May 30, 2012
C-N Softball Signs Nine in 2012 Recruiting Class
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman softball has signed nine student-athletes for the 2013 season, head coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield announced Wednesday. East Tennessee products Brittany Hefner (Morristown, Tenn.), Kelli Hensley (Knoxville, Tenn.), and Katie Brown (Maryville, Tenn.), along with Katie Sims (Soddy Daisy, Tenn.), Braleigh Angel (Chattanooga, Tenn.), Hayley Burnette (Rossville, Ga.) and Brenna Nation (Chickamauga, Ga.), all from the Chattanooga area have signed to play with the Lady Eagles next season. Kimberly Wilkinson (Warren Co., Tenn.) and Kalyn Davis (Danville, Ky.) complete the 2012 signing class.
May 8, 2012
C-N’s Skeen named earns 2012 Daktronics All-Region honors
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Carson-Newman senior outfielder Cassidy Skeen (Powell, Tenn.) has been named to the 2012 Daktronics Softball All-Southeast Region Second Team, it was announced on Tuesday.
April 21, 2012
Anderson ends Lady Eagles' SAC Tournament run, 2-0
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Anderson University advanced to the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship game with a 2-0 victory over Carson-Newman College Saturday afternoon at Red Edmonds Field. The third-seeded Trojans (38-12) will play top-seeded Lenoir-Rhyne University (45-11) Sunday at 1:00 p.m. for the conference title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament.
April 21, 2012
Shoemake, Lady Eagles eliminate Tusculum, 9-1
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Fourth-seeded Carson-Newman exploded for six runs in the fifth inning en route to a 9-1 win over No. 5 seed Tusculum in six innings, Saturday morning in an elimination game of the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship at Red Edmonds Field on the Tusculum campus. With the victory, the Eagles (34-21) advance to the elimination bracket final against the loser of Saturday’s winner’s bracket final between No. 1 Lenoir-Rhyne and No. 3 Anderson. Tusculum is eliminated from the tournament to end its season at 32-25.
April 20, 2012
Lance's late home run lifts Lady Eagles past Catawba, 3-2
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Caitlyn Lance hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning as Carson-Newman College rallied for a 3-2 victory over Catawba College in an elimination game at the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship Friday evening at Red Edmonds Field. The fourth-seeded Lady Eagles (33-21) advance to face fifth-seeded Tusculum in an elimination game Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m.
April 20, 2012
Shealy keeps C-N alive against Mars Hill, 10-4
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Mary Shealy homered twice, including a grand slam, and pitched four perfect innings to open the game, to lead C-N past Mars Hill, 10-4, in an elimination game in the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Tournament. Carson-Newman advances to face Catawba at 6 p.m. at Red Edmonds Field on the Tusculum campus at 6 p.m. this evening.
April 19, 2012
Tusculum powers past Lady Eagles in seventh in SAC Tourney opener, 5-1
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Fifth-seeded Tusculum plated four runs in the seventh inning to break a 1-1 tie en route to a 5-1 win over No. 4 seed Carson-Newman in an opening round game of the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Tournament Thursday morning at Red Edmonds Field.
April 18, 2012
Three Lady Eagles earn All-SAC honors
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Carson-Newman centerfielder Cassidy Skeen (Knoxville, Tenn.) is one of three Lady Eagles to be named to the 2012 All-South Atlantic Conference Softball Teams, the league announced on Wednesday. Skeen earns first team All-SAC honors, while first baseman Caitlyn Lance (East Ridge, Tenn.) and pitcher Mary Shealy (Clinton, S.C.) were named to the second team.
April 15, 2012
Shealy picks up 100th career win, homers twice; Lady Eagles shutout Limestone on Senior Day
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman senior Mary Shealy pitched a pair of two-hit shutouts to pick up her 100th career win, and hit two home runs in her final home games as the Lady Eagles sent their three seniors out in style in a sweep of visiting Limestone, 9-0 and 8-0. Carson-Newman moves to 31-20 on the season and will face Tusculum on Thursday in the first round of the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Tournament. First pitch is at 10:30 a.m. in Greeneville, Tenn.
April 14, 2012
Lady Eagles split SAC finale with Brevard; Face Tusculum in SAC Tournament on Thursday
Brevard, N.C. - Carson-Newman's Bri Shoemake had an RBI double to lift the Lady Eagles to a 4-2 win in the opener and Brevard's Alyssa Miller (9-8) pitched a one-hit shutout in Game 2 as Carson-Newman and Brevard College split a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader on Saturday in Brevard, N.C. Carson-Newman improves to 29-20 on the year. Carson-Newman is the No. 4 seed in the 2012 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament and will face No. 5 Tusculum on Thursday at 10:30 in Greeneville, Tenn. Lenoir-Rhyne is the No. 1 seed and will face No. 8 Mars Hill on the Lady Eagles' side of the bracket.
April 11, 2012
Shealy belts another late home run to lead C-N to sweep of Mars Hill
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Mary Shealy pitched six shutout innings in the opener and then hit the go-ahead home run in the sixth inning in game two to power the lady Eagles to a South Atlantic Conference sweep of Mars Hill on Wednesday at the C-N Softball Complex. C-N controlled game one, winning 7-1, while the Lady Eagles rallied to win 5-4 in game two. With the wins, C-N moves to 28-19 overall and 9-7 in SAC play with two games left, while Mars Hill falls to 21-21 and 6-10.
April 6, 2012
Shealy’s walk-off home run sends C-N to sweep of first-place Anderson
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman pitcher Mary Shealy lead off the bottom of the seventh inning with a walk-off home run to centerfield to send the Lady Eagles to a 4-3 win in Game 2 and a sweep of South Atlantic Conference leading Anderson (S.C.) on Friday afternoon at the C-N Softball Complex. C-N won the opener, 5-3. The win loves C-N to 25-18 on the year and 7-7 in SAC play, while Anderson falls to 31-9 and 9-5 in SAC play, and out of first.
March 28, 2012
Lady Eagles split wild doubleheader with Georgia College
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles scored 16 runs, their most in four years, in a 16-8 win in Game 1, while Georgia College bounced back for a 3-0 shutout win in Game 2 as the two teams split a softball doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at the Lady Eagle Softball Complex. Carson-Newman moves to 22-16 on the year, while Georgia College is now 23-19.
March 27, 2012
Shealy, Lady Eagles shut down Tusculum, 9-0 and 6-0
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- Carson-Newman’s Mary Shealy threw a pair of complete-game shutouts to lead the Eagles to a sweep of their South Atlantic Conference doubleheader with Tusculum on Tuesday afternoon. Carson-Newman won the opener 9-0 and took game two by a 6-0 score at Red Edmonds Field.
March 25, 2012
Lenoir-Rhyne sweeps Lady Eagles with two one-run wins, 1-0 and 4-3
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Lenoir-Rhyne’s Marie Mauhar went 5-for-5 with three doubles to spark the L-R offense and provides runs on a day where scoring was hard to come by to lead L-R to a South Atlantic Conference sweep against Carson-Newman on Sunday afternoon at the Lady Eagle Softball Complex. L-R took the opener, 1-0, and picked up a 4-3 win in Game 2. With the wins, L-R improves to 31-10 overall and 7-3 in SAC play, while C-N falls to 19-15 and 2-6.
March 22, 2012
Softball All-American Sammy Hatcher Chafin named to 2012 SAC Hall of Fame Class
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Former Carson-Newman softball All-American Sammi Hatcher Chafin is among the five new inductees to join the South Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame this summer, commissioner Patrick Britz announced on Wednesday. Chafin, formerly Sammi Hatcher, starred for the Lady Eagles from 1990-1993 as C-N claimed three of the first four South Atlantic Conference softball titles.
March 17, 2012
Lady Eagles split SAC doubleheader with Wingate
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles hit four home runs in the opener and Wingate answered with a pair home runs in Game 2 as the two teams split a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at the Lady Eagles' Softball Complex. C-N won Game 1 in six innings, 8-0, while Wingate held off C-N for a 3-2 win in Game 2.
March 15, 2012
Lady Eagles pick up first SAC win in split at LMU
HARROGATE, TN -- The LMU Lady Railsplitters' softball team split a doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon with the Carson-Newman College Lady Eagles in their South Atlantic Conference home opener. Lincoln Memorial University dropped the first game 6-4, and recovered to take a 6-4 victory in the finale. With the split, the Lady Railsplitters move to 10-17 overall on the season and 2-2 in the SAC. The Lady Eagles go to 18-10 and 1-3 in the South Atlantic Conference.
March 11, 2012
Lady Eagles take out frustrations on Belmont Abbey in sweep, 8-0 and 7-2
BELMONT, N.C. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles hammered out 23 hits and 15 runs to sweep a doubleheader from Belmont Abbey College on Sunday afternoon in Belmont, N.C. C-N beat the Crusaders, 8-0 in five innings in Game 1 and cruised in Game 2, 7-2. The Lady Eagles held the Crusaders without a run until the final inning of the day while racking up runs in bunches to improves to 17-9 on the year. BAC falls to 6-16.
March 10, 2012
Lady Eagles open SAC play with a pair of losses at Catawba
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba swept a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader from visiting Carson-Newman on Saturday afternoon at Whitley Field. The Catawba Indians improved to 19-9 overall and 3-1 in the SAC, winning by the scores of 5-4 and 6-1. The Lady Eagles fall to 15-9 and 0-2.
March 8, 2012
Lady Eagles open SAC play at Catawba on Saturday
JEFFERSON CITY – With a relatively young line-up this season, Carson-Newman softball coach Vickee Kazee-Hollifield expected growing pains along the way. But 22 games into the schedule, Hollifield knows the Lady Eagles must start playing with more consistency if they want to extend their current streak of seven straight NCAA Division II Tournament appearances in 2012.
February 26, 2012
Lady Eagles blast four home runs in sweep of Pfeiffer
MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles swept a pair of non-conference softball games in convincing fashion over Pfeiffer University 10-2 and 12-2 on Sunday afternoon at Jack Ingram Field. C-N improves to 13-5 overall while the Lady Falcons drop to 3-9.
February 24, 2012
Lady Eagles get extra-inning win at King in split
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles exploded with a five-run ninth inning to beat King College in Game 1 of a softball doubleheader, 7-5, on Thursday. King bounced back for an 8-3 win in Game 2. With the split, C-N moves to 11-5 on the season.
February 20, 2012
Shealy No-Hits Lees-McRae in Lady Eagles’ sweep
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman pitcher Mary Shealy (Clinton, S.C.) fired C-N’s first no-hitter in three seasons as the Lady Eagles swept visiting Lees-McRae College on Monday afternoon at the C-N Softball Complex. C-N won the opener, 2-1, and grabbed an 8-0 win in Game 2. The no-hitter is the first for C-N, and for Shealy, since 2009. She shut out Brevard with another five inning no-hitter during her freshman season, which was also an 8-0 final.
February 16, 2012
Lady Eagles split at Lander
GREENWOOD – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles split a softball doubleheader split Wednesday afternoon at Doug Spears Field. Carson-Newman won the first game, 7-2, and Lander took the second, 11-3.
February 12, 2012
Lady Eagles Shut Down Erskine, 6-1 and 13-2
DUE WEST, S.C. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles used timely offense and dominant pitching to sweep a doubleheader at Erskine College on Saturday afternoon, winning 6-1 in the opener and 13-2 in the nightcap.
February 9, 2012
Lady Eagles pound out 23 hits in split with Queens (N.C.)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles bounced back from a 3-2 game one loss to hammer out 14 hits and beat Queens (N.C.) in game two, 7-4, to split a softball doubleheader on Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C. With the split, C-N is now 4-2 on the season, while Queens opens its season at 1-1.
February 5, 2012
Lady Eagles split with Bellarmine
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles split a Sunday afternoon softball doubleheader with visiting Bellarmine, winning game one, 7-2, before falling in game two, 6-2. With the split, C-N moves to 3-1 on the year, while Bellarmine opens its season at 1-1.
February 2, 2012
Lady Eagles Sweep St. Andrews to Open 2012 Season, 7-6 and 10-2
LAURINBURG, N.C. – The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles outhit St. Andrews College, 23-8, en route to sweeping their season-opening doubleheader on Thursday afternoon. C-N rallied to win the opener, 7-6, in eight innings before rolling the Knight, 10-2, in five innings in game two.
February 1, 2012
Hollifield, Lady Eagles Open 2012 season on Thursday at St. Andrews
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles open the 2012 season with the hopes of extending their South Atlantic Conference record streak of seven consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances and capturing their 14th regular season conference title.
January 26, 2012
Three Lady Eagles Named to Preseason All-SAC Softball Teams; Lady Eagles Picked to Finish Second
ROCK HILL, S.C. – National wins leader and 2011 South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year Mary Shealy and All-American catcher Bri Shoemake have both been named to the 2012 Preseason All-SAC Softball teams, the league announced on Thursday.