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

Bucs well represented on USTFCCCA All-Academic teams

NEW ORLEANS (July 25, 2013) – A host of ETSU track & field student-athletes garnered All-Academic individual honors while the women’s track & field team took home an All-Academic team honor, the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Wednesday.


General News

Johnson City hosts Elizabethton Friday night at Thomas Stadium

The Johnson City Cardinals will be in action at ETSU’s Thomas Stadium this Friday night as they play host to the Elizabethton Twins at 7 p.m. The first 200 fans in attendance will receive a complimentary t-shirt featuring the ETSU and Johnson City logos.


Men's Soccer

Calabrese announces men’s soccer fall schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 8, 2013) – ETSU head coach Scott Calabrese announced Monday the 2013 men’s soccer fall schedule, complete with contests against seven teams who ranked in the RPI top-75 last season including four who competed in the 2012 NCAA College Cup.


Men's Track & Field, Men's Cross Country

Chase Receives Capital One Academic All-America Honor

TOWSON, Md. (June 27, 2013) – Sophomore Adam Chase (Kingsport, Tenn.) continued racking up academic honors as the ETSU track & field/cross country scholar-athlete was named Third Team Capital One Academic All-America® on Thursday.


Volleyball

Volleyball announces 2013 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 26, 2013) – Preseason tournaments at Wake Forest, Kentucky and Tennessee along with 10 home matches await the reigning Atlantic Sun champion ETSU volleyball team as head coach Lindsey Devine announced the 2013 Buccaneer schedule on Wednesday afternoon.


Men's Track & Field

Stepp wraps up stint at USA Track & Field Championships

DES MOINES, Iowa (June 23, 2013) – Junior ETSU jumper Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) concluded his season on Sunday afternoon, as the Buccaneer All-American wrapped up competition at the 2013 USA Track & Field Championships from Drake Stadium, located on the campus of Drake University.


Men's Track & Field

Stepp to compete at USA Track & Field Championships

DES MOINES, Iowa (June 23, 2013) – ETSU junior jumper Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) qualified to compete in the long jump at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships senior meet on Sunday, June 23, at 3:20 p.m. EST at Drake Stadium on the campus of Drake University.


Baseball

Bucs sign Dobyns-Bennett’s Chris Cook

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 20, 2013) – Former Dobyns-Bennett standout Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) said having the chance to play collegiate baseball close to home was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up, and the two-way player made his dream a reality as he signed his national letter of intent to play for East Tennessee State University starting this fall.


Baseball

Doane picks up a pair of accolades from ABCA

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 20, 2013) – The accolades continue to pour in for ETSU right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.).


Volleyball

Devine named assistant for U.S. Girls’ Youth National Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 19, 2013) – For the second straight year, ETSU head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine has been selected to help assist with the USA Girls’ Youth National Team, which was announced earlier this month by the USA Volleyball organization.


Men's Golf

Meronk, Gibson advance in 118th Amateur Championship

DEAL, KENT (June 18, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team had two of its golfers advance to match play at the 118th Amateur Championship on Tuesday afternoon.


General News

Johnson City Cardinals to play two games at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 18, 2013) – ETSU’s Thomas Stadium will play home to a pair of Johnson City Cardinals games this summer.


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

Six track & field student-athletes garner All-America honors

NEW ORLEANS, La. (June 13, 2013) – Six ETSU track & field student-athletes were named Outdoor All-Americans, as announced by the United States Track and Field Cross Country and Track and Field Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).


Women's Basketball

Barry joins women’s basketball coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 13, 2013) – ETSU women’s basketball head coach Brittney Ezell announced Thursday the addition of Laura Barry to the Lady Bucs’ coaching staff.


Baseball

Doane Named Second Team All-American by NCBWA

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (June 12, 2013) – After two rounds of voting by the organization, ETSU right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of 58 baseball student-athletes to be placed on the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association's (NCBWA) 18th Annual All-America first, second and third teams, which was released on Wednesday. Doane was named Second Team All-American by the NCBWA.


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

Johnson ends successful ETSU career at NCAA Championship

EUGENE, Ore. (June 8, 2013) – ETSU senior Jason Johnson (Philadelphia, Pa.) tallied a 19th-place mark of 15.44 meters in the men’s triple jump on Saturday afternoon on the Buccaneers’ final day at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.


Baseball

Cleveland Indians draft Doane in 24th round

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 8, 2013) – Making the move to a full-time starting pitcher paid off in more ways than one for ETSU right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.).


Volleyball

Volleyball to have three represented in European Global Challenge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 7, 2013) – The ETSU volleyball team will send three of its players overseas this summer to compete in the ninth annual 2013 European Global Challenge, hosted by Bring It Promotion (BIP) July 10-21 in Pula, Croatia.


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

Stepp starts strong, comes up short in finals at NCAA Championship

EUGENE, Ore. (June 6, 2013) – ETSU junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) registered a mark of 7.79 meters to advance to the finals, but a pair of fouls and a regression in his last jump positioned him ninth overall in the men's long jump on Thursday at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.


Women's Basketball

Ezell invited to Center for Coaching Excellence

NEW YORK (June 6, 2013) – ETSU women’s basketball head coach Brittney Ezell has been selected as one of 30 coaches from across the country to participate in the Center for Coaching Excellence by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), June 10-12, at Columbia University in New York City.


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

Women’s relay team finishes sixth in heat, 18th overall at NCAAs

EUGENE, Ore. (June 5, 2013) – The ETSU women’s 4x100 meter relay team notched a sixth-place finish in their heat and an 18th-place overall standing with a time of 45.06 in semifinal action at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.


Baseball

Take the ETSU Baseball Fan Experience Survey Today!

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 5, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is conducting a survey regarding the fan experience at Thomas Stadium this past 2013 season.


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

Track & field to compete six at NCAA Championship

EUGENE, Ore. (June 5, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will be represented by six student-athletes in multiple quests for national titles at the NCAA Division I 2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship, June 5-8, at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.


Baseball

Doane named finalist for Gregg Olson Award

OMAHA, Neb. (June 3, 2013) – Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of six finalists named for the inaugural Gregg Olson Award, which was announced Monday by the voting committee. The honor is to be given to college baseball’s breakout player of the year. The award will be presented to a top amateur baseball player who elevates his game to an elite level throughout the season.


Baseball

Georgia Tech eliminates Bucs from Nashville Regional, 5-1

NASHVILLE (June 1, 2013) – Georgia Tech scored a run in three of the first five innings and senior right-hander Buck Farmer tossed six scoreless frames as the Yellow Jackets eliminated the ETSU baseball team from the Nashville Regional by handing the Bucs a 5-1 loss on Saturday afternoon from Vanderbilt’s Hawkins Field.


Baseball

Bucs open Nashville Regional with 9-1 setback at #2 Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE (May 31, 2013) – Vanderbilt got all the offense they needed in the bottom of the first and the second-ranked Commodores cruised to a 9-1 victory over ETSU in front of a sell-out crowd of 3,503 fans Friday night at Hawkins Field.


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

ETSU track & field looks forward to NCAA Championship

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 31, 2013) - Amidst their preparations for the NCAA Championship, June 5-8 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., the six advancing members of the ETSU men's and women's track & field teams took a minute on Friday to reflect on the season and provide an outlook for the upcoming competitions.


Men's Track & Field

Chase earns Capital One First Team Academic All-District honor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 31, 2013) – Sophomore Adam Chase (Kingsport, Tenn.) of the ETSU men’s track & field/cross country teams was named to the 2012-13 Capital One Men’s Academic All-District III First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Women's Basketball

Ezell adds Burkhardt, Davis to coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 31, 2013) – ETSU women’s basketball head coach Brittney Ezell announced Friday the additions of Brittany Burkhardt and Nikki Davis to the Lady Bucs’ coaching staff.


Baseball

Doane lands Louisville Slugger First Team All-American honors

TUCSON, Ariz. (May 30, 2013) – Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) keeps adding more accolades to his resume.


Baseball

Bucs open up NCAA Tournament play Friday night in Nashville

NASHVILLE (May 30, 2013) – For just the fourth time in school history and the first since 1981, the ETSU baseball team returns to the NCAA Tournament as the Bucs take on No. 2 national seed Vanderbilt Friday night in the Nashville Regional. First pitch is set for 7 p.m., and will be televised on ESPNU.


Baseball

Doane named semifinalist for Golden Spikes Award

DURHAM, N.C. (May 28, 2013) – East Tennessee State University senior right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was named one of 30 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award, announced USA Baseball on Tuesday.


Baseball

Ticket information released for Nashville Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 27, 2013) – Ticket information for the 2013 Nashville NCAA Baseball Regional has been released.


Baseball

Bucs head to Nashville for NCAA Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 27, 2013) – Less than 24 hours after winning its first ever Atlantic Sun Championship, the ETSU baseball team learned its destination and opponent for the NCAA Regional on Monday afternoon.


Baseball

Poor Richard’s to hold selection show party for the Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 26, 2013) – Poor Richard’s Campus and the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics have teamed up to hold the official watch party for the NCAA Baseball selection show on Monday.


Baseball

A-Sun Champs! Bucs down Kennesaw State, 7-2

DeLAND Fla. (May 26, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team couldn’t have scripted it any better.


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

ETSU advances five on Saturday to NCAA Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 25, 2013) – Five additional ETSU track & field student-athletes advanced to the NCAA Championship on Saturday at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries to move the total to six Buccaneers who will be vying for national championships in two weeks.


Baseball

Baseball to play in A-Sun Championship Sunday at 4:15 p.m.

DeLAND Fla. (May 25, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team knows when they will play, but just not who in Sunday’s Atlantic Sun Championship.


Baseball

Green’s walk-off carries Bucs to Championship Sunday

DeLAND Fla. (May 25, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team continued its walk-off magic on Saturday.


Baseball

ETSU takes on USC Upstate Saturday at 1:15 p.m.

DeLAND Fla. (May 25, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team returns to action in the Atlantic Sun Championship on Saturday afternoon when the Bucs take on USC Upstate at 1:15 p.m., from Stetson’s Melching Field.


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

Edgecombe places 35th overall in 100mH at NCAA East Prelims

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 24, 2013) – Sophomore Dede Edgecombe (Spartanburg, S.C.) placed 35th overall in the women’s 100m hurdles on Friday at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries at Irwin Belk Track inside of Aggie Stadium on the North Carolina A&T State University campus.


Baseball

Bucs rally past No. 23 Mercer in extras of A-Sun Championship

DeLAND Fla. (May 23, 2013) – The “Comeback Bucs” were at it yet again.


Baseball

ETSU, Mercer Game Moved to Friday at Noon

DeLAND Fla. (May 23, 2013) – Fierce thunderstorms forced another schedule change to the 2013 Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship, resulting in the ETSU/Mercer game being moved to noon on Friday at Stetson’s Melching Field.


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

Stepp takes second, advances to NCAA Championships

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 23, 2013) – Junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) achieved his personal best on the biggest stage of his career with a second-place leap of 7.79m in the men’s long jump at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries on Thursday at Irwin Belk Track inside of Aggie Stadium on the North Carolina A&T State University campus.


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

ETSU to send 11 to NCAA East Prelims

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 23, 2013) - Eleven members of the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will travel to Greensboro to compete in the NCAA East Regional Preliminaries, May 23-25, at Irwin Belk Track inside of Aggie Stadium on the North Carolina A&T State University campus.


Baseball

ETSU Baseball to play No. 23 Mercer Thursday at 8:15 p.m.

DeLAND Fla. (May 22, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team advanced in the winners bracket of the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship with its thrilling 4-3 11-inning victory over host Stetson on Wednesday, and the Blue and Gold will now take on top-seeded Mercer Thursday night at 8:15 p.m., at Melching Field.


Baseball

Doane named semifinalist for Gregg Olson Award

OMAHA, Neb. (May 22, 2013) – The semifinalists for the inaugural Gregg Olson Award were named on Wednesday, and ETSU senior right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of the forty-six players to make the list, which honors college baseball’s “Breakout Player of the Year.”


Baseball

Reynolds rallies Bucs to 4-3 walk-off win over Stetson in extras

DeLAND Fla. (May 22, 2013) – Last weekend it was Mason Hershey (Altoona, Pa.) providing the late-inning heroics, and a few days later fellow senior Alex Reynolds (Johnson City, Tenn.) came through with the biggest hit of his Buccaneer career when his walk-off two-RBI single in the eleventh inning rallied the ETSU baseball team to a 4-3 win...


Baseball

Watch ETSU Baseball this week at Poor Richard's Campus

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 21, 2013) – Poor Richard's Campus will be the official viewing headquarters this week for ETSU baseball as the Bucs begin their run for an Atlantic Sun Championship on Wednesday morning.


Baseball

Chesney, Niesman placed on A-Sun All-Academic Team

DeLAND Fla. (May 21, 2013) – Junior Will Chesney (Knoxville, Tenn.) and senior Derek Niesman (Wellington, Fla.) landed Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team honors, announced the league office on Tuesday.


Baseball

Doane captures ETSU’s first-ever Pitcher of the Year honor

DeLAND Fla. (May 21, 2013) – On the eve of the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship, the league office released its postseason awards and senior Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of five Buccaneers on the list as the right-hander captured ETSU’s first-ever Pitcher of the Year honor on Tuesday afternoon.


Baseball

Bucs begin run for A-Sun Title Wednesday in DeLand

DeLAND Fla. (May 21, 2013) – After picking up its fourth series sweep to conclude the regular season last weekend versus Jacksonville, the ETSU baseball team begins postseason play Wednesday morning when the fourth-seeded Bucs take on host and fifth seed Stetson.


Women's Basketball

Ezell elevates Christopher to scholarship status

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 20, 2013) – Sophomore guard Chandler Christopher (Greenville, Tenn.) has been elevated from walk-on status to a scholarship player for the Lady Bucs, ETSU head coach Brittney Ezell announced Monday.


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

Chase, Burley earn A-Sun academic accolades

MACON, Ga. (May 20, 2013) – A pair of ETSU track & field student-athletes captured Atlantic Sun Conference academic honors, including Track & Field Student Athlete of the Year for sophomore Adam Chase (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Academic All-Conference Team accolades for junior Lexie Burley (Johnson City, Tenn.), the league office announced Monday afternoon.


Baseball

ETSU to play Stetson in opening round of A-Sun Championship

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 19, 2013) – The regular season came to an end Saturday and the match ups are set for the 2013 Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship, which gets underway Wednesday morning at Stetson’s Melching Field.


Baseball

Bucs complete sweep of Jacksonville on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 18, 2013) – With the game tied at three after five innings of play, the ETSU baseball team broke things open by plating eight runs in the sixth to pull away from Jacksonville and complete the sweep of the Dolphins with an 11-4 win on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball

Hershey’s 12th inning heroics lift Bucs to 3-2 win over JU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2013) – After scoring two runs in the first, the ETSU baseball team was held scoreless for the next ten innings until senior catcher Mason Hershey (Altoona, Pa.) provided the Blue and Gold with a walk-off double in the twelfth, lifting the Bucs to a 3-2 win over Jacksonville on early Saturday morning at Thomas Stadium.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf signs Mateusz Gradecki to NLI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2013) – Head East Tennessee State University men’s golf coach Fred Warren announced Friday that Mateusz Gradecki (Oborniki Śląskie, Poland) has signed his national letter of intent to play for the Bucs starting in the fall of 2013.


Baseball

Doane ties complete game record with 3-2 win over Jacksonville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 16, 2013) – A day after being placed on the National Pitcher of the Year Watch List, senior right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) continued adding to his record-breaking season.


Baseball

Doane placed on National Pitcher of the Year Watch List

LUBBOCK, Texas (May 15, 2013) – The latest National Pitcher of the Year Watch List was released late Wednesday night, and East Tennessee State University senior right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) was one of the 22 players to make the group.


Women's Basketball

Ezell announces signing of guard Jasmine Hotchkins

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2013) – First-year ETSU women’s basketball head coach Brittney Ezell announced Wednesday the signing of guard Jasmine Hotchkins (Phoenix, Ariz.) to a national letter of intent to join the Buccaneers women’s basketball program for the 2013-14 season.


Baseball

Bucs wrap up regular season this weekend at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up regular season play this weekend as the Bucs host Jacksonville in a three-game Atlantic Sun series beginning Thursday night at Thomas Stadium.


Men's Basketball

Bartow announces signing of JuCo guard Jalen Riley

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 14, 2013) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Tuesday that the Buccaneers have officially received a national letter of intent from junior college transfer Jaylen Riley (Racine, Wis.).


General News

ETSU holds special graduation ceremony for student-athletes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 14, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held a special graduation ceremony on Tuesday morning inside the ballroom of the D.P. University Culp Center for senior student-athletes who were forced to miss their graduation this past Saturday.


Baseball

Doane collects second A-Sun Pitcher of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (May 13, 2013) – Senior right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) accomplished a rare feat on Friday night and the Buccaneer hurler was rewarded for his dominating effort by collecting his second Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week honor, which was announced by the league office on Monday.


Baseball

No. 21 Mercer blanks Bucs to win series, 2-0

MACON, Ga. (May 12, 2013) – Travis Benn and Nick Backlund hit solo home runs and four Mercer pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout as the 21st-ranked Bears took the series over ETSU with a 2-0 win on Sunday afternoon at Claude Smith Field.


Baseball

No. 21 Mercer evens series with 12-7 win over ETSU

MACON, Ga. (May 11, 2013) – A night after fans were treated to an old-fashioned pitchers’ duel, Mercer and ETSU combined for 19 runs on 24 hits, but the 21st-ranked Bears came out ahead to even the series with a 12-7 victory over the Bucs on Saturday night at Claude Smith Field.


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

ETSU men & women both finish in top 3 at A-Sun Championships

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 11, 2013) – After two days of competition, the ETSU men’s track & field team was unable to pull ahead of leader Kennesaw State, while the women’s squad recovered to finish third overall on the final day of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships inside Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.


Women's Golf

Evans shines, but ETSU women come up short at regionals

AUBURN, Ala. (May 11, 2013) – Unable to make one last charge, the ETSU women’s golf team’s season came to a close Saturday during the third and final round of the NCAA East Regional at the Auburn University Club.


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

Men 2nd, women 5th following day one at A-Sun Championships

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 10, 2013) - The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams had a presence on the podium and qualified for multiple event finals on day one of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships inside Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.


Baseball

Doane delivers Bucs to 1-0 win at No. 21 Mercer

MACON, Ga. (May 10, 2013) – Coach Skole refers to Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) as a warrior.


Men's Tennis

Bucs fight but fall, 4-0, to Vanderbilt in NCAA Tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team saw its season come to an end on Friday evening as it was defeated in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, 4-0, by No. 16 overall seed Vanderbilt from the Currey Tennis Center in Nashville.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf still battling at NCAA regionals

AUBURN, Ala. (May 10, 2013) – Senior Chloe Garner (Somerset West, South Africa) and sophomore Gabriella Wahl (Heidenheim, Germany) both carded team-best rounds of 3-over-par 75, but the ETSU women’s golf team lost ground in the NCAA East Regional.


Women's Golf

ETSU women contending at NCAA East Regional

AUBURN, Ala. (May 9, 2013) – The ETSU women’s golf team did not play like a group intimidated by its surroundings during the first round of the NCAA East Regional Thursday at the Auburn University Club.


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

T&F gears up for A-Sun Championships this weekend

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 9, 2013) – Championship season is upon us once again as the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams are set to compete in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track & Field Championships May 10-11 inside Hodges Stadium on the University of North Florida campus.


Baseball

Baseball faces No. 21 Mercer this weekend in Macon

MACON, Ga. (May 9, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team returns to conference play this weekend as the Bucs take on No. 21 Mercer beginning Friday night at 6 p.m., from Claude Smith Field.


Men's Tennis

ETSU men’s tennis meets No. 16 Vandy in NCAA’s, Friday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2013) – Twice over its past five NCAA Tournament appearances, the ETSU men’s tennis team has walked away with a first-round victory. Both wins came with ETSU slated as the region’s No. 3 seed, defeating the No. 2 on a neutral court.


Baseball

Bucs down Asheville in non-conference finale, 9-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 8, 2013) – In the final tune-up before its stretch run in Atlantic Sun play, the ETSU baseball team defeated UNC Asheville, 9-3, on a rainy Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Women's Basketball

Ezell introduced as women’s hoops head coach

JOHNSON CITY (May 8, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics formally introduced the program’s new women’s basketball head coach Brittney Ezell during a press conference Wednesday inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf set to begin play at NCAA East Regional

JOHNSON CITY (May 8, 2013) – Fresh off a victory in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships last month, the ETSU women’s golf team will head to the Auburn University Club in Auburn, Ala., to participate in the NCAA East Regional beginning Thursday.


Softball

Baird named to A-Sun Academic All-Conference Team

MACON, Ga. (May 7, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its postseason softball honors and awards on Tuesday, naming ETSU junior Jackie Baird (Ooltewah, Tenn.) to its Academic All-Conference Team.


Baseball

Bucs host UNC Asheville Wednesday at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 7, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team will play its final non-conference game Wednesday night when the Bucs host UNC Asheville at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is slated for 7:05 p.m., while the Twang Bangers will put on a free pregame concert outside the stadium beginning at 5:30.


General News

AT&T BASA All-Sport Golf Tournament a hit once again

JONESBOROUGH (May 6, 2013) – A full field of 132 players enjoyed a day of golf while also raising scholarship dollars for the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics during Monday’s AT&T BASA All-Sport Golf Tournament at the Blackthorn Club at the Ridges.


Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Tennis, General News

ETSU athletics adds six new inductees to Hall of Fame

JOHNSON CITY (May 5, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics honored six Buccaneers greats Sunday evening at the Millennium Center during the ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame Ceremony presented by Johnson City Honda.


Baseball

Baseball falls in pitchers’ duel to UIC, 3-2

CHICAGO (May 5, 2013) – Junior Logan Rice (Erwin, Tenn.) tossed his first collegiate complete game, but the ETSU offense couldn’t deliver as Illinois-Chicago took the final game of the series, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon at Les Miller Field.


Football

ETSU Hall of Fame: Smith was a hit long before coaching called

Mike Smith had a nose for the football, a head for the game and an undersized body willing to shoulder the load at middle linebacker.


Men's Basketball

ETSU Hall of Fame: Mister stands tall among all ETSU greats

Keith “Mister” Jennings will officially become a Hall of Famer at East Tennessee State this weekend, but he’s been a legendary figure in these parts for as long as many can remember.


Baseball

Bucs sweep doubleheader at UIC

CHICAGO (May 4, 2013) – For the second straight Saturday, the ETSU baseball team swept a doubleheader to win another series.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer announces first recruit, Vardali

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 4, 2013) – ETSU women’s soccer head coach Adam Sayers announced the first signee of his 2013 recruiting class on Saturday, adding Thomai Vardali (Koufalia, Greece) to the Lady Buccaneer roster.


Baseball

Rain forces schedule change to ETSU Baseball series at UIC

CHICAGO (May 3, 2013) – Rain in the Chicagoland area has forced a schedule change to this weekend's ETSU baseball series at Illinois-Chicago.


General News

Sold-out BASA All-Sport Golf Tournament set for Monday

JOHNSON CITY (May 3, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association announced Friday that Monday’s AT&T BASA All-Sport Golf Tournament is now officially sold out.


Men's Basketball

ETSU Hall of Fame: DeChellis built a champion the hard way

Ed DeChellis knew he wasn’t the people’s choice when he took the East Tennessee State basketball job in 1996.


Volleyball

Volleyball honors several players at annual team banquet

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 2, 2013) – The 2012 Atlantic Sun champion ETSU volleyball team held its annual banquet this past Tuesday night, and several Buccaneers were recognized for their hard work and commitment during the 2012-13 campaign.


Baseball

Baseball heads to the "Windy City" for three-game series at UIC

CHICAGO (May 2, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its five-game road swing this weekend as the Bucs head to the Windy City for a non-conference series at Illinois-Chicago. The three-game series gets underway Friday night at 7:05 p.m. (Eastern) from Les Miller Stadium.


Men's Track & Field, Men's Cross Country

ETSU Hall of Fame: Power has fond memories of ‘Irish Brigade’

When Seamus Power was preparing for his first cross country race as a freshman at East Tennessee State University in 1991, coach Dave Walker offered up a little last-second advice.


Baseball

ETSU belts three home runs in 10-6 setback at Tennessee Tech

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (May 1, 2013) – Andrew Green (Powell, Tenn.) and Dylan Tritsch (Boca Raton, Fla.) belted two-run homers, while Derek Niesman (Wellington, Fla.) added a solo shot in the eighth, but it wasn’t enough to lift ETSU to a series win over Tennessee Tech as the Golden Eagles defeated the Bucs, 10-6, on Wednesday night at Bush Stadium.


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

Vodova, Stepp, Bertling garner weekly A-Sun accolades

MACON, Ga. (May 1, 2013) – Sophomore Katerina Vodova (Humpolec, Czech Republic) and junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) were named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s and Men’s Field Athletes of the Week, while sophomore Karissa Bertling (New Port Richey, Fla.) was named the A-Sun Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf places three on A-Sun All-Conference Teams

MACON, Ga. (May 1, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference announced its men's golf postseason awards on Wednesday, and the Bucs had three players placed on the all-conference teams.


Men's Basketball

ETSU Hall of Fame: Voice of Bucs’ has just about seen it all

Not that the humbly understated Norm Davis ever lobbied for it, but he spent 50 years talking his way into the ETSU Hall of Fame.


Baseball

Bucs use five-run seventh to rally past Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. (April 30, 2013) – After dropping its suspended game to Appalachian State earlier in the day, the ETSU baseball team waited out a 42-minute rain delay to plate five runs in the seventh and rally past the Mountaineers, 7-6, on Tuesday night at Smith Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis draws No. 16 Vanderbilt in NCAA First Round

INDIANAPOLIS (April 30, 2013) – The NCAA revealed its 2013 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament field of 64 on Tuesday evening, and ETSU learned it is heading to Nashville, Tenn., for a First Round matchup against host and No. 16 overall seed Vanderbilt.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf headed to NCAA East Regional; Wahl named to A-Sun all-academic team

JOHNSON CITY (April 30, 2013) – The good news just keeps coming for the ETSU women’s golf team.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Hall of Fame: Reid enjoyed home-court advantage

The first female tennis player Dave Mullins tried to lure to East Tennessee State didn’t exactly break his recruiting budget. Kim Toohey was a senior at Science Hill High School, two miles from Mullins’ office, when he recruited her in 1988.


Baseball

Bucs begin five-game road swing Tuesday night in Boone

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team opens a five-game road swing Tuesday night as the Bucs travel to Boone, N.C., to take on Appalachian State.


Women's Basketball

ETSU seeks TBR approval to make Ezell women’s hoops coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday that upon the recommendation of interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander, ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland will seek approval from the Tennessee Board of Regents to hire Brittney Ezell as the Buccaneers’ next head coach for women’s basketball.


Baseball

Baseball spends day reading at Southside Elementary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team took a break from competition last week as the Buccaneers made a trip to Southside Elementary to read to a group of young children.


Men's Tennis

All invited to men’s tennis NCAA Selection Show, Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team and ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host an NCAA Selection Show party on Tuesday inside the Wilder Room of the Carnegie Hotel, beginning at 4:45 p.m.


Baseball

Freeman named to the Olerud Watch List

LUBBOCK, Texas (April 28, 2013) – The College Baseball Hall of Fame’s John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award list has been released, and ETSU first baseman/left-handed pitcher Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was one of 25 players to be placed among the prestigious group.


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf dominates A-Sun postseason honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2013) – After running away from the field to capture the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship earlier this month, the ETSU women’s golf team has now made its mark on the league’s postseason honors.


Softball

Softball season finale rained out

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2013) – The ETSU softball team’s season finale versus Kennesaw State has been cancelled due to inclement weather and will not be made up.


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

Sprint squads dominate on final day of Highlander Invite

RADFORD, Va. (April 27, 2013) – After sweeping the podium in each of the men’s and women’s long jump on Friday, the ETSU track & field teams switched gears and parlayed the success to the track on Saturday, highlighted by taking the top-three spots in both the men’s and women’s 100m dash, as well as in the women’s 200m dash, on an overall strong final day at the Highlander Invitational.


Baseball

Bucs sweep doubleheader to win series over Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2013) – After having its offense held in check last weekend at Stetson, the ETSU baseball team was ready to heat back up and get back on track in the conference race.


Softball

Owls spoil softball’s Senior Day, take doubleheader, 1-0, 8-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2013) – Heading into Saturday, the ETSU softball team hoped it could build on a midweek win over USC Upstate to close out the season strong and honor its four graduating seniors.


Baseball

Bucs drop series opener to Kennesaw State, 4-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 26, 2013) – On a night when a pitchers’ duel was expected, both starters didn’t disappoint.


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

Stepp & Vodova take down records at Highlander Invite

RADFORD, Va. (April 26, 2013) – With an early sweep of the top three spots in each of the men’s and women’s long jump, including stadium records in the event from both Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) and Katerina Vodova (Humpolec, Czech Republic), the ETSU track & field teams turned a strong start into a solid overall showing on day one at the Highlander Invitational.


Softball

Softball concludes season with Senior Day series vs. Kennesaw

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 26, 2013) – The ETSU softball team celebrates Senior Day and concludes the regular season this weekend as it takes on Kennesaw State in a three-game series at Betty Basler Field.


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

T&F with final tune-up before A-Sun Championships

RADFORD, Va. (April 26, 2013) – As the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams continue to prepare for the Atlantic Sun Championships, they will travel to Radford, Va. this weekend to compete in the Highlander Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Patrick D. Cupp Memorial Stadium on the Radford University campus.


Baseball

Baseball set for critical A-Sun home series with Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 25, 2013) – With just three conference series remaining, the ETSU baseball team looks to improve on its mark in the Atlantic Sun standings as the Bucs host Kennesaw State this weekend at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball

ETSU, Appalachian State game suspended in the seventh

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2013) – After sitting through a pair of rain delays, the ETSU/Appalachian State baseball game was suspended with the Mountaineers leading, 3-1, in the bottom of the seventh on Tuesday night from Thomas Stadium.


Softball

Wolff, Lower lift ETSU past league-leading USC Upstate, 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2013) – Junior RHP Katie Wolff (LaGrange, Texas) quieted the nation’s No. 10 offense and senior Sam Lower (Sebring, Fla.) hit the game-winning home run as ETSU downed USC Upstate, 3-2.


Baseball

Radford outslugs Bucs, 14-10

RADFORD, Va. (April 22, 2013) – In a game where the teams combined for 24 runs on 29 hits, Radford slugged its way past ETSU as the Highlanders defeated the Bucs, 14-10, on Tuesday night at Radford Baseball Stadium.


Men's Golf

Pugh battles, but finishes second at A-Sun Championship

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 23, 2013) – All eyes were all on Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) and North Florida’s MJ Macguire on the back nine at the final round of the Atlantic Sun Championship on Tuesday afternoon.


Softball

Softball returns home to face USC Upstate, Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 23, 2013) – The ETSU softball team plays its first home game since April 7 on Wednesday, welcoming USC Upstate to Betty Basler Field for a single game of Atlantic Sun action at 2 p.m.


Baseball

Bucs head to Radford Tuesday; host App State Wednesday

RADFORD, Va. (April 22, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team plays a pair of midweek games starting Tuesday night when the Bucs wrap up their five-game road trip at Radford. First pitch with the Highlanders is set for 6 p.m., at Radford Baseball Stadium.


Men's Basketball

Bartow announces signing of guard Devin Harris to NLI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2013) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that the Buccaneers have officially received a national letter of intent from point guard Devin Harris (Tampa, Fla.).


Men's Golf

Bucs remain third at A-Sun Championship

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 22, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team remains in third place, while sophomores Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) and Scott Gibson (Southerness, Scotland) are tied for third following Monday’s second-round play at the Atlantic Sun Championship.


Baseball

Twang Bangers to hold postgame concert Saturday at The Thom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2013) – The Twang Bangers have announced they will hold a free postgame concert, presented by ETSU Athletics and Campus Ridge, this Saturday outside Thomas Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Seventh Heaven! Bucs take down UNF, 4-2, win A-Sun title

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2013) -- The ETSU men's tennis team won its seventh consecutive Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship, taking down top-seed North Florida, 4-2, on Sunday afternoon from the ETSU Tennis Complex.


Baseball

Stetson takes series by blanking Bucs, 2-0

DELAND, Fla. (April 21, 2013) – For the first time this season, the ETSU baseball team was shutout as Stetson blanked the Bucs, 2-0, to take the conference series on a rainy Sunday afternoon at Melching Field.


Softball

Stetson uses five-run second to sweep ETSU, 7-3

DELAND, Fla. (April 21, 2013) – Stetson used a five-run second inning to build a lead on the ETSU softball team, and held off the Buccaneers, 7-3, Sunday afternoon from Patricia Wilson Field.


Men's Golf

Gibson tied for the lead A-Sun Championship

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 21, 2013) – Sophomore Scott Gibson (Southerness, Scotland) earned a share of the lead by firing a 1-under-par 71 and the ETSU men’s golf team is tied for third following the first round of the Atlantic Sun Championship, which got underway Sunday at The Legends Course of Chateau Elan in Braselton, Ga.


Women's Tennis

UNF denies Lady Bucs A-Sun trophy, 4-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2013) – UNF’s Melanie Aguirre trailed 4-0 in a third set to ETSU junior Sofia Espana (Mexico City) and put the Ospreys on her back by taking the next six games and clinching the Atlantic Sun Women’s Tennis Championship, 4-2, Sunday afternoon from the ETSU Tennis Complex.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis on to A-Sun Finals, sail by Lipscomb, 4-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2013) – An hour from midnight, the ETSU men’s tennis team secured its spot in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Championship Finals, defeating No. 6 seed Lipscomb, 4-1, Saturday at the ETSU Tennis Complex.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf begins run for A-Sun title Sunday in Georgia

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 20, 2013) – Coming off its first tournament win this season, the ETSU men’s golf team looks to carry the momentum into the Atlantic Sun Championship, which begins Sunday morning at The Legends Golf Club in Braselton, Ga.


Softball

Softball shutout in first two at Stetson, 2-0, 3-0

DELAND, Fla. (April 20, 2013) – The ETSU softball team opened a three-game Atlantic Sun series at Stetson on Saturday afternoon, dropping both contests by scores of 2-0 and 3-0.


Baseball

Stetson uses four-run eighth to even series with ETSU, 7-3

DELAND, Fla. (April 20, 2013) – With the game tied at three, Stetson scored four runs in the eighth inning and evened up the series with a 7-3 victory over ETSU on Saturday afternoon at Melching Field.


Women's Tennis

Lady Bucs earn trip to A-Sun Finals, defeat Stetson, 4-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2013) – The top-seeded ETSU women’s tennis team is headed back to the Atlantic Sun Tennis Championship Finals for the eighth consecutive year, defeating No. 4 Stetson, 4-0, Saturday afternoon from the ETSU Tennis Complex.


Baseball

Doane goes the distance; Bucs move A-Sun win streak to seven

DELAND, Fla. (April 19, 2013) – On a night when Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) said he didn’t have his best stuff, the senior right-hander still had enough in the tank to lift the ETSU baseball team to another Atlantic Sun victory.


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

T&F successfully battles the elements at Lenny Lyles Invite

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 19, 2013) – Battling tough weather conditions, the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams proved to be up to the challenge with a solid overall showing on Friday at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational at Cardinal Park on the University of Louisville campus.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Saturday’s A-Sun Tennis Semifinals pushed back

BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 19, 2013) – The times for the Atlantic Sun Tennis Championship Semifinals on Saturday have been changed due to the late completion of Friday’s quarterfinals.


Softball

Softball hopes to build on sweep at Stetson

DELAND, Fla. (April 19, 2013) – Coming off a doubleheader sweep of Furman, the ETSU softball team hopes to break its Atlantic Sun winless streak this weekend as it takes on Stetson for three games at the Patricia Wilson Softball Field.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

ETSU tennis semifinal matches set for Saturday

BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 19, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams now know who they will face in Saturday’s Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship semifinals.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

A-Sun Tennis Quarterfinals relocated to Bristol

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2013) – A forecast for rain showers to affect the Tri-Cities throughout most of Friday has forced some rescheduling and relocating for the quarterfinal round of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Championship.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

ETSU set to host 2013 A-Sun Tennis Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams host the 2013 Atlantic Sun Championships from the newly built ETSU Tennis Complex this Friday-Sunday.


Women's Tennis

Choo, Zaatini spotlight; Lady Bucs clutter A-Sun honors

MACON, Ga. (April 18, 2013) – Going undefeated in Atlantic Sun play, the ETSU women’s tennis team was guaranteed at least some recognition when the league released its postseason honors and awards on Thursday. They Lady Bucs certainly were not denied.


Men's Tennis

Bandres, Ribeiro highlight A-Sun All-Conference honors

MACON, Ga. (April 18, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its men’s tennis postseason honors and awards on Thursday, with ETSU landing two first teamers in senior Jesus Bandres (Caracas, Venezuela) and sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil).


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

Track & field to compete at Louisville on Friday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 19, 2013) – As the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams inch closer to the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships in a few weeks, they will continue their preparation this weekend with a trip to Louisville, Ky. to compete in the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational on Friday at Cardinal Park on the University of Louisville campus.


Baseball

Bucs carry six-game A-Sun win streak into DeLand

DELAND, Fla. (April 18, 2013) – Coming off its second straight Atlantic Sun series sweep last weekend at Thomas Stadium, the ETSU baseball looks to improve on its six-game conference win streak as the Bucs travel to Florida to take on Stetson this weekend. The series opener is set for 6:30 p.m., Friday night at Melching Field.


Baseball

Bucs fall to The Citadel, 7-3

CHARLESTON, S.C., (April 17, 2013) – The Citadel did all its damage in the first three innings as Hughston Armstrong belted a three-run home run in the second and Johnathan Stokes added a two-run shot in the third, as the Bulldogs cruised to a 7-3 victory on Wednesday night from Riley Park.


Women's Golf

ETSU women bring home another A-Sun Championship

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (April 17, 2013) – The ETSU women’s golf team is once again the class of the Atlantic Sun Conference.


Men's Track & Field

Johnson leaps to A-Sun Men’s Field Athlete of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (April 17, 2013) – Senior Jason Johnson (Philadelphia, Pa.) of the ETSU men’s track & field team was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Undefeated seasons make Choo, Ribeiro A-Sun POTW

MACON, Ga. (April 17, 2013) – ETSU women’s tennis freshman Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and men’s tennis sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) cleaned up the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors.


Men's Golf

Pugh named A-Sun Golfer of the Week

MACON, Ga. (April 17, 2013) – Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) helped guide the ETSU men’s golf team to its first title since 2011 as the Blue and Gold won the Coca-Cola Invitational Tuesday at the Country Club of Spartanburg, and the Buccaneer sophomore was rewarded for his solid play by landing Atlantic Sun Golfer of the Week honors on Wednesday afternoon.


Softball

ETSU softball and App State cancelled

BOONE, N.C. (April 17, 2013) – Wednesday’s ETSU softball doubleheader at Appalachian State has been washed out and will not be made up.


Softball

Team effort boosts softball to sweep of Furman, 6-3, 3-2

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 16, 2013) – It all clicked. The ETSU softball team got timely hitting, great pitching performances and backed it up on defense en route to a doubleheader sweep of Furman, 6-3 and 3-2, Tuesday afternoon from Pepsi Stadium.


Women's Golf

ETSU women still leading at A-Sun Championships

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (April 16, 2013) – The ETSU women’s golf team is just one more quality round away from another trip to the NCAA Championships.


Men's Golf

Bucs rally to capture Coca-Cola Invitational title

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 16, 2013) – For the third time in the last four years, the ETSU men’s golf team captured the Coca-Cola Invitational title, as the Bucs rallied past Wofford to win the tournament by two strokes on Tuesday afternoon at the Country Club of Spartanburg.


Baseball

Bucs head to Charleston for midweek game at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C., (April 16, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team begins a grueling stretch of 14 games in 19 days Wednesday night when the Bucs head to Charleston, S.C., for a midweek non-conference contest at The Citadel. First pitch is set for 6 p.m., at Riley Park.


Men's Golf

Men's Golf in second at Coca-Cola Invitational

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 15, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team finished the opening day of the Coca-Cola Invitational in second-place after the Bucs carded an 11-under-par 565 (285-280) following 36-holes of competition on Monday at the Country Club of Spartanburg.


Softball

Softball to meet a pair of old SoCon foes in the midweek

GREENVILLE, S.C. and BOONE, N.C. (April 15, 2013) – The ETSU softball team has a pair midweek doubleheaders against old rivals from the Southern Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, as it continues its 12-game road trip against Furman and Appalachian State.


Women's Golf

Evans paces ETSU trio as Buccaneers lead at A-Sun Tourney

JEKYLL ISLAND, S.C. (April 15, 2013) – Junior Sian Evans (Gillingham, England) carded an impressive round of 5-under-par 67 to top the individual leaderboard while also powering the ETSU women’s golf team to the lead following first round play in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships.


Baseball

Doane collects first A-Sun Pitcher of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (April 15, 2013) – All season, Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) has been a force to be reckoned with on the mound, and the senior right-hander was finally recognized for his dominating efforts as the Buccaneer hurler landed Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week honors, announced the league office on Monday.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf heads to Wofford for Coca-Cola Invitational

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 14, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team makes its final tune up before the Atlantic Sun Championship this week as the Bucs head to Spartanburg, S.C., for the Coca-Cola Invitational. The tournament, hosted by Wofford, begins Monday morning at the Country Club of Spartanburg.


Women's Golf

ETSU women begin quest for another A-Sun title

fJEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (April 14, 2013) – The ETSU women’s golf team will be aiming for yet another conference title when the 24th Atlantic Sun Conference Championships begin Monday at the Jekyll Island Golf Club’s Pine Lakes Course.


Softball

Schwaeble shuts out ETSU softball, Norse sweep, 4-0

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 14, 2013) – Northern Kentucky starting pitcher Emily Schwaeble tossed a near-perfect game while earning a hit and an RBI at the plate to lead NKU to a series sweep of the ETSU softball team, 4-0, Sunday afternoon from Frank Ignatius Grein Softball Field.


Baseball

HOW SWEEP IT IS! Bucs extend A-Sun win streak to six straight

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 14, 2013) – After getting swept by Lipscomb last year in Nashville, the ETSU baseball team wanted to return the favor this weekend against the Bisons.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Times, matchups announced for A-Sun Tennis Championships

MACON, Ga. (April 14, 2013) – The field is set for the 2013 Atlantic Sun Tennis Championships, hosted by ETSU at the newly built ETSU Tennis Complex, as the conference office unveiled matchups and times following Saturday’s regular season finales.


Women's Tennis

Lady Bucs run the table, close season, 5-2, over Kennesaw

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 13, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team battled off a feisty Kennesaw State squad en route to completing a perfect Atlantic Sun season, 5-2, Saturday afternoon from the Fair Oaks Tennis Center.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis puts away Kennesaw in regular season finale, 7-0

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 13, 2013) – The No. 74 ETSU men’s tennis team closed out another regular season, extending its winning streak to six matches and building some additional momentum toward the Atlantic Sun Championships by defeating Kennesaw State, 7-0, Saturday afternoon form the Fair Oaks Tennis Center.


Softball

Norse overcome ETSU twice for doubleheader sweep

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 13, 2013) – A 2-1 lead evaporated in the seventh inning of game one and a five-run, first-inning outburst was quickly erased in game two, as the ETSU softball team fell in an Atlantic Sun doubleheader, 3-2 and 8-5, Saturday afternoon at Northern Kentucky.


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

T&F nets four victories on final day at Sea Ray Relays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 13, 2013) – After a strong start on Friday, the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams continued the momentum into the final day of competition with four first-place finishes on Saturday at the Sea Ray Relays at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.


Baseball

Baseball extends A-Sun win streak to five; downs Lipscomb, 7-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team extended its Atlantic Sun Conference win streak to five straight games as the Bucs defeated Lipscomb, 7-2, on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


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

Track & field strong to begin Sea Ray Relays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 12, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams seem to have benefited from a week off from competition last week as they registered a solid start to the Sea Ray Relays on Friday at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.


Baseball

Doane continues to dominate as Bucs blank Lipscomb, 8-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2013) – Senior Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) struck out a career-high eight hitters and tossed his third shutout of the season, as the ETSU baseball team blanked Lipscomb, 8-0, on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Bucs close out Mercer, 7-0, clinch A-Sun opening-round bye

MACON, Ga. (April 12, 2013) – No matter the outcome of the regular season finale, the No. 74 ETSU men’s tennis team is guaranteed a first-round bye and a No. 2 seed in next weekend’s Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship after defeating Mercer, 7-0, Friday afternoon from the LeRoy Peddy Tennis Center.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis sweeps Mercer to clinch A-Sun’s top seed

MACON, Ga. (April 12, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team put together another impressive display by shutting out the Mercer Bears, 7-0, Friday afternoon from the LeRoy Peddy Tennis Center and clinching the No. 1 seed in next weekend’s Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship.


Softball

Softball continues road swing at Northern Kentucky

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 12, 2013) – The ETSU softball team takes on the Atlantic Sun’s newest member, Northern Kentucky, in a three-game series this weekend from NKU’s Frank Ignatius Grein Softball Field.


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

Track & field back in action at Sea Ray Relays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 11, 2013) – After a week off last week, the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will get back into the swing of things as they begin the stretch run of the outdoor season this weekend at the Sea Ray Relays at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Tennis concludes regular season at Mercer, Kennesaw State

MACON, Ga. and KENNESAW, Ga. (April 11, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams make the trip to Georgia for a pair of Atlantic Sun matches this weekend, concluding their regular seasons against Mercer and Kennesaw State.


Baseball

Bucs look to improve on A-Sun winning streak this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 11, 2013) – Despite suffering a tough one-run setback to Tennessee in front of a record-setting crowd Tuesday night, the ETSU baseball team looks to build on its conference winning streak this weekend as the Bucs host Lipscomb in a three-game Atlantic Sun series starting Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Softball

No. 24 USC Upstate overpowers softball, 11-0, 12-0

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 10, 2013) – USC Upstate showed why it is ranked 24th in the nation as the NCAA’s top offense plated 23 runs against the ETSU softball team en route to two five-inning victories, 11-0 and 12-0, Wednesday afternoon at Cyrill Softball Stadium.


Women's Golf

Garner named A-Sun Women’s Golfer of the Week

MACON, Ga. (April 10, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference office announced Wednesday that ETSU senior Chloe Garner (Somerset West, South Africa) has earned her first-ever A-Sun Women’s Golfer of the Week award.


Women's Tennis

Choo/Gerbasi break into ITA doubles rankings at No. 71

SKILLMAN, N.J. (April 10, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis freshman doubles pairing of Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Anna Gerbasi (Caracas, Venezuela) broke into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) national rankings on Tuesday at No. 71.


Baseball

Tennessee holds off ETSU in front of record crowd, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2013) – Playing before the first sold out crowd in the history of newly-minted Thomas Stadium, the ETSU baseball team dropped a hard-fought 4-3 contest to Southeastern Conference foe Tennessee Tuesday evening.


Softball

No. 24 USC Upstate begins softball’s 12 road games in 12 days

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 9, 2013) – From April 10-21, the ETSU softball team is slated for 12 games away from Johnson City. It begins the stretch with its biggest challenge of the season on Wednesday at No. 24 USC Upstate.


Baseball

Baseball gears up for Tuesday night showdown with UT

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2013) – History will be made Tuesday night when the ETSU baseball team takes on Tennessee at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball

Limited number of tickets available for Tuesday’s UT game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2013) – A limited number of tickets for Tuesday’s ETSU/Tennessee baseball game are available for purchase through the ETSU Ticket Office. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m., at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball

All-Access with Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2013) – This past weekend when the ETSU baseball team played at Northern Kentucky, the Buccaneer Sports Network mic’d up head coach Tony Skole and created a special all-access video segment with coach and the Bucs.


Women's Tennis

No. 18 Virginia muscles past women's tennis, 4-1

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (April 7, 2013) – The 18th-ranked Virginia Cavaliers showed their prowess and ended the ETSU women’s tennis team’s seven-match winning streak, 4-1, Sunday evening from the Snyder Tennis Center.


Women's Golf

ETSU women enjoy “historic” effort at Rebel Intercollegiate

OXFORD, Miss. (April 7, 2013) – In her 10-plus years as head coach of the ETSU women’s golf team, Stefanie Shelton has led her teams to multiple tournament victories, a conference title, and two trips to the NCAA Tournament.


Softball

Parker’s one-hitter silences ETSU softball, 7-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2013) – Heather Parker limited the ETSU softball team to just one hit and Lipscomb walked away with a series sweep by taking the finale, 7-0, Sunday afternoon from Betty Basler Field.


Baseball

Baseball completes sweep with 13-4 win over Northern Kentucky

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 7, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team was forced to play from behind in the first two games of the series, but the Buccaneer bats woke up early and often on get-away day.


Softball

Lipscomb shuts out ETSU softball, 2-0, 8-0 (F/5)

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2013) – Lipscomb’s starting pitching combined to throw 12 scoreless innings and the ETSU softball team was shutout in an Atlantic Sun doubleheader, 2-0 and 8-0 (F/5), Saturday from Betty Basler Field.


Men's Tennis

Bandres, Ramirez lead Bucs to Senior Day sweep of NKU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2013) – An emotional Senior Day ended in the No. 74 ETSU men’s tennis team’s third consecutive shutout of a conference opponent as the Buccaneers defeated Northern Kentucky, 7-0, Saturday afternoon from the ETSU Tennis Complex.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis dominates NKU, 7-0, on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team celebrated Senior Day with a dominant 7-0 decision over Northern Kentucky on Saturday afternoon at the ETSU Tennis Complex.


Women's Golf

ETSU women continue playing well at Rebel Intercollegiate

OXFORD, Miss. (April 6, 2013) – Senior Chloe Garner (Somerset West, South Africa) remained in contention on the individual leaderboard and the ETSU women’s golf team continued to stay in the hunt Saturday at the Rebel Intercollegiate.


Baseball

Bucs score 11 unanswered runs to rally past NKU, 12-9

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 6, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team likes to save its best for last.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis fights off Lipscomb for shutout, 7-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2013) – The final score does not do justice to how competitive the match was, but the ETSU men’s tennis team walked away with a sweep of Lipscomb, 7-0, Friday afternoon from the ETSU Tennis Complex.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis routs Lipscomb, 7-0, stays perfect in A-Sun

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team played its first match at the newly built ETSU Tennis Complex Friday afternoon and put on a display by cruising past Lipscomb, 7-0.


Women's Golf

Garner, Bucs shine on first day at Rebel Intercollegiate

OXFORD, Miss. (April 5, 2013) – Senior Chloe Garner (Somerset West, South Africa) fired a career-best round of 5-under-par 67 to tie for first place on the individual leaderboard and lead the ETSU women’s golf team during first round play Friday in the Rebel Intercollegiate at the Ole Miss Golf Course.


Baseball

Bucs rally for 5-2 win behind Doane’s complete game effort

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 5, 2013) – It was the same story but different day for senior right-handed pitcher Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.).


Softball

Softball hosts in-state, A-Sun rival Lipscomb this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2013) – Coming off a doubleheader sweep of Tennessee Tech, the ETSU softball team will look to keep the momentum going into Atlantic Sun play as it hosts Lipscomb for a three-game set this weekend from Betty Basler Field.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis concludes home schedule with Lipscomb, NKU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 4, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team hosts a pair of matches from the ETSU Tennis Complex this weekend as it faces Atlantic Sun rivals Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky.


General News

ETSU to celebrate National Student-Athlete Day this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 4, 2013) – ETSU student-athletes will celebrate National Student-Athlete Day this weekend with events honoring their commitment to ETSU both academically and athletically on Friday and Saturday.


Baseball

Bucs hit the road to face A-Sun newcomer NKU

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 4, 2013) – After tossing its fourth shutout of the season, the ETSU baseball team looks to build off the momentum as the Bucs hit the road to take on Atlantic Sun newcomer Northern Kentucky this weekend at the Bill Aker Baseball Complex.


Women's Tennis

Lady Bucs celebrate Kolovou’s Senior Day this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 4, 2013) – The league-leading ETSU women’s tennis team begins a stretch of three matches in three days on Friday, facing off against Atlantic Sun rivals Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky at home before battling No. 18 Virginia in Charlottesville on Sunday.


Football

ETSU to host reunion for former football players April 13

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 4, 2013) – As plans continue in preparation for the start of its new football program, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host the first of many gatherings for former football players on Saturday, April 13 inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

ETSU seniors sweep A-Sun tennis honors

MACON, Ga. (April 3, 2013) – Seniors Jesus Bandres (Caracas, Venezuela) and Antonia Kolovou (Larisa, Greece) helped ETSU to a combined 4-0 weekend and were named Atlantic Sun Men’s and Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, as released by the conference on Wednesday.


General News

ETSU to host National University Championships and World//Pan American Weightlifting Qualifier

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 3, 2013) – The ETSU Center for Excellence for Sports Science and Coach Education will host a major national weightlifting competition this weekend inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Baseball

Special ticket info announced for Tuesday’s Tennessee game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 3, 2013) – The East Tennessee State University Athletics Ticket Office announced special ticket information for next Tuesday’s Buccaneer baseball game versus Tennessee. The game will be played at Thomas Stadium and first pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.


Football

ETSU announces plans to start football team

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2013) – During a news conference today, East Tennessee State University President Dr. Brian Noland announced plans to start a football program that could be on the field by the fall 2015 semester.


Football

Sander tabs Fulmer to help kickoff ETSU football

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2013) – ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander announced Tuesday that former University of Tennessee head football coach Phillip Fulmer will be joining the Buccaneer program to facilitate planning and help launch the institution’s new gridiron team.


Football

ETSU Kickoff Fund aims to raise football dollars

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2013) – Along with several major announcements on Tuesday regarding the start of a new football program, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics also unveiled plans for a new Kickoff Fund which will immediately begin raising dollars for the upstart program.


Baseball

Baseball blanks Tennessee Tech, 3-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2013) – Junior right-hander Logan Rice (Erwin, Tenn.) was one of four ETSU pitchers to combine for the shutout as the Buccaneer baseball team blanked Tennessee Tech, 3-0, on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Softball

Comeback kids strike again in sweep of Tennessee Tech

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2013) -- The ETSU softball team won two games in comeback fashion on Tuesday, including a six-run rally in the seventh inning of game one and a walk-off home run.


Baseball

Taylor’s solid start overshadowed in setback to Radford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2013) – Freshman right-hander Peyton Taylor (Kingsport, Tenn.) took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, but Jordan Taylor’s two-out, two-run scoring single in the top of the seventh gave Radford its first lead of the night and the Highlanders rallied for a 4-2 victory on Monday at Thomas Stadium.


Softball

Softball begins five-game home stand vs. Tennessee Tech

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2013) – The ETSU softball team returns home to Betty Basler Field on Tuesday as it hosts Tennessee Tech for a non-conference doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m.


Baseball

Bucs return home to host Radford, Tennessee Tech

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team returns home for a brief two-game stint beginning Monday night when the Bucs host Radford. Game time is set for 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.


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

Track & field wraps up competition at Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 30, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams wrapped things up at the Raleigh Relays on Saturday, highlighted by various personal bests and a record-breaking performance on day two at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility on the North Carolina State University campus.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis in control against FGCU, 7-0

FT. MYERS, Fla. (March 30, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team leapfrogged the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles in the Atlantic Sun standings with a sweep, 7-0, Saturday at the FGCU Tennis Complex.


Women's Tennis

Lady Bucs remain atop A-Sun by defeating FGCU, 5-2

FT. MYERS, Fla. (March 30, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team will return from its trip to Florida alone in first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference after defeating Florida Gulf Coast, 5-2, on Saturday from the FGCU Tennis Complex.


Baseball

Six-run fourth carries UNF to series win over ETSU

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 30, 2013) – With the game tied at two, North Florida broke things open with a six-run fourth, and the Ospreys went on to take the series from ETSU with an 11-4 victory on Saturday afternoon at Harmon Stadium.


Softball

UNF takes softball series finale in pitchers’ duel, 1-0

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 30, 2013) – A fielding and throwing error on the final play of the game decided the outcome as the ETSU softball team suffered a defeat and series sweep to North Florida, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon from the UNF Softball Complex.


Women's Soccer

Austria calls up Zadrazil to take on Italy

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2013) – For the second time this offseason, ETSU women’s soccer freshman Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) will head to Austria to represent the national team of her home country in a game versus Italy.


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

Track & field has productive day one at Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 29, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams kicked off competition at the Raleigh Relays on Friday, featuring outdoor and collegiate-bests from a pair of student-athletes on day one at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility on the North Carolina State University campus.


Baseball

Bucs use strong pitching, defense to even series with UNF

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 29, 2013) – Each time senior right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) takes to the mound his goal is to pitch all nine innings.


Softball

North Florida takes first two from softball, 5-1, 10-0 (5)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 29, 2013) – North Florida overcame a late ETSU softball lead with five runs in the sixth inning of game one and followed that up with a 10-run offensive outburst in game two, defeating the Buccaneers by scores of 5-1 and 10-0 in five innings on Friday from the UNF Softball Complex.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis hands Stetson first A-Sun loss, 7-0

DELAND, Fla. (March 28, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team and Stetson faced off in a battle of the Atlantic Sun’s top teams and the Lady Bucs came out on top, 7-0, Thursday from the Mandy Stoll Tennis Center.


Baseball

UNF soars to 15-4 win over ETSU in series opener

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 28, 2013) – The North Florida baseball team soared its way to an 11-run win over ETSU on Thursday night, as the Ospreys opened the three-game conference series with a 15-4 victory over the Bucs at Harmon Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis rebounds nicely over Stetson, 6-1

DELAND, Fla. (March 28, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team handed Stetson just its second loss of the season and first in Atlantic Sun play, defeating the Hatters, 6-1, Thursday afternoon from the Mandy Stoll Tennis Center.


Softball

North Florida poses softball’s next Atlantic Sun challenge

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 28, 2013) – The ETSU softball team readies for its second road trip of the Atlantic Sun season, battling North Florida in a three-game set on Friday and Saturday from the UNF Softball Complex.


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

Track & field readies for Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 29, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will continue the outdoor season on Friday when they travel to Raleigh, N.C. to compete in the Raleigh Relays at the Paul Derr Track & Field Facility located on the North Carolina State University campus March 29-30.


Women's Track & Field

Alexander notches A-Sun Track Athlete of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (March 27, 2013) – Sophomore Nicole Alexander (Rock Hill, S.C.) of the ETSU women’s track & field team was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis clashes with A-Sun undefeateds in Florida

DELAND and FT. MYERS, Fla. (March 27, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team meets a pair of undefeated Atlantic Sun opponents over the next three days, traveling to the Sunshine State for matches with Stetson and Florida Gulf Coast.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis hopes to get back on track at Stetson, FGCU

DELAND and FT. MYERS, Fla. (March 27, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team concludes the month of March in the state of Florida with Atlantic Sun matches against Stetson and Florida Gulf Coast.


Baseball

Baseball heads to Sunshine State for A-Sun series at UNF

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 27, 2013) – As the ETSU baseball team leaves behind the winter-like weather in Johnson City, the Bucs look to heat up in the Florida sun as the Blue and Gold begin a three-game Atlantic Sun series at North Florida Thursday night at Harmon Stadium.


Softball

Softball doubleheader at App State postponed

BOONE, N.C. (March 25, 2013) – Winter weather forecasted to affect Boone, N.C., on Tuesday has postponed the ETSU softball team’s doubleheader at Appalachian State.


Baseball

Tuesday’s baseball game with Radford rescheduled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2013) – Due to winter-like weather hitting the Tri-Cities region, the ETSU baseball team has decided to reschedule Tuesday’s game with Radford.


Men's Golf

Bucs finish tied for 11th at Furman Intercollegiate

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 24, 2013) – Playing conditions were less than ideal for the final round of the Furman Intercollegiate on Sunday afternoon at the Furman University Golf Club.


Softball

Sunday’s softball series finale cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 24, 2013) – Precipitation through the overnight hours and into Sunday morning has cancelled the ETSU softball series finale against Florida Gulf Coast.


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

Track & field concludes competition at Catamount Classic

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 23, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams wrapped up competition on Saturday at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, complete with a third-place finish for the women and a fifth-place finish for the men on the final day of competition at the Western Carolina Catamount Athletic Complex.


Softball

Softball nearly splits, drops a pair to FGCU, 5-0, 10-9 (8)

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2013) – The ETSU softball team opened a three-game series against Florida Gulf Coast with a doubleheader on Saturday at Betty Basler Field, but were defeated by scores of 5-0 and 10-9 in eight innings.


Baseball

Bucs split doubleheader with No.26 FGCU; Eagles win series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2013) – Senior right-hander Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) started the day with a complete-game performance to guide the ETSU baseball team to a 3-2 victory over No. 26 Florida Gulf Coast in the first game of the doubleheader...


Men's Golf

Hickman makes move at Furman Intercollegiate

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 23, 2013) – Freshman Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) moved up the leaderboard following the second round of the Furman Intercollegiate on Saturday afternoon from the Furman University Golf Club.


Men's Tennis

Dartmouth slips past men’s tennis, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team suffered its second loss in as many days at its newly built complex as Dartmouth escaped Johnson City victorious on Saturday, 4-3.


Baseball

No. 26 FGCU executes its way to a 3-2 win over ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2013) – In a game that came down to strong pitching and small ball it was Florida Gulf Coast that executed the plays to perfection, as the 26th-ranked Eagles survived for a 3-2 victory over ETSU on a chilly Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


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

Track & field wraps up day one at Catamount Classic

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 22, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams continued the outdoor season on Friday at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic, highlighted by a strong performance on the women’s side on day one at the Western Carolina Catamount Athletic Complex.


Women's Tennis

Lady Bucs shutout No. 74 UNF, 4-0

BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 22, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team took on the reigning Atlantic Sun Tournament champion No. 74 North Florida Ospreys and served up a shutout, 4-0, Friday from the Bristol Racquet Club.


Men's Golf

Kristjansson paces Bucs on opening day of Furman Intercollegiate

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 22, 2013)Gudmundur Kristjansson (Reykjavik, Iceland) paced the ETSU men’s golf team on the opening day of the Furman Intercollegiate as the Buccaneer freshman shot an even-par 72 in the first round at the Furman University Golf Club.


Men's Tennis

UNF spoils opening of ETSU Tennis Complex, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2013) – The senior-laden No. 75 North Florida Ospreys defeated the No. 68 ETSU men’s tennis team, 4-3, on Friday from the newly built ETSU Tennis Complex.


Softball

Softball ready to host defending A-Sun champs, FGCU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2013) – The ETSU softball team hosts defending Atlantic Sun Tournament champion Florida Gulf Coast for three games this weekend at Betty Basler Field.


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

Track & Field continues outdoor season at Catamount Classic

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 22, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will carry on the outdoor season when they travel to Cullowhee, N.C. to participate in the Beynon Sports Surface Catamount Classic at Western Carolina University on March 22-23.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis opens new tennis complex Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2013) – The No. 68 ETSU men’s tennis team opens the newly built ETSU Tennis Complex this weekend, hosting No. 75 North Florida and Dartmouth.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis hosts UNF Friday

BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 21, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team returns to Johnson City on Friday, hosting North Florida from the Bristol Racquet Club.


Baseball

Baseball hosts No. 26 FGCU in A-Sun weekend series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team returns to Thomas Stadium this weekend as the Bucs host No. 26 Florida Gulf Coast in a three-game Atlantic Sun Conference series, beginning Friday night at 7:05 p.m.


Softball

Thursday’s softball game versus Murray State cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2013) – The ETSU softball team’s Thursday game against Murray State has been cancelled.


Men's Golf

Men’s golf gears up for Furman Intercollegiate

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 21, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team heads to Greenville, S.C. to compete in the 44th annual Furman Intercollegiate, which begins Friday morning at the Furman University Golf Club.


Baseball

Bucs drop second straight one-run decision to Winthrop, 3-2

ROCK HILL, S.C. (March 20, 2013) – For the second time in a matter of a week, the ETSU baseball team dropped a one-run decision to Winthrop, as the Eagles defeated the Bucs, 3-2, on Wednesday night at the Winthrop Ballpark.


Softball

Wolff's shutout helps softball to split with Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 20, 2013) -- Junior pitcher Katie Wolff (LaGrange, Texas) tossed a complete-game, six-hit shutout and the ETSU softball team earned a doubleheader split with Western Carolina, winning 3-0 and losing 8-1, Wednesday afternoon from the Catamount Softball Complex.


Men's Track & Field

Alberg races to A-Sun Men’s Track Athlete of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (March 20, 2013) – Senior Ifrish Alberg (Paramaribo, Suriname) of the ETSU men’s track & field team was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.


Baseball

Baseball to hold Little League Weekend at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2013) – After holding a free baseball clinic for local little league coaches and players earlier this month, the ETSU baseball team wants to bring them back to enjoy some free Buccaneer baseball this weekend at Thomas Stadium.


Softball

Western Carolina, Murray State fill midweek softball slate

CULLOWHEE, N.C. and JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 19, 2013) – A trio of home-and-away midweek games compile the ETSU softball team’s midweek schedule as the Buccaneers play a doubleheader at Western Carolina on Wednesday before returning home for a Thursday game versus Murray State.


Baseball

Baseball looks to end road swing on high note at Winthrop

ROCK HILL, S.C. (March 19, 2013) – Having already taken three of the first four games on its five-game road swing, the ETSU baseball team looks to finish off the trip on a high note when the Bucs face Winthrop on Wednesday evening. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at The Winthrop Ballpark.


Baseball

Krieg, Taylor receive A-Sun weekly honors

MACON, Ga. (March 18, 2013) – Freshmen Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) and Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) played a vital role in helping the ETSU baseball team win the series at USC Upstate, and on Monday the Buccaneer rookie duo landed Atlantic Sun Pitcher and Player of the Week honors.


Softball

Jacksonville takes close series finale, 3-2, over softball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 17, 2013) – A first-inning solo home run put Jacksonville ahead from the start and the ETSU softball team was never able to level the score as the Dolphins completed a three-game series sweep, 3-2, on Sunday from Betty Basler Field.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis sweeps Western Carolina, 7-0

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 17, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team completed a two-win weekend with a sweep, 7-0, over Western Carolina Sunday at the Catamount Athletic Complex.


Women's Golf

Evans posts team’s top effort, ETSU women place 8th

AUGUSTA, Ga. (March 17, 2013) – Finishing ahead of two teams ranked in the nation’s Top 50, the ETSU women’s golf team wrapped up an eighth place effort at the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate.


Baseball

Total team effort lifts Bucs to series win at USC Upstate, 10-4

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team scored at least one run from the fifth inning on and used a total team effort to win the series over USC Upstate, as the Bucs defeated the Spartans, 10-4, on Sunday afternoon at Harley Park.


Softball

JU edges two from ETSU softball, 4-0, 9-8

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2013) – The ETSU softball team put up eight runs against Jacksonville in game two after being shutout in the series opener, but it wasn’t enough for a win as the Dolphins took the doubleheader by scores of 4-0 and 9-8 on Saturday from Betty Basler Field.


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

Alberg sets 100m Suriname national record at 49er Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 16, 2013) – National and school records fell as ETSU medaled in 14 events on the final day of the Charlotte 49er Classic on Saturday at the Irwin Belk Track and Field Center.


Women's Tennis

Lady Buc tennis downs USC Upstate, 6-1, in A-Sun opener

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 16, 2013)Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) won her sixth consecutive singles match and the ETSU women’s tennis team cruised to a convincing, 6-1, win in its Atlantic Sun Conference opener Saturday from the USC Upstate Tennis Complex.


Baseball

USC Upstate forces rubber match by holding on for 6-3 win

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 16, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team sent the tying run to the plate in both the eighth and ninth innings, but the Bucs couldn’t pull off the comeback win as USC Upstate forced a rubber match in the series by hanging on for a 6-3 victory on Saturday afternoon at Harley Park.


Women's Golf

ETSU women ahead of ranked teams at Insperity

AUGUSTA, Ga. (March 16, 2013) – After second round play in the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate Saturday at the Forest Hills Golf Club, the ETSU women’s golf team finds itself ahead of three teams ranked in the Top 50 nationally.


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

Track & field with strong start at 49er Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 15, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams kicked off the 2013 outdoor season at the Charlotte 49er Classic on Friday, led by the strong performances of Ifrish Alberg (Paramaribo, Suriname) in the 100m dash and Demetria Edgecombe (Spartanburg, S.C.) in the 100m hurdles.


Baseball

Bucs use strong pitching, defense to take down USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 15, 2013) – Freshman Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) and junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) combined for a six-hit shutout and senior Alex Reynolds (Johnson City, Tenn.) gave the Bucs all the offense they needed with a solo homer in the third, as the ETSU baseball team opened the Atlantic Sun season with an 8-0 victory over USC Upstate on Friday night at Harley Park.


Women's Golf

Garner, Lopez lead ETSU women at Insperity

AUGUSTA, Ga. (March 15, 2013) – Senior Chloe Garner (Somerset West, South Africa) and junior Lourdes Lopez (Cadiz, Spain) fired scores of 2-over-par 74 to power the ETSU women’s golf team during opening round play Friday in the Insperity Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate.


Softball

Jacksonville comes to town for three games of weekend softball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2013) – The ETSU softball team plays seven of its next nine games from the friendly confines of Betty Basler Field, beginning this weekend in Atlantic Sun action with a three-game series against Jacksonville.


Women's Tennis

USC Upstate and WCU fill women’s tennis weekend slate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. and CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 15, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team has a full road slate this weekend, opening Atlantic Sun play Saturday against USC Upstate and heading back to non-conference action versus Western Carolina on Sunday.


Softball

Deep ball stings softball at Presbyterian

CLINTON, S.C. (March 14, 2013) – Three Presbyterian home runs in game one and two in the latter did in the ETSU softball team on Thursday afternoon, as the Blue Hose walked away with the doubleheader sweep by scores of 4-1 and 8-4 from the PC Softball Complex.


Baseball

Baseball opens A-Sun play this weekend in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 14, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference season begins this weekend as the ETSU baseball team travels to Spartanburg for a three-game series at USC Upstate.


Baseball

Bucs bounce back by pounding UNC Asheville, 20-9

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 13, 2013) – The Bucs motto is “Never to lose two in a row.”


Softball

ETSU softball heads to Presbyterian for Thursday twinbill

CLINTON, S.C. (March 13, 2013) – The ETSU softball team hopes to shake off what was a rough start to the conference season, traveling to the PC Softball Complex on Thursday for a midweek doubleheader against Presbyterian.


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

Track & Field begins outdoor season at 49er Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 13, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will kickoff the outdoor season when they travel to Charlotte, N.C. to take part in the 2013 Charlotte 49er Classic at the Irwin Belk Track & Field Center March 14-16.


Baseball

Bucs drop one-run game to Winthrop, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2013) – Freshmen hurlers Josh Jacques (Rollinsford, N.H.) and Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) gave the ETSU baseball team strong efforts on the mound, but the offense was unable to come through with the big hit as Winthrop defeated the Bucs, 2-1, on Tuesday night from Thomas Stadium.


Men's Track & Field

Men’s T&F completes indoor season No. 15 in South Region

NEW ORLEANS (March 12, 2013) – The ETSU men’s track & field team took the No. 15 spot in the USTFCCCA's final South Region poll, with sophomore K’Vone Scott (Virginia Beach, Va.) and junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) ranked among the top eight in their respective events individually.


Men's Golf

Bucs finish fifth at General Hackler Championship

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (March 12, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team put together a solid showing in Tuesday’s final round of the General Hackler Championship as the Bucs posted a fifth-place finish at the TPC Myrtle Beach.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women’s hoops coach Karen Kemp to retire

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2013) – ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander announced Tuesday that women’s basketball head coach Karen Kemp has decided to retire.


Men's Golf

Meronk leads Bucs after first two rounds of General Hackler

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (March 11, 2013) – It was an up and down day for Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland), but the Buccaneer freshman still led the ETSU men’s golf team after the first two rounds of the General Hackler Championship on Monday from the TPC Myrtle Beach.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis overpowered by No. 61 CofC, 4-1

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (March 11, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team fell to 0-2 against nationally ranked opponents Monday afternoon in a loss to No. 61 College of Charleston, 4-1, from the CofC Tennis Center at Patriots Point.


Baseball

Rain washes out Monday’s baseball game vs. Rhode Island

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2013) – Monday’s ETSU baseball game versus Rhode Island has been canceled due to rain.


Women's Tennis

ETSU comes up short vs. UNCW, 4-3

WILMINGTON, N.C. (March 10, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team dropped a 4-3 heartbreaker to the UNC Wilmington Seahawks on Sunday afternoon at the UNCW Courts.


Women's Golf

ETSU women make charge, finish fifth at JMU Invite

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (March 10, 2013) – Placing three players in the Top 20 individually, the ETSU women’s golf team posted a strong score on the final day of play in the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational, finishing fifth in the 17-team field Sunday at the Eagle Landing Golf Club.


Softball

Mercer completes sweep over ETSU in 10 innings, 8-7

MACON, Ga. (March 10, 2013) – A game which began with a three-run, first-inning home run off the bat of Katie Wolff (LaGrange, Texas) ended in a 10th-inning walk-off and a series sweep for Mercer as the ETSU softball team was defeated, 8-7, on Sunday afternoon from Sikes Field.


Baseball

Doane’s second straight shutout lifts Bucs past Rhode Island

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2013) – Like any pitcher, Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) just wants to give his team a chance to win each time he takes to the hill.


Baseball

ETSU announces 2013 WXSM baseball radio schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2013) – The Buccaneer Sports Network announced its 2013 baseball broadcast schedule on the official flagship station of the Bucs – WXSM-640 The Extreme Sports Monster – and over 20 ETSU games will be carried live on the network.


Men's Golf

Men’s golf gears up for General Hackler Championship

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (March 10, 2013) – After nearly a three week break from competition, the ETSU men’s golf team returns to action on Monday when the Bucs head to South Carolina for the General Hackler Championship.


Softball

Softball bobbles A-Sun openers at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (March 9, 2013) – Nine unearned runs burned the ETSU softball team in its Atlantic Sun-opening doubleheader Saturday, allowing Mercer to run away with game one, 7-1, and rally for five runs in the fourth inning of game two to win, 5-3, at Sikes Field.


Women's Golf

ETSU women improve, but still well back at JMU event

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (March 9, 2013) – Freshman Vivienne Chin (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia) and senior Chloe Garner (Somerset West, South Africa) both carded scores of 2-over-par 74 to lead the ETSU women’s golf team during second round action Saturday afternoon in the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational at the Eagle Landing Golf Club.


Baseball

ETSU baseball hosts free clinic for area Little Leaguers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2013) – With a rare Saturday free from regular season game action, the ETSU baseball team took time to host a free coaches and players clinic for area Little Leagues Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball

Bucs wrap up homestand against Rhode Island, Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team begins a busy week when the Bucs host Rhode Island for a brief two-game series, starting Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is set for 2:05 p.m.


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis back in action at UNCW and No. 61 CofC

WILMINGTON, N.C. and MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (March 9, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team competes for the first time in over two weeks, battling UNC Wilmington on Sunday and No. 61 College of Charleston on Monday.


Women's Golf

ETSU women off to solid start at JMU Invitational

ORANGE PARK, Fla. (March 8, 2013) – Posting an overall score of 304, the ETSU women’s golf team is currently 11th on the leaderboard and within striking distance of the top squads at the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational.


Softball

Softball opens A-Sun play with weekend series at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (March 8, 2013) – Winners of five of its last seven and seven of its last 10 games, the ETSU softball team looks to keep rolling this weekend when it opens Atlantic Sun Conference play in a three-game series against Mercer at Sikes Field.


Men's Basketball

Bucs struggle, fall to Stetson 67-46 in A-Sun quarters

MACON, Ga. (March 7, 2013) – In a season where offensive inefficiency haunted the ETSU men’s basketball team, the Buccaneers’ final game of the season was a nightmare.


Men's Tennis

Bandres dubbed A-Sun Men’s Tennis POTW

MACON, Ga. (March 7, 2013) – ETSU men’s tennis senior Jesus Bandres (Caracas, Venezuela) took home back-to-back Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors in the wake of leading the Buccaneers to a defeat of USC Upstate and extending his winning streak to six matches.


Women's Basketball

ETSU drops 66-55 decision to Stetson in A-Sun quarterfinals

MACON, Ga. (March 6, 2013) – Offensive inefficiency from the Lady Bucs and improved offensive output from the Hatters in the second half doomed No. 7 ETSU as No. 2 Stetson was able to accumulate a 14-point lead late and hung on to defeat the Blue and Gold, 66-55, on Wednesday evening inside Hawkins Arena in the Atlantic Sun Championship quarterfinals.


Men's Track & Field

Jalovy, Stepp take final A-Sun Indoor honors

MACON, Ga. (March 6, 2013) – Sophomore Filip Jalovy (Modrice, Czech Republic) and junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) of the ETSU men’s track & field team were named Atlantic Sun Track & Field Athletes of the Week, as released by the conference on Wednesday.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set for A-Sun Tournament opener against Stetson

MACON, Ga. (March 7, 2013) – Having won two of the last four Atlantic Sun Conference tournament championships, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be aiming to put aside the inconsistencies of the past regular season and manufacture a three-game winning streak inside Mercer’s Hawkins Arena.


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

Burley, Jalovy, Ludvigsen, Winkle land A-Sun Academic All-Conference honors

MACON, Ga. (March 5, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its men’s and women’s indoor track & field academic all-conference honorees Tuesday as four ETSU student-athletes made the lists.


Men's Basketball

ETSU’s Jones, Wilson named to A-Sun all-conference teams

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2013) – Following a regular season in which he finished third in the Atlantic Sun Conference in scoring, ETSU senior Jarvis Jones (Memphis) has been named to the All-Atlantic Sun Conference second team, the league office announced on Tuesday.


Men's Tennis

ETSU climbs to No. 56 in ITA rankings

SKILLMAN, N.J. (March 5, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team moved up four spots to No. 56 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Men’s Team Rankings, as released by the association on Tuesday.


Football

Important Football Information

In recent months, several important decisions have been made regarding the possible return of football on the ETSU campus. While there have been many news reports related to these decisions, there are still many questions regarding the process that will be taking place in the next few weeks and months.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women head south for A-Sun Championship

MACON, Ga. (March 6, 2013) – The No. 7 seed ETSU Lady Bucs will begin a "new season" in an Atlantic Sun Championship quarterfinal matchup with the No. 2 seed Stetson Hatters on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. in Macon, Ga. inside Hawkins Arena.


Baseball

Baseball postpones Tuesday’s game with Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2013) – Due to inclement weather in the Tri-Cities region, Tuesday’s ETSU baseball game with Appalachian State has been postponed.


Softball

Pitching earns softball split with Bowling Green

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2013) – Starting pitchers Sam Harrell (Okeechobee, Fla.) and Katie Wolff (LaGrange, Texas) gave the ETSU softball team 14 quality innings of work, earning the Buccaneers a split with Bowling Green on Monday afternoon from Betty Basler Field.


Baseball

ETSU looks to start new streak Tuesday against ASU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2013) – After having its eight-game home winning streak come to an end Sunday, the ETSU baseball team looks to start a new one when the Bucs host Appalachian State Tuesday afternoon at 3:05 p.m., from Thomas Stadium.


Baseball

Bucs have home win streak snapped in 13-2 setback to Marist

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2013) – Marist scored five in the third and tacked on five more in the fifth, and snapped ETSU’s eight-game home winning streak after handing the Bucs a 13-2 setback on Sunday afternoon from Thomas Stadium.


Softball

Sunday’s Buccaneer Challenge games cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2013) – The inclement winter weather through Saturday night and into Sunday morning has cancelled all softball games scheduled for Sunday in the Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs set to face Stetson in A-Sun quarterfinals

MACON, Ga. (March 3, 2013) – The ETSU Lady Bucs have drawn the No. 7 seed in the 2013 Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Championship and will face the No. 2 seed Stetson Hatters on Wednesday, March 6, at 6 p.m. inside Hawkins Arena on the Mercer University campus.


Baseball

Tritsch’s walk-off magic continues in extra-inning win over Marist

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2013) – Extra-inning heroics were in store for junior Dylan Tritsch (Boca Raton, Fla.) yet again for the Bucs on Saturday night.


Women's Basketball

ETSU sees first half lead vanish, falls to Upstate, 60-56

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2013) – The Lady Bucs watch a five-point first half lead evaporate in the opening minutes of the second period as the USC Upstate Spartans flip the script to take the lead and hang on down the stretch to defeat ETSU, 60-56, on Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


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

Track & field concludes indoor season

BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 2, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field teams put a wrap on another indoor season Saturday afternoon at the VT Final Qualifier inside Tech’s Rector Field House.


Softball

Opening day of Buccaneer Challenge cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2013) -- Opening day of the Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge has been cancelled due to inclement weather.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men fall to USC Upstate on Senior Night, 88-56

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2013) – ETSU senior guard Jarvis Jones (Memphis) has enjoyed plenty of success during his five years as a member of the ETSU men’s basketball team. Unfortunately, his last memory of the Dome will not be a good one.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis wins A-Sun opener, 5-2, over USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 1, 2013) – The No. 60 ETSU men’s tennis team began the Atlantic Sun season in the win column, defeating USC Upstate, 5-2, Friday afternoon at the Upstate Tennis Complex.


Baseball

Doane tosses gem as Bucs blank Marist, 3-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2013) – Senior Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) and the ETSU baseball team made quick work of Marist on a cold and snowy Friday afternoon from Thomas Stadium.


Softball

Softball set to host Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2013) – The ETSU softball team will host what is forecasted to be a cold and snowy Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge this weekend, welcoming Morehead State and Bowling Green to Betty Basler Field for a series of six games.


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

Eleven to compete for a shot at NCAA Indoor T&F Championships

BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 1, 2013) – Eleven members of the ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams will compete at the VT Final Qualifier on Saturday and get one last shot at qualifying for the NCAA Indoor Championships.


Baseball

ETSU baseball to host “free” coaches/players clinic March 9

JOHNSON CITY (Mach 1, 2013) – ETSU head coach Tony Skole and the Buccaneers’ baseball team in conjunction with the Johnson City Little League will host a pair of free instructional clinics for all area Little League coaches and players on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Thomas Stadium.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs welcome USC Upstate on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2013) – After clinching a berth in the Atlantic Sun Championship with a win at North Florida, ETSU aims to fine-tune in preparation for the conference tournament when it hosts the USC Upstate Spartans in the Lady Bucs’ final regular season contest of the year on Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center. Tip time is set for 1:30 p.m.


Baseball

Bucs return home to host Marist this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2013) – Coming off its first and only road game until mid-March, the ETSU baseball team returns home for a seven-game homestand, beginning this weekend when Marist visits Thomas Stadium for a three-game series.


Softball

Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge start time pushed back

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2013) – Winter weather has affected the 2013 Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge, as the start times of Saturday’s games have been moved to noon, 2 and 4 p.m.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis A-Sun opener rescheduled for Friday

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2013) – The No. 60 ETSU men’s tennis team will begin Atlantic Sun play a day earlier than originally scheduled, as the Buccaneers battle USC Upstate Friday inside the Upstate Tennis Complex at 2 p.m.


Men's Basketball

Bucs, Spartans to meet on "Senior Night" in CSS matchup

JOHNSON CITY (March 1, 2013) – The ETSU men’s basketball team will honor senior Jarvis Jones (Memphis) prior to Friday night’s matchup with USC Upstate, and the Buccaneers’ goal will be to send Jones out a winner in his final game at the Dome.


Men's Tennis

Bandres named A-Sun POTW after downing No. 21 Pasha

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 27, 2013) – ETSU senior Jesus Bandres (Caracas, Venezuela) defeated the ITA’s 21st-ranked singles player, Nathan Pasha of Georgia, on Monday and was rewarded by being named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.


Women's Golf

Chin earns A-Sun Golfer of the Week honors

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 27, 2013) – For the second time in her young career, ETSU freshman Vivienne Chin (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Softball, Women's Basketball, General News

“Wear Blue” and support the Bucs all weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2013) – This weekend is a sports fan’s dream if you bleed Blue and Gold.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis No. 60 in latest ITA poll

SKILLMAN, N.J. (Feb. 27, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team climbed to No. 60 in the latest ITA Men’s Team Rankings, released by the association on Tuesday.


Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Football, Women's Tennis, General News

ETSU athletics announces 2013 Hall of Fame inductees

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2013) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday the names of six former Buccaneers who will comprise the 2013 induction class to the ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.


Baseball

ETSU rally falls short at Tennessee, 9-7

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2013) – From the fourth inning on, the ETSU baseball team was playing catch-up, and despite scoring five runs in the fourth and two more in the seventh, the Bucs couldn’t finish off the rally as Tennessee hung on for a 9-7 win on Tuesday evening Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Women's Golf

Chin’s 73 paces ETSU women on final day at Sir Pizza event

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2013) – Carding a team-best score of 1-over-par 73, ETSU freshman Vivienne Chin (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia) led the Buccaneers’ women’s golf team to a fifth-place finish Tuesday during final round play in the Sir Pizza Terrapin Challenge at the Shula Golf Club’s Senator Course.


Women's Golf

Wahl, Chin lead ETSU women on first day at Sir Pizza event

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2013) – Freshman Vivienne Chin (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia) and sophomore Gabriella Wahl (Heidenheim, Germany) each finished the day tied for 11th to lead the ETSU women’s golf team at the Sir Pizza Terrapin Challenge.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs hang on late, top North Florida, 65-60

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2013) – Two gigantic three-pointers from Cara Bowling (Elizabethton, Tenn.) and clutch free throws down the stretch helped ward off a North Florida comeback as ETSU held on to defeat the Ospreys, 65-60, on Monday evening inside UNF Arena.


Softball

Thursday’s softball doubleheader rescheduled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2013) – The forecasted cold temperatures along with a threat of snow in Johnson City on Thursday has forced the ETSU softball doubleheader against Liberty to be rescheduled.


Men's Tennis

ETSU challenges No. 8 Georgia but falls, 5-2

ATHENS, Ga. (Feb. 25, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis went up against No. 8 Georgia at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on Monday afternoon and gave the Bulldogs a real test, ultimately falling, 5-2.


Baseball

Bucs carry six-game win streak into midweek showdown at UT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2013) – For the first time this season, the ETSU baseball team hits the road as the Bucs carry their six-game winning streak into Knoxville for a midweek showdown with Tennessee on Tuesday. First pitch is set for 3 p.m., from Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Baseball, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Feb. 25-Mar. 3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Feb. 25-Mar. 3.


Women's Basketball

ETSU faces North Florida in final regular season road contest

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2013) – After dropping an overtime heartbreaker at Jacksonville a few days prior, ETSU looks to put this loss behind it and continue its preparation for the Atlantic Sun Championship when it faces the North Florida Ospreys on Monday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. inside UNF Arena.


Men's Tennis

No. 8 Georgia next test for ETSU men’s tennis

ATHENS, Ga. (Feb. 24, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team takes on its fifth ranked opponent of the season Monday, traveling to Henry Feild Stadium at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex for a battle with No. 8 Georgia.


Baseball

Bucs sweep Seton Hall behind Tritsch’s walk-off hit in the 10th

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2013) – It's safe to say the 2013 ETSU baseball team has a flair for the dramatic.


Softball

Softball rallies for five in the last to sweep Siena, 5-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2013) – For the second time this season, the ETSU softball team rallied for five runs in its last turn at-bat, defeating Siena College in dramatic fashion, 5-4, Sunday afternoon at Betty Basler Field to earn a three-game series sweep of the Saints.


Softball

Lower leads softball to a grand Saturday slam of Siena

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2013) – Senior shortstop Sam Lower (Sebring, Fla.) launched two homers, including her first collegiate grand slam, to help the ETSU softball team take two games from Siena College in the Bucs’ home openers Saturday at Betty Basler Field.


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

Men’s and women’s T&F each runner-up at A-Sun Indoors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field teams had some record-breaking performances on day two of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships, breaking four meet records as both the men and women finished in second place.


Men's Basketball

Harris’ big night leads ETSU past Jacksonville, 61-58

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2013) – Junior forward Hunter Harris (Nashville) scored a game-high 22 points and made the defensive play of the contest in the closing seconds, lifting the ETSU men’s basketball team to a 61-58 win over Jacksonville.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women drop OT thriller at Jacksonville, 90-81

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2013) – A last second, desperation heave from three-point range pushed the game into overtime for the Lady Bucs, but the Blue and Gold couldn’t respond to an offensive flurry in the extra period by Jacksonville as ETSU dropped a 90-81 decision to JU on Saturday afternoon inside Veterans Memorial Arena.


Baseball

Riopedre’s walk-off homer rallies Bucs past Seton Hall, 9-8

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2013)Chris Riopedre (Miami, Fla.) couldn’t had scripted it any better.


Women's Tennis

Lady Buc tennis rolls by App State, 6-1

BOONE, N.C. (Feb. 23, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team completed the weekend road sweep Saturday at the Yonahlossee Racquet Club, easing past Appalachian State, 6-1.


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

T&F men and women in prime position at A-Sun Indoors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams crowned three individual champions on opening day of the 2013 A-Sun Indoor Championships.


Baseball

Bucs power their way to fourth straight win; down Seton Hall, 7-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2013)Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and Andrew Green (Powell, Tenn.) packed the one-two punch at the plate, and Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) tossed a complete game, as the ETSU baseball team picked up its fourth straight win after the Bucs powered their way past Seton Hall, 7-3, on Friday evening from Thomas Stadium.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis cruises by UNC Asheville, 7-0

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team got back to its winning ways Friday at the Asheville Racquet Club Downtown, defeating the UNC Asheville Bulldogs, 7-0.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs begin final regular season road swing at Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2013) – Hoping to continue the momentum created from defeating Kennesaw State a few days prior, the ETSU Lady Bucs will travel to Jacksonville, Fla. to take on the Jacksonville Dolphins on Saturday afternoon, at 1 p.m.


Softball

Softball opens home schedule with series vs. Siena

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2013) – The ETSU softball team opens the home season this weekend, welcoming Siena College to Betty Basler Field for a three-game series.


Men's Basketball

Bucs look to escape Florida with win over JU

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2013) – With the end of the regular season approaching and in need of improving its seed for the 2013 Atlantic Sun Conference Championships, the ETSU men’s basketball team will look to get back on the winning side of the ledger Saturday when the Buccaneers take on conference foe Jacksonville.


Men's Basketball

Poor first half dooms ETSU in loss to North Florida, 77-64

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013) – Entering Thursday’s game against North Florida, the ETSU men’s basketball team had never lost a regular season meeting to the Ospreys in 14 previous games. That streak no longer exists.


Baseball

ETSU hosts Seton Hall in weekend series at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its seven-game homestand this weekend as the Bucs host BIG EAST foe Seton Hall in a three-game series, beginning Friday afternoon at 3:05 from Thomas Stadium.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis hopes to recover in Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team hopes to put an end to a two-match skid on Friday, heading one hour south on I-26 to the Asheville Racquet Club Downtown to take on the Bulldogs at 2 p.m.


Baseball

Freeman lands CBI Louisville Slugger POTW honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The awards keep rolling in for junior ETSU baseball standout Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.).


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

ETSU track & field set to host A-Sun Indoor Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams host the 2013 Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships Saturday and Sunday inside the MSHA Athletics Center.


Baseball

ETSU announces mini-season ticket plan for Baseball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) – The ETSU Athletics Ticket Office is now offering a mini-season ticket pack for ETSU Baseball, known as the “Weekender Pack.”


Women's Golf

Wahl nabs A-Sun Women's Golfer of the Week honors

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 20, 2013) – ETSU sophomore Gabriella Wahl (Heidenheim, Germany) was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

Bucs hit road for final road swing of regular season

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 21, 2013) – Loading the bus for its final two-game road swing of the regular season, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be looking to build some late-season momentum when the Buccaneers take on North Florida Thursday night inside the UNF Arena.


Baseball

Bucs battle back to defeat Wofford in wild one, 12-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2013) – Despite placing itself in a hole early and trailing until the bottom of the eighth inning, the ETSU baseball team battled back to rally past Wofford, 12-10, in a wild one on Tuesday afternoon from a blustery Thomas Stadium.


Men's Golf

Gibson finishes strong at Puerto Rico Classic

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 18, 2013) – Following a disappointing first round, sophomore Scott Gibson (Southerness, Scotland) turned things around to finish strong at the Puerto Rico Classic from the River Course at the Rio Mar Country Club.


Women's Basketball

ETSU surges back, downs Kennesaw State, 69-65

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2013) – After falling behind by as many as 16 points in the first half, the Lady Bucs fought back to take a lead early in the second period and held on for a 69-65 victory over the Kennesaw State Owls in a back-and-forth battle on Monday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Baseball

Bucs return to action Tuesday against Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2013) – Fresh off its series win over Penn State this past weekend, the ETSU baseball team returns to action on Tuesday afternoon when the Bucs host Wofford at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is set for 3:05 p.m.


Women's Golf

ETSU women rally for second-place finish at Jim West event

BLANCO, Texas (Feb. 18, 2013) – The ETSU women’s golf team finished with a flurry during third and final round play in the Jim West Challenge, posting the low team score of the day Monday at the Vaaler Creek Golf Club.


Men's Golf

Gibson, Pugh pace Bucs in second round of Puerto Rico Classic

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 18, 2013) – After a pair of freshman led the ETSU men’s golf team in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Classic, sophomores Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) and Scott Gibson (Southerness, Scotland) took charge on Monday...


Baseball

Freeman lands Louisville Slugger National POTW honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2013) – After putting up monstrous numbers in the series win over Penn State, junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was recognized for his outstanding efforts by landing Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors on Monday.


Softball

Baird hits .647 to be named A-Sun POTW

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 18, 2013) – Leading the ETSU softball team to three wins by hitting .647 at the College of Charleston Classic, including a game-winning home run against the Cougars, junior Jackie Baird (Ooltewah, Tenn.) was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.


Women's Golf

Wahl leads ETSU effort during first day at Jim West

BLANCO, Texas (Feb. 17, 2013) – Finishing first and second round play tied for fourth on the individual leaderboard, ETSU sophomore Gabriella Wahl (Heidenheim, Germany) led the ETSU women’s golf team’s efforts during the first day of action in the Jim West Challenge.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball welcomes Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2013) – After falling to the top three teams in the Atlantic Sun Conference in their last three contests, the Lady Bucs aim to right the ship against a team that they defeated earlier this season when they host the Kennesaw State Owls inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on Monday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m.


Softball

Softball’s comeback nipped in extras by Akron, 3-2

MT PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 17, 2013) – The ETSU softball team closed out the College of Charleston Classic on Sunday afternoon from Patriots Point against Akron, bringing another game to extra innings but ultimately falling in eight, 3-2.


Baseball

Bucs use seven-run fifth to take series over Penn State, 9-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2013) – First Indiana. Now Penn State.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf wraps up first round play at Puerto Rico Classic

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 17, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team wrapped up first round play at the Puerto Rico Classic on Sunday, and the Bucs are sitting in 10th after posting a team score of 296 from the River Course at the Rio Mar Country Club.


Men's Golf

Bucs return to action Sunday in Puerto Rico

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 16, 2013) – Coming off a sixth-place finish two weeks ago in its spring opener at the Sea Best Invitational, the ETSU men’s golf team looks to improve on that performance when the Bucs return to action at the Puerto Rico Classic.


Softball

Softball wins two in wild, roller-coaster day

MT PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2013) – The ETSU softball team had two amazing finishes and secured two wins on day two of the College of Charleston Classic.


Baseball

Strong pitching, timely hitting lifts Bucs past Penn State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2013) – Freshman starter Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) gave the Bucs five strong innings and the offense provided him with clutching hitting, as the ETSU baseball team forced a rubber match in the series by defeating Penn State, 8-3, on Saturday afternoon from a snowy Thomas Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Nebraska defeats men’s tennis in Bristol, 4-2

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team saw its three match winning streak come to a halt on Saturday night inside the Bristol Racquet Club, falling to Nebraska, 4-2.


Men's Basketball

Mercer repels ETSU comeback effort; Bucs fall 71-54

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2013) – Having rallied back to get within three points midway through the second half, the ETSU men’s basketball team was unable to complete another Saturday comeback against Mercer.


Women's Tennis

No. 69 Oregon edges ETSU women’s tennis, 4-3

AKRON, Ohio (Feb. 16, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team was dealt another close loss on Saturday at the LaTuchie Tennis Center, falling to No. 69 Oregon, 4-3, to end the weekend in Akron, Ohio with an 0-2 mark.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women falter against streaking Mercer, 67-58

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2013) – After capturing a lead late in the first half that they held onto into halftime with a 34-33 advantage, the Lady Bucs could not find the bottom of the net in the second period as they dropped a 67-58 decision to Mercer on Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Softball

Harrell’s shutout, Baird’s bat lead softball to first win

MT PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 15, 2013) – With the help of freshman pitcher Sam Harell (Okeechobee, Fla.) tossing her first collegiate shutout and junior third baseman Jackie Baird (Ooltewah, Tenn.) going 6-for-7 at the plate, the ETSU softball team earned its first win of the season.


Baseball

Freeman homers twice, but Bucs fall to Penn State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2013) – Junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) belted a pair of solo home runs, but it wasn’t enough to lift the ETSU baseball team to victory as Penn State rallied past the Bucs, 6-4, in the 2013 season opener on Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set to welcome Mercer into the Dome Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2013) – Having won three of its last four games, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be looking to build even more momentum when the Buccaneers take the court Saturday.


Men's Tennis

No. 74 ETSU sweeps No. 60 Georgia State, 4-0

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2013) – The No. 74 ETSU men’s tennis team began the home portion of the schedule at the Bristol Racquet Club late Friday morning, coming up with a big win, 4-0, against 60th-ranked Georgia State.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis suffers first loss at Akron, 4-3

AKRON, Ohio (Feb. 15, 2013) – The ETSU Lady Buccaneer women’s tennis team fell in close battle Friday afternoon, suffering its first loss of the season, 4-3, to Akron at the Zips’ LaTuchie Tennis Center.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs "Play 4Kay" versus Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2013) – Looking to avoid its longest losing streak of the season, the ETSU Lady Bucs will welcome the Mercer Bears to the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on Saturday, Feb. 16, at 1:30 p.m.


Baseball

ETSU athletics officially dedicates Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2013) – With construction complete on phase one of its new baseball stadium, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially named the facility in honor of primary benefactors Gerald and Sandy Thomas on Friday, during a special dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony at home plate.


Women's Golf

ETSU women to open spring season at Jim West Challenge

BLANCO, Texas (Feb. 15, 2013) – Encouraged by a successful fall season, the ETSU women’s golf team will open its spring schedule this weekend when the Buccaneers begin play in the Jim West Challenge Sunday at the Vaaler Creek Golf Club.


Men's Basketball

Walton’s career high lifts Bucs past Kennesaw State, 79-70

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2013) – Sophomore forward John Walton (Memphis) scored a career high 23 points and the ETSU men’s basketball team led wire-to-wire in a 79-70 win over Kennesaw State.


Baseball

Bucs open 2013 season Friday against Penn State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2013) – There will be plenty of buzz hovering around Thomas Stadium early Friday morning before the ETSU baseball team opens the 2013 season against Penn State.


Softball

Softball set for five games in CofC Classic

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 14, 2013) – The ETSU softball team is slated for five games this weekend, taking part in the College of Charleston Classic at the Patriots Point Athletics Complex.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis opens home season this weekend in Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2013) – The 74th-ranked ETSU men’s tennis team plays its first pair of home matches this weekend, heading to the Bristol Racquet Club to take on No. 60 Georgia State and Nebraska.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis faces tough weekend vs. Akron, Oregon

AKRON, Ohio (Feb. 14, 2013) – It may be Valentine’s Day weekend, but the ETSU women’s tennis team expects little love as it gets set to take on Akron and No. 69 Oregon inside the LaTuchie Tennis Center in Akron, Ohio.


Baseball

Baseball Holds Media Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2013) – With the start of the baseball season vastly approaching, the Bucs spent time talking about the upcoming campaign with members of the media on Wednesday afternoon.


Men's Track & Field

Johnson named A-Sun Field Athlete of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 13, 2013) – ETSU men’s track and field senior Jason Johnson (Philadelphia) was honored by the Atlantic Sun Conference on Wednesday, being named A-Sun Men’s Field Athlete of the Week following his impressive performance in the triple jump over the weekend.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men aiming for "streak" as KSU invades Dome Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2013) – As the stretch run of regular season conference games approaches, the ETSU men’s basketball team will once again look to put together its first winning streak of the season Thursday night when Atlantic Sun Conference foe Kennesaw State invades the Dome.


Softball

Q&A with Coach Irwin

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2013) – With opening weekend in the books, ETSU softball head coach Brad Irwin sat down with the media relations staff to answer some questions and update the fans and media about the status of the team.


Baseball

Baseball promotions announced for Friday’s season opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2013) – With the baseball season set to get underway in three days, the ETSU marketing department announced its promotional schedule for Friday’s opener when the Bucs take the field against Big Ten foe Penn State. First pitch of 2013 season opener is slated for 2:35 p.m., at Thomas Stadium.


Women's Tennis

Lady Buc tennis moves to 2-0 with sweep of Liberty

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Feb. 12, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team earned its first sweep of the 2013 season, marching past Liberty, 4-0, on Tuesday afternoon at the indoor courts of The Sports Complex.


Baseball

Chesney named to NCBWA Stopper Watch List

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 12, 2013) – Seventy-five players have been named to the initial watch list for the ninth annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball, and junior Buccaneer right-hander Will Chesney (Knoxville, Tenn.) has been selected to the list.


Women's Basketball

ETSU drops 70-48 decision at league-leading FGCU

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2013) – ETSU’s inability to put the ball in the basket, and allowing Florida Gulf Coast to score 28 points off of its 25 turnovers, was too tall of a task for the Lady Bucs to conquer as they fell to Atlantic Sun-leading Florida Gulf Coast, 70-48, on Monday evening inside Alico Arena.


Baseball

Baseball pushes back start time for Friday’s season opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2013) – With all the pregame festivities planned prior to baseball’s season opener with Penn State, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has decided to push Friday’s start time back 30 minutes.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis battles Liberty Tuesday in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Feb. 11, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team takes its 1-0 record to Lynchburg, Va., Tuesday, looking for wins in back-to-back years against Liberty.


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This Week in ETSU Athletics: Feb. 11-17

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2013) – Find out what's happening in ETSU Athletics for the week of Feb. 11-17.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs end road trip at Florida Gulf Coast

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2013) – After dropping a 74-65 decision to Stetson on the first leg of the Sunshine State road trip, ETSU will look to snap a two-game losing streak when it travels to Fort Myers, Fla. to take on the Atlantic Sun-leading Florida Gulf Coast Eagles on Monday, Feb. 11, at 7:05 p.m. ET inside Alico Arena.


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

Clark, Bertling win to put finishing touches on Tiger Paw

CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 9, 2013) – On the final day of the Tiger Paw Invitational, it was the ETSU track & field women who took a pair of top finishes with junior Chelsea Clark (Fairmont, W. Va.) setting a personal best and winning the mile run, while sophomore Karissa Bertling (New Port Richey, Fla.) took gold in the 200m dash.


Men's Basketball

Down 20, “Comeback Bucs” rally again to drop Stetson, 62-61

DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2013) – Saturday magic struck again for the ETSU men’s basketball team.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women fall at Stetson, 74-65

DeLAND, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2013) – The Lady Bucs clawed back but a 25-5 run by the Stetson Hatters to end the first half, which included an eight minute streak without a made field goal, proved to be too much for ETSU to overcome as it dropped a 74-65 decision to SU on Saturday afternoon inside the Edmunds Center.


Softball

Offensive struggles, defensive miscues doom softball in losses to Austin Peay and Army

AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 9, 2013) – The ETSU softball team found no better luck on day two of the Plainsmen Invitational Saturday from Jane B. Moore Field, getting shutout by Austin Peay in the Governors’ season opener, 5-0, and ending the tournament with a, 10-1, loss to Army in the night cap.


Softball

Softball dropped by Auburn, Kent State on opening day

AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 8, 2013) – The ETSU softball team took the field for the first time in 2013 on Friday at the Plainsmen Invitational, hosted by Auburn, but suffered their first two defeats at the hands of the Tigers, 11-3, and Kent State, 5-4.


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

Track & field wraps up first day of Tiger Paw Invitational

CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 8, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams kicked off the Tiger Paw Invitational on Friday, led by the performances of senior newcomer Courtney Kinlaw (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) in the 60m dash and long jump.


Men's Basketball

Bucs again need "bounce-back" win at Stetson Saturday

DELAND, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2013) – The ETSU men’s basketball team will continue on its current Florida road swing Saturday, taking on Atlantic Sun Conference foe Stetson inside the Edmunds Center.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs begin Sunshine State road trip at Stetson

DeLand, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2013) – ETSU will aim to regroup after letting victory slip from their grasp against Northern Kentucky by heading south to DeLand, Fla. to take on the Stetson Hatters on Saturday, Feb. 9, inside Edmunds Arena. Tip time is set for 1 p.m. ET.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men struggle against league-leading FGCU, fall 67-43

FORT MYERS, FLA. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Earlier this season, the ETSU men’s basketball team overcame a 19-point, second-half deficit to beat Florida Gulf Coast. Unfortunately for the Buccaneers, that same scenario did not occur again Thursday night.


Softball

ETSU softball opens season at Plainsmen Invite

AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Six weeks of fall ball and four weeks of spring practices are finally complete, as the ETSU softball team opens a new chapter this weekend at Jane B. Moore Field in Auburn, Ala., competing in four games as part of the Plainsmen Invitational.


Baseball

Freeman, Green garner preseason honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Baseball America and CollegeBaseballInsider.com released their Atlantic Sun Conference preseason awards, and junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and senior Andrew Green (Powell, Tenn.) garnered attention from the polls.


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

Track & field makes final preparations for A-Sun Indoors at Clemson’s Tiger Paw Invitational

CLEMSON, S.C. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Track & field stop in Clemson this weekend, looking to make final preparations for the conference championships.


Women's Tennis

Choo named A-Sun Women’s Tennis Player of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 6, 2013) – ETSU women’s tennis freshman Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) earned her first collegiate singles and doubles dual victories over the weekend against MTSU and was rewarded for her performances on Wednesday when the Atlantic Sun Conference named her its Women’s Tennis Player of the Week.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set to take on A-Sun leader FGCU Thursday

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2013) – With one month left in the regular season, the ETSU men’s basketball team will take yet another shot at winning back-to-back games when they visit Atlantic Sun Conference foe Florida Gulf Coast on Thursday night.


Men's Golf

Meronk, Hickman post top 10 finishes at Sea Best

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2013) – After leading the Bucs in the first two rounds on Monday, freshmen Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) and Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) continued to pace the ETSU men’s golf team in Tuesday’s final round of the Sea Best Invitational from the PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.


Men's Basketball

Jones named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2013) – ETSU senior guard Jarvis Jones (Memphis) scored a career high 36 points and hit three straight 3-pointers in overtime to defeat Lipscomb Saturday, helping earn his first career Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week honor, the league office announced Tuesday.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball lets one get away, falls to NKU, 77-76

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2013) – After leading the game for 39 minutes, the Lady Bucs let the Norse hang around and ultimately paid the price when NKU hit a jumper with three seconds remaining to take a one point lead. A last second, close look at the basket for ETSU caromed off the iron and Northern Kentucky held on to edge ETSU, 77-76, on Monday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Men's Golf

Meronk, Hickman lead Bucs after opening day of Sea Best

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2013) – A pair of freshmen highlighted the ETSU men’s golf team following the first two rounds of the Sea Best Invitational on Monday afternoon from the PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.


Women's Basketball

Burley named Madness Mid-Major Conference POW for A-Sun

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2013) – Sophomore center Tiana Burley (Camilla, Ga.) was named the Mid-Major Conference Player of the Week, representing the Atlantic Sun Conference, by College Sports Madness on Monday, Feb. 4. This weekly award recognized exceptional play on the court in the week of Jan. 28 – Feb. 3.


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This Week in ETSU Athletics: Feb. 4-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Feb. 4-10.


Women's Basketball

ETSU concludes homestand versus Northern Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2013) – After topping Lipscomb and stringing together back-to-back wins for the second time this season, the Lady Bucs end their four-game homestand when they welcome the Northern Kentucky Norse (8-11, 5-5) to the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on Monday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m.


Women's Tennis

Lady Buc tennis runs away from MTSU in season opener, 4-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team served up the dual season with a victory over MTSU, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon at the Nashboro Village Athletic Club.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf opens spring season Monday at Sea Best Invitational

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team opens its spring season Monday morning at the Sea Best Invitational, which is hosted by Jacksonville University at the PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.


Men's Basketball

Jones’ heroics and 36 points lift ETSU past Lipscomb, 90-88

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2013) – After missing a game-tying layup on Thursday night against Northern Kentucky, a distraught Jarvis Jones (Memphis) said he was unable sleep after the game. Well, Jones should sleep like a baby after his performance Saturday afternoon.


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

Stepp wins high jump, Clark lands silver as track & field completes Hilton Garden Invitational

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 2, 2013) – Junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) secured his second high jump victory of the season and women’s distance runner Chelsea Clark (Fairmont, W.V.) took silver in the 3000m.


Men's Tennis

Bucs handle App State in Boone, 6-1

BOONE, N.C. (Feb. 2, 2013) – The 73rd-ranked ETSU men’s tennis team went to Boone, N.C., in search of its third win in three years against Appalachian State on Sunday afternoon, handling the Mountaineers inside the Deer Valley Racquet Club, 6-1.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs outmatch Lipscomb, 86-64

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2013) – Continued offensive efficiency and solid defense allowed ETSU to race out to a 13-0 lead and it never looked back, topping the Lipscomb Lady Bisons, 86-64, on Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis opens dual season Sunday at MTSU

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team will be in the Music City on Super Bowl Sunday, as it opens up the dual season against MTSU inside the Nashboro Village Athletic Club at noon (ET).


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

Burley takes triple jump gold to kickoff Hilton Garden Invite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2013) – Junior Lexie Burley (Johnson City, Tenn.) marked 12.09m in the women’s triple jump on Friday at the JDL Fast Track, capturing her first gold of the season to highlight the ETSU track & field performances on opening day of the Hilton Garden Invitational.


Men's Tennis

No. 73 ETSU looking for continued success at App State

BOONE, N.C. (Feb. 1, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team ends a five-match road trip on Saturday, making the short trip to Boone, N.C. for a 1 p.m., meeting with Appalachian State inside the Deer Valley Racquet Club.


Men's Basketball

Bucs hope to right the ship Saturday against Lipscomb

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2013) – After another heartbreaking defeat at home Thursday night against Northern Kentucky, the ETSU men’s basketball team once again will try to rebound with a victory when the Buccaneers host Lipscomb Saturday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball continues homestand against Lipscomb

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2013) – After gaining its first home victory since downing Memphis on Nov. 30, ETSU looks to build upon the momentum gathered from defeating Jacksonville when it welcomes the Lipscomb Lady Bisons to the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 1:30 p.m.


Men's Basketball

Battle of the Joneses goes to NKU, as ETSU falls 70-68

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2013) – ETSU senior guard Jarvis Jones (Memphis) had a chance to force overtime, but his layup attempt at the buzzer rimmed out as Northern Kentucky escaped with a 70-68 victory Thursday night in the Dome.


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

Track & field back in action at Hilton Garden Invitational

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 31, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams return to action this weekend, as they head for the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, N.C., for the Hilton Garden Invitational.


Baseball

Freeman lands A-Sun All-Conference honors

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 31, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its 2013 Baseball Preseason All-Conference awards on Thursday afternoon, and junior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) took home the top honor among first basemen.


Softball

Q&A with Coach Irwin

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2013) – As the ETSU softball team progresses through the preseason, head coach Brad Irwin sat down with the media relations staff to answer some questions and update the fans and media about the status of the team.


Men's Tennis

Ordeig named A-Sun Men’s Tennis POTW

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 30, 2013) – ETSU men’s tennis junior Roger Ordeig (Gurb, Spain) helped ETSU to a win over No. 71 UL-Lafayette this past weekend and was named Atlantic Sun Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for his efforts, as announced by the league office on Wednesday.


Men's Basketball

Bucs begin two-game home swing with NKU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2013) – Returning to the familiarity of the Dome, the ETSU men’s basketball team will play back-to-back Atlantic Sun Conference games this weekend, beginning with a visit from Northern Kentucky Thursday evening.


Women's Soccer

Zadrazil heading overseas to represent Austrian National Team

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2013) – ETSU women’s soccer freshman Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) will head to Europe in February, having been selected to represent the Austrian Women’s National Senior Team in a game versus Belgium.


Baseball

Purchase Your ETSU Baseball Season Tickets Today!

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2013) – With the start of the Buccaneer baseball season less than three weeks away, the ETSU ticket office is making a strong season ticket push prior to first pitch on Friday, Feb. 15 when the Blue and Gold take on Big Ten foe Penn State at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball

Vote for Freeman and ETSU in A-Sun Fan Voting

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 29, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference wants to hear the fan voice for the 2013 Preseason Baseball All-Conference Awards.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women snap skid, defeat Jacksonville, 74-57

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2013) – Increased offensive efficiency and a season-high 22 points from sophomore forward Tiana Burley (Camilla, Ga.) off the bench was too much for the Jacksonville Dolphins to handle as the ETSU Lady Bucs handled JU, 74-57, on Monday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Men's Basketball

Second-half swoon sinks Bucs in 88-71 loss to USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 28, 2013) – In a reverse of the ETSU men’s basketball team’s normal trend this season, the Buccaneers played a strong first half only to see things unravel after the intermission Monday evening against USC Upstate.


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This Week in ETSU Athletics: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3


Men's Tennis

Bucs defeat No. 71 ULL, 4-2, to wrap ITA Kick-Off

COLUMBUS, Ohio. (Jan. 27, 2013) – In a battle of No. 71 versus No. 72 on Sunday morning inside Ohio State’s Varsity Tennis Center, it was the No. 72 ETSU men’s tennis team that came away victorious, 4-2, over the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to close the ITA Kick-Off Weekend.


Men's Basketball

Bucs aim to build momentum Monday at USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 28, 2013) – Finding itself right back in the Atlantic Sun Conference race, the ETSU men’s basketball team faces a tough challenge on the road Monday night, taking on an up-and-coming USC Upstate team.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs continue homestand against Jacksonville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2013) – Looking to snap their third losing streak of at least two games this season and aiming to take down the Jacksonville Dolphins for the first time since Feb. 14, 2011, the ETSU Lady Bucs host JU on Monday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Men's Basketball

ETSU’s Harris powers comeback victory over UNF, 89-75

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2013) – North Florida threw the first offensive punch, but it was the ETSU men’s basketball team that delivered the knockout blow.


Women's Basketball

Late misses from three-point range doom Lady Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2013) - The Lady Bucs used a combination of attacking the basket and finally hitting from three in the second half to take a lead with four minutes remaining. Unfortunately, ETSU quickly went cold from three as the North Florida Ospreys put together a run to seal the game, 62-56, on Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis downed by No. 4 Ohio State, 7-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio. (Jan. 26, 2013) – Up against No. 4 Ohio State to begin the fifth annual ITA Kick-Off Weekend, the 72nd-ranked ETSU men’s tennis team suffered its second loss of the season, 7-0, on Saturday morning inside the Buckeyes’ Varsity Tennis Center.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball welcomes North Florida

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2013) – After failing to build upon the momentum they gained from downing Kennesaw State on Jan. 19 by falling to Mercer two days later, the Lady Bucs look to capture their first home victory since defeating Memphis on Nov. 30 when they host the North Florida Ospreys on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 1:30 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Men's Basketball

Bucs need to rediscover "Dome magic" against UNF

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2013) – For the fourth time this season in Atlantic Sun Conference play, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be looking to bounce back with a victory to even up their league record when the Buccaneers host North Florida Saturday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

No. 72 ETSU set for ITA Kick-Off Weekend in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio. (Jan. 25, 2013) – Riding its first victory of the season, the No. 72 ETSU men’s tennis team heads to the Varsity Tennis Center in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday to compete in the 2013 ITA Kick-off Weekend, beginning play against No. 4 Ohio State at 10 a.m.


Men's Basketball

Rally falls short as Jacksonville drops ETSU, 83-80

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2013) – In a game that featured two teams putting on an offensive clinic, the ETSU men’s basketball team’s second half rally came up short as the Jacksonville Dolphins enjoyed an 83-80 win over the Buccaneers Thursday night inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


General News

Ball honored for donation to new ETSU practice facility

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2013) – For Gordon Ball, earning his undergraduate degree from East Tennessee State University in 1970 served as the first step in what would be a long and successful career path. He never forgot those roots in Johnson City.


Men's Track & Field

Jalovy repeats as A-Sun Men’s Track Athlete of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 23, 2013) – Sophomore Filip Jalovy (Modrice, Czech Republic) won a pair of events at the 35th annual Niswonger Invitational, earning his second Atlantic Sun Men’s Track Athlete of the Week award in as many weeks when the league office announced its honorees on Wednesday.


Women's Track & Field

ETSU women’s track & field regionally ranked for first time

NEW ORLEANS (Jan. 23, 2013) – For the first time since the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has kept regional rankings, the ETSU women’s track & field team has appeared in the weekly poll at No. 15 in the South Region.


Men's Basketball

Bucs face Jacksonville Thursday, have four of next five in Dome

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2013) – Currently just one game back of the conference leaders in the loss column, the ETSU men’s basketball team will play four of its next five games at home beginning with a matchup against Jacksonville Thursday night at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Jan. 22-27

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2013) – Below are a list of athletic events taking place for the week of Jan. 22-27.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs fall at Mercer, 79-64

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 21, 2013) – In a quest to string together back-to-back wins for the second time this season, ETSU hung with the Mercer Bears for much of the game, but a late MU run was too much to overcome, resulting in a 79-64 decision in Mercer’s favor on Monday afternoon inside Hawkins Arena.


Women's Tennis

Solid final day for women’s tennis at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 21, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team finished off the Wake Forest Winter Classic on Monday, taking five-of-six singles matches from Radford while winning a doubles contest against Elon.


Men's Tennis

Bucs defeat Oklahoma State, 4-2, for first win of season

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2013) – Staring down its second straight loss to begin the 2013 season, the ETSU men’s tennis team came together to win four singles matches and defeat Oklahoma State, 4-2, on Sunday evening at Tennessee’s Goodfriend Tennis Center.


Women's Tennis

Statement win for women’s tennis at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 20, 2013) – The wins kept coming for the ETSU women’s tennis team on day two of the Wake Forest Winter Classic, as the Buccaneers were perfect on Sunday going 3-0 against Radford in doubles and 6-0 against Wake Forest in singles.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women end road trip at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 21, 2013) – In search of putting together back-to-back wins for the first time since defeating Memphis on Nov. 30 and Morehead State on Dec. 2, the Lady Bucs end their weekend road trip with a visit to Macon, Ga. to take on the Mercer Bears on Monday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. inside Hawkins Arena.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball battles back, downs Kennesaw State, 61-59

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 19, 2013) – After falling behind by 13 points with 11:32 left in the second half, the Lady Bucs battled back and took the lead, 56-55, with two minutes remaining, en route to a 61-59 victory over the Kennesaw State Owls on Saturday evening inside the Kennesaw State Convocation Center.


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

Jalovy, Stepp win to close out Niswonger Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2013) – ETSU’s men’s and women’s track and field teams closed the door on the 35th annual Niswonger Invitational as junior Tyler Stepp (Dandridge, Tenn.) and sophomore Filip Jalovy earned wins.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men blister nets in 70-60 win over Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 19, 2013) – Shooting a blistering 69 percent from 3-point range and an equally impressive 63 percent from the field, the ETSU men’s basketball team enjoyed their 14th straight victory over Kennesaw State since the 2005-06 season.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis takes out Wake Forest, Elon to open Wake Forest Winter Classic

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team had a fantastic start to the Wake Forest Winter Classic on Saturday in Winston-Salem, N.C., defeating the ACC’s Wake Forest in two-of-three doubles matches before taking four-of-seven singles matches from Elon.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis swept in dual opener by Wake Forest, 7-0

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2013) – The No. 71 ETSU men’s tennis team began dual play on Saturday against No. 66 Wake Forest inside the Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Center, and was swept away, 7-0, to begin the season in the loss column.


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

Monteleone, Jalovy highlight ETSU’s big start at the Niswonger Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2013) – The 35th annual Niswonger Invitational/KTA High School Invitational began Friday morning, highlighted by a triple jump win from Kelly Monteleone (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and an 800m win by Filip Jalovy (Modrice, Czech Republic).


Football, General News

A Look Back at Mike Smith as a Buccaneer

On Sunday afternoon Mike Smith will lead the Atlanta Falcons onto the field inside the Georgia Dome when they host the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship and battle for the right to represent the conference in Super Bowl XLVII.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis starts dual play with weekend matches vs. Wake Forest and Oklahoma State

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. and KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2013) – Dual play begins this weekend for the No. 71 ETSU men’s tennis team, as the Buccaneers take on No. 66 Wake Forest and Oklahoma State.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs begin weekend road trip at Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 19, 2013) – Looking to snap a three-game losing streak, the Lady Bucs continue Atlantic Sun play with a weekend on the road, starting with a trip to Kennesaw, Ga. to battle the Kennesaw State Owls. Tip time is set for Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. inside the Kennesaw State Convocation Center.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men aim to bounce back at Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 19, 2013) – In need of a win, the ETSU men’s basketball team ventures to a place Saturday where the Buccaneers have enjoyed their share of success in recent years.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis begins spring at Wake Forest Winter Classic

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 18, 2013) – The ETSU women’s tennis team begins the spring season on Saturday, heading to the Wake Forest Indoor Tennis Center for the three-day Wake Forest Winter Classic.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men unable to hold off Mercer, fall to Bears 78-59

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 17, 2013) – While the ETSU men’s basketball team overcame a 19-point second half deficit to win in its last outing, the Buccaneers could not work that same magic Thursday night against the Mercer Bears.


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

Niswonger Invitational start time delayed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2013) – Due to severe winter weather moving through the Johnson City area Thursday evening and into the early-morning hours on Friday, the Niswonger Invitational will begin at 11 a.m.


Baseball

Baseball begins preparations for 2013 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2013) – With the spring semester beginning on Thursday, the ETSU baseball team returned to campus and has begun preparations for the 2013 season.


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

ETSU track & field set to host 35th annual Niswonger Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete in Johnson City this weekend, hosting the 35th annual Niswonger Foundation Track and Field Invitational.


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

Jalovy, Clark earn A-Sun Track honors

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 16, 2013) – A pair of ETSU distance runners took home the Atlantic Sun Men’s and Women’s Track Athlete of the Week honors, as sophomore Filip Jalovy (Modrice Czech Republic) and junior Chelsea Clark (Fairmont, W.V.) were named the weekly award winners by the league office on Wednesday.


Men's Basketball

Bucs try to keep it rolling Thursday against Mercer

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 17, 2013) – Coming off a comeback victory over Atlantic Sun Conference-leading Florida Gulf Coast in its last game, the ETSU men’s basketball team hopes to maintain some momentum when the Buccaneers meet preseason league favorite Mercer Thursday evening.


Softball

Softball returns for first practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2013) – With first pitch less than a month away, the ETSU softball team reported to Betty Basler Field over the weekend for its first practice to start what hopes to be a successful 2013 campaign.


General News

Noland names Sander interim Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2013)Dr. Richard Sander, who led Virginia Commonwealth’s athletic program for 20 years, has been named interim director of Intercollegiate Athletics at East Tennessee State University, effective Jan. 16, 2013.


Women's Basketball

ETSU falls to league-leading Stetson, 71-55

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2013) – After battling back to within six points with 12 minutes remaining in the contest and after missing a chance to change the momentum of the game with nine minutes left, ETSU’s cold shooting and propensity to turn the ball over proved too costly against the first place Stetson Hatters as the Lady Bucs dropped a 71-55 decision on Monday evening inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Jan. 14-20

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2013) – Below are a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Jan. 14-20.


General News

Mullins announces retirement; new post at ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2013) – ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dave Mullins announced Monday that he will be moving from his current role at the university and taking a new position within the institution effective Jan. 16, 2013.


Women's Basketball

ETSU continues A-Sun play at home vs. Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2013) – After having the record books rewritten against them versus Florida Gulf Coast, the Lady Bucs look to bounce back against the league-leading Stetson Hatters on Monday, Jan. 14, inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center at 7 p.m.


Men's Basketball

“Fantastic 5” lead ETSU in comeback win over FGCU, 85-75

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2013) – Down 19 points to Florida Gulf Coast with 17 minutes left in the game, the ETSU men’s basketball team put five players on the floor – a group that included three freshmen, a sophomore and a senior. That quintet turned out to be a fantastic five.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis completes Crimson Tide Indoor Invite

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Jan. 12, 2013) – The No. 71 ETSU men’s tennis team brought the Crimson Tide Indoor Invite to a close on Saturday, dropping two of three doubles matches to No. 53 Alabama and losing all six singles contests to No. 33 Memphis.


Women's Basketball

Records fall as Eagles soar past Lady Bucs, 97-60

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2013) – With the ETSU Lady Bucs looking to improve to .500 in Atlantic Sun play, Florida Gulf Coast showed why they are in first place in the league and sport an unblemished conference record with a 97-60 dismantling of ETSU on Saturday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center.


Men's Tennis

Doubles victory over Memphis highlights first day of Crimson Tide Indoor Invite

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Jan. 11, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team began the Crimson Tide Indoor Invite on Friday from the University of Alabama Tennis Complex, defeating No. 33 Memphis in doubles action and falling to No. 53 Alabama in singles play.


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

Track & field wraps up Blazer Invite

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 11, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams put the finishing touches on their first meet since returning from the winter break, stringing together personal bests and multiple top performances at UAB’s Blazer Invite from the Birmingham CrossPlex.


Men's Basketball

Bucs look to rebound against A-Sun leader FGCU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2013) – With a chance to get back in the race for at Atlantic Sun Conference regular season title, the ETSU men’s basketball team will welcome league-leading Florida Gulf Coast to the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center at 4 p.m. on Saturday.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs welcome FGCU for A-Sun home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2013) – After playing on the road for nearly a month, the Lady Bucs return to the friendly confines of the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center looking to improve to .500 in Atlantic Sun play when they host Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 1:30 p.m.


Men's Basketball

Bucs rally, but Stetson offense too much in 72-70 loss

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2013) – Despite placing three players in double figures and producing one of its best offensive games of the year, the ETSU men’s basketball team was unable to put out a red-hot Stetson squad Thursday night.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis begins spring at Crimson Tide Indoor Invite

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Jan. 10, 2013) – The ETSU men’s tennis team gets the spring season underway this weekend, heading to the University of Alabama Tennis Complex in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Friday for the three-day Crimson Tide Indoor Invite.


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

Indoor track & field picks back up in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Jan. 10, 2013) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams begin their full indoor schedule on Friday, traveling to the Birmingham CrossPlex for the Blazer Invite hosted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men hoping to make it two in a row Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2013) – Fresh off its first Atlantic Sun Conference win of the year, the ETSU men’s basketball team will be aiming for a second straight victory Thursday night when the Buccaneers host league foe Stetson inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Women's Golf

Former Buc Jansone earns Ladies European Tour card

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2013) – Laura Jansone’s dream is coming true.


Men's Basketball

Bucs snap losing streak, drop NKU, 49-44

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2013) – The streak is over. Getting a 12-point, five-rebound effort from junior forward Hunter Harris (Nashville), the ETSU men’s basketball team snapped its nine-game losing streak by holding off a late rally from Northern Kentucky to win 49-44 Monday evening in Atlantic Sun Conference play at the Bank of Kentucky Center.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball fall at Northern Kentucky

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2013) – In the first-ever meeting between the two teams, the Lady Bucs could not get it going from three-point range or take advantage of opportunities from the free-throw line and fell, 68-55, to Atlantic Sun newcomer Northern Kentucky on Monday evening inside the Bank of Kentucky Center.


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

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Jan. 7-13

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2013) – Find out all the information on the events taking place this week in ETSU athletics.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs end road trip at Northern Kentucky

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2013) – Looking to build upon its first Atlantic Sun victory of the season, a 80-74 victory at Lipscomb, ETSU closes the road trip with a visit to Highland Heights, Ky. to take on the Northern Kentucky Norse on Monday evening inside the Bank of Kentucky Center. The match-up will be the first-ever meeting between the two schools in NKU’s first season at the Division I level.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men make first trip ever to Northern Kentucky

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Jan. 7, 2013) – In search of a break through win in Atlantic Sun Conference play, the ETSU men’s basketball team will travel for the first time to Northern Kentucky and take on the league newcomer Monday evening.


Men's Basketball

Bucs drop hard fought A-Sun opener at Lipscomb, 60-56

NASHVILLE (Jan. 5, 2013) – Despite showing signs of offensive life in the second half and actually leading at one point, the ETSU men’s basketball team was unable to hold off home-standing Lipscomb, falling 60-56 to the Bison Saturday evening inside Allen Arena.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women drop Lipscomb, snap four-game losing skid

NASHVILLE (Jan. 5, 2013) – Searching for their first win in over a month, the Lady Bucs got back on the right path with a 80-74 win against Lipscomb Saturday evening inside Allen Arena. The win against the Lady Bisons makes it 12 straight victories versus Lipscomb since joining the Atlantic Sun Conference in 2005.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs begin weekend road trip at Lipscomb

NASHVILLE (Jan. 5, 2013) – Looking to snap a four-game losing streak, the Lady Bucs continue Atlantic Sun play with a weekend on the road, starting with a trip to Nashville to battle the Lipscomb Lady Bisons. Tip time is set for Saturday evening at 5 p.m. ET inside Allen Arena.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men set to open A-Sun play Saturday at Lipscomb

NASHVILLE (Jan. 5, 2013) – With a rough non-conference schedule now behind it, the ETSU men's basketball team will take to the road to open Atlantic Sun Conference play Saturday evening at Lipscomb.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men’s tennis opens season at No. 71, several Bucs in regional polls

SKILLMAN, N.J. (Jan. 4, 2013) – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its first set of 2013 men’s and women’s rankings on Thursday evening, with the ETSU men’s tennis team slotted No. 71, along with four men and two women earning regional rankings.


Men's Basketball

Daniels sets mark as VCU blasts Bucs, 109-58

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 2, 2013) – It was a record-setting night inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. Unfortunately for the home standing ETSU Buccaneers, it was visiting VCU that was rewriting history.


Women's Basketball

ETSU opens A-Sun play with a loss at USC Upstate, 90-79

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 2, 2013) – A 30-13 ETSU run over the final five minutes narrowed the gap, but sharp shooting from three-point range and from the free-throw line proved too much to overcome for the Lady Bucs as they dropped a 90-79 decision to USC Upstate Wednesday evening inside the Hodge Center.


Men's Basketball

Bucs look to hold off "Havoc" as VCU invades Dome

JOHNSON CITY (Jan. 2, 2013) – When the ETSU men’s basketball team takes the floor Wednesday night against VCU, the Buccaneers hope a “new look” home floor and a New Year will result in a new outlook to its 2012-13 season.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs open A-Sun play at USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 2, 2013) – The ETSU women’s basketball team hits the road to open Atlantic Sun play when it travel to Spartanburg, S.C. to take on the USC Upstate Spartans on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 5 p.m. ET inside the Hodge Center.


Women's Basketball

ETSU outmatched by North Carolina, 85-44

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 28, 2012) – An 18-7 UNC run to close out the first half and a subsequent 17-0 run to start the second half was too much for the Lady Bucs to handle as they dropped a 85-44 decision to the nationally-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels on Friday afternoon inside Carmichael Arena.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs end non-conference play at North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 28, 2012) – The ETSU women’s basketball team hits the road for the fifth time this season as the Lady Bucs close non-conference play with a trip to Chapel Hill, N.C. to take on the No. 16/23 North Carolina Tar Heels at 2 p.m. ET inside Carmichael Arena.


Women's Basketball

Burley nets A-Sun Newcomer of the Week honors

MACON, Ga. (Dec. 26, 2012) – ETSU redshirt-sophomore Tiana Burley (Camilla, Ga.) was tabbed the Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Newcomer of the Week, the league announced Wednesday afternoon. Burley is the first Lady Buc to be honored with the Newcomer of the Week award this season and is the second to be recognized by the league after junior Destiny Mitchell (Bluffton, Ga.) was named Player of the Week on Dec. 4.


Men's Basketball

Strong start fades away as Bucs fall to San Francisco, 67-49

HONOLULU (Dec. 25, 2012) – Playing its third game in four days, the ETSU men’s basketball team got off to a fast start but things quickly faded as San Francisco pulled past the Bucs, 67-49, in the final game of the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic on Tuesday afternoon inside the Stan Sheriff Center.


Men's Basketball

Hawaii storms past ETSU, 84-61

HONOLULU (Dec. 23, 2012) – Vander Joaquim netted a season-high 23 points and Hawaii broke the game wide open with an 18-0 run, as the Rainbow Warriors stormed past the Bucs, 84-61, on Sunday evening in the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Classic inside the Stan Sheriff Center.


Men's Basketball

Bucs open Diamond Head Classic with 73-53 setback to No. 4 Arizona

HONOLULU (Dec. 22, 2012) – Arizona opened the game on a 25-8 run and the Bucs couldn’t recover as the fourth-ranked Wildcats handed the ETSU men’s basketball team a 73-53 setback in the opening game of the Diamond Head Classic on Saturday night inside the Stan Sheriff Center.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set to open play with No. 4 Arizona at Diamond Head event

HONOLULU, Hawaii (Dec. 22, 2012) – In need of a win to break its current four-game losing streak, the ETSU men’s basketball team will have quite a challenge waiting during the first round of the Diamond Head Classic, hosted at the Stan Sheriff Center on the campus of the University of Hawaii.


Volleyball

Volleyball signs two during early period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 20, 2012) – East Tennessee State University head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine and her staff announced Thursday that Briana Allmon (Flower Mound, Texas) and Kristen Favre (Plano, Texas) have signed their national letters of intent to play for the Bucs starting in the fall of 2013.


Women's Basketball

Contest at Iowa State will not be played Thursday night

AMES, Iowa (Dec. 20, 2012) – The ETSU women’s basketball game at Iowa State, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 20, at 8 p.m. ET, will not be played on its original date because of travel problems for the Lady Bucs. The schools are looking at possibly rescheduling the game if an agreeable date can be identified. Further details will be released once that decision is made.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs continue non-conference play at Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (Dec. 19, 2012) – The ETSU women’s basketball team hits the road for the fifth time this season as they continue non-conference play with a trip to Ames, Iowa to take on the Iowa State Cyclones at 8 p.m. ET inside Hilton Coliseum.


Men's Basketball

ETSU falls 72-51 to streaky Charleston Southern

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 18, 2012) – A 34-6 offensive run to end the first half and another 12-0 burst midway through the second half was too much for the ETSU men’s basketball team to overcome, as the Buccaneers dropped a 72-51 decision to an offensively streaky Charleston Southern team.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball falls to Appalachian State, 85-57

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 18, 2012) – The ETSU women's basketball team battled back from trailing by only four points at halftime and took a one point lead with 12:59 left in the second half. From that point on ETSU was unable to halt the Mountaineers’ surge, surrendering a 36-5 run to end the half, resulting in an 85-57 defeat.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs welcome Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2012) – The ETSU women’s basketball team will square off against Appalachian State on Tuesday inside historic Brooks Gym at 4:45 p.m. The game has been moved to Brooks Gym due to the ongoing renovations to the lighting system for basketball inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set to host Charleston Southern inside Brooks Gym

JOHNSON CITY (Dec. 18, 2012) – For the first time in 20 days, the ETSU men’s basketball team will return to action at home Tuesday night, hosting non-conference opponent Charleston Southern at 7 p.m. inside Brooks Gym.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Dec. 17-23

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2012) – Below is a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Dec. 17-23.


Men's Basketball

Ole Miss’ outside shots sink Bucs in 77-55 loss

OXFORD, Miss. (Dec. 14, 2012) – The return of senior guard Jarvis Jones (Memphis) made a difference for the ETSU men’s basketball team, but it still was not enough to upend Southeastern Conference foe Ole Miss Friday night in the Tad Smith Coliseum.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

ETSU athletics announces changes for Dec. 18 games

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2012) – Due to the ongoing renovations to the lighting system for basketball inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center, the ETSU men’s and women’s basketball doubleheader scheduled for Dec. 18th will be played inside historic Brooks Gym.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs outmatched by LSU, 76-42

BATON ROUGE, La. (Dec. 13, 2012) – The LSU Lady Tigers took a 21-point lead into halftime, and coasted the rest of the way to defeat the ETSU women’s basketball team, 76-42, on Thursday night at the Maravich Center.


Men's Basketball

Jones returns to the floor as Bucs take on Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. (Dec. 14, 2012) – Senior guard Jarvis Jones (Memphis) will return to action for the first time this season, as the ETSU men’s basketball team will end its current three-game road swing with a trip to Southeastern Conference foe Mississippi Friday evening.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs take on LSU Thursday night in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, La. (Dec. 12, 2012) – Last year the ETSU women’s basketball team were seconds away from pulling off the upset win over LSU. On Thursday night, the Blue and Gold will seek revenge as the Lady Bucs head to Baton Rouge to take on the Lady Tigers inside the Maravich Center.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball helps in opening of Memorial Park Community Center

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2012) – The Memorial Park Community Center opened last Saturday in Johnson City, and the ETSU women’s basketball team was there to lend a hand to its community by offering sport clinics for kids.


Men's Soccer

Geno, Fubara, Osorio receive NSCAA All-Region honors

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Dec. 11, 2012) – The NSCAA posted its 2012 All-Region teams on Sunday, naming ETSU junior David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.), junior Itode Fubara (Ogbema, Nigeria), and senior Alesi Osorio as members of the All-South Region squads.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Dec. 10-16

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2012) – Below is a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Dec. 10-16.


Men's Basketball

UNC rolls in first half; Bucs unable to rally in 78-55 loss

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 8, 2012) – Depleted by injuries and disappointing circumstances from earlier this season, the ETSU men’s basketball team is currently a shell of its normal self. That’s not a good thing when facing No. 20 North Carolina.


Men's Basketball

Depleted Buccaneers set for major challenge at No. 20 UNC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Dec. 8, 2012) – Without a starting point guard and sporting a roster with just seven scholarship players, the ETSU men’s basketball team will face a major challenge Saturday afternoon, as the Buccaneers travel to take on perennial national power and No. 20-ranked North Carolina inside the Dean E. Smith Center.


Men's Basketball

ESPN names Wilson to nation’s Top 25 freshmen list

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2012) – While circumstances have forced the ETSU men’s basketball team to struggle in the early going this season, talented redshirt freshman forward Lester Wilson (Knoxville) has still given the Buccaneers reason for hope.


Softball

Softball boasts nine NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 7, 2012) – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released its 2011-12 All-America Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, with ETSU landing nine on the list to top all Atlantic Sun member institutions.


Women's Basketball

Mitchell averages double-double to earn A-Sun POTW honors

MACON, Ga. (Dec. 4, 2012) – Averaging a double-double through both of the Lady Bucs’ wins last week, ETSU junior Destiny Mitchell (Bluffton, Ga.) was named Atlantic Sun Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday.


Women's Soccer

Kerns named to NSCAA All-Southeast Region Team

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Dec. 6, 2012) – ETSU women’s soccer junior Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) continued to rack up postseason honors, being named to the NSCAA All-Southeast Region Third Team when the association released its regional teams earlier this week.


Softball

Irwin releases 2013 softball schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 6, 2012) – ETSU softball head coach Brad Irwin released the 2013 softball schedule on Thursday, in which the Buccaneers will play in three tournaments and host 25 games at Betty Basler Field, including the Buccaneer Challenge.


Men's Basketball

McClain's absence felt in loss to JMU

HARRISONBURG, Va. (Dec. 5, 2012) – Without starting point guard Petey McClain (Mobile, Ala.), the ETSU men’s basketball team had no answers for James Madison’s relentless defensive pressure and suffered a 70-45 setback Wednesday evening inside the JMU Convocation Center.


Women's Track & Field

Chapman named A-Sun Field Athlete of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Dec. 5, 2012) – Setting a personal best in her first collegiate meet this past weekend, ETSU women’s track & field freshman Kristin Chapman (Jacksboro, Tenn.) was named Atlantic Sun Field Athlete of the Week, the league office announced on Wednesday.


Baseball

Baseball releases 2013 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2012) – Home series with Penn State, Seton Hall, and Rhode Island, along with a home-and-home with Tennessee and a trip to Chicago highlight the 2013 ETSU baseball schedule as head coach Tony Skole released the Buccaneer slate on Wednesday afternoon.


Volleyball

Devine Receives AVCA All-Region Honors

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 4, 2012) – Junior Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) continued to add more accolades to her outstanding season as the Buccaneer outside hitter was placed on the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region Honorable Mention list on Tuesday afternoon.


Women's Soccer

Kerns ends season as NCAA leader in goals, goals per game, points per game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2012) – The 2012 NCAA women’s soccer season came to a close this past weekend, and ETSU’s Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) finished the year as the national leader in goals per game, points per game and total goals.


Men's Basketball

Bucs back on the road to face James Madison

HARRISONBURG, Va. (Dec. 5, 2012) -- Aiming to win for the third time in four games, the ETSU men's basketball team will take to the road Wednesday to face off with Colonial Athletic Association member James Madison.


General News

ETSU Athletics hosts annual “A Buccaneer Christmas” event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2012) – An ETSU holiday tradition continued on Monday evening, as the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics partnered with Coalition for Kids to celebrate "A Buccaneer Christmas.”


Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Dec. 3-9

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2012) – Below is a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Dec. 3-9.


Women's Basketball

Free throws help ETSU defeat Morehead State, 57-53

MOREHEAD, Ky. (Dec. 2, 2012) – Going 23-of-27 from the free throw line, and outrebounding Morehead State by 20, the ETSU women’s basketball team sealed its second win of the season by defeating the Eagles, 57-53, on Sunday afternoon at Johnson Arena.


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

Alberg highlights track & field showings in Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (Dec. 1, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track & field teams strung together multiple top performances in their first meet of the indoor season.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs look for another against Morehead State

MOREHEAD, Ky. (Dec. 1, 2012) – After securing its first win of the season on Friday night, the ETSU women’s basketball team goes back on the road to take on the Morehead State Eagles on Sunday afternoon inside Johnson Arena at 2 p.m.


Women's Basketball

Bogard’s career night sparks Lady Bucs in win over Memphis, 83-73

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 2012) – With the help of a 23-0 first half run, and a career-high 22 points from sophomore Brianna Bogard (Georgetown, Texas), the ETSU women’s basketball team earned its first win of the season.


Volleyball

ETSU swept by Kentucky in first round of NCAA Tournament

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team saw its historic season come to an end as Kentucky swept the Bucs (9-25, 17-25, 15-25) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night inside Memorial Coliseum.


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

Watts leads track and field to first indoor meet, Orange and Purple Winter Classic

CLEMSON, S.C. (Nov. 30, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field teams take to their first meet of the 2012-13 indoor season on Saturday, as they head to Clemson for the Orange and Purple Winter Classic at the Clemson Indoor Track & Field Complex.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men race past Milligan in 94-46 home victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 29, 2012) – With circumstances limiting the ETSU men’s basketball team’s roster to primarily seven players, the Buccaneers responded by placing four players in double figures en route to a win over nearby Milligan College.


Women's Basketball

Women’s basketball to reawaken cross-state rivalry with Memphis

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 29, 2012) – The ETSU women’s basketball team will square off with Memphis for the first time in 12 years on Friday inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center at 7 p.m.


Volleyball

Bucs open NCAA Tournament Friday night at Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 29, 2012) – For the first time in program history, the ETSU volleyball team will play in the NCAA Tournament when the Bucs take on No. 16 seed Kentucky in the first round of the single-elimination tournament on Friday night.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men back on the court Thursday night against Milligan

JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 29, 2012) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will return to action Thursday night, hosting nearby Milligan College in non-conference action at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Men's Basketball

Wilson named A-Sun newcomer for second time

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 27, 2012) – For the second time in his young career, ETSU redshirt freshman forward Lester Wilson (Knoxville) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Newcomer of the Week, the league office announced on Tuesday.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Fans encouraged to participate in basketball promos Thursday and Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 27, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics encourages fans to take part in multiple promotions at this week’s men’s and women’s basketball games.


Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Nov. 26-Dec. 2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 26, 2012) – Below is a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2.


Volleyball

ETSU to face Kentucky in first round of NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 25, 2012) – A week after celebrating its first-ever Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship, the ETSU volleyball team finally learned its opponent and destination for the 2012 NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

Offensive struggles sink Bucs in loss to UGA

ATHENS, Ga. (Nov. 23, 2012) – Suffering through a 12-minute scoring drought in the first half, the ETSU men’s basketball team looked on as Georgia went on a 15-0 run to build an 18-point halftime lead and go on to the victory.


Softball

Irwin announces five signees to 2013-14 class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 22, 2012) – ETSU softball head coach Brad Irwin announced the signing of five new Buccaneers to the 2013-14 recruiting class on Thanksgiving Thursday.


Men's Basketball

Bucs hope to tame SEC's Bulldogs Friday in Athens

ATHENS, Ga. (Nov. 23, 2012) -- Coming off an emotional and uplifting win over Charleston Southern on Tuesday evening, the ETSU men's basketball team will hit the the road again and be back on the hardwood Friday to take on Southeastern Conference opponent Georgia.


Baseball

Baseball inks six during early signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2012) – East Tennessee State University head baseball coach Tony Skole and his staff announced Wednesday that six players have signed their national letters of intent to play for the Bucs starting in the fall of 2013.


Volleyball

ETSU to hold viewing party for NCAA Volleyball Selection Show Sunday at One12 Downtown

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2012) – The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will hold a viewing party for the NCAA Volleyball Selection Show this Sunday, Nov. 25 at One12 Downtown in Johnson City.


Men's Basketball

ETSU rallies from 20 points down to win 59-57 at CSU

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 20, 2012) – Starting three freshmen, a sophomore and a junior, a shorthanded ETSU men’s basketball team overcame adversity off the court and rallied from a 20-point first-half deficit to win 59-57 over Charleston Southern.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs sign guard Shamauria Bridges

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2012) – East Tennessee State University head women’s basketball coach Karen Kemp announced Tuesday that Shamauria Bridges (Miramar, Fla.) has signed her national letter of intent to play with the Lady Bucs starting in 2013-14.


Men's Basketball

ETSU basketball adds O’Field to 2013-14 recruiting class

JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 20, 2012) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Tuesday that the Buccaneers have added their second signee to the 2013-14 recruiting class.


Men's Basketball

Bucs travel to Charleston Southern Tuesday night

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 19, 2012) – Coming off a heartbreaking three-point setback to Tennessee Tech at home Saturday, the ETSU men’s basketball team embarks on a brief two-game road swing beginning Tuesday night at Charleston Southern. Tip is set for 7:30 p.m. inside the Buccaneer Fieldhouse.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Volleyball

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Nov. 19-Nov. 25

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Nov. 19-Nov. 25.


Volleyball

A-Sun Champs! Bucs punch ticket to NCAA Tournament with five-set win over North Florida

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2012) – Winning championships aren’t easy, but the ETSU volleyball team was willing to do whatever it took to capture its first-ever Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship on Saturday evening inside Lipscomb’s Allen Arena.


Women's Basketball

Chattanooga too much for Lady Bucs, 81-48

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2012) – The old adage, “You can’t win a game in the first half, but you certainly can lose one,” was evident on Saturday night at McKenzie Arena, as the ETSU women’s basketball team trailed by 22 at the break to drop its second straight game, 81-48, to Chattanooga.


Men's Basketball

Bucs rally late, but Tennessee Tech holds on, 65-62

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2012) – Trailing Tennessee Tech by 13 points late in the second half, the ETSU men’s basketball team rallied to get within two with 14 seconds remaining, but a game-tying 3-point attempt by Buccaneers’ senior guard Sheldon Cooley (Tampa) missed the mark.


Volleyball

ETSU, UNF square off in A-Sun Championship on Saturday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2012) – For the second time in the last three seasons the ETSU volleyball team will be playing in the Atlantic Sun Championship match. On Saturday inside Lipscomb’s Allen Arena, the third-seeded Bucs will face fourth-seeded North Florida at 4 p.m. (Eastern).


Volleyball

THIRD TIME’S THE CHARM: Bucs down Lipscomb in four, advance to Saturday’s A-Sun Championship

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2012) – The third time was the charm for the ETSU volleyball team.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set to host Tennessee Tech in home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2012) -- The ETSU men's basketball team will host Tennessee Tech on Saturday afternoon, as the Buccaneers open their regular season home schedule.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs head to Chattanooga Saturday

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2012) – The ETSU women’s basketball team faces off against a long-time rival on Saturday afternoon, as it heads to McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, Tenn., for its 73rd all-time meeting with the Chattanooga Lady Mocs.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Men’s and women’s soccer honored with NSCAA Team Academic Award

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Nov. 16, 2012) – For the second year in a row, both the ETSU men’s and women’s soccer teams received the NSCAA Team Academic Award, with the association releasing its 2011-12 award winners late Thursday.


Volleyball

Bucs survive and advance to A-Sun semis with sweep over Mercer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2012) – Survive and advance is the name of the game when playing a single-elimination tournament.


Men's Basketball

Bartow announces signing of Merriweather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2012) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Thursday that the Buccaneers have made their first signing for the 2013-14 recruiting class.


Volleyball

Run to A-Sun Title Begins Thursday for Volleyball

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2012) – Survive and advance.


Volleyball

Volleyball places four on A-Sun Academic All-Conference Team

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 14, 2012) – A day after three Buccaneers landed All-Atlantic Sun postseason honors, the ETSU volleyball team placed four scholar-athletes on the conference’s All-Academic Team, which was announced by the league office on Wednesday.


Volleyball

Devine named A-Sun Player of the Year; Hardy, Wiley land all-conference honors

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 13, 2012) – With the Atlantic Sun Volleyball Championship gearing up later this week in Nashville, the league office released their postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

Lester Wilson named A-Sun Newcomer of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2012) – Many ETSU basketball fans had been eagerly awaiting the debut of redshirt freshman Lester Wilson (Knoxville). Against Virginia Tech last Saturday, the 6-foot-4 forward did not disappoint.


Men's Basketball

ETSU fans encouraged to follow Bucs to UNC, JMU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2012) – As the ETSU men’s basketball team continues through the early part of its schedule, the Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Association and the ETSU Athletic Ticket Office are working together to offer fans several opportunities to come on the road to watch the Buccaneers play.


Men's Soccer

Doumbe, Fubara named to A-Sun All-Tournament Team

FT. MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2012) – ETSU men’s soccer senior Franck Doumbe (Silver Spring, Md.) and junior Itode Fubara (Ogbema, Nigeria) were named to the Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team on Sunday afternoon following FGCU’s win over Mercer in the final, 1-0


Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Basketball, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Nov. 12-Nov. 18

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Nov. 12-Nov. 18.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis completes Bulldog Scramble, closes fall season

ATHENS, Ga. (Nov. 11, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team finished up the UGA Bulldog Scramble on Sunday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, with sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and junior Roger Ordeig (Gurb, Spain) dropping a pair of singles matches and falling in doubles.


Women's Tennis

ETSU’s doubles run at Dick Vitale Classic ends in semis

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2012) – ETSU women’s tennis freshmen Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Anna Gerbasi (Caracas, Venezuela) saw their doubles run come to an end in the semifinals on Saturday at the Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic.


Volleyball

Jacksonville downs ETSU in five

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2012) – Needing a win to solidify its spot in the Atlantic Sun Tournament, the Jacksonville volleyball team did just enough to clinch a berth as the Dolphins handed the Bucs their second straight five-set setback (22-25, 25-11, 24-26, 25-22, 11-15) on Saturday evening inside Swisher Gym.


Men's Tennis

Ordeig, Ribeiro fight through day two of Bulldog Scramble

ATHENS, Ga. (Nov. 10, 2012) – ETSU men’s tennis junior Roger Ordeig (Gurb, Spain) and sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) continued the UGA Bulldog Scramble on Saturday at the Dan Magill Tennis Center, winning their respective singles matches and splitting a pair in doubles.


Men's Basketball

Young Bucs begin season with 80-62 loss at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Nov. 10, 2012) – The youthful ETSU men’s basketball team knew the early portion of its 2012-13 schedule would be a learning process. The first lesson of the year came Saturday afternoon at Virginia Tech.


Women's Basketball

Mitchell nets 26 points in the Lady Bucs setback to HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C. (Nov. 10, 2012) – Despite a 26-point performance by junior Destiny Mitchell, ETSU women’s basketball team dropped its season opener, 85-76, to High Point Saturday afternoon in the Millis Center.


Women's Tennis

Choo/Gerbasi upset nationally ranked doubles team on opening day of Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis freshman duo of Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Anna Gerbasi (Caracas, Venezuela) pulled off a huge win on opening day of the Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic.


Volleyball

Bucs drop five-set heartbreaker at UNF

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2012) – The two hottest teams in the Atlantic Sun squared off on Friday night; unfortunately, the ETSU volleyball team saw its four-match win streak snapped as North Florida rallied past the Blue and Gold in five (25-22, 18-25, 25-18, 20-25, 12-15) inside UNF Arena.


Men's Tennis

Ribeiro seals two victories on day one of Bulldog Scramble

ATHENS, Ga. (Nov. 9, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team began the Bulldog Scramble on Friday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, with sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) going 2-0 to highlight the Bucs’ performance.


Men's Soccer

ETSU denied trip to A-Sun final in penalty shootout

FT. MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2012) – For the second consecutive year, the ETSU men’s soccer team went to penalties in the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship, but this time was denied a trip to the final by Ben Ranjitsingh and the Mercer Bears in the shootout, 4-2.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set to open season Saturday at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Nov. 10, 2012) – After waiting for over eight months, ETSU fans can enjoy the official return of the Buccaneers’ men’s basketball team Saturday, as the team travels to take on Atlantic Coast Conference foe Virginia Tech in the regular season opener for both teams.


Women's Basketball

Women's basketball opens regular season at High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. (Nov. 9, 2012) – ETSU women’s basketball team opens its regular season with a trip to High Point on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Millis Center.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Jalovy and Clark lead ETSU cross country at NCAA Regional

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 9,2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams closed out their season very strong at the NCAA South Regional Championships on Friday morning at the Apalachee Regional Park. The men finished an Atlantic Sun best seventh-place while the women took 20th.


Men's Soccer

No. 3 ETSU continues A-Sun run vs. No. 2 Mercer

FT. MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2012) – For the fourth consecutive year, the ETSU men’s soccer team will step foot into the Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship Semifinals, where it will meet second-seeded Mercer at the FGCU Soccer Complex on Friday at 4 p.m.


Volleyball

Volleyball wraps up regular season play this weekend in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2012) – Having already locked up a spot in next week’s Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament, the ETSU volleyball team will look to keep its winning ways intact when the Bucs wrap up their regular season down in Jacksonville this weekend.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis readies for heavy competition at Dick Vitale Clay Court Classic

SARASOTA, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis team puts together the finishing touches of its fall season at the Lakewood Ranch Tennis Center this weekend, competing at the Dick Vitale Intercollegiate Clay Court Classic.


Men's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, General News

Three ETSU teams earn NCAA Public Recognition Award

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 8, 2012) – The ETSU men’s basketball, women’s soccer and women’s cross country teams were bestowed with the 2011-12 NCAA Public Recognition Award by NCAA President Mark Emmert.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU cross country all set for NCAA South Regional

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Nov. 8, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams are set for the NCAA South Region meet at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Fla. on Friday morning.


Men's Tennis

Ordeig, Ribeiro gear up for Bulldog Scramble

ATHENS, Ga. (Nov. 8, 2012) – Junior Roger Ordeig (Gurb, Spain) and sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) will represent the ETSU men’s tennis team the final tournament of the fall season this weekend, heading to the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia for the Bulldog Scramble.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf finishes fourth at Warrior Wave Intercollegiate

KAUA’I, Hawaii (Nov. 7, 2012) – The ETSU men’s golf team entered the third and final round four strokes behind team-leading Baylor on Wednesday, but despite pulling within a shot of the lead early in the round, the Bucs couldn’t overcome the strong play from the 49th-ranked Bears as the Blue and Gold finished fourth at the Warrior Wave Intercollegiate from the Makai Golf Club.


Men's Soccer

Fubara scores early, Bucs advance past JU, 1-0

FT. MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team kick-started the 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship by advancing past sixth-seeded Jacksonville, 1-0, in the quarterfinals on Wednesday evening at the FGCU Soccer Complex.


Men's Cross Country

Chase and Ludvigsen earn Academic All-Atlantic Sun honors

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 7, 2012) – ETSU men’s cross country’s Adam Chase and Andres Ludvigsen earned Academic All-Atlantic Sun honors on Wednesday, announced by the league office.


Men's Golf

Bucs remain in contention following second round of Warrior Wave Intercollegiate

KAUA’I, Hawaii (Nov. 6, 2012) – The ETSU men’s golf team carded a 3-under-par 285 in the second round of the Warrior Wave Intercollegiate on Tuesday, and the Bucs enter Wednesday’s third and final round four strokes behind tournament leader Baylor at the Makai Golf Club from the St. Regis Princeville Resort.


Volleyball

Bucs battle past Kennesaw State, ETSU extends win streak

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 6, 2012) – With Kennesaw State fighting for one of the two remaining spots left to make the Atlantic Sun Tournament, the ETSU volleyball team knew they would be in for a battle on Tuesday night.


Men's Soccer

No. 3 ETSU begins A-Sun Tournament vs. No. 6 Jacksonville

FT. MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team begins the 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship on Wednesday, taking on Jacksonville in the quarterfinals.


Men's Soccer

Geno elected A-Sun Player of the Year, Coulter Goalkeeper

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 6, 2012) – Junior David Geno and redshirt junior Ryan Coulter highlighted nine different Bucs earning 10 A-Sun all-conference selections.


Men's Golf

Bucs off to strong start at Warrior Wave Intercollegiate

KAUA’I, Hawaii (Nov. 5, 2012) – The ETSU men’s golf team got off to a strong start at the Warrior Wave Intercollegiate on Monday, as the Bucs fired a 2-under-par 286 and are tied for third after first-round play from the Makai Golf Club at the St. Regis Princeville Resort.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women’s basketball overcomes slow start to rout Young Harris, 79-59

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 5, 2012) – The ETSU women’s basketball overcame a slow start to rout Young Harris, 79-59, on Monday night at ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center in the Lady Bucs final exhibition game.


Volleyball

Bucs host Kennesaw State in home finale Tuesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 5, 2012) – Fresh off defeating Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson this past weekend, the ETSU volleyball team will be gunning for its fourth straight victory when the Blue and Gold host Kennesaw State Tuesday night in the home finale inside Brooks Gym. Game time is set for 7 p.m.


Volleyball

Hardy lands A-Sun Player of the Week honors

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 5, 2012) – Sophomore Meredith Hardy (Kingsport, Tenn.) helped guide the ETSU volleyball team to a pair of wins this past weekend, resulting in the Blue and Gold securing their spot in the Atlantic Sun Tournament, and the Buccaneer middle blocker was recognized for her efforts as she was named Player of the Week, announced the league office on Monday.


Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Women's Basketball, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Nov. 5-Nov. 11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 5, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Nov. 5-Nov. 11


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis completes Seahawk Invite defeating BC in singles

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Nov. 4, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team went 4-2 against Boston College in singles action, taking down the Eagles to highlight the final day of the Seahawk Fall Invitational, hosted by UNC Wilmington at the UNCW Tennis Complex.


Men's Golf

Bucs wrap up fall play this week at Warrior Wave Intercollegiate

KAUA’I, Hawai'i (Nov. 4, 2012) – The ETSU men’s golf team wraps up its fall season this week when the Bucs partake in the inaugural Warrior Wave Intercollegiate, which is held at the Makai Golf Club at the St. Regis Princeville Resort. The three-day, 54-hole tournament begins Monday.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer ties USC Upstate, 1-1, takes No. 3 seed in A-Sun Tournament

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 3, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team concluded the regular season with a draw, 1-1, against USC Upstate on Saturday night at County University Soccer Stadium, earning the No. 3 seed in next week’s 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship.


Men's Basketball

Inexperienced Bucs overcome C-N rally to win, 71-63

JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 3, 2012) – Leading by 18 points with just over 10 minutes left in the game, the ETSU men’s basketball team was forced to weather a furious rally by the Carson-Newman Eagles and held on for a 71-63 victory Saturday night in exhibition basketball action at the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women’s basketball cruises past Carson-Newman, 82-52

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2012) – The ETSU women’s basketball team used four Lady Bucs scoring in double-figures to defeat Carson-Newman, 82-52, in ETSU’s first exhibition game of the year at MSHA Athletic Center on Saturday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis swept by UNCW, edges Davidson on day two of Seahawk Invite

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team struggled against UNC Wilmington, dropping all six singles matches on Saturday at the Seahawk Fall Invitational, hosted by UNC Wilmington at the UNCW Tennis Complex.


Volleyball

Bucs sweep by Stetson on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2012) – Senior setter Kayla Williams (El Paso, Texas) finished with a game high 25 assists to go along with four digs and two blocks, and the ETSU volleyball team swept by Stetson (25-17, 25-20, 25-22) on Saturday afternoon inside Brooks Gym.


Men's Basketball

ETSU athletics names locker room in honor of Woods

JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 3, 2012) – In a ceremony early Saturday morning, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially named the Buccaneers’ men’s basketball locker room in honor of legendary player Tommy Woods.


Volleyball

Undefeated No More: Bucs stuff Eagles in five

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2012) – Florida Gulf Coast entered Brooks Gym with the second longest winning streak in the country. However, on Friday night, the ETSU volleyball team rose to the challenge and accomplished a feat no other Atlantic Sun Conference team was able to do this season...


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis solid on opening day of Seahawk Invite

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Nov. 2, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team went 5-1 in singles and 2-1 in doubles Friday on opening day of the Seahawk Fall Invitational, hosted by UNC Wilmington at the UNCW Tennis Complex.


Men's Soccer

A-Sun quarterfinal bye on the line in ETSU’s regular season finale

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 2, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team closes the books on the 2012 regular season Saturday, traveling to County University Soccer Stadium to do battle with the USC Upstate Spartans at 7 p.m.


Men's Basketball

Bucs set for exhibition with Carson-Newman Saturday

JOHNSON CITY (Nov. 2, 2012) – The ETSU men’s basketball team will make its first official debut in exhibition game action Saturday afternoon, as the Buccaneers take on Carson-Newman at 4 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women’s basketball ready for a pair of exhibition games

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2012) – The basketball season is finally upon us, as the ETSU women’s basketball team will play two exhibition games in three days. The Lady Bucs first takes on Carson-Newman on Saturday with tip-off is set for 1:30 p.m. at the MSHA Athletic Center. On Monday ETSU faces off with Young Harris at 7 p.m.


Volleyball

Volleyball returns home to host FGCU, Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2012) – Coming off a four-game road swing, the ETSU volleyball team returns home this weekend when the Bucs host Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson inside Brooks Gym. The Bucs will face league-leading and undefeated FGCU Friday night at 7 p.m., while taking on Stetson Saturday at 2 p.m.


Men's Tennis

Men’s Tennis joins UNCW, Boston College, Davidson at Seahawk Fall Invite

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Nov. 1, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team gets back to fall action this weekend, taking to the courts at the UNCW Tennis Complex to compete in the three-day Seahawk Fall Invitational.


Women's Golf

ETSU freshman Chin earns A-Sun GOTW award

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 31, 2012) – ETSU true freshman Vivienne Chin (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia) was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week.


Baseball

Q&A with Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2012) – With the fall season wrapping up, head coach Tony Skole was able to sit down with the ETSU athletic media relations staff for question-and-answer session to let the fans know how the team is doing.


Women's Golf

Chin, ETSU women post second place finish at Palmetto

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 29, 2012) – ETSU true freshman Vivienne Chin (Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia) wrapped up the ETSU women’s golf team’s fall schedule in fine fashion Monday afternoon, posting a second place finish individually and leading the Buccaneers to a runner-up team showing.


Men's Cross Country

Men’s cross country move to fourth in the USTFCCCA South Region

NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 29, 2012) – The ETSU men’s cross country team moved up to fourth in the South Region of the United State Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional rankings, released on Monday.


Volleyball

Tuesday’s volleyball match vs. Gardner-Webb cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2012) – East Tennessee State University head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine announced today its match versus Gardner-Webb on Tuesday night has been cancelled due to the threat of heavy snow expected to hit the Tri-Cities region.


Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Basketball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4.


Women's Golf

Newcomers lift ETSU women on first day at Palmetto

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 28, 2012) – A pair of first-year players helped power the ETSU women’s golf team during first and second round action Sunday in the Palmetto Intercollegiate at the Oak Point Golf Club.


Men's Soccer

Osorio’s goal finishes Stetson, 1-0, Bucs earn A-Sun berth

DELAND, Fla. (Oct. 28, 2012) – Senior Alesi Osorio (Austin, Texas) scored the game’s only goal in the 74th minute, helping the ETSU men’s soccer team down Stetson, 1-0, and clinching the Buccaneers a spot in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship on Sunday afternoon at the Stetson Athletics Training Facility.


Women's Soccer

Overtime goal ends ETSU’s A-Sun title hopes, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2012) – Kaitlyn Bassett scored both of Jacksonville’s goals, including the game-winner in the seventh minute of overtime, as the ETSU women’s soccer team fell, 2-1, at Summers-Taylor Stadium on Saturday night in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Championship Quarterfinals.


Volleyball

Strong team effort leads Bucs past Northern Kentucky, 3-2

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Oct. 27, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team knows when they come together and stick to the game plan the outcome is typically in favor of the Blue and Gold. On Saturday, the Bucs followed the plan and used a total team effort to outlast Northern Kentucky...


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Men’s cross country takes second as women’s Hirko named Freshman of the Year

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 27, 2012) – The ETSU men’s cross country team finished second and were just four points behind defending Atlantic Sun champion USC Upstate, while the women’s cross country earned a fifth-place finish at the Atlantic Sun Championships on Saturday morning.


Volleyball

ETSU swept by Lipscomb in Music City

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2012) – On a night when junior Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) moved into fourth all-time on the ETSU kills chart, the Bucs couldn’t find momentum to generate the key point as Lipscomb swept the Blue and Gold in three tight games (23-25, 23-25, 23-25) on Friday night inside Allen Arena.


Men's Soccer

FGCU ends ETSU’s unbeaten streak, 1-0

FT. MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2012) – FGCU’s Felipe DeSousa scored in the 19th minute and the Eagles held on to defeat the ETSU men’s soccer team and end the Bucs’ five-game unbeaten streak, 1-0, in Atlantic Sun play on Friday night at Eagle Field.


Women's Soccer

No. 4 ETSU set to host No. 5 Jacksonville in A-Sun Quarters

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team will host a postseason game for the first time in program history on Saturday, welcoming Jacksonville to Summers-Taylor Stadium for the 2012 Atlantic Sun Championship Quarterfinals at 7 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Kerns crowned A-Sun Player of the Year, Zadrazil Freshman of the Year

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 26, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its 2012 women’s soccer postseason honors and awards on Friday, naming ETSU junior Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) Player of the Year, and Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) Freshman of the Year.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Hirko and Jalovy set to lead ETSU cross country at A-Sun Championships

Fort Myers, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2012) – ETSU cross country teams travel to Fort Myers for the 2012 Atlantic Sun Championships, hosted by Florida Gulf Coast on Saturday.


Volleyball

Volleyball concludes road swing with trips to Lipscomb, NKU

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team wraps up its four-game road swing this weekend when the Bucs take on Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer faces big weekend in Florida

FT. MYERS, Fla. and DELAND, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team begins a three-game road trip to close out the regular season this weekend, with its first two stops coming in the Sunshine State to take on Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson.


Women's Soccer

Free food, T-shirts available at Saturday’s A-Sun Quarterfinal

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2012) – Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, Pizza Inn and the ETSU Marketing Department are teaming up to giveaway free food and T-shirts for fans.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

A-Sun website takes look at ETSU men's and women's basketball

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 23, 2012) – From October 22-24, the Atlantic Sun Conference will host the 2012 Online Basketball Media Days. On Tuesday, ETSU played host to interviews with coaches and student-athletes.


Women's Soccer

Game time for Lady Bucs' A-Sun Quarterfinal announced

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially announced Saturday’s Atlantic Sun Quarterfinal between ETSU and Jacksonville will take place inside Summers-Taylor Stadium at 7 p.m.


Men's Soccer

Coulter named A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 22, 2012) – Redshirt junior Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) earned his fifth shutout of the season last week against Northern Kentucky, and was named Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.


Women's Soccer

Kerns’ five goals earn A-Sun Player of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 22, 2012) – Junior Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) became the first four-time, single-season Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honoree in conference history Monday following her record-breaking weekend performance.


General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Oct. 22-28

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Oct. 22-28.


Men's Golf

Kristjansson finishes strong at U.S. Collegiate Championship

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (Oct. 21, 2012) – After having freshman Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) lead the ETSU men’s golf team in the first two rounds of the U.S. Collegiate Championship, fellow Buccaneer freshman Gudmundur Kristjansson (Reykjavik, Iceland) finished Sunday’s final round firing an impressive 4-under-par 68...


Women's Soccer

Kerns explodes for four goals, ETSU ends regular season with big win at UNF, 5-1

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 21, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team needed a win Sunday afternoon against North Florida to host a quarterfinal in the 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis bumped from USTA/ITA Regional Championships

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2012) – Day three of the USTA/ITA Regional Championships did not go as well as the ETSU men’s tennis team would have liked, as the Buccaneers were eliminated from contention.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis doubles run ends in semis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Oct. 21, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis duo of Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Anna Gerbasi (Mexico City, Mexico) saw its impressive run at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships come to an end in the semifinals on Sunday.


Women's Tennis

Choo/Gerbasi continue doubles run, upset No. 6 seed to advance to semifinals

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Oct. 20, 2012)Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Anna Gerbasi (Mexico City, Mexico) defeated another seeded duo on Saturday at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, earning the ETSU women’s tennis duo a spot in the semifinals.


Men's Tennis

Varon stays alive in singles at USTA/ITA Regional Championships

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2012) – Junior Jorge Varon (Valencia, Venezuela) defeated Nick Volz in a match tiebreak 6-3, 5-7, 1-0 (13-11) on day two at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, and stands as ETSU’s lone remaining singles competitor in the tournament.


Men's Golf

Meronk continues to pace Bucs at U.S. Collegiate Championship

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (Oct. 20, 2012) – Freshman Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) continued to pace the ETSU men’s golf team at the U.S. Collegiate Championship on Saturday afternoon as the Buccaneer golfer shot a 1-under-par 71 and moved up 11 spots on the leaderboard.


Men's Soccer

Seniors shine in rout of NKU, 3-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2012) – Seniors Franck Doumbe (Silver Spring, Md.) and Alesi Osorio (Austin, Texas) each scored as part of a three-goal second half, leading the ETSU men’s soccer team past Northern Kentucky, 3-0, on Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis duos impressive on opening day of USTA/ITA Regional Championships

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team went 5-0 in doubles play on opening day of the 2012 USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, earning two of the eight spots in the quarterfinals.


Women's Tennis

Choo/Gerbasi advance to doubles quarterfinals at USTA/ITA Regional Championships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Oct. 19, 2012) – Redshirt freshman Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and true freshman Anna Gerbasi (Mexico City, Mexico) won a pair of doubles matches on Friday at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, upsetting the No. 4 seed from Purdue along the way.


Women's Soccer

Late rally ends shy, women’s soccer falls at Jacksonville, 2-1

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2012) – Two first-half goals were too much for the ETSU women’s soccer team to overcome on Friday night, as the Lady Bucs were defeated, 2-1, by Jacksonville at the Ashley Sports Complex.


Volleyball

Bucs have winning streak snapped at USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 19, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team saw its four-game winning streak come to an end Friday night as USC Upstate defeated the Bucs in five (25-16, 17-25, 24-26, 27-25, 10-15) inside the G.B. Hodge Center.


Men's Golf

Meronk guides Bucs on opening day of U.S. Collegiate Championship

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (Oct. 19, 2012) – On a day when only a handful of golfers finished in the red, ETSU freshman Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) shot a 2-over-par 74 Friday afternoon and is tied for tied for 22nd after the first round of the U.S. Collegiate Championship...


Women's Tennis

Choo qualifies for main draw on day one of USTA/ITA Regional Championships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Oct. 18, 2012) – Redshirt freshman Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) won two singles matches on Thursday at the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, earning a spot in Friday’s main draw action.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

ETSU Basketball Kicks off Season with Bluenanza Event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics kicked off its 2012-13 men’s and women’s basketball season by hosting the fifth annual Bluenanza Tipoff Celebration event on Thursday night inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Volleyball

Volleyball looks to continue winning ways at USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 18, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team will be gunning for its fifth straight win when the Bucs head to Spartanburg for an Atlantic Sun showdown Friday night at USC Upstate. Game time is set for 7 p.m. inside the G.B. Hodge Center.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer concludes home schedule with Northern Kentucky on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team will witness six seniors play their final regular season game at Summers-Taylor Stadium on Friday, as the Buccaneers play their first all-time game against Northern Kentucky on Senior Day at 7 p.m.


Women's Basketball

Mitchell garners preseason All-Atlantic Sun honor

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 18, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its 2012 preseason women’s basketball polls and all-conference honors Thursday afternoon, and the Lady Bucs were tied for fourth with Jacksonville by the coaches and fifth by the media. Meanwhile, junior Destiny Mitchell was selected to the preseason All-Atlantic Sun Team.


Women's Soccer

Lady Bucs enter final weekend with seeding at stake

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2012) – Having already clinched its berth into the 2012 Atlantic Sun Tournament Championship, the ETSU women’s soccer team concludes conference play in Jacksonville, Fla., looking to improve its seeding and potentially walk away with a second regular season title.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf gears up for U.S. Collegiate Championship

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (Oct. 18, 2012) – The ETSU men’s golf team will go head-to-head with some of the top teams in the country this weekend as the Bucs gear up for the U.S. Collegiate Championship, which is held at the Golf Club of Georgia’s Lakeside Course.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis eyes USTA/ITA Regional Championships

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team heads to The Racquet Club of Memphis this weekend, looking to take down the competition at the 2012 USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships.


Softball

ETSU softball wraps up fall season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2012) – ETSU softball wrapped up its fall season last week after having six weeks of team practices and seven games at Betty Basler Field.


Men's Cross Country

Ludvigsen earns first career A-Sun Runner of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2012) – ETSU men’s cross country Anders Ludvigsen ran a personal-best at the Blue Ridge Open last weekend to win his first career Atlantic Sun Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honor, announced Wednesday by the league office.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis readies for USTA/ITA Regional Championships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Oct. 17, 2012) – Five members of the ETSU women’s tennis team will head to the USTA/ITA Ohio Valley Regional Championships, hosted by Purdue University, beginning Thursday on the Basham Courts at the Schwartz Tennis Center.


Volleyball

Devine, Gesell help guide Bucs to sweep over Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (Oct. 16, 2012) – Junior Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) registered her conference-leading 15th double-double of the season and sophomore Bethany Gesell (High Point, N.C.) recorded a career high in kills, as the ETSU volleyball team cruised to its fourth straight win by sweeping Kennesaw State (25-19, 25-22, 25-22) on Tuesday night inside the KSU Convocation Center.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

ETSU hoops to host "Bluenanza" Oct. 18 in the Dome

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2012) – For the fifth straight year, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and BASA are inviting Buccaneer fans to welcome the 2012-13 basketball season at the “Bluenanza” tipoff event presented by Johnson City Honda on Thursday, Oct. 18.


Volleyball

Bucs open four-game road swing Tuesday night at Kennesaw

KENNESAW, Ga. (Oct. 15, 2012) – Coming off a successful five-game homestand, the ETSU volleyball team now hits the road for four straight contests, beginning Tuesday night at Kennesaw State. Game time is set for 7 p.m. inside the KSU Convocation Center.


Women's Basketball

ETSU women’s basketball preps for new season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2012) – Basketball season is just around the corner as ETSU women’s basketball started preparing for the 2012-13 season and is less than a month away from the season opener.


Baseball

Freshmen lead Blue Team to series Clinching Victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2012) - On a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium, the Blue team used dominating efforts by a pair of freshmen as left-handed pitcher Kevin Marnon (Shelby Township, Mich.) and third baseman Trey York (Knox, Tenn.) led Blue to a series clinching 5-1 victory in the Blue/Gold World Series.


Men's Soccer, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Oct. 15-21

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Oct. 15-21.


Men's Golf

Hickman paces Bucs in final round of BOT at Blackthorn Club

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2012) – Freshman ETSU golfer Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) bounced back nicely in the final round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthorn Club on Sunday, as the Buccaneer rookie shot a 2-under-par 70 on the 7,147-yard, par-72 course.


Women's Golf

ETSU women finish sixth at Hoosier Fall Invitational

FLORENCE, Ind. (Oct. 14, 2012) – Dealing with difficult weather conditions that included wind gusts in excess of 30 mph, the ETSU women’s golf team improved by three spots and ultimately finished sixth following Sunday’s final round play in the Hoosier Fall Invitational at the Belterra Resort.


Women's Soccer

Lady Bucs clinch A-Sun Tournament berth, top Lipscomb, 1-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2012) -- Junior Samantha Kron (Paradise Valley, Ariz.) provided all the scoring the ETSU women's soccer team needed on Sunday afternoon, clinching the Lady Bucs a spot in the A-Sun Tournement.


Men's Tennis

Amon, Knox each fall on final day of WFU Fall Invite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 14, 2012)Fernando Amon (Buenos Aires, Argentina) and Connor Knox (Bristol, Tenn.) wrapped up the Wake Forest Fall Invitational on Sunday, but were defeated in their respective singles matches.


Baseball

Dominating Pitching Performance Propels Gold Team to Victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2012) -- Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) combined to shutout the Blue Team, 5-0, in game two of the Blue/Gold World Series on Saturday afternoon from Thomas Stadium.


Men's Soccer

Bucs score early and never look back, 3-0, over Lipscomb

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2012) – Junior Luis Calzadilla (Caracas, Venezuela) scored just 24 seconds into the game on Saturday night at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex, and the ETSU men’s soccer team led for every minute to shutout Lipscomb, 3-0, in Atlantic Sun play.


Men's Golf

Gibson tied for 24th after second round at BOT

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2012) – A day after shooting his lowest score of the season, sophomore Scott Gibson (Southerness, Scotland) followed that up with a 1-over-par 73 on Saturday and is tied for 24th following second round play at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthorn Club.


Women's Golf

Wahl leads ETSU women at Hoosier Fall Invitational

FLORENCE, Ind. (Oct. 13, 2012) – Sophomore Gabriella Wahl (Heidenhem, Germany) finished the day tied for 11th on the individual leaderboard, powering the No.46-ranked ETSU women’s golf team during first and second round play Saturday in the Hoosier Fall Invitational at the Belterra Resort.


Volleyball

Bucs put exclamation point on homestand with four-set win over UNF

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team put an exclamation point on its victorious homestand Saturday afternoon inside Brooks Gym.


Men's Tennis

Amon to play in fifth-place match on Sunday

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 13, 2012) – Sophomore Fernando Amon (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was ousted in the quarterfinals of the D1 Singles Flight on Saturday at the Wake Forest Invitational, but stayed alive in consolation play and will compete for fifth on Sunday.


Baseball

York leads Blue past Gold in World Series opener, 4-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) - Freshman infielder Trey York (Knox, Tenn.) went 3-for-3 with a triple, home run and drove in all four of his team's runs, leading the Blue team to a 4-2 series-opening win over Gold on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Women's Soccer

Lady Bucs grind out three points over NKU, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) -- The ETSU women's soccer team went into halftime with a one-goal lead, and maintained it throughout the second half to walk away victorious, 2-1, over Northern Kentucky on Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU men’s cross country takes third at the Blue Ridge Open

BOONE, N.C. (Oct. 12, 2012) – ETSU men’s cross country earned its best team finish of the season with third-place while the women’s team finished eighth at the Blue Ridge Open on Friday in Boone, N.C.


Volleyball

Bucs cruise past Jacksonville, 3-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team cruised past Jacksonville on Friday night as the Bucs swept the Dolphins (25-20, 25-19, 25-23) inside Brooks Gym.


Men's Golf

Bucs in sixth after first round of BOT at Blackthorn Club

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) – The ETSU men’s golf team is currently sixth after the first round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthorn Club, as the Bucs shot an even-par 288 on Friday.


Men's Tennis

Amon wins on day one of WFU Fall Invite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 12, 2012) – Sophomore Fernando Amon (Buenos Aires, Argentina) defeated Elon’s Ismael Sanchez 6-3, 6-4 to highlight ETSU’s performance on day one of the WFU Fall Invite.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men open 2012-13 hoops practice Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) – Armed with a roster peppered with several new faces but also highlighted by plenty of talent and potential, the ETSU men’s basketball team will open the 2012-13 season with its first official preseason practice Friday afternoon inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Men's Soccer

ETSU heads to Lipscomb in search of third straight A-Sun win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) – Coming off a last-second thriller against No. 18 Wake Forest, the ETSU men’s soccer team gets back into Atlantic Sun play on Saturday when it heads to the Music City to take on the Lipscomb Bisons.


Women's Soccer

Kerns Strikes Goal with Position Change

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 12, 2012) -- “It’s amazing how much you can accomplish when no one cares who gets the credit.”


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Vote Mitchell, Cooley and ETSU for A-Sun Preseason Awards

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 12, 2012) – The A-Sun released its fan voting polls for the preseason basketball awards, and ETSU women’s basketball Destiny Mitchell (Bluffton, Ga.) was nominated for Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, while men’s basketball Sheldon Cooley was selected Defensive Player of the Year.


Baseball

Q&A With Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2012) – With the days of fall practice winding down, head coach Tony Skole was able to sit down with the ETSU athletic media relations staff for question-and-answer session to let the fans know how the team is doing.


Volleyball

Bucs close out homestand against Jacksonville, UNF

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team looks to put the exclamation point on a successful homestand when the Bucs face Jacksonville and North Florida this weekend.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf set to host BOT Intercollegiate at Blackthorn Club

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2012) – After nearly a three week lay-off, the ETSU men’s golf team returns to action when the Bucs host the 15th annual Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer returns home for Pink Game and Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team returns home for its final two games of the regular season this Friday and Sunday, as it takes on Northern Kentucky and Lipscomb in Atlantic Sun play at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Baseball

Baseball releases Blue/Gold World Series rosters

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2012) – On the eve of the Blue/Gold World Series, ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole and his staff announced the rosters for this weekend’s three-game series.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU cross country heads to Boone for the Blue Ridge Open

BOONE, N.C. (Oct. 11, 2012) – ETSU men’s and women’s cross country heads to Boone, N.C. on Friday for the second time this season for the Blue Ridge Open.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis sends Knox, Amon to Wake Forest Invite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 11, 2012) – Two members of the ETSU men’s tennis team will compete this weekend at the Wake Forest Fall Invitational, held at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex.


Baseball

Baseball announces game times for this weekend’s Blue/Gold World Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its fall season by holding the annual Blue/Gold World Series this weekend at Thomas Stadium.


Men's Soccer

Last-second goal earns ETSU tie with No. 18 Wake Forest, 2-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2012) -- Eleven seconds remained and ETSU found itself down by a goal to the 18th-ranked Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Tuesday night. What happened next sent the Summers-Taylor Stadium crowd into an absolute frenzy.


Volleyball

Bucs respond with four-set win over Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2012) – Sophomore Jamie Rutledge (Kingsport, Tenn.) and junior Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) each recorded their fourth straight double-double, and the ETSU volleyball team bounced back with a four-set win (25-19, 23-25, 25-18, 25-18) over Mercer on Tuesday night inside Brooks Gym.


Volleyball

Volleyball looks to get revenge against Mercer Tuesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2012) – After opening the conference season with a 3-0 loss at Mercer last month, the ETSU volleyball team looks to get revenge when Bears make a visit to Brooks Gym on Tuesday night. Game time is set for 6 p.m.


Men's Soccer

No. 15 Wake Forest heads to Summers-Taylor Stadium for a Tuesday night showdown with ETSU

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 8, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team takes on its third ranked opponent of the season on Tuesday, hosting 2007 National Champion and No. 15 Wake Forest inside Summers-Taylor Stadium at 7 p.m.


Men's Soccer

Geno’s record-setting weekend earns A-Sun Player of the Week selection

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 8, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference named David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) its Men’s Soccer Player of the Week on Monday, following the junior’s five-point, record-setting weekend.


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This Week in ETSU Athletics: Oct. 8-14

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Oct. 8-14.


Men's Soccer

Hodges scores in the 89th, men's soccer puts away JU, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2012) -- Junior defender Nate Hodges (Meridian, Miss.) buried a left-footed free kick to help the ETSU men's soccer team defeat Jacksonville, 2-1, in Atlantic Sun action on Sunday afternoon at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Pabon, Varon win back draw finals to wrap up UVA Fall Classic

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Oct. 7, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team finished up the UVA Fall Classic by winning two back draw finals on Sunday at the Snyder Tennis Center.


Women's Tennis

Kolovou falls in tight final at Wake Forest Invitational

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2012) – ETSU women’s tennis senior Antonia Kolovou (Larisa, Greece) competed in the top flight’s singles final on Sunday at the Wake Forest Invitational, but was outlasted in a third-set tiebreak by UNC Greensboro’s Nitooli Willkins, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4).


Men's Golf

Meronk posts top-10 finish at World Amateur Team Championship

ANTALYA, Turkey (Oct. 7, 2012) – ETSU freshman golfer Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) was flawless on Sunday in the final round of the World Amateur Team Championship from the Antalya Golf Club.


Women's Soccer

Strong play leads Lady Bucs past USC Upstate, 3-0

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 6, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team scored three first-half goals, which proved to be all it needed in shutting out USC Upstate, 3-0, on Saturday night in Atlantic Sun action at County University Soccer Stadium.


Men's Golf

Meronk, Pugh wrap up play at World Amateur Team Championship on Sunday

ANTALYA, Turkey (Oct. 6, 2012) – Mother Nature continued to run its course at the World Amateur Team Championships on Saturday as inclement weather forced the tournament format to change. Instead of playing 72-holes to determine the champion, the winning country will receive the 34th Eisenhower Trophy following Sunday's third round play.


Men's Tennis

Bandres, Ordeig advance to singles finals on day two of UVA Fall Classic

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Oct. 6, 2012) – Senior Jesus Bandres (Caracas, Venezuela) and junior Roger Ordeig (Gurb, Spain) each won in straight sets on Saturday at the UVA Fall Classic, earning the right to play in their respective draw’s final.


Women's Tennis

Kolovou advances to Flight A final at Wake Forest Invitational

WINTSON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2012) – Senior Antonia Kolovou (Larisa, Greece) won her quarterfinal and semifinal matches in Flight A on Saturday at the Wake Forest Invitational, earning her spot in the final to highlight day two for the ETSU women’s tennis team at the Wake Forest Invitational.


Volleyball

Bucs fall to Lipscomb in four; suffer first home loss of the season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2012) – Coming off an emotional win Friday night against Northern Kentucky, the ETSU volleyball team looked primed to hand Lipscomb its first conference loss of the season after taking the opening set, 25-17. Unfortunately, the Lady Bisons rallied to take the next three sets and defeated the Bucs in four...


Volleyball

Bucs grind out five-set win over Northern Kentucky, 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team continued its home court magic on Friday night.


Men's Soccer

Men's soccer breaks out for four goals, breezes by UNF, 4-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2012) -- The ETSU men's soccer team tied the program record for goals in a game, scoring four times in a, 4-0, rout of North Florida on Friday night in Atlantic Sun action at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Bandres, Ordeig, Ribeiro through to semifinals after first day of UVA Fall Classic

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Oct. 5, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team saw half of its singles entries advance unscathed, with Jesus Bandres (Caracas, Venezuela), Roger Ordeig (Gurb, Spain) and Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) advancing to their respective semifinals on day one of the UVA Fall Classic.


Women's Tennis

Kolovou, Dahbi winners on day one of Wake Forest Invitational

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 5, 2012) – Senior Antonia Kolovou (Larisa, Greece) and junior Salma Dahbi (Marrakech, Morocco) each battled back from a set down to advance to their respective quarterfinals and highlight the ESTU women’s tennis team’s performance on Friday at the Wake Forest Invitational.


Women's Soccer

Lady Bucs hit the halfway point Saturday in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 5, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team hits the midway point of the conference season on Saturday, as it heads to County University Soccer Stadium for a matchup with USC Upstate at 7 p.m.


Men's Golf

Second round play suspended at World Amateur Team Championship

ANTALYA, Turkey (Oct. 5, 2012) – Second round play of the World Amateur Team Championship was suspended on Friday, as the start time was delayed six hours due to inclement weather.


Volleyball

Volleyball opens five-game homestand this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team opens its season-long five-game homestand this weekend when the Bucs host Atlantic Sun newcomer Northern Kentucky and three-time reigning conference tournament champion Lipscomb in Brooks Gym.


Men's Golf

Meronk tied for eighth after first round of World Amateur Team Championship

ANTALYA, Turkey (Oct. 4, 2012) – ETSU freshman Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) fired a 4-under-par 68 and is currently tied for eighth after the first round of the World Amateur Team Championship in Antalya, Turkey.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer looking to take advantage of home weekend against UNF and Jacksonville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team continues Atlantic Sun play at Summers-Taylor Stadium this weekend, hosting North Florida on Friday at 7 p.m. and Jacksonville on Sunday at 1 p.m.


Baseball

Game times released for this weekend’s baseball scrimmages

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team announced its game times for this weekend's scrimmages at Thomas Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men’s and women’s tennis ready for full weekend slate

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Oct. 4, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams will each be in fall action this weekend, as the men’s side heads to the UVA Fall Classic and the women’s squad hits up the Wake Forest Invitational.


Men's Soccer

Q & A with Coach Calabrese

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2012) – As the ETSU men’s soccer team moves into Atlantic Sun play, head coach Scott Calabrese sat down with the media relations staff to answer some questions and update the fans and media about the status of the team.


Women's Golf

ETSU women garner national attention from Golfweek.com

JOHNSON CITY (Oct. 4, 2012) -- With a 24-stroke victory in the UNCG Starmount Fall Classic and a strong showing in last week's Golfweek Collegiate Challenge, the ETSU women's golf team has garnered some national attention.


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Join BucWild, attend ETSU athletic events, and win free Mellow Mushroom pizza for a year

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2012) – BucWild wants to remind ETSU students about one of its newest advantages to becoming a member and showing Buccaneer pride by allowing all students the opportunity to win free Mellow Mushroom pizza for a year and the chance to win an Apple IPad2.


Baseball

ETSU Baseball Holds Scout Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team displayed their talents in front of a handful of scouts from several major league organizations last week as the Bucs held their annual Scout Day at Thomas Stadium.


Women's Golf

Wahl earns fourth career A-Sun GOTW honor

JOHNSON CITY (Oct. 3, 2012) – For the fourth time in her young career, ETSU sophomore Gabriella Wahl (Heidenheim, Germany) has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Golfer of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday.


Men's Golf

Pugh, Meronk to play at World Amateur Team Championship in Turkey

JOHNSON CITY (Oct. 3, 2012) – Sophomore Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) and freshman Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) have been selected to play for their respective countries at the 2012 World Amateur Team Championship in Antalya, Turkey.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf dominant in win at UNCG event

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2012) – Finishing a full 24 strokes ahead of any other team in the field, the ETSU women’s golf team placed four players in the top six individually and steamrolled the competition en route to a record-setting victory Tuesday in the UNCG Starmount Fall Classic at the Starmount Country Club.


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TruPoint Bank to sponsor ETSU’s annual breast cancer games in 2012-13

JOHNSON CITY (Oct. 2, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday, TruPoint Bank will sponsor the annual Buccaneer breast cancer awareness games this season, which begins Friday night with volleyball and men’s soccer.


Men's Cross Country

ETSU men's cross country jumps up to No. 6 in USTFCCCA South Region

NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 2, 2012) – ETSU men’s cross country jumped up four spots to No. 6 in the South Region in this week’s U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional rankings on Tuesday.


Women's Golf

ETSU women shine, currently lead at UNCG event

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Oct. 1, 2012) – Fresh off beating No. 2 UCLA in last week’s Golfweek Conference Challenge, the ETSU women’s golf team kept up the momentum during first and second round play in the UNCG Starmount Forest Classic Monday at the Starmount Country Club.


Softball

ETSU sofball's doubleheader versus Walters State pushed back to Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2012) - ETSU head softball coach Brad Irwin announced Monday night, due to potential inclement weather Tuesday's doubleheader versus Walters State has been pushed back to Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Betty Basler Field.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Softball, Women's Basketball

ETSU, TextCaster team up to launch “Buc Updates”

JOHNSON CITY (Sept. 27, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday the Bucs have teamed up with TextCaster to launch a new text messaging communications service to its fans called “Buc Updates” for the 2012-13 season.


Women's Basketball

Kemp names Damon Johnson as new assistant coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2012) – ETSU head women’s basketball coach Karen Kemp announced Monday afternoon that Johnson City local, Damon Johnson has been named the Lady Bucs new assistant coach and will assist with day-to-day operations, recruiting, travel coordinator and working with the guards.


Women's Soccer

Kron earns first A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week honors

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2012) – Junior defender Samantha Kron (Paradise Valley, Ariz.) registered four points in ETSU’s two conference games this weekend, and was named Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week when the league announced its weekly award winners on Monday.


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This Week in ETSU Athletics: Oct. 1-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Oct. 1-7.


Men's Tennis

ETSU sweeps singles championships to close out dominant performance at Steve Baras Fall Classic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Sept. 30, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team will head back to Johnson City with all four singles titles, going 3-0 on championship Sunday at the UTC Steve Baras Fall Classic.


Women's Tennis

Dahbi wins Flight B back draw, women’s tennis completes Hokie Fall Invite

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 30, 2012) – Junior Salma Dahbi (Marrakech, Morocco) came back from a set down to defeat Virginia Tech’s Emily Lauten 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 1-0 (10-8) in the Flight B back draw final, highlighting the ETSU women’s tennis team’s final day of action on Sunday at the 19th annual Hokie Fall Invite.


Women's Soccer

Mercer scores early, topples ETSU, 3-1

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 30, 2012) -- Mercer jumped out to a lead just 1:46 into the game, and overcame an equalizer from Samantha Kron (Paradise Valley, Ariz.) to defeat the ETSU women's soccer team, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at Bear Field.


Men's Soccer

Henry nets two, ETSU clipped by Mercer in A-Sun opener, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 30, 2012) Ehjayson Henry netted his first two goals of the season to lead Mercer past the ETSU men's soccer team, 2-1, in the Bucs' A-Sun opener on Sunday at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Women's Tennis

Espana to play for Flight D title at Hokie Fall Invite

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 29, 2012) – Junior newcomer Sofia Espana (Mexico City, Mexico) continued her impressive fall season, winning two matches and advancing to the Flight D final on Saturday at Virginia Tech’s Hokie Fall Invite.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis advances to six different finals on Saturday at Steve Baras Fall Classic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team continued its dominance on Saturday at Chattanooga’s Steve Baras Fall Classic, dropping just one singles match and winning all three doubles matches to advance to six different finals.


Volleyball

Bucs rally past Stetson in five-set thriller

DeLAND, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2012) – Despite dropping the first two sets in its match at Stetson, the ETSU volleyball team fought back behind the strong play of Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Jamie Rutledge (Kingsport, Tenn.) as the Bucs rallied past the Hatters, 3-2 (19-25, 17-25, 25-16, 25-15, 15-11), on Saturday afternoon inside the Edmunds Center.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Jalovy and Hirko paces ETSU cross country at the Greater Louisville Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 29, 2012) - ETSU men’s and women’s cross country made a strong showing at the 11th annual Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer returns home to open Atlantic Sun play against Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2012) – Having spent the last three weeks on the road, the ETSU men’s soccer team returns home to open up conference play on Sunday as it welcomes Mercer to Summers-Taylor Stadium at 1 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Kerns sets school record, ETSU storms past Kennesaw State, 3-1

KENNESAW, Ga. (Sept. 28, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team scored three unanswered goals, including Ramey Kerns’ (Kings Mountain, N.C.) ETSU record-breaking 13th of the season, to roll past Kennesaw State in Atlantic Sun action, 3-1, on Friday night at KSU Soccer Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Men’s tennis perfect on opening day of Steve Baras Fall Classic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team was flawless on opening day of the Steve Baras Fall Classic, hosted by Chattanooga, going 12-0 in singles play and 3-0 in doubles on Friday at the UTC Tennis Center.


Women's Tennis

Kolovou, Espana advance to second round on opening day of Hokie Fall Invite

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 28, 2012) – Senior Antonia Kolovou (Larisa Greece) and junior Sofia Espana (Mexico City, Mexico) highlighted the ETSU women’s tennis team’s performance on Friday at the Hokie Fall Invite, winning their singles matches and advancing to Saturday’s second round.


Volleyball

Bucs bumped by FGCU, 3-0

FT. MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 28, 2012) – Jill Hopper recorded a team-high 13 kills, while Gigi Meyer and Courtney Greenberg each added 20 assists, as Florida Gulf Coast swept ETSU 3-0 (19-25, 23-25, 25-27) on Friday night inside Alico Arena.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU cross country primed for the Greater Louisville Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 28, 2012) – ETSU men’s and women’s cross country travels to E.P. ‘Tom’ Sawyer State Park for the 11th annual Greater Louisville Classic on Saturday.


Men's Soccer

ETSU lets No. 25 Furman escape, walk away with draw, 1-1

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 27, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team was 15 seconds away from victory against No. 25 Furman on Thursday night at Stone Soccer Stadium, but was victim to a late equalizer to finish tied, 1-1.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball gears up for weekend trip to FGCU, Stetson

FT. MYERS, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team embarks on a two-game conference road swing this weekend as the Bucs take on Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson in the Sunshine State. ETSU and FGCU play Friday night at 6 p.m. inside Alico Arena, while the Bucs face Stetson Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Edmunds Center.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer readies for a conference weekend in the Peach State

KENNESAW, Ga. (Sept. 27, 2012) – Having kicked off Atlantic Sun play last weekend at home, the ETSU women’s soccer team heads to the Peach State this weekend for its first two road contests of the conference season as it takes on Kennesaw State and Mercer.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis sends four to compete at Hokie Fall Invite

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 27, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis team heads for its third tournament of the fall season this weekend, as it travels to the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center in Blacksburg, Va. to compete at the Hokie Fall Invite on the campus of Virginia Tech.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf finishes strong at Golfweek event

WOLCOTT, Colo. (Sept. 26, 2012) – After posting two quality efforts during the first two days of the Golfweek Conference Challenge, the ETSU women’s golf team wrapped up the event Wednesday with another strong performance at the Red Sky Golf Club’s Fazio Course.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer closes out tough road trip at No. 25 Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 26, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team hopes to avoid its first four-game losing streak in four years on Thursday, as it heads to Stone Soccer Stadium in Greenville, S.C. for a matchup with No. 25 Furman on Thursday at 7 p.m.


Men's Basketball

ETSU basketball legends to play reunion game Oct. 20

JOHNSON CITY (Sept. 26, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the ETSU Alumni Association, in conjunction with Bona Fide Event Management, LLC, will welcome several former Buccaneer basketball stars back to the Tri-Cities area on Saturday, Oct. 20 for the Little Caesars’ Buc Alumni Basketball Classic Game.


Women's Golf

ETSU women continue strong play at Golfweek event

WOLCOTT, Colo. (Sept. 25, 2012) – In a field that boasts nine teams ranked in the nation’s Top 50, the ETSU women’s golf team earned the praise of head coach Stefanie Shelton as the Buccaneers continued to post quality scores across the board and finished in a tie for eighth place during Tuesday’s second round in the Golfweek Conference Challenge at the Red Sky Golf Club’s Fazio Course.


Women's Golf

Wahl, Lopez lead ETSU women on day one at Golfweek event

WOLCOTT, Colo. (Sept. 24, 2012) – Behind the strong play of sophomore Gabrielle Wahl (Heidenheim, Germany) and junior transfer Lourdes Lopez (Cadiz, Spain), the ETSU women’s golf team began play Monday in the Golfweek Conference Challenge with an impressive showing and currently stands fourth in the 18-team field at the Red Sky Golf Club’s Fazio Course.


Baseball

Q&A with Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team wrapped up its third weekend of the fall season, and head coach Tony Skole was able to sit down with the ETSU athletic media relations staff for question-and-answer session to let the fans know how the team is doing.


Women's Soccer

Kerns earns third A-Sun Player of the Week selection of season

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 24, 2012) – Junior Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) continued to find the back of the net this past weekend, scoring three goals en route to being named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week for the third time this season, as announced by the league office on Monday.


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This Week in ETSU Athletics: Sept. 24-30

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Sept. 24-30.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis captures singles and doubles titles, dominates USC Upstate Fall Classic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 23, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis team wrapped up the USC Upstate Fall Classic by winning both the singles and doubles titles on Sunday afternoon at the USC Upstate Tennis Complex.


Women's Soccer

Wacker’s brace overcomes ETSU’s second-half performance, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2012) – A second half that started with junior Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) tying the ETSU women’s soccer program record for goals in a season ended in heartbreak for the Lady Bucs as FGCU’s Shannen Wacker put in back-to-back scores to drop ETSU, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon in Atlantic Sun play at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Golf

Hickman, Kristjansson finish strong at Mason Rudolph Championship

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2012) – A pair of ETSU freshmen golfers posted strong finishes in the final round of the Mason Rudolph Championship on Sunday afternoon at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.


Men's Soccer

Segarra’s hat trick haunts ETSU in overtime loss at Winthrop, 3-2

ROCK HILL, S.C. (Sept. 22, 2012) – Marc Segarra scored all three of Winthrop’s goals, including the game-winner with three seconds remaining in the first overtime, as the ETSU men’s soccer team fell, 3-2, on Saturday night at Eagle Field.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis advances three to singles semis, one pair to doubles final at USC Upstate Fall Classic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 22, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis team advanced three to the singles semifinals and one team to the doubles final with a great showing on Saturday at the USC Upstate Fall Classic.


Men's Golf

Kristjansson’s 68 highlights Bucs in second round Mason Rudolph Championship

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2012) – Freshman Gudmundur Kristjansson (Reykjavik, Iceland) enjoyed quite a turnaround at the Mason Rudolph Championship on Saturday at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.


Women's Soccer

Lady Bucs open A-Sun play impressively, down Stetson, 3-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team took an early lead and never looked back, opening Atlantic Sun Conference play in the win column, 3-1, over Stetson on Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Volleyball

New look Bucs bounce back against USC Upstate, 3-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2012) – After dropping its conference-opener at Mercer Tuesday night, the ETSU volleyball team brought a new look back with them to Johnson City.


Women's Tennis

All four Bucs advance in singles, Choo and Espana advance to doubles semis at USC Upstate Fall Classic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 21, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis team opened up the USC Upstate Fall Classic with good results on Friday, as all four Buccaneers who made the trip won their singles matches and the duo of Lyn Yee Choo (Kuching, Malaysia) and Sofia Espana (Mexico City, Mexico) advanced to the semifinals in doubles action.


Men's Golf

Meronk leads Bucs in opening round of Mason Rudolph Championship

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2012) – Freshman Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) led the ETSU men’s golf team in the opening round of the Mason Rudolph Championship on Friday afternoon, as the Buccaneer rookie shot an even-par 71 at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer looks to get back on track at Winthrop

ROCK HILL, S.C. (Sept. 21, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team heads to Rock Hill, S.C. on Saturday, looking to put an end to consecutive losses as it battles Winthrop on Eagle Field at 7 p.m.


Volleyball

Volleyball looks to bounce back Friday night against USC Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2012) – Coming off its conference-opening setback at Mercer earlier in the week, the ETSU volleyball team looks to bounce back into the win column when the Bucs host USC Upstate on Friday night. First serve is set for 7 p.m. inside Brooks Gym.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer begins A-Sun play, hosts Stetson and FGCU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2012) – Having tied the program record for most non-conference wins in the first half of the season, the ETSU women’s soccer team begins conference play as the reigning co-champions of the Atlantic Sun this weekend at Summers-Taylor Stadium against Stetson and FGCU.


Men's Golf

Men’s golf returns to action this weekend at Mason Rudolph Invitational

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2012) – Coming off a fifth-place showing and two individual top-10 finishes at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate last weekend in Chapel Hill, the ETSU men’s golf team looks to improve on its season-opening performance when the Bucs travel to the Nashville area for the Mason Rudolph Invitational, beginning Friday morning at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis heads for USC Upstate Fall Classic

Spartanburg, S.C. (Sept. 20, 2012) – The ETSU women’s tennis team continues fall action this weekend, traveling to the Spartanburg, S.C. to compete in the USC Upstate Fall Classic at the USC Upstate Tennis Complex.


Men's Soccer

Kentucky uses three different goal scorers to defeat ETSU men’s soccer, 3-1

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 19, 2012) – Kentucky broke open a level game with two goals through the final 20 minutes to defeat the ETSU men’s soccer team, 3-1, on Wednesday night at the UK Soccer Complex.


Women's Cross Country

Newcomer Hirko Receives A-Sun Runner of the Week Honor

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 19, 2012) – ETSU freshman Katie Hirko (Oley, Pa.) was named Atlantic Sun Women's Runner of the Week on Wednesday, following her 10th-place finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball drops A-Sun opener at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 18, 2012) – After dropping a tightly contested first set, the ETSU volleyball team couldn’t dig itself out the hole as Mercer swept the Bucs (23-25, 16-25, 17-25) in front of a sellout and raucous crowd Tuesday night inside Hawkins Arena.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf finishes seventh at Cardinal Cup

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2012) – Senior Chloe Garner (Somerset West, South Africa) and junior Lourdes Lopez (Cadiz, Spain) both finished tied for 21st on the individual leaderboard, highlighting the ETSU women’s golf team’s efforts during a seventh place finish following third and final round play Tuesday in the Cardinal Cup hosted by the University of Louisville at the Cardinal Club.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer continues road swing with midweek matchup versus Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team continues its four-game road swing against a second clutter of Wildcats, as it travels to the UK Soccer Complex for its first all-time meeting with Kentucky on Wednesday at 7 p.m.


Men's Soccer

Q & A with Coach Calabrese

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2012) – For the second time this season, ETSU men’s soccer head coach Scott Calabrese has sat down with the media relations staff to answer some questions and update the fans and media on the status of the team.


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf currently seventh at Cardinal Cup

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2012) – ETSU junior transfer Lourdes Lopez (Cadiz, Spain) tied for 26th on the individual leaderboard, helping lead the Buccaneers’ women’s golf team to a seventh-place standing following first and second round play Monday in the Cardinal Cup hosted by the University of Louisville at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville, Ky.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball opens A-Sun play Tuesday night at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 17, 2012) – After having a week off from competition, the ETSU volleyball team returns to the court as the Bucs’ run to an Atlantic Sun Conference title begins Tuesday night at Mercer. The match is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. inside Mercer’s University Center.


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This Week in ETSU Athletics: Sept. 17-23

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2012) – Below are a list of all the ETSU Athletic events taking place for the week of Sept. 17-23.


Men's Golf

Kristjansson, Pugh post top-10 finishes at Tar Heel Intercollegiate

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2012) – The ETSU men’s golf team posted a fifth-place finish, while freshman Gudmundur Kristjansson (Reykjavik, Iceland) and sophomore Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) both finished in the top-10 as the Bucs wrapped up play at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate on Sunday from UNC Finley Golf Course.


Women's Golf

ETSU women's golf to open season Monday at Cardinal Cup

JOHNSON CITY (Sept. 16, 2012) – With the reigning Atlantic Sun Conference individual champion and a bevy of experienced, talented players on its roster, the ETSU women’s golf team will begin the 2012-13 season on Monday in the Cardinal Cup hosted by the University of Louisville at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer clipped by Davidson in 2OT, 2-1

DAVIDSON, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team led Davidson, 1-0, with 10 minutes to play, but surrendered a late goal followed by Peter Paras’ golden goal in double-overtime to fall, 2-1, on Saturday night at Alumni Stadium.


Men's Golf

Pugh, Kristjansson pace Bucs on day one of Tar Heel Intercollegiate

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2012) – Sophomore Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) and freshman Gudmundur Kristjansson (Reykjavik, Iceland) paced the ETSU men’s golf team on Saturday as the Buccaneer tandem are within striking distance of the leader heading into tomorrow’s final round of the Tar Heel Intercollegiate.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Newcomer Hirko earns top-10 finish at Virginia Tech Invite

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 14, 2012) –ETSU women’s cross country finished fourth overall while the men earned a sixth-place finish at the Virginia Tech Invitational Friday evening.


Women's Soccer

Lady Bucs tripped up at Longwood, 2-1

FARMVILLE, Va. (Sept. 14, 2012) – Bridget Bergquist scored with 21 minutes to play in the second half, giving Longwood the lead and eventual victory against the ETSU women’s soccer team, 2-1, on Friday afternoon at the Longwood Athletics Complex.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer looks to keep winning streak alive Saturday night against Davidson

DAVIDSON, N.C. (Sept. 14, 2012) – Winners of its last four games, the ETSU men’s soccer team looks to tie the program record for most consecutive victories when it travels to Alumni Stadium on Saturday for a meeting with the Davidson Wildcats at 7 p.m.


Men's Golf

ETSU men’s golf opens fall season this weekend at Tar Heel Intercollegiate

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Sept. 14, 2012) – The ETSU men’s golf team opens its 2012 fall season this weekend when the Bucs travel Chapel Hill, N.C. to play in the Tar Heel Intercollegiate.


Women's Basketball

Lady Bucs continue with preseason conditioning workouts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2011) – The start of the women’s basketball season is almost upon us, so ETSUBucs.com will take you through preseason workouts with the Lady Bucs.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU cross country set to compete at the Virginia Tech Invite

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Sept. 13, 2010) – ETSU men’s and women’s cross country return to action on Friday for the Virginia Tech Invitational. The women’s 6k race kicks off the invitational at 6 p.m., followed by the men’s 8k race at 6:40 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer readies for rematch with Longwood

FARMVILLE, Va. (Sept. 13, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team will look to secure its best record through eight games in program history on Friday, as it travels to the Athletics Complex in Farmville, Va. to take on Longwood at 2 p.m.


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

Watts announces hiring of Johnston, Goetz as assistant coaches

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2012) – Director of ETSU Track & Field/Cross Country George Watts announced the hiring of two assistant coaches on Thursday, as David “DJ” Johnston and Daniel Goetz have joined the Buccaneer program.


Baseball

Q&A with Coach Skole

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2012) – The ETSU baseball team opened its fall season, and during the upcoming weeks head coach Tony Skole will sit down with the ETSU athletic media relations staff for question-and-answer sessions to let the fans know how the team is doing.


Volleyball

Bucs ace their way past Western Carolina, 3-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2012) – After a rough weekend in Tuscaloosa, the ETSU volleyball team returned home to the friendly confines of Brooks Gym on Tuesday night, and the Bucs bounced back into the win column with a sweep (25-20, 25-14, 25-11) over Western Carolina.


Women's Soccer

ETSU’s Kerns garners TSWA weekly honor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2012) – ETSU’s Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) was named the Women’s Soccer Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association on Tuesday after scoring four goals with two assists in a pair of Lady Bucs victories last week.


Softball

ETSU softball begins fall practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2012) – Preparations for the 2013 ETSU softball season began on Monday as the Lady Bucs opened fall practice at Betty Basler Field.


Volleyball

Volleyball returns home to host Western Carolina Tuesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2012) – Coming off their final preseason tournament of the season over the weekend at Alabama, the ETSU volleyball team returns home Tuesday night to host Western Carolina in a non-conference match. Game time is set for 7 p.m. inside Brooks Gym.


Men's Cross Country

Men’s Cross Country tabbed 13th in USTFCCCA regional rankings

NEW ORLEANS (Sept. 10, 2012) – ETSU men’s cross country were tabbed No. 13 in the South Region of U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) regional rankings which were released on Monday.


Women's Soccer

Kerns among the nation’s leading goal scorers, named A-Sun Player of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 10, 2012) – Junior Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) earned her second Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors of the season on Monday after scoring four goals and totaling 10 points through ETSU’s pair of weekend victories.


Men's Soccer, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Sept. 10-16

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2012) – Below are the ETSU athletic events for the week of Sept. 10-16.


Women's Soccer

Explosive first half powers ETSU past Winthrop, 4-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2012) – A day after receiving its 2011 championship rings, the ETSU women’s soccer team put together a championship-caliber comeback by erasing a 2-0 deficit with four unanswered goals to defeat Winthrop, 4-2, on Sunday afternoon at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Ribeiro’s title run ended in semis, men’s tennis concludes Southern Intercollegiate

ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 9, 2012) – Sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) gutted his way all the way to the Division II semifinals on Sunday at the 45th annual Southern Intercollegiate Championships, but fell in three sets to The Citadel’s David Orces 3-6, 6-0, 6-3.


Women's Tennis

Gerbasi wins singles title to close out UNCW-Landfall Invitational

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 9, 2012) – Freshman Anna Gerbasi (Caracas, Venezuela) earned the ETSU women’s tennis team’s first singles title of the 2012 fall season, defeating Charleston Southern’s Susita Das 7-5, 6-0 in the C flight final on Sunday at the UNCW-Landfall Invitational.


Men's Soccer

Calzadilla nets game-winning penalty, ETSU outduels Radford in 2OT, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2012) – Junior transfer Luis Calzadilla (Caracas, Venezuela) played hero for the ETSU men’s soccer team, scoring his first two goals as a Buccaneer, including a game-winning penalty kick, as ETSU came back to defeat Radford, 2-1.


Volleyball

Bucs suffer pair of setbacks on day two of Bama Bash

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Sept. 8, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team wrapped up the Hampton Inn Bama Bash with a pair of setbacks on Saturday evening as the Bucs fell to Lamar, 3-1 (23-25, 16-25, 25-10, 15-25), while being swept by the Crimson Tide (25-18, 25-20, 25-15) inside Foster Auditorium.


Men's Tennis

Ribeiro through to Division II quarterfinals at Southern Intercollegiate

ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 8, 2012) – Sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) highlighted play for the ETSU men’s tennis team once again on day two of the Southern Intercollegiate Championships, winning his third and fourth round matches and earning a spot in Sunday’s Division II quarterfinals.


Women's Tennis

Kolovou, McShane win doubles title, Gerbasi set for singles championship at UNCW-Landfall Invitational

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 8, 2012) – Senior Antonia Kolovou (Larisa, Greece) and junior Larn McShane (Hobart Tasmania, Australia) took home the ETSU women’s tennis team’s first title of the fall season, while freshman Anna Gerbasi (Caracas, Venezuela) earned a spot in Sunday's singles final.


Women's Soccer

Kerns’ hat-trick propels Lady Bucs past Western Carolina, 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2012) – Junior Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) continued to light up the scoreboard, netting her first collegiate hat-trick as the ETSU women’s soccer team defeated Western Carolina, 3-2, on Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Tennis

Ribeiro survives day one of Southern Intercollegiate

ATHENS, Ga. (Sept. 7, 2012) – The ETSU men’s tennis team opened up the fall season on Friday, competing in the 45th annual Southern Intercollegiate Championships at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, with sophomore Rogerio Ribeiro (Sao Paulo, Brazil) advancing into third round of the Division II singles draw.


Women's Tennis

Kolovou, McShane advance to doubles final after first day of UNCW-Landfall Invitational

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 7, 2012) – ETSU women’s tennis senior Antonia Kolovou (Larisa, Greece) and junior Larn McShane (Hobart Tasmania, Australia) won two doubles matches on Friday at the UNCW-Landfall Invitational, earning a spot in Saturday’s B Flight Final.


Baseball

ETSU baseball opens fall practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2012) – Preparations for the 2013 ETSU baseball season got underway on Thursday as the Bucs opened fall practice at Thomas Stadium.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball taken down in straight sets by Austin Peay

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Sept. 7, 2012) – For only the second time this season, the ETSU volleyball team was taken down in straight sets as Austin Peay swept the Blue and Gold (9-25, 10-25, 24-26) on Friday afternoon at the Hampton Inn Bama Bash inside Foster Auditorium.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer goes for fourth straight victory, brings in Radford Saturday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2012) – Riding the momentum of last Sunday’s double-overtime win over 17th-ranked UAB, the ETSU men’s soccer team returns to Summers-Taylor Stadium in search of its fourth straight win when it takes on Radford on Saturday at 7 p.m.


Men's Soccer

Q & A with Coach Calabrese

During the season, ETSU men's soccer head coach Scott Calabrese has agreed to sit down with the media relations staff to answer some questions about the team.


Volleyball

Bucs hold on for five-set win over Alabama State

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Sept. 7, 2012) – Despite a convincing win in the first set, the ETSU volleyball team had its hands full with a scrappy Alabama State club, as the Bucs held on for a five-set win (25-15, 24-26, 25-19, 22-25, 15-11) over the Hornets in the first game of the Hampton Inn Bama Bash on Friday morning inside Foster Auditorium.


Volleyball

Q & A with Coach Devine

During the season, ETSU head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine has agreed to sit down with the media relations staff to answer some questions about the team.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer wraps up home portion of non-conference schedule with Western Carolina and Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 6, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team will conclude the home portion of its non-conference schedule this weekend, as it hosts Western Carolina and Winthrop at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

ETSU tennis serves up fall season

ATHENS, Ga. and WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams begin the fall season on Friday, as the men’s side heads to Athens, Ga. for the Southern Intercollegiate and the women’s squad travels to Wilmington, N.C. for the UNCW/Landfall Fall Tennis Invitational.


Volleyball

Volleyball heads to Tuscaloosa for Hampton Inn Bama Bash

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (Sept. 6, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team wraps up tournament play this weekend when the Bucs head to Tuscaloosa for the Hampton Inn Bama Bash, beginning Friday morning inside Foster Auditorium.


Men's Soccer

Geno named to Soccer America Men’s Team of the Week

WILTON, Conn. (Sept. 6, 2012) – On the heels of his three-goal week, ETSU men’s soccer junior David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) made headlines once again as one of 11 members to Soccer America’s Men’s Team of the Week.


Men's Soccer

Geno named TSWA award winner

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2012) – Junior David Geno earned Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association.


Men's Golf

Pugh Listed in Golf World’s “Top 50 Players to Watch” in 2012-13

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2012) – Fresh off his European Amateur Championship title last month at the Carton House Golf Club, sophomore Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) was recognized as one of the “Top 50 Male Players to Watch,” according to Golf World.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer enters NSCAA South Region Poll at No. 6

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 4, 2012) – The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) released its regional polls on Tuesday, ranking the ETSU men’s soccer team No. 6 in the South Region.


Men's Soccer

Bucs sweep A-Sun honors, Geno named to College Soccer News National Team of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 4, 2012) – Following their outstanding performances through the ETSU men’s soccer team’s undefeated 3-0-0 week, junior David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) and redshirt junior Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) earned multiple weekly recognitions.


Volleyball

Devine reaches milestone in four-set win over Marshall

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2012) – The 2012 home opener was a memorable one for junior outside hitter Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) and the ETSU volleyball team.


Men's Soccer, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Tennis, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Sept. 3-9

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 3, 2012) – Below are the ETSU athletic events for the week of September 3-9.


Men's Soccer

Geno nets golden goal, men’s soccer takes down No. 17 UAB in double overtime, 1-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team continued its recent success against ranked opponents, taking down No. 17 UAB, 1-0, courtesy of junior David Geno’s (Kingsport, Tenn.) golden goal with 2:04 remaining on Sunday afternoon at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer suffers first loss, upended by MTSU, 7-1

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team was dealt its first loss of the 2012 season on Sunday afternoon at the Dean A. Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium, falling to MTSU, 7-1.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball hosts Marshall Monday night in home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2012) – Fresh off a successful season-opening eight-game road swing, the ETSU volleyball team returns home for the first time in 2012 when the Bucs host Marshall on Monday night inside Brooks Gym. The match is scheduled to start at 7 p.m., while a pregame cookout will take place outside Brooks Gym beginning at 5:45 p.m.


Volleyball

Bucs finish second at Clemson Classic

CLEMSON, S.C. (Sept. 1, 2012) – After rallying past Charlotte in four sets (18-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-22) to start the day, the ETSU volleyball team set up a championship showdown with Clemson. Unfortunately, after keeping things tight in the first two sets, the Blue and Gold were swept by the Tigers (22-25, 20-25, 11-25)...


Men's Soccer

ETSU hosts first ranked opponent of the year, battles No. 17 UAB

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2012) – With a schedule that currently features three teams inside the NSCAA/Continental Tires top-25, the ETSU men’s soccer team battles its first ranked opponent of the year as No. 17 UAB heads to Summers-Taylor Stadium for a Sunday afternoon contest at 1 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer heads to Murfreesboro for a Sunday afternoon meeting with MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2012) – Having a full week off the game field since its win over Radford, the ETSU women’s soccer team gets back to action and looks to improve to 5-0 on Sunday when it travels to the Dean A. Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium to take on MTSU at 2 p.m. EDT.


Volleyball

Volleyball to hold pregame tailgate Monday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2012) – Prior to ETSU’s volleyball home opener versus Marshall on Monday night, the Buccaneers will hold a pregame tailgate starting at 5:45 p.m. outside Brooks Gym.


Men's Soccer

Wilson breaks through late, ETSU grinds out, 1-0, shutout over Presbyterian

CLINTON, S.C. (Aug. 31, 2012) – Redshirt freshman Emmanuel Wilson (Memphis, Tenn.) scored his first career goal with 4:47 remaining on Friday night against Presbyterian, leading the ETSU men’s soccer team to a, 1-0, win on Edens Field at Martin Stadium.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Clark leads the way in season opener at Covered Bridge Open

BOONE, N.C. (Aug. 31, 2012) – TThe ETSU cross country teams opened the 2012 season with a strong showing Friday evening at the Covered Bridge Open, hosted by Appalachian State.


Volleyball

Bucs keep rolling, cruise past Chattanooga, 3-0

CLEMSON, S.C. (Aug. 31, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team started off the Clemson Classic in fine fashion as the Bucs swept their way past Chattanooga (25-10, 25-18, 25-21) in the opening match of the tournament on Friday afternoon inside Jervey Gymnasium.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Cross Country opens season Friday in Boone

BOONE, N.C. (Aug. 31, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams open the 2012 campaign on Friday when the Bucs compete in the Covered Bridge Open in Boone, N.C.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball wraps up road swing with trip to Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (Aug. 30, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team wraps up its season-opening eight-game road swing this weekend as the Bucs return to the Palmetto State for the Clemson Classic. ETSU opens play on Friday at 4 p.m. with in-state rival Chattanooga, while wrapping up the tournament with matches against Charlotte (12:30 p.m.) and Clemson (4 p.m.) on Saturday inside Jervey Gymnasium.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer heads to Presbyterian for early-season rematch

CLINTON, S.C. (Aug. 30, 2012) – With the first win of the 2012 season under its belt, the ETSU men's soccer team concludes the August schedule on Friday when it heads to Edins Field at Martin Stadium for another early-season matchup against Presbyterian at 7 p.m.


General News

Help ETSU celebrate College Colors Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is asking all members of the ETSU community to participate in College Colors Day on Friday, August 31, inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, General News

Basketball Season Ticket Renewal Deadline Quickly Approaching

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2012) – The East Tennessee State University athletic ticket office would like to remind basketball season ticket holders the deadline for renewing season tickets for the 2012-13 season is quickly approaching.


Men's Soccer

Geno scores twice, men’s soccer buries UNCG, 3-1, in home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 28, 2012) – Junior David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) scored two first-half goals to lead the ETSU men’s soccer team to a, 3-1, victory over UNC Greensboro on Tuesday night in the home opener at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Volleyball

Bucs spoil Presbyterian’s home opener, 3-0

CLINTON, S.C. (Aug. 28, 2012) – Last season the ETSU volleyball team won the first two sets before falling to Presbyterian, but on Tuesday night the Bucs got revenge by sweeping their way past the Blue Hose, 3-0 (27-25, 25-19, 28-26), inside the Templeton Center.


Volleyball

Live video available for ETSU volleyball match at Presbyterian

CLINTON, S.C. (Aug. 28, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball match at Presbyterian will be video streamed live on BigSouthSports.com Tuesday night inside the Templeton Center.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer welcomes in UNC Greensboro for home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team plays its home opener on Tuesday, as it welcomes UNC Greensboro to Summers-Taylor Stadium at 7 p.m.


Volleyball

Bucs continue road swing Tuesday night at Presbyterian

CLINTON, S.C. (Aug. 27, 2012) – Coming off a successful opening weekend at the Gamecock Invitational, the ETSU volleyball team continues its road swing when the Bucs take on Presbyterian on Tuesday night at the Templeton Center. The match is set to begin at 6 p.m.


Volleyball

Devine Receives A-Sun Player of the Week Honor

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 27, 2012) – After recording three straight double-doubles to start the season and guiding the ETSU volleyball team to a 3-1 start over the weekend, junior outside hitter Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) was recognized for her efforts as the Atlantic Sun Conference named her Player of the Week on Monday.


Women's Soccer

Three-goal weekend earns Kerns A-Sun Player of the Week honors

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 27, 2012) – Scoring three goals through the ETSU women’s soccer team’s weekend sweep at Summers-Taylor Stadium, junior forward Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) was named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday.


Men's Soccer, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2012) – Below are the ETSU athletic events for the week of August 20-26.


Women's Soccer

Kerns, women’s soccer keep rolling, blank Radford, 1-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 26, 2012) – Junior Ramey Kerns (Kings Mountain, N.C.) scored her fourth goal of the season in the 27th minute on Sunday afternoon against Radford, which proved to be enough as the ETSU women’s soccer team shutout the Highlanders, 1-0, at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Volleyball

Devine, Hardy Receive Gamecock Invitational All-Tournament Team Honors

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 26, 2012) – Junior outside hitter Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) and sophomore middle blocker Meredith Hardy (Kingsport, Tenn.) helped guide the ETSU volleyball team to three wins at the season opening Gamecock Invitational, and at the conclusion of play late Saturday night the Buccaneer tandem were selected to the all-tournament team.


Volleyball

ETSU splits on final day of Gamecock Invitational

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 25, 2012) – Following a grueling four-set win (27-25, 23-25, 25-13, 29-27) over Akron in their opening match on Saturday, the Buccaneer volleyball team couldn’t cap off another sweep as ETSU saw its rally fall short to host South Carolina, 3-2 (19-25, 14-25, 25-22, 26-24, 9-15) in the final match of the Gamecock Invitational on Saturday afternoon.


Volleyball

Video available for ETSU volleyball match vs. South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 25, 2012) – Live video of ETSU’s volleyball match at South Carolina will be offered on Saturday afternoon, courtesy of the Gamecocks’ athletic media relations department.


Women's Soccer

Kerns’ first half, Stone’s golden goal lead Lady Bucs to, 3-2, overtime win against Presbyterian

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 24, 2012) – The late-game dramatics of the ETSU women’s soccer team were on display again Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium, as the Lady Bucs defeated Presbyterian, 3-2, in overtime courtesy of a golden goal by redshirt sophomore Andie Stone (Austin, Texas).


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer drops season opener to Appalachian State, 1-0

BOONE, N.C. (Aug. 24, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team began the 2012 season against Appalachian State on Friday night at Appalachian Soccer Stadium, but was held goalless in a, 1-0, defeat to the Mountaineers.


Volleyball

Bucs topple Temple to open day one of Gamecock Invitational with a perfect mark

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 24, 2012) – Earlier on Friday the ETSU volleyball team rallied its way to a five-set win over UNC Asheville. The Bucs didn’t need as long to dispose of Temple later in the day as ETSU swept the Owls, 3-0...


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball rallies past Asheville in season opener

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 24, 2012) – After dropping the first two sets in its season-opening match versus UNC Asheville, the ETSU volleyball team showed its never-give-up character as the Bucs rallied for a thrilling five-set win over the Bulldogs (17-25, 14-25, 25-17, 25-21, 15-10) on Friday morning at the Gamecock Invitational.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf adds Chin, Lourdes for 2012-13

JOHNSON CITY (Aug. 24, 2012) – ETSU head coach Stefanie Shelton announced Friday that the Buccaneers will be welcoming two new players to the women’s golf program for the 2012-13 season.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer to kickoff home season with weekend slate against Presbyterian and Radford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2012) – Off to a 2-0 start, the ETSU women’s soccer team plays its home openers this weekend when it welcomes Presbyterian and Radford to Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball opens 2012 season this weekend in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 23, 2012) – The ETSU volleyball team opens its 2012 season this weekend as the Bucs head to the University of South Carolina for the Gamecock Invitational, which begins Friday morning inside South Carolina’s Volleyball Competition Facility.


Men's Soccer

Calabrese leads men’s soccer into Boone for season opener

BOONE, N.C. (Aug. 23, 2012) – With 16 days of preseason training and two exhibition games behind it, the ETSU men’s soccer team is set to kickoff the 2012 season as the Buccaneers will travel to Appalachian Soccer Stadium in Boone, N.C. on Friday to take on Appalachian State at 7 p.m.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Softball, Women's Basketball, Volleyball, General News

ETSU Athletics Partners with Stat Broadcast for 2012-13 Season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday it has partnered with Stat Broadcast to run live stats for Buccaneer sporting events this upcoming 2012-13 season.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops release 2012-13 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22 2012) – Once again another difficult non-conference schedule is slated to help prepare ETSU women’s basketball for league play, including 11 home games as head coach Karen Kemp released the 2012-13 Lady Bucs schedule on Wednesday morning.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Jalovy named Fan's Choice Preseason Runner of the Year

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 22, 2012) – ETSU men’s cross country were tabbed fourth in the Atlantic Sun preseason poll by the league coaches, while the women’s picked eighth; but Filip Jalovy (Modrice, Czech Republic) claimed the Fan’s Choice Preseason Runner of the Year honor voted by the fans on Facebook, released by the league office on Wednesday.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball announce schedule changes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 21, 2012) – East Tennessee State University head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine announced schedule changes to the 2012 slate on Tuesday.


Women's Soccer

Campbell collects first A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 20, 2012) – Freshman goalkeeper Sierra Campbell (Thompson's Station, Tenn.) helped guide the ETSU women’s soccer team to a pair of season-opening wins over the weekend, and the Lady Buccaneer rookie was rewarded for her efforts as the Atlantic Sun Conference named her Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Volleyball, General News

This Week in ETSU Athletics: August 20-26

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2012) – Below are the ETSU athletic events for the week of August 20-26.


Women's Soccer

Thomas knocks in golden goal to lift ETSU over UNC Asheville in 2OT, 2-1

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 19, 2012) – Senior Morgan Thomas (Maryville, Tenn.) scored with 2:17 remaining in double overtime, as the ETSU women’s soccer team finished opening weekend undefeated by taking down UNC Asheville, 2-1, on Sunday afternoon at Greenwood Field.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer closes preseason shutting out College of Charleston, 2-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team closed out the preseason by defeating the College of Charleston, 2-0, on Saturday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer looks for opening weekend sweep in Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 18, 2012) – After opening the season with a, 2-0, shutout of Tennessee Tech, the ETSU women’s soccer team goes for the opening weekend sweep when it travels to Greenwood Field on Sunday to take on UNC Asheville at 1 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Clutch performances lead ETSU by Tennessee Tech, 2-0, in season opener

COOKEVILLE, Tenn, Tenn. (Aug. 17, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team opened up the 2012 season with a, 2-0, win over Tennessee Tech on Friday afternoon at Tech Soccer Field.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer set for second year under Sayers with season opener against Tennessee Tech

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2012) – For the first time in the 15-year history of women’s soccer at ETSU, the Lady Bucs will open the new season as defending regular season champions when they take on Tennessee Tech on Friday at Tech Soccer Field starting at 4 p.m.


Men's Cross Country

Vote Filip Jalovy for A-Sun Preseason Runner ot the Year

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 16, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its fan voting polls for the preseason cross country awards, and sophomore ETSU cross country standout Filip Jalovy (Modrice, Czech Republic) was one of the nominees for Men’s Runner of the Year.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Volleyball

ETSU holds Fall Media Day Luncheon at Mellow Mushroom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2012) – With the start of the fall sports season on the horizon, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held Media Day for men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball on Thursday, as members of the media met with the head coaches and players of the programs at Mellow Mushroom in Johnson City.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Coach Watts Announces 2012 Cross Country Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 15, 2012) – With preseason training set to begin next week for the ETSU Cross Country teams, head coach George Watts released the Buccaneers’ 2012 schedule Wednesday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

Milligan uses second half to slide past ETSU in exhibition, 2-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 14, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team opened up the 2012 preseason against Milligan on Tuesday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium, conceding two second half goals and falling by a score of 2-1.


Women's Soccer

ETSU concludes preseason with 1-1 draw against Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 12, 2012) – The ETSU women’s soccer team concluded the 2012 preseason with a 1-1 draw against Appalachian State on Sunday evening at the Summers-Taylor Soccer Complex.


Men's Golf

Pugh charges back to capture European Amateur Championship

Rhys Pugh, the 18 year old East Tennessee State University student from Wales has captured the Chartis Europe sponsored European Amateur Championship at Carton House Golf Club.


Volleyball

Devine named A-Sun Preseason Player of the Year; Bucs picked third

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 10, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference continued releasing its preseason awards on Friday as the league office announced their volleyball honors. Junior outside hitter Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) was named Preseason Player of the Year by the coaches, while ETSU was picked to finish third.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer picked as favorite heading into 2012 season

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 9, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its 2012 Preseason Awards for men’s soccer on Thursday, tabbing ETSU as the favorite to win both the regular season and conference tournament by receiving six of the nine first-place votes.


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

Watts named Director of ETSU Track & Field/Cross Country

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday the hiring of George Watts as the Director of ETSU Track & Field/Cross Country.


Men's Soccer

Men’s soccer puts 2012 season in motion

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2012) – The ETSU men’s soccer team unlocked the gates to Summers-Taylor Stadium and hit the practice field on Wednesday evening to begin the 2012 season.


Volleyball

Volleyball opens practice for 2012 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2012) – With the start of the 2012 ETSU volleyball season set to begin in less than three weeks, the Buccaneers opened preseason camp with their first team practice on Wednesday morning inside Brooks Gym.


Volleyball

Vote Megan Devine and ETSU for A-Sun Preseason Awards

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 8, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its fan voting polls for the preseason volleyball awards, and junior ETSU volleyball standout Megan Devine (Kingsport, Tenn.) was one of the nominees for Player of the Year.


Women's Soccer

Parsons earns A-Sun Preseason All-Conference honors

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 8, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its 2012 women’s soccer Preseason All-Conference awards on Wednesday afternoon, with sophomore defender Ellis Parsons (Cardiff, Wales) selected as one of eleven members of the All-Atlantic Sun Team.


Women's Soccer

Wynne scores late to boost women’s soccer past VMI in exhibition, 1-0

LEXINGTON, Va. (Aug. 7, 2012) – Newcomer Megan Wynne (St. Albans, England) made scored in the final minutes of play to shoot the ETSU women’s soccer team past VMI, 1-0, on Tuesday night in the Lady Bucs’ first exhibition of the 2012 season.


Men's Soccer

Vote ETSU men’s soccer for A-Sun Preseason Awards

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 7, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference is continuing to run a fan vote for some of its fall preseason awards, with ETSU men’s soccer juniors David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) nominees for the Preseason Player of the Year.


Women's Soccer

Vote Ellis Parsons and ETSU for A-Sun Preseason Awards

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 6, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference is running a fan vote for its 2012 Preseason Women’s Soccer Awards, with sophomore Ellis Parsons (Cardiff, Wales) a nominee for A-Sun Preseason Player of the Year.


General News

A-Sun.TV now provided as a Free Service

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 2, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference’s online video distribution service, ASun.TV, has moved from a subscription model to a free one effective fall 2012.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer begins 2012 season with first practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 2, 2012) – Fresh off a 2011 season in which it won its first Atlantic Sun Championship, the ETSU women’s soccer team reported to Summers-Taylor Stadium on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. for its first official day of practice.


Softball

Irwin names Roark as new assistant coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 2, 2012) – Head East Tennessee State University softball coach Brad Irwin announced Thursday afternoon that former Virginia Tech pitcher, Kenzie Roark, will join his staff this fall as ETSU’s pitching coach.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Men’s and women’s soccer season tickets on sale now

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 25, 2012) – Season tickets to watch the 2012 ETSU men’s and women’s soccer teams are on sale at the ETSU athletics ticket office.


Men's Golf

ETSU Men’s Golf Receives GCAA Team Academic Honor

NORMAN, Okla. (Aug. 1, 2012) – The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) released their 2012 Team All-Academic awards on Wednesday, and the ETSU men’s golf team received the accolade after registering a cumulative grade point average above a 3.0 this past academic year.


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

Dinner celebration to be held in honor of Coach Walker

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will be holding a celebration dinner for legendary Buccaneer cross country/track and field head coach Dave Walker on Friday, Aug. 10 inside the Millennium Centre.


Women's Track & Field

Women’s track named USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

NEW ORLEANS (July 31, 2012) – The ETSU women’s track and field team earned academic distinction from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), being named a 2011-12 Division I All-Academic Track and Field Team.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men’s and women’s tennis named ITA All-Academic Teams

SKILLMAN, N.J. (July 30, 2012) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams continued to excel both on the courts and in the classroom throughout the 2011-12 season, as both were named ITA All-Academic Teams along with five members from each squad earning Scholar Athlete honors.


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

Finucane elected to Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (July 27, 2012) – The Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame proudly announced their Class of 2012 on Friday, with former ETSU standout Mark Finucane elected as one of four inductees.


General News

Bucky advances to semifinals of A-Sun “Most Valuable Mascot Challenge”

MACON, Ga. (July 27, 2012) – Due to the strong support of fan voting on Facebook, Bucky was able to compile enough votes to propel the Buccaneers into the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun “Most Valuable Mascot Challenge.”


Men's Basketball

Bucs to face No. 17 Arizona in Diamond Head Classic

HONOLULU (July 26, 2012) – The first-round matchups of the 2012 Diamond Head Classic were released on Thursday and the ETSU Buccaneers will face No. 17 Arizona in the first round of the tournament on Saturday, Dec. 22. Game times will be announced at a later date, but all first-round games will be televised live on ESPNU.


Men's Golf

Enoch named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar

NORMAN, Okla. (July 26, 2012) – Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for Divisions I, II and the NAIA have been announced by the GCAA, and for the second time in his collegiate career ETSU men’s golfer Rhys Enoch (Cornwall, England) received the prestigious academic honor.


Volleyball

ETSU Volleyball receives AVCA academic honor

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 24, 2012) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its team academic awards for the 2011-12 season, and ETSU was one of a record-setting 533 schools to receive the prestigious honor.


Women's Soccer

Women’s soccer rounds out 2012 class with signing of Hannah Short

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 23, 2012) – ETSU women’s soccer head coach Adam Sayers announced the final signee of his recruiting class for the 2012 season on Monday, as Hannah Short (Bristol, England) has signed her NLI to play for the Lady Bucs.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball, General News

Vote Bucky for Atlantic Sun’s Top Mascot

MACON, Ga. (July 19, 2012) – With the start of the 2012-13 athletic season right around the corner, the Atlantic Sun Conference is having a challenge to see which school has the top mascot.


Men's Basketball

Giplaye, Barrueta sign with Bucs as Bartow wraps up class

JOHNSON CITY (July 16, 2012) – ETSU men’s basketball head coach Murry Bartow announced Monday that the Buccaneers have completed their 2012-13 recruiting class.


Volleyball

Coach Devine's Blog from the European Global Challenge

During her time coaching the USA Girls’ Youth National Team in the European Global Challenge, head ETSU volleyball coach Lindsey Devine will be blogging about her experience on the trip.


Men's Basketball, ETSU News

ETSU men release 2012-13 basketball schedule

JOHNSON CITY (July 7, 2012) – A visit from 2011 Final Four participant VCU, road games at major programs such as North Carolina, Ole Miss, Georgia and Virginia Tech, and a Christmas visit to the Hawaiian Islands highlight the 2012-13 ETSU men’s basketball schedule released Saturday by head coach Murry Bartow.


Men's Golf

Hulbert named Ryder Cup assistant

BETHESDA, Md. – U.S.Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III turned to two old friends to start filling out his coaching staff.


Men's Golf

Power captures eGolf Tour Spring Creek Classic

GORDONSVILLE, Va. (June 25, 2012) - Seamus Power (Waterford, Ireland) posted rounds of 67-64-66--197 to post a 16-under total en route to capturing his second win of the 2012 season, as well as the event's $15,000 first-place prize.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball releases 2012 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 21, 2012) – ETSU 10th year head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine announced the 2012 schedule on Thursday. The Bucs will play 33 total matches including 13 at home, 18 Atlantic Sun matches and three preseason tournaments.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men’s hoops to play in Diamond Head Classic

JOHNSON CITY (May 15, 2012) – The ETSU men’s basketball team will be part of the field for the 2012 Diamond Head Classic, marking the third time in the past nine years that the Buccaneers have made an appearance in a tournament hosted on Hawaii’s island of Oahu.