Casper names Cameron Sauro assistant coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 28, 2019) -- East Tennessee State University men’s soccer head coach David Casper announced on Friday that Cameron Sauro has accepted a position to be the Buccaneers’ assistant coach. Sauro will primarily work with ETSU’s goalkeepers.


Bucs place 228 student-athletes on SoCon honor roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 26, 2019) -- The Southern Conference announced its academic honor roll for the 2018-19 academic year on Wednesday afternoon, including 228 ETSU student-athletes on the list.


Southern Conference names Jim Schaus new commissioner

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference has named Ohio University Director of Athletics Jim Schaus its new commissioner, effective July 1. A formal press conference to introduce Schaus will take place at the Southern Conference office in Spartanburg on Wednesday, June 5, at 3 p.m.


ETSU claims fourth straight Commissioner’s Cup

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 29, 2019) -- Make it four in a row for the Buccaneers!


ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 21, 2019) -- The ETSU Athletics Department is currently accepting nominations for induction into the 2019 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.


Things to Know: Excellence Fund Auction

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 25, 2019) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is holding its annual Excellence Fund Auction this Saturday, April 27 inside the Grand Ballroom of the Millennium Center.


Casper officially announces 2019 class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2019) -- ETSU head men’s soccer coach David Casper officially announced his 2019 signing class Tuesday morning, adding 12 players to the program this offseason.


ETSU athletics announces new deal with Nike, BSN SPORTS

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2019) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Firday that it has reached a new agreement with Nike & BSN SPORTS, as the official apparel, footwear & equipment provider for Buccaneer athletics.


Men’s Soccer announces walk-on tryouts for March 2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2019) -- ETSU head coach David Casper announced that the men’s soccer program would be holding open tryouts on Saturday, March 2 at 10:15 a.m. at Summers Taylor Soccer Complex.


Casper promotes Josh Scott to recruiting coordinator

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2019) -- ETSU head men’s soccer coach David Casper announced Friday morning that assistant coach Josh Scott would receive a promotion to recruiting coordinator, effective immediately.


Bucs Soccer Academy announces summer camp

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer program announced its Bucs Soccer Academy, LLC summer camp information on Tuesday.


ETSU places 51 student-athletes on SoCon Fall All-Academic Team

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 15, 2019) -- The Southern Conference announced its Fall Academic All-Conference team Tuesday, as 51 ETSU student-athletes earned the academic honor for 2018.


Woodfin, Spielman earn SoCon all-tournament honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2018) – The Southern Conference announced its 2018 men’s soccer all-tournament team Sunday at the conclusion of the championship final, naming ETSU seniors Cameron Woodfin and Nick Spielman to the squad.


Bucs fall in semifinal to Furman, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer saw its tournament run come to an end on Friday night in Johnson City, as a late golden goal header pushed Furman past ETSU and into the final with a 2-1 win.


No. 2 Bucs to clash with No. 3 Furman in semifinal

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2018) -- With two weeks away from the pitch, the second-seeded ETSU men’s soccer team will enter Southern Conference tournament play this weekend, clashing with No. 3 Furman on Friday at 6 p.m. at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Seven Bucs earn postseason all-SoCon honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 6, 2018) -- The Southern Conference announced its men’s soccer postseason awards Tuesday afternoon, and ETSU was well represented with seven all-SoCon selections.


ETSU to host SoCon Men’s Soccer Championship this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2018) -- Four Southern Conference teams have officially punched their ticket to Johnson City for the final rounds of the 2018 SoCon Men’s Soccer Championship tournament on Nov. 9 and 11.


Bucs Soccer Academy, LLC announces ID Clinic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 31, 2018) -- The Bucs Soccer Academy, LLC — operated by the ETSU men’s soccer coaching staff — announced its ID Clinic for prospective college players set to take place on Jan. 26, 2019.


Woodfin named SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 30, 2018) -- The Southern Conference announced Tuesday morning that ETSU’s redshirt-senior forward Cameron Woodfin (Old Hickory, Tenn.) was named the men’s soccer Player of the Week.


Bucs stun Mercer 2-1, earn No. 2 seed in tournament

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 28, 2018) -- ETSU men’s soccer’s outside shot at a double-bye for the 2018 Southern Conference Championship tournament came to fruition Saturday night in Macon, Ga. as the Bucs defeated Mercer in the regular season finale, 2-1.


Bucs travel to SoCon leader Mercer Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2018) -- With a bevy of reasons to play spoiler on Saturday, the ETSU men’s soccer team travels to Mercer for its regular season finale that kicks off Saturday night at 7 p.m.


Men’s soccer defeats Belmont on senior night, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team made the most of its final regular season home game, defeating first-year Southern Conference member Belmont, 2-1, to cap off senior night at Summers-Taylor Stadium on Tuesday.


Bucs to host Belmont on senior night Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2018) -- With two games left in the regular season — including one final home game — the ETSU men’s soccer team will welcome Belmont on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.


Men’s soccer falls to Furman, 2-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2018) -- A penalty kick and a successful one-on-one chance would be the demise of a two-year regular season undefeated conference streak for ETSU men’s soccer, as Furman won 2-0 in Johnson City.


Bucs host Furman Saturday in “Blue Out” game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2018) -- A crucial Southern Conference lies ahead for the ETSU men’s soccer team Saturday night, as the current conference-leading Furman Paladins take on the Bucs in Johnson City.


Bucs battle to 1-1 draw at UNCG

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Oct. 13, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team entered a tightly contested 110-minute battle at UNCG Saturday night, fighting to a 1-1 draw to remain unbeaten in Southern Conference play.


Men’s soccer to face UNCG in marquee matchup

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2018) -- Riding a three-game winning streak into the weekend, the ETSU men’s soccer team travels to Greensboro for a tough SoCon match against UNCG Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m.


Bucs cruise to 4-0 victory over VMI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2018) -- The SoCon home opener was a successful one for the ETSU men’s soccer team Tuesday night under the lights, as the Bucs powered past VMI, 4-0, at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Bucs to host VMI in “White Out” on Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2018) -- After opening Southern Conference play with a 2-1 road win over Wofford last week, the ETSU men’s soccer team will host VMI for its first conference home game Tuesday.


Bucs open SoCon play with 2-1 win at Wofford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 6, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team opened the Southern Conference portion of the 2018 campaign on the right foot, knocking off Wofford 2-1 in Spartanburg, S.C. Saturday night.


Bucs open SoCon schedule at Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2018) -- After ending a tough non-conference slate with a 5-5 record and a No. 20 RPI ranking in some polls, the ETSU men’s soccer team moves into the Sothern Conference portion of the 2018 campaign.


Six Buccaneers earn SoCon Athlete of the Month honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 4, 2018) – After a month of highlights for the ETSU Athletics Department, the awards kept pouring in for the Blue and Gold, as six Buccaneers earned Southern Conference Athlete of the Month honors for September, announced the league office on Thursday.


Two late goals propel Bucs past Marshall, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2018) -- After falling behind 1-0 to Marshall with under 15:00 to go, the ETSU men’s soccer team caught a second wind by scoring back-to-back goals to send Bucs fans home happy with a 2-1 win Wednesday night.


Bucs conclude non-conference play versus Marshall

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2018) -- With one of the toughest schedules in the nation, the ETSU men’s soccer team finishes up the non-conference portion of its schedule when it hosts Marshall Wednesday night at 7 p.m.


Bucs fall in second half to No. 7 Kentucky, 3-0

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2018) -- After an even first half Wednesday night in Lexington, the No. Kentucky Wildcats score three late goals to earn a hard-fought 3-0 win over ETSU men’s soccer.


Casper returns to Lexington as Bucs face No. 7 Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2018) -- Coming off back-to-back road wins, the ETSU men’s soccer team hopes to achieve the trifecta Wednesday night as it ends a road swing against No. 7 Kentucky in Lexington.


Late goal pushes Bucs to second straight road win

STATESBORO, Ga. (Sept. 22, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team notched its second consecutive road win Saturday night in Statesboro, Ga., as the Bucs defeated the Eagles, 2-1.


Men’s soccer faces Georgia Southern Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2018) -- Serving as the only opponent on the 2018 schedule ETSU men’s soccer has never faced, the Georgia Southern Eagles will welcome the Bucs to town Saturday night in Statesboro, Ga.


Bucs knock off Lipscomb 3-1 in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team picked up a key non-conference victory in Nashville Saturday night, defeating Lipscomb 3-1 to start a three-game road swing on a high note.


Bucs travel to Nashville to take on Lipscomb

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team begins the first of three home games Saturday evening in Nashville against Lipscomb. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.


Jawara makes debut as Bucs fall to Dayton, 2-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team fired off 16 shots and saw an appearance from its newest player, but were unable to score in a 2-0 defeat to Dayton on Tuesday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Barlow earns SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 11, 2018) -- The Southern Conference announced Tuesday morning that ETSU’s Danny Barlow (Newcastle, England) has been named the men’s soccer SoCon Player of the Week for Sept. 3-9.


Men’s soccer closes home stand against Dayton

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team will hope to earn its third straight win at home when it hosts Dayton Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Bucs blank undefeated Appalachian State, 1-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2018) -- Welcoming an undefeated rival into town, the ETSU men’s soccer team stepped up to the challenge and shutout Appalachian State 1-0 in Johnson City Saturday night.


Bucs host rival Appalachian State Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2018) -- Following its first win of the David Casper era this past Tuesday, the ETSU men’s soccer team looks for a second win against cross-state rival Appalachian State Saturday night.


Barlow heads golden goal for 1-0 win over Liberty

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2018) -- The fourth time was the charm for the ETSU men’s soccer team, as after three competitive losses ETSU jumped into the win column with a 1-0 golden goal victory over Liberty Tuesday evening.


Men’s soccer kicks off eventful Tuesday vs. Liberty

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2018) -- Opening up an eventful Tuesday night in Johnson City, the ETSU men’s soccer team will host Liberty at Summers-Taylor Stadium Tuesday night, Sept. 4 at 4 p.m.


Bucs fall in overtime in home opener, 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 31, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team nearly pulled a result in a highly competitive game Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium, but would ultimately fall to High Point in overtime, 3-2.


Men’s soccer hosts High Point in home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2018) -- The 2018 home opener for the ETSU men’s soccer team is one day away, as the Bucs welcome High Point to Summers-Taylor Stadium Friday evening.


ETSU Athletics marks new year with family photo

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2018) -- With students returning to campus and classes starting earlier this week, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held a Buccaneer Welcome event on Tuesday night inside Greene Stadium.


Men’s soccer falls to No. 5 Wake Forest, 4-2

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Aug. 26, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team’s first road trip of the season proved to be a tough one, as No. 5 Wake Forest defeated the Bucs 4-2 in Winston-Salem, N.C. Sunday night.


Late goal pushes No. 3 Tar Heels past ETSU, 1-0

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Aug. 24, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team locked into a tight-battle with one of the nation’s best Friday night, but was edged by No. 3 North Carolina 1-0 in the 2018 season opener.


Bucs open season with two top-five opponents

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Aug. 23, 2018) -- The David Casper era of ETSU men’s soccer kicks off this weekend with two high-profile matches against a couple of Atlantic Coast Conference perennial powerhouses.


Bucs tie Radford in road exhibition, 1-1

RADFORD, Va. (Aug. 20, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team completed the 2018 preseason in Radford, Va. Monday night, scoring the final goal of a 1-1 draw at Patrick D. Cupp Stadium against the Radford Highlanders.


Pickering, Woodfin garner SoCon honors; ETSU ranked third

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 16, 2018) -- The Southern Conference announced its 2018 men’s soccer preseason rankings and all-SoCon team Thursday morning, as two returning Bucs earned a spot on the all-conference squad.


Four unanswered goals pulls ETSU past Campbellsville, 5-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer team had its hands full Wednesday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium, but surged to a 5-4 come-from-behind victory over the Campbellsville Tigers.


Taking the Initiative: ETSU Athletics 2017-18 Year In Review

ETSU athletics enjoyed an excellent year of success in the classroom, in the community and in the arena. Take a look back at this memorable 365 days in "Taking the Initiative," a story told though Adobe Spark. Click on the link to the right. Loading time may vary.


Casper announces 2018 ETSU soccer schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 13, 2018) -- The David Casper era of the ETSU men’s soccer program is in full swing, and a number of marquee matchups highlight the 2018 fall schedule, Casper announced Friday.


Bucs land school record 229 student-athletes on SoCon Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 10, 2018) – The ETSU Department of Athletics turned in a record-breaking academic year in 2017-18, as the Southern Conference announced its Honor Roll list Tuesday afternoon.


Brad Camp promoted to assistant men’s soccer coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 8, 2018) -- The ETSU men’s soccer program now has a complete coaching staff, as head coach David Casper announced the promotion of Brad Camp to assistant coach Friday afternoon.


12 Days of Cheer!

As 2018 comes to a close, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics would like to look back at some of the top moments this past year in a special segment called 12 Days of Cheer!