Vols in the lead on day one of UT vs. UF blood drive

Vols in the lead on day one of UT vs. UF blood drive

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MEDIC Regional Blood Center is going head-to-head with LifeSouth Blood Center of Gainesville, Fla. to find out how which team's fans give the most blood. (source: MEDIC) MEDIC Regional Blood Center is going head-to-head with LifeSouth Blood Center of Gainesville, Fla. to find out how which team's fans give the most blood. (source: MEDIC)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - After day one of the MEDIC Regional Blood Center eighth annual University of Tennessee vs. University of Florida blood drive, the Vols are in the lead by 58 donations. Vol fans made 213 donations while Florida Gator fans made 155 on the first day of the drive.

MEDIC Regional Blood Center kicked the drive off Monday ahead of Saturday's rivalry football game.

MEDIC going head-to-head with LifeSouth Blood Center of Gainesville, Fla. to find out how which team's fans give the most blood.

In addition to the satisfaction of beating the Gators, Vols fans will be offered several freebies, including a "Brick by Brick" Tennessee vs. Florida T-shirt, a free small cheese pizza from Snappy Tomato, and a coupon for a free small Frosty from Wendy's.

The blood drive runs Monday Sept. 16 through Friday, Sept. 20. In addition, any men who donate on Thursday or Friday can receive a free PSA blood test to screen for prostate cancer.

The full week's schedule:

Monday, September 16:

  • Snappy Tomato Pizza/Hardin Valley, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • UT Institute of Agriculture, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Inside Hollingsworth Auditorium.
  • University Center, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Suites 223-225.
  • Laughlin Memorial Hospital/Greeneville, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Takoma Memorial Hospital/Greeneville, 7 a.m.- 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • MEDIC Headquarters,1601 Ailor Avenue, 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
  • MEDIC Farragut, 11000 Kingston Pike (behind Pittsburgh Paints), 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17:

  • Snappy Tomato Pizza/Northshore, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Snappy Tomato Pizza/Lenoir City, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Snappy Tomato Pizza/Seymour, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • University Center ,9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Suites, 223-225.
  • Walmart/Jacksboro, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bloodmoible.
  • MEDIC Headquarters,1601 Ailor Avenue, 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
  • MEDIC Farragut, 11000 Kingston Pike (behind Pittsburgh Paints), 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 18:

  • Pellissippi State Community College/Hardin Valley Campus, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Snappy Tomato Pizza/Schaad Road, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Snappy Tomato Pizza/Alcoa, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • University Center, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Suites 223-225.
  • Walmart/Sevierville, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • MEDIC Headquarters,1601 Ailor Avenue, 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
  • MEDIC Farragut, 11000 Kingston Pike (behind Pittsburgh Paints), 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Thursday, September 19:

  • Books-A-Million/Oak Ridge, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Provision Center for Proton Therapy/Dowell Springs, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Inside Lobby.
  • University Center, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Suites 223-225.
  • Walmart/Jefferson City, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Walmart/Morristown, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Walmart/Oneida, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • MEDIC Headquarters,1601 Ailor Avenue, 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
  • MEDIC Farragut, 11000 Kingston Pike (behind Pittsburgh Paints), 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.

Friday, September 20:

  • Lowe's/Athens, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Lowe's/Harriman, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • New Midland Plaza/Alcoa, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • Provision Center for Proton Therapy/Dowell Springs, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Inside Lobby.
  • Walmart/Newport, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bloodmobile.
  • University Center, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Suites 223-225.
  • MEDIC Headquarters,1601 Ailor Avenue, 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
  • MEDIC Farragut, 11000 Kingston Pike (behind Pittsburgh Paints), 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
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