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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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).


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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?


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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A Letter to Our ETSU Family

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


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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.


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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.