2018-19 Tusculum Football News

  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Defatta named AstroTurf SAC Special Teams Player of the Week
    September 10, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University placekicker Joe Defatta has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Special Teams Football Player of the Week announced league officials Monday.
  • Pioneers rout Shorter, 61-14
    September 08, 2018
    ROME, Ga. –- The Tusculum University football team scored 54 unanswered points including 31-point second quarter en route to a 61-14 victory at Shorter University Saturday afternoon at Barron Stadium.
  • Tusculum falls 13-3 in defensive battle with North Greenville
    August 30, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The North Greenville University football team forced a pair of turnovers and blocked a punt, converting all three into scores in a 13-3 win at Tusculum University Thursday night at Pioneer Field in the season-opener for both teams.
  • Tusculum kicks off 70th gridiron season Thursday, host North Greenville
    August 28, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University football team kicks off its 2018 season Thursday night when they host North Greenville University at Pioneer Field. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. and will launch the 70th gridiron campaign in program history.
  • Cordell, Hoffmeyer, Winkelmann comprise 2018 Sports Hall of Fame class
    August 09, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The 2018 Tusculum University Sports Hall of Fame class has been announced and three new members will be inducted during Homecoming festivities on Saturday, October 13th. This year’s inductee class includes NCAA Division II’s all-time leading passer Bo Cordell, former athletic director Ed Hoffmeyer and All-American tennis player Lukas Winkelmann.
  • Eight Pioneers named to Preseason All-SAC Football Team
    August 02, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Eight Tusculum University student-athletes have been named to the 2018 Preseason All-South Atlantic Conference football team announced league officials Thursday.
  • Tusculum picked fifth in SAC football poll
    August 01, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --– The South Atlantic Conference will host its annual Digital Media Day for media and fans previewing the upcoming 2018 football season. The event will take place this Friday (Aug. 3) and will be hosted on the Conference's web site, www.TheSAC.com. The session will begin at 9:20 a.m. and will feature all eight South Atlantic Conference head coaches and SAC Commissioner Patrick Britz.
  • SAC Football Digital Media Day set for this Friday
    July 31, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --– The South Atlantic Conference will host its annual Digital Media Day for media and fans previewing the upcoming 2018 football season. The event will take place this Friday (Aug. 3) and will be hosted on the Conference's web site, www.TheSAC.com. The session will begin at 9:20 a.m. and will feature all eight South Atlantic Conference head coaches and SAC Commissioner Patrick Britz.
  • Tusculum, BSN Sports partner for special football season ticket offer
    July 12, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum Pioneers and BSN Sports have partnered for a special offer for TU football fans this season.