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Vol For Life pays homage to Pat Summitt after leading team to WNBA finals

Just after leading the Chicago Sky to the WNBA finals, Vol For Life Candace Parker told ESPN that she wanted to bring honor to her former coach and Lady Vols legend Pat Summitt.
Chicago Sky forward Candace Parker, center, makes her move against the defense of Connecticut...
Chicago Sky forward Candace Parker, center, makes her move against the defense of Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner, left, and center Brionna Jones in the second half of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Uncasville, Conn.(Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
Published: Oct. 7, 2021 at 10:53 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Just after leading the Chicago Sky to the WNBA finals, Vol For Life Candace Parker said in a video posted to ESPN’s Twitter account that she wanted to bring honor to her former coach and Lady Vols legend Pat Summitt.

“I want to always bring honor to [Pat Summitt]. In these moments, I always remember her,” Parker said.

ESPN posted the clip and quote to Twitter, and an official University of Tennessee account responded. The Tennessee Ticket Office account gave Parker a shoutout with an orange heart.

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