Softball to make Sunday trip to Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 17, 2018) -- Coming off its season opening trip to Statesboro, Ga. last weekend, the ETSU softball team returns to action Sunday afternoon as the Bucs make the Sunday swing to Spartanburg, S.C. to face Colgate and host USC Upstate.


Four-run sixth carries Bucs past Georgia Southern, 7-5

STATESBORO, Ga. (Feb. 11, 2018) – After squandering an early two-run lead, the ETSU softball team continued to battle, and the Buccaneers scored four sixth-inning runs to secure a 7-5 road win at Georgia Southern in Sunday’s final game of the Eagle Round Robin.


Bucs power past Murray State to earn split at Eagle Round Robin

STATESBORO, Ga. (Feb. 10, 2018) -- After dropping the first three games to start the season, the ETSU softball team finally snapped its streak as the Buccaneers used a strong start to power past Murray State, 7-5, on Saturday night at the Eagle Robin Robin in Statesboro, Ga.


Inclement weather force schedule changes to Eagle Round Robin

STATESBORO, Ga. (Feb. 9, 2018) Inclement weather that hit the region on Friday has forced schedule changes to this weekend’s Eagle Round Robin in Statesboro, Ga.


Bucs fall to Radford, Murray State at Eagle Round Robin

STATESBORO, Ga. (Feb. 9, 2018) The ETSU softball team opened its 2018 season on Friday by dropping a pair of games at the Eagle Round Robin in Statesboro, Ga. The Bucs suffered a 6-0 setback to Radford in the opener, while falling 16-6 (five innings) to Murray State in game two.


ETSU softball set to open 2018 season

STATESBORO, Ga. (Feb. 8, 2018) -- Coming off its first ever Southern Conference Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance, the ETSU softball team is set for a repeat as the Buccaneers open the 2018 season this Friday at the Eagle Round Robin in Statesboro, Ga.


Laughren, Ogle earn preseason SoCon honors; Bucs picked third

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 1, 2018) -- Junior Tiffany Laughren (Erwin, Tenn.) and senior Madison Ogle (Maryville, Tenn.) earned preseason Southern Conference honors, while the ETSU softball team was picked to finish third, as the league office announced its preseason honors on Thursday.


Softball releases 2018 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2018) – Coming off its 2017 Southern Conference Championship campaign, East Tennessee State University head softball coach Brad Irwin released the Buccaneers’ 2018 schedule on Thursday.


Irwin announces seven-player signing class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 13, 2017) -- East Tennessee State University softball head coach Brad Irwin announced the Buccaneers 2018 signing class on Wednesday.


A letter to the Buccaneer family

How ’bout them Bucs!


Softball opens fall practice; Bucs begin fall games on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2017) – Coming off its first Southern Conference Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance in program history, the ETSU softball team has begun preparing for its title defense as the Buccaneers held their first practice of fall season last Friday at Betty Basler Field.


ETSU athletics launches new “Buc Photo Store”

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday a new service available through the Buccaneers’ athletic communications office, as the Buc Photo Store will provide fans with an opportunity to own their favorite ETSU athletic moments.


Irwin promotes Neely to assistant coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2017) – ETSU softball head coach Brad Irwin turned to a familiar face to fill his open assistant coach vacancy.


Scott Carter to be named new ETSU AD in September

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2017) – ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland announced Tuesday a transition plan for the leadership of the Buccaneers’ Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, as former ETSU football standout and current Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer Scott Carter will assume the role of director of intercollegiate athletics in September.


ETSU Places 193 Student-Athletes on 2016-17 SoCon Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 6, 2017) – The Southern Conference released its 2016-17 academic honor roll on Thursday, and ETSU placed 193 student-athletes on the list. In total, a league-record 2,100 student-athletes from the 10 member institutions and 13 associate members earned the distinction.