This Week in ETSU Athletics: August 20-26

Monday, August 20, 2012

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2012) – Below are the ETSU athletic events for the week of August 20-26.

Men’s Soccer

This week: The Bucs open their 2012 season on Friday, Aug. 24 when ETSU travels to Boone, N.C. to face Appalachian State. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at the Appalachian Soccer Stadium. Live stats of the match will be available through

Last week: ETSU wrapped up its preseason slate with a 2-0 victory over College of Charleston on Saturday night at Summers-Taylor Stadium. Senior Theo Yang (Lilburn, Ga.) put the Blue and Gold on the board with a goal in the 51st minute, while red-shirt freshman Emmaunel Wilson (Memphis, Tenn.) capped off the scoring when he found the back of the net in the 69th minute. Meanwhile, junior goalkeeper Ronnie Hreha (Asheville, N.C.) made three saves in 90 minutes of action. On Tuesday, ETSU opened the exhibition season with a 2-1 setback to Milligan as David Geno (Kingsport, Tenn.) scored the lone goal for the Bucs; however, the Buffs answered with two second-half goals to capture the victory.

Women’s Soccer

This week: The Lady Bucs (2-0-0) look to keep their perfect record intact when ETSU returns home for the first time in 2012 to take on Presbyterian Friday (7 p.m.) and Radford Sunday (1 p.m.) at Summers-Taylor Stadium. Both matches will be broadcast live on A-Sun.TV, while live stats will also be offered on Click here to purchase tickets to those two matches.

Last Week: ETSU opened the 2012 slate in fine fashion as the Blue and Gold defeated Tennessee Tech (2-0) on Friday afternoon in Cookeville, while senior Morgan Thomas (Maryville, Tenn.) fired home the golden goal in the 2-1 double overtime win at UNC Asheville Sunday. Freshman Sarah Zadrazil (St. Gilgen, Austria) racked up three points against TTU as she scored the Bucs’ first goal of the season as time expired in the first half to put the Lady Bucs in front, and assisted sophomore Kristi Davis (Edmond, Okla.) with the second half insurance goal. Fellow freshman Sierra Campbell (Thompson’s Station, Tenn.) didn’t allow a goal in her first collegiate regular season match, while she also registered 14 saves off 26 shots by UNC Asheville on Sunday.


This week: After holding two weeks of preseason practice, the ETSU volleyball team will finally hit the court for the first time in 2012 when the Bucs travel to Columbia, S.C. for the Gamecock Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The Bucs open the season with UNC Asheville at 10 a.m. on Friday, before taking on Temple at 5:30 p.m. On Saturday, the Blue and Gold face Akron (12:30 p.m.) and host South Carolina (3 p.m.). Live stats will be provided on

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Sep 13 Elon Fall Invitational
WGOLF Mary Fossum Invitational East Lansing, Mich.
Sep 13 7th of 15
Sep 13 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Lipscomb University 3
VB ETSU 3 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 13 Georgia Tech 2
Sep 13 Kentucky 2
Sep 14 Elon Fall Invitational
Sep 14 Southern Intercollegiate Invitational
Sep 14 Howard 3
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 15 First official practice
VB ETSU 1 Nashville, Tenn.
Sep 16 Tennessee State 3
Sep 16 ETSU 2
SB Milligan Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 18, 5:00 p.m. ETSU
SB Milligan Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 18, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
Sep 19, 7:00 p.m. UVa Ranked Plus One Invitational
MCC Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Sep 19 3 of 8
WCC Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational Blacksburg, Va.
Sep 19 5 of 7
Sep 19 USC Upstate Fall Classic