CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Sept 18, 2018) – After a long and exciting preseason, the Bucs will kick off Southern Conference action on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Western Carolina. This will begin the fight for the Bucs to defend their 2017 Southern Conference tournament title.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 17, 2018) – ETSU volleyball swept the SoCon weekly awards, as the Bucs won their fourth consecutive weekly honor. Junior outside hitter Leah Clayton (Danville, Va.) was named the SoCon Offensive Player of the Week, while senior middle blocker Braedyn Tutton (Courtice, Ontario) was named the SoCon Defensive Player of the Week.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Sept 15, 2018) – Senior middle blocker Braedyn Tutton (Courtice, Ontario) was named to the WKU All-Tournament Team. The Bucs went 2-1 at the WKU Tournament to finish with a sweep over NIU and a thrilling 3-2 win over No. 22 Washington State.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2018) – The ETSU volleyball team concluded their preseason with a bang knocking off No. 22 Washington State 3-2 (25-23, 17-25, 25-22, 18-25, 15-13). ETSU handed the Cougars their first loss of the season to finish the preseason with an 11-3 record.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Sept. 14, 2018) – On day one of the WKU Tournament, the Bucs fell 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-22) to Western Kentucky, but swept Northern Illinois 3-0 (25-18, 34-32, 25-15).
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Sept. 13, 2018) – The Bucs conclude their last preseason tournament when they travel to Bowling Green, Ky. for the WKU Tournament. They will take on the host Western Kentucky, Northern Illinois, and No. 22 Washington State.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2018) – After three road matches, the Bucs returned home to Brooks Gym and swept their fifth opponent of the year. ETSU (9-2) hosted Appalachian State (6-4) to remain undefeated at home in their three-set win (25-11, 25-15, 25-20). ETSU as a team had 10 blocks and finished with a .357 hitting percentage.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 10, 2018) – Senior setter Alyssa Kvarta (Crown Point, Ind.) has been named the SoCon Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2018) – The Bucs (8-2) will host rival Appalachian State (6-3) in a mountain matchup on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 6:00 p.m. inside Brooks Gym. The team and staff will be wearing red, white, and blue tie-dyed shirts and will take a moment of silence to remember those who were affected by the tragic events that took place on Sept. 11, 2001.