Sander named permanent athletic director at ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2023) -- At a press conference earlier today, East Tennessee State University President Dr. Brian Noland named Dr. Richard “Doc” Sander as the university’s permanent director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Sander had been serving as interim athletic director (AD) since August of last year.


ETSU lands 57 student-athletes on SoCon Fall All-Academic Team

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 19, 2023) -- As ETSU students returned to campus for the spring semester earlier this week, the Southern Conference announced its Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday. ETSU led all schools by landing 57 student-athletes on the academic all-conference team.


Coach Lilly announces Buccaneer Winter Elite ID Camp

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 15, 2022) – The ETSU men’s soccer program has released its Winter Elite ID camp information on Thursday morning.


ETSU SAAC Continues Clothing Drive Efforts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2022) -- As we approach the Holiday season, the ETSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is reminding Buccaneer fans and the Johnson City community that they are continuing to hold its Cold Weather Clothing Drive, which runs through Thursday, Dec. 1.


Men’s soccer drops SoCon semifinal contest to Mercer, 1-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 6, 2022) – The ETSU men’s soccer team had a lot of positives in the first year of the David Lilly era; however, it didn’t end the way the Buccaneers were hoping for.


Men’s Soccer hosts No. 3 seed Mercer in SoCon tournament semifinal

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 5, 2022) – A week after meeting down in Macon to end the regular season, ETSU and Mercer will meet again. This time it will be in the friendly confines of Summers-Taylor Stadium when the No. 2 seed Buccaneers host No. 3 Mercer in the semifinals of the Southern Conference Tournament on Sunday at 3 p.m..


Men’s soccer lands seven All-Conference awards

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 3, 2022) – After finishing the regular season with an 8-5-3 overall record and a 3-1-1 conference mark, the ETSU men’s soccer team racked up the Southern Conference postseason awards as the league office announced its accolades on Thursday. In total, the Bucs received four first team selections, two second team members, one all-freshman team honoree and Cole Hunter (Mount Juliet, Tenn.) receiving the Goalkeeper of the Year award.


Men’s soccer drops regular season finale

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 29, 2022) – On Saturday night, the ETSU men’s soccer team came up short after allowing two goals inside the first 15 minutes to Mercer. Closing out the regular season on a 2-3 loss at Betts Stadium in Macon, Ga., the Bucs conclude the 2022 regular season campaign with a 8-5-3 overall mark and a 3-1-1 mark in conference play.


Men’s soccer ends regular season on Saturday night at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 28, 2022) – On Saturday night, the ETSU men’s soccer team will play its regular season finale in Macon, Ga. as they take on Mercer at 7 p.m. The Bucs can claim at least a share of the SoCon regular-season title for the first time since 2017, when they finished 6-0-4.