The Ohio Valley Conference has announced that the annual OVC women's golf Coach of the Year honor has been named The Bobby Nichols Coach of the Year Award in tribute to the former Tennessee Tech coach and player.
One day after Bobby Nichols would have turned 70, the Ohio Valley Conference announced Thursday that the former Tennessee Tech golfer and coach and one of the state’s greatest ambassadors for the sport will be inducted into the OVC Hall of Fame.
Katherine Bell and Carley Rhyne tied for 21st place individually as the Tennessee Tech women finished seventh at the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference Women's Golf Championships. It was the final round for seniors Rhyne and Lindsay Spradlen.
Golden Eagle golfers managed just two birdies Thursday during the first day of the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference women's golf championships, and Tennessee Tech is seventh in the team standings following 18 holes at GreyStone Golf Course.
Senior Carley Rhyne is tied for fourth place at two-over-par and the Tennessee Tech women's golf team is tied for seventh following the first round of the 13-team EKU Spring Invitational at Arlington Golf Course.
Freshman Katy Beth Glover earned the first Top 20 finish of her Golden Eagle career, leading the Tennessee Tech women's golf team as it climbed one spot to 12th at the Low Country Intercollegiate at Hilton Head.
Freshman Katy Beth Glover was the highest finisher Sunday in the first round of the 36-hole Low Country Intercollegiate in Hilton Head, S.C. The Golden Eagles are in 13th place heading into the final round Monday.
Carley Rhyne led the way for Tennessee Tech as the women's golf team finished seventh at the 54-hole Samford Invitational held at Limestone Springs Golf Course. It was the first action of the spring season for the Golden Eagles.
The second round Monday was nearly completed before rains forced golfers off the course, with plans to resume Tuesday and wrap up the day with the third round at the Samford Invitational. Tech is in seventh place, led by sophomore Katherine Bell.
One week after the Tennessee Tech men's team opened the season at the Samford Invitational, the Golden Eagle women's team will be on the same course Monday and Tuesday to open the spring portion of their schedule.
With the start of the spring golf schedule less than a month away, the Tennessee Tech squads are facing some large challenges in 2011, according to Ohio Valley Conference coaches in the annual preseason poll.
Tennessee Tech junior center Brittany Darling has been voted the Ohio Valley Conference women’s basketball Newcomer of the Week for her efforts against Kentucky and Drake. The honor was announced Monday by the OVC office.
The Tennessee Tech women's golf team wrapped up the fall portion of its schedule Tuesday by finishing in eighth place at the UAB Beach Blast in Gulf Shores. Katherine Bel and Lindsay Spradlen were Tech's top finishers in the tournament.
The Tennessee Tech women's golf team trimmed 16 strokes off its first day score, allowing the Golden Eagles to climb one spot in the final standings to 10th place at the F&M Bank Intercollegiate. Freshman Ericka Wann was Tech's top finisher while senior Carley Rhyne showed the biggest second-day improvement.
Freshman Ericka Wann had the low score for Tennessee Tech on the opening day of the F&M Bank Intercollegiate hosted by Austin Peay. The Golden Eagles are in 11th place heading into Tuesday's final round.
Senior Carley Rhyne tied for 10th place individually and the Tennessee Tech women's golf team had its best round of the tournament Tuesday in finishing fifth at the Red Wolf Classic hosted by Arkansas State University.
Tech had the sixth-best team score of the day Sunday, led by dramatically improved scores from Carley Rhyne and Amanda Randolph, as the Golden Eagle women's golf team climbed to a tie for ninth place among 24 teams at the Great Smokies Invitational.
Katherine Bell is tied for the individual lead and the Golden Eagle women's golf team is in a logjam of teams with five shots of third place in the 24-team Great Smokies Invitational. The final round is Sunday.