JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2018) -- This continues to be a busy off-season for the ETSU women’s soccer program on the international level. Since the start of the new year, players Eleonora Goldoni (Ferrara, Italy) and Pauline Vienne (Lausanne, Switzerland) have rejoined their respective national teams, and now, ETSU head coach Adam Sayers is back again with the USA national squad. Sayers is on the staff of the U18 team as it plays in the La Manga Tournament in Murcia, Spain.
JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (February 26, 2018) -- ETSU womens soccer head coach Adam Sayers unveiled the Buccaneers 2018 recruiting class on Monday. The Bucs are pleased to announce the additions of Tess Mrozek and Sarah Williams from Tennessee and Sydney Cavender from West Virginia. The incoming class will add to each third of the pitch -- each player earned all-state honors in high school.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (February 20, 2018) – In what represents another significant step in her development as a player, ETSU’s Eleonora Goldoni (Ferrara, Italy) is returning to her home country’s national senior soccer team. Goldoni will re-join the Italian side as it prepares for the Cyprus Cup tournament. It’s her second stint with the senior team -- she was called up from the U23 squad for a training camp last month. Italy is in Group A of the Cyprus Cup and opens group stage play against defending champion Switzerland on Wednesday, February 28.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 17, 2018) -- Forty-five ETSU student-athletes earned spots on the Fall 2017 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, as the league office announced the awards on Tuesday.
JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (Jan. 10, 2018) – An eventful semester break has become even more memorable for a mainstay of ETSU’s women’s soccer team. Eleonora Goldoni (Ferrara, Italy) has earned an invitation to join her home country’s senior national team. The junior forward, who’s led the Bucs in scoring the past two seasons, got the call following a training camp with Italy’s national U-23 team from December 17-21. It was her second stint with the U-23 squad; the first was in May 2016.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 5, 2018) – When ETSU students return to campus later this month for the start of the spring semester, women’s soccer player Pauline Vienne (Lausanne, Switzerland) will have a good reason to be away. The junior defender is scheduled to return to the Swiss national team for a training camp in Valencia, Spain, from January 15-24. This will be Vienne’s second stint with her home country’s team. She was with the team for two World Cup qualifiers last fall – a 4-1 win at Albania on September 15.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (December 18, 2017) -- When Eleonora Goldoni (Ferrara, Italy) is asked, “What did you do over semester break?” she’ll have quite a story to tell. The junior forward is taking part in a training camp with her home country’s Under-23 national team, which began December 17 and runs through December 21 in Novarello, Italy. It’s the second stint with Italy’s U-23 team for Goldoni. She and then-ETSU teammate Cecelia Re (Busnago, Italy) were called up to the squad in May 2016. At ETSU in 2017, Goldoni was named 2nd Team All-Southern Conference after finishing third in the league in goals (11) and second in points (25) and shots per game (3.78).
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 31, 2017) – Two ETSU players received women’s soccer All-Southern Conference honors for 2017, the league announced Tuesday. Junior forward Eleonora Goldoni (Ferrara, Italy) was named 2nd Team All-SoCon, with forward Sarah Connolly (Ballygowan, Northern Ireland) included on the All-Freshman Team.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 29, 2017) – “Long-range scoring” is a term more commonly associated with basketball than soccer. But Furman used a pair of successful long-distance free kicks to overcome an early ETSU lead, and went to defeat the Bucs, 2-1, in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Women’s Soccer Tournament on Sunday in Spartanburg, S.C. The closely-fought result came exactly two weeks after ETSU suffered a 5-0 defeat on the same Stone Soccer Stadium pitch. Sunday’s outcome ended the Bucs’ season at 6-13-0 and denied ETSU a second consecutive appearance in the SoCon semifinals.