THEN AND NOW: A look back at two ETSU alums

When it comes to connecting the ETSU and Virginia Tech softball programs there is more in common than a couple hour drive to Blacksburg, Va....


Hackworth, Hardy and Jett receive All-Tournament Team honors

DELAND, Fla. (May 10, 2008) - The ETSU softball team did not have anyone named to the 2008 Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team on Wednesday, but three talented Lady Buccaneer players stepped their game up this weekend in the conference tournament and walked away with All-Tournament Team accolades Saturday evening from Patricia Wilson Field....


ETSU makes history with tournament win over Gardner-Webb, 4-3

DELAND, Fla. (May 9, 2008) - This 2008 ETSU softball season has already been a record-breaking year, but more marks continued to fall on Friday afternoon when the Lady Bucs defeated Gardner-Webb, 4-3, in the Atlantic Sun Tournament from Patricia Wilson Field....


Softball Bucs' run for A-Sun title falls short with 5-2 loss to Campbell

DELAND, Fla. (May 9, 2008) - The ETSU softball team saw its run for a conference title fall short in Friday night's semifinal game to Campbell from Patricia Wilson Field. The Camels scored two runs in the first and tacked on three more in the third and advanced to tomorrow's championship game with a 5-2 victory over the Lady Bucs....


Hardy's three-hit shutout carries ETSU to victory over Mercer

DELAND, Fla. (May 8, 2008) - Sophomore right-hander Marissa Hardy (Rocklin, Calif.) has been the ace of ETSU's pitching staff all season. Hardy carried the dominance into game one of the 2008 Atlantic Sun Tournament as her three-hit shutout lifted the Softball Bucs to a 2-0 victory over Mercer Thursday morning from Patricia Wilson Field....


Late ETSU rally falls short against Campbell, 6-3

DELAND, Fla. (May 8, 2008) - Sophomore Katy Jett (Talbott, Tenn.) drove in all three RBIs for ETSU on Thursday night, but it was still not enough to down Campbell as the Camels went on to win the final game of day one at the Atlantic Sun Tournament, 6-3, from Patricia Wilson Field....


Softball Bucs begin quest for first-ever conference title Thursday morning

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (May 7, 2008) - After an 11-day hiatus, the ETSU softball team finally returns back to the diamond when they open the 2008 Atlantic Sun Tournament hosted Holiday Inn against Mercer at 9 a.m. from Patricia Wilson Field....


ASun.TV Showcases Softball and Baseball Tournaments

MACON, Ga. (May 5, 2008) - With the regular seasons winding down in both softball and baseball, Atlantic Sun Conference teams begin preparations for the conference tournament and an opportunity to secure the league's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. All of the action from the 2008 Atlantic Sun Softball and Baseball Championships will be webcast live on ASun.TV and is available to new subscribers for only $9.99. To purchase a subscription or view ASun.TV's championship schedule, visit www.asun.tv. ...


ETSU Softball to face Mercer in opening round of A-Sun Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 27, 2008) - The ETSU softball team will open the 2008 Atlantic Tournament hosted by Holiday Inn against Mercer at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 8 in DeLand, Fla. Games will be played at Patricia Wilson Field and is hosted by Stetson University....


Hardy's three-hit shutout carries ETSU to a split over Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 26, 2008) - Sophomore right-hander Marissa Hardy (Rocklin, Calif.) tossed a three-hit shutout and ETSU's surging offense rewarded her by pounding out 13 hits en route to a 6-0 victory over Kennesaw State in game one Saturday afternoon from Bailey Park. Hardy battled Angela Lopez pitch-by-pitch in game two, but Lyndsay McCurry's two-out RBI single to right snapped a scoreless affair in the fifth and lifted the Owls to 1-0 win in game two. ...


Softball Bucs split doubleheader thriller with Mercer

MACON, Ga. (April 25, 2008) - The ETSU and Mercer softball squads traded leads and battled wire-to-wire in Friday's doubleheader from Sikes Field. In game one, the Lady Buccaneers survived everything the Bears threw at them, and in the end, ETSU walked away with a 5-4 victory after knocking out 11 hits. Unfortunately, Mercer rallied past the Softball Bucs, 5-3, in the nightcap to force a split in conference play....


Softball Bucs look to improve their seeding this weekend in Georgia

MACON, Ga. (April 24, 2008) - There is still a lot to be decided in the Atlantic Sun Tournament race with four games remaining for the ETSU softball team. The Lady Buccaneers currently hold the No. 4 seed in next month's conference tournament, but if the cards fall the right way ETSU can jump as high as a two seed; however, they can also drop down to the sixth spot if the teams from Georgia play spoilers this weekend....


ETSU has fun in home finale; Lady Bucs sweep Western Carolina

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 23, 2008) - The ETSU softball team received strong outings from Ashley Boyd (Chattanooga, Tenn.) and Darci Gilbert (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) in the circle, and the Lady Bucs as a team provided some explosive offense en route to its sixth sweep of the season Wednesday afternoon from Metro-Kiwanis Park. The Softball Bucs defeated Western Carolina, 5-1, in the opener and swept the Catamounts out of the friendly confines with a 5-3 win in the nightcap....


Mangrum caps off solid recruiting class with the signing of Delisa and Socha

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 22, 2008) - Head coach Andrea Mangrum and her staff put the finishing touches on the Softball Bucs' 2008 recruiting class Tuesday afternoon as they announced Marlina Delisa (Tucson, Ariz.) and Whitney Socha (Houston, Texas) have signed their national letter of intent to play for ETSU next season....


Softball Bucs fall to 18th-ranked Virginia Tech, 6-0

BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 22, 2008) - The ETSU softball team could not handle the 18th-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies Tuesday night in the State Line Classic from Whitetop Creek Park in Bristol, Tenn. The Hokies took advantage of two big innings and walked away with a 6-0 victory....


ETSU Softball faces 19th-ranked Virginia Tech Tuesday evening

BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 21, 2008) - The ETSU softball team kicks off its final week of regular season play with a meeting against 19th-ranked Virginia Tech Tuesday evening in the State Line Classic. First pitch of the single game is set for 6:30 p.m. from Whitetop Creek Park, located across from the Bristol Motor Speedway....


Softball Bucs lock up A-Sun Tournament berth Friday night

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 18, 2008) - The ETSU softball team received an early Christmas gift Friday night as the Lady Bucs learned they clinched a spot in next month's Atlantic Sun Tournament. Stetson's sweep over Jacksonville solidified ETSU's mark in the conference tournament....


Softball Bucs rally back to force a split with Campbell

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 17, 2008) - After dropping a 2-1 heartbreaker to Campbell in game one, the ETSU softball team exploded for 12 hits and dropped the Lady Camels, 8-2, in the nightcap to force a split Thursday afternoon from Metro-Kiwanis Park....


ETSU Softball looks to clinch tournament berth on Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 16, 2008) - The ETSU softball team gears up for a critical conference doubleheader Thursday afternoon when they host the Campbell Lady Camels at Metro-Kiwanis Park. First pitch is slated for 2 p.m....


Henderson's blast, Hardy's 14 strikeouts help Softball Bucs split with Stetson

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 15, 2008) - Freshman Katie Henderson (Jackson, Tenn.) drilled a two-run bomb over the center field fence and sophomore right-hander Marissa Hardy (Rocklin, Calif.) notched her sixth 10-plus strikeout performance with 14 punch outs, lifting the ETSU softball team to a 4-3 victory over Stetson in game one Tuesday afternoon from Metro-Kiwanis Park. The Hatters' Erica Demers tossed her fifth shutout of the season and Stetson took the second game, 5-0....


Surging Softball Bucs look to top the Hatters Monday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2008) - The ETSU softball team looks to continue its winning ways when they host Stetson in a critical conference doubleheader Monday afternoon from Metro-Kiwanis Park. First pitch is set for 1 p.m....


Inclement weather moves doubleheader with Stetson to Tuesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 13, 2008) - With the threat of rain and snow showers expected to hit the Tri-Cities area Monday, both the ETSU and Stetson softball teams have decided to move its doubleheader to Tuesday. First pitch is still set for 1 p.m. at Metro-Kiwanis Park....


ETSU's clutch hitting and dominate pitching sweep by Longwood on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 12, 2008) - The ETSU softball team gave seniors Amanda Haverman (Kirkwood, Mo.) and Briana Knight (Brier, Wash.) the best Senior Day gift they could receive as the Lady Bucs swept Longwood Saturday afternoon from Metro-Kiwanis Park....


ETSU softball hosts Longwood Saturday afternoon on Senior Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 11, 2008) - The ETSU softball team begins its stretch run Saturday afternoon when the Lady Bucs host Longwood on Senior Day. First pitch of the doubleheader is set for 2 p.m. at Metro-Kiwanis Park....


Hardy posts second straight shutout in split over Appalachian State

BOONE, N.C. (April 9, 2008) - Sophomore Marissa Hardy (Rocklin, Calif.) has been lights out in the circle over her last three starts....


Softball closes out road swing at Appalachian State Wednesday

BOONE, N.C (April 8, 2008) - The ETSU softball team wraps up an eight-game road trip Wednesday afternoon as they head over the mountain to face old SoCon rival Appalachian State from the ASU Softball Stadium. First pitch of the doubleheader is scheduled for 3:30 p.m....


History repeats itself for Softball Bucs with sweep over Belmont

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 6, 2008) - Exactly one year ago to the date the ETSU softball team swept Belmont in Johnson City, and on Sunday the Lady Bucs accomplished the same feat after piecing together two solid performances at Aquinas Field. The Softball Bucs began the afternoon with a 5-2 win in the opener and capped off the sweep with a 12-0 victory in game two....


Hardy, Hackworth guide Softball Bucs to split over Lipscomb

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 5, 2008) - Sophomore right-hander Marissa Hardy (Rocklin, Calif.) tossed her 13th complete game of the season and junior Jessie Hackworth's (Clinton, Tenn.) RBI triple in the fifth helped lift ETSU to a 4-1 victory over Lipscomb in Saturday's opener from Draper Diamond. The Lady Bisons managed to pull off a split by taking the nightcap, 3-2, on Abby Keese's game-winning home run in the bottom of the fourth....


Soggy weather pushes softball doubleheaders back a day in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2008) - Due to the large amount of rain that has hit the Nashville region, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced Friday afternoon they have pushed ETSU's doubleheaders with Lipscomb and Belmont back a day....


Soggy weather pushes softball doubleheaders back a day in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2008) - Due to the large amount of rain that has hit the Nashville region, the Atlantic Sun Conference announced Friday afternoon they have pushed ETSU's doubleheaders with Lipscomb and Belmont back a day....


Lady Bucs look to make some noise on the Boulevard

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 3, 2008) - Last season the ETSU softball team piled up 48 runs on 47 hits against the conference rivals from Nashville and this weekend the Lady Bucs could use some of that offensive explosion to get themselves back in the Atlantic Sun race when they travel to the Music City. Should the rains hold off, ETSU will begin its two-day, four-game trip with Lipscomb Friday evening at 6 p.m. EST from Draper Diamond. However, local weather forecasts are predicting over two inches of rain in Nashville tomorrow, but the teams are going to wait until Friday afternoon to decide if they need to reschedule the series....


Softball Bucs swept by No. 12 Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 2, 2008) - The ETSU softball team went toe-to-toe with the 12th ranked Tennessee Lady Vols in the opener of Wednesday's doubleheader, but Tiffany Huff's two-out game-winning RBI single in the seventh lifted UT to a 4-3 victory from Lee Softball Stadium. Tennessee capped off the sweep with a 7-0 victory in the nightcap. ...


Softball travels to No. 12 Tennessee on Wednesday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (April 1, 2008) - The ETSU softball team has played a rigorous non-conference schedule this season and on Wednesday night it will not get any easier as the Lady Bucs face 12th-ranked Tennessee from Lee Softball Stadium. First pitch of the doubleheader is set for 5 p.m....


Softball doubleheader with Tennessee moved to Wednesday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 31, 2008) - With the local weather forecast in Knoxville calling for a 60 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms on Tuesday, the decision has been made to postpone the previously scheduled doubleheader between No. 9 Tennessee and ETSU. The two-game set will now be contested the following evening on Wed., April 1, at 5 and 7 p.m. at the Lee Softball Stadium....


Softball doubleheader with Tennessee moved to Wednesday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (March 31, 2008) - With the local weather forecast in Knoxville calling for a 60 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms on Tuesday, the decision has been made to postpone the previously scheduled doubleheader between No. 9 Tennessee and ETSU. The two-game set will now be contested the following evening on Wed., April 2, at 5 and 7 p.m. at the Lee Softball Stadium....


ETSU Softball drops doubleheader to Jacksonville

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 30, 2008) - Last season the ETSU softball team swept Jacksonville to move into sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun. On Sunday, the Dolphins got revenge as they jumped ahead of the Lady Bucs in the conference standings by sweeping a doubleheader at a chilly Metro-Kiwanis Park. JU handed ETSU its second straight shutout in the opener, 5-0, and capped things off with a 4-1 win in game two. ...


ETSU and Jacksonville face off in critical conference showdown on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 29, 2008) - The East Tennessee State softball team have won seven of its last 10 games, but after being swept by UNF on Friday the Lady Bucs lost some of their momentum. ETSU has the chance to get back on track this Sunday when they host Jacksonville at 1 p.m. from Metro-Kiwanis Park....


UNF's hot hitting cools off Softball Bucs

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 28, 2008) - Both North Florida and ETSU rolled into Metro-Kiwanis Park on a hot streak, but after the completion of Friday's doubleheader it was the Lady Ospreys who remained on fire by sweeping the Lady Bucs. UNF cooled off ETSU in a critical conference showdown by defeating the Softball Bucs 7-1 in the opener and 11-0 (five innings) in game two....


Softball Bucs look to distance themselves in A-Sun standings this weekend

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 27, 2008) - The Softball Bucs are one of five teams that hold a .500 mark in league play, but after facing North Florida and Jacksonville this weekend at Metro-Kiwanis Park ETSU will hope to break from the middle of the pack and become one of the Atlantic Sun frontrunners for a conference title....


ETSU Softball releases summer camp information

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2008) - Head coach Andrea Mangrum and her staff released information regarding its summer camps Wednesday afternoon....


Hardy mows down the Blue Hose; Lady Bucs sweep Presbyterian

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 26, 2008) - This will be one birthday sophomore Marissa Hardy (Rocklin, Calif.) will never forget....


Softball hosts Presbyterian on Student-Athlete Day

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 25, 2008) - The ETSU softball team begins a six-game homestand this Wednesday afternoon when the Lady Buccaneers host Presbyterian College on Student-Athlete Day. First pitch of the doubleheader is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Metro-Kiwanis Park....


Softball Bucs' surge in game two forces split with Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 24, 2008) - After being shutout by USC Upstate 6-0 in game one, the ETSU softball team forced a split by exploding for four runs in the fifth and five more in the sixth en route to a 13-6 victory in the nightcap Monday evening from Cyrill Field....


Softball Bucs look to continue winning ways Monday at Upstate

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Mar. 23, 2008) - The ETSU softball team will put its four-game win streak on the line Monday evening when they the travel to Spartanburg, S.C. and face conference newcomer USC Upstate. First pitch of the doubleheader is set for 5 p.m. from Cyrill Stadium....


Bucs sweep Bulldogs in Atlantic Sun action

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 21, 2008) - Seventh inning heroics in game two by Briana Knight (Brier, Wash.) and Cheniece Cason (Moreno Valley, Calif.) helped the Bucs earn the doubleheader sweep over Gardner-Webb, winning 4-2, 3-2 Friday afternoon at Metro-Kiwanis Park....


ETSU sweeps past Milligan in softball doubleheader

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 20, 2008) - Getting a pair of late scores in both games, the ETSU softball team enjoyed a doubleheader sweep of nearby Milligan College, winning 6-4 and 4-3 Thursday afternoon at Metro Kiwanis Park....


Softball Bucs look to bounce back Thursday versus Milligan

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 19, 2008) - After being swept by conference leader Florida Gulf Coast in the Atlantic Sun opener on Sunday, the ETSU softball team looks to bounce back and get into the win column when the Lady Bucs tangle with Milligan Thursday afternoon from Metro-Kiwanis Park. First pitch of the doubleheader is slated for 3 p.m....


Softball moves series with Milligan to Thursday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 18, 2008) With the threat of heavy thunderstorms forecasted to hit the Tri-Cities area on Wednesday afternoon, both the ETSU and Milligan softball programs decided to push its doubleheader to Thursday. First pitch is now slated for 3 p.m. at Metro-Kiwanis Park....


Softball Bucs swept by Florida Gulf Coast in Atlantic Sun opener

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 16, 2008) - The ETSU softball team was swept by conference-leading Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday afternoon from a chilly Metro-Kiwanis Park. The Eagles took game one, 11-0 in five innings, and finished off the sweep with a 4-3 come-from-behind victory in the nightcap. ...


ETSU Softball hosts conference newcomer Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 15, 2008) - The ETSU softball team opens Atlantic Sun play by hosting conference newcomer Florida Gulf Coast Sunday afternoon from Metro-Kiwanis Park. First pitch of the doubleheader is set for 2 p.m....


Softball Bucs split home opener with Tennessee Tech behind Hardy's career-high 12K's

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 12, 2008) - Sophomore Marissa Hardy (Rocklin, Calif.) was almost untouchable in game one against Tennessee Tech Wednesday afternoon as she posted a new career-high 12 strikeouts and lifted ETSU to a 3-1 victory; however, the Golden Eagles' bats woke up in the nightcap and won 10-3 from Metro-Kiwanis Park....


ETSU Softball takes on Tennessee Tech in home opener Wednesday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Mar. 11, 2008) - With 22 games all ready in the books, the ETSU softball team will finally enjoy its home opener as they take on Tennessee Tech Wednesday afternoon in a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. from Metro Kiwanis Park....


Softball shuts out Coastal Carolina, falls to UIC on final day of UA Invitational

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Mar. 9, 2008) - Sophomore hurler Marissa Hardy (Rocklin, Calif.) tossed a two-hit shutout and ETSU plated four runs in the top of the fifth en route to a 5-0 victory over Coastal Carolina; however, the Lady Bucs were blanked 2-0 by UIC in the final game of the Under Armour Invitational on Sunday from the Eddie C. Moore Sports Complex....


Softball Bucs' rally falls short versus Hofstra, 5-2

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Mar. 8, 2008) - After battling bad weather the past couple days, the ETSU softball team was able to get in an entire game Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately, for the Softball Bucs their seventh inning rally fell short and lost to Hofstra, 5-2, in ETSU's third game of the Under Armour Invitational from the Eddie C. Moore Sports Complex....


ETSU Softball falls to No. 13 Baylor at Under Armour Invitational

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Mar. 7, 2008) - The ETSU softball team went toe-to-toe with 13th-ranked Baylor, but with the game tied at two in the top of the fifth the Bears broke things open, scoring six runs to come away with an 8-2 victory Friday afternoon in the Under Armour Invitational from the Eddie C. Moore Sports Complex. ...


Softball Bucs fall to Michigan State, 12-0

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Mar. 6, 2008) - The ETSU women's softball team managed to get in one game before heavy rains moved into the Clearwater region; however, the news for the Lady Bucs was not positive as Michigan State posted a 12-0 shutout Thursday morning in the Under Armour Invitational from the Eddie C. Moore Sports Complex....


ETSU Softball prepares for Under Armour Invitational

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Mar. 5, 2008) - The ETSU softball team wraps up its season-long 22-game road stretch this weekend as the Lady Buccaneers get set to play in the Under Armour Invitational Thursday morning from the Eddie C. Moore Sports Complex in Clearwater, Fla....


Softball Bucs nip the Zips, 1-0

Mt. PLEASANT, S.C. (Mar. 2, 2008) - With one out in the bottom of eighth, freshman Katie Henderson (Jackson, Tenn.) broke the stalemate as she scored from third on Amanda Haverman's (Kirkwood, Mo.) slow roller to short for the game-winning run as the Lady Bucs nipped the Zips, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at the College of Charleston Tournament from Patriot's Point Field....


Softball Bucs blast Marist, rally past UNC-Wilmington in Charleston

Mt. PLEASANT, S.C. (Mar. 1, 2008) - The ETSU softball team first plated six runs in the first and tacked on seven more in the third en route to a 16-1 five-inning thumping over Marist, and followed that up with a hard-fought win over UNC-Wilmington, 3-2, on the second day of the College of Charleston Tournament Saturday from Patriot's Point Field....


Softball Bucs split day one in Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 29, 2008) - After falling to College of Charleston for the second time this month, the ETSU softball team managed to pull off a split by knocking off Howard, 5-2, in the nightcap of the College of Charleston Tournament Friday from Patriot's Point. ...


ETSU Softball gears up for College of Charleston Tournament

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2008) - The ETSU softball team continues its grueling stretch of tournament play this weekend as they gear up for the College of Charleston Tournament. ETSU opens up with the host Cougars Friday at 4 p.m. from the College of Charleston Softball Stadium at Patriot's Point....


ETSU softball falls on final day of Chattanooga Challenge

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2008) - Senior Amanda Haverman's (Kirkwood, Mo.) solo home run in the top of the fourth inning was the only offensive output ETSU came up with Sunday, as Eastern Kentucky handed the Lady Bucs a 4-1 loss on the final day of the Chattanooga Challenge from Jim Frost Stadium....


Softball Bucs go from high to low on day two of Chattanooga Challenge

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 23, 2008) - The ETSU softball team began day two of the Chattanooga Challenge rallying past Bowling Green, 5-4, but after hitting its high note the Lady Buccaneers came crashing down after having their four-run lead evaporate and fell 6-5 to Ball State in the nightcap at Frost Stadium. ...


ETSU softball ends losing skid, splits day one of Chattanooga Challenge

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 22, 2008) - The ETSU softball team snapped its six-game losing streak with an 8-0 victory over St. Francis (Pa.) in game one of the Chattanooga Challenge Friday afternoon; however, the Lady Bucs were shut down in game two, 1-0, to host UTC from Frost Stadium....


ETSU softball looks to bounce back at this weekend's Chattanooga Challenge

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2008) - Coming off a disappointing showing at last weekend's Cox Communications Classic in Florida, the ETSU softball team looks to get back on track as they get set to compete in the Chattanooga Challenge beginning this Friday. The Lady Bucs square off with St. Francis (Pa.) at 2:15 p.m. from Frost Stadium....


Softball Bucs' losing streak hits six after blowing four-run lead to College of Charleston

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2008) - Things were looking bright for the Softball Bucs after the first 4.5 innings of play Sunday morning as they led 4-0, but College of Charleston tied the game with a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh and scored the game winning run when Darci Gilbert (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) hit Kristi Woodall with the bases loaded in the eighth, rallying the Cougars past ETSU, 5-4, at the Cox Communications Classic....


ETSU Softball continues to struggle in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2008) - For the second straight day the ETSU softball dropped a pair of games at the Cox Communications Classic as they fell to 11th-ranked Florida in the first game, 10-1, then followed that up with a 7-3 loss to Stetson in a non-conference battle from the Pressly Softball Stadium on Saturday....


Offensive woes leave Softball Bucs grounded in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2008) - The ETSU softball team were left seeing zeros after being shut out on the first day of the Cox Communications Classic on Friday from the Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium. The Lady Bucs fell to ACC foe North Carolina 8-0 in the first game, and lost 9-0 in the nightcap to the host and 11th-ranked Florida Gators....


ETSU softball travels to Gainesville for Cox Communications Classic

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2008) - After opening the 2008 season with a split at Furman, the ETSU softball team now enters a stretch where they play in four difficult tournaments, beginning this weekend with the Cox Communications Classic. The three day five-game tournament kicks off Friday morning when the Lady Bucs tangle with ACC foe North Carolina at 9 a.m. from Katie Seashole Pressly Softball Stadium....


Hackworth's slam lifts ETSU to a season-opening split over Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 9, 2008) - Junior Jessie Hackworth's (Clinton, Tenn.) grand slam in the top of the seventh lifted the ETSU softball team to a 7-0 victory over Furman in game one; however, the Lady Paladins spoiled the Lady Buccaneers' chances of pulling off a sweep for the second straight season as they rallied past ETSU, 5-3, in the nightcap Saturday afternoon at Pepsi Stadium....


ETSU Softball opens season Saturday at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 8, 2008) - Coming off its best offensive season in school history, the ETSU softball program will open its 2008 schedule this Saturday afternoon when the Lady Bucs take on the Furman Paladins. First pitch is set for 1 p.m. at Pepsi Stadium....


Haverman and Jett named Preseason All-Conference; Lady Bucs picked to finish fifth

MACON, Ga. (Jan. 31, 2008) - The ETSU softball team was one of two programs in the Atlantic Sun to have two of its players selected to the Preseason All-Conference Team, as senior Amanda Haverman (Kirkwood, Mo.) and sophomore Katy Jett (Talbot, Tenn.) received the honors Thursday afternoon. As a team, the Lady Buccaneers were picked to finish fifth by the league coaches....


ETSU Softball announces winter clinic information and dates

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 26, 2007) - Head ETSU softball coach Andrea Mangrum announced Wednesday that the Buccaneers will be holding their second-ever winter softball clinic in January. This clinic will be broken up into two age group sessions and will feature pitching, catching, and hitting drills, which will be taught by ETSU players and coaches. Please see additional information below regarding location, dates and times....


ETSU softball announces date for coaches clinic

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 17, 2007) - ETSU softball head coach Andrea Mangrum announced Monday that her staff will be conducting its second-ever coaches clinic in January. The two session clinic will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12 inside Memorial Center....


Community service efforts help Buccaneer softball grow closer

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2007) - For the past two months the ETSU softball team has spent its time giving back to the community and growing closer as a team by helping out at the Salvation Army and Dawn of Hope each Monday afternoon. Now a few members of the softball team look back and share what they learned while helping out in the community....


Buccaneer Softball celebrates historic day with ground breaking of new stadium

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Dec. 10, 2007) - The East Tennessee State Department of Athletics celebrated a historic day for its softball program, as the Buccaneers announced the ground breaking for a new softball stadium Monday morning....


Mangrum announces loaded class for 2008-09

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 28, 2007) - Head ETSU softball coach Andrea Mangrum and her staff announced Wednesday morning that the Lady Bucs have signed six student-athletes for the 2008-09 recruiting class....


ETSU Softball continues to reach out in the community

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2007) - The East Tennessee State softball team is taking time away from the playing field this holiday season by spending every Monday helping at either the Salvation Army or Dawn of Hope here in Johnson City....


ETSU softball helps out at Salvation Army

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2007) - The ETSU softball team spent Monday night at the Salvation Army in Johnson City helping in the soup kitchen and with after school programs....


Blue falls in gold rush at Blue/Gold Game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2007) -The ETSU softball team had its 3rd annual Blue/Gold game Saturday as the Gold team defeated the Blue team 8-3 at Metro Kiwanis Park....


ETSU softball makes final preparations for 3rd Annual Blue/Gold Game

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2007) - The ETSU softball team is making final preparations for the 3rd annual Blue/Gold game at Metro Kiwanis Park tomorrow at 11 a.m....


ETSU softball releases 2008 schedule

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2007) - A 22 game road trip to start the season, games against 10 participants from the 2007 postseason tournament including Baylor who made it to the Women's College World Series and the national runner-up Tennessee, and 11 home doubleheaders all are on deck for the Lady Bucs as head Coach Andrea Mangrum announced her 2008 schedule on Wednesday. ...


ETSU softball finishes strong at Blue/Gold Fall Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2007) -The ETSU softball team came back to win against Roane State Community College, 11-1, and Hiwassee, 11-0, after falling to Carson Newman College in hard fought game, 8-6....


ETSU softball sweeps Virginia Intermont

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 5, 2007) -The ETSU softball team won both games of the Virginia Intermont double header on Friday at Metro Kiwanis Park. Senior Amanda Haverman (Kirkwood, Mo.), blasted the Cobras with three home runs in game two. Haverman combined with Darci Gilbert to pitch a two hit shut out against Virginia Intermont in game one winning 6-0....


ETSU softball to host Blue/Gold Fall Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2007) - The ETSU softball team will be hosting the Blue/Gold Fall Tournament this Saturday at Metro-Kiwanis Park....


Mangrum announces 2007 fall clinic information

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 6, 2007) - The ETSU softball team will be putting on a fall clinic on Sept. 29 at Metro Kiwanis Field. There will be a 12 and under session from 9 a.m. to noon, and a 13 and up session from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m....


Mangrum announces new assistant coach

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 30, 2007) - ETSU softball coach Andrea Mangrum announced the addition of the new assistant coach Ariel Beus on Thursday. Beus will serve as the pitching coach for the Lady Bucs, and will look to bring a new exciting attitude to the team....


Two members of Softball Bucs' 2007 recruiting class receive post-season honors

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2007) - Even though head ETSU softball coach Andrea Mangrum completed her 2007 recruiting class a few months ago, two of her signees Katie Henderson (Jackson, Tenn.) and Kaela Jackson (Morristown, Tenn.) were not done making news for their hard work on the field. The pair of incoming freshmen received TSWA All-State honors last month, and Henderson also took home The Jackson Sun's Female Athlete of the Year award for her dominating 2006-07 season....


Registration for Softball Bucs' July camp ends Friday

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 3, 2007) - Head ETSU softball coach Andrea Mangrum announced today that Friday, July 6 will be the final day registration forms can be postmarked or dropped off for its July 17-18 camp....