Cook appears on Brooks Wallace Award watch list

LUBBOCK, Texas. (April 20, 2018) -- ETSU baseball’s senior infielder Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) found himself among elite company this week as one of the nation’s top shortstops.


Bucs travel to Tulane for non-conference series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 19, 2018) -- For the first time in over 30 years, ETSU baseball will enter a three-game series at Tulane. First pitch in the series opener from New Orleans is set for 7:30 p.m.


Vols hinder ETSU’s series sweep bid with 6-2 win

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2018) -- ETSU baseball fell just short of history Tuesday night in Johnson City, failing to cap a three-game sweep against Tennessee with a 6-2 loss.


Bucs eye season sweep against Vols Tuesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2018) -- ETSU baseball will look to make history tomorrow night in Johnson City, as the Tennessee Volunteers come to Thomas Stadium to complete a three-game season series.


Baseball splits road double-header with UNCG

GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 13, 2018) -- The ETSU baseball team took one of three from then-conference leader UNCG this weekend, splitting Saturday’s double-header to close the series in Greensboro, N.C.


Bucs fall to UNCG on eighth inning grand slam

GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 13, 2018) -- Just when it seemed ETSU baseball had all the momentum, one swing of the bat changed the entire game in favor of the UNCG Spartans.


Baseball heads to Greensboro for pivotal SoCon series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2018) -- Another key conference series awaits ETSU baseball this weekend as the Bucs travel to SoCon leader UNCG April 13-15.


Colonels snap ETSU’s undefeated midweek streak

RICHMOND, Ky. (April 9, 2018) -- An early 4-0 lead would not hold up for ETSU, as Eastern Kentucky cracked the code and handed the Bucs their first midweek loss with a 9-4 final in Richmond Tuesday evening.


ETSU Athletics to hold second annual Legacy Day April 11th

For the second straight year, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will launch a special day of giving in support of Buccaneer student-athletes on Wednesday, April 11th.


Bucs look for fifth straight midweek win at EKU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2018) -- The ETSU baseball team looks for its fifth win in five tries tomorrow night as the Bucs travel to Richmond, Ky. to take on Eastern Kentucky. First pitch from Turkey Hughes Field at Earle Combs Stadium is set for 4 p.m.


Bucs double up VMI to take conference series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2018) -- After having nearly 48 hours to mull over an 8-7 loss in the series opener, the ETSU baseball team came into Sunday’s double header with a vengeance, taking the series with 6-4 and 7-3 wins Sunday afternoon.


Saturday contest vs. VMI cancelled, double header tomorrow

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2018) -- Due to inclement weather expected to hit the Tri-Cities, ETSU baseball head coach Joe Pennucci announced Saturday morning today’s 2 p.m. game against VMI been cancelled and will be moved to tomorrow.


Late comeback bid falls short in 8-7 loss to VMI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2018) -- Trailing 8-4 heading to the eighth inning, ETSU rallied with a three run inning but could not finish the comeback as VMI took the series opener Friday afternoon, 8-7.


Preview: Weather alters weekend series with VMI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2018) -- Inclement weather has forced at least one change to ETSU baseball’s weekend series against VMI. The series opener tomorrow will now start at noon inside Thomas Stadium.


Bucs edge Radford with 9-8 midweek road win

RADFORD, Va. (April 4, 2018) -- With an early 7-0 lead through three innings, it appeared ETSU had full control in Radford Wednesday night. This would not be the case, as a wild finish brought ETSU a 9-8 win.


Baseball looks to rebound at Radford Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 3, 2018) -- Coming off a tough series against Mercer in Johnson City last weekend, the ETSU baseball team attempts to get back on track Wednesday night when it travels to Radford.


Bucs fall in ninth inning comeback to Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2018) -- ETSU baseball held the third ranked scoring offense in the nation to one run for most of the game, but a late rally allowed Mercer to defeat the Bucs 8-4 in the series finale Saturday afternoon.


Mercer scores two late runs to defeat ETSU, 5-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2018) -- After concluding yesterday’s suspended game within 15 minutes, ETSU and Mercer proceeded to a close game two where the Bears edged ETSU 5-3 Friday evening at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU baseball series opener suspended in ninth inning

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2018) -- Heavy rains and potential storms suspended play in ETSU baseball’s series opener against Mercer Thursday night in the ninth inning.


Bucs host Mercer in highly anticipated series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2018) — ETSU baseball will host its first conference series of the season this weekend, as SoCon preseason media favorite Mercer rolls into town March 29-31 for a highly anticipated matchup.


ETSU offense charges past UNC Asheville, 12-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2018) – The ETSU baseball team had a homecoming hit parade in its first game back in Thomas Stadium in 17 days, exploding its way to a 12-4 victory over I-26 rival UNC Asheville Tuesday night.


Bucs return home for midweek contest vs. UNC Asheville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2018) -- The ETSU baseball team comes home for the first time in 16 days, as I-26 rival UNC Asheville comes to town Tuesday night. First pitch from Thomas Stadium is set for 6:30 p.m.


Strong pitching leads ETSU past Samford for series win

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 25, 2018) -- The rubber match of ETSU’s conference opening series with Samford was decided on the rubber, as a strong pitching effort provided the Bucs with a 2-1 win Sunday afternoon.


Samford evens series with ETSU baseball

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 24, 2018) -- After the ETSU baseball team earned a 7-4 win to open conference play last night, the Samford Bulldogs evened the series Saturday, defeating the Bucs 6-2.


Longley powers Bucs past Samford in conference opener

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 23, 2018) -- ETSU baseball opened Southern Conference play with a tight road battle, ultimately pulling ahead late to earn a 7-4 victory over Samford Friday night at Joe Lee Griffin Field.


Baseball opens conference play at Samford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2018) -- The Southern Conference portion of the schedule officially kicks off tomorrow for the ETSU baseball team, as the Bucs travel to Birmingham, Ala. to face Samford March 23-25.


Bucs win series over Tennessee with 9-6 midweek win

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 20, 2018) -- Eighteen days after winning a dramatic 10-9 contest over in-state rival Tennessee in Knoxville, the ETSU baseball team returned to Lindsey Nelson Stadium and did it again Tuesday night.


Baseball heads to Knoxville to face Tennessee

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2018) -- The ETSU baseball team will play for the fourth time in five days tomorrow night as it hits the road to take on Tennessee at Lindsey Wilson Stadium. First pitch is now set for 5 p.m.


Bucs fall to Tribe on walk-off in rubber match

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (March 18, 2018) -- A third straight low-scoring affair took place in Plumeri Park Sunday afternoon, as William and Mary took the rubber match on a 3-2 walk-off over the Bucs.


Parrott drives in go-ahead run in extras, Bucs win 3-2

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (March 17, 2018) -- After trailing 2-1 for nearly six innings, the ETSU baseball team played free baseball for the first time this season and came away with a 3-2 extra inning win over William & Mary Saturday evening.


Bucs edged by William & Mary in pitching duel

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (March 16, 2018) -- A pitching duel opened a road weekend series at Plumeri Park in Williamsburg, Va. Friday night, as William & Mary edged ETSU, 1-0.


Bucs look to extend win streak at William & Mary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2018) -- The ETSU baseball team rides a five game win streak to Williamsburg, Va. this weekend as the Bucs take on the William & Mary Tribe March 16-18.


ETSU secures sweep with 10-5 win over Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2018) -- After taking the first two games over Winthrop Friday, the Buccaneers scored eight unanswered runs to overcome a three-run deficit en route to a 10-5 win Saturday afternoon. With the victory, first year ETSU skipper Joe Pennucci earned his first career sweep as a head coach.


Bucs double up Winthrop to open home series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2018) -- The ETSU baseball team is riding a wave of momentum, as the Bucs sailed to two victories over Winthrop Friday in double-header action at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball to host defending Big South champion Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2018) -- Coming off a season high 12 run performance in a win over Eastern Kentucky, the ETSU baseball team returns to action Friday afternoon for a weekend series against Winthrop.


ETSU Baseball alters home weekend schedule with Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2018) -- Due to inclement weather expected to hit the Tri-Cities this weekend, ETSU baseball’s three-series home series with Winthrop has been altered.


Bucs score season-high 12 runs in win over Eastern Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 7, 2018) -- The Buccaneer bats came alive in ETSU’s return to Thomas Stadium Wednesday night, as the first midweek game of the season goes down as a 12-7 win over Eastern Kentucky.


Talkin’ Hardball event with John Smoltz a success

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 6, 2018) -- A night of talking baseball and life took place in Johnson City Tuesday night, as MLB Hall of Famer and former Atlanta Braves ace John Smoltz was the spotlight of ETSU baseball’s “Talkin’ Hardball” event.


Baseball begins four game home stand Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 6, 2018) -- After playing six games over two weeks on either road or neutral sites, the ETSU baseball team will return home for the first time since Feb. 18 for a four game home stand, beginning Wednesday, March 7 against Eastern Kentucky.


Strong sixth inning sparks 8-2 win over Memphis

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 4, 2018) -- A third straight game of seven runs or more coupled with a solid team effort on the mound led ETSU to an 8-2 win over Memphis Sunday afternoon at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Bucs fall to MTSU for first tournament loss

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 3, 2018) -- Middle Tennessee State found its offensive rhythm Saturday evening, as ETSU fell to the Blue Raiders 16-8 in game two of the Tri-Star Classic at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Bucs knock off Tennessee in dramatic finish

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2018) -- ETSU may have earned its signature win early this season, as a dramatic ninth inning spelled a 10-9 victory for the Bucs over in-state rival Tennessee at Lindsey Nelson Stadium Friday.


Bucs to face Tennessee’s bests in Tri-Star Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2018) -- The ETSU baseball team begins is only neutral site weekend of the season when it travels to Knoxville for the Tri-Star Classic tournament set for March 2-4 at Tennessee’s Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Tickets going fast for "Talkin' Hardball" with John Smoltz

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2018) -- While general admission tickets still remain for the inaugural "Talkin' Hardball" event with Hall of Famer John Smoltz set for March 6th at the Johnson City Country Club, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday that the special Extra Inning VIP post-event reception is now sold out.


Tri-Star Classic moves to Knoxville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2018) -- The Tri-Star Classic tournament scheduled for March 2-4 will have a new location, as the University of Tennessee announced Tuesday it would host the Tri-Star Classic at Lindsey Nelson Stadium in Knoxville.


Talkin’ Hardball Youth Clinic registration details released

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2018) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics on Monday released details regarding the Talkin' Hardball Youth Clinic sponsored by Ballad Health.


Bucs fall to Florida Gulf Coast in rubber match

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2018) -- Runs were at a premium for ETSU baseball in a series finale Sunday afternoon with Florida Gulf Coast, as the offensive oriented Eagles defeated the Bucs 11-2 to win the series 2-1 in Fort Myers, Fla.


Bucs fall in pitching duel with Florida Gulf Coast

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 24, 2018) -- A pitcher’s duel took place one day after an offensive explosion, as Florida Gulf Coast score in the final two innings to defeat ETSU 6-1 in Fort Myers, Fla. Saturday afternoon.


Dramatic ninth inning gives ETSU road win over FGCU

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2018) -- In a back-and-forth contest that came down to the wire, a dramatic ninth inning became the deciding factor as ETSU baseball earned a 10-8 victory over Florida Gulf Coast Friday night in Fort Myers, Fla.


Bucs approach first road series vs. Florida Gulf Coast

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2018) — Coming off a strong start to the season, the ETSU baseball team hits the road for the first time this season as it faces undefeated Florida Gulf Coast Feb. 23-25 in Fort Meyers, Fla.


Kaczor receives national recognition from Collegiate Baseball

TUSCON, Ariz. (Feb. 20, 2018) -- The national media took notice of ETSU pitcher Micah Kaczor (Tampa, Fla.) this weekend, as Kaczor was named one of Collegiate Baseballs National Players Of The Week earlier this week.


Kaczor named SoCon Pitcher of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 19, 2018) -- After a quality outing on the mound to open 2018, ETSU junior transfer Micah Kaczor (Tampa, Fla.) earned conference pitcher of the week, the Southern Conference offices announced Monday afternoon.


Bucs take season opening series against Northern Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2018) -- A home-opening series victory marked the beginning of what could be good things to come for the ETSU baseball team, as the Bucs took two of three from Northern Kentucky this weekend.


Saturday baseball double-header moved to Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2017) -- Due to weather constraints, Saturday’s baseball double-header against NKU has been moved to Sunday, Feb. 18, ETSU baseball head coach Joe Pennucci announced Saturday morning.


Pennucci era begins with opening day victory over NKU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2018) -- A new era in ETSU baseball began Friday evening, as the Bucs earned an opening day 6-2 victory over Northern Kentucky at Thomas Stadium.


Preview: ETSU Baseball begins new era Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2018) -- The 2018 baseball season is upon us, as a new look ETSU baseball squad prepares for its four game series with Northern Kentucky beginning Feb. 16 at 5 p.m.


Talkin' Hardball featuring John Smoltz set for March 6th

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2018) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Global Sport Leadership Doctoral program announced Tuesday that they will partner to host Talkin’ Hardball on March 6th at the Johnson City Country Club.


ETSU places fourth in preseason poll, three Bucs earn All-SoCon honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 8, 2018) -- The Southern Conference announced its baseball preseason polls and teams Thursday afternoon, as three Bucs earned preseason All-SoCon honors while the conference coaches placed ETSU in the top half of their preseason poll.


Tennessee Smokies announce Tri-Star Classic ticket information

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2018) -- The Tennessee Smokies announced this afternoon that tickets for the Tri-Star Classic tournament are now available to the public. ETSU baseball will compete at Smokies Stadium in three games March 2-4.


ETSU Baseball releases 2018 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2017) -- First-year ETSU head baseball coach Joe Pennucci announced the 2018 baseball schedule for the upcoming season Monday afternoon.


Baseball team trains at Bristol Motor Speedway

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2017) – As part of its offseason training regime, the ETSU baseball team performed a workout at Bristol Motor Speedway last Friday afternoon.


A letter to the Buccaneer family

How ’bout them Bucs!


ETSU Baseball to host Costume Game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2017) – ETSU baseball head coach Joe Pennucci announced Tuesday his team would participate in the ETSU Costume Baseball Game. The event is set for Saturday, Oct. 28 at 10:30 a.m. inside Thomas Stadium.


ETSU athletics launches new “Buc Photo Store”

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday a new service available through the Buccaneers’ athletic communications office, as the Buc Photo Store will provide fans with an opportunity to own their favorite ETSU athletic moments.


Scott Carter to be named new ETSU AD in September

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2017) – ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland announced Tuesday a transition plan for the leadership of the Buccaneers’ Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, as former ETSU football standout and current Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer Scott Carter will assume the role of director of intercollegiate athletics in September.


Pennucci assembles baseball coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2017) – ETSU head baseball coach Joe Pennucci wasted no time putting together a coaching staff for his debut season at the helm, as he has added two full time assistant coaches and one volunteer assistant to his staff.


Pennucci named new head coach for ETSU baseball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 10, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday that former Stony Brook associate head coach Joe Pennucci has been named the new head coach of the Buccaneers’ baseball program.


ETSU Places 193 Student-Athletes on 2016-17 SoCon Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 6, 2017) – The Southern Conference released its 2016-17 academic honor roll on Thursday, and ETSU placed 193 student-athletes on the list. In total, a league-record 2,100 student-athletes from the 10 member institutions and 13 associate members earned the distinction.