Women’s Tennis Suffers Season Opening Doubleheader

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Fighting and battling until the very end, the Bucs gave it their all despite falling to Kentucky in a doubleheader Friday. The Bucs fell 4-3 in both matches against the Wildcats.


Bucs Set to Start Season in Lexington

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) – The ETSU women’s tennis team will begin their 2022 spring season with a doubleheader at Kentucky tomorrow morning. The first match is slated to being at 9 a.m.


SoCon announces 100th Anniversary Teams

SPARTANBURG, S.C (Dec. 31, 2021) -- As the Southern Conference wraps up its celebration of its first 100 years of history as 2021 comes to a close, the league has named its 100th anniversary teams. The Bucs totaled 82 selections on the conference list, which was announced 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.


Rojas Releases Spring Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2021) – East Tennessee State Women’s Tennis Head Coach Ricky Rojas officially released the 2022 spring schedule Tuesday afternoon.


Carvajal, Elizarraras Enter ITA Doubles Rankings

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2021) – After a successful fall slate, Fernanda Carvajal (Queretaro, Mexico) and Yunuen Elizarraras (Cuernavaca, Mexico) found themselves in the top-60 doubles rankings at the Division I level, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced on Wednesday. The Bucs duo sits at #44 in the country.


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.


Ambitious Bucs Conclude ITA Regionals on Brink of Semifinals

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Oct. 25th, 2021) – With a couple of upsets already in the bag, the ETSU women’s tennis team made a statement this past weekend on the campus of Middle Tennessee State at the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals tournament. The pair of Fernanda Carvajal (Queretaro, Mexico) and Yuneun Elizarraras (Cuernavaca, Mexico) showed grit and execution to go past the #3 seed pair from Vanderbilt 8-6, but couldn’t keep their momentum against the eventual doubles champion from Indiana.


Bucs Prepared for ITA Regionals

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2021) – The ETSU women’s tennis program looks upon the ITA Ohio Valley Regionals in Murfreesboro, Tenn., after a busy fall slate of invitationals. The event will run from Oct. 20-25.