2013 Golden Eagle Soccer News

June 29, 2014
Area soccer fans invited to World Cup viewing party Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Area fans are invited to join a World Cup viewing party Tuesday when USA faces Belgium at 3 p.m. at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. The event is free and everyone is invited and encouraged to wear red, white and blue.

June 22, 2014
Soccer, basketball standout Ellie Iaciofano named Tech's Outstanding Female Athlete
She played two sports in 2013-14, starting in both soccer and basketball. For her accomplishments, Ellie Iaciofano has been selected as Tennessee Tech's Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year.

May 19, 2014
Soccer announces 2014 schedule under first-year head coach Steve Springthorpe
With summer right around the corner, it’s already time to start thinking about the fall as first-year Tennessee Tech soccer coach Steve Springthorpe released the team's 2014 schedule.

May 15, 2014
NCAA Report: Golden Eagle soccer team tops OVC in 2014 APR
For the fifth consecutive year, all 14 Tennessee Tech athletic teams comfortably exceeded the national standard for the the NCAA multi-year Athletic Progress Rate (APR), and the Golden Eagle soccer team topped the OVC.

February 14, 2014
Golden Eagle soccer team welcomes eight incoming freshmen for 2014
With National Letter of Intent Signing Day just occurring across the country, the Tennessee Tech soccer team is proud to announce the additions of eight incoming freshmen to add to the 2014 roster.

January 8, 2014
Let's try this again...Tech Twitter Takeover by Golden Eagle student-athletes
Folks who follow Tennessee Tech athletics on Twitter @TTUGoldenEagles will see a new feature as Golden Eagle student-atheltes take over the Tech Twitter account during many of the Golden Eagle basketball games.

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 4, 2013
Duke assistant Steve Springthorpe selected as Golden Eagle soccer coach
Steve Springthorpe, an assistant coach at Duke University and former head coach at North Carolina State and Fresno State, has been selected as the new women’s head soccer coach at Tennessee Tech University.

November 7, 2013
Brizard steps down as Golden Eagle soccer coach
Daniel Brizard has resigned from his position as head soccer coach at Tennessee Tech University following four seasons with the program.

November 1, 2013
Tech ends 2013 campaign with 2-0 loss at Belmont
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech soccer team had its hands full at Belmont University, having to hold off 24 Bruin shots in a 2-0 defeat to close out the 2013 season.

October 31, 2013
Soccer team heads to Belmont Friday for regular season finale
The Tennessee Tech soccer team wraps up the 2013 campaign Friday, traveling to Belmont for the squad's lone affair of the weekend.

October 29, 2013
Tech soccer team leads National Walk to School Day at Northeast Elementary
The Tennessee Tech soccer team continues to make an impact within the community, adding to an already lengthy list of community service endeavors.

October 27, 2013
Golden Eagles see second half lead evaporate in 3-1 loss on Senior Day
Momentum shifted quickly in the Tennessee Tech soccer team’s final home match of the 2013 campaign, as Eastern Kentucky used a trio of late goals to spoil the Golden Eagles' Senior Day with a 3-1 comeback win.

October 25, 2013
Golden Eagles upended 1-0 in crucial late-season battle with Morehead State
Despite chilly temperatures, fans flocked in full force to Tech Soccer Field to witness the Tennessee Tech soccer team for one of the last times in the 2013 campaign.

October 24, 2013
Soccer team welcomes Morehead State, Eastern Kentucky for weekend showdowns
With just three matches remaining in the regular season, the Tennessee Tech soccer team gets set for a pair of home tilts this weekend in its final bid at making the Ohio Valley Conference postseason tournament.

October 20, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer shut out 1-0 in crucial OVC clash at SEMO
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Locked up in a defensive battle at Southeast Missouri, the Tennessee Tech soccer team was unable to escape with a victory, falling 1-0, Sunday afternoon in a sun-splashed Houck Stadium.

October 18, 2013
Tech’s heroic comeback not enough as Golden Eagles downed in double OT
Ultimately a miraculous comeback staged by the Tennessee Tech soccer team wasn’t enough Friday afternoon at an overflowing Tech Soccer Field, as the Golden Eagles (3-11-1, 1-4-1) were edged 2-1 in double-overtime by the defending OVC champions, UT Martin.

October 16, 2013
Tech soccer team keens in on crucial stretch; hosts UTM on Friday, at SEMO on Sunday
With just five matches remaining in the 2013 Ohio Valley Conference season, the Tennessee Tech soccer team marches into a critical weekend of action as the Golden Eagles (3-10-1, 1-3-1) prepare for a pair of conference battles.

October 13, 2013
Brown, defense shuts out Jax State, leads Tech soccer team to 0-0 tie
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech soccer team played the role of spoiler at Jacksonville State’s homecoming weekend Sunday afternoon, forcing the Gamecocks to a 0-0 draw after two extra periods could not decide a winner.

October 10, 2013
Golden Eagles soar down to Jacksonville State for lone OVC clash of weekend
The Tennessee Tech soccer team prepares themselves for a lighter week of action, as the Golden Eagles (3-10-0, 1-3-0) take aim at Jacksonville State on Sunday, Oct. 13 for the team’s only match of the weekend.

October 6, 2013
Today's soccer webstream on OVC Digital Network cancelled, match still on
Due to impending rain for this afternoon’s conference match between Murray State and Tennessee Tech, the webstream on the OVC Digital Network will be cancelled.

October 6, 2013
Golden Eagle slow start proves costly in 3-0 loss to Murray State
Amidst an overcast and at times stormy afternoon at Tech Soccer Field, the Tennessee Tech soccer team dropped its third straight Ohio Valley Conference match, 3-0, to Murray State.

October 4, 2013
Tech soccer runs up against strong Austin Peay attack in 5-0 home loss
Tennessee Tech soccer team’s first Ohio Valley Conference battle at home turned south for the Golden Eagles, as Austin Peay lit up the scoreboard in handing TTU (3-9-0, 1-2-0) a 5-0 loss in front of a full house at Tech Soccer Field.

October 3, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer back in Cookeville for season’s first OVC action at home
With the Tennessee Tech soccer team locked up in the heart of the 2013 Ohio Valley Conference schedule, the Golden Eagles return home for a pair of matchups this weekend.

September 29, 2013
Golden Eagles tripped up by Eastern Illinois for first OVC defeat of 2013
CHARLESTION, Ill. – The Golden Eagle soccer team ends its first weekend of Ohio Valley Conference action with a split, after falling on the road to Eastern Illinois, 4-2.

September 27, 2013
Tech soccer team cools off scorching SIUE to begin OVC campaign
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - The Tennessee Tech soccer team smacked an exclamation point next to its Ohio Valley Conference opener Friday, coming away with a dramatic 1-0 win on the road at SIU Edwardsville.

September 25, 2013
Golden Eagles unwrap OVC action with trips to SIU Edwardsville, Eastern Illinois
The time has arrived. Nine matches in the books for the Golden Eagle soccer team as the pinnacle of the 2013 campaign unveils itself in the form of Ohio Valley Conference play. Tech is on the road this weekend for two.

September 22, 2013
Tech puts lid on non-conference slate with shutout win over ETSU
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Golden Eagle soccer team closed out its non-conference campaign in grand fashion Sunday afternoon, blanking East Tennessee State University, 1-0.

September 20, 2013
Two second half goals lift Chattanooga over Golden Eagles, 2-1
The Tennessee Tech soccer team had one escape from their grasp Friday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles surrendered a second-half lead in a 2-1 loss to UT Chattanooga at a packed Tech Soccer Field.

September 18, 2013
Homeward bound: Tech back in Cookeville to kick off final week of non-conference play
After four straight on the road, the Tennessee Tech soccer team returns home to begin the team’s final week of non-conference action of the 2013 campaign. Tech hosts Chattanooga Friday at 4 p.m. Admission is free.

September 15, 2013
Tech soccer falls victim to early MTSU scoring brigade in 3-0 defeat
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech soccer team concluded its slew of four straight on the road with a 3-0 loss at the hands of Middle Tennessee State University on Sunday evening.

September 13, 2013
Golden Eagle Sports Network Releases Fall OVC Digital Network Broadcast Schedule
Due to last season’s success, the Golden Eagle Sports Network added more sports to its broadcast schedule.

September 12, 2013
Tech squares off with Middle Tennessee in only match of week
Fresh off its first win of the 2013 campaign, the Golden Eagle soccer team sets its sight on just one match this week, a Sunday evening clash at Middle Tennessee State University to kick off at 5 p.m. CDT.

September 8, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer blanked 2-0 to conclude weekend road swing
MUNCIE, Ind. - The Golden Eagles end their weekend road trip up north with an even split, dropping this afternoon’s affair 2-0 to Ball State University.

September 6, 2013
Put it on the board: Tech notches first victory of 2013
FINDLAY, Ohio - The Golden Eagle soccer team checked its place in the win column for the first time this season, taking out the University of Findlay, 3-1 on the road.

September 4, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer team flocks north for weekend slate
The Tennessee Tech soccer team marches through the middle portion of an early four-match road swing, as the Golden Eagles prepare to travel to the University of Findlay on Friday and Ball State University on Sunday.

September 1, 2013
Tech soccer team tripped up late in 1-0 loss to NKU
NEWPORT, Ky. - Tech’s first true road match of the 2013 campaign went down to the wire, but a late Northern Kentucky goal spoiled the Golden Eagles' bid at their first victory of the season.

August 30, 2013
Golden Eagles stung by Hornets in thrilling double overtime clash
Early-season drama took center stage at Tech Soccer Field Friday afternoon, but the Golden Eagles were unable to scratch across their first win of the season, falling 3-2 in double overtime to Alabama State.

August 29, 2013
Tech soccer team takes aim at first victories with weekend action
The Golden Eagle soccer team heads into their second week of action hungry to bring home their first wins of the 2013 campaign. Tech battled through two matches in its opening week of play, coming up just short in both affairs with a 1-0 loss to Kennesaw State last Friday and a 2-1 defeat against Evansville in its home opener on Sunday. This week presents a pair of challenges in the form of Alabama State on Friday at home, before the Golden Eagles travel to Northern Kentucky for the squad’s first official road tilt on Sunday.

August 25, 2013
Spoiling the party: Tech upended 2-1 in home opener vs. Evansville
Despite racing out to a scorching start, the Tennessee Tech soccer team was unable to seal the deal in its home opening affair, falling 1-0 to the University of Evansville amongst a packed house at Tech Soccer Field.

August 23, 2013
Owls fly higher in Golden Eagle soccer team’s 2013 season opener
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Locked up in a defensive struggle in the Golden Eagle soccer team’s season opening clash, Tennessee Tech blinked first. A 55th minute score by Kennesaw State’s Brittney Reed proved to be the difference, as the Golden Eagles (0-1) were upended 1-0 in a soggy evening at Regal Stadium on the campus of the University of Tennessee.

August 22, 2013
Golden Eagle athletes help with Great Move In Day
Tennessee Tech student-athletes and coaches were out in force Thursday as they helped hundreds of incoming students move into their residence halls during the University's annual Great Move-In Day.

August 21, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer team ready to soar into 2013 with season opening weekend
The Tennessee Tech soccer team is back in action, as the Golden Eagles prepare to kick-off the 2013 regular season with a pair of tilts this weekend. Tech opens its slate with a matchup this Friday at 4 p.m. CDT in Knoxville, where the squad will clash with Kennesaw State at the University of Tennessee, before making its much anticipated home debut against the University of Evansville on Sunday at 1 p.m.

August 17, 2013
First taste of action: Soccer team plays exhibition at Tennessee Wesleyan
Getting its first taste of action, the Tennessee Tech soccer team will visit Tennessee Wesleyan Saturday afternoon for an exhibition match. Coach Daniel Brizard is blending nine newcomers into his roster in 2013, so Saturday's match will be important with the opener less than a week away.

August 17, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer team grabs 1-1 draw in exhibition at Tennessee Wesleyan
ATHENS, Tenn. - After welcoming in a signing class of nine this fall, the Tennessee Tech soccer team saw its first live action of the 2013 season, playing to a 1-1 draw against Tennessee Wesleyan in a exhibition match.

August 16, 2013
Golden Eagle soccer team puts in work at Northeast Elementary
Always heavily involved throughout the community, the Tennessee Tech soccer team continued that tradition recently by volunteering to help clean up Northeast Elementary school.

August 10, 2013
Tech soccer team continues volunteer tradition at After Dark-Race for the Park 8K
Known throughout the city of Cookeville for its helpful ways, the Tennessee Tech soccer team continued its long-standing tradition of community service by volunteering at the sixth annual After Dark - Race for the Park 8K and Kids for the Park 1 Mile Fun Run.

August 7, 2013
Tech soccer kicks off 2013 preseason with one goal in mind
There's just one thing on the minds of each member of the 2013 Tennessee Tech soccer team this season -- earn an appearance in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament for the first time since 2009.

July 5, 2013
In-state rivalries and familiar foes highlight 2013 soccer schedule
With the 2013 season just around the corner, it appears that the most familiar aspect of the Tennessee Tech soccer team will be its schedule. Fifteen of the Golden Eagles' 2012 opponents return to face off against Tech again this season, including 10 matches against Ohio Valley Conference opponents.