JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Khemani Roberts, Purity Sanga and Raven Smith will bring their talents to the University of North Florida for the first round of collegiate track and field’s version of the postseason, the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminary. UNF’s Hodges Stadium will be the venue for the three-day meet, which will be held Thursday-Saturday, May 23-25.
The Golden Eagle trio marks four straight outdoor seasons that the program has sent at least two athletes to the East Preliminary. Roberts and Sanga are both qualifiers for the second straight year.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference announced its annual postseason awards for baseball Tuesday afternoon, and, fittingly, a certain Tennessee Tech outfielder made even more league history in the process.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – This past Tennessee Tech women’s basketball season stands out among those in recent history, and produced its fair share of memories, milestones, and most importantly – highlights.
With the program’s highest win total since 2010-11 – 22 overall victories – including an epic triumph over in-state rival Middle Tennessee and road victories at conference powers Belmont and UT Martin, the Golden Eagles recorded the third-largest win increase in NCAA Division I this season, a plus-15 mark from their 7-22 campaign last year.
MARTIN, Tenn. – An early lead couldn’t hold up for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Friday evening, as the Golden Eagles fell to in-state and Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin by a final score of 7-5 at Skyhawk Field.
MARTIN, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball struggled to get runners across the plate Thursday evening, falling to in-state and Ohio Valley Conference rival UT Martin at Skyhawk Field by a final score of 6-2.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Youth football players in grades 9 through 12 can come be a part of the Dewayne Alexander Elite Football Camps as it hosts two sessions on May 30 and June 6, under the lights from 6:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
The cost for each camp is $60, which includes a T-shirt. Walk-up registration is accepted, but pre-registration is recommended to speed up the check-in process.
The camp provides detailed, individual teaching and instruction; position-specific technique improvement; speed, quickness and agility enhancement; and introduction to drill work that can be used through the season and beyond.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Lil’ Eagle Camp is rapidly approaching.
The first installment of Kim Rosamond Basketball Camps, Lil’ Eagle Camp, will be held Monday-Wednesday, June 3-5 in the Hooper Eblen Center, and is open to all girls entering Kindergarten through those entering the eighth grade who are looking to S.O.A.R.! The camp will incorporate a fun three days of interacting with Golden Eagle women’s basketball team members and learning the fundamentals of the game of basketball.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team will close out the 2019 regular season with a crucial, three-game Ohio Valley Conference series at UT Martin this weekend, beginning with a 6 p.m. CT tilt Thursday evening.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – An early lead just wasn’t enough for the Tennessee Tech baseball team to pull off an upset of No. 23 nationally ranked Tennessee Tuesday evening, as the Golden Eagles fell at Lindsey Nelson Stadium to the Volunteers in a high-scoring affair, 15-10.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Athletes between the age of 13 and the high school senior grade level who want to improve their softball skills will soon get the opportunity as Championship Softball Camps will host its Pitching and Catching Clinic on Aug. 23 and its Mini Camp on Aug. 24 and 25.
The camp and clinic will feature instruction from Tennessee Tech head coach Bonnie Graham along with assistant coaches Carly Van Auken and Megan Mihaliak, as well as current members of the Golden Eagle softball team.
Instruction will include aspects of the game such as hitting, bunting, base running, fielding, slap hitting, the mental game, throwing and strength and spring training.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team closes out the non-conference slate of the 2019 campaign with a trip east down I-40 for a match-up with in-state rival Tennessee Tuesday evening. First pitch is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. CT with the contest available both on SEC Network + and on 106.1 The Eagle for fans to follow.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Tech baseball senior Andrew O'Dwyer hauled in his first career Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week honors Monday afternoon, fresh off the best outing of his two-year Golden Eagle career.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Battling a cold rain that hung around for most of the day, the shorthanded Tennessee Tech track and field team received runner-up results from Raven Smith and Purity Sanga on its way to a sixth–place team finish on Saturday at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Taking sixth in the final standings ends Tech’s reign of three consecutive OVC championships (2018 indoor, 2018 outdoor, 2019 indoor), which were also the first three in the program’s history.
While some key pieces were not in the lineup this weekend, the Golden Eagles never gave up, and still managed to finished in the top half of the 12 women’s teams in attendance.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team closed out its final contest at Quillen Field and Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex in dramatic fashion Saturday afternoon, earning a series win thanks to a thrilling, 8-7, walk-off victory over Morehead State.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Jumpers Khemani Roberts and Raven Smith generated the storylines for Tennessee Tech on the second day at the Ohio Valley Conference Outdoor Championships, as Roberts claimed her second straight league title in the high jump, while Smith broke the school record with her second-place finish in the long jump.
Roberts’ crown gives her the indoor/outdoor sweep as league champion in the high jump, where she was the only competitor to get over the bar at 1.75 meters (5 feet, 8 3/4 inches). The Bon Accord, Trinidad and Tobago native was perfect at the first five heights in the competition, needing just one attempt to eclipse 1.59, 1.64, 1.69, 1.72 and 1.75 meters, before bowing out at 1.80.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – In the final event of the evening, Sharon Chepkemboi scored Tennessee Tech’s first three points in the 10,000 meters, and Purity Sanga Khemani Roberts and Ceirra Tate posted qualifying marks in their respective preliminaries to highlight Tech’s Day 1 effort at the OVC Outdoor Championships on Thursday.
Participating in the race for the first time as a collegian, Chepkemboi collected her three points as a result of a sixth-place finish out of 19 runners in the 10,000. She was the fastest non-senior in the competition, completing the meet’s longest distance event in 38-minutes, 6.01-seconds. Eastern Kentucky’s Lillian Kiborus claimed the league crown with a 36:13.98.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team will play its final home games of the 2019 campaign this weekend, playing host to Ohio Valley Conference foe Morehead State in a three-game series at Quillen Field and Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Two more major awards will soon be added to the Tennessee Tech track and field trophy case, as it was announced Wednesday afternoon by the Ohio Valley Conference office that Purity Sanga was named Co-Track Athlete of the Year, while Khemani Roberts was selected as Field Athlete of the Year.
The respective honors salute the dominant outdoor seasons put forth by both Sanga and Roberts, two athletes who have not only helped rewrite the Tech record book in 2019, but have recorded multiple No. 1 conference marks, and included themselves among the best in NCAA Division I.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Due to forecasted inclement weather, the scheduled baseball series between Tennessee Tech and Morehead State this weekend has been changed. The two Ohio Valley Conference rivals will play a doubleheader on Friday, May 10 beginning with a 1:00 p.m. CT first pitch for game one.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – All 14 of Tennessee Tech's athletic teams have done it again, comfortably exceeding the national APR standard for the 10th consecutive year. The APR standard is a benchmark to determine how an athletics program is meeting the mission of educating its student-athletes.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Coach Wayne Angel and the Golden Eagle track and field team will likely face their stiffest challenge to date as they try to repeat as outdoor champions of the Ohio Valley Conference. Rising programs around the league, along with an adjusted Tech lineup will make for an especially tall task when the OVC Outdoor Championships are contested at Southeast Missouri Thursday-Saturday, May 9-11.
Action from Abe Stuber Track Complex, SEMO’s on-campus venue, will get underway at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning, continue Friday morning at 9:30, and conclude Saturday with events beginning at 8:30 a.m.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Four hours of extra-inning baseball, featuring two late rallies by the home team went to Tennessee Tech Tuesday evening, as the Golden Eagles fought and clawed their way to a 10-9 victory over in-state rival Middle Tennessee.
OXFORD, Ala. – With the conclusion of the Ohio Valley Conference softball regular season, the league’s coaches and sports information contacts selected its annual All-OVC team.
Once all the votes were tabulated, the Golden Eagles picked up two players on the league’s All-Newcomer Team as freshman pitcher Alyssa Arden and freshman infielder/catcher/designated player Raleigh Lewis were on the squad.
Arden finished her rookie campaign with an 11-14 record and a 2.89 earned run average. In 152 2/3 innings of work, she allowed 63 earned runs while walking 77 and striking out 119. Opponents hit .229 against her. She collected 11 of the Golden Eagles’ 18 wins and completed 13 games out of her 25 starts with four shutouts.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team will return to Cookeville to host its final non-conference home game of the season Tuesday evening, taking on in-state rival Middle Tennessee in a 5:00 p.m. CT tilt at Quillen Field and Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It all came down to a flip of a coin.
As the weekend opened, the Tennessee Tech softball team had to stay one win ahead of SIUE to earn the final spot in the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Softball Championship. If the Cougars won one game, they would tie the Golden Eagles and the tiebreaker could not be decided until the knot at the top for the No. 1-seed between Jacksonville State and Southeast Missouri was decided.
The games proceeded to fuel Tech’s hopes as Murray State swept the Cougars on Saturday, then Austin Peay took the first game.
RICHMOND, Ky. – A tough day with the bats and on defense proved the difference maker for the Tennessee Tech baseball team Sunday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles fell in their Ohio Valley Conference series finale at Eastern Kentucky, 8-2.