2017 Carson-Newman Baseball News

  • Cobras up first in SAC Baseball Championships at Smokies Stadium
    April 26, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – 10 years removed from its last South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championship, Carson-Newman begins play in the 2017 tournament as the No. 7 seed against sixth-seeded Coker Thursday evening at 7 p.m. from Smokies Stadium.
  • Addington, Jones and Langhorne earn All-SAC laurels
    April 26, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – Carson-Newman placed three student-athletes on postseason squads announced by the South Atlantic Conference Wednesday morning as Ryan Addington and Greg Jones were placed on the second team and Brett Langhorne was an honorable mention pick.
  • Nine-run first leads Eagles to whipping of Big Blues
    April 25, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Every Carson-Newman starter scored a run in the first inning as the Eagles scored a 15-2 win in their home finale over Bluefield State Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Eagles angle for 22nd home win as Big Blues visit the SDBC
    April 24, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman looks to improve to 22-6 at home Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. when Bluefield State drops by for the final non-conference game in 2017 before coach Tom Griffin’s team turns its head to the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships.
  • Mother Nature washes out C-N's SAC finale at Mars Hill
    April 23, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. - As rain continues to fall around the Southeast Region, Sunday's baseball game between Carson-Newman and Mars Hill has been cancelled bringing an end to the regular season of the South Atlantic Conference.
  • Lions limit Carson-Newman’s offense to extend winning streak
    April 22, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – Mars Hill extended its winning streak over Carson-Newman to five games with 8-4 and 8-2 wins over the Eagles Saturday afternoon at Henderson as the Eagles fell to 0-11 in South Atlantic Conference road games in 2017.
  • Rain halts game one, shuffles series at Mars Hill
    April 21, 2017
    MARS HILL, N.C. – After a 42-minute lightning delay pushed the start of Friday’s game between Carson-Newman and Mars Hill Friday evening, rain forced a stoppage of play 90 minutes later altering the series to two games that will be finished Saturday afternoon at noon.
  • Final SAC series of 2017 sends C-N to Mars Hill
    April 20, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman seeks its first road win of 2017 in South Atlantic Conference play as the Eagles play their final league series of the year for a three-game set at Mars Hill slated to begin Friday at 3 p.m. before wrapping up with a doubleheader on Saturday at noon.
  • Addington and Rice lead Eagles to win over Scots
    April 19, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Ryan Addington and Jimmy Rice tallied a combined seven hits and five RBIs as Carson-Newman beat Covenant in the first meeting between the two programs 9-5 Wednesday evening at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Steady rainfall shuffles baseball's schedule
    April 18, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - As moisture drips from the East Tennessee sky, the Carson-Newman baseball game has moved tonight's contest against Covenant originally slated for Smokies Stadium to Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex while cancelling Wednesday's game against King.
  • Kirby tabbed SAC and TSWA Player of the Week
    April 18, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference and Tennessee Sportswriters’ Association announced Tuesday morning that Paul Kirby earned Player of the Week honors following a breakout effort during a 4-0 week for Carson-Newman baseball.
  • Scots and Tornado on C-N’s midweek slate
    April 17, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Prior to its final South Atlantic Conference regular season series of 2017, Carson-Newman takes on Covenant Tuesday evening at Smokies Stadium and King at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Electric offense, Gardner’s gem pace Eagles sweep of Bulldogs
    April 15, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman earned a sweep over Wingate for the first time since 2005 winning the first game 13-11 cranking out 18 hits while Will Gardner tossed a complete game in a 3-1 series finale Saturday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Offensive slugfest sees Eagles upend Bulldogs
    April 14, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Wingate pounded out 21 hits but Carson-Newman scored in six separate innings to improve to 8-2 in South Atlantic Conference home games with a 13-9 triumph Friday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Seniors to be honored as C-N hosts Wingate
    April 13, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In its final South Atlantic Conference home series of the 2017 season, Carson-Newman will bid farewell to 14 seniors with a three-game series against Wingate starting Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. from the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex and finishing Saturday with a doubleheader at noon.
  • Kirby, lumber power Eagles to dismantling of Hawks
    April 11, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Paul Kirby notched a career-high seven runs batted in and Carson-Newman scored in each inning but the sixth as 10 different players racked up at least one hit en route to a 16-2 thrashing of Shorter Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • 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.
  • Hawks hustle to Volunteer State to face Eagles
    April 10, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman is looking to bounce back and win a fifth consecutive nonconference game when Shorter stops by Mossy Creek for a 3 p.m. game at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex Tuesday afternoon.
  • ‘Splitters sweep Eagles thanks to 19 unanswered runs
    April 09, 2017
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – After scoring the first seven runs of the game, Lincoln Memorial exploded for a nine-run fifth inning and scored 19 straight runs to sweep the Eagles in a 19-7 South Atlantic Conference contest Sunday afternoon at Hennon Field.
  • 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.
  • Miscues cost Eagles as ‘Splitters sweep doubleheader
    April 08, 2017
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – Carson-Newman committed five errors in an 8-2 game one loss to Lincoln Memorial before an error in the bottom of the seventh in game two aided the Railsplitters in a 4-3 walk-off win over the Eagles in South Atlantic Conference play Saturday at Lamar Hennon Field.
  • Saturated situation at Hennon Field bumps series at LMU
    April 07, 2017
    HARROGATE, Tenn. - The weekend's schedule for Carson-Newman baseball has been pushed back due to a soaked Hennon Field as the Friday game will be moved to Sunday at 1 p.m. with the regularly scheduled doubleheader on Saturday set to take place at 1 p.m.
  • Eagles angle for first SAC road win with visit to Railsplitters
    April 05, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – At 0-6 in South Atlantic Conference road games, Carson-Newman seeks its first league victory away from home in 2017 with a weekend series at Lincoln Memorial that is slated to open on Friday at 2 p.m. before wrapping up with a twin-bill on Saturday starting at 1 p.m.
  • Pitching, Campbell’s clutch knock lifts C-N over King
    April 04, 2017
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s pitching staff earned its first shutout of the 2017 season as a two-out RBI single to right field from Brendan Campbell gave the Eagles a 1-0 victory over King Tuesday afternoon at the King Baseball Field.
  • Tornado await trip from Eagles Tuesday
    April 03, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman makes its final non-conference road trip of 2017 Tuesday afternoon with a trek to King (Tenn.) in a contest slated for 3:30 p.m. from the King Baseball Field.
  • Eagles seal series win as C-N and L-R split twin-bill
    April 01, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Lenoir-Rhyne snapped Carson-Newman’s seven-game winning streak with a 4-3 win in game one before the Eagles bounced back to hold off a late rally with an 8-7 victory in the nightcap to capture the South Atlantic Conference series Saturday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Late rallies see C-N hold off L-R 11-8
    March 31, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman scored seven runs in the bottom of the eighth only to see Lenoir-Rhyne plate six runs in the top of the ninth as the Eagles staved off a comeback bid to win 11-8 in the first game of the three-game South Atlantic Conference series at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • League action sees Eagles host Bears
    March 30, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman takes a season-long six-game winning streak into a three-game South Atlantic Conference weekend series against Lenoir-Rhyne starting on Friday at 2 p.m. and ending on Saturday with a twin-bill on Saturday at noon from the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Bats provide pop, pitchers key as Eagles hammer Hawks
    March 29, 2017
    ROME, Ga. – Carson-Newman cranked out 15 hits, the second-most in 2017 as six pitchers limited the chances for Shorter as the Eagles earned an 11-4 victory Wednesday afternoon at the Robert H. Ledbetter Complex to run the team’s winning streak to six games.
  • Winning streak reaches five as C-N holds off Saints
    March 28, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman pushed its winning streak to a season-high five games as Limestone stranded 12 men on base and went 1-for-8 with runners in scoring position as the Eagles earned a 7-6 win Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
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