Sports, Health & Fitness Articles
Women’s basketball lends a helping hand
In addition to participating in offseason workouts and conditioning efforts this spring, the ETSU women’s basketball team took some time last week to volunteer at the 2014 Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction Ceremony, as well as welcome area elementary school students to the ETSU campus.
Wahl receives Scholar-Athlete of the Year
The Atlantic Sun Conference on Wednesday honored ETSU’s Gabriella Wahl as the 2014 Women’s Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year, which highlights the league’s Academic All-Conference team. Wahl, a junior who currently holds a 3.65 GPA as a business major, just last week helped the Bucs claim their second consecutive Atlantic Sun Championship title.
Men’s tennis wins eighth straight A-Sun title
The ETSU men’s tennis team concluded its tenure in the Atlantic Sun Conference in familiar fashion: with a tournament title. The top-seeded Buccaneers overcame No. 2 UNF, 4-0, on the Ospreys’ home court Sunday afternoon, clinching ETSU’s eighth consecutive A-Sun tournament championship.
Men’s golf places third at A-Sun Championship
The ETSU men’s golf team needed to make up 11 shots in the final round of the Atlantic Sun Championship, but despite posting the lowest score on Tuesday, the Bucs were unable to gain any ground on the leaders. The Bucs carded a 4-over-par 297 in the final round at The Legends Golf Club and finished in third-place at 20-over-par 884 (299-293-292) for the championship.
ETSU overturns UT with a record-setting crowd, 9-7
With a record-setting crowd of 1,811 fans on hand, the ETSU baseball team completed the season sweep of Tennessee, as the Bucs defeated the Vols, 9-7, on Tuesday night at Thomas Stadium. After winning a 2-1 pitchers’ duel earlier this month in Knoxville, ETSU got its offense going early and often as the blue and gold scored at least one run in four of the first five innings to grab momentum.
Chin medals as women earn second straight A-Sun title
For the second year in a row and for the third time in seven seasons, the ETSU women’s golf team has earned the top spot in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
Yllera honored as Atlantic Sun player of the Week
After putting the finishing touches on an unbeaten conference campaign, ETSU sophomore Sebastian Yllera has been named Atlantic Sun Men’s Tennis Co-Player of the Week along with North Florida’s Yannick Zuern.
Burmit, Merino named A-sun tennis scholar-athletes of the year
The ETSU tennis program continued its rich tradition of academic excellence Tuesday, as the Buccaneers placed a league-best seven players on the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference Team, including Scholar Athletes of the Year, Ismael Merino and Jessica Brumit.
Legal testosterone boosters building better athletes
Although steroids and human growth hormones are against the rules in professional athletics. The NCAA and the next level are using testosterone boosters and other means to build muscle before and after they go to the gym.
Bucs strive to carry winning ways to Florida
Coming off a perfect 4-0 homestand, the ETSU baseball team now looks to carry its winning ways on the road as the Bucs open a three-game conference set Thursday night at Jacksonville’s John Sessions Stadium.