2019-20 Tusculum Men's Lacrosse News

  • School-record 397 named to Athletic Director's Spring Honor Roll
    May 22, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A school-record 397 student-athletes have been named to the 2020 Tusculum University Athletic Director’s Spring Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, vice president of athletics and university initiatives.
  • Tusculum student-athletes honored at virtual awards show
    May 15, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Dee Alford and Nicole McMillen were named the 2019-2020 Tusculum University Athletes of the Year during the athletic department’s virtual awards show Friday night. The event, which is held annually at the department’s end of the year athletic banquet, was done virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • A message to student-athletes from VP of Athletics Doug Jones
    March 16, 2020
    A message to student-athletes from VP of Athletics Doug Jones
  • Macdonald, Keim named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    March 16, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University attacker Liam Macdonald and golfer Jennifer Keim have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Tusculum, SAC statement pertaining to cancellation of all athletic events for remainder of spring season
    March 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University and the South Atlantic Conference continue to assess the impact of COVID-19 in consultation with public health and medical professionals, as such the SAC Presidents Council has made the decision to cancel all spring athletics competition and practice for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. This includes all SAC spring sports championships.
  • Macdonald sets career point record as Pioneers rout Quincy, 24-1
    March 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Liam Macdonald became Tusculum University's all-time leading scorer after finishing with two goals and five assists, and Kale Lawrence scored five goals as the Pioneers routed Quincy University 24-1 in non-conference men's lacrosse action Tuesday afternoon at a rainy Pioneer Field.
  • Home match with Quincy, trip to #13 Queens on Pioneer schedule
    March 09, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Coming off consecutive one-goal matches, the Tusculum University men's lacrosse team will take to the field this week for a pair of matches, at home against Quincy on Tuesday, March 10 and at 13th-ranked Queens on Saturday, March 14.
  • Pioneers escape with 11-10 win at Newberry in SAC opener
    March 07, 2020
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Luke Doehring scored the go-ahead goal with 3:34 left in the fourth quarter as Tusculum University recovered after losing a five-goal lead to defeat Newberry College 11-10 Saturday night in South Atlantic Conference men's lacrosse action at Setzler Field.
  • Pioneers head to Newberry for SAC opener Saturday night
    March 04, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's lacrosse team opens its South Atlantic Conference schedule on the road against Newberry College on Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in Newberry, South Carolina.
  • UAH rallies in second half, beats Pioneers 9-8 in overtime
    February 29, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Josh Campbell scored 2:54 into overtime and the University of Alabama Huntsville defense held Tusculum University to one goal in the final 40 minutes of regulation as the Chargers defeated the Pioneers 9-8 in overtime in non-conference men's lacrosse action Saturday at Pioneer Field.
  • Final tuneup before SAC opener awaits Pioneers this Saturday
    February 25, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's lacrosse team will host the University of Alabama Huntsville on Saturday at noon at Pioneer Field in its final tuneup before the start of the Pioneers' South Atlantic Conference schedule.
  • Lawrence scores six during 10-goal second quarter in 19-5 win over Lees-McRae
    February 23, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Kale Lawrence scored six goals in a 10-minute span of the second quarter, including three of Tusculum University's seven man-up goals in the match, as the Pioneers beat Lees-McRae 19-5 in non-conference men's lacrosse action Sunday at Pioneer Field.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pioneers to visit top-ranked Limestone, host Maryville in four-day span
    February 12, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Following a 14-8 victory at Barton in the season opener on Saturday, the Tusculum University men's lacrosse team will gear up for two matches in a span of four days. The Pioneers will travel to number-one ranked Limestone on Friday at 7 p.m., then host Maryville (Missouri) on Monday at 1 p.m. in the home opener at Pioneer Field.
  • Hems selected to USILA Team of the Week
    February 12, 2020
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. --- Tusculum University senior midfielder AJ Hems has been selected to the D2 Team of the Week, as chosen by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association.
  • Hems, McMillen named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    February 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University lacrosse midfielder AJ Hems and distance runner Nicole McMillen have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Hems scores five, Pioneers beat Barton 14-8 in season opener
    February 08, 2020
    WILSON, N.C. --- AJ Hems scored a career-best five goals to lead Tusculum University to a 14-8 victory over Barton College in non-conference men's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon.
  • Pioneers open 2020 season Saturday at Barton
    February 05, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- After an up-and-down regular season left the Tusculum University men's lacrosse team sitting with a .500 record in 2019, the Pioneers will look to lessons learned by a veteran squad as the 2020 season opens on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Barton.
  • Pioneers chosen sixth in SAC preseason poll, three earn All-Conference honors
    January 21, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum University men's lacrosse team has been picked to finish sixth in the South Atlantic Conference preseason coaches poll, the SAC office announced Tuesday. Three Pioneers were selected second-team preseason All-Conference -- senior attack Liam Macdonald, senior defender Quinn McKitrick and senior long-stick midfielder Joel Edgar.
  • School-record 352 named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    January 09, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A school record 352 student-athletes have been named to the 2019 Tusculum University Athletic Director’s Fall Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, vice president of athletics and university initiatives.
  • Tusculum releases 2020 men's lacrosse schedule
    December 19, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's lacrosse team will embark on a 15-game regular season starting Saturday, Feb. 8 at Barton, head coach Richard Carrington has announced.
  • Keegan Bell chosen in fifth round of NLL Draft
    September 18, 2019
    VANCOUVER, B.C. --- Tusculum University graduate Keegan Bell was selected by the Vancouver Warriors in the fifth round of the 2019 National Lacrosse League entry player draft late Tuesday night.
  • 81 Pioneers earn D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
    August 26, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio --- Tusculum University had 81 student-athletes named recipients of the 2018-2019 Division 2 Athletics Director Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award.