• Tech SAAC helps Anna Cooper's Backpack Buddies project
    October 15, 2020
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – In this present climate with the region recovering from the effects of natural disasters and pandemics, part of the mission for Tennessee Tech’s student-athletes is to give back to their community. 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 has been a vital part of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee’s outreach efforts.
  • Wings Up Weekly: Episode 020 - featuring Tech head cross country and track & field coach Peter Dalton
    September 10, 2020
    Tennessee Tech head cross country and track & field coach Peter Dalton joins Dylan Vazzano on the 20th episode of our Wings Up Weekly podcast.
  • Tech Athletics launches newly redesigned TTUSports.com
    September 10, 2020
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Tech Athletics has officially launched the newly redesigned TTUSports.com, providing Golden Eagle fans the same access to information, stories, stats and more they had before with a fresh, more modern look.
  • OVC postpones fall sport competitions and championships
    August 14, 2020
    The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents has announced fall competition and championships in the sports of football, men’s and women’s cross country, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball will be postponed due to the concerns and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • OVC announces changes to fall schedules of Olympic sports
    July 22, 2020
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents has reiterated its intention for the Conference to commence competition this fall if the facts surrounding the pandemic support it. The Board agreed to postpone the start of competition in fall Olympic sports until September 17 and to conduct conference-only competition in women’s soccer and volleyball. This decision does not include football at this time due to existing contractual matters.
  • Dalton announces 2020 track and field signing class
    May 08, 2020
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech track and field announces the signing of 16 student-athletes to the Golden Eagles 2020-21 signing class on Wednesday, announced by head coach Peter Dalton. The latest group of Golden Eagles hail from seven states - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, and Tennessee - with an international addition from Slovenia.
  • GOLDEN EAGLE FLASHBACK: Tech outdoor track dominates to win 2018 OVC meet
    March 31, 2020
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – It was a warm May weekend in Cookeville, but it wasn’t just the temperatures heating up the Tucker Stadium track as the Tennessee Tech women’s track and field team was burning rubber, dominating the competition as it earned the 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship. The Golden Eagles finished with 151 points – well out of reach of second-place Murray State at 101 – and earned Wayne Angel his second OVC Track and Field Coach of the Year honor to go along with the Indoor award he received after Tech won the indoor championship just three months earlier.
  • OVC to cancel athletic competitions through end of academic year
    March 16, 2020
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents have announced effective immediately the cancelation of all intercollegiate competitions, including OVC Championships, through the end of the 2019-20 academic year due to the COVID-19 public health threat.
  • OVC to Suspend Athletic Activities Until Further Notice
    March 12, 2020
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents have announced that effective immediately OVC member institutions will suspend athletic-related activities including all competition, and formal practices until further notice due to the COVID-19 public health threat.
  • Wickham honored as Tech Athletics' Unsung Leader for February
    March 10, 2020
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Every team and program needs veteran leadership that other student-athletes can look up to for inspiration.
  • Wickham breaks OVC record, four others set PRs at Indoor Championships
    February 27, 2020
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala, - Senior Lisa Wickham's record-breaking 60m and four PRs highlighted Tennessee Tech track and field’s second day at the OVC Indoor Championships in Birmingham.
  • Golden Eagles produce strong start at the OVC Indoor Championships
    February 26, 2020
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech track and field team came out strong on the opening day of the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships in Birmingham.
  • Golden Eagles ready for OVC Indoor Championships
    February 25, 2020
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After a week away from competition, the Tennessee Tech track and field team heads to Birmingham, Ala. for the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships.
  • Wickham Claims Third OVC Indoor Weekly Honor
    February 19, 2020
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Senior Lisa Wickham claims her third OVC Female Track Athlete of the Week honor as she was named Co-Female Track Athlete of the Week following another record-breaking performance at the Samford Bulldog Invitational this past weekend.
  • Tech closes out indoor regular season with impressive showing at Bulldog Invitational
    February 15, 2020
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A pair of individual titles and four PRs highlighted an impressive showing for Tech track and field on Saturday at the Bulldog Invitational to close out the indoor regular season.
  • Golden Eagles close out indoor regular season at Bulldog Invitational Saturday
    February 14, 2020
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech track and field team returns to action on Saturday for its final regular season meet of the indoor season as the program heads to Birmingham, Ala. for the Bulldog Invitational, hosted by Samford University.
  • Wickham, Vance named OVC Athletes of the Week
    February 05, 2020
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Following a pair of school-record breaking performances, senior Lisa Wickham and freshman Lyn’Nikka Vance were named Ohio Valley Conference Athletes of the Week, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
  • Four Tech wins highlight impressive showing at Buccaneer Invite
    February 01, 2020
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Four Golden Eagles claimed individual crowns and several other individuals showed out with strong performances this weekend at the Buccaneer Invite at East Tennessee State’s ETSU/MSHA Mini-Dome.
  • Golden Eagles continue indoor season at Buccaneer Invite
    January 30, 2020
    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The Golden Eagles will head east for their second outing of the season as they compete in the Buccaneer Invite hosted by East Tennessee State University on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.
  • Evans joins Tech Track and Field/Cross Country coaching staff
    January 17, 2020
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech head cross country and track & field head coach Peter Dalton announced the hiring of Accaiya Evans as an assistant coach for the Golden Eagles.
  • Wickham named OVC Track Athlete of the Week
    January 15, 2020
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Senior sprinter Lisa Wickham has been named Ohio Valley Conference Female Track Athlete of the Week following her record-breaking performance at the Blazer Invitational, announced by the conference office on Wednesday.
  • Wickham breaks school record and Golden Eagles claim a pair of PRs at Blazer Invitational
    January 10, 2020
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Senior Lisa Wickham and Freshman Lyn’Nikka Vance highlighted the Golden Eagles season-opener at the Blazer Invitational at the Birmingham Crossplex on Friday, hosted by the University of Alabama Birmingham.
  • Golden Eagles open season at the Blazer Invitational
    January 09, 2020
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Tennessee Tech track and field program opens its 2019-20 indoor season on Friday, Jan. 10 as they head to Birmingham for the Blazer Invitational hosted by the University of Alabama Birmingham at the Birmingham Crossplex. The event will begin at 9 a.m. with the throwing events, followed by the track events at 10:45 a.m. and run throughout the day.
  • Dalton adds final piece to inaugural coaching staff in assistant coach Kimour Bruce
    September 23, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Tech track & field/cross country head coach Peter Dalton added the finishing touches to his coaching staff on Monday with the addition of Kimour Bruce.
  • Dalton announces addition of former Golden Eagle head coach Tony Cox as volunteer assistant coach
    August 26, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Following five-years away from the program, Tennessee Tech head coach Peter Dalton announced the addition of former Golden Eagle head coach Tony Cox as a volunteer assistant coach for the track and field and cross country programs.
  • Tech hires Peter Dalton to lead cross country/track and field teams
    August 09, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Peter Dalton has seen what the Ohio Valley Conference can offer when it comes to cross country and track and field. With five years under his belt at UT Martin, he helped bring the Skyhawk programs to new heights. Now Dalton gets the chance to build upon the efforts started by Wayne Angel and his staff as he was announced Friday as Tennessee Tech’s newest head coach in cross country and track and field. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank [Tech Director of Athletics] Mark Wilson and [Tennessee Tech] President [Dr. Phil] Oldham for this opportunity,” Dalton said. “During my time on campus, it became apparent that the staff was wholeheartedly committed to the student-athletes in every way. I look forward to working with the coaching staff and talented student-athletes, so that we can ensure the athletes graduate with a bright future and a championship-winning experience.”
  • Former Tech student-athlete Anna Cooper passes away after cancer fight
    June 17, 2019
    COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Former Tennessee Tech cross country and track and field student-athlete Anna Cooper passed away on Monday following her battle against a rare form of cancer. She was 23. Cooper graduated from Tech in May 2018, wrapping up a four-year career on the Golden Eagles’ cross country and track and field teams. She was a member of Tech’s first Ohio Valley Conference women’s indoor and outdoor track and field championship teams. Cooper also set a personal-best time in the 800-meter run in the OVC Outdoor Championships in Tucker Stadium in 2018.
  • Roberts 19th in high jump, Sanga succumbs to exhaustion at NCAA East Preliminary
    May 23, 2019
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Khemani Roberts and Purity Sanga exerted tremendous effort among the nation’s elite at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminary on Thursday, but unfortunately saw their 2019 outdoor seasons come to an end at the University of North Florida’s Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville. “Very proud of these young ladies,” said Tech head coach Wayne Angel. “It was a very long season, and they accomplished what most (Ohio Valley Conference) athletes can only dream of. They certainly are a part of Tennessee Tech legend and lore.” With the best collegiate athletes from the eastern half of the United States in attendance, the margin for error becomes incredibly slim.
  • Roberts, Sanga to showcase abilities at NCAA Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminary
    May 22, 2019
    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.
  • Golden Eagles persevere for sixth-place finish at OVC Outdoor Championships
    May 11, 2019
    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.
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