July 3, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 9, 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.
April 8, 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.
April 6, 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.
April 6, 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.
April 4, 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.
April 2, 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.
April 1, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 8, 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.
March 8, 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.
March 7, 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.
March 5, 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.
March 4, 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.
March 2, 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.
March 1, 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.
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.
February 25, 2011
Dalton’s grand slam fuels Eagle rally in 8-6 win over Anderson
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Senior Jon Dalton (Rutledge, Tenn.) ripped a two-out grand slam over the centerfield fence in the bottom of the seventh inning to carry Carson-Newman past visiting Anderson (S.C.), 8-6, on Friday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference baseball action.
February 22, 2011
Big eighth inning rallies Lander past Eagles, 13-6
GREENWOOD – Highlighted by Kevin Childs' grand slam home run, the Lander baseball team erupted for 12 eighth-inning runs Tuesday afternoon to rally past Carson-Newman, 13-6, in a non-conference contest at Legion Field. Lander outhit the Eagles improves to 8-5 overall, while Carson-Newman drops to 3-11.
February 19, 2011
Newberry sweeps Eagles on Saturday afternoon, 4-3 and 7-4
NEWBERRY, S.C. - The Newberry College Wolves finished off a sweep of South Atlantic Conference foe Carson-Newman with a pair of wins at the Smith Road Complex on Saturday. The Wolves won the first game, 4-3, and took a 7-4 victory in the nightcap.
February 16, 2011
Eagles fall at Pfeiffer, 6-1
MISENHEIMER, N.C. — The Carson-Newman baseball team was unable to overcome six errors, as it dropped a 6-1 decision at Pfeiffer on Wednesday afternoon.
February 13, 2011
Late Sacrifice Fly Lifts Lander Past Eagles, 2-1
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Lander's Robert Skinner hit the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh inning and Michael White pitched stellar relief as the Bearcats won the final game of the Lander Baseball Invitational 2-1 Sunday night at Legion Stadium. Lander won two of three games in the tournament, improving to 5-3 on the season. Carson-Newman falls to 3-5.
February 12, 2011
Eagles fall to No. 5 Mount Olive, 15-3
GREENWOOD, S.C. — Fifth-ranked Mount Olive collected 13 hits, including three home runs, en route to a 15-3 victory over the Carson-Newman Eagles on Saturday afternoon in Greenwood, S.C.
February 11, 2011
GVSU rallies off of Eagle miscues for win, 6-4
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Grand Valley State University (Mich.) scored four unearned runs as part of a four-run sixth inning to knock off the Carson-Newman Eagles, 6-4, Friday afternoon in Greenwood, S.C. With the win, GVSU opens its season 1-0, while the Eagles fall to 3-3 on the year.
February 9, 2011
Mohon ties school record for doubles in a game; Eagles split with Belmont Abbey
BELMONT, N.C. — Sophomore designated hitter Lucas Mohon (Glasgow, Ky.) tied a school record with three doubles in leading the Carson-Newman baseball team to a 10-4 victory in game one of Wednesday's doubleheader at Belmont Abbey. The Eagles fell, 4-1, in the second game, which was shortened to five innings due to darkness.
February 6, 2011
Eagles split doubleheader at Augusta State
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Carson-Newman baseball team split a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon to close out its four-game series at August State. The Jaguars claimed the first game, 4-1, while the Eagles responded to take the second game, 9-3, at Lake Olmstead Stadium.
February 5, 2011
Eagles open 2011 season with split at Augusta State
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Carson-Newman baseball team opened the 2011 season on Saturday afternoon with a split at Augusta State.
February 4, 2011
Carson-Newman’s 2011 Baseball Season Opener Postponed Until Saturday
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Carson-Newman’s 2011 baseball season opener scheduled for Friday afternoon at Augusta State (Ga.) has been postponed due to heavy rains in the area. The Eagles will face the Jaguars in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at Lake Olmstead Stadium. First pitch is scheduled for noon.
February 3, 2011
Eagles Open 2011 Season on Friday at Augusta State
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - The Carson-Newman Eagles open the 2011 baseball season with a pair of explosive newcomers and a deep, experienced group of role players that have sixth-year head coach Tom Griffin the Eagles hoping for their first South Atlantic Conference regular season title since 2002.
January 25, 2011
Eagles Picked Third in SAC Preseason Poll, Bridgewater Named First Named All-SAC
ROCK HILL, SC - The Carson-Newman Eagles are picked to finish third in the 2011 South Atlantic Conference race, the league announced Tuesday. In a vote by the league's head coaches, the Eagles, under sixth-year head coach Tom Griffin, are picked to finish behind Catawba College and Wingate University, respectively.
November 29, 2010
Eagle Baseball Signs Four in Fall Signing Period
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The Carson-Newman Eagles have added four signees in the fall signing period, head coach Tom Griffin announced Monday. Infielders Bo Asmus (Jefferson City, Tenn.) and Cody Fox (Seymour, Tenn.), outfielder Joe Tipton (Jefferson City, Tenn.), and pitcher Jordan Lindsey (Lakewood, Fla.) have all signed to play for the Eagles in 2012.
September 27, 2010
Former Eagle Cishek perfect in Major League debut
MIAMI Former Carson-Newman standout and Florida Marlin Steve Cishek (Falsmouth, Mass.) pitched two perfect innings in his major league debut for the Florida Marlins on Sunday afternoon.
September 21, 2010
Former Eagle Steve Cishek becomes first Eagle to reach majors since Clyde Wright, joins Marlins 40-man roster
MIAMI Former Carson-Newman standout and Florida Marlins pitching prospect Steve Cishek (Falmouth, Mass.) is part of the Florida Marlins 40-man roster for the rest of the major league season. Cishek joined the Marlins prior to their 4-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday afternoon.
August 20, 2010
Eagles in the Pros
Former Carson-Newman standouts Steve Cishek, D.J. Ferguson, Mills Rogers and Chase Boruff are making the most of their opportunities in the minor leagues. Click on the headline for an update on their progress.
August 16, 2010
Eagles Add LSU Transfer Koeneman for 2011 Season
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. The Carson-Newman baseball team has added a powerful bat to its lineup, as LSU first baseman Kyle Koeneman (Seymour, Tenn.) has transferred to join the Eagles for the 2011 season, head coach Tom Griffin announced Monday.
July 19, 2010
Boruff Selected to Coastal Plain League National All-Star Team
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. Carson-Newman rising senior Chase Boruff (Knoxville, Tenn.) has been selected to the Coastal Plain Collegiate Baseball League National All-Star team.
July 7, 2010
Former Eagle Schrock Returns to Carson-Newman as Pitching Coach
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. Carson-Newman baseball coach Tom Griffin announced the addition of former Eagle Brad Schrock to his coaching staff on Wednesday.
July 1, 2010
Carson-Newman Signs 12 for 2011 Baseball Season
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. The Carson-Newman baseball program has signed 12 student-athletes for the 2011 season, Eagles head coach Tom Griffin announced Thursday.