Men's Golf

Board of Regents Approves Naming of ETSU Golf Center

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- During its regular quarterly meeting here Friday, the Tennessee Board of Regents granted formal approval to the golf practice facility now under construction on the south border of the East Tennessee State University campus. The complex will be called The Frederick B. Warren-William B. Greene Jr. Golf Center , honoring one of the most successful collegiate golf coaches in the country and one of the ETSU golf program's strongest benefactors. ...


Men's Basketball

Bartow announces signing of White Station guard Travis Strong

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 30, 2003) - East Tennessee State University men's basketball coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that former Memphis White Station standout Travis Strong (Memphis) has signed a grant-in-aid to play basketball for the Buccaneers this season. ...


Volleyball

Sartor signs letter of intent to play volleyball at ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 26, 2003) - East Tennessee State head coach Lindsey Devine announced Thursday that Jennifer Sartor has signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball for the Buccaneers....


Volleyball

Buccaneer volleyball signs three, receives commitment from another

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 20, 2003) - East Tennessee State head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine announced Friday the signing of three players, Lauren Madzia (London, Ontario), Andrea Piercy (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan), and Kelsey Sherich (Ogallala, Neb.) to National Letters of Intent, while Kim Terrell (Charlotte, N.C.) has verbally committed to join the Buccaneers for the upcoming 2003 season....


Volleyball

Volleyball announces 2003 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 17, 2003) - East Tennessee State volleyball has released its schedule for the upcoming 2003 season. The Buccaneers will compete in 31 regular-season matches, which will also include four highly competitive tournaments starting with Virginia Tech's Hokie Classic. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field Inks Two for 2003-04 Season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 17, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's assistant track and field coach Michelle Byrne announced Tuesday that thrower Jessica Bush (Southern Pines, N.C.) and sprinter Jennifer Knox (Connelly Springs, N.C.) have signed national letters of intent to join the Buccaneers in the 2003-04 season. ...


Football

Two Buccaneers named among best in I-AA Football

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 16, 2003) - East Tennessee State seniors Tony Tiller (Lithonia, Ga.) and Aaron Bass (Clinton, Tenn.) both were rated highly in Division I-AA preseason position rankings released recently by The Sports Network....


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball inks two more signees for 2003-04 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 16, 2003) - East Tennessee State head women's basketball coach Karen Kemp announced Monday the signing of two additional players to this year's recruiting class. Junior college transfers Kristin Klemm (Cookeville, Tenn.) and Jennifer West (Sylvania, Ala.) haved signed National Letters of Intent to join the Buccaneers for the 2003-04 season. ...


General News

ETSU ranked second in Commisioner's Cup and seventh in Germann Cup

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (June 11, 2003) - East Tennessee State tied for second place in the Commissioner's Cup Standings with 67 points and seventh in the Germann Cup Standings with 59.5 points. The Southern Conference awards the Commissioner's Cup and Germann Cup annually to the top men's and women's athletic programs in the conference. ...


Women's Basketball

English named assistant women's basketball coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 10, 2003) - Former East Tennessee State men's basketball standout and Harlem Globetrotter Rodney English has accepted the position as the Buccaneer's assistant women's basketball coach. ...


General News

Longtime trainer Jerry Robertson announces retirement

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 10, 2003) - For 38 years, Jerry Robertson has dedicated his time and efforts to the betterment of the East Tennessee State University Athletics Department, gaining an enviable reputation as one of the finest athletic trainers in the country. ...


Baseball

ETSU's Tim Turner drafted by Seattle Mariners

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior pitcher/center fielder Tim Turner (Marietta, Ga.) was selected by the Seattle Mariners Wednesday in the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

David Haefner finishes 19th in NCAA Mideast Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 1, 2003) - ETSU junior David Haefner (Hamburg, N.Y.) finished 19th in the 3000-meter steeplechase Saturday evening from the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Mideast Regional Championships hosted by Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. The top five finishers automatically qualified for the NCAA National Championships....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Brad Yewer competes in NCAA Mideast Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 30, 2003) - ETSU sophomore distance runner Brad Yewer (Newbury, England) competed in the 1,500 meters Friday afternoon from the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Mideast Regional Championships hosted by Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio....


Baseball

Howdeshell earns another Southern Conference honor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 27, 2003) - Having already been named to the All-Southern Conference first team by the league's coaches, East Tennessee State junior shortstop Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) has earned the same honor from the Southern Conference Sports Media Association....


Baseball

Andy Howdeshell named to All-Southern Conference Team

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior shortstop Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) was named to the All-Southern Conference first team by the league's coaches Wednesday night from the conference tournament in Charleston, S.C....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Haefner, Yewer to represent Bucs in NCAA track regionals

ATLANTA, Ga. (May 18, 2003) - Patiently waiting through hours of delays due to severe weather and malfunctions in the timing system, members of the East Tennessee State University men's and women's outdoor track teams finally had their last opportunity of the spring to reach NCAA regional qualifying marks during the Georgia Tech Invitational this past weekend. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball falls to Georgia Southern, 22-3, in season finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2003) - The potent Georgia Southern offense put 20 runs on the scoreboard in the first three innings of play Saturday afternoon against East Tennessee State, and went on to a 22-3 victory in the regular season finale for both teams from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf team ends season with 12th place finish at NCAA East Regional

AUBURN, Ala. (May 17, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University men's golf team finished the third and final round of the NCAA East Regional Saturday at the Auburn University Club, posting a score of 22-over-par 886 (297-296-293) and placing 12th in the 27-team field. ...


Baseball

ETSU Baseball falls to Georgia Southern, 14-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2003) - Georgia Southern scored four runs in the top of the first inning against East Tennessee State, and cruised to a 14-4 victory in the opener of the final Southern Conference series of the regular season Thursday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Baseball

Georgia Southern rallies to defeat ETSU Baseball in ninth, 12-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 16, 2003) - Georgia Southern scored five runs in the top of the ninth and held on in the bottom of the inning to defeat East Tennessee State, 12-10, in a wild matchup Friday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf finishes in 16th after second round of NCAA East Regional

AUBURN, Ala. (May 16, 2003) - With one round to play in the NCAA East Regional at the Auburn University Club, the East Tennessee State men's golf team is six strokes removed from 10th place and a berth in the NCAA Championships to be played May 27-30 in Stillwater, Okla. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf finishes first round of NCAA East Regional in 13th

AUBURN, Ala. (May 15, 2003) - After one round of the NCAA East Regional at the Auburn University Club, the East Tennessee State men's golf team is still within striking distance of an all-important Top 10 finish and a bid to the NCAA Championships to be played May 27-30 in Stillwater, Okla. The Buccaneers shot a team score of 9-over-par 297 Thursday and are four strokes behind 10th-place Vanderbilt. ...


Baseball

ETSU baseball team volunteers time at local preschool

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University baseball team took a break from the heat of their Southern Conference battles to volunteer time Wednesday at the Johnson City First Christian Church Preschool Field Day. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf preps for start of NCAA East Regional

AUBURN, Ala. (May 14, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University men's golf team participated in a practice round Wednesday at the Auburn University Club in preparation for today's start of the NCAA East Regional. ETSU, along with 26 other teams, will be battling over the next three days for a Top 10 finish at the regional -- this would earn the Bucs a trip to the NCAA Championships May 27-30 in Stillwater, Okla. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball holds on to defeat Tennessee Tech, 11-9

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2003) - East Tennessee State scored 11 runs in the first two innings then withheld a late Tennessee Tech rally to defeat the Golden Eagles, 11-9, Monday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Baseball

Furman sweeps weekend series from Bucs, wins final game, 9-4

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 11, 2003) - Furman rallied for six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, proving to be the deciding factor in a 9-4 Paladin victory over East Tennessee State Sunday afternoon from rainy Furman Baseball Stadium in Greeneville, S.C. ...


Baseball

Furman defeats ETSU Baseball, 8-0

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 10, 2003) - Furman got strong starting pitching for the second consecutive night to defeat East Tennessee State, 8-0, Saturday night from Furman Baseball Stadium in Greeneville, S.C. ...


Softball

ETSU advances to SoCon Championship with 2-0 victory over Charleston

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 10, 2003) - Freshman Janine Sprague (Hillsborough, N.C.) ignited the East Tennessee State offense as fifth-seeded ETSU eliminated top-seeded College of Charleston, 2-0, in the semifinal game of the 2003 Southern Conference softball championships being played at Frost Stadium in Chattanooga. With the win, East Tennessee State advances to face the Lady Mocs in the championship game of the tournament....


Softball

Softball one win away from advancing to NCAAs

Chattanooga, Tenn. (May 10, 2003) -- In dramatic fashion, East Tennessee State scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Chttanooga, 1-0, in the championship game of the 2003 Southern Conference tournament. ...


Softball

ETSU falls to Chattanooga in SoCon Championship, McVay and Spetar named to all-tournament team.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 10, 2003) -- Chattanooga's Melissa Ramirez stroked a two-run double to left field in the bottom of the third inning en route to defeating East Tennessee State, 10-1, in a second and deciding game to win the 2003 Southern Conference tournament at Frost Stadium in Chattanooga. ...


Baseball

Live Stats available for this weekend's ETSU-Furman series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 9, 2003) -- East Tennessee State baseball fans will be able to follow all of this weekend's action on the internet, as the Buccaneers get set to face Furman in a three-game series at Greenville, S.C. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball falls to Furman in 3-2 heartbreaker

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 9, 2003) - East Tennessee State held a 2-1 lead going into the bottom of the ninth, but Furman rallied for two runs in the final frame to come away with a 3-2 victory over the Bucs Friday night from Furman Baseball Stadium in Greenville, S.C....


Softball

Spetar's walk-off homer in bottom of the 10th lifts ETSU past top-seeded Charleston

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (May 9, 2003) - East Tennessee State's Danielle Spetar (Knoxville, Tenn.) hit a walk-off home run to score two in the bottom of the tenth inning as fifth-seeded East Tennessee State defeated top-seeded College of Charleston, 5-3, in game seven of the 2003 Southern Conference softball championships being played at Frost Field in Chattanooga. ...


Softball

Eight-game winning streak comes to an end as Chattanooga tops Buccaneers, 8-0, in SoCon Tourney

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 9, 2003) - Chattanooga's Melissa Ramirez hit her second multi-run home run of the day in fourth inning en route to a 8-0 Chattanooga win over East Tennessee State in game eleven of the 2003 Southern Conference Softball Championships being held at Frost Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn. The loss ends an eight-game winning streak for the Buccaneers. ...


Softball

Four Bucs garner All-Southern Conference recognition in softball

Spartanburg, S.C. (May 8, 2003) -- Four members of the East Tennessee State softball team were named All-Southern Conference at the league's annual Softball banquet Wednesday night. ...


Softball

Softball wins first-round game with 4-2 victory over Georgia Southern

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 8, 2003) - Game one of the 2003 Southern Conference Softball Championships at Frost Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn., began Thursday morning as the sun appeared in Chattanooga for the first time in several days. Game one pitted the East Tennessee State Bucs against the Eagles of Georgia Southern, where ETSU emerged with a 4-2 victory. ...


Softball

Softball Championships set for this weekend, Bucs face Georgia Southern in first round

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 6, 2003) -- East Tennessee State has garnered a No. 5 seed at this year's Southern Conference Softball Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. ...


General News

BucSports, ETSU to host High School-Middle School Assessment

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 6, 2003) - In cooperation with the Mountain Empire Sports Medicine Society, the East Tennessee State University athletics department and BucSports Medicine Center are offering high school and middle school teams an opportunity to undergo athletic assessments for the 2003-04 school year. ...


Baseball

ETSU-Tennessee Tech baseball cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2003) - Tuesday night's baseball game between East Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech has been cancelled due to inclement weather in Cookeville, Tenn....


Football

ETSU football releases finalized schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State head football coach Paul Hamilton released the team's finalized 2003 schedule on Monday. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf receives invitation to NCAA East Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2003) - The East Tennessee State men's golf team received an invitation to the 2003 NCAA East Regional Monday following an announcement by the NCAA Division I men's golf committee. ...


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf sign Morristown's Vanessa Breeding

JOHNSON CITY (May 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State women's golf coach Stefanie Reynolds announced Monday that Morristown native Vanessa Breeding has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Buccaneers. ...


Baseball

UNC Asheville defeats Buccaneer Baseball, 15-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 4, 2003) - UNC Asheville tied their season-high in runs scored in defeating East Tennessee State 15-1 Sunday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. The win gives the Bulldogs a weekend sweep of the Bucs, having won both ends of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon in Asheville, N.C....


Softball

Buccaneers sweep past Appalachian State with 3-2 victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 4, 2003) -- East Tennessee State defeated Appalachian State 3-2 in the regular-season finale from Metro-Kiwanis Park Sunday. ETSU finishes the season an even 24-24 overall and 10-10 in Southern Conference play, while the Mountaineers end at 15-34 (4-16 SoCon). ...


Baseball

Baseball drops doubleheader at UNC Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 3, 2003) -- UNC Asheville scored three times in the bottom ofthe ninth inning to win the first game and then got great pitching in the second game to earn a doubleheader sweep over visiting East Tennessee State Saturday afternoon at Greenwood Field. ETSU fell 5-4 in game one and lost game two by a score of 6-3. ...


Softball

Strong pitching leads Buccaneer softball to a pair of one-run victories over Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 3, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's softball team pulled out a pair of one-run victories over Appalachian State (15-33, 4-15 SoCon) Saturday at Metro-Kiwanis Park, as the Buccaneers (23-24, 9-10) improved their current winning streak to five games. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Kim Simmons wins 400 meters as Buccaneers compete in Gatorade Classic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (May 3, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's Kim Simmons (Knoxville, Tenn.) won the women's 400 meters, Saturday afternoon, in front of her home crowd in Knoxville as the Buccaneers participated in the 2003 Gatorade Classic. ...


Baseball

Changes to ETSU-UNC Asheville baseball this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 2, 2003) - Due to scheduling conflicts, there have been changes made to this weekend's baseball games between East Tennessee State and UNC Asheville....


Men's Basketball

Aaron Scott signs national letter of intent to play basketball for East Tennessee State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 1, 2002) - Head coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday the signing of Houma, La., native Aaron Scott to a national letter of intent with the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team. ...


Baseball

Jarrod Hyder named TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student Athlete of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 30, 2003) - East Tennessee State baseball pitcher Jarrod Hyder (Elizabethton, Tenn.) has been named the TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student Athlete of the Week for the week of April 22-29. ...


Baseball

ETSU defeats Virginia Tech, 5-4 in Kingsport Baseball Classic

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (April 29, 2003) - East Tennessee State scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to break a 4-4 tie and held on to win the second annual Kingsport Baseball Classic over Virginia Tech, 5-4, Tuesday night from Hunter Wright Stadium in Kingsport, Tenn. The ETSU victory avenged a 12-4 loss to the Hokies on Mar. 18 from English Field in Blacksburg, Va. ...


Football

Cecil Moore agrees to terms with the New York Jets

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2003) -- Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.), one of the most prolific receivers in East Tennessee State football history, agreed to terms on a free-agent contract with the New York Jets. He will sign the contract at the team's upcoming minicamp in East Rutherford, N.J. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball signs Brandon Summey to National Letter of Intent

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Monday that Sullivan North High School pitcher Brandon Summey (Kingsport, Tenn.) has signed a national letter of intent to join the Buccaneer baseball program for the 2004 season....


Softball

McChain named Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2003) - Julia McChain (Dale City, Va.) has been named the Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 28. McChain led the Bucs to a 2-0 record over the weekend in which East Tennessee State swept conference opponent Furman. ...


Baseball

Baseball pounds out season-high 20 hits in 16-3 rout over Davidson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2003) - East Tennessee State scattered a season-high 20 hits off of five Davidson pitchers as ETSU (13-27, 9-14 SoCon) handily defeated the Wildcats 16-3 at Howard Johnson Field Sunday. ...


Softball

Buccaneer Softball shuts out Furman 4-0, sweeps three-game series

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 27, 2003)- East Tennessee State's Lindsay Lane (Erwin, Tenn.) and Janine Sprague (Hillsborough, N.C.) each blasted two-run homers and Julia McChain (Dale City, Va.) tossed 4.2 innings of scoreless relief as the Buccaneers defeated Furman 4-0 to sweep their three-game Southern Conference series Sunday at Pepsi Stadium....


Baseball

Seven-run, two-out rally in ninth dooms ETSU in loss to Davidson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 26, 2003) - Trailing 6-5 heading into the top of the ninth inning, Davidson put together a dramatic two-out rally to score seven runs and take a 12-6 win over East Tennessee State in Southern Conference baseball action Saturday at Howard Johnson Field....


Softball

Buccaneer Softball sweeps Furman 4-3, 6-3

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 26, 2003) - East Tennessee State fashioned a five-run sixth inning, including a two-run double by Miranda Byerly (Asheville, N.C.), to defeat Furman 6-3 and sweep a key Southern Conference doubleheader Saturday at Pepsi Stadium....


Baseball

Abromovitz grand slam, Turner's arm lead Bucs to win over Davidson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 25, 2003) - East Tennessee State freshman Jordan Abromovitz (South Park, Pa.) said it was the biggest hit of his college career. For the Buccaneers, it was certainly one of the most important hits of their season. ...


Baseball

ETSU Baseball takes No. 20 Clemson to extra innings, but falls in the 12th, 6-3

CLEMSON, S.C. (April 23. 2003) - East Tennessee State battled No. 20 Clemson Wednesday night to extra innings, but a three-run homer in the bottom of the 12th gave the Tigers a 6-3 victory over the Bucs from Doug Kingsmore Stadium in Clemson, S.C....


Softball

ETSU softball team drops two close games at Tennessee Tech

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (April 23, 2003) - East Tennessee State's road woes continued Wednesday afternoon as Tennessee Tech rallied to an 8-7 win in eight innings in the opener, then shutout the Buccaneers in game two, 1-0. ...


Women's Basketball

Kiya Verdell to represent ETSU at the NCAA Leadership Conference

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2003) - East Tennessee State University women's basketball player, Kiya Verdell (Hartwell, Ga.), has been chosen as the university's representative for the 2003 NCAA Leadership Conference to be held May 25-29 at the Coronado Springs Resort and Walt Disney World Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. ...


Baseball

Gardner-Webb scores late run to defeat Buccaneer Baseball, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2003) - Gardner-Webb scored a run in the top of the ninth on a wild pitch to break a tie and held on for a 4-3 victory over East Tennessee State Tuesday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf finishes fifth at SoCon Championships

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (April 22, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team was unable to make up any ground Tuesday in the final round of the Southern Conference Women's Golf Championships, finishing fifth with a three-day total of 944 at the Waynesville Golf and Country Club. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU names Murry Bartow head coach of the Buccaneer men's basketball program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State University President Dr. Paul E. Stanton Jr. and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dave Mullins announced Tuesday that Murry Bartow will be joining the Buccaneer family as head coach of the men's basketball program. ...


Women's Golf

Lady Bucs move up one spot to fifth, still well back of lead at SoCon Championships

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (April 21, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team made up one position during Monday's second round of the Southern Conference Championshiops at the Waynesville Golf and Country Club, but the Bucs are still several strokes back of front-running Western Carolina entering Tuesday's third and final round....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Kim Simmons sets ETSU 400-meter record at SoCon Outdoor Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's, Kim Simmons set the Buccaneer 400-meter record, Saturday, at the Southern Conference Outdoor Championships. The junior's time of 54.96 broke the record held by Jennifer Howard (55.01). ...


Baseball

ETSU Baseball falls to The Citadel in ninth inning, 5-4

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 20, 2003) The Citadel scored the game-winning run on a wild pitch in a 5-4 win over East Tennessee State in Southern Conference baseball action Sunday afternoon from Riley Park in Charleston, S.C. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men falls short at SoCon Men's Golf Championships; Johnson relinquishes two-round lead to finish tied for second

STATESBORO, Ga. (April 20, 2003) - Georgia Southern fired a final round 288 (even-par) on Sunday to claim a two-stroke victory in the 2003 Southern Conference Men's Golf Championships held at the par-72, 6,962-yard Forest Heights Country Club. ...


Women's Golf

ETSU women sixth after first day of SoCon Golf Championships

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (April 20, 2003) - The East Tennessee State women's golf team shot a team score of 320 to finish the first round of the Southern Conference Women's Golf Championships in sixth place Sunday at the Waynesville Golf and Country Club. ...


Baseball

The Citadel Defeats ETSU Baseball, 9-4

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 19, 2003) - The Citadel scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeat East Tennessee State, 9-4, in Southern Conference baseball action Saturday afternoon in Riley Park in Charleston, S.C. The win for the Bulldogs snapped a seven-game losing streak. ...


Football

Defense, No. 2 offense impress in Blue-Gold Spring Game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 19, 2003) - In a game highlighted by defensive dominance and a No. 2 offensive squad that made things interesting at the end, the Blue team defeated the Gold squad 8-6 as the East Tennessee State University football team wrapped up spring practice with its annual Blue-Gold Game Saturday at Memorial Stadium. ...


Men's Golf

Senior James Johnson continues to lead at SoCon, but Bucs still five strokes back in team competition

STATESBORO, Ga. (April 19, 2003) - Senior James Johnson (Barbados) continued his strong play during the second round of the Southern Conference Championships Saturday at the Forest Heights Country Club, overcoming a triple bogey on No. 15 and tallying birdies on two of his remaining three holes to fire a 2-under-par 70. ...


Softball

Georgia Southern bounces back from seven-run deficit to defeat ETSU Softball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2003) - East Tennessee State (18-22, 4-11 SoCon) held a commanding 7-0 lead over Georgia Southern, but the Eagles rallied back with eight runs in the top of the sixth inning to claim an 8-7 victory over ETSU from Kiwanis Park Saturday afternoon. ...


Men's Tennis

Buccaneer men's tennis falls to College of Charleston in SoCon Tournament Final

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 19, 2003) - Number one-seeded College of Charleston won the Southern Conference Men's Tennis Championship against second-seeded East Tennessee State, 4-1, Saturday from the Donald C. Bunch Courts at the Earle Tennis Center on The Citadel's campus in Charleston, S.C. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Cheryl Howard, Brad Yewer win SoCon Outdoor Track and Field titles

BOONE, N.C. (April 19, 2003) - East Tennessee State University track and field teams finished the final day of the 2003 Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships with two SoCon titles from junior high jumper, Cheryl Howard (Wyalusing, Pa.), and sophomore distance runner Brad Yewer (Newbury, England). The Buccaneer women finished fifth overall, while the men finished sixth....


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball Out Duels The Citadel, 2-1

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 18, 2003) -- Senior Jarrod Hyder (Elizabethton, Tenn.) pitched 7.2 innings allowing one run on nine hits to lead East Tennessee State over The Citadel 2-1 in Southern Conference baseball action Friday evening from Riley Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU's Johnson takes early individual lead at SoCon Championships; Bucs trail by six strokes as a team

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2003) - East Tennessee State senior James Johnson (Barbados) shot a 3-under 69 Friday to claim the individual lead after the first day of play at the Southern Conference Championships being held this weekend at the par-72, 6,972-yard Forest Heights Country Club. ...


Softball

ETSU Softball splits with Georgia Southern

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2003) - Georgia Southern used a five run fourth inning to down East Tennessee State 5-3 in the second game Friday at Kiwanis Park, after the Buccaneers defeated GSU in the first game 4-2....


Men's Tennis

Pavlovich leads No. 2 ETSU past No. 3 Furman in SoCon semifinals, Bucs to play for championship

CHARLESTON, SC - Number two seeded East Tennessee State defeats the closely ranked number three seeded Furman University, 4-1, in the third round of the Southern Conference Men's Championships at Donald C. Bunch Courts located at The Citadel. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Day One Concludes at 2003 SoCon Outdoor Track and Field Championships

BOONE, N.C. (April 18, 2003) -- Day one of the 2003 Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships concluded this evening at a very soggy Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, N.C. Buccaneer juniors, David Haefner and Emily Chaney , had second and third place finishes Friday....


Men's Tennis

No. 2 Men's tennis defeats No. 7 Georgia Southern in SoCon Tourney, 4-1

CHARLESTON, SC (April 17, 2003) - Second-seeded East Tennessee State topped seventh-seeded Georgia Southern, 4-1, in the second round of the Southern Conference Men's Tennis Championships at Donald C. Bunch Courts on The Citadel's campus....


Women's Tennis

Furman blanks Buccaneer women's tennis, 4-0

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 17, 2003) - Ranked number one in the Southern Conference, the Furman Paladins defeated the eighth-seeded Buccaneers, 4-0, in the second round of the Southern Conference Championships at the City of Charleston Farmfield Courts. ...


Baseball

Tennessee Edges Buccaneer Baseball, 8-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2003) - East Tennessee State and Tennessee treated the season-high 1,039 fans at Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. to a heated baseball matchup between in-state rivals. But in the end, the Volunteers had too much firepower as they outlasted the Bucs, 8-6, Tuesday night. ...


Softball

Softball splits home twinbill with Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2003) - Erwin, Tenn., native Lindsay Lane's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th inning drove in sophomore Danielle Spetar (Knoxville, Tenn.) for the game-winning run as East Tennessee State defeated Winthrop 2-1 in the first game of Friday's doubleheader at Kiwanis-Metro Park. ...


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis defeats Appalachian State, 4-1, in first round of Southern Conference Championship

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 16, 2003) - Eighth-seeded East Tennessee State topped ninth seeded Appalachian State, 5-2, in the first round of the Southern Conference Women's Tennis Championships at Earle Tennis Center on the campus of The Citadel this morning. ...


General News

Mullins named Director of Athletics at East Tennessee State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 14, 2003) - East Tennessee State University President Dr. Paul E. Stanton Jr. named Dave Mullins the school's new Director of Intercollegiate Athletics during a news conference Monday morning at the D.P. Culp University Center. ...


Baseball

College of Charleston holds on for 17-16 victory over East Tennessee State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2003) - The College of Charleston Cougars withstood a spirited rally by East Tennessee State in the final two innings to hold on for a 17-16 victory in the finale of a three-game series Sunday afternoon from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf finished tied for 10th at the Intercollegiate

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 13, 2003) - East Tennessee State senior James Johnson (Barbados) shot an even-par 71 on the final day of the Intercollegiate at Raleigh Country Club to finish tied for eighth (71-69-71=211 -2), helping the Buccaneers to a tie for 10th place in the talent-laden field Sunday at the Par 71, 6,782-yard course....


Softball

College of Charleston sweeps series over ETSU softball

Mt. Pleasant, S.C. (April 13, 2003) - Jacquie Rothey went four-for-four to lead the Cougars to an 8-1 victory over the East Tennessee State Bucs in softball action this afternoon at Patriots Point in Mt. Pleasant, SC. ...


Women's Tennis

Wofford slips past Buccaneer women's tennis, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (April 13, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team fell to Wofford, 4-3, Sunday afternoon in their final regular season match. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball falls to College of Charleston, 14-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2003) - The potent offense of College of Charleston had big innings in the sixth and seventh frames Saturday afternoon against East Tennessee State and held on to take game two in a three-game SoCon weekend series, 14-7, from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Softball

College of Charleston combines for 25 hits to sweep ETSU softball

Mt. Pleasant, S.C.(April 12, 2003) - The College of Charleston combined for 25 hits, including five from Jacquie Rothey and six from Keyta Lawson to sweep the East Tennessee State Bucs, 6-1 and 12-4, in softball action this afternoon at Patriots Point. ...


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis cruises past Appalachian State, 5-2

Johnson City, Tenn. (April 12, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team cruised to a 5-2 Southern Conference victory over Appalachian State, Saturday afternoon, at the ETSU Tennis Complex. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

4x100 meter women's relay team competes at Sea Ray Relays

Knoxville, Tenn. (April 12, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's 4x100 meter realy team were the lone Buccaneer competitors in day two of the Sea Ray Relays, hosted by the University of Tennessee. ...


Baseball

College of Charleston scores nine runs in final three innings to defeat ETSU Baseball, 11-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 11, 2003) - Friday's Southern Conference baseball matchup between East Tennessee State and College of Charleston was a pitchers' duel for the first six innings before the Cougars plated nine runs in the final three innings to defeat the Bucs, 11-2....


Softball

Friday's softball games at Charleston Southern cancelled

Charleston, S.C. (April 11, 2003) - East Tennessee state's doubleheader at Charleston Southern for Friday, April 11, has been cancelled due to rain. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis wins Southern Conference title with 5-2 victory over Chattanooga

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 11, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team earned at least a share of the 2003 Southern Conference championship after defeating Chattanooga 5-2 Friday afternoon indoors at Memorial Center. It is the Buccaneers sixth regular season title and first since 2000, as ETSU wraps up the regular season with a 14-6 overall record and 8-1 mark in the SoCon....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Buccaneer sophomore Brad Yewer runs lifetime best; qualifies for regionals

Knoxville, Tenn. (April 11, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's Brad Yewer , the lone Buccaneer participant at the Sea Ray Relays hosted by the University of Tennessee, set a lifetime best and a regional qualifying time on Friday....


Men's Golf

ETSU's Baldwin named SoCon men's golfer of the week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 10, 2003) - East Tennessee State University men's golfer Chase Baldwin (Brandon, Fla.) has been named the Southern Conference men's golfer of the week for the week of April 9. ...


Men's Tennis

ETSU cruises past Appalachian State in men's tennis, 6-1

Johnson City, Tenn. (April 9, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team continued its quest for its sixth regular season Southern Conference title Wednesday, as the Buccaneers defeated Appalachian State by a score of 6-1. ...


Baseball

ETSU-Tennessee Tech Baseball cancelled due to rain

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2003) - Tuesday night's baseball game between East Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech has been cancelled due to inclement weather in the Johnson City area. There has been no makeup date announced at this time....


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf team enjoys best finish of season

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (April 8, 2003) - Heavy rains postponed the final day of play at the Southern Miss Lady Eagle Invitational Tuesday at the Shadow Ridge Golf Club, with the East Tennessee State University women's golf team finishing in a tie for 3rd place with Samford University at 21-over-par. ...


Women's Golf

Few becomes second Lady Buccaneer player to score an ace

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (April 8, 2003) - During first round play Monday at the Southern Miss Lady Eagle Invitational, East Tennessee State University sophomore Alysa Few (London, Ontario Canada) became only the second Lady Buc player ever to score a hole-in-one. ...


Women's Soccer

Buccaneer Soccer releases 2003 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2003) - East Tennessee State University head women's soccer coach Heather Henson has released the Buccaneers 2003 soccer schedule. ...


Women's Golf

Brooks plays well, Lady Bucs tied for 3rd at Southern Miss event

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (April 7, 2003) - Thunderstorms may have postponed the second round of the Southern Miss Lady Eagle Invitational Monday at the Shadow Ridge Golf Club, but the East Tennessee State Univesity women's golf team certainly took advantage of the first round....


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis improves to 6-1 in conference play with victory over Wofford

Johnson City, Tenn. (April 7, 2003) - After losing its first Southern Conference match of the season, the East Tennessee State men's tennis team has won six straight after defeating Wofford 6-1 Monday afternoon at the ETSU Tennis Center. With the win, the Buccaneers overall record now stands at 12-6, while they improve to 6-1 in the SoCon. ...


Baseball

ETSU-College of Charleston baseball opener rescheduled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2003) - The first game of this weekend's Southern Conference series between College of Charleston and East Tennessee State has been rescheduled. Friday's game from Cardinal Park, originally set for 7 p.m., will instead be played at 3 p.m....


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball scores eight runs in the ninth to defeat Appalachian State, 19-12

BOONE, N.C. (April 6, 2003) East Tennessee State saw its first seven batters of the game score to take a 7-0 lead before Appalachian State University took its first cuts, but ETSU found itself trailing by one run in the ninth before scoring eight straight in its final at-bat to win, 19-12. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU finishes 11th at Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational

AUGUSTA, Ga. (April 6, 2003) -- On a day when rain delayed the start of the final round at the Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational, the East Tennessee State men's golf team finished with an 11th-place finish thanks to a team score of 7-under-par 875 Sunday at the Forest Hills Golf Club. ...


Softball

Chattanooga softball defeats ETSU, 5-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2003) - Chattanooga edged East Tennessee State 5-2 in softball action from Kiwanis-Metro Park Sunday. The Mocs' Melissa Ramirez and Lindsey Brown each went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs, as ETSU fell to 16-16 overall and 3-5 in the Southern Conference. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis wins fifth straight match with 4-3 victory over Georgia Southern

Johnson City, Tenn. (April 6, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team improved to 11-6 this spring and 5-1 in the Southern Conference with a 4-3 victory over Georgia Southern at the ETSU Tennis Center Sunday. ...


Women's Tennis

Third ranked Chattanooga drops Buccaneer women's tennis, 6-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women's tennis team fell, 6-1, to third ranked Chattanooga Sunday afternoon at the ETSU Tennis Complex. ...


Baseball

Appalachian State sweeps doubleheader from Buccaneer Baseball

BOONE, N.C. (April 5, 2003) Appalachian State registered early leads in both games and used solid starting pitching to sweep East Tennessee State 7-3 and 8-5 in a Southern Conference doubleheader at Red Lackey Field in Boone, N.C. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU tied for 7th at Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational

AUGUSTA, Ga. (April 5, 2003) - In an event that features 14 teams ranked in the nation's Top 50 - including 12 in the Top 30 - the East Tennessee State men's golf team fired its best first-day, two-round score of the season to place in a tie for seventh (9-under-par 567) at the Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational. ...


Softball

Softball downs Chattanooga 2-1 in extra innings, but falls in nightcap, 2-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State (16-15, 3-4 SoCon) split Saturday's softball doubleheader with Southern Conference rival Chattanooga (23-24, 2-6 SoCon), winning the first game 2-1 in 10 innings and getting shutout 2-0 in game two from Kiwanis-Metro Park....


Women's Tennis

Buccaneer women's tennis falls short, 4-3, to Arkansas State

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (April 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team's rally fell short, Saturday afternoon, as Arkansas State defeated the Buccaneers, 4-3, in a non-conference match. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Buccaneer track and field turns in best overall performance of season at Liberty Invitational

LYNCHBURG, Va. (April 5, 2003) - Four Buccaneer athletes placed first to highlight the weekend with the men's team placing second and the women's team placing fourth overall. ...


Women's Tennis

Buccaneer women's tennis rallies to defeat Tennessee Tech, 4-3

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team rallied to defeat non-conference opponent, Tennessee Tech, 4-3, Friday afternoon in Cookeville. ...


Baseball

Bucs can't stop Tennessee in 11-3 loss

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Walter Sevilla slugged a three-run home run as the Tennessee Volunteers played for the big inning and came away a 11-3 winner over the East Tennessee State Buccaneers at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. ...


Men's Basketball

DeChellis leaving ETSU, set to accept job at Penn State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2003) - In a press conference scheduled for Thursday at 11 a.m. in State College, Penn., current East Tennessee State University men's basketball coach Ed DeChellis will accept the vacant head coaching job at Penn State University. ...


Volleyball

Devine named head volleyball coach at East Tennessee State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2003) - Lindsey Devine has been named the next head volleyball coach at East Tennessee State. After one full season as a volunteer assistant, Devine served as the Buccaneer's temporary assistant coach since January, while a search was conducted to fill the head coaching vacancy. A native of Toronto, Canada, Devine becomes ETSU's seventh head volleyball coach since the program began in 1974. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Buccaneer junior Emily Chaney named Southern Conference Athlete of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's Emily Chaney was named the Southern Conference Athlete of the Week, Tuesday, for her performance at last weekends 2003 Adidas Raleigh Relays, hosted by N.C. State. ...


Baseball

Caleb Moore named Southern Conference Player-of-the-Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2003) - The Southern Conference today named East Tennessee State sophomore catcher Caleb Moore (Knoxville, Tenn.) Baseball Player-of-the-Week after his performance Saturday in a doubleheader sweep over conference rival Wofford....


Softball

ETSU and Elon slpit softball doubleheader

Johnson City, Tenn. (April 1, 2003) - Tuesday's softball doubleheader between East Tennessee State and Elon belonged to the pitchers, as ETSU (15-14) snuck past the visiting Phoenix 2-1 in extra innings in game one, while Elon's Jennifer Lamb hurled her way to a 1-0 shutout in the nightcap at Kiwanis-Metro Park in Johnson City....


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis drops rival Furman, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2003) - Facing a tiebreaker rally from Furman's Chris Henderson, East Tennessee State's Alejandro Salazar (Arequipa, Peru) overcame the challenge to win his singles match 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) and give the Buccaneers a 4-3 victory over their arch-rival in Southern Conference men's tennis action Tuesday at the ETSU Tennis Center....


General News

ETSU celebrates National STUDENT-Athlete Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2003) - Hundreds of events around the nation will mark April 6, 2002, as the 16th annual National STUDENT-Athlete Day, including activities sponsored by East Tennessee State University. National STUDENT-Athlete Day is America's Day to recognize the academic and community achievements of student athletes....


Baseball

Games cancelled due to weather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 30, 2003) - East Tennessee State's baseball game versus Wofford and softball game versus UNC Greensboro scheduled for Sunday, March 30, have been cancelled due to inclement weather....


Softball

Games cancelled due to weather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 30, 2003) - East Tennessee State's baseball game versus Wofford and softball game versus UNC Greensboro scheduled for Sunday, March 30, have been cancelled due to inclement weather....


General News

Games cancelled due to weather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 30, 2003) - East Tennessee State's baseball game versus Wofford and softball game versus UNC Greensboro scheduled for Sunday, March 30, have been cancelled due to inclement weather....


Baseball

Late-inning heroics lead Buccaneer Baseball to doubleheader sweep over Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2003) - East Tennessee State posted dramatic, come from behind victories in their last at-bat in both ends of a doubleheader against Southern Conference rival Wofford, 12-10 and 5-4, Saturday from Cardinal Park In Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Softball

ETSU softball splits Saturday's doubleheader with UNCG

Johnson City, Tenn. (Mar. 29, 2003) - East Tennessee State split its doubleheader with Southern Conference opponent UNC Greensboro Saturday. The Buccaneers (14-13, 2-3 SoCon) earned a 5-3 victory in game one; however, UNCG (22-7, 4-1 SoCon) bounced back in the nightcap by defeating ETSU 12-4 in six innings....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Chaney, Haefner, Yewer run lifetime bests; Buccaneers complete final day at Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 29, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's men's and women's track teams finished the final day of the Raleigh Relays, hosted by N.C. State, with three lifetime bests from juniors Emily Chaney (Maryville, Tenn.), David Haefner (Hamburg, N.Y.) and sophomore Brad Yewer (Newbury, England). ...


Men's Tennis

Visiting ETSU Holds Off Davidson in Men's Tennis, 5-2

DAVIDSON, N.C. (March 28, 2003) - For the fifth straight year, East Tennessee State downed Davidson in men's tennis as the visiting Bucs held off the Wildcats, 5-2, Friday afternoon on Covington Courts. The victory pushes ETSU's record to 7-6 overall and 2-1 in the SoCon while Davidson falls to 9-6 and 2-2....


Women's Tennis

Spartans top Buccaneer women's tennis, 5-2

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team fell, 5-2, to Southern Conference rival, UNC Greensboro, Friday afternoon....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Buccaneer Track and Field completes day one at Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's men's and women's track and field team completed day one of the Raleigh Relays hosted by N.C. State University. The Raleigh Relays showcase some of the nation's best talent and several Buccaneers were there to compete. ...


Softball

Softball drops two close games at Winthrop in extra innings

ROCK HILL, S.C. (Mar. 27, 2003) - Winthrop needed extra innings in both games to put away East Tennessee State in a softball double-header Thursday at Terry Field....


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf finishes ninth at Hatter Spring Fling

DELAND, FLA. (March 25, 2003) - Posting a team score of 333 during second round play of the Hatter Spring Fling at the Victoria Hills Golf Course in DeLand, Fla., the East Tennessee State University women's golf team placed ninth in the 15-team field. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis match with Wofford rescheduled for April 7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar 26, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis match with Wofford has been postponed due to rain. The match has been rescheduled for April 7, with doubles action beginning promptly at 2:30 p.m....


Men's Tennis

Iglesias/Serrano named TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student Athletes of the Week

SPARTANBURG, SC (Mar. 26, 2003) East Tennessee State's men's tennis doubles tandem of Diego Iglesias and Moises Serrano have been named the TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student Athletes of the Week....


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis struggles in 6-1 loss to Davidson

DAVIDSON, N.C. (March 25, 2003) - Davidson's women's tennis team cruised to a 6-1 victory over East Tennessee State, Tuesday afternoon, at Davidson's Covington Courts....


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf team currently 7th at Hatter Spring Fling

DELAND, FLA. (March 24, 2003) - Led by Kristen Fletcher's 8-over-par 80, the East Tennessee State University women's golf team currently sits in a tie for 7th place at the Hatter Spring Fling following first round play Monday at the Victoria Hills Golf Course. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball falls to Western Carolina, 9-5 in final game of series

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 23, 2003) -- For the first time this season and the third time in their career, senior twins Seth and Ryan Foster teamed up to get the win and the save as Western Carolina defeated East Tennessee State 9-5 Sunday afternoon from Hennon Stadium in Cullowhee, N.C. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf rallies for 9th place finish at Schenkel

STATESBORO, Ga. (March 23, 2003) - After some early struggles in the first two rounds of the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational Saturday at the Forest Heights Country Club, the East Tennessee State University men's golf team put together a strong showing on Sunday to climb from 13th to 9th with a team score of 9-over-par 873. ...


Softball

Softball struggles at the plate in 2-0 loss to UNC Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Mar. 23, 2003) - UNC Wilmington sophomore pitcher Jamie Gostyla tossed a complete-game shutout, limiting East Tennessee State to three hits, as the Seahawks took game three of the two-day series, 2-0, Sunday in college softball action....


Men's Tennis

Buccaneers fall to Coll. of Charleston 4-3 in men's tennis

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Mar. 23, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's men's tennis team finished off its weekend of play with a 4-3 loss to College of Charleston Sunday afternoon at the Silcox Courts....


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis back on track with 6-1 conference victory over Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team defeated Western Carolina, 6-1, Sunday at the ETSU outdoor tennis complex. The victory put ETSU back on the winning track and gave head coach Steve Brooks his first conference victory at the helm of the Buccaneer program. ...


Baseball

Western Carolina holds on to defeat Buccaneer Baseball, 13-12

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 22, 2003) -- Despite East Tennessee State scoring three runs in the top of the eighth, Western Carolina was able to hold on for a 13-12 victory over the Buccaneers Saturday afternoon at Hennon Stadium in Cullowhee, N.C. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf battles through opening two rounds at Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational

STATESBORO, Ga. (March 22, 2003) - In an event that features 12 teams that rank in the country's Top 50 - including the nation's No. 1 team and three others that are in the Top 10 - East Tennessee State's men's golf team found it tough to make a dent in the leaderboard during first and second round play at the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invitational hosted by Georgia Southern Saturday at the Forest Heights Country Club. ...


Softball

Softball splits with UNC Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Mar. 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State softball won its Southern Conference opener Saturday by defeating UNC WIlmington 8-2. The Seahawks then garnered their first confernece victory by shutting out ETSU 6-0 in game two of the doubleheader....


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis opens Southern Conference with 4-3 victory over The Citadel

Charleston, S.C. (Mar. 22, 2003) -- East Tennessee State defeated The Citadel, 4-3, in Southern Conference tennis action Saturday afternoon at the Donald C. Bunch Courts. ...


Women's Tennis

Buccaneer women's tennis closes out road trip falling 4-3 to Charleston Southern

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team closed out a long road trip dropping a 4-3 decision to Charleston Southern. The Buccaneers have been on the road since March 15 playing five matches in seven days. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Track and Field opens outdoor season at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 22, 2003) - ETSU sophomore and most outstanding Southern Conference indoor performer, Brad Yewer (Newbury, England), picked up where he left off, winning the men's 3000 meters (8:29.63), as the Buccaneers opened up the 2003 outdoor season at the Charlotte Outdoor Invitational. ...


Baseball

Western Carolina Defeats ETSU Baseball, 20-1

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 21, 2003) -- Western Carolina scored at least one run in each of its innings, thanks to five home runs on the day, en route to a 20-1 victory over East Tennessee State Friday afternoon at Hennon Stadium in Cullowhee, N.C. ...


Men's Basketball

Wake Forest edges ETSU, 76-73 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

TAMPA, Fla. (March 21, 2003) (AP) -- Tiny Tim Smith (Newport News, Va.) and East Tennessee State nearly won one for the little guys. Josh Howard and his athletic Wake Forest teammates made sure bigger was barely better. ...


Women's Tennis

No. 67 College of Charleston crusises to 6-1 victory over Buccaneer women's tennis

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 21, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team fell to Southern Conference opponent College of Charleston, 6-1, Friday in Charleston, S.C. ...


Softball

Softball sweeps Radford in twinbill

RADFORD, Va. (Mar. 19, 2003) -- East Tennessee State claimed a sweep over Radford University in softball action from Dedmon Center Field Wednesday. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer baseball falls 12-4 to Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 18, 2003) - Hokies Brad Bauder and Wyatt Toregas drove in three runs apiece as Virginia Tech handed East Tennessee State a 12-4 baseball loss Tuesday from English Field in Blacksburg, Va. ...


Softball

ETSU declared co-champs of Ringor Invite while Clark, Hazelwood garner all-tournament honors

ROCK HILL, S.C. (March 18, 2003) - East Tennessee State's softball team was declared co-champions of the 24-team Winthrop/Ringor Invitational this past weekend. The Buccaneers carried a 3-0 overall record in the tournament with wins over Hartford, St. John's, and Michigan State before the event was cancelled due to rain....


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis drops 4-3 decision to Murray State

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 18, 2003) - For the second straight match the East Tennessee State University women's tennis team fell short as the Buccaneers dropped a 4-3 decision to Murray State Tuesday afternoon. ...


General News

Men's basketball holds final press conference before NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 17, 2003) -- ETSU's men's basketball team held one final press conference Monday for members of the local media before the team's first round game versus Wake Forest in the NCAA Tournament on Friday....


Baseball

Calicutt dominant in Buccaneer Baseball victory over VMI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 16, 2003) - True freshman lefty Steven Calicutt (Spartanburg, S.C.) had his best game in a Buccaneer uniform on Sunday afternoon, pitching a complete-game two-hitter in a 7-0 ETSU victory over VMI from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf finished 12th at Birkdale Collegiate Classic

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 16, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's golf team concluded play at the Birkdale Collegiate Classic finishing in 12th place after Sunday's 10-over-par team score of 298. The Buccaneers finished the tournament with a two-round score of 605. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU Men's Basketball to face Wake Forest in NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 16, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University men's basketball team will face the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Friday, Mar. 21 in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament from the St. Petersburg Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. and hosted by the University of South Florida....


Men's Basketball

Travel plans for NCAA tournament to be finalized on Monday

NCAA travel plans are being made for the Friday, March 21 appearance of the ETSU Buccaneers against Wake Forest in Tampa, Florida. Through arrangements made in cooperation with the NCAA three travel options are emerging including the possibility of a charter flight originating from Tri-Cities. Final arrangements and costs will be available by noon on Monday through these same outlets. ...


Women's Tennis

Georgia Southern slips past Buccaneer women's tennis, 4-3

STATESBORO, Ga. (March 16, 2003) - Georgia Southern's Marion Leuillier's three-set victory over Buccaneer junior Courtney McInnis (Waterboro, Maine) in No. 5 singles play clinched the Eagles 4-3 Southern Conference victory over East Tennessee State Sunday afternoon at Hanner Courts. ...


Baseball

Strong pitching leads VMI over ETSU Baseball, 3-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 15, 2003) - For the second consecutive day, East Tennessee State and VMI both had tremendous pitching performances, but unlike Friday night it was the Keydets that came away with a 3-1 victory Saturday afternoon from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf 13th after first round at Birkdale Collegiate Classic

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 15, 2003) - After a dry first round, rain caused the second round of the Birkdale Collegiate Classic to be suspended until Sunday with the East Tennessee State men's golf team in 13th place after carding a 19-over-par team score of 307. ...


Softball

Softball rallies to 9-6 victory over Michigan State

Rock Hill, S.C. (Mar. 15, 2003) - East Tennessee State's softball team improved to 3-0 at this weekend's Winthrop Ringor Invitational with a 9-6 come-from-behind victory over Michigan State Saturday....


Women's Tennis

Charlotte tops Buccaneers, 4-2, in women's tennis action

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 15, 2003) - The Charlotte 49ers women's tennis team, behind four singles wins, defeated East Tennessee State, 4-2, at the D.L. Phillips Tennis Complex in Charlotte, N.C. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball wins pitcher's duel over VMI, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 14, 2003) - Senior relief pitcher Jarrod Hyder (Elizabethton, Tenn.) struck out VMI left fielder Allan Wimmer with two outs and the bases loaded in the top of the ninth to preserve a dramatic 2-1 East Tennessee State victory Friday night from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Softball

Softball opens Winthrop Tourney with pair of wins

Rock Hill, S.C. (March 14, 2003) - East Tennessee State's softball team opened play at the 24-team Winthrop Ringor Invitational Friday afternoon....


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Blanks Toledo, 7-0

Johnson City, Tenn. (Mar 14, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team won its third match in a row by shutting out Toledo 7-0 at the ETSU Tennis Center Friday afternoon....


Softball

Tennessee sweeps Buccaneers in doubleheader

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 12, 2003) - Lady Vols sweep doubleheader, as Buccaneers fall 8-0, 8-3, Wednesday in Knoxville....


Women's Tennis

No. 62 Furman blanks Buccaneers, 7-0, in women's tennis Southern Conference opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2003) - The No. 62-ranked Furman Paladins defeated the East Tennessee State University women's tennis team 7-0 Wednesday afternoon in the two teams Southern Conference opener. ...


Men's Golf

Buccaneer men's golf finishes sixth in Seminole Intercollegiate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Mar. 11, 2003) - Senior James Johnson (Barbados) and sophomore Jeremy Hobson (Thonotosassa, Fla.) both tied for 13th to lead ETSU to a sixth place finish in the Seminole Intercollegiate, Tuesday from Golden Eagle Country Club in Tallahassee, Fla. ...


Women's Soccer

Buccaneer Soccer lands one more for 2003 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's head women's soccer coach Heather Henson announced the signing of goalkeeper Sarah Prendergast for the upcoming fall season. The addition gives the Buccaneers a total of 11 new faces for the 2003 campaign. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf currently fifth at Seminole Intercollegiate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2003) - Sophomore Chase Baldwin (Plant City, Fla.) shot a team-best, 3-under-par 69 to help the East Tennessee State men's golf team to a fifth-place standing after the first round of the Seminole Intercollegiate at the Golden Eagle Country Club Monday in Tallahassee, Fla. ...


Baseball

UNCG rallies to defeat Buccaneer Baseball, 6-2

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 9, 2003) - ETSU junior second baseman Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) hit two solo home runs to power the Buccaneer offense, but UNC Greensboro rallied for five runs in the bottom of the eighth to take a, 6-2, victory Sunday afternoon from UNCG Baseball Stadium in Greensboro, N.C. ...


Women's Golf

Buccaneer Women's Golf finishes 10th in the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team finished tenth in the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate, hosted by East Carolina University from the par-72, 6,093-yard Bradford Creek Golf Course in Greenville, N.C....


Softball

Softball wins Big Red Blast, Spetar named Most Outstanding Player

Bowling Green, Ky. (Mar. 9, 2003) -- East Tennessee State claimed the 2003 Big Red Blast championship by finishing the tournament at 3-1 and winning the head-to-head tie breaker with Eastern Illinois, who also finished at 3-1. ...


Baseball

UNC Greensboro defeats Buccaneer Baseball, 5-1

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 8, 2002) - After putting eight runs on the scoreboard last night, the Bucs could not get the same kind of production on Saturday, as UNCG defeated ETSU, 5-1, in Southern Conference baseball action from UNCG Baseball Stadium in Greensboro, N.C....


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf finishes day one of the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate in tenth position

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2003) - The East Tennessee State University's women's golf team finished day one of the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate, hosted by East Carolina University in tenth place. The tournament is being held at the par-72, 6,093-yard Bradford Creek Golf Course in Greenville, N.C....


Men's Basketball

ETSU Men's Basketball advances to NCAA Tournament, defeats Chattanooga, 97-90 in SoCon Championship

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 8, 2002) - East Tennessee State claimed the championship of the 2003 Mountain Dew Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament with a 97-90 win over Chattanooga Saturday evening at the North Charleston Coliseum. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU welcomes SoCon Champion Men's Basketball back to Johnson City Sunday evening

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2003) - A reception to welcome to 2003 Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Champions, East Tennessee State, back to Johnson City will be held Sunday evening at 5:30 p.m. at Brooks Gym on the ETSU campus. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis defeats Winthrop, 4-2

Johnson City, Tenn. (Mar 8, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team garnered back-to-back home wins this weekend following Saturday's 4-2 victory over Winthrop at the ETSU Tennis Center....


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls to Winthrop, 4-3

Johnson City, Tenn. (Mar 8, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women's tennis team rallied back from an early deficit Saturday afternoon, but fell short in the end in losing to Winthrop 4-3 at the ETSU Tennis Center....


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball wins Southern Conference opener, defeating #25 UNCG, 8-1

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Mar. 7, 2003) - Buccaneer sophomore outfielder Kevin Brotherton (Erwin, Tenn.) went 2-for-4 with three RBI and freshman third baseman Shane Byrne (Johnson City, Tenn.) went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI to lead ETSU past UNCG, 8-1, in the Southern Conference opener for both teams Friday night at UNCG Baseball Stadium in Greensboro, N.C. The loss snapped the Spartans' school-record 12-game winning streak....


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf delayed at the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 7, 2003) - The first round of the Bradford Creek Women's Intercollegiate Golf Tournament, scheduled to start Friday, March 7 at 8 a.m., has been delayed due to rain. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU advances to Southern Conference Championship, defeats College of Charleston, 64-55

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Mar. 7, 2003) - East Tennessee State freshman guard Tim Smith (Newport News, Va.) scored 17 points and junior forward Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) added 16 points and 14 rebounds as the Bucs scored a 64-55 win over College of Charleston in the semifinals of the Mountain Dew Southern Conference Tournament at the North Charleston Coliseum. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis blanks Virginia Intermont, 7-0

Johnson City, Tenn. (Mar 7, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team put an end to its early season slump Friday afternoon by sweeping Virginia Intermont 7-0 at the ETSU Tennis Center in Johnson City. ...


Baseball

William and Mary holds on to defeat ETSU Baseball, 7-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 6, 2003) - East Tennessee State could not complete a rally in the bottom of the ninth as William and Mary held on to defeat the Bucs, 7-5, Thursday afternoon from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Men's Basketball

Bucs hold off Wofford in SoCon quarterfinals

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - Tim Smith (Newport News, Va.) scored 23 points and Jerald Fields (Gainesville, Fla.) added 19 to lead East Tennessee State to an 80-75 win over Wofford in the quarterfinals of the 2003 Mountain Dew Southern Conference Basketball Championships at the North Charleston Coliseum. ...


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball Falls to Kentucky, 3-0, Faces William & Mary Tomorrow Afternoon

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 5, 2003) - Freshman Jeremy Hall (Gray, Tenn.) pitched well in his second collegiate start, allowing just three hits in six innings, but Kentucky held the Bucs scoreless and scored three runs of their own in the final two innings to come away with a 3-0 victory Wednesday afternoon from Cliff Hagan Stadium in Lexington, Ky....


Men's Basketball

Buccaneer Basketball prepares for Wofford in Southern Conference Tournament quarterfinals

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 5, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Buccaneer men's basketball team will begin their pursuit of the 2003 Southern Conference Tournament Championship against Wofford, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. from the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, S.C....


Softball

Buccaneer Softball sweeps doubleheader over Mars Hill

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State got a strong performance from its pitching staff to shutout Mars Hill in both games of a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon from Metro Kiwanis Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs fall to College of Charleston at SoCon Tourney, 76-60

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 5, 2003) -- Ninth-seeded College of Charleston used 23 points and 14 rebounds from senior center Wilma Simpson and held eighth-seeded East Tennessee State to just 31-percent shooting en route to a 76-60 on Wednesday night in the first round of the 2003 Mountain Dew Southern Conference Women's Basketball Championships at McAlister Field House....


Men's Basketball

ETSU's Smith, Wadood honored by SoCon media

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2003) - The honors keep coming for East Tennessee State men's basketball players Tim Smith (Newport News, Va.) and Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Va.). ...


Baseball

#12 Mississippi State completes sweep of Buccaneer Baseball with 11-4 victory

STARKVILLE, Miss. (Mar. 2, 2003) - East Tennessee State put four runs on the board against #12 Mississippi State on Sunday, but the Bulldog bats were too much for the Buccaneers as MSU defeated ETSU, 11-4, from Dudy Noble Field from Starkville, Miss. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU's Smith, Wadood earn All-SoCon honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2003) - One day after earning its third-straight Southern Conference North Division championship and a bye in this week's SoCon Tournament, the good news kept coming for the East Tennessee State men's basketball program on Sunday. ...


Baseball

#12 Mississippi State gets great pitching to defeat ETSU Baseball, 10-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 1, 2003) - Mississippi State got tremendous pitching from starter Alan Johnson who shut down the Bucs for seven innings in a 10-1 Bulldog victory in game two of a three game series Saturday afternoon from Dudy Noble Field in Starkville, Miss. ...


Men's Basketball

Bucs earn share of third-straight North Division title and bye in this week's SoCon Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2003) - The largest crowd of the season gathered to see if the East Tennessee State men's basketball team could garner its third-straight Southern Conference North Division title and a bye in this week's SoCon Tournament. ...


Women's Tennis

Buccaneer women's tennis goes undefeated at Eastern Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2003) - East Tennessee State University women's tennis team defeated Eastern Kentucky, Morehead State, and Dayton, to go undefeated over the weekend. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs wrap up regular season with 85-79 win over Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 1, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team boasted six players scoring in double figures for the second time this year, as the Buccaneers closed out the 2002-03 regular season with a 85-79 win over Wofford Saturday afternoon from Memorial Center....


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball falls to Mississippi State, 7-0

STARKVILLE, Miss. (Feb. 28, 2003) -- The 12th-ranked Bulldogs struck for seven runs in the first three innings and the Bucs could not recover as Mississippi State (3-1) blanked East Tennessee State (4-4), 7-0 at Dudy Noble Field in Starkville, Miss. The two teams continue their three-game weekend series Saturday at 2 p.m. ...


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis Blanks Eastern Kentucky, 7-0

RICHMOND, KY (Feb. 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State University swept all six singles matches and all three doubles matches en route to a 7-0 blanking of the Eastern Kentucky University women's tennis team Friday afternoon at the Greg Adams Indoor Tennis Center on Eastern's campus....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Howard, Habbestad named to TIAA-CREF Academic All-Southern Conference Team

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State University track athletes Cheryl Howard (Sugar Run, Pa) and Jennifer Habbestad (Tampa, Fla.) were named to the TIAA-CREF Academic All-Southern Conference teams for winter 2003. A total of 77 student-athletes, representing all 12 Southern Conference institutions, were named to the team. ...


Baseball

ETSU Baseball travels to #12 Mississippi State this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Buccaneer baseball team will travel to Starkville, Miss. this weekend for a three-game series with the No. 12-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs....


Softball

Buccaneer Softball doubleheader versus Tennessee postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's softball game versus the University of Tennessee has been postponed due to inclement weather. The doubleheader will be made up on March 12, at 3 and 5 p.m. in Knoxville. ...


Baseball

Gardner-Webb defeats Buccaneer Baseball, 9-0

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2003) -- Gardner-Webb got great pitching, scattering six ETSU hits in a 9-0 victory over the Bucs Tuesday afternoon from Varsity Field in Boiling Springs, S.C....


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf team finishes 9th at Puerto Rico Classic

PALMER, Puerto Rico (Feb. 25, 2003) - Shooting a 295 for their best single-round team score of the week, the East Tennessee State men's golf team placed ninth following final round play of the Puerto Rico Classic Tuesday at the Rio Mar Country Club in Palmer, P.R....


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf in tenth after two rounds in Puerto Rico Classic

PALMER, Puerto Rico (Feb. 24, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Buccaneer men's golfers shot a second-round 301 in Monday morning action to tie for 10th after two days of the Puerto Rico Classic, from Rio Mar Country Club in Palmer, Puerto Rico. ...


Men's Basketball

Furman spoils ETSU's stay atop SoCon North standings

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2003) - Only two days removed from climbing into a tie for first place in the Southern Conference North Division standings, the East Tennessee State men's basketball team fell victim to poor second-half shooting and dropped an 84-71 contest to the Furman Paladins Monday night at Memorial Center. ...


Men's Tennis

ETSU Men's Tennis loses to Old Dominion, 4-3

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2003) - The East Tennessee State men's tennis team battled hard in singles play, but fell to No. 75 Old Dominion, 4-3, Monday from the Bristol Racquet and Fitness Club in Bristol, Tenn....


Women's Basketball

Furman dominates Lady Bucs, 70-49

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 24, 2003)- A career showing by sophomore Laney Harris and a powerful inside-outside game keyed a dominating Furman performance Monday night as the Lady Paladins defeated East Tennessee State 70-49 in Timmons Arena. ...


Baseball

Dramatic home run leads ETSU Baseball over Binghamton, 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior second baseman Andy Howdeshell (Maryville, Tenn.) hit a solo home run over the right field fence to lead off the bottom of the eighth and give the Bucs the lead in a 3-2 victory over Binghamton Sunday from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn....


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf tied for sixth at Puerto Rico Classic

PALMER, Puerto Rico (Feb. 23, 2003) - East Tennessee State freshman Derek McNamara (Galway, Ireland) shot an even-par 72 to tie for eighth-place on the leaderboard and power the Buccaneer men's golf team in the first round of the Puerto Rico Classic Sunday at the par-72, 6,954-yard Westin Rio Mar Country Club in Palmer, Puerto Rico....


Softball

Softball returns home from First Pitch Classic following 3-1 loss to Pitt

Charlotte, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2003) - East Tennessee State's softball team fell to Pittsburgh 3-1 Sunday, eliminating the Buccaneers from UNC Charlotte's First Pitch Classic. Junior pitcher Tiffany McVay (Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.) pitched all seven innings for the Buccaneers, allowing just two hits, while striking out eight....


Baseball

ETSU Baseball splits doubleheader with Binghamton

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State had an offensive explosion in game one, defeating Binghamton, 13-3, in the first half of a doubleheader before the Bearcats turned the table, taking down the Bucs, 15-7, in game two Saturday from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Men's Basketball

Bucs move into three-way tie for first place with 89-86 victory at Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2003) -- Western Carolina freshman Corey Muirhead scored a career-high 23 points, but the Catamounts (8-17, 5-9 SoCon) could not overcome 22 points from ETSU's senior guard Ryan Lawson (Rogersville, Tenn.) and 21 from freshman point guard Tim Smith (Newport News, Va.) as East Tennessee State (16-9, 10-4 SoCon) held on for an 89-86 victory Saturday night at the Ramsey Activity Center. ...


Softball

Day Two of the First Pitch Softball Classic Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2003) - Day Two of the Charlotte 49ers softball team's First Pitch Classic has been postponed due to inclement weather. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis falls to No. 68 UAB

Bristol, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team lost its fourth straight match of the early 2003 season to a ranked team Saturday afternoon at the Bristol Racquet and Fitness Club. ETSU (2-4) began the day by dropping three doubles matches to the 68th-ranked Blazers, who improve their overall record to 5-3....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Brad Yewer named named Most Outstanding Track Performer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2003) - East Tennessee State sophomore Brad Yewer (Newbury, England) won three Southern Conference titles and was awarded with the Most Outstanding Track Performer, as the Buccaneer men's and women's teams finished fifth overall in the 2003 SoCon Indoor Track and Field Championships....


Women's Basketball

Davidson defeats Buccaneers, 70-57

The Davidson women's basketball team downed East Tennessee State Saturday afternoon, 70-57. The victory pushes Davidson's record to 12-13 overall and 7-9 in the SoCon while ETSU falls to 8-17 and 5-11. ...


Baseball

ETSU Baseball games to begin at 1 p.m. this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2003) - The East Tennessee State baseball games against Binghamton on Saturday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, Feb. 23 will begin at 1 p.m. from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. These game times vary from the times on earlier schedules. ...


Softball

Softball splits two at Charlotte First Pitch Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2003) - East Tennessee State softball defeated Robert Morris, 11-3, and fell to SoCon rival College of Charleston, 8-0, in Friday action of the First Pitch Classic, hosted by Charlotte from the Phillips Softball Complex in Charlotte, N.C....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Howard and Yewer crowned Southern Conference Champions as day one of championship concludes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's and women's track teams completed day one of the Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships crowning two SoCon champions. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by ETSU, set to begin

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2003) - The Southern Conference Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships will take place this weekend, Friday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 22 in the Memorial Center on the campus of East Tennessee State University....


Baseball

Rain cancels Wednesday's Vanderbilt - ETSU baseball game

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2003) - The ETSU - Vanderbilt game scheduled for today has been canceled due to heavy rain in the Nashville area. No make-up date has been set. ...


Softball

Softball drops two close games at Middle Tennessee State

Middle Tennessee State's softball team (3-3) swept East Tennessee (1-3) 5-4, 7-6 in MTSU's home opener Wednesday at Lady Raider Field in Mufreesboro, Tenn. ...


Baseball

ETSU baseball battles, but falls to Vanderbilt, 5-4

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2003) - The baseball Bucs jumped on Vanderbilt early, but the Commodores came back for a tight 5-4 victory Tuesday afternoon against East Tennessee State from Hawkins Field in Nashville, Tenn....


Men's Basketball

Smith nets career high as Bucs overcome 19-point, second-half deficit to drop UNCG

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Feb. 18, 2003) - East Tennessee State rallied from a 19 point second half deficit to post a 75-73 victory over UNC Greensboro Tuesday night in Southern Conference men's basketball action in Fleming Gymnasium. ETSU's Jerald Fields (Gainesville, Fla.) blocked UNCG's Ray Bristow's layup at the buzzer to secure the victory for the Buccanneers. ...


Women's Basketball

East Tennessee State women's basketball falls, 73-62, to UNC Greensboro

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team struggled to find their shooting touch as the Buccaneers fell 73-62 to the Spartans of UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference action Tuesday night at Memorial Center. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU men's basketball game against UNC Greensboro postponed

The ETSU men's basketball team was scheduled to return to action Feb. 17 at UNC Greensboro, but inclement weather has forced the game to be postponed. The Spartans and the Buccaneers will meet Tuesday night with tip-off set to begin at 7 p.m. ...


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball game versus UNC Greensboro rescheduled for Feb. 18

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2003) - The ETSU women's basketball team was scheduled to return to action Feb. 17 against UNC Greensboro, but inclement weather and dangerous road conditions have forced the game to be rescheduled. The Spartans and Lady Bucs will meet Tuesday night. Tip-off remains 7 p.m. ...


Baseball

ETSU Baseball begins 2003 season with two wins over Xavier

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Buccaneer Baseball team began the 2003 season on Sunday by defeating Xavier, 6-5 and 8-3, in two games of a scheduled tripleheader Sunday from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. ...


Baseball

Saturday's East Tennessee State baseball opener cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2003) - Saturday's scheduled doubleheader between East Tennessee State and Xavier has been cancelled due to inclement weather....


Men's Basketball

Freshmen lead the way as Buccaneers roll to 87-72 victory over Davidson

DAVIDSON, N.C. (Feb. 15, 2003) -- East Tennessee State University's men's basketball team defeated conference foe Davidson, 87-72, Saturday night at Davidson's Belk Arena....


Women's Tennis

East Tennessee State women's tennis sweeps two matches

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (February 15, 2003) - The East Tennessee State women's tennis team shutout Carson-Newman and North Greenville, 7-0, Saturday from Memorial Center in Johnson City, Tenn....


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs fall to Western Carolina, 82-71

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Feb. 15, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Lady Bucs began Saturday's game against Western Carolina on a 12-2, but the Lady Catamounts came overcame that early deficit to earn a 82-71 victory over ETSU. ...


Softball

Buccaneer Softball splits first two games of season

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (Feb. 14, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Buccaneer softball team opened their 2003 season by splitting a doubleheader at South Carolina State. ETSU opened the afternoon with an 11-1 victory over the Lady Bulldogs, but SCSU rebounded to take a 13-5 win in game two....


Baseball

Buccaneer Baseball holds media day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2003) -- The East Tennessee State University baseball team held their annual media day on Wednesday from Cardinal Park in Johnson City, Tenn. Head coach Tony Skole and his players discussed the upcoming 2003 season with the local media. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf finishes fourth at Tulane Invitational

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Feb. 11, 2003) - The East Tennessee State Buccaneer men's golfers shot a final-round 295 to finish fourth (301-297-295=893) in the Tulane Invitational Tuesday at the English Turn Golf and Country Club in New Orleans, La. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU's junior Jerald Fields named SoCon Player of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2003) - After eclipsing his season-high for scoring last week against Georgia Southern and then reaching a career-high Monday night against Western Carolina, East Tennessee State junior forward Jerald Fields (Gainesville, Fla.) has been honored for his efforts by being selected as the Southern Conference Player of the Week for games played between Feb. 5 and Feb. 10, 2003. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Brad Yewer named Southern Conference Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 11, 2003) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Brad Yewer was named Southern Conference Athlete of the Week after his performances at the Rod McCravy Memorial track meet hosted by the University of Kentucky. ...


Men's Golf

ETSU men's golf tied for third at Tulane Invitational

NEW ORLEANS, La. (Feb. 10, 2003) - East Tennessee State senior James Johnson (Barbados) shot even-par (70-74=144) to tie for second place after two rounds of the Tulane Invitational Monday at the English Turn Golf and Country Club in New Orleans, La. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU junior Jerald Fields fires career-high 30 points on way to 89-71 win over Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.(Feb. 10, 2003) - In each of East Tennessee State's last two games, Jerald Fields (Gainesville, Fla.) had eclipsed his season high for scoring. Against Western Carolina, Fields went a step further. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs hold off College of Charleston, 82-80

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 10, 2003) -- College of Charleston rallied back from a 15-point deficit only to fall at the last second by two points to the Lady Bucs of East Tennessee State, 82-80, in women's basketball action this afternoon from the John Kresse Arena in Charleston, S.C....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Vernon places second as final day of Rod McCravy Memorial concludes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2003)- East Tennessee State University's Chantelle Vernon (Markham, Ontario) placed second in the 60-meter dash, as the final day of the Rod McCravy Memorial track meet, hosted by the University of Kentucky, concluded....


Men's Basketball

Georgia Southern tops Buccaneers, 87-83

STATESBORO, Ga. (Feb. 8, 2003) - Julius Jenkins nailed a three-pointer with 44 seconds left to put Georgia Southern ahead and propel the Eagles to an 87-83 win over East Tennessee State Saturday night at Hanner Fieldhouse....


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis defeated by No. 16 Tennessee, 6-1

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2003) -- 16th-ranked Tennessee defeated No. 74 ETSU 6-1 Saturday at UT's Goodfriend Indoor Tennis Center. The victory improved Tennessee's record to 5-0 this season, while the Buccaneers fall to 2-3. ETSU's three losses this season have all been against top-25 opponents. ...


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls to Campbell University, 6-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team fell, 6-1, to host Campbell University Saturday at the Nisbet Tennis Center. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs squander lead, fall to Appalachian State, 76-65

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team was ready to make its late-season surge in the Southern Conference standings, but after losing to Appalachian State 76-65 at Memorial Center Saturday afternoon, the Buccaneers took a step in the wrong direction....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Cheryl Howard places fifth in high jump; Buccaneers complete day one of Rod McCravy Memorial

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's track and field team completed day one of the Rod McCravy Memorial hosted by the University of Kentucky Friday....


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer commits 10 for 2003 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's head women's soccer coach Heather Henson announced Friday that 10 student-athletes have made commitments to join the Buccaneer program in 2003. ...


Women's Soccer

Giving back to the game they love; women's soccer performs clinic for Kingsport Girls Inc.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's soccer team traveled to Kingsport on Wednesday to run a small clinic for 60 young girls from the Kingsport Girls Inc. ...


Football

Hamilton announces 2003 football recruiting class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State University head football coach Paul Hamilton announced his 2003 recruiting class Wednesday during a press conference at Memorial Center. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU's big men power past VMI in 93-76 victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2003) - Head coach Ed DeChellis ' game plan called for East Tennessee State to pound Virginia Military in the paint and under the basket. Apparently, the Buccaneers were attentive pupils this week in practice. ...


General News

ETSU Athletic Department holds Academic Recognition Night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2003) - At halftime of Tuesday night's men's basketball victory over VMI, the ETSU Athletic Department honored Fall 2002's outstanding academic achievements with Academic Recognition Night....


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs outlast Georgia Southern, 98-92, as six players score in double figures

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (February 3, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team outscored Georgia Southern 98-92 in a fast-paced shooting marathon at Memorial Center Monday night. ETSU shot over 46 percent from the floor, led by six players who scored in double figures, to improve its overall record to 7-13 (4-7 SoCon). ...


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis falls to East Carolina, defeats Norfolk State at Virginia Commonwealth Invitational

RICHMOND, VA. (Feb. 2, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team fell to East Carolina, 4-1, and defeated Norfolk State, 4-1, in the final day of Virginia Commonwealth Invitational. ...


Men's Basketball

East Tennessee State rally falls just short against Chattanooga, 99-94

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2003) -- After shooting 68 percent from the floor in the first half Saturday and owning a 57-43 lead at the break, Chattanooga withstood a furious rally from East Tennessee State and held on for a 99-94 Southern Conference victory. It was UTC's sixth straight victory over the Buccaneers. ...


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis splits two matches at Virginia Commonwealth

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb. 1, 2003) - The East Tennessee State women's tennis team split two matches, falling to host Virginia Commonwealth, 5-0, then defeating George Mason, 5-0, in Saturday action of the VCU 4-1 Invitational from the Thalhimer Tennis Center in Richmond, Va....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU's Chantelle Vernon sets school record, wins 60 meters

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2003) - The Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational concluded Saturday night, with ETSU sophomore Chantelle Vernon (Markahm, Ontario) breaking her own school record and winning the 60-meter dash (7.56)....


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs fall to Chattanooga, 90-72

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Tiffany Patton scored a career-high 20 points as part of her first career double-double, as the Lady Mocs dropped Southern Conference foe East Tennessee State 90-72 Saturday night. ...


Men's Tennis

No. 71 ETSU Men's Tennis Falls to No. 23 Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 31, 2003) - The No. 71-ranked East Tennessee State men's tennis team continued on their early-season road swing as they fell to No. 23-ranked Wake Forest, 6-1, Friday evening from the Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Center in Winston-Salem, N.C....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Day one of Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational complete

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2003) - Day one of the Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational, hosted by East Tennessee State University, came to a close Friday night. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational set for much anticipated return

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2003) - East Tennessee State University head track and field coach Dave Walker and staff are in the final preparations for the return of the Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational, that will be held in ETSU's Memorial Center Jan. 31 - Feb. 1. ...


Women's Basketball

Verdell named Southern Conference Player of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior Kiya Verdell (Hartwell, Ga.) has been selected the Southern Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week for January 28....


Men's Basketball

Davidson's long-range attack sinks Buccaneers, snaps ETSU's 12-game home winning streak

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2003) - Davidson, a team that has made more 3-point field goals than any other squad in the NCAA this season, displayed its preferred mode of attack once again Monday night by hitting on 11-of-22 shots from beyond the arc and dropping East Tennessee State 80-71 in front of 3,809 fans at Memorial Center. ...


Men's Tennis

No. 69 Men's Tennis Falls to No. 16 Virginia Commonwealth

RICHMOND, Va. (January 26, 2003) - 16th ranked Virginia Commonwealth, host of the VCU Men's Tennis Invitational, defeated visiting No. 69 East Tennessee State 5-0 on Sunday. It was the Buccaneer's first loss of the 2003 season after opening tournament with wins over Delaware and Norfolk State. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs make it two straight with win at Wofford, 70-65

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 27, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team snapped a six game winless streak on the road with a 70-65 victory at Wofford Monday night....


Football

Moore's TD catch helps Team USA win Rotary Gridiron Classic College All-Star Game

ORLANDO, Fla. (January 25, 2003) - East Tennessee State senior wide receiver Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) scored the first points of the 2003 Rotary Gridiron Classic College All-Star Game as he helped Team USA to a 20-17 victory over Team Florida Saturday....


Men's Basketball

Second-half surge powers Bucs to 20-point road win

Spartanburg, S.C. (Jan. 25, 2003) -- Tiras Wade (Tampa, Fla.) had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead four East Tennessee State players in double figures as the Buccaneers broke open a tight game in the second half for an 81-61 Southern Conference victory tonight in Spartanburg, S.C. ...


Men's Tennis

69th ranked men's tennis opens spring season undefeated

RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 25, 2003) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team, which is currently ranked 69th in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, opened its 2003 spring season at the Virginia Commonwealth Invitational with a 5-0 win over Delaware and 4-1 decision over Norfolk State. ...


Women's Tennis

Buccaneers drop Radford, 5-2, as women's tennis opens up spring season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2003) - East Tennessee State University women's tennis team opened up the spring season with a win over Radford, 5-2, Saturday at Virginia Tech. ...


Women's Basketball

Verdell's jumper lifts Lady Bucs over Davidson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (January 25, 2003) - Junior Kiya Verdell's (Hartwell, Ga.) running jumper in the lane with 2.8 seconds left gave East Tennessee State's women's basketball team a 66-64 victory over Davidson Saturday afternoon from Memorial Center....


Softball

ETSU softball picked to finish sixth in SoCon, while three players earn preseason honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2003) - The Southern Conference 2003 preseason softball poll and all-league teams were released on Wednesday. East Tennessee State was tabbed to finish sixth in the conference, while Chattanooga was picked to defend its title for the fourth straight year....


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs struggle in 86-64 loss to Furman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team has struggled with its perimeter shooting all season long and Furman (9-7, 5-2 SoCon) didn't hesitate to expose ETSU's weakness in an 86-74 victory over the Buccaneers (4-12, 1-6 SoCon) Monday night from Memorial Center....


Men's Basketball

Bucs hold off VMI, 67-62

LEXINGTON, Va. (Jan. 18, 2002) -- East Tennessee State shot 63 percent from the floor in the second half to outlast VMI, 67-62, Saturday afternoon from Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va. Freshman guard Ben Rhoda (Dayton, Ohio) led five Bucs in double figures with 19 points. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Chaney wins 5,000 meters; Buccaneers open indoor season at Virginia Tech and Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2003) - East Tennessee State University men and women's indoor track team opened up the indoor season traveling to Virginia Tech and Appalachian State. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs' comeback falls short versus College of Charleston

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (January 18, 2003) - East Tennessee State junior Jessica Lonon (Sylvania, Ga.) scored 12 of her team-high 15 points in the second half, but the Buccaneers late surge wasn't enough as College of Charleston defeated the Lady Bucs 74-71 in Memorial Center Saturday afternoon....


Football

Cecil Moore Named to All-Southeast Region Team

Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2002) East Tennessee State senior wide receiver Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) was named to Don Hansen's National Football Gazette Southeast Region Team, released Thursday afternoon....


Women's Golf

Women's Golf begins practice for upcoming season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's women's golf team has begun practice for their upcoming spring season. The Buccaneers have many new faces in 2003, including head coach Stefanie Reynolds , who looks to better last season's fifth place Southern Conference Tournament finish. ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field gears up for upcoming indoor season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2003) - East Tennessee State University men's and women's track and field teams are gearing up for the upcoming indoor season. With the addition of assistant coach Michelle Byrne , head coach Dave Walker looks to improve on last seasons fifth place Southern Conference Indoor Championship finish. ...


Baseball

Baseball begins practice for spring season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's baseball team is in full swing as the Buccaneers have begun practicing for the 2003 spring season. You can bet head coach Tony Skole will have his players ready to compete for a Southern Conference championship, as his team gears up for a tough non-conference schedule....


Softball

Softball begins practice for spring season

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....


Men's Tennis

Yaser Zaatini named interim head coach of men's tennis at East Tennessee State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2003) - Yaser Zaatini has been named the head coach of East Tennessee State's men's tennis program on an interim basis. Zaatini will replace long-time head coach Dave Mullins , who has recently been named the school's interim director of athletics....


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis begins practice for spring season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's men's tennis team has begun practicing for its upcoming spring season. ...


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis begins practice for 2003 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2003)-- East Tennessee State's women's tennis team has begun practicing for its upcoming spring season....


General News

2003 Buccaneer Baseball season tickets; Southern Conference Basketball tournament tickets on sale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (January 13, 2003) - Support your ETSU Buccaneers by purchasing your 2003 baseball season tickets and join the Buccaneer basketball teams in Charleston, S.C. for the Southern Conference basketball tournament by reserving your tickets today. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU withstands College of Charleston rally, stays perfect at home with 65-61 win

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2003) - Holding a lead of as much as 23 points in the second half, East Tennessee State's men's basketball team seemed well on its way to avenging an overtime loss to league rival College of Charleston in last year's Southern Conference Tournament. ...


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball downs Western Carolina, 82-74

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (January 13, 2003) - Freshman point guard Adrienne Walker (Augusta, Ga.) poured in a career-high 16 points, including six-of-six shooting from the free throw line down the stretch to secure an 82-74 victory over Southern Conference opponent Western Carolina Monday evening at Memorial Center. ...


Men's Tennis

Buc tennis teams put on clinic for area children

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's men's and women's tennis programs put on a junior clinic as part of the Snow Volleys Doubles Championships Sunday at Memorial Center. ETSU players and coaches were on hand to offer instruction to those who participated. ...


Women's Tennis

Buc tennis teams put on clinic for area children

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's men's and women's tennis programs put on a junior clinic as part of the Snow Volleys Doubles Championships Sunday at Memorial Center. ETSU players and coaches were on hand to offer instruction to those who participated. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs to host Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's women's basketball team will play host to Southern Conference opponent Western Carolina on Monday, Jan. 13 with tip-off set for 5 p.m. in Memorial Center. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU outlasts The Citadel for second SoCon win, 87-81

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2003) - Even though his team improved to 2-1 in Southern Conference play and won its 11th-straight home game dating back to last season, ETSU head basketball coach Ed DeChellis was still shaking his head following the Buccaneers 87-81 win over The Citadel Saturday at Memorial Center. ...


Women's Basketball

UNC Greensboro rides late run to defeat Lady Bucs, 71-60

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2003) -- UNC Greensboro used a late run to pull out a 71-60 victory over East Tennessee State in Southern Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon from Fleming Gym in Greensboro, N.C. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball continues excellence in the classroom; several players collect academic honors

Johnson City, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2003) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team continued its strong tradition of excellence in the classroom as a number of its student-athletes collected academic accolades for the fall semester....


Women's Basketball

Appalachian State edges Buccaneers, 79-76

BOONE, N.C. (Jan. 8, 2003) Jessica Jank and Tiffani Johnson scored 14 points apiece to lead Appalachian State University to a 79-76 win over East Tennessee State at the Holmes Center Wednesday evening. The victory was Appalachian's (2-10, 1-2 SoCon) first of the season in league play and improved its record to 2-1 at home. The victory marked the third straight over East Tennessee State (3-9, 0-3 SoCon). ...


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational set to return Jan. 31 - Feb. 1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2003) - East Tennessee State University head track and field coach Dave Walker held a press conference today to discuss the upcoming Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational that is to be held Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at ETSU's Memorial Center. ...


Men's Basketball

Bucs score 94 points, despite loss to hot-shooting Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. Appalachian State's Shawn Hall registered a career-high 37 points on 12-of-25 shooting from the floor as the Mountaineers (7-3, 1-0 SoCon) used a torrid shooting pace in their 108-94 victory over East Tennessee State at Holmes Center Monday night. ...


General News

Barbie Breedlove joins ETSU Athletic Department as Senior Woman Administrator

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 6, 2003) - East Tennessee State University announced today that Barbie Breedlove has been hired as the Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator. Breedlove comes to ETSU from Appalachian State University were she served as head women's basketball coach. ...


Football

Scott Carter named to Division I-AA Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team for second year

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2003) - East Tennessee State University fullback Scott Carter was named, for the second straight year, to the Division I-AA Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team for his performance in the classroom. ...


Men's Basketball

Nuckles tap in, freshman trio highlight ETSU's nationally-televised 96-94 overtime win over UNC Greensboro

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2003) - In a game that featured a trio of freshmen playing like battle-tested veterans, East Tennessee State true freshman Brad Nuckles (Council, Va.) stood above his youthful peers thanks to two critical buckets down the stretch - including the game winner. ...


Women's Basketball

Georgia Southern outlasts Lady Bucs 78-69

Statesboro, Ga. -- Lady Bucs senior guard Kiya Verdell (Hartwell, Ga.) hit the first six 3-point shots she attempted and finished 6-of-7 from long range for a team-high 18 points, but the effort was not good enough as the East Tennessee State women dropped a 78-69 Southern Conference matchup with Georgia Southern Saturday night at Hanner Fieldhouse. ...


Men's Basketball

Buccaneers to take on UNC Greensboro Saturday at 2 p.m. on ESPN2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 3, 2003) - East Tennessee State University's men's basketball team will take their first step en route to a third straight regular season title as they open Southern Conference play Saturday against UNC Greensboro at 2 p.m. in a game that will be televised to a national audience on ESPN2. ...


Men's Basketball

Bucs prep for conference opener with 108-57 win over Juniata

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 2, 2003) - With a nationally-televised conference opener just around the corner, the East Tennessee State University men's basketball breezed through their final non-conference tune up game with a 108-57 trouncing of Division III Juniata College. ...


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball falls to Chattanooga in Southern Conference opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 2, 2003) - East Tennessee State's women' basketball team had nothing to be ashamed of after its 77-65 loss to Chattanooga in the Southern Conference opener for both teams at Memorial Center Thursday night. ...


Men's Golf

Golf teams anticipate completion of state-of-the-art practice facility

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 31, 2002) - Construction continues for the brand new men and women's golf practice facility. The facility is designed by Tom Fazio, one of the most renowned golf architects in the world, and will include a long shot tee, six target greens, a short game practice area, putting green, two indoor heated hitting bays, coaches offices, a players lounge, meeting room and hall of fame. ...


Women's Golf

Golf teams anticipate completion of state-of-the-art practice facility

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 31, 2002) - Construction continues for the brand new men and women's golf practice facility. The facility is designed by Tom Fazio, one of the most renowned golf architects in the world, and will include a long shot tee, six target greens, a short game practice area, putting green, two indoor heated hitting bays, coaches offices, a players lounge, meeting room and hall of fame. ...


Men's Basketball

Tiras Wade named to South Florida Shootout All Tournament team

TAMPA, Fla. (December 30, 2002) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Tiras Wade has been named to the South Florida Shootout All Tournament team after his performance against Belmont and South Florida on December 28th and 29th. ...


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball downs UNC Asheville, six players score double figures

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2002) - East Tennessee State women's basketball team didn't show many signs of rust coming off a 12-day break from action. On Monday night the Buccaneers closed out 2002 on a positive note with an 84-77 victory over UNC Asheville at Memorial Center....


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball falls to host USF, 68-56, in final of South Florida Shootout

TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 29, 2002) -- East Tennessee State had their two-game winning streak snapped as the South Florida Bulls downed the Bucs, 68-56, in the finals of the South Florida Shootout from the Sun Dome in Tampa, Fla. ...


Men's Basketball

Buccaneer Men's Basketball reaches final of South Florida Shootout after defeating Belmont, 71-61

TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 28, 2002) -- Junior forward Jerald Fields (Gainesville, Fla.), junior forward Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) and sophomore Tiras Wade (Tampa, Fla.) each scored 15 points as East Tennessee State beat Belmont 71-61 in the first round of the University of South Florida Holiday Classic on Saturday. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU starts Christmas off right, unwraps 93-82 win over Coastal Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 20, 2002) - Before heading off for a short Christmas break, the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team started the holidays off right with a 93-82 victory over non-conference foe Coastal Carolina Friday night at Memorial Center. ...


General News

Academic report card in, Buccaneers making strides on the field and in the classroom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 20, 2002) - USA Today recognized East Tennessee State University's student-athletes for their performance in the classroom in the second annual USA Today/NCAA Academic Achievement Awards. ...


General News

ETSU President Dr. Paul E. Stanton Jr. names Dave Mullins as interim athletics director

Johnson City, Tenn. (Dec. 20, 2002) - East Tennessee State University President Dr. Paul E. Stanton Jr. named longtime men's tennis coach Dave Mullins as interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics on Friday. ...


General News

ETSU ticket office announces Blue & Gold Holiday Package

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 19, 2002)- The East Tennessee State University athletic ticket office is offering fans of Buccaneer basketball a ticket package that makes the perfect holiday gift idea. ...


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball falls to Coastal Carolina, 72-62

CONWAY, S.C. (Dec. 18, 2002) -- The Lady Bucs held a commanding advantage on the boards, but the Coastal Carolina women's basketball team defeated East Tennessee State, 72-62, Wednesday evening from Kimbel Arena in Conway, S.C. ...


Women's Soccer

Buccaneer Soccer: 2002 Season in Review, Q&A with Head Coach Heather Henson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 17, 2002) - East Tennessee State University women's soccer team finished the 2002 campaign 6-11-1 overall, 3-5-1 in Southern Conference play. The Buccaneers, who finished their sixth season as a varsity sport, accomplished many goals and broke several school records as a team and individually in 2002. ...


Men's Basketball

Tiras Wade named Southern Conference Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (December 17, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's Tiras Wade was named Southern Conference Player of the Week for leading the Buccaneers to a 106-70 win over Virginia-Wise on Dec. 14. ...


Men's Basketball

Cavaliers Outlast Buccaneers 84-76

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (December 17, 2002) - With a four-point lead at halftime and the Virginia Cavaliers struggling to find a rhythm after a 13-day break from play, East Tennessee State seemed to have their Atlantic Coast Conference opponent right where they wanted them. ...


Women's Soccer

Buccaneer Soccer receives National Academic Honor for second straight year

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 16, 2002) - East Tennessee State University women's soccer team has been honored for the second consecutive year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for success not only on the field but also in the classroom. ...


Men's Basketball

Sophomore Tiras Wade finds Brooks Gym to his liking, scores 34 points in 106-70 win over Wise

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2002) - Tiras Wade (Tampa, Fla.) once scored 50 points in a game during his high school years. He was on pace to eclipse that mark Saturday. ...


General News

East Tennessee State Athletic Department Continues Building Toward The Future

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 12, 2002) - East Tennessee State University continues to build towards the future as two projects are well underway....


General News

Buccaneers help kick off the holidays, team up with Marine Corps for Toys for Tots

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 11, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's student-athletes helped make Christmas a little brighter for local children as the Buccaneers teamed up with the United States Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program Wednesday night. ...


Softball

ETSU softball signs Gaynord to National Letter of Intent

Johnson City, Tenn. (December 10, 2002) - East Tennessee State head softball coach Amy Fuller announced Stephanie Gaynord has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Buccaneers next spring....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Buccaneers open track and field indoor season with promising results

BOONE, N.C. (December 7, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's men's and women's indoor track and field season officially began Saturday, at the third Appalachian Indoor Track Meet hosted by Appalachian State University and held at the George Holmes Convocation Center. ...


Men's Basketball

Freshman guard Tim Smith gets first career start and helps lead ETSU past UNC Asheville, 87-69

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's men's basketball coach Ed DeChellis made a change in his starting lineup for Saturday's game with UNC Asheville. It proved to be a good move. ...


Men's Tennis

East Tennessee State "Snow Volleys" set for Jan. 9-19, 2003

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 7, 2002) - East Tennessee State University has announced the 8th Annual ETSU Snow Volleys Doubles Championships will be held Jan. 9-19, 2003 . ...


Softball

Amy Fuller, new women's softball coach, begins tenure at ETSU

Johnson City, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2002) - Former University of Tennessee at Martin women's softball coach Amy Fuller began her tenure as head coach of the East Tennessee State University squad this week. ...


Women's Basketball

ETSU women's basketball dominates Tusculum in home opener; Trantham scores 14, grabs 15 boards

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team survived a sluggish start in Thursday's home opener, but went on to a convincing 85-59 win over Tusculum College in Memorial Center......


Men's Basketball

Buccaneers play well, but Vanderbilt prevails, 86-75

Nashville, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2002) -- East Tennessee State kept the game close Wednesday night against Vanderbilt, but could not overcome the Commodores in a 86-75 Buccaneer loss from Memorial Gym in Nashville, Tenn. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs fall to Middle Tennessee State, 95-70

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2002)- Middle Tennessee State shot a torrid 59 percent from the floor and East Tennessee State shot 45 percent in a 95-70 MTSU victory over the Lady Bucs Monday night from Murphy Center in Murfreesboro, Tenn....


Men's Basketball

UNC Wilmington defeats East Tennessee State, 78-57

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Nov. 30, 2002) - East Tennessee State fell behind early in the first half and could not recover as the UNC Wilmington Seahawks defeated the Bucs, 78-57, Saturday afternoon from Trask Coliseum in Wilmington, N.C. ...


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball comes up short in consolation game, falls to Arkansas State 63-48

ATLANTA, Ga. (November 30, 2002) -- East Tennessee State's women's basketball team went on a run late in the second half, but Arkansas State hit some key three-point baskets and converted on its free throws down the stretch as the Lady Indians defeated ETSU 63-48 in the consolation game of the Atlanta Marriott NW Classic Saturday afternoon at Alexander Memorial Coliseum in Atlanta, Ga. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs open holiday tournament with loss to Georgia Tech

ATLANTA, Ga. (November, 29,2002) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team shot a dismal 13-of-61 (21.3%) from the floor as Georgia Tech (3-1) handily defeated ETSU (1-3) 85-35 in the opening round of the Atlanta Marriott NW Classic Friday afternoon from Alexander Memorial Coliseum in Atlanta, Ga....


Women's Basketball

ETSU women's basketball picks up 72-60 victory at Radford

RADFORD, Va. (November 27, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team claimed a 72-60 victory at Radford University Wednesday night, as head coach Karen Kemp's Lady Buccaneers won their first game of the 2002-03 season....


Football

Five ETSU football players earn All-SoCon honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2002) - Five East Tennessee State football players were named to the Southern Conference Coaches All-Conference team on Tuesday. ...


Men's Basketball

Buccaneer men's basketball falls in nailbiter to South Carolina, 71-66

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Nov. 24, 2002) -- East Tennessee State held the lead for most of this afternoon's matchup with South Carolina, but foul trouble and clutch shots led to a 71-66 Gamecock victory in the opening game of the Carolina Center in Columbia. ...


Women's Basketball

Lady Buccaneers struggle in loss to No. 13 North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (November 24, 2002) -- East Tennessee State (0-2, 0-0 SoCon) shot just 21 percent from the field and turned the ball over 32 times in a 106-40 loss at 13th-ranked North Carolina Sunday afternoon in historic Carmichael Auditorium....


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Falls to Tennessee Tech in Season Opener

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (November 22, 2002) -- Tennessee Tech freshmen Courtney McFarlin and Jenna Baltimore provided an effective inside-outside combination as the Golden Eaglettes made a successful debut with an 18-point homecourt win over East Tennessee State Friday night....


Men's Basketball

Buccaneers win record-setting opener 104-37 over Guilford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 22, 2002) - Setting a school record for margin of victory, the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team raced past Old Dominion Athletic Conference foe Guilford College by a margin of 67 points in a 104-37 victory Friday night in the season opener for both teams at Memorial Center. ...


Volleyball

East Tennessee State's Nicole Ryan named Southern Conference Freshman of the Year

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (November 22, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's Nicole Ryan was named Southern Conference Freshman of the Year as voted upon by the SoCon head coaches. ...


Volleyball

Buccaneers fall to Charleston in first round of SoCon Tournament

DAVIDSON, N.C. (November 22, 2002) - East Tennessee State fell to the College of Charleston, 3-0, Friday night in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament held in Davidson, N.C. ...


Men's Basketball

Fans invited to the Buccaneer Basketball Blastoff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2002) - The ETSU men's basketball team will officially kick off their season with the Buccaneer Basketball Blastoff on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Firehouse Restaurant in Johnson City. ...


General News

ETSU athletes work with Marines to provide Toys for Tots

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2002) - The East Tennessee State athletics department in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program will be distributing toys to needy children Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Center. ...


General News

ETSU Student-Athletes to participate in second annual "BUCS Love Books: Read a Book with Us" program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 19, 2002) - The Buccaneers will be attending the second annual "BUCS Love Books: Read a Book with Us" program on November 21-22 at Woodland Elementary from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. ...


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Haefner All Region as Buccaneer's struggle at NCAA South Region Championships

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (November 17, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's David Haefner (Hamburg, NY) finished 16th at the NCAA South Region Cross Country Championships as the Buccaneers struggled overall Saturday....


Football

Football concludes 2002 season with loss at Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- . Chattanooga quarterback Ryan McCann threw for 225 yards and one touchdown Saturday to lead the Mocs to a 27-10 Southern Conference victory over East Tennessee State. The win was UTC's second straight after starting the season with nine consecutive losses, while the Buccaneers lost their third fourth straight....


Volleyball

Volleyball falls to Davidson in regular-season finale; Bucs post-season hopes still alive

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 16, 2002) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team wrapped up its regular-season Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 loss to Davidson in Brooks Gym. The Buccaneers, who finished 8-22 overall and 6-14 in the Southern Conference, would have automatically qualified for the SoCon tournament with a win, but Davidson (22-10, 15-5 SoCon) refused to back down. ...


Baseball

ETSU Baseball signs Nick Hill to National Letter of Intent

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2002) - East Tennessee State head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Friday the signing of Nick Hill (Bluff City, Tenn.) to a national letter of intent to play for the Bucs beginning in the 2004 season. ...


Football

Three Buccaneer football players earn academic honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2002) - Three East Tennessee State football players, seniors Scott Carter (Knoxville, Tenn.), Kai Shreckenberg (Wuppertal, Germany) and Adam Howell (Elizabethton, Tenn.) are among 46 players that have been chosen to the 2002 Football Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-District team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America....


Men's Basketball

ETSU men take 96-72 exhibition win over Charleston Bombers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2002) - The East Tennessee State men's basketball team debuted with a victory Thursday night, dropping the Charleston (W.Va.) Bombers 96-72 at Memorial Center. ...


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball squanders lead, falls to UNCG in five

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 15, 2002) - The post-season fate of the East Tennessee State volleyball team is still undetermined with just one game left to play. ETSU could have clinched a spot in the Southern Conference tournament with a win over UNC Greensboro, but UNCG came back from a two-game deficit to defeat the Buccaneers 3-2 in Brooks Gym Friday night....


Women's Basketball

ETSU Women's basketball inks three players for 2003-04

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2002) - East Tennessee State head women's basketball coach Karen Kemp announced the signing of three players to national letters of intent Thursday. The three Buccaneer recruits were Holly Moring , Whitney Tate , and Brooke Wilhoit ....


Men's Basketball

A.J. Jackson signs national letter of intent with Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2002) - Head coach Ed DeChellis announced Wednesday the signing of Monessen, Penn., native A.J. Jackson to a national letter of intent with the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team. ...


Men's Basketball

ETSU men to debut Thurday at Memorial Center

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2002) -The East Tennessee State University men's basketball team, winners of two-straight Southern Conference North Division championships, will make its 2002-'03 debut Thursday, Nov. 14, in an exhibition game against Charleston AAU at Memorial Center. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. ...


Volleyball

Buccaneer volleyball falls to Tennessee

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 12, 2002) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team was shutout 3-0 by the Tennessee Lady Volunteers Tuesday evening in Brooks Gym. Tennessee, which defeated the Buccaneers 30-17, 30-22 and 30-28, improved its overall record to 19-9, while ETSU falls to 8-20 for the season....


General News

ETSU workers tear up the turf

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 11, 2002) -- East Tennessee State facilities workers gave the interior of the Mini-dome a mini-facelift this morning as the astro-turf in Memorial Center was rolled up in order to make way for the upcoming winter sports season....


Volleyball

Buccaneer volleyball defeats The Citadel 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 10, 2002) - East Tennessee State head coach Deane Webb celebrated his 30th birthday with a 3-2 victory over The Citadel Sunday in Brooks Gym. With the win, ETSU improved its season record to 8-19 (6-12 SoCon), while the Bulldogs fall to 7-22 overall and 0-18 in league play....


Football

No. 15 Wofford downs East Tennessee State, 39-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2002) - Junior running back J.R. McNair rushed for a career-high 143 yards and the 15th-ranked Wofford Terriers compiled a season-high 488 yards on the ground in a 39-10 victory over Southern Conference rival East Tennessee State Saturday night at Memorial Center. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball loses to College of Charleston in three

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 9, 2002) - College of Charleston extended its current winning streak to 17 games with a 3-0 win over East Tennessee State Saturday afternoon in Brooks Gym....


Men's Basketball

Buccaneer Basketball to Participate in Magical Night of Giving

Johnson City, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's and women's basketball teams will appear at the annual Magical Night of Giving, Sunday, Nov. 17 at The Mall at Johnson City....


Volleyball

Volleyball to host High School Recognition Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (November 7, 2002) - East Tennessee State's volleyball program is proud to host the first of two high school recognition days Saturday, Nov. 9, when the Buccaneers play host to College of Charleston at 2 p.m. in Brooks Gym....


Women's Soccer

Buccaneers Fall to Top Seeded Furman in Southern Conference Tournament

GREENSBORO, N.C. (November 7, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's soccer team ended their season Thursday night losing to the top seeded Furman Paladins 3-0, in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament in Greensboro, N.C. ...


Women's Soccer

ETSU Keeper Heather Sanden Named to All Southern Conference Second Team

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (November 7, 2002) - The Southern Conference announced its women's soccer All-Conference teams today. The SoCon head coaches vote upon the squad and coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players. ...


Men's Basketball

Buccaneers making it easier to purchase men's basketball season tickets; Buccaneer Basketball Blastoff scheduled for Nov. 21

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 5, 2002) - In anticipation of the 2002-'03 East Tennessee State University men's basketball season, the ETSU Department of Athletics wants to make it easy for fans of the Buccaneers to purchase their season tickets. ...


General News

ETSU to sponsor canned food drive

Johnson City, Tenn. (November 5, 2002) - East Tennessee State's Student Athlete Advisory Council and the BucSports Athletic Medicine Center have teamed up for a canned food drive for local families during the holiday season. The food collection will take place at the ETSU vs. Wofford game on Nov. 9. The game is scheduled for kickoff at 6 p.m., where food and monetary donations will be accepted at the entrances to Memorial Center before and during the first half of the game....


Women's Golf

Buccaneers Finish Seventh at Pat Bradley Championship

Las Croabas, Puerto Rico (Johnson City, Tenn.) - East Tennessee State's women's golf team finished seventh at the Pat Bradley Championship hosted by Florida International University and held in Las Croabas Puerto Rico....


Women's Tennis

Halim/Irey Fall in Doubles Final; Ziolkowska, Aldea Win Consolation

Spartanburg, S.C. (November 3, 2002) - East Tennessee State freshmen Sylwia Ziolkowska (Warsaw, Poland) and Jewel Aldea (Charleston, S.C.) were both victorious, while the tandem of Gemma Halim (Jakarta, Indonesia) and Jessica Irey (Clewiston, Fla.) fell in the doubles final at the Wofford Fall Invitational Sunday....


Women's Soccer

Morehead State Spoils Buccaneer Senior Day

Johnson City, Tenn. (November 3, 2002) - Stefani Workman and Tracy Tenholder combined for two goals and two assists to lead Morehead State over the East Tennessee State women's soccer team 3-1 Sunday afternoon....


Football

Bucs Fall To No. 9 Georgia Southern

Statesboro, Ga. (November 2, 2002) -- Redemption belonged to Georgia Southern after handing visiting East Tennessee State a 40-7 loss in front of 16,106 fans at Allen E. Paulson Stadium Saturday afternoon. ...


Women's Golf

McCarley Shoots 74, Buccaneers Remain in Sixth

Las Croabas, Puerto Rico (November 2, 2002) - Robin McCarley (Johnson City, Tenn.) shot a 74 to lead the East Tennessee State women's golf team to a sixth place finish in day two of the Pat Bradley Championship in Las Croabas, Puerto Rico. ...


Volleyball

Buccaneer Volleyball Defeats Furman 3-1

Greenville, S.C. (November 2, 2002) -- Junior Kate Steidle (Waynesboro, Va.) tallied 22 kills and a .472 hitting percentage to lead East Tennessee State to a 30-28, 30-26, 22-30, 30-24 victory over Furman in volleyball action Saturday afternoon at Timmons Arena. ...


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Buccaneer Men Finish Fourth, Women finish Sixth at Southern Conference Championship

Hollywood, S.C. (November 2, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's cross country team had three finish in the top ten to lead the Buccaneers to a fourth place finish while the women finished sixth at the 2002 Southern Conference Championships held in Hollywood, S.C. Saturday morning....


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU's James Grufferty Named Southern Conference Freshman-of-the Year

Spartanburg, S.C. (November 2, 2002) - East Tennessee State freshman James Grufferty was named Southern Conference Freshman-of-the-Year after an eighth place finish at the SoCon Cross Country Championships held in Hollywood, S.C. Grufferty helped lead the Buccaneers to a fourth place overall finish at the championship finishing in 25:17.70....


Women's Golf

Buccaneers Tied for Sixth After Day One of Pat Bradley Championship

Las Croabas, Puerto Rico (November 1, 2002) - Sophomore Robin McCarley (Johnson City, Tenn.) shot a 76 to lead the East Tennessee State women's golf team to a sixth place tie after day one of the Pat Bradley Championship held in Las Croabas, Puerto Rico. ...


Women's Tennis

Aldea in Quarterfinals as Buccaneers Finish Day One of Wofford Fall Classic

Spartanburg, S.C. (November 1, 2002) - East Tennessee State freshman Jewel Aldea (Charleston, S.C.) coasted her way into the quarterfinals of the Wofford Fall Classic Friday night in Spartanburg, S.C. ...


Volleyball

ETSU Downs Terriers in Four Games

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The Lady Bucs defeated Wofford Friday night in SoCon volleyball action at the Benjamin Johnson Arena. East Tennessee State dropped the first game, 28-30, before rebounding to win the next three with scores of 30-24, 30-25, and 31-29. ...


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Prepares for Trip to Southern Conference Tournament

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 31, 2002) - Despite a tough schedule and a youthful roster, the East Tennessee State women's soccer team is still in the hunt for the 2002 Southern Conference championship. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Loses To Appalachian State, 3-1

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 29, 2002) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team lost 3-1 to visiting Appalachian State in Brooks Gym Tuesday night. The Mountaineers won the first game 30-27, before ETSU rebounded with a 30-26 victory in game two....


Volleyball

Volleyball Falls To Georgia Southern

Johnson City, Tenn. (October, 27 2002) - East Tennessee State head coach Deane Webb knew his Buccaneers would have a challenge on their hands when Southern Conference leading Georgia Southern strolled into town. ETSU arose to the challenge in game one with a 32-30 come-from-behind win, but the Eagles won the next three games to pull out the 3-1 victory over the Bucs Sunday in Brooks Gym....


Women's Soccer

Buccaneers Fall, 2-0, to College of Charleston

Mount Pleasant, S.C. (October 27, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's soccer team fell to the College of Charleston, 2-0, Sunday afternoon at Patriots Point Field. ...


Football

No. 4 Furman Shuts Out East Tennessee State, 25-0

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2002) - The No. 4-ranked Furman Paladins controlled the ball on offense, compiling almost a ten-minute time of possession advantage in a 25-0 win over East Tennessee State Saturday afternoon from Memorial Center in Johnson City, Tenn....


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Wraps Up Play At Regional Championships

Chapel Hill, N.C. (October 25, 2002) - East Tennessee State junior Alejandro Salazar (Arequipa, Peru) was defeated in the first round of the ITA Region II Championships in Chapel Hill, N.C. by Georgia Tech's Roger Anderson 6-2, 6-1....


Football

Bucs Preparing For Showdown With Furman

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 25, 2002) -- Memorial Center in Johnson City, Tenn. is where area football fans are going to be Saturday when No. 4 Furman comes to town to take on East Tennessee State at 3:30 p.m. ...


Women's Tennis

Ziolkowska Falls at Omni Hotels/ITA Southeast Regional

Winston-Salem, N.C. (October 25, 2002) - ETSU freshman Sylwia Ziolkowska (Warsaw, Poland) fell 4-6, 6-7 to N.C. State senior Myrna Bawono Friday morning at the Omni Hotels/ITA Southeast Regional hosted by Wake Forest. ...


Women's Soccer

Buccaneers Shutout by Georgia Southern, 3-0

Statesboro, Ga. (October 25, 2002) - Georgia Southern used a strong second half to defeat East Tennessee State 3-0 in Southern Conference women's soccer action Friday afternoon. ...


Men's Tennis

Iglesias/Salazar Advance To Quarterfinals

Chapel Hill, N.C. (October 24, 2002) - The doubles team of Diego Iglesias (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and Alejandro Salazar (Arequipa, Peru) advanced to the quarterfinals to highlight East Tennessee State's participation Thursday in the ITA Region II Tennis Championships held in Chapel Hill, N.C. ...


Football

Saturday's East Tennessee State-Furman Football Game to Be Played at 3:30 p.m.

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2002) - The Southern Conference football matchup between East Tennessee State and No. 4 Furman will be played Saturday at 3:30 p.m. from Memorial Center in Johnson City, Tenn....


Men's Tennis

Iglesias, Serrano Ousted In Qualifying Round Of ITA Regional Championships

Chapel Hill, N.C. (October 23, 2002) - East Tennessee State Junior Diego Iglesias (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and sophomore Moises Serrano (Bucaramanga, Colombia) were defeated in the qualifying round of the 2002 Omni Hotels ITA Region II Championships played at the University of North Carolina Wednesday. ...


Men's Golf

Buccaneer Men's Golf Finishes Fifth in Tournament of Champions

Knoxville, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2002) - The East Tennessee State's men's golf team shot a 289 in their final round off play to finish fifth in the Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions from Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn. The Buccaneers finished the tournament with a three-round 863, 23 shots behind team champion Georgia. The Bulldogs had a remarkably consistent three rounds, firing a 280 in each. Sophomore Jeremy Hobson (Thonotosassa, Fla.) shot a final round even-par 72 to finish in a tie for 12th (72-70-72=214). The finish is the best of his ETSU career as is the three-round 214. ...


Women's Golf

McCarley Leads Buccaneers to Fifth Place Finish at the Wachovia Great Smokies Women's Intercollegiate

Waynesville, N.C. (October 22, 2002) - ETSU sophomore Robin McCarley (Johnson City, Tenn.) shot a team low 75 yesterday, and shot a 77 today to tie for 18th place and lead the Buccaneers to a fifth place finish at the Wachovia Great Smokies Women's Intercollegiate golf tournament. Host Western Carolina won the 26-team two-day tournament. ...


Volleyball

ETSU Volleyball Blanked By Wake Forest

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 22, 2002) - Wake Forest had just eight attacking errors and finished the match with a team hitting percentage of .515 in a 3-0 victory over host East Tennessee State in Brooks Gym Tuesday night....


Football

Lamar Beam Wins Southern Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Week

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2002) - East Tennessee State sophomore linebacker Lamar Beam (Shelby, N.C.) was named Southern Conference Defensive Player-of-the-Week after a dominant defensive performance in a 31-15 Buccaneer victory over Elon on Saturday....


Men's Golf

Men's Golf in Fifth After First Day of Tournament of Champions

Knoxville, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2002) - The East Tennessee State's men's golf team is in fifth place after two rounds of the Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions from Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn....


General News

ETSU Basketball Tickets On Sale Now

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 21, 2002) -- East Tennessee State men's and women's basketball tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 2002-03 season....


Men's Tennis

Iglesias Falls Short In Championship, Men's Tennis Wraps Up Play at USC Tourney

Columbia, S.C. (October 19, 2002) - East Tennessee State junior Diego Iglesias (Mar del Plata, Argentina) fell to Georgia Tech's Roger Anderson Sunday in the A-1 singles championship at the 2002 South Carolina Fall Invitational....


Women's Soccer

Smith's Penalty Kick Lifts ETSU Past Chattanooga 2-1

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 20, 2002) -East Tennessee State's women's soccer team pulled out a thrilling come from behind victory to defeat conference rival Chattanooga Sunday afternoon. ...


Football

Moore, Sanders Lead East Tennessee State to 31-15 Homecoming Victory Over Elon

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2002) - Senior quarterback Jatavis Sanders (Stone Mountain, Ga.) and senior wide receiver Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) connected for four touchdowns in a 35-16 victory over Elon Saturday afternoon from Memorial Center. Moore's four scores breaks an ETSU record for touchdown receptions in a game and ties the record for most overall touchdowns in a game. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Continues To Roll at USC Invite

Columbia, S.C. (October 19, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team advanced two singles players into Sunday's semi-finals round and one doubles team to the finals following a successful day two at the South Carolina Fall Invitational. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Drops Match to Chattanooga, 3-1

Chattanooga, Tenn. (October 4, 2002) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team was overpowered by Chattanooga, as the Mocs defeated the Buccaneers in four-games Saturday at Maclellan Gym 30-21, 30-28, 27-30, 30-24....


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Ranked 14th in Preseason Mid-Major Top-25

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2002) - The East Tennessee State men's basketball team was ranked 14th in the recently released CollegeInsider.com Preseason Mid-Major Top-25....


Men's Basketball

Zakee Wadood Named to Mid-Major All-America Team

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2002) - East Tennessee State junior forward Zakee Wadood (Lonoke, Ark.) was recently named to the CollegeInsider.com 2002-03 Preseason Mid-Major All-America Team....


Women's Soccer

Catamounts Top Buccaneers, 1-0

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 18, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's women's soccer team dropped a tough 1-0 battle to Southern Conference opponent Western Carolina Friday night. ...


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Holds Annual Media Day

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2002) -- East Tennessee State head coach Ed DeChellis and his squad held their annual media day Wednesday afternoon from Brooks Gym in Johnson City. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Loses To Western Carolina, 3-1

Cullowhee, N.C. (October 16, 2002)- The Western Carolina women's volleyball team fought back after a 0-1 deficit to take the final three games for the 3-1 win over East Tennessee State at the Ramsey Center in Cullowhee, N.C. Wednesday night. ETSU drops to 5-14 (3-8 SoCon), while WCU improves to 16-7 (8-3 SoCon) with the win. ...


Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Begins Practice for 2002-03 Season

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 14, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's women's basketball team began practice this past weekend for the 2002-2003 season. ...


General News

ETSU Buccaneer Basketball Begins Preseason Practice

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 14, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's men's and women's basketball teams began practice this past weekend for the 2002-2003 season....


Women's Soccer

Ashton Breaks Second Record as ETSU Drops The Citadel, 7-1

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 13, 2002) - Freshman Erin Ashton (New Bern, N.C.) broke the school record for points in a season as ETSU rolled to a 7-1 Southern Conference victory over The Citadel Sunday afternoon. Ashton, who previously broke the school record for goals in a season, had one goal and three assists to extend her point total to 25, breaking Kristin Redfern's record of 20 in 2001. ...


Football

East Tennessee State Loses Tough Battle at The Citadel

Charleston, S.C. (October 12, 2002)-- It was hard-nosed, in-the-trenches, Southern Conference football at its best Saturday afternoon at Johnson Hagood Stadium when the visiting East Tennessee State Buccaneers arrived to take on the The Citadel Bulldogs. Unfortunately for the Bucs however, The Citadel was out to prove something to the rest of the league in defeating ETSU 26-7 in front of a home crowd of 17,627 screaming fans. ...


Volleyball

ETSU Volleyball Falls to Davidson

Davidson, N.C. (October 12, 2002)-- East Tennessee State was defeated by Davidson 3-0 on Saturday afternoon, as the Wildcats won the three-game match with 30-27, 30-19 and 30-23 victories. ...


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU Men Finish Fourth, Women Finish Sixth At Furman Invitational

Greenville, S.C. (October 12, 2002) - Sophomore Brad Yewer (Newbury, England) and junior Emily Chaney (Maryville, Tenn.) led the way for the Buccaneer cross-country teams that finished fourth and sixth, respectively, at the Furman Invitational. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Suffers Another Heartbreaking Defeat

Greensboro, N.C. (October 11, 2002) -- East Tennessee State's volleyball team lost its third consecutive five-game match as the Buccaneers fell to UNC Greensboro 3-2 on Friday night. ...


Women's Soccer

Ashton Breaks Record as ETSU Rolls Past South Carolina State, 9-0

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 11, 2002) - Erin Ashton (New Bern, N.C.) scored four goals, and broke the record for most goals scored in a season (9), as the East Tennessee State women's soccer team cruised to a 9-0 victory over South Carolina State Friday night. ...


Men's Golf

Men's Golf Finishes Sixth at Adams Cup After Great Final Round

Newport, R.I. (Oct. 9, 2002) - The East Tennessee State's men's golf team tied their best finish of the young season, finishing sixth after Wednesday's third and final round of the Adams Cup from Newport National Golf Club in Newport, R.I. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Drops Close Match With Appalachian State

The Appalachian State volleyball team defeated East Tennessee State in five games -- 30-27, 30-26, 32-34, 26-30, 15-13 --at Varsity Gym Tuesday night....


Men's Golf

Men's Golf Tied for Seventh After Round One of Adams Cup

Newport, R.I. (Oct. 8, 2002) - The East Tennessee State's men's golf team finished the first round of the Adams Cup from the Newport National Golf Club in Newport, R.I. Tuesday, shooting a 300 to finish in a tie for seventh in a field of 17 teams....


Men's Basketball

National Publications Select East Tennessee State to Win SoCon North Division

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2002) - Numerous national college basketball preseason publications have chosen East Tennessee State to win the Southern Conference North Division in the 2002-03 season....


Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Picked First In Southern Conference Polls; Wadood and Fields Named to Preseason All-Conference Team

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2002) - From the league's basketball tip-off meetings in North Charleston, S.C., the Southern Conference men's basketball head coaches and media members each voted East Tennessee State to win the Southern Conference North Division in the 2002-03 season. ...


Men's Tennis

ITA All-American (Chattanooga, Tenn.)

...


Women's Basketball

Southern Conference Releases Women's Basketball Poll; Trantham Tabbed Preseason All-SoCon Selection

North Charleston, S.C. (October 7, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's basketball team was picked to finish ninth in the Southern Conference Coaches Preseason Poll and ninth in the SoCon Media Poll for the upcoming 2002-03 season. Voters in both polls picked Chattanooga to win its unprecedented fourth consecutive SoCon Championship, while UNC Greensboro was a consensus pick to place second in the league at this weekend's annual "Tip-Off" meetings....


Men's Tennis

Iglesias/Salazar Return Home From ITA Championships

Chattanooga, Tenn. (October 6, 2002) - East Tennessee State men's tennis duo Diego Iglesias (Mar del Plata, Argentina) and Alejandro Salazar (Arequipa, Peru) won their first match during Saturday's pre-qualifying round of the 2002 Icy Hot/ITA All-American Championships at The Champions Club in Chattanooga, Tenn. However, the doubles team was eliminated from the tournament following a tough loss in the round of 32. ...


Football

ETSU Falls at Home to Appalachian State

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 5, 2002) - Appalachian State's Jerry Beard caught a touchdown pass and ran for two more as the Mountaineers defeated East Tennessee State 29-10 in Memorial Center on Saturday night. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Falters at ITA Championships - One Doubles Team Remains

Chattanooga, Tenn. (October 5, 2002) - East Tennessee State men's tennis failed to advance any singles players into the qualifying round of the 2002 ITA All-American Championships, while the fate of one doubles team is still to be determined at this weekend's pre-qualifying round at The Champions Club in Chattanooga, Tenn....


Volleyball

Volleyball Loses To Furman In Five

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 4, 2002) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team lost to Southern Conference rival Furman in five games Saturday afternoon in Brooks Gym. After losing the first game 30-21, the Bucaneers (5-10, 3-4 SoCon) rallied back to win the next two games 30-27 and 30-25, respectively. However, Furman (12-8, 7-1 SoCon) pulled away with a 30-23 victory in game four to force a fifth game, in which the Paladins won convincingly, 15-9. ...


Men's Tennis

Iglesias, Serrano and Salazar Advance at ITA All-American

Chattanooga, Tenn. (October 4, 2002) - East Tennessee State men's tennis advanced at least three of its five singles players into Saturday's second round of the 2002 ITA All-American Championships played at The Champions Club in Chattanooga, Tenn. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Sweeps Wofford

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 4, 2002) - After losing a tough non-conference match at homeTuesday, East Tennessee State's volleyball team responded in a big way by sweeping Wofford on Friday night in Brooks Gym, 3-0. ...


Women's Soccer

Ashton Scores Twice as Buccaneers Down Carson-Newman

Jefferson City, Tenn. (October 4, 2002) - East Tennessee State forward Erin Ashton (New Bern. N.C.) scored two goals and added an assist to lead her team to a 3-1 win over the Carson-Newman Lady Eagles Friday at McCown Field. ...


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU Stumbles at Blue Ridge Cross Country Open

Boone, N.C.(October 4, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's and women's cross country team competed in the Blue Ridge Cross Country Open hosted by Appalachian State Friday night. The men and women finished fourth and third, respectively. ...


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis To Compete At 2002 ITA All-American Championships

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 3, 2002) - Members of East Tennessee State's men's tennis team are getting ready to compete in the 2002 Icy Hot/ITA Men's All-American Championships hosted by The Champions Club in Chattanooga, Tenn....


Baseball

ETSU Baseball Picks Up Transfer

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2002) - East Tennessee State's baseball team picked up another pitching arm for the 2003 season with the transfer of Willie McKenzie to the Bucs from Louisville. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Loses To UNC Asheville At Home

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 10, 2002) - East Tennessee State (4-9) hit just .150 as a team in a 3-1 loss to UNC Asheville (12-4) on Tuesday night in Brooks Gym. The Lady Bucs dropped the first game 30-24, before evening the score in the second game with a 30-24 victory of their own. ...


Women's Soccer

Fast Start Lifts Furman Past ETSU, 2-1

Greenville, S.C. (September 30, 2002) - Freshman Erin Ashton (New Bern, N.C.) scored her third goal of the season, but that would not be enough as Furman defeated the East Tennessee State women's soccer team 2-1 Monday night. ...


Men's Golf

East Tennessee State Finishes 12th At Carpet Capitol Collegiate

Dalton, Ga. (Sept. 29, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's golf team closed out its second tournament of the season today, shooting a final round 294 (+6) to finish 12th in a field of 18 teams at the Carpet Capital Collegiate hosted by Georgia Tech....


Women's Tennis

ETSU Falls in Consolation Finals at Virginia Tech Fall Invitational

Blacksburg, Va. (September 29, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team concluded the final day at the Virginia Tech Fall Invitational with two consolation final appearances. ...


Football

Bucs Grind Out 27-7 Win At Western Carolina

Cullowhee, N.C. (Sept. 28, 2002) - East Tennessee State rushed for 224 yards and sealed the contest with an interception return for a touchdown late in the contest to hand Western Carolina a 27-7 defeat Saturday night at Whitmire Stadium/Waters Field....


Women's Tennis

Day Two Concludes at Virginia Tech Fall Invitational

Blacksburg, Va. (September 28, 2002) - Tatiana Arriarian (Cochabamba, Bolivia) and Amiee Villavincencio (Lexington, Ky.) defeated Amy Costello and Alison Lindsey of Radford, 8-1 to move into the semi-finals of the consolation bracket set for Sunday at noon. ...


Volleyball

ETSU Falls to Charleston in Three

Charleston, S.C. (September 28, 2002) -Cougar Stephanie Ballard nailed a season-high 20 kills as the College of Charleston defeated East Tennessee State, 3-0, in Southern Conference action Saturday. ...


Men's Golf

East Tennessee State Sits Second After First Round Of Carpet Capitol Collegiate

Dalton, Ga. (Sept. 27, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's golf team had an impressive first round at the Carpet Capitol Collegiate, firing a team total of 284 (-4), the team's lowest round of the season. The Buccaneers' score was good enough for second place after the first round....


Women's Tennis

Six Advance in Virginia Tech Fall Invitational

Blacksburg, Va. (September 27, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis team advanced six into day two of the Virginia Tech Fall Invitational. The Buccaneer's also advanced one pair in doubles play. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Defeats The Citadel in Five-Set Thriller

CHARLESTON, S.C. - East Tennessee State's Nicole Ryan (Etiwanda, Calif.), a freshman outside hitter, led the Bucs with 21 kills and 34 total attacks in defeating The Citadel, 3-2, in Southern Conference volleyball action Friday night in McAlister Field House. ...


Women's Soccer

Double Overtime Ends in Tie for ETSU

Spartanburg, S.C. (September 27, 2002) -- Wofford's Christine Pezzutti scored with less than three minutes remaining in regulation to force overtime in Friday night's 2-2 draw with East Tennessee State. This marked the second straight overtime game for the Buccaneers. ...


Women's Golf

East Tennessee State Places Fifth in Cougar Fall Invitational

Mt. Pleasent, S.C. (September 24, 2002) - East Tennessee State shot a 318 to place fifth in the final day of the Cougar Fall Invitational held at the Rivertowne Country Club in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. ...


Women's Golf

ETSU Names Reynolds Women's Golf Coach

Johnson City, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2002) - East Tennessee State University has named Stefanie Reynolds as its new head women's golf coach it was announced today. Reynolds replaces Katie Weiss who left ETSU to take the women's golf coaching position at Minnesota. ...


Men's Tennis

Zaatini Named Assistant Men's Tennis Coach

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 25, 2002) - East Tennessee State head men's tennis coach Dave Mullins announced that former standout player Yaser Zaatini , originally from Maracay, Venezuela, will be joining the Buccaneer program as Mullins' assistant coach. ...


Football

SoCon Tabs Harkley Player of the Week

Johnson City, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2002) - Safety Montreal Harkley (Hanahan, S.C.) of East Tennessee State's football team was named the Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week today for his play in the Buccaneers' 35-21 win over VMI on Saturday. ...


Women's Golf

East Tennnessee State in Fifth Place After Day One Of Cougar Fall Invitational

Mt. Pleasent, S.C. (September 23, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's golf team finished fifth after day one of the Cougar Fall Invitational in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Falls To Georgia Southern

Statesboro, Ga. (September 22, 2002) - East Tennessee State put together one of its better efforts of the season, but it wasn't enough get past Georgia Southern, as visiting ETSU fell to the Eagles 3-1 on Sunday in four very close games. ...


Women's Soccer

Buccaneer's Fall to Davidson, 2-1, in Double Overtime

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 22, 2002) - The East Tennessee State University's women's soccer team lost 2-1 in double overtime and in a driving rainstorm Sunday afternoon. ...


Football

Buc's Offense Comes Alive in 35-21 Win Over VMI

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 21, 2002) - With quarterback Jatavis Sanders (Stone Mountain, Ga.) at the helm and running back Gaven Varner (Summerville, S.C.) trampling defenders, East Tennessee State's offense awoke from it's slumber to defeat VMI 35-21 at Memorial Center on Saturday night. ...


Men's Tennis

Tennis Tournament Suspended Due to Rain

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 21, 2002) - Due to inclement weather, East Tennessee State University has cancelled all of Saturday's tennis matches for the 12th Annual ETSU Fall Collegiate Classic. Play is scheduled to resume on Sunday, Sept. 22 with the main draws beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the ETSU Tennis Complex....


Women's Tennis

Tennis Tournament Suspended Due to Rain

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 21, 2002) - Due to inclement weather, East Tennessee State University has cancelled all of Saturday's tennis matches for the 12th Annual ETSU Fall Collegiate Classic. Play is scheduled to resume on Sunday, Sept. 22 with the main draws beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the ETSU Tennis Complex....


Men's Tennis

ETSU Fall Collegiate Underway

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 20, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's men's and women's tennis programs are hosting to the 12th Annual ETSU Fall Collegiate Classic, which began Friday morning at the ETSU Tennis Complex....


Women's Tennis

ETSU Fall Collegiate Underway

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 20, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's men's and women's tennis programs are hosting to the 12th Annual ETSU Fall Collegiate Classic, which began Friday morning at the ETSU Tennis Complex....


Women's Soccer

UNC Greensboro Slips Past Buccaneers, 1-0

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 20, 2002) - The East Tennessee State University women's soccer team has nothing to hang their heads about after Friday night's loss to defending Southern Conference Champion UNC Greensboro, 1-0. ...


Women's Golf

Diaz to Represent Puerto Rico in World Amateur Team Championships in Malaysia

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 19, 2002) - East Tennessee State University freshman Laura Diaz (Aguadilla, Puerto Rico) will be representing Puerto Rico in the World Amateur Team Championships for golf next month. The tournament will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from October 18-28. "This is a really important event for Laura as an amateur golfer and for the Puerto Rico Golf Association," said PRGA operations manager Julio Soto. Diaz will travel to Kuala Lumpur for four days of practice before starting the tournament on the 16th. ...


Men's Tennis

12th Annual ETSU Fall Collegiate Championship Set for Friday

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 19, 2002) - East Tennessee State University is set to host its 12th annual ETSU Fall Collegiate Tennis Championships beginning Friday. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. Friday and run thru Sunday at the ETSU Tennis Center. ...


Women's Tennis

12th Annual ETSU Fall Collegiate Championship Set for Friday

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 19, 2002) - East Tennessee State University is set to host its 12th annual ETSU Fall Collegiate Tennis Championships beginning Friday. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. Friday and run thru Sunday at the ETSU Tennis Center. ...


Men's Basketball

DeChellis Signs Contract Extension

Johnson City, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's men's basketball coach, Ed DeChellis , has signed a new contract extension Director of Athletics Todd Stansbury announced today. The extension will keep DeChellis under contract through the 2006-07 season. ...


Women's Soccer

Buccaneers Drop Heartbreaker in 2 OT's

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 16, 2002) - The East Tennessee State University women's soccer team lost a heartbreaker to the Samford Bulldogs, 1-0, in two overtimes Monday night....


Men's Golf

East Tennessee State Men's Golf Team Opens Season With A Sixth At The Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges

Johnson City, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's golf squad got its 2002-03 season officially underway this weekend finishing sixth at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges, the fifth annual tournament hosted by the Bucs. Wake Forest took home top honors in the event, shooting a three-round score of 876 (287-294-295), defeating runner-up North Carolina by two strokes....


Football

Gardner-Webb Sloshes Past ETSU

Boiling Springs, N.C. (Sept. 14, 2002) - East Tennessee State's offensive troubles continued here tonight, as the Buccaneers came up short on a comeback try in a 13-10 loss at Gardner-Webb. In a game that was halted for 76 minutes near the end of the third quarter by a driving rainstorm and lightning, ETSU could only manage 229 yards of offense and missed two field goals while having a touchdown called back on a penalty. ...


Volleyball

ETSU Topples Chattanooga in Four

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 13, 2002) - On Friday night the Buccaneer volleyball team got off to a slow start against visiting Chattanooga, but ETSU rattled off three consecutive victories over the Lady Mocs to take the match 3-1 in front of its home fans in Brooks Gym. ...


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Men Place Fourth, Women Place Seventh in Tennessee Invitational

Knoxville, Tenn. (September 13, 2002) - The East Tennessee State University men's and women's cross country teams traveled to Knoxville to participate in the Tennessee Invitational Friday....


Volleyball

Volleyball To Host 'Family Night'

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 11, 2002) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team would like everyone to attend "Family Night" this Friday, Sept. 13 when the Buccaneers take on Southern Conference rival Chattanooga. The match is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. in Brooks Gym as the Bucs prepare to take on the Lady Mocs. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Drops Conference Opener

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 10, 2002) - Just a few days after Western Carolina's volleyball team defeated Tennessee, the Catamounts captured another big win by defeating East Tennessee State in the Southern Conference opener Tuesday night in Brooks Gym. ...


Women's Golf

ETSU Women's Golf Finishes 31st in Final Day of Unlimited Potential/Bay Tree Classic

The ETSU women's golf team finished the Unlimited Potential/Bay Tree Classic Sunday....


Women's Soccer

Tennessee Tech Tops Buccaneers, 2-1

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 8, 2002) - Tennessee Tech University defeated the ETSU women's soccer team 2-1 Sunday. ...


Football

Football Downs Mars Hill in Home Opener

Johnson City, Tenn. East Tennessee State survived a slow start and a few injuries to some key players to overcome Mars Hill 20-10 at Memorial Center Saturday night. ...


Women's Golf

ETSU Women's Golf Moves Up Two Spots in Day Two of the Unlimited Potential/Bay Tree Classic

Myrtle Beach, S.C. (September 7, 2002) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team moved two spots in day two of tournament....


Volleyball

ETSU Falls to UAB In Five, Steidle Named To All-Tournament Team

Birmingham, Ala. (September 7, 2002) -- East Tennessee State's volleyball team went the distance with tournament host Alabama-Birmingham, but fell 15-10 in the fifth game to lose the match 3-2. ...


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU Cross Country Men Place Fourth, Women Place Fifth In Catamount Classic

Cullowhee, N.C. (September 7, 2002) - The East Tennessee State University men's and women's cross country teams opened up the 2002 season finishing fourth and fifth in the Western Carolina Catamount Classic on Saturday. ...


Women's Golf

ETSU Women's Golf Finishes First Day of Play at the Unlimited Potential Bay Tree Classic

Myrtle Beach, S.C. (September 6, 2002) - The East Tennessee State University women's golf team finished up their first day of play at the Unlimited Potential/Bay Tree Classic in Myrtle Beach Friday....


Volleyball

Volleyball Opens UAB Tournament With One Win, One Loss

Birmingham, Ala. (September 6, 2002) -- Head coach Deane Webb's East Tennessee State volleyball team, fresh off of a victory at home last Tuesday, carried the winning momentum into this weekend's University of Alabama-Birmingham Tournament....


Women's Soccer

Ashton's Penalty Kick Lifts ETSU Past Appalachian State, 1-0

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 5, 2002) - East Tennessee State University's women's soccer team defeated Southern Conference foe Appalachian State, 1-0 Thursday night in what was nothing short of a thrilling victory for the Buccaneer's young program. This marked ETSU's first ever victory against the Mountaineers who fell to 0-2, 0-1 in conference play. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Sweeps Lincoln Memorial

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 3, 2002) - Head coach Deane Webb and the East Tennessee State volleyball team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday night in front of a lively crowd at Brooks Gym, as the Buccaneers (1-3) pulled out a 3-0 sweep over visiting Lincoln Memorial (1-4). ...


Women's Soccer

ETSU Wins Home Opener, 2-1

Johnson City, Tenn. (September 2, 2002) - The East Tennessee State women's soccer team defeated UNC Asheville 2-1 in their home opener Monday night. ...


Football

ETSU Football Falls to No. 25 NC State In Season Opener

Raleigh, N.C. (August 31, 2002) -- Offense was scarce for the East Tennessee State football team on Saturday night as head coach Paul Hamilton's Buccaneers (0-1) were held scoreless in a 34-0 loss to No. 25 North Carolina State (2-0) at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Wraps Up Play at Weekend Tournament

Charlotte, N.C. (August 31, 2002) -- East Tennessee State finished its opening weekend of volleyball at the Spring Hill Suites Invitational in Charlotte, N.C. Unfortunately, the Buccaneers dropped both of their Saturday matches to fall to 0-3 on the season....


Football

Kingsport Radio Station Joins Buccaneer Radio Network

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2002) -- The East Tennessee State Buccaneer Radio Network added another station Friday as WCSK 90.3 FM in Kingsport, Tenn. agreed to carry ETSU athletic broadcasts. ...


Men's Golf

Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges Press Conference Held Friday

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2002) -- A press conference to discuss the fifth annual Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges was held Friday at The Ridges Golf and Country Club in Jonesboro, Tenn....


Volleyball

Volleyball Picked To Finish Fourth in SoCon, Steidle Earns Pre-Season Honors

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 30, 2002) - Southern Conference volleyball coaches have selected East Tennessee State University to finish in fourth place for the 2002 season....


Volleyball

Volleyball Opens 2002 Season Versus UNC Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C. (August 30, 2002) - Charlotte (1-0) used its home court to hand the Bucs (0-1) their first loss of the season, 3-1, at the Halton Arena on Friday night....


Women's Soccer

Southern Conference Announces Pre-season Women's Soccer Poll

Spartanburg, S.C. (August 30, 2002) - The Southern Conference released the women's soccer pre-season poll as selected by the coaches Friday. ...


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Drops Season Opener to Radford, 4-0

Radford, Va. (August 30, 2002) - The East Tennessee State women's soccer team dropped their season opener against Radford, 4-0. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Hosts Media Day

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 28, 2002) - Second year head coach Deane Webb and the 2002 East Tennessee State women's volleyball team welcomed members of the local media to Brooks Gym for the Buccaneers' annual "media day." ...


Football

Moore, Tiller Named To Peyton and Buchanan Award Lists

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2002) - East Tennessee State's football team had a pair of its players placed on a pair of national award watch lists The Sports Network has announced. Senior wide receiver Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) and junior cornerback Tony Tiller (Lithonia, Ga.) were placed on the "Payton Watch" and "Buchanan Battle" lists by the organization....


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Southern Conference Releases Pre-Season Coaches Poll

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 27, 2002) - The Southern Conference has released its annual pre-season coaches poll for the upcoming 2002 men's and women's cross country season. East Tennessee State received two first place votes on the men's side, but was collectively picked to finish third place with 72 total points behind Chattanooga (72) and Appalachian State (89). On the women's side, ETSU garnered one first place vote, but was picked to place seventh overall behind Davidson (66) with 62 points. ...


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Travels to Gardner-Webb for Final Pre-Season Scrimmage

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 26, 2002) - Head Coach Heather Henson and the East Tennessee State women's soccer team traveled to Gardner-Webb on Sunday for the Buccaneers second and final pre-season scrimmage. The relatively young Lady Bucs battled the rainy weather and the Bulldogs to a 2-2 tie as ETSU continues to prepare for Friday's season-opener at Radford. ...


Football

Bucs Put Final Scrimmage In The Bag

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 8, 2002) - East Tennessee State's football team officially completed its preseason camp with its annual Blue-Gold scrimmage this afternoon in Memorial Center....


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Hosts Pre-season Scrimmage

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 23, 2002) - Although the 2002 women's soccer season has yet to begin, the East Tennessee State Buccaneers faced competition outside of practice since reporting to practice earlier this month. For a picture and to read more about the day's action click on the link below...


Men's Basketball

East Tennessee State Announces Men's Basketball Schedule

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 23, 2002) - Games against ACC and SEC foes and an appearance in a holiday tournament highlight the East Tennessee State 2002-03 men's basketball schedule....


Football

ETSU Winds Up Two-A-Days With Lively Scrimmage

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2002) - East Tennessee State' football team wound up its two-a-day portion of fall practice with its second scrimmage of the fall season....


Football

East Tennessee State Linebackers Progressing Nicely

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2002) - One of the bright spots of East Tennessee State's football squad in 2002 should be its defense. With all 11 starters back from last year's team, the Buccaneers could produce one of the top defenses in the Southern Conference. ...


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Team Holds Annual Media Day

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 22, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's soccer team held its annual media day as part of its preparations for the upcoming 2002 season. Head coach Heather Henson was very optimistic about the prospects for this year's campaign. "I think the intensity level and the effort I have noticed in practice comes from the players and their desire to win," Henson said of this year's squad. "They are hungry to play against someone else right now." ...


Baseball

Turner Named Top Prospect In Coastal Plain League

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2002) - Tim Turner (Marietta, Ga.), a rising junior on East Tennessee State's baseball team, was selected third on the Coastal Plain 2002 Top-10 Prospects List as voted on by the leagues coaches....


Football

ETSU Receives Recognition In Preseason ESPN/USA Today Poll

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 19, 2002) - East Tennessee State's football team continues to receive preseason recognition in the preseason polls as the Bucs were listed among the other team receiving votes in the first ESPN/USA Today top-25 poll....


Football

Hamilton Pleased With ETSU's First Scrimmage

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2002) - East Tennessee State' football team had its first scrimmage since starting practice, and no one was happier than head coach Paul Hamilton ....


Football

Bucs To Play Twice On TV In 2002

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2002) - East Tennessee State football fans around the South will have a pair of opportunities to tune in and watch the Buccaneers on television this season as ETSU is scheduled to play two games on the Comcast Sports South network in 2002....


Volleyball

ETSU Volleyball Begins Preparations for 2002 Season

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 16, 2002)- Head coach Deane Webb and the 2002 East Tennessee State volleyball team has begun practice for the upcoming season. ...


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Begins Practice

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 15, 2002) - East Tennessee State's women's soccer team began practicing for the rapidly approaching 2002 season this week. The Bucs arrived on Saturday, Aug. 10 and had a series of team functions and meetings before their first practice on Tuesday, August 13. ...


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU Releases 2002 Cross Country Schedule

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 15, 2002) - East Tennessee State released its 2002 men's and women's cross country schedules this week. Head coach Dave Walker has six men and seven women making up this year's teams, which will open competition on Sept. 7 at the Catamount Classic hosted by Western Carolina. ...


General News

Southern Conference Announces 2001-02 Honor Roll

Spartanburg, S.C. (August 15, 2002) - Eighty-seven student-athletes at East Tennessee State University have been named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll for the 2001-02 year. Highlighting the list were Lena Summers (Johnson City, Tenn.) and Scott Carter (Knoxville, Tenn.), who achieved a 4.0 grade point average while competing in women's soccer and football, respectively. ...


Football

East Tennessee State Straps On The Pads

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 14, 2002) - The sound was unmistakable this morning in Memorial Center on the campus of East Tennessee State, the sound of pad on pad as the Buccaneer football team had its first practice in full pads. ...


Football

ETSU Football Team Starts Practice

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 10, 2002) - East Tennessee State's football team began preparation for the fall season with its first practice this morning. Click Full Story for a photo library of the morning's action in Memorial Center....


Football

ETSU Football Set To Begin Preseason Practice

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2002) - East Tennessee State head football coach Paul Hamilton and his staff welcomed over 80 players to campus today as the Buccaneers begin their preparations for the 2002 football season that is less than four weeks away. ...


Women's Golf

Weiss Resigns Coaching Post At East Tennessee State

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2002) - Katie Weiss , head women's golf coach at East Tennessee State, has resigned her position with the University to take the head women's golf coaching job at the University of Minnesota....


Men's Tennis

ETSU Releases Men's Tennis Schedule

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 5, 2002) - East Tennessee State University has released its men's tennis schedule for the upcoming 2002-03 season. The Buccaneers will begin play on Sept. 20, 2002 when they host the ETSU Fall Intercollegiate Championships. ...


Volleyball

Volleyball Coach Deane Webb Signs Contract Extension

Johnson City, Tenn. (Aug. 2, 2002) East Tennessee State University athletic director Todd Stansbury announced Friday that volleyball head coach Deane Webb has signed a three-year contract extension through 2005....


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

East Tennessee State University Announces New Assistant Coach

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 2, 2002) - East Tennessee State has named Michelle Byrne its new assistant track and field and cross country coach under head coach Dave Walker ....


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

East Tennessee State Announces New Assistant Coach

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 2, 2002) - East Tennessee State has named Michelle Byrne its new assistant track and field and cross country coach under head coach Dave Walker ....


Baseball

Baseball Signs Blake Church to National Letter of Intent

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 31, 2002) -- East Tennessee State head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Wednesday the signing of catcher/first baseman Blake Church (Roswell, Ga.) to a national letter of intent to play for the Bucs beginning in the 2003 season. ...


Football

Southern Conference Preseason Football Polls Released

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 30, 2002) The Southern Conference released their 2002 coaches and media preseason football polls Tuesday from the annual conference football rouser in Greenville, S.C....


Football

East Tennessee State Well Represented on Preseason All-Southern Conference Football Team

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 30, 2002) Six East Tennessee State football players were named to the preseason All-Southern Conference team, announced Tuesday from the annual conference football rouser in Greenville, S.C....


Women's Tennis

ETSU Signs Women's Tennis Transfer

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 29, 2002) - Head coach Steve Brooks has announced Courtney McInnis (Tampa, Fla.), a junior transfer from Gardner-Webb University, will join East Tennessee State's women's tennis program for this upcoming season. ...


Softball

Search For New Softball Coach Begins

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 25, 2002) - East Tennessee State University has begun an immediate search for the vacant position of head softball coach....


Softball

East Tennessee State Head Softball Coach Resigns to Take Post at UNC Greensboro

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 24, 2002) -- East Tennessee State University head softball coach Stephanie DeFeo has resigned from ETSU to accept the head coaching position at UNC Greensboro....


Volleyball

Buccaneer Volleyball Camps a Huge Success

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 22, 2002) -- At the conclusion of three of six scheduled East Tennessee State University summer volleyball camps, the 2002 programs have been a resounding success. ...


General News

Cavanaugh, Childress Named ETSU Athletes of the Year

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 22, 2002) - East Tennessee State's department of athletics has announced that Carey Cavanaugh (Munroe Falls, Ohio) and Dimeco Childress (Columbia, Tenn.) have been selected as ETSU's female and male athletes of the year for the 2001-02 school year....


Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 18, 2002) - East Tennessee State's men's tennis team has been named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team for the spring 2002 season....


Baseball

ETSU Baseball Picks Up Transfer

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 16, 2002) - East Tennessee State's baseball team has signed Chris Gambill (Mountain City, Tenn.) to a letter of intent to enroll at ETSU and play baseball for the Bucs head coach Tony Skole announced today....


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country and Track Teams Add Two Athletes

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 9, 2002) - East Tennessee State head cross country and track and field coach Dave Walker announced the signing of Paul Dable and Peter Dalton to national letters of intent today. Both student-athletes will join the Buccaneers this season after successful prep careers overseas. ...


Baseball

Turner Selected To Coastal Plain All-Star Team

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 8, 2002) - Rising junior Tim Turner (Marietta, Ga.), a member of East Tennessee State's baseball team, has been chosen to play in the All-Star game of the Coastal Plain League....


Football

Tiller, Moore Named Preseason All-Americans

Johnson City, Tenn. (July 2, 2002) - Junior Tony Tiller (Lithonia, Ga.) and senior Cecil Moore (Morristown, Tenn.) of East Tennessee State's football team were selections to The Sports Network's 2002 Division I-AA Preseason All-America team the organization announced today....