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Adam Cunningham 5-8 | Sophomore Cookeville, Tenn.

Tanner Garland 5-10 | Senior Cleveland, Tenn.

Mason Griffin 6-2 | R-Junior Kingston, Tenn.

Bryce Kendrick 6-0 | Sophomore Powell, Tenn.

Mitch Thomas 5-9 | Sophomore Knoxville, Tenn.

Maxx Verble 5-10 | Junior Gallatin, Tenn.

Lee Whitehead 5-10 | Junior Knoxville, Tenn.

A.J. Wilkerson 6-3 | Freshman Sparta, Tenn.

Polk Brown Head Coach Third Season

Carla Hazelwood Assistant Coach Second Season


Career Best Times/Distances

Welcome to Golden Eagle Golf 2014 Women’s Golf Spring Schedule

2014 Men’s Golf Spring Schedule Feb. 24-25 at Snowman Getaway Palm Valley Golf Club March 10-11 at Grover Page Classic Jackson Country Club March 17-18 Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Sevierville Golf Club April 7-8 at ASU Red Wolf Intercollegiate Ridgepoint Country Club April 12-13 at UK Bluegrass Invitational UK Big Blue Golf Course April 24-26 at OVC Championships RTJ Fighting Joe Course

Goodyear, Az. Jackson, Tenn. Sevierville, Tenn. Jonesboro, Ark. Lexington, Ky. Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Charleston, S.C. Las Vegas, Nev. Sevierville, Tenn. Richmond, Ky. Lexington, Ky. Muscle Shoals, Ala.

2013 Women’s Golf Fall Results

2013 Men’s Golf Fall Results Sept. 9-10 Sept. 30-Oct. 1 Oct. 7-8 Oct. 14-15 Nov. 3-5

March 2-4 at Kiawah Island Intercollegiate Oak Point and Cougar Point March 10-11 at Bison Invitational Paiute Golf Resort March 17-18 Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Sevierville Golf Club April 4-5 at EKU Colonel Classic Arlington Golf Course April 13 at Morehead State Challenge Kearney Hill Golf Links April 21-23 at OVC Championships RTJ Fighting Joe Course

at Sam Hall Intercollegiate at Murray State Invitational at Bearcat Invitational at APSU F&M Bank Invitational at Hummingbird Intercollegiate

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President’s Award

Sept. 9-10 Sept. 16-17 Oct. 7-8 Oct. 14-15 Oct. 21-21

at MSU Drake Creek Invitational at Great Smokies Invitational at CSU Wendy’s Invitational at APSU F&M Intercollegiate at MTSU Blue Raider Invitational

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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 2013......... Greg Kitts................ Amanda Randolph

2013-14 Schedules....................................1 President’s Award Winners.....................1 Golden Eagle Coaching Staff............2-3 About the Golden Eagles/Men 2013-14 Team Photo / Roster................4 Golden Eagle Profiles........................ 5-12 All-Time Participants.......................13-14 Annual Award Winners......................... 14 Tournament Championships.......15-16 Tournament Medalists.......................... 16 All-Tournament Honors..................17-18 About the Golden Eagles/Women 2013-14 Team Photo / Roster............. 19 Golden Eagle Profiles......................20-25 Tournament Championships............. 26

Greg Kitts

Amanda Randolph

All-Tournament Honors..................27-28 All-Time Participants.......................29-30 Annual Award Winners......................... 30 Tournament Medalists.......................... 31 TTU Sports Hall of Fame....................... 32 Award Winners........................................ 33 University President........................34-35 Director of Athletics.........................36-37 Academic Support...........................38-39 Sports Medicine................................40-41 Athletic Performance Center........42-43 Athletic Performance Staff............44-45 Athletics Staff/Support......................... 46 Ohio Valley Conference........................ 47 Media Relations................................48-49 About the University............................. 32

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 Head Coach: Polk Brown (Tennessee Tech, 2006) Assistant Coach: Carla Hazelwood (Tennessee Tech, 2009)

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Career Best Times/Distances

Golden Eagle Coaching Staff Head Coach Polk Brown Third season As a Player: Top 5 finisher in 2006 OVC Tournament Four-time all-tournament selection

Former Golden Eagle player Polk Brown is in his third season as head golf coach at Tennessee Tech. He was named July 21, 2011, to direct both the women’s and men’s golf teams, taking over the reins from women’s coach Brandy Stout and men’s coach Craig King. “This is an exciting development for our women’s and men’s golf teams, and one that we feel will really benefit our student-athletes,” said TTU Director of Athletics Mark Wilson when making the announcement. “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 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.” Brown received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Tech in 2006, and completed his coursework in 2011 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 two years at Oak Ridge Country Club teaching and hosting junior clinics. “I am absolutely honored to have the opportunity to represent Tennessee Tech,” Brown said. “It’s a dream come true. The coaches before me, especially Bobby, left a huge legacy

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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 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 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.”

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Career Best Times/Distances 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 200102 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 Second season

A 2009 graduate of Tennessee Tech and former Golden Eagle golfer, Carla Hazelwood returned in 2012 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. Hazelwood began her career at Tech in 2005-06 and in the spring was named the team’s Most Dedicated Player by legendary TTU coach Bobby Nichols. She also received the team’s Impact Award in 2006. Selected as 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).

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Career Best Times/Distances Golden Eagle Team Photo / Roster

The 2013-14 Golden Eagles

Front row, from left: Maxx Verble, Mitch Thomas, Adam Cunningham, Lee Whitehead; Back row, from left: Assistant coach Carla Hazelwood, Tanner Garland, Mason Griffin, A.J. Wilkerson, Bryce Kendrick, head coach Polk Brown

2013-14 Golden Eagle Roster Player Adam Cunningham Tanner Garland Mason Griffin Bryce Kendrick Mitch Thomas Maxx Verble Lee Whitehead A.J. Wilkerson

Yr. Ht. So. 5-8 Sr. 5-10 Jr. 6-2 So. 6-0 So. 5-9 Jr. 5-10 Jr. 5-10 Fr. 6-3

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

Head Coach: Polk Brown 4

Major Business Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Business Business EXPW Journalism Wildlife / Fisheries Science

Assistant Coach: Carla Hazelwood

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Meet the Golden Eagles ADAM CUNNINGHAM SOPHOMORE COOKEVILLE HS COOKEVILLE, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-2014 (Sophomore): Playing 15 rounds over five tournaments during the fall season, Adam shot a low-round of 71 during the Sam Hill Intercollegiate...averaged 74.8 during the fall season. 2012-13 (Freshman): Adam showed vast improvement in the spring, playing in seven events and earning two top 15 finishes…at the Forest Hills Invitational (Feb. 23), his 70+75=145 earned him a career-best sixth-place finish, missing All-Tournament honors by just one stroke… shot a 75+74+76=225 at the Grover Page Classic (Mar. 10-12) to earn a 13th-place finish… carded a first-round 67 at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 1-2), tying for the sixth-best round of any OVC golfer of the year… finished the event at even par, his lowest three-round score of the year… helped the Golden Eagles to a surprising third place finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship (Apr. 25-27)… earned a share of the team’s Impact Award with two teammates. In Fall 2012: Cunningham competed in four fall tournaments, playing 12 rounds in his debut season as a Golden Eagle… shot a low-round of 71 at the Mason Rudolph Championship (Sept. 21-23)… averaged a round of 79.5 in the fall. HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman at Cookeville High School, playing No. 1 for the last two years, Adam helped CHS compete as a team in the TSSAA State Championship his freshman and sophomore years...won the 2011 Schooldays tournament shooting 66 to qualify for match play and then winning four consecutive matches...selected to the 2010 Tennessee all-state team, finishing in a tie for second in the TSSAA-AAA state tournament...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 ADAM’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 30 2307 67 76.9 2013-14 15 1122 69 74.8 TOTALS 45 3429 67 76.2

and district co-player of the year in 2011, as selected by the coaches...won the Regional championship in 2010...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... majoring in Business.

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Meet the Golden Eagles Tanner Garland SENIOR CLEVELAND HS CLEVELAND, TENN. TANNER’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 5 396 75 79.2 2013-14 - - - TOTALS 5 396 75 79.2 AT TECH: 2013-14 (Senior): Tanner did not compete during the fall. 2012-13 (Junior): Garland participated in one spring tournament… at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 17-19), he carded identical rounds of 81 to finish tied for 52nd… owned an average of 79.2 for the year. In Fall 2012: 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: Garland was 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 tournaments. PERSONAL: Son of Tony and Dana Garland… born May 20, 1991… full name is Tanner Paul Garland… majoring in civil engineering.

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Meet the Golden Eagles MASON GRIFFIN R-JUNIOR OAK RIDGE HS KINGSTON, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Junior): Mason competed in five tournaments, totaling 15 rounds of golf...finished in the top thirty in four of the five events..averaged a round of 73.6 during the fall. 2012-13 (Redshirt): Mason sat out and earned a redshirt. 2011-12 (Sophomore): Mason played in six tournaments during the spring, accumulating 18 rounds of play…nabbed a top 15 finish at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 16-17) after shooting 72+70+74=216 to finish even and tied for 14th… averaged 75.8 per round on the year. In Fall 2011: 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. 2010-11 (Freshman): 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 came 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...selected to play in the Wiley Cup two years MASON’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2010-11 24 1792 70 74.7 2011-12 32 2425 68 75.8 2012-13 - - - 2013-14 15 1104 69 73.6 TOTALS 56 5321 68 74.7

for the Roane/Anderson County team in competition against Knox County. Personal: Son of Chris and Suzanne Griffin… born May 20, 1992… full name is Mason Maxwell Griffin… majoring in electrical engineering.

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Meet the Golden Eagles BRYCE KENDRICK SOPHOMORE GRACE CHRISTIAN POWELL, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Sophomore): Bryce competed at four events during the fall totaling 12 rounds... totaled his best scores during his last two events...wrapped up the fall with a top 30 finish and he averaged a round of 73.83 during the fall. 2012-13(Freshman): Kendrick competed in six spring tournaments, playing 16 rounds… wrapped up the season with a top 15 finish at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 15-16) after shooting his two lowest scores of the season with a 71+73+70=214 to finish two-under par… led the Golden Eagle squad in average with a 75.26 on the year… named the team’s Most Improved Player and Long Hitter. In Fall 2012: Kendrick made one appearance for the Golden Eagles in the fall, playing three rounds… shot an 82+75+73=230 at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate (Oct. 22-23), tying for 57th. HIGH SCHOOL: Bryce was a four-year captain and letterman on the golf team for coaches Johnny Cox and his father, David Kendrick, at Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville…received MVP honors all four seasons… also lettered four years on the GCA basketball team… named all-region three times in his high school career… earned all-state honors as a senior… placed second in the TSSAA State Tournament with a 36-hole total of four-under par as a senior… earned a fourth place finish in the 2011 PrepXtra Masters. PERSONAL: Son of David and Elizabeth Kendrick… born February 2, 1994… full name is Bryce Jennings Kendrick…teamed with his dad to capture the U.S. Father/Son Championship, where the qualified to play in the World Father/Son Tournament in Spain...majoring in business.

BRYCE’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 19 1430 70 75.26 2013-14 12 886 69 73.83 TOTALS 31 2316 69 74.71

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Meet the Golden Eagles MITCH THOMAS SOPHOMORE FARRAGUT HS KNOXVILLE, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Sophomore): Mitch played in five tournaments, totaling 15 rounds of golf in the fall...had three top ten finishes with two of those in the top five...averaged 71.4, which led the team. 2012-13(Freshman): Thomas made a splash at the ASU Red Wolf Intercollegiate (Mar. 1-2), carding a third-round 66, the lowest score of any Tech golfer since current PGA tour member Scott Stallings in 2006… the score finished tied for second-lowest in the OVC in 201213… his two-under, 77+71+66=214 earned him a seventh-place finish out of the 112 golfers in the field… followed that tournament up with a 75+74+69=218 at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 1516), tying for 30th… helped the Golden Eagles to a surprising third place finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship (April 2527)… named the team’s Best Putter and earned a share of the Impact Award with two teammates. In Fall 2012: Thomas made an instant impact for the Golden Eagles, shooting a team-best 76.3 average in the fall… scored a season-low round of 70 in his first collegiate round at the Mason Rudolph Championship (Sept. 21-23)… tied for 31st at the Skyhawk Classic (Oct. 7-9), carding a 71+73+76=220. HIGH SCHOOL: Thomas was a four-year letterwinner at Knoxville Farragut High School, where he played golf under former Golden Eagle Jonathan Cox… named as a three-time selection on the All-Prep Extra Team… was the 2011 Region 2 medalist… helped his team win four consecutive district and regional championships and the TSSAA State Championship in 2008 and 2009… also had a solid junior career, winning four tournaments and earning multiple top five finishes… qualified into the Tennessee State Amateur and State Junior championships… was an Honors student throughout his time at KFHS. PERSONAL: Son of Cary and Libby Thomas… born September 27, 1993… full name is Mitchell Lee Thomas… majoring in business.

MITCH’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 29 2197 66 75.76 2013-14 15 1071 68 71.4 TOTALS 44 3268 66 73.5

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Career Best Times/Distances

Meet the Golden Eagles MAXX VERBLE JUNIOR HENDERSONVILLE CHRISTIAN GALLATIN, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Junior): Maxx competed in three events during the fall schedule, totaling nine rounds of golf...averaged 75.67 during the fall. 2012-13 (Sophomore): Maxx qualified for four events and carded an average of 79.64 over his 14 rounds during the spring… had his best finish at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 17-19), shooting a 73+82=155 to tie for 33rd and finish +11… also shot his single-round low score of the year at the event, carding a first-round 73. In Fall 2012: Maxx participated in one tournament in the fall, scoring a 77-7874=229 at the Skyhawk Classic at Paris Landing State Park (10/7-9). In 2011-12 (Freshman): Maxx did not play in any tournament during the 2012 spring season. In Fall 2011: 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 14 1115 73 79.64 2013-14 9 681 71 75.67 TOTALS 29 2263 71 77.7

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Meet the Golden Eagles LEE WHITEHEAD JUNIOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY of KNOXVILLE KNOXVILLE, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Junior): Lee competed in five tournaments in the fall, totaling 15 rounds of golf...finished in the top ten twice with one of those in the top five...had the second best average per round on the team with a 72.87. 2012-13 (Sophomore): Lee played in all seven tournaments during the spring, finishing with 18 rounds of play… finished with three top 10 finishes, scoring his low-round of 67 as part of a 67+72+74=213 scorecard at the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate (Apr. 15-16) to shoot 3-under and tie for ninth out of 93 golfers… tied for fourth at the Grover Page Classic (Mar. 10-12) after shooting +3 with a 73+75+71=219… helped the Golden Eagles to a surprising third place finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship (April 25-27)… shot an impressive 70+72=142 to tie for eighth in the tournament… earned a share of the Impact Award with two teammates. In Fall 2012: 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 one season and placed second in the Conference Carolinas North Greenville Fall Classic. HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Christian Academy of Knoxville High School...awarded CAK’s Most Valuable Player in 2009.... placed second in the 2010 A-AA Division 1 state tournament and was also named to the All-State team the same year...helped claim back to back region and state chamipionships in 2009 and 2010 along with the district title in 2010...won the 2012 Knoxville City Amateur. LEE’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 33 2526 67 76.5 2013-14 15 1093 66 72.8 TOTALS 48 3619 66 74.6

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

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Career Best Times/Distances

Meet the Golden Eagles A.J. WILKERSON FRESHMAN White County HS Sparta, Tenn.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Freshman): A.J. did not compete during the fall. HIGH SCHOOL: Wilkerson lettered four years in golf and four years in basketball under former Golden Eagle basketball player Eric Mitchell while at White County High School… helped lead his team to district and regional championships in 2012… named the 2011 co-Player of the Year in Class 6AAA in the state of Tennessee… won the outright title of Class 6AAA Player of the Year in 2012… made two appearances in the TSSAA Class 6AAA Stat Championship, tying for 24th as a sophomore and tying for 20th as a senior… named all-district all four seasons at WCHS… also earned all-district honors in basketball as a junior… averaged an 18-hole score of 72 in four years… named to the honor roll every year at WCHS. PERSONAL: Son of Randy and Sherry Wilkerson… born December 1, 1994… full name is Anthony Jay Wilkerson… majoring in wildlife and fisheries science.

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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

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, 2001-06 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 Jason Cox, 2000-03 Jonathan Cox, 2001-05 Adam Cunningham, 2012-

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, 2013Blake 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, 2010Alex 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 I John Inman, 1988-91 J Matt Jeffers 2003-05 K Mike Kelly, 1972-75 Phil Kelley, 1966, 68-69 Bryce Kendrick, 2013Alan Key, 1977-79 Tom Kilpatrick, 1964 Bob King, 1950 Craig King, 1979-81 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

Polk Brown (2002-06)

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

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

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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

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Career Best Times/Distances

All-Time Golden Eagle Participants John Roberts, 1976 Bill Rogers, 1981-82, 1984 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, 2012Dewey Thrasher, 1971-72 Steve Tomsic, 1988-91 U Jay Underwood, 1989-91, 1993-94 V Todd Vaughn, 1998-99 Maxx Verble, 2011W Henry Waggoner, 1964 Bill Waller, 1957 Bob Waller, 1958 Casey Warren, 1998 Mike Wells, 1983-86 Lee Whitehead, 2012A.J. Wilkerson, 2014Scott 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

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Annual Team Awards 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 2013 - 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 2013 - Bryce Kendrick 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 Cassetty Sam Schrock 2012 - Greg Kitts 2013 - Lee Maxwell 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 Polk Brown Eric Anderson 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 2013 - Lee Whitehead Miitchell Thomas Adam Cunningham 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) 2013 - Bryce Kendrick

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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 2007 - Scott Stallings 2008 - Barrett Steakley 2009 -Tyler Cassity 2010 - Travis Ramsey Lee Maxwell 2011 - Lee Maxwell 2012 - Lee Maxwell 2013 - Mitchell Thomas 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 2013 - Bryce Kendrick

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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 2013 - Greg Kitts Lee Maxwell


Career Best Times/Distances

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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Tournament Medalists Golden Eagle golfers have won medalist honors 46 times since 1973 (Updated through Fall 2013) 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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Career Best Times/Distances

All-Tournament Honors Golden Eagle All-Tournament Leaders (Totals are from 1982-83 season through the 2013-14 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 Lee Whitehead.....................2 Mitch Thomas......................2 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

Date............Place.......... Player.......................Tournament/Course.......................................Score 11/5/13..................3rd..................Lee Whitehead......................Hummingbird Invitational/Country Club of Sapphire Valley............. 214 10/15/13................4th..................Mitch Thomas.......................APSU F&M INtercollegiate/The Links at Lovadell.............................. 211 10/8/13..................2nd.................Mitch Thomas.......................Bearcat Invitational/Traditions Golf Club......................................... 211 3/12/13..................4th..................Lee Whitehead......................Grover Page Classic/Jsckson Country Club........................................ 219 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

Wes Miller..............................1 Jason Hibdon.......................1 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

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Date............Place.......... Player.......................Tournament/Course.......................................Score 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 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

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All-Tournament Honors Date............Place.......... Player.......................Tournament/Course.......................................Score 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 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

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Player.......................Tournament/Course.......................................Score 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 --/--/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 02/12/13_ _ _ _T4th_ _ _ _ Lee Whitehead _ _ _ _ _The Grover Page Classic _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 219 Note: Some dates are missing

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The 2013-14 Golden Eagles

From left to right: Head coach Polk Brown, Allison Geer, Haley Davidson, Megan Williamson, Whitney Robertson, Maddi Everts, Lydia Triplett, assistant coach Carla Hazelwood

2013-14 Golden Eagle Roster Player Haley Davidson Maddi Everts Allison Geer Whitney Robertson Lydia Triplett Megan Williamson

Yr. Ht. Hometown Fr. 5-4 Chattanooga, Tenn. So. 5-6 Ooltewah, Tenn. So. 5-7 Doyle, Tenn. Fr. 5-4 Clarksville, Tenn. Fr. 5-5 Benton, Tenn. So. 5-5 Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Major General Curriculum Business Nursing Pre-Physical Therapy Nursing Journalism

Head Coach: Polk Brown Assistant Coach: Carla Hazelwood

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Meet the Golden Eagles HALEY DAVIDSON FRESHMAN SIGNAL MOUNTAIN CHATTANOOGA, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14(Freshman): Haley played in two of the fall tournaments, totaling five rounds of golf...best finish was during the MSU Drake Creek Invitational. where she ranked in the top 50... Haley finished with an average of 85.4 per round. HIGH SCHOOL: Davidson was a five-year letterwinner at Signal Mountain High School… helped lead her team to four consecutive TSSAA Class A-AA State Championship titles from 20092012… was a four-time district champion as well as a four-time regional champion for SMHS… finished 11th or better each of her four seasons in the TSSAA Class A-AA State Championship Tournament… collected an 11th-place finish her freshman season followed by a fifth-place finish her sophomore year… as a junior, finished ninth in the TSSAA Class A-AA State Tournament Championship and wrapped up her stellar high school career with a second place showing… named a Chattanooga Times-Free Press Best of Preps selection four times… earned the Leadership Award while at SMHS. PERSONAL: Daughter of Ron and Cristi Davidson… born August 28, 1995… full name is Haley Katherine Davidson… enrolled in general curriculum.

HALEY’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2013-14 5 427 83 85.4 Totals 5 427 83 85.4

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Meet the Golden Eagles MADDI EVERTS SOPHOMORE Notre dame HS Ooltewah, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Sophomore): Maddi competed in all five of the fall tournaments, totaling 13 rounds of golf...had the lowest round in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate with a career-best 67....three top 20 finishes including one spot in the top ten...finished with best average per round on the team with a 76.85. 2012-13 (Freshman): Maddi developed into one of the best golfers in the conference, earning three All-Tournament honors in her last four events… finished tied for second at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 17-19)… helped lead the Golden Eagles to a first place finish at the same tournament… tied for third at the Samford Intercollegiate (Apr. 8-9)… shocked the field at the OVC Championships with a third-round 70 to take second place… named the team’s MVP and Most Dedicated Player… also had the lowest average on the team with a 79.08 over her 25 rounds for the year. In Fall 2012: Maddi qualified for each of the five tournaments in the fall… her low-round of 72 came during the first 18 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. 2011-12 (Redshirt): Maddi did not participate in the spring due to injury. In Fall 2011: Maddi 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. HIGH SCHOOL: Maddi graduated from Notre Dame High School, where she lettered in golf for four years under Coach Jeff Fisher... 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....Notre Dame was a two-time regional MADALYNS’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2011-12 8 626 74 78.3 2012-13 25 1977 70 79.08 2013-14 13 999 67 76.85 TOTALS 46 3602 67 78.3

champion...was named Most Improved player on her team as a junior. PERSONAL: Maddi is the daughter of Bob and Peg Everts... member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and was named to the Deans list in high school...majoring in business..full name is Madalyn Grace Everts...birthdate is March 17, 1993.

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Meet the Golden Eagles ALLISON GEER SOPHOMORE WHITE COUNTY HS DOYLE, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Sophomore): Allison played in all five of the fall tournaments, totaling 13 rounds of golf...best finish came in the Great Smokies Intercollegiate, where she fired her lowest round...had one top 30 finish and she shot an average of 81.62 per round. 2012-13 (Freshman): Allison competed in four events, earning her first top 25 finish after carding an 82+78=160 at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 17-19)… helped lead the Golden Eagles to a first place finish at the same tournament… tied her career-low score of 79 twice at the Pinehurst Challenge (Mar. 1-2)… named the team’s Most Improved Player for the year. In Fall 2012: Allison made appearances for the Golden Eagles in three tournaments in the fall… posted a stroke average of 86.43 for the seven rounds… her low round for the season (79) came during the secondround at the Waynesville Golf resort. HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered all four years; named District 6AAA Player of the Year sophomore, junior, and senior years...placed second in the district tournament as a junior then won the district tournament as a senior and led the Warriorette team to a district title...back-to-back state tournament appearances junior and senior years...placed second in the annual Early Bird tournament as a sophomore...graduated number nine in her class with a 4.0 G.P.A PERSONAL: Daughter of Terry and Andrea Geer...full name is Allison Cayce Geer...born September 7,1994..majoring in nursing.

ALLISON’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 19 1625 78 85.5 2013-14 13 1061 70 81.62 TOTALS 32 2686 70 83.9

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Meet the Golden Eagles WHITNEY

ROBERTSON FRESHMAN CLARKSVILLE HS CLARKSVILLE, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Freshman): Whitney played in all five tournaments this fall, totaling 13 rounds of golf...Whitney’s lowest round came in CSU Wendy’s Invitational with a one-over-par 71...she placed in the top 30 four times during the fall and shot an average of 77.15 per round. HIGH SCHOOL: Robertson earned four letters in golf under Vicki Mancrief and four more in softball under Joe Warren while at Clarksville High School… won back-to-back TSSAA Class AAA State Championships in 2011 and 2012… led her team to three consecutive district and regional titles as a sophomore, junior, and senior… was an all-state selection in each of her final two seasons at CHS… finished sixth at the TSSAA Class AAA State Championship Tournament her junior season… concluded a stellar career with a fourth place finish at the TSSAA Class AAA State Championship Tournament… won seven TGA Junior Tour tournaments and took home first place at the 2012 Toyota Tournament of Champions… awarded the Point of Pride Award in both 2011 and 2012… also earned the Excellent Student Athlete Award… was a member of National Honor Society. PERSONAL: Daughter of Doyle and Kim Robertson… born October 30, 1994… full name is Whitney Brynne Robertson… majoring in EXPW/pre-physical therapy.

WHITNEY’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2013-14 13 1003 72 77.15 TOTALS 13 1003 72 77.15

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Meet the Golden Eagles LYDIA TRIPLETT FRESHMAN POLK COUNTY HS BENTON, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Freshman): Lydia competed in all five tournaments, totaling 13 rounds of golf... Whitney’s lowest round came in the CSU Wendy’s Invitational with a one-over-par 71, landing her in the top ten...she also added one top 20 finish which was in the MSU Drake Creek Invitational...Lydia had an average of 78.54 per round.

LYDIA’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2013-14 13 1021 71 78.54 TOTALS 13 1021 71 78.54

HIGH SCHOOL: Lydia lettered four years in golf for Jason Adam and four years in softball for her father, Bill Triplett, while at Polk County High School… competed in the TSSAA Class A-AA State Tournament her freshman, junior, and senior seasons… placed sixth at the TSSAA Class A-AA State Tournament as a junior, garnering all-state honors along the way… was a district runner-up or medalist in 2009, 2010, and 2011… named a Chattanooga Times-Free Press Best of Preps selection in 2012… won the Early Bird Cookeville Invitational Tournament in the fall of 2012… took home first place in the second flight of the TGA Women’s State Amateur in the summer of 2012… helped lead her softball team to three consecutive district championships in 2009, 2010, and 2011… named all-state softball player while at PCHS… was captain of the golf team and co-captain of the softball team as a senior… named as a Wildcat scholar. PERSONAL: Daughter of William and Linda Triplett… born June 21, 1995… full name is Lydia Grace Triplett… majoring in nursing.

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Meet the Golden Eagles MEGAN WILLIAMSON SOPHOMORE BLACKMAN HS MURFREESBORO, TENN.

AT TECH: 2013-14 (Sophomore): Megan played in all five of the fall tournaments, totaling 13 rounds of golf...Megan’s lowest round came in the MTSU Blue Raider Invitational with a 74...Megan had her best finish at the MSU Drake Creek Invitatonal placing t-33rd...had two more top 40 finishes....Megan finished with an average of 79.69 per round. 2012-13 (Freshman): Megn finished up her first collegiate season with an average score of 81.08… earned top 25 finishes in three of her final four tournaments, including a 23rd place finish at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (Mar. 17-19)… helped lead the Golden Eagles to a first place finish at the same tournament… also nabbed top 25 finishes at the Samford Women’s Intercollegiate (Mar. 8-9) and the Ohio Valley Conference Championship (Mar. 21-23)… received the team’s Impact Award for her efforts in her freshman campaign. In Fall 2012: Megan qualified for all five tournaments during the 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. High School: A four-year letterman on the 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 Murfreesboro 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…birthdate is July 29, 1994… full name is Megan Lynn Williamson…majoring in Journalism with a concentration in public relations...doing on-air reports with the Golden Eagle Sports Network. MEGAN’S CAREER NUMBERS Year Rounds Strokes Low Average 2012-13 27 2182 73 80.81 2013-14 13 1036 74 79.69 TOTALS 40 3218 73 80.45

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Tournament Champions 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 2013 ................................March 17-19......................Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate./Sevierville Golf Course......................................... 1 of 13

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All-Tournament Honors A complete listing of Golden Eagle golfers who have earned all-tournament recognition through 2013 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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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 2003.........Sarah Thomas.........Lady Racer Classic/Miller Golf Course....................................... 155

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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 2013........Maddi Everts...........Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate...................................................... 150 2013........Maddi Everts............Samford U. Women’s Intercollegiate......................................... 227 2013........Maddi Everts............Ohio Valley Conference Championship................................... 225

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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

E Angela Edwards, 1990 Anna Elkins, 1998 Maddi Everts, 2012 -14 F Leslie Ferrell, 1998-99 Allison Frankenburg, 2003 Amy Franklin, 1997 Megan French, 2003-06 G Kayla Garrison, 2004-07 Allison Geer, 2012-14 Katy Beth Glover, 2011-12 Molly Graham, 1986-87 Melanie Gray, 1991-92, 94-95

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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

H Kirsten Hassler, 2004-06 Carla Hazelwood, 2006-09 Hilary Helton, 1998 Tiffany Hickey, 1990 Katya Hoffman, 2012-13 Heather Houser, 2007-09 J Paula Jackson, 1989-92 K Karen Kendall, 1986

Melanie Gray was inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.

L Brandy Lambert, 1995-98 Tammy Lane, 1987 Stephanie Laud, 1986 Colleen Lee, 1987 M Margaret Marsh, 1998 Melanie Marshall, 1987 Kristen Martinez, 2004-06 Angela Mason, 1996 Misty McKee, 1995-96 Lacy Mitchell, 2001 Melody Moore, 2007-2009 Susan Moreau, 1991-93 Amy Mullins, 1998-01 Rachel Murphy, 1998

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 D Peni Davis, 1997 Haley Davidson, 2013-14 Madison Denman, 2006-09 Jennifer Denton, 1994-95

N Heather Neal, 1998 Kelly Norton, 1989-91 P Katrina Parker, 1991, 1993-94 Lisa Phipps, 1992-95 Karyn Priest, 1994 R Amanda Randolph, 2010-13 Mary Reid, 1996-97 Donna Reynolds, 1988 Carley Rhyne, 2008-11 Renea Riley, 1991-92 Whitney Robertson, 2013-14 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

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Participants / Team Awards

Angie Thompson

T Katie Taylor, 2007 Sarah Thomas, 2001-04 Angie Thompson, 1994-97 Kristie Tolbert, 1992-93 Lydia Triplett, 2013-14 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, 2012-14

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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 2013 - Madalyn Everts 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 2013 - Allison Geer 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 2013 - 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 2012 - Maddi Everts 2013 - Megan Williamson 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) 2013 - Madalyn Everts 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 2007 - Madison Denman 2008 - Ashley Spangler 2009 - Madison Denman 2010 - Diana Carson 2011 - Amber Shepherd 2013 - Amber Shepherd

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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 2013 - Amanda Randolph Team Captains: 1994 - Lisa Phipps 1995 - Melanie Gray Lisa Phipps 1996 - Amy Waters 1997 - Angie Thompson Brandy Lambert 1998 - Brandy Lamberts 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 2013 - Katherine Bell Amanda Randolph


Career Best Times/Distances

Tournament Medalists

Golden Eagle golfers have been tournament medalists 26 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 ....................78-79—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

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

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Hall of Fame 1975 Inductees Preston V. (Putty) Overall (1923-67)--Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball Creed Denton McClure (1937-39)--Football, Track B. Holmes Neal (1937-39)--Football Tom Fann (1950-52)--Football James Dearing Miller (1920-25)--Football

1985 Inductees Earl Carrier (1929-34)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Ray Carter (1970-73)--Rifle Homer Hamdorff (1936-39)--Football, Baseball, Basketball Charles (Chuck) Kriese (1970-72)--Tennis

1976 Inductees Malcolm P. Quillen (1930-33)--Baseball, Football Raymond H. (Bull) Brown (1933-37)--Baseball, Basketball, Football, Track Elwin W. (Wink) Midgett (1930-34)--Baseball, Basketball, Football Sidney McGee (1939-68)--Sports Information Emmett T. Strickland (1933-36)--Football, Baseball, Basketball

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

1977 Inductees Hooper Eblen (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 Huland Draper (1937-40)--Baseball, Basketball Jack Van 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 Flavious Smith (1948-52)--Football, Basketball 1980 Inductees Albert Jobe (1927-30)--Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track Jim Ragland (1960-63)--Football Marshall (Stick) Taylor (1953-56)--Football, Basketball David C. 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 Bannis Norris (1931-35)--Basketball, Baseball Virgil Rains (1949, 1952-54)--Football Ray Thomas (1957-60)--Football 1983 Inductees Edward Gracey (1939-42)--Golf, Football, Track Gordon Mason (1957-61)--Football Charles Pangle (1943-45)--Football, Basketball, Baseball W. J. Shumaker (1957-59)--Football 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 Edd Zegarski (1942, 1947-48)--Football, Track

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 Everett Derryberry (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 Gayle Burgess-Hastings (1975-76)--Basketball James G. (Red) Jarell (1944, 46-49)--Football, Basketball 1990 Inductees L.D. (Speedy) Carden (1946-50)--Basketball, Football Pam Chambers-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 Marynell Meadors (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 Don J. Henderson (1946-49)--Football, Baseball Ed Hooper (1940-1998)--Athletics Hubie Smith Jr. (1950-56)--Golf 1995 Inductees Ed Burns (1975-79)--Football Kurt Fitz-Randolph (1976-80)--Rifle Rodney Moore (1975-79)--Track 1996 Inductees Eldon Burgess (1962-96) and Gene Davidson (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

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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 Melinda Clayton Hatfield (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. Thurston Banks (1973-2006)--Administrator Stacy Hughes Britt (19866-89)--Softball Dr. David Larimore (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 Dena Adams Fairley (1995-98)--Cross Country, Track Jim Bishop (1967-71)--Football, Baseball John Moorhead (1955-59)--Football, Track Tony Stone (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 Brandy Henry Kleeman (1999-2000)--Softball Gene Palmer (1956-60)--Cross Country, Track

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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 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 2013 Inductees Kylie Crouch (1997-01)–Golf Stephanie Dallmann (2000-03)–Softball Wes Gallagher (1996-99)–Football Lupita Hernandez (2000-03)–Tennis Damien Kinloch (2001-03)–Basketball

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. 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.......................................2006OVC 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


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Individual Honors

Kellie Cook

Tristan Archer

Woman of the Year

Man of the Year

1991 - Dana Scott (Basketball) 1992 - Cecilia Ramsey (Basketball) 1993 - Bonnie Zoss (Volleyball/Track/BB) 1994 - Beth Keylon (Softball) 1995 - Taunya Lovelace (Basketball) 1996 - Merrie Robin Caldwell (CC/Track) 1997 - Dena Adams (Track/CC) 1998 - Rachel Melchiorre (Volleyball) 1999 - Amber Clark (Basketball) 2000 - Diane Seng (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) 2013 - Kellie Cook (Basketball)

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) 2013 - Tristan Archer (Baseball)

An Honored Staff 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, 2013 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, 2013 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

Diamond Henderson

Syrym Abdukhalikov

Outstanding Female 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 - Diane Seng (Basketbal/VB/Track) 1999 - Diane Seng (Basketball/Volleyball) 2000 - Diane Seng (Basketball/Volleyball) 2001 - Janet Holt (Basketball) 2002 - Janet Holt (Basketball) and Lupita Hernandez (Tennis) 2003 - Stephanie Dallmann (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 - Stephanie Place (CC and Track) 2010 - Tacarra Hayes (Basketball) 2011 - Tacarra Hayes (Basketball) and Leah Meffert (Volleyball) 2012 - Tacarra Hayes (Basketball) 2013 - Diamond Henderson (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) 2013 - Syrym Abdukhalikov (Tennis)

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

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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 OVC Coach of the Year - 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 NSC Kaia Jergenson Courage Award, 2006 Bill Worrell - Women’s Basketball OVC Coach of the Year - 1987, 1990, 1992, 2000 Bill Worrell - Men’s Tennis OVC Coach of the Year - 1986

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Athletics Administration Dr. Philip

OLDHAM

v University President

Freed-Hardeman, 1980

Dr. Philip B. Oldham, who joined the university July 1, 2012, as its ninth president, is a former collegiate tennis player who understands the demands on studentathletes and who values how college athletics enhance the university and surrounding community. President Oldham previously served as provost and senior vice chancellor of academic affairs at the University

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of Tennessee at Chattanooga, a position he had held since 2007. He received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Freed-Hardeman University in 1980 and his doctorate in analytical chemistry from Texas A&M University in 1985. He spent a year following his graduate work as a Wellcome Research Fellow at Burroughs Wellcome Co. (Glaxo Smith-Kline) before joining the faculty at Mississippi

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Career Best Times/Distances Top: President Oldham and his son, Sam, visit with Mark Wilson during a preseason scrimmage. Below: The president addresses the Golden Eagles during 2012 Football Photo Day. Right: One of Dr. Oldham’s many speaking appearances.

State University in 1986. Oldham served as head of Mississippi State University’s chemistry department for five years prior to becoming MSU’s College of Arts and Sciences dean in 2001. During his five years as provost at UTC, enrollment grew 28 percent to more than 11,400 students. He led efforts to improve student retention and graduation rates resulting in a 15 percent increase in freshmen retention in just three years. Under his leadership, UTC established the Center for Advisement and Student Success, created the Math Plaza and initiated UTeaChattanooga to educate future teachers. He oversaw the addition of doctoral programs in advanced nursing practice and occupational therapy as well as the redesign of summer school. Under his guidance, the university raised significant private support, received board approval to create the University Honors College and launched a creative new “Degree in 3” program designed to accelerate degree completion at reduced student costs.

Oldham has served on statewide task forces to develop the new higher education funding formula for Tennessee and to create universal transfer pathways to provide seamless student transfers across all Tennessee public colleges and universities. Along with his administrative accomplishments, Oldham has authored more than 35 peer reviewed research articles in analytical chemistry, along with two patents and approximately 100 conference presentations. His research has been financially supported by the National Science Foundation, American Chemical Society, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Geological Survey and private industry. He has served on a number of scholarly editorial boards and as a peer reviewer for both the NSF and National Institutes of Health. Oldham and his wife, Kari, are proud of their family, which includes three sons (Clay, Paden and Sam), a daughter (Audrey) and a daughter-in-law (Rebecca).

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Athletics Administration Mark

WILSON

v Director of Athletics

University of Maine 1991

Tennessee Tech’s Mark Wilson was named in June as one of four winners of the Athletic Director of the Year Award for the Football Championship Subdivision, an honor that is selected and presented by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). “I am humbled that Tennessee Tech’s faculty athletic representative, Dr. Jeff Roberts, nominated me, and I’m honored to be selected by my peers at NACDA for this award,” Wilson said. “I love working hard for our student-athletes and community so they have pride in everything Tennessee Tech Athletics.” TTU President Philip Oldham recognized the efforts that led to Wilson’s selection. “Mark Wilson’s accomplishments and leadership have earned him this award and the respect of his peers and col-

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leagues,” Oldham said. “Most importantly, Mark measures his own successes by how well TTU student-athletes perform in the classroom and on the field. His expectations and vision for our athletic programs continue to represent the university well.” Upon his arrival at Tennessee Tech in 2004, Wilson embarked on an ambitious enhancement program to improve every facet of intercollegiate athletics at Tennessee Tech. Tennessee Tech’s annual team GPA improved from a 2.79 in 2003-04 to 3.16 in spring semester 2013, including an all-time high semester of 3.2 in the spring of 2010. Private fundraising has enhanced facilities for TTU studentathletes, highlighted by the construction of a 25,000 square-foot Athletic Performance Center and state-of-the-art basketball offices. He initiated a new branding and standard graphic identity program for regional and national recognition of TTU athletics and under his leadership, TTU’s teams have been highly active supporting community outreach programs such as Habitat for Humanity and Mustard Seed Ranch (a local home for disadvantaged youth). Wilson’s hiring decisions have also paid off. Twenty-two Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) regular season and tournament championships have been won, along with the 2012 OVC Sportsmanship

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Award. The 2011 football team under Watson Brown won its first conference championship since 1975. Sytia Messer’s (TTU’s first female African-American head coach) and Jim Davis’ women’s basketball teams have won two OVC championships in the last three seasons. The tennis team, under the direction of two-time OVC Coach of the Year Kenny Doyle, has gone unbeaten in OVC play while winning the regular season championship each of the past two years. Wilson, 44, has served as chair of the OVC Board of Director of Athletics and represented the OVC on the NCAA Leadership Council. Wilson currently serves on the FCS ADA Executive Committee and the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee and Football Issues Committee. Wilson’s first nine years as Director of Athletics at TTU have showcased his vision, energy, and enthusiasm for providing outstanding experiences for Tech’s student-athletes and fans. In addition to major improvements in Tennessee Tech’s athletics facilities, high graduation and APR rates by Golden Eagle student-athletes, and outstanding academic success, Wilson has also cultivated excellent relationships with the campus, community and alumni. In short, Wilson has facilitated growth and excellence in all areas of TTU Athletics Following an appointment on the NCAA Leadership Council, Wilson is currently serving a four-year term on the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee and Division I Football Issues


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Committee, and has been active in the Ohio Valley Conference governance structure. Wilson also developed a strategic plan for Tech’s athletic facilities and has already seen some of those plans become reality. During the past six years Tech has completed several construction and renovation projects to athletic facilities, including a spectacular, new Athletic Performance Center on the western edge of campus, a spacious, new basketball office complex in Eblen Center, a new natural grass practice field, installation of new turf in Tucker Stadium, renovating the running track, renovating the football offices, meeting rooms and locker rooms, and new lights at Tucker Stadium. Additional building plans call for a new student-athlete center and an oncampus tennis center.

Another step achieved under Wilson’s direction has been increased fund raising and development efforts with the goal of providing the necessary facilities and resources for Tech’s studentathletes, coaches and staff. All of those accomplishments have come while the department has continued to stay focused on compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations. The most recent NCAA announcements show that all 14 of Tech’s athletic programs are comfortably above the benchmark for compliance in the Athletic Progress Rate (APR). Just as important are the relationships that Wilson has developed and nurtured, including the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, the student body, the campus community and the region at-large. His leadership has been instrumental in the overwhelming success in the community’s host role at Tucker Stadium for the annual Blue Cross Bowl for the TSSAA high school state championship football games Tech has also seen growth in regional and national media exposure for its student-athletes and coaches while his hands-on approach to marketing and branding Golden Eagle Athletics has earned increased opportunities and involvement for fans and sponsors. Some of the ideas he has implemented include the Purple Pride Caravans, a new athletics logo and branding marks that have gained nationwide recognition, and an updated and modern ticketing system. Under Wilson’s direction, Tech has introducing an enhanced digital video presence for athletics, including free live web streaming productions and a variety of additional video programs, interviews and features that give fans, alumni and supporters greater access to Golden Eagle teams, student-athletes, coaches and staff.

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Wilson was named Director of Athletics on July 1, 2004. He came to Tennessee Tech from a position of Associate Athletic Director at Ohio University. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Athletic Marketing for the University of Massachusetts, worked as a graduate assistant in the UMass athletic department and interned with the Northwestern University ticketing and marketing departments. Wilson received his bachelor’s degree in 1991 from the University of Maine in physical education and health, and earned his master’s in sports management from the University of Massachusetts in 1994. Mark has two daughters, Katey (18) and Meaghan (13).

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Academic Support The success of Tennessee Tech University’s athletic teams is tied closely to the academic progress of each student-athlete, and the academic performance of each Tech student-athlete is closely monitored by the coaching staff as well as an experienced staff in Academic Services, led by Dr. Lance Jasitt. Student-athletes are the most visible component of a university, entertaining thousands of fans, students, alumni, family and friends. Their athletic abilities and achievements are a 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-athletes devote many hours to practice, conditioning and training in an effort to be the best they can be. These hours are not required by nonathletes in the student body, and these extra demands can compete with academics for the student-athlete’s time and energy. The Tech Athletics Department works to provide help with course content (through tutors and monitored study hours) as well as with time management and study skills and any other academic support services that will allow Tech student-athletes to maximize their academic potential.

Dr. Lance

JASITT

Penn State University,1978

v Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Student Welfare Dr. Lance Jasitt serves as Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Student Welfare. Dr. Jasitt plays a key role in the academic success of each of Tech’s varsity student-athletes, managers, and graduate assistants. His primary goals are to provide guidance and academic resources to permit student-athletes to maintain their academic eligibility under NCAA rules and to progress to graduation. In this process, Dr. Jasitt serves as a primary liaison between coaches and faculty. A detail-oriented person and a diligent worker, Dr. Jasitt has developed a solid understanding of the operations of the Athletics Department, the staff and the needs of its student-athletes. In addition to his academics/student welfare roles within Athletics, he has served in compliance and administrative operations roles in the Tech Athletics Department since 1998.

Dr. Jasitt is also highly involved in promoting reading and literacy at all age levels. He was the 2008-09 president of the TTU Council of the International Reading Association and is actively involved in that organization. He also has served on the President’s Commission on the Status of Women for seven years. Raised in York, Pa., he earned a bachelor’s degree from Penn State in 1978 and added a master’s in public administration from Valdosta State in 1987. In 1993, he received a master’s degree in education from Old Dominion University and added a Ph.D. in literacy education from Tennessee Tech in 2004. Dr. Jasitt is a former Commander in the U.S. Navy. His wife of 30 years, Donna White Jasitt, is a former Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve. They have two children, Ian and Meagan. Ian recently received his second degree from Tech, this one in Environmental Geology. Meagan is a senior Pre-Physical Therapy major at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Virginia Lewis Academic Coordinator

The WIN Program was implemented in the fall semester of 2004 to provide additional support for freshmen and student-athletes whose general academic progress places them at risk for maintaining eligibility and graduating. The program involves the student-athlete, coach(es), academic advisor, tutors, and others to build academic skills for success. Participation in the program is primarily based on grades, and coaches or the academic advisor may recommend additional participation at any time. All incoming freshmen meet at least one time per week with their coach to discuss academic progress and needs as well as time management and study skill techniques. Other aspects of the program include monitored study hours, tutoring, and study skills workshops.

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Career Best Times/Distances Ashlee

Justin

- Academics Advisor -

- Academics Advisor -

Kiser

Tennessee Tech alumna Ashlee Kiser serves as Academic Advisor for Tech’s studentathletes. A native of Wartburg, Tenn., Kiser earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Tech in 2005 and a master’s in English in 2007. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2005 and finished her graduate degree with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Along with her accolades as a student, Kiser has also taught numerous English and writing courses at several levels in and around the Cookeville area including Cookeville High School, Tennessee Tech and Nashville State Community College. Along with her success in the classroom, both as a student and teacher, Kiser has also been active in the community having participated in a number of different events. She has served as a writing scorer at several events at Nashville State and Tennessee Tech. She has also been a yearly participant in the TTU Festival of Student Writing since 2006 and was a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. Kiser and her husband, Brinn, recently welcomed their first child on Mother’s Day – Ian Lonnie Kiser was born May 13, 2012.

Capital ONE / 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 2014 ................... Dennis Ogbe, Basketball

HILLIARD

Tennessee Tech welcomed back one of its own as Justin Hilliard has rejoined Tech Athletics in the role of an Academic Advisor where he will work with the TTU student-athletes, helping them to excel in the classroom. Hilliard, a Pikeville, Tenn. native, spent five seasons on the Golden Eagle football team including a redshirt freshman season. An All-OVC Selection in his senior season, he wrapped a solid career with 117 total tackles, 22.5 tackles-for-loss, two blocked kicks, and one and half sacks in 43 career games. He took advantage of his time in the classroom as well, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Human Resource Management in May of 2010. While at Tech, Hilliard was involved not only with the football team, but also with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the prestigious Who’s Who Among Students honors program. He also served as an Academic Mentor, tutoring other students in math and business courses. Hilliard will be joined by his wife Staci during his time at Tech.

CAPital one / cOSIDA ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA DISTRICT IV 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.............. Meggan Toohey, 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 2005.................................Eric Anderson, Golf 2005.........................Michelle Brigano, Soccer 2005............................ Jess Seyfert, Volleyball

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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 2013............................ Beth Miller, CC & Track 2013...................... Adam McLeod, CC & Track 2013....................... James Normand, Football 2014.........................Dennis Ogbe, Basketball Total honors since 1985.............. 114

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Sports Medicine Responsible for providing medical coverage, recognition and treatment of injuries, and rehabilitation for all 14 intercollegiate teams and more than 300 student-athletes. Tennessee Tech’s Sports Medicine department provides some of the most complete and advanced care available.

Joe

ERDELJAC

West Virginia,1988

v Director of Sports Medicine

Joe Erdeljac was named in July 2008 as Head Athletic Trainer at Tennessee Tech University. Erdeljac previously served as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Tennessee Tech for seven years, and worked for nine years with high school athletes for the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Overall, he is currently in his 12th year at Tech. Erdeljac was at Tech from 1992 to 1999. During that time, he was the Athletics Trainer for the men’s basketball team and worked with the student-athletes on all of Tech’s teams. A native of West Virginia, Erdeljac, 48, begin his career in 1988 while an undergraduate at the University of West Virginia. Upon graduation with a bachelor’s degree in Science and Physical Education, he took a graduate assistant position at Austin Peay and received his master’s degree 1989. From there, he accepted his first full-time position as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, a post he held until being hired for a similar assignment at Tech under former Head Athletic Trainer David Green.

After seven years at TTU, he accepted a position in 1999 with the Cookeville Regional Medical Center as Head Athletic Trainer for Upperman High School in Baxter, a position he held until recently accepting the top post in Tech’s Sports Medicine Department. During his time with CRMC, he was a volunteer athletic trainer at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. A member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association (SEATA), and Tennessee Athletic Trainers’ Society (TATS). He was re-appointed by the governor to the Tennessee Board of Athletic Trainers, a post he’ll fill through 2014. Joe and his wife, Jessica, have one daughter, Riley Grace, 4.

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Dr. Richard Williams, M.S., M.D., serves as the Team Physician for Tennessee Tech student-athletes. A physician at Mid-State Sports Medicine, Dr. Williams has specialized in sports medicine throughout his professional medical career, including experience with high school, college, Olympic and professional athletes. He understands sports medicine from an athlete’s point of view, participating on track and field and basketball teams during his high school and collegiate careers. A 1975 graduate of Crawfordsville (Ind.) High School, Dr. Williams also spent one year as a foreign exchange student in West Germany. He graduated Cum Laude (A.B.) from Dartmouth College, and went on to earn an M.S. degree in Medical and Molecular Genetics from Indiana University, and an M.D. from the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Williams worked with the Indianapolis Colts training camp and provided volunteer medical support for high school soccer and football teams in Indianapolis during his senior year in medical school, and also served as a research assistant at the Methodist Sports Medicine Center. During his residency at the University of Cincinnati Hospitals, Dr. Williams provided coverage for local high school and college football teams, and worked extensively with the University of Cincinnati athletic teams. He earned an Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship with Kentucky Sports Medicine in Lexington, and during the 1994-95 season was the team physician at Eastern Kentucky University, including primary game coverage in football and basketball, and training room coverage for all sports. Since 1995, Dr. Williams has been in practice in the Upper Cumberland. He has assumed primary responsibility, training room care and game coverage and injury treatment for all of Tennessee Tech’s athletic programs along with area high schools.

Dr. James TALMAGE Consultant

Dr. James Talmage, M.D., has over a decade of providing a variety of services to Tennessee Tech’s more than 300 student-athletes as general practitioner and consultant to the sports medicine staff. Currently a physician at the Occupational Health Center, Dr. Talmage moved to Cookeville in 1979 and has worked closely with the Tech sports medicine staff since 1987. While working with all men and women athletes, his primary area is the women’s basketball program. After graduating with a degree in Physiology from The Ohio State University in 1968, he was Summa Cum Laude in 1972 from the OSU medical school. He is Board Certified both in orthopedic surgery and in emergency medicine, and among his published works and lectures have been numerous items relating to athletic injuries and sports medicine.

Medical Support Staff

Dr. Clark Childress Team Dentist

Dr. Garrett Shepherd Team Optometrist

Physical Therapy for Student-Athletes TTU/CRMC Golden Eagle Sports Medicine Therapy Center is located inside the east side of Tucker Stadium on the TTU campus. The center specializes in athletic and orthopedic injuries and creates a convenient way for students, faculty and staff to attend physical therapy without leaving campus. The center is operated by a community partnership between Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Tennessee Tech, and is also open to members of the community. Dr. Mario Cruz joined the Tennessee Tech Sports Medicine program in the spring of 2013. His duties include the provision of rehabilitation services to all student athletes, as well as assisting the sports medicine staff. A Colombian native, Dr. Cruz specializes in the treatment of non-operative and post-operative musculo-skeletal, orthopedic, and sports medicine pathologies. He graduated with honors from Georgia Southern University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine with an emphasis in Athletic Training. While at GSU, he worked with several athletic teams as a student trainer, including football, men’s soccer, baseball, women’s track and field, and men’s and women’s basketball. He was also the recipient of the Jerry Rhea Sports Medicine Scholarship Award, as well as the Georgia Athletic Trainer’s Association Undergraduate Student Scholarship Award. Following his graduation from GSU, he attended the Medical College of Georgia (now called Georgia Regents University), where he earned his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009. While at MCG, he worked as an athletic trainer for Augusta State University, assisting with the medical care of student athletes. After finishing his training in rehabilitation sciences, Dr. Cruz gained experience working for private clinics providing both physical rehabilitation and athletic training services for a wide range of patients including high school, college, semi-professional, and professional athletes. In 2013, he became a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Rehabilitation/Medicine.

Dr. William C. Francis Athletic Training Complex Tennessee Tech University’s athletic training complex was renamed the Dr. William C. Francis Student Therapy/Athletic Training Complex on November 7, 1992, in recognition of the dedicated, long-time team physician who was instrumental in the health care of all Tech student-athletes for 35 years. The state-of-the-art facility is located in the east side of Tucker Stadium. A 1953 Tech graduate who served as the football team’s captain and was president of the student body, Dr. Francis was inducted into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1984. Dr. Francis passed away on October 13, 1996.

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ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE CENTER Tech’s new Athletic Performance Center: Building a Better Athlete

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting March 24, 2011

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Career Best Times/Distances The new Athletic Performance Center provides Tennessee Tech student-athletes with an indoor practice facility to use year-round, giving them the opportunity to work on every aspect of their game 12 months a year.

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Athletic Performance 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.

Casey

KRAMER

Northwestern Oklahoma State, 2005

v Director of Athletic Performance /Head Strength and Conditioning Coach With coaching experience at Washington State, Boston College and Auburn, plus a couple of years training Special Forces Soldiers in the U.S. Army, Casey Kramer was named in December 2013 as the head strength and conditioning coach at Tennessee Tech University. For the past two years, Kramer, 31, has served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Washington State University, where his emphasis was with the Cougar football program. Kramer replaces Chip Pugh, who stepped down in October to take a position with Collegeside Church of Christ after seven seasons heading up Tech’s Athletic Performance Center and strength and conditioning program. Kramer said his primary goal for the program will be assisting student-athletes. “Number one, I want to do what I can to help each and every student-athlete in every single sport excel physically and build on their skills,” he said. “I hope to help them develop characteristics and traits that will translates into wins in the competitive arena.” He has been a key member of the staff in working with the WSU sports medicine staff, providing a link between injury rehabilitation and performance, as well as planning and developing strength training and conditioning workouts for short- and longterm injured athletes. Prior to WSU, Kramer served as a military tactical strength and conditioning specialist for the U.S. Army 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson, Colo., a civilian position that developed strength and condition training programs for elite Special Forces Soldiers. He created multi-faceted programs that were effective regardless of location and could be performed year-round, in ad-

dition to scheduling individual training sessions around military tactical training schedules. Due to deployments, his physical training programs were also utilized in a wide variety of locations and with a wide variety of available equipment. As part of the position at Fort Carson, Kramer took part in military training exercises to properly develop needs analysis, and briefed top U.S. Military officials on the importance of performance training. The programs he designed and developed were utilized by Soldiers attending Special Forces Assessment and Selection, as well as CAG Selection and Ranger School. He also spent two years as assistant strength and conditioning coach at Boston College for two years, from 2008 to 2010, where he worked closely with the football program. That position followed two years as graduate assistant strength coach at Auburn, where he worked with football, softball, women’s basketball, baseball, women’s soccer, and women’s gymnastics. His first position in the field was as a student intern strength and conditioning coach at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in 2005 in Health and Physical Education. He spent one season as the head strength and conditioning coach at Fort Scott (Kansas) Community College, where he also served as tight ends coach for the football team. Kramer is a member of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and the Association of Tactical Strength and Conditioning Instructors. He is Strength and Condition Coach Certified, and also certified in First Aid and CPR, and Modern Army Combatives (MAC-P) Level 1.

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Career Best Times/Distances Development of Core Strength Imagine the body is a 3-link chain with the head and arms being one link, the torso/trunk being the second link and the legs being the third link. If the core link (trunk/torso) is weak or inflexible, there is little chance of maximizing potential because all body movement stems from the core.

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

Train using ground-based, multi-joint lifting versus machine lifting Most athletes participate in stand up power sports using many muscle groups at once. The emphasis of training should be on total body athleticism and flexibility rather than having body weight supported by a machine and forcing isolation of just one muscle group. By incorporating ground-based lifts and exercises that focus on the total body, the athlete becomes more prepared to use their whole body in sport skills.

Assistant Strength Coaches

Train for Power (which results in increased speed) Power = (Mass Moved x Distance)/time. The less time it takes to move a mass a certain distance, the higher the output. As seen in the above formula, an increase in speed of movements results in an increase in power.

Jenna Bekker

Matt Hewitt

Katie Lowery

Adam Urbano

Train Athleticism Many factors are included in athleticism: strength, power, speed, agility, flexibility, coordination, fitness level and mental toughness are just a few. It is the goal to maximize an athlete’s overall athleticism. Train as a Team When teams train together, it provides another opportunity to develop chemistry, teamwork, leadership skills and a competitive environment. Within this competitive environment, teams can work on mental toughness, attacking the weights and maintaining a positive attitude. By enabling athletes to work on these things as a team, it helps to promote a stronger sense of unity, therefore making it harder to “fold” under pressure. Make workouts short and intense There are many philosophies on how to get athletes stronger, faster and more flexible. But, when combined, these philosophies 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 trainig (including warmups): * In-season: 3 days / week; 30-40 minutes/workout * Post-season: 3-4 days / week; 45-60 minutes/workout * Pre-season: 4 days / week; 50-60 minutes/workout

Golden Eagle Strength All-Americans Awarded by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

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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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Bonnie Bynum Softball

Jim Davis Women’s Basketball

Matt Bragga Baseball

Kenny Doyle Men’s Tennis

Polk Brown Men’s/Women’s Golf

Casey Kramer Performance

Kim Meredith

Watson Brown Robin Burroughs Tony Cox Football Cheerleading/Dance Cross Country/Track

Steve Payne Men’s Basketball

Steve Springthorpe Dave Zelenock Volleyball Soccer

Matt Hewett

Scott Schweitzer

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Adam Urbano

MARKETING & SALES

Justin Hilliard

COMPLIANCE

SPORTS INFORMATION / GOLDEN EAGLE SPORTS NETWORK

Mike Lehman

Ashlee Kiser

Katie Tallant

Marilyn Borch-Jensen

Mary Gray Johnson

Andrew Neff

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David Carter

Mark Wilson Tennessee Tech University Director of Athletics

ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

TICKET OFFICE

Sandy Zimmerman

ATHLETICS ADMINISTRATION

Virginia Lewis

Bobby Long

Jocelyn VerVelde

Casey Scarlett

Dylan Vazzano

Matt Wagner

CLERICAL STAFF

Matt Dexter

Patrena Hicks

Kim Nash

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Kevin Bostian Leveda Dexter Associate A.D. Corporate Sales & Development Marketing

Frank Harrell Associate Athletics Director

Joe Erdeljac Director of Sports Medicine

Dr. Lance Jasitt Tammie McMillan Assistant A.D. Assistant A.D. Academics Business

Dr. Jeff Roberts Rob Schabert Mandy Thatcher Faculty Athletics Assistant A.D. Compliance & Special Representative Sports Information Events


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Ohio Valley Conference

From left: Beth DeBauche, Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner; Brad Walker, Associate Commissioner/Chief Operating Officer; Jennifer Gibbs, Assistant Commissioner for Championships; Kyle Schwartz, Assistant Commissioner for Media Relations; Brian Pulley, Assistant Commissioner for External Affairs; Matthew Banker, Assistant Commissioner for Institutional Services; Heather Brown, Director of Media Relations. Now in its 66th year, the Ohio Valley Conference continues to build on the success that has made it the nation’s eighth-oldest NCAA Division I conference. In May 2011 the Conference expanded for the second time in four years, adding Belmont University which will begin competition in the 2012-13 academic year. The addition of Belmont gave the OVC 12 members, the most the league has had at one time in its illustrious history. The move added a second team in the city of Nashville and was the first addition to the league since Southern Illinois University Edwardsville joined in 2008. Subsequently, the league has shown its stability over the past decade, seeing only one member institution depart over the past 13 years. The 2009-10 school year saw a change in leadership as Beth DeBauche was named the seventh full-time Commissioner in league history on July 28. She is currently one of just six females to be the head of a Division I conference, and one of just nine to lead a Division I conference all-time. The last three commissioners of the OVC have moved onto jobs as the commissioner of the Big Ten, Big 12 and the Mid-American Conferences. The OVC’s proud past dates back to 1948, but seeds for the new league were actually planted in 1941. Discussions were put on hold by World War II but reemerged Feb. 27-28, 1948 at the Kentucky Hotel in Louisville as Morehead State, Louisville and Evansville merged to form the OVC. Tennessee Tech joined the OVC the following year. In the 1950s, the OVC became a pioneer on a much more significant scale socially, breaking racial barriers to provide educational and athletic opportunities to African-Americans. Through the past 65 years, 15 teams have won or shared the league’s football title. The list is led by Eastern Kentucky, winner of 21 outright or shared football crowns (including sharing the 2011 championship). Former member Middle Tennessee is next with 11 titles, followed by Tennessee Tech with 10. The first Division I-AA/FCS football playoff was held in 1978 with only four teams, which is the only year through present day that the OVC did not field a playoff representative. In the late 1970s, women’s athletics began somewhat of a rebirth on the national scene as the NCAA began sponsoring and marketing women’s sports. Recognizing the need to provide increased opportunities for female athletes, the OVC established women’s championships in the sports of basketball, tennis and track in 1977, with cross country and volley-

ball added over the next four years. Those sports were initially governed by the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW), but the overall strength of women’s programs in the league was demonstrated by the automatic bids the OVC instantly received when the NCAA became the governing body in 1982. The playing field is not the only place where OVC athletes are working hard. The league also recognizes excellence in the classroom. Six Scholar-Athlete Awards are presented yearly to male and female athletes, while others are commended for their academic success by being Medal of Honor recipients or earning a spot on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Additionally, the league annually presents one institutional Academic Achievement Award, as well as separate team awards in each Conference-sponsored sport. Since the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) Academic All-America program began, the Ohio Valley Conference has had 215 student-athletes honored with the award, including 36 over the last three years. Through the early years of the league, administrators wrestled with fan behavior due to the close proximity of the Conference members and the intense rivalries which developed. Just as it did decades ago, the OVC took the leadership

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role on what has become a national issue. In 1995, the OVC implemented a first-of-its-kind “Sportsmanship Statement,” a policy which promotes principles of fair play, ethical conduct and respect for one’s opponent. The statement has become a model for others to follow across the nation, and has answered the challenge of the NCAA Presidents Commission to improve sportsmanship in collegiate athletics. Additionally, the OVC annually presents the Steve Hamilton Sportsmanship Award, in honor of the former Morehead State student-athlete, coach and athletics director, to a junior or senior student-athlete with significant athletic contributions who best exemplifies the characteristics of sportsmanship and citizenship. Most recently, the Conference has also implemented the OVC Institutional and Team Sportsmanship Awards, which are presented to one institution and 18 sportspecific teams voted by their peers to have best exhibited the standards of sportsmanship and ethical conduct as outlined by the OVC and NCAA. The vision of leadership demonstrated by the Founding Fathers in 1948 remains alive today as the Ohio Valley Conference prepares for the future. One example is in regard to the current trend in collegiate athletics administration for increased involvement of university presidents in setting policies and making rules. The presidents of OVC institutions, however, have always governed the Conference, long before presidential governance became a national theme. The Ohio Valley Conference sponsors the following sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis and track for men, and basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and volleyball for women. In addition, the OVC also sponsors the combined men’s and women’s sport of rifle. Now in its seventh decade of competition, the Ohio Valley Conference has grown significantly from its humble beginnings while increasing the number of athletics opportunities it provides for students. Current league representatives include charter members Eastern Kentucky University, Morehead State University and Murray State University, along with Austin Peay State University, Belmont University, Eastern Illinois University, Jacksonville State University, Southeast Missouri State University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technological University and the University of Tennessee at Martin.

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Media Relations Key Telephone Numbers Area Code is 931

Mark Wilson - Athletic Director: 372-3961 Frank Harrell - Compliance: 372-3939 Matt Dexter/Tyler Birdwell - Facilities: 372-3945 Joe Erdeljac - Athletic Trainer: 372-3934 Ticket Office - 372-3940

Sports Information Sports Information Suite located on upper level of Eblen Center (Rooms 442-446) Rob Schabert: Assistant Athletic Director: (931) 372-3088 Mike Lehman: Coordinator: (931) 372-6139 Dylan Vazzano: Coordinator: (931) 372-3293 Jocelyn VerVelde: Coordinator: (931) 372-3293 Matthew Wagner: Coordinator/Video: (931) 372-3883 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5057 TTU, Cookeville, TN 38505 Overnight Address: 1100 McGee Blvd Email: sportsinfo@tntech.edu THANK YOU! Additional assistance producing this guide provided by:

Jared Nelson

Ross Fanning

ON THE COVER:

Shown on the cover of the 2014 golf guide are, from left, Lee Whitehead, Mason Griffin, Maddi Everts and Megan Williamson.

CREDITS: This guide is a publication of the Tennessee Tech University Sports Information Office. Cover design: WD Stone and Associates. Photography: TTU Photo Services, Tony Marable, Jim Dillon, Rob Schabert, Mike Lehman, Jocelyn VerVelde.

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Rob

SCHABERT

v Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Information and Broadcasting St. Cloud State, 1977

Now in his 32nd year on the Tennessee Tech athletics staff, Rob Schabert is assistant athletics director for sports information and broadcasting. He joined the Tech staff on Sept. 8, 1982, and has been going full-speed ever since, working not only in publicizing Tech’s student-athletes and staff but also in promotions and marketing for the athletics department. In September 2008 he was inducted into the Hall of Distinction at Minnesota State University (Mankato). An active member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), he has attended the organization’s annual workshop in 31 of his 36 years in the profession. He has served on numerous CoSIDA committees, including Ethics, Academic All-America and Writing, and he currently serves on the Olympic Liaison Committee. In 2004, he was voted winner of the university’s Outstanding Professional Award, and in July 2005 was promoted to his current title. Schabert has won dozens of national publications and writing awards, including “Best in the Nation” from USA Volleyball for his annual media guide six times. In addition to award-winning publications, he has kept pace with the fast-changing world of the sports information profession, moving Tech smoothly into the digital age and the exploding world of social media. Schabert, 58, has established several programs within the department. He created the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in 1987 and initiated the President’s Awards program in 1991. He also established the Woman of the Year/ Man of the Year awards along with the Outstanding Male and Female Athlete awards. He is active in the TTU Sports Hall of Fame selection process and serves as the emcee of the annual Hall of Fame Dinner. Schabert has promoted the selection of numerous Tech Academic All-Americans and is extremely active in promoting both the academic and athletic accomplishments of Tech’s studentathletes. Another wing of his operation is the day-to-day production and operations of the vast Tech athletics web site, TTUsports.com. Rob and his staff also serve as the hosts to all media attending athletics events on campus. Over the past several years, many of the interns who have worked for Schabert have moved into full-time positions in the Sports Information profession at a wide variety of colleges and universities, including Appalachian State, UAB, Xavier, Idaho, Texas State, New Mexico, Minnesota State (Mankato) and FLorida Atlantic. A Minnesota native who learned the trade under the guidance of his father, Bob (a long-time Minnesota Sportswriter), Rob earned his bachelor’s degree in mass communications from St. Cloud (Minn.) State University in 1977, spent one year in the Minnesota Twins public relations office, and was SID for five years at Mankato State University. He was a charter member of the St. Cloud chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, the Society of Professional Journalists. In 2002, Rob was a volunteer with the Salt Lake Olympic Committee as a member of the Press Operations staff. Rob and his wife, Joan, have two grown children who are also in the public relation business -- Matt (Morehead State sports information) and Kristen (U.S. Army public affairs). They also have one grandson, Jacob.

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Sports Information Coordinators Mike Lehman, 24, is in his second year on the Tech Sports Information

Staff. A Northern Illinois University graduate from Dundee, Ill., Lehman worked as an undergraduate in the NIU SID office. He serves as the primary contact for the Golden Eagle men’s basketball and baseball teams, as well as the tennis and golf programs. He is also heavily involved in providing daily updates on the official Tech Athletics website, producing department publications and a variety of social media projects. While at Northern Illinois, Lehman held several responsibilities over. After gaining experience his first year, he was kept on for a special summer project of reformatting the record books. Lehman earned new duties in his second year, including leading the statistics crew for basketball and assisting with volleyball. He was also the secondary contact for women’s tennis and was chosen to design the 2012 MAC Women’s Tennis Championship program. During his time with the Huskies, NIU was honored as a 2011 “Super 11” sport information department by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), which recognizes the best 11 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) departments in the nation during the season.

Dylan Vazzano, a graduate of Syracuse University and native of Los

Angeles, joined the Sports Information staff at Tennessee Tech University in mid-August, 2013, as a Sports Information Coordinator. Vazzano comes to Tech after spending the last two years as Sports Information Director and lead play-by-play broadcaster at Menlo College, an NAIA school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Vazzano, 24, is the primary contact for soccer and softball, and will broadcast the audio portion of webstreams of soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball and softball games on the OVC Digital Network. He is also the sidelines reporter during football broadcasts on the Golden Eagle Sports Network, and provide play-by-play for selected basketball games. While at Menlo, Vazzano controlled all communications and media relations aspects for the department’s 14 sports, As a broadcaster, he provided play-by-play for football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, softball, men’s wrestling, and served as the “voice” of eight different regional and national tournaments.

Jocelyn VerVelde, a graduate of Central Michigan University and na-

tive of Oostburg, Wis., joined the Sports Information staff in July. VerVelde, 23, majored in sports studies at CMU and minored in journalism. She is the primary contact for the volleyball, women’s basketball and track & field teams, and will work with all 14 Golden Eagle programs. She also provides daily updates on TTUsports.com, provides content and updates for Tech’s social media including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, contributes to “unlimited” magazine, and provides photography and video support. A 2008 graduate of Sheboygan (Wis.) County Christian High School where she was a standout player in volleyball, basketball and soccer, she spent two years at North Dakota State University and was a member of the volleyball team. She transfered to Central Michigan where she played her final three seasons for the Chippewas, with current Golden Eagle volleyball head coach Dave Zelenock as one of the assistant coaches. During her final year at CMU, she worked as a student assistant in the sports information office, and was the primary contact for the men’s and women’s track & field teams.

Matt Wagner, 23, is in his second year as the primary Video Coordinator

for Tech Athletics, and has been instrumental in the department’s expanding video production area. A 2011 Western Kentucky University graduate, he produces all of the Athletics live web streaming, coach’s shows, and a wide variety of video features and special projects. His position utilizes both his creative abilities and his technical knowledge. He works in designing sports programming, promos and creative pieces for Tech athletics, as well as production of all Golden Eagle Athletics video and audio content for the OVC Digital Network, TTUsports.com and social media such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. He also serves as the Director for the weekly Watson Brown Show. Wagner assists in the promotion of all 14 Golden Eagle teams. He graduated from WKU with Summa Cum Laude honors and Bachelor of Arts degree in Television and Film production, with a minor in English. A Danville, Ky., resident, Wagner has worked on film sets, television sets, and sports productions ranging from Lexington, Ky., to Los Angeles.

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Fans can follow and support Tech Athletics through several social media outlets, including Twitter and Facebook. The Tennessee Tech Sports Information Department has created a TTU Sports Fan Page on Facebook, and also send regular “tweets” via Twitter. Twitter provides up-to-the-minute, breaking news while Facebook focuses on feature stories, game previews and recaps for all Tech teams. Follow Tech on Facebook at: TTU Sports Follow Tech on Twitter at: @TTUGoldenEagles Tech Athletics also has an Instagram account under the name of TTUGoldenEagles

Sometimes a pen and paper just can’t tell the whole story. That’s where video comes in. After producing more than 100 videos during the 2012-13 academic year, Tech Athletics looks to continue its visual media efforts by providing quality videos on a regular basis. From feature stories and behind-the-scenes pieces to highlights and press conferences, the TTUSports1 YouTube channel is the exclusive home for Tech video content.

OVC Digital Network Watch for information about the all-new OVC Digital Network, which will provide free web streaming of all OVC football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball games, plus other featured content. In conjunction with member schools, the OVC provides the online destination for exclusive LIVE streaming video and audio straight to your computer. This broadband video channel is the ultimate place for fans of OVC member schools on the web. The OVC Digital Network is powered by OVCsports.com, the Official Site of the Ohio Valley Conference.

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About the University “TTU among most affordable universities in the nation”   – Newsweek

Where Quality Counts

For nearly 100 years, Tennessee Tech has served the various needs of the region, the state and beyond. Not only is Tech renowned as a fine institution of higher education, it also serves as a public resource center and encourages scholarly research and creative activity by its faculty and students. Today, Tech makes a number of contributions to economic development locally, regionally and nationally. Tech’s 65,000-plus alumni occupy positions of leadership in education, business, industry, government and public service. Tennessee Tech is widely known as an institution noted for its academic quality -- an institution where the energies of the faculty, staff and students are devoted to ensuring that the university’s quality is maintained and enhanced. The university is divided into seven academic divisions offering more than 40 programs of study leading to the bachelor’s degree and more than 20 programs of study at the graduate level. More than 75 percent of the 370 full-time faculty members hold doctoral degrees. Considered one of the most picturesque campuses in the South -- and one of the safest -- the buildings carry an attractive Georgian style architecture that lends the Tech campus an Ivy-league character. Tech was established in 1915 as Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, located on the site of its forerunner, Dixie College. TPI gained university status in 1965, reflecting the institution’s role as a multipurpose, state-supported university. Tech’s current enrollment continues to include students from almost all 95 Tennessee counties, along with students from more than 40 other states and about 40 foreign countries.

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Campus Life

Tennessee Tech students know that there is a lot more to college life than what goes on in the classroom. Nearly 200 student organizations on campus offer activities ranging from academic, athletic, cultural, political, community-oriented, social to spiritual. At Tech, it’s easy to get involved and make friends. Campus recreation coordinates 11 intramural and club sports: basketball, bowling, flag football, golf, racquetball, rugby, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball and wrestling. The Fitness Center is a free, full-service health club for students. It houses a fully equipped weight room, 25-meter indoor pool, cardiovascular equipment and an indoor track. Tech is also a center for the arts, presenting concerts, theatre productions, lectures, dance performances, films, workshops, demonstrations and art exhibits each year. And, of course there’s always an athletics event to attend. Tennessee Tech’s athletic teams compete in the Ohio Valley Conference for 14 sports on the NCAA Division I level, and students can attend all regular season athletic events absolutely free!

The Tennessee Tech Athletic Department unveiled a new brand on Aug. 31, 2006, with an allnew set of logos for the Golden Eagles. The brand is new, but the tradition remains -- the name Golden Eagles. How did TTU adopt the name? In the first quarter of this century, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute was a tiny school, located in the rugged, mountainous Upper Cumberland region where Golden Eagles were plentiful, soaring above the lush, upland forests. It's easy to understand how those early students and faculty could narrow their choices for their athletic team's nicknames to "Golden Eagles" or "Mountaineers." On February 14, 1925, the nickname "Golden Eagles " was officially adopted. The school newspaper, The Oracle, printed a story that outlined the efforts of a committee to suggest several possible nicknames to Athletic Association members for

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their consideration. The two most popular names were "Golden Eagles" and "Mountaineers," and the association, by a vote of 139-18, proudly declared its preference. It wasn't until 27 years later that a tangible mascot found its way to the campus. Several Tech students braved a driving night rainstorm to pilfer a huge block-tin eagle statue from the charred ruins of a resort hotel in Monteagle. They painted the creature - with a wingspan of over six feet - a glistening gold, and suspended it from the rafter for public inspection at the following day's basketball game in Memorial Gym. Then-Governor Frank G. Clement, a lifelong friend of the hotel owner, was in Cookeville to speak . He worked out a compromise between his friend and the school students, who wanted to retain the eagle as their mascot.

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Anna Cunningham 5-7 | Freshman Cookeville, Tenn.

Haley Davidson 5-4 | Freshman Chattanooga, Tenn.

Whitney Robertson 5-4 | Freshman Clarksville, Tenn.

Polk Brown Head Coach Third Season

Maddi Everts 5-6 | Sophomore Ooltewah, Tenn.

Lydia Triplett 5-5 | Freshman Benton, Tenn.

Allison Geer 5-7 | Sophomore Doyle, Tenn.

Megan Williamson 5-5 | Sophomore Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Carla Hazelwood Assistant Coach Second Season


Tennessee Tech golf 2014 Schedule

Men’s Schedule Feb. 24-25 . . . . . . . . . . at Snowman Getaway (Loyola-Maryland) • Goodyear, Ariz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 a.m. Palm Valley Golf Course (54 holes)

Mar. 10-11 . . . . . . . . . . . at Grover Page Classic (UT Martin) • Jackson, Tenn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m. Jackson Country Club (54 holes)

Mar. 17-18 . . . . . . . . . . . at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (TTU) • Sevierville, Tenn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 a.m. Sevierville Golf Club (54 holes)

Apr. 7-8 . . . . . . . . . . . . at ASU Red Wolf Intercollegiate (Arkansas State) • Jonesboro, Ark. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m. Ridge Point Country Club (54 holes)

Apr. 12-13 . . . . . . . . . . at UK Bluegrass Invitational (Kentucky) • Lexington, Ky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 a.m. UK Big Blue Course (54 holes)

Apr. 24-26 . . . . . . . . . . at OVC Championship (OVC) • Florence, Ala. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m. RTJ Shoals Fighting Joe Course (54 holes)

woMen’s Schedule Mar. 2-4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . at Kiawah Island Intercollegiate (Charleston) • Kiawah Island, S.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m. Oak Point and Cougar Point (54 holes)

Mar.10-11 . . . . . . . . . . . . at Bison Invitational (Bucknell) • Las Vegas, Nev. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 a.m. Paiute Golf Resort (36 holes)

Mar. 17-18 . . . . . . . . . . . at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate (TTU) • Sevierville, Tenn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 a.m. Sevierville Golf Club (36 holes)

Apr. 4-5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . at EKU Colonel Classic (Eastern Kentucky) • Richmond, Ky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 a.m. Arlington Golf Course (36 holes)

Apr. 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vs. Morehead State and Austin Peay • Lexington, Ky. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m. Kearney Hill Golf Course (36 holes)

Apr. 20-22 . . . . . . . . . . . at OVC Championship (OVC) • Florence, Ala. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 a.m. RTJ Shoals Fighting Joe Course (54 holes)

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