Athletics News

  • Hodnett's career night gives Burton first TU win, 73-62 at Lander
    November 14, 2018
    GREENWOOD, S.C. --- Caleb Hodnett scored a career-high 21 points and matched his career best with 13 rebounds as Tusculum University defeated Lander University 73-62 in men's basketball action Wednesday night at Finis Horne Arena.
  • Louis named SAC Defensive Freshman of the Year, Nine Pioneers named to All-SAC football team
    November 14, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Ten (10) Tusculum University student-athletes have been honored with the release of the 2018 South Atlantic Conference Football Awards announced league officials Wednesday.
  • Charkoutsakis, Wilson named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    November 12, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University defender Georgios Charkoutsakis and guard Sydney Wilson have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week.
  • Josh Ealy named Tusculum Director of Athletic Development
    November 12, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Josh Ealy has been named the new Director of Athletic Development at Tusculum University announced Doug Jones, vice president of athletics and university initiatives.
  • Pioneers edged by top-ranked Young Harris 2-1 in NCAA second round
    November 11, 2018
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. --- Top-ranked Young Harris College advanced to the third round of the NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Tournament with a 2-1 victory over Tusculum University Sunday afternoon in a Southeast Region semifinal match.
  • Tusculum sweeps SAC/CC Challenge with 76-55 win over King
    November 10, 2018
    BELMONT, N.C. --- Tusculum University pulled away in the second half for a 76-55 victory over King University in the South Atlantic Conference/Conference Carolinas Challenge Saturday afternoon on the campus of Belmont Abbey College.
  • Pioneers' late rally falls short in 16-12 loss at Wingate
    November 10, 2018
    WINGATE, N.C. --- Despite being outgained by a two-to-one margin, Wingate University held off a late Tusculum University rally for a 16-12 victory in South Atlantic Conference football action Saturday afternoon at Irwin Belk Stadium.
  • Jenkins, Donaldson with double-doubles in 77-73 loss to Clayton State
    November 10, 2018
    AIKEN, S.C. --- D'Von Moore hit a tiebreaking three-pointer with 37.5 seconds remaining as Clayton State University rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat Tusculum University 77-73 in the South Atlantic Conference/Peach Belt Conference Challenge at the Convocation Center Saturday afternoon.
  • Duke has career night, Pioneers win opener 64-49 over Crusaders
    November 09, 2018
    BELMONT, N.C. --- Kendrea Duke scored a career-high 20 points to lead the Tusculum University women’s basketball team to a 64-49 season-opening win over host Belmont Abbey Friday night at the Wheeler Center. It was the second game of the opening day of the 2018 South Atlantic Conference / Conference Carolinas Challenge.
  • Hodnett scores career-high 18 in season-opening loss at USC Aiken
    November 09, 2018
    AIKEN, S.C. --- The USC Aiken men’s basketball opened the game on a 14-0 and led wire-to-wire in an 83-66 win over visiting Tusculum University Friday night in the opening game of the South Atlantic Conference / Peach Belt Conference Challenge. The two-day event is being held at the USCA Convocation Center.
  • Pioneers rally to beat Queens 3-2 in NCAA first-round match
    November 09, 2018
    YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. --- Georgios Charkoutsakis scored the go-ahead goal with 6:10 left in the second half as Tusculum University rallied for a 3-2 win over Queens University of Charlotte in an NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Tournament first-round game Friday night.
  • Burton era begins, Pioneers open season Friday at USC Aiken
    November 08, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- With three exhibition games behind them, the Tusculum University men’s basketball team tips off the 2018-19 season for real this weekend at the South Atlantic Conference / Peach Belt Conference Challenge in Aiken, South Carolina.
  • Robinson stepping down as Tusculum women's volleyball coach
    November 08, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Michael Robinson has announced he will be resigning as head coach of the Tusculum University women’s volleyball program announced TU vice president of athletics and university initiatives Doug Jones. Robinson is stepping down to pursue professional and personal opportunities.
  • Pioneers to open season Friday night at Belmont Abbey
    November 08, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University women's basketball team will rely on continuity when it opens its 2018-19 season on Friday, Nov. 9 at Belmont Abbey in the South Atlantic Conference/Conference Carolinas Challenge.
  • Andabak, Peiro named to Academic All-District men's soccer team
    November 08, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum University’s Ivan Andabak and Pau Peiro have been named to the 2018 Google Cloud NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Academic All-District 3 first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Three Pioneers named to Academic All-District women's soccer team
    November 08, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas --- Three Tusculum University student-athletes have been named to the 2018 Google Cloud NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer Academic All-District 3 first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Mazur, Pigza garner SAC Volleyball honors
    November 08, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Melissa Mazur and Carli Pigza earned seasonal honors with the announcement of the 2018 South Atlantic Conference volleyball awards.
  • Winter, McMillen named Zaxby's Athletes of the Week
    November 07, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University forward Jonny Winter and cross country runner Nicole McMillen have been named the Zaxby’s Athletes of the Week. McMillen earns this honor for a second time this fall, but a first as a cross country runner. Winter earns his inaugural Zaxby’s honor of the year.
  • Quiriti, McCullough named Applebee's Student-Athletes of the Month for October
    November 07, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum University goalkeeper Alejandro Quiriti and tennis player Annie McCullough have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for October.
  • Tusculum's Ivan Andabak earns SAC Men's Soccer Elite 20 Award
    November 06, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum University’s Ivan Andabak has been named the 2018 recipient of the South Atlantic Conference Elite 20 Award for men’s soccer. Andabak was presented the award last weekend at the SAC Men’s Soccer Championship in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
  • Tusculum earns fourth seed in Southeast Region, to play Queens in first round on Friday
    November 05, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum University men's soccer team has earned the number four seed in the Southeast Region and will face fifth-seeded Queens University of Charlotte in the opening round of the 2018 NCAA Division II Men's Soccer Tournament Friday at 7 p.m. at Young Harris, Georgia.
  • Listen to the Coach Jerry Odom Show Monday nights, LIVE from Applebee's
    November 05, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Listen to the Coach Jerry Odom Radio Show Monday nights at 7 p.m. on the Pioneer Sports Network. Fans can listen to the show locally on WSMG 95.5 FM and 1450-AM, and on the Internet at www.TusculumPioneers.com.
  • Watch online as Pioneer men's soccer learns NCAA opponent
    November 05, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The NCAA will unveil the bracket for the Division II Men's Soccer Championship this evening at 6 p.m.
  • Pioneers beat Anderson 2-1 to win SAC Championship
    November 04, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Ayuk Tambe scored the winning goal with 12:12 remaining in the second half as Tusculum University won the 2018 South Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Championship with a 2-1 victory over Anderson University Sunday evening at Manchester Meadows.
  • Pioneers battle VMI, but Keydets prevail 20-11
    November 03, 2018
    LEXINGTON, Va. --- Reece Udinski passed for 172 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score as Virginia Military Institute snapped a 25-game losing streak with a 20-11 win over Tusculum University Saturday afternoon at Foster Stadium.
  • Fourth-quarter surge boosts Pioneers to 84-57 exhibition win over Milligan
    November 03, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- A fourth-quarter surge boosted Tusculum University to an 84-57 win over Milligan College in women's basketball exhibition action at Pioneer Arena Saturday afternoon.
  • Pioneers wrap season with 3-1 loss at Coker
    November 03, 2018
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- The Tusculum University women's volleyball team ended its 2018 season Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 loss at Coker College in South Atlantic Conference action at the Deloach Center. The Cobras won the match by set scores of 25-20, 16-25, 25-15 and 27-25.
  • Pioneer men and women finish 7th at SAC Championships
    November 03, 2018
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- The Tusculum men's and women's cross country teams each finished seventh in the South Atlantic Conference Championship meet, held Saturday morning at the Milliken Research Center.
  • Pioneers shut out Carson-Newman 2-0 to advance to SAC finals
    November 02, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- The Tusculum University men's soccer team advanced to the South Atlantic Conference finals for the third time in five years with a 2-0 victory over Carson-Newman University in semifinal action Friday night at Manchester Meadows.
  • Tusculum drops 3-0 decision at No. 25 Wingate
    November 02, 2018
    WINGATE, N.C. --- The 25th-ranked Wingate University women’s volleyball team posted a 3-0 win over Tusculum University to clinch at least a share of the South Atlantic Conference Championship.
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