Southern Conference names Jim Schaus new commissioner

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference has named Ohio University Director of Athletics Jim Schaus its new commissioner, effective July 1. A formal press conference to introduce Schaus will take place at the Southern Conference office in Spartanburg on Wednesday, June 5, at 3 p.m.

ETSU claims fourth straight Commissioner’s Cup

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 29, 2019) -- Make it four in a row for the Buccaneers!

ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 21, 2019) -- The ETSU Athletics Department is currently accepting nominations for induction into the 2019 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.

Schurr Receives SoCon Postgraduate Scholarship

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2019) – The Southern Conference announced its 10 postgraduate scholarship recipients for the 2018-19 academic year on Friday afternoon. ETSU’s Malloree Schurr (Montgomery, Texas) received the Dorothy Hicks Scholarship. The 10 student-athletes will be honored for their accomplishments at the Southern Conference Honors Dinner in Hilton Head Island, S.C., on Tuesday, May 28.

Wright Named to SoCon All-Tournament Team

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2019) – For the first time in her illustrious career, senior infielder Taylor Wright (Erwin, Tenn.) was named to the 2019 SoCon All-Tournament Team for her performance in the SoCon Tournament in Chattanooga. The league office announced the all-tournament team late Saturday night following the conclusion of the championship game at 11 p.m. at Frost Stadium.

ETSU Eliminated in SoCon Tournament on Day Three

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 10, 2019) – ETSU saw its season come to an end on Friday afternoon, falling to No. 4 seed Mercer by the final of 6-1 at Frost Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Bucs, seeded No. 5 in the 2019 Southern Conference Tournament, finished 2-2 in this week’s festivities, capping the season off with a 22-27-2 overall record.

Bucs Knock Out Samford in Night Cap

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 9, 2019) – The resilience of the ETSU Bucs was answered on late Thursday night as ETSU fought off a four-hour weather delay before eliminating the No. 2 seed Samford Bulldogs in eight innings by the final score of 5-2. The fifth-seeded Bucs improve to 2-1 in tournament play this year, while improving to 22-26-2 on the season.

Bucs’ Elimination Game Pushed Back

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 9, 2019) – The elimination game between No. 5 seed ETSU and No. 2 seed Samford at the 2019 Southern Conference Tournament has been pushed back to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday night due to inclement weather that pushed its way into the Chattanooga area. The original start time was set for 4:30 p.m. but was immediately altered because of the storms.

ETSU Drops Tournament Contest to UNCG

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 9, 2019) – ETSU will now have to fight its way out of the loser’s bracket in the 2019 Southern Conference Tournament after suffering a 9-1 defeat at the hands of top-seeded UNCG in game five of the tournament. With the loss, the Bucs fall to 21-26-2 on the campaign and 1-1 in the tournament.