March 26, 2019 Golden Eagles head to Lipscomb on Wednesday NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After starting Ohio Valley Conference play over the past weekend, the Tennessee Tech softball team will take a quick breather from the league slate as it heads to Nashville to take on Lipscomb on Wednesday. The game is a single contest, scheduled for a 5 p.m. start at the Draper Diamond at Smith Stadium. Lipscomb enters the game with a 20-11-1 record, including a 5-2 mark at home. The Lady Bisons have dropped four of their last five games, including a 1-2 run this past weekend at Atlantic Sun Conference foe Liberty, as well as a 5-0 loss to Texas and a 9-7 loss to Virginia Tech.
March 24, 2019 Golden Eagles hit nine home runs, rout Morehead in doubleheader MOREHEAD, Ky. – After a tough day Friday at Eastern Kentucky, the Tennessee Tech softball team found an opportunity to put some runs and hits on the board as the Golden Eagles swept Morehead State on Sunday. Tech (12-13, 2-2 Ohio Valley Conference) won the first game 13-2, then the second 15-3 in five innings. But the numbers from just those two games are staggering – nine home runs for the Golden Eagles and 27 RBI, as well as a .400 batting average, collecting 26 hits in 65 at-bats on Sunday. Tech also scored 10 runs in one inning in the second contest.
March 22, 2019 McCulley goes 6-for-7 as Tech falls in doubleheader to EKU RICHMOND, Ky. – Ohio Valley Conference play had a bumpy start for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Friday as the Golden Eagles put plenty of hits on the board, but the explosive Eastern Kentucky offense put up run after run. The Colonels won game one 9-4, bolstered by a six-run fourth inning, then completed the sweep with a five-inning 13-3 defeat in the nightcap. Tech falls to 10-13, 0-2 in the Ohio Valley, while EKU improves to 15-10, 2-0 in the league. Tech continues the weekend’s road trip with a jaunt over to Morehead State on Sunday, with first pitch slated for 11 a.m. Central.
March 21, 2019 Golden Eagle softball opens up OVC play at EKU, Morehead RICHMOND, Ky. – In Tennessee Tech’s 34 seasons of softball, the Golden Eagles haven’t faced any teams more than Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State. Nearing or over the century mark against both schools – the 97th against the Colonels and the 109th against the Eagles – it’s almost fitting that the Golden Eagles open their 26th season of Ohio Valley Conference softball play against those two squads. Tech will travel to Richmond on Friday, playing EKU in a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m., then following it up with a jaunt over to Morehead, Ky., to face MSU in a Sunday twinbill with an 11 a.m. start.
March 20, 2019 Samford offense overpowers Golden Eagles BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Scoring runs wasn’t the problem for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Tuesday. Finding ways to keep Samford from scoring them was as the homestanding Bulldogs rallied from a 4-0 deficit to take a 12-8 victory in game one, then run-ruled the Golden Eagles 11-3 in the second contest. Tech collected eight runs on 10 hits in the opener, leaving six on, then had three runs on five hits in the nightcap, stranding five. Alyssa Arden took her third loss of the season, allowing seven runs – five earned – on six hits in the opener as she walked four and struck out two. Callie Piper came on in relief and the Bulldogs didn’t relent, adding five earned runs on four hits and a walk.
March 18, 2019 Tech softball heads to Samford for Tuesday doubleheader BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Once upon a time – OK, only about 13 years or so ago – Tennessee Tech and Samford softball were both rivals on the field in the Ohio Valley Conference. Flash forward to today and the two teams still see each other from time to time, but not with the frequency of the days past. Tech and Samford will rekindle their acquaintance again on Tuesday as the two teams square off in a doubleheader starting at 3 p.m.
March 16, 2019 Golden Eagles split doubleheader with East Tennessee State COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A first-inning home run was all the Tennessee Tech softball team needed for a victory in the first game, but the Golden Eagles were held to just three hits in the second game as Tech split its doubleheader with East Tennessee State on Saturday. The Golden Eagles (10-9) won the first game 2-0, then fell 1-0 in the second contest. In game one, Sydney Love-Baker hit a solo home run in the first inning, then Tech added a second run in the fourth inning as Chandler Caldwell scored on Alexis Trimiar’s single to right.
March 15, 2019 Golden Eagle softball entertains East Tennessee State in Saturday twinbill COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With the tournament schedule winding down and another week before Ohio Valley Conference play commences, the Tennessee Tech softball team will host East Tennessee State in a non-conference doubleheader on Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Tech Softball Field with the second game approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first. Admission for all games at the Tech Softball Field is free to the public. East Tennessee State comes into Cookeville with a 12-9-2 record in tow, falling twice to Evansville in its four games played in its Buccaneer Classic last weekend. Weather washed out the Buccaneers’ games against Rutgers and Tech in the event, but ETSU earned an 11-5 win over Siena and a 5-1 victory over the Purple Aces, before falling 2-1 and 6-5 to Evansville in the final two games.
March 12, 2019 Love-Baker gets fifth home run of year, LaSala first as Arden, Tech blank Evansville COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Sophomore shortstop Sydney Love-Baker grew up playing in bigger parks than the Tennessee Tech softball field. After all, she played in a girls baseball league and also put up incredible offensive numbers on the prep level. But during her freshman campaign with the Golden Eagles, the Washington, D.C. native did not collect a single home run. Her previous two years on the high school level, she had 29. If she continues to hit at the pace she’s been knocking homers out of the park this season, it might be a return to form.
March 11, 2019 Tech softball entertains Evansville in Tuesday matinee COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Following a 2-3 week that put the team back at a .500 record for the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team looks to reverse the weekend’s trend as the Golden Eagles host Evansville for a single game on Tuesday afternoon. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Tech Softball Field. Admission to the game is free.
March 10, 2019 Bradley hits five home runs in sweep over Golden Eagles COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – After a month on the road, the Tennessee Tech softball team finally came home, hosting Bradley in a doubleheader. But while the first game was a back-and-forth affair, the second game was marred by a 10-run inning for the visiting Braves, leading Bradley to take the set 7-6 and 11-1 in five innings. In all, the Golden Eagles yielded five home runs to the Braves on the day – three in the opening game and two in the nightcap. Tech’s record falls back to .500 at 8-8, while Bradley improved to 11-10.
March 10, 2019 SCHEDULE ADVISORY: Tech doubleheader vs. Bradley pushed back to 1 p.m. start With current field conditions, the start time for today's softball doubleheader vs. Bradley has been pushed back to a 1 p.m. start time. Keep an eye here or on the team's Twitter fee -- @TTU_Softball -- for further updates.
March 9, 2019 SCHEDULE CHANGE: Evansville game moved to Tuesday COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The originally scheduled game for Wednesday between the Tennessee Tech softball team and the Evansville Purple Aces has been rescheduled to Tuesday at 3 p.m.
March 9, 2019 Tech strands runners in loss to Rutgers JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The rain relented long enough for Tennessee Tech to get at least one game in at the Buccaneer Classic on Saturday, but the Golden Eagles couldn’t get the hits to get the runs across to keep pace with Rutgers, falling 9-1 in the contest. Tech (8-6) returns to action on Sunday as the Golden Eagles open their home slate with a doubleheader against Bradley, starting at noon.
March 8, 2019 Schedule change for Buccaneer Classic JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- With rain in Johnson City today, the schedule for the Buccaneer Classic has changed. Tennessee Tech will now only play one game -- a 9 a.m. contest against Rutgers on Saturday morning, weather permitting. Updates will be available at TTUsports.com and the team Twitter feed -- @TTU_Softball.
March 7, 2019 Tech softball heads to Buccaneer Classic Friday and Saturday, opens home slate Sunday JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – It’ll be a busy weekend for the Tennessee Tech softball team over the next couple of days as they travel to Johnson City and back for the Buccaneer Classic at East Tennessee State, then open their home slate on Sunday. Granted, that’s all with weather permitting as the Cookeville forecast is looking like rain for Friday and Saturday, and the same in Johnson City. But should everything progress as scheduled, the Golden Eagles will put their five-game winning streak on the line Friday with contests against Rutgers and East Tennessee State, while Tech gets a single game with Evansville.
March 6, 2019 Arden named TSWA Pitcher of the Week LEBANON, Tenn. – Just early on in her career and freshman Alyssa Arden is racking up some accolades. After being named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Pitcher of the Week on Monday, the Tennessee Sports Writers Association awarded her the same honor on Wednesday. The freshman pitcher from Goodlettsville, Tenn., went 2-0 this past weekend at the Alabama State Invitational, throwing a no-hitter against the host Hornets on Saturday.
March 5, 2019 Golden Eagle softball wins fifth in a row, sweeps North Alabama FLORENCE, Ala. – The first game, it was a timely hit. The second, a solid pitching performance. But by the time the final out was recorded on Tuesday, the Tennessee Tech softball team earned a sweep over a hot North Alabama team, extended its winning streak to five games and earned its best 13-game start since the 2006 season. Tech (8-5) topped the host Lions 3-2 in the opener, then held them off 4-1 in the nightcap, dropping UNA down to a 10-5 record on the season. The Golden Eagles return to action on Friday at the Buccaneer Classic at East Tennessee State with two games on Friday against Rutgers and ETSU, then a single game on Saturday against Evansville.
March 4, 2019 Tech softball heads to North Alabama for Tuesday matinee doubleheader FLORENCE, Ala. – After a weekend in Alabama, the Tennessee Tech softball team will venture on from Montgomery and into Florence on Tuesday for a midweek doubleheader against North Alabama. First pitch in the twinbill is slated for 12 p.m. The homestanding Lions, who began its Division I reclassification back in the fall, have performed well thus far, opening the 2019 campaign with a 10-3 record. UNA went 2-0 in its tournament at Tennessee State, topping Portland State 2-1 and Marist 9-0. Two games against East Tennessee State and one against host TSU were washed out by rain this weekend.
March 4, 2019 Arden named OVC Pitcher of the Week BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Over the course of the weekend, Alyssa Arden was nearly flawless. The freshman pitcher from Goodlettsville, Tenn., went 2-0 this past weekend at the Alabama State Invitational, throwing a no-hitter against the host Hornets on Saturday. With her performances, Arden was nearly a unanimous selection as the Ohio Valley Conference’s Pitcher of the Week, voted on by the league’s sports information contacts.
March 3, 2019 Sunday game vs. Purdue Fort Wayne cancelled MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- With rain in the Montgomery area, Tennessee Tech's game against Purdue Fort Wayne has been cancelled. The Golden Eagles (6-5) return to action on Tuesday as they travel to North Alabama for a doubleheader, starting at 2 p.m.
March 3, 2019 Arden gets no-hitter as Tech softball wins two Saturday at Alabama State Invitational MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech softball team played late into the evening, the final game of the day starting at nearly 9:30 p.m., but the wait was worth it for freshman hurler Alyssa Arden as she pitched a no-hitter against host Alabama State in a 2-1 victory Saturday night. Tech (6-5) also won its earlier game, a 2-0 victory over Western Illinois in a rematch of Friday night’s 7-0 victory. The no-hitter stands as the 17th no-no in Tech program history and the last one since Holly Thomas threw one on February 25, 2011, against IUPUI. Arden allowed an earned run in the contest, though, in the fourth inning as ASU’s Alexis Sydnor stole home after reaching on a walk, stealing second and taking third on a pop-up to left field.
March 2, 2019 Tech gets offense going as Arden shuts down Western Illinois MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Weather kept delaying the Tennessee Tech softball team in finally getting back on the field, but once they did, the Golden Eagles came up with some big hits as they defeated Western Illinois 7-0 on Friday in the first day of the Alabama State Invitational. Tech (4-5) will continue action on Saturday, weather permitting, against Western Illinois in a 1 p.m. rematch, then a 7:30 p.m. contest against host Alabama State. It was a fantastic outing for Alyssa Arden in the circle as she picked up her second win, throwing a four-hit shutout. She walked two and struck out four.
March 1, 2019 SCHEDULE ADVISORY: Rain washes out Tech softball's first game vs. SLU, slated to play Western Illinois at 4:30 p.m. MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- With inclement weather at the Alabama State Invitational, Tennessee Tech's originally scheduled game against Southeast Louisiana has been postponed and the Golden Eagles will take the field against Western Illinois at approximately 4:30 p.m. Schedule updates will be provided on TTUsports.com and on the team's Twitter feed -- @TTU_Softball -- as they become available.
February 27, 2019 Tech softball returns to action Friday at Alabama State Invitational MONTGOMERY, Ala. – After the weather washed out last week’s action, the Tennessee Tech softball team will try to get back into action this weekend as they head down to Montgomery, Ala., for the Alabama State Invitational. Tech will open up play on Friday with games against Southeastern Louisiana and Western Illinois, then take on the Fighting Leathernecks once more on Saturday before facing host Alabama State. Tech wraps up the tournament on Sunday with Purdue Fort Wayne.
February 20, 2019 Rain washes out this weekend's Furman Softball Invitational COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With heavy rains in the Southeast the last couple of days, and even more expected to fall before the start of this weekend’s action, Furman has cancelled its 2019 Furman Softball Invitational. The tournament field was scheduled to include Tech, Towson, Stony Brook and the host Paladins. The Golden Eagles (3-5) will return to action on March 1 at the Alabama State Invitational against Southeastern Louisiana, Alabama State, Southern and Eastern Kentucky.
February 17, 2019 Sunday's game vs. Dayton cancelled Due to inclement weather, the final day of the Chattanooga Challenge has been cancelled, including Tech's 9 a.m. game against Dayton. The Golden Eagles will return to action next weekend at the Furman Invitational.
February 17, 2019 Golden Eagles fall in heartbreakers in Saturday action at Chattanooga Challenge CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – It was a fight to the finish in both games on Saturday, but the Tennessee Tech softball team fell in two heartbreakers, dropping a 7-4 contest to Toledo, then a 6-5 eight-inning effort against Indiana State in the second day of the Chattanooga Challenge. Tech (3-5) is slated to take on Dayton at 9 a.m. Sunday to close out its games in the tournament, weather permitting.
February 15, 2019 Tech softball earns split in day one of Chattanooga Challenge CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech found a way to win one in a dramatic comeback fashion in the first day of the Chattanooga Challenge as the Golden Eagles trailed early to Kennesaw State, tied the game to force extra innings, then won in the eighth inning for a 6-5 victory. However, in the day’s second game, host Chattanooga opened the offensive flood gates to take a run-ruled 10-2 victory in five innings. The Golden Eagles (3-3) continue the tournament on Saturday, taking on Toledo at 12:30 p.m. Central, followed by a 3 p.m. matchup against Indiana State.
February 13, 2019 Tech softball takes up Chattanooga Challenge this weekend CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – After a good start to the 2019 season with a weekend split at the Southern Miss Black and Gold Invitational, the Tennessee Tech softball team hits the road this weekend in a short jaunt to Chattanooga for the three-day Chattanooga Challenge. Tech (2-2) will take on Kennesaw State and host Chattanooga on the first day at Frost Stadium. On Saturday, the Golden Eagles will take on Toledo and Indiana State, then close out the tournament on Sunday with Dayton. The forecast for Chattanooga has highs of 60-65 degrees, but light rain is expected in the evening on Friday with the potential for thunderstorms on Sunday.
February 10, 2019 Tech takes both Sunday games to close out Black and Gold Invitational HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The bats were connecting for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles closed out the Black and Gold Invitation on Sunday with a pair of wins, beating Jackson State 7-6, then holding out to beat Houston Baptist 7-6. Senior Gabby LaSala ended the day with five RBI to lead Tech as Kayla Hughes and Haeli Bryson picked up their first wins of the season. Tech improves its record to 2-2 after the first weekend before heading to Chattanooga this upcoming weekend for the Chattanooga Challenge on Friday through Sunday, weather permitting.
February 9, 2019 Trimiar leads Golden Eagles at plate, Tech falls twice on opening day HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Tennessee Tech softball team had a chance late in its second game of the Black and Gold Invitational to earn its first win of the season against Southern Miss, but the homestanding Golden Eagles snuffed out Tech’s rally with USM taking an 8-6 win on Saturday night. Freshman Alexis Trimiar led Tech at the plate on Saturday in her first two career games, going 3-for-6 with four RBI. Tech went 0-for-2 on its first day of the season, falling 4-1 earlier in the day to Central Arkansas.
February 7, 2019 Golden Eagles open season this weekend at Black and Gold Invitational HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Break out the bats, dust off the cleats and put on the eye black – the season is ready to start. The Tennessee Tech softball team takes to the field this weekend for its first action in its 34th season of play as it heads to Hattiesburg, Miss., for the Southern Miss Black and Gold Invitational.
January 17, 2019 Tech softball opens 2019 slate on Feb. 9 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As the Tennessee Tech softball team opens up 2019 for its 34th season of competition, the Golden Eagles are looking to reclaim their spot atop the Ohio Valley Conference standings. After a 16-33 finish in 2018, the Golden Eagles aim to build up their offense, returning four of the top five hitters, while also bringing pitchers into the circle who can give Tech the boost it needs to be competitive in the league. But to get the training they need to make a charge in the OVC race, Tech will have a strong schedule early on.
January 9, 2019 Mihaliak joins Tech softball staff COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – There’s a new face on the Tennessee Tech softball coaching staff as head coach Bonnie Graham has added Megan Mihaliak as an assistant coach. “I am excited to have Megan working with us this spring,” Graham said. “She will be a great addition to our staff and help build our Tech Softball family and culture in 2019.”
November 16, 2018 Tech softball inks three for 2019-20 roster COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team was looking for some key pieces to bolster their roster for years to come and with the three players signed through Friday, the staff came through with flying colors. Tech adds Paxton Grimes (Gordon Lee HS, Rossville, Ga.), Nicolle Nysted (Allatoona HS, Kennesaw, Ga.) and KaDedra Temple (King William HS, Hanover, Va.) who will join the Golden Eagles for the 2020 campaign.
October 2, 2018 Fall game schedule changes for Tech softball COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With weather changing around the schedule in the last week, the Tennessee Tech softball team has also rescheduled its fall exhibition games. Tech will host Motlow State Community College on Friday for a 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. doubleheader. The twinbill against Georgia Highlands has been rescheduled to Sunday at 2 and 4 p.m.
September 7, 2018 Tech softball to host fall games, starting on Sept. 29 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With class back in session, the Tennessee Tech softball team is getting ready to put the cleats back on and take to the diamond for a series of fall ball games. Tech opens its fall exhibition slate on Sept. 29 with a doubleheader against Georgia Highlands Community College, starting at Noon. The Golden Eagles then host Motlow State CC for a twinbill on Oct. 4, starting at 4 p.m. Tech concludes its fall games with a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Oct. 13 against Cleveland State.
May 24, 2018 Championship Softball to host summer mini clinics and mini camp COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball coaches will host four mini clinics, a mini camp and a pitching/catching clinic this summer. Under the Championship Softball Camps banner, the clinics will be held on June 11 and 25, as well as July 16 and 30. The clinics are open to student athletes entering eighth grade through high school seniors.
May 8, 2018 Cruse, Thomas named to all-OVC softball squads OXFORD, Ala. – As the Tennessee Tech softball team concludes its 2018 campaign, two Golden Eagles are closing off the season with some hardware as the team earned two selections on the postseason All-Ohio Valley Conference teams. Senior catcher Bayli Cruse was named to the All-OVC second team while freshman designated hitter Taylor Thomas was named to the All-Newcomer squad on Tuesday as the league announced its awards at the awards banquet preceding the start of the 2018 OVC Softball Tournament.
May 4, 2018 Tech softball ends season with losses at Jacksonville State OXFORD, Ala. – They gave it their best effort, but the hits just weren’t coming on Friday as the Tennessee Tech softball team saw its season come to a close in a doubleheader sweep by Jacksonville State. The Golden Eagles (16-33, 7-15 Ohio Valley Conference) find themselves unable to catch up to Morehead State (8-12 OVC following getting swept at Eastern Illinois on Friday) for the eighth and final spot for next week’s OVC tournament in Oxford.
May 3, 2018 Tech softball closes out regular season Friday looking for OVC tourney berth OXFORD, Ala. – It all comes down to one last weekend. For the Tennessee Tech softball team to reach the Ohio Valley Conference tournament next week, the Golden Eagles are going to have to give it their all against Jacksonville State. The two teams play Friday in a doubleheader, starting at 1 p.m.
April 29, 2018 Seniors honored during Sunday finale vs. Morehead State COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team honored its three seniors on Sunday as the Golden Eagles completed the home portion of its schedule. But the celebration was bittersweet as Morehead State completed the sweep, winning 2-1 and 7-3. Tech (16-31, 7-13) has just one series remaining as it travels to Jacksonville State on Friday for a doubleheader.
April 28, 2018 Tech softball falls twice to Eastern Kentucky COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team ran into a temporary roadblock in its Ohio Valley Conference tournament hopes on Saturday as the Golden Eagles were swept by Eastern Kentucky. The Colonels won the games 6-1 and 8-0 in six innings.
April 27, 2018 Tech softball honors seniors at final home doubleheaders vs. EKU, Morehead COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It’s a make-or-break weekend for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles look to secure a spot in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament with six games remaining in the regular season. Tech (16-27, 7-9 OVC) will have its hands full though as it entertains Eastern Kentucky (29-14, 11-1 OVC) on Saturday, then Morehead State (23-15, 4-8 OVC) on Sunday for the final two regular-season home doubleheaders of the season. Both doubleheaders have a start time of 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and will be carried live on the OVC Digital Network with Dylan Vazzano providing the call from the Golden Eagle Sports Network.
April 22, 2018 LaSala drives in five as Tech splits with SIUE EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Gabby LaSala continued her fantastic weekend, powering the Tennessee Tech softball team to five runs as the Golden Eagles run-ruled SIUE 12-2 in five innings on Sunday. The home-standing Cougars had to overcome a six-spot on the board from Tech in the nightcap, scoring four runs in the home half of the fifth to avoid the sweep, handing the Golden Eagles an 8-6 defeat in the second game.
April 21, 2018 Tech hits four homers in game two vs. EIU to take split CHARLESTON, Ill. – Four home runs helped propel the Tennessee Tech softball team to a split Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles poured on seven runs for a 7-1 victory in the nightcap over Eastern Illinois. The Panthers used a walk-off double in game one to take a 5-4 victory. With the split against EIU, Tech’s record improves to 15-26, 6-8 in the Ohio Valley Conference as the Golden Eagles try to work its way toward a berth in the postseason tournament in May.
April 20, 2018 Tech hits the road for doubleheaders at EIU and SIUE COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It’s a big weekend for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles square off with two of the top teams in the Ohio Valley Conference standings as Tech travels to Eastern Illinois on Saturday, then takes on SIUE on Sunday. Tech (14-25, 5-7 in OVC play) currently stands in eighth, which would take the last spot in the conference tournament if the season ended today. Meanwhile, the Panthers (28-11, 7-3 OVC) and the Cougars (17-14, 7-3 OVC) are currently in a tie for third in the league standings, trailing Jacksonville State (24-16, 11-1 OVC) and Eastern Kentucky (25-14, 7-1 OVC).
April 18, 2018 McCulley homers, but Tech falls to Lipscomb COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – In the Tennessee Tech softball team’s final non-conference game of the season, the Golden Eagles couldn’t get enough timely hits to keep pace with visiting Lipscomb, falling 5-1 on Wednesday. Tech was held to three hits as Chloe Yeager (6-1) earned the victory, walking none and striking out one as she yielded one run.
April 17, 2018 Tech softball hosts Lipscomb in single game Wednesday COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team will host a midweek contest on Wednesday as the Golden Eagles entertain Lipscomb in a single game, starting at 5 p.m. Admission to the Tech Softball Field is free to the public.
April 16, 2018 Sparks named OVC Player of the Week BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team may have only played in two games this weekend, but it’s tough to ignore the day sophomore outfielder Raegan Sparks had in the doubleheader on Friday. Her efforts took the majority of the first-place votes as the Ohio Valley Conference’s softball contacts named Sparks the league’s adidas® Player of the Week on Monday.
April 14, 2018 Sparks hits three HR, Thomas a walk-off HR as Tech sweeps Murray State COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Friday may have been Friday the 13th, but the only date that was scaring the Tennessee Tech softball coming into the doubleheader against Murray State was Feb. 24. Why that date? The Golden Eagles took a crushing 21-0, five-inning loss to the Racers at the Trojan Classic in Troy, Ala. And with the Racers coming to Cookeville searching for their first Ohio Valley Conference win of the season and Tech winning three of its last four, the twinbill appeared to be the definition of a trap game. But with the way Tech was hitting, the Golden Eagles were determined to keep the Racers (10-29, 0-10 OVC) behind the starting gate.
April 12, 2018 Tech softball hosts Murray State with doubleheader on Friday COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With winning three of their last four Ohio Valley Conference matchups, the Tennessee Tech softball team has to be feeling some momentum brewing. But with visiting Murray State coming in for a twinbill on Friday afternoon, starting at 5 p.m., it won’t be an easy feat.
April 11, 2018 SCHEDULE CHANGE: Murray State series moving to Friday afternoon COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- With inclement weather in the forecast on Saturday, the Tennessee Tech softball doubleheader against Murray State has been moved to Friday afternoon, with a 3 p.m. scheduled start. More updates can be found on the team's Twitter feed -- @TTU_Softball -- or at TTUsports.com.
April 10, 2018 Waldrop named Pitcher of the Week by Tennessee Sports Writers Association COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Another day, another honor for Tennessee Tech senior pitcher Taylor Waldrop. After being named the Ohio Valley Conference's Pitcher of the Week on Monday, the Canon, Ga., native earned the same honor from the Tennessee Sports Writers Association on Tuesday. Waldrop pitched back-to-back shutouts in her first career OVC starts, the first shutouts in her career. She worked five scoreless innings against Tennessee State in a run-ruled, 8-0 victory as she allowed four hits, no walks and three strikeouts.
April 9, 2018 Waldrop named OVC Pitcher of the Week BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – There’s no question that the Tennessee Tech softball team was looking forward to when senior ace Taylor Waldrop could return to the lineup. And when she did, what an impact she made – collecting her first two career shutouts in her first two Ohio Valley Conference starts. With that, Waldrop was an easy selection this week as the OVC’s Pitcher of the Week, as voted on by the league’s sports information contacts.
April 8, 2018 Waldrop gets second straight shutout as Tech splits with Belmont COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Taylor Waldrop found herself in an unusual situation during the beginning of the Ohio Valley Conference schedule. Injured, the senior Tennessee Tech pitcher could only just sit back and watch as her teammates took tough defeats in the first three weekends of the league slate, coming back to Cookeville with an 0-6 record in OVC play. That changed on Friday as Waldrop pitched her first career shutout over Tennessee State to give Tech its first league win, then again on Sunday as Waldrop held off Belmont on Sunday in a 3-0 victory, throwing her second straight shutout to increase her career total to the same number.
April 6, 2018 Hughes and Waldrop pitch gems, Thomas powers for hits as Tech sweeps TSU COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It’s easy to say that Tennessee Tech’s two softball wins on Friday over Tennessee State couldn’t have come at a better time. But for head coach Bonnie Bynum Graham, it just vindicated what she’s been seeing from her team all season long as the Golden Eagles run-ruled the Tigers 8-0 in five innings in the first game, then took a 3-1 victory in the second.
April 4, 2018 Softball hosts Tennessee State on Friday, Belmont Sunday COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It could be a chilly, wet weekend in Cookeville, but the Tennessee Tech softball team is shifting its schedule around to get games in this weekend as it hosts Tennessee State on Friday and Belmont on Sunday. The series against the Tigers was originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon, but now holds a 12:30 p.m. start on Friday. The series against the Bruins remains at its originally scheduled 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. start times on Sunday. The games are currently planned for streaming video broadcast on the OVC Digital Network, weather permitting, with Dylan Vazzano providing the call.
March 30, 2018 Tech softball falls in doubleheader at Austin Peay CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Gabby LaSala went 4-for-6 from the plate on Friday as she tried to get the bats going for the Tennessee Tech softball team, but the streaking Austin Peay team got the upper hand, taking both games 7-2 and 2-1. Tech (9-23, 0-6 Ohio Valley Conference) is idle for the rest of the Easter holiday weekend, returning to action on Saturday, April 7, as the Golden Eagles host Tennessee State and try to snap a seven-game losing streak.
March 29, 2018 Tech softball heads to Austin Peay for OVC doubleheader CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – It may be a rainy day in Clarksville today, but there’s still softball tentatively on the schedule for Friday as the Tennessee Tech softball team will make its way there to take on Austin Peay. The Governors have an 18-9 record thus far in the 2018 campaign, including a 3-1 mark in Ohio Valley Conference play after sweeping Morehead State and splitting with Eastern Kentucky last weekend.
March 25, 2018 Tech rallies come up short at UT Martin MARTIN, Tenn. – UT Martin scored nine runs through the first four innings on Sunday as the Tennessee Tech softball team attempted to rally back in both ends of the doubleheader against the Skyhawks. Tech (9-21, 0-4 Ohio Valley Conference) lost 9-4 in the opener, then dropped a 3-2 decision in the closer.
March 23, 2018 Tech softball falls to SEMO to open OVC play CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Senior Bayli Cruse knocked in three of Tennessee Tech’s four runs on Friday as the Golden Eagle softball team opened Ohio Valley Conference play with Southeast Missouri taking both ends of the doubleheader. The Redhawks (18-10, 2-0 OVC) defeated Tech 5-1 in the opener, then 4-3 in the nightcap.
March 22, 2018 Tech softball opens OVC play Friday at Southeast Missouri CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The tournaments are out of the way. Now it’s time for the real season to begin. After a month of long weekends against teams from all over the country, the Tennessee Tech softball team will make its case for another Ohio Valley Conference championship as the Golden Eagles open league play this weekend at Southeast Missouri.
March 18, 2018 Griffin grand slam helps Tech earn split in final day of Tiger Classic MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team earned a walk-off win on Sunday over Eastern Michigan, then attempted to rally against home-standing Memphis in the final day of the Memphis Tiger Classic, collecting a split as the Golden Eagles return home. The Golden Eagles beat Eastern Michigan 5-4, then fell 5-1 to Memphis.
March 17, 2018 Tech falls twice at Memphis Tiger Classic MEMPHIS, Tenn. – After the first day of action was washed out at the Memphis Tiger Classic, the Tennessee Tech softball team had a hard time getting the bats connecting on Saturday, taking losses to Southeast Missouri and Memphis. The Golden Eagles (8-16) fell 7-3 to Southeast Missouri in the day’s opener, then 8-0 in six innings to host Memphis in the second game of the day.
March 16, 2018 Weather cancels Friday play at Memphis Tiger Classic, schedule updated MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Weather ended up wreaking havoc with Friday’s first day of the Memphis Tiger Classic, cancelling the day’s action. The updated schedule now has the Tennessee Tech softball team opening tournament play on Saturday against Ohio Valley Conference foe Southeast Missouri at 8 a.m., followed by Memphis at 10:15 a.m.
March 15, 2018 Golden Eagle softball closes out tournament play at Memphis Tiger Classic UPDATE 2 (1:31 p.m. 3/16/18) -- With rain continuing in the Memphis area on Friday, Tech's game against Memphis has been cancelled. Schedule updates will be provided when available. UPDATE (8:00 a.m. 3/16/18) -- The scheduled game against Southeast Missouri has been postponed to Sunday at 2:45 p.m. Tech will only face host Memphis at 11 a.m. on Friday. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – With a five-game winning streak in tow, the Tennessee Tech softball team is starting to feel a lot more confident, and that gives the Golden Eagles an opportunity to show what they’re capable this weekend as they head to Memphis to compete in the Memphis Tiger Classic. Weather for this weekend’s five-game set does appear favorable, with a slight chance of scattered thunderstorms on Friday morning and late evening, but fairly clear for most of the weekend.
March 13, 2018 Tech softball stretches win streak to five, sweeps Rhode Island COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The ways the Tennessee Tech softball team got its wins on Tuesday may have been dramatic, but the only thing the Golden Eagles cared about was getting the sweep over Rhode Island. Tech stretched its winning streak to five games as the Golden Eagles beat the visiting Rams 2-1 in game one, then rallied for an 8-7 victory in the nightcap.
March 12, 2018 Tech softball hosts Rhode Island in doubleheader Tuesday afternoon COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team comes home with a winning streak in tow as the Golden Eagles entertain Rhode Island for a twinbill, starting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. The Rams, out of the Atlantic 10 Conference, come into Cookeville with a 1-11 record, following a trip to Murray, Ky., for the Racer Classic. URI has lost its last 10 games, its lone victory coming on Feb. 17 against Mount St. Mary’s at Elon, N.C.
March 10, 2018 Tech softball sweeps Presbyterian College, wins third in a row CLINTON, S.C. – Some timely hits for the Tennessee Tech softball team came through on Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles were able to take two games on the road to sweep Presbyterian College and create a three-game winning streak. Tech (6-14) won the first game 8-5 in eight innings, then held on for a 5-4 victory in the second.
March 9, 2018 Tech softball playing three at Presbyterian College this weekend CLINTON, S.C. – After opening its home slate last weekend, it’s back on the road again for the Tennessee Tech softball team as they head to South Carolina to close out their Spring Break with a visit to Presbyterian College on Saturday and Sunday. Tech will play a three-game series against the Blue Hose, starting with an 11-1 doubleheader on Saturday, then a single game on Sunday.
March 6, 2018 Softball vs. Lipscomb rescheduled for April 18 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- With a forecast of cool temperatures and cloudy conditions, the Tennessee Tech softball team has agreed with Lipscomb to postpone Wednesday's scheduled game to a later date. Tech will now host the Lady Bisons on Wednesday, April 18, at 5 p.m. The Golden Eagles will return to action on Saturday as they travel to Presbyterian College for a twinbill starting at noon Central.
March 4, 2018 Sparks drives in seven, Hughes gets first win as Tech splits with Samford COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It was Raegan Sparks’ day at the plate as she led the Tennessee Tech softball team to a split against Samford on Sunday afternoon as she went 4-for-7 with seven RBI and her fifth home run of the season. Kayla Hughes picked up her first win of the season in the day’s nightcap, pitching the complete game as she allowed four earned runs on 10 hits, striking out two in the Golden Eagles’ 9-5 win over the Bulldogs.
March 3, 2018 Golden Eagles swept at Appalachian State BOONE, N.C. – In both games Saturday, the Tennessee Tech softball team struck to take the lead on Appalachian State, but the homestanding Mountaineers had the last laugh, rallying in both contests to hand Tech a 3-2 defeat in game one and a 10-8 loss in the nightcap. Tech (3-13) will make the trek back to Cookeville on Saturday night, then will try to take a pair of games against Samford on Sunday afternoon, starting at 2 p.m., to try to open the home slate on a high note.
March 1, 2018 Golden Eagles travel to Appalachian State Saturday, host Samford Sunday BOONE, N.C. – After three weeks of tournaments, the Tennessee Tech softball team takes a quick break from the tournament schedule with a short jaunt over to Appalachian State for two games on Saturday, then return home on Sunday for the rescheduled games against Samford for the Golden Eagles’ home opener. The game times on Saturday against the Mountaineers are 12 and 2 p.m., while the times at home against the Bulldogs are 2 and 4 p.m.
February 25, 2018 Golden Eagles top Troy to close out Trojan Classic TROY, Ala. – After a tough day on Saturday, the Tennessee Tech softball team was determined to change their fortunes to close out their play in the Trojan Classic. Behind a strong pitching effort from Taylor Waldrop to hold tournament host Troy at bay, the Golden Eagle offense teed off on the Trojan pitchers as Tech earned a decisive 9-3 win on Sunday afternoon.
February 24, 2018 Tech softball falls to UAB, Murray State at Trojan Classic TROY, Ala. – It was a tough day offensively for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Saturday in the second day of the Trojan Classic. The Golden Eagles were held to just three hits against OVC foe Murray State, after getting held to a single run to UAB on eight hits. Tech (2-11) fell 8-1 to the Blazers in the day's opening contest, then dropped a 21-0 decision to the Racers in the later action.
February 23, 2018 Golden Eagles fall to No. 16 Ole Miss, Troy at Trojan Classic TROY, Ala. – After a run-rule loss to No. 16-ranked Ole Miss to start the day, the Tennessee Tech softball team had a chance to knock off Trojan Classic host Troy in the second game of the day, but the rally fell short as the Golden Eagles fell 3-2 on Friday afternoon. Tech (2-9) dropped a 12-2 decision to the Rebels in the first game.
February 22, 2018 Golden Eagle softball heads to Alabama for Trojan Classic this weekend COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It’s back on the road again as the Tennessee Tech softball team continues its tournament travels this weekend with a stop at Troy, Ala., for the Trojan Classic. The Golden Eagles take on Murray State (10 a.m.) and UAB (12:30 p.m.) on Friday, UAB (10 a.m.) and Troy (3 p.m.) on Saturday and a single game against the Trojans at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.
February 17, 2018 Rain shortens Tech's chances in last day at Chattanooga Challenge CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The threat of rain permeated the day Saturday, but it ended up costing Tech as the Golden Eagles started to build momentum against Sacred Heart as the game was called after posting a four-spot on the scoreboard, falling 10-4 in five innings to close out play in the Chattanooga Challenge. Tech (2-7) also dropped the day’s first game against Indiana State 7-4.
February 16, 2018 Cruse's 5 RBI leads Tech softball to second straight win CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Bayli Cruse’s bat sent several balls into the outfield like cruise missiles on Friday as the Tennessee Tech softball team picked up its second straight win, toppling the Hilltoppers 7-6 in the second day of the Chattanooga Challenge. Cruse went 3-for-4 in Tech’s lone game of the day, driving in five runs with a three-run home run and a two-run single. Cruse also scored twice as the Golden Eagles improved to 2-4 on the young season.
February 16, 2018 Golden Eagles notch first win, beating Western Kentucky at Chattanooga Challenge CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – One down, many more to go as the Tennessee Tech softball team would hope as the Golden Eagles earned their first win of the season with a 9-5 victory over Western Kentucky on Thursday in the first day of the Chattanooga Challenge. The day started with a 7-5 loss to host Chattanooga as it rallied from a 5-0 deficit with two runs in the second and five in the fourth to overcome the Golden Eagles’ hot start.
February 14, 2018 Golden Eagles head to Chattanooga for weekend tournament CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – For the second weekend in a row, weather has already impacted the Tennessee Tech softball schedule. Originally slated to begin action in the Chattanooga Challenge tournament on Friday, the forecast has prompted the tournament to start a day earlier, with the Golden Eagles taking the field on Thursday, taking on Chattanooga at 2 p.m. Central, followed by a contest against Western Kentucky at approximately 4 p.m.
February 10, 2018 Tough day for Tech to wrap up Plainsman Invitational AUBURN, Ala. – Saturday’s action in the Plainsman Invitational proceeded as scheduled, but the Tennessee Tech softball team ran into some rough patches The Golden Eagles (0-4) saw Marshall rally then take a commanding 10-4 victory in the first game, then Tech had no answer for No. 13 Auburn in the second game, falling 18-0 in five innings.
February 9, 2018 Golden Eagles see positives despite Opening Day losses AUBURN, Ala. – The first day of the Plainsman Invitational may not have gone exactly the way the Tennessee Tech softball team had planned, but despite two losses, the Golden Eagles did have positives during their first day of action. Tech (0-2) saw Wichita State hold off a late rally for a 6-4 victory in the first game, then No. 13-ranked Auburn blanked the Golden Eagles 3-0 in the second game.
February 8, 2018 Tech softball opens season Friday against Wichita State, No. 13 Auburn AUBURN, Ala. – The groundhog may have called for six more weeks of winter, but as far as the Tennessee Tech softball team is concerned, spring is here. The Golden Eagles open their 2018 campaign on Friday morning as they compete in the Plainsman Invitational, hosted by Southeastern Conference foe and No. 13-ranked Auburn. It will be a return trip there for Tech, after facing the host Tigers there in the 2015 NCAA regionals.
January 24, 2018 Golden Eagle softball opens season on Feb. 9 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Four regular-season tournaments, five non-conference series and an always competitive Ohio Valley Conference race greets the Tennessee Tech softball team as they open the 2018 campaign on Feb. 9. The Golden Eagles, who were projected to finish 10th in the OVC preseason poll released earlier this morning, will get tested early as Tech will take on some great competition early on.
November 8, 2017 Championship Softball Holiday Mini Camp to be held in December The Championship Softball Holiday Mini Camp, featuring Tennessee Tech head coach Bonnie Bynum Graham as well as collegiate head and assistant coaches from Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA and junior colleges, will be held between December 29-31 at Tennessee Tech's Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion. The schedule includes a mini-camp on Dec. 29 and 30, a recruiting seminar on Dec. 29 and a pitching and catching clinic on Dec. 31.
September 13, 2017 Tech softball adds three fall doubleheaders to slate COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With the fall semester already progressing, the spring sports teams are already getting prepared for their preseason. With that, the Tennessee Tech softball team has scheduled three fall doubleheaders, designed to give the Golden Eagles a much-needed workout.
August 7, 2017 Taylor, Van Auken added to Tech softball staff COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – When people think of the Tennessee Tech softball program, they think of championships, NCAA appearances and one of the most dominant eras of success in the Ohio Valley Conference. When head coach Bonnie Bynum Graham needed to add two new assistants to the Golden Eagle staff, she found two that understand that history.
May 18, 2017 Tech softball to host August camp COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It takes a lot of hard work and determination to reach the collegiate softball level and the Tennessee Tech softball coaches are looking to help a new group make that push. In August, Tech head coach Bonnie Bynum Graham, with the assistance of current and former Golden Eagle players will host the Championship Softball Summer Mini Camp at the Tech Softball Complex.
May 11, 2017 Golden Eagles' season ends with loss to EKU OXFORD, Ala. – Gabby LaSala started the game with an exclamation, but Eastern Kentucky responded in force as the Colonels scored in every inning, including six in the third inning as EKU run-ruled the Golden Eagles 11-2 in five innings to end Tech’s season. The Golden Eagles (16-30) had a lead-off home run from LaSala to give Tech its first run in the opening frame, but the Colonels countered with a run as Johnkyria Alston singled up the middle to drive in Krislyn Campos.
May 10, 2017 Golden Eagles edged by UTM in tourney opener OXFORD, Ala. – Danielle Liberatore wasn’t going to give up. As a senior heading into her final showing in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament at Choccolocco Park, Liberatore put forward the best effort she could on Wednesday afternoon. Unfortunately, UT Martin wasn’t going to let the Golden Eagles’ bats wake up. A home run from Jamie Duncan in the second inning was all that the Skyhawks needed as Brooke Kennedy shut out Tech 1-0 in the opening round of the tournament.
May 9, 2017 Richards named to All-OVC First Team OXFORD, Ala. – There was no question that senior Alyssa Richards has been one of the driving forces of the Tennessee Tech softball team in 2017, but she received some recognition of that as she was selected to the all-Ohio Valley Conference softball first-team roster on Tuesday night. Richards ended the regular-season campaign with a .295 batting average as she drove in a team-high 23 RBI with seven home runs and eight doubles to pace her team-best 67 total bases.
May 9, 2017 Golden Eagles take aim on OVC tournament title OXFORD, Ala. – When it gets to this time of year, what happened in the regular season fades into a distant memory. To move on to the next step, all that matters is wins. As the eight competing teams in this week's Ohio Valley Conference softball tournament converge on Oxford's Choccolocco Park, that though is certainly on their minds, because only one team will earn the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals, the others are done for the year.
May 6, 2017 Tech softball claims OVC tournament berth, will face UT Martin Wednesday COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- As the Ohio Valley Conference softball season drew to a close on Saturday, the Tennessee Tech softball team will get its chance to earn another OVC tournament crown as the Golden Eagles received a berth in the postseason tournament. Tech claimed the No. 7-seed in the tournament, which begins on Wednesday. The Golden Eagles will open play with a 12:30 p.m. contest against No. 2-seed UT Martin.
May 5, 2017 Weather cancels TTU-JSU softball series, seniors honored COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The weather may have dampened the field at Tennessee Tech’s softball stadium, but it wasn’t going to rain on the team’s Senior Day celebration. The doubleheader against Jacksonville State was cancelled, ending Tech’s regular season at 16-28, 8-8 in Ohio Valley Conference play. The bracket for next week’s OVC Tournament in Oxford, Ala., will be announced this weekend following the conclusion of the entire regular-season slate.
May 4, 2017 Golden Eagles close out regular season with visit from Jacksonville State COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – There’s one last weekend in the Ohio Valley Conference race as the Tennessee Tech softball team tries to lock up a spot in next week’s conference tournament in Oxford, Ala. But the Golden Eagles are going to have to get through league-leading Jacksonville State first. Tech (16-28, 8-8 OVC) will face the Gamecocks in a twinbill on Friday, starting at 1 p.m. Inclement weather could play a factor in Friday’s contests, so updates will be made when available.
April 30, 2017 Tech softball splits at Morehead State MOREHEAD, Ky. – A seven-run third inning was enough to propel the Tennessee Tech softball team to an 8-6 victory over Morehead State on Sunday, but the Golden Eagles weren’t able to complete the sweep as the home-standing Eagles won 5-3 in the finale. Tech (16-28, 8-8) closes out the regular season on Friday as it hosts Ohio Valley Conference leader Jacksonville State for a twinbill.
April 29, 2017 Golden Eagles fall twice at Eastern Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. -- Late efforts by Eastern Kentucky spoiled Tennessee Tech's try at an Ohio Valley Conference win on Saturday as the Colonels took both ends of the twinbill, beating the Golden Eagles 3-2 in 10 innings in game one, then won 8-3 in game two. Danielle Liberatore (7-9) took the loss in the opener as she allowed three runs on 11 hits in 9 1/3 innings of work, walking two and striking out nine.
April 28, 2017 Tech softball travels to EKU, Morehead COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team closes out the road portion of its regular-season schedule this weekend as the Golden Eagles head to Eastern Kentucky on Saturday and Morehead State on Sunday. Tech (15-25, 7-5 Ohio Valley Conference) hasn’t played a game since April 19 as last weekend’s games against SIU Edwardsville and Eastern Illinois were cancelled with inclement weather. Following the weather woes, the Golden Eagles now see their standing in the OVC in sixth place out of eight teams that make the conference tournament in two weeks.
April 21, 2017 Tech softball hosts EIU, SIUE in OVC twinbills UPDATE (4/23 8:31 a.m.) -- Sunday's start vs. SIUE has been delayed to 1 p.m. COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team is back in action at home this weekend with a pair of Ohio Valley Conference doubleheaders. On Saturday, Tech hosts Eastern Illinois, while the Golden Eagles will entertain SIU Edwardsville on Sunday. Both dates are doubleheaders, with first pitch scheduled for 12 p.m. With inclement weather expected in the Cookeville area this weekend, the schedule could be subject to change.
April 19, 2017 Tech softball run-rules Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- A six-run second inning was all the Tennessee Tech softball team needed to jump-start its offense on Wednesday as the Golden Eagles cruised to an 8-0, five-inning victory over Chattanooga. Seven different Golden Eagles recorded hits and grabbed RBI in the contest. Demi Coleman led the offense with two hits, while Bayli Cruse drove in two runs.
April 14, 2017 Tech softball splits at Murray State MURRAY, Ky. – In both games Friday, the Tennessee Tech softball team collected clutch hits to tie Murray State late and send the contests into extra innings. But once the games got there, each one went in separate directions as the Golden Eagles added two runs in the eighth inning of game one to take a 3-2 victory, then the Racers collected a walk-off run in the bottom of the eighth in game two to earn a 3-2 win of their own.
April 13, 2017 Tech softball heads to Murray State on Friday MURRAY, Ky. – After a two-game home set on Wednesday, the Tennessee Tech softball team gets back on the road on Friday as the Golden Eagles play a twinbill at Murray State to continue Ohio Valley Conference play. Action on Friday starts at 1 p.m.
April 12, 2017 Samford uses the long ball to stop Golden Eagles COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Home runs had been the Tennessee Tech softball team’s bread-and-butter for most of the season. On Wednesday, Samford flipped the script and gave the Golden Eagles a taste of their own medicine. The visiting Bulldogs knocked out three homers in a 5-1 decision in game one, then used a three-run blast in game two to pace Samford to a 9-1 victory in five innings.
April 11, 2017 Tech softball adds midweek game against Samford COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team will get a pair of mid-week contests in against Samford on Wednesday afternoon as the Golden Eagles will host the Bulldogs in a doubleheader, starting at 4 p.m. Tech (13-22) is coming off of a 3-1 weekend after sweeping Tennessee State on Saturday and splitting with Belmont on Sunday.
April 9, 2017 Golden Eagle softball splits with Belmont COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team wrapped up the weekend with a split against Belmont, helping the Golden Eagles build a little progress in the Ohio Valley Conference race. The Bruins won game one 1-0, then Tech earned the 5-4 victory in the nightcap.
April 8, 2017 Golden Eagles sweep Tennessee State COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The offense came through for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagle cruised over Tennessee State with a 9-0, six-inning victory in game one, then beat the Tigers 7-4 in game two. The Golden Eagles improved to 5-3 in the Ohio Valley Conference race, while TSU falls to 1-7.
April 7, 2017 Golden Eagles face Tennessee State, Belmont this weekend NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team will be spending the weekend in Nashville as the Golden Eagles look to make a move in the Ohio Valley Conference race. Tech will travel to Tennessee State on Saturday for a pair, then face Belmont on Sunday. Both doubleheaders will start at 1 p.m.
April 1, 2017 Tech softball splits with Austin Peay in marathon twinbill COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For the longest team, it looked like both the Tennessee Tech and Austin Peay softball teams were going to battle infinitely on. As time wore on, both teams kept battling – Tech taking an early 5-0 lead, then the Governors storming back to tie the game in the seventh inning, forcing extra innings. But it was in the 10th when the Golden Eagles were able to prevail, taking a 6-5 victory in the contest, one that lasted nearly four hours. However, Austin Peay was able to preserve a share of the doubleheader split, taking the second contest 1-0 on Saturday.
March 31, 2017 Golden Eagle softball hosts Austin Peay Saturday COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team returns home this weekend for a two-game set against Ohio Valley Conference foe Austin Peay on Saturday. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m., with the second game starting approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first.
March 29, 2017 Tech softball falls in midweek contest at Lipscomb NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech scored the first run on Wednesday, but Lipscomb pulled away in the later innings as the Lady Bisons downed the Golden Eagle softball team 7-2 in a mid-week contest.
March 28, 2017 Tech softball faces Lipscomb on Wednesday NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After four games at home this past weekend, the Tennessee Tech softball team hits the road once again – a quick one down the road in Nashville as the Golden Eagles visit Lipscomb for a single game on Wednesday, starting at 5 p.m.
March 26, 2017 Tech softball falls twice to UT Martin COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – UT Martin strung together hit after hit on Sunday afternoon, sweeping the twinbill series against the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles fell 6-5 in game one, then 10-2 in game two.
March 25, 2017 Tech softball sweeps Southeast Missouri in OVC opener COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech offense put runs on the scoreboard early on Saturday, then it was solid efforts in the circle on Saturday as the Golden Eagles pulled together a doubleheader sweep over Southeast Missouri. Tech earned a pair of 3-2 victories over the Redhawks on Saturday, starting off its Ohio Valley Conference slate on a high note with a 2-0 record.
March 24, 2017 Tech softball hosts home, OVC openers this weekend COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Nearly a month-and-a-half into the 2017 softball slate and the Tennessee Tech softball team will get to come home and play amongst the friendly confines of the Tech Softball Field for the first time this season. Tech’s first two home series this weekend are also its first Ohio Valley Conference matchups as the Golden Eagles entertain Southeast Missouri on Saturday and UT Martin on Sunday.
March 18, 2017 Golden Eagles fall twice at ETSU JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- East Tennessee State used a big inning to gain a victory over the Tennessee Tech softball team in the first game on Saturday, then the Golden Eagles fell on the short end of duel in the second contest as the Lady Bucs swept Tech in the twinbill. ETSU won game one 7-3, then took the second 3-2.
March 17, 2017 Golden Eagle softball heads to East Tennessee State for Saturday twinbill JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – With regular-season tournaments in the books, the Tennessee Tech softball team has one more non-conference matchup this weekend before getting set to make its run in the Ohio Valley Conference. This weekend, it’s a trip to East Tennessee State for a Saturday pair against the Lady Bucs. The times are set as a 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. start in Central time.
March 12, 2017 Sunday Owl Challenge games cancelled KENNESAW, Ga. -- Following rain Saturday night in the Atlanta area, Sunday's games against Michigan State and Kennesaw State have been cancelled. The Golden Eagles went 3-0 this weekend at the Owl Classic, beating East Tennessee State twice, then coming from behind to top Michigan State on Callen Griffin's walk-off grand slam.
March 11, 2017 Griffin walk-off grand slam leads Tech over Michigan State KENNESAW, Ga. -- The power continued to come through for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Saturday as the Golden Eagles struck for five home runs as Tech defeated East Tennessee State 4-1, then stunned Michigan State with a 10-8 victory following a walk-off grand slam from Callen Griffin. Tech hit four round-trippers alone in the Michigan State contest, coming through in every clutch situation.
March 10, 2017 Davis homers twice, Richards goes yard as Tech tops ETSU in extras KENNESAW, Ga. – Hallie Davis and Alyssa Richards provided the firepower on Friday as the Tennessee Tech softball team defeated East Tennessee State 8-6 in eight innings to open up the Owl Challenge at Kennesaw State. Davis and Richards each went yard for the Golden Eagles (5-15) with the sophomore transfer Davis knocking two out of the park. The duo combined for seven RBI in the contest, Richards with four and Davis with three.
March 9, 2017 Tech softball heads to Georgia for Owl Challenge KENNESAW, Ga. – The Tennessee Tech softball team gets set for its final non-conference tournament of the regular season this weekend as the Golden Eagles head to Georgia to compete in the Owl Challenge, hosted by Kennesaw State. Tech (4-15) faced the Owls earlier this season while competing in the Chattanooga Challenge in February, falling 3-0. Danielle Liberatore was tagged for three runs on eight hits in the contest as she walked none and struck out four. The Golden Eagles were held to two hits.
March 5, 2017 Bivens homers in loss to Abilene Christian STILLWATER, Okla. – Aalia Bivens hit a three-run home run to provide a spark of offense for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Sunday as the Golden Eagles tried to overcome a deficit against Abilene Christian before falling 10-5 in their finale at the Mizuno Classic. Bivens' home run was her first of the season and the team's 20th of the season.
March 4, 2017 Kennedy, Griffin homer as Tech falls to Northern Iowa, Oklahoma State STILLWATER, Okla. – The Tennessee Tech softball team rallied late, but the homestanding Oklahoma State squad survived in the second day of the Mizuno Classic. The Golden Eagles fell 3-2 to the Cowgirls, following a 6-3 defeat to Northern Iowa to open the day. Tech (4-14) concludes its action at the Mizuno Classic on Sunday as the Golden Eagles face Abilene Christian at 10 a.m.
March 3, 2017 Tech softball falls to Abilene Christian, Northern Iowa at Mizuno Classic STILLWATER, Okla. – The Tennessee Tech softball team took Abilene Christian into extra innings, then took a tough loss to Northern Iowa on Friday to open play in the Mizuno Classic at Oklahoma State.
March 1, 2017 Tech softball competing in Mizuno Classic this weekend STILLWATER, Okla. – The Tennessee Tech softball team made some great strides last week at the South Alabama Invitational, and could make many more this week against some tough competition as the Golden Eagles compete in the Mizuno Classic, starting on Friday. Tech will face Abilene Christian and Northern Iowa on Friday, then see the Panthers again to open Saturday’s play before facing Oklahoma State that afternoon. The Golden Eagles wrap up the tournament on Sunday as they take on Abilene Christian once again.
February 26, 2017 Stephen F. Austin run-rules Tech softball in South Alabama finale MOBILE, Ala. – It was a tough outing for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Sunday as Stephen F. Austin got back at the Golden Eagles for their defeat on Saturday, pounding out hit after hit as the Ladyjacks beat Tech 10-1 in the finale at the South Alabama Invitational.
February 25, 2017 Tech softball downs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Stephen F. Austin MOBILE, Ala. – Saturday was a good day for the Tennessee Tech softball team at the South Alabama Invitational as the Golden Eagles took two victories, beating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 4-3 in the day's first game, then a 3-2 victory over Stephen F. Austin. Tech (4-9) concludes its play in the tournament on Sunday as the Golden Eagles face Stephen F. Austin again at 12:30 p.m.
February 25, 2017 Tech tops Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, falls to South Alabama MOBILE, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech softball team improved its record as the Golden Eagles claimed a victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday in the South Alabama Invitational. Following the 2-0 victory, Tech fell 2-0 to South Alabama.
February 19, 2017 IUPUI hits walk-off HR in 7th to top Tech softball CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team took a tough loss on Sunday to wrap up their play in the Chattanooga Challenge sponsored by Ruby Falls on Sunday. Facing IUPUI in the single-game finale, the Golden Eagles found themselves tied with the Jaguars at three runs apiece. But in the bottom of the seventh, Maggie Armstrong ended the contest, hitting a two-run walk-off home run to give IUPUI the 5-3 victory.
February 18, 2017 Tech softball attempts rally with grand slam, falls to Radford CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team trailed 6-0 after five innings, but the Golden Eagles weren't going to go down quietly. After all, it had been a day filled with delay after delay after delay as rain swept through the Chattanooga area in the morning hours, playing havoc with the Chattanooga Challenge presented by Ruby Falls schedule.
February 17, 2017 LaSala hits two HRs vs. Chattanooga as Tech softball claims first win CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Gabby LaSala hit two home runs, driving in four runs as the Tennessee Tech softball team picked up its first win of the season, knocking off host Chattanooga in the Chattanooga Challenge sponsored by Ruby Falls on Friday. The Golden Eagles (1-6) dropped the earlier game, a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Kennesaw State.
February 16, 2017 Tech softball travels to compete in Chattanooga Challenge CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Tennessee Tech's softball team hits the road against as they travel to Chattanooga for their second tournament of the season. After a tough weekend last week at Georgia Southern's Eagle Round Robin, Tech will compete in the Chattanooga Challenge sponsored by Ruby Falls with a great opportunity to get some momentum going.
February 12, 2017 Tech softball wraps up Eagle Round Robin with loss to Middle Tennessee STATESBORO, Ga. – The Tennessee Tech softball team continued its torrid home run pace, but couldn't hold off Middle Tennessee as the Golden Eagles wrapped up the Eagle Round Robin with a 8-2 loss to the Blue Raiders on Sunday morning. Bayli Cruse went yard for fer first home run of the season, but the seventh overall for the Golden Eagles after the first weekend of play.
February 12, 2017 Davis hits three homers, Tech softball falls to MTSU, Ga. Southern STATESBORO, Ga. – Hallie Davis didn't take long to make an impact with the Tennessee Tech softball team as the sophomore transfer struck for three home runs on Saturday to lead the Golden Eagles' efforts. However, the runs just weren't enough as Tech saw Middle Tennessee hit an extra-inning walkoff in the eighth inning for a 5-3 win, then Georgia Southern edged the Golden Eagles 8-7 in the afternoon contest on Saturday.
February 10, 2017 Tech softball falls to UNCG, No. 15 Tennessee STATESBORO, Ga. – The first day of action for the Tennessee Tech softball team saw the Golden Eagles have a tough time coming up with timely hits on Friday as Tech dropped a 6-3 decision to UNC Greensboro, then a six-inning, 10-0 loss to No. 15 Tennessee at the Eagle Round Robin at Georgia Southern.
February 9, 2017 Tech softball set to open season at Eagle Round Robin STATESBORO, Ga. – It may be the non-conference portion of the Tennessee Tech softball team’s schedule as they open up the 2017 slate at the Eagle Round Robin on Friday, but that doesn’t mean the Golden Eagles are taking it lightly. Facing four difficult opponents, including UNC Greensboro at 9 a.m. and Tennessee at 11 a.m., then taking on Middle Tennessee and host Georgia Southern on Saturday, has a long-term goal for Tech in getting them better and prepared for the Ohio Valley Conference part of the schedule, which begins on March 25.
January 19, 2017 Tech softball picked fifth in OVC preseason poll BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – A fifth-place preseason projection in the Ohio Valley Conference softball poll will present itself as a challenge for the Tennessee Tech team in the 2017 season. But with a program that has won seven OVC tournaments and five regular-season titles since the conference started sponsoring the sport in 1994, the Golden Eagles aren’t backing down.
January 5, 2017 Six home doubleheaders among 2017 softball slate COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A tough non-conference schedule and an always-tough Ohio Valley Conference slate awaits the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles get set to open play on Feb. 10. “It feels like it gets here quicker every year,” said TTU head coach Bonnie Bynum Graham, “but we’re excited to get going.” Included on the preliminary 50-game schedule are five tournaments before the conference slate begins, including games against Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, Chattanooga, UConn, Oklahoma State and Michigan State.
October 12, 2016 Perez leads supply drive, named September Unsung Leader COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As a member of the Tennessee Tech softball team, Gabby Perez is used to playing a role In the community as part of the program’s many community outreach efforts. But after flooding struck her home state of Louisiana, the senior infielder made a decision to try to help those in need. Her efforts, along with those she has done in the community, made her a runaway choice for the September Unsung Leader award, the first of the 2016-17 academic year.
October 10, 2016 Lori Bayless to be enshrined in TTU Sports Hall of Fame in Class of 2016 COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – There’s no question one of the most dominant eras of Tennessee Tech athletics came in the early 2000s as the Golden Eagle softball team built up a foundation that the program still stands by to this day. One of the cornerstones of that foundation was pitcher Lori Bayless, who dominated in the Ohio Valley Conference during her career.
June 29, 2016 Ten finalists announced for Tech's 2015-16 Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year Award In search of the university's Outstanding Female Athlete for 2015-16, the Tennessee Tech Athletics Awards Committee has announced a list of 10 finalists for the honor. The winner will be announced Sunday.
May 25, 2016 Registration for Tech Softball Camps in August now open Summer is here, and that means it’s time for summer camps! Tennessee tech softball will be hosting several different camps starting in August at the Tech Softball Field.
May 12, 2016 Golden Eagles season officially comes to a close with 2-1 loss to Morehead State in OVC Tourney The Tennessee Tech softball (23-33, 14-13 OVC) season officially came to an end Thursday when the Golden Eagles fell to Morehead State (26-26, 12-12 OVC) on day two of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. The No. 7 seed Eagles defeated Tech, the No. 6 seed, 2-1, at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Ala. to knock the Golden Eagles out of the tourney.
May 11, 2016 Tech athletics to host hospitality tent at OVC Softball Tournament With the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Tournament up-and-running, Tennessee Tech alumni and fans are invited to attend the Tech Athletics hospitality tent throughout the week in Oxford, Ala.
May 11, 2016 Eastern Kentucky defeats Tech 3-0 in game one of OVC Tournament The Tennessee Tech softball team (23-32, 14-13 OVC) fell to Eastern Kentucky (36-15, 17-8 OVC) in game one of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament on Wednesday. The Colonels defeated the Golden Eagles 3-0 in the one-hit shutout, notching one run in the second and two in the sixth.
May 10, 2016 Tech Softball's Danielle Liberatore receives 2016 All-OVC second team honors Every year as the season comes to close, the 12 member schools of the Ohio Valley Conference gather to honor those players and teams that have demonstrated tremendous success throughout the year. This year, one Tennessee Tech softball player was honored to the 2016 All-OVC second team: Danielle Liberatore.
May 9, 2016 Tech softball faces Eastern Kentucky in game one of the 2016 OVC Tournament It’s postseason time! The Tennessee Tech softball team will open up the 2016 OVC Tournament on Wednesday versus Eastern Kentucky at Choccolocco Park in Oxford, Ala.
May 9, 2016 Tech softball's Danielle Liberatore receives adidas® OVC Pitcher of the Week accolades on May 9 After throwing a four-hit, complete game shutout in game one versus Eastern Kentucky, junior Danielle Liberatore has been named the adidas® OVC Pitcher of the Week on May 9.
May 8, 2016 Tech falls to Eastern Kentucky 10-3 in Sunday rubber game The regular season was brought to an end on Sunday as the Tennessee Tech softball team closed out the year at home versus conference-opponent Eastern Kentucky. The Colonels defeated the Golden Eagles 10-3 in the mid-afternoon rubber match.
May 7, 2016 Golden Eagles split games with Eastern Kentucky on Senior Day The Tennessee Tech softball team split games with conference-opponent Eastern Kentucky in day one doubleheader action. The Golden Eagles first defeated the Colonels 6-0, but then fell 7-1 in game two.
May 4, 2016 Tech softball hosts Eastern Kentucky on Senior Weekend Classes are coming to a close, and so is the Tennessee Tech softball regular season as the Golden Eagles close out conference-play versus Eastern Kentucky with a three-game series on Saturday-Sunday.
May 1, 2016 Golden Eagles complete the sweep over Morehead State with 5-1 victory on Sunday A two-run Sabrie Neeb homerun and 12-strikeout showing from junior ace Danielle Liberatore highlighted game three for the Tennessee Tech softball team as they completed the sweep over Morehead State on Sunday.
April 30, 2016 Golden Eagles best Morehead State in two games on Saturday A late run rally in game one and a two-run homerun from Leigh Thomas in game two were amongst the bright spots in the Tennessee Tech softball team’s doubleheader sweep over Morehead State on Saturday afternoon.
April 28, 2016 Golden Eagles to host 3-game series vs. Morehead State on Sat.-Sun. After a quick stint on the road, the Tennessee Tech softball team has returned home to host a three-game series versus conference-opponent Morehead State on Sat.-Sun.
April 27, 2016 No. 13 Tennessee tops Tech 8-0 in 5 innings in midweek matchup The Tennessee Tech softball team fell to No. 13 University of Tennessee, 8-0 in five innings, in their midweek matchup.
April 25, 2016 Griffin claims OVC Player of the Week accolades on Apr. 25 After an astounding performance over Tennessee Tech’s five games this past week, softball’s Callen Griffin has claimed OVC Player of the Week accolades on Apr. 25.
April 25, 2016 Golden Eagles travel to Knoxville for 5 p.m. game versus No. 13 Tennessee The Tennessee Tech softball team will head down I-40 on Wednesday to take on in-state opponent and No. 13 University of Tennessee in a 5 p.m. contest at the Sherri Parker Lee Stadium.
April 24, 2016 Golden Eagles split games in doubleheader with Austin Peay A three-run Sabrie Neeb homerun and solo blasts from Sarah Freels and Olivia Bennett highlighted Sunday’s doubleheader action for the Tennessee Tech softball team as they faced OVC-opponent Austin Peay.
April 23, 2016 Golden Eagles take two in doubleheader versus Murray State on Saturday The Tennessee Tech softball team opened their doubleheader filled weekend downing Murray State in both games on Saturday. The Golden Eagles defeated the Racers in game one 3-1, and then came back in game two to rout Murray State 9-7.
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 21, 2016 Golden Eagles face Murray State and Austin Peay in OVC-doubleheaders on Sat.-Sun. After winning 2-of-4 games at home, the Tennessee Tech softball team will hit the road to face OVC-opponents Murray State in a doubleheader on Saturday and Austin Peay in a doubleheader on Sunday.
April 18, 2016 Golden Eagles fall to Chattanooga 6-2 in Monday evening contest Guided by a four-run seventh inning, the Univeristy of Tennessee-Chattanooga (23-21) was able to sneak a 6-2 victory by the Tennessee Tech softball team (16-27, 7-10 OVC).
April 18, 2016 Softball's Amity Brown selected as Unsung Leader Award winner for March Fighting her way back from surgery to contribute to her team’s success in every way asked of her, Tennessee Tech junior Amity Brown has been selected as the Athletic Department's March recipient of the monthly Unsung Leader Award.
April 18, 2016 Tech softball to host Chattanooga today in a 5 p.m. contest The Tennessee Tech softball team (16-26, 7-10 OVC) will take a quick break from conference play to host Chattanooga (22-21) today in a 5 p.m. contest at the Tech softball field.
April 17, 2016 Golden Eagles top Tigers, 4-1, in rubber game of OVC series A Cortney Fry two-run home run and a Sabrie Neeb solo blast highlighted game three of the series for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles topped Tennessee State in the rubber game on Sunday, 4-1.
April 16, 2016 Tech softball and Tennessee State split games in day one doubleheader After day one back home in Cookeville, the Tennessee Tech softball team split games with in-state rival Tennessee State in Saturday doubleheader action. The Golden Eagles kicked off the day with a 3-0 victory over the Tigers, however, game two fell in favor of TSU who defeated Tech in the afternoon matchup by the same margin.
April 14, 2016 Tech softball to host three-game series versus OVC in-state rival Tennessee State Sat.-Sun. After a long stand on the road, the Tennessee Tech softball team returns home to host OVC in-state rival Tennessee State.
April 13, 2016 Golden Eagles fall to Western Kentucky 5-3 in Wednesday evening contest The Tennessee Tech softball team (14-25, 5-9 OVC) closed out their eight-game road stand with a 5-3 loss to Western Kentucky (15-19) on Wednesday evening.
April 11, 2016 Golden Eagles close out 8-game road-stand at Western Kentucky on Wednesday With its long journey on the road coming to an end, the Tennessee Tech softball team will close out its eight-game road-stand with a 6 p.m. contest versus Western Kentucky in Bowling Green, Ky. on Wednesday.
April 10, 2016 Tech softball splits games with Southeast Missouri in Sunday doubleheader The Tennessee Tech softball team rounded out weekend play splitting games with Southeast Missouri in Sunday doubleheader action. The Golden Eagles defeated the Redhawks in game one 3-2, but fell in game two 5-2.
April 9, 2016 Golden Eagles split games in Saturday doubleheader versus UT Martin The Tennessee Tech softball team (13-23, 4-8 OVC) split games in the doubleheader versus UT Martin (22-16, 7-5 OVC) on Saturday in Martin, Tenn.
April 6, 2016 Golden Eagles travel to UT Martin and Southeast Missouri on Sat.-Sun. The Tennessee Tech softball team continues their longest road stand of the season on Saturday-Sunday.
April 3, 2016 Belmont beats Tech 4+1 in final game of series The Tennessee Tech softball team (12-22, 3-7 OVC) closed out the road series versus Belmont (12-23, 5-5 OVC) on Sunday with a 4-1 loss to the Bruins who made a late surge in the bottom of the sixth to take the victory.
April 2, 2016 Belmont beats Golden Eagles in first two games of series on Saturday The Tennessee Tech softball team opened their eight-game road stand falling twice to OVC opponent Belmont.
March 31, 2016 Golden Eagles kickoff 8-game road stand with three-game series at Belmont on Sat.-Sun. With a five-game homestand completed with a 4-1 record, the Tennessee Tech softball team is ready to hit the road for its longest road stretch of the season. The Golden Eagles will kick off their eight-game road adventure with an OVC series at Belmont.
March 30, 2016 Golden Eagles down Lipscomb 12-8 in thrilling midweek action A six-run sixth inning highlighted by a three-run double and two home runs helped give the Tennessee Tech softball team a thrilling 12-8 victory over Lipscomb in the Golden Eagles' mid-week game.
March 28, 2016 Golden Eagles round out five-game homestand with 5 p.m. contest versus Lipscomb on Wednesday After a successful 3-1 weekend at home, the Tennessee Tech softball team is ready to close out its five-game home stand with a contest versus Lipscomb on Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Tech Softball Field.
March 26, 2016 Golden Eagles sweep Eastern Illinois in a doubleheader on Saturday On a warm sunny day in Cookeville, the Tennessee Tech softball team brought home two victories that were sweeter than the weather.
March 25, 2016 Golden Eagles split with SIUE in Friday doubleheader action The Tennessee Tech softball team grabbed their first conference win of the season in game one of the Friday doubleheader action with a 5-1 win over Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
March 23, 2016 Golden Eagles host doubleheaders versus SIUE and Eastern Illinios on Friday-Saturday After opening conference play on the road last weekend, the Tennessee Tech softball team returns home to host two doubleheaders at the Tech Softball Field on Friday-Saturday.
March 20, 2016 Tech falls to Jacksonville State 8-3 in final game of series The Tennesee Tech softball team rounded out their first conference series with an 8-3 loss to Jacksonville State.
March 19, 2016 Golden Eagles fall to Jacksonville State 2-1 and 5-4 in day one of OVC Play The Tennessee Tech softball team had a rough first day against Jacksonville State. The Gamecocks topped the Golden Eagles in day one doubleheader action, first defeating Tech 2-1 and then closing out the day with a 5-4 victory.
March 16, 2016 Golden Eagles open OVC play at Jacksonville State Saturday-Sunday After winning three of its last five contests, the Tennessee Tech softball team is ready to hit the road to kickoff Ohio Valley Conference play on Saturday-Sunday versus Jacksonville State.
March 15, 2016 Golden Eagles sweep Bradley in Tuesday doubleheader A five-hit Danielle Liberatore shutout and a nine-inning, 5-4 victory left the fans wanting more after the Tennessee Tech softball team swept Bradley in the doubleheader on Tuesday
March 14, 2016 Golden Eagles host doubleheader versus Bradley on Tuesday After 18 games over four tournaments on the road, followed by three games at a home tournament, the Tennessee Tech softball team is ready to begin head-to-head series games, opening on Tuesday with a doubleheader against Bradley University at the Tech Softball Field.
March 13, 2016 Golden Eagles fall to Kennesaw State 6-0 before being rained out against East Tennessee State Rain was the theme of for the Tech Softball Tournament on Sunday. The Tennessee Tech softball team fell to Kennesaw State 6-0 before a burst of rain caused the field to become too wet to finish the series against East Tennessee State.
March 12, 2016 Golden Eagles split on day one of Tech Tournament The Tennessee Tech softball team (6-14) rang in day one of the Tech tournament with a split.
March 8, 2016 Former player, current coach Bonnie Bynum added to the TTU Softball Wall of Honor Two-time OVC Pitcher of the Year, 2006 OVC Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year, three-time All-OVC first team honoree, nine-time OVC Pitcher of the Week, and four-year starter and letterwinner on the Golden Eagle team, former Tech softball pitcher who shattered records in the OVC has been added to the TTU Softball Wall of honor this weekend: current Tech softball head coach Bonnie Bynum.
March 10, 2016 Choccolocco Park, City of Oxford (Ala.) to Host 2016, 2017 OVC Softball Championship The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Athletic Directors and Board of Presidents have approved a plan to move the OVC Softball Championship to the neutral site of Oxford, Ala.
March 9, 2016 Golden Eagles host Kennesaw State and East Tennessee State for Tech Tournament on Sat.-Sun. After being on the road for four consecutive weekends at four different tournaments, the Tennessee Tech softball team has returned home to host a tournament featuring teams of Kennesaw State and East Tennessee State on Saturday-Sunday at the Tech Softball Field.
March 6, 2016 No. 5 LSU defeats the Golden Eagles 16-0 in five innings on final day of the LSU Invitational The Tennessee Tech softball team fell to No. 5 LSU 16-0 in the final day of the LSU Invitational.
March 5, 2016 Golden Eagles split with Memphis and Louisiana Tech on day two of the LSU Invitational Fueled by a six-run first inning, the Tennessee Tech softball team claimed another tournament victory with a 10-1 win over Memphis. Later in the day, the Golden Eagles fell to Louisiana Tech15-2 to split games on day two of the LSU Invitational.
March 5, 2016 Golden Eagles split games on day one of the LSU Invitational A six-run fifth inning and a one-hit shutout against Liberty highlighted day one of the LSU Invitational for the Tennessee Tech softball team. The Golden Eagles kicked things in the tournament with a 7-0 victory over the Lady Flames, but then fell in the nightcap to No. 5 LSU 8-0.
March 3, 2016 The Golden Eagles travel to Baton Rouge, La. for the LSU Invitational on Fri.-Sun. The Tennessee Tech softball team hits the road for their final away tournament on Fri.-Sun. The Golden Eagles travel to Baton Rouge, La. for the LSU Invitational where they will face opponents of Liberty, Memphis, Louisiana Tech, and host LSU.
February 28, 2016 Golden Eagles fall to Wright State and Samford in final day of the Samford Tournament A Cortney Fry home run against Samford highlighted the final day of the Samford Tournament. The Tennessee Tech softball team came up short against Wright State falling to the Raiders 9-3 and then later was defeated by host Samford 7-2 in their midday contest.
February 27, 2016 Wright State tops Tech 5-1 on day two of the Samford Tournament A three-run first inning helped give Wright State the 5-1 victory over the Tennessee Tech softball team on day two of the Samford Tournament.
February 26, 2016 Golden Eagles fall to Samford 10-2 in six innings on day one of the Samford Tournament A Madison Taylor two-run home run highlighted day one of the Samford Tournament for the Tennessee Tech softball team. However, Samford was triumphant in the opening contest with the Bulldogs defeating the Golden Eagles 10-2 in six innings.
February 24, 2016 Golden Eagles head to Birmingham, Ala. for Samford Tournament on Fri.-Sun. The Tennessee Tech softball team returns to tournament play when the Golden Eagles travel to Birmingham, Ala. for the Samford Tournament on Fri.-Sun.
February 21, 2016 Golden Eagles fall to McNeese State and Troy on final day of Troy Classic A two-run homerun by Alyssa Richards highlighted the second and final day of the Troy Classic for the Tennessee Tech softball team.
February 20, 2016 Golden Eagles drop two games on day one of Troy Classic Day one at the Troy Classic was a rocky one for the Tennessee Tech Softball team. The Golden Eagles lost both games first falling to Ole Miss 8-5, and then losing to host Troy 11-3 in five innings.
February 17, 2016 Tech softball heads to Alabama for Troy Tournament Sat.-Sun The Tennessee Tech softball team return to tournament action on Sat.-Sun. when they travel to Troy, Ala. for the Troy Tournament. Besides host Troy University, the Golden Eagles will face opponents of Ole Miss and McNeese State University.
February 14, 2016 Golden Eagles hammer Alabama A&M 20-1 in five innings A seven-run third inning, a Rachel Karlan homerun in the second, and six strikeouts by pitcher Leigh Thomas rounded out a successful first tournament appearance of the season for the Tennessee Tech softball team.
February 13, 2016 Golden Eagles split on day two of Mississippi State's Bulldog Classic Hannah Weaver pitching a complete game shutout over Georgia Southern highlighted day two of Tennessee Tech softball’s excursion at the Bulldog Classic. The Golden Eagles opened their doubleheader with a 4-0 win over the Eagles, and then later fell to host Mississippi State 11-4.
February 12, 2016 Golden Eagles open season with split at Mississippi State's Bulldog Classic A home run in the third inning and 11 strikeouts from Danielle Liberatore against Georgia Southern made for a successful season opener for the Tennessee Tech softball team.
February 10, 2016 Tech Softball team opens 2016 season at Mississippi State's Bulldog Classic There may be snow on the ground in Tennessee, but that won’t stop the Tennessee Tech softball team from kicking off its 2016 season. The Golden Eagles are set to open play at Mississippi State's Bulldog Classic this weekend in Starkville, Miss.
January 21, 2016 Tech softball predicted to win 2016 OVC crown Tennessee Tech has been selected to win the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference crown as voted on by the league's head softball coaches and sports information directors.
January 20, 2016 Bynum announces 2016 Tennessee Tech softball schedule Spring is just around the corner and only four weeks separate the defending Ohio Valley Conference tournament champion Tennessee Tech softball team from opening the 2016 season.
January 11, 2016 Softball staff announces four additions to Golden Eagle roster With her team in the final months of preparation before the 2016 season gets underway, Tennessee Tech softball head coach Bonnie Bynum has also kept an eye toward the future with the early signing of four standout high school players who join the team in 2016-17.
September 17, 2015 Tennessee Tech softball announces fall exhibition schedule Tennessee Tech softball head coach, Bonnie Bynum, has announced the Golden Eagles’ 2015 fall exhibition schedule.
August 5, 2015 Softball Summer Mini-Camp at Tech set to begin on Friday, Aug. 7 The time has come for the Tennessee Tech Championship Softball Summer Mini-Camp, set to take place over the weekend at Tech softball field.
August 3, 2015 Eight Golden Eagles win OVC Medal of Honor presented by Army ROTC The Ohio Valley Conference Medal of Honor presented by Army ROTC went to eight Tennessee Tech University student-athletes for achieving the highest grades in their sport in 2014-15.
July 9, 2015 Tech Athletics announces finalists for 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year award The Tennessee Tech University Athletic Department has announced the names of seven finalists for the school’s 2015 Woman of the Year Award, with the winner to be announced Sunday.
June 21, 2015 Ace: Liberatore chosen Tech's Outstanding Female Athlete of 2015 Danielle Liberatore, the sophomore ace for the Tennessee Tech softball team, was a leader, a workhorse, a team player, and, by the end of the year, a champion.
June 2, 2015 Softball Summer Mini-Camp at Tech postponed until August 7-9 The Championship Softball Summer Mini-Camp at Tennessee Tech, originally scheduled for next week, has been postponed until August 7-9.
May 16, 2015 Tech earns first NCAA Tournament win since 2007, before season comes to a close to South Alabama AUBURN, Ala. – It was a year the likes of which won’t soon be forgotten.
May 15, 2015 No. 4 Auburn rallies late to slip past Tech in NCAA Tournament opener AUBURN, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech softball team gave them one heck of a fight, but when the dust finally settled in TTU’s first game of the 2015 NCAA Tournament, No. 4 Auburn scratched and clawed its way to a 4-1 victory.
May 14, 2015 Golden Eagle fans invited to hospitality tent during Tech games at NCAA Tournament A staple in the Tennessee Tech softball team’s run to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship, the Tech Athletics hospitality tent is making the trip down south with the Golden Eagles to the Auburn Regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament.
May 14, 2015 Watch, listen, and follow Tech softball live from the 2015 NCAA Tournament Don’t miss one moment of the Tennessee Tech softball team’s run in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, as fans will have a plethora of ways to follow the Golden Eagles live from the Auburn Regional.
May 13, 2015 Golden Eagles head to Auburn for 2015 NCAA Tournament It’s a club that’s exclusivity runs just 64 deep. Those that are fortunate enough to be a member have already secured a place in the history books, reaching a point of rarified air that all 295 Division I schools dream about months before the season’s first pitch is even thrown.
May 12, 2015 Cookeville Communications to host TTU softball sendoff Wednesday morning from Tech As the Tennessee Tech softball team makes it voyage to the 2015 NCAA Tournament, come out and support the Golden Eagles one final time before they make the trip down to Auburn.
May 10, 2015 Golden Eagles head to Auburn Regional for 2015 NCAA Tournament It was a festive and celebratory atmosphere inside the Eagles Nest Sunday evening, as fans, staff, and administration packed the place to watch the NCAA Tournament selection show with the rest of the Tennessee Tech softball team.
May 10, 2015 Tech Athletics to host NCAA softball selection show viewing party The Tennessee Tech softball team is off to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007, and Tech Athletics wants all fans to be a part of the festivities.
May 9, 2015 Tennessee Tech captures seventh OVC Tournament title with 3-2 win over No.1 SIUE EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The Tennessee Tech softball team reached the pinnacle once again.
May 8, 2015 Tech erases four-run deficit against No. 3 Murray State to move to OVC Championship Game EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The mantra for the Tennessee Tech softball team this year has been plain and simple.
May 7, 2015 Tech upsets top-seeded SIUE to move to winner’s bracket final in 2015 OVC Tournament EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – It was a matchup that would make any and all softball fans salivate at the prospects of what might occur on the diamond.
May 6, 2015 Tech explodes for nine runs in the fourth and fifth to roll past EKU in OVC Tournament opener EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The Tennessee Tech softball team took care of business in its Ohio Valley Conference Tournament opener, putting together all the components that have made the No. 4 Golden Eagles successful during the 2015 season en route to an 11-3 win over No.5 Eastern Kentucky.
May 6, 2015 Liberatore, Sakamoto, Neeb, and Cruse take home All-OVC honors EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – A night before the OVC Tournament begins, four members of the Tennessee Tech softball team were honored for their tremendous regular seasons during Tuesday evening’s OVC Awards Banquet.
May 4, 2015 Golden Eagle fans invited to hospitality tent during Tech games at OVC Softball Tournament With the start of the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Tournament right around the corner, Tennessee Tech alumni and fans are invited to attend the Tech Athletics hospitality tent throughout the week in Edwardsville, Ill.
May 4, 2015 Tech OVC Softball Tournament games to be aired live on Golden Eagle Sports Network With the Tennessee Tech softball team ready to head to Edwardsville, Ill. for the 2015 OVC Tournament, the Golden Eagle Sports Network has you covered.
May 4, 2015 Softball heads to Edwardsville for 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament It’s that time of year again. The 2015 regular season is officially in the books and the Tennessee Tech softball team is on its way to another Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
May 3, 2015 Golden Eagles fall to Morehead State, still clinch No. 4 seed in OVC Tournament MOREHEAD, Ky. – Though not the way they would have drawn it up, the Tennessee Tech softball team (28-26, 15-11) clinched the No. 4 seed in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Sunday afternoon, despite falling in the regular season finale to Morehead State (22-22, 11-11), 5-3.
May 2, 2015 Liberatore fans program record 17, leads Tech to doubleheader sweep of Morehead State MOREHEAD, Ky. – In need of big series win to gather momentum heading into the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament next week, the Tennessee Tech softball team collected exactly what it was looking for Saturday afternoon, earning a doubleheader sweep of Morehead State to end a four-game slide and jump into fourth place in the league standings.
April 30, 2015 Tech closes regular season with weekend trip to Morehead State The Tennessee Tech softball team will put the finishing touches on the regular season over the weekend, traveling to Morehead State for a three-game series to close out the 54-game campaign.
April 25, 2015 Golden Eagles swept in Saturday doubleheader at Eastern Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. – The Tennessee Tech softball team fell victim to an Eastern Kentucky power surge that saw the Colonels slug five home runs, as the Golden Eagles fell in both games of Saturday’s doubleheader.
April 24, 2015 Golden Eagles trek to Richmond to tangle with Eastern Kentucky in a three-game set With just two weekends remaining in the regular season, the Tennessee Tech softball team travels to Eastern Kentucky to lock up with the Colonels in a three-game series.
April 19, 2015 Golden Eagles swept in final home doubleheader of the season The Tennessee Tech softball team played its final games at home in 2015, ending the Cookeville slate with a pair of losses to Murray State.
April 18, 2015 Golden Eagles put together whole package in Saturday sweep of Austin Peay The Tennessee Tech softball team had everything working for them Saturday afternoon, using the combination of lights out pitching and stellar hitting to push its way to a doubleheader sweep over Austin Peay on Senior Day.
April 17, 2015 Tech closes out 2015 home slate with back-to-back weekend doubleheaders A memorable chapter of the 2015 campaign will come to a close over the weekend, as the Tennessee Tech softball team will play its final regular season games at Tech Softball Field
April 15, 2015 Tech tripped up 7-2 in final non-conference game of the year NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a game that featured its fair share of rain and stormy weather conditions, the Tennessee Tech softball team fell 7-2 to Lipscomb in Tech’s final non-conference game of the 2015 season.
April 14, 2015 Golden Eagles head to Nashville for final mid-week game of the year Fresh off a critical OVC series win over Jacksonville State, the Tennessee Tech softball team will travel west down I-40 to lock up with Lipscomb, Wednesday at 5 p.m. CT.
April 13, 2015 Softball Golden Eagle Gibbs teaching youngsters the art of ceramics Christian Gibbs recently took time away from her classes and on the diamond as a member of the Tennessee Tech softball team to teach kindergarten students about ceramics. A fifth-year senior, Gibbs is slated to graduate next month.
April 12, 2015 Tech strikes for three in the seventh to walk off with Sunday’s series finale with JSU Well…it happened again. Evidently, the Tennessee Tech softball team had Jacksonville State right where they wanted.
April 11, 2015 Stellar work from inside the circle pushes Tech to doubleheader split with JSU Strong pitching became the headline for the Tennessee Tech softball team Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagle pitching staff combined to yield just one earned run in its doubleheader split with Jacksonville State at a sun-soaked Tech Softball Field.
April 9, 2015 Golden Eagles welcome JSU to Tech Softball Field for critical OVC series An intriguing chapter in the story of the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference playoff race will be written over the weekend, when the Tennessee Tech softball team and Jacksonville State square off in a three-game series at Tech Softball Field.
April 7, 2015 Tech upended in both games of Tuesday’s non-conference doubleheader at Georgia State ATLANTA, Ga. – Offense was the story in Tuesday’s non-conference doubleheader as the Tennessee Tech softball team and Georgia State combined for 34 runs in the pair of contests.
April 6, 2015 Golden Eagles soar to Atlanta for non-conference doubleheader with Georgia State Coming off a strong weekend in OVC play that saw the Tennessee Tech softball team capture three-of-four up north, the Golden Eagles head to Atlanta to tangle with Georgia State in a non-conference doubleheader.
April 5, 2015 Golden Eagles bust out the brooms in doubleheader sweep at first-place Cougars EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – A pair of big innings proved to be the difference for the Tennessee Tech softball team, as the Golden Eagles marched into Edwardsville and impressively swept both games of a doubleheader against a first-place Cougar squad that entered the day a staggering 11-1 in the OVC.
April 4, 2015 Liberatore makes history with 15 strikeout showing in twin bill split with EIU CHARLESTON, Ill. – It’s becoming borderline outrageous. The Tennessee Tech softball team proved once again that in lieu of a diamond, a theatre seems more appropriate to showcase the on-going dramatics that is the 2015 season.
April 3, 2015 Tech heads northbound for OVC doubleheaders against Eastern Illinois and SIU Edwardsville The beginning of April brings critical Ohio Valley Conference matchups for the Tennessee Tech softball team, as the Golden Eagles will kick off the month by traveling north over the weekend to tangle with Eastern Illinois and SIU Edwardsville in a pair of doubleheaders.
March 31, 2015 Golden Eagles bested by Chattanooga in non-conference action CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Despite a strong start that featured a leadoff home run, the Tennessee Tech softball team was upended 6-4 at UT Chattanooga (24-8) in Tuesday’s non-conference battle.
March 30, 2015 Golden Eagles dip out of conference with Tuesday trip to Chattanooga An in-state battle takes center stage Tuesday evening as the Tennessee Tech softball team travels to UT Chattanooga to lock up with the Mocs.
March 29, 2015 Tech seizes series over Belmont behind wild, seesaw affair in twin bill opener It’s almost become common place. These days when the Tennessee Tech softball team hits the diamond, the potential for something indescribable is not only and alive well, but it’s evolving into a near certainty.
March 28, 2015 Tech blanks Bruins in Saturday’s series opener The Tennessee Tech softball team padded its lead late, scoring six runs in the final two innings en route to a 7-0 victory over Belmont in the first of a three-game series.
March 27, 2015 Softball set to host Belmont over the weekend More home action lies ahead for the Tennessee Tech softball team, as the Golden Eagles will welcome in-state foe Belmont to Tech Softball Field over the weekend.
March 25, 2015 Tech upended behind No. 15 Vols' early offense KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Early offense was the story as the Tennessee Tech softball team and No. 15 Tennessee combined for the game’s seven runs in the first two innings, but for the Golden Eagles found themselves on the opposite end of most of the fireworks.
March 24, 2015 Softball scoots to Knoxville to lock arms with No. 18 Tennessee It’s a matchup familiar with many around the Upper Cumberland area, and one that is usually greeted with excitement across the board.
March 22, 2015 Danielle Liberatore makes history in twin bill split with UT Martin It was a performance the likes of which haven’t been seen in nearly a decade. She was simply unhittable. It was a thing of beauty. It was history.
March 21, 2015 Tech blasts five home runs in doubleheader split with Southeast Missouri It was a power outage Saturday afternoon at Tech Softball Field in the Tennessee Tech softball team’s first home conference action of the season.
March 20, 2015 Golden Eagles to honor Bennett, Boden, and Fischer during Saturday’s doubleheader Something special will be a brewing during Saturday’s Tennessee Tech softball doubleheader, as three former Golden Eagle greats will take their place in Tech lore.
March 20, 2015 Olivia Bennett is latest recipient of Tech Athletics Unsung Leader Award From the off-season, through the preseason and into the first month of the regular season, junior Olivia Bennett has been a standout presence for the Tennessee Tech softball team, earning her the Unsung Leader Award for February.
March 20, 2015 Softball returns home for pair of weekend OVC doubleheaders With momentum well on its side, the Tennessee Tech softball team jumps back into its Ohio Valley Conference schedule, returning home for a pair of weekend doubleheaders.
March 18, 2015 Golden Eagles come back from 7-0, seventh inning deficit en route to doubleheader sweep BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Unbelievable doesn’t even come close to describing it.
March 17, 2015 Golden Eagles dip out of conference with Wednesday doubleheader against Samford The Tennessee Tech softball team takes a break in its Ohio Valley Conference campaign, traveling to Samford for a doubleheader with the Bulldogs Wednesday afternoon.
March 16, 2015 Danielle Liberatore named adidas® OVC Pitcher of the Week A dynamic weekend from inside the circle that saw sophomore Danielle Liberatore record a pair of complete-game shutouts, was more than enough for the Peotone, Ill. native to be recognized as the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week.
March 15, 2015 Golden Eagles win first OVC series of the year after splitting twin bill with TSU NASHVILLE, Tenn. – By virtue of a Sunday split, the Tennessee Tech softball team captured its first Ohio Valley Conference series of the year, taking two out of three from Tennessee State in Nashville.
March 14, 2015 Tech impresses in OVC opener with 10-0 win over Tennessee State NASHVILLE, Tenn. – You couldn’t have asked for a better beginning to the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference season for the Tennessee Tech softball team.
March 13, 2015 Softball opens up OVC play in Nashville with three-game series against Tennessee State Ohio Valley Conference action is here as the Tennessee Tech softball team opens up its conference campaign with a trip to Nashville to tangle with Tennessee State in a three-game series.
March 10, 2015 Golden Eagles flock to Georgia State for first mid-week action of the year COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A pair of red hot clubs will take center stage in Atlanta, as the Tennessee Tech softball team will square off with Georgia State in a Wednesday doubleheader.
March 8, 2015 Golden Eagles register split in Sunday’s Holiday Inn Invitational finale JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team wrapped up its final non-conference tournament Sunday afternoon, splitting its pair of matchups at the Holiday Inn Invitational hosted by East Tennessee State.
March 7, 2015 Late inning heroics lead Tech to pair of Saturday wins JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Late inning dramatics played a role once again for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles scored late to capture both games of Saturday’s twin bill in the Holiday Inn Invitational hosted by East Tennessee State.
March 5, 2015 Golden Eagles trek to ETSU for final non-conference tournament of the year Fresh off its first home stand of the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team heads back on the road, traveling east over the weekend to take aim in the Holiday Inn Invitational hosted by East Tennessee State University.
March 1, 2015 Golden Eagles outscore NKU 19-3 to earn twin bill sweep The recipe was simple for the Tennessee Tech softball team Sunday afternoon.
February 28, 2015 No. 10 Kentucky spoils TTU home opener with twin bill sweep An early setback in the first game coupled with a Kentucky power outage in the second tilt proved to be the difference in Saturday’s Wildcat sweep over the Tennessee Tech softball team in the 2015 home opener.
February 27, 2015 Weather moves weekend action to Cookeville with Tech to host No. 10 Kentucky and NKU An unexpected twist in the 2015 season will bring the Tennessee Tech softball team’s home opener early, as the Golden Eagles are set to play four games over the weekend at Tech Softball Field.
February 26, 2015 Snow cancels TTU’s weekend softball tournament in Chattanooga The snow and dreary weather conditions have reared their ugly ahead again, forcing the cancellation of the Tennessee Tech softball team’s weekend tournament in Chattanooga.
February 22, 2015 Tech splits with tourney host Charleston Southern behind late inning heroics in game one CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Tennessee Tech softball team heads back to Cookeville having taken three out of four in the Charleston Southern Tournament, splitting with the host on Sunday to wrap up its weekend stay.
February 21, 2015 Tech’s scores six in the seventh to complete twin bill sweep in CSU Tournament CHARLESTON, S.C. – The bats came alive late for the Tennessee Tech softball team, and behind a dramatic six-run seventh inning in the day’s second game against North Carolina A&T, the Golden Eagles smacked an exclamation point on their doubleheader sweep as part of the Charleston Southern Tournament.
February 20, 2015 Friday's game cancelled vs. UNC Wilmington, Golden Eagles will play two on Sunday CHARLESTON, S.C. – Due to extremely low temperatures, Friday’s (Feb. 20) Tennessee Tech softball game against UNC Wilmington has been cancelled. The schedule for the remainder of the Charleston Southern Tournament has been altered as well.
February 19, 2015 Golden Eagles head to Charleston, S.C. for third tourney of the year The Tennessee Tech softball team gets away from the snow and icy conditions that have blanketed the state over the last week, and head southeast for the club’s third consecutive tournament to begin the 2015 campaign with a spot in the Charleston Southern Tournament.
February 19, 2015 World's Best Bird? It's up to your votes for Awesome Eagle Will Awesome Eagle be voted the Best Mascot in the OVC? He has already won back-to-back national championships, so it's up to Tennessee Tech fans to vote for him to be named the best in the OVC!
February 16, 2015 Golden Eagle Sports Network to stream 31 games during baseball, softball season Tennessee Tech baseball and softball fans will have the opportunity to watch a combined 31 home games live via webstreams on the OVC Digital Network this spring, produced by the Golden Eagle Sports Network.
February 15, 2015 Tech forces split with 5-4 win in Sunday’s finale over host Georgia Southern STATESBORO, Ga. – Senior Angi Sakamoto scored twice and drove in two, while junior Hannah Weaver went the distance to help the Tennessee Tech softball team salvage a split with a 5-4 win over the host Georgia Southern after the Golden Eagles were upended 6-2 in the opener to Binghamton in the final day of the GSU Invitational.
February 14, 2015 Bennett bombs lead Tech to extra inning victory in Statesboro STATEBORO, Ga. -- Olivia Bennett slammed her second home run of the game in the top of the eighth inning, a two-run shot that proved to be the game-winner as Tennessee Tech handed host Georgia Southern a 4-2 extra inning loss Saturday afternoon.
February 13, 2015 Golden Eagles tripped up twice in Friday’s GSU Invite opener STATESBORO, Ga. – The Tennessee Tech softball team was limited to just one run in two games in Friday’s opening day of the Georgia Southern Invitational, as the Golden Eagles dropped both contests with a 7-1 loss to Boston College and a 3-0 defeat to Campbell University.
February 12, 2015 Softball heads back to Georgia for second tournament of the year Fresh off its first action of the 2015 campaign, the Tennessee Tech softball team returns to the state of Georgia for five games over the weekend as part of the Georgia Southern Invitational.
February 8, 2015 Tech upended in both games of day two of the KSU Kickoff Classic KENNESAW, Ga. – Junior Olivia Bennett continued her strong start to the 2015 campaign in Sunday’s opener against Dayton, and sophomore Danielle Liberatore threw a gem in the second game against Kennesaw State, but ultimately it wasn’t enough as the Tennessee Tech softball team dropped both tilts in day two of the KSU Kickoff Classic.
February 7, 2015 Golden Eagles soar past NKU, fall in late innings to Ohio in opening day split KENNESAW, Ga. – A dominating performance and a nail biter highlighted the Tennessee Tech softball team’s 2015 season debut, with the Golden Eagles earning a split in day one of the Kennesaw State University Kickoff Classic.
February 5, 2015 Golden Eagle softball ready to start 2015 season with tournament trip to Kennesaw, Ga. It’s time to dust off the cleats, break in the gloves, tape up the bats, and chalk up the lines.
December 23, 2014 Golden Eagles unwrap 2015 schedule with 56 games on the docket Five non-conference tournaments, seven matchups with 2014 NCAA Tournament teams, and a trio of clashes with “Power Five” conference schools help highlight a challenging 2015 Tennessee Tech softball schedule, with the Golden Eagles set to play 56 regular season games in the upcoming campaign.
December 3, 2014 Tech softball signs five to help bolster 2016 squad Depth is sure to be the highlight of the Tennessee Tech softball team’s recruiting class, as third-year head coach Bonnie Bynum has inked five to add to the 2016 Golden Eagle roster.
November 25, 2014 Former softball coach Terry Acheson passes away While the teams she helped lead won conference championships and topped the nation in academics, former TTU assistant softball coach Terry Acheson always found time to serve the community in a variety of ways.
November 7, 2014 TTU Sports Hall of Fame adds five with Class of 2014 induction Five former student-athletes from five different sports were the honored guests Friday night as the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame inducted the Class of 2014.
November 4, 2014 LeeAnn Mongar to be inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame Nov. 7 LeeAnn Mongar Shurette’s Golden Eagle resume is one of the most impressive in Tennessee Tech athletics history, with success on the softball field and the classroom. Those credentials have landed her in the Tech Sports Hall of Fame.
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.
September 22, 2014 Fall schedule set for Tech softball The Tennessee Tech softball team begins its plans toward success in the spring, with the unveiling of a fall schedule that should help challenge and prepare the Golden Eagles for the 2015 season.
September 8, 2014 Tech softball head coach Bynum promotes Wilkinson, adds Dillender to coaching staff Coming off a successful 2014 campaign that saw the Tennessee Tech softball team wrap up the season winning 13 of 16, head coach Bonnie Bynum is already looking toward next season by adding a couple of key pieces to her coaching puzzle.
May 15, 2014 Golden Eagle summer camps just around the corner Have a young athlete in the family? Tennessee Tech will host several camps this summer for youngsters.
May 10, 2014 Rain washes red-hot Golden Eagles out of OVC Tournament JACKSONVILLE, Ala. - Despite a huge win in the morning to eliminate the top-seeded team, Tennessee Tech was denied a chance to continue its run when relentless rain showers forced the OVC to cancel the consolation bracket of the eight-team league tourney and wrap up the year for the Golden Eagles.
May 9, 2014 Golden Eagle shock Gamecocks, claim 6-3 win over 23-hour span JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- Tennessee Tech weathered a 21-hour, 21-minute rain delay, exploded for six runs in the bottom of the sixth and claimed an improbable 6-3 victory over Jacksonville State Saturday morning to advance in OVC Tournament.
May 8, 2014 Tech remains alive in OVC Tournament with clutch win over UT Martin JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – The No. 7 Tennessee Tech softball team will live to play another day in the 2014 OVC Tournament, rallying to defeat No. 6 UT Martin, 5-3, in the tourney’s first elimination game.
May 7, 2014 Softball downed 1-0 in classic pitcher’s duel in OVC Tournament Opener JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – In a pitcher’s duel for the ages, the No. 7 Tennessee Tech softball team was edged 1-0 by No. 2 SIU Edwardsville (28-21, 20-5) in each club’s 2014 OVC Tournament opener.
May 6, 2014 Softball heads to Jacksonville, Ala. for OVC Tournament, plays SIUE on Wednesday For the 20th time in its illustrious history, the Tennessee Tech softball team will march into the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, entering the tourney in Jacksonville, Ala. as the No. 7 seed after wrapping up the regular season with an impressive 11-2 mark in the club’s last 13 games.
May 6, 2014 Tech’s Hooper and Sakamoto named All-OVC second teamers, Liberatore on All-Newcomer Team The Tennessee Tech softball team posted two members to the All-Ohio Valley Conference Second-Team with senior first baseman Kendall Hooper and junior outfielder Angi Sakamoto taking home the coveted spots.
May 5, 2014 Tech OVC Softball Tournament Games to be broadcast on Golden Eagle Sports Network Tennessee Tech softball fans will have the opportunity to listen to all OVC Tournament games live on the radio or internet, as the Golden Eagle Sports Network will be bringing all the action on FM 106.1 The Eagle.
May 5, 2014 Fans, friends invited to Hospitality Tent during Tech games at OVC Softball Tournament Tennessee Tech fans and alumni attending the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Tournament in Jacksonville, Ala. later this week are invited to the Tech Athletics hospitality tent.
May 5, 2014 Senior Chelsea Burgess named adidas® OVC Player of the Week After ending her Cookeville career in grand fashion over the weekend, senior catcher Chelsea Burgess was named the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week.
May 4, 2014 Tech’s six home runs propel Golden Eagles to 14-7 win in series finale with Morehead State The Tennessee Tech softball team blasted six home runs and scored 12 unanswered en route to a 14-7 victory over Morehead State (15-34-1, 9-16) in the 2014 regular season finale.
May 3, 2014 Hooper’s walk-off round tripper, Weaver’s dominance, lead Tech to doubleheader sweep It seemed only fitting that on a day in which she and fellow seniors Kayla Floyd and Chelsea Burgess were honored for their careers, Kendall Hooper would blast a walk-off home run in extra innings to help send the Tennessee Tech softball team to a doubleheader sweep over Morehead State (15-33-1, 9-15) on Senior Day.
May 1, 2014 Softball to tangle with Morehead State in final home series of 2014 The Tennessee Tech softball team will host Morehead State over the weekend in the final regular season series of the year, with the two teams locking up in a Saturday doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. CT, before closing out the set with a single game on Sunday, also starting at 1 p.m.
April 27, 2014 Tech plates three in the fifth to edge Eastern Kentucky in thrilling series finale The Tennessee Tech softball team put together a sterling late-inning comeback to upend Eastern Kentucky, 3-2, in the finale of a three-game set at Tech Softball Field.
April 26, 2014 Golden Eagles earn DH split against EKU thanks to fast start in game two The Tennessee Tech softball team continued its roll of late, splitting a doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky (27-18, 14-7) in the first two of a three-game series under a gorgeous Saturday afternoon at Tech Softball Field.
April 24, 2014 Softball welcomes in Eastern Kentucky for crucial three-game weekend series at Tech Softball Field With just two weekends remaining in the 2014 campaign, the Tennessee Tech softball team will play host to Eastern Kentucky (26-17, 13-6) for a three-game series beginning on Saturday, Apr. 26.
April 19, 2014 Tech takes two from SEMO in final road action of the regular season CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The Tennessee Tech softball team continued its hot play of late, sweeping Southeast Missouri (7-29, 2-16) in a Saturday doubleheader.
April 18, 2014 Golden Eagles come from behind in game one to earn split at Martin MARTIN, Tenn. – Strong pitching and a big day offensively from junior Hannah Eldridge carried the Tennessee Tech softball team to a doubleheader split at UT Martin (23-20-1, 10-7).
April 17, 2014 Softball to clash with UT Martin and Southeast Missouri in back-to-back doubleheaders With the regular season just over two weeks from coming to a close, the Tennessee Tech softball team continues its push at an OVC Tournament berth with 10 games remaining in its slate.
April 16, 2014 Athletics mourns the passing of Robert Swindell, first head coach in Tech softball history Dr. Robert Thomas Swindell, first head coach in Tennessee Tech softball history and former Chairman of the Department of Chemistry at TTU, passed away at the age of 76 on Friday evening, after battling cancer.
April 14, 2014 Senior Kendall Hooper named adidas® OVC Player of the Week Driving in ten runs and leading the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 3-1 record was more than enough for senior Kendall Hooper to be recognized as the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week.
April 13, 2014 Golden Eagles take down Tigers 8-1 to complete sweep of TSU The Tennessee Tech softball team completed its three-game sweep of OVC and in-state foe Tennessee State (16-30, 4-12) on Sunday, taking the finale 8-1 amidst a gorgeous afternoon at Tech Softball Field.
April 12, 2014 Golden Eagles control all facets of the game in doubleheader sweep over TSU Strong pitching, timely hitting, and impeccable defense carried the Tennessee Tech softball team to a doubleheader sweep over Tennessee State (16-29, 4-11) in a sun soaked Saturday afternoon at Tech softball field.
April 11, 2014 Softball returns home for three-game set with in-state rival Tennessee State The Tennessee Tech softball team is set for its first action at home in the month of April, welcoming in OVC and in-state foe Tennessee State for a three-game weekend series.
April 8, 2014 Kendall Hooper homers twice in 13-5 loss to No. 4 Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Behind a power display that saw a combined six home runs, No. 4 University of Tennessee (33-5) got the better of the Tennessee Tech softball team, 13-5, in the Golden Eagles’ (12-31) final non-conference game of the season.
April 7, 2014 Golden Eagles flock to Knoxville for final non-conference game of 2014 The Tennessee Tech softball team prepares for its final non-conference tilt of the season, traveling to No. 2 University of Tennessee for a Tuesday evening showdown with the defending College World Series runner up at 5 p.m. CT.
April 6, 2014 Danielle Liberatore shines in the circle as Tech earns split at Austin Peay CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Behind a tremendous outing by freshman pitcher Danielle Liberatore (6-9), the Tennessee Tech softball team forced a split in its Sunday doubleheader at Austin Peay.
April 5, 2014 Tech plates nine in game two to earn split at Murray State MURRAY, Ky. – The Tennessee Tech softball team rebounded after a tough loss, 5-4, in the opening tilt of Saturday’s doubleheader with Murray State (17-18, 6-5), coming back to capture the second game.
April 2, 2014 Tech swept in doubleheader at Chattanooga in last non-conference twin bill of the year CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Taking a break in its Ohio Valley Conference slate, the Tennessee Tech softball team was upended in both games of a doubleheader at UT Chattanooga, falling 12-1 and 3-1.
April 1, 2014 Softball matches up with UT Chattanooga in non-conference doubleheader The Tennessee Tech softball team takes a break in its Ohio Valley Conference slate as the Golden Eagles (10-26) travel to UT Chattanooga (19-14) for a doubleheader on Wednesday, Apr. 2.
March 30, 2014 Early offense pushes Golden Eagles to a doubleheader split with Belmont NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Behind a big first inning in game one, the Tennessee Tech softball team forced a split in its Sunday doubleheader with Belmont.
March 29, 2014 Tech tripped up 4-3 in opener with Belmont NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Despite jumping out to a 2-0 lead, the Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a nail-biter on Saturday, falling 4-3 to Belmont University amidst an overcast and frigid afternoon in Nashville.
March 28, 2014 Softball travels to Belmont for OVC three-game set The Tennessee Tech softball team heads down I-40 this weekend, matching up with Belmont for a three-game series in Tech’s second conference road set of the year.
March 23, 2014 Tech forces split with EIU behind offensive explosion in game two The Tennessee Tech softball team responded to an early setback in its doubleheader with Eastern Illinois (20-9, 2-2), bouncing back to take game two of the twin bill, 10-2 in six innings, after being tripped up 5-4 in the opener.
March 22, 2014 Golden Eagles no-hit in second game of twin bill, swept by SIUE in doubleheader The Tennessee Tech softball team was upended in both games of a doubleheader in its first conference home tilts of the year Saturday afternoon, as SIU Edwardsville (10-15, 4-0) got the better of the Golden Eagles (8-23, 0-5) with wins of 8-2 and 1-0.
March 21, 2014 Tune In: Spring broadcasts of softball, baseball begin this weekend on OVCDN The Golden Eagle Sports Network begins its 2014 spring broadcasting schedule this weekend when the Tennessee Tech softball team takes on SIUE and Eastern Illinois. All broadcast games are available on the OVC Digital Network for free.
March 20, 2014 Softball gets set to host SIUE and EIU in first home conference action of the season The Tennessee Tech softball team unwraps its home Ohio Valley Conference slate this weekend, hosting SIU Edwardsville and Eastern Illinois for Tech’s first home conference action of the year.
March 16, 2014 Golden Eagles edged on walk-off three-run home run in series finale with JSU JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Jacksonville State spoiled the Tennessee Tech softball team’s bid at its first conference win of the 2014 campaign, as JSU’s (17-5, 3-0) Sarah Borders hit a walk-off three run home run in the bottom of the seventh to take the contest 5-3.
March 15, 2014 Golden Eagles open up OVC play with pair of losses to Jacksonville State JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – A tough beginning to the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference slate for the Tennessee Tech softball team, as the Golden Eagles (8-20, 0-2) were downed in both games of a doubleheader to Jacksonville State, 9-0 and 17-4.
March 13, 2014 Softball opens up OVC play with three-game set at Jax State Ohio Valley Conference play opens up over the weekend for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles (8-18) travel to the defending conference tournament champions, Jacksonville State, for a three-game series with the Gamecocks (14-5), beginning on Saturday, Mar. 15 with a doubleheader.
March 12, 2014 Slow start costs Golden Eagles in 6-1 loss to Western Kentucky A slow start and a tough day at the dish cost the Tennessee Tech softball team on Wednesday as Western Kentucky (16-8-1) edged the Golden Eagles (8-18), 6-1 amidst frigid conditions at Tech Softball Field.
March 12, 2014 Softball, baseball teams to host Legends events May 3-4 Former Golden Eagle softball and baseball players are invited back to campus to participate in special Legends events on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4.
March 11, 2014 Golden Eagles swept in a doubleheader behind late Lipscomb rallies Strong pitching and timely hitting kept the Tennessee Tech softball team right in the thick of things in its home doubleheader against Lipscomb on Tuesday, but big seventh innings by the Bisons (21-4) were too much to overcome as the Golden Eagles (8-17) fell in both games of the twin bill.
March 10, 2014 Softball back home for mid-week matchups with Lipscomb and Western Kentucky The Tennessee Tech softball team returns to Cookeville for a slew of mid-week matchups, squaring off with Lipscomb in a doubleheader on Tuesday, before taking aim at Western Kentucky on Wednesday.
March 9, 2014 Golden Eagles close out stay in Georgia with 5-2 win over Kent State ATHENS, Ga. – A big day at the plate for freshman Alyssa Richards, coupled with a strong outing on the rubber by sophomore Hannah Weaver (3-6) was the recipe for success for the Tennessee Tech softball team, as the Golden Eagles (8-15) downed Kent State (10-7) 5-2 in the UGA Softball Invitational finale.
March 8, 2014 Tech’s strong pitching not enough in back-to-back 1-0 losses to Purdue and Kent State ATHENS, Ga. – Pitching, pitching, and more pitching proved to be the theme of day two of the UGA Softball Invitational.
March 7, 2014 Golden Eagles open UGA Softball Invitational with two-run losses to Purdue and Georgia ATHENS, Ga. – The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped both games of day one of the UGA Softball Invitational, falling to Purdue, 4-2, before the Golden Eagles (7-13) were downed 3-1 by host team No. 19 Georgia.
March 6, 2014 Golden Eagles wrap up tournament play this weekend with trip to Athens, Ga. The Tennessee Tech softball team gets set to participate in its final tournament of the year over the weekend, heading down to Athens, Ga. to take aim in the UGA Softball Invitational hosted by the University of Georgia.
March 5, 2014 Tech plates a combined 16 runs on 21 hits to sweep Holy Cross in home opener Late inning offense paved the way in the Tennessee Tech softball team’s home opener, as the Golden Eagles took both games of a doubleheader against Holy Cross (1-3).
March 3, 2014 Softball to host Holy Cross on Wednesday in 2014 home opener The wait is over. The Tennessee Tech softball team returns to Cookeville for its much anticipated home opener on Wednesday as the Golden Eagles will square off with Holy Cross in a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. CT.
March 2, 2014 Golden Eagles blanked in 4-0 loss to close out weekend series with ECU GREENVILLE, N.C. – Locked up in a pitcher’s duel in the finale of a three-game set at East Carolina, the Tennessee Tech softball team was upended 4-0 to close out the series.
March 1, 2014 Tech tripped up in both games of a doubleheader to begin set with East Carolina GREENVILLE, N.C. – Winners of five of the last six, the Tennessee Tech softball team was slowed down on Saturday as the Golden Eagles lost both games of a doubleheader to open their three-game series at East Carolina.
February 28, 2014 Softball set to tangle with East Carolina in second series of the year Winners of five of the last six, the Tennessee Tech softball team gets set to play its second road series of the year on Saturday, traveling to East Carolina for a three-game set with the Pirates (8-4).
February 26, 2014 Tennessee Tech to stream live webcast of 22 games this spring Tennessee Tech baseball and softball fans will have the opportunity to watch a combined 22 home games live via webstreams on the OVC Digital Network this spring, including 11 for each team.
February 25, 2014 Sophomore Madison Taylor named College Sports Madness OVC Player of the Week After playing a pivotal role in leading Tennessee Tech to a 4-1 record in the Frost Classic, sophomore Madison Taylor has been recognized as the College Sports Madness Ohio Valley Conference Softball Player of the Week.
February 23, 2014 Liberatore’s gem propels Golden Eagles to 1-0 win over Radford in Frost Classic finale CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Freshman Danielle Liberatore came within four outs of a no-hitter and sophomore Madison Taylor homered in the bottom of the first to provide the Tennessee Tech offense all it needed, as the Golden Eagles won 1-0 over Radford University in the finale of the 2014 Frost Classic hosted by UT Chattanooga.
February 22, 2014 Softball splits in Chattanooga, tops Campbell in nine, falls to Demons CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Day two of the Frost Classic ended in a split for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles earned a thrilling victory over Campbell, 6-5 in nine innings, before dropping the second game to Northwestern State, 9-0.
February 21, 2014 Golden Eagles win pair of thrillers to make it three straight CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Resiliency was the name of the game for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Friday.
February 20, 2014 Softball treks to Chattanooga for Frost Classic Fresh off its first victory of the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team journeys to Chattanooga for the 2014 Frost Classic hosted by UTC.
February 16, 2014 Third inning offensive barrage leads Tech to first win of the year KENNESAW, Ga. – Behind an eight-run third inning that saw the Tennessee Tech softball team record nine-straight hits, the Golden Eagles cruised to their first victory of the season, defeating Kennesaw State 9-3 in the finale of a three-game series.
February 15, 2014 Kennesaw rallies late to steal two games from Tennessee Tech KENNESAW, Ga. -- Late inning dramatics didn’t swing Tennessee Tech’s way Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagle softball team fell in a pair of close ones, 5-3 and 4-3, to Kennesaw State in TTU’s first non-tournament action of the season.
February 13, 2014 Tech to play three-game series with Kennesaw State this weekend KENNESAW, Ga. – What was originally scheduled to be the Tennessee Tech softball team’s second tournament of the year, has now been changed to a three-game series at Kennesaw State this weekend.
February 9, 2014 Tech burned by late rallies in defeats to Auburn and Louisiana-Monroe AUBURN, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech softball team closes out its three day stay in Alabama unable to put its first win on the board as the Golden Eagles wrapped up day three of the Plainsman Invite with a pair of losses to host Auburn, 8-4, and Louisiana-Monroe, 7-0.
February 8, 2014 Golden Eagles outscored 22-1 in pair of losses to Notre Dame and North Dakota State AUBURN, Ala. – A tough afternoon for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles fell 9-1 to Notre Dame and 13-0 to North Dakota State in day two of the Plainsman Invite hosted by Auburn University.
February 7, 2014 Seesaw affair swings ULM's way in Tech’s season opener AUBURN, Ala. – A drama filled sixth inning proved to be the difference in Tennessee Tech’s season opening tilt with Louisiana-Monroe in the Plainsman Invite hosted by Auburn University.
February 6, 2014 Softball unwraps 2014 season with weekend tournament at Auburn With frigid temperatures blanketing Cookeville, the Golden Eagle softball team flocks south for the weekend to kick off its 2014 campaign in the Plainsman Invite hosted by Auburn University.
January 27, 2014 Challenging slate sees Tech square off with six NCAA Tournament teams in '14 Challenging, diverse, and beneficial in the long run are just some of the ways to describe the 2014 Tennessee Tech softball schedule as the Golden Eagles look to return to the pinnacle of the Ohio Valley Conference.
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 26, 2013 Bynum, Golden Eagle softball team adds four for 2015 The Tennessee Tech softball team is proud to announce the signings of four new players to add to the 2015 roster.
November 25, 2013 Tech softball lends hands in helping Women Build through Habitat for Humanity The Golden Eagle softball team continued its lengthy list of community service endeavors on Saturday, participating in building a house through Habitat for Humanity.
October 15, 2013 Stephanie Dallmann to be inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame Oct. 25 Stephanie Dallmann rewrote the Tennessee Tech softball record books during her glittering, four-year career for the Golden Eagles. Dallmann is one of five persons who will be inducted Oct. 25 into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame.
October 10, 2013 Golden Eagle softball set to put lid on impressive fall campaign The Tennessee Tech softball team wraps up what has been a successful 2013 fall slate on Friday, as the Golden Eagles travel to Knoxville to square off against the defending College World Series runner-up in the University of Tennessee.
September 11, 2013 Golden Eagle softball team's 2013 fall slate unwrapped The Tennessee Tech softball team’s fall campaign is right around the corner, as the Golden Eagles prepare to jump into a schedule that promises to prepare them for the upcoming 2014 season.
September 4, 2013 Five different teams represented in 2013 Hall of Fame Class The 2013 Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony will interest a lot of different fan groups as five former student-athletes from five different sports will be honored at the 39th annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday, Oct. 25.
September 2, 2013 Tech softball team gets dirty for a cause in 2013 mud run Mud, mud, and more mud highlighted the Tennessee Tech softball team’s Saturday morning, as the Golden Eagles participated in the annual Habitat for Humanity Mud Run at Cane Creek Park.
August 1, 2013 Bynum adds Tiffany Wilkinson to Golden Eagle softball staff Tiffany (Baker) Wilkinson, a former Chattanooga standout and East Tennessee State graduate assistant coach, has joined Tennessee Tech softball coach Bonnie Bynum’s staff.
June 6, 2013 Championship Softball Summer Mini Camp just around the corner The Championship Softball Summer Mini Camp is right around the corner. Tennessee Tech softball head coach Bonnie Bynum will host a mini-camp and a pitching and catching clinic the week of June 17-19.
June 5, 2013 Two Golden Eagle teams receive Public Recognition Awards from NCAA For the second consecutive year, Tennessee Tech’s softball and women’s golf teams are among those who received Public Recognition Awards Wednesday from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for top academic performance.
June 4, 2013 College Sports Madness names Melody Christian first-team all-OVC The Women's College World Series is days away from crowning a champion, but Tennessee Tech softball continues to bring in honors, this one for senior leader Melody Christian. College Sports Madness recognized Christian as first-team all-OVC honoree.
May 9, 2013 Tech softball team ends it's season at the OVC Tournament CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Tennessee Tech fell at the hands of the Eastern Kentucky Lady Colonels, 4-1, in the loser’s bracket of the OVC Tournament Thursday, putting an end to the season for the Golden Eagles.
May 8, 2013 Tech defeated in opening round of OVC Tournament CHARLESTON, Ill. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a 4-3 decision to SIU Edwardsvillle Wednesday in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. Despite the loss, the Golden Eagles remain alive, and return to action Thursday at 10 a.m.
May 7, 2013 Senior Melody Christian fields all-OVC softball honors CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Tennessee Tech senior Melody Christian has earned an all-Ohio Valley Conference second-team selection. The honors were announced Tuesday at the OVC Tournament Dinner.
May 7, 2013 Golden Eagles take on SIUE Wednesday in first game of OVC Tournament CHARLESTON, Ill. -- With a long history of success and plenty of purple and gold support at the field, the Tennessee Tech softball team opens play Wednesday afternoon in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament being hosted by Eastern Illinois.
May 5, 2013 Despite rainout, Tech qualifies for OVC Tournament; Seniors celebrated No amount of rainfall was going to dampen the day for the Tennessee Tech softball team Sunday, which had its entire series against Jacksonville State washed out. The Golden Eagles qualified for the OVC Tournament, and went indoors to celebrate Senior Day.
May 4, 2013 Softball double header against Jacksonville State cancelled Inclement weather has led the Tennessee Tech softball team to cancel Saturday's double header against Jacksonville State. The Golden Eagles and Gamecocks will play a double header on Sunday with the first contest beginning at 1 p.m. CDT.
May 2, 2013 Tech celebrates four seniors in final regular season weekend The 2013 regular season is drawing to a close and the Golden Eagle softball team will say farewell to four seniors at the Tennessee Tech Softball Complex. Tech will host Jacksonville State in a crucial three-game series.
April 30, 2013 Golden Eagles keep playoff hopes alive: Softball splits OVC doubleheader MOREHEAD, Ky. -- The hopes of an Ohio Valley Conference playoff bid are still alive as the Golden Eagles split a conference doubleheader at Morehead State Tuesday night.
April 29, 2013 Weather permitting: Golden Eagles hope to finally play Morehead State Tech has tried to play the Morehead State Eagles twice now and both times the weather has played the lead role. The teams were forced to drop a game from the original three-game series and will now play a doubleheader Tuesday. A spot in the OVC Tournament could be at stake.
April 28, 2013 Tech sweeps Tigers: Playoff hopes still alive NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tech softball team kept themselves in the hunt Sunday, sweeping Tennessee State in a doubleheader at Tiger Field.
April 27, 2013 Softball sidelined in Nashville The Tennessee Tech softball team has been sidelined due to inclement weather and field conditions.
April 26, 2013 Softball travels to Tennessee State for three-game series The Golden Eagle softball team is looking to bounce back from a tough weekend in Illinois. Tech will only travel a short distance to Nashville to face-off against Tennessee State. The three-game series will take place Saturday and Sunday.
April 23, 2013 Golden Eagle athletes participate in Writing Festival Over 20 Golden Eagles participated in the Tennessee Tech Festival of Writing Tuesday afternoon. The student-athletes gave their input on new traditions on Tech's campus.
April 23, 2013 Softball games at Morehead postponed The Tennessee Tech softball team will again be delayed in playing the Eagles of Morehead State. Due to the chance of severe weather Wednesday, the teams have decided to reschedule the doubleheader.
April 21, 2013 Softball swept by OVC leader Eastern Illinois Junior Kendall Hooper registered two hits on the afternoon as the Tennessee Tech softball team was swept by the Ohio Valley Conference leader Eastern Illinois Sunday afternoon at Williams Field by scores of 6-1 and 4-1.
April 20, 2013 Tech battles hard with SIUE, drops both games The Tennessee Tech softball team lost two tough battles at SIU Edwardsville Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles fell 3-0 in game one and then could not hold on in game two, losing 3-2.
April 20, 2013 Tech travels to take on top two teams in conference The Tennessee Tech softball team is embarking on what may be its most pivotal weekend of the season. The Golden Eagles will play in two doubleheaders against the top two teams in the conference. Saturday Tech will go up against SIUE before taking on EIU Sunday.
April 17, 2013 Chattanooga steals victory over Golden Eagle Softball In their final non-conference contest of the season, the Golden Eagles faced in-state rival Chattanooga. In a tight game, the Lady Mocs ultimately stole a 2-1 victory under the lights at Tech Softball Stadium.
April 16, 2013 Ketchum pitches shutout in Golden Eagle victory for twinbill split Taylor Ketchum pitched her third complete-game shutout to lead the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 7-0 victory against Austin Peay Tuesday night in the second game of a doubleheader. The Lady Govs fended off a Golden Eagle comeback in the first game to win, 7-4.
April 16, 2013 Softball, football to be streamed live by Golden Eagle Sports Network Fans who are unable to attend the events on campus this week will still be able to watch all the action as the Golden Eagle Sports Network provides live web streams of the softball games Tuesday and Wednesday and football team's Purple/Gold Spring Scrimmage Saturday.
April 15, 2013 Crucial week for Golden Eagles as they prepare for final OVC stretch The Tennessee Tech softball team opens the week at home, hosting a make-up doubleheader against Austin Peay on Tuesday afternoon, followed by a single game, non-conference tune-up against UT Chattanooga Wednesday evening.
April 14, 2013 Golden Eagles clinch series in 7-4 victory over Belmont Tech uses another home run by Brittney Spalding to capture a vital victory over the Bruins. The Golden Eagles took the win 7-4, clinching the series.
April 13, 2013 Tech softball splits doubleheader against Belmont Eight Tech softball legends were in attendance as the Golden Eagles welcomed newcomer Belmont to the league. Tech split the the twinbill forcing the series decision to Sunday.
April 12, 2013 Tech hosts Belmont and pays gratitude to Golden Eagle Legends The Tennessee Tech softball team hosts Belmont this weekend for a three-game series. Game one is slated to begin Saturday at 1 p.m.
April 10, 2013 Tech's valiant fight falls short against #3/5 Tennessee The Tennessee Tech softball team tried to put up a fight against highly ranked University of Tennessee but fell short in a 12-3 loss in five-innings.
April 9, 2013 Tech faces toughest challenge of the season: Golden Eagles travel to #3/5 Tennessee Tech softball will pair off against one of the top teams in the country. The Lady Vols, ranked third and fifth in ESPN.com/USA Softball and NCAA rankings, will play host to the Golden Eagles in a single game Wednesday night.
April 7, 2013 Softball sweeps SEMO behind walk-off homer and Harke shutout The Golden Eagles were on point Sunday as Tech swept Ohio Valley Conference rival Southeast Missouri. Tech took the first end of the twinbill 9-1 in six innings while winning game two, 4-0 in seven.
April 6, 2013 Harke throws a gem to force a split with rival UT Martin Senior Claudia Harke sparkled in the circle Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles split an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader against UT Martin. Tech shutout the Skyhawks 3-0 in the second game while UT Martin took the first 9-1 in six innings.
April 5, 2013 Golden Eagles look to turn home runs into home wins The Tennessee Tech softball team has powered up its line-up, and in the past five games have blasted two home runs in three times. The Golden Eagles are looking to turn up the heat and put some pressure on rivals UT Martin and Southeast Missouri this weekend.
April 4, 2013 Tech softball team hosts annual Legends Weekend Former Golden Eagle softball players are invited back to campus April 13-14 as Tennessee Tech hosts its annual alumni activities with a Legends Weekend.
April 2, 2013 East Tennessee State takes two from Golden Eagles JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- The Golden Eagles scored a combined 12 runs in Tuesday's doubleheader, but host East Tennessee stormed back in two comeback performances to edge Tech, 9-7 in extra innings, and 6-5.
April 1, 2013 Golden Eagles take a break from OVC to play in-state rival East Tennessee The Tennessee Tech softball team will take a break from conference action Tuesday and take on in-state rival East Tennessee State in a doubleheader at the Betty Basler Field in Johnson City, Tenn.
April 1, 2013 Claudia Harke wins OVC Holland Award Tennessee Tech softball senior Claudia Harke has been awarded the prestigious Vernon Holland Scholarship Award, presented by the Ohio Valley Conference.
March 30, 2013 Tech clinches first OVC series with 5-1 win at EKU RICHMOND, Ky. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team clinched its first Ohio Valley Conference series Saturday with a 5-1 victory over Eastern Kentucky, the top team in the East Division. Tech took two-of-three from the Colonels.
March 29, 2013 Golden Eagles split OVC twinbill at Eastern Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. -- The Golden Eagle softball team took a commanding 11-2 victory in five innings Friday afternoon in the opener before dropping a 3-0 decision to Eastern Kentucky in the nightcap in Ohio Valley Conference action.
March 29, 2013 Softball team returns to action with three-game set at Eastern Kentucky Coach Bonnie Bynum and the Tennessee Tech softball team return to action this weekend with a three-game OVC series at Eastern Kentucky, Friday and Saturday. It will be a full week since the team played its latest games.
March 24, 2013 Softball doubleheader against Austin Peay postponed due to rain Poor weather and field conditions have led the Tennessee Tech softball team to postpone Sunday's OVC doubleheader against Austin Peay. The teams were scheduled to face-off at noon.
March 23, 2013 Softball looks to get back to winning ways Sunday vs. APSU The Golden Eagle softball team is in a rut, but returns to the dirt Sunday ready to get back to winning ways. Tech hosts OVC opponent Austin Peay in a doubleheader beginning at noon.
March 22, 2013 Murray State takes doubleheader in Tech's first OVC outing In two very different games, Murray State managed to get past the Golden Eagle Softball team to sweep Friday's doubleheader. The Racers took Game one 3-2 and squeaked out a 2-0 win in Game two.
March 22, 2013 Softball doubleheader coming a day early; Team's first home games are Friday The Tennessee Tech softball team will host its first home games of the year a day earlier than expected. The Golden Eagles' OVC doubleheader with Murray State, originally slated for Saturday, has been moved to Friday, beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is free.
March 21, 2013 Softball doubleheader coming a day early; Team's first home games are Friday The Tennessee Tech softball team will host its first home games of the year a day earlier than expected. The Golden Eagles' OVC doubleheader with Murray State, originally slated for Saturday, has been moved to Friday, beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is free.
March 20, 2013 Softball drops twinbill at Lipscomb Tech combined for 21 hits in two games, but fall in both ends of a twinbill to Lipscomb.
March 19, 2013 Tech visits Lipscomb for Wednesday doubleheader The Tennessee Tech softball team finally returns to the dirt Wednesday in preparation for its home and conference opener, following four cancellations last week. The Golden Eagles travel to Nashville to play in a doubleheader at Lipscomb on Wednesday.
March 15, 2013 Softball schedule undergoes a pair of updates Tennessee Tech softball head coach Bonnie Bynum has announced that Saturday and Sunday's Ohio Valley Conference opening weekend at Morehead State has been postponed until April 24, and the Golden Eagles will add a doubleheader at Lipscomb to their schedule next Wednesday.
March 15, 2013 Golden Eagle Sports Network to webstream select baseball and softball games Since the launch of OVCDigitalNetwork.com in August, the Golden Eagle Sports Network has produced broadcasts of several Tennessee Tech sports. Now, for the first time, Tech fans will be able to enjoy the sights and sounds of select TTU baseball and softball games for free.
March 13, 2013 Tech disposes of Thomas University in final non-conference tune-up THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle softball team disposed of Thomas (Ga.) University, 6-0, Wednesday in the team's final tune-up before conference action begins.
March 13, 2013 Softball team takes final swing in non-conference action in Georgia OVC play is just around the corner and Tennessee Tech has been traveling the southeast preparing for a promising season for first-year head coach Bonnie Bynum. The Golden Eagles will play one final non-league game Wednesday at Thomas University before the OVC slate opens Saturday.
March 12, 2013 Play Cancelled in Florida, Softball continues trip home The softball game between Tennessee Tech and Florida A&M has been cancelled due to unplayable conditions.
March 10, 2013 Softball back in win column after a commanding performance over Providence The Golden Eagle softball squad collected its third win of the weekend against Providence College Sunday at the USF Under Armour Showcase. In commanding fashion, every player who made a plate appearance reached base.
March 9, 2013 Golden Eagle youth finds strength in Tampa tournament Tech split its games on day two at USF Under Armour Showcase in Tampa Saturday. The Golden Eagles won, 9-3, over Long Island Brooklyn before falling to Temple University, 7-3.
March 8, 2013 Weaver notches first win of Tech career as softball splits twinbill Freshman Hannah Weaver earned her first win as a Golden Eagle as Tech defeated Maine 4-1 in the first part of a twinbill at the USF Under Armour Showcase. In the teams second match-up, Tech fell to Fordham 6-0.
March 7, 2013 Tech looks ahead to final tournament of the season The Tennessee Tech softball team escapes the cold front in Tennessee to play in their final tournament of the season at the USF Under Armour Showcase.
March 3, 2013 Tech falls in 8-0 five inning shutout to IPFW The Tennessee Tech softball team managed just two hits against a tough IPFW team in the Purple and Gold Challenge Sunday, falling 8-0 in five innings.
March 2, 2013 Saturday Games Cancelled The Tennessee Tech softball team has been sidelined due to inclement weather.
March 1, 2013 Golden Eagle softball to play in Purple and Gold Challenge The Tennessee Tech softball team starts the month of March close to home in the Purple and Gold Challenge in Nashville, Saturday and Sunday. The Golden Eagles enter the weekend action with 7-6 overall record.
February 24, 2013 Tech softball upended in final game of Frost Classic CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team ended its first in-state outing of the season Sunday afternoon, dropping a 3-2 decision to Ohio University at the Frost Classic in Chattanooga.
February 23, 2013 Clutch defense leads to 2-0 win in nightcap as softball team splits games CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Taylor Ketchum earned her fifth win, Brittney Spalding slugged the team's first home run, and the defense threw out two runners at the plate in the seventh to preserve a 2-0 win as Tennessee Tech topped Missouri State Saturday to split games in the Frost Classic.
February 22, 2013 Tech sweeps pair on first day of Frost Classic CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Taylor Ketchum earned a win and a save and the Golden Eagle offense produced 15 runs as Tennessee Tech swept to two victories Friday on the first day of the Frost Classic.
February 22, 2013 Softball at Frost Classic hosted by UT Chattanooga CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team remains on the road this weekend, but travels closer to home for the Frost Classic. The Golden Eagles will play in a 10-team field and face five different squads from the across the mid-atlantic region.
February 21, 2013 Save the dates: Alumni events planned for four Tech teams Former Golden Eagle baseball, softball, soccer and football players are being invited back to campus in the next couple of months as Tennessee Tech hosts alumni activities for each of those sports.
December 6, 2012 Getting to know Golden Eagle junior Kendall Hooper Golden Eagle fans, take a moment to Get To Know junior softball player Kendall Hooper, and see how well two teammates know her.
February 17, 2013 Tech dealt two tough losses in final day of KSU Classic WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team finished the KSU Classic with two tough losses Sunday, falling to Ball State and host Kennesaw State. The Golden Eagles dropped a 10-0 decision against Ball State in five innings and a 3-0 loss to KSU.
February 16, 2013 Tech puts out Flames, cages Bears on first day of KSU Classic WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Tennessee Tech swept its games on the first day of the KSU Classic Saturday, with victories over Liberty and Mercer. The Golden Eagle offense was strong, finishing the day with 13 runs on 20 hits.
February 15, 2013 Softball returns to Peach State, this time for Kennesaw State Classic After starting the 2013 season on a strong note last weekend in Statesboro, Ga., the Tennessee Tech softball team returns to the Peach State Saturday and Sunday to play in the Kennesaw State Classic at Twin Creeks Park in Woodstock, Ga.
February 11, 2013 Taylor Ketchum snags adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week Sophomore Taylor Ketchum turned in a 2-0 performance over the weekend helping her catch the nod for adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week announced Monday. Ketchum pitched a one-hitter in a 3-1 victory over Akron and claimed a 4-3 win in relief over St. John's.
February 10, 2013 Softball seals second victory of 2013 campaign STATESBORO, Ga. -- The Golden Eagle softball team picked up its second win of the season Sunday in a redemption game against Akron University, posting a 3-1 victory behind Taylor Ketchum's one-hitter. Tech fell to Georgia Southern, 1-0, in the second game of the day.
February 9, 2013 Spalding delivers as Golden Eagles split opening day pair in Georgia STATESBORO, Ga. -- Chanelle Spalding delivered a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 4-3 win over St. John's Saturday, and a split of its opening games of the '13 campaign.
February 8, 2013 Softball opens 2013 campaign at Eagle Round Robin The Golden Eagle softball team opens the 2013 campaign with four games at Georgia Southern's Eagle Round Robin tournament. The Golden Eagles face Akron and St. John's on Friday and take on Akron and host Georgia Southern on Saturday.
February 6, 2013 Softball Outlook: Golden Eagles aim for OVC Championship The 2013 Golden Eagle softball team will have a new look this season as former Golden Eagle Bonnie Bynum takes over the helm. The mission remains the same: win an OVC championship.
January 17, 2013 Two-time OVC Pitcher of the Year Bynum named Tech softball head coach Bonnie Bynum has been named Tennessee Tech’s softball team’s head coach, effective immediately, replacing Tory Acheson who resigned Thursday following 14 seasons at the Golden Eagle helm.
January 16, 2013 Tech softball picked second in OVC East Division preseason poll The Ohio Valley Conference announced on Wednesday that Tennessee Tech has been picked for second in the OVC East Division in the annual preseason poll voted on by league coaches and sports information directors.
December 21, 2012 TTU Softball Holiday Camp fills up, registration closed Registration is closed for the Tennessee Tech Softball Holiday Mini Camp. The camp has reached its capacity, according to Golden Eagle coach Tory Acheson.
December 17, 2012 Holiday softball camp eyes record turnout but space still available Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson is expecting a record turnout for the upcoming Holiday Softball Mini-Camp, but reminds young players there is still space available and time to register for the Dec. 29-30 event.
December 12, 2012 Tech tops OVC with 13 named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes The Tennessee Tech softball team had 13 players named as NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes for 2012, the most by any squad in the Ohio Valley Conference.
December 11, 2012 Softball team to face wide variety of foes on 2013 schedule Tennessee Tech's 2013 softball schedule features 15 home games and contests against 35 different opponents including a contest against Tennessee, an NCAA tournament team last season.
December 5, 2012 Softball inks six signees to 2013 Recruiting Class Head coach Tory Acheson announced that the Golden Eagle softball team received six National Letters of Intent Wednesday. The class includes two pitchers, two catchers, and two infielders.
November 27, 2012 Golden Eagle Softball gives back for the Holidays The Golden Eagle softball team joined forces with Operation Christmas Child Samaritans Purse in a special holiday project. Several members of the team created boxes to be sent to unprivileged children across the globe.
October 23, 2012 Golden Eagle softball team ranks fifth in Division I in academics The Tennessee Tech softball team is back in the national rankings. The Golden Eagles have drawn attention once again for their performance in the classroom. Coach Tory Acheson's team ranks fifth in the nation for team GPA among all Division I softballl programs.
October 6, 2012 Softball team makes tails wag at Bark in the Park The softball team volunteered at the ninth annual Bark in the Park Saturday. The Golden Eagles provided a chase that made hundreds of tails wag.
October 4, 2012 Golden Eagle softball hosts the Lady Vols The Golden Eagle softball fall schedule is wrapping up this weekend, and Tech will host the Lady Vols in a single game Friday evening. The game will be at Tech's softball stadium for a 6:00 start.
September 24, 2012 Softball adds 12 newcomers to an already powerful roster Golden Eagle softball's fall schedule is in full swing and the team has welcomed 12 newcomers to the roster.
September 18, 2012 Softball, Men's Basketball teams lauded for academics at Walton House Tennessee Tech president Philip Oldham and first lady Kari welcomed the Golden Eagle softball and men's basketball teams Tuesday at the Walton House, recognizing the two squads for winning the OVC Team Academic Achievement Award in their sport.
September 1, 2012 Golden Eagle softball team swings into fall season The Tennessee Tech softball team is ready to take the field for the fall exhibition season. The Golden Eagles open their season with a doubleheader against Motlow State on Saturday.
September 5, 2012 Golden Eagle softball team gets down and dirty in mud run Obstacle mud runs are endurance tests like no other, and the Tech softball team conquered the course in just over an hour last Saturday. A Habitat for Humanity fundraiser, the event allowed the Golden Eagles to bond and create memories to last a lifetime.
July 26, 2012 Tech nets 96 on OVC Honor Roll and 16 Academic Medals; Two teams top Academic lists Tennessee Tech placed 96 student-athletes on the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, 16 Golden Eagles earned the Medal of Honor for the highest GPA in their sport and two teams won the OVC Team Academic Achievement Award.
July 3, 2012 Holly Thomas headlines softball team awards Senior Holly Thomas was named both MVP and Best Pitcher for the 2012 season, and five other Golden Eagles have received post-season honors announced by head coach Tory Acheson.
June 14, 2012 Two Tech teams honored by NCAA with APR Public Recognition Awards Tennessee Tech’s softball and women’s golf teams are among those who received Public Recognition Awards Thursday from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for top academic performance.
June 3, 2011 Tory Acheson, Golden Eagles to host Championship Softball Mini Camp Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson, along with current and former Golden Eagles, will host the annual Championship Softball Mini Camp, June 12-14
May 31, 2012 Thomas, Floyd named to College Sports Madness All-OVC First Team Tennessee Tech senior Holly Thomas earned her second post-season accolade and sophomore Kayla Floyd notched her first as both made the College Sports Madness All-OVC softball first team.
May 21, 2012 Bonnie Bynum returns to Tech to join Golden Eagle softball coaching staff The most successful pitcher in Ohio Valley Conference history, Bonnie Bynum is returning to her alma mater to join the Tennessee Tech softball program as assistant coach.
May 12, 2012 Cinderella story ends as Tech falls in championship game After beating each of the top four seeds in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, including top-seeded UT Martin to force the if-necessary game, the Tennessee Tech softball team ran out of magic as the Skyhawks took a 6-2 win.
May 12, 2012 Golden Eagles win, force one-game showdown for OVC Championship Tennessee Tech shocked top-seeded UT Martin Saturday, winning 3-1 to force a second meeting at 3 p.m. It sets up a one-game showdown to see which team will capture the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title and advance to the NCAA Tournament.
May 11, 2012 Golden Eagles fall to top seed in OVC Tournament After winning its two biggest games of the season on Thursday, the Tennessee Tech softball team was unable to keep the magic flowing on Friday, losing to UT-Martin 6-2.
May 10, 2012 Seniors, final inning rally lift Tech past EIU Panthers, 3-1 Senior Holly Thomas pitched her second complete game of the day and senior Brooke Basten delivered a two-run single to highlight a seventh-inning rally that lifted the Golden Eagles to a 3-1 win over No. 2 seed Eastern Illinois at the OVC Softball Tournament Thursday afternoon.
May 10, 2012 Golden Eagles knock off Jacksonville State to advance in winner's bracket With one swing of the bat, sophomore Kendall Hooper gave the Tennessee Tech softball team a two-run lead it would not relinquish as the Golden Eagles beat Jacksonville State 2-1 in the opening game of the OVC Tournament.
May 9, 2012 Holly Thomas named first team All-OVC For her efforts in leading the Tennessee Tech softball team to its 17th Ohio Valley Conference Tournament appearance, senior pitcher Holly Thomas has been named first team All-OVC.
May 9, 2012 Softball opens against Jacksonville State in OVC Tourney For the 17th time in its 18 years of existence, the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Tournament will include Tennessee Tech. The Golden Eagles are the sixth seed and will play third-seed Jacksonville State Thursday.
May 7, 2012 Softball games to be broadcast on 106.1 FM The Eagle The Golden Eagles will be making their debut on the all-new 106.1 The Eagle in Cookeville as the Fox Sports affiliate will air Tech's 2012 OVC Tournament games.
May 6, 2012 Golden Eagles drop two, advance to OVC Tournament The Tennessee Tech softball team allowed only three earned runs over two games on Sunday, but couldn't get the offensive support it needed, losing a pair to Morehead State.
May 5, 2012 Golden Eagles breeze by Morehead State on Saturday A seven-run fifth inning and great pitching by Holly Thomas propelled the Tennessee Tech softball team to an 11-2 victory at Morehead State on Saturday.
May 4, 2012 Tech wraps up regular season looking for a higher seed in OVC Tourney With seeds two through six in the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament up for grabs, the Tennessee Tech softball team travels to Morehead, Ky. this weekend for three games against the Eagles.
April 28, 2012 Golden Eagles drop a pair to Bulldogs Saturday The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games at Mississippi State on Saturday, but came one step closer to the 2012 OVC tournament with some help from other teams around the league.
April 27, 2012 Tech travels to SEC country to face Mississippi State Saturday The 2012 Tennessee Tech softball season may be winding down, but the competition is as stiff as ever as the Golden Eagles face the Bulldogs of Mississippi State in a Saturday twinbill.
April 25, 2012 Appalachian State hands Tech a pair of losses on final home day Appalachian State rained on the Tennessee Tech softball team's final homestand as the Mountaineers took two games by scores of 5-2 and 14-4.
April 29, 2012 Schweitzer, Hooper named NSCA Strength All-Americans Senior Scott Schweitzer (football) and sophomore Kendall Hooper (softball) have earned Tennessee Tech's annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year awards.
April 24, 2012 Offense lights up the night as softball beats Bucs twice Seven Golden Eagles drove in runs and four drove in multiple as the Tennessee Tech softball team won games of 5-1 and 11-3 over East Tennessee State on Tuesday
April 23, 2012 Golden Eagles to host two midweek twinbills The Tennessee Tech softball team is stepping outside of the Ohio Valley Conference this week, hosting East Tennessee State on Tuesday and Appalachian State on Wednesday.
April 22, 2012 Softball sweeps SIUE on Senior Day Sunday The Tennessee Tech softball team got one step closer to the OVC Tournament by winning a pair of Senior Day games over SIU Edwardsville by scores of 7-1 and 2-0 on Sunday.
April 21, 2012 Everett, Sakamoto go yard as Tech tops SIU Edwardsville Saturday Samantha Everett and Angi Sakamoto hit solo home runs in the fourth inning to lead the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 4-2 win over SIU Edwardsville on Saturday
April 21, 2012 Saturday's softball doubleheader pushed back to 3 p.m. start Tennessee Tech's Saturday softball will play just one game against SIU Edwardsville starting at 3 p.m. CDT. A doubleheader will be played Sunday at noon.
April 20, 2012 Golden Eagles to host senior day, final home weekend series Three Golden Eagles will be honored on Sunday as the Tennessee Tech softball team hosts SIU Edwardsville in a three-game series starting Saturday at 1 p.m.
April 18, 2012 Former softball players Bayless, Lovelady to be honored Saturday Six All-OVC selections, five OVC All-Tournament nods, four OVC championship rings, and three years together on the Tennessee Tech softball team. It all adds up to two former players whose names will be added to the TTU Softball Wall of Honor this weekend.
April 17, 2012 Rain cuts softball short at Cumberland Tuesday As the Golden Eagles led 2-0 in the second inning, heavy rains moved into the area and forced the cancellation of the Tennessee Tech softball team's game against the Cumberland Bulldogs.
April 16, 2012 Golden Eagles to make short trip to face Cumberland Tuesday Looking to tune up with mid-week game, the Tennessee Tech softball team will visit Cumberland University Tuesday at 4 p.m.
April 15, 2012 Led by pitching, Panthers take two in softball Sunday Strong pitching by the Eastern Illinois softball team led the Panthers to a pair of wins over Tennessee Tech on Sunday in Charleston.
April 14, 2012 Softball cancelled Saturday, two games slated for Sunday With heavy rainfall in the Charleston area, the Tennessee Tech softball team was forced to cancel its games against Eastern Illinois Saturday and will play a doubleheader Sunday at 11 a.m.
April 13, 2012 Charging Golden Eagles take to Charleston for three against EIU With just three conference series remaining in the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team faces three games this weekend in an attempt to secure its seat in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.
April 12, 2012 Thomas, offense conquer Colonels twice in Thursday twinbill Holly Thomas struck out 10 batters in an opening-game, 3-2 victory and the offense backed Taylor Ketchum's four-hitter in a 10-2 nightcap win as the Golden Eagle softball team swept both games from Eastern Kentucky Thursday afternoon.
April 3, 2012 Tech hosts Eastern Kentucky in a battle for OVC positioning After lightning forced the cancellation of a doubleheader in Richmond last week, the Tennessee Tech softball team will play two against Eastern Kentucky at home on Thursday.
April 10, 2012 Golden Eagles unable to contain Chattanooga offense The Tennessee Tech softball team was unable to contain the explosive offense of Chattanooga on Tuesday, falling to the Lady Mocs 8-0.
April 9, 2012 Golden Eagles take a break from OVC play to face Chattanooga Tuesday After playing ten consecutive Ohio Valley Conference games, the Tennessee Tech softball team will take to the road Tuesday to face Chattanooga.
April 7, 2012 Golden Eagles blank Murray State behind stellar effort from Thomas Holly Thomas struck out a season-high 10 batters and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles blanked Murray State, 4-0, Saturday afternoon to win the final game of the OVC series.
April 6, 2012 Golden Eagles unable to overcome Racer defense on Friday The Tennessee Tech softball team managed to get ten hits Friday, but was unable to bring in a run as the Racers of Murray State picked up a pair of one-run wins in Cookeville.
April 5, 2012 Tech looks to tame Racers, move up in OVC standings With just two home Ohio Valley Conference series remaining, the Tennessee Tech softball team is in striking position to make a run in the OVC Standings.
April 4, 2012 Softball doubleheader cancelled due to lightning With persistent lightning in the Richmond area Wednesday, the Tennessee Tech softball team was forced to cancel its doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky.
April 3, 2012 Golden Eagles look to continue improving in OVC Standings The Tennessee Tech softball team has won five of its last seven Ohio Valley Conference matchups and could improve its ranking to as high as second this week. The Golden Eagles travel to Richmond, Ky. Wednesday for two games against the Colonels.
April 1, 2012 Wild finish as Golden Eagles beat SEMO to take the series Down to its final strike and down one run, the Tennessee Tech softball team needed some assistance to come back to beat the Redhawks Sunday.
March 31, 2012 Taylor Ketchum pitches best game of her career as Tech splits with SEMO Saturday With a career-high ten strikeouts, freshman Taylor Ketchum led the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 6-1 win over Ohio Valley Conference rival Southeast Missouri after falling to the Redhawks in game one.
March 30, 2012 Softball Series: Golden Eagles host SEMO for three this weekend The Golden Eagle softball team hosts Southeast Missouri this weekend in a crucial three-game Ohio Valley Conference series. Admission is free, with a doubleheader Saturday and single game slated for Sunday. Action begins at 1 p.m. each day.
March 29, 2012 Holly Thomas pitches another gem as Tech tops Gamecocks on the road Once she found her groove, senior Holly Thomas was unstoppable on Thursday, pitching a three-hit, 4-1 win over the first-place Jacksonville State Gamecocks.
March 28, 2012 Golden Eagles go on road to wrap up series against Jacksonville State Coming off of a winning weekend at Tennessee State, the Tennessee Tech softball team heads to Jacksonville State to finish out the regular-season series with the Gamecocks on Thursday.
March 25, 2012 Holly Thomas deals near-perfect game as Tech splits at TSU Holly Thomas allowed just one runner to reach base all day as she led the Golden Eagles to victory over the Tigers of Tennessee State on Sunday in game one of the doubleheader.
March 24, 2012 Golden Eagles win rain-interrupted game in Nashville With heavy rains in the area, the Tennessee Tech softball team was only able to play one game today at Tennessee State. The Golden Eagles made it count, topping the Tigers 5-3 in a nearly four-hour contest.
March 22, 2012 Thursday game against Belmont rained out For the second time this season, the Tennessee Tech softball team has tried to host the Belmont Bruins. And for the second time this season, rain has gotten in the way.
March 21, 2012 Proficient pitching aids Gamecocks past Golden Eagles Jacksonville State relied on strong pitching performances as it picked up a pair of wins over the Tennessee Tech softball team on Wednesday. The Gamecocks topped the Golden Eagles by scores of 6-0 and 5-1.
March 18, 2012 Skyhawks Steal Two Sunday in Cookeville After suspending game two on Saturday in the second inning, the Tennessee Tech softball team had to resume play on Sunday against UT-Martin. The Skyhawks took both on the day, winning 6-0 and 3-1.
March 17, 2012 Weather suspends half of Golden Eagles' doubleheader vs. UT-Martin After just an inning and a half into the second game of the day, inclement weather moved in and forced play between Tennessee Tech and UT-Martin to be suspended. That game will resume from that point on Sunday at 1 p.m., followed by the regularly-scheduled game.
March 15, 2012 Golden Eagles look to stay unbeaten in OVC play as Skyhawks visit for three The Tennessee Tech softball team, unbeaten in Ohio Valley Conference play, hosts UT Martin this weekend in a key, three-game league series, beginning with a Saturday doubleheader that starts at 1 p.m.
March 13, 2012 Golden Eagles edged at WKU in 1-0 pitcher's duel Tech pitchers Claudia Harke and Taylor Ketchum held Western Kentucky to three hits Tuesday, but the Golden Eagle offense was also held to three hits as the Hilltoppers claimed a 1-0 victory.
March 12, 2012 Softball, football teams honored by State House and Senate in Capital presentations The Tennessee Tech softball and football teams had players and coaches at the state capital Monday for special proclamations from the House of Representatives and Senate, recognizing both teams' success.
March 11, 2012 Holly Thomas pitches Tech to marathon victory at APSU It took 11 innings, but senior Holly Thomas and the Tennessee Tech softball team earned a sweep of Austin Peay to open Ohio Valley Conference play. Thomas picked up her second win of the weekend, hurling 18 total innings.
March 10, 2012 Golden Eagles start off OVC on right foot The Tennessee Tech softball team found its groove behind seniors Holly Thomas and Brooke Basten en route to winning a pair of games at Austin Peay Saturday.
March 8, 2012 Thursday doubleheader with Belmont rained out Rain moving quickly across the state has forced Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson to cancel the Thursday afternoon doubleheader with Belmont. A makeup date has not yet been set.
March 7, 2012 Softball team to host special breast cancer awareness event March 17 The Tennessee Tech softball team will host a special breast cancer awareness event at its game on Saturday, March 17. The event will be for the memory of Sharon Speiser, who was mother and aunt to four former Golden Eagle players.
March 6, 2012 Mastadons pick up a pair of wins in Tech's home opener Strong pitching performances by IPFW helped the Mastadons snag two wins in Cookeville on Tuesday, as the Golden Eagles opened home softball play.
March 5, 2012 Golden Eagles open home play with pair of doubleheaders After last weekend was cut short due to inclement weather, the Tennessee Tech softball team comes home to host a pair of doubleheaders to open its 2012 home schedule. The Golden Eagles will face IPFW Tuesday and Belmont Thursday.
March 2, 2012 Georgia State narrowly escapes Tennessee Tech The Tennessee Tech softball team wasted no time in putting up five runs in the opening inning Friday, but Georgia State was able to mount a comeback to take an 8-7 victory in TTU’s opening game of the Buzz Classic
February 29, 2012 Golden Eagles look to make noise at Buzz Classic Entering its final weekend of tournament play, the Tennessee Tech softball team will travel to Woodstock, Ga. to take part in the Buzz Classic, hosted by Georgia Tech. While the Golden Eagles will not face the Yellow Jackets, they will take on four solid teams this weekend.
February 26, 2012 Tech tops Cardinals with two-out walkoff Seniors Holly Thomas and Brooke Basten highlight Tech's 3-2 win over Ball State on Sunday that ended in dramatic fashion. Basten's two-out, bases-loaded single sealed the game after Thomas pitched an eight-strikeout gem.
February 25, 2012 Troy, Belmont squeak by Golden Eagles in Chattanooga The Tennessee Tech softball team rallied for five unanswered runs in its first game of the day, but came up just one run shy both Belmont and Troy on day two of the Frost Classic.
February 24, 2012 Golden Eagles split first day of Frost Classic Tennessee Tech scored in each of the final five innings of its second game of the Frost Classic on Friday to beat Dayton by a score of 8-2 on a windy day in Chattanooga. The Golden Eagles relied on solid pitching and smart base running to earn the victory.
February 22, 2012 Golden Eagles head to Scenic City for Frost Classic The Tennessee Tech softball team has won four of its last five games and looks to carry that momentum into the annual Frost Classic hosted by UT-Chattanooga. The Golden Eagles will face five different teams over the course of the three-day event.
February 19, 2012 Offensive fireworks lead Tech to 9-7 win over Connecticut Sophomore Cassie Garrett had four hits, including two doubles, and was one of five Golden Eagles with multi-hit games as the Tennessee Tech softball team erupted for 15 hits to claim a 9-7 comeback victory over Connecticut Sunday to wrap up play at the Georgia Bulldog Classic.
February 18, 2012 Golden Eagles edge Winthrop in nine innings; UConn game suspended Tennessee Tech rallied late in the game, then overcame a couple of Winthrop rallies that each forced extra innings as the Golden Eagles claimed 5-4 victory Saturday in nine innings in the team's first game of the day at the Bulldog Classic. The game with UConn was suspended in the third inning, and will be resumed Sunday at 11 a.m.
February 17, 2012 Golden Eagles top Buffalo, fall to Georgia on Bulldog Classic opening day Expecting to play just one game Friday, the Tennessee Tech softball team split a pair of games on the first day of action at the University of Georgia Bulldogs Classic. Tech beat Buffalo, 3-0, and fell to Georgia, 6-1.
February 15, 2012 Golden Eagles look to improve record at Georgia Softball Classic The Tennessee Tech softball team travels to Athens, Ga., this weekend to take part in a six-team tournament hosted by No. 14 Georgia. The Golden Eagles are scheduled to play five games in three days, concluding Sunday with a game against the nationally ranked Bulldogs.
February 15, 2012 Former Tech softball star Dallmann selected as Teacher of the Year Former Tennessee Tech softball star Stephanie Dallmann earned plenty of honors during her playing career with the Golden Eagles. This week she received an honor of a different type when she was selected as District Teacher of the Year.
February 12, 2012 Thomas pitches Golden Eagles to season's first win Senior Holly Thomas didn't allow an earned run and got five combined hits from Chanelle Spalding and Kalya Floyd as Tennessee Tech earned a 3-2 victory over Stephen F. Austin early Sunday morning to win the consolation title at the Seminole Classic.
February 11, 2012 Ain't no sunshine: Softball team handed two losses by Florida State The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped two games to host Florida State Saturday in the Seminole Classic in Tallahassee, losing the first by a 5-2 count and the second in an 8-0, six-inning contest.
February 10, 2012 Rebels, 'Jacks top Tech in first day of Seminole Classic The Golden Eagle softball team faced stiff opposition to open its 2012 campaign at the Seminole Classic in Tallahassee, Fla. on Friday. Senior Samantha Everett went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs and several newcomers made their debuts in the purple and gold.
February 9, 2012 Leadership a key to Golden Eagles' return to prominence in '12 Depth looks to be the key ingredient for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles bid for their fifth OVC regular-season title in the last 11 years. The squad returns 13 players from a year ago, providing much-needed experience and leadership.
February 11, 2012 Softball team opens season this weekend at Florida State tourney The Tennessee Tech softball team puts the 2012 season into motion this weekend when it plays at the Seminole Classic in Tallahassee, hosted by Florida State University. Tech meets Ole Miss Friday morning in the season opener.
January 25, 2012 TTU softball schedule begins with four tournaments, features 30 familiar opponents Coach Tory Acheson hopes the Tech softball team’s winning ways against friendly rivals continues in 2012 as his squad embarks on a 57-game slate, including 21 homes games, four early season tournaments and two new opponents.
December 8, 2011 Softball program adds standouts from Tennessee, Virginia and California The Tennessee Tech softball team has been bolstered for the coming years with coach Tory Acheson's recent signing of three high school standouts hailing from Tennessee, California and Virginia.
September 29, 2011 THE BEST: Softball team tops Division I in academics...again For the second time in four years, the Tennessee Tech softball team has been recognized as earning the highest Division I team GPA in the nation. The Golden Eagles posted a combined 3.619 GPA in 2010-11.
September 23, 2011 Golden Eagles lend helping hand to Habitat for Humanity The Tennessee Tech softball team took time out of its fall season to help those in need by participating in Habitat for Humanity's Women's Build 2011. Members of the team came in shifts between classes to work on the home, being built for a single mother.
September 16, 2011 A day in the life of: Golden Eagle pitcher Holly Thomas Ever wonder what the Golden Eagles do when they aren't competing? A new series titled "A Day In The Life Of" gives fans a chance to go behind-the-scenes with student-athletes. The first installment features softball pitcher Holly Thomas.
September 15, 2011 Softball team hosts Chattanooga State in pair Saturday afternoon With 12 new players taking the field this year, Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson has some work to do. So, he's digging in this fall by putting the Golden Eagles into action, including a doubleheader on Saturday.
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August 1, 2011 Golden Eagle softball adds three more signees to roster for 2012 A pair of junior college sluggers from Texas and Tennessee, and an in-state power-hitting high school infielder are Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson’s recent signees who will begin their Golden Eagle careers this year.
June 21, 2011 Melody Christian named softball team MVP; Four others honored Sophomore Melody Christian has been named the Most Valuable Player on the Tennessee Tech softball team for the 2011 season, and four other Golden Eagles have received post-season honors announced by head coach Tory Acheson.
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.
May 8, 2011 Tech falls to UT Martin; knocked out of OVC Tournament The 2011 Tennessee Tech softball season has come to an end as the Golden Eagles fell to UT Martin 1-0, while Murray State defeated Jacksonville State 7-5 to claim the final spot of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament
May 7, 2011 Golden Eagles split with UT Martin; still hold sixth place in OVC standings The Golden Eagles can advance to the OVC Tournament with a win over the Skyhawks, or a Murray State loss at Jacksonville State Sunday
May 6, 2011 Coquerille receives third straight Academic All-District selection Tennessee Tech senior Lacie Coquerille has been named to the Capitol One Academic All-District third-team for District IV. The teams were voted on by the College of Sports Information Directors of America.
May 3, 2011 Golden Eagles head to UT Martin to wrap up regular season With a sweep against Austin Peay under its belt, the Tennessee Tech softball team will head to UT Martin Saturday to wrap up its 2011 regular season
May 1, 2011 Thomas, Gates stymie Lady Govs as Golden Eagles complete the sweep In its final home game of the regular season, the Tennessee Tech softball team made sure it would be a memorable Senior Day, as the Golden Eagles completed its sweep of Austin Peay Sunday, with a 3-0 victory
April 30, 2011 Golden Eagles feast on Lady Gov pitching as Tech takes a pair Behind a combined total of 16 runs, on 16 hits, the Tennessee Tech softball team took the first two games of its three-game series Saturday against the Austin Peay Lady Govs by the scores of 8-2 and 8-0 in five innings
April 30, 2011 Golden Eagles host final home series of the season against Austin Peay Sitting just one win behind Morehead State for the final spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to claw its way up the standings as it hosts its final home series of the season against Austin Peay this weekend
April 28, 2011 Thursday's doubleheader against Belmont canceled Due to unplayable conditions, Thursday's softball doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Belmont has been canceled and will not be made up
April 27, 2011 Tech's softball game against Lipscomb postponed Due to inclement weather, Wednesday's game between Tennessee Tech and Lipscomb has been postponed
April 26, 2011 Tech softball wraps up its non-conference schedule against Lipscomb, Belmont After taking two-of-three games against Morehead State, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to keep things going in non-conference play as they travel to Lipscomb Wednesday, and Belmont Thursday
April 23, 2011 Thomas pitches and powers Tech past Morehead State It was a one woman show in the rubber game of the three-game series between Tennessee Tech and Morehead State, as Holly Thomas delivered both in the circle and at the plate in TTU’s 1-0 victory
April 22, 2011 Golden Eagles split doubleheader with Morehead State With postseason repercussions on the line, the Tennessee Tech softball team split Friday’s doubleheader with Morehead State as it took the first game 7-2, but fell in the nightcap 5-3
April 22, 2011 Friday's softball doubleheader pushed back two hours Due to the weather and field conditions, Tech's doubleheader against Morehead State has been pushed back two hours to 3 p.m. Check in to TTUsports.com for further updates
April 21, 2011 Golden Eagles host crucial series against Morehead State Currently sitting in seventh place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to climb up the standing as it hosts a three-game series Friday against sixth-place Morehead State
April 20, 2011 Gamecocks sweep Golden Eagles The Tennessee Tech softball team fared a little better against Jacksonville State in their second go-around of the season, but it was not enough as the Gamecocks swept the doubleheader by the scores of 3-2 and 8-3
April 19, 2011 Tech softball heads to Jacksonville State for conference doubleheader The Tennessee Tech softball team resumes its Ohio Valley Conference schedule as it travels to Jacksonville State Wednesday, for a crucial doubleheader
April 16, 2011 Golden Eagles grounded in Lexington The Golden Eagles took a pair of tough road losses as it fell to Kentucky 9-0 in five innings and 4-3 in 10 innings
April 16, 2011 Golden Eagles head to Lexington for doubleheader against Kentucky The Tennessee Tech softball team continues its Bluegrass swing Saturday as it travels to Lexington, Ky., for a non-conference doubleheader against the Kentucky Wildcats.
April 14, 2011 Golden Eagle offense struggles as Lady Toppers take the day Despite building a two-run lead, the Tennessee Tech softball team was unable to hold the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers back, as it took the 6-2 loss
April 14, 2011 On deck TODAY: Golden Eagles host Western Kentucky After putting up 10 runs against conference rival Eastern Kentucky, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to keep things rolling as it hosts Western Kentucky today
April 13, 2011 Schmidt’s two home runs power Tech past Eastern Kentucky Three Tennessee Tech long balls proved decisive Wednesday as the Golden Eagle softball team took the season series over Eastern Kentucky with a 10-9 victory in Richmond.
April 12, 2011 Golden Eagles take on Colonels in rubber game for their regular season series The Tennessee Tech softball team begins a seven-game bluegrass swing Wednesday as it heads to Eastern Kentucky
April 10, 2011 Golden Eagles fall in extras to SIU Edwardsville The Golden Eagles road struggles continued as they dropped the third act of their series to SIU Edwardsville 6-5 in eight innings
April 9, 2011 Golden Eagles drop a pair of games at SIU Edwardsville The Tennessee Tech softball team found itself on the short end of some close games Saturday as it lost a pair of games to SIU Edwardsville by the scores of 2-0 and 4-3
April 7, 2011 Jacksonville State downs Tech Jacksonville State’s offense powered its way past Tennessee Tech as it took the 13-2, five-inning victory at the Tech Softball Field
April 5, 2011 Tennessee Tech's scheduled game against East Tennessee State rained out Due to the the bad weather and playing conditions, Tuesday's scheduled softball game between Tennessee Tech and East Tennessee State has been postponed. Check in to TTUsports.com for further updates.
April 4, 2011 Golden Eagles continue OVC at home against Jacksonville State and on the road SIU Edwardsville After getting the short end of the series against Eastern Illinois, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to get back on track as it hosts a single game against Jacksonville State Thursday before traveling to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville this weekend
April 3, 2011 Long ball costs Golden Eagles series against Panthers Three Eastern Illinois home runs and three Tennessee Tech errors cost the Golden Eagles the rubber game of their three-game series as the Panthers took the 6-4 decision.
April 2, 2011 Golden Eagles lose the marathon, but win the sprint as they split with Eastern Illinois Junior Holly Thomas shattered the single-game, innings-pitched record when she tossed all 14 frames in a 3-1 loss Saturday, before the Golden Eagles rebounded for a 2-0 victory over Eastern Illinois in the second game.
April 1, 2011 Saturday's softball games with EIU pushed back one hour The start of Tennessee Tech's softball doubleheader against Eastern Illinois on Saturday has been pushed back one hour to 2 p.m. The second game will follow shortly after the first.
March 31, 2011 Golden Eagles host three-game series against Eastern Illinois Standing at 14-12 on the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to build upon its 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference mark this weekend as it hosts Eastern Illinois in a three-game series, beginning with a doubleheader Saturday.
March 30, 2011 Tech Softball doubleheader against Jacksonville State rescheduled The Tennessee Tech softball team's Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader with Jacksonville State, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been rescheduled for April 20 at 3 p.m.
March 28, 2011 Golden Eagles take on Jacksonville State in conference doubleheader Standing at 14-12 on the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to build upon its 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference mark Wednesday as it travels to Jacksonville State for an OVC doubleheader.
March 27, 2011 Tech splits doubleheader with Murray State Despite the weather, the Tennessee Tech softball team was able to get in a pair of games as it split with the Murray State Racers. Tech took the first game 18-11, while losing the second game in five innings 8-0.
March 26, 2011 Softball Doubleheader Postponed Until Sunday Saturday afternoon's scheduled doubleheader against Tennessee Tech has been suspended due to heavy rain and unplayable field conditions.
March 24, 2011 Four Golden Eagle teams in action this weekend, all on the road Tennessee Tech's baseball, softball, tennis and track & field teams are all in action this weekend, and all on the road. The Golden Eagles will be representing Tech in Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee.
March 22, 2011 Tech softball splits doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky In a hotly contested doubleheader at the Tech softball field, the Golden Eagles found themselves on the right and wrong side on a pair of one-run games against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels.
March 21, 2011 Back at home, Tech takes on Eastern Kentucky After finishing 1-2 on its first Ohio Valley Conference road trip, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to get back on track at home as it welcomes in the Colonels of Eastern Kentucky.
March 20, 2011 Late offense vaults Golden Eagles past Redhawks Chanelle Spalding’s first home run of the season proved to be the deciding factor as Tech avoided the sweep against the Southeast Missouri Redhawks.
March 19, 2011 Tech drops a pair of road contests at Southeast Missouri The Southeast Missouri bats were out in force as they thwarted the Golden Eagles in their first two OVC road contests of the season.
March 15, 2011 Tech gets out the broom as it sweeps Tennessee Wesleyan The Golden Eagle softball team put on a hitting clinic in its non-conference doubleheader against Tennessee Wesleyan, as it earned a pair of five-inning decisions by the scores of 8-0 and 9-1.
March 14, 2011 Tech softball hosts Tennessee Wesleyan; travels to Southeast Missouri After nearly sweeping in-state rival Tennessee State to open Ohio Valley Conference play, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to increase its fortunes as it hosts Tennessee Wesleyan Tuesday, before heading to Southeast Missouri Saturday.
March 13, 2011 Tech softball adds pair of home games against Tennessee Wesleyan The Tennessee Tech softball team has added a pair of home games for Tuesday against Tennessee Wesleyan beginning at 3 p.m.
March 13, 2011 Tigers spoil Tech’s bid for a sweep Just as the previous two games between the softball teams of Tennessee Tech and Tennessee State went, hitting was at a premium. However, it was TSU that came out on top this time as the Tigers dealt the Golden Eagles a 4-1 loss.
March 12, 2011 Pitching and defense hold firm as Tech takes first two against Tennessee State The Golden Eagle softball team did not miss a beat, despite not playing a game during the last week, as it opened it Ohio Valley Conference schedule with a pair of wins against Tennessee State.
March 10, 2011 Golden Eagle softball team begins conference play as it hosts series against Tennessee State After building a 7-7 record to start the season, including a 6-1 record in its last seven games, the Tennessee Tech softball team begins Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend as it hosts a three-game series against Tennessee State.
March 9, 2011 Tech's scheduled game against Western Kentucky postponed Due to poor weather, Tech's scheduled game against Western Kentucky has been postponed.
March 7, 2011 Golden Eagle softball team continues homestand as it hosts a quartet of non-conference opponents After winning its first two home games of the season against Middle Tennessee and NC State, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look for some more home cooking as it continues its 10-game homestand with four games in three days.
March 4, 2011 Remainder of Tech Combat Classic games canceled Due to the rainy weather, the remainder of the Tech Combat Classic has been canceled with no make up days planned.
March 4, 2011 Tech softball opens home schedule with a pair of wins against Middle Tennessee, NC State The Tennessee Tech softball team enjoyed some home cooking as it opened its 2011 home schedule with wins over in-state rival Middle Tennessee and NC State at the Tech Combat Classic.
March 1, 2011 Tech to host 13 games at Tech Combat Classic, Belmont games postponed After compiling a 4-1 record at the Frost Classic, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to keep its fortunes going this week as it hosts the three-day Tech Combat Classic beginning Friday.
February 28, 2011 Gates garners OVC softball Player of the Week honors Tennessee Tech outfielder Kaleigh Gates has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference adidas Softball Player of the Week for her efforts this past week at the Frost Classic. The honor was announced by the OVC office Monday.
February 27, 2011 Three Golden Eagles go yard as Tech crushes East Tennessee State The Tennessee Tech bats were out in force for their final contest of the Frost Classic as the Golden Eagles routed the East Tennessee State Buccaneers.
February 26, 2011 Tech downs Toledo, Northwestern State in day two of Frost Classic The Tennessee Tech softball team appears to have found its groove as it rebounded as it dropped the Toledo Rockets and the Northwestern State Lady Demons. The pair of wins brings the Golden Eagle record to 4-7, including a 3-1 mark in the Frost Classic.
February 25, 2011 Golden Eagles no-hit Jaguars, fall to Panthers in extras Holly Thomas throws second career no-hitter
February 24, 2011 Golden Eagle softball team heads to Chattanooga for Frost Classic After a rough outing at the Sleep Inn Classic in Denton, Texas, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to get back on track as it heads to Chattanooga, Tenn. for the Frost Classic. The three-day tournament begins Friday.
February 20, 2011 Huskers keep Golden Eagle bats in check as Tech falls The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle softball team wrapped up the Sleep Inn Classic with a 6-0 loss to the Nebraska Huskers. In their first meeting two days ago the Huskers beat the Golden Eagles 4-3.
February 19, 2011 Golden Eagles tripped twice by lone run in Lone Star state The Tennessee Tech softball team took a pair of one-run losses Saturday in the second day of the North Texas tournament, falling to Northwestern State 2-1 and the host school, 5-4.
February 18, 2011 Golden Eagle softball team splits first two games of Sleep Inn Classic The Tennessee Tech softball team won one and lost one during its first day of the Sleep Inn Classic Friday. The Golden Eagles earned their first win of the season as they downed Centenary, but took their third one-run loss of the season against Nebraska.
February 16, 2011 Golden Eagle softball team heads to North Texas for the Sleep Inn Classic With the 2011 softball season in full swing, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will head to Denton, Texas this weekend to take part in the Sleep Inn Classic. The three-day tournament begins Friday
February 12, 2011 Pitching the order of the day as Golden Eagles drop two one-run games The Tennessee Tech softball team got a solid pair of pitching performances Saturday, but the Golden Eagles fell twice in one-run games against Syracuse and Georgia State
February 10, 2011 Golden Eagle softball team opens 2011 season at Georgia State Tournament With spring quickly approaching, Tennessee Tech athletic teams will get back to the great outdoors beginning with the Golden Eagle softball team as it opens its 2011 campaign Saturday in Atlanta at the Georgia State Tournament
February 7, 2011 Experienced softball team opens new season Saturday An experienced group of players, including six seniors and five juniors, are ready for the 2011 softball season which begins Saturday for the Golden Eagles in Atlanta.
January 20, 2011 Golden Eagle softball squad picked to finish second in OVC preseason poll The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle softball team was picked to finish in second place in the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference softball race
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.
January 9, 2011 Four tournaments, 23 home games featured in '11 softball schedule An 11-game homestand in March including a tournament with a challenging field, a new wrinkle in the OVC race, 23 home contests and several NCAA Tournament opponents highlight Tennessee Tech’s 2011 softball schedule, announced this week by head coach Tory Acheson.
December 14, 2010 Golden Eagle softball inks four players from three time zones Tennessee Tech softball head coach Tory Acheson has announced the signing of four players for the 2012 season.
November 30, 2010 Some space still open for Softball Holiday Mini Camp Dec. 28-29 A few spaces remain for Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson's annual Holiday Mini Camp. The camp will take place December 28-29 at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville.
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 9, 2010 TTU Sports Hall of Fame to add softall pitcher Brandy Henry During just two seasons in a Golden Eagle softball uniform, pitcher Brandy Henry Kleeman made an indelible mark on the Tennessee Tech program. Friday evening she will be inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame as part of Homecoming festivities on campus.
October 19, 2010 Coquerille, Harris and Thatcher to represent Tech at NCAA Forum The inaugural NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum will take place this week in Orlando, Fla., and Tennessee Tech will send softball player Lacie Coquerille, Lloyd Harris from the tennis team.
October 7, 2010 Tech softball team ranks seventh in the classroom in all of Division I With one player earning a Cosida Academic All-District award, 17 members of the team on the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll-including three Medal of Honor winners-and a total of 41 additions to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at Tech one could safely say that the Tennessee Tech softball team has been excelling in the classroom.
September 18, 2010 Softball sets dates for annual Holiday Mini Camp Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson has set the dates for the team's annual Holiday Mini Camp. The camp will take place December 28-29 at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville.
August 9, 2010 Purple Pride Caravan visits Gainesboro Tuesday afternoon The Purple Pride Caravan will head to Jackson County Tuesday afternoon to visit neighboring Gainesboro. The event is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sav-a-lot store. Basketball coach Mike Sutton and softball coach Tory Acheson will be featured.
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.
May 1, 2010 Softball washed out; Saturday doubleheader moved to Sunday The doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been moved to Sunday due to inclement weather.
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 25, 2010 Golden Eagles keep tourney hopes alive, sweep two at Morehead The Tennessee Tech softball team made a huge stride into locking up a spot in the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference championship tournament Sunday, beating Morehead State by scores of 3-1 and 7-3.
April 24, 2010 Softball suspended at Morehead After falling to the Eagles in the first game by a score of 6-4, the Tennessee Tech softball team is forced to wait until Sunday to conclude game two which was suspended during the second inning. In the bottom of the second, Morehead State has runners on first and second with no outs and the game is scoreless.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
June 10, 2009 Coquerille, Thomas headline softball team awards for 09 Sophomore Lacie Coquerille and freshman Holly Thomas earned the top honors when Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson announced the Golden Eagle softball team awards for 2009.
May 9, 2009 Golden Eagles battle to the finish, but fall in OVC to UT-Martin, 4-2 UT Martin managed just an unearned run and three hits Saturday morning, but all three cleared the fences for solo home runs as Tennessee Tech was eliminated from the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
May 8, 2009 Techs Lacie Coquerille named second-team Academic All-District Tennessee Techs Lacie Coquerille has been named to the 2009 CoSIDA Academic All-District IV second team, one of four players from the Ohio Valley Conference recognized. The CoSIDA Academic All-America program is sponsored by ESPN The Magazine.
May 8, 2009 Three RBI from Gates lifts Tech to 5-2 upset over No. 1 JSU Tennessee Tech stunned No. 1 seed Jacksonville State, 5-2, in the final game of the day Thursday at the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, sending the Golden Eagles into the winners bracket final tomorrow against Southeast Missouri at 3 p.m.
May 7, 2009 Tech falls behind early, drops OVC tourney contest to SEMO, 7-1 Red-hot Southeast Missouri struck quickly Friday afternoon, scoring three times in the top of the first and twice more in the second, then rode its advantage to a 7-1 victory over Tennessee Tech in the winner's bracket final of the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference softball tournament.
April 29, 2009 Schmissrauter throws perfect game, Tech run-rules a pair
April 26, 2009 Tech falls to Skyhawks in crucial OVC contest
April 24, 2009 Tech falls to Tigers on 3-run walk-off double
April 19, 2009 Gamecocks complete sweep of Golden Eagles
April 18, 2009 Jacksonville State run-rules Tech twice
April 15, 2009 Tech takes two from Belmont in non-conference contests
April 12, 2009 Golden Eagles fall twice on senior day to Eastern Illinois
April 5, 2009 Gates hits homer as Tech falls to Eagles
April 5, 2009 Cummings goes long, Leff scores a pair
April 2, 2009 Tech falls at home to Western Kentucky
April 1, 2009 Tech falls to UTEP under cloudy skies
March 24, 2009 Schmissrauter named OVC Pitcher of the Week
March 20, 2009 Thomas throws no-hitter, Schmissrauter tosses shutout
March 17, 2009 Thomas goes long again, Schmissrauter throws two-hitter
March 15, 2009 Tech routs Colonels 13-1, Schmissrauter gets birthday win
March 10, 2009 Schmidt, Gates go yard as Tech splits pair at Lipscomb
March 7, 2009 Acheson gets 700th with 8-1 win over Ohio; Tech falls in second game, 12-1 to Louisville
February 28, 2009 Golden Eagles down Sacred Heart, lose in extra frames to Missouri State
February 21, 2009 Tech blanked by BYU in final game at Cathedral City Classic
February 21, 2009 Golden Eagles rally late, but lose another in seventh inning, 4-3
February 15, 2009 Golden Eagles top Kennesaw twice, claim third place at Owls' tourney
February 13, 2009 Golden Eagles handed pair of losses in Kennesaw State Tournament
February 12, 2009 Tory Acheson to be inducted into Wisconsin Fastpitch Hall of Fame
February 12, 2009 Golden Eagle softball team faces more challenges at Kennesaw Tournament
February 9, 2009 Cummings, Schmissrauter lead Tech to 3-1 win over Chattanooga
February 7, 2009 Golden Eagles fall twice in Chattanooga to open season
February 7, 2009 Golden Eagles rout No. 20 Hokies; down Maine in afternoon cap, 5-3
January 29, 2009 Softball schedule packed with ranked foes, five tournaments, another tough OVC lineup
January 21, 2009 Golden Eagles picked second in 2009 OVC softball race
December 11, 2008 Tech's Acheson inks four to Golden Eagle softball roster
December 8, 2008 Golden Eagle softball to hold holiday mini camp
October 7, 2008 Golden Eagles pick up two wins in home fall tournament
October 1, 2008 Tech softball team posts best grades in all of Division I
August 19, 2008 Acheson adds Callie Schmidt, Stacy Dampf to softball team
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.