Furman Strikes Early, Downs Bucs

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Oct. 15, 2017) – ETSU’s women’s soccer team faced one of the best attacks in the country in their match at Furman on Sunday afternoon, and the Paladins were as advertised. Furman, which went into the game in the top four in the nation in goals per game, shots per game, and points per game, scored twice in the first 7:15 on Sunday as the Bucs dropped a 5-0 result at Stone Field at Snyder Soccer Stadium.

Early Deficit Slows Bucs at Wofford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 13, 2017) – An early deficit and a big performance from the nation’s leading scorer resulted in a 3-0 setback for the ETSU women’s soccer team at Wofford on Friday night. The Terriers tallied twice in the first five minutes and scored all their goals before halftime – the last two from Hayley Younginer – in a Southern Conference match at Snyder Field in Spartanburg, S.C.

Wofford, Furman Await on Weekend Road Trip

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2017) – The ETSU women’s soccer team heads to South Carolina for its final road trip of the regular season this weekend, and how the Bucs perform could impact where they land in the final Southern Conference standings. ETSU visits Spartanburg to take on Wofford at 7:00 pm on Friday, October 13, and meets first-place Furman in Greensville at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 15.

Goldoni Named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2017) – For her outstanding production on the field and in the classroom, ETSU women’s soccer player Eleonora Goldoni (Ferrara, Italy) is the Southern Conference’s Student-Athlete of the Week for October 4-10, the league announced Wednesday. The junior scored three goals, in a natural hat trick, in the Bucs’ 4-2 win over The Citadel on October 4. In the classroom, Goldoni is a nutrition major with a 3.95 grade point average.

Connolly's OT PK Bumps Bucs Past Bears

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2017) – With four starters sidelined, included their top two scorers, ETSU’s women’s soccer team knew generating enough offense would be a challenge in their Southern Conference match against Mercer on Sunday afternoon. Turns out the Bucs had just enough. A penalty kick by Sarah Connolly (Ballygowan, Northern Ireland) with 1:18 remaining in the first overtime provided the difference in a 1-0 victory on a soggy Sunday afternoon at Summers-Taylor Stadium.

Bucs Host Mercer in Homecoming Week Finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2017) – ETSU’s women’s soccer team hosted the first home game of Homecoming Week, and it went well. Sunday, they’ll host the last game of Homecoming Week, with a Southern Conference match against Mercer. Kickoff is at 2:00 pm at Summers-Taylor Soccer Stadium. The Bucs defeated The Citadel, 4-2, on Wednesday night. Mercer goes into Sunday’s match on a much quicker turnaround – it’s the second of a two-game road trip that began with a 3-2 win at Western Carolina on Friday night.

Bucs Earn National Academic Honor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2017) – ETSU’s women’s soccer team had a successful year on the field in 2016, posting a record of 13-6-2 and reaching the Southern Conference Tournament final for the first time in program history. The Bucs were also successful in the classroom, and today were named as a Team Academic Award Winner by United Soccer Coaches (formerly the National Soccer Coaches Association of America). Head coach Adam Sayers’ squad secured a 3.63 grade point average in 2016-17. A team must have a GPA of 3.0 or better to be considered for the award.

Bucs Open Homecoming Week By Blasting Bulldogs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2017) – If all of Homecoming Week goes like this, it’ll be a fun time on the ETSU campus. The ETSU women’s soccer team hosted the first home game of Homecoming 2017, and used a barrage of goals early in the 2nd half to defeat The Citadel, 4-2, in a Southern Conference match Wednesday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium. Eleonora Goldoni (Ferrara, Italy) got a natural hat trick – scoring ETSU’s first three goals of the night – and Sarah Connolly (Ballygowan, Northern Ireland) added the clincher in the 80th minute as the Bucs remained unbeaten in nine all-time matchups against the Bulldogs.

Bucs Host The Citadel in Homecoming Week Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2017) – The ETSU women’s soccer team will host the first home game of ETSU Homecoming Week, taking on The Citadel in a Southern Conference on Wednesday, October 4 at Summers-Taylor Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm. The Bucs are back home after two-game road trip last weekend that resulted with a 2-0 setback at UNCG on Friday night, and a heartbreaking 1-0 loss at VMI on Sunday in which the deciding goal came on a penalty kick in the 85th minute. The Citadel spent last weekend on their home pitch in Charleston, S.C., dropping a 4-0 decision to Furman on Friday night and a 1-0 loss to Wofford on Sunday.