June 30, 2013
Abdukhalikov chosen Tech's Outstanding Male Athlete for 2012-13
Among several great performances in 2012-13 by a variety of Tennessee Tech's male athletes, nobody was quite as dominant as senior tennis standout Syrym Abdukhalikov, who has been chosen as the school's Outstanding Male Athlete.
June 9, 2013
Unique support from around the world for Dwenger endowment
Heath Dwenger’s former teammates and college friends are determined he won’t be forgotten. Using a creative, unique idea for a worldwide fundraising effort, the idea received more than $23,000 toward a scholarship endowment in Dwenger’s memory.
June 6, 2013
Once again: Combined 14-team GPA tops 3.0 for ninth consecutive semester
For the ninth consecutive semester, Tennessee Tech’s student-athletes have teamed up to top 3.0 for their combined grade point average. The 14-team GPA for the 2013 spring semester was 3.161, with two squads posting their highest team GPA in history.
June 4, 2013
Tech tennis roster a lesson in world geography
For the members of the Golden Eagle tennis team, heading home for the summer is not as easy as most Tennessee Tech students. The players on the 2013 roster hail from seven different countries from South America to Europe.
May 9, 2013
Former Golden Eagle, Maverick Award winner Heath Dwenger passes away
Word came recently of the death of former Tennessee Tech tennis player Heath Dwenger, the first recipient of the Johnny Donnelly Maverick Award in 1999. Former team manager Brooks shares his thoughts about Heath.
May 9, 2013
Eremeev wins Maverick Award, Abdukhalikov named tennis team MVP
Senior Syrym Abdukhalikov was named the MVP and sophomore Vasily Eremeev received the Johnny Donnelly Maverick Award Thursday as Tennessee Tech tennis coach Kenny Doyle gathered his team on final time to celebrate the 2013 championship season.
April 20, 2013
Top-Seeded Golden Eagles open OVC tournament play Saturday
Tennessee Tech tennis team won the regular season league title and enter with the top seed in this weekend's Ohio Valley Conference tournament at Helfin Tennis center in Paducah, Ky.
April 20, 2013
Belmont comes out above 4-2 over Golden Eagles in OVC Semis
The Tennessee Tech tennis team's season came to a close as they fell to Belmont 4-2 in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament semifinals.
April 18, 2013
Highest OVC tennis honors go to champion Golden Eagles
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Syrym Abdukhalikov was named the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year and Kenny Doyle received Coach of the Year honors when the league announced the 2013 tennis awards Thursday at the tournament dinner.
April 17, 2013
Three in a row: Abdukhalikov named adidas OVC Tennis Player of the Week
After finishing off the Golden Eagle season undefeated in conference play, Tennessee Tech senior Syrym Abdukhalikov earned his third straight adidas Ohio Valley Conference Male Athlete of the Week in tennis.
April 14, 2013
OVC CHAMPS: Tech tennis team claims league title outright with win Sunday
With a 5-2 victory Sunday at Murray State, the Tennessee Tech tennis team completed its second consecutive sweep of Ohio Valley Conference foes, clinching the regular season league championship with a 9-0 record.
April 13, 2013
Golden Eagles stun Govs, clinch share of OVC title with 5-2 win
Tennessee Tech cleared a major hurdle Saturday with a 5-2 road win over Austin Peay, clinching at least a share of the OVC Tennis regular season title. The Golden Eagles can claim the crown outright Sunday with a win at Murray State.
April 12, 2013
Golden Eagles wrap up their season on the road this weekend
A victory Saturday at Austin Peay would leave Tech as the only unbeaten team in the conference, and clear the way for the Golden Eagles to capture back-to-back regular season championships by finishing the schedule with another win Sunday at Murray State.
April 10, 2013
Tennis match at Lipscomb cancelled due to impending weather
Thursday's match between the Tennessee Tech tennis team and Lipscomb University is cancelled due to impending weather.
April 10, 2013
Abdukhalikov named OVC Tennis Player of the Week for second straight week
Tennessee Tech senior Syrym Abdukhalikov named adidas Ohio Valley Conference Male Athlete of the Week in tennis for the second straight week.
April 7, 2013
Golden Eagle streak reaches 15; Tech clinches top two finish in OVC
With a 5-2 victory Sunday over visiting Eastern Illinois, the Tennessee Tech tennis team improved to 7-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference and has clinched one of the top two seeds in the upcoming conference tournament.
April 6, 2013
Tech keeps OVC streak alive with 5-1 win over SIUE
Golden Eagles knocked off OVC opponent SIU Edwardsville Saturday afternoon 5-1, extending its conference winning streak to 14 and improving to a 6-0 league record this season.
April 5, 2013
Golden Eagles wrap up OVC home schedule with two this weekend
The Tennessee Tech tennis team wraps up its OVC home schedule this weekend hosting SIUE on Saturday and Eastern Illinois on Sunday. The Golden Eagles are currently 5-0 in OVC play, with three of those wins coming at home.
April 3, 2013
Tech improves to 5-0 in OVC play with 4-3 win against Jacksonville State
The Golden Eagles made it 13 straight Ohio Valley Conference wins, including their 5-0 mark this season, after they knocked off a strong Jacksonville State team, 4-3, Wednesday afternoon.
April 3, 2013
Abdukhalikov named OVC Tennis Player of the Week
Tennessee Tech senior Syrym Abdukhalikov has been named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Male Athlete of the Week in tennis. Abdukhalikov went 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 2-0 at the No. 1 doubles spot last week.
April 2, 2013
Jacksonville State visits Wednesday to test surging Golden Eagles
Tennessee Tech looks to continue its league success as it hosts Jacksonville State at 1 p.m. on the Tech Tennis Courts.
March 30, 2013
Tennis streak stretches to 12 as Tech tops Eastern Kentucky, 4-3
RICHMOND, Ky. -- The Tennessee Tech tennis team pulled out a 4-3 victory Saturday at Eastern Kentucky, improving to 4-0 in Ohio Valley Conference action this year and running its regular season OVC winning streak to 12 straight.
March 29, 2013
Abdukhalikov rallies for final win as Tech tops Morehead State, 4-3
Syrym Abdukhalikov rallied late in his No. 1 singles match to capture a victory which clinched a narrow, 4-3 win for Tennessee Tech Saturday at Morehead State in Ohio Valley Conference tennis action. It was Tech's 11th straight regular season OVC win.
March 28, 2013
Golden Eagles take 10-match win streak to Kentucky for two tests
The Tennessee Tech tennis team, 2-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference this season and owning a 10-match league regular season winning streak, will be in Kentucky this weekend for a pair of conference tests.
March 20, 2013
Match versus Jacksonville State postponed until April 3
The Tennessee Tech tennis match scheduled for Thursday against Jacksonville State has been postponed until Wednesday, April 3.
March 17, 2013
Golden Eagle tennis 2-0 in OVC play with Sunday win over Belmont
The Tennessee Tech tennis team won its second OVC match of the weekend Sunday, posting a dramatic 5-2 victory over Belmont.
March 16, 2013
Golden Eagles sweep Tigers to net first win of the season
Tennessee Tech continued its dominance over Tennessee State Saturday, claiming a 7-0 victory over the Tigers in Ohio Valley Conference tennis action to post the Golden Eagles' first victory of the season.
March 15, 2013
Tennis team opens OVC play with pair of home matches this weekend
The Tennessee Tech tennis team opens Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend, hosting a pair of in-state rivals with Tennessee State paying a Saturday visit and league newcomer Belmont in town Sunday.
March 4, 2013
UNC Asheville claims 5-2 match over Golden Eagles
The Tennessee Tech tennis team fell to UNC-Asheville 5-2 Sunday at the Asheville Racquet Club Downtown.
March 2, 2013
Golden Eagles visit UNC Asheville for Sunday afternoon match
The Tennessee Tech tennis team heads to the mountains this weekend, visiting UNC Asheville Sunday for a 1 p.m. match. It's the teams final non-conference match and closes a grueling early schedule.
February 10, 2013
Golden Eagles handed 5-0 loss at No. 10 Mississippi State
Tenth-ranked Mississippi State handed Tennessee Tech a 5-0 loss Sunday evening as the Golden Eagles fell to the Bulldogs at the McCarthy Gymnasium.
February 8, 2013
Golden Eagles visit No. 10 Mississippi State this weekend
It’s been nearly 40 years since the Tennessee Tech tennis team has faced off against Mississippi State as Tech visits the tenth ranked Bulldogs Sunday at 5 p.m. CT in Starkville.
February 3, 2013
Wins at top not enough, Tech falls at Appalachian State, 4-3
BOONE, N.C. -- Tennessee Tech captured the doubles point and two top singles positions, but Appalachian State swept the bottom four singles spots to claim a 4-3 victory over the Golden Eagles Sunday afternoon.
February 1, 2013
Golden Eagles bid for first win Sunday at Appalachian State
Two tennis teams looking to find some early season success will tangle Sunday afternoon when Tennessee Tech visits Appalachian State for an 11 a.m. CT match.
February 1, 2013
Golden Eagles predicted to finish first in OVC tennis race
Tennessee Tech is picked to finish first in the OVC in a poll of the league’s tennis coaches, and the Golden Eagles have three of the top eight players in the league’s preseason player rankings.
January 27, 2013
Golden Eagle tennis team falls at Winthrop, 5-2
Tennessee Tech earned wins at the two top singles posts from Syrym Abdukhalikov and Alejandro Augusto, but the Golden Eagles fell at Winthrop Sunday, 5-2.
January 26, 2013
Golden Eagle tennis team topped by Charlotte, 6-1
Syrym Abdukhalikov earned a victory at the No. 1 singles position, but it was the lone point of the day for Tennessee Tech as the Golden Eagles lost to Charlotte, 6-1, Saturday afternoon.
January 26, 2013
Tennis team visits Charlotte, Winthrop this weekend
The early road stretch continues for Tennessee Tech's tennis team, which plays matches this weekend at Charlotte on Saturday and Winthrop on Sunday.
January 21, 2013
No. 63 Georgia State claims 6-1 win over Golden Eagles; Syrym wins
Senior Syrym Abdukhalikov earned a straight set victory in the top singles spot, but it was the lone point of the day for Tennessee Tech as the Golden Eagles were defeated, 6-1, by No. 63 Georgia State Monday morning in Atlanta.
January 20, 2013
Chattanooga edges Golden Eagle tennis squad, 4-3
Chattanooga built a 4-0 lead to win the match before Tennessee Tech won the final three points in falling to the Mocs, 4-3, Sunday morning.
January 19, 2013
Golden Eagles topped by Oklahoma State in Knoxville
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Oklahoma State swept to a 4-0 victory over the Tennessee Tech tennis team Saturday evening in Knoxville. The Golden Eagles play at Chattanooga Sunday morning and Georgia State Monday morning.
January 17, 2013
Golden Eagles handed 4-0 season-opening loss at No. 19 Tennessee
The Tennessee Tech tennis team opened the 2013 dual match schedule Thursday with a 4-0 loss at No. 19 Tennessee in Knoxville.
January 14, 2013
Tennis schedule opens with ranked teams, tough road stretch
The Tennessee Tech tennis team opens the dual match portion of its schedule on Thursday at No. 20 Tennessee, the first of several ranked opponents that fill a challenging road stretch for coach Kenny Doyle's team.
November 4, 2012
Golden Eagle players get wins at Alabama, Carolinas Invitationals
Members of the Tennessee Tech tennis team notched wins over the weekend at two different tournaments. Two Golden Eagles played at the Alabama Crimson Tide Invitational and two played at the Carolinas Invitational.
November 2, 2012
Four inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame
The Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame welcomed four new inductees Friday night at the annual Hall of Fame Dinner. The new members are Ken Fults, Janet Holt-Baker, Randy Smith and Grant Swallows.
November 1, 2012
Four Tech players competing this weekend in Alabama, South Carolina
The Tennessee Tech tennis team will be trying to score points on two fronts this weekend, with players heading to tournaments in Alabama and South Carolina.
October 25, 2012
Randy Smith to be inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame Nov. 2
The list of Randy Smith’s contributions to Tennessee Tech Athletics includes a successful playing career, an award-winning career as Golden Eagle tennis coach, and several years as an administrator. Smith will be inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, Nov. 2.
October 21, 2012
Tech pair each nets singles victories at USTA/ITA Regionals
Tennessee Tech tennis standouts Syrym Abdukhalikov and Alejandro Augusto each claimed victories in singles play before bowing out at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional this weekend at the University of Memphis.
October 18, 2012
Two Golden Eagles in Memphis for USTA/ITA Regional Tournament
Golden Eagles Syrym Abduhkalikov and Alejandro Augusto will be in Memphis this weekend to play in the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional tennis tournament.
October 14, 2012
Tarasov wins flight championship to highlight play at Tennessee Invitational
Tennessee Tech sophomore Artem Tarasov claimed the championship in the Volunteer Singles Flight and teamed with junior Vasily Eremeev to win the consolation crown in the White Doubles Flight during play at the Tennessee Fall Tennis Invitational.
October 11, 2012
Five Golden Eagles head to Knoxville for Tennessee Invitational
Five Golden Eagles will represent Tennessee Tech this weekend in Knoxville at the University of Tennessee Invitational men's tennis tournament, to be played at Barksdale Stadium and nearby courts in Tyson Park.
September 23, 2012
Tech players win three championships at Louisville Fall Invitational
Tennessee Tech players claimed three championships Sunday in tennis action at the Louisville Fall Invitational, including an impressive victory for the Flight "A" doubles championship by Syrym Abdukhalikov and Alejandro Augusto.
September 21, 2012
Golden Eagles find succes on first day of Louisville Fall Invitational
Alejandro Augusto has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Flight “A” singles draw, and joined playing partner Syrym Abdukhalikov in moving on to the next round in the Flight “A” doubles event as the Tennessee Tech tennis team met with success Friday on the first day of the Louisville Fall Invitational.
September 20, 2012
Golden Eagle tennis team at Louisville Invitational Friday-Sunday
The Tennessee Tech tennis team will be in Louisville this weekend to compete in another challenging field, this time at the University of Louisville Invitational.
September 8, 2012
Tech duo stuns second-seeded Gator pair in Southern Intercollegiates
Tennessee Tech's unseeded duo of Syrym Abdukhalikov and Alejandro Augusto claimed a surprising 8-4 victory over the second-seeded pair from the University of Florida to highlight the first day of play Friday at the Southern Intercollegiate Championships.
September 6, 2012
Golden Eagle tennis team begins play this weekend at Southern Intercollegiates
The Tennessee Tech tennis team will get the 2012 fall tournament schedule underway this weekend when it visits the University of Georgia's Dan Magill Tennis Complex for the Southern Intercollegiates. A field of 24 teams will compete over three days in Athens.
September 4, 2012
TTU Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012 to include four inductees
Three former student-athletes, and one of the Athletic Department’s most successful coaches, are the four people who will be enshrined into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame in November as the school honors its athletic legacy with the 38th annual induction ceremony.
August 8, 2012
Golden Eagle tennis team ready to get back to action with Fall tourney play
The Tennessee Tech tennis team is scheduled to compete in five tournaments during the 2012 fall season, which will get underway in early September.