Sunday, October 07, 2012

Summitt at Lady Vols' First Practice

Summitt made an appearance Sunday at the Lady Vols' first full-scale practice for new coach Holly Warlick. Although Summitt stepped down as the Lady Vols' coach in April after winning eight national titles in 38 years, she remains on staff as head coach emeritus.

Warlick said she expects to have Summitt at every practice.

Summitt's appearance gave Sunday's practice a familiar feel, but plenty of change surrounds this team. The Lady Vols are adopting a faster tempo in hopes their athleticism compensates for their inexperience. Tennessee doesn't return anyone who started an NCAA tournament game during its run to a regional final last season.

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