Women’s Soccer Adds Two Signings to Squad

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 15, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team grew by two on Tuesday morning, as head coach Jay Yelton announced the additions of Jenna Brown and Nele Bauer.


ETSU Athletics Announces Summer Camp Information

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 3, 2021) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday information on its 2021 summer camps.


ETSU Student-Athletes Continue Success in Classroom with 3.165 Spring GPA

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.


ETSU Day of Giving – Five Things to Know

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.


Cesane Nabs SoCon All-Freshman Team Selection

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.


ETSU Day of Giving: Virtual Sellout

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.


Yelton Adds Three Signings to 2021 Class

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.


Three Remaining ETSU Women’s Soccer Games Cancelled

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.


Women’s Soccer Home Finale Rescheduled for April 6

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.


Bucs, Paladins Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

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.


Bucs Drop Defensive Battle to Terriers, 1-0

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.


Bucs Prepare for Final Home Weekend of Regular Season Against Terriers and Paladins

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 Episode 18: Scott Carter

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.


Bucs Fall in SoCon Matchup Against the Catamounts

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.


Bucs Travel to Cullowhee for SoCon Battle

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.


Cutshall Returns Home

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 17, 2021) – The best journey always takes you home.


Bucs Fall to Bulldogs in Birmingham

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.


Bucs Suffer Double Overtime Heartbreak to the Mocs

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.


Women’s Soccer Prepare for First Road Trip of the Season

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.


Bucs Recover for Draw Against VMI to Remain Unbeaten in SoCon Play

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.


Bucs Propelled by Dynamic Offense in 2-1 Conference Win Against Spartans

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.


Bucs Ready To Host Opening Southern Conference Series

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.


Southern Conference celebrates Founders’ Day

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.


ETSU Unable to Rescue Late Result Against Lipscomb

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.


ETSU Prepare for Clash With Lipscomb at Summers-Taylor

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.


Women’s Soccer Announces Changes to Home Match vs. Lipscomb

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.


Marshall’s Late Winner Stuns Bucs in Overtime

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.


Bucs Welcome Marshall in Season Opener

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.


ETSU Athletics Announces Spring Capacities at Sporting Events

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.


2021 Spring Schedule Set for Women’s Soccer

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.


Racial Equity and Justice Task Force announces inaugural “Unity 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.


SoCon Racial Equity and Justice Task Force update

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference Racial Equity and Justice Task Force has kept busy since its October inception.


ETSU Student-Athletes Excel with 3.28 Fall GPA

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.


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.


Yelton Pens Seven in Early Signing Period

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.


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.


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?


Women’s Soccer Conference Schedule Announced by SoCon

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.


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.


SoCon announces Racial Equity and Justice Task Force

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.


ETSU Athletics Announces All Hands on Deck Commitment to Excellence Initiative

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.


A Letter to Our ETSU Family

To the Buccaneer Family, I hope this finds you and your family healthy and doing well.


Southern Conference postpones fall conference competition

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.


Southern Conference Statement on Fall Sports

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.


Matt Yelton Added to Staff as Assistant Coach

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.