Sports Roundup: February 2019

Sophomore forward Makenzie Coleman tips off against Eastern Kentucky University on Feb. 21. 
Photo by Harrison Taylor. 


The Golden Eagles kicked off the season with a series sweep of Western Illinois University. Tech won 8-3 and 7-4. Pitcher Caleb Morgan took home the season’s first Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week.

Men’s Basketball

Tech’s men’s basketball fell to Belmont University 93-65 and to Eastern Kentucky University 67-66.

Tech’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams receive national academic honor from USTFCCCA.

Men’s Golf

Tech’s men’s golf team finished 13that The Invitational at Savannah Harbor.

Men’s Tennis

Tech’s men’s tennis lost twice to No. 1 Wake Forest University. They then won against Stetson University before losing to Florida Atlantic University and DePaul University. Wenceslao Albin named OVC Male Tennis Athlete of the Week with two singles wins and a doubles win.

Women’s Basketball

Tech women’s basketball fell in rematch with Belmont by a score of 99-67. They then won against Eastern Kentucky by a score of 77-57.


Tech softball fell against Indiana State University 6-5 and to Toledo 7-4 at the Chattanooga Challenge. The Furman Invitational on Feb. 22-23 has been cancelled.

Track & Field

Purity Sanga wins OVC track athlete of the year and notches cross country and indoor sweep. After the first day of the championship, the Golden Eagles hold first and a 10-point lead.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles defeated Eastern Kentucky Colonels 77-57 Feb. 21. 
Photo by Jamie Sauve.