2018 Carson-Newman Volleyball News

  • Road trip commences with early week affairs in Palmetto State
    September 23, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Starting a five-match road trip, Carson-Newman, in the midst of a nine-day period with six games, ventures to Newberry for a rare Monday evening affair at 7 p.m. and Anderson on Tuesday at 6 p.m. looking to jumpstart a South Atlantic Conference winning streak.
  • Ballard joins C-N’s 1,000-dig club as Eagles contain Cobras
    September 22, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Morgan Ballard cross the four-digit dig threshold in the third set as Carson-Newman survived a surge from Coker to take home its first South Atlantic Conference contest of the year 25-21, 25-20, 22-25, 20-25 and 15-8 Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Bulldogs spoil C-N’s home opener in three frames
    September 21, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman opened Holt Fieldhouse Friday night against league-leading Wingate and despite a tight battle on the scoreboard the Eagles fell by successive scores of 25-21 in South Atlantic Conference play.
  • 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.
  • C-N opens SAC play and Holt as Wingate and Coker traverse to Mossy Creek
    September 18, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – For the first time in 2018, Carson-Newman prepares for a home match as the Eagles start South Atlantic Conference play Friday night at 7 p.m. against Wingate before hosting Coker on Saturday at 1 p.m.
  • Imminent weather across the east coast brings movement to athletic schedules
    September 12, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Hurricane Florence has jostled the schedules for Carson-Newman athletic teams as the weekend nears.
  • Timely Eagles land sweep of Jaguars
    September 08, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – In an evenly matches statistical effort, Carson-Newman produced at key times to score a sweep, 25-19, 25-23 and 25-20, Saturday afternoon at Christenberry Fieldhouse as the Eagles get back above .500 on the year.
  • Ballard tallies career dig 1,000 but Eagles fall in five
    September 07, 2018
    AIKEN, S.C. – After leading 1-0 in the match and by as many as 10 points in the second set, Carson-Newman was unable to put away Lander Friday morning at the Convocation Center as the Bearcats pulled out a 22-25, 27-25, 15-25, 28-18 and 15-10 five-set victory.
  • Barton bulldozes ineffective Eagles in four frames
    September 07, 2018
    AUGUSTA, Ga. – Growing its losing skid to three matches, Carson-Newman saw an early bulge fade away as Barton battled back to take a four-set victory 21-25, 26-24, 25-16 and 25-16 Friday evening at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
  • 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.
  • Pacers ride quick start to hand Eagles their first loss of 2018
    September 06, 2018
    AIKEN, S.C. – After racing out to a 10-2 lead to begin the match, USC Aiken staved off Carson-Newman’s counterpunch to hand the Eagles their first loss of the 2018 season 25-17, 27-25 and 25-21 Thursday evening at the Convocation Center.
  • 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. 
  • Top Southeast Region teams on docket for C-N
    September 04, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Looking to ride the wave from last weekend, Carson-Newman takes it up a notch this weekend in the Augusta/USC Aiken Invitational playing four matches in a three-day period.
  • Oldenburger powers straight set toppling of Lions
    September 01, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – In the first-ever meeting between the two programs, Carson-Newman raced by Emmanuel 25-16, 25-22 and 25-16 behind 15 kills and a .419 attack percentage from Megan Oldenburger Saturday afternoon at Mary Mars Gym.
  • Efficient Edwards paces Eagles over Crusaders
    August 31, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. - Sophomore Erin Edwards cranked out a .650 attack percentage on a career-high 13 kills as Carson-Newman rolled over Belmont Abbey 25-10, 25-20, 23-25 and 25-?? Friday afternoon in the 2018 season opener at Mary Mars Gym.
  • C-N completes sweep of King in balanced affair
    August 31, 2018
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – For the first time since 2014 Carson-Newman is 2-0 to begin a season as the Eagles swept King (Tenn.) 25-14, 30-28 and 25-22 to conclude day one of the South Atlantic Conference/Conference Carolinas Crossover Friday afternoon at Mary Mars Gym.
  • Eagles set to take flight in season-opening Crossover
    August 30, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – While most teams have played a match in 2018, Carson-Newman gets set to ignite its 30th year of volleyball in Harrogate, Tenn. this weekend in the South Atlantic Conference/Conference Carolinas Crossover.
  • Volleyball premieres 2018 preseason hype video
    August 24, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - With the first serve of the 2018 season one week away, Carson-Newman volleyball unveiled its 2018 preseason hype video Friday morning. The Eagles are looking to make a trip to the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in the last five years, a feat that has never happened in program history.
  • Franklin’s flock forecasted fourth in SAC preseason poll
    August 21, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – After qualifying for the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championships for the third time in the last four seasons in 2017, Carson-Newman was picked to finish fourth in the South Atlantic Conference’s preseason poll Tuesday morning.
  • Ballard, Streeter and Oldenburger tabbed preseason All-SAC
    August 21, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – A trio of Carson-Newman players earned spots on the South Atlantic Conference’s preseason all-league units announced Tuesday morning. Libero Morgan Ballard and outside hitter Marnie Streeter were slotted on the top squad while outside hitter Megan Oldenburger heard her name called on the second team.
  • 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.
  • Carson-Newman Volleyball Middles and Outsides Position Preview
    August 13, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The 2018 volleyball season starts in 18 days as Carson-Newman begins its campaign against Belmont Abbey at noon on Aug. 31 in Harrogate, Tenn. This is the first of a two-part series that will preview the position groups for the Eagles as senior Natalie Harris (Monroe, N.C.) takes a look at the pin hitters and middle blockers.
  • Carson-Newman Volleyball Liberos and Setters Position Preview
    August 13, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With 15 days prior to the first serve of the 2018 season, the final part of the Carson-Newman volleyball position previews turns the focus to the back row and the liberos and setters with senior Hannah Robertson (Soddy Daisy, Tenn.).
  • 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.
  • Road heavy 2018 schedule released by Franklin
    July 10, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With the start of the 2018 volleyball season less than two months away, Carson-Newman coach Dave Franklin unveiled a slate for his third season at the helm that features just 10 home matches out of a 27-game docket.
  • 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.