athletics News

Campus Community Invited to Celebration of Pat Summitt’s Life

UT is hosting a Celebration of Life service for Lady Vol Basketball Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at Thompson-Boling Arena. Doors to the arena will open at 5:30 p.m. If you plan to attend, please leave your vehicle parked in your assigned lot on campus and walk to avoid traffic around the arena. Shuttles will run from the Ag campus beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Harrington Named SEC Video Coordinator of the Year

The Collegiate Sports Video Association has named Joe Harrington, sports technology coordinator for UT’s football coaching staff, the 2015-16 Southeastern Conference Video Coordinator of the Year.

You Could Be the Match That Saves a Life

Faculty, staff, and students, ages 18–44, can register to be included in a national database of bone marrow donors at UT Athletics’ annual Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive from noon to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 27, in the Lauricella Center at Neyland Stadium.

Teen Cancer Patient Visits UT, Gets Big Orange Homecoming Surprise

A sixteen-year-old cancer patient offered “honorary admission” to UT several months ago was on campus this past weekend to enjoy Homecoming festivities. Noah Hays, a high school junior from Charlotte, North Carolina, is a lifelong Volunteer fan whose dream of attending UT has been jeopardized by his diagnosis with stage four rhabdomyosarcoma, an aggressive and rare cancer of the muscle and bone marrow.