• Great second round propels Golden Eagles up leaderboard at Fred Marx Invitational
    October 15, 2018
    MONROE, La. – Vast improvement from one round to the next rocketed the Tennessee Tech women’s golf team three places up the leaderboard at the Fred Marx Invitational Monday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles wrapped up two rounds of action in fourth place in the nine-team event.
  • Golden Eagles all shoot par in second round of Autotrader Collegiate Classic
    October 15, 2018
    DULUTH, Ga. – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team completed day one of the Autotrader Collegiate Classic Monday afternoon, showing improvement from round one to two at Berkeley Hills Country Club.
  • Verzani nets Co-Offensive Player and Newcomer of the Week from the OVC
    October 15, 2018
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – After her offensive explosion this past weekend, Tech’s Ali Verzani has been honored with not one, but two weekly volleyball distinctions from the Ohio Valley Conference: Co-Offensive Player of the Week and Newcomer of the Week. The redshirt sophomore was a productive centerpiece in both of the weekend’s matches for TTU, as she recorded team-highs in kills (31) and service aces (5), and added 21 digs for averages of 3.88 kills, 0.62 aces and 2.62 digs per set. The digs per set mark was the highest of any non-libero on the team.
  • Uncharted Territory: Tech men’s cross country gets highest-ever ranking in USTFCCCA South Region
    October 15, 2018
    NEW ORLEANS, La. – After its third runner-up finish, and fifth straight top-six result of the 2018 campaign, Tennessee Tech men’s cross country received a sixth-place ranking in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s South Region, the highest position the program has ever held.
  • Golden Eagles earn crucial road draw at Eastern Kentucky
    October 14, 2018
    RICHMOND, Ky. – In its final road match of the 2018 regular season, the Tennessee Tech soccer team captured a crucial tie at Eastern Kentucky Sunday afternoon, keeping its hopes for a berth into the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament alive heading into the final weekend of the year.
  • Kontopoulos advances to semifinals, falls one win shy of consolation championship at ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships
    October 11, 2018
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech tennis junior Fanis Kontopoulos' fantastic run in the consolation draw of the ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships came to an end Sunday afternoon with a heart-breaking, three-set loss in the semifinals.
  • Golden Eagles to compete at Autotrader Collegiate Classic
    October 14, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team will take part in the Autotrader Collegiate Classic for the first time, heading to Duluth, Ga. Monday for the two-day event at Berkeley Hills Country Club.
  • Tech women's golf team headed south for Fred Marx Invitational in Louisiana
    October 14, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women's golf team returns to action Monday, traveling south for the Fred Marx Invitational hosted by ULM at Bayou Desiard Country Club in Monroe, La.
  • TTU volleyball outlasts Eastern Illinois to sweep first home conference weekend since 2014
    October 13, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It wasn’t the same dominating performance from Friday night, but they’ll take it. Tennessee Tech volleyball was not perfect on Saturday afternoon against Eastern Illinois, but it rose to the occasion when it mattered most in the fifth set, dispatching the Panthers 15-4 for a 3-2 victory. The Golden Eagles improve to a 9-13 season record, and are now 3-5 in OVC play, which looks markedly different from the 1-5 conference mark they brought into the weekend.
  • Golden Eagle volleyball soars past SIUE in straight sets
    October 12, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech volleyball ended its three-game losing streak emphatically on Friday night, and got a much-needed win in Ohio Valley Conference play, as it flew past Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in straight sets: 25-23, 25-21, 29-27. Tech doubled its 2017 win total with Friday’s triumph, as it moved to 8-13 for the season and 2-5 in the OVC. It was also TTU’s fifth win in eight matches inside the Hooper Eblen Center, a venue that is becoming difficult for opponents to leave victorious.
  • Tough bounces on the road lift Morehead State over Golden Eagles
    October 12, 2018
    MOREHEAD, Ky. – Two goals less than a minute apart were the deciding factors in Tennessee Tech’s annual Ohio Valley Conference match-up with Morehead State Friday evening, as the Eagles from the north used their turf field to their advantage to defeat the Golden Eagle soccer team (6-7-1, 2-4-1), 2-0.
  • Tech cross country puts exclamation point on regular season with dynamic finishes at Blazer Classic
    October 12, 2018
    MONTEVALLO, Ala. – If the prior weeks’ accomplishments weren’t enough proof, Tennessee Tech cross country left no doubt it’s ready for the OVC Championships in two weeks, as it turned in another round of spectacular performances at the UAB Blazer Classic Friday morning.
  • Tech volleyball looks to continue progression in home matchups with SIUE and Eastern Illinois
    October 11, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – From a wins and losses standpoint, it’s been a challenging conference season so far for Tennessee Tech volleyball, but plenty of encouragement lies in the examples of growth and maturity the team has showcased throughout. Perhaps the most notable instance took place last Saturday at Southeast Missouri. After spotting the Redhawks a 2-0 lead to start the match, Tech picked itself up and battled back to take sets three and four. It outplayed SEMO for much of the hard-fought fifth set, and held a late lead, but could not hang on.
  • Tech treks to Morehead and EKU for final road trip of regular season
    October 11, 2018
    The final road trip of the 2018 regular season is on deck for the Tennessee Tech soccer team, as the Golden Eagles will make their way to Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky for a pair of weekend clashes.
  • QB Bailey Fisher named to STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award watch list
    October 11, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Bailey Fisher, in just his first six games of his young career with the Tennessee Tech football team, has made quite an impact. That certainly hasn’t gone unnoticed by teams in the Ohio Valley Conference, but he’s also gaining some notoriety nationally as Fisher was selected for the STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award watch list as the first grouping of nominees were announced on Thursday afternoon. The award, named after the former Mississippi Valley State wide receiver and NFL legend, recognizes the top freshman in the Football Championship Subdivision.
  • TTU cross country heads south for Blazer Classic, final meet before OVC Championships
    October 11, 2018
    MONTEVALLO, Ala. – Tennessee Tech cross country will get its final test run prior to the Ohio Valley Conference Championships when it competes at the Blazer Classic on Friday morning, hosted by the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB). Following a stretch of four races in four weeks, the Tech cross country teams were off last weekend to rest ahead of the season’s final push toward the championship meets.
  • Golden Eagle men's basketball team returns to Pickett County High School for annual practice Oct. 16
    October 09, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For the third straight year, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team will take to the road to host an off-site practice at Pickett County High School in Byrdstown, Tenn. on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
  • Kari Naerdemann and Kaitie Shipley take home OVC weekly honors
    October 09, 2018
    Tuesday turned into an award-driven afternoon for the Tennessee Tech soccer team, as a pair of Golden Eagles were honored by the Ohio Valley Conference.
  • Madonia named OVC Specialist of the Week
    October 07, 2018
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech senior kicker Nick Madonia was named the Ohio Valley Conference’s Specialist of the Week on Sunday, following the weekly vote by the league’s sports information contacts. Madonia kicked a 52-yard field goal during Saturday’s contest against Southeast Missouri, giving him field goals of 54 at Utah State, 53 yards at Jacksonville State and 52 against the Redhawks for the three longest field goals in the Football Championship Subdivision this season.
  • Tech volleyball mounts wild rally, falls just short to Southeast Missouri, 3-2
    October 06, 2018
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – It did not look good for Tennessee Tech volleyball after two sets against Southeast Missouri, but the Golden Eagles dug in, and fought back to tie the match at two. The comeback effort would be thwarted by SEMO at the last second, however, as the Redhawks eked out a 15-13 victory in a winner-take-all fifth set. It was yet another notable example of a young TTU team learning, growing and grinding under first-year head coach Jeannette Waldo. Her team’s 7-13 record and 1-5 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference are not a true indicators of the progress it has made.
  • Freshmen flourish in loss to Southeast Missouri
    October 06, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – While it was a tough night on Saturday for the Tennessee Tech football team in a 70-38 defeat at the hands of Southeast Missouri, the freshmen Golden Eagles made a night of it. Freshman David Gist, a local product out of Cookeville High, ran for two touchdowns and 108 yards on five carries, averaging 21.6 yards per carry. It was the first individual 100-rushing-yard game for the Golden Eagles since Andrew Goldsmith ran for 101 yards against Tennessee State last season.
  • Naerdemann comes up big in scoreless draw with SEMO
    October 05, 2018
    Behind a slew of stellar saves, Kari Naerdemann helped push the Tennessee Tech soccer team to a scoreless deadlock with Southeast Missouri Friday night at Tech Soccer Field.
  • Madonia making name for himself in the record books
    October 05, 2018
    Nick Madonia stands a few yards back behind his teammates. He lines up the kick, blocking out anything else. There is the holder, the ball, him and the goalposts. On the attempt, 54 yards stand between Madonia and a lead against their Football Bowl Subdivision foes from Utah State on its home field. The crowd noise from 24,000 of his opposing fans chanting to their team to block his kick, it may as well be silence to the senior from Arrington, Tenn. After all, he wasn’t worried.
  • TTU track and field/cross country welcomes Loyd as new assistant coach
    October 05, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The defending indoor and outdoor OVC champion Tennessee Tech track and field program has hired Ed Loyd as an assistant coach for the 2018-19 athletic year. Loyd comes to Tech after a three-year stint as an assistant coach at Kennesaw State University, where his duties included scouting, recruiting and coaching student-athletes, primarily for the jumps and combined events. Additionally, Loyd was responsible for making updates to Kennesaw’s recruiting manual, performing regular academic class checks and quality control of student-athletes during road meets.
  • Erdeljac promoted to official title of Director of Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer
    October 05, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – After serving the Tennessee Tech athletics department for seven years as an assistant athletic trainer and, most recently, 10 years as its head athletic trainer, Joe Eredeljac was recently promoted to the official title of Director of Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer.
  • Tech volleyball visits Southeast Missouri for Saturday OVC showdown
    October 05, 2018
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – After squaring off Tuesday night with Jacksonville State, Tennessee Tech volleyball will play a single match this weekend against Southeast Missouri, scheduled for a 2 p.m. first serve from the Redhawks’ Houck Field House. Tech’s (7-12) first midweek match in almost a month brought about significant alterations to its training schedule, and while transitions like these aren’t easy for any team, coach Jeanette Waldo can see both the pros and the cons.
  • Tech football hosting Southeast Missouri on Saturday
    October 04, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Nearing the halfway point of the 2018 season and the Tennessee Tech football team has seen a consistent stream of improvement from week to week. Now the Golden Eagles just have to find ways to convert that into wins. Tech (0-5, 0-2 Ohio Valley Conference) will try to find its way into the victory column this week as the Golden Eagles play host to Southeast Missouri (2-2, 0-1 OVC) on Saturday. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. from Tucker Stadium.
  • Golden Eagles welcome SEMO to Tech Soccer Field for Friday night OVC showdown
    October 03, 2018
    One match over the weekend is in the cards for the Tennessee Tech soccer team as the Golden Eagles will greet SEMO for a Friday night home affair.
  • Legends Weekend to honor championship teams, alumni from multiple Tech sports teams
    October 03, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – This upcoming Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5-6, will represent Legends Weekend for several of Tennessee Athletics teams, including football, soccer and softball.
  • Deven Sullivan named Tech Athletics' Unsung Leader Award winner for September
    October 03, 2018
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As the fall started, it looked like it was going to be a breakout season for Tennessee Tech senior running back Deven Sullivan. But during the Kennesaw State game, Sullivan had a season-ending injury, curtailing those hopes. However, that hasn’t deterred him.
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