GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 13, 2016) – After the fifth-seeded ETSU softball team erased an early two-run deficit to tie the game at three, sixth-seeded Chattanooga scored three unearned runs in the top of the seventh inning to eliminate ETSU from the SoCon Tournament Friday afternoon in Greensboro by a score of 6-3. The Bucs finish their 2016 season with a record of 20-22 overall, which translates to a .476 winning percentage. It is the program’s highest mark since 2009 (.491).
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 12, 2016) – Due to severe weather in Greensboro, the ETSU softball team’s next game in the SoCon Tournament against No. 6 Chattanooga has been postponed to Friday.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 11, 2016) – Despite a stellar pitching performance from Madison Ogle (Maryville, Tenn.) and a three-hit day by Danielle Knoetze (San Diego, Calif.), the ETSU softball team was edged by No. 4 UNCG in the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament, 3-2.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 10, 2016) – The ETSU softball team will be making its seventh appearance all-time in the SoCon Tournament Wednesday when it takes on No. 4 seed UNCG in Greensboro, N.C. The Bucs, who drew the tournament’s No. 5 seed after finishing 9-9 in SoCon play, and Spartans are scheduled to get underway at 10 a.m.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 10, 2016) – ETSU softball player Tiffany Laughren (Erwin, Tenn.) was named to the All-SoCon Freshman Team by the league’s coaches the league office announced Tuesday. Laughren joins teammates Cassi Pickett (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and Kelsey Smith (Tucson, Ariz.) as Bucs that have earned All-Freshman honors in the past two seasons.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 8, 2016) – The ETSU softball team wrapped up its regular season with a split at Chattanooga Sunday afternoon. The Bucs won the first game of the day, 6-3, but dropped game two, 11-3, in five innings. The victory in the day’s first contest was ETSU’s 20th of the season, which clinched its 11th 20-win season in program history.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 7, 2016) – Despite falling behind by three runs early, the ETSU softball team rallied with three home runs en route to 6-4 victory over in-state rival Chattanooga Saturday evening. The win not only evens ETSU’s overall record at 19-19 this spring but it is also the team’s eighth conference victory of the season, which is the most for the program since 2008.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (May 6, 2016) – The ETSU softball team will head out on the road for the final time in the regular season this weekend as it takes on Chattanooga for a three-game series. The series will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday and will wrap up with a doubleheader Sunday, which begins at 1 p.m.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 3, 2016) – The ETSU softball team’s pitching staff did not allow any hits through the first six innings of its game Tuesday against Virginia Tech but the Hokies scored a pair of runs in the top of the seventh to top the Bucs, 2-0.