JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - It has been days since the fans of Mossy Creek have seen the sun. With relentless rain and no end in sight on Saturday, Carson-Newman has elected to cancel its doubleheader against Davis & Elkins with hopes of playing a pair against the Senators on Sunday.
There have been several occasions this season of weather playing a role in the shuffling of games including the fourth time this week alone. Most of the conference and the region has had to make adjustments to the schedule with just one game being played since Wednesday.
Carson-Newman (11-3) is in the midst of one of its best months during Tom Griffin's tenure as the 11 wins so far are the most since winning 12 in April 2017. The last time the Eagles won more than a dozen in a single month came during March 2010 when the club went 17-2 winning its final 11 in-a-row.
The two clubs have played twice prior to this weekend's series with the Eagles coming out ahead 13-4 on Feb. 27, 2005 and 6-5 on Feb. 12, 2012. The Eagles have played six teams from Great Midwest Conference in their history posting a 18-4 record. C-N swept Alderson Broaddus in a four-game two weeks ago and has Trevecca on the docket in 2019 on April 16.
All of Carson-Newman's home games and select road affairs can be found on cneagles.com/live will video and audio streams available on the Eagle Sports Network. Stay tuned to @CNathletics on Twitter for the latest updates.
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