Athletics News

  • Tusculum closes out home schedule with Eagles, Cobras
    February 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team will close out the home portion of the 2019-2020 schedule when they host Carson-Newman and Coker this week at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers Downed by Bobcats on Record-Breaking Night
    February 18, 2020
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Tusculum men’s volleyball team fell to the Lees-McRae Bobcats on Tuesday night, despite many team and individual records being set. As a squad, five new marks were made, while four Pioneers created new personal highs.
  • Schedule changes announced for TU, Catawba series
    February 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University baseball team has announced a schedule change for this weekend’s South Atlantic Conference opening series with Catawba College. Due to the threat of inclement weather, Friday’s nine-inning contest has been moved to Sunday and will start at 1 p.m.
  • Ezra tabbed NCBWA Region Baseball Player of the Week
    February 18, 2020
    WINGATE, N.C.--- Tusculum University’s Luis Ezra has been named the NCAA Division II Southeast Region Baseball Player of the Week as selected by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
  • Ezra named SAC AstroTurf Baseball Player of the Week
    February 18, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University first baseman Luis Ezra has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Baseball Player of the Week.
  • Pioneers to host Shorter, Young Harris as homestand continues
    February 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- After opening the season against two ranked NAIA opponents, the Tusculum University women's lacrosse team continues a five-game homestand this week when the Pioneers entertain Shorter University on Thursday at 5 p.m. and Young Harris on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pioneer Field.
  • Softball to Host Cedarville and Lee at Red Edmonds Field
    February 18, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University softball will be hosting two teams over the weekend as Cedarville and Lee are scheduled to make their way to Greeneville on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Wednesday’s doubleheader at Emmanuel (Ga.) was postponed due to weather concerns. A reschedule date with the Lions has yet to be determined.
  • Pioneers host Young Harris, then Catawba for Alumni Weekend
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University baseball team will continue its home-stand with four games this week against teams who advanced to last year’s NCAA Division II Tournament. Tusculum will host Young Harris on Wednesday before opening South Atlantic Conference play this weekend against defending Southeast Region champion Catawba College.
  • Ezra, Alloway named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University baseball first baseman Luis Ezra and softball outfielder Anna Alloway have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Pioneers roar to 20-6 victory over 10th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Juliette Cusano scored five of her six goals in the first half, including three straight during an 8-0 run, as Tusculum University routed Tennessee Wesleyan University 20-6 in non-conference women's lacrosse action Monday afternoon at Pioneer Field.
  • Pioneers drop home opener 8-4 to Maryville
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Maryville University defeated Tusculum University 8-4 in non-conference men's lacrosse action Monday afternoon at Pioneer Field.
  • Gibson named SAC AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    February 17, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University guard Trenton Gibson has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men's Basketball Player of the Week announced league officials Monday.
  • Men's Volleyball to Play Four Out-of-State Matches This Week
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team is scheduled to play four matches over the course of the week, all out of Tennessee. Lees-McRae will be Tuesday’s destination and Indiana Tech will be Friday night’s foe. IVA-nemesis Urbana will host both Tusculum and Saint Xavier (Ill.) in a Saturday tri-match.
  • Pioneers wrap up home schedule with Carson-Newman, Coker this week
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will play its final two regular-season home games this week, as the Pioneers host rival Carson-Newman on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. and Coker on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers complete weekend sweep over Gannon; Hinton ties stolen bases record
    February 15, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Bryson Ford went 4-for-6 with a pair of doubles and a triple, while Trey Hinton tied the Tusculum University single-game record for stolen bases as the Pioneers swept a baseball doubleheader over Gannon University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park.
  • Pioneers secure key 74-66 road win at Anderson
    February 15, 2020
    ANDERSON, S.C. --- Tariq Jenkins poured in 18 points including a pair of key three-pointers in a second half run to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to a 74-66 South Atlantic Conference victory at Anderson University Saturday afternoon.
  • Pioneers earn decisive point in 4-3 win at Newberry
    February 15, 2020
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Tusculum University claimed the decisive singles point in a 4-3 victory over Newberry College in South Atlantic Conference men's tennis action on Saturday.
  • Pioneers snap Newberry win streak with 5-2 victory in SAC opener
    February 15, 2020
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- The 17th-ranked Tusculum University women's tennis team opened its South Atlantic Conference schedule on Saturday with a 5-2 victory at Newberry College.
  • Softball Wins Extra-Inning Thriller Over Erskine
    February 15, 2020
    DUE WEST, S.C. --- The Tusculum University softball team picked up its sixth win of the season, an eight-inning affair against Erskine, after falling earlier in the day to No. 5 Young Harris. The Bearcat/Fleet Invitational wrapped up on Saturday with the Pioneers going 2-2 in the two-day tournament.
  • Pioneers fall in 54-51 nailbiter at #17 Anderson
    February 15, 2020
    ANDERSON, S.C. --- Anderson University moved into sole possession of first place in the South Atlantic Conference as the Trojans edged Tusculum University 54-51 in a SAC women's basketball showdown Saturday afternoon at the Abney Athletic Center.
  • Softball Splits Day One of Bearcat/Fleet Invitational
    February 14, 2020
    GREENWOOD, S.C. --- The Tusculum University softball team picked up their first loss of 2020 in the last game of the night against hosting Lander. The Pioneers went into the contest 5-0 after earning a close win over Belmont Abbey, their first opponent of the tournament.
  • Tusculum Throttles Alderson Broaddus
    February 14, 2020
    PHILIPPI, W. Va. --- The Tusculum men's volleyball team showed no love on Valentine’s Day to IVA-foe Alderson Broaddus, sweeping the Battlers handily on a .339 hitting clip.
  • Top-ranked Limestone pulls away in fourth for win over Pioneers
    February 14, 2020
    GAFFNEY, S.C. --- Top-ranked Limestone College pulled away in the fourth quarter for an 18-7 victory over Tusculum University in non-conference men's lacrosse action Friday night at Saints Field.
  • Martin sets stolen bases record, Pioneers sweep pair from Gannon
    February 14, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Daulton Martin accounted for seven stolen bases on the day including a school-record five in the opener as the Tusculum Pioneers swept a baseball doubleheader over Gannon University Friday night at Pioneer Park.
  • Lees-McRae men's lax match moved to Pioneer Field Feb. 23
    February 14, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's lacrosse team will host Lees-McRae College on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 5 p.m. at Pioneer Field.
  • Saturday match with Tennessee Wesleyan moved to Monday
    February 14, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to field conditions from recent rainfall, the Tusculum University women's lacrosse home match against Tennessee Wesleyan University that was scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 15 has been moved to Monday, Feb. 17.
  • Pioneers down Mars Hill 80-66, remain in top half of SAC standings
    February 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Trenton Gibson scored in double figures for a seventh straight game to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to an 80-66 South Atlantic Conference victory over Mars Hill University Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Williams scores career-high 19 as Pioneers roll past Mars Hill, 91-47
    February 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Jasmine Williams scored a career-high 19 points as Tusculum University rolled to a 91-47 win over Mars Hill University in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena.
  • Second rally falls just short as Pioneers drop 15-14 season opener at Cumberlands
    February 12, 2020
    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. --- Tusculum University nearly completed a second rally, but fell one goal shy as the University of the Cumberlands held on for a 15-14 victory in non-conference women's lacrosse action Wednesday night.
  • Pioneers win 9-4 on the road at Carson-Newman in non-conference battle
    February 12, 2020
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Luis Ezra and Jaden Steagall recorded three hits and three RBI each to lead the Tusculum University baseball team to a 9-4 non-conference victory over rival Carson-Newman University Wednesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Complex.
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