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March 26, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2015) – Coming off a rough six-game road swing, the ETSU baseball team returns home to host UNCG in a three-game Southern Conference series beginning Friday night at Thomas Stadium.
March 25, 2015
BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 25, 2015) – Virginia Tech scored four runs in the first three innings and its pitching staff held ETSU scoreless for the final six frames en route to defeating the Bucs, 8-3, on Wednesday night at English Field.
March 24, 2015
RADFORD, Va. (March 24, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team suffered its second consecutive walk-off loss as Brad Keen’s two-out, three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted Radford to a 7-4 victory Tuesday night at the RU Baseball Stadium.
March 23, 2015
RADFORD and BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 23, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its six-game road swing with a pair of midweek games in Virginia starting Tuesday night at Radford. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at the RU Baseball Stadium.
March 21, 2015
MACON, Ga. (March 21, 2015) – The Mercer trip has given ETSU problems in the past and the theme continued this weekend.
March 20, 2015
MACON, Ga. (March 20, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team wasted a dominating pitching performance by senior right-hander Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) as Mercer plated unearned runs in the fourth and fifth innings en route to winning the series opener, 2-0, on Friday night at Claude Smith Field.
March 19, 2015
MACON, Ga. (March 18, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team looks to continue its winning ways as the Bucs open Southern Conference play this weekend at Mercer. ETSU heads to Macon on a four-game win streak and opens the three-game series Friday night at Claude Smith Field.
March 17, 2015
MOREHEAD, Ky. (March 17, 2015) – Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) and Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) both belted three-run home runs, while Andrew Lasure (Stanford, Ky.) put ETSU ahead for good with a two-run single in the ninth inning, as ETSU rallied from a seven-run deficit to defeat Morehead State, 17-14, on Tuesday at Allen Field.
March 17, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2015) – Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) won two of the first three Southern Conference Player of the Week honors this season, and on Tuesday the Buccaneer infield added another accolade to his resume, as he was named the league’s Player of the Month for February.
March 16, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2015) – Coming off a weekend sweep over Miami University, the ETSU baseball team now embarks on a six-game road swing beginning Tuesday afternoon at Morehead State. First pitch is set for 3 p.m. at Allen Field.
March 16, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 16, 2015) – ETSU junior first baseman Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) helped guide the Buccaneers to three wins in four games last week and was named Southern Conference Player of the Week, announced the league office on Monday.
March 15, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2015) – Zach Thompson (Johnson City, Tenn.) started it and Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) finished it.
March 14, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 14, 2015) – Despite being out-hit for the second straight game, ETSU junior first baseman Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) delivered the biggest one of the afternoon for the Buccaneers.
March 13, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2015) – Senior Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, while junior Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) drove in four runs – including a two-run home run in the third – as ETSU snapped its five-game losing streak with a 7-5 series-opening win over Miami on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.
March 12, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team opens a three-game non-conference home series with Miami University, beginning Friday night at Thomas Stadium.
March 10, 2015
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 10, 2015) – Despite holding a one-run lead in the sixth, the ETSU baseball team couldn’t hold on as Tennessee plated two runs in the bottom of the inning and tacked on two insurance runs in the eighth to rally past Buccaneers, 5-2, on Tuesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
March 09, 2015
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 9, 2015) – Coming off a three-game sweep by West Virginia, the ETSU baseball team looks to bounce back into the win column Tuesday night when the Bucs travel to Knoxville for a midweek game at Tennessee. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
March 08, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2015) – Shaun Wood and KC Huth both belted two-run home runs and Chad Donato tossed seven innings of one-run ball as West Virginia capped off the series sweep with a 13-4 win over ETSU on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.
March 07, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 7, 2015) – West Virginia scored runs in each of the first six innings and red-shirt junior left-hander Ross Vance tossed five scoreless frames as the Mountaineers cruised to an 18-2 series-clinching win over ETSU on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.
March 06, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 6, 2015) – ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole was looking for a hero, but unfortunately, West Virginia’s Kyle Davis stole the role as his lead-off home run in the top of the 10th inning lifted the Mountaineers to a 7-6 series-opening win over the Buccaneers on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.
March 05, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2015) – After picking up wins against the ACC and BIG EAST the last two weekends, the ETSU baseball team looks to add to the list this weekend as the Bucs host Big 12 contender West Virginia in a three-game set at Thomas Stadium.
March 04, 2015
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2015) – For the second time in as many weeks, the ETSU baseball team fell to UNC Asheville as the Bulldogs scored five runs in the first two innings and defeated the Bucs, 8-6, on Wednesday afternoon at Greenwood Field.
March 03, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2015) – Freshman right-hander Ryan Simpler (Lewes, Del.) tossed five scoreless innings in his first collegiate start and the Buccaneers scored six runs in the first two frames as head coach Tony Skole earned his 400th win at ETSU following a 9-1 victory over Radford.
March 02, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2015) – Coming off its third straight winning weekend, the ETSU baseball team now turns midweek play as the Bucs host Radford Tuesday afternoon, while heading to Asheville on Wednesday.
March 02, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 2, 2015) – For the second time this season, ETSU junior infielder Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named Southern Conference Player of the Week as the league office released its weekly awards on Monday.
March 01, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2015) – Freshman Kain Hewitt (Gainesville, Ga.) tossed five scoreless innings out the bullpen and junior Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) belted a three-run home run in the seventh, which ignited ETSU’s late rally as the Buccaneers scored 12 unanswered runs en route to claiming the series with a 12-6 win over Butler on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.
February 28, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2015) – ETSU senior Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) loves pitching in front of the home crowd and it definitely showed on Saturday.
February 27, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team returns home to open a three-game series with BIG EAST foe Butler beginning Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium. First pitch of Saturday’s doubleheader is set for 1:05 p.m., while Sunday’s finale is also slated for 1:05 p.m.
February 25, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) – After helping guide ETSU to a pair of wins at last weekend’s Upstate Classic, Buccaneer sophomore third baseman Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) was named General Shale Student-Athlete of the Week, which was released by Southern Conference on Wednesday.
February 25, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2015) – The schedule to this weekend’s ETSU-Butler baseball series has been altered due to the snowfall that hit the Tri-Cities region overnight on Monday, announced head coach Tony Skole on Wednesday.
February 22, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 22, 2015) – The Bucs got a strong dose of starting pitching and timely hitting as ETSU swept a doubleheader by picking up wins over Pittsburgh and USC Upstate on Sunday afternoon at the Upstate Classic.
February 21, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 21, 2015) – Senior right-hander Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts, but his performance was overshadowed as Joe Tietjen’s fielder’s choice RBI in the bottom of the eighth inning snapped a tie game and lifted UNC Asheville to a 3-2 win over the Buccaneers on Saturday evening at Harley Park in Spartanburg, S.C.
February 20, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 20, 2015) – Coming off a pair of wins over Eastern Kentucky in last weekend’s season opener, the ETSU baseball hits the road for the first time as the Bucs head to Spartanburg for the Upstate Classic.
February 19, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 19, 2015) – The schedule for this weekend’s Upstate Classic has been altered due to weather conditions in Spartanburg, S.C.
February 16, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2015) – Following his three home run performance in the shortened series sweep over Eastern Kentucky this past weekend, ETSU junior second baseman Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) received Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and Southern Conference Player of the Week honors, which was released on Monday.
February 14, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2015) – The frigid temperatures couldn’t slow down the ETSU baseball team this weekend at Thomas Stadium.
February 13, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2015)Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) both belted two-run home runs and Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) recorded a quality start as the ETSU baseball team posted a 7-3 Opening Day win over Eastern Kentucky on Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.
February 12, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2015) – After weeks of practice and scrimmages, the ETSU baseball team is set to open the 2015 season as the Bucs host Eastern Kentucky in a three-game non-conference series this weekend at Thomas Stadium.
February 10, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 10, 2015) – Senior Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) and junior Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) were named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-Southern Conference Team, which was released on Tuesday.
February 05, 2015
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 5, 2015) – ETSU sophomore Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) received Southern Conference honors, while the Buccaneers were picked to finish fourth as the league office released its baseball preseason accolades on Thursday.
January 27, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2015) – Prior to gearing up for next month’s season opener, the ETSU baseball team spent time visiting second graders at Lake Ridge Elementary on Friday, Jan. 16.
January 21, 2015
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2015) – ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole announced the hiring of Daniel Bowman to the Buccaneer coaching staff on Wednesday.
January 17, 2015
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January 15, 2015
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Jan. 15, 2015) – ETSU senior right-handed pitcher Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) was named one of the “Top 100 Seniors” by Perfect Game, which was released on Tuesday.
December 16, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 16, 2014) – East Tennessee State University head baseball coach Tony Skole and his staff released information regarding the 2015 Buccaneer Winter Hitting Camp on Tuesday.
December 08, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2014) – Preparations for the ETSU baseball season are underway as head coach Tony Skole released the Bucs’ 2015 schedule on Monday.
December 02, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2014) – A long-running ETSU Athletics tradition helped spread holiday cheer to local children Tuesday evening. As part of the 14th annual “A Buccaneer Christmas," around 70 children were treated to a special night full of activities.
November 20, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2014) – ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole and his staff announced Thursday the Bucs have signed four student-athletes during the early signing period.
October 23, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2014) – The Buccaneer Sports Network is ready once again for another exciting year of broadcasting ETSU athletics in 2014-15, announced Thursday its scheduled broadcasts for the upcoming season.
September 11, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2014) – The 2014-15 ETSU baseball season got underway last Friday as the Bucs opened their fall campaign at Thomas Stadium.
September 10, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2014) – Members of the ETSU baseball team spent time giving back to the community as the Bucs visited Mountain View Elementary on Wednesday morning.
August 21, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 21, 2014) – As a new freshman class moved into the dorms on Thursday, ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole and his staff welcomed 20 newcomers to campus as well.
June 30, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 1, 2014) – The Buccaneers are back home. After spending the past nine seasons as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially rejoined the Southern Conference at the stroke of midnight on Monday evening.
BB ETSU 17 Morehead, Ky.
Mar 17 Morehead St. 14
SB USC Upstate 5 Johnson City, Tenn.
Mar 17 ETSU 0
SB USC Upstate 4 8
Mar 17 ETSU 3
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 19 Results
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 19 Results
MTEN ETSU 0 Athens, Ga.
Mar 19 Georgia 9
WBB ETSU 58 Final
Mar 19 NC State 73
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 20 Results
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 20 Results
WTEN ETSU 7 Spartanburg, S.C.
Mar 20 Wofford 0
BB ETSU 0 Macon, Ga.
Mar 20 Mercer 2
WTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 21 Results
MTRACK Charlotte 49er Classic Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 21 Results
MTEN ETSU 6 Greensboro, N.C.
Mar 21 UNC Greensboro 1
BB ETSU 5 Macon, Ga.
Mar 21 Mercer 11