2013-14 Men's Soccer News
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April 02, 2014
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.
March 27, 2014
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.
February 25, 2014
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).
January 22, 2014
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.
January 07, 2014
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.
December 18, 2013
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.
December 11, 2013
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.
November 22, 2013
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.
November 21, 2013
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.
November 20, 2013
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.
November 18, 2013
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.
November 17, 2013
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.
November 16, 2013
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.
November 15, 2013
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.
November 14, 2013
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.
November 12, 2013
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.
November 11, 2013
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.
November 05, 2013
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.
November 02, 2013
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.
November 02, 2013
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.
November 01, 2013
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.
October 30, 2013
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.
October 29, 2013
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.
October 23, 2013
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.
October 22, 2013
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.
October 22, 2013
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.
October 19, 2013
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.
October 18, 2013
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.
October 16, 2013
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.
October 13, 2013
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.
October 11, 2013
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.
October 10, 2013
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.
October 07, 2013
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.
October 06, 2013
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.
October 04, 2013
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.
October 03, 2013
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.
September 30, 2013
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.
September 29, 2013
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.
September 28, 2013
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.
September 26, 2013
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.
September 25, 2013
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.
September 20, 2013
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.
September 19, 2013
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.
September 18, 2013
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.
September 17, 2013
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.
September 16, 2013
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.
September 15, 2013
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.
September 13, 2013
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.
September 12, 2013
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.
September 09, 2013
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.
September 08, 2013
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.
September 05, 2013
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.
September 04, 2013
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.
August 30, 2013
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.
August 30, 2013
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.
August 29, 2013
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.
August 21, 2013
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.
August 20, 2013
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.
August 15, 2013
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.
August 13, 2013
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.
August 02, 2013
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.
July 24, 2013
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.
July 03, 2013
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.
June 11, 2013
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.
June 01, 2013
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.
May 15, 2013
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.
MCC NCAA South Regional Tallahassee, Fla.
Nov 14 13 of 22
WCC NCAA South Regional Tallahassee, Fla.
Nov 14 23 of 29
VB ETSU 3 Charleston, S.C.
Nov 14 The Citadel 1
WBB ETSU 81 Final
Nov 14 University of North Carolina at Asheville 68
MBB ETSU 76 F
Nov 14 Valparaiso 90
VB ETSU 3 Macon, Ga.
Nov 15 Mercer University 1
WBB High Point University 76 Final
Nov 17 ETSU 84
MBB Virginia-Wise 66 F
Nov 18 ETSU 111
WBB Appalachian State University 76 Final
Nov 19 ETSU 70
WBB ETSU Loretto, Pa.
Nov 21, 7:00 p.m. Saint Francis University
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 22, 12:00 p.m. No. 5 Western Carolina (SoCon Quarterfinal)
MBB UNC Asheville Freedom Hall
Nov 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 23, 7:00 p.m. Southern Conference Tournament (Semifinals)
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Nov 24, 7:00 p.m. Southern Conference Tournament (Championship)
MBB ETSU Rock Hill, S.C.
Nov 24, 7:00 p.m. Winthrop
WBB ETSU Terre Haute, Ind.
Nov 24, 8:00 p.m. Indiana State University
WBB ETSU Bloomington, Ind.
Nov 26, 2:00 p.m. Indiana University
WBB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Nov 29, 5:00 p.m. Virginia Tech University
MBB ETSU Morehead, Ky.
Dec 1, 7:00 p.m. Morehead State