Alumnus Tavis Bailey was a three-time All-American in the discus at Tennessee including two first-team nods and a runner-up finish during his senior year in 2015.
Alumna Tianna Bartoletta, formerly Tianna Madison, still holds Tennessee’s all-time best long jump mark both indoors and outdoors.
Martina Moravcikova swam for Tennessee from 2008-11 and earned four All-America honors as a senior.
During her UT career (2012-15), Molly Hannis was a 14-time All-American and a four-time SEC champion.
Kira Toussaint is a rising senior for the Tennessee swimming and diving team who will be making her first trip to the Olympics as a member of the Netherlands’ team.
Tamika Catchings rates as one of the greatest Tennessee basketball players in history.
Hannah Wilkinson, a current student, is Tennessee’s leader in goals and points and will likely crack the top 10 in program history in both categories this season.
Rhian Wilkinson is one of the most decorated players in the history of Canada’s Women’s National Team and played for Tennessee 2000-03.
UT is well represented at the 2016 Summer Olympics that began Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Once every four years, people from all nations marvel at the incredible feats of the greatest athletes in the world. What is it that allows them to run, jump, and throw faster and farther than the average person? David Bassett, head of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies, and a colleague have developed a course to answer that question.