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SoCon cancels remainder of spring competition

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2020) -- By unanimous votes of the league’s Council of Presidents and directors of athletics, the Southern Conference is canceling all athletics-related activities for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, including competition, championships, organized practices and meetings, due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Commissioner Jim Schaus announced Tuesday.


ETSU men’s and women’s cross country earn USTFCCCA academic honors

NEW ORLEANS (Jan. 30, 2019) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country programs earned U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors, while junior Ben Varghese (Kingsport, Tenn.) received Academic All-American accolades, which was announced by the organization on Thursday.


ETSU Places 36 Student-Athletes on SoCon Fall Academic Team

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Southern Conference announced its Fall Academic All-Conference Team on Wednesday afternoon, as 36 ETSU student-athletes earned the academic honors for 2019.


Varghese wraps up season at NCAA Championships

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (Nov. 23, 2019) -- East Tennessee State University junior Ben Varghese (Kingsport, Tenn.) wrapped up his cross country season by competing at the NCAA Championships for the second straight on Saturday afternoon from the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course.


Varghese set to run in second straight NCAA Championship

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (Nov. 22, 2019) -- What a difference a year makes.


Varghese qualifies for NCAA Championship for second straight year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2019) -- For the second straight year, ETSU’s Ben Varghese (Kingsport, Tenn.) qualified for the NCAA Cross Country Championship.


ETSU cross country set to run in NCAA South Regional on Friday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2019) -- After hosting its first-ever Southern Conference Championships two weeks ago, the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams now head south for the NCAA South Regional meet, which is hosted by Florida State on Friday morning at the Apalachee Regional Park.


Varghese leads Bucs to runner-up finish at SoCon Championships; Women place fourth

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2019) -- For the first time in program history, the ETSU cross country program hosted the Southern Conference Championships, which was held Saturday morning at Pine Oaks Golf Club.