Women's Soccer adds in-state standout Megan Horner

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2014) – Adding to the Bucs' incoming recruiting class, ETSU Women’s Soccer Head Coach Adam Sayers has announced the signing of in-state product Megan Horner (Talbott, Tenn.) of Morristown-Hamblen High School West.


Women's Soccer enjoys successful spring campaign

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 7, 2014) - The ETSU women's soccer team enjoyed a successful, and high-scoring spring campaign. Competing against teams from across the regional area, the Bucs posted a 3-1-1 record in spring competition, outscoring their opponents by a combined 34-4 margin.


ETSU standout Zadrazil to join Austria in World Cup Qualifiers

LOVECH, Bulgaria (April 3, 2014) - After an impressive showing in the 2014 Algavre Cup in March, ETSU standout Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) has been called upon to rejoin the Austria National Team for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Qualifying Round.


Women’s soccer welcomes regional powers for exhibition play

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 28, 2014) – Continuing spring competition, the ETSU women’s soccer team will welcome three teams from some of the country’s elite conferences to Summers-Taylor Stadium this weekend, including 2013 College Cup participant Virginia Tech.


ETSU’s Zadrazil to compete among world’s elite in Algarve Cup

PARCHAL, Portugal. (Feb. 27, 2014) – Reigning Atlantic Sun Player of the Year Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) will join the Austria National Team March 5-12 as they compete in the 21st Algarve Cup in Portugal.


Women’s Soccer announces Jil White as first 2014 signee

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2014) – ETSU Women’s Soccer Head Coach Adam Sayers has announced the first member of the Bucs’ 2014 signing class, in-state product Jil White (Franklin, Tenn.) of Franklin High School.


ETSU Women's Soccer to host inaugural College ID Camp

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2014) – ETSU Women’s Soccer Head Coach Adam Sayers has announced that the program will be holding its first ever College ID Camp Saturday, March 8th at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


ETSU athletes wrap up impressive fall in the classroom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2014) – As the spring semester approaches, ETSU student-athletes will look to build upon an impressive number of academic achievements during the 2013 fall semester.


ETSU soccer teams continue tradition of academic excellence

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Nov. 22, 2013) - For the third consecutive year, both the ETSU men's and women's soccer teams received the NSCAA Team Academic Award. ETSU was one of just 186 schools nationwide to have both teams recognized with the award.


Short, Pöltl receive All-Conference recognition

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 31, 2013) – Adding to ETSU’s postseason awards, Hannah Short (Bristol, England) and Jenny Pöltl (Steinberg-Dorfl, Austria) were named to the All-Atlantic Sun Second Team and All-Atlantic Sun Freshmen Team, respectively.


Zadrazil named Atlantic Sun Player of the Year

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 31, 2013) – After being named Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year in her first season at ETSU, midfielder Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) used a stellar sophomore campaign to win the 2013 Atlantic Sun Women’s Soccer Player of the Year award.


Zadrazil earns spot on A-Sun Academic All-Conference Team

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 30, 2013) – Following a stellar sophomore campaign, reigning Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) has earned a spot on the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference First Team.


Heartbreaker in Highland Heights brings Bucs' season to a close

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Oct. 27, 2013) - A dramatic golden-goal, game-winner Sunday afternoon at Northern Kentucky closed the curtains on ETSU's 2013 campaign, leaving the Bucs on the outside of the conference tournament picture for the first time since 2009.


Bucs beat Bisons to take control of A-Sun tournament destiny

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2013) - Trailing Lipscomb by two points for the sixth and final bid to the upcoming Atlantic Sun league tournament, the Bucs handed the Bisons their first home loss since Sept. 9, picking up a 1-0 win along with sole possession of sixth place in the conference standings.


ETSU makes final push for conference tournament bid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2013) – Entering the final weekend of the regular season just two points shy of the sixth and final spot in the upcoming conference tournament, the ETSU women's soccer team will hit the road for a pair of crucial league match-ups against Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky.


Tough luck continues for Bucs in home finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2013) – Over the past four seasons, the ETSU women’s soccer team has won 72 percent of its contests at Summers-Taylor Stadium; however, the Bucs were unable to come away with a positive result in their home finale Sunday afternoon, falling to Jacksonville, 3-0.


ETSU registers program-record 46 shots in draw with UNF

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2013) - It is said that numbers never lie. However, they can certainly tell a story. Unleashing a program-record 46 shots, ETSU dominated play throughout its match versus UNF Friday night, but the Bucs were unable to find the go-ahead goal, being forced to settle for a 2-2 draw.


Bucs host North Florida, Jacksonville in crucial homestand

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2013) – Looking to snap a two-game loss streak, the ETSU women’s soccer team will be in action Friday and Sunday, hosting North Florida and Jacksonville, respectively. Only the top six teams will advance to the league tournament, and the Bucs currently sit in seventh place.


Offense stalls as ETSU loses to Stetson

DeLAND, Fla. (Oct. 13, 2013) – Achieving a feat that only a select few teams have accomplished, Stetson was able to hold ETSU’s high-scoring offense in check Sunday afternoon, handing the Buccaneers their second consecutive loss.


ETSU falls short on the road, loses to FGCU, 2-1

FORT MEYERS, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2013) – The ETSU women’s soccer team struck first, with sophomore Hannah Short (Bristol, England) scoring a 37th-minute goal, but the Buccaneers were unable to hold the lead, falling on the road to first-place Florida Gulf Coast, 2-1.


ETSU hits the road to face Florida Gulf Coast, Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2013) – The ETSU women’s soccer team will continue its conference campaign with a long journey to the Sunshine State to take on Florida Gulf Coast and Stetson Friday and Sunday, respectively.


Zadrazil named A-Sun Women’s Soccer POTW

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 7, 2013) – Sophomore midfielder Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria), the nation’s leader for assists per game (1.10), earned Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honors following a five-point performance over the weekend.


Bucs return to winning ways, blank Kennesaw State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2013) – The ETSU women’s soccer team wasted little time in getting back in the win column, shutting out Kennesaw State, 2-0, Sunday afternoon to clinch its fifth win in the past seven tries.


ETSU falls short as Mercer rallies late

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 4, 2013) – A face-off between the top two scoring offenses in the Atlantic Sun did not disappoint Friday night, however, ETSU fell just short, 3-2, following a late Mercer rally.


ETSU hosts Mercer in battle of top A-Sun scoring offenses

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2013) – Less than one week removed from a record-setting scoring performance in its conference opener, the ETSU women’s soccer team will look to continue its winning ways as it hosts Mercer Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:00 p.m. inside Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Peterson receives first ever State of Franklin Bank award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2013) – ETSU women’s soccer player Summer Peterson (Lorton, Va.) has been selected as the first ever recipient of the State of Franklin Bank/ETSU Community Service Student-Athlete of the Month, an award recognizing the exemplary community service efforts of ETSU student-athletes.


Bucs open league play with dominant 7-1 win over USC Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2013) - The ETSU women's soccer set a program record for most goals in an Atlantic Sun contest en route to cruising past USC Upstate, 7-1, Saturday night in the team's league opener.


Bucs host USC Upstate to kick off conference play

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2013) – The ETSU women’s soccer will look to remain unbeaten versus USC Upstate when it hosts the Spartans Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7:00 p.m. The match will mark the start of Atlantic Sun play for both teams.


ETSU falls short in non-conference finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2013) – Despite recording 19 shots, including three attempts that struck the crossbar, the ETSU women’s soccer team was unable to find the scoring column Sunday afternoon, suffering a narrow 1-0 setback to Tennessee Tech in the Buccaneers’ final non-conference game of the season.


Bucs host Tennessee Tech Sunday for Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2013) – Riding a four-match unbeaten streak, ETSU will host Tennessee Tech at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. Prior to the match, the team will honor its outgoing senior class, the winningest class in program history.


ETSU players honored to be representing national teams

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2013) – Three ETSU women’s soccer players have earned an opportunity that eludes most student athletes—the chance to represent their respective countries on a global stage.


ETSU shuts out Francis Marion, remains unbeaten at home

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2013) - The ETSU women's soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to four matches with a 2-0 win over Francis Marion Thursday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Bucs host Francis Marion Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2013) – The ETSU women’s soccer team will look to extend its three-match unbeaten streak when it hosts Francis Marion Thursday, Sept. 19 at 7:00 p.m. The Bucs have allowed just one goal in the past three matches.


ETSU ends road trip with 1-1 draw at Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Sept. 13, 2013) – In line for a 1-0 win until the 68th minute, ETSU settled for a 1-1 draw at Western Carolina Sunday. Freshman Jenny Pöltl (Steinberg-Dorfl, Austria) scored her third goal of the season in the contest.


Bucs beat Alabama A&M in record-breaking fashion

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Sept. 13, 2013) – Sophomore midfielder Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) scored a pair of goals and dished out a program-record four assists as the Buccaneers extended their win streak to two games with a record-breaking 7-0 road victory over Alabama A&M Friday afternoon.


Bucs to face Alabama A&M and Western Carolina this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2013) – Winners of two of its last three matches, the ETSU women’s soccer team will take on Alabama A&M Friday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. before squaring off against Western Carolina Sunday, Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. during a weekend road trip.


ETSU shuts out Winthrop, remains unbeaten at home

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 6, 2013) – The ETSU women’s soccer team remained unbeaten this season at Summers-Taylor Stadium, defeating Winthrop 2-0 Friday night. In her first collegiate start, freshman goalkeeper Anna Yancey (Rosemark, Tenn.) recorded a shutout.


Bucs return home to face Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2013) – After a road contest at NC State, the ETSU women’s soccer team returns home Friday night to host Winthrop at 7:00 p.m. inside Summers-Taylor Stadium.


ETSU falls on the road to NC State

Raleigh, N.C. (Sept. 1, 2013) – Despite recording 12 shots and five shots on goal, the ETSU women's soccer team suffered a 3-0 setback at NC State Sunday afternoon.


Bucs look to continue winnings ways Sunday at NC State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 31, 2013) – Following an impressive 5-1 home-opening victory over VMI Friday night, the ETSU women’s soccer team is looking to carry that momentum into a road contest against North Carolina State Sunday at 1:00 p.m.


ETSU cruises in home opener; downs VMI, 5-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2013) – In dominating fashion, the ETSU women’s soccer team cruised to a 5-1 win over VMI in its home opener Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium. Five different Buccaneers found the scoring column in the victory.


Buccaneers host VMI in home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug 29, 2013) – Following a two-game road trip to start the season, the ETSU women’s soccer team returns to the familiar confines of Summers-Taylor Stadium to host VMI Friday, Aug. 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the team’s home opener.


ETSU unable to overcome red card, falls to Virginia Tech 2-0

BLACKSBURG, Va. (Aug. 25, 2013) - The ETSU women's soccer team played Virginia Tech to a standstill through the match's first 66 minutes, but the Buccaneers were unable to overcome a red card late in the match, falling 2-0 to the Hokies on the road.


Bucs' comeback falls short, ETSU loses 2-1 to Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. (Aug. 23, 2013) - Two first-half Appalachian State goals were too much for ETSU to recover from, as the Bucs fell 2-1 in their season-opener.


ETSU opens regular season play at Appalachian State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2013) – The ETSU women’s soccer team will begin regular season play when it visits Appalachian State Friday, Aug. 23.


Buccaneers go unbeaten in exhibition play

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 20, 2013) – ETSU put the finishing touches on an unbeaten exhibition slate last night with a commanding 3-0 win over Lees-McRae College.


Brereton tabbed as one of nation’s up-and-coming coaches

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (August 13, 2013) – ETSU women’s soccer assistant coach Debs Brereton has been selected to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) “30 Under 30” program, a year-long education and mentorship opportunity for up-and-coming collegiate coaches.


Zadrazil named to All-Atlantic Sun Preseason First Team

MACON, Ga. (August 8, 2013) – ETSU women’s soccer player Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) has been named to the All-Atlantic Sun Preseason First Team, while the Buccaneers have been slated to finish third in conference play.


State of the SoCon: A message from Commissioner Iamarino

Greetings from the Southern Conference! In appreciation of those who support and follow our institutions, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you on our future.


ETSU athletics makes two major announcements

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 11, 2013) – During a press conference Tuesday inside the D.P. Culp University Center, the East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics was officially welcomed back into the Southern Conference. In addition, it was announced that ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander has signed a one-year extension with the program.


ETSU among three invited to join Southern Conference in 2014

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (May 30, 2013) – East Tennessee State University, Mercer University and the Virginia Military Institute have been extended invitations to join the Southern Conference beginning July 1, 2014, SoCon Commissioner John Iamarino announced from the league’s spring meetings Thursday.


Cecilia Re signs for ETSU women’s soccer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 20, 2013) – The fourth signee of the 2013-14 ETSU women’s soccer class was announced on Monday with Cecilia Re (Milan, Italy) becoming the latest addition to the Lady Buccaneer program.


Knoxville native Emily Smith signs with women’s soccer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2013) – The third member of the ETSU women’s soccer team’s 2013-14 recruiting class was released on Friday as Emily Smith (Knoxville, Tenn.) has signed her NLI to play for the Lady Buccaneers.


Sayers signs Molly Collinson as part of 2013-14 class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2013) – The ETSU women’s soccer program announced the addition of its latest recruit on Friday as Molly Collinson (Cramlington, England) has signed her National Letter of Intent to play for the Lady Buccaneers.