2017 Carson-Newman Volleyball News

  • 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.
  • Toasty Trojans travel to Holt for SAC semifinal outing
    November 15, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Fourth-seeded Carson-Newman seeks its first trip the South Atlantic Conference title match since 2009 when it squares off against top-seeded Anderson (S.C.) Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. inside of Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Oldenburger, Parnell and Streeter lead C-N to SAC semifinals
    November 14, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Megan Oldenburger, Katie Parnell and Marnie Streeter combined for 46 kills to send fourth-seeded Carson-Newman to the South Atlantic Conference Tournament semifinals with a four-set win over fifth-seeded Tusculum Tuesday night at Holt Fieldhouse 25-18, 25-17, 25-27 and 25-22.
  • Tusculum, C-N prepare to clash in SAC Quarterfinals
    November 12, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The 59th all-time meeting between Carson-Newman and Tusculum is a battle in the South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Championships Quarterfinals Tuesday evening at Holt Fieldhouse for a 7 p.m. first serve.
  • C-N seals fourth in SAC with sweep of Queens
    November 11, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman clinched a home match in the South Atlantic Conference Championships with a sweep of Queens (N.C.) 25-20, 25-22 and 25-17 Saturday evening at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Trio shines but Bulldogs top Eagles
    November 10, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Three Carson-Newman players racked up double-doubles but Wingate earned a four-set victory over the Eagles Friday night at Holt Fieldhouse 25-13, 25-22, 20-25 and 25-19 in South Atlantic Conference play.
  • Regular season wraps up with senior day and worthy duo
    November 08, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman concludes its regular season at Holt Fieldhouse with a match against Wingate Friday evening at 7 p.m. and Queens (N.C.) Saturday looking to close out the South Atlantic Conference slate and secure a home match in the quarterfinals of the league tournament.
  • Eagles stand pat in regional rankings
    November 08, 2017
    INDIANPOLIS – There was two swaps in the NCAA’s Southeast Region rankings released Wednesday afternoon as Carson-Newman did not move from last week’s seventh slot with one week remaining in the regular season.
  • Trojans ride hot streak to sweep of Eagles
    November 03, 2017
    ANDERSON, S.C. – For the first time in three weeks, Carson-Newman has lost back-to-back matches as the Eagles fell in straight stanzas to red-hot Anderson 23-25, 16-25 and 14-25 Friday evening at the Abney Athletic Center.
  • Expedition established 2002 volleyball team’s legacy
    November 03, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Fifteen years ago Carson-Newman produced the best season in the history of the volleyball program. 31 wins. A regular season title. A South Atlantic Conference tournament championship. The school’s first trip to the NCAA Playoffs.
  • Initial region rankings place C-N seventh
    November 01, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – As the regular season winds down, the NCAA posted its opening regional rankings Wednesday afternoon for Division II volleyball as Carson-Newman found itself sitting in the field at No. 7 in the Southeast.
  • League-leading Trojans on tap Eagles
    November 01, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Following its first loss in almost three weeks, Carson-Newman travels to the Abney Athletic Center to face the No. 1 team in the South Atlantic Conference standings Friday evening at 7 p.m.
  • Streeter lauded as SAC Player of the Week
    October 31, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the second time in 2017 Marnie Streeter has been named the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week announced by the league Tuesday afternoon.
  • Lions terminate C-N’s six-match winning streak
    October 31, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Mars Hill put an end to Carson-Newman’s six-match winning streak with a 25-23, 25-22 and 25-13 victory at Holt Fieldhouse Tuesday evening in South Atlantic Conference action.
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