ETSU women come up short at NCAA regional, but look back on record-setting 2007-08 season

AUSTIN, Texas (May 10, 2008) - Facing an uphill battle in the final round of the NCAA Central Regional, the ETSU women's golf team was unable to make the necessary charge up the leaderboard to finish in the Top 8 and secure a berth in the NCAA Championships later this month. However, the Buccaneers spent Saturday evening not talking about the disappointments of the last three days, but rather the successes of an unprecedented season in 2007-08....


ETSU women move to 14th at NCAA Central Regional; need to make up nine strokes in final round

AUSTIN, Texas (May 9, 2008) - The ETSU women's golf team made up two spots on the team leaderboard Friday, but the Buccaneers are still nine strokes away from the all-important Top 8 entering third and final round play in the NCAA Central Regional Saturday at the University of Texas Golf Club....


ETSU women currently tied for 16th at NCAA regionals

AUSTIN, Texas (May 8, 2008) - ETSU sophomore Laura Jansone (Jurmala, Latvia) fired a 2-under-par 70 to finish tied for fifth on the individual leaderboard, but Jansone and the 42nd-ranked Buccaneers are currently tied for 16th after first round play in the NCAA Central Regional Thursday at the University of Texas Golf Club. ...


Jansone wins final A-Sun GOTM honor for 2008 as Bucs prepare for NCAAs

MACON, Ga. (May 7, 2008) - ETSU sophomore Laura Jansone (Jurmala, Latvia) followed up her teammate Sinead O'Sullivan (Galway, Ireland) winning the final Atlantic Sun Women's Golfer of the Month award by virtue of her Medalist honor at last month's Atlantic Sun Championship, the conference office announced on Wednesday. O'Sullivan had won the March honor....


Jansone earns first team honors, Shelton named COTY

MACON, Ga. (May 6, 2008) - Having made history earlier this month with the program's first ever conference championship and a trip to the NCAAs, the ETSU women's golf team received more good news on Tuesday as the squad learned that the Atlantic Sun Conference named head coach Stefanie Shelton the league's coach of the year and sophomore Laura Jansone (Jurmala, Latvia) was selected first team all-conference....


ETSU women's golf headed to NCAA Central Regional

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (April 28, 2008) - Surrounded by fellow ETSU coaches, student-athletes, administrators and fans, the Buccaneer women's golf team learned Monday that they will be playing in the NCAA Central Region hosted May 8-10 at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, Texas ....


ETSU women make history with first conference championship and NCAA berth; Jansone makes it a sweep with individual title

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (April 16, 2008) - With a 28-stroke lead heading into Wednesday's third and final round of the Atlantic Sun Conference Women's Golf Championships at the Ridges Golf and Country Club, the ETSU women had left little doubt about which team would take away the league title. However, the battle for the individual championship left the gallery guessing until the end....


ETSU women's golf closing in on A-Sun title, NCAA berth

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (April 15, 2008) - Two rounds down and one to go. The 45th-ranked ETSU women's golf team increased its advantage on the team leaderboard during Tuesday's second round of action in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships at the Ridges Golf and Country Club. Having led by 17 strokes after Monday's first round, the Buccaneers now lead by 28 strokes over defending champion Campbell heading into Wednesday's third and final round. ...


Jansone sets school record with 67, powers Bucs to early round lead at A-Sun Championships

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (April 14, 2008) - Having finished second in the past two Atlantic Sun Conference Championships, the ETSU women's golf team has spent the last year focusing on this week's 2008 edition as a chance to finally break through with the program's first conference title....


ETSU set to host first-ever A-Sun women's golf championship in the state of Tennessee

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (April 13, 2008) - For the first time in the 19-year history of women's golf in the Atlantic Sun Conference, the championship will be contested in the state of Tennessee when East Tennessee State University hosts the women's championship at The Ridges Golf and Country Club, beginning with first round play Monday morning and concluding with third and final round action on Wednesday. ...


Women's Golf ties for fifth at UNCW Lady Seahawk Invitational

WALLACE, N.C. (April 8, 2008) - The ETSU women's golf team concluded play at the UNCW Lady Seahawk Invitational Tuesday afternoon and climbed its way up the leaderboard to tie for fifth with East Carolina at the River Landing Country Club....


Gould tied for third after day one at UNCW Lady Seahawk Invitational

WALLACE, N.C. (April 7, 2008) - Junior Lucy Gould (Bargoed, Wales) concluded first round play at the UNCW Lady Seahawk Invitational Monday afternoon with a 2-over-par 74, placing her in a seven-way tie for third place from the River Landing Country Club....


O'Sullivan earns program's first A-Sun Golfer of the Month honor

MACON, Ga.(April 2, 2008) - ETSU sophomore Sinead O'Sullivan (Galway, Ireland) made history last month in winning the South Alabama Lady Jaguar Classic. She became just the second golfer in program history to capture an individual title. On Wednesday, she made more history, becoming the first ETSU women's golfer to earn an Atlantic Sun Golfer of the Month honor, the conference office announced....


Bucs post day's best score, Ringdahl finishes second

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (April 1, 2008) - The ETSU women's golf team posted the day's low team score with a 304, which moved the Bucs up two spots to finish fourth following final round play Tuesday in the 15-team field at the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate hosted by Georgia State at the Eagles Landing Country Club's Lake Nine and New Nine courses....


Ringdahl currently fifth, Bucs sixth at Georgia State event

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (March 31, 2008) - Senior Maria Ringdahl (Farjestaden, Sweden) fired a 1-over-par 74 to finish tied for fifth place individually, leading the 44th-ranked ETSU women's golf team to a sixth place standing following first round play Monday in the 15-team field at the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate hosted by Georgia State at the Eagles Landing Country Club's Lake Nine and New Nine courses....


ETSU women's golf now No. 42 nationally, sets program mark

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 19, 2008) - Bolstered by a win in the South Alabama Lady Jaguar Invitational and a second place showing at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate earlier this month, the ETSU women's golf team continued its historic climb up the national rankings, moving to an all-time best of No. 42 in this week's Golfstat.com computer rankings....


ETSU women's golf finishes second, Jansone ends in fourth

PINEHURST, N.C. (March 11, 2008) - While the ETSU women's golf team enjoyed two days atop the team leaderboard at the 2008 Women's Golf Pinehurst Challenge, it took a tournament best team score of 295 from No. 28-ranked East Carolina to dash the Buccaneers title hopes Tuesday during final round play at Pinehurst No. 8....


Jansone springs to the lead, ETSU women still in first place

PINEHURST, N.C. (March 10, 2008) - Sophomore Laura Jansone (Jurmala, Latvia) fired an even par 72 to jump into a tie atop the individual leaderboard, helping the ETSU women's golf team maintain its hold on the top spot in the team standings during Monday's second round at the 2008 Women's Golf Pinehurst Challenge hosted by College of Charleston at Pinehurst No. 8....


ETSU women's golf still rolling, leads Pinehurst Challenge

PINEHURST, N.C. (March 9, 2008) - The ETSU women's golf team placed three players in the Top 10 on the individual leaderboard during Sunday's first round of the 2008 Women's Golf Pinehurst Challenge, giving the Buccaneers the team lead heading into Monday's second round at the Pinehurst No. 8 Golf Course....


O'Sullivan takes title, ETSU women win team championship

MOBILE, Ala. (March 4, 2008) - Sophomore Sinead O'Sullivan (Galway, Ireland) became the second women's golfer in ETSU history to win an outright individual championship, and her efforts helped power the ETSU women's golf team to its first team championship of the 2007-08 season. The Buccaneers dominated the University of South Alabama Lady Jaguar Invitational, pulling away to a 17-stroke win over Southern Miss Tuesday at the Azalea City Golf Course....


Giraldo powers ETSU women's golf to lead at USA event

MOBILE, Ala. (March 3, 2008) - Despite gusty winds and less than ideal course conditions, the ETSU women's golf team overcame the obstacles in a big way during first round play in the University of South Alabama Lady Jaguar Invitational at the Azalea City Golf Course, taking the overall team lead heading into Tuesday's second and final round. ...


Cuthbert Cup ends early due to rain, ETSU women finish 4th

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 26, 2008) - Steady rains forced the cancellation of Tuesday's third and final round of the Cuthbert Cup hosted by College of Charleston at the Cougar Point Golf Course....


O'Sullivan third, ETSU women up to fourth at Cuthbert Cup

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 25, 2008) - Sophomore Sinead O'Sullivan (Galway, Ireland) fired an even par 72 to earn a tie for third place on the individual leaderboard, and the ETSU women's golf team moved from sixth to fourth on the team standings following Monday's second round of the Cuthbert Cup hosted by College of Charleston at the Cougar Point Golf Course. ...


Lady Bucs currently sixth after first round at Cuthbert Cup

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 24, 2008) - ETSU sophomore Kennie Leigh Eisenhower (Newport, Tenn.) tied the program record for birdies in a round with six and she joined fellow sophomore Sinead O'Sullivan (Galway, Ireland) with a pair of 1-over-par 73s, as the ETSU women's golf team finished sixth in Sunday's first round of the Cuthbert Cup hosted by College of Charleston at the Cougar Point Golf Course. ...


ETSU women's golf to open spring slate Sunday

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Feb. 23, 2008) -- Having earned the program's highest ever national ranking this past fall, and coming off back-to-back second place finishes in the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships over the past two seasons, the ETSU women's golf team enters the 2008 spring season determined to take the next step....


ETSU women's golf wraps up fall with strong finish

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 30, 2007) - Continuing to build momentum heading into the spring season, the ETSU women's golf team wrapped up Tuesday's final day of action in the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate at the Oak Point Golf Club, posting a final team standing of sixth place. ...


Ringdahl, Giraldo stand out on first day at Kiawah Island

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 29, 2007) - With second round play postponed due to darkness, the ETSU women's golf team left the course Monday with two players contending for the individual championship and the team tied for fourth in the Edwin Watts/Palmetto Intercollegiate at the Oak Point Golf Club....


ETSU women post great finish at Lady Paladin Invitational

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Oct. 21, 2007) - Powered by another strong effort from sophomore Laura Jansone (Jurmala, Latvia), the ETSU women's golf team posted an impressive third place finish Sunday in the Lady Paladin Invitational hosted at the Furman University Golf Course. ...


Jansone takes lead, but Bucs drop back at Lady Paladin Invitational

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Oct. 20, 2007) - Sophomore Laura Jansone (Jurmala, Latvia) fired a 1-over 73 Saturday to take a three stroke lead on the individual leaderboard following second round play in the Lady Paladin Invitational hosted at the Furman University Golf Course....


Jansone, Ringdahl power Bucs to first round lead at Lady Paladin Invitational

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Oct. 19, 2007) - The ETSU women's golf team posted an opening round 299 to take a one-stroke lead after 18 holes in the Lady Paladin Invitational Friday at the Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, S.C....


Gould fires team best 74 as ETSU women finish second at Aztec Fall Classic

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2007) - Junior Lucy Gould (Bargoed, Wales) posted a team best round of 2-over-par 74 Tuesday to lead the ETSU women's golf team to a second place finish in the Aztec Fall Classic hosted by San Diego State at the Salt Creek Golf Course. The Buccaneers finished tied for second with Hawaii at 603, 10 strokes back of team champion UC Irvine....


Solid effort puts Lady Bucs in contention

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2007) - Powered by a trio of mid-70 scores, the ETSU women's golf team finds itself in contention following Monday's first round action in the Aztec Fall Classic hosted by San Diego State at the Salt Creek Golf Course. Final round action in the tournament will be played Tuesday....


Giraldo finishes strong, Lady Bucs end event in ninth

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Sept. 25, 2007) - Senior Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Colombia) followed up a great first round with a quality 1-over-par 73 to finish at even par Tuesday in the final round of the Myrtle Beach Classic at the Grande Dunes Resort Golf Course....


Giraldo leads Lady Bucs in first round of Myrtle Beach Classic

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Sept. 24, 2007) - Posting a first round score of 1-under par 71, senior Natalia Giraldo (Cali, Colombia) helped the ETSU women's golf team to a tie for eighth place on the leaderboard following first round play in the Myrtle Beach Classic Monday at the Grande Dunes Resort Golf Club....


Lady Bucs finish tied for sixth at Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup; Jansone ends strong

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2007) - The final round of the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup did not treat many golfers friendly Tuesday afternoon, as only 10 participants fired an even-par or lower final round, including ETSU's Laura Jansone (Jurmala, Latvia). Jansone, last season's Atlantic Sun Freshmen of the Year, finished the third round with an even-par 72, which helped the Bucs end in a tie for sixth with South Florida....


ETSU women's golf currently in sixth following first two rounds at Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup; Ringdahl sets record

SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2007) - The ETSU women's golf team opened its 2007 season Monday, competing in the Napa River Grill Cardinal Cup, and currently sits in sixth after posting a team score of 605 (309-296) in the first two rounds of the tournament. Last season's Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team selection, Sinead O'Sullivan (Galway, Ireland), led all ETSU golfers with a 148 (74-74) and enters Tuesday's final round tied for 10th....


ETSU women's golf set to open season next week

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2007) - Each year it seems the ETSU women's golf team sets new records and makes history. The 2006-07 season was no different, and Buccaneers' head coach Stefanie Reynolds Shelton believes there is even more to come in 2007-08. ...


ETSU women's golf garners Academic All-American accolades

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (July 9, 2007) - The National Golf Coaches Association announced Monday its 2006-07 All-American Scholar Teams for Division I, and the ETSU women's golf team made an impressive showing on the squad. ...