Former high school All-American and Wake Forest quarterback C.J. Leak will be looking for a new start in Knoxville.
According to reports from the Charlotte Observer, the sophomore will transfer to Tennessee this summer.
Leak, who was recruited by schools like Notre Dame, Penn State and Tennessee before settling on the Demon Deacons, started three games for Wake last season before going down with a season-ending knee injury against Clemson on Sept. 16.
The 6-foot-4, 235-pound Charlotte native received a medical redshirt and will be eligible to compete in the 2002 season, as a junior.
GOLF TEAM FINISHES AS RUNNER-UP IN BEAU RIVAGE
The University of Tennessee men's golf team finished in second place at the Beau Rivage College Classic golf tournament at the Windance Golf Club. The Vols finished with a scorecard of 296-301-301 898, nine shots behind team champion Sam Houston State (889).
Tennessee's Andy Brimer and Jason Powell led the way for the Vols as both finished tied for eighth with a three-day score of 224. Sophomores Andrew Pratt and Ian Parnaby followed with scores of 225 to finish in a tie for 12th with six other participants. Andrew Black rounded out the Vol scoring with a 242 to place him at 76th.
Other top team scores were Louisville (903) and South Florida (903). Ryan Polzin of Sam Houston State won the individual title with scores of 74-71-67212. Following Polzin was Tim Yelverton of Southern Mississippi with a 219 and Jody Moss of Louisiana Monroe, Jason Wyatt of Memphis and John Hulwick of Denver tied for third, with a 220.
The Vols will next be in action on Feb. 19-20 at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate in Jacksonville, Fla. The tournament will be held at Sawgrass Golf and Country Club. UT finished fifth in the tourney last season.
TRACK TEAM MOVES UP IN RANKS
Tennessee's track and field squad matched its season-best, fifth-place Trackwire ranking in the Feb. 13 edition. The Trackwire rankings combine several factors to predict the outcome of the NCAA Indoor Championships. Tennessee's current fifth-place, 33-point ranking matches its season-best ranking from Jan. 23.
Tennessee hosts the UT Invitational at Stokely Athletics Center on Friday. The meet will be Tennessee's last before traveling to Lexington, Ky., for the SEC Championships Feb. 24-25.
Reports link golfer C. J. Leak to UT
Published: Thu Feb 15, 2001 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 03:28 p.m.