2014 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle Soccer Headlines
June 25, 2015
Q&A with Golden Eagle soccer coach Steve Springthorpe
With the Women's World Cup taking center stage these days, it's a good time to look back at an interview with Tennessee Tech soccer coach Steve Springthorpe. The interview by Dylan Vazzano first appeared in the March/April edition of Tech's unlimited magazine.
May 27, 2015
NCAA Report: All 14 Tech teams comfortably achieve APR standard; Two top the OVC
Make it six consecutive years that all 14 of Tennessee Tech athletic teams comfortably exceeded the national standard for the the NCAA multi-year Athletic Progress Rate (APR), according to the annual NCAA report announced Wednesday.
May 20, 2015
Tennessee Tech soccer earns second-straight Public Recognition Award
For the second consecutive year, the Tennessee Tech women’s soccer team is among those receiving Public Recognition Awards Wednesday from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for top academic performance. The awards are presented to teams scoring in the Top 10 percent nationally in the Multi-Year Academic Progress Rate (APR), which is part of the NCAA’s academic reform program.
April 24, 2015
Tennessee Tech Soccer Field to host night games beginning in 2015 season
A new and exciting era in Tennessee Tech soccer is officially underway, as construction has begun to install broadcast quality lights at the Tennessee Tech Soccer Field, as well as the practice football field adjacent to the Hooper Eblen Center.
March 21, 2015
Tech soccer helps clean up Monterey
MONTEREY, Tenn. – On Saturday, the Tennessee Tech Athletic department sent student-athletes from the women’s soccer team to help in the clean-up efforts.
March 12, 2015
Registration closed for Saturday's Golden Eagle Soccer Academy
Due to an overwhelming response, registration for Saturday’s Golden Eagle Soccer Academy is now closed.
February 19, 2015
World's Best Bird? It's up to your votes for Awesome Eagle
Will Awesome Eagle be voted the Best Mascot in the OVC? He has already won back-to-back national championships, so it's up to Tennessee Tech fans to vote for him to be named the best in the OVC!
February 19, 2015
Tech soccer brings aboard seven newcomers for 2015 season
An intriguing blend of youth and experience highlight the Tennessee Tech soccer team’s incoming class, as second-year head coach Steve Springthorpe brings aboard seven new Golden Eagles to help bolster the 2015 squad and beyond.
January 23, 2015
Golden Eagle Soccer Academy ID Camp set for Mar. 14
Under the guidance of Tennessee Tech head coach Steve Springthorpe and the rest of the TTU soccer coaching staff, the program is proud to present the Golden Eagle Soccer Academy, an ID Camp open to all female soccer players grades 9-12 on Saturday, March 14.
November 18, 2014
Sisters Michaela, Madison Keyes compete for Tech...in two different sports
Senior Madison Keyes and the Golden Eagle volleyball team head to the OVC Tournament this week as her career comes to a close at the end of the year. Younger sister, Michaela, has just begun her career on the Tech soccer team. Here's the inside story about how they ended up in different sports, wearing the same number, and more.
October 31, 2014
Golden Eagle comeback bid falls short in 2014 season finale
The Tennessee Tech soccer team fought. Adversity hit the team early in its 2014 season finale and the weather was far from kind with sturdy rainfall, aggressive winds, and frigid temperatures, but at the end of the day the Golden Eagles (2-15-2, 0-8-2) fought.
October 29, 2014
Golden Eagles to host first ever Socc`Oween with debut of black uniforms
Kick off your Halloween festivities by stopping by Tech Soccer Field Friday for the first ever Socc`Oween, as the Tennessee Tech soccer team hosts Jacksonville State in the 2014 season finale, beginning at 3 p.m. CT.
October 26, 2014
Tech surrenders two second half goals in 2-0 Senior Day loss
SIU Edwardsville came into Tech Soccer Field and spoiled the Senior Day party for the Tennessee Tech soccer team, scoring two second-half goals to upend the Golden Eagles (2-14-2, 0-7-2) 2-0 on a gorgeous, sun-soaked Sunday afternoon.
October 24, 2014
Goals in each half send Golden Eagles to 2-0 home loss
The Tennessee Tech soccer team had its hands full with Southeast Missouri Friday afternoon, yielding a goal in each half to the Redhawks (9-5-0, 6-2-0) in a 2-0 defeat amidst a beautiful, sun drenched day at Tech Soccer Field.
October 23, 2014
Tech to host SEMO Friday, SIUE Sunday on Senior Day
With the 2014 season heading toward the finish line, the Tennessee Tech soccer team prepares for a big weekend of home action as the Golden Eagles (2-12-2, 0-5-2) host Southeast Missouri on Friday, before welcoming in SIU Edwardsville on Sunday.
October 19, 2014
Tech’s strong defense leads Golden Eagles to scoreless tie with Austin Peay
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Senior goalkeeper Rebecca Toler and the Golden Eagle defense shined, helping push the Tennessee Tech soccer team to a scoreless tie with Austin Peay in Tech’s final road match of 2014.
October 17, 2014
Tech outshoots Belmont but is tripped up 2-0
Despite outshooting and edging Belmont in the corner-kick department, the Tennessee Tech soccer team came up empty in the stat that counts the most, falling 2-0 under sunny skies and warm temperatures at Tech Soccer Field.
October 15, 2014
OVC play heats up as Tech welcomes in Belmont on Friday; heads to Austin Peay Sunday
In-state battles highlight the weekend for the Tennessee Tech soccer team, as the Golden Eagles (2-11-1, 0-4-1) play host to Belmont Friday at 3 p.m. CT, before traveling to Clarksville to tangle with Austin Peay Sunday at 2 p.m.
October 11, 2014
Tech ties Eastern Illinois behind season-high 32 shots
Saturday’s match had it all. Two overtimes, heavy rainfall, frigid temperatures, soggy field conditions, and 53 combined shots, yet ultimately a winner was not decided as the Tennessee Tech soccer team played to a 2-2 draw with Eastern Illinois.
October 10, 2014
Rain pushes Friday’s soccer match with EIU to Saturday at 11 a.m.
Due to heavy rainfall and soggy field conditions, Friday’s Tennessee Tech soccer match with Eastern Illinois has been postponed to Saturday morning at 11 a.m. CT.
October 8, 2014
Golden Eagles to clash with Eastern Illinois in first home match in over a month
The wait is finally over! For the first time in over a month, the Tennessee Tech soccer team is back in Cookeville as the Golden Eagles (2-11-0, 0-4-0) play host to Eastern Illinois on Friday in the weekend’s only match.
October 5, 2014
Golden Eagles come up empty in upset bid over Morehead State
MOREHEAD, Ky. – Right in the thick of things late into the second half, the Tennessee Tech soccer team’s chance at an upset against the defending conference tournament champions went by the books, as Morehead State used a pair of late goals to slip past the Golden Eagles 3-0.
October 3, 2014
Tech sees 1-0 second-half advantage slip away in 2-1 loss to Eastern Kentucky
RICHMOND, Ky. – In a match that featured three corner-kick goals, the Tennessee Tech soccer team was unable to protect a 1-0 second half advantage, allowing a pair of second stanza scores in an eventual 2-1 loss to Eastern Kentucky.
October 2, 2014
Golden Eagles scoot to Kentucky for weekend matches with EKU and Morehead State
A month away from the friendly confines of Cookeville, the Tennessee Tech soccer team finally wraps up its stretch of eight-straight on the road as the club prepares to travel to the Bluegrass State for matchups with Eastern Kentucky and Morehead State.
September 28, 2014
Golden Eagles fall victim to strong UT Martin spurt in 5-1 loss
MARTIN, Tenn. – UT Martin scored three goals in the span of three minutes early in the second half, turning the tables on any chances of a Tennessee Tech soccer team comeback as the Skyhawks (7-4-0, 1-1-0) pulled away with a 5-1 win.
September 26, 2014
Tech tripped up by Murray State in OVC opener
MURRAY, Ky. – A trio of second half scores sent the Tennessee Tech soccer team to an unhappy finish in its Ohio Valley Conference opener, as Murray State got the better of the Golden Eagles with a 3-0 win in Tech’s (2-8-0, 0-1-0) fifth straight road contest.
September 25, 2014
Tech unravels OVC campaign with trips to Murray and Martin
With the 2014 non-conference season in the rear view mirror, the Tennessee Tech soccer team unwraps its Ohio Valley Conference slate, traveling to both Murray State and UT Martin over the weekend to christen its OVC campaign.
September 21, 2014
Evansville scores five in the second to take down Golden Eagles 7-0
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Tennessee Tech soccer team had its hands full Sunday afternoon, running up against a solid Evansville attack in a 7-0 loss to close out the season’s non-conference action.
September 19, 2014
Tech blanked 5-0 to open weekend trip up north
DAYTON, Ohio – The Tennessee Tech soccer team began its weekend trip up north in tough fashion, falling 5-0 to Wright State in a match that saw five different Raiders (2-6-0) find the back of the net on 22 shots.
September 18, 2014
Tech closes out non-conference action with trips to Wright State and Evansville
Currently in the midst of eight-straight on the road, the Tennessee Tech soccer team embarks to Wright State and Evansville over the weekend to close out the club’s 2014 non-conference slate.
September 16, 2014
Senior Katie Phillips named adidas® OVC Defensive Player of the Week
After helping lead a Tech defense that surrendered just two goals in two matches over the weekend, senior Katie Phillips was recognized as the adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday.
September 14, 2014
Tech tripped up 1-0 by undefeated Arkansas-Little Rock
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A staunch defensive effort and gritty play were ultimately not enough for the Tennessee Tech soccer team Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles (2-5-0) were upended 1-0 by a solid Arkansas-Little Rock team that remains perfect on the year, now at 8-0.
September 12, 2014
Golden Eagles power past Chattanooga behind season-high 17 shots
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech soccer team’s offense came alive Friday evening in Chattanooga, producing a season-high 17 shots and two goals en route to capturing a 2-1 victory for the club’s second win in the last three matches.
September 11, 2014
TTU begins string of eight-straight on the road with matchups at Chattanooga and UALR
The Tennessee Tech soccer team embarks on the rigorous part of its 2014 schedule over the weekend, beginning a stretch of eight-straight on the road with matchups at Chattanooga and Arkansas-Little Rock.
September 7, 2014
Tech unable to make it two straight victories with 3-0 loss to Western Carolina
The Tennessee Tech soccer team ends its two-match home stand with a split, after falling 3-0 to Western Carolina on an overcast and blustery Sunday afternoon at Tech Soccer Field.
September 5, 2014
Golden Eagles knock off Georgia State for first win of year
A goal early in the second half proved to be the difference Friday afternoon, as the Tennessee Tech soccer team stamped its place in the win column for the first time this season with a 1-0 victory over Georgia State (0-4-1) in front of a near capacity crowd at Tech Soccer Field.
September 4, 2014
NO SHOW: Equipment break forces Tech to cancel webstreams of weekend soccer matches
A broken key piece of video equipment means Tennessee Tech will not be able to offer live webstreams of this weekend's two home soccer matches against Georgia State on Friday and Western Carolina on Sunday.
September 3, 2014
Tech back home for meetings with Georgia State and Western Carolina
The Tennessee Tech soccer team returns to Cookeville for a two-match home stand over the weekend, welcoming in Georgia State on Friday at 4 p.m. CT, before hosting Western Carolina on Sunday at 1 p.m.
August 31, 2014
Soccer ends run at 2014 Trojan Classic with 3-0 defeat to host Troy
TROY, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech soccer team concluded its brief two-game road swing Sunday afternoon, wrapping up the 2014 Trojan Classic with a 3-0 loss to the host Troy University.
August 29, 2014
Tech falls victim to strong second half attack in 5-0 loss to South Alabama
TROY, Ala. – Trekking away from Cookeville for the first time this season, the Tennessee Tech soccer team was tripped up 5-0 to South Alabama in the first of two in the 2014 Trojan Classic hosted by Troy University.
August 28, 2014
Soccer hits the road for the first time to take part in the 2014 Trojan Classic
With one match already in the books, the Tennessee Tech soccer team prepares for its first action away from Cookeville, taking aim in the 2014 Trojan Classic this weekend hosted by Troy University in Troy, Ala.
August 24, 2014
OVC Digital Network heads into third year, Golden Eagle soccer opens Tech productions
After a successful first two years, the OVC Digital Network is gearing up for year number three. The first production on the OVCDN by the Golden Eagle Sports Network is Sunday's soccer match when Tech hosts East Tennessee State at 1 p.m.
August 24, 2014
Golden Eagles downed by East Tennessee State in season opener
Three late scores halted the Tennessee Tech’s soccer team’s chance at a comeback Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles (0-1-0) fell 5-1 to East Tennessee State (2-0-0) in the squad’s 2014 opener amidst a packed house at Tech Soccer Field.
August 21, 2014
Golden Eagles to host ETSU in Sunday’s 2014 season opener
The 2014 Tennessee Tech soccer season is upon us, and the "new look" Golden Eagles are ready to christen the campaign with a season-opening matchup against in-state foe East Tennessee State on Sunday at Tech Soccer Field.
August 14, 2014
Golden Eagles fall in 4-0 exhibition loss to Middle Tennessee
With new faces spanning all the way from the goalie box to the bench, to the coaching staff, the Tennessee Tech soccer team took one step towards familiarizing itself together Thursday evening in an exhibition match against Middle Tennessee.
August 12, 2014
Golden Eagle soccer gets first glimpse with exhibition at MTSU Thursday night
The Tennessee Tech soccer team will unwrap the 2014 season with an exhibition tilt at Middle Tennessee State Thursday night at 7 p.m. CT.
August 1, 2014
Tech soccer head coach Springthorpe promotes Boyd, adds O'Shurak to coaching staff
With the start of the 2014 Tennessee Tech soccer season right around the corner, first year Golden Eagle head coach Steve Springthorpe has bolstered his coaching staff with the promotion of Corey Boyd to a full-time assistant coach, and the addition of Rebecca O’Shurak as an assistant coach.