2019-20 Tusculum Women's Lacrosse News

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Pioneers face challenge from top-ranked Queens this Saturday
    March 10, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- After a busy start to the 2020 season, the Tusculum University women's lacrosse team takes the field just once this week as the Pioneers travel to Charlotte on Saturday to face conference and national power Queens University.
  • Three goals in final 90 seconds completes Pioneers' 12-11 comeback win at Newberry
    March 07, 2020
    NEWBERRY, S.C. --- Juliette Cusano scored the winning goal with 14 seconds left as Tusculum University rallied with three goals in the final 90 seconds to beat Newberry College 12-11 in South Atlantic Conference women's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Setzler Field.
  • Late goals push Lee to 14-9 win over Pioneers
    March 04, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Lee University defeated Tusculum University 14-9 in non-conference women's lacrosse action Wednesday afternoon at Pioneer Field.
  • Pioneers host Lee, visit Newberry for SAC opener this week
    March 02, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's lacrosse team will open its South Atlantic Conference schedule on Saturday, March 7 with a visit to Newberry College for a 3 p.m. match against the Wolves.
  • Belmont Abbey uses late run to defeat Pioneers 17-11
    February 26, 2020
    GATLINBURG, Tenn. --- Belmont Abbey College scored eight of the final nine goals in the second half to erase a deficit and defeat Tusculum University 17-11 in non-conference women's lacrosse action Wednesday afternoon at Rocky Top Sports World.
  • Pioneers face Belmont Abbey looking for third straight win
    February 25, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Coming off a pair of back-to-back home wins, the Tusculum University women's lacrosse team will face Belmont Abbey College in its only match of the week on Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg.
  • Wednesday's match with Belmont Abbey moved to Gatlinburg
    February 25, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to field conditions, the Tusculum University women's lacrosse home game against Belmont Abbey College on Wednesday, Feb. 26 has been moved from Pioneer Field to the turf at Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg, starting at 3 p.m.
  • Cusano honored as SAC Offensive Player of the Week
    February 24, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University senior midfielder Juliette Cusano has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Offensive Player of the Week in women's lacrosse for the week ending Feb. 23, the SAC office announced Monday.
  • Cusano scores winning goal in 16-15 victory over Young Harris
    February 23, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Juliette Cusano scored the winning goal with 1:25 left as Tusculum University defeated Young Harris College 16-15 in non-conference women's lacrosse action Sunday at Pioneer Field.
  • 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 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.
  • Pioneers roar to 20-6 victory over 10th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan
    February 17, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Juliette Cusano scored five of her six goals in the first half, including three straight during an 8-0 run, as Tusculum University routed Tennessee Wesleyan University 20-6 in non-conference women's lacrosse action Monday afternoon at Pioneer Field.
  • Saturday match with Tennessee Wesleyan moved to Monday
    February 14, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Due to field conditions from recent rainfall, the Tusculum University women's lacrosse home match against Tennessee Wesleyan University that was scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 15 has been moved to Monday, Feb. 17.
  • Second rally falls just short as Pioneers drop 15-14 season opener at Cumberlands
    February 12, 2020
    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. --- Tusculum University nearly completed a second rally, but fell one goal shy as the University of the Cumberlands held on for a 15-14 victory in non-conference women's lacrosse action Wednesday night.
  • Pioneer women's lax opens season Wednesday at Cumberlands
    February 11, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's lacrosse team is eager to begin the 2020 season, which gets underway Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky.
  • Season opener moved to Cumberlands next Wednesday
    February 06, 2020
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's lacrosse team will play its 2020 season opener on the road on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, starting at 7 p.m.
  • Pioneers picked ninth in SAC preseason poll, Cusano named preseason All-SAC
    January 21, 2020
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University has been picked to finish ninth in the South Atlantic Conference Women's Lacrosse preseason coaches poll, announced Tuesday by the SAC office. Senior midfielder Juliette Cusano was selected preseason second-team All-SAC in voting by the conference's media relations offices.
  • 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 unveil 2020 women's lacrosse schedule
    December 17, 2019
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's lacrosse team will play a program-record 11 home matches as part of its schedule of 17 contests during the 2020 season, head coach Joelle Prata has announced.
  • 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.