Athletics News

  • Pioneers hold on late for 65-61 win at Newberry
    December 07, 2019
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Tariq Jenkins scored 16 of his team-high 20 points in the second half as Tusculum University held on for a 65-61 win over Newberry College in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Eleazer Arena.
  • Sutton's career high boosts Pioneers to 61-47 win at Newberry
    December 07, 2019
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Maddie Sutton scored a career-high 19 points and Mia Long scored 13 of her 15 points in the fourth quarter as Tusculum University defeated Newberry College 61-47 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Eleazer Arena.
  • Dee Alford tabbed to D2CCA All-Region Football Team
    December 06, 2019
    PEMBROKE, N.C. --- Tusculum University cornerback Dee Alford has been named to the Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region 2 Football first team. (D2CCA All-Region Team)
  • Tusculum Softball Announces 2020 Schedule
    December 06, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team will play 56 regular season games, including 22 South Atlantic Conference contests with the release of the 2020 schedule.
  • McMillen named SAC Women's Cross Country Scholar Athlete of the Year
    December 05, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Nicole McMillen has been named the 2019 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Cross Country Scholar Athlete of the Year announced league officials on Thursday.
  • Tusculum travels to Newberry for SAC road test
    December 04, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team begins a three-game road swing as the Pioneers travel to Newberry College on Saturday in TU’s lone action of the week. Tip-off time is schedule for 4 p.m. following the TU/Newberry women’s game from Eleazer Arena on the Newberry, South Carolina campus.
  • Burrowes Named AVCA Region Freshman of the Year
    December 04, 2019
    LEXINGTON, Ky. --- Tusculum University women’s volleyball outside hitter Emiah Burrowes was announced as the Division II Southeast Region Freshman of the Year, as released Wednesday by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). The Wesley Chapel, North Carolina native also earned a spot on the All-Region squad for her performance.
  • Pau Peiro named CoSIDA Men's Soccer Academic All-America
    December 04, 2019
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum University student-athlete Pau Peiro has been named to the 2019 NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Men’s Soccer third team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • December schedule opens Saturday as Pioneers visit Newberry
    December 04, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- With just three regular-season games on its December schedule, the Tusculum University women's basketball team will try to maintain the momentum from a 6-2 November as the Pioneers prepare for a matchup with Newberry College on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Eleazer Arena in Newberry, South Carolina.
  • Tusculum sixth in SAC Echols Athletic Excellence Award standings
    December 03, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum University athletic department is listed sixth in the 2019-20 South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award standings following the conclusion of the 2019 fall regular season.
  • Alford, Burrowes tabbed Applebee's Student-Athletes of the Month for November
    December 02, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University cornerback Dee Alford and outside hitter Emiah Burrowes have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for November.
  • Pioneers slip to sixth in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    December 02, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team dropped to sixth in the D2SIDA Division II Southeast Region regional poll, released Monday.
  • Tusculum listed 10th in D2SIDA Region Poll
    December 02, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- For a third consecutive week, the Tusculum men’s basketball team is listed 10th in the D2SIDA Southeast Region Poll.
  • Gibson, Long named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    December 02, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University guards Trenton Gibson and Mia Long have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Gibson earns his second Athlete of the Week honor this season.
  • Tusculum rally falls short in 75-71 home loss to Catawba
    November 30, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Catawba College men’s basketball team converted two turnovers into two baskets in the final 35 seconds as the Catawba Indians fended off a furious rally in a 75-71 South Atlantic Conference win at Tusculum University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Johnson surpasses 1,000 career points, but Pioneers fall 78-71 to Catawba
    November 30, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Catawba College shot 62 percent from the field in the second half and forced Tusculum University into a season-high 24 turnovers as the Indians defeated the Pioneers 78-71 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers lead wire-to-wire in 70-58 win over Bears in SAC opener
    November 26, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University’s Trenton Gibson scored a team-high 19 points as the Pioneers led wire-to-wire in a 70-58 home win over Lenoir-Rhyne University Tuesday night in the South Atlantic Conference opener for both teams.
  • Pioneers open SAC play with 66-49 win over Lenoir-Rhyne
    November 26, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University used a 12-0 run over a five-minute span of the first half to take control against Lenoir-Rhyne University, and the Pioneers went on to defeat the Bears 66-49 in their South Atlantic Conference women's basketball league opener Tuesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Jenkins, Miller named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    November 25, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University guards Tariq Jenkins and Aliyah Miller have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Pioneers remain 10th in D2SIDA Men's Basketball Region Poll
    November 25, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Tusculum remained 10th in this week’s D2SIDA / NCAA Division II Southeast Region men’s basketball rankings.
  • Pioneers move up to third in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    November 25, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team has moved up to third in the Southeast Region in the latest D2SIDA regional poll, released Monday.
  • Pioneers to host LR, Catawba to open SAC schedule
    November 25, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- After rolling through its non-conference schedule with five victories in six games, the Tusculum University women's basketball team begins South Atlantic Conference play with a pair of home games this week.
  • Pioneers open league season at home this week against SAC Championship finalists
    November 24, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will open their South Atlantic Conference season this week with a pair of home match-ups against the two teams that appeared in the SAC Championship game a year ago.
  • Pioneers win 60-57 overtime nail-biter at North Georgia
    November 23, 2019
    DAHLONEGA, Ga. --- Freshman Joshua Scott connected on the go-ahead three-pointer and senior Cam King made two critical free throws with 22 seconds left in overtime as the Tusculum men’s basketball team defeated host North Georgia Saturday night at the UNG Convocation Center.
  • McMillen finishes 92nd overall at NCAA Championship
    November 23, 2019
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. --- Tusculum University's Nicole McMillen finished 92nd overall at the NCAA Division II Women's Cross Country Championship, held Saturday at the Arcade Creek Course.
  • Pioneers hit triple figures in 109-53 win over Johnson & Wales
    November 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University led from start to finish in a 109-53 victory over Johnson & Wales University of Charlotte in women's basketball action Friday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers travel to North Georgia for final SAC tune-up
    November 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum Pioneers will play its first true road game of the 2019-20 campaign as Coach JT Burton’s squad heads to Dahlonega, Georgia to face off against the North Georgia Nighthawks at the UNG Convocation Center. Tip-off time is 6 p.m. (ET).
  • Inaugural Tusculum Men's Volleyball Schedule Announced
    November 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team will play 25 regular season matches, including seven contests against other members of the Independent Volleyball Association (IVA), with the release of TU’s inaugural 2020 schedule. 
  • McMillen to run at NCAA Championship this Saturday
    November 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- For the second consecutive season, Tusculum University distance runner Nicole McMillen will compete at the NCAA Division II Women's Cross Country Championship. The meet will be held this Saturday, November 23 at the Arcade Creek Cross Country Course at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, California.
  • McCulloughs ranked second in Division II doubles by ITA
    November 20, 2019
    TEMPE, Ariz. --- Tusculum University seniors Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough are ranked second in Division II in the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association Women's National Fall Rankings, the ITA released Wednesday. Annie McCullough is also ranked seventh in Division II in the final singles poll of the fall.
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