Former Tennessee Tech student-athlete Katie Lowery Tallant
(track and field) has joined the Athletic Performance Center staff
in the role of graduate assistant.
Tallant work directly with women’s basketball, women’s track and field, and both golf teams. An Andersonville, Tenn. native, Tallant holds the TTU pole vault record at 10-feet, 8 inches. She hit that mark at the Battle on the Cumberland meet, hosted by Austin Peay on April 23, 2013.
On July 27, 2013, she married TTU football defensive back, Austin Tallant.
Tallant graduated from Tech in May 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in fitness and wellness., and is currently working on her masters of education to become an elementary and middle school physical education teacher while obtaining her teacher's license.