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Encyclopedia > Tennessee Lady Volunteers

The University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers name is derived from the state's nickname, the "Volunteer State," because of it's history of many Tennessee citizens who volunteered to fight in the military. The 1902 UT football team was referred to as "Volunteers." And the name was also applied to women's teams when they formed in the 20th century. UT varsity teams are often referred to as "Lady Vols." The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the primary institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee system, Tennessees flagship public university. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 36th 109,247 km² 195 km 710 km 2. ...


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Pat Summitt - The Pinnacle of Success (1346 words)
Patricia Head Summitt was born on June 14, 1952 in Henrietta, Tennessee, the daughter of Richard and Hazel Albright Head.
She has led the Lady Vols to 24 consecutive NCAA tournaments, every one since the women had a tournament, and produced NCAA championships in 1987, '89, '91, '96, '97 and '98.
Every Lady Vol player who has completed her eligibility at Tennessee has received her degree or is in the process of completing the requirements for graduation.
LADY VOLS PREPARE FOR TEXAS TECH IN SWEET SIXTEEN :: UT is 19-4 in Sweet Sixteen games (5082 words)
Tennessee has advanced to the Final Four from the Midwest every time: in 1997 (claiming the NCAA title in Cincinnati, Ohio), in 2002, where the team lost to UConn in the Final Four semis in San Antonio and in 2004, where the team lost to UConn in the NCAA title game in New Orleans.
The top-seeded and #2/3-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols utilized a balanced attack in which six players recorded double-digit point totals to earn their 23rd-consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 with a 79-59 triumph over ninth-seeded and #25-ranked DePaul at the Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center on March 22, 2004.
Senior Tasha Butts connected on a pair of free throws with 0.2 seconds remaining and the top-seeded and #2/3-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols defeated fourth-seeded Baylor, 71-69, in the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional semis at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., on Mar. 28, 2004.
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