Freeman named All-American by Senior CLASS Award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (June 23, 2014)Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was named Second Team All-American by the Senior CLASS Award committee, which was announced on Monday.


Freeman named to ABCA All-Region Team

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 18, 2014) – A week and a half after being drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers, ETSU two-way player Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) landed Second Team All-South Region honors, which was released by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) on Wednesday.


ETSU Baseball Camps to be Held June 16-19 and July 14-17

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 10, 2014) – The first session of the Tony Skole Buccaneer Baseball Camp is scheduled for June 16-19 at ETSU’s Thomas Stadium. The second session of the Tony Skole Buccaneer Baseball Camp is scheduled for July 14-17.


Washington Nationals draft Riopedre in 23rd round

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 7, 2014) – Chris Riopedre (Miami, Fla.) became the second Buccaneer player to be drafted on day three of the Major League Baseball Draft as the ETSU junior shortstop was taken by the Washington Nationals in the 23rd round on Saturday afternoon. Riopedre was the 694th overall pick in the first-year player draft.


Freeman drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 18th round

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 7, 2014) – ETSU baseball local product Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 18th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft on Saturday. Freeman was the 549th overall pick.


Sanford, Taylor earn A-Sun All-Tournament Team honors

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 25, 2014) – ETSU junior Jordan Sanford (Powell, Tenn.) and sophomore Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) were named to the Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team, which was announced following the championship game on Sunday.


ETSU suffers 5-2 loss to Stetson in A-Sun elimination game

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 23, 2014) – A title defense was not in the cards for the ETSU baseball team.


Bucs to play Stetson in A-Sun elimination game Friday

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 22, 2014) – For the second straight day, the ETSU baseball team will play an elimination game in the Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship.


ETSU knocks out Mercer in A-Sun elimination game, 7-1

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 22, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team didn’t want to see its season come to an end on Thursday.


ETSU-Mercer to meet in elimination game Thursday

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 21, 2014) – ETSU and Mercer just met last week in the regular season finale, and the two teams will square off once again on Thursday morning in an Atlantic Sun Championship elimination game. First pitch is set for 10 a.m. at FGCU’s Swanson Stadium.


Kennesaw State rallies with walk-off win over ETSU, 11-7

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 21, 2014) – Kennesaw State scored seven unanswered runs – capped off by Brennan Morgan’s walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 10th – and the third-seeded Owls rallied past No. 6 seed ETSU, 11-7, in the first game of the Atlantic Sun Championship Wednesday at FGCU’s Swanson Stadium.


ETSU lands five on A-Sun all-conference teams

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 20, 2014) – With the 2014 Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship set to get underway on Wednesday, the league office released its postseason awards, and ETSU placed five Buccaneers on all-conference teams on Tuesday afternoon.


ETSU begins A-Sun title defense Wednesday against Kennesaw

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 20, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team begins defense of its Atlantic Sun Championship when the sixth-seeded Buccaneers take on third-seeded Kennesaw State Wednesday morning. First pitch is set for 10 a.m. from Florida Gulf Coast’s Swanson Stadium.


Chesney, Nesselt named to A-Sun All-Academic Team

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 19, 2014) – Senior Will Chesney (Knoxville, Tenn.) and junior Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) not only put up impressive numbers on the mound this season for the ETSU baseball team, but they also excelled in the classroom as the Buccaneer duo were named to the Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team on Monday.


Freeman receives final A-Sun Player of the Week honor

MACON, Ga. (May 19, 2014) – ETSU senior slugger Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) received the final Atlantic Sun Player of the Week award of the year as the league office announced its weekly honors on Monday.


Atlantic Sun Baseball Championship Field Set

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2014) – The final day of the Atlantic Sun baseball regular season came to a close on Saturday, and the seeds are now set for the 2014 Championship in Fort Myers, Fla.


ETSU falls to Mercer on Senior Day, 8-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 17, 2014) – Mercer right-hander Eric Nyquist allowed one run in seven innings, while Nick Backlund and Derrick Workman both belted home runs as the Bears spoiled ETSU’s Senior Day by defeating the Bucs, 8-1, on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs down Mercer in dramatic fashion, 7-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 16, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team clinched a series win in dramatic fashion Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Team effort carries ETSU past Mercer, 7-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2014) – Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) tossed his first collegiate complete game and all nine of ETSU’s starters recorded a hit as the Buccaneers powered past Mercer, 7-2, in the series opener Thursday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs wrap up regular season play this weekend against Mercer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 14, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up regular season play this weekend when the Bucs host Mercer in a three-game conference series starting Thursday night at Thomas Stadium.


Appalachian State rallies past ETSU in extras, 9-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 13, 2014) – In a game that started with a 90-minute weather delay, it ended with Appalachian State pouring it on ETSU, as the Mountaineers scored four two-out runs in the top of the 10th to rally past the Buccaneers, 9-5, on early Wednesday morning at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs begin final homestand Tuesday night against App State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 12, 2014) – After being swept at Florida Gulf Coast this past weekend, the ETSU baseball team looks to regroup and end the regular season on a positive note as the Bucs open a four-game homestand Tuesday night against Appalachian State. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU’s rally falls short in finale at FGCU, 8-7

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 11, 2014)Jordan Sanford (Powell, Tenn.) registered a career-high four hits and Chris Riopedre (Miami, Fla.) drove in three RBI, but it wasn’t enough to help rally ETSU past Florida Gulf Coast as the Eagles completed the series sweep with an 8-7 win on Sunday afternoon at Swanson Stadium.


FGCU takes series with 8-0 win over ETSU

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 10, 2014) – The road and offensive woes continue to pile up for the ETSU baseball team.


Bucs blanked in opener at FGCU, 14-0

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 9, 2014) – Florida Gulf Coast sophomore first baseman Nick Rivera hit a three-run home run in the first inning and that was more than enough offense for sophomore right-hander Michael Murray to work with as the Eagles took game one of the conference series over ETSU, 14-0, on Friday night at Swanson Stadium.


Baseball announces summer camp dates

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 9, 2014) – East Tennessee State University baseball head coach Tony Skole and his staff released its 2014 summer camp information on Friday.


ETSU gears up for three-game set at FGCU

FT. MYERS, Fla. (May 8, 2014) – After being one out away from capturing its fifth straight win Wednesday night at Furman, the ETSU baseball team looks to start a new streak as the Bucs gear up for a three-game conference road set beginning Friday night at Florida Gulf Coast’s Swanson Stadium.


Baseball suffers walk-off loss at Furman, 9-8

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 7, 2014) – For the second straight road game, the ETSU baseball team couldn’t get the all-important 27th out.


Bucs look to continue winning ways Wednesday at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 6, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team looks to continue its winning ways Wednesday when the Bucs carry a four-game win streak into their midweek game at Furman. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. at Latham Baseball Stadium.


Freeman makes history as Bucs complete sweep of USC Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 4, 2014) – Senior left-hander Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) recorded his ETSU record-setting 20th career save and freshman Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) scored the eventual game-winning run on a passed ball in the eighth inning as the Bucs completed a sweep of USC Upstate with a 5-2 win on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Lasure’s walk-off double carries ETSU to 3-2 win over Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 3, 2014) – For the second time this week and fifth time this season, the ETSU baseball team celebrated with a walk-off win.


Bucs take care of business in series opener over USC Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 2, 2014) – Junior right-hander Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) tied a career high with eight strikeouts in seven innings and the Buccaneer offense scored six runs in the first three frames as ETSU took the opener over USC Upstate, 8-4, in front of 1,110 fans on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU hosts USC Upstate this weekend at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 1, 2014) – Coming off a walk-off win over Radford on Wednesday, the ETSU baseball team looks to carry the positive momentum into its conference series with USC Upstate, which begins Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs use late-inning drama to rally past Radford, 5-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 30, 2014) – After tying the game at four in the bottom of the eighth, ETSU junior shortstop Chris Riopedre (Miami, Fla.) capped off the comeback win an inning later when his walk-off triple scored Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.), giving the Bucs a 5-4 victory over Radford on a rainy Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Freeman named finalist for Senior CLASS Award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (April 30, 2014) – Ten NCAA baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the diamond were selected as finalists for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award on Wednesday, and ETSU two-way standout Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was one of the candidates to make the prestigious group.


Wednesday’s ETSU-Radford game moved to Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2014) – Due to severe storms expected to hit the New River Valley, Wednesday’s ETSU-Radford baseball game has been moved to Johnson City. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.


Kennesaw State walks off with sweep over ETSU

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 27, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team will be glad to leave Kennesaw in its rearview mirror.


ETSU suffers gut-wrenching loss at Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 26, 2014) – For the first two months of the season, the ETSU baseball team was the top fielding club in the Atlantic Sun Conference; however, things have taken a turn for the worse over the past two weeks for the Bucs.


Kennesaw State powers past Bucs in series opener, 9-6

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 25, 2014) – Kennesaw State is one of the top hitting teams in the country and the Bucs got an up-close look at it Friday night.


ETSU opens four-game road swing this weekend in Kennesaw

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 24, 2014) – After splitting its brief two-game home stint, the ETSU baseball team now embarks on a four-game road swing beginning this weekend with a three-game conference series at Kennesaw State’s Stillwell Stadium.


Bucs unable to cap off comeback in 7-6 loss to Radford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 23, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team had its fair share of chances, but a lack of timely hitting doomed the Bucs in a 7-6 setback to Radford Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU topples Tennessee in front of record-setting crowd, 9-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2014) – With a record-setting crowd of 1,811 fans on hand, the ETSU baseball team completed the season sweep over Tennessee as the Bucs defeated the Vols, 9-7, on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs host Tennessee Tuesday; Radford Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team gears up for a pair of home midweek games, beginning Tuesday night when the Bucs host Tennessee at 7:05 p.m. at Thomas Stadium. Following their game against UT, the Bucs host Radford on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m.


Baseball splits rain-shortened series at Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 19, 2014) – Mother Nature wreaked havoc in the River City this weekend.


Friday’s ETSU-JU baseball game canceled due to rain

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 18, 2014) – Due to heavy rains and severe thunderstorms expected to hit the River City, Friday’s ETSU baseball game at Jacksonville has been canceled.


ETSU drops opener at Jacksonville, 13-6

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 17, 2014) – Coming off a perfect 4-0 homestand, the ETSU baseball team was looking to keep its momentum intact on the road.


Standing-room-only tickets available for ETSU-UT game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday afternoon that reserved tickets for the ETSU-Tennessee baseball game on April 22 are sold out.


Bucs look to carry winning ways to Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 16, 2014) – Coming off a perfect 4-0 homestand, the ETSU baseball team now looks to carry its winning ways on the road as the Bucs open a three-game conference set Thursday night at Jacksonville’s John Sessions Stadium.


Ticket information released for ETSU-UT baseball game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released ticket information for next Tuesday’s (April 22) ETSU-Tennessee baseball game at Thomas Stadium. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m.


Bucs use nine-run fifth to finish sweep of UNF, 10-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2014) – Freshman Jamin McCann (Kingsport, Tenn.) gave the Bucs seven strong innings and the offense rewarded the southpaw with a nine-run fifth, as the ETSU baseball team completed the sweep of North Florida with a 10-4 win on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU holds off UNF, 8-5; Bucs win series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2014) – Senior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) had the eventual game-winning hit with a two-run scoring single in the fifth and the southpaw closed things out by earning his 18th career save, as the ETSU baseball team clinched the series win by defeating North Florida, 8-5, on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Cook’s walk-off single lifts ETSU past UNF in series opener, 6-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 11, 2014) – Andrew Lasure (Stanford, Ky.) started it and Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) finished it.


Freeman placed on Golden Spikes Award watch list

DURHAM, N.C. (April 10, 2014) – USA Baseball released its 50-man midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday, and ETSU two-way standout Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was one of the players to be among the prestigious group.


Baseball looks to carry offensive surge into series with UNF

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 10, 2014) – Returning home may be what the ETSU baseball team needed to get back on track.


Bucs bounce Bulldogs in record fashion, 12-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 9, 2014) – Coming off a bumpy road swing, the ETSU baseball team unleashed its frustration on The Citadel Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs return home to host The Citadel on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 8, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team returns home to take on The Citadel Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m.


ETSU swept by Lipscomb in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 6, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team opened its road swing on a positive note by taking down No. 25 Tennessee last Tuesday in Knoxville, but things quickly took a turn for the worse during the remainder of the trip.


Bucs' offense goes stagnant in 5-0 loss to Lipscomb

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 5, 2014) - Just one day after scoring seven runs, the ETSU offense was held in check Saturday, as Hunter Brothers tossed a two-hit, complete-game shutout for Lipscomb, leading the Bisons past the Bucs, 5-0.


ETSU unable to overcome early deficit in 9-7 setback to Lipscomb

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2014) – Lipscomb scored five runs in the first two innings and the Buccaneers were never able to recover as the Bisons opened the series with a 9-7 victory over ETSU Friday night at Dugan Field.


Bucs wrap up road swing this weekend in Music City

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 3, 2014) – After splitting the first two games of this five-game road swing, the ETSU baseball team looks to claim its third straight Atlantic Sun Conference series win when the Bucs head to Nashville to take on Lipscomb this weekend at Dugan Field.


Appalachian State defeats ETSU on walk-off single, 7-6

BOONE, N.C. (April 2, 2014) – Fresh off its win over No. 25 Tennessee on Tuesday night, the ETSU baseball team looked to keep momentum rolling into Boone. Unfortunately, the Bucs couldn’t pick up consecutive road wins in as many days, as Matt Brill’s walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Mountaineers to a 7-6 win over the Bucs Wednesday night at Smith Stadium.


Freeman carries Bucs past #25 Tennessee, 2-1

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 1, 2014) – Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) continued his dominance Tuesday night in Knoxville.


Freeman lands more national honors

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (April 1, 2014) – The awards keep rolling in for ETSU senior two-way player Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.).


Baseball opens five-game road swing Tuesday in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 31, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team opens a five-game road swing Tuesday night when the Bucs take on No. 25 Tennessee at 6 p.m. from Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Freeman named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2014) – Senior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was phenomenal both on the mound and at the plate this past week, and the Buccaneer two-way player was rewarded for his exceptional efforts by being named Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball magazine on Monday.


ETSU’s rally comes up short against NKU, 13-11

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2014) – The middle innings have been problematic for the ETSU baseball team this season and the theme continued on Sunday.


Freeman powers Bucs to series win over NKU, 6-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2014) – Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) put on a show for the Buccaneer faithful on Saturday at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs open series with 6-3 win over Northern Kentucky

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 28, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team scored five runs in the first three innings and freshman right-hander Austin Hutchison (Jefferson County, Tenn.) recorded his third quality start of the year as the Bucs opened the series with a 6-3 win over Northern Kentucky on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU returns to A-Sun action this weekend at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2014) – After Mother Nature wiped out a pair of midweek games, the ETSU baseball team returns to the diamond this weekend when the Bucs host Northern Kentucky in a three-game series beginning Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU-Appalachian State baseball game cancelled

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2014) – Due to wintery conditions in Boone, Wednesday’s ETSU-Appalachian State baseball game has been cancelled.


ETSU/WCU baseball game cancelled due to inclement weather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2014) – Due to inclement weather in the Tri-Cities area, Tuesday’s ETSU/Western Carolina baseball game at Thomas Stadium has been cancelled.


Bucs host WCU Tuesday; travel to Boone Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 24, 2014) – Coming off a series win over Stetson in its Atlantic Sun opener, the ETSU baseball team gears up for a pair of non-conference midweek games, beginning Tuesday evening when the Bucs host Western Carolina at Thomas Stadium.


Tritsch, Freeman help power Bucs to series win over Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2014) – Typically a must-win situation doesn’t occur in the first weekend of conference play, but ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole knew his team needed to come away with a series win this weekend against Stetson.


ETSU baseball to play doubleheader on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2014) – Due to rain expected to hit the Tri-Cities region on Sunday, the ETSU and Stetson baseball teams agreed to play a doubleheader on Saturday, beginning at 1:05 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU opens A-Sun play with 7-4 win over Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2014) – Freshman right-hander Austin Hutchison (Jefferson County, Tenn.) tossed a complete game and sophomore Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) broke a tie game with a two-run scoring single in the sixth as the ETSU baseball team opened Atlantic Sun...


Bucs open A-Sun play this weekend against Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2014) – After playing 20 non-conference games to begin season, the ETSU baseball team opens Atlantic Sun Conference play this weekend when the Bucs host Stetson beginning Friday evening at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU baseball announces time change for Friday’s game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced it has moved Friday’s ETSU baseball game time to 4:05 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU Releases 2014 Radio Baseball Schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2014) – The Buccaneer Sports Network announced its 2014 baseball broadcast schedule on the official flagship station of the Bucs – WXSM-AM 640 The Extreme Sports Monster – and over 20 ETSU games will be carried live on the network.


Bucs down WCU; Catamounts’ home win streak snapped at 21

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 19, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team used a good time to break out its bats.


Freeman named candidate for Senior CLASS Award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (March 19, 2014) – ETSU senior two-way standout Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was one of 30 candidates selected for the 2014 Senior CLASS Baseball Award, which was announced by the committee on Wednesday afternoon.


Bucs drop heartbreaker at Eastern Kentucky, 4-3

RICHMOND, Ky. (March 18, 2014) – After scoring five unanswered runs to finish off its rally in the 5-4 12-inning win over Bryant on Saturday, the ETSU baseball team looked prime for another comeback win at Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday afternoon from Turkey Hughes Field.


Baseball gears up for two midweek road games

RICHMOND, Ky. and CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 17, 2014) – Prior to opening conference play this weekend, the ETSU baseball team hits the road for a pair of midweek games beginning Tuesday afternoon when the Bucs play at Eastern Kentucky. First pitch is set for 3 p.m. at Turkey Hughes Field.


ETSU/Bryant rubber match rained out

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2014) – The rubber match of the ETSU/Bryant baseball series was rained out on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Rice, Sanford help guide Bucs to walk-off win over Bryant, 5-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2014) – Following Friday night’s setback to Bryant in the series opener, the ETSU baseball team was in great need for something positive to build on.


Bucs' bullpen implodes in 9-6 loss to Bryant

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 14, 2014) – Freshman right-hander Austin Hutchison (Jefferson County, Tenn.) gave ETSU a quality start by allowing one run in six innings of work, but the Bucs' bullpen imploded by surrendering six runs in the seventh as Bryant rallied to a 9-6 win on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs look to bounce back this weekend against Bryant

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2014) – Coming off a pair of high-scoring setbacks, the ETSU baseball team looks to bounce back into the win column when the Bucs host Bryant in their final non-conference weekend series, beginning Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU’s rally falls short in Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 12, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team waited too long to get its offense in gear as the Bucs scored eight runs in the eighth inning, but it wasn't enough to rally past UNC Asheville as the Bulldogs held on for a 17-11 victory on Wednesday afternoon at Greenwood Field.


Baseball looks to win season series at Asheville on Wednesday

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 11, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team hits the road for the second time this season as the Bucs play a midweek game at UNC Asheville Wednesday afternoon. First pitch is slated for 3 p.m. at Greenwood Baseball Field.


Hartford rallies past ETSU, 18-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 9, 2014) – Hartford plated five runs in the fifth and eight more in the seventh as the Hawks rallied for an 18-6 series-clinching win over ETSU on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Strong pitching, timely hitting lifts ETSU to win over Hartford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2014) – Junior right-hander Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) recorded his fourth straight quality start and Zach Mize's (Gainesville, Ga.) solo homer in fifth proved to be the game-winning run, as the ETSU baseball team evened the series by defeating Hartford, 5-3, on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs fall to Hartford in pitchers’ duel, 1-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 7, 2014) – ETSU freshman right-hander Austin Hutchison (Jefferson County, Tenn.) went toe-to-toe with one of the best pitchers in the country, but Hartford southpaw Sean Newcomb outdueled the Buccaneer rookie as the Hawks defeated the Blue and Gold, 1-0, on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs wrap up homestand this weekend against Hartford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 6, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its eight-game homestand this weekend as the Bucs host Hartford in a three-game series at Thomas Stadium.


McCann shines as Bucs take down Eastern Kentucky, 4-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2014) – East Tennessee State University freshman left-hander Jamin McCann (Kingsport, Tenn.) made his first collegiate start a memorable one.


Baseball hosts Eastern Kentucky Wednesday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team plays its first night game of the season Wednesday as the Blue and Gold host Eastern Kentucky at 6:05 p.m. in Thomas Stadium.


Canisius belts four homers to complete sweep over ETSU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2014) – The Canisius baseball team enjoyed its first-ever visit to Thomas Stadium this weekend.


Pierce’s three-hit shutout lifts Canisius past ETSU, 2-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2014) – Canisius right-hander Rohn Pierce tossed a three-hit shutout, while Jimmy Luppens and Brett Siddall drove in runs with RBI doubles in the third, and the Golden Griffins won the series with a 2-0 victory over ETSU on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU’s win streak snapped; Bucs fall to Canisius, 9-2

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2014) – Canisius scored six runs in the first three innings and the Golden Griffins snapped ETSU’s three-game win streak as the Bucs were dealt a 9-2 setback in the series opener on Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU looks to continue winning ways against Canisius

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team looks to continue its winning ways as the Bucs host 2013 NCAA participant Canisius in a weekend series beginning Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs use late-inning surge to down UNC Asheville, 11-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2014)Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) and Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) finished with three hits each and senior right-hander Logan Rice (Erwin, Tenn.) tossed three scoreless innings in relief, as the ETSU baseball team used a late-inning surge to rally past UNC Asheville, 11-6...


Bucs open eight-game homestand Tuesday against Asheville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2014) – Coming off a productive weekend at the Auburn Tiger Classic, the ETSU baseball team returns home for an eight-game homestand beginning Tuesday afternoon when the Bucs host UNC Asheville. First pitch is set for 4:05 p.m.


Chesney named A-Sun Pitcher of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Feb. 24, 2014) – Senior Will Chesney (Knoxville, Tenn.) tossed 7.1 scoreless innings in four appearances last week and the ETSU right-hander landed Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week honors, which was announced by the league office on Monday.


ETSU Baseball Moves UNC Asheville Game to Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2014) – East Tennessee State University head baseball coach Tony Skole announced that this week’s ETSU/UNC Asheville game has been moved to Tuesday. First pitch is set for 4:05 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball rallies past Auburn in extras, 3-2

AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 23, 2014) – Senior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) tied the game with an RBI single in the top of the ninth and sophomore Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) provided the Bucs with the game-winning RBI an inning later, as the ETSU baseball team rallied past Auburn, 3-2...


Bucs strike early in 7-3 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 22, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team scored seven runs in the first two innings, while the Buccaneer bullpen tossed six scoreless frames, as the Blue and Gold bounced back into to the win column by taking down Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 7-3, on Saturday afternoon at the Auburn Tiger Classic.


Bucs blanked by Cal at Tiger Classic, 3-0

AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 21, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team squandered another solid pitching performance as the Buccaneers were blanked by California, 3-0, on Friday afternoon at the Tiger Classic, which is hosted by Auburn University at Plainsman Park.


ETSU heads to Auburn for Tiger Classic

AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 20, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team gears up for its first road trip of the season as the Buccaneers head to Alabama for this weekend’s Tiger Classic, which is hosted by Auburn University.


Bucs fall to Furman, 5-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 18, 2014) – Furman’s Greg Harrison broke a 3-all tie in the top of the sixth when his two-out RBI double scored the go-ahead run, and the Paladins handed the ETSU baseball team a 5-3 setback on Tuesday evening at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs sweep doubleheader from Longwood

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 17, 2014) – After dropping its season opener to Longwood on Sunday, the ETSU baseball team bounced back in a big way as the Bucs swept a doubleheader from the Lancers and won the opening weekend series on Monday at Thomas Stadium.


Longwood rallies past ETSU in season opener, 6-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2014) – Despite holding a pair of two-run leads early on, the ETSU baseball team couldn’t hold off a scrappy Longwood club as the Lancers spoiled the Buccaneers’ season opener by rallying past the Blue and Gold, 6-4, on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


More schedule changes made to ETSU/Longwood series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2014) – Mother Nature played its course again overnight and the ETSU baseball team was forced to make another schedule change with its weekend series against Longwood.


ETSU announces schedule changes to Longwood series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team announced additional schedule changes to its series with Longwood on Saturday morning.


Bucs to open 2014 season Saturday at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2014) – After being forced to push the start of the season back a day due to snow, the ETSU baseball team is ready to hit the field as the Blue and Gold open the 2014 campaign against Longwood on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Snowstorm Forces Baseball to Make Schedule Changes

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team will have to wait one more day to open the 2014 season.


Marketing Announces Promotions for Baseball Season Opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2014) – The ETSU marketing department announced special Valentine’s Day promotions for the Buccaneer baseball season opener on Sunday afternoon when the Blue and Gold host Longwood at 3:05 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball picks up more preseason accolades

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2014) – With the start of the 2014 baseball season ready to get underway this weekend, seniors Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and Dylan Tritsch (Boca Raton, Fla.) collected preseason honors by CollegeBaseballInsider.com, while Freeman earned All-America accolades from College Sports Madness.


Freeman earns honors by Baseball America and Perfect Game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 10, 2014) – Baseball America and Perfect Game released its top-100 senior class list, and ETSU two-way standout Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was ranked No. 9 by both outlets.


Baseball releases scrimmage times for this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 5, 2014) – The ETSU baseball team will hold three scrimmages this week beginning Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. at Thomas Stadium. The Blue and Gold will also play Friday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at one o’clock.


Baseball to hold scrimmages this weekend at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2014) – With opening day less than two weeks away, Buccaneer fans can get a sneak peek of the ETSU baseball team as the Blue and Gold will hold scrimmages this Saturday and Sunday at Thomas Stadium. First pitch for each game is set for 1 p.m.


ETSU picked fourth; Freeman lands A-Sun preseason honors

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 29, 2014) – Coming off an Atlantic Sun Conference Championship season, the ETSU baseball team was picked to finish fourth, while senior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) landed all-conference honors as the league office released its 2014 preseason awards on Wednesday afternoon.


Bucs begin preparations for 2014 season

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2014) – The reigning Atlantic Sun Conference Champion ETSU baseball team began preparations for the 2014 season as the Bucs held their first official team practice Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Freeman named A-Sun Pitcher of Year by Collegiate Baseball

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2013) – Collegiate Baseball released its Atlantic Sun preview earlier this month and ETSU was picked to finished third, while senior two-way player Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was projected to be the league’s Pitcher of the Year.


Skole Releases Winter Hitting Camp Information

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 8, 2013) – East Tennessee State University head baseball coach Tony Skole and his staff released information regarding the 2014 Buccaneer Winter Hitting Camp on Wednesday.


ETSU athletes wrap up impressive fall in the classroom

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2014) – As the spring semester approaches, ETSU student-athletes will look to build upon an impressive number of academic achievements during the 2013 fall semester.


Freeman receives Louisville Slugger First Team All-America honor

TUCSON, Ariz. (Dec. 23, 2013) – The preseason honors keep rolling in for ETSU senior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.).


Freeman picks up preseason All-America honor by NCBWA

FORT WORTH, Texas (Dec. 19, 2013) – Senior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was one of the key pieces to ETSU’s championship success in 2013, and the Buccaneer two-way standout was recognized for his efforts as he received third team preseason All-America honors by the NCBWA...


ETSU Baseball season tickets now on sale

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2013) – Season tickets for the 2014 ETSU baseball season are now on sale, and fans will notice substantial changes to the ticketing process.


Skole releases 2014 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2013) – Coming off its first-ever Atlantic Sun Conference Championship and first NCAA Tournament appearance in 32 years, ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole released the 2014 Buccaneer schedule on Wednesday afternoon.


ETSU Athletics announces #BacktheBucs Selfie Contest

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2013) – Want to show your pride in ETSU athletics and have a chance to win a prize pack full of unique Buccaneer gifts? Then take out those smart phones and get creative.


Baseball announces game times for Blue-White World Series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its fall season this weekend as the Bucs hold their annual Blue-White World Series.


“Meet and Greet” slated for Saturday at Dick’s Sporting Goods

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 8, 2013) – A number of ETSU coaches will be on hand Saturday, Oct. 12, for a “meet and greet” from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods in the Johnson City Mall. Participating fans will be in the running for a $50 gift certificate given away at the top of each hour as well as other giveaways throughout.


Baseball Fall Update #3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2013) – The ETSU baseball fall season is in full swing and below are some of the top performances from this past weekend’s Blue-White scrimmages.


Taylor, Chesney, Freeman highlight Bucs in fall scrimmage

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2013) – Senior two-way player Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) continued with his strong efforts this past weekend on the diamond in the ETSU Blue-White scrimmages.


Baseball releases scrimmage times for this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2013) – ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole announced game times for this weekend’s Blue-White scrimmages at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball wraps up first week of fall practice

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 16, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team wrapped up its first week of fall practice over the weekend by holding scrimmages on Friday and Sunday at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball to hold Elite Prospect Camp on Sept. 28

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team released details for its Elite Prospect Camp.


Bucs open fall practice; scrimmage times released for this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2013) – The reigning Atlantic Sun Conference Champion ETSU baseball team began preparing for the upcoming 2014 campaign as the Blue and Gold opened their fall season Monday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Doane, Freeman pick up more postseason accolades

RICHMOND, Va. (Aug. 16, 2013) – The ETSU baseball team will be gearing up for the 2014 campaign in the upcoming weeks, but Kerry Doane (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) and Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) continued receiving more accolades for their dominating efforts on the diamond last season.


Skole adds Chris Gordon to coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2013) – ETSU head baseball coach Tony Skole announced Friday that former Milligan assistant Chris Gordon has joined the Buccaneer coaching staff for the upcoming 2013-14 season.


Freeman named Cape Cod League All-Star

SOUTH YARMOUTH, Mass. (July 21, 2013) – East Tennessee State University rising senior Clinton Freeman (Jonesborough, Tenn.) was named to the 2013 Cape Cod League All-Star Team, which was announced by the league office on Saturday.


State of the SoCon: A message from Commissioner Iamarino

Greetings from the Southern Conference! In appreciation of those who support and follow our institutions, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you on our future.


ETSU athletics makes two major announcements

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 11, 2013) – During a press conference Tuesday inside the D.P. Culp University Center, the East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics was officially welcomed back into the Southern Conference. In addition, it was announced that ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander has signed a one-year extension with the program.