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WATCH: Monica Abbott Returns to Rocky Top for Retirement Celebration

Monica Abbott

Tennessee softball and Team USA legend Monica Abbott returned to Rocky Top this past weekend to celebrate her official retirement from the sport of softball. Abbott threw out the first pitch for the Tennessee-Vanderbilt baseball game on Friday night before throwing the first pitch for the Tennessee-Florida softball game on Monday night. Both Tennessee teams […]

Volunteer Legends Celebrated During Tennessee/Georgia Game in Knoxville

Tennessee Georgia

During the first half of Tennessee’s home game against Georgia on Saturday afternoon, the Volunteers’ athletic department pulled out all the stops. Not one, not two, not three but four Tennessee legends were celebrated during timeouts, each receiving a roaring reaction from the crowd. First, former Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning was brought out onto the […]

Tennessee Softball Legend Throws One-Hitter in Olympic Game

Monica Abbott Tennessee USA

Monica Abbott has been one of the most dominant players in the sport of softball at every level including Tennessee, and it continued recently in the Olympic Games. Abbott struck out nine batters in a one-hitter against Team Canada on Wednesday. Abbott, a former Tennessee softball star and Tennessee sports legend, helped Team USA retain […]

Tennessee Legend Set to Lead USA at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday

Monica Abbott Tennessee Olympics

Former Tennessee softball player Monica Abbott and the Team USA softball team will begin their quest for gold on Tuesday as they begin their run in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This will be Abbott’s second Olympic Games. Abbott, along with Team USA, last competed in the Olympics in 2008. In fact, that was the last […]