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.


Jenkins Announces Five Signees in Early Signing Period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2020) — ETSU Volleyball Head Coach Benavia Jenkins officially announced the addition of five student-athletes on Friday morning during the early signing period.


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.


SoCon Alters Spring 2021 Conference Volleyball Slate

Johnson City, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2020) — The Southern Conference announced changes to the league’s spring 2021 volleyball schedule on Tuesday afternoon. Conference teams will now play both meetings of the season against each opponent on consecutive days, meeting Sundays and Mondays to minimize concerns surrounding the coronavirus.


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?


SoCon Releases Spring 2021 Conference Volleyball Slate

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2020) — The Southern Conference announced its volleyball schedule on Thursday afternoon as the Bucs will play their first spring slate in program history in 2021 due to the postponement of the fall.


Jerseys For Social Justice: Benavia Jenkins

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2020) -- Jerseys For Social Justice is ETSU Athletics video campaign featuring the school’s Black student-athletes and coaches and their stories of being Black in America. Topics discussed throughout the series will include systematic racism, social justice, equality, police brutality and first-person accounts of individual racism in the lives of student-athletes and coaches.


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.


Meet Sara Esposito

Johnson City, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2020) — Sara Esposito (Venezia, Italy) is a junior right-side hitter on ETSU’s volleyball team. Last season, Esposito played 30 of the team’s 31 matches and was fourth on the team with a .293 hitting percentage and 2.63 kills per set. She was second on the squad with 111 blocks and was named to the Southern Conference All-Tournament Team after hitting .471 with 47 kills and just seven errors in the tournament.