Broadwater Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 3, 2021) – ETSU senior Jordan Broadwater (Kingsport, Tenn.) has been selected to the First Team on the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 3 Men’s Soccer Team, announced on Thursday afternoon.


ETSU Athletics Announces Summer Camp Information

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 3, 2021) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday information on its 2021 summer camps.


ETSU Student-Athletes Continue Success in Classroom with 3.165 Spring GPA

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 1, 2021) – Continuing a trend of success both in and out of the classroom, the ETSU Athletic Department is proud to announce its student-athletes generated a cumulative grade point average of 3.165 during the spring semester.


Bucs Soccer Academy Sets Summer Camp Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 11, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer program announced its Bucs Soccer Academy, LLC summer camp information on Tuesday morning.


ETSU Day of Giving – Five Things to Know

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 14, 2021) -- As the annual ETSU Day of Giving campaign is set to begin this Thursday at 9 a.m., below are the Five Things to Know to support our student-athletes.


Bucs Late Charge Stymied by Spartans in SoCon Semis, 2-1

GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 10, 2021) – A late comeback bid saw the ETSU men’s soccer team fall just short on Saturday afternoon, scoring in the 70th minute but unable to grab an equalizer in a 2-1 defeat to UNCG in the semifinals of the Southern Conference Tournament.


Bucs and Spartans Set for Noon Clash with Finals Hopes at Stake

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2021) – A new season awaits for the ETSU men’s soccer team.


Three Buccaneers Secure All-SoCon Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 8, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team earned three spots in the league’s All-Conference teams, announced by the Southern Conference on Thursday afternoon.


ETSU Day of Giving: Virtual Sellout

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2021) – ETSU Athletics Department is officially one week out from the annual Day of Giving which begins at noon on April 15 and runs through Homecoming. ETSU is full of traditions that we hold sacred and we are inviting all fans to be part of our traditions as we continue to give on our Day of Giving.


Pannholzer’s Hat Trick Earns SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 6, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team grabbed its second player of the week nomination of the season as Tarik Pannholzer (Flensburg, Germany) was named the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.


Five Bucs Earn SoCon Athlete of the Month Honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2021) – The Southern Conference announced its Player of the Month awards for March on Monday afternoon and five Buccaneers received accolades.


Bucs Clash with Spartans to a Double-Overtime Draw

GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 3, 2021) – As postseason loomed over the ETSU men’s soccer team’s heads, the Bucs and Spartans met in the first of back-to-back meetings on Saturday evening.


Bucs Battle Spartans in Search of Home Field Postseason Advantage

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2021) – Despite grabbing a spot in the Southern Conference Tournament with a 7-0 rout over the Keydets on Tuesday, the ETSU men’s soccer team has plenty to play for in the regular season finale.


Offense Ignites For Program Record in 7-0 Victory over Keydets

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2021) – If the ETSU men’s soccer team doesn’t play at Summers-Taylor Stadium the rest of the season, they’ll have sent the fans home with fireworks as the Bucs cruised past VMI to a program record 7-0 victory over the Keydets Tuesday afternoon.


Bucs Enter Midweek Matchup Against Keydets with Postseason Implications

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team has a chance to claim a spot in the Southern Conference Tournament on Tuesday afternoon, facing the VMI Keydets at Summers-Taylor Stadium in an important SoCon matchup that could guarantee a playoff spot for the Blue and Gold.


Perryman Receives SoCon Defensive Player of the Week Accolades

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 24, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team scored their first nomination of the season for a SoCon Player of the Week award, the league announced on Tuesday afternoon.


Bucs and Bruins Share Spoils in Scoreless Draw at Summers-Taylor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team shared a result with in-state foes Belmont in a 0-0 draw on Tuesday afternoon in Summers-Taylor, building a three-game unbeaten streak in the SoCon with only two games remaining in the regular season.


Commish Chat Episode 18: Scott Carter

Commish Chat is a series of one-on-one interviews between Southern Conference Commissioner Jim Schaus and various student-athletes, coaches, administrators, media members and more as they discuss SoCon athletics and issues that affect college athletics on a broader scale.


Bucs Put Win Streak on the Line in Home Match Against Belmont

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2021) – Two of the hottest teams in the SoCon meet in a midday clash on Tuesday afternoon, the ETSU men’s soccer team hosting the Belmont Bruins inside Summers-Taylor Stadium in a 3 p.m. kick.


Leheta’s Brace Lifts Bucs Past Wofford in Dramatic Finish

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 20, 2021) – A classic tale of “It’s a game of two halves” unfolded in Spartanburg.


Men’s Soccer Looks to Continue Momentum Against Terriers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 19, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team finishes their two-game trip on the road on Saturday evening, taking on the Wofford Terriers in a clash on Snyder Field.


Lightner, Perryman Push Bucs Past Mercer

MACON, Ga. (March 16, 2021) – Late heroics played a pivotal role on Tuesday afternoon, an 88th minute winner giving the ETSU men’s soccer team a 1-0 win over Mercer inside Betts Stadium.


Bucs Head South to Take on Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team packs its bags and heads to Georgia, facing Mercer in the first SoCon road game of the season when the two teams meet at Betts Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.


Paladins Edge Bucs in 2-1 Double Overtime Showdown

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2021) – A chippy, edgy battle awaited inside Summers-Taylor Stadium on Friday evening, one that saw Furman sneak past the ETSU men’s soccer team in a 2-1 double overtime score line under the lights.


Men’s Soccer Begins Conference Play with Home Clash Against Paladins

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2021) – The conference season is approaching, and the first test awaits in the form of reigning SoCon Regular Season champion Furman for the ETSU men’s soccer team. The Bucs host the Paladins in a 7 p.m. showdown on Friday inside Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Bucs Settle For 0-0 Draw in Downpour

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2021) – Despite many attempts that threatened goal, the ETSU men’s soccer team found itself forced to settle for a draw on Saturday evening against VCU.


Bucs Host Senior Night in Clash with VCU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team recognizes its three seniors Saturday night, taking on the VCU Rams inside Summers-Taylor Stadium in a 7 p.m. kickoff.


Southern Conference celebrates Founders’ Day

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Feb. 25 is perhaps the most important date in the history of the Southern Conference. On that particular Friday in 1921, the first day of the league’s groundbreaking basketball tournament, representatives from 14 of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s 30 members gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, to establish the Southern Intercollegiate College.


Buccaneer Offense Struggles in 2-0 Defeat to Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (Feb. 23, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team ran into an in-form Marshall side on Tuesday afternoon, falling in a 2-0 defeat at Hoops Family Field.


Bucs Out for Revenge in Road Trip to Marshall

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer team enter their second-straight revenge game on Tuesday afternoon, facing Marshall in a rematch of last season’s contest at Hoops Family Field in Huntington.


Late Strike Drives Lipscomb Past ETSU

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Soccer team fell on Saturday afternoon in their first road game of the season to the Lipscomb Bison, 2-1.


Bucs Face First Road Test of Season Against Bison

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2021) – The ETSU men’s soccer program looks to open their win account on Saturday afternoon, heading in-state to take on ASUN foes Lipscomb at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex in Nashville.


Season Opener For Men’s Soccer Spoiled By Xavier

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Soccer team suffered a season opening defeat on Friday afternoon, falling to Big East opponents Xavier in a 2-0 score line at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


ETSU Athletics Announces Spring Capacities at Sporting Events

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2021) – The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has officially announced its plans for capacities at sporting events to begin the 2021 spring seasons.


Men’s Soccer Opens Season in Clash with Big East foe Xavier

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2021) – After 455 consecutive days without a game, the ETSU men’s soccer team gets a chance to compete as the Bucs host Xavier in the 2021 spring season opener at Summers-Taylor Stadium on Friday afternoon. The kick for the first contest on home soil against a side from the Big East begins at 3 p.m.


Richards Earns Preseason All-SoCon Nod

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2021) – The Southern Conference announced its preseason men’s conference rankings and all-conference teams Monday afternoon. The Bucs were predicted fourth, headlined by sophomore Kieran Richards (Hamilton, New Zealand) receiving a nod to the Preseason All-SoCon Team after a six goal, two assist freshman campaign.


Southern Conference announces the SoCon Alfred White Trailblazer Recognition

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference Racial Equity and Justice Task Force announced the SoCon Alfred White Trailblazer Recognition on Friday afternoon, an initiative developed in conjunction with the conference’s 100th anniversary to honor Black student-athletes, faculty and administrators who have paved the way and contributed to the success of those who came after them in the league.


Men’s Soccer Finalize 2021 Spring Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2021) – David Casper announced a finalized schedule for the ETSU Men’s Soccer team on Wednesday morning. With five home games on the schedule, ETSU challenges a Big East side in Johnson City for the first time in program history.


Racial Equity and Justice Task Force announces inaugural “Unity Campaign”

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference Racial Equity and Justice Task force announced its inaugural “Unity Campaign,” which will run from Monday, Jan. 25, through Friday, Jan. 29, the league office announced Friday.


SoCon Racial Equity and Justice Task Force update

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference Racial Equity and Justice Task Force has kept busy since its October inception.


ETSU Student-Athletes Excel with 3.28 Fall GPA

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) – In a year unlike any other, the ETSU Athletic Department is proud to announce the department GPA, recording a mark of 3.28 program-wide.


Southern Conference to celebrate 100 years in 2021

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- One of the oldest conferences in college athletics, the Southern Conference will celebrate a century of athletic and academic achievement in 2021 with a variety of initiatives throughout the year.


SoCon extends relationship with ESPN and ESPN+

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The Southern Conference has reached a new six-year agreement with ESPN and ESPN+ through the 2025-26 academic year that features even more conference games across ESPN networks, as well as an increased presence across ESPN Digital platforms.


ETSU Athletics Launches Limited Time Online Shop Featuring Throwback Logos

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2020) -- ETSU fans, are you looking for the perfect holiday gift?


Men’s Soccer Tabbed for United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2020) – For consecutive years, the ETSU men’s soccer team has earned accolades off the pitch, garnishing another United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award.


SoCon Releases Men’s Soccer Conference Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2020) – The Southern Conference announced its men’s soccer schedule Thursday morning as the Bucs will compete in the first spring soccer season in program history after the postponement of the fall campaign.


ETSU Athletics to hold Virtual 5K Run/Walk

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2020) -- Buccaneer fans, lace up your sneakers and participate in the ETSU Athletics Virtual 5K Run/Walk to be held Oct. 24-Nov. 1. Proceeds from this event will benefit our “All Hands on Deck” Commitment to Excellence initiative.


SoCon announces Racial Equity and Justice Task Force

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Southern Conference Commissioner Jim Schaus announced Tuesday the formation of a Racial Equity and Justice Task Force to counsel the league by identifying concepts and developing actionable items that can be used by all conference member schools regarding improving racial equity and social justice. The 15-member panel is composed of a racially diverse blend of student-athletes, coaches, campus administrators and athletics department staff members, with at least one representative from each of the league’s 10 full member schools.


ETSU Athletics Announces All Hands on Deck Commitment to Excellence Initiative

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced its “All Hands on Deck” Commitment to Excellence initiative, which is designed to support our student-athletes and athletic department as we push through the challenges created by COVID-19.


Casper Completes Coaching Staff with Addition of Daniel Hrenko

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 27, 2020) — ETSU Men’s Soccer Head Coach David Casper announced on Thursday morning the addition of Daniel Hrenko to the coaching staff.


A Letter to Our ETSU Family

To the Buccaneer Family, I hope this finds you and your family healthy and doing well.


Southern Conference postpones fall conference competition

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 13, 2020) – The Southern Conference Council of Presidents announced Thursday that the league will not have fall conference competition due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing for nonconference contests if desired. It is the intention to move the fall sports’ regular-season competition and championships to the spring.


Southern Conference Statement on Fall Sports

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 6, 2020) – The Southern Conference Council of Presidents and Directors of Athletics are continuing their ongoing and comprehensive review of the COVID-19 environment and plans for fall sports. The overall health and safety of student-athletes and all participants are the foremost priorities.