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Excellence Realized: Looking back on a year to remember

ETSU athletics enjoyed a banner year of success over the last 365 days. Take a look back at this memorable year in "Excellence Realized," a story told though Adobe Spark.


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Fifty Buccaneer student-athletes earn SoCon All-Academic honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 26, 2017) – ETSU had 50 student-athletes earn academic honors for the spring semester as the Southern Conference announced its all-academic awards on Monday.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Stiegwardt named new ETSU Director of Tennis

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 22, 2017) – ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander announced Thursday that former Auburn and LSU assistant coach Martin Stiegwardt has been named the new Director of Tennis and Men’s Tennis head coach for the Buccaneers.


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ETSU men earn second-straight Commissioner’s Cup

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 30, 2017) – With the completion of the spring seasons of league competition, the ETSU men’s programs were awarded its second-straight Southern Conference Commissioner’s Cup, which is the all-sport trophy that is presented to the conference’s best all-around men’s program.


Women's Tennis

Markesini falls in three sets at NCAA Singles Championship

ATHENS, Ga. (May 24, 2017) – Despite claiming the first set, junior Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) was unable hold off South Carolina’s Mia Horvit in the first round of the NCAA Singles Championship as Markesini fell in three sets, 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 on Wednesday afternoon at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Biosca, Markesini prep for first round NCAA Tournament matchups

ATHENS, Ga. (May 23, 2017) – The first round of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Singles Championship begins on Wednesday, May 24 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga. as ETSU men’s tennis senior David Biosca (Sant Fruitos De Bage, Spain) and women’s tennis junior Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) prepare for their first round matchups.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Markesini, Biosca selected to NCAA Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 4, 2017) – Junior Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) and senior David Biosca (Sant Fruitos de Bage, Spain) were selected by the NCAA committee to compete in the NCAA Championship as individuals. The singles competition will be conducted May 24-29 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga. at the conclusion of the team championship.


Women's Tennis

Bucs out-dueled by No. 1 Furman in SoCon Championships

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 23, 2017) – After racing through the first two rounds of the Southern Conference Tournament in Spartanburg and Greenville, S.C., the ETSU women’s tennis team saw its run come to an end as the Bucs were out-dueled by No. 1 Furman 4-2 inside the Mickel Tennis Center.


Women's Tennis

ETSU advances to SoCon championship with 4-0 win

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 22, 2017) – After a dominating 4-0 win over Wofford in the first round, the ETSU women’s tennis team carried that momentum into the Southern Conference semifinals with a 4-0 victory over No. 3 Mercer on Saturday morning in Greenville, S.C.


Women's Tennis

Bucs down Terriers 4-0 in SoCon quarterfinals

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 21, 2017) – Entering the Southern Conference Tournament winner’s of nine of the last ten matches, the ETSU women’s tennis team extended that stretch as the Bucs downed Wofford 4-0 in the quarterfinal round on Friday afternoon in Spartanburg, S.C.


Women's Tennis

ETSU readies for conference tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2017) – After concluding the regular season 12-5 overall and 6-1 in the Southern Conference, the No. 2 ETSU women’s tennis team will travel to the SoCon Tournament as the Bucs will face off with No. 7 Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. on Friday, April 21 at the Reeves Tennis Center at 1 p.m.


Women's Tennis

Guinart, Markesini headline postseason SoCon awards

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 19, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team claimed five postseason Southern Conference accolades with Marina Guinart (Castellar Del Valles, Spain) and Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) earning First Team singles and doubles honors while Alory Pereira (Sao Paulo, Brazil) was named Second Team for singles and Yi Chi Ma (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) was honored with All-Freshman honors, which was announced by the league offices on Wednesday.


Women's Tennis

Markesini named SoCon player of the week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 18, 2017) – The Southern Conference named junior Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) player of the week as she guided the ETSU women’s tennis team to a 2-0 record last week against Western Kentucky and UNCG.


Women's Tennis

Bucs fend off Spartans 4-3 in regular season finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2017) – After fending off UNCG on Saturday 4-3 in Johnson City, the ETSU women’s tennis team claimed the No. 2 seed in the Southern Conference Tournament that begins April 21 in Spartanburg, S.C.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis runs past Western Kentucky 4-1

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (April 13, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team ended its non-conference schedule on a high note as the Bucs ran past Western Kentucky 4-1 at the WKU Tennis Complex in Bowling Green, Ky. on Thursday.


Women's Tennis

ETSU concludes regular season with WKU and UNCG

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2017) – After splitting two road contests last weekend, the ETSU women’s tennis team will conclude its regular season this weekend at Western Kentucky and at home against UNCG.


Women's Tennis

Bucs nipped at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 8, 2017) – With the No. 1 seed in the Southern Conference Tournament on the line, the ETSU women’s team traveled to Greenville, S.C. where the Bucs fell 5-2 in a battle with Furman at the Mickel Tennis Central on Saturday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

ETSU moves into tie for first with 6-1 win at Wofford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 6, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team defeated Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. on Thursday, which put the Bucs into a tie for first place in the Southern Conference with Furman prior to the Bucs and Paladins squaring off on Saturday in Greenville, S.C.


Women's Tennis

ETSU travels to Wofford and Furman for crucial SoCon matches

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2017) – Sporting a six-game winning streak, the ETSU women’s tennis team will put its success on the line as the Bucs travel to Wofford and Furman for a pair of important Southern Conference road matches. ETSU will play Wofford on Thursday, April 6 at 1 p.m. followed by Furman on Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m.


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ETSU Athletics announces “Legacy Day” planned for April 11th

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2017) – On Tuesday, April 11th, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will launch a special day of giving in support of Buccaneer student-athletes.


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“Big Buccaneer Bash” Auction set for Saturday, April 8th

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 4, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host its annual “BIG Buccaneer Bash” Excellence Fund Auction in support of the program’s student-athletes this Saturday evening, April 8th at the ETSU/Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center.


Women's Tennis

Bucs out-duel Bears in back-and-forth match

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2017) – In a back-and-forth match, the ETSU women’s tennis team held on to win 4-3 as the Bucs fended off Mercer at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex on Saturday.


Women's Tennis

ETSU continues conference play with Mercer on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2017) – Carrying a five-game win streak, the ETSU women’s tennis hosts Mercer in a Southern Conference matchup on Saturday at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex on Saturday, April 1. First serve is set for 10:30 a.m.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis sweeps Samford to win fifth straight

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (March 25, 2017) – For the second match in a row, the ETSU women’s team swept their opposition as the Bucs defeated Samford on Saturday 7-0 to claim their fifth straight win and to remain undefeated in the Southern Conference.


Women's Tennis

Bucs look to continue winning ways at Samford on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 24, 2017) – Carrying a four game winning streak, the ETSU women’s tennis team looks to extend that stretch as the Bucs travel to Samford on Saturday to take on the Bulldogs at noon, eastern.


Women's Tennis

Guinart tabbed SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 21, 2017) – After leading the ETSU women’s tennis team to a 2-0 start in Southern Conference play, sophomore Marina Guinart (Castellar Del Valles, Spain) was tabbed SoCon player of the week after going 3-0 against Chattanooga and Western Carolina in doubles and singles play last week.


Women's Tennis

ETSU rolls past Western Carolina 7-0 to extend win streak

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 19, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team continued its dominance on Sunday as the Bucs rolled past Western Carolina in Cullowhee, N.C. 7-0 to advance their win streak to four matches.


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis upends Chattanooga in SoCon opener 4-2

BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 17, 2017) – In a shortened match due to time constrictions at the Bristol Racquet Club, the ETSU women’s tennis team defeated Tennessee-Chattanooga 4-2 for its first Southern Conference win of the season on Friday.


Women's Tennis

Bucs begin conference play with Chattanooga and Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team begins its Southern Conference play as the Bucs will host Tennessee-Chattanooga on Friday at 1 p.m. and then travel to Cullowhee, N.C. to face Western Carolina on Sunday at 1 p.m.


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ETSU athletics announces “Embrace Excellence Initiatives”

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2017) – During a gathering inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center Thursday afternoon, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics unveiled innovative fund-raising initiatives aimed at improving facilities and developing new resources that will provide opportunities for student-athletes throughout the Buccaneers program.


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

MONTH OF THE BUCS!

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 9, 2017) – It was a month of total domination by ETSU Athletics.


Women's Tennis

Pereira tabbed SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 8, 2017) – After leading the Bucs to an undefeated road trip, junior Alory Pereira (Sao Paulo, Brazil) was named Southern Conference player of the week as she led the ETSU women’s tennis team to 2-0 week at Georgia State and Savannah State.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis cruises past Savannah State 7-0

SAVANNAH, Ga. (March 5, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team concluded its longest non-conference road swing with a dominating 7-0 win over Savannah State on Sunday in Savannah, Ga.


Women's Tennis

Bucs pick up 4-3 road win at Georgia State

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 3, 2017) – In the second game of a three-game road swing, the ETSU women’s tennis team picked up a big road win versus Georgia State as the Bucs earned a 4-3 victory in Atlanta, Ga. on Friday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

ETSU continues road swing with weekend trip to Peach State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2017) – In the midst of its longest non-conference road trip of the season, the ETSU women’s tennis team will conclude that stretch this weekend with a pair of matches at Georgia State and Savannah State.


Women's Tennis

Comeback falls short as Bucs slip 4-3 to No. 56 Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team nearly completed the comeback against No. 56 Winthrop Friday afternoon but losing in the doubles competition proved pivotal as the Bucs slipped on the road, 4-3, in Rock Hill, S.C.


Women's Tennis

Bucs start three game road trip with Winthrop on Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2017) – In the longest non-conference road swing of the season, the ETSU women’s tennis team starts the trek with a trip to Winthrop on Feb. 24 with a 2 p.m. start.


Women's Tennis

ETSU sweeps Murray State 4-0 to remain perfect at home

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team started hot and completed the 4-0 sweep over visiting Murray State on Sunday afternoon at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis looks to get back in win column at home on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team returns to Johnson City on Sunday as the Bucs welcome Murray State as ETSU looks to end its two game losing streak at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex.


Women's Tennis

Guinart maintains singles win streak; ETSU falls 5-2 to North Carolina State

RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2017) – For her 24th straight singles match, Marina Guinart (Castellar Del Valles, Spain) came out on top and maintained her singles winning streak as she is now 24-0 while with the Bucs, but the ETSU women’s tennis team fell to NC State on Sunday in Raleigh, N.C. 5-2.


Women's Tennis

Bucs travel to Raleigh for showdown with NC State on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2017) – After taking eight days from the court, the ETSU women’s tennis team will travel to Raleigh, N.C. to square off against Atlantic Coast Conference member North Carolina State on Feb. 12 at 6 p.m.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

ETSU tennis places four in ITA national rankings

TEMPE, Ariz. (Feb. 8, 2017) – Five weeks into the ETSU men’s and women’s tennis seasons, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) updated its national rankings, and the Bucs landed four individuals on the national rankings including a pair in the doubles ranks.


Women's Tennis

Guinart and Markesini go undefeated; Bucs slip at Liberty

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Feb. 4, 2017) – After going up 3-0 at Liberty on Saturday, the ETSU women’s tennis team slipped 4-3 to the Flames at the Cook Tennis Complex in Lynchburg, Va.


Women's Tennis

ETSU sweeps Tusculum 7-0 in first home match

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2017) – In its first home match of the season, the ETSU women’s tennis team swept Tusculum 7-0 at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex in Johnson City on Wednesday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

Women’s tennis weekly preview: Tusculum and Liberty

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team will host its first home match of the year on February 1 at Dave Mullins Tennis Complex, and following the home opener, the Bucs will travel to Lynchburg, Va. for a dual match with Liberty on February 4.


Women's Tennis

Guinart named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 25, 2017) – For the first time in her career, Marina Guinart (Castellar Del Valles, Spain) was named the SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week for her performance in the classroom and on the tennis court.


Women's Tennis

Bucs sneak out 4-3 win over Troy in Blacksburg

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Jan. 22, 2017) – After falling to Virginia Tech to open the season, the ETSU women’s tennis team rebounded and snuck out a 4-3 win over Troy in a neutral site dual match in Blacksburg, Va. on Saturday morning.


Women's Tennis

ETSU upended 5-2 by Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Jan. 21, 2017) – To open the season, the ETSU women’s tennis team was upended by Virginia Tech 5-2 on Saturday in Blacksburg, Va.


Women's Tennis

ETSU begins season with round robin tournament in Blacksburg

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2017) – The ETSU women’s tennis team will open its 2017 schedule with a trip to Blacksburg, Va. where the Bucs will compete in a two-day round robin tournament with Virginia Tech and Troy on January 21-22.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Three Bucs ranked nationally in men’s and women’s tennis

TEMPE, Az. (Jan. 12, 2017) – Announced Thursday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), three Buccaneer tennis players were ranked individually in the top-100 in singles tennis.


Women's Tennis

Espana advances to quarterfinals; Markesini wins consolation bracket at 2016 Dick Vitale Intercollegiate

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2016) – Marina Espana (Castellar Del Valles, Spain) won two matches in the main open singles, and Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) won the consolation bracket at the 2016 Dick Vitale Intercollegiate this past weekend at the Lakewood Ranch Athletic Center in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

ETSU wraps up day three at ITA Regional Championship

MURFREESBORO & KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2016) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams wrapped up its third day at the ITA Regional Championship on Saturday at regional sites Middle Tennessee State University and University of Tennessee.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Bucs conclude day two at ITA Regional Championship

MURFREESBORO & KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2016) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams finished its second day at the ITA Regional Championship on Friday at regional sites Middle Tennessee State University and University of Tennessee.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

ETSU concludes day one at ITA Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2016) – Robert Herrera (Barcelona, Spain) paced the ETSU men’s tennis team at the ITA Men’s All-American Championships as he advanced to the Round of 64, and Marina Espana (Castellar Del Valles, Spain) was the lone Buccaneers women’s tennis player to play on Saturday.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men’s and women’s tennis earn ITA All-Academic Team honors

TEMPE, Ariz. (July 25, 2016) – The ETSU men’s and women’s tennis teams earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team honors, while having 10 Buccaneers also recognized as scholar athletes, which was announced by the committee on Monday.