2017 Carson-Newman Volleyball News

  • Record-setting number of student athletes named to SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll
    June 21, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. - Carson-Newman broke its school record for most student athletes placed on the South Atlantic Conference's Commissioner's Honor Roll, the league office announced Thursday morning.
  • Athletic Department registers highest finish in Learfield Director's Cup
    June 14, 2018
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Carson-Newman's athletic department concluded the academic year with its highest ever finish in the Learfield Director's Cup standings.  C-N wrapped up 2017-18 with a top-25 finish and a school-record 498 points in the annual standings. 
  • Strudwick assumes roll of Senior Women's Administrator
    June 11, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman Vice President for Athletics Allen Morgan has announced that head women's golf coach Suzanne Strudwick has assumed the duties of the athletic department's Senior Women's Administrator.
  • Athletic Communications team hauls in four awards in CoSIDA Publications and Digital Design Contest
    June 11, 2018
    GREENWOOD, Ind. - Carson-Newman's athletic communications team tallied four awards at the College Sports Information Directors of America's (CoSIDA) Publications and Digital Design Contest. 
  • Long named Master Strength and Conditioning Coach
    May 21, 2018
    FORT WORTH, Texas - Carson-Newman Director of Sports Performance Johnny Long has been named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) in a ceremony at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Stepp, Wade earn top honors at Fifth Annual Frosty Awards
    May 01, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman high jumper Tanner Stepp (Jefferson City, Tenn.) and women's soccer striker Lauren Wade (Coleraine, Northern Ireland) brought home top honors as the Frosty Award winners for Male and Female Athlete of the Year, respectively, Tuesday evening at the Fifth Annual Frosty Awards ceremony in Gentry Auditorium.  
  • Frosty Awards Finalists released for Male and Female Freshman of the Year, Male and Female Athlete of the Year
    April 30, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Frosty Awards Committee has released the finalists for the following categories: Male and Female Freshman of the Year, plus Male and Female Athlete of the Year.
  • Frosty Awards Finalists released for Play, Male and Female Newcomer and Coach of the Year
    April 29, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Frosty Awards Committee has released the finalists for the following categories: Play of the Year, Female Newcomer of the Year, Male Newcomer of the Year and Coach of the Year.
  • Frosty Awards Finalists releases for Comeback, Team, Team Performance, Male and Female Performance
    April 28, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Frosty Awards Committee has released the finalists for the following categories: Comeback of the Year, Team of the Year, Team Performance of the Year, Male Performance of the Year and Female Performance of the Year.
  • 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.
  • Franklin releases 2018 summer camp schedule
    March 13, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY – Carson-Newman coach Dave Franklin has announced the dates for the volleyball program’s middle and high school all skills camps for the 2018 summer.
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Female Athlete of the Year
    January 01, 2018
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Female Athlete of the Year.
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Comeback of the Year
    December 29, 2017
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Comeback of the Year.
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Upset of the Year
    December 28, 2017
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Upset of the Year.
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Female Freshman of the Year
    December 27, 2017
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Female Freshman of the Year.
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Game of the Year
    December 24, 2017
    From now until Jan. 2, the Carson-Newman Athletic Communications Department will debut the Frosty Award nominees for the fall semester.  These are the fall nominees for Game of the Year.
  • Fall Frosty Awards Nominees: Team Performance of the Year
    December 19, 2017
    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 Performance of the Year. Wednesday, we'll unveil the candidates for Female Freshman of the Year. 
  • Ballard bolsters resume with All-Southeast Tournament Team recognition
    December 02, 2017
    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Expanding on a laundry list of honors as a sophomore Morgan Ballard earned a spot on the All-Southeast Region Tournament Team announced Saturday evening at the conclusion of region action in the 2017 NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball Championships.
  • Bulldogs bounce Eagles from NCAA Tournament in five-set tussle
    November 30, 2017
    ST. AUGSTINE, Fla. - After holding a 2-0 lead in the opening round of the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball Championships, Carson-Newman could not put the finishing touches on Wingate as the Bulldogs battled back to win in five sets 20-25, 24-26, 25-20, 25-20 and 15-10 Thursday afternoon at Flagler Gymnasium.
  • Ballard reels in AVCA honorable mention All-Region plaudit
    November 29, 2017
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – A day after being named D2CCA second-team All-Southeast Region, Morgan Ballard was named to the A American Volleyball Coaches Association honorable mention All-Region club Wednesday afternoon.
  • Ballard scoops up all-region honor
    November 28, 2017
    WINGATE, N.C. – To a add to a lineage of awards in her first season at Carson-Newman, sophomore libero Morgan Ballard was named to the Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association All-Southeast Region team announced Tuesday morning.
  • Eagles take flight in NCAA Tournament against Bulldogs
    November 28, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – A familiar foe awaits seventh-seeded Carson-Newman in the 2017 NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball Championships Thursday at noon inside of Flagler Gymnasium in the Sunshine State as the Eagles challenge second-seeded Wingate in the opening round.
  • DANCING! Elated Eagles elected to 2017 NCAA Playoffs
    November 20, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – For the third time in the last four season Carson-Newman is dancing as the Eagles are the No. 7 seed in the Southeast Region announced by the NCAA Monday evening. Coach Dave Franklin’s group is in the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championships for the seventh time as an at-large unit and will play second-seeded Wingate Dec. 1 in St. Augustine, Fla. at top-seeded Flagler’s facility.
  • Tournament trophy in sight as Eagles host Royals
    November 18, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Seeking its third South Atlantic Conference Tournament title, fourth-seeded Carson-Newman will play on its home court Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. against third-seeded Queens (N.C.).
  • Royals deny Eagles to capture SAC Tournament title
    November 18, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – After winning the first set, Carson-Newman fell short in the next three games as Queens celebrated its first league title in four sets 25-21, 24-26, 20-25 and 20-25 Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse in the South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Tournament.
  • Frenetic comeback propels Eagles to SAC title match
    November 17, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Down 20-13 in the fourth set on the brink of elimination, fourth-seeded Carson-Newman scored 12 of the final 13 points before posting a .529 attack percentage in the fifth set  to upend top-seeded Anderson (S.C.) 18-25, 25-22, 12-25, 25-21 and 15-10 Friday evening at Holt Fieldhouse in the South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Championships.
  • Ballard leads three C-N athletes on All-SAC squads
    November 15, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – Morgan Ballard became the first Carson-Newman libero to be named first-team All-South Atlantic Conference since 2005 to lead a trio of Eagles named to postseason units by the league Wednesday morning.
  • Final region rankings keep Eagles in seventh
    November 15, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released its final batch of region rankings Wednesday afternoon before the final field is set as Carson-Newman remained in seventh for a third consecutive week.
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