568 21. #12 Princeton...............................................................569 22. Marist ..............................................................................588 23. Buffalo ............................................................................606 24. Army................................................................................690 25. Duquesne ......................................................................698 26. St. Joseph’s ....................................................................716 27. Massachusetts .............................................................801 28. Maryland .......................................................................877 29. Stony Brook ..................................................................889 30. High Point .....................................................................909 31. St. Lawrence .................................................................929

32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45.

Mississippi State..........................................................941 Shippensburg ..............................................................944 Pennsylvania ................................................................987 Richmond ......................................................................995 Appalachian State ................................................... 1004 Tennessee ................................................... 1020 Bucknell ...................................................................... 1069 Lock Haven ................................................................ 1072 Maryland-Baltimore County ................................ 1085 Vermont ...................................................................... 1232 Western Carolina ..................................................... 1246 Virginia Commonwealth ....................................... 1265 Temple......................................................................... 1367 Winthrop .................................................................... 1419

Individuals (402 runners) 1. Paul Chelimo, UNC-Greensboro ........................ 23:55 2. Jeremy Sudbury, Oklahoma ............................... 24:12 3. George Alex, Oklahoma ....................................... 24:13 4. Bill Kogel, Oklahoma ............................................. 24:13 5. James Leakos, Harvard ......................................... 24:14 6. Dan Lowry, Brown .................................................. 24:18 7. Kevin Schwab, Oklahoma.................................... 24:19 8. Ethan Shaw, Dartmouth....................................... 24:19 9. Dominic Channon, Providence ......................... 24:21 10. Evans Kosgei, Lehigh............................................. 24:25 90. Chris Bodary, Tennessee........................... 25:28 249. Tom Gilmartin, Tennessee ........................ 26:31 251. Austin Whitelaw, Tennessee ..................... 26:32 267. Jake Rainey, Tennessee ............................ 26:38 315. Jeremy Dickie, Tennessee......................... 27:09 341. Stephen Derlath, Tennessee .................... 27:23 353. Daniel Tobin, Tennessee ........................... 27:35 363. Alex McCandless, Tennessee .................... 27:43 387. J.R. Creekmore, Tennessee ....................... 28:20 395. Scott March, Tennessee ............................ 29:09

Individuals (96 runners) 1. Eric Fernandez, Arkansas ............................... 24:10.60 2. Duncan Phillips, Arkansas ............................. 24:22.57 3. Mark Parrish, Florida ........................................ 24:23.69 4. Matt Mizereck, Florida .................................... 24:28.14 5. Luis Orta, Kentucky .......................................... 24:28.36 6. Rick Elliott, Arkansas........................................ 24:29.59 7. Jimmy Clark, Florida ........................................ 24:30.79 8. Matt Cleaver, Georgia ..................................... 24:30.82 9. Martin Kirui, Mississippi ................................. 24:31.89 10. Brandon Lord, Georgia ................................... 24:33.46 28. Chris Bodary, Tennessee......................25:07.40 30. Jake Rainey, Tennessee .......................25:12.25 32. Austin Whitelaw, Tennessee ................25:16.11 34. Tom Gilmartin, Tennessee ...................25:21.32 52. Jeremy Dickie, Tennessee....................25:53.63 61. Daniel Tobin, Tennessee ......................26:08.50 65. Stephen Derlath, Tennessee ...............26:20.52 75. Alex McCandless, Tennessee ...............26:40.70 79. J.R. Creekmore, Tennessee ..................26:59.74 95. Scott March, Tennessee .......................28:36.95 Tennessee Runners Highlighted in Bold

CRIMSON CLASSIC * 8K 8:30 A.M.CT * OCT. 15 * TUSCALOOSA, ALA. Team Standings (21 teams) 1. Georgia Tech .................................................................. 83 2. Auburn ...........................................................................122 3. Mississippi .....................................................................131 4. Stephen F. Austin ........................................................132 5. Alabama.........................................................................133 6. Georgia...........................................................................156 7. Kennesaw State...........................................................159 8. Tennessee ..................................................... 166 9. Memphis........................................................................176 10. Alabama-Huntsville ...................................................179 11. McNeese State .............................................................187 12. Jacksonville State .......................................................380 13. Tulane .............................................................................400 14. Charleston Southern .................................................413 15. Valdosta State ..............................................................427 15. Samford .........................................................................427 17. Mississippi Valley State .............................................477 18. Nicholls State ...............................................................529 19. North Alabama ............................................................554 20. Fort Valley State ..........................................................584 21. Stillman ..........................................................................595 Individuals (158 runners) 1. Carrison Kemei, Alabama .............................. 24:49.25 2. Chris Bodary, Tennessee......................25:01.59 3. Nabil Hamid, Kennesaw State...................... 25:02.14 4. Martin Kirui, Mississippi ................................. 25:04.03 5. Patrick Barron, Georgia Tech ........................ 25:10.33 6. Alex Bruce-Littlewood, McNeese State .... 25:13.30 7. Joel Rop, Alabama............................................ 25:21.47 8. Adam Saloom, Stephen F. Austin................ 25:22.88 9. Charles Sparks, Georgia ................................. 25:24.58 10. Shawn Roberts, Georgia Tech ...................... 25:30.12 33. Austin Whitelaw, Tennessee ................25:59.93 34. Tom Gilmartin, Tennessee ...................26:00.37 47. Jeremy Dickie, Tennessee....................26:23.94 60. Stephen Derlath, Tennessee ...............26:37.13 64. Daniel Tobin, Tennessee ......................26:41.25 78. Alex McCandless, Tennessee ...............27:13.51 87. J.R. Creekmore, Tennessee ..................27:30.26 95. Jake Rainey, Tennessee .......................27:49.68

 2011 VOLUNTEERS

SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS * 8K 10 A.M.ET * OCT. 31 * MARYVILLE, TENN. Team Standings (11 teams) 1. Arkansas .......................................................................... 33 2. Florida............................................................................... 66 3. Georgia............................................................................. 68 4. Kentucky ........................................................................126 5. Tennessee ..................................................... 169 5. Alabama.........................................................................169 7. Mississippi .....................................................................179 8. Auburn ...........................................................................183 9. Mississippi State..........................................................234 10. LSU...................................................................................235 11. Vanderbilt......................................................................300

Front Row (L-R): Austin Whitelaw, Alex McCandless, Kyle Walter, Joe Franklin, Breon Dixon, Tom Gilmartin. Second Row (L-R): J.R. Creekmore, Jeremy Dickie, Jake Rainey, Nick Kaiser, Chris Bodary, Scott March, Garrek Thompson. Third Row (L-R): Director of Track & Field and Cross Country J.J. Clark, Scott Foy, Daniel Tobin, Jack Felix, Stephen Derlath, Jordan Chaney, Zack Royster, Assistant Coach Mary Jayne Reeves. FOLLOW ON TWITTER @VOL_TRACK AND @LADYVOL_TRACK /// TENNESSEE CROSS COUNTRY

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Current Vol Career Results At UT CHRIS BODARY JAKE RAINEY Date 9/19/08 9/27/08 10/4/08 10/18/08 11/3/08 11/15/08 9/18/09 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/16/09 10/31/09 11/14/09 09/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Tennessee Invitational Colonial Inter-Regional Chall. Greater Louisville Classic ISU Pre-National Inv. (Blue) SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Crimson Classic Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge Greater Louisville Classic Panorama Farms Invitational SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Commodore Classic Brooks Paul Short Run ISU Pre-National Inv. (White) SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Dist. 8K 8K 8K 8K 8K 10K 8K 8K 8K 8K 8K 10K 8K 8K 8K 8K 10K 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K

All/UT 20th/7th 27th/4th 38th/2nd 204th/7th 43rd/5th 106th/7th 17th/5th 12th/3rd 52nd/4th 63rd/6th 51st/7th 55th/5th 5th/2nd 61st/2nd 109th/3rd 31st/3rd 23rd/2nd 2nd/1st 2nd/1st 90th/1st 2nd/1st 28th/1st

Time 26:03.14! 26:04.5 24:52.84! 24:45.3! 25:29.61 35:24.57! 25:51.70 26:14.6 25:14.45 25:28.20 27:00.54 32:27.88! 25:42.14 25:00 25:07.1 25:24.24 30:55.41! 15:26.93! 25:24.52 25:28 25:01.59 25:07.40

JORDAN CHANEY Date Meet Has not competed

Dist.

All/UT

Time

J.R. CREEKMORE Date 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Date 9/3/10 9/18/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Commodore Classic ISU Pre-National Inv. (Open) SEC Championships Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Date 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Dist. 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K

All/UT 44th/8th 16th/7th 387th/9th 87th/8th 79th/9th

Time 16:36.43 26:59.92! 28:20 27:30.26 26:59.74!

All/UT 17th/4th 29th/7th 59th 72nd/9th 30th/6th 14th/6th 341st/6th 60th/5th 65th/7th

Time 16:11.63 26:33.63! 26:25.5! 27:03.40 16:20.54 26:49.32 27:23 26:37.13 26:20.52!

All/UT 17th/2nd 10th/4th 315th/5th 47th/4th 52th/5th

Time 16:01.94 26:23.83! 27:09 26:23.94 25:53.63!

STEPHEN DERLATH Dist. 5K 8K 8K 8K 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K

Date 9/3/10 9/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/2/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Commodore Classic Brooks Paul Short Run ISU Pre-National Inv. (White) SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Belmont-VU Opener Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Date 9/19/11

Meet Tennessee Invitational

Date 9/3/10 9/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Commodore Classic Brooks Paul Short Run ISU Pre-National Inv. (White) SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Date 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Dist.

All/UT

Meet SEC Championships Crimson Classic Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge Greater Louisville Classic Panorama Farms Invitational SEC Championships

Date 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/16/09 10/31/09 9/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge Greater Louisville Classic Panorama Farms Invitational SEC Championships Commodore Classic Brooks Paul Short Run ISU Pre-National Inv. (White) SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Date 9/3/10 10/16/10 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener ISU Pre-National Inv. (Open) Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run SEC Championships

Date 9/3/10 9/18/10 10/16/10 9/2/11 9/19/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Commodore Classic ISU Pre-National Inv. (Open) Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Dist. 8K 8K 8K 8K 8K 8K

Time

All/UT 58th/8th 34th/7th 48th/12th 144th/10th 95th/11th 72nd/9th

Time 25:51.78! 26:31.20 28:12.0 26:09.10 26:34.22 28:01.33

All/UT 44th/10th 173rd/11th 64th/7th 62nd/8th 9th/4th 171st/6th 176th/4th 47th/7th 66th/6th 22nd/4th 9th/3rd 249th/2nd 34th/3rd 34th/4th

Time 27:41.4! 26:22.52! 25:28.82! 27:31.04 25:49.97 25:36 25:51.4 26:09.32 32:27.94! 16:06.45! 26:18.01 26:31 26:00.37 25:21.32!

All/UT 43rd/6th 67th 59th/9th --------395th/10th 95th/10th

Time 17:01.91! 26:37.5! 17:00.54! DNF 29:09 28:36.95

All/UT 27th/5th 70th/11th 103rd 35th/7th 17th/8th 363rd/8th 78th/7th 75th/8th

Time 16:24.59! 28:02.13! 27:29.8! 16:28.49 27:18.02! 27:43 27:13.51! 26:40.70!

TOM GILMARTIN Dist. 8K 8K 8K 8K 8K 8K 8K 8K 10K 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K SCOTT MARCH Dist. 5K 8K 5K 8K 8K 8K ALEX McCANDLESS

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Dist. 5K 8K 8K 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K

Dist. 8K

All/UT ---------

Time DNF

Dist. 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K 10K 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K

All/UT 12th/2nd 33rd/9th 205th/7th 216th/7th 36th/5th 62nd/5th 75th/10th 12th/5th 353rd/7th 64th/6th 61st/6th

Time 16:02.99! 26:39.50! 25:54! 26:36.6 25:33.77! 32:23.96! 17:22.02 26:37.60 27:35 26:41.25 26:08.50

All/UT 23rd/5th 3rd/2nd 251st/3rd 33rd/2nd 32nd/3rd

Time 16:09.24! 25:32.32 26:32 25:59.93 25:16.11

AUSTIN WHITELAW

JOE FRANKLIN Date 11/3/08 9/18/09 9/26/09 10/3/09 10/16/09 10/31/09

Time 15:46.48 26:02.28! 25:29! 25:56.8 25:30.42 31:50.20! 16:03.65 26:38 27:49.68 25:12.25!

DANIEL TOBIN

BREON DIXON Date Meet Has not competed

All/UT 6th/1st 13th/6th 152nd/5th 183rd/5th 34th/4th 43rd/4th 20th/3rd 267th/4th 95th/9th 30th/2nd

GARREK THOMPSON

JEREMY DICKIE Dist. 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K

Dist. 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K 10K 5K 8K 8K 8K

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Dist. 5K 8K 8K 8K 8K

Personal Record In College (PR)/Current PRs Are Bold


2011 Lady Vol Individual Results

FINAL OVERALL RECORD: 42-44; RECORD VS. SEC OPPONENTS: 7-12 NAME OF MEET

Belmont-VU Opener

Tennessee Invitational

Brooks Paul Short Run

Crimson Classic

SEC Champs.

NCAA South Regional

NCAA Champs.

DATE/DISTANCE

Sept. 2/4K

Sept. 17/5K

Sept. 30/6K

Oct. 15/5K

Oct. 31/6K

Nov. 12/6K

Nov. 21/6K

UT TEAM FINISH

5th of 7

2nd of 2

32nd of 45

3rd of 25

7th of 12

78

19

396

202

104

# OF RUNNERS SPREAD (1-5)

1:50.98

1:46.98

3:05

1:37.89

1:31.94

ELIZABETH ALTIZER

16:17.05

20:21.90

24:58

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24:46.44

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Sr., Bartlett, Tenn.

53rd/6th

14th/6th

371st/7th

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96th/8th

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LIZZIE CORNELL

15:35.31!

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Fr., Virginia Beach, Va.

43rd/4th

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ANDREA FERRI

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DNF

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Jr., Falls Church, Va.

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RAMZEE FONDREN

15:33.13!

18:45.58

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18:59.38

23:21.84

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Jr., Detroit, Mich.

41st/2nd

6th/3rd

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53rd/6th

84th/7th

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CHARITY HONEYCUTT

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Jr., Burnsville, N.C.

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BRITTNEY JACKSON

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DNF

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R-Fr., Maplewood, N.J.

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AMIRAH JOHNSON

16:02.81!

19:29.26

24:24!

18:49.60

22:32.57!

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Fr., Greenbelt, Md.

50th/5th

11th/4th

346th/5th

44th/5th

62nd/5th

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DNF

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TY-VONNA JOHNSON Fr., Newark, N.J.

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KELSEY KANE

15:34.57!

19:30.44

23:23!

18:48.85!

22:53.00!

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Jr., Knoxville, Tenn.

42nd/3rd

12th/5th

246th/4th

43rd/4th

70th/6th

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CHELSEA KNOTTS

16:57.00!

20:26.24!

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20:32.84

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Jr., Ripley, W.Va.

63rd/9th

15th/7th

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137th/9th

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PATAVIA LOWERY

16:48.05!

20:33.94

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24:53.39

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So., Knoxville, Tenn.

61st/8th

16th/8th

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97th/9th

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22:56!

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22:17.45!

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KACEY NOBERT Fr., Memphis, Tenn.

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189th/3rd

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53rd/4th

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JULIA PETREE

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Fr., Maryville, Tenn.

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CHANELLE PRICE

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18:31.13!

DNF

18:12.83!

22:02.84

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Sr., Easton, Pa.

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3rd/2nd

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19th/2nd

43rd/3rd

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KIANNA RUFF

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R-Fr., St. Louis, Mo.

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14:11.83!

17:43.46

21:19

17:11.71!

21:00.63

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Sr., Bellport, N.Y.

4th/1st

1st/1st

41st/1st

1st/1st

12th/1st

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NIJGIA SNAPP

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DNF

24:30!

19:44.52!

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Jr., Mays Landing, N.J.

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354th/6th

95th/7th

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BRITTANY SHEFFEY

ELIZABETH TILLER

16:38.45

20:47.51

25:26

20:28.28

25:22.77

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Sr., Tuscaloosa, Ala.

58th/7th

18th/9th

380th/8th

135th/8th

101st/10th

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AMBER ZIMMERMAN

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DNF

22:47

18:22.68

21:34.13

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So., Knoxville, Tenn.

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172nd/2nd

27th/3rd

26th/2nd

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Individual finishes reflect overall/team places; ! – Denotes career-best time at that distance * – Ran in JV race FOLLOW ON TWITTER @VOL_TRACK AND @LADYVOL_TRACK /// TENNESSEE CROSS COUNTRY

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2011 Lady Vol Meet Results BELMONT-VU OPENER * 4K 5:30 P.M. CT * SEPT. 2 * NASHVILLE, TENN. Team Standings (7 teams) 1. Vanderbilt........................................................................ 18 2. Lipscomb ........................................................................ 63 3. Kentucky .......................................................................... 76 4. Belmont .......................................................................... 99 5. Tennessee .................................................... 129 6. Kennesaw State .........................................................192 7. Austin Peay ...................................................................195 Individuals (78 runners) 1. Jordan White, Vanderbilt ............................... 14:05.45 2. Alexa Rogers, Vanderbilt................................ 14:06.11 3. Louise Hannallah, Vanderbilt ....................... 14:06.57 4. Brittany Sheffey, Tennessee ................14:11.83 5. Allie Scalf, Vanderbilt ...................................... 14:22.61 6. Dani Walker, Lipscomb. .................................. 14:23.80 7. Kristabel Doebel-Hickok, Vanderbilt ......... 14:25.15 8. Lucy Kapkiai, Middle Tennessee ................. 14:25.86 9. Caitlin Standifer, Belmont ............................. 14:30.77 10. Tessa Hoefle, Lipscomb .................................. 14:31.17 41. Ramzee Fondren, Tennessee...............15:33.13 42. Kelsey Kane, Tennessee .......................15.34.57 43. Lizzie Cornell, Tennessee ....................15:35.31 50. Amirah Johnson, Tennessee ...............16:02.81 53. Elizabeth Altizer, Tennessee ...............16:17.05 58. Elizabeth Tiller, Tennessee ..................16:38.45 61. Patavia Lowery, Tennessee .................16:48.05 63. Chelsea Knotts, Tennessee ..................16:57.00

TENNESSEE INVITATIONAL * 5K 9:45 A.M. ET * SEPT. 17 * MARYVILLE, TENN. Team Standings (2 teams) 1. Kentucky .......................................................................... 26 2. Tennessee ...................................................... 33 Individuals (19 runners) 1. Brittany Sheffey, Tennessee ................17:43.46 2. Chelsea Oswald, Kentucky ............................ 18:13.22 3. Chanelle Price, Tennessee ...................18:31.13 4. Megan Broadrick, Kentucky ......................... 18:35.99 5. Anna Bostrom, Kentucky ............................... 18:40.61 6. Ramzee Fondren, Tennessee...............18:45.58 7. Allison Peare, Kentucky .................................. 18:46.49 8. Taylor Wendler, Kentucky .............................. 18:58.45 9. Megan Wright, Kentucky ............................... 19:23.89 10. Hiruni Wijayaratne, Kentucky....................... 19:29.20 11. Amirah Johnson, Tennessee ...............19:29.26 12. Kelsey Kane, Tennessee .......................19:30.44 14. Elizabeth Altizer, Tennessee ...............20:21.90 15. Chelsea Knotts, Tennessee ..................20:26.24 16. Patavia Lowery, Tennessee .................20:33.94 18. Elizabeth Tiller, Tennessee ..................20:47.51 ---- Andrea Ferri, Tennessee ............................. DNF ---- Brittney Jackson, Tennessee ...................... DNF ---- Ty-Vonna Johnson, Tennessee ................... DNF ---- Nijgia Snapp, Tennessee ............................ DNF ---- Amber Zimmerman, Tennessee ................. DNF

BROOKS PAUL SHORT RUN * 6K 11:45 A.M. ET * SEPT. 30 * BETHLEHEM, PA. Team Standings (45 teams) 1. #3 Providence ..............................................................101 2. #5 Villanova ..................................................................104 3. #12 Syracuse ................................................................125 4. #1 Georgetown ...........................................................141 5. #16 Virginia ...................................................................152 6. Yale ..................................................................................205 7. Cornell ............................................................................209 8. Dartmouth ....................................................................301 9. Boston College ............................................................314 10. Guelph............................................................................341 11. #9 Duke ..........................................................................343 12. Brown .............................................................................393 13. New Hampshire ..........................................................425 14. Harvard ..........................................................................447 15. Navy ................................................................................499 16. Mississippi State .........................................................559 17. Vermont .........................................................................564 18. La Salle ...........................................................................607 19. William and Mary .......................................................623 20. Maryland .......................................................................648 21. Shippensburg ..............................................................700 22. Army................................................................................709 23. Richmond ......................................................................718 24. Lehigh.............................................................................736

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Quinnipiac ....................................................................743 St. Joseph’s ....................................................................745 UNC-Greensboro ........................................................795 Bucknell .........................................................................805 Johns Hopkins .............................................................845 Pennsylvania ................................................................873 Towson ...........................................................................875 Tennessee ..................................................... 879 Georgia State ...............................................................882 Appalachian State ......................................................901 Colgate ...........................................................................916 Duquesne ......................................................................922 High Point .....................................................................926 Massachusetts .............................................................952 Binghamton .............................................................. 1002 St. Lawrence .............................................................. 1043 Coastal Carolina ....................................................... 1065 Delaware..................................................................... 1196 Western Carolina ..................................................... 1239 Winthrop .................................................................... 1259 Virginia Commonwealth....................................... 1449

Individuals (396 runners) 1. Bogdana Mimic, Villanova................................... 20:10 2. Neely Spence, Shippensburg............................. 20:19 3. Emily Sisson, Providence ..................................... 20:20 4. Abbey Dagostino, Dartmouth ........................... 20:22 5. Lauren Penney, Syracuse ..................................... 20:32 6. Laura Nagel, Providence ...................................... 20:36 7. Sarah Pagano, Syracuse ....................................... 20:38 8. Emily Jones, Georgetown.................................... 20:48 9. Hannah Davidson, Providence .......................... 20:51 10. Morgane Gay, Virginia .......................................... 20:55 41. Brittany Sheffey, Tennessee ..................... 21:19 172. Amber Zimmerman, Tennessee ............... 22:47 189. Kacey Nobert, Tennessee ......................... 22:56 246. Kelsey Kane, Tennessee ............................ 23:23 346. Amirah Johnson, Tennessee .................... 24:24 354. Nijgia Snapp, Tennessee .......................... 24:30 371. Elizabeth Altizer, Tennessee .................... 24:58 380. Elizabeth Tiller, Tennessee ....................... 25:26 ---- Chanelle Price ............................................. DNF

SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS * 6K 11 A.M. ET * OCT. 31 * MARYVILLE, TENN. Team Standings (12 teams) 1. Vanderbilt...................................................................... 30 2. Arkansas ........................................................................ 61 3. Florida............................................................................. 62 4. Georgia.........................................................................124 5. Mississippi ...................................................................158 6. Alabama.......................................................................181 7. Tennessee ....................................................184 8. Kentucky ......................................................................214 9. Mississippi State .......................................................233 10. Auburn .........................................................................247 11. South Carolina ...........................................................295 12. LSU.................................................................................337 Individuals (104 runners) 1. Kristen Gillespie, Arkansas .......................... 20:19.84 2. Alexa Rogers, Vanderbilt.............................. 20:22.72 3. Genevieve LaCaze, Florida .......................... 20:32.98 4. Liz Anderson, Vanderbilt ............................. 20:35.84 5. Cory McGee, Florida ...................................... 20:38.84 6. Kristie Krueger, Georgia ............................... 20:40.45 7. Jordan White, Vanderbilt ............................. 20:42.48 8. Louise Hannallah, Vanderbilt ..................... 20:43.11 9. Kristen Smith, Vanderbilt............................. 20:51.62 10. Florence N’Getich, Florida ........................... 20:52.20 12. Brittany Sheffey, Tennessee ...............21:00.63 26. Amber Zimmerman, Tennessee .........21:34.13 43. Chanelle Price, Tennessee ..................22:02.84 53. Kacey Nobert, Tennessee ...................22.17.45 62. Amirah Johnson, Tennessee ..............22:32.57 70. Kelsey Kane, Tennessee ......................22:53.00 84. Ramzee Fondren, Tennessee..............23:21.84 96. Elizabeth Altizer, Tennessee ..............24:46.44 97. Patavia Lowery, Tennessee ................24:53.39 101. Elizabeth Tiller, Tennessee .................25:22.77 Tennessee Runners Highlighted in Bold

CRIMSON CLASSIC * 5K 9 A.M. CT * OCT. 15 * TUSCALOOSA, ALA. Team Standings (25 teams) 1. Alabama........................................................................... 88 2. Mississippi ....................................................................... 91 3. Tennessee ..................................................... 127 4. Georgia...........................................................................181 5. Western Kentucky ......................................................193 6. Samford .........................................................................207 7. Auburn ...........................................................................237 8. Stephen F. Austin........................................................247 9. Georgia Tech ................................................................253 10. Memphis........................................................................256 11. McNeese State.............................................................263 12. Jacksonville State .......................................................289 13. Nicholls State ...............................................................300 14. Tulane .............................................................................315 15. Southern Mississippi .................................................367 16. Alabama State .............................................................432 17. Kennesaw State...........................................................484 18. Alabama-Huntsville ...................................................507 19. Charleston Southern .................................................535 20. Mississippi Valley State.............................................567 21. Valdosta State ..............................................................580 22. North Alabama............................................................627 23. Gadsden State CC.......................................................730 24. Stillman ..........................................................................758 25. Fort Valley State ..........................................................774 Individuals (202 runners) 1. Brittany Sheffey, Tennessee ................17:11.71 2. Lauren D’Alessio, Samford ............................ 17:17.34 3. Logan Waites, Mississippi .............................. 17:23.46 4. Lauren Smith, Stephen F. Austin................. 17:27.11 5. Marion Kandie, Western Kentucky ............. 17:33.13 6. Michelle Finn, Western Kentucky ............... 17:39.73 7. Giselle Slotboom, Jacksonville State ......... 17:41.31 8. Fionnuala Ross, McNeese State................... 17:48.41 9. Leigh Gilmore, Alabama ................................ 17:51.95 10. Alissa Fisher, Auburn ....................................... 17:54.09 19. Chanelle Price, Tennessee ...................18:12.83 27. Amber Zimmerman, Tennessee ..........18:22.68 43. Kelsey Kane, Tennessee .......................18:48.85 44. Amirah Johnson, Tennessee ...............18:49.60 53. Ramzee Fondren, Tennessee...............18:59.38 95. Nijgia Snapp, Tennessee .....................19:44.52 135. Elizabeth Tiller, Tennessee ..................20:28.28 137. Chelsea Knotts, Tennessee ..................20:32.84

 2011 LADY VOLUNTEERS

Front Row (L-R): Julia Petree, Lizzie Cornell, Patavia Lowery, Ty-Vonna Johnson, Amber Zimmerman, Nijgia Snapp, Elizabeth Tiller, Kianna Ruff. Second Row (L-R): Director of Track & Field and Cross Country J.J. Clark, Andrea Ferri, Brittany Sheffey, Amirah Johnson, Charity Honeycutt, Brittney Jackson, Elizabeth Altizer, Chanelle Price, Kelsey Kane, Assistant Coach Mary Jayne Reeves. Not Pictured: Ramzee Fondren, Chelsea Knotts.

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Current Lady Vol Career Results At UT Date 9/05/08 9/19/08 10/3/08 10/17/08 11/3/08 11/15/08 9/4/09 10/2/09 10/16/09 9/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/2/11 9/17/11 9/30/11 10/31/11

ELIZABETH ALTIZER Meet Dist. Belmont-VU Opener 4K Tennessee Invitational 5K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Penn State National 6K SEC Championships 6K NCAA South Regional 6K Belmont-VU Opener 4K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Panorama Farms Invitational 6K Commodore Classic 5K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Front Runner Invitational 2M SEC Championships 6K NCAA South Regional 6K Belmont-VU Opener 4K Tennessee Invitational 5K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K SEC Championships 6K

Date 9/2/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener

Date 9/3/10 9/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/17/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Commodore Classic Brooks Paul Short Run Front Runner Invitational SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Tennessee Invitational

Date 9/4/09 10/2/09 10/16/09 10/31/09 9/3/10 9/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/2/11 9/17/11 10/15/11 10/31/11 Date 9/05/08 9/3/10 10/16/10

All/UT 34th/5th 15th/8th 232nd/7th 136th/7th 56th/6th 109th/7th 49th/5th 325th/7th 67th/9th 59th/5th 342nd/6th 22nd/4th 87th/4th 137th/5th 53rd/6th 14th/6th 371st/7th 96th/8th

Time 15:41.76! 19:45 23:36! 23:06! 22:58.02! 24:02.91 16:16.25 24:05 25:21.52 20:10.14 24:58 11:57! 23:45.07 23:15.61 16:17.05 20:21.90 24:58 24:46.44

LIZZIE CORNELL Dist. 4K

All/UT 43rd/4th

Time 15:35.31!

ANDREA FERRI Dist. 4K 5K 6K 2M 6K 6K 5K

All/UT 80th/5th 65th/6th 303rd/4th 30th/6th 93rd/6th 147th/6th ---------------

Time 16:23.85! 20:24.06 23:58! 12:14! 24:12.06 23:33.84! DNF

RAMZEE FONDREN Meet Dist. Belmont-VU Opener 4K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Panorama Farms Invitational 6K SEC Championships 6K Belmont-VU Opener 4K Commodore Classic 5K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Front Runner Invitational 2M SEC Championships 6K NCAA South Regional 6K Belmont-VU Opener 4K Tennessee Invitational 5K Crimson Classic 5K SEC Championships 6K

All/UT 62nd/6th 269th/5th 61st/8th 83rd/8th 48th/3rd 37th/2nd 336th/5th 19th/3rd 95th/7th 152nd/7th 41st/2nd 6th/3rd 53rd/6th 84th/7th

Time 16:45.71! 23:14! 24:32.72 24:42.04 15:41.45 19:40.86 24:41 11:46! 24:22.49 23:37.62! 15:33.13! 18:45.58 18:59.38 23:21.84

CHARITY HONEYCUTT Meet Dist. Belmont-VU Opener 4K Belmont-VU Opener 4K Front Runner Invitational 2M

All/UT 93rd/9th DNF 40th/10th

Time 20:02.91! -----------13:30!

Date 9/17/11

Meet Tennessee Invitational

BRITTNEY JACKSON Dist. 5K

All/UT ---------------

Date 9/2/11 9/17/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

AMIRAH JOHNSON Dist. 4K 5K 6K 5K 6K

All/UT 50th/5th 11th/4th 346th/5th 44th/5th 62nd/5th

Date 9/17/11

Meet Tennessee Invitational

TY-VONNA JOHNSON Dist. 5K

All/UT ---------------

Date 9/4/09 10/16/10 11/1/10 9/2/11 9/17/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Front Runner Invitational SEC Championships Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

KELSEY KANE Dist. 4K 2M 6K 4K 5K 6K 5K 6K

All/UT 66th/7th 36th/8th 96th/8th 42nd/3rd 12th/5th 246th/4th 43rd/4th 70th/6th

Time 16:52.92 12:29! 24:28.20 15:34.57! 19:30.44 23:23! 18:48.85! 22:53.00!

Date 9/4/09 9/3/10 9/2/11 9/17/11 10/15/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Belmont-VU Opener Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Crimson Classic

CHELSEA KNOTTS Dist. 4K 4K 4K 5K 5K

All/UT 71st/8th 101st/7th 63rd/9th 15th/7th 137th/9th

Time 17:18.01 18:11.41 16:57.00! 20:26.24! 20:32.84

Date 9/2/11 9/17/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational SEC Championships

PATAVIA LOWERY Dist. 4K 5K 6K

All/UT 61st/8th 16th/8th 97th/9th

Time 16:48.05! 20:33.94 24:53.39

Time DNF Time 16:02.81! 19:29.26 24:24! 18:49.60 22:32.57! Time DNF

Date 9/30/11 10/31/11

KACEY NOBERT Dist. 6K 6K

Meet Brooks Paul Short Run SEC Championships

JULIA PETREE Dist.

Date Meet Has not competed Date 9/05/08 9/19/08 10/3/08 10/16/09 10/31/09 11/14/09 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/17/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Panorama Farms Invitational SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Front Runner Invitational SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

CHANELLE PRICE Dist. 4K 5K 6K 6K 6K 6K 2M 6K 6K 5K 6K 5K 6K KIANNA RUFF Dist.

Date Meet Has not competed Date 8/31/07 9/22/07 9/28/07 10/12/07 10/27/07 11/10/07 9/05/08 9/19/08 10/3/08 10/17/08 11/3/08 11/15/08 9/4/09 9/18/09 10/2/09 10/16/09 10/31/09 11/14/09 9/2/11 9/17/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

BRITTANY SHEFFEY Meet Dist. Belmont Opener 4K Bulldog Stampede 5K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Penn State National Invitational 6K SEC Championships 6K NCAA South Regional 6K Belmont-VU Opener 4K Tennessee Invitational 5K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Penn State National 6K SEC Championships 6K NCAA South Regional 6K Belmont-VU Opener 4K Crimson Classic 5K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Panorama Farms Invitational 6K SEC Championships 6K NCAA South Regional 6K Belmont-VU Opener 4K Tennessee Invitational 5K Brooks Paul Short Run 6K Crimson Classic 5K SEC Championships 6K

Date 9/17/11 9/30/11 10/15/11

Meet Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic

Date 9/05/08 9/19/08 10/3/08 10/17/08 11/3/08 9/4/09 9/18/09 10/2/09 10/16/09 10/31/09 11/14/09 9/3/10 9/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/2/11 9/17/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Penn State National SEC Championships Belmont-VU Opener Crimson Classic Brooks Paul Short Run Panorama Farms Invitational SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Belmont-VU Opener Commodore Classic Brooks Paul Short Run Front Runner Invitational SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Belmont-VU Opener Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

Date 9/3/10 9/18/10 10/1/10 10/16/10 11/1/10 11/13/10 9/17/11 9/30/11 10/15/11 10/31/11

Meet Belmont-VU Opener Commodore Classic Brooks Paul Short Run Front Runner Invitational SEC Championships NCAA South Regional Tennessee Invitational Brooks Paul Short Run Crimson Classic SEC Championships

NIJGIA SNAPP Dist. 5K 6K 5K ELIZABETH TILLER Dist. 4K 5K 6K 6K 6K 4K 5K 6K 6K 6K 6K 4K 5K 6K 2M 6K 6K 4K 5K 6K 5K 6K

AMBER ZIMMERMAN Dist. 4K 5K 6K 2M 6K 6K 5K 6K 5K 6K

All/UT 189th/3rd 53rd/4th

Time 22:56! 22:17.45!

All/UT

All/UT 8th/1st 7th/6th 94th/6th 17th/4th 18th/4th 32nd/4th 10th/1st 72nd/2nd 91st/2nd 3rd/2nd --------------19th/2nd 43rd/3rd

Time

Time 14:52.67! 19:04! 22:04! 21:37.12! 22:14.42 21:32.27! 11:37! 23:07.35 22:24.36 18:31.13! DNF 18:12.83! 22:02.84

All/UT

Time

All/UT 16th/4th 15th/3rd 66th/3rd 61st/4th 28th/4th 33rd/4th 15th/4th 6th/5th 33rd/3rd 37th/3rd 12th/2nd 23rd/3rd 29th/2nd 5th/2nd 14th/2nd 16th/3rd 12th/2nd 20th/3rd 4th/1st 1st/1st 41st/1st 1st/1st 12th/1st

Time 15:07.33! 18:36.65 22:03! 22:23 21:46.03! 22:01.87 15:15.18 18:56 21:17! 21:27 21:02.25! 21:42.91 15:02.12! 17:44.10 20:39! 21:31.17 21:49.62 20:59.93 14:11.83! 17:43.46 21:19 17:11.71! 21:00.63

All/UT --------------354th/6th 95th/7th

Time DNF 24:30! 19:44.52!

All/UT 81st/8th 21st/10th *218th (Ran in JV race) 271st/9th 93rd/8th 42nd/4th 46th/5th 299th/6th 57th/7th 78th/7th 104th/7th 44th/2nd 38th/3rd 286th/3rd 26th/5th 89th/5th 124th/3rd 58th/7th 18th/9th 380th/8th 135th/8th 101st/10th

Time 17:51.22! 21:32 25:11! 25:17 25:20.72 15:59.86! 19:43.20! 23:35! 23:54.73 24:20.56 23:13.99! 15:37.09! 19:42.54! 23:46 12:12! 23:49.14 22:59.39! 16:38.45 20:47.51 25:26 20:28.28 25:22.77

All/UT 35th/1st 17th/1st 152nd/1st 11th/2nd 42nd/1st 46th/1st --------------172nd/2nd 27th/3rd 26th/2nd

Time 15:25.47! 18:57.44 22:36! 11:37! 22:15.91! 21:33.01! DNF 22:47 18:22.68 21:34.13

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MEET THE COACHES

J.J. CLARK Director of Track & Field and Cross Country J.J. Clark is in his 10th year at Tennessee, where he spent seven seasons as head coach of the women’s cross country and track & field programs before also assuming leadership of the men’s track & field team prior to the 2009-10 campaign. In 2011-12, Clark adds another responsibility to his list, as he takes over coaching duties of the men’s cross country and distance units after coaching only the women’s group the past nine years. A two-time NCAA and six-time SEC champion coach with the Lady Vol track & field and cross country teams from 2002-09, Clark heads up one of the most storied collegiate programs in the nation. The cross country teams have thrived at UT, boasting a national championship and 30 SEC titles between them since their inception. The men’s and women’s teams also have made a combined 44 appearances at national championship meets and hosted the NCAA Championships together in 1990 at Pine Lakes Golf Course in Rockford, Tenn. On the oval, Tennessee has won seven national championships and claimed 51 SEC titles (22 indoors/29 outdoors) in track & field through the years. CLARK’S BIG ORANGE SUCCESS... The architect of an amazing reclamation project with the women’s cross country and track & field programs at Rocky Top, Clark spent seven impressive seasons in Knoxville before assuming control of both the men’s and women’s teams. During that time, the women’s cross country program benefited immensely from Clark’s tutelage, claiming SEC hardware from 2003-05 and NCAA South Region plaques from 2002-05, and making NCAA Championships appearances from 2002-06. He stands as the all-time winningest women’s cross country coach in the history of UT Athletics. On the trails, his distaff troops carved out eight consecutive top-three performances at the SEC Championships (2002-09), including three runner-up finishes to go along with the three victories. At the regional level, Team Orange has wound up fourth or better in eight of nine seasons under his watch, finishing third three times along with the four triumphs the squad has enjoyed. During the track & field portion of the season, he has directed the Lady Vols to NCAA Indoor National Championships in 2005 and 2009, SEC Indoor Championships in 2005, 2007 and 2009, and an NCAA Mideast Regional crown outdoors in 2005. With Clark at the helm, Tennessee has enjoyed six top-five NCAA women’s track & field finishes (Indoors: 1st in 2005 and 2009, 2nd in 2010, 3rd in 2007 and 4th in 2004; Outdoors: 4th in 2005) and four additional top-10 outings (Indoors: seventh in 2011, t8th in 2008; Outdoors: t7th in 2004, t10th in 2009) during his stay in Knoxville. UT also has nine SEC top-three outcomes (seven indoors, two outdoors) since 2003, with runner-up efforts indoors in 2004 and 2008 in addition to the titles won in 2005, 2007 and 2009. He now is trying to match that feat with the men’s team. 21-TIME COACH OF THE YEAR... Clark has been recognized far and wide for his acumen in track & field and cross country, earning a total of 21 coach of the year accolades (11 track & field/10 cross country) during a career which also includes 10 seasons as women’s cross country coach and assistant track & field coach at Florida (1992-2002). Among his 10 honors for cross country, Clark is a five-time South Region Women’s Coach of the Year (1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005) and a five-time SEC Women’s Coach of the Year (1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2005). His 1996 and 1997 recognitions came while he was at Florida. The crafty skipper twice has been named national women’s collegiate indoor track & field coach of the year, reaping the award from the USTFCCCA in 2009 and the USTCA in 2005. Nike also selected him as its 1998 USA Elite Coach of the Year as well. Clark has garnered regional track & field coach of the year distinction on five occasions, collecting USTFCCCA South Region Indoor women’s accord in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and USTCA South Region Indoor and Mideast Region Outdoor women’s kudos in 2005. At the SEC level, the Big Orange boss was named the SEC Women’s Indoor Track & Field Coach of the Year in 2005, 2007 and 2009. DEVELOPING CHAMPIONS AND ALL-AMERICANS AT UT... While winning national and conference titles now are annual, and realistic, goals, turning recruits into top-flight competitors has long been a hallmark of Clark and the Tennessee program. In cross country, Clark has groomed 14 female 14

athletes who have totaled 30 All-South Region awards in nine seasons and 13 who’ve accumulated 23 total All-SEC honors. He added his first male honoree in 2011, as Austin Whitelaw earned SEC All-Freshman status. In addition to qualifying women’s teams for the NCAA Championships from 2002 to 2006, he also had Jackie Areson (2008, 2009, 2010), Sarah Bowman (2008) and Katie Van Horn (2009, 2010) qualify as individuals, with Bowman placing 36th in 2008 to become the first female cross country All-American at Tennessee since Sharon Dickie in 2000. During Clark’s nine years at the wheel of Tennessee track & field, 38 athletes (35 female/three male) have combined to earn 167 (162 female/five male) All-America certificates, with his charges collecting 12 NCAA titles (nine indoors and three outdoors, all by women). He also has produced 55 SEC championships (53 by women [29 indoors/24 outdoors] and two by men [one indoors/one outdoors] during that time period. Evander Wells was his first male All-America recipient, taking fourth in the 200m outdoors in 2010. Two of Clark’s pupils, 400m whiz DeeDee Trotter and long jump ace Tianna Madison, ascended to stardom on the international stage before their college days were through, resulting in their early departures for the lucrative world of professional track & field. Among UT’s 12 national women’s event winners under Clark’s watch are 2011 indoor 5000m champ Jackie Areson, 2010 indoor and outdoor 800m champ Wright, 2009 indoor mile champ and NCAA meet-record-holder Bowman, 2005 indoor and outdoor long jump winner Madison, 2004 indoor 800m champ Nicole Cook, 2004 outdoor 400m winner Trotter, 2004 DMR legs Brooke Novak, Trotter, Cook and Lindsay Hyatt; 2008 DMR contributors Brittany Sheffey, Brittany Jones, Wright and Bowman; 2009 world-record-setting DMR members Wright, Chanelle Price, Jones and Bowman, who checked in with a sizzling 10:50.98 readout to rewrite women’s history, and 2010 DMR victors Wright, Ellen Wortham, Price and Sheffey. ACADEMIC PROWESS... In the classroom, Clark ’s high expectations have been met with equal success, as his track & field/cross country troops have tallied 197 (157 women/40 men) SEC Academic Honor Roll recognitions, 24 female Capital One Academic All-District IV nods and 10 female Academic All-America citations since 2002. Bowman became his first two-time ESPN The Magazine Academic AllAmerica honoree in 2009, as she followed up second-team distinction in 2008 with first-team status as a senior. Also earning accolades in 2009 were first-teamer Wright and second-team selection Amanda Alexander. Wright would repeat and be named Academic All-American of the Year for track & field/cross country, while Areson also made the first team in 2010 and Price followed in 2011. Katie Flaute and Christina Billings were second-team ESPN The Magazine honorees in 2007 and 2003, respectively, while Felicia Guliford garnered Academic AllAmerica acclaim from the Women’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Coaches Association in fall 2004. Additionally, Clark’s team and individuals are consistently honored by the USTFCCCA and SEC for academics. In 2008 and 2009, Bowman was named both the USTFCCCA Indoor Women’s Track Scholar Athlete of the Year and the SEC Women’s Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She also joined Guliford and Wright as Lady Vol harriers nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year. Wright’s 2010 campaign was highlighted by the H. Boyd McWhorter SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award, SEC Track & Field Scholar Athlete of the Year, an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship and USTFCCCA Indoor Track Scholar Athlete of the Year, giving UT the honor three years running. The Lady Vols also were recognized as the USTFCCCA Indoor Scholar Team of the Year in both 2009 and 2010. Price followed in the footsteps of Bowman and Wright. She became UT’s four-straight SEC Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year honoree in 2011 as a co-winner. PENN RELAYS AND RECORD-SETTING MARKS... In 2004, Clark returned the Big Orange women to vogue at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pa., as the Lady Vol contingent pulled off a hat trick of baton event victories at the Penn Relays. Tennessee quartets captured a trio of “Championships of America” in the distance medley, 4x800m and sprint medley relays, with the latter establishing a collegiate record. UT, which also added an sprint medley relay title in 2006 and a DMR crown in 2007, had not won that many relays in Philly since 1984. Tennessee once again pulled off a triple in 2009 and 2010, with Bowman earning athlete of the meet honors for playing a role in UT winning the DMR, 4x1500m and 4x800m events in 2009. The 4x1500m unit ran a world-record clocking, while the 4x8 brought the baton home in an American-record readout. Wright, meanwhile, was instrumental in leading UT to victories in those races in 2010. Those 2009 efforts came after an indoor campaign where the Lady Vols twice posted eye-catching marks in the DMR. First, UT ran 10:56.40 for an American record at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational. Then, the Big Orange won the NCAA title in March with the aforementioned world best. Speaking of records, there also have been some other league and NCAA women’s marks set on Clark’s watch. Among them, the 2004, 2010 and 2011

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MEET THE COACHES DMRs lowered the SEC record to 11:16.61, 11:14.59 and 11:05.37, respectively, while Cook’s 2005 collegiate record in the 800m also stands as an SEC best. In addition to the DMR upgrade in 2011, Areson posted a league 3K indoor best of 9:10.49, while Liz Costello lowered the SEC 10K mark to 33:42.96. Madison’s leap of 22-8.50 at the 2005 SEC Outdoor meet, while not a record due to a slight gust of 2.2 mps, stood then as the best mark in the 28 years that women had competed in the long jump at the conference championships. Madison’s measurement of 22-3 at the 2005 NCAA Indoor meet, meanwhile, tied Carol Lewis’ American collegiate record and was just short of the NCAA standard. During Clark’s first nine years on The Hill, UT women’s marks in 16 events indoors and 18 events outdoors have been revised, while one men’s best (outdoors) has been eclipsed since 2010. In addition to that, 21 Lady Vol freshman records (10 indoors/11 outdoors) have fallen, and two Vol rookie standards (both indoors in 2011) have tumbled.

his sister, Hazel, a three-time national champ in the 800 meters and the SEC Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year in 1998 and 1999, and Becki Wells, a two-time victor in the mile/1500 meters and the 1996 SEC Cross Country Athlete of the Year. Both own the school records in their respective events, part of a total of 12 such marks accomplished by Clark-tutored athletes at Florida. In cross country, Clark led the school to its first-ever team appearance at the NCAA Championships in 1994. UF was extended invitations four more times to the national meet under his leadership, going in 1995, 1997, 1998 and 1999 and charting a top team finish of 16th on the third of its five trips. Clark also guided Florida to SEC titles in 1996 and 1997, and the Gators claimed NCAA regional titles in 1997 and 1998. Among those drawing kudos for their standout cross country performances were Wells, the 1995 and 1996 SEC champion, and Hilary White, the 2000 SEC Freshman Athlete of the Year. Additionally, Wells and Velsen picked up All-America citations during their careers.

REPRESENTING YOUR COUNTRY... INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE COACHING MEN, WOMEN... Internationally, Tennessee also returned to the scene under Clark, the 2008 U.S. Olympic women’s middle distance coach. His former athletes Bowman (1500m), Cook (800m), Madison (LJ), Trotter (400m/4x400mR), Bennett (800m), Shanna Dickenson (throws), Dickie (distance/XC), Lynne Layne (sprints), Jeneba Tarmoh (sprints) and Cleo Tyson (sprints), and current Lady Vol Price (800m), have performed well for Team USA. Current star Annie Alexander and ex-Lady Vols Rose-Anne Galligan (distance/XC), Toyin Olupona (sprints) and Patricia Hall (sprints), meanwhile, have been fine representatives for Trinidad & Tobago, Ireland, Canada and Jamaica, respectively. Newcomer Justin Hunter became Clark’s first international male competitor, finishing sixth in the long jump at the 2010 IAAF World Junior Championships. World success showered the Big Orange in 2004, as college junior Trotter ran on the victorious U.S. Olympic 4x400m relay unit and grabbed fifth in the open 400 meters before becoming the first underclass Lady Vol to turn pro. Clark also moved four of his pupils into the 800m finals at the U.S. Olympic Trials, where Bennett and Cook finished fourth and seventh, respectively. He advanced two (wife Jearl Miles-Clark and sister Hazel Clark) to the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, where Miles-Clark wound up sixth in her fifth trip to the Olympiad, while a freak accident prevented Clark from advancing beyond the prelims in her second visit to the Games. Hazel would also qualify for the 2008 Games, competing for her brother, J.J., who served as the women’s middle distance coach for the U.S. In 2005, Madison would leap to international stardom, winning the long jump at the IAAF World Outdoor Championships.

As mentioned previously, Clark’s influence also extends into the international arena, and his history of preparing athletes for competition is second to none. Proof of that was evident in 2000, when three of his pupils, sisters Joetta and Hazel and wife Jearl, finished one-two-three in the 800m at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Sacramento, Calif., and went on to represent America in Sydney. During his time as head of “Team Clark,” the 1986 Villanova graduate prepared Joetta to compete in four Olympics prior to retiring, Jearl to make five appearances and win two Olympic golds and two world championships, and Hazel to make the finals in her initial trip to the Olympics in 2000 and qualify again in 2004 and 2008. His spouse also maintains the American record she set in the 800m in 1999 and was the 2004 Olympic Trials champion and 2003 USATF outdoor victor in the 800m as well as the 2002 winner in the 400m. In addition to the familial success, he also coached three-time Olympian Mark Everett to a No. 1 USA ranking and fourth-place world rating in the 800 meters. Nike recognized Clark for his work in continuing to develop world-class athletes, naming him the 1998 USA Elite Coach of the Year. Clark’s abilities have also been noticed and rewarded by his sport’s national governing body. After serving as an assistant for the U.S. women at the 1999 IAAF World Track & Field Championships in Greece, he would receive the honor of being named head coach of the 2001 team in Edmonton, Canada. As previously mentioned, he later earned the distinction of being the middle distance coach for the U.S. women at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. BACKGROUND, EDUCATION AND FAMILY...

IMPACTING BIG ORANGE ATHLETICS... Clark’s impact has been felt beyond the programs he coaches, as well, as his squads’ SEC and NCAA finishes have fueled the most extensive department-wide spree of female sport success in the history of UT Athletics. The Lady Vols were declared the SEC women’s all-sports winners in 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06 by the New York Times Regional Newspaper Group. Though the Lady Vols and Tennessee finished second in the SEC all-sports standings in 2006-07, the women’s and men’s programs combined to place seventh nationally in the U.S. Sports Academy Director’s Cup standings, marking UT’s highest ranking in history. LIFE BEFORE ROCKY TOP... One of the most respected distance coaches in the nation, Clark enjoyed 10 successful seasons as an assistant from 1992 to 2002 at the University of Florida and spent the 1991-92 year there as a graduate assistant. His group of athletes played a key role in Florida’s SEC Indoor and Outdoor track & field titles in 1997 and 1998, its indoor crown in 2002 and its third-place national finish indoors in 2002. It has been estimated that his charges accumulated more than 650 points in SEC action and 110-plus at the NCAA level during his 10 seasons as a full-time aide. During his tenure with the Gators, Clark groomed two athletes who combined for three SEC Athlete of the Year awards in cross country and track, and developed competitors who racked up five NCAA Championships, 44 NCAA AllAmerica citations and 32 conference championship plaques. Among those were

A product of Maplewood, N.J., and a graduate of Columbia High School, Clark made trips to Knoxville during his teen years to watch his sister Joetta compete for the Lady Vols and saw her help Tennessee win the 1981 AIAW National Outdoor Championship. Those examples left an impression on the younger brother, and he blazed his own trail in track & field. First, he set his own standard of excellence in running, winning the New Jersey high school state title in the mile and two-mile as a senior in 1982. With that kind of effort, he then earned a scholarship to Villanova, where he would develop into a sub-four minute miler in his competitive days en route to qualifying for the 1988 U.S Olympic T rials. After graduating from VU in May of 1986 with a B.A. in communications, Clark returned to his prep alma mater and served as assistant track coach. While at CHS from 1986 to 1989, he worked with the girls’ and boys’ middle distance and sprints corps. Then, in 1991, he made his transition into collegiate coaching, serving as a graduate assistant at Florida for one year before being hired full time there. Clark, who resides in Knoxville with wife Jearl and son Jorell, studied anatomy and physiology coursework in graduate school at UF. Bridging the gap between his high school coaching and college experience, he also took courses in nutrition and exercise physiology in 1990 at Kean College in Union, N.J., and became certified as a licensed sports massage therapist in 1991 from the Florida School of Massage in Gainesville. His father is Joe Lewis Clark, the bat-wielding principal of Paterson, New Jersey’s Eastside High School, depicted by actor Morgan Freeman in the 1989 movie “Lean on Me.”

 CLARK’S YEAR BY YEAR PERFORMANCES AT TENNESSEE XC WOMEN’S XC SEASON SEC/REG/NCAA 2002 3rd/1st/28th 2003 1st/1st/24th 2004 1st/1st/21st 2005 1st/1st/28th 2006 3rd/3rd/28th 2007 2nd/4th/-----2008 3rd/3rd/-----2009 2nd/3rd/-----2010 12th/18th/---2011 7th/????/???? 10 Seasons 3 SEC/4 South RegionTitles

MEN’S XC SEC/REG/NCAA ------/------/-----------/------/-----------/------/-----------/------/-----------/------/-----------/------/-----------/------/-----------/------/-----------/------/-----5th/????/????

T&F SEASON 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 9 Seasons

WOMEN’S T&F SEC IN/OUT 9th/7th 2nd/6th 1st/3rd t3rd/5th 1st/4th 2nd/4th 1st/3rd 4th/7th 3rd/5th ??/?? 3 SEC IndoorTitles

WOMEN’S T&F NCAA IN/OUT t23rd/t22nd 4th/t7th 1st/4th t18th/18th 3rd/t27th t8th/13th 1st/t10th 2nd/t26th 7th/11th ??/?? 2 NCAA IndoorTitles

MEN’S T&F SEC IN/OUT ------/-----------/-----------/-----------/-----------/-----------/-----------/-----10th/9th 7th/8th ??/??

MEN’S T&F NCAA IN/OUT ------/-----------/-----------/-----------/-----------/-----------/-----------/-----DNS/45th 39th/t64th ??/??

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MARY JAYNE REEVES Assistant Coach Cross Country/Track & Field Mary Jayne (Harrelson) Reeves is in her first season working with the Tennessee track & field and cross country teams. She joined the Big Orange program after spending the 2010-11 campaign on the staff at the University of Virginia. Reeves will assist J.J. Clark in working with the UT cross country and distance squads and play a key role in the recruiting process. At UVa, she coached women’s cross country and distance runners, developing two ACC champions, three regional qualifiers and three NCAA Championship qualifiers. During the campaign, there were three school records broken, two athletes made the finals of the USA Championships and her NCAA qualifiers cranked out an individual runner-up outing and a third-place relay showing at the national championship meet. In addition to her coaching experience at Virginia, Reeves was at Virginia Tech from 2001 to 2004, serving as an assistant track & field and cross country coach for the Hokie men and women. Besides coordinating the recruitment of male and female student-athletes, she produced two All-Americans (one cross country, one track), six all-region cross country runners and three conference champions. Between her stints in Blacksburg and Charlottesville, and while continuing her professional running career, the Timberland, N.C., native and her husband, Jon, owned and operated Reeves Tennis and Fitness, Inc., in Newnan, Ga. Among her duties were coordinating strength and conditioning for junior and adult athletes, creating women’s fitness programs, directing summer camps, scheduling programming, and managing the budget and accounting for the business. Reeves is making her second stop in Knoxville, having trained as a professional distance runner with Clark from 2004-07. In a post-collegiate career that stretched from 2001 to 2010, she represented both Nike and Brooks and was consistently ranked among the top five female 1500m runners in the U.S. Among her accomplishments were gold medals in the 800 and 1500m at the 2007 NACAC Championships, silver medals in the 1500m at both the 2003 and 2007 Pan Am Games and silvers in the 800m and 1500m at the 2002 U.S. Indoor Championships. She also participated in the 2000, 2004 and 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials, finishing fifth in the 1500m in 2000 and 2004. The recipient of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Appalachian State University in 2001, Reeves was a two-time NCAA champion (1500m), six-time All-American and 26-time conference champion, including three straight titles in cross country, during her collegiate career. She was twice named the Southern Conference’s Female Athlete of the Year and was the 2001 NCAA Woman of the Year in North Carolina. The Southern Conference inducted her into its hall of fame in 2010.

DANIEL GOETZ Volunteer Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Daniel Goetz is in his first season as a volunteer assistant at Tennessee. He will be working with the men’s and women’s distance runners. A 2010 graduate of Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn., Goetz began his coaching career in 2010 as an assistant for the Lions’ cross country team. He helped the men’s squad post a seventh-place finish at the NAIA Championships, the best in school history. In January 2011, he enrolled in graduate school at UT to pursue a master’s in kinesiology with a double focus in biomechanics and exercise physiology. He teaches an activity class as a graduate teaching assistant in the kinesiology department and observed the Tennessee track & field staff before becoming a part of the unit in 2011. An all-state performer in cross country and track in his only season of participation as a senior at Chattanooga Christian School, Goetz was the first recruit by the Bryan program in 2005. He qualified four times for the NAIA Cross Country Championships and earned All-America acclaim in the mile in 2008 for a fourthplace finish on the oval. He also was rewarded for his work in the classroom, picking up NAIA Academic All-America accolades in 2009 and 2010. 16

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CHRIS BODARY

JORDAN CHANEY

5-9 * 144 * SENIOR DOWNINGTOWN , PA. BISHOP SHANAHAN H.S.

5-11 * 147 * SOPHOMORE MARYVILLE, TENN. MARYVILLE H.S.

CAREER BESTS

CAREER BESTS

5K: ....................................................... 15:26.93 (2011) 8K: .........................................................24:45.3 (2008) 10K: .................................................... 30:55.41 (2010)

5K: ..............................................................................N/A 8K: ........................................................................... N/A 10K: ...........................................................................N/A

CAREER HONORS: 2011 SEC Preseason Watch List...2010 All-South Region Team...2010, 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll...2008 SEC All-Freshman Team.

2011: No results. 2010: No results.

2011: Placed 28th at the SEC Championships in 25:07.40...He now has factored into Tennessee’s scoring tally in 11 straight meets and on 17 occasions during his career...Has three individual runner-up finishes as a senior... In his most recent one, he took second at the Crimson Classic on Oct. 15, covering the 8K course in 25:01.59...Posted his second runner-up finish of the season on Sept. 15, taking second overall and running first for the home team at the 8K Tennessee Invitational in 25:24.52...Led UT to the finish line for the first time in his career, placing second overall at the Belmont-VU Opener on Sept. 2 in a 5K career-best time of 15:26.93. 2010: Earned All-South Region honors as the 23rd-place finisher and UT’s No. 2 man in a personal-record 10K time of 30:55.41 at the NCAA South Regional...Was UT’s third runner and placed 31st overall at the 8K SEC Championships in 25:24.24...Ran second on the team and placed fifth overall in 25:42.14 at the 8K Commodore Classic...Also was No. 2 runner for UT at 8K Brooks Paul Short Run, placing 61st in 25:00...Was squad’s third runner and 109th overall in the 8K White Race at the ISU Pre-National Invitational in 25:07.1...Named to the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2009: Appeared in all six meets as a sophomore...Was UT’s fifth scorer and placed 55th at the NCAA South Regional in a career-best 32:27.88... Contributed to the team’s scoring tally at the Crimson Classic, Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge and Greater Louisville Classic...Ran third for UT, placing 12th overall at the Colonial in 26:14.6...Had his best 8K mark of the campaign at Louisville, taking 52nd in 25:14.45 as UT’s fourth runner... Named to the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2008: Competed in all six races, scoring for the team three times...Finished seventh among Vols in 32:24.57 at the 10K NCAA South Regional...Placed 43rd overall and fifth among UT runners at the SEC Championship in 25:29.61...Came across the line 38th overall and second among Vols in a season-best 8K time of 24:52.84 at the Greater Louisville Classic...Placed 27th overall and fourth among Big Orange runners in 26:04.5 at the Colonial Inter-Regional Challenge...Opened the season with a 20th-place finish in 26:03.14 at the UT Invitational. HIGH SCHOOL: Named all-state by the Pennsylvania Track & Field Coaches Association after finishing second in the indoor 3,000m state championship race...Posted the third-fastest 3K time (8:47.52) in the state of Pennsylvania in 2008 ...Placed second in the state indoor 3K and second in the NSIC twomile in 2008. PERSONAL: Majoring in agriculture leadership...Born March 7, 1990… Parents are Michael and Lisa Bodary...Family includes younger brother Jeff and older sister Jen…Recipient of Aura D. Branson Athletic Scholarship Endowment and Melody Sasser Endowment.

2009: Redshirted in his first season at UT due to injury. HIGH SCHOOL: Named all-state in cross country as a senior and qualified for state as a junior...Earned All-South accolades at the Foot Locker Regionals as a senior...Claimed 1600m state title on the track his senior year and posted a runner-up finish in the 800m. PERSONAL: Majoring in wildlife and fisheries science...Born Aug. 4, 1990... Parents are Kristin and Jeff Pryor...Has a sister, Gracie…Recipient of Jones C. Beene/Plastic Industries Scholarship.

J.R. CREEKMORE 6-0 * 163 * FRESHMAN WILMINGTON, DEL. ARCHMERE ACADEMY

CAREER BESTS 5K: ................................................................ 15:39 (H.S.) 8K: ..................................................... 26:59.74 (2011) 10K: ...........................................................................N/A 2011: Finished 16th overall and seventh on the team at the 8K Tennessee Invitational, logging a then-career-best time of 26:59.92...Placed 44th overall and ran eighth on the team at the Belmont-VU Opener, logging a 5K time of 16:36.43...Competed in the SEC Championships, running to an 8K PR of 26:59.74 and a placing of 79th. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-state acclaim in cross country his final three seasons and was a two-time all-state honoree in track and a four-time awardwinner in swimming…Made all-county all four years in cross country and during his final two seasons on the oval…Helped Archmere win state cross country team titles in 2007 and 2008…His career cross country 5K best is 15:39…PRs on the oval include 9:35.59 for 3200m, 4:20.78 for 1600m and 1:59.08 for 800m…Member of National, Spanish and Science National Honor Societies. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Interested in materials science engineering as a course of study…Born Dec. 1, 1992, in Newark, Del….Parents are Richard and Lisa Creekmore…Has a younger brother, Ben.

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STEPHEN DERLATH 6-4 * 165 * SOPHOMORE CHARLOTTE, NC. ARDREY KELL H.S. CAREER BESTS

2009 and 2010 and claimed victory at the 2009 regional meet and 2010 Greater Flint Area Cross Country Championships. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Born May 21, 1992, in Flint, Mich…Parents are Robert and Mary Dickie...Siblings include Bob, Joanna, Sharon and Ben…Bob and Sharon each had very successful running careers at UT, and Jeremy became the fifth sibling to run in the state cross country meet…Recipient of the Dr. Roy L. Seals Athletic Scholarship Endowment and the Taylor Family Athletic Scholarship Endowment.

5K: ....................................................... 16:10.00 (2009) 8K: ...................................................... 26:20.52 (2011) 10K: ............................................................................N/A

BREON DIXON

5-7 * 140 * JUNIOR NASHVILLE, TENN. BRENTWOOD ACADEMY

CAREER HONORS: 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. 2011: Contributed to UT’s scoring total for the first time as a sophomore and for the second occasion in his career, as he ran fifth for UT at the Crimson Classic on Oct. 15...Posted an 8K time of 26:37.13 to wind up 60th overall of 158 runners...Ran sixth for the Big Orange in three other meets...Crossed the line 341st in 27:23 at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run...Placed 14th overall at the 8K Tennessee Invitational in 26:49.32...Opened his sophomore campaign by placing 30th overall in 16:20.54 at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener... Was UT’s seventh runner and placed 65th overall in an 8K career best of 26:20.52 at the SEC Championships. 2010: Finished 72nd in his first SEC meet, checking in at 27:03.40 for 8K... Ran fourth for UT and placed 17th overall in 16:11.63 in his collegiate debut at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener...Placed 29th and was the Vols’ seventh finisher in 26:33.63 at the 8K Commodore Classic...Was UT’s top finisher in the Open Race at the ISU Pre-National Invitational, covering the course in an 8K PR of 26:25.5…Named to 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL: A two-year team captain at Ardrey Kell High School, he was all-region in cross country in 2008 and 2009 and earned all-conference kudos from 2007-09...Owns 5K career best of 16:10.00 on the trails...2010 North Carolina all-state honoree in track & field, doing so in the 3200m indoors and out...Fifth in 3200m at 2010 NCHSAA 4A Championships outdoor meet in 9:42.56 and snared seventh indoors in 9:53.42...2010 region champ in 3200m...Other PRs include 9:39 for 3200m, 9:13.85 for 3000m. PERSONAL: Majoring in business...Born May 11, 1992, in Garden City, N.Y…. Parents are Bernie and Nancy Derlath...Siblings include sisters Christina and Brittany.

CAREER BESTS 5K: ...............................................................................N/A 8K: ............................................................................. N/A 10K: ............................................................................N/A 2011: No results. 2010: No results. 2009: Redshirted in his first season at UT. HIGH SCHOOL: Competed as a state finalist in the 800m for Brentwood Academy in both 2007 and 2008, finishing fourth overall at the 2008 meet…Eagles captured team state titles in three consecutive years with Dixon on the team…Ran to a 17th-place individual finish at the state championships in 2008…Earned all-midstate and team MVP honors for his efforts…Helped 2006 team to runner-up finish at state cross country championships. PERSONAL: Majoring in kinesiology...Born Jan. 11, 1991…Mother is Sheronda Corlew, and his beloved father figure is Douglas Williams…Family includes sisters Tiffany and Keyona.

JACK FELIX

JEREMY DICKIE

6-2 * 155 * FRESHMAN HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. HILTON HEAD ISLAND H.S.

6-0 * 160 * FRESHMAN SWARTZ CREEK, MICH. SWARTZ CREEK H.S.

CAREER BESTS CAREER BESTS 5K: ................................................................ 15:37 (H.S.) 8K: ............................................................................. N/A 10K: ............................................................................N/A

5K: .......................................................... 15:41.40 (H.S.) 8K: ..................................................... 25:53.63 (2011) 10K: ...........................................................................N/A 2011: No results. 2011: Has contributed to UT’s scoring total in all five meets...Was team’s fifth runner and 52nd overall in an 8K career-best 25:53.63 at the SEC Championships...Ran fourth for the Vols at Crimson Classic on Oct. 15, placing 47th in 26:23.94...Was fifth for UT and placed 315th overall in 27:09 at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run...Established a then-8K PR at the Tennessee Invitational, finishing 10th overall and fourth for the Vols in 26:23.83...Had an impressive college debut, running second for the Big Orange and placing 17th overall in 16:01.94 at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener. HIGH SCHOOL: State runner-up in cross country as a junior (15:50.2) and state runner-up in the 1600m (4:16.60) on the track as a senior…Placed third at the state meet in the 1600m and fourth in the 3200m as a junior… PRs include 9:18.72 for 3200m, 4:11.53 for 1600m and 15:41.40 for 5K in cross country....Won Flint Metro League cross country championship in 18

HIGH SCHOOL: All-state honoree in cross country and track in 2008, 2009 and 2010…Ran 15:37 at the 2010 Foot Locker South meet…State champ in the 3200m as a sophomore and with 4x800m relay unit from 2008 to 2010…Helped XC team win state titles in 2009 and 2010 and track team prevail in 2011…PRs include 4:22 in the 1600m and 9:22 in the 3200m… Honor graduate at HHIHS and member of National Art Honor Society. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Is interested in kinesiology as a major…Born July 21, 1993, in Beaufort, S.C….Worked at a bike shop back home and enjoys cycling and participating in triathlons… Parents are Nick and Lindy Felix…Has two sisters, Camille and Elizabeth, who are distance swimmers.

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SCOTT FOY

TOM GILMARTIN

5-11 * 135 * FRESHMAN ASHEVILLE, N.C. ASHEVILLE SCHOOL

5-9 * 130 * SENIOR KNOXVILLE, TENN. FARRAGUT H.S.

CAREER BESTS

CAREER BESTS

5K: ..............................................................................N/A 8K: .................................................... 27:48.76 (2011) 10K: ...........................................................................N/A

5K: ....................................................... 16:06.45 (2011) 8K: ...................................................... 25:21.32 (2011) 10K: ................................................... 32:27.94 (2010)

2011: Competing unattached, he was 19th at the 8K Tennessee Invitational in 27:48.76.

CAREER HONORS: 2010, 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll…2009 VegaWatts Volunteer Award.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-state cross country performer in 2007 and 2010…Made Foot Locker All-South Sophomore Cross Country Team in 2008…All-state in track & field in 2007 and 2008, winning the 1600 meters both seasons and the 800 in 2008…Career bests include 1:55.68 for 800m, 4:23.81 for 1600m, 9:54 for 3200m and 15:51.46 for 5000m.

2011: Posted his best team finish as a collegian, filling the No. 2 slot for the Vols and placing 249th overall in 26:31 at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run...Was UT’s third finisher and wound up 34th overall in 26:00.37 at the 8K Crimson Classic on Oct. 15...Also ran third for the Big Orange and placed ninth overall in 26:18.01 at the 8K Tennessee Invitational...Logged a 5K career best at the Belmont-VU Opener, beginning his senior season with a 16:06.45 readout that placed him 22nd overall and fourth among Vols...Knocked out an 8K career best of 25:21.32 in placing 34th and running fourth for the Big Orange at the SEC Championships.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Volunteered with Special Olympics in Charlotte, N.C….Born July 16, 1992, in Rochester, N.Y…. Parents are Dan and Judi Foy.

2010: Came in 47th and was team’s No. 7 runner in 26:09.32 at the 8K SEC Championships...Placed 66th and ran sixth for UT in a career-best 32:27.94 at the 10K NCAA South Regional...Began junior campaign by scoring in fourth position for UT and placing ninth overall in 25:49.97 at the 8K Commodore Classic...Ran sixth for team at 171st overall in 25:36 at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run...Fourth for UT and 176th overall (25:51.4) at ISU Pre-Nationals Invitational...Named to the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

JOE FRANKLIN 5-11 * 135 * SENIOR TALLAHASSEE, FLA. GODBY H.S.

CAREER BESTS 5K: ............................................................................... N/A 8K: ........................................................ 25:51.78 (2008) 10K:............................................................................. N/A

2009: Made appearances in four 8K races as a sophomore...Finished eighth on the team and 62nd overall at the SEC Championships in 27:31.04...Posted his career best of 25:28.82 en route to 64th place overall and seventh on the team at the Panorama Farms Invitational...Named to the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll...Received the Vega-Watts Volunteer Award at the team banquet. 2008: Did not compete while focusing on academics.

2011: No results. 2010: No results. 2009: Saw duty in five meets as a sophomore...Finished 72nd overall and ninth on the team at the SEC Championships in 28:01.33...Season-best 8K clocking came at the Greater Louisville Classic, where he was 144th, 10th on the team, in 26:09.10...Best placing on the squad came at the Crimson Classic, where he ran seventh for UT and wound up 34th overall in 26:31.20.

HIGH SCHOOL: Won 2007 TSSAA state crown as a member of Farragut’s 4x800 relay unit...Held school record in cross country 5K upon graduation... Won individual title and helped team to Knoxville Interscholastic League championship as a senior...Named a National Merit Finalist his senior year. PERSONAL: Majoring in biomedical engineering...Born April 7, 1989…Parents are David and Jeanne Gilmartin...Family includes brothers David and Christopher…Recipient of the Dr. Ed N. Duncan Scholarship Endowment.

2008: Ran only in the 8K SEC Championships for the Vols, placing 58th overall in a time of 25:51.78. HIGH SCHOOL: Four-time high school All-American...Won indoor and outdoor 800m national titles...Won state cross country championship in 2008... Captured four state track titles in the 800m and three in the 1600m...Holds the Florida state high school record of 4:08.84 in the mile. PERSONAL: Majoring in sociology...Born Sept. 12, 1988, to Joseph Franklin and Ardella Joe...Family includes sisters Christina, Contessa and Sharisse, and brothers Jason and Corrian...Father was an All-American at Auburn in 1979.

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NICK KAISER

ALEX McCANDLESS

6-1 * 180 * FRESHMAN LAMBERTVILLE, MICH. BEDFORD H.S.

5-9 * 139 * SOPHOMORE SEVIERVILLE, TENN. SEVIER COUNTY H.S.

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CAREER BESTS

5K: ........................................................15:30.20 (2010) 8K: ........................................................................... N/A 10K: ...........................................................................N/A

5K: ....................................................... 16:24.59 (2010) 8K: ...................................................... 26:40.70 (2011) 10K: ........................................................................... N/A

2011: No results. HIGH SCHOOL: Placed fourth at the 2010 Michigan State Cross Country Championship – Lower Peninsula in 15:31.80…His 5K PR (15:30.20) came a week earlier at the Region 4 Championships, where he was the runner-up… His victorious, career-best 1:50.00 readout in the 800m at the Midwest Meet of Champions ranked him No. 7 on the 2011 Track & Field News U.S. prep list…Runner-up in the 800m at the 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals (1:50.47) and 2010 Nike Indoor Nationals…2011 and 2009 Michigan state champ and 2010 runner-up in the 800m…Part of state champion 4x800m relay as a junior…Became the first three-time winner of Monroe County Region Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year distinction. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Born Nov. 30, 1992, in Toledo, Ohio…Parents are Ron and Diane Kaiser…Has an older brother, Bradley…Recipient of the William Pettway Jr. Athletic Scholarship Endowment.

SCOTT MARCH

5-9 * 138 * SENIOR DOUGLASSVILLE, PA. DANIEL BOONE H.S./ADAMS ST. (COLO.)

2011: Ran seventh for the team, placed 78th overall and posted a then8K career best of 27:13.51 at the Crimson Classic...Placed 17th overall and eighth among his teammates at the 8K Tennessee Invitational in a thenpersonal-best time of 27:18.02...Hit the finish chute in 35th place, seventh among UT runners, in a time of 16:28.49 at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener... Wound up 75th at the SEC Championships in an 8K career best of 26:40.70. 2010: Popped the top on his UT career at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener, running fifth for the Big Orange and placing 27th overall in a career-best 16:24.59...Logged an 8K time of 28:02.13 to place 70th at the Commodore Classic...Ran in 8K ISU Pre-National Open Race, finishing 103rd in a careerbest 27:29.8. HIGH SCHOOL: Owns a 16:45 5K personal best in the Senior Boys Division at the 2009 Foot Locker South Regional Cross Country Championships... Won the 2000m steeplechase at the 2010 Volunteer Track Classic and was runner-up in 2009...Had a PR steeple clocking of 6:17.69 in taking 13th at the 2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals...Broke every distance record at Sevier County High School, many of them formerly held by his father... National finalist for Wendy’s High School Heisman in 2009...Valedictorian of his class. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences and interested in psychology as a major...Born April 11, 1992, in Knoxville, Tenn., to Eddie and Libby McCandless...Has a younger sister, Caitlyn.

CAREER BESTS 5K: ....................................................... 17:00.54 (2011) 8K: .........................................................26:37.5 (2010) 10K: .......................................................................... N/A 2011: Participated in the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run, logging a time of 29:09...Notched a personal-best 17:00.54 effort at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener, crossing the line 59th overall and ninth among UT runners...Saw action in the SEC meet, running 95th in 28:36.95. 2010: In his first race as a Vol, Scott was Tennessee’s sixth finisher and placed 43rd overall in 17:01.91 at the 5000-meter Belmont-VU Opener in Nashville...Placed 67th in Open Race at 8K ISU Pre-National Invitational with a PR time of 26:37.5. 2009: Enrolled at UT but did not compete in cross country. ADAMS STATE: Sat out as a redshirt at Adams State (Colo.) before transferring to Tennessee. HIGH SCHOOL: All-conference performer in his junior and senior seasons at Daniel Boone H.S....School 800m record-holder at 1:54...Also ran 3:56 in the 1500m. PERSONAL: Majoring in political science...Born March 28, 1989, to Bill and Nancy March...Family includes twin sister Mandy and brother Chris...His high school coach was former Villanova coach Marty Stern. 20

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JAKE RAINEY

ZACK ROYSTER

5-11 * 140 * SOPHOMORE CLARKSVILLE, TENN. ROSSVIEW H.S.

6-1 * 155 * FRESHMAN KNOXVILLE, TENN. FARRAGUT H.S.

CAREER BESTS

CAREER BESTS

5K: ....................................................... 15:06.46 (2009) 8K: .......................................................25:12.25 (2011) 10K: .....................................................31:50.20 (2010)

5K: ..............................................................15:57 (2010) 8K: ..............................................................................N/A 10K: ............................................................................N/A

CAREER HONORS: 2011 SEC Preseason Watch List...2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll...2010 SEC All-Freshman Team. 2011: After missing the Tennessee Invitational due to injury, returned to action at the Brooks Paul Short Run and scored in the fourth slot for UT... His time of 26:38 placed him 267th in the 8K race...Ran third for his team and placed 20th overall in 16:03.65 at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener...Hit his stride at the SEC Championships, logging a career-best 8K time of 25:12.25 to place 30th overall and second among Vols. 2010: Garnered SEC All-Freshman status after placing 34th in 25:30.42 as his team’s No. 4 runner at the 8K SEC Championships...Ran fourth for his squad and placed 43rd overall in a 10K career-best of 31:50.20 at the NCAA South Regional...Led the Vols and placed sixth overall in 15:46.48 at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener...Was 13th overall and team’s No. 6 runner at the 8K Commodore Classic, finishing in 26:02.28...Notched an 8K PR of 25:29 at the Brooks Paul Short Run, finishing fifth for UT and 152nd overall...Ran fifth for team and 183rd overall in 25:56.8 at 8K ISU Pre-National Inv. White Race... Named to the 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

2011: No results. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-state, all-region, All-Knoxville Interscholastic League (KIL) and All-Prep Xtra First Team cross country honors as a senior in 2010…Finished 11th at the TSSAA state cross country meet…Made the All-KIL and Prep Xtra Teams in 2009 as well…Ran his cross country 5K PR of 15:57 to place third at the 2010 KIL Championships…Logged a 16:02 readout at the 2010 Foot Locker South Regional…Participated in Student Government and graduated with a 4.18 GPA from FHS. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Was born April 6, 1993, in Knoxville, Tenn….Parents are Tim and Susan Royster…Has a sister, Kristyn…Zack’s father is a UT graduate and his sister is a student here.

HIGH SCHOOL: All-state XC in 2007 and 2008, and was all-state in track, 2008-10...Was the 2010 state champ at 1600m and 3200m...Named Tennessean and Leaf Chronicle Runner of the Year in 2008 and 2009... Seventh at Nike Cross Nationals Southeast Regional, covering 5K in 15:38... Prep cross country PR is 15:06.46, which he ran at the 2009 Chile Pepper Festival...Ran track PRs of 4:15.29 in the mile (2010 Vol Track Classic), 8:35.93 for 3000m (2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals) and 8:57.19 for 3200m (2010 Arcadia Invitational).

GARREK THOMPSON 5-7 * 135 * JUNIOR MEMPHIS, TENN. WHITE STATION H.S./LSU CAREER BESTS

PERSONAL: Majoring in communications...Born April 28, 1992, in Fayetteville, N.C....Mother is Marie Rainey...Has an older brother, Zeek… Recipient of the Gerdau Ameristeel Men’s Athletic Endowed Scholarship.

5K: ...............................................................................N/A 8K: ............................................................................. N/A 10K: .......................................................................... N/A 2011: No results. 2010: Sat out the season after transferring from LSU…Made the SEC Academic Honor Roll. LSU: Competed in track & field in 2009 and 2010 for the Tigers...Eighth in 800m at 2010 SEC Indoors...Ran 400m leg on LSU’s runner-up SEC Indoor DMR unit in 2010 as well...Helped Tigers’ outdoor 4x800m relay win at Texas Relays in 2010...Outdoor bests include 1:50.75 for 800m and 49.41 for 400m...Has run 1:51.81 indoors for 800m. HIGH SCHOOL: Ran 400m and 800m at WSHS...Ran PR 49.78 to finish second in 400m at 2008 TSSAA 4 AAA Sectional...Fifth at 2008 AAU Region 3A Championships in an 800m PR of 1:59.15. PERSONAL: Majoring in communications studies...Born May 6, 1990, in Memphis, Tenn....Mother is Nina Thompson.

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DANIEL TOBIN

KYLE WALTER

5-9 * 150 * SOPHOMORE SPRINGFIELD, VA. WEST SPRINGFIELD H.S.

5-9 * 130 * FRESHMAN KNOXVILLE, TENN. BEARDEN H.S.

CAREER BESTS

CAREER BESTS

5K: ....................................................... 16:02.99 (2010) 8K: ...................................................... 25:33.77 (2010) 10K: ................................................... 32:23.96 (2010)

5K: ........................................................16:02.00 (2010) 8K: .......................................................27:57.74 (2011) 10K: ............................................................................N/A

CAREER HONORS: 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team. 2011: Produced a season-best 26:08.50 8K readout to run sixth for UT and 61st overall at the SEC Championships...Checked in sixth for UT and 64th overall in 26:41.25 at the 8K Crimson Classic...Finished seventh for his team and 353rd overall in 27:35 at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run...Bounced back from a tough opener to score fifth for UT and wind up 12th overall in 26:37.60 at the 8K Tennessee Invitational...Placed 75th overall and 10th on the squad in the first meet, running a time of 17:22.02 at the 5K BelmontVU Opener. 2010: Earned SEC All-Freshman Team recognition after running fifth for UT and 36th overall in a career-best 25:33.77 at the 8K SEC Championships... Was again the Vols’ fifth man at the NCAA South Regional, crossing the line in a career-best 32:23.96 to place 62nd overall...After redshirting in 2009, he began his collegiate career by running second for UT and placing 12th overall in a personal-record 16:02.99 at the 5K Belmont-VU Opener... Turned in a 33rd-place finish at the 8K Commodore Classic, logging a time of 26:39.50...Posted a then-PR at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run, checking with a 25:54 readout to place 205th overall and seventh on the team...Ran seventh for the Vols and 216th overall in 26:36.6 at the 8K ISU Pre-National Invitational White Race.

2011: Ran unattached at the 8K Tennessee Invitational, finishing 20th in 27:57.74. HIGH SCHOOL: Ran for Bearden High School and with the Knoxville Track Club…2010 AAU All-American in 1500m…Finished seventh in a personalbest 4:23.50 at the 2011 TSSAA State Championships in the 1500m…Fourth at the 2010 Knoxville Interscholastic League Cross Country Championships in a 5K career best of 16:02.00…Eighth at the region meet and 32nd at state championships as a senior…Other career bests include 1:58.8 for 800m and 4:08.74 for 1500m on the oval...Also wrestled for three seasons for the Bulldogs. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Born April 16, 1993, in Knoxville, Tenn.…Parents are Glenn and Donita Walter…Has two sisters, Jessica and Paige…His father attended law school at UT.

AUSTIN WHITELAW 5-9 * 140 * FRESHMAN MONROE, MICH. MONROE H.S.

2009: Redshirted in his first season at UT. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned all-district and all-region honors as a cross country runner during his senior season...Also named all-district and all-region, both indoors and outdoors, during the 2009 track & field season...Named to the National Honor Society. PERSONAL: Majoring in nuclear engineering...Born May 30, 1991…Parents are Albert and Deborah Tobin...Family includes sister Deanna and brother Steven, who competed in cross country and track at Tennessee from 200409.

CAREER BESTS 5K: ....................................................... 15:05.20 (2010) 8K: ........................................................ 25:10.11 (H.S.) 10K: ............................................................................N/A CAREER HONORS: 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team...2011 SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week (Sept. 20). 2011: Has scored in all five meets as a rookie...Made the SEC All-Freshman Team as the fourth finishing rookie at the league meet...His 25:16.11 clocking enabled him to finish 32nd overall and third among UT runners...Ran second for the team and was 33rd overall in 25:59.93 at the 8K Crimson Classic...Was UT’s third finisher and placed 251st overall in 26:32 at the 8K Brooks Paul Short Run...Carved out a third-place overall finish, placing second on the team, with his 25:32.32 effort at the 8K Tennessee Invitational... Contributed to UT’s scoring total in his first collegiate meet, placing 23rd overall and fifth on the team in 16:09.24 on the 5K trail at the Belmont-VU Opener. HIGH SCHOOL: Earned 2009 and 2010 all-state acclaim in cross country and from 2009-11 in track & field…As a senior, he finished second in the Michigan State Cross Country Championships – Lower Peninsula and won the Region 4 meet a week earlier with a PR 5K time of 15:05.20…Fourth in 3200m at state track championships as a senior...Ran his PR (9:17.10) in that event at the 2011 Midwest Meet of Championships…His 1600m best is 4:18.86…Has a 25:10.11 8K cross country race to his credit. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Born June 27, 1993, in Ann Arbor, Mich…Parents are Susan Costello and David Whitelaw…Has three younger siblings: Ethan and Bryan Costello and Wyatt Whitelaw… Attended same high school as former Vol and U.S. Olympian Todd Williams.

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ELIZABETH ALTIZER

5-10 * SENIOR BARTLETT, TENN. ST. BENEDICT AT AUBURNDALE H.S.

LIZZIE CORNELL 5-5 * FRESHMAN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. PRINCESS ANNE H.S.

CAREER BESTS

CAREER BESTS

4K: ...................................................... 15:41.76 (2008) 5K: ............................................................ 19:27 (2007) 6K: ...................................................... 22:58.02 (2008)

4K: ...................................................... 15:35.31 (2011) 5K: ...............................................................18:25 (H.S.) 6K: ............................................................................. N/A

CAREER HONORS: 2011, 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll…2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Was in UT’s scoring five in her college debut, placing 43rd overall and fourth on the squad in a career-best 15:35.31 at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener.

2011: Ran seventh for UT and wound up 371st overall in 24:58 at the 6K Brooks Paul Short Run...Placed 14th overall and sixth among Lady Vols in 20:21.90 at the 5K Tennessee Invitational...Finished 53rd overall and sixth among Lady Vols in 16:17.05 at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener...Was 96th at the SEC meet in 24:46.44.

HIGH SCHOOL: All state in cross country in 2010 and was all-district and all-region from 2008 to 2010…She was the first woman in PAHS’s 50-year history to earn all-state in cross country…Four-time all-district honoree on the oval indoors, adding all-region kudos in 2009 and 2010 and all-state acclaim in 2010…Outdoors, she was all-district from 2008 to 2010 and added all-region distinction in 2009 and 2010…Injured during 2011 track & field season…Career bests include 4:40 for 1500m, 5:04 for 1600m and 18:25 for 5K in cross country…Member of National Honor Society.

2010: UT’s fourth runner and 87th overall in 23:45.07 at the 6K SEC Championships...Scored in fifth position and placed 137th at the 6K NCAA South Regional in 23:15.61...Opened up by running fifth for UT and placing 59th overall in 20:10.14 at the 5K Commodore Classic...Scored in fourth position and was 22nd overall in 11:57 at the two-mile Front Runner Invitational…Made 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Born June 4, 1992, in Los Angeles, Calif….Parents are Pamela and Lewis Cornell…Has an older sister, Marjorie…Lists surfing as one of her hobbies.

2009: Competed in three meets as a sophomore...Scored for UT in the season-opening Belmont-VU Invitational, placing fifth on the squad and 49th overall in 16:16.25 over the 4K course...Also ran at Brooks Paul Short Run and Panorama Farms but did not aid team total...Made 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2008: Ran in all six meets as a rookie for the Lady Vols...Contributed to the team’s scoring total in her first event as a collegian, running fifth on the team and placing 34th overall in 15:41.76 at the 4K Belmont Opener... Posted her 6K career best at the SEC Championships, reporting in 56th overall and sixth on the squad in 22:58.02...Was one of seven Lady Vols to compete at the NCAA South Regional, placing 109th in 24:02.91...Named to 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL: Named both cross country and track’s Most Valuable Runner and Scholar-Athlete recipient in her final three seasons...Was track & field’s Rookie of the Year and Scholar-Athlete award recipient as a freshman...Was regional cross country champion in 2005 and finished second in 2006 and 2007, and finished fourth, fifth and third, respectively, at the state cross country meet in her final three seasons at St. Benedict...Won the Shelby County title in her first career cross country race...Nine-time region champion on the oval and scored 12 times at the state track & field meet, finishing fourth in the 800m, 1,600m and 3,200m and third in the 4x800m relay as a senior. PERSONAL: Majoring in biological sciences...Has one sister, Mary Katherine...Elizabeth Anna Altizer was born in Memphis, Tenn., on June 14, 1990...Her parents are retired Naval Captain Philip and Lisa Altizer… Recipient of Price/Wheeler Women’s Athletic Endowed Scholarship.

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RAMZEE FONDREN

ANDREA FERRI

5-7 * JUNIOR DETROIT, MICH. DETROIT RENAISSANCE H.S.

5-5 * JUNIOR FALLS CHURCH, VA. J.E.B. STUART H.S.

CAREER BESTS

CAREER BESTS

4K: ...................................................... 16:23.85 (2010) 5K: ...............................................................19:50 (H.S.) 6K: ...................................................... 23:33.84 (2010)

4K: ...................................................... 15:33:13 (2011) 5K: ...............................................................18:36 (H.S.) 6K: ............................................................ 23:14 (2009)

2011: No results. 2010: Checked in 93rd at the 6K SEC Championships in 24:12.06...Placed 147th at 6K NCAA South Regional in a PR of 23:33.84...In her first collegiate appearance, she was UT’s fifth runner, placing 80th overall in a career-best 16:23.85 at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener...Came in 65th in 20:24.06 at the 5K Commodore Classic...Had her top team showing, scoring in fourth position and placing 303rd overall in a 6K PR of 23:58 at the Brooks Paul Short Run... Was sixth for UT and 30th overall at two-mile Front Runner Invitational in 12:14. 2009: No results. 2008: Was not on the cross country team, but she walked on to the track & field team during the spring of 2009. HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner in track and earned two letters in cross country and three in basketball...Was a seven-time all-district outdoor track honoree, twice earning district MVP accolades...Was the district mile champ in 2008...Two-time all-district choice for indoor track in 2008 and garnered all-district cross country and district Most Valuable Runner kudos in 2007...Career bests on the oval include 5:30 for the mile and 2:24 for the 800m...Cross country personal records include 19:50 for 5,000 meters and 19:39 for three miles...Served as the yearbook editor and founded the recycling program at her school...She was an International Baccalaureate Diploma student, the recipient of the Scholar Athlete Award and a member of the honor roll. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Is pursuing a major in environmental studies...Enjoys being outdoors in nature and watching sports...Has one sister, Colette...Andrea Marie Ferri was born in Arlington, Va., on Dec. 5, 1989...Her parents are Roy and Annette Ferri.

2011: Posted best performance as a Lady Vol, running third for the Big Orange and placing sixth overall in 18:45.58 at the 5K Tennessee Invitational...Ran second for UT and placed 41st overall in a 4K career best of 15:33.13 at the Belmont-VU Opener...Sixth for the Lady Vols and 53rd overall in 18:59.38 at the 5K Crimson Classic...Finished 84th at the SEC Championships in 23:21.84. 2010: Placed 95th in 24:22.49 in the 6K SEC Championships and 152nd in 23:37.62 at NCAA South Regional...Opened the campaign scoring third for the Big Orange and winding up 48th overall in a personal record 15:41.45 at the Belmont-VU Opener...Was UT’s second scorer and placed 37th overall in 19:40.86 at the 5K Commodore Classic...Ran fifth for the Lady Vols and 336th overall in 24:41 at the 6K Brooks Paul Short Run...Scored third for the Big Orange and placed 19th overall in 11:46 at the two-mile Front Runner Invitational. 2009: Ran in four meets as a redshirt freshman...Knocked out a 6K personal best at the Brooks Paul Short Run, finishing fifth on the team and 269th overall in 23:14...Posted a 4K PR in the Belmont-VU Opener, taking 62nd overall and sixth on the squad in 16:45.71...Competed in SEC meet, winding up 83rd and running eighth for UT in 24:42.04. 2008: Redshirted during her rookie season at Tennessee. HIGH SCHOOL: Ran cross country and track at Detroit Renaissance High School all four years of her prep career...Won four straight city cross country titles...Three-time 800m Michigan Division 2 state champion and a 2007 winner at 1,600 meters after finishing second in 2006...Set state meet record in 800m as a sophomore and junior, improving the mark to 2:11.08... Won 1,600m her junior year in 4:58.23...Did not run either event as a senior while recovering from a leg injury...Three-time Nike Indoor All-American from 2004-05 to 2006-07, finishing third in the 800m in 2007 and taking sixth in 2005 and 10th in 2006...USATF Outdoor All-American in 2007... Career bests include 2:06.8 for 800m, 4:58.23 for 1,600m, 55.0 for 400m, 4:38 for 1,500m and 18:36 for 5K in cross country...Ran her top half-mile clocking in the prelims of the 2007 USA Junior Championships before logging a 2:08.64 readout to wind up seventh. PERSONAL: Ramzee is majoring in Spanish...She credits her father and Coach Weaver with exposing her to the sport...Has three siblings: August, Shareef (a.k.a. Zeus) and Malcolm...Ramzee Victoria Lyn Fondren was born in Detroit, Mich., on March 24, 1990...Her parents are Ben and Jaki Fondren…Recipient of Audrine Clinton Honey Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund.

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BRITTNEY JACKSON

CHARITY HONEYCUTT

5-7 * RS FRESHMAN MAPLEWOOD, N.J. COLUMBIA H.S.

6-0 * JUNIOR BURNSVILLE, N.C. MOUNTAIN HERITAGE H.S. CAREER BESTS

CAREER BESTS

4K: ...................................................... 20:02.91 (2008) 5K: ............................................................................. N/A 6K: ............................................................................. N/A

4K: ............................................................................. N/A 5K: ............................................................................. N/A 6K: ............................................................................. N/A

CAREER HONORS: 2011, 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll…2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

2011: No results. 2010: Redshirted in her first season at UT.

2011: No results. 2010: Ran at the Belmont-VU Opener but did not finish...Placed 40th at two-mile Front Runner Invitational in 13:30...She was named to the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2009: Redshirted during her second season at UT...She was named to the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2008: Competed in one meet for the Lady Vols during her rookie campaign...Placed ninth on the team and 93rd overall at the Belmont Opener in Nashville...Logged a 4K career-best time of 20:02.91...Named to the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll for her efforts in the classroom. HIGH SCHOOL: Ran track four seasons and participated in cross country and basketball three years at Mountain Heritage High School...Was a fourtime all-conference honoree in track and claimed four regional titles in the 800 meters...Named MVP of the track team all four seasons and in cross country all three years she ran...Holds five school records and was a fouryear state qualifier...Was 2008 runner-up in the 800m at the North Carolina 2A state meet and placed third in 2005 and 2007. PERSONAL: Majoring in retail and consumer science...Her maternal grandmother graduated from UT...Charity Dawnanne Honeycutt was born in Spruce Pine, N.C., on Feb. 18, 1990...Her parents are Danny and Rebecca Honeycutt.

HIGH SCHOOL: No. 8 on Track & Field News’ 2010 top preps 800m list at 2:08.17...PR time was good for second at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions... Won the 800m (2:11.70) and was runner-up in the 400m hurdles (1:01.67) and high jump (5-4) at the 2010 NJSIAA Group Championships…Second in the 800 and third in the high jump at 2010 Nike Track Nationals...Fifth in the 800 (2:09.06) at the 2010 New Balance Nationals...Was a Nike Indoor AllAmerican in the 4x400m and sprint medley relays, and pentathlon...Other career bests include 5-6 in the high jump, 1:01.00 in the 400m hurdles and 3,224 in the pentathlon. PERSONAL: Majoring in communications...Has a brother, Thomas Roland Jackson Jr....Brittney April Jackson was born in Bayonne, N.J., on April 22, 1992...Parents are Levenda Barrow and Thomas Jackson.

AMIRAH JOHNSON

5-9 * FRESHMAN GREENBELT, MD. ELEANOR ROOSEVELT H.S. CAREER BESTS 4K: ...................................................... 16:02.81 (2011) 5K: .........................................................18:27.30 (H.S.) 6K: ...................................................... 22:32.57 (2011) 2011: Has been in the scoring five for UT in all five meets...Scored in fifth position for her team and placed 62nd overall at the SEC Championships in an 6K career best of 22:32.57...Crossed the line fifth for the Lady Vols and 44th overall in 18:49.60 at the 5K Crimson Classic...Ran fifth for the Big Orange and placed 346th overall in a then-career best 6K time of 24:24 at the Brooks Paul Short Run...Placed 11th overall and fourth on the team in 19:29.26 at the 5K Tennessee Invitational...Scored in fifth position and placed 50th overall in a career-best 16:02.81 at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener. HIGH SCHOOL: Seven-time state champ on the oval, winning 1600m indoors in 2008, 2009 and 2011 and outdoors in 2009…Swept the 800m crowns indoors and out in 2009 and added a 4x800m victory in 2008… Named to the Prince George’s County-Gazette All-Decade Team…Ran a 2:08.6 4x800m split at Penn Relays as a freshman and was on No. 3 all-time sprint medley relay at 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals…Career bests include 2:11.30 for 800m, 5:00.48 for 1600m and 18:27.30 for 5K in cross country… All-county all four years…Was 2010 Prince George’s County and 4A South Regional champion in cross country. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Born Feb. 15, 1993, in Houston Texas...Parents are Gregory Johnson Sr. and Donna Johnson… Has four siblings: Marcus, Mikaela, Gregory Jr. and Adrienne…Her father was her prep coach.

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KELSEY KANE

TY-VONNA JOHNSON

5-5 * JUNIOR KNOXVILLE, TENN. WEST H.S.

5-3 * RS FRESHMAN NEWARK, N.J. COLUMBIA H.S.

CAREER BESTS

CAREER BESTS

4K: ............................................................................. N/A 5K: ............................................................................. N/A 6K: ............................................................................. N/A

4K: ...................................................... 15:34.57 (2011) 5K: ...................................................... 18:48.85 (2011) 6K: ...................................................... 22:53.00 (2011)

2011: No results. 2010: Redshirted in her first season at UT. HIGH SCHOOL: Placed second in the 400m in a career-best 55.42 at the 2010 Nike Track Nationals...Logged her 800m PR of 2:09.54 at the NJSIAA Meet of Championships to place fifth...At the 2010 New Balance National Championships, she joined UT teammate Brittney Jackson on her school’s runner-up 4x400m relay unit, which set a state record (3:40.97) and the No. 4 mark in the country for the season...Also has a career best of 25.57 for 200m. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Siblings include Aaliyah Graham, Alicia Graham, Asad Braswell, and A’mya Braswell... Ty-Vonna Monae Johnson was born in Newark, N.J., on Jan. 5, 1992...Her parents are Tyrone and Iva Johnson.

2011: A factor in UT’s top five in four of five meets thus far...Was out of that group at the SEC Championships, but she recorded an 6K PR of 22:53.00, ran sixth for the Lady Vols and placed 70th overall...Posted a career-best 5K readout of 18:48.85 to run fourth for Tennessee and 43rd overall at the Crimson Classic...Filled the No. 4 slot and wound up 246th overall in a then-6K career-best 23:23 at the Brooks Paul Short Run...Ran fifth for J.J. Clark and placed 12th overall in 19:30.44 on the 5K trail at the Tennessee Invitational...Made her first scoring appearance for the Lady Vols in the Belmont-VU Opener, finishing 42nd overall and third for UT with a careerbest time of 15:34.57. 2010: Competed in her first SEC Championship meet, placing 96th in 24:28.20...Made season debut at two-mile Front Runner Invitational, finishing 36th in 12:29...That marked her first cross country race since September 2009. 2009: Made one appearance as a redshirt freshman...Placed seventh for Tennessee and was 66th overall at the Belmont-VU Opener in 16:52.92. 2008: Redshirted during her first season at Tennessee. HIGH SCHOOL: Ran track four years and cross country for three at Knoxville’s West High School…Helped the Rebels claim state track & field team titles in 2006 and 2008...Earned all-state accolades all four seasons on the oval and her final three years in cross country...Posted Class AAA state cross country finishes of eighth as a senior, 10th as a junior and fifth as a sophomore...Charted a 5K PR of 18:57 in finishing 72nd at the 2007 Foot Locker South Regional Cross Country Championships in Charlotte, N.C....Was all-state in track in the 800m, mile, 3,200m and 4x800m relay in each of her final three seasons...Named Knoxville Interscholastic League Outstanding Distance Runner in April 2008 after claiming victory in both the 1,600m and 3,200m...Prep PRs include 18:57 for 5K and 19:25.52 for three miles in cross country, and 5:10.15 for 1,600m, 5:15.63 for the mile, 11:20.36 for 3,200m and 2:21.37 for 800m on the oval. PERSONAL: Majoring in journalism and electronic media...Mother is a Lady Vol Hall of Famer and a TV personality, and was a 1984 U.S. Olympian middle distance runner and the coach of UT’s 1990 SEC Cross Country Championship team during Kelsey’s first year of life...Stepfather is a UT professor and a former UT men’s volunteer assistant who coached 2004 U.S. Olympic gold medalist Tim Mack among a host of others...Has one sibling: Gracie Bemiller...Kelsey Catherine Kane was born in Knoxville, Tenn., on Aug. 17, 1990...Her parents are Missy (Alston) Kane Bemiller and Jim Bemiller.

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CHELSEA KNOTTS 5-5 * JUNIOR RIPLEY, W.VA. RIPLEY H.S.

CAREER BESTS 4K: ...................................................... 16:57.00 (2011) 5K: ...................................................... 20:26.24 (2011) 6K: ............................................................................. N/A CAREER HONORS: 2011, 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll…2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. 2011: Reported in 15th overall and seventh on the team at the Tennessee Invitational, running a 5K PR of 20:26.24...Logged a career-best 16:57.00 at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener to finish 63rd overall and ninth on the team. 2010: Placed 101st in 18:11.41 at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener in her only appearance of the campaign...Made 2011 the SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2009: Saw duty in one meet as a redshirt freshman...Ran eighth for Tennessee and crossed the finish line 71st overall in 17:18.01 at the Belmont-VU Opener...Made the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2008: Redshirted during her first year at UT...Named to the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL: Ran cross country and track all four seasons at Ripley High School...Captained the squads in two of those years...Was a cheerleader for two seasons...Finished 20th at the West Virginia State AAA Cross Country Championships as a freshman, covering the 5,000-meter distance in a personal record of 20:15...Qualified for the state track & field championships in the 800m in her first three seasons...Placed fourth as a freshman in 2:21.24... Came in ninth in that event in 2006 and eighth in 2007...Also finished third at the state meet as a freshman in the 400 meters in 59.79...Posted a finish of fifth in the 800 meters at the 2004 USATF/AAU National Championships and placed seventh in 2003 and 2005...Prep career best times include 2:16 for 800 meters, 59.1 for 400 meters and 5:30 for 1,600 meters. PERSONAL: Majoring in biological sciences...Came to UT in the inaugural 15-member class of Haslam Scholars, a premier honors program aimed at attracting the nation’s top students to campus...She joined teammate Elizabeth Tiller in that esteemed group...Has a younger brother, Bradley... Chelsea Marie Knotts was born in Morgantown, W.Va., on Jan. 6, 1990...Her parents are Stephen and Melinda Knotts.

PATAVIA LOWERY

5-5 * SOPHOMORE KNOXVILLE, TENN. WEST H.S./SOUTH CAROLINA STATE

HIGH SCHOOL: TSSAA AAA state champion in the 800m…All-state in track and cross country as a senior…Placed 11th at state cross country meet…2010 Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Female High School Athlete of the Year…Ran 800m career best of 2:15.43 at 2010 New Balance Outdoor Nationals…KIL champion at 800m and fourth in 1600m. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Born Sept. 12, 1991, in Knoxville...Parents are Darryl Lowery and Pamela Mayfield… Siblings include Charles and Kristin Mayfield.

KACEY NOBERT 5-6 * FRESHMAN MEMPHIS, TENN. ST. AGNES ACADEMY

CAREER BESTS 4K: ............................................................................. N/A 5K: ............................................................ 17:41 (2007) 6K: ...................................................... 22:17.45 (2011) 2011: Made her college debut at the Brooks Paul Short Run, logging a then6K career-best of 22:56 as UT’s third finisher and the 189th runner overall... In only her second collegiate meet, she ran fourth for UT and placed 53rd overall at the SEC Championships in a 6K PR of 22:17.45...Came to UT as a student in fall 2011 and decided to join the cross country team after she already was enrolled. HIGH SCHOOL: Won individual TSSAA Division II state cross country titles in 2007 and 2008 and was the runner-up in 2009...Won TSSAA 3200m crowns on the oval in 2008 and 2011 and a 1600m championship in 2008... Owns a best 5K cross country time of 17:41 from the 2007 Foot Locker South Regional, where she placed 12th...Helped St. Agnes Academy win 2007 state cross country team title and was part of state champion 4x800m relay unit in 2011...Track personal bests include 11:05 for 3200m and 5:04 for 1600m...Summa Cum Laude graduate...Member of National English Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Social Science Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Key Club, Ecology Club, Pep Club and SEARCH...Active with Habitat for Humanity. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Interested in pursuing a pre-dental course of study...Kacey Amelia Nobert was born March 11, 1993, in Memphis, Tenn....Has one sibling, McKenzie...Her parents are Doug and Angela Nobert.

CAREER BESTS 4K: ..................................................... 16:48.05 (2011) 5K: ..................................................... 19:05.60 (2010) 6K: ..................................................... 24:32.26 (2010) 2011: Crossed the line 16th overall and eighth for UT in 20:33.94 at the 5K Tennessee Invitational...Made her Lady Vol premiere at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener, running a career-best 16:48.05 to place 61st overall and eighth for Tennessee...Finished the 6K SEC Championships 97th in 24:53.39.

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JULIA PETREE 5-6 * FRESHMAN MARYVILLE, TENN. MARYVILLE H.S.

CAREER BESTS 4K: ..............................................................................N/A 5K: ......................................................... 21:37.70 (H.S.) 6K: ..............................................................................N/A 2011: No results. HIGH SCHOOL: All-state performer on the oval all four years at MHS… Won AAA state title in the 400m in 2009…She was second in the 400m and 100m in 2010, and third in the 100m in 2011…Finished third in the 400m at AAU Indoor Nationals in 2011…Owns Maryville High School records in the 100m and 400m as well as with the 4x200m and 4x400m relays…PRs include 12.06 in the 100m, 24.95 in the 200m and 55.63 in the 400m…Ran 2:24 in the 800m and 21:37.70 for 5K in cross country. PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences…Born March 12, 1993, in Maryville...Parents are Stanley Petree and Caroline Petree…Has a younger brother, Andrew…Joins former MHS alums Ally Colvin, Jordan Chaney and Ellen Wortham in the track program at UT.

2011: Ran third for Tennessee and placed 43rd overall in 22:02.84 at the 6K SEC Championships...Logged a 5K personal best of 18:12.83 to run second for UT and 19th overall at the Crimson Classic...Made an impressive season debut at the 5K Tennessee Invitational, cranking out a then-career-best readout of 18:31.13 to place third overall and second on the team. 2010: Ran second for UT and 72nd overall in 23:07.35 at the 6K SEC Championships...Also was team’s No. 2 finisher and placed 91st overall at the 6K NCAA South Regional in 22:24.36...Season debut came at the Front Runner Invitational, where she paced the Lady Vols with a 10th-place outcome in 11:37 on the two-mile layout…Made the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll, was chosen 2011 SEC Track & Field Co-Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was named 2011 Capital One Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country First-Team Academic All-America as well as 2011 Capital One Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country First-Team Academic All-District IV. 2009: After a long summer of running the 800m on the oval, she was inserted into the Lady Vol lineup for the final three races...Was a differencemaker, scoring in fourth position on all three occasions...Finished 18th at the SEC Championships in 22:14.42...Took 32nd at the NCAA South Regional in a 6K career best of 21:32.27...Wound up 17th in her first season appearance, checking in with a then-PR readout of 21:37.12 at the Panorama Farms Invitational...Made the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll and was named 2010 ESPN The Magazine Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-District IV Second Team. 2008: Ran in the first three meets of the season as a rookie...Led the squad in the 2008 lid-lifter, the Belmont Opener in Nashville...Checked in at 14:52.67 to place eighth in a field of 103 on the 4K course...Also had careerbest times in the Tennessee Invitational and the Brooks Paul Short Run, running sixth for the Big Orange in those meets...Posted a 5K PR of 19:04 at the home event to finish seventh overall...Ran 22:04 to place 94th out of 301 competitors at the Paul Short meet...Named to the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL: Mentioned with the likes of Joetta Clark, Kim Gallagher and Mary Decker as one of the finest middle distance runners ever to come out of the U.S. prep ranks...Named 2008 Gatorade National Female Athlete of the Year and was recognized for that honor at the ESPYs...Also named the Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year as well as state winner for Pennsylvania...Ran a 2:01.61 personal record in the 800 meters in June 2008 at the Prefontaine Classic in Oregon...That mark was the second-fastest time in scholastic history, placed her sixth against a world-class field and earned her an invitation to the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials...Finished seventh at the 2007 U.S. Outdoor Championships in 2:02.38...Three-time Pennsylvania Class 3A state champ in the 800 meters, setting a state meet record of 2:02.90 that also shattered the National Federation of High Schools mark as well...Two-time Nike Outdoor Nationals 800m champ, winning in 2007 with a time of 2:02.76...Went on to finish seventh at 2007 IAAF World Juniors... Three-time state medalist and all-state honoree in cross country...Two-time district champ on the trails.

CHANELLE PRICE 5-6 * SENIOR EASTON, PA. EASTON AREA H.S.

PERSONAL: Majoring in journalism and electronic media...Lists publishing a women’s sports magazine among her objectives...Has one brother, Domenique, who played football at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania...Chanelle Pinease Price was born in Livingston, N.J., on Aug. 22, 1990...Her parents are Harry and Yolanda Price…Recipient of Wayne Basler Women’s Track & Field Athletic Scholarship Endowment.

CAREER BESTS 4K: ...................................................... 14:52.67 (2008) 5K: ...................................................... 18:12.83 (2011) 6K: ...................................................... 21:32.27 (2009) CAREER HONORS: 2011 Capital One Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country First-Team Academic All-America…2011 Capital One Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country First-Team Academic All-District IV…2011 SEC Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year…2010 ESPN The Magazine Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Second-Team Academic All-District IV…2010, 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll…2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. 28

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KIANNA RUFF

5-3 * RS FRESHMAN ST. LOUIS, MO. MCCLUER SOUTH-BERKELEY H.S. CAREER BESTS 4K: ............................................................................. N/A 5K: .........................................................22:00.78 (H.S.) 6K: ............................................................................. N/A CAREER HONORS: 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. 2011: No results. 2010: Redshirted in her first season at UT…Named to 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL: Won the 800m at the 2010 AAU Junior Olympics in a career-best 2:09.46...Also victorious at the AAU Area 10 National Qualifier and AAU Ozark District Qualifier leading up to the national meet...Won 800m and 400m titles at the 2010 Missouri Class 3 State Championships and had a 400 crown in 2009 as well...Was state runner-up in the 800m in 2008 and 2009, and in the 400m in 2008...Helped MS-BHS win four state team titles during her career...Other track career bests include 54.2 in the 400m and 24.4 in the 200m...Ran a 5K cross country race as a junior, finishing in 22:00.78. PERSONAL: Majoring in business...Has twin siblings, Eric and Erica...Kianna Marnice Ruff was born July 18, 1992, in St. Louis, Mo....Her parents are Kimberly Ruff and Dwayne Baldwin.

BRITTANY SHEFFEY 5-5 * SENIOR BELLPORT, N.Y. BELLPORT H.S.

CAREER BESTS 4K: ...................................................... 14:11.83 (2011) 5K: ...................................................... 17:11.71 (2011) 6K: ............................................................ 20:39 (2009)

2009: One of UT’s top runners as a junior, Brittany scored in all six team races...Earned All-South Region and All-SEC status for the second straight year...Placed 12th and ran second for UT at the 6K SEC meet in 21:49.62... Was third on the team and 20th overall at the 6K NCAA South Regional in 20:50.53...Was team’s second finisher and placed fifth overall at the 5K Crimson Classic in 17:44.10...Had 4K (15:02.12, 19th) and 6K (20:39, 14th) PRs at the Belmont-VU Opener and Brooks Paul Short Run. 2008: Once again contributed toward the point total in all six of UT’s races as a sophomore...Earned NCAA All-South Region and All-SEC honors for the first time in her career...Ran her 6K lifetime best at the conference meet, finishing 12th overall and second on the team in 21:02.25...Was the team’s third scorer and placed 23rd at the regional meet in 21:42.91...Also contributed third-place team scoring roles at the Brooks Paul Short Run and Penn State National Invitational...She placed 33rd in 21:17 and 37th in 21:27, respectively, at those events...Ran fourth on the squad and 15th overall in 15:15.18 at the 4K Belmont Opener...Was sixth overall and fifth on the team at the 5K Tennessee Invitational in 18:56. 2007: Scored in all six meets as a rookie and received the team’s Freshman of the Year award...Filled the No. 4 spot for UT at both the SEC Championships and the NCAA South Regional...Wound up 28th at the SEC meet in a careerbest 6K time of 21:46.03...Placed 33rd at the South Regional in 22:01.87... Ran third for Team Orange at the 5K Bulldog Stampede and 6K Brooks Paul Short Run, placing 15th (18:36.65) and 66th (22:03), respectively, with a PR at the Paul Short meet...Began her collegiate career by scoring in fourth position and placing 16th overall in 15:07.33 at the Belmont Opener...Also ran fourth and took 28th overall at the 6K Penn State National Invitational in 21:46.03. HIGH SCHOOL: Competed in cross country and track & field on the varsity level since seventh grade, helping her school win conference championships from 2002 to 2006, county track & field championships indoors and outdoors in 2004 and 2005 and a cross country county title in 2004...In cross country, Brittany was a three-time all-state selection and was named Suffolk County Outstanding Athlete in 2004 and 2005...On the oval, she was an All-American indoors in 2006 and earned all-state acclaim as the state champion in both the 1000m (2006) and 1,500m (2005) runs...Was chosen Suffolk County Outstanding Athlete in each of those two seasons... Outdoors, Brittany was all-state in 2004 after winning a state title in the 800m and in 2005 after claiming the state crown in the 1,500m...She was chosen Suffolk County Outstanding Athlete on each of those occasions...Took second in 2007 at the state indoor meet, running 2:55.07 in the 1,000m...Ranked fourth on Track & Field News’ indoor prep list in the 800m at 2:10.77...Placed fifth in the 1,500m at 2007 state outdoor meet in 4:40.05...Was ninth in the 800m at the 2007 Nike Outdoor Nationals in 2:09.15. PERSONAL: Completed her undergraduate degree in social work and is pursuing a master’s in agricultural leadership...Her uncle is Justin Gatlin, a former NCAA champion at Tennessee and U.S. Olympian...Has five siblings: Paxton, William, Angel, Patricia and Yahannah...Brittany Sheffey was born in Hempstead, N.Y., on Dec. 18, 1988...Her parents are William and Patricia Sheffey…Recipient of Smolik Family Track & Field Scholarship Endowment.

CAREER HONORS: 2011 Capital One Fall Impact Performer...2011 SEC Co-Women’s Runner of the Week...2011 SEC Preseason Watch List...2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll…2009, 2008 All-South Region…2011, 2009, 2008 All-SEC Second Team…2007 UT Freshman of the Year Award. 2011: Has two victories as a senior, has paced UT in all five races and now has 23-consecutive starts as a member of the Big Orange’s scoring five... Charted the third 12th-place SEC Championships finish of her career and third All-SEC Second Team nod, clocking in at 21:00.63 over 6K on her home course...Won 5K Crimson Classic in a career-best 17:11.71, dipping 24 seconds below a PR that had stood since high school...Collected her first career cross country victory at the 5K Tennessee Invitational, running the course in 17:43.46 for the fifth-fastest mark ever recorded by a Lady Vol there and her then-best 5K mark as a collegian...Placed fourth overall and first for UT at the Belmont-VU Opener, with a 4K career-best time of 14:11.83...Finished 41st at the 6K Brooks Paul Short Run in 21:19. 2010: Redshirted due to injury…Named to the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll. FOLLOW ON TWITTER @VOL_TRACK AND @LADYVOL_TRACK /// TENNESSEE CROSS COUNTRY

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NIJGIA SNAPP

5-5 * JUNIOR MAYS LANDING, N.J. OAKCREST H.S./SETON HALL CAREER BESTS 4K: ............................................................................. N/A 5K: ...................................................... 19:44.52 (2011) 6K: ............................................................ 24:30 (2011) 2011: Completed her first cross country race as a Lady Vol, running sixth for UT and 354th overall in 24:30 at the 6K Brooks Paul Short Run...Finished seventh for Tennessee and 95th overall in 19:44.52 at the 5K Crimson Classic. 2010: No results. SETON HALL: Ran track for the Pirates in 2010...Indoor/outdoor 400m runner-up at BIG EAST meets that season...Ran on conference champion 4x400m relays, indoors and out…Swept 4x400m relay BIG EAST titles before the program was eliminated after 2010 season...Ran a 53.97 400m to take second at BIG EAST Outdoors...She was second indoors (55.06)...Also finished eighth indoors in the 800m...Was an NCAA outdoor 4x4 qualifier... Ran an indoor PR 2:08.80 in the 800m at the ECAC Championships. HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time high school All-American...Prep PRs included 53.64 for 400m, 2:10.57 for 800m and 4:57 for 1500m. PERSONAL: Majoring in business...Born July 22, 1991...Her parents are Joseph Snapp Jr. and Tracey Miles...Siblings include Jordien Moore, Maureace Snapp and Joseph Snapp III.

and 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Member of the 2011 SEC Track & Field Community Service Team and chosen as the VOLSCARS/UT Athletics Helen B. Watson Female Scholar-Athlete. 2009: Participated in all six team races for Tennessee as a sophomore... Had personal bests in four of those and counted toward scoring in first two meets...Fourth for UT and 42nd overall in Belmont-VU Opener in personal record of 15:59.86...Scored fifth and placed 46th at the Crimson Classic in a 5K best of 19:43.20...Top 6K effort was a 23:13.99 readout at the NCAA South Regional, where she crossed the line seventh for the Big Orange and 104th overall...Placed 78th at SEC Championships in 24:20.56..Named to 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll. 2008: Competed in five meets during her first season as a Lady Volunteer... Made the travel squad for the SEC meet, running eighth on the team and 93rd overall in 25:20.72...Was 21st overall at the 5K Tennessee Invitational in 21:32...Named to the 2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year member of the cross country and track & field teams at American Christian Academy...Earned all-state acclaim in cross country in her final three seasons there...Finished fifth at the 1A-2A state meet in 2007...On the oval, she was a six-time 2A all-state honoree, earning recognition her final three years with the 4x800-meter relay team, her sophomore and junior years in the 3,200m and as a sophomore in the 1,600m... The 4x8 won state titles in 2007 and 2008 and was runner-up in 2006, as was she in 2006 and 2007 in the 3,200m...Finished third in the 1,600m in 2006...Earned all-section status in the 1,600m, 3,200m and 4x800m relay her final three seasons and in cross country in 2005 and 2007…Had a 20:09 5K cross country prep PR...Named Miss ACA, the highest award given by the school, was a member of National Honor Society and graduated with honors. PERSONAL: Majoring in public administration and Spanish...Came to UT in the inaugural 15-member class of Haslam Scholars, a premier honors program aimed at attracting the nation’s top students...Also the recipient of the 2008 Peyton Manning Scholarship...Has one brother, Eric...Elizabeth Joyce Tiller was born in Northport, Ala., on April 7, 1990...Her parents are Charles and Debbie Tiller.

ELIZABETH TILLER

5-7 * SENIOR TUSCALOOSA, ALA. AMERICAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY CAREER BESTS 4K: ...................................................... 15:37.09 (2010) 5K: ...................................................... 19:42.54 (2010) 6K: ...................................................... 22:59.39 (2010) CAREER HONORS: 2011 Capital One Academic All-District IV Track & Field/ Cross Country First Team…2011 SEC Track & Field Community Service Team…2011 VOLSCARS/UT Athletics Helen B. Watson Female ScholarAthlete…2011, 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll…2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. 2011: Checked in 18th overall and ninth on the team at the 5K Tennessee Invitational, covering the course in 20:47.51...Placed 58th overall and seventh for UT with a time of 16:38.45 at the Belmont-VU Opener...Was 101st at SEC meet in 25:22.77. 2010: Scored in third position and placed 124th overall in a PR time of 22:59.39 at the 6K NCAA South Regional...Ran fifth for the team at the SEC Championships, crossing the line 89th in 23:49.14...Began her junior year by running a career-best second on the team and placing 44th overall in a personal-record 15:37.09 at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener...Was squad’s third finisher, placing 38th overall in a career-best 19:42.54 at the 5K Commodore Classic...Was UT’s third finisher, taking 286th place in 23.46 at the 6K Brooks Paul Short Run...Filled team’s No. 5 spot, charting a 26th-place result of 12:12 at the two-mile Front Runner Invitational….Named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-District IV Track & Field/Cross Country First Team 30

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AMBER ZIMMERMAN 5-5 * SOPHOMORE KNOXVILLE, TENN. WEBB SCHOOL

CAREER BESTS 4K: .......................................................15:25.47 (2010) 5K: ........................................................... 18:12.00 (HS) 6K: .......................................................21:33.01 (2010) CAREER HONORS: 2011 SEC Preseason Watch List...2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. 2011: Just missed her 6K PR at the SEC Championships, running second for UT and 26th overall in 21:34.13...Completed her initial race of 2011, running second for Tennessee and 172nd overall in 22:47 at the 6K Brooks Paul Short Run...Was third scoring runner and 27th overall at the 5K Crimson Classic, finishing in 18:22.68. 2010: Led UT and was 42nd overall in a 6K career best of 22:15.91 at the SEC Championships...Placed 46th in a career-best 21:33.01 and led UT for the fifth time in six races at the NCAA South Regional...Debuted as UT’s top finisher and grabbed 35th place at the 4K Belmont-VU Opener, covering the course in 15:25.47...Led team for second straight week, placing 17th overall in a time of 18:57.44 at the 5K Commodore Classic...Was No. 1 runner for Big Orange again at the 6K Brooks Paul Short Run, registering a career-best time of 22:36 and placing 152nd out of 367 runners...Just missed leading the squad at the Front Runner Invitational, matching Chanelle Price’s time of 11:37 on the two-mile course but crossing the line just behind her teammate to place 11th…Named to the 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL: Won TSSAA State Cross Country Division II A Championships in 2006 and 2009, and was the runner-up in 2007 and 2008...Careerbest time on the course for 5K is 18:12.00 (25th, 2008 Foot Locker South Regional)...Was 30th at that meet in 2008...On the track, she won state titles in 2007 in the 1600m, 3200m and 4x800m relay...Was third in the 1600m and fifth in the 800m at the 2010 TSSAA Division II Championships... Named All-KIL (800m/1600m) and chosen to the Knoxville News-Sentinel’s PrepXtra Second Team as a senior...Other best prep times include 10:20 (3000m), 11:18.43 (3200m) and 4:48 for 1500m. PERSONAL: Majoring in exercise science...Siblings include Mike, David and Ariel Zimmerman, Sean Zimmerman-Wall and Sharon Gandy...Born Sept. 15, 1992, in Plano, Texas...Parents are Lesli Rowan and John Zimmerman.

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