2019-20 Tusculum Women's Tennis 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.
  • #17 Pioneers recover to earn 5-2 win at Francis Marion
    March 12, 2020
    FLORENCE, S.C. --- The 17th-ranked Tusculum University women's tennis team defeated Francis Marion University 5-2 Thursday afternoon in non-conference action at Kassab Courts.
  • Pioneers return to win column with 6-1 victory at Coker
    March 07, 2020
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team snapped a two-match losing skid with a 6-1 win at Coker University Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action.
  • Pioneers drop 6-1 matchup to Anderson
    March 04, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Anderson University won five of six singles matches in a 6-1 victory over 17th-ranked Tusculum University Wednesday afternoon at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
  • Pioneers fall 4-1 to #10 North Georgia in matchup of ranked teams
    March 01, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The University of North Georgia defeated Tusculum University 4-1 in a matchup of nationally-ranked women's tennis teams Sunday morning at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
  • Saturday's matches with nationally-ranked North Georgia moved to Sunday
    February 27, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University has moved its home men's and women's tennis matches against the University of North Georgia from Saturday, Feb. 29 to Sunday, March 1 due to the forecast of cold weather on Saturday.
  • 17th-ranked Pioneers earn 6-1 win over shorthanded Young Harris
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team won its spring home opener on Saturday, defeating Young Harris College 6-1 in non-conference action at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
  • Pioneers erase deficit, beat Lee 4-3
    February 20, 2020
    CLEVELAND, Tenn. --- Tusculum University won four straight singles matches to erase a 2-0 deficit as the 17th-ranked Pioneers beat Lee University 4-3 in non-conference women's tennis action Wednesday at the DeVos Tennis Center.
  • Pioneers remain 17th in ITA Division II rankings
    February 20, 2020
    TEMPE, Ariz. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team remains 17th in the latest Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Women's Team Rankings, which were released on Wednesday.
  • Pioneers snap Newberry win streak with 5-2 victory in SAC opener
    February 15, 2020
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- The 17th-ranked Tusculum University women's tennis team opened its South Atlantic Conference schedule on Saturday with a 5-2 victory at Newberry College.
  • 17th-ranked Pioneers fall 6-1 to 4th-ranked UIndy
    February 02, 2020
    LEXINGTON, Ky. --- Fourth-ranked University of Indianapolis defeated 17th-ranked Tusculum University 6-1 in women's tennis action Sunday afternoon.
  • Tusculum tennis gears up for start of 2020 spring season
    January 29, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's and women's tennis teams will begin their 2020 spring schedule on Sunday, Feb. 2 with a neutral-site match against the University of Indianapolis in Lexington, Kentucky.
  • Pioneers earn second in SAC preseason poll, Lopez and Mota named All-Conference
    January 23, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Defending South Atlantic Conference women's tennis champion Tusculum University has been picked to finish second in the preseason coaches poll, released Thursday. Senior Julia Lopez was named preseason All-Conference in both singles and doubles, teaming up with fellow senior Africa Mota for second-team honors in doubles.
  • Pioneers ranked 17th nationally, fifth in region by ITA
    January 16, 2020
    TEMPE, Ariz. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team is ranked 17th in the first Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division II national rankings for the 2020 season, the ITA announced Wednesday.
  • School-record 352 named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    January 09, 2020
    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.
  • McCulloughs ranked second in Division II doubles by ITA
    November 20, 2019
    TEMPE, Ariz. --- Tusculum University seniors Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough are ranked second in Division II in the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association Women's National Fall Rankings, the ITA released Wednesday. Annie McCullough is also ranked seventh in Division II in the final singles poll of the fall.
  • Three singles players, two doubles teams regionally-ranked by ITA
    November 14, 2019
    TEMPE, Ariz. --- After advancing to the finals of both the Southeast Region and Division II ITA Cup, Tusculum University seniors Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough are ranked second in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Southeast Region rankings, the ITA announced Wednesday.
  • Johnson, McCullough sisters named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    October 22, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University defensive back David Johnson and tennis players Annie and Caitlin McCullough have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • McCulloughs finish as national runner-up in doubles at ITA Cup
    October 19, 2019
    ROME, Ga. --- Tusculum University's Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough finished as the Division II runner-up in women's doubles at the ITA Cup on Saturday.
  • Dramatic rally sends McCulloughs to ITA Division II doubles final
    October 18, 2019
    ROME, Ga. --- Tusculum University's Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough advanced to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II women's doubles national championship in dramatic fashion, beating fourth-seeded Nikol Alekseeva and Anna Novikova of Indianapolis in the semifinals on Friday at the Rome Tennis Center.
  • McCulloughs advance to semifinals in doubles at ITA Cup
    October 17, 2019
    ROME, Ga. --- Tusculum University's Annie McCullough advanced to the singles quarterfinals and teamed with Caitlin McCullough to upset the top seed and move into the doubles semifinals of the Division II bracket at the ITA Cup Thursday at the Rome Tennis Center.
  • McCulloughs to compete at ITA Cup
    October 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University seniors Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough have been selected to participate in the 2019 ITA Cup, which will be hosted by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association at the Rome Tennis Center in Rome, Georgia starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday.
  • Four doubles teams advance to quarterfinals at Grizzly Open
    October 12, 2019
    LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team competed at the rain-shortened Grizzly Open, hosted by Georgia Gwinnett College. The final rounds of the tournament were unable to be finished on Sunday due to rain.
  • McCulloughs advance to doubles final at ITA Southeast Regional
    September 29, 2019
    SUMTER, S.C. --- The Tusculum University women's doubles team of Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough advanced to the finals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southeast Regional Small College/Oracle Championships, held at the Palmetto Tennis Center.
  • Four Pioneers to compete at ITA Southeast Regional
    September 26, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team will send several players to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southeast Regional Small College/Oracle Championships starting Friday at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter, South Carolina.
  • Nine singles wins highlight action at WCU Fall Invite
    September 23, 2019
    CULLOWHEE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team participated in the Western Carolina Fall Invitational over the weekend, competing against three Division I opponents over the two-day event.
  • Pioneers shut out King 7-0 to open dual season
    September 18, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team defeated King University 7-0 in the lone dual match of the fall season for the Pioneers Wednesday at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
  • Fernandez, Church named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    September 16, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University tennis players Yago Fernandez and Rory Church have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Pioneers kick off season at King
    September 16, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team participated in the King University Hidden Dual Tournament to open the fall portion of its 2019-20 season.
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