Volleyball Inks Two Recruits for 2004 Season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2004) - The East Tennessee State University volleyball squad has added two recruits for the 2004 season, it was announced today. Callie Kiselich (Colorado Springs, Co. / Rampart) and Katie Longden (Fort Dodge, Iowa / Iowa Central CC) have signed national letters of intent to compete with head coach Lindsay Devine for the upcoming fall season. ...


Volleyball Spring Fling Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2004) - The East Tennessee State volleyball team will host the Spring Fling Volleyball Tournament May 1-2 with all games to be held at Mooney Field. Saturday, May 1 will feature the women's triples event featuring an open, amateur, and high school division. Also on Saturday will be the men's doubles event with an open and amateur division, while Sunday's co-ed doubles division will conclude the two-day tournament. Prizes will be awarded to all first-place teams. ...


Volleyball falls to Charleston in first round of SoCon Championships, 3-0

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- College of Charleston used a balanced offensive attack, led by All-Southern Conference picks Alisa Long and Stephanie Ballard, as the Cougars took a three-game sweep over East Tennessee State (30-28, 30-23, 30-22) Friday afternoon in the first round of the Southern Conference Volleyball Championships played at UTC's Maclellan Gym. The Cougars advance to Saturday's semifinals at 7 p.m. against the UTC-Furman winner. ...


SoCon Volleyball Championships to start this weekend in Chattanooga

from www.SoConSports.com SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 20, 2003) -- The 2003 Southern Conference Volleyball Championships begin on Friday, November 22 and run through Sunday, November 24 at Maclellan Gymnasium on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in Chattanooga, TN. ...


Volleyball announces signing of Michelle Mislan

Johnson City, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2003) - East Tennessee State head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine announced Monday the inking of Michelle Mislan to a National Letter of Intent. Mislan, a 6-foot-1 outside/right side hitter from Indianapolis, Ind., was the first to sign with the Buccaneer volleyball program during the NCAA's early signing period that ends this week. ...


Bucs earn trip to SoCon Tourney by sweeping Elon on Senior Night

Johnson City, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2003) - It was "Senior Night" for the East Tennessee State volleyball program at Brooks Gym on Saturday, but the biggest performance of the night came from an underclassman in the Buccaneer's 30-26, 30-16, 30-24 victory over Elon. ETSU sophomore Sara Scandiffio (Purcellville, Va.) notched a match-high 17 kills and .536 attack percentage, both career bests for the 6-foot-0 right side hitter. ...


Bucs sweep UNCG, ETSU can clinch tournament berth at home Saturday with victory over Elon

Johnson City, Tenn. (November 14, 2003) - East Tennessee State senior Lissa Allen (Palm Bay, Fla.) set a school record with a .727 attack percentage, as the Buccaneers rolled to a 30-26, 30-16, 30-18 victory over UNC Greensboro from Brooks Gym Friday. With a win over Elon tomorrow night at home, the Buccaneers would clinch a spot in the Southern Conference tournament next week in Chattanooga, Tenn. ...


Georgia Southern defeats ETSU volleyball, 3-0

STATESBORO, Ga. (November 9, 2003) - Georgia Southern went on to complete its perfect home season, by defeating East Tennessee State, 3-0 (30-20, 30-19, 30-16) Sunday. ...


Davidson volleyball takes out ETSU in four games

DAVIDSON, N.C. (November 7, 2003) - Led by freshman Jenna Dykstra's bid at a triple-double, the Davidson volleyball team fought off East Tennessee State Friday evening in Belk Arena, 30-22, 20-30, 30-20 and 30-27. The Wildcats (13-18, 6-9 SoCon) have now won three years in a row at home against ETSU (7-20, 5-10). ...


Volleyball keeps postseason hopes alive with 3-2 victory over Western Carolina

Johnson City, Tenn. (November 4, 2003) - East Tennessee State used a pivotal win in game four as the Buccaneers pulled out a 3-2 victory over visiting Western Carolina Tuesday evening from Brooks Gym....


Volleyball swept by first-place Mountaineers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (October 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team was swept by Southern Conference rival Appalachian State Monday night from Brooks Gym, 30-22, 30-22, and 30-25. With the victory, the Mountaineers increased their lead in the north division standings by improving to 9-3 in league play (11-14 overall). ...


College of Charleston sinks Buccaneers' ship, 3-0

Charleston, S.C. (October 25, 2003) - After winning its first back-to-back matches of the season, the East Tennessee State volleyball team ran into the proverbial brick wall Saturday afternoon, as the Buccaneers dropped a 3-0 decision to College of Charleston. ...


Freeburg leads Buccaneers in 3-0 sweep over The Citadel

Charleston, S.C. (October 24, 2003) -- East Tennessee State swept The Citadel Friday night, 3-0, in McAlister Field House. ...


Steidle Named TIAA-CREF SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 22, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's Kate Steidle (Waynesboro, Va.) has been named the TIAA-CREF SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of October 22....


Bucs sweep rival Chattanooga in SoCon volleyball action

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 21, 2003) - East Tennessee State used a record-breaking performance to sweep Chattanooga in Southern Conference volleyball action from Brooks Gym on Tuesday. Despite hitting just .235 as a team, the Buccaneers pounded home 62 kills on the evening, breaking a team record of 60 that was set back in 1992, as ETSU knocked off the Mocs by scores of 30-26, 30-27, and 30-23. ...


ETSU Volleyball falls to Wofford in five

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 19, 2003) - Wofford pulled out its first road win of the season by defeating East Tennessee State 3-2 Sunday afternoon in Brooks Gym. The Terriers defeated ETSU by scores of 32-30, 28-30, 36-34, 25-30, and 15-8, as the Buccaneers fall to 4-17 overall and 2-7 in Southern Conference play. ...


Furman volleyball rallies to take five-game thriller over ETSU

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 15, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's volleyball team held a 2-0 advantage over Furman in Southern Conference volleyball action Wednesday night, but the visiting Lady Paladins went on to win 20-30, 27-30, 39-37, 30-27, and 15-11 in a five-game thriller from Brooks Gym. ...


Volleyball swept at Elon

Elon, N.C. (October 12, 2003)-- East Tennessee State's volleyball team took a step back after Friday night's victory at UNC Greensboro by falling to the Elon Phoenix in a three-game match 30-27, 30-20, 30-26, on Saturday. ...


Buccaneer volleyball team defeats UNC Greensboro in five

Greensboro, N.C. (October 10, 2003) -- In a thrilling five-game match, the East Tennessee State volleyball team edged UNC Greensboro, 3-2, Friday night in Fleming Gym. With the loss, UNCG moves to 6-12 overall and 2-4 in the SoCon, while ETSU improves to 4-14 on the season, 2-4 in conference play. ...


Buccaneers swept by Georgia Southern in SoCon volleyball action

Johnson City, Tenn. (October 5, 2003) - Georgia Southern remained unbeaten in the Southern Conference after sweeping East Tennessee State in three games, 30-26, 31-29, and 30-24, Sunday afternoon in Brooks Gym. ETSU fell to 3-14 overall and 1-4 in the SoCon, while the Eagles improved to a perfect 3-0 league play and 8-8 on the season. ...


Volleyball downs Davidson in home opener, 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (October 4, 2003) - East Tennessee State held on to defeat Davidson 3-2 Saturday afternoon in ETSU's home opener from Brooks Gym. The Buccaneers escaped with a 15-12 victory in game five to ultimately clinch their first Southern Conference match of the season. ...


Western Carolina defeats ETSU volleyball, 3-1

Cullowhee, N.C. (Sept. 30, 2003) -- Western Carolina's women's volleyball team preserved its home unbeaten streak Tuesday night as the Catamounts defeated East Tennessee State, 30-17, 30-24, 28-30, 30-22. The Cats improve to 9-7 (2-1 SoCon), while the Bucs fall to 2-13 overall and 0-3 in the conference. ...


Buccaneer volleyball drops 3-1 decision at Appalachian State

Boone, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2003) -- ETSU got off to a strong start, but couldn't sustain the positive momentum as Appalachian State went on to a 26-30, 30-17, 30-25, 30-18 victory over the visiting Buccaneers Tuesday night at the Holmes Center. ...


Illinois-Chicago defeats ETSU volleyball, 3-1

Clemson, S.C. (Sept. 20, 2003) -- East Tennessee State fell to 1-11 on the season following a hard-fought battle with Illinois-Chicago (6-7) at the 2003 Clemson Invitational, as ETSU lost 3-1 to the Flames. ...


Volleyball defeats Charleston Southern, 3-2, as numerous individuals enjoy career best performances

Clemson, S.C. (Sept. 20, 2003) -- East Tennessee State edged Charleston Southern, 3-2, in both teams final match at the 2003 Clemson Invite. Charleston Southern won the first two games by scores of 30-21 and 33-31, but East Tennessee State claimed the final three games by scores of 30-28, 31-29 and 15-11 to win the match. ...


Volleyball downed by Clemson

Clemson, S.C. (Sept. 19, 2003) -- East Tennessee State volleyball was no match for Clemson, host of the 2003 Clemson Invitational, as the Tigers swept ETSU, 30-16, 30-14, 30-15 in front of nearly 800 fans at Jervey Gym Friday night. ...


Bucs fall to Chattanooga in SoCon opener

Chattanooga, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2003) -- Chattanooga outside hitter Kari Krouse pounded 15 kills and hit .464 at the net as East Tennessee State dropped its Southern Conference opener to the Lady Mocs (30-21, 30-23, 30-27) Wednesday night at Maclellan Gym. ...


Volleyball Drops Two at Toyota of Knoxville Lady Vol Classic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2003) - The East Tennessee State volleyball team was swept by Tennessee and Cal State Fullerton in day two of the Toyota of Knoxville Lady Vol Classic. ...


Buccaneer Volleyball falls to Michigan in opener of Lady Vol Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2003) - The East Tennessee State volleyball team fell to the Michigan, 3-0, Friday night in the opener of the Toyota of Knoxville Lady Vol Classic hosted by the University of Tennessee from Stokely Athletic Center in Knoxville, Tenn....


Robinson named to Popcorn Classic all-tournament team

Valparaiso, Ind. (Sept. 7, 2003) -- Sophomore setter Kristi Robinson (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named to the all-tournament team of the 2003 Popcorn Classic, which was hosted by Valparaiso over the weekend. ...


Tough weekend for ETSU volleyball ends with loss to Cleveland State

Valparaiso, Ind. (Sept. 6, 2003) -- A rough weekend and a rough Saturday came to end for the East Tennessee State volleyball team, following a 3-0 loss to Cleveland State (6-1). ...


Volleyball drops first match of Popcorn Classic to Indiana State, 3-0

Valparaiso, Ind. (Sept. 5, 2003) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team fell 3-0 to Indiana State Friday night in the first match of the Popcorn Classic in Valparaiso, Ind. With the loss, ETSU drops to 1-3 on the season, while the Sycamores improved to 3-1 after defeating the Buccaneers by scores of 30-21, 30-19, and 32-30. ...


ETSU hits stumbling block at Hokie Classic

Blacksburg, Va. (August 30, 2003)-- Following last night's victory to open the 2003 season, the East Tennessee State volleyball team took a minor step backwards when the Buccaneers fell to Miami (Ohio) in day-two action from the Hokie Classic. ...


Volleyball falls to Virginia Tech, Freeburg named to All-Hokie Classic team

Blacksburg, Va. (August 30, 2003) -- East Tennessee State's overall record fell to 1-2 in the early season after the Buccaneers were defeated by Virginia Tech in their third and final match of the Hokie Classic, 3-0. ...


Mmm, Mmm Good! Buccaneer volleyball team opens 2003 season with 3-0 sweep of Campbell

Blacksburg, Va. (August 29, 2003) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team raced to a 3-0 victory over Campbell Friday night at the Hokie Classic in Blacksburg, Va., as the Buccaneers jumped out to an early 1-0 start to begin the 2003 season....


Volleyball holds annual Media Day

Johnson City, Tenn. (August 27, 2003) - Members of the local media were on hand to visit with the East Tennessee State volleyball team during its annual media day Wednesday, as the Buccaneers were in Brooks Gym practicing for the start of the 2003 season....


SoCon releases 2003 preseason volleyball poll

Spartanburg, S.C. (August 28, 2003) - East Tennessee State's volleyball team was selected to finish ninth in the 2003 Southern Conference Volleyball Coaches Poll, which was released Thursday by the league office....


ETSU names Luong assistant volleyball coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 3, 2003) - East Tennessee State head volleyball coach Lindsey Devine has named Phuong Luong as her new assistant coach. Luong will enter his first season with the Buccaneers after spending two years as the assistant volleyball coach at the University of Wyoming....