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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.