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.


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.


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!


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.


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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.


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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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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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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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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.


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.


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 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.


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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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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 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 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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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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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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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?


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.


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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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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.