June 22, 2010
Coquerille named MVP; Six accept softball team awards
Lacie Coquerille has been named the Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive year and also captured two others awards as Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson announced team honors for the 2010 Golden Eagle season.
June 5, 2010
Dates for Acheson's Softball Mini Camp changed to June 15-16
The dates have changed for Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson's Mini Camp. The camp will take place June 15-16 at the TTU Softball field.
June 2, 2010
Gates, Muhammad named as TTU Strength All-Americans
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently awarded Tennessee Tech's Kaleigh Gates and Elijah Muhammad with its annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year awards.
May 17, 2010
Thomas, Schmidt named to OVC All-Tournament Team
Holly Thomas and Callie Schmidt helped guide the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 3-2 record at the 2010 OVC Tournament and were recognized on the OVC All-Tournament Team for their performances.
May 15, 2010
Golden Eagles fall by one to top-seed UT Martin
The Tennessee Tech softball team battled until the end but narrowly fell against top-seed UT Martin, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon at Bettye Giles Field in Martin, Tenn.
May 14, 2010
Tech eliminates Murray State, Eastern Illinois with a pair of victories
A thunderstorm could not cool down the Tennessee Tech softball team on Friday as the Golden Eagles defeated fifth-seed Murray State, 6-3, before downing fourth-seed Eastern Illinois, 3-2, at the OVC Tournament in Martin, Tenn.
May 13, 2010
Golden Eagles split on day one of the OVC Tournament
A three-run ninth inning propelled the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 6-3 extra-innings victory against third-seed Morehead State in the first game of the OVC Tournament before the Golden Eagles ran into a hot-hitting Jacksonville State team and fell, 10-4, at Bettye Giles Field in Martin, Tenn.
May 12, 2010
Tech Athletics to host Tailgate events during OVC Softball Tournament
When the Tech softball team bids for the 2010 OVC championship this week at UT Martin, Golden Eagle fans, alumni and family are invited to join Director of Athletics Mark Wilson for tailgate events at the field prior to each game.
May 12, 2010
Four Golden Eagles named to all-OVC teams
Four members of the Tennessee Tech softball team were recognized on all-OVC postseason teams on Wednesday at the OVC Awards Banquet in Martin, Tenn.
May 12, 2010
Sixth-seed Tennessee Tech begins OVC action against Morehead State
The Tennessee Tech softball team has picked the right time of the season to string together some victories. Winners of 10 of their last 15 games, the Golden Eagles will begin their quest for a sixth OVC Tournament championship under the direction of head coach Tory Acheson this Thursday against Morehead State.
May 11, 2010
Coquerille named CoSIDA Academic All-District for second straight year
Tennessee Techs Lacie Coquerille has been named to the 2010 CoSIDA Academic All-District IV first-team, one of seven players from the Ohio Valley Conference recognized. The CoSIDA Academic All-America program is sponsored by ESPN The Magazine.
May 9, 2010
Tech falls to SEMO in final regular-season game
After clenching a spot in the OVC tournament with a pair of wins on Saturday, the Golden Eagles dropped their final regular-season game due to a strong defensive performance by the Southeast Missouri Redhawks.
May 8, 2010
Postseason hopes rest on weekend series with Southeast Missouri
After having its three-game series washed out last weekend, the Tennessee Tech softball team will return to action this weekend with its postseason hopes hanging in the balance.
May 8, 2010
Golden Eagles top SEMO twice, clinch spot in OVC Tournament
Freshman Melody Christian had five hits and Tennessee Tech got complete-game pitching efforts from Holly Thomas and Maddie Schmissrauter as the Golden Eagles swept a doubleheader from Southeast Missouri Saturday, 4-0 and 2-1, to clinch their spot in next weeks Ohio Valley Conference tournament.
May 5, 2010
Henry to join the softball Wall of Honor
If you take one glance at the Tennessee Tech softball record book, it is easy to see why Brandy Henry will join 13 others above the center field fence on the Wall of Honor this Saturday.
May 2, 2010
Softball games canceled due to rain
The softball games scheduled for Sunday between Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky have been canceled due to rain.
May 1, 2010
Tech softball returns to Cookeville for weekend series against Eastern Kentucky
Winners of five of their last six games, the Golden Eagles will host a three-game series this weekend against Eastern Kentucky in the penultimate week of the regular season.
April 29, 2010
Softball Alumni Day set for Saturday, May 8 vs. SEMO
All former Golden Eagle softball players are invited back to the team's annual Alumni Day on Saturday, May 8, when Tech hosts Southeast Missouri at 3 p.m. Alumni planning to attend are asked to RSVP for planning purposes.
April 28, 2010
Golden Eagles win slugfest at Western Kentucky, 9-7
Brittney Spalding crushed a two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning that proved to be the game winner and propel the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 9-7 victory over Western Kentucky on Wednesday evening in Bowling Green, Ky.
April 28, 2010
Tech to play mid-week game at Western Kentucky
The Tennessee Tech softball team is coming off a series win at Morehead State and will look to continue its recent success on Wednesday when the Golden Eagles hit the road to play Western Kentucky.
April 26, 2010
Thomas earns first career OVC Pitcher of the Week nod
Holly Thomas shut down second place Morehead State over the weekend and earned her first career OVC Pitcher of the Week honor as a result on Monday.
April 22, 2010
Tennessee Tech softball plays host to Cumberland for a Thursday doubleheader
Cumberland University will make the short trip from Lebanon to Cookeville on Thursday as the Tennessee Tech softball team will play the Bulldogs in a doubleheader at the Tech Softball Field.
April 22, 2010
Golden Eagles take a pair from Cumberland
Led by a 7-for-8 performance by Melody Christian and a pair of home runs from Whitney Cummings, the Tennessee Tech softball defeated visiting Cumberland University in both ends of a doubleheader on Thursday.
April 20, 2010
Tech hosts No. 16 UT to begin six games in six days stretch
For the second time this season, the Tennessee Tech softball team will have the opportunity for its first-ever win against the No. 16 UT Lady Vols. The Golden Eagles will play host to Tennessee on Tuesday as Tech begins a stretch of six games in six days.
April 20, 2010
No. 17 Tennessee tames Tech, 10-0
A five-run first inning propelled No. 17 Tennessee past the Tennessee Tech softball team at the Tech Softball Field on Tuesday evening. Tech fell, 10-0, in front of a crowd of more than 600 fans, the Golden Eagles largest crowd of the season.
April 18, 2010
Tigers rally late to top Tech
Samantha Everett's first career home run wasn't enough for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Sunday as the Tigers rallied for three runs in the seventh to top the Golden Eagles 4-3.
April 15, 2010
Techs upcoming schedule includes three at TSU before coming home next week
The Tennessee Tech softball team will make the trip to Nashville this weekend for a three-game series against Tennessee State as both teams jockey for position in the Ohio Valley Conference standings.
April 14, 2010
Long ball lifts Gamecocks to 8-5 win over Golden Eagles
The big boppers went deep twice for both teams Wednesday afternoon, but rallies in the late innings and missed chances by Tennessee Tech lifted the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to an 8-5 Ohio Valley Conference victory over the Golden Eagles.
April 13, 2010
Tech eyes upcoming road games at Jacksonville State, Tennessee State
Following a stretch where the Tennessee Tech softball team played eight of its last nine games in the familiar confines of the Tech Softball Field, the Golden Eagles will be on the road for their next four games.
April 11, 2010
Tech pitchers blank UT Martin in 6-0 victory
Three Tennessee Tech pitchers combined for a two-hit shutout of OVC-leading UT Martin on Sunday afternoon at the Tech Softball Field as the Golden Eagles won the series finale, 6-0.
April 10, 2010
UT Martin takes two from the Golden Eagles
The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a pair of games at the Tech Softball Field to OVC-leading UT Martin on Saturday afternoon. Tech scored first in game one but was unable to keep UTM at bay as the Golden Eagles fell, 9-1, before a seventh inning rally came up just short in game two with Tech falling, 3-2.
April 10, 2010
TTU softball hosts three-game homestand against OVC-leading UT Martin
After a dramatic walk-off win on Wednesday against Kennesaw State, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look for its momentum to carry over to this weekend when the Golden Eagles host UT Martin in a three-game homestand at the Tech Softball Field.
April 7, 2010
Big hit Callie Schmidt: Tech wins on walk-off home run, 6-5
Callie Schmidt hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 6-5 victory over Kennesaw State on Wednesday in Chattanooga.
April 6, 2010
Tech faces rematch with Kennesaw State before weekend series versus UT Martin
The Tennessee Tech softball teams upcoming slate features a game on Wednesday against Kennesaw State before the Golden Eagles play a three-game home series against OVC-leading UT Martin this weekend.
April 3, 2010
Schmissrauter shuts out Murray State, Tech wins 4-0
After an hour and a half rain delay, the Golden Eagles took advantage of a couple of Racer miscues and a strong outing by junior pitcher Maddie Schmissrauter to top the Racers in OVC action.
April 2, 2010
Fielding errors prove crucial as Tech falls twice to Racers
Good Friday wasn't very good for the Golden Eagles as they were unable to overcome nine errors in their two games. Between the two teams there were 23 unearned runs scored as Murray State topped Tech 12-6 and 6-1.
March 30, 2010
Golden Eagles split with Gamecocks
Kaleigh Gates' two two-run home runs lifted the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 4-1 victory over Jacksonville State in Tuesday's evening game. The Golden Eagles lost the first game of the doubleheader, but retain a winning OVC record of 4-3.
March 29, 2010
Rivals to meet as Tech hosts Gamecocks Tuesday in 3 p.m. doubleheader
One of the most engaging rivalries in the Ohio Valley Conference resumes Tuesday afternoon at the Tech softball field when Tennessee Tech hosts Jacksonville State in a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m.
March 27, 2010
Softball team drops two conference contests at Eastern Illinois
Eastern Illinois snaps Tech's four-game winning streak on Saturday, topping the Golden Eagles 1-0 and 4-2. Sophomore Kaleigh Gates hit her fourth home run of the season, but it wasn't enough to propel Tech to victory.
March 23, 2010
Thomas, Schmissrauter hold Belmont scoreless, Tech wins two at home
The Tennessee Tech softball team won a pair of shutouts on Tuesday evening at the Tech Softball Field, defeating visiting Belmont, 10-0, in game one before taking a 5-0 decision in the nightcap.
March 23, 2010
Tech hosts Belmont on Tuesday, travels to EIU on Saturday
A 2-0 start to the OVC season has the Tennessee Tech softball team tied atop the conference standings going into a three-game weekend set at Eastern Illinois. But first, the Golden Eagles will be taking on Belmont in a doubleheader at the Tech Softball Field on Tuesday.
March 21, 2010
Finale at Austin Peay rained out; Softball team hosts Belmont Tuesday
The third game in the series at Austin Peay scheduled for Sunday was rained out, so the Golden Eagle softball team will turn its attention to Tuesday night's doubleheader when Tech hosts Belmont.
March 20, 2010
Golden Eagles open OVC slate with two wins at Austin Peay
Techs bats came to life against Austin Peay on Saturday as the Golden Eagle softball team earned two victories in a doubleheader in Clarksville. TTU won a slugfest to start the day, 12-8, before taking a 5-2 victory in the nightcap.
March 16, 2010
Guides on sale for 2010 Golden Eagle baseball, softball teams
Guides displaying all the history and tradition of the Tennessee Tech baseball and softball teams, including up-to-date and in-depth information on the current teams, statistics and records, are now on sale.
March 16, 2010
UT Chattanooga tops Tech, 6-1
On a chilly Tuesday evening at Frost Stadium, the Tennessee Tech softball team could not overcome a five-run deficit in the teams final at-bats as the UT Chattanooga Mocs topped the Golden Eagles, 6-1.
March 15, 2010
Tech plays at Chattanooga before beginning OVC slate at Austin Peay
Coming off a tough week, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to return to its winning ways beginning Tuesday when the Golden Eagles travel to UT Chattanooga.
March 14, 2010
Tech drops two games at the UT Invitational
For the second straight day, the Tennessee Tech softball team was defeated in a pair of games at the Tennessee Invitational. The Golden Eagles lost 4-0 to Campbell in their first game on Saturday morning before dropping a 6-2 contest versus Liberty.
March 13, 2010
Softball falls twice to begin the UT Invitational
The Tennessee Tech softball team jumped out to 1-0 leads in both of its games on Saturday but could not hold on in either as the Golden Eagles dropped games against Liberty and No. 19 Tennessee in the first day of the UT Invitational.
March 11, 2010
Lady Flames burn the Golden Eagles, 6-2
The Tennessee Tech softball team lost its third consecutive game on Thursday at the Tech Softball Field as the Liberty Lady Flames earned a 6-2 victory over the Golden Eagles.
March 9, 2010
Tech falls short in doubleheader against No. 25 Lipscomb
Behind a pair of dominant pitching performances, the No. 25 Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept a doubleheader against Tennessee Tech on Tuesday at the Tech Softball Field.
March 8, 2010
Seven games in six days scheduled for the Golden Eagles
While most students at Tennessee Tech are taking their spring break, the Golden Eagle softball team will be as busy as ever this week.
March 8, 2010
Schmissrauter earns a pair of awards
Maddie Schmissrauter turned in outstanding performances in both of her starts last weekend at the Buzz Classic as she led the Golden Eagles to two of their three wins. On Monday, she was honored with a pair of awards.
March 7, 2010
UNC Greensboro defeats TTU to close the Buzz Classic
The Tennessee Tech softball team could not carry its momentum over from two wins on Saturday as the Golden Eagles fell to UNC Greensboro, 4-1, in their final game of the Buzz Classic.
March 6, 2010
Softball wins a pair of one-run affairs over James Madison and Ole Miss
Solid pitching and timely hitting were the keys to victory on Saturday as the Tennessee Tech softball team won two close games in the second day of the Buzz Classic.
March 5, 2010
Tech wins big over Western Carolina, splits a pair at the Buzz Classic
Tennessee Tech splits its games in day one of the Buzz Classic. After defeating Western Carolina, 11-0, to start the day, Tech fell to Mercer, 1-0, in the team's second game of the day.
March 3, 2010
Softball to play five games at the Buzz Classic this weekend
The Tennessee Tech softball team will return to the field this weekend at the Buzz Classic in Woodstock, Ga., to play five games in the tournament hosted by Georgia Tech.
March 1, 2010
Softball game versus UT rescheduled for April
The highly anticipated match-up between the Golden Eagles and Lady Vols will have to wait another month as Tennessee Tech softball head coach Tory Acheson announced today that the game has been rescheduled.
March 1, 2010
Schmidt earns first career OVC Player of the Week nod
Junior Callie Schmidt hit everything in sight this past weekend as the Tennessee Tech softball team finished 3-2 at the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial. She was voted OVC Player of the Week for her effort.
February 28, 2010
Tech closes Frost Classic strong, dismantles ETSU, 11-1
Holly Thomas received plenty of run support as she nearly completed a no-hitter in the Tennessee Tech softball teams final game of the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial. The Golden Eagles (5-5) defeated East Tennessee State (7-5), 11-1.
February 27, 2010
Late miscues burn Golden Eagles, fall to Wright State and Kansas
The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a pair of games at the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial on Saturday morning. Tech fell to Wright State, 6-1, in the first game of the day before dropping a back-and-forth game against Kansas, 4-3.
February 26, 2010
Golden Eagles power past Miami (Ohio) and Oakland
The Golden Eagles belted six home runs in two games while earning a pair of victories over Miami (Ohio) and Oakland to extend their winning streak to four games.
February 25, 2010
Tech continues tournament schedule at the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial
The Tennessee Tech softball team will be taking part in the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial beginning this Friday following a four-day layoff from competition.
February 22, 2010
Doubleheader against Middle Tennessee postponed
Originally scheduled for Wednesday, February 24 at the Tech Softball Field, the doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Middle Tennessee has been postponed.
February 22, 2010
Zdroik, Thomas named to Phyllis Rafter Memorial All-Tournament Team
Junior Anna Zdroik and sophomore Holly Thomas helped the Tennessee Tech softball team finish strong at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament last weekend and were both recognized on the All-Tournament Team.
February 21, 2010
Thomas, Golden Eagles net second straight with 9-1 victory
Holly Thomas had another solid showing in the circle Sunday and the Tech softball team won its second straight game with a convincing 9-1 victory over host Kennesaw State.
February 20, 2010
Thomas fans 10 as Tech drops Alabama St., 7-0, to split on Saturday
The Tennessee Tech softball team avenged its morning loss at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament by shutting out Alabama State, 7-0. Sophomore Holly Thomas pitched the complete game shutout, allowing just two hits while striking out 10.
February 19, 2010
Softball drops a pair at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament
The Golden Eagles opened their 2010 campaign with a pair of losses at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament hosted by Kennesaw State University. Tech fell to Ball State, 4-0, before taking a 9-1 defeat from Mercer.
February 18, 2010
Returning to form: 2010 Tennessee Tech softball season preview
Coming off of head coach Tory Achesons first season with a losing record after 11 years at the helm of the Golden Eagles, the Tennessee Tech softball team has some extra incentive to turn things around in 2010 and return to its familiar position atop the Ohio Valley Conference.
February 8, 2010
Softball season opener delayed, MTSU Tournament canceled
The start to the Tennessee Tech softball teams 2010 season is being put on hold as Middle Tennessee State announced today that the MTSU Tournament scheduled for this weekend is canceled.
January 21, 2010
Golden Eagle softball team picked for third in preseason OVC poll
The Tennessee Tech softball team is picked in a tie for third in the annual preseason poll of Ohio Valley Conference coaches.
January 15, 2010
Five tourneys, 22 home games featured in 2010 softball schedule
The Golden Eagle softball team plays 22 games on the road in the first 31 days in the 60-game 2010 schedule announced this week by coach Tory Acheson. Tech plays 22 home games, 20 at neutral sites and 18 on opposing team's fields, all starting Feb. 12-13 in Murfreesboro.
December 17, 2009
Mini Camp to instruct serious softball players
For serious softball players, Tennessee Tech will be hosting a two-day Holiday Mini Camp on Dec. 29-30 designed to give campers a concentrated dose of softball instruction.
December 8, 2009
Golden Eagle softball team nets five signees from five different states
Five players from five different states have signed national letters of intent to enroll at Tennessee Tech University and play softball for Golden Eagle coach Tory Acheson, beginning in 2010-2011.
October 30, 2009
Softball team gets into the spirit of the season
The Golden Eagle softball team was into the spirit of Halloween Thursday night, as each member of the team was in costume for a special team function.
October 13, 2009
Another cancellation wraps up softball's fall season
The Tennessee Tech softball doubleheader originally scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13 against Volunteer State has been canceled.
October 7, 2009
Doubleheader against Cumberland cancelled
The softball doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Cumberland originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 7 has been canceled due to field conditions.
October 5, 2009
Tech softball schedules two additional fall doubleheaders
The Tennessee Tech softball team has added a pair of games to its fall schedule, both of which will be played at the Tech softball field.
September 28, 2009
Another A+ for Golden Eagle softball team
Among Division I softball programs, coach Tory Acheson's Golden Eagles ranked fourth nationally last year with a 3.509 team grade point average, according to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
September 27, 2009
Golden Eagles shut out visiting Chattanooga State
After having both of its games rained out yesterday, the Tennessee Tech softball team returned to action on Sunday afternoon at the Tech softball fields.
September 25, 2009
Softball to play at home this weekend
As part of their 2009 fall schedule, the Golden Eagle softball team will be hosting Motlow State Community College and Lipscomb University this weekend at the Tech softball fields.
September 11, 2009
Softball team opens limited Fall schedule this weekend
Softball coach Tory Acheson and his Golden Eagles will play a couple of games Saturday in Clarksville to open a brief Fall season.
September 1, 2009
Softball team selling mums; Will deliver on campus
Just in time for the fall, the Tech softball team is selling mums as a fundraiser for the program. The team will deliver all orders placed on campus. Deadline for ordering is Friday, Sept. 11.
Thomas tames Tigers in one-hit shutout
A one-hitter by Holly Thomas helped the Tennessee Tech softball team to a second win over Tennessee State on Saturday. The Golden Eagles shut out the Tigers in both games, taking the first game, 8-0, and the second, 2-0.
EIU completes sweep of Golden Eagles
The Tennessee Tech softball team was unable to avenge a pair of Saturday losses to Eastern Illinois, dropping its Sunday contest, 6-3. The Golden Eagles jumped out to a 1-0 lead early, but couldn't hang on as EIU completed the three-game sweep.