More PR's on Day 2 of Virginia Challenge

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (April 21, 2018) -- ETSU’s small squad continued to turn in big results in the second and final day of the Virginia Challenge in Charlottesville, Va. The Bucs are competing in only seven events on the weekend, a far cry from 35 in last weekend’s Catamount Classic. But ETSU got a pair of personal best performances Friday, and the pattern of success continued Saturday.


Roberts, Charles Set PR's at Virginia Challenge

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (April 20, 2018) – ETSU appeared in only two events on Friday’s first day of the Virginia Challenge, but got two personal records and national-caliber times at Lannigan Field in Charlottesville, Va. Simeon Roberts (Greeneville, Tenn.) was 4th among collegiate athletes in the mens 3000 meter steeplechase, in the process setting a new PR and the 18th-best time in the nation this season. Noah Charles (Johnson City, Tenn.) likewise set a new career best while finishing 10th.


Virginia Challenge Up Next for ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2018) -- With their only home meet of the outdoor season coming up, and last weekend’s busy Catamount Classic behind them, ETSU’s track and field teams face a lighter schedule at the Virginia Challenge this Friday and Saturday. The Bucs are entered in just seven events in the two-day meet in Charlottesville, Va. That’s in contrast to the 35 events ETSU entered in Cullowhee.


Atkins' Double Highlights Six Wins on Day 2 of Catamount

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 14, 2018) Six victories and a raft of top ten results were the high points for ETSU on Saturday in the second and final day of the Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, N.C. The meet was held on the same track where the Southern Conference Championships will be staged in May.


Podium Finishes Highlight Day 1 of Catamount Classic

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 13, 2018) -- Four podium finishes, with one from a freshman, were the highlights for ETSU on the first day of the Catamount Classic, Friday in Cullowhee, N.C. Karon Delince (Phenix, Ala.), in his first collegiate outdoor meet, came within less than an inch of winning the long jump. Alyssa Whipkey (Pennsville, N.J.) was another close runner-up, in the women’s javelin. Her throw was only 19 inches off the lead. Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) was the top collegiate finisher in the men’s javelin, and runner-up in the hammer throw.


Bucs Head to Cullowhee for Catamount Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2018) -- Now that the weather matches the calendar, the ETSU track and field teams start the finishing kick of their regular-season schedule on Friday and Saturday at the Catamount Classic in Cullowhee, N.C. Forecasts call for high temperatures in the low- to mid-70s, with sunny skies on Friday and a chance of rain on Saturday. It’ll be a welcome change from the rain and cooler temperatures the Bucs have worked through this spring.


Seymour Re-Sets Bahamian National Record

GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND, Australia (April 12, 2018) -- Katrina Seymour made quite an impact during her time with ETSU’s women’s track and field team. The native of New Providence, Bahamas concluded her Buccaneer career as a 1st Team All-American in the 400 meter hurdles after finishing 8th at last year’s NCAA National Championships. Earlier in 2017, Seymour set the ETSU and Bahamian national record in the 400mH. Seymour’s time with ETSU ended last year. But she’s still setting records.


Whipkey Gives Bucs 3rd Consecutive SoCon AOTW Winner

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 11, 2018) -- A win is a win, and it means another win for ETSU’s Alyssa Whipkey (Pennsville, N.J.). Whipkey was the clear winner in the women’s javelin in last Friday’s VertKlasse Meeting in High Point, N.C. Today, the Southern Conference named the ETSU junior as its women’s Field Athlete of the Week for April 11.


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 Begin and End with Wins at VertKlasse Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C. (April 6, 2018) -- The day began and ended well, and wasn’t too bad the rest of the time, for ETSU’s track and field teams at the VertLKlasse Meeting on Friday. The Bucs claimed outright victories in two events, turned in the best collegiate performance in another, and produced more than 20 top-ten results overall on an overcast, mostly calm, 67-degree day in High Point, N.C.


Johnson Named SoCon Field Athlete of the Month

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 6, 2018) -- The honors keep piling up for Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.). The Southern Conference today named Johnson its Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Month for March, a month in which he erased and re-established Buccaneer records in three different events. The latest award is the fourth for Johnson in 2018. He earned back-to-back AOTW honors during the Indoor season (January 31 and February 6) and was named Outdoor AOTW for March 28.


Bucs Face Compressed Schedule at VertKlasse

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2018) -- Imagine expecting to have two days to get your work done, then finding out you only get one. That’s what ETSU’S track and field teams are facing in this weekend in the VertKlasse Meeting in High Point, N.C. The annual event was originally scheduled as a typical two-day meet, Friday and Saturday, April 6 and 7. But the forecast of bad weather on Saturday led organizers to stage all the events in a single day, Friday.


Roberts Named SoCon Men's Track AOTW

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 4, 2018) -- For the second straight week, ETSU’s track and field program has received conference-wide recognition. The Southern Conference today announced Simeon Roberts (Greeneville, Tenn.) as its Men’s Track Athlete of the Week for April 4. Roberts earned the honor after his 3rd-place finish in the 3000 meter steeplechase last Friday at the Raleigh Relays. His time of 8:53.55 set a new personal best by more than six seconds and is the 16th-best performance in the nation so far this season.


Raleigh Relays, Day 2: Johnson Keeps Breaking Records

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 31, 2018) It feels like it has become part of the routine for ETSU track and field. 1. Practice all week. 2. Go to a meet. 3. Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) sets a school record.


Raleigh Relays, Day 1: Johnson Sets Another Record

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 30, 2018) Another meet, another record. ETSU standout Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) shattered his own school record in the discus on Friday, in the first day of the Raleigh Relays. Johnson’s throw eclipsed his old program record by more than six feet and gave him a podium finish on Friday. Johnson was 3rd out of a field of 38 on a partly cloudy, 68 degree day at the Paul Derr Track in Raleigh, N.C.


Bucs Ready to Run in Raleigh

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2018) -- After a long, busy weekend at the Weems Baskin Invitational March 23 and 24, ETSU’s track and field teams face a lighter schedule at this weekend’s Raleigh Relays, which starts Friday in Raleigh, N.C. The Bucs’ two squads combined to compete in 31 events in the Weems Baskins. They’re scheduled for 12 in Raleigh. ETSU sent only a small contingent to the Raleigh Relays the past two seasons. The last time a larger-sized squad went to Raleigh was 2015, and it produced some standout performances.


Johnson Named SoCon Field Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 28, 2018) -- Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) keeps re-writing the ETSU record book, and for that he's earned another type of record. The Southern Conference on Wednesday named Johnson its Field Athlete of the Week for March 28, five days after he re-set two of his own ETSU records at the Weems Baskin Invitational in Columbia, S.C. It’s the first AOTW award in Johnson’s career. The honor comes after he established new Buccaneer standards in the hammer throw and the javelin, each in the last of his six allotted attempts.


Newcomers Lead The Way On Final Day of Weems Baskin

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 24, 2018) – For ETSU’s track and field teams, youth was served on the final day of Weems Baskin Invitational in Columbia, S.C. Rookies provided the top results, including a freshman’s first career outdoor win, on a busy Saturday at the Sheila & Morris Cregger Track in Columbia, S.C.


Johnson Rewrites Record Book on Day 1 of Weems Baskin

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 22, 2018) -- Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) saved the best for last in re-setting two of his own school records on Friday, on the first day at the Weems Baskin Invitational in Columbia, S.C. The junior threw the javelin 202’ 3” on his sixth and final attempt of the event, besting his own ETSU record of 200’ 8 ¼” set the Southern Conference Championships in May 2016. Johnson’s second record was in hammer throw, which also came down to the sixth and last round. His throw of 188’ 4” shattered his old mark of 184’ 3” set at the 2017 SoCon Championships.


Bucs Head to South Carolina for Weems Baskin Invite

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2018) The ETSU track and field teams continue their outdoor season with a visit to the Weems Baskins Invitational, starting Friday in Columbia, S.C. The meet features 40 teams and more than 1500 athletes competing on the Sheila & Morris Cregger Track on the campus of the University of South Carolina.


Women's 200 Meters Highlights Final Day of 49er Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 17, 2018) -- A strong showing in the women's 200 meters, including a star turn by an ETSU alumnus, highlighted the Bucs' track and field teams' performance on the final day of the 49er Classic on Saturday in Charlotte, N.C. The Bucs placed two runners in the top ten. Kyra Atkins (Greer, S.C.), less than 24 hours after finishing runner-up on the 100 meters, was 5th out of collegiate runners at :24.42, and Kiana Davis (Ooltewah, Tenn.) was 7th at :24.54. At the front was former ETSU standout Katrina Seymour, now with the Bahamas’ national team, who took the victory at :24.05.


Roberts Win Steeplechase, Atkins 2nd in 100 at 49er

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) March 16, 2018 A decisive victory in the mens 3000 meter steeplechase highlighted the showing of the ETSU track and field teams in the first full day of the 49er Classic in Charlotte, N.C, the first outdoor meet of 2018. Simeon Roberts (Greeneville, Tenn.) was one of three Bucs in the top five, getting the win by crossing the line more than 12 seconds ahead of the field with a time of 9:05.56. Noah Charles (Johnson City, Tenn.) was third and Louis Morris (Knoxville, Tenn.) was fifth.


Johnson competes at NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (March 10, 2018) -- Representing the first ETSU male weight thrower to ever compete in a national final, redshirt junior Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) was among the nation’s best at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas Saturday afternoon.


Against all odds — The Ben Johnson Story

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2018) -- Stepping into the throwing ring for his final weight toss, thoughts of countless injuries and missed opportunities run through the mind of ETSU track and field athlete Ben Johnson.


Delince earns SoCon Indoor Male Freshman of the Year

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 10, 2018) -- The Southern Conference announced its indoor track and field specialty awards Wednesday, as ETSU crossover athlete Karon Delince (Phenix City, Ala.) earned the Male Freshman of the Year award.


Johnson qualifies for Indoor National Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2018) – ETSU track and field will send its first ever male thrower to the NCAA D1 Indoor Track and Field National Championships March 9-10, as redshirt junior Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) will compete against the nation’s bests.


Three Bucs earn titles at SoCon Indoor Championships

LEXINGTON, Va. (Feb. 25, 2018) -- ETSU wrapped up a successful outing at the 2018 Southern Conference Indoor Championships this weekend inside the Corps Physical Training Facility Sunday, earning three individual conference championships.


Bucs finish first day of SoCon Indoor Championships

LEXINGTON, Va. (Feb. 24, 2018) -- The opening day of the 2018 Southern Conference Indoor Championships took place inside the Corps Physical Training Facility at VMI, and the ETSU track and field teams are in a good position heading into Sunday’s final.


Bucs prep for 2018 SoCon Indoor Championships

LEXINGTON, Va. (Feb. 22, 2018) — The indoor track and field season hits a fever pitch this weekend, as the ETSU squads head to Lexington, Va. Feb. 24-25 for the 2018 SoCon Indoor Track and Field Championships.


Atkins earns SoCon women’s track athlete of the week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 14, 2018) -- For the second time this indoor season, junior Kyra Atkins (Greer, S.C.) earned SoCon women’s track athlete of the week, the league office announced Wednesday.


Bucs clinch multiple victories at Liberty Elite

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Feb. 10, 2018) -- Eleven top season marks for ETSU were set at the Liberty Elite Invitational in Lynchburg, Va. Saturday, as three Bucs returned to Johnson City with victories.


ETSU track and field to compete at Liberty Saturday

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Feb. 9, 2018) -- The ETSU track and field team will compete away from Johnson City for the second time this indoor season at the Liberty Elite Invitational in Lynchburg, Va. Saturday.


Johnson earns second straight SoCon weekly honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 7, 2018) -- Coming off another record-setting performance at the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational last week, ETSU thrower Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) earned the men’s field Southern Conference Athlete of the Week award, the league office announced Wednesday.


Multiple ETSU victories highlight final home indoor meet

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2018) -- Sixteen seniors and one ETSU athlete took center stage on Day Two of the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational, as the second day brought more victories and records for ETSU.


Bucs set new records in first day of invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2018) -- A successful day one at the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational ended Friday evening in the Dome with multiple personal records and two new school records.


ETSU to host Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2018) -- With indoor track and field season in full swing, the ETSU athletes will complete its final indoor home meet of the season this weekend, Feb. 2-3, inside the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center.


Countdown to track and field senior day: Part 2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2018) -- The ETSU track and field team is two days away from competing in its final indoor home meet of the season -- the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational -- Feb. 2-3 inside the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center.


Atkins, Johnson earn weekly SoCon indoor honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 31, 2018) -- The junior duo of ETSU standouts Kyra Atkins (Greer, S.C.) and Ben Johnson (Nashville, Tenn.) each received Southern Conference indoor track and field athlete of the week honors, the league office announced Wednesday.


ETSU track and field produces noteworthy results at VMI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2018) -- The ETSU track and field team earned six victories and a number of impressive performances in a successful meet at the VMI Team Challenge in Lexington, Va. Saturday.


ETSU track and field gears up for VMI Team Challenge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2018) -- Coming off a two week hiatus, the ETSU track and field team will head to Lexington, Va. Saturday, Jan. 27 for the VMI Team Challenge meet.


Countdown to track and field senior day: Part 1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2018) -- The ETSU track and field team will compete in its final home indoor meet next weekend, Feb. 2-3, inside the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center.


Bucs finish strong at ETSU Track and Field Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2018) -- The ETSU track and field team wrapped up its indoor opener Saturday evening in Johnson City, with individual and team victories capping the meet successfully.


Johnson breaks school record in ETSU indoor season opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2018) -- Day One of the ETSU Track and Field Invitational is now in the books, and the Buccaneer track and field team turned in strong results to open the 2018 indoor season Friday in the dome.


Track and Field begins indoor season with home invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2018) -- The ETSU track and field team kicks off the 2018 indoor season this weekend with the ETSU Track and Field Invitational, a two-day meet running from January 12-13 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


ETSU Track and Field Thursdays: Sprinters, Jumpers, Hurdlers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2018) -- With one day remaining before indoor season begins, the ETSU track and field team introduces its final wave of newcomers to the program.


ETSU Track and Field Thursdays: Male Athletes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2018) -- For this edition of ETSU Track and Field Thursdays, the spotlight turns to four new male athletes entering the program for the 2018 season.


ETSU Track and Field Thursdays: Throwers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 28, 2017) -- In an effort to introduce its newcomers, the ETSU track and field team has created “ETSU Track and Field Thursdays” to feature 21 student-athletes new to the program, which began last week.


ETSU Track and Field Thursdays: Middle/Long Distance

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2017) – In an effort to introduce its newcomers, the ETSU track and field team has created “ETSU Track and Field Thursdays” to feature 21 student-athletes new to the program, beginning this week.


Track and field to hold Blue and Gold intersquad meet

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2017) With the 2018 track and field season approaching in January, the ETSU track and field teams will participate in the third annual Blue and Gold intersquad meet this weekend, Nov. 17-19.


A letter to the Buccaneer family

How ’bout them Bucs!


ETSU Track and Field announces yearly awards

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2017) – The ETSU Track and Field teams have announced their award winners for 2017, with six awards presented to the men’s team and six to the women’s team.


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.


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.