ETSU Men’s Soccer begins Bo Oshoniyi Era

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2014) – At a special introductory reception Thursday, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics introduced Adegboyega “Bo” Oshoniyi as the new leader of the ETSU men’s soccer program.


ETSU names Oshoniyi as new men’s soccer head coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday that Penn State assistant coach Adegboyega “Bo” Oshoniyi has been named head coach of the Buccaneers’ men’s soccer program.


ETSU soccer standout David Geno to join USL’s Charlotte Eagles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2014) – Kingsport native and ETSU soccer standout David Geno has signed to play professionally with the Charlotte Eagles of the United Soccer Leagues’ Professional Division (USL Pro).


ETSU athletics releases statement regarding men’s soccer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2014) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics released the following statement from Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander regarding the announcement Wednesday that men’s soccer head coach Scott Calabrese has accepted a position at Florida International University.


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.


Fubara named to NSCAA Scholar All-America Team

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Dec. 18, 2013) – Adding to an impressive list of career accolades, senior midfielder Itode Fubara has earned a spot on the 2013 NSCAA Senior College Men’s Scholar All-America Team.


ETSU lands three players on NSCAA All-South Region teams

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Dec. 11, 2013) – Following one of the most successful seasons in ETSU Men’s Soccer history, seniors Ryan Coulter and Itode Fubara were named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-South Region First Team, while fellow senior David Geno earned a spot on the All-Region Second Team.


ETSU soccer teams continue tradition of academic excellence

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Nov. 22, 2013) - For the third consecutive year, both the ETSU men's and women's soccer teams received the NSCAA Team Academic Award. ETSU was one of just 186 schools nationwide to have both teams recognized with the award.


NCAA first round loss brings championship season to a close

CONWAY, S.C. (Nov. 21, 2013) - Despite holding the nation's seventh-ranked offense scoreless in the second half of play, the Atlantic Sun Champion ETSU men's soccer team fell short on the road, losing, 2-0, at No. 11 Coastal Carolina Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.


ETSU prepares for first round matchup with Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. (Nov. 20, 2013) - The newly-crowned Atlantic Sun Champion ETSU men's soccer team will take on Big South Champion Coastal Carolina Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the first round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship. The match will be broadcast on the Big South Network.


Bucs to visit Coastal Carolina in first round of NCAA Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 18, 2013) – At a selection show party at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Monday, the ETSU men’s soccer team received its drawing for the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Bucs will travel to Conway, S.C., to take on Big South Champion Coastal Carolina Thursday, Nov. 21 at 7:00 p.m.


ETSU earns second A-Sun title, secures NCAA Tournament bid

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2013) - Earning its second Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Championship in four years, ETSU clinched a bid to the NCAA Tournament with a 3-1 win over North Florida Sunday afternoon in the A-Sun Championship Final.


ETSU takes on UNF in Atlantic Sun Championship Final

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2013) - Making its third Atlantic Sun Championship Final appearance in four years, the ETSU men's soccer team will take on North Florida Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1:00 p.m. with the winner clinching a berth in the NCAA Tournament. The match will be broadcast on ESPN3.com.


ETSU blanks Lipscomb, advances to A-Sun Championship Final

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2013) - ETSU's conference-best defense held steady for a full 90 minutes Friday night, shutting out Lipscomb, 1-0 and setting a new single season Atlantic Sun record for team shutouts with 10. The win propelled ETSU to its third league final appearance in four years.


Bucs battle Bisons Friday for trip to A-Sun Tournament Final

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2013) - For the second time in as many weeks, the ETSU men's soccer team will face off against Lipscomb; however, with this meeting coming in the conference tournament semifinals, the implications of the match are far more clear: win or go home.


Captains, Coulter and Hodges, win yearly A-Sun awards

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 12, 2013) – Capping a regular season marked by historic defensive performances, ETSU Men’s Soccer defensive catalysts Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) and Nate Hodges (Meridian, Miss.) have been named Atlantic Sun Goalkeeper of the Year and Defender of the Year, respectively.


Coulter, Ibsen receive Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors

MACON, Ga. (Nov. 11, 2013) – Continuing ETSU Soccer’s tradition of success both on the field and in the classroom, senior goalkeeper Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) and sophomore defender Kristoffer Ibsen (Aalborg, Denmark) have been named to the Academic All-Atlantic Sun Conference Team.


Geno’s golden goal lifts Bucs over regionally-ranked Wofford

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 5, 2013) – A 99th-minute header by senior David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) gave the ETSU men’s soccer team a 3-2 road win over SoCon regular season champion Wofford Tuesday night, extending the Bucs’ unbeaten streak to three matches. The contest was the final match of the regular season for ETSU.


ETSU visits Wofford for regular season finale

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Nov. 4, 2013) – Having concluded conference play Saturday, Nov. 2 with a 0-0 draw versus Lipscomb, the ETSU men's soccer team will travel to Wofford Tuesday, Nov. 5 for the regular season finale.


Coulter breaks A-Sun shutouts record as Bucs tie Lipscomb

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 2, 2013) - The ETSU men's soccer team capped off conference play by recording its league-leading ninth shutout of the season, tying Lipscomb, 0-0. With the result, senior goalkeeper Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) became the Atlantic Sun's all-time leader for career shutouts.


Bucs host Lipscomb Saturday for league finale, Senior Night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2013) – Entering the weekend with a two-point lead for first place in the A-Sun, the ETSU men’s soccer team will conclude conference play Saturday as it hosts Lipscomb at 7:00 p.m. Prior to the match, ETSU will honor its outgoing senior class, the winningest class in program history.


Bucs grab first place with decisive 4-1 win over USC Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2013) - The ETSU men's soccer team took control of first place in the Atlantic Sun standings after knotching a commanding 4-1 win over USC Upstate Wednesday night.


ETSU returns home to host USC Upstate

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 29, 2013) – With just two regular season conference games remaining, the ETSU men's soccer team will look to improve its league standing as it hosts USC Upstate Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:00 p.m. The Bucs are currently tied with Lipscomb for third place in the Atlantic Sun.


Road unbeaten streak snapped as Bucs fall to Norse

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Oct. 23, 2013) - The ETSU men's soccer team suffered its first road loss in nearly two months, enduring a narrow 1-0 setback at Northern Kentucky Wednesday night. The match marked just the second conference loss of the season for the second-place Bucs.


ETSU looks to extend six-match road unbeaten streak

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (Oct. 22, 2013) - The ETSU men's soccer team will look to extend its program-best six-match road unbeaten streak when it takes on Northern Kentucky Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7:00 p.m. inside NKU Stadium.


Former ETSU standout Schoenfeld scores first MLS goal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 22, 2013) - Just three years ago, Aaron Schoenfeld (Knoxville, Tenn.) helped lead ETSU to a program-record 15 wins and its first ever NCAA Tournament appearance. Saturday, Oct. 19, the former ETSU standout scored the first goal of his professional career.


Bucs take possession of second place with win at Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2013) – A 500-mile bus ride and 90 minutes of quality soccer earned the ETSU men’s soccer team its fourth conference win of the season, along with sole possession of second place in the Atlantic Sun standings.


Second-place ETSU visits the River City for Saturday showdown

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 18, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team will look to extend its five-match road unbeaten streak when it visits Jacksonville Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7:00 p.m. With league play winding down, the Bucs enter the weekend in a second-place tie with Lipscomb, while Jacksonville sits in third.


Fubara named one of ten finalists for Senior CLASS Award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Oct. 16, 2013) – Emerging from a pool of some of the nation’s most outstanding student-athletes, ETSU senior midfielder Itode Fubara (Ogbema, Nigeria) has been selected as one of ten finalists for the Senior CLASS Award.


Bucs blank Stetson, pick up third conference win

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2013) – Five different Buccaneers recorded points en route to ETSU notching a commanding 3-0 win over Stetson Sunday. With the result, senior goalkeeper Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) tied an 18-year Atlantic Sun record for most career shutouts with 23.


Late FGCU penalty kick bites Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team carried a 1-0 lead into the final seven minutes of Friday night’s match; however, a late penalty kick sparked Florida Gulf Coast, allowing the Eagles to escape Johnson City with a narrow 2-1, overtime win.


ETSU hosts Florida Gulf Coast to settle first-place tie

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team will look to extend its three-match unbeaten streak when it hosts Florida Gulf Coast Friday, Oct. 11, and Stetson Sunday, Oct. 13. ETSU and FGCU will enter Friday’s match tied for first place in the Atlantic Sun standings.


Coulter nears A-Sun record, wins defensive POTW award

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 7, 2013) – After helping ETSU to an unbeaten weekend in conference play, senior goalkeeper Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) was named Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week.


ETSU records third straight shutout in win at Mercer

MACON, Ga. (Oct. 6, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team capped off an unbeaten weekend with a 2-0 win at Mercer Sunday afternoon. The victory marked the Bucs’ third consecutive shutout and moved ETSU into a first-place tie with Florida Gulf Coast in the Atlantic Sun standings.


Bucs shut down North Florida for conference-opening road win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team recorded its conference-best sixth shutout of the season Friday night, picking up a 1-0 road win at North Florida in the team's conference opener.


Bucs open league play with highest RPI in A-Sun

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2013) – After wrapping up a challenging non-conference schedule, the ETSU men’s soccer team will open league play at North Florida Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:00 p.m. The Buccaneers were the lone Atlantic Sun team to crack the Top 50 in the NCAA’s most recent RPI rankings.


Woodruff garners A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week honors

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 30, 2013) – After helping anchor an injury-depleted lineup over the weekend, senior defender Blaike Woodruff (Georgetown, Texas) was named Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week.


Bucs tie Radford in non-conference finale

RADFORD, Va. (Sept. 29, 2013) - In its final non-conference match of the season, ETSU played to a scoreless draw against Radford Sunday night at Cupp Stadium.


ETSU looks to get back on track at Radford

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 28, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team is looking to get back on track when it visits Radford Sunday, Sept. 29 at 6:00 p.m. The Buccaneers are in the midst of a two-game loss streak, the program’s first such streak in more than a year.


Late-game magic not enough, Bucs fall to Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. (Sept. 26, 2013) – Despite a game-tying goal by senior Nate Hodges with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, ETSU fell short Thursday night, losing to rival Appalachian State, 2-1.


Bucs host Appalachian State Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2013) – Nearly a week removed from the program’s worst loss since 2010, the ETSU men’s soccer team is looking to get back on track as it hosts regional rival Appalachian State Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7:00 p.m.


ETSU unable to slow Paladins' pace, loses to Furman, 5-0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2013) – The ETSU men's soccer team suffered its first defeat in nearly a year, falling at home to regionally-ranked Furman, 5-0. Along with ending ETSU's home unbeaten streak of six matches, the loss snapped the Bucs' shutout streak of more than 440 minutes.


Bucs host Furman, look to extend shutout streak

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2013) – Entering the weekend with the second-best goals against average in the nation, ETSU will look to build on its shutout streak of nearly 425 minutes when it hosts Furman Friday, Sept. 20 at 7:00 p.m. The Buccaneers have not allowed a goal since Aug. 30.


ETSU tennis and soccer teams hold first "10-S-4 Kix" event

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2013) – In a collaborative effort, the ETSU men's tennis and men's soccer teams held the first ever “10-S-4 Kix” (Tennis for Kicks) event, welcoming a team from the Johnson City Parks & Recreational soccer league to the ETSU campus.


Coulter tabbed as TSWA Player of the Week

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2013) – Senior goalkeeper Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) earned Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades from the Tennessee Sportswriters Association after posting his third and fourth consecutive shutouts in goal for the Bucs.


Coulter named Atlantic Sun Defensive Player of the Week

MACON, Ga. (Sept. 16, 2013) – After recording a pair of shutouts over the weekend, ETSU senior goalkeeper Ryan Coulter (Dublin, Ireland) has been named Atlantic Sun Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 9.


Bucs get historic win over No. 8 UAB

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 15, 2013) – In its first ever meeting versus a Top 10 opponent, the ETSU men’s soccer team held No. 8 UAB and its top-ranked offense scoreless Sunday afternoon as the Buccaneers captured a 1-0 victory on the Blazers’ home pitch.


ETSU gets third consecutive shutout, ties Memphis

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 13, 2013) – For a third consecutive match, ETSU did not allow a goal, however, the Bucs were unable to find the scoring column, tying Memphis, 0-0, in double overtime in the opening match of the 16th Annual UAB “Soccer for a Cure” Classic.


ETSU prepares to play Memphis and No. 8 UAB

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team will head to Birmingham, Ala., this weekend to take part in the 16th annual UAB “Soccer for a Cure” Classic. The Bucs will play cross-state opponent Memphis Friday, Sept. 13 at 5:30 p.m. and No. 8 UAB Sunday, Sept. 15 at 3:30 p.m.


ETSU ties Winthrop, extends home unbeaten streak

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2013) - Despite outshooting Winthrop 16-4 after halftime, ETSU was unable to find the scoring column, tying the Eagles, 0-0. With the result, ETSU extended its home unbeaten streak to six matches.


Bucs host unbeaten Winthrop Monday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2013) - For the second time in as many matches, ETSU will host a team that advanced to the 2012 NCAA Tournament when they welcome the Winthrop Eagles to Summers-Taylor Stadium Monday, Sept. 9 at 7:00 p.m.


ETSU beats Kentucky in home opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2013) – In front of a home crowd of 1,062, the ETSU men’s soccer team bested Kentucky 1-0 Thursday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium. Freshman defender Thibault Civalier (Nice, France) recorded the eventual game-winning goal in the 47th minute.


Buccaneers host Kentucky Thursday in non-conference test

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 4, 2013) - The ETSU men’s soccer team will host Conference-USA opponent Kentucky at Summers-Taylor Stadium Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7:00 p.m. The match will be the Buccaneers’ first home contest of the 2013 season.


Men’s Soccer drops season opener at South Carolina, 1-0

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 30, 2013) – The ETSU men’s soccer team dropped its 2013 season opener as the Bucs suffered a 1-0 setback at South Carolina Friday night at Stone Stadium.


Geno named Soccer America Preseason All-American

WILTON, Conn. (August 30, 2013) – Adding to a long list of preseason accolades, ETSU senior forward David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) has been named a Preseason Men’s All-American by Soccer America.


Men's soccer opens season at South Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 29, 2013) – After enjoying a successful exhibition slate, the ETSU men’s soccer team will open regular season play Friday, Aug. 30 in Columbia, S.C. at 7:00 p.m. against the South Carolina Gamecocks.


Fubara tabbed as Senior CLASS Award candidate

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (Aug. 21, 2013) – Continuing a preseason abound with accolades, ETSU senior midfielder Itode Fubara (Ogbema, Nigeria) has been named a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award, one of the most prestigious awards in college athletics.


Geno featured on MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 20, 2013) – ETSU senior David Geno has been included among college soccer’s most outstanding players as a contender for the 2013 Missouri Athletic Club’s (MAC) Hermann Trophy.


Geno, Woodruff headline A-Sun Preseason Awards

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 15, 2013) – With the start of men’s soccer season mere weeks away, four senior Buccaneers have garnered Atlantic Sun preseason honors, with ETSU being picked to finish second in league play.


Geno named among nation’s top upperclassmen

LONG BEACH, Calif. (August 13, 2013) – ETSU senior men’s soccer player David Geno has been selected by TopDrawerSoccer.com as one of the nation’s Top 100 upperclassmen.


Fubara earns Premier Development League honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 2, 2013) – ETSU senior midfielder Itode Fubara has been named to the Southern Conference Team of the Year for the Premier Development League, placing him among the top 44 players in the nation.


ETSU men’s soccer announces 2013 recruiting class

Head coach Scott Calabrese recently announced the program’s incoming 2013 recruiting class, which will join a Buccaneers team that has advanced to the conference finals twice in the past three years.


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.


ETSU among three invited to join Southern Conference in 2014

HILTON HEAD, S.C. (May 30, 2013) – East Tennessee State University, Mercer University and the Virginia Military Institute have been extended invitations to join the Southern Conference beginning July 1, 2014, SoCon Commissioner John Iamarino announced from the league’s spring meetings Thursday.


Geno nets four in Sounders U-23 U.S. Open Cup win

SUMNER, Wash. (May 15, 2013) – ETSU men’s soccer standout David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) made noise on the national level Tuesday, scoring four goals to help Seattle Sounders U-23 defeat Doxa Italia, 5-1, in the first round of the U.S. Open Cup.