Taking the Initiative: ETSU Athletics 2017-18 Year In Review

ETSU athletics enjoyed an excellent year of success in the classroom, in the community and in the arena. Take a look back at this memorable 365 days in "Taking the Initiative," a story told though Adobe Spark. Click on the link to the right. Loading time may vary.


Bucs land school record 229 student-athletes on SoCon Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 10, 2018) – The ETSU Department of Athletics turned in a record-breaking academic year in 2017-18, as the Southern Conference announced its Honor Roll list Tuesday afternoon.


ETSU places 47 student-athletes on SoCon Spring Academic All-Conference

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 9, 2018) -- The Southern Conference announced its Academic All-Conference selections for the spring semester Monday afternoon, as ETSU placed 47 on the prestigious list.


Four Bucs earn WGCA All-American Scholar honors

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (July 3, 2018) -- The East Tennessee State University women’s golf team had four student-athletes earn Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar honors as the committee released its recipients on Tuesday.


Melecka, Muehl shine in Ladies European Tour

BYSTRICE, Czech Republic (June 18, 2018) -- The Blue and Gold were well represented overseas in the LET Access Tour this past weekend with two Buccaneers, one current and one former, making strong appearances on the leaderboard.


ETSU captures third consecutive Commissioner’s Cup

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 29, 2018) -- For the third consecutive year and fourth time in program history, the ETSU men’s athletics program was awarded the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Cup, which is the all-sport trophy that is presented to the conference’s best all-around men’s program.


Loy Cards Another 73 in Final Round at Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 9, 2018) ETSU standout Hee Ying Loy (Johor, Malaysia) brought her 2017 18 to an end on a high note on Wednesday, birdying her last hole in the third and final round of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional. It was her second straight 73, giving her a three-day total of 222 that put her in a tie for 49th on the leaderboard and 25th out of players not on the six teams who advanced to the national tournament.


Loy Fires 73 in 2nd Round at Tallhassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 8, 2018) -- Despite a marked improvement in the second round, ETSU's Hee Ying Loy (Johor, Malaysia) faces an uphill battle as she tries to reach the next level in the NCAA Tournament. Loy fired a 1-over par 73 on Tuesday, in Round 2 of the Tallahassee Regional. That is three shots better than Monday’s first round but still leaves her 13 strokes out of a spot in the National Championships.


Loy In Contention After Day 1 in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (May 7, 2018) -- ETSU's Hee Ying Loy (Johor, Malaysia) is solidly in contention as an at-large player after Monday's first round of the NCAA Tournament Tallahassee Regional. The three-time All-Southern Conference honoree is one shot out of 3rd place in the at-large standings with two rounds left. The top three at-large players advance to the NCAA Championships, which starts May 17 in Stillwater, Okla.