Wednesday, November 19, 2008
The ETSU women's basketball team will be honored with a special halftime ceremony during the men's game versus Wingate Thursday night, as the Lady Buccaneers receive their 2008 Atlantic Sun Championship rings.
ETSU made history last season - becoming the first team in program history to earn a berth into the NCAA Tournament - and along the way the Lady Buccaneers smashed four school records. The Lady Bucs broke the single-season record for points (2,478) and rebounds (1,360), and set the single-game steals record with 24 thefts versus
Throughout the 2007-08 season the Lady Bucs made some noise by knocking off SEC contender Alabama, snapping Jacksonville's program-record 17-game home winning streak, and blasted in-state conference rival Belmont by 43, 102-59. In total, ETSU cruised through the league with a 14-2 mark, earning the number one seed in the Atlantic Sun Tournament. In
At the end of the season, eight members of the 2007-08 Lady Buccaneer team were recognized for their hard work both on and off the court. Siarre Evans (
After receiving their hardware, the 2008-09 Lady Buccaneer squad will gear up for a tough challenge when 12th-ranked Vanderbilt visits
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