2017-18 Carson-Newman Women's Basketball News

  • Mincey announces June dates for Lady Eagle Basketball Camp
    April 24, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman women’s basketball coach Mike Mincey announced Tuesday afternoon that the annual Lady Eagle Basketball Camp will be held from June 11-14 at Holt Fieldhouse for second through eighth graders running from 9 a.m. to noon each day.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • C-N finishes season ranked fifth, highest mark in SAC history
    March 26, 2018
    LILBURN, Ga. – In the final Women's Basketball Coaches Association poll released following the national championship, Carson-Newman was ranked fifth, the highest final ranking in the history of South Atlantic Conference schools.
  • Historic year concludes as Union survives C-N’s second-half surge in Elite Eight
    March 19, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Trailing by as many as 21 points in the third quarter, second-seeded Carson-Newman had six possessions to tie or take the lead in the final 2:08 but could not get a bucket to fall as seventh-seeded Union eliminated the Lady Eagles from the Elite Eight with a 73-70 triumph Monday afternoon at the Sanford Pentagon.
  • Price and Wester hailed as WBCA All-Americans
    March 18, 2018
    ATLANTA – For the first time in the school’s history in the NCAA rankings, Carson-Newman has a pair of All-Americans as Haris Price and Mika Wester were tabbed by the Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association on Sunday evening.
  • Lady Eagles prepare to take flight in Elite Eight against Bulldogs
    March 17, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Mount Rushmore State provides the site for the 2018 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Elite Eight as second-seeded Carson-Newman and seventh-seeded Union hit the hardwood at the Sanford Pentagon on Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the national quarterfinals for the first time in each school’s history.
  • Mincey’s group gets two seed, will play Union in Elite Eight
    March 13, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released its re-seeds and Elite Eight pairings Wednesday afternoon as Carson-Newman was placed as the No. 2 seed and will challenge seventh-seeded Union on Monday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m. EST in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • REGION CHAMPS! #6 C-N holds off #25 UNG to advance to Elite Eight
    March 12, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Carson-Newman, the top seed in the Southeast Region, held off a late charge from No. 25 North Georgia, the third-seeded team, to match a program record for wins and advance to the school’s first-ever Elite Eight with a 75-71 triumph Monday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • #6 C-N and #25 North Georgia duel for Southeast supremacy
    March 11, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Sixth-ranked Carson-Newman, the top seed in the Southeast Region, looks to match a program record for wins in a season and earn its first region championship Monday night at 7 p.m. inside of Holt Fieldhouse against third-seeded and 25th-ranked North Georgia.
  • Price, Wester reel in first-team all-region honors from D2CCA
    March 11, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – For the first time in the school’s Division II era, Carson-Newman has a pair of all-region performers as Haris Price and Mika Wester were named first-team honorees by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) Monday morning.
  • Marosites, Wester register double-doubles to lead #6 C-N into Southeast Region Final
    March 10, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Kayla Marosites tallied a career-high 31 points and Mika Wester picked up a career-high 11 assists to helped top-seeded Carson-Newman to a 96-85 victory in the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championships Saturday evening at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Clutch shots help #6 C-N survive Anderson in NCAA opening round
    March 09, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Trailing by a point 2:45 to go in the game, top-seeded Carson-Newman made its final four shots from the field and scored the final nine points of the game to win its fourth NCAA Tournament game in program history 70-62 on Friday evening at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • SAC schools square off as #6 C-N opens NCAA Tournament versus Anderson
    March 07, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Familiar foes hit the hardwood in the opening round of the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championships as top-seeded and sixth-ranked Carson-Newman hosts eight-seeded Anderson Friday evening at 5 p.m. inside of Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Tip times set for women's Southeast Region tournament
    March 05, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Game times have been finalized for this weekend's regional of the 2018 NCAA Women's Basketball Championships to be hosted by the top club in the Southeast Region, Carson-Newman, from March 9-12.
  • #7 C-N sets SAC wins record en route to second SAC Tournament crown
    March 04, 2018
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Seventh-ranked Carson-Newman became the first team in South Atlantic Conference history to win 29 games in a season as the Lady Eagles secured their second league crown in eight days by beating No. 21 Wingate 79-70 Sunday afternoon in the conference tournament championship game at Timmons Arena.
  • #7 C-N reigns supreme in Southeast Region, will host NCAA Tournament
    March 04, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – After spending the entirety of the 2017-18 season atop the South Atlantic Conference standings, the NCAA announced that Carson-Newman is the top seed in the Southeast Region Sunday evening. Its opponent will be eighth-seeded Anderson in a game Friday evening.
  • Simerly’s double-double lifts #7 C-N into the SAC title game
    March 03, 2018
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Jecca Simerly tallied her seventh-career double-double with 17 points and a career-high 13 rebounds as top-seeded Carson-Newman grinded out a 79-73 win over fourth-seeded Lincoln Memorial Saturday afternoon to advance to the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Championships title game.
  • Powerhouses meet in SAC title game as #7 C-N and #21 Wingate duel
    March 03, 2018
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – The top two teams in the Southeast Region for nearly the entirety of the 2017-18 season meet in a rubber contest Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. as seventh-ranked Carson-Newman and 21st-ranked Wingate meet for the 2018 South Atlantic Conference Tournament Championship.
  • LMU awaits in SAC semifinals as #7 C-N seeks trip to title game
    March 02, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Looking to avenge one of its two losses on the year, top-seeded Carson-Newman plays fourth-seeded Lincoln Memorial Saturday at noon inside of Timmons Arena looking to advance to the South Atlantic Conference’s championship game for the first time since 2007.
  • Price nets Co-Player of Year, Mincey named top coach as #7 C-N racks up All-SAC nods
    March 01, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – After winning the regular season title, Haris Price was named the South Atlantic Conference’s Co-Player of the Year and Mike Mincey was named the Coach of the Year announced Thursday morning as seventh-ranked Carson-Newman placed four players on all-league clubs.
  • Last installment of NCAA Region Rankings shows C-N on top
    February 28, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – With conference tournaments beginning, the NCAA released its final batch of region rankings Wednesday afternoon as Carson-Newman holds onto the top spot in the Southeast Region, having been No. 1 for each of the three weeks it has been released.
  • #7 C-N overcomes inefficient shooting night to bounce Bears
    February 28, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Despite its worst shooting performance at home in over two years, top-seeded Carson-Newman advanced in the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Championships with a 75-63 win over eighth-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Seventh-ranked C-N begins quest for SAC Tournament title with L-R
    February 27, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Following its first regular season title in 21 year, top-seeded Carson-Newman, ranked seventh nationally, plays host to eighth-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. in the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Championships Quarterfinals inside of Holt Fieldhouse.
  • SAC CHAMPS! #3 C-N leads wire-to-wire in thumping of #21 Wingate
    February 24, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Third-ranked Carson-Newman scored seven seconds into the game and never looked back leading by as many as 29 points to capture the program's sixth South Atlantic Conference crown 86-71 Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • SAC title on the line as #3 C-N hosts #21 Wingate on senior day
    February 22, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – As third-ranked Carson-Newman prepares for senior day, the South Atlantic Conference will see the second winner-take-all regular season finale in the history of the league Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. as the Lady Eagles host 21st-ranked Wingate at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • NCAA keeps third-ranked Lady Eagles on top of Southeast Region
    February 21, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – In the second display of the NCAA Region Rankings, third-ranked Carson-Newman maintained its hold on the top spot in the Southeast Region in the listings posted on Wednesday afternoon.
  • ‘Splitters stun #3 Lady Eagles withstanding a furious fourth-quarter rally
    February 21, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – Third-ranked Carson-Newman by 18 points with 6:17 to play before mounting a massive rally that gave the Lady Eagles two possessions to tie or win the game with under 10 seconds to play as Lincoln Memorial dodged a bullet with an 89-87 upset in South Atlantic Conference play Wednesday night at Tex Turner Arena.
  • Wester reels in second Astroturf SAC Player of the Week
    February 20, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the second time this year and third time in her career, Mika Wester was named the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week announced by the league Tuesday morning.
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