ETSU places 160 on SoCon Academic Honor Roll

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 24, 2015) – The Southern Conference released its academic honor roll for the 2014-15 academic year with 160 ETSU student-athletes being honored.


Forty-five Bucs earn Spring Academic All-SoCon honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (June 12, 2015) – Forty-five ETSU student-athletes earned spots on the Spring 2015 Academic All-Southern Conference team, the league office announced Friday.


York Receives ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 10, 2015) – ETSU junior Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings All-Region team, which was released by the committee on Wednesday. York received second team honors as a second baseman in the south region.


Owenby named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American

TUCSON, Ariz. (June 3, 2015) – Freshman catcher Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American, which was announced by Collegiate Baseball on Wednesday.


ETSU releases information on summer camps

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 2, 2015) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released information on its summer camps.


York, Phillips receive honors by College Sports Madness

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 22, 2015) – Juniors Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) received all-conference honors by College Sports Madness on Friday. York earned first team All-SoCon accolades, while Phillips was placed on the second team conference list.


ETSU falls to The Citadel in SoCon Championship, 8-2

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 19, 2015) – The Citadel plated three runs in the fourth and added five more in the bottom of the seventh, and the Bulldogs defeated ETSU, 8-2, on Tuesday in the play-in game of the Southern Conference Championship at Riley Park.


York, Owenby land all-conference accolades

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 18, 2015) – On the eve of the Southern Conference Championship, the league office released its postseason honors and ETSU had a pair of student-athletes receive all-conference accolades. Junior second baseman Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named second team All-SoCon, while catcher Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) landed all-freshman team honors on Monday.


Nesselt, Owenby earn SoCon weekly honors

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 18, 2015) – Senior Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) and freshman Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) swept the Southern Conference weekly awards as the league office released the honors on Monday. Nesselt was named Pitcher of the Week and Owenby was named Player of the Week.


ETSU opens play in SoCon Championship Tuesday

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 18, 2015) – Coming off a series win over Wofford to end the regular season this past weekend, the ETSU baseball team looks to carry that momentum into this week’s Southern Conference Championship, presented by Mountain Shore Properties.


Thompson leads the way on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 16, 2015) – Zach Thompson (Johnson City, Tenn.) had a Senior Day for the ages.


Nesselt, Owenby lift ETSU past Wofford, 6-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 15, 2015) – Senior right-hander Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) allowed one unearned run and struck out nine in five innings of work, while freshman Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) belted a three-run home run in the first inning as ETSU defeated Wofford, 6-3, in the series opener on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU-Wofford meet in regular season finale at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 14, 2015) – Baseball’s regular season comes to an end this weekend as ETSU and Wofford square off in a three-game conference set starting Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU holds graduation for Buccaneer baseball on Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 13, 2015) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics held a special graduation ceremony for the Buccaneer baseball team on Wednesday afternoon inside the MSHA Athletic Center.


App State scores five unanswered to cap off walk-off win

BOONE, N.C. (May 12, 2015) – Despite leading 4-0 in the seventh inning and taking a two-run lead into the bottom of the ninth, ETSU couldn’t hold on as Bradley Morton hit a game-tying two-run home run and Zach Hummel’s walk-off triple scored Dylan Hamel, lifting Appalachian State to a 5-4 win over the Buccaneers on Tuesday night at Smith Stadium.


Bucs wrap up non-conference play Tuesday at App State

BOONE, N.C. (May 11, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up non-conference play Tuesday night when the Bucs take on former Southern Conference rival Appalachian State. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium.


Five-run third carries The Citadel to series sweep over ETSU

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 10, 2015) – Stephen Windham tied the game at one with a leadoff home run in the bottom of the second, while The Citadel used a five-run third to gain momentum and cap off the series sweep over ETSU as the Bulldogs defeated the Blue and Gold, 15-5, on Sunday afternoon at Riley Park.


The Citadel uses long ball to earn series win over ETSU, 12-8

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 9, 2015) – After belting four home runs in the series opener, The Citadel connected on four more Saturday as the Bulldogs rallied to a 12-8 series-clinching win over ETSU at Riley Park.


Bucs suffer 9-1 setback in opener at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 8, 2015) – Junior left-hander James Reeves tossed seven scoreless innings, while Connor Walsh and Drew Ellis both belted a pair of home runs as The Citadel defeated ETSU, 9-1, in the series opener on Friday night at Riley Park.


ETSU heads to Charleston for SoCon series at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 7, 2015) – For the second straight weekend the ETSU baseball heads to South Carolina for conference play as the Bucs open a three-game series at The Citadel on Friday night at Riley Park.


Bucs have fun in 15-5 rout over Winthrop

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 6, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team put on an offensive clinic Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs host Winthrop Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 5, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team hosts Winthrop in its final non-conference home game on Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is slated for 6:05 p.m.


ETSU uses strong start to down Furman, 7-3

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 3, 2015) – Freshman right-hander Ryan Simpler (Lewes, Del.) allowed two runs in a career-high seven innings, while six Buccaneers finished with multi-hit games as ETSU defeated Furman, 7-3, in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Latham Stadium.


Furman caps off comeback with walk-off win in extra innings

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 2, 2015) – Despite holding a six-run lead in the fifth and leading by one with one out in the bottom of the ninth, the ETSU baseball team couldn’t hold on to force a rubber match with Furman.


ETSU drops series opener at Furman, 8-4

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 1, 2015) – Furman broke up ETSU’s shutout bid by scoring three unearned runs in the fifth and picked up a three-run home run from Blake Chisolm in the sixth as the Paladins rallied for an 8-4 series-opening win over the Buccaneers on Friday night at Latham Stadium.


Bucs head to South Carolina for SoCon series at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 30, 2015) – With only three conference series remaining, the ETSU baseball team looks to carry its positive momentum into the stretch run of Southern Conference play when the Buccaneers open a three-game set at Furman Friday night at Latham Baseball Stadium.


Taylor’s record-setting night leads ETSU past App State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 29, 2015) – Junior Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) broke a Buccaneer single-game record with four stolen bases and scored four runs, while junior right-hander Lee Haeberle (Hendersonville, Tenn.) tossed five strong innings as ETSU wrapped up its homestand with a 10-4 win over Appalachian State on Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU concludes homestand Wednesday against App State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2015) – Coming off its series win over Western Carolina last weekend, the ETSU baseball team looks to continue its winning ways when the Buccaneers conclude their four-game homestand Wednesday night against Appalachian State.


Bucs rally late to earn series-clinching win over Catamounts

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 26, 2015) – Seniors Jordan Sanford (Powell, Tenn.) and Zach Thompson (Johnson City, Tenn.) combined for six RBI, while sophomores Connor Bartow (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) registered 2.2 scoreless innings out of the pen as ETSU rallied for a 10-7 series-clinching win over Western Carolina on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


WCU belts two ninth-inning homers to rally for 4-3 win

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 25, 2015) – After watching junior Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) record ETSU’s first complete game of the season in Friday’s opener, senior right-hander Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) was two outs away from a repeat performance.


Video stream at baseball cancelled due to weather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 25, 2015) – Due to inclement weather in and around the Tri-Cities region, the remaining two games of the ETSU-Western Carolina baseball series will not be video streamed on the SoCon Digital Network.


Krieg’s complete game effort lifts ETSU to win over WCU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2015) – Griffin Krieg’s (Nashville, Tenn.) birthday present came a few hours early.


Bucs open home SoCon set with Western Carolina Friday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 23, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team opens a three-game Southern Conference series with Western Carolina on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Phillips belts 10th home run in 8-4 setback at Winthrop

ROCK HILL, S.C. (April 22, 2015) – Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) blasted his team-leading 10th home run of the season and Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) drove in two runs, but it wasn’t enough to lift ETSU past Winthrop as the Eagles rallied for an 8-4 win on Wednesday night at Winthrop Ballpark.


Tennessee doubles up ETSU, 14-7

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2015) – Christin Stewart belted a pair of two-run home runs and Andrew Lee connected on a grand slam as Tennessee completed the season sweep by doubling up ETSU, 14-7, in front of 1,534 fans on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Standing Room Tickets Available for Tonight’s ETSU-UT Game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 21, 2015) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday afternoon that reserved tickets for the ETSU-Tennessee baseball game on April 21 are sold out.


ETSU hosts Tennessee Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 20, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team hosts Tennessee Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium before wrapping up midweek play at Winthrop on Wednesday. First pitch of Tuesday’s game is set for 6:05 p.m., while Wednesday’s game is a 6 p.m. start at The Winthrop Ballpark.


Bucs drop two on Saturday; Samford sweeps series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2015) – ETSU baseball couldn’t cool off a surging Samford team, who has now won seven straight games, as the Bulldogs swept the Buccaneers following a doubleheader win on Saturday at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU drops series opener to Samford, 15-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2015) – Samford plated nine second-inning runs and got eight solid innings from starter Alex Ledford as the Bulldogs defeated ETSU, 15-4, in the series opener on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU welcomes Samford this weekend in SoCon series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team welcomes Samford for a three-game conference series, beginning Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Perez rallies Virginia Tech past ETSU, 6-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2015) – Alex Perez accounted for all six of Virginia Tech’s runs and it was his two-out, two-run scoring triple in the top of the ninth that rallied the Hokies to a 6-5 win over ETSU on Wednesday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU-Appalachian State baseball game moved to April 29

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 14, 2015) – Due to inclement weather expected to hit the Tri-Cities area, Tuesday’s ETSU-Appalachian State baseball game has been moved to Wednesday, April 29 at Thomas Stadium. First pitch will still be set for 6:05 p.m.


Bucs host Appalachian State and Virginia Tech in midweek play

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2015) – Coming off its first Southern Conference series win of the season, the ETSU baseball team returns home to play nine of its next 10 games at Thomas Stadium, beginning Tuesday night against Appalachian State. On Wednesday, the Bucs host ACC foe Virginia Tech.


Krieg strikes out 10, but VMI holds on for 5-4 win over ETSU

LEXINGTON, Va. (April 12, 2015) – ETSU junior right-hander Griffin Krieg (Nashville, Tenn.) recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts, but the Buccaneers were unable to cap off the series sweep as VMI belted three home runs and defeated the Blue and Gold, 5-4, on Sunday afternoon at Gray-Minor Stadium.


ETSU holds on for series win at VMI, 9-6

LEXINGTON, Va. (April 11, 2015) – For the second straight night the Keydets loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth, but red-shirt freshman right-hander Dillon Cate (Sevierville, Tenn.) worked out of another jam as ETSU held on for a 9-6 series-clinching win over VMI on Saturday at Gray-Minor Stadium.


Bucs use long ball to claim series opener at VMI, 8-4

LEXINGTON, Va. (April 10, 2015) – Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.), Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) all belted home runs, while junior right-hander Lee Haeberle (Hendersonville, Tenn.) allowed one run in 5.2 innings as ETSU earned an 8-4 series-opening win over VMI on Friday night at Gray-Minor Stadium.


Bucs return to SoCon action this weekend at VMI

LEXINGTON, Va. (April 9, 2015) – After stepping out of conference play for five straight games, the ETSU baseball team returns to Southern Conference action this weekend as the Buccaneers open a three-game set at VMI’s Gray-Minor Stadium on Friday night.


York placed on midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list

DURHAM, N.C. (April 9, 2015) – USA Baseball released its midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Thursday and ETSU junior second baseman Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) was one of the 60 players to be part of the prestigious group.


ETSU edged by Asheville, 6-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2015) – Kyle Towles belted a pair of home runs and Hunter Bryant connected on one of his own, lifting UNC Asheville to a series sweep over ETSU, as the Bulldogs edged the Blue and Gold, 6-3, on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Tuesday’s video stream at baseball cancelled due to weather

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2015) – Due to inclement weather in and around the Tri-Cities region, Tuesday’s ETSU-UNC Asheville baseball game will not be video streamed on the SoCon Digital Network.


ETSU hosts UNC Asheville Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team returns home to host UNC Asheville in midweek action Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m.


Saint Louis posts 14-3 win over ETSU in series finale

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (April 4, 2015) – Saint Louis used a strong dose of hitting and pitching to complete the sweep of ETSU on Saturday afternoon at the Billiken Sports Complex.


St. Louis captures series with 11-4 win over ETSU

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (April 3, 2015) – Saint Louis broke a tie game by plating seven runs in the sixth inning and the Billikens clinched the series with an 11-4 victory over ETSU on Friday night at the Billiken Sports Complex.


Eight-run inning not enough to lift ETSU past St. Louis, 10-8

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (April 2, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team scored eight fourth-inning runs, but it wasn’t enough to lift the Blue and Gold past Saint Louis as Luke Sommerfeld held the Bucs scoreless for the final five innings, and the Billikens held on for a 10-8 win in the series opener on Thursday night at the Billiken Sports Complex.


ETSU opens three-game series in St. Louis Thursday night

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (April 1, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team opens a three-game non-conference series with Saint Louis on Thursday night at the Billiken Sports Complex.


Eight-run fourth carries Eagles past Bucs, 16-9

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 31, 2015) – Morehead State scored eight fourth-inning runs – highlighted by Brandon Rawe’s grand slam – and the Eagles soared past ETSU, 16-9, on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs wrap up homestand Tuesday night versus Morehead State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its four-game homestand when the Bucs host Morehead State Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium. First pitch is set for 6:05 p.m.


Skole earns 500th career win; Bucs down UNCG, 5-3

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2015) – Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) and Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) drove in the go-ahead runs in the bottom of the eighth and Dillon Cate (Sevierville, Tenn.) held UNCG scoreless for the final two innings as ETSU defeated the Spartans, 5-3, marking head coach Tony Skole’s 500th career victory on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


UNCG holds on to capture series win over ETSU, 7-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 28, 2015) – Hunter King belted a pair of two-run home runs and Bryant Stafford worked out of a bases loaded situation in the bottom of the ninth as UNCG held on for a 7-5 series-clinching win over ETSU on Saturday at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU’s late rally falls short in opener to UNCG, 8-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2015) – ETSU scored four runs in the seventh and Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) blasted a two-run home run in the bottom of ninth, but it wasn’t enough to lift Buccaneers past UNCG as the Spartans took the series opener, 8-6, on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU returns home to host UNCG in SoCon series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2015) – Coming off a rough six-game road swing, the ETSU baseball team returns home to host UNCG in a three-game Southern Conference series beginning Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs drop 8-3 decision at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 25, 2015) – Virginia Tech scored four runs in the first three innings and its pitching staff held ETSU scoreless for the final six frames en route to defeating the Bucs, 8-3, on Wednesday night at English Field.


Radford hands ETSU second consecutive walk-off setback

RADFORD, Va. (March 24, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team suffered its second consecutive walk-off loss as Brad Keen’s two-out, three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted Radford to a 7-4 victory Tuesday night at the RU Baseball Stadium.


ETSU wraps up road swing this week in Virginia

RADFORD and BLACKSBURG, Va. (March 23, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team wraps up its six-game road swing with a pair of midweek games in Virginia starting Tuesday night at Radford. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at the RU Baseball Stadium.


ETSU swept by Mercer in SoCon opener

MACON, Ga. (March 21, 2015) – The Mercer trip has given ETSU problems in the past and the theme continued this weekend.


Errors spoil Nesselt’s gem in 2-0 loss at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (March 20, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team wasted a dominating pitching performance by senior right-hander Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) as Mercer plated unearned runs in the fourth and fifth innings en route to winning the series opener, 2-0, on Friday night at Claude Smith Field.


ETSU opens SoCon play this weekend at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (March 18, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team looks to continue its winning ways as the Bucs open Southern Conference play this weekend at Mercer. ETSU heads to Macon on a four-game win streak and opens the three-game series Friday night at Claude Smith Field.


Bucs survive slugfest at Morehead State, 17-14

MOREHEAD, Ky. (March 17, 2015) – Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) and Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) both belted three-run home runs, while Andrew Lasure (Stanford, Ky.) put ETSU ahead for good with a two-run single in the ninth inning, as ETSU rallied from a seven-run deficit to defeat Morehead State, 17-14, on Tuesday at Allen Field.


York named SoCon Player of the Month for February

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 17, 2015) – Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) won two of the first three Southern Conference Player of the Week honors this season, and on Tuesday the Buccaneer infield added another accolade to his resume, as he was named the league’s Player of the Month for February.


ETSU opens six-game road swing Tuesday at Morehead State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2015) – Coming off a weekend sweep over Miami University, the ETSU baseball team now embarks on a six-game road swing beginning Tuesday afternoon at Morehead State. First pitch is set for 3 p.m. at Allen Field.


Phillips tabbed SoCon Player of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 16, 2015) – ETSU junior first baseman Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) helped guide the Buccaneers to three wins in four games last week and was named Southern Conference Player of the Week, announced the league office on Monday.


Taylor’s walk-off hit carries ETSU to sweep over Miami, 11-10

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2015) – Zach Thompson (Johnson City, Tenn.) started it and Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) finished it.


Phillips’ bomb blasts Bucs to series win over Miami, 6-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 14, 2015) – Despite being out-hit for the second straight game, ETSU junior first baseman Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) delivered the biggest one of the afternoon for the Buccaneers.


Nesselt’s career night lifts ETSU past Miami, 7-5

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 13, 2015) – Senior Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings, while junior Kevin Phillips (St. Louis, Mo.) drove in four runs – including a two-run home run in the third – as ETSU snapped its five-game losing streak with a 7-5 series-opening win over Miami on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU opens three-game home series with Miami on Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 12, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team opens a three-game non-conference home series with Miami University, beginning Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


Tennessee rallies past ETSU, 5-2

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 10, 2015) – Despite holding a one-run lead in the sixth, the ETSU baseball team couldn’t hold on as Tennessee plated two runs in the bottom of the inning and tacked on two insurance runs in the eighth to rally past Buccaneers, 5-2, on Tuesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


Bucs look for bounce-back win Tuesday at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 9, 2015) – Coming off a three-game sweep by West Virginia, the ETSU baseball team looks to bounce back into the win column Tuesday night when the Bucs travel to Knoxville for a midweek game at Tennessee. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.


West Virginia sweeps ETSU as Bucs drop series finale, 13-4

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 8, 2015) – Shaun Wood and KC Huth both belted two-run home runs and Chad Donato tossed seven innings of one-run ball as West Virginia capped off the series sweep with a 13-4 win over ETSU on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


West Virginia topples ETSU, 18-2; Mountaineers win series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 7, 2015) – West Virginia scored runs in each of the first six innings and red-shirt junior left-hander Ross Vance tossed five scoreless frames as the Mountaineers cruised to an 18-2 series-clinching win over ETSU on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Bucs squander chances in 7-6 extra-inning loss to West Virginia

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 6, 2015) – ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole was looking for a hero, but unfortunately, West Virginia’s Kyle Davis stole the role as his lead-off home run in the top of the 10th inning lifted the Mountaineers to a 7-6 series-opening win over the Buccaneers on Friday night at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU takes on West Virginia this weekend at Thomas Stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 5, 2015) – After picking up wins against the ACC and BIG EAST the last two weekends, the ETSU baseball team looks to add to the list this weekend as the Bucs host Big 12 contender West Virginia in a three-game set at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU unable to solve UNCA; Bucs fall to Bulldogs, 8-6

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2015) – For the second time in as many weeks, the ETSU baseball team fell to UNC Asheville as the Bulldogs scored five runs in the first two innings and defeated the Bucs, 8-6, on Wednesday afternoon at Greenwood Field.


Skole earns 400th win at ETSU; Bucs down Radford, 9-1

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2015) – Freshman right-hander Ryan Simpler (Lewes, Del.) tossed five scoreless innings in his first collegiate start and the Buccaneers scored six runs in the first two frames as head coach Tony Skole earned his 400th win at ETSU following a 9-1 victory over Radford.


Baseball gears up for pair of midweek games

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2015) – Coming off its third straight winning weekend, the ETSU baseball team now turns midweek play as the Bucs host Radford Tuesday afternoon, while heading to Asheville on Wednesday.


York collects second SoCon Player of the Week honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 2, 2015) – For the second time this season, ETSU junior infielder Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) was named Southern Conference Player of the Week as the league office released its weekly awards on Monday.


Bucs rally late to take series from Butler, 12-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2015) – Freshman Kain Hewitt (Gainesville, Ga.) tossed five scoreless innings out the bullpen and junior Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) belted a three-run home run in the seventh, which ignited ETSU’s late rally as the Buccaneers scored 12 unanswered runs en route to claiming the series with a 12-6 win over Butler on Sunday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Nesselt tosses gem; ETSU splits with Butler

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2015) – ETSU senior Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) loves pitching in front of the home crowd and it definitely showed on Saturday.


Bucs begin three-game home set with Butler on Saturday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2015) – The ETSU baseball team returns home to open a three-game series with BIG EAST foe Butler beginning Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium. First pitch of Saturday’s doubleheader is set for 1:05 p.m., while Sunday’s finale is also slated for 1:05 p.m.


Cook named General Shale SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) – After helping guide ETSU to a pair of wins at last weekend’s Upstate Classic, Buccaneer sophomore third baseman Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) was named General Shale Student-Athlete of the Week, which was released by Southern Conference on Wednesday.


Snow forces schedule change to this weekend’s baseball series

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2015) – The schedule to this weekend’s ETSU-Butler baseball series has been altered due to the snowfall that hit the Tri-Cities region overnight on Monday, announced head coach Tony Skole on Wednesday.


Bucs get Sunday sweep with wins over Pitt and USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 22, 2015) – The Bucs got a strong dose of starting pitching and timely hitting as ETSU swept a doubleheader by picking up wins over Pittsburgh and USC Upstate on Sunday afternoon at the Upstate Classic.


Nesselt’s career night overshadowed in 3-2 loss to UNCA

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 21, 2015) – Senior right-hander Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) recorded a career-high 10 strikeouts, but his performance was overshadowed as Joe Tietjen’s fielder’s choice RBI in the bottom of the eighth inning snapped a tie game and lifted UNC Asheville to a 3-2 win over the Buccaneers on Saturday evening at Harley Park in Spartanburg, S.C.


Bucs head to Spartanburg for Upstate Classic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 20, 2015) – Coming off a pair of wins over Eastern Kentucky in last weekend’s season opener, the ETSU baseball hits the road for the first time as the Bucs head to Spartanburg for the Upstate Classic.


Schedule changes made to this weekend’s Upstate Classic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 19, 2015) – The schedule for this weekend’s Upstate Classic has been altered due to weather conditions in Spartanburg, S.C.


York blasts his way to pair of weekly honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2015) – Following his three home run performance in the shortened series sweep over Eastern Kentucky this past weekend, ETSU junior second baseman Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) received Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week and Southern Conference Player of the Week honors, which was released on Monday.


Bucs belt three homers to sweep shortened series over EKU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 14, 2015) – The frigid temperatures couldn’t slow down the ETSU baseball team this weekend at Thomas Stadium.


York, Owenby Power Bucs to Opening Day Win Over EKU

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2015)Trey York (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Hagen Owenby (Knoxville, Tenn.) both belted two-run home runs and Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) recorded a quality start as the ETSU baseball team posted a 7-3 Opening Day win over Eastern Kentucky on Friday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.


Baseball hosts EKU in season opener this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 12, 2015) – After weeks of practice and scrimmages, the ETSU baseball team is set to open the 2015 season as the Bucs host Eastern Kentucky in a three-game non-conference series this weekend at Thomas Stadium.


Nesselt, Taylor land College Sports Madness preseason honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 10, 2015) – Senior Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) and junior Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) were named to the College Sports Madness Preseason All-Southern Conference Team, which was released on Tuesday.


Cook receives SoCon preseason honors

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 5, 2015) – ETSU sophomore Chris Cook (Kingsport, Tenn.) received Southern Conference honors, while the Buccaneers were picked to finish fourth as the league office released its baseball preseason accolades on Thursday.


ETSU Baseball spends time at Lake Ridge Elementary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2015) – Prior to gearing up for next month’s season opener, the ETSU baseball team spent time visiting second graders at Lake Ridge Elementary on Friday, Jan. 16.


Skole adds Daniel Bowman to coaching staff

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2015) – ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole announced the hiring of Daniel Bowman to the Buccaneer coaching staff on Wednesday.


Buccaneer student-athletes join "It's On Us" campaign

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 17, 2015) - Launched by the White House in September, the "It's On Us" campaign is an initiative aimed at ending sexual assaults on college campuses. Join the Buccaneers in taking the pledge by visiting itsonus.org.


Nesselt Placed on Perfect Game’s Top 100 Seniors List

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Jan. 15, 2015) – ETSU senior right-handed pitcher Jimmy Nesselt (Plantation, Fla.) was named one of the “Top 100 Seniors” by Perfect Game, which was released on Tuesday.


Baseball Releases Winter Hitting Camp Information

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 16, 2014) – East Tennessee State University head baseball coach Tony Skole and his staff released information regarding the 2015 Buccaneer Winter Hitting Camp on Tuesday.


Baseball announces 2015 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 8, 2014) – Preparations for the ETSU baseball season are underway as head coach Tony Skole released the Bucs’ 2015 schedule on Monday.


Student-athletes spread holiday cheer at annual Christmas event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 2, 2014) – A long-running ETSU Athletics tradition helped spread holiday cheer to local children Tuesday evening. As part of the 14th annual “A Buccaneer Christmas," around 70 children were treated to a special night full of activities.


Baseball inks four during early signing period

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2014) – ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole and his staff announced Thursday the Bucs have signed four student-athletes during the early signing period.


Buccaneer Sports Network announces 2014-15 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 23, 2014) – The Buccaneer Sports Network is ready once again for another exciting year of broadcasting ETSU athletics in 2014-15, announced Thursday its scheduled broadcasts for the upcoming season.


ETSU opens fall practice; Bucs announce weekend scrimmages

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2014) – The 2014-15 ETSU baseball season got underway last Friday as the Bucs opened their fall campaign at Thomas Stadium.


ETSU Baseball visits Mountain View Elementary

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2014) – Members of the ETSU baseball team spent time giving back to the community as the Bucs visited Mountain View Elementary on Wednesday morning.


ETSU baseball welcomes 20 newcomers to campus

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 21, 2014) – As a new freshman class moved into the dorms on Thursday, ETSU baseball head coach Tony Skole and his staff welcomed 20 newcomers to campus as well.


ETSU athletics officially returns to Southern Conference

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 1, 2014) – The Buccaneers are back home. After spending the past nine seasons as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics officially rejoined the Southern Conference at the stroke of midnight on Monday evening.