ATHENS, Ga. (May 7, 2021) – The wait is over. The Bucs have officially departed from Johnson City and are headed to Athens, Ga. for the opening round of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship. The ETSU Men’s Tennis squad will kick off the festivities tomorrow at 1 p.m. as the Bucs take on 11th-ranked Georgia at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 4, 2021) – Just one day after learning that he and the rest of the Bucs will be heading to Georgia for the opening round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championship, ETSU redshirt-freshman Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) received another invitation. The reigning Southern Conference Freshman/Player of the Year earned the SoCon’s automatic bid into the NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Singles Championship. The championship will run from May 23-28, while the team championship will take place May 17-22. Both championships will be played at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 3, 2021) – It’s official, the Bucs have Georgia on their minds!
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 26, 2021) – Just days after the ETSU Men’s Tennis squad claimed the Southern Conference title, head coach Martin Stiegwardt has announced the transfer of a key competitor to the Buccaneer program for next season.
HOOVER, Ala. (April 24, 2021) – The Bucs are Southern Conference Champions for the third consecutive year! The ETSU Men’s Tennis team outlasted Furman in the tournament title match with a 4-2 win over the Paladins. This is the third consecutive SoCon Championship that ended with the Bucs handing the Paladins a 4-2 loss. With the win, ETSU improves to 13-7 on the season and earns the league’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.
HOOVER, Ala. (April 23, 2021) – The 2021 Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Championship began with a Buccaneer win as ETSU handed Mercer a 4-2 loss in the semifinal match on Friday afternoon in Hoover, Ala. With the win, ETSU improves to 12-7 on the season, advancing to the SoCon title match for the third consecutive year.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 22, 2021) – In conjunction with the upcoming 2021 Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Tournament, the league office has announced the postseason awards on Thursday afternoon. The Bucs strong conference campaign was recognized on Thursday as the Bucs earned nine postseason accolades, highlighted by Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) who accomplished something only one other person had done in league history. Badra was tabbed the SoCon Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year, joining UNCG’s Orcun Seyrek (2009) as the only other player to do so.
HOOVER, Ala. (April 22, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team will look to three-peat as Southern Conference Tournament Champions this weekend, having locked up the top seed after claiming the regular season title. The Bucs will square off against 4th-seed Mercer on Friday at 11 a.m. (ET) at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Ala. in the SoCon semifinals.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 19, 2021) – The Southern Conference announced the pairings and times for the 2021 Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Championship on Sunday afternoon. ETSU won the league’s regular-season crown and earned the top seed in the four-team tournament that will be held Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24, at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Alabama.