GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A school record 352 student-athletes have been named to the 2019 Tusculum University Athletic Director’s Fall Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, vice president of athletics and university initiatives.
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.
ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Emiah Burrowes, Elise Carmichael, and Gabby Gray were honored with regular season awards from the South Atlantic Conference, as announced by the league this morning. Burrowes earned the conference’s Freshman of the Year, along with a second team accolade, and a spot on the All-Freshman Team. Carmichael joined Burrowes on the rookie squad, while Gray collected an Honorable Mention nod.
ANDERSON, S.C. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team succumbed to the Anderson Trojans in the opening round of the South Atlantic Conference, putting an end to the Pioneers’ remarkable season.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University forward Brandon Mitchell and middle blocker Tatum Thornton have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Thornton earns this honor for a second time this year.
ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University senior middle blocker Tatum Thornton has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the week ending November 17, the conference office announced today.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team executed a weekend sweep over Anderson and Newberry, earning the right to a rematch with the Trojans on Tuesday night. The Pioneers claimed the No. 6 seed in the upcoming South Atlantic Conference Tournament and will travel to the Abney Athletic Center for a 7pm showdown with a familiar foe seeded third.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum women's volleyball team won Senior Day in four sets over the Newberry Wolves in front of fans, family, and friends in Pioneer Arena. The Black and Orange now wait for the remaining SAC matches to be played to determine their official seed and destination in the conference tournament.
ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum Pioneers will be the No. 6 seed in next week's South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Championship and will travel to third-seeded Anderson for a quarterfinal match-up Tuesday night in South Carolina. The third battle of the season with the Trojans is slated for 7 p.m.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum women's volleyball team swept the Anderson Trojans on Alumni Night in front of a passionate Pioneer Arena. The Black and Orange now sit in a three-way tie for fifth in the South Atlantic Conference standings, going into the regular season finale.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- The Tusculum women's volleyball team swept the Coker Cobras Friday night to take the season series over the South Carolina team. The Black and Orange finished with a season-high hitting percentage due in part to multiple players hitting over .380.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team will road trip to the Carolinas, looking to rebound from two conference losses last week. The Coker Cobras, Friday’s foe, and the Wingate Bulldogs, Saturday’s competition, are on opposite ends of the SAC standings, sitting in 11th and first, respectively.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum women's volleyball team swept the King Tornado Tuesday night in front of a roaring crowd in Pioneer Arena. The Black and Orange finished with a season-high hitting percentage, alongside a dominant defense, in the non-conference meeting.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team will welcome three in-state opponents during the week: King, Lincoln Memorial, and Carson-Newman. The Tornado, Tuesday’s opponent, are in a tie for second in the Conference Carolinas West Division, winning their last five matches. The Railsplitters, Friday’s foe, and Carson-Newman, Saturday’s competition, are on opposite ends of the SAC standings.
HICKORY, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team bounced back for a come-from-behind victory over Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday, upsetting the Bears in five sets. The Black and Orange move to 11-10 (9-7 SAC) on the season to end a five-game road trip.
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.
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.
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.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team hits the road for a five-match conference stretch. Queens, the Friday night opponent, sits tied for second in the SAC standings, while Saturday’s foe, Catawba, holds the ninth spot. Tusculum hosted both North Carolina teams at the end of September, sweeping each squad.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team went toe-to-toe against the nationally-ranked Wingate Bulldogs in an intense conference match on Saturday afternoon in Pioneer Arena.