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.


Women’s triathlon announces 2017-18 signing class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 25, 2017) – ETSU women’s triathlon head coach Janine Pleasant announced Tuesday that the Buccaneers have signed four athletes to comprise the team’s 2017-18 recruiting class.


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.


“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.


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.


Women’s triathlon posts Top 3 finish at nationals

NEW ORLEANS (Nov. 5, 2016) – Competing in its first-ever national championship, the ETSU women’s triathlon team posted a third-place team finish and had three competitors place in the Top 15 spots among NCAA sponsored teams Saturday in the Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships at the New Orleans Lakefront.


Women’s triathlon to compete at nationals Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2016) – The ETSU women’s triathlon team will wrap up its first season on Saturday morning, as the Buccaneers will compete in the Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships at the New Orleans Lakefront.


Bucs finish fourth at East Regional Sunday in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2016) – The ETSU women’s triathlon team competed in the East Regional Qualifier Sunday afternoon in Greensboro, N.C. The Bucs finished fourth at the event with senior McKenzie Killian (Bluff City, Tenn.) posting the best finish for the Bucs coming in 11th with a time of 1:13:33.7.


Women’s Triathlon preps for the East Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2016) – The ETSU women’s triathlon team will compete in the East Regional Qualifier Sunday morning in Greensboro, N.C. This will be the third competition that the Bucs have taken part in their inaugural season.


Killian paces ETSU Sunday at Anchor Splash Triathlon

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2016) – Senior McKenzie Killian (Bluff City, Tenn.) came in first place at Sunday’s Anchor Splash Triathlon in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Killian was not the only Buc to finish in the top five as teammate Sarah Zimmer (Farragut, Tenn.) notched a fourth place finish.


Women’s Triathlon notches a pair of top 10 finishes in first-ever competition

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (Sept. 5, 2016) – The ETSU women’s triathlon team competed in its first-ever race Monday morning in Naperville, Ill. at the Central Regional Qualifier. Out of 27 athletes that competed, the Bucs had a pair of top 10 finishes.


ETSU Women’s Triathlon set to participate in first ever meet Monday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2016) – The ETSU women’s triathlon team will compete in its first ever meet Monday in Naperville, Ill. The Bucs will be one of several teams competing in the meet, which will include 800-meter swim, followed by a 20-kilometer bike ride and concluding with a 5-kilometer run.


ETSU has started a new Women’s Triathlon program

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — There is a new sports program at ETSU involving swimming, biking and running.


ETSU Women’s Triathlon holds first-ever practice Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 16, 2016) – The ETSU women’s triathlon team held its first ever practice Tuesday morning on campus. ETSU is one of just 13 women’s triathlon programs in the nation and just one of two Division I schools to sponsor the sport.


Pleasant named first head coach of ETSU's new women’s triathlon team

JOHNSON CITY (July 14, 2016) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday that Janine Pleasant has been named as the first head coach for the Buccaneers’ new women’s triathlon team, which will begin competition in the fall of 2016.


Eight NCAA schools receive USA Triathlon grant

Eight NCAA schools will be the first to receive a multi-year grant to assist with the development of women’s varsity triathlon programs, USA Triathlon announced today.


ETSU one of eight programs to field Women's Triathlon

USA Triathlon and USA Triathlon Foundation today announced the first eight collegiate institutions that will benefit from a share of the $2.6 million, multi-year Women’s Triathlon Emerging Sport Grant, created to drive the establishment of NCAA women’s varsity triathlon programs.