2019-20 Tusculum Softball News

  • A message to student-athletes from VP of Athletics Doug Jones
    March 16, 2020
    A message to student-athletes from VP of Athletics Doug Jones
  • Tusculum, SAC statement pertaining to cancellation of all athletic events for remainder of spring season
    March 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University and the South Atlantic Conference continue to assess the impact of COVID-19 in consultation with public health and medical professionals, as such the SAC Presidents Council has made the decision to cancel all spring athletics competition and practice for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. This includes all SAC spring sports championships.
  • Tusculum and Erskine Cancel Series
    March 11, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum softball has announced that Thursday’s doubleheader versus Erskine at Red Edmonds Field has been canceled. 
  • Softball Returns to Win Column Against Crusaders
    March 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team split the day with North Greenville, despite eight RBI and two homeruns by Grayson Brown. The Crusaders survived game one 6-5, but the Pioneers avenged themselves with a 13-1 run-rule victory to close out the doubleheader.
  • Softball Looks to End Slide with Home Stint
    March 09, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team is bringing three teams to Red Edmonds Field for a full slate of action over Spring Break. Two series are non-conference (North Greenville and Erskine) and will begin on Tuesday, while the week will end against SAC foe Queens. 
  • Pioneers Troubled by Rival Eagles
    March 07, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team was dealt its first sweep of the year by the Carson-Newman Eagles on Saturday afternoon. A late-inning breakdown gifted the in-state foe game one 11-7, followed by a near shutout 7-2.
  • Homers Abundant as Softball Divides Series with UVa-Wise
    March 05, 2020
    WISE, Va. --- The Tusculum University softball team parts the season’s doubleheader against UVa-Wise as eight homeruns were hit out of the confines of Cavalier Field. The Pioneers took the first game 8-5, while the home Cavaliers run-ruled Tusculum 9-1 in five innings.
  • Pioneers Halve Doubleheader Against Visiting Saints
    March 04, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team split the day with Limestone, taking game one 7-1 before dropping the nightcap by a 10-4 margin.
  • Softball Adds Conference Opener at Wise
    March 03, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University softball has determined the reschedule date for the doubleheader at South Atlantic Conference newcomer UVa-Wise. The Pioneers and Cavaliers will battle on March 5, with the first game set for a 2 p.m. start.
  • Softball Rides Winning Streak into Homestand
    March 02, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team is scheduled bring two teams into Red Edmonds Field over the course of the week, looking to extend its seven-game hot streak. Future conference opponent Limestone will square off with the Pioneers on Wednesday and Carson-Newman will serve as the SAC-opener on Saturday. Tusculum intended to open league play at UVa-Wise on Tuesday, but the contests have been postponed. The doubleheader at Emmanuel has also been delayed.
  • Freischmidt Tabbed Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division II Player of the Week
    February 26, 2020
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. --- Chloe Freischmidt has earned the Tusculum University softball program its first national weekly honor with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) naming her the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division II Player of the Week on Wednesday afternoon.
  • Freischmidt Named SAC AstroTurf Softball Player of the Week
    February 25, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Chloe Freischmidt has earned South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Softball Player of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday morning. She marks the first Pioneer catcher to collect the award since Brie Griffin in 2005.
  • Timely Hitting Propels Pioneers to Seventh-Straight Victory
    February 25, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team swept the series against the Southern Wesleyan Warriors on Tuesday afternoon, in a pair of pitching duels. The Pioneers shutout the visitors 2-0 in game one and a walk-off hit by Alexis Grampp gave Tusculum the 3-2 advantage in the nightcap.
  • Guervil, Freischmidt named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 24, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University sprinter Widchard Guervil and softball catcher Chloe Freischmidt have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Softball Ends February at Home, Looks to Build on Program's Best Start
    February 24, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team is set to welcome the Southern Wesleyan University Warriors to Red Edmonds Field on Tuesday. The conference-opening doubleheader at UVa-Wise, previously scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed one week and Saturday’s contests with Goldey-Beacom have been canceled.
  • Freischmidt grand slam, walk-off paces DH sweep over Senators
    February 23, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Chloe Freischmidt belted a grand slam in the first game and went 2-for-4 in the second contest including a walk-off single as Tusculum swept a non-conference doubleheader over Davis & Elkins Sunday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field.
  • Pioneers Light Up Cedarville Pitching
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team swept the doubleheader over the Cedarville Yellow Jackets on Saturday afternoon. Both games needed only five innings as the Pioneers took the first half of the day 15-2 and rounded out the affair with a 10-2 victory.
  • Softball Revises Weekend Docket
    February 20, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Changes have been made to this weekend’s Tusculum softball schedule, including no games being played Friday.
  • Softball to Host Cedarville and Lee at Red Edmonds Field
    February 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University softball will be hosting two teams over the weekend as Cedarville and Lee are scheduled to make their way to Greeneville on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Wednesday’s doubleheader at Emmanuel (Ga.) was postponed due to weather concerns. A reschedule date with the Lions has yet to be determined.
  • Ezra, Alloway named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University baseball first baseman Luis Ezra and softball outfielder Anna Alloway have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Softball Wins Extra-Inning Thriller Over Erskine
    February 15, 2020
    DUE WEST, S.C. --- The Tusculum University softball team picked up its sixth win of the season, an eight-inning affair against Erskine, after falling earlier in the day to No. 5 Young Harris. The Bearcat/Fleet Invitational wrapped up on Saturday with the Pioneers going 2-2 in the two-day tournament.
  • Softball Splits Day One of Bearcat/Fleet Invitational
    February 14, 2020
    GREENWOOD, S.C. --- The Tusculum University softball team picked up their first loss of 2020 in the last game of the night against hosting Lander. The Pioneers went into the contest 5-0 after earning a close win over Belmont Abbey, their first opponent of the tournament.
  • Softball Heads to Bearcat/Fleet Invitational in Search of Program History
    February 11, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University softball is set to partake in the Bearcat/Fleet Invitational, hosted by Lander and Erskine, from Feb. 14-15. The Pioneers will look to tie the program’s best start (6-0) on Valentine’s Day with wins over Belmont Abbey and Lander, and surpass it against preseason No. 5 Young Harris and Erskine on Saturday.
  • Softball Games Against Senators Voided
    February 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball doubleheader versus Davis & Elkins has been canceled. Game one was in progress, but fell one out shy of being ruled an official contest. Therefore, the statistics accumulated will not count.
  • Times Change for Softball Home Opener
    February 09, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- In an effort to circumvent the weather, Tusculum softball has bumped up the start times for its home opener against Davis & Elkins on Monday.
  • Softball Home Opener Postponed to Monday
    February 06, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- With unfavorable conditions in the weekend forecast, Tusculum softball has elected to move its home opener against Davis & Elkins from Saturday to Monday.
  • Alloway Named SAC AstroTurf Softball Player of the Week
    February 04, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Anna Alloway has earned South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Softball Player of the Week honors, announced by the league office on Tuesday morning. This marks the first Pioneer to collect the player accolade since Kaytlin Stroinski in 2013, the year of the Pioneers’ SAC Championship.
  • Softball Brings in Davis & Elkins for Home Opener
    February 04, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University softball is scheduled to open the home portion of the 2020 schedule against Davis & Elkins on Saturday, February 8. The Pioneers will look to tie the program’s best start (6-0) with a doubleheader sweep of the Senators.
  • Huebner Picks Up Historic Win in Sweep of Claflin
    February 02, 2020
    With the perfect start through the two series, TU head coach Julie Huebner is the first leader in program history to begin multiple seasons with at least four-straight wins. The 2018 squad also beat both Claflin and Converse to open up the year.
  • Pioneers Overwhelm Valkyries with Run-Rules to Begin Season
    February 01, 2020
    DUNCAN, S.C. --- The Tusculum University softball team swept the season-opening doubleheader with Converse College on Saturday at Tyger River Stadium, needing only five innings to take both contests. Game one ended at 14-5 in a high-scoring affair, while the Pioneers blanked the Valkyries 9-0 in the latter half of the twin-bill.
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