Softball begins practice for spring season
Buccaneer softball prepares for upcoming spring season.
Buccaneer softball prepares for upcoming spring season.

Tuesday, January 14, 2003

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2003) -- Practice is in full swing for the East Tennessee State softball team. Under the direction of new head coach, Amy Fuller, the Buccaneers look to improve from last year's 25-32 record. The team finished fifth place in the Southern Conference with a 9-12 mark led by Danielle Spetar (Knoxville, Tenn.). As a freshman Spetar earned All-SoCon second team honors and batted .256 with eight home runs, and stole 13 bases. ETSU also returns junior pitcher/shortstop Tiffany McVay (Sale Creek, Tenn.), who went 8-10 on the mound with a 3.50 ERA and hit .268 with six home runs and 16 stolen bases. Other top returnees include: Miranda Byerly (Jr.,1B) Rhea Holler (Jr.,OF/C Amy Moore (So., C/OF) Sheryl Clark (Jr.,C) Lindsay Lane (So./3B) Mary Beth Hazelwood (So./SS) Jolene Holthaus (Fr., P) Julia Chance (Jr., IF/UT) The Buccaneers begin play on Feb. 14 in a doubleheader at South Carolina State. ETSU's first home contest will be Mar. 5 versus Mars Hill.
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MBB Tusculum 52 F
Jan 19 ETSU 90
MBB Citadel 59 F
Jan 22 ETSU 70
WTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 23 Results
MTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 23 Results
MTEN ETSU 1 Seattle, Wash.
Jan 23 Washington 4
MTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 24 Results
WTRACK Hokie Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Jan 24 Results
MTEN ETSU 4 Seattle, Wash.
Jan 24 Wisconsin 3
WTEN ETSU 5 Boone, N.C.
Jan 24 Appalachian State 2
WBB Wofford College 47 Final
Jan 24 ETSU 69
MBB ETSU 64 F
Jan 24 Wofford 72
WTEN Radford 0 Bristol, Tenn.
Jan 25 ETSU 7
MTEN ETSU 3 Seattle, Wash.
Jan 25 Portland 4
WBB ETSU 72 Final
Jan 26 Mercer University 70
MBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 29, 7:00 p.m. Furman