2017 Carson-Newman Baseball News

  • Wottreng cleans up in CoSIDA Publications & Digital Design Contest
    June 22, 2017
    ORLANDO – Carson-Newman assistant director of athletic communications Michael Wottreng brought home a haul in 2016-17 CoSIDA Publications and Digital Design Contest.
  • Jones signs professional contract with Utica Unicorns
    June 20, 2017
    UTICA, Mich. – The Utica Unicorns of the United Shore Professional Baseball League announced Tuesday afternoon that the organization has added Greg Jones to its 2017 roster. The C-N alumnus joins the club two days prior to its next scheduled game coming June 22 at 7:05 p.m.
  • Online registration for Elite Catching Camp closes Friday
    June 18, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin has set the dates for his annual elite catching camp for June 25-27.
  • Hitting, pitching camps up next for C-N Baseball
    June 13, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin has set the Eagles' hitting and pitching camps for the middle of June.
  • Two weeks left to sign up for C-N baseball's Elite Catching Camp
    June 10, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin has set the dates for his annual elite catching camp for June 25-27.
  • Baseball begins camp schedule next week
    June 06, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin has set the Eagles' all-phases, hitting and pitching camps for the middle of June.
  • Kirby lauded as CoSIDA Academic All-American
    May 31, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas – Paul Kirby has been named first-team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday morning becoming the second Academic All-American in the history of the baseball program.
  • Griffin's Elite Catching Camp starts in one month
    May 27, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin has set the dates for his annual elite catching camp for June 25-27.
  • Addington adds ABCA all-region award
    May 25, 2017
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - Wednesday evening the American Baseball Coaches Association announced the Division II All-Region units as senior Ryan Addington picked up a spot on the second-team Southeast All-Region club.
  • Griffin solidifies camp schedule for June
    May 24, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin has set the Eagles' all-phases, hitting and pitching camps for the middle of June.
  • Kirby seizes SAC Scholar Athlete accolade
    May 22, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference announced its 2017 baseball Scholar Athlete Wednesday afternoon as senior Paul Kirby added to his resume becoming the fifth student-athlete from Carson-Newman to pick up the plaudit.
  • NCBWA tabs Addington a member of All-Southeast Region team
    May 18, 2017
    PEMBROKE, N.C. – Senior outfielder Ryan Addington earned a spot on the 2017 National Collegiate Baseball Writers’ Association All-Southeast Region team that was announced Thursday morning as the Eagle picked up a spot on the honorable mention club.
  • Kirby adds to academic honors, named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 04, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – For the second straight season Carson-Newman placed a baseball player on the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District 3 team as senior Paul Kirby earned the plaudit Thursday afternoon.
  • 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.
  • Quartet of Eagles garner SAC All-Tournament team honors
    May 02, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. – Carson-Newman placed four members on the 2017 Pilot/Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championship All-Tournament Team announced by the league Tuesday afternoon. The runners-up saw Ryan Addington, Greg Jones, Brett Langhorne and Will Gardner earn the laurels.
  • Frosty Finalists for Athlete of the Year, Team of the Year released
    May 01, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Frosty Awards Committee has released the finalists for Male and Female Athlete of the Year, as well as Play of the Year.
  • Splendid Eagles advance to SAC Championship round with upset of #15 Catawba
    May 01, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. – Coming off of a win over Newberry, seventh-seeded Carson-Newman collided with top-seeded Catawba in an elimination game late Sunday night of the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships after the Eagles had been outscored 45-17 through four meetings in 2017.
  • Eagles look to keep magic rolling in SAC Championship round
    May 01, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – Seventh-seeded Carson-Newman will attempt to become the lowest seed in the history of the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships to win the league crown as the Eagles face undefeated and second-seeded Lincoln Memorial at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon.
  • Mistakes cost Eagles as ‘Splitters take SAC crown
    May 01, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. – Seventh-seeded Carson-Newman committed seven errors leading to seven runs as No. 2 seed Lincoln Memorial won a rematch of the 2013 South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships earning a 9-4 victory over the Eagles Monday afternoon at Smokies Stadium.
  • Lumber lights up late as Eagles advance in SAC Championships
    April 30, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. – Carson-Newman scored 10 runs in its final three at-bats including a six-run sixth inning in a 12-5 victory over Newberry in the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships Sunday evening at Smokies Stadium.
  • Frosty Awards Finalists for Male/Female Newcomer of the Year, Play of the Year presented
    April 29, 2017
    JEFFEERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Frosty Awards Committee has released the finalists for Male and Female Newcomer of the Year, as well as Play of the Year.
  • Davis dazzles as Eagles punish Pioneers
    April 29, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. – Freshman Jordan Davis had not thrown more than 3 1/3 innings in 2017 but went the distance to earn his first-career win in an elimination game in the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships to help seventh-seeded Carson-Newman topple fifth-seeded Tusculum 11-5 Saturday afternoon at Smokies Stadium.
  • Frosty Awards Finalists unveiled for Male and Female Performance of the Year, Comeback of the Year
    April 28, 2017
    JEFFEERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Frosty Awards Committee has released the finalists for Male and Female Performance of the Year, as well as Comeback of the Year.
  • Seven-run sixth anchors Catawba’s win over C-N
    April 28, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. – Top-seeded Catawba used a seven-run sixth inning to pace an offense that tallied 17 hits to defeat seventh-seeded Carson-Newman 11-2 Friday afternoon at Smokies Stadium in the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships.
  • Kirby tabbed SAC’s Elite 18 honoree
    April 28, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. – Senior Paul Kirby was named the South Atlantic Conference’s Elite 18 award winner Friday evening at the 2017 Baseball Championships taking home the plaudit awarded by the league for outstanding work not only in the field of competition, but also in the classroom around the community.
  • Clutch hits, Gardner’s complete game advance Eagles
    April 27, 2017
    KODAK, Tenn. – Carson-Newman overcame a 3-1 deficit after five innings and Will Gardner hurled his fifth complete game of 2017 to help the Eagles eliminate Coker on the opening day of the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships Thursday evening at Smokies Stadium.
  • 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.
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