2016-17 Men's Swimming News

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    January 13, 2017
    C-N stays perfect in dual meets with 345-179 thrashing of Emmanuel FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The Carson-Newman swim team picked up its fourth victory in four dual meets this season, as they bested the Emmanuel College Lions by as score of 345-179 on Friday afternoon in Franklin Springs, Ga.
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    January 12, 2017
    Taylor, Eagles look for similar results in first meet of new year JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – While the calendar has turned over to 2017, the Carson-Newman swim team will be looking to continue the success that started in the fall of 2016 when they pay a visit to Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Ga. on Sept. 13th for a dual meet against the Lions at 3 p.m.
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    December 31, 2016
    Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Male Athlete of the Year From now until Jan. 1, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester. These are the fall nominees for Male Athlete of the Year. New Year's Day, we'll unveil the candidates for Female Athlete of the Year.
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    December 26, 2016
    Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Male Performance of the Year From now until Jan. 1, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester. These are the fall nominees for Male Performance of the Year. Tuesday, we'll unveil the candidates for Female Performance of the Year.
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    December 24, 2016
    Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Team of the Year From now until Jan. 1, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester. These are the fall nominees for Team of the Year. Christmas, we'll unveil the candidates for Play of the Year.
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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 19, 2016
    Saints, Knights no match for Eagles, who claim easy tri-meet victories LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Carson-Newman men’s and women’s swim teams each coasted to pair of victories on Saturday in a tri-meet against Bellarmine University and Maryville University at the Mary T. Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Louisville.
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    December 16, 2016
    Tri-meet brings Eagles to Louisville for clash with Maryville, Bellarmine JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – After nearly a month off following three days at the Bearcats Midseason Invitational in Cincinnati, the Carson-Newman swim team will travel to the Mary T. Aquatic Center on the campus of the University of Louisville for a tri-meet on Saturday.
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    December 09, 2016
    This Week at The Creek: December 11- December 17, 2016 This week at The Creek basketball will face off against two conference opponents in Catawba and Lenoir-Rhyne. The swim team will also have competitions on the road.
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    November 22, 2016
    Both Eagle swim teams move into CollegeSwimming.com top 10 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – On Tuesday, CollegeSwimming.com came out with a new set of rankings and both of Carson-Newman’s swim teams have moved into the top 10 nationally.
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    November 19, 2016
    More records fall as Eagles finish Bearcats Midseason Invitational CINCINNATI, Ohio – In a week that’s been full of outstanding performances and new records, the Carson-Newman swim team capped three days of competition at the Bearcats Midseason Invitational in Cincinnati, Ohio with another excellent night inside the Keating Aquatics Center.
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    November 19, 2016
    Lancaster's record in the 100 IM highlights Saturday morning action for Eagles CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Carson-Newman swim team began the final day of the Bearcats Midseason Invitational on Saturday morning at the Keating Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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    November 18, 2016
    Hughes picks up a victory as Eagles continue strong showing in day two CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Carson-Newman swim team completed the second day of competition in the Bearcats Midseason Invitational on Friday at Keating Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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    November 18, 2016
    Eagles start off well in day two in Cincinnati CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Carson-Newman swim team has completed the preliminary swims on Friday morning in day two of the Bearcats Midseason Invitational at the Keating Aquatics Center on the campus of the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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    November 17, 2016
    Figueiredo sets new program record as Eagles open meet in Cincinnati CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Carson-Newman swim team completed the preliminary portion of day one at the Bearcat Midseason Invitational on Thursday at the Keating Aquatics Center at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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    November 17, 2016
    Five records set in first day at Bearcats Midseason Invitational CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Carson-Newman swim team set a new pool record in the men’s 200 freestyle relay and broke four program records in the first day of competition in the Bearcats Midseason Invitational at the Keating Aquatics Center at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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    November 16, 2016
    Mid-Season Invite brings Eagles to Cincinnati for final fall event JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – Following a successful start to the season that included victories in all three of their dual meets, the Eagles will face possibly their biggest test of the season when they travel to Cincinnati, Ohio for the Bearcats Midseason Invitational, which is being held at the University of Cincinnati on November 17th – 19th.
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    November 14, 2016
    This Week at The Creek: November 20- November 26, 2016 It's Rivalry Week as Carson-Newman welcomes Lincoln Memorial to The Creek on Tuesday Night.
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    November 13, 2016
    This Week at The Creek: November 13 - November 19, 2016 Basketball Season starts This at The Creek.
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    November 12, 2016
    Robert Griswold: Paralympic bronze medalist JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn - Life has never been short on challenges for Carson-Newman’s Robert Griswold (Freehold, N.J.). Whether it’s overcoming the difficulties of living with cerebral palsy, becoming a successful collegiate swimmer or reaching the Paralympics, the sophomore has always had to work hard to achieve his goals.
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    November 08, 2016
    Figueiredo claims BMC Swimmer of the Week honor JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – For the second week, one of Carson-Newman’s student athletes has claimed one of the Bluegrass Mountain Conference’s Swimmer of the Week awards, as Marcelo Figueiredo (Porto Alegre, Brazil) claimed the honor this week.
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    November 06, 2016
    This Week at The Creek: November 6 - November 12, 2016 Come out and watch the last two volleyball home games of the season.
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    November 04, 2016
    Eagles sweep second consecutive dual meet, downing King (Tenn.) 328.5-72.5 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman swim team hosted their dual meet of the fall at Maddox Pool on Friday night and they collected their third straight win by decimating the King (Tenn.) by a score of 328.50 to 72.50.
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    October 30, 2016
    This Week at The Creek: October 30- November 5, 2016 See where all you're favorite teams are travelling to This Week at The Creek.
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    October 28, 2016
    Eagles hammer Cumberlands in dual meet at Maddox JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – The Carson-Newman swim team hosted their second dual meet of the season at Maddox Pool and turned it into their second victory of the fall by demolishing the University of the Cumberlands, 327-83, on Friday night.
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    October 27, 2016
    Men ranked 22nd, women receiving votes in new CSCAA poll JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman men’s swim team has been ranked 22nd in the nation by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America, who published their initial poll of the season on Thursday. The women’s team is also receiving the most votes in the rankings among teams that are not in the top 25.
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    October 27, 2016
    Eagles look to continue strong start in duel meet against Patriots JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – Following a victory in their first dual meet of the year, the Carson-Newman swim team welcomes the University of the Cumberlands to Maddox Pool on Friday for a meet that’s scheduled to begin at 6 p.m in Jefferson City, Tennessee.
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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 15, 2016
    Eagles cruise to big win over Limestone in first dual meet JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – The Carson-Newman swim team hosted their first dual meet of the season on Saturday against the Limestone Saints and they emerged victorious by a combined score of 386-134.
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    October 13, 2016
    Limestone comes to Jefferson City for first dual meet of the fall JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – The Carson-Newman swim team is preparing for their first dual meet of the season, as they will host the 25th ranked Limestone Saints, one of their rivals in the Bluegrass Mountain Conference, on Saturday at 1pm at Maddox Pool.
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    October 09, 2016
    This Week at the Creek: October 9- October 15, 2016 See what is happening in a busy week ahead for Carson-Newman Sports.
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    September 30, 2016
    Blue edges Orange in intrasquad meet JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman swim team made held its blue-orange inter-squad meet on Friday night and the blue team emerged victorious, 213-195, at Maddox Pool in Jefferson City, Tenn.
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    September 29, 2016
    Inter-Squad Swim Meet Pitts Blue Against Orange JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn – The Carson-Newman swim team will be in action at home on Friday in a Blue vs. Orange Inter-squad meet at Maddox Pool at 5:30pm.
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    September 17, 2016
    Griswold Qualifies Third in SM8 200m Individual Medley RIO de JANIERO, Brazil – Competing in his third event of the Paralympics Saturday morning, Carson-Newman sophomore Robert Griswold (Freehold, NJ) qualified for the final in the SM8 individual medley by swimming the third fastest time in the opening heats. He’ll have a chance at his second medal at 4:43pm this afternoon in the final.
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    September 17, 2016
    Griswold Finishes Up in Rio With Fourth and Sixth Place Finishes RIO de JANIERO, Brazil – Robert Griswold (Freehold, NJ) swam in his final two events at the Paralympics Saturday, competing in the SM8 200m individual medley and swimming the backstroke leg of the 4x100m medley relay for Team USA. Griswold finished fourth in the individual medley and Team USA came in sixth in the medley relay.
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    September 17, 2016
    Figueiredo Places Second, Men Second, Women Fourth at Open Water Championships LAWRENCE, Kan – The Carson-Newman men’s swim team turned in a second place finish, while the women’s team came in fourth on Saturday at the CSCAA Open Water Championships at Lone Star Lake in Lawrence, Kansas.
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    September 16, 2016
    Open Water Swimming Championships Begin 2016-17 Schedule for Eagles LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Carson-Newman men’s and women’s swim teams are ready to begin their fourth seasons of competition. Their schedules for the 2016-17 regular seasons will begin with a trip to Lawrence, Kansas for the inaugural CSCAA National Collegiate Open Water Swimming Championships on September 17th.
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    September 13, 2016
    Griswold Sets Paralympic Record in Heat One of the S8 100m Backstroke RIO de JANIERO, Brazil – Carson-Newman sophomore swimmer Robert Griswold (Freehold, N.J.) set a Paralympic record in heat one of the S8 100m backstroke at the Paralympics on Tuesday morning in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
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    September 13, 2016
    Robert Griswold Captures a Bronze Medal in S8 100m Backstroke in Rio RIO de JANIERO, Brazil – Carson-Newman sophomore swimmer Robert Griswold (Freehold, N.J.) captured a bronze medal on Tuesday evening in the Paralympics S8 100m backstroke. He also set a new American record with a time of 1.04.68.
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    September 08, 2016
    Robert Griswold Qualifies Second in S8 400M Freestyle at Paralympics RIO de JANIERO, Brazil – Carson-Newman sophomore Robert Griswold (Freehold, NJ) swam in the S8 400m freestyle preliminary heat this morning in the 2016 Paralympics. Griswold swam the second fastest time in the qualifying round with a mark of 4.38.46, behind only British swimmer Oliver Hynd.
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