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SoCon cancels remainder of spring competition

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2020) -- By unanimous votes of the league’s Council of Presidents and directors of athletics, the Southern Conference is canceling all athletics-related activities for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, including competition, championships, organized practices and meetings, due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Commissioner Jim Schaus announced Tuesday.

Strong Pitching Grounds Rockets as Bucs Claim Tournament Finale

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 8, 2020) – Strong pitching, timely hitting and great defensive play was the recipe for the Bucs’ 3-1 win over Toledo in the final game of the Tennessee Invitational on Sunday morning in Knoxville, Tenn. With the win, ETSU improved to 9-13 on the season and 2-3 in the tournament.

Bucs Drop Twin Bill in Knoxville on Saturday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2020) – The ETSU Softball team couldn’t keep its mojo as of late, dropping a pair of contests in Knoxville, Tenn. on Saturday in the Tennessee Invitational at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium. The Bucs began the day with a narrow 5-3 loss to Stanford, nearly ending The Cardinal undefeated weekend. ETSU then had to wait nearly seven hours to begin their night cap against Tennessee in which they dropped a 10-2 decision to the Lady Vols. With the pair of losses, ETSU falls to 8-13 on the year.

Farr Delivers Win in Doubleheader Split

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 6, 2020) – ETSU Softball split the opening doubleheader of the 2020 Tennessee Invitational on Friday in Knoxville, Tenn., defeating Toledo in the first game by the score of 3-2 before falling to the Lady Vols in game two, 10-1. With the Friday split, the Bucs improved to 8-11 on the campaign, running their winning streak to four games before suffering the nine-run loss to Tennessee.

ETSU Travels to Knoxville for Tennessee Invitational

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2020) – Following an undefeated weekend in the 2020 Buccaneer Classic, the ETSU softball team will travel to Knoxville, Tenn. this weekend for the Tennessee Invitational. The Bucs will begin play on Friday at 10 a.m. against Toledo, followed by a 3 p.m. rematch against the Lady Vols. ETSU will then square off with Stanford on Saturday at 10 a.m. before beginning the bracket play of the Tennessee Invitational.

Toler Claims SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 2, 2020) – Following a dominating Sunday afternoon, Kylie Toler (Bradenton, Fla.) walked away with her first career Southern Conference Player of the Week honor on Monday afternoon. The award was announced by the league office on Monday.

Toler’s Home Run Lifts Bucs to Triumph over Falcons

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2020) – The 2020 Buccaneer Classic concluded with a shortened final day on Monday at Betty Basler Field due to inclement weather. However, the Bucs were able to complete one of two scheduled games, defeating Bowling Green by the final score of 4-3 to wrap up an undefeated weekend at the Buccaneer Classic that included a marquee win over No. 20 Tennessee on Sunday afternoon. With the win on Monday morning, the Bucs improved to 7-10 on the young campaign.

Historic Day Concludes with Doubleheader Sweep

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2020) – The opening day of the 2020 Buccaneer Classic will forever be etched into the history books for ETSU Softball as the Bucs defeated Tennessee Tech and then turned around to upset No. 20 Tennessee for the first time in program history. The Bucs began the tournament with a 10-1 victory over the Golden Eagles in six innings, picking up the first run-rule victory for the Bucs this season. ETSU then picked up a historic win over the Lady Vols, walking off in style with a 4-3 victory to cap off a perfect Sunday afternoon at Betty Basler Field. With the pair of wins, ETSU improves to 6-10 on the season.