ETSU Athletics announces plans for Title IX festivities

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 23, 2022) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Today, June 23, 2022, marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX being passed by Congress and signed into law by President Richard Nixon.


ETSU Athletics Enjoys Another Outstanding Academic Campaign

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 14, 2022) -- The ETSU student-athletes enjoyed another outstanding academic year in 2021-22.


Reid named member of NCAA Division I National Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 6, 2022) -- East Tennessee State University women’s soccer student-athlete Rachel Reid (Maryville, Tenn.) was appointed as a member to the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).


ETSU Wins 2021-22 SoCon Commissioner’s Cup

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (June 1, 2022) -- The Southern Conference Commissioner’s Cup is coming back to Johnson City!


ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame Call for Nominations

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 25, 2022) -- The ETSU Athletics Department is currently accepting nominations for induction into the 2022 ETSU Athletics Hall of Fame.


ETSU Athletics Launches Day of Giving Online Store to Support Student-Athletes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2022) -- In conjunction with its Day of Giving fundraising event, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics launched an online store to help support Buccaneer student-athletes.


ETSU Women’s Soccer announces summer camp information

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2022) -- ETSU women’s soccer head coach Jay Yelton announced on Wednesday dates and information for their summer Day and ID camps.


Yelton announces the signing of Selena Wimbish

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2022) -- East Tennessee State women’s soccer head coach Jay Yelton and his staff announced on Friday the signing of Selena Wimbish (Chula Vista, Calif.) who will be joining the Blue and Gold in the fall of 2022.


ETSU places 46 student-athletes on SoCon Fall All-Academic Team

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2022) -- A total of 46 ETSU student-athletes earned spots on the 2021 Southern Conference Fall Academic Team, as the league office announced the awards on Thursday.


Dr. Natalie Smith, Jeff Shell named to All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Dec. 21, 2021) -- The Southern Conference named its All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team on Monday, with two representatives each from all 10 member schools being recognized by the league. ETSU’s two representatives to earn the honor were Dr. Natalie Smith and Jeff Shell.


ETSU Athletics announces partnership with INFLCR

The East Tennessee State Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced a new partnership with INFLCR (pronounced influencer) to provide ETSU student-athletes the best platform to assist them in their name, image and likeness (NIL) experience. Using tools provided by INFLCR, ETSU student-athletes will learn the processes of maximizing their NIL potential, while maintaining NCAA compliance.


Women’s Soccer announces signing of Grace Eatz

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2021) – East Tennessee State women’s soccer head coach Jay Yelton and his staff added another Buccaneer to their signing class as Grace Eatz (Roswell, Ga.) will be joining the Blue and Gold in the fall of 2022.


Women’s soccer lands three during signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2021) – Coming off a fall campaign where team and individual records were set, ETSU women’s soccer head coach Jay Yelton and his staff added to the Buccaneer roster as they announced the signing of three players on Thursday.


Bucs fall to Mercer in SoCon quarters

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Oct. 29, 2021) -- It wasn’t the result ETSU women’s soccer wanted, but the Buccaneers still have a lot to be proud about.


Ohba named SoCon Freshman of the Year

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 29, 2021) -- ETSU goalkeeper Shu Ohba (Fujisawa, Japan) was named Southern Conference Freshman of the Year as the league office announced its postseason awards on Friday.


Women’s soccer begins SoCon Tournament play Friday in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Oct. 28, 2021) – Coming off back-to-back road wins to end regular season play, the ETSU women’s soccer team looks to carry that momentum with them as they begin its run towards a Southern Conference Championship this weekend. The fourth-seeded Buccaneers take on fifth-seeded Mercer Friday night at 7:30 p.m. ET from Samford’s Shauna Yelton Field.


Ohba secures third SoCon Defensive Player of the Week honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 26, 2021) -- ETSU’s Shu Ohba (Fujisawa, Japan) continued adding to her already historic season on Tuesday.


A look inside the women’s soccer SoCon Tournament bracket

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 25, 2021) – Sunday marked the final day of regular season play in the Southern Conference and now the conference tournament bracket is set.


ETSU completes weekend road sweep with 1-0 win at VMI

LEXINGTION, Va. (Oct. 24, 2021) -- How sweep it is!


Nehls, Cesane register goals; Bucs secure pivotal road win at UNCG, 2-1

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Oct. 22, 2021) -- It was a game of firsts for the ETSU women’s soccer team on Friday night.


Bucs gear up for final regular season weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s soccer team preps for its final weekend of regular season competition as the Buccaneers head to UNCG on Friday night and wrap up the trip at VMI Sunday.


Bucs fall to Bulldogs, 2-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2021) -- Facing a Samford team, who has already locked up the Southern Conference regular season title, ETSU women’s soccer suffered a 2-0 setback to the Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon from Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Bucs drop 1-0 result to Chattanooga

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 15, 2021) -- Coming off a thrilling 1-0 win over Western Carolina last weekend at home, the ETSU women’s soccer team looked to build upon its momentum. Unfortunately, the Bucs couldn’t string together a second straight win as they suffered a 1-0 setback to Chattanooga on Friday night inside Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Women’s soccer gears up for final regular season home weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s soccer team gears up for its final regular season home weekend when the Buccaneers host Chattanooga and league-leading Samford. The Bucs host the Mocs on Friday night before taking on Samford in the home finale on Sunday.


Ohba collects second SoCon Defensive Player of the Week honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Oct. 9, 2021) -- For the second time this season, ETSU freshman goalkeeper Shu Ohba (Fujisawa, Japan) was named Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week as the league office announced its weekly awards on Tuesday.


Nehls, Ohba help guide Bucs to 1-0 win over Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s soccer team didn’t mind waiting.


ETSU-Western Carolina women’s soccer game rescheduled to Saturday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2021) -- The ETSU-Western Carolina women’s soccer game, originally scheduled to be played on Friday, has been moved to Saturday night. Game time is set for 8:30 p.m. at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Bucs host Western Carolina Friday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s soccer team opens a three-game homestand this Friday night when the Buccaneers host Western Carolina in Southern Conference action. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


ETSU falls at Furman, 3-1

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Oct. 3, 2021) -- Looking to cap off the Southern Conference road sweep in The Palmetto State, the ETSU women’s soccer team couldn’t complete the task, as the Buccaneers fell to preseason conference favorite Furman, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon at Stone Stadium.


Cook’s first collegiate goal lifts ETSU past Wofford, 1-0

SPARTANBURG, SC. (Oct. 1, 2021) -- Local hero Lindsey Cook (Greeneville, Tenn.) got a shot at redemption on Friday night.


Women’s Soccer makes South Carolina SoCon road swing this weekend

SPARTANBURG & GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 30, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s soccer team gears up for a South Carolina Southern Conference road swing this weekend as the Buccaneers take on Wofford Friday night in Spartanburg and Furman Sunday afternoon in Greenville.


ETSU women’s soccer ends homestand with scoreless draw to Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 26, 2021) -- For the fourth time this season and third time in four matches, the ETSU women’s soccer team played to a double-overtime tie, as the Buccaneers and Mercer Bears were held scoreless in 110 minutes of action on Sunday night inside Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Bucs Drop League Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2021) – The ETSU Women’s Soccer team opened its 2021 Southern Conference slate on Friday night against The Citadel at Summers-Taylor Stadium. The league opener did not go the way the Bucs had planned as the Bulldogs secured the 2-0 shutout victory.


ETSU women’s soccer gears up for SoCon opener this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2021) -- The ETSU women’s soccer team carries a three-game unbeaten streak into Southern Conference play, as the Buccaneers gear up for their conference opener this weekend at home. The Blue and Gold host The Citadel on Friday night at 7 p.m. and Mercer Sunday at 6 p.m. from Summers-Taylor Stadium.


Ohba named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 21, 2021) -- For the second straight week and third time this season, ETSU women’s soccer collected a Southern Conference weekly award. On Tuesday, the league office announced that freshman goalkeeper Shu Ohba (Fujisawa, Japan) was named Defensive Player of the Week.


Bucs have second-half goal wiped off; play Tennessee Tech to scoreless draw

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2021) -- Playing at home for the first time in 23 days, the ETSU women’s soccer team settled to a scoreless draw on Senior Day Friday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


ETSU women’s soccer returns home for non-conference finale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2021) -- For the first time in 23 days, the ETSU women’s soccer team returns to the friendly confines of Summers-Taylor Stadium when the Buccaneers host Tennessee Tech in their final non-conference game on Friday night. Game time is set for 7 p.m.


Ranvek named SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 14, 2021) -- Following a two-goal performance in last Friday’s win at MTSU, ETSU sophomore forward Kyra Ranvek (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named Southern Conference Player of the Week, which was announced by the league office on Tuesday.


Bucs strike first; battle Lipscomb to 1-1 draw

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2021) -- Facing the preseason ASUN favorite in its final game of a long road swing, the ETSU women’s soccer team battled Lipscomb to a 1-1 draw on Sunday afternoon from the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.


Ranvek’s Brace Leads Bucs Past MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2021) – No better time to score your first career goal. And second.


Women’s Soccer Battles MTSU and Lipscomb This Weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team get back underway after an eight-day break, heading on the road to take on Middle Tennessee and Lipscomb over the weekend.


Bucs Drop Tight 1-0 Contest Against the Highlanders

RADFORD, Va. (Sept. 2, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team suffered defeat for the first time on Thursday evening, narrowly dropping a tightly contested match against the Radford Highlanders in 1-0 fashion on the road.


Women’s Soccer Set For Road Test Against Highlanders

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 1, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team face its toughest challenge of the infant stages of the season, heading to challenge a Radford team who also enters the Thursday night match undefeated.


Somogyi Earns Defensive Player of the Week Honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Aug. 31, 2021) – After a blazing start that has seen the ETSU women’s soccer team start out 2-0 on the season, the first Southern Conference award for the Blue and Gold was nabbed on Tuesday afternoon.


Bucs Grab Golden Goal in Victory Over Bulldogs

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 29, 2021) – The strong start to the season continues for the ETSU women’s soccer team, who earned a dramatic 1-0 road win in double-overtime victory against UNC Asheville on Sunday afternoon.


Bucs Battle Bulldogs in Sunday Matchup

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 28, 2021) – Fresh off a dominating performance, the ETSU women’s soccer team looks to continue their strong start to the season as they head to take on UNCA on the road Sunday afternoon.


Women’s Soccer Opens Season With Shutout Win Over Presbyterian

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 26, 2021) – Worth the wait.


Bucs Look to Open Season at Home Against Presbyterian

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 25, 2021) – Take two. The ETSU women’s soccer team look to finally get their season underway, taking on Presbyterian in a Thursday evening matchup at Summers-Taylor Stadium.


ETSU Athletics launches Tri-Star Student-Athlete award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2021) -- With Monday marking the first day of class for the fall semester, the East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics launched the Tri-Star Student-Athlete award.


Bucs Road Match Against #23 Ole Miss Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather

OXFORD, Miss. (Aug. 19, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team suffered a road block to the start of their season on Thursday evening as inclement weather halted the season-opener in Mississippi.


ETSU announces creation of the Blue and Gold Club

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug 18, 2021) -- The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Wednesday the creation of the Blue and Gold Club. The Blue and Gold Club is an alumni network for all former ETSU student-athletes, spirit squad members, student managers and student training staff members.


ETSU Begins 2021 Campaign with Road Trip Against SEC Foe #23 Ole Miss

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2021) – The ETSU women’s soccer team will waste no time getting their feet wet heading into the season, as the Buccaneers look to top the #23 Ole Miss Rebels in their season-opener on Thursday evening.


ETSU Athletics partners with Food City and WJHL to hold ‘BUCS for Kids’ in Support of Niswonger Children’s Hospital

ABINGDON, Va. (Aug. 16, 2021) -- ETSU Athletics, Food City and WJHL News Channel 11 are partnering to host the BUCS for Kids fundraising campaign in support of Niswonger Children’s Hospital. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday August 21, 2021 at Food City locations in Johnson City (S. Roan St., N State of Franklin Rd, and Boones Creek), Jonesborough, and Gray.


Women’s Soccer Releases 2021 Fall Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 29, 2021) – With the season right around the corner, the ETSU women’s soccer team released its schedule on Thursday morning. The Bucs begin their season in just under a month with a trip to Oxford to take on SEC foe Ole Miss.


Bucs respond to All Hands On Deck campaign

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ETSU Lands 249 Student-Athletes on SoCon Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 15, 2021) – For the second consecutive day, the ETSU Athletic Department received recognition for its student-athletes, with the Southern Conference Honor Roll being announced on Thursday afternoon. The Bucs placed 249 student-athletes on the 2020-21 list, just shy of the program record 262 selections last year.


ETSU places 118 student-athletes on SoCon All-Academic list

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 14, 2021) -- A total of 118 ETSU student-athletes earned Southern Conference All-Academic honors as the league office announced its 2020-21 selections on Wednesday.