COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As the Tennessee Tech softball team enters its final scheduled weekend of the regular season, the Golden Eagles find themselves in a must-win situation.
And with Southeast Missouri and UT Martin coming to town this weekend, it’s not going to be an easy task.
The Golden Eagles entertain SEMO on Friday for a doubleheader starting at 4 p.m., then the Skyhawks on Sunday for a 1 p.m. start with Senior Day festivities beforehand.
Both doubleheaders will be streamed on ESPN+ with Dylan Vazzano providing the call. Admission to all games at the Tech Softball Field is free.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships just two weeks away, Tennessee Tech track and field will undergo its final preparative step this weekend when it travels to Louisville for the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational.
The Friday-Saturday meet will be held at UL’s Track and Soccer Stadium inside Cardinal Park, with the first TTU athletes competing at 3 p.m. CT Friday afternoon and 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team is back in Cookeville this weekend for a three-game, Ohio Valley Conference series, playing host to in-state rival Belmont beginning with a 4:00 p.m. CT contest Friday.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It was a tough day for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Wednesday as the Golden Eagles couldn’t find a way to slow down Austin Peay.
The Governors took both ends of the doubleheader, winning 10-0 in game one, then 8-1 in game two.
In both games combined, the Golden Eagles (18-23, 8-10 Ohio Valley Conference) were held to seven total hits – two in the first game, five in the night cap. Beth McCulley and Jessie Lowery were the only Tech players to hit safely in game one, while Gabby LaSala was 2-for-3 in the second, with Alexis Trimiar, Haeli Bryson and Hannah Richter also picking up base knocks.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – For the second time this outdoor season, Tennessee Tech track and field standouts Khemani Roberts and Purity Sanga reeled in a sweep of the Ohio Valley Conference Athlete of the Week awards. Released by the league office Wednesday, Roberts clinched her third Field Athlete of the Week honor of the outdoor season, while Sanga took home Track Athlete of the Week for the second time.
Roberts turned heads on the national scale with her second-place heptathlon performance at the Virginia Challenge. Her score of 5,482 points is the best in TTU history, surpassing the previous mark of 5,353 points that she also held. The total ranks eighth on the NCAA Division I East Outdoor Qualifying List and 21st on the NCAA Division I Combined List, and tops the OVC Outdoor Performance List by a whopping 693 points.
RALEIGH, N.C. – With one swing of the bat, history was made twice in Raleigh, N.C. Tuesday night, as All-American Kevin Strohschein cemented his place among the best to ever play in the Ohio Valley Conference.
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team closed out the 2018-19 season in a tie for fifth place at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships Tuesday afternoon, turning in the team’s best showing of the event with a 285.
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team saw some improvement on its second day of the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, but still fell back a spot in the rankings heading into the final round of action at the Fighting Joe course at The Shoals.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team hits the road for a pair of Atlantic Coast Conference match-ups in the midweek, first visiting No. 14 nationally ranked NC State on Tuesday for a 5:00 p.m. CT tilt in Raleigh, N.C.
UPDATE (4/22/19, 8:20 a.m.) -- The doubleheader has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 24, at 2 p.m. Admission is free.
UPDATE (4/19/19, 8 a.m.) -- With the forecast continuing to show rain all day, the Tech-Austin Peay softball doubleheader has been postponed. A make-up date is in the process of being set and will be announced soon.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Due to expected inclement weather in the Cookeville area, tomorrow's scheduled softball doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Austin Peay has been pushed up to a 1 p.m. CT start at Tech Softball Field.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech freshman Bryce Beeler was selected to the All-Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer Team Sunday evening at the league's annual Awards Dinner as part of the OVC Championships.
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team completed the first round of action at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships on the Fighting Joe course at The Shoals Sunday late afternoon, ranking seventh among the 11 teams in competition.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Khemani Roberts and Purity Sanga continued their impressive outdoor seasons for Tennessee Tech track and field, as Roberts reset her own program mark in the heptathlon, and Sanga added another No. 1 time to her Ohio Valley Conference resume on Saturday at the Virginia Challenge.
Following an outstanding first day that saw her score 3,353 points over four events, Roberts responded with 2,129 points over the final three on Saturday for a new Tech record 5,482. Roberts took second place out of 17 entrants with that total, and finished just 199 points behind the winner, Jordan Gray of Kennesaw State.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's golf team has an Ohio Valley Conference title in mind as it heads for Muscle Shoals, Ala. and the OVC Championships. Taking place on the Fighting Joe course at The Shoals, play will run from Sunday, Apr. 21 through Tuesday, Apr. 23.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Another spectacular day with the bats propelled the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a pair of victories Friday, as the Golden Eagles swept a doubleheader with Southeast Missouri at Capaha Filed, winning by scores of 9-3 and 13-8.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – While it was only a small contingent of Golden Eagles competing on Friday at the Virginia Challenge, the group certainly left its mark. Raven Smith took second place with an outdoor-school-record triple jump, and heptathlete Khemani Roberts sits in second place after four events, keyed by a school record and victory in the high jump and another victory in the 200 meters.
Smith soared 12.46 meters (40 feet, 10 1/2 inches) on the second of her six-jump series to reset her own outdoor program record and notch the runner-up finish. The mark was almost three inches better than her previous standard in the Tech record book, a 12.39-meter jump (40-7 1/2) from last year’s Ohio Valley Conference Championships.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Inside a sold-out, jam-packed and lavishly decorated banquet hall at Cookeville’s Quality Inn, family members, ardent supporters and Tennessee Tech Athletics staff joined the Golden Eagle women’s basketball team to celebrate the its exciting, revitalizing 2018-19 season, and reflect on the numerous accomplishments therein.
Following a high-energy, wedding-style introduction of each team member, an invocation from senior forward Lacy Cantrell and a season recap from head coach Kim Rosamond, the event moved to its highly-anticipated awards presentation segment.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Due to inclement weather in the Cape Girardeau, Mo. area, tonight's scheduled baseball game between Tennessee Tech and Southeast Missouri has been postponed until Friday, Apr. 19 at 11 a.m. CT. at Capaha Field.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With just two weeks remaining in the Tennessee Tech softball team’s regular-season schedule – potentially three if the weather forces any postponements to the Ohio Valley Conference’s built-in make-up week – the Golden Eagles are clinging on to a spot in the postseason tournament.
And Tech (18-21, 8-8 OVC) can help its cause in a big way on Friday, weather permitting, should it take two from Austin Peay (23-17, 8-4 OVC). Game time is scheduled for a 4 p.m. start. The games will be broadcast on ESPN+ (subscription required) with Dylan Vazzano providing the call.
The Governors have split its last six contests, alternating wins and losses against Jacksonville State, Murray State and Southeast Missouri in the last two weeks. APSU had a pair of games scheduled at UT Martin last week, but rain washed those out and those have been added to the make-up week, along with a pair of games at SIUE.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Five Tennessee Tech track and field athletes will be back in action following a week off from competition, as Na’Scottisha Drummond, Khemani Roberts, Purity Sanga, Raven Smith and Ceirra Tate have all met the marks to be invited to this weekend’s Virginia Challenge.
The two-day meet, which perennially hosts some of the nation’s top talent, will be held at the University of Virginia’s Lannigan Field on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For eight innings, the game was clearly in control of the pitchers.
It wasn’t until the ninth inning that either team was able to dent the scoreboard, but Western Kentucky had all the runs it needed with a two-run home run in the top of the second extra frame.
WKU added two more in the frame before the Golden Eagles had their chance, taking a 4-1 victory on Wednesday to pick up its 30th win of the season.
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech women’s golf team concluded the 2018-19 season with a sixth place finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships Wednesday afternoon after three rounds of action at the Schoolmaster Course at the Shoals.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Newly minted Tennessee Tech men’s basketball head coach John Pelphrey announced the first additions to his staff with the hiring of Alex Fain as an assistant coach and Blake Gray as the director of basketball operations.