2018 Carson-Newman Baseball News

  • Griffin’s group projected to finish fifth in SAC preseason poll
    January 19, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – In the 2018 edition of the South Atlantic Conference preseason coaches’ poll, Carson-Newman was slotted for a tie for fifth with Mars Hill after finishing the regular season seventh a season ago.
  • Langhorne and Gardner tabbed preseason All-SAC
    January 19, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – A pair of seniors were listed on the South Atlantic Conference’s preseason all-conference units announced Friday afternoon as third baseman Brett Langhorne was on the top unit and right-hander pitcher Will Gardner picked up a nod on the second squad.
  • Cishek signs two-year contract with Cubs
    December 16, 2017
    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs made a two-year deal with former Carson-Newman right-hander Steve Cishek official Saturday afternoon after the hurler agreed to a deal with the organization Thursday according to various reports.
  • Balanced baseball schedule released by Griffin
    December 15, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The 2018 Carson-Newman baseball schedule features a late eight-game homestand in an otherwise balanced 48-game schedule as coach Tom Griffin unveiled the slate Saturday afternoon.
  • Jones inks deal with Colorado Rockies
    December 12, 2017
    DENVER – Former Carson-Newman catcher Greg Jones signed a minor-league deal with the Colorado Rockies to join the organization Thursday morning to continue his professional baseball career with a Major League Baseball franchise.
  • Conscientious Cishek paving path in baseball and faith
    October 21, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Ten years have come and gone since Steve Cishek last threw a pitch for Carson-Newman. His final delivery was in the NCAA South Regional, a strikeout of Tampa catcher Chris Robenbaum.
  • Dominant Orange team closes out Fall World Series with a five-run victory
    October 17, 2017
    Game five of the Orange and Blue Fall World Series ended with the Orange squad picking up a 8-3 victory over the Blue squad on Tuesday evening at Patriot Park.
  • Blue fights back for first win in Fall World Series
    October 15, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Blue team collected their first win of the 2017 Blue v Orange Fall World Series on Sunday afternoon in a 12-3 final at Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Orange puts early bow on Fall World Series
    October 14, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Coach Mark Allen Bounds’s Orange team picked up a 4-0 win in game two of the series and a 9-3 victory in game three Saturday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex in Carson-Newman baseball’s Fall World Series to seal the best-of-five tussle.
  • Orange’s offense packs punch in game one drubbing of Blue
    October 13, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Mark Allen Bounds’s Orange team cranked out 12 hits and scored in six of the seven innings in a 14-3 throttling of Brandon Roberts’s Blue team in game one of the Fall World Series Friday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Baseball's Orange and Blue World Series on tap
    October 12, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Putting a bow on its fall work, the Carson-Newman baseball team will host its annual Orange versus Blue World Series over the weekend in a best of five intrasquad series with teams led by pitching coach Mark Allen Bounds and assistant Brandon Roberts, one of the two MVPs in 2016.
  • Winter Prospect Camp dates set for December
    September 15, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman baseball coach Tom Griffin announced the dates for the Winter Prospect Camp for Dec. 2-3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for 9th to 12th graders. The camp will be held at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex located at 731 Davis Street.
  • Softball takes home Director’s Cup at Fifth Annual Eagle Scholars Ceremony
    September 07, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Carson-Newman softball program took home top honors as the recipients of the Carson-Newman Director's Cup as the athletic department recognized a record 177 Eagle Scholars at its annual ceremony Thursday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Carson-Newman set to recognize record number of Eagle Scholars Thursday
    September 06, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Year five 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. 
  • Griffin promotes Roberts to assistant coach
    August 16, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman baseball coach Tom Griffin announced Wednesday afternoon that Brandon Roberts would take on a larger role within his coaching staff entering the 2017 season.
  • Goforth garners 2017 CVCL Player of the Year
    August 15, 2017
    ROANOKE, Va. – Carson-Newman catcher Ethan Goforth took home the 2017 Player of the Year honors announced by the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League Tuesday afternoon.
  • C-N alum Cishek dealt to Rays
    July 30, 2017
    TAMPA BAY – Former Carson-Newman pitcher Steve Cishek has a new professional baseball home.
  • Griffin sets fall Elite Catching Camp for November
    July 26, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman head baseball coach Tom Griffin has set the dates for his annual elite catching camp for Nov. 4-5.