Men's Golf

Davies advances to match play at Amateur Championship

NAIRN, SCOTLAND (June 15, 2021) -- ETSU’s Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) advanced into match play at the 126th Amateur Championship as the stroke play portion of the tournament concluded on Tuesday from The Nairn Golf Club in Scotland.


Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Adds Two Signings to Squad

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 15, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team grew by two on Tuesday morning, as head coach Jay Yelton announced the additions of Jenna Brown and Nele Bauer.


Women's Triathlon

Four Triathletes Named CTCA Scholar All-Americans

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (June 14, 2021) — The College Triathlon Coaches Association announced the Individual Scholar All-American awards on Monday afternoon. Four members of ETSU’s Triathlon team received the accolade: Lindsey Batkiewicz, Erin Hendershot, Cameron Seeley and Zoe Six.


Football

Adkins Earns Spot on FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 14, 2021) – The Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association (FCS ADA) has named 54 student-athletes to the 23rd annual Academic All-Star team. Among those 54 student-athletes is junior tight end, Nate Adkins (Knoxville, Tenn.). Adkins was one of five Southern Conference competitors to make the Academic All-Star team.


Men's Basketball

Oliver announces the signing of three-star recruit Kordell Charles

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 12, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver and his staff added another piece to their puzzle on Saturday. Oliver announced that three-star recruit Kordell Charles (Ontario, Canada) has signed his national letter of intent to join the Buccaneer men’s basketball program this upcoming 2021-22 season.


Men's Basketball

Oliver announces the signing of Matt Nunez

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 11, 2021) -- The signings continue to roll in for head coach Desmond Oliver and the ETSU men’s basketball program.


Football

Keltner earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Team Honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 11, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University sophomore kicker Tyler Keltner (Tallahassee, Fla.) was recognized for his strong performances both on and off the field, as he landed a spot on the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team on Friday.


Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball announces the signing of Mohab Yasser

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 10, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver and his staff announced on Thursday the signing of international standout Mohab Yasser (Cairo, Egypt).


Women's Tennis

ETSU Women’s Tennis Finishes Season Tied for Sixth in Oracle/ITA Regional Rankings

TEMPE, Ariz. (June 9, 2021) -- The Oracle/ITA Division I women’s tennis regional rankings were released on Wednesday, and the ETSU Buccaneers received a pair of marks. As a team, the Blue and Gold were tied for sixth in the Ohio Valley Region, while sophomore Laylo Bakhodirova (Tashkent, Uzbekistan) was ranked No. 19, individually.


Men's Basketball

Oliver lands transfer Jordan King from Siena

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 9, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver and his staff announced on Wednesday that Jordan King (Albany, N.Y.) is transferring to ETSU from Siena.


Men's Golf

Meronk Qualifies for U.S. Open

LA JOLLA, Calif. (June 8, 2021) – For the first time in his professional career, former ETSU Men’s Golfer Adrian Meronk will compete in a major championship on the PGA Tour. Meronk will take part in the 121st edition of the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif. from June 17-20 and is the first Poland native to compete in the historic event.


Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball lands Wichita State transfer Jaden Seymour

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 8, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver announced on Tuesday that 6-foot-9 forward Jaden Seymour (Charlotte, N.C.) is transferring to ETSU from Wichita State.


Men's Basketball

Oliver announces the signing of Isaac Farah

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 7, 2021) -- First-year ETSU men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver and his staff announced on Monday that Isaac Farah (Fishers, Ind.) has signed his national letter of intent to join the Buccaneer program this upcoming 2021-22 season.


Football

Trio of Bucs Receive Phil Steele All-American Nods

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 7, 2021) – Three more FCS All-American honors are heading to Johnson City, Tenn. as a trio of Buccaneers were named to the Phil Steele FCS All-American squads. Quay Holmes (Powder Springs, Ga.) earns his third All-American honor of the spring, also earning spots on the Stats Perform FCS All-America First Team (May 10) and the AP Second Team All-American (May 12). This is the second All-American award this spring for both Jared Folks (Harrisburg, Pa.) and Tre’mond Shorts (Hampton, Ga.).


Men's Soccer

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.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Volleyball

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.


General News

ETSU names Mike Desrochers Director of Athletics Ticketing

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 1, 2021) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Tuesday the hiring of Mike Desrochers as ETSU’s new Director of Athletics Ticketing.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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.


Women's Basketball

From Post to Post: One Woman’s Story of Basketball, Family and the Freedom She Was Born to Protect

For many, it takes a lifetime to find a calling. For a select few, it’s been right in front of them all along.


Men's Golf

ETSU Concludes Season at NCAA Championship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 30, 2021) – It was a season to remember for the ETSU Men’s Golf team. The Bucs had to battle through the COVID pandemic and the uncertainty of being able to play each week. However, that did not hinder the Blue & Gold from reaching milestones that had not been achieved in quite some time. The Bucs claimed their 21st Southern Conference Championship before winning the Cle Elum Regional for the program’s first NCAA Regional win since 2001. ETSU then made the trip to Scottsdale, Ariz. to compete in the NCAA Championship for the first time as a team since the 2008 season. Unfortunately for the Bucs, the season ended in the third round of stroke play at the Grayhawk Golf Club as ETSU finished 28th in the field of 30 after a tournament score of 53-over-par (893). The Bucs capped off their final round of action with a 22-over-par (302) performance.


Men's Golf

Trio of Bucs Earn PING Division I East All-Region Honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 30, 2021) – For the second consecutive season the Bucs have placed multiple golfers on the PING Division I East All-Region team. Archie Davies (Carlisle, England), Shiso Go (Kanagawa, Japan) and Trevor Hulbert (Orlando, Fla.) earned spots on the all-region team as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Saturday afternoon. The ETSU trio represent three of the four Southern Conference golfers named to the list, joined by Keller Harper of Furman.


Men's Golf

Bucs Climb Three Spots on Moving Day

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 29, 2021) – Round two of the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship is complete and the Bucs have climbed three spots up the leaderboard after an 11-over-par (291) second round at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. ETSU jumped into 25th, sitting 11 strokes behind 15th place. The field will be cut down to the top 15 teams following tomorrow’s round.


Men's Golf

Bucs Complete Day One at NCAA Championship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 28, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team is competing in its first NCAA Championship since the 2008 season as the Bucs took the course today in Scottsdale, Ariz. It was not the start that the Bucs were looking for as the challenging Raptor Course at Grayhawk Golf Club got the best of the Blue & Gold squad on day one.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf Ready for NCAA Championship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 27, 2021) – The 2021 edition of the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship is just one day away. The Bucs, making their first appearance in the NCAA Championship since 2008, are poised and ready to make a run at a third consecutive tournament victory this season. ETSU is fresh off winning the Cle Elum Regional on May 19 in Washington, marking the first time since 2001 that the Blue & Gold claimed a regional title. The Bucs will have to tackle a challenging course in the Raptor Course at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.


Men's Track & Field

Maduwa Concludes Strong Season at NCAA East Preliminaries

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (May 26, 2021) – Being the final athlete to compete for ETSU track and field this season, Phelani Maduwa (Parys, Free State, South Africa) can hang his head high as the sophomore concluded his outdoor campaign on Wednesday evening at the NCAA East Prelims.


Men's Golf

Go Tabbed SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 26, 2021) – ETSU senior golfer Shiso Go (Kanagawa, Japan) has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for all competition from May 19-25. The selection is made by the conference office.


Baseball

Four Bucs Earn All-SoCon Accolades

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 25, 2021) — The Southern Conference announced its postseason baseball awards on Tuesday afternoon. Colby Stuart (Elon, N.C.) picked up his first All-SoCon postseason selection, while Matthew Bollenbacher (Powder Springs, Ga.), Hunter Loyd (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Ashton King (Knoxville, Tenn.) were named to the All-Freshman team.


Men's Track & Field

Maduwa Set for NCAA East Prelims

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 25, 2021) – With the NCAA East Preliminary Round taking place in Jacksonville, Fla. this weekend, Phelani Maduwa (Parys, Free State, South Africa) looks to represent the ETSU track and field team in his first season donning the Blue and Gold.


Football

Bucs Add Marquee Opponent in Home-and-Home

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 25, 2021) – The ETSU Football team has added another marquee opponent to its future schedule. The Bucs have officially added a home-and-home series with FCS perennial powerhouse, North Dakota State.


Men's Tennis

Badra Falls in Round of 64

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 23, 2021) – Competing in his first NCAA Individual Men’s Tennis Championship, redshirt-freshman Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) went toe-to-toe with second-seeded Daniel Rodrigues of South Carolina. The two competitors squared off on the court at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. on Sunday morning.


Men's Tennis

Badra Opens NCAA Singles Championship on Sunday

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 22, 2021) – ETSU redshirt-freshman and reigning Southern Conference Freshman/Player of the Year Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) will begin his participation in the 2021 NCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championship on Sunday at 10 a.m. in Orlando, Fla. Badra will open up with a showdown against South Carolina’s Daniel Rodrigues who is ranked No. 2 in the latest ITA rankings. Badra, who is ranked No. 69, will square off with Rodrigues at the USTA National Campus in Orlando.


Baseball

Bucs Best Bulldogs in Final SoCon Series

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (May 21, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team concluded its final series of the regular season on Friday evening with a doubleheader split against the Samford Bulldogs. The Blue and Gold took game one 7-3, hitting three home runs, and the Bulldogs spoiled the Bucs’ sweep with a 7-6 extra-inning victory in game two.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf ends season at Let Them Play Classic

CHANDLER, Ariz. (May 21, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s golf team ended its 2020-21 season on Friday, as the final round of the Let Them Play Classic wrapped up on from the Whirlwind Golf Club.


Men's Track & Field

Maduwa Qualifies for NCAA East Prelims

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 21, 2021) – Phelani Maduwa (Parys, Free State, South Africa) will represent the ETSU track and field team at the NCAA East Prelims in Jacksonville Florida, the NCAA announced.


Women's Golf

Bucs conclude day one at Let Them Play Classic

CHANDLER, Ariz. (May 20, 2021) -- With the first 36 holes in the books, the ETSU women’s golf team completed first and second round play of the Let Them Play Classic on Thursday from The Cattail and Devil’s Claw Courses at the Whirlwind Golf Club.


Baseball

Bucs Blast Past Bulldogs in Series Opener

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (May 20, 2021) — The Buccaneer bats came alive on Thursday night inside Thomas Stadium. Setting a season high with 16 hits, the ETSU Baseball Team defeated the division-leading Samford Bulldogs, 11-1, in seven innings in the series opener.


Football

Jerry Robertson receives Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award from Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 20, 2021) -- Today, the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame announced the honorees for its Achievement Awards, with former ETSU Athletic Trainer Jerry “Doc” Robertson receiving the Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award.


Men's Golf

Bucs Earn Regional Victory in Washington

CLE ELUM, Wash. (May 19, 2021) – It has been 20 years to the day but the wait is over for the ETSU Men’s Golf team as the Bucs have claimed their first NCAA Regional title since winning the East Regional on May 19, 2001. ETSU captured the Cle Elum Regional in Cle Elum, Wash. with a winning score of 14-under-par (838), besting San Francisco (-4) by double digits at Tumble Creek Golf Club. This is the first time since the 2008 season that the Bucs will be heading to the NCAA Championship.


Men's Golf

Davies Tabbed SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – ETSU redshirt-freshman golfer Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for all competition from May 12-18. The selection is made by the conference office.


Baseball

ETSU Concludes Regular Season at Thomas Stadium vs Samford

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (May 19, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team is set to host the Samford Bulldogs in the final series of the regular season at Thomas Stadium on Thursday and Friday. First pitch on Thursday is slated for 5 p.m., Friday is a 1 p.m. doubleheader.


Women's Golf

Three Bucs to participate in Let Them Play Classic

CHANDLER, Ariz. (May 19, 2021) -- Three members of the ETSU women’s golf team will get another chance to conclude its season.


Football

Huzzie and Manuel Garner All-American Recognition

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 19, 2021) – Two more Buccaneers have received the nod for postseason All-American honors as HERO Sports officially announced its honorees on Wednesday morning. Alijah Huzzie (Franklin, Ga.) was named to the HERO Sports Freshman All-American team, while Donovan Manuel (Ellenwood, Ga.) earned a spot on the HERO Sports Sophomore All-American squad.


Men's Golf

Bucs Ride Eagles to Climb Leaderboard on Moving Day

CLE ELUM, Wash. (May 18, 2021) – Today was moving day in Cle Elum, Washington and the Bucs took full advantage. The ETSU Men’s Golf team fired a 14-under-par (270) to pull away from the rest of the field at Tumble Creek Golf Club at Suncadia Resort. The Bucs began the day two shots back of the lead and are now coasting with an 11-stroke advantage heading into the final round on Wednesday thanks in large part to four eagles on the day. The 270 is the lowest overall score that a team has posted during the entirety of the 2021 NCAA Regional tournaments and is also the third lowest team score in program history.


Football

Bucs Featured in Final Top-25 Rankings

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 18, 2021) – For the first time since the conclusion of the 2018 season, the ETSU Football team finds itself ranked inside the Top-25 rankings in both major polls at the season’s end. The Bucs concluded the regular season ranked No. 22 but have advanced one spot in the final official rankings, climbing to No. 21 in the STATS Perform FCS Top 25 poll. Meanwhile, ETSU is now sitting at No. 24 in the FCS Coaches Poll.


Men's Golf

Bucs Sitting Two Strokes Back at NCAA Regional

CLE ELUM, Wash. (May 17, 2021) – Making its first NCAA Regional appearance as a team since 2017, the ETSU Men’s Golf Team did not disappoint in the opening round of the Cle Elum Regional in Cle Elum, Wash. The Bucs finished the opening round at 4-under-par (280), sitting just two paces off the lead at Tumble Creek Golf Club at Suncadia Resort.


Football

Bucs Reveal 2021 Season Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2021) – The ETSU football team has put the odd 2021 spring season behind and is now focused on getting back to normal this fall as the Bucs have officially revealed the 2021 fall season schedule. The Bucs will begin the season at Southeastern Conference foe, Vanderbilt, on Saturday, Sept. 4. The Bucs will host six home contests at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium this fall.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Wrap up Weekend with Aggie Twilight Classic

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 16, 2021) – A small contingency of the ETSU track and field team finished their weekend on Sunday afternoon, competing at the Aggie Twilight in attempt to crack the top of the leaderboards in the nation’s qualifying lists for the NCAA Prelims.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Conclude Lee University Last Chance

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (May 15, 2021) – The ETSU track and field team sent a group of distance runners to the Lee University Last Chance Invite on Saturday evening, competing for the first time since the Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships.


Baseball

Tate’s Stellar Start Leads to Doubleheader Split with Keydets

LEXINGTON, VA. (May 15, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team concluded its regular-season road slate on Saturday evening against the VMI Keydets at Gray-Minor Stadium in Lexington, Va. After VMI secured the series win with a 3-1 victory in game one of the twin bill, ETSU avoided the sweep with a 9-6 win in the series finale.


Men's Golf

Bucs Open NCAA Regionals in Washington on Monday

CLE ELUM, Wash. (May 15, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team is poised and ready for a run to the NCAA Championship but will have to advance from the Cle Elum Regional first. The Bucs will tee off at Tumble Creek Golf Club on Monday in Cle Elum, Washington. The regional will begin on Monday, May 17 and will conclude on Wednesday, May 19. The Cle Elum Regional consists of 14 teams and five individuals.


Baseball

ETSU’s Ninth-Inning Rally Falls Short at VMI

LEXINGTON, VA. (May 14, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team began its final road series of the regular season on Friday evening at Gray-Minor Stadium, facing the VMI Keykets. The Blue and Gold scored four runs in the ninth, but could not eliminate their five-run deficit in the final frame as VMI took the opener, 6-5.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Set For Weekend at Lee University Last Chance and Aggie Classic Twilight

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 14, 2021) – After competing in the SoCon Outdoor Championships just two weeks prior, a group of the ETSU track and field team will compete in one more meet to search for a spot in the NCAA Prelims.


Football

Folks Garners First All-American Honor

WACO, Texas (May 14, 2021) – For the first time in his collegiate career, graduate linebacker Jared Folks (Harrisburg, Pa.) has received an All-American honor as he was named to the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) First Team All-American squad on Friday morning.


Baseball

ETSU Travels to VMI for Pivotal SoCon Series

LEXINGTON, Va. (May 13, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team will hit the road for the final time in the regular season this weekend as they travel to Lexington, Va. to face the VMI Keydets. ETSU is 10-13 in Southern Conference play and sits two games back of the fourth spot in the SoCon tournament. The series will begin on Friday, May 14 at 4 p.m. and conclude with a doubleheader on Saturday, May 15 at 1 p.m.


Women's Golf

Baton Rouge Regional cancelled due to inclement weather

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 12, 2021) -- Due to the large amount of rain that hit Louisiana this week, the ETSU women’s golf team was unable to tee off at the Baton Rouge Regional as the NCAA Rules Committee announced the cancellation of the postseason tournament on Wednesday.


Football

Holmes Earns AP Second Team All-American

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2021) – For the first time in his career, redshirt-junior running back Quay Holmes (Powder Springs, Ga.) has received postseason recognition from the Associated Press. Holmes was tabbed to the AP FCS All-American Second Team on Wednesday afternoon. This is the second All-American honor for Holmes this spring as he earned a spot on the Stats Perform FCS All-America First Team on Monday.


Softball

Trio of Bucs Claim All-SoCon Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 12, 2021) – For the first time since the 2019 season, we have an All-SoCon Softball team. The league office announced the All-SoCon squad on Wednesday afternoon with the Bucs earning three postseason honors. Seniors Kelly Schmidt (Norcross, Ga.) and Kylie Toler (Bradenton, Fla.) were named to the All-SoCon Second Team, while Lilly Holston (Powell, Tenn.) earned a spot on the All-Freshman squad.


Baseball

ETSU Uses Long Ball to Defeat App State, 10-5

BOONE, N.C. (May 11, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team used three home runs to conclude their nonconference slate on a high note at Jim and Beattie Smith Stadium on Tuesday evening. The Bucs defeated the Appalachian State Mountaineers 10-5 to earn their first win in Boone since 2013.


Women's Golf

Mother Nature continues to postpone Baton Rouge Regional

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 11, 2021) – Mother Nature continued raining on the Baton Rouge Regional Tuesday.


Men's Golf

Bucs Add Mats Ege from Transfer Portal

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 11, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf Team has added redshirt-freshman transfer, Mats Ege (Kristiansand, Norway), to the squad for the upcoming season. Ege competed for Cal State Northridge during the 2019-20 campaign.


Men's Soccer

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.


Baseball, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis

Trio of Buccaneers Earn SoCon Athlete of the Month Honors

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (May 11, 2021) — The Southern Conference announced its Player of the Month awards for April on Monday afternoon and three Buccaneers received accolades.


Baseball

Bucs Conclude Nonconference Action at Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. (May 10, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team looks to conclude its nonconference slate on a high note as they travel to Boone, N.C. to face the Appalachian State Mountaineers.


Football

Buccaneer Duo Claim Stats Perform FCS All-America Honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 10, 2021) – The first all-American honors are in the books as the 2021 Stats Perform FCS All-America teams were announced on Monday afternoon. Quay Holmes (Powder Springs, Ga.) and Tre’mond Shorts (Hampton, Ga.) made up the Buccaneer appearances on the all-American teams.


Women's Golf

Day one of Baton Rouge Regional postponed

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 10, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s golf team will have to wait another day to begin postseason play.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf begins play at LSU Regional Monday

BATON ROUGE, La. (May 9, 2021) -- For the fifth time in program history and first since 2014, the ETSU women’s golf team will be playing in the NCAA Regionals, as the Buccaneers open postseason play Monday at the University Club in Baton Rouge, La.


Baseball

ETSU Drops Senior Day Doubleheader to UNCG

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 8, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team and the UNCG Spartans were set to conclude their three-game series on Saturday at Thomas Stadium with a doubleheader beginning at 1:15 p.m. Due to COVID-19 protocols, game one of the twin bill began at 3:15 p.m. UNCG took game one of the doubleheader, 13-5, in seven innings. The Spartans controlled the rubber match, plating six runs in the first two innings en route to taking the series finale, 9-6.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Ousted in NCAA First Round

ATHENS, Ga. (May 8, 2021) – The 2020-21 season officially came to a close for the ETSU Men’s Tennis team in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in Athens, Ga. The Bucs squared off against No. 11 Georgia at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex, falling in the opening round by the final score of 4-0. With the loss, the Bucs conclude the season at 13-8, while the Bulldogs improve to 15-6 and advance to the second round where they will face Texas Tech.


Baseball

Strong Start Lifts Bucs to 5-1 Win Over Spartans

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 7, 2021) — The ETSU baseball team wasted no time in Friday’s series opener against the Spartans, scoring four runs in the first inning on their way to a 5-1 victory over the UNCG Spartans in SoCon play.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Set Eyes on Bulldogs

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.


Baseball

Bucs to Host UNCG, Honor 15 Seniors this Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (May 6, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team will begin its second round of division play this weekend as the UNCG Spartans come to Thomas Stadium on Friday and Saturday. Prior to Saturday’s 1 p.m. doubleheader, the Blue and Gold will honor the team’s 15 seniors.


Football

Coach Sanders Announces Football Camps

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 6, 2021) – Interested in reserving a spot in the upcoming Randy Sanders Football Camps? It is not too late to sign up for a spot in the upcoming camps that will take place on Sunday, June 6 and Friday, June 11. Each day will feature one prospect camp and one specialist camp.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf Heading to Washington for NCAA Regionals

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team will rack up the frequent flyer miles as they are heading west to Cle Elum, Washington. The Bucs learned of their NCAA Regional in the upcoming NCAA Men’s Golf Championship during a selection show that was televised on the Golf Channel. The Cle Elum Regional will be held May 17-19 at the Tumble Creek Golf & Country Club.


Men's Tennis

Badra Earns SoCon Automatic Bid into NCAA Singles Championship

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.


Men's Tennis

Bucs are Athens Bound for NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 3, 2021) – It’s official, the Bucs have Georgia on their minds!


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Brown Nabs Crown in Final Day of SoCon Outdoor Championships

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (May 2, 2021) – Saving the best for last, the ETSU track and field team produced some strong results late in the second day of the Southern Conference Track and Field Outdoor Championships, including a champion-worthy performance from Mekayla Brown (Elgin, S.C.) in the triple jump on Sunday afternoon.


Softball

Bucs Fall in Regular-Season Finale

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 2, 2021) – Playing in its final regular-season contest of the 2021 season, the ETSU Softball team dropped a heartbreaker in Birmingham, Ala. The Bucs squandered a four-run cushion late in the game, dropping a 6-4 decision to Samford in the series finale. With the loss, ETSU falls to 15-22 on the campaign, including 3-14 in Southern Conference action.


Baseball

Bucs and Bears Exchange Comeback Wins in Saturday Doubleheader

MACON, Ga. (May 1, 2021) — The final three innings proved to be the most exciting at OrthoGeorgia Park on Saturday afternoon in both games of a doubleheader between the ETSU Baseball Team and the Mercer Bears. In game one, a three-run home run in the ninth gave ETSU a 7-6 victory, while the Bears plated eight runs in their final two at bats in the series finale to give them an 8-4 series-clinching win.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Hayden Breaks Own School Record in Day One of SoCon Outdoor Championships

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (May 1, 2021) – The ETSU track and field team finished their opening day at the Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday afternoon on the campus of Western Carolina, earning 16 personal records and setting a school record inside the Catamount Athletic Complex.


Softball

ETSU Splits Pitchers’ Duel with Samford

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 1, 2021) – In a day with little offense and dominating pitching, the ETSU Softball team came away with a doubleheader split with Samford. The Bucs dropped game one by the final of 1-0 before rebounding in game two for the 2-1 win over the Bulldogs. With the split, ETSU improves to 15-21 (3-13 SoCon), while Samford improves to 16-25 (5-9 SoCon).


Baseball

Bucs Fall to Mercer in Series-Opening Slugfest

MACON, Ga. (April 30, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team traveled to Macon, Ga. to face the Mercer Bears on Friday evening at OrthoGeorgia Park. In a game which featured eight home runs, Mercer held the advantage after the first inning and never let up, taking the game, 13-8.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Primed for SoCon Outdoor Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 30, 2021) – A cumulation of struggles and success over the past year lead to a destination point in Cullowhee, N.C., as the ETSU track and field team look forward to the Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday and Sunday.


Softball

ETSU Closes Regular Season at Samford

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 30, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team will close the book on the 2021 regular season this weekend, capping off the season with a three-game series at Samford beginning tomorrow at 2 p.m. (ET).


Baseball

Bucs Prepare for Weekend Clash with Bears in Macon

MACON, Ga. (April 29, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team continues Southern Conference play this weekend as the Blue and Gold travel to Macon, Ga. to face the Mercer Bears. The series begins with a single game Friday at 6 p.m. followed by a 2 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf heads to LSU for NCAA Regionals

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2021) -- During a Selection Show special televised on the Golf Channel, the ETSU women’s golf team learned on Wednesday that they will be heading to Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the NCAA Regional, which will be held May 10-12 at the University Club.


Baseball

ETSU Drops Midweek Contest at No. 22 Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (April 27, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team traveled to Blacksburg, Va. on Tuesday afternoon to face its final Power-5 opponent of the season. The Blue and Gold were unable to get on the board as the 22nd-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies shutout ETSU at Atlantic Union Bank Park, 12-0.


Men's Golf

Davies Earns SoCon Freshman and Player of the Year Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 27, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf squad has added a handful of hardware to the trophy case on Tuesday afternoon with the announcement of the 2021 All-Southern Conference Men’s Golf Team. The Bucs led all SoCon schools with seven postseason accolades, including SoCon Freshman and Player of the Year honors belonging to Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) and the SoCon Coach of the Year making its way to Johnson City through Head Coach Jake Amos. Joining Davies on the All-SoCon Team are teammates Shiso Go (Kanagawa, Japan) and Trevor Hulbert (Orlando, Fla.).


Women's Golf

Melecka, Shelton receive top SoCon honors; Bucs earn six postseason awards

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 27, 2021) -- A week after winning its first-ever Southern Conference Championship, the ETSU women’s golf team racked up a plethora of postseason honors as the league office announced its awards on Tuesday.


Men's Tennis

Bucs add Hugo Lobo to 2021-22 Roster

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.


Volleyball

Jenkins Adds Two to 2021 Fall Squad

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2021) — ETSU Volleyball Head Coach, Benavia Jenkins, announced on Tuesday morning the addition of McKenna Dietz and Taylor Roberts to join the program next fall.


Baseball

ETSU Travels to Blacksburg for Midweek at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (April 26, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team is back on the road at Virginia Tech on Tuesday, April 27 in Blacksburg, Va. Buccaneer right hander Zach Kirby (Upland, Calif.) will make his first start of the season with the first pitch slated for 6 p.m.


Men's Tennis

Bucs are Back on Top of the SoCon

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.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Falls to No. 32 Furman in SoCon Title Match

Hoover, Ala. (April 24, 2021) – The second seeded ETSU Women’s Tennis team found themselves back in the Southern Conference Championship match for the sixth straight year. The Blue and Gold were unable to upset the 32nd-ranked and top seeded Furman Paladins in Hoover, Ala. on Saturday afternoon. The Paladins defeated ETSU for the second straight week, this time 4-0.


Softball

Softball vs. Mercer Cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2021) – Saturday’s single game softball showdown between ETSU and Mercer has officially been cancelled due to inclement weather. Saturday’s game was the series finale as the two squads split the Friday doubleheader.


Baseball

ETSU's Baseball Game vs Western Carolina Cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2021) -- The series finale between the ETSU Baseball Team and the Western Carolina Catamounts, scheduled for Saturday, April 24, has been cancelled due to inclement weather.


Softball

Bucs Split Senior Day with Bears

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 23, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team celebrated Senior Day on Friday afternoon with a doubleheader split against the Mercer Bears. With the split, ETSU improved to 14-20 on the season, including 2-12 in Southern Conference action.


Baseball

Strong Pitching, Two Home Runs Lead ETSU to Doubleheader Split with Catamounts

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (April 23, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team held the league’s top offense to just four runs in a doubleheader split on Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium. The Blue and Gold fell to the Western Carolina Catamounts in game one, 3-0, before defeating the visitors 7-1 in the second game of the twin bill.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Blanks Wofford to Advance to SoCon Championship Match

Hoover, Ala. (April 23, 2021) – The second seeded ETSU Women’s Tennis team made quick work of the No. 3 Wofford Terriers in the Southern Conference Semifinals on Friday afternoon, blanking the Terriers 4-0 to advance to the SoCon Championship match on Saturday.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Outlast Bears, Advance to SoCon Finals

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.


Men's Tennis

Badra Claims Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year Honors

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.


Football

Bucs Earn 22 SoCon Postseason Accolades

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 22, 2021) – The ETSU Football team capped off the successful season with 22 Southern Conference postseason accolades on Thursday afternoon, as announced by the league office. ETSU captured 15 All-SoCon Coaches Awards (12 players) and seven All-SoCon Media honors (six players). In addition to the all-conference honors, Jared Folks (Harrisburg, Pa.) and Tre’mond Shorts (Hampton, Ga.) earned individual accolades with Folks capturing the SoCon Defensive Player of the Year and Shorts garnering the Jacobs Blocking Award.


Women's Tennis

Rojas Named SoCon Coach of the Year; Carvajal Tabbed Freshman of the Year

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 22, 2021) — With the Southern Conference Tournament set to begin this weekend, the league office announced its postseason women’s tennis awards on Thursday afternoon.


Baseball

Bucs Back at Thomas for Weekend Series with Catamounts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team is back at Thomas Stadium this weekend, hosting the Western Carolina Catamounts in a three-game series beginning on Friday, April 23. The series, which originally featured a Saturday doubleheader, moved the twin bill to Friday due to inclement weather. The single game which will be played on Saturday will be announced at a later time based on the projected forecast.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Looking to Continue SoCon Reign

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.


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis Gears up for SoCon Tournament

Hoover, Ala. (April 21, 2021) – After finishing the regular season with a 6-1 record in Southern Conference play, the ETSU Women’s Tennis team earned the No. 2 seed in the SoCon Tournament, taking place in Hoover, Ala. at the Hoover Met on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24. The Bucs begin the tournament facing the three-seeded Wofford Terriers in the semifinals at 2 p.m.


Softball

Bucs Host Bears in Final Home Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team will take the diamond at Betty Basler Field for the final time this season, hosting Mercer in a three-game series beginning tomorrow at 3 p.m. The series with the Bears will conclude with a solo game on Saturday at 1 p.m. Prior to Friday’s first pitch, the Bucs will honor its seven seniors as part of Senior Day.


Men's Golf

Davies Named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 21, 2021) – ETSU Men’s Golf redshirt-freshman Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for all competition from April 14-20. The selection is made by the conference office and was announced on Wednesday afternoon.


Women's Golf

SOCON CHAMPS!!! ETSU women’s golf uses late rally to capture crown

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (April 20, 2021) -- For the first time ever, the Southern Conference Women’s Golf Championship is heading to Johnson City!


Men's Golf

Bucs go Wire-To-Wire for SoCon Title

GREENSBORO, Ga. (April 20, 2021) – The wait is over and the Bucs are on top of the Southern Conference yet again! ETSU Men’s Golf went wire-to-wire in the 2021 SoCon Championship at The Oconee Course in Greensboro, Ga., claiming the program’s 21st SoCon Championship and 26th conference title in ETSU history. The Bucs (-5) fended off Western Carolina (+3) for their first title since 2017 and the first in the Jake Amos era.


Softball

Bucs Fall in the Final Non-Conference Doubleheader

BOONE, N.C. (April 20, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team competed in its final non-conference doubleheader of the season, falling in a pair of contests to Appalachian State on Tuesday afternoon in Boone, N.C. With the losses, ETSU drops to 13-19 on the season after seeing its losing streak extend to 11 games.


Football

2021 Spring Football: A Season to Remember

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2021) – The unique chapter of the 2021 Spring Season for ETSU Football has officially closed, but not without positivities to take into the fall season.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf leads after 36 holes at SoCon Championship

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (April 19, 2021) -- Two rounds down. One more to go.


Men's Golf

Bucs Hold Sizable Lead at SoCon Championship

GREENSBORO, Ga. (April 19, 2021) – The 2021 Southern Conference Men’s Golf Championship could not have started any better for the Bucs as they hold an 11-stroke advantage over Western Carolina after the opening day of the championship at The Oconee Course in Greensboro, Ga.


Football

Holmes Named FCS Walter Payton Award Finalist

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 19, 2021) – On Monday afternoon, Stats Perform released its FCS Walter Payton Award Finalists, consisting of 16 different individuals. Among those 16 competitors is redshirt-junior running back Quay Holmes (Powder Springs, Ga.). The FCS Walter Payton Award goes to the national offensive player of the year and is named for legendary running back, Walter Payton.


Women's Tennis

SoCon Women’s Tennis Championship Announced

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference announced the pairings and times for the 2021 Southern Conference Women’s Tennis Championship on Sunday afternoon. Furman 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.


Men's Tennis

Men’s Tennis Championship Announced

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.


Men's Basketball

Oliver announces entire coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 19, 2021) -- First-year ETSU men’s basketball head coach Desmond Oliver announced on Monday the hiring of his entire coaching staff. Patrice Days, Mark Bialkoski and Mantoris Robinson have been named assistant coaches, while Oliver named Lucas Campbell the Director of Basketball Operations and Sunny Park the Director of Basketball Sport Performance.


Softball

ETSU Travels to Boone on Tuesday

BOONE, N.C. (April 19, 2021) – For the final time in the 2021 regular season, the ETSU Softball team will compete in a non-conference battle as the Bucs head to Boone, N.C. for a Tuesday doubleheader with Appalachian State. The doubleheader was originally set for Wednesday, April 21 but has been moved up one day to Tuesday.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Capture SoCon Regular Season Crown

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2021) – In the match of the Southern Conference unbeatens, it was the ETSU Men’s Tennis team that laid claim to the 2021 SoCon Regular Season title with its 4-0 win over Samford on Sunday afternoon at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex in Johnson City, Tenn. With the win, ETSU claims its second consecutive regular season SoCon championship, improving to 11-7 (7-0 SoCon).


Softball

ETSU Slips in Series Finale against Furman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team dropped its ninth consecutive game on Sunday, falling to Furman by the final of 6-0. With the loss, ETSU falls to 13-17 on the season and 1-11 in Southern Conference play.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf begins quest for SoCon Championship on Monday

JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. (April 18, 2021) -- With the goal of capturing its first-ever Southern Conference Championship, the ETSU women’s golf team carries a lot of momentum into this week’s conference championship, which gets underway Monday from the Oak Point Golf Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.


Men's Golf

ETSU Turns Focus on Southern Conference Championship

GREENSBORO, Ga. (April 18, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team has officially arrived in the Peach State as the Bucs are set to compete in the 2021 Southern Conference Championship at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Ga. The Bucs are looking for their 21st SoCon Championship in program history and the first since 2017.


Baseball

ETSU Splits Saturday Twin Bill, Drops Series at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 17, 2021) — After dropping game one yesterday, the ETSU Baseball Team forced a rubber match with The Citadel after winning game one of Saturday’s doubleheader, 7-2. With game two tied at four, the Bulldogs plated two runs in the eighth to take a 6-4 lead and ultimately take the series.


Softball

Bucs drop Saturday Doubleheader to Paladins

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2021) – The slide continues for the ETSU Softball team as the Bucs dropped two more games on Saturday, this time falling in a doubleheader to Furman at Betty Basler Field. With the losses, the Bucs fall to 13-16 (1-10 SoCon) on the year, running the losing streak to eight games.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Three Individual Golds Pace Bucs in Final Day of Catamount Classic

Cullowhee, N.C. (April 17, 2021) – In the final day of the Catamount Classic, the ETSU track and field team produced some performances to build on as the Bucs head into a two week hiatus before competing in the SoCon Outdoor Championships.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Unable to Upset No. 32 Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 17, 2021) – The final two remaining undefeated teams in the Southern Conference took the court on Saturday morning for the regular season title. The ETSU Women’s Tennis Team fell to the 32nd-ranked Furman Paladins on the road to move to 6-1 in league play. The Paladins conclude the regular season 7-0 in conference action.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Produce Strong Performances in Day One of the Catamount Classic

Cullowhee, N.C. (April 16, 2021) – It was a day of records being broken for the ETSU track and field team as the squad combined for almost two dozen personal records, three individual gold medals and a new meet record in the men’s 5000m.


Baseball

Four Run Second Inning Propels Bulldogs Past Bucs in Series Opener

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 16, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team fell in its series opener for the third consecutive week, this time a 5-4 setback at The Citadel.


Women's Tennis

Bucs, Paladins Play for SoCon Regular Season Title Saturday

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 16, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Tennis team and the 32nd-ranked Furman Paladins are the last two unbeaten teams in the Southern Conference and face off on Saturday morning for the regular season crown. The Bucs and the Paladins are both 6-0 in league play entering the match. First serve is slated for 11 a.m.


Softball

Bucs Play Host to Paladins During Homecoming

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2021) – ETSU Softball is back at Betty Basler Field as the Bucs play host to Furman in a three-game series beginning on Saturday with a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. The series will conclude on Sunday with a single game at 1 p.m.


Men's Tennis

Bucs and Bulldogs Set for Marquee Match

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis squad has played its fair share of big matches. Sunday’s contest against Samford will be added to that list as the regular season Southern Conference title will be on the lines at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex in Johnson City, Tenn. Sunday’s battle between the SoCon giants will begin at 1 p.m. and will be featured on ESPN+.


Baseball

Bucs Head to Charleston for Series vs Bulldogs

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 15, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team is back on the road this weekend as the Blue and Gold travel to Charleston to face The Citadel Bulldogs.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Prepare for Final Tune-up Before Conference Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2021) – For one last weekend, the ETSU track and field team get a chance to prepare for the incoming SoCon Outdoor Championships, travelling to Cullowhee, N.C. and Charlottesville, Va. for the Catamount Classic and the Virginia Challenge.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Drop Final Non-Conference Bout with Monarchs

Charlotte, N.C. (April 14, 2021) – Competing in the final non-conference battle of the season, the ETSU Men’s Tennis squad dropped a 4-1 decision to Old Dominion in a neutral-site showdown in Charlotte, N.C. With the loss, ETSU falls to 10-7 with one match remaining.


Men's Golf

Davies Snatches Second SoCon Honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 14, 2021) – For the second time this season, ETSU Men’s Golf redshirt-freshman Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week. The league office announced the recognition on Wednesday afternoon.


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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.


Baseball

King Named to Brooks Wallace Award Watch List

LUBBOCK, Texas. (April 13, 2021) — ETSU sophomore infielder, Ashton King (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named to the Brooks Wallace Award watch list, collegebaseballhall.org announced Tuesday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Challenge Monarchs in Charlotte

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team is taking its six-match winning streak to Charlotte, N.C. for a neutral-site showdown against the Old Dominion Monarchs on Wednesday. The battle is set to begin at 1 p.m.


Baseball

Perfect Game Names Cady Midseason All-American

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (April 13, 2021) — After leading the team in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, RBI, doubles, triples and home runs throughout the first half of the season, ETSU outfielder, Ethan Cady (Soddy Daisy, Tenn.) was named a Midseason Collegiate All-American by Perfect Game last week.


Men's Tennis

Badra Ties SoCon Record Fifth Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 12, 2021) – It seems like a broken record but in fact he is just this good. For a Southern Conference-tying fifth time, Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) has been named SoCon Men’s Tennis Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. Badra ties teammate Frazier Rengifo (Cali, Colombia) for the record as Rengifo set the mark in 2019.


Football

ETSU Football Concludes Regular Season; Bucs Hopeful to Hear Name Called on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2021) – ETSU’s 2021 Spring Football regular season has come to a conclusion. This Saturday, April 17 vs. Chattanooga was set to be the final home game of the spring season for the Bucs. However, ETSU was notified by the Southern Conference that Chattanooga had opted out of the remainder of their regular season schedule.


Baseball

ETSU Blasts Eight Home Runs in Doubleheader Split with Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (April 11, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team and the Wofford Terriers put together 49 hits and 31 runs in Sunday’s doubleheader at Thomas Stadium. The Bucs took game one 7-4 before falling in game two 11-9. The Blue and Gold hit eight home runs in the two games including going back-to-back three times.


Softball

Buccaneer Woes Continue in Cullowhee

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 11, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team could not overcome a slow offensive weekend, dropping yet another three-game Southern Conference series. This time it was the Western Carolina Catamounts who handed the Bucs the three-game sweep. With the losses, ETSU drops to 13-14 on the season and 1-8 in league action.


Men's Tennis

ETSU Claims Sixth Consecutive Victory

ELON, N.C. (April 11, 2021) – It was another dominating performance by the ETSU Men’s Tennis team as the squad won its sixth consecutive match, this time with a 5-2 victory over Elon on Sunday afternoon in Elon, N.C. With the win, ETSU improves to 10-6 on the season, while Elon falls to 11-5.


Football

Bucs Drop Heartbreaker in Macon

MACON, Ga. (April 10, 2021) – In a game where offense was hard to come by and every possession counted, it was the Mercer Bears who stole the one-possession battle as they handed ETSU a devastating 21-13 loss in Macon, Ga. With the loss, the 20th-ranked Buccaneers fall to 4-2 in the spring season as their playoff hopes take a hit.


Men's Golf

Bucs Finish Regular Season on Strong Note

CARY, N.C. (April 10, 2021) – It was a record-setting day for the Bucs in the final day of the Stitch Intercollegiate in Cary, N.C. as the Bucs finished 3rd in a field of 12 teams. ETSU concluded the event with a team score of 38-under-par (826), a new 54-hole program record for the ETSU Men’s Golf program. The record was thanks in large part to a final-round 18-under-par (270) which ranks T-3rd lowest single round score in program history, while marking the T-2nd lowest round vs. par in school history. All five Buccaneer competitors carded season-low 54-hole totals in the tournament.


Men's Soccer

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.


Baseball

Bucs Drop Series Opener to Terriers in Extras

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (April 10, 2021) — In a game where nine innings wasn’t enough, it was errors in the 10th inning that made the difference between the ETSU Baseball Team and the Wofford Terriers at Thomas Stadium. With the game locked at two, the Terriers plated a run on four errors in the top of the 10th to take a 3-2 lead on Saturday afternoon. After setting down the Bucs in order, the Terriers defeated ETSU, 3-2.


Softball

ETSU-Western Carolina softball series opener suspended due to inclement weather

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 10, 2021) -- Due to inclement weather in western North Carolina, Saturday’s softball series opener between ETSU and Western Carolina has been suspended with the Catamounts leading 7-0 in the top of the fourth inning.


Football

GAMEDAY LINKS: ETSU at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (April 10, 2021) – Following a big win against VMI on Saturday, April 3, the Buccaneer Football squad is hoping to keep the momentum rolling heading into Macon, Ga. The No. 20/21 Bucs are aiming for a key Southern Conference road victory over a red-hot Mercer squad to keep both the FCS playoffs alive as well as the league crown. Kickoff between the Bucs and the Bears is slated for 6 p.m. tonight at Five Star Stadium.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Complete Day Two of Tennessee Relays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 9, 2021) – With impending inclement weather on the horizon in Knoxville, the ETSU track and field team adjusted on the fly to schedule changes on the second day of the Tennessee Relays.


Men's Golf

ETSU Positioned 4th in Stitch Intercollegiate

CARY, N.C. (April 9, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team is positioned nicely nearing the end of round two at the 2021 Stitch Intercollegiate as play was halted due to inclement weather and darkness. With four holes remaining in the second round for the Bucs, the Blue & Gold find themselves in 4th place at 17-under-par, trailing N.C. State by just four strokes.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Dominate Bulldogs on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2021) – For the fifth consecutive match, the ETSU Buccaneers Men’s Tennis team came out victorious, this time earning a 7-0 sweep over The Citadel on Senior Day in Johnson City, Tenn.


Men's Soccer

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.


Baseball

Bucs, Terriers Prepare for Weekend Clash at Thomas

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2021) — For the first time in three weeks, the ETSU Baseball team will face a Southern Conference opponent at Thomas Stadium.


Football

Bucs Meet Bears in Macon

MACON, Ga. (April 9, 2021) – Following a big win against VMI on Saturday, April 3, the Buccaneer Football squad is hoping to keep the momentum rolling heading into Macon, Ga. The No. 20/21 Bucs are aiming for a key Southern Conference road victory over a red-hot Mercer squad to keep both the FCS playoffs alive as well as the league crown. Kickoff between the Bucs and the Bears is slated for 6 p.m. on Saturday night at Five Star Stadium.


Softball

Bucs Look to Bounce Back in Cullowhee

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 9, 2021) – The Southern Conference Softball season hasn’t exactly begun the way the Bucs wanted. However, ETSU could right its ship with a three-game series this weekend against the Catamounts in Cullowhee, N.C.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Duo Completes Day One of Tennessee Relays

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 8, 2021) – A small contingency of the ETSU track and field team competed in day one of the Tennessee Relays on Thursday evening, the Bucs recording yet another personal record on the outdoor season through Atlantis Warren (Memphis, Tenn.).


Football

Top Things to Know – ETSU at Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2021) – ETSU Football will conclude its final road Southern Conference game of the season as the Bucs travel to Macon, Ga. for a showdown against Mercer.


Men's Golf

Bucs Conclude Regular Season in North Carolina

CARY, N.C. (April 8, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team is gearing up for its final tournament of the 2020-21 regular season, the Stitch Intercollegiate in Cary, N.C. The tournament will begin with 36 holes on Friday and conclude with 18 holes of action on Saturday. The 2021 Stitch Intercollegiate will be played at MacGregor Downs Country Club and will be the final event before the Southern Conference Championship on April 19-20.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Soccer

Cesane Nabs SoCon All-Freshman Team Selection

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 8, 2021) – Making an impression in her debut season for the ETSU women’s soccer team, Sinoxolo Cesane (Cape Town, South Africa) was selected to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team, the league office announced Thursday afternoon.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball, Buc Spirit

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.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Host Senior Day Friday; Travel to Elon Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2021) – With just four matches remaining, the ETSU Men’s Tennis squad will cut that amount in half this weekend with two duels on the schedule. The Bucs (8-6, 5-0 SoCon) will play host to The Citadel (5-16, 0-5 SoCon) on Friday at 2 p.m. in Johnson City, Tenn. in conjunction with Senior Day. ETSU will then travel to Elon (11-4) on Sunday for a 1 p.m. contest against the Phoenix.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU men’s and women’s cross country receive USTFCCCA academic honors

NEW ORLEANS (April 8, 2021) -- The U.S. Track & Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its 2020 all-academic team and individual honors following another successful cross country season. Both the ETSU men’s and women’s programs and red-shirt junior Lindsey Stallworth (Knoxville, Tenn.) received the recognition for their hard work and commitment on the course as well as in the classroom.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Blanks Western Carolina to Move to 6-0 in SoCon Play

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 7, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Tennis team remained undefeated in Southern Conference action on Wednesday afternoon as they took down the Western Carolina Catamounts on the road in Cullowhee.


Women's Basketball

ETSU Women’s Basketball Completes Coaching Staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2021) - ETSU women’s basketball head coach Simon Harris officially announced his coaching staff on Wednesday afternoon, the additions of Adria Crawford, Joe Silvestri and Jackie Alexander completing his team as he enters his first season at the helm of the program.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field Make Short Trip for Tennessee Relays

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2021) – The ETSU track and field team make the short trek to Knoxville this weekend, taking part in the Tennessee Relays over a span of three days at the Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium.


Men's Basketball

What They Are Saying About Coach Oliver

On Monday, Desmond Oliver became the 18th head coach in ETSU men's basketball history.


Baseball

ETSU Falls to No. 13 Virginia Tech

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (April 6, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team was back home for the first time in more than two weeks to face the visiting 13th-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies at Thomas Stadium on Tuesday night. In a game that consisted of 11 combined runs in the first two innings and saw 20 runners cross the plate, the Hokies had the advantage, taking the contest, 15-5.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Travels to Western Carolina Wednesday

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (April 6, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Tennis team is back in action on Wednesday, April 6 as they look to remain perfect in Southern Conference play. The Blue and Gold travel to Colluwhee, N.C. to take on the Western Carolina Catamounts.


Women's Soccer

Yelton Adds Three Signings to 2021 Class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer program added more depth to their squad as Head Coach Jay Yelton announced an additional three members to his program on Tuesday afternoon after signing seven in the early signing period.


Football

ETSU Appears in AFCA Coaches Poll Top 25

WACO, Texas (April 6, 2021) – After breaking through in the STATS Perform FCS Top 25 less than 24 hours ago, the ETSU Buccaneers have jumped into another Top 25 poll. This time, the Bucs are ranked No. 20 in the AFCA Coaches Poll.


Men's Basketball

Desmond Oliver Named ETSU Men’s Basketball Head Coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2021) – During a press conference held Monday afternoon inside Gordon Ball Court, East Tennessee State University Director of Athletics Scott Carter announced the hiring of Desmond Oliver as the new head coach of the ETSU men’s basketball program.


Baseball

ETSU Hosts #13 Virginia Tech Tuesday at Thomas

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2021) — For the first time since 2019, ETSU will be bringing a Power-5 opponent to Thomas Stadium. The ETSU Baseball team will host the 13th-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies on Tuesday, April 5. First pitch is slated for 5 p.m.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Softball

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.


Football

Football Press Conference: Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2021) – ETSU Football participated in the weekly zoom press conference on Monday as Head Coach Randy Sanders was joined by redshirt-junior offensive lineman Tre’mond Shorts (Hampton, Ga.) and graduate linebacker Jared Folks (Harrisburg, Pa.).


Women's Tennis

Pascual-Larrinaga Tabbed SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 5, 2021) – For the first time in her three-year career at ETSU, Andrea Pascual-Larrinaga (Basauri, Spain) was named the Southern Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. The conference office announced the accolade on Monday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

Badra Does it Again

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 5, 2021) – For the fourth time this season, Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week. Badra earned the award as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.


Football

ETSU Duo Garner SoCon Weekly Awards

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 5, 2021) – The celebrations for the Bucs big win over VMI did not end on Saturday in Lexington, Va. Earlier this afternoon, ETSU cracked the STATS Perform FCS Top 25 poll for the first time since 2018. Now the Bucs captured two of the three weekly Southern Conference awards as Quay Holmes (Powder Springs, Ga.) was named SoCon Offensive Player of the Week and Alijah Huzzie (Franklin, Ga.) earned SoCon Defensive Player of the Week. In addition, Holmes earned the honor of FCS National Offensive Player of the Week.


Football

Bucs Crack STATS Perform FCS Top 25

CHICAGO, Ill. (April 5, 2021) – For the first time since 2018, the ETSU Buccaneer football squad has cracked the Top 25, making an appearance at No. 21. This is the first time that the Bucs have been featured inside the Top 25 since Nov. 19, 2018.


Men's Soccer

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.


Football

Bucs Silence Keydets in Marquee Win

LEXINGTON, Va. (April 3, 2021) – It was another dramatic finish for the Buccaneers as ETSU pulled off yet another one-possession victory. ETSU went on the road to defeat previously undefeated VMI, capturing the 24-20 upset over the Keydets at Foster Stadium. With the win, ETSU improves to 4-1, while the 10th-ranked Keydets fall to 5-1.


Baseball

Strong Starting Pitching Shuts Down Spartans in Saturday Sweep

GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 3, 2021) — It its final game of the opening round of division play, the ETSU Baseball Team picked up a crucial doubleheader sweep over the UNCG Spartans. With strong starting pitching, the Bucs limited the Spartans to just four runs in the two games. ETSU took game one 4-1 and clinched the series with a 6-3 win in game two.


Softball

Bucs drop 11-inning heartbreaker to Chattanooga, 3-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 3, 2021) – Despite keeping Chattanooga scoreless for nine innings and freshman Lilly Holston (Powell, Tenn.) belting a game-tying home run in the bottom of the 10th inning, the ETSU softball team couldn’t secure a win in the series finale, as the Bucs suffered an 11-inning heartbreaking 3-2 loss to the Mocs on Saturday from Betty Basler Field.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field Concludes Three Day Weekend at UAB Spring Invite

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 3, 2021) – The ETSU track and field team concluded its busy weekend, competing in the third straight day of action in the final day of the UAB Spring Invite on Saturday.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Defeats Chattanooga to Remain Unbeaten in SoCon Play

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 3, 2021) – In its fifth and final home match of the season, the Blue and Gold remained perfect in the friendly confines of Johnson City with a 6-1 victory over the visiting Chattanooga Mocs at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex.


Football

GAMEDAY LINKS: ETSU at VMI

LEXINGTON, Va. (April 3, 2021) – Looking to keep playoff hopes alive, the ETSU Football team is marching on to Lexington, Va. for a meeting with the 10th-ranked VMI Keydets. The battle between the two Southern Conference leaders will kick off at 1:35 p.m. at Foster Stadium as the Bucs aim to play spoilers to VMI’s Saturday.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Remain Unscathed in SoCon Action

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 2, 2021) – There remains a constant theme for the Buccaneers Men’s Tennis team…they are tough to defeat in Southern Conference action. ETSU received Chattanooga’s best shot but the Bucs came out victorious with a 5-2 triumph over the Mocs in Chattanooga on Friday afternoon. With the win, ETSU improves to 8-6 overall and 5-0 in league play, while Chattanooga falls to 6-9 (2-2).


Baseball

Bucs Fall to Spartans in Series Opener

GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 2, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team began its third in division series on Friday afternoon at the UNCG Baseball Stadium and fell to the Spartans 9-2.


Softball

Bucs Blanked in Friday Sweep

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2021) – The Southern Conference home opener did not go the way the ETSU Softball squad wanted, dropping a pair of shutout losses to visiting Chattanooga on Friday afternoon. With the losses, the Bucs drop to 13-10 on the season and 1-4 in league play.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Cruises to 7-0 Victory over UNCG

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Tennis team remained undefeated in Southern Conference action on Friday afternoon, defeating the UNCG Spartans 7-0 at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Record Strong Finish in VertKlasse Meeting

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2021) – The ETSU track and field team continued a busy weekend, concluding the VertKlasse Meeting in High Point while competing in the opening day of the UAB Spring Invite.


Football

Bucs and Keydets Meet in Pivotal SoCon Clash

LEXINGTON, Va. (April 2, 2021) – Looking to keep playoff hopes alive, the ETSU Football team is marching on to Lexington, Va. for a meeting with the 10th-ranked VMI Keydets on Saturday in Lexington, Va. The battle between the two Southern Conference leaders will kick off at 1:35 p.m. at Foster Stadium as the Bucs aim to play spoilers to VMI’s Saturday.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Concludes Day One of VertKlasse Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C. (April 1, 2021) – The ETSU track and field team opened its busy weekend at the VertKlasse Meeting at Dick Vert Stadium on Thursday afternoon, competing in the first of three straight days of action for the Bucs.


Football

Top Things to Know – ETSU at VMI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2021) – ETSU Football will hit the road for its first of two consecutive games away from home, beginning with a 1:30 p.m. showdown against VMI on Saturday, April 3 in Lexington, Va.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Hosts Final Home Women’s Tennis Matches this Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Tennis team will host its final two remaining home matches at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex this weekend. The Blue and Gold will host the UNCG Spartans on Friday and the Chattanooga Mocs on Saturday. Both matches are slated to begin at 1 p.m.


Volleyball

Esposito and Forster Earn All-SoCon Accolades

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 1, 2021) – The Southern Conference announced its volleyball postseason awards on Thursday afternoon and two members of the ETSU Volleyball team were recognized. Sara Esposito (Venezia, Italy) was named to the All-SoCon Second Team and Jenna Forster (Maryville, Tenn.) earned All-Freshman honors.


Softball

Bucs Ready for SoCon Home Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2021) – The ETSU Softball squad is geared up and ready for its Southern Conference home opener as the Bucs host Chattanooga in a three-game series beginning with a doubleheader tomorrow at 2 p.m. The three-game series will conclude at Betty Basler Field on Saturday with a single game at noon.


Baseball

Bucs Continue SoCon Play at UNCG

GREENSBORO, N.C. (April 1, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team will conclude its first round of in-division play this weekend as the Bucs travel to Greensboro to face the UNCG Spartans. The three-game series begins with a single game on Friday at 4 p.m. followed by a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Travel to Rival Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 1, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team will compete in its final road Southern Conference tilt of the season as the Bucs travel to Chattanooga on Friday for a 2:30 p.m. match.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Split Squad for Dual Meet Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2021) – The ETSU track and field team is back in action this weekend, ETSU Director of Track and Field George Watts splitting his squad into two different teams to take on both the High Point Vertklasse and the UAB Spring Invite.


Women's Golf

Melecka captures second SoCon Golfer of the Week honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 31, 2021) -- For the second time this month, ETSU senior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) was named Southern Conference Golfer of the Week, as the league office announced its weekly award on Wednesday.


Football

Keltner Named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 31, 2021) – ETSU sophomore Tyler Keltner (Tallahassee, Fla.) has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for all competition from March 24-30. The selection is made by the conference office.


Women's Soccer

Three Remaining ETSU Women’s Soccer Games Cancelled

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 31, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Soccer team has officially announced the cancellation of its final three regular-season games. The Bucs are cancelling due to opt-outs and injuries that have left the squad below the Southern Conference’s recommended guidelines at a key position.


Men's Tennis

ETSU Cruises Past UNC Asheville on Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team cruised past UNC Asheville in its final home non-conference match of the season, besting the Bulldogs by the final score of 5-2. With the win, ETSU improves to 7-6 on the season and 3-0 at home, while Asheville drops to 7-5.


Baseball

ETSU’s Comeback at Radford Falls Short

RADFORD, Va. (March 30, 2021) — In a game that was scheduled the day before, the ETSU Baseball Team traveled to Radford to take on the Highlanders at Sherman Carter Memorial Stadium. The game featured 23 hits, 12 pitchers and 14 runs, Radford defeated ETSU 9-5.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf sweep titles at Chattanooga Classic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 30, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s golf team will be heading into next month’s Southern Conference Championship with a lot of momentum.


Women's Golf

ETSU, Melecka lead at Chattanooga Classic

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 29, 2021) -- Highlighted by the stellar play of senior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic), ETSU women’s golf holds both the team and individual lead following the first two rounds of the Chattanooga Classic, which got underway Monday from the Black Creek Club.


Volleyball

ETSU Sweeps Chattanooga in Regular-Season Finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2021) — The ETSU Volleyball Team concluded the regular season with its second consecutive sweep over the Chattanooga Mocs. The Bucs defeated UTC 3-0 (25-18, 25-17, 26-24) on Monday evening in Brooks Gym.


Baseball

ETSU Adds Midweek with Radford

RADFORD, Va. (March 29, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball Team will travel to Radford, Va. to face the Highlanders on Tuesday, March 30 at 4 p.m. The game was added to the schedule earlier this morning.


Football

Football Press Conference: VMI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2021) – ETSU Football participated in the weekly zoom press conference on Monday as Head Coach Randy Sanders was joined by junior tight end Nate Adkins (Knoxville, Tenn.) and graduate linebacker Jared Folks (Harrisburg, Pa.).


Baseball

Tate Garners Second Straight SoCon Pitcher of the Week Accolade

SPARANBURG, S.C. (March 29, 2021) — After recording second quality start in as many weeks, ETSU Baseball starting pitcher, Nathanial Tate (Manchester, Tenn.) was named the Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week. The league office announced the award on Monday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

Men’s Tennis Plays Host to Bulldogs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s tennis team will play its final non-conference home match of the season, hosting UNC Asheville on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The Bucs were originally slated to play the Bulldogs on Wednesday, but the match has been moved up one day due to inclement weather in the forecast on Wednesday.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Earns Third Straight SoCon Victory

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 29, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Tennis Team won its third consecutive Southern Conference match on Monday morning to move to 3-0 in league play. The Bucs took down Wofford in Spartanburg, 6-1. The match was scheduled to be played yesterday, but weather in the area delayed the match to Monday morning.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Home Finale Rescheduled for April 6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2021) – After torrential rains interrupted the initially scheduled home finale set for Sunday, March 28, the ETSU women’s soccer team is scheduled to battle the Paladins on Tuesday, April 6 at 1 p.m.


Football

Keltner Earns SoCon Special Teams Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 29, 2021) – For the first time in his collegiate career, Tyler Keltner (Tallahassee, Fla.) has been named the Southern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.


Men's Golf

Bucs Conclude Old Waverly Collegiate Championship

WEST POINT, Miss. (March 28, 2021) – After nearly a four-hour weather delay, the Bucs were finally able to take the course in the final round of the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship. ETSU climbed as high as fifth in the team standings but could not sustain the momentum, settling for an 8th-place finish with a team score of 2-over-par (866). The Bucs posted a 4-over-par (292) in the final round, which marked the fourth-best team score of the day.


Volleyball

Bucs' Block Blows Away Mocs in Straight Sets

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 28, 2021) — The ETSU Volleyball Team used a .500 hitting percentage in its 25-12 third-set victory over Chattanooga to sweep the Mocs 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 25-12) on Sunday evening inside of Brooks Gym.


Women's Tennis

ETSU’s Women’s Tennis Match at Wofford Postponed to Monday

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 28, 2021) – Due to inclement weather in the area, ETSU’s women’s tennis match in Spartanburg against the Wofford Terriers has been postponed to tomorrow, March 29 at 10 a.m.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf makes final tune-up before SoCon Championship

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 28, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s golf team makes its final tune-up before the Southern Conference Championship as the Buccaneers gear up for the Chattanooga Classic, which begins Monday at Black Creek Club.


Women's Soccer

Bucs, Paladins Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 28, 2021) – With heavy rain coursing through the Johnson City area over the last two days, the ETSU women’s soccer team’s match against Furman has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Football

Bucs Battle Weather and Catamounts in Saturday Victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2021) – Neither the delayed start, the dreary weather nor the Catamount defense could slow down the Buccaneer running game as ETSU powered its way to a 24-17 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Bucs (3-1, 3-1) reclaim the Blue Ridge Border Battle Trophy from the claws of the Catamounts (1-8, 1-5).


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Three Bucs set personal bests in 800m at Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 27, 2021) -- In the final day at the Raleigh Relays, a trio of Buccaneers set personal bests in the 800m on Saturday from the Paul Derr Track and Field Facility.


Baseball

Stellar Pitching Propels Bucs over Bulldogs in Series Finale

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 27, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team concluded its series in Birmingham with a 5-1 victory over the Samford Bulldogs at Joe Lee Griffin Field.


Men's Golf

ETSU men’s golf completes second round play at Old Waverly Collegiate

WEST POINT, Miss. (March 27, 2021) -- Led by red-shirt freshman Remi Chartier (Montreal, Canada), the ETSU men’s golf team concluded second round play at the Old Waverly Collegiate on Saturday from the Old Waverly Golf Club.


Softball

Strong start carries Bucs to road win at UNCG, 7-2

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 27, 2021) -- After suffering a pair of one-run heartbreaking losses to open Southern Conference play on Friday, the ETSU softball team unleashed its frustration on UNCG in Saturday’s series finale.


Volleyball

ETSU Hosts Chattanooga to Conclude 2021 Regular Season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2021) – The ETSU Volleyball team will conclude its 2021 Spring season on Sunday, March 28 and Monday, March 29 inside Brooks Gym vs the Chattanooga Mocs.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Announce Schedule Change

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis squad has announced a schedule change for tomorrow’s home match against Samford. The Bucs and Bulldogs will be moving the match to Sunday, April 18 due to inclement weather in the forecast. The start time to the match will be determined at a later time.


Football

GAMEDAY LINKS: ETSU vs. Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2021) – The ETSU Football team is primed and ready for the annual Blue Ridge Border Battle on Saturday as the Bucs play host to cross-mountain rival, Western Carolina. Saturday’s Southern Conference showdown will begin at 1 p.m. at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium and will be the 50th all-time meeting between the two squads, including the third edition of the Blue Ridge Border Battle.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs complete day two at Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 26, 2021) -- Four members of the ETSU track and field team represented the Blue and Gold in the second day of the Raleigh Relays on Friday from the Paul Derr Track and Field Facility.


Baseball

ETSU Drops Doubleheader to Samford

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 26, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team faced its first Southern Conference road test on Friday afternoon against the Samford Bulldogs. The Bulldogs swept the Buccaneers in the Friday doubleheader at Joe Lee Griffin Field, winning game one 7-3 followed by a 10-2 victory in game two.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Remains Unbeaten in League Play with 5-2 Victory over Samford

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 26, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Tennis team continued its Southern Conference slate on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 win over the Samford Bulldogs.


Men's Golf

Go Headlines Opening Round for Bucs

WEST POINT, Miss. (March 26, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team saw a roller coaster of a day in which they were featured atop the leaderboard and as low as 11th. However, the Bucs settled down for the opening round of the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship and are tied with Tennessee for 5th overall after posting a 2-under-par (286). The Bucs, who carded their first under-par round as a team in seven rounds, find themselves only five shots off the lead.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Outlast Paladins in SoCon Clash

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2021) – In a clash of Southern Conference heavyweights in men’s tennis, it was the ETSU Buccaneers that came out on top, outlasting a ferocious Furman comeback for the 4-3 edge. With the win, the Bucs improve to 6-6 on the season but more importantly to 4-0 in league play. The Paladins drop to 5-10, including 2-1 in SoCon competition.


Softball

Bucs drop pair of one-run decisions to UNCG in SoCon opener

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 26, 2021) -- ETSU softball saw the UNCG Spartans rally for a pair of one-run decisions in Friday’s Southern Conference opener from UNCG Softball Stadium. The Spartans took the opener, 4-3 in nine innings, while capturing game two by the same score.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Drop Defensive Battle to Terriers, 1-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2021) – An early goal for Wofford proved vital as the ETSU women’s soccer team dropped its penultimate match of its home season inside Summers-Taylor Stadium, falling to the Terriers 1-0 in SoCon action.


Football

Bucs Prepare for Blue Ridge Border Battle

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2021) – The ETSU Football team is primed and ready for the annual Blue Ridge Border Battle on Saturday as the Bucs play host to cross-mountain rival, Western Carolina. Saturday’s Southern Conference showdown will begin at 1 p.m. at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium and will be the 50th all-time meeting between the two squads, including the third edition of the Blue Ridge Border Battle.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Break Personal Records in Opening Day of Raleigh Relays

RALEIGH, N.C. (March 25, 2021) – Taking a small contingent into this weekend’s Raleigh Relays, the ETSU Track and Field team posted four personal records in four opportunities on Thursday afternoon.


Football

Top Things to Know – ETSU vs. Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2021) – The ETSU Football team is back in action inside the friendly confines of William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium on Saturday as the Bucs play host to the Catamounts of Western Carolina at 1 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Prepare for Final Home Weekend of Regular Season Against Terriers and Paladins

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team is set for their final action of the season inside Summers-Taylor Stadium, welcoming the Wofford Terriers and Furman Paladins to Johnson City on Friday and Sunday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

ETSU Returns Home for SoCon Matches

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team will finally return back home for a three-match homestand beginning this weekend with a pair of Southern Conference battles. The Bucs will kick off the homestand with Furman on Friday, March 26 at 2 p.m. ETSU will then play host to Samford on Sunday, March 28 at 11 a.m.


Softball

Bucs Open League Play at UNCG

GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 25, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team is fresh off a thrilling Wednesday doubleheader in which the Bucs pulled off back-to-back comeback wins over USC Upstate at Betty Basler Field. The Bucs are now turning their sights on Southern Conference foe, UNCG. ETSU (12-6) will travel to Greensboro, N.C. to square off against the Spartans (14-7) in a three-game series beginning on Friday with a doubleheader at 1 p.m.


Baseball

Bucs Prepare for Clash with Bulldogs in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 25, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team will face its first Southern Conference road test this weekend as they travel to Birmingham, Ala. to battle the Samford Bulldogs on March 26 and 27. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Friday beginning at 2:30 p.m. (EST) and conclude the series with a single game on Saturday at 2 p.m. (EST).


Men's Golf

ETSU Rounds out March with Old Waverly Collegiate Championship

WEST POINT, Miss. (March 25, 2021) – For the third time this month, the ETSU Men’s Golf team will be hitting the links. This time, the Bucs will be competing in the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship in West Point, Miss. The tournament will begin tomorrow and will conclude on Sunday, March 28. The Old Waverly Collegiate Championship will be hosted by Mississippi State.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Continues SoCon Slate with Pair of Weekend Matches

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Tennis team is set to continue Southern Conference play this weekend with matches at Samford and Wofford. The Blue and Gold play Samford on Friday, March 26 and will face the Terriers on Sunday, March 28. Both matches will begin at 1 p.m.


Softball

Bucs Sweep Spartans in Final Home Non-Conference Doubleheader

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 24, 2021) – It was an eventful day at Betty Basler Field as the ETSU Softball team pulled off a pair of late-inning comeback wins over USC Upstate. The Bucs claimed game one by the score of 7-5 before securing a 7-6 win in game two. With the pair of wins, ETSU improves to 12-6, while the Spartans fall to 16-6.


Men's Golf

Hulbert Tabbed Co-Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 24, 2021) – ETSU Men’s Golfer Trevor Hulbert (Orlando, Fla.) and Furman freshman Mac Scott have been named the Southern Conference Men’s Golfers of the Week for all competition March 17-23. The selection is made by the league office.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Golf

Melecka posts second straight top-five finish

KENNESAW, Ga. (March 23, 2021) -- For the second straight tournament and the seventh time of her career, ETSU’s Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) posted a top-five finish as the Buccaneer senior leader finished tied for third at the Pinetree Women’s Collegiate, which concluded play on Tuesday.


Softball

ETSU Set for Final Home Non-Conference Tilt

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team will play its final home non-conference doubleheader on Wednesday, March 24 as the Bucs play host to USC Upstate. First pitch between the Bucs (10-6) and Spartans (16-4) at Betty Basler Field will commence at 3 p.m.


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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.


Women's Golf

Melecka in contention at Pinetree Women’s Collegiate

KENNESAW, Ga. (March 22, 2021) -- ETSU’s Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) put herself in contention following the first two rounds of the Pinetree Women’s Collegiate, which got underway Monday from Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga.


Volleyball

Bucs Drop Three-Set Battle to Bears

MACON, Ga. (March 22, 2021) — In its final road contest of the season, the ETSU Volleyball Team was unable to stop multiple comebacks by the Mercer Bears inside of Hawkins Arena on Monday evening. The hosts swept (25-21, 25-23, 25-23) ETSU to improve to 12-4 in league play, while ETSU dropped to 5-9.


Football

Football Press Conference: Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2021) – ETSU football met the media on Monday afternoon following the Bucs’ 28-21 win over The Citadel on Saturday, recapping the win while also discussing Saturday’s upcoming battle against Western Carolina.


Baseball

Tate Garners First Career SoCon Pitcher of the Week Accolade

SPARANBURG, S.C. (March 22, 2021) — After recording his first career quality start, ETSU Baseball starting pitcher, Nathanial Tate (Manchester, Tenn.) was named the Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week. The league office announced the award on Monday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

Badra Captures Third Player of the Week Honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 22, 2021) – It has become a constant theme this season for the Bucs as Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) has earned his third Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week honor. The league office announced the weekly award on Monday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

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.


Softball

Schmidt Earns Back-to-Back Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 22, 2021) – It was another strong week for ETSU Softball senior Kelly Schmidt (Norcross, Ga.). The dominating performance in the circle earned Schmidt her second consecutive Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week honors, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.


Football

ETSU to sell hillside tickets at final two home football games

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2021) – The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Monday that hillside tickets will be available for purchase at the final two ETSU football home games.


Volleyball

ETSU Falls in Three Sets at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (March 21, 2021) — The ETSU Volleyball Team began its final road trip of the season with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-23, 25-21) setback inside of Hawkins Arena to the Mercer Bears.


Men's Golf

Bucs Secure Fifth in Schenkel Invitational

STATESBORO, Ga. (March 21, 2021) – The 2021 Schenkel Invitational came to an end on Sunday in Statesboro, Ga. as the ETSU Men’s Golf team climbed two spots into solo fifth on the leaderboard. The Bucs ended the tournament with a team score of 18-over-par (882), despite posting the third-best team score of the day at 9-over-par (297).


Softball

Bucs Winning Streak Stalls in Sunday Split

CARY, N.C. (March 21, 2021) – The ETSU Buccaneer softball team took its winning streak to Thomas Brooks Park in Cary, N.C. where the Bucs split a twin bill on Sunday against North Carolina Central. ETSU claimed game one handedly, winning 8-0 in six innings. However, the Bucs surrendered 11 hits and eight runs in game two, falling 8-7 to the Eagles.


Women's Golf

Bucs head to Georgia for Pinetree Women’s Collegiate

KENNESAW, Ga. (March 21, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s golf team returns to competition this week as the Blue and Gold head to Georgia for the Pinetree Women’s Collegiate, beginning Monday from the Pinetree Country Club.


Football

Bucs Capitalize on Bulldog Turnovers in Victory

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 20, 2021) – It was another one-possession contest between ETSU and The Citadel, this time with the Bucs claiming revenge with a 28-21 victory over the Bulldogs in Charleston, S.C. on Saturday afternoon. The Bucs avenged the 2019 homecoming loss, winning their second consecutive game in Charleston. ETSU improved to 2-1 on the season, all in Southern Conference action, while The Citadel falls to 0-8, 0-4 on the year.


Men's Soccer

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.


Baseball

Tate’s Quality Start Secures Bucs’ SoCon Series Victory over Keydets

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2021) — Yesterday, the ETSU Baseball Team shutout the VMI Keydets, 4-0. In Saturday’s doubleheader inside Thomas Stadium, the two Southern Conference division opponents combined for nine runs in both games. VMI took game one 6-3 after a three-run ninth inning, while ETSU controlled game two from the start and won, 7-2.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Get Back on Track with Win at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (March 20, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team put itself back on track on Saturday with a 6-1 win over Mercer in Macon, Ga. With the Southern Conference win over the Bears, the Bucs improved to 5-6 (3-0 SoCon), while Mercer dropped to 3-11 (1-1 SoCon).


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Schwarz wins 1500m, Johnson sets PR at 49er Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 20, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s track and field programs had a strong showing in their outdoor season debut as the Charlotte 49er Classic concluded on Saturday from the Irwin Belk Track and Field Center.


Men's Golf

ETSU men’s golf remains in middle of pack at Schenkel Invitational

STATESBORO, Ga. (March 20, 2021) -- Looking to move into contention at Schenkel Invitational, the ETSU men’s golf team was unable to find that spark, as the Buccaneers remained in the middle of the pack following second round play from the Forest Heights Country Club.


Volleyball

ETSU Heads to Macon for Final Pair of Road Matches

MACON, Ga. (March 20, 2021) –The ETSU Volleyball team will conclude its SoCon road slate on Sunday and Monday against the Mercer Bears in Macon, Ga. ETSU enters the match with a 5-7 record in league play, while Mercer is 9-3.


Softball

Bucs Battle Eagles in Sunday Series

DURHAM, N.C. (March 20, 2021) – The ETSU Softball squad takes its three-game winning streak on the road this weekend as ETSU takes on North Carolina Central in a Sunday doubleheader. The Bucs enter the weekend with a 9-5 record, while the Eagles are 0-15 on the campaign.


Women's Basketball

What They Are Saying About Coach Harris

On Friday, Simon Harris became the ninth head coach in ETSU women's basketball history.


Football

GAMEDAY LINKS: ETSU at The Citadel

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2021) – ETSU Football will finally hit the road for the first time in the spring season as the Bucs travel to Charleston, S.C. to take on The Citadel on Saturday at 1 p.m. The contest will be played at Johnson Hagood Stadium on the campus of The Citadel. Here are your things to know, brought to you by Citizens Bank.


Baseball

ETSU Blanks VMI in SoCon Opener

JOHNSON CITY, TENN. (March 19, 2021) — For the first time since 2019, the ETSU Baseball team faced a Southern Conference opponent. The Blue and Gold rose to the occasion and shutout the VMI Keydets, 4-0 on Friday evening inside Thomas Stadium.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Hayden breaks school record in the hammer throw at 49er Classic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 19, 2021) -- Margaret Hayden (Ballymore Eustace, Kildare, Ireland) wasted little time making noise in the Buccaneer Outdoor Track and Field season.


Men's Golf

Hulbert paces Bucs in opening round of Schenkel Invitational

STATESBORO, Ga. (March 19, 2021) -- Trevor Hulbert (Orlando, Fla.) paced the ETSU men’s golf team in the opening round of the Schenkel Invitational on Friday afternoon from Forest Heights Country Club.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Fall in SoCon Matchup Against the Catamounts

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 19, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team suffered a 3-0 defeat on Friday afternoon, falling to Western Carolina in SoCon play at the Catamount Athletic Complex.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Edged by Panthers in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 19, 2021) – The ETSU men’s tennis team saw its four-match winning streak come to an end in Atlanta, Ga. as the Bucs dropped a narrow 4-3 decision to Georgia State, falling to 4-6 on the campaign. With the win, the Panthers improved to 6-5 on the season.


Women's Tennis

Multiple Three-Set Singles Wins Lead to ETSU’s Victory over South Florida

TAMPA. Fla. (March 19, 2021) — The ETSU Women’s Tennis team concluded its non-conference slate on Friday afternoon with a 5-2 victory over the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla.


Women's Basketball

ETSU names Simon Harris new women’s basketball head coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 18, 2021) – During a press conference inside Brooks Gym on Friday afternoon, East Tennessee State University Director of Athletics Scott Carter named Simon Harris the new head coach of the women’s basketball program.


Men's Basketball

Ledarrius Brewer named finalist for Lou Henson National Player of the Year award

BOSTON (March 19, 2021) -- ETSU red-shirt junior guard Ledarrius Brewer (Meridian, Miss.) was named a finalist for the Lou Henson National Player of the Year award, which was announced by the awards committee on Thursday.


Football

ETSU Hits the Road for First Time this Spring

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 19, 2021) – ETSU Football will finally hit the road for the first time in the spring season as the Bucs travel to Charleston, S.C. to take on The Citadel on Saturday at 1 p.m. The contest will be played at Johnson Hagood Stadium on the campus of The Citadel. Here are your things to know, brought to you by Citizens Bank.


Men's Soccer

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.


Baseball

ETSU Opens League Play with VMI at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 18, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team will play its first Southern Conference series since 2019 this weekend as the Blue and Gold host the VMI Keydets at Thomas Stadium on Friday and Saturday.


Football

Top Things to Know – ETSU at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 18, 2021) – ETSU Football will finally hit the road for the first time in the spring season as the Bucs travel to Charleston, S.C. to take on The Citadel on Saturday at 1 p.m. The contest will be played at Johnson Hagood Stadium on the campus of The Citadel. Here are your things to know, brought to you by Citizens Bank.


Men's Golf

Bucs Aim to Rebound in 41st Schenkel Invitational

STATESBORO, Ga. (March 18, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s golf team will tee off in its second tournament in six days, this time competing in the 41st Schenkel Invitational hosted by Georgia Southern in Statesboro, Ga. The tournament will be held at the Forest Heights Country Club between Friday, March 19 – Sunday, March 21.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Travel to Cullowhee for SoCon Battle

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 18, 2021) – ETSU continues their first road journey of the season, facing their third consecutive trip away from Summers-Taylor as Western Carolina plays host to the Bucs in a Friday afternoon showdown.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Embark on Outdoor Track and Field Opener in 49er Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 18, 2021) – Finally, the Bucs are back outside. After a just under of a two-year halt to its outdoor season, the ETSU track and field team finally get back underway when the Blue and Gold compete in the 49er Classic hosted by Charlotte this weekend.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Ready for Middle Georgia Swing

ATLANTA, Ga. (March 18, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team will put its four-match winning streak to another test this weekend as the Bucs head down to Georgia for a pair of matches. The Bucs (4-5, 2-0 SoCon) will begin the weekend with a noon match against Georgia State (5-5) on Friday in Atlanta, Ga. ETSU will then travel to Macon, Ga. to square off against Southern Conference competitor, Mercer (3-10, 1-0 SoCon).


Women's Soccer

Cutshall Returns Home

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 17, 2021) – The best journey always takes you home.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Falls in Miami to FIU

MIAMI, Fla. (March 17, 2021) — The ETSU Women’s Tennis team began its final nonconference road trip of the season on Wednesday afternoon at Florida International. The Panthers took down the Bucs 6-1 to remain undefeated this season.


Women's Cross Country

Stallworth named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2021) -- The awards keep piling up for ETSU distance runner Lindsey Stallworth (Knoxville, Tenn.).


Baseball

Bucs Drop Extra Inning Heartbreaker to No. 10 Vols

KNOXVILLE, TENN. (March 16, 2021) — Throughout the 54-year history between the ETSU Baseball team and the University of Tennessee, there had been just two extra-inning games in Knoxville.


Softball

Bucs Sweep Radford in Thrilling Fashion

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2021) – After a run-rule first game, the ETSU Buccaneer Softball squad used 10 innings to pull off the sweep against the visiting Radford Highlanders. The Bucs took care of business in game one, besting Radford in six innings by the score of 9-1. ETSU provided the home fans with a thriller in game two, tying the most innings played in the Betty Basler Field era as the Bucs blasted a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning for the 4-2 win. With the sweep, ETSU improves to 9-5 on the year, while Radford falls to 6-10.


Men's Golf

Hulbert, Davies lead Bucs at General Hackler Championship

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 16, 2021) -- Led by Trevor Hulbert (Orlando, Fla.) and Archie Davies (Carlisle, England), the ETSU men’s golf team finished tied for eighth as the final round of the V1 Sports General Hackler Championship concluded on Tuesday at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club.


Volleyball

Arnold Tabbed SoCon Setter of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 16, 2021) – ETSU Volleyball sophomore setter, Emily Arnold (Louisville, Ky.) has been named the Southern Conference Setter of the Week, the SoCon office announced Tuesday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Basketball

Ledarrius Brewer earns NABC All-District honors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 16, 2021) -- ETSU red-shirt guard Ledarrius Brewer (Meridian, Miss.) earned National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) all-district honors, as the awards for Division I teams were announced on Tuesday.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Set to Conclude Non-Conference Play in the Sunshine State

MIAMI, Fla. (March 16, 2021) — The ETSU Women’s Tennis team will travel to South Florida for its final week of non-conference play. The Bucs will face Florida International on Wednesday, March 17 and South Florida on Friday, March 19. Both matches are slated to begin at noon.


Women's Cross Country

Stallworth earns All-American honors at NCAA Cross Country Championship

STILLWATER, Okla. (March 15, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University red-shirt junior distance runner Lindsey Stallworth (Knoxville, Tenn.) made her first appearance in the NCAA Cross Country Championship a memorable one.


Volleyball

ETSU Falls in Five Sets to The Citadel

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2021) — After taking the first two sets, the ETSU Volleyball team was unable to stop The Citadel Bulldogs’ three-set comeback on Monday night inside Brooks Gym. The Citadel took the match 3-2 (16-25, 21-25, 25-21, 25-22, 15-13) to give ETSU its second five-set loss of the season.


Baseball

Bucs Travel to Knoxville to Face First Ranked Opponent of 2021

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 15, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team will travel to Knoxville on Tuesday, March 16 to face their first ranked opponent of the season. First pitch between the Bucs and the 10th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers.


Football

Football Press Conference: The Citadel

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2021) – ETSU football met the media on Monday afternoon for the third zoom press conference of the season where they discussed the Bucs’ upcoming contest on Saturday, March 20 at The Citadel.


Softball

ETSU Welcomes Highlanders to Betty

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team will welcome Radford to Johnson City, Tenn. tomorrow in a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. The Bucs’ (7-5) doubleheader against the Highlanders (6-8) will mark the seventh and eighth consecutive home game at Betty Basler Field for the Blue & Gold.


Men's Golf

ETSU Climbs Leaderboard at General Hackler

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 15, 2021) – After carding a 2-over-par (290) in the opening round of the General Hackler Championship, the ETSU Men’s Golf team responded with a similar 1-over-par (289) in the second round. However, the course played tougher in day two as the Bucs’ 289 was the third-best team score of the day, trailing N.C. State (278) and North Florida (283). ETSU climbed three spots up the leaderboard into solo 7th, tying N.C. State and North Florida for the largest jump up the leaderboard after round two.


Baseball

Cady Named One of Collegiate Baseball’s National Players of the Week

TUSCON, Ariz. (March 15, 2021) —After a stellar performance at the plate with four home runs and a 1.385 slugging percentage in ETSU’s four games this week, ETSU Baseball’s senior outfielder Ethan Cady (Soddy Daisy, Tenn.) was named one of Collegiate Baseball’s National Players of the Week.


Men's Tennis

Rengifo Snatches Weekly Honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 15, 2021) – For the first time this season, ETSU veteran star Frazier Rengifo (Cali, Colombia) was named the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week. Rengifo finished with a perfect 6-0 record in singles and doubles matches combined, leading ETSU to an undefeated 3-0 mark during the week.


Women's Tennis

Alfaro Garners First Career SoCon Player of the Week Award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2021) — For the first time in her career, Emilia Alfaro (Azul, Argentina) was honored as the Southern Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. The conference announced the accolade on Monday afternoon.


Softball

Schmidt Earns SoCon Pitcher of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 15, 2021) – Following a strong week in which Kelly Schmidt (Norcross, Ga.) finished 2-1 in the circle, the ETSU senior was named Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week. Schmidt picks up her third SoCon Pitcher of the Week honor in her collegiate career. Schmidt earned the honor for games played between March 8-14.


Men's Soccer

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.


Softball

Bucs zip by Akron to force split on day two of Buccaneer Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 14, 2021) -- The ETSU softball team forced a split on day two of the Buccaneer Classic on Sunday as the Buccaneers used an offensive onslaught to zip by Akron, 11-3 in six innings at Betty Basler Field. Earlier in the day, the Blue and Gold fell to Bradley, 4-2.


Volleyball

Forster and Esposito Net Season Highs in Bucs’ Sweep Over Bulldogs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 14, 2021) — The ETSU Volleyball team snapped its six-match losing skid on Sunday afternoon with a sweep of the visiting Citadel Bulldogs in Brooks Gym. In the 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-22) victory, Sara Esposito (Venezia, Italy) and Jenna Forster (Maryville, Tenn.) both hit above .400 with 16 kills.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Stay Hot in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 14, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis squad is returning to midseason form with a fourth consecutive win, this time defeating Charlotte by the final score of 5-2 in Charlotte, N.C. With the win against the 49ers, ETSU improves to 4-5 on the campaign. Meanwhile, Charlotte drops to 8-6 for the season.


Men's Golf

Bucs Labor Through Opening Round in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 14, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team kicked off the opening round of the 2021 General Hackler Championship on Sunday in Myrtle Beach, S.C. with an opening round score of 2-over-par (290). The Bucs were slow out of the gate and couldn’t maintain momentum with the field, sitting in a three-way tie for 10th.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Fall to Bulldogs in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 14, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team suffered defeat on Sunday afternoon, falling 5-0 to the Samford Bulldogs in Birmingham, Alabama.


Women's Cross Country

Stallworth gears up for NCAA Cross Country Championship

STILLWATER, Okla. (March 14, 2021) -- After earning a berth to the NCAA Cross Country Championships, ETSU red-shirt junior Lindsey Stallworth (Knoxville, Tenn.) will make her debut on the national stage Monday afternoon in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The women’s race starts at 12:50 p.m. from the OSU Cross Country Course.


Women's Triathlon

Four Buccaneers Post Personal Bests at Sarasota-Bradenton Triathlon

SARASOTA, Fla. (March 14, 2021) – The ETSU Triathlon team participated in its second weekend of races in Florida at the Sarasota-Bradenton Triathlon on March 13 and 14. All four Bucs who raced on Sunday morning posted personal bests, three recorded top-10 finishes in their age group.


Baseball

Bucs Take Series over Eagles, Split Saturday Doubleheader

DURHAM, N.C. (March 13, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team concluded its final non-conference series on Saturday evening at the Durham Athletic Park. The Bucs won their fourth straight series to open the campaign, splitting the Saturday doubleheader with North Carolina Central. The Bucs took game one, 5-1 before dropping the series finale, 3-2 in seven innings.


Softball

Schmidt’s two-hit shutout carries Bucs to split in Buccaneer Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2021) -- ETSU senior right-hander Kelly Schmidt (Norcross, Ga.) tossed a two-hit shutout with seven strikeouts, carrying the Bucs to a 4-0 win over Akron in the opener of the Buccaneer Classic; however, the Bucs were unable to finish the sweep as Bradley edged the Blue and Gold 4-3 in the nightcap on Saturday at Betty Basler Field.


Football

Paladins and Penalties Plague Bucs in Narrow Loss

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2021) – It truly was a tale of two halves in Saturday’s 17-13 loss to No. 15 Furman on Saturday at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium. The Bucs (1-1) carried a 10-0 advantage into the locker room, only to get outscored 17-3 by the Paladins (3-1) in the second half. To compliment the four-point loss, the Bucs were plagued with penalties as ETSU amassed 13 penalties on the day for 103 yards, including 12 in the second half that went for 93 yards.


Volleyball

Bucs Close Out Homestand vs The Citadel

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2021) –The ETSU Volleyball team is back in Brooks Gym for the second consecutive week on Sunday, March 14 and Monday, March 15 to host the visiting Citadel Bulldogs.


Men's Golf

Bucs Return to General Hackler Championship

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 13, 2021) – After nearly a month away from competition, the ETSU Men’s Golf team will be back in action at the 2021 General Hackler Championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The event will commence on Sunday, March 14 and will conclude on Tuesday, March 16. This specific tournament was the last team event that ETSU competed in for 2020 prior to the COVID-19 shutdown. The Bucs finished 4th in the field with a score of 5-under-par (859).


Football

GAMEDAY LINKS: ETSU vs. Furman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2021) – The Buccaneer Football squad is finally back in action after a 20-day hiatus from game play due to the bye week and the postponement of last week’s contest against Wofford. The Bucs are now set and ready for their second home game of the season, this time against the Paladins of Furman. ETSU (1-0, 1-0) will welcome Furman (2-1, 2-1) into William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium on Saturday at 1 p.m.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Suffer Double Overtime Heartbreak to the Mocs

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (March 12, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team fell on the losing side of a 2-1 double-overtime defeat to Chattanooga on Friday afternoon inside the UTC Sports Complex, dropping their two-game unbeaten start in the league.


Baseball

ETSU Powers Past NC Central, 14-3

DURHAM, N.C. (March 12, 2021) — After hosting its first three weekend series, the ETSU Baseball team traveled to Durham this weekend for the final non-conference series of the season. The Blue and Gold continued their Friday success in the series opener, picking up a 14-3 win over the North Carolina Central Eagles at the Durham Athletic Park on Friday evening.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Roll Past Terriers in SoCon Victory

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 12, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team is beginning to find its stride, earning a third consecutive victory to improve to 3-5 on the campaign. The Bucs toppled Southern Conference foe, Wofford, by the final of 7-0 to advance to 2-0 in league play. With the loss, Wofford falls to 5-5, including 1-2 in SoCon action.


Football

Bucs Set Sights on Furman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2021) – The Buccaneer Football squad is finally back in action after a 20-day hiatus from game play due to the bye week and the postponement of last week’s contest against Wofford. The Bucs are now set and ready for their second home game of the season, this time against the Paladins of Furman. ETSU (1-0, 1-0) will welcome Furman (2-1, 2-1) into William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium on Saturday at 1 p.m.


Men's Golf

Davies Adds Golfer of the Month to Resumé

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 12, 2021) – For the first time in his collegiate career, ETSU Men’s Golf redshirt-freshman Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Golfer of the Month. The league office announced its first Golfer of the Month honor on Friday afternoon.


Women's Triathlon

Triathlon Concludes Florida Races in Sarasota This Weekend

Sarasota, Fla. (March 11, 2021) – The ETSU Triathlon team is set for its second race in as many weeks as the Blue and Gold prepare for the Sarasota-Bradenton Triathlon on Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13.


Softball

Bucs to Host Buccaneer Classic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2021) – The ETSU Softball team is set for weekend action, this time hosting its own tournament, the annual Buccaneer Classic. The Bucs enter the weekend festivities with a 5-3 overall mark and will welcome Akron (1-7) and Bradley (3-6).


Football

Top Things to Know – ETSU vs. Furman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2021) – The Bucs are finally back in action after a 20-day hiatus and are ready to host the Paladins in a SoCon clash at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Before Saturday’s showdown, here are some things to know provided by Citizens Bank.


Baseball

ETSU Travels to NC Central for First Weekend Road Trip

DURHAM, N.C. (March 11, 2021) — After hosting three straight weekend series, the ETSU Baseball Team will travel to Durham, N.C. this weekend to face the North Carolina Central Eagles for their last non-conference weekend series.


Men's Tennis

Men’s Tennis Heading to the Carolinas

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 11, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team is back in action this weekend, this time hitting the road for a weekend doubleheader. The Bucs (2-5, 1-0) will begin the weekend with a Friday match at Wofford (5-4, 1-1) at 3 p.m. in Spartanburg, S.C. ETSU will then travel north, to Charlotte, N.C. for a 1 p.m. battle against the 49ers (7-5) on Sunday.


Men's Basketball

Monsanto named finalist for Kyle Macy award

BOSTON (March 11, 2021) -- Coming off a stellar rookie season, ETSU guard Damari Monsanto (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) was named a finalist for the Kyle Macy award. The award is given to the top freshman in Division I basketball.


Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Prepare for First Road Trip of the Season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 11, 2021) – After being able to train and play inside Summers-Taylor for nearly the opening month of the season, the ETSU women’s soccer team finally begin their road campaign this weekend, facing Chattanooga and Samford in SoCon action.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Defeats Mercer in SoCon Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 10, 2021) — The ETSU Women’s Tennis team opened up Southern Conference play on Wednesday afternoon at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex with a dominant win over Mercer. The Bucs took down the Bears 6-1 using five straight-set singles victories.


Women's Golf

Melecka tabbed SoCon Golfer of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 10, 2021) -- For the second straight week a member of the ETSU women’s golf team was tabbed Southern Conference Golfer of the Week, as senior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) received the weekly honor from the league office on Wednesday.


Baseball

Kyle Richardson Named to Buster Posey Award Watch List

WICHITA, Kan. (March 10, 2021) — Junior catch Kyle Richardson (Zionsville, Ind.) was named to the 2021 Buster Posey National Collegiate Catcher of the Year Award Watch List. The list includes sixty-nine catchers and was released on Tuesday afternoon by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Earn Second Consecutive Victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team was finally able to play a home tennis match at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex, walking away with a narrow victory against the Radford Highlanders. The Bucs opened the home season with the 4-3 triumph, improving to 2-5 overall on the season.


Softball

Bucs Draw Even in Midweek Doubleheader

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2021) – In what feels like weeks since their last contest, the ETSU Softball squad shook off the rust in a midweek doubleheader with Appalachian State at Betty Basler Field in Johnson City, Tenn. The Bucs claimed game one over the visiting Mountaineers, before dropping the second contest in the Tuesday tilt. With the split, ETSU improves its record to 5-3 on the season, while Appalachian State climbs to 11-5.


Baseball

ETSU Blanks Radford, 6-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team picked up its first midweek victory of the season as the Bucs shutout the visiting Radford Highlanders, 6-0 at Thomas Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.


Women's Golf

Two Bucs post top-10 finishes at River Landing Classic; ETSU places third

WALLACE, N.C. (March 9, 2021) -- Tereza Melecka and Julia Goodson both posted top-10 finishes to help guide the ETSU women’s golf team to a third-place showing at the River Landing Classic, which concluded play on Tuesday from the Landing Course in Wallace, N.C.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Host Bears in SoCon Opener Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2021) — After a 5-7 record through the first six weeks of the season, the ETSU Women’s Tennis team begins Southern Conference action on Wednesday afternoon against the visiting Mercer Bears. The match is slated to begin at 2 p.m. at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex.


Women's Golf

Bucs hold lead at River Landing Classic; second round play suspended

WALLACE, N.C. (March 8, 2021) -- With four players in the top-20, the ETSU women’s golf team holds the lead at the River Landing Classic as second round play was suspended on Monday from the Landing Course in Wallace, N.C.


Volleyball

Fast Start Not Enough for Bucs to Defeat First Place Bulldogs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2021) — The ETSU Volleyball team was unable to continue momentum in Brooks Gym after winning the first set over the Samford Bulldogs on Monday night. Samford defeated ETSU in four sets, 22-25, 25-5, 25-21, 25-14.


Softball

ETSU Ready for Mountaineers in Tuesday Tilt

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2021) – After yet another cancelled weekend, the Buccaneer Softball squad is ready to get back in action, this time hosting Appalachian State in a Tuesday doubleheader at Betty Basler Field. First pitch in Johnson City is set to commence at 3 p.m. for game one.


Baseball

ETSU Hosts Radford in Midweek Contest

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team will host its second midweek game of the season on Tuesday afternoon at Thomas Stadium, this time against the Radford Highlanders. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m.


Football

Football Press Conference: Furman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2021) – ETSU football met the media on Monday afternoon for the second zoom press conference of the season where they discussed the Bucs’ upcoming battle on Saturday, March 13 against Furman.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Stoked for Home Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2021) – For the first time this season, the ETSU Men’s Tennis team will be playing a dual match in Johnson City, Tenn. The Bucs will open their home season tomorrow at 2 p.m. with a non-conference battle against the Highlanders of Radford.


Men's Basketball

UNCG uses 3-ball to end Bucs’ run in SoCon semis

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 7, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team had its run for a second straight Southern Conference Tournament title come to an end on Sunday night.


Volleyball

ETSU Tallies 13 Aces in 3-1 Setback to Samford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 7, 2021) — The ETSU Volleyball team was back in Brooks Gym for the second series this season. After winning the first set, 25-21, the Blue and Gold were unable to pull through in the final three, falling at the hands of the Samford Bulldogs, 3-1 (21-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-21). The two teams combined for 23 aces and 157 digs in the four-setter.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Recover for Draw Against VMI to Remain Unbeaten in SoCon Play

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 7, 2021) – The Bucs have shown early in the season that they are full of resolve. In no different fashion, the ETSU women’s soccer team recovered from a losing position to eventually settle for a 1-1 draw in double-overtime to the Keydets of VMI.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf looks to carry momentum into River Landing Classic

WALLACE, N.C. (March 7, 2021) -- Coming off a third-place showing at last week’s Kiawah Island Classic, the ETSU women’s golf team looks to carry momentum with them into North Carolina as the Bucs open play at the River Landing Classic on Monday from the Landing Course.


Football

SoCon Reveals Remaining Nexstar Games

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 7, 2021) – Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., Ingles Markets and the Southern Conference announced Friday afternoon the remainder of the Ingles SoCon Game of the Week football broadcast package on select Nexstar affiliates throughout the spring season. After a one-week hiatus, with the SoCon Basketball Championships wrapping up, the football package picks back up with Mercer at VMI on March 13.


Men's Basketball

Bucs use defensive effort to advance past Chattanooga

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 6, 2021) -- The third time was the charm.


Baseball

ETSU Splits Doubleheader with EKU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 6, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team began the weekend series against Eastern Kentucky with a one-run victory on Friday afternoon. The same came in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader between the two teams as ETSU won 3-2 in extra innings. In game two of the twin bill, EKU avoided the series sweep with a 9-7 victory at Thomas Stadium.


Men's Basketball

Shay named finalist for Joe B. Hall award

BOSTON (March 10, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay was named a finalist for the 2020-21 Joe B. Hall Award. The Joe B. Hall award is presented annually to the top first-year coach in Division I college basketball.


Women's Triathlon

Triathlon Completes Clermont Draft Legal Challenge

CLERMONT, FLA. (March 6, 2021) – For the first time in nearly a year, the ETSU Triathlon team was back in action. The Blue and Gold competed in the Clermont Draft Legal Challenge at Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont, Fla. on Saturday.


Volleyball

Bulldogs Visit Brooks for Two-Day Clash with Buccaneers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 6, 2021) – For the first time in three weeks, the ETSU Volleyball team will be back in Brooks Gym this weekend as the Blue and Gold will host the Samford Bulldogs on Sunday, March 7 and Monday, March 8.


Baseball

Cady’s Six RBI Secures Series-Opening Win over Colonels

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2021) — Entering the day, Ethan Cady (Soddy Daisy, Tenn.) led the ETSU Baseball Team with seven RBI. Cady nearly matched that number on Friday evening as he drove in six runs to lead ETSU past the EKU Colonels, 7-6 inside Thomas Stadium.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Propelled by Dynamic Offense in 2-1 Conference Win Against Spartans

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2021) – Even in an afternoon game, the Buccaneer faithful were treated to some fireworks as two sensational strikes from ETSU gave the Bucs an opening win at Summers-Taylor Stadium in Southern Conference women’s soccer action on Friday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

Bucs begin SoCon title defense Saturday

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 5, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team begins its Southern Conference Tournament title defense Saturday afternoon when the fifth-seeded Buccaneers take on fourth-seeded Chattanooga. Tip-off for the quarterfinal game is slated for 2:30 p.m. inside Harrah’s Cherokee Center.


Women's Basketball

Hooks’ Career High not Enough in SoCon Semifinals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 5, 2021) – The 2020-21 season officially came to an end for the ETSU Women’s Basketball team on Friday, March 5 in Asheville, N.C. with ETSU dropping the 75-64 decision to Wofford in the Southern Conference Semifinals.


Women's Triathlon

Triathlon Travels to Florida for First Race of 2021

CLERMONT, FLA. (March 5, 2021) – A year ago, the ETSU Triathlon team competed in their final event of 2020, the Clermont Draft Legal Challenge. On Saturday, March 6, the team is back in Clermont to kick off the Bucs’ 2021 schedule.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Topple Top-Seeded Bulldogs to Advance to SoCon Semis

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2021) – The month only started, but the madness is in full swing. In the time of the season where teams look to play their best ball, the Bucs delivered in their opening opportunity.


Women's Tennis

Straight Set Victories Lead Bucs Past Pioneers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2021) — After a five-match losing skid, the ETSU Women’s Tennis team got themselves back into the win column on Thursday afternoon as the Blue and Gold took down the Tusculum Pioneers, 6-1 at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex.


Baseball

Bucs Host Colonels in Final Non-conference Home Weekend Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team will close out their final home non-conference series this weekend as the Blue and Gold host the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. Friday’s first pitch is slated for 3 p.m., while Saturday’s doubleheader will begin at 1 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Ready To Host Opening Southern Conference Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2021) – With nearly a two-week break between the non-conference finale and the conference opener, a refreshed ETSU women’s soccer squad hosts both UNCG and VMI in weekend action at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Basketball

Monsanto named SoCon Freshman of the Year; Brewer earns all-conference honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 3, 2021) -- With the Southern Conference Tournament set to begin this weekend, the league office announced its postseason men’s basketball awards on Wednesday.


Women's Track & Field

Johnson Earns Southern Conference Specialty Accolades

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 3, 2021) – After dominating performances in her two individual events, Nicole Johnson (Chattanooga, Tenn.) has been selected by the conference for two awards, announced by the league office on Wednesday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Host Pioneers in First True Home Match

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2021) — It has been nearly a year since the ETSU Women’s Tennis team competed at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex on ETSU’s campus. On Thursday, that streak will come to an end as the Bucs will host the Tusculum Pioneers at 2 p.m.


Women's Golf

Rawof named SoCon Golfer of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 3, 2021) -- Following a runner-up finish at the Kiawah Island Classic, ETSU’s Warda Amira Rawof (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) was named Southern Conference Golfer of the Week, which was announced by the league office on Wednesday.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Look To Bite Back Against Bulldogs in Postseason Play

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 3, 2021) – Out for revenge, the ETSU women’s basketball team looks to avenge their loss to Samford just a few weeks prior, facing the Bulldogs in the opening round of the Ingles Southern Conference Basketball Championships presented by General Shale Brick. The two sides clash in a noon battle on Thursday inside the Harrah’s Cherokee Center Asheville.


Baseball

Three Home Runs Lift Tigers over Bucs

CLEMSON, S.C. (March 2, 2021) — After defeating the Tigers in Clemson a year ago, the ETSU Baseball team was unable to pull off the upset on Tuesday evening as the Tigers used three home runs to defeat the Bucs 7-3 inside Doug Kingsmore Stadium.


Women's Golf

Rawof finishes runner-up at Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (March 2, 2021) -- Highlighted by a runner-up finish from senior Warda Amira Rawof (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), the ETSU women’s golf team placed third overall as final round play concluded at the Kiawah Island Classic on Tuesday afternoon from the Oak Point and Cougar Point Golf Courses.


Women's Basketball

Hooks, Davis Earn Postseason Accolades

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 2, 2021) – The Southern Conference announced its postseason awards on Tuesday afternoon, two Buccaneer freshman being recognized by the league office.


Men's Basketball

ETSU Basketball Standout Tommy Woods Announced as 2021 Inductee of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 1, 2021) -- Tommy Woods, the first African-American basketball player at East Tennessee State University, is a 2021 Inductee of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. Woods was told of his inclusion Monday during a surprise meeting with ETSU Athletics Director Scott Carter, the Voice of the Bucs Jay Sandos, and Brad Willis, Executive Director of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.


Volleyball

Catamounts Defeat Bucs in Defensive Battle

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 1, 2021) – After losing their last three matches, the ETSU Volleyball team looked to turn things around on Monday evening In Cullowhee against Western Carolina. In a match that saw 363 attack attempts and 178 digs, the Catamounts won the four-setter, 21-25, 25-19, 25-17, 25-22.


Women's Golf

ETSU moves to third at Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (March 1, 2021) -- After waking up the first round leader at the Kiawah Island Classic, the ETSU women’s golf team moved into third-place as second round play concluded on Monday afternoon from the Oak Point and Cougar Point Golf Courses.


Softball

Grupp Named SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 1, 2021) – For the second time in her collegiate career, Nikki Grupp (Jacksonville, Fla.) was named the Southern Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon. Grupp earned the honor for games played between Feb. 22-28.


Baseball

Bucs Ready for First Road Contest of the Season

Clemson, S.C. (March 1, 2021) — On Tuesday, it will have been exactly 53 weeks since the ETSU Baseball team handed the Clemson Tigers their first loss of the 2020 season. This week, the Bucs are looking for back-to-back wins over the Tigers for the first time since 1980. First pitch of the contest is slated for 4 p.m. inside Doug Kingsmore Stadium.


Football

ETSU Football Game at Wofford Postponed

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 1, 2021) – Saturday’s Southern Conference showdown between ETSU and Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. has been postponed due to COVID opt outs and injuries within a specific position group on the Wofford Football team. The circumstances have pushed Wofford below the guideline of available players at the specific position.


Men's Tennis

ETSU Kicks off SoCon Play with Victory

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Feb. 28, 2021) – For the first time this season, the ETSU Buccaneers Men’s Tennis walked away victorious following a 4-3 triumph over UNCG in ETSU’s Southern Conference opener. With the win, the Bucs improve to 1-5 overall, while UNCG drops to 0-4 on the year and 0-2 in league action.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Johnson Dominates as Bucs Charge Up Final Standings of SoCon Indoors

LEXINGTON, Va. (Feb. 28, 2021) – Nicole Johnson (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and Genevieve Schwarz (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) took the plaudits with three individual gold medals at the Southern Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Sunday inside VMI’s Corps Physical Training Facility.


Softball

ETSU Bats Come Alive in Sunday Sweep

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2021) – The ETSU Buccaneer Softball squad put their stamp on the final day of the Wings ETC. Classic with a pair of convincing wins, including the tournament finale against USC Upstate. The Bucs toppled South Carolina State, 8-0, before putting together a 5-3 victory over the host Spartans. With the pair of wins, the Bucs improve to 4-2 on the season.


Women's Golf

ETSU holds first round lead at Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2021) -- Playing in the largest tournament of the season, the ETSU women’s golf team will be the hunted heading into Monday’s second round at the Kiawah Island Classic.


Volleyball

Bucs Fall at Western Carolina, 3-0

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Feb. 28, 2021) – The ETSU Volleyball team began their season series against the Western Carolina Catamounts on Sunday afternoon looking to bounce back after consecutive SoCon losses. The shorthanded Bucs suffered their third-straight set back as WCU won in three sets (25-13, 25-17, 25-20).


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Southern Conference basketball tournaments to allow limited attendance

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Earlier this week, the State of North Carolina made adjustments to the mass gathering limitations for arenas with a seating capacity over 5,000 to allow for 15 percent of the stated capacity.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Primed for Second Day Push at SoCon Indoor Championships

LEXINGTON, Va. (Feb. 27, 2021) -- Matt Scarr (Wamberal, NSW, Australia) grabbed the headlines for the Buccaneers in the opening day of the Southern Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday from VMI’s Corps Physical Training Facility.


Baseball

Strong Bullpen and Three Homers Lead Bucs to Series Sweep over Bulldogs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team brought out the brooms in the second series of the season. With five home runs in the series and three in Saturday’s doubleheader, the Bucs swept the UNC Asheville Bulldogs in this weekend’s three-game series.


Men's Basketball

Bucs outdone by UNCG in overtime, 85-74

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2021) -- It’s no surprise that the Southern Conference’s two winningest teams over the last six years needed overtime to determine the result on Saturday evening.


Softball

Bucs Begin Wing ETC. Classic with Doubleheader Split

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 27, 2021) – The ETSU Buccaneer Softball squad began the 2021 Wing ETC. Classic with a doubleheader split in Spartanburg, S.C. The Bucs began the tournament with a 6-1 loss to USC Upstate, followed by an 8-0 victory over South Carolina State. With the split, ETSU improves to 2-2 on the young campaign.


Women's Golf

Bucs back in action at Kiawah Island Classic

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 27, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s golf team is back in action for a second straight weekend as the Buccaneers gear up for the Kiawah Island Classic, which gets underway Sunday.


Women's Basketball

Bucs' Late Surge Falls Short Against Bears, 76-73

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2021) – Sometimes, season finales don’t live up to the billing. But on Saturday afternoon inside Brooks Gym it did just that.


Volleyball

Bucs Look to Bounce Back at Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2021) – The last time the ETSU Volleyball team took the floor, they suffered their first road losses since 2018. The Blue and Gold look to rebound on the road Sunday, Feb. 28 and Monday, March 1 at Western Carolina


Men's Tennis

ETSU Opens SoCon Play in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2021) – It has been two weeks since their last match, but the ETSU Men’s Tennis team is primed and ready for its Southern Conference opener. The Bucs are headed to Greensboro, N.C. to face off against UNCG on Sunday, Feb. 28 in the league opener. The match is scheduled for 1 p.m.


Baseball

Bucs Blast Past Bulldogs in Series Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2021) — After suffering back-to-back one-run losses, the ETSU Baseball team busted out their bats and used two home runs and four extra-base hits to defeat the UNC Asheville Bulldogs 9-1 on Friday evening at Thomas Stadium.


Men's Basketball

ETSU hosts UNCG in regular season finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2021) -- Despite the ups and downs faced during the pandemic-played season, the ETSU men’s basketball team will cap off regular season play when the Buccaneers host UNCG Saturday inside Freedom Hall. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.


Women's Tennis

ETSU’s Singles Comeback Falls Short at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 26, 2021) — After seven days off and seven road matches in February, the ETSU Women’s Tennis team played their eighth and final February road contest in Charlotte on Friday afternoon. The Bucs fell to the 49ers 4-1 to drop to 4-7 this season.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Honor Lone Senior in Saturday Matinee Against the Bears

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2021) – Entering the program as a grad transfer, the ETSU women’s basketball team is set to recognize Kelly Post (Fayetteville, N.C.) in their season-finale against Mercer inside Brooks Gym on Saturday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field Set Sights for SoCon Indoor Championships

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2021) – The culmination of a season’s hard work ends in Lexington, Virginia, where the ETSU track and field squad compete in the SoCon Indoor Championships inside the Corps Physical Training Facility.


Softball

Softball to Compete in Wings ETC. Classic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 26, 2021) – With the jitters of the first game of the season behind, the ETSU Softball team is set for its first business trip of the season, traveling to Spartanburg, S.C. to compete in the Wings ETC. Classic. The tournament, hosted by USC Upstate, will feature the Bucs and South Carolina State, alongside the Spartans.


Baseball

Bucs and Bulldogs Set for Series in Johnson City

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team is set for their second series of the 2021 season as the Bucs host UNC Asheville on Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Suffer Setback to Chattanooga, 65-54

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2021) – In the penultimate game of the regular season for the ETSU women’s basketball team, the Bucs fell short in a 65-54 defeat to in-state rivals Chattanooga on Thursday evening inside Brooks Gym


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis Concludes February Road Trip at Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2021) — After seven straight road matches in February, the Bucs will play their eighth and final road match of the month at Charlotte on Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.


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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.


Softball

ETSU Splits Twin Bill with Golden Eagles

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2021) – The ETSU Buccaneer Softball team came away with a win and a loss in the first doubleheader of the season, splitting the twin bill with Tennessee Tech at Betty Basler Field. The Bucs scored three runs in each contest, while the Golden Eagles combined for eight total runs. With the split, ETSU improves to 1-1 and Tennessee Tech improves to 4-2.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Set for Quick Turnaround Against Chattanooga

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2021) – Facing their third game in six days, the ETSU women’s basketball team prepare for a rematch against in-state rivals Chattanooga on Thursday evening, Brooks Gym hosting the 7 p.m. matchup.


Men's Golf

Davies Claims SoCon Men’s Golfer of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 24, 2021) – For the first time in his collegiate career, ETSU Men’s Golf redshirt-freshman Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) has been named the Southern Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week. The league office announced the first award of the season on Wednesday afternoon. The award covered all tournaments leading up to Tuesday, Feb. 23.


Women's Basketball

ETSU Falls Against Western Carolina, 62-48

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2021) – The ETSU women’s basketball team suffered its fourth-straight defeat on Tuesday afternoon, losing 62-48 to Western Carolina inside Brooks Gym.


Baseball

App State’s Late Inning Rally Leads Mountaineers to Win over Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team hit a season-high three home runs on Tuesday afternoon against Appalachian State, but the four runs were not enough as the Mountaineers earned a come-from-behind 5-4 win at Thomas Stadium


Men's Soccer

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.


Softball

Bucs Add Golden Eagles for Season Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2021) – The third time is the charm as the ETSU Softball team will finally kick off its 2021 regular season with a midweek doubleheader against Tennessee Tech on Wednesday, Feb. 24 beginning at 2 p.m. The doubleheader was finalized on Monday afternoon and the Bucs are more than ready to get their season under way.


Volleyball

Wofford Hands ETSU First 3-0 Setback of the Season

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 22, 2021) — After suffering their first loss of the season yesterday, the ETSU Volleyball team was unable to get back in the win column on Monday evening inside Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium. The Bucs fell in three sets (25-15, 25-21, 25-10) to the Wofford Terriers.


Baseball

Bucs and Mountaineers Set for Midweek Matchup at Thomas

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2021) — After winning their opening series against Northern Kentucky, the ETSU Baseball team is ready to host former SoCon rival, Appalachian State in a Tuesday afternoon contest at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is slated for 3:00 p.m.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Begin Three Game Homestand Against Catamounts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2021) – After a late schedule change announced Sunday, the Bucs are now primed for a three-game home defense in the next six days, beginning with the Western Carolina Catamounts inside Brooks Gym in a 7 p.m. showdown on Tuesday.


Football

Buccaneer Duo Earns SoCon Player of the Week Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 22, 2021) – The Buccaneer Football team kicked off the season with a strong 24-17 win over Samford on Saturday in Johnson City, Tenn. The benefits of the win did not end there as a pair of Buccaneers were named Southern Conference Players of the Week for the opening weekend. Quay Holmes (Powder Springs, Ga.) has been named the SoCon Offensive Player of the Week and Donovan Manuel (Ellenwood, Ga.) was tabbed as the SoCon Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men’s basketball game at VMI cancelled

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 22, 2021) -- Wednesday’s Southern Conference men’s basketball game between ETSU and VMI in Lexington, Va., has been cancelled due to positive COVID tests and quarantine requirements within the VMI program.


Women's Golf

Women’s golf concludes play at Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational

EATONTON, Ga. (Feb. 21, 2021) -- The spring opener is in the books for the ETSU women’s golf team.


Baseball

ETSU Records Walk-off Win in Game One; Splits Doubleheader with Norse

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team and Northern Kentucky concluded their three-game series with a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. ETSU won game one in walk-off fashion, 3-2, while NKU defeated the Bucs 4-3 in game two.


Volleyball

ETSU volleyball suffers first loss of the season at Wofford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 21, 2021) -- With the ETSU volleyball team on the verge of taking the first two sets over Wofford, an injury to one of its offensive leaders shifted momentum late in the second, and the Terriers rallied for a four-set win (25-22, 23-25, 13-25, 13-25) over the Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon inside Richardson Indoor Stadium.


Women's Basketball

Southern Conference Announces Women’s Basketball Schedule Changes

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 21, 2021) – The Southern Conference announced Sunday major schedule changes to ETSU Women’s Basketball’s remaining slate of league games leading into the Southern Conference Tournament in Asheville, N.C.


Women's Soccer

ETSU Unable to Rescue Late Result Against Lipscomb

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2021) – Despite a sensational strike from Taylor Limprevil (Spring Hill, Tenn.), the ETSU women’s soccer team was unable to overcome an opportunistic Bisons offense in a 2-1 loss to Lipscomb inside Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Football

Defense Comes up Big in Season-Opening Win

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2021) – The ETSU Football team delivered quite the defensive performance in the much-anticipated season opener as ETSU toppled Samford on Saturday by the final score of 24-17. The Southern Conference battle was played at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium in Johnson City, Tenn.


Baseball

ETSU Garners Fifth Straight Opening Day Victory

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2021) — The ETSU Baseball team picked up its program-best fifth-straight Opening Day win with a 10-3 victory over the visiting Northern Kentucky Norse on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Women's Golf

ETSU completes second round play at Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational

EATONTON, Ga. (Feb. 20, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s golf team wrapped up second round play at the Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational on Saturday afternoon from the Great Waters Course.


Women's Basketball

Hooks Career-High Can’t Halt Bulldogs in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Feb. 20, 2021) – Carly Hooks (Atlanta, Ga.) scored a career-high 16 points in ETSU Women’s Basketball’s final true road game of the season, but Southern Conference leaders Samford celebrated their Senior Day by outscoring the Bucs 44-24 in the middle two quarters of the contest to claim their 10th league victory of the year and stay atop the SoCon thanks to a 77-58 win.


Volleyball

Bucs Continue League Play in Spartanburg

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 20, 2021) – The ETSU Volleyball team looks to remain perfect after a 4-0 start to the season as they travel to Spartanburg to take on the Wofford Terriers on Sunday and Monday.


Women's Soccer

ETSU Prepare for Clash With Lipscomb at Summers-Taylor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2021) – After a last minute switch to Kermit Tipton Stadium for the season opener, ETSU women’s soccer welcomes Lipscomb for the first match of the season at Summers-Taylor Stadium on Sunday afternoon.


Football

GAMEDAY LINKS: ETSU vs. Samford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2021) – The ETSU Buccaneers are geared up and ready to go for the football opener as the Bucs play host to Samford at 1 p.m. The 2021 spring opener will be played at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium in Johnson City, Tenn.


Women's Golf

Melecka paces Bucs in opening round of Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational

EATONTON, Ga. (Feb. 19, 2021) -- Led by the stellar play of Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic), the ETSU women’s golf team concluded opening round play from the Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational on Friday from the Great Waters Course.


Football

ETSU Ready for Much-Anticipated Kickoff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2021) – It has been 455 long days since the ETSU Football team ran onto the gridiron. At last, that wait is finally over. The Bucs will begin the rare 2021 Spring Season in front of the home crowd as the Blue & Gold hosts the Samford Bulldogs. Kickoff for the season opener is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium.


Men's Basketball

ETSU Men's Basketball Game at Samford cancelled

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Saturday’s Southern Conference men’s basketball game between ETSU and Samford in Birmingham, Alabama, has been cancelled due to positive COVID tests and quarantine requirements within Samford’s program.


Baseball

Bucs Host Northern Kentucky in Opening Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2021) — After a shortened season in 2020, the ETSU Baseball team is ready to begin their 2021 campaign. The Blue and Gold host the Northern Kentucky University Norse in the season opener on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. Game two and three of the series will be a doubleheader beginning Sunday at noon.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Head To Samford for Road Clash with the Bulldogs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2021) – For the final time until the Southern Conference Tournament, the ETSU women’s basketball team gets on the road as the Bucs meet SoCon-leading Samford in Birmingham on Saturday.


Baseball

ETSU’s Ashton King to Play in Appalachian League’s Inaugural Collegiate Season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2021) — ETSU Baseball sophomore middle infielder, Ashton King (Knoxville, Tenn.), will be playing in the Appalachian League this summer. The league announced the addition of King among other athletes on Friday morning.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Football, Women's Basketball

ETSU Athletics releases ticket information for home football and baseball games

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2021) -- With both the Buccaneer football and baseball teams set to open their 2021 seasons this weekend, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Friday specific ticket information for home games this season.


Softball

Softball Weekend Series Cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 19, 2021) – For the second consecutive week, the ETSU Softball Team has seen its schedule altered. However, this time the season opener was changed due to inclement weather. The Bucs were set to kick off the season at Tennessee Tech today in Cookeville, Tenn. The Golden Eagles experienced a heavy mix of snow and ice, forcing the cancellation of yet another softball weekend as the field became unplayable.


Football

Top Things to Know – ETSU vs. Samford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2021) – The ETSU Football season is officially here and so it is with great pleasure to present the Top Things to Know for Saturday’s home opener against Samford, presented by Citizens Bank.


Softball

Buccaneer Duo Named Senior CLASS Award Candidates

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Feb. 18, 2021) – A pair of ETSU Softball student-athletes have been tabbed as Senior CLASS Award candidates. Fellow veterans Julia Fritz (Glen Allen, Va.) and Kelly Warren (Mechanicsville, Va.) received recognition for the award due to hard work on and off the diamond.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Fall in Knoxville to No. 19 Vols, 7-0

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2021) — ETSU’s Women’s Tennis team played their seventh straight road match in February on Thursday afternoon in Knoxville. The Blue and Gold were unable to upset the 19th-ranked University of Tennessee on the road as the Vols picked up the 7-0 sweep.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf opens spring season Friday at Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational

EATONTON, Ga. (Feb. 18, 2021) -- After playing in two fall tournaments, the ETSU women’s golf team opens its spring campaign this weekend as the Buccaneers head to Georgia for the Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational, which gets underway Friday morning.


Men's Basketball

ETSU falls at home to Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2021) -- For the second straight year, Mercer had the upper hand against the Bucs inside Freedom Hall.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Head to Knoxville for Thursday Matchup with Volunteers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2021) — After losing their first three matchups against Power-5 opponents, the ETSU Women’s Team aims to take down the University of Tennessee in Knoxville on Thursday morning. First serve is set for 11 a.m.


Men's Basketball

Bucs face quick turnaround Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2021) -- Playing its third game in five days, the ETSU men’s basketball team faces a quick turnaround as the Bucs host Mercer Wednesday night inside Freedom Hall. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


Men's Golf

Davies Places Second at Kiawah Invitational

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2021) – It was a career-best event for redshirt-freshman Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) as the England native finished in a two-way tie for second place at the 2021 Kiawah Invitational. As a team, the ETSU Men’s Golf squad finished fourth in the 14-team field with a team score of 24-under-par (840). The Bucs were one of four teams that posted a score of 20-under-par or better for the tournament. In the final round, ETSU carded a score of 283 (-5).


Volleyball

Cunningham Tabbed SoCon Offensive Player of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2020) — After becoming the first Buccaneer in program history to record 30 kills in a match, ETSU Volleyball outside hitter Olivia Cunningham (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named the Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Southern Conference Announces Bucs-Bulldogs Schedule Changes

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2021) – The Southern Conference announced Tuesday schedule changes to ETSU Women’s Basketball’s upcoming series against Samford that was originally scheduled to take place on Thursday, Feb. 18 and Saturday, Feb. 20.


Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Announces Changes to Home Match vs. Lipscomb

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2021) – Due to the expectation of inclement weather in the region, Jay Yelton and the ETSU women’s soccer team are now slated to host the Lipscomb Bisons at 1 p.m. on Sunday, February 21 inside Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Baseball

Baseball Releases Schedule Change for this Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2020) — Due to inclement weather in the area, ETSU Baseball Head Coach Joe Pennucci announced Tuesday morning that ETSU and Northern Kentucky will open their weekend series on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. The remaining two games of the series will take place in a doubleheader on Sunday, Feb. 21 beginning at noon.


Men's Basketball

ETSU drops heartbreaker at Chattanooga, 53-51

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2021) -- For the second time in 10 days, ETSU and Chattanooga went down to the wire.


Men's Golf

Bucs Tied for Third at Kiawah Invitational

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 15, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team was finally able to storm the Oak Point Golf Club in Kiawah Island, S.C. after missing yesterday’s action due to weather. The Bucs were able to finish the opening round and more than half of the second round before play was called due to darkness. The Bucs are currently sitting in a tie for third with Clemson at 18-under-par, trailing Wake Forest (-33) and Kentucky (-23).


Volleyball

Bucs Earn First Sweep with 3-0 Win over Spartans

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2021) — After a five-set thriller yesterday afternoon, the ETSU Volleyball team defeated the UNCG Spartans 3-0 (27-25, 25-19, 25-18) for their first sweep of the season in Brooks Gym on Monday evening.


Football

Riddell Named Starting Quarterback

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2021) – With the Bucs gearing up for their first game of the season on Saturday, Feb. 20, head coach Randy Sanders announced in his weekly press conference that redshirt-freshman Tyler Riddell (Tampa, Fla.) will be the man behind center for the Buccaneers.


Men's Tennis

Badra Claims Another Weekly Honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 15, 2021) – For the second time in three weeks, Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) has secured another Southern Conference award. Badra claimed the SoCon Men’s Tennis Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.


Football

Football Press Conference: Samford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2021) – ETSU football met the media on Monday afternoon for the first press conference of the season where they discussed the Bucs’ upcoming season opener on Saturday, Feb. 20 against Samford. This year’s press conference looks a little different as the media met with Coach Sanders and the players via zoom.


Volleyball

Cunningham’s Dramatic Record-Breaking Kill Caps ETSU’s Comeback

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2021) — In a match that featured 122 kills, the final one did more than decide the match. Olivia Cunningham’s (Knoxville, Tenn.) 30th kill gave ETSU the 3-2 (25-21, 23-25, 20-25, 25-17, 15-11) victory over UNCG and set a new program record for kills in a match.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Falls at JMU, 4-2

HARRISONBURG, Va. (Feb. 14, 2021) — In a match that came down to the bottom two singles battles, ETSU Women’s Tennis was unable to complete the comeback against JMU on Saturday afternoon as the Bucs fell 4-2.


Men's Basketball

Bucs look to avenge loss to Mocs Monday night in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2021) -- The Bucs are 2-for-2 in revenge games this season.


Men's Golf

Opening Round of Kiawah Invitational Postponed

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 14, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team will have to wait another day to showcase its talent at the Oak Point Golf Course in Kiawah Island, S.C. The opening round of the 2021 Kiawah Invitational was postponed, following a two-hour delay, due to inclement weather in the area.


Men's Basketball

Brewer, Sloan carry ETSU to critical win over Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2021) -- Jason Shay wanted his team to be more efficient on offense.


Women's Soccer

Marshall’s Late Winner Stuns Bucs in Overtime

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2021) – Venue changes, coaching debuts, inclement weather, goals, overtime; the season opener for the ETSU women’s soccer program included it all.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Tally Seven Personal Records on Day Two of Dual Meet Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2021) – ETSU Track and Field concluded the weekend in the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational and the Music City Challenge on Saturday afternoon.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Unable to Halt Skid at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 13, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis squad fell to 14th-ranked Wake Forest on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 7-0 decision in Winston-Salem, N.C. With the loss, ETSU drops to 0-5 on the campaign, including 0-4 against Power Five opponents.


Women's Tennis

VCU Blanks ETSU in Richmond

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2021) – ETSU’s Women’s Tennis team fell to VCU on the road on Saturday morning, 4-0 kick off their weekend road trip.


Volleyball

ETSU Hosts UNCG for Spring Volleyball Home Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2021) – For the first time in 455 days, the ETSU Volleyball team will play on their home floor. The Bucs will host the UNCG Spartans on Sunday, Feb. 14 and Monday, Feb. 15 as they continue league play.


Men's Track & Field

ETSU Concludes First Day of Dual Meet Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2021) – The first day of a busy weekend for ETSU track and field concluded on Friday, the Bucs splitting the team up to compete in both the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational along with the Music City Challenge.


Men's Tennis

ETSU Falls in Friday Contest at Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team dropped its fourth consecutive match to start the season, this time falling in a 5-2 decision at Duke on Friday afternoon. The match was played at Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center in Durham, N.C.


Men's Basketball

ETSU ready for pivotal home battle with Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2021) -- Both ETSU and Wofford have combined to win five of the last seven Southern Conference Championships.


Women's Soccer

Bucs Welcome Marshall in Season Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2021) – Jay Yelton makes his coaching debut on Saturday afternoon as the ETSU women’s soccer team make their long-awaited return to the pitch, facing Marshall in a 3 p.m. kickoff at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

SoCon announces basketball championship ticket policy, tiebreakers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – In accordance with COVID-19 safety measures established by the state of North Carolina and Buncombe County regarding public gatherings, there will be no general ticket sales to the 2021 Ingles Southern Conference Basketball Championships presented by General Shale.


Football

SoCon Announces Nexstar Football Kickoff

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 12, 2021) – Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., Ingles Markets and the Southern Conference announced Friday that they will again partner to broadcast an Ingles SoCon Game of the Week on select Nexstar affiliates throughout the spring football season.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf Returns to action at Kiawah

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 12, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team will return to team play beginning on Sunday, Feb. 14 for a three-day tournament in Kiawah Island, S.C. The Bucs will be one of 14 teams competing in the Kiawah Invitational, hosted by College of Charleston. The tournament will conclude on Tuesday, Feb. 16.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Continue Road Trip at VCU and James Madison

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2021) — The ETSU Women’s Tennis team is set to continue their February road swing at VCU and James Madison University on Saturday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb. 14.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field Split to Take on Dual Meets Over the Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2021) – ETSU Men’s and Women’s Track and Field prepare for a split weekend this weekend, sending groups to both the Music City Challenge in Nashville and the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational hosted by Liberty.


Baseball

Lyle, Madole and Mercer Land Spots on SoCon All-Preseason Teams

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2021) — The Southern Conference office announced the 2021 Preseason All-Conference Teams and preseason standings on Thursday afternoon. ETSU’s baseball team was slated to finish tied for fifth, while three Bucs were tabbed to the Preseason All-SoCon First and Second Teams.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Geared up for Pair of ACC Matches

DURHAM, N.C. (Feb. 11, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis squad is heading to the Tar Heel State to square off with a pair of Atlantic Coast Conference foes this weekend. The Bucs will begin their road trip in Durham, N.C. to battle Duke on Friday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. ETSU will then turn around to take on No. 14 Wake Forest on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. in Winston-Salem, N.C.


Baseball

Baseball Announces Home Game Times for 2021 Season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2021) — With ETSU’s baseball season less than two weeks away, head coach Joe Pennucci announced Thursday morning the game times for ETSU’s 27 home games in 2021.


Men's Basketball

Bucs stumble on the road at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 10, 2021) -- The second time around wasn’t as fun.


Women's Basketball

ETSU-Mercer Women’s Basketball Games Postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 10, 2021) – The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday the Southern Conference women’s basketball games between ETSU and Mercer, scheduled to take place in Brooks Gym this Thursday, Feb. 11 and Saturday, Feb. 13, have been postponed due to COVID-related concerns.


Men's Basketball

ETSU heads to Charleston for midweek clash with The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 9, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team looks to get back to its winning ways when the Bucs head to Charleston for a midweek clash with The Citadel on Wednesday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. inside McAlister Field House.


Softball

Softball Announces Schedule Changes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2021) – The 2021 ETSU Softball season already has a new look prior to the start of the season. The Bucs were originally scheduled to host Army in a four-game series beginning on Saturday, Feb. 13. However, the Black Knights cancelled the series due to travel restrictions within the Army Athletic Department.


Women's Tennis

Commodores Topple Bucs in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2021) — After two straight 6-1 victories, the ETSU Women’s Tennis team faced an uphill battle on Sunday afternoon visiting the 15th-ranked Vanderbilt Commodores. The Bucs put up a tough battle in doubles action, but Vanderbilt secured the point and swept the match, 7-0.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Drop Defensive Battle to Paladins, 55-46

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 7, 2021) – Battling with shorthanded numbers, the ETSU women’s basketball team fell 55-46 to Furman in SoCon action on Sunday afternoon inside of Timmons Arena.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track And Field Finish Weekend With Strong Performance in Inaugural Meet

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2021) – The ETSU Track and Field team closed their busy weekend of three straight days of action inside the ETSU Mini Dome on Sunday, competing in the inaugural Run As Fast As You Can Track Meet.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Drop Close Decision to Tribe

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Feb. 7, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis squad dropped a nail-biting 4-3 match on Sunday to the Tribe of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va. With the loss, ETSU drops to 0-3 on the season, having to wait another match for the first victory of the campaign. William & Mary improves to 1-0 after claiming its season opener.


Women's Tennis

Five Singles Sweeps Drive ETSU to Victory over Belmont

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2021) — The ETSU Women’s Tennis team continued their success in Nashville on Saturday afternoon as the Blue and Gold took down the Belmont Bears by a final score of 6-1 for their fourth straight victory.


Men's Basketball

Caldwell’s game-winner carries Chattanooga past ETSU, 67-65

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2021) -- Ty Brewer (Meridian, Miss.) looked to have been the hero for the Buccaneers.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Concludes Final Day of Buccaneer T&F Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2021) – The ETSU Track and Field team finished the last day of the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational on Saturday afternoon, with the short distance races and select jumps on the card inside the ETSU Mini Dome.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Aim to Right Ship in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Feb. 6, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis squad aims to get its first win of the season on Sunday, Feb. 7 as the Bucs travel to Williamsburg, Va. for an 11 a.m. match with the Tribe of William & Mary.


Men's Basketball

In-state conference rivals to meet Saturday in Freedom Hall

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2021) -- A pair of Southern Conference in-state rivals are set to meet on the hardwood Saturday when ETSU hosts Chattanooga inside Freedom Hall. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m.


Women's Tennis

Strong Singles Play Leads Bucs to 6-1 Win over Bison

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2021) — The ETSU Women’s Team began their Nashville road trip with a 6-1 win over the Lipscomb Bison late on Friday night. In a match that went four and a half hours, the Bucs won the doubles point and five of six singles matches to record their third straight victory.


Women's Basketball

Sanders Highlight Heave Not Enough as Furman Foils Short-Handed Bucs

Greenville, S.C. (Feb. 5, 2021) – As time wound down in the first half, Jasmine Sanders (Charlotte, N.C.) hurled a 70-footer to beat the buzzer in Timmons Arena and buried the miraculous attempt, a moment worthy of an appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field with Strong First Day Performance at Buccaneer T&F Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2021) – The ETSU Track and Field team finished the first day of the Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational on Friday afternoon populating the leaderboards, grabbing five top marks in the track events inside the ETSU Mini Dome.


Men's Basketball

Three ETSU men’s basketball games to be broadcast on ABC Tri-Cities

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2021) -- The East Tennessee State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Friday that the next three ETSU men’s basketball home games will be televised locally thanks to a partnership with WJHL and Food City.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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 Tennis

Badra Nabs SoCon Men’s Tennis Player of the Month

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 4, 2021) – For the first time in his young collegiate career, Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) was honored as the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Month for January. The award was announced by the league office on Thursday afternoon.


Softball

ETSU Claims Five SoCon Preseason Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 4, 2021) – The 2021 Preseason All-Southern Conference teams and preseason standings have officially been announced by the league office on Thursday afternoon. The ETSU Buccaneers Softball squad was picked to finish fifth in the preseason standings, while five Bucs were tabbed to the Preseason All-SoCon First and Second Teams.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Return from Hiatus in Weekend Matchup with Furman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2021) – After a near two-week pause in action due to COVID-19, the ETSU women’s basketball team is back in action, traveling to Greenville, S.C. to take on the Furman Paladins this weekend.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Track and Field Primed to Host Buccaneer T&F Invitational

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2021) – ETSU Men’s and Women’s Track and Field prepare to host their first meet of the season this weekend, holding the annual Buccaneer Track and Field Invitational on Friday and Saturday inside the ETSU Mini Dome.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Prepare for Three Matches this Weekend in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2021) — After five days off since their 6-1 win over MTSU, the ETSU Women’s Tennis team is set to play three matches in three days in Nashville, Tenn. The Bucs open the weekend at Lipscomb on Friday, travel to Belmont on Saturday and conclude with the Commodores of Vanderbilt on Sunday.


Men's Basketball

Bucs respond to challenge in road win at Mercer, 70-64

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 3, 2021) – Facing an eight-point halftime deficit, the ETSU men’s basketball had its back against the wall.


Football

Coach Sanders Announces 2021 Signing Class

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 3, 2021) – The East Tennessee State University Football team concluded the 2021 National Signing Day coverage with a press conference to announce the three signees, as well as discuss the five transfers added to the spring roster.


Football

2021 SIGNING DAY CENTRAL


Football

Football Announces Details for National Signing Day Coverage

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2021) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released details regarding Wednesday’s National Signing Day for football.


Men's Basketball

Bucs’ busy week continues Wednesday night at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 31, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team continues its NBA-style schedule again Wednesday night as the Buccaneers look to bounce back against Mercer. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m. inside Hawkins Arena.


Volleyball

Buccaneer Duo Earns SoCon Weekly Honors

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 2, 2021) — After a 2-0 start to the season, ETSU middle blocker Sanne Maring (Groningen, The Netherlands) and was named the SoCon Defensive Player of the Week and Emily Arnold (Louisville, Ky.) earned conference setter of the week honors, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

Monsanto tabbed SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 2, 2021) -- ETSU redshirt freshman guard Damari Monsanto (Pembroke Pines, Fla.) was named Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week presented by GEICO, announced the league office on Tuesday.


Football

ETSU Reveals Home Kickoff Times

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2021) – The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially announced kickoff times on Tuesday morning for the 2021 Spring Season. In addition to the announcement of the kickoff times, ETSU Athletics will be permitting 30% capacity to start the season inside William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium.


Men's Basketball

Monsanto’s career night overshadowed in loss at Wofford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 1, 2021) -- After seeing five guys score in double figures in Saturday’s win over The Citadel, the ETSU men’s basketball team only had one show up on Monday.


Volleyball

Bucs’ Block Party Secures Series Sweep over Paladins

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 1, 2021) — Defense at the net was the difference maker for the ETSU Volleyball team on Monday evening as the Bucs used 14 blocks to take down the Furman Paladins 3-1 (25-22, 25-16, 21-25, 25-20) on the road.


Men's Golf

Pair of Bucs Place Top-10 in Statesboro

STATESBORO, Ga. (Feb. 1, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team completed its second tournament of the season, this time an individual tournament in Statesboro, Ga. The Bucs sent four representatives to take part in the 2021 Thomas Sharkey Individual Collegiate hosted by Georgia Southern.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Basketball

Southern Conference Announces Changes to ETSU-Furman Women’s Basketball Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 1, 2021) – The Southern Conference office announced Monday changes to ETSU Women’s Basketball’s upcoming Thursday and Saturday games to take place this weekend in Greenville, S.C.


Volleyball

A Win Well Worth the Wait; Bucs Open 2021 with Win Over Paladins

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 31, 2021) — The first win of the season is always something to celebrate, but when there’s 434 days in-between matches, it feels even better. ETSU’s volleyball team defeated the Furman Paladins in the 2021 spring opener 3-2 (25-16, 24-26, 25-19, 29-31, 15-6) on Sunday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

ETSU, Wofford meet in critical SoCon matchup Monday night

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 31, 2021) -- When ETSU and Wofford meet Monday night in Spartanburg, S.C., it won’t only mark a rematch of last year’s Southern Conference Championship game, but it’ll pin the top two teams in the conference race.


Men's Basketball

ETSU hits century mark in rout over The Citadel, 112-84

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2021) -- Typically it’s been the Buccaneer defense grabbing the headlines. That all changed on Saturday.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Defeat Blue Raiders for Second Straight Win

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Jan. 30, 2021) — After their first sweep of the season a week ago, the ETSU Women’s Tennis team picked up where the left off earning their second straight win in Bristol on Saturday afternoon. ETSU defeated MTSU 6-1 to improve to 2-2 on the season.


Volleyball

Volleyball Opens 2021 Spring Campaign at Furman

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 30, 2021) – It has been 433 days since the ETSU Volleyball team competed on the hardwood. After a long 14 months away from competition, the Bucs are back in action to begin Southern Conference competition against the Furman Paladins on Sunday and Monday.


Men's Golf

ETSU Set to Partake in the Thomas Sharkey Individual Collegiate

STATESBORO, Ga. (Jan. 30, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team will travel to Statesboro, Ga. for the 2021 Thomas Sharkey Individual Collegiate hosted by Georgia Southern. The event will begin on Sunday, Jan. 31 and conclude on Monday, Feb. 1.


Men's Basketball

League-leading Bucs wrap up homestand Saturday against The Citadel

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2021) -- After moving into sole possession of first place in the Southern Conference standings on Wednesday night, the ETSU men’s basketball team will look to keep its momentum going when the Buccaneers host The Citadel Saturday. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis to Host MTSU in Home Opener

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2020) — For the first time this season, the ETSU Women’s Tennis team is playing in Tennessee. The Blue and Gold are set to play their first home match of 2021 against the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders at the Bristol Racquet Club on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 1 p.m.


Men's Soccer, Men's Basketball, Football, Women's Basketball, Volleyball

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.


Softball

Coach Irwin Reveals 2021 Softball Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 29, 2021) – ETSU Softball Head Coach Brad Irwin revealed his team’s season schedule on Friday morning as the Bucs are officially two weeks away from the first game of the campaign.


Football

Bucs Complete First Full Padded Practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2021) – Following the acclimation period required by the NCAA, the ETSU Football Team held its first full-length, padded practice on Wednesday afternoon at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium.


Men's Golf

Bucs Place Eighth in Southwestern Invitational

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (Jan. 27, 2021) – It was not the ideal playing conditions for the final round of the 2021 Southwestern Invitational as the ETSU Men’s Golf team labored through an 18-over-par (306) round. However, the Bucs did jump one position on the leaderboard, taking solo 8th-place in the event with a 40-over-par (904) mark for the tournament.


Women's Basketball

ETSU-Western Carolina Women’s Basketball Games Postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2021) – The Southern Conference women’s basketball games between ETSU and Western Carolina, scheduled to take place in Brooks Gym this Friday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Jan. 31, have been postponed due to one positive COVID test and quarantine requirements within ETSU’s program.


Men's Basketball

Southern Conference announces men’s basketball schedule changes

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 27, 2021) -- The Southern Conference office announced on Wednesday several men’s basketball schedule changes, three of which impact ETSU games.


Men's Soccer

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.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf Concludes Day Two at Southwestern Invitational

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (Jan. 26, 2021) – Day two proved to be moving day in the field as the weather was prime for low rounds ahead of the weather coming in for Wednesday’s final round. The ETSU Men’s Golf team saw a 12-shot improvement from yesterday’s opening round, carding a 5-over-par (293), however sliding two spots on the leaderboard into solo ninth.


Men's Basketball

Ledarrius Brewer named to Lou Henson Award Watch List

BOSTON (Jan. 26, 2021) -- Redshirt junior guard Ledarrius Brewer (Meridian, Miss.) was named to the 2020-21 Lou Henson Award Mid-season Watch List, which was announced by the committee on Tuesday.


Women's Soccer

2021 Spring Schedule Set for Women’s Soccer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2021) – ETSU Women’s Soccer Head Coach Jay Yelton finalized his squad’s 2021 spring schedule Tuesday afternoon, the Bucs scheduled for two non-conference matchups and six home matches for the upcoming campaign.


Men's Golf

Hulbert Paces Bucs in Opening Round of Southwestern Invitational

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (Jan. 25, 2021) – It was a windy day in the opening round of the prestigious Southwestern Invitational, hosted by Pepperdine at the North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village, Calif. The ETSU Men’s Golf team battled both a loaded field and wind gusts nearing 30 mph to sit in a tie for 7th following a 17-over-par (305) first round.


Men's Basketball

Shay announces the signing of Sadaidriene Hall

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2021) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay and his staff announced on Monday the signing of Sadaidriene ‘DayDay’ Hall (Sulphur Springs, Texas).


Baseball

Baseball Releases 2021 Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2021) — It has been nearly 11 months since the ETSU Baseball team was on the diamond. Now, the team is just three weeks away from the 2021 season.


Men's Tennis

Badra Garners First SoCon Player of the Week Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 25, 2021) – For the first time in his young collegiate career, Dimitri Badra (Maracay, Venezuela) was honored as the Southern Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week. The award was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

ETSU-Chattanooga men’s basketball game postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2021) -- The Southern Conference men’s basketball game between ETSU and Chattanooga, scheduled to take place inside Freedom Hall this Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m., has been postponed due to positive COVID tests and quarantine requirements within Chattanooga’s program.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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.


Women's Basketball

Sanders’ Offense, Stingy Defense Propels Bucs over the Spartans

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2021) – True to fashion, the Bucs gave a gritty, high-energy team performance on the defensive side of the ball. But on the other end, Jasmine Sanders (Charlotte, N.C.) took over with a 28-point performance to give the ETSU Women’s Basketball team their first win of the SoCon campaign, defeating UNCG 58-48 Sunday afternoon inside Brooks Gym.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Hang Tough in Road Loss at No. 25 Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 24, 2021) – Despite close matches in singles play, the ETSU Men’s Tennis team found itself on the wrong end of a 5-2 decision against No. 25 Kentucky on Sunday afternoon in Lexington, Ky. With the loss, the Bucs fall to 0-2 on the season, dropping consecutive matches to ranked opponents.


Men's Basketball

Bucs return favor in key SoCon showdown against Furman

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 23, 2021) -- A week after suffering its first Southern Conference loss of the season at Furman, the ETSU men’s basketball team didn’t have to wait long to return the favor.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Trio of Bucs Pace T&F in the VMI Team Challenge

LEXINGTON, Va. (Jan. 23, 2021) – The ETSU Track and Field team finished their season-opening meet on Saturday, three Bucs securing top marks inside the Corps Physical Training Facility in Lexington.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Blank Wildcats in First Win of 2021

DAVIDSON, N.C. (Jan. 23, 2021) — ETSU’s Women’s Tennis team brought out the brooms in Davidson on Saturday afternoon as the Bucs swept the Wildcats, 7-0 to earn their first win of the young season.


Men's Golf

Bucs Open Spring at Prestigious Southwestern Invitational

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team is geared up to open the 2021 Spring season on Monday, Jan. 25 in Westlake Village, Calif. The Bucs will take part in the 2021 Southwestern Invitational hosted by Pepperdine at the North Ranch Country Club from Jan. 25-27.


Women's Basketball

Fourth Quarter Comeback Bid Falls Short for the Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2021) – Despite an inspired performance in the fourth quarter, the ETSU women’s basketball team left themselves with too much work to overcome as the UNCG Spartans escaped Brooks Gym with a 56-53 win over the Bucs on Friday evening.


Men's Basketball

ETSU-Samford men’s basketball game postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2021) -- The Southern Conference men’s basketball game between ETSU and Samford, scheduled to take place inside Freedom Hall on Monday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m., has been postponed due to positive COVID tests and quarantine requirements within Samford’s program.


Men's Basketball

ETSU, Furman to meet in key SoCon matchup Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2021) -- For the second straight weekend, ETSU and Furman will meet in a key Southern Conference showdown.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

Bucs Prepare for Season Opener with the VMI Team Challenge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2021) – After nearly 11 months without competition, the ETSU Track and Field team finally get a chance to compete again, traveling to Lexington on Saturday to compete in the VMI Team Challenge at the Corps Physical Training Facility.


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis Looks Ahead to Davidson on Saturday

DAVIDSON, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2020) — The ETSU Women’s Tennis squad is back in action on Saturday, Jan. 23 as they travel to North Carolina to face the Davidson Wildcats. First serve is slated for noon.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Turn Sights on Second Consecutive Ranked Opponent

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 22, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team will be back in action on Sunday, Jan. 24 as the Bucs search for a marquee program win over No. 25 Kentucky. The match will commence at 1 p.m. in Lexington, Ky. at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex.


Women's Tennis

First Set Struggles too much for Bucs in Loss to Wildcats

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 21, 2021) — Falling behind in five of the six singles bouts made for a tough uphill battle for the ETSU Women’s Tennis team against the Kentucky Wildcats on Thursday afternoon. The Wildcats defeated the Bucs, 7-0 in Lexington.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Welcome Spartans for SoCon Showdown

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2021) – Suffering a heartbreaking double-overtime loss to Wofford their last time out, the ETSU Women’s Basketball team looks to bounce back this weekend. Hosting the UNCG Spartans on both Friday (7pm) and Sunday (2pm), the Bucs look for their opening wins in SoCon play inside Brooks Gym.


Football

Southern Conference Virtual Football Media Day set to Air Friday on ESPN+

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 21, 2021) – The Spring 2021 Southern Conference Virtual Football Media Day was held on Thursday morning. All nine of the league’s head coaches took the time to address the media and discuss the 2021 Spring campaign.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

ETSU Athletics announces student ticket information for men’s and women’s basketball home games

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2021) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday men’s and women’s basketball student ticket information for the 2020-21 home games.


Men's Basketball

Defensive-minded Bucs secure series sweep over Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Jan. 21, 2021) -- It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.


Football

Six Bucs Earn Preseason All-SoCon Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 20, 2021) – The Southern Conference announced its Football Preseason All-SoCon Ballots on Wednesday afternoon, featuring six different Buccaneers on the all-conference teams.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Travel to Kentucky for Clash with Wildcats

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 20, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team face their second SEC opponent in five days on Thursday afternoon as they travel to Lexington to take on the Kentucky Wildcats at 1 p.m.


Men's Basketball

Bucs look to carry hot shooting into midweek clash with the Catamounts

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2021) -- Coming off a record-setting three-point performance on Monday, the ETSU men’s basketball team looks to carry the hot shooting into its midweek clash with the Western Carolina Catamounts. Wednesday’s tip-off is set for 4 p.m. inside the Ramsey Center.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Suffer Defeat in Season Opener

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2021) – It was a much-anticipated dual match for the ETSU Men’s Tennis team, their first since March 7, 2020. However, the Bucs will have to wait another match to see their first victory of the new season as the 13th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers toppled ETSU by the final of 7-0 in Knoxville, Tenn.


Men's Basketball

Historic night carries ETSU past VMI, 92-81

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2021) -- It was raining threes inside Freedom Hall.


Volleyball

ETSU Volleyball Tabbed SoCon Favorite

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2021) — The ETSU Volleyball team was named the Southern Conference favorite, while three Buccaneers earned all-conference honors as the league office announced its preseason polls on Monday afternoon prior to the 2021 Spring season.


Men's Tennis

Men’s Tennis Adds Tennessee for Season Opener

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2021) – The season is finally here for the ETSU Men’s Tennis team and it has already changed. ETSU will now be traveling to Knoxville, Tenn. for a 1 p.m. showdown against the Vols on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The Bucs were originally set to take on Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, N.C. However, due to COVID-19 concerns within the Wake Forest Men’s Tennis team, the Bucs had to call in the last-minute change of schedule.


Men's Basketball

ETSU gears up for first home game in 2021

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 19, 2021) -- It’s been nearly three weeks since the ETSU men’s basketball team has played a home game. The streak will end Monday night as the Buccaneers host VMI at 7 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.


Men's Basketball

Furman’s late run hands short-handed Bucs first SoCon loss

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 16, 2021) -- Despite not having the services of leading scorer Ledarrius Brewer (Meridian, Miss.), the ETSU men’s basketball team still went toe-to-toe with league-leading Furman in front on a national audience on ESPNU.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Suffer Double Overtime Heartbreak to Terriers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 16, 2021) – In a thrilling double-overtime matchup inside of the Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium on Saturday afternoon, the ETSU Women’s Basketball team fell victim in a heartbreaking 79-78 loss to Wofford in the second matchup between the Terriers in the last three days.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Fall to South Carolina in Season Opener

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 16, 2021) — The ETSU women’s tennis team kicked off their spring campaign against one of the top-15 teams in the nation for the second straight season. The Bucs fell to No. 14 South Carolina on the road on Saturday afternoon, 6-1.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball, Buc Spirit

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.


Men's Basketball

ETSU, Furman ready for first-place showdown on ESPNU

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 15, 2021) -- After a two-week pause due to COVID, the ETSU men’s basketball team returns to action this Saturday as the Buccaneers gear up for a first-place showdown with Furman on Saturday. Tip-off for the ESPNU broadcast is set for 4 p.m. inside Timmons Arena.


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis to Begin 2021 Campaign at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 15, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team will begin their 2021 season on Saturday, Jan. 16 at No. 14 South Carolina; the match is slated to begin at 11 a.m.


Women's Basketball

Offense Stalls in Buccaneer Defeat to Terriers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 14, 2021) – With an off night on the offensive side of the ball, the ETSU Women’s Basketball team ran into a hot shooting Wofford team from range, falling to the Terriers 75-49 inside of Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium on Thursday evening.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Track & Field Invitational cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday that this weekend’s ETSU Track & Field Invitational has been cancelled.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Prepare for Road Series Against Wofford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Basketball team looks to open their account in the win column in conference play on Thursday and Saturday, travelling to Spartanburg to take on Wofford inside Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium. Scheduled times of tips are for 7 p.m. on Thursday, before a 2 p.m. afternoon contest on Saturday.


Men's Golf

Coach Amos Releases 2021 Spring Slate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) – On Wednesday morning, ETSU Men’s Golf Head Coach Jake Amos revealed the 2021 Spring schedule, consisting of seven tournaments leading up to the 2021 Southern Conference Championship.


Men's Basketball

SoCon announces several men’s basketball schedule changes

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Jan. 12, 2021) -- Following an announcement by the Southern Conference on Tuesday, the ETSU men’s basketball team had its three league games that there were postponed due to COVID rescheduled.


Men's Tennis

Bucs Announce Men’s Tennis Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 12, 2021) – East Tennessee State Men’s Tennis Head Coach Martin Stiegwardt has officially announced his much-anticipated 2021 Spring schedule on Tuesday morning.


Baseball

Pennucci Adds Jamie Pinzino as Pitching Coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2021) — ETSU Baseball Head Coach Joe Pennucci announced the addition of Jamie Pinzino to his staff on Monday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

ETSU Women’s Tennis Announces Spring Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 11, 2021) – East Tennessee State University women’s tennis head coach, Ricky Rojas, officially announced the 2021 Spring schedule on Monday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Suffer SoCon Opening Defeat to Mocs

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Jan. 9, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Basketball team suffered an opening day defeat in Southern Conference action on Saturday afternoon, falling to Chattanooga 66-51 inside McKenzie Arena.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Begin SoCon Campaign with Road Trip Against Mocs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Basketball team looks to start the new year on a strong note, facing in-state rivals Chattanooga in the opening game of the SoCon schedule in McKenzie Arena on Saturday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

ETSU-Samford men’s basketball game postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2021) -- The Southern Conference men’s basketball game between ETSU and Samford, scheduled to take place in Johnson City on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m., has been postponed due to a positive COVID test and quarantine requirements within ETSU’s program.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men’s basketball to pause activities due to COVID-19

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 4, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team announced on Monday that it has paused all activities within its program following a positive COVID-19 test.


Men's Basketball

Strong starts fuel Bucs to road win at UNCG, 71-61

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Jan. 2, 2021) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team parlayed strong starts in both halves to cash in a 10-point road win at UNCG, as the Buccaneers earned a 71-61 win over the Spartans on Saturday inside Greensboro Coliseum.


Men's Basketball

Bucs open 2021 on the road at UNCG

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Jan. 1, 2021) -- With 2020 in the rearview mirror, the ETSU men’s basketball team opens the New Year with a road game at UNCG on Saturday evening. Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. inside the Greensboro Coliseum.


Women's Basketball

Dowdell’s Career-Day Powers Bucs Past Newberry, 69-55

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 31, 2020) – The ETSU women’s basketball team received a massive boost from sophomore forward Mykia Dowdell (Oak Ridge, Tenn.), her 21 points helping lead the Bucs to a non-conference, 2020 finale 69-55 win over Newberry on Thursday afternoon inside Brooks Gym.


Men's Basketball

Brewer Brothers help Bucs bounce Catamounts in SoCon opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2020) -- The reigning Southern Conference champions are going to see everyone’s best fight.


Women's Basketball

Bucs End Year With Non-Conference Finale Against Wolves

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2020) – For one last time this year, the Bucs are back in Brooks Gym as they host Newberry in the first matchup between the two programs on Thursday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

ETSU set to host Western Carolina in SoCon opener Wednesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2020) -- In a rematch of last year’s epic regular season finale, the ETSU men’s basketball team will host Western Carolina in its Southern Conference opener on Wednesday night inside Freedom Hall. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Football, Men's Golf, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Women's Basketball

ETSU Athletics announces 2020 Hall of Fame Class; inaugural Trailblazer Award introduced

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 23, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday its 2020 Hall of Fame Class, along with introducing the inaugural Trailblazer Award.


Men's Basketball

Foul trouble, second-half struggles haunt Bucs in Tuscaloosa

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 22, 2020) -- Through the first 25-plus minutes it looked like the Buccaneers were prime for another Power-5 win.


Men's Basketball

Bucs look to continue winning ways Tuesday at Alabama

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2020) -- After capping off its homestand with three straight victories, the ETSU men’s basketball team looks to carry its winning ways on the road as the Buccaneers cap off non-conference play Tuesday night at Alabama. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. ET inside Coleman Coliseum.


Men's Golf

Warren Named Men’s Golf Coach Emeritus

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 21, 2020) – The legacy of legendary ETSU Men’s Golf Coach Fred Warren climbed to new heights on Monday, Dec. 21 as he was named Men’s Golf Coach Emeritus by Athletics Director Scott Carter and University President Dr. Brian Noland.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Rally Late, Fall to Mountaineers 69-66

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 20, 2020) – The ETSU women’s basketball team and Appalachian State took it to the wire on Sunday afternoon inside Brooks Gym. Despite a late Buccaneer rally in the final minutes, the Mountaineers knocked off the Bucs in a 69-66 thriller.


Men's Basketball

Bucs use late run to survive scare from Lee, 62-53

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2020) -- Trailing by one with just over five minutes remaining, the ETSU men’s basketball team closed the game on a 14-4 run and survived a scare from Lee University, as the Bucs ended their homestand with a 62-53 win over the Flames on Saturday inside Freedom Hall.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Host Appalachian Foes in Sunday Showdown

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 19, 2020) – After suffering a tough loss on the road, the ETSU women’s basketball team look to their local rival Appalachian State to get back in the win column, clashing with the Boone side in Brooks Gym on Sunday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Sanders’ Night Not Enough in Narrow 70-64 Loss to Wildcats

DAVIDSON, N.C. (Dec. 18, 2020) – It was a back-and-forth battle on Friday afternoon as the ETSU women’s basketball team suffered their fourth-consecutive defeat against Davidson, falling in a tough 70-64 loss to the Wildcats inside Belk Arena.


Men's Basketball

ETSU ends homestand against Lee on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 18, 2020) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team wraps up its four-game homestand Saturday afternoon when the Bucs host Lee University. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.


Men's Basketball

Bucs make quick work of Columbia International

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2020) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team scored the first 13 points and the rout was on.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Await Return Trip to Davidson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2020) – The ETSU women’s basketball team looks to get back in the win column Friday afternoon, heading on the road in a battle against Davidson inside Belk Arena. A return trip from last season’s matchup between the two, the Bucs look to get revenge on the side that played spoiler inside Brooks Gym last season.


General News

All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team announced

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The Southern Conference named its All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team on Thursday, with two representatives each from all 10 member schools being recognized by the league.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men’s basketball adds home game on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University men’s basketball team added another opponent to its schedule. The Buccaneers will host Lee University on Saturday at 4 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.


Football

ETSU Athletics continues annual “A Buccaneer Christmas” event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2020) – The ETSU Athletic Department and the Johnson City Coalition for Kids teamed up for the 20th consecutive year, holding the annual “A Buccaneer Christmas” on Wednesday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

SoCon, Nexstar partner again for regional basketball broadcast package

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Dec. 16, 2020) -- The Southern Conference announced on Wednesday they have continued its partnership with Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., to broadcast 14 conference basketball games this season through the league’s six-state footprint across a network of Nexstar stations.


Women's Basketball

Sunday’s ETSU-Appalachian State Women’s Basketball Game to be Televised on ABC Tri-Cities

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 16, 2020) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday that an agreement has been reached with Nexstar to televise Sunday’s ETSU Women’s Basketball game versus rival Appalachian State presented by Food City.


Men's Basketball

ETSU to host Columbia International Thursday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 16, 2020) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced on Wednesday that the Buccaneers will now host Columbia International on Thursday night inside Freedom Hall. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.


Men's Basketball

Sloan’s career night leads Bucs past Gardner-Webb, 65-60

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 15, 2020) -- Senior point guard David Sloan (Louisville, Ky.) scored a career-high 18 points and dished out seven assists to help lead the ETSU men’s basketball team to its first home win of the season, as the Buccaneers defeated Gardner-Webb, 65-60, on Tuesday night inside Freedom Hall.


Men's Basketball

ETSU-Furman men’s basketball game Jan. 16 to be televised on ESPNU

SPARTANBURG, S.C.. (Dec. 15, 2020) -- Five Southern Conference men’s basketball games will air on ESPNU this season, representing the most home-originating national broadcasts in league history.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men’s basketball adds home game on Thursday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 15, 2020) -- During his weekly radio show Monday night on the Buccaneer Sports Network, ETSU men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced that the Bucs have added a home game this week. ETSU will host USC Aiken Thursday at 7 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.


Men's Basketball

ETSU to play Gardner-Webb on Tuesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2020) -- From one North Carolina team to another.


Men's Basketball

UAB spoils ETSU’s home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2020) -- Ledarrius Brewer (Meridian, Miss.) and Silas Adheke (Lagos, Nigeria) combined for 28 points and 20 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough to propel the ETSU men’s basketball team past UAB in its home opener as the Blazers held on for a 65-61 win on Saturday inside Freedom Hall.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Offense Stalls in Home Opener to Presbyterian

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2020) – The ETSU women’s basketball team got their home season underway on Saturday afternoon inside Brooks Gym, but were unable to start off on the right foot with a 68-38 defeat to Presbyterian in the first matchup in program history.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Welcome Blue Hose in Home-Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2020) – After spending the opening two weeks of their season on the road, the ETSU women’s basketball team finally welcome their first opponent of the year, taking on Presbyterian in Brooks Gym on Saturday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

Bucs to host UAB in home opener Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 11, 2020) – After a 15-day layoff, the ETSU men’s basketball team returns to the hardwood when the Buccaneers host UAB in their home opener Saturday at 4 p.m. inside Freedom Hall.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Valiant Work Versus Vanderbilt Not Enough in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2020) -- Four years to the day after giving a scare to the Commodores inside Brooks Gym, ETSU Women’s Basketball had upset on their mind heading to Vanderbilt Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, and while they’d give the SEC side a run for their money, Stephanie White’s squad wouldn’t let the Bucs gain their long-awaited road revenge, using a big third quarter to prevail over Brittney Ezell and Co. 81-61 Tuesday night.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

ETSU suspends attendance at athletic events through Dec. 27

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2020) -- Following consultation with local health care experts and elected officials, East Tennessee State University President Dr. Brian Noland has announced that no spectators will be allowed at ETSU athletic events, including those hosted at the University School, effective today, Dec. 8, through Dec. 27.


Men's Basketball

ETSU-UNC Asheville men’s basketball game postponed

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2020) -- Due to COVID related concerns within the ETSU men’s basketball program, tonight’s game against UNC Asheville inside Harrah’s Cherokee Center has been postponed.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Head to Nashville For Commodore Clash

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 7, 2020) – The ETSU Women’s Basketball team takes on their third consecutive road battle to start the campaign on Tuesday, taking on another in-state rival in Vanderbilt at Memorial Coliseum in Nashville.


Women's Basketball

Tip-Off Times Announced for 2020-21 Women’s Basketball Home Games

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2020) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Saturday the tip-off times for Buccaneer women’s basketball home games.


Men's Basketball

ETSU Athletics announces information regarding home men’s basketball games

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2020) -- With the ETSU men’s basketball team set to hold its home opener in just over a week, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Friday important information regarding games played inside Freedom Hall this season.


Women's Basketball

SoCon announces changes to women’s basketball league schedule

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Dec. 4, 2020) -- The Southern Conference announced changes to the league’s 2020-21 women’s basketball conference schedule on Friday afternoon, aimed at minimizing concerns surrounding the coronavirus.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Fight to Finish in Setback to Lady Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2020) – In a rematch of a season-opener to remember just over a year ago, the ETSU Women’s Basketball team were unable to duplicate their efforts, falling to the Lady Vols 67-50 in Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday evening.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Prepare for In-State Clash With Lady Vols

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 2020) – Continuing their three-game road stint to open the season, Brittney Ezell and her ETSU Women’s Basketball side clash with in-state powerhouse Tennessee on Tuesday night inside the Thompson-Boling Arena.


Women's Basketball

Bucs Claim Season Opener Against Longwood

FARMVILLE, Va. (Nov. 28, 2020) – With so many unknowns coming into the season opener, Head Coach Brittney Ezell found some early answers.


Men's Basketball

Strong defensive effort lifts Bucs to first win of Shay era, 57-43

ESTERO, Fla. (Nov. 27, 2020) -- Defense travels.


Women's Basketball

ETSU Women’s Basketball Prepare for Lancers in Season Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 27, 2020) – The wait is over. After one of the most unique off seasons in recent memory, Brittney Ezell and her ETSU Women’s Basketball program will be playing basketball again, opening their 2020-21 season on the road at Longwood on Saturday afternoon.


Men's Basketball

ETSU drops heartbreaker to Austin Peay, 67-66

ESTERO, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2020) -- After being dealt a lopsided loss in Wednesday’s season opener, the ETSU men’s basketball team showed much improvement less than 24 hours later.


Men's Basketball

Bucs fall in season opener to Abilene Christian

ESTERO, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2020) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team suffered a 70-47 setback to Abilene Christian in the opening game of the #BeachBubble Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday inside Hertz Arena.


Men's Basketball

How to follow the Bucs at the Gulf Coast Showcase

ESTERO, Fla. (Nov. 24, 2020) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team will open the 2020-21 season this week as the Buccaneers head to Florida the #BeachBubble at the Gulf Coast Showcase.


Men's Basketball

ETSU men’s basketball set to open season at Gulf Coast Showcase

ESTERO, Fla. (Nov. 24, 2020) -- It’s finally here.


Women's Basketball

Autumn’s Ascension: Lockwood Becomes First Woman in ETSU History to Hold Full-Time Strength And Conditioning Position

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 23, 2020) -- The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Monday that Autumn Lockwood has been elevated to full-time status on the strength and conditioning staff, a move that makes her the first woman in Buccaneer history to serve in a full-time role within strength and conditioning.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Stallworth captures gold at SoCon Championship

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 21, 2020) – ETSU’s Lindsey Stallworth (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Catherine (Berry) Layne already had a strong connection. It got even stronger on Saturday.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

Bucs head to Macon for SoCon Cross Country Championships

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 20, 2020) -- The only Southern Conference Championship to be contested this fall will be held on Saturday, as the ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams head to Macon, Ga. for the conference meet, which will be run at the Georgia Premier Cross Country Course.


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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.


Volleyball

Jenkins Announces Five Signees in Early Signing Period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2020) — ETSU Volleyball Head Coach Benavia Jenkins officially announced the addition of five student-athletes on Friday morning during the early signing period.


Women's Cross Country, Women's Track & Field

Stallworth Feeling Right at Home at ETSU

From the first time Lindsey Stallworth stepped on ETSU’s campus, she knew she was ready to be a Buccaneer.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

ETSU Athletics provides ESPN+ accounts for season ticket holders not in attendance

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2020) -- ETSU Buccaneer fans are the most loyal and passionate group in the Southern Conference, which is why the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics wanted to show its gratitude to them this Thanksgiving holiday.


Men's Basketball

ETSU announces the signing of Allen Strothers

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2020) -- As the NCAA early signing period came to a close on Wednesday, the ETSU men’s basketball team landed another guard as Allen Strothers (Newport News, Va.)signed his national letter of intent to join the Buccaneers next fall.


Men's Basketball

Sloan receives NCAA waiver

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2020) -- More positive news hit the ETSU men’s basketball program on Wednesday.


Women's Soccer

Yelton Pens Seven in Early Signing Period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 13, 2020) – ETSU women’s soccer head coach Jay Yelton officially announced his 2021 signing class Friday afternoon, adding seven players to the program.


Men's Basketball

Bucs land Brandon Hall during early signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2020) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shayand his staff announced on Friday the signing of 6-foot-4 point guard Brandon Hall (Harvey, Ill.).


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Southern Conference Virtual Basketball Media Day to Air Friday on ESPN+

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The 2020-21 Southern Conference Virtual Basketball Media Day took place Thursday. All 10 league men’s head coaches and all eight women’s head coaches were on hand to meet the media and discuss the upcoming season.


Softball

Softball Welcomes Five in Early Signing Period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2020) – ETSU Softball Head Coach Brad Irwin and his staff are happy to announce the signing of five student-athletes on Thursday morning during the early signing period. The five newcomers will join the team in the fall of 2021, prior to the 2022 campaign.


Women's Basketball

Ezell Inks Four on National Signing Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2020) -- Head coach Brittney Ezell and her staff announced Wednesday the addition of four new Buccaneers on National Signing Day as Aaliyah Vananda, Jada Ryce, Meleah Kirtner and Sarah Thompson will join the Blue and Gold’s roster for the 2021-22 season.


Men's Golf

Men’s Golf Welcomes Trio on Signing Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2020) – ETSU Men’s Golf Head Coach Jake Amos has announced the signing of three newcomers during the early signing period. Algot Kleen (Fiskebackskil, Sweden), Andrew Propes (Charleston, S.C.) and Jack Tickle (Bristol, Tenn.) have all signed a national letter of intent to join the Buccaneer program in the fall of 2021 and will join Josh McCabe (Dublin, Ireland) who signed for the fall of 2020 but deferred to 2021.


Men's Basketball

ETSU Men’s Basketball Picked Third in SoCon Preseason Poll; Brewer Brothers Earn All-Conference Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 11, 2020) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team was picked to finish third, while brothers Ledarrius Brewer (Meridian, Miss.) and Ty Brewer (Meridian, Miss.)landed spots on the all-conference team, as the Southern Conference announced its preseason accolades on Wednesday.


Women's Basketball

Stafford Tabbed Preseason All-SoCon

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 11, 2020) -- On the eve of the Southern Conference’s first-ever virtual media day, the league office released its preseason awards and projections for the upcoming 2020-21 season, ETSU Women’s Basketball junior E’Lease Stafford (Lawrence, Kan.) garnering preseason all-conference honors after a breakout sophomore season.


Women's Golf

Melecka posts top-10 finish at Mercer Invitational

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 10, 2020) -- Senior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) posted a top-10 finish, while the ETSU women’s golf team placed fifth overall as the final round of the Mercer Invitational concluded on Tuesday afternoon from the Brickyard Golf Club.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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.


Women's Golf

Melecka paces Bucs on opening day of Mercer Invitational

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 9, 2020) -- Senior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) led the ETSU women’s golf team on the opening day of the Mercer Invitational, which begin Monday from the Brickyard Golf Club in Macon, Ga.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf looks to carry momentum into Mercer Invitational

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 8, 2020) -- After sweeping the titles two weeks ago at the Terrier Intercollegiate, the ETSU women’s golf team looks to carry momentum into its fall finale, as the Bucs head to Georgia for the Mercer Invitational, which begins Monday morning at the Brickyard Golf Club.


Men's Basketball

Bucs to open season in Gulf Coast Showcase

ESTERO, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2020) -- The details are finally set for the ETSU men’s basketball team’s season opener.


Men's Basketball

Serrel Smith granted immediate eligibility by NCAA

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2020) -- With the college basketball season set to tip off in exactly three weeks, the ETSU men’s basketball team received some positive news on Tuesday. Serrel Smith (St. Petersburg, Fla.)received a waiver by the NCAA, granting him immediate eligibility for the upcoming 2020-21 season.


Volleyball

SoCon Alters Spring 2021 Conference Volleyball Slate

Johnson City, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2020) — The Southern Conference announced changes to the league’s spring 2021 volleyball schedule on Tuesday afternoon. Conference teams will now play both meetings of the season against each opponent on consecutive days, meeting Sundays and Mondays to minimize concerns surrounding the coronavirus.


Football

Bucs Announce Football Schedule Change

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2020) – As a result of the NCAA granting The Citadel’s waiver request to play 12 regular-season games this academic year, the Southern Conference has added an April 10 contest between the Bulldogs and Furman in Charleston, S.C. The April 10 showdown has been added to its previously announced spring football schedule, necessitating five other games to move to accommodate the addition.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU Cross Country sweeps field at Newberry Invitational

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct. 30, 2020) -- ETSU cross country was perfect in its season opener.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

ETSU cross country set to make season debut on Friday

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Oct. 29, 2020) -- The ETSU men’s and women’s cross country teams will make its season debut this Friday as the Buccaneers head to South Carolina to run in the Newberry Invitational.


Women's Triathlon

Sadé Smith’s Race for Change

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2020) — Sadé Smith (Haymarket, Va.), an ETSU freshman triathlete, noticed at a young age that the sports she was passionate about were dominated primarily by white athletes. She did not let that stop her from being a successful athlete as a young black woman.


General News

Jerseys For Social Justice: ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland Names Calvin Claggett First-Ever ETSU Athletics Head of DEI

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


General News

Jerseys For Social Justice: Dr. Keith Johnson & Carshonda Martin

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 28, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf sweep titles at Terrier Intercollegiate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 27, 2020) -- It was well worth the wait for ETSU women’s golf.


General News

Jerseys For Social Justice: Scott Carter

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Women's Golf

Bucs hold lead at Terrier Intercollegiate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 26, 2020) -- Highlighted by five Buccaneers in the top-10, the ETSU women’s golf team holds the lead following Monday’s opening two rounds of the Terrier Intercollegiate from the Country Club of Spartanburg.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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?


Women's Golf

ETSU women’s golf to make fall debut at Terrier Intercollegiate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 25, 2020) – The ETSU women’s golf team will make its fall debut this week as the Buccaneers head to The Palmetto State to play in the Terrier Intercollegiate, which begins Monday at the Country Club of Spartanburg.


Football

ETSU Concludes Fall Football with Scrimmage

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2020) – The ETSU Buccaneers wrapped up the rare fall football offseason with a Blue/White scrimmage on Saturday at William B. Greene, Jr. Stadium. The intersquad bout culminated 15 practice sessions this fall as ETSU prepares for the season opener on Feb. 20, 2021 against Samford.


Men's Soccer

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.


Women's Basketball

Jerseys For Social Justice: Brittney Ezell

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Women's Soccer

Women’s Soccer Conference Schedule Announced by SoCon

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2020) – Jay Yelton’s inaugural year at the helm of the ETSU women’s soccer team became more memorable, as the Southern Conference announced the first spring schedule in program history on Thursday morning.


Volleyball

SoCon Releases Spring 2021 Conference Volleyball Slate

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2020) — The Southern Conference announced its volleyball schedule on Thursday afternoon as the Bucs will play their first spring slate in program history in 2021 due to the postponement of the fall.


Men's Soccer

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.


Football

ETSU Reveals Conference-Only Football Slate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2020) – For the first time in program history, the Bucs will be playing a regular season football slate in the spring instead of the fall.


Volleyball

Jerseys For Social Justice: Benavia Jenkins

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Men's Golf

Bucs Cap off 2020 Fall Campaign

CARROLLTON, Texas (Oct. 20, 2020) – The 2020 Fall season has officially ended for the ETSU Men’s Golf team as the Buccaneers concluded play at the Maridoe Collegiate on Tuesday afternoon. The Blue & Gold jumped two spots on the leaderboard to finish in sole possession of 10th with a score of 62-over-par (926).


Women's Basketball

Southern Conference Releases Women’s Basketball Schedule

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 20, 2020) -- The Southern Conference office announced Wednesday the league’s women’s basketball schedule, the unveiling featuring 14 games over a seven-week span beginning in early January, a model unchanged from previous seasons.


Men's Basketball

Southern Conference announces men’s basketball schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2020) -- The wait is over.


Men's Golf

ETSU wraps up Second Round in Texas

CARROLLTON, Texas (Oct. 19, 2020) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team dropped two spots on the team leaderboard in the second day of the 2020 Maridoe Collegiate, falling to 12th with a score of 56-over-par (632). The Bucs, competing at Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas, carded a second-round score of 27-over-par (315) for a two-shot improvement from day one.


Football

Jerseys For Social Justice: Gary Downs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Men's Golf

Bucs Conclude First Round at Maridoe

CARROLLTON, Texas (Oct. 18, 2020) – The ETSU Men’s Golf squad concluded the opening round of the 2020 Maridoe Collegiate Invitational on Sunday afternoon in Carrollton, Texas. The final event of the Fall season saw the Bucs open the tournament with a score of 29-over-par (317).


Women's Tennis

Bucs Continue Doubles Success at MTSU Tournament

Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Oct. 18, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team concluded its fall season with a 14-4 record in singles play and a 7-1 doubles record at the MTSU Tournament earlier this weekend.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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.


Men's Golf

ETSU to Conclude Fall Play at Maridoe

CARROLLTON, Texas (Oct. 16, 2020) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team is set to make its final fall appearance of the season, traveling to Carrollton, Texas to compete in the 2020 Maridoe Invitational from Oct. 18-20. The tournament will be held at the Maridoe Golf Club, hosted by North Texas and will feature many of the top teams in collegiate golf. With the prestigious tournament comes a chance for the individual winner to compete on a PGA Tour event, the 2020 Houston Open from Nov. 5-8.


Men's Basketball

Jerseys For Social Justice: Silas Adheke

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Volleyball

Meet Sara Esposito

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2020) — Sara Esposito (Venezia, Italy) is a junior right-side hitter on ETSU’s volleyball team. Last season, Esposito played 30 of the team’s 31 matches and was fourth on the team with a .293 hitting percentage and 2.63 kills per set. She was second on the squad with 111 blocks and was named to the Southern Conference All-Tournament Team after hitting .471 with 47 kills and just seven errors in the tournament.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Travel to Middle Tennessee for Final Fall Tournament

Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team will complete their fall slate this weekend as they travel to Middle Tennessee State for the MTSU Tournament. The two-day tournament will run from Friday, Oct. 16 to Saturday, Oct. 17.


General News

ETSU Athletic staff members selected to attend TopConnect AD Symposium

Matt McGahey (Senior Associate Athletic Director for External Operations) and Tanner Ball (Assistant Athletic Director for Administration) from East Tennessee State University Athletic Department have been selected to attend TopConnect AD, a leadership symposium for aspiring Division-I Athletics Directors.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Football, Women's Basketball

ETSU Athletics announces new home for ticketing and introduction of digital tickets

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2020) – The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday that they will transition to digital ticketing beginning this upcoming 2020-21 season.


Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country

SoCon Cross Country Championships to be held Nov. 21

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 14, 2020) -- The Southern Conference Cross Country Championships will move back to the fall and be conducted on Nov. 21 in Macon, Georgia, which was announced by Commissioner Jim Schaus. The league’s directors of athletics voted to approve the change.


Women's Basketball

Jerseys For Social Justice: Shynia Jackson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Football

Bucs Complete First Full Week of Practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2020) – The ETSU Buccaneers have officially completed their first full scheduled week of practice on Saturday that concluded with a 2-hour practice session featuring 20 minutes of an intersquad scrimmage.


Women's Track & Field

Jerseys For Social Justice: Atlantis Warren

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Men's Basketball

Shay announces addition of Jalen Avery to coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2020) -- ETSU men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced on Thursday that Jalen Avery has been added to the Buccaneer coaching staff. Avery, a four-year standout at Kent State University, will be a graduate assistant for the Bucs.


Volleyball

Meet Lundyn Coffman

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2020) — Lundyn Coffman (Nolensville, Tenn.) is a sophomore middle blocker on ETSU’s volleyball team. Last season, Coffman played in 29 of team’s 31 games.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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.


Volleyball

Jerseys For Social Justice: Lauren Hatch

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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.


Women's Tennis

Bucs Excel in Fall 2020 Opening Tournament

Macon, Ga. (Oct. 4, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team concluded its opening tournament of the 2020 fall season on Saturday evening. The Bucs concluded the Mercer Gridiron Classic with a 13-5 record in singles play and were 8-1 in doubles action.


Women's Basketball

Jerseys For Social Justice: Mykia Dowdell

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Men's Tennis

Bucs to Compete in Murfreesboro

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2020) – The ETSU Men’s Tennis team is set to compete in the 2020 Dale Short Shootout in Murfreesboro, Tenn., marking the 2020-21 season debut for the Bucs. The tournament will be played at the Adams Tennis Complex beginning on Friday, Oct. 1 and ending Sunday, Oct. 3.


Women's Tennis

Women’s Tennis to Kick off Fall Slate in Macon

Macon, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2020) — The ETSU women’s tennis team will travel to Macon, Ga. this weekend for the Gridiron Classic hosted by Mercer.


Volleyball

Meet Sidney Sherrill

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2020) — Sidney Sherrill (Knoxville, Tenn.) is a sophomore middle blocker on ETSU’s volleyball team. Last season, Sherrill played in 16 matches and made two starts. She tallied a career high five kills and six blocks on Sept. 13 against Alcorn State.


Football

Jerseys For Social Justice: Quay Holmes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


Men's Basketball, Football, Women's Basketball, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

ETSU Athletics Announces Jerseys For Social Justice Video Initiative

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (September 28, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics’ What’s Important Now (WIN) committee released plans Monday for a 12-part video series Jerseys For Social Justice in which Black ETSU student-athletes and coaches share their experiences as Black Americans and discuss the biggest issues facing the Black community today.


Football

Bucs to Begin Full Practice on Monday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2020) – Beginning on Monday, Sept. 28, the ETSU Football team will begin full practice sessions, as stated by Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Scott Carter and ETSU Head Coach Randy Sanders.


Volleyball

Meet Olivia Cunningham

Johnson City, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2020) — Olivia Cunningham (Knoxville, Tenn.) is a sophomore outside hitter on ETSU’s volleyball team. Last season, Cunningham played in 25 of the team’s 31 matches. En route to winning the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year, the Knoxville native led all SoCon freshman with 3.36 kills per set and was third in the conference. She logged 40 aces and 25 assists. Cunningham concluded the 2019 season with six double-doubles.


Men's Golf

ETSU Snatches Second at Scenic City Collegiate

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2020) – The ETSU Men’s Golf squad wrapped up the first competition of the new season on Tuesday, carding a 2-over-par (290) to claim sole possession of second place at the 2020 Scenic City Collegiate. The event was held at the famous Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn. The Bucs, who finished 20-over-par (884), entered the final round three strokes off the lead but could not catch UAB as the Blazers finished six strokes ahead of the Bucs.


Men's Golf

Bucs Shake off Rust to Sit Third in Ooltewah

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2020) – Taking part in its first competition since March, the ETSU Buccaneers Men’s Golf team is positioned comfortably in third place at 18-over-par following the first two rounds of the 2020 Scenic City Collegiate in Ooltewah, Tenn. The Bucs played 36 holes of golf in the opening day, beginning with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and rolling straight into the second round.


Men's Golf

Bucs set for Opener at Scenic City Collegiate

OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2020) – After a much-anticipated wait, the 2020-21 ETSU Men’s Golf season is here. The Bucs, appearing in their first tournament since March 10, will travel to Ooltewah, Tenn., to take on the famous Honors Course in the 2020 Scenic City Collegiate. The tournament will be hosted by Southern Conference foe, Chattanooga. The event will begin on Monday, Sept. 21 and conclude with the final round on Tuesday, Sept. 22.


Men's Golf

ETSU Reveals Fall 2020 Men’s Golf Slate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2020) – The season is officially upon us as the ETSU Buccaneers Men’s Golf team announced on Thursday that it will compete in a pair of fall events. ETSU will begin the fall season on Monday, Sept. 21 when the Bucs travel to Chattanooga to compete in the Scenic City Collegiate from Sept. 21-22. ETSU will close out the fall season in Carrollton, Texas from Oct. 18-20, competing in the 2020 Maridoe Invitational hosted by North Texas.


Men's Track & Field, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Women's Track & Field

Cross Country, Track and Field Announces Annual Awards

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2020) – In a season that will go down as one of a kind, ETSU’s cross country and track and field teams took a look back on an unprecedented 2019-20 season last Sunday at their annual awards ceremony.


Volleyball

Meet Sydney Cherney

Johnson City, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2020) — Sydney Cherney (Knoxville, Tenn.) is a sophomore libero/DS on ETSU’s volleyball team. Last season, Cherney played in 29 of the team’s 31 matches. In the back row, she logged 206 digs and 21 assists. She got the first start of her career at the Tennessee Classic against UT, North Dakota State and Georgia Southern. Throughout the weekend, Cherney recorded a 98% reception percentage on serves, totaled 11 assists and 107 digs over the course of three matches to earn Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week.


Volleyball

Meet Emily Arnold

Johnson City, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2020) — Emily Arnold (Louisville, Ky.) is a sophomore setter on ETSU’s volleyball team. Last season, Arnold played and started in all of the team’s 31 matches. She concluded her freshman year with 1,249 assists averaging 10.24 assist per set. The freshman setter recorded 33 aces, 74 kills and 205 digs and had 40+ assists in 18 of her matches. Arnold was named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team, the All-SoCon Second Team, logged four SoCon Setter of the Week honors and was named the October SoCon Setter of the Month.


Men's Basketball

Bradford named Assistant for Player Development

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2020) -- Desonta Bradford (Humboldt, Tenn.) is back.


General News

ETSU names Dr. Dawn Turner Senior Associate AD for Compliance/Student-Athlete Welfare

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2020) — Dr. Dawn Turner has been named ETSU’s new Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance/Student-Athlete Welfare, announced Director of Athletics Scott Carter on Friday.


Football

Holmes Named STATS Perform FCS First Team All-American

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 2, 2020) – For the second time this preseason, Quay Holmes (Powder Springs, Ga.) has been named to an All-American squad. This time, the redshirt-junior was tabbed to the STATS Perform FCS All-America First Team as an all-purpose specialist.


Volleyball

Meet Lauren Hatch

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2020) — Lauren Hatch (Homewood, Ill.) is a sophomore outside hitter on ETSU’s volleyball team. Last season, Hatch played in 29 of the team’s 31 matches and averaged 3.02 kills/set (10th in the SoCon). She logged 344 kills, 20 aces and 40 blocks. On Nov. 2 against Chattanooga, Hatch tied a program record with 29 kills in a match.


Men's Soccer

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.


General News

Celebrate College Colors Day With a Limited Edition “ETSU Strong” Shirt

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 26, 2020) —To help celebrate the annual College Colors Day promotion, the East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics launched a limited edition “ETSU Strong” shirt through its online merchandise store.


General News

Lauren Aksionoff named Associate AD for Academic Services/SWA

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 25, 2020) — East Tennessee State University Athletic Director Scott Carter announced on Tuesday the hiring of Lauren Aksionoff as ETSU’s new Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services and Senior Woman Administrator.


Men's Basketball

Ty Brewer receives NCAA waiver

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2020) — East Tennessee State University junior forward Ty Brewer (Meridian, Miss.) received a waiver from the NCAA, granting him immediate eligibility for the upcoming 2020-21 season.


Men's Basketball, Football

WJHL to broadcast Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame induction special on August 29

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2020) – The “Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Special Presented by the Tennessee Titans” will be broadcast as a 2-hour televised special event Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. CT (check local listings for market-specific information).


Men's Basketball

Shay lands three-star recruit Richard Amaefule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2020) -- East Tennessee State University men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay and his staff announced on Sunday that the Buccaneers landed three-star recruit Richard Amaefule (London, United Kingdom).


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

A Letter to Our ETSU Family

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


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball

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.


Men's Golf

Buccaneer Trio Conclude Play at U.S. Amateur

BANDON, Ore. (Aug. 12, 2020) – ETSU men’s golf saw its competition in the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship come to an end on Wednesday morning. Jack Rhea (Jonesborough, Tenn.) reached the 18-way playoff for the final three spots on in the match play draw on Wednesday morning, but fell short on the second playoff hole at Bandon Dunes in Bandon, Ore.


Men's Golf

Trio of Bucs to Play in U.S. Amateur

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 8, 2020) – A trio of Buccaneers will tee off in the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship in Bandon, Oregon. The 120th U.S. Amateur will be played at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, using both Bandon Dunes (par-72, 7,218 yards) and Bandon Trails (par-71, 6,883 yards).


Volleyball

Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 7, 2020) – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced that ETSU's was one of 1,313 teams that have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2019-20 season. This number has set an all-time record for the AVCA.


Baseball, Men's Soccer, Men's Track & Field, Men's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Football, Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Golf, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Basketball, Women's Triathlon, Women's Track & Field, Volleyball, Buc Spirit

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.


Women's Soccer

Matt Yelton Added to Staff as Assistant Coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 5, 2020) – ETSU women’s soccer head coach Jay Yelton has finished his additions to his staff, hiring former Lee University head coach and brother Matt Yelton to take the reins as his assistant, joining graduate assistant and former ETSU standout defender Fiona Dodge.


Volleyball

Jenkins Adds Aryn Moura to Coaching Staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 4, 2020) — East Tennessee State University Volleyball Head Coach Benavia Jenkins announced on Tuesday afternoon the addition of Aryn Moura to her staff as an assistant coach.


Women's Triathlon

ETSU Names Allie Nicosia Triathlon Head Coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (August 3, 2020) — East Tennessee State University Athletic Director Scott Carter announced on Monday afternoon that Allie Nicosia has been named the Head Coach of the women’s triathlon program.


Women's Basketball

Ezell Hires Heralded Del Rosario To Round Out Coaching Staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 28, 2020) – ETSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Brittney Ezell announced Thursday the addition of 2019 WBCA Division II National Assistant Coach of the Year Liberty Del Rosario to her coaching staff for the upcoming 2020-21 season.


Men's Tennis

ITA Releases 2020 All-Academic Scholar Athletes

TEMPE, Ariz. (July 27, 2020) – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) has announced its 2020 All-Academic Team and the scholar athletes. For the second consecutive season, the ETSU Men’s Tennis claimed a spot on the All-Academic Team, in addition to four Buccaneers being named ITA Scholar Athletes.


Football

Bucs Snatch Nine Spots on Phil Steele Preseason All-SoCon

CLEVELAND, Ohio (July 24, 2020) – The ETSU Football team saw seven players lay claim to nine Phil Steele Preseason All-SoCon slots as announced on Friday afternoon by Phil Steele Magazine. In addition to the Preseason All-SoCon selections, Quay Holmes (Powder Springs, Ga.) was selected as a Preseason First Team All-Purpose All-American.


Men's Golf

Bucs Garner 12th Consecutive GCAA Team Academic Honor

NORMAN, Okla. (July 24, 2020) – For the 12th consecutive season, the ETSU Men’s Golf team received Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Team Academic honors. The committee announced the award winners on Thursday afternoon.


Women's Track & Field

Brown, Johnson Highlight ETSU Track and Field Success with USTFCCCA All-Academic Athlete Nods

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 22, 2020) – The ETSU women’s track and field program had a pair of student-athletes receive All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), as Mekayla Brown and Nicole Johnson were placed on the prestigious list on Wednesday.


Men's Basketball

Bucs to play in 2020 Cancun Challenge

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (July 22, 2020) -- The ETSU men’s basketball team will be a part of the Cancun Challenge as the committee announced the field for the 2020 tournament on Wednesday. Due to the pandemic, the tournament has been moved to Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Fla.


Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field

ETSU Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 21, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University men’s and women’s track and field teams received academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), as the organization announced their all-academic teams.


Women's Basketball

Ezell Adds Ashawntae Brown to Frontcourt

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 14, 2020) -- ETSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Brittney Ezell announced Tuesday the signing of Weatherford Junior College transfer Ashawntae Brown (San Antonio, Tex.) for the upcoming 2020-21 season.


Women's Basketball

Four Power 5 Programs Highlight Bucs 2020-21 Non-Conference Opponents

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 7, 2020) – True to form, ETSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Brittney Ezell announced Tuesday a rigorous non-conference campaign headlined by many of the top programs in the country over the first two months of the Bucs 2020-21 season.


Women's Basketball

Snowden’s Dedication Nets Elevation to Full-Time Assistant Role

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 3, 2020) – ETSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Brittney Ezell announced Friday the promotion of former player and graduate assistant Britney Snowden to the position of full-time assistant coach.


Men's Basketball

Shay adds Matt Wise to coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 1, 2020) -- ETSU men’s basketball head coach Jason Shay announced the addition of Matt Wise as an assistant coach to the Buccaneer staff on Wednesday.