2017-18 Carson-Newman Women's Basketball News

  • Wester reels in second Astroturf SAC Player of the Week
    February 20, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the second time this year and third time in her career, Mika Wester was named the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week announced by the league Tuesday morning.
  • Trophy in sight as #3 C-N can clinch share of SAC title at LMU
    February 20, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Third-ranked Carson-Newman plays its final road game of the season Wednesday evening at Lincoln Memorial at 6 p.m. looking to solidify at least a share of the South Atlantic Conference regular season championship.
  • Swarming defense paces #3 C-N’s domination of Catawba
    February 17, 2018
    SALISBURY, N.C. – Third-ranked Carson-Newman delivered its best defensive performance of the season hold Catawba to 22 percent shooting an 80-49 runaway triumph in Goodman Gym Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference play.
  • #3 C-N angles to match D2 wins mark on trip to Catawba
    February 16, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – When third-ranked Carson-Newman hits the road Saturday for a 2 p.m. tilt against Catawba in South Atlantic Conference play, the Lady Eagles will look to match the program’s high-water wins total as the school seeks its 25th of the season.
  • C-N holds top spot in first NCAA Region Rankings
    February 14, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released its first batch of regional rankings Wednesday afternoon as the third-ranked Carson-Newman Lady Eagles hold down the top spot in the region with four games remaining in the 2017-18 regular season.
  • Wester crests 1,000 points as #3 C-N pulls away from Tusculum
    February 14, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Mika Wester crossed the 1,000-point plateau for her career as third-ranked Carson-Newman won its 19th straight game at Holt Fieldhouse 100-79 Wednesday evening against Tusculum in South Atlantic Conference play for the team’s 11th triple-digit scoring effort of the year.
  • Lady Eagles set to host Play4Kay game against Tusculum
    February 12, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Wednesday’s South Atlantic Conference contest against Tusculum slated for 6 p.m. will be Carson-Newman’s annual Play4Kay game to raise awareness for breast cancer.
  • Streaking #3 C-N equips Holt for pesky Pioneers
    February 12, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With four games remaining on the regular season schedule, third-ranked Carson-Newman gears up for its penultimate home game Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. looking to extend its 18-game home winning streak against South Atlantic Conference rival Tusculum at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Third-ranked C-N sets school’s shooting records in demolition of Queens
    February 10, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – In a 112-66 South Atlantic Conference victory Saturday afternoon, third-ranked Carson-Newman reset its field-goal percentage and three-point percentage records overs Queens (N.C.) at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Vigorous #3 C-N hosts scuffling Queens
    February 08, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – After a week off, third-ranked Carson-Newman returns to the hardwood Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. for a South Atlantic Conference battle with middling Queens (N.C.).
  • Lady Eagles reach historic heights rising to third in polls
    February 06, 2018
    LILBURN, Ga. – For the first time in the history of the South Atlantic Conference, a women’s basketball program is ranked as one of the best three teams in the country as Carson-Newman checks in third in the Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association and D2SIDA polls released Tuesday afternoon.
  • Defense stymies Bears in second half as #5 C-N pulls away from L-R
    February 03, 2018
    HICKORY, N.C. – Despite its second-worst shooting percentage of the season, fifth-ranked Carson-Newman played lights out defense in the second half holding Lenoir-Rhyne to 28 percent shooting en route to a 73-48 South Atlantic Conference victory Saturday afternoon at Shuford Gym.
  • Bears brace for #5 Lady Eagles in Saturday SAC showdown
    February 01, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – A journey to Hickory opens the shortest month on the calendar as fifth-ranked Carson-Newman makes the trek to face Lenoir-Rhyne Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. in South Atlantic Conference play.
  • Offense overwhelms SAC’s top defense as #5 C-N routs Anderson
    January 31, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Fifth-ranked Carson-Newman shot 50 percent from the floor against the third-best field-goal percentage defense in America in a 99-61 South Atlantic Conference victory at Holt Fieldhouse Wednesday evening.
  • SAC’s top defense invades Mossy Creek as #5 Lady Eagles host Trojans
    January 30, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Statistical opposites collide Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. inside of Holt Fieldhouse in South Atlantic Conference action as fifth-ranked Carson-Newman, one of the nation’s top offenses, welcomes Anderson (S.C.), one of the country’s top defense, to town.
  • #5 C-N buries careless Cobras to seal 20-win campaign
    January 27, 2018
    HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Fifth-ranked Carson-Newman earned its 20th win of the season by turning 26 Coker turnovers into 34 points in a 102-63 drubbing in South Atlantic Conference play Saturday afternoon at the DeLoach Center.
  • Twenty wins in sight for #5 C-N with journey to Hartsville
    January 25, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – A 20-win season is in sight for fifth-ranked Carson-Newman as the Lady Eagles continue South Atlantic Conference play with a road trip to the DeLoach Center to face Coker Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.
  • Fifth-ranked C-N sets SAC triple record in romp of undermanned Mars Hill
    January 24, 2018
    MARS HILL, N.C. – With six players in uniform for Mars Hill, No. 5 Carson-Newman journeyed to Stanford Arena Wednesday evening and notched a 106-48 rout of the Lions in South Atlantic Conference play making a conference record 19 three-pointers.
  • Opposites meet as #5 C-N travels to middling Mars Hill
    January 23, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The team atop the table in the South Atlantic Conference standings, ninth-ranked Carson-Newman, pays a visit to the team looking up on the rest of the schools, Mars Hill, Wednesday evening for a 6 p.m. tip-off at Stanford Arena.
  • Price picks up third SAC Player of the Week plaudit
    January 22, 2018
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the third time in her junior season, Haris Price was named the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week announced by the conference Monday afternoon.
  • Second-half burst anchors #9 C-N’s dismantling of Newberry
    January 20, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Ninth-ranked Carson-Newman used its largest run of the season, a 25-0 sequence spanning the third and fourth quarters, to pummel Newberry by the largest margin in the history of the series 90-53 in South Atlantic Conference play Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • #9 C-N aims to sustain Holt opulence with Newberry next
    January 19, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Riding a program-record 15-game home winning streak, Carson-Newman looks to sweep the regular season battle with Newberry Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. inside of Holt Fieldhouse in South Atlantic Conference play.
  • Price pitches gem as #9 C-N steamrolls 'Splitters
    January 17, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Haris Price produced a career-high 38 points as ninth-ranked Carson-Newman scored triple digits for the seventh time on the year in a 105-90 South Atlantic Conference victory over Lincoln Memorial Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • ‘Splitters ski to Mossy Creek for Wednesday brawl with #9 C-N
    January 16, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Following its first loss of the year, No. 9 Carson-Newman returns to Holt Fieldhouse Wednesday evening for a 6 p.m. South Atlantic Conference encounter with Lincoln Memorial.
  • Bulldogs bump #4 C-N from ranks of the unbeaten with fourth-quarter tirade
    January 13, 2018
    WINGATE, N.C. – Fourth-ranked Carson-Newman held a 12-point led with 9:48 to go in the game only to let a 17th straight win slip through its grasp as Wingate scored 33 points in the fourth quarter to knock the Lady Eagles from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 68-54 win in South Atlantic Conference play Saturday afternoon at Cuddy Arena.
  • Carson-Newman's hoops doubleheader versus LMU set for local television broadcast
    January 11, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. - For the second consecutive year, Carson-Newman's basketball doubleheader with Lincoln Memorial will be televised locally on MyVLT.
  • #4 C-N navigates to nemesis Wingate angling to flip the script
    January 11, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – One of the five remaining unbeaten teams in Division II basketball, fourth-ranked Carson-Newman looks to end an eight-game losing streak versus South Atlantic Conference adversary Wingate Saturday afternoon for a 2 p.m. tip-off at Cuddy Arena.
  • Marosites’s monster effort ends Tusculum’s unbeaten trail at home by #4 C-N
    January 10, 2018
    GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Kayla Marosites racked up her fifth double-double of the season with 12 points and 17 rebounds as fourth-ranked Carson-Newman smacked Tusculum 90-67 Wednesday evening at Pioneer Arena to hand the Pioneers their first home loss in eight tries.
  • Pioneers provide obstruction as #4 C-N eyes record book
    January 09, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – A road trip to upset-minded and South Atlantic Conference foe Tusculum Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. stands between fourth-ranked Carson-Newman and matching a trio of wins record for the program.
  • Equitable offense powers #4 C-N over second-place Indians
    January 06, 2018
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Five players scored in double figures as fourth-ranked Carson-Newman surged in the second quarter to pull away from Catawba 88-60 Saturday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference play in a battle of No. 1 and No. 2 in the league standings.
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