2012-13 Softball News
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May 07, 2013
MACON, Ga. (May 7, 2013) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its postseason softball honors and awards on Tuesday, naming ETSU junior Jackie Baird (Ooltewah, Tenn.) to its Academic All-Conference Team.
April 28, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2013) – The ETSU softball team’s season finale versus Kennesaw State has been cancelled due to inclement weather and will not be made up.
April 27, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2013) – Heading into Saturday, the ETSU softball team hoped it could build on a midweek win over USC Upstate to close out the season strong and honor its four graduating seniors.
April 26, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 26, 2013) – The ETSU softball team celebrates Senior Day and concludes the regular season this weekend as it takes on Kennesaw State in a three-game series at Betty Basler Field.
April 24, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 24, 2013) – Junior RHP Katie Wolff (LaGrange, Texas) quieted the nation’s No. 10 offense and senior Sam Lower (Sebring, Fla.) hit the game-winning home run as ETSU downed USC Upstate, 3-2.
April 23, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 23, 2013) – The ETSU softball team plays its first home game since April 7 on Wednesday, welcoming USC Upstate to Betty Basler Field for a single game of Atlantic Sun action at 2 p.m.
April 21, 2013
DELAND, Fla. (April 21, 2013) – Stetson used a five-run second inning to build a lead on the ETSU softball team, and held off the Buccaneers, 7-3, Sunday afternoon from Patricia Wilson Field.
April 20, 2013
DELAND, Fla. (April 20, 2013) – The ETSU softball team opened a three-game Atlantic Sun series at Stetson on Saturday afternoon, dropping both contests by scores of 2-0 and 3-0.
April 19, 2013
DELAND, Fla. (April 19, 2013) – Coming off a doubleheader sweep of Furman, the ETSU softball team hopes to break its Atlantic Sun winless streak this weekend as it takes on Stetson for three games at the Patricia Wilson Softball Field.
April 17, 2013
BOONE, N.C. (April 17, 2013) – Wednesday’s ETSU softball doubleheader at Appalachian State has been washed out and will not be made up.
April 16, 2013
GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 16, 2013) – It all clicked. The ETSU softball team got timely hitting, great pitching performances and backed it up on defense en route to a doubleheader sweep of Furman, 6-3 and 3-2, Tuesday afternoon from Pepsi Stadium.
April 15, 2013
GREENVILLE, S.C. and BOONE, N.C. (April 15, 2013) – The ETSU softball team has a pair midweek doubleheaders against old rivals from the Southern Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, as it continues its 12-game road trip against Furman and Appalachian State.
April 14, 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 14, 2013) – Northern Kentucky starting pitcher Emily Schwaeble tossed a near-perfect game while earning a hit and an RBI at the plate to lead NKU to a series sweep of the ETSU softball team, 4-0, Sunday afternoon from Frank Ignatius Grein Softball Field.
April 13, 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 13, 2013) – A 2-1 lead evaporated in the seventh inning of game one and a five-run, first-inning outburst was quickly erased in game two, as the ETSU softball team fell in an Atlantic Sun doubleheader, 3-2 and 8-5, Saturday afternoon at Northern Kentucky.
April 12, 2013
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (April 12, 2013) – The ETSU softball team takes on the Atlantic Sun’s newest member, Northern Kentucky, in a three-game series this weekend from NKU’s Frank Ignatius Grein Softball Field.
April 10, 2013
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 10, 2013) – USC Upstate showed why it is ranked 24th in the nation as the NCAA’s top offense plated 23 runs against the ETSU softball team en route to two five-inning victories, 11-0 and 12-0, Wednesday afternoon at Cyrill Softball Stadium.
April 09, 2013
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 9, 2013) – From April 10-21, the ETSU softball team is slated for 12 games away from Johnson City. It begins the stretch with its biggest challenge of the season on Wednesday at No. 24 USC Upstate.
April 07, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 7, 2013) – Heather Parker limited the ETSU softball team to just one hit and Lipscomb walked away with a series sweep by taking the finale, 7-0, Sunday afternoon from Betty Basler Field.
April 06, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 6, 2013) – Lipscomb’s starting pitching combined to throw 12 scoreless innings and the ETSU softball team was shutout in an Atlantic Sun doubleheader, 2-0 and 8-0 (F/5), Saturday from Betty Basler Field.
April 05, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 5, 2013) – Coming off a doubleheader sweep of Tennessee Tech, the ETSU softball team will look to keep the momentum going into Atlantic Sun play as it hosts Lipscomb for a three-game set this weekend from Betty Basler Field.
April 02, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 2, 2013) -- The ETSU softball team won two games in comeback fashion on Tuesday, including a six-run rally in the seventh inning of game one and a walk-off home run.
April 01, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 1, 2013) – The ETSU softball team returns home to Betty Basler Field on Tuesday as it hosts Tennessee Tech for a non-conference doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m.
March 30, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 30, 2013) – A fielding and throwing error on the final play of the game decided the outcome as the ETSU softball team suffered a defeat and series sweep to North Florida, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon from the UNF Softball Complex.
March 29, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 29, 2013) – North Florida overcame a late ETSU softball lead with five runs in the sixth inning of game one and followed that up with a 10-run offensive outburst in game two, defeating the Buccaneers by scores of 5-1 and 10-0 in five innings on Friday from the UNF Softball Complex.
March 28, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (March 28, 2013) – The ETSU softball team readies for its second road trip of the Atlantic Sun season, battling North Florida in a three-game set on Friday and Saturday from the UNF Softball Complex.
March 25, 2013
BOONE, N.C. (March 25, 2013) – Winter weather forecasted to affect Boone, N.C., on Tuesday has postponed the ETSU softball team’s doubleheader at Appalachian State.
March 24, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 24, 2013) – Precipitation through the overnight hours and into Sunday morning has cancelled the ETSU softball series finale against Florida Gulf Coast.
March 23, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 23, 2013) – The ETSU softball team opened a three-game series against Florida Gulf Coast with a doubleheader on Saturday at Betty Basler Field, but were defeated by scores of 5-0 and 10-9 in eight innings.
March 22, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 22, 2013) – The ETSU softball team hosts defending Atlantic Sun Tournament champion Florida Gulf Coast for three games this weekend at Betty Basler Field.
March 21, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2013) – The ETSU softball team’s Thursday game against Murray State has been cancelled.
March 20, 2013
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (March 20, 2013) -- Junior pitcher Katie Wolff (LaGrange, Texas) tossed a complete-game, six-hit shutout and the ETSU softball team earned a doubleheader split with Western Carolina, winning 3-0 and losing 8-1, Wednesday afternoon from the Catamount Softball Complex.
March 19, 2013
CULLOWHEE, N.C. and JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 19, 2013) – A trio of home-and-away midweek games compile the ETSU softball team’s midweek schedule as the Buccaneers play a doubleheader at Western Carolina on Wednesday before returning home for a Thursday game versus Murray State.
March 17, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 17, 2013) – A first-inning solo home run put Jacksonville ahead from the start and the ETSU softball team was never able to level the score as the Dolphins completed a three-game series sweep, 3-2, on Sunday from Betty Basler Field.
March 16, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 16, 2013) – The ETSU softball team put up eight runs against Jacksonville in game two after being shutout in the series opener, but it wasn’t enough for a win as the Dolphins took the doubleheader by scores of 4-0 and 9-8 on Saturday from Betty Basler Field.
March 15, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2013) – The ETSU softball team plays seven of its next nine games from the friendly confines of Betty Basler Field, beginning this weekend in Atlantic Sun action with a three-game series against Jacksonville.
March 14, 2013
CLINTON, S.C. (March 14, 2013) – Three Presbyterian home runs in game one and two in the latter did in the ETSU softball team on Thursday afternoon, as the Blue Hose walked away with the doubleheader sweep by scores of 4-1 and 8-4 from the PC Softball Complex.
March 13, 2013
CLINTON, S.C. (March 13, 2013) – The ETSU softball team hopes to shake off what was a rough start to the conference season, traveling to the PC Softball Complex on Thursday for a midweek doubleheader against Presbyterian.
March 10, 2013
MACON, Ga. (March 10, 2013) – A game which began with a three-run, first-inning home run off the bat of Katie Wolff (LaGrange, Texas) ended in a 10th-inning walk-off and a series sweep for Mercer as the ETSU softball team was defeated, 8-7, on Sunday afternoon from Sikes Field.
March 09, 2013
MACON, Ga. (March 9, 2013) – Nine unearned runs burned the ETSU softball team in its Atlantic Sun-opening doubleheader Saturday, allowing Mercer to run away with game one, 7-1, and rally for five runs in the fourth inning of game two to win, 5-3, at Sikes Field.
March 08, 2013
MACON, Ga. (March 8, 2013) – Winners of five of its last seven and seven of its last 10 games, the ETSU softball team looks to keep rolling this weekend when it opens Atlantic Sun Conference play in a three-game series against Mercer at Sikes Field.
March 04, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 4, 2013) – Starting pitchers Sam Harrell (Okeechobee, Fla.) and Katie Wolff (LaGrange, Texas) gave the ETSU softball team 14 quality innings of work, earning the Buccaneers a split with Bowling Green on Monday afternoon from Betty Basler Field.
March 03, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 3, 2013) – The inclement winter weather through Saturday night and into Sunday morning has cancelled all softball games scheduled for Sunday in the Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge.
March 02, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 2, 2013) -- Opening day of the Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
March 01, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2013) – The ETSU softball team will host what is forecasted to be a cold and snowy Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge this weekend, welcoming Morehead State and Bowling Green to Betty Basler Field for a series of six games.
February 28, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 28, 2013) – Winter weather has affected the 2013 Holiday Inn Buccaneer Challenge, as the start times of Saturday’s games have been moved to noon, 2 and 4 p.m.
February 27, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2013) – This weekend is a sports fan’s dream if you bleed Blue and Gold.
February 25, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2013) – The forecasted cold temperatures along with a threat of snow in Johnson City on Thursday has forced the ETSU softball doubleheader against Liberty to be rescheduled.
February 25, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Feb. 25-Mar. 3.
February 24, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2013) – For the second time this season, the ETSU softball team rallied for five runs in its last turn at-bat, defeating Siena College in dramatic fashion, 5-4, Sunday afternoon at Betty Basler Field to earn a three-game series sweep of the Saints.
February 23, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2013) – Senior shortstop Sam Lower (Sebring, Fla.) launched two homers, including her first collegiate grand slam, to help the ETSU softball team take two games from Siena College in the Bucs’ home openers Saturday at Betty Basler Field.
February 22, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2013) – The ETSU softball team opens the home season this weekend, welcoming Siena College to Betty Basler Field for a three-game series.
February 18, 2013
MACON, Ga. (Feb. 18, 2013) – Leading the ETSU softball team to three wins by hitting .647 at the College of Charleston Classic, including a game-winning home run against the Cougars, junior Jackie Baird (Ooltewah, Tenn.) was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.
February 17, 2013
MT PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 17, 2013) – The ETSU softball team closed out the College of Charleston Classic on Sunday afternoon from Patriots Point against Akron, bringing another game to extra innings but ultimately falling in eight, 3-2.
February 16, 2013
MT PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2013) – The ETSU softball team had two amazing finishes and secured two wins on day two of the College of Charleston Classic.
February 15, 2013
MT PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 15, 2013) – With the help of freshman pitcher Sam Harell (Okeechobee, Fla.) tossing her first collegiate shutout and junior third baseman Jackie Baird (Ooltewah, Tenn.) going 6-for-7 at the plate, the ETSU softball team earned its first win of the season.
February 14, 2013
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (Feb. 14, 2013) – The ETSU softball team is slated for five games this weekend, taking part in the College of Charleston Classic at the Patriots Point Athletics Complex.
February 13, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 13, 2013) – With opening weekend in the books, ETSU softball head coach Brad Irwin sat down with the media relations staff to answer some questions and update the fans and media about the status of the team.
February 11, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2013) – Find out what's happening in ETSU Athletics for the week of Feb. 11-17.
February 09, 2013
AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 9, 2013) – The ETSU softball team found no better luck on day two of the Plainsmen Invitational Saturday from Jane B. Moore Field, getting shutout by Austin Peay in the Governors’ season opener, 5-0, and ending the tournament with a, 10-1, loss to Army in the night cap.
February 08, 2013
AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 8, 2013) – The ETSU softball team took the field for the first time in 2013 on Friday at the Plainsmen Invitational, hosted by Auburn, but suffered their first two defeats at the hands of the Tigers, 11-3, and Kent State, 5-4.
February 07, 2013
AUBURN, Ala. (Feb. 7, 2013) – Six weeks of fall ball and four weeks of spring practices are finally complete, as the ETSU softball team opens a new chapter this weekend at Jane B. Moore Field in Auburn, Ala., competing in four games as part of the Plainsmen Invitational.
February 04, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2013) – Below is a list of all the ETSU athletic events taking place for the week of Feb. 4-10.
January 31, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2013) – As the ETSU softball team progresses through the preseason, head coach Brad Irwin sat down with the media relations staff to answer some questions and update the fans and media about the status of the team.
January 16, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2013) – With first pitch less than a month away, the ETSU softball team reported to Betty Basler Field over the weekend for its first practice to start what hopes to be a successful 2013 campaign.
December 07, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 7, 2012) – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association released its 2011-12 All-America Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, with ETSU landing nine on the list to top all Atlantic Sun member institutions.
December 06, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 6, 2012) – ETSU softball head coach Brad Irwin released the 2013 softball schedule on Thursday, in which the Buccaneers will play in three tournaments and host 25 games at Betty Basler Field, including the Buccaneer Challenge.
November 22, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 22, 2012) – ETSU softball head coach Brad Irwin announced the signing of five new Buccaneers to the 2013-14 recruiting class on Thanksgiving Thursday.
October 17, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2012) – ETSU softball wrapped up its fall season last week after having six weeks of team practices and seven games at Betty Basler Field.
October 03, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2012) – BucWild wants to remind ETSU students about one of its newest advantages to becoming a member and showing Buccaneer pride by allowing all students the opportunity to win free Mellow Mushroom pizza for a year and the chance to win an Apple IPad2.
October 01, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2012) - ETSU head softball coach Brad Irwin announced Monday night, due to potential inclement weather Tuesday's doubleheader versus Walters State has been pushed back to Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Betty Basler Field.
October 01, 2012
JOHNSON CITY (Sept. 27, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday the Bucs have teamed up with TextCaster to launch a new text messaging communications service to its fans called “Buc Updates” for the 2012-13 season.
September 10, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 10, 2012) – Preparations for the 2013 ETSU softball season began on Monday as the Lady Bucs opened fall practice at Betty Basler Field.
August 22, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 22, 2012) – The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday it has partnered with Stat Broadcast to run live stats for Buccaneer sporting events this upcoming 2012-13 season.
August 02, 2012
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 2, 2012) – Head East Tennessee State University softball coach Brad Irwin announced Thursday afternoon that former Virginia Tech pitcher, Kenzie Roark, will join his staff this fall as ETSU’s pitching coach.
July 19, 2012
MACON, Ga. (July 19, 2012) – With the start of the 2012-13 athletic season right around the corner, the Atlantic Sun Conference is having a challenge to see which school has the top mascot.
WTEN ETSU
Oct 21 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MSOC ETSU 4 Lexington, Va.
Oct 21 VMI 0
VB The Citadel 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 21 ETSU 3
FB ETSU Kingsport, Tenn.
Oct 23, 6:00 p.m. Scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium
MSOC ETSU 0 Greenville, S.C.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Furman 3
VB ETSU 2 Birmingham, Ala.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Samford University 3
WGOLF Palmetto Intercollegiate Kiawah Island, S.C.
Oct 26 10th of 20
WSOC ETSU 2 Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 26 Western Carolina 3
MSOC UNC Greensboro 1 OT
Oct 28 ETSU 0
MBB Blue/Gold Scrimmage Freedom Hall
Oct 30, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WTEN ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 31 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Oct 31, 7:00 p.m. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
WTEN ETSU
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. University of Tennessee Fall Invite
WBB Milligan College Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 12:00 p.m. ETSU
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 3:00 p.m. Homecoming scrimmage
WSOC ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 5:30 p.m. UNC Greensboro
VB University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. ETSU