2017 Tusculum Football News

  • Altizer earns SAC Presidents Award
    June 06, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum football and track student-athlete Evan Altizer is this year’s recipient of the South Atlantic Conference Presidents Award as selected by the league’s faculty athletic representatives.
  • Tusculum student-athletes give back to the community
    May 21, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Being a student-athlete can be demanding in terms of both energy and time. So, one might excuse them for focusing solely on academics and their respective sports team during college. But Tusculum athletic teams have been very active in giving back to the community, whether their involvement occurs on their own or within the team setting.
  • 323 named to Tusculum Athletic Director's Spring Honor Roll
    May 18, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Three-hundred and twenty (323) student-athletes have been named to the 2018 Tusculum Athletic Director’s Spring Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, Vice President of Student Success and Athletics.
  • Altizer, Cantrell named to NFF Hampshire Society
    April 12, 2018
    IRVING, Texas --- Tusculum’s Evan Altizer and Hunter Cantrell have been named to the National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society.
  • Tusculum football to hold final spring scimmage Thursday
    April 11, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum football team will be conducting its annual Spring Scrimmage this Thursday (Apr. 12) at 5:30 p.m. at the TC practice complex. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.
  • Spring Game moved to next week, Football Golf Tournament still on for Friday
    April 03, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to the forecast of inclement weather, the 2018 Tusculum Spring Football Game, scheduled for this Saturday, has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 12th announced Pioneer head coach Jerry Odom.
  • Moody, Russell to be inducted to SAC Hall of Fame
    March 29, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Former Tusculum president Dr. Nancy Moody and All-American quarterback Corey Russell have been selected for induction to the 2018 South Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame announced league officials Thursday.
  • 2018 Tusculum Football Signing Day Central
    February 07, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- It's National Signing Day at Tusculum and the Pioneers will be announcing its list of commitments.
  • Thompkins, Cantrell named to Hansen All-Region Football Team
    January 30, 2018
    BROOKFIELD, Ill. --- Tusculum student-athletes Martez Thompkins and Hunter Cantrell have been named to the 2017 Don Hansen Football Gazette NCAA Division II All-Super Region Two team announced officials Tuesday. The Tusculum duo garnered third team All-Region honors on the year.
  • Evan Altizer named SAC Football Scholar Athlete of the Year
    December 20, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum wide receiver Evan Altizer has been named the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Football Scholar Athlete of the Year announced league officials Wednesday. Altizer shares this year’s award with Newberry offensive lineman Dakota Mozingo.
  • Pioneers add four mid-year transfers to football roster
    December 20, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum football coach Jerry Odom has announced the signing of four mid-year transfers who will join the Pioneer program in January and compete in 2018 spring drills.
  • School-record 323 named to Tusculum Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    December 18, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A school record 323 student-athletes have been named to the 2017 Tusculum Athletic Director’s Fall Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, Vice President of Student Success and Athletics.
  • Evan Altizer named CoSIDA Football Academic Academic All-America®
    December 12, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum’s Evan Altizer has been named to the 2017 NCAA Division II Football Academic All-America® first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Altizer was named the special teams honoree on the first team,
  • Pioneers lead American Team to 48-13 win in National Bowl
    December 11, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. --- Five Tusculum football student-athletes helped the American All-Stars to a 48-13 win over the National All-Stars in the 2017 National Bowl played at the Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium Sunday afternoon.
  • Five Pioneers to play in National Bowl All-Star Game
    December 04, 2017
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. --- Five Tusculum football student-athletes have been selected to play in the 2017 National Bowl this Sunday (Dec. 10) at the Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium. Five members of the TC coaching staff will serve as coaches during the all-star game.
  • Cantrell garners D2CCA All-Region football honors
    December 01, 2017
    PEMBROKE, N.C. --- Tusculum punter Hunter Cantrell has been named to the 2017 Division II Conference Commissioners Association’s All-Super Region 2 second team announced officials on Friday.
  • Evan Altizer returns to CoSIDA Academic All-District Football Team
    November 17, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum senior Evan Altizer has been named to the NCAA Division II Academic All-District 2 Football first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Brown named TSWA Defensive Player of the Week
    November 14, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum linebacker L’Keith Brown has been named the College Football Defensive Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA). This marks the second time this year and third occasion in his career he has been recognized with the TSWA weekly honor.
  • Six Pioneers named to All-SAC Football Team
    November 14, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Six Tusculum student-athletes have been named to the 2017 All-South Atlantic Conference Team announced league officials with the release of the SAC Football Awards. The SAC Football Awards are selected by the conference’s eight head football coaches.
  • Ogle, Locklear named Bojangles Athletes of the Week
    November 13, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum quarterback Alex Ogle and basketball guard Lovely Locklear have been named the Bojangles Athletes of the Week.
  • Listen to the Coach Jerry Odom Radio Show, live from Applebee's tonight
    November 13, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Listen to the Coach Jerry Odom Radio Show tonight at 7 p.m. on the Pioneer Sports Network. Fans can listen to the show locally on WSMG 1450-AM and on the Internet at www.TusculumPioneers.com.
  • Ogle tabbed AstroTurf SAC Offensive Player of the Week
    November 13, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum quarterback Alex Ogle has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Offensive Football Player of the Week announced league officials Monday. Ogle earns this honor for a second time this season.
  • Pioneers upset No. 12 Wingate 25-17 on Senior Day
    November 11, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum football team jumped out to a 25-0 lead and held on at the end as Pioneers upset 12th-ranked Wingate 25-17 Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Field.
  • Tusculum hosts Armed Forces Day this Saturday versus nationally-ranked Wingate
    November 07, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum football team will be hosting its annual Armed Forces Day this Saturday when the Pioneers host 12th-ranked Wingate University at 1:30 p.m. from the Niswonger Sports Complex and Pioneer Field.
  • Tusculum miscues costly in 27-7 rain-soaked loss at Carson-Newman
    October 28, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Carson-Newman took advantage of three interceptions, converting them into 20 points as the Eagles defeated rival Tusculum 27-7 on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
  • Tusculum vs Carson-Newman Blood Drive Bowl this week
    October 22, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Fans of the Tusculum Pioneers and Carson-Newman Eagles can support their team while aiding the East Tennessee Medic Regional Blood Center by participating in the 15th annual Blood Drive Bowl this week.
  • Tusculum falls 40-13 to Catawba for homecoming
    October 21, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Catawba Indians scored 37 unanswered points in Saturday’s 40-13 South Atlantic Conference football victory over the host Tusculum Pioneers. Catawba (6-2, 2-2 SAC) reeled off 462 offensive yards, while the defense forced three TC turnovers and recorded five sacks to spoil Tusculum’s homecoming game at Pioneer Field.
  • Cantrell named D2Football.com National Special Teams Player of the Week
    October 18, 2017
    LIBERTY, Mo. --- Tusculum punter Hunter Cantrell has been named the D2Football.com National Special Teams Player of the Week.
  • Ogle, Brown sweep TSWA Player of the Week honors
    October 17, 2017
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum’s Alex Ogle and L’Keith Brown have been named the College Football Players of the Week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA). Ogle was named the TSWA Offensive Player of the Week while Brown earns TSWA Defensive Player of the Week honors for a second time in his career.
  • Cantrell, Funke named Bojangles Athletes of the Week
    October 16, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum punter Hunter Cantrell and tennis player Franziska Funke have been named the Bojangles Athletes of the Week.
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