2019 Carson-Newman Baseball News

  • Goforth and Thompson tally D2CCA All-Region honors
    May 15, 2019
    MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Ethan Goforth and Tyler Thompson added to their trophy case Wednesday earning spots on the second team of the Division II Conference Commissioners Assocation (D2CCA) All-Southeast Region units announced by officials.
  • Valentine notches CoSIDA Academic All-District selection
    May 09, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS – Racking up more honors for his senior season, Greg Valentine saw his named listed on the Google Cloud College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Baseball Academic All-District 3 team announced by the organization on Thursday.
  • Greer, Williams lay claim to top honors at Sixth Annual Frosty Awards
    April 30, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman cross country runner Luke Greer and women's soccer defender Averi Williams (Powell, Tenn.) brought home top honors as the Frosty Award winners for Male and Female Athlete of the Year, respectively, Tuesday evening at the Sixth Annual Frosty Awards ceremony in Gentry Auditorium.  
  • Hot-hitting Trojans topple C-N’s tournament run
    April 26, 2019
    KODAK, Tenn. – In the 2019 Pilot Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships, Anderson scored early and often eliminating Carson-Newman with a 9-4 victory Thursday night at Smokies Stadium.
  • Victory repeats as SAC Elite 20 winner
    April 26, 2019
    KODAK, Tenn. – For the second-straight season, senior pitcher Ryan Victory was named the South Atlantic Conference’s Elite 20 award winner Friday evening at the 2019 Pilot J Baseball Championships being held at Smokies Stadium. The plaudit is awarded by the league for outstanding work not only in the field of competition, but also in the classroom around the community.
  • Goforth and Thompson lead quartet on All-SAC squads
    April 23, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the second-straight season Carson-Newman saw four players lauded by the South Atlantic Conference postseason all-league clubs led by first team nods for Ethan Goforth and Tyler Thompson announced Tuesday. Goforth also earned a spot on the all-defensive team with Greg Valentine taking a slot on the second unit and John Sharpe being tabbed honorable mention.
  • Streaking C-N clashes with Anderson in SAC Tournament
    April 23, 2019
    KODAK, Tenn. – Riding one of the longest winning streaks in the country, sixth-seeded Carson-Newman tees it up Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. inside of Smokies Stadium against seventh-seeded Anderson in a single-elimination game to open the Pilot Flying J South Atlantic Conference Baseball Championships.
  • Sharpe’s walk-off highlights sweep of Coker
    April 22, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – For the second time in three days Carson-Newman produced a walk-off victory as John Sharpe’s RBI double sealed a 6-5 series finale win following a 13-3 victory to seal a South Atlantic Conference series sweep Monday at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex over Coker.
  • Persistent Eagles overcome deficits to walk-off win over Cobras
    April 20, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Facing a three-run deficit in the ninth, Carson-Newman came back to tie the score before overcoming a one-run hole in the 10th for its first walk-off win in three years with a 12-11, 10-inning win over Coker Saturday at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Thirteen seniors tip their caps versus Coker in final series of 2019
    April 18, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In the final regular-season South Atlantic Conference series of the year, Carson-Newman welcomes Coker to the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex for a three-game series bidding farewell to 13 seniors. With rain expected to play a role, the teams will angle for a doubleheader on Saturday at noon and conclude the series on Monday at noon.
  • Bombs blast Trojans in sixth-straight C-N win
    April 16, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman hit three long balls producing eight runs to win a sixth game in-a-row, matching its second-longest winning streak of the year, in a 15-5 shellacking of Trevecca Nazarene Tuesday at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Eagles dominate haphazard Royals sealing three-game sweep
    April 15, 2019
    MARION, N.C. – Outscoring Queens 26-4 and witnessing 13 errors by the Royals in the series, Carson-Newman closed out a three-game sweep of the first-year South Atlantic Conference program with 11-2 and 3-0 victories Monday at Big League Camp.
  • Six inducted into Carson-Newman Hall of Fame Saturday
    April 13, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman sent six new members into its athletics hall of fame Saturday evening in a ceremony in the Stokely Memorial Building on Carson-Newman's campus. 
  • Griffin tallies 400th C-N win in runaway fashion
    April 13, 2019
    MARION, N.C. – Carson-Newman coach Tom Griffin secured his 400th coaching victory as the skipper of the Orange and Blue in a 12-2 drubbing of first-year South Atlantic Conference foe Queens Saturday at Big League Camp.
  • Six headed into Carson-Newman Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday
    April 12, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman will send six new members into its athletics hall of fame on Saturday, April 13 with a dinner and ceremony in the Stokely Memorial Building at 6:30 p.m.
  • Last road trip of 2019 sends C-N to first foray with Queens
    April 11, 2019
    KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – For the final time in 2019, Carson-Newman hits the road with a three-game series against first-year South Atlantic Conference program Queens slated to start at 2 p.m. on Saturday with a doubleheader. Rain will determine the conclusion of the set.
  • Three-run seventh lifts Eagles over Saints
    April 09, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – After not holding a lead during the game, Carson-Newman surged for three runs in the seventh stanza to jump out to a lead before securing a 6-3 victory over Limestone Tuesday at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Saints swing by Mossy Creek for midweek fixture
    April 08, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With two weeks to go in the regular season, Carson-Newman hosts a Limestone team that the Eagles have won three of four against this season on Tuesday at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex starting at 3 p.m.
  • Bats bust outs as Eagles split with No. 9 Wolves
    April 06, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s bats exploded in the final game of a three-game set with ninth-ranked Newberry winning 13-6 after falling 10-5 in the middle game over a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader Saturday at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Miscues trip up Eagles in opening series battle with Wolves 
    April 05, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Untimely hitting and a trio of errors were the difference on Friday as Carson-Newman dropped game one of the three-game set to No. 9 ranked Newberry 4-3 at The Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. 
  • Nominees unveiled, voting open for Sixth Annual Frosty Awards
    April 04, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The nominees for 13 Frosty Awards categories have been released after selection from the Frosty Awards Committee.  The Sixth Annual Frosty Awards will take place in Gentry Auditorium on Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
  • SAC-leading No. 9 Newberry visits Mossy Creek
    April 03, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Ninth-ranked Newberry, the first place team in the South Atlantic Conference standings, journeys to Carson-Newman for a three-game series starting Friday at 3 p.m. with a doubleheader on Saturday starting at noon.
  • Missed chances prove costly in 8-4 setback to Hawks
    April 02, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman went 3-for-16 with runners in scoring position and stranded a dozen men on base in an 8-4 loss at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex Tuesday as Shorter scored in seven of the nine innings.
  • Home heavy April slate starts with Shorter
    April 01, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Opening a month where Carson-Newman plays nine of its 12 games at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex, the Eagles welcome Shorter to Mossy Creek for a 3 p.m. contest on Tuesday.
  • Eagles seal fifth-straight series versus Trojans
    March 30, 2019
    ANDERSON, S.C. – For the fifth year in-a-row, Carson-Newman secured a series victory over Anderson winning the first game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium 12-10 and dropping the series finale 3-2 in South Atlantic Conference action.
  • Genter's clutch poke lifts Eagles over Trojans
    March 29, 2019
    ANDERSON, S.C. – A runner leaving early in the bottom of the ninth inning stymied a late Anderson rally helping Carson-Newman hold off a surging Trojans side in a 9-8 Friday night win at Memorial Stadium of the first outing in the South Atlantic Conference series.
  • Midpoint of SAC slate sends C-N to Anderson
    March 28, 2019
    ANDERSON, S.C. – With four South Atlantic Conference series to go in 2019, Carson-Newman hits the road for a three-game series against Anderson starting Friday at 6 p.m. with a doubleheader on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. from Memorial Stadium.
  • Goforth and Thompson homer as Young Harris pulls away
    March 27, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Despite stranding 14 men on base, Young Harris surged for six runs in the top of the ninth to take down Carson-Newman 10-4 Wednesday at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Midweek home stretch opens with Young Harris
    March 25, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With four midweek home games left on the 2019 schedule, Carson-Newman welcomes Young Harris to the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex for the second time Wednesday at 3 p.m. looking to catch fire in the final month of the regular season.
  • Two six-run stanzas prove costly in twin-bill setbacks
    March 23, 2019
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman yielded a pair of six-run innings in each game of Saturday’s South Atlantic Conference doubleheader losing 12-8 in both affairs despite late surges to Tusculum at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
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