2012 Golden Eagle Headlines

April 28, 2013
Current and former Golden Eagles part of Tech Soccer Alumni Day
A rainy day couldn't damper the mood on a great event for the Tennessee Tech soccer team as the Golden Eagles hosted its Alumni Day Saturday afternoon. Several former members of the Tech club returned for a game against current players as well as a lunch and social time.

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 10, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer team prepping for Alumni Day
With just one more spring contest left on the schedule, the Tennessee Tech soccer team has begun to shift its focus towards its alumni day. Scheduled for Saturday, April 27, an alumni match and cookout/gathering highlight the day's events as every alumni of the Tech women's soccer program is encouraged to come out.

April 4, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer team to wrap up spring with three home contests
The Tennessee Tech soccer team will host the first of three home contests as part of its spring schedule, welcoming Cumberland University to the Tech Soccer Field Saturday afternoon or a 1 p.m. CDT bout.

March 12, 2013
Tech soccer team heads toward 2013 spring schedule
As the weather slowly turns warmer and calmer, the Tennessee Tech soccer team continues its push toward the 2013 season, announcing its spring schedule. Five games make up the list, including the team's alumni game.

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.

February 12, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer team announces 2012 team awards
The Tennessee Tech soccer team announced its team awards Tuesday morning, honoring those players that made irreplacable contributions to the squad during the 2012 season.

February 6, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer welcomes class of nine, adds depth across the board
It's the dawn of a new era for the Tennessee Tech soccer program, as coach Daniel Brizard has announced the signing of nine recruits for the 2013 season.

January 8, 2013
NSCAA honors Golden Eagle soccer team with another Academic Award
The Tennessee Tech women's soccer team is once again in the national spotlight for academic success, as it has been awarded the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award for the 2011-12 academic year. It marks the third consecutive year the Golden Eagles have received the honor.

November 24, 2012
Golden Eagle Jordan Brown selected to prestigious national goalkeeping camp
Tennessee Tech freshman goalkeeper Jordan Brown received national recognition this November, receiving an invite to the U.S. Goalkeeping National Training Camp in Chula Vista, Calif. From Dec. 7-10.

October 31, 2012
Golden Eagles' Iaciofano named to 2012 All-OVC Second Team
Tennessee Tech junior forward Ellie Iaciofano has been selected to the 2012 All-OVC Second Team. Iaciofano led the Golden Eagle soccer team in both goals and points and tied for the lead in assists.

October 30, 2012
Tennessee Tech soccer team shares in story time at NE Elementary
Even though their 2012 season ended Sunday afternoon and they had no practice the following morning, the members of the Tennessee Tech soccer team passed on their first chance to sleep in in months to read stories to the students of Northeast Elementary School Monday morning.

October 28, 2012
OVC champion UT Martin takes down Golden Eagles in regular season finale
The Tennessee Tech soccer team wrapped up its regular season Sunday afternoon, taking on the Ohio Valley Conference champion UT Martin Skyhawks in Martin, Tenn.

October 26, 2012
Golden Eagles ready for OVC playoff push
The Tennessee Tech soccer team will wrap up its regular season schedule this weekend when it hosts Southeast Missouri and travels to face Ohio Valley Conference leader UT Martin. The Golden Eagles are fighting for their playoff lives, trying to earn one of just six postseason berths to the OVC Tournament.

October 26, 2012
SEMO ends playoff hopes for Golden Eagles in 5-1 win
The Tennessee Tech soccer team was mathematically eliminated from earning a playoff spot Friday afternoon, losing to Southeast Missouri 5-1 in its final home match of the season.

October 21, 2012
Golden Eagles complete comeback, take down Murray State 2-1
The Tennessee Tech soccer team kept themselves in the hunt for a playoff spot in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Sunday, defeating Murray State 2-1 to grab its third conference victory of the season.

October 19, 2012
Soccer team ready for OVC stretch run
With just four games remaining in the 2012 regular season, the Tennessee Tech soccer team is looking to bounce back from a tough overtime home loss to Belmont on Sunday and make a push towards getting back to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.

October 19, 2012
Austin Peay dismisses Golden Eagles 2-0 under the lights
The Tennessee Tech soccer team couldn't duplicate its stellar first half performance Friday night, when it blanked one of the most potent offenses in the Ohio Valley Conference in Austin Peay. The Governors bounced back in the second half with two goals to pull off the home victory under the lights.

October 14, 2012
Golden Eagles face Belmont as OVC foe for first time
The Tennessee Tech soccer team will look to even its Ohio Valley Conference record to 3-3 this weekend when it hosts the Bruins of Belmont University. The match, which will take place at the Tech Soccer Field on Sunday, is slated to begin at 2 p.m. CT.

October 14, 2012
Belmont completes comeback over Golden Eagles in overtime
The Tennessee Tech soccer team took on the newest addition to the Ohio Valley Conference Sunday afternoon, falling to the Belmont Bruins 2-1 in overtime. The Golden Eagles kept the Bruins at bay for over 74 minutes before Belmont finally broke through and scored two unanswered goals to pull off the come-from-behind win.

October 7, 2012
Colonels stop Golden Eagle attack, win 2-0 in OVC battle
The Tennessee Tech soccer team fought a hard battle Sunday afternoon, forcing the second place Colonels of EKU to bring everything they had into play. The Golden Eagle attack turned on the pressure, but Eastern Kentucky walked away with a 2-0 OVC win.

October 5, 2012
Soccer team travels north for OVC road test in Kentucky
The Tennessee Tech soccer team will make its way north this weekend for a pair of Ohio Valley Conference match-ups and look to bounce back from a tough 3-2 OT loss to Eastern Illinois on senior day this past Sunday.

October 5, 2012
Golden Eagles shine under the lights at Morehead State
The Tennessee Tech soccer team started its Kentucky road-trip on a high note Friday evening, grabbing a 1-0 victory over the Eagles of Morehead State under the lights of Jacobs Field. The Golden Eagles held strong under a late barrage of goals to nab their second OVC victory of the year.

October 4, 2012
Getting to know Golden Eagle senior Kerri Reid
Golden Eagle fans, take a moment to Get To Know senior soccer player Kerri Reid, and see how well two teammates know her.

September 30, 2012
Panthers ground the Golden Eagles in OT thriller 3-2
The Tennessee Tech soccer team played to a bittersweet tune Sunday afternoon. While there was much celebration in the air for the Golden Eagles annual senior day match, the day ultimately ended on a low note as the EIU Panthers won in overtime 3-2.

September 28, 2012
Golden Eagles to host senior weekend with pair of OVC match-ups
The Tennessee Tech soccer team will wrap up its three-game home stand this weekend when it welcomes SIU Edwardsville and Eastern Illinois to town during the Golden Eagles’ annual senior weekend.

September 28, 2012
Golden Eagles thwart SIUE 1-0 behind brilliant defensive effort
The Tennessee Tech soccer team grabbed its first Ohio Valley Conference victory of the season Friday afternoon, taking down the Cougars of SIU Edwardsville 1-0 with an impressive defensive effort.

September 23, 2012
Tech athletics volunteers for the cure
Different teams all converged onto Tech's campus for one common cause, breast cancer. Golden Eagle volleyball, basketball and soccer all participated in "Pink" events Sunday in preparation for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.

September 23, 2012
Golden Eagles open OVC play against Jacksonville State
The Tennessee Tech soccer team will begin its hunt for an Ohio Valley Conference championship on Sunday when it hosts Jacksonville State in its OVC opener. The match is set to begin at 1 p.m. CT on the Tech soccer field.

September 23, 2012
Golden Eagles' comeback falls short in OVC opener
The Tennessee Tech soccer team opened its Ohio Valley Conference schedule Sunday afternoon, falling just short in its comeback attempt in a 2-1 loss to Jacksonville State.

September 20, 2012
Tech athletics will "Think Pink" on Sunday
Several teams will be involved in this weekends Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Soccer will also be hosting its annual Think Pink game as Breast Cancer awareness month draws near.

September 20, 2012
Fantastic fan support leads to new soccer fan section for Tech
After three home matches that have seen the attendance rise from 157 to 397, the Tennessee Tech soccer team has decided to reward its fans for their support with a section all their own.

September 17, 2012
Tech soccer match at Lipscomb canceled due to rain
The Tennessee Tech soccer team's Monday evening match against Lipscomb was canceled Monday morning due to ongoing rain that made field conditions unplayable. The team will not reschedule its final non-conference match.

September 16, 2012
Soccer team “Steps Out” against diabetes, helps with annual walk
The Tennessee Tech soccer team continued its presence in the community on Sunday, volunteering at the American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk. The event was the second community service activity in two days for the Golden Eagles.

September 16, 2012
Golden Eagles wrap up non-conference play at Lipscomb
The Tennessee Tech soccer team will travel to Nashville, Tenn. on Monday to conclude its non-conference schedule against the Lady Bisons of Lipscomb in a 7 p.m. CT tilt.

September 15, 2012
Soccer volunteers at Northeast Elementary BBQ and Carnival
Every year the Parent Teacher Organization of Northeast Elementary throws a BBQ and Carnival to raise funds for the school. This year the parents received a welcomed break from working the carnival from the willing volunteers of the Tech soccer team.

September 9, 2012
Western Carolina scores late, upends Golden Eagles 1-0
The Tennessee Tech soccer team found itself in the middle of a defensive battle Sunday afternoon, playing Western Carolina to a stalemate for 77 minutes before the Catamounts nabbed a late goal to take the win.

September 7, 2012
Soccer team hosts in-state rival MTSU, visits Western Carolina
As the Tennessee Tech soccer team creeps closer to its Ohio Valley Conference schedule, the last thing on the team’s mind is just that. The Golden Eagles know they can’t afford to look past this weekend’s matches against Middle Tennessee and Western Carolina.

September 7, 2012
Golden Eagles' comeback not enough in 3-2 loss to MTSU
The Tennessee Tech soccer team came up short in its comeback attempt against the Blue Raiders of Middle Tennessee Friday afternoon, falling in a roller coaster of a match 3-2.

September 7, 2012
Soccer continues to make difference as volunteers at Parkview Elementary
For over two years now, the Tennessee Tech soccer team has been heavily involved and dedicated in the Cookeville community, working at a number of events and providing several volunteer efforts toward community service.

September 2, 2012
Tech soccer shows character in 2-0 loss to #10 Missouri
The Tennessee Tech soccer team went into Columbia Sunday afternoon expecting to be pushed to the limit by the #10 ranked Missouri Tiger offense, and it was. But after a 90-minute barrage of 34 shot attempts by the Tigers, the Golden Eagles walked away allowing only two goals.

August 31, 2012
Golden Eagles set to host Northern Kentucky, face #10/#18 Mizzou on the road
After a weekend of tough matches against High Point and Davidson that ended with a 0-1-1 record, the Tennessee Tech soccer team will look rebound this weekend as it hosts Northern Kentucky and travels to face #10/#18 ranked Missouri.

August 31, 2012
Golden Eagles soar to 3-2 victory behind offensive assault
The Tennessee Tech soccer team offense may need to be registered as a lethal weapon following the Golden Eagles 3-2 win over Northern Kentucky Friday evening.

August 29, 2012
Golden Eagle football, volleyball and soccer digital guides available online and for download
Tennessee Tech fans can now browse through the 2012 digital guides for Golden Eagle football, volleyball and soccer. The digital guides are available for browsing online, or can be downloaded for fans to print their own copies.

August 26, 2012
Davidson scores early, wins 2-0 despite nine Brown saves
The Tennessee Tech soccer team, which has scored in the first six minutes of its previous two matches, had the tables turned on it Sunday afternoon when Davidson scored in the sixth minute and defeated the Golden Eagles 2-0.

August 24, 2012
Golden Eagles draw with High Point after two overtimes
Following an opening weekend that left them with both win and a loss, the Tennessee Tech soccer team fought to 1-1 tie with the Panthers of High Point Friday night under the lights of Vert Stadium.

August 22, 2012
Golden Eagle soccer wraps up three-game road trip in North Carolina
The Tennessee Tech soccer team, which travels east this weekend for a pair of matches against High Point and Davidson, will look to keep its momentum from Sunday’s win over UT-Chattanooga rolling.

August 21, 2012
Meloff named adidas® OVC Offensive Player of the Week
Just one week into the 2012 season, the Tennessee Tech soccer team has already made headlines. Senior forward Andrea Meloff was named Tuesday as the adidas® OVC Offensive Player of the Week.

August 19, 2012
Iaciofano celebrates birthday with Golden Eagles’ 2-0 win
Tennessee Tech’s junior forward Ellie Iaciofano had never experienced a birthday quite like Sunday’s as she recorded a goal and an assist in leading the Golden Eagles to their first win of the season over UT-Chattanooga.

August 17, 2012
Golden Eagles drop season opener at home to ETSU 2-0
The Tennessee Tech soccer team dropped its regular season opening match against East Tennessee State Friday afternoon 2-0, despite matching the Lady Bucs with 13 shots throughout the match.

August 16, 2012
Tech soccer to kick off regular season with home opener vs ETSU
Only six days after defeating Tennessee Wesleyan 8-0 in a preseason exhibition, the Tennessee Tech soccer team will open its regular season Friday when it hosts the Buccaneers of East Tennessee State.

August 14, 2012
Golden Eagle soccer team volunteers at After Dark - Race for the Park 8K
The Tennessee Tech soccer team got back to its helpful ways over the weekend by volunteering at the fifth annual After Dark – Race for the Park 8K and Kids for the Park 1 Mile Fun Run.

August 12, 2012
Soccer gets the ball rolling with 8-0 exhibition win at Tennessee Wesleyan
The Tennessee Tech soccer program wrote a perfect ending to its preseason Saturday as the team exploded for eight goals in a shutout of the Bulldogs of Tennessee Wesleyan.

August 8, 2012
Tech soccer to prepare for season with weekend exhibition
With just a little over a week left until the regular season begins, the Tennessee Tech soccer team will continue their preseason regimen with an exhibition match against Tennessee Wesleyan on Saturday.

August 8, 2012
Golden Eagle soccer team cleans up City Lake Park
With just four days until its first live-game action of the fall, the Tennessee Tech soccer team made a slight change in its usual preseason schedule by volunteering to clean up City Lake Park on Wednesday.

July 29, 2012
Soccer outlook: Senior laden Golden Eagle team opens camp Thursday
Tennessee Tech soccer coach Daniel Brizard welcomes his team to campus Wednesday to begin preparations for the 2012 season. Eight seniors will lead the Golden Eagles. who begin play with an exhibition match on Aug. 11.

July 16, 2012
Brizard announces 2012 Golden Eagle soccer schedule
The Tennessee Tech women’s soccer slate for the fall of 2012 is comprised of 20 contests including one exhibition match. The Golden Eagles will journey throughout the Midwest to face their foes.