Athletics News

  • Tusculum takes first day lead at Mars Hill Invitational
    September 24, 2018
    FLETCHER, N.C. --- The Tusculum University women’s golf team posted shot 302 to take the first round lead at the 2018 Mars Hill University Invitational.
  • Sweeney shares first round lead at Mars Hill Invitational
    September 24, 2018
    FLETCHER, N.C. --- Tusculum University sophomore Liam Sweeney carded an even par 72 and shares the first round lead at the 2018 Mars Hill University Fall Invitational. The Pioneers posted a team score of 303 and is in second place, five shots behind host and day one leader Mars Hill (298).
  • Akinpetide, Hansen named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    September 24, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University tennis players David Akinpetide and Emilie Hansen have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • First-half goal stands up as Wingate edges Pioneers, 1-0
    September 22, 2018
    WINGATE, N.C. --- Oscar Perez's first-half goal stood up for Wingate University in a 1-0 victory over Tusculum University in a South Atlantic Conference men's soccer match Saturday night at Pride Park.
  • Bosler stands tall as Pioneers fall at Wingate
    September 22, 2018
    WINGATE, N.C. --- Wingate University scored goals on either side of halftime to defeat Tusculum University 2-0 in South Atlantic Conference women's soccer action Saturday afternoon.
  • Gray, Rojas have career days in five-set loss at Newberry
    September 22, 2018
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Newberry College rallied from a set down to edge visiting Tusculum University 3-2 in a South Atlantic Conference thriller at Eleazer Arena.
  • Sunday's Tusculum, UVA-Wise tennis matches postponed
    September 22, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Sunday’s tennis doubleheader between Tusculum University and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather. A rescheduled date has yet to be announced.
  • Pioneers fall 3-0 at defending SAC Champions
    September 21, 2018
    ANDERSON, S.C. --- Anderson University’s Emily Conlin recorded 33 assists, nine digs and two service aces to pace the Trojans to a three-set sweep over visiting Tusculum University Friday night at the Abney Athletic Center.
  • Prata named interim women's lacrosse coach
    September 21, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Joelle-Sara Prata has been promoted to interim head coach of the Tusculum University women’s lacrosse program announced TU vice president for athletics Doug Jones.
  • Poss named Tusculum head strength & conditioning coach
    September 21, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Ryan Poss has been named the head strength and conditioning coach at Tusculum University announced vice president of athletics and university initiatives Doug Jones.
  • Tusculum announces addition of three new sports beginning in 2019-2020
    September 20, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University will be adding three new intercollegiate sports opportunities with the addition of men’s and women’s bowling and men’s indoor volleyball announced vice president for athletics and university initiatives Doug Jones.
  • Quick start sends Pioneers to 4-0 win at Lees-McRae
    September 19, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Two early goals propelled Tusculum University to a 4-0 victory over Lees-McRae College in non-conference women's soccer action Wednesday afternoon at Tate Field.
  • Two late goals give Lees-McRae stunning 4-3 win over Pioneers
    September 19, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Pol Vassart scored twice in the final three minutes, including the game-winner with four seconds left, as Lees-McRae College rallied for a stunning 4-3 victory over Tusculum University in non-conference men's soccer Wednesday night at Tate Field.
  • Pioneers rally to beat King 5-2
    September 19, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Tusculum University won five of six singles matches to rally for a 5-2 win over King University in non-conference men's tennis action Wednesday afternoon.
  • Pioneers open season with 7-0 win at King
    September 19, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team opened its 2018-19 season with a 7-0 win over King University Wednesday afternoon.
  • Shippy named TSWA Football Player of the Week
    September 19, 2018
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University’s Jordon Shippy has been named the College Offensive Football Player of the Week as selected the Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA).
  • Saturday's football game with UNC Pembroke canceled
    September 19, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- This Saturday’s non-conference football game between Tusculum University and UNC Pembroke has been canceled announced TU vice president of athletics and university initiatives Doug Jones.
  • Mazur records 2,000th dig, Pioneers fall 3-0 at LMU
    September 18, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. --- Lincoln Memorial’s Rylee Storms recorded 12 kills and a .324 hitting percentage to lead the Railsplitters to a 3-0 sweep over Tusculum Tuesday night at Mars Gym in South Atlantic Conference women’s volleyball action.
  • Pioneers unveil 2018-19 men's basketball schedule
    September 18, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University men’s basketball coach J.T. Burton has announced the Pioneers’ 2018-2019 schedule which includes an impressive exhibition slate as well as a challenging 28-game regular-season schedule.
  • Pioneers ninth in latest United Soccer Coaches Southeast Region rankings
    September 18, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- The Tusculum University women's soccer team is ninth in the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, through matches of Sept. 16.
  • Shippy, Tomassoni named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    September 17, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University running back Jordon Shippy and golfer Katie Tomassoni have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Shippy, Defatta named AstroTurf SAC Football Players of the Week
    September 17, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Jordon Shippy and Joe Defatta have been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Football Players of the Week. Shippy was named the Offensive Player of the Week while Defatta garnered Special Teams Player of the Week accolades for a second consecutive week.
  • Volleyball falls 3-1 in SAC opener, Mazur closes in on 2,000 career digs
    September 15, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Logan Witt led all players with 19 kills to pace the Queens University of Charlotte women’s volleyball team to a 3-1 South Atlantic Conference win at Tusculum University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Shippy runs for school record in 37-10 win over Limestone in SAC opener
    September 14, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University senior Jordon Shippy rushed for a school record 258 yards to lead the Pioneers to a 37-10 home victory over Limestone College Friday night at Pioneer Field in the South Atlantic Conference opener for both teams.
  • Tusculum men finish second, women fifth at L-R Invitational
    September 13, 2018
    NEWTON, N.C. --- The Tusculum University men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Lenoir-Rhyne Invitational Thursday afternoon at Southside Park. The meet was moved up one day due to the threat of inclement weather from the arrival of Hurricane Florence.
  • Tusculum opens SAC schedule with 2-1 win over Queens
    September 12, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's soccer team opened its South Atlantic Conference schedule Wednesday afternoon with a 2-1 victory over Queens University of Charlotte at Pioneer Field.
  • Queens scores in final seconds to stun Tusculum, 3-2
    September 12, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Alberto Morales scored the winning goal with 16.4 seconds left in regulation as Queens University of Charlotte rallied from a two-goal deficit to stun Tusculum University 3-2 in the South Atlantic Conference men's soccer opener for both teams Wednesday night at Pioneer Field.
  • Hurricane Florence forces schedule changes for Tusculum Athletics
    September 12, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to the threat of inclement weather in the region as a result of Hurricane Florence, numerous schedule changes have resulted involving Tusculum University athletic teams. Below is a list of all the cancellations, postponements and schedule changes.
  • SAC football opener with Limestone moved to Friday night
    September 12, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to the threat of inclement weather from Hurricane Florence, the South Atlantic Conference football opener between Tusculum University and Limestone College has been moved up 24 hours and will be held Friday night.
  • Tomassoni wins playoff, Pioneers go wire-to-wire for Dibble Classic title
    September 11, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University senior Katie Tomassoni sank a four-foot putt for par on the first playoff hole to repeat as medalist at the 2018 Bob Dibble Classic. The two-day, 36-hole tournament was held at Link Hills Country Club.
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