McDonald Named Nation’s Best, ETSU Finishes 3rd at USA Triathlon Championships

TEMPE, Ariz. (Nov. 4, 2018) -- ETSU’s final race of the fall was their biggest thus far, and Lane McDonald (South Bend, Ind.) and company excelled, McDonald taking home national athlete of the year honors thanks to her cumulative performance throughout the 2018 season, while the Bucs finished third in Division I as a unit.


Bucs Travel to Tempe for Chance at USA Triathlon National Title

TEMPE, Ariz. (Nov. 3, 2018) -- The culmination of ETSU’s third year of triathlon arrives this weekend at Tempe Town Lake North Shore course, the site of the Ignite The Fork triathlon hosted by Arizona State University, its feature event matching ETSU against 21 other teams from around the country in the women’s collegiate national championship race Sunday.


Strong Showing in East Regional Leaves Bucs in Top Form Ahead of National Meet

HUDDLESTON, Va. (Oct. 20, 2018) -- In their final race before the USA Triathlon National Championship in Tempe, Ariz., ETSU finished third amongst 11 participating schools and placed three in the top 20 at Saturday’s East Regional Qualifier.


Bucs Venture Back to Virginia for National Tuneup

HUDDLESTON, Va. (Oct. 19, 2018) -- After hosting the central regional last month and qualifying the maximum seven for the upcoming USA Triathlon National Championships Nov. 4 in Tempe, ETSU returns to competition for the last time before the fall season's culmination with aspirations of producing another successful performance at Saturday’s East Regional Qualifier.


Three Bucs Earn All-Region Honors, Sweep All-Region Team

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sept. 26, 2018) -- USA Triathlon released its all-region awards Wednesday, and three Buccaneers earned kudos after top performances at the Beware The Bear qualifying event.


ETSU triathlon succeeds in first-ever home event

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2018) -- On a wet and cool Sunday morning, the ETSU triathlon program made history by hosting its first-ever triathlon event Sept. 16 at Watauga Dam in nearby Elizabethton, Tenn.


Triathlon: "Beware the Bear" Preview

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2018) -- Since the ETSU triathlon program began competition in 2016, the Bucs have taken part in nine events in eight states. This weekend, they'll race at home for the first time. ETSU will be the host for the "Beware the Bear" triathlon on Sunday, September 16, at the Watauga Lake Boat Ramp near Elizabethton, about 20 miles from campus.


Bucs Shine In Pre-"Bear" Tuneup

DUBLIN, Va. (Sept. 8, 2018) -- With its first-ever home event just around the corner, the ETSU triathlon team got in a tuneup at the season-opening Claytor Lake Sprint Triathlon on Saturday at Claytor Lake State park in southwest Virginia. On Saturday, three Bucs finished in the top four among female competitors, and four in the top eleven. Lane McDonald (South Bend, Ind.) was the top female finisher. Annika Cotner (Muskegon, Mich.) was 3rd, and Cameron Seeley (Blacksburg, Va.) was 4th.


Triathlon Starts 2018 Season on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2018) -- The ETSU triathlon team opens what promises to be an eventful 2018 fall schedule at the Claytor Lake Triathlon, tomorrow at Claytor Lake State Park in Dublin, Va. It starts a busy September stretch for the Bucs, who will host the Beware the Bear sprint triathlon on September 16 at the Wautauga Dam Boat Ramp in Elizabethton, Tenn.