PEARL, Miss. --- Former Tusculum pitcher Devan Watts has been promoted to the Mississippi Braves, the Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. He is scheduled to join the Braves for their five-game series at the Biloxi Shuckers to open the second half of the Southern League season.
INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum men’s lacrosse team averaged 8.93 assists per game to capture the 2017 NCAA Division II National Statistical Championship. The Pioneers were ranked in 10 team statistical categories, while five TC student-athletes were listed individually.
INDIANAPOLIS --- Tusculum junior attacker Madison Malone is listed in four individual categories, while the Pioneers are mentioned three times as a team in the final 2017 NCAA Division II national women’s lacrosse statistics.
INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum softball team finished the season nationally-ranked in home runs per game average, while three Pioneers were listed individually in the final 2017 NCAA Division II national statistics.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- K.T. Carter has been promoted to full-time assistant coach with the Tusculum men’s basketball program announced Pioneer head coach Nick Pasqua. Carter served as a volunteer assistant coach with the Pioneers last season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Former Tusculum golfer Brad Hawkins recorded his first professional victory by winning the 2017 Charlotte Classic. The 54-hole GProTour event was held this week at the par-72, 6,757-yard Palisades Country Club.
AUSTIN, Texas --- For a second straight year, Tusculum’s women’s tennis student-athlete Franziska Funke has been named to the NCAA Division II Academic All-America® Women’s At-Large second team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
GREENVILLE, S.C. --- Tusculum golf coach Bob Dibble was inducted to the South Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame in ceremonies held Thursday night at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenville, South Carolina.
AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum’s Makenzi Alley has been named to the 2016-2017 NCAA Division II Academic All-District 3 Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field first team as selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
PEMBROKE, N.C. --- Three Tusculum College student-athletes have been named to the 2017 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II All-Southeast Region Team. Starting pitchers Ethan Carpenter and Tim Hardy, along with third baseman John Topoleski all received honorable mention recognition.
AUSTIN, Texas --- Tusculum women’s tennis standout Franziska Funke has been named to the 2017 NCAA Division Academic All-District 3 Women’s At-Large first team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
ELGIN, S.C. --- Tusculum junior Ciara Rattana finished 62nd at the 2017 NCAA Division II South Super Region Women’s Golf Championship Wednesday, marking the final event for long-time Pioneer head coach Bob Dibble as well. The three-day, 54-hole event was held at The Members Club at Woodcreek and hosted by Newberry College.
ELGIN, S.C. --- Tusculum’s Ciara Rattana carded a second round 79 to climb six spots on the leaderboard after day two of the 2017 NCAA Division II South Super Region Women’s Golf Championship. The three-day, 54-hole tournament is being held at The Members Club at Woodcreek and hosted by Newberry College.
ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Following a strong spring finish, the Tusculum Pioneers climbed four spots and finished fifth in the final 2016-2017 South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award standings.