Athletics News

  • Devries, McMillen earn AstroTurf SAC Indoor Track & Field weekly honors
    January 15, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Guillaume Devries and Nicole McMillen earned AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Indoor Track & Field weekly honors. Devries was named the SAC Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Week while McMillen was tabbed the SAC Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week.
  • Three Pioneers named to Hansen All-Region football team
    January 14, 2019
    BROOKFIELD, Ill. --- Three Tusculum University student-athletes have been named to the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Two. Garnering All-Region third team honors are offensive lineman Keveon Broadwater, linebacker Ivan Hogans and safety Malik Goodman.
  • Devries, Long named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University track & field high jumper Guillaume Devries and Mia Long have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Long earns her second Athlete of the Week honor this year.
  • Win streak lifts Pioneers to fourth in D2SIDA region rankings
    January 14, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- After extending their winning streak to seven games with a pair of victories last week, the Tusculum University women's basketball team has jumped into a tie for fourth in this week's D2SIDA Southeast Region rankings, through games of Jan. 13.
  • Devries named Men's Field Athlete of the Meet after winning high jump at ETSU
    January 12, 2019
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. --- Tusculum University high jumper Guillaume Devries was named the Men's Field Athlete of the Meet at the ETSU Invitational Saturday afternoon after provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships.
  • Donaldson scores 1000th point in 95-78 win over Coker
    January 12, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Donovan Donaldson scored a season-high 22 points including the 1,000th point of his collegiate career to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to a 95-78 South Atlantic Conference victory over Coker College Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers beat Coker 71-57 for seventh straight win
    January 12, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Mia Long scored a season-high 23 points and set a career best with eight steals as Tusculum University won its seventh straight game Saturday afternoon, beating Coker College 71-57 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action at Pioneer Arena.
  • McMillen, Furches shine in 5,000 in opening day of ETSU Invitational
    January 11, 2019
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's and women's track & field teams opened their 2019 indoor season on Friday by participating in the opening day of the ETSU Invitational at the Athletics Center.
  • Daulton Martin named Preseason Baseball All-American
    January 11, 2019
    TUSCON, Ariz. --- Tusculum University second baseman Daulton Martin has been named a Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Southeast Region Preseason All-American.
  • Tusculum men's golf adds talented group to program
    January 10, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University golf coach Ross Cash has announced the addition of three players to this season’s men’s golf roster and has also signed three student-athletes who will be competing in the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Tusculum releases 2019 baseball schedule
    January 10, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University baseball team has released its 2019 schedule announced TU head coach Brandon Steele.
  • Pioneers use strong second half to notch first SAC win of season
    January 09, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Trenton Gibson recorded 15 points and seven rebounds as the Tusculum University men’s basketball team posted a 72-60 South Atlantic Conference victory over cross-mountain rival Mars Hill University Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers use 23-0 third-quarter run to roll past Mars Hill, 79-46
    January 09, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University outscored Mars Hill University by 32 points in the second half, fueled by a 23-0 run in the third quarter, to earn their sixth straight victory by a score of 79-46 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers to open 2019 indoor schedule this weekend at ETSU
    January 09, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's and women's track and field program will begin its second season of competition this weekend at the ETSU Invitational in nearby Johnson City.
  • Women's indoor track & field picked ninth in SAC poll
    January 08, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum University women's indoor track and field team has been picked ninth in the South Atlantic Conference preseason coaches poll.
  • Men's indoor track & field selected sixth in SAC poll
    January 08, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum University men's indoor track and field team has been picked sixth in the South Atlantic Conference preseason coaches poll.
  • Danielle Marante named Tusculum women's volleyball coach
    January 08, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Danielle Marante has been named the new head women’s volleyball coach at Tusculum University announced vice president of athletics and university initiatives Doug Jones.
  • Donaldson, Patterson named Applebee's Student-Athletes of month for December
    January 07, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball players Donovan Donaldson and Callie Patterson have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for December.
  • Mitchell, Cupidan named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 07, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University basketball standouts Brandon Mitchell and Yolizma Cupidan have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Three wins boost Pioneers two spots in D2SIDA Southeast Region poll
    January 07, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team climbed two spots to seventh in the latest D2SIDA Division II Southeast Region rankings, through games of Jan. 6.
  • Key second half run sparks Lenoir-Rhyne to 77-74 win over Pioneers
    January 05, 2019
    HICKORY, N.C. --- The Lenoir-Rhyne men’s basketball team recorded 12 three-pointers including four by Deontae Walker in three minutes stretch in the second half to lead the Bears to a 77-74 South Atlantic Conference win over visiting Tusculum Saturday afternoon at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.
  • Pioneers hit 12 threes in 66-45 win at Lenoir-Rhyne
    January 05, 2019
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Jasmine Williams hit four of Tusculum University's season-high 12 three-pointers as the Pioneers defeated Lenoir-Rhyne University 66-45 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Shuford Memorial Gymnasium.
  • Tusculum to host "Pack the Arena" Night Jan. 16 vs Carson-Newman
    January 04, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum basketball teams will host its annual “Pack the Arena” Night, Wednesday, January 16th when the Pioneers host arch-rival Carson-Newman for a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader at Pioneer Arena. The women’s game will tip-off at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 8 p.m.
  • Former Tusculum coaches looking for national championship with Alabama
    January 04, 2019
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. --- Two former members of the Tusculum University football staff will be coaching in Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game when top-ranked Alabama takes on No. 2 Clemson at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
  • Pioneers hold off Livingstone surge for 76-56 win
    January 03, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University built a 20-point halftime lead, then withstood a second-half run by Livingstone College before pulling away for a 76-56 victory Thursday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers set school, SAC steals record in 94-36 win over Bluefield State
    January 02, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Marta Rodrigues scored a game-high 18 points and had 11 of Tusculum University's school and conference-record 36 steals as the Pioneers routed Bluefield State College 94-36 in non-conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena.
  • School-record 324 named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    January 02, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A school record 324 student-athletes have been named to the 2018 Tusculum Athletic Director’s Fall Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, vice president of athletics and university initiatives.
  • Pioneers remain ninth in D2SIDA region rankings
    January 01, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team remains ranked ninth in this week's D2SIDA Southeast Region rankings.
  • Tusculum mourns passing of Mary Helen Paxton '48
    December 27, 2018
    We are saddened to share that Mary Helen Paxton '48, who dedicated 40 years of service as an employee of Tusculum University, passed away on December 27, 2018 at the age of 92. However, as we mourn her passing, we can also celebrate the many ways she graced us with her presence throughout her life.
  • Late Pioneer rally comes up just short in 65-63 loss to Belmont Abbey
    December 29, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University nearly erased an 11-point deficit in the final five minutes, but came up just short as Belmont Abbey College held on for a 65-63 win in non-conference men's basketball action Saturday at Pioneer Arena.
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