2017 Carson-Newman Track and Field News

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    March 29, 2017
    Potts-Howard tabbed SAC Field Athlete of the Week following stellar week 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.
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    March 25, 2017
    Potts-Howard shines as Eagles impress in Knoxville 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.
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    March 23, 2017
    Tennessee Rust Buster up next for Stumpf and Eagles 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.
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    March 18, 2017
    Mills picks up two wins as Eagles open season at L-R Southside Power & Fitness Invitational 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.
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    March 17, 2017
    Eagles picked fourth, sixth in SAC preseason polls 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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    March 15, 2017
    Needs previews outdoor sector with 2017 schedule release JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—Five days removed from the finale of the 2017 indoor campaign, Carson-Newman track and field coach David Needs has revealed the slate for the Eagles in the outdoor campaign that features two meets at the nearby Volunteer campus with another voyage to the legendary Penn Relays.
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    March 10, 2017
    Eagles cap Indoor Championships with high jumper Stepp BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--- For the first time in his career, Carson-Newman high jumper Tanner Stepp (Jefferson City, Tenn.) comes home empty handed as the junior failed to surpass the 2.02 meter opening-height bar in the event to wrap up the 2017 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships for the Eagles.
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    March 09, 2017
    Snead steals fourth All-American honor to begin Indoor Championships BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— For the second year in-a-row, Carson-Newman sprinter Kevin Snead (Richmond, Va.) nets All-American honors in the men’s 60 meter dash following an 11th-place time of 6.81 seconds in the event to begin day one of the 2017 NCAA Division II Track & Field Championships for the Eagles.
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    March 07, 2017
    Stepp, Snead eye individual national championships as duo represents Eagles at Indoor Championships JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—For the third consecutive season, the Carson-Newman track and field team will have representatives at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships as sprinter Kevin Snead (Richmond, Va.) and high jumper Tanner Stepp (Jefferson City, Tenn.) prepare to make the voyage to Birmingham, Ala. for competition beginning Thursday morning.
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    March 07, 2017
    Three-peat for coach Stepp as the instructor has been named the Southeast Region Assistant Coach of the Year NEW ORLEANS—Tyler Stepp was named the Southeast Region’s Indoor Track & Field Assistant Coach of the Year for the third consecutive season when the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the awards Tuesday afternoon.
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    February 28, 2017
    Snead and Stepp receive the nod to the 2017 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships INDIANAPOLIS—Carson-Newman received word Tuesday evening that sprinter Kevin Snead (Richmond, Va.) and high jumper Tanner Stepp (Jefferson City, Tenn.) will be representing the Eagles at the 2017 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingham, Ala. throughout the weekend of March 9-11.
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    February 27, 2017
    Southeast Regional team sports eight Eagles following successful indoor campaigns NEW ORLEANS—The Carson-Newman indoor track and field team bolstered eight athletes who appeared on the 2017 Southeast Regional Indoor team when the United Stated Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced the sections Monday morning.
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    February 26, 2017
    All six Eagles bring home top-10 finishes from the George Mason Last Chance Meet FAIRFAX, Va.— With the 2017 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships approaching in the coming weeks, Carson-Newman sent six athletes to the George Mason Last Chance Meet Sunday afternoon with the hope that they could improve their national rankings.
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    February 23, 2017
    Six Eagles enter George Mason Last Chance Meet hoping to qualify for indoor championships JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—Carson-Newman will send six athletes to the George Mason Last Chance Meet Sunday afternoon in the nation’s capital with the hopes of improving their national rankings in the last week of competition before the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships kickoff on the weekend of March 2-5 in Birmingham, Ala.
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    February 18, 2017
    Resiliency key for Eagles closing out indoor campaign at the UCS Invitational WINSTON SALEM, N.C.— The Carson-Newman indoor track and field team concluded competition on the weekend at the JDL Fast track’s UCS Invitational Saturday afternoon with two top-five finishes on the men’s side on a day that sits just two weeks away from the 2017 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships.
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    February 18, 2017
    C-N a family tradition for Mossy Creek's Stepp brothers JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—Carson-Newman University is an institution for many as hundreds of incoming freshman flee to the nation’s premiere Christian University of the South every year, but for the Stepp family, Carson-Newman is almost a rite of passage from one family member to the next.
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    February 17, 2017
    Snead takes advantage of strong field by dusting Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational CLEMSON, S.C.—Kevin Snead kicked off the weekend in impressive fashion with a sixth-place finish in the men’s 60 meter dash against a strong field of completion at the Tiger Paw Invitational Friday afternoon in Clemson, S.C.
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    February 16, 2017
    Eagles eye qualifications with the UCS and Tiger Paw Invitationals on the horizon JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—With two weeks remaining to qualify for the 2017 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, Carson-Newman coach David Needs will send sprinter Kevin Snead (Richmond, Va.) to Clemson for the Tiger Paw Invitational and the distance runners and pole vaulters to Winston Salem, N.C. for the JDL Team Challenge for a weekend pack of action.
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    February 11, 2017
    Mills leads a pack of three Eagles who claimed first-place finishes as C-N concludes the Finn Pincus Invitational SALEM, Va.— The Carson-Newman indoor track and field team wrapped up competition at the Roanoke College Finn Pincus Invitational Saturday afternoon claiming four first-place finishes and 11 top-10 tallies across a large of competition at one of the nation’s better track and field facilities.
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    February 09, 2017
    Snead sprints to Clemson while 10 others set to compete at Roanoke on the weekend JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.— The Carson-Newman track and field team will begin to ramp up individual efforts with hopes of improving national rankings and picking up more provisional qualifications as the Eagles send sprinter Kevin Snead (Richmond, Va.) to Clemson for the Tiger Paw Invitational and 10 more athletes to Roanoke College for the Finn Pincus Invitational for competition Friday and Saturday.
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    February 04, 2017
    Stepp leads a Saturday of four Eagle top-10 finishers in split action JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.— The Carson-Newman track and field team wrapped up a busy week of competition Saturday afternoon as five Eagles competed in the 200 meter dash at the Camel City Invitational in Winston Salem, N.C. while the rest took part in events at the David E. Walker Kickoff Classic in the Tri-Cities.
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    February 03, 2017
    C-N wraps up day one of double-barrel action packed weekend JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.— In day one of a split-squad weekend, the Carson-Newman track and field team sent representatives to both the ETSU David E Walker Invitational and the JDL Camel City Classic with hopes of garnering more national qualifiers.
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    February 01, 2017
    Split action pits Eagles at Camel City and ETSU Invitationals for weekend action JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.— Following a two-week layoff, the Carson-Newman indoor track and field team will be in action Friday as the Eagles split their squad between both the JDL Camel City Invitational and the East Tennessee State Invitational for competition over the weekend.
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    January 14, 2017
    Trio of Eagles provisionally qualify as C-N wraps up ETSU Invitational JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.— Three more Carson-Newman track and field athletes provisionally qualified for the 2017 NCAA Division II Indoor Championships as the Eagles exit the East Tennessee State University Invitational following a successful day two of competition.
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    January 13, 2017
    Mills provisionally qualifies as Eagles compete in day one of ETSU Invitational JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.—Saturday marked the first meet of the 2017 year as the Carson-Newman track and field team took part in day one of activities at the East Tennessee State University Track & Field Invitational in the Mini-Dome.
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    January 12, 2017
    ETSU Invitational awaits Eagles for second meet of season JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—The Carson-Newman track and field team will kick off the new year with the East Tennessee State University Track & Field Classic this weekend for the squad’s second indoor meet of the season.
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    December 31, 2016
    Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Male Athlete of the Year From now until Jan. 1, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester. These are the fall nominees for Male Athlete of the Year. New Year's Day, we'll unveil the candidates for Female Athlete of the Year.
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    December 23, 2016
    Carson-Newman athletes participate in Jefferson County Angel Tree project JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman's athletic department and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee worked with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and the Angel Tree program to provide gifts to more than 50 local children this Christmas Season.
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    December 03, 2016
    Eagles wrap up season-debut with good showing in the Tar Heel State WINSTON SALEM, N.C.—Carson-Newman began the 2016-17 indoor track and field season with a bang as four Eagles reeled in top-10 finishes on Saturday when C-N wrapped up competition at the JDL Kickoff Classic.
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    December 01, 2016
    Indoor campaign begins at the JDL Kickoff Classic for C-N track JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—The Carson-Newman track and field team is set to begin the 2016-17 indoor campaign with a trip to Winston Salem, N.C. for the JDL Kickoff Classic that will consist for entirety of Saturday, Dec. 3
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    November 25, 2016
    Needs previews 2016-17 indoor season by unveiling the winter schedule JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.— Carson-Newman track and field coach David Needs released his team’s 2016-17 indoor season slate earlier Monday morning which featured five treks to the Tar Heel State with three more to The Old Dominion.
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    October 25, 2016
    C-N announces five-member Hall of Fame class, induction ceremony scheduled for Saturday JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman has slated Mike Clowney (football, class of ’97), Gene Lively (baseball, class of ’67), Karen Morton (women’s basketball, class of ’86), Cedric Killings (football, class of ’00) and Lewis Bivens (women’s basketball coach 1979-87) for induction into its athletics hall of fame.
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    August 30, 2016
    Baseball brings home Director’s Cup at Eagle Scholars ceremony JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman baseball program took home top honors as the recipients of the Carson-Newman Director’s Cup as the athletic department recognized a record160 Eagle Scholars at its annual ceremony Tuesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
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    August 25, 2016
    C-N Athletics, Advanced-Online partner to launch new online store JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman athletics, with assistance from Advanced-Online, is proud to unveil the official online store of the Carson-Newman Eagles at shopcneagles.com.
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    August 23, 2016
    Carson-Newman to honor record-setting number of Eagle Scholars with ceremony Aug. 30 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Year four for the Carson-Newman Eagle Scholars program saw a record number of Carson-Newman student athletes named to the school's athletic department honor roll.
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    August 09, 2016
    Long introduced to Carson-Newman community as Director of Sports Performance JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. ? Carson-Newman Director of Athletics Allen Morgan introduced Director of Sports Performance to the Carson-Newman campus community and the media at a news conference Tuesday morning in the Eagle Club Room at Burke-Tarr Stadium.
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    August 08, 2016
    Morgan to introduce Long as Director of Sports Performance JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman Director of Athletics Allen Morgan will introduce former University of Tennessee Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Johnny Long as C-N’s new Director of Sports Performance with a press conference Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Eagle Club Room.