COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Five individuals whose impact on Tennessee Tech Athletics will never be forgotten will be honored for their contributions to the University, their respective teams, and the community, as the 48th class for induction into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame has been selected.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – A total of 115 Tennessee Tech student-athletes were recognized for their prowess in the classroom Tuesday, as the Ohio Valley Conference released its Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2021-22 academic year.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference announced that 283 student-athletes have earned the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the 2021-22 academic year. This year, Tennessee Tech student-athletes claimed 23 of the 283 awards.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Save the dates! The Pepsi Golden Eagle Scramble presented by Michelob Ultra will be back yet again for 2023, with Tennessee Tech Athletics announcing the dates for the popular fundraising event.
The event will span three days from Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Thirteen student-athletes have been chosen as the outstanding representative of their teams at Tennessee Tech University and are the winners of the 29th annual President's Awards, presented by the TTU Athletics Department. A whopping 12 of the 13 are first-time winners while one is the winner for the second time in their career.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – All 14 of Tennessee Tech's athletic teams have once again comfortably exceeded the national APR standards set by the NCAA for the 12th consecutive year. The APR standard is a benchmark to determine how an athletics program is meeting the mission of educating its student-athletes.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Another semester in the books translated into yet another highly successful showing in the classroom for Tennessee Tech student-athletes, as the 14 Golden Eagle programs combined to post their 27th straight semester with a GPA over 3.0.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The biggest role of a collegiate sports information office is to chronicle the events of the institution’s athletics department, telling to stories of its programs, coaches and student-athletes and record the history of what its products have done.
Over the years, there have been a lot of stories to tell and certainly many more to come.
The Tennessee Sports Writers Association announced its annual writing awards on Friday with Tennessee Tech coming away with awards in both categories in the Sports Information division.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – As part of a year-long celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, the Ohio Valley Conference celebrated pioneers from member institutions during its annual Spring Meetings Wednesday, sponsoring a Title IX Luncheon that honored 13 pioneers from its current and future members institutions. The honorees, picked by each school, included:
HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – Frank Omiyale leaves such an impact on everyone who meets him. Granted, in his days as an offensive lineman for Tennessee Tech and in the National Football League for the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears and Seattle Seahawks, that’s what he was trained to do.
Walking into T.W. Hunter Middle School on Friday morning and listening to the glowing words of appreciation and what he means to the student body and faculty at the school, you could tell they were excited to have the opportunity to show their gratitude for one of their own.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Registration for the 2022 Pepsi Bobby Nichols Golden Eagle Scramble presented by Michelob Ultra has been open for over a month and the response has been fantastic, with 70 percent of the field already booked for the three-day event on Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12. To register, please visit or call the Athletics Ticket Office in the Eblen Center at (931) 372-3940 or 3941, or by visiting TTUsports.com
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – As Tennessee Tech’s spring commencement exercises conclude on Friday, fifty student-athletes will receive their bachelor’s or advanced degrees during the ceremony at the Hooper Eblen Center.
The student-athletes and support staff receiving their degrees include:
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – For the first time in three years, Tennessee Tech's Hooper Eblen Center served as the host site of the Athletics Department's annual Golden Wings Awards Thursday evening, celebrating the achievements of Golden Eagle student-athletes and coaches from the past complete seasons.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – When Anna Cooper was a student-athlete and nutrition major at Tennessee Tech, a cause near and dear to her heart was making sure the children of the Upper Cumberland area didn't go hungry.
Essential to that mission is the Anna Cooper's Backpack Buddies initiative, named after the former Golden Eagle track and field and cross country student-athlete who helped initiate the program during the 2016-17 year and was a vital part of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee's outreach efforts.
She passed away after a battle with cancer in June 2019 and the program was rededicated in her honor.
On Tuesday, over 250 bags of nutritious snack options were created by SAAC members and will be distributed to children and their families.
"This is such an important time for this program as there have been so many families in this area that have been affected by the events of the last seven months," said Mandy Thatcher, Tech assistant athletics director for compliance and SAAC advisor. "To serve those in need in the community and continue Anna's quest are tasks all of our student-athletes take pride in."
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech Director of Athletics Mark Wilson announced that the Golden Eagle Athletics Department will be adding the sport of beach volleyball with competition for the purple and gold set to begin in the spring of 2023. Beach volleyball will become the 15th intercollegiate sports team at Tennessee Tech.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Registration for the 2022 Pepsi Bobby Nichols Golden Eagle Scramble presented by Michelob Ultra has officially opened, enabling golfers to make reservations for Tennessee Tech's golf fundraiser.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Tech Athletics is excited to announce that former student-athletes can now buy an alumni letterwinners jacket.
Sizes range from XS to 8XL. Jackets are $200 each, including shipping.
You must be a former student-athlete at Tennessee Tech to be eligible to purchase. Your status will be confirmed prior to order fulfillment.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Lindenwood University has accepted an invitation to join the Ohio Valley Conference. Lindenwood, which sponsors 18 of the OVC’s championship sports, will become official members on July 1, 2022.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The University of Southern Indiana (USI) has accepted an invitation to join the Ohio Valley Conference. USI, which sponsors 16 of the OVC’s 19 championship sports, will become official members on July 1, 2022.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Another challenging semester for the student-athletes of Tennessee Tech ended with an impressive showing in the classroom. After posting a 3.248 GPA collectively, the Golden Eagles produced a strong showing on the Tech Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the Fall 2021 semester.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech's student-athletes delivered yet another highly successful performance in the classroom during the Fall 2021 semester, producing Golden Eagle Athletics' fifth-straight semester with a collective GPA of at least 3.20.
COOKEVILLE -- Tennessee Tech's student radio station WTTU 88.5 FM -- "The Nest" -- will begin broadcasting Golden Eagle women's and men's basketball games beginning on January 20th.
The games will feature play-by-play and analyst commentary from some of the station's student broadcasters.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has accepted an invitation to join the Ohio Valley Conference. Little Rock, which sponsors 13 of the OVC’s 19 championship sports, and will become official members on July 1, 2022.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech student-athletes posted impressive scores in the latest Graduation Success Rate (GSR) and Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) reports, released Wednesday afternoon by the NCAA. Tech has not only maintained a high level of success in the school's graduation rates overall, but the student-athlete graduation rates also continue to rank higher than those for the general TTU student body.
Tennessee Tech Football has a huge impact on Cookeville, the Upper Cumberland, and the entire Golden Eagle Community.
Each year, Tennessee Tech highlights a cause on this international day of giving. For 24 hours on Nov. 30, the entire Golden Eagle community will be asked to make a gift to Tech's Football Operations Center.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Fans interested in attending the Tennessee Tech basketball games at the University of Tennessee can order tickets now through the TTU Ticket Office.
Supplies are limited for seating in the TTU visiting section at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tickets are $25 each with a $5 processing fee on all orders.