2017 Carson-Newman Baseball News

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    February 25, 2017
    Catawba's bats too much for C-N in doubleheader sweep SALISBURY, N.C.— A pair of impressive offensive performances propelled the Catawba College Catawba Indians to a double header sweep of the Carson-Newman Eagles, taking game one 14-2 and game two 10-6 at Newman Park in Salisbury, N.C. on Saturday afternoon.
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    February 24, 2017
    Miscues mount as C-N drops SAC opener at Catawba SALISBURY, N.C. – Carson-Newman committed a season-high four errors as Catawba capitalized on the extra outs to pick up a 10-7 victory in the first game of the 2017 South Atlantic Conference schedule for each school Friday night at Newman Park.
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    February 23, 2017
    SAC play opens as Eagles travel to reigning SAC champion Catawba JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s South Atlantic Conference schedule opens Friday evening at 6 p.m. against the four-time defending regular season champions, Catawba, in the first of a three-game series that concludes with a doubleheader Saturday starting at 1 p.m. at Newman Park.
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    February 21, 2017
    Pioneers spoil C-N’s comeback bid with four-run ninth JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In a non-conference meeting between the two schools for the first time since 2008, Tusculum plated four runs in the top of the ninth inning to break a 6-6 tie and seal a 10-8 victory Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
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    February 19, 2017
    Situational pitching supports series-clinching win over T-Wolves JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s pitching staff stranded 10 runners as the Eagles picked up the rubber game of a three-game series Sunday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex by a 5-3 margin.
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    February 19, 2017
    Pioneers traverse to Mossy Creek for Tuesday test JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In a rare nonconference game between the two schools Carson-Newman hosts Tusculum Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex for a 2 p.m. first pitch.
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    February 18, 2017
    Northwood evens series as Eagles struggle with runners on JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman went 0-for-13 with runners in scoring position on the day en route to a 6-2 loss to Northwood Saturday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex in game two action.
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    February 17, 2017
    Six-run seventh anchors C-N’s comeback win over Northwood JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman used a six-run seventh inning and five home runs to overcome a late five-run deficit to earn a series-opening 13-9 victory over Northwood Friday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
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    February 16, 2017
    Timberwolves trek to Mossy Creek for three-game set JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In its final non-conference tune-up prior to start of South Atlantic Conference play, Carson-Newman plays host to Northwood for a three-game series at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex beginning Friday at 2 p.m. with the series wrapping up with a noon games on Saturday and Sunday.
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    February 14, 2017
    Record-breaking day propels Addington to sweep of player of the week plaudits ROCK HILL, S.C. – Courtesy of a South Atlantic Conference record 10 runs batted in on Friday Ryan Addington was named the league’s Player of the Week Tuesday morning. The senior also picked up the Tennessee Sportswriter’s Association weekly award on Valentine’s Day.
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    February 14, 2017
    Sluggish start dooms Eagles at #19 Crusaders BELMONT, N.C. – Carson-Newman notched just one hit in the first six innings falling behind 5-0 before a late rally fell short in a 6-4 loss at No. 19 Belmont Abbey Tuesday afternoon at Abbey Yard.
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    February 12, 2017
    Valentine’s Day battle pits Eagles and #19 Crusaders JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Having won four consecutive games Carson-Newman hits the road to face 2016 NCAA Playoff participant Belmont Abbey Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. looking to extend its winning streak.
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    February 11, 2017
    Bats back pitching with another offensive slug fest in Eagles' sweep of Cavaliers JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.—Carson-Newman capped off its first series-sweep of the 2017 campaign with a pair of wins over UVA-Wise Saturday afternoon as the Eagles continued to swing the bat well in 16-3 and 9-5 victories over the Cavs.
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    February 11, 2017
    Three former Eagles realize baseball’s American Dream JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Americans have been playing baseball since the mid-1800s as boys across the country have spent countless hours dreaming of the opportunity to be called a professional baseball player in the greatest pastime this nation has to offer.
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    February 10, 2017
    Addington’s record day paces C-N’s slugfest of UVA-Wise JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Ryan Addington drove in a South Atlantic Conference record 10 runs while hitting two grand slams to lead Carson-Newman to a home-opening win for the 20th time in 24 tries as the Eagles blasted UVA-Wise 18-5 Friday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
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    February 09, 2017
    SDBC opens with three-game set against Cavaliers JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman opens up its 2017 home schedule with a three-game series against Virginia-Wise Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. and a doubleheader Saturday starting at noon from the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
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    February 08, 2017
    Jones muscles Eagles to first win of 2017 GAFFNEY, S.C. – Greg Jones hit a home run and drove in five runs as Carson-Newman captured their first victory of the 2017 season with a 11-5 victory at Limestone Wednesday afternoon at Founders Federal Credit Union Stadium.
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    February 06, 2017
    Limestone angles to extend home success against C-N JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Limestone has won seven straight home games against Carson-Newman as the Eagles look to bust that streak and win their first game of 2017 Wednesday afternoon for a 2 p.m. first pitch at Founders Federal Credit Union Stadium.
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    February 05, 2017
    Nighthawks pound Eagles 17-0 to sweep series DAHLONEGA, Ga. – No. 27 North Georgia mashed four home runs to cap a three-game sweep of Carson-Newman with a 17-0 victory Sunday afternoon at Bob Stein Stadium.
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    February 04, 2017
    Nighthawks offensive slugfest powers past C-N for 13-4 win DAHLONEGA, Ga.— North Georgia utilized 16 hits and a pair of home runs from Conner Corbitt to knock around Carson-Newman’s pitching staff Saturday afternoon as the Nighthawks took down the Eagles 13-4 to secure the season-opening series-win.
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    February 03, 2017
    Late hitting helps Nighthawks top Eagles 6-4 in lid-lifter DAHLONEGA, Ga. – North Georgia scored four runs off of Carson-Newman relievers and the Eagles mustered just three hits as the Nighthawks captured the 2017 season opener 6-4 at Bob Stein Stadium Friday afternoon.
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    February 02, 2017
    Starting point for 2017 sends C-N to #27 North Georgia JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Coming off of a second-place finish in the league in 2016, Carson-Newman gears up for a three-game series in Dahlonega, Ga. against 27th-ranked North Georgia beginning Friday at 2 p.m. The Eagles play Saturday at 2 p.m. and conclude the series on Sunday at 1.
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    February 02, 2017
    Baseball peels curtain back to 2017 hype video JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Carson-Newman baseball team opens the 2017 regular season Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. on the road against North Georgia looking to hold up the South Atlantic Conference Tournament trophy at Smokies Park debuting its hype video Friday morning.
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    January 26, 2017
    Eagles pick up first-place vote, picked fourth in SAC preseason poll JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Thursday morning the South Atlantic Conference released its preseason coaches’ poll and Carson-Newman was picked fourth, its highest prediction since 2011, and earned a first-place vote for the third time in program history.
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    January 26, 2017
    Four Eagles land on preseason All-SAC teams ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference released its preseason all-conference units Thursday morning as Carson-Newman saw outfielder Ryan Addington, outfielder Cade Snapp and shortstop Jimmy Rice land on the first team and Gooch Greer earning a spot on the second team.
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    January 21, 2017
    Carson-Newman Baseball: Pitchers and Catchers Position Preview JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The first pitch for the 2017 Carson-Newman baseball is less than weeks away as the athletic communications staff finalizes the position previews with a look at the pitchers and catchers with senior Gooch Greer.
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    January 19, 2017
    Carson-Newman Baseball: Infielders Position Preview JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The second installment of the Carson-Newman baseball position previews shines a spotlight on the infield as the athletic communications group speaks with senior shortstop Jimmy Rice.
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    January 16, 2017
    Carson-Newman Baseball: Outfielders Position Preview JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – As the 2017 baseball season draws closer for Carson-Newman, the athletic communications department will preview the position groups for the Eagles beginning with a look at the outfielders with senior outfielder Ryan Addington.
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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 16, 2016
    Griffin releases home heavy 2017 baseball schedule JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman baseball coach Tom Griffin unveiled the 2017 baseball schedule Friday afternoon as the Eagles will play 50 total games, 27 including 14 out of 19 games in March at home and travel 3,149 miles for 20 road affairs.
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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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    October 18, 2016
    Bantus cap World Series with 21-4 slaughter JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn.— After clinching the 2016 Carson-Newman Fall World Series Monday afternoon, B-Rob’s Blue Bantus exploded for 21 runs off 18 hits to cut down Haeberlee’s Orange Juiceman 21-4 in Game 5 at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
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    October 17, 2016
    Blue Bantus seal Fall World Series on walk-off hit batter JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Austin Conner (Sevierville, Tenn.) hit Jimmy Rice (Middlesex, N.J.) on the left bicep with the bases loaded to score Ryan Addington (Cincinnati, Ohio) and propel Brandon Roberts’s Blue Bantus to a 9-8 victory and a 3-1 series win over Lee Haeberle’s Juicemen Monday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
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    October 16, 2016
    The Blue Bantus take a 2-1 series lead The Blue Bantus used an offensive explosion in the seventh inning to take the series lead.
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    October 15, 2016
    Juicemen even up series with game two victory JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Tanner Fee led Haeberle's juicemen to a win as he went 4.2 shutout innings on the mound, striking out 6 Bantus. Fee also added a two run double at the dish to help his own cause.
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    October 14, 2016
    Blue Bantu’s bash Juicemen in game one JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – It was all Bantu’s in game one of the Orange and Blue World Series Friday afternoon as they coasted to a 14-2 victory, using a combination of efficient pitching and contagious hitting.
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    October 11, 2016
    Baseball prepares for Orange and Blue World Series JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman baseball team concludes its fall work with its annual Blue and Orange World Series in a best-of-five intrasquad series led by assistant coaches Lee Haeberle (Blue) and Brandon Roberts (Orange).
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    October 04, 2016
    Baseball to host winter prospect camp in December JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin's announced the dates for the Winter Prospect Camp for Dec. 3-4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for 9th to 12th graders.
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    September 22, 2016
    Griffin adds Haeberle and Roberts to baseball’s coaching staff JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman baseball coach Tom Griffin announced Monday morning that Lee Haeberle and Brandon Roberts have been added to his coaching staff for the 2017 season.
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    September 08, 2016
    Griffin announces dates for fall Elite Catching Camp JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin's annual elite catching camp has been announced for November 12-13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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