2019-20 Tusculum Men's Volleyball News

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Men's Volleyball Visits West Virginia for Second Straight Weekend
    February 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team returns to West Virginia for the second consecutive weekend, meeting up with the Alderson Broaddus Battlers on Valentine’s Day. The Pioneers were also scheduled for a rematch at Lincoln Memorial on Tuesday, but the match has been postponed until April 10.
  • Pioneers Blanked by Patriots and Golden Eagles
    February 08, 2020
    CHARLESTON, W. Va. --- The Tusculum University men’s volleyball team were swept in a pair of matches on Saturday afternoon in West Virginia. The young Pioneers are now on a four-match skid after battling big-name opponents.
  • Men's Volleyball Continues Road Trip in West Virginia
    February 03, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team continues its long road swing by heading to West Virginia to face off with two Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) opponents in George Mason and Charleston (W. Va.).
  • Miselli Powers Pioneers in Loss to McKendree
    February 01, 2020
    LEBANON, Ill. --- The Tusculum men’s volleyball team dropped a three-set match to McKendree on Saturday night, despite the efforts of Matteo Miselli.
  • Pioneers Yield to Lindenwood
    January 31, 2020
    ST. CHARLES, Mo. --- The Tusculum men’s volleyball team suffered a three-set loss to Lindenwood on Friday night, but six Pioneers recorded a kill and eight had at least one dig.
  • Men's Volleyball Goes West for Weekend
    January 28, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team begins the month-long road trip by heading to the Midwest to face off with two Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) opponents in Lindenwood and McKendree.
  • Kampshoff, Wilson named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 27, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University right-side hitter Shaun Kampshoff and guard Sydney Wilson have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Pioneers Rocket Past Rams
    January 25, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum men's volleyball team downed the Rams of Bluefield College on Saturday afternoon in straight sets, with nearly every Pioneer player recording at least one kill.
  • Men's Volleyball Contends with Bluefield in Pioneer Arena on Saturday
    January 21, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team returns home after a two-match hiatus to battle with the Rams of Bluefield College on Saturday. This will be the Pioneers’ last home match until the end of February.
  • Pioneers Stumble Against the Crusaders
    January 18, 2020
    BELMONT, N.C. --- The Tusculum men’s volleyball team dropped its match at Belmont Abbey on Saturday afternoon in straight sets.
  • Pioneers Falter at North Greenville
    January 17, 2020
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- The Tusculum men’s volleyball team competed in an unfamiliar arena for the first time this season, matching up with the Crusaders of North Greenville University, and took a set off of the South Carolina team.
  • Men's Volleyball Falls to the Railsplitters
    January 14, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum men’s volleyball team face another in-state foe on Tuesday night. Lincoln Memorial came to town and downed the Pioneers in straight sets.
  • Miselli, Long named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    January 13, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University men’s volleyball outside hitter Matteo Miselli and basketball guard Mia Long have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. Long garners her second Zaxby’s Athlete of the Week honor this year.
  • Men's Volleyball Wraps Up Home-Stand, Travels for First Time
    January 13, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team will close out their four-match home stretch on Tuesday before heading to the Carolinas for a weekend series. Eddie Pennington’s squad will face North Greenville on Friday night and his alma mater, Belmont Abbey, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Men's Volleyball Wins Historic Match in Home Tri-Match
    January 11, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team split a pair of matches Saturday as part of a tri-match, including the program's first-ever win. The Black and Orange move to 1-2 on the young season.
  • 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.
  • Pioneers Show Promise in Program-Opening Match
    January 08, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- It has been 475 days since the addition of the Tusculum’s men’s volleyball program was announced and the Pioneers finally took to the court on Wednesday night. The team faced the King University Tornado in the program’s first-ever match, but the in-state foe squeaked out a narrow victory in straight sets over the Black and Orange.
  • Tusculum's First Men's Volleyball Team to Hit the Court This Week
    January 06, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The inaugural season for the Tusculum University men’s volleyball program starts with a four-match home stretch, beginning January 8.
  • Inaugural Tusculum Men's Volleyball Schedule Announced
    November 21, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University men's volleyball team will play 25 regular season matches, including seven contests against other members of the Independent Volleyball Association (IVA), with the release of TU’s inaugural 2020 schedule. 
  • 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.