Tennessee Tech campus keeping busy with summer sports campsSummertime on the Tennessee Tech campus means sports camps, and visits by hundreds of youngsters. Currently Golden Eagle coaches are hosting camps in baseball, softball and girl's basketball, with boy's basketball team camps set to begin Thursday.
Oberacker goes to Oakland in 25th round of MLB draftOakland takes another from Tennessee Tech as senior Chad Oberacker was drafted in the 25th round of the 2011 MLB First Year Player Draft. The 766th pick overall, Oberacker will join former teammate A.J. Kirby-Jones with the A’s franchise.
Golden Eagles stopped by top-seeded Govs at OVC TournamentTennessee Tech was halted by top-seeded Austin Peay Thursday night in the OVC Baseball Tournament, falling 2-1 despite a strong effort on the hill by Golden Eagle starter Matthew Shepherd. Tech will face the winner of the UT Martin/Southeast Missouri game Friday, at 3 p.m.
Four Golden Eagles earn post-season honors from OVCChad Oberacker is an all-OVC first-team selection for the second time, Cassanova Donaldson is a second-team pick, and Zach Stephens and Garrett Baugh were named to the All-Freshman squad Tuesday night at the OVC Tournament.
Tech to close out regular season on the road against the RacersTech baseball is set to wrap up their regular season of play with a road series at Murray State this weekend. Friday will showcase the doubleheader event, with game one slated for 1 p.m. and game two following immediately. Saturday will feature the finale contest, also at 1 p.m.
Cullen Park pitches his way to OVC honorsJunior College transfer Cullen Park was named one of the Ohio Valley Conference’s Co-Pitchers of the Week for his relief efforts on the hill in three of Tech’s four straight wins last week.
Tech surrenders early lead to give Govs a 10-4 win on SundayWhile Tech struck first with a run on the board in the top of the first inning of Sunday’s series finale, the Governors of Austin Peay worked Tech’s first two pitchers of the day for 10 runs on 14 hits en route to a 10-4 victory and 3-0 series sweep.
Golden Eagles bus to Morehead to head off Eagles this weekendThe Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech will look to climb in conference rankings this weekend with a three-game series against the Eagles of Morehead State in Kentucky this weekend. With a 65-36 lead on the lifetime series, Tech hopes to increase the gap between wins and losses over the Eagles.
Split series favors Tech in game two against EIUChad Hayes’ RBI single in the top of the seventh inning proved to be the game-winner for Tech in game two, as they split Saturday’s double-header with the Panthers with a 3-2 victory in the nightcap.
Game one start time moved to 2 p.m.The start of Tech baseball's double-header event in Charleston, Ill. against the EIU Panthers has been delayed until 2 p.m. due to inclement weather.
Seventh inning stretch favors MTSU; Golden Eagles fall 6-5Senior Chad Oberacker drove in four of Tech’s five runs in Wednesday’s nightcap in Murfreesboro, but the Golden Eagle’s efforts at the plate weren’t enough to overcome the Blue Raider’s four-run seventh inning that gave them a 6-4 lead and the eventual 6-5 win.