2018-19 Carson-Newman Women's Basketball News

  • TSWA tabs Wester initial Player of the Week
    November 13, 2018
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For the second time in her career, Mika Wester earned the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week Tuesday afternoon for her efforts against USC Aiken and Lander.
  • Marosites' double-double powers No. 3 Lady Eagles past Lander
    November 10, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Kayla Marosites led a double-digit scoring charge from four Lady Eagles with her 14th career double-double as third-ranked Carson-Newman took down Lander 89-84 on Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Wester, Price carry No. 3 C-N over Aiken in season opener
    November 09, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. –Mika Wester and Haris Price combined for 45 points and went 19-for-26 from the field as the duo lifted third-ranked Carson-Newman to a season-opening win at Holt Fieldhouse on Friday night over USC Aiken 94-68.
  • C-N debuts 2018-19 hype video
    November 08, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The reigning South Atlantic Conference and Division II NCAA Southeast Region Champion Carson-Newman Lady Eagles peeled the curtain back to their 2018-19 hype video Friday morning.
  • Third-ranked C-N ready to light season’s candle against PBC clubs
    November 07, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With lofty aspirations and loads of returning talent, third-ranked Carson-Newman opens the 2018-19 regular season Friday night at 7:30 p.m. against USC Aiken and takes on Lander Saturday at 3 p.m. inside of Holt Fieldhouse.
  • #11 Lady Vols overpower turnover-riddled Lady Eagles
    November 05, 2018
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – A 29-percent shooting effort from the field with 25 turnovers led Carson-Newman to fall to 11th-ranked Tennessee 128-59 in the final tune-up for the 2018-19 campaign on Monday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
  • C-N ventures to Rocky Top to end exhibition season
    November 02, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In its second and final exhibition outing of the season, Carson-Newman makes the short ride to Knoxville to take on 11th-ranked Tennessee in the Lady Vols first contest of the season Monday evening at 7 p.m.
  • WBCA ranks Lady Eagles third in preseason poll
    November 01, 2018
    LILBURN, Ga. – Carson-Newman matched a South Atlantic Conference record for highest ranking to begin a season Thursday afternoon as the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association tabbed the Lady Eagles third in the preseason poll.
  • Advantageous Tar Heels take down Lady Eagles
    November 01, 2018
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina scored 24 points off of turnovers in the first half to open up a lead defeating Carson-Newman 115-74 in exhibition play Thursday evening at Carmichael Arena.
  • Lady Eagles picked to repeat as SAC Champions
    October 31, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – After the most successful year in the history of the South Atlantic Conference, Carson-Newman was picked to win the league’s regular-season title in 2018-19 announced by the league Wednesday afternoon.
  • Price and Wester lead four Lady Eagles on preseason All-SAC teams
    October 31, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – All-Americans Haris Price and Mika Wester were named preseason first-team All-South Atlantic Conference Wednesday by the league. Kayla Marosites and Briana Smith earned spots on the second unit to make Carson-Newman the second school in conference history to place four members on preseason lists.
  • Hoops season starts with Lady Eagles visiting Tar Heels
    October 29, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The 228-day wait is over for Carson-Newman as the Lady Eagles lace it up for the first time since the end of their championship campaign Thursday night at North Carolina in an exhibition contest slated for 6 p.m.
  • Carson-Newman Women’s Basketball Backcourt Position Preview
    October 17, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Two weeks away from opening the exhibition season, we wrap up the 2018-19 position previews for the Lady Eagles with a look at the backcourt with senior Briana Smith (Nashville, Tenn.).
  • Carson-Newman Women’s Basketball Frontcourt Position Preview
    October 15, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – While the regular season is almost a month away, Carson-Newman’s first exhibition game is in 16 days. To set the stage for the reigning region champs, this is the first of a two-part series that goes in depth on the position groups with Kayla Marosites (Elizabethton, Tenn.).
  • Lady Eagles open year at No. 3 according to D2 Bulletin
    October 09, 2018
    BEAVERTON, Ore. – After a historic ride in 2017-18, the 2018-19 campaign sees high expectations for Carson-Newman as Division II Bulletin announced its preseason rankings Tuesday morning with the Lady Eagles ranked third in the preseason poll.
  • Pope elevates Laux to Director of Eagle Club and External Operations
    September 19, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman Vice President for Athletics Matt Pope has announced Shelly Laux has been promoted to be the athletic department’s new Director of Eagle Club and External Operations.
  • Reigning Region Champs release 2018-19 schedule
    September 13, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – After winning the Southeast Region and advancing to the Elite Eight last year, Carson-Newman coach Mike Mincey unveiled a 2018-19 slate that features a road-heavy first semester and a home-heavy second semester Thursday afternoon.
  • Swim program lauded with Director's Cup, record number of athletes honored at sixth annual Eagle Scholars Ceremony
    September 06, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Carson-Newman swim programs took home top honors as the recipients of the Carson-Newman Director's Cup as the athletic department recognized a record 211 Eagle Scholars at its annual ceremony Thursday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Record number of student athletes to be honored at annual Eagle Scholars ceremony
    September 05, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman is set to honor a record number of student athletes at its annual Eagle Scholars awards ceremony Thursday evening. 
  • All Nike Everything – Carson-Newman Athletics partners with Nike and BSN Sports
    August 13, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman Vice President for Athletics Matt Pope announced Monday morning that the C-N Athletic Department has entered into a five-year partnership with Nike through BSN Sports. 
  • Cheer brings home two first-place trophies from NCA Cheer Camp
    August 13, 2018
    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Carson-Newman’s cheerleaders earned a pair of first-place awards at the NCA Cheer Camp Saturday and Sunday.
  • Van Bruggen announces staff addition, internal changes
    August 08, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman Director of Sports Medicine Mike Van Bruggen has announced the addition of Nathan Sommers to the C-N sports medicine staff as well as the internal sport shuffling of four other members of the C-N sports medicine team.
  • VP for Athletics Matt Pope welcomed to C-N community with press conference
    July 09, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman University President Dr. Randall O'Brien introduced new Vice President for Athletics Matt Pope to the Jefferson City and Carson-Newman communities as well as the media during the latter's introductory press conference Monday afternoon in the Ted Russell building on Carson-Newman's campus.