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Pat Summitt 1, Raccoon 0

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by John, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Legendary Lady Vols coach recovers from encounter with raccoon

    The Associated Press
    Published on: 03/07/08

    Nashville — Tennessee coach Pat Summitt didn't look too uncomfortable Friday, jumping up and down on the sideline in the Southeastern Conference tournament.

    Not bad for someone who dislocated a shoulder in an encounter with a raccoon.

    Summitt had taken her golden Labrador out for a walk Wednesday night when they came back to find the raccoon on the deck at her home.

    "I momentarily lost it," Summitt told WBIR-TV in Knoxville. "The raccoon was about to attack. I just knocked it off the deck, and fortunately nothing happened but a dislocated shoulder, and it's back in place."

    Summitt showed no sign of injury Friday in Nashville, and she told the TV station the shoulder wouldn't bother her at the SEC tournament. And she learned a lesson about dealing with raccoons.

    "When I realized what could have happened, it almost brought me to tears," she said. "It wasn't very smart on my part."

    -- I still don't understand how she dislocated her shoulder during the, um, scuffle or whatever the hell it was.
  2. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    Jeff Kent wishes he had thought of that.
  3. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    I think the lesson we all learned here is: Don't ever mess with Pat Summitt.
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Geno Auriemma is making up stories about this as I type.
  5. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Knowing Auriemma, I'm sure this will be used against Pat Summitt in recruiting.

    "Not only did she get divorced, but she also threatens animals, especially those in a position to threaten her. Do you want to play for a monster like that?"
  6. Cadet

    Cadet Guest

    This kicks ass.
  7. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Pat Summit: Toughest coach alive!
  8. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    She needs Old Dan and Little Ann to tree that coon.
  9. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    "I'm not saying she was trying to have a relationship with the animal. I'm not. But I can tell you I have never been in a compromising position with a raccoon."
  10. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    All I know is, Geno Auriemma better not meet her in a back alley. He might not come out of it alive.
  11. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Rule #3 of Fight Club: do not mess with Pat Summitt.

    Rule #4 of Fight Club: do not mess with Pat Summitt, and do not talk about Fight Club!

    8)Hope Vivian and Geno are taking notes.
  12. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

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