Athletics News

  • Pioneers third in latest NCAA Southeast Region rankings, 17th in ITA
    April 25, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team is ranked third in the latest NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, through matches of April 21.
  • Battle named second-team All-SAC
    April 25, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University senior outfielder Taylor Battle has been selected second-team All-South Atlantic Conference in softball, the league office announced Thursday.
  • Tusculum to celebrate 50th season of men's soccer this fall
    April 25, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University will be celebrating the 50th season of the TU men’s soccer program this fall during Homecoming Weekend which his scheduled for Oct. 4-6 on the Greeneville campus.
  • Bell honored as first-team All-SAC
    April 24, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University senior attack Keegan Bell was named first-team All-South Atlantic Conference in men's lacrosse, the SAC office announced Wednesday.
  • Cusano, Holmes named to All-SAC teams
    April 24, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Two members of the Tusculum University women's lacrosse team have been selected All-South Atlantic Conference in voting by the league's nine head coaches, the conference office announced Wednesday.
  • Pioneers seeded 4th, open SAC postseason Friday with Catawba
    April 24, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- For a 20th consecutive year, the Tusculum University baseball team has qualified for the South Atlantic Conference postseason and will be the No. 4 seed at the 2019 Pilot/Flying J SAC Championship. The eight-team, five-day championship is being held at Smokies Stadium in Kodak, Tennessee from Apr. 25-29.
  • Pioneers drop SAC quarterfinal 16-8 at #16 Queens
    April 23, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Queens University of Charlotte ran off 11 consecutive goals in a span of 18 minutes of the first half as the Royals defeated Tusculum University 16-8 in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament Tuesday afternoon at Dickson Field.
  • Charles Hall named SAC Baseball Pitcher of the Year
    April 23, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Charles Hall has been named the 2019 South Atlantic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Year announced league officials Tuesday.
  • Ploneers complete sweep of Bears, finish third in SAC standings
    April 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Nate Montgomery finished the day with seven RBI while Bryson Ford had a walk-off single in the night-cap as the Tusculum University baseball team swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader over visiting Lenoir-Rhyne University Monday at Pioneer Park.
  • Pioneers close season with doubleheader split at Lenoir-Rhyne
    April 22, 2019
    HICKORY, N.C. --- The Tusculum University softball team wrapped up its 2019 season with a split of a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader with Lenoir-Rhyne University Monday afternoon.
  • Guervil, McMillen named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    April 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University sprinter Widchard Guervil and distance runner Nicole McMillen have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Guervil earns this honor for a third straight week, while McMillen garners athlete of the week accolades for a sixth time this year.
  • Hems honored as SAC Offensive Player of the Week
    April 22, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University junior midfielder AJ Hems has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending April 21, the SAC office announced Monday.
  • Pioneers to visit Queens in SAC quarterfinals on Tuesday
    April 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- After qualifying for the South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship tournament on the final goal of the regular season, Tusculum University will face Queens University of Charlotte in the quarterfinal round on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Queens Sports Complex.
  • Beach volleyball wins Bronze Playoff bracket at AVCA Small College Championship
    April 21, 2019
    TAVARES, Fla. --- The Tusculum University women’s beach volleyball team capped off its first trip to the AVCA Small College Championships by going 2-0 on the final day to win the Bronze Playoff Bracket.
  • Tusculum falls 4-2 in SAC Tournament Women's Tennis Final
    April 21, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- In a match that took 12 hours to get in as second-seeded Wingate University outlasted top-seeded Tusculum University 4-2 to win the 2019 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament title Saturday at the Rock Hill Tennis Center.
  • Pioneers finish 5th at SAC Championship, McMillen named SAC Women's Track Athlete of the Meet
    April 20, 2019
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Tusculum University’s Nicole McMillen won three gold medals, while Widchard Guervil recorded a pair of first place finishes to lead the Pioneers to a fifth place showing in both the men’s and women’s meets at the 2019 South Atlantic Conference Outdoor Championships Saturday at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
  • Hems scores in double OT as Pioneers beat #16 Catawba 11-10 and clinch SAC berth
    April 20, 2019
    BREVARD, N.C. --- AJ Hems scored 11 seconds into the second overtime period as Tusculum University defeated 16th-ranked Catawba College 11-10 in South Atlantic Conference men's lacrosse action Saturday night at Ives-Lemel Field on the campus of Brevard College.
  • Pioneers win 4-3 on Senior Day in 12-inning thriller
    April 20, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Senior Jarel McDade drove in the first two runs of the game but it was an error on his ground ball in the 12th inning that brought home the game-winner in Tusculum’s 4-3 walk-off victory over Lenoir-Rhyne on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park.
  • Pioneers close regular season with 16-6 setback to Catawba
    April 20, 2019
    BREVARD, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's lacrosse team fell 16-6 to Catawba College in South Atlantic Conference women's lacrossse action Saturday afternoon at Ives-Lemel Field on the campus of Brevard College.
  • Saturday's lacrosse games vs. Catawba moved to Brevard
    April 19, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to field conditions from Friday's rain, the Tusculum University men's and women's lacrosse teams have relocated Saturday's South Atlantic Conference home games with Catawba College to the campus of Brevard College in Brevard, North Carolina.
  • Tusculum, Lenoir-Rhyne baseball series schedule altered
    April 19, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- This weekend’s South Atlantic Conference baseball series schedule between Tusculum University and Lenoir-Rhyne University has been altered.
  • McMillen gives Pioneers first-ever outdoor gold at SAC Championships
    April 18, 2019
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Nicole McMillen became the first Tusculum University outdoor track & field athlete to win gold at the South Atlantic Conference Championships as she won the women's 3000-meter steeplechase Thursday evening at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
  • Pioneers hold on for 4-2 win over Lenoir-Rhyne, advance to SAC finals
    April 18, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year Annie McCullough won a three-set marathon for the clinching point as Tusculum University outlasted Lenoir-Rhyne University 4-2 in the semifinals of the SAC Women's Tennis Championship tournament Thursday afternoon at the Rock Hill Tennis Center.
  • Schedule changes announced for Tusculum softball
    April 18, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The threat of inclement weather this weekend has forced three schedule changes for the Tusculum University softball team.
  • Pioneers travel to Florida for AVCA Small College Championships this weekend
    April 17, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women’s beach volleyball team will be competing this weekend at the AVCA Small College Championships. The three-day event will be held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Hickory Point Beach facilities in Tavares, Florida.
  • Pioneers to compete at SAC Outdoor Championship starting Thursday
    April 17, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's and women's outdoor track & field teams will compete at the South Atlantic Conference Championships Thursday and Saturday at the Irwin Belk Track in Hickory, North Carolina.
  • Annie McCullough named SAC Player of the Year, Jackson honored as Coach of the Year
    April 17, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University junior Annie McCullough has been named the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year in women's tennis and head coach Adam Jackson earned Coach of the Year honors as the SAC announced its postseason awards on Wednesday.
  • Fernandez, Akinpetide named All-Conference in singles
    April 17, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The South Atlantic Conference announced its men's tennis All-Conference teams and postseason award winners on Wednesday, with two members of Tusculum University recognized by the league's 11 head coaches.
  • Lee outlasts Tusculum in 14-10 marathon
    April 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Lee University baseball team jumped out to a 6-0 lead and held off several Tusculum University rallies as the Flames outslugged the Pioneers 14-10 in a non-conference game Tuesday night at Pioneer Park.
  • Pioneers beat Catawba 4-1 to move into SAC semifinals
    April 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team defeated Catawba College 4-1 in the quarterfinals of the South Atlantic Conference Championship tournament Tuesday afternoon at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
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