• Former Eagle Cishek earns first career major league victory
    July 03, 2011
    Former Eagle Cishek earns first career major league victory ARLINGTON — Former Carson-Newman baseball standout Steve Cishek added another first to his list of achievements in the major leagues on Saturday night to help lead the Florida Marlins to a 9-5 victory over the Texas Rangers. Cishek worked the final 2 2/3 innings to earn his first career big league victory.
  • Former Eagle Mullen picked up by the New York Federals of the Can-Am Assocation
    June 21, 2011
    Former Eagle Mullen picked up by the New York Federals of the Can-Am Assocation NEW YORK — Former Carson-Newman pitcher Mike Mullen (Bradenton, Fla.) has been picked up by the New York State League Federals of the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball.
  • Former Eagle Cishek sets Florida Marlins record for scoreless innings pitched to begin career
    June 12, 2011
    Former Eagle Cishek sets Florida Marlins record for scoreless innings pitched to begin career MIAMI — Former Carson-Newman pitcher Steve Cishek is making the most of his time with the Florida Marlins. Cishek, who was called up by the Marlins on May 24 from Class AAA New Orleans, gave up one hit in one scoreless inning of work on Friday to earn his first major league save and set the franchise record by beginning his career with 12 2/3 scoreless innings pitched.
  • Former Eagle Steve Cishek called up by Marlins
    May 26, 2011
    Former Eagle Steve Cishek called up by Marlins MIAMI – Former Carson-Newman standout Steve Cishek (Falmouth, Mass.) has been called up again by the Florida Marlins. Cishek joined the big league club on Tuesday after making 15 appearances in triple-A New Orleans this season.
  • Carson-Newman's Nix receives ABCA Gold Glove honors
    May 23, 2011
    Carson-Newman's Nix receives ABCA Gold Glove honors MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. — Carson-Newman senior outfielder Cody Nix (Cartersville, Ga.) has been named a 2011 American Baseball Coaches Association Division II Southeast Region Gold Glove award winner, officials announced Friday.
  • Dalton's solo blast lifts Eagles to 6-5 win at King College
    April 27, 2011
    Dalton's solo blast lifts Eagles to 6-5 win at King College BRISTOL, Tenn. — Senior Jonathan Dalton (Rutledge, Tenn.) delivered a solo home run in the top of the eighth inning for the game-winning hit, as the Carson-Newman baseball team defeated King College, 6-5, on Wednesday afternoon at King Field.
  • Eagle seniors lead way in 8-2 win over No. 27 Limestone
    April 26, 2011
    Eagle seniors lead way in 8-2 win over No. 27 Limestone JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Senior Austin Bridgewater (Morristown, Tenn.) allowed one run in 7.1 innings of work and Cody Nix (Cartersville, Ga.) belted a three-run triple as Carson-Newman beat No. 27 Limestone, 8-2, in their home finale on Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. In the final home game for eight Eagle seniors, the group combined for seven of C-N’s eight hits on the day and five times.
  • Eagles' SAC Tournament ends with loss to Catawba
    April 21, 2011
    Eagles' SAC Tournament ends with loss to Catawba FOREST CITY, N.C. -- Chris Dula went 5-for-5 and JJ Jankowski scattered two hits over seven shutout innings as top-seeded Catawba College blanked fifth-seeded Carson-Newman College 12-0 in an elimination game at the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament Thursday afternoon at McNair Field.
  • Eagles' Dalton Named Second Team All-South Atlantic Conference; Nix Takes Gold Glove
    April 19, 2011
    Eagles' Dalton Named Second Team All-South Atlantic Conference; Nix Takes Gold Glove ROCK HILL, SC – Carson-Newman senior Jonathan Dalton (Rutledge, Tenn.) has been named to the All-South Atlantic Conference second team and fellow-senior Cody Nix (Cartersville, Ga.) picked up a Gold Glove for his work in the outfield, the league announced today.
  • Pairings announced for SAC Baseball Tournament; No. 5 Eagles will face No. 2 Wingate on Wednesday
    April 17, 2011
    Pairings announced for SAC Baseball Tournament; No. 5 Eagles will face No. 2 Wingate on Wednesday ROCK HILL, S.C. — The Carson-Newman Eagles are the fifth seed and will face second-seeded Wingate University in the first round of the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Baseball Tournament, which begins Wednesday at McNair Field in Forest City, N.C.
  • Eagles split with Lincoln Memorial to close out SAC play
    April 16, 2011
    Eagles split with Lincoln Memorial to close out SAC play HARRAGATE, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman baseball team split with Lincoln Memorial on Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at Hennon Field. The Railsplitters defeated C-N, 20-3, in game one, while the Eagles held on for a 6-5 victory in the nightcap.
  • Eagles Rally Behind 18 Hits, Beat LMU 14-12
    April 15, 2011
    Eagles Rally Behind 18 Hits, Beat LMU 14-12 HARROGATE, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Eagles pounded out a season-high 18 hits and erased an early 7-0 deficit to beat Lincoln Memorial University on the road on Friday afternoon, 14-12. With the win, the Eagles improve to 19-25 overall and 14-11 in South Atlantic Conference play. LMU falls to 27-19 and 15-10 in league play.
  • Game time for Friday's SAC baseball matchup at LMU moved up to 2 p.m.
    April 14, 2011
    Game time for Friday's SAC baseball matchup at LMU moved up to 2 p.m. HARROGATE, Tenn. - Carson-Newman's South Atlantic Conference baseball game scheduled for Friday evening at Lincoln Memorial University has been moved to 2 p.m. The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m., but has been moved to the afternoon due to the threat of evening rain.
  • Dozier leads Eagles past Maryville in Eagles' final home game, 7-4
    April 13, 2011
    Dozier leads Eagles past Maryville in Eagles' final home game, 7-4 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman senior Wesley Dozier (Cornelious, N.C.) had two doubles and a home run in his first three at-bats as C-N built an early 6-1 lead and held on for a 7-4 win over visiting Maryville College on Wednesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. With the win, the Eagles improve to 18-25 on the year, while Maryville falls to 22-10.
  • Game Two rally lifts Catawba to sweep of Eagles, 7-2 and 8-3
    April 09, 2011
    Game Two rally lifts Catawba to sweep of Eagles, 7-2 and 8-3 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – No. 21 Catawba outscored Carson-Newman 8-0 after the first rain delay in game two to complete a sweep of C-N with an 8-3 win. The Indians took the first game, 7-2. With the wins, Catawba improves to 32-8 and 20-4 in South Atlantic Conference play. C-N falls to 17-25 and 13-11 in SAC play.
  • Big sixth inning lifts No. 21 Catawba to 9-4 win over Eagles at Smokies Park
    April 08, 2011
    Big sixth inning lifts No. 21 Catawba to 9-4 win over Eagles at Smokies Park KODAK, Tenn. — No. 21 Catawba College tallied five runs in the sixth inning on its way to a 9-4 victory over the Carson-Newman baseball team on Senior Night on Friday in South Atlantic Conference action at Smokies Park.
  • Eagles to host Catawba Friday night at Smokies Park to open three-game SAC series
    April 06, 2011
    Eagles to host Catawba Friday night at Smokies Park to open three-game SAC series JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman College baseball team will celebrate their seniors Friday night when the host South Atlantic Conference-leading Catawba at Smokies Park. The contest begins a three-game series with the Indians (28-8, 17-4 SAC). While the Eagles (17-21, 13-8) can’t take the conference lead with a sweep, they can do some serious damage and stay in at least a three-way tie for second place with Tusculum and LMU. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.
  • Pfeiffer homers four times in 15-3 win over Eagles
    April 06, 2011
    Pfeiffer homers four times in 15-3 win over Eagles JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Pfeiffer University hit four home runs and scored in six different innings to beat the Carson-Newman Eagles, 15-3, in non-conference baseball action on Wednesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. With the win, Pfeiffer improves to 17-24, while C-N fall to 17-22.
  • Carson-Newman's Bridgewater named SAC Pitcher of the Week
    April 04, 2011
    Carson-Newman's Bridgewater named SAC Pitcher of the Week ROCK HILL, S.C. — Carson-Newman senior Austin Bridgewater (Morristown, Tenn.) has been named the South Atlantic Conference Pitcher of the Week, league officials announced Monday.
  • Eagles split twinbill with Bulldogs to claim series
    April 02, 2011
    Eagles split twinbill with Bulldogs to claim series WINGATE, N.C. — The Carson-Newman baseball team split a doubleheader with Wingate University on Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at Ron Christopher Stadium and Plyler Athletic Field. The Eagles dropped game one, 14-6, before claiming the second game, 5-3.
  • Bridgewater, big first inning propel Eagles to 9-2 victory at Wingate
    April 01, 2011
    Bridgewater, big first inning propel Eagles to 9-2 victory at Wingate WINGATE, N.C. — Senior pitcher Austin Bridgewater (Morristown, Tenn.) fired a complete-game four-hitter, and the Carson-Newman Eagles used a five-run first inning to cruise to a 9-2 victory at Wingate University in South Atlantic Conference baseball action on Friday night at Ron Christopher Stadium and Plyler Athletic Field.
  • Dalton's grand slam not enough as Eagles fall to Lander, 8-4
    March 29, 2011
    Dalton's grand slam not enough as Eagles fall to Lander, 8-4 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Jonathan Dalton (Rutledge, Tenn.) hit a fifth-inning grand slam, but visiting Lander University belted three two-run home runs to beat Carson-Newman, 8-4, on Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. Lander improves to 18-14 with the win, while C-N falls to 15-19 in the loss.
  • Thigpen's shutout closes out sweep of Mars Hill, 6-5 and 2-0
    March 28, 2011
    Thigpen's shutout closes out sweep of Mars Hill, 6-5 and 2-0 MARS HILL, N.C. – Carson-Newman College completed a three-game sweep of the Lions in South Atlantic Conference baseball action Sunday afternoon at Henderson Field. The Eagles won the first contest 6-5 in extra innings and then won the nightcap, 2-0. Mars Hill fell to 16-21 overall and 7-11 in the SAC. C-N improved to 15-19 on the season and 11-7 in the league.
  • Wednesday's Carson-Newman/Lander matchup moved to Tuesday at 3 p.m.
    March 28, 2011
    Wednesday's Carson-Newman/Lander matchup moved to Tuesday at 3 p.m. JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s baseball game with Lander University scheduled for Wednesday has been moved to Tuesday afternoon due to heavy rains forecast for Wednesday. First pitch is at 3 p.m. at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Dalton, Dozier homer as Eagles beat Mars Hill in series opener, 4-3
    March 26, 2011
    Dalton, Dozier homer as Eagles beat Mars Hill in series opener, 4-3 MARS HILL, N.C. – The Lions’ baseball team lost to the visiting Eagles of Carson-Newman College, 4-3 Friday afternoon at Henderson Field. Mars Hill fell to 16-19 overall and 7-9 in the SAC. The Eagles improved to 13-19 on the season and 9-7 in the league with the win.
  • Britt, Thigpen lift Eagles to sweep of Lenoir-Rhyne, 6-3 and 4-0
    March 19, 2011
    Britt, Thigpen lift Eagles to sweep of Lenoir-Rhyne, 6-3 and 4-0 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman baseball team received a pair of stellar outings on the mound on its way to sweeping a doubleheader from Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. Junior right-hander Alex Britt (Salisbury, N.C.) struck out a career-high nine batters to help lead the Eagles to a 6-3 win in game one, while junior right-hander Robby Thigpen (St. Petersburg, Fla.) tossed a complete-game shutout to lift C-N to a 4-0 victory in game two.
  • Eagles drop series opener to Lenoir-Rhyne, 4-2
    March 18, 2011
    Eagles drop series opener to Lenoir-Rhyne, 4-2 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman baseball team saw its late ninth-inning rally fall short Friday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. The Eagles fell to visiting Lenoir-Rhyne 4-2 in their South Atlantic Conference matchup.
  • Eagles come up short against 10th-ranked North Georgia, 6-5
    March 16, 2011
    Eagles come up short against 10th-ranked North Georgia, 6-5 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Carson-Newman College held a three-run lead over 10th-ranked North Georgia, but couldn't hang on. The Saints took a 6-5 win over the Eagles at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex Wednesday afternoon.
  • Eagles fall to 10th-ranked North Georgia, 7-4
    March 15, 2011
    Eagles fall to 10th-ranked North Georgia, 7-4 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Tenth-ranked North Georgia erupted for five runs in the third inning on its way to claiming a 7-4 victory over the Carson-Newman baseball team on Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Carson-Newman's Dalton named SAC Player of the Week
    March 14, 2011
    Carson-Newman's Dalton named SAC Player of the Week ROCK HILL, S.C. — Carson-Newman's Jonathan Dalton (Rutledge, Tenn.) and Wingate Univesity's Casey Allison have been named the South Atlantic Conference Baseball Players of the Week, conference officials announced Monday.
  • Eagles sweep SAC series with Brevard with two Saturday wins, 10-4 and 8-3
    March 12, 2011
    Eagles sweep SAC series with Brevard with two Saturday wins, 10-4 and 8-3 Brevard, N.C. – Senior Jon Dalton (Rutledge, Tenn.) homered for third time in two days and Carson-Newman took advantage of nine unearned runs as the Eagles swept a doubleheader at Brevard College on Saturday afternoon at Gil Coan Field. The Eagles took game one 10-4 and won game two, 8-3. The Eagles improve to 10-16 (6-6 SAC), while Brevard falls to 9-13 (2-9 SAC) on the season.
  • Dalton, Bridgewater lift Eagles to 14-1 victory at Brevard
    March 11, 2011
    Dalton, Bridgewater lift Eagles to 14-1 victory at Brevard BREVARD, N.C. — Senior outfielder Jonathan Dalton (Rutledge, Tenn.) delivered two home runs, and starting pitcher Austin Bridgewater (Morristown, Tenn.) struck out eight in a complete-game effort, as the Carson-Newman baseball team cruised to a 14-1 victory over Brevard on Friday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at Gil Coan Field.
  • C-N/Belmont Abbey doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday postponed
    March 08, 2011
    C-N/Belmont Abbey doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday postponed JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - Carson-Newman's baseball doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday against Belmont Abbey College has been postponed. Heavy rains and potential flooding are in the forecast for east Tennessee.
  • Patterson's two-run single in game two lifts Eagles to split with Bloomsburg
    March 08, 2011
    Patterson's two-run single in game two lifts Eagles to split with Bloomsburg JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Senior designated hitter Evan Patterson (Knoxville, Tenn.) delivered a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift the Carson-Newman baseball team to a 4-3 victory over Bloomsburg in game two on Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. The Eagles dropped game one 2-1.
  • Time change for Tuesday's baseball game with Bloomsburg
    March 07, 2011
    Time change for Tuesday's baseball game with Bloomsburg JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman has moved Tuesday first pitch with inviting Bloomsburg (Pa.) from 2 p.m. to noon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. The Eagles and Huskies will also play a doubleheader instead of the originally scheduled single game.
  • Ninth-Inning Rally Sends Tusculum to Sweep of Eagles, 9-4 and 7-3
    March 05, 2011
    Ninth-Inning Rally Sends Tusculum to Sweep of Eagles, 9-4 and 7-3 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. --- Tusculum College finished off a three-game sweep of its South Atlantic Conference baseball series against Carson-Newman College by capturing both ends of the teams' doubleheader Saturday afternoon. The Pioneers won the opener 9-4 in 10 innings, rallying from a 4-2 deficit in the ninth to force extra innings, then took the nightcap 7-3 for their fifth straight victory. Tusculum, which took the series opener 5-3 on Friday afternoon, is 14-4 overall and 5-4 in the SAC while the Eagles drop to 6-14 overall and 3-6 in SAC play.
  • Eagles drop series opener to Tusculum, 5-3
    March 04, 2011
    Eagles drop series opener to Tusculum, 5-3 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — The Carson-Newman baseball was unable to take advantage of a bases loaded situation in the ninth inning, as Tusculum College held on for a 5-3 victory on Friday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference action at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Eagles suffer 3-0 setback to King College
    March 02, 2011
    Eagles suffer 3-0 setback to King College JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Right fielder Bryant Walker delivered a leadoff home run in the second inning that proved to be the winning run, as King College defeated the Carson-Newman baseball team, 3-0, on Wednesday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex.
  • Carson-Newman's Thigpen named SAC Pitcher of the Week
    March 01, 2011
    Carson-Newman's Thigpen named SAC Pitcher of the Week ROCK HILL, S.C. — Carson-Newman's Robby Thigpen (St. Petersburg, Fla.) has been named South Atlantic Conference Pitcher of the Week, conference officials announced Tuesday.
  • Thigpen Fires One-Hitter as Eagles Sweep Anderson, 7-4 and 2-1
    February 26, 2011
    Thigpen Fires One-Hitter as Eagles Sweep Anderson, 7-4 and 2-1 JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman right-hander Robby Thigpen (St. Petersburg, Fla.) allowed only a sixth-inning single in a complete game one-hitter as the Eagles swept a South Atlantic Conference doubleheader from visiting Anderson (S.C.) Saturday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Baseball Complex. The Eagles won game one, 7-4, while Thigpen’s effort led the win in game two, 2-1. With the sweep, Carson-Newman improves to 6-10 on the year and 3-3 in SAC play, while Anderson falls to 9-9 on the year and is also 3-3 in league play.
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