• Mark and Mindy Odom to receive 2018 Tech Athletics Outstanding Alumni Award on Saturday
    February 15, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For Mark and Mindy Odom, basketball is a way of life. So is supporting Tennessee Tech Athletics. Visible figures at so many Tech athletic events, the Odoms have devoted so much time, energy and resources to help the Golden Eagles soar to newer heights. And it comes as no surprise they were selected as the recipients of the 2019 Tennessee Tech Athletics Outstanding Alumni Award, because their efforts have gone a long, long way.
  • Tech welcomes vengeful Belmont in showdown of OVC’s top two teams
    February 15, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It’s been almost exactly four years since an Ohio Valley Conference team had an opportunity to record a regular-season sweep of Belmont women’s basketball, but on Saturday night in the Hooper Eblen Center, Tennessee Tech will get its chance when the Golden Eagles and Bruins tip it up at 5:30 p.m.
  • Start times announced for 2019 Tech football home games
    February 15, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech football team will see three evening games and three daytime games in the confines of Tucker Stadium in the 2019 season as the program announced its start times Sunday. Tech opens the 2019 home slate on August 31 with a visit from former Ohio Valley Conference foe Samford for a 6 p.m. game. The Golden Eagles are 10-12 all-time against the Bulldogs, with Tech falling 59-52 at home against Samford in their last meeting on Oct. 27, 2007.
  • Tech puts away scrappy Jacksonville State late, records 10th OVC victory
    February 14, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Good teams have to be able to win games in different ways, and on Thursday night, Tennessee Tech women’s basketball showed that capability, using tough defense, poise under pressure, and plenty of grit to come away with a 62-59 victory over Jacksonville State in the Eblen Center. “Not the prettiest – definitely not the best that we’ve played all year, but a really big win,” said head coach Kim Rosamond. “To look and see 18 overall wins and 10 conference wins is really, really big.” Tech improves to 18-6 on the year, and 10-3 in the Ohio Valley Conference, which gives Rosamond’s club sole possession of second place by way of Morehead State’s loss to Austin Peay.
  • Cold start too much to overcome as Golden Eagles fall to Gamecocks
    February 14, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a frigid first half on offense Thursday evening, falling at home to visiting Jacksonville State by a final score of 67-57.
  • Golden Eagle baseball team opens 2019 season against Western Illinois 1 pm Friday
    February 14, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The reigning NCAA Oxford Regional champion Tennessee Tech baseball team officially kicks off the 2019 slate Friday afternoon, playing host to Western Illinois in a three-game series beginning with a 1:00 p.m. CT tilt at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex. Originally slated for a 6:00 p.m. start, game time was moved up due to impending inclement weather.
  • Wickham wins OVC Track Athlete of the Week, extends Golden Eagles’ streak to five
    February 13, 2019
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – For the second time this season, Lisa Wickham has been recognized as the Ohio Valley Conference Co-Female Track Athlete of the Week, as she continued her outstanding indoor season at last week’s Samford Bulldog Open. Wickham’s honor marks the fifth week in a row – Tech’s entire indoor campaign – that a Golden Eagle has won or shared an Athlete of the Week honor from the conference.
  • Tech softball takes up Chattanooga Challenge this weekend
    February 13, 2019
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – After a good start to the 2019 season with a weekend split at the Southern Miss Black and Gold Invitational, the Tennessee Tech softball team hits the road this weekend in a short jaunt to Chattanooga for the three-day Chattanooga Challenge. Tech (2-2) will take on Kennesaw State and host Chattanooga on the first day at Frost Stadium. On Saturday, the Golden Eagles will take on Toledo and Indiana State, then close out the tournament on Sunday with Dayton. The forecast for Chattanooga has highs of 60-65 degrees, but light rain is expected in the evening on Friday with the potential for thunderstorms on Sunday.
  • Tech opens pivotal four-game homestand Thursday night against Jacksonville State
    February 13, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team regained its early-season moxie in Saturday’s thrilling road win over Ohio Valley Conference power UT Martin, and will now welcome four consecutive league opponents to the Eblen Center over the next two weeks, starting with Jacksonville State on Thursday night at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tech men's basketball team begins four-game home stand with Jacksonville State Thursday
    February 13, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team returns to the comfort of the Hooper Eblen Center for a four-game home stand, kicking things off with a Thursday tilt against Jacksonville State. Tip is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT and will follow the Tech women’s contest which begins at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tech's Canadian signees ranked in Top 20 of CFC100
    February 12, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – With HERO Sports announcing its Football Championship Subdivision rankings on signing classes and signees, there are also a few other members of the Tennessee Tech 2019 football signing class that has also garnered some recognition of their own. Kail Dava and Taylor Burns, Tech’s Canadian signees are both among the top 20 of Canadian Football Chat’s CFC100 rankings with Dava taking the No. 12 spot and Burns at No. 16.
  • Tech Hall of Famer Stallings finishes third at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am
    February 11, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Famer and former Golden Eagle men’s golfer Scott Stallings turned in an impressive showing on the links over the weekend, placing third at the PGA Tour’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
  • Tech football class rated second-best in OVC, Oden No. 4 recruit in the FCS by HERO Sports
    February 11, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech football coaches already knew the 2019 signing class was a special one as they inked 26 players in December and last week. But the staff got some justification on Monday just how special the signing class is as HERO Sports ranked Tech’s class as the second best in the Ohio Valley Conference with the 32nd best class in the Football Championship Subdivision and three signees among the top 300 ranked. “That’s huge for this program,” said Tech head coach Dewayne Alexander. “I think it reiterates that people believe in what we’re doing. We have good relationships with our coaches – we didn’t really have to establish them, we already had them. We have good relationships with what we call the ‘R-250,’ the 250-mile radius that our university recognizes.
  • Tech tripped up in both matches of twin bill at No. 1 Wake Forest
    February 10, 2019
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Tennessee Tech tennis team had the opportunity to square off against the defending national champion and No. 1 team in the country twice on Sunday, and when the dust finally settled, the Golden Eagles were upended in both matches of a doubleheader at Wake Forest.
  • Tech takes both Sunday games to close out Black and Gold Invitational
    February 10, 2019
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The bats were connecting for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles closed out the Black and Gold Invitation on Sunday with a pair of wins, beating Jackson State 7-6, then holding out to beat Houston Baptist 7-6. Senior Gabby LaSala ended the day with five RBI to lead Tech as Kayla Hughes and Haeli Bryson picked up their first wins of the season. Tech improves its record to 2-2 after the first weekend before heading to Chattanooga this upcoming weekend for the Chattanooga Challenge on Friday through Sunday, weather permitting.
  • Tech approaches top form, wraps up indoor regular season at Samford Bulldog Open
    February 09, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Just 11 days away from attempting to repeat as Ohio Valley Conference indoor champions, the Tennesssee Tech track and field team made the most of its final opportunity to get ready, posting high marks across the board at the Samford Bulldog Open. “We performed well this weekend,” said head coach Wayne Angel. “Overall, I thought we competed at a high level.”
  • Trimiar leads Golden Eagles at plate, Tech falls twice on opening day
    February 09, 2019
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Tennessee Tech softball team had a chance late in its second game of the Black and Gold Invitational to earn its first win of the season against Southern Miss, but the homestanding Golden Eagles snuffed out Tech’s rally with USM taking an 8-6 win on Saturday night. Freshman Alexis Trimiar led Tech at the plate on Saturday in her first two career games, going 3-for-6 with four RBI. Tech went 0-for-2 on its first day of the season, falling 4-1 earlier in the day to Central Arkansas.
  • Career performances, resiliency key major Tech road win over UT Martin
    February 09, 2019
    MARTIN, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team broke out of its recent slump with what might have been its best showing of the season on Saturday against UT Martin, outlasting the Skyhawks 80-76 behind career days from Mackenzie Coleman and Kesha Brady, and an exceptional game from Kentoria Alexander. Tech improved to a 17-6 record with the victory, and separated itself from UTM in the Ohio Valley Conference standings, taking sole possession of third place with a 9-3 ledger. The 17 overall wins are the most the program has seen since it recorded 19 in 2012-13, and the nine league wins ties the mark put up by the 2013-14 squad.
  • Offensive woes doom Golden Eagles in loss at UT Martin
    February 09, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A tough night offensively was too much for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team to overcome Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles dropped a tough one on the road in Ohio Valley Conference play, falling to UT Martin (8-15, 3-9) by a final score of 77-58.
  • Golden Eagles head to No. 1 Wake Forest to tangle with defending national champs
    February 09, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Following a 20-day hiatus from the courts, the Tennessee Tech tennis team is ready to get back in action with a Sunday doubleheader at No. 1 Wake Forest. TTU's matchups with the defending national champions are slated for 12:00 p.m. and 3 p.m. CT from the Wake Forest Tennis Center.  
  • Tech men's basketball team concludes road trip with Saturday tilt at UT Martin
    February 08, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men's basketball team wraps up its two-game road trip Saturday afternoon, visiting Martin, Tenn. for a tilt with UT Martin. The Ohio Valley Conference contest is scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. CT tip.
  • Tech and UT Martin to break third-place tie in Saturday afternoon matchup
    February 08, 2019
    MARTIN, Tenn. – With the Southeast Missouri game in their rear-view mirror, the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team will look for a more potent offensive attack when it travels to UT Martin Saturday afternoon for a matchup that will help decide the balance of power in the Ohio Valley Conference standings.
  • OVC tabs Strohschein Preseason Player of the Year, Tech selected third in preseason poll
    February 08, 2019
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Just one week prior to the start of the 2019 baseball season, the Ohio Valley Conference has announced both its predicted order of finish and Preseason All-OVC Baseball Team.
  • Golden Eagles drop heartbreaker at Southeast Missouri in overtime
    February 07, 2019
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – It was a heartbreaker for the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Thursday evening, as the Golden Eagles fell to Ohio Valley Conference rival Southeast Missouri in overtime, 71-66.
  • Poor offensive play dooms Tech in loss at Southeast Missouri
    February 07, 2019
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The recent offensive struggles for the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team surfaced again on Thursday night at Southeast Missouri, as the Golden Eagles were plagued by a lack of consistent execution in a 62-53 loss in SEMO’s Show Me Center. The loss moves to TTU to a 16-6 record on the season, and an 8-3 mark in the Ohio Valley Conference.
  • Strohschein named to prestigious 2019 Golden Spikes Award Preseason Watch List
    February 07, 2019
    DURHAM, N.C. – Tennessee Tech senior outfielder Kevin Strohschein was named to the 2019 Golden Spikes Award Preseason Watch List Thursday afternoon, the first Golden Eagle baseball player to earn the honor in program history.
  • Tech track and field to get final OVC ‘tune up’ at Samford Bulldog Open
    February 07, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – One meet stands between the Tennessee Tech track and field team and its defense as Ohio Valley Conference indoor champions. That meet, which will feature four league opponents and be held in the same venue as the OVC showdown, is the Samford Bulldog Open. The state-of-the-art Birmingham Metro CrossPlex will be the site, offering a sneak peek of the setting for the league’s biggest battle on Feb. 20-21.
  • Golden Eagles open season this weekend at Black and Gold Invitational
    February 07, 2019
    HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Break out the bats, dust off the cleats and put on the eye black – the season is ready to start. The Tennessee Tech softball team takes to the field this weekend for its first action in its 34th season of play as it heads to Hattiesburg, Miss., for the Southern Miss Black and Gold Invitational.
  • Roberts wins OVC Field Athlete of the Week; makes four in a row for Tech track and field
    February 06, 2019
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Khemani Roberts’ dominant pentathlon performance from the Purdue Fred Wilt Open was commended by the Ohio Valley Conference Wednesday, when it named the senior all-around star its Female Field Athlete of the Week. The award marks an astonishing fourth week in a row that the Golden Eagle track and field team has had one of its members recognized by the league office.
  • Golden Eagles ink 12 to close out 2019 signing class
    February 06, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech football team already had a haul of a signing class back in December, but, on Wednesday, the Golden Eagles bolstered their ranks even further, adding more student-athletes to the signing class of 2019. The Tech football team will host an event tonight at the Hooper Eblen Center’s Eagles Nest, starting at 5:30 p.m., as head coach Dewayne Alexander introduces the signing class of 2019. Wednesday’s signees included:
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