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Volunteer Training

Tennessee rower Jennifer Davis, while visiting Vietnam as part of her school’s VOLeaders Academy, experienced a moment that continues to resonate.

Tennessee’s Joan Cronan to receive Pat Summitt Award

Joan Cronan has been named the first recipient of the newly established NCAA President’s Pat Summitt Award. GETTY IMAGES Joan Cronan, former women’s athletics director at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been named the first...

It’s just time

This spring, Tamika Catchings will release her first full-length memoir. Written with author Ken Petersen, “Catch a Star: Shining Through Adversity To Become a Champion” tells the basketball star’s story of overcoming obstacles throughout life to achieve success on and off the court.

5 research grants funded for graduate students

The NCAA Research Committee selected five research proposals to fund as part of the 2015 cycle of the NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant Program.

Dressed for Success

Shyra Ely-Gash has two passions in life: basketball and fashion. On the court, Ely-Gash played in four Final Fours for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. But she also grew up circling clothing she liked in magazines, and earned a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising.

2008 NCAA Woman of the Year

Tennessee’s Anosike selected as NCAA Woman of the Year The NCAA News, October 20, 2008 Nkolika “Nicky” Anosike, a self-described role player for the two-time defending NCAA champion Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team, was named the 2008...

2005 NCAA Woman of the Year

McCalley Named 2005 NCAA Woman of the Year For Immediate Release: Saturday, October 29, 2005 Contact: Crissy M. Schluep, Assistant Director of Public and Media Relations Lauryn McCalley, photo by Stephen Nowland, NCAAPhotos INDIANAPOLIS---...

1992 NCAA Woman of the Year

Byrne humbly grabs award winner's spotlight As published in The NCAA News, November 23, 1992 By David D. Smale SPECIAL TO THE NCAA NEWS Anne Byrne said her daughter would not be able to sleep. Catherine Byrne confirmed her mother's...

NCAA names two Jim McKay Scholarship winners

The NCAA has selected Cierra Burdick, a communication studies major from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, who competed in basketball, and Cristian Gonzalez Mendez, a public relations major from Florida State University who competed in tennis, as recipients of the 2015 Jim McKay Scholarship.

Local Favorite

Being named executive director of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association offers Danielle Donehew a chance to go home again and make a national impact on the game she loves. 

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