2018 Carson-Newman Baseball News

  • Rematch of 2017 title game opens C-N’s SAC Championships play
    April 25, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – A rematch of the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships open the 2018 tournament for Carson-Newman as the third-seeded Eagles take on fourth-seeded Lincoln Memorial Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Smokies Stadium.
  • Four Eagles clean up SAC baseball postseason accolades
    April 24, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – The South Atlantic Conference announced its postseason laurels Tuesday afternoon as Carson-Newman placed four athletes on all-conference clubs with a duo being awarded Gold Gloves for their work defensively.
  • Bats carry Eagles to sixth straight win, 14-7 over Big Blues
    April 23, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman went 7-for-14 with runners in scoring position using a late surge to pull away late from Bluefield State in a 14-7 victory Monday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex for its sixth consecutive victory.
  • SAC Tournament tune-up pits Eagles and Big Blues
    April 22, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Prior to opening South Atlantic Conference Tournament play on Friday, Carson-Newman closes the doors to the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex on Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. against Bluefield State.
  • C-N seizes sweep of Tusculum to clinch three seed
    April 21, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On the final day of the South Atlantic Conference regular season, Carson-Newman excelled in all three phases against Tusculum to finalize the series sweep with 6-4 and 7-4 victories Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Park to seize the No. 3 seed in next week’s conference tournament.
  • Marathon goes to Eagles behind two-out hitting
    April 20, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – In the second-longest game of the year for the team, Carson-Newman produced all of its runs with two outs and Tusculum stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth as the Eagles survived to take game one of the South Atlantic Conference series Friday night at Pioneer Park 7-4.
  • Seeding at stake as Eagles and Pioneers tangle
    April 19, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The two teams, Carson-Newman and Tusculum, in third place in the South Atlantic Conference standings square off for a three-game set beginning Friday evening at Pioneer Park at 6 p.m. before a doubleheader closes out the conference regular season at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Bradley earns TSWA Pitcher of the Week
    April 17, 2018
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Freshman right-hander Matt Bradley was named the Tennessee Sportswriters Association Pitcher of the Week Tuesday afternoon for his efforts against Lenoir-Rhyne in the series finale on Saturday.
  • Trio of Eagles power C-N past Trojans
    April 17, 2018
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lead by its timely hitting and pitching, Carson-Newman clobbered the Trevecca Nazerene Trojans on Tuesday evening by a final of 13-3 at Jackson Field.
  • Griffin’s group sets sights on final week with trip to Music City
    April 15, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With five games left on the regular-season schedule, Carson-Newman takes to the road to travel to Nashville for a midweek affair against Trevecca Nazerene on Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m. looking to build on a series win over Lenoir-Rhyne.
  • Bradley shoves as Eagles seal series over Bears
    April 14, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In his first career South Atlantic Conference start, Matt Bradley fired six shutout frames to help Carson-Newman take the series final 5-0 after falling 8-5 in the first game of the twin-bill Saturday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Five-run fifth provides C-N support to outlast L-R
    April 13, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman snapped a five-game South Atlantic Conference losing streak by using a five-run fifth inning and holding off a ninth-inning surge from Lenoir-Rhyne to win the series opener 7-5 on Friday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Nominees unveiled, voting open for Fifth Annual Frosty Awards
    April 12, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The nominees for 14 Frosty Awards categories have been released after selection from the Frosty Awards Committee.  The Fifth Annual Frosty Awards will take place in Gentry Auditorium on Tuesday, May 1 at 7 p.m.
  • Bears and Eagles tussle at Mossy Creek for SAC positioning
    April 12, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In a critical weekend series that features two clubs jostling for position in the South Atlantic Conference standings, Carson-Newman plays host to Lenoir-Rhyne for a 2 p.m. first pitch on Friday and a doubleheader on Saturday starting at noon.
  • Quartet of camps offered by baseball this summer
    April 11, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The summer camp schedule for baseball has been set by coach Tom Griffin featuring an all-phase, hitting, pitching and catching camp throughout the month of June at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Saints outslug Eagles in comeback win at Mossy Creek
    April 10, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In a game where each team hit three home runs, Limestone used a six-run sixth inning to overcome its third deficit of the day to win at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex for the first time Tuesday afternoon by a 10-8 tally over Carson-Newman.
  • Eagles angle to find path with Saints journeying to Mossy Creek
    April 09, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – After being swept at home by Mars Hill over the weekend, Carson-Newman looks to forget about the weekend and turn its sights to the future and Limestone for a Tuesday affair with the Saints starting at 3 p.m. at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Cheer camp set for July
    April 08, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman cheer coach Christy Bowlin has announced a cheer camp for July 20-22 for third through ninth graders. 
  • Lions tame Eagles to seize sweep
    April 08, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Mars Hill broke a 5-5 tie in the first game with a grand slam before an outburst in the second to win 11-5 and 16-0 in the final day of the series to sweep the South Atlantic Conference series Sunday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Dingers down Eagles as Lions seize game one
    April 06, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Mars Hill hammered three home runs as the Lions overcame an early four-run deficit to topple Carson-Newman in Friday afternoon’s South Atlantic Conference contest at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • C-N looks to snap skid against Mars Hill in weekend set
    April 05, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Having lost five straight games to Mars Hill, Carson-Newman returns to the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex for its first South Atlantic Conference series at home in three weeks starting at 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon.
  • Carson-Newman Vice President for Athletics announces retirement
    April 04, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman Vice President for Athletics Allen Morgan has announced that he will be retiring after six years leading the C-N athletic department, effective June 30, 2018.
  • Freshman lead Eagles to upset of #2 Belmont Abbey
    April 03, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Matt Bradley earned his first career save and three rookie hitters had two hits each as Carson-Newman toppled second-ranked Belmont Abbey 4-2 in comeback fashion Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Cruising #2 Crusaders come to Mossy Creek Tuesday
    April 02, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Riding one of the longest winning streaks in the country, second-ranked Belmont Abbey journeys to Carson-Newman’s campus for a 3 p.m. first pitch on Tuesday afternoon against the Eagles.
  • #24 Bulldogs bag two to wrap up series with Eagles
    March 31, 2018
    WINGATE, N.C. – Over a pair of games, No. 24 Wingate scored 14 runs with two outs to cap a fourth-straight series victory over Carson-Newman in South Atlantic Conference play Saturday afternoon at Ron Christopher Stadium. The Bulldogs sealed the first game 11-4 before surging to start the second in a 5-2 victory.
  • Resourceful Eagles take down #24 Bulldogs behind Cate, Gardner
    March 30, 2018
    WINGATE, N.C. – Carson-Newman scored in six of the nine innings as No. 24 Wingate committed six errors to beat the Bulldogs 7-4 in South Atlantic Conference action Friday night at Ron Christopher Stadium. Dillon Cate and Will Gardner combined to strike out 14 batters in the game.
  • Eight-game road trip ends as C-N travels to #24 Wingate
    March 29, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – To conclude its longest road sequence of the year of eight games, Carson-Newman ventures to 24th-ranked Wingate for a three-game series starting Friday evening at 6 p.m. before wrapping up with a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Hawks silence C-N’s bats in 3-1 triumph
    March 27, 2018
    ROME, Ga. – For the first time in the history of the series, Shorter defended its home field limiting Carson-Newman to four hits in a 3-1 victory on Tuesday at the Robert H. Ledbetter Complex.
  • Aerial affair pits Eagles and Hawks
    March 26, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Having won all four contests in Rome between the two schools, Carson-Newman visits Shorter Tuesday afternoon for a 3 p.m. first pitch looking to beat a non-conference team for the first time since March 6.
  • Long, Langhorne cap series as C-N salvages a win at LMU
    March 25, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – Dalton Long made two mistakes on the mound and Brett Langhorne notched four hits overall on the day as Carson-Newman overcame two walk-off losses to take an 8-4 victory in the finale. The Eagles fell 12-11 in the first game of the day against Lincoln Memorial at Lamar Hennon Field on Sunday in South Atlantic Conference play.
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