Athletics News

  • Pioneers Win at Wise to Move into Sixth in the SAC Standings
    October 22, 2019
    WISE, Va. --- The Tusculum women's volleyball team dominated UVa-Wise in three sets, effectively shutting down the Cavaliers in the match.
  • Tusculum to participate in #RespectOurGame Initiative during SAC Sportsmanship Week
    October 22, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The South Atlantic Conference will host its fall #RespectOurGame sportsmanship initiative Monday, October 21 through Sunday, October 27. In addition to sportsmanship week, the SAC will also honor its fall sports officials with Officials' Appreciation Week.
  • Pioneers to honor senior class Sunday vs. Coker
    October 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's soccer team will honor members of its senior class when the Pioneers host Coker on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pioneer Field in their only match of the week.
  • Pioneers host Coker in key SAC matchup Sunday
    October 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Three games in three weeks remain for the Tusculum University men's soccer team as they have an opportunity to climb into the top eight and earn a berth in the upcoming South Atlantic Conference playoffs.
  • Tusculum to host second annual Baseball vs Softball Halloween Game next week
    October 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University has announced it will host its second annual Baseball versus Softball Halloween Game, Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Pioneer Park beginning at 7 p.m.
  • Halloween costume contest, Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day at Saturday's football game
    October 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- In the spirit of the Halloween season, there will be a costume contest at this Saturday’s football game between Tusculum University and UNC Pembroke. Kick-off time is 1:30 p.m.
  • Johnson, McCullough sisters named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    October 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University defensive back David Johnson and tennis players Annie and Caitlin McCullough have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Women's Volleyball Rounds Out Road Trip with Out-of-State Rematches
    October 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team will finish its five-match conference road swing with out-of-state opponents. The Pioneers will travel to UVa-Wise, Mars Hill, and Lenoir-Rhyne throughout the week. The Cavaliers, Tuesday’s opponent, sit at the bottom of the SAC standings, having lost all 13 conference matches thus far. Mars Hill, Friday’s destination, and Lenoir-Rhyne, Saturday’s foe, are just ahead of the Pioneers in a tie for fifth in the SAC.
  • Alford named AstroTurf SAC Defensive Player of the Week
    October 21, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Dee Alford has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Defensive Football Player of the Week announced league officials Monday.
  • TU bowlers have 3-0 Sunday, finish 11th at Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate
    October 20, 2019
    HARAHAN, La. --- The Tusculum University women’s bowling team finished strong by going 3-0 on Sunday to close out the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Invitational which was held this weekend at Colonial Lanes and hosted by Tulane University.
  • Pioneer offense breaks out in 6-3 win at Catawba
    October 20, 2019
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- Sokho De Souza scored two goals and Henrique Devens had a goal and an assist to lead Tusculum University to a 6-3 victory over Catawba College in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action Saturday night at the Frock Soccer Complex.
  • McCulloughs finish as national runner-up in doubles at ITA Cup
    October 19, 2019
    ROME, Ga. --- Tusculum University's Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough finished as the Division II runner-up in women's doubles at the ITA Cup on Saturday.
  • History made again, Pioneers upset No. 14 Tulane at Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate
    October 19, 2019
    HARAHAN, La. --- After posting the program’s first victory on Friday, the Tusculum University women’s bowling team knocked off its first ranked opponent in day two action at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Invitational. The three-day, 16-team event is being held at Colonial Lanes and hosted by Tulane University.
  • Career Nights Power Pioneers Past Catawba
    October 19, 2019
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team traded sets with the Catawba Indians Saturday, surviving the five-set thriller. The Black and Orange move to 9-9 (7-6 SAC) on the season ahead of another week of South Atlantic Conference action.
  • Moore's 3 TDs give Pioneers 21-19 win at UVa-Wise
    October 19, 2019
    WISE, Va. --- Bryce Moore threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score as Tusculum University defeated UVa-Wise 21-19 in South Atlantic Conference action at Carl Smith Stadium Saturday afternoon.
  • Catawba shuts out Pioneers, 2-0
    October 19, 2019
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- Shelby Vasich scored twice in the first half to lead Catawba College to a 2-0 victory over Tusculum University in South Atlantic Conference women's soccer action Saturday evening at the Frock Soccer Complex.
  • Pioneers Split Season Series with Queens
    October 18, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women’s volleyball team fell to the Royals on Friday night after sweeping the North Carolina team in the first meeting of 2019.
  • Dramatic rally sends McCulloughs to ITA Division II doubles final
    October 18, 2019
    ROME, Ga. --- Tusculum University's Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough advanced to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II women's doubles national championship in dramatic fashion, beating fourth-seeded Nikol Alekseeva and Anna Novikova of Indianapolis in the semifinals on Friday at the Rome Tennis Center.
  • Women's Bowling records first win in program history
    October 18, 2019
    HARAHAN, La. --- The Tusculum University women’s bowling team recorded its first victory in program history on Friday as the Pioneers opened the 2019 campaign at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate Invitational. The 16-team event is being held at Colonial Lanes and hosted by Tulane University.
  • McCulloughs advance to semifinals in doubles at ITA Cup
    October 17, 2019
    ROME, Ga. --- Tusculum University's Annie McCullough advanced to the singles quarterfinals and teamed with Caitlin McCullough to upset the top seed and move into the doubles semifinals of the Division II bracket at the ITA Cup Thursday at the Rome Tennis Center.
  • Former Pioneer selected by XFL's Houston Roughnecks
    October 17, 2019
    HOUSTON, Texas --- Former Tusculum University defensive end Caushaud Lyons was selected by the Houston Roughnecks in the ninth round of the 2019 XFL Draft.
  • Pioneers travel to UVa-Wise for key SAC football match-up
    October 17, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Long-time mountain rivals Tusculum University and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise will square off on the collegiate gridiron in a South Atlantic Conference contest for the first time ever as the Pioneers travel to Carl Smith Stadium this Saturday. Kick-off is set for 1 p.m. (ET).
  • Pioneers picked 11th in ECC Bowling Poll
    October 16, 2019
    WEST BABYLON, N.Y. --- The Tusculum University women’s bowling team is picked to finish 11th in the East Coast Conference standings this season with the release of the Preseason ECC Coaches’ Poll.
  • Pioneers unable to equalize in 2-1 loss to LMU
    October 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Lincoln Memorial University defeated Tusculum University 2-1 in South Atlantic Conference men's soccer action at Pioneer Field Wednesday night.
  • LMU breaks second-half tie, beats Pioneers 3-1
    October 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Two goals in the final 26 minutes gave Lincoln Memorial University a 3-1 victory over Tusculum University in South Atlantic Conference women's soccer action Wednesday at Pioneer Field.
  • Inaugural women's bowling season opens Friday
    October 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The inaugural season for the Tusculum University women’s bowling program begins this weekend at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Collegiate in Harahan, Louisiana.
  • McCulloughs to compete at ITA Cup
    October 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University seniors Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough have been selected to participate in the 2019 ITA Cup, which will be hosted by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Georgia starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday.
  • McMillen earns second straight AstroTurf SAC Runner of the Week award
    October 15, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- For the third time this season and second week in a row, Tusculum University's Nicole McMillen has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Runner of the Week in women's cross country, the league office announced Tuesday.
  • Breen honored as SAC Defensive Player of the Week
    October 15, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University senior goalkeeper Danielle Breen has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending October 13, the conference office announced Tuesday.
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