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Welcome to Golden Eagle Golf 2012 - 13 Schedules 2013 Men’s Golf Spring Schedule Feb. 23 at Augusta State Invitational Forest Hills Golf Club

Augusta, Ga.

March 4-5 at Samford Intercollegiate Birmingham, Ala. Hoover Country Club March 11-12 at Grover Page Classic Jackson, Tenn. Jackson Country Club March 18-19 Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Sevierville, Tenn. Sevierville Golf Club April 1-2 at ASU Red Wolf Intercollegiate Jonesboro, Ark. Ridgepoint Country Club April 15-16 at TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate Old Hickory, Tenn. Hermitage Golf Course April 25-27 at OVC Championships Dickson, Tenn. Greystone Golf Club

2012 Men’s Golf Fall Results Sept.21-23 Oct. 1-2 Oct. 8-9 Oct. 14-16 Oct. 22-23

at Mason Rudolph Championship at Rees Jones Invitational at Skyhawk Classic at WKU/Kenny Perry Invitational at APSU/F&M Bank Invitational

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2013 Women’s Golf Spring Schedule

March 3-5 at Kiawah Island Intercollegiate Charleston, S.C. Oak Point and Cougar Point March 11-12 at Lady Eagle Invitational Hattiesburg, Miss. Hattiesburg Country Club March 18-19 Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Sevierville, Tenn. Sevierville Golf Club April 1-2 at Pinehurst Challenge Pinehurst, N.C. Pinehurst #6 April 8-9 at Samford Intercollegiate Birmingham, Ala. Hoover Country Club April 22-24 at OVC Championships Dickson, Tenn. Greystone Golf Club

2012 Women’s Golf Fall Results Sept. 2-4 Sept. 17 Oct. 15-16 Oct. 22-23 OCT 29-30

at Chris Banister Golf Classic at Great Smokies Invitational at APSU F&M Intercollegiate at MTSU Blue Raider Invitational at UAB Fall Beach Blast

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Inside The Guide

President’s Award Originated in 1994, the President’s Award is the highest honor a Tennessee Tech student-athlete can receive within his/her sport. One member of each of Tech’s intercollegiate teams is selected as the representative of that team - someone who best combines academic achievement with athletic accomplishment. Check other media guides for a list of President’s Award winners in those sports. The golf winners have been:

YEAR......MEN’S TEAM........WOMEN’S TEAM 1994..........Greg Wyatt...............Lisa Phipps 1995..........Chad Foster.............Lisa Phipps 1996..........Wade Morrell..........Amy Waters 1997..........Wade Morrell..........Ashley Beal 1998..........Shane Sewell...........Cindy Copeland 1999..........Shane Sewell...........Kylie Crouch 2000..........Shane Sewell...........Cindy Copeland 2001..........Kyle Young...............Kylie Crouch 2002..........Kyle Young...............Sarah Thomas 2003..........Ryan Greer...............Sarah Thomas 2004..........Ryan Greer...............Sarah Thomas 2005..........Jonathan Cox..........Beth Underhill 2006..........Scott Stallings.........Beth Underhill 2007..........Scott Stallings.........Kayla Garrison 2008..........Barrett Steakley......Ashley Spangler 2009..........Greyson Painter.....Megan Bradford 2010..........Josh Simer................Diana Carson 2011..........Tyler Cassetty..........Carley Rhyne 2012..........Greg Kitts.................Brandy VanEtten

2012-13 Schedules....................................1 President’s Award Winners.....................1 About the Golden Eagles/Men Golden Eagle Coaching Staff............2-3 2012-13 Team Photo / Roster................4 Golden Eagle Profiles........................ 5-11 All-Time Participants.......................12-13 Annual Award Winners......................... 13 Tournament Championships.......14-15 Tournament Medalists.......................... 15 All-Tournament Honors..................16-17 About the Golden Eagles/Women 2012-13 Team Photo/ Roster.............. 18 Golden Eagle Profiles......................19-23 Tournament Championships............. 24

Greg Kitts

Brandy VanEtten

All-Time Participants.......................28-29 All-Tournament Honors..................28-29 Annual Award Winners......................... 29 Tournament Medalists.......................... 30 About the University Athletics Administration...................... 36 Athletics Staff/Support...................37-43 Academic Support...........................38-39 Strength & Conditioning...............42-45 Sports Medicine................................40-41 TTU Sports Hall of Fame....................... 32 Athletic Honors and Awards............... 33 Media Relations/Following Tech....... 47

Quick Facts Location: Cookeville, Tenn. Founded: 1915 Enrollment: 11,768 Nickname: Golden Eagles Colors: Purple and Gold Conference: Ohio Valley President: Dr. Philip Oldham Faculty Representative: Dr. Jeff Roberts Director of Athletics: Mark Wilson Athletic Trainer: Joe Erdeljac Assistant A.D for Sports Information: Rob Schabert Affiliation: NCAA Division I Men’s Head Coach: Polk Brown (Tennessee Tech, 2006) Women’s Head Coach: Polk Brown (Tennessee Tech, 2006) Assistant Coach: Carla Hazelwood (Tennessee Tech, 2009)

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Golden Eagle Coaching Staff

Head Coach Polk Brown

First season

Top 5 finisher in 2006 OVC Tournament Four-time all-tournament selection

Former Golden Eagle player Polk Brown was named July 21, 2011, as the head women’s and men’s golf coach at Tennessee Tech University. Brown takes over the reins from women’s coach Brandy Stout and men’s coach Craig King. Both Stout and King were serving in part-time roles, while Brown will be a full-time coach for the two teams. “This is an exciting development for our women’s and men’s golf teams, and one that we feel will really benefit our studentathletes,” said TTU Director of Athletics Mark Wilson. “Polk Brown is an outstanding young man with tremendous enthusiasm, a passion for the game of golf, and a strong desire to help our student-athletes achieve success. “This change is not a reflection on our previous coaches in any way,” Wilson added. “The past few years we went with coaches who had other full-time positions and coached our teams part-time. This new direction is simply an opportunity for us to go with a full-time coach. We wanted to go with someone who could spend more ‘face’ time with our players, more time on the golf course in practices, and could also develop a recruiting plan for the future to make sure that we recruit the most outstanding student-athletes for the golf teams.”

Tennessee Tech,” Brown said. “It’s a dream come true. The coaches before me, especially Bobby, left a huge legacy for me to try to fulfill, especially in the high principles he held. I remember going to school in August, 2001 and now it’s exactly 10 years later I’m coming back as head coach. It’s such an honor.” Brown said helping the current and future Golden Eagle players achieve success in life will be his highest priority. “I just want to represent Tennessee Tech in the best way possible. I am thrilled to be coming back, and I want to work with these young men and women and help them achieve all they can,” Brown said. “I want them to graduate from Tennessee Tech, and I want to help prepare them to be successful for the rest of their lives. I want them to strive for OVC championships, and

Brown received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Tech in 2006, and will complete his coursework in August to add his master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. He spent his first year after graduation as an Apprentice at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, then returned to school in 2009 to begin working toward his master’s. He has also worked the past two years at Oak Ridge Country Club teaching and hosting junior clinics. “I am absolutely honored to have the opportunity to represent 2

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Golden Eagle Coaching Staff to become the very best person they can. And, when they look back they can say it was the best time they’ve ever had. I look forward to the challenge and I just can’t wait to get started.” Brown was a four-year letterman under coach Bobby Nichols, playing for the Golden Eagles from 2001 to 2006, with a redshirt season in 2002-03. As a player, he earned all-tournament honors four times during his career, including the Mercer Invitational as a freshman and both the EKU Spring Invitational and Austin Peay Invitational as a senior. A team captain in his final year, he finished fifth at the 2006 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament to claim his fourth all-tournament honor. In 2001-02 he won the Most Improved Player Award and the Impact Award, and in 2005-06 he received the team’s Most Dedicated Player Award.

Assistant Coach Carla Hazelwood First season

A 2009 graduate of Tennessee Tech and former Golden Eagle golfer, Carla Hazelwood has returned to her alma mater to take the position of assistant coach for the men’s and women’s golf teams. Most recently, Hazelwood served as the graduate assistant coach at fellow OVC school, Austin Peay. She joins the Tech staff to support head coach Polk Brown Hazelwood began her career at Tech in 2005 and was named Most Dedicated Player by legendary TTU coach Bobby Nichols. A team captain in 2009, she finished her playing career with two all-tournament honors (2006 North/South/Jacksonville Beach Golf Course and 2007 TSU Triangular/Greystone Golf Course) Brown, in his second season at the helm, believes the experience Hazelwood gained at Austin Peay will be a valuable asset to his teams. “I look forward to seeing what the future holds for our program with her being aboard,” he added. Hazelwood will assist both the men’s and women’s teams with their spring seasons. TENNESSEE TECH GOLF GUIDE / 2012-13

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2012-13 Golden Eagle Team Photo / Roster

The 2012-13 Golden Eagles

Front row, from left: Lee Whitehead, Bryce Kendrick, Adam Cunningham. Back row, from left, Mitch Thomas, Greg Kitts, Maxx Verble, head coach Polk Brown, Lee Maxwell, and Mason Griffin. Not pictured: Tanner Garland.

2012-13 GOLDEN EAGLE ROSTER Player Adam Cunningham Tanner Garland Mason Griffin Bryce Kendrick Greg Kitts Lee Maxwell Mitch Thomas Maxx Verble Lee Whitehead

Yr. Ht. Fr. 5-8 Jr. 5-10 So. 6-2 Fr. 6-0 Sr. 5-11 Sr. 6-0 Fr. 5-9 So. 5-10 So. 5-10

Hometown Cookeville, Tenn. Cleveland, Tenn. Kingston, Tenn. Powell, Tenn. Caryville, Tenn. Cookeville, Tenn. Knoxville, Tenn. Gallatin, Tenn. Knoxville, Tenn.

Head Coach: Polk Brown

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Major Business Civil Engineering Engineering Mechanical Engineering Exercise Science Business Medical Technology EXPW Journalism

Assistant Coach: Carla Hazelwood

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Meet the Golden Eagles

LEE MAXWELL

the season came at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship on April 25-27, where he shot one-under par (73-70=143) and finished in a tie for 9th place.

Cookeville HS

2009-10: Lee made appearances in three tournaments for Tech...posted a 77.7 stroke average through nine rounds of play...his low round of 70 came in the first round at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (4/5).

Cookeville, Tenn.

2008-09: Did not compete in any tournaments.

senior

TEE TALK: Lee has a wellrounded game and excellent touch...he can play well enough to win with consistent play...can adapt his game and play well on a variety of courses...has the potential and ability to emerge as a real team leader...joined the squad as the lone newcomer when he arrived in 2008-09...a local standout who is a very talented golfer with a solid understanding of the game.

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2012-13: Lee participated in each of Tech’s five fall competitions, playing 15 rounds in all...led the Golden Eagles at the Skyhawk Classic at Paris Landing State Park, shooting a 71-7074=215, earning him a tenth-place finish among 70 players. 2011-12: Lee played in all five fall tournaments, totaling 14 rounds of golf...carded a season-low round of 72 at the Wasioto Winds Fall Kick-Off in September...bested that in the spring with a 69 at the Grub Mart Intercollegiate, tying for 11th in the tournament...greatly improved his game in the spring, earning four-consecutive top-20 finishes in March/April...finished with a stroke average of 76.9. 2010-11: Lee played in nine tournaments and posted a stroke average of 76.7...scored his lowest round of the season with a 69 on October 4 during the first round of the Murray State Invitational where he finished tied for 13th...his best finish of

HIGH SCHOOL: A standout player at Cookeville High School standout... a four-year letterman, playing at the No. 1 spot for coach Bob Cumby as a senior...also lettered one season on the basketball team...in his final season, he helped CHS capture the district and regional championships and finish as runnerup in the TSSAA Class AAA state tournament...individually, he shot 71 both days and placed fourth in the state tournament, earning all-state honors...named the team MVP... also in 2007, he was named to the Myrtle Beach Palmetto High School Championship all-tournament team, and he was the Pinehurst Winternational Series runner-up...finished third in the Tennessean Schooldays Tournament with a 67, and he was the White Plains Open runner-up...as a junior, he was medalist of the Schooldays Tournament, shooting a 65 to win the event. PERSONAL: Lee comes from a family that has numerous ties to Tennessee Tech athletics...the son of Gary and Lucretia Maxwell, and follows in the footsteps of his father who was a standout golfer for the Golden Eagles in the mid 1980s....his mother played basketball and volleyball at Tech, and his aunt, Elizabeth Maxwell, is also a former TTU basketball player... majoring in business. LEE’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2009-10 9 699 70 77.7 2010-11 24 1840 69 76.7 2011-12 32 2437 69 76.2 2012-13 15 1165 70 77.7 TOTALS 80 6141 69

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GREG KITTS

the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate and went on to finish tied for 15th out of 92 golfers in the event...earned a tenth-place finish at the Grover Page Classic in March, shooting a 76-7373=222...finished with a stroke average of 74.8, tied for best on the team.

Senior

2010-11: Greg made his playing debut in the fall and competed in nine tournaments, posting a 76.0 average...had a low round of 69 during the first round at the APSU F&M Bank Intercollegiate Tournament... Played 24 rounds in nine events.

Anderson County HS Caryville, Tenn.

2009-10: Greg was a member of the team but sat out the year as a redshirt to continue to develop his all-around game. TEE TALK: Greg has solid swing fundamentals and is a consistent ball striker...has improved his scoring with tournament experience...straight hitter off the tee and in the fairway...gaining confidence in his game with each event...brings youthful enthusiasm...he was a two-sport athlete who showed leadership throughout high school...has strong leadership qualities and potential to impact the Golden Eagle golf program in upcoming seasons and help lead Tech to high finishes.

AT TECH: 2012-13: Playing 15 rounds over five tournaments, Greg shot second-best on the team, averaging 76.3...finished T-12th at the Skyhawk Classic, shooting a 68-73-75=216...his first-round 68 was the lowest round of any TTU golfer this year and was one stroke shy of his career low...finished first or second on the team in all but one tournament...placed 13th at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate with a 74-73-72=219 and 16th at the Mason Rudolph Classic with a 73-73-70=216. 2011-12: Greg played in all five of Tech’s fall tournaments, totaling 14 rounds of golf...notched two top 10 finishes, first placing in a tie for ninth out of 80 golfers with a 74-72-72=218 at the Skyhawk Classic, then finishing two-under-par and placing sixth with a 69-71=140 at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate...shot a career-low round of 67 in the second round of

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HIGH SCHOOL: Greg was a two-sport standout during his high school career at Anderson County High School...he was selected team captain in two different sports at Anderson County High School. He led the golf team for coach Johnny Cox, and the 5-11 guard was also captain of the basketball team for coach Derrick Wallace...placed third in the district and second in the region during his junior year, before claiming third place at the TSSAA state championships while helping his team win the regional crown and take seventh place at the state level... as a senior, he placed first in the region and finished 12th in the state tournament individually, helping Anderson County to repeat at Region champions and finish second in the TSSAA state meet. PERSONAL: Greg is the son of Greg Sr. and Kim Kitts...born April 5, 1991 in Caryville...full name is Gregory Caleb Kitts... majoring in exercise science. GREG’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2009-10 -- --- -- 2010-11 24 1824 69 76.0 2011-12 32 2394 67 74.8 2012-13 15 1145 68 76.3 TOTALS 71 5363 67

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MASON GRIFFIN Junior Oak Ridge HS Kingston, Tenn.

TEE TALK: Mason owns a consistent swing and a good short game...has plenty of tournament experience and a calm demeanor on the course which will help him to produce low scores...as his game matures with more and more college-level competition, he will be a consistent performer for the Golden Eagles throughout his career.

2010-11: Mason played in nine tournaments and posted a 74.7 stroke average...scored his low round of 70 in the first round of the APSU F&M Bank Intercollegiate Tournament on October 18, where he finished two-under par, recording a 70-73-71=214...his top finish was a tie for 4th place at the Big Blue Classic on April 3-5, where he shot a 73-74=147...played 24 total rounds HIGH SCHOOL: Mason comes to Tech from Oak Ridge High School where he was a fixture on the golf team for coach Jody Wadell...as a junior, he finished second in the district and region tournaments for Oak Ridge, and went on to capture second place in the TSSAA state tournament...named the 2009 Player of the Year...has been selected to play in the Wiley Cup the past two years for the Roane/Anderson County team in competition against Knox County. PERSONAL: The son of Chris and Suzanne Griffin...birthdate is May 20, 1992...full name is Mason Maxwell Griffin...majoring in engineering.

AT TECH: 2012-13: Mason sat out and earned a redshirt. 2011-12: Mason competed in all five tournaments during the fall season, totaling 14 rounds of golf...finished tied for 10th out of 92 golfers with a 68-72-72=212 at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate in October...shot a career-low round of 68 in the first round at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate...finished with a fall-season average of 74.1, lowering his 2010-11 average by a half-stroke.

MASON’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2010-11 24 1792 70 74.7 2011-12 32 2480 68 75.8 2012-13 - - - TOTALS 56 4272 68

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MAXX VERBLE sophomore hendersonville christian gallatin, Tenn.

TEE TALK: Maxx gained valuable experience in his first season with the Golden Eagles...very coachable...striving to make a continuing impact on the team.

MAXX AT TECH: 2012-13: Maxx participated in just one tournament in the fall, scoring a 77-78-74=229 at the Skyhawk Classic at Paris Landing State Park (10/7-9). In 2011-12: Maxx played in two tournaments during the fall season, totaling six rounds of golf...shot a low round of 75 in the second round at the Murray State Invitational in October... finished with a stroke average of 77.8. HIGH SCHOOL: Maxx played golf and was a forward on the basketball team at Hendersonville Christian Academy in Hendersonville, Tenn. He was named the MVP of the golf team three consecutive years from 2008-10 and posted a nine-hole stroke average of 36 over his career with the Crusaders. PERSONAL: The son of Marc and Lynn Verble...born Jan. 30, 1992...full name is Kenneth “Maxx” Verble...majoring in exercise science, physical education and wellness with an emphasis in coaching.

MAXX’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2011-12 6 467 75 77.8 2012-13 3 229 74 76.3 TOTALS 9 696 74

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Meet the Golden Eagles

TANNER GARLAND JUNIOR WALTERS STATE CC CLEVELAND, Tenn.

A late addition to the Golden Eagle roster for 2012-13, Tanner spent the past two years playing at Walters State Community College...became eligible to play for Tech late in the fall semester. 2012-13: Tanner participated in one tournament in the fall for the Golden Eagles...carded a 234 at the F&M Bank APSU Invitational (10/22-23). BEFORE TECH: Tanner played two seasons on the golf team at Walters State Community College for coach Bill Gardner...was voted Junior College Academic All-America both years. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner for coach Nick Cantrell at Cleveland High School...earned all-tournament honors in his senior season at both the district and regional events. PERSONAL: The son of Tony and Dana Garland...full name is Tanner Paul Garland...born May 20, 1991 in Cleveland, Tenn... majoring in civil engineering.

TANNER’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 3 234 75 78.0 TOTALS 3 234 75

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Meet the Golden Eagles

LEE WHITEHEAD

Personal: Son of Karen Easter and Mark Whitehead … full name is Lee Matthew Whitehead … birthdate is March 3, 1993 … majoring in Journalism.

Sophomore Roane County HS Kingston, Tenn.

2012-13 (Sophomore): Lee played 15 rounds in his debut season as a Golden Eagle...shot low round of the fall at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate, carding a third-round 70 and finishing 17th out of 81 golfers...led Tech at Rees Jones Invitational, finishing in 44th with a 238 Before Tech: Lee played for King College and placed second in the Conference Carolinas North Greenville Fall Classic.

LEE’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 15 1162 70 77.5 TOTALS 15 1162 70 77.5

High School: Attended Christian Academy of Knoxville High School. Was awarded CAK’s Most Valuable Player in 2009. Lee placed second in the 2010 A-AA Division 1 state tournament and was also named to the All-State team the same year. Lee helped claim back to back region and state chamipionships in 2009 and 2010 along with the district title in 2010. Recently he won the 2012 Knoxville City Amatuer.

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ADAM CUNNINGHAM freshman Cookeville HS Cookeville, Tenn.

2012-13 (Freshman): Adam competed in five fall tournaments, playing 12 rounds in his debut season as a Golden Eagle. Shot a low-round of 71 at the Mason Rudolph Championship (9/22). He averaged a round of 79.5 on the season. High School: A four-year letterman at Cookeville High School, played No. 1 for the last two years, Adam helped CHS compete as a team in the TSSAA State Championship his freshman and sophomore years. He was the winner of the 2011 Schooldays tournament shooting 66 to qualify for match play and then winning four consecutive matches. Adam was selected to the 2010 Tennessee all-state team, finishing in a tie for second in the TSSAA-AAA state tournament. He was selected the Nashville Tennessean’s mid-state player of the year in 2010 and was second team in 2011, and was the district player of the year in 2010 and district co-player of the year in 2011, as selected by the coaches. Adam won the Regional championship in 2010. He finished 2nd in the PGA Junior Qualifier for Tennessee in 2011 and 2012 (69, 64). Personal: The son of Glenn and Lorna Cunningham... full name is Adam Taylor Cunningham... born on September 9, 1993 in Cookeville, TN... Majoring in Business.

ADAM’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 12 954 71 79.5 TOTALS 12 954 71 79.5

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All-Time Golden Eagle Participants The Tech Sports Information Office has compiled the following list from past rosters and would appreciate any assistance in maintaining the list. If we’ve missed someone or have any years incorrect, please notify our office. Thank you! A Jim Alexander, 1968-71 Bob Ammons, 1963, 1965 Eric Anderson, 2002-05 Jeff Andrews, 1975-78 Kevin Applegate, 1991-94 Scott Armstrong, 1980

Jason Cox, 2000-03 Jonathan Cox, 2001-05 Adam Cunningham, 2012-13 D Randy Darcy, 1970-73 Steve Davis, 1994 Tom Dawson, 1973-76 Bryan Delaney, 1993-96 Craig Dever, 1995 Bill DeWees, 1966-69 Jared Dunn, 2006-10 E David Edwards, 1991, 1993 Bill Elliot, 1965

Jeff Andrews (1975-78)

B Howard Bagget, 1959, 1961 Bobby Barbee, 1970-72 Lakelen Barham, 1980 Terry Barret, 1966-69 David Belcher, 1992-94 Patrick Bell, 1998 Dee Bennett, 1967-68 Robert Bennett, 1982 Derek Bledsoe, 2002 Kevin Bost, 1992-95 Adam Boyd, 1995-99 Nick Bradley, 1995-96 Bill Branch, 1954-57 John Brient, 1978-79 George Brown, 1982 Polk Brown, 2002-03, 2005-06 John Bryan, 1952 David Burnette, 1981-82 Bill Burton, 1953-55 C Jeff Caplenor, 1965 Walter Carlen, 1959 John Carmichael, 1967 Scott Carmichael, 1989-91 Tyler Cassetty, 2007-12 Les Cater, 1950 Chris Cauthen, 1994 Clark Childress, 1973-74 Calvin Clark, 2006-07 Bob Clevenger, 1955-56 Tim Coffey, 1985-86, 89 Joshua Cooke, 2006 Jim Cornelius, 1985-89

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F Bobby Farley, 1961-63 Bill Farris, 1959 Bainy Ferguson, 1957 John Ferguson, 1958-60 Morris Ferguson, 1953 Aaron Ferry, 1998-99 Chad Foster, 1994-96 John Fox, 2006-07 G Dirk Gardner, 1973-75 Tanner Garland, 2013 Blake Garrison, 2006-10 Peyton Gibbs, 2006-07 Gary Gibson, 1961-64 Steve Gibson, 1963-66 Warren Gilley, 1959 Bill Gish, 1966 Terry Goad, 1987-89 Britt Gober, 1976-77 Brad Golden, 1998 Brent Goodrum, 2006 Mike Green, 1978

Bobby Greenwood, 1958 Ryan Greer, 2001-04 Chris Griffin, 1981-82 Mason Griffin, 2010-13 Alex Guery, 1995 H Mike Hamioll, 1973-74 Brandon Harper, 1993 Jake Heatherly, 2006-10 Jack Henry, 1978-79 Ron Henry, 1967-70 Randy Herring, 1982-83 Jason Hibdon, 1995-98 Bill Hickey, 1982-85 Matthew Hickey, 2006 Ron Hickman, 1954-57 Ronnie Hickman, 1989-90 Scott Hines, 1976-79 John Hoffmeister, 1950-51 Cary Hogan, 1995-97 Mark Howard 2000 Mack Huddleston, 1963-66 Warren Huddleston, 1974-75 Bobby Hudson, 1986-89 Terry Humphreys, 1965 Braxton Hunter 2003-06

Clark Childress (1973-74)

I John Inman, 1988-91

Joe Kinisley, 1972-74 Greg Kitts, 2010-13 Patrick Klesel, 1999-02 Terry Kogley, 1973-74 Paul Korth, 1982-85 Wes Korth, 2007-10 Mike Kyker, 1966-67 L Ray Laycox, 1963 Mike Lenox, 1970-71 Billy Lewis, 1952-54 Al Lohr, 1963 Mason Long, 1965 David Lunsford, 1962 M John MacDearman, 1992-95 Matt Manzaro, 1993-94 Scott Manzaro, 1993-96 Preston Marshall, 2006-10 Gary Mason, 1973-76 Scott Masters, 1994-95 Tom Maupin, 1975-76 Gary Maxwell, 1984 Lee Maxwell, 2007-13 Scott McGaha, 1997-00 Chase McMillan 2002-04 Scott McMillan, 1981-82 Jack Merrell, 1960-61 Wes Miller, 1995, 1997 Andy Mills, 1986 Roger Mitchell, 1969-70 Scott Moran, 1997-00 Mike Morgan, 1987 Wade Morrell, 1994-97 Jimmy Muhlig, 1950-52 David Mullinax, 1969-71 Erich Mumford, 1985-86 Jack Munroe, 1958-60 Bill Muse, 1960-63 Chris Myers, 2004, 2006-07

J Matt Jeffers 2003-05

Polk Brown (2002-06)

K Mike Kelly, 1972-75 Phil Kelley, 1966, 68-69 Bryce Kendrick, 2013 Alan Key, 1977-79 Tom Kilpatrick, 1964 Bob King, 1950 Craig King, 1979-81

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David Mullinax (1969-71)


All-Time Golden Eagle Participants ANNUAL TEAM AWARDS

Sam Young (1970-73)

N Bobby Nichols, 1961-64 Marc Norman, 1981-84 O Robert Odum, 1959-62 Chad Owenby, 1994-95 P Don Pack, 1953 Tom Pack, 1986-89 Greyson Painter, 2006-07 Fred Parsons, 1979-81 Mike Patton, 1966 Aaron Peters, 2000-02 Doug Peterson, 1995-97 Sam Poteet, 1971 Kevin Powers, 1977 R Gary Rager, 1975-76 Grant Ramsey, 1998-00 Travis Ramsey, 2007-12 John Marshall Reeves, 1981 Frank Richmond, 1950 John Roberts, 1976 Bill Rogers, 1981-82, 1984

Barrett Steakley (2005-07)

S Sam Schrock, 2010-12 Steve Schultz, 1995 Ted Schwanger, 1955-56 Brad Sewell, 1998-02 Shane Sewell, 1997-00 Echols Shelden, 1951-53 Josh Simer, 2007-10 Jeff Sluman, 1977 Hubert Smith, 1951-53 Ivan Smith, 1977 Gary Spears, 1962 Scott Stallings, 2004-07 Barrett Steakley, 2005-07 T Mitch Thomas, 2012-13 Dewey Thrasher, 1971-72 Steve Tomsic, 1988-91 U Jay Underwood, 1989-91, 1993-94

Marc Norman (1981-84)

V Todd Vaughn, 1998-99 Maxx Verble, 2011-13 W Henry Waggoner, 1964 Bill Waller, 1957 Bob Waller, 1958 Casey Warren, 1998 Mike Wells, 1983-86 Lee Whitehead, 2012-13 Scott Wilkerson, 1987 Jack Wilks, 1956 B-Bob Williams, 1998-00 Al Womack, 1967-68 Greg Wyatt, 1992-94 Y Jerry Young, 1965 Kyle Young, 1998-00, 02 Sam Young, 1970-73

Most Valuable Player: 1994 - Greg Wyatt 1995 - Scott Manzaro 1996 - Doug Peterson 1997 - Wade Morrell 1998 - Scott Moran 1999 - Scott Moran 2000 - Scott Moran 2001 - Kyle Young 2002 - Kyle Young 2003 - Eric Anderson 2004 - Eric Anderson 2005 - Braxton Hunter 2006 - Scott Stallings 2007 - Scott Stallings 2008 - John Fox 2009 - Greyson Painter 2010 - Josh Simer 2011 - Tyler Cassetty 2012 - Greg Kitts Most Improved Player: 1994 - Wade Morrell 1995 - Scott Manzaro 1996 - Jason Hibdon 1997 - Wes Miller 1998 - Scott Moran 1999 - Shane Sewell 2000 - Brad Sewell 2001 - Jason Cox 2002 - Polk Brown 2003 - Braxton Hunter 2004 - Ryan Greer 2005 - Matt Jeffers 2006 - Jared Dunn 2007 - Barrett Steakley 2008 - Jake Heatherly 2009 Wes Korth 2010 - Jake Heatherly 2011 - Greg Kitts 2012 - Mason Griffin Most Dedicated Player: 1994 - Greg Wyatt 1995 - Wade Morrell 1996 - Adam Boyd Wade Morrell 1997 - Adam Boyd 1998 - Aaron Ferry 1999 - Grant Ramsey 2000 - Shane Sewell 2001 - Grant Ramsey 2002 - Polk Brown Eric Anderson Ryan Greer 2003 - Ryan Greer 2004 - Ryan Greer 2005 - Jonathan Cox 2006 - Polk Brown 2007 - Scott Stallings 2008 - Greyson Painter 2009 - Josh Simer

2010 - Wes Korth 2011 - Tyler Cassett Sam Schrock 2012 - Greg Kitts Impact Award: 1994 - Wade Morrell 1995 - Adam Boyd 1996 - Jason Hibdon 1997 - Wes Miller 1998 - Brad Golden 1999 - Kyle Young 2000 - Jason Cox 2001 - Ryan Greer 2002 - Ryan Greer Eric Anderson Polk Brown 2003 - Braxton Hunter 2004 - Scott Stallings 2005 - None 2006 - Calvin Clark 2007 - Wes Korth 2008 - Tyler Cassetty 2009 - Jared Dunn 2010 - Jared Dunn 2011 - Mason Griffin 2012 - Lee Maxwell Low Average: 1994 - Greg Wyatt (76.1) 1995 - Scott Manzaro (75.4) 1996 - Doug Peterson (75.8) 1997 - Wes Miller (75.0) 1998 - Shane Sewell (75.0) 1999 - Scott Moran (74.2) 2000 - Kyle Young (75.4) 2001 - Kyle Young (76.3) 2002 - Kyle Young (75.1) Eric Anderson (75.1) 2003 - Eric Anderson (73.0) 2004 - Scott Stallings (75.0) 2005 - Scott Stallings (72.6) 2006 - Scott Stallings (70.6) 2007 - Scott Stallings (71.3) 2008 - John Fox (73.7) 2009 - Greyson Painter (74.2) 2010 - Josh Simer (73.2) 2011 - Tyler Cassetty (73.8) 2012 - Greg Kitts (74.8) Tyler Cassety (74.8) Best Putter: 1995 - Greg Wyatt 1995 - Adam Boyd 1996 - Doug Peterson 1997 - Wade Morrell 1998 - Grant Ramsey 1999 - Scott Moran 2000 - Kyle Young 2001 - Ryan Greer 2002 - Ryan Greer 2003 - Chase McMillan 2004 - Braxton Hunter 2005 - Braxton Hunter 2006 - Braxton Hunter

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2007 - Scott Stallings 2008 - Barrett Steakley 2009 -Tyler Cassity 2010 - Travis Ramsey Lee Maxwell 2011 - Lee Maxwell 2012 - Lee Maxwell Long Hitter: 1994 - Chad Foster 1995 - Adam Boyd 1996 - Jason Hibdon 1997 - Jason Hibdon 1998 - Jason Hibdon 1999 - Adam Boyd 2000 - Kyle Young 2001 - Aaron Peters 2002 - Eric Anderson 2003 - Eric Anderson 2004 - Scott Stallings 2005 - Scott Stallings 2006 - Scott Stallings 2007 - Scott Stallings 2008 - Blake Garrison 2009 - Jake Heatherly 2010- Blake Garrison 2011 - Travis Ramsey 2012 - Travis Ramsey Team Captains: 1994 - Greg Wyatt Kevin Applegate 1995 -Scott Masters 1996 -Scott Manzaro Bryan Delaney 1997 - Wade Morrell Adam Boyd 1998 -Adam Boyd 1999 -Adam Boyd 2000 -Scott Moran Scott McGaha Shane Sewell 2001 - Grant Ramsey B-Bob Williams 2002 - Kyle Young Brad Sewell 2003 - Jason Cox 2004 - Ryan Greer 2005 - Eric Anderson Jonathan Cox Matt Jeffers 2006 - Polk Brown Braxton Hunter 2007 - Scott Stallings Chris Myers 2008 - Barrett Steakley Peyton Gibbs 2009 - JCalvin Clark Greyson Painter 2010 - Josh Simer Jake Heatherly Wes Korth 2011 - Tyler Cassetty 2012 - Tyler Cassetty Travis Ramsey

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Golden Eagle Tournament Championships Golden Eagle golf teams have won 45 tournament championships since 1973. Year

Tournament

Site

Field Size

1951...............OVC Championship (S)......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1954...............OVC Championship (S)......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1955...............OVC Championship (S)......................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1958...............T.I.C. Championship (S)...................................................................................Old Hickory Country Club.................................................................11 teams 1973...............Golden Eagle Invitational (F)........................................................................Ironwood Golf Course........................................................................17 teams 1973...............Kentucky Invitational* (F)..............................................................................Lexington, Ky.........................................................................................10 teams 1973...............Tennessee Tech Invitational (S)...................................................................Cookeville Country Club................................................................... 5 teams 1974...............Tennessee Tech Invitational (S)...................................................................Cookeville Country Club...................................................................16 teams 1977...............Tennessee Tech Invitational (S)...................................................................Cookeville Country Club...................................................................10 teams 1982...............Lee College Invitational (F)...........................................................................Cleveland, Tenn...................................................................................... 5 teams 1983...............Lee College Invitational (F)...........................................................................Cleveland, Tenn...................................................................................... 9 teams 1984...............T.I.C. Championship (S)...................................................................................Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club........................................................14 teams 1986...............Tri-State Classic (F)...........................................................................................Pickwick State Park..............................................................................15 teams 1986...............Shorter Classic (F).............................................................................................Rome, Ga.................................................................................................10 teams 1987...............Shorter Classic (F) ............................................................................................Rome, Ga................................................................................................... 8 teams 1987...............Smoky Mt. Invitational (F)**.........................................................................Graysburg Country Club....................................................................10 teams 1987...............Shorter Classic (F).............................................................................................Rome, Ga................................................................................................... 9 teams 1988...............T.I.C. Championship (S)...................................................................................Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club........................................................12 teams 1988...............Eagle Classic (F).................................................................................................Gilbertsville, Ky........................................................................................ 9 teams 1989...............Springbrook Collegiate (F)............................................................................Niota, Tenn.............................................................................................11 teams 1989...............Sewanee Invitational (F)................................................................................Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club.......................................................... 9 teams 1989...............Shorter Classic (F).............................................................................................Rome, Ga.................................................................................................10 teams 1990...............Springbrook Classic (S)...................................................................................Niota, Tenn.............................................................................................11 teams 1990...............T.I.C. Championship (S)...................................................................................Ironwood Golf Course.......................................................................... 4 teams 1990...............OVC Championship (S)...................................................................................Old Hickory Country Club................................................................... 7 teams 1990...............T.I.C. Championship (F)...................................................................................Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club........................................................10 teams 1991...............T.I.C. Championship (F)...................................................................................Ironwood Golf Course.......................................................................... 5 teams 1991...............Eagle-Persimmon Hills (F).............................................................................Aiken, S.C................................................................................................15 teams 1991...............Cumberland Invitational (F).........................................................................London, Ky................................................................................................ 9 teams 1992...............Eagle-Persimmon Hills (F) %........................................................................Aiken, S.C................................................................................................18 teams 1992...............Eagle Classic (F).................................................................................................Elizabethton Country Club................................................................. 9 teams 1992...............T.I.C. Championship (F)...................................................................................Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club.......................................................... 5 teams 1993...............Smoky Mountain Inv. (F)................................................................................Graysburg Country Club....................................................................18 teams 1994...............Graysburg Invitational (F)..............................................................................Graysburg Country Club....................................................................13 teams 1994...............WCU Invitational (F)........................................................................................Holly Forest Golf Club........................................................................... 5 teams 1995...............Persimmon Hills Invitational (S)..................................................................Persimmon Hills ...................................................................................11 teams 1995...............Smoky Mountain Inv. (S)................................................................................Graysburg Country Club....................................................................10 teams 1997...............Persimmon Hills Invitational (S)..................................................................Persimmon Hills ...................................................................................16 teams 1999...............Carson Newman Invitational (S).................................................................Persimmon Hills....................................................................................23 teams 1999...............T.I.C. Championship (S)...................................................................................Ironwood Golf Course........................................................................13 teams 1999...............Lipscomb Fall Classic (F)................................................................................Temple Hills............................................................................................13 teams 2000...............Eagle Invitational (F)........................................................................................Country Club of Morristown............................................................12 teams 2003...............Mercer Invitational (S)....................................................................................Healy Point Country Club.................................................................... 7 teams 2003...............Tri-State Classic (S)...........................................................................................Pickwick State Park Course...............................................................13 teams 2004...............Sonic/Chattanooga Classic (F).....................................................................Signal Mountain Country Club.......................................................14 teams 2005...............Wintrop Waterford...........................................................................................Waterford Golf Course.......................................................................15 teams 2006...............Eastern Kentucky Spring Invitational (S)..................................................Arlington Golf Club.............................................................................13 teams 2007...............BSC Spring Invitational (S)............................................................................Oxmoor Golf Course...........................................................................15 teams 2007...............UT Martin Skyhawk Fall Classic (F).............................................................Paris Landing Golf Course.................................................................16 teams T.I.C. indicates the Tennessee Intercollegiate Championships (F) indicates Fall tournament (S) indicates Spring tournament * tied with Miami, Ohio ** tied with East Tennessee State % tied with Morehead State

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Golden Eagle Tournament Medalists Golden Eagle golfers have won medalist honors 46 times since 1973 (Updated through Fall 2011) Golden Eagle Leaders Most Times as Medalist

Golden Eagle players who have won tournament medalist honors: Scott Stallings.............................................7 Craig King.....................................................5 Jim Cornelius...............................................3 Bill Hickey.....................................................3 Kevin Applegate........................................3 Scott Carmichael.......................................2 Tom Pack.......................................................2 Erich Mumford............................................2 Ronnie Hickman........................................2 John Fox........................................................1 Jim Muhlig...................................................1 John Ferguson............................................1 Terry Kegley.................................................1 Mike Kelly.....................................................1 Tom Dawson...............................................1 John Reeve...................................................1 Bobby Hudson............................................1 Johnny Inman.............................................1 Brian Delaney..............................................1 Wade Morrell...............................................1 Scott Masters..............................................1 Adam Boyd..................................................1 Scott Manzaro.............................................1 Doug Peterson............................................1 Scott Moran.................................................1 Shane Sewell...............................................1 Grant Ramsey..............................................1 Eric Anderson..............................................1 (bold indicates current players)

Scott Stallings earned medalist honors seven times in his career and was on 19 all-tournament teams, both Tech records

Year............Medalist........................ Tournament/Site....................................................................................Score 1951............ Jimmy Muhlig................OVC Championship........................................................................................... 152 1960............ John Ferguson...............T.I.C. Championship/Chattanooga Golf & CC........................................... 144 1973............ Terry Kegley*..................Golden Eagle Invitational/Cookeville Country Club..................................... 1973............ Mike Kelly........................Tennessee Tech Invitational/Cookeville Country Club......................... 142 1976............ Tom Dawson...................T.I.C. Championship/Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club............................ 141 1980............ Craig King........................Carson-Newman Invitational/Smokey Mountain Country Club............... 1981............ Craig King........................Nashville Golf & Athletic Club Intercollegiate/Nashville.............................. 1981............ Craig King........................T.I.C. Championship/Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club.................................... 1981............ Craig King........................Shorter Classic/Rome, Ga........................................................................................ 1981............ Craig King........................Nashboro Village Collegiate/Nashboro Village............................................... 1982............ John Reeve%..................RC Cola Invitational/Rome, Ga.............................................................................. 1982............ Bill Hickey$......................Carson-Newman Invitational/Newport, Tenn.................................................. 1982............ Bill Hickey........................Lee College Invitational/Cleveland, Tenn.................................................. 142 1984............ Bill Hickey........................T.I.C. Championship/Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club............................ 147 1985............ Erich Mumford...............T.I.C. Championship/Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club............................ 143 1986............ Erich Mumford*.............Shorter Classic/Rome, Ga........................................................................................ 1987............ Jim Cornelius*................Shorter Classic/Rome, Ga........................................................................................ 1987............ Bobby Hudson...............Shorter Classic/Rome, Ga................................................................................ 148 1988............ Jim Cornelius..................Eagle Classic/Gilbertsville, Ky. - 54 holes................................................... 219 1988............ Jim Cornelius..................T.I.C. Championship/Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club............................ 150 1989............ Johnny Inman................Shorter Classic/Rome, Ga................................................................................ 150 1989............ Ron Hickman..................Sewanee Fall Classic/Sewanee Golf and Tennis Club.................................... 1990............ Tom Pack..........................Springbrook Classic/Niota, Tenn. ................................................................ 138 1990............ Tom Pack..........................OVC Championship/Old Hickory Golf Course-54 holes....................... 208 1990............ Ron Hickman..................Fall T.I.C. Championship/Sewanee Golf and Tennis............................... 150 1990............ Kevin Applegate............North Alabama Invitational/Florence, Ala................................................ 147 1991............ Scott Carmichael...........T.I.C. Championship/Ironwood Golf Course............................................. 145 1992............ Scott Carmichael...........Pizza Hut Invitational/Jackson, Miss........................................................... 143 1992............ Kevin Applegate............Tri-State Classic/Pickwick State Park........................................................... 139 1992............ Brian Delaney.................Fall T.I.C. Championship/Sewanee Golf and Tennis............................... 149 1993............ Kevin Applegate............Winthrop Invitational/Rock Hill, S.C.-18 holes............................................72 1994............ Wade Morrell*................Smoky Mountain Invitational/Graysburg Country Club...................... 142 1994............ Scott Masters..................WCU Holly Forest Invitational/Cullowhee, N.C........................................ 143 1995............ Adam Boyd......................Persimmon Hills Invitational/Aiken, S.C..................................................... 146 1995............ Scott Manzaro................Smoky Mountain Invitational/Graysburg Country Club...................... 144 1996............ Doug Peterson...............Tennessee State Invitational/Old Hickory, Tenn..................................... 141 1999............ Scott Moran ...................Carson Newman Intercollegiate/Aiken, S.C.............................................. 150 1999............ Shane Sewell..................T.I.C. Championship/Cookeville, Tenn........................................................ 137 2000............ Grant Ramsey.................Eagle Invitational/Country Club of Morristown...................................... 144 2002............ Eric Anderson.................Butler Fall Invitational/Eagle Creek Golf Course..................................... 209 2005............ Scott Stallings................Young Oil Intercollegiate/ McCalla, Ala...................................................... 138 2006............ Scott Stallings................Murray State/Murray, Ky.................................................................................. 181 2006............ Scott Stallings................EKU Invitational, Richmond, Ky..................................................................... 139 2006............ Scott Stallings................Belmont Invitational/Nashville, Tenn.......................................................... 206 2006............ Scott Stallings................Murray State Invitational/Murray, Ky. ........................................................ 209 2006............ Scott Stallings................Western Carolina Invitational/ Western, Ky............................................... 140 2007............ Scott Stallings................Grover Page Classic/Jackson, Tenn.............................................................. 208 2007............ John Fox...........................Skyhawk Classic/Buchanan, Tenn................................................................ 211 *lost on third hole of playoff / % lost on first hole of playoff / $ won on third hole of playoff

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Golden Eagle All-Tournament Honors Golden Eagle All-Tournament Leaders (Totals are from 1982-83 season through the 2010 Fall Season)

Scott Stallings................... 19 Tom Pack............................. 14 Bill Hickey........................... 11 Jim Cornelius..................... 10 Bobby Hudson.................. 10 Kyle Young......................... 10 Scott Carmichael................9 Tim Coffey.............................7 Kevin Applegate.................7 Eric Anderson.......................7 Ryan Greer............................5 Greg Wyatt............................5 Scott Moran..........................4 Adam Boyd...........................4

Mark Norman.......................4 Randy Herring......................4 Tyler Cassetty.......................3 Barrett Steakley...................3 Polk Brown............................3 Brad Sewell...........................3 Scott Manzaro......................3 Scott Masters.......................3 Brian Delaney.......................3 David Edwards.....................3 Johnny Inman......................3 Terry Good............................3 Erich Manford......................3 Jonathan Cox.......................3

Josh Simer.............................3 Shane Sewell........................2 Grant Ramsey.......................2 Doug Petterson...................2 Jay Underwood...................2 John Reeve............................2 Braxton Hunter....................2 John Fox.................................2 Jake Heatherly.....................2 Mason Griffin........................1 Grant Ramsey.......................1 Scott McGaha.......................1 Wes Miller..............................1 Jason Hibdon.......................1

Date............Place.......... Player.......................Tournament/Course.......................................Score 10/11/11................4th..................Tyler Cassetty........................Skyhawk Classic/Paris Landing State Park........................................ 214 10/4/11..................3rd..................Tyler Cassetty........................MSU Invitational/Miller Memorial Golf Course................................. 209 4/5/11....................4th..................Mason Griffin........................Big Blue Classic/Kings Creek Golf Club.............................................. 147 3/15/11..................2nd.................Tyler Cassetty........................Grover Page Classic/Jackson Country Club........................................ 212 4/28/10..................5th..................Jake Heatherly......................OVC Championship.......................................................................... 218 3/30/10..................4th..................Jake Heatherly......................North Alabama Spring Classic............................................................48 3/30/10..................4th..................Josh Simer............................North Alabama Spring Classic.......................................................... 148 2/22/10..................3rd..................Josh Simer............................Frito Lay/ AT&T Invitational.............................................................. 148 10/06/09................4th..................Josh Simer............................Murray State Invitational................................................................. 141 9/21/08..................2nd.................Greyson Painter.....................Sea Trail Intercollegiate.................................................................... 214 4/08/08..................4th..................Barrett Steakley....................Murray Spring Invitational............................................................... 214 2/23/08..................4th..................Barrett Steakley....................Pizza Hut Classic............................................................................... 145 10/15/07................5th..................Calvin Clark...........................Skyhawk Classic/ Paris Landing........................................................ 218 10/15/07................1st..................John Fox................................Skyhawk Invitational/Paris Landing................................................. 211 10/15/07................2nd.................Barrett Steakley....................Skyhawk Invitational/Paris Landing................................................. 212 9/24/07..................3rd..................John Fox................................Showdown in the Valley/Oxmoor Golf Course.................................. 215 4/24/07..................2nd.................Scott Stallings.......................OVC Tournament/Paducah CC........................................................... 220 4/10/07..................5th..................Scott Stallings.......................TSU Intercollegiate/Greystone Golf Course....................................... 218 4/3/07....................3rd..................Barrett Steakley....................Belmont Invitational/Natchez Country Club..................................... 203 3/20/07..................2nd.................Scott Stallings.......................JSU Grub Mart Intercollegiate/Silver Lakes...................................... 215 3/6/07....................1st .................Scott Stallings.......................Grover page Classic/Jackson Golf Club.............................................. 208 2/27/07..................4th..................Scott Stallings.......................BSC Spring Invitational/Oxmoor Golf Course.................................... 215 2/27/07..................5th..................Barrett Steakley....................BSC Spring Invitational/Oxmoor Golf Course.................................... 217 11/04/06................1st..................Scott Stallings.......................WCU Intercollegiate/Etowah Valley GC............................................. 140 10/31/06................4th..................Scott Stallings.......................BSC Showdown/Bent Brook Golf Course.......................................... 206 10/2/06................. T1st.................Scott Stallings.......................Murray State Invitational/Miller Memorial GC................................. 209 4/25/06..................2nd.................Scott Stallings.......................OVC Tournament/CC of Paducah....................................................... 213 4/25/06..................5th..................Polk Brown............................OVC Tournament/CC of Paducah....................................................... 217 4/11/06..................4th..................Scott Stallings.......................Billiken Invitational.......................................................................... 221 4/4/06....................1st..................Scott Stallings.......................Belmont Invitational........................................................................ 206 4/2/06....................1st..................Scott Stallings.......................EKU Spring Invitational.................................................................... 139 4/2/06...................T4th.................Polk Brown............................EKU Spring Invitational.................................................................... 145 3/21/06.................T3rd.................Scott Stallings.......................Grub-Mart Young Invitational/Silver Lakes GC................................. 141 2/28/06..................3rd..................Braxton Hunter.....................Samford Intercollegiate................................................................... 217 10/04/05................1st..................Scott Stallings.......................Murray State Invitational/ Miller Memorial GC................................. 181 9/19/05.................T2nd................Scott Stallings.......................Bent Brook Golf Classic/Bent Brook GC............................................. 204 4/06/05..................4th..................Scott Stallings.......................OVC/ Burningtree GC........................................................................ 217 4/02/05.................T3rd.................Jonathan Cox........................EKU Spring Invitational/ Arlington GC................................................ 71 3/22/05................. T1st.................Scott Stallings.......................Young Oil Invitational/ Silver Lakes GC............................................. 138 3/15/05.................T4th.................Eric Anderson........................Winthrop Waterford GC.................................................................... 146 11/09/04...............T4th.................Jonathan Cox........................Troy Invitational/Highland Oaks GC.................................................. 210 10/19/04............... T1st.................Braxton Hunter.....................UTC/Sonic Intercollegiate/Signal Mountain CC................................. 134 09/25/04...............T4th.................Scott Stallings.......................EKU Colonel Classic/Arlington GC..................................................... 209 2/24/04..................4th..................Eric Anderson........................Samford Intercollegiate/Farm Links................................................. 182

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Chad Foster...........................1 Wade Morrell........................1 Matt Manzaro.......................1 Chris Cauther.......................1 David Belcher.......................1 Steve Tomsic.........................1 Ronnie Hickman.................1 Mike Morgan........................1 Kevin Best..............................1 Mike Wells.............................1 Britt Jared..............................1 Greyson Painter...................1 Calvin Clark...........................1

Kyle Young

Date............Place.......... Player.......................Tournament/Course.......................................Score 10/28/03................3rd..................Scott Stallings.......................APSU Precept Invitational/Clarksville CC.......................................... 147 09/09/03................4th..................Eric Anderson........................Harris Invitational/Bent Creek GC..................................................... 216 04/22/03...............T2nd................Eric Anderson........................Greg Palmer Eagle Classic/Eagle Trace GC......................................... 212 02/24/03................2nd.................Ryan Greer............................JSU/Dancing Rabbit GC.................................................................... 149 10/16/02..............T10th................Eric Anderson........................UTC Intercollegiate/Signal Mountain GC.......................................... 214 09/24/02................1st..................Eric Anderson........................Butler Invitational/Eagle Creek GC................................................... 209 09/11/02...............T5th.................Ryan Greer............................Hams Invitational/Bent Creek GC..................................................... 210 04/09/02...............T2nd................Ryan Greer............................Belmont Invitational/The Legends GC.............................................. 215 03/23/02...............T2nd................Eric Anderson........................EKU Spring Classic/Arlington CC....................................................... 143 03/05/02...............T3rd.................Kyle Young............................Tennessee State Classic/Pickwick State Park.................................... 146 03/05/02...............T3rd.................Brad Sewell...........................Tennessee State Classic/Pickwick State Park.................................... 146 02/26/02................3rd..................Brad Sewell...........................Mercer Invitational/Healy Point CC................................................... 151 02/26/02...............T4th.................Ryan Greer............................Mercer Invitational/Healy Point CC................................................... 152 02/26/02...............T4th.................Polk Brown............................Mercer Invitational/Healy Point CC................................................... 152 09/11/01................4th..................Kyle Young............................Drury Invitational/Bent Creek GC..................................................... 217 10/31/00................1st..................Grant Ramsey.......................Eagle Invitational/-----.................................................................... 144 10/31/00................2nd.................Ryan Greer............................Eagle Invitational/-----.................................................................... 149 10/24/00................3rd..................Kyle Young............................La. State Invitational/----................................................................. 212 10/10/00................2nd.................Kyle Young............................Precept Invitational/-----................................................................ 145 10/10/00................5th..................Jonathan Cox........................Precept Invitational/-----................................................................ 148 04/25/00................4th..................Kyle Young............................OVC Championships/----.................................................................. 152 04/22/00................4th..................Kyle Young............................Greg Palmer Eagle Classic/----......................................................... 228 04/05/00................5th..................Scott Moran..........................Amoco Ultimate/---...........................................................................73 03/14/00................2nd.................Brad Sewell...........................Eagle/Persimmon Hills Invitational/---............................................ 149 02/21/00................4th..................Kyle Young............................Pizza Hut/BellSouth/----.................................................................. 149 10/26/99................3rd..................Scott Moran..........................Lipscomb Fall Classic/---.................................................................. 143 10/26/99...............T4th.................Kyle Young............................Lipscomb Fall Classic/---.................................................................. 144 10/26/99...............T4th.................Shane Sewell........................Lipscomb Fall Classic/---.................................................................. 144 10/11/99................5th..................Scott McGaha........................Precept Invitational/---.................................................................... 149 10/05/99................5th..................Kyle Young............................Chattanooga Intercollegiate/---....................................................... 216 03/27/99................4th..................Adam Boyd...........................EKU Spring Classic/----..................................................................... 220 03/23/99................1st..................Shane Sewell........................T.I.C./----.......................................................................................... 137 03/23/99................2nd.................Kyle Young............................T.I.C./----.......................................................................................... 139 03/23/99................3rd..................Grant Ramsey.......................T.I.C./----.......................................................................................... 144 03/19/99................2nd.................Scott Moran..........................Lake City Invitational/---................................................................. 221 03/16/99................1st..................Scott Moran..........................C-N Invitational/---.......................................................................... 150 03/16/99................4th..................Adam Boyd...........................C-N Invitational/----........................................................................ 152 09/28/97................4th..................Grant Ramsey.......................Colonel Fall Classic/----.................................................................... 218 04/08/97................4th..................Wes Miller.............................Eagles Graysburg Hills Invitational/---............................................. 149 04/06/96................1st..................Doug Peterson......................TSU Intercollegiate/---..................................................................... 141 09/11/95...............T4th.................Jason Hibdon........................Capital Bank Invitational/---............................................................ 150 04/04/95................1st..................Scott Manzaro.......................Eagles Smoky Mountain Invitational/--........................................... 144 04/04/95................2nd.................Scott Masters........................Eagles Smoky Mountain Invitational/---.......................................... 145 03/29/95................3rd..................Scott Manzaro.......................Tennessee Intercollegiate Tournament/---....................................... 145

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Player.......................Tournament/Course.......................................Score 03/29/95...............T5th.................Scott Masters........................Tennessee Intercollegiate Tournament/---....................................... 147 03/25/95................4th..................Scott Manzaro.......................SEMO Bent Creek Classic/---............................................................. 149 03/14/95................1st..................Adam Boyd...........................Eagles’ Persimmon Hill Tournament/--............................................. 146 03/14/95................4th..................Brian Delaney.......................Eagles’ Persimmon Hill Tournament/--............................................. 149 11/01/94................1st..................Scott Masters........................WCU-Holly Forest/--........................................................................ 143 11/01/94................3rd..................Adam Boyd...........................WCU-Holly Forest/--........................................................................ 153 11/01/94...............T4th.................Doug Petterson.....................WCU-Holly Forest/--........................................................................ 154 10/04/94...............T5th.................Brian Delaney.......................Eagles’ Graysburg Tournament/--..................................................... 147 09/20/94................5th..................Chad Foster...........................Legend’s/Pepsi/--............................................................................ 144 04/05/94............... T1st.................Wade Morrell........................Smoky Mtn/Graysburg/--................................................................. 142 03/22/94................5th..................Greg Wyatt............................Eagle Classic/---............................................................................... 152 09/29/93................5th..................Greg Wyatt............................Tri-State Classic/---.......................................................................... 145 09/15/93................4th..................Greg Wyatt............................Nashboro/Bison Classic/--................................................................ 150 04/28/93................3rd..................David Edwards......................OVC/---............................................................................................ 224 04/28/93................4th..................Kevin Applegate....................OVC/---............................................................................................ 225 04/06/93................2nd.................Matt Manzaro.......................C-N Graysburg/---............................................................................ 152 02/16/93................1st..................Kevin Applegate....................Winthrop Invitational/---...................................................................72 10/16/92................3rd..................Kevin Applegate....................Shorter Classic/---............................................................................ 146 10/11/92................1st..................Brian Delaney.......................Fall T.I.C./---..................................................................................... 149 10/11/92................2nd.................David Edwards......................Fall T.I.C./---..................................................................................... 149 10/11/92................5th..................Chris Cauthen........................Fall T.I.C./---..................................................................................... 157 09/29/92................1st..................Kevin Applegate....................Tri-State Classic/---.......................................................................... 139 04/11/92................4th..................Scott Carmichael...................Eagle Classic/---............................................................................... 218 04/04/92...............T3rd.................Scott Carmichael...................T.I.C./---........................................................................................... 151 03/17/92................2nd.................Scott Carmichael...................Persimmon Hills/---......................................................................... 152 02/20/92................1st..................Scott Carmichael...................Pizza Hut/---.................................................................................... 143 02/18/92...............T5th.................Scott Carmichael...................Winthrop Invitational/--.................................................................. 151 02/18/92...............T5th.................Greg Wyatt............................Winthrop Invitational/---................................................................. 151 10/17/91...............T5th.................Scott Carmichael...................Wallace State/---............................................................................. 147 10/17/91...............T5th.................Kevin Applegate....................Wallace State/---............................................................................. 147 10/11/91................3rd..................David Belcher........................Cumberland Invitational/---.............................................................. 73 09/21/91................3rd..................Greg Wyatt............................Fall T.I.C./--...................................................................................... 152 09/21/91................5th..................Steve Tomsic.........................Fall T.I.C./---..................................................................................... 154 04/23/91...............T3rd.................Scott Carmichael...................OVC/---............................................................................................ 226 04/23/91...............T3rd.................Kevin Applegate....................OVC/---............................................................................................ 226 04/06/91............... T1st.................Scott Carmichael...................T.I.C./---........................................................................................... 145 04/06/91...............T4th.................David Edwards......................T.I.C./---........................................................................................... 150 04/06/91...............T4th.................Johnny Inman.......................T.I.C./---........................................................................................... 150 03/12/91................4th..................Scott Carmichael...................Persimmon Hills/--.......................................................................... 147 09/25/90................1st..................Kevin Applegate....................North Alabama Invitational/--......................................................... 147 09/25/90...............T5th.................Johnny Inman.......................North Alabama Invitational/---....................................................... 150 09/18/90................1st..................Ronnie Hickman....................Fall T.I.C./---..................................................................................... 150 04/25/90................1st..................Tom Pack...............................Springbrook Classic/---.................................................................... 138 04/24/90...............T2nd................Bobby Hudson......................Springbrook Classic/---.................................................................... 143 04/24/90...............T2nd................Jay Underwood.....................Springbrook Classic/---.................................................................... 143 04/07/90............... T1st.................Tom Pack...............................T.I.C./---.............................................................................................72 04/07/90............... T1st.................Bobby Hudson......................T.I.C./---.............................................................................................72 03/26/90...............T2nd................Tom Pack...............................Smoky Mountain Invitational/---..................................................... 151 11/12/89...............T4th.................Jay Underwood.....................Wallace Invitational/---................................................................... 143 10/20/89................1st..................Johnny Inman.......................Shorter College Fall Classic/---......................................................... 150 04/21/89................2nd.................Terry Goad.............................Springbrook Classic/---.................................................................... 147 04/21/89...............T3rd.................Tim Coffey.............................Springbrook Classic/---.................................................................... 148 04/16/89................3rd..................Tim Coffey.............................Eagle Classic/---............................................................................... 218 04/08/89...............T2nd................Terry Goad.............................T.I.C./--..............................................................................................76 04/08/89...............T4th.................Kevin Best.............................T.I.C./---.............................................................................................77 04/08/89...............T4th.................Tim Coffey.............................T.I.C./--..............................................................................................77 10/25/88...............T2nd................Tim Coffey.............................Nashboro/Bison Classic/---.............................................................. 151 10/11/88...............T5th.................Tim Coffey.............................MTSU Invitational/---....................................................................... 145 05/08/88...............T8th.................Bobby Hudson......................OVC/Stonehenge Golf Club.............................................................. 232 04/23/88................2nd.................Tom Pack...............................Springbrook Collegiate/---............................................................... 145 04/23/88...............T6th.................Terry Goad.............................Springbrook Collegiate/---............................................................... 149 04/16/88................1st..................Jim Cornelius........................Eagle Classic/Kentucky Dam Village................................................. 219 04/16/88...............T6th.................Tom Pack...............................Eagle Classic/Kentucky Dam Village................................................. 226 03/15/88................6th..................Bobby Hudson......................Persimmon Hills Collegiate Classic/--............................................... 160

Date............Place.......... Player.......................Tournament/Course.......................................Score --/--/87..................3rd..................Tom Pack...............................Tri-State Classic/Pickwick State Park................................................ 146 --/--/87..................4th..................Jim Cornelius........................Tri-State Classic/Pickwick State Park................................................ 147 --/--/87.................T2nd................Jim Cornelius........................Shorter Invitational/--..................................................................... 147 --/--/87.................T7th.................Tom Pack...............................Shorter Invitational/--..................................................................... 152 --/--/87.................10th.................Bobby Hudson......................Shorter Invitational/--..................................................................... 153 --/--/87.................T2nd................Jim Cornelius........................Graysburg Golf Tournament/--......................................................... 148 --/--/87.................T2nd................Bobby Hudson......................Graysburg Golf Tournament/--......................................................... 148 04/24/87................6th..................Mike Morgan.........................Paul J. Walker Spring Break Collegiate Classic.................................. 147 04/11/87................5th..................Jim Cornelius........................Tenn. Intercollegiate........................................................................ 146 04/11/87................6th..................Tom Pack...............................Tenn. Intercollegiate........................................................................ 151 04/06/87............... T1st.................Jim Cornelius........................U. of the South(dual match)............................................................... 74 04/06/87............... T1st.................Tom Pack...............................U. of the South(dual match)............................................................... 74 04/04/87................3rd..................Bobby Hudson......................Eagle Classic..................................................................................... 186 04/04/87................6th..................Jim Cornelius........................Eagle Classic..................................................................................... 188 03/28/87...............T5th.................Jim Cornelius........................Eagle Smokey Mtn. Invitational/Graysburg CC................................. 148 03/28/87...............T5th.................Bobby Hudson......................Eagle Smokey Mtn. Invitational/Graysburg CC................................. 148 03/20/87................2nd.................Jim Cornelius........................Shorter Classic................................................................................. 147 03/20/87................6th..................Tom Pack...............................Shorter Classic................................................................................. 151 03/20/87................9th..................Bobby Hudson......................Shorter Classic................................................................................. 153 10/29/86................3rd..................Bobby Hudson......................Fall Shorter Classic........................................................................... 149 10/14/86................2nd.................Tom Pack...............................UT Martin Tri-State Classic/Pickwick State Park................................ 144 04/21/86................2nd.................Erich Manford.......................Shorter Classic................................................................................. 147 04/05/86...............T5th.................Tom Pack...............................Eagle Classic..................................................................................... 225 04/12/86................3rd..................Tom Pack...............................Tenn. Intercollegiate........................................................................ 144 05/11/86...............T5th.................Erich Mumford......................OVC Championships......................................................................... 230 10/20/85................9th..................Tom Pack...............................Purdue Invitational.......................................................................... 222 10/20/85..............T10th................Tim Coffey.............................Purdue Invitational.......................................................................... 225 --/--/85..................1st..................Bill Hickey.............................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 147 --/--/85..................6th..................Mark Morman.......................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 154 03/10/85................2nd.................Bill Hickey.............................Kennesaw College Invitational......................................................... 163 04/13/85................1st..................Erich Munford.......................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 143 04/13/85................2nd.................Bill Hickey.............................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 147 04/13/85................6th..................Mike Wells.............................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 149 04/13/85................9th..................Tim Coffey.............................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 150 04/13/85...............10th.................Britt Jared.............................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 151 10/07/84................8th..................Bill Hickey.............................Eastern Kentucky Classic.................................................................. 222 10/02/84................6th..................Jim Cornelius........................Goodyear Invitational...................................................................... 155 10/02/84...............10th.................Bill Hickey.............................Goodyear Invitational...................................................................... 156 --/--/84..................1st..................Mark Norman........................Fairfield Glade...................................................................................73 --/--/84..................2nd.................Bill Hickey.............................Fairfield Glade...................................................................................74 --/--/84..................3rd..................Randy Herring.......................Fairfield Glade...................................................................................75 --/--/84..................3rd..................Randy Herring.......................Shorter Classic...................................................................................72 --/--/84..................3rd..................Bill Hickey.............................Smokey Mtn. Invitational................................................................. 154 --/--/84..................1st..................Bill Hickey.............................Lee College Invitational................................................................... 142 --/--/84.................T5th.................Bill Hickey.............................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 154 --/--/84.................T5th.................Randy Herring.......................T.I.C.................................................................................................. 154 04/17/83...............T5th.................Mark Norman........................Sewanee Invitational/Sewanee CC................................................... 113 04/09/83................3rd..................Bill Hickey.............................Lee College Invitational/Rollinghills CC............................................ 149 04/09/83................4th..................John Reeve............................Lee College Invitational/Rollinghills CC............................................ 152 o4/09/83................5th..................Mark Norman........................Lee College Invitational/Rollinghills CC............................................ 153 04/09/83................6th..................Randy Herring.......................Lee College Invitational/Rollinghills CC............................................ 156 04/02/83................1st..................Bill Hickey.............................Carson-Newman Invitational/Smokey Mtn. CC................................ 154 03/27/83................1st..................John Reeve............................Shorter College/R.C. Invitational/Coosa CC....................................... 150 Note: Some dates are missing

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2012-13 Golden Eagle Team Photo / Roster

The 2012-13 Golden Eagles

Back row, from left: Katya Hoffman, Katherine Bell, head coach Polk Brown, Amanda Randolph, Amber Shepherd. (seated, from left): Allison Geer, Madalyn Everts, Megan Williamson.

2012-13 GOLDEN EAGLE ROSTER Player Yr. Ht. Hometown Major Katherine Bell Sr. 5-6 Jackson, Tenn. General Curriculum Madalyn Everts So. 5-6 Ooltewah, Tenn. Mechanicl Engineering Allison Geer Fr. 5-7 Doyle, Tenn. Nursing Amanda Randolph Sr. 5-8 Cookeville, Tenn. Pre-Pharmacy Amber Shepherd Jr. 6-0 Caryville, Tenn. Education Megan Williamson Fr. 5-5 Murfreesboro, Tenn. Journalism Head Coach: Polk Brown Assistant Coach: Carla Hazelwood

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Meet the Golden Eagles

KATHERINE BELL SENIOR University School Jackson, Tenn.

she finished in the top 20 out of 84 at the BSC Ann Rhoads Invitational with a two-day total of 167…finished her third year at Tech with a 79.90 scoring average. 2010-11: Katherine qualified for all 10 events and played a total of 24 rounds. In March, she tied for third at the Belmont Invitational out of 50 participants. She shot a low round of 69 for the year, which was carded in her first round of the Great Smokies Collegiate Tournament on the 18th of September. Finished the year off with an average of 81.9. 2009-10: Katherine played in six tournaments for the Golden Eagles in her freshman season...carded 12.5 rounds and posted an 82.7 stroke average to rank fifth on the team...her low round for the season was 76, which came in the second round at both the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate (4/6) and the OVC Championships (4/23).

TEE TALK: Katherine posted the best average of her career to-date during the 2011 fall season...figures to be in the lineup every week...strong game off the tee...plays the game very smoothly and smart...works very hard and possesses strong leadership qualities. AT TECH: 2012-13: Katherine qualified for all five events in the fall, totaling 12 rounds… shot a low round of 75 in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate tournament hosted at the Waynesville Golf Resort ... finished the season with a team-best average of 79.80. 2011-12: Katherine played in all five events during the fall season, totaling 10 rounds of golf...tied for 10th out of 65 players with a 74-77-77=228 at the Drake Creek Invitational in September...shot a low round of 73 for the fall season in the first round of the Great Smokies Intercollegiate in September... finished the fall season with a team-best 78.0 average, shaving more than three strokes off her 2010-11 average...in the spring,

HIGH SCHOOL: Katherine earned four letters in golf under coach Jeff Manley at University School of Jackson...Katherine finished 9th as a sophomore,12th as a junior, and 2nd as a senior at the state tournament...earning All-District and AllRegion honors all four years...including All-State honors and a state championship in 2008. PERSONAL: Daughter of Larry and Cindy Bell...born on September 10, 1990...full name is Katherine Leigh Bell. KATHERINE’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2009-10 12.5 1034 76 82.7 2010-11 24 1956 69 81.5 2011-12 21 1678 73 79.9 2012-13 10 798 75 79.8 TOTALS 67.5 5466 69

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Meet the Golden Eagles

MADALYN EVERTS SOPHOMORE Anderson County HS Caryville, Tenn.

TEE TALK: Madalyn showed marked improvement over the 2011 fall season, her first as a Golden Eagle...gaining valuable experience as a freshman, her future is bright...very determined and diligent player...will do whatever it takes to improve. AT TECH: 2012-13: Maddi qualified for each of the five tournaments in the fall… her low-round of 72 came during the first eighteen holes at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate tournament in September… finished tied for 24th out of 80 players in the event… tallied a scoring average of 80.27.

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2011-12: Madalyn played in four of Tech’s five fall tournaments during her freshman season...shot a low round of 74 on two occasions, first in the third round at the Drake Creek Invitational and again in the second round at the Great Smokies Intercollegiate, both in September...progressed steadily throughout the season, finishing with five consecutive sub-80 rounds after shooting 80 or above in her first three rounds...finished with a 78.3 average...did not participate in the spring due to injury. HIGH SCHOOL: Everts graduated from Notre Dame High School, where she lettered in gold for four years under Coach Jeff Fisher. She finished fifth at the TSSAA Class A-AA State Golf Championship as a junior in 2009 and also finished third in the regional in both her junior and senior years. In her tenure with the Lady Irish, Notre Dame was a two-time regional champion. was named Most Improved player on her team as a junior. PERSONAL: Madalyn is the daughter of Bob and Peg Everts. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and was named to the Deans list in high school. Majoring in Mechanical Engineering. MADALYNS’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2011-12 8 626 74 78.3 2012-13 11 883 72 80.2 TOTALS 19 1509 72

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AMANDA RANDOLPH

PERSONAL: Daughter of Raymond and Sue Ellen Randolph... born on February 8, 1991...full name is Amanda Sue Randolph...majoring in pre-pharmacy.

senior Cookeville HS Cookeville, Tenn.

AMANDA’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2009-10 19.5 1604 76 82.3 2010-11 20 1668 71 83.4 2011-12 25 2090 70 82.7 2012-13 9 761 75 84.6 TOTALS 49.5 5362 70

TEE TALK: Amanda is very long off the tee...never gives up and goes up and above of what is asked of her...very hard worker with a great attitude. AT TECH: 2012-13: Amanda shot a low round of 75 in the second outing of the fall in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate tournament hosted by Western Carolina… finished tied for 38th at the event with a two-day total of 152… finished the season with an 83.86 scoring average. 2011-12: Amanda played in all five of Tech’s fall tournaments, totaling 10 rounds of golf...shot a low round of 76 in her first outing of the year at the Chris Banister Gamecock Classic in September...finished tied for 17th out of 49 golfers in the event...in the spring, Amanda shot a low round of 2 under, 70, in the opening round of the Samford Intercollegiate… finished up her third season as a Golden Eagle with a 83.6 scoring average. 2010-11: Amanda shot her low round of 71 in the second round of the Great Smokies Collegiate Tournament on September 19th. She appeared in 9 out of 10 events events, played 20 rounds, had 1 under par and had an average of 82.8 to finish off her second year at Tech. 2009-10: Amanda made appearances at nine tournaments for Tech in her freshman season...posted a stroke average of 82.3 through 19.5 rounds of tournament play...her low round for the season was 76, which came during the first round at the Great Smokies Invitational and during the second round at the UAB Beach Blast (11/3). HIGH SCHOOL: Amanda lettered in both basketball, under coach Mindy Odom, and golf, under coach Kevin Brady... helped her Cookeville Lady Cavaliers golf team to district championships in both 2005 and 2007, along with a region championship in 2007...district and region runner-up in 2007.

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AMBER SHEPHERD Sophomore Anderson County HS Caryville, Tenn.

TEE TALK: Amber is a hard worker...has potential to make consistent improvements on a year-to-year basis...very coachable... will do whatever is asked of her. AT TECH: 2012-13: Amber played in two tournaments in the fall season for a total of five rounds… posted an 80.80 scoring average, shaving off almost half a stroke from a year ago… her low round, 79, came during the first and last rounds of the Blue Raider Invitational hosted at Old Fort. 2011-12: Played in all five tournaments of the 2011 fall season, totaling 10 rounds of golf...shot a season-low score of 73 in the first round of the Drake Creek Invitational in September... in the spring, Amber posted her best finish of the year, placing 5th out of 45 golfers at the Belmont Invitational with a 7280=152...she posted a final scoring average of 81.1, improving by more than a stroke from her freshman year. 2010-11: After her first year at Tech, Amber shows great promise with an average of 82.2...qualified for seven tournaments... played in 16 total rounds..recorded her low round of 73 in the Great Smokies Collegiate tournament during the second round. HIGH SCHOOL: Amber was a four-year starter on the girls golf team at Anderson County High School...an Honors student, she was the first player from her school to earn first-team allstate honors, capturing that distinction as a sophomore...she repeated her first-team all-state honors as a junior and won the same honor for the third consecutive year...in her sophomore season, she was the team’s Player of the Year, placing second in the district, third in the region and sixth in the state tournament. PERSONAL: The daughter of Darrell and Sharon Shepherd... birthdate is July 7, 1992...full name is Amber Ruth Shepherd... majoring in education.

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AMBER’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2010-11 16 1315 73 82.2 2011-12 10 818 73 81.8 2012-13 5 404 79 80.1 TOTALS 31 2537 73

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MEGAN WILLIAMSON Freshman Blackman Murfreesboro, Tenn.

AT TECH: 2012-13: Megan qualified for all five tournaments this fall season, totaling 12 rounds of play… her low round of 73 came in the first round of the Great Smokies Intercollegiate outing… finished tied for 16th in the same event with a 73-78=151… finished up her first collegiate season with an average of 81.08. High School: A four-year letterman on the Varsity Golf team at Blackman High school… Played under Coach Seth Burt… in her final season she finished 13th in the TSSAA state tournament and was named the Daily News Journal Female Golfer of the Year… Earned all district honors each year for Rutherford County… as a senior, she won the first flight of the Tennessee State Women’s Amateur and finished runner-up in the same tournament and flight in her junior year…. Graduated with honors Summa Cum Laude Personal: The daughter of Todd and Jodi Williamson… birth date is July 29, 1994… full name is Megan Lynn Williamson…. Majoring in Journalism with a concentration in public relations.

MEGAN’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 12 973 73 81.1 TOTALS 12 973 73

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Golden Eagle Tournament Champions

Tournament Championships

Golden Eagle golf teams have won 23 tournament championships since 1994

Madison Denman

Year.............................. Dates...........................Tournament/Course.................................................................Place/Field 1994..................................April 25-26........................OVC Championships/Richmond Golf Course........................................................... 1 of 3 1995..................................April 8-9............................Lady ‘Topper Invitational/Bowling Green, Ky......................................................... 1 of 4 1995..................................April 24-25........................OVC Championships/Murray Country Club............................................................. 1 of 3 1996..................................Oct. 13..............................EKU Fall Classic/ Richmond Country Club............................................................... 1 of 4 1996..................................Sept. 21-22.......................Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................................................ 1 of 8 1997..................................Oct. 19-20.........................Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................................................ 1 of 8 1997..................................Oct. 24-25.........................EKU Invitational/Arlington Golf Course.................................................................. 1 of 6 1998..................................March 30-31.....................Mercer Spring Invitational/Macon Golf Course....................................................... 1 of 6 1998..................................Sept. 14-15.......................Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course...................................................... 1 of 16 1999..................................Sept. 13-14.......................Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course...................................................... 1 of 10 1999..................................Oct. 10-11.........................Precept Intercollegiate/Clarksville Country Club.................................................... 1 of 8 1999..................................Oct. 25-26.........................Great Smokies Collegiate/Waynesville Country Club............................................ 1 of 20 2000..................................March 20-21.....................Chris Bannister Classic/Silver Lakes Golf Course................................................... 1 of 12 2000..................................April 28-30........................OVC Championship/Ironwood Golf Course............................................................. 1 of 5 2000..................................Sept. 11-12.......................Tech Lady Classic/Ironwood Golf Course............................................................... 1 of 15 2000..................................Sept. 26............................Evansville Lady Aces Invitational/Eagle Valley Golf Course..................................... 1 of 9 2000..................................Oct. 23-24.........................Great Smokies Invitational/Waynesville Country Club......................................... 1 of 20 2001..................................March 13-14.....................North/South Women’s Invitational/ Jacksonville Beach Golf Course.................... 1 of 16 2002..................................Feb. 25-26.........................Mercer Invitational / Healy Point Country Club...................................................... 1 of 6 2003 .................................Sept. 15-16.......................Tech Lady Classic / Ironwood Golf Course ............................................................ 1 of 10 2003..................................Oct. 10-11.........................EKU Lady Colonel Classic / Arlington Golf Course ................................................. 1 of 16 2004..................................Nov. 1................................TSU Fall Quadrangular / Nashboro Village Golf Course........................................... 1 of 3 2006..................................April 30.............................TSU Spring Triangular/Greystone Golf Course......................................................... 1 of 3 2008.................................Oct.20-21..........................APSU F&M Bank/Clarksville Country Club............................................................ 1 of 17

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Golden Eagle All-Tournament Honors A complete listing of Golden Eagle golfers who have earned all-tournament recognition through 2011 fall season

Golden Eagle All-Tournament Leaders (Totals are through the 2010 Fall Season/Bold are current)

Beth Underhill............... 14 Kylie Crouch.................. 12 Julie Smith...................... 11 Cherry Bevis................... 11 Ashley Beal..................... 11 Kim Spangler................. 10 Lisa Phipps....................... 9 Melanie Gray................... 9 Diana Carson................... 8 Cindy Copeland............. 7

Megan Bradford............. 6 Madison Denman.......... 6 Leslie Ferrell..................... 6 Sarah Thomas................. 4 Misty McKee.................... 3 Katrina Parker................. 3 Ashley Spangler............. 3 Carla Hazelwood............ 2 Anita Stewart.................. 2 Katherine Bell.................. 1

Year.......Player.................. Tournament..................................................................Score 1990.........Tammy Walker........Tech-Vandy Invitational/Ironwood Golf Course.................... 170 1991.........Katrina Parker.........Lady ‘Topper Invitational/Bowling Green, Ky............................88 1991.........Katrina Parker.........Samford Invitational/Birmingham, Ala..................................... 171 1991.........Melanie Gray...........Tech-Vandy Invitational/Ironwood Golf Course.................... 158 1992.........Melanie Gray...........Winthrop Invitational/Rock Hill, S.C........................................... 152 1992.........Melanie Gray...........Lady ‘Topper Invitational/Bowling Green, Ky......................... 153 1992.........Katrina Parker.........Tech/Vandy Invitational/Ironwood Golf Course.................... 161 1992.........Lisa Phipps...............Samford Classic/Destin, Fla........................................................... 163 1993.........Lisa Phipps...............Winthrop Invitational/Rock Hill, S.C..............................................78 1994.........Lisa Phipps...............Tech/Vandy Invitational/Ironwood Golf Course.................... 157 1994.........Melanie Gray...........Murray State Invitational/Murray Country Club.......................76 1994.........Lisa Phipps...............Murray State Invitational/Murray Country Club.......................81 1994.........Melanie Gray...........OVC Championships/Richmond Country Club..................... 163 1994.........Lisa Phipps...............OVC Championships/Richmond Country Club..................... 164 1994.........Amy Waters..............OVC Championships/Richmond Country Club..................... 167 1994.........Melanie Gray...........Tech/Vandy Classic/Ironwood Golf Course............................. 155 1995.........Lisa Phipps...............USM Lady Eagle Classic/Hattiesburg, Miss.............................. 157 1995.........Melanie Gray...........USM Lady Eagle Classic/Hattiesburg, Miss.............................. 158 1995.........Lisa Phipps...............EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Richmond Country Club............. 163 1995.........Melanie Gray...........Lady ‘Topper Invitational/Bowling Green, Ky............................72 1995.........Lisa Phipps...............Murray Invitational/Murray Country Club............................... 158 1995.........Lisa Phipps...............OVC Championships/Murray Country Club...............................77 1995.........Melanie Gray...........OVC Championships/Murray Country Club...............................79 1995.........Misty McKee............EKU Fall Classic/Richmond Country Club...................................76 1995.........Anita Stewart..........EKU Fall Classic/Richmond Country Club...................................80 1995.........Amy Waters..............EKU Fall Classic/Richmond Country Club...................................80 1995.........Misty McKee............Mercer Invitational/Macon, Ga.................................................... 170 1996.........Misty McKee............OVC Championships/Ironwood Golf Course.......................... 240 1996.........Angie Thompson...Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................ 162 1996.........Ashley Beal..............Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................ 162 1996.........Anita Stewart..........Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................ 164 1996.........Jenny Rushing........Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................ 165 1997.........Ashley Beal..............Western Carolina Invitational/Cleghorn Plantation............. 166 1997.........Ashley Beal..............Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................ 153

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Katie Taylor...................... 1 Natasha Bolton............... 1 Megan French................. 1 Brandy Stout................... 1 Angie Thompson........... 1 Brandy Lambert............. 1 Jenny Rushing................ 1 Amber Shepherd........... 1 Amy Waters...................... 1 Tammy Walker................ 1 Year.......Player.................. Tournament..................................................................Score 1997.........Brandy Lambert.....Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................ 166 1997.........Cindy Copeland.....Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................ 167 1997.........Kylie Crouch............Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC................................ 168 1997.........Ashley Beal..............EKU Invitational/Arlington Golf Course................................... 158 1997.........Cindy Copeland.....EKU Invitational/Arlington Golf Course................................... 165 1998.........Ashley Beal..............Murray State Invitational/Miller Memorial.................................79 1998.........Kim Spangler...........Murray State Invitational/Miller Memoria..................................80 1998.........Leslie Ferrell.............Murray State Invitational/Miller Memorial.................................81 1998.........Leslie Ferrell.............McDonalds Lady Tiger Invitational/Castlewoods GC.......... 152 1998.........Leslie Ferrell.............Southern Mississippi Lady Invitational/Laurel CC................ 157 1998.........Leslie Ferrell.............Mercer Spring Invitational/Macon Golf Course..................... 147 1998.........Kim Spangler...........Mercer Spring Invitational/Macon Golf Course..................... 154 1998.........Cherry Bevis............Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course..................... 148 1998.........Leslie Ferrell.............Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course..................... 148 1998.........Cindy Copeland.....Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course..................... 153 1998.........Ashley Beal..............Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course..................... 153

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Golden Eagle All-Tournament Honors Year.......Player.................. Tournament..................................................................Score 1998.........Leslie Ferrell.............Lady Racer Classic/Miller Memorial Golf Course................... 154 1998.........Ashley Beal..............Lady Razorback Invitational/Pinnacle Golf Course.............. 156 1998.........Kylie Crouch............EKU Invitational/Arlington Golf Course................................... 160 1999.........Kylie Crouch............OVC Championship/Miller Memorial Golf Course............... 246 1999.........Cherry Bevis............Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course..................... 146 1999.........Kim Spangler...........Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course..................... 154 1999.........Cherry Bevis............Lady Racer Classic/Francis E. Miller Memorial CC................. 150 1999.........Cindy Copeland.....Lady Racer Classic/Francis E. Miller Memorial CC................. 154 1999.........Cherry Bevis............Precept Intercollegiate/Clarksville Country Club.................. 150 1999.........Ashley Beal..............Precept Intercollegiate/Clarksville Country Club.................. 156 1999.........Cindy Copeland.....Precept Intercollegiate/Clarksville Country Club.................. 156 1999.........Cherry Bevis............Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course........................... 156 1999.........Ashley Beal..............Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course........................... 158 1999.........Kylie Crouch............Great Smokies Challenge/Waynesville Country Club......... 152 1999.........Cindy Copeland.....Great Smokies Challenge/Waynesville Country Club......... 155 2000.........Ashey Beal................Murray State Invitational/Miller Golf Course.............................80 2000.........Cindy Copeland.....Murray State Invitational/Miller Golf Course.............................80 2000.........Kim Spangler...........OVC Women’s Championship/Ironwood Golf Course......... 234 2000.........Ashley Beal..............OVC Women’s Championship/Ironwood Golf Course......... 235 2000.........Cherry Bevis............OVC Women’s Championship/Ironwood Golf Course......... 239 2000.........Kim Spangler...........Tech Lady Classic/Ironwood Golf Course................................. 153 2000.........Cherry Bevis............Tech Lady Classic/Ironwood Golf Course................................. 155 2000.........Kylie Crouch............Tech Lady Classic/Ironwood Golf Course................................. 156 2000.........Cherry Bevis............Evansville Invitational/Eagle Valley Golf Course......................79 2000.........Kim Spangler...........Evansville Invitational/Eagle Valley Golf Course......................80 2000.........Kylie Crouch............Evansville Invitational/Eagle Valley Golf Course......................80 2000.........Kylie Crouch............Precept Invitational/Clarksville Country Club........................ 152 2000.........Cherry Bevis............Precept Invitational/Clarksville Country Club........................ 158 2000.........Kim Spangler...........Eastern Kentucky Fall Invitational/Arlington.......................... 147 2000.........Kylie Crouch............Eastern Kentucky Fall Invitational/Arlington.......................... 148 2000.........Cherry Bevis............Great Smoky Invitational/Waynesville Country Club.......... 143 2001.........Kylie Crouch............North/South Invitational/Jacksonville Beac........................... 154 2001.........Kim Spangler...........North/South Invitational/Jacksonville Beach........................ 154 2001.........Cherry Bevis............Chris Bannister Classic/Silver Lakes Golf Course......................79 2001.........Kylie Crouch............UAB Lady Blazer Classic/Inverness Country Club....................77 2001.........Kylie Crouch............EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course.................. 225 2001.........Kim Spangler...........EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course.................. 228 2001.........Cherry Bevis............EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course.................. 230 2001.........Kylie Crouch............OVC Championships/Swan Lake Golf Course........................ 228 2001.........Kim Spangler...........OVC Championships/Swan Lake Golf Course........................ 228 2001.........Julie Smith...............Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course..................... 158 2002.........Julie Smith...............Mercer Invitational/Healy Point Country Club....................... 162 2002.........Natasha Bolton.......Mercer Invitational/Healy Point Country Club....................... 164 2002.........Brandy Stout...........Mercer Invitational/Healy Point Country Club....................... 169 2002.........Julie Smith...............OVC Championships/Country Club of Paducah................... 239 2002.........Julie Smith...............Butler Fall Invitational/Eagle Creek Golf Course.................... 236 2002.........Sarah Thomas.........Butler Fall Invitational/Eagle Creek Golf Course................... 236 2002.........Julie Smith ..............EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course.................. 147 2002.........Julie Smith...............Great Smokies Invitational/Waynesville CC............................ 148 2002 ........Julie Smith...............Austin Peay Precept/Clarksville Country Club....................... 157 2003.........Julie Smith...............Blade Sportswear/Healy Point Country Club......................... 158

Year.......Player.................. Tournament..................................................................Score 2003.........Sarah Thomas.........Lady Racer Classic/Miller Golf Course....................................... 155 2003.........Brandy Stout...........Samford Lady Bulldog/Timberline Golf Course.................... 149 2003.........Beth Underhill........TTU Lady Classic/Ironwood Golf Course ................................. 153 2003.........Julie Smith ..............TTU Lady Classic/Ironwood Golf Course.................................. 157 2003.........Beth Underhill........Lipscomb Invitational/Bear Trace at Tims Ford...................... 150 2003.........Sarah Thomas.........Lipscomb Invitational/Bear Trace at Tims Ford...................... 154 2003.........Julie Smith...............EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course.................. 144 2003.........Beth Underhill........EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course.................. 148 2004.........Beth Underhill........EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course.................. 157 2004.........Julie Smith...............OVC Championships/Country Club of Paducah................... 241 2004.........Sarah Thomas.........OVC Championships/Country Club of Paducah................... 241 2004.........Beth Underhill........Lady Indian Classic/Jonesboro Country Club...........................77 2004.........Megan French.........TSU Fall Quadrangular/Nashboro Village................................ 157 2004.........Beth Underhill........TSU Fall Quadrangular/Nashboro Village................................ 157 2005.........Beth Underhill........Buff Rock Shootout/Beat Brock Golf Course........................... 150 2005.........Beth Underhill........EKU Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course............................ 227 2005.........Beth Underhill........OVC/Country Club of Decatur..................................................... 237 2005.........Beth Underhill........Draper Invitational/Draper Valley Golf Club........................... 146 2005.........Beth Underhill........F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate/Clarksville CC...................... 157 2006.........Beth Underhill .......Big River Telephone Classic/Miller Memorial......................... 162 2006.........Beth Underhill........North/Sout/Jacksonville Beach Golf Course........................... 150 2006.........Carla Hazelwood....North/South/Jacksonville Beach Golf Course........................ 155 2006.........Beth Underhill........OVC Championships/Country Club of Paducah................... 227 2006.........Diana Carson...........EKU Colonel CLassic/Arlington Golf Course........................... 239 2006.........Madison Denman..EKU Colonel Classic......................................................................... 242 2006.........Madison Denman..F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate.................................................. 160 2007.........Madison Denman..Lady Racer Classic/Miller Memorial Golf Course................... 158 2007.........Katie Taylor..............Lady Racer Classic/Miller Memorial Golf Course................... 158 2007.........Madison Denman..Samford Intercollegiate/Timberline Golf Course.................. 227 2007......... Carla Hazelwood...TSU Triangular/Greystone Golf Course........................................73 2007.........Diana Carson...........TSU Triangular/Greystone Golf Course........................................76 2007.........Madison Denman..EKU Spring Invitational/Arlington Golf Course..................... 151 2007.........Diana Carson...........IPFW Fall Classic/Deer Track Golf Course................................. 148 2007.........Ashley Spangler.....IPFW Fall Classic/Deer Track Golf Course................................. 150 2007.........Diana Carson...........APSU Intercollegiate/Clarksville Country Club.........................75 2007.........Madison Denman..Troy Invitational/Arrowhead Country Club............................ 151 2008.........Diana Carson...........Birmingham Southern Shootout...................................................78 2008.........Ashley Spangler.....Birmingham SOuthern Shootout............................................... 154 2008.........Ashley Soangler.....North/South Tournament............................................................. 153 2008.........Megan Bradford.....North/South Tournament............................................................. 154 2008.........Megan Bradford.....Draper Valley Invitational.............................................................. 145 2008.........Diana Carson...........Great Smokies Invitational............................................................ 141 2008..........Diana Carson..........APSU Invitational.............................................................................. 152 2008.........Ashley Spangler.....APSU Inviational............................................................................... 152 2009.........Megan Bradford.....Murray State Invitational............................................................... 158 2009.........Megan Bradford.....Nelson Invitational........................................................................... 228 2009.........Megan Bradford.....OVC Championship......................................................................... 233 2009.........Megan Bradford.....APSU Invitational.............................................................................. 150 2010.........Diana Carson...........Birmingham Southern Shootout................................................ 153 2011.........Katherine Bell.........Belmont Invitational...........................................................................76 2012.........Amber Shepherd...Belmont Invitational........................................................................ 152

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Golden Eagle All-Time Participants The Tech Sports Information Office has compiled the following list from past rosters and would appreciate any assistance in maintaining the list. If we’ve missed someone or have any years incorrect, please notify our office. Thank you!

A Sharon Anderson, 1987 B Patty Bailey, 1993-95 Jennifer Ballinger, 1989 Ashley Beal, 1997-00 Jamie Beard 2002-04

Anna Elkins

Carabeth Ball, 1988 Katherine Bell, 2010-13 Cherry Bevis, 1998-01 Michelle Bishop, 1988 Natasha Bolton, 2002-05 Megan Bradford, 2007-10 Tracy Brock, 1988 Katie Brown, 2007-10 Tammy Burton, 1988 C Tara Cantrell, 2007 Diana Carson, 2007-10 Tracy Cash, 1989 Tiffany Chandler, 2001-02 Stephanie Clay, 2000-02 Mary Clift, 1989 Joy (Martin) Coffee, 1990-92 Cindy Copeland, 1997-00 Kylie Crouch, 1998-01

E Angela Edwards, 1990 Anna Elkins, 1998 Madalyn Everts, 2012 -2013 F Leslie Ferrell, 1998-99 Allison Frankenburg, 2003 Amy Franklin, 1997 Megan French, 2003-06 G Kayla Garrison, 2004-07 Melanie Gray was inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Allison Geer, 2012-13 Fame in 2006. Katy Beth Glover, 2011-12 Molly Graham, 1986-87 Melanie Gray, 1991-92, 94-95 L Brandy Lambert, 1995-98 Tammy Lane, 1987 H N Stephanie Laud, 1986 Kirsten Hassler, 2004-06 Heather Neal, 1998 Colleen Lee, 1987 Carla Hazelwood, 2006-09 Kelly Norton, 1989-91 Hilary Helton, 1998 M Tiffany Hickey, 1990 P Margaret Marsh, 1998 Katya Hoffman, 2012-13 Katrina Parker, 1991, 1993-94 Melanie Marshall, 1987 Heather Houser, 2007-09 Lisa Phipps, 1992-95 Kristen Martinez, 2004-06 Karyn Priest, 1994 Angela Mason, 1996 J Misty McKee, 1995-96 Paula Jackson, 1989-92 R Lacy Mitchell, 2001 Amanda Randolph, 2010-13 Melody Moore, 2007-2009 K Mary Reid, 1996-97 Susan Moreau, 1991-93 Karen Kendall, 1986 Donna Reynolds, 1988 Amy Mullins, 1998-01 Carley Rhyne, 2008-11 Rachel Murphy, 1998 Renea Riley, 1991-92 Jenny Rushing, 1997 S Amanda Seibert, 2004-06 Amber Shepherd, 2011-13 Leslie Short, 1993 Meredith Simpson, 1998-02 Julie Smith, 2001-04 Ashley Spangler, 2006Kim Spangler, 1998-01 Lindsay Spradlen, 2008-11 Anita Stewart, 1995-97 Brandy Stout, 2002-05 Maegan Sullivan, 2006-09

D Peni Davis, 1997 Madison Denman, 2006-09 Jennifer Denton, 1994-95 Sarah Thomas

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Golden Eagle All-Time Participants / Team Awards

Team Awards

Angie Thompson

T Katie Taylor, 2007 Sarah Thomas, 2001-04 Angie Thompson, 1994-97 Kristie Tolbert, 1992-93 U Beth Underhill, 2003-06 V Brandy Van Etten, 2011-12 W Tammy Walker, 1991, 1993 Ericka Wann, 2011 Amy Waters, 1993-96 Lori Whitaker, 1986-89 Cheryl Williams, 1986 Megan Williamson, 2012-13

Kayla Garrison

Most Valuable Player: 1994 - Melanie Gray 1995 - Lisa Phipps 1996 - Amy Waters 1997 - Ashley Beal 1998 - Leslie Ferrell 1999 - Kylie Crouch 2000 - Cherry Bevis 2001 - Cherry Bevis Kylie Crouch Kim Spangler 2002 - Julie Smith 2003 - Julie Smith 2004 - Julie Smith 2005 - Beth Underhill 2006 - Beth Underhill 2007 - Madison Denman 2008 - Ashley Spangler 2009 - Megan Bradford 2010 - Megan Bradford 2011 - Carley Rhyne 2012 - Katherine Bell Most Improved Player: 1994 - Angie Thompson 1995 - Amy Waters 1996 - Brandy Lambert 1997 - Cindy Copeland 1998 - Kylie Crouch 1999 - Kylie Crouch 2000 - Kim Spangler 2001 - Julie Smith 2002 - Sarah Thomas 2003 - Natasha Bolton 2004 - Beth Underhill 2005 - Kristen Martinez 2006 - Madison Denman 2007 - Ashley Spangler 2008 - Megan Bradford 2009 - Carley Rhyne 2010 - Carley Rhyne 2011 - Katy Beth Glover 2012 - Amber Shepherd Most Dedicated Player: 1994 - Melanie Gray 1995 - Misty McKee 1996 - Anita Stewart 1997 - Peni Davis 1998 - Leslie Ferrell 1999 - Kylie Crouch 2000 - Cherry Bevis 2001 - Cherry Bevis Kylie Crouch 2002 - Julie Smith 2003 - Sarah Thomas Beth Underhill 2004 - Megan French 2005 - Kristen Martinez

2006 - Carla Hazelwood 2007 - Madison Denman 2008 - Madison Denman 2009 - Diana Carson 2010 - Megan Bradford 2011 - Brandy VanEtten 2012 - Brandy VanEtten & Madalyn Everts

Impact Award: 1994 - Angie Thompson 1995 - Misty McKee 1996 - Angela Mason 1997 - Ashley Beal 1998 - Leslie Ferrell 1999 - Cherry Bevis 2000 - No award given 2001 - Julie Smith 2002 - Natasha Bolton Brandy Stout 2003 - Kristen Martinez 2004 - Kayla Garrison 2005 - None 2006 - Carla Hazelwood 2007 - Diana Carson 2009 - Carley Rhyne 2010 - Amanda Randolph 2011 - Amanda Randolph Low Average: 1994 - Melanie Gray (82.5) 1995 - Melanie Gray (80.4) 1996 - Amy Waters (86.1) 1997 - Ashley Beal (84.6) 1998 - Leslie Ferrell (80.6) 1999 - Leslie Ferrell (81.3) 2000 - Cherry Bevis (78.9) 2001 - Kylie Crouch (76.8) 2002 - Julie Smith (82.4) 2003 - Julie Smith (81.8) 2004 - Julie Smith (78.3) 2005 - Beth Underhill (79.9) 2006 - Beth Underhill (77.3) 2007 - Madison Denman (80.3) 2008 - Ashley Spangler (78.3) 2009 - Megan Bradford (77.2) 2010 - Diana Carson (78.1) 2011 - Carley Rhyne (80.1) 2012 - Katherine Bell (81.1) Best Putter: 1995 - Lisa Phipps 1996 - Misty McKee 1997 - Angie Thompson 1998 - Ashley Beal 1999 - Kylie Crouch 2000 - Cindy Copeland 2001 - Kylie Crouch 2002 - Julie Smith 2003 - Julie Smith 2004 - Julie Smith 2005 - Beth Underhill 2006 - Kristen Martinez

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2007 - Madison Denman 2008 - Ashley Spangler 2009 - Madison Denman 2010 - Diana Carson 2011 - Amber Shepherd

Long Hitter: 1995 - Melanie Gray 1996 - Angela Mason 1997 - Cindy Copeland 1998 - Leslie Ferrell 1999 - Leslie Ferrell 2000 - Cherry Bevis 2001 - Cherry Bevis 2002 - Julie Smith 2003 - Julie Smith 2004 - Julie Smith 2005 - Megan French 2006 - Megan French 2007 - Ashley Spangler 2008 - Ashley Spangler 2009 - Ashley Spangler 2010 - Amanda Randolph 2011 - Katherine Bell 2012 - Amanda Randolph Team Captains: 1994 - Lisa Phipps 1995 - Melanie Gray Lisa Phipps 1996 - Amy Waters 1997 - Angie Thompson Brandy Lambert 1998 - Brandy Lambert 1999 - Leslie Ferrell-Barrett 2000 - Ashley Beal Cherry Bevis 2001 - Cherry Bevis Kylie Crouch Amy Mullins Kim Spangler 2002 - Meredith Simpson 2003 - Sarah Thomas Julie Smith 2004 - Sarah Thomas Julie Smith 2005 - Natasha Bolton Brandy Stout 2006 - Megan French Kirsten Hassler Mandy Seibert Beth Underhill 2007 - Kayla Garrison 2008 - Meagan Sullivan 2009 - Meagan Sullivan Carla Hazelwood Ashley Spangler Madison Denman 2010 - Diana Carson 2011 - Carley Rhyne Lindsay Spradlen 2012 - Katherine Bell Amanda Randolph

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Golden Eagle Tournament Medalists Golden Eagle golfers have been tournament medalists 25 times since 1993 Year........ Medalist...............Tournament/Site........................................................................ Score 1993.......... Lisa Phipps.............. Winthrop Invitational/Rock Hill, S.C.................................................................78 1994.......... Melanie Gray.......... Murray State Invitational/Murray Country Club..........................................76 1995.......... Lisa Phipps.............. OVC Championship/Murray Country Club....................................................77 1995.......... Amy Waters............. EKU Fall Classic/Richmond Country Club......................................................76 1997.......... Angie Thompson.. Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC...................................78-74—162 1997.......... Kim Spangler.......... Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course.........................76-76—152 1997.......... Ashley Beal.............. Cumberland Fall Invitational/London CC...................................74-79—153 1998.......... Ashley Beal.............. Murray State Invitational/Miller Memorial GC.............................................79 1998.......... Leslie Ferrell............ Mercer Spring Invitational/Macon Golf Course........................72-75—147 1998.......... Cherry Bevis (t1st).Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course.........................73-75—148 1998.......... Leslie Ferrell (t1st).Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course.........................75-73—148 1999.......... Cherry Bevis ........... Tennessee Tech Classic/Ironwood Golf Course.........................70-76—146 1999.......... Cherry Bevis............ Precept Intercollegiate/Clarksville Country Club.....................71-79—150 1999.......... Kylie Crouch............ Great Smokies Collegiate/Waynesville Country Club.............74-78—152 2000.......... Kim Spangler.......... OVC Championship/Ironwood Golf Course.........................77-79-78—234 2000.......... Kim Spangler.......... Tech Lady Classic/Ironwood Golf Course....................................75-78—153 2000.......... Cherry Bevis............ Evansville Lady Aces Invitational/Eagle Valley Golf Course....................79 2000.......... Kylie Crouch............ Precept Invitational/Clarksville Country Club...........................77-75—152 2000.......... Cherry Bevis............ Great Smokies Invitational/Waynesville Country Club..........70-73—143 2001.......... Kylie Crouch............ EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course...............77-76-72—225 2002.......... Julie Smith............... Precept Intercollegiate/Clarksville Country Club ....................78-19—157 2003.......... Beth Underhill........ Lipscomb Intercollegiate/Bear Trace at Tims Ford ..................78-72—150 2003.......... Julie Smith............... EKU Lady Colonel Classic/Arlington Golf Course ....................74-70—144 2004.......... Megan French........ TSU Fall Quadrangular/Nashboro Village...................................79-78—157 2007.......... Madison Denman.EKU Spring Invitational/Arlington Golf Course..........................75-76--151 2009.......... Megan Bradford.... APSU Invitataional/Clarksville Country Club...............................78-72--150

Golden Eagle Medalists in Dual Matches

Golden Eagle Medalist Leaders

Golden Eaglette players who have won tournament medalist honors:

Cherry Bevis................................................5 Kim Spangler..............................................3 Kylie Crouch...............................................3 Ashley Beal..................................................2 Leslie Ferrell................................................2 Lisa Phipps..................................................2 Julie Smith .................................................2 Megan Bradford........................................1 Madison Denman.....................................1 Megan French............................................1 Melanie Gray..............................................1 Amy Waters.................................................1 Angie Thompson......................................1 Beth Underhill...........................................1

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Ashley Beal

Year....... Medalist................Opponent/Site........................Score 1986.........Cheryl Williams....... Vanderbilt/Nashville, Tenn................91 1986.........Cheryl Williams....... Austin Peay /Cookeville CC...............78 1990.........Joy Martin................. Cincinnati/Ironwood Golf Course...79 1990.........Joy Martin................. Cincinnati/Ironwood Golf Course...87 1990.........Katrina Parker.......... Tulane /Ironwood Golf Course.........84 1992.........Susan Moreau.......... Samford/Birmingham, Ala.................40 1994.........Melanie Gray............ Murray/Ironwood Golf Course.........82

Cherry Bevis has won the most medalist honors

Tech’s first medalist: Cheryl Williams

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1975 Inductees

Preston V. (Putty) Overall (1923-67)--Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball CreedDentonMcClure(1937-39)--Football,Track B. Holmes Neal (1937-39)--Football Tom Fann (1950-52)--Football James Dearing Miller (1920-25)--Football

1976 Inductees

MalcolmP.Quillen(1930-33)--Baseball,Football RaymondH.(Bull)Brown(1933-37)--Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track Elwin W. (Wink) Midgett (1930-34)--Baseball, Basketball, Football SidneyMcGee(1939-68)--SportsInformation Emmett T. Strickland (1933-36)--Football, Baseball, Basketball

1977 Inductees

HooperEblen(1941-74)--Basketball,Baseball, Football, Track, Tennis, Golf Kenneth Sidwell (1955-56)--Basketball Joe B. Sills (1927-31)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Wilburn Tucker (1941-67)--Baseball, Football Eddie Watson (1922-28)--Football, Baseball, Basketball

1978 Inductees

Benton Bilbrey (1940-43)--Track, Football, Baseball HulandDraper(1937-40)--Baseball,Basketball JackVan Hooser (1951-54)--Football, Baseball Lonnie Warwick (1961-63)--Football Homer(Rudy)Schmittou(1959-62)--Football, Track

1979 Inductees

Carl S. (Cotton) Barlow (1936-39)--Football, Baseball Tom Chilton (1956-57)--Track William Dupes (1949-51)--Football James S. Hagan (1957-60)--Basketball FlaviousSmith(1948-52)--Football,Basketball

1980 Inductees

Albert Jobe (1927-30)--Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track Jim Ragland (1960-63)--Football Marshall (Stick) Taylor (1953-56)--Footballl DavidC.Williamson(1927-33)--Football,Basketball Larry Schreiber (1966-69)--Football

1981 Inductees

Frank R. Adams (1927-31)--Football Lowell Smith (1958-61)--Football James A. Carlen (1924-27)--Athletics

1982 Inductees

David Baxter (1958-61)--Football Kenneth Broyles (1951-53)--Football Banis Norris (1931-35)--Basketball, Baseball Virgil Rains (1949, 1952-54)--Football Ray Thomas (1957-60)--Football

1983 Inductees

Edd Zegarski (1942, 1947-48)--Football,Track

1985 Inductees

Earl Carrier (1929-34)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Ray Carter (1970-73)--Rifle HomerHamdorff(1936-39)--Football,Baseball, Basketball Charles (Chuck) Kriese (1970-72)--Tennis

1986 Inductees

Glen(Pete)Davis(1938-42)--Basketball,Football Elois Grooms (1972-75)--Football Mike Hennigan (1971-72)--Football Ron Shumate (1957-61)--Baseball, Basketball

1987 Inductees

R.L. Highers (1940-43)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Frank Jones (1972-76)--Basketball L.C. (Lusk) Stubblefield (1938-42)--Football, Baseball

1988 Inductees

EverettDerryberry(1940-74)--Administration Herbie Merritt (1956-59)--Basketball Dana Winningham (1972-75)--Football Kenneth (Moe) Wright (1955-57)--Football

1989 Inductees

Noble Cody (1952-90)--Athletics James M. Gaylor (1951, 1955-57)--Football, Baseball GayleBurgess-Hastings(1975-76)--Basketball James G. (Red) Jarrell (1944, 46-49)--Football, Basketball

1990 Inductees

L.D. (Speedy) Carden (1946-50)--Basketball, Football PamChambers-Compton(1976-80)--Basketball Bobby Nichols (1960-63)--Golf Johnny Oldham (1955-64)--Basketball

1991 Inductees

Ray Drost (1958-64)--Football, Baseball Ron Filipek (1964-67)--Basketball Rod M. Fitz-Randolph (1976-80)--Rifle Joseph (J.R.) Mulvihill (1967-69)--Football

1992 Inductees

Robert Aylward (1970-73)--Rifle Jerilynn Harper (1979-82)--Basketball Jim Harrison (1943-49)--Baseball, Football MarynellMeadors(1970-86)--Basketball,Volleyball

1993 Inductees

Marc Burnett (1977-82)--Basketball Dr. William Headrick (1941-43)--Basketball, Baseball Pam Cassity Smith (1973-77)--Basketball Don Wade (1968-82)--Football

1994 Inductees

Murray Cunningham (1973-76)--Football DonJ.Henderson(1946-49)--Football,Baseball Ed Hooper (1940-1998)--Athletics Hubie Smith Jr. (1950-56)--Golf

EdwardGracey(1939-42)--Golf,Football,Track Gordon Mason (1957-61)--Football Charles Pangle (1943-45)--Football, Basketball, Ed Burns (1975-79)--Football Baseball Kurt Fitz-Randolph (1976-80)--Rifle W. J. Shumaker (1957-59)--Football Rodney Moore (1975-79)--Track Jim Youngblood (1968-72)--Football

1984 Inductees

Edward F. Etzel (1971-74)--Rifle William C. Francis (1949-52)--Football Don Cook (1948-51)--Baseball, Basketball Tommy Hackler (1959-60)--Football

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1995 Inductees 1996 Inductees

Eldon Burgess (1962-96) andGeneDavidson(1962-98)--Broadcasting Wayne Pack (1970-73)--Basketball Kim Tunnell-Suiter (1982-85)--Volleyball Mike Winchester (1972-75)--Baseball

1997 Inductees

Wayne Anderson (1977-80)--Football Donley Canary (1973-77)--Baseball Jim Newkirk (1980-89)--Rifle Cheryl Taylor (1983-87)--Basketball

1998 Inductees

Juan Escudero (1986-88)--Tennis Bruce Harris (1955-57)--Basketball Bob Joye (1967-80)--Football Derek Lane (1984-87)--Baseball

1999 Inductees

Jim Cornelius (1985-88)--Golf Johnny Donnelly (1989-98)--Supporter MelindaClaytonHatfield(1986-90)--Basketball Elaine Proffitt Keagle (1978-82)--Rifle

2000 Inductees

Bill Branch (1949-52)--Football, Baseball C. Stephen Lynn (1966-69)--Tennis Melanie Marshall (1986-89)--Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Golf John D. Wall (1950-53)--Track Lana Ward (1987-90)--Rifle

2001 Inductees

Matt Bulow (1987-90)--Tennis, Paralympics Angela Moorehead (1988-91)-- Basketball Matt Stark (1977-80)--Rifle

2002 Inductees

John Fitzpatrick (1969-72)--Football Todd Kemp (1985-88)--Baseball Roschelle Vaughn (1990-92)--Basketball

2003 Inductees

Becky Murray Isom (1982-85)--Volleyball Stephen Kite, Sr. (1982-86)--Basketball Steve Moore(1968-83)--Athletics Trainer Raymond Slonena, Sr. (1980-84)--Rifle Barry Wilmore (1982-85)--Football

2004 Inductees

Anthony Avery (1986-90)--Basketball Beth Keylon (1992-94)--Softball Andrea Roark (1990-93)--Softball Delores Wheatley (1969-2004)--Academics

2005 Inductees

Leonard “Sonny” Allen (1951-54)--Football Scott Baerns (1985-88)--Baseball David Mays (1974-98)--Baseball Coach

2006 Inductees

Shawn Monday Smith (1986-90)--Basketball Cecilia Ramsey Fisher (1988-91)--Basketball Angelo Volpe (1987-2000)--President Melanie Gray Walker (1991-95--Golf Bill Worrell (1981-2006)--Basketball Coach

2007 Inductees

Dr.ThurstonBanks(1973-2006)--Administrator Stacy Hughes Britt (19866-89)--Softball Dr.DavidLarimore(1976-2006)--Administrator Eddie Scott (1951-54)--Football, Track Ryan Weeks (1986-89)--Football

2008 Inductees

Chris Hedman (1986-90)--Tennis Mark Maberry (1994-97)--Baseball John“Shakey”McClellan(1964-2007)--Supporter Rachel Melchiorre (1994-97)--Volleyball Tom Pack (1996-99)--Golf

2009 Inductees

DenaAdamsFairley(1995-98)--CrossCountry, Track

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TENNESSEE SPORTS HALL OF FAME Raymond Brown.............. 1933-1937 Hooper Eblen.................... 1941-1974 Tom Fann............................ 1950-1952 P.V. Overall.......................... 1923-1967 Emmett Strickland.......... 1933-1936 Wilburn Tucker................. 1941-1967 Star Wood........................... 1950-1951 Jim Youngblood............... 1968-1972 Bill Dupes........................... 1954-1962 Watson Brown............................2006-

OVC HALL OF FAME Dr. Thurston Banks.......... 1974-2006 Raymond Brown.............. 1933-1937 Dr. Everett Derryberry.... 1943-1974 Hooper Eblen.................... 1941-1974 David Larimore................. 1977-2004 David Mays........................ 1974-1999 Marynell Meadors........... 1970-1986 Bobby Nichols................... 1960-2008 Johnny Oldham................ 1955-1964 P.V. Overall.......................... 1923-1967 Malcolm Quillen............... 1930-1933 Dr. Arliss Roaden.............. 1974-1985 Wilburn Tucker................. 1941-1967 Angelo Volpe..................... 1987-2000 Don Wade........................... 1966-1982 Bill Worrell.......................... 1980-2006

COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME Jim Youngblood............... 1968-1972 Jim Bishop (1967-71)--Football, Baseball John Moorhead (1955-59)--Football, Track TonyStone(1955-59/67-73)--Football/Coach Branon Vaughn (1995-99)--Football

2010 Inductees

Steve Hawkins (1984-87)--Baseball Diane Seng Haynes (1996-2000)--Basketball, Volleyball, Track BrandyHenryKleeman(1999-2000)--Softball Gene Palmer (1956-60)--Cross Country, Track

2011 Inductees

Ralph Broyles (1959-60), Football Chad Evitts (1997-2000), Football Angie Duncan Hyche (1983-87), Volleyball James“Redbone”McMillan(1958-61),Football Esra Bayburt Roan (1994-98), Tennis

2012 Inductees

Kenneth Fults (1958-61), Football Janet Holt Baker (1998-02), Basketball Randy Smith (1988-06), Coach, Administrator Grant Swallows (1998-02), Football, Baseball

A period of 10 years must pass after they complete their eligibility before athletes can be nominated for the Tech Sports Hall of Fame. Nominations are due each year by June 30.


Lindsey Reed

Corey Watson

Tacarra Hayes

Tim Benford

WOMAN OFTHEYEAR

MAN OF THE YEAR

1991 - Dana Scott (Basketball) 1992 - Cecilia Ramsey (Basketball) 1993-BonnieZoss(Volleyball/Track/BB) 1994 - Beth Keylon (Softball) 1995 - Taunya Lovelace (Basketball) 1996-MerrieRobinCaldwell(CC/Track) 1997 - Dena Adams (Track/CC) 1998 - Rachel Melchiorre (Volleyball) 1999 - Amber Clark (Basketball) 2000-DianeSeng(Basketball/Volleyball) and Collin Carmichael (Basketball) 2001 - Rachael Gobble (Basketball) and Adrienne Fortmann (Softball) 2002- Janet Holt (Basketball) 2003 - LeeAnne Mongar (Softball) 2004 - Alexis Boyd (Soccer) and Andrea Brown (Basketball) 2005 - Laura Sidorowicz (Volleyball) 2006 - Anne Morrow (Volleyball) 2007 - Kayla Garrison (Golf ) 2008 - Beth Boden (Softball) 2009 - Kappy Lang (Volleyball) 2010 - Teresa Craig (Volleyball) 2011 - Brooke Mayo (Soccer) 2012 - Lindsey Reed (Soccer)

1993 - Ben Holt (Baseball) 1994 - Mike Kinney (Baseball) 1995 - Willie Queen (Football) 1996 - Gerald Bentley (Football) 1997 - Robert Taylor (Football) 1998 - Jeff Norman (Football) 1999 - T.J. Christian (Football) 2000 - Wes Gallagher (Football) 2001 - Larrie Smith (Basketball) 2002- Grant Swallows (Football) 2003 - Brent Jolly (Basketball) 2004 - Luis Aquerrevere (Tennis) 2005 - Brett Vavra (Football) 2006 - David McMahan (Football) 2007 - Anthony Ash (Football) 2008 - Thomas Nelson (Baseball) 2009 - Bradley Thompson (Football) 2010 - Josh Simer (Golf ) 2011 - Kelechi Ordu (Football) 2012 - Corey Watson (Football)

OUTSTANDINGFEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

OUTSTANDING MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

1994 - Beth Keylon (Softball) 1995 - Taunya Lovelace (Basketball) 1996 - Stacy Hughes (Softball) 1997 - Diane Seng (Basketball) 1998-DianeSeng(Basketbal/VB/Track) 1999-DianeSeng(Basketball/Volleyball) 2000-DianeSeng(Basketball/Volleyball) 2001 - Janet Holt (Basketball) 2002 - Janet Holt (Basketball) and Lupita Hernandez (Tennis) 2003-StephanieDallmann(Softball) 2004 - Lori Bayless (Softball) 2005 - Emily Christian (Basketball) 2006 - Bonnie Bynum (Softball) and Emily Christian (Basketball) 2007 - Bonnie Bynum (Softball) and Beth Boden (Softball) 2008 - Stephanie Fischer (Softball) 2009-StephaniePlace(CCandTrack) 2010 - Tacarra Hayes (Basketball) 2011 - Tacarra Hayes (Basketball) and Leah Meffert (Volleyball) 2012 - Tacarra Hayes (Basketball)

1994 - Mike Jones (Football) 1995 - Greg Bibb (Basketball) 1996 - Michael Penix (Football) 1997 - Mark Maberry (Baseball) 1998 - Andre Caballero (Football) 1999 - Branon Vaughn (Football) 2000 - Branon Vaughn (Football) 2001 - Chad Evitts (Football) 2002 - Grant Swallows (Football) 2003 - Casey Benjamin (Baseball) 2004 - Willie Jenkins (Basketball) 2005 - Willie Jenkins (Basketball) and Frank Omiyale (Football) 2006 - Scott Stallings (Golf ) 2007 - Scott Stallings (Golf ) 2008 - Larry Shipp (Football) 2009 - A.J. Kirby-Jones (Baseball) 2010 - A.J. Kirby-Jones (Baseball) and Chad Oberacker (Baseball) 2011 - Zac Swansey (Basketball) 2012 - Tim Benford (Football)

AN HONORED STAFF Tech Athletics staff members have won many honors and awards since 1986

Tory Acheson - Softball OVC Coach of the Year - 2003, 2006 John Blair - Women’s Volleyball OVC Coach of the Year - 2008 Matt Bragga - Baseball TBCA Coach of the Year - 2009 OVC Coach of the Year - 2010 Bill Branch - Women’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 1994 Watson Brown - Football OVC Coach of the Year - 2011 Kenny Doyle - Tennis OVC Coach of theYear - 2012 Jennie Gilbert - Volleyball OVC Coach of the Year - 1997 David Green - Athletic Trainer TATS Trainer of the Year - 1994 Frank Harrell - Men’s Basketball TSWA Coach of the Year - 1991

Bobby Holloway - Softball OVC Coach of the Year - 1994 Tom Kelly - Rifle OVC Coach of the Year - 2001 Jeff Lebo - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2000, 2001, 2002 Barry Lewis - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 2008 David Mays - Baseball OVC Coach of the Year -1993, 1995, 1997 Sytia Messer - Women’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year, 2011 George Moody - Rifle OVC Coach of the Year - 2002, 2003 Bobby Nichols - Men’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 1990, 2005 Bobby Nichols - Women’s Golf OVC Coach of the Year - 2000, 2001 Steve Payne - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2006

Jim Ragland - Football OVC Coach of the Year - 1992, 1993 Rob Schabert - Sports Information TTU Outstanding Professional - 2004 Qasim Sheikh - Women’s Soccer OVC Coach of the Year - 1998 Randy Smith - Men’s Tennis OVCCoachoftheYear-1991,1992,1999,2006 Randy Smith - Women’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1999 Mike Sutton - Men’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 2005 BWAA Most Courageous, 2006 NSCKaiaJergensonCourageAward,2006 Bill Worrell - Women’s Basketball OVCCoachoftheYear-1987,1990,1992,2000 Bill Worrell - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1986

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DR. PHILIP

OLDHAM

- University President FREED-HARDEMAN, 1980

Dr.PhilipB.Oldham,whojoinedtheuniversity July1,2012,asitsninthpresident,isaformer collegiatetennisplayerwhounderstandsthedemandsonstudent-athletesandwho valueshowcollegeathleticsenhancetheuniversityandsurroundingcommunity. PresidentOldhampreviouslyservedasprovostandseniorvicechancellorof academicaffairsattheUniversityofTennesseeatChattanooga,apositionhehad heldsince2007.Hereceivedhisbachelor’sdegreeinchemistryfromFreedHardemanUniversityin1980andhisdoctorateinanalyticalchemistryfromTexas A&M University in 1985. HespentayearfollowinghisgraduateworkasaWellcomeResearchFellowat BurroughsWellcomeCo.(GlaxoSmith-Kline)beforejoiningthefacultyatMississippi StateUniversityin1986.OldhamservedasheadofMississippiStateUniversity’s chemistrydepartmentforfiveyearspriortobecomingMSU’sCollegeofArtsand Sciences dean in 2001.

fundingformulaforTennesseeandtocreateuniversaltransferpathwaystoprovide seamlessstudenttransfersacrossallTennesseepubliccollegesanduniversities. Alongwithhisadministrativeaccomplishments,Oldhamhasauthoredmorethan 35peerreviewedresearcharticlesinanalyticalchemistry,alongwithtwopatents andapproximately100conferencepresentations.Hisresearchhasbeenfinancially supportedbytheNationalScienceFoundation,AmericanChemicalSociety,U.S. DepartmentofDefense,U.S.DepartmentofAgriculture,U.S.GeologicalSurveyand privateindustry.Hehasservedonanumberofscholarlyeditorialboardsandasa peer reviewer for both the NSF and National Institutes of Health. Oldhamandhiswife,Kari,areproudoftheirfamily,whichincludesthreesons(Clay, Paden and Sam), a daughter (Audrey) and a daughter-in-law (Rebecca).

DuringhisfiveyearsasprovostatUTC,enrollmentgrew28percenttomorethan 11,400students.Heledeffortstoimprovestudentretentionandgraduationrates resultingina15percentincreaseinfreshmenretentioninjustthreeyears.Under hisleadership,UTCestablishedtheCenterforAdvisementandStudentSuccess, createdtheMathPlazaandinitiatedUTeaChattanoogatoeducatefutureteachers. Heoversawtheadditionofdoctoralprogramsinadvancednursingpracticeand occupationaltherapyaswellastheredesignofsummerschool.Underhisguidance,theuniversityraisedsignificantprivatesupport,receivedboardapprovalto createtheUniversityHonorsCollegeandlaunchedacreativenew“Degreein3” programdesignedtoacceleratedegreecompletionatreducedstudentcosts. Oldhamhasservedonstatewidetaskforcestodevelopthenewhighereducation

TENNESSEE TECH UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS MISSION STATEMENT ThemissionofTennesseeTechnologicalUniversity IntercollegiateAthletics,baseduponandconsistent withtheuniversity’smission,istoencouragestudent scholarship and sportsmanship with emphasis placedonhelpingstudent-athletesmakeappropriate progresstowardcompletionoftheirchosenacademic degreeprogramsandbecomeproductivemembers of society. TheTTUIntercollegiateAthleticsProgramservesas arallyingpointfortheuniversityaswellasapublic relationsoutletforuniversityactivitiesbystrivingto bringpositiverecognitiontoTTUthroughaprogram builtonconceptsincludingexcellence,integrity,and enthusiasm.

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Academicintegrityisakeyelementinathleticdecisions,thusensuringthattheeducationalvalues, practices,andtheuniversity’smissionsetthestandardfortheprogram.TTU’sathleticprogramstrives forstudent-athleteexcellenceincompetitionandin theacademicsetting.TTUseekstofielddisciplined andcompetitiveathleticteamsdedicatedtoobserving sportsmanship and applicable rules, to providingqualityathletictrainingandmedicalsupportto intercollegiateathletics,andtosupportingthegeneral welfare of student-athletes. TheTTUIntercollegiateAthleticsProgramfocuseson theoveralldevelopmentofallpersonsparticipating inathletics.Ethicalconductandgoodsportsmanship

arepromotedamongfacultyandstudents,alumni andfriends,athleticsdepartmentstaff,andstudentathletes.Theprogramadherestothepolicies,rules, andguidelinesoftheNationalCollegiateAthletic AssociationNCAA),theOhioValleyConference(OVC), and the institution. IntercollegiateAthleticsisassupportiveofwomen asofmenandassupportiveofthoseintheminority asthoseinthemajority.Theprogramiscommitted tocomplyingwithTitleIXregulations.Intercollegiate Athleticsprovidesopportunitiestoeligiblepersons withoutregardtoage,gender,color,race,religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

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CAMPUS LIFE

Fornearly100years,TennesseeTechhasservedthevariousneedsoftheregion,the stateandbeyond.NotonlyisTechrenownedasafineinstitutionofhighereducation, italsoservesasapublicresourcecenterandencouragesscholarlyresearchand creative activity by its faculty and students.

TennesseeTechstudentsknowthatthereisalotmoretocollegelifethanwhatgoeson intheclassroom.Nearly200studentorganizationsoncampusofferactivitiesranging fromacademic,athletic,cultural,political,community-oriented,socialtospiritual.

Today,Techmakesanumberofcontributionstoeconomicdevelopmentlocally,regionally and nationally. Tech’s65,000-plusalumnioccupypositionsofleadershipineducation,business, industry, government and public service. TennesseeTechiswidelyknownasaninstitutionnotedforitsacademicquality--an institutionwheretheenergiesofthefaculty,staffandstudentsaredevotedtoensuring that the university’s quality is maintained and enhanced. Theuniversityisdividedintosevenacademicdivisionsoffering44programsofstudy leadingtothebachelor’sdegreeand20programsofstudyatthegraduatelevel. Morethan75percentofthe370full-timefacultymembersholddoctoraldegrees.

AtTech,it’seasytogetinvolvedandmakefriends.Campusrecreationcoordinates11 intramuralandclubsports:basketball,bowling,flagfootball,golf,racquetball,rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball and wrestling. TheFitnessCenterisafree,full-servicehealthclubforstudents.Ithousesafully equippedweightroom,25-meterindoorpool,cardiovascularequipmentandanindoor track. Techisalsoacenterforthearts,presentingconcerts,theatreproductions,lectures, danceperformances,films,workshops,demonstrationsandartexhibitseachyear. And,ofcoursethere’salwaysanathleticseventtoattend.TennesseeTech’sathletic teamscompeteintheOhioValleyConferencefor14sportsontheNCAADivisionIlevel, and students can attend all regular season athletic events absolutely free!

ConsideredoneofthemostpicturesquecampusesintheSouth--andoneofthe safest--thebuildingscarryanattractiveGeorgianstyleofarchitecturethatlendsthe Tech campus an Ivy-league character. Techwasestablishedin1915asTennesseePolytechnicInstitute,locatedonthesiteof itsforerunner,DixieCollege.TPIgaineduniversitystatusin1965,reflectingtheinstitution’s role as a multipurpose, state-supported university. Tech’scurrentenrollmentcontinuestoincludestudentsfromalmostall95Tennessee counties,alongwithstudentsfrommorethan40otherstatesandabout40foreign countries.

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ATHLETICS ADMINISTRATION

Leveda Birdwell Corporate Sales & Marketing

Kevin Bostian Associate A.D. Development

Joe Erdeljac Frank Harrell Director of Sports Associate Medicine Athletics Director

Tammie McMillan Dr. Jeff Roberts Rob Schabert Assistant A.D. Faculty Athletics Assistant A.D. Business Representative SportsInformation

Ben Shannon Facilities & Events

MARKETING & SALES

Dr. Lance Jasitt Assistant A.D. Academics

Mark Wilson Tennessee Tech University Director of Athletics

Mandy Thatcher Compliance & Special Events

Hannah Hut

Bobby Long

TICKET OFFICE

HEAD COACHES

Sandy Zimmerman Bonnie Bynum Softball

Matt Bragga Baseball

Daniel Brizard Soccer

Polk Brown Men’s/Women’sGolf

Watson Brown Football

Robin Burroughs Cheerleading/Dance

Tony Cox CrossCountry/Track

Jim Davis Women’sBasketball

Kenny Doyle Men’s Tennis

Steve Payne Men’s Basketball

Chip Pugh Performance

Dave Zelenock Volleyball

SPORTS INFORMATION

Erin Bean

Brandon Goodwin

Mike Lehman

Dan Bailey

Mike Hewett

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Marilyn Borch-Jensen

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Justin Hilliard

Ashlee Kiser

FACILITIES

Tyler Birdwell

ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

Matt Wagner

Jen Hoffman

Kim Meredith

Matt Dexter

DEVELOPMENT

Scott Schweitzer

Roy McGinty

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Virginia Lewis

Patrena Hicks

Jessica Morgan

Kim Nash

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MARK

WILSON

- Director of Athletics UNIVERSITY OF MAINE, 1991

Mark Wilson’s first eight years as Director of AthleticsatTennesseeTechhaveshowcased hisvision,energy,andenthusiasmforproviding outstandingexperiencesforTech’sstudentathletesandfans.HighlightsofhiseffortsincludemajorimprovementsinTennessee Tech’sathleticsfacilitiesincludingtheBasketballCoach’sComplexandtheAthletic PerformanceCenter,highgraduationandAPRratesbyGoldenEaglestudent-athletes, outstandingacademicsuccess,andexcellentrelationshipswiththecampus,community and alumni. Inshort,WilsonhasfacilitatedgrowthandexcellenceinallareasofTTUAthletics. InJune,Wilsonagreedtoafive-yearcontractextension,keepinghimatthehelmofthe Golden Eagle athletics program through 2017. ComingoffanappointmentontheNCAALeadershipCouncil,Wilsonisbeginninga four-yeartermontheNCAADivisionIFootballChampionshipCommitteeandDivision IFootballIssuesCommittee,andhasbeenveryactiveintheOhioValleyConference governance structure. Wilson,43,hasledAthleticstoseveralmilestoneaccomplishmentsduringhisfirsteight years,includingenhancedfacilitiesandfundraising,highprofilestaffadditions,and compliance and academic success. UnderWilson’sguidance,theprogramhascontinuedtofocusontheacademicsuccess ofitsstudent-athletes,withsoaringnumberseachsemesterontheAthleticDirector’sHonorRoll.Tech’sstudent-athleteshaveachievedtheirhighestoverallcombined semester GPAs. WilsonalsodevelopedastrategicplanforTech’sathleticfacilitiesandhasalreadyseen someofthoseplansbecomereality.Duringthepastfiveyears,Techhascompleted severalconstructionandrenovationprojectstoathleticfacilities,includingaspectacular,newAthleticPerformanceCenteronthewesternedgeofcampus,aspacious,new basketballofficecomplexinEblenCenter,anewnaturalgrasspracticefield,installation ofnewturfinTuckerStadium,renovatingtherunningtrack,renovatingthefootball offices, meeting rooms and locker rooms, and new lights at Tucker Stadium.

JustasimportantaretherelationshipsthatWilsonhasdevelopedandnurtured,includingtheCookeville-PutnamCountyChamberofCommerce,thestudentbody,thecampus communityandtheregionat-large.Hisleadershiphasbeeninstrumentalintheoverwhelmingsuccessinthecommunity’shostroleatTuckerStadiumfortheannualBlue Cross Bowl for the TSSAA high school state championship football games. Techhasalsoseengrowthinregionalandnationalmediaexposureforitsstudentathletesandcoacheswhilehishand-onapproachtomarketingandbrandingGolden EagleAthleticshasearnedincreasedopportunitiesandinvolvementforfansand sponsors.SomeoftheideashehasimplementedincludethePurplePrideCaravans,a newathleticslogoandbrandingmarksthathavegainednationwiderecognition,andan updated and modern ticketing system. UnderWilson’sdirection,Techisalsoonthebrinkofintroducinganenhanceddigital videopresenceforathletics,includingfreelivewebstreamingproductionsandavarietyofadditionalvideoprograms,interviewsandfeaturesthatwillgivefans,alumniand supportersgreateraccesstoGoldenEagleteams,student-athletes,coachesandstaff. Duringhistenure,Wilsonhassuccessfullyselectedandhiredheadcoachesforsixof theschool’s14teams,andthreeofthosehireshaveearnedOhioValleyConference Coach of the Year honors. AnotherhighlyvisibleproductofWilson’sleadershipistheincreasedfansupportat GoldenEagleevents.Lastyear,whilewinningtheOVCChampionshipforthefirsttimein 36years,theTechfootballteamdrewthelargestaveragehomeattendanceatTucker Stadiumin25years.InFebruary,Techsetaschoolrecordforthelargestattendance at a women’s basketball game. WilsonwasnamedDirectorofAthleticsonJuly1,2004.HecametoTennesseeTech fromapositionofAssociateAthleticsDirectoratOhioUniversity.Priortothat,he servedastheDirectorofAthleticMarketingfortheUniversityofMassachusetts, workedasagraduateassistantintheUMassathleticdepartmentandinternedwiththe Northwestern University ticketing and marketing departments. Wilsonreceivedhisbachelor’sdegreein1991fromtheUniversityofMaineinphysical educationandhealth,andearnedhismaster’sinsportsmanagementfromtheUniversityofMassachusettsin1994.Markhastwodaughters,Katey(17)andMeaghan (12).

Additionalbuildingplanscallforanewstudent-athletecenterandanon-campustennis center. AnotherstepachievedunderWilson’sdirectionhasbeenincreasedfundraisingand developmenteffortswiththegoalofprovidingthenecessaryfacilitiesandresources for Tech’s student-athletes, coaches and staff. Allofthoseaccomplishmentshavecomewhilethedepartmenthascontinuedtostay focusedoncompliancewithallNCAArulesandregulations.ThemostrecentNCAA announcementsshowthatall14ofTech’sathleticprogramsarecomfortablyabove thebenchmarkforcomplianceintheAthleticProgressRate(APR),includingtwoTech teamswinningPublicRecognitionAwards.Priortothat,theGoldenEaglesoftballteam rankedfirstinthenationforcumulativeteamGPAforthesecondtimeinfouryears.

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DR. LANCE

JASITT

- Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Student Welfare PENN STATE UNIVERSITY, 1978 Dr.LanceJasittservesasAssistantAthletics DirectorforAcademicsandStudentWelfare. Dr.JasittplaysakeyroleintheacademicsuccessofeachofTech’svarsity student-athletes,managers,andgraduateassistants.Hisprimarygoalsare toprovideguidanceandacademicresourcestopermitstudent-athletesto maintaintheiracademiceligibilityunderNCAArulesandtoprogresstograduation.Inthisprocess,Dr.Jasittservesasaprimaryliaisonbetweencoaches and faculty. Adetail-orientedpersonandadiligentworker,Dr.Jasitthasdevelopedasolid understandingoftheoperationsoftheAthleticsDepartment,thestaffand the needs of its student-athletes. Inadditiontohisacademics/studentwelfareroleswithinAthletics,hehas servedincomplianceandadministrativeoperationsrolesintheTechAthletics

Department since 1998. Dr.Jasittisalsohighlyinvolvedinpromotingreadingandliteracyatallage levels.Hewasthe2008-09presidentoftheTTUCounciloftheInternational ReadingAssociationandisactivelyinvolvedinthatorganization.Healso hasservedonthePresident’sCommissionontheStatusofWomenforseven years. RaisedinYork,Pa.,heearnedabachelor’sdegreefromPennStatein1978 andaddedamaster’sinpublicadministrationfromValdostaStatein1987.In 1993,hereceivedamaster’sdegreeineducationfromOldDominionUniversityandaddedaPh.D.inliteracyeducationfromTennesseeTechin2004. Dr.JasittisaformerCommanderintheU.S.Navy.Hiswifeof30years,Donna WhiteJasitt,isaformerCaptainintheU.S.NavyReserve.Theyhavetwo children,IanandMeagan.IanrecentlyreceivedhisseconddegreefromTech, thisoneinEnvironmentalGeology.MeaganisaseniorPre-PhysicalTherapy major at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

The “WIN” program: Work Intensely Now

Marilyn Borch-Jensen Academic Advisement Secretary

Virginia Lewis Academic Coordinator

TheWINProgramwasimplementedinthefallsemesterof2004toprovide additionalsupportforfreshmenandstudent-athleteswhosegeneralacademicprogressplacesthematriskformaintainingeligibilityandgraduating. Theprograminvolvesthestudent-athlete,coach(es),academicadvisor, tutors,andotherstobuildacademicskillsforsuccess.Participationinthe programisprimarilybasedongrades,andcoachesortheacademicadvisor mayrecommendadditionalparticipationatanytime.Allincomingfreshmenmeetatleastonetimeperweekwiththeircoachtodiscussacademic progressandneedsaswellastimemanagementandstudyskilltechniques. Otheraspectsoftheprogramincludemonitoredstudyhours,tutoring,and study skills workshops.

ThesuccessofTennesseeTechUniversity’sathleticteamsistiedcloselytotheacademicprogressofeachstudent-athlete,andtheacademicperformanceofeachTechstudentathlete is closely monitored by the coaching staff as well as an experienced staff in Academic Services, led by Dr. Lance Jasitt. Student-athletesarethemostvisiblecomponentofauniversity,entertainingthousandsoffans,students,alumni,familyandfriends.Theirathleticabilitiesandachievementsarea focus for national attention, as athletic events not only bring back faithful alumni, but serve as a welcome mat to the university for potential new students. Student-athletesdevotemanyhourstopractice,conditioningandtraininginanefforttobethebesttheycanbe.Thesehoursarenotrequiredbynon-athletesinthestudent body, and these extra demands can compete with academics for the student-athlete’s time and energy. TheTechAthleticsDepartmentworkstoprovidehelpwithcoursecontent(throughtutorsandmonitoredstudyhours)aswellaswithtimemanagementandstudyskillsandany other academic support services that will allow Tech student-athletes to maximize their academic potential.

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ASHLEE

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- Academics Advisor -

KISER

TennesseeTech alumna Ashlee Kiser serves as AcademicAdvisorforTech’sstudent-athletes.AnativeofWartburg,Tenn.,Kiserearnedherbachelor’s degreeinEnglishfromTechin2005andamaster’s inEnglishin2007.ShegraduatedMagnaCumLaude in 2005 and finished her graduate degree with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Alongwithheraccoladesasastudent,KiserhasalsotaughtnumerousEnglishand writingcoursesatseverallevelsinandaroundtheCookevilleareaincludingCookeville High School, Tennessee Tech and Nashville State Community College. Alongwithhersuccessintheclassroom,bothasastudentandteacher,Kiserhas alsobeenactiveinthecommunityhavingparticipatedinanumberofdifferentevents. ShehasservedasawritingscoreratseveraleventsatNashvilleStateandTennessee Tech.ShehasalsobeenayearlyparticipantintheTTUFestivalofStudentWritingsince 2006 and was a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. Kiserandherhusband,Brinn,recentlywelcomedtheirfirstchildonMother’sDay–Ian Lonnie Kiser was born May 13, 2012.

ESPNTHE MAGAZINE / COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA 1976...........Donley Canary, Baseball 1978..........Pat Kannapel, Basketball 1982......Jerilynn Harper, Basketball 1985.........Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1986.... Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986.........Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987..................Derek Lane, Baseball 1987.........Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987.... Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1988......................Jim Cornelius, Golf 1990................Lisa Johnson, Softball 1993.............. Andrea Roark, Softball 1996...... Dena Adams, Track & Field 1996..............Stacy Hughes, Softball 1996... Dena Adams, Cross Country 1997...... Dena Adams, Track & Field 1997.Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1998 .... Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1999............Adnan Hadzialic, Tennis 1999............Wes Gallagher, Football 2000............. Diane Seng, Basketball 2000............ Nick Solomon, Football 2001................Janet Holt, Basketball 2002................Janet Holt, Basketball 2002.......LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2003....... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2003.......LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2004....... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2005..........Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2007..................Beth Boden, Softball 2008......... Thomas Nelson, Baseball 2008..................Beth Boden, Softball 2008...... Stephanie Fischer, Softball 2009.............. Taylor Askew, Football 2009............. Teresa Craig, Volleyball 2010........................... Josh Simer, Golf

HILLIARD

TennesseeTechwelcomedbackoneofitsown.Justin HilliardrejoinedTechAthleticsintheroleofAcademic AdvisorwherehewillworkwiththeTTUstudentathletes,helpingthemtoexcelintheclassroom. Hilliard,aPikeville,Tenn.native,spentfiveseasons ontheGoldenEaglefootballteamincludingaredshirtfreshmanseason.AnAll-OVC Selectioninhisseniorseason,hewrappedasolidcareerwith117totaltackles,22.5 tackles-for-loss, 2 blocked kicks, and one and half sacks in 43 career games. Hetookadvantageofhistimeintheclassroomaswell,earningaBachelorofScience in Business Administration, Human Resource Management in May of 2010. WhileatTech,Hilliardwasinvolvednotonlywiththefootballteam,butalsowiththe SocietyofHumanResourceManagement(SHRM)andtheprestigiousWho’sWho AmongStudentshonorsprogram.HealsoservedasanAcademicMentor,tutoring other students in math and business courses. Hilliard will be joined by his wife Staci during his time at Tech.

ESPN THE MAGAZINE / COSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA DISTRICT IV District IV consists of Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Alabama. 1985.........Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1985............ Barry Wilmore, Football 1985.... Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986.... Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1986............. Joel Chandler, Football 1986.........Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987................Ed deHass, Basketball 1987..................Derek Lane, Baseball 1987.........Angie Duncan, Volleyball 1987.... Andy Rittenhouse, Football 1987................Clark Richey, Football 1988......................Jim Cornelius, Golf 1990.............Steve Arnette, Baseball 1990............. Tuesday Frase, Softball 1990................Lisa Johnson, Softball 1990........ Spencer Hissam, Football 1991..............Ted Lockerby, Football 1991.......................Ben Holt, Baseball 1991.............. Andrea Roark, Softball 1992..............Ted Lockerby, Football 1992.............. Andrea Roark, Softball 1993.............. Andrea Roark, Softball 1993.......................Ben Holt, Baseball 1994...Mary Beth Coombs, Softball 1995...................Scott Trent, Football 1995..........................Lisa Phipps, Golf 1995.Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1996.................Jason Matson, Tennis 1996..............Stacy Hughes, Softball 1996.Kelly Carmichael, Track & Field 1996...... Dena Adams, Track & Field 1996.............. Brandy Henry, Softball 1996.Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1996.MegganToohey, Cross Country 1997..............Stacy Hughes, Softball 1997...... Dena Adams, Track & Field 1997..... Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1997......................Wade Morrell, Golf

1997................Jeff Norman, Football 1997............Wes Gallagher, Football 1997.Rachel Melchiorre, Volleyball 1998............. Diane Seng, Basketball 1998................Taylor Ralph, Baseball 1998.................... Amy Ayers, Softball 1998..... Jenny Adams, Track & Field 1998............Wes Gallagher, Football 1999............. Diane Seng, Basketball 1999.Collin Carmichael, Basketball 1999............Adnan Hadzialic, Tennis 1999......................Shane Sewell, Golf 1999............Wes Gallagher, Football 1999.Kevin Boucher, Cross Country 1999.Steven Gordon, Cross Country 2000............. Diane Seng, Basketball 2000................Janet Holt, Basketball 2000.Collin Carmichael, Basketball 2000.............. Brandy Henry, Softball 2000........... Mirza Duranovic, Tennis 2000............ Nick Solomon, Football 2001................Janet Holt, Basketball 2001..........Grant Swallows, Football 2001..............Kara Gilbert, Volleyball 2001......................Julie Tryon, Soccer 2002................Janet Holt, Basketball 2002................Brent Jolly, Basketball 2002.......LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2002.Stephanie Ward, Track & Field 2002.................... Alexis Boyd, Soccer 2002..............Kara Gilbert, Volleyball 2002.....................Trey Perry, Football 2003....... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2003 ......LeeAnne Mongar, Softball 2003.................... Alexis Boyd, Soccer 2004....... Stephanie Ward, CC/Track 2004...................Brett Vavra, Football 2004..........Anne Morrow, Volleyball

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2005.....................Eric Anderson, Golf 2005..........Michelle Brigano, Soccer 2005.............. Jess Seyfert, Volleyball 2005..........Anne Morrow, Volleyball 2005.................. Jon Mahan, Football 2006...... Leah Watson, Track & Field 2006..................Beth Boden, Softball 2006.................. Jon Mahan, Football 2007..................Beth Boden, Softball 2007.............. Taylor Askew, Football 2007...Bradley Thompson, Football 2008..................Beth Boden, Softball 2008...... Stephanie Fischer, Softball 2008......... Thomas Nelson, Baseball 2008.......... Keri Coulthard, CC/Track 2008.............. Taylor Askew, Football 2008...Bradley Thompson, Football 2008..................Kathryn Lally, Soccer 2008.................. Taren Brown, Soccer 2008............. Teresa Craig, Volleyball 2009............. Frank Davis, Basketball 2009....................Keri Light, CC/Track 2009....... Stephanie Place, CC/Track 2009......... Lacie Coquerille, Softball 2009............. Teresa Craig, Volleyball 2009.............. Taylor Askew, Football 2010....................Lee Henry, Baseball 2010........Chad Oberacker, Baseball 2010......... Lacie Coquerille, Softball 2010........................... Josh Simer, Golf 2011.............Corey Watson, Football 2011........James Normand, Football 2011......... Lacie Coquerille, Softball 2012........... Molly Heady, Basketball 2012.............Stephen Bush, Football 2013..........Dennis Ogbe, Basketball Total honors since 1985............. 110

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JOE

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- Director of Sports Medicine WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, 1988

JoeErdeljacwasnamedinJuly2008asHeadAthleticTraineratTennesseeTechUniversity.Erdeljac previouslyservedasanAssistantAthleticTrainer atTennesseeTechforsevenyears,andworkedfornineyearswithhighschoolathletes for the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. ErdeljacwasatTechfrom1992to1999.Duringthattime,hewastheAthleticsTrainer forthemen’sbasketballteamandworkedwiththestudent-athletesonallofTech’s teams. AnativeofWestVirginia,Erdeljacbeganhiscareerin1988whileanundergraduateatthe UniversityofWestVirginia.Upongraduationwithabachelor’sdegreeinScienceandPhysical Education,hetookagraduateassistantpositionatAustinPeayandreceivedhismaster’s degree in 1989.

Responsibleforprovidingmedicalcoverage,recognitionandtreatmentofinjuries,andrehabilitation forall14intercollegiateteamsandmorethan300 student-athletes.TennesseeTech’sSportsMedicine departmentprovidessomeofthemostcomplete and advanced care available.

Hisfirstfull-timepositionwasAssistantAthleticTraineratLaSalleUniversitypriorto joiningtheTechstaff.AftersevenyearsatTTU,heacceptedapositionin1999with theCRMCasHeadAthleticTrainerforUppermanHighSchoolinBaxter.Duringhistime withCRMC,hewasavolunteerathletictrainerattheUnitedStatesOlympicTraining CenterinColoradoSprings,workingwiththebasketballteamsandotherOlympicteam members. AmemberoftheNationalAthleticTrainers’Association(NATA),heisalsointheSoutheasternAthleticTrainersAssociation(SEATA)andiscurrentlyservingaspresidentof the Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society (TATS). Joeandhiswife,Jessica,haveonedaughter,RileyGrace,bornonDecember15,2008.

DR. RICHARD

WILLIAMS - Team Physician -

Dr.RichardWilliams,M.S.,M.D.,servesastheTeam PhysicianforTennesseeTechstudent-athletes.A physicianatMid-StateSportsMedicine,Dr.Williams hasspecializedinsportsmedicinethroughouthisprofessionalmedicalcareer,including experiencewithhighschool,college,Olympicandprofessionalathletes.Heunderstandssportsmedicinefromanathlete’spointofview,participatingontrackandfield and basketball teams during his high school and collegiate careers. A1975graduateofCrawfordsville(Ind.)HighSchool,Dr.Williamsalsospentoneyear asaforeignexchangestudentinWestGermany.HegraduatedCumLaude(A.B.)from DartmouthCollege,andwentontoearnanM.S.degreeinMedicalandMolecular

GeneticsfromIndianaUniversity,andanM.D.fromtheIndianaUniversitySchoolof Medicine.Dr.WilliamsworkedwiththeIndianapolisColtstrainingcampandprovided volunteermedicalsupportforhighschoolsoccerandfootballteamsinIndianapolis duringhissenioryearinmedicalschool,andalsoservedasaresearchassistantatthe Methodist Sports Medicine Center. DuringhisresidencyattheUniversityofCincinnatiHospitals,Dr.Williamsprovided coverageforlocalhighschoolandcollegefootballteams,andworkedextensivelywith theUniversityofCincinnatiathleticteams.HeearnedanOrthopedicSportsMedicine FellowshipwithKentuckySportsMedicineinLexington,andduringthe1994-95season wastheteamphysicianatEasternKentuckyUniversity,includingprimarygamecoverage in football and basketball, and training room coverage for all sports. Since1995,Dr.WilliamshasbeeninpracticeintheUpperCumberland.Hehasassumedprimaryresponsibility,trainingroomcareandgamecoverageandinjurytreatmentforallofTennesseeTech’sathleticprogramsalongwithareahighschools.

DR. JAMES

TALMAGE - Consultant -

Dr.JamesTalmage,M.D.,hasoveradecadeofproviding a variety of services toTennesseeTech’s more than 300student-athletesasgeneralpractitionerandconsultanttothesportsmedicine staff.CurrentlyaphysicianattheOccupationalHealthCenter,Dr.Talmagemovedto Cookevillein1979andhasworkedcloselywiththeTechsportsmedicinestaffsince 1987.

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Whileworkingwithallmenandwomenathletes,hisprimaryareaisthewomen’s basketballprogram.AftergraduatingwithadegreeinPhysiologyfromTheOhioState Universityin1968,hewasSummaCumLaudein1972fromtheOSUmedicalschool. HeisBoardCertifiedbothinorthopedicsurgeryandinemergencymedicine,and amonghispublishedworksandlectureshavebeennumerousitemsrelatingtoathletic injuries and sports medicine.

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ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINERS David Boyd

DavidBoydjoinedtheTennesseeTechathletictrainingstaffduring thefallof2012.AnativeofErie,Pa..BoydgraduatedfromWest VirginiaUniversityin2010withaBachelorofScienceinPhysical Education-AthleticTraining.WhileatWVU,heservedasthevice presidentofPhiEpsilonKappa,thehonorsfraternityfortheschool ofphysicaleducation.Healsoworkedwithseveralathleticteams asastudenttrainerincluding:wrestling,football,women’scross country,women’strackandfield,andwomen’sgymnastics.FollowinghisgraduationfromWestVirginia,BoydattendedMercyhurstUniversityandgraduated in2012withaMasterofScienceinOrganizationalLeadership.AtMUheworkedextensively withfootball,men’sandwomen’scrosscountry,men’shockey,andsoftball.Heservedasa teacher’sassistantwithundergraduateathletictrainingstudentsandwasselectedasthe assistantcoordinatorofathletictrainingservicesforthe2011Women’sFrozenFourhockey tournament.Boydalsoservedastheassistantathletictrainerforthe2011Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) wrestling championships.

Adam Graham

Adam Graham joined the Sports Medicine staff in 2011 as assistantathletictrainer.AgraduateofWesternCarolinawith a master’s degree fromWestVirginia, Graham is a native of ChapelHill,N.C.,anda2008graduateofWesternCarolinawith abachelor’sdegreeinathletictraining.Asastudentathletic trainer,heworkedwiththeCatamountfootballandwomen’s basketballteams.Duringhistimeasanundergraduate,healso spentonesummerinaninternshippositionwiththePittsburgh Piratesorganization,workingwiththeBradentonPiratesintheGulfCoastLeague.He alsoservedinvolunteerpositionsattheNorthCarolinaStateHighSchoolcrosscountry andwrestlingchampionships,andtheKentuckyBluegrassGames.AspartoftheWCU AthleticTrainingprogram,Grahamhadastrongholdonthedepartment’sannualhonors,winningtheOutstandingSophomore,JuniorandSeniorawards.Aftergraduation,he spentoneyearinaninternshippositionatGeorgiaTechwhereheworkedprimarilywith theYellowjacketfootballteam.Hiscoveragealsoincludedworkingwiththecrosscountry andtrackteams,andthecheerleadingsquad.During2010-11,Grahamworkedtoward hismaster’sdegreeandservedasagraduateassistantathletictraineratWestVirginia University.HiscoveragewithMountaineerteamswaswiththebaseball,crosscountry, trackandfootballteams.Heholdsmembershipinseveralregionalassociations,andis also a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

DR. WILLIAM C. FRANCIS ATHLETIC TRAINING COMPLEX TennesseeTechUniversity’sathletictrainingcomplexwas renamedtheDr.WilliamC.FrancisStudentTherapy/AthleticTrainingComplexonNovember7,1992,inrecognition ofthededicated,long-timeteamphysicianwhowasinstrumentalinthehealthcareofallTechstudent-athletes for35years.Thestate-of-the-artfacilityislocatedinthe eastsideofTuckerStadium.A1953Techgraduatewho servedasthefootballteam’scaptainandwaspresident ofthestudentbody,Dr.Franciswasinductedintothe school’sSportsHallofFamein1984.Dr.Francispassed away on October 13, 1996.

Randi Kaplan

BuildingherprofessionalresumewithpositionsattheUniversity ofMarylandEasternShore,NewberryCollegeandNiagaraUniversity,RandiKaplanjoinedtheTennesseeTechSportsMedicinestaffinJanuary2012.AnativeofSalisbury,Md.,Kaplan receivedherbachelor’sdegreeinbiologyfromtheUniversityof Albanyin2004andwenttograduateschoolattheUniversityof Buffalo.ShegraduatedwithhonorsfromthecombinedBS/MS programinJune2007andwasBOCcertifiedinJuly.Shewas anAthleticTrainingInternatNiagaraUniversityforoneyear,workingwiththewomen’s hockeyandmen’sandwomen’stennisprograms.Forthenextthreeyears,from2007 to2010,RandiwasanAssistantAthleticTraineratNewberryCollege.In2010,shewas selectedasAssistantAthleticTrainerattheUniversityofMaryland-EasternShore,a positionshehelduntiljoiningtheGoldenEagleSportsMedicinestaff.Sheisamember oftheNationalAthleticTrainer’sAssociation(NATA)inadditiontotheCollegeAthletic Trainer’sSociety,theMarylandAthleticTrainer’sAssociationandtheMid-Atlantic Athletic Trainer’s Association.

Jessica Vaughan

JessicaVaughanjoinedtheTennesseeTechathletictrainingstaffinOctober2011.AnativeofCamanoIsland,Wash., VaughandidherundergraduateworkatWashingtonState University,whereshegraduatedwithaBachelorofSciencein KinesiologywithaconcentrationinAthleticTraining.Fromthere, sheattendedgraduateschoolatSeattleUniversity,whereshe earnedaMasterofSportAdministrationwithaconcentration inLeadership.WhileatSeattle,Vaughanservedasagraduate assistantathletictrainerworkingprimarilywithbaseballandmen’sandwomen’strack andcrosscountry.Inhersummers,VaughanworkedwiththeBellinghamBells,a collegiatesummerbaseballteaminBellingham,Wash.,whichplaysintheWestCoast League. Vaughan resides in Cookeville.

MEDICAL SUPPORT STAFF

Dr. Clark Childress Team Dentist

Dr. Mike Huddleston Team Optometrist

GRADUATE ASSISTANTS

Mike Brown

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CHIP

PUGH

- Head Strength & Conditioning Coach OHIO UNIVERSITY, 2000

Chip Pugh is in his fifth year asTennessee Tech’sstrengthandconditioningheadcoach. Heoverseesthephysicaldevelopmentof student-athletesinall14sports,providingsupportinbuildingtowardchampionships. PughservedthreeyearsinthesamepositionatWinthropUniversitywherehe createdanddevelopedahighlysuccessfulstrengthandconditioningprogram that helped win 12 conference championships. AnalumnusofOhioUniversity,hewasanoffensivelinemanonthefootball teamwhileearningabachelor’sdegreeinsportindustryandamaster’s degree in physical education. Pughbelievesthatthequalitiesthatathletescandevelopinstrengthand conditioningwillnotonlyaidintheirathleticdevelopment,butwillalsohelp them build quality character components necessary for life. AnativeofParkersburg,W.Va.,hebeganhiscoachingcareerathisalmamaterasanassistantstrengthandconditioningcoachwhereheprimarilyworked withmen’sandwomen’strack,men’sandwomen’sswimming,andwomen’s

soccer.HealsoassistedcoachEthanReeve,currentlytheheadstrengthand conditioning coach at Wake Forest, with football while at Ohio. AfterleavingOhioUniversityhebecametheheadstrengthandconditioning coachforfootballatMarietta(Ohio)College,wherehealsoworkedasanassistantfootballcoach.Additionally,duringhistwoyearsatMariettaCollegehe also served as a campus minister to the college. PughisacertifiedmemberoftheNationalStrengthandConditioningAssociationandtheCollegiateStrengthandConditioningCoaches’Association.He also holds the Club Coach certification through USA Weightlifting. HeisaLevel-IcertifiedCrossFittrainerandconductspersonaltrainingclasses open to the public using the CrossFit methods. Chipandhiswife,theformerNicoleCarey,weremarriedJuly29,2000.They liveinCookeville,wheretheyareactiveinsprinttriathlonsandCrossFit.The couplehasonedaughter,RoryLovePugh,bornOctober16,2010.TheirfamilygrewtofouronJune12,2012,withthearrivaloftheirseconddaughter, Reagan Mercy Pugh.

Tennessee Tech’s strength and conditioning program features: • Strength and conditioning coaches • A wide variety of workout stations at the new Athletic Performance Center • A comprehensive obstacle course • Nutrition analysis • Complete conditioning regimen

EMPHASIZING PLAYER DEVELOPMENT The Tennessee Tech strength and conditioning program is a blend of science, technology, nutrition and one-on-one attention to each athlete. Golden Eagle student-athletes make a year-round commitment to physically preparing to play their sport at the highest level. At TTU, a program is tailored to match each student-athlete’s individual needs with the sport-specific physical demands. This includes strength, speed, power, agility, flexibility, metabolic conditioning and motivation. This combination allows Tennessee Tech’s student-athletes to better reach their specific goals. Another major focus of the strength staff is the development of sport-specific speed, agility and conditioning. 42

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By taking advantage of expert instruction, Golden Eagle student-athletes are afforded every opportunity to maximize their athletic potential.

Development of Core Strength Imaginethebodyisa3-linkchainwiththeheadandarmsbeing onelink,thetorso/trunkbeingthesecondlinkandthelegsbeing the third link. If the core link (trunk/torso) is weak or inflexible, thereislittlechanceofmaximizingpotentialbecauseallbody movement stems from the core. Train using ground-based, multi-joint lifting versus machine lifting Mostathletesparticipateinstanduppowersportsusingmany musclegroupsatonce.Theemphasisoftrainingshouldbeon totalbodyathleticismandflexibilityratherthanhavingbodyweight supportedbyamachineandforcingisolationofjustonemuscle group.Byincorporatingground-basedliftsandexercisesthatfocus onthetotalbody,theathletebecomesmorepreparedtousetheir whole body in sport skills.

ASSISTANT STRENGTH COACHES

Train for Power (which results in increased speed) Power=(MassMovedxDistance)/time.Thelesstimeittakesto moveamassacertaindistance,thehighertheoutput.Asseenin theaboveformula,anincreaseinspeedofmovementsresultsin an increase in power.

Dan Bailey

Jen Hoffman

Mike Hewett

Scott Schweitzer

Train Athleticism Manyfactorsareincludedinathleticism:strength,power,speed, agility,flexibility,coordination,fitnesslevelandmentaltoughness arejustafew.Itisthegoaltomaximizeanathlete’soverallathleticism. Train as a Team Whenteamstraintogether,itprovidesanotheropportunityto developchemistry,teamwork,leadershipskillsandacompetitive environment.Withinthiscompetitiveenvironment,teamscanwork onmentaltoughness,attackingtheweightsandmaintaininga positiveattitude.Byenablingathletestoworkonthesethingsasa team,ithelpstopromoteastrongersenseofunity,thusmakingit harder to “fold” under pressure. Make workouts short and intense Therearemanyphilosophiesonhowtogetathletesstronger, fasterandmoreflexible.But,whencombined,thesephilosophies have the same three underlying principles: a) The workouts should be highly organized b) The workouts should be short in duration c) The workouts should be extremely intense The following are recommendations for athletes concerning days and times of strength training (including warmups): • In-season: 3 days / week; 30-40 minutes/workout • Postseason: 3-4 days / week; 45-60 minutes/workout • Pre-season: 4 days / week; 50-60 minutes/workout

Golden Eagle Strength All-Americans under Chip Pugh

Awarded by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Katie Sutherland, Softball Amadi McKenzie, Men’s Basketball Allison Price, Women’s Basketball John Jackson, Football Blair Bowens, Women’s Basketball Kelechi Odu, Football Kaleigh Gates, Softball Elijah Muhammad, Basketball Tacarra Hayes, Women’s Basketball Dustin Dillehay, Football Kendall Hooper, Softball Scott Schweitzer, Football

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AT H L E T I C P E R F O R M A N C E Tech’s new Athletic Performance Center: Building a Better Athlete In the Spring of 2011, Tennessee Tech held the Grand Opening for its brand new, state-of-the-art Athletic Performance Center for Golden Eagle student-athletes. The 25,000 square-foot facility will benefit every Golden Eagle studentathlete. Considered as one of the finest such facilities in the Ohio Valley Conference, the APC features 10,000 square-feet for the new strength & conditioning room and 10,000 squarefeet for indoor practice. At an estimated cost of $2 million, the facility is located west of the softball complex close to Pine Ave. To help Tech’s student-athletes by providing support for the purchase of equipment, please contact Kevin Bostian, associate athletics director for Development, either by phone (931-372-3929) or email him at: KBostian@tntech.edu.

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Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting March 24, 2011

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GAOT HL DL E N F OR O T I CE APGELREF O MTABNACLEL

The new Athletic Performance Performance Athletic Center provides Tennessee Tech student-athletes student-athletes with an indoor practice facility facility practice to use use year-round, year-round, to providing them the opportunity to work on every aspect of their game aspect game 12 months months a year. year. 12 TENNESSEE TECH GOLF GUIDE / 2012-13

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ROB

SCHABERT

- Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Information & Broadcasting ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY, 1977 Now in his 30th year on the Tennessee Tech athleticsstaff,RobSchabertisassistantathletics directorforsportsinformationandbroadcasting. HejoinedtheTechstaffonSept.8,1982,andhasbeengoingfull-speedeversince, workingnotonlyinpublicizingTech’sstudent-athletesandstaffbutalsoinpromotions and marketing for the athletics department.

HeisactiveintheTTUSportsHallofFameselectionprocessandservesastheemcee oftheannualHallofFameDinner.Schaberthaspromotedtheselectionofnumerous TechAcademicAll-Americansandisextremelyactiveinpromotingboththeacademic and athletic accomplishments of Tech’s student-athletes. Anotherwingofhisoperationistheday-to-dayproductionandoperationsofthevast Tech athletics web site, TTUsports.com.

InSeptember2008hewasinductedintotheHallofDistinctionatMinnesotaState University (Mankato).

Robandhisstaffalsoserveasthehoststoallmediaattendingathleticseventson campus.

AnactivememberoftheCollegeSportsInformationDirectorsofAmerica(CoSIDA), hehasattendedtheorganization’sannualworkshopin30ofhis36yearsinthe profession.HehasservedonnumerousCoSIDAcommittees,includingEthics,Academic All-AmericaandWriting,andhecurrentlyservesontheOlympicLiaisonCommittee.

Overthepastseveralyears,manyoftheinternswhohaveworkedforSchaberthave movedintofull-timepositionsintheSportsInformationprofessionatawidevarietyof collegesanduniversities,includingAppalachianState,UAB,Xavier,Idaho,TexasState, Northern Illinois, and the University of New Mexico.

In2004,hewasvotedwinneroftheuniversity’sOutstandingProfessionalAward,and in July 2005 was promoted to his current title.

AMinnesotanativewholearnedthetradeundertheguidanceofhisfather,Bob(a long-timeMinnesotaSportswriter),Robearnedhisbachelor’sdegreeinmasscommunicationsfromSt.Cloud(Minn.)StateUniversityin1977,spentoneyearinthe MinnesotaTwinspublicrelationsoffice,andwasSIDforfiveyearsatMankatoState University.HewasachartermemberoftheSt.CloudchapterofSigmaDeltaChi,the Society of Professional Journalists.

Schaberthaswondozensofnationalpublicationsandwritingawards,including“Best intheNation”fromUSAVolleyballforhisannualmediaguidesixtimes.Inaddition toaward-winningpublications,hehaskeptpacewiththefast-changingworldofthe sportsinformationprofession,movingTechsmoothlyintothedigitalageandthe exploding world of social media. Schabert,56,hasestablishedseveralprogramswithinthedepartment.Hecreatedthe AthleticDirector’sHonorRollin1987andinitiatedthePresident’sAwardsprogramin 1991.HealsoestablishedtheWomanoftheYear/ManoftheYearawardsalongwith the Outstanding Male and Female Athlete awards.

In2002,RobwasavolunteerwiththeSaltLakeOlympicCommitteeasamemberof the Press Operations staff. Robandhiswife,Joan,havetwogrownchildrenwhoarealsointhepublicrelation business--Matt(MoreheadStatesportsinformation)andKristen(U.S.Armypublic affairs). They also have one grandson, Jacob.

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SPORTS INFORMATION INTERNS Erin Bean , a native of Clarion, Pa., and a

graduateofJuniataCollege,joinedtheSports InformationStaffonJuly1,2012.Sheworksin allphasesofthedepartment,andservesasthe primarycontactforvolleyball,women’sbasketball, andsoftball,aswellasasecondarycontactfor football.BeanstudiedCommunicationsatJuniata, whereshewasalsogivenopportunitytostudy photojournalismabroadinAthens,Greece.A three-sportathleteinhighschoolinvolleyball, basketball,andtrack,shechosethepathofcollegiatevolleyballwhichledhertoJuniataCollege. DuringhertimeatJuniataCollege,Beanparticipatedinwomen’svolleyball,beforebecomingactivelyinvolvedintheJuniataSports InformationDepartment.Beanworkedfromstudentassistanttointernandfinishedas aprestigiousJuniataAssociate.Beanhasalsobeeninvolvedinworkingduringseveral championshipsincludingthe2009DIIIwomen’svolleyballregionalchampionship,2011 and2012DIIIwomen’sbasketballregionalchampionship,2011men’svolleyballEIVA ConferencechampionshipsatPennState,aswellasvariousLandmarkConference Championships.

Mike Lehman , 22, began his internship on

August1,2012.ANorthernIllinoisUniversity graduatefromDundee,Ill.,Lehmanworkedasan undergraduateintheNIUSIDoffice.Heservesas theprimarycontactfortheGoldenEaglesoccer, men’sbasketballandbaseballteams,aswellas asecondarycontactforfootball,andworkswith many of the other 11 Tech teams. He is also heavilyinvolvedinprovidingdailyupdatesonthe officialTechAthleticswebsite,producingdepartmentpublicationsandavarietyofsocialmedia projects.WhileatNorthernIllinois,Lehmanheld severalresponsibilitiesoverhisfinaltwoyears. Aftergainingexperiencehisfirstyear,hewaskeptonforaspecialsummerprojectof reformattingtherecordbooks.Lehmanearnednewdutiesinhissecondyear,including leadingthestatisticscrewforbasketballandassistingwithvolleyball.Hewasalso thesecondarycontactforwomen’stennisandwaschosentodesignthe2012MAC Women’sTennisChampionshipprogram.DuringhistimewiththeHuskies,NIUwas honoredasa2011“Super11”sportinformationdepartmentbytheFootballWriters AssociationofAmerica(FWAA),whichrecognizesthebest11FootballBowlSubdivision (FBS) departments in the nation during the season.

Sometimes a pen and paper just can’t tell the whole story.That’s where videocomesin.After producingmorethan 100videosduringthe2011-12academicyear, TechAthleticslookstocontinueitsvisualmedia effortsbyprovidingqualityvideosonaregular basis.Fromfeaturestoriesandbehind-the-scenes piecestohighlightsandpressconferences,the TTUSports1YouTubechannelistheexclusivehome for Tech video content.

VIDEO PRODUCTION INTERNS BrandonGoodwin,inhissecondyearon

staff,istheNewMediaandVideoProduction CoordinatorforTechAthletics.A2010graduate ofTennesseeTech,hereturnedtohisalmamater toworkwiththeTTUSportsInformationstaff.His responsibilitiesrangefrommaintainingTech’s socialmediaeffortsonFacebookandTwitterto engineeringandcoordinatingallathletic’sbroadcasts.GoodwinmanagesTech’svideocontent onYouTubeandontheOVCDigitalNetwork. He provides play-by-play for many of those broadcastsandisoneofthevoicesoftheGolden EaglesSportsNetwork.Thisyear,heservesas theprimarycontactformen’sandwomen’sgolf.AnativeofLenoirCity,Tenn.,Goodwin earnedaBachelorofSciencedegreeincommunicationsandpre-lawwithanemphasis insportsmedia.DuringhistenureatTTU,GoodwinservedassportseditorforThe Oracle,Tech’sweeklystudentnewspaper,wherehecoveredeachofTech’sthen16 intercollegiateteams.HealsoheldthetitleofassistantsportseditorofTheEagle,the TTUyearbook,andwasadiscjockeyonWTTU88.5fminCookeville.Goodwinworked asanundergraduatestudentinthesportsinformationdepartmentfrom2007-2010 whileattendingTech.Hisresponsibilitiesrangedfromwritinganddesigningmedia guides to public address and radio broadcasts.

MattWagner,22,beganhisinternshipin

theTechSportsInformationofficeonJuly20, 2012,andwillplayakeyroleinthedepartment’s expandingvideoproductionarea.A2011Western KentuckyUniversitygraduate,hewillhelpproduce alloftheAthleticslivewebstreaming,coach’s shows,andawidevarietyofvideofeaturesand specialprojects. Hispositionutilizesbothhis creativeabilitiesandhistechnicalknowledge.He worksindesigningsportsprogramming,promos andcreativepiecesforTechathletics,aswellas productionofallGoldenEagleAthleticsvideo andaudiocontentfortheOVCDigitalNetwork, TTUsports.comandsocialmediasuchasTwitter,FacebookandYouTube.Wagnerwill alsoserveastheprimarycontactfortheTechmen’stennisteam,andassistinthe promotionofall14GoldenEagleteams.WagnergraduatedfromWKUwithSumma CumLaudehonorsandBachelorofArtsdegreeinTelevisionandFilmproduction,with aminorinEnglish.ADanville,Ky.resident,Wagnerhasworkedonfilmsets,television sets, and sports productions ranging from Lexington, Ky. to Los Angeles.

Tech fans want the latest news in an easy, free, fast format. That’s whyTech is proud to offer aTwitter service that featuresexclusivelivescores,updatesandphotos fromgames,aswellasnotificationswhenanew storyispostedtoTTUSports.com.Fanscaneven gettheupdatesstraighttotheirmobilephonevia textmessages(messagingratesapply).Logonto Twitterandfollow@TTUGoldenEagles.Formore information, visit www.TTUSports.com.

You already like TTU Sports,sowhynot“Like” them on Facebook? Search for TTU Sports togetbreakingnewsandinformationinyournews feed.Fanscanalsocommentonpostsandshow theirsupportfortheGoldenEaglesbygettingothers to “Like” TTU Sports on Facebook.

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SPRING 2013 SCHEDULE MEN’S MARCH 4-5

AT SAMFORD INTERCOLLEGIATE (SAMFORD)

Hoover Country Club • 54 holes

MARCH 11-12

AT GROVER PAGE CLASSIC (UT MARTIN)

Jackson Country Club • 54 holes

MARCH 18-19 BOBBY NICHOLS INTERCOLLEGIATE (TTU)

Sevierville Golf Club • 54 holes

APRIL 1-2

AT ASU RED WOLF INTERCOLLEGIATE (ARKANSAS STATE)

Ridge Point Country Club • 54 holes

APRIL 15-16

AT TSU BIG BLUE INTERCOLLEGIATE (TENN. STATE)

The Hermitage • 54 holes

APRIL 25-27

AT OVC CHAMPIONSHIP (MOREHEAD STATE)

Greystone Golf Club • 54 holes

8 A.M. 8 A.M. 8 A.M. 8 A.M. 8 A.M. 8 A.M.

WOMEN’S MARCH 2-4

AT KIAWAH ISLAND INTERCOLLEGIATE (CHARLESTON)

Oak Point and Cougar Point • 54 holes

MARCH 11-12

AT LADY EAGLE INVITATIONAL (SOUTHERN MISS)

Hattiesburg Country Club • 36 holes

MARCH 18-19 BOBBY NICHOLS INTERCOLLEGIATE (TTU)

Sevierville Golf Club • 36 holes

APRIL 1-2

AT PINEHURST CHALLENGE (CHARLESTON)

Pinehurst #6 • 36 holes

APRIL 8-9

AT SAMFORD INTERCOLLEGIATE (SAMFORD)

Hoover Country Club • 36 holes

APRIL 21-23

AT OVC CHAMPIONSHIP (EASTERN ILLINOIS)

Greystone Golf Club • 54 holes

8 A.M. 8 A.M. 8 A.M. 8 A.M. 8 A.M. 8 A.M.

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