UT's women's rowing team took to familiar waters Saturday at the 23rd Head
of the Tennessee regatta and won treats rather than tricks.
Tennessee entered the three races, finishing first in two and fifth in
another. In the College 8+, the Lady Vols finished first (17:07.66), fourth
(17:40.66), seventh (18:12.52), eighth (18:22.52) and 15th (19:43.98).
In the College 4+, the Lady Vols continued their winning streak, finishing
with times of 19:10.14 and 19:16.07, respectively. Finally, in the Novice
College 4+, the Orange and White took fifth place with a clocking of
"I am very pleased with today's results and I thought the highlight was the
College 4+," said UT head coach Lisa Glenn. "I thought all of the boats
showed poise and determination in all of the races."
Next for the Lady Vols will be the Head of the Chattahoochee regatta on
Men's tennis competes at Ole Miss
Tennessee's Mark Parsons was defeated by fifth seed and No. 44 Vikrant
Chada of Ole Miss, 7-5, 6-2, in Friday's semifinal match at the Ole Miss
Indoor Tennis Championships in Oxford, Miss.
Parsons, sixth seed and ranked 100th, defeated Pierre Nicolas of
Mississippi State late Thursday night, 3-6, 6-4,6-4, in a second-round
match. In the quarterfinals, Parsons shocked top seed and No. 25 Martin
Sjoqvist of Ole Miss by defeating him in straight sets, 7-6 (1), 6-2.
Parsons ran his record to 9-3.
After winning his second-round match against Matieu Soto, Tennessee's Peter
Handoyo lost his quarterfinal match to James Shortall of Ole Miss, 6-2,
6-3. Handoyo has a 14-3 record.
After dropping his second-round, the Vols' Paul Podbury went 2-0 on the day
in consolation play. Podbury defeated Ole Miss' Bo Petro, 6-4, 6-3. Later
in the day, Podbury beat David Blackburn of Ole Miss, 6-0, 6-4. Podbury
stands 9-4 on the season.