CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Khemani Roberts and Purity Sanga continued their impressive outdoor seasons for Tennessee Tech track and field, as Roberts reset her own program mark in the heptathlon, and Sanga added another No. 1 time to her Ohio Valley Conference resume on Saturday at the Virginia Challenge.
Following an outstanding first day that saw her score 3,353 points over four events, Roberts responded with 2,129 points over the final three on Saturday for a new Tech record 5,482. Roberts took second place out of 17 entrants with that total, and finished just 199 points behind the winner, Jordan Gray of Kennesaw State.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's golf team has an Ohio Valley Conference title in mind as it heads for Muscle Shoals, Ala. and the OVC Championships. Taking place on the Fighting Joe course at The Shoals, play will run from Sunday, Apr. 21 through Tuesday, Apr. 23.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Another spectacular day with the bats propelled the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a pair of victories Friday, as the Golden Eagles swept a doubleheader with Southeast Missouri at Capaha Filed, winning by scores of 9-3 and 13-8.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – While it was only a small contingent of Golden Eagles competing on Friday at the Virginia Challenge, the group certainly left its mark. Raven Smith took second place with an outdoor-school-record triple jump, and heptathlete Khemani Roberts sits in second place after four events, keyed by a school record and victory in the high jump and another victory in the 200 meters.
Smith soared 12.46 meters (40 feet, 10 1/2 inches) on the second of her six-jump series to reset her own outdoor program record and notch the runner-up finish. The mark was almost three inches better than her previous standard in the Tech record book, a 12.39-meter jump (40-7 1/2) from last year’s Ohio Valley Conference Championships.
UPDATE (4/19/19, 8 a.m.) -- With the forecast continuing to show rain all day, the Tech-Austin Peay softball doubleheader has been postponed. A make-up date is in the process of being set and will be announced soon.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Due to expected inclement weather in the Cookeville area, tomorrow's scheduled softball doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Austin Peay has been pushed up to a 1 p.m. CT start at Tech Softball Field.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Inside a sold-out, jam-packed and lavishly decorated banquet hall at Cookeville’s Quality Inn, family members, ardent supporters and Tennessee Tech Athletics staff joined the Golden Eagle women’s basketball team to celebrate the its exciting, revitalizing 2018-19 season, and reflect on the numerous accomplishments therein.
Following a high-energy, wedding-style introduction of each team member, an invocation from senior forward Lacy Cantrell and a season recap from head coach Kim Rosamond, the event moved to its highly-anticipated awards presentation segment.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Due to inclement weather in the Cape Girardeau, Mo. area, tonight's scheduled baseball game between Tennessee Tech and Southeast Missouri has been postponed until Friday, Apr. 19 at 11 a.m. CT. at Capaha Field.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With just two weeks remaining in the Tennessee Tech softball team’s regular-season schedule – potentially three if the weather forces any postponements to the Ohio Valley Conference’s built-in make-up week – the Golden Eagles are clinging on to a spot in the postseason tournament.
And Tech (18-21, 8-8 OVC) can help its cause in a big way on Friday, weather permitting, should it take two from Austin Peay (23-17, 8-4 OVC). Game time is scheduled for a 4 p.m. start. The games will be broadcast on ESPN+ (subscription required) with Dylan Vazzano providing the call.
The Governors have split its last six contests, alternating wins and losses against Jacksonville State, Murray State and Southeast Missouri in the last two weeks. APSU had a pair of games scheduled at UT Martin last week, but rain washed those out and those have been added to the make-up week, along with a pair of games at SIUE.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Five Tennessee Tech track and field athletes will be back in action following a week off from competition, as Na’Scottisha Drummond, Khemani Roberts, Purity Sanga, Raven Smith and Ceirra Tate have all met the marks to be invited to this weekend’s Virginia Challenge.
The two-day meet, which perennially hosts some of the nation’s top talent, will be held at the University of Virginia’s Lannigan Field on Friday and Saturday, April 19-20.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For eight innings, the game was clearly in control of the pitchers.
It wasn’t until the ninth inning that either team was able to dent the scoreboard, but Western Kentucky had all the runs it needed with a two-run home run in the top of the second extra frame.
WKU added two more in the frame before the Golden Eagles had their chance, taking a 4-1 victory on Wednesday to pick up its 30th win of the season.
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech women’s golf team concluded the 2018-19 season with a sixth place finish at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships Wednesday afternoon after three rounds of action at the Schoolmaster Course at the Shoals.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Newly minted Tennessee Tech men’s basketball head coach John Pelphrey announced the first additions to his staff with the hiring of Alex Fain as an assistant coach and Blake Gray as the director of basketball operations.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team returns to Ohio Valley Conference play with an early weekend series at Southeast Missouri beginning Thursday, Apr. 18 at Capaha Field in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The offense was on full display for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Tuesday evening, as the Golden Eagles cruised to a 28-8 victory over Alabama A&M under the lights of Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech women’s golf team kept its spot on the leaderboard at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships Tuesday, making a slight improvement in scoring from day one of competition at the Schoolmaster Course at the Shoals.
With inclement weather looming in Cookeville for Friday’s originally scheduled match against Tennessee State, the Tennessee Tech tennis team will now square off with the Tigers on Wednesday at 2 p.m. CT.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The scheduled doubleheader on Wednesday between the Tennessee Tech and Western Kentucky softball teams has been changed to a single game, starting at 4 p.m. Admission to the Tech Softball Field is free.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Golfers, fans and supporters of Tennessee Tech Athletics are highly encouraged to register now for the Pepsi Bobby Nichols Golden Eagle Scramble presented by Budweiser, as the field has already surpassed the half-way full mark with just over a month-and-a-half remaining to sign up.
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech women’s golf team completed the first round of action at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships Monday afternoon, ranking sixth among the nine league teams in competition at the Schoolmaster Course at the Shoals.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team wraps up its eight-game home stand Tuesday evening, playing host to Alabama A&M at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex in a 6:00 p.m. CT tilt.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team will close out its non-conference schedule on Wednesday as the Golden Eagles host Western Kentucky.
First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. and the games will be streamed on ESPN+ (subscription required) with Dylan Vazzano providing the call.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech softball team wrapped up its road slate on Sunday, taking away a split at Belmont.
The Golden Eagles fell 4-3 in the first game, then held on to take a 7-5 victory in the nightcap.
The Bruins (26-17, 8-8 OVC) pulled out the victory in the bottom of the seventh in game one as Audrey Lyle hit an RBI single to right center, driving in Cameryn Strother for the walk-off win.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women's golf team heads to Muscle Shoals, Ala. for the Ohio Valley Conference Championships beginning Monday, Apr. 15 and running through Wednesday, Apr. 17 at the Schoolmaster Course at the Shoals.
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech tennis team was dominant in its third win of the Ohio Valley Conference regular season Saturday, rolling to a 7-0 victory over previously unbeaten Jacksonville State to clinch a current share of first place in the league.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It was another late, tough loss for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Saturday afternoon, as Central Arkansas rallied to take the series with an 11-5 victory at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.