Women's Golf

McGinley falls in semifinals at Tennessee Amateur

LEBANON, Tenn. – After losing her first match, Cumberland’s K.C. McGinley won a pair of matches in the Championship Flight consolation bracket before dropping a 1-up decision in the semifinals of the 71st Annual Tennessee Women’s Amateur Championship at Blackthorn Club in Jonesborough, Tenn.


Baseball

Three former Bulldogs playing professionally

LEBANON, Tenn. – Three former Cumberland baseball players are currently playing professionally, including 2010 NAIA Player of the Year Matt Greener as well as Troy Frazier and Luis Martinez.


General

Cumberland places third in All-Sports Trophy race

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland finished third in the TranSouth Conference All-Sports Trophy, the program’s best showing since 2005-06 when the Bulldogs also placed third. Union University claimed its eighth straight All-Sports Trophy, followed by Freed-Hardeman and then Cumberland.


Baseball

Farris taken by White Sox

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Cory Farris was selected in the 45th round by the Chicago White Sox in the in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday. Farris is the second Bulldog taken in this year’s draft after the Arizona Diamondbacks selected Will Locante in the 11th round on Tuesday.


Baseball

Locante selected in 11th round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Will Locante was selected in the 11th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Monday, the Bulldogs highest draft choice since 2006.


Baseball

Wilkerson, Mandarino, Locante earn All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson was voted First Team NAIA All-American, Mike Mandarino earned Second Team honors and Will Locante was an Honorable Mention selection, as announced by the national office this week.


Baseball

Hunt set for 104.5 The Zone appearance

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt will be the featured guest on 104.5 The Zone Tuesday afternoon from Mt. Juliet in the first of a series of stops this summer around the Midstate for the Allstate Sports Zone and hosts George Plaster and Willie Daunic.


Men's Soccer

Friendship's Chaffin signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Friendship Christian School’s Justin Chaffin this week for the 2011-12 academic year.


Men's Golf

Thomas finishes with rounds of 77 and 74

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dustin Thomas carded scores of 77 and 74 in the second and third rounds on Thursday, completing play in the 60th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf Championships at the TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.


Men's Golf

Second round play suspended at NAIA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – The second round of play in the 60th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf Championships has been suspended for the second straight day at the TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. Cumberland’s Dustin Thomas played just one hole before play was suspended.


Softball

Gray named NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athlete

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball player Caity Gray was recognized this week as an NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athlete.


Men's Golf

Thomas shoots 84 in opening round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Dustin Thomas carded an opening-round 84 on Tuesday in the suspended first round of the 60th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf National Championships at the TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.


Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Tennis, Wrestling, Women's Basketball, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball, Softball, Cheerleading, General

CU offering summer camps in seven sports

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s award-winning coaching staff and student-athletes will be hosting camps and clinics in seven different sports throughout the summer.


Men's Soccer

Bulldogs ink Dickson's McElyea

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Dickson, Tenn., native Jacob McElyea for the 2011-12 academic year. McElyea is the brother of CU football player Cody McCallister.


Men's Tennis

Crotzer, Schaefer named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University tennis players Devin Crotzer and Shawn Schaefer were both named 2011 Daktronics NAIA National Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office during the recently completed national championships.


Men's Golf

Thomas set to tee off at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Dustin Thomas will tee off at 9 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 24, in the opening round of the 60th Annual NAIA Men’s Golf Championships at the TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. Thomas qualified for the event by winning medalist honors at the TranSouth Championships two weeks ago in Blytheville, Ark.


Men's Soccer

Neto signs with CU soccer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Marconi Neto to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year this week. Neto is the third Bulldog signee for next season.


Baseball

Bulldogs fall in championship game, 9-2

PADUCAH, Ky. – David Bergin hit two homers and six RBIs and Josh McDaniel tossed six innings on short rest in Tennessee Wesleyan's 9-2 victory over Cumberland on Sunday in the 2011 McDonald’s NAIA Championship Opening Round here at Brooks Stadium.


Baseball

Bulldogs stay alive with 19-10 win

PADUCAH, Ky. – Jesse Bowman posted four hits and six RBIs, Tommy Crews collected four hits and freshman Devin Stovall worked into the seventh inning in Cumberland’s 19-10 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan in the 2011 McDonald’s NAIA Championship Opening Round here at Brooks Stadium.


Baseball

Crews hits for the cycle in 14-7 victory

PADUCAH, Ky. – Tommy Crews hit for the cycle in his first four plate appearances, David Fanshawe and Cory Farris each collected three hits and Cumberland pounded out 19 hits in a 14-7 victory over William Jewell on Saturday at the McDonald’s 2011 NAIA Championship Opening Round.


Baseball

Late errors send Bulldogs to 5-3 defeat

PADUCAH, Ky. – A pair of two-out errors in the ninth opened the door for Cody Gaskill’s two-run double and Tennessee Wesleyan waited out and a three-hour and 21-minute rain delay, defeating Cumberland, 5-3, Friday at Brooks Stadium.


Baseball

2011 NAIA Championship Opening Round Preview

PADUCAH, Ky. – The 2011 NAIA Championship Opening Round begins Thursday with Cumberland playing in one of nine five-team tournaments taking place around the country to determine the participants in the NAIA World Series.


Baseball

Locante dominates in 11-1 triumph

PADUCAH, Ky. – Will Locante struck out a career-best 14 in seven innings, allowing just one hit, and Cumberland belted three home runs, in an 11-1 victory over William Jewell Thursday night in the 2011 McDonald’s NAIA Championship Opening Round here at Brooks Stadium.


Football

CU football adds Goodpasture duo

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Dewayne Alexander announced the signing of a pair of Goodpasture Christian School players, Mitchell Martin and Hunter Williamson, for the 2011 season.


Women's Basketball

Atkinson inks with Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Tennessee Temple University transfer Courtney Atkinson for the 2011-12 academic year.


Women's Golf

Agee places second at TranSouth Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Allyson Agee posted a second-round 81 and tied for second overall, leading Cumberland at the TranSouth Women’s Golf Championships on Tuesday at Greystone Golf Club in Dickson, Tenn. The Bulldogs finished second overall as a team.


Men's Golf

Garrett named TSAC Freshman of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Austin Garrett was voted the TranSouth Conference Freshman of the Year in a vote of league coaches announced during last week’s conference championships in Blytheville, Ark.


Baseball

Bulldogs ranked fifth in Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked fifth in the final regular season 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released this week by the national office. The Bulldogs received a No. 1 seed in the 2011 NAIA Championship Opening Round – Paducah Bracket, which begins Thursday at historic Brooks Stadium in Paducah, Ky.


Women's Golf

Smith leads golfers at TranSouth tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Kayla Smith fired a career-best 80 and trails the leader by one stroke after the first round of the TranSouth Championships Monday in Dickson, Tenn. The Bulldogs are second in the team competition, nine shots behind Bethel University.


Baseball

Cumberland headed to Paducah

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will play the 2011 NAIA Championships Opening Round in Paducah, Ky., starting Thursday at Brooks Stadium. The Bulldogs are the No. 1 seed in the five-team, double-elimination tournament and will face the winner of Bellevue University and William-Jewell, who will play the first game of the tourney on Thursday.


Baseball

Bulldogs elimiated by Union, 8-5

JACKSON, Tenn. – Union University scored eight runs in the first three innings, taking advantage of three errors, and stayed alive with an 8-5 victory over fourth-ranked Cumberland on Friday in the TranSouth Baseball Championships here at Fesmire Field.


Softball

Cumberland finishes fourth in TSAC Championships

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery hit her seventh home run of the season in the bottom of the seventh inning to force extra innings, but Cumberland University couldn’t overcome a three-run deficit in the 10th inning as the Bulldogs’ season came to an end Friday.


Men's Golf

Thomas wins medalist honors at TranSouth Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dustin Thomas fired a career-best five-under par 66, winning individual medalist honors at the TranSouth Championships Friday in Blytheville, Ark. Union University won the team championship by two shots over the Bulldogs.


Softball

Bulldogs win in final at-bat again

HENDERSON, Tenn. – For the second time in three games, Cumberland University used a walk-off single to win in the TranSouth Championships, claiming a 4-3 victory over Bethel University in an elimination game Thursday night at Morgan Stadium on the Freed-Hardeman University campus.


Men's Golf

Thomas, Bulldogs second after 36 holes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dustin Thomas, Guy Nardo and Paul Vaughan all shot 74 and four Cumberland players stand in the Top 10 after the second round of the TranSouth Championships Thursday in Blytheville, Ark. Cumberland trails tournament leader Union Univ. by one shot for the overall lead.


Softball

Cumberland comes up short against rival

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Cumberland University managed just two hits and committed two costly errors as the Bulldogs fell into the loser’s bracket of the TranSouth Championships at Morgan Stadium with a 3-0 loss to No. 5 Trevecca Nazarene University Thursday.


Baseball

CU defeats FHU, 9-3

JACKSON, Tenn. – Tommy Winegardner and Mike Mandarino both homered and fourth-ranked Cumberland scored two insurance runs in the seventh and eighth innings, posting a 9-3 victory over Freed-Hardeman here at Fesmire Field on Thursday in the loser’s bracket of the TranSouth Championships.


Men's Golf

Thomas, Garrett atop TranSouth Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dustin Thomas shot three-under par 68 to take the overall lead and Austin Garrett carded a one-under 70 for Cumberland in the opening round of the TranSouth Championships Thursday in Blytheville, Ark. The Bulldogs lead Union University by 11 shots in the team standings.


Softball

Bulldogs rally for walk-off win

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood drove in seven runs, including three on a bases-clearing, walk-off single that capped a four-run seventh inning as fourth-seeded Cumberland University rallied to knock off Martin Methodist College, 11-10, in the first round of the TranSouth Championships at Morgan Stadium Wednesday night.


Baseball

Miscues send Bulldogs to 9-7 defeat

JACKSON, Tenn. – Cumberland allowed nine walks and committed four errors leading to five unearned runs and the Bulldogs dropped a 9-7 decision to Bethel University in the opening game of the TranSouth Championships here Wednesday at Fesmire Field.


Baseball

Bulldogs move up to fourth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball team moved up one spot to fourth nationally in the sixth edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs have won 16 straight games overall and 27 of the last 28 games overall since March 22.


General

63 student-athletes set for graduation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University graduation is scheduled for Saturday on the lawn in front of Memorial Hall and 63 total student-athletes, athletic trainers and graduate assistants are scheduled to take part in commencement ceremonies.


Softball

Four Bulldogs earn All-TranSouth honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood was named First Team All-TranSouth, while CaSarah Gilliam, Stephanie Gutierrez and Megan Lavery all garnered Second Team distinctions as Cumberland University placed four softball players on the All-TranSouth Team for the first time since 2005.


Baseball

Baseball tournament delayed again

JACKSON, Tenn. – Because of heavy overnight rains and standing water in the outfield, the 2011 TranSouth Baseball Championships have been delayed again. The tournament will begin Wednesday with Cumberland taking on Bethel University at Noon at Fesmire Field.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs ink Station Camp's Keele

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Hendersonville, Tenn., native Mackenzie Keele this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Keele is the sixth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Softball

Eleven Bulldogs named TSAC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University led all TranSouth Conference softball teams with 11 players garnering TranSouth Scholar-Athlete accolades, the league announced Friday.


Baseball

TranSouth baseball tourney postponed

JACKSON, Tenn. – Due to heavy rains in the area that are forecast all day and night, the 2011 TranSouth Baseball Championships have been postponed. Games will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, with Cumberland taking on Bethel Univ. at Noon at Fesmire Field.


Baseball

Nine Bulldogs voted All-TranSouth

LEBANON, Tenn. – David Fanshawe, Tommy Crews, Cory Farris, Mike Mandarino, Aaron Wilkerson and Will Locante were all voted First Team All-TranSouth, as announced by the conference office this weekend. T.J. Murphy, Greg Appleton and Tommy Winegardner earned Second Team All-TranSouth honors as well.


Women's Tennis

Bulldogs fall in NAIA semifinals

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Martin Methodist won six of the final seven games to post a victory at No. 1 doubles and then posted three straight-set wins in singles, as the 18th-ranked RedHawks defeated Cumberland, 5-2, Saturday in the semifinals of the Women’s NAIA Qualifying Tournament.


Men's Tennis

Bulldogs can't overcome slow start

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Martin Methodist jumped out early with three doubles wins and staved off a furious comeback from Cumberland in a 6-1 victory in the semifinals of the men’s NAIA Qualifying Tournament here Friday afternoon. The match took a little over three hours and was much closer than the final score.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis wins, 5-2, at NAIA Qualifier

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped a pair of doubles matches but roared back with four straight-set singles wins, posting a 5-2 victory over Tennessee Wesleyan in the quarterfinals of the women’s NAIA Qualifying Tournament here Friday.


Baseball

Bulldogs run winning streak to 16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Crews went 4-for-4, Cory Farris added three hits and Greg Appleton and Mike Mandarino both homered to lead Cumberland University to an 8-3 victory over Mid-Continent University, completing the series sweep and giving the Bulldogs their 16th straight win to close out the regular season.


Baseball

Two Murphy homers lead sweep of MCU

LEBANON, Tenn. – TJ Murphy hit a pair of home runs, Antonio Butler produced four hits, including a game-winning single, and Will Locante threw a complete-game two-hitter as fifth-ranked Cumberland swept Mid-Continent, 4-3 and 3-2, Thursday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Men's Golf, Women's Golf

Five golfers named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland golfers were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office this week in advance of the league tournament, which starts Monday in Blytheville, Ark.


Men's Tennis

Azhar, Rodrigues earn All-TranSouth accolades

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Na’im Azhar was voted All-TranSouth in singles and Azhar and Pedro Rodrigues earned All-Conference honors in doubles, as announced byb the conference office Thursday. The Bulldogs begin action in the NAIA Qualifying Tournament on Friday in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

Akari Miura-Schaub voted All-TranSouth in doubles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Larissa Akari Miura and Courtney Schaub were named All-TranSouth Conference in doubles, as announced by the conference office Thursday. The Bulldogs, along with Martin Methodist and Bethel University, begin action in the NAIA Qualifying Tournament on Friday in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Football, General

Smith named 2011 Lindsey Donnell Award winner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland senior Josh Smith is this year’s recipient of the Lindsey Donnell Award presented annually to Bulldog student-athlete who excels in both academics and athletics. The award is given in honor of Lindsey Donnell, a former Bulldog football Little All-American and former professor at Cumberland University.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Bulldog tennis heads to NAIA Qualifier

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis teams head to Chattanooga, Tenn., this weekend for the NAIA Qualifying Tournament, with the women facing Tennessee Wesleyan and the men taking on rival Martin Methodist on Friday at The Champions Club.


Baseball

Fourteen Bulldogs garner TranSouth Scholar-Athlete honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fourteen Cumberland baseball players have been named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.00 GPA or above through the Fall 2010 semester.


Football

VSN All-Star Football Game set for broadcast

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Victory Sports Network will be broadcast the Fifth Annual Senior Classic this Saturday at Noon CT from Salina Stadium in Salina, Kan. The video pregame show will start at 11:30 a.m. Cumberland players Melvin Armstrong and Mitch Reynolds along with the Bulldog coaching staff will be part of the game.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Six Bulldogs named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Cumberland tennis players were recognized as TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes by the league office this week, including four men and two women. The Bulldog tennis teams will participate in the 2011 NAIA Qualifying Tournament this weekend in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Baseball

Bulldogs move up to fifth in Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to fifth in the fifth edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll announced Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs have won 13 straight games and 20 of the last 21 contests since March 22.


Softball

Murray earns TSAC Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University freshman Sarah Murray was named the TranSouth Conference Player of the Week after hitting .538 and driving in seven runs in four games last week.


Baseball

Baseball game canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball game scheduled for Tuesday at Tennessee Wesleyan has been canceled because of inclement weather forecast for the next two days and will not be played at a later date.


Men's Tennis

Rodrigues named Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Pedro Rodrigues was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after posting a pair of singles victories and one doubles win last week for the Bulldogs.


Softball

Bulldogs swept by Union in finale

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland University dropped two games to Union University on Monday in the regular season finale, which was also Senior Day - recognizing Stephanie Gutierrez.


Baseball

Locante earns Pitcher of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Will Locante was named the TranSouth Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday after tossing a one-hit shutout with 13 strikeouts last weekend at Lyon College. The lefthander claimed his second Pitcher of the Week honor in three weeks and the fifth this season by a Bulldog hurler.


Baseball

Bulldogs complete series sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jesse Bowman recorded three hits and three RBIs, Mike Mandarino added two hits, two RBIs and his league-leading 14th home run, and Keith Kirby tossed six good innings in seventh-ranked Cumberland’s 12-1 victory in seven innings over Lyon College on Saturday in Batesville, Ark.


Women's Golf

Bulldogs erase deficit, win Union Spring Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Allyson Agee and Lindsey Taylor both shot 82 in the second round, helping Cumberland hold off Bethel University for a two-shot victory Friday at the Union Spring Invitational at Wingfoot Golf Club in Union City, Tenn. The Bulldogs had four players finish in the Top 10.


Baseball

Cumberland sweeps two at Lyon

LEBANON, Tenn. -- T.J. Murphy collected five hits with five runs scored and Aaron Wilkerson and Will Locante combined to allow one run on six hits, including 13 strikeouts from Locante, in Cumberland's doubleheader sweep over Lyon College, 10-1 and 11-0, Friday in Batesville, Ark.


Softball

CU homers four times in split at Campbellsville

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Stephanie Gutierrez hit two home runs and Megan Lavery and Sarah Murray also homered to lead Cumberland University as the Bulldogs split a doubleheader at Campbellsville University Thursday.


Women's Golf

Foote third at Union Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Sarah Beth Foote posted an opening-round 84 and is third while freshman Kayla Smith is one shot behind and tied for fourth after the first day of the Union University Spring Invitational at Wingfoot Golf Club in Union City, Tenn.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland falls to McKendree, 6-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped a pair of doubles matches and four singles outings in straight sets, falling 6-3 to McKendree University in men’s tennis action Thursday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts on the CU campus.


Baseball

Baseball weekend schedule adjusted

LEBANON, Tenn. – With inclement weather forecasted for the weekend, Cumberland and Lyon College will play a doubleheader Friday and a single game Saturday in Batesville, Ark. Friday’s doubleheader starts at Noon and Saturday’s single game also begins at Noon.


Baseball

Bulldogs ranked seventh in NAIA Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up three spots to seventh in the fourth edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs have won 10 straight contests after Tuesday night’s 7-4 victory over top-ranked Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn.


Softball

Bulldogs finish season sweep of MCU

MAYFIELD, Ky. – Courtney Maynard retired the first 11 batters she faced and struck out a career-high eight batters and Heather James homered for the third time this season to lead Cumberland University to a pair of victories and completing the season sweep of Mid-Continent University, taking a 7-2 victory in the opener and an 8-0 win in the nightcap, Tuesday at Cougar Field.


Baseball

CU pounds out 11 hits in 7-4 win at No. 1 Lee

LEBANON, Tenn. – Top-ranked Lee University brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth, but Daniel Kern got the final three outs and Cumberland pounded out 11 hits, including three each from Cory Farris and Tommy Crews, in 7-4 victory Tuesday night in Cleveland, Tenn.


Football

Bulldogs ranked 19th in Coaches' Spring Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 19th in the 2011 NAIA Football Coaches’ Spring Top 25 Poll released Monday by the national office. The Bulldogs finished the 2010 campaign ranked 23rd nationally and were ranked in the NAIA Top 25 in eight of the 10 regular season polls last season, reaching as high as 16th in the nation.


Men's Tennis

Bulldogs defeat WKU, 6-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won two of the doubles matches and cruised through five singles victories, as the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs defeated Western Kentucky, 6-1, in men’s tennis action late Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls to WKU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Larissa Akari Miura and Courtney Schaub won a hard-fought doubles matches but Schaub lost in three sets in singles and Cumberland dropped another singles match in a tiebreaker, falling to Western Kentucky, 7-0, in women’s tennis action late Monday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Softball

Cumberland splits at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Meghan White hit her first career home run in a loss before Cumberland University used a seven-run inning to bounce back for a win in the second game of a doubleheader against Bethel University Sunday at Wildcat Field. The Bulldogs dropped the first game, 5-4, before taking a 7-1 victory in the nightcap.


Baseball

Bulldogs use long ball to sweep MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Richie Seaton homered in both ends of the doubleheader and Will Locante and Keith Kirby combined to give up just one run on nine hits in 10th-ranked Cumberland’s doubleheader sweep, 10-1 and 4-0, Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Baseball

Mandarino, Murphy each collect three hits in 8-1 win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mike Mandarino hit a three-run homer, T.J. Murphy added three hits and Aaron Wilkerson tossed his fifth complete game of the season in 10th-ranked Cumberland’s 8-1 victory over Martin Methodist on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Baseball

Baseball schedule changed again

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Because of wet field conditions, Cumberland's baseball series against Martin Methodist has changed again, with a single game now scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m. Senior Day activities will take place before the game.


Men's Basketball

Yarbrough to play in All-Star Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Lindal Yarbrough will take part in Saturday’s Music City All-Star Classic at Fisk University’s Henderson Gymnasium, joining several other collegiate players from the state of Tennessee in the fourth annual game, which begins at 8 p.m.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Friday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s tennis matches scheduled for Friday against Union College in Barbourville, Ky., have been canceled because of forecasted inclement weather in the area. The matches will not be made-up.


Baseball

Baseball changes days for MMC series

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball series this weekend against Martin Methodist has been pushed back one day because of severe weather forecast for the area on Friday. The teams will play a doubleheader Saturday and a single game Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball

Softball doubleheader postponed

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s softball home doubleheader against Union University originally scheduled for Friday has been pushed back to April 25 at 2 p.m. due to forecasted inclement weather in the middle Tennessee area this weekend.


Softball

Lavery homers in CU split at MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery homered for the fifth time this season and Cumberland University later used a seven-run inning to secure a 9-1 come-from-behind victory over Martin Methodist College, but the Bulldogs dropped the second game, 2-1.


Women's Soccer

CU signs Goodlettsville's Tooley

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Goodlettsville native Rachel Tooley to scholarship papers this week for the 2011-12 academic year. Tooley is the fifth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Football, Men's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Bowling, General

Athletes place in FOCUS Art Competition

LEBANON, Tenn. – Adrian Baker won first place in the two-dimensional category and Charles Brooks, Deonta Johnson and Kyle Upton were all named honorable mention during the 14th Annual Focus On CU Students (FOCUS) Art Competition currently on display at Adams Gallery on the CU campus.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs ink Blackman's Smith

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Blackman High School product Katie Smith to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis wins at Bethel, 7-2

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept the doubles matches and won four singles outings in straight sets, as the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs posted a 7-2 victory over Bethel University in men’s tennis action Wednesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

Bulldogs take care of Bethel, 9-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches and all six singles outings, losing a total of 13 games, and cruising to a 9-0 victory over Bethel University in women’s tennis action Wednesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Baseball

Bulldogs move up to 10th in Coaches' Top 25

LEBANON, Tenn. – After winning 13 of its last 14 games, Cumberland moved up eight spots to No. 10 in the third edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Softball

Gutierrez’s perfect day leads CU to sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Stephanie Gutierrez was a perfect 5-for-5 with a double and her second home run of the season, leading Cumberland University to a pair of victories, 8-1 and 2-0, over Blue Mountain College Tuesday afternoon.


General

CU hosting luncheon for student-athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will honor 176 student-athletes who held a 3.0 grade-point-average or above at the end of the Fall 2010 semester during a luncheon this Thursday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon.


Women's Tennis

Schaub named POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Courtney Schaub was named the TranSouth Women’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after winning both of her singles and doubles matches last week for the Bulldogs.


Baseball

Tuesday baseball game canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. -- Due to continuing rain in the area, Tuesday's baseball game at Georgetown College has been canceled. No makeup date has been set at this time.


Women's Tennis

CU signs Gallatin's Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University tennis coach Bill McCormick announced the signing of Gallatin product Abby Wilson recently to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year.


Baseball

Mandarino, Locante sweep TranSouth honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Mike Mandarino and Will Locante were named the TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping the Bulldogs win all five of its games last week, including a conference sweep at Bethel University.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Tennis holding fundraising clinic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s tennis program will hold a clinic this Saturday, April 16, from 9-11 a.m. at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus. Cost for the clinic is $20 and all proceeds benefit the tennis program.


Women's Golf

Smith, McGinley fiinish tied for third

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Kayla Smith shot a second-round 87 and Smith and sophomore K.C. McGinley both tied for third for Cumberland at the CU Spring Invitational on Saturday at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Men's Golf

Garrett, Thomas both finish in Top 5

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Dustin Thomas carded a second-round 70, tying for fifth, and freshman Austin Garrett tied for third individually, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team Saturday at the CU Spring Invitational at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Men's Tennis

UAH outduels men's tennis, 6-3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost a pair of tough doubles matches and two three-set singles outings, dropping a 6-3 decision to Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday in men’s tennis action in Huntsville, Ala.


Baseball

Cumberland outlasts Bethel, 18-15

LEBANON, Tenn. – Daniel Kern tossed 4.1 scoreless innings of relief and Cumberland scored 15 runs in the first three innings and still needed runs in the sixth and eighth innings to pull out an 18-15 victory over Bethel on Saturday in a game that took more than four hours to play.


Softball

Bulldogs rally for win but split at Lyon

BATESVILLE, Ark. – Cumberland University knocked in a season-high 14 runs, including nine in the final two innings, rallying for a 14-12 victory over Lyon College in the first game of a doubleheader, but he Bulldogs were unable to complete the sweep, dropping the second game, 3-0.


Women's Tennis

Bulldogs lose another close one

LEBANON, Tenn. – Larissa Akari Miura and Courtney Schaub each won their singles matches and teamed to post a doubles victory, but Alabama-Huntsville recorded a pair of doubles victories and three singles triumphs, edging Cumberland, 5-4, in women’s tennis action Saturday in Huntsville, Ala.


Men's Golf

Garrett fourth, Whitmer fifth at CU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Austin Garrett fired a first-round 70 and is fourth overall while senior Austin Whitmer carded a 71 and is tied for fifth on Friday at the Cumberland Spring Invitational at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Women's Golf

McGinley leads after first round of CU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore K.C. McGinley posted a season-best 78 and leads by four shots after Friday’s first round of the Cumberland Spring Invitational at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

Cumberland drops 5-4 decision to Georgetown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland fell behind early only to battle back and take the lead, but Georgetown College won the final two matches on the court, pulling out a 5-4 victory over the Bulldogs Friday afternoon at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on campus.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland rolls over Georgetown, 9-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland swept all three doubles matches and all six singles outings, as the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs defeated Georgetown College, 9-0, Friday afternoon at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on campus.


Softball

CU suffers two close losses

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Victoria Bennett homered for the sixth time in her career, but Cumberland University dropped two games to Freed-Hardeman University Friday.


Baseball

Locante, Mandarino lead Bulldog sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Will Locante tossed a three-hit shutout, striking out a career-high 13, and Mike Mandarino hit a solo home run in the seventh inning, giving Cumberland a doubleheader sweep, 5-2 and 1-0, over Bethel University on Friday.


General

Cumberland joining Mid-South Conference

LEBANON, Tenn. – Continuing to strengthen its reputation for outstanding intercollegiate athletics, Cumberland University officials have announced plans to change its athletic affiliation with the TranSouth Athletic Conference and join the Mid-South Conference beginning with the 2012-13 academic year.


Baseball

Bulldogs pound out 13-4 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mike Mandarino went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs and 18th-ranked Cumberland scored 10 runs in the final four innings en route to a 13-4 victory over Campbellsville University on Wednesday night in Campbellsville, Ky.


Men's Tennis

Bulldogs drop to 22nd in national rankings

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University dropped four spots to 22nd in the fourth regular-season edition of the 2011 NAIA Men’s Tennis Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Baseball

CU drops a spot to 18th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Despite posting a 4-1 record last week, including taking 2-of-3 games against the No. 7 team in the country, Cumberland dropped one spot to 18th in second edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office.


Baseball

Bulldogs escape with 9-8 win in 13 innings

LEBANON, Tenn. – T.J. Murphy’s single plated the tying run and Antonio Butler came around to score from first after an error in the outfield, giving 18th-ranked Cumberland a 9-8 victory in 13 innings over Lindsey Wilson on Tuesday night at Veterans Field.


Softball

Big innings send Bulldogs to two losses

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University allowed a seven-run inning in both games of its doubleheader against No. 7 Trevecca Nazarene University, leading to a pair of losses Tuesday afternoon, as the Bulldogs dropped an 11-3 decision before losing, 10-2, in the nightcap.


Men's Tennis

CU drops 5-4 decision to LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Devin Crotzer and Cristhian Hernandez both won their matches, but Jeremy Fleming dropped a straight-set decision, sending Lindsey Wilson to a 5-4 victory in men’s tennis action Tuesday morning at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts in the completion of a suspended match.


Men's Tennis

Azhar named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Na’im Azhar was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after winning three of his four matches, including both singles outings for the Bulldogs.


Women's Volleyball

CU inks Mt. Juliet’s Crosslin

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mt. Juliet High School’s Cali Crosslin recently signed with the Cumberland University volleyball team, becoming the eighth signee for the 2011 season.


Baseball

Wilkerson, Winegardner named POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Tommy Winegardner and Aaron Wilkerson were named the TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, on Monday after helping the 17th-ranked Bulldogs win 4-of-5 games last week, including taking 2-of-3 contests from league-leading Union University.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Monday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – With severe weather forecasted for Monday afternoon, Cumberland’s tennis matches against Campbellsville University have been canceled. A make-up date for the matches may be announced at a later date.


Men's Golf

Bulldogs defeat Union in match play

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won four of the five morning four-ball matches and then staved off an early comeback in the afternoon singles matches, defeating Union University, 10 ½-6 ½, in a match play event Saturday at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Women's Tennis

Bulldogs drop 6-3 decision to MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Martin Methodist won two doubles matches and four singles outings, including one in three sets, as the 22nd-ranked RedHawks claimed a hardfought 6-3 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Men's Tennis

Bulldogs fall to MMC, 5-4

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fabio Santos outlasted Devin Crotzer in three sets at No. 4 singles, leading 24th-ranked Martin Methodist to a 5-4 victory over 18th-ranked Cumberland in men’s tennis action Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Baseball

Cumberland splits with Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mike Mandarino threw his first complete game of the season and Tommy Winegardner and Tommy Crews collected three RBIs in Cumberland's doubleheader split against Union University on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Softball

Cumberland takes two at BMC

NEW ALBANY, Miss. – Megan Lavery hit her fourth home run of the season and Cumberland University produced three-run innings in both games of a doubleheader sweep of Blue Mountain College at the New Albany Sportsplex Saturday afternoon.


Women's Tennis

Women's tennis falls at Lindsey Wilson, 5-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Amber Johnson and Lindsey Gaither won their doubles match, but 16th-ranked Lindsey Wilson posted five total victories to claim a 5-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s tennis action Friday in Columbia, Ky. The match was stopped due to rain and will not be completed.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis suspended at Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Na’im Azhar won his singles match and Cristhian Hernandez and Jeremy Fleming posted a doubles victory, but Cumberland trailed Lindsey Wilson, 4-2, when the match was suspended Friday in Columbia, Ky. The final three singles matches will be completed in Lebanon on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.


Softball

CU softball falls hard at Union

JACKSON, Tenn. – Cumberland University had its five-game winning streak come to an end as the Bulldogs managed just seven hits in two games off of Union University pitching, dropping both ends of a doubleheader, 7-3 and 16-0, at Fesmire Field on Friday.


Baseball

Bulldogs wins series opener, 10-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson tossed seven shutout innings, running his scoreless innings streak to 48.1, and Tommy Winegardner and Cory Farris both homered in the first inning in Cumberland's 10-0 victory over seventh-ranked Union University on Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Football

Spring practice under way for Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Coming off one of the best seasons since Cumberland University revived its football program in 1990, head coach Dewayne Alexander is excited to get back on the field. The Bulldogs began spring practice on March 21 but have yet to get in a full pads practice.


Softball

CU hosting game to help “StrikeOut Cancer”

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team will host its third annual Breast Cancer Awareness Games on Tuesday at 2 p.m. against Trevecca Nazarene University, partnering with the American Cancer Society and National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s StrikeOut Cancer Initiative for the first time.


Cheerleading

Cheerleader tryout dates set

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tryouts for the 2011-12 Cumberland University cheerleading squad will be held April 29-30 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus. A cheer clinic will take place on Friday, April 29 from 5-8 p.m. and tryouts will be held Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.


Baseball

Baseball summer camp dates set

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host four summer baseball camps in June and July at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium and the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility on the CU campus. Camp dates run from June 13-July 8.


Softball

Softball doubleheader postponed

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s softball doubleheader at Martin Methodist College originally scheduled for Wednesday has been changed to April 13th at 3 p.m. in Pulaski, Tenn., due to inclement weather throughout the state of Tennessee.


Baseball

Cumberland ranked 17th in NAIA Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland is ranked 17th in the first regular-season edition of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll released late Tuesday by the national office. The Bulldogs were No. 1 in the nation in the Preseason Top 25 announced in November.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Wednesday tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s tennis matches scheduled for Wednesday at Georgetown College have been canceled due to inclement weather. No make-up date will be set. The Bulldogs play at Lindsey Wilson on Friday before hosting Martin Methodist on Saturday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on campus.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs ink two more

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering recently announced the signings of two more middle Tennessee players, as Kristen Oxley of Watertown High School and Oakland High School’s Sabrina Wilson inked with the Bulldogs.


Softball

Cumberland wins fifth straight with sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Megan Lavery went 2-for-2 in both games of Cumberland University’s doubleheader sweep of TranSouth Conference foe Freed-Hardeman University, as the Bulldogs won 5-0 and 5-4 Tuesday.


Baseball

Bulldogs squeak out pair of 5-4 victories

LEBANON, Tenn. – Richie Seaton hit a bases-clearing double in the opener and Mike Mandarino belted a three-run homer and Cory Farris scored from first on a double by David Fanshawe in the second game, giving Cumberland a pair of 5-4 victories over Georgetown College on Tuesday.


Men's Golf

Thomas ties for seventh at TNU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dustin Thomas shot a three-over par 74 and tied for seventh overall Tuesday, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team at the Second Annual Trevecca Spring Invitational at Old Hickory Country Club in Old Hickory, Tenn.


Men's Tennis

Sanna earns TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Evan Sanna was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after helping the Bulldogs defeat conference foe Bethel University.


Football

Bulldogs release 2011 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University announced its 2011 football schedule on Tuesday, which includes four home contests as well as a pair of night games on the road to start the season.


General

GCA.com e-mail newsletter now available

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fans of Cumberland Athletics may now receive a weekly e-mail newsletter via GoCumberlandAthletics.com. Interested parties may sign up for the newsletter through a link on the front page of the website called E-Mail Updates.


General

Hall of Fame nominations being accepted

The Cumberland University Athletic Department is accepting nominations for the Class of 2011 Sports Hall of Fame until June 1, 2011. Nominations must be made in writing and include full justification for the nomination, including statistics, honors, awards and any other pertinent information pertaining to the nominee.


Men's Golf

Thomas and Nardo both in Top 10 at TNU Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Dustin Thomas shot even-par 72, two shots behind the leaders, and junior Guy Nardo was one shot back at one-over 73, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team Monday at the Second Annual Trevecca Spring Invitational at Old Hickory Country Club in Old Hickory, Tenn.


Baseball

Georgetown doubleheader changed

LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to the weather forecast of rain for late Tuesday and Wednesday, Cumberland has moved its scheduled doubleheader against Georgetown College to Tuesday at Noon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.


Softball

CU takes two from visiting Scots

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Maynard and Allison Blackwood both picked up complete-game victories and Stephanie Gutierrez extended her hitting streak to 13 games as Cumberland University swept Lyon College, 6-3 and 4-1, in TranSouth Conference softball action Sunday.


Baseball

Dominant pitching leads CU to sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson and Will Locante both picked up complete-game victories and Greg Appleton collected three hits and four RBIs in the second game in No. 1 Cumberland's 5-0 and 9-2 sweep over Ottawa University on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Baseball

Seaton, Stovall lead victory at LWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Devin Stovall allowed just four hits and struck out six, working into the seventh inning, and Richie Seaton collected four hits while Jesse Bowman added three hits in No. 1 Cumberland’s 7-4 victory over Lindsey Wilson on Thursday in Columbia, Ky.


Softball

Bulldogs pound out 28 hits in split

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University recorded 28 hits, including 16 from Allison Blackwood, Stephanie Gutierrez and Victoria Bennett, in a doubleheader split with Covenant College Wednesday at Warner Park in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Football

Armstrong, Reynolds, CU coaching staff selected for All-Star Game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Melvin Armstrong and Mitch Reynolds have been selected to play in the Fifth Annual Victory Sports Network NAIA Senior Football Classic set for Saturday, April 30th in Salina, Kan.


Baseball

Wednesday baseball game rescheduled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s baseball game scheduled for Wednesday at Lindsey Wilson has been canceled because of inclement weather in the area. The two teams will play Thursday at 4 p.m. in Columbia, Ky.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland ranked 18th nationally

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland is ranked 18th nationally in the 2011 NAIA Men's Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Tuesday by the national office, the first national ranking for the Bulldogs since the end of the 2008 season.


Women's Tennis

Bulldogs sweep Bethel, 9-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches handily and all six singles outings in straight sets, sweeping Bethel University, 9-0, in women’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Men's Tennis

CU posts fourth straight win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won all three doubles matches, including one in a tiebreaker, and posted singles victories at Nos. 1, 3 and 5 en route to a 6-3 win over Bethel University in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Baseball

Big innings and great pitching lead 16-2 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Crews hit a pair of three-run home runs in the first three innings and Crews, David Fanshawe and Cory Farris belted back-to-back-to-back home runs in Cumberland's 16-2 victory over No. 17 Campbellsville on Tuesday night at Veterans Field.


Softball

Cumberland splits with Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood pounded her second career grand slam and Victoria Bennett had the second three-hit day at Cumberland University in the Bulldogs’ doubleheader split with Bethel University Tuesday.


Baseball

Bulldogs unable to salvage split

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jesse Bowman and T.J. Murphy each collected three hits, but Steve Sabins, Chris Page and Ian MacGeorge each homered for sixth-ranked Embry-Riddle, as the Eagles held on to defeat No. 1 Cumberland, 11-9, Tuesday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Women's Golf

Agee finishes fifth at TWC Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Allyson Agee fired a second-round 77 and finished fifth and Cumberland improved its team score by 26 shots, placing second overall Tuesday at the Tennessee Wesleyan Spring Invitational at Springbrook Golf Club in Niota, Tenn.


Baseball

Wilkerson, Crews named Players of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Aaron Wilkerson and Tommy Crews were named the TranSouth Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week, respectively, late Monday after their performances last week in contests against Tennessee Wesleyan, Shawnee State and Blue Mountain College.


Baseball

Embry outlasts Bulldogs, 13-11

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chris Page hit his second solo homer of the game to leadoff the 10th inning and Aaron Glaum added a sacrifice fly, as sixth-ranked Embry-Riddle outlasted top-ranked Cumberland, 13-11, in 10 innings Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Women's Golf

McGinley paces Bulldogs at TWC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore K.C. McGinley posted an opening-round 87 and is tied for sixth overall, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team at the Tennessee Wesleyan Spring Invitational on Monday at Springbrook Golf Club in Noita, Tenn. The Buldogs are second among six teams in the tournament.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Spring tennis clinic dates set

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University tennis coach Bill McCormick will conduct clinics this spring every Tuesday from April 12-May 17 at the CU tennis courts on campus. Ages 8-11 will take place from 4-5 p.m. and ages 12 and up will be from 5-6 p.m. Cost is $60 for the six sessions. Interested parties should contact McCormick at 615/708-6771.


Cycling

Hall Q&A with The Daily Peloton

Cycling coach Tim Hall recently participated in a question and answer session called on collegiate cycling called “Ride and Learn" with The Daily Peloton.


Baseball

Bulldogs split doubleheader at BMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Will Locante struck out 12 in a complete-game victory but No. 1 Cumberland committed eight errors in the second contest, splitting a doubleheader Saturday against Blue Mountain College in New Albany, Miss.


Baseball

Wilkerson runs scoreless streak to 34.1 innings in 12-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Antonio Butler and David Fanshawe both homered and Aaron Wilkerson tossed eight shutout innings in No. 1 Cumberland's 12-0 victory over Blue Mountain College on Friday night in New Albany, Miss.


Softball

Bulldogs swept at Trevecca

LEBANON, Tenn. – Heather James hit her second home run of the season, but the solo shot wasn’t enough to propel Cumberland University past rival Trevecca Nazarene University as the Bulldogs dropped a both games of a doubleheader to TNU, falling 5-3 and 7-3.


Women's Soccer

CU to host benefit soccer tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University women’s soccer team will host a benefit 4-v-4 Indoor Soccer Tournament Sunday beginning at noon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center to raise money and bring awareness to lung cancer.


Women's Tennis

Cumberland falls at Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Larissa Akari Miura won her singles match at No. 1, but Martin Methodist posted victories in all three doubles outings and five singles matches, including a pair in three sets, as the RedHawks defeated Cumberland, 8-1, in women’s tennis action Wednesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Men's Tennis

Bulldogs take out No. 17 Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles matches and then four singles outings, including three in tiebreakers, with Pedro Rodrigues clinching the victory at No. 3 singles, as the Bulldogs defeated 17th-ranked Martin Methodist, 6-3, Wednesday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Baseball

Big innings propel Bulldogs, 11-5

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mike Mandarino, Tommy Crews and Cory Farris each homered and Daniel Kern tossed six innings to earn a victory, as No. 1 Cumberland used three big innings to post an 11-5 victory over Shawnee State on Wednesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Baseball

Five RBIs from Crews leads Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Crews went 3-for-3 with a double, homer and five RBIs and Cody Ferrell had his second straight strong outing on the mound in No. 1 Cumberland’s 10-3 victory Tuesday over 14th-ranked Tennessee Wesleyan at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Softball

Home runs help CU snap six-year streak

LEBANON, Tenn. – Stephanie Gutierrez and Nicole Swann both hit their first career home runs and Cumberland University held off a seventh-inning rally by Martin Methodist College Tuesday, as the Bulldogs took the second game of a doubleheader, 5-4, after dropping the opener, 6-5.


Football

Smith receives Scholar-Athlete Award from National Football Foundation

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Josh Smith was awarded the C.R. Bickerstaff/Coach Bill Pace University Scholar-Athlete Award on March 7 at the 45th Annual Awards Banquet of the Middle Tennessee chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.


Men's Golf, Women's Golf

McGinley, Gammons both named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s K.C. McGinley and Ryan Gammons were named the TranSouth Conference Golfers of the Week on Tuesday after their performances at the Martin Methodist Spring Invitational in Gulf Shores, Ala., on March 7-8.


Cycling

Female cyclists in demand at Cumberland

Cumberland University cycling is riding a wave of success with their No. 3 ranking in Division 2 of collegiate cycling despite missing a key ingredient – a women’s team. Head coach Tim Hall has been working to overcome that obstacle, as recruiting and developing a women’s team is his top priority for the 2011-12 academic year.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Home tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University men’s and women’s tennis matches scheduled for Monday against the Univ. of the Cumberlands have been canceled due to inclement weather. The matches will not made made-up at a later date.


Softball

Bulldogs fall in GCI consolation bracket

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Sarah Murray went 3-for-3 and Allison Blackwood hit her fifth home run of the season, but Cumberland University didn’t have enough other offense to knock off No. 10 Shorter University as the Bulldogs closed the Gulf Coast Invitational with a 6-1 loss at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex Sunday morning.


Baseball

Bulldogs swept by Trevecca

LEBANON, Tenn. – Chad Reynolds’ two-run single in the sixth inning put Trevecca Nazarene ahead in the second game and two Trojans pitchers allowed just one run and eight hits in a doubleheader sweep, 10-0 and 3-1, over No. 1 Cumberland on Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Softball

CU rallies in extra innings for win

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Sarah Murray and Stephanie Gutierrez delivered back-to-back bases-loaded singles with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving Cumberland University a 3-2 win over Oklahoma Baptist University Saturday morning. CU dropped its second game of the day, losing 6-0 to Central Methodist University.


Baseball

Wilkerson tosses eight shutout innings in 1-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson tossed eight-plus shutout innings and Tommy Winegardner got the final three outs in a 1-0 victory for Cumberland against Trevecca Nazarene on Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Softball

Bulldogs shut out twice at GCI

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Cumberland University managed just six hits in two games as the Bulldogs dropped a 9-0 decision to No. 25 University of Mobile before falling to Lindsey Wilson, 8-0, in five innings Friday at the Gulf Coast Invitational.


Women's Tennis

CU wins three singles matches but still falls at HCC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Larissa Akari Miura, Anita Rácz and Amber Johnson all posted singles victories but it was not enough, as Cumberland dropped a 6-3 decision in women’s tennis action Friday to Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Fla.


Women's Tennis

Cumberland drops decision to SPC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland lost all three doubles matches and then all six singles outings, dropping a 9-0 decision to St. Petersburg College on Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Fla.


Baseball

CU ends road trip with 9-4 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – For the second straight day a big inning proved costly, as 13th-ranked LSU-Shreveport scored six runs in the fifth inning en route to a 9-4 victory over No. 1 Cumberland on Wednesday in Shreveport, La.


Men's Golf

Gammons ties for second at MMC Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Ryan Gammons posted scores of 73-75, finishing at four-over par 148 and tying for second to lead the Cumberland men’s golf team Monday and Tuesday at the Martin Methodist Spring Fling at the Peninsula Golf Course in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Women's Golf

McGinley leads women in Gulf Shores

LEBANON, Tenn. – K.C. McGinley posted a two-round score of 174, including a first-round 84, tying for sixth overall and helping Cumberland to a third-place team finish Monday and Tuesday at the Martin Methodist Spring Fling at the Peninsula Golf Course in Gulf Shores, Ala.


Football, Bowling, General

Student-athlete murals on display at CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland University student-athletes were part of a group of art majors that created six recently-displayed murals in the Papa John’s Pizza restaurant in the Mitchell Student Center on the CU campus.


Football

Wings and Things Clinic set for April 15-16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s football program will host the Fifth Annual Wings and Things Clinic on April 15-16 on the CU campus, with Bulldog football coach Dewayne Alexander and a host of others teaching the principles and intricacies of the Wing-T offense.


Baseball

Bulldogs swept in twinbill at Northwood

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland gave up nine runs in the sixth inning to lose the opener and allowed five early runs in the second game, as the No. 1 Bulldogs dropped a doubleheader Tuesday at Northwood University, 15-7 and 5-4, in Cedar Hill, Texas.


Wrestling

CU to honor Bleaken, wrestling team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletics will honor NAIA National Champion wrestler Corey Bleaken, All-American James Casadaban and the entire Bulldog wrestling team during a reception on Tuesday, March 15 in Baird Chapel on the CU campus.


Wrestling

Three Bulldogs named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland University’s Joshua Chappa, Adam Myers and Andy Shoultz were among the 41 student-athletes named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, the national office announced at the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, over the weekend.


Baseball

Ferrell's gem sends CU to 7-1 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Winegardner belted a three-run homer in a four-run sixth inning and Cody Ferrell tossed a complete game, giving up just one run with five strikeouts, in No. 1 Cumberland’s 7-1 victory Monday over Texas Wesleyan in Fort Worth, Texas.


Baseball

Winegardner's big day leads CU to 6-5 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Winegardner’s two-run double and Greg Appleton’s RBI single put top-ranked Cumberland ahead to stay and Christian Jennings tossed 2.1 innings of relief to pick up the win in a 6-5 victory over Texas Wesleyan on Sunday in Fort Worth, Texas.


Softball

Errors help and then hurt Bulldogs

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Cumberland University took advantage of five errors en route to a 7-4 win over Tennessee Wesleyan College before the Bulldogs fell to host Savannah College of Art and Design, 9-1 in six innings, Sunday.


Men's Basketball

CU’s season ends at Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Graciano Negron and Josh Pierce scored in double figures, while Michael Sweat produced his second straight double-digit rebounding effort, but Cumberland University came up short in the TranSouth Championships semifinals, falling to Martin Methodist College, 83-63, Saturday night in Pulaski, Tenn.


Wrestling

Bleaken wins national championship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Corey Bleaken claimed the school’s first individual wrestling national championship since 2005 with a 4-3 overtime victory Saturday.


Softball

Softball goes 1-1 on first day in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Megan Lavery homered for the third time this year, leading Cumberland University to an mercy-rule shortened 11-0 win over Edward Waters College in five innings before the Bulldogs dropped a 7-1 decision to SCAD.


Wrestling

Bleaken advances to national finals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University grappler and now three-time All-American Corey Bleaken advanced to the title match of the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with two more wins Friday.


Baseball

Kirby's big relief efforts give Bulldogs sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Keith Kirby tossed 4.2 innings of shutout relief to pick up the victory and Cory Farris’ two-out, two-run single in the seventh inning provided the winning runs in No. 1 Cumberland’s 4-2 win over Freed-Hardeman on Friday in Henderson, Tenn.


Men's Tennis

Weekend tennis matches canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Due to inclement weather forecasted throughout the Southeast this weekend, the Cumberland men’s and women’s tennis matches at Auburn Montgomery scheduled for Saturday have been canceled. No makeup date has been set for the matches.


Wrestling

Bleaken, Casadaban remain in title hunt

LEBANON, Tenn. – After the first day of the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cumberland University’s Corey Bleaken and James Casadaban remain in the hunt for the school’s first individual national championship since 2005.


Baseball

Dominant pitching gives Bulldogs sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson allowed two hits and struck out 11 and Will Locante gave up one run on four hits and struck out 12 in Cumberland's doubleheader sweep of Freed-Hardeman, 4-0 and 2-1, Thursday in Henderson, Tenn.


Men's Basketball

Late free throws send CU to victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Trey Caruthers sank two free throws and Graciana Negron added one foul shot in the final 46 seconds, as Cumberland survived for a 61-58 victory over Bethel University in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling

Cumberland goes 3-6 in opening session

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University grapplers Ryan McKenzie, Corey Bleaken and James Casadaban all picked up victories in the first session of the 54th Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Thursday afternoon.


Softball

Bulldogs open TSAC play with two wins

LEBANON, Tenn. – CaSarah Gilliam went 6-for-7 in two games to lead Cumberland University to a doubleheader sweep of TranSouth Conference foe Mid-Continent University, with an 8-3 win followed by a 7-3 victory in the nightcap.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland falls at FHU in conference tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland shot just 31 percent from the field, falling behind early and eventually dropping an 86-44 decision to seventh-ranked Freed-Hardeman Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships in Henderson, Tenn.


Baseball

Baseball adjusts weekend schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Because of anticipated weather issues this weekend, Cumberland has adjusted the baseball schedule this weekend, moving up by one day the contests at Freed-Hardeman and adding a game on Sunday.


Men's Golf

Youth and experience combine for Bulldog golfers

A deep and very experience Cumberland men’s golf team begins its 2011 spring schedule next week in Gulf Shores, Ala. The Bulldogs have four upperclassmen who have part of the starting lineup for almost every round of their careers as well as three sophomores and three freshmen who are all looking to make an impact this season.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland entertains Bethel Thursday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has faced Bethel University 10 times over the last five years, but none of the games have had as much riding on them as the next, as CU hosts the Wildcats in the quarterfinal round of the TranSouth Conference Men’s Basketball Championships Thursday night at 7 p.m.


Women's Golf

Women's golf readies for spring schedule

The Cumberland women’s golf team begins its season next week in Gulf Shores, Ala., hoping to build on good fall performances from two freshmen and the continued improvement of the team’s three sophomores.


Men's Tennis

Cumberland prevails, 5-4, over 13th-ranked Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won two doubles matches and three singles outings, posting a 5-4 victory over 13th-ranked Lindsey Wilson in men’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Women's Tennis

Bulldogs fall 5-4 to No. 13 Lindsey Wilson

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University lost all five completed singles and doubles matches and dropped a 5-4 decision to 13th-ranked Lindsey Wilson in women’s tennis action Tuesday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Tennis Courts on the CU campus.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs headed to FHU for TranSouth Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland women’s basketball team heads to Henderson for a TranSouth Championships quarterfinal matchup Wednesday against seventh-ranked Freed-Hardeman at 7 p.m. at the FHU Sports Center. The Bulldogs lost the previous two contests this season to the Lions, 72-58 and 80-71.


Women's Tennis

Akari Miura earns TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Larissa Akari Miura was named the TranSouth Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after winning three of her four matches over the weekend, including two doubles victories and a singles triumph against Belmont University.


Men's Tennis

Sanna named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Evan Sanna was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after winning both his singles and doubles matches against Western Kentucky, including the decisive singles outing in a 4-3 Bulldog victory.


Baseball

Mandarino, Wilkerson named POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Mike Mandarino and Aaron Wilkerson were named TranSouth Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, as announced by the conference office Tuesday.


Wrestling

Nine Bulldogs set to compete for national titles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Two-time All-American Corey Bleaken and defending national runner-up James Casadaban headline a group of nine Cumberland University wrestlers set to compete in the 54th Annual NAIA National Championships, which begins Thursday at 11 a.m. at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


Bowling

Bulldogs end regular season, prepare for national qualifiers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland bowling wrapped up the regular season with a 44th place and 36th place finish in the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively, in the Backhaul Direct Hoosier at Western Bowl, in Indianapolis, Ind., on February 20.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland inks Hamilton

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of West Chester, Ohio, native Ian Hamilton this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. He joins teammate Daniel Kloppenburg in the signing class for next year for the Bulldogs.


Women's Soccer

Gallatin's Surdam signs with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Gallatin, Tenn., native Elizabeth “Squirt” Surdam this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Surdam is the fourth signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Softball

CU softball games canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s softball doubleheader against Tennessee Wesleyan College originally scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in Athens, Tenn., has been canceled due to heavy rain across the Volunteer State over the last few days.


Women's Tennis

Johnson wins in singles but CU falls

LEBANON, Tenn. – Amber Johnson won her singles match in straight sets and Cumberland claimed one doubles outing, but the Bulldogs dropped a 6-1 decision to Western Kentucky in women’s tennis action Sunday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Men's Basketball

Simon, Negron named All-TranSouth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University's Walter Simon and Graciano Negron were voted First and Second Team All-TranSouth Conference, respectively, by the league coaches, the league office announced Sunday in advance of the conference championships that begin Monday.


Men's Tennis

CU pulls out 4-3 victory at WKU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Na’im Azhar and Evan Sanna paired to win their doubles match and each won his singles outing, as the Bulldogs took the doubles point and the top three singles matches to claim a 4-3 victory over Western Kentucky in men’s tennis action Sunday in Bowling Green, Ky.


Softball

Fantastic finishes give Cumberland sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, rallying to knock off Christian Brothers, 5-4, in the second game of a doubleheader after taking the first game, 2-1, in eight innings.


Baseball

CU splits doubleheader again

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tommy Winegardner hit a two-run homer, Cory Farris drove in a pair of runs and Matt Vance got the win on the mound, leading No. 1 Cumberland to a 6-3 victory and doubleheader split Sunday against Indiana Tech at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Women's Basketball

Cowan named Second Team All-TSAC, All-Freshman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Casie Cowan was named Second Team All-TranSouth Conference and was also named a member of the league’s All-Freshman Team in a vote of league coaches released Sunday by the conference office in advance of the conference championships that begin Monday.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland holds off MCU

MAYFIELD, Ky. – Trey Caruthers scored a career-high 20 points and helped Cumberland University overcome its worst shooting performance of the year to close out the regular season with a 58-52 victory over Mid-Continent University Saturday.


Women's Basketball

Big first-half run leads CU over Mid-Continent

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace posted 15 points and 11 rebounds and Cumberland used a 14-0 run midway through the first half to break a tie game and cruise to a 76-54 victory Saturday over Mid-Continent in women’s basketball action in Mayfield, Ky.


Baseball

Bulldogs split twinbill with BPC

LEBANON, Tenn. – David Fanshawe’s third hit of the game drove in the winning run in the opener and top-ranked Cumberland split a doubleheader against No. 24 Brewton-Parker on Saturday, winning 7-6 and falling 13-0 in five innings at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Women's Tennis

Akari Miura wins in singles and doubles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Larissa Akari Miura won both her singles and doubles matches, but it was not enough, as Belmont University swept the remaining contests and defeated Cumberland, 6-1, in women’s tennis action Friday evening at the Wildwood Tennis Club in Nashville, Tenn.


Softball

James, Blackwood homers lead sweep of IWU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Heather James hit her first career home run in the nightcap and Allison Blackwood homered in the opener to lead Cumberland to 6-2 and 8-0 wins over Indiana Wesleyan.


Baseball

Seaton drives in both runs in 2-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson tossed seven shutout innings and Richie Seaton drove in both runs in No. 1 Cumberland’s 2-0 victory over 24th-ranked Brewton-Parker on Friday at Ernest L. Stockton Field in a first of a three-game series.


Cycling

Padilla leads cyclists in first two road events

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Alejandro Padilla posted three Top 10 finishes, including two third-place showings, while the Bulldogs put four riders in the Top 10 in the criterium at Florida and finished second overall in the team time trial at UF after the first two weekends of road racing.


Wrestling

Bleaken climbs to second in NAIA

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riding a 10-match winning streak, Cumberland University wrestler Corey Bleaken has risen one spot to second at 157 in the final NAIA Individual Rankings, the national office released Tuesday.


Wrestling

MSC honors Bleaken

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestler Corey Bleaken earned his first Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week award, the league announced Tuesday.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs sign Dickson County's Knight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Taylor Knight to scholarship papers this week for the 2011-12 academic year. Knight is the third Bulldog signee for next season, joining Westmoreland’s Samantha Skinner and Manchester’s Beth Morgan.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Eight basketball players named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland basketball student-athletes were named TranSouth Conference Scholar-Athletes this week. Recipients must be a sophomore, junior or senior in academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 3.00.


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs blow out Blue Mountain

LEBANON, Tenn. – Haris Batalevic set a career-high with 18 points, while Michael Sweat and Josh Pierce posted 13 and 11 points, respectively, to lead Cumberland University to an easy win over Blue Mountain College, 91-56, Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Balanced attack leads Bulldogs over BMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland used a 14-0 run midway through the second half to pull away and claim a 69-48 victory over Blue Mountain in women’s basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball

Volleyball inks fifth newcomer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced his fifth signee for the 2011 squad, with the addition of Karli Collins of Tarpon Springs, Fla.


Softball

Blackwood named TSAC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – After hitting .600 and driving seven runs in five games, Cumberland University sophomore Allison Blackwood was named the TranSouth Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.


Wrestling

Bleaken wins East Regional

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University grappler Corey Bleaken swept his way through the NAIA East Region Qualifier Saturday at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., taking home Most Valuable Wrestler honors for the tournament.


Men's Basketball

No. 7 Martin Methodist too much for Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Graciano Negron posted his second straight 23-point performance, but the effort wasn’t enough to help Cumberland overcome No. 7 Martin Methodist Saturday , as the Bulldogs dropped a 97-87 decision to the TranSouth Conference-leading RedHawks.


Baseball

Farris' homers, Wilkerson's pitching lead 4-2 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Aaron Wilkerson pitched seven strong innings and Cory Farris provided all of the offense with a pair of two-run home runs, as top-ranked Cumberland defeated 12th-ranked Belhaven University, 4-2, Saturday afternoon at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, Miss.


Women's Basketball

Cowan's career-best 28 leads CU win over MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland started the second half on a 13-4 run to take the lead and Casie Cowan poured in a career-best 28 points, helping the Bulldogs to a 79-75 victory over Martin Methodist in women’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Baseball

Big innings lead Bulldogs to victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cory Farris homered, drove in three runs and scored three times and Mike Mandarino homered and allowed an unearned run in five innings of work in a 12-3 victory over McKendree University on Saturday morning in Jackson, Miss.


Softball

Long ball helps CU go 2-1 at Bryan Invitational

DAYTON, Tenn. – Five Bulldogs hit home runs for Cumberland, as CU went 2-1 with wins over Bryan College and Young Harris College and a loss to No. 15 Olivet Nazarene University Friday.


Women's Tennis

Cumberland drops season opener at EKU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky won all three doubles matches and all six singles outings in straight sets, defeating the Cumberland women’s tennis team, 7-0, in the season opener for the Bulldogs on Friday in Richmond, Ky.


Men's Tennis

Bulldogs fall at EKU in season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky posted wins in all three doubles outings and victories in all six singles matches en route to a 7-0 victory over Cumberland on Friday in men’s tennis action in the season opener for the Bulldogs in Richmond, Ky.


Baseball

Missed opportunities lead to first loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Pinch-hitter Tony Kossina squeezed in the winning run as McKendree University scored twice in the bottom of the seventh for a 2-1 victory Friday over No. 1 Cumberland at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, Miss.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland victorious after second-half comeback

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Graciano Negron knocked down a pair of with 33.1 seconds left to complete a Cumberland University comeback as the Bulldogs rallied to defeat Bethel University, 69-67, Thursday night.


Women's Basketball

Cold shooting in first half sends CU to defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland shot just 21 percent from the field in the first half and the Bulldogs were never able to recover, dropping a 58-40 decision to sixth-ranked Bethel University in women’s basketball action Thursday night in McKenzie, Tenn.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs ink Cane Ridge's Blue

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball head coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Cane Ridge High School product Tasia Blue to scholarship papers this week for the 2011-12 academic year. Blue joins Seymour’s Shaelyn Brown in the Bulldogs’ signing class for next season.


Softball

Bulldogs split opening series with Lambuth

JACKSON, Tenn. – Allison Blackwood and Megan Lavery both homered to help Cumberland University’s split its season-opening doubleheader against Lambuth University at Lions Field Wednesday.


Bowling

Page takes seventh at Lions Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland bowling placed third in both the men’s and women’s divisions in the Lions Classic at St. Charles and Plaza Lanes in St. Charles, Mo., on January 30th.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, General

Senior Day, Pink Zone, Coming Home activities planned for Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s basketball doubleheader at home this Saturday will involve several activities, including Senior Day along with Alumni Day and Coming Home. The CU women’s basketball team is also participating in the national WBCA Pink Zone initiative.


Wrestling

Four CU grapplers named Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Joshua Chappa and Andy Shoultz earned the honor for the second straight year, while Adam Myers and Matthew Stanfield garnered the distinction for the first time.


Women's Soccer

Skinner inks scholarship papers with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s soccer team Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Westmoreland native Samantha Skinner this week to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Skinner is the second signee for the Bulldogs for next season, joining Manchester’s Beth Morgan in the signing class.


Men's Tennis

Four returners headline men's tennis team

Second-year head coach Bill McCormick heads into the 2011 season with a much better handle on not only his team but also the Cumberland program in general after taking over in late November a season ago.


Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis opens season with four newcomers

The Cumberland women’s tennis team opens the 2011 season with just two returning letterwinners and a bevy of newcomers, but second-year head coach Bill McCormick has confidence the old and new faces will mix for success.


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs suffer first home defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University went 2-for 14 from the field in the final 14:36 and let an eight-point lead slip away as No. 14 Union University came back to hand the homestanding Bulldogs a 73-62 loss, snapping CU’s six-game winning streak.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs hang tough but fall to No. 1 Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland used a 12-2 spurt in the second half to pull within four points but top-ranked Union University answered with a 12 consecutive points en route to a 62-48 victory over the Bulldogs Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball

Sweat earns second POW award

LEBANON, Tenn. – After scoring a career-high 31 points and snaring eight rebounds against rival Trevecca Nazarene University Saturday, Michael Sweat was rewarded with his second TranSouth Conference Player of the Week award this season, taking home the honor the week ending February 6, the league announced Monday.


Baseball

Appleton, Mandarino homers lead Bulldog sweep

LEBANON, Tenn. – Greg Appleton hit a pair of home runs in the opener and Mike Mandarino added a two-run shot in the second game, as top-ranked Cumberland swept a doubleheader, 9-3 and 2-0, Sunday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Wrestling

Bleaken wins Mid-South Conference title

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University redshirt senior Corey Bleaken dominated the 157 bracket of the Mid-South Conference Wrestling Championships to earn the league title.


Men's Basketball

Sweat’s career day gives CU season sweep of rival

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Michael Sweat poured in 31 points against the Trojans Saturday at Moore Gymnasium to lead the Bulldogs to a thrilling 73-70 win.


Baseball

Bulldogs sweep opening doubleheader

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cory Farris hit a walkoff home run in the eighth inning and Mike Mandarino allowed one run on two hits in six innings of work , as top-ranked Cumberland swept a doubleheader from Missouri Baptist, 3-2 and 7-1, Saturday at Ernest L. Stockton Field.


Women's Basketball

Turnovers spell defeat for Cumberland

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University committed a season-high 29 turnovers and scored just six of the final 30 points of Saturday’s contest at rival Trevecca Nazarene University as the Bulldogs dropped a 70-40 decision at Moore Gymnasium.


Wrestling

Cumberland enters 17 grapplers in MSC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University is set to host the Mid-South Conference Wrestling Championships Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football

Alexander named TSWA College Coach of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football coach Dewayne Alexander was named the College Football Coach of the Year by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA) this week after helping the Bulldogs to an 8-3 record in 2010.


Baseball

Bulldogs featured in The City Paper

LEBANON, Tenn. – Head coach Woody Hunt and the Cumberland Bulldog baseball team are the featured story in The City Paper of Nashville today in an article written by Jerome Boettcher.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Basketball games canceled for tonight

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s basketball games scheduled for Thursday night have been canceled because of snow and ice in the middle Tennessee as well as north Mississippi areas. The contests have been rescheduled for Monday, February 21 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Softball

Cumberland softball opener postponed

LEBANON, Tenn. – The 2011 Cumberland University softball season opener, originally slated for Thursday at Lambuth University, has been postponed due to inclement weather and will now be played February 16 in Jackson.


Baseball

Baseball Preview: Outfielders and Schedule

Outfielders and the schedule are featured in the third and final preview of the 2011 Cumberland baseball team.


Women's Volleyball

Date for Cumberland volleyball clinic changed

LEBANON, Tenn. – A Cumberland University volleyball clinic originally scheduled for February 12 has been pushed back a day to accommodate the Mid-South Conference Wrestling Championships in the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center now slated for that Saturday.


Wrestling

CU wrestling slips out of Top 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Noah Hunt moved up one spot to second and Corey Bleaken held steady at third, but Cumberland University fell four spots to 11th in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, released by the national office Tuesday.


Baseball

Bulldog baseball schedule for opening weekend altered

LEBANON, Tenn. – Impending weather later this week has caused a change to the Cumberland baseball schedule. All of Friday’s games have been canceled and the Bulldogs will open the season Saturday at Noon with a doubleheader against Missouri Baptist.


Baseball

Baseball Preview: Infielders

Infielders are featured in the second of a three-part preview of the 2011 Cumberland baseball team.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland inks Manchester's Morgan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s soccer coach Gavin McKinney announced the signing of Coffee County High School product Beth Morgan to scholarship papers this week. Morgan is the first signee for the Bulldogs for the 2011-12 academic year.


Baseball

Baseball Preview: Pitchers and Catchers

Pitchers and catchers are featured in the first of a three-part preview of the 2011 Cumberland baseball team.


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs extend home winning streak to nine games

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six Bulldogs scored in double figures, including Michael Sweat, who posted his second career double-double, as Cumberland University used 37 free throws to hold off TranSouth Conference foe Freed-Hardeman, 90-81, Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Gonzalez's four 3-pointers not enough for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tamara Gonzalez hit four 3-pointers and scored a team-best 16 points, but Natalie Shumpert netted 21 of her 30 points in the second half, as seventh-ranked Freed-Hardeman defeated Cumberland, 80-71, on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Softball

Cumberland outfield provides stability

In the third of a three-part preview of the 2011 Bulldog softball squad, head coach Heather Stanfill looks at Cumberland’s outfield.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland outlasts Lyon on the road

BATESVILLE, Ark. – Graciano Negron scored 17 points and three other Bulldogs scored in double figures as Cumberland University held off Lyon College, 79-72, to open the second half of TranSouth Conference play Thursday night at Becknell Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball

Cowan's career-best 26 points leads CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan scored a career-high 26 points, including 22 in the second half, and Cumberland used a 12-2 run midway through the second half to take command in a 60-48 victory Thursday night in Batesville, Ark.


Men's Basketball

Simon earns CoSIDA Academic All-District honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball player Walter Simon has been voted Third Team Academic All-District IV by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA), as announced Thursday by the organization.


Wrestling

Bulldogs hosting Mid-South Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host the Second Annual Mid-South Conference Wrestling Championships on Saturday, February 12 at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on the CU campus. Weigh-in starts at 7 a.m. and the tournament matches will begin at 9 a.m.


Softball

Stanfill hopes for more consistent infield

In the second of a three-part preview of the 2011 Bulldog softball squad, head coach Heather Stanfill looks at Cumberland's infield.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

CU hosting canned food drive for Second Harvest

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Athletic will host a canned food drive on Thursday, February 10 to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The Bulldogs are hosting a basketball doubleheader that evening against Blue Mountain College starting at 6 p.m. with a women’s game followed by a men’s contest.


General

Cumberland extends contract with adidas

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has signed a three-year contract extension with adidas for apparel and uniforms for all Bulldog athletic teams, as announced by Director of Athletics Ron Pavan. Cumberland will continue to use SportsWorld in Lebanon as its local distributor as part of the contract.


Softball

Bulldogs look to improved pitching in 2011

In the first of a three-part preview of the 2011 Bulldog softball squad, head coach Heather Stanfill looks at Cumberland’s battery options.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Men's and women's tennis both receiving votes

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland men’s and women’s tennis both received votes Tuesday in the preseason edition of the 2011 NAIA Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll, announced by the national office.


Softball

CU softball picked fourth in TSAC

LEBANON, Tenn. – One of Cumberland University’s most productive softball seasons in recent memory caught the eye of TranSouth Conference coaches, who voted the Bulldogs fourth in the 2011 Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league announced Tuesday.


Baseball

Baseball Dinner and Auction set for Feb. 24

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host its annual Baseball Dinner and Auction at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, in the Benton Jennings Center on campus. The evening will include a silent and live auction of baseball memorabilia as well as other donated items. All proceeds from the event benefit the baseball program.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs ink Wilson Central’s Wiseman

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering recently announced the latest signee for the 2011 squad with the signing of Amanda Wiseman of Wilson Central High School.


Men's Basketball

Five Bulldogs reach double figures in victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lamar Brinkley posted a double-double and four other Cumberland University players scored in double figures as the Bulldogs defeated Mid-Continent, 68-50.


Women's Basketball

Big rebounding day carries Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace posted 15 points and 10 rebounds for her third straight double-double, and two other Cumberland players scored in double figures in a 69-53 victory over Mid-Continent in women’s basketball action Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs overcome slow start to knock off Fisk

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland University started 0-for-10 from the floor, trailing Fisk University by 10 points before the Bulldogs scored their first point Thursday night at Henderson Gymnasium, but CU came back to roll over the host, 61-47.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs hold off Fisk, 50-48

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace scored 12 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Casie Cowan and Tamara Gonzalez each added 10 points, as Cumberland held on for a 50-48 victory over Fisk University in women’s basketball action Thursday night in Nashville, Tenn.


Baseball

Hunt adds Man of the Year, Mr. Baseball honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt continues to add honors to his resumé this month, picking up a pair of prestigious awards from local organizations after Hunt led the Bulldogs to the 2010 NAIA National Championship last June.


Men's Basketball

Thompson to join Coaches vs. Cancer campaign

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University men’s basketball coach Lonnie Thompson is one of hundreds of college coaches, joining the likes of Vanderbilt University’s Kevin Stallings, trading in their dress shoes for sneakers this weekend in support of the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer campaign.


Wrestling

Four Bulldog wrestlers ranked in Top 3

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland University wrestlers are ranked in third or better in their individual weight classes and the Bulldogs are ranked seventh in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday.


Bowling

Bulldogs take 10th in Bearcat Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland bowling placed 10th in both the men’s and women’s divisions in the Hoinke Bearcat Open at the Western Bowl in Cincinnati, Ohio, on January 16th.


Men's Basketball

Big first-half run keeps Bulldogs undefeated at home

LEBANON, Tenn. – Walter Simon scored a season-high 20 points to lead four Bulldogs in double figures as Cumberland University remained perfect at home and avenged an earlier loss to Auburn Montgomery, taking a 69-61 victory Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling

Three pins lead CU triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Noah Hunt, Slade Madden and Bradley Rogers all earned pins to help Cumberland University’s wrestling team take a dominating victory over visiting University of the Cumberlands Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball

Comeback falls short as CU loses heartbreaker

PULASKI, Tenn. – Michael Sweat and Walter Simon both recorded double-doubles as Cumberland University came back from a 23-point first-half deficit only to fall to No. 6 Martin Methodist College, 75-73, Saturday.


Women's Basketball

Cowan hits five 3-pointers in loss at MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Casie Cowan hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points and Jessica Pace grabbed a career-best 17 rebounds, but a six-minute stretch without a field goal allowed Martin Methodist to post a 70-63 victory in women’s basketball action Saturday in Pulaski, Tenn.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland comes up short at No. 16 Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University overcame a slow start to give 16th-ranked Union University a fight, but CU didn’t have enough in the tank as the homestanding Bulldogs pulled away late to knock off Cumberland, 72-59, Thursday night.


Wrestling

Rogers records upset as Bulldogs sweep CBC

LEBANON, Tenn. – In its most dominating performance of the season, Cumberland University earned pins in four matches as the Bulldogs swept their way to a 57-0 victory over Central Baptist College on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland falls at No. 1 Union

JACKSON, Tenn. – Kayla Hudson and Zeinab Chan each scored 19 points and top-ranked Union University shot 53 percent from the field, posting a 78-45 victory over Cumberland University here Thursday night at Fred DeLay Gymnasium.


Men's Soccer

Bulldogs sign Kloppenburg

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University soccer coach Jeff Loucks announced the signing of Ohio native Daniel Kloppenburg to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Kloppenburg is the first signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Wrestling

Rogers earns CU’s second straight Wrestler of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestler Bradley Rogers was named the Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week winning five matches and placing third at the 5th Annual Cumberland Open Sunday, as announced by the league Tuesday.


Men's Basketball

Late free throws keep Bulldogs perfect at home

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University scored 14 points from the free throw line in the last four minutes to seal a 71-67 victory over TranSouth Conference foe Bethel University Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs unable to take down No. 9 Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland trailed by just six at the half but started slow after the break and ninth-ranked Bethel University raced out to a 15-point advantage en route to a 68-51 victory in women’s basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Bowling

Bowlers take 12th at Nittany Lion Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland bowling closed out 2010 with a 12th place finish out of 46 teams in the Nittany Lion Kegler Classic at AMF Parkway Bowling Lanes in Allentown, Pa., on December 30.


Men's Basketball

Sweat named TSAC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University junior Michael Sweat was tabbed the top men’s basketball player in the TranSouth Conference for the week ending January 16, earning Player of the Week honors, the league announced Monday.


Wrestling

Six Bulldogs place at Cumberland Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University wrestler Bradley Rogers pinned three opponents and claimed third place at heavyweight in Sunday’s 5th Annual Cumberland Open at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland storms past TNU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored a career-high 22 points and led a trio of Bulldogs in double figures as Cumberland University dominated rival Trevecca Nazarene University, leading wire-to-wire and defeating the Trojans, 75-59.


Women's Basketball

Late dry spell sends CU to defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland surged ahead with six minutes left in the game but did not score another field goal the rest of the way and dropped a 61-54 decision to rival Trevecca Nazarene on Saturday in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football

Ransom, Reynolds, Dayton earn All-America honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland football players Stephon Ransom, Mitch Reynolds and Daniel Dayton were all named 2010 Honorable Mention All-Americans on Friday as voted on by NAIA football coaches and the Victory Sports Network broadcast team.


Men's Basketball

Simon’s double-double leads CU to victory

BLUE MOUNTAIN, Miss. – Walter Simon notched his first double-double of the season and Graciano Negron posted 17 points and eight rebounds to lead Cumberland University as the Bulldogs defeated Blue Mountain College, 58-48, Thursday night at Tyler Gymnasium.


Women's Basketball

Gonzalez, Landers lead big CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tamara Gonzalez broke out a season-long shooting jump, posting 25 points, and Kristi Landers hit six 3-pointers and netted a career-best 20 points, as Cumberland cruised to a 88-67 victory over Blue Mountain College on Thursday in Blue Mountain, Miss.


Wrestling

CU wrestling moves up five spots

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland University grapplers rank in the Top 5 individually, while the team moved up five spots to sixth in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, released by the national office Tuesday.


Football

Bulldogs finish season ranked 23rd

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University finished the season ranked 23rd nationally in the 2010 NAIA Football Coaches' Postseason Top 25 Poll released this week. The Bulldogs ended the year 8-3 overall, just the second eight-win campaign in school history since the program was revived in 1990.


Men's Basketball

Former Bulldog Springer impressive in overseas debut

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University star and Nashville, Tenn., native Brandon Springer made his professional basketball debut last Thursday night in impressive fashion, posting a double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds in a losing effort for Fjölner in the Iceland Express League.


Wrestling

Chappa claims MSC Wrestler of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland University's Joshua Chappa was named the Mid-South Conference Wrestler of the Week after claiming six victories, including three by pin, the league announced Monday.


Wrestling

Chappa named Outstanding NAIA Wrestler at National Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Joshua Chappa was named the Outstanding NAIA Wrestler at the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals Sunday after leading No. 11 Cumberland University to a seventh place finish in the two-day event in Cedar Falls, Iowa.


Men's Basketball

Second-half lead slips away from Cumberland

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Lindal Yarbrough was off the mark on a potential game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer as Cumberland University let a TranSouth Conference contest slip away in the second half at No. 25 Freed-Hardeman University, falling 66-64 at the FHU Sports Center Saturday afternoon.


Women's Basketball

Second-half spurt sends CU to loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan led three Cumberland players in double figures with 18 points, but a 9-0 spurt midway through the second half opened a double-digit lead for sixth-ranked Freed-Hardeman in a 72-58 victory in women’s basketball action Saturday in Henderson, Tenn.


Wrestling

Bulldog grapplers open National Duals with win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Noah Hunt and Joshua Chappa each pinned their opponents to lead Cumberland University to a 27-16 victory over eighth-seeded Dickinson State University in the opening round of the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Saturday.


Men's Basketball

CU stays perfect at home

LEBANON, Tenn. – Graciano Negron posted a career high 20 points and three other Bulldogs scored in double figures as Cumberland University opened TranSouth Conference play with an 80-73 victory over Lyon College Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Cold shooting derails CU women

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland started slowly in both halves and was never able to recover, dropping a 63-44 decision to Lyon College on Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center in the conference opener for both teams.


Baseball

Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame will honor baseball national champions

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s 2010 Baseball National Championship team will be honored on Friday, February 11 at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville during the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet.


Wrestling

Cumberland wrestling wins at Shorter

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland University grapplers earned victories at Shorter University Wednesday, as the 11th-ranked Bulldogs picked up a 27-10 victory over the Hawks in Rome, Ga.


Men's Soccer

Aparicio wins league tourney in Guatemala

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland soccer player Juan Pablo Aparicio won a league championship in the fall tournament of the Guatemalan Second Division with Antigua GFC in a 1-0 victory over CSD Sayaxche on Saturday, December 12, at the Stadium of the Army.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland triumphs in last minute

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – Walter Simon sank a basket from just inside the 3-point line with 2.5 seconds remaining on the clock in a tied game to give Cumberland University a 63-61 victory over College of the Ozarks Tuesday in the McDonald’s Cam Jam Classic on the C of O campus.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

CU hosting community engagement events for basketball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland will host five community engagement events during home basketball games in January and February at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center, starting Saturday, January 15 with Sherry’s Run at CU when the Bulldogs take on rival Trevecca Nazarene.


Men's Basketball

Halftime deficit too much for Bulldogs

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – Lamar Brinkley scored a season-high 16 points and two other Cumberland University players scored in double figures, but CU couldn’t overcome a 14-point halftime deficit as the Bulldogs fell to Bellevue University Monday.


Women's Tennis

Schaub ranked 25th in South Region

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland junior Courtney Schaub is ranked 25th in the South Region in the ITA Preseason rankings after adjustments made over the holidays by the NAIA and national organization.


Baseball, Football

Hunt, Alexander accepting Coach of the Year awards

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland head coaches Woody Hunt and Dewayne Alexander will both accept Coach of the Year awards in the coming days at their respective national conventions taking place in Dallas, Texas, and Nashville, Tenn.


Women's Basketball

Late charge falls just short for CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – In much the same script as the day before, Cumberland trailed by 17 points at halftime but cut the deficit to two twice , only to have the Univ. of the Cumberlands make just enough plays to hang on for a 56-53 victory Friday in the Rosa Stokes Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Slow start stalls Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Casie Cowan scored 15 points, including 11 in the second half, but Cumberland fell behind early and was never able to recover, dropping a 57-42 decision to Indiana Wesleyan on Thursday night in the Rosa Stokes Classic in Lebanon, Tenn.


Wrestling

Four CU wrestlers ranked; Bulldogs slip out of Top 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland University grapplers remain ranked individually in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, while the Bulldogs dropped one spot to 11th, the national office released Tuesday.


Cycling

Bulldogs still third nationally after Cyclocross Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alejandro Padilla placed 17th to lead the Cumberland cycling team at the recent 2010 USA Cycling Collegiate Cyclocross National Championships in Bend, Ore.


Baseball

Season tickets now on sale

LEBANON, Tenn. – Season tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Cumberland University baseball season at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium. The Bulldogs will play 31 home games on 21 dates during the 2011 campaign, starting with four games on opening weekend, February 11-13, against Missouri Baptist and St Francis-Fort Wayne.


Football

Eight Bulldogs named NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eight Cumberland football players were recognized as 2010 NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the national office. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 or above grade-point-average to be eligible for the national honor.


Men's Basketball

Upton named TranSouth POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – After scoring a career-high 18 points against Kentucky Wesleyan last week, Cumberland University junior Kyle Upton was named the TranSouth Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs’ road woes continue in Kentucky

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kyle Upton led a trio of Bulldogs in double digits with 18 points, but Cumberland University came up empty against Kentucky Wesleyan Tuesday night in Owensboro, Ky., as the home team built a large halftime lead and cruised to an 86-65 victory.


Wrestling

Cumberland goes 1-3 at Newberry Duals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mikey Davis and Corey Bleaken each earned three victories and fifth-ranked Cumberland University wrestling team went 1-3 Sunday at the Fourth Annual Newberry Duals in Newberry, S.C.


Women's Basketball

Free throws seal Bulldog victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace scored a game-high 17 points, including 11 in the first half, to lead Cumberland University to its third straight victory with a 49-42 triumph over St. Catharine College Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling

Cumberland falls five spots to 10th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University dropped five places to 10th in the latest NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 Poll, the national office announced Tuesday. Four Bulldogs remain ranked individually.


Bowling

Chaffin, Page lead Bulldogs at Striking Knights Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland bowling placed 10th in the men’s division and eighth in the women’s division in the Striking Knights Classic at AMF Rose Bowl North in Louisville, Ky., on November 20.


Baseball

Former Bulldog added to Padres 40-man roster

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland University catcher Luis Martinez was added to the 40-man roster for the San Diego Padres on November 19. Martinez was a Texas League All-Star and the MVP of the All-Star game this past season.


Women's Volleyball

Four Bulldogs named NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland women’s soccer and volleyball players were recognized this week as NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athletes. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the honor.


Women's Soccer

Four Bulldogs named NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland women’s soccer and volleyball players were recognized this week as NAIA Daktronics National Scholar-Athletes. Student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the honor.


Football

Alexander named Region I Coach of the Year

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Dewayne Alexander was named the NAIA Region I Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches Associated this week. Alexander will be recognized during the upcoming AFCA Convention set for January 9-12 in Dallas, Texas.


Wrestling

Davis claims second place at Ohio Northern

LEBANON, Tenn. – Competing in his first tournament of the year, Cumberland University’s Mikey Davis won three matches and finished second in the Ohio Northern Invitational this weekend in Ada, Ohio.


Women's Basketball

Four players in double figures in CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis scored 15 points and Stephanie Martin added 10 points and nine rebounds off the bench, as Cumberland opened a 30-point second half lead and cruised to a 65-45 triumph over Bryan College on Thursday night in Dayton, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball

Wilson Central’s Pavan signs with Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Wilson Central High School’s Jenna Pavan became the latest addition to the Cumberland University volleyball team, inking with the Bulldogs recently, head coach Dwayne Deering announced.


Softball

Broderick joins softball recruiting class

LEBANON, Tenn. –Sydney Broderick became Cumberland University’s third signee for the 2012 season Tuesday, when the Karns High School senior inked scholarship papers to join the Bulldogs.


Women's Volleyball

Bozarth signs with Cumberland

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University volleyball coach Dwayne Deering announced the latest addition to the 2011 volleyball squad with the signing of Samantha Bozarth of Westmoreland High School.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland snaps skid with 71-68 thriller

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lindal Yarbrough and Walter Simon took over the second half of Cumberland University’s rematch against Talladega College, scoring 18 and 15 points, respectively, after the break as the Bulldogs downed the Tornadoes, 71-68.


Women's Basketball

Cowan's four 3-pointers lead CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Casie Cowan hit four 3-pointers and scored a game-high 18 points, leading four players in double figures in Cumberland’s 62-45 victory over Bryan College in women’s basketball action Monday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling

No. 5 CU suffers another setback

LEBANON, Tenn. – James Casadaban pinned Taylor Doan to give fifth-ranked Cumberland University a late one-point lead, but the Bulldogs dropped their fifth straight dual match with a 21-18 defeat at the hands of No. 15 Lindsey Wilson College Wednesday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs fall to Auburn-Montgomery

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Bulldogs scored in double figures, but Cumberland University couldn’t overcome an early 10-point deficit, falling in men’s basketball action at Auburn-Montgomery Tuesday night, 88-73, at AUM’s PE Complex.


Wrestling

Noah Hunt climbs to second; CU remains fifth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s wrestling team remains fifth in the NAIA Coaches Top 20 Poll and seven Bulldogs are ranked in the Top 12, including Noah Hunt, who climbed up to second at 125, the national office announced Tuesday.


Baseball

Baseball announces 2011 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt announced the 2011 schedule this week, which features 31 home games, two contests at Veterans Field in Lebanon and eight opponents ranked in the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs sign Seymour's Brown

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Seymour High School’s Shaelyn Brown to scholarship papers for the 2011-12 academic year. Brown is the first signee for the Bulldogs for next season.


Baseball

CU picked to win TranSouth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s baseball team was a unanimous pick to win the TranSouth Conference in a poll of league coaches released last week in conjunction with the announcement of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll.


Football

Football has 21 MSC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Twenty-one Cumberland University football players were named Mid-South Conference scholar-athletes, as announced by the league office. Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and hold a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs drop third straight last-second decision

Cumberland dropped a 60-58 contest to Campbellsville in the Lindsey Wilson Classic. The Bulldogs' four losses have come by a combined 10 points.


Women's Basketball

Slow start buries CU against Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland made just one of its first 14 shots from the field and was never unable to recover, dropping an 84-56 decision to fourth-ranked Campbellsville University Saturday in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Basketball

CU drops another close contest

LEBANON, Tenn. – For the second straight game, Cumberland University missed a game-tying 3-pointer in the closing seconds as the Bulldogs dropped a 60-57 decision to the host Blue Raiders in the Lindsey Wilson Classic Friday night in Columbia, Ky.


Football

Six Bulldogs named All-MSC West

LEBANON, Tenn. – Five Cumberland defensive players along with tight end Mitch Reynolds were voted All-Mid-South Conference West Division, as announced by the conference office Friday.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs outlast TSU, 66-62

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis scored a game-high 17 points and Jessica Pace added 13 points and 15 rebounds, as Cumberland led from the opening tip and hung on to defeat Tennessee State, 66-62, Thursday night in women’s basketball action at Gentry Center.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland rally comes up short

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Kyle Upton drained a pair of 3-pointers in the final 18 seconds, but a potential game-tying trey with two ticks left on the clock fell short as Cumberland University dropped a 72-69 decision to Talladega College at Callasiun Gymnasium Wednesday night.


Baseball

Cumberland ranked No. 1 in preseason baseball poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University is ranked No. 1 in the nation in the 2011 NAIA Baseball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll released this week. The defending national champions garnered 16 of the 20 first-place votes and totaled 556 points.


Softball

Softball adds second signee for 2012

LEBANON, Tenn. – The second signee for the 2012 Cumberland University softball team was announced by head coach Heather Stanfill as Kaleigh Pearce inked scholarship papers last week.


Women's Volleyball

Nine Volleydawgs named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University volleyball team earned more TranSouth Scholar-Athletes than any other conference opponent in 2010 with nine Bulldogs garnering the distinction.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Six men, four women named TSAC Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six men’s and four women’s soccer players were named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the league office at the conclusion of the conference championships last weekend.


Men's Basketball

Bulldogs avenge loss with 69-46 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Graciano Negron posted his first career double-double and helped Cumberland University avenge its only loss of the season with a 69-46 win over Oakwood University Monday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Davis' 24 leads CU over Oakwood

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis scored 24 points with five assists and Casie Cowan added 16 points, leading Cumberland to a 68-48 victory over Oakwood University on Monday night in women’s basketball action at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Softball

Lebanon’s Brewington inks with CU

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has added its first softball signee for the 2012 season as Lebanon High School’s Tori Brewington inked scholarship papers last week, CU head coach Heather Stanfill announced.


Football

Bulldogs finish season ranked 23rd

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s football team is ranked 23rd in the final regular season NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 announced Sunday by the national office.


Women's Soccer

Four players named All-TSAC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias and Reneé LaRose were both voted First Team All-TranSouth while LaRose was named Co-Freshman of the Year, as announced by the conference office. Morgan Shaffer and Michelle Ward also earned Second Team All-TSAC honors for the Bulldogs, who tied for third in the league standings.


Wrestling

Four grapplers place at King College Open

Cumberland also drops two duals
LEBANON, Tenn. – Ryan McKenzie finished second at the King College Open Sunday. The Bulldogs also dropped a pair of dual matches at Chattanooga, falling to Liberty University, 40-3, and UTC, 42-6.


Men's Soccer

Boyd, Als earn All-TranSouth honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland men’s soccer players Robert Boyd earned First Team All-TranSouth honors and Robert Als garnered Second Team accolades, as announced by the conference office.


Football

Big plays down Bulldogs at UC

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. – Univ. of the Cumberland used the big play both rushing and passing to rack up 551 yards of total offense, defeating 17th-ranked Cumberland Univ., 52-27, here Saturday at James H. Taylor II Stadium.


Women's Basketball

Second half drought sends CU to 63-57 loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cumberland took a five-point lead midway through the second half but then failed to score for almost five minutes, dropping a 63-57 decision to Avila Univ. Friday in the Pops Duncan Classic at Moore Gym.


Wrestling

Bulldogs drop 31-13 decision at No. 2 Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Noah Hunt, Zeke Hunt and James Casadaban all picked up victories for the fifth-ranked Cumberland University wrestling team, but the Bulldogs came up short in a dual against host Campbellsville University as the No. 2 Tigers won, 31-13, Tuesday at Gosser Gym.


Women's Volleyball

Stanton tabbed All-Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelyn Stanton posted double-doubles in back-to-back matches at the TranSouth Championships in Henderson earlier this week and the Cumberland University senior was rewarded with All-Tournament honors.


Softball

Softball releases 2011 schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Matchups against four Top 25 teams, three of last year’s NAIA National Championship Tournament teams and 11 home doubleheaders highlight the 2011 Cumberland University softball schedule, head coach Heather Stanfill announced Thursday.


Women's Golf

Bulldogs ink Portland's Legge

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland golf coach Scott Wilkerson announced the signing of Portland native Katie Legge to scholarship papers this week for the 2011-12 academic year. Legge helped Portland High School reach the 2010 State Tournament last month in Manchester.


Football, General

CU providing free bus trip to football game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University is sponsoring a free bus trip to Saturday’s football game at the Univ. of the Cumberlands. Interested individuals may reserve a spot on the bus by either sending an e-mail to epawlawski@cumberland.edu or by calling the CU Student Affairs Office at 615/547-1390.


Women's Volleyball

TranSouth honors three Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Kaysi Arnold and Angelyn Stanton were both named First Team All-TranSouth, while Jessica Gericke earned Second Team honors, the league announced at this week’s TranSouth Championships, hosted by Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson.


Women's Volleyball

Bethel ends Cumberland’s season

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Angelyn Stanton recorded 10 kills in Cumberland University’s final game of the 2010 season as the Bulldogs fell in straight sets to Bethel University in an elimination game of the TranSouth Championships Tuesday night.


Men's Basketball

Five Bulldogs score in double figures in victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Michael Sweat scored 15 points off the bench, all in the first half, leading five players in double figures in Cumberland’s 95-62 victory over Fisk University in men’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Balanced attack leads CU over Fisk

LEBANON, Tenn. – Yalonda Davis scored 17 points, Kristi Landers netted 13 points and Jessica Pace added 11, leading a balanced attack for Cumberland in a 59-49 victory over Fisk University in women’s basketball action Tuesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs stay alive, eliminate rival

HENDERSON, Tenn. –Kaysi Arnold delivered 16 kills and Taylor Denney recorded a double-double to lead Cumberland University to a 3-2 win over Trevecca Nazarene University in an elimination match at the TranSouth Championships Tuesday.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs fall in TranSouth semis

LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored in the fourth minute to tie the match but Lyon College netted a goal just before halftime and another in the 80th minute, as the Scots posted a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s soccer action Tuesday afternoon Batesville, Ark.


Bowling

Bowlers take sixth at Southern Collegiate Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland bowling placed sixth in the men’s division and tied for 11th in the women’s division, in its first Tier 1 tournament of the season at the Brunswick Southern Collegiate Classic at Brunswick Zone in Marietta, Ga., on November 16.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland falls to top seed

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Seniors Angelyn Stanton and Jessica Gericke each posted double-doubles in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships, but Cumberland fell to Union University, 3-1, Tuesday morning.


Women's Golf

Agee garners second POW honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Allyson Agee was named the TranSouth Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week after taking medalist honors at the RedHawk Classic, the team’s final fall event.


Women's Basketball

Landers scores 11 in loss at APSU

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Kristi Landers scored 11 points with a trio of 3-pointers, but Cumberland showed the effects of its third game in four nights, losing its scoring touch in the second half in an 84-37 exhibition loss here Monday night at Dave Aaron Arena.


Wrestling

Bulldogs place four at Eastern Michigan Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University had four grapplers place at the Eastern Michigan Open in Ypsilanti, Mich., Saturday as Joshua Chappa, Scott Stewart, Kevin Christman and Corey Bleaken took second, fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively, in their weight classes.


Football

Bulldogs ranked 17th in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up one spot to 17th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 poll released Monday by the national office. The Bulldogs defeated Belhaven University, 45-7, this past Saturday, ending the home schedule a perfect 6-0.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs triumph in TranSouth Championships opener

HENDERSON, Tenn. – Angelyn Stanton recorded a double-double with 15 kills and a career-high 12 blocks and helped CU rally from at least four points down in two different sets as the Bulldogs dropped Martin Methodist, 3-1, Monday.


Football

Smith, McCallister voted Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University football players Josh Smith and Cody McCallister were both voted Second Team Academic All-District IV by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA), as announced by the national organization.


Baseball

Wilkerson named Preseason All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland pitcher Aaron Wilkerson was one of 17 players named to the 2011 NAIA Baseball Preseason All-America Team, as announced by the national office.


Baseball, Football

Former Bulldog Godfrey passes away

LEBANON, Tenn. – Former Cumberland two-sport athlete Stephen Godfrey tragically passed away last Friday in Decatur, Ala. Godfrey played football and baseball at Cumberland in the early 1990’s and graduated in 1994 bachelor’s in Business Administration.


Women's Basketball

Fast start propels Bulldog women, 91-67

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Casie Cowan netted 22 points and Yalonda Davis added 20 points and 10 boards in Cumberland’s 91-67 victory Saturday over Midway College in the Habitat Classic in Georgetown, Ky.


Football

Bulldogs romp over Belhaven, 45-7

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s defense posted four sacks, two safeties, an interception and a fumble return and the offense rushed for 321 yards and five touchdowns, in CU's 45-7 victory Saturday over Belhaven University at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs advance to semifinals with 3-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Katie Ongaro posted a goal and an assist in the second half, leading third-seeded Cumberland to a 3-0 victory over Freed-Hardeman during the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships in women’s soccer action Saturday at the CU Soccer Field.


Women's Basketball

Bulldogs not able to overcome cold shooting

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland cut a 10-point deficit to three with three minutes to play but Georgetown College pulled away for a 62-51 victory over the Bulldogs in women’s basketball action Friday night in the Habitat Classic in Georgetown, Ky.


Cycling

Padilla, Salibra lead cycling at King College

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alejandro Padilla finished third and fifth while Ben Salibra placed fourth and sixth in a pair of races and Cumberland compiled eight Top 10 finishes in last week’s cyclocross event held at King College in Bristol, Tenn. It was the first-ever cyclocross event in which Cumberland competed.


Women's Volleyball

CU comes up short against league champ

LEBANON, Tenn. – Samantha Bellar recorded her first career double-double, while Kaysi Arnold and Angelyn Stanton combined for 28 kills in Cumberland's 3-2 loss to Union Thursday night.


Cycling

Cumberland ranked No. 1 in cycling

LEBANON, Tenn. – USA Cycling released updated national rankings this week and Cumberland University is currently ranked No. 1 nationally in Division II. This marks the first No. 1 national ranking in program history. The Bulldogs will carry that distinction until the USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships set for December 8-10 in Bend, Ore.


Women's Volleyball

Denney named CoSIDA Academic All-District

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Taylor Denney has been voted Third Team Academic All-District IV by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA), as announced Thursday by the organization.


Wrestling

Bulldogs fall to No. 4 McKendree

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman AJ Mott recorded his second pin in three matches to put the fifth-ranked Cumberland University wrestling team in position to win its dual against McKendree University, but the Bulldogs dropped a 26-18 decision to the No. 4 team in the country Wednesday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer set to host TranSouth Championships match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s soccer team will host Freed-Hardeman in a TranSouth Championships quarterfinal match Saturday at 10 a.m. at the CU Soccer Field. The Bulldogs defeated the Lions, 2-1, in double overtime on Tuesday.


Women's Golf

Agee takes medalist honors at RedHawk Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Allyson Agee erased a three-stroke deficit, posting a second-round 76 to take medalist honors and lead the Cumberland women’s golf team to a second-place finish on Monday and Tuesday at the RedHawk Classic at Lawrenceburg Country Club in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.


Men's Golf

Thomas places third at RedHawk Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Dustin Thomas shot two-over par and finished third while freshman Austin Garrett and senior Austin Whitmer both finished at three-over par and tied for fourth, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team to a second-place finish in the RedHawk Classic on Monday and Tuesday at Lawrenceburg Country Club in Lawrenceburg, Tenn.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland ends season with 3-2 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason and Luke Wilson both scored in the first 15 minutes, but as has been the case in so many matches this season, Cumberland allowed two second-half goals en route to a 3-2 loss to Freed-Hardeman Tuesday night in men’s soccer action in Henderson, Tenn.


Women's Soccer

CU claims double overtime victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons scored in the 106th minute on an assist from Helena Dimantas Farias, sending Cumberland to a 2-1 victory over Freed-Hardeman Tuesday in women’s soccer action in Henderson, Tenn. With the victory the Bulldogs end the regular season in a tie for third place with Union University.


Baseball

Baseball set to host pancake breakfast, garage sale

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland baseball team will hold the annual Pancake Breakfast and Garage Sale on the CU campus from 6 a.m. until Noon on Saturday, November 13.


Women's Volleyball

Dyer inks with Volleydawgs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University has added its first signee for the 2011 volleyball team with the signing of Lacy Dyer, Bulldog head coach Dwayne Deering announced this week.


Women's Basketball

Pace, Davis lead Bulldogs in opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jessica Pace posted 19 points and 14 rebounds and Yalonda Davis scored a game-high 22 points, leading Cumberland to a season-opening 73-27 victory over Oakwood University Saturday in women’s basketball action in Huntsville, Ala.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland drops season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lindal Yarbrough scored a game-high 23 points to lead Cumberland University, but the redshirt-senior’s new personal best wasn’t enough to give the Bulldogs a season-opening victory as they fell in overtime, 83-81, to Oakwood University Saturday in Huntsville, Ala.


Football

Cumberland moves up to No. 18

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland moved up two spots to No. 18 in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 released Monday by the national office. The Bulldogs defeated Union College, 29-18, last Saturday to move to 7-2 on the season and 3-1 in the Mid-South Conference West Division.


Wrestling

Three grapplers place at Lindenwood Open

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University redshirt senior Joshua Chappa lost his first match at Saturday’s Lindenwood Open in St. Charles, Mo., before battling back to claim third place at 133 with six straight victories.


Women's Soccer

Dimantas Farias named TSAC POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Helena Dimantas Farias was named the TranSouth Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring four goals with three assists in two Cumberland victories.


Football

Miller named MSC Defensive POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland linebacker Ben Miller was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after collecting 11 tackles, two for loss, forcing a fumble and starting a 15-point fourth quarter comeback with a safety in CU’s 29-18 victory this past week over Union College.


Football

Big fourth quarter carries Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared White’s 33-yard field goal gave Cumberland the lead and Mitch Reynolds caught a 28-yard touchdown pass on the next possession, giving the 20th-ranked Bulldogs a 29-18 victory over Union College Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Men's Soccer

Late goals provide 2-1 CU victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robert Boyd scored in the 83rd minute and assisted on Luke Wilson’s game-winner in the 89th minute for a 2-1 Cumberland victory over Kentucky Wesleyan in men’s soccer action Friday in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Parsons scores twice in 3-1 CU triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Rhianne Parsons scored twice and Helena Dimantas Farias added a goal and the two players combined for all three assists in Cumberland’s 3-1 victory over Kentucky Wesleyan in women’s soccer action Friday in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs earn Senior Night victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University snapped a two-match losing skid and inched back up in the TranSouth Conference volleyball standings with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-14, 25-21) victory over Lyon College on Parent/Senior Night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Wrestling

Bulldogs picked second in Mid-South

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University received one first-place vote and was picked second in the Mid-South Conference Preseason Coaches Poll, the league announced this week.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs drop decision at Bethel

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – After recording more errors than kills the first two sets, the Cumberland University volleyball team dug a hole it could not recover from as the Bulldogs fell two more spots in the TranSouth Conference standings with a 3-1 (17-25, 23-25, 28-26, 17-25) loss to Bethel University Wednesday night at Dishman Gymnasium.


Men's Soccer

TNU claims victory with second half goals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jordan Enix’s goal with less than 10 minutes left in the match proved to be the game winner, as Trevecca Nazarene tallied two second-half goals, topping Cumberland, 2-1, in men’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon.


Women's Soccer

CU scores early and often in 5-1 triumph over Trevecca

LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored three times and Morgan Shaffer added a pair of assists for Cumberland in a 5-1 victory over Trevecca Nazarene in women’s soccer action Wednesday afternoon.


Women's Golf

Taylor, Agee both shoot 82 in final round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Lindsey Taylor and sophomore Allyson Agee both carded an 82, helping Cumberland to an 11th-place team finish Tuesday in the second round of the NAIA Preview at Link Hills Country Club in Greeneville, Tenn.


Wrestling

CU grapplers prepare for season

LEBANON, Tenn. – In advance of Saturday’s season-opening wrestling tournament at Lindenwood University, Cumberland University held an intrasquad match this past weekend with the Cardinal squad picking a 21-16 victory.


Football

Kickoff time changed for final football game

LEBANON, Tenn. – The game time for Cumberland’s football contest scheduled for November 13 at the Univ. of the Cumberlands has been pushed up one hour to 12:30 p.m. ET, as agreed upon by school officials this week.


Softball

CU to host celebrity softball game

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team will host its inaugural CU Celebrities Charity Softball Game this Saturday, immediately following Cumberland’s football contest against Union College.


Football, General

CU Athletics, Leadership Wilson team to aid Nivens/McFarlin Home

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University and Leadership Wilson will sponsor a benefit aiding the Nivens/McFarlin Home in Lebanon during the November 6 football game against Belhaven University, the final home game of the year for the Bulldogs.


Bowling

Chaffin places 15th at Orange & Black Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – DJ Chaffin led the way with a 211 average over six games and Lauren Adams bowled a 178, as the Cumberland men’s and women’s bowling team both placed in the top 20 at the Orange and Black Classic at Beaver-Vu Bowl in Beavercreek, Ohio, on October 16.


Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer

Soccer matches rescheduled for Wednesday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s soccer matches scheduled for Tuesday against Trevecca Nazarene have been canceled because of high winds and forecasted severe weather for the afternoon. The matches have been rescheduled for Wednesday on the CU campus starting at 1 p.m. with a women’s match followed by the men.


Men's Golf

Garrett named Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Austin Garrett was named the TranSouth Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after posting a two-under 70 in a dual match with Bryan College at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., last week.


Women's Golf

Agee shoots another 79, tied for 19th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Allyson Agee posted her second straight 79 and is tied for 19th, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team at the NAIA Preview at Link Hills Country Club in Greeneville, Tenn.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland falls to third in TSAC with loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – The battle for second place in the TranSouth Conference volleyball race tightened up a little more Monday night as the Cumberland University volleyball team fell 3-0 to Freed-Hardeman University.


Women's Golf

Agee earns TSAC Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Allyson Agee was named the TranSouth Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week on Monday after finishing as individual medalist during Cumberland’s dual match against Bryan College last week.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs to sponsor “Dig Pink” match

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University volleyball team host its inaugural “Dig Pink” match Friday night when the Bulldogs host Lyon College in a TranSouth Conference matchup.


Football

CU moves up five spots to No. 20

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University moved up five spots to No. 20 in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 poll released Monday by the national office. The Bulldogs defeated Bethel Univ., 23-17, on the road last week and have been ranked in the Top 25 for the last five weeks.


Men's Basketball

Simon, Yarbrough named preseason All-Conference

Bulldogs picked to finish fourth in league
JACKSON, Tenn. – Walter Simon and Lindal Yarbrough were selected to the Preseason All-Conference team and Cumberland University was picked to finish fourth in the TranSouth Conference Coaches Poll.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops picked sixth, Gonzalez voted Preseason All-TSAC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tamara Gonzalez was voted Preseason All-TranSouth and the Cumberland’s women’s basketball team was selected sixth in a vote of league coaches announced Monday by the conference office during league Media Day in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Soccer

Dimantas Farias earns POW honor

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Helena Dimantas Farias was named the TranSouth Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after scoring the game-winning goal in a victory last week over Bryan College.


Football

Bulldogs hold on for 23-17 victory

MCKENZIE, Tenn. – Cumberland scored 23 points in the first half, including a 54-yard TD pass to Mike Moore, and made two defensive stands in the fourth quarter for a 23-17 victory for the Bulldogs over Bethel University here Saturday night at Wildcat Stadium.


Men's Soccer

Mason's two goals not enough

LEBANON, Tenn. – Harry Mason scored twice in the second half and Cumberland netted three goals, but it was not enough, as Mid-Continent powered to a 4-3 victory in men’s soccer action Saturday afternoon at the CU Soccer Field.


Women's Golf

Agee leads Bulldogs versus Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Allyson Agee carded a 79 to lead the Cumberland women’s golf team Friday in a dual match at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Men's Golf

Oldham, Garrett both shoot two-under 70

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshmen Austin Garrett and Stewart Oldham both shot two-under par 70, tying for medalist honors in Friday’s dual match against Bryan College at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn. The Bulldogs shot 285 as a team, the second lowest single-round score in school history.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs cruise to easy win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Eleven different Cumberland Unviersity volleyball players recorded at least one kill as the Bulldogs steamrolled Tennessee Temple, 3-0 (25-7, 25-6, 25-10) Friday afternoon at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center in a match that lasted just 47 minutes.


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Basketball media day set for Monday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball coaches Lonnie Thompson and Jeremy Lewis will take part in the Second Annual TranSouth Basketball Media Day on Monday in Jackson, Tenn.


Men's Tennis

Men's tennis wins all 15 matches in final fall tourney

LEBANON, Tenn. – All six Cumberland men’s tennis players won both of their matches and all three doubles teams posted victories in one match apiece in the team’s final fall event, October 9-10 at the Patriot Classic in Williamsburg, Ky. The tournament concluded fall action for the Bulldogs.


Men's Soccer

CU falls 7-0 at No. 12 Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sebastian Fischer scored a goal and assisted on another, as 12th-ranked Bryan College scored twice in the first seven minutes and never looked back in a 7-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Wednesday night in Dayton, Tenn.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs net 1-0 victory at Bryan

LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored the match’s only goal in the 63rd minute and Simone Quinn made six saves in goal in Cumberland’s 1-0 victory over Bryan College Wednesday night in Dayton, Tenn.


Wrestling

Davis picked No. 1, Bulldogs fifth

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mikey Davis will begin his redshirt-senior season as the No. 1 wrestler at 141, while six other Bulldog grapplers are nationally ranked in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Top 20 preseason poll, and Cumberland University has been tabbed No. 5 as a team.


General

Cumberland ranks third in NAIA Champions of Character Scorecard

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University finished third nationally for the 2009-10 academic year in the NAIA’s Champions of Character Scorecard released this week by the national office.


Women's Tennis

CU completes fall action at Patriot Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Larissa Akari Miura and junior Courtney Schaub both split singles matches and the duo combined to win their only doubles match at the Patriot Fall Classic on October 9-10 in Williamsburg, Ky. The tournament concluded fall action for the Bulldogs.


Softball

Annual softball auction set for Friday

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University softball team will host its annual Silent Auction and Dinner on Friday, October 22 at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel on the CU campus.


Cycling

Bulldogs finish 14th at national championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Logan Luker placed 12th in cross country and senior Alejandro Padilla finished 12th in 4-cross, leading Cumberland to at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships. The team also experienced 3.1 magnitude earthquake before returning to Tennessee.


Football

Bulldogs drop to 25th

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland dropped to 25th in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 after a 20-17 overtime loss at Faulkner University, as announced by the national office on Monday.


Men's Golf

Vaughan ties for medalist honors versus MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Paul Vaughan tied for individual medalist honors with a two-over 74 and senior Austin Whitmer and junior Guy Nardo both tied for third, leading the Cumberland men’s golf team Friday in a dual match against Martin Methodist at Point Mallard Golf Club in Decatur, Ala.


Men's Soccer

Late goal nips Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Andy Gordon’s goal in the 89th minute gave Martin Methodist a 3-2 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Saturday afternoon at the CU Soccer Field.


Women's Soccer

CU unable to take down RedHawks

LEBANON, Tenn. – Simone Quinn’s 12 saves were not enough to hold off sixth-ranked Martin Methodist in Cumberland’s 2-0 loss, as the Bulldog offense struggled in women’s soccer action Saturday at the CU Soccer Field.


Football

Cumberland's winning streak ends at five

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Backup quarterback Christian Burnett was picked off in the end zone and Thomas Price booted a 33-yard field goal in overtime as Faulkner University shocked No. 16 Cumberland University Saturday at the Cramton Bowl with a 20-17 victory.


Women's Volleyball

Arnold leads CU to season sweep of rival

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaysi Arnold posted her second double-digit kill, error-free match of the season, leading Cumberland University to a 3-0 (25-18, 25-21, 25-23) win over rival Trevecca Nazarene University Thursday night.


Football

Pink Out set for Saturday's game at Faulkner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Faulkner University is sponsoring a Pink Out for this Saturday’s football game against Cumberland in honor of national Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Bowling

Shipp claims sixth place at Brickyard Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s bowling team completed its second tournament of the season with 10th and 15th place finishes in the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively, last weekend at the Brickyard Classic at Western Bowl in Indianapolis, Ind.


Wrestling

Wrestlers help fix up playground

The Cumberland University wrestling team assisted with the renovations to the playground at Don Fox Community Park on September 30.


Cycling

Three cyclists headed to Mountain Bike championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seniors Alejandro Padilla and Jeremy Chambers along with freshman Logan Luker all have earned invitational to the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championships this weekend in Truckee, Calif. The event takes place Friday through Sunday at the Northstar Resort near Lake Tahoe.


Men's Golf

Nardo, Thomas rebound for the men

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Guy Nardo carded a second round 74 while junior Dustin Thomas fired a 75 and freshman Austin Garrett shot a 76 and tied for 20th overall for the Cumberland men’s golf team Tuesday at the Indian Bayou Invitational in Destin, Fla.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs drop second straight TSAC match

JACKSON, Tenn. – Cumberland University closed out its four-game road swing with its third loss of the road trip and second in a row as the Bulldogs fell to TranSouth Conference leader Union University, 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-21), Tuesday at Fred DeLay Gymnasium.


Women's Golf

Taylor finishes 21st at Old Hickory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Lindsey Taylor carded a second-round 83, tying for 21st overall, and the Cumberland women’s golf team finished sixth overall Tuesday at the Trevecca Nationwide Invitational at Old Hickory Country Club in Old Hickory, Tenn.


Cycling

Padilla leads cyclists at SECCC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alejandro Padilla placed fifth in dual slalom and seventh in cross country while Jeremy Chambers had a pair of Top 20 finishes for Cumberland’s cycling team at the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Championships held October 2-3 in Conyers, Ga.


Baseball

Tickets still available for Championship Dinner

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tickets may still be purchased for the Baseball Championship Ring Celebration and Dinner set for this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon, honoring the 2010 National Championship team as well as All-Americans and Scholar-Athletes from the club.


Football

Simpson earns National POW honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Chris Simpson was named the NAIA Defensive Player of the Week after his performance in last Saturday’s victory over Shorter University, intercepting two passes and recovering a fumble.


Men's Golf

Garrett leads Bulldogs with opening round 76

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Austin Garrett fired a first-round 76, tying for 16th overall Monday at the Indian Bayou Classic at Indian Bayou Golf Club in Destin, Fla.


Football

Bulldogs move up to No. 16

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland jumped five spots to No. 16 in this week’s NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25, announced by the national office on Monday. The ranking is the highest for CU since September 26, 2000, when the Bulldogs were also rated 16th.


Women's Golf

McGinley tied for 10th at TNU Fall Invite

LEBANON, Tenn. – K.C. McGinley carded a seven-over par 79 while Lindsey Taylor and Allyson Agee both posted an 82, leading Cumberland to a tie for fifth Monday after the first round of the Trevecca Nationwide Invitational at Old Hickory Country Club.


Football

Simpson named Defensive POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland defensive back Chris Simpson was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after intercepting two passes, running one back for a touchdown, and recovering a fumble in CU’s 22-14 victory over Shorter University.


Men's Soccer

Bulldogs fall 3-0 at Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Dejan Kostic scored once and handed out two assists in Union University’s 3-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Saturday night in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs play to 1-1 draw at Union

LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored unassisted in the 62nd minute just seconds after Union got on the board and Rhianne Parsons made six saves in goal, two in the second overtime, as Cumberland and Union played to a 1-1 draw in women’s soccer action Saturday in Jackson, Tenn.


Football

Late scores propel Bulldogs, 22-14

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jared White booted a 30-yard field goal with 1:49 to play and Chris Simpson added a 63-yard interception return for touchdown a little over a minute later as 21st-ranked Cumberland came from behind to post a 22-14 victory over Shorter Univ. Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.


Bowling

Bowlers finish second in first fall event

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s bowling team made a strong debut for the 2010 season, placing second overall in both the men’s and women’s divisions at the Green River Classic at Phillips Lanes in Campbellsville, Ky., on September 25.


Women's Volleyball

CU drops TranSouth contest

PULASKI, Tenn. –Kaysi Arnold tallied a dozen kills, but the sophomore’s 10th double-digit effort of the season wasn’t enough to help the Cumberland University volleyball team hold off Martin Methodist Thursday night as the Bulldogs fell 3-1 (25-23, 12-25, 24-26, 20-25).


Men's Soccer

Harrison's two goals lead 2-0 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mark Harrison tallied a pair of goals, one on a header and the other on a penalty shot, in the first 30 minutes to lead Cumberland to a 2-0 victory over Brescia University in men’s soccer action Wednesday at the CU Soccer Field.


Women's Soccer

Four first-half goals lead to 5-1 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored twice and assisted on another goal and Rhianne Parsons put Cumberland ahead early with a goal 18 seconds into the match in a 5-1 victory over Brescia University Wednesday at the CU Soccer Field.


Cycling

Padilla places eighth in two events at track nationals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Alejandro Padilla finished eighth in a pair of events and the Bulldogs placed fifth in the Team Pursuit at the USA Cycling Collegiate Track National Championships September 23-25 at the Major Taylor Velodrome in Indianapolis, Ind.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs end skid against FHU

HENDERSON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University volleyball team came from behind on Tuesday night at the FHU Sports Center to defeat Freed-Hardeman University, 3-2 (25-18, 14-25, 19-25, 25-20, 15-10), downing the Lions for the first time in more than five years.


Cycling

Cyclists conclude long September schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s cycling team put together three straight weekends of good results during the month of September in preparation for the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference championships this past weekend at Georgia Tech.


Men's Soccer

Cumberland drops another close match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Juan Garzon scored twice and assisted on another goal and Daniel Ericcson added a goal and an assist, as Lambuth University scored twice in the final 15 minutes to put the game away in a 3-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Monday in Jackson, Tenn.


Women's Golf

Taylor named TSAC Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland freshman Lindsey Taylor was named the TranSouth Conference Women’s Golf of the Week Monday after shooting an 81 to help the Cumberland defeat Martin Methodist in a dual match at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Women's Soccer

Dimantas Farias scores twice in 3-0 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored a pair of first half goals and Morgan Shaffer added another in the second half in Cumberland’s 3-0 victory over Lambuth University Monday in Jackson, Tenn.


Football

Bulldogs jump four spots to No. 21

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University moved up four spots to No. 21 in Monday’s NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25, announced by the national office. It is the highest ranking for the Bulldogs since October 8, 2002, when CU was also rated 21st in the nation.


Women's Golf

McGinley, Taylor lead Bulldogs over MMC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore K.C. McGinley and freshman Lindsey Taylor both shot 81 and sophomore Allyson Agee posted an 83, leading the Cumberland women’s golf team in a dual match victory over Martin Methodist Friday at Windtree Golf Club in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.


Men's Soccer

Bulldogs miss chances in 4-3 defeat

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland missed excellent scoring opportunities, with Plinio Campos hitting the post and Eric Clark nailing the crossbar, as the Bulldogs dropped a 4-3 decision Sunday to Lyon College in men’s soccer action.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer falls in double OT

LEBANON, Tenn. – Anja Klotzle scored on a penalty kick three minutes into the second overtime, giving Lyon College a 2-1 victory over Cumberland in women’s soccer action Sunday at the CU Soccer Field.


Football

Bureau, defense lead 23-7 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – In his first appearance of the season, Curt Bureau completed 22-of-34 passes for 296 yards and one touchdown in 25th-ranked Cumberland’s 23-7 victory over Lindsey Wilson Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium.


Women's Basketball

Women's hoops set to host free clinic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s women’s basketball team will host a free skills and drills clinic for boys and girls ages 6-13 on Saturday, October 23 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center. The clinic will conclude with a Cardinal and White scrimmage for the women’s basketball team starting at Noon.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland falls on the road

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The Cumberland University volleyball team lost its first true road match of the season as the Bulldogs fell to Campbellsville University in straight sets (25-20, 25-22, 25-18) Thursday at the Powell Athletic Center.


Women's Soccer

Cumberland tops Judson College, 8-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Morgan Shaffer posted her first career hat trick and Rhianne Parsons and Simone Quinn each added a pair of goals in Cumberland’s 8-0 victory over Judson College Wednesday in Marion, Ala.


Baseball

Ring dinner, celebration set for October 14

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host a Championship Ring Celebration and Dinner for the 2010 Baseball National Championship team on Thursday, October 14 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon. The dinner is open to the public and only 100 tickets are available.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs fall to Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – After letting match point slip away in the fourth set, the Cumberland University volleyball team was unable to regain control in the fifth as the Bulldogs suffered their first defeat in TranSouth Conference play with a 3-2 loss to Bethel University Tuesday night.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland releases men’s basketball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University men’s basketball team will play a dozen home contests this season, including a matchup against the team that knocked the Bulldogs out of the NAIA National Championships two years ago.


Men's Tennis

Sanna wins three times in singles and doubles

LEBANON, Tenn. – Newcomer Evan Sanna won three matches before falling in the quarterfinals in singles and Sanna and Devin Crotzer reached the semifinals with three victories for Cumberland’s men’s tennis team this past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional in Owensboro, Ky.


Women's Tennis

Schaub, Miura both reach semis at ITA Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Courtney Schaub and Larissa Akari Miura both reached the semifinals in singles, winning three matches each along the way and leading Cumberland’s women’s tennis team this past weekend at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships in Owensboro, Ky.


Football

CU hosting Coaches Breakfast this Saturday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University will host The Coaches Breakfast this Saturday at 9 a.m. at Lindsey Donnell Stadium. The show is hosted by Tommy Bryan, CU’s play-by-play announcer, and features CU football coach Dewayne Alexander and Wilson County high school coaches.


Football

Bulldogs ranked 25th in Coaches' Poll

LEBANON, Tenn. – Riding a three-game winning streak, Cumberland University is ranked 25th in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25, announced by the NAIA office late Monday afternoon. The ranking is the first for the Bulldogs since January 12, 2003, a postseason poll at the conclusion of the 2002 season.


Football

Miller's three TDs leads Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lemeco Miller rushed one for touchdown and caught a pair of TD passes, totaling 114 all-purpose yards in Cumberland’s 30-7 victory over West Virginia Tech Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs continue winning ways

LEBANON, Tenn. – Angelyn Stanton posted a career-high 16 kills as Cumberland University extended its TranSouth Conference winning streak to five games Saturday with a 3-0 win over Lyon College at Becknell Gym in Batesville, Ark.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs hold off Martin Methodist

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaysi Arnold posted a season-best 18 kills to lead Cumberland University to its fourth straight victory in TranSouth Conference play as the Bulldogs downed Martin Methodist, 3-0, Thursday night at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland comes back from 0-2 to beat rival in five

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Taylor Denney posted a double-double and Kaysi Arnold had an error-free, 15-kill match to lead Cumberland to come-from-behind 3-2 victory over rival Trevecca Nazarene.


Men's Soccer

Shorthanded Bulldogs downed at Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Mohammed Dumbuya scored twice in the first 10 minutes and then again in the second half, as Bethel University dominated play en route to a 6-0 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday in McKenzie, Tenn.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs drop TSAC opener, 2-0

LEBANON, Tenn. – Bethel University scored twice in the first 12 minutes of the match and held off a flurry of chances in the second half by Cumberland in a 2-0 Wildcat victory Tuesday in women’s soccer action in McKenzie, Tenn.


General

Hall of Fame tickets available

LEBANON, Tenn. – Tickets for the 2010 Cumberland Sports Hall of Fame dinner set for Friday, October 1 at 6 p.m. in Baird Chapel are now on sale for $25 per person by calling the CU Athletic Department at 615/547-1350.


Wrestling

CU wrestlers tackle Trooper test

LEBANON, Tenn. – Members of the Cumberland University wrestling team participated in a physical training test administered by the Tennessee Highway Patrol last week.


Women's Basketball

CU announces women's basketball schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Fifteen home games, including dates with defending national champion Union University and five other NAIA National Tournament qualifiers, highlight Cumberland’s 2010-11 women’s basketball schedule, released this week by head coach Jeremy Lewis.


Football

College coaches support CoachtoCureMD

LEBANON, Tenn. – College football coaches around the nation will be wearing green and blue armbands this weekend as part of the AFCA's campaign Coach to Cure MD in support of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), including Cumberland head coach Dewayne Alexander when the Bulldogs face West Virginia Tech.


Women's Golf

McGinley named TranSouth Golfer of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore K.C. McGinley was named the TranSouth Golfer of the Week Monday after tying for eighth at the first fall event for the Bulldogs, the MSC Fall Invitational in Bardstown, Ky.


Women's Golf

Agee, Taylor both shoot 81 in final round

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Allyson Agee and freshman Lindsey Taylor both carded final round scores of 81 and sophomore K.C. McGinley tied for eighth overall after her second straight 82 on Friday in the final round of the MSC Fall Invitational at The Pines in Bardstown, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Two early goals sink Bulldogs

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lindenwood University scored twice in the first 16 minutes and despite a second-half goal from Harry Mason, Cumberland was never able to overcome the slow start, dropping a 2-1 decision in men’s soccer Saturday at the Gibson County Tourism Board Classic in Oakland City, Ind.


Women's Volleyball

CU drops first home match

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University volleyball team split a pair of matches on the final day of the TranSouth/Mid-South Volleyball Classic Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Football

Burnett, defense power Bulldog victory, 35-6

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Christian Burnett completed 20-of-28 passes for 184 and one touchdown and rushed four times for 25 yards and another score in Cumberland’s 35-6 victory over Kentucky Christian here Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland claims two victories

LEBANON, Tenn. – Kaysi Arnold tallied 22 kills to lead Cumberland University to a pair of four-set victories on the opening day of the TranSouth/Mid-South Volleyball Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center Friday.


Men's Golf

Vaughan loses in a playoff

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Paul Vaughan lost on the first playoff hole after shooting a 73 and junior Dustin Thomas, senior Austin Whitmer and freshman Austin Garrett all tied for sixth for Cumberland’s golf team Friday at the Union University Fall Invitational at Jackson National Golf Club in Jackson, Tenn.


Men's Soccer

Als, Mason help Bulldogs score 4-1 triumph

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robert Als and Harry Mason both scored and assisted on each other’s goals and Als and Luke Wilson added scores in the final 15 minutes in Cumberland’s 4-1 victory over Harris Stowe State Friday at the Gibson County Tourism Board Classic in Oakland City, Ind.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs continue domination of Mid-Continent

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland University held Mid-Continent University to a negative hitting percentage and defeated the Cougars for the 12th straight time Thursday night.


Women's Golf

McGinley tied for eighth at first fall event

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore K.C. McGinley posted an opening-round 82 while sophomore Allyson Agee and freshman Kayla Smith both shot 85 Monday in the Mid-South Conference Fall Invitational at The Pines in Bardstown, Ky.


Women's Soccer

CU falls 3-1 to Campbellsville

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University put up 18 shots and missed several excellent scoring opportunities in both halves, dropping a 3-1 decision to Campbellsville University on Thursday.


General

CU gear available at area stores

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland fans may now purchase Bulldog merchandise and apparel at two Lebanon-area stores, WalMart and Exxon on the Run, both on South Cumberland Street.


Football

McLemore earns NAIA National Player of the Week honors

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Allanté McLemore was voted the NAIA National Defensive Player of the Week Monday after returning a pair of interceptions for touchdowns in the Bulldogs 33-21 victory over Campbellsville University.


Football

McLemore named MSC Player of the Week

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Allanté McLemore was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after returning a pair of interceptions for touchdowns in the Bulldogs 33-21 victory over Campbellsville University Saturday.


Football

Defense leads CU to 33-21 victory

LEBANON, Tenn. – Allanté McLemore returned two interceptions for touchdowns and Cody McCallister picked up a fumble and raced 56 yards for a score, as Cumberland posted a 33-21 victory over Campbellsville Univ. Saturday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs split on final day of Rumpke Invitational

LEBANON, Tenn. - Cumberland University’s volleyball team bounced back from a pair of losses on Friday with a 3-1 win over St. Catharine College before suffering a 3-0 loss Saturday in its second match of the day to Milligan College.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland suffers first defeats of season

LEBANON, Tenn. - After 10 straight wins to open the season, Cumberland University’s volleyball team dropped its first two matches of the year Friday on the first day of Georgetown College’s Rumpke Invitational in Georgetown, Ky.


Baseball

Bulldogs set to scrimmage at Lebanon, White House

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s baseball team will play an intrasquad scrimmage Tuesday, September 14, at 6 p.m. at Veterans Field in Lebanon. The public is invited to get a first-look at head coach Woody Hunt’s 2011 club. Admission is free.


Women's Volleyball

Streaking Bulldogs cruise past Tennessee Temple

LEBANON, Tenn. - Lauren Carter posted a career-high six kills, Laura DeGear had four blocks and Taylor Denney recorded nine service aces to lead Cumberland University as the Bulldogs swept Tennessee Temple University Thursday in Chattanooga, Tenn.


General

Pavan participating in Sherry's Run Day at MaggieMoo's

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan is one of six CU employees who will scoop ice cream as part of a Sherry’s Run Day fundraiser at the Lebanon location of MaggieMoo’s this Thursday, September 9.


Men's Soccer

Bulldogs drop 3-1 decision at VIC

LEBANON, Tenn. – Marshall Phillips scored twice in the first half and homestanding Virginia Intermont added another goal in the third minute of the second half en route to a 3-1 victory over Cumberland in men’s soccer action Tuesday night in Bristol, Va.


Football

Free admission for Saturday's football game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University President Harvill Eaton is opening the gates for everyone to attend this Saturday’s football home opener, with free admission to the 1:30 p.m. kickoff against Campbellsville University at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field on the CU campus.


Baseball

Hunt presented with Reese L. Smith, Jr. Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Woody Hunt was presented with the Reese L. Smith, Jr., Award Tuesday by the Nashville Sports Council at the organization’s monthly luncheon at the Wildhorse Saloon in downtown Nashville.


Women's Volleyball

Arnold, Gericke named All-Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. - Kaysi Arnold and Jessica Gericke were selected to the All-Tournament team during last weekend’s Scott Jones Classic at Trevecca Nazarene University as the pair of Cumberland University Bulldogs helped lead the team to four victories.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs rally to knock off rival, remain undefeated

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Three Bulldogs had double-digit kills in Cumberland University’s come-from-behind victory in five sets over Trevecca Nazarene University in the final game of the Trojans’ inaugural Scott Jones Classic Saturday evening at Moore Gym.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs fall to Georgetown, 4-1

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland controlled play for much of the first half but gave up a late goal and Georgetown College’s Caitlin Williams posted a hat trick in a 4-1 Tigers victory Saturday at the CU Soccer Field.


Women's Volleyball

Cumberland picks up two more wins

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Kaysi Arnold tallied 20 kills in two matches at the Scott Jones Classic at Trevecca Nazarene University Friday as Cumberland University continued its season-opening winning streak with a 3-2 win over Milligan College and a sweep of Brescia University.


Baseball

Photos, DVD's available of national championship

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland supporters and alumni may purchase photos and DVD’s of this year’s NAIA Baseball National Championship at www.naiaworldseries.com.


Football

Big plays sink Bulldogs, 38-6

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Austin Peay used four big plays as well as a combined 212 rushing yards from Terrence Holt and Ryan White, en route to a 38-6 victory over Cumberland Thursday night in the season opener for both teams at Governors Stadium.


Women's Volleyball

Bulldogs claim victory in TSAC opener

MAYFIELD, Ky. – Cumberland University continued its run of perfect matches to start the season as the Bulldogs won their fifth straight 3-0 match, opening TranSouth Conference play with a victory over Mid-Continent University at the Cougar Center on Wednesday night.


Softball

Sunday's prospect workout canceled

LEBANON, Tenn. – A softball prospect workout originally scheduled for this weekend at Cumberland University has been canceled, head coach Heather Stanfill announced.


Cycling

Rand, Luker lead CU in first event

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seth Rand placed fourth in downhill and newcomer Logan Luker finished 10th in cross country, leading Cumberland’s cycling team this past weekend in an event hosted by East Tennessee State in Johnson City, Tenn.


Women's Soccer

Sparks named Defensive POW

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland goalie Hanna Sparks was named the TranSouth Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after making 16 saves in a pair of matches last weekend for the Bulldogs.


Women's Soccer

CU falls 3-2 in overtime

LEBANON, Tenn. – Helena Dimantas Farias scored a goal and assisted on another, but Cumberland dropped a 3-2 decision in overtime against the Univ. of the Cumberlands Saturday in the Golden Corral Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Men's Soccer

Men fall 2-1 in championship match

LEBANON, Tenn. – Plinio Campos scored on a Robert Als assist in the 17th minute, but Cumberland allowed the eventual game-winner in the 37th minute, falling 2-1 to Faulkner Univ. Saturday in the championship game of the Golden Corral Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Women's Volleyball

CU remains perfect with two sweeps

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University picked up sweeps of Pikeville College and Faulkner University on Saturday at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center to go undefeated in the Volleydawg Classic for the third straight year.


Men's Soccer

Two late goals propel CU to opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Robert Als and Luke Wilson both scored in the final 15 minutes, providing Cumberland with a 2-0 victory over Emmanuel College Friday in men’s soccer action at the Golden Corral Classic in Barbourville, Ky.


Women's Soccer

Bulldogs score final-minute victory

Morgan Shaffer scored the game-tying goal in the 63rd minute, setting up the game-winner in the final minute by Rhianne Parsons, giving Cumberland a 2-1 season-opening victory.


Women's Volleyball

Rodriguez serves up season-opening win

LEBANON, Tenn. – Jaclyn Rodriguez made an impressive debut for Cumberland University, helping the Bulldogs to 19 straight points to open their first match of the season, a 3-0 win over Tennessee Temple University. The Bulldogs later defeated Mountain State University, 3-0, in the Volleydawg Classic at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs set for season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – After two weeks of two-a-days, the Cumberland University volleyball team is preparing to open the 2010 campaign as the Bulldogs will host their annual Volleydawg Classic this weekend at the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Women's Basketball

Gonzalez completes play with Paraguay national team

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland guard Tamara Gonzalez recently finished playing for the Paraguay senior national team in the South American Championships in Santiago, Chile, averaging almost 24 minutes per game and starting all four games in the tournament.


Women's Soccer

Scrimmage concludes training camp, regular season begins Friday

LEBANON, Tenn. – Women’s soccer conclude their preseason training Saturday with an intrasquad scrimmage, now set sights on opening match Friday, at Union College.


Men's Soccer

Bulldogs gear up for season opener

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s men’s soccer team concluded preseason training last Saturday with an intrasquad scrimmage, switch focus this week to regular season opener Friday against Emmanuel College.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

CU tennis hosting fall clinics

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University tennis coach Bill McCormick will hold a pair of tennis clinics during September and October on the CU campus for players eight-years-old and up as well as adults.


Cycling

Cyclists prepare for expanded fall schedule

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s cycling team begins its fall season in less than two weeks, adding two more disciplines – track and cyclocross – for the first time in program history and also adding to its roster to specialize in the sport’s four total disciplines.


Men's Golf, Women's Golf

Golf sets date for scramble fundraiser

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland golf teams will host a four-person scramble fundraiser at WindTree Golf Course in Mt. Juliet on Saturday, September 11 starting at 1 p.m.


Women's Soccer

Women's soccer selected fifth by coaches


Men's Soccer

Bulldog men picked third by coaches

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s men’s soccer team was picked third among eight teams in the TranSouth in a poll of league coaches released this week by conference office.




Women's Volleyball

Cumberland picked fifth by TSAC coaches

After a fifth-place finish in the regular season a year ago, the coaches of the TranSouth Conference have picked Cumberland University to finish in the same spot this season, the league announced Monday.



Baseball

Baseball set to host Alumni Game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland baseball will host its bi-annual Alumni Game on Homecoming weekend this fall, with a breakfast at the Benton Jennings Indoor Facility at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Alumni Game at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 2.



Baseball, Football, Men's Soccer, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Softball

Seven CU squads earn NAIA Scholar-Team Award

LEBANON, Tenn. – Seven Cumberland athletic teams were recognized with the NAIA National Scholar-Team Award recently among 864 teams nationally. A team must post a minimum 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution to be considered for the NAIA Scholar Team award.


Women's Volleyball

Volleydawgs begin fall practice

The Cumberland University volleyball team began its fall camp with two practices in the Dallas Floyd Recreation Center on Monday.






Women's Basketball

Bulldogs sign Ibague

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of Tunja, Colombia, native Stefanía Ibague to scholarship papers for the 2010-11 academic year, the sixth and final signee in this year’s class.



Baseball, Football, Women's Basketball, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball

Six selected for Sports Hall of Fame

LEBANON, Tenn. – Six former Cumberland University athletes and coaches will be inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in the Class of 2010, including the late Nick Coutras, Randy Stegall, Rita Maynard McCarthy, Bud Childers, Roger Cox and Tommy Smith.


Women's Basketball

Cumberland inks fourth transfer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of former UT Martin player Samantha Harper to scholarship papers this week for the 2010-11 academic year.



Women's Basketball

CU adds UT Martin transfer

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University women’s basketball coach Jeremy Lewis announced the signing of former UT Martin basketball player Yalonda Davis to scholarship papers for the 2010-11 academic year.



General

Former Bulldog Hickmann named Strength and Conditioning Coach

Cumberland Athletic Director Ron Pavan announced the hiring this week of former Bulldog football player Matthew Hickmann as the department’s Strength and Conditioning Coach.


Football

Football season tickets now on sale

Cumberland football will offer three season ticket packages for the 2010 home schedule.


Women's Soccer

McKinney named women's soccer coach


Wrestling

Bulldogs sign Cookeville grappler

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four-time state qualifier Ethan Henry recently inked with the Cumberland University wrestling team, head coach Jarad Swint announced.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Three tennis players named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. –Cumberland senior tennis players Felipe Oliveira, Emily Jacobs and Bea Mompó-Rebaque were named 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office this week.


Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis

Four Bulldogs named Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland tennis players, two men and two women, were recently named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office.


Men's Golf

Cart, Thomas, Vaughan all named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes

LEBANON, Tenn. – Three Cumberland golfers were recently named TranSouth Scholar-Athletes by the conference office, including junior Matt Cart and sophomores Dustin Thomas and Paul Vaughan.


Softball

Collierville’s Murray inks with CU softball

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University softball coach Heather Stanfill announced the most recent signee for the 2011 season with the addition of Sarah Murray.


Cycling

Bulldogs sign four riders, add track and cyclocross to program

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University cycling team has signed four student-athletes to scholarship papers for the 2010-11 academic year, as announced this week by head coach Tim Hall. The program will also begin competing in two other disciplines in the next school year – track and cyclocross.


Women's Basketball

Owens transfers to Cumberland


Cycling

Sullivan, Padilla invited to nationals

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University’s Ryan Sullivan and Alejandro Padilla both received invitations to this weekend’s USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships in Madison, Wis.


Softball

Bulldogs’ season ends with extra-inning loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – After losing a quarterfinal game to Trevecca Nazarene University, 3-1, earlier in the day, fifth-seeded Cumberland University’s season came to a close with a 2-1 loss in eight innings to Bethel University in an elimination game in the TranSouth Championships at the Trojan Softball Complex Thursday night.


Softball

Cumberland drops close game to rival

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Fifth-seeded Cumberland University fell behind early and couldn’t climb out of the hole against host Trevecca Nazarene University downed the Bulldogs, 3-1, in the quarterfinals of the TranSouth Championships at the Trojan Softball Complex Thursday, sending CU to the losers’ bracket and setting up a matchup against Bethel University.


Women's Golf

Agee ties for second at NAIA Qualifying Tournament

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Allyson Agee posted rounds of 79 and 80 and tied for second overall this week at the NAIA Qualifying Tournament at Bull Creek Golf Club in Columbus, Ga.




Men's Basketball

Springer shines in All-Star game

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Brandon Springer will join several collegiate players from the state of Tennessee in the 3rd Annual Music City All-Star Classic Saturday at 4 p.m. at CU’s Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.


Men's Tennis

CU season ends with 5-4 loss

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland won a pair of doubles matches, but 15th-ranked Martin Methodist claimed the top four singles outings in straight sets and the RedHawks ended the Bulldogs season with a 5-4 triumph Friday in the NAIA Qualifying Tournament in Montgomery, Ala.


Cycling

Sullivan has pair of Top 10's at SECCC Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Freshman Ryan Sullivan placed fifth in the criterium and eighth in the road race, leading Cumberland’s cycling team this past weekend at the Southeastern Collegiate Cycling Conference Championships at Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, N.C.


Men's Tennis

Bulldogs drop 5-4 decision to Bethel

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland split the six singles matches but lost 2-of-3 doubles outings and dropped a 5-4 decision to 22nd-ranked Bethel University Friday in men’s tennis action in Dickson, Tenn. The match was suspended because of rain during doubles action on March 3 in Georgetown, Ky.


Cycling

Padilla leads Bulldogs at UAH



Women's Basketball

Bulldogs ink Hillsboro's Pace


Men's Basketball

Springer selected to play in Music City All-Star Classic

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University senior Brandon Springer will join several collegiate players from the state of Tennessee in the 3rd Annual Music City All-Star Classic Saturday at 4 p.m. at CU’s Dallas Floyd Recreation Center.



Men's Golf

Nardo shoots 69, Bulldogs place four in Top 10

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Guy Nardo fired a three-under 69 but the Cumberland men’s golf team fell short of defending their conference title, losing by five shots to Union University Tuesday at the TranSouth Championships at Pickwick Landing State Park Golf Course in Pickwick Dam, Tenn.


Men's Tennis

Bulldogs win 1-of-3 over weekend


Women's Golf

Agee leads at TranSouth Championships


Men's Golf

Whitmer, Bulldogs both second at TranSouth Championships

LEBANON, Tenn. – Junior Austin Whitmer posted rounds of 71 and 75 and the Cumberland men’s golf team was lights-out in the opening round but trails by one shot overall after 36 holes Monday in the TranSouth Championships at Pickwick Landing State Park Golf Course in Pickwick Dam, Tenn.


Wrestling

Myers, Shoultz receive All-Academic awards

LEBANON, Tenn. – Trey Myers and Andy Shoultz were named All-Academic and Cumberland University’s wrestling team was recognized for having the sixth-highest team GPA of the teams that qualified for the 52nd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships.





Wrestling

CU signs Mt. Juliet heavyweight

LEBANON, Tenn. – The Cumberland University wrestling team added a state champion to its list of 2010-11 signees when Mt. Juliet High School’s Hunter Allen inked scholarship papers to wrestle for the Bulldogs.


Men's Basketball

Cumberland adds two more transfers

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland University basketball coach Lonnie Thompson announced the signing of two players on Tuesday after Graciano Negron and Carlos Woodard inked scholarship papers to join the Bulldogs for the 2010-11 campaign.


Men's Basketball

CU to host Bulldog Showcase

LEBANON, Tenn. – High school seniors and post-graduate athletes will have an opportunity to show off their talent on the basketball court in front of several collegiate coaches April 10 at Cumberland University during the inaugural Bulldog Showcase.


Men's Basketball

Springer named All-American

LEBANON, Tenn. – Brandon Springer’s list of accomplishments at Cumberland University continues to grow more than two weeks after the senior played his final game in a Bulldog uniform as he was named Second Team All-America, the NAIA announced Tuesday.




Wrestling

Three Bulldogs named NAIA Scholar-Athletes

OKLAHOMA CITY – A trio of Bulldog wrestlers were tabbed 2010 Daktronics-NAIA Wrestling Scholar-Athletes, announced by the national office during last week’s 53rd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships.


Wrestling

Casadaban wrestles to runner-up finish

OKLAHOMA CITY – James Casadaban fell behind early in his title match and couldn’t battle back to overtake Notre Dame College’s Thomas Straughn as the Cumberland University grappler finished second in the 53rd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships.


Wrestling

Davis places third in NAIA

OKLAHOMA CITY – James Casadaban fell behind early in his title match and couldn’t battle back to overtake Notre Dame College’s Thomas Straughn as the Cumberland University grappler finished second in the 53rd Annual NAIA Wrestling National Championships.



Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Basketball games canceled


Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball

Community events set for remaining basketball games