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JEFFERSON CITY—In its first home meet on the 2019 campaign, the Carson-Newman Eagles swimming team defeated the Lees-McRae Bobcats by a combined team score of 290-78 Saturday afternoon.

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SALISBURY, N.C.—Carson-Newman closed out the 2019 regular season Saturday evening at Goodman Gym with its 14th sweep of the year running past Catawba 25-20, 25-19 and 25-18 finishing the South Atlantic Conference regular season fourth in the league's standings.

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GREENEVILLE—The Tusculum women's volleyball team swept the Anderson Trojans on Alumni Night in front of a passionate Pioneer Arena. The Black and Orange now sit in a three-way tie for fifth in the South Atlantic Conference standings, going into the regular season finale.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman senior running back Antonio Wimbush (Kingsland, Ga.) has been lauded for his efforts on the field and in the class room by the College Sports Information Director's Of America.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Six points was all that decided a match that featured 25 ties and 10 lead changes Friday night at the Levine Center between South Atlantic Conference foes Queens and Carson-Newman. The Royals were the team left standing winning 25-23, 26-24 and 25-23.

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GREENEVILLE—The Tusculum University women's soccer team has received the commitment of 12 student-athletes to join the Pioneer program for the 2020 season, head coach Mike Joy has announced.

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TEMPE, Ariz.—Tusculum University junior David Akinpetide and sophomore Frank Bonacia are each ranked in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Men's Tennis Southeast Region rankings, the ITA announced Wednesday.

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TEMPE, Ariz.—After advancing to the finals of both the Southeast Region and Division II ITA Cup, Tusculum University seniors Annie McCullough and Caitlin McCullough are ranked second in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Women’s Tennis Southeast Region rankings, the IT…

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JEFFERSON CITY—Senior Mary Northcutt (Huntsville, Ala.) of the Carson-Newman swim team was honored as the female swimmer of the week by the Bluegrass Mountain Conference for the week of Nov.11 to Nov.17, 2019.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Bolstered by a withering pace of play, Carson-Newman (1-2) leapt out to an 18-4 advantage five minutes in and never trailed in a 113-98 shellacking of Shorter (1-2) Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse.

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INDIANPOLIS—With the end of the regular season in focus, the penultimate NCAA volleyball Region Rankings were released Wednesday as Carson-Newman held steady at fifth on the ledger with two contests remaining in 2019.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Kayla Marosites became the first player in Lady Eagle recorded history to register a 20-point, 20-rebound night propelling Carson-Newman to program victory No. 800, 111-82 over King, in the home opener Wednesday night at Holt Fieldhouse.

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GREENEVILLE—Tusculum senior Dillon Smith missed his first 11 shots of the night, but made the 12th one matter as he buried a deep three-pointer with 10.9 seconds left as the Pioneers rallied from a 14-point deficit to edge visiting Young Harris 74-73 in TU’s home opener.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Senior Caleb Howell (Easley, S.C.) of the Carson-Newman swim team was honored as the male swimmer of the week by the Bluegrass Mountain Conference for the week of Nov.11 to Nov.17, 2019.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Carson-Newman senior defensive back Darius Williams (St. Petersburg, Fla.) has accepted an invitation to participate in the 95th East-West Shrine Bowl Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Tropicana Field.

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GREENEVILLE—Mia Long scored a game-high 23 points and added eight assists, six steals and five rebounds as Tusculum University routed Clayton State University 93-62 in non-conference women's basketball action Tuesday night at Pioneer Arena.

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TOKYO—Former Tusculum University pitcher Brandon Dickson pitched a perfect ninth inning to lead Team USA to a 4-3 win over top-seeded Japan at the Tokyo Dome in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 Super Round. With the victory, the stars and stripes move to 3-2 overall…

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JEFFERSON CITY—Sophomore Rachel Strayer (Murfreesboro, TN) of the Carson-Newman cross country team has been selected to participate in the 2019 NCAA Cross Country National Championships on Nov. 23rd in Sacramento, California.

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ROCK HILL, S.C.—Tusculum University cornerback Dee Alford has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Defensive Football Player of the Week. Alford garners this accolade for the second time this season.

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GAFFNEY, S.C.—Carson-Newman (7-2, 5-2 South Atlantic Conference) scored the go-ahead touchdown with 19 seconds left to cap a wild 42-35 win over Limestone (3-7, 2-5 SAC) on a crisp Saturday afternoon at The Reservation.

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HARROGATE—Tusculum’s Brandon Mitchell posted 17 points and seven rebounds while the Pioneers used an 11-0 first half run as TU remained undefeated on the young season with a 78-61 victory over Clayton State to conclude the South Atlantic Conference / Peach Belt Conference Challenge. The two-…

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BRISTOL—Tusculum University overcame a 10-point first-half deficit and outscored King University by 22 points in the second half to come away with an 82-62 victory in the South Atlantic Conference/Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Challenge on Saturday afternoon.

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BANNER ELK, N.C.—Down two starting guards, Carson-Newman (0-2) bogged down offensively and couldn't keep pace with King (2-0) Saturday at Williams Gym in a 93-74 loss to the Tornado.

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WINGATE, N.C.—The Tusculum University women's volleyball team fell in a tight contest to the Wingate Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Despite numerous opportunities created through its fourth-most shot attempts on the season, top-seeded Carson-Newman faced a 5-1 upset at the hands of eighth-seeded Coker in the South Atlantic Conference quarterfinal on Saturday night at McCown Field.

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JEFFERSON CITY—An own goal off the boot of a Carson-Newman player proved to be the difference-maker in a quarterfinals match of the SAC tournament as the Queens Royals defeated the Eagles by a final of 2-1 at McCown Field Saturday night.

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JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman won its 13th home match of the year to match the 2002 team for the single-season record in a four set, 25-21, 25-15, 17-25 and 25-??, Saturday afternoon against Lenoir-Rhyne in the South Atlantic Conference home finale.

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HARTSVILLE, S.C.—The Tusculum women's volleyball team swept the Coker Cobras Friday night to take the season series over the South Carolina team. The Black and Orange finished with a season-high hitting percentage due in part to multiple players hitting over .380.

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HARROGATE—The Tusculum University men’s basketball team used a 27-2 run to open the second half and Trenton Gibson’s first career triple-double as the Pioneers defeated USC Aiken 93-63 Friday night at Tex Turner Arena in the opening game of the South Atlantic Conference / Peach Belt Conferen…

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BRISTOL—Tusculum University overcame 30 percent shooting by forcing Belmont Abbey College into 25 turnovers as the Pioneers opened the 2019-20 season with a 55-46 victory in the South Atlantic Conference/Conference Carolinas Women's Basketball Challenge at King University Friday night.