Athletics News

  • Men's Volleyball Reverse Sweeps Urbana in Tri-Match
    February 22, 2020
    URBANA, Ohio. --- The Tusculum University men’s volleyball team split a pair of matches Saturday as part of a tri-match, hosted by IVA-adversary Urbana. The Pioneers picked up their fourth win of the 2020 season.
  • Pioneers win fourth in a row, TU rallies to 71-59 victory over Coker
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Dillon Smith scored 17 points on Senior Day, while Trenton Gibson tallied his fourth double-double of the season as the Tusculum University men’s basketball team rallied to a 71-59 South Atlantic Conference victory over Coker University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers set 10 school records, qualify four for nationals at USC Open
    February 22, 2020
    COLUMBIA, S.C. --- The Tusculum University men's and women's track and field teams set 10 school records, broke three South Atlantic Conference records and had four NCAA Division II qualifying performances in their final regular-season meet of the indoor season Saturday at the USC Open, hosted by the University of South Carolina.
  • Long reaches 1,000 points, Pioneers celebrate Senior Day with 75-66 win over Coker
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Mia Long scored a game-high 20 points, including the 1,000th of her career, as Tusculum University held Coker University scoreless for nearly eight minutes in the fourth quarter to come away with a 75-66 victory in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers Light Up Cedarville Pitching
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University softball team swept the doubleheader over the Cedarville Yellow Jackets on Saturday afternoon. Both games needed only five innings as the Pioneers took the first half of the day 15-2 and rounded out the affair with a 10-2 victory.
  • Pioneers swept by No. 5 Catawba on SAC opening day
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Catawba College baseball team recorded 10 hits in each game en route to sweeping a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader over Tusculum University Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park.
  • 17th-ranked Pioneers earn 6-1 win over shorthanded Young Harris
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team won its spring home opener on Saturday, defeating Young Harris College 6-1 in non-conference action at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
  • Pioneers defeat Young Harris 5-2 for fifth straight win
    February 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University won its fifth straight match as four singles victories propelled the Pioneers to a 5-2 win over Young Harris College in non-conference men's tennis action Saturday at the Nichols Tennis Complex.
  • Pioneers Succumb to Indiana Tech
    February 21, 2020
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. --- The Tusculum men’s volleyball team lost to fellow first-year program Indiana Tech in three sets on Friday night.
  • Tusculum listed 10th in first NCAA region rankings
    February 20, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum University men’s basketball team is ranked 10th in the initial NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, which were released earlier this week.
  • Gibson, Hodnett named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
    February 20, 2020
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum University student-athletes Trenton Gibson and Caleb Hodnett have been named to the 2019-2020 NCAA Division II Academic All-District 3 Men’s Basketball first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Thursday's match vs. Shorter postponed due to snow
    February 20, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Thursday's non-conference women's lacrosse game between Tusculum University and visiting Shorter University has been postponed due to poor field conditions created by ongoing snowfall. A makeup date for the contest will be announced once it has been determined.
  • Pioneers remain 17th in ITA Division II rankings
    February 20, 2020
    TEMPE, Ariz. --- The Tusculum University women's tennis team remains 17th in the latest Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Women's Team Rankings, which were released on Wednesday.
  • Pioneers seventh in first NCAA Southeast Region rankings
    February 20, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team is ranked seventh in the initial NCAA Division II Southeast Region rankings, which were released this week.
  • Softball Revises Weekend Docket
    February 20, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Changes have been made to this weekend’s Tusculum softball schedule, including no games being played Friday.
  • Arnwine three caps rally from 13 down as Pioneers beat Carson-Newman 79-74
    February 19, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Jalia Arnwine hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 25.4 seconds left as Tusculum University rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to defeat Carson-Newman University 79-74 in a key South Atlantic Conference women's basketball game Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Tusculum wins third straight in 62-52 victory over Eagles
    February 19, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Dillon Smith poured in 22 points including 17 in the second half to lead the Tusculum University men’s basketball team to a 62-52 South Atlantic Conference win over arch-rival Carson-Newman University Wednesday night at Pioneer Arena.
  • Pioneers win sixth straight, down No. 33 Young Harris 16-6
    February 19, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Fuzzy Furr went 4-for-4 with five RBI to the Tusculum University baseball team to a 16-6 win over No. 33 Young Harris College Wednesday at Pioneer Park.
  • Pioneers erase deficit, beat Lee 4-3
    February 20, 2020
    CLEVELAND, Tenn. --- Tusculum University won four straight singles matches to erase a 2-0 deficit as the 17th-ranked Pioneers beat Lee University 4-3 in non-conference women's tennis action Wednesday at the DeVos Tennis Center.
  • Raitsou, Huck rally Pioneers to 4-3 win at Lee
    February 19, 2020
    CLEVELAND, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's tennis team won the final two singles matches and pulled out a 4-3 victory over Lee University Wednesday afternoon at the DeVos Tennis Center.
  • Pioneers aim to snap skid against Lees-McRae
    February 19, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's lacrosse team will look to snap a two-game losing streak when the Pioneers host Lees-McRae College on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Pioneer Field. The match was originally scheduled for Saturday in Banner Elk, North Carolina but was relocated to Pioneer Field due to field conditions.
  • Knight Named Off the Block National Defensive Player of the Night
    February 19, 2020
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. --- Jaret Knight has the honor of earning the first national accolade for Tusculum University men’s volleyball. The Grand Blanc, Michigan native was named Off the Block National Defensive Player of the Night for his performance against Lees-McRae.
  • 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.
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