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University of Tennessee Men | Women


Division:NCAA - Div. I
Conference:SEC
Location:Knoxville, TN
Head Coach:Sam Winterbotham
Assoc. Head Coach:Chris Woodruff
Institution Type:Public
Environment:Large city
Student Population:20,000+
Top Recruiting Classes: R.V. in 2014, #20 in 2013, #4 in 2011, #17 in 2006


 
Conference Highlights
Nine-Time SEC Champion (1951,1966,1970,1980,1986,1990,2000, 2010, 2011)
Three-Time SEC Tournament Champion (1990, 2002, 2010)
*Nine SEC Titles are tied for second most among current SEC schools
*Three SEC Tournament Titles are tied for third most among SEC schools
Tournament Highlights
1990, 2001 and 2010 NCAA National Runner-Up
2000 and 2002 Advanced to the Semifinals of the NCAA Tournament

Advanced to the NCAA tournament the past six seasons.
Individual Achievements
Chris Woodruff was the 1993 NCAA Singles Champion.

Rodney Harmon and Mel Purcell were the 1980 NCAA Doubles Champions.

John-Patrick Smith (2008-11) was the second player in Division I history to be named ITA All-American in singles and doubles all four years of his career.

Tennessee has had 31 tennis players recognized as All-America. A program record four were selected in 2011: John-Patrick Smith, Tennys Sandgren, Rhyne Williams and Boris Conkic.

Tennessee has produced 14 nationally ranked singles players the last seven seasons, including two — Smith and Williams — who have held the No. 1 ranking.
Coaching Achievements
Sam Winterbotham
- 2010 SEC Coach of the Year
- 2010 ITA Ohio Valley Coach of the Year
- 2009 ITA Southeast Region Coach of the Year
- 2008 SEC Coach of the Year
- 2006 ITA Mountain Coach of the Year at Colorado
- 2006 Co-Coach of the Year in Big 12 at Colorado
- 2002 Region VI Assistant Coach of the Year at Baylor

Chris Woodruff
- 2010 ITA Ohio Valley Region Assistant Coach of the Year
- 2008 ITA Region III Assistant Coach of the Year
- Two-time All-America at UT in 1992 and 93
- 1993 NCAA Singles Champion
 
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RECENT COMMITMENTS
10/24 Peyton Mathiews chooses Millsaps
10/24 Travis Lau chooses North Dakota
10/24 James Spaulding chooses Johns Hopkins
10/23 Whitney Weisberg chooses Fordham
10/23 Brian Pecyna chooses Valparaiso
10/23 John Page chooses Youngstown State
10/22 Madison Hale chooses UCSD
10/22 Mckenzie Barco chooses Chattanooga
10/22 Michelle Wang chooses Cornell
10/21 Sean Halloran chooses Sewanee

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 USTA/ITA CAMPUS SHOWDOWNS
Campus Showdowns are one-day, short-format tournaments open to juniors, college players, professionals, and adults. These events give junior players a chance to compete against college competition on a college campus.
 
 
DateType/LocationSchool/Contact
10/25 Women's Showdown
Fairfax, VA
George Mason
Stephen Curtis
10/25 Men's Showdown
Allentown, PA
Muhlenberg
Jeff Schmitt
10/25 Coed Showdown
Claremont, CA
Pomona-Pitzer
Steve Bickham
10/26 Women's Showdown
Sweet Briar, VA
Sweet Briar
Teresa Boylan
11/01 Men's Showdown
Santa Clara, CA
Santa Clara
Aaron Paajanen
 
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