Category: Athletics

Skyhawk golf claims second OVC championship

Exactly five years to the day that the University of Tennessee at Martin earned its first-ever Ohio Valley Conference golf championship, the stars aligned for another title as the Skyhawks claimed both the team and individual hardware at the 2021 OVC Championships.

Ridder named 12th head coach in men’s basketball history

Athletic director Kurt McGuffin has announced the hiring of Ryan Ridder as the University of Tennessee at Martin head men’s basketball coach.

Eighth UT Martin cohort to work Super Bowl

Thirteen University of Tennessee at Martin students, along with Dr. Dexter Davis, associate professor of sport business, will experience the largest single day sporting event in the United States firsthand as they assist NFL staff Feb. 7 at Super Bowl LV.

UT Martin Mourns Passing of Head Men’s Basketball Coach Anthony Stewart

The University of Tennessee at Martin is saddened to announce the passing of Anthony Stewart, who was slated to begin his fifth season as the Skyhawks’ head men’s basketball coach later this month. He was 50 years old.

Skyhawk athletic director McGuffin receives four-year contract extension

Athletic Director Kurt McGuffin has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him at the University of Tennessee at Martin through June 30, 2025.

OVC postpones fall sports competitions and championships

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.

Skyhawk athletics boasts highest GPA in school history

A total of 285 University of Tennessee at Martin student-athletes earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll during the Spring 2020 semester, leading to a departmental 3.26 Grade Point Average, which stands as the best academic semester in school history.

UT Martin celebrates 25 years of Skyhawk logo

The University of Tennessee at Martin celebrated 25 years of being the Skyhawks on April 25, after the Skyhawk logo and caricature were originally introduced to UT Martin on this date in 1995.

52nd Annual Spring College Rodeo canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

The 52nd installment of the University of Tennessee at Martin Spring College Rodeo has been cancelled, the Skyhawk Athletic Department announced March 17.

UT Martin cancels athletics activities for remainder of 2019-20 season

The University of Tennessee at Martin Department of Athletics will no longer play NCAA-sanctioned sports for the duration of the 2019-20 academic year.



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