BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – It’s déjà vu for Purity Sanga and the Tennessee Tech cross country/track and field program.
The day before Tech took part in the Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championships back in October, the league named Sanga its Female Cross Country Runner of the Year. Fast forward to mid-February and the eve of the OVC Indoor Track and Field Championships, and the conference office has made the same selection, recognizing Sanga as its Female Indoor Track Athlete of the Year Tuesday morning.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Due to forecasted inclement weather, the scheduled baseball game between Tennessee Tech and No. 14 Clemson on Wednesday at 3 p.m. CT, at Doug Kingsmore Stadium was postponed. The game has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 24 at 5 p.m. CT, at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on ACC Network Extra.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The time has finally come for the Tennessee Tech track and field team. The most important two days of the season are here.
After winning its first ever Ohio Valley Conference indoor championship last season, which included seven individual event winners, Tech has worn the bull’s-eye on its back through the six regular-season meets of the 2018-19 campaign.
Now, the time to once again prove league supremacy has arrived.
On Wednesday and Thursday, inside the state-of-the-art Birmingham CrossPlex, head coach Wayne Angel’s Golden Eagles have the opportunity to become the OVC’s first repeat indoor champions since 2012.
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Strong showings from the bottom of the Tennessee Tech tennis team’s lineup were ultimately not enough Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles were downed 4-2 by DePaul to put a lid on their weekend-stay in Boca Raton, Fla.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Tennessee Tech men's golf team wrapped up play at The Invitational at Savannah Harbor Sunday morning, concluding play in 13th place among 18 competitors at The Club at Savannah Harbor.
BOCA RATON, Fla. – The Tennessee Tech tennis team split its first two matches as part of a weekend-trip down in Boca Raton, Fla., first claiming a 4-3 victory over Stetson, before falling 4-1 to the host Florida Atlantic in a match that resumed Sunday morning after darkness suspended the tilt Saturday.
Due to inclement weather, the final day of the Chattanooga Challenge has been cancelled, including Tech's 9 a.m. game against Dayton. The Golden Eagles will return to action next weekend at the Furman Invitational.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Despite a solid first quarter, Tennessee Tech women’s basketball was unable to keep up with Belmont’s red-hot offense Saturday night, as the Golden Eagles took their fourth Ohio Valley Conference loss, and fell inside the Eblen Center for the second time this year.
With the loss, Tech (18-7, 10-4 OVC) settles for a split in its two matchups with Belmont (20-5, 13-1 OVC) this season, and moves into a three-way tie for second place with Morehead State and UT Martin.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Timely hitting and great relief pitching were the tools of the trade for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Saturday, as the Golden Eagles completed both a doubleheader and series sweep of Western Illinois with a pair of victories.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf showed an ability to quickly improve in its first action of the 2019 spring season, shaving 10 strokes from round one to round two of The Invitational at Savannah Harbor.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – It was a fight to the finish in both games on Saturday, but the Tennessee Tech softball team fell in two heartbreakers, dropping a 7-4 contest to Toledo, then a 6-5 eight-inning effort against Indiana State in the second day of the Chattanooga Challenge.
Tech (3-5) is slated to take on Dayton at 9 a.m. Sunday to close out its games in the tournament, weather permitting.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball couldn’t match the sizzling-hot shooting stroke of visiting Belmont Saturday night, falling to the Bruins in Ohio Valley Conference play by a final score of 93-65.
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Tennessee Tech men’s and women’s cross country teams have garnered All-Academic honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2018 season.
With this set of awards, the Tech women’s team has now been recognized three times in program history, while the men’s team has met the criteria in two different seasons.
Teams must record a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better to be eligible.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Justin Holmes era started off on a high note for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as the Golden Eagles opened the 2019 season, the first under Tech’s newest head coach, with a 3-2 victory over Western Illinois.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's golf team kicks off its spring slate Saturday, Feb. 16, making a trip south for The Invitational at Savannah Harbor. The two-day event, hosted by William & Mary, will feature 54 holes at The Club at Savannah Harbor from Saturday through Sunday.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team continues its four-game home stand Saturday evening, playing host to Ohio Valley Conference and in-state rival Belmont in a 7:30 p.m. CT affair in the Hooper Eblen Center.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech found a way to win one in a dramatic comeback fashion in the first day of the Chattanooga Challenge as the Golden Eagles trailed early to Kennesaw State, tied the game to force extra innings, then won in the eighth inning for a 6-5 victory.
However, in the day’s second game, host Chattanooga opened the offensive flood gates to take a run-ruled 10-2 victory in five innings.
The Golden Eagles (3-3) continue the tournament on Saturday, taking on Toledo at 12:30 p.m. Central, followed by a 3 p.m. matchup against Indiana State.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For Mark and Mindy Odom, basketball is a way of life. So is supporting Tennessee Tech Athletics.
Visible figures at so many Tech athletic events, the Odoms have devoted so much time, energy and resources to help the Golden Eagles soar to newer heights.
And it comes as no surprise they were selected as the recipients of the 2019 Tennessee Tech Athletics Outstanding Alumni Award, because their efforts have gone a long, long way.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It’s been almost exactly four years since an Ohio Valley Conference team had an opportunity to record a regular-season sweep of Belmont women’s basketball, but on Saturday night in the Hooper Eblen Center, Tennessee Tech will get its chance when the Golden Eagles and Bruins tip it up at 5:30 p.m.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech football team will see three evening games and three daytime games in the confines of Tucker Stadium in the 2019 season as the program announced its start times Sunday.
Tech opens the 2019 home slate on August 31 with a visit from former Ohio Valley Conference foe Samford for a 6 p.m. game. The Golden Eagles are 10-12 all-time against the Bulldogs, with Tech falling 59-52 at home against Samford in their last meeting on Oct. 27, 2007.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Good teams have to be able to win games in different ways, and on Thursday night, Tennessee Tech women’s basketball showed that capability, using tough defense, poise under pressure, and plenty of grit to come away with a 62-59 victory over Jacksonville State in the Eblen Center.
“Not the prettiest – definitely not the best that we’ve played all year, but a really big win,” said head coach Kim Rosamond. “To look and see 18 overall wins and 10 conference wins is really, really big.”
Tech improves to 18-6 on the year, and 10-3 in the Ohio Valley Conference, which gives Rosamond’s club sole possession of second place by way of Morehead State’s loss to Austin Peay.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a frigid first half on offense Thursday evening, falling at home to visiting Jacksonville State by a final score of 67-57.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The reigning NCAA Oxford Regional champion Tennessee Tech baseball team officially kicks off the 2019 slate Friday afternoon, playing host to Western Illinois in a three-game series beginning with a 1:00 p.m. CT tilt at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex. Originally slated for a 6:00 p.m. start, game time was moved up due to impending inclement weather.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – For the second time this season, Lisa Wickham has been recognized as the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Female Track Athlete of the Week, as she continued her outstanding indoor season at last week’s Samford Bulldog Open.
Wickham’s honor marks the fifth week in a row – Tech’s entire indoor campaign – that a Golden Eagle has won or shared an Athlete of the Week honor from the conference.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – After a good start to the 2019 season with a weekend split at the Southern Miss Black and Gold Invitational, the Tennessee Tech softball team hits the road this weekend in a short jaunt to Chattanooga for the three-day Chattanooga Challenge.
Tech (2-2) will take on Kennesaw State and host Chattanooga on the first day at Frost Stadium. On Saturday, the Golden Eagles will take on Toledo and Indiana State, then close out the tournament on Sunday with Dayton.
The forecast for Chattanooga has highs of 60-65 degrees, but light rain is expected in the evening on Friday with the potential for thunderstorms on Sunday.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team regained its early-season moxie in Saturday’s thrilling road win over Ohio Valley Conference power UT Martin, and will now welcome four consecutive league opponents to the Eblen Center over the next two weeks, starting with Jacksonville State on Thursday night at 5:30 p.m.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team returns to the comfort of the Hooper Eblen Center for a four-game home stand, kicking things off with a Thursday tilt against Jacksonville State. Tip is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT and will follow the Tech women’s contest which begins at 5:30 p.m.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With HERO Sports announcing its Football Championship Subdivision rankings on signing classes and signees, there are also a few other members of the Tennessee Tech 2019 football signing class that has also garnered some recognition of their own.
Kail Dava and Taylor Burns, Tech’s Canadian signees are both among the top 20 of Canadian Football Chat’s CFC100 rankings with Dava taking the No. 12 spot and Burns at No. 16.