Athletics News

  • Softball makes two more schedule changes
    February 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to heavy rains on Friday and Saturday, the Tusculum University softball team has announced two schedule changes for this weekend.
  • Caleb Hodnett named to Google Cloud Academic All-District men's basketball team
    February 21, 2019
    DALLAS --- Tusculum University forward Caleb Hodnett has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud NCAA Division II Academic All-District 3 Men’s Basketball first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Pioneers win 79-65 at Carson-Newman behind 23-5 second-half run
    February 20, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- A 23-5 run in the latter stages of the second half propelled Tusculum University to a 79-65 victory over Carson-Newman University in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Pioneers sixth in first NCAA Southeast Region rankings
    February 20, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team is ranked sixth in the Southeast Region in the initial NCAA Division II regional rankings of the season, released Wednesday.
  • Late free throws give Carson-Newman 73-71 win over Pioneers
    February 20, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Haris Price made two free throws with 18.8 seconds left and forced a turnover on the ensuing possession as Carson-Newman University edged Tusculum University 73-71 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Weather forecast brings schedule changes to baseball series with Goldey-Beacom
    February 20, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- With the forecast of inclement weather on Friday and early Saturday, the Tusculum University baseball team has announced alterations to this weekend’s four-game home series with Goldey-Beacom.
  • Schedule changes announced for softball, women's lacrosse
    February 19, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University athletic department has announced schedule changes for this week for its softball and women’s lacrosse programs.
  • Pioneers rally to 6-5 win at Lander
    February 18, 2019
    GREENWOOD, S.C. --- The Tusculum University baseball team rallied from a four-run deficit to win 6-5 over Lander University Monday night at Dolny Stadium.
  • Akinpetide named AstroTurf SAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week
    February 18, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s David Akinpetide has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men’s Tennis Player of the Week.
  • Hodnett, Cupidan named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 18, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball forwards Caleb Hodnett and Yolizma Cupidan have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Both earn Athlete of the Week honors for a third time this season.
  • Hodnett named AstroTurf SAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    February 18, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Caleb Hodnett has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
  • Pioneers earn 13-5 victory at Alabama Huntsville
    February 17, 2019
    MADISON, Ala. --- Liam Macdonald finished with a career-high five goals and three assists to lead Tusculum University to a 13-5 victory over the University of Alabama-Huntsville Sunday afternoon in men's lacrosse action at Bob Jones High School.
  • Pioneers complete weekend sweep over Falcons
    February 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University baseball team overcame early deficits in each game as the Pioneers swept a doubleheader over Notre Dame College (Ohio) Saturday at Pioneer Park.
  • Pioneers edge Bears 56-54 in men's basketball thriller
    February 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University’s Dillon Smith hit the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:29 remaining and held off a last second charge from Lenoir-Rhyne as the Pioneers held on for a thrilling 56-54 win over Lenoir-Rhyne University, Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena in men’s basketball action.
  • McMillen, Guervil with NCAA provisional times at USC Open
    February 16, 2019
    COLUMBIA, S.C. --- The Tusculum University men's and women's indoor track & field teams competed in their final regular-season competition of the winter at the USC Open on Saturday at the University of South Carolina.
  • Five reach double figures as Pioneers beat Lenoir-Rhyne, 82-57
    February 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University opened the second half with a 13-0 run and placed all five starters in double figures as the Pioneers defeated Lenoir-Rhyne University 82-57 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Belmont Abbey downs Pioneers, 17-6
    February 16, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. --- Belmont Abbey College defeated Tusculum University 17-6 in non-conference women's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.
  • Saturday's softball DH with Limestone postponed
    February 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Saturday’s Tusculum University home softball doubleheader with Limestone College has been postponed due to wet field conditions at Red Edmonds Field. A rescheduled date has yet to be announced.
  • Pioneers sweep Falcons in baseball home opener
    February 15, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Daulton Martin went 5-for-9 with five RBI including a grand slam as the Tusculum University swept a doubleheader over visiting Notre Dame College (Ohio) Friday at Pioneer Park in TU’s home opener.
  • Akinpetide upsets #5 singles player in DII as Pioneers fall 4-3 to #9 Indianapolis
    February 15, 2019
    LEXINGTON, Ky. --- The Tusculum University men's tennis team battled 9th-ranked University of Indianapolis on Friday before the Greyhounds were able to come away with a 4-3 victory over the Pioneers.
  • 10th-ranked Indianapolis defeats Pioneers, 7-0
    February 15, 2019
    LEXINGTON, Ky. --- The University of Indianapolis defeated Tusculum University 7-0 in non-conference women's tennis action Friday afternoon.
  • Furches, McMillen named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
    February 15, 2019
    NEW ORLEANS --- Tusculum University cross country runners Alissa Furches and Nicole McMillen have been named to the 2018 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team.
  • Pioneers sweep rain-delayed doubleheader from Converse
    February 14, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team swept the conclusion of a non-conference doubleheader with Converse College on Thursday at Red Edmonds Field, winning 3-1 in the finish of the opener and shutting out the Valkyries 8-0 in five innings in game two.
  • Tusculum, Notre Dame baseball series schedule altered
    February 14, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to the threat of inclement weather, Tusculum University has announced schedule changes for its weekend baseball series against Notre Dame College which will be played at Pioneer Park on the Greeneville campus.
  • Pioneers erase early deficit, win 81-73 at Mars Hill
    February 13, 2019
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Caleb Hodnett and Donovan Donaldson scored 21 points apiece as Tusculum University rallied from a 12-point deficit to defeat Mars Hill University 81-73 Wednesday night at Stanford Arena in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action.
  • Pioneer defense shuts down Mars Hill in 67-32 win
    February 13, 2019
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Yolizma Cupidan finished with game highs of 15 points and nine rebounds and the Tusculum University women's basketball team shut down its third straight opponent as the Pioneers rolled past Mars Hill University 67-32 in South Atlantic Conference action Wednesday evening at Stanford Arena.
  • Five-run first lifts Young Harris to 7-3 win over Pioneers
    February 13, 2019
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. --- A five-run first inning propelled Young Harris College to a 7-3 victory over Tusculum University in non-conference baseball action Wednesday afternoon at Zell B. Miller Field.
  • Lees-McRae doubleheader postponed, Converse twinbill to resume Thursday
    February 13, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball doubleheader against Lees-McRae College scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been postponed due to wet field conditions.
  • Pioneers fall 16-5 at North Greenville
    February 12, 2019
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- North Greenville University scored the final eight goals of the first half and went on to a 16-5 victory over Tusculum University in non-conference women's lacrosse action Tuesday afternoon.
  • Tusculum finishes 17th at Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate
    February 12, 2019
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. --- The Tusculum University men’s golf team shot a three-round score of 967 to finish 17th at the 2019 Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate. The two-day, 54-hole tournament was conducted at the 7,136-yard, par-72 St. John’s Golf & Country Club.
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