October 17, 2017 Boit awarded OVC Male Runner of the Week honor BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Sophomore Gilbert Boit has been named the adidas® OVC Male Runner of the Week for the third time of the 2017 season, as announced by the Ohio Valley Conference office Tuesday.
October 16, 2017 Men's cross country earns No. 15 spot in latest USTFCCCA South Region rankings NEW ORLEANS – The Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team has moved to No. 15 in Week 5 of the USTFCCCA South Region rankings, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday.
October 14, 2017 Men's cross country places 31st, Boit in top 20 with new school record at Pre-Nationals LOUISVILLE – Tennessee Tech received a preview of November’s NCAA Championships during its appearance at the adidas® Pre-National Invitational, hosted by the University of Louisville on Saturday morning.
October 12, 2017 Men's cross country to join competitive field at adidas® Pre-Nationals LOUISVILLE – This coming Saturday, the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team will race in its biggest and most prestigious meet yet this season at the NCAA Division I adidas® Pre-Nationals Invitational.
October 3, 2017 Boit earns second OVC Male Runner of the Week honor of 2017 BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Sophomore Gilbert Boit has been named the adidas® OVC Co-Male Runner of the Week for the second consecutive week, as announced by the Ohio Valley Conference office Tuesday.
October 2, 2017 Men's cross country at 12th in latest USTFCCCA South Region rankings NEW ORLEANS – The Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team now stands at No. 12 in week 4 of the USTFCCCA South Region rankings, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday.
September 30, 2017 Tech men place seventh; Boit posts third win against deep field at Sam Bell Invitational BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Compared to last week’s Mountain Dew Invitational, the Tech men’s cross country team faced a smaller but more challenging field at Indiana University’s inaugural Sam Bell Invitational.
September 29, 2017 Men's cross country to be tested at Sam Bell Invitational in Indiana BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Boasting a tie for its highest USTFCCCA ranking in program history, the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team heads north this weekend for the inaugural Sam Bell Invitational, hosted by Indiana University.
September 26, 2017 Boit, Sanga sweep adidas® OVC Runner of the Week honors BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Sophomore Gilbert Boit and freshman Purity Sanga have been named the adidas® OVC Male and Female Runners of the Week, as announced by the Ohio Valley Conference office Tuesday.
September 25, 2017 Men's cross country ties highest-ever program ranking in latest USTFCCCA South Region release NEW ORLEANS – The Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team has been rewarded for its performance at last weekend’s Mountain Dew Invitational with a jump in the latest USTFCCCA South Region rankings, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday.
September 23, 2017 Boit win helps propel Tech men to runner-up finish at Florida's Mountain Dew Invitational GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Having not raced since Sept. 2, Tech men’s cross country showed no signs of slowing down at the Mountain Dew Invitational Saturday morning. The Golden Eagles placed second out of 24 teams in their first-ever appearance at the meet, and sophomore Gilbert Boit collected his second individual win in as many meets this season.
September 21, 2017 Tech men's cross country returns to action at Florida's Mountain Dew Invitational GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team will race for the first time since early September when it travels down south for the Mountain Dew Invitational this weekend. Tech has never before appeared in the meet.
September 11, 2017 Men's cross country holds steady in latest USTFCCCA South Region rankings NEW ORLEANS – With one meet under its belt, the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team remains at 11th in the USTFCCCA South Region Week 1 rankings, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday.
September 2, 2017 Boit repeat win highlights Golden Eagle Invitational, season opener COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech cross country endured rainy conditions to complete the Golden Eagle Invitational presented by Hometown IGA, its season-opening meet at the Ironwood Golf Course on Saturday morning.
September 1, 2017 Tech cross country to open at home with Golden Eagle Invitational presented by Hometown IGA COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For the second-consecutive year, Tennessee Tech cross country is gearing up for its season-opening Golden Eagle Invitational presented by Hometown IGA at the Ironwood Golf Course on Saturday morning.
August 28, 2017 Men's cross country at 11th in USTFCCCA South Region preseason rankings NEW ORLEANS – Tennessee Tech’s men’s cross country team will open the season ranked 11th in the USTFCCCA South Region rankings, as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday.
August 24, 2017 Men's cross country picked third in preseason OVC standings BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team has been picked to finish third in the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference standings, as announced by the OVC office Thursday.
August 21, 2017 Tech cross country, track & field announce open tryouts COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With the first cross country meet of the 2017 season approaching, the Tennessee Tech cross country and track & field coaching staff is now accepting applications from Tech students interested in trying out for the men’s and women’s teams.
August 4, 2017 Tech cross country releases 2017 schedule COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With about a month left until its first meet, Tennessee Tech cross country has announced its competition schedule for the upcoming 2017 season.
May 16, 2017 Gilbert Boit presented with OVC Championship Ring After becoming the first man in Tennessee Tech school history to claim the Ohio Valley Conference men's cross country title, Gilbert Boit was presented with his OVC Championship ring on Tuesday afternoon alongside Director of Athletics Mark Wilson and head coach Wayne Angel.
February 10, 2017 Tech cross country teams set pace for athletic and academic success Winning with integrity has always been a mission for Mark Wilson’s Tennessee Tech athletics department for many years, and the Golden Eagle men and women’s cross country teams continue to provide an example of what that means.
November 11, 2016 Tennessee Tech men's cross country places 11th at NCAA South Regionals The Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country team headed down to Tallahassee, Fla., on Friday for the NCAA Division I South Regionals to test their training against some of the top schools in the area. The men claimed an 11th place finish, while the Golden Eagle women placed 21st respectively.
November 8, 2016 Golden Eagle men's cross country to compete at the NCAA South Regionals on Friday After a solid performance at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships two weekends ago, it is time for the Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country teams to test their limits once again. The Golden Eagle squads will travel to Tallahassee, Fla., on Friday for the NCAA South Regionals at the Apalachee Regional Park.
October 29, 2016 Gilbert Boit wins 2016 OVC Men's Cross Country Title; Golden Eagles place fifth overall It was an exciting day as the Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country team competed in the Ohio Valley Conference Championships at the Percy Warner State Park in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday morning.
October 28, 2016 Gilbert Boit named OVC Male Freshman of the Year This weekend not only marks the OVC Championships for the men and women’s cross country teams, but it is also a time when the 12 member schools take a break from their training to gather together and celebrate the accomplishments of the runners throughout the league.
October 25, 2016 Tennessee Tech men's cross country team to compete at OVC Championships on Saturday With months of training and numerous meets to prepare them, it is time for the Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country teams to put their talents to the test at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships on Saturday.
October 14, 2016 Tennessee Tech men's cross country finishes 11th at Crimson Classic The Tennessee Tech men’s team placed 11th (349 points) out of a field of 24 teams, while the Golden Eagle women placed 12th (362 points) in a field of 25 teams.
October 12, 2016 Golden Eagle cross country to compete at Crimson Classic on Friday With two weeks from their last meet and numerous hours of work put in to prepare them, the Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country teams are roaring to get back into action. The Golden Eagles will travel to Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Friday to participate in the Crimson Classic with over 38 teams from various power conferences.
October 1, 2016 Golden Eagle men's cross country places 13th at Greater Louisville Classic The Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country team had another strong showing on Saturday morning at the Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
September 28, 2016 Golden Eagle cross country teams on course Saturday at Greater Louisville Classic After a week break, the Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country teams are ready to get back in action. The Golden Eagle teams head to Louisville with dozens of other teams for the Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday morning at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
September 20, 2016 Gilbert Boit named adidas® OVC Male Runner of the Week on Sept. 20 After another superb showing for the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team at the Commodore Classic, Gilbert Boit has been named the adidas® OVC Male Runner of the Week on Sept. 20.
September 19, 2016 Tech men's cross country ranked 10th in USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Poll The Tennessee Tech men's cross country team is now ranked 10th in the South Region per the USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Regional Cross Country Rankings that was released on Sept. 19.
September 17, 2016 Boit anchors impressive showing from Tech men's cross country team at Commodore Classic NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Gilbert Boit isn’t taking anything for granted. Just because the sophomore from Kenya has already proven to be the fastest distance runner in school history, the Tennessee Tech sophomore raced every step of the way Saturday morning against the largest, most challenging field of his brief career.
September 14, 2016 Golden Eagle men and women's cross country to compete at Commodore Classic on Saturday The Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country head down the highway to Nashville on Saturday for the Commodore Classic.
September 12, 2016 Tech men's cross country ranked 14th in USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Poll The Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team is now ranked 14th in the South Region per the USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Regional Cross Country Rankings that was released on Sept. 12.
September 9, 2016 Golden Eagle men and women's cross country finish first at Azalea City Classic The Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country teams had another stellar showing Friday at the Azalea City Classic with both teams landing a first place finish.
September 7, 2016 Tech cross country returns to action at the Azalea City Classic on Friday The Tennessee Tech cross country teams are ready to get back in action on Friday at the Azalea City Classic in Mobile, Ala.
September 6, 2016 Gilbert Boit named adidas® OVC Male Runner of the Week on Sept. 6 In his collegiate cross country debut Gilbert Boit established a new Tennessee Tech 6K record in taking first place at the Golden Eagle Invitational presented by Hometown IGA.
September 3, 2016 Men and women's cross country each finish second overall at Golden Eagle Invitational presented by Hometown IGA It was an exciting event on a beautiful day for the Tennessee Tech men (2-1) and women’s (3-1) cross country teams as they hosted the Golden Eagle Invitational presented by Hometown IGA at Ironwood Golf Course.
September 1, 2016 Tech cross country opens 2016 season with Golden Eagle Invitiational presented by Hometown IGA on Saturday The time has come! The Tennessee Tech men and women’s cross country teams are ready to kickoff their 2016 season with the Golden Eagle Invitational presented by Hometown IGA on Saturday.
August 24, 2016 Tech men's cross country ranked seventh and women's cross country ranked ninth in preseason OVC poll In a preseason vote of head cross country coaches in the Ohio Valley Conference, the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team ranked seventh and the women’s cross country team ranked ninth respectively.
August 3, 2016 Tennessee Tech cross country teams to host first home meet since 2012 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country schedules have officially been slated for the 2016 season. Highlighted by five regular season meets, including one hosted by the Golden Eagles for the first time since the 2012 season, the agenda promises to be filled with some of the most elite teams across the region.
April 22, 2016 First Golden Wings Awards show to air LIVE on OVC Digital Network Tennessee Tech University will recognize and honor its student-athletes with the first Golden Wings Awards Show, to be streamed LIVE on the OVC Digital Network on Tuesday, April 26. The event is NOT open to the public, but the webstream will show every minute of the event and is free.
April 12, 2016 Military careers part of life for three Golden Eagle distance runners Lessons learned as disciplined distance runners for the Tennessee Tech cross country and track & field teams are serving three Golden Eagles as their plans include careers in the U.S. military.
November 13, 2015 Sambu places 39th as two Tech men compete in NCAA South Regional Tennessee Tech junior Geoffrey Sambu placed 34th individually at the NCAA South Regional cross country championships at Harry Pritchett Running Park, the lone Golden Eagle runner to cross the finish line.
November 12, 2015 Six Tech women, two men to run Friday in NCAA South Regional in Tuscaloosa Two members of the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team and six from the women’s squad will compete Friday in the NCAA South Regional, hosted by the University of Alabama at Harry Pritchett Running Park in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
October 31, 2015 Sambu repeats as all-OVC; Golden Eagle men ninth at OVC Championships Junior Geoffrey Sambu repeated his all-conference performance, placing 13th individually to capture second-team honors while leading the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team to ninth place at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships Saturday in Murray, Ky.
October 28, 2015 Golden Eagle runners primed and ready to run in OVC Championships Saturday The Tennessee Tech cross country teams will put the last three months of training into what should be their best effort Saturday morning at the Ohio Valley Conference championships in Murray, Ky.
October 16, 2015 Tech women 16th in tough Crimson Classic field; Short-handed men's team not in final standings Paced by former junior college All-American Purity Murray’s personal-best time, the Tennessee Tech women’s cross country team placed 16th in an outstanding field of 26 teams at the Alabama Crimson Classic Friday evening at the Harry Pritchett Park. The Golden Eagle men’s team, which started the race with only five runners, did not record a team score as one Golden Eagle runner was unable to finish the event due to cramps.
October 14, 2015 Golden Eagle runners head to Tuscaloosa for Crimson Classic on Friday The Tennessee Tech cross country teams have one final tuneup race before competing at the end of the month in the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, and what a meet it will be. The Golden Eagles are set to run Friday afternoon in the Crimson Classic, hosted by the University of Alabama.
October 3, 2015 Tech women sixth, men place 10th at Greater Louisville Classic The Tennessee Tech women’s cross country team earned a sixth place finish among the 14 Division I teams in their event at the Greater Louisville Classic Saturday morning, and the Golden Eagle men finished 10th among 14 Division programs in their race.
September 30, 2015 Cross country teams run Saturday in large field at Greater Louisville Classic The Tennessee Tech cross country teams will head to Louisville, Ky., this weekend to compete in their largest races of the season at the Greater Louisville Classic.
September 19, 2015 Sambu paces Golden Eagle runners at Commodore Classic Geoffrey Sambu posted the 11th fastest 8K time in Tennessee Tech men's cross country history, and two other Golden Eagles recorded personal-best times as Tech placed 16th among 20 teams Saturday morning at the Commodore Classic, hosted by Vanderbilt University at Nashville's Percy Warner Park.
September 17, 2015 Tech cross country, track & field teams looking for manager for 2015-16 Tennessee Tech cross country and track & field coach Wayne Angel is looking for someone to serve as the team manager for the 2015-16 seasons.
September 17, 2015 Golden Eagles face another challenging field at Commodore Classic Saturday Another chellenging race is in store Saturday for the Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams when they run in the Commodore Classic, hosted by Vanderbilt University. The races will take place at the Vaughn's Gap Cross Country Course at Percy Warner Park in Nashville.
September 17, 2015 Run With Us: Community has chance Friday to "run" with Golden Eagle cross country teams Runners of every ability (including no ability to run whatsoever), especially kids, will have a rare opportunity Friday evening to "run" with members of the Tennessee Tech cross country teams, who hail from across the nation and around the world. It's a special jog around Dogwood Park with the Golden Eagles as part of the Centennial Community Kickoff event.
September 12, 2015 Sambu, WIlliamson and three career-best times lead Tech runners at Furman Geoffrey Sambu and Daniel Williamson led the way as the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team posted three career-best times and placed eighth among 12 teams at the Furman Invitational Saturday morning.
September 11, 2015 Golden Eagles look for steady improvement against huge field at Furman Classic A huge field will greet the Tennessee Tech cross country teams Saturday when they run at the third annual Furman Cross Country Classic.
September 5, 2015 Young teams filled with newcomers set many personal-best times at Indiana Open Nine of Tennessee Tech's 13 cross country runners ran in their first collegiate race Saturday as coach Wayne Angel's Golden Eagles opened the 2015 season at the Indiana Open.
September 1, 2015 Cross country teams each open against 11th ranked Hoosiers Saturday at Indiana Open The Tennessee Tech cross country teams open the 2015 schedule Saturday at the Indiana Open, where the Golden Eagles go up against two Hoosier teams each ranked 11th in the nation in the preseason
August 31, 2015 Golden Eagle men's cross country team anked 14th in South Region preseason For the first time in history, the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team has received a spot in the polls, landing at 14th in the USTFCCCA preseason South Region listing.
August 26, 2015 Men picked fourth in OVC, Golden Eagle women tabbed for seventh The Tennessee Tech men are picked to finish fourth in the upcoming Ohio Valley Conference cross country season while the Golden Eagle women are tabbed for seventh place, in a poll among the league's head cross country coaches.
July 17, 2015 Men's cross country program adds three signees from Kenya Tennessee Tech cross country and track coach Wayne Angel has announced the addition of three incoming freshmen signees who will run for the Golden Eagles beginning this fall, all hailing from the same region in Kenya.
July 8, 2015 Cross country schedule pits Tech runners against region's top opponents Five regular season meets that will put Tennessee Tech’s cross country runners on the course against some of the elite teams throughout the region make up the 2015 schedule, announced this week by coach Wayne Angel.
December 11, 2014 On the course and off, Sambu has been quiet leader for cross country teams Cross country sophomore Geoffrey Sambu has been selected as the November recipient of the Tennessee Tech Athletics Unsung Leader Award.
December 9, 2014 Sambu, Dohrmann named MVPs; Several others claim team awards The Tennessee Tech cross country teams closed out the 2014 season Monday night with an awards dinner, where first-year head coach Wayne Angel and his staff presented several awards. Former U.S. Olympian Jose "Tony" Parrilla was the guest speaker.
November 14, 2014 Sambu posts highest finish in school history at 13th; strong effort nets Huber 87th TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Sophomore Geoffrey Sambu recorded the highest finish in school history when he placed 13th at the NCAA South Regional Cross Country Championships Friday morning, while classmate Brennan Huber also had a strong effort with a Top 90 showing.
November 12, 2014 Sambu, Huber compete Friday in NCAA South Regional meet They have a chance to make history Friday morning. Tennessee Tech distance runners Geoffrey Sambu and Brennan Huber are in Florida where they will compete in the NCAA South Regional in a quest to become the first Golden Eagle cross country runners to qualify for the national championships later in the month, and to earn All-South Regional laurels.
November 1, 2014 Sambu first-team all-OVC, Golden Eagles seventh at OVC Championships Geoffrey Sambu set the school record and finished sixth overall and five of Tennessee Tech’s seven runners posted career-best times as the Golden Eagle men’s cross country team claimed seventh place in a field of 12 teams at the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference championships.
October 28, 2014 Golden Eagles run in OVC Championships Saturday morning in Alabama With well-rested legs, an enthusiastic mindset, and the chance to climb in the final standings, the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team will be in Oxford, Alabama this weekend to compete in the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference championship.
October 14, 2014 Sambu, Dohrmann named OVC adidas Runners of the Week A pair of Tennessee Tech cross country standouts, sophomore Geoffrey Sambu and senior Yeshi Dohrmann, have each been tabbed as the Ohio Valley Conference adidas Runner of the Week.
October 11, 2014 HOT STUFF: Men sixth, women 10th at hot and steamy FSU Invitational TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Tennessee Tech men's cross country team placed sixth and the women's squad finished 10th Friday night at a hot and steamy FSU Invitational at Apalachee Regional Park.
October 8, 2014 Whole new challenge facing Golden Eagle cross country teams in Florida A whole new set of challenges looms this weekend for the Tennessee Tech cross country teams as they head to the Florida State Invitational. The races will be held at twilight Friday for coach Wayne Angel's runners.
October 4, 2014 Golden Eagles establish PR times in chilly run at Louisville LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Geoffrey Sambu led the way and five Golden Eagle men set new personal-best times in a chilly run at the Greater Louisville Classic Saturday.
October 3, 2014 Tech, seven other OVC teams face huge field Saturday at Greater Louisville race Among the dozens and dozens of teams that will be competing Saturday at the 13th Annual Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic will be Tennessee Tech and seven other Ohio Valley Conference opponents. The field will also bring many of the top-ranked teams throughout the region.
October 1, 2014 School record already in books, Sambu foundation for building Tech programs Geoffrey Sambu has already broken the school record in cross country. Over the next few years, coach Wayne Angel thinks Sambu's presence on the Golden Eagle roster can help build track & field and cross country programs that will compete for OVC championships.
September 19, 2014 Angel adds Samantha Linck to cross country, track & field coaching staff First-year Tennessee Tech cross country and track & field head coach Wayne Angel has announced the addition of Samantha Linck to his staff as an assistant coach.
September 13, 2014 Golden Eagles 11th at Commodore Classic, Sambu finishes fifth overall NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With sophomore Geoffrey Sambu leading the way with a fifth place individual finish, the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team placed 11th among 15 Division I programs Saturday at the Commodore Classic hosted by Vanderbilt University.
September 11, 2014 Golden Eagle runners facing sizeable challenge at Commodore Classic Saturday The Tennessee Tech cross country teams will be among 29 schools running Saturday morning at the Commodore Classic, hosted at Percy Warner Park in Nashville by Vanderbilt University. The men will get things started at 9 a.m. CT with an 8K race, followed at 10 a.m. by a women’s 5K contest.
September 6, 2014 Sambu in Top 10, Golden Eagles battle No. 6 Indiana Hoosiers BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Sophomore Geoffrey Sambu earned a Top 10 finish individually and the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team used Saturday's run against the No. 6 Indiana Hoosiers as a solid learning experience on a challenging, slippery course.
September 5, 2014 Tech track, cross country programs add Eugene Frazier as assistant coach With a lengthy list of success, both as a runner and as a coach, Eugene Frazier has been named as an assistant cross country and track & field coach at Tennessee Tech.
September 4, 2014 Golden Eagles face one of nation's top teams at Indiana Open Saturday Riding the crest of the team's season-opening, first-place finish at the Carolina Invitational, the Tennessee Tech men's cross country squad steps it up a few notches this weekend with a head-to-head race against the No. 6 ranked Indiana Hoosiers.
September 2, 2014 Golden Eagle Geoffrey Sambu named OVC co-Runner of the Week Sophomore Geoffrey Sambu opened his Tennessee Tech running career Saturday by claiming first place in the Carolina Invitational. On Tuesday, he was selected by the Ohio Valley Conference as the league's co-Runner of the Week.
August 30, 2014 Sambu leads strong team effort as Golden Eagles race to first at Carolina Invitational COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Geoffrey Sambu was the first runner across the finish line and Tennessee Tech placed seven runners among the top 11 as the Golden Eagle men's cross country team opened the 2014 season with a first place team finish at the Carolina Invitational early Saturday.
August 27, 2014 New era in Tech cross country begins Saturday at Carolina Invitational The Tennessee Tech cross country season begins Saturday morning under first-year coach Wayne Angel when the Golden Eagles compete at the Carolina Invitational, a race that will be held on Ft Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
August 26, 2014 Cross country team bolstered with addition of transfer Geoffrey Sambu Geoffrey Sambu, a transfer from Florida A&M where he previously ran for coach Wayne Angel, has transferred to Tennessee Tech where he will help the first-year Golden Eagle coach chart a new course for TTU cross country program.
August 8, 2014 New coach sets ambitious schedule for 2014 cross country season Tennessee Tech first-year head coach Wayne Angel has announced the cross country teams' 2014 schedule that features an aggressive slate of competition.
July 16, 2014 Wayne Angel named head coach of Tech cross country, track programs A veteran coach who has delivered successful programs and individual winners at every college and high school he has directed, Wayne Angel has been named as the cross country and track & field head coach at Tennessee Tech University.
December 31, 2013 SCHOLAR POWER: Tech student-athletes post highest combined GPA in history Tennessee Tech student-athletes posted the highest combined GPA in school history during the fall semester, with four teams registering the highest semester GPA in the history of their sports.
December 22, 2013 Cline, Greene named MVPs of Golden Eagle cross country teams for 2013 Rebecca Cline was named Most Valuable on the women’s team and John Greene captured the same honor for the men’s team when Tennessee Tech cross country coach Tony Cox announced the team awards for the 2013 season.
November 2, 2013 Greene, Cline pace Tech runners in OVC Championships MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Led by seniors John Greene and Rebecca Cline, the Tennessee Tech cross country teams wrapped up the 2013 season Saturday at the OVC Championships.
November 1, 2013 Golden Eagles to race Saturday in OVC Championships Seven Golden Eagle seniors run their final race for Tennessee Tech Saturday at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships in Morehead, Ky., but all will cherish memories of their team throughout their lives.
October 19, 2013 Golden Eagle runners finish fourth at Evansville, Greene and Cline lead the way John Greene captured seventh place in the men’s race and Rebecca Cline claimed 12th place and both of Tennessee Tech’s cross country team finished in fourth place among the Division I teams competing Saturday at the Evansville Invitational.
October 17, 2013 Final tuneup before OVC meet is Saturday running at Evansville Invitational The Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams will race in the Evansville Invitational Saturday morning, the final tuneup for the Golden Eagles before the OVC Championships early next month.
October 5, 2013 Golden Eagle teams both finish third at Foothills; John Greene places first Senior John Greene took first place individually and the Tennessee Tech cross country teams both finished in third place at the Jacksonville State Foothills Invitational Saturday morning.
October 5, 2013 Saturday's cross country assignment: Jacksonville State Foothills Invitational The Tennessee Tech women's and men's cross country teams will venture South this weekend to run Saturday in the Jacksonville State Foothills Invitational.
September 28, 2013 Golden Eagle runners to compete at Charlotte Invitational Saturday A large, challenging field awaits Saturday when the Tennessee Tech cross country teams compete at the Charlotte Invitational. Coach Tony Cox's teams have not competed in two weeks, and hope to be fresh for the races.
September 28, 2013 Golden Eagle men 10th, women 11th at Charlotte Invitational John Greene led the Tennessee Tech men's team while Rebecca Cline was the top finisher for the Golden Eagle women Saturday at the Charlotte Invitational. Eight Tech runners established new career-best times during the meet.
September 14, 2013 Greene leads Golden Eagles at Commodore Classic John Greene was the top individual finisher for the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team, as the Golden Eagles placed 16th among 19 Division I teams Saturday at the Vanderbilt Commodore Classic.
September 13, 2013 Golden Eagle runners prepared for Commodore Classic The Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams will be in Nashville Saturday morning to compete in Vanderbilt's Commodore Classic.
August 30, 2013 On the run: Cross country teams open season Friday evening in North Carolina The Tennessee Tech women's and men's cross country teams get the 2013 season off and running Friday evening at the Western Carolina Invitational in Cullowhee, N.C.
August 30, 2013 Golden Eagle men place sixth at Western Carolina Invitational Senior John Greene returned to the lineup for the first time in two years and paced the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team to a sixth place finish at the Western Carolina Invitational Friday evening.
August 12, 2013 Cross country teams face couple of new wrinkles in 2013 schedules Tennessee Tech's women's and men's cross country teams have some familiar outings ahead, but will also see a couple of new wrinkles in the 2013 schedule which was announced this week by coach Tony Cox.
June 1, 2013 Runner Adam McLeod named CoSIDA Academic All-District Tennessee Tech senior Adam McLeod has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District® Track & Field/Cross Country Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
November 9, 2012 Mahan, Miller pace Tech runners at NCAA South Regional meet Mike Mahan led the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team and Beth Miller was the top finisher for the women's team as the Golden Eagles competed Friday at the NCAA South Regional meet in Tallahassee, Fla.
November 8, 2012 Tech runners compete in NCAA South Regional Friday in Florida The Tennessee Tech cross country teams will be racing against some of the premier collegiate teams in the nation Friday when they compete in the NCAA South Regional in Tallahassee, Fla.
October 27, 2012 Tech runners set 10 personal-best marks at OVC Championships Tennessee Tech runners established 10 new career-best times Saturday as the Golden Eagles competed at the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country Championships. The Tech men placed seventh while the Golden Eagle women finished in 11th place.
October 26, 2012 Golden Eagles head to Alabama for OVC Championships The Tennessee Tech cross country teams head to Alabama Saturday to compete in the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Championships in Oxford. The schedule begins with a women's 5K race at 9:15 a.m., with the men's 8K contest planned for a 10 a.m. starting gun.
October 13, 2012 Golden Eagles among top finishers at Berry College Invitational The Tennessee Tech men's cross country team placed second and the Golden Eagle women finished third Saturday morning at the Viking Invitational, hosted by Berry College.
October 11, 2012 Golden Eagle runners to race at Berry College Invitational Saturday In their final tune-up before running in the Ohio Valley Conference championships in two weeks, the Tennessee Tech women's and men's cross country teams will be in north Georgia Saturday for the Berry College Invitational.
October 5, 2012 Tech women finish second, men third at TTU Invitational The Tennessee Tech women's cross country team placed second, paced by Beth Miller, and the Golden Eagle men were third as Mike Mahan led the squad at the annual TTU Invitational Cross Country Invitational Friday afternoon at Southern Hills Golf Course.
October 3, 2012 Runners converge on Southern Hills Friday for annual TTU Invitational A field of six men's teams and five women's teams will converge on Cookeville's Southern Hills Golf Course Friday to compete in the annual TTU Invitational Cross Country Invitational. Admission and parking are free for spectators.
September 29, 2012 Tech women finish third, men fourth at Louisville Invitational he Tennessee Tech women’s cross country team took third place among 42 teams while the Golden Eagle men’s team claimed fourth among 38 squads in the Blue Division of the Louisville Fall Invitational Saturday.
September 29, 2012 Golden Eagles running in one of nation's largest meets Saturday in Louisville The Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams will be in Louisville Saturday to run in one of the largest meets in the nation, featuring six different races and more than 125 teams.
September 15, 2012 Tech runners in Nashville Saturday for Vandy's Commodore Classic The Tennessee Tech cross country teams will be in Nashville Saturday to compete in the Commodore Classic, being hosted by Vanderbilt University at Percy Warner Park.
September 15, 2012 Golden Eagle teams both place 21st in Commodore Classic he Tennessee Tech cross country teams were part of a huge field of teams and runners Saturday at the Vanderbilt Commodore Classic, and each Golden Eagle squad placed 21st in a field of 24 Division I entries in the event held at Percy Warner Park.
September 8, 2012 Men place fourth, women sixth at Fleet Feet meet in Huntsville Matt Bishop paced the Tennessee Tech men's team to a fourth place showing while Beth Miller earned a Top 10 individual spot and led the Golden Eagle women's squad to sixth place at the Fleet Feet Sports Invitational Saturday in Huntsville to get the 2012 cross country season underway.
September 5, 2012 Cross country teams open 2012 season Saturday at Huntsville Invitational The Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams will open the 2012 season Saturday when they compete in the Fleet Feet Sports Earl Jacoby Memorial Invitational, hosted the the University of Alabama-Huntsville.
July 23, 2012 Several new events highlight 2012 cross country schedule Four brand new meets, the return to a familiar event, a repeat appearance and hosting the annual TTU Invitational are highlights of the 2012 men's and women's cross country schedules unveiled this week by Tennessee Tech coach Tony Cox.
November 27, 2011 Golden Eagle cross country teams earn OVC Sportsmanship awards The Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams are the recipients of the 2011-12 Ohio Valley Conference Team Sportsmanship Awards in their respective sports.
November 12, 2011 Golden Eagles run final meet of 2011 season at NCAA South Regional The Tennessee Tech cross country teams wrapped up the 2011 season in style Saturday, setting several personal-records at the NCAA South Regional at the University of Alabama arboretum.
October 29, 2011 Greene, Cline lead Golden Eagles at OVC Championships John Greene and Rebecca Cline led their respective Tennessee Tech squads at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships Saturday at Eastern Kentucky’s Arlington Club.
October 27, 2011 Tech runners prepare for OVC Championships A season’s worth of hard work and preparation come to a head for the 16 Tennessee Tech cross country runners who will compete Saturday in the Ohio Valley Conference Championships in Richmond, Ky.
October 15, 2011 Greene, Cline lead Golden Eagles in final regular season meet John Greene set a new personal-best for the fifth consecutive meet, finishing the UE Invitational in 26:17.96 to take 17th overall out of 122 runners Saturday in the final regular season meet of the season for Tennessee Tech.
October 14, 2011 Runners head to final regular-season meet at Evansville Tennessee Tech runners look forward to the University of Evansville Invitational for its fast course that often results in many personal-best times.
October 11, 2011 OVC names Greene Co-Male Runner of the Week John Greene’s sparkling junior season brought the Tennessee Tech runner conference-wide recognition on Tuesday as he was named Co-Male Runner of the Week by the Ohio Valley Conference.
October 8, 2011 Thirteen Tech runners set personal-bests at JSU Foothills Invitational For the fourth consecutive meet Saturday, Tennessee Tech junior John Greene ran a personal-best and led the Golden Eagle men’s cross country team, this time at the JSU Foothills Invitational in Oxford, Ala.
October 6, 2011 Tech runners to get preview of future OVC championship course at JSU Foothills Invitational After running a hilly, challenging TTU Invitational layout at Southern Hills Golf Course last week, the Tennessee Tech cross country teams are ready for flat and fast.
September 30, 2011 Greene wins individual title, Golden Eagle teams both second in TTU Invitational John Greene pulled to the front in the final mile to win the men's individual title, and both Golden Eagle cross country teams placed second at Friday's TTU Invitational held at Southern Hills Golf Course. Watch videos and order photos from the races.
September 27, 2011 Cross Country focus shifts to Southern Hills for TTU Invitational The Tennessee Tech cross country teams will host the annual TTU Invitational on Friday afternoon at Southern Hills Golf Course. Admission and parking are free for spectators.
September 17, 2011 Golden Eagles break numerous records, finish fifth at Georgia State John Greene set a personal record for the second consecutive week and led Tennessee Tech at the Georgia State Invitational Saturday.
September 16, 2011 Tech to make first-ever appearance at Georgia State Invitational Head coach Tony Cox wants to get a better read on his Tennessee Tech cross country teams in the Golden Eagles’ second meet of the season this weekend.
September 3, 2011 Greene sets personal best, leads Golden Eagles to fifth-place finish at Sewanee Invitational John Greene ran a career-best time, finishing sixth out of 118 runners to lead Tennessee Tech at the Sewanee Invitational Saturday.
September 1, 2011 Tech cross country opens at Sewanee Invitational The Tennessee Tech cross country squads open the 2011-12 season Saturday with the program’s traditional trip to the Sewanee Invitational in Sewanee, Tenn.
August 24, 2011 Cross country schedules offer mix of new, familiar A pair of first-time meets pepper Tennessee Tech’s 2011 cross country schedule, which once again features the Golden Eagles’ annual home event on Sept. 30.
August 24, 2011 Cox announces five 2011 signees for cross country, track teams The Tennessee Tech cross country and track & field programs have grown by five student-athletes as the 2011-12 season approaches. Head coach Tony Cox has announced the team's five signees.
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November 13, 2010 Tech runners close cross country season at NCAA South Regional The Tennessee Tech cross country teams wrapped up the 2010 season Saturday at the NCAA South Regional in Birmingham, Ala. The Tech men were 18th while the Golden Eagle women placed 25th.
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 11, 2010 Runner Gene Palmer joins TTU Sports Hall of Fame Friday Gene Palmer was the most dominant middle distance runner in the Ohio Valley Conference during his four years at Tennessee Tech in the late 1950s, winning individual championships and setting school and conference records. Friday night he will be inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame.
October 30, 2010 Women sixth, men place seventh in OVC Championships Newcomers led the way for the women's team in a sixth place finish while returnees and newcomers figured in the mix for the men's squad on the way to seventh place as Tennessee Tech hosted a successful Ohio Valley Conference cross country championship Saturday at sunny Southern Hills Golf Course.
October 29, 2010 Maphet's memory kept alive as senior runners race one final time at home A season that has been dedicated to their friend is nearly finished. On Saturday, three seniors on the men's cross country team take a final tour of their home course when Tech hosts the OVC Championships, in a year dedicated to Palmer Maphet.
October 14, 2010 Golden Eagle cross country teams running at Evansville Saturday In their final meet before hosting the OVC Championships at the end of the month, the Tech men's and women's cross country teams will run in the Evansville Invitational Saturday. Several Golden Eagle runners have had success at Evansville with personal best times in past races.
October 9, 2010 Taylor, Cline pace Tech teams at Furman Senior Sam Taylor lead the Tech men's team, while freshman Rebecca Cline led the women's squad in Saturday's cross-country action in the Gene Mullin Furman Invitational. Every one of Tech's runners on the women's teams achieved personal-best times, while four of the men's runners did the same.
October 1, 2010 Cline, Taylor lead Tech runners to second-place finishes at TTU Invitational Freshman Rebecca Cline led the women's squad while senior Sam Taylor paced the men at the TTU Invitational Friday, held at Southern Hills Golf Course.
September 29, 2010 Golden Eagle cross country teams set to host TTU Invitational Friday The hills at Southern Hills Golf Course will present plenty of challenges Friday afternoon as the Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams host the seventh annual TTU Invitational, starting at 3 p.m.
September 18, 2010 Freshmen Winborne, Bishop pace Tech runners at WKU meet A pair of freshmen were the top finishers Saturday for the Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams at the Western Kentucky Old-Timers Classic.
September 17, 2010 Cross country teams head to Bowling Green for WKU Invitational Tennessee Tech’s cross country teams are looking to bring the momentum from the first meet of the season into Bowling Green, Ky., Saturday when they compete in the Western Kentucky Invitational.
September 3, 2010 Tech cross country teams open 2010 season Saturday at Sewanee Invitational Tennessee Tech’s cross country teams are set to kick off the 2010 campaign Saturday when they run in the Sewanee Invitational.
August 19, 2010 Golden Eagle runners picked for middle-of-the-pack OVC finishes The Tech cross country teams will host the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference cross country championships and hope running the meet on their home course at Southern Hills Golf Course might allow them to sneak up and finish higher than expected.
August 15, 2010 Track, cross country teams add four The Tennessee Tech cross country and track & field teams have grown by four names, with three additions to the women’s rosters and one on the men’s team.
July 11, 2010 Familiar courses await Tech cross country runners in 2010 The Tech cross country teams will run on some familiar turf this fall, including two meets on their “home” layout at Southern Hills Golf Course. The Golden Eagles host the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference Championships.
June 30, 2010 Golden Eagle cross country, track teams add nine signees Tennessee Tech cross country and track & field coach Tony Cox has announced the addition of nine student-athletes to his team rosters, inking two runners to the men’s squad and seven for the women’s team.
June 18, 2010 Visitation, funeral services announced for freshman runner Palmer Maphet Tennessee Tech freshman Palmer Maphet, a member of the Golden Eagle men's cross country team, was killed Wednesday in an auto accident in Maine. Maphet was serving on a summer missionary trip. The visitation and funeral services will be Wedneday and Thursday (June 23-24).
April 20, 2010 Tech celebrates Student-Athlete Appreciation Day with picnic Tennessee Tech celebrated its student-athletes by hosting a picnic at the Golden Eagle softball game Tuesday, recognizing the university's more than 300 student-athletes.
January 12, 2010 Two Golden Eagle coaches receive master's degrees Cross country and track & field coach Tony Cox and assistant softball coach Samantha Lovelady were among those walking across the stage at Eblen Center to accept their degrees recently.
January 11, 2010 Taylor, Palmer named Most Valuable on cross country teams Sam Taylor and Tiffany Palmer have been named the Most Valuable Runners on the 2009 Tennessee Tech cross country teams, and several other team awards were also announced recently by Golden Eagle coach Tony Cox.
November 14, 2009 Taylor paces Golden Eagles in NCAA South Regional to wrap up season Junior Sam Taylor was in a familiar role Saturday, leading the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team as the Golden Eagles finished 23rd at the NCAA South Regional Championships, hosted by the University of Alabama.
October 31, 2009 Taylor leads Tech men to fifth at OVC Championships Led by junior Sam Taylor’s 15th place individual finish, the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team claimed fifth place in the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference cross country championships, held Saturday morning at Percy Warner Park.
October 28, 2009 Taylor leads Golden Eagle runners into OVC meet Saturday Sam Taylor has led the Tennessee Tech men's cross country team all season, and the junior from Soddy-Daisy, Tenn., should be in the same role Saturday morning when the Golden Eagles run in the 2009 OVC Championships.
October 17, 2009 Men's cross country finishes sixth, women eighth at Evansville Invitational Tiffany Palmer ran the women’s 5K race in 19:27.14 to finish in eighth place at the Evnasville Invitational Saturday as the Tennessee Tech women’s cross country team took home an eighth place overall finish.
October 12, 2009 Taylor leads men to fourth place finish, women take seventh at Furman Invitational Sam Taylor finished in sixth place out of 127 runners at the Furman Invitational over the weekend to lead the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team to a fourth place finish in the meet.
October 2, 2009 Tech places second at TTU Invitational behind Taylor, balanced effort Junior Sam Taylor earned sixth place individually and four more Golden Eagles raced across the finish line in the Top 15 as the Tennessee Tech men’s cross country team claimed second place Friday afternoon in the TTU Invitational, held at Southern Hills Golf Course.
September 30, 2009 TTU Invitational is Friday at Southern Hills Golf Course New champions will be crowned Friday in both the men's and women's races during the TTU Invitational at Southern Hills Golf Course. Six men's team will tour the 8K course at 3 p.m., followed seven women's teams in a 5K run at 4 p.m.
September 19, 2009 Tech men sixth, women 10th at Vanderbilt; Palmer and Taylor pace TTU Tiffany Palmer and Sam Taylor led the Tennessee Tech cross country teams Saturday at the Vanderbilt Invitational. The Golden Eagle women finished in 10th place among 18 teams while the men were sixth of 16 team.
September 5, 2009 Palmer, Taylor pace cross country teams in Sewanee Invitational Five freshmen made solid debuts Saturday for the Tech cross country teams, while senior Tiffany Palmer and sophomore Sam Taylor led the Golden Eagles in the Sewanee Invitational.
September 2, 2009 Golden Eagle cross country teams get season started Saturday The Tennessee Tech men's and women's cross country teams get the 2009 season underway Saturday morning when they run in the Sewanee Invitational. The men's 8K race begins at 10 a.m., while the starting gun for the women's 5K event will sound at 11 a.m.
May 19, 2009 Jarrad Read represents Tech at NCAA Student-Athlete Development Conference Junior Jarrad Read, a member of the Golden Eagle cross country team from Knoxville, recently represented Tennessee Tech University at the 2009 NCAA National Student-Athlete Development Conference, May 24-27, at the Walt Disney World Coronado Spring Resort in Orlando, Fla.
March 20, 2009 Excellent conditions should greet runners in second annual 5K run Saturday morning Excellent weather is expected Saturday morning when the Tennessee Tech cross country teams co-host the second annual 5K Run and Fitness Walk, beginning at 8 a.m. at Tucker Stadium.
November 16, 2008 Taylor, Place lead Tech at NCAA South Regional Sam Taylor was in his familiar role of pacing the Golden Eagle men's team, while Stephanie Place finished 19th individually overall to lead the women's team as the Tennessee Tech cross country squads competed Saturday in the NCAA South Regional in Maryville.
November 14, 2008 Taylor, Place to lead Tech runners into NCAA Regional Sam Taylor will headline the men's efforts and Stephanie Place will pace the women's team Saturday morning in the NCAA South Regional in Maryville, Tenn. The meet is one of nine regionals being held around the country.
November 1, 2008 Taylor leads Tech to sixth at OVC meet; Place wins Runner of the Year Sam Taylor was the top individual finisher for the Tech men's cross country team, while Stephanie Place the Golden Eagle women and earned OVC Runner of the Year honors.
October 20, 2008 Cross country teams sixth at Vanderbilt as four runners set personal marks Four runners posted personal best times Saturday as the Tennessee men's and women's cross country teams each finished sixth in their races at the Vanderbilt Invitational. Senior Stephanie Place produced the top highlight of the meet for Tech, claiming second in the women's event.