Tennessee Lady Volunteers volleyball

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Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Tennessee Lady Volunteers athletic logo

University University of Tennessee
Conference SEC
Eastern Division
Location Knoxville, TN
Head Coach Rob Patrick (15th year)
Arena Thompson-Boling Arena
(Capacity: 7,500)
Nickname Lady Volunteers
Colors Orange and White and Columbia blue

                     

AIAW and NCAA Tournament Final Four
2005
AIAW and NCAA Tournament Appearances
1973, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1993, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Conference Tournament Champions
1981, 1982, 1984, 2004
Conference Regular Season Champions
1981, 1982, 1984, 2004, 2011

The Tennessee Lady Volunteers volleyball team represents the University of Tennessee located in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Lady Vols compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The Lady Vols play their home matches in the Thompson-Boling Arena on the university's campus, and are currently led by head coach Rob Patrick.

Overview of Lady Vols Volleyball Program[edit]

Since the Lady Volunteers have began competing in the NCAA they have began a successful trend of winning and have recently built a very sound program that competes for conference championships regularly. The Lady Vols have managed to make the NCAA Volleyball Tournament and AIAW Tournament a total of 13 times and have reached the semi-finals in the tournament in 2005.

The Lady Vols are currently coached by Rob Patrick who has managed to take the program to new heights.

Program record and history[edit]

The University of Tennessee first fielded a women's varsity volleyball team in the fall of 1958 and first kept recordings of games in 1973. Since then, the Lady Vols have won four Southeastern Conference (SEC) championships.

Year Head Coach Overall
Record
Conference
Standing
Winning
Percentage
Postseason
' (SEC) (1979–present)
1973 Kaye Hart 38-6 - .864 2nd Region II
1974 Kaye Hart 8-14 - .364
1975 Diane Hale 17-8-6 - .645
1976 Jodie Lambert 22-13-4 - .615
1977 Bud Fields 7-11-3 - .405 4th Region II
1978 Bud fields 20-14-3 - .581
1979 Bob Bertucci 34-11 2nd .756 5th Region II
1980 Bob Bertucci 40-17 2nd .696 2nd Region II
1981 Bob Bertucci 34-22 SEC Champions .607 NCAA First Round
1982 Bob Bertucci 31-7 SEC Champions .816 NCAA Regional Quarterfinal
1983 Bob Bertucci 31-10 2nd .756 NCAA Regional Quarterfinal
1984 Bob Bertucci 25-11 SEC Champions .694 NCAA Regional Quarterfinal
1985 Bob Bertucci 12-24 4th .333
1986 Bob Bertucci 22-13 5th .629
1987 Sandy Lynn 18-18 3rd .500
1988 Sandy Lynn 23-12 2nd .657
1989 Sandy Lynn 13-15 4th .464
1990 Sandy Lynn 12-17 3rd .414
1991 Julie Hermann 12-17 8th .414
1992 Julie Hermann 13-14 5th .481
1993 Julie Hermann 18-13 5th .581 NCAA Second Round
1994 Julie Hermann 10-21 11th .323
1995 Julie Hermann 7-25 5th East .219
1996 Julie Hermann 17-16 4th East .515
1997 Rob Patrick 15-19 4th East .441
1998 Rob Patrick 19-10 4th East .655
1999 Rob Patrick 19-13 2nd East .594
2000 Rob Patrick 23-10 3rd East .700 NCAA First Round
2001 Rob Patrick 16-11 3rd East .593
2002 Rob Patrcik 20-11 4th East .645
2003 Rob Patrick 22-9 2nd East .710
2004 Rob Patrick 32-3 SEC Champions .914 NCAA Regional Quarterfinal
2005 Rob Patrick 25-9 2nd East .735 NCAA Final Four
2006 Rob Patrick 19-12 3rd East .613 NCAA First Round
2007 Rob Patrick 11-18 5th East .379
2008 Rob Patrick 22-10 3rd East .688 NCAA First Round
2009 Rob Patrick 24-8 2nd East .750 NCAA Second Round
2010 Rob Patrick 25-7 2nd East .781 NCAA Second Round
2011 Rob Patrick 28-4 SEC Champions .875 NCAA Second Round
2012 Rob Patrick 22-8 2nd East .733 NCAA First Round
Total 826-511-16 .610

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All-Americans[edit]

Tennessee has 17 All-Americans including two AVCA All-America first team selections [2]

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