2017 Carson-Newman Track and Field News

  • Stepp caps junior year with CoSIDA Academic All-America honor
    June 23, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas - Carson-Newman junior high jumper Tanner Stepp (Jefferson City, Tenn.) closed out his third year at Mossy Creek with Academic All-America honors from the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Tanner Stepp 2017 National Runner-Up in Men's High Jump
    May 27, 2017
    Carson-Newman junior, Tanner Stepp (Jefferson City, Tenn.) is the national runner-up in the men's high jump competition, with a jump of 2.13 meters at the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday evening.
  • Stepp, Gaul and Mills all earn CoSIDA Academic All-District honors
    May 25, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas – Carson-Newman’s track and field teams placed three athletes on the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Thursday at noon.
  • Potts-Howard has a strong showing on day one of the 2017 Outdoor Championships
    May 25, 2017
    In day one of the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Carson-Newman long jumper Kristofer Potts-Howard (Tullahoma, Tenn.) finished 13th with a jump of 6.99 meters.
  • Potts-Howard, Stepp prepare to soar at the 2017 Outdoor Championships
    May 24, 2017
    The Carson-Newman track and field team will send a pair of Eagles to participate in the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships located in Bradenton, Fla. May 25-27.
  • Stepp named USTFCCCA Southeast Region Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year
    May 23, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS – For the fourth time in his career, Carson-Newman assistant track and field coach Tyler Stepp has been lauded as the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Southeast Region Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year.
  • C-N places six athletes on Southeast Region squad
    May 16, 2017
    NEW ORLEANS—Carson-Newman was well represented once again as six athletes were tabbed to the 2017 All-Southeast Region squad in six different events to cap off a successful outdoor campaign the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Stepp, Potts-Howard to represent Eagles in Outdoor Championships
    May 16, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS— For the second-consecutive season, the Carson-Newman track and field program will send multiple representatives to the national stage as both Tanner Stepp (Jefferson City, Tenn.) and Kristofer Potts-Howard (Tullahoma, Tenn.) were selected to participate in the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Bradenton, Fla. on May 25-27, Tuesday evening.
  • Snead signs with Giants
    May 15, 2017
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Former Carson-Newman football wide receiver and kick returner and track All-American Kevin Snead is officially a member of the New York Giants.
  • Davis, Mills lead C-N in Last Chance Meet to cap 2017 regular season
    May 14, 2017
    GREENSBORO, N.C.—The Carson-Newman track and field team put a bow on the 2017 regular season as seven Eagles pitched their final cases for the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships with the North Carolina A&T Last Chance Meet Sunday afternoon.
  • Seven Eagles hoping to claim national berths with Last Chance Meet
    May 13, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—Representatives from the Carson-Newman track and field team will have one final chance to solidify their cases for the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships as seven Eagles are set to compete in the North Carolina A&T Last Chance Meet Sunday afternoon in Greensboro, N.C.
  • Snead joins Giants minicamp for rookie tryout
    May 13, 2017
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Former Carson-Newman football wide receiver and kick returner and track All-American Kevin Snead has joined the New York Giants’ minicamp for a rookie tryout.
  • Potts-Howard leads C-N into Tennessee Challenge
    May 04, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—The Carson-Newman outdoor track and field team will resume activates Saturday, May 6, at the Tennessee Challenge as coach David Needs again sends a select number of individuals to the nearby Division I powerhouse with hopes of improving national qualifying marks in preparation for the 2017 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships that is set to take place at the tail end of May in Bradenton, Fla.
  • Clark, Wade claim top honors at Fourth Annual Frosty Awards
    May 02, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman men’s basketball guard Charles Clark (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) and women’s soccer striker Lauren Wade (Coleraine, Northern Ireland) took home Frosty Awards for Male and Female Athlete of the Year at the Third Annual Frosty Awards Tuesday evening at Gentry Auditorium.
  • Potts-Howard, Stepp impress as Eagles conclude Penn Relays
    April 29, 2017
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa.— A select few from the Carson-Newman track and field team wrapped up competition at the historic 123rd annual running of the Penn Relays over the weekend that featured two top-10 marks for Kristofer Potts-Howard (Tullahoma, Tenn.) and a third-place finish from Tanner Stepp (Jefferson City, Tenn.).
  • Frosty Awards Finalists released for Game, Upset and Coach of the Year
    April 27, 2017
    JEFFEERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Frosty Awards Committee has released the finalists for Upset of the Year, Game of the Year and Coach of the Year.
  • Davis, Eagles set for the 123rd Penn Relays
    April 26, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—The Carson-Newman track and field team will send a program-best nine athletes to the historic running of the Penn Relays this weekend, April 27-29, with hopes of improving and picking up national-qualifying marks and times in the latter portion of the 2017 outdoor season.
  • Agee notches an individual title as the Eagles conclude the league championships
    April 15, 2017
    HICKORY. N.C.— The Carson-Newman track and field team wrapped up competition at the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Track & Field Championships Saturday afternoon in Hickory, N.C. with another individual top-place finish as the Eagle men took home a fourth-place honors while the women placed sixth.
  • Gaul nets SAC's inaugural Elite 18 Award
    April 15, 2017
    HICKORY, N.C.—During the closing ceremonies of the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Track & Field Championships Saturday evening, Carson-Newman women’s pole vaulter Tori Gaul (Salisbury, N.C.) was awarded the Elite 18 honor by the league for outstanding work not only in the field of competition, but also in the classroom on the campus of Mossy Creek.
  • Trio of Eagles claim blue ribbons in day one of SAC Championships
    April 14, 2017
    HICKORY, N.C.— Day one of the South Atlantic Conference Track & Field Championships was a successful showing for the Eagles Friday afternoon as the club sported three wins on the day with a number of other top-tier performances on the Irwin-Belk Track on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
  • SAC Championships next on docket for surging Eagles
    April 13, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—Following three outdoor meets to begin the 2017 track and field season, the Carson-Newman track and field team is prepped and ready for the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Track & Field Championships that is set to begin on Friday, April 14, on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne in Hickory, N.C.
  • C-N SAAC teams up with Smokies for Carson-Newman night at Smokies Park
    April 10, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee has partnered with the Tennessee Smokies for a C-N night at Smokies Stadium, Wednesday, April 19.
  • Nominees unveiled for fourth annual Frosty Awards
    April 08, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The nominees for 15 Frosty Awards categories have been released after selection from the Frosty Awards Committee. The Fourth Annual Frosty Awards will take place in Gentry Auditorium on Tuesday, May 2 at 6 p.m.
  • Cumberlands Invite hands C-N four top-prizes as Eagles prep for conference meet
    April 08, 2017
    WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.— The Carson-Newman track and field team wrapped up competition at the Cumberlands Invitational Saturday afternoon after two days of events as the meet served as the final tune up before the South Atlantic Conference Championship Meet takes place next week on April 13.
  • Cumberlands serves final tune up for C-N prior to SAC Championships
    April 06, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—With one week remaining before the start of the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Championships, Carson-Newman track and field coach David Needs will send his squad to the Cumberlands Invitational for competition on both Friday and Saturday in Williamsburg, Ky.
  • Potts-Howard tabbed SAC Field Athlete of the Week following stellar week
    March 29, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C.—Following a stellar week in the horizontal jumps, Carson-Newman track & field sophomore Kristofer Potts-Howard (Tullahoma, Tenn.) was named the South Atlantic Conference Field Athlete of the Week the league announced Wednesday afternoon.
  • Potts-Howard shines as Eagles impress in Knoxville
    March 25, 2017
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— The Carson-Newman track and field team posted four provisional qualifications Saturday afternoon as the Tennessee Rust Buster featured a number of highly competitive Division I schools that many C-N athletes benefited from.
  • Tennessee Rust Buster up next for Stumpf and Eagles
    March 23, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—After debuting the 2017 outdoor campaign at the Lenoir-Ryne Southside Power & Fitness Invitational, the Carson-Newman track and field team will be at it again a week later to compete in the Tennessee Rust Buster on Saturday in nearby Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Mills picks up two wins as Eagles open season at L-R Southside Power & Fitness Invitational
    March 18, 2017
    HICKORY, N.C.— The Carson-Newman track and field team kicked off the outdoor season in style with five first-place finishes at the Lenoir-Rhyne Southside Power & Fitness Invitational Saturday afternoon as the meet in Hickory, N.C. served as the lid-lifter to the new campaign.
  • Eagles picked fourth, sixth in SAC preseason polls
    March 17, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—The Carson-Newman track and field team was picked to finish fourth and sixth in the league by the coaches in the South Atlantic Conference as the preseason polls were released late Thursday night and just prior to the start of the outdoor campaign as the Eagles open the sector Saturday morning at the Power Sox Invitational.
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