May 20, 2013
Fans, friends invited to Hospitality Tent during Tech games at OVC Tournament
Tennessee Tech fans and alumni attending the games at the OVC Baseball Tournament in Jackson, Tenn., later this week are invited to a hospitality tent, hosted by Tech Athletics, at The Ballpark in Jackson.
May 20, 2013
Hess collects first adidas OVC Pitcher of the Week honors
Just when he was needed most, sophomore David Hess came through in the clutch for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, helping the Golden Eagles clinch at least a share of the Ohio Valley Conference regular season title.
May 18, 2013
Golden Eagles honor seniors and alumni in regular season finale
After a marathon 54-game stretch, the regular season has finally come to a close for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, marking the end of an impressive era for the 2013 senior class at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
May 17, 2013
OVC CHAMPS: Golden Eagles grab eighth regular season title with 14-6 win over Belmont
Ohio Valley Conference regular season champions. Is there a better way to summarize the 2013 Tennessee Tech baseball team? I think not. The Golden Eagles, behind a relentless offensive attack and clutch pitching, can now hold that title proudly after dismantling Belmont, 14-6, Friday afternoon.
May 17, 2013
Golden Eagle senior class to wrap up careers Saturday against Belmont
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will honor its senior class Saturday prior to the regular season finale against Belmont in Bush Stadium. The game is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.
May 16, 2013
Golden Eagles clinch share of OVC crown off arm of Hess, bat of Miles
A golden performance on the mound by sophomore David Hess and clutch moment at the plate by junior Daniel Miles led the Tennessee Tech baseball team to clinch a share of its eighth Ohio Valley Conference regular season title with an 8-5 win over the Belmont Bruins Thursday evening.
May 16, 2013
Golden Eagles host Belmont in regular season finale to decide OVC crown
Fill the Quill. That's the headline for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as it heads into its most important series of the season this weekend, hosting Ohio Valley Conference foe Belmont in a three-game set to decide the regular season champion.
May 15, 2013
Championship series to be broadcast free on OVC Digital Network
The Tennessee Tech baseball team faces its most crucial series of the season this weekend, hosting Belmont to determine the Ohio Valley Conference championship. Fans who cannot attend in person will still be able to enjoy the sights and sounds of the game live and free on OVCDigitalNetwork.com.
May 14, 2013
Golden Eagles rally in the eighth to down in-state rival Lipscomb, 10-9
There aren't many things that the Tennessee Tech baseball team doesn't know how to do. The Golden Eagles can hit, they can pitch, and they play defense with the best of them. It seems these days the only thing they don't know how do to is give up. And that was proven once again Tuesday evening.
May 14, 2013
The best is yet to come: Honors and awards follow 2013 TTU baseball team
It's been a whirlwind of a season for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, full of record-breaking performances, emotional moments, signature wins, and plenty of awards and recognition to go around.
May 13, 2013
Golden Eagles host Lipscomb in final non-conference regular season contest
Momentum is sure to be a key for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as it heads into the final week of the 2013 regular season. The Golden Eagles will host Lipscomb in a rematch of February's match-up in Nashville that saw the Bisons defeat Tech 12-1.
May 12, 2013
Golden Eagles finish sweep of SEMO, stay atop OVC standings
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – For the seventh time this season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team wrapped up a series without dropping a contest to its opponent. The Golden Eagles defeated Southeast Missouri Sunday afternoon, 5-1, to finish their most recent sweep after beating the Redhawks on both Friday and Saturday as well.
May 11, 2013
Huge fifth inning leads Golden Eagles to 11-6 win over Redhawks
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – It took a little bit longer for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to get going Saturday evening than it did in game one, but the Golden Eagle offense indeed showed up against Southeast Missouri , scoring nine runs in the fifth innings on its way to an 11-6 win.
May 10, 2013
Golden Eagles roll with 16-1 win over OVC foe Southeast Missouri
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - An offensive onslaught and a great pitching performance led the Tennessee Tech baseball team to an impressive 16-1 win over Ohio Valley Conference foe Southeast Missouri Friday evening. The win kept the Golden Eagles in sole possession of first place in the OVC.
May 10, 2013
Parris named to 2013 Johnny Bench Award watch list
Chalk up another honor for a member of the Tennessee Tech baseball team. Junior catcher Jordan Parris has been named to the official watch list for the 2013 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com.
May 9, 2013
Golden Eagles look to stay atop OVC with final road series of season
With a place in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament already clinched, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will set its sights next on grabbing the top spot in the tournament with just six games left in league play.
May 4, 2013
Golden Eagles handed 6-1 loss at the hands of Western Carolina
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - For just the second time this season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team was handed a series loss, falling to Western Carolina Saturday afternoon, 6-1. The Golden Eagles move to 33-14 on the season and will not return to the diamond until Friday, May 10.
May 3, 2013
Western Carolina uses clutch hitting to take down Golden Eagles in Cullowhee
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - A late-game comeback attempt was too little too late for the Tennessee Tech baseball time on Friday evening as the Western Carolina Catamounts defeated the Golden Eagles behind a strong offensive performance.
May 3, 2013
Golden Eagles hit the road for final road stretch of season
Off the heels of a perfect 5-0 homestand, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will hit the road for its final road stretch of the season, playing five games away from Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express baseball complex over the next two weeks.
May 1, 2013
Golden Eagles smack three home runs in 10-6 win over East Tennessee State
There was no way. There was just no way the Golden Eagles were going to let the East Tennessee State Buccaneers shut them out for a second time this season. The Tennessee Tech baseball team made sure of it, defeating the Bucs, 10-6, Wednesday evening.
May 1, 2013
Tonight's baseball game to be streamed for free
Fans worldwide can enjoy the sights and sounds of tonight's Tennessee Tech baseball game on OVCDigitalNetwork.com. The pregame show starts at 5:55 CDT and first pitch is at 6.
April 30, 2013
Golden Eagles begin OVC bye week with home tilt against East Tennessee State
The time has finally come for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to take a week off from Ohio Valley Conference play, something that each team in the league does each season. Tech will still play a tough non-conference slate, however, beginning with East Tennessee State on Wednesday.
April 30, 2013
College Sports Madness tabs Stephens as OVC Player of the Week
Another day, another honor. That's how the 2013 season seems to be going for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as junior Zach Stephens earned his second Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week award of the week, this time from College Sports Madness.
April 29, 2013
Stephens tabbed adidas OVC Player of the Week after clutch performance
Just one day after providing the Tennessee Tech baseball team with clutch, late-game heroics against Murray State, junior Zach Stephens was rewarded for his performance by being selected as the adidas Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week.
April 28, 2013
Frazier's, Stephens' late game heroics lead Tech to walk-off win over Murray State
It was an emotional day for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as the Golden Eagles used late home runs from Evan Frazier, Zach Stephens, and Daniel Miles to rally from a five-run deficit to take down Murray State, 10-6, in 10 innings.
April 27, 2013
Golden Eagles walk off, win 10-inning thriller over Murray State
A six-hour rain delay and eighth-inning rally by Murray State weren't enough to prevent the Tennessee Tech baseball team from collecting its 31st win of the season Saturday evening as the Golden Eagles defeated the Thoroughbreds, 10-9, in 10 innings.
April 26, 2013
Golden Eagles take down Murray State behind stellar performance by Archer
With the Tennessee Tech baseball team looking to make a statement after losing its first series of the season last weekend, senior Tristan Archer lived up to his title as the Golden Eagle ace, throwing 8.2 innings of two-hit ball to lead Tech to a 4-1 win over rival Murray State.
April 25, 2013
Golden Eagles to host rival Murray State in three-game series
With just three more series left in Ohio Valley Conference play, the Tennessee Tech baseball team knows each contest grows with importance as the Golden Eagles look to capture its first regular season championship since 2010.
April 24, 2013
Lucio named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year Mid-Season Watch List
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Yet another member of the Tennessee Tech baseball team finds himself among the nation's best as sophomore Seth Lucio has been named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Mid-Season Watch List.
April 23, 2013
Golden Eagles drop Bulldogs 12-5 behind offensive onslaught
Every starter collected a hit and Andy Williams picked up his first win of the season as the Tennessee Tech baseball team used consistent scoring to defeat Alabama A&M 12-5 Tuesday evening.
April 23, 2013
Bosheers named to Brooks Wallace Shortstop of Year Award Watch List
LUBBOCK, Texas - With just under 15 games left in the regular season for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, national awards committees are hot on the look out for players all over the country that have proven to be the very best among their peers.
April 22, 2013
Golden Eagles back in Cookeville for home game against Alabama A&M
The Tennessee Tech baseball team is returns home after a four-game stint on the road for a Tuesday night contest against Alabama A&M. The Golden Eagles defeated the Bulldogs earlier this season, 8-6, and will look to do it again in Tuesday's 6 p.m. CDT game.
April 22, 2013
Honea, Miles receive adidas OVC Pitcher of the Week, Player of Week honors
Awards are starting to pile up for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as not one, but two Golden Eagles received all-Ohio Valley Conference honors Monday afternoon. It marked the fourth consecutive week a Tech player was honored by the league.
April 21, 2013
Honea leads Golden Eagles to 4-0 shutout over Jacksonville State
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. - Just when the Tennessee Tech baseball team needed it most, sophomore Jacob Honea delivered, tossing 8.1 innings of shutout ball Sunday afternoon to lead the Golden Eagles to 4-0 win over the Gamecocks.
April 20, 2013
Jax State hands Golden Eagles first series loss of the season
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – Jacksonville State proved how important home field advantage can be Saturday afternoon, handing the Tennessee Tech baseball team its first series loss of the season. The Golden Eagles fell to the Gamecocks 7-5.
April 19, 2013
Gamecocks squeak by Golden Eagles in 6-5 battle
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – A quick lead and two comeback attempts just weren’t quite enough Friday evening, as the Tennessee Tech baseball fell to Jacksonville State, 6-5, in the first of a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series.
April 18, 2013
Golden Eagles poised for big OVC showdown at Jacksonville State
The Tennessee Tech baseball team is flying high entering this weekend's Ohio Valley Conference match-up with Jacksonville State, coming off the biggest win in program history after defeating No. 2 Vanderbilt in Nashville Tuesday evening.
April 16, 2013
Golden Eagles soar in upset win over No. 2 Vanderbilt
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Clinging to a one-run lead with the bases loaded against No. 2 ranked Vanderbilt, the Tennessee Tech baseball team put a cap on the biggest victory in program history in the most appropriate fashion, turning a 4-6-3 double play to down the Commodores, 10-9.
April 15, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team primed for meeting with No. 2 Vanderbilt
Defense wins championships. While this saying commonly is associated with the sport of football, it may be better put to use in reference to the 2013 Tennessee Tech baseball team which is in the hunt for an Ohio Valley Conference title due to stellar defensive play.
April 15, 2013
Twice as nice: Thomasson earns second adidas OVC Player of the Week honors
For the third consecutive week, a member of the Tennessee Tech baseball team put up numbers so good, that the Ohio Valley Conference had no choice but to recognize them for their performance. Junior Brandon Thomasson earned the honors this week, receiving adidas OVC Player of the Week honors for the second time this season.
April 14, 2013
Golden Eagles rally three times, complete sweep of Eastern Illinois
As the saying goes, all good things come in threes. The Tennessee Tech baseball team proved that Sunday afternoon, rallying on three separate occasions to win its series-sweeping third game against Eastern Illinois, 6-5.
April 13, 2013
Cookeville native Spurgeon leads Golden Eagles to 5-2 win in first home start
Cookeville native Ross Spurgeon earned a special win on Saturday afternoon, earning the victory for the Tennessee Tech baseball team in his first career start at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
April 12, 2013
Golden Eagle bats red hot in 20-5 win over Eastern Illinois
Juniors Zach Stephens and Brandon Thomasson combined for 10 RBI and senior ace Tristan Archer tossed five solid innings as the Tennessee Tech baseball team took down the visiting Eastern Illinois Panthers 20-5 Friday evening.
April 9, 2013
Boys of Summer: Former Golden Eagles off to hot starts to 2013
Several former Tennessee Tech baseball players made the most of their chances during the 2012 season and have gotten off to hot starts in the 2013 campaign. Many of the former Golden Eagles earned offseason promotions and some even spent time in big league camp.
April 11, 2013
Golden Eagles back home for three-game series against Eastern Illinois
As the Tennessee Tech baseball team returns home from a five-game road swing, there is a slightly bigger picture to its three-game home series against Ohio Valley Conference opponent Eastern Illinois this weekend.
April 10, 2013
Miles named CollegeBaseballInsider.com National Player of the Week
Chalk up another award for Tennessee Tech third baseman Daniel Miles. The junior infielder collected his third honor of the week Wednesday afternoon, being named CollegeBaseballInsider.com Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week.
April 9, 2013
Blue Raiders come from behind, down Golden Eagles 12-9
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - As the saying goes, history has a way of repeating itself. Unfortunately for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, that's precisely what occurred Tuesday evening as the Golden Eagles fell to the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 12-9.
April 9, 2013
Miles earns Collegiate Baseball newspaper National Player of the Week honors
The awards are starting to pile up for Tennessee Tech third baseman Daniel Miles as the junior nabbed Collegiate Baseball newspaper Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week honors for his performance over the past week.
April 8, 2013
Tech to wrap up road trip at in-state rival Middle Tennessee
While revenge isn't necesarrily what the Tennessee Tech baseball team has in mind for Tuesday's contest at Middle Tennessee, the Golden Eagles will certainly be looking for a different result following this season's earlier match-up with the Blue Raiders, a 9-7 loss that saw Tech surrender a six-run lead over the final seven innings of the game.
April 8, 2013
I can see for Miles and Miles: Miles tabbed adidas OVC Player of the Week
After helping the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a huge series win over Ohio Valley Conference rival Austin Peay and putting up career-numbers over the weekend, junior Daniel Miles has been rewarded for his efforts, being named adidas OVC Player of the Week.
April 7, 2013
Golden Eagles win ninth series of the season, beat Austin Peay 12-4
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - For the second straight game, the bats were awake and dealing for the Tennessee Tech baseball team. The Golden Eagles won its ninth straight series of the season Sunday afternoon, defeating Austin Peay 12-4 and grabbing sole possession of second place in the Ohio Valley Conference.
April 6, 2013
Miles above the rest: Miles' record day lifts Tech over Austin Peay, 10-7
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - With his team trailing by two and in need of a win following three consecutive losses, Tennessee Tech third baseman Daniel Miles came through in one of the biggest ways imaginable, clubbing three home runs in three straight innings to lead the Golden Eagle baseball team over Austin Peay, 10-7.
April 5, 2013
Golden Eagle comeback bid falls short as Austin Peay takes game one, 7-3
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - For the first time since opening day, the Tennessee Tech baseball team's ace Tristan Archer found himself on the losing end of a contest as the Golden Eagles scored too little too late while falling at Austin Peay Friday night, 7-3.
April 5, 2013
Golden Eagles continue road trip with battle of the best at Austin Peay
A fantastic pitching match-up. A battle for supremacy in the Ohio Valley Conference. Two long series winning streaks. There's a lot at stake for the Golden Eagles heading into this weekend's series at Austin Peay.
April 2, 2013
Golden Eagle bats cooled by clutch ETSU pitching
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - For the first time in 33 games, the Tennessee Tech baseball team finds itself on the losing end of a shutout, falling to East Tennessee State Tuesday evening, 3-0 in Johnson City.
April 1, 2013
Leading off...ETSU: Golden Eagles to begin five-game road swing
Contrary to popular belief, the Tennessee Tech baseball team does indeed play road games, evidenced by its upcoming five-game road trip. The Golden Eagles will venture out Tuesday evening for a contest at in-state rival East Tennessee State.
April 1, 2013
Right on target: Archer earns adidas OVC Pitcher of the Week honors
The Tennessee Tech baseball team has had its share of the spotlight this season -- tying the program record for consecutive wins, holding the nation's longest winning streak of 14 games, and getting off to the best start in program history. Monday, the spotlight shines on senior Tristan Archer.
March 30, 2013
Golden Eagle streak ends at 14 as Tech splits pair with SIUE
The longest active winning streak in Division I baseball came to an end Saturday afternoon as the Tennessee Tech baseball team, winners of 14 straight, lost the back end of a doubleheader against OVC foe SIU Edwardsville.
March 29, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team postpones Friday's contest, to play doubleheader Saturday
Poor weather and field conditions have led the Tennessee Tech baseball team to postpone Friday night's Ohio Valley Conference game against SIU Edwardsville until Saturday at 11:30 a.m. CDT. The two opponents were scheduled to face-off at 6 p.m.
March 28, 2013
Bulls-Eye! Archer leads Golden Eagles to 13th straight with complete game shutout
A career-performance on the mound and some late game heroics were dead on target Thursday night as the Tennessee Tech baseball team won its Division I-leading 13th consecutive game in walk-off fashion over the visiting SIUE Cougars, 1-0.
March 28, 2013
Thursday and Friday games can be viewed on OVC Digital Network
The weather will be perfect for a night at the ol' ballpark when Tennessee Tech hosts SIUE, so the best place to be is in the stands. But, for fans and family who cannot be here, watch the games Thursday and Friday on the OVC Digital Network.
March 28, 2013
Golden Eagles to test nation's best 12-game winning streak against SIUE
Looking to extend its Division I-leading 12-game winning streak, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will play host to Ohio Valley Conference foe SIU Edwardsville in a three game set beginning Thursday at 6 p.m. CDT.
March 26, 2013
Can't touch this: Golden Eagles stretch streak to a Division I best 12
Neither a cancellation nor frigid weather can stop the red hot Tennessee Tech baseball team, winners of 12 consecutive games after eeking out a 1-0 shutout over Maryville (Tenn.) Tuesday afternoon. The win put the Golden Eagles into sole possession of the longest active win streak in the nation.
March 26, 2013
Game at Tennessee cancelled, Tech to host Maryville College at 4 p.m.
There's a new test taker on the docket for the nation's longest winning streak as the Tennessee Tech baseball team will play Maryville College today at 4 p.m CDT. Tech's regularly scheduled contest at Tennessee was cancelled due to to poor weather and field conditions.
March 26, 2013
Golden Eagles look to extend streak to 12 with contest at SEC foe Tennessee
The nation's longest winning streak will be put to the test Tuesday night, as the Tennessee Tech baseball team, winners of 11 straight, travel to Knoxville to take on the University of Tennessee.
March 24, 2013
Stephens paces Golden Eagles to series sweep of UT Martin, 11th straight
MARTIN, Tenn. - Even trailing for the first time in five games couldn't break the focus that has consumed the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as the Golden Eagles won a rain-shortened Ohio Valley Conference game over UT Martin for their 11th consecutive victory Sunday afternoon.
March 23, 2013
Perfect 10: Golden Eagles win 10th straight, top UT Martin 13-8
MARTIN, Tenn. - An eight-run first inning set the tone for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as the Golden Eagles won their 10th consecutive game and seventh straight series with a 13-8 victory over in-state rival UT Martin Saturday afternoon.
March 22, 2013
Arch Madness: Tech wins ninth straight behind senior ace Archer
MARTIN, Tenn. - For the ninth consecutive contest, the Tennessee Tech baseball team found itself on top of its opponent, taking down Ohio Valley Conference and in-state foe UT Martin, 3-1, on the road Friday evening.
March 22, 2013
Golden Eagles head to Martin looking for ninth straight victory
An eight game streak is on the line for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as the Golden Eagles look for its ninth consecutive victory Friday afternoon when they head to Martin, Tenn. to take on the Skyhawks of UT Martin.
March 20, 2013
Eight is great: Golden Eagles take eighth straight with 9-4 win over Berea
The streak continues. That much can be said as the Tennessee Tech baseball team won its eighth consecutive contest Wednesday afternoon, defeating the Berea Mountaineers, 9-4.
March 19, 2013
Golden Eagles make it seven straight, down Bulldogs 8-6 in Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A huge first inning set the tone for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Tuesday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles won their seventh consecutive game with an 8-6 victory over Alabama A&M in Huntsville.
March 18, 2013
Golden Eagles look to extend streak with two mid-week games
Can they make it seven in a row? How about eight? These are the inquiries surrounding the Tennessee Tech baseball team as it prepares for a road contest at Alabama A&M Tuesday afternoon and a home tilt against Berea Wednesday afternoon.
March 17, 2013
Golden Eagles complete series sweep of Morehead State with 5-2 win
Jacob Honea struck out a career-high 10 batters as the Tennessee Tech baseball team completed a series sweep of Morehead State with a 5-2 victory Sunday afternoon.
March 16, 2013
Golden Eagles soar back from 3-run deficit, down Morehead 11-5
A three-run Morehead State lead proved to be no match for the hot bats of the Tennessee Tech baseball team Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles used three home runs and 17 total hits to down the Eagles, 11-5.
March 15, 2013
Hot bats give Golden Eagles 11-4 OVC win over Morehead State
Three straight innings with three runs apiece proved to be more than enough for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to earn its third Ohio Valley Conference win Friday night, an 11-4 victory over Morehead State.
March 15, 2013
Golden Eagle Sports Network to webstream select baseball and softball games
Since the launch of OVCDigitalNetwork.com in August, the Golden Eagle Sports Network has produced broadcasts of several Tennessee Tech sports. Now, for the first time, Tech fans will be able to enjoy the sights and sounds of select TTU baseball and softball games for free.
March 15, 2013
WEAR GREEN and other baseball promotions announced for March
GOT GREEN? We certainly hope you do. All fans who show up to tonight's baseball game against Morehead State wearing green will receive a special prize in celebration of St. Patrick's Day Weekend.
March 15, 2013
Golden Eagles look for sixth straight series with visit from Morehead State
League play has finally made its way to Cookeville as the Tennessee Tech baseball team will host its first Ohio Valley Conference opponent of the season this weekend, welcoming Morehead State for a three-game set beginning Friday.
March 13, 2013
Lights-out pitching leads Golden Eagles to 7-1 win over NKU
Five pitchers combined for a three-hitter and Dylan Bosheers drove in three runs as the Tennessee Tech baseball team clinched its fifth series of the season with a 7-1 victory over Northern Kentucky Wednesday afternoon.
March 12, 2013
Golden Eagles surge past Northern Kentucky with huge eighth inning
Not even a 40-minute power outage couldn't keep the Tennessee Tech baseball team from winning its ninth game of the season as the Golden Eagles overcame the delay to erupt for eight runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and down Northern Kentucky ,13-2, Tuesday evening.
March 11, 2013
Tech welcomes Northern Kentucky for first-ever meeting
Can they make it five in a row? That's the question facing the Tennessee Tech baseball team as it returns home for a two-game set against Northern Kentucky, Tuesday and Wednesday.
March 10, 2013
Golden Eagles hold on late for 5-4 win over Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. - Zach Stephens went 3-for-3 and Seth Lucio pitched 5.1 innings in relief for his second win of the season as the Tennessee Tech baseball team took down the Eastern Kentucky Colonels, 5-4, to win its fourth series of the 2013 season.
March 9, 2013
Home runs sink Golden Eagles in 18-7 loss to Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. – The long ball, usually a great ally of the Tennessee Tech baseball team, took a different side Saturday afternoon as the Eastern Kentucky Colonels used four home runs to take down the Golden Eagles, 18-7.
March 8, 2013
Archer gem guides Golden Eagles to 5-1 win in OVC opener
Tristan Archer pitched a complete game and Daniel Miles homered in his second straight contest as the Tennessee Tech baseball team opened up Ohio Valley Conference play with a 5-1 road victory at Eastern Kentucky.
March 7, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team to open OVC play at EKU with three-game set
The 2013 OVC baseball slate will kick off this weekend as the Tennessee Tech baseball team opens its league schedule with a three-game series at Eastern Kentucky.
March 6, 2013
Golden Eagle comeback bid halted by Michigan State
With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and Michigan State clinging to a three-run lead, all looked to be over for the Tennessee Tech baseball team until junior Daniel Miles blasted a solo shot over the left field wall.
March 5, 2013
Tuesday's game versus Michigan State cancelled
Poor weather and field conditions have led the Tennessee Tech baseball team to cancel Tuesday's game against Michigan State. The two opponents were scheduled to face-off at 3 p.m. CST.
March 5, 2013
Tech preps for second Big Ten opponent as Michigan State visits Cookeville
For the second time this season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will host a Big Ten opponent when Michigan State comes to town for a two-games series on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Golden Eagles will meet the Spartans for the first time in program history.
March 2, 2013
Tech wins suspended game, final contest against BGSU cancelled
After weather forced Game Two against Bowling Green to be suspended in the seventh inning, the Tennessee Tech baseball team earned an 8-5 win Sunday morning following the cancellation of the continuation and Game 3 due to weather.
March 2, 2013
Today's starting time has been moved to 3 p.m.
The starting time for the second game of the series with Bowling Green has been moved. Saturday's game, originally set for a noon start, will be delayed until 3 p.m. Weather has forced the delay.
March 1, 2013
10-4 good buddy: Tech opens series with win
The offense produced a great team effort and senior ace Tristan Archer backed it with a strong pitching performance as the Tennessee Tech baseball team took down the Bowling Green Falcons 10-4 in the first of a three game series.
February 27, 2013
Bowling Green comes to Cookeville for three-game weekend series
Looking for it's third series win in as many attempts, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will host the Falcons of Bowling Green this weekend, beginning the three-game set with a 3 p.m. contest on Friday.
February 26, 2013
Middle Tennessee rallies, sneaks past Tech, 9-7
With a 7-1 lead after two innings of play, the Tennessee Tech baseball team looked well on its way to a win over in-state rival Middle Tennessee. The Blue Raiders had other plans, however, and battled all the way back to claim a 9-7 victory Tuesday night.
February 25, 2013
Thomasson garners first adidas OVC Player of the Week honors
Coming as no surprise, Tennessee Tech baseball player Brandon Thomasson was named adidasÂ® OVC Player of the Week Monday. The junior designated hitter left voters little choice...
February 25, 2013
Golden Eagles host long-time rival Middle Tennessee Tuesday
One of Tennessee Tech's longest running and fiercest rivals on the baseball diamond, the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders will visit Tuesday for a 3 p.m. contest against coach Matt Bragga's Golden Eagles. Admission is free.
February 24, 2013
Golden Eagles walk-off with 10-9 win over Niagara in 11 innings
Trailing 8-3 in the sixth inning, all looked bleak for the Tennessee Tech baseball team. The Golden Eagles never gave in, however, capping a five-run comeback with a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the 11th inning to defeat Niagara 10-9.
February 23, 2013
Golden Eagles roll behind bat of Thomasson, arm of Hess
Brandon Thomasson hit two home runs and David Hess struck out eight batters as the Tennessee Tech baseball team cruised to a 9-0 victory over the Niagara Purple Eagles Saturday afternoon.
February 22, 2013
Niagara wins pitcher's duel, beats Golden Eagles in extras, 4-2
Friday afternoon turned into a pitcher's duel for the Tennessee Tech baseball team, as the starters for both the Golden Eagles and Purple Eagles pitched at least eight innings in a 4-2, 10-inning win for Niagara.
February 22, 2013
Golden Eagles look to rebound in three-game series against Niagara
As the second weekend of play approaches, the Tennessee Tech baseball team is looking to rebound from a tough 12-1 road loss to Lipscomb Tuesday evening when it hosts the Niagara Purple Eagles in a three-game set beginning Friday.
February 21, 2013
Save the dates: Alumni events planned for four Tech teams
Former Golden Eagle baseball, softball, soccer and football players are being invited back to campus in the next couple of months as Tennessee Tech hosts alumni activities for each of those sports.
February 19, 2013
Bisons use big inning to down Golden Eagles, 12-1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Lipscomb Bisons proved baseball is a game where anything can happen Tuesday evening, as the Tennessee Tech baseball team played eight strong innings but still fell to the Nashville squad, 12-1.
February 18, 2013
Golden Eagles set for first road game of 2013 at Lipscomb
On the heels of a greatly successful opening weekend, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will hit the road for a single contest in Nashville against the Lipscomb Bisons on Tuesday.
February 18, 2013
Stephens named to several CollegeBaseballInsider.com preseason titles
Junior first baseman Zach Stephens continues to wrack up preseason awards, garnering a number of honors from CollegeBaseballInsider.com in its recent preseason OVC predictions and national awards.
February 17, 2013
Golden Eagles walk-off against Illini, take weekend series 2-1
In a game that featured three lead changes and a tie heading into the ninth inning, the Tennessee Tech baseball team emerged victorious, defeating the Illinois Fighting Illini 7-6 in walk-off fashion with a home run by junior designated hitter Brandon Thomasson.
February 16, 2013
Golden Eagles rally, take down Big Ten foe Illinois, 6-5
Not even the weather could stop the Tennessee Tech baseball team Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles came back from two runs down to defeat the Illinois Fighting Illini of the Big Ten Conference, 6-5.
February 15, 2013
Illinois downs Tech in season opener despite 11 TTU hits
Despite chilly and wet weather, there was a great atmosphere for the Tennessee Tech baseball team on Opening Day Friday, as more than 400 fans gathered to see the Golden Eagles kick off the 2013 season against Illinois.
February 15, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball set for Opening Weekend, Big Ten foe Illinois
The Tennessee Tech baseball teams gets the 2013 season underway this weekend, hosting a three-game series against Illinois, one of two Big Ten opponents scheduled to visit Cookeville this spring. Admission is free.
February 11, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team looks forward to 2013 opening day
With just days to go before opening day, the Tennessee Tech baseball team is working hard to get into mid-season form early to try and prove the Ohio Valley Conference wrong about its preseason predictions.
January 29, 2013
Three Golden Eagles named Preseason All-OVC by College Sports Madness
Just three weeks until Opening Day of the 2013 Tennessee Tech baseball season, three members of the Golden Eagle squad have earned preseason all-OVC honors from College Sports Madness.
January 25, 2013
Golden Eagle High School Elite Camp still on schedule for Saturday morning
Despite recent inclement weather, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will still be hosting its annual High School Elite Camp for grades 9-12 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 as planned.
January 22, 2013
Golden Eagle Baseball School presents an Indoor Coach Pitch League
The Tennessee Tech baseball team is back at it again, offering another of its renowned Golden Eagle Baseball School camps. The newest addition to the GEBS is an Indoor League, set to begin Feb. 4.
September 28, 2011
Getting to know Golden Eagle center fielder Austin Wulf
Golden Eagle fans, take a moment to Get To Know TTU baseball player Austin Wulf, and see how well two teammates know him.
January 11, 2013
Big Ten opponents, in-state rivals highlight 2013 Tech baseball schedule
If there’s one thing that fans of the Tennessee Tech baseball team have come to expect, it’s that the team faces a tough schedule, year-in and year-out. This year’s squad will not disappoint as the Golden Eagles revealed yet another beauty when they released their 2013 schedule.
January 6, 2013
Golden Eagle baseball team to host annual High School Elite Camp
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will be hosting its annual High School Elite Camp for grades 9-12 on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. Registration is still open.
December 13, 2012
Stephens named to NCBWA preseason all-America third-team
Golden Eagle baseball fans can get ready for big things from first baseman Zach Stephens this season, or at least that's what the National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association thinks, honoring the junior slugger as a preseason All-America third-team selection.
December 12, 2012
Boys of Summer: Two former Golden Eagles on the move
Former Tennessee Tech baseball players Ryan Dennick and A.J. Kirby-Jones will represent different organizations next season, both relocating over the past month due to different circumstances for each guy.
November 29, 2012
Golden Eagle baseball hauls in 78th ranked recruiting class
The Tennessee Tech baseball coaching staff has made an historic mark on the program by garnishing national attention for the team's 2013 recruiting class. The Golden Eagle class is ranked 78th according to Perfect Game.
November 12, 2012
Grey Team unloads nine runs to claim 2012 Purple & Gold Series Title
The Grey Team completed a two-game comeback Thursday afternoon, defeating the Purple Team 9-5 in the decisive Game 5 of the Purple & Gold Series. The Grey team which trailed in the series 2-1, unloaded for a series-high nine runs to win the title.
November 7, 2012
Frazier, Grey Team shuts out Purple Team to force decisive Game 5
The Tennessee Tech Grey Team played its best baseball of the Purple and Gold Series Tuesday afternoon, shutting out the Purple team despite having its back to the wall the first elimination game of the series.
November 5, 2012
Tennessee Tech baseball team hosting advanced camp
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will be hosting an advanced skills and drills camp for grades 6-8 beginning Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. Registration is still open.
November 5, 2012
Purple Team grabs 2-1 series lead behind arms of Taylor, Bryant
The Purple Team squeaked by the Grey Team Sunday afternoon, securing a 2-1 lead in the Tennessee Tech Purple and Gold Series and putting the Grey Team on the brink of elimination.
November 1, 2012
Archer shuts down Gray Team in Purple and Gold Series Game 2
The Tennessee Tech baseball team held Game 2 of its Purple and Gold Series Thursday afternoon, a game that had several implications lying within it. Win, and the Purple Team would own a demanding 2-0 lead in the five game series. Lose, and it would be a whole new series.
November 1, 2012
Baseball team volunteers at Stevens Street Baptist Church
The Tennessee Tech baseball team shared time and volunteered at the Stevens Street Baptist Church Family Fun Fall Fest Wednesday evening, in an effort to give back to the community and provide a fun time for the families who enjoyed the free event.
October 30, 2012
Purple team takes Game 1 of Purple and Gold Series 6-2
The Tennessee Tech baseball team played its first of a five-game mock "world series" Tuesday afternoon, with members of the Golden Eagle squad taking on each other following a Monday evening draft by the senior members of the team.
October 30, 2012
Golden Eagles holding annual Purple and Gold Series this week
The Tennessee Tech baseball team played the first of a five-game mock "world series" Tuesday, pitting two intrasquad teams against each other in its annual Purple and Gold Series.
October 30, 2012
Golden Eagles launch new web site for Baseball School
The Tennessee Tech baseball team has taken a large step toward streamlining its baseball school registration process, launching a new web site dedicated to informing potential participants about all the program has to offer.
October 11, 2012
Tennessee Tech baseball team to host Baseball School Team Camp
The Tennessee Tech baseball coaching staff will hold a two-day, Baseball School Team Camp this weekend, open to high school and "travel" teams. The camp will be held Saturday and Sunday at Howell Bush Stadium in the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
October 5, 2012
2013 OVC Baseball Championship to Return to Pringles Park
The Ohio Valley Conference announced on Friday a one-year extension to its deal to hold its annual baseball championship at Pringles Park in Jackson, Tenn.
Golden Eagle baseball team takes part at Prescott South Middle School
The Tennessee Tech baseball team took part in Positive Encouragement Day at Prescott South Middle School last Friday, talking to those students who earned the chance to meet the players with excellence both in and out of the classroom.
September 28, 2012
Tennessee Tech baseball team draws MLB interest with Pro Scout Night
The Golden Eagle baseball team held its annual Pro Scout Night Thursday evening, hosting a slew of Major League Baseball scouts. Representing 15 of the 30 major league baseball clubs, scouts put the Tech players through a variety of drills during the event.
September 25, 2012
Tennessee Tech baseball team adds 15 in strong class of 2013
Another season, another great recruiting class for the Tennessee Tech baseball team as head coach Matt Bragga, along with assistant and recruiting coordinator Brandon Turner, have put together one of the most promising groups of newcomers in the Bragga era.
September 20, 2012
Golden Eagles baseball team to hold tryouts for Tech students
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will hold its annual open tryouts for currently enrolled Tech students on Monday, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m. CT at the baseball complex.
September 11, 2012
Tennessee Tech baseball rounds out coaching staff with Medley, Church
The Tennessee Tech baseball team welcomed two new members to its coaching staff recently, bringing along former collegiate pitchers Kyle Medley (Belhaven University) and Cody Church (Lincoln Memorial University).
September 10, 2012
Boys of Summer: Former Golden Eagles heat up as seasons come to an end
Former Tennessee Tech baseball player Adam Liberatore made his presence felt over the final month of the regular season for the Durham Bulls. He may have to wait for a big league audition, but the wait should be well worth it for the Tampa Bay Rays, who boast one of baseball's best pitching staffs.
August 22, 2012
Golden Eagle baseball to host fall Elite Baseball Camp
Over the next few weeks, Tennessee Tech’s baseball staff will host the Golden Eagle Elite Baseball Camp, a pair of one-day events that is designed for the serious ball player between the ages of 16 and 18.
August 6, 2012
Boys of Summer: Several former Golden Eagles earn promotions
Former Tennessee Tech baseball player Stephen Pryor has made noise this summer as a member of the Seattle Mariners and will look to continue the success after a stint on the disabled list.
August 1, 2012
TTU Sports Hall of Fame member Don Cook passes away
Don Cook, a 1984 inductee into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame, died Monday morning in Maryville, Tenn. He was 83. Funeral services will be held Friday in Cookeville.
July 25, 2012
Baseball School Team Camp this weekend at Tennessee Tech
The Tennessee Tech baseball coaching staff will host a Baseball School Team Camp this weekend for high school and "travel" teams. The camp will be held Saturday and Sunday at Bush Stadium.
July 10, 2012
Stephens gets a nod from Collegebaseballinsider.com
Zach Stephens was named honorable mention All-America by Collegebaseballinsider.com after capping off a stellar sophomore season with an appearance in the 2012 College Home Run Derby in Omaha. Stephens was named Freshman All-America a year ago.
June 28, 2012
Tech’s Stephens to participate in College Home Run Derby
Tennessee Tech sophomore Zach Stephens has been selected as one of seven players from college baseball to participate in the 2012 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby
June 27, 2012
Tech baseball finishes near top in multiple NCAA statistical categories
The Tennessee Tech baseball team finished in the top-50 in six NCAA statistical team categories, while several Golden Eagles appeared on the individual rankings as well
June 25, 2012
Boys of Summer: Kirby-Jones and Oberacker heating it up in Single-A
Former Tennessee Tech baseball players A.J. Kirby-Jones and Chad Oberacker are making their presence know as they have combined for 20 hits in their last 10 games for the Stockton Ports
June 22, 2012
Stephens named to ABCA/Rawlings South Region Team
Tennessee Tech sophomore Zach Stephens has added another accolade to his impressive resume this season as he was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings all-South Region second team
June 11, 2012
Baseball Summer Camp underway
Tennessee Tech head coach Matt Bragga and his staff have begun their annual Baseball Summer Camp. The four-day camp will be held at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex
June 11, 2012
Boys of Summer: Pryor earns first win in no-hitter
Former Tennessee Tech pitcher Stephen Pryor earned his first major league win as he took part in Seattle’s 1-0, no-hit victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers
June 7, 2012
Shepherd drafted by the San Diego Padres
Shepherd becomes the 11th TTU player in the last six seasons to be drafted by a major league organization dating back to 2007
June 6, 2012
Golden Eagle Baseball hosts Summer Camp
Tennessee Tech head coach Matt Bragga and the Golden Eagle coaching staff will host their four-day Golden Eagle Showcase Camp at the Averitt Express Baseball complex on the campus of Tennessee Tech, June 11-14
June 1, 2012
Former Golden Eagle Stephen Pryor gets called up to the Seattle Mariners
Behind his solid performances in Double-A and Triple-A this season, former Tennessee Tech pitcher Stephen Pryor will join the Seattle Mariners this weekend for their series against the Chicago White Sox
May 30, 2012
Former Golden Eagle Oberacker hits for the cycle
Former Tennessee Tech baseball player Chad Oberacker hit for the cycle in the Stockton Ports 9-1 win over the High Desert Mavericks Tuesday
May 28, 2012
Boys of Summer: Pryor continues to thrive in Triple-A
Former Tennessee Tech pitcher Stephen Pryor has continued his success since earning his promotion to the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers two weeks ago
May 22, 2012
Five Golden Eagle baseball players earn all-OVC honors
The Tennessee Tech baseball team saw five players receive all-OVC honors, including Ben Burgess who was named all-OVC First Team, Zach Stephens, who was named all-OVC Second Team and a trio of players in Dylan Bosheers, Seth Lucio and David Hess who were named to the all-Freshman Team
May 21, 2012
Stephens named semifinalist for NCBWA’s Dick Howser Trophy
Tennessee Tech sophomore Zach Stephens has been named a semifinalist for the 2012 Dick Howser Trophy by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
May 21, 2012
Archer earns second OVC Pitcher of the Week honor
After guiding Tennessee Tech to a 5-0 win in the series opener against Austin Peay, TTU starter Tristan Archer has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week
May 19, 2012
Austin Peay hands Tech a 10-4 loss in series finale
A six-run top of the third inning proved to be the decisive event Saturday afternoon as Tennessee Tech fell to Austin Peay 10-4 in the Golden Eagles season finale
May 18, 2012
Golden Eagle rally comes up short as Austin Peay evens series
There was plenty of drama to go around near the tail end of Friday’s game between Tennessee Tech and Austin Peay, but it was a double play in the bottom of the eighth and two solo-shots in the top ninth that cemented the Governors 10-7 win
May 17, 2012
Archer’s gem vaults Tech past Austin Peay
Tennessee Tech’s Tristan Archer came up with a big-time performance Thursday evening, as he had the Ohio Valley Conference leading Austin Peay Governors looking confused all night long in the batter’s box as he guided the Golden Eagles to a 5-0 victory
May 16, 2012
TTU concludes regular season with three-game series against Austin Peay
With postseason implications on the line this weekend, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will host a three-game series against Ohio Valley Conference foe Austin Peay that will be highlighted by Saturday’s Senior and Alumni Day
May 15, 2012
Tech rallies in the ninth to secure win over Lipscomb
Tuesday’s contest saw Lipscomb try to keep up with the Golden Eagles all night long as the Bisons came back from a pair of two-run deficits, but they finished the evening one comeback short as TTU was able to plate the winning run in the top of the ninth to secure the win
May 14, 2012
Boys of Summer: Pryor and Dennick earn promotions
Stephen Pryor and Ryan Dennick both earned promotions last week as Pryor got called up to the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers, while Dennick moved up to the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals
May 14, 2012
Tech wraps up non-conference schedule at Lipscomb
Entering their final week of the regular season, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will conclude their non-conference schedule Tuesday, as they travel to Lipscomb for a 6 p.m. game
May 13, 2012
TTU's series finale against EKU rained out
Due to rainy conditions, Sunday's game between Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky has been rained out
May 12, 2012
Pitcher’s duel favors Eastern Kentucky as TTU falls 4-0
Despite the final score, the game remained close near the tail end of the eighth inning as the Colonels held a slim 2-0 lead. With two outs in the bottom of the eighth, Bryan Soloman added two insurance runs to give EKU the 4-0 lead
May 11, 2012
TTU opens series with extra inning loss to EKU
The Tennessee Tech baseball team went into extra innings for the second straight game Friday afternoon, but it was Eastern Kentucky that ultimately prevailed as the Colonels claimed a 6-5 Ohio Valley Conference win in 11 innings
May 10, 2012
Golden Eagles resume OVC play at Eastern Kentucky
With just six Ohio Valley Conference games left in the regular season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to increase its lead for the final playoff spot as it travels to Eastern Kentucky for a three-game series
May 8, 2012
Golden Eagles thwarted by Clemson in extras
The Tennessee Tech baseball team fought tooth and nail with Clemson all game long Tuesday afternoon, but a walk-off home run by Richie Shaffer in the 10th inning secured the win for the Tigers
May 8, 2012
Golden Eagles kick off road trip Tuesday at Clemson
After taking two out of three against Morehead State last weekend, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will take a short break from Ohio Valley Conference play Tuesday as it travels to Clemson for a 1 p.m. game
May 7, 2012
Boys of Summer: Liberatore returns to Tennessee to take on Lookouts
Adam Liberatore, a former Tennessee Tech baseball player, made his return to Tennessee Sunday as he got the save against the Chattanooga Lookouts as he continues his journey to the show
May 6, 2012
Big innings guide Tech to series victory over Morehead State
A five-run second inning and a six-run fifth inning proved to be the difference Sunday afternoon as Tennessee Tech claimed the series with a 13-7 win against Morehead State
May 5, 2012
Tech evens series behind three-run eighth inning
Game two of Tennessee Tech’s three-game series against Morehead State had a total of 34 hits Saturday, but it was the Golden Eagles who came up with the biggest hits in the eighth inning as they drove in three runs to even the series with a 10-9 win
May 4, 2012
Golden Eagles dealt 3-2 loss by Morehead State in OVC action
Morehead State pitchers Aaron Goe and Matt Duncan combined to stifle Tennessee Tech's offense, and a solid effort by Golden Eagles Tristan Archer and Garrett Baugh on the hill lacked run support as the visiting Eagles took a 3-2 win Friday in the opening game of their OVC series.
May 3, 2012
Golden Eagles host weekend series against Morehead State
With three Ohio Valley Conference series left in the season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to climb up the standings as it hosts a three-game series against the Morehead State Eagles
May 1, 2012
Stephens named to USA Baseball 60-man watch list for Golden Spikes Award
Tennessee Tech sophomore first baseman Zach Stephens has been named to USA Baseball’s 60-man watch list for the Golden Spikes Award
April 29, 2012
Eastern Illinois goes yard four times as it hands Tennessee Tech a 9-3 loss
The long ball and defense were working for Eastern Illinois Sunday afternoon as the Panthers notched four home runs and turned five double plays in defeating Tennessee Tech, 9-3
April 28, 2012
Golden Eagles come up one short of Eastern Illinois
A five-run sixth inning for Eastern Illinois proved to be the deciding factor Saturday afternoon as the Panthers handed Tennessee Tech a 9-8 loss in game two of their three-game series
April 27, 2012
Golden Eagles fall to Panthers in extras
Game one of Tennessee Tech’s series with Eastern Illinois proved to be a back-and-forth battle, but it was the Panthers who would rally for two runs in the ninth and one in the 10th inning to earn the 7-6 win
April 26, 2012
Tech hosts crucial conference series against Eastern Illinois
With just four more Ohio Valley Conference series left in the regular season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to increase its lead in the standings over Eastern Illinois as it hosts the Panthers in a three-game series this weekend
April 25, 2012
Boys of Summer: Kirby-Jones and Oberacker making noise in Oakland’s farm system
A.J. Kirby-Jones and Chad Oberacker, two of Tennessee Tech’s former baseball players, are heating things up in the minors as they continue their journey to the show
April 24, 2012
Middle Tennessee rallies to extra-inning victory over Tennessee Tech
The Tennessee Tech baseball team may have gotten off to a quick start Tuesday evening, but it was Middle Tennessee that would have the final say as the Blue Raiders staged a late-game rally to hand the Golden Eagles a 10-7 loss in extra innings
April 23, 2012
Golden Eagles open homestand against Middle Tennessee
The Tennessee Tech baseball team welcomes former Ohio Valley Conference foe Middle Tennessee Tuesday to kickoff seven-game homestand
April 22, 2012
Pitcher’s duel favors Southeast Missouri in series finale
Tennessee Tech starter David Hess and Southeast Missouri starter Dylan Lynn were on their game Sunday afternoon as SEMO edge out a 3-1 Ohio Valley Conference victory as both teams combined for just 11 hits
April 21, 2012
Tech strikes early as Golden Eagles even series with Southeast Missouri
A five-run first inning, and a solid start from Matthew Shepherd, gave Tennessee Tech everything it needed Saturday as the Golden Eagles evened their series with Southeast Missouri with an 8-3 win
April 20, 2012
Golden Eagles endure 9-6 setback at Southeast Missouri
Despite posting 11 hits, the Tennessee Tech baseball team was unable to keep pace with Southeast Missouri Friday afternoon as the Redhawks handed the Golden Eagles a 9-6 loss in the series opener
April 19, 2012
Golden Eagles take winning streak on the road to Southeast Missouri
Fresh off a walk-off victory over Belmont, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to extend its winning streak as it travels to Southeast Missouri this weekend for a three-game series
April 18, 2012
Morris walk-off, two-run homer lifts Tech to 7-6 victory over Belmont
Tennessee Tech third baseman Michael Morris played the hero Wednesday in TTU’s 7-6 win over Belmont as he knocked a two-run shot to right center for the walk-off win
April 17, 2012
Golden Eagles wrap up homestand against Belmont
After blasting SIU Edwardsville 18-5 Sunday, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will take a break from Ohio Valley Conference action Wednesday as it hosts the Belmont Bruins
April 15, 2012
Golden Eagles thrash SIU Edwardsville in series finale
To say that the Tennessee Tech bats came alive Sunday afternoon would be an understatement, as the Golden Eagles scored 18 runs on 18 hits in their 18-5 victory over SIU Edwardsville
April 14, 2012
Golden Eagles upended by Cougar’s late-game rally
Three runs in both the eighth and ninth innings proved to be too much for Tennessee Tech to overcome Saturday as it dropped a 10-6 loss to SIU Edwardsville
April 13, 2012
SIU Edwardsville opens the series with a 10-3 win over Tennessee Tech
The pitching and the hitting favored SIU Edwardsville Friday evening as the Cougars cruised to a 10-3 win over Tennessee Tech behind Travis Felax’s complete game
April 13, 2012
Golden Eagles host conference series against SIU Edwardsville
Game one of the series is set for Friday at 6 p.m., with game two slated for Saturday at 2 p.m. and game three set for Sunday at 1 p.m. Admission is free to all of Tech’s regular season home games.
April 12, 2012
Slugger Stephens among nation's leaders in several batting statistics
Stephens leads the nation in five separate hitting categories
April 11, 2012
Tennessee Tech routs Alabama A&M in non-conference action
After a rough non-conference outing at Belmont, the Tennessee Tech baseball team returned home Tuesday in force as it got up on Alabama A&M quickly as the Golden Eagles claimed the 13-1 victory
April 10, 2012
Belmont strikes early as it hands Tennessee Tech an 8-1 loss in non-conference action
TTU relief pitcher Josh Bryant throws four shutout innings; Dylan Bosheers records a game-high three hits
April 9, 2012
Golden Eagles travel to Belmont; host Alabama A&M
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will take a small break from Ohio Valley Conference action as it travels to Belmont and hosts Alabama A&M. The game against the Bruins is set for Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., while the game against the Bulldogs is slated Wednesday at 6 p.m.
April 7, 2012
Late rally sends Jacksonville State past Tennessee Tech in series finale
Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State certainly showed that they are evenly matched Saturday afternoon. TTU put together a three-run seventh inning to take the lead, only to see JSU answer right back in the bottom of the inning as the Gamecocks eventually took the series with an 8-6 win.
April 6, 2012
Golden Eagles even series with 7-6 win over Jacksonville State
Tennessee Tech’s four-run eighth proved too much for Jacksonville State Friday evening, as the Golden Eagles evened the series with a 7-6 win
April 5, 2012
Golden Eagles fall 5-2 in series opener at Jacksonville State
Despite posting 10 hits on the road Thursday evening, the Tennessee Tech baseball team was unable to overcome the Jacksonville State pitching staff as the Gamecocks handed TTU a 5-2 loss
April 4, 2012
TTU hits the road for conference series against Jacksonville State
After sweeping Murray State, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to keep things rolling as it continues Ohio Valley Conference play with a three-game series against Jacksonville State beginning Thursday
April 2, 2012
Tristan Archer named OVC Pitcher of the Week
After guiding the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a 6-1 win in the series opener against Murray State, TTU junior Tristan Archer has been named the Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week
April 1, 2012
Golden Eagles overcome early deficit as they sweep Murray State
The runs came in bunches for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Sunday afternoon as it earned its first Ohio Valley Conference sweep of the season as it downed Murray State 8-7
March 31, 2012
Late hitting from Burgess propels Tennessee Tech past Murray State Saturday
There were plenty of hits to go around Saturday afternoon in game two of Tennessee Tech’s Ohio Valley Conference series against Murray State, but it was TTU’s Ben Burgess who would have the biggest hits, including a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to give Tech the 12-11 win
March 30, 2012
Tennessee Tech soars past Racers as Archer throws complete game
The Golden Eagles dropped Ohio Valley Conference foe Murray State 6-1 in their series opener Friday as Tristan Archer twirled a four-hit, complete game.
March 29, 2012
Tech hosts weekend series against OVC rival Murray State
After a five-game road trip, the Tennessee Tech baseball team returns home this weekend for a three-game series against Ohio Valley Conference rival Murray State
March 27, 2012
Vanderbilt hands Golden Eagles 6-0 loss; Murray State series next
Zach Stephens recorded two of Tennessee Tech’s four hits, while Michael Morris and Dylan Bosheers accounted for one hit each, as the Golden Eagles were handed a 6-0 loss Tuesday night at Vanderbilt.
March 26, 2012
TTU wraps up road trip at Vanderbilt Tuesday night
Tennessee Tech baseball will look to upset another Southeastern Conference opponent as it travels to Vanderbilt Tuesday; First pitch pushed back to 6:30 p.m.
March 25, 2012
Golden Eagles upended by UT Martin in series finale
Sunday’s game between Tennessee Tech and UT Martin got out of hand quickly as the Skyhawks tallied 10 runs in the first two innings in their 13-6 win
March 24, 2012
Tech evens series with blowout of UT Martin
A seven-run sixth inning proved too much for UT Martin Saturday as Tennessee Tech cruised to an 11-1 win to even the series
March 23, 2012
TTU drops series opener at UT Martin
Despite a quick start, Tennessee Tech was unable to keep the UT Martin Skyhawks at bay as UTM rallied for six unanswered runs Friday to take the series opener 6-5
March 22, 2012
Golden Eagles begin OVC play on the road at UT Martin
With the first third of the season behind them, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will kick off their Ohio Valley Conference schedule this weekend as they travel to UT Martin
March 20, 2012
Golden Eagles drop pitcher’s duel at Middle Tennessee
TTU and MTSU combined for just four runs on 11 hits as both pitching staffs proved difficult to overcome
March 20, 2012
Lucio and Stephens garner OVC weekly honors
Stephens was named the OVC Player of the Week, while Lucio earned the OVC Pitcher of the Week award
March 19, 2012
Stephens named a Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Player of the Week
Tennessee Tech sophomore Zach Stephens has been named a Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Player of the Week for his efforts last week against Tennessee and Central Michigan
March 19, 2012
Golden Eagles kick off road trip at Middle Tennessee
Having won four of its last five games, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will now take its momentum on the road as it begins a five-game road trip Tuesday, beginning with Middle Tennessee
March 18, 2012
Golden Eagles score 14 runs to claim series victory over Central Michigan
Five Golden Eagles recorded at least two hits in the game Sunday, paced by leadoff hitter Austin Wulf who tallied a team-high four hits, including a three-run home run (photo) in the fourth inning as Tech earned a 14-13 win over the Chippewas
March 17, 2012
Three home runs launch Tech past Central Michigan, 7-4
Dylan Bosheers, Ben Burgess and Zach Stephens all go yard as the trio combined for five hits and six RBI in Tennessee Tech's 7-4 victory Saturday over Central Michigan. The game included two rain delays.
March 16, 2012
Golden Eagles edged by Chippewas, 12-11, in extra innings
Central Michigan eeked out a 12-11 win Friday in the opening game of a three-game series at Tennessee Tech as the Golden Eagles' potential tying run was thrown out at the plate.
March 15, 2012
Tech baseball hosts three-game series against Central Michigan
Just a few days removed from its big win over Tennessee, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to keep its momentum going as hosts a three-game series against the Central Michigan Chippewas this weekend
March 13, 2012
Lucio shines as Golden Eagles down Volunteers in Knoxville
Freshman Seth Lucio struck out 11 Tennessee batters in 8.1 innings and the Golden Eagles backed him on the way to a 5-1 Golden Eagle victory Tuesday night at Lindsey Nelson Field in Knoxville.
March 12, 2012
Golden Eagles to take on Volunteers in Knoxville
After winning the final game of its series against Evansville, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will look to keep things rolling Tuesday as it travels to Tennessee
March 11, 2012
Golden Eagle bats come alive in series finale with Evansville
The Tennessee Tech offense wasted little time in getting to Evansville pitching staff as it tallied 10 runs through the first four innings Sunday, as the Golden Eagles cruised to a 10-2 victory
March 10, 2012
Bullpen battles favors Evansville
Game two of Tennessee Tech’s three-game series with Evansville Saturday featured a little more offense than game one
March 9, 2012
Golden Eagles and Purple Aces open series with a pitcher's dual
The hits and runs came at a premium in game one of Tennessee Tech’s three-game series with Evansville, as the Golden Eagles and Purple Aces combined for five runs and 12 hits
March 8, 2012
TTU hosts weekend series against Evansville
After a quick stop at Kentucky, the Tennessee Tech baseball team returns home for its third home series of the season as it hosts the Evansville Purple Aces this weekend
March 6, 2012
Tennessee Tech takes Kentucky to the limit
The Tennessee Tech baseball team gave the #23 Kentucky Wildcats everything they could handle Tuesday afternoon
March 5, 2012
Golden Eagles travel to undefeated Kentucky Tuesday
After winning its weekend series against Dayton, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will travel to #23 Kentucky Tuesday to try and hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season
March 4, 2012
Stephens powers Tech to series win over Dayton
After splitting the first two games of the series against Dayton, the Tennessee Tech baseball team put together a late game rally Sunday to win the series with a 9-8 victory
March 3, 2012
Golden Eagles split doubleheader with Dayton
Tristan Archer earned his second victory of the season and Austin Wulf extended his hitting streak to 10 games as Tennessee Tech split a Saturday doubleheader with Dayton. The final game of the series is Sunday at 1 p.m.
March 2, 2012
Friday’s TTU baseball game rescheduled for Saturday
The Golden Eagles and Flyers will now take part in a doubleheader Saturday, with the first game scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
March 1, 2012
Golden Eagles host three-game series against Dayton Flyers
Fresh off its recent victory over Lipscomb, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will wrap up its seven-game homestand this weekend with a three-game series against the Dayton Flyers
February 28, 2012
Four Tennessee Tech home runs prove too much for Lipscomb
The power hitting came alive for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Tuesday as it notched four dingers, en route to a 9-8 win over Lipscomb at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex
February 27, 2012
Golden Eagles host Lipscomb Tuesday
The Tennessee Tech baseball team continues its homestand Tuesday as it hosts in-state rival Lipscomb
February 26, 2012
Tech completes three-game series with Illinois State Sunday
The Tennessee Tech baseball team finished its first home series of the 2012 season Sunday
February 25, 2012
Golden Eagles host Illinois State in game two of three-game series
The Tennessee baseball team battled with the Illinois State Redbird in game two of their three-game series Saturday
February 24, 2012
Golden Eagles square off with Illinois State in home opener
Golden Eagles starter Tristan Archer notches four strikeouts in six solid innings
February 23, 2012
Golden Eagles await Illinois State for home opener Friday
The Tennessee Tech baseball team opens up a seven-game homestand Friday, beginning with a three-game series against the Illinois State Redbirds
February 22, 2012
Tech’s baseball game against East Tennessee has been canceled
Due to the rainy weather, Tennessee Tech’s baseball game against East Tennessee has been canceled with no makeup date announced
February 20, 2012
Tech baseball squares off with in-state rival East Tennessee Wednesday
The start time for the game, originally scheduled for 2:05 p.m., has been moved up to 1:05 p.m. (CT)
February 19, 2012
Golden Eagles take on Texas Tech in the final game of the Red Raider Classic
The Tennessee Tech baseball team wrapped up the Red Raider Classic Sunday, as it took on Texas Tech
February 18, 2012
Golden Eagles take on Texas Tech and Missouri at Red Raider Classic
The Tennessee Tech baseball team took part in a pair of games Saturday, at the Red Raider Classic as it battled with Missouri State and host Texas Tech
February 17, 2012
Archer and Morton keep Missouri State in check in season opener
Tennessee Tech’s one-two punch of juniors Tristan Archer and Zane Morton proved too much for Missouri State Friday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles opened their 2012 season with a 3-2 win
February 16, 2012
Golden Eagles kick off 2012 season at Red Raider Classic
The Tennessee Tech baseball team begins its 2012 season as it takes part in the Red Raider Classic, hosted by Texas Tech beginning Friday
February 12, 2012
Returnees and newcomers to play a big role in Tech’s success in 2012
A bevy of players, both familiar and new, will play a huge factor for head coach Matt Bragga’s Tennessee Tech baseball team in the upcoming 2012 season
February 8, 2012
Shepherd, Hess recognized by Baseball America
Tennessee Tech pitchers Matthew Shepherd and David Hess have been selected by Baseball America as two of the top prospects in the Ohio Valley Conference
February 7, 2012
Tech baseball picked to finish third in OVC Preseason Poll
Garnering a pair of first-place votes, and a total of 63 points, TTU has been picked to finish third for the second straight season
January 27, 2012
Tech baseball to host spring baseball camp
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will be hosting its Golden Eagles Elite Showcase Camp Saturday, at 2:30 p.m.
January 9, 2012
Ranked opponents, 30 home games featured in 2012 Tech baseball schedule
There’s no question that the Tennessee Tech baseball team will face an interesting and demanding schedule in 2012. It not only includes 30 home games and some of the best teams in the nation, it will also see a shakeup of the Ohio Valley Conference schedule and a brand new league opponent.
Getting to Know: Golden Eagle pitcher Cullen Park
Take a look into the personality of Tennessee Tech baseball's Cullen Park in the latest in the video series "Getting to Know".
October 26, 2011
The Golden Eagles baseball team begins their annual Purple and Gold Series
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will open it Purple and Gold Series Wednesday
July 26, 2011
Take a tour of Golden Eagle Baseball facilities
Head Coach Matt Bragga gives a tour of Tennessee Tech baseball facilities
September 24, 2011
Mihoci, Turner join Golden Eagle baseball staff
Tennessee Tech baseball head coach Matt Bragga has made a couple of additions to his coaching staff in the form of former Tech player Matt Mihoci and Brandon Turner.
September 22, 2011
Tech’s Pro Scout Night draws 19 teams from across Major League Baseball
Scouts from 19 major league teams stopped by Tennessee Tech Thursday night for the baseball team’s annual Pro Scout Night at Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex
September 16, 2011
The Tennessee Tech baseball team inks 12 newcomers for 2012 season
Tennessee Tech baseball coach Matt Bragga flexed his recruiting muscle this offseason as he has signed 12 players, from six different states, for the 2012 TTU baseball season
September 8, 2011
Golden Eagle Baseball hosts Hitting Camp
Tennessee Tech baseball coach Matt Bragg and the Golden Eagle coaching staff will host the Golden Eagle Baseball Hitting Camp on the TTU campus, Sept. 26-Oct. 20
September 6, 2011
Golden Eagle baseball team to hold walk-on tryouts Sept. 20
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will be holding a walk-on tryout at Bush Stadium for any interested TTU students on Monday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m.
May 24, 2011
NCAA report: All 14 Tech teams comfortably exceed national APR mark
There was more good news Tuesday for Tennessee Tech athletics when the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced its annual report on Academic Progress Rates (APR).
August 19, 2011
Boys of Summer: Pryor and Oberacker making noise in the minors
It’s been a busy summer for the nine former Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle baseball players who are moving along in the minors as they continue their journey to the show.
August 17, 2011
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August 9, 2011
TTU baseball staff to host annual Golden Eagle Elite Baseball Camp
Over the next few weeks, Tennessee Tech’s baseball staff will host the Golden Eagle Elite Baseball Camp, a one-day event that is designed for the serious ball player between the ages of 16 and 18
August 2, 2011
Kirby-Jones named Midwest League Offensive Player of the Week
Former Golden Eagle A.J. Kirby-Jones, Tennessee Tech's all-time home run leader, was named Tuesday as the Midwest League Offensive Player of the Week after a solid string of games for the Burlington (Iowa) Bees.
August 6, 2011
Boys of Summer: AJKJ and Pryor rolling in the minors
A.J. Kirby-Jones and Stephen Pryor, two of Tennessee Tech’s nine former baseball players in the minor leagues, are heating things up as they continue their journey to the show
July 23, 2011
Stephen Pryor promoted to Seattle Mariners' Double A Jackson Generals
With his promotion to the Seattle Mariners' Double A team, the Jackson Generals, Stephen Pryor is headlining the summer as nine former TTU baseball players look to continue their journey to the show
July 19, 2011
Tech's Zach Stephens named MVP of Coastal League All-Star Game
Tennessee Tech infielder Zach Stephens made his presence felt Monday at the Coastal League All-Star Game as he belted a clutch two-run shot over the left field fence in the top of the ninth that gave the National all-stars a 3-2 victory
July 7, 2011
Nine former Golden Eagles playing professional baseball around the USA
Nine former Golden Eagle baseball players are continuing their playing careers in the professional ranks around the country this summer, including five working in the minor leagues.
June 14, 2011
Tennessee Tech campus keeping busy with summer sports camps
Summertime 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.
June 8, 2011
Freshman Zach Stephens honored as All-American by Collegiate Baseball
The 2011 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American team, selected by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, features a wealth of baseball talent that includes Tennessee Tech freshman Zach Stephens, a first-baseman out of Hixson, Tenn.
June 7, 2011
Oberacker goes to Oakland in 25th round of MLB draft
Oakland 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.
June 2, 2011
Golden Eagle Baseball Camp set for June 13-16 on TTU campus
Tennessee Tech baseball coach Matt Bragga and the Golden Eagle players and staff will host the 2011 Golden Eagle Baseball Camp on the TTU campus, June 13-16.
May 27, 2011
Season comes to a close with 6-1 OVC Tourney loss to SEMO
The Golden Eagles were limited to one run Friday by Southeast Missouri and dropped a 6-1 decision in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament to end Tech's 2011 season.
May 26, 2011
Golden Eagles stopped by top-seeded Govs at OVC Tournament
Tennessee 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.
May 25, 2011
Archer comes up big as Tech rolls past Eastern Kentucky
Buoyed by Tristan Archer’s solid start, the Tennessee Tech baseball squad opened the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday with a 6-5 victory over Eastern Kentucky
May 25, 2011
Golden Eagles games at OVC Tournament available on radio, Internet and telephone
Fans can listen to the action of all of Tennessee Tech's games at the Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Tournament this week, with broadcasts on the radio, Internet and telephone provided by Cookeville Country 1600 am.
May 25, 2011
Golden Eagle baseball team passes skills along at OVC Youth Clinic
The Golden Eagle baseball team participated in a Youth Clinic Tuesday in Jackson, Tenn., prior to beginning play in the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championships.
May 24, 2011
Four Golden Eagles earn post-season honors from OVC
Chad 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.
May 24, 2011
Tech's baseball game against Eastern Kentucky pushed up to 11 a.m.
The Ohio Valley Conference has pushed forward the starting times for Wednesday’s opening rounds of the OVC baseball tournament in Jackson, Tenn., and the Golden Eagles will now play at 11 a.m.
May 23, 2011
Golden Eagles look to demote Colonels in OVC Tournament opener
Having finished fourth in the regular season rankings, the Golden Eagles (24-27 overall, 12-12 OVC) will ride the momentum of their game three win over Murray State into the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament in Jackson, Tenn.
May 21, 2011
Tech tames Thoroughbreds; stifle rally for game three win
Freshman Justin Alexander notched his first career save in 3.2 innings of work as he and the rest of the Golden Eagle defense stifled a steady, mid-game rally by the Thoroughbreds of Murray State in Saturday’s game three.
May 20, 2011
Tech downed by Racers in both games of Friday's twinbill
The Golden Eagles came up short in their third straight extra-inning contest, dropping game one of Friday’s double-header to the Racers of Murray State, 6-5, as well as in the 8-7 nightcap.
May 17, 2011
Tech to close out regular season on the road against the Racers
Tech 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.
May 16, 2011
Cullen Park pitches his way to OVC honors
Junior 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.
May 15, 2011
Suicide squeeze gets Tech the sweep; Sunday shows second series walk-off
Senior Trice Powers laid down a walk-off squeeze bunt to score fellow senior Chad Oberacker in Sunday's Senior Day finale game over the UT Martin Skyhawks. Oberacker also led the Golden Eagles at the plate, and got the win on the mound in the 8-7 contest.
May 14, 2011
Hayes plays the hero; Tech sweeps Saturday contests against UT Martin
Chad Hayes' walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th inning of game two clinched the Saturday sweep for the Golden Eagles over UT Martin.
May 11, 2011
Final home series this weekend features Senior Day Sunday
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will plays its final home games of the year this weekend with a three-game OVC series against UT Martin, and Sunday will be Senior Day as the team bids farewell to six departing seniors.
May 10, 2011
Golden Eagles set to play final mid-week match up Tuesday
Tennessee Tech baseball will play one final non-conference, mid-week contest under the lights in Bush Stadium on Tuesday against the Lipscomb Bisons. The first pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.
May 10, 2011
Golden Eagles rally to down Lipscomb, 12-9; UT Martin visits this weekend
A five-run sixth inning helped lift Tennessee Tech to a 12-9 non-conference victory over Lipscomb Tuesday night at Bush Stadium, an entertaining finish to a game overloaded with twists and plot changes.
May 8, 2011
Tech surrenders early lead to give Govs a 10-4 win on Sunday
While 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.
May 7, 2011
Golden Eagles gunning for the Govs in Clarksville
Looking ahead to the conclusion of conference season, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle baseball team will trip to Clarksville to take on the top-seeded Governors of Austin Peay this weekend.
May 7, 2011
Against the win; Golden Eagles drop two to Govs
Tech will look to rebound in Sunday's finale game, as they fall behind 0-2 in Saturday's twinbill.
May 1, 2011
Golden Eagles can’t complete sweep, Colonels take Sunday’s finale, 7-3
EKU starter Stephen Hefler held the Golden Eagle line-up scoreless through eight of Sunday’s nine innings of play, allowing Tech to post runs in only the seventh inning of play en route to Eastern’s 7-3 win.
April 30, 2011
Colonels come to Cookeville; Tech hosts this weekend’s OVC series
The Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech will play host in this weekend’s OVC series against the Colonels of Eastern Kentucky, a three-game series set to begin with game one of a double-header event on Saturday at 1 p.m.
April 30, 2011
Tech takes two in twinbill; looking for a Sunday sweep
Tennessee Tech baseball had the hot bats in Saturday’s double-header event against Eastern Kentucky, rolling over the Colonels in both contests by posting scores of 9-3 and 10-4.
April 27, 2011
Rained In; Tech vs. UT match-up scratched due to inclement weather
Wednesday evening’s night game in Bush Stadium between the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech and the Volunteers of the University of Tennessee has been canceled due to inclement weather.
April 26, 2011
Vols visit Cookeville as Tech Baseball plays host to UT on Wednesday night
Wednesday evening will mark the second game played under the lights in Bush Stadium this season, as the Golden Eagles will welcome in-state, SEC rival the Volunteers of Tennessee in the 6 p.m. nightcap.
April 23, 2011
Tech drops finale on Saturday; Golden Eagles fall 11-4 to MOR
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles went scoreless in seven of Saturday's nine innings of play as they walked away on the wrong end of an 11-4 contest, falling to 1-2 on this weekend's series.
April 22, 2011
Golden Eagles bus to Morehead to head off Eagles this weekend
The 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.
April 22, 2011
Golden Eagles go 1-1 against Morehead in Friday’s twinbill
Complete games were thrown by both winning pitchers in Friday’s double-header show, culminating in a split 1-1 record on the day for Tech at Morehead State.
April 19, 2011
Burgess Bruises Bruins; walk-off homer gives Tech 9-8 victory
Ben Burgess’ solo shot in the bottom of the ninth gave Tennessee Tech the win and season sweep over Belmont in Bush Stadium in Tuesday’s contest under the lights on Student-Athlete Appreciation Day.
April 18, 2011
Baseball team plays under the lights Tuesday at home against Belmont
The Tennessee Tech baseball team returns from a 2-1 series victory over Eastern Illinois to host the Belmont Bruins Tuesday in the first night game of the season at Bush Stadium. First pitch is at 6 p.m.
April 17, 2011
Price and Park out-pitch Panthers; Tech takes 3-2 win on Sunday
Nick Price and Cullen Park of the Golden Eagle pitching staff held the Panthers of EIU to just four hits on the day en route to Tech’s 3-2 win in this weekend’s series finale in Charleston.
April 16, 2011
Split series favors Tech in game two against EIU
Chad 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.
April 16, 2011
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.
April 14, 2011
Charleston calls; Tech takes on EIU in an OVC road trip
With an even .500 record in conference play (3-3), the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will look to improve their record in a three-game road series against the Panthers of Eastern Illinois this weekend.
April 13, 2011
Seventh inning stretch favors MTSU; Golden Eagles fall 6-5
Senior 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.
April 12, 2011
Mid-week in Murfreesboro; Tech baseball takes on Middle
The Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech will head to Murfreesboro on Wednesday for a mid-week match-up against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders, with the first pitch of the evening set for 6 p.m.
April 10, 2011
Golden Eagles take the series but fall short, 13-8, in Sunday’s finale
After taking a 2-0 lead in their second Ohio Valley Conference series of the season, the Golden Eagles dropped game three to SEMO as the Redhawks scored 13 runs on 14 hits and 10 walks on Sunday afternoon.
April 9, 2011
Keep ‘em coming; Tech looks to stretch two-game win streak
Having come away with wins in both mid-week games this week, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle baseball program will look to keep their two-game win streak alive as they host their second conference rival of the season, the Redhawks of Southeast Missouri.
April 9, 2011
Walk-off win gives Tech sweep in Saturday OVC twinbill with SEMO
After recording a hefty 9-5 win in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader, the Golden Eagles battled to a 5-4 win in the bottom of the seventh inning of the nightcap, getting the walk-off win on an error forced by Evan Frazier.
April 6, 2011
Dobbs and the Golden Eagles roll over Bulldogs, 12-0 at A&M
Senior right-hander Jared Dobbs held the Bulldogs of Alabama A&M to five hits while the Golden Eagle line-up amassed 12 runs on 12 hits and 12 walks to blank the Bulldogs, 12-0.
April 5, 2011
Tech battles back to beat Bisons on Tuesday night
After dropping an early lead and going down 4-1 to Lipscomb, Tennessee Tech showed tenacity at the plate, rallying to a 6-5 win in Nashville over the A-Sun opponent.
April 4, 2011
Two mid-week games put Tech back on the road
Tech is set to take on Lipscomb and Alabama A&M in two straight mid-week match-ups, starting on Tuesday in Nashville at 6 p.m. The start time was changed from the originally scheduled 3:30 p.m. start.
April 3, 2011
Gamecocks take Tech, 9-7, in finale; earn 2-1 series win on the weekend
Golden Eagles sit at 1-2 in the OVC after falling to Jacksonville State, 9-7, in Sunday's OVC series finale.
April 2, 2011
Golden Eagles split two at home with JSU to open conference play
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles rallied in game two of Saturday’s double header event with an 8-4 win over the Gamecocks of Jacksonville State, led by Chad Oberacker with four of Tech’s eight RBI on the game, after falling short in game one, 8-2.
March 31, 2011
Golden Eagles start up conference play with weekend series against Jacksonville
With 22 games under their belt this season, the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech will open up conference play this weekend hosting a huge Ohio Valley Conference rival in the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, beginning with Saturday’s double-header event starting at 1 p.m.
March 30, 2011
Golden Eagle baseball presents Faith Day at Bush Stadium
The Baseball Program at Tennessee Tech University is proud to announce Faith Day at Bush Stadium, which will be hosted on three different upcoming conference weekend games.
March 29, 2011
Oberacker owns top spot at Tech in career hits; goes 4-for-5 at Kentucky
Senior Chad Oberacker's 4-for-5 performance at the plate in the Golden Eagle's 11-8 loss to the Wildcats of Kentucky gave him 216 all-time hits, putting him first in the Tech record books for total hits in a single career.
March 28, 2011
Baseball heads to Lexington to match up against the UK Wildcats on Tuesday
After a week’s worth of rest due to a canceled weekend series at SIU Edwardsville, the Tennessee Tech baseball team is back in action on Tuesday against the Wildcats of Kentucky. The first pitch of the evening is slated for 5:30 p.m. central time.
March 25, 2011
Three-game series at SIUE canceled due to inclement weather
Poor weather and field conditions have led SIU Edwardsville to cancel the three game series against the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech this weekend.
March 24, 2011
Four Golden Eagle teams in action this weekend, all on the road
Tennessee Tech's baseball, softball, tennis and track & field teams are all in action this weekend, and all on the road. The Golden Eagles will be representing Tech in Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois and Tennessee.
March 22, 2011
Versus Vandy; Golden Eagles head to Nashville for Tuesday’s night game
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will head to Nashville Tuesday night for a mid-week night game against the nationally ranked Commodores of Vanderbilt. Freshman southpaw Jake McWhirter will toss the first pitch for Tech at 6 p.m.
March 22, 2011
Strong seventh inning propels VU past Tech on Tuesday evening
The second day of spring yielded superb weather for baseball, as the Golden Eagles visited the Commodores of Vanderbilt University for a non-conference night game in Nashville on Tuesday.
March 20, 2011
Ninth inning rally gives Purdue the 12-4 win and the 2-1 series
The Purdue Boilermakers battled through a one-run deficit in the sixth as well as two ties in the fifth and the seventh on the way to a 12-4 victory to cap off the three-game series on Sunday afternoon.
March 19, 2011
Golden Eagles even the series; Tag Boilermakers with 8-3 loss
All nine Golden Eagle batters notched hits on Saturday as the TTU offense combined to clock 13 hits off of Purdue’s pitching staff as Tech avenged the loss in game one of the series with a hefty 8-3 victory in game two.
March 18, 2011
Boilermaker baseball comes to Cookeville for three-game series
Tennessee Tech baseball will host a three-day, three game series against the Boilermakers of Purdue this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The first pitch of game one is set to be thrown at 3 p.m. on Friday.
March 18, 2011
Boilermaker bats get the best of the Golden Eagle bullpen in 13-3 win
The Purdue Boilermakers struck early with a five-run first inning Friday afternoon en route to a dominant 13-3 win over the Golden Eagles.
March 16, 2011
Golden Eagles host red-hot East Tennessee Buccaneers Wednesday
Tennessee Tech has won three straight games, but the Golden Eagles face a difficult challenge Wednesday afternoon if they hope to make it four in a row as a red-hot East Tennessee club visits Bush Stadium for a 3 p.m. contest.
March 16, 2011
ETSU Buccaneers edge Tech, 6-5, with ninth inning rally
East Tennessee State rallied for five runs in the top of the ninth to claim a 6-5, come-from-behind victory over Tennessee Tech Wednesday afternoon in Bush Stadium.
March 14, 2011
Shepherd named Pitcher of the Week after his performance against YSU
Junior right-hander Matt Shepherd earned the Ohio Valley Conference’s Pitcher of the Week award after tossing seven innings and surrendering just one hit in game two against Youngstown State on Saturday.
March 13, 2011
Golden Eagles use 11 to complete the sweep over Youngstown on Sunday
Chad Oberacker's two-RBI single in the bottom of the ninth forced extra innings of play with a 4-4 tie score in Sunday's finale against Youngstown State.
March 12, 2011
Golden Eagles sweep double header; hang two on Youngstown on Saturday
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles went up 2-0 in the three-game series with the Penguins of Youngstown on Saturday, notching the win in each of Saturday’s nine-inning contests.
March 11, 2011
Golden Eagles to host doubleheader with Youngstown Saturday
Wet grounds have forced Tennessee Tech to postpone its baseball game scheduled for Friday against Youngstown. The two teams will now play a doubleheader Saturday with the opening game slated for 1 p.m.
March 10, 2011
Youngstown State hits Cookeville; Baseball hosts three this weekend
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle baseball team will host the Penguins of Youngstown State in a three-day, three-game series spanning this coming weekend.
March 8, 2011
Baseball back on the road to Charlotte for a two-game mid-week series
The Golden Eagle baseball team will take on the UNC-Charlotte 49ers on the road this week in a Tuesday/Wednesday mid-week series.
March 8, 2011
Golden Eagles fall in Charlotte; 49ers own the 8-1 win
A six-run sixth inning for the 49ers busts the seams on game one of the two-game series between Tech and Charlotte, as UNCC scores eight runs on eight hits on the game.
March 6, 2011
Golden Eagles blanked by Bobcats; Tech goes 1-2 on series
Bobcat southpaw starter Brent Choban held the Golden Eagles scoreless through 7.1 innings of work, while the Ohio bullpen finished the job to give them the final 4-0 win in Sunday's series finale.
March 4, 2011
Start time change in game one of Tech's three-game series with Ohio
In a change of schedule, the Golden Eagles will host Ohio in a double-header event on Friday, with game one starting at 2 p.m. and game two being played immediately after. Game three of the series is set to be played on Sunday at 1 p.m.
March 4, 2011
Tech and Ohio split games; Ohio wins game two 8-4
The Golden Eagles handled game one of Friday's double-header, 8-5, but were unable to repeat the performance as the Bobcats held a lead for eight innings to snag the 8-4 win in game two.
March 2, 2011
Golden Eagles go two straight; down Berea at home, 8-5
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles hung an 8-5 victory on Berea College Wednesday afternoon win their second of five games this week.
March 1, 2011
Baseball bounces back with a 9-7 road win over Belmont
Both teams had a slug-fest in the seventh inning to tie the game at seven all, but the Golden Eagles pulled through in the top of the ninth to secure the 9-7 victory on Tuesday evening.
March 1, 2011
Tech at Belmont Tuesday for the first of five games this week
The Golden Eagles will play five games in six days this week, taking on the Belmont Bruins on Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Nashville in the only road game of the set.
February 28, 2011
Archer garners honors as OVC Pitcher of the Week
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Sophomore Tristan Archer has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference’s Pitcher of the Week by Sports Information Director’s throughout the league for week two of the regular season.
February 27, 2011
Eastern Michigan needs extras to edge Tech, 9-8 in the series finale
The Golden Eagles rallied in the bottom of the ninth to knot the game at seven-all, but their efforts fell short as Eastern Michigan battled back to the eventual 9-8 victory.
February 26, 2011
Eastern Michigan evens series with 5-1 win in Saturday's game
Eastern Michigan seized the momentum of Saturday’s game in the top of the second inning, and kept it consistent through nine to get the eventual 5-1 win over Tennessee Tech, evening the three-game series with the finale slated for Sunday.
February 25, 2011
Oberacker a candidate for 2011 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award
Senior outfielder Chad Oberacker was selected as one of 30 baseball student-athletes selected as candidates for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award for excellence on and off the field.
February 24, 2011
Baseball hosts Eastern Michigan in the First weekend series in Bush Stadium
The first three-game series of the 2011 Golden Eagle baseball season kicks off with a visit from the Eagles of Eastern Michigan this coming Friday through Sunday in Bush Stadium. The first pitch of game one is scheduled to be thrown at 3 p.m. on Friday.
February 23, 2011
Saturday's baseball game moved back one hour to 1 p.m. starting time
The starting time for Saturday's baseball game against Eastern Michigan has been moved back one hour, with first pitch slated for 1 p.m. at Bush Stadium. The Golden Eagles host EMU for a three-game weekend series. Admission is free.
February 23, 2011
Seventh inning rally falls short as Golden Eagles fall to MTSU
The Golden Eagles rallied in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie a back and forth contest with the Blue Raiders, 6-6, but Will Skinner’s second homer of the game answered in the top of the eighth as the eventual game-winner, fueling Middle Tennessee towards a final score of 10-6.
February 22, 2011
Tennessee Tech baseball coaching staff holds youth league pre-season camp series
The Tennessee Tech baseball program is excited to offer a pre-season youth league camp series that will run from February 25-27 and March 4-5. The series will be broken down by position and is intended to help prepare young ball players for the spring season.
February 22, 2011
Baseball opens up Bush Stadium hosting Middle Tennessee
The 2011 Tennesssee Tech baseball home opener will feature a match-up between the Golden Eagles and the Blue Raiders of MTSU. The first pitch is set to be throw out at 3 p.m.
February 20, 2011
Eagles of Boston College snag the win over Tech to round out the weekend
Boston College took the 6-1 win over the Golden Eagles to round out Tech's three-game bout in Coastal Carolina's Caravelle Resort Tournament.
February 19, 2011
Virginia Tech, Coastal Carolina hand Tech opening-day losses
A three-run ninth inning for the Hokies clinched a back-and-forth battle as Virginia Tech edged Tennessee Tech, 11-9, in the Golden Eagles' first game of the Caravelle Resort Tournament. In the second game, Tech fell to host Coastal Carolina, 6-2.
February 16, 2011
Baseball kicks off 2011 season with a trip to Coastal Carolina
Baseball season is upon Tennessee Tech as they kick off the 2011 season with the Coastal Carolina Tournament in Charleston, S.C. The team will commence the tournament facing off against Virginia Tech on Saturday at 10 a.m.
February 11, 2011
Baseball team holds two more pre-season scrimmages before next week's opener
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will be hold two more inter-squad scrimmages this coming weekend before they hit the road to Coastal Carolina for their regular season opening tournament.
February 11, 2011
Former Tech coach David Mays inducted into TBCA Hall of Fame
Former Tennessee Tech coach David Mays, a member of both the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame and OVC Hall of Fame, recently added a third honor when he was inducted into the Tennessee Baseball Coach's Association Hall of Fame.
February 8, 2011
Oberacker selected OVC preseason Player of the Year; Tech sits at third in preseason polls
Tennessee Tech senior and four-team All-American outfielder Chad Oberacker was named OVC Preseason Player of the Year while the Tech baseball program was tabbed at the three-spot in the pre-season polls, as announced by the Ohio Valley Conference.
January 21, 2011
Baseball pre-season elite camp still on for January 22
Head baseball coach Matt Bragga and his staff will be hosting their annual pre-season elite camp on Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Camp will be held in the new Athletic Performance Center at Tennessee Tech, but participants are advised to bring clothes for indoor and outdoor conditions.
January 21, 2011
Challenge abound for Golden Eagles in 56-game baseball schedule
A 30-game home schedule with some real highlight attractions, a season-opening tournament in Myrtle Beach, and a chance to defend their OVC title are just some of the features of Tennessee Tech’s 56-game baseball schedule for 2011.
January 19, 2011
Tech student-athletes score second highest semester GPA
Make it six of the last seven semesters that Tennessee Tech’s student-athletes have a combined overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. For the Fall semester, Golden Eagle student-athletes had a combined 3.17 GPA, the second highest in school history.
January 13, 2011
Baseball's pre-season camp in January to be held in the APC
Spaces are still available for Coach Bragga's 2011 pre-season elite camp, which will be held in the new Athletic Performance Center on January 22.
December 30, 2010
Oberacker adds another to his pre-season All-America list
Tech center fielder Chad Oberacker has been placed on his third pre-season All America team, being named first team by College Baseball Lineup.
December 24, 2010
Bragga and staff host baseball's pre-season camp in January
The Tennessee Tech baseball program will host the the Golden Eagle Elite Baseball Camp on Saturday, January 22 as part of their pre-season preparations.
December 17, 2010
Make that two; Oberacker selected second-team pre-season All America by Louisville Slugger
Once again, senior Chad Oberacker becomes the only returning player in OVC baseball to be named to a pre-season All America team, as he was selected second team by Louisville Slugger Baseball.
December 16, 2010
Oberacker named third-team pre-season All American by NCBWA
Named to four post-season All America teams after his performance at Tennessee Tech last season, Chad Oberacker returns to the Golden Eagle line-up having been named to the NCBWA’s third-team pre-season list.
December 7, 2010
Looking ahead; Bragga secures six for the 2011-12 baseball season
Tennessee Tech baseball coach Matt Bragga has been working tirelessly in the off-season, having inked six in his early signing class for the 2011-12 season, three out of Tennessee, two from Georgia and one player hailing from Pennsylvania.
November 15, 2010
Kirby-Jones, Pryor mentioned in Baseball America’s Draft Report
Baseball America has recognized two former Golden Eagle ball players for their contributions during their first pro seasons with their respective teams.
November 12, 2010
Four honored as 2010 Hall of Fame Class
For former Golden Eagle student-athletes were recognized Friday evening at the annual Hall of Fame Dinner, one of the highlights of Tennessee Tech's annual Homecoming festivities.
November 8, 2010
Filling up: Baseball adds clinics on Tuesday nights
Baseball players who need to add a little "pop" to their bat are invited to attend the Golden Eagle Baseball Four-Week Hitting Clinic being hosted by Tennessee Tech assistant coach Justin Hogan. The clinics on Monday are filling so quickly that two more clinic sessions have been added on Tuesday nights.
November 2, 2010
Steve Hawkins one of four to be inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame
A smooth fielding shortstop who developed into a power hitter and led Tennessee Tech and the Ohio Valley Conference in home runs, Steve Hawkins was the first player in school history to truly earn the “slugger” label.
November 2, 2010
Gold team sweeps series from Purple in 2010 fall ball
Casanova Donaldson's seventh inning walk-off double clinched the five-game Purple-Gold Fall Series for the Gold team, which swept three straight contests.
October 29, 2010
Gold team goes undefeated in the first week of baseball's Purple and Gold Series
A late game rally kicked off by a three-run inning in the top of the seventh gave the Gold team a 2-0 hold on the Purple and Gold Series at the end of week one.
October 27, 2010
Gold bats deliver 6-4 win in series opener
Seth Edward's home run in the third inning delivered the eventual winning run as the Gold team took game one of the team's intersquad series.
October 27, 2010
The Tennessee Tech baseball team holds their annual Purple and Gold Series this week
The Golden Eagle baseball squad will play the first of two games in their Purple and Gold Series Wednesday at 4 p.m at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex
September 23, 2010
Tech's Pro Scout Night draws 22 major league teams
Pro scouts from 22 major league teams visited Tennessee Tech Thursday night for the baseball team's annual Pro Scout Night in the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
September 20, 2010
Bragga completes staff with pitching coach Donnie Suttles
Tennessee Techs baseball program has completed its coaching staff with the addition of Donnie Suttles, a pitching coach out of Marion, N.C.
September 15, 2010
Kirby-Jones named MVP by Vancouver after his performance this summer
Former Golden Eagle ball player AJ Kirby-Jones was named the Vancouver Canadians Most Valuable Player for his contributions during the 2010 Northwest League season.
September 10, 2010
Baseball to hold walk-on tryouts September 20th.
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will hold a walk-on tryout for interested students on Monday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m.
September 8, 2010
Bragga to hold Golden Eagle Elite Baseball Camp in the coming weeks
The Golden Eagle Elite Baseball Camp is a one day event that is designed for the serious ball player, between the ages of 16 and 18. Players will participate in drills and games lead by the Golden Eagle coaching staff.
September 7, 2010
Looking Back: A peek into the Golden Eagle photo archives
Featured this week: Former OVC Commissioner Jim Delaney was on hand to present awards to baseball and volleyball players at halftime of a basketball game in Eblen Center. How many of the seven people in the photo can you identify?
September 2, 2010
Bragga inks 10 new faces for 2011 baseball season
Tennessee Tech baseball coach Matt Braggas recruiting efforts this summer have paid off in the form of 10 signees for the 2011 baseball season. Nine Tennesseans and one from North Carolina comprise the incoming class for the upcoming season.
August 30, 2010
Tech baseball looks to update alumni information
Former Golden Eagle ball players are encouraged to provide the program with updated contact information in effort to maintain a comprehensive alumni database.
August 26, 2010
Golden Eagle baseball to host four-week hitting clinic
Baseball players who need to add a little "pop" to their bat are invited to attend a four-week hitting clinic being hosted by Tennessee Tech assistant coach Justin Hogan. Space in the clinic is limited. There are Tuesday and Thursday sessions.
August 24, 2010
Baseball round-up: where former players are now
As the summer comes to a close, TTU boasts eight former Golden Eagle ball players as being active in the big leagues.
August 18, 2010
Looking Back: A peek into the Golden Eagle photo archives
Okay Golden Eagle fans, we need your help on this picture of a pitcher. It's a photo from around 1968-1972 era, judging from the cars in the background (cropped out of this picture). Can you help identify him?
August 6, 2010
New feature added to website; Fans can cast votes daily
Tennessee Tech fans can now cast votes daily on a variety of topics with the addition of a new "Fan Poll" to the TTUsports.com website. This week, tell us at which home OVC football game you plan to turn it loose and unleash your purple passion.
August 3, 2010
Kirby-Jones named Northwest League Offensive Player of the Week
After hitting five home runs - including one grand slam - and batting a monumental .391, A.J. Kirby-Jones was honored as the NWL Offensive Player of the Week for the week of July 25 August 1.
July 27, 2010
Large turnout greets Purple Pride Caravan in Monterey
A large turnout made the Purple Pride Caravan stop at the Monterey Sav-a-lot a success Tuesday night. Head coaches Watson Brown, Matt Bragga and John Blair were among the Tech personnel on hand.
July 16, 2010
New fan poll asks: Who will be the first to play for a major league team?
Fans have a chance to vote in the new Fan Poll. The question -- Which 2010 Golden Eagle baseball standout will be the first to play with a major league team?
July 9, 2010
Where they are, how they're doing
Eight former Golden Eagle baseball players are currently active on the professional level. Here's a roundup of where they are playing and how they've fared recently.
June 28, 2010
Building a Tradition of Excellence
Despite a storied past, the Tennessee Tech baseball team has risen to new heights over the past few seasons. In 2009 the Golden Eagles captured the OVC tournament championship, while the 2010 season brought the team the regular season OVC title as well as the no. 1 seed headed into the post-season.
June 25, 2010
Kirby-Jones and Oberacker selected 1st and 2nd team All-America by the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings
Golden Eagle sluggers combine for nine total All-America Team appearances for the 2010 season with their most recent selections to the ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams.
June 20, 2010
A.J. and Chad: Tech's Outstanding Male Athletes for 2010
Juniors A.J. Kirby-Jones and Chad Oberacker, recent MLB draft picks and vital players in Tech's winning the 2010 OVC Baseball regular season championship, have been named co-winners of the university's Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year Award.
June 18, 2010
Golden Eagle sluggers earn a couple more
Recent MLB draftees AJ Kirby-Jones and Chad Oberacker are named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Associate All-America second and third teams, while Kirby-Jones was also named third team by Baseball America.
June 15, 2010
Henry to continue playing ball; signs with Pensacola Pelicans
Golden Eagle senior right-hander Lee Henry will continue playing baseball, signing with the Pensacola Pelicans, the 2009 South Division Champions of the American Association.
June 15, 2010
Oberacker and Kirby-Jones named Ping!Baseball All-America
Accolades continue to flood in for Tennessee Tech juniors and new MLB draftees Chad Oberacker and A.J. Kirby-Jones, who have both recently been named second team All-America by Ping!Baseball.
June 9, 2010
Tennessee Tech earns 2009-2010 Sportsmanship Award for baseball
The Tennessee Tech University baseball team is the recipient of the 2009-10 Team Sportsmanship Award as announced Wednesday by the Ohio Valley Conference. This marks the first time since the inception of the award in August of 2005 that the baseball program at Tech has received the honor.
June 8, 2010
Golden Eagles go pro; four ball players selected in MLBs 2010 First-Year Player draft
Opportunity awaits four Golden Eagle juniors as they were selected to four different Major League Baseball teams on day two of the 2010 draft.
June 4, 2010
Oberacker and Kirby-Jones earn first and second team All-America honors
Tennessee Tech juniors Chad Oberacker and A.J. Kirby-Jones have been named All-America by TPX Louisville Slugger Collegiate Baseball News, as announced Thursday, June 3. With the selection of the two Golden Eagle sluggers, Tech joins the ranks of some of the nations premier college baseball programs.
June 4, 2010
Tech's David Mays inducted into OVC Hall of Fame
Former Tennessee Tech baseball coach, already a member of the TTU Sports Hall of Fame, was inducted Friday into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame at the league's annual awards dinner in Nashville.
May 30, 2010
Tech's post-season run ends in Jackson, JSU Gamecocks take OVC Tournament title
The Golden Eagles combined for 11 hits and eight runs off of three JSU pitchers, but couldn't pull out a victory in Sunday's OVC Championship game against the Gamecocks to earn the automatic invite to the NCAA regional.
May 30, 2010
Game delayed due to inclement weather, play will resume at 5:00pm
Heavy rain and thunderstorms have suspended Sunday's match-up between the Golden Eagles and the Jacksonville State Gamecocks.
May 29, 2010
Big inning, Nick Price lift Tech into OVC Championship game Sunday
The Golden Eagles will play Jacksonville State Sunday for the OVC Tournament championship. Tech rebounded from a 9-7 loss to the Gamecocks by claiming a 15-6 win over Murray State to reach the title game. Tech must win twice Sunday to claim its second consecutive OVC Tournament crown.
May 28, 2010
Duel with Jacksonville State postponed until Saturday at 11 a.m.
Tech's OVC Tournament game against Jacksonville State scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday has been postponed by rain in West Tennessee. The two teams will take the field Saturday for an 11 a.m. contest in Pringles Park.
May 27, 2010
Tech's first game at OVC Tourney delayed until 9:30 (or so)...
A light malfunction on Wednesday night and two extra-inning games have pushed the schedule off the tracks in Jackson at the 2010 OVC Baseball Tournament. The top-seeded Golden Eagles are scheduled to meet No. 6 Eastern Kentucky at approximately 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
May 27, 2010
Oh, Henry! Tech tops EKU 7-4 in OVC Tourney behind pitching ace
Senior Lee Henry threw 160 pitches in a complete-game, 7-4 victory Thursday night (and early Friday morning) as Tennessee Tech advanced to the winner's bracket final in the OVC Baseball Tournament at Pringles Park in Jackson.
May 26, 2010
Golden Eagles take the No. 1 seed to Jackson for OVC Championship Tournament
A team effort over the course of the regular season has propelled the Golden Eagles to the top spot in the Ohio Valley Conference. They will look to continue their four-game win streak Thursday evening in their first post-season contest.
May 25, 2010
Choate shuts down Murray State, earns vote for OVC Pitcher of the Week
Junior Chason Choate joins four of his teammates in earning Ohio Valley Conference honors this season.
May 25, 2010
Henry, Bragga earn top honors; Five Golden Eagles named on all-OVC teams
Lee Henry is the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year and skipper Matt Bragga is the league's Coach of the Year, honors announced Tuesday at the annual OVC Awards Banquet held on the eve of the 2010 OVC Baseball Championship.
May 25, 2010
Watch the celebration video as Golden Eagles claim OVC title
The Golden Eagle baseball team captured the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference regular season title and No. 1 seed in the OVC Tournament. Watch video of the team's post-game celebration - including the infamous ice bath for coach Matt Bragga!
May 24, 2010
Fans, friends invited to Hospitality Tent during Tech games at OVC Tournament
Tennessee Tech fans and alumni attending the games at the OVC Baseball Tournament in Jackson, Tenn., later this week are invited to a hospitality tent at Pringles Park, hosted by Tech Athletics.
May 22, 2010
Tech's Kirby-Jones semifinalist for prestigious Dick Howser Award
Tennessee Tech junior A.J. Kiry-Jones is one of three Ohio Valley Conference baseball players who are listed among the 25 semifinalists for the 2010 Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate baseball.
May 22, 2010
Golden Eagles dominate Murray State to clinch the regular-season OVC Championship title
Dominating pitching and power at the plate fueled the Golden Eagles to an 11-1 victory over Murray State Saturday en route to winning the OVC regular-season title.
May 21, 2010
Friday's games moved up to noon starting time for OVC showdown
Theres gonna be a showdown in Bush Stadium this weekend when no. 2 Tennessee Tech will face off against no. 1 Murray State to determine the regular-season OVC champion for the 2010 season. Friday's doubleheader will begin at 12 noon.
May 21, 2010
Golden Eagles sweep Murray State, can clinch title with victory Saturday
After sweeping a doubleheader Friday from Murray State, the Golden Eagles can claim the OVC regular season title with one more victory Saturday. Chad Oberacker hit two home runs and drove in six runs and freshman Austin Wulf had seven RBI in the sweep.
May 20, 2010
Saturday's baseball game to feature Alumni Day, Senior Salute
In addition to possibly playing for the OVC title, Saturday's baseball game will hold several other special features for the Golden Eagles. It's Senior Day as four players see their final action at home. It's also Alumni Day, and Tech will salute former coach David Mays for his induction into the OVC Hall of Fame.
May 18, 2010
Tech downs Catamounts, 11-2; Gets set for OVC showdown
Chad Hayes drove in three runs, A.J. Kirby-Jones set the school home run record by bashing two more, and the bullpen silenced Western Carolina for eight innings as the Golden Eagles claimed an 11-2 win Tuesday in a final tuneup before hosting Murray State in an OVC series to determine the league champion.
May 17, 2010
Oberacker owns the votes for OVC Player of the Week
Junior center fielder Chad Oberacker puts up phenomenal stats at the plate to earn the honor of this week's Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week.
May 17, 2010
Tech hosts Western Carolina at home for the final non-conference game of the season
The Golden Eagles will take the field Tuesday night at 4:00pm to battle the Western Carolina Catamounts in Techs final mid-week home game of the 2010 season.
May 16, 2010
Skyhawks snap Techs win streak in series finale
The UT-Martin Skyhawks bounced back from a double loss yesterday to hand the Golden Eagles their first in-conference loss in 12 OVC contests.
May 15, 2010
Tech dominates the twinbill at Martin, OVC streak at 11
It took 20 innings of play, but the Golden Eagles earned a pair of wins in Saturday's double header against the UT-Martin Skyhawks.
May 14, 2010
Golden Eagles visit UT-Martin for their final conference series on the road
As the end of the regular season looms, the in-conference match-ups take on even greater meaning with impending post-season seedings and the conference tournament ahead.
May 11, 2010
Former Tech pitcher Zac Cole joins Amarillo Dillas roster
Former Tennessee Tech pitcher Zac Cole has joined the Amarillo Dillas, the defending champion of the United League of Baseball, which opens the regular season May 27.
May 11, 2010
Home run record tied by Kirby-Jones, but Tech falls to MTSU
Four home runs helped Middle Tennessee State claim a 13-9 non-conference victory from Tennessee Tech Tuesday night in Bush Stadium. A.J. Kirby-Jones belted his 20th homer of the year, tying his own school single-season record.
May 11, 2010
Oberacker one of 25 players on John Olerud Two-Way Watch List
Golden Eagle junior Chad Oberacker has been named to the John Olerud Two-Way Player Award watch list as announced by College Baseball Foundation.
May 10, 2010
Tech hosts rival Blue Raiders Tuesday night in Bush Stadium
Tech turns on the lights for Tuesday night's contest with the MTSU Blue Raiders. The Golden Eagles will look to avenge a road loss that came earlier in the season in order to split the 2010 series.
May 9, 2010
Mighty fine, streak at nine; Golden Eagles sweep Govs, 10-2
The Golden Eagle baseball team ran its OVC winning streak to nine games Sunday by completing a three-game series sweep over Austin Peay with a 10-2 victory. Ben Burgess drove in three runs while starter Tristan Archer got the win and Chason Choate earned a save.
May 8, 2010
Tech extends OVC win streak to eight with Saturday sweep over Austin Peay
Solid pitching and timely hitting helped the Tennessee Tech baseball team sweep a Saturday doubleheader from Austin Peay, 15-3 and 6-1, as the Golden Eagles extended their winning streak against OVC foes to eighth straight games.
May 7, 2010
Saturday's starting pitchers among 43 from athletics at graduation
Seniors Adam Liberatore and Lee Henry are scheduled as Tech's starting pitchers Saturday afternoon. In the morning, they will be among 43 students from athletics expected to graduate during the school's 2010 Spring Commencement.
May 7, 2010
Henry, Oberacker named to CoSIDA Academic All-District team
Senior Lee Henry and junior Chad Oberacker have been recognized for their success in the classroom and on the baseball diamond, each earning a spot on the CoSIDA Academic All-District team.
May 6, 2010
Tech's David Mays selected for induction into OVC Hall of Fame
Former Golden Eagle baseball coach David Mays has been selected for induction into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame. Mays will be recognized on Friday, June 4, at the annual OVC Awards Dinner in Nashville.
May 6, 2010
Golden Eagles and Govs face off at Tech
The Golden Eagles look to remain perfect at home against OVC opponents this weekend when they host Austin Peay at Bush Stadium.
May 1, 2010
Entire series washed out at Eastern Kentucky
The baseball team's three-game series at Eastern Kentucky has been cancelled due to rain and storms in the area.
April 28, 2010
Golden Eagles drop 13-inning contest at ETSU in dramatic fashion
Tech was one out from a victory Wednesday night, but a dramatic ninth inning home run gave East Tennessee a second chance and the Bucs eventually claimed an 8-7 win in the bottom of the 13th inning.
April 28, 2010
Golden Eagles eye sweep of ETSU on the road Wednesday night
Tech will head to Johnson City, Tenn. on Wednesday for a 6 p.m. CDT game against East Tennessee State, looking to record their fifth sweep of the 2010 season with a win over the Bucs.
April 25, 2010
Five home runs lift Tech to OVC sweep, third place in OVC
Tennessee Tech hitters pounded out five home runs, although not by the usual suspects, and the Golden Eagles swept a pair of seven-inning games from Morehead State Sunday in Bush Stadium.
April 24, 2010
Tech vs. Morehead Series Delayed Due to Rain
Saturday's game was canceled due to weather. The teams will play two seven-inning games Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.
April 23, 2010
Start time moves up to 11 a.m. against Morehead State
The top three home run hitters in the Ohio Valley Conference -- and four of the most prolific sluggers in the nation -- meet this weekend at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex when Tech hosts Morehead State in a three-game league series.
April 20, 2010
MTSU snaps Techs five-game winning streak, 11-5
Middle Tennessee State used a four-run seventh inning to crack open a close game and post an 11-5 victory Tuesday night, snapping Tech's winning streak at five games.
April 20, 2010
Five-game win streak on the line as Golden Eagles visit Middle Tennessee State
Winners of their last five games, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will meet an old nemesis Tuesday night when they travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn., to battle the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders at 6 p.m.
April 19, 2010
Dominating Duo: Henry, Liberatore named OVC Pitchers of the Week
Tech seniors Adam Liberatore and Lee Henry had one of the most dominant days on the mound Saturday for Tennessee Tech, and their dual efforts have earned them OVC Pitcher of the Week honors from the league.
April 18, 2010
Ninth inning rally lifts Golden Eagles to 6-5 win and series sweep from EIU
Chason Choate and Stephen Pryor held Eastern Illinois to one hit over the final eight scoreless innings and Chad Oberacker's third hit of the day capped a three-run ninth inning rally as Tech swept the three-game OVC series with a 6-5 win Sunday in Bush Stadium.
April 17, 2010
Liberatore, Henry toss shutouts, strike out 21 in doubleheader sweep over EIU
Adam Liberatore struck out a career-high 12 batters and went the distance and Lee Henry fanned nine in the second game as the Golden Eagles completed a doubleheader sweep over Eastern Illinois Saturday, 4--0 and 3-0.
April 17, 2010
Eastern Illinois visits for important three-game OVC series this weekend
Two teams looking to make some headway in the Ohio Valley Conference baseball race will meet head-to-head this weekend in the Averitt Express Baseball Complex when Tennessee Tech hosts Eastern Illinois in an important three-game league series.
April 13, 2010
Golden Eagles complete season sweep over Belmont, 15-3
Matthew Shepherd pitched six strong innings and the Golden Eagles backed him with plenty of early offense as Tech claimed a 15-3 non-conference win over Belmont Tuesday night in Bush Stadium.
April 13, 2010
Golden Eagles look to sweep season series from Belmont Tuesday
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will host Belmont University Tuesday night at 6 p.m., looking to sweep the two-game season series from the Bruins following a 15-5 Golden Eagle win in Nashville a couple of weeks ago. Admission is free.
April 11, 2010
Eight-run eighth, three home runs lift Tech to 12-8 OVC win at SEMO
Three home runs and an eight-run eighth inning helped lift the Golden Eagles to a 12-8 Ohio Valley Conference victory Sunday at Southeast Missouri, snapping the Redhawks' seven-game win streak.
April 10, 2010
Golden Eagles drop pair of tight OVC contests at SEMO
Tech took Southeast Missouri to the wire twice Saturday afternoon, but dropped both games of an OVC doubleheader to the Redhawks. The host team claimed an 11-9 win in the nine-inning opener, then scored an unearned run in the bottom of the seventh to snare a 4-3 victory in the nightcap.
April 7, 2010
Oberacker slams Tech to 12-8 victory over Lipscomb
Chad Oberacker hit his second career grand slam and earned the win as Tech defeated Lipscomb Wednesday 12-8 in Bush Stadium.
April 6, 2010
Patience and power pay off as Tech tops Lipscomb, 15-14
A.J. Kirby-Jones slammed his 15th home run of the year, a two-run shot that lifted Tech back on top by a run and the Golden Eagles held on barely for a 15-14 victory Tuesday night at Lipscomb.
April 6, 2010
Golden Eagles face Lipscomb Tuesday on road, Wednesday at home
The Golden Eagle baseball team is in Nashville Tuesday then returns home to host a game Wednesday as Tech plays a home-and-home series with Lipscomb. Start time each night is 6 p.m.
April 3, 2010
Jax State scores two in bottom of ninth to upend Golden Eagles, sweep series
The Golden Eagles got out of a world class jam in the bottom of the eighth holding a one-run lead, but couldn't repeat the feat in the ninth as Jacksonville State rallied to score two runs and capture an 8-7 victory to sweep the three-game OVC series.
April 2, 2010
Golden Eagles swept in OVC doubleheader at Jacksonville State
Jacksonville State claimed a pair of Ohio Valley Conference victories from Tech Friday, topping the Golden Eagles 7-1 and 10-2.
April 1, 2010
Tickets now on sale for 2010 OVC Baseball Tournamant in Jackson
Tickets for the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship, May 26-30, are now on sale. This year marks the first time the event will be held at Pringles Park in Jackson, Tenn. The Golden Eagles are defending tourney champions.
March 30, 2010
Vols pull ahead in early innings, hand Golden Eagles 9-3 loss in Knoxville
Tennessee took a 9-1 lead through the first three innings and held off Tennessee Tech Tuesday night on the way to a 9-3 non-conference victory in Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
March 30, 2010
Golden Eagle fans to paint Knoxville purple when Tech meets Vols
The Tennessee Tech Alumni Association is hoping to turn Tennessee's Lindsey Nelson Stadium from orange to purple Tuesday night when the Golden Eagle baseball team invades to challenge the Vols in a game at 6 p.m. CDT.
March 27, 2010
Golden Eagles felled twice by SIUE Cougars Saturday
SIU Edwardsville rallied from a five-run deficit in the eighth innings and went on to claim an 11-8 victory over the Golden Eagles in 11 innings in the opener Saturday, then swept the doubleheader with a 12-4 victory in the nightcap.
March 26, 2010
Liberatore overpowers Cougars, Tech tops SIU Edwardsville 5-0 in series opener
Adam Liberatore and Stephen Pryor combined to throw Tech's first two-hitter in eight years, striking out 13 Cougar batters as the Golden Eagles opened a three-game weekend series with a 5-0 shutout over SIU Edwardsville Friday.
March 25, 2010
Future league foe SIU Edwardsville in town for three-game series
While the rest of the Ohio Valley Conference will begin grinding gears in the league race, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will be preparing for the future with a three-game series this weekend against SIU Edwardsville in Bush Stadium.
March 23, 2010
Golden Eagles, Oberacker look to quiet Belmont Tuesday afternoon
Junior lefthander Chad Oberacker will be on the mound Tuesday afternoon as Tennessee Tech visits Nashville to face the Belmont Bruins in a 3 p.m. contest in Shelby Park.
March 23, 2010
Bullpen stifles Bruins, four home runs help Tech to 15-5 victory at Belmont
Wade Bilbrey struck out six of the seven batters he faced in middle relief and the Golden Eagle got home runs from Chad Hayes, Seth Edwards and two by A.J. Kirby-Jones to steal a 15-5 victory Tuesday afternoon at Belmont.
March 21, 2010
Grand finish for Tigers; Memphis outlasts Tech 13-9 in 10 innings
Tennessee Tech overcame a grand slam by Memphis in the sixth inning and battled back to tie the game in the top of the ninth, only to see the Tigers get a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning to post a 13-9 victory Sunday evening in Fed Ex Park.
March 20, 2010
Memphis wins 6-1 over Tennessee Tech
The Golden Eagles were within striking distance down the stretch but could not pull out a victory as they fell to Memphis, 6-1, in the second game of a three-game series.
March 19, 2010
Slugfest goes to Memphis, 17-12; Kirby-Jones knocks 10th home run
Memphis built a huge lead then hung on against a late rally by Tennessee Tech to take a 17-12 non-conference victory over the Golden Eagles Friday night in the first of a three-game series at FedEx Park.
March 19, 2010
Tech in Memphis for three-game set against former Golden Eagle
The Tech baseball team is in Memphis this weekend to play a three-game series against the Tigers, who are under the direction of head coach Daron Schoenrock, a former Golden Eagle pitcher. Games are Friday at 6:30, Saturday at 2 and Sunday at 1 p.m.
March 17, 2010
Guyear caps ninth inning rally, lifts Golden Eagles to 6-5 win over ETSU
Freshman Zephan Guyear delivered a one-out, bases loaded single in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Golden Eagles to an exciting 6-5 victory over East Tennessee State Wednesday night in Bush Stadium.
March 16, 2010
Guides on sale for 2010 Golden Eagle baseball, softball teams
Guides displaying all the history and tradition of the Tennessee Tech baseball and softball teams, including up-to-date and in-depth information on the current teams, statistics and records, are now on sale.
March 16, 2010
Tech's Kirby-Jones named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week
Five home runs, two doubles, 13 RBIs, eight runs scored, seven walks, a .526 batting average, .655 on-base percentage and a 1.421 slugging percentage. Thats a pretty good conference season for most collegiate baseball players.
March 16, 2010
Golden Eagle baseball team faces two in-state foes
After going 4-2 last week to get back to .500 for the season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will return to action with four games against in-state foes this week. The Golden Eagles will host East Tennessee State on March 17 at 6 p.m. in Bush Stadium before visiting Memphis for a three-game set March 19-21.
March 15, 2010
Kirby-Jones sets school home run record, named OVC Player of the Week
After matching Techs single-season home run record in 2009, A.J. Kirby-Jones has began to etch his name at the top of Techs career record book.
March 14, 2010
Tech tops Buffalo in series finale
Chad Oberacker finished with four hits in five tries and drove in five runs as the Tennessee Tech baseball team finished its four-game series with a 13-7 win over Buffalo to take three out of four games from the Bulls.
March 13, 2010
Golden Eagles split Saturday double-header with Buffalo
A.J. Kirby-Jones hit his fourth home run in two days and he and Chad Hayes each drove in three runs as the Tennessee Tech baseball team topped Buffalo 12-6 in the first half of a double-header at Bush Stadium Saturday.
March 12, 2010
Golden Eagles host Buffalo in four-game weekend series; Friday's game moved to 4:30
The Tennessee Tech baseball team returns home for a four-game series against Mid-American Conference foe Buffalo beginning with a single game on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
March 12, 2010
Kirby-Jones goes yard three times as Golden Eagles blank Buffalo
A.J. Kirby-Jones hit three home runs and drove in five runs and pitcher Adam Liberatore gave up only two hits in the win as the Tennessee Tech baseball team rolled to a 9-0 victory over Buffalo in the first game of a four-game weekend series at Bush Stadium on Friday evening.
March 10, 2010
Golden Eagles snap skid with 14-13 win over South Alabama
With one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning Ryan Hopkins came in to pitch for the Golden Eagles and try to preserve a slim two-run lead.
March 9, 2010
Late rally dooms Golden Eagles as South Alabama tops Tech 6-4
Matthew Shepherd pitched five solid innings, fanning eight South Alabama batters and walking only one as the Tennessee Tech baseball team took a 4-3 lead into the sixth inning.
March 9, 2010
Golden Eagles visit South Alabama for a pair
The Tennessee Tech baseball team will kick off a six-game schedule this week with a pair of games at South Alabama on March 9 and 10 as the Golden Eagles and Jaguars will meet for the first time in program history.
March 7, 2010
Late lead slips away from Golden Eagles as Bradley completes three-game sweep
The Tennessee Tech baseball team wrapped up its three game series against Bradley on Sunday afternoon, dropping a pair of games to the Braves 6-1, and 8-6.
March 6, 2010
Bradley takes 12-10 win over Tech; double-header postponed until Sunday
In a back-and-fourth offensive battle, Bradley got the final word as the Tennessee Tech baseball team dropped a 12-10 decision to the Braves in the first game of a double-header Saturday.
March 3, 2010
Early Vandy lead holds up, Tech falls 10-1 to Commodores
Tennessee Tech spotted 30th ranked Vanderbilt a nine-run lead in the first two innings, then played the Commodores even the rest of the way Wednesday, falling 10-1 in a game that was moved back one day.
March 2, 2010
Weather continues to force schedule changes; Baseball and tennis affected
Wet, cold weather just keeps on forcing changes to Tech's athletics schedules. This time, the baseball game at Vanderbilt has been postponed one day and will be played Wednesday, Meanwhile, the men's tennis match set for Wednesday at Lipscomb has been postponed with a makeup date to be announced.
March 2, 2010
Golden Eagles visit No. 30 Vanderbilt
The Tennessee Tech baseball team has another tough task ahead of it Tuesday as it travels to play No. 30 Vanderbilt in Nashville. The game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.
February 28, 2010
Golden Eagles clinch series with dominating win over Cleveland State
Through three and a half innings Sunday the Tennessee Tech baseball team looked like it was in for a tightly contested battle as it faced Cleveland State in the finale of a three game series.
February 27, 2010
Seventh inning rally leads Tech to 10-8 victory
For the second time in as many days the Tennessee Tech baseball team found itself in a deep hole against Cleveland State. But the end result was much different on Saturday as the Golden Eagles rallied with a seven-run seventh inning to clinch a 10-8 victory in the second game of a three-game set with the Vikings.
February 26, 2010
Tech pitchers fan 16 but fall 7-2 in home opener
Three Tech pitchers combined for 16 strikeouts, but Techs bats were quieted by Cleveland State pitcher Anthony Sambula as the Tennessee Tech baseball team fell to CSU 7-2 in the first game a three-game set on Friday evening.
February 26, 2010
Tech's A.J. Kirby-Jones featured on PingBaseball.com
As one of the most dynamic players in Tennessee Tech baseball history, junior A.J. Kirby-Jones has caught the attention of several national media outlets. Ping! Baseball is the most recent to catch up with A.J., and his interview is currently being featured on PingBaseball.com.
February 25, 2010
Schedule changes announced for Saturday's action
A couple of schedule changes have been announced for the tennis matches and baseball game on Saturday at Tennessee Tech. The tennis matches are moving indoors at Fairfield Glade and the baseball game will begin an hour earlier at 1 p.m.
February 24, 2010
Tech set for home opener against Cleveland State
After winning two out of three games against Georgia Southern to start the season, the Tennessee Tech baseball team will be at home for the first time in 2010 when it takes on Cleveland State in a three-game beginning at 3 p.m. on Feb. 26.
February 22, 2010
After dominating performance Tech's Liberatore named OVC Pitcher of the Week
If there were any questions surrounding Adam Liberatores return from Tommy John surgery that ended his 2009 season after just three weeks, he answered them in convincing fashion over the weekend.
February 21, 2010
Golden Eagles erase eight-run deficit for 12-9 win, clinch series at Georgia Southern
After splitting the first two games at Georgia Southern, Tech's series finale had a little something extra riding on it Sunday -- a battle of defending conference champions looking to start the 2010 season with a bang against a tough non-conference opponent.
February 20, 2010
Georgia Southern out-lasts Golden Eagles
It was a slugfest at JI Clements Stadium Saturday night, but the Tennessee Tech baseball team couldnt survive a seven-run eighth inning from Georgia Southern as the Golden Eagles fell 16-9.
February 19, 2010
Golden Eagles win season opener at Georgia Southern
The 2010 college baseball season is underway and the Tennessee Tech baseball team picked up right where it left off in 2009 -- winning.
February 18, 2010
Outstanding TTU Alumni include two athletes, one supporter
Athletics played a visible role in the lives of three of the people announced recently as Tennessee Tech's 2010 Outstanding Alumni, with two former athletes and one who is a loyal supporter of Golden Eagle athletics.
February 17, 2010
Golden Eagles begin championship defense this weekend
The 2010 college baseball season is quickly approaching, and the Tech baseball team has a lot to be excited for. The Golden Eagles will throw out the first pitch on Feb. 19, beginning a three-game series at Georgia Southern. Techs first home games comes the following weekend against Cleveland State.
February 10, 2010
Golden Eagles tabbed third in OVC preseason poll; Henry named preseason all-conference
After its thrilling run to claim the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship, the Tennessee Tech baseball team has been picked to finish third in the OVC in 2010.
February 4, 2010
Golden Eagle baseball camp canceled Saturday
The Golden Eagle baseball camp originally scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 13, has been canceled. For more information contact Tennessee Tech assistant baseball coach Larry Bragga or Justin Hogan at (931) 372-3853.
January 22, 2010
Long-time TTU supporter Howell Bush passes away at age 94
Howell W. Bush, a former Golden Eagle baseball and basketball player and a long-time supporter of Tennessee Tech athletics, died this week in Murfreesboro at the age of 94.
January 19, 2010
Tech's Bragga honored as TBCA Coach of the Year
The Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association honored Tennessee Tech baseball coach Matt Bragga as Coach of the Year over the weekend at the annual TBCA awards luncheon.
January 18, 2010
Baseball team to face new and traditional rivals, 24 OVC games
Traditional in-state rivalries, some teams they havent seen in awhile, a typically tough 24-game OVC schedule and 29 homes games highlight Techs 2010 baseball schedule, announced this week by head coach Matt Bragga.
January 12, 2010
A.J. Kirby-Jones named preseason All-American honors from Ping!Baseball
Tennessee Tech junior A.J. Kirby-Jones has been named a preseason All-American by Ping!Baseball for the upcoming 2010 baseball season. In two years as a Golden Eagle, Kirby-Jones has had a standout career at first base and on the mound for Tech, including a record-setting season in 2009.
December 17, 2009
Former Golden Eagle pitcher Erik Sabel coaching at Visalia
Former Tennessee Tech pitcher Erik Sabel has been promoted to pitching coach with the Visalia Rawhide, a Class A-Advanced minor league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
September 14, 2009
Three former Golden Eagles have impressive minor league baseball seasons in 2009
Three former Tennessee Tech baseball players continue their baseball careers in the minor leagues, and each of them put together impressive campaigns in 2009.
June 28, 2009
A.J. Kirby-Jones named as Tech's 2009 Outstanding Male Athlete
Versatile Golden Eagle sophomore A.J. Kirby-Jones has been selected as Tennessee Tech's Outstanding Male Athlete for 2008-09.
June 27, 2009
Dennick makes professional debut with Burlington Royals
Former Golden Eagle pitcher Ryan Dennick made his professional debut Friday night, tossing three innings in relief for the Burlington Royals in a game at Johnson City. Dennick didn't get a decision in his first appearance, striking out four batters.
June 10, 2009
Tech's Ryan Dennick chosen by Kansas City Royals in MLB draft
Tennessee Tech lefty Ryan Dennick was selected Wednesday in the Major League Baseball first-year player draft by the Kansas City Royals, going to the American League club in the 22nd round.