2016-17 Tusculum Softball News

  • Youth Softball Summer Camp postponed
    June 20, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum College head softball coach Julie Huebner has announced that the Youth Softball Summer Camp, scheduled for Thursday, June 22 and Friday, June 23, has been postponed and will be rescheduled.
  • Pioneers listed in final 2017 NCAA softball statistics
    June 13, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum softball team finished the season nationally-ranked in home runs per game average, while three Pioneers were listed individually in the final 2017 NCAA Division II national statistics.
  • 300 Student-Athletes named to Tusculum Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    May 17, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Three-hundred (300) student-athletes have been named to the 2017 Tusculum College Athletic Director’s Spring Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, TC Director of Athletics.
  • Tusculum finishes fifth in SAC Echols Athletic Excellence Award standings
    May 09, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Following a strong spring finish, the Tusculum Pioneers climbed four spots and finished fifth in the final 2016-2017 South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award standings.
  • Tusculum's West named to SAC All-Tournament team
    May 02, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum freshman outfielder Sammie West was selected to the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship All-Tournament team, the league office announced Tuesday.
  • Eight-run sixth boosts Tusculum past Wingate 9-4 in SAC elimination game
    April 28, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Morgan Mahaffey hit a game-tying three-run home run and Taylor Johnson belted a grand slam to cap an eight-run sixth inning as Tusculum defeated Wingate 9-4 in an elimination game at the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Friday morning at Byerly Park.
  • Pioneers eliminated from SAC tournament with 8-1 loss to Coker
    April 28, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Cacey Simmons went 3-for-5 with a home run and five runs batted in as Coker eliminated Tusculum from the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Friday night by a score of 8-1 at Byerly Park.
  • Lenoir-Rhyne escapes with 5-4 walkoff win over Tusculum in SAC opener
    April 27, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Sarah Kenley hit a walkoff home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as Lenoir-Rhyne defeated Tusculum 5-4 in the opening round of the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Thursday afternoon at Byerly Park.
  • West, Hester earn All-Conference honors
    April 25, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum softball team had two players named to the All-South Atlantic Conference team, as voted on by the league's head coaches and released Tuesday.
  • Pioneers set home run mark in split with Milligan
    April 24, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum and Milligan split a non-conference softball doubleheader Monday night at Red Edmonds Field, as the Buffaloes scored 12 runs in the sixth inning to earn a 16-12 victory in the opener while the Pioneers received a three-hit shutout from Allison Pate in an 8-0 five-inning win in the nightcap.
  • Tusculum seeded seventh, open SAC softball postseason Thursday with Lenoir-Rhyne
    April 23, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum Pioneers will be the No. 7 seed in the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship. The eight-team, double-elimination tournament will begin this Thursday and run through Sunday at Byerly Park in Hartsville, South Carolina.
  • Tusculum sweeps Catawba to close out SAC schedule
    April 22, 2017
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- Tusculum scored six runs in the first inning of game one, and rallied from a pair of deficits in game two as the Pioneers swept Catawba in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, by scores of 16-3 in five innings and 9-8.
  • Pioneers drop road doubleheader to Carson-Newman
    April 19, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Carson-Newman swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader from visiting Tusculum on Wednesday, winning the opener 2-1 and capturing game two by a score of 7-2.
  • Tusculum splits with Newberry on walkoff single by Johnson in 7th
    April 14, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Taylor Johnson hit a two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh as Tusculum defeated Newberry 3-2 in game two of Friday's South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader at Red Edmonds Field. The Wolves (27-14, 10-6 SAC) won the opener by a score of 3-0.
  • Walkoff homer from Hester gives Pioneers split with Anderson
    April 11, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Emily Hester hit a two-out, two-run walkoff home run in the bottom of the seventh as Tusculum rallied for a 4-3 win over Anderson and earn a split of Tuesday's South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader at Red Edmonds Field. The Trojans (31-13, 9-7 SAC) won the opener by a score of 10-0 in five innings.
  • Start time moved up for Tuesday's doubleheader with Anderson
    April 10, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The start time for the South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader between Anderson and host Tusculum has been moved up one hour on Tuesday.
  • Late runs key as Pioneers sweep Mars Hill
    April 09, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Tusculum swept Mars Hill in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader Sunday afternoon at Ponder Field, winning the opener 9-7 in the completion of a suspended game before using a 10-run sixth inning to defeat the Lions 10-5 in game two.
  • Wingate sweeps doubleheader from Tusculum
    April 08, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Rachel Weidner threw a one-hitter in game one and earned the save in game two as Wingate swept a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader from Tusculum on Saturday at Red Edmonds Field. The Bulldogs (23-17, 8-4 SAC) won the opener 3-0 and took the nightcap by a 6-5 score.
  • Rain halts doubleheader at Mars Hill
    April 05, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. --- Wednesday's South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader between Tusculum and Mars Hill was suspended by rain in the top of the third inning of game one, with the Pioneers leading the Lions 3-1.
  • Doubleheader at Mars Hill moved to Wednesday
    April 04, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to wet field conditions caused by rainfall on Monday, the South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader between Tusculum and Mars Hill scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled.
  • Plemons pitches three-hit shutout as Pioneers gain split with Coker
    April 01, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Taylor Plemons pitched a three-hit shutout in the opener as Tusculum split a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader with visiting Coker Saturday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field.
  • Tusculum, LMU split SAC softball doubleheader
    March 29, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Sammie West went 3-for-6 with three RBI on the day to lead the Tusculum softball team to a South Atlantic Conference split against visiting Lincoln Memorial Wednesday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field
  • Rally in opener sparks Tusculum sweep of Queens
    March 25, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Emily Hester doubled home the tying and winning runs with two outs in the seventh inning of game one, then hit a three-run home run and knocked in four runs in game two as Tusculum swept Queens University of Charlotte in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Park Road Park.
  • Tusculum uses balanaced attack in SAC sweep over Brevard
    March 22, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum softball team pounded out 11 runs and 11 hits in the opener and Eliza Davis pitched a four-hit shutout in the night-cap as the Pioneers swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader over visiting Brevard Wednesday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field.
  • Pioneers fall to 5th-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne in SAC opener
    March 18, 2017
    HICKORY, N.C. --- Fifth-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne opened up South Atlantic Conference softball action with a doubleheader sweep of Tusculum on Saturday, winning the opener 5-0 and holding on for an 11-9 win in game two.
  • Wednesday's Tusculum, UVa-Wise softball doubleheader postponed
    March 14, 2017
    WISE, Va. --- Due to inclement weather, Wednesday’s softball doubleheader between Tusculum and Virginia-Wise has been postponed. The twin-bill has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 6th starting at 2 p.m. on the Wise, Virginia campus.
  • Tusculum earns pair of one-run wins over Mount Olive
    March 10, 2017
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. --- Tusculum College swept a non-conference softball doubleheader from the University of Mount Olive Friday afternoon on the campus of Flagler College, winning both games by identical 4-3 scores.
  • Pioneers split doubleheader at Flagler
    March 09, 2017
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. --- The Tusculum College softball team split a non-conference doubleheader at Flagler College on Thursday, falling 8-4 in the opener before edging the Saints 5-4 in game two.
  • Limestone sweeps doubleheader from Tusculum
    March 06, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Limestone College swept a non-conference softball doubleheader from Tusculum College Monday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field, winning the opener 4-2 with two runs in the top of the seventh and finishing off the sweep with a 5-2 victory in game two.
  • Tusculum, Southern Wesleyan split softball doubleheader
    March 04, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Michelle Miller went 2-for-4 with three RBI in the night-cap as the Tusculum softball team split a non-conference doubleheader with visiting Southern Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field.
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