2017 Carson-Newman Volleyball News

  • DANCING! Elated Eagles elected to 2017 NCAA Playoffs
    November 20, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – For the third time in the last four season Carson-Newman is dancing as the Eagles are the No. 7 seed in the Southeast Region announced by the NCAA Monday evening. Coach Dave Franklin’s group is in the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championships for the seventh time as an at-large unit and will play second-seeded Wingate Dec. 1 in St. Augustine, Fla. at top-seeded Flagler’s facility.
  • Tournament trophy in sight as Eagles host Royals
    November 18, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Seeking its third South Atlantic Conference Tournament title, fourth-seeded Carson-Newman will play on its home court Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. against third-seeded Queens (N.C.).
  • Royals deny Eagles to capture SAC Tournament title
    November 18, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – After winning the first set, Carson-Newman fell short in the next three games as Queens celebrated its first league title in four sets 25-21, 24-26, 20-25 and 20-25 Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse in the South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Tournament.
  • Frenetic comeback propels Eagles to SAC title match
    November 17, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Down 20-13 in the fourth set on the brink of elimination, fourth-seeded Carson-Newman scored 12 of the final 13 points before posting a .529 attack percentage in the fifth set  to upend top-seeded Anderson (S.C.) 18-25, 25-22, 12-25, 25-21 and 15-10 Friday evening at Holt Fieldhouse in the South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Championships.
  • Ballard leads three C-N athletes on All-SAC squads
    November 15, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – Morgan Ballard became the first Carson-Newman libero to be named first-team All-South Atlantic Conference since 2005 to lead a trio of Eagles named to postseason units by the league Wednesday morning.
  • Final region rankings keep Eagles in seventh
    November 15, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released its final batch of region rankings Wednesday afternoon before the final field is set as Carson-Newman remained in seventh for a third consecutive week.
  • Toasty Trojans travel to Holt for SAC semifinal outing
    November 15, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Fourth-seeded Carson-Newman seeks its first trip the South Atlantic Conference title match since 2009 when it squares off against top-seeded Anderson (S.C.) Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. inside of Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Oldenburger, Parnell and Streeter lead C-N to SAC semifinals
    November 14, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Megan Oldenburger, Katie Parnell and Marnie Streeter combined for 46 kills to send fourth-seeded Carson-Newman to the South Atlantic Conference Tournament semifinals with a four-set win over fifth-seeded Tusculum Tuesday night at Holt Fieldhouse 25-18, 25-17, 25-27 and 25-22.
  • Tusculum, C-N prepare to clash in SAC Quarterfinals
    November 12, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The 59th all-time meeting between Carson-Newman and Tusculum is a battle in the South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Championships Quarterfinals Tuesday evening at Holt Fieldhouse for a 7 p.m. first serve.
  • C-N seals fourth in SAC with sweep of Queens
    November 11, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman clinched a home match in the South Atlantic Conference Championships with a sweep of Queens (N.C.) 25-20, 25-22 and 25-17 Saturday evening at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Trio shines but Bulldogs top Eagles
    November 10, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Three Carson-Newman players racked up double-doubles but Wingate earned a four-set victory over the Eagles Friday night at Holt Fieldhouse 25-13, 25-22, 20-25 and 25-19 in South Atlantic Conference play.
  • Regular season wraps up with senior day and worthy duo
    November 08, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman concludes its regular season at Holt Fieldhouse with a match against Wingate Friday evening at 7 p.m. and Queens (N.C.) Saturday looking to close out the South Atlantic Conference slate and secure a home match in the quarterfinals of the league tournament.
  • Eagles stand pat in regional rankings
    November 08, 2017
    INDIANPOLIS – There was two swaps in the NCAA’s Southeast Region rankings released Wednesday afternoon as Carson-Newman did not move from last week’s seventh slot with one week remaining in the regular season.
  • Trojans ride hot streak to sweep of Eagles
    November 03, 2017
    ANDERSON, S.C. – For the first time in three weeks, Carson-Newman has lost back-to-back matches as the Eagles fell in straight stanzas to red-hot Anderson 23-25, 16-25 and 14-25 Friday evening at the Abney Athletic Center.
  • Expedition established 2002 volleyball team’s legacy
    November 03, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Fifteen years ago Carson-Newman produced the best season in the history of the volleyball program. 31 wins. A regular season title. A South Atlantic Conference tournament championship. The school’s first trip to the NCAA Playoffs.
  • Initial region rankings place C-N seventh
    November 01, 2017
    INDIANAPOLIS – As the regular season winds down, the NCAA posted its opening regional rankings Wednesday afternoon for Division II volleyball as Carson-Newman found itself sitting in the field at No. 7 in the Southeast.
  • League-leading Trojans on tap Eagles
    November 01, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Following its first loss in almost three weeks, Carson-Newman travels to the Abney Athletic Center to face the No. 1 team in the South Atlantic Conference standings Friday evening at 7 p.m.
  • Streeter lauded as SAC Player of the Week
    October 31, 2017
    ROCK HILL, S.C. – For the second time in 2017 Marnie Streeter has been named the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week announced by the league Tuesday afternoon.
  • Lions terminate C-N’s six-match winning streak
    October 31, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Mars Hill put an end to Carson-Newman’s six-match winning streak with a 25-23, 25-22 and 25-13 victory at Holt Fieldhouse Tuesday evening in South Atlantic Conference action.
  • Unrelenting Lions visit scorching Eagles on Halloween
    October 30, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Riding a six-match winning streak, Carson-Newman returns to Holt Fieldhouse Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. to host South Atlantic Conference opponent Mars Hill looking to complete the season sweep of the Lions.
  • Stifling defense propels Eagles to sweep of Indians
    October 28, 2017
    SALISBURY, N.C. – For the third time in 2017, Carson-Newman limited a foe to a negative attack percentage as Catawba posted a minus-.022 hitting clip. The Eagles picked up a sweep 25-23, 25-16 and 25-18 Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym in South Atlantic Conference play.
  • Streak reaches five as Eagles seize five-set win at L-R
    October 27, 2017
    HICKORY, N.C. – Extending its longest winning streak of the season to five matches, Carson-Newman captured a five-set victory in South Atlantic Conference play Friday night at Shuford Gym over Lenoir-Rhnye 13-25, 25-22, 25-16, 14-25 and 15-10.
  • Eagles embark on North Carolina road trip
    October 26, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman hops on the bus for South Atlantic Conference play to visit Lenoir-Rhyne Friday evening at 7 p.m. and Catawba Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. looking to build on a four-match winning streak.
  • C-N seals 200th SAC win in five sets at LMU
    October 24, 2017
    HARROGATE, Tenn. – Carson-Newman became the fourth school in South Atlantic Conference history to win 200 league matches by defeating Lincoln Memorial Tuesday evening at Mary Mars Gym 29-27, 18-25, 25-15, 21-25 and 15-11.
  • Fifth-place teams clash in Harrogate as C-N cruises to LMU
    October 23, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – A Tuesday evening affair pits in-state rivals Carson-Newman and Lincoln Memorial at Mary Mars Gymnasium for a 7 p.m. first serve as the two schools jockey for position in the South Atlantic Conference standings.
  • Winning ways continue as C-N sweeps Coker
    October 21, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s succession of victories extended Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse as the Eagles turned in their third straight win 25-18, 25-22 and 25-18 in a South Atlantic Conference meeting with Coker.
  • Dazzling Eagles dominate weary Wolves
    October 20, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – With the 2002 team in attendance, Carson-Newman turned in one its finest performances of 2017 with a sweep of Newberry 26-24, 25-10 and 25-12 Friday evening in South Atlantic Conference play at Holt Fieldhouse.
  • Homecoming commences as C-N hosts Newberry and Coker
    October 18, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Homecoming festivities on Carson-Newman’s campus begin Friday evening with the Eagles playing host to Newberry at 7 p.m. before the unit plays Coker Saturday at noon in South Atlantic Conference play.
  • Double-doubles not enough for C-N at Aiken
    October 14, 2017
    AIKEN, S.C. – Anna Patton and Megan Oldenburger tallied double-doubles but Carson-Newman lost in four sets against USC Aiken 25-21, 15-25, 19-25 and 21-25 Saturday afternoon at the Convocation Center in the South Atlantic Conference/Peach Belt Conference Crossover.
  • Oldenburger and Streeter power C-N’s comeback triumph of Augusta
    October 14, 2017
    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Megan Oldenburger and Marnie Streeter combined for 39 kills as each tallied a double-double for Carson-Newman in a come-from-behind five-set thriller at the Convocation Center Saturday evening to conclude play in the South Atlantic Conference/Peach Belt Conference Crossover.
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