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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2020) -- ETSU fans, are you looking for the perfect holiday gift?
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. (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.