Four Bucs named WGCA All-American Scholars

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (June 30, 2020) -- Four ETSU women’s golfers were named All-American Scholars by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association, which was announced by the organization on Monday.


Bucs Set Program Record with 262 Student-Athletes on SoCon Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 25, 2020) – It was another record-setting day for ETSU Athletics, this time thanks to the Southern Conference Honor Roll. The Bucs placed 262 student-athletes on the 2019-20 SoCon Honor Roll, blowing by the program’s previous record of 229 set in 2017-18. The SoCon office released the Honor Roll on Thursday morning.


ETSU places record-setting 62 student-athletes on SoCon Spring All-Academic list

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 24, 2020) – A record-setting 62 ETSU student-athletes accounted for the Buccaneers’ 79 total selections on the Southern Conference Spring All-Academic list, as the league office announced it honors on Wednesday.


A Message From ETSU Athletic Director Scott Carter

On behalf of our head coaches and athletic department staff I want to speak from my heart.


A Call to Action From President Noland

The suffering that George Floyd experienced when he lost his life is something no individual should have to endure. Over the last week, I and others across the nation have wrestled with many emotions as we all search for answers, guidance and change. We must heed the call to action to create a vision from which future action can unfold.


ETSU unveils Stronger Together online store to support Bucs Help Bucs Initiative

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 28, 2020) — Fans, due to high demand for the “Stronger Together” t-shirt, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and BSN Sports launched an online store featuring additional products with the Freedom E logo.


ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 27, 2020) -- The ETSU Athletics Department is currently accepting nominations for induction into the 2020 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.


Commissioner Jim Schaus delivers State of the Conference Address

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 22, 2020) -- Southern Conference Commissioner Jim Schaus unveiled his State of the Conference Address on Friday.


ETSU Athletics to hold virtual Game Time Tour series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 18, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is putting a twist on its annual Game Time Tour series.


Women’s Tennis and Golf Receive Recognition for NCAA APR Data

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 15, 2020) – The ETSU women’s tennis and golf teams were recognized by the NCAA on Tuesday with Public Recognition Awards for posting multiyear APRs in the top 10 percent of all Division I squads in each respective sport.


SoCon announces cost containment measures for 2020-21

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (May 14, 2020) -- The Southern Conference announced Thursday a number of cost containment measures at both the institutional and conference levels to address the financial challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, as approved by the Southern Conference Council of Presidents and directors of athletics.


Recapping the Historic 2020 Bucky’s

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 1, 2020) – The first-ever virtual Bucky’s have come to a conclusion on Friday afternoon following the final award announcement. Despite having to go virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, nothing could slow down the passion and the success of the annual Bucky’s, presented by Appalachian Orthopedics.


ETSU Stronger Together Shirts Available to Support Bucs Help Bucs Initiative

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 30, 2020) -- Earlier this month, East Tennessee State University launched the “Bucs Help Bucs” initiative to help serve the Appalachian Highlands and support the ETSU family during these challenging times.


ETSU to Hold First-Ever Virtual Bucky’s

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2020) – For the first time in the history of the coveted ETSU Athletics award ceremony, the Bucky’s are going virtual. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Bucky’s Awards Celebration will be posted virtually on Twitter (@bucacademics) and Instagram (@etsu_bucacademics) and will be sponsored by Appalachian Orthopedics.


Top Moments of the Spring presented by Pizza Hut

Fans, below you will find the "Top Moments of Spring 2020" presented by Pizza Hut. Please note, these moments are not listed in any particular order. We are giving you the opportunity to vote for your top moment of the spring season by participating in our Twitter Poll Challenge, which will start on Tuesday, April 21 on our main ETSU Athletics Twitter account (@ETSUAthletics). Please note, this is a series as it concludes with the "Top Moment of 2019-20" vote on Twitter next week.


Top Moments of Fall 2019 presented by General Shale

Fans, below you will find the "Top Moments of Fall 2019" presented by General Shale. Please note, these moments are not listed in any particular order. We are giving you the opportunity to vote for your top moment of the fall season by participating in our Twitter Poll Challenge, which will start on Tuesday, April 7.


A Letter to Our ETSU Family

To the ETSU Family and the best fans in the Southern Conference...


SoCon cancels remainder of spring competition

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2020) -- By unanimous votes of the league’s Council of Presidents and directors of athletics, the Southern Conference is canceling all athletics-related activities for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, including competition, championships, organized practices and meetings, due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Commissioner Jim Schaus announced Tuesday.


Melecka earns co-medalist honors at River Landing Classic

WALLACE, N.C. (March 10, 2020) -- For the second time this season and third of her career, ETSU junior women’s golf standout Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) earned medalist honors.


Three Bucs Sit in Top-10 After Day One of River Landing Classic

Wallace, N.C. (March 9, 2020) — Led by Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) who shot even par on the day, ETSU’s Women’s Golf team completed day one of the River Landing Classic in Wallace, N.C. The team finished the day 22-over par to put them at fifth place in the field of 12.


Women’s Golf heads to Tar Heel State for UNCW River Landing

WALLACE, N.C. (March 8, 2020) -- The ETSU women’s golf team returns to the course this week as the Buccaneers head to the Tar Heel state for the UNCW River Landing, which will be held Monday and Tuesday from the River Landing Golf Course.


Melecka leads Bucs in spring opener

GREENSBORO, Ga. (Feb. 23, 2020) – After leading the Buccaneers in all four tournaments during the fall campaign, ETSU women’s golf standout Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) picked up right where she left off in the spring opener.


Bucs complete second-round play at Reynolds Lake Oconee

GREENSBORO, Ga. (Feb. 22, 2020) -- The East Tennessee State University women’s golf team wrapped up second round play of the Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational on Saturday from The Landing Course.


Rawof paces Bucs in opener of Reynolds Lake Oconee

GREENSBORO, Ga. (Feb. 21, 2020) – Red-shirt sophomore Warda Amira Rawof (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) led the ETSU women’s golf team in the opening round of the Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational on Friday from The Landing Course.


ETSU women’s golf opens spring season Friday at Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational

GREENSBORO, Ga. (Feb. 20, 2020) -- The ETSU women’s golf team opens its spring season this weekend as the Buccaneers head to Greensboro, Ga., for the Reynolds Lake Oconee Invitational. The tournament begins Friday morning at The Landing Course.


Melecka moves to No. 56 in World Amateur Golf Rankings

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2020) -- East Tennessee State University women’s golf standout Tereza Melecka (Belcoviice, Czech Republic) has continued to move her way up the World Amateur Rankings as she was ranked No. 56 in the latest rankings.


Four Bucs earn SoCon Athlete of the Month honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 1, 2019) -- The Southern Conference announced its Player of the Month awards for October on Friday afternoon and four Buccaneers received accolades.


Melecka named SoCon Golfer of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 30, 2019) -- Coming off the second collegiate win of her career, ETSU junior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) earned Southern Conference Golfer of the Week honors, as the league office announced its weekly award on Wednesday.


Melecka uses late rally to earn medalist honors at Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 29, 2019) -- ETSU’s Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) put a positive stamp on her fall season.


Melecka moves up one-spot on day two of Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 28, 2019) – The ETSU women’s golf team completed play in the second round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Monday afternoon. Junior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) moved up in a tie for second place after shooting a 1-over-par 73.


Melecka sits tied for third after opening round of Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 27, 2019) – Junior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) led the ETSU women’s golf team in the opening round of the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, which got underway Sunday afternoon at the Boulder Creek Golf Club


Women’s Golf heads to Las Vegas for fall finale

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 26, 2019) -- The ETSU women’s golf team concludes its fall season by heading out west for the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, which gets underway Sunday at the Boulder Creek Golf Club.


Melecka posts top-25 finish at Palmetto Intercollegiate

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 15, 2019) -- ETSU’s Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) posted a top-25 finish at the Palmetto Intercollegiate, which concluded play on Tuesday afternoon at Turtle Point Golf Course


Bucs complete second round play at Palmetto Intercollegiate

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 14, 2019) -- The ETSU women’s golf team completed second round play at the Palmetto Intercollegiate on Monday form Turtle Point Golf Course.


Melecka cards 2-under 70 in opening round of Palmetto Intercollegiate

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 13, 2019) -- ETSU junior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) carded a 2-under-par 70 in the opening round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate, which got underway Sunday from Turtle Point Golf Course.


Women’s Golf returns to action Sunday in South Carolina

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 12, 2019) -- The ETSU women’s golf team returns to action as the Buccaneers head to South Carolina for the Palmetto Intercollegiate, which begins on Sunday from Turtle Point Golf Course.


Sararat leads Bucs on final day at Golfweek Conference Challenge

WOLCOTT, Colo. (Sept. 25, 2019) -- The ETSU women’s golf team wrapped up play at the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Wednesday afternoon from the Red Sky Golf Club.


Melecka sits tied for third after 36 holes at Golfweek Conference Challenge

WOLCOTT, Colo. (Sept. 24, 2019) -- ETSU’s Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) remains in contention following 36 holes at the Golfweek Conference Challenge.


Melecka off to strong start at Golfweek Conference Challenge

WOLCOTT, Colo. (Sept. 23, 2019) -- Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) picked up right where she left off from last week’s season opener.


ETSU heads to Colorado for Golfweek Conference Challenge

WOLCOTT, Colo. (Sept. 22, 2019) -- For the second straight week, the ETSU women’s golf team will be in action as the Buccaneers head west for the Golfweek Conference Challenge, which begins Monday from the Red Sky Golf Club in Wolcott, Colorado.


Melecka finishes seventh at Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2019) -- Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Repbulic) led the ETSU women’s golf team in its season opener as the Buccaneer junior finished seventh at the Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate, which concluded on Tuesday afternoon at the Cherokee Country Club.


Melecka sits tied for fourth at Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2019) -- ETSU junior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Repbulic) sits in a three-way tie for fourth-place after finishing day one of the Mercedes-Benz Intercollegiate at 3-under-par 139 on Monday from the Cherokee Country Club in Knoxville.


Women’s Golf opens fall season Monday in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2019) -- The ETSU women’s golf team makes its season debut this week as the Buccaneers begin the 2019-2020 campaign at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship on Monday morning from the Cherokee Country Club.


Garner claims World Long Drive Championship

HACKERVILLE, Okla. – The World Long Drive season wrapped up in spectacular fashion, with Chloe Garner and Kyle Berkshire cementing themselves as the latest duo to join the select club of World Long Drive champions.


Melecka carries success into summer tournaments

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2019) -- Following a successful sophomore season where she earned a spot in the NCAA Regionals, ETSU rising junior Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) has carried the positive wave of momentum into her summer European Tournaments.


Women’s Tennis and Golf Receive Recognition for NCAA APR Data

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 7, 2019) – The ETSU women’s tennis and golf teams were two of more than 1,300 programs recognized for their academic excellence after scoring in the top 10% of their sports in the 2017-18 Academic Progress Rate (APR) results. Both teams had a perfect score of 1000.


ETSU Athletics announces partnership with bioPURE

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2019) -- bioPURE Services announced on Tuesday that East Tennessee State University Athletics recently became a bioPURE Certified TMathletic facility. This certification means that ETSU athletes will experience a higher level of clean and disinfection in high-use locations like the weight room and the various locker rooms throughout the athletic complex.


Best of Buc Photos: 2018-19

As the 2018-19 season came to an end last week, please take a look back at all the special moments in our special segment called “Best of Buc Photos” courtesy of ETSU Sport Photo Journalist Dakota Hamilton.