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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 17, 2021) – The best journey always takes you home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference Racial Equity and Justice Task Force has kept busy since its October inception.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2020) -- ETSU fans, are you looking for the perfect holiday gift?
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.
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.
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.
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.
To the Buccaneer Family, I hope this finds you and your family healthy and doing well.
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.
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.
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.