March 10, 2014
Softball back home for mid-week matchups with Lipscomb and Western Kentucky
The Tennessee Tech softball team returns to Cookeville for a slew of mid-week matchups, squaring off with Lipscomb in a doubleheader on Tuesday, before taking aim at Western Kentucky on Wednesday.
March 9, 2014
Golden Eagles close out stay in Georgia with 5-2 win over Kent State
ATHENS, Ga. – A big day at the plate for freshman Alyssa Richards, coupled with a strong outing on the rubber by sophomore Hannah Weaver (3-6) was the recipe for success for the Tennessee Tech softball team, as the Golden Eagles (8-15) downed Kent State (10-7) 5-2 in the UGA Softball Invitational finale.
March 8, 2014
Tech’s strong pitching not enough in back-to-back 1-0 losses to Purdue and Kent State
ATHENS, Ga. – Pitching, pitching, and more pitching proved to be the theme of day two of the UGA Softball Invitational.
March 7, 2014
Golden Eagles open UGA Softball Invitational with two-run losses to Purdue and Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. – The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped both games of day one of the UGA Softball Invitational, falling to Purdue, 4-2, before the Golden Eagles (7-13) were downed 3-1 by host team No. 19 Georgia.
March 6, 2014
Golden Eagles wrap up tournament play this weekend with trip to Athens, Ga.
The Tennessee Tech softball team gets set to participate in its final tournament of the year over the weekend, heading down to Athens, Ga. to take aim in the UGA Softball Invitational hosted by the University of Georgia.
March 5, 2014
Tech plates a combined 16 runs on 21 hits to sweep Holy Cross in home opener
Late inning offense paved the way in the Tennessee Tech softball team’s home opener, as the Golden Eagles took both games of a doubleheader against Holy Cross (1-3).
March 3, 2014
Softball to host Holy Cross on Wednesday in 2014 home opener
The wait is over. The Tennessee Tech softball team returns to Cookeville for its much anticipated home opener on Wednesday as the Golden Eagles will square off with Holy Cross in a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. CT.
March 2, 2014
Golden Eagles blanked in 4-0 loss to close out weekend series with ECU
GREENVILLE, N.C. – Locked up in a pitcher’s duel in the finale of a three-game set at East Carolina, the Tennessee Tech softball team was upended 4-0 to close out the series.
March 1, 2014
Tech tripped up in both games of a doubleheader to begin set with East Carolina
GREENVILLE, N.C. – Winners of five of the last six, the Tennessee Tech softball team was slowed down on Saturday as the Golden Eagles lost both games of a doubleheader to open their three-game series at East Carolina.
February 28, 2014
Softball set to tangle with East Carolina in second series of the year
Winners of five of the last six, the Tennessee Tech softball team gets set to play its second road series of the year on Saturday, traveling to East Carolina for a three-game set with the Pirates (8-4).
February 26, 2014
Tennessee Tech to stream live webcast of 22 games this spring
Tennessee Tech baseball and softball fans will have the opportunity to watch a combined 22 home games live via webstreams on the OVC Digital Network this spring, including 11 for each team.
February 25, 2014
Sophomore Madison Taylor named College Sports Madness OVC Player of the Week
After playing a pivotal role in leading Tennessee Tech to a 4-1 record in the Frost Classic, sophomore Madison Taylor has been recognized as the College Sports Madness Ohio Valley Conference Softball Player of the Week.
February 23, 2014
Liberatore’s gem propels Golden Eagles to 1-0 win over Radford in Frost Classic finale
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Freshman Danielle Liberatore came within four outs of a no-hitter and sophomore Madison Taylor homered in the bottom of the first to provide the Tennessee Tech offense all it needed, as the Golden Eagles won 1-0 over Radford University in the finale of the 2014 Frost Classic hosted by UT Chattanooga.
February 22, 2014
Softball splits in Chattanooga, tops Campbell in nine, falls to Demons
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Day two of the Frost Classic ended in a split for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles earned a thrilling victory over Campbell, 6-5 in nine innings, before dropping the second game to Northwestern State, 9-0.
February 21, 2014
Golden Eagles win pair of thrillers to make it three straight
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Resiliency was the name of the game for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Friday.
February 20, 2014
Softball treks to Chattanooga for Frost Classic
Fresh off its first victory of the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team journeys to Chattanooga for the 2014 Frost Classic hosted by UTC.
February 16, 2014
Third inning offensive barrage leads Tech to first win of the year
KENNESAW, Ga. – Behind an eight-run third inning that saw the Tennessee Tech softball team record nine-straight hits, the Golden Eagles cruised to their first victory of the season, defeating Kennesaw State 9-3 in the finale of a three-game series.
February 15, 2014
Kennesaw rallies late to steal two games from Tennessee Tech
KENNESAW, Ga. -- Late inning dramatics didn’t swing Tennessee Tech’s way Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagle softball team fell in a pair of close ones, 5-3 and 4-3, to Kennesaw State in TTU’s first non-tournament action of the season.
February 13, 2014
Tech to play three-game series with Kennesaw State this weekend
KENNESAW, Ga. – What was originally scheduled to be the Tennessee Tech softball team’s second tournament of the year, has now been changed to a three-game series at Kennesaw State this weekend.
February 9, 2014
Tech burned by late rallies in defeats to Auburn and Louisiana-Monroe
AUBURN, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech softball team closes out its three day stay in Alabama unable to put its first win on the board as the Golden Eagles wrapped up day three of the Plainsman Invite with a pair of losses to host Auburn, 8-4, and Louisiana-Monroe, 7-0.
February 8, 2014
Golden Eagles outscored 22-1 in pair of losses to Notre Dame and North Dakota State
AUBURN, Ala. – A tough afternoon for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles fell 9-1 to Notre Dame and 13-0 to North Dakota State in day two of the Plainsman Invite hosted by Auburn University.
February 7, 2014
Seesaw affair swings ULM's way in Tech’s season opener
AUBURN, Ala. – A drama filled sixth inning proved to be the difference in Tennessee Tech’s season opening tilt with Louisiana-Monroe in the Plainsman Invite hosted by Auburn University.
February 6, 2014
Softball unwraps 2014 season with weekend tournament at Auburn
With frigid temperatures blanketing Cookeville, the Golden Eagle softball team flocks south for the weekend to kick off its 2014 campaign in the Plainsman Invite hosted by Auburn University.
January 27, 2014
Challenging slate sees Tech square off with six NCAA Tournament teams in '14
Challenging, diverse, and beneficial in the long run are just some of the ways to describe the 2014 Tennessee Tech softball schedule as the Golden Eagles look to return to the pinnacle of the Ohio Valley Conference.
December 31, 2013
SCHOLAR POWER: Tech student-athletes post highest combined GPA in history
Tennessee Tech student-athletes posted the highest combined GPA in school history during the fall semester, with four teams registering the highest semester GPA in the history of their sports.
December 26, 2013
Bynum, Golden Eagle softball team adds four for 2015
The Tennessee Tech softball team is proud to announce the signings of four new players to add to the 2015 roster.
November 25, 2013
Tech softball lends hands in helping Women Build through Habitat for Humanity
The Golden Eagle softball team continued its lengthy list of community service endeavors on Saturday, participating in building a house through Habitat for Humanity.
October 15, 2013
Stephanie Dallmann to be inducted into TTU Sports Hall of Fame Oct. 25
Stephanie Dallmann rewrote the Tennessee Tech softball record books during her glittering, four-year career for the Golden Eagles. Dallmann is one of five persons who will be inducted Oct. 25 into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame.
October 10, 2013
Golden Eagle softball set to put lid on impressive fall campaign
The Tennessee Tech softball team wraps up what has been a successful 2013 fall slate on Friday, as the Golden Eagles travel to Knoxville to square off against the defending College World Series runner-up in the University of Tennessee.
September 11, 2013
Golden Eagle softball team's 2013 fall slate unwrapped
The Tennessee Tech softball team’s fall campaign is right around the corner, as the Golden Eagles prepare to jump into a schedule that promises to prepare them for the upcoming 2014 season.
September 4, 2013
Five different teams represented in 2013 Hall of Fame Class
The 2013 Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony will interest a lot of different fan groups as five former student-athletes from five different sports will be honored at the 39th annual Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday, Oct. 25.
September 2, 2013
Tech softball team gets dirty for a cause in 2013 mud run
Mud, mud, and more mud highlighted the Tennessee Tech softball team’s Saturday morning, as the Golden Eagles participated in the annual Habitat for Humanity Mud Run at Cane Creek Park.
August 1, 2013
Bynum adds Tiffany Wilkinson to Golden Eagle softball staff
Tiffany (Baker) Wilkinson, a former Chattanooga standout and East Tennessee State graduate assistant coach, has joined Tennessee Tech softball coach Bonnie Bynum’s staff.
June 6, 2013
Championship Softball Summer Mini Camp just around the corner
The Championship Softball Summer Mini Camp is right around the corner. Tennessee Tech softball head coach Bonnie Bynum will host a mini-camp and a pitching and catching clinic the week of June 17-19.
June 5, 2013
Two Golden Eagle teams receive Public Recognition Awards from NCAA
For the second consecutive year, Tennessee Tech’s softball and women’s golf teams are among those who received Public Recognition Awards Wednesday from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for top academic performance.
June 4, 2013
College Sports Madness names Melody Christian first-team all-OVC
The Women's College World Series is days away from crowning a champion, but Tennessee Tech softball continues to bring in honors, this one for senior leader Melody Christian. College Sports Madness recognized Christian as first-team all-OVC honoree.
May 9, 2013
Tech softball team ends it's season at the OVC Tournament
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Tennessee Tech fell at the hands of the Eastern Kentucky Lady Colonels, 4-1, in the loser’s bracket of the OVC Tournament Thursday, putting an end to the season for the Golden Eagles.
May 8, 2013
Tech defeated in opening round of OVC Tournament
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a 4-3 decision to SIU Edwardsvillle Wednesday in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament. Despite the loss, the Golden Eagles remain alive, and return to action Thursday at 10 a.m.
May 7, 2013
Senior Melody Christian fields all-OVC softball honors
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Tennessee Tech senior Melody Christian has earned an all-Ohio Valley Conference second-team selection. The honors were announced Tuesday at the OVC Tournament Dinner.
May 7, 2013
Golden Eagles take on SIUE Wednesday in first game of OVC Tournament
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- With a long history of success and plenty of purple and gold support at the field, the Tennessee Tech softball team opens play Wednesday afternoon in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament being hosted by Eastern Illinois.
May 5, 2013
Despite rainout, Tech qualifies for OVC Tournament; Seniors celebrated
No amount of rainfall was going to dampen the day for the Tennessee Tech softball team Sunday, which had its entire series against Jacksonville State washed out. The Golden Eagles qualified for the OVC Tournament, and went indoors to celebrate Senior Day.
May 4, 2013
Softball double header against Jacksonville State cancelled
Inclement weather has led the Tennessee Tech softball team to cancel Saturday's double header against Jacksonville State. The Golden Eagles and Gamecocks will play a double header on Sunday with the first contest beginning at 1 p.m. CDT.
May 2, 2013
Tech celebrates four seniors in final regular season weekend
The 2013 regular season is drawing to a close and the Golden Eagle softball team will say farewell to four seniors at the Tennessee Tech Softball Complex. Tech will host Jacksonville State in a crucial three-game series.
April 30, 2013
Golden Eagles keep playoff hopes alive: Softball splits OVC doubleheader
MOREHEAD, Ky. -- The hopes of an Ohio Valley Conference playoff bid are still alive as the Golden Eagles split a conference doubleheader at Morehead State Tuesday night.
April 29, 2013
Weather permitting: Golden Eagles hope to finally play Morehead State
Tech has tried to play the Morehead State Eagles twice now and both times the weather has played the lead role. The teams were forced to drop a game from the original three-game series and will now play a doubleheader Tuesday. A spot in the OVC Tournament could be at stake.
April 28, 2013
Tech sweeps Tigers: Playoff hopes still alive
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tech softball team kept themselves in the hunt Sunday, sweeping Tennessee State in a doubleheader at Tiger Field.
April 27, 2013
Softball sidelined in Nashville
The Tennessee Tech softball team has been sidelined due to inclement weather and field conditions.
April 26, 2013
Softball travels to Tennessee State for three-game series
The Golden Eagle softball team is looking to bounce back from a tough weekend in Illinois. Tech will only travel a short distance to Nashville to face-off against Tennessee State. The three-game series will take place Saturday and Sunday.
April 23, 2013
Golden Eagle athletes participate in Writing Festival
Over 20 Golden Eagles participated in the Tennessee Tech Festival of Writing Tuesday afternoon. The student-athletes gave their input on new traditions on Tech's campus.
April 23, 2013
Softball games at Morehead postponed
The Tennessee Tech softball team will again be delayed in playing the Eagles of Morehead State. Due to the chance of severe weather Wednesday, the teams have decided to reschedule the doubleheader.
April 21, 2013
Softball swept by OVC leader Eastern Illinois
Junior Kendall Hooper registered two hits on the afternoon as the Tennessee Tech softball team was swept by the Ohio Valley Conference leader Eastern Illinois Sunday afternoon at Williams Field by scores of 6-1 and 4-1.
April 20, 2013
Tech battles hard with SIUE, drops both games
The Tennessee Tech softball team lost two tough battles at SIU Edwardsville Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles fell 3-0 in game one and then could not hold on in game two, losing 3-2.
April 20, 2013
Tech travels to take on top two teams in conference
The Tennessee Tech softball team is embarking on what may be its most pivotal weekend of the season. The Golden Eagles will play in two doubleheaders against the top two teams in the conference. Saturday Tech will go up against SIUE before taking on EIU Sunday.
April 17, 2013
Chattanooga steals victory over Golden Eagle Softball
In their final non-conference contest of the season, the Golden Eagles faced in-state rival Chattanooga. In a tight game, the Lady Mocs ultimately stole a 2-1 victory under the lights at Tech Softball Stadium.
April 16, 2013
Ketchum pitches shutout in Golden Eagle victory for twinbill split
Taylor Ketchum pitched her third complete-game shutout to lead the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 7-0 victory against Austin Peay Tuesday night in the second game of a doubleheader. The Lady Govs fended off a Golden Eagle comeback in the first game to win, 7-4.
April 16, 2013
Softball, football to be streamed live by Golden Eagle Sports Network
Fans who are unable to attend the events on campus this week will still be able to watch all the action as the Golden Eagle Sports Network provides live web streams of the softball games Tuesday and Wednesday and football team's Purple/Gold Spring Scrimmage Saturday.
April 15, 2013
Crucial week for Golden Eagles as they prepare for final OVC stretch
The Tennessee Tech softball team opens the week at home, hosting a make-up doubleheader against Austin Peay on Tuesday afternoon, followed by a single game, non-conference tune-up against UT Chattanooga Wednesday evening.
April 14, 2013
Golden Eagles clinch series in 7-4 victory over Belmont
Tech uses another home run by Brittney Spalding to capture a vital victory over the Bruins. The Golden Eagles took the win 7-4, clinching the series.
April 13, 2013
Tech softball splits doubleheader against Belmont
Eight Tech softball legends were in attendance as the Golden Eagles welcomed newcomer Belmont to the league. Tech split the the twinbill forcing the series decision to Sunday.
April 12, 2013
Tech hosts Belmont and pays gratitude to Golden Eagle Legends
The Tennessee Tech softball team hosts Belmont this weekend for a three-game series. Game one is slated to begin Saturday at 1 p.m.
April 10, 2013
Tech's valiant fight falls short against #3/5 Tennessee
The Tennessee Tech softball team tried to put up a fight against highly ranked University of Tennessee but fell short in a 12-3 loss in five-innings.
April 9, 2013
Tech faces toughest challenge of the season: Golden Eagles travel to #3/5 Tennessee
Tech softball will pair off against one of the top teams in the country. The Lady Vols, ranked third and fifth in ESPN.com/USA Softball and NCAA rankings, will play host to the Golden Eagles in a single game Wednesday night.
April 7, 2013
Softball sweeps SEMO behind walk-off homer and Harke shutout
The Golden Eagles were on point Sunday as Tech swept Ohio Valley Conference rival Southeast Missouri. Tech took the first end of the twinbill 9-1 in six innings while winning game two, 4-0 in seven.
April 6, 2013
Harke throws a gem to force a split with rival UT Martin
Senior Claudia Harke sparkled in the circle Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles split an Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader against UT Martin. Tech shutout the Skyhawks 3-0 in the second game while UT Martin took the first 9-1 in six innings.
April 5, 2013
Golden Eagles look to turn home runs into home wins
The Tennessee Tech softball team has powered up its line-up, and in the past five games have blasted two home runs in three times. The Golden Eagles are looking to turn up the heat and put some pressure on rivals UT Martin and Southeast Missouri this weekend.
April 4, 2013
Tech softball team hosts annual Legends Weekend
Former Golden Eagle softball players are invited back to campus April 13-14 as Tennessee Tech hosts its annual alumni activities with a Legends Weekend.
April 2, 2013
East Tennessee State takes two from Golden Eagles
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- The Golden Eagles scored a combined 12 runs in Tuesday's doubleheader, but host East Tennessee stormed back in two comeback performances to edge Tech, 9-7 in extra innings, and 6-5.
April 1, 2013
Golden Eagles take a break from OVC to play in-state rival East Tennessee
The Tennessee Tech softball team will take a break from conference action Tuesday and take on in-state rival East Tennessee State in a doubleheader at the Betty Basler Field in Johnson City, Tenn.
April 1, 2013
Claudia Harke wins OVC Holland Award
Tennessee Tech softball senior Claudia Harke has been awarded the prestigious Vernon Holland Scholarship Award, presented by the Ohio Valley Conference.
March 30, 2013
Tech clinches first OVC series with 5-1 win at EKU
RICHMOND, Ky. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team clinched its first Ohio Valley Conference series Saturday with a 5-1 victory over Eastern Kentucky, the top team in the East Division. Tech took two-of-three from the Colonels.
March 29, 2013
Golden Eagles split OVC twinbill at Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. -- The Golden Eagle softball team took a commanding 11-2 victory in five innings Friday afternoon in the opener before dropping a 3-0 decision to Eastern Kentucky in the nightcap in Ohio Valley Conference action.
March 29, 2013
Softball team returns to action with three-game set at Eastern Kentucky
Coach Bonnie Bynum and the Tennessee Tech softball team return to action this weekend with a three-game OVC series at Eastern Kentucky, Friday and Saturday. It will be a full week since the team played its latest games.
March 24, 2013
Softball doubleheader against Austin Peay postponed due to rain
Poor weather and field conditions have led the Tennessee Tech softball team to postpone Sunday's OVC doubleheader against Austin Peay. The teams were scheduled to face-off at noon.
March 23, 2013
Softball looks to get back to winning ways Sunday vs. APSU
The Golden Eagle softball team is in a rut, but returns to the dirt Sunday ready to get back to winning ways. Tech hosts OVC opponent Austin Peay in a doubleheader beginning at noon.
March 22, 2013
Murray State takes doubleheader in Tech's first OVC outing
In two very different games, Murray State managed to get past the Golden Eagle Softball team to sweep Friday's doubleheader. The Racers took Game one 3-2 and squeaked out a 2-0 win in Game two.
March 22, 2013
Softball doubleheader coming a day early; Team's first home games are Friday
The Tennessee Tech softball team will host its first home games of the year a day earlier than expected. The Golden Eagles' OVC doubleheader with Murray State, originally slated for Saturday, has been moved to Friday, beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is free.
March 21, 2013
Softball doubleheader coming a day early; Team's first home games are Friday
The Tennessee Tech softball team will host its first home games of the year a day earlier than expected. The Golden Eagles' OVC doubleheader with Murray State, originally slated for Saturday, has been moved to Friday, beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is free.
March 20, 2013
Softball drops twinbill at Lipscomb
Tech combined for 21 hits in two games, but fall in both ends of a twinbill to Lipscomb.
March 19, 2013
Tech visits Lipscomb for Wednesday doubleheader
The Tennessee Tech softball team finally returns to the dirt Wednesday in preparation for its home and conference opener, following four cancellations last week. The Golden Eagles travel to Nashville to play in a doubleheader at Lipscomb on Wednesday.
March 15, 2013
Softball schedule undergoes a pair of updates
Tennessee Tech softball head coach Bonnie Bynum has announced that Saturday and Sunday's Ohio Valley Conference opening weekend at Morehead State has been postponed until April 24, and the Golden Eagles will add a doubleheader at Lipscomb to their schedule next Wednesday.
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 13, 2013
Tech disposes of Thomas University in final non-conference tune-up
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle softball team disposed of Thomas (Ga.) University, 6-0, Wednesday in the team's final tune-up before conference action begins.
March 13, 2013
Softball team takes final swing in non-conference action in Georgia
OVC play is just around the corner and Tennessee Tech has been traveling the southeast preparing for a promising season for first-year head coach Bonnie Bynum. The Golden Eagles will play one final non-league game Wednesday at Thomas University before the OVC slate opens Saturday.
March 12, 2013
Play Cancelled in Florida, Softball continues trip home
The softball game between Tennessee Tech and Florida A&M has been cancelled due to unplayable conditions.
March 10, 2013
Softball back in win column after a commanding performance over Providence
The Golden Eagle softball squad collected its third win of the weekend against Providence College Sunday at the USF Under Armour Showcase. In commanding fashion, every player who made a plate appearance reached base.
March 9, 2013
Golden Eagle youth finds strength in Tampa tournament
Tech split its games on day two at USF Under Armour Showcase in Tampa Saturday. The Golden Eagles won, 9-3, over Long Island Brooklyn before falling to Temple University, 7-3.
March 8, 2013
Weaver notches first win of Tech career as softball splits twinbill
Freshman Hannah Weaver earned her first win as a Golden Eagle as Tech defeated Maine 4-1 in the first part of a twinbill at the USF Under Armour Showcase. In the teams second match-up, Tech fell to Fordham 6-0.
March 7, 2013
Tech looks ahead to final tournament of the season
The Tennessee Tech softball team escapes the cold front in Tennessee to play in their final tournament of the season at the USF Under Armour Showcase.
March 3, 2013
Tech falls in 8-0 five inning shutout to IPFW
The Tennessee Tech softball team managed just two hits against a tough IPFW team in the Purple and Gold Challenge Sunday, falling 8-0 in five innings.
March 2, 2013
Saturday Games Cancelled
The Tennessee Tech softball team has been sidelined due to inclement weather.
March 1, 2013
Golden Eagle softball to play in Purple and Gold Challenge
The Tennessee Tech softball team starts the month of March close to home in the Purple and Gold Challenge in Nashville, Saturday and Sunday. The Golden Eagles enter the weekend action with 7-6 overall record.
February 24, 2013
Tech softball upended in final game of Frost Classic
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team ended its first in-state outing of the season Sunday afternoon, dropping a 3-2 decision to Ohio University at the Frost Classic in Chattanooga.
February 23, 2013
Clutch defense leads to 2-0 win in nightcap as softball team splits games
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Taylor Ketchum earned her fifth win, Brittney Spalding slugged the team's first home run, and the defense threw out two runners at the plate in the seventh to preserve a 2-0 win as Tennessee Tech topped Missouri State Saturday to split games in the Frost Classic.
February 22, 2013
Tech sweeps pair on first day of Frost Classic
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Taylor Ketchum earned a win and a save and the Golden Eagle offense produced 15 runs as Tennessee Tech swept to two victories Friday on the first day of the Frost Classic.
February 22, 2013
Softball at Frost Classic hosted by UT Chattanooga
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team remains on the road this weekend, but travels closer to home for the Frost Classic. The Golden Eagles will play in a 10-team field and face five different squads from the across the mid-atlantic region.
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.
December 6, 2012
Getting to know Golden Eagle junior Kendall Hooper
Golden Eagle fans, take a moment to Get To Know junior softball player Kendall Hooper, and see how well two teammates know her.
February 17, 2013
Tech dealt two tough losses in final day of KSU Classic
WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- The Tennessee Tech softball team finished the KSU Classic with two tough losses Sunday, falling to Ball State and host Kennesaw State. The Golden Eagles dropped a 10-0 decision against Ball State in five innings and a 3-0 loss to KSU.
February 16, 2013
Tech puts out Flames, cages Bears on first day of KSU Classic
WOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Tennessee Tech swept its games on the first day of the KSU Classic Saturday, with victories over Liberty and Mercer. The Golden Eagle offense was strong, finishing the day with 13 runs on 20 hits.
February 15, 2013
Softball returns to Peach State, this time for Kennesaw State Classic
After starting the 2013 season on a strong note last weekend in Statesboro, Ga., the Tennessee Tech softball team returns to the Peach State Saturday and Sunday to play in the Kennesaw State Classic at Twin Creeks Park in Woodstock, Ga.
February 11, 2013
Taylor Ketchum snags adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week
Sophomore Taylor Ketchum turned in a 2-0 performance over the weekend helping her catch the nod for adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week announced Monday. Ketchum pitched a one-hitter in a 3-1 victory over Akron and claimed a 4-3 win in relief over St. John's.
February 10, 2013
Softball seals second victory of 2013 campaign
STATESBORO, Ga. -- The Golden Eagle softball team picked up its second win of the season Sunday in a redemption game against Akron University, posting a 3-1 victory behind Taylor Ketchum's one-hitter. Tech fell to Georgia Southern, 1-0, in the second game of the day.
February 9, 2013
Spalding delivers as Golden Eagles split opening day pair in Georgia
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Chanelle Spalding delivered a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 4-3 win over St. John's Saturday, and a split of its opening games of the '13 campaign.
February 8, 2013
Softball opens 2013 campaign at Eagle Round Robin
The Golden Eagle softball team opens the 2013 campaign with four games at Georgia Southern's Eagle Round Robin tournament. The Golden Eagles face Akron and St. John's on Friday and take on Akron and host Georgia Southern on Saturday.
February 6, 2013
Softball Outlook: Golden Eagles aim for OVC Championship
The 2013 Golden Eagle softball team will have a new look this season as former Golden Eagle Bonnie Bynum takes over the helm. The mission remains the same: win an OVC championship.
January 17, 2013
Two-time OVC Pitcher of the Year Bynum named Tech softball head coach
Bonnie Bynum has been named Tennessee Tech’s softball team’s head coach, effective immediately, replacing Tory Acheson who resigned Thursday following 14 seasons at the Golden Eagle helm.
January 16, 2013
Tech softball picked second in OVC East Division preseason poll
The Ohio Valley Conference announced on Wednesday that Tennessee Tech has been picked for second in the OVC East Division in the annual preseason poll voted on by league coaches and sports information directors.
December 21, 2012
TTU Softball Holiday Camp fills up, registration closed
Registration is closed for the Tennessee Tech Softball Holiday Mini Camp. The camp has reached its capacity, according to Golden Eagle coach Tory Acheson.
December 17, 2012
Holiday softball camp eyes record turnout but space still available
Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson is expecting a record turnout for the upcoming Holiday Softball Mini-Camp, but reminds young players there is still space available and time to register for the Dec. 29-30 event.
December 12, 2012
Tech tops OVC with 13 named NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes
The Tennessee Tech softball team had 13 players named as NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes for 2012, the most by any squad in the Ohio Valley Conference.
December 11, 2012
Softball team to face wide variety of foes on 2013 schedule
Tennessee Tech's 2013 softball schedule features 15 home games and contests against 35 different opponents including a contest against Tennessee, an NCAA tournament team last season.
December 5, 2012
Softball inks six signees to 2013 Recruiting Class
Head coach Tory Acheson announced that the Golden Eagle softball team received six National Letters of Intent Wednesday. The class includes two pitchers, two catchers, and two infielders.
November 27, 2012
Golden Eagle Softball gives back for the Holidays
The Golden Eagle softball team joined forces with Operation Christmas Child Samaritans Purse in a special holiday project. Several members of the team created boxes to be sent to unprivileged children across the globe.
October 23, 2012
Golden Eagle softball team ranks fifth in Division I in academics
The Tennessee Tech softball team is back in the national rankings. The Golden Eagles have drawn attention once again for their performance in the classroom. Coach Tory Acheson's team ranks fifth in the nation for team GPA among all Division I softballl programs.
October 6, 2012
Softball team makes tails wag at Bark in the Park
The softball team volunteered at the ninth annual Bark in the Park Saturday. The Golden Eagles provided a chase that made hundreds of tails wag.
October 4, 2012
Golden Eagle softball hosts the Lady Vols
The Golden Eagle softball fall schedule is wrapping up this weekend, and Tech will host the Lady Vols in a single game Friday evening. The game will be at Tech's softball stadium for a 6:00 start.
September 24, 2012
Softball adds 12 newcomers to an already powerful roster
Golden Eagle softball's fall schedule is in full swing and the team has welcomed 12 newcomers to the roster.
September 18, 2012
Softball, Men's Basketball teams lauded for academics at Walton House
Tennessee Tech president Philip Oldham and first lady Kari welcomed the Golden Eagle softball and men's basketball teams Tuesday at the Walton House, recognizing the two squads for winning the OVC Team Academic Achievement Award in their sport.
September 1, 2012
Golden Eagle softball team swings into fall season
The Tennessee Tech softball team is ready to take the field for the fall exhibition season. The Golden Eagles open their season with a doubleheader against Motlow State on Saturday.
September 5, 2012
Golden Eagle softball team gets down and dirty in mud run
Obstacle mud runs are endurance tests like no other, and the Tech softball team conquered the course in just over an hour last Saturday. A Habitat for Humanity fundraiser, the event allowed the Golden Eagles to bond and create memories to last a lifetime.
July 26, 2012
Tech nets 96 on OVC Honor Roll and 16 Academic Medals; Two teams top Academic lists
Tennessee Tech placed 96 student-athletes on the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, 16 Golden Eagles earned the Medal of Honor for the highest GPA in their sport and two teams won the OVC Team Academic Achievement Award.
July 3, 2012
Holly Thomas headlines softball team awards
Senior Holly Thomas was named both MVP and Best Pitcher for the 2012 season, and five other Golden Eagles have received post-season honors announced by head coach Tory Acheson.
June 14, 2012
Two Tech teams honored by NCAA with APR Public Recognition Awards
Tennessee Tech’s softball and women’s golf teams are among those who received Public Recognition Awards Thursday from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for top academic performance.
June 3, 2011
Tory Acheson, Golden Eagles to host Championship Softball Mini Camp
Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson, along with current and former Golden Eagles, will host the annual Championship Softball Mini Camp, June 12-14
May 31, 2012
Thomas, Floyd named to College Sports Madness All-OVC First Team
Tennessee Tech senior Holly Thomas earned her second post-season accolade and sophomore Kayla Floyd notched her first as both made the College Sports Madness All-OVC softball first team.
May 21, 2012
Bonnie Bynum returns to Tech to join Golden Eagle softball coaching staff
The most successful pitcher in Ohio Valley Conference history, Bonnie Bynum is returning to her alma mater to join the Tennessee Tech softball program as assistant coach.
May 12, 2012
Cinderella story ends as Tech falls in championship game
After beating each of the top four seeds in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, including top-seeded UT Martin to force the if-necessary game, the Tennessee Tech softball team ran out of magic as the Skyhawks took a 6-2 win.
May 12, 2012
Golden Eagles win, force one-game showdown for OVC Championship
Tennessee Tech shocked top-seeded UT Martin Saturday, winning 3-1 to force a second meeting at 3 p.m. It sets up a one-game showdown to see which team will capture the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament title and advance to the NCAA Tournament.
May 11, 2012
Golden Eagles fall to top seed in OVC Tournament
After winning its two biggest games of the season on Thursday, the Tennessee Tech softball team was unable to keep the magic flowing on Friday, losing to UT-Martin 6-2.
May 10, 2012
Seniors, final inning rally lift Tech past EIU Panthers, 3-1
Senior Holly Thomas pitched her second complete game of the day and senior Brooke Basten delivered a two-run single to highlight a seventh-inning rally that lifted the Golden Eagles to a 3-1 win over No. 2 seed Eastern Illinois at the OVC Softball Tournament Thursday afternoon.
May 10, 2012
Golden Eagles knock off Jacksonville State to advance in winner's bracket
With one swing of the bat, sophomore Kendall Hooper gave the Tennessee Tech softball team a two-run lead it would not relinquish as the Golden Eagles beat Jacksonville State 2-1 in the opening game of the OVC Tournament.
May 9, 2012
Holly Thomas named first team All-OVC
For her efforts in leading the Tennessee Tech softball team to its 17th Ohio Valley Conference Tournament appearance, senior pitcher Holly Thomas has been named first team All-OVC.
May 9, 2012
Softball opens against Jacksonville State in OVC Tourney
For the 17th time in its 18 years of existence, the Ohio Valley Conference Softball Tournament will include Tennessee Tech. The Golden Eagles are the sixth seed and will play third-seed Jacksonville State Thursday.
May 7, 2012
Softball games to be broadcast on 106.1 FM The Eagle
The Golden Eagles will be making their debut on the all-new 106.1 The Eagle in Cookeville as the Fox Sports affiliate will air Tech's 2012 OVC Tournament games.
May 6, 2012
Golden Eagles drop two, advance to OVC Tournament
The Tennessee Tech softball team allowed only three earned runs over two games on Sunday, but couldn't get the offensive support it needed, losing a pair to Morehead State.
May 5, 2012
Golden Eagles breeze by Morehead State on Saturday
A seven-run fifth inning and great pitching by Holly Thomas propelled the Tennessee Tech softball team to an 11-2 victory at Morehead State on Saturday.
May 4, 2012
Tech wraps up regular season looking for a higher seed in OVC Tourney
With seeds two through six in the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament up for grabs, the Tennessee Tech softball team travels to Morehead, Ky. this weekend for three games against the Eagles.
April 28, 2012
Golden Eagles drop a pair to Bulldogs Saturday
The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games at Mississippi State on Saturday, but came one step closer to the 2012 OVC tournament with some help from other teams around the league.
April 27, 2012
Tech travels to SEC country to face Mississippi State Saturday
The 2012 Tennessee Tech softball season may be winding down, but the competition is as stiff as ever as the Golden Eagles face the Bulldogs of Mississippi State in a Saturday twinbill.
April 25, 2012
Appalachian State hands Tech a pair of losses on final home day
Appalachian State rained on the Tennessee Tech softball team's final homestand as the Mountaineers took two games by scores of 5-2 and 14-4.
April 29, 2012
Schweitzer, Hooper named NSCA Strength All-Americans
Senior Scott Schweitzer (football) and sophomore Kendall Hooper (softball) have earned Tennessee Tech's annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year awards.
April 24, 2012
Offense lights up the night as softball beats Bucs twice
Seven Golden Eagles drove in runs and four drove in multiple as the Tennessee Tech softball team won games of 5-1 and 11-3 over East Tennessee State on Tuesday
April 23, 2012
Golden Eagles to host two midweek twinbills
The Tennessee Tech softball team is stepping outside of the Ohio Valley Conference this week, hosting East Tennessee State on Tuesday and Appalachian State on Wednesday.
April 22, 2012
Softball sweeps SIUE on Senior Day Sunday
The Tennessee Tech softball team got one step closer to the OVC Tournament by winning a pair of Senior Day games over SIU Edwardsville by scores of 7-1 and 2-0 on Sunday.
April 21, 2012
Everett, Sakamoto go yard as Tech tops SIU Edwardsville Saturday
Samantha Everett and Angi Sakamoto hit solo home runs in the fourth inning to lead the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 4-2 win over SIU Edwardsville on Saturday
April 21, 2012
Saturday's softball doubleheader pushed back to 3 p.m. start
Tennessee Tech's Saturday softball will play just one game against SIU Edwardsville starting at 3 p.m. CDT. A doubleheader will be played Sunday at noon.
April 20, 2012
Golden Eagles to host senior day, final home weekend series
Three Golden Eagles will be honored on Sunday as the Tennessee Tech softball team hosts SIU Edwardsville in a three-game series starting Saturday at 1 p.m.
April 18, 2012
Former softball players Bayless, Lovelady to be honored Saturday
Six All-OVC selections, five OVC All-Tournament nods, four OVC championship rings, and three years together on the Tennessee Tech softball team. It all adds up to two former players whose names will be added to the TTU Softball Wall of Honor this weekend.
April 17, 2012
Rain cuts softball short at Cumberland Tuesday
As the Golden Eagles led 2-0 in the second inning, heavy rains moved into the area and forced the cancellation of the Tennessee Tech softball team's game against the Cumberland Bulldogs.
April 16, 2012
Golden Eagles to make short trip to face Cumberland Tuesday
Looking to tune up with mid-week game, the Tennessee Tech softball team will visit Cumberland University Tuesday at 4 p.m.
April 15, 2012
Led by pitching, Panthers take two in softball Sunday
Strong pitching by the Eastern Illinois softball team led the Panthers to a pair of wins over Tennessee Tech on Sunday in Charleston.
April 14, 2012
Softball cancelled Saturday, two games slated for Sunday
With heavy rainfall in the Charleston area, the Tennessee Tech softball team was forced to cancel its games against Eastern Illinois Saturday and will play a doubleheader Sunday at 11 a.m.
April 13, 2012
Charging Golden Eagles take to Charleston for three against EIU
With just three conference series remaining in the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team faces three games this weekend in an attempt to secure its seat in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament.
April 12, 2012
Thomas, offense conquer Colonels twice in Thursday twinbill
Holly Thomas struck out 10 batters in an opening-game, 3-2 victory and the offense backed Taylor Ketchum's four-hitter in a 10-2 nightcap win as the Golden Eagle softball team swept both games from Eastern Kentucky Thursday afternoon.
April 3, 2012
Tech hosts Eastern Kentucky in a battle for OVC positioning
After lightning forced the cancellation of a doubleheader in Richmond last week, the Tennessee Tech softball team will play two against Eastern Kentucky at home on Thursday.
April 10, 2012
Golden Eagles unable to contain Chattanooga offense
The Tennessee Tech softball team was unable to contain the explosive offense of Chattanooga on Tuesday, falling to the Lady Mocs 8-0.
April 9, 2012
Golden Eagles take a break from OVC play to face Chattanooga Tuesday
After playing ten consecutive Ohio Valley Conference games, the Tennessee Tech softball team will take to the road Tuesday to face Chattanooga.
April 7, 2012
Golden Eagles blank Murray State behind stellar effort from Thomas
Holly Thomas struck out a season-high 10 batters and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles blanked Murray State, 4-0, Saturday afternoon to win the final game of the OVC series.
April 6, 2012
Golden Eagles unable to overcome Racer defense on Friday
The Tennessee Tech softball team managed to get ten hits Friday, but was unable to bring in a run as the Racers of Murray State picked up a pair of one-run wins in Cookeville.
April 5, 2012
Tech looks to tame Racers, move up in OVC standings
With just two home Ohio Valley Conference series remaining, the Tennessee Tech softball team is in striking position to make a run in the OVC Standings.
April 4, 2012
Softball doubleheader cancelled due to lightning
With persistent lightning in the Richmond area Wednesday, the Tennessee Tech softball team was forced to cancel its doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky.
April 3, 2012
Golden Eagles look to continue improving in OVC Standings
The Tennessee Tech softball team has won five of its last seven Ohio Valley Conference matchups and could improve its ranking to as high as second this week. The Golden Eagles travel to Richmond, Ky. Wednesday for two games against the Colonels.
April 1, 2012
Wild finish as Golden Eagles beat SEMO to take the series
Down to its final strike and down one run, the Tennessee Tech softball team needed some assistance to come back to beat the Redhawks Sunday.
March 31, 2012
Taylor Ketchum pitches best game of her career as Tech splits with SEMO Saturday
With a career-high ten strikeouts, freshman Taylor Ketchum led the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 6-1 win over Ohio Valley Conference rival Southeast Missouri after falling to the Redhawks in game one.
March 30, 2012
Softball Series: Golden Eagles host SEMO for three this weekend
The Golden Eagle softball team hosts Southeast Missouri this weekend in a crucial three-game Ohio Valley Conference series. Admission is free, with a doubleheader Saturday and single game slated for Sunday. Action begins at 1 p.m. each day.
March 29, 2012
Holly Thomas pitches another gem as Tech tops Gamecocks on the road
Once she found her groove, senior Holly Thomas was unstoppable on Thursday, pitching a three-hit, 4-1 win over the first-place Jacksonville State Gamecocks.
March 28, 2012
Golden Eagles go on road to wrap up series against Jacksonville State
Coming off of a winning weekend at Tennessee State, the Tennessee Tech softball team heads to Jacksonville State to finish out the regular-season series with the Gamecocks on Thursday.
March 25, 2012
Holly Thomas deals near-perfect game as Tech splits at TSU
Holly Thomas allowed just one runner to reach base all day as she led the Golden Eagles to victory over the Tigers of Tennessee State on Sunday in game one of the doubleheader.
March 24, 2012
Golden Eagles win rain-interrupted game in Nashville
With heavy rains in the area, the Tennessee Tech softball team was only able to play one game today at Tennessee State. The Golden Eagles made it count, topping the Tigers 5-3 in a nearly four-hour contest.
March 22, 2012
Thursday game against Belmont rained out
For the second time this season, the Tennessee Tech softball team has tried to host the Belmont Bruins. And for the second time this season, rain has gotten in the way.
March 21, 2012
Proficient pitching aids Gamecocks past Golden Eagles
Jacksonville State relied on strong pitching performances as it picked up a pair of wins over the Tennessee Tech softball team on Wednesday. The Gamecocks topped the Golden Eagles by scores of 6-0 and 5-1.
March 18, 2012
Skyhawks Steal Two Sunday in Cookeville
After suspending game two on Saturday in the second inning, the Tennessee Tech softball team had to resume play on Sunday against UT-Martin. The Skyhawks took both on the day, winning 6-0 and 3-1.
March 17, 2012
Weather suspends half of Golden Eagles' doubleheader vs. UT-Martin
After just an inning and a half into the second game of the day, inclement weather moved in and forced play between Tennessee Tech and UT-Martin to be suspended. That game will resume from that point on Sunday at 1 p.m., followed by the regularly-scheduled game.
March 15, 2012
Golden Eagles look to stay unbeaten in OVC play as Skyhawks visit for three
The Tennessee Tech softball team, unbeaten in Ohio Valley Conference play, hosts UT Martin this weekend in a key, three-game league series, beginning with a Saturday doubleheader that starts at 1 p.m.
March 13, 2012
Golden Eagles edged at WKU in 1-0 pitcher's duel
Tech pitchers Claudia Harke and Taylor Ketchum held Western Kentucky to three hits Tuesday, but the Golden Eagle offense was also held to three hits as the Hilltoppers claimed a 1-0 victory.
March 12, 2012
Softball, football teams honored by State House and Senate in Capital presentations
The Tennessee Tech softball and football teams had players and coaches at the state capital Monday for special proclamations from the House of Representatives and Senate, recognizing both teams' success.
March 11, 2012
Holly Thomas pitches Tech to marathon victory at APSU
It took 11 innings, but senior Holly Thomas and the Tennessee Tech softball team earned a sweep of Austin Peay to open Ohio Valley Conference play. Thomas picked up her second win of the weekend, hurling 18 total innings.
March 10, 2012
Golden Eagles start off OVC on right foot
The Tennessee Tech softball team found its groove behind seniors Holly Thomas and Brooke Basten en route to winning a pair of games at Austin Peay Saturday.
March 8, 2012
Thursday doubleheader with Belmont rained out
Rain moving quickly across the state has forced Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson to cancel the Thursday afternoon doubleheader with Belmont. A makeup date has not yet been set.
March 7, 2012
Softball team to host special breast cancer awareness event March 17
The Tennessee Tech softball team will host a special breast cancer awareness event at its game on Saturday, March 17. The event will be for the memory of Sharon Speiser, who was mother and aunt to four former Golden Eagle players.
March 6, 2012
Mastadons pick up a pair of wins in Tech's home opener
Strong pitching performances by IPFW helped the Mastadons snag two wins in Cookeville on Tuesday, as the Golden Eagles opened home softball play.
March 5, 2012
Golden Eagles open home play with pair of doubleheaders
After last weekend was cut short due to inclement weather, the Tennessee Tech softball team comes home to host a pair of doubleheaders to open its 2012 home schedule. The Golden Eagles will face IPFW Tuesday and Belmont Thursday.
March 2, 2012
Georgia State narrowly escapes Tennessee Tech
The Tennessee Tech softball team wasted no time in putting up five runs in the opening inning Friday, but Georgia State was able to mount a comeback to take an 8-7 victory in TTU’s opening game of the Buzz Classic
February 29, 2012
Golden Eagles look to make noise at Buzz Classic
Entering its final weekend of tournament play, the Tennessee Tech softball team will travel to Woodstock, Ga. to take part in the Buzz Classic, hosted by Georgia Tech. While the Golden Eagles will not face the Yellow Jackets, they will take on four solid teams this weekend.
February 26, 2012
Tech tops Cardinals with two-out walkoff
Seniors Holly Thomas and Brooke Basten highlight Tech's 3-2 win over Ball State on Sunday that ended in dramatic fashion. Basten's two-out, bases-loaded single sealed the game after Thomas pitched an eight-strikeout gem.
February 25, 2012
Troy, Belmont squeak by Golden Eagles in Chattanooga
The Tennessee Tech softball team rallied for five unanswered runs in its first game of the day, but came up just one run shy both Belmont and Troy on day two of the Frost Classic.
February 24, 2012
Golden Eagles split first day of Frost Classic
Tennessee Tech scored in each of the final five innings of its second game of the Frost Classic on Friday to beat Dayton by a score of 8-2 on a windy day in Chattanooga. The Golden Eagles relied on solid pitching and smart base running to earn the victory.
February 22, 2012
Golden Eagles head to Scenic City for Frost Classic
The Tennessee Tech softball team has won four of its last five games and looks to carry that momentum into the annual Frost Classic hosted by UT-Chattanooga. The Golden Eagles will face five different teams over the course of the three-day event.
February 19, 2012
Offensive fireworks lead Tech to 9-7 win over Connecticut
Sophomore Cassie Garrett had four hits, including two doubles, and was one of five Golden Eagles with multi-hit games as the Tennessee Tech softball team erupted for 15 hits to claim a 9-7 comeback victory over Connecticut Sunday to wrap up play at the Georgia Bulldog Classic.
February 18, 2012
Golden Eagles edge Winthrop in nine innings; UConn game suspended
Tennessee Tech rallied late in the game, then overcame a couple of Winthrop rallies that each forced extra innings as the Golden Eagles claimed 5-4 victory Saturday in nine innings in the team's first game of the day at the Bulldog Classic. The game with UConn was suspended in the third inning, and will be resumed Sunday at 11 a.m.
February 17, 2012
Golden Eagles top Buffalo, fall to Georgia on Bulldog Classic opening day
Expecting to play just one game Friday, the Tennessee Tech softball team split a pair of games on the first day of action at the University of Georgia Bulldogs Classic. Tech beat Buffalo, 3-0, and fell to Georgia, 6-1.
February 15, 2012
Golden Eagles look to improve record at Georgia Softball Classic
The Tennessee Tech softball team travels to Athens, Ga., this weekend to take part in a six-team tournament hosted by No. 14 Georgia. The Golden Eagles are scheduled to play five games in three days, concluding Sunday with a game against the nationally ranked Bulldogs.
February 15, 2012
Former Tech softball star Dallmann selected as Teacher of the Year
Former Tennessee Tech softball star Stephanie Dallmann earned plenty of honors during her playing career with the Golden Eagles. This week she received an honor of a different type when she was selected as District Teacher of the Year.
February 12, 2012
Thomas pitches Golden Eagles to season's first win
Senior Holly Thomas didn't allow an earned run and got five combined hits from Chanelle Spalding and Kalya Floyd as Tennessee Tech earned a 3-2 victory over Stephen F. Austin early Sunday morning to win the consolation title at the Seminole Classic.
February 11, 2012
Ain't no sunshine: Softball team handed two losses by Florida State
The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped two games to host Florida State Saturday in the Seminole Classic in Tallahassee, losing the first by a 5-2 count and the second in an 8-0, six-inning contest.
February 10, 2012
Rebels, 'Jacks top Tech in first day of Seminole Classic
The Golden Eagle softball team faced stiff opposition to open its 2012 campaign at the Seminole Classic in Tallahassee, Fla. on Friday. Senior Samantha Everett went 3-for-4 with a pair of RBIs and several newcomers made their debuts in the purple and gold.
February 9, 2012
Leadership a key to Golden Eagles' return to prominence in '12
Depth looks to be the key ingredient for the Tennessee Tech softball team as the Golden Eagles bid for their fifth OVC regular-season title in the last 11 years. The squad returns 13 players from a year ago, providing much-needed experience and leadership.
February 11, 2012
Softball team opens season this weekend at Florida State tourney
The Tennessee Tech softball team puts the 2012 season into motion this weekend when it plays at the Seminole Classic in Tallahassee, hosted by Florida State University. Tech meets Ole Miss Friday morning in the season opener.
January 25, 2012
TTU softball schedule begins with four tournaments, features 30 familiar opponents
Coach Tory Acheson hopes the Tech softball team’s winning ways against friendly rivals continues in 2012 as his squad embarks on a 57-game slate, including 21 homes games, four early season tournaments and two new opponents.
December 8, 2011
Softball program adds standouts from Tennessee, Virginia and California
The Tennessee Tech softball team has been bolstered for the coming years with coach Tory Acheson's recent signing of three high school standouts hailing from Tennessee, California and Virginia.
September 29, 2011
THE BEST: Softball team tops Division I in academics...again
For the second time in four years, the Tennessee Tech softball team has been recognized as earning the highest Division I team GPA in the nation. The Golden Eagles posted a combined 3.619 GPA in 2010-11.
September 23, 2011
Golden Eagles lend helping hand to Habitat for Humanity
The Tennessee Tech softball team took time out of its fall season to help those in need by participating in Habitat for Humanity's Women's Build 2011. Members of the team came in shifts between classes to work on the home, being built for a single mother.
September 16, 2011
A day in the life of: Golden Eagle pitcher Holly Thomas
Ever wonder what the Golden Eagles do when they aren't competing? A new series titled "A Day In The Life Of" gives fans a chance to go behind-the-scenes with student-athletes. The first installment features softball pitcher Holly Thomas.
September 15, 2011
Softball team hosts Chattanooga State in pair Saturday afternoon
With 12 new players taking the field this year, Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson has some work to do. So, he's digging in this fall by putting the Golden Eagles into action, including a doubleheader on Saturday.
August 17, 2011
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August 1, 2011
Golden Eagle softball adds three more signees to roster for 2012
A pair of junior college sluggers from Texas and Tennessee, and an in-state power-hitting high school infielder are Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson’s recent signees who will begin their Golden Eagle careers this year.
June 21, 2011
Melody Christian named softball team MVP; Four others honored
Sophomore Melody Christian has been named the Most Valuable Player on the Tennessee Tech softball team for the 2011 season, and four other Golden Eagles have received post-season honors announced by head coach Tory Acheson.
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.
May 8, 2011
Tech falls to UT Martin; knocked out of OVC Tournament
The 2011 Tennessee Tech softball season has come to an end as the Golden Eagles fell to UT Martin 1-0, while Murray State defeated Jacksonville State 7-5 to claim the final spot of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament
May 7, 2011
Golden Eagles split with UT Martin; still hold sixth place in OVC standings
The Golden Eagles can advance to the OVC Tournament with a win over the Skyhawks, or a Murray State loss at Jacksonville State Sunday
May 6, 2011
Coquerille receives third straight Academic All-District selection
Tennessee Tech senior Lacie Coquerille has been named to the Capitol One Academic All-District third-team for District IV. The teams were voted on by the College of Sports Information Directors of America.
May 3, 2011
Golden Eagles head to UT Martin to wrap up regular season
With a sweep against Austin Peay under its belt, the Tennessee Tech softball team will head to UT Martin Saturday to wrap up its 2011 regular season
May 1, 2011
Thomas, Gates stymie Lady Govs as Golden Eagles complete the sweep
In its final home game of the regular season, the Tennessee Tech softball team made sure it would be a memorable Senior Day, as the Golden Eagles completed its sweep of Austin Peay Sunday, with a 3-0 victory
April 30, 2011
Golden Eagles feast on Lady Gov pitching as Tech takes a pair
Behind a combined total of 16 runs, on 16 hits, the Tennessee Tech softball team took the first two games of its three-game series Saturday against the Austin Peay Lady Govs by the scores of 8-2 and 8-0 in five innings
April 30, 2011
Golden Eagles host final home series of the season against Austin Peay
Sitting just one win behind Morehead State for the final spot in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to claw its way up the standings as it hosts its final home series of the season against Austin Peay this weekend
April 28, 2011
Thursday's doubleheader against Belmont canceled
Due to unplayable conditions, Thursday's softball doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Belmont has been canceled and will not be made up
April 27, 2011
Tech's softball game against Lipscomb postponed
Due to inclement weather, Wednesday's game between Tennessee Tech and Lipscomb has been postponed
April 26, 2011
Tech softball wraps up its non-conference schedule against Lipscomb, Belmont
After taking two-of-three games against Morehead State, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to keep things going in non-conference play as they travel to Lipscomb Wednesday, and Belmont Thursday
April 23, 2011
Thomas pitches and powers Tech past Morehead State
It was a one woman show in the rubber game of the three-game series between Tennessee Tech and Morehead State, as Holly Thomas delivered both in the circle and at the plate in TTU’s 1-0 victory
April 22, 2011
Golden Eagles split doubleheader with Morehead State
With postseason repercussions on the line, the Tennessee Tech softball team split Friday’s doubleheader with Morehead State as it took the first game 7-2, but fell in the nightcap 5-3
April 22, 2011
Friday's softball doubleheader pushed back two hours
Due to the weather and field conditions, Tech's doubleheader against Morehead State has been pushed back two hours to 3 p.m. Check in to TTUsports.com for further updates
April 21, 2011
Golden Eagles host crucial series against Morehead State
Currently sitting in seventh place in the Ohio Valley Conference standings, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to climb up the standing as it hosts a three-game series Friday against sixth-place Morehead State
April 20, 2011
Gamecocks sweep Golden Eagles
The Tennessee Tech softball team fared a little better against Jacksonville State in their second go-around of the season, but it was not enough as the Gamecocks swept the doubleheader by the scores of 3-2 and 8-3
April 19, 2011
Tech softball heads to Jacksonville State for conference doubleheader
The Tennessee Tech softball team resumes its Ohio Valley Conference schedule as it travels to Jacksonville State Wednesday, for a crucial doubleheader
April 16, 2011
Golden Eagles grounded in Lexington
The Golden Eagles took a pair of tough road losses as it fell to Kentucky 9-0 in five innings and 4-3 in 10 innings
April 16, 2011
Golden Eagles head to Lexington for doubleheader against Kentucky
The Tennessee Tech softball team continues its Bluegrass swing Saturday as it travels to Lexington, Ky., for a non-conference doubleheader against the Kentucky Wildcats.
April 14, 2011
Golden Eagle offense struggles as Lady Toppers take the day
Despite building a two-run lead, the Tennessee Tech softball team was unable to hold the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers back, as it took the 6-2 loss
April 14, 2011
On deck TODAY: Golden Eagles host Western Kentucky
After putting up 10 runs against conference rival Eastern Kentucky, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to keep things rolling as it hosts Western Kentucky today
April 13, 2011
Schmidt’s two home runs power Tech past Eastern Kentucky
Three Tennessee Tech long balls proved decisive Wednesday as the Golden Eagle softball team took the season series over Eastern Kentucky with a 10-9 victory in Richmond.
April 12, 2011
Golden Eagles take on Colonels in rubber game for their regular season series
The Tennessee Tech softball team begins a seven-game bluegrass swing Wednesday as it heads to Eastern Kentucky
April 10, 2011
Golden Eagles fall in extras to SIU Edwardsville
The Golden Eagles road struggles continued as they dropped the third act of their series to SIU Edwardsville 6-5 in eight innings
April 9, 2011
Golden Eagles drop a pair of games at SIU Edwardsville
The Tennessee Tech softball team found itself on the short end of some close games Saturday as it lost a pair of games to SIU Edwardsville by the scores of 2-0 and 4-3
April 7, 2011
Jacksonville State downs Tech
Jacksonville State’s offense powered its way past Tennessee Tech as it took the 13-2, five-inning victory at the Tech Softball Field
April 5, 2011
Tennessee Tech's scheduled game against East Tennessee State rained out
Due to the the bad weather and playing conditions, Tuesday's scheduled softball game between Tennessee Tech and East Tennessee State has been postponed. Check in to TTUsports.com for further updates.
April 4, 2011
Golden Eagles continue OVC at home against Jacksonville State and on the road SIU Edwardsville
After getting the short end of the series against Eastern Illinois, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to get back on track as it hosts a single game against Jacksonville State Thursday before traveling to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville this weekend
April 3, 2011
Long ball costs Golden Eagles series against Panthers
Three Eastern Illinois home runs and three Tennessee Tech errors cost the Golden Eagles the rubber game of their three-game series as the Panthers took the 6-4 decision.
April 2, 2011
Golden Eagles lose the marathon, but win the sprint as they split with Eastern Illinois
Junior Holly Thomas shattered the single-game, innings-pitched record when she tossed all 14 frames in a 3-1 loss Saturday, before the Golden Eagles rebounded for a 2-0 victory over Eastern Illinois in the second game.
April 1, 2011
Saturday's softball games with EIU pushed back one hour
The start of Tennessee Tech's softball doubleheader against Eastern Illinois on Saturday has been pushed back one hour to 2 p.m. The second game will follow shortly after the first.
March 31, 2011
Golden Eagles host three-game series against Eastern Illinois
Standing at 14-12 on the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to build upon its 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference mark this weekend as it hosts Eastern Illinois in a three-game series, beginning with a doubleheader Saturday.
March 30, 2011
Tech Softball doubleheader against Jacksonville State rescheduled
The Tennessee Tech softball team's Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader with Jacksonville State, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been rescheduled for April 20 at 3 p.m.
March 28, 2011
Golden Eagles take on Jacksonville State in conference doubleheader
Standing at 14-12 on the season, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to build upon its 5-5 Ohio Valley Conference mark Wednesday as it travels to Jacksonville State for an OVC doubleheader.
March 27, 2011
Tech splits doubleheader with Murray State
Despite the weather, the Tennessee Tech softball team was able to get in a pair of games as it split with the Murray State Racers. Tech took the first game 18-11, while losing the second game in five innings 8-0.
March 26, 2011
Softball Doubleheader Postponed Until Sunday
Saturday afternoon's scheduled doubleheader against Tennessee Tech has been suspended due to heavy rain and unplayable field conditions.
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
Tech softball splits doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky
In a hotly contested doubleheader at the Tech softball field, the Golden Eagles found themselves on the right and wrong side on a pair of one-run games against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels.
March 21, 2011
Back at home, Tech takes on Eastern Kentucky
After finishing 1-2 on its first Ohio Valley Conference road trip, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to get back on track at home as it welcomes in the Colonels of Eastern Kentucky.
March 20, 2011
Late offense vaults Golden Eagles past Redhawks
Chanelle Spalding’s first home run of the season proved to be the deciding factor as Tech avoided the sweep against the Southeast Missouri Redhawks.
March 19, 2011
Tech drops a pair of road contests at Southeast Missouri
The Southeast Missouri bats were out in force as they thwarted the Golden Eagles in their first two OVC road contests of the season.
March 15, 2011
Tech gets out the broom as it sweeps Tennessee Wesleyan
The Golden Eagle softball team put on a hitting clinic in its non-conference doubleheader against Tennessee Wesleyan, as it earned a pair of five-inning decisions by the scores of 8-0 and 9-1.
March 14, 2011
Tech softball hosts Tennessee Wesleyan; travels to Southeast Missouri
After nearly sweeping in-state rival Tennessee State to open Ohio Valley Conference play, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to increase its fortunes as it hosts Tennessee Wesleyan Tuesday, before heading to Southeast Missouri Saturday.
March 13, 2011
Tech softball adds pair of home games against Tennessee Wesleyan
The Tennessee Tech softball team has added a pair of home games for Tuesday against Tennessee Wesleyan beginning at 3 p.m.
March 13, 2011
Tigers spoil Tech’s bid for a sweep
Just as the previous two games between the softball teams of Tennessee Tech and Tennessee State went, hitting was at a premium. However, it was TSU that came out on top this time as the Tigers dealt the Golden Eagles a 4-1 loss.
March 12, 2011
Pitching and defense hold firm as Tech takes first two against Tennessee State
The Golden Eagle softball team did not miss a beat, despite not playing a game during the last week, as it opened it Ohio Valley Conference schedule with a pair of wins against Tennessee State.
March 10, 2011
Golden Eagle softball team begins conference play as it hosts series against Tennessee State
After building a 7-7 record to start the season, including a 6-1 record in its last seven games, the Tennessee Tech softball team begins Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend as it hosts a three-game series against Tennessee State.
March 9, 2011
Tech's scheduled game against Western Kentucky postponed
Due to poor weather, Tech's scheduled game against Western Kentucky has been postponed.
March 7, 2011
Golden Eagle softball team continues homestand as it hosts a quartet of non-conference opponents
After winning its first two home games of the season against Middle Tennessee and NC State, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look for some more home cooking as it continues its 10-game homestand with four games in three days.
March 4, 2011
Remainder of Tech Combat Classic games canceled
Due to the rainy weather, the remainder of the Tech Combat Classic has been canceled with no make up days planned.
March 4, 2011
Tech softball opens home schedule with a pair of wins against Middle Tennessee, NC State
The Tennessee Tech softball team enjoyed some home cooking as it opened its 2011 home schedule with wins over in-state rival Middle Tennessee and NC State at the Tech Combat Classic.
March 1, 2011
Tech to host 13 games at Tech Combat Classic, Belmont games postponed
After compiling a 4-1 record at the Frost Classic, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to keep its fortunes going this week as it hosts the three-day Tech Combat Classic beginning Friday.
February 28, 2011
Gates garners OVC softball Player of the Week honors
Tennessee Tech outfielder Kaleigh Gates has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference adidas Softball Player of the Week for her efforts this past week at the Frost Classic. The honor was announced by the OVC office Monday.
February 27, 2011
Three Golden Eagles go yard as Tech crushes East Tennessee State
The Tennessee Tech bats were out in force for their final contest of the Frost Classic as the Golden Eagles routed the East Tennessee State Buccaneers.
February 26, 2011
Tech downs Toledo, Northwestern State in day two of Frost Classic
The Tennessee Tech softball team appears to have found its groove as it rebounded as it dropped the Toledo Rockets and the Northwestern State Lady Demons. The pair of wins brings the Golden Eagle record to 4-7, including a 3-1 mark in the Frost Classic.
February 25, 2011
Golden Eagles no-hit Jaguars, fall to Panthers in extras
Holly Thomas throws second career no-hitter
February 24, 2011
Golden Eagle softball team heads to Chattanooga for Frost Classic
After a rough outing at the Sleep Inn Classic in Denton, Texas, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to get back on track as it heads to Chattanooga, Tenn. for the Frost Classic. The three-day tournament begins Friday.
February 20, 2011
Huskers keep Golden Eagle bats in check as Tech falls
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle softball team wrapped up the Sleep Inn Classic with a 6-0 loss to the Nebraska Huskers. In their first meeting two days ago the Huskers beat the Golden Eagles 4-3.
February 19, 2011
Golden Eagles tripped twice by lone run in Lone Star state
The Tennessee Tech softball team took a pair of one-run losses Saturday in the second day of the North Texas tournament, falling to Northwestern State 2-1 and the host school, 5-4.
February 18, 2011
Golden Eagle softball team splits first two games of Sleep Inn Classic
The Tennessee Tech softball team won one and lost one during its first day of the Sleep Inn Classic Friday. The Golden Eagles earned their first win of the season as they downed Centenary, but took their third one-run loss of the season against Nebraska.
February 16, 2011
Golden Eagle softball team heads to North Texas for the Sleep Inn Classic
With the 2011 softball season in full swing, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will head to Denton, Texas this weekend to take part in the Sleep Inn Classic. The three-day tournament begins Friday
February 12, 2011
Pitching the order of the day as Golden Eagles drop two one-run games
The Tennessee Tech softball team got a solid pair of pitching performances Saturday, but the Golden Eagles fell twice in one-run games against Syracuse and Georgia State
February 10, 2011
Golden Eagle softball team opens 2011 season at Georgia State Tournament
With spring quickly approaching, Tennessee Tech athletic teams will get back to the great outdoors beginning with the Golden Eagle softball team as it opens its 2011 campaign Saturday in Atlanta at the Georgia State Tournament
February 7, 2011
Experienced softball team opens new season Saturday
An experienced group of players, including six seniors and five juniors, are ready for the 2011 softball season which begins Saturday for the Golden Eagles in Atlanta.
January 20, 2011
Golden Eagle softball squad picked to finish second in OVC preseason poll
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle softball team was picked to finish in second place in the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference softball race
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 9, 2011
Four tournaments, 23 home games featured in '11 softball schedule
An 11-game homestand in March including a tournament with a challenging field, a new wrinkle in the OVC race, 23 home contests and several NCAA Tournament opponents highlight Tennessee Tech’s 2011 softball schedule, announced this week by head coach Tory Acheson.
December 14, 2010
Golden Eagle softball inks four players from three time zones
Tennessee Tech softball head coach Tory Acheson has announced the signing of four players for the 2012 season.
November 30, 2010
Some space still open for Softball Holiday Mini Camp Dec. 28-29
A few spaces remain for Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson's annual Holiday Mini Camp. The camp will take place December 28-29 at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville.
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 9, 2010
TTU Sports Hall of Fame to add softall pitcher Brandy Henry
During just two seasons in a Golden Eagle softball uniform, pitcher Brandy Henry Kleeman made an indelible mark on the Tennessee Tech program. Friday evening she will be inducted into the TTU Sports Hall of Fame as part of Homecoming festivities on campus.
October 19, 2010
Coquerille, Harris and Thatcher to represent Tech at NCAA Forum
The inaugural NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum will take place this week in Orlando, Fla., and Tennessee Tech will send softball player Lacie Coquerille, Lloyd Harris from the tennis team.
October 7, 2010
Tech softball team ranks seventh in the classroom in all of Division I
With one player earning a Cosida Academic All-District award, 17 members of the team on the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll-including three Medal of Honor winners-and a total of 41 additions to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at Tech one could safely say that the Tennessee Tech softball team has been excelling in the classroom.
September 18, 2010
Softball sets dates for annual Holiday Mini Camp
Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson has set the dates for the team's annual Holiday Mini Camp. The camp will take place December 28-29 at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville.
August 9, 2010
Purple Pride Caravan visits Gainesboro Tuesday afternoon
The Purple Pride Caravan will head to Jackson County Tuesday afternoon to visit neighboring Gainesboro. The event is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Sav-a-lot store. Basketball coach Mike Sutton and softball coach Tory Acheson will be featured.
June 22, 2010
Coquerille named MVP; Six accept softball team awards
Lacie Coquerille has been named the Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive year and also captured two others awards as Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson announced team honors for the 2010 Golden Eagle season.
June 5, 2010
Dates for Acheson's Softball Mini Camp changed to June 15-16
The dates have changed for Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson's Mini Camp. The camp will take place June 15-16 at the TTU Softball field.
June 2, 2010
Gates, Muhammad named as TTU Strength All-Americans
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently awarded Tennessee Tech's Kaleigh Gates and Elijah Muhammad with its annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year awards.
May 17, 2010
Thomas, Schmidt named to OVC All-Tournament Team
Holly Thomas and Callie Schmidt helped guide the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 3-2 record at the 2010 OVC Tournament and were recognized on the OVC All-Tournament Team for their performances.
May 15, 2010
Golden Eagles fall by one to top-seed UT Martin
The Tennessee Tech softball team battled until the end but narrowly fell against top-seed UT Martin, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon at Bettye Giles Field in Martin, Tenn.
May 14, 2010
Tech eliminates Murray State, Eastern Illinois with a pair of victories
A thunderstorm could not cool down the Tennessee Tech softball team on Friday as the Golden Eagles defeated fifth-seed Murray State, 6-3, before downing fourth-seed Eastern Illinois, 3-2, at the OVC Tournament in Martin, Tenn.
May 13, 2010
Golden Eagles split on day one of the OVC Tournament
A three-run ninth inning propelled the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 6-3 extra-innings victory against third-seed Morehead State in the first game of the OVC Tournament before the Golden Eagles ran into a hot-hitting Jacksonville State team and fell, 10-4, at Bettye Giles Field in Martin, Tenn.
May 12, 2010
Tech Athletics to host Tailgate events during OVC Softball Tournament
When the Tech softball team bids for the 2010 OVC championship this week at UT Martin, Golden Eagle fans, alumni and family are invited to join Director of Athletics Mark Wilson for tailgate events at the field prior to each game.
May 12, 2010
Four Golden Eagles named to all-OVC teams
Four members of the Tennessee Tech softball team were recognized on all-OVC postseason teams on Wednesday at the OVC Awards Banquet in Martin, Tenn.
May 12, 2010
Sixth-seed Tennessee Tech begins OVC action against Morehead State
The Tennessee Tech softball team has picked the right time of the season to string together some victories. Winners of 10 of their last 15 games, the Golden Eagles will begin their quest for a sixth OVC Tournament championship under the direction of head coach Tory Acheson this Thursday against Morehead State.
May 11, 2010
Coquerille named CoSIDA Academic All-District for second straight year
Tennessee Techs Lacie Coquerille has been named to the 2010 CoSIDA Academic All-District IV first-team, one of seven players from the Ohio Valley Conference recognized. The CoSIDA Academic All-America program is sponsored by ESPN The Magazine.
May 9, 2010
Tech falls to SEMO in final regular-season game
After clenching a spot in the OVC tournament with a pair of wins on Saturday, the Golden Eagles dropped their final regular-season game due to a strong defensive performance by the Southeast Missouri Redhawks.
May 8, 2010
Postseason hopes rest on weekend series with Southeast Missouri
After having its three-game series washed out last weekend, the Tennessee Tech softball team will return to action this weekend with its postseason hopes hanging in the balance.
May 8, 2010
Golden Eagles top SEMO twice, clinch spot in OVC Tournament
Freshman Melody Christian had five hits and Tennessee Tech got complete-game pitching efforts from Holly Thomas and Maddie Schmissrauter as the Golden Eagles swept a doubleheader from Southeast Missouri Saturday, 4-0 and 2-1, to clinch their spot in next weeks Ohio Valley Conference tournament.
May 5, 2010
Henry to join the softball Wall of Honor
If you take one glance at the Tennessee Tech softball record book, it is easy to see why Brandy Henry will join 13 others above the center field fence on the Wall of Honor this Saturday.
May 2, 2010
Softball games canceled due to rain
The softball games scheduled for Sunday between Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky have been canceled due to rain.
May 1, 2010
Tech softball returns to Cookeville for weekend series against Eastern Kentucky
Winners of five of their last six games, the Golden Eagles will host a three-game series this weekend against Eastern Kentucky in the penultimate week of the regular season.
May 1, 2010
Softball washed out; Saturday doubleheader moved to Sunday
The doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Eastern Kentucky, originally scheduled for Saturday, has been moved to Sunday due to inclement weather.
April 29, 2010
Softball Alumni Day set for Saturday, May 8 vs. SEMO
All former Golden Eagle softball players are invited back to the team's annual Alumni Day on Saturday, May 8, when Tech hosts Southeast Missouri at 3 p.m. Alumni planning to attend are asked to RSVP for planning purposes.
April 28, 2010
Golden Eagles win slugfest at Western Kentucky, 9-7
Brittney Spalding crushed a two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning that proved to be the game winner and propel the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 9-7 victory over Western Kentucky on Wednesday evening in Bowling Green, Ky.
April 28, 2010
Tech to play mid-week game at Western Kentucky
The Tennessee Tech softball team is coming off a series win at Morehead State and will look to continue its recent success on Wednesday when the Golden Eagles hit the road to play Western Kentucky.
April 26, 2010
Thomas earns first career OVC Pitcher of the Week nod
Holly Thomas shut down second place Morehead State over the weekend and earned her first career OVC Pitcher of the Week honor as a result on Monday.
April 25, 2010
Golden Eagles keep tourney hopes alive, sweep two at Morehead
The Tennessee Tech softball team made a huge stride into locking up a spot in the 2010 Ohio Valley Conference championship tournament Sunday, beating Morehead State by scores of 3-1 and 7-3.
April 24, 2010
Softball suspended at Morehead
After falling to the Eagles in the first game by a score of 6-4, the Tennessee Tech softball team is forced to wait until Sunday to conclude game two which was suspended during the second inning. In the bottom of the second, Morehead State has runners on first and second with no outs and the game is scoreless.
April 22, 2010
Tennessee Tech softball plays host to Cumberland for a Thursday doubleheader
Cumberland University will make the short trip from Lebanon to Cookeville on Thursday as the Tennessee Tech softball team will play the Bulldogs in a doubleheader at the Tech Softball Field.
April 22, 2010
Golden Eagles take a pair from Cumberland
Led by a 7-for-8 performance by Melody Christian and a pair of home runs from Whitney Cummings, the Tennessee Tech softball defeated visiting Cumberland University in both ends of a doubleheader on Thursday.
April 20, 2010
Tech celebrates Student-Athlete Appreciation Day with picnic
Tennessee Tech celebrated its student-athletes by hosting a picnic at the Golden Eagle softball game Tuesday, recognizing the university's more than 300 student-athletes.
April 20, 2010
Tech hosts No. 16 UT to begin six games in six days stretch
For the second time this season, the Tennessee Tech softball team will have the opportunity for its first-ever win against the No. 16 UT Lady Vols. The Golden Eagles will play host to Tennessee on Tuesday as Tech begins a stretch of six games in six days.
April 20, 2010
No. 17 Tennessee tames Tech, 10-0
A five-run first inning propelled No. 17 Tennessee past the Tennessee Tech softball team at the Tech Softball Field on Tuesday evening. Tech fell, 10-0, in front of a crowd of more than 600 fans, the Golden Eagles largest crowd of the season.
April 18, 2010
Tigers rally late to top Tech
Samantha Everett's first career home run wasn't enough for the Tennessee Tech softball team on Sunday as the Tigers rallied for three runs in the seventh to top the Golden Eagles 4-3.
April 15, 2010
Techs upcoming schedule includes three at TSU before coming home next week
The Tennessee Tech softball team will make the trip to Nashville this weekend for a three-game series against Tennessee State as both teams jockey for position in the Ohio Valley Conference standings.
April 14, 2010
Long ball lifts Gamecocks to 8-5 win over Golden Eagles
The big boppers went deep twice for both teams Wednesday afternoon, but rallies in the late innings and missed chances by Tennessee Tech lifted the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to an 8-5 Ohio Valley Conference victory over the Golden Eagles.
April 13, 2010
Tech eyes upcoming road games at Jacksonville State, Tennessee State
Following a stretch where the Tennessee Tech softball team played eight of its last nine games in the familiar confines of the Tech Softball Field, the Golden Eagles will be on the road for their next four games.
April 11, 2010
Tech pitchers blank UT Martin in 6-0 victory
Three Tennessee Tech pitchers combined for a two-hit shutout of OVC-leading UT Martin on Sunday afternoon at the Tech Softball Field as the Golden Eagles won the series finale, 6-0.
April 10, 2010
UT Martin takes two from the Golden Eagles
The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a pair of games at the Tech Softball Field to OVC-leading UT Martin on Saturday afternoon. Tech scored first in game one but was unable to keep UTM at bay as the Golden Eagles fell, 9-1, before a seventh inning rally came up just short in game two with Tech falling, 3-2.
April 10, 2010
TTU softball hosts three-game homestand against OVC-leading UT Martin
After a dramatic walk-off win on Wednesday against Kennesaw State, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look for its momentum to carry over to this weekend when the Golden Eagles host UT Martin in a three-game homestand at the Tech Softball Field.
April 7, 2010
Big hit Callie Schmidt: Tech wins on walk-off home run, 6-5
Callie Schmidt hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 6-5 victory over Kennesaw State on Wednesday in Chattanooga.
April 6, 2010
Tech faces rematch with Kennesaw State before weekend series versus UT Martin
The Tennessee Tech softball teams upcoming slate features a game on Wednesday against Kennesaw State before the Golden Eagles play a three-game home series against OVC-leading UT Martin this weekend.
April 3, 2010
Schmissrauter shuts out Murray State, Tech wins 4-0
After an hour and a half rain delay, the Golden Eagles took advantage of a couple of Racer miscues and a strong outing by junior pitcher Maddie Schmissrauter to top the Racers in OVC action.
April 2, 2010
Fielding errors prove crucial as Tech falls twice to Racers
Good Friday wasn't very good for the Golden Eagles as they were unable to overcome nine errors in their two games. Between the two teams there were 23 unearned runs scored as Murray State topped Tech 12-6 and 6-1.
March 30, 2010
Golden Eagles split with Gamecocks
Kaleigh Gates' two two-run home runs lifted the Tennessee Tech softball team to a 4-1 victory over Jacksonville State in Tuesday's evening game. The Golden Eagles lost the first game of the doubleheader, but retain a winning OVC record of 4-3.
March 29, 2010
Rivals to meet as Tech hosts Gamecocks Tuesday in 3 p.m. doubleheader
One of the most engaging rivalries in the Ohio Valley Conference resumes Tuesday afternoon at the Tech softball field when Tennessee Tech hosts Jacksonville State in a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m.
March 27, 2010
Softball team drops two conference contests at Eastern Illinois
Eastern Illinois snaps Tech's four-game winning streak on Saturday, topping the Golden Eagles 1-0 and 4-2. Sophomore Kaleigh Gates hit her fourth home run of the season, but it wasn't enough to propel Tech to victory.
March 23, 2010
Thomas, Schmissrauter hold Belmont scoreless, Tech wins two at home
The Tennessee Tech softball team won a pair of shutouts on Tuesday evening at the Tech Softball Field, defeating visiting Belmont, 10-0, in game one before taking a 5-0 decision in the nightcap.
March 23, 2010
Tech hosts Belmont on Tuesday, travels to EIU on Saturday
A 2-0 start to the OVC season has the Tennessee Tech softball team tied atop the conference standings going into a three-game weekend set at Eastern Illinois. But first, the Golden Eagles will be taking on Belmont in a doubleheader at the Tech Softball Field on Tuesday.
March 21, 2010
Finale at Austin Peay rained out; Softball team hosts Belmont Tuesday
The third game in the series at Austin Peay scheduled for Sunday was rained out, so the Golden Eagle softball team will turn its attention to Tuesday night's doubleheader when Tech hosts Belmont.
March 20, 2010
Golden Eagles open OVC slate with two wins at Austin Peay
Techs bats came to life against Austin Peay on Saturday as the Golden Eagle softball team earned two victories in a doubleheader in Clarksville. TTU won a slugfest to start the day, 12-8, before taking a 5-2 victory in the nightcap.
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
UT Chattanooga tops Tech, 6-1
On a chilly Tuesday evening at Frost Stadium, the Tennessee Tech softball team could not overcome a five-run deficit in the teams final at-bats as the UT Chattanooga Mocs topped the Golden Eagles, 6-1.
March 15, 2010
Tech plays at Chattanooga before beginning OVC slate at Austin Peay
Coming off a tough week, the Tennessee Tech softball team will look to return to its winning ways beginning Tuesday when the Golden Eagles travel to UT Chattanooga.
March 14, 2010
Tech drops two games at the UT Invitational
For the second straight day, the Tennessee Tech softball team was defeated in a pair of games at the Tennessee Invitational. The Golden Eagles lost 4-0 to Campbell in their first game on Saturday morning before dropping a 6-2 contest versus Liberty.
March 13, 2010
Softball falls twice to begin the UT Invitational
The Tennessee Tech softball team jumped out to 1-0 leads in both of its games on Saturday but could not hold on in either as the Golden Eagles dropped games against Liberty and No. 19 Tennessee in the first day of the UT Invitational.
March 11, 2010
Lady Flames burn the Golden Eagles, 6-2
The Tennessee Tech softball team lost its third consecutive game on Thursday at the Tech Softball Field as the Liberty Lady Flames earned a 6-2 victory over the Golden Eagles.
March 9, 2010
Tech falls short in doubleheader against No. 25 Lipscomb
Behind a pair of dominant pitching performances, the No. 25 Lipscomb Lady Bisons swept a doubleheader against Tennessee Tech on Tuesday at the Tech Softball Field.
March 8, 2010
Seven games in six days scheduled for the Golden Eagles
While most students at Tennessee Tech are taking their spring break, the Golden Eagle softball team will be as busy as ever this week.
March 8, 2010
Schmissrauter earns a pair of awards
Maddie Schmissrauter turned in outstanding performances in both of her starts last weekend at the Buzz Classic as she led the Golden Eagles to two of their three wins. On Monday, she was honored with a pair of awards.
March 7, 2010
UNC Greensboro defeats TTU to close the Buzz Classic
The Tennessee Tech softball team could not carry its momentum over from two wins on Saturday as the Golden Eagles fell to UNC Greensboro, 4-1, in their final game of the Buzz Classic.
March 6, 2010
Softball wins a pair of one-run affairs over James Madison and Ole Miss
Solid pitching and timely hitting were the keys to victory on Saturday as the Tennessee Tech softball team won two close games in the second day of the Buzz Classic.
March 5, 2010
Tech wins big over Western Carolina, splits a pair at the Buzz Classic
Tennessee Tech splits its games in day one of the Buzz Classic. After defeating Western Carolina, 11-0, to start the day, Tech fell to Mercer, 1-0, in the team's second game of the day.
March 3, 2010
Softball to play five games at the Buzz Classic this weekend
The Tennessee Tech softball team will return to the field this weekend at the Buzz Classic in Woodstock, Ga., to play five games in the tournament hosted by Georgia Tech.
March 1, 2010
Softball game versus UT rescheduled for April
The highly anticipated match-up between the Golden Eagles and Lady Vols will have to wait another month as Tennessee Tech softball head coach Tory Acheson announced today that the game has been rescheduled.
March 1, 2010
Schmidt earns first career OVC Player of the Week nod
Junior Callie Schmidt hit everything in sight this past weekend as the Tennessee Tech softball team finished 3-2 at the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial. She was voted OVC Player of the Week for her effort.
February 28, 2010
Tech closes Frost Classic strong, dismantles ETSU, 11-1
Holly Thomas received plenty of run support as she nearly completed a no-hitter in the Tennessee Tech softball teams final game of the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial. The Golden Eagles (5-5) defeated East Tennessee State (7-5), 11-1.
February 27, 2010
Late miscues burn Golden Eagles, fall to Wright State and Kansas
The Tennessee Tech softball team dropped a pair of games at the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial on Saturday morning. Tech fell to Wright State, 6-1, in the first game of the day before dropping a back-and-forth game against Kansas, 4-3.
February 26, 2010
Golden Eagles power past Miami (Ohio) and Oakland
The Golden Eagles belted six home runs in two games while earning a pair of victories over Miami (Ohio) and Oakland to extend their winning streak to four games.
February 25, 2010
Tech continues tournament schedule at the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial
The Tennessee Tech softball team will be taking part in the Frost Classic Inspired by Memorial beginning this Friday following a four-day layoff from competition.
February 22, 2010
Doubleheader against Middle Tennessee postponed
Originally scheduled for Wednesday, February 24 at the Tech Softball Field, the doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Middle Tennessee has been postponed.
February 22, 2010
Zdroik, Thomas named to Phyllis Rafter Memorial All-Tournament Team
Junior Anna Zdroik and sophomore Holly Thomas helped the Tennessee Tech softball team finish strong at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament last weekend and were both recognized on the All-Tournament Team.
February 21, 2010
Thomas, Golden Eagles net second straight with 9-1 victory
Holly Thomas had another solid showing in the circle Sunday and the Tech softball team won its second straight game with a convincing 9-1 victory over host Kennesaw State.
February 20, 2010
Thomas fans 10 as Tech drops Alabama St., 7-0, to split on Saturday
The Tennessee Tech softball team avenged its morning loss at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament by shutting out Alabama State, 7-0. Sophomore Holly Thomas pitched the complete game shutout, allowing just two hits while striking out 10.
February 19, 2010
Softball drops a pair at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament
The Golden Eagles opened their 2010 campaign with a pair of losses at the Phyllis Rafter Memorial Tournament hosted by Kennesaw State University. Tech fell to Ball State, 4-0, before taking a 9-1 defeat from Mercer.
February 18, 2010
Returning to form: 2010 Tennessee Tech softball season preview
Coming off of head coach Tory Achesons first season with a losing record after 11 years at the helm of the Golden Eagles, the Tennessee Tech softball team has some extra incentive to turn things around in 2010 and return to its familiar position atop the Ohio Valley Conference.
February 8, 2010
Softball season opener delayed, MTSU Tournament canceled
The start to the Tennessee Tech softball teams 2010 season is being put on hold as Middle Tennessee State announced today that the MTSU Tournament scheduled for this weekend is canceled.
January 21, 2010
Golden Eagle softball team picked for third in preseason OVC poll
The Tennessee Tech softball team is picked in a tie for third in the annual preseason poll of Ohio Valley Conference coaches.
January 15, 2010
Five tourneys, 22 home games featured in 2010 softball schedule
The Golden Eagle softball team plays 22 games on the road in the first 31 days in the 60-game 2010 schedule announced this week by coach Tory Acheson. Tech plays 22 home games, 20 at neutral sites and 18 on opposing team's fields, all starting Feb. 12-13 in Murfreesboro.
January 12, 2010
Two Golden Eagle coaches receive master's degrees
Cross country and track & field coach Tony Cox and assistant softball coach Samantha Lovelady were among those walking across the stage at Eblen Center to accept their degrees recently.
December 17, 2009
Mini Camp to instruct serious softball players
For serious softball players, Tennessee Tech will be hosting a two-day Holiday Mini Camp on Dec. 29-30 designed to give campers a concentrated dose of softball instruction.
December 8, 2009
Golden Eagle softball team nets five signees from five different states
Five players from five different states have signed national letters of intent to enroll at Tennessee Tech University and play softball for Golden Eagle coach Tory Acheson, beginning in 2010-2011.
October 30, 2009
Softball team gets into the spirit of the season
The Golden Eagle softball team was into the spirit of Halloween Thursday night, as each member of the team was in costume for a special team function.
October 13, 2009
Another cancellation wraps up softball's fall season
The Tennessee Tech softball doubleheader originally scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 13 against Volunteer State has been canceled.
October 7, 2009
Doubleheader against Cumberland cancelled
The softball doubleheader between Tennessee Tech and Cumberland originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 7 has been canceled due to field conditions.
October 5, 2009
Tech softball schedules two additional fall doubleheaders
The Tennessee Tech softball team has added a pair of games to its fall schedule, both of which will be played at the Tech softball field.
September 28, 2009
Another A+ for Golden Eagle softball team
Among Division I softball programs, coach Tory Acheson's Golden Eagles ranked fourth nationally last year with a 3.509 team grade point average, according to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
September 27, 2009
Golden Eagles shut out visiting Chattanooga State
After having both of its games rained out yesterday, the Tennessee Tech softball team returned to action on Sunday afternoon at the Tech softball fields.
September 25, 2009
Softball to play at home this weekend
As part of their 2009 fall schedule, the Golden Eagle softball team will be hosting Motlow State Community College and Lipscomb University this weekend at the Tech softball fields.
September 11, 2009
Softball team opens limited Fall schedule this weekend
Softball coach Tory Acheson and his Golden Eagles will play a couple of games Saturday in Clarksville to open a brief Fall season.
September 1, 2009
Softball team selling mums; Will deliver on campus
Just in time for the fall, the Tech softball team is selling mums as a fundraiser for the program. The team will deliver all orders placed on campus. Deadline for ordering is Friday, Sept. 11.
June 10, 2009
Coquerille, Thomas headline softball team awards for 09
Sophomore Lacie Coquerille and freshman Holly Thomas earned the top honors when Tennessee Tech softball coach Tory Acheson announced the Golden Eagle softball team awards for 2009.
May 9, 2009
Golden Eagles battle to the finish, but fall in OVC to UT-Martin, 4-2
UT Martin managed just an unearned run and three hits Saturday morning, but all three cleared the fences for solo home runs as Tennessee Tech was eliminated from the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.
May 8, 2009
Techs Lacie Coquerille named second-team Academic All-District
Tennessee Techs Lacie Coquerille has been named to the 2009 CoSIDA Academic All-District IV second team, one of four players from the Ohio Valley Conference recognized. The CoSIDA Academic All-America program is sponsored by ESPN The Magazine.
May 8, 2009
Three RBI from Gates lifts Tech to 5-2 upset over No. 1 JSU
Tennessee Tech stunned No. 1 seed Jacksonville State, 5-2, in the final game of the day Thursday at the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, sending the Golden Eagles into the winners bracket final tomorrow against Southeast Missouri at 3 p.m.
May 7, 2009
Tech falls behind early, drops OVC tourney contest to SEMO, 7-1
Red-hot Southeast Missouri struck quickly Friday afternoon, scoring three times in the top of the first and twice more in the second, then rode its advantage to a 7-1 victory over Tennessee Tech in the winner's bracket final of the 2009 Ohio Valley Conference softball tournament.
April 29, 2009
Schmissrauter throws perfect game, Tech run-rules a pair
April 26, 2009
Tech falls to Skyhawks in crucial OVC contest
April 24, 2009
Tech falls to Tigers on 3-run walk-off double
April 19, 2009
Gamecocks complete sweep of Golden Eagles
April 18, 2009
Jacksonville State run-rules Tech twice
April 15, 2009
Tech takes two from Belmont in non-conference contests
April 12, 2009
Golden Eagles fall twice on senior day to Eastern Illinois
April 5, 2009
Gates hits homer as Tech falls to Eagles
April 5, 2009
Cummings goes long, Leff scores a pair
April 2, 2009
Tech falls at home to Western Kentucky
April 1, 2009
Tech falls to UTEP under cloudy skies
March 24, 2009
Schmissrauter named OVC Pitcher of the Week
March 20, 2009
Thomas throws no-hitter, Schmissrauter tosses shutout
March 17, 2009
Thomas goes long again, Schmissrauter throws two-hitter
March 15, 2009
Tech routs Colonels 13-1, Schmissrauter gets birthday win
March 10, 2009
Schmidt, Gates go yard as Tech splits pair at Lipscomb
February 28, 2009
Golden Eagles down Sacred Heart, lose in extra frames to Missouri State
February 21, 2009
Tech blanked by BYU in final game at Cathedral City Classic
February 21, 2009
Golden Eagles rally late, but lose another in seventh inning, 4-3
February 15, 2009
Golden Eagles top Kennesaw twice, claim third place at Owls' tourney
February 13, 2009
Golden Eagles handed pair of losses in Kennesaw State Tournament
February 12, 2009
Tory Acheson to be inducted into Wisconsin Fastpitch Hall of Fame
February 12, 2009
Golden Eagle softball team faces more challenges at Kennesaw Tournament
February 9, 2009
Cummings, Schmissrauter lead Tech to 3-1 win over Chattanooga
February 7, 2009
Golden Eagles fall twice in Chattanooga to open season
February 7, 2009
Golden Eagles rout No. 20 Hokies; down Maine in afternoon cap, 5-3
January 21, 2009
Golden Eagles picked second in 2009 OVC softball race
December 11, 2008
Tech's Acheson inks four to Golden Eagle softball roster
December 8, 2008
Golden Eagle softball to hold holiday mini camp
October 7, 2008
Golden Eagles pick up two wins in home fall tournament
October 1, 2008
Tech softball team posts best grades in all of Division I
August 19, 2008
Acheson adds Callie Schmidt, Stacy Dampf to softball team
Thomas tames Tigers in one-hit shutout
A one-hitter by Holly Thomas helped the Tennessee Tech softball team to a second win over Tennessee State on Saturday. The Golden Eagles shut out the Tigers in both games, taking the first game, 8-0, and the second, 2-0.
EIU completes sweep of Golden Eagles
The Tennessee Tech softball team was unable to avenge a pair of Saturday losses to Eastern Illinois, dropping its Sunday contest, 6-3. The Golden Eagles jumped out to a 1-0 lead early, but couldn't hang on as EIU completed the three-game sweep.