Athletics News

  • McCullough named national finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year
    October 14, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS --- And then there were NINE! Tusculum University tennis student-athlete Annie McCullough has been named one of the nine national finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award announced officials Thursday.
  • Cauthen named semifinalist for Campbell Trophy
    October 01, 2020
    IRVING, Texas --- Tusculum University linebacker Jackson Cauthen has been named semifinalist for the 2020 William V. Campbell Trophy, presented by Mazda. Cauthen was one of a record 199 semifinalists selected by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame.
  • SAC announces fall sports schedule format for spring 2021
    September 29, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The South Atlantic Conference Presidents and Athletics Councils approved schedules for the fall sports of football, men’s and women’s soccer, and volleyball last Friday (Sept. 25). All five sports will play shortened seasons, including conference tournaments during the spring semester of 2021.
  • Pioneer Club Golf Tournament coming soon, spots available
    September 29, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University athletic department will host the Pioneer Club Golf Tournament, Friday, October 30th at Graysburg Hills Golf Club. Lunch begins at 12 p.m. followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
  • Steve Anderson to lead Pioneers' Diversity & Inclusion program
    September 29, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Former Tusculum University basketball forward Steve Anderson has been named the athletic department’s designee for diversity and inclusion announced Doug Jones, vice president of athletics and university initiatives.
  • Acuna added to Tusculum tennis coaching staff
    September 29, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University has named Noelia Acuna as graduate assistant coach for the men's and women's tennis programs, head coach Adam Jackson announced.
  • Parsons named to women's basketball coaching staff
    September 28, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University has named Eveline Parsons to its women's basketball coaching staff as a graduate assistant, head coach Meagan Price announced.
  • Feingold-Conaway selected as women's lacrosse graduate assistant coach
    September 24, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University head women’s lacrosse coach Joelle Prata has announced the hiring of Lyric Feingold-Conaway as the team’s graduate assistant coach.
  • Former Pioneer added to men's soccer staff
    September 23, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Former Tusculum University men’s soccer standout Georgios Charkoutsakis has been named a graduate assistant coach for the Pioneers announced TU head coach Allen Vital.
  • SAC announces 2020-21 basketball seasons to start in November
    September 18, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The South Atlantic Conference Presidents Council has made the decision to begin intercollegiate competition in men’s and women’s basketball for the 2020-21 season on November 21.
  • McCullough tabbed top-30 finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year
    September 17, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS --- Tusculum University women’s tennis student-athlete Annie McCullough has been named one of the top-30 finalists for the 2019-2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
  • Virtual women's basketball ring ceremony
    September 16, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The 2019-2020 Tusculum University women’s basketball team had a virtual reunion this week as student-athletes received their championship rings for winning the South Atlantic Conference Tournament title last spring.
  • Williams added to cross country / track & field coaching staff
    September 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Robert T. Williams has been named the new assistant coach for the Tusculum University cross country and track & field programs announced TU head coach Cory Pratt.
  • Local corn maze to have Tusculum theme this fall
    September 09, 2020
    MOSHEIM, Tenn. --- The Hartman’s Corn Maze will have a strong Tusculum University theme this fall. The corn maze, located in nearby Mosheim, has been designed utilizing the Tusculum Athletics logo with the Pioneer Head and “Tusculum” at the center of the unique outdoor experience located in Western Greene County.
  • Chandley to serve as graduate assistant golf coach
    September 08, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. -- Former Tusculum University golfer Hunter Chandley has been named to the program’s coaching staff with the Pioneers announced TU head coach Ross Cash.
  • Myhre named to Tusculum women's soccer coaching staff
    September 07, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Michaela Myhre has been named to the Tusculum University women’s soccer coaching staff as a graduate assistant announced TU head coach Mike Joy.
  • Justin Irwin named to Tusculum men's basketball staff
    September 03, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Justin Irwin has been named as a graduate assistant for the Tusculum University men’s basketball program announced TU head coach J.T. Burton.
  • 109 Pioneers named to D2 ADA Honor Roll
    August 28, 2020
    CLEVELAND, Ohio --- Tusculum University had 109 student-athletes named recipients of the 2019-2020 Division 2 Athletics Director Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award.
  • Szewczyk tabbed athletic communications graduate assistant
    August 27, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Corey Szewczyk has been named a graduate assistant for the Tusculum University Athletic Communications staff announced Dom Donnelly, TU assistant athletic director for communications.
  • Fyffe returns to staff as associate head coach
    August 20, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University has named Vanessa Fyffe associate head women's soccer coach, announced head coach Mike Joy.
  • Pioneer Club Golf Tournament set for Oct. 30
    August 19, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University athletic department will host the Pioneer Club Golf Tournament, Friday, October 30th at Graysburg Hills Golf Club. Lunch begins at 12 p.m. followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m.
  • Hembree, Zirkle named to Tusculum athletic staff
    August 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Belle Hembree and Robert Zirkle have been named graduate assistants and will serve within the Tusculum University Athletic Department.
  • McCullough tabbed SAC International Woman of the Year
    August 11, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University women’s tennis student-athlete Annie McCullough has been named the 2019-2020 recipient of the South Atlantic Conference International Woman of the Year Award announced league officials Tuesday.
  • SAC, Tusculum postpones fall sports competition to this spring
    August 07, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The South Atlantic Conference Presidents Council has made the decision to postpone the start of all scheduled competition for the 2020 fall sports season until the spring 2021 semester. This includes men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, football, men’s and women’s soccer, and volleyball.
  • Heppard provides summer soccer training for NYC youth
    August 05, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many young people around the country. Schools have been closed since mid-March, summer camps and other activities were canceled, and vacations were curtailed or canceled for millions.
  • Cunningham wins Temple Hills Club Championship
    August 03, 2020
    FRANKLIN, Tenn. --- Tusculum University rising junior Olivia Cunningham shot an even-par 72 to win the 2020 Temple Hills Ladies Championship last weekend. The two-day, 36-hole tournament was held at Temple Hills Country Club.
  • Pioneers claim All-Academic Team, Scholar-Athlete accolades from ITA
    July 28, 2020
    TEMPE, Ariz. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team has been honored with inclusion on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II All-Academic Team for the 2020 season.
  • Pioneers earn ITA All-Academic Team, Scholar-Athlete honors
    July 28, 2020
    TEMPE, Ariz. --- The Tusculum University men's tennis team has been honored with inclusion on the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II All-Academic Team for the 2020 season.
  • Five new additions to TU football staff
    July 28, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Five new members have been added to the Tusculum University football coaching staff during this past spring and summer announced TU head coach Jerry Odom.
  • Carrington to serve as panelist on IMLCA roundtable for diversity & inclusion
    July 27, 2020
    AWENDALE, S.C. --- Tusculum University men’s lacrosse head coach Richard Carrington will be a featured panelist in this week’s Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) Tuesday Talks, presented by the IMLCA Players Director and Lacrosse Coaches Insider. The on-line panel will air on-line this Tuesday (July 28) at 4 p.m. (ET).
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