Athletics News

  • Three Pioneers named to NCBWA All-Region Team
    May 18, 2017
    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.
  • 300 Student-Athletes named to Tusculum Athletic Director's Honor Roll
    May 17, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Three-hundred (300) student-athletes have been named to the 2017 Tusculum College Athletic Director’s Spring Honor Roll announced Doug Jones, TC Director of Athletics.
  • Funke returns to CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large Team
    May 11, 2017
    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).
  • Dylan DeBusk commits to Tusculum basketball
    May 11, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Dylan DeBusk has committed to attend Tusculum College and play basketball for the Pioneers announced TC men’s head coach Nick Pasqua.
  • Rattana wraps up play at NCAA Regional, Dibble coaches in final Tusculum event
    May 10, 2017
    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.
  • Rattana climbs six spots at NCAA Super Regional
    May 09, 2017
    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.
  • Smallwood signs with Tusculum basketball
    May 09, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Elon Smallwood has signed a national letter of intent to attend Tusculum and play basketball for the Pioneers announced TC men’s head coach Nick Pasqua.
  • Tusculum finishes fifth in SAC Echols Athletic Excellence Award standings
    May 09, 2017
    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.
  • Rattana wraps up day one at NCAA Super Regional
    May 08, 2017
    ELGIN, S.C. --- Tusculum’s Ciara Rattana carded an opening round 87 in day one action of the 2017 NCAA Division II South Super Regional Monday at The Members Club at Woodcreek.
  • Peeler inks with Tusculum men's basketball
    May 05, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Zailan Peeler has signed a national letter of intent to attend Tusculum and play basketball for the Pioneers announced TC head coach Nick Pasqua.
  • Boyd, Funke named Applebee's Student-Athletes of the Month for April
    May 04, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum men’s lacrosse attacker Ben Boyd and women’s tennis standout Frankiska Funke have been named the Applebee’s Student-Athletes of the Month for April.
  • Tusculum sweeps Bluefield State in series finale
    May 03, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Senior Zach Lippincott drove in the game-winning run in the opener with his two-out single in the sixth inning as Tusculum swept a baseball doubleheader over Bluefield State Wednesday afternoon at Pioneer Park in the season finale for both teams.
  • Tusculum Student-Athletes honored at "An Evening with the Pioneers"
    May 02, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Andre De Giorgi and Franziska Funke were named the male and female athletes of the year at “An Evening with the Pioneers” Tuesday night at Pioneer Arena. Over 500 student-athletes, coaches and guests were in attendance at the event, which honors Tusculum’s student-athletes for both on the field and off the field success.
  • Tusculum's West named to SAC All-Tournament team
    May 02, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum freshman outfielder Sammie West was selected to the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship All-Tournament team, the league office announced Tuesday.
  • Haggerty, Johnson named Bojangles Athletes of the Week
    May 01, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Tusculum lacrosse goalkeeper Kevin Haggerty and softball shortstop Taylor Johnson have been named the Bojangles Athletes of the Week. Haggerty earns his second Athlete of the Week accolade, while Johnson garners her inaugural Bojangles honor.
  • Rattana earns bid to NCAA Golf Super Regional
    May 01, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS --- Tusculum’s Ciara Rattana has been selected to play as an individual competitor at the 2017 NCAA Division II South Super Regional Championship.
  • Pioneers fall to two-time champs Armstrong State 5-1 in NCAA opener
    May 01, 2017
    SAVANNAH, Ga. --- Armstrong State began its pursuit of a third consecutive NCAA Division II Women's Tennis national championship with a 5-1 victory over Tusculum in the opening round of the Southeast Region on Monday afternoon.
  • Haggerty named to SAC Men's Lacrosse All-Tournament Team
    April 30, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Tusculum senior goalkeeper Kevin Haggerty has been named to the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Lacrosse All-Tournament Team.
  • Martin homers twice in 11-5 loss to Carson-Newman in SAC elimination game
    April 29, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. --- Freshman pitcher Jordan Davis made his first collegiate win a memorable one as he tossed a complete game to lead seventh-seeded Carson-Newman to an 11-5 win over No. 5 seed Tusculum in an elimination game of the 2017 Pilot / Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament at Smokies Stadium Saturday afternoon.
  • Pioneers eliminated from SAC tournament with 8-1 loss to Coker
    April 28, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Cacey Simmons went 3-for-5 with a home run and five runs batted in as Coker eliminated Tusculum from the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Friday night by a score of 8-1 at Byerly Park.
  • Tusculum falls 11-7 to LMU in SAC Baseball Tournament
    April 28, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. --- Timmy Wages went 3-for-4, scored four runs and drove in three more in leading second-seeded Lincoln Memorial to an 11-7 win over No. 5 seed Tusculum in the 2017 Pilot / Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament at Smokies Stadium.
  • Eight-run sixth boosts Tusculum past Wingate 9-4 in SAC elimination game
    April 28, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Morgan Mahaffey hit a game-tying three-run home run and Taylor Johnson belted a grand slam to cap an eight-run sixth inning as Tusculum defeated Wingate 9-4 in an elimination game at the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Friday morning at Byerly Park.
  • Wingate holds off Tusculum 9-8 in SAC semifinals
    April 27, 2017
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- Wingate outlasted Tusculum 9-8 in the South Atlantic Conference Men's Lacrosse Championship semifinals Thursday night at Queens University's Dickson Field.
  • Tusculum eliminates Wingate 7-4 to advance in SAC Baseball Tournament
    April 27, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. --- Ethan Carpenter pitched a complete game while Daulton Martin’s two-run single in the seventh inning proved to be the game-winner in Tusculum’s 7-4 victory over Wingate in the opening game of the 2017 Pilot/Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament at Smokies Stadium.
  • Lenoir-Rhyne escapes with 5-4 walkoff win over Tusculum in SAC opener
    April 27, 2017
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Sarah Kenley hit a walkoff home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as Lenoir-Rhyne defeated Tusculum 5-4 in the opening round of the South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship tournament Thursday afternoon at Byerly Park.
  • Carpenter tabbed NCBWA Southeast Region Pitcher of the Week
    April 26, 2017
    PEMBROKE, N.C. --- Tusculum right-hander Ethan Carpenter has been named the NCAA Division II Southeast Region Pitcher of the Week as selected by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.
  • Six Pioneers named to All-SAC Baseball Team
    April 26, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Six Tusculum student-athletes have been named to the 2017 All-South Atlantic Conference Baseball Team announced league officials Wednesday.
  • Tusculum posts low round of the day to finish fifth at SAC Championship, Dibble coaches in final event
    April 25, 2017
    SALISBURY, N.C. --- The Tusculum men’s golf team carded a two-day, 27-hole score of 437 to finish fifth at the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Championship. The rain-shortened event was held at the 6,685-yard, par-71 Country Club of Salisbury. The 54-hole tournament was reduced to 27 holes due to heavy rains and flood over the past three days of the event.
  • Tusculum to play Armstrong State in NCAA regional opener
    April 25, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS --- The Tusculum women's tennis team will participate in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional after earning an automatic bid by winning the South Atlantic Conference Championship tournament last weekend, following the release of the bracket Tuesday night.
  • Tusculum beats Lincoln Memorial 11-4 to advance to SAC semifinals
    April 25, 2017
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum men's lacrosse team defeated Lincoln Memorial 11-4 in South Atlantic Conference Championship quarterfinal action Tuesday night at Pioneer Field.
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