Excellence Realized: Looking back on a year to remember

ETSU athletics enjoyed a banner year of success over the last 365 days. Take a look back at this memorable year in "Excellence Realized," a story told though Adobe Spark.


Fifty Buccaneer student-athletes earn SoCon All-Academic honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 26, 2017) – ETSU had 50 student-athletes earn academic honors for the spring semester as the Southern Conference announced its all-academic awards on Monday.


ETSU men earn second-straight Commissioner’s Cup

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 30, 2017) – With the completion of the spring seasons of league competition, the ETSU men’s programs were awarded its second-straight 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 concludes competition at NCAA Regional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 10, 2017) – To conclude the final round of the NCAA Tournament Columbus Regional, Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) finished in the top-30 individually on Wednesday at The Ohio State University Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio.


Loy completes the second round of the NCAA Tournament

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 9, 2017) – After the second round of the NCAA Tournament Columbus Regional, Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) posted a strong back nine holes on Tuesday as she carded a 1-under on the final nine holes at the Ohio State University Golf Club Scarlet Course.


Loy off to a strong start after day one of NCAA Regional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 8, 2017) – Despite it being a cold and windy afternoon on day one of the NCAA Regional in Columbus, Ohio at the Ohio State University Golf Club Scarlet Course, senior Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) turned in an impressive two-over 74 to finish tied for seventh.


Biosca, Loy, Seymour named SoCon Athletes of the Month

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 8, 2017) – The Southern Conference announced its athletes of the month on Monday with ETSU men’s tennis David Biosca, women’s golf Loy Hee Ying and track & field’s Katrina Seymour earning the honor for their performances in the month of April.


Four ETSU teams earn NCAA APR Recognition

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 4, 2017) – The National Collegiate Athletics Association announced the 2017 Public Recognition Awards this week with four East Tennessee State teams earning the special public recognition.


Three Bucs earn All-SoCon recognition

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 27, 2017) – The Southern Conference announced Thursday afternoon its postseason All-SoCon awards, and the ETSU women’s golf team earned three awards with two Bucs named to the All-SoCon Team and one to the All-Freshman Team.


Loy selected to compete in NCAA Tournament

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 27, 2017) – Southern Conference Player of the Year Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) learned on Monday afternoon that her sophomore season isn’t over as she was selected to compete in the Columbus Regional Site of the NCAA Tournament as an individual.


Women’s golf finishes third at SoCon Championship; Loy named SoCon Player of the Year

LEXINGTON, S.C. (April 25, 2017) – After canceling the second round of the Southern Conference Championships in Lexington, S.C., the ETSU women’s golf team finished in third place at 30-over 606 while sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) placed tied for fourth at 2-over 146 in the wet conditions at the Country Club of Lexington on Tuesday.


Rain washes out second round of the SoCon Championships

LEXINGTON, S.C. (April 24, 2017) – Due to heavy rainfall overnight in Lexington, S.C., the second round of the Southern Conference women’s golf championships has been canceled at the Country Club of Lexington.


Loy tied for first; Bucs in third after the first round of the SoCon Championships

LEXINGTON, S.C. (April 23, 2017) – Sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) leads the ETSU women’s golf team as she is in a three-way tie for first after the first round of the Southern Conference Championships, and the Bucs are in third, as a team, at 13-over 301 following the first 18 holes at the Country Club of Lexington on Sunday.


Women’s golf travels to South Carolina for SoCon Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2017) – After finishing the regular season winning the Web.com Intercollegiate and placing in the top-5 in four of the five spring outings, the ETSU women’s golf team will travel to Lexington, S.C. to compete in the Southern Conference Championships beginning April 23 at the Country Club of Lexington.


SoCon recognizes Loy as co-golfer and student-athlete of the week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 12, 2017) – For her first place finish at The Brickyard Intercollegiate, Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) was recognized by the Southern Conference for her performance by naming her SoCon women’s co-golfer of the week and student-athlete of the week.


Loy wins The Brickyard Intercollegiate

MACON, Ga. (April 11, 2017) – Sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) broke the tournament and course record as she carded a 4-under 68 on Tuesday in the final round of The Brickyard Intercollegiate, which put her in a tie for first individually at The Brickyard Golf Club.


Dobele, Loy sit second; Bucs are top-5 at Brickyard Collegiate

MACON, Ga. (April 10, 2017) – After winning its first outing in three seasons, the ETSU women’s golf team is sitting in the top-5 while Linda Dobele (Ogre, Latvia) and Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) are second individually after the first two rounds at the highly-competitive Brickyard Intercollegiate in Macon, Ga. on Monday.


ETSU competes in final regular season tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2017) – After winning its first tournament in three seasons, the ETSU women’s golf team will conclude its regular season schedule at the Brickyard Intercollegiate in Macon, Ga. from April 10-11.


Three Bucs named SoCon Athletes of the Month

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 6, 2017) – The Southern Conference announced on Thursday that ETSU women’s golf Loy Hee Ying, softball’s Danielle Knoetze and men’s outdoor track & field’s Matt Moore have been named SoCon Athletes of the Month for their outstanding performances in the month of March.


ETSU Athletics announces “Legacy Day” planned for April 11th

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2017) – On Tuesday, April 11th, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will launch a special day of giving in support of Buccaneer student-athletes.


ETSU women’s golf wins Web.com Intercollegiate

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla (April 4, 2017) – With strong spring performances including a runner-up finish three weeks ago, the ETSU women’s golf team claimed the top spot at the Web.com Intercollegiate on Tuesday at the Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.


“Big Buccaneer Bash” Auction set for Saturday, April 8th

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 4, 2017) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will host its annual “BIG Buccaneer Bash” Excellence Fund Auction in support of the program’s student-athletes this Saturday evening, April 8th at the ETSU/Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center.


Bucs "make it rain" after two rounds at the Web.com Intercollegiate

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (April 3, 2017) – After some rain and several lightning delays, the ETSU women’s golf team found itself at the top of the leaderboard with a four-stroke lead while senior Linda Dobele (Ogre, Latvia) and sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) sit in the top-5 individually on Monday after the first two rounds at the Web.com Intercollegiate in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.


Women’s golf heads to Florida for Web.com Intercollegiate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2017) – Two weeks away from being away from the links, the ETSU women’s golf team will head to the Web.com Intercollegiate in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., which is a two-day tournament starting Monday, April 3.


Loy earns third career SoCon player of the week honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 22, 2017) – For back-to-back weeks and her third time in her career, sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) was named the Southern Conference women’s golfer of the week for her performance at the 3M Augusta Invitational in Augusta, Ga.


Dobele leads women’s golf on final day at 3M Augusta Invitational

AUGUSTA, Ga. (March 19, 2016) – On the final day of the 3M Augusta Invitational in Augusta, Ga., ETSU women’s golf finished tied for seventh as senior Linda Dobele (Ogre, Latvia) paced the Bucs on Sunday at the Forest Hills Golf Club.


Bucs, Loy make big jumps at the 3M Augusta Invitational

AUGUSTA, Ga. (March 18, 2016) – The ETSU women’s golf team and sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) made big improvements on day two of the 3M Augusta Invitational on Saturday as the team improved three positions, and Loy jumped 25 slots to place tied for third after the second round.


ETSU concludes day one in competitive 3M Augusta Invitational

AUGUSTA, Ga. (March 17, 2016) – In a very competitive field, the ETSU women’s golf team is in the middle of the pack (7th place) as the Bucs carded a 12-over 300 on Friday at the 3M Augusta Invitational in Augusta, Ga.


Bucs travel to Georgia for 3M Augusta Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2016) – For the fourth straight season, the ETSU women’s golf team will travel to Augusta, Ga. to compete in the 3M Augusta Invitational beginning on March 17 at the Forest Hills Golf Club.


Loy tabbed SoCon golfer of the week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 15, 2017) – Sophomore ETSU women’s golfer Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) was named the Southern Conference women’s golfer of the week after her performance where she won the individual title at the River Landing Classic this past weekend in Wallace, N.C.


Loy earns first collegiate tournament win at River Landing Classic

WALLACE, N.C. (March 10, 2017) – For the first time in her collegiate career, sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) earned first place honors at the River Landing Classic as she posted an overall score of 3-under 213, and the ETSU women’s golf team finished second as the team carded 21-over 885 on Friday.


ETSU athletics announces “Embrace Excellence Initiatives”

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2017) – During a gathering inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletics Center Thursday afternoon, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics unveiled innovative fund-raising initiatives aimed at improving facilities and developing new resources that will provide opportunities for student-athletes throughout the Buccaneers program.


Loy, Bucs dominating leaderboards after second round at the River Landing Classic

WALLACE, N.C. (March 9, 2017) – On Thursday, Sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) and the ETSU women’s golf team sit atop of the individual and team leaderboards as Loy holds a five-stroke lead, and the Bucs have a two-stroke advantage over Penn State after the first day at the River Landing Classic.


ETSU readies for River Landing Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2016) – After finishing fourth in the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic in its last outing, the ETSU women’s golf team will now compete in the River Landing Classic hosted by UNC Wilmington and East Carolina in Wallace, N.C.


Loy finishes second as Bucs place fourth at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2017) – The ETSU women’s golf team posted its best outing on Tuesday at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic as the team carded a 1-under 287 to finish fourth as a team. Leading the charge was Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) as she finished second individually with a 6-under 210 in the three-day tournament in Kiawah Island, S.C.


Loy leads ETSU to huge day as Bucs sit second at Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 27, 2016) – Sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) led the ETSU women’s golf team on day two of the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic as she finished 3-under 69 to lead the Bucs to a second place showing after Monday’s outing at the Oak Point Golf Club.


Bucs place top-5 after first round at Kiawah Island

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 26, 2016) – After the first round of play at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic, the ETSU women’s golf team sits tied for fifth after shooting 6-over 294 on Sunday at the Osprey Point Golf Club.


Women’s golf back in action at Kiawah Island on Sunday

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 25, 2016) – After playing in four fall events this season, the ETSU women’s golf team is rested and ready as the Bucs travel to Kiawah Island, S.C. for the 2017 Edwin Watts/Kiawah Spring Classic, which is the largest collegiate golf tournament in the country in 2017.


Former Buc Jansone in top-4 after first round at Omega Dubai Ladies Masters

DUBAI, UAE (Dec. 8, 2016) – A former ETSU women’s golfer, Laura Jansone (Jurmala, Latvia), is currently tied for fourth on Thursday after carding a 69 in the first round at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters at the Emirates Golf Club.


Kedlaya and Loy finish top-20 as Bucs conclude fall schedule

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 25, 2016) – The ETSU women’s golf team finished tenth with a team total 908 (307-294-307) after matching its first round score of 19-over 307 in the final round at the Palmetto Intercollegiate on Tuesday at the Turtle Point Golf Course.


Loy moves ETSU into top-10 after second round at the Palmetto Intercollegiate

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 24, 2016) – Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) rebounded after day one at the Palmetto Intercollegiate with a 2-under 70 outing on Monday to move the ETSU women’s golf team into the top-10 at the Turtle Point Golf Course.


Kedlaya leads Bucs after round one at the Palmetto Intercollegiate

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 23, 2016) – Ankita Kedlaya (Bangalore, India) led the ETSU women’s golf team in the first round at the Palmetto Intercollegiate on Sunday in Kiawah Island, S.C.


Women’s golf ready for Palmetto Intercollegiate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2016) – For its final tournament of the fall season, the ETSU women’s golf team will head to Kiawah Island, S.C. to participate in the three-day Palmetto Intercollegiate starting on Sunday, Oct. 23.


Loy finishes second individually; ETSU places seventh at Johnie Imes

COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2016) – Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) finished tied for 2nd in the final round of the Johnie Imes Invitational on Tuesday as the ETSU women’s golf team placed 7th in the final day of the tournament.


Garner to appear on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2016) – ETSU women’s golf assistant coach Chloe Garner is scheduled to appear on the Golf Channel’s Morning Drive on Wednesday, Oct. 5 between 7-9 a.m.


Loy leads pack at Johnie Imes Invitational

COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 3, 2016) – For the first time in her ETSU career, sophomore Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) is leading the pack after the first two rounds at the Johnie Imes Invitational on Monday in Columbia, Mo.


Bucs prepared for Johnie Imes Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2016) – With two consecutive top-10 finishes, the ETSU women’s golf team will look to continue that streak at the Johnie Imes Invitational from Oct. 3-4 in Columbia, Mo.


Czudkova and Loy shoot low; ETSU finishes top-10 at Lady Paladin

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 25, 2016) – On the final day of the 2016 Lady Paladin Invitational, Dominika Czudkova (Cesky Tesin, Czech Republic) and Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) recorded team lows, and the ETSU women’s golf team moved into the top-10 after shooting its best round in Greenville, S.C. on Sunday.


Loy leads ETSU with career day in Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 24, 2016) – Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) shot a career-best 6-under 66 and moved into the top-10 individually, while ETSU women's golf improved five spots at the Lady Paladin Invitational on Saturday.


Bucs end first day at Lady Paladin Invitational

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 23, 2016) – After day one at the 2016 Lady Paladin Invitational, the ETSU women’s golf team sits in 17th with senior Linda Dobele (Ogre, Latvia) leading the way with a 2-over 74 on Friday.


ETSU travels to Greenville for Lady Paladin Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2016) – Coming off a top-5 finish at the Red Raider Invitational, the ETSU women’s golf team will head to SoCon rival Furman for the three-day 2016 Lady Paladin Invitational starting on Friday, Sept. 23.


Women’s Golf cracks top five at Red Raider Invitational

LUBBOCK, TX. (Sept. 13, 2016) – Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) finished in the top-10, and the ETSU women’s golf cracked the top-5 after shooting 12-over 300 in the third round at the Red Raider Invitational on Tuesday.


Bucs conclude day one at Red Raider Invitational

LUBBOCK, TX. (Sept. 12, 2016) – After two rounds at the first day at the Red Raider Invitational, the ETSU women’s golf team sits in seventh place with Loy Hee Ying (Baru, Kulaijaya, Malaysia) leading the way tied for 14th individually on Monday.


Women’s golf ready for Red Raider Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2016) – The ETSU women’s golf team will travel for its first tournament of the season at the Red Raider Invitational with 36 holes on Sept. 12 and 18 holes on Sept. 13 at the Rawls Course in Lubbock, TX.


Garner outdrives competition with record-setting drive

WEST BOUNTIFUL, Utah (Aug. 5, 2016) – Current ETSU assistant women’s golf coach, Chloe Garner, won her second long drive competition in her early career as she outdrove the competition with a 363-yard drive to earn first place at the Rockwell Blast in Utah last week.


Former Buc Garner wins Professional Long Drive Competition

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 15, 2016) – Former ETSU women’s golfer and incoming first-year assistant coach, Chloe Garner, won her first-ever Professional International Long Drive Challenge on July 10 at the Keith Hills Golf Club in Buies Creek, N.C.