EVANSVILLE, Ind. – With just one week before his first (exhibition) contest in the Hooper Eblen Center and two weeks before his first official game at the head of the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball program, Coach John Pelphrey was on hand for the media in Evansville, Ind. as part of the 2019-20 Ohio Valley Conference Media Day.
KENNESAW, Ga. – Just one more round remains for the Tennessee Tech men’s golf team in the fall portion of the 2019-20 campaign after the Golden Eagles knocked out the first 36 holes of the Pinetree Intercollegiate Monday.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Halloween is just around the corner and that means it’s also time for Purple Palooza.
The 2019 edition will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at the Hooper Eblen Center, starting at 5 p.m. with trick-or-treating on the concourse. Bring out your best costumes as Tech teams, student groups and community sponsors will hand out candy to all the little spooks and ghouls.
The event format will also be different this season as the night continues at 6 p.m. as the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team hosts the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) in an exhibition contest. The Golden Eagle men’s team will take on Bryan College in an exhibition following at approximately 8 p.m.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The fall season finale has already arrived for the Tennessee Tech men’s golf team, which will close out the first half of the 2019-20 campaign with a trip to Kennesaw, Ga. for the Pinetree Intercollegiate starting Monday, Oct. 21.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Tennessee Tech volleyball bounced back against the SIUE Cougars, earning a 3-1 victory and ending their five-straight conference win streak on Saturday at the First Community Arena at the Vadalabene Center.
MURRAY, Ky. – The Tennessee Tech cross country teams closed out their regular season on Friday at the Murray State Open at Miller Memorial Golf Course, as both Ababu Mohamed and Nancy Jesang claimed top-place finishes in both races and the women’s team earned a runner-up finish.
CHARLESTON, Ill. – It took 110 minutes on Friday, and even though the Tennessee Tech women’s soccer team struck first on Friday against Eastern Illinois, the Panthers quickly evened the match back up and the score stayed knotted through the second overtime session, a 1-1 tie.
The Golden Eagles extend their unbeaten streak to four games as they improve to 6-5-5, 4-1-3 in Ohio Valley Conference play.
“It was a close, hard-fought game and I couldn’t be prouder of our effort,” said Tech head coach Steve Springthorpe. “It went back and forth through the first half, but we played well in the second half. I really liked our intensity as we were focused and attempted to get things going.
“While we didn’t come away with the win, we are coming home with a point, which is crucial as we’re coming down the stretch in OVC play and for tournament seeding.”
It was the worst of times. It was the best of times. Although the Dickensian attributes may seem a bit cliché, for the Tennessee Tech football team, the last four years have certainly seen its share of ups and downs.
Senior linebacker Aderick Moore knows that much for sure.
As he powers through his final campaign with the Golden Eagles, he’s trying to head the team into the positive side of the equation – the team’s 4-3 start this season already showing much improvement over the past two years.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After a phenomenal 2018-19 campaign, Tennessee Tech women’s basketball was tabbed to finish second in the 2019-20 Ohio Valley Conference Media poll, announced by the league office on Friday. The Golden Eagles received a total of 156 points in the poll.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tech cross country will participate in its fourth and final meet of the regular season Friday as they compete in the Murray State Open on Friday, October 18 at the Miller Memorial Golf Course. The race serves as the last primer before the OVC Championships.
The Tennessee Tech soccer team prepares for a swift stretch on the road, as the Golden Eagles travel to Eastern Illinois for a Friday showdown with the Panthers in the club’s only clash of the weekend.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - Don’t miss Tennessee Tech baseball’s second annual Home Run Derby on Saturday, October 26 at Quillen Field/Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex. Members of the Tech baseball team will participate in a home run derby in an effort to help raise funds for Golden Eagle baseball. Last year the event raised almost $36,000 and this year the team has set an impressive goal of $50,000.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech student-athletes posted impressive scores in the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) and Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) reports, released Wednesday afternoon by the NCAA. Tech has not only maintained a high level of success in the school's graduation rates overall, the student-athlete graduation rates continue to rank higher than those for the general TTU student body.
KETTERING, Ohio. – Improved play on day two led the Tennessee Tech women’s golf team up a position on the leaderboard to close out the Dayton Flyer Invitational Tuesday afternoon, finishing seventh overall among the 14 teams in competition at the North Course of the NCR Country Club.
DICKSON, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team saved its best round for last at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate Tuesday afternoon, completing day two of action at Greystone Golf Club in Dickson, Tenn.
The Tennessee Tech soccer team made it a clean sweep en route to a piece of program history Tuesday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles claimed all three Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week awards following a big weekend that featured a pair of conference wins for the purple and gold.
KETTERING, Ohio – Round one of the Dayton Flyer Invitational came to a close Monday afternoon, as the Tennessee Tech women’s golf team wrapped up the first 18 holes of action at the NCR Country Club in eighth place among the 14 teams in competition.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech soccer team continued its roll of late, as the Golden Eagles used a first-half score and a lights out defensive effort to notch a 1-0 win at Jacksonville State Sunday afternoon for the club’s third consecutive victory.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women’s golf team concludes its stretch of three straight weekends of action with a trip north for the Dayton Flyer Invitational at NCR Country Club beginning Monday, Oct. 14.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For the second week in-a-row, the Tennessee Tech men’s golf team will stay in the state of Tennessee for its next competition, taking part in the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate in Dickson, Tenn. beginning Monday, Oct. 14.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – To build success, sometimes there must be some growing pains.
Saturday night was one of those times.
UT Martin came into Tucker Stadium and scored 48 straight points before the Tennessee Tech football team dented the scoreboard. As the final quarter wound down, the Golden Eagles added two touchdowns to keep from going empty-handed.
The Skyhawks ended the game 55-14 victors, improving to 3-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference, 4-2 overall. Tech enters its open date with a 4-3 record, 1-2 in the league.
Behind three goals, a career-high nine saves by Isabelle Austin and an overall stout defensive effort by the purple and gold, the Tennessee Tech soccer team accomplished a feat seen just four times over the last four years combined.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Following last week’s 43-37 double-overtime loss to Football Championship Subdivision No. 23 Southeast Missouri, the loss was tough for the Tennessee Tech football team, but one couldn’t help but feel optimistic for the rest of the season.
After all, the Golden Eagles had literally stood toe-to-toe with one of the favorites to win the Ohio Valley Conference championship and had a play here or there gone another way, could have seen the result come out the other way.
Needless to say, the loss helped build confidence within the Golden Eagles. Through their work last season and this year to this point, Tech has shown itself to be a contender in the Ohio Valley, but its work is far, far from finished.
The Golden Eagles will have to prove that this week as they host UT Martin Saturday night at Tucker Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:05 p.m.
With the regular season down to its final three weeks, and half of the OVC slate in the rearview mirror, the Tennessee Tech soccer team is set for a pair of crucial conference clashes over the weekend.