Athletics News

  • 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).
  • SAC, Tusculum delay start of fall sports season
    July 24, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and in the best interest of the health, safety, and well-being of the student-athletes, coaches, administrators, fans, and our campus communities, the South Atlantic Conference Presidents Council has made the decision to delay the start of all scheduled competition for the 2020 fall sports season until September 26.
  • Ferguson named to Tusculum men's basketball staff
    July 23, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Dionte Ferguson has been named an assistant coach with the Tusculum University men’s basketball program announced TU head coach JT Burton.
  • Tusculum Beach Volleyball Receives USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 20, 2020
    LEXINGTON, Ky. --- The Tusculum University beach volleyball program was among 41 collegiate beach squads to earn the Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 season, sponsored by the United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
  • Tusculum Women's Volleyball Collects USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 20, 2020
    LEXINGTON, Ky. --- The Tusculum University women’s volleyball program was listed amongst the record-breaking 171 NCAA Division II teams to earn the Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 season, sponsored by the United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
  • McMillen selected to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team for second straight year
    July 16, 2020
    NEW ORLEANS, La. --- Tusculum University distance runner Nicole McMillen has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association with her selection to the 2020 USTFCCCA Division II Women's All-Academic Team.
  • McCullough named nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year Award
    July 14, 2020
    INDIANAPOLIS --- Tusculum University women’s tennis standout Annie McCullough was one of 11 South Atlantic Conference student-athletes among the record 605 female college athletes nominated by NCAA member schools for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The nominees came from all three NCAA divisions with 126 from Division II.
  • Tusculum mourns passing of Jane Pilloni '59
    July 14, 2020
    We are saddened to share the news of the passing of Jane Pilloni, who served Tusculum University as a member of the Board of Trustees, but was also an outstanding alumnus and loyal fan of the Pioneers. She passed away July 14, 2020 at the age of 83.
  • Three Pioneers named to NTCA All-Academic Team
    July 13, 2020
    WHITEWATER, Wis. --- Three Tusculum University women’s bowling student-athletes have been named to the National Tenpin Coaches Association’s All-Academic Team announced officials Friday.
  • Ealy promoted to assistant athletic director
    July 01, 2020
    Ealy, who has served as TU’s Director of Athletic Development since 2018, will be responsible for the athletic department’s business management while also coordinating game-day operations and fundraising efforts. He will continue to lead the Pioneer Club, which works to raise funds for the athletic department through connections with parents, alumni, staff and other supporters of the University.
  • Pioneer Rewind Series continues in July
    June 30, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University Pioneer Rewind Series continues in July as the weekly on-line program will feature games from the past highlighting some of the most exciting moments and accomplishments by TU Athletics.
  • Former Pioneer continues pro basketball career in Europe
    June 25, 2020
    JASZBERENY, Hungary --- Former Tusculum University men’s basketball guard Donovan Donaldson has signed a professional contract with the JP-Auto Jaszberenyi KSE team of the Nemzeti Bajnoksag I/A, the highest professional league in Hungary.
  • McMillen repeats as CoSIDA Academic All-American
    June 24, 2020
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum University distance runner Nicole McMillen has been named to the NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Women’s Cross Country / Track & Field first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Annie McCullough repeats as Academic All-American
    June 18, 2020
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum University student-athlete Annie McCullough has been named to the 2020 NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Women's At-Large first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • School-record 204 Pioneers named to SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll
    June 15, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- A school record 204 Tusculum University student-athletes have been named to the 2019-2020 South Atlantic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll, which was announced on Monday. The conference had 2,175 student-athletes from the league’s 12 member institutions honored for their achievements in the classroom.
  • Carter Linton signs with Atlanta Braves
    June 15, 2020
    ATLANTA --- Tusculum University pitcher Carter Linton has signed a free agent contract with the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. Linton, a right-hander from Kingsport, Tennessee, inked professionally on his 22nd birthday.
  • Morris Tabbed as Beach Volleyball Head Coach
    June 15, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Jason Morris has been selected to be the new head coach of the Tusculum University Beach Volleyball program announced Doug Jones, vice president for of athletics and university initiatives. Morris will continue to serve as the women’s indoor volleyball assistant coach, in addition to heading the beach program. 
  • Martin named to Academic All-America baseball first team
    June 10, 2020
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum University second baseman Daulton Martin has been named to the 2020 NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Baseball first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Alloway named to CoSIDA Academic All-America softball team
    June 10, 2020
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum University outfielder Anna Alloway has been named to the 2020 NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Softball third team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Tusculum Rewind Series continues in June
    June 05, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University Pioneer Rewind Series continues in June as the weekly on-line program will feature games from the past highlighting some of the most exciting moments and accomplishments by TU Athletics.
  • McMillen repeats as SAC Track & Field Scholar Athlete of the Year
    June 04, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University distance runner Nicole McMillen has been named the 2020 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Track & Field Scholar Athlete of the Year announced league officials on Thursday.
  • Boehner named assistant women's basketball coach
    June 02, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University has named Camden Boehner as assistant women's basketball coach, announced head coach Meagan Price.
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