2016-17 Tusculum Softball News

  • Eight-run sixth boosts Tusculum past Wingate 9-4 in SAC elimination game
    April 28, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Morgan Mahaffey hit a game-tying three-run home run and Taylor Johnson belted a grand slam to cap an eight-run sixth inning as Tusculum defeated Wingate 9-4 in an elimination game at the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Friday morning at Byerly Park.
  • Pioneers eliminated from SAC tournament with 8-1 loss to Coker
    April 28, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Cacey Simmons went 3-for-5 with a home run and five runs batted in as Coker eliminated Tusculum from the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Friday night by a score of 8-1 at Byerly Park.
  • Lenoir-Rhyne escapes with 5-4 walkoff win over Tusculum in SAC opener
    April 27, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Sarah Kenley hit a walkoff home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as Lenoir-Rhyne defeated Tusculum 5-4 in the opening round of the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Thursday afternoon at Byerly Park.
  • West, Hester earn All-Conference honors
    April 25, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum softball team had two players named to the All-South Atlantic Conference team, as voted on by the league's head coaches and released Tuesday.
  • Pioneers set home run mark in split with Milligan
    April 24, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum and Milligan split a non-conference softball doubleheader Monday night at Red Edmonds Field, as the Buffaloes scored 12 runs in the sixth inning to earn a 16-12 victory in the opener while the Pioneers received a three-hit shutout from Allison Pate in an 8-0 five-inning win in the nightcap.
  • Tusculum seeded seventh, open SAC softball postseason Thursday with Lenoir-Rhyne
    April 23, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum Pioneers will be the No. 7 seed in the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship. The eight-team, double-elimination tournament will begin this Thursday and run through Sunday at Byerly Park in Hartsville, South Carolina.
  • Tusculum sweeps Catawba to close out SAC schedule
    April 22, 2017
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- Tusculum scored six runs in the first inning of game one, and rallied from a pair of deficits in game two as the Pioneers swept Catawba in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, by scores of 16-3 in five innings and 9-8.
  • Pioneers drop road doubleheader to Carson-Newman
    April 19, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Carson-Newman swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader from visiting Tusculum on Wednesday, winning the opener 2-1 and capturing game two by a score of 7-2.
  • Tusculum splits with Newberry on walkoff single by Johnson in 7th
    April 14, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Taylor Johnson hit a two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh as Tusculum defeated Newberry 3-2 in game two of Friday's South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader at Red Edmonds Field. The Wolves (27-14, 10-6 SAC) won the opener by a score of 3-0.
  • Walkoff homer from Hester gives Pioneers split with Anderson
    April 11, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Emily Hester hit a two-out, two-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the seventh as Tusculum rallied for a 4-3 win over Anderson and earn a split of Tuesday's South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader at Red Edmonds Field. The Trojans (31-13, 9-7 SAC) won the opener by a score of 10-0 in five innings.
  • Start time moved up for Tuesday's doubleheader with Anderson
    April 10, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The start time for the South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader between Anderson and host Tusculum has been moved up one hour on Tuesday.
  • Late runs key as Pioneers sweep Mars Hill
    April 09, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Tusculum swept Mars Hill in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader Sunday afternoon at Ponder Field, winning the opener 9-7 in the completion of a suspended game before using a 10-run sixth inning to defeat the Lions 10-5 in game two.
  • Wingate sweeps doubleheader from Tusculum
    April 08, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Rachel Weidner threw a one-hitter in game one and earned the save in game two as Wingate swept a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader from Tusculum on Saturday at Red Edmonds Field. The Bulldogs (23-17, 8-4 SAC) won the opener 3-0 and took the nightcap by a 6-5 score.
  • Rain halts doubleheader at Mars Hill
    April 05, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Wednesday's South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader between Tusculum and Mars Hill was suspended by rain in the top of the third inning of game one, with the Pioneers leading the Lions 3-1.
  • Doubleheader at Mars Hill moved to Wednesday
    April 04, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to wet field conditions caused by rainfall on Monday, the South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader between Tusculum and Mars Hill scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled.
  • Plemons pitches three-hit shutout as Pioneers gain split with Coker
    April 01, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Taylor Plemons pitched a three-hit shutout in the opener as Tusculum split a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader with visiting Coker Saturday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field.
  • Tusculum, LMU split SAC softball doubleheader
    March 29, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Sammie West went 3-for-6 with three RBI on the day to lead the Tusculum softball team to a South Atlantic Conference split against visiting Lincoln Memorial Wednesday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field
  • Rally in opener sparks Tusculum sweep of Queens
    March 25, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Emily Hester doubled home the tying and winning runs with two outs in the seventh inning of game one, then hit a three-run home run and knocked in four runs in game two as Tusculum swept Queens University of Charlotte in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Park Road Park.
  • Tusculum uses balanaced attack in SAC sweep over Brevard
    March 22, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum softball team pounded out 11 runs and 11 hits in the opener and Eliza Davis pitched a four-hit shutout in the night-cap as the Pioneers swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader over visiting Brevard Wednesday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field.
  • Pioneers fall to 5th-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne in SAC opener
    March 18, 2017
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Fifth-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne opened up South Atlantic Conference softball action with a doubleheader sweep of Tusculum on Saturday, winning the opener 5-0 and holding on for an 11-9 win in game two.
  • Wednesday's Tusculum, UVa-Wise softball doubleheader postponed
    March 14, 2017
    WISE, Va. --- Due to inclement weather, Wednesday’s softball doubleheader between Tusculum and Virginia-Wise has been postponed. The twin-bill has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 6th starting at 2 p.m. on the Wise, Virginia campus.
  • Tusculum earns pair of one-run wins over Mount Olive
    March 10, 2017
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. --- Tusculum College swept a non-conference softball doubleheader from the University of Mount Olive Friday afternoon on the campus of Flagler College, winning both games by identical 4-3 scores.
  • Pioneers split doubleheader at Flagler
    March 09, 2017
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. --- The Tusculum College softball team split a non-conference doubleheader at Flagler College on Thursday, falling 8-4 in the opener before edging the Saints 5-4 in game two.
  • Limestone sweeps doubleheader from Tusculum
    March 06, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Limestone College swept a non-conference softball doubleheader from Tusculum College Monday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field, winning the opener 4-2 with two runs in the top of the seventh and finishing off the sweep with a 5-2 victory in game two.
  • Tusculum, Southern Wesleyan split softball doubleheader
    March 04, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Michelle Miller went 2-for-4 with three RBI in the night-cap as the Tusculum softball team split a non-conference doubleheader with visiting Southern Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field.
  • Tusculum doubleheader with Young Harris postponed due to rain
    March 01, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to unplayable field conditions from heavy rainfall on Wednesday, Tusculum College's non-conference softball doubleheader against Young Harris College, which had been rescheduled for Thursday, has been postponed. No makeup date has been set.
  • Francis Marion sweeps twinbill from Pioneers
    February 25, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Francis Marion University swept a non-conference softball doubleheader from Tusculum College Saturday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field, winning the opener 6-2 and taking game two by a score of 14-2 in six innings.
  • Game time for Saturday's doubleheader moved back to 2:00
    February 24, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to the forecast for early-morning showers and thunderstorms, the start time for Saturday's non-conference softball doubleheader between Tusculum College and visiting Francis Marion University has been moved to 2 p.m.
  • Two big innings lift Tusculum to doubleheader split with King
    February 21, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum College and King University split a non-conference softball doubleheader Tuesday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field, as King captured a 4-1 victory in the opener before the host Pioneers came back with an 8-2 victory in game two.
  • Pioneers use long ball to earn doubleheader split with Lees-McRae
    February 17, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum College and Lees-McRae College split a non-conference softball doubleheader at Red Edmonds Field on Friday evening. The Bobcats (5-9) won the opener by a score of 10-8, while the Pioneers (9-5) came back to win game two 11-6.
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