2019-20 Baseball
Joe Pennucci
Head coach
Ross Oeder
Assistant Coach (Hitting)
Micah Posey
Assistant Coach (Pitching)
Zach Murray
Volunteer Assistant
Daniel Sweeney
Director of Baseball Operations
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Daniel Sweeney

Daniel Sweeney

Director of Baseball Operations

2019 Season: Made 13 starts in his senior season and one appearance in relief on senior day...held a 6-3 record in 78 innings of works and posted a 3.23 ERA... his longest outing was against Georgia State, he had 7.1 IP and allowed 0 ER and 2 hits...at The Citadel he threw a gem allowing just three hits and no runs through 6 innings on the mount...ranked 7th in the SoCon in ERA and second with just 13 walks on the year...his 1.78 WHIP ranked 56th in Division I...he closed his career with a 10-6 record and 108 strikouts in 199.1 innings of work.  

2018 Season: Saw extensive work as a junior, becoming the primary midweek starter with nine starts and 17 total appearances ... Ended 2018 with a 3-2 record, tossing 37.0 innings with a 6.08 ERA ... Was the first known NCAA pitcher to throw an immaculate inning in 2018, striking out three batters on nine pitches vs. UNC Asheville in Johnson City March 27 ... Picked up his first win in that game against the Bulldogs, tossing 5.0 innings with two earned runs allowed on three hits, striking out seven batters with just one walk ... Threw a combined five shutout innings in two contests vs. Eastern Kentucky ... Threw 4.0 shutout innings in a conference start vs. Wofford to end his regular season.

2017 Season: Made four relief appearances for the Bucs ... Earned a 1-1 record through three full innings of work, including two full flawless innnings that saw one strikeout each against William & Mary on April 13 and Radford on May 9 ... Held opponents to a .250 batting average.

2016 Season: Appeared in two games ... Was the only Buccaneer to sport a 0.00 ERA in 2016 ... Had an opposing batting average of .167.

2015 Season: Red-shirt

Prior to ETSU: Multi-sport athlete at Science Hill High School … lettered in both baseball and basketball for the Hilltoppers … went 5-1 with a 2.33 ERA in 12 appearances for Science Hill in 2014 … struck out 42 hitters in 45 innings of work … first team all-conference performer in both baseball and basketball in 2014 … received the “No Fear” Award in basketball as a senior … helped guide the Hilltoppers to consecutive conference and regional championships in basketball and baseball as a sophomore and junior.   

Education: Sweeney graduated from ETSU in 2019 with a bachelors degree in Physical Education (K-12). To read more about Sweeney click here.

Personal: Born Nov. 24, 1995 … son of Robin and Mike Sweeney.