• Tech women’s basketball welcomes Crystal Kelly back into the fold as assistant coach
    June 12, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A familiar face has returned to the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball staff, as head coach Kim Rosamond announced Wednesday that Crystal Kelly will begin her second stint as a Golden Eagle assistant coach.
  • Year-end Highlights: Reliving the 2018-19 women’s basketball season
    May 21, 2019
    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.
  • Tech women's basketball to host Lil' Eagle Camp June 3-5
    May 15, 2019
    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. 
  • Tech introduces Monika and Henry Bowman Women's Basketball Scholarship Endowment
    May 01, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Monika and Henry Bowman (pictured with Director of Athletics Mark Wilson, Head Women’s Basketball Coach Kim Rosamond and Executive Director of Planned Giving Tiff Rector) have been avid fans, season ticket holders and annual donors for many years. Recently they established the Monika and Henry Bowman Women’s Basketball Scholarship Endowment to further support the program and its players. A member of the Cookeville Regional Medical Center staff for more than 35 years, Monika graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville before earning her master’s degree from Tennessee Tech.  After completing his undergraduate degree at Austin Peay University, and his master’s at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, Henry spent more than 40 years with the Upper Cumberland Development District.  Monika and Henry believe that Tennessee Tech enhances the benefits of living in Cookeville in many ways and hope the scholarships they are endowing will help promote educational opportunities for students in the future.
  • Golden Eagles celebrate renaissance season, name team award winners at year-end banquet
    April 18, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Inside a sold-out, jam-packed and lavishly decorated banquet hall at Cookeville’s Quality Inn, family members, ardent supporters and Tennessee Tech Athletics staff joined the Golden Eagle women’s basketball team to celebrate the its exciting, revitalizing 2018-19 season, and reflect on the numerous accomplishments therein. Following a high-energy, wedding-style introduction of each team member, an invocation from senior forward Lacy Cantrell and a season recap from head coach Kim Rosamond, the event moved to its highly-anticipated awards presentation segment.
  • Tech falls just short at Campbell, wraps memorable 2018-19 campaign
    March 25, 2019
    BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Despite a gritty effort over 40 minutes of back-and-forth action, the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team was unable to come away with a victory in its Women’s Basketball Invitational quarterfinal matchup with Campbell Monday night, bringing to an end its resurgent 2018-19 season. Tech wraps its campaign with a 22-11 record, an increase of 15 wins from 2017-18, which equates to the second-biggest turnaround in NCAA Division I this season. In the process, the Golden Eagles amassed 12 home wins and 12 wins in Ohio Valley Conference play, which are the program’s best marks since the 2004-05 and 2012-13 seasons, respectively. They also racked up nine wins on the road, the best since 2010-11.
  • Tech looks for 23rd win in WBI quarterfinal clash at Campbell
    March 24, 2019
    BUIES CREEK, N.C. – One of just two Ohio Valley Conference teams still playing basketball, Tennessee Tech rolls into its Women’s Basketball Invitational quarterfinal matchup with Campbell looking to build on its convincing opening-round victory over Akron. The first-ever battle between the Tennessee Tech and Campbell women’s programs will be waged Monday night at 6 p.m. CT from CU’s Gore Arena in Buies Creek, N.C. At stake is a berth in the semifinals, which will be played on Friday and Saturday, March 29-30.
  • Tech women’s basketball announces details for annual team banquet
    March 22, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech women’s basketball will hold its annual banquet on Thursday, April 18, at 6 p.m. at the Quality Inn – formerly known as the Clarion Inn, located at 970 S. Jefferson Avenue in Cookeville. All fans are invited to attend the celebration of one of the most successful seasons in almost a decade. The team continues to advance in the Women’s Basketball Invitational Tournament while also reaching milestones with the most overall wins since 2010-11 (22), the most conference wins since 2012-13 (12), and the program’s first national postseason win since 2006.
  • Tech overwhelms Akron, moves on to WBI quarterfinal date with Campbell
    March 21, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – After a slow first quarter, Tennessee Tech found its groove on both ends of the floor and overpowered Akron in its first-round matchup of the Women’s Basketball Invitational Thursday night, using strong bench play and a dominant rebounding advantage to secure a 73-59 victory, and a berth in the tournament quarterfinals. While playing in its first national postseason tournament since the 2011-12 season, the victory was Tech’s first in such setting since it took down Belmont in the 2006 Women’s National Invitation Tournament. With the win, Tech advances to play Campbell in its on Monday, March 25. That game will tip at 6 p.m. CT from CU’s Gilbert Craig Gore Arena in Buies Creek N.C.
  • Tech women’s hoops hosts Akron in WBI, eyeing first national postseason victory since 2006
    March 20, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Now that they’re in, it’s time to get down to business Tennessee Tech’s Thursday night matchup with Akron in the Women’s Basketball Invitational, which will tip at 6:00 p.m. CT inside the friendly confines of the Eblen Center, represents an opportunity to record the program’s first win in a national postseason tournament since 2006. That occurrence came against Belmont, which was not yet a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, on March 15, 2006 in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. Tech prevailed in a thriller, 56-55.
  • Season-ticket holder seats to be held until 3:00 pm Thursday, TTU students to receive free admission to WBI contest
    March 19, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team is postseason bound after claiming a bid to the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI) Monday evening, playing host to Akron Thursday evening in a 6:00 p.m. CT tilt in the Hooper Eblen Center.
  • They’re In! Golden Eagles accept WBI bid, host Akron in first-round clash
    March 18, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – After more than a week of anticipation, Tennessee Tech women’s basketball has received the call that its season will continue, as it will compete as one of 16 teams in the Women’s Basketball Invitational, taking on Akron in the opening round on Thursday night, March 21.
  • Shot Swatter Supreme: Wilkinson anchors Tech defense with elite shot-blocking ability
    March 15, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Anacia Wilkinson is long. At 6-feet, 2-inches, with a wingspan that rivals almost any post player in the country, the Houston native was blessed with a body crafted for blocking shots, and terrorizing opposing players trying to attack the basket. “I was the tallest in my middle school, and I had this same body structure and everything,” said Wilkinson of her early years.
  • Golden Eagles stay hungry with postseason bid still in view
    March 12, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It’s not over. That is the way the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team is treating its incredible 2018-19 campaign, hitting the hardwood as relentlessly as ever in preparation for a potential postseason bid.
  • Tech falls to Belmont in OVC Tournament semifinal
    March 08, 2019
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Despite holding Belmont to 62 points, which equaled its second-lowest total of the season, the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team simply could not get enough shots to fall in their Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinal game on Friday afternoon, as the fourth-seeded Golden Eagles fell to the No. 1 Bruins, 62-48, at the Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. Tech moves to 21-10 for the year, and will now await a potential bid for a national postseason tournament. The 21 wins are the second-most in school history since the 2005-06 season, making Kim Rosamond just the second Tech coach to record a 20-win campaign since the Bill Worrell era.
  • Bench scoring propels Tech past Austin Peay, into semifinal clash with Belmont on Friday
    March 07, 2019
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The scoring depth on the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team has been one of its major strengths all season, and it came to the forefront again Thursday afternoon in TTU’s 68-57 victory over Austin Peay in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at The Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. The victory moves Tech’s record to 21-9 on the season, and is the program’s first in the OVC Tournament since March 8, 2013. “I thought the difference in the game was our defense and our bench play,” said head coach Kim Rosamond. “I just can’t say enough about our bench – especially Kesha (Brady) and Mackenzie (Coleman). I thought they played tremendous.”
  • Tech invades Evansville for OVC Tournament, set for first-round matchup with Austin Peay
    March 06, 2019
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – By this point, the story of Tennessee Tech women’s basketball’s renaissance season is well documented. The Golden Eagles have been markedly better in virtually every aspect of the game this year, from nearly a 10-point-per-game increase in scoring offense, to a reduction of almost 20 percent in turnovers committed. On Thursday afternoon, Tech will get yet another chance to measure its growth from a season ago when it enters Ohio Valley Conference Tournament play against Austin Peay at 1 p.m. CT. The No. 4 seed Golden Eagles and fifth-seeded Governors will battle in the first game of the day at The Ford Center in Evansville, Ind., which can be viewed on ESPN+ and heard on 106.1 The Eagle.
  • Rosamond named OVC Coach of the Year, Brock nets First Team All-OVC honors
    March 05, 2019
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The 2018-19 season has been one of resurgence for Tennessee Tech women’s basketball, and on Tuesday afternoon, the Ohio Valley Conference underscored that fact, handing out a pair of postseason honors to members of the Golden Eagle program. Kim Rosamond was selected as the league’s Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year, while guard Jordan Brock earned First Team All-OVC. Rosamond becomes TTU’s first Coach of the Year since Sytia Messer was recognized for leading Tech to a regular-season conference title in 2010-11.
  • Tech women earn 20th win, topple EIU in regular-season finale
    March 02, 2019
    CHARLESTON, Ill. – The members of the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team stood inside their locker room, water bottles at the ready. After all, they had waited for this moment for a long time. No, the Tech women didn’t win the Ohio Valley Conference regular-season championship, but for what the program had gone through in recent years, it might have felt the same.
  • Golden Eagle women look to secure tourney seeding Saturday at EIU
    March 01, 2019
    CHARLESTON, Ill. – No matter what happens on Saturday, the Tennessee Tech women's basketball team will be in Evansville for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. That much is certain. But as the Golden Eagles travel to Eastern Illinois, the only uncertain thing is whether Tech will be the No. 3, 4 or 5 seed in the postseason tournament next week. All three remain in the realm of possibility, but objective No. 1 for the Golden Eagles is to earn the victory over the host Panthers. So, what could happen? The Golden Eagles will be playing in the second day of the tournament on Thursday, regardless of the result as the 4-5 and 3-6 matchups will play on Thursday at the Ford Center.
  • SIUE tops Tech women, 63-61
    February 28, 2019
    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE needed a win to keep its Ohio Valley Conference tournament hopes alive and the Cougars played like it. Tennessee Tech had a tough fourth quarter as the homestanding Cougars rallied from a 16-point deficit in the third quarter and held on to beat the Golden Eagles 63-61 on Thursday night at the Vadalabene Center. With the loss, Tech drops to 19-9, 11-6 in the OVC, while SIUE improves to 13-15, 8-9 in league play.
  • Tech women open final week of OVC regular-season play at SIUE
    February 26, 2019
    EDWARDVILLE, Ill. – It’s the final week of Ohio Valley Conference regular-season action, and despite already having a spot locked up for next week’s conference tournament in Evansville, Ind., there’s still plenty for the Tennessee Tech women to play for. The Golden Eagles (19-8, 11-5 OVC) will head first to SIUE on Thursday night. The Cougars enter the game with a 12-15 record, 7-9 in league play. SIUE has split its last four games and lost seven of its last 10. The Cougars defeated Tennessee State 66-55 and fell to Belmont 87-54 in road action last weekend. On the other side of the coin, Tech is 5-5 in its last 10 games, following a nine-game winning streak that included the Golden Eagles’ home contest against the Cougars back on January 10. Tech knocked off Eastern Kentucky 77-57 on Thursday, then fell 73-70 to Morehead State on Saturday to complete last week’s slate.
  • Tech women make big comeback, fall in close contest to Morehead State
    February 24, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – If all anyone saw of the Tennessee Tech women’s basketball game against Morehead State was the first quarter, one might have thought the Golden Eagles had been run out of the gym Saturday night. But despite the 23-7 deficit through the first quarter, the Tech women kept fighting, kept clawing their way back and found themselves in position to win the contest, but ultimately fell short, dropping a 73-70 decision to Morehead State.
  • Tech women hope to erase road loss memories as they host Morehead State Saturday
    February 22, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – By the time Tennessee Tech hosts the Morehead State women on Saturday night, it will be a month since the two teams squared off, but the Golden Eagles hope to make that earlier game a memory of the distant past. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. from the Hooper Eblen Center. Dylan Vazzano and Rob Schabert will provide the call on ESPN+ (subscription required), while Roger Ealey will deliver the action on 106.1 The Eagle. Saturday’s game is Senior Night with the Golden Eagle seniors honored during the evening.
  • Balanced effort, third-quarter surge leads Tech women to win over Eastern Kentucky
    February 22, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – When you can put together a multi-faceted effort like the Tennessee Tech women did on Thursday night against Eastern Kentucky, it definitely makes a team tough to beat. The visiting Colonels found out the hard way, falling to 0-15 in the Ohio Valley Conference as the Golden Eagles surged to a 77-57 victory. With the win, Tech is in sole possession of second place in the conference standings with three games remaining in the regular season.
  • Tech women’s basketball looks to get back on track, hosts Eastern Kentucky Thursday night
    February 20, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Every season has bumps in the road. The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team experienced one of those bumps Saturday night against Belmont, and must now pick themselves up and initiate a positive response against Eastern Kentucky. The Golden Eagles will be looking for their third sweep of an Ohio Valley Conference opponent this season when they square off with the Colonels at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Eblen Center.
  • Tech falls in rematch with Belmont for second home loss
    February 16, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Despite a solid first quarter, Tennessee Tech women’s basketball was unable to keep up with Belmont’s red-hot offense Saturday night, as the Golden Eagles took their fourth Ohio Valley Conference loss, and fell inside the Eblen Center for the second time this year. With the loss, Tech (18-7, 10-4 OVC) settles for a split in its two matchups with Belmont (20-5, 13-1 OVC) this season, and moves into a three-way tie for second place with Morehead State and UT Martin.
  • Tech welcomes vengeful Belmont in showdown of OVC’s top two teams
    February 15, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It’s been almost exactly four years since an Ohio Valley Conference team had an opportunity to record a regular-season sweep of Belmont women’s basketball, but on Saturday night in the Hooper Eblen Center, Tennessee Tech will get its chance when the Golden Eagles and Bruins tip it up at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tech puts away scrappy Jacksonville State late, records 10th OVC victory
    February 14, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Good teams have to be able to win games in different ways, and on Thursday night, Tennessee Tech women’s basketball showed that capability, using tough defense, poise under pressure, and plenty of grit to come away with a 62-59 victory over Jacksonville State in the Eblen Center. “Not the prettiest – definitely not the best that we’ve played all year, but a really big win,” said head coach Kim Rosamond. “To look and see 18 overall wins and 10 conference wins is really, really big.” Tech improves to 18-6 on the year, and 10-3 in the Ohio Valley Conference, which gives Rosamond’s club sole possession of second place by way of Morehead State’s loss to Austin Peay.
  • Tech opens pivotal four-game homestand Thursday night against Jacksonville State
    February 13, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women’s basketball team regained its early-season moxie in Saturday’s thrilling road win over Ohio Valley Conference power UT Martin, and will now welcome four consecutive league opponents to the Eblen Center over the next two weeks, starting with Jacksonville State on Thursday night at 5:30 p.m.
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