October 31, 2015
Purple Team forces Game 4, complete rally to take Game 3, 5-4
There was no shortage of excitement in Game 3 of the Purple & Gold Series Friday afternoon, as the Purple Team, on the brink of elimination, mounted a crucial comeback to keep the series alive and force a Game 4 Tuesday afternoon.
May 22, 2015
2015 season comes to end as Golden Ealges fall to Southeast Missouri
JACKSON, Tenn. – It was a tough day at the Ballpark at Jackson for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Friday afternoon, as the No. 1 seeded Southeast Missouri Redhawks ended the 2015 season for the No. 4 Golden Eagles with a 14-1 victory on the third day of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
May 21, 2015
Morehead State walks off with 4-3 win over Golden Eagles in extras
JACKSON, Tenn. – Playing up to the purest definition of playoff baseball, it was the Morehead State Eagles that came out on top in Thursday afternoon’s Ohio Valley Conference Tournament contest, downing the Tennessee Tech baseball team in a thrilling extra-innings affair, 4-3.
May 20, 2015
Seniors step up as Golden Eagles down Gamecocks in OVC Tournament opener
JACKSON, Tenn. – Just when it was needed most, three senior members of the Tennessee Tech baseball team stepped up and led their squad to victory Wednesday evening, as the No. 4 seeded Golden Eagles (26-27) took down the No. 5 seeded Jacksonville State Gamecocks (29-26) in the opening contest of the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, 5-3.
May 19, 2015
Five Golden Eagles take home postseason honors at annual OVC banquet
JACKSON, Tenn. – With under 24 hours remaining until the beginning of the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, the league unveiled its annual postseason awards Tuesday evening. Five members of the Tennessee Tech baseball team took home recognition for their individual performances on the field during the regular season.
May 15, 2015
Colonels down Golden Eagles, 12-10, to capture series
RICHMOND, Ky. – A back-and-forth barn burner between the Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky baseball teams landed in favor of the home squad Friday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles (24-27, 15-14) fell to the Colonels (21-28, 12-16) in game two of their Ohio Valley Conference series, 12-10.
May 14, 2015
Golden Eagles drop heartbreaker, Colonels walk off with 5-4 victory
RICHMOND, Ky. – A hard-fought battle ended in heart break for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Thursday evening, as the Golden Eagles (24-26, 15-13) fell in the first of a three-game series against Ohio Valley Conference foe Eastern Kentucky (20-28, 11-16), 5-4, on a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 12th inning.
May 13, 2015
Golden Eagles to wrap up 2015 regular season at Eastern Kentucky
Just three more games remain for the Tennessee Tech baseball team in the 2015 regular season, as the Golden Eagles (24-25, 15-12) head north for their final Ohio Valley Conference series of the season, facing off against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (19-28, 10-16).
May 8, 2015
Golden Eagles outduel Bruins 4-3 to take game one of three-game series
For the 11th time this season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team used its never-give-up attitude to rally from a deficit in the fifth inning or later, jumping back to take down in-state and Ohio Valley Conference rival Belmont, 4-3, in the series-opening contest Friday evening.
May 8, 2015
25 years ago: Caroland makes history playing all nine positions in one game
It was 25 years ago this season that Tennessee Tech's versatile Kevin Caroland lined up at all nine positions in one game for Golden Eagle coach David Mays. Dylan Vazzano takes us back to that historic day and put Caroland in an elite group of collegiate and pro players who have managed that feat.
May 3, 2015
Allen's bat, Scoggins' arm propel Golden Eagles past Redhawks, 11-10
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – For the second straight day, the Tennessee Tech baseball team used both timely hitting and an incredible performance from the bullpen to mount a comeback and rally from a four-run deficit, downing Southeast Missouri Sunday afternoon, 11-10.
May 2, 2015
Dominant relief effort, clutch home runs lead Golden Eagles past SEMO, 11-5
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Less than 24 hours after being held to six hits by Ohio Valley Conference rival Southeast Missouri, the Tennessee Tech baseball team flipped the book on the home team as the Golden Eagles (21-23, 12-11) nearly tripled their output with the bats (and received an incredible relief performance from freshman Travis Moths) in an 11-5 victory over the Redhawks (30-16, 20-6) in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
May 1, 2015
Golden Eagles downed by strong outing on hill by Southeast Missouri
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – An outstanding pitching performance was more than enough to gather a victory Friday evening, but unfortunately for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, the strong outing on the hill came from Southeast Missouri hurler Joey Lucchesi, leading the Redhawks (30-15, 20-5) over the Golden Eagles (20-23, 11-11), 9-1.
April 26, 2015
Golden Eagles fall in series finale to No.5 Arizona State
PHOENIX, Ariz. – All that went right for the Tennessee Tech baseball team in Saturday night’s upset victory over No. 5 Arizona State didn’t for the Golden Eagles Sunday afternoon, as the Sun Devils took the three-game series with a 16-4 win at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.
April 25, 2015
Golden Eagles cap ninth-inning rally to down No. 5 Arizona State, 7-4
PHOENIX, Ariz. – For the eighth time this season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team rallied for victory after trailing in the fifth inning or later. But Saturday night’s comeback was something special and definitely one for the ages, as the Golden Eagles (20-20) scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the No. 5 ranked Arizona State Sun Devils (27-12) in their home stadium, 7-4.
April 22, 2015
Golden Eagles capture ninth win in 11 games, down Alabama A&M in extras
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team kept its winning ways rolling Wednesday afternoon, rallying from an early deficit to down Alabama A&M in extras, 2-1. The Golden Eagles (19-19) moved to .500 on the year with the non-conference victory while the Bulldogs (22-23) dropped below the even threshold.
April 17, 2015
Golden Eagle defense paves way to huge 11-4 victory over Murray State
The defense was out in full force for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Friday evening, as the Golden Eagles (16-19, 9-10) used several highlight-reel plays (not to mention a huge, offensive explosion in the seventh inning) to down Ohio Valley Conference rival Murray State (14-25, 9-7), 11-4, in the first of a three-game set.
April 16, 2015
Golden Eagles ready to host OVC rival Murray State in three-game series
It's back to Quillen Field at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as the Golden Eagles return from a five-game road stretch (four if discount Wednesday's cancellation at Western Carolina) to host Ohio Valley Conference foe, Murray State, in a three-game set.
April 12, 2015
Golden Eagles close out OVC series at Jax State with 9-4 victory Sunday
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – After two straight, wire-to-wire contests, it seemed as if the Tennessee Tech baseball team decided enough was enough Sunday afternoon, exploding for five, first-inning runs on its way to a decisive, 9-4 victory to clinch the Ohio Valley Conference series over Jacksonville State.
April 11, 2015
Jax State deals Tech heart-breaking, 13-inning loss to even OVC series
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – As if Friday’s Ohio Valley Conference series opener wasn’t intense enough, a game that featured nine lead changes and nine pitching changes, Saturday’s affair between the Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State baseball teams took it to a whole new level, as the Gamecocks (18-14, 7-7) outlasted the Golden Eagles (14-19, 7-10) in 13 innings for an 8-7 victory.
April 3, 2015
Golden Eagles overcome four hours of weather delays to down EIU, 11-5
It may have taken over six hours to complete, but there was just no stopping the Tennessee Tech baseball team from walking away with a victory Friday afternoon as the Golden Eagles (12-17, 6-8) took down Ohio Valley Conference rival Eastern Illinois (0-23, 0-11) in an 11-5 decision at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
April 2, 2015
Golden Eagles use timely hitting, clutch pitching to down Panthers in 9-7 victory
Timely hitting and clutch pitching down the stretch propelled the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a close, 9-7 victory over Ohio Valley Conference foe Eastern Illinois (0-22, 0-10) Thursday evening, as the Golden Eagles (11-17, 5-8) snapped an eight-game skid behind an overall team effort from top to bottom.
March 28, 2015
Ninth-inning rally by Golden Eagles falls just short, Austin Peay defeats Tech 9-8
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The opportunity was just within reach, but a late, ninth-inning rally by the Tennessee Tech baseball team fell just short Saturday afternoon as the Governors of Austin Peay (13-10, 7-4) held on late to take the second game of the Ohio Valley Conference series over the Golden Eagles (10-15, 4-7), 9-8.
March 27, 2015
Big first inning propels Austin Peay past Golden Eagles in series opener
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A big first inning by the Governor bats proved to be too much for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to overcome Friday evening, as Austin Peay (12-10, 6-4) defeated the Golden Eagles (10-14, 4-6) in the teams’ Ohio Valley Conference series opener, 9-3.
March 25, 2015
Alabama A&M hands Golden Eagles tough, 9-5 loss at Bush Stadium
It was a tough one for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Wednesday evening, as the Golden Eagles (10-13) fell at Bush Stadium at the hands of Alabama A&M (16-10). The Bulldogs used two big early innings to grab a 9-5 victory over the hosts.
March 22, 2015
Cougars rally to down Golden Eagles, 7-3, in Sunday afternoon game
An early 3-0 lead just wasn’t enough for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Sunday afternoon, as the visiting SIUE Cougars (8-10, 8-1) rallied to defeat the Golden Eagles (10-11, 4-5) 7-3 and win the Ohio Valley Conference series fought between the two league foes.
March 20, 2015
Pankratz slam, Chism gem leads Golden Eagles to 12-3 victory over SIUE
A moment unmatched by any other sport, the two-out, bases-loaded with a full count scenario happens once or twice in season if you’re lucky. The pressures faced by the pitcher and batter are so intense, that there is just no real way to describe the tension, save the old adage with pins dropping.
March 18, 2015
NCBWA names Chism National Pitcher of the Week
Yet another honor found its way into the headlines donning Tennessee Tech senior hurler Chris Chism’s name Wednesday morning, as the Golden Eagle right-hander took home NCBWA National Pitcher of the Week honors after his dominating performance at UT Martin Saturday night.
March 17, 2015
No. 4 Vanderbilt jumps to early lead, downs Golden Eagles, 9-1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Playing its fourth game in as many days, the Tennessee Tech baseball team couldn’t overcome a strong first inning by defending national champion and No. 4 ranked Vanderbilt Tuesday evening, as the Commodores (17-4) defeated the Golden Eagles (9-9) in Nashville, 9-1.
March 17, 2015
Ohio Valley Conference honors Chism as adidas® OVC Pitcher of the Week
As if there were any doubt, Tennessee Tech senior hurler Chris Chism took home adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week honors Tuesday morning, riding the success of his dominant pitching performance at UT Martin Saturday evening to yet another weekly accolade.
March 17, 2015
Chism earns NCAA National Player of Week nod, honored by d1baseball.com as well
More national recognition just keeps pouring in for Tennessee Tech’s Chris Chism, as the senior hurler earned NCAA National Player of the Week honors and was recognized by d1baseball.com as a National Top Performer from Saturday’s slate of contests after one of the most dominating pitching performances in program history.
March 16, 2015
Golden Eagles to take on defending national champion Vanderbilt Tuesday evening
After wrapping up its three-game Ohio Valley Conference series at UT Martin Monday afternoon, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will get right back at it Tuesday evening as the Golden Eagles will travel to Nashville for a match-up with the defending national champion and fourth-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores.
March 15, 2015
Late rally falls short, Skyhawks down Tech in Martin, 7-5
MARTIN, Tenn. – A big fifth inning looked like enough for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to capture its second straight victory against Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin Sunday afternoon, but the Skyhawks (3-11, 2-3) captured their own strong frame to down the Golden Eagles (8-8, 2-3), 7-5.
March 14, 2015
Chism's 17 strikeouts, one-hit shutout lead Tech to 2-0, series-opening victory in Martin
MARTIN, Tenn. – Just when the Tennessee Tech baseball team needed it most, senior Chris Chism delivered one of the most dominating pitching performances of not only his career, but in program history. The right-hander led the Golden Eagles to a 2-0 victory over Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin Saturday evening, fanning 17 batters in a one-hit shutout.
March 8, 2015
Morehead State rallies in the eighth, downs Tech, 6-5
A late three-run home run by Jimmy Wright left a sour taste in the mouth of the Tennessee Tech baseball team Sunday afternoon, as the Morehead State Eagles rallied in the eighth inning to defeat the Golden Eagles in their Ohio Valley Conference match-up, 6-5.
February 13, 2015
Longwood hands Golden Eagles 8-2 loss in season-opener
A somewhat dazzling performance from the Big South Preseason Pitcher of the Year played spoiler to the Tennessee Tech baseball team Friday night, as the Longwood Lancers defeated the Golden Eagles on opening day, 8-2.
February 10, 2015
Bosheers, Chambers honored with preseason awards from Perfect Game
Synonymous with the game of baseball, Perfect Game released its Ohio Valley Conference preview Tuesday morning, and with little surprise, a certain Tennessee Tech shortstop found his image at the top of the screen, earning yet another preseason honor.
January 27, 2015
Thirty home games, classic in-state match-ups highlight 2015 Tech baseball schedule
Just one season after becoming the first-ever Ohio Valley Conference team to earn a preseason top-40 ranking from Collegiate Baseball newspaper, the Tennessee Tech baseball team, which received votes in this year's preseason poll, will tackle yet another challenging slate of opponents and look to post its third straight 40-win campaign in 2015.
December 8, 2014
Tech baseball program announces signing of class of 2015
On the heels of back-to-back 40-win seasons, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to keep that winning tradition rolling with the addition of eight newcomers as head coach Matt Bragga announced the signing of the class of 2015.
November 11, 2014
Golden Eagle baseball coaches offer thanks after successful alumni event
Getting back to your roots is often the best way to connect with oneself as well as those what came before, and the Tennessee Tech baseball team continued to apply that principle last weekend as the Golden Eagles hosted their annual alumni event on Saturday with resounding success.
November 7, 2014
GOING DEEP: Bragga receives contract extension through 2017 season
With the recent fortunes of the Tennessee Tech baseball team serving as catalyst, success both on the field and in the classroom, Golden Eagle head coach Matt Bragga has received a contract extension that will keep him serving as the team’s skipper through the 2017 season.
November 3, 2014
Golden Eagle baseball team to host alumni event Saturday, Nov. 8
The Tennessee Tech baseball team is once again joining this year's Homecoming festivities, hosting its annual alumni event on Saturday, Nov. 8 beginning at 10 a.m. CDT at Quillen Field at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
September 26, 2014
Tech baseball team shows off during seventh annual Pro Scout Day
For the seventh consecutive season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team played host to scouts from the highest level of professional baseball as the Golden Eagles hosted their annual Pro Scout Day at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex Thursday afternoon.
September 25, 2014
TTU Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014 to include five inductees
Five former student-athletes who stamped their marks on five different Golden Eagle programs will be enshrined into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame in November as the school honors its athletic legacy with the 40th annual induction ceremony.
August 12, 2014
Holmes, Weldon join Golden Eagle baseball staff as assistant coaches
New faces arrived at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex at Bush Stadium recently, and we're not talking about the 2014 signing class. Tennessee Tech head baseball coach Matt Bragga announced the newest additions to his staff, welcoming Justin Holmes and Derek Weldon as assistant coaches of the Golden Eagle squad.
July 28, 2014
Boys of Summer: The 2014 look at former Golden Eagles in the minor leagues
After setting a program record with five players taken in the 2014 MLB First-Year player draft, the Tennessee Tech baseball team now proudly boasts 12 players currently in the minor leagues associated with MLB parent teams and another five former Golden Eagles on independent league teams.
July 22, 2014
2014 Tech baseball team claims three national statistical crowns, Thomasson wins two
As if further proof was needed that the Tennessee Tech baseball team posted arguably the best offense in the nation during the 2014 season, the NCAA recently released its final statistical champions for the year with the Golden Eagles claiming three crowns as a team and an individual crown behind the bat of senior Brandon Thomasson.
June 19, 2014
Golden Eagles collect three on Rawlings/ABCA All-American Teams
Just in case they didn't get the point across during the season, three members of the Tennessee Tech baseball team grabbed more proof that they were simply among the best in the nation in 2014, as Dylan Bosheers, Daniel Miles, and Brandon Thomasson all collected All-American status from the American Baseball Coaches Association.
June 11, 2014
NCBWA tabs three to All-America teams
There's always time to go back and recognize those players that make a team special and put together seasons that are just on a completely different level. The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association took its turn in honoring three members of the Tennessee Tech baseball team Wednesday as it released its All-America teams.
June 6, 2014
Three Golden Eagles taken in first nine rounds of MLB First-Year Player Draft
After helping the Tennessee Tech baseball team to the program’s first ever back-to-back 40 win seasons, a regular season championship in 2013, and numerous individual awards and honors, three members of the Golden Eagle squad capped off their brilliant careers by hearing their names called on the second day of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
May 26, 2014
College Sports Madness tabs Bosheers, Miles All-Americans
With one of the greatest single seasons in the history of the Tennessee Tech baseball team under wraps, many may think that the story ends there, with the conclusion of games. But nothing could be further from the truth.
May 25, 2014
Jax State caps historical run, downs Tech, 4-2, in OVC Tournament title game
JACKSON, Tenn. – A storybook ending highlighted the finale of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship, but unfortunately for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, that “Cinderella Story” belonged to Jacksonville State as the Gamecocks won their record sixth straight elimination game, defeating the Golden Eagles, 4-2, to capture the 2014 OVC Tournament Title.
May 24, 2014
Gamecocks down Golden Eagles, 10-7, to force rematch for OVC title Sunday
JACKSON, Tenn. – Despite a dramatic, fifth-inning comeback behind one of the most impressive displays of resiliency by the Tennessee Tech baseball team to date, Jacksonville State managed to keep itself alive in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament one more time as the Gamecocks defeated the Golden Eagles, 10-7, Saturday afternoon.
May 24, 2014
Bosheers among 16 named to most recent Brooks Wallace Award Watch List
Already being honored as one of the best players in the nation after being named a semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy, Tennessee Tech shortstop Dylan Bosheers found himself mentioned among the best at his position as he was recently named to the watch list for the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award.
May 23, 2014
Fraliex gem, clutch hitting and defense lead Tech to OVC Tournament title game
JACKSON, Tenn. – With his team leaning on his every pitch and a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship game hanging in the balance, Tennessee Tech freshman pitcher Evan Fraliex saved arguable his best performance of the season to lead the Golden Eagles (40-17) to an incredible 9-2 victory over the No. 1 seeded Southeast Missouri Redhawks (37-19).
May 22, 2014
Golden Eagles cruise in first game of OVC Tournament, down Eagles 14-2
JACKSON, Tenn. – A masterful performance from top to bottom left little doubt that the Tennessee Tech baseball team has entered the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on a mission, as the Golden Eagles (39-17) handled the Morehead State Eagles (29-27) with precision Friday afternoon in a 14-2 victory at The Ballpark at Jackson.
May 21, 2014
Golden Eagles set for OVC Tournament at The Ballpark at Jackson
For the second straight year, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will have to wait until Wednesday evening to find out just who its first opponent of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament will be, as the Golden Eagles head into postseason play with a first round by after clinching the No. 2 seed Sunday afternoon.
May 20, 2014
Eight Golden Eagles honored at OVC Baseball Awards Banquet
JACKSON, Tenn. – Less than a day from the beginning of the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, the league announced its post season awards Tuesday evening. And for the second straight year, eight members of the Tennessee Tech baseball team received recognition for their performances on the diamond during the regular season.
May 20, 2014
Getting to know Golden Eagle pitcher David Hess
Junior David Hess has played a key role in the Tennessee Tech baseball team's success during the past two seasons. This weekend, Hess and the Golden Eagles head to the OVC Tournament in Jackson, Tenn.
May 15, 2014
Golden Eagles set to wrap up regular season with three-game set at Belmont
Just three games remain between the Tennessee Tech baseball team and the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference tournament, and with a spot in the league's post season already clinched, the Golden Eagles will set their sites on securing a first round bye as they take on the Belmont Bruins beginning Thursday.
May 12, 2014
Thomasson tabbed Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week
Smack dab in the middle of one of the most impressive power surges in Tennessee Tech baseball history, senior Brandon Thomasson has been recognized for his work with the bat over the past weekend, earning Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week honors from Collegiate Baseball newspaper.
May 11, 2014
Golden Eagle bats deliver massive 21-10 Senior Day victory
Twenty-one runs. There was just no other way that seemed fitting enough for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to end its 2014 home season Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles tallied a season-high on the scoreboard on 20 hits to defeat Southeast Missouri, 21-10.
May 10, 2014
Southeast Missouri outlasts Golden Eagles in extra innings, 9-8
A back-and-forth contest that featured four lead changes, a two-hour rain delay, and three extra innings didn't go the way the Tennessee Tech baseball team hoped Saturday afternoon, as Southeast Missouri edged the Golden Eagles, 9-8, at Bush Stadium.
May 9, 2014
Redhawks hold off late Tech rally, defeat Golden Eagles 12-8
Friday evening featured it all. A pitcher's duel, two offensive explosions, a late rally, and a championship celebration. Unfortunately for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, that last item belonged to Southeast Missouri as the Redhawks defeated the Golden Eagles, 12-8, to clinch the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference regular season title.
May 7, 2014
Golden Eagles welcome Redhawks in OVC battle for first place
Arguably the most anticipated series match-up in the Ohio Valley Conference this season, first place Southeast Missouri will finally make the trip to Cookeville as the second place Tennessee Tech baseball team will host the Redhawks in a three-game set beginning Friday.
May 4, 2014
Rowland helps Tech roll to 15-2 win over Lipscomb on Legend's Day
On a day set aside to honor the members of the Tennessee Tech baseball team that forged the program’s history, the Golden Eagles (36-13) provided the best outcome to do just that. Tech defeated in-state foe Lipscomb (27-21), 15-2, after recognizing over 20 former players and coaches prior to the contest as part of Legend’s Day.
May 3, 2014
Lipscomb evens weekend series, downs Golden Eagles, 8-4, in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A quick attack out of the gate by Lipscomb left the Tennessee Tech baseball team attempting to play catch-up most of the evening Saturday, a game that would ultimately belong to the Bisons (27-20) as the Golden Eagles (35-13) fell in Nashville, 8-4.
April 26, 2014
Thomasson clubs three home runs, leads Tech to doubleheader split at Murray State
MURRAY, Ky. - The power bat of Brandon Thomasson was in full force Saturday as the Tennessee Tech baseball team (34-12, 16-8) split its Ohio Valley Conference road doubleheader at Murray State (18-23, 10-11), thanks in large part to the senior slugger. The split earned the Golden Eagles their seventh league series win of the season.
April 25, 2014
Hess, Taylor dominate on the mound as Tech defeats Murray State, 5-1
MURRAY, Ky. - One of the nation's top offenses wasn't needed Friday afternoon, as the Tennessee Tech baseball team (33-11, 15-7) used dominant pitching to take the first of a three-game, Ohio Valley Conference series from Murray State, defeating the Thoroughbreds (17-22, 9-10), 5-1.
April 22, 2014
Golden Eagles club seven home runs in tough road loss to No. 17 Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. – With a match-up featuring two of the nation’s most prolific offenses, runs were expected to fall as the Tennessee Tech baseball team (32-11) took on No. 17 Kentucky (27-14) Tuesday evening. No one could have predicted what transpired between the two squads, however.
April 21, 2014
Bosheers named adidas® OVC Co-Player of the Week for first time
One of the most consistent players on the Golden Eagles all year, junior Dylan Bosheers grabbed league recognition for his brilliant play, earning adidas® OVC Co-Player of the Week honors Monday afternoon, the first such honor of his career.
April 19, 2014
Golden Eagles complete three-game sweep of Gamecocks with 11-8 win
A huge first inning and continued hitting proved to be just the ticket for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles (32-10, 14-7) completed a three-game series sweep of Ohio Valley Conference rival Jacksonville State (21-17, 11-7) with an 11-8 victory.
April 18, 2014
Golden Eagles grab crucial series win with 15-4 victory over Gamecocks
An offensive explosion from the bats of the Tennessee Tech baseball team propelled the Golden Eagles (31-10, 13-7) to a huge series victory over Jacksonville State Friday evening, as the Tech squad used a barrage of scoring to down the Gamecocks (21-16, 11-6), 15-4.
April 17, 2014
Parris' career day lifts Golden Eagles over Gamecocks, 8-7
In a game that featured its fair share of drama, the Tennessee Tech baseball team (30-10, 12-7) prevailed in come-from-behind fashion Thursday evening, defeating Jacksonville State (21-15, 11-5) in Bush Stadium, 8-7.
April 15, 2014
Stephens breaks OVC home run, RBI records in 7-1 win over Alabama A&M
On what would have gone down as a normal night with the Tennessee Tech baseball team claiming a normal win, things were far from normal. The Golden Eagles did collect their 29th victory of the season, dispensing Alabama A&M, 7-1, for the second time this year.
April 14, 2014
Golden Eagles back at Bush Stadium for tilt with Alabama A&M
After a long trip back from Charleston, Ill., the Tennessee Tech baseball team (28-10) returns home for a non-conference tilt before jumping back into its Ohio Valley Conference schedule, hosting Alabama A&M (17-20) in a single game Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. at Bush Stadium.
April 13, 2014
Golden Eagles notch another series win, down Eastern Illinois, 8-3
CHARLESTON, Ill. - The first inning was all the Tennessee Tech baseball team needed to grab another Ohio Valley Conference series Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles (28-10, 11-7) scored four times in the frame on their way to an 8-3 victory over the Panthers (11-23, 5-10) of Eastern Illinois.
April 12, 2014
Late comeback bid falls short as EIU downs Tech, 6-4
CHARLESTON, Ill. - The Tennessee Tech baseball team (27-10, 10-7) fell short in its comeback bid at Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon, falling to the Panthers (11-23, 5-9), 6-4, despite racking up nine hits in the contest.
April 10, 2014
Miles named to USA Baseball midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list
It's been a heckuva season so far for Tennessee Tech third baseman Daniel Miles, who has led the nation in hits and runs scored while also sitting atop several Ohio Valley Conference statistical categories. And now the Pascagoula, Miss. native can add one more exemplary accomplishment to his already stunning resume as Miles was named to the USA Baseball midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list.
April 8, 2014
No. 21 Tennessee hands Golden Eagles home loss in rainy affair
The Tennessee Tech baseball team couldn't pull of the upset Tuesday evening as the No. 21 ranked Tennessee Volunteers (22-9) defeated the Golden Eagles (25-9), 10-1, in a contest that saw moderate rainfall early as well as the largest crowd of the season at Bush Stadium.
April 5, 2014
Golden Eagles fall victim to late rally as Governors win game two, 9-6
A hot start with the bats seemed destined to lead the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a series evening win over Austin Peay Saturday afternoon, but the Governors (12-19, 5-6) rallied late to hand the Golden Eagles (24-8, 8-6) their first Ohio Valley Conference series loss of the season.
March 30, 2014
Golden Eagles come from behind to take series from SIUE, win 10-6
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team (23-6, 8-4) took a big step towards a second Ohio Valley Conference championship Sunday afternoon, rallying for its fourth league series victory in a come-from-behind, 10-6 win against the Cougars (10-15, 8-4) of SIU Edwardsville.
March 29, 2014
Golden Eagles even SIUE series with 8-5 victory Saturday
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team got right back on track Saturday afternoon, using a big fourth inning and subsequent scoring to defeat the SIUE Cougars (10-14, 8-3), 8-5. The Golden Eagles (22-6, 7-4) evened up the series behind a strong showing on the offensive side of the ball as well as clutch pitching.
March 28, 2014
Golden Eagles fall at SIUE in 3-1 pitcher's duel
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - A strong effort on the mound from junior David Hess just wasn't enough Friday night, as the Tennessee Tech baseball team (21-6, 6-4) was dealt its sixth loss of the season at the hands (or in this case arm) of SIU Edwardsville's (10-13, 8-2) Ryan Daniels.
March 27, 2014
CollegeBaseballInsider.com names Chism Central Region Pitcher of the Week
Just a few days before he gets ready for another start for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, junior starter Chris Chism is still being recognized for his last performance on the mound, garnering CollegeBaseballInsider.com Louisville Slugger Central Region Pitcher of the Week honors Thursday afternoon.
March 27, 2014
Tech baseball ready for big OVC weekend series at SIU Edwardsville
A crucial Ohio Valley Conference series is next on the slate for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as the Golden Eagles (21-5, 6-3) travel north for a three-game set against the SIU Edwardsville Cougars (9-13, 7-2) in a match-up between the second and third place teams in the league.
March 25, 2014
Golden Eagles grab 20th victory in freezing conditions, beat Miami (OH) 4-1
Harsh weather conditions as well as the chance to pick up its 20th victory of the season was more motivation than was needed for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Tuesday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles swiftly took down the visiting Miami (OH) RedHawks, 4-1, in a game that last just over two hours.
March 24, 2014
Chism garners first career adidas® OVC Pitcher of the Week honors
A near no-hitter was more than enough for one of Tennessee Tech baseball’s own to gather adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week honors Monday afternoon, as junior Chris Chism took home his first award from the league since transferring from St. Petersburg College.
March 24, 2014
Golden Eagles to host two-game midweek set with Miami (OH)
It’s right back into the thick of things for the Tennessee Tech baseball team , as the Golden Eagles (19-5) return to some home field action as the host of the Miami (OH) RedHawks (10-10) Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.
March 23, 2014
Chism's gem propels Golden Eagles to third straight OVC series win
It wasn’t quite a no-hitter, but junior Chris Chism did more than enough to lead the Tennessee Tech baseball team to its 19th victory Sunday afternoon, tossing a complete-game shutout and allowing just one hit over nine innings to help the Golden Eagles blank UT Martin, 2-0.
March 19, 2014
Golden Eagles back in Bush Stadium for three-game set against UT Martin
For the first time since opening day, the Tennessee Tech baseball team enters a weekend series without a weekday game earlier in the week. The extra rest may prove to be a big boost for the Golden Eagles as they look to win their third straight Ohio Valley Conference series of the year.
March 15, 2014
Golden Eagles split doubleheader, claim OVC series from Morehead State
MOREHEAD, Ky. – Not even a heartbreaking, 10-inning loss in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader could break the spirit of the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as the Golden Eagles (17-4, 4-2) erupted for 10 runs in the first inning of the second contest to split the day with Morehead State (8-10, 2-4) and ultimately claim its second Ohio Valley Conference series of the year.
March 14, 2014
Golden Eagles dominate in 15-0 shutout at Morehead State
MOREHEAD, Ky. – It’s hard to pinpoint exactly which side of the Tennessee Tech baseball team enjoyed more success Friday afternoon, the bats or the pitching. Either way, the Golden Eagle squad performed at its best as a team, taking the first of a three-game series at Morehead State in a 15-0 romping.
March 11, 2014
Golden Eagles nab nine-run road win at UNC Asheville
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A consistent offensive attack was all the Tennessee Tech baseball team needed to grab its 14th win of the season Tuesday afternoon, hammering home 15 runs in a 15-6 victory at UNC Asheville.
March 11, 2014
Tennessee Tech baseball welcome Berea for midweek contest
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will look for win No. 15 on Wednesday when the Golden Eagles return from a single game trip to Asheville, N.C. to host Berea in a single midweek contest set for a 3 p.m. CT start.
March 10, 2014
Golden Eagles ready for weekday test at UNC Asheville
It's back to the road for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as the Golden Eagles will head east for a single midweek contest at UNC Asheville. Set for a 2 p.m. CT first pitch, the Golden Eagles will look to grab their 14th victory of the year.
March 7, 2014
Golden Eagles kick off OVC season with 11-1 victory over Eastern Kentucky
The true sign of an ace is the ability to make adjustments on the fly without missing a beat on the mound. Junior David Hess took on that role in a big way Friday afternoon, leading the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a dominating, 11-1 victory over Eastern Kentucky in the team's Ohio Valley Conference opener.
March 1, 2014
Tech baseball takes series against Northwestern with 12-2 victory
A complete game all around from both the offense and defense led the Tennessee Tech baseball team to victory Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles won their ninth consecutive game by defeating Northwestern, 12-2, at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
February 28, 2014
Golden Eagle bats lead to Game One win over Northwestern
A roller coaster ride of a game kicked things off between the Tennessee Tech and Northwestern baseball teams as the Golden Eagles took the first contest in a three game series Friday afternoon, defeating the Wildcats 11-7.
February 26, 2014
Golden Eagles look to keep hot streak going against Northwestern
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to keep its seven-game winning streak alive Friday afternoon as the Golden Eagles welcome the Northwestern Wildcats to Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex for three-game series.
February 25, 2014
Golden Eagles rally three times for walk-off win over Lipscomb
Nothing was going to stand in the way of the Tennessee Tech baseball team and its eighth win of the season Tuesday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles fought back more than once to land a 10-9, walk-off victory over in-state rival Lipscomb at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
February 25, 2014
NCAA names third baseman Miles National Player of the Week
And the hits just keep on coming. For once that phrase has a positive connotation as Tennessee Tech baseball's senior Daniel Miles collected his second honor of the week Tuesday morning, this time on the national level.
February 24, 2014
Golden Eagles to play host to in-state rival Lipscomb
It's time to keep the momentum moving forward for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as the Golden Eagles get their first taste of in-state action with a single contest against the Lipscomb Bisons Tuesday afternoon.
February 24, 2014
Senior Daniel Miles named adidas® OVC Player of the Week
At the forefront of an offensive onslaught this past week that led to a 5-0 record for the Tennessee Tech baseball and helped the Golden Eagles outscore their opponents 64-16, senior Daniel Miles has been named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Co-Player of the Week.
February 22, 2014
Bats come alive as Golden Eagles sweep doubleheader over NYIT
The bats came alive for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles swept a doubleheader from the visiting NYIT Bears. Tech outscored its opponent 32-4, winning the first contest by a score of 13-1 and the second by a score of 19-3.
February 21, 2014
Golden Eagles claim 11-2 home opening win behind bat of Thomasson
It didn’t take long for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to claim victory in Cookeville as the Golden Eagles (4-1) won their home opener in style Friday afternoon, disposing the NYIT Bears (0-1), 11-2, at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
February 15, 2014
South Alabama stuns Golden Eagles eighth-inning rally
MOBILE, Ala. – Baseball is a game where anything can happen. The Tennessee Tech baseball team learned that Saturday afternoon as the South Alabama Jaguars clawed back for a come-from-behind stunner.
February 14, 2014
Golden Eagles rally for 11-inning, season-opening win at South Alabama
MOBILE, Ala. – With new faces sprinkled on the lineup card, the No. 36 Tennessee Tech baseball team got off to a fantastic start to the 2014 season behind the veteran play some familiar names. The Golden Eagles won an extra-innings thriller, coming from behind to defeat South Alabama, 5-4, in 11 innings in Mobile, Ala. Friday evening.
February 11, 2014
Stephens garners Preseason All-American Third-Team honors from College Sports Madness
Less than a week from the beginning of opening weekend of the 2014 season, Tennessee Tech baseball's Zach Stephens is still being recognized for all the hard work he has put together in the past as well as for the output expected of him this year, being named to the College Sports Madness 2014 Preseason All-American Third Team.
January 14, 2014
No. 36 Golden Eagles to host three NCAA Tournament teams in 2014
A tough road lies ahead for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as the it looks to mimic last year's program record 40 wins. The 36th ranked Golden Eagles unveiled their 2014 regular season schedule and among the highlights include four games against major conference opponents and seven contests against teams that competed in last year's NCAA Tournament.
January 8, 2014
Stephens collects second preseason All-America honor
It's been an impressive preseason so far for the Tennessee Tech baseball team with both high rankings and significant honors slowly becoming the norm for the program. The Golden Eagles now boast another distinction as senior Zach Stephens has earned Preseason All-America Third-Team honors from Collegiate Baseball newspaper.
December 27, 2013
Stephens garners NCBWA Preseason All-America Second-Team honors
Fans of the Tennessee Tech baseball team have one more reason to get excited for the 2014 season as senior first baseman Zach Stephens was named Preseason All-America Second Team by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
December 14, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team announces first signees of 2015
With still two months away before the start of the 2014 season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team has already done heavy work for life after this year. Head coach Matt Bragga has announced the early signees of the Class of 2015.
December 10, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team accepts 2013 championship rings
Members of the 2013 Tennessee Tech baseball team were recognized recently when they were awarded championship rings for capturing the OVC title. The ceremony took place at halftime of a basketball game in Eblen Center.
September 23, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team unveils 19 in Class of 2014
Fresh off its first 40-win season in program history and an Ohio Valley Conference regular season championship, the Tennessee Tech baseball team has announced its 2014 signing class. Nineteen players will join the reigning OVC champs.
August 4, 2013
Former Golden Eagle Ruehling plays role in Jackie Robinson movie "42"
Tennessee Tech Hall of Fame baseball coach David Mays moved Jamie Ruehling from second to third base, and the switch paid off..eventually. The former Golden Eagle walk-on grabbed the role of Dodger third baseman Spider Jorgenson in the recent Jackie Robinson movie "42"
July 1, 2013
Boys of Summer: Midseason update
With the drafting of former Tennessee Tech pitcher Tristan Archer, the Golden Eagle baseball team now boasts seven former players in Major League Baseball. Several have shown much success this season while others are just starting to heat up.
June 8, 2013
Archer to Milwaukee Brewers in 21st round of 2013 MLB Draft
After cementing himself as one of the best pitchers in Tennessee Tech history, Tristan Archer will now look to make a name for himself at the professional level after being drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 21st round of the 2013 MLB Draft.
May 30, 2013
College Sports Madness names six Golden Eagles all-OVC
Even though the 2013 season has come to an end for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, there is still much that awaits this Golden Eagle squad as post season awards from around the country are still being awarded.
May 29, 2013
Golden Eagle Baseball School summer camps open
The Tennessee Tech baseball team is back at it again, offering more of its renowned Golden Eagle Baseball School camps. This time, it's the GEBS summer camps that are creeping up and it's time to register for a summer of fun.
May 25, 2013
Golden Eagles' tournament comes to an end with 6-4 loss to Colonels
JACKSON, Tenn. - As the saying goes, all great things must come to an end. That much is true for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as its record-breaking attempt at a tournament title ended Saturday afternoon with a 6-4 loss to Eastern Kentucky at the 2013 Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament.
May 20, 2013
Hess collects first adidas OVC Pitcher of the Week honors
Just when he was needed most, sophomore David Hess came through in the clutch for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, helping the Golden Eagles clinch at least a share of the Ohio Valley Conference regular season title.
May 18, 2013
Golden Eagles honor seniors and alumni in regular season finale
After a marathon 54-game stretch, the regular season has finally come to a close for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, marking the end of an impressive era for the 2013 senior class at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
May 16, 2013
Golden Eagles clinch share of OVC crown off arm of Hess, bat of Miles
A golden performance on the mound by sophomore David Hess and clutch moment at the plate by junior Daniel Miles led the Tennessee Tech baseball team to clinch a share of its eighth Ohio Valley Conference regular season title with an 8-5 win over the Belmont Bruins Thursday evening.
May 15, 2013
Championship series to be broadcast free on OVC Digital Network
The Tennessee Tech baseball team faces its most crucial series of the season this weekend, hosting Belmont to determine the Ohio Valley Conference championship. Fans who cannot attend in person will still be able to enjoy the sights and sounds of the game live and free on OVCDigitalNetwork.com.
May 14, 2013
Golden Eagles rally in the eighth to down in-state rival Lipscomb, 10-9
There aren't many things that the Tennessee Tech baseball team doesn't know how to do. The Golden Eagles can hit, they can pitch, and they play defense with the best of them. It seems these days the only thing they don't know how do to is give up. And that was proven once again Tuesday evening.
May 12, 2013
Golden Eagles finish sweep of SEMO, stay atop OVC standings
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – For the seventh time this season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team wrapped up a series without dropping a contest to its opponent. The Golden Eagles defeated Southeast Missouri Sunday afternoon, 5-1, to finish their most recent sweep after beating the Redhawks on both Friday and Saturday as well.
May 11, 2013
Huge fifth inning leads Golden Eagles to 11-6 win over Redhawks
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – It took a little bit longer for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to get going Saturday evening than it did in game one, but the Golden Eagle offense indeed showed up against Southeast Missouri , scoring nine runs in the fifth innings on its way to an 11-6 win.
May 10, 2013
Golden Eagles roll with 16-1 win over OVC foe Southeast Missouri
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - An offensive onslaught and a great pitching performance led the Tennessee Tech baseball team to an impressive 16-1 win over Ohio Valley Conference foe Southeast Missouri Friday evening. The win kept the Golden Eagles in sole possession of first place in the OVC.
May 10, 2013
Parris named to 2013 Johnny Bench Award watch list
Chalk up another honor for a member of the Tennessee Tech baseball team. Junior catcher Jordan Parris has been named to the official watch list for the 2013 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com.
May 4, 2013
Golden Eagles handed 6-1 loss at the hands of Western Carolina
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - For just the second time this season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team was handed a series loss, falling to Western Carolina Saturday afternoon, 6-1. The Golden Eagles move to 33-14 on the season and will not return to the diamond until Friday, May 10.
May 3, 2013
Golden Eagles hit the road for final road stretch of season
Off the heels of a perfect 5-0 homestand, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will hit the road for its final road stretch of the season, playing five games away from Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express baseball complex over the next two weeks.
May 1, 2013
Tonight's baseball game to be streamed for free
Fans worldwide can enjoy the sights and sounds of tonight's Tennessee Tech baseball game on OVCDigitalNetwork.com. The pregame show starts at 5:55 CDT and first pitch is at 6.
April 30, 2013
College Sports Madness tabs Stephens as OVC Player of the Week
Another day, another honor. That's how the 2013 season seems to be going for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as junior Zach Stephens earned his second Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week award of the week, this time from College Sports Madness.
April 27, 2013
Golden Eagles walk off, win 10-inning thriller over Murray State
A six-hour rain delay and eighth-inning rally by Murray State weren't enough to prevent the Tennessee Tech baseball team from collecting its 31st win of the season Saturday evening as the Golden Eagles defeated the Thoroughbreds, 10-9, in 10 innings.
April 26, 2013
Golden Eagles take down Murray State behind stellar performance by Archer
With the Tennessee Tech baseball team looking to make a statement after losing its first series of the season last weekend, senior Tristan Archer lived up to his title as the Golden Eagle ace, throwing 8.2 innings of two-hit ball to lead Tech to a 4-1 win over rival Murray State.
April 24, 2013
Lucio named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year Mid-Season Watch List
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Yet another member of the Tennessee Tech baseball team finds himself among the nation's best as sophomore Seth Lucio has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Mid-Season Watch List.
April 22, 2013
Golden Eagles back in Cookeville for home game against Alabama A&M
The Tennessee Tech baseball team is returns home after a four-game stint on the road for a Tuesday night contest against Alabama A&M. The Golden Eagles defeated the Bulldogs earlier this season, 8-6, and will look to do it again in Tuesday's 6 p.m. CDT game.
April 20, 2013
Jax State hands Golden Eagles first series loss of the season
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Jacksonville State proved how important home field advantage can be Saturday afternoon, handing the Tennessee Tech baseball team its first series loss of the season. The Golden Eagles fell to the Gamecocks 7-5.
April 19, 2013
Gamecocks squeak by Golden Eagles in 6-5 battle
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – A quick lead and two comeback attempts just weren’t quite enough Friday evening, as the Tennessee Tech baseball fell to Jacksonville State, 6-5, in the first of a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series.
April 18, 2013
Golden Eagles poised for big OVC showdown at Jacksonville State
The Tennessee Tech baseball team is flying high entering this weekend's Ohio Valley Conference match-up with Jacksonville State, coming off the biggest win in program history after defeating No. 2 Vanderbilt in Nashville Tuesday evening.
April 16, 2013
Golden Eagles soar in upset win over No. 2 Vanderbilt
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Clinging to a one-run lead with the bases loaded against No. 2 ranked Vanderbilt, the Tennessee Tech baseball team put a cap on the biggest victory in program history in the most appropriate fashion, turning a 4-6-3 double play to down the Commodores, 10-9.
April 15, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team primed for meeting with No. 2 Vanderbilt
Defense wins championships. While this saying commonly is associated with the sport of football, it may be better put to use in reference to the 2013 Tennessee Tech baseball team which is in the hunt for an Ohio Valley Conference title due to stellar defensive play.
April 15, 2013
Twice as nice: Thomasson earns second adidas OVC Player of the Week honors
For the third consecutive week, a member of the Tennessee Tech baseball team put up numbers so good, that the Ohio Valley Conference had no choice but to recognize them for their performance. Junior Brandon Thomasson earned the honors this week, receiving adidas OVC Player of the Week honors for the second time this season.
April 12, 2013
Golden Eagle bats red hot in 20-5 win over Eastern Illinois
Juniors Zach Stephens and Brandon Thomasson combined for 10 RBI and senior ace Tristan Archer tossed five solid innings as the Tennessee Tech baseball team took down the visiting Eastern Illinois Panthers 20-5 Friday evening.
April 9, 2013
Boys of Summer: Former Golden Eagles off to hot starts to 2013
Several former Tennessee Tech baseball players made the most of their chances during the 2012 season and have gotten off to hot starts in the 2013 campaign. Many of the former Golden Eagles earned offseason promotions and some even spent time in big league camp.
April 9, 2013
Blue Raiders come from behind, down Golden Eagles 12-9
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - As the saying goes, history has a way of repeating itself. Unfortunately for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, that's precisely what occurred Tuesday evening as the Golden Eagles fell to the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 12-9.
April 8, 2013
Tech to wrap up road trip at in-state rival Middle Tennessee
While revenge isn't necesarrily what the Tennessee Tech baseball team has in mind for Tuesday's contest at Middle Tennessee, the Golden Eagles will certainly be looking for a different result following this season's earlier match-up with the Blue Raiders, a 9-7 loss that saw Tech surrender a six-run lead over the final seven innings of the game.
April 7, 2013
Golden Eagles win ninth series of the season, beat Austin Peay 12-4
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - For the second straight game, the bats were awake and dealing for the Tennessee Tech baseball team. The Golden Eagles won its ninth straight series of the season Sunday afternoon, defeating Austin Peay 12-4 and grabbing sole possession of second place in the Ohio Valley Conference.
April 6, 2013
Miles above the rest: Miles' record day lifts Tech over Austin Peay, 10-7
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - With his team trailing by two and in need of a win following three consecutive losses, Tennessee Tech third baseman Daniel Miles came through in one of the biggest ways imaginable, clubbing three home runs in three straight innings to lead the Golden Eagle baseball team over Austin Peay, 10-7.
April 2, 2013
Golden Eagle bats cooled by clutch ETSU pitching
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - For the first time in 33 games, the Tennessee Tech baseball team finds itself on the losing end of a shutout, falling to East Tennessee State Tuesday evening, 3-0 in Johnson City.
April 1, 2013
Leading off...ETSU: Golden Eagles to begin five-game road swing
Contrary to popular belief, the Tennessee Tech baseball team does indeed play road games, evidenced by its upcoming five-game road trip. The Golden Eagles will venture out Tuesday evening for a contest at in-state rival East Tennessee State.
April 1, 2013
Right on target: Archer earns adidas OVC Pitcher of the Week honors
The Tennessee Tech baseball team has had its share of the spotlight this season -- tying the program record for consecutive wins, holding the nation's longest winning streak of 14 games, and getting off to the best start in program history. Monday, the spotlight shines on senior Tristan Archer.
March 28, 2013
Thursday and Friday games can be viewed on OVC Digital Network
The weather will be perfect for a night at the ol' ballpark when Tennessee Tech hosts SIUE, so the best place to be is in the stands. But, for fans and family who cannot be here, watch the games Thursday and Friday on the OVC Digital Network.
March 26, 2013
Can't touch this: Golden Eagles stretch streak to a Division I best 12
Neither a cancellation nor frigid weather can stop the red hot Tennessee Tech baseball team, winners of 12 consecutive games after eeking out a 1-0 shutout over Maryville (Tenn.) Tuesday afternoon. The win put the Golden Eagles into sole possession of the longest active win streak in the nation.
March 26, 2013
Game at Tennessee cancelled, Tech to host Maryville College at 4 p.m.
There's a new test taker on the docket for the nation's longest winning streak as the Tennessee Tech baseball team will play Maryville College today at 4 p.m CDT. Tech's regularly scheduled contest at Tennessee was cancelled due to to poor weather and field conditions.
March 24, 2013
Stephens paces Golden Eagles to series sweep of UT Martin, 11th straight
MARTIN, Tenn. - Even trailing for the first time in five games couldn't break the focus that has consumed the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as the Golden Eagles won a rain-shortened Ohio Valley Conference game over UT Martin for their 11th consecutive victory Sunday afternoon.
March 23, 2013
Perfect 10: Golden Eagles win 10th straight, top UT Martin 13-8
MARTIN, Tenn. - An eight-run first inning set the tone for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as the Golden Eagles won their 10th consecutive game and seventh straight series with a 13-8 victory over in-state rival UT Martin Saturday afternoon.
March 18, 2013
Golden Eagles look to extend streak with two mid-week games
Can they make it seven in a row? How about eight? These are the inquiries surrounding the Tennessee Tech baseball team as it prepares for a road contest at Alabama A&M Tuesday afternoon and a home tilt against Berea Wednesday afternoon.
March 12, 2013
Golden Eagles surge past Northern Kentucky with huge eighth inning
Not even a 40-minute power outage couldn't keep the Tennessee Tech baseball team from winning its ninth game of the season as the Golden Eagles overcame the delay to erupt for eight runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and down Northern Kentucky ,13-2, Tuesday evening.
March 10, 2013
Golden Eagles hold on late for 5-4 win over Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. - Zach Stephens went 3-for-3 and Seth Lucio pitched 5.1 innings in relief for his second win of the season as the Tennessee Tech baseball team took down the Eastern Kentucky Colonels, 5-4, to win its fourth series of the 2013 season.
March 8, 2013
Archer gem guides Golden Eagles to 5-1 win in OVC opener
Tristan Archer pitched a complete game and Daniel Miles homered in his second straight contest as the Tennessee Tech baseball team opened up Ohio Valley Conference play with a 5-1 road victory at Eastern Kentucky.
March 6, 2013
Golden Eagle comeback bid halted by Michigan State
With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and Michigan State clinging to a three-run lead, all looked to be over for the Tennessee Tech baseball team until junior Daniel Miles blasted a solo shot over the left field wall.
March 5, 2013
Tuesday's game versus Michigan State cancelled
Poor weather and field conditions have led the Tennessee Tech baseball team to cancel Tuesday's game against Michigan State. The two opponents were scheduled to face-off at 3 p.m. CST.
March 2, 2013
Today's starting time has been moved to 3 p.m.
The starting time for the second game of the series with Bowling Green has been moved. Saturday's game, originally set for a noon start, will be delayed until 3 p.m. Weather has forced the delay.
March 1, 2013
10-4 good buddy: Tech opens series with win
The offense produced a great team effort and senior ace Tristan Archer backed it with a strong pitching performance as the Tennessee Tech baseball team took down the Bowling Green Falcons 10-4 in the first of a three game series.
February 26, 2013
Middle Tennessee rallies, sneaks past Tech, 9-7
With a 7-1 lead after two innings of play, the Tennessee Tech baseball team looked well on its way to a win over in-state rival Middle Tennessee. The Blue Raiders had other plans, however, and battled all the way back to claim a 9-7 victory Tuesday night.
February 25, 2013
Golden Eagles host long-time rival Middle Tennessee Tuesday
One of Tennessee Tech's longest running and fiercest rivals on the baseball diamond, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders will visit Tuesday for a 3 p.m. contest against coach Matt Bragga's Golden Eagles. Admission is free.
February 24, 2013
Golden Eagles walk-off with 10-9 win over Niagara in 11 innings
Trailing 8-3 in the sixth inning, all looked bleak for the Tennessee Tech baseball team. The Golden Eagles never gave in, however, capping a five-run comeback with a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the 11th inning to defeat Niagara 10-9.
February 19, 2013
Bisons use big inning to down Golden Eagles, 12-1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Lipscomb Bisons proved baseball is a game where anything can happen Tuesday evening, as the Tennessee Tech baseball team played eight strong innings but still fell to the Nashville squad, 12-1.
February 17, 2013
Golden Eagles walk-off against Illini, take weekend series 2-1
In a game that featured three lead changes and a tie heading into the ninth inning, the Tennessee Tech baseball team emerged victorious, defeating the Illinois Fighting Illini 7-6 in walk-off fashion with a home run by junior designated hitter Brandon Thomasson.
February 16, 2013
Golden Eagles rally, take down Big Ten foe Illinois, 6-5
Not even the weather could stop the Tennessee Tech baseball team Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles came back from two runs down to defeat the Illinois Fighting Illini of the Big Ten Conference, 6-5.
February 15, 2013
Illinois downs Tech in season opener despite 11 TTU hits
Despite chilly and wet weather, there was a great atmosphere for the Tennessee Tech baseball team on Opening Day Friday, as more than 400 fans gathered to see the Golden Eagles kick off the 2013 season against Illinois.
January 11, 2013
Big Ten opponents, in-state rivals highlight 2013 Tech baseball schedule
If there’s one thing that fans of the Tennessee Tech baseball team have come to expect, it’s that the team faces a tough schedule, year-in and year-out. This year’s squad will not disappoint as the Golden Eagles revealed yet another beauty when they released their 2013 schedule.
December 13, 2012
Stephens named to NCBWA preseason all-America third-team
Golden Eagle baseball fans can get ready for big things from first baseman Zach Stephens this season, or at least that's what the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association thinks, honoring the junior slugger as a preseason All-America third-team selection.
December 12, 2012
Boys of Summer: Two former Golden Eagles on the move
Former Tennessee Tech baseball players Ryan Dennick and A.J. Kirby-Jones will represent different organizations next season, both relocating over the past month due to different circumstances for each guy.
November 29, 2012
Golden Eagle baseball hauls in 78th ranked recruiting class
The Tennessee Tech baseball coaching staff has made an historic mark on the program by garnishing national attention for the team's 2013 recruiting class.
The Golden Eagle class is ranked 78th according to Perfect Game.
November 1, 2012
Archer shuts down Gray Team in Purple and Gold Series Game 2
The Tennessee Tech baseball team held Game 2 of its Purple and Gold Series Thursday afternoon, a game that had several implications lying within it. Win, and the Purple Team would own a demanding 2-0 lead in the five game series. Lose, and it would be a whole new series.
November 1, 2012
Baseball team volunteers at Stevens Street Baptist Church
The Tennessee Tech baseball team shared time and volunteered at the Stevens Street Baptist Church Family Fun Fall Fest Wednesday evening, in an effort to give back to the community and provide a fun time for the families who enjoyed the free event.
October 30, 2012
Purple team takes Game 1 of Purple and Gold Series 6-2
The Tennessee Tech baseball team played its first of a five-game mock "world series" Tuesday afternoon, with members of the Golden Eagle squad taking on each other following a Monday evening draft by the senior members of the team.
October 30, 2012
Golden Eagles launch new web site for Baseball School
The Tennessee Tech baseball team has taken a large step toward streamlining its baseball school registration process, launching a new web site dedicated to informing potential participants about all the program has to offer.
October 11, 2012
Tennessee Tech baseball team to host Baseball School Team Camp
The Tennessee Tech baseball coaching staff will hold a two-day, Baseball School Team Camp this weekend, open to high school and "travel" teams. The camp will be held Saturday and Sunday at Howell Bush Stadium in the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
September 28, 2012
Tennessee Tech baseball team draws MLB interest with Pro Scout Night
The Golden Eagle baseball team held its annual Pro Scout Night Thursday evening, hosting a slew of Major League Baseball scouts. Representing 15 of the 30 major league baseball clubs, scouts put the Tech players through a variety of drills during the event.
September 25, 2012
Tennessee Tech baseball team adds 15 in strong class of 2013
Another season, another great recruiting class for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as head coach Matt Bragga, along with assistant and recruiting coordinator Brandon Turner, have put together one of the most promising groups of newcomers in the Bragga era.
September 10, 2012
Boys of Summer: Former Golden Eagles heat up as seasons come to an end
Former Tennessee Tech baseball player Adam Liberatore made his presence felt over the final month of the regular season for the Durham Bulls. He may have to wait for a big league audition, but the wait should be well worth it for the Tampa Bay Rays, who boast one of baseball's best pitching staffs.
August 22, 2012
Golden Eagle baseball to host fall Elite Baseball Camp
Over the next few weeks, Tennessee Tech’s baseball staff will host the Golden Eagle Elite Baseball Camp, a pair of one-day events that is designed for the serious ball player between the ages of 16 and 18.
July 10, 2012
Stephens gets a nod from Collegebaseballinsider.com
Zach Stephens was named honorable mention All-America by Collegebaseballinsider.com after capping off a stellar sophomore season with an appearance in the 2012 College Home Run Derby in Omaha. Stephens was named Freshman All-America a year ago.
June 22, 2012
Stephens named to ABCA/Rawlings South Region Team
Tennessee Tech sophomore Zach Stephens has added another accolade to his impressive resume this season as he was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings all-South Region second team
June 11, 2012
Baseball Summer Camp underway
Tennessee Tech head coach Matt Bragga and his staff have begun their annual Baseball Summer Camp. The four-day camp will be held at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex
June 6, 2012
Golden Eagle Baseball hosts Summer Camp
Tennessee Tech head coach Matt Bragga and the Golden Eagle coaching staff will host their four-day Golden Eagle Showcase Camp at the Averitt Express Baseball complex on the campus of Tennessee Tech, June 11-14
May 22, 2012
Five Golden Eagle baseball players earn all-OVC honors
The Tennessee Tech baseball team saw five players receive all-OVC honors, including Ben Burgess who was named all-OVC First Team, Zach Stephens, who was named all-OVC Second Team and a trio of players in Dylan Bosheers, Seth Lucio and David Hess who were named to the all-Freshman Team
May 18, 2012
Golden Eagle rally comes up short as Austin Peay evens series
There was plenty of drama to go around near the tail end of Friday’s game between Tennessee Tech and Austin Peay, but it was a double play in the bottom of the eighth and two solo-shots in the top ninth that cemented the Governors 10-7 win
May 17, 2012
Archer’s gem vaults Tech past Austin Peay
Tennessee Tech’s Tristan Archer came up with a big-time performance Thursday evening, as he had the Ohio Valley Conference leading Austin Peay Governors looking confused all night long in the batter’s box as he guided the Golden Eagles to a 5-0 victory
May 15, 2012
Tech rallies in the ninth to secure win over Lipscomb
Tuesday’s contest saw Lipscomb try to keep up with the Golden Eagles all night long as the Bisons came back from a pair of two-run deficits, but they finished the evening one comeback short as TTU was able to plate the winning run in the top of the ninth to secure the win
May 14, 2012
Boys of Summer: Pryor and Dennick earn promotions
Stephen Pryor and Ryan Dennick both earned promotions last week as Pryor got called up to the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers, while Dennick moved up to the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals
May 12, 2012
Pitcher’s duel favors Eastern Kentucky as TTU falls 4-0
Despite the final score, the game remained close near the tail end of the eighth inning as the Colonels held a slim 2-0 lead. With two outs in the bottom of the eighth, Bryan Soloman added two insurance runs to give EKU the 4-0 lead
May 11, 2012
TTU opens series with extra inning loss to EKU
The Tennessee Tech baseball team went into extra innings for the second straight game Friday afternoon, but it was Eastern Kentucky that ultimately prevailed as the Colonels claimed a 6-5 Ohio Valley Conference win in 11 innings
May 10, 2012
Golden Eagles resume OVC play at Eastern Kentucky
With just six Ohio Valley Conference games left in the regular season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to increase its lead for the final playoff spot as it travels to Eastern Kentucky for a three-game series
May 8, 2012
Golden Eagles thwarted by Clemson in extras
The Tennessee Tech baseball team fought tooth and nail with Clemson all game long Tuesday afternoon, but a walk-off home run by Richie Shaffer in the 10th inning secured the win for the Tigers
May 8, 2012
Golden Eagles kick off road trip Tuesday at Clemson
After taking two out of three against Morehead State last weekend, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will take a short break from Ohio Valley Conference play Tuesday as it travels to Clemson for a 1 p.m. game
May 5, 2012
Tech evens series behind three-run eighth inning
Game two of Tennessee Tech’s three-game series against Morehead State had a total of 34 hits Saturday, but it was the Golden Eagles who came up with the biggest hits in the eighth inning as they drove in three runs to even the series with a 10-9 win
May 4, 2012
Golden Eagles dealt 3-2 loss by Morehead State in OVC action
Morehead State pitchers Aaron Goe and Matt Duncan combined to stifle Tennessee Tech's offense, and a solid effort by Golden Eagles Tristan Archer and Garrett Baugh on the hill lacked run support as the visiting Eagles took a 3-2 win Friday in the opening game of their OVC series.
April 27, 2012
Golden Eagles fall to Panthers in extras
Game one of Tennessee Tech’s series with Eastern Illinois proved to be a back-and-forth battle, but it was the Panthers who would rally for two runs in the ninth and one in the 10th inning to earn the 7-6 win
April 26, 2012
Tech hosts crucial conference series against Eastern Illinois
With just four more Ohio Valley Conference series left in the regular season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to increase its lead in the standings over Eastern Illinois as it hosts the Panthers in a three-game series this weekend
April 9, 2012
Golden Eagles travel to Belmont; host Alabama A&M
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will take a small break from Ohio Valley Conference action as it travels to Belmont and hosts Alabama A&M. The game against the Bruins is set for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., while the game against the Bulldogs is slated Wednesday at 6 p.m.
April 7, 2012
Late rally sends Jacksonville State past Tennessee Tech in series finale
Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State certainly showed that they are evenly matched Saturday afternoon. TTU put together a three-run seventh inning to take the lead, only to see JSU answer right back in the bottom of the inning as the Gamecocks eventually took the series with an 8-6 win.
April 2, 2012
Tristan Archer named OVC Pitcher of the Week
After guiding the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a 6-1 win in the series opener against Murray State, TTU junior Tristan Archer has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week
March 31, 2012
Late hitting from Burgess propels Tennessee Tech past Murray State Saturday
There were plenty of hits to go around Saturday afternoon in game two of Tennessee Tech’s Ohio Valley Conference series against Murray State, but it was TTU’s Ben Burgess who would have the biggest hits, including a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to give Tech the 12-11 win
March 23, 2012
TTU drops series opener at UT Martin
Despite a quick start, Tennessee Tech was unable to keep the UT Martin Skyhawks at bay as UTM rallied for six unanswered runs Friday to take the series opener 6-5
March 17, 2012
Three home runs launch Tech past Central Michigan, 7-4
Dylan Bosheers, Ben Burgess and Zach Stephens all go yard as the trio combined for five hits and six RBI in Tennessee Tech's 7-4 victory Saturday over Central Michigan. The game included two rain delays.
March 10, 2012
Bullpen battles favors Evansville
Game two of Tennessee Tech’s three-game series with Evansville Saturday featured a little more offense than game one
March 8, 2012
TTU hosts weekend series against Evansville
After a quick stop at Kentucky, the Tennessee Tech baseball team returns home for its third home series of the season as it hosts the Evansville Purple Aces this weekend
March 4, 2012
Stephens powers Tech to series win over Dayton
After splitting the first two games of the series against Dayton, the Tennessee Tech baseball team put together a late game rally Sunday to win the series with a 9-8 victory
March 3, 2012
Golden Eagles split doubleheader with Dayton
Tristan Archer earned his second victory of the season and Austin Wulf extended his hitting streak to 10 games as Tennessee Tech split a Saturday doubleheader with Dayton. The final game of the series is Sunday at 1 p.m.
January 9, 2012
Ranked opponents, 30 home games featured in 2012 Tech baseball schedule
There’s no question that the Tennessee Tech baseball team will face an interesting and demanding schedule in 2012. It not only includes 30 home games and some of the best teams in the nation, it will also see a shakeup of the Ohio Valley Conference schedule and a brand new league opponent.
September 8, 2011
Golden Eagle Baseball hosts Hitting Camp
Tennessee Tech baseball coach Matt Bragg and the Golden Eagle coaching staff will host the Golden Eagle Baseball Hitting Camp on the TTU campus, Sept. 26-Oct. 20
July 19, 2011
Tech's Zach Stephens named MVP of Coastal League All-Star Game
Tennessee Tech infielder Zach Stephens made his presence felt Monday at the Coastal League All-Star Game as he belted a clutch two-run shot over the left field fence in the top of the ninth that gave the National all-stars a 3-2 victory
June 14, 2011
Tennessee Tech campus keeping busy with summer sports camps
Summertime on the Tennessee Tech campus means sports camps, and visits by hundreds of youngsters. Currently Golden Eagle coaches are hosting camps in baseball, softball and girl's basketball, with boy's basketball team camps set to begin Thursday.
June 7, 2011
Oberacker goes to Oakland in 25th round of MLB draft
Oakland takes another from Tennessee Tech as senior Chad Oberacker was drafted in the 25th round of the 2011 MLB First Year Player Draft. The 766th pick overall, Oberacker will join former teammate A.J. Kirby-Jones with the A’s franchise.
May 26, 2011
Golden Eagles stopped by top-seeded Govs at OVC Tournament
Tennessee Tech was halted by top-seeded Austin Peay Thursday night in the OVC Baseball Tournament, falling 2-1 despite a strong effort on the hill by Golden Eagle starter Matthew Shepherd. Tech will face the winner of the UT Martin/Southeast Missouri game Friday, at 3 p.m.
May 24, 2011
Four Golden Eagles earn post-season honors from OVC
Chad Oberacker is an all-OVC first-team selection for the second time, Cassanova Donaldson is a second-team pick, and Zach Stephens and Garrett Baugh were named to the All-Freshman squad Tuesday night at the OVC Tournament.
May 21, 2011
Tech tames Thoroughbreds; stifle rally for game three win
Freshman Justin Alexander notched his first career save in 3.2 innings of work as he and the rest of the Golden Eagle defense stifled a steady, mid-game rally by the Thoroughbreds of Murray State in Saturday’s game three.
May 17, 2011
Tech to close out regular season on the road against the Racers
Tech baseball is set to wrap up their regular season of play with a road series at Murray State this weekend. Friday will showcase the doubleheader event, with game one slated for 1 p.m. and game two following immediately. Saturday will feature the finale contest, also at 1 p.m.
May 16, 2011
Cullen Park pitches his way to OVC honors
Junior College transfer Cullen Park was named one of the Ohio Valley Conference’s Co-Pitchers of the Week for his relief efforts on the hill in three of Tech’s four straight wins last week.
May 11, 2011
Final home series this weekend features Senior Day Sunday
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will plays its final home games of the year this weekend with a three-game OVC series against UT Martin, and Sunday will be Senior Day as the team bids farewell to six departing seniors.
May 8, 2011
Tech surrenders early lead to give Govs a 10-4 win on Sunday
While Tech struck first with a run on the board in the top of the first inning of Sunday’s series finale, the Governors of Austin Peay worked Tech’s first two pitchers of the day for 10 runs on 14 hits en route to a 10-4 victory and 3-0 series sweep.
May 7, 2011
Golden Eagles gunning for the Govs in Clarksville
Looking ahead to the conclusion of conference season, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle baseball team will trip to Clarksville to take on the top-seeded Governors of Austin Peay this weekend.
April 22, 2011
Golden Eagles bus to Morehead to head off Eagles this weekend
The Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech will look to climb in conference rankings this weekend with a three-game series against the Eagles of Morehead State in Kentucky this weekend. With a 65-36 lead on the lifetime series, Tech hopes to increase the gap between wins and losses over the Eagles.
April 16, 2011
Split series favors Tech in game two against EIU
Chad Hayes’ RBI single in the top of the seventh inning proved to be the game-winner for Tech in game two, as they split Saturday’s double-header with the Panthers with a 3-2 victory in the nightcap.
April 16, 2011
Game one start time moved to 2 p.m.
The start of Tech baseball's double-header event in Charleston, Ill. against the EIU Panthers has been delayed until 2 p.m. due to inclement weather.
April 13, 2011
Seventh inning stretch favors MTSU; Golden Eagles fall 6-5
Senior Chad Oberacker drove in four of Tech’s five runs in Wednesday’s nightcap in Murfreesboro, but the Golden Eagle’s efforts at the plate weren’t enough to overcome the Blue Raider’s four-run seventh inning that gave them a 6-4 lead and the eventual 6-5 win.
April 9, 2011
Keep ‘em coming; Tech looks to stretch two-game win streak
Having come away with wins in both mid-week games this week, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle baseball program will look to keep their two-game win streak alive as they host their second conference rival of the season, the Redhawks of Southeast Missouri.
April 4, 2011
Two mid-week games put Tech back on the road
Tech is set to take on Lipscomb and Alabama A&M in two straight mid-week match-ups, starting on Tuesday in Nashville at 6 p.m. The start time was changed from the originally scheduled 3:30 p.m. start.
April 2, 2011
Golden Eagles split two at home with JSU to open conference play
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles rallied in game two of Saturday’s double header event with an 8-4 win over the Gamecocks of Jacksonville State, led by Chad Oberacker with four of Tech’s eight RBI on the game, after falling short in game one, 8-2.
March 4, 2011
Tech and Ohio split games; Ohio wins game two 8-4
The Golden Eagles handled game one of Friday's double-header, 8-5, but were unable to repeat the performance as the Bobcats held a lead for eight innings to snag the 8-4 win in game two.
February 28, 2011
Archer garners honors as OVC Pitcher of the Week
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Sophomore Tristan Archer has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference’s Pitcher of the Week by Sports Information Director’s throughout the league for week two of the regular season.
February 26, 2011
Eastern Michigan evens series with 5-1 win in Saturday's game
Eastern Michigan seized the momentum of Saturday’s game in the top of the second inning, and kept it consistent through nine to get the eventual 5-1 win over Tennessee Tech, evening the three-game series with the finale slated for Sunday.
February 23, 2011
Seventh inning rally falls short as Golden Eagles fall to MTSU
The Golden Eagles rallied in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie a back and forth contest with the Blue Raiders, 6-6, but Will Skinner’s second homer of the game answered in the top of the eighth as the eventual game-winner, fueling Middle Tennessee towards a final score of 10-6.
February 19, 2011
Virginia Tech, Coastal Carolina hand Tech opening-day losses
A three-run ninth inning for the Hokies clinched a back-and-forth battle as Virginia Tech edged Tennessee Tech, 11-9, in the Golden Eagles' first game of the Caravelle Resort Tournament. In the second game, Tech fell to host Coastal Carolina, 6-2.
February 11, 2011
Former Tech coach David Mays inducted into TBCA Hall of Fame
Former Tennessee Tech coach David Mays, a member of both the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame and OVC Hall of Fame, recently added a third honor when he was inducted into the Tennessee Baseball Coach's Association Hall of Fame.
January 21, 2011
Baseball pre-season elite camp still on for January 22
Head baseball coach Matt Bragga and his staff will be hosting their annual pre-season elite camp on Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Camp will be held in the new Athletic Performance Center at Tennessee Tech, but participants are advised to bring clothes for indoor and outdoor conditions.
January 19, 2011
Tech student-athletes score second highest semester GPA
Make it six of the last seven semesters that Tennessee Tech’s student-athletes have a combined overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. For the Fall semester, Golden Eagle student-athletes had a combined 3.17 GPA, the second highest in school history.
November 12, 2010
Four honored as 2010 Hall of Fame Class
For former Golden Eagle student-athletes were recognized Friday evening at the annual Hall of Fame Dinner, one of the highlights of Tennessee Tech's annual Homecoming festivities.
November 8, 2010
Filling up: Baseball adds clinics on Tuesday nights
Baseball players who need to add a little "pop" to their bat are invited to attend the Golden Eagle Baseball Four-Week Hitting Clinic being hosted by Tennessee Tech assistant coach Justin Hogan. The clinics on Monday are filling so quickly that two more clinic sessions have been added on Tuesday nights.
September 7, 2010
Looking Back: A peek into the Golden Eagle photo archives
Featured this week: Former OVC Commissioner Jim Delaney was on hand to present awards to baseball and volleyball players at halftime of a basketball game in Eblen Center. How many of the seven people in the photo can you identify?
September 2, 2010
Bragga inks 10 new faces for 2011 baseball season
Tennessee Tech baseball coach Matt Braggas recruiting efforts this summer have paid off in the form of 10 signees for the 2011 baseball season. Nine Tennesseans and one from North Carolina comprise the incoming class for the upcoming season.
August 26, 2010
Golden Eagle baseball to host four-week hitting clinic
Baseball players who need to add a little "pop" to their bat are invited to attend a four-week hitting clinic being hosted by Tennessee Tech assistant coach Justin Hogan. Space in the clinic is limited. There are Tuesday and Thursday sessions.
August 6, 2010
New feature added to website; Fans can cast votes daily
Tennessee Tech fans can now cast votes daily on a variety of topics with the addition of a new "Fan Poll" to the TTUsports.com website. This week, tell us at which home OVC football game you plan to turn it loose and unleash your purple passion.
July 9, 2010
Where they are, how they're doing
Eight former Golden Eagle baseball players are currently active on the professional level. Here's a roundup of where they are playing and how they've fared recently.
June 28, 2010
Building a Tradition of Excellence
Despite a storied past, the Tennessee Tech baseball team has risen to new heights over the past few seasons. In 2009 the Golden Eagles captured the OVC tournament championship, while the 2010 season brought the team the regular season OVC title as well as the no. 1 seed headed into the post-season.
June 20, 2010
A.J. and Chad: Tech's Outstanding Male Athletes for 2010
Juniors A.J. Kirby-Jones and Chad Oberacker, recent MLB draft picks and vital players in Tech's winning the 2010 OVC Baseball regular season championship, have been named co-winners of the university's Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year Award.
June 18, 2010
Golden Eagle sluggers earn a couple more
Recent MLB draftees AJ Kirby-Jones and Chad Oberacker are named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Associate All-America second and third teams, while Kirby-Jones was also named third team by Baseball America.
June 9, 2010
Tennessee Tech earns 2009-2010 Sportsmanship Award for baseball
The Tennessee Tech University baseball team is the recipient of the 2009-10 Team Sportsmanship Award as announced Wednesday by the Ohio Valley Conference. This marks the first time since the inception of the award in August of 2005 that the baseball program at Tech has received the honor.
June 4, 2010
Oberacker and Kirby-Jones earn first and second team All-America honors
Tennessee Tech juniors Chad Oberacker and A.J. Kirby-Jones have been named All-America by TPX Louisville Slugger Collegiate Baseball News, as announced Thursday, June 3. With the selection of the two Golden Eagle sluggers, Tech joins the ranks of some of the nations premier college baseball programs.
June 4, 2010
Tech's David Mays inducted into OVC Hall of Fame
Former Tennessee Tech baseball coach, already a member of the TTU Sports Hall of Fame, was inducted Friday into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame at the league's annual awards dinner in Nashville.
May 29, 2010
Big inning, Nick Price lift Tech into OVC Championship game Sunday
The Golden Eagles will play Jacksonville State Sunday for the OVC Tournament championship. Tech rebounded from a 9-7 loss to the Gamecocks by claiming a 15-6 win over Murray State to reach the title game. Tech must win twice Sunday to claim its second consecutive OVC Tournament crown.
May 27, 2010
Tech's first game at OVC Tourney delayed until 9:30 (or so)...
A light malfunction on Wednesday night and two extra-inning games have pushed the schedule off the tracks in Jackson at the 2010 OVC Baseball Tournament. The top-seeded Golden Eagles are scheduled to meet No. 6 Eastern Kentucky at approximately 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
May 25, 2010
Watch the celebration video as Golden Eagles claim OVC title
The Golden Eagle baseball team captured the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference regular season title and No. 1 seed in the OVC Tournament. Watch video of the team's post-game celebration - including the infamous ice bath for coach Matt Bragga!
May 21, 2010
Friday's games moved up to noon starting time for OVC showdown
Theres gonna be a showdown in Bush Stadium this weekend when no. 2 Tennessee Tech will face off against no. 1 Murray State to determine the regular-season OVC champion for the 2010 season. Friday's doubleheader will begin at 12 noon.
May 20, 2010
Saturday's baseball game to feature Alumni Day, Senior Salute
In addition to possibly playing for the OVC title, Saturday's baseball game will hold several other special features for the Golden Eagles. It's Senior Day as four players see their final action at home. It's also Alumni Day, and Tech will salute former coach David Mays for his induction into the OVC Hall of Fame.
May 18, 2010
Tech downs Catamounts, 11-2; Gets set for OVC showdown
Chad Hayes drove in three runs, A.J. Kirby-Jones set the school home run record by bashing two more, and the bullpen silenced Western Carolina for eight innings as the Golden Eagles claimed an 11-2 win Tuesday in a final tuneup before hosting Murray State in an OVC series to determine the league champion.
May 11, 2010
Home run record tied by Kirby-Jones, but Tech falls to MTSU
Four home runs helped Middle Tennessee State claim a 13-9 non-conference victory from Tennessee Tech Tuesday night in Bush Stadium. A.J. Kirby-Jones belted his 20th homer of the year, tying his own school single-season record.
May 9, 2010
Mighty fine, streak at nine; Golden Eagles sweep Govs, 10-2
The Golden Eagle baseball team ran its OVC winning streak to nine games Sunday by completing a three-game series sweep over Austin Peay with a 10-2 victory. Ben Burgess drove in three runs while starter Tristan Archer got the win and Chason Choate earned a save.
April 23, 2010
Start time moves up to 11 a.m. against Morehead State
The top three home run hitters in the Ohio Valley Conference -- and four of the most prolific sluggers in the nation -- meet this weekend at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex when Tech hosts Morehead State in a three-game league series.
April 13, 2010
Golden Eagles look to sweep season series from Belmont Tuesday
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will host Belmont University Tuesday night at 6 p.m., looking to sweep the two-game season series from the Bruins following a 15-5 Golden Eagle win in Nashville a couple of weeks ago. Admission is free.
April 10, 2010
Golden Eagles drop pair of tight OVC contests at SEMO
Tech took Southeast Missouri to the wire twice Saturday afternoon, but dropped both games of an OVC doubleheader to the Redhawks. The host team claimed an 11-9 win in the nine-inning opener, then scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh to snare a 4-3 victory in the nightcap.
March 27, 2010
Golden Eagles felled twice by SIUE Cougars Saturday
SIU Edwardsville rallied from a five-run deficit in the eighth innings and went on to claim an 11-8 victory over the Golden Eagles in 11 innings in the opener Saturday, then swept the doubleheader with a 12-4 victory in the nightcap.
March 21, 2010
Grand finish for Tigers; Memphis outlasts Tech 13-9 in 10 innings
Tennessee Tech overcame a grand slam by Memphis in the sixth inning and battled back to tie the game in the top of the ninth, only to see the Tigers get a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning to post a 13-9 victory Sunday evening in Fed Ex Park.
March 20, 2010
Memphis wins 6-1 over Tennessee Tech
The Golden Eagles were within striking distance down the stretch but could not pull out a victory as they fell to Memphis, 6-1, in the second game of a three-game series.
March 19, 2010
Tech in Memphis for three-game set against former Golden Eagle
The Tech baseball team is in Memphis this weekend to play a three-game series against the Tigers, who are under the direction of head coach Daron Schoenrock, a former Golden Eagle pitcher. Games are Friday at 6:30, Saturday at 2 and Sunday at 1 p.m.
March 16, 2010
Golden Eagle baseball team faces two in-state foes
After going 4-2 last week to get back to .500 for the season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will return to action with four games against in-state foes this week. The Golden Eagles will host East Tennessee State on March 17 at 6 p.m. in Bush Stadium before visiting Memphis for a three-game set March 19-21.
March 14, 2010
Tech tops Buffalo in series finale
Chad Oberacker finished with four hits in five tries and drove in five runs as the Tennessee Tech baseball team finished its four-game series with a 13-7 win over Buffalo to take three out of four games from the Bulls.
March 13, 2010
Golden Eagles split Saturday double-header with Buffalo
A.J. Kirby-Jones hit his fourth home run in two days and he and Chad Hayes each drove in three runs as the Tennessee Tech baseball team topped Buffalo 12-6 in the first half of a double-header at Bush Stadium Saturday.
March 12, 2010
Kirby-Jones goes yard three times as Golden Eagles blank Buffalo
A.J. Kirby-Jones hit three home runs and drove in five runs and pitcher Adam Liberatore gave up only two hits in the win as the Tennessee Tech baseball team rolled to a 9-0 victory over Buffalo in the first game of a four-game weekend series at Bush Stadium on Friday evening.
March 9, 2010
Golden Eagles visit South Alabama for a pair
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will kick off a six-game schedule this week with a pair of games at South Alabama on March 9 and 10 as the Golden Eagles and Jaguars will meet for the first time in program history.
March 2, 2010
Weather continues to force schedule changes; Baseball and tennis affected
Wet, cold weather just keeps on forcing changes to Tech's athletics schedules. This time, the baseball game at Vanderbilt has been postponed one day and will be played Wednesday, Meanwhile, the men's tennis match set for Wednesday at Lipscomb has been postponed with a makeup date to be announced.
March 2, 2010
Golden Eagles visit No. 30 Vanderbilt
The Tennessee Tech baseball team has another tough task ahead of it Tuesday as it travels to play No. 30 Vanderbilt in Nashville. The game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.
February 27, 2010
Seventh inning rally leads Tech to 10-8 victory
For the second time in as many days the Tennessee Tech baseball team found itself in a deep hole against Cleveland State. But the end result was much different on Saturday as the Golden Eagles rallied with a seven-run seventh inning to clinch a 10-8 victory in the second game of a three-game set with the Vikings.
February 26, 2010
Tech pitchers fan 16 but fall 7-2 in home opener
Three Tech pitchers combined for 16 strikeouts, but Techs bats were quieted by Cleveland State pitcher Anthony Sambula as the Tennessee Tech baseball team fell to CSU 7-2 in the first game a three-game set on Friday evening.
February 26, 2010
Tech's A.J. Kirby-Jones featured on PingBaseball.com
As one of the most dynamic players in Tennessee Tech baseball history, junior A.J. Kirby-Jones has caught the attention of several national media outlets. Ping! Baseball is the most recent to catch up with A.J., and his interview is currently being featured on PingBaseball.com.
February 25, 2010
Schedule changes announced for Saturday's action
A couple of schedule changes have been announced for the tennis matches and baseball game on Saturday at Tennessee Tech. The tennis matches are moving indoors at Fairfield Glade and the baseball game will begin an hour earlier at 1 p.m.
February 24, 2010
Tech set for home opener against Cleveland State
After winning two out of three games against Georgia Southern to start the season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will be at home for the first time in 2010 when it takes on Cleveland State in a three-game beginning at 3 p.m. on Feb. 26.
February 20, 2010
Georgia Southern out-lasts Golden Eagles
It was a slugfest at JI Clements Stadium Saturday night, but the Tennessee Tech baseball team couldnt survive a seven-run eighth inning from Georgia Southern as the Golden Eagles fell 16-9.
February 18, 2010
Outstanding TTU Alumni include two athletes, one supporter
Athletics played a visible role in the lives of three of the people announced recently as Tennessee Tech's 2010 Outstanding Alumni, with two former athletes and one who is a loyal supporter of Golden Eagle athletics.
February 17, 2010
Golden Eagles begin championship defense this weekend
The 2010 college baseball season is quickly approaching, and the Tech baseball team has a lot to be excited for. The Golden Eagles will throw out the first pitch on Feb. 19, beginning a three-game series at Georgia Southern. Techs first home games comes the following weekend against Cleveland State.
February 4, 2010
Golden Eagle baseball camp canceled Saturday
The Golden Eagle baseball camp originally scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 13, has been canceled. For more information contact Tennessee Tech assistant baseball coach Larry Bragga or Justin Hogan at (931) 372-3853.
January 12, 2010
A.J. Kirby-Jones named preseason All-American honors from Ping!Baseball
Tennessee Tech junior A.J. Kirby-Jones has been named a preseason All-American by Ping!Baseball for the upcoming 2010 baseball season. In two years as a Golden Eagle, Kirby-Jones has had a standout career at first base and on the mound for Tech, including a record-setting season in 2009.
June 27, 2009
Dennick makes professional debut with Burlington Royals
Former Golden Eagle pitcher Ryan Dennick made his professional debut Friday night, tossing three innings in relief for the Burlington Royals in a game at Johnson City. Dennick didn't get a decision in his first appearance, striking out four batters.